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        Gullivers Reise ins Land der Riesen (Eine Reise nach Brobbingnag)

      Berlino , PROPYLAEN VERLAG, 1922 - Testo in lingua tedesca impresso a caratteri gotici. Con 25 incisioni in nero di Lovis Corinth (1858-1925), alcune delle quali a piena pagina. Tiratura di 400 esemplari numerati e firmati da Lovis Corinth all'ultima pagina. 4to. pp. 76. . Molto buono (Very Good). Cerniere con modesta frattura. Mancanza alle pagg. 75-76 senza pregiudizio del testo e grossolana riparazione con adesivo (Small crack to front and back hinges. Lack of paper to pages 75-76). Edizione di 400 es. numerati e firmati. . Rilegato mezza pelle (half-leather binding) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A REVISION OF THE TREATY Being A Sequel To The Economic Consequences Of The Peace

      London: Macmillan and Co. 1922. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine copy, the binding clean and square, the contents with a neat ink signature to the top of the front free endpaper and a small bookplate to the top left corner of the front pastedown (hidden by the dustwrapper flap), otherwise clean and bright throughout. Complete with the lightly rubbed, nicked and toned original dustwrapper. An excellent example. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Autograph letter signed. Heidelberg, 4. V. 1922.

      1922. 8vo. 2 pp. Includes addendum. Written as professor of psychology at Heidelberg University to Alexander Amersdorffer, first secretary of the Prussian Academy of Arts, who had asked him for a professional opinion as to the case of the German painter Carl Blechen, who had died deranged in 1840. - Accompanied by a letter from Jaspers to his friend, the German psychiatrist Johannes Heinrich Schultz in Jena, thanking him for his response to Jaspers's pathography of Strindberg.

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        Gli indomabili

      Edizioni futuriste di 'Poesia' della Società Tip. Editoriale Porta, 1922. Bross. ed. pp. 180 Dedica di Marinetti al frontespizio. Stato di conservazione meiocre. Esterni usurati e bruniture interne.

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        THE WORKS OF HERMAN MELVILLE Standard Edition in 16 Volumes [Complete]

      Constable and Co., 1922.. Limited numbered edn (319 of 750). 16 vols. Tall 8vo. Original uniform decorative blind-stamped gilt lettered blue cloth, top edges gilt (some light shelf wear at heads and tails of spines - otherwise a bright VG set). Pp. various (previous owner's bookplate on front paste-downs; no inscriptions). .

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        Kupka

      Paris, La Cible, J. Povolozky (Quelques peintres), 1922. In-8, 87-(3) pp., broché, couverture illustrée (couverture un peu brunie). Un des 400 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé antique (après 100 pur fil). Complet du portrait contrecollé, de la planche en couleurs au pochoir, des 16 hors-texte en noir, du bandeau et des 8 culs-de-lampe gravés. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *

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        Das Leben des Menschen. 5 Bde. (komplett).

      Stuttgart: Franckh'sche; 1922-1931.. Band 5 mit gefaltetem Poster (95 x 47 cm) "Der Mensch als Industriepalast" in Lasche (Orig.-Farblithographie (12 Farben). Kanten tls. mit kleinen Knickspuren; äußere Falz etw. gebräunt. Insgesamt kräftiger Druck bei Fricke & Co. Stuttgart. - Ohne die zweite Beilage "Der Stammbaum des Menschen"). Vgl. auch Debschitz, Man-Machine - Maschine Mensch (N.Y. 2009): "Eine Pionierleistung des modernen Informationsdesigns, die bis heute durch Themen- und Stilvielfalt, Humor und originelle Analogien fasziniert". - Kahn (1888, Halle (Saale) - 1968, Locarno, Schweiz) war sowohl als Arzt sowie als Buchautor erfolgreich. Er schaffte es, in seinen Naturwissenschaftlichen Büchern, komplexe Themen mit außergewöhnlichen Metaphern allgemeinverständlich darzustellen - meist mit eigenen Illustrationen (in der Verlagswerbung für die Publikation wird ua. folgendermaßen zitiert: "(...)Diese Bände vom Leben des Menschen sind ein Kulturdokument ersten Ranges, ein Zeugnis für den Hochstand der Wissenschaft, zugleich aber vor allem ein Werk didaktischer Meisterschaft in Wort und Bild, die erstaunlich ist" (...)). Zahlreiche Künstler ließen sich von Kahns Darstellung "Der Mensch als Industriepalast" aus seinem Hauptwerk "Das Leben des Menschen" inspirieren. Nach der Machtergreifung durch die Nationalsozialisten sah sich Kahn 1933 gezwungen, seine gynäkologische Praxis in Berlin zu schliessen. Seine Bücher wurden öffentlich verbrannt und kamen auf den Index. Ua. durch prominente Hilfe wie Albert Einstein, erhielt Kahn 1941 die Einreisegenehmigung für die USA. Später kehrte er nach Europa zurück und starb 1968 in einer Klinig in Locarno.

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        VELVETEEN RABBIT

      NICHOLSON, WILLIAM. (NICHOLSON, WILLIAM)illus. THE VELVETEEN RABBIT by Margery Williams [Bianco]. NY & London: George H. Doran & Heinemann 1922. 4to, (7 1/2 x 9 1/2") 19p., pictorial boards. Except for a very slight bit of rubbing to head of spine, this is in super Fine condition in bright and clean pictorial dust wrapper (dw has 1" piece off bottom of backstrip and some mild fraying at folds, 2 1/4" closed tears on back panel), housed in a custom full leather clamshell box. First U.S. edition of one of the most enduring children's books ever written. Illustrated by Nicholson with color pictorial endpapers plus 7 richly colored full page lithographs (several are double-page spreads). This is a remarkable copy of "one of the first modern picture books, a perfect combination of story and pictures" (Illus. of Child. Books p. 234). See Bader p.25. Rare.

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        Autograph manuscript: "Versuch einer Theorie des Farbensehens von Prof. Franz Exner w(irkliches) M(itglied) d(er) Ak(ademie) d(er) Wiss(enschaften), vorgelegt in der Sitzung vom 19. Oktober 1922". No place, 1922.

      1922. 4to. 34 pp. A comprehensive and complete manuscript of the pioneer in numerous areas of modern physics, who had introduced topics such as radioactivity, spectroscopy, electrochemistry (galvanic element), electricity in the atmosphere, and color theory in Austria. Published in: Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften, Math.-nat. Klasse, Abt. 2a, vol. 131 (Vienna 1922), pp. 615-642.

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        Les Mammifères de l'Eocène inférieur français et leurs gisements

      Paris, Masson, 1922. 116, (2)pp., et 8 planches accompagnées de 8 serpentes explicatives imprimées exemplaire broché, couverture bleu imprimée en noir (haut insolé) 1922, 1922, in-4, 116, (2)pp, et 8 planches accompagnées de 8 serpentes explicatives imprimées, exemplaire broché, couverture bleu imprimée en noir (haut insolé), Edition originale de la thèse de Teilhard de Chardin soutenue, comme l'indique une date tamponnée sur la couverture et la page de titre, le 22 mars 1922, devant une commission d'examen composée de MM. Haug, Rabaud et Combes. En étudiant des mammifères de l'époque géologique de l'Eocène inférieur (-55,8 millions d'années à -48,6 millions d'année), Teilhard de Chardin souhaite apporter des réponses au problème de l'origine des mammifères placentaires. En appendice, l'auteur ajoute une étude sur quelques formes archaïques nouvelles de Phosphorites du Quercy. Les 8 planches de phototypies reproduisent les ossements fossiles étudiés. Teilhard de Chardin, après avoir enseigné la physique et la chimie entre 1905 et 1908, débute des études de paléontologie et de géologie au début des années 1910 jusqu'à obtenir sa licence en 1920 puis le grade de docteur ès Sciences Naturelles en 1922. Les écrits de cet infatigable curieux de l'humanité, philosophe, scientifique et jésuite, développent une riche et troublante interrogation sur les origines et l'évolution de toutes les espèces vivantes, en particulier du ce qu'il nomme, le "phénomène humain". Rare thèse, en parfait état, d'un des grands penseurs du XXe siècle

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        A Wonder Book.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, , [1922]. Quarto. Original red cloth, titles to spine in gilt, title to front board in blind, pictorial image to front board blocked in gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge blue. With the dust jacket. Housed in a dark red folding box. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 15 colour plates tipped in on cream paper with captioned tissue guards, 8 further colour plates and black and white illustrations in the text, by Rackham. Gift inscription plate to front blank, occasional spotting to pages, spine faded, a touch of rubbing to corners, ends of spine bumped, top edge faded, in the toned and lightly soiled dust jacket with shallow chips to ends of spine with tape at verso and to along the verso top edge, small chip to rear flap fold, faint cloth bleed mark to front flap. A very good copy. First trade edition, first impression.

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        [Musique / Curiosa / Médecine] Important dossier, essentiellement manuscrit, sur les chansons françaises : chansons de salles de garde, chansons pour le bal de l'internat de 1922 et chansons populaires

      1922 in-4 en feuilles A) Fort dossier concernant la préparation du bal de l'internat de 1922, dont Pichon semble s'être particulièrement chargé : musique notée et/ou texte manuscrit des chansons des différents hôpitaux parisiens (par des mains multiples), lettres autographes de certains des internes en charge de l'organisation des différents cortèges, une lettre autographe signée de Raoul Kourilsky à propos de la mise en musique de la chanson de Pichon, notes autographes pour la préparation du cortège, imprimés divers, etc. ; B) un dossier intitulé "diverses miennes chansons médicales" comportant des chansons composées par Pichon (l'une avec Coty) : les chansons sont souvent longues, parfois à l'état de brouillon (21 pp. in-4 et 9 pp. in-8 ou in-12) ; C) un dossier intitulé "service Quénu 1910/11" : une longue suite de chansons écrites à plusieurs mains sur le service du professeur Edouard Quénu (hôpital Cochin) (28 pp. in-4 dont 1 1/2 pp. de la main de Pichon, 1 dessin signé Détourbe), à la suite : 3 ff. de chansons notées par Pichon ; D) 4 dossiers de chansons notées ou écrites par Pichon dans les différents hôpitaux qu'il a fréquentés : Salpêtrière, Trousseau, Tenon, Enfans malades (une quarantaine de pages in-4 à in-12) ; E) chansons écrites par Pichon ou certains de ses amis (certaines signées Coty ou Raoul Chapelain) : une trentaine de pages in-4 à in-12 auxquelles on joint un ensemble de poèmes non paillards composés en l'honneur de Pichon par ses amis (certaines signatures illisibles, certains non signés) ; F) un ensemble de chansons populaires notées par Pichon, Jacques Damourette ou Hélène Pichon ainsi que des cahiers concernant les proverbes (environ 80 pp. grand in-4 à in-8) ; G) divers documents dont le menu des Enfans malades de 1924 illustré par Bonamy et plusieurs portraits de Pichon à la mine de plomb dont deux signés Pazzi. Personnage d'une grande richesse, d'une infinie curiosité et très complexe, Edouard Pichon est un contemporain et - par son intérêt pour le langage - un précurseur de Lacan, qui lui reprendra - entre autres - le concept de forclusion. Il est l'un des membres fondateurs du groupe de L'Evolution psychiatrique et de la Société Psychanalytique de Paris (dont il fut président de 1935 à 1937). Avec son oncle Jacques Damourette, il est l'auteur d'un monumental Essai de Grammaire française dont la publication s'étala sur près de 30 ans. Il fut également fervent maurrassien tout en étant dreyfusard, et le gendre de Pierre Janet sans être janetien. (Voir à son sujet, E. Roudinesco, Histoire de la psychanalyse en France, t. 1, pp. 297-320). Nota : ce document ne pourra être exporté en dehors de l'Union Européenne sans autorisation préalable du ministère de la Culture, formalité pouvant prendre plusieurs jours. Bon

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        Mineralogie de Madagascar. Tomes I-II-III. (Complete).

      - Paris, Augustin Challamel, 1922-1923. Three parts in three. 4to (26.5 x 20.8 cm). 1,799 [xvi, 624; vii, 694; viii, 450] pp., 64 plates, one tinted folded map, one full colour folded geological map. Uniform later cloth. Spines with gilt-lettered red morocco label.= The most important monograph on the geology and mineralogy of Madagascar, well illustrated and including a large bibliography and geographical name-index of almost 100 pp. The work is divided as follows: Tome I (1922) Géologie, minéralogie descriptive; Tome II (1922): Minéralogie appliquée, lithologie; Tome III (1923): Lithologie appendice, index géographique. Of the last volume the original printed wrappers are bound in. In part I few ink marginalia and more extensive annotations to one map in the text, otherwise a few scattered hand-written corrections. Some age-toning and thumbing in the text. The plates, printed on heavier paper, usually very good. Single parts are rare, especially part 3, a complete set - such as this one - is very rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Collection of 17 original photographs. Mostly Calcutta, 1922.

      1922. Albumen prints (vintage). Mostly 136 x 190 mm, but some smaller (down to 121 x 90 mm). Fine, rare collection of British equestrian sports in India, mostly showing the 1922 Calcutta Races. Annotated to rear: "The Indian Grand National: 1st Hurdle", "Mr Ivan Jones 'China Egg'", "The Canal Hurdle Plate (Finish)", etc. Also shows the spectators at a Polo match, portraits of Anglo-Arabian thoroughbreds, etc. - Steeplechase racing was popular in British India both among planters and cavalry regiments. The first Indian Grand National was run at Tollygunge as early as 1895. - Well preserved.

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        LOCOMOTIVE CYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN PRACTICE, 1922

      Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, New York 1922 - Definitions and typical illustrations of locomotives, their parts and equipment; descriptions and illustraions of shops and tools employed in their construction and repair; locomotives built in America for railroad and industrial operations in foreign countries. 1155 pages with product information on locomotives and parts, plus photographs and dimensional diagrams. Bound in original black buckram with lettering in gilt. The head of the spine lightly worn. Owner's name on the front paste-down endpaper. Rear hinge professionally repaired. A very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Covenant of the Woodcraft Kindred" signed by Hargrave

      Kibbo Kift, London 1922 - "Covenant of the KK Kindred" ornately printed, signed by Hargrave, dated 15th June 1923 A very scarce item The organisation was founded by the charismatic Englishman John Hargrave (aka 'White Fox'), artist, author and Boy Scout Commissioner for Woodcraft and Camping, who had become disenchanted with the increasingly militaristic tendency in the Scout movement after World War I. Hargrave was promptly expelled from the Scouts by Scout founder Robert Baden-Powell. With a small group of like-minded, dissident, anti-war Scoutmasters and Scoutmistresses under his own direct leadership, he set about building an alternative and very different movement. Baden-Powell expelled Hargrave with extreme reluctance, and only after some wealthy backers had threatened to withdraw funding from the Scouts unless he was expelled. The Kibbo Kift (archaic Kentish dialect for 'proof of great strength'[2]) has been described as 'the only genuine English national movement of modern times' and was certainly very different from Baden-Powell's Boy Scouts. Based on the woodcraft principles of naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton that had been a key part of the early Scout programme, the Kibbo Kift was to be not merely a youth organisation but was to involve all ages and, very daring for the times, it was open to both sexes. The ideas of world peace and the regeneration of urban man through the open-air life replaced the nationalism and militarism Hargrave had detested in the post-World War I Scouts. Kinsmen and women were organised in Clans, Tribes and Lodges. Each individual took a 'woodcraft name', inspired by their ideas of 'Indian-style' names. The correct costume had to be hand-made by each individual or 'rooftree' (family group) and while the everyday 'habit' of Saxon hood, jerkin, shorts and long cloak must have seemed outlandish enough in the English countryside of the early 1920s; for ceremonial occasions, brilliantly coloured surcoats or silk-embroidered robes were worn by the various office-holders such as the Tallykeeper, Campswarden, Ritesmaster and Gleeman. Hargrave himself was 'Head Man' and his leadership was dynamic, inspirational and frankly autocratic. The Mark of the Kindred of the Kibbo Kift is typical of the symbolism that can be seen in many of their designs. Its meaning is: Worship (The K sign) Forever (the Circle of Unity and Eternity) Life (the Flame) through Knowledge (the Tree). Or again, ‘Worship Life Forever with Knowledge’. The Kibbo Kift's central activities of hiking and camping were refined and elevated to the level of a spiritual exercise. The weekend 'Tribal' Camps and the great annual 'Althing' were marked by colourful and impressive ritual, inspired by their ideas of what Native American ceremonies might be like, but couched in language reminiscent of the Norse Sagas and rich in Saxon archaisms. Kinsmen were not only required to make their own lightweight, one-man hiking tents (the first seen in England) but to decorate them with vivid, symbolic designs of their own devising. Influenced by Hargrave's own artistic taste, an ultra-modern 'futurist' style of design became general, and the robes, regalia, tents and other items of decorative art, often of an extremely high standard, represent an extraordinary 'democratisation' of the avant-garde art of the day. The Kibbo Kift were never more than a few hundred strong. Kinsmen and Kinswomen included the Suffragettes Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, Mary Neal and May Billinghurst, the journalist Henry Nevinson, the photographer Angus McBean, and Ruth Clark. The Advisory Committee included Havelock Ellis, Maurice Maeterlinck, the Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore, H. G. Wells and Professor Julian Huxley. D. H. Lawrence took an interest in the Kindred and it has been suggested that Mellors in Lady Chatterley's Lover is based on an archetypal Kinsman. The growth of the Kibbo Kift was not without its setbacks. In 1924, the South London co-operative lodges challenged Hargrave's leadership, an [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Portretii russkih khudozhnikov. Portraits of Somov, Benois, Dobuzhinsky et al. Avtolitografii G S Vereiskogo. Portraits of Russian artists.

      Peterburg: KPhKIG. Very Good+. 1922. First Edition. Paperback. Large quarto, original printed wrappers, 10 full-page lithographic portraits. In excellent condition with just a little creasing to wrapper edges. ; Georgiy Semenovich Vereisky (1886-1962), graphic artist inspired by Somov. He was a prolific lithographer. He participated in the First State Free Exhibition of Artworks in Petrograd in 1921-23 and taught at the Petrograd Vkhutemas. Best known for his lithography, he created a huge gallery of portraits of his contemporaries; mainly artists, writers and other cultural figures. This works contains full-page portraits of: Alexandre Benois, (Benua), O Braz, Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Boris Kustodiev, D Mitrokhin, P Neradovsky, Anna Ostroumova-Lebedeva, Zinaida Serebryakova, Konstantin Somov, Stepan Yaremich. ; 11pp pages .

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        WHERE THE BLUE BEGINS

      RACKHAM, ARTHUR. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. WHERE THE BLUE BEGINS by Christopher Morley. London & NY: William Heinemann & Doubleday Page (1922) [1925]. The British edition has no printed date in it and the 1922 date printed on the copyright page of the American edition refers to the original printing which was published without any illustrations. 4to (8 1/4 x 11 1/4"), cloth spine, patterned metallic paper boards, 227p. This is a FINE copy in the publisher's slip case (repaired and with wear) with a pictorial limitation label that has the number inked on it that matches the number on the limitation page. LIMITED TO ONLY 100 NUMBERED COPIES (FOR AMERICA) SIGNED BY RACKHAM AND MORLEY (the British edition is signed by Rackham only). The characters in the story are all humanized dogs, starring Gissing and his Japanese Butler, a pug named Fuji. Illustrated with 4 beautiful and unusual color plates plus 16 fanciful line drawings in addition to a pictorial title page and pictorial endpapers. Riall p.154, Latimore & Haskell p.60. Scarce, especially in the original slip case.

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        Die Bücherei der neuen Serapionsbrüder. (Hrsg. v. Carl Georg von Maassen). 6 Bände.

      Georg Müller 1922-1923, München - Gr.-8vo. Mit gez. Doppeltitel v. Hans Pape. OHldr. mit je 2 RSchildern. im OPp.-Schuber m. Titelschild. Farbschnitt. Enthält: Carl Wilhelm Salice Contessa: Kleine Geschichten und Hoffmanniana; Märchen und Nachtstücke; Serapiontische Erzählungen; Friedrich Baron de la Motte Fouqué: Gespenstersagenund Rittergeschichten; Romantische Erzählungen; Carl Weisflog: Bürgerliche Historien. - Schuber berieben u. bestoßen, m. Namensstempel auf Titelschild. Rücken etw. berieben, sonst sehr wohlerhaltene Bände, variierend in der Farbe von RSchild, Deckelüberzug u. Schnitt. gr.

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        A Wonder Book

      The Greek myths, re-told by Hawthorne for children; originally published as a volume of the Riverside Edition of the Complete Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne published in 1883 by Houghton, Mifflin and Co. Boston. Hawthorne frames his re-telling of ancient Greek myths within a story being told by Eustace Bright, a Williams College student, to a group of children at Tanglewood. The second part of the Wonder Book contains Tanglewood Tales for Boys and Girls. Tanglewood was an estate in Lenox, Massachusetts, where Hawthorne lived for a time. A Wonder-Book includes the myths of The Gorgon's Head, The Golden Touch, The Paradise of Children, The Three Golden Apples, The Miraculous Pitcher and The Chimæra. Rackham's illustrations were based on pencil sketches inked over with pen and India ink, then, where the production process of the 3- colour and later 4- colour lacked definition, Rackham compensated for this with further use of ink

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        Mineralogie de Madagascar. Tome I-III. (complete)

      Paris, Augustin Challamel, 1922-1923. Three parts in three. 4to. 1,799 [xvi, 624; vii, 694; viii, 450] pp., 64 plates, one tinted folded map, one full colour folded geological map. Uniform later cloth. Spines with gilt-lettered red morocco label.l Very rare and most important monograph on the geology and mineralogy of Madagascar, well illustrated and including a large bibliography and geographical name-index of almost 100 pp. The work is divided as follows: Tome I (1922) Géologie, minéralogie descriptive; Tome II (1922): Minéralogie appliquée, lithologie; Tome III (1923): Lithologie appendice, index géographique. Of the last volume the original printed wrappers are bound in. In part I few ink marginalia and more extensive annotations to one map in the text, otherwise a few scattered hand-written corrections. Some age-toning and thumbing in the text. The plates, printed on heavier paper, usually very good. Single parts are rare, especially part 3, a complete set - such as this one - very rare.

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        THE COLLECTED WORKS OF W. H. HUDSON

      LONDON, DENT AND SONS, 1922. COMPLETE IN 24 VOLUMES. THIS EDITION WAS LIMITED TO 750 COPIES FOR SALE IN ENGLAND, 100 IN THE USA AND 35 PRESENTATION COPIES. OCTAVO, OLIVE-GREEN CLOTH, GILT TITLES, GILT IMAGE OF HUDSON ON FRONT BOARD, TEG, SILK BOOKMARK, UNTRIMMED PAGE EDGES. EACH FRONT END PAGE IS FOXED BUT THEN THE PAGES ARE VERY BRIGHT AND CLEAN, FIRM BINDINGS, AND CLEN CLOTH. A VERY ATTRACTIVE SET. SCARCE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        BYBLIS, MIROIR DES ARTS DU LIVRE ET DE L'ESTAMPE. N° 1 (1922) AU N° 16 (1925).

      "4 volumes ; Paris : Albert Morancé, 1922-1925 ; 196-158-150-149 p. : ill. en noir et en coul., 30 cm. " Index. - Un des 600 exemplaires sur vélin Lafuma. 4 chemises éditeur à dos entoilé (2 avec lacets manquants) renfermant 4 numéros par années entre 1922 (n° 1, hiver 1921-22, 1ère année) et 1925 (n° 16, hiver 1925) soit 16 fascicules en feuilles sous chemise avec ill HT et in T. Bien complet des hors-texte (spécimens de gravure et papier, fac-similés, caractères typographiques, eaux-fortes et bois originaux) annoncés dans les sommaires des fascicules. MANQUE seule l'eau-forte originale de Gérard Cochet : La femme et le vieillard (n° 10, été 1924) mais remplacée par la planche spéciale de l'édition de luxe : l'aquarelle par Georges Braque tirée au pochoir. Bel exemplaire..

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        Baal. (Den Bühnen und Vereinen gegenüber Manuskript).

      Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag. Potsdam 1922. 91, (1) Seiten, ein leeres Blatt u. ein Blatt mit Vermerk \"Vom selben Verfasser - Die Hauspostille\" u. auf der Rückseite \"Gedruckt in achthundert Exemplaren durch Poeschel & Trepte in Leipzig\". Breitrandiger, unbeschnittener Druck. Original-Leinenbroschur mitDeckelillustration von Caspar Neher. (Vorsatzblatt u. Vortitelblatt jeweils mit Stempel \"Suhrkamp Verlag Frankfurt Schaumankai 53\" u. Einband mit handschriftlichem Vermerk \"Archiv\" versehen. Einbandkanten minimal ausgefranst u. gering fleckig). 17x13 cm* Erste Ausgabe - erster Druck. Sehr selten! Gedruckte Widmung: \"Meinem Freund George Pflanzelt\". Erste Ausgabe, gedruckt in 800 Exemplaren u. gleichzeitig grste Buchpublikation Brechts. Der Titel sollte bereits im Sommer 1920 erscheinen, jedoch nahm der Georg Müller-Verlag den bereits gesetztenText vom Programm. Laut. Lion Feuchtwanger wurden 20 bis 30 Exemplare an Brecht abgegeben. Ein Exeplar ließ sich aber laut Melzwig nicht auffinden. Brecht bot das Stück verschiedenen Verlagen zum Druck an, so u.a. den drei Münchner Verlagen Musarion, Bachmair und Drei Masken sowie dem Berliner Paul Cassirer Verlag. Unmittelbar nach Erscheinen erhielt Brecht für das vom Publikum kontrovers aufgenommene Stück den Kleist-Preis. Versand D: 3,00 EUR Literatur, literature, deutsche, Deutschland, Schriftsteller, german, Dichter, Dichtungen, first Edition, Erstausgabe, Erstausgaben, deutsche, Lyrik, Literaturwissenschaften, illustrierte Bücher, limitiert, limitierte, 800, exemplare

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        Poems

      Selected and edited by Gordon Bottomley. With an introductory memoir by Laurence Binyon. First edition; 8vo; cloth boards and dust jacket. Fine in a near fine dust jacket, which has a small abrasion to the spine. A lovely copy difficult to find in this condition.

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        Autograph Letter to Prunieres, Lamenting a Missed Meeting with Bartok

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Neatly penned autograph letter, one page, 5 x 6.5, no date but postmarked April 6, 1922. Addressed on the reverse in Dukas's own hand to Henri Prunières and signed "Paul Dukas." The letter apologizes for missing a visit from the addressee and from "Monsieur Béla Bartok, whose acquaintance I would have been delighted to make. All the more so since I must respond to your kind invitation for Saturday. I have to be in Valenciennes on Sunday to help with the concert of the Societé du Conservatoire there. And if I don't take the train at 5:10 in the evening on Saturday, I will have to get up at 6:30 to leave on Sunday morning! So in this case despite all my regrets, I must excuse myself..." A scarce and rather charming letter from the French composer, critic, scholar and teacher best known for his "L'apprenti sorcier "(The Sorcerer's Apprentice) and his opera "Ariane et Barbe-bleue."<br style="">Bartok's 1922 visit to Paris was part of a larger concert tour of Britain, France, and Germany, ending with the premieres of Bluebeard's Castle and The Wooden Prince on 13 May in Frankfurt. In Paris, he met important French composers including Francis Poulenc and Erik Satie. The Saturday soirée to which Dukas refers would have taken place just after an occasion recalled by Poulenc: "I remember a strange lunch, on [Saturday] 8 April 1922, where Bartok and Satie met at my house for the first and last time... Like two birds who do not sing the same tune, Bartok and Satie observed each other with suspicion and maintained an overwhelming silence that Auric and I tried in vain to break. For me it is an extraordinary and symbolic memory." (Quoted in Entrancing Muse: A Documented Biography of Francis Poulenc, p. 113.)<br style="">Henri Prunières (1861-1942) was a French musicologist, and international propagandist of contemporary art in various forms: music, dance, painting etc... He occupies, especially in music, an important place in the art world between the wars. His major contribution was La Revue musicale, a monthly musical periodical which he founded in 1920 and left in 1939.<br style="">

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        This History of Business Depressions

      The Northeastern Press, 1922. Hardcover. Very Good. The Northeastern Press, New York 1922. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1922 with no additional printings. Red cloth boards. Illustrated with charts. Rare first edition. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, tight spine. Light shelf wear, age toning at the endpaper, a few light spots.

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        Le Volant d’Artimon with 3 woodcuts by Louis Marcoussis.

      Le Volant d'Artimon with 3 woodcuts by Louis Marcoussis. Poems by Paul Dermee, Illustrated by Louis Marcoussis. Collection Z. Jacques Povolozky, Paris, 1922. Original edition. A collection of Paul Dermee poems illustrated with 3 woodcuts by Louis Marcoussis, two B/W in full page and one in color in the front cover. One of the 10 copies in Hollande Van Gelder paper, numbered and signed by Dermee in colophon. This copy come with a dedication: "on cordial hommage Paul Dermee" unfortunately the name of the receiver was removed, and the page was poorly restored. The book is in very good condition, Light tanning around the edges of the pages, and light scattered foxing, some of the page remain uncut, no splits no cuts, no creases. Poorly restored on the dedication page.

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        Westwego, poème 19171922

      1922. Editions de la librairie Six, Paris 1922, 16,5x24cm, broché. - Editions de la librairie Six, Paris 1922, 16,5x24cm, broché. - Prima edizione, uno dei 300 esemplari numerati su asta, il nostro ingiustificato, solo il 3 pareggio con il Giappone e l'Olanda 15. Raro dedica autografa firmata dall'autore su questo testo di Jacques Benoist-Méchin. Nizza copia. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 300 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé, le nôtre non justifié, seul tirage avec 3 Japon et 15 Hollande. Rare envoi autographe signé de Philippe Soupault sur ce texte à Jacques Benoist-Méchin. Agréable exemplaire.

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        A Wonder Book.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, , [1922]. Small quarto. Original red cloth, titles to spine in gilt, title to front cover in blind, pictorial stamp to front cover gilt, top edge blue, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Colour frontispiece and 15 colour plates mounted on off-white heavy paper with captioned tissue guards, 8 three-colour full-page illustrations and black and white decorations in the text, by Rackham. Jacket spine evenly toned, light soiling to panels. An excellent copy, the binding sharp-cornered and bright and in a superior example of the jacket. First trade edition, first impression.

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        Ulysses

      Published for the Egoist Press, London, by John Rodker, Paris, 1922. First English edition (printed in France), no. 1,991 of 2,000 copies, 8vo, (viii), 732, (2) pp. Very mild marginal browning throughout, creasing and some minor loss to the corners of the last few text leaves, original upper wrapper bound in with light wear, final colophon leaf with loss and showing some staining from tape repairs. Finely bound in recent blue morocco, gilt ruled panels. The second printing, produced from the same plates as the original edition, with the addition of an eight page errata list. This is not present here as is sometimes the case. Slocum & Cahoon 18.

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        A WONDER BOOK.

      FIRST RACKHAM EDITION. 4to. LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED BY RACKHAM. One of only 600 copies. 24 colour plates(16 mounted onto thick paper, each with a tissue guard) and 20 line drawings in the text. Publishers white cloth with gilt lettering and illustration to front board. Spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Decorative endpapers. Gilt on spine just a little dulled but still a near fine copy with some light marking to the white cloth. Housed in a protective buckram covered slip case with tan leather head and foot pieces.

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        [Hilyat al-fursân wa-shi'âr ash-shuj'ân]. La Parure des Cavaliers et l'Insigne des Preux. Texte arabe. Edité d'après le manuscrit de M. Nehlil, revú et corrigé sur l'exemplaire de la bibliothèque de l'Escurial. (And:) La Parure des Cavaliers et l'Insigne des Preux. Traduction francaise précédée d'une étude sur les sources des hippiatres arabes [...] Avec 23 photographies et 11 dessins. Par Louis Mercier, Consul de France. Paris, Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner, 1922-1924.

      1922. Large 8vo. (2), IV, 98, (6) pp. (4), XV, (1), 502, (2) pp. With 23 photo illustrations and 11 drawings (some in colour) on plates. Original printed wrappers (rebacked) and original illustrated coloured wrappers, both bound within uniform modern half calf. First printed edition of the "Hilyat al-fursân wa-shi'âr ash-shuj'ân", an abridgement of Ibn Hudhail's horse treatise, prepared around 1400. In facsimile throughout. Includes the first French edition of the same. "Ibn Hudhail flourished at Granada under the reign of Muhammad V (king from 1350 to 1362) who ordered him to write a treatise on jihâd [...] The treatise contains two parts of which the first deals with the military art and the second, with hippiatry. Now, some time later, under the rule of Muhammad VI, King of Granada from 1392 to c. 1408, a second treatise was composed which was largely an abbreviated copy of the second part of the first one [... Mercier's] French translation [of this treatise] is a very valuable contribution to our knowledge of Muslim civilization [...] The editor has apparently made deep study of many other Arabic treatises of the same kind, from the earliest ones down to very modern ones [...] This enables him to add much information of Muslim origin in the footnotes and appendixes, and this to give the reader some knowledge of the hippiatric literature available in Arabic [...] The sixth and last appendix is probably the most interesting, being a historical sketch of Muslim hippiatry throughout the ages. This is followed by an abundant bibliography, which forms a very valuable supplement to the enormous hippiatric bibliography recently published by General Mennessier de la Lance: it is not restricted to European publications but contains as well a long list of Arabic works [...] Mr. Mercier's studies are of special interest to students of the Arabic language and of Muslim culture. To show their cultural importance it will suffice to recall that the horse is almost a sacred animal in Islam. The Prophet clearly expressed the divine will with regard to this [...] Historians of science must know of these studies" (George Sarton, in: Isis, Vol. 8, No. 2 [May 1926], p. 346-349). - Finely bound, untrimmed copy, very clean throughout. Boyd/P. 62. OCLC 51776280.

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        Fantazius Mallare A Mysterious Oath

      Numbered Edition. This is number 1824 of 2025 books printed. "Limited edition for private circulation only, consisting of two thousand and twenty-five numbered copies. Only two thousand copies for sale. Published September 1922". One hundred seventy-four pages. Bright purple cloth hardcover. Title stamped on spine in gold. Untrimmed edges. Red endpapers. Ten pen and ink drawings (and page illustrations throughout) by Wallace Smith, each full page illustration protected by tissue page. A suppressed book - with a history. Very clean copy. Small nick/tear on the blank page after the endpapers and before the limited edition page - very slight water fading along the very top edge of the blank pages in the front and back from red endpapers - no fading on body of text. crack in hinge of paper between first blank page and limited edition numbered page - not prominent - Spine is secure, book has look and feel of one much newer. Used copy, well cared-for. Our book number 48034.

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        WHERE THE BLUE BEGINS

      - (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. WHERE THE BLUE BEGINS by Christopher Morley. London & NY: William Heinemann & Doubleday Page (1922) [1925]. The British edition has no printed date in it and the 1922 date printed on the copyright page of the American edition refers to the original printing which was published without any illustrations. 4to (8 1/4 x 11 1/4"), cloth spine, patterned metallic paper boards, 227p. This is a FINE copy in the publisher's slip case (repaired and with wear) with a pictorial limitation label that has the number inked on it that matches the number on the limitation page. LIMITED TO ONLY 100 NUMBERED COPIES (FOR AMERICA) SIGNED BY RACKHAM AND MORLEY (the British edition is signed by Rackham only). The characters in the story are all humanized dogs, starring Gissing and his Japanese Butler, a pug named Fuji. Illustrated with 4 beautiful and unusual color plates plus 16 fanciful line drawings in addition to a pictorial title page and pictorial endpapers. Riall p.154, Latimore & Haskell p.60. Scarce, especially in the original slip case. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        SIBILLA. Poema drammatico in quattro atti.

      L'Eroica, Milano 1922 - Prima edizione. Cm.30,5x24,7. Pg.219, (11) + una carta bianca. Coperta cartonata editoriale, con rivestimento di tipo bodoniano e titoli e illustrazione al piatto anteriore. Con 219 bellissime incisioni in nero, praticamente ad ogni pagina, con tavole illustrative del testo, testatine, capilettera, cartigli e finalini. Esemplare in barbe. Tiratura limitata di 1333 esemplari numerati. Esemplare n°864. Stampa nell'Officina Fratelli Magnani di Pescia. Esemplare firmato dall'Autore e dall'editore (Ettore Cozzani) e dall'Autore. Applicata fotocopia della lettera di presentazione del volume da parte del Cozzani. Nastro segnapagina in stoffa. Splendido e raro. Unanimemente considerata l'Opera principale di Giulio Aristide Sartorio (Roma, 1860-1932), "Sibilla" si rifà alla leggenda medioevale di Lionello e Sibilla: lui Cavaliere di Santa Romana Chiesa, lei maga incantatrice, abitante degli inferi. Il riferimento mitologico costituisce altresì l'intreccio della storia di Guerin Meschino e della Maga Alcina e, nella tradizione germanica, la storia di Tannhauser e Venere, che fornì ispirazione a Wagner ed al Beardsley in "Under the Hill". Una parte delle splendide illustrazioni, elaborate dal Sartorio nell'arco di un decennio, videro la luce su "L'Eroica" tra il 1913 e il '14. In questa sede il Cozzani ne segnalò la particolarità tecnica, trattandosi di incisioni su zinco anziché su legno, col metodo dell'incisione in rilievo ad effetto xilografico. Di grande impatto il risultato grafico e pittorico complessivo, degno testimone della maturità artistica del Sartorio. Dopo la stampa tutte le lastre vennero distrutte. > Servolini, 735-736. Jentsch, "I libri d'artista italiani del Novecento", 523. 800 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Allen Life Guard African Methodist Episcopal Church Manual for Boys

      Norfolk, Virginia: Headquarters, Allen Life Guard. 1922. First. First edition. 12mo. 47, [1]pp., illustrated from photographs. Stapled brown photographic wrappers. Faint wear, very near fine. A manual for a little known and short-lived Boy Scout-like group which embodied some of the training and goals of the Boy Scouts, but was adapted for African-American youth, and administered and inspired by the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Reportedly Michelle Obama's father was a member. Rare. The only copy of the first edition we've seen (in 2004 we had an expanded edition published in 1925). OCLC references a single copy of the first edition, at Emory, and three copies of the 1925 edition. .

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        La Trappe d'Igny, retraite de J.K. Huysmans. Bois de P.A. Bouroux.

      Paris, Editions Albert Morancé, 1922. 1 vol. in-4. Plein maroquin brun janséniste, dos à nerfs, titre et auteur dorés, date en pied de dos, tranches dorées sur témoins, double filet doré sur les coupes, contreplats doublés de maroquin vert empire orné d'un semis de fleurs mosaiquées de maroquin rouge dans un décor de filets et motifs floraux à froid, large bandeau d'encadrement à froid orné de pastilles dorées et de motifs mosaiqués de maroquin vert, dentelle dorée en encadrement, doubles couvertures et dos conservés, sous étui bordé. [RANDEYNES] Dos insolé.Tirage à 525 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 25 exemplaires hors-commerce, celui-ci sur Hollande, enrichi d'un dessin original à l'encre signé par Bouroux au faux-titre, ainsi que d'une suite des bois sur papier de Chine. Ouvrage illustré de 21 bois gravés par P.A. Bouroux dont une vignette de titre, 6 hors-texte, 7 en-tête et 7 culs-de-lampe.Ce livre raconte la période de la retraite de Huysmans dans le monastère d'Igny, en 1898. Superbe reliure doublée du relieur parisien Félix Randeynes.Monod, 4092.

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        Portrait signed and inscribed. N. p., 22. VIII. 1922.

      1922. 220:160 mm. Mounted on cardboard. An appealing knee-length portrait en face, dedicated to the Sinop Red Cross Society (Sinop Hilali Ahmer Cemiyeti). - Somewhat soiled; strongly corroded; some edge flaws.

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        Blod.

      Första upplagan. København, D.N.S.S. 1922. 24, (8) s. Några illustrationer av Gunnar Hesselbo. Häftad, svart omslag med illustrerad tryckt titeletikett på främre omslag. Omslaget lite naggat i kanterna, lite skadad upptill på ryggen men huvudsakligen ett bra exemplar. Denna bok blev en del av startskottet för modernismen i Danmark. Den expressionistiska och samhällskritiska diktsamlingen blev snabbt indragen av muyndigheterna för sedlighetsbrott.

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        One of Ours

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1922 - Stated second printing, September 1922. The second printing is considered the "first trade edition" because it was the printing available for purchase in book stores. Brown cloth with orange titles and gilt design on the front. Orange stain on top of pages. Dust jacket not clipped - in very poor condition, split completely at the spine (not along it). Major rip to back panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed. Rome, 29. I. 1922.

      1922. 8vo. 1½ pp. on double leaf. With autogr. envelope. To the Italian psychologist, politician and writer Paolo Orano (1875-1945), written while recovering from sickness, and expressing her regret of not being able to accomplish his desire: "[...] Spero non mancherà occasione di rivederci e riallacciare l'antica amicizia mai spenta. A Lei, a Camille Mallarmé, i miei più vivi saluti e auguri [...]'.

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        Der Orientteppich[:] seine Geschichte und seine Kultur.Berlin, Scarabaeus (colophon: Dr. Selle & Co.), 1922. 3 volumes (26 x 26 cm). The text volume with colour-printed frontispiece, 28 plates numbered I-XXII (13 colour-printed), 139 numbered and 14 unnumbered illustrations in text, and a folding map; the two plate volumes with a total of 120 colour-printed plates mounted on grey-black paper. Original publisher's cloth.

      BMC (compact) XI, p. 139. First edition of an extensively illustrated work on carpets and rugs primarily from Turkey and Persia, in three volumes. The first volume contains the general text, giving a description of the 120 colour-printed plates of carpets and rugs. The plates were originally postcards issued by the Berlin rug dealer Von Oettingen, collectively bought by Grote-Hasenbalg after Von Oettingen's business went bankrupt. With owner's inscriptions on half-title (vol. I) and title-pages (vols. II & III). Some minor foxing on bindings and title-pages, not affecting the illustrations. A very good set.

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        The Mark - ISSUES 1-12 Ccomplete Set Bound and Signed By John Hargrave

      Kibbo Kift, Wealdstone 1922 - Kibbo Kift The organisation was founded by the charismatic Englishman John Hargrave (aka 'White Fox'), artist, author and Boy Scout Commissioner for Woodcraft and Camping, who had become disenchanted with the increasingly militaristic tendency in the Scout movement after World War I. Hargrave was promptly expelled from the Scouts by Scout founder Robert Baden-Powell. With a small group of like-minded, dissident, anti-war Scoutmasters and Scoutmistresses under his own direct leadership, he set about building an alternative and very different movement. Baden-Powell expelled Hargrave with extreme reluctance, and only after some wealthy backers had threatened to withdraw funding from the Scouts unless he was expelled. The Kibbo Kift (archaic Kentish dialect for 'proof of great strength'[2]) has been described as 'the only genuine English national movement of modern times' and was certainly very different from Baden-Powell's Boy Scouts. Based on the woodcraft principles of naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton that had been a key part of the early Scout programme, the Kibbo Kift was to be not merely a youth organisation but was to involve all ages and, very daring for the times, it was open to both sexes. The ideas of world peace and the regeneration of urban man through the open-air life replaced the nationalism and militarism Hargrave had detested in the post-World War I Scouts. Kinsmen and women were organised in Clans, Tribes and Lodges. Each individual took a 'woodcraft name', inspired by their ideas of 'Indian-style' names. The correct costume had to be hand-made by each individual or 'rooftree' (family group) and while the everyday 'habit' of Saxon hood, jerkin, shorts and long cloak must have seemed outlandish enough in the English countryside of the early 1920s; for ceremonial occasions, brilliantly coloured surcoats or silk-embroidered robes were worn by the various office-holders such as the Tallykeeper, Campswarden, Ritesmaster and Gleeman. Hargrave himself was 'Head Man' and his leadership was dynamic, inspirational and frankly autocratic. The Mark of the Kindred of the Kibbo Kift is typical of the symbolism that can be seen in many of their designs. Its meaning is: Worship (The K sign) Forever (the Circle of Unity and Eternity) Life (the Flame) through Knowledge (the Tree). Or again, &#145;Worship Life Forever with Knowledge&#146;. The Kibbo Kift's central activities of hiking and camping were refined and elevated to the level of a spiritual exercise. The weekend 'Tribal' Camps and the great annual 'Althing' were marked by colourful and impressive ritual, inspired by their ideas of what Native American ceremonies might be like, but couched in language reminiscent of the Norse Sagas and rich in Saxon archaisms. Kinsmen were not only required to make their own lightweight, one-man hiking tents (the first seen in England) but to decorate them with vivid, symbolic designs of their own devising. Influenced by Hargrave's own artistic taste, an ultra-modern 'futurist' style of design became general, and the robes, regalia, tents and other items of decorative art, often of an extremely high standard, represent an extraordinary 'democratisation' of the avant-garde art of the day. The Kibbo Kift were never more than a few hundred strong. Kinsmen and Kinswomen included the Suffragettes Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, Mary Neal and May Billinghurst, the journalist Henry Nevinson, the photographer Angus McBean, and Ruth Clark. The Advisory Committee included Havelock Ellis, Maurice Maeterlinck, the Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore, H. G. Wells and Professor Julian Huxley. D. H. Lawrence took an interest in the Kindred and it has been suggested that Mellors in Lady Chatterley's Lover is based on an archetypal Kinsman. The growth of the Kibbo Kift was not without its setbacks. In 1924, the South London co-operative lodges challenged Hargrave's leadership, and seceded from the movement. They established their own organisation, The Woodcraft Folk, which [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Les Thibault

      NRF, 1922-1940. 8 parties en 11 volumes in-8 couronne, br. (couvertures un peu défraîchies). Editions originales, exemplaires d'auteur H.C. pour les volumes 1 à 7 (1 des 30 à 33 ex. d'auteur HC sur vélin), exemplaires du S.P. pour les volumes 8 à 11. Aux vol.1, 5 et 7, ENVOIS à son « cher vieux » Jean Fernet, vice-amiral et homme politique, et frère de l'aviateur et écrivain André Fernet, qui étaient tous deux des amis de longue date de Martin du Gard (cf. Correspondance générale). Une carte de visite dans le vol. 2, et une carte avec EAS insérée dans les volumes 3, 8, 9 et 10. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *

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