The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1922

        TARTUFO. IL MISANTROPO

      SONZOGNO, 1922. ITALIANO 0,06 Brossura editoriale morbida, con fioritura, usura ai bordi e piccolo strappo al piede, pagine brunite attorno ai teti da fattore tempo e con fioriture sparse, bordi non allineati e non rifilati USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
 1.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        The Wonderful Adventures of Little Prince Toofat

      New York: The James A. McCann Company, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Illustrations by Robert Lawson.. 4to, (10 1/2 x 12 1/8"), blue-grey gilt and pictorial cloth. Each page of text has pale green line illustrations by Lawson. There are pictorial headpieces done in black, decorative initials, pictorial endpapers plus 6 incredibly fanciful color plates that are rich in color and in detail. The rear board is stained with loss of surface sheen; the half-title is hand-colored; there is a neat ownership name on the reverse of the first plate, followed by a lengthy pencil note on apparently an unrelated issue. First edition of an exceedingly scarce children's book, this is a fantasy tale about Little Prince Toofat and Himself who travel to the fairy land of Looking Glass. First serialized in the Delineator and subsequently published as a book, Lawson reportedly was not proud of this magical work which "shows the influence of Arthur Rackham and W. Heath Robinson so evident in Lawson's later illustrations " (Gardner: Robert Lawson on My Shelves p.9). Overall a very good copy of Lawson's first book, his rarest and most elusive. Younger List of 100 Important Children's Books, 1922.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
 2.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        A Wonder Book.

      London, New York and Toronto: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, [1922] - Quarto. Original cream buckram, spine lettered in gilt, gilt titles and vignette to front cover, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine very slightly darkened, spine ends slightly bumped, very light marking to covers. An excellent copy. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 15 plates with captioned tissue guards, 8 further colour plates, 20 wood-engraved pictorial headpieces. First edition, signed limited issue. Number 92 of 600 copies signed by Arthur Rackham. Latimore & Haskell p. 55; Riall p. 146. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
 3.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        [Military][Navy][Travel] Photo Album Depicting Navy Man's Worldwide Tours

      Seemingly Everywhere. 1922-1925. 7” x 11”. String-tied black cloth over flexible card. 142 pages pages with 490 black and white photographs inserted into corner mounts. Most photos measure from 2½” x 3½” to 3” x 5” and all but 14 are captioned. Additionally, 16 pages of typescript bound in before the photos + Epsel's Navy identification card and discharge papers. Album good, because it lacks its front cover and has heavy edge wear; otherwise near fine with near fine or better photos, though some are faded; three photos lacking. An immense photo album detailing a sailor's exploits on three long cruises in the early 1920s. Henry Epsel spent many months at sea and was rarely without a camera. The album starts with his typescript timeline that provides dates, places and short notes of experiences such as in September 1922 when his group participated in getting tens of thousands of refugees out of Smyrna. He loved Australia, writing, “most wonderful welcome and reception ever received by sailors. Beautiful women and girls are plenty here. We were forced into company of girls at all times. Most everything free. It did not pay for us to get drunk as we lost out on too much of good times. ”With the exception of Russia, he took photos of nearly every place he visited including Beirut, Jaffa, England, Holland, Cuba, the Panama Canal, California, Athens, Constantinople and more. There are moving images of makeshift cemeteries at Gallipoli and quite a few street shots in many of the cities. We see worshipers at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, ruins at Balbak, Syria, and ships filled with refugees. A self proclaimed ladies' man, there's a number of photos of the beauties Epsel left on land including “Rotterdam Special”, “my Dutch girl” and “my Spanish queen. ”While this is more a travel album than a military one there's well over 100 photos of ships and maneuvers as well as life aboard his ships. A comprehensive look at the world through the eyes of a sailor with a good number of well composed images. This item is offered by Langdon Manor Books, LLC, antiquarian booksellers. Please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information and/or photos and we will respond promptly. We package our items carefully, ship daily, and have a no hassle returns policy--your satisfaction is guaranteed. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) , the International League of Antiquarian Booksllers (ILAB) and the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) and adhere to their rules of ethics. .

      [Bookseller: Langdon Manor Books LLC]
 4.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        La Vie en Fleur [ Edition originale ]

      Un des 200 exemplaires sur papier de hollande numéroté, 1 vol. in-8 reliure demi-maroquin à coins rouge, dos à 4 nerfs, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de Semet et Plumelle, Calmann-Lévy, Paris, 1922, pp. Bel exemplaire en parfait état du tirage de tête sur hollande (avec 100 japon), parfaitement relié par Semet et Plumelle (ex-libris en garde). Français

      [Bookseller: Librairie Du Cardinal]
 5.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        HISTOIRE CONTEMPORAINE I - L'ORME DU MAIL - II - LE MANNEQUIN D'OSIER - III - L'ANNEAU D'AMÉTHYSTE - IV - M. BERGERET A PARIS

      1922-24 - à PARIS, Aux Éditions du Sagittaire, Chez Simon KRA, 6 rue Blanche -- PREMIÈRE ÉDITION ILLUSTRÉE -- COLLATION : 4 Volumes - COMPLET - 327, 313, 375 et 357 pages -- FORMAT : 17,5 x 22,5 cm -- COUVERTURES : Toutes les Couvertures et Tous les Dos ont été conservés à la Reliure -- RELIURES : Plein Cuir Bleu Vert estampé à froid -- RELIEUR : René KIEFFER, Reliures d'Art, 18 rue Séguier à Paris -- ILLUSTRATIONS : Aquarelles de Serge BEAUNE - Artiste mentionné au Bénézit de 1999 Tome 1 Page 932, comme Graveur, étant l'Auteur de plusieurs illustrations dont Monsieur Bergeret à Paris --- Soit, pour les 4 Volumes de cette '' Histoire Contemporaine '' : 87 Hors-Texte à Pleine Page - 89 Bandeaux - 89 Culs-de-Lampe -- TIRAGE : Justifié à 1000 Exemplaires --- Pour les 4 Volumes : Exemplaire sur Vélin Pur Fil n° 893 -- THÈME : 4 Récits d'Anatole France - Tétralogie satirique écrite dans un style ironique et spirituel - Anatole France dresse une satire de la société française sous la Troisième République, il y lutte contre le cléricalisme, le faux démocratisme des prétendus républicains, le patriotisme bourgeois, le militarisme -- ÉTAT : Très Bon état général - Aucune rousseur - Dos des Volumes, très légèrement insolésPOIDS : 6 kilos -- Liste des 4 VolumesI - L'ORME DU MAIL : 18 hors-texte, 17 bandeaux et 17 culs-de-lampeII - LE MANNEQUIN D'OSIER : 20 hors-texte, 19 bandeaux et 19 culs-de-lampeIII - L'ANNEAU D'AMÉTHYSTE : 27 hors-texte, 26 bandeaux et 26 culs-de-lampeIV - M. BERGERET A PARIS : 28 hors-texte, 27 bandeaux et 27 culs-de-lampePour une Remise en Mains propres sur Paris, me contacter; sinon port à la charge de l'acquéreur ( 29 € en Colissimo Recommandé Ad Valorem pour la France métropolitaine --- Indemnisation 600 € ) -- Envoi également via Mondial Relay, me contacter à ce sujet

      [Bookseller: ANTIKSBOOKS]
 6.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The Waste Land [Criterion Vol. I, no. I]

      London: Criterion, 1922. First Edition. wrappers. Very good. 1st appearance anywhere, in any form, of the iconic modernist poem, preceding all others, in The Criterion (Vol. I, no. I), a quarterly Literary magazine founded and edited by Eliot himself, primarily for the purpose of publishing The Waste Land. Original 2 color printed wrappers, a small skinned patch, frayed at the overlapping edges, light foxing, a little dusty, but still very good, nice for this book. Something of an association copy. Ex-Ruth Wadsworth Porter (her signature on the cover), the wife of James Foster Porter, and mother of Fairfield and Eliot Porter, T. S. Eliot's (2nd?) cousins, so it's not irrational (considering the relation) to propose that our copy of The Criterion may have been a gift from T.S. Eliot himself. Or not. The Waste Land first appeared in this periodical in early October, but follow the progressive history as it unfolded. The second appearance (the first in the U. S.) was in the Nov. 1922 issue of The Dial magazine (actually issued later in Oct.). In Dec. 1922, The Waste Land was first published as a book (in New York) by Boni and Liveright (1,000 copies), adding the author's notes, and as part of their agreement, The Dial bought 350 copies of Boni and Liveright's book, being 70% of the copies that have long been singled out as the book's 1st binding and 1st issue (calculated as 500 by their numbering). And then, in Sept. 1923, along came the first U. K. book edition (The Hogarth Press, 450 copies). Now forget all that. Our Criterion is the original, The Waste Land's first glimpse of the light, a genesis so overflowing with significance, that it being offered at such a sensible price, brings us to contrasts so absurd, that they're even noticed by the mentally unemployed, and I say that thoroughly sterilized of even perfunctory regret. And its amply scarce with only 1 copy of it listed in the auction record for the last 10 years ($3,250 hammer in 2006), that copy described as being in 3 pieces with its wrappers detached (you can look it up in the tornography), and I can tell you that it was more unlikeable than someone who sets a wet glass on your favorite book.

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
 7.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        The Beautiful and Damned

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first state with "Published March 1922" on copyright page with no Scribner's colophon. Dark green cloth with titles in blind on front cover and in gilt on spine. Near Fine with slight dulling to gilt on spine, small patch of rubbing and bumping to base of spine, light rubbing to cloth at bottom edge. Foxing to end sheets and edge of page block, pages toned. A nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
 8.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  


        Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance

      New York: Longmans, Green and Co.,, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First US edition, first printing. 356 p. with color fold-out maps at rear. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Very Good. No jacket. Some soiling and rubbing to cloth. Small vintage booksellers' stamp on fep, small stain on fore edge, foxing to fore edge. All maps present in nice condition. A nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
 9.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  


        Building Plans and Elevations for a Warehouse for Tom Lavell, "O'Farrell St. Garage", O'Farrel St., San Francisco.

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, February - March 1922.(). Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 24" x 36". 7 sheets. Job #97. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
 10.   Check availability:     Bibliophile     Link/Print  


        THE CHRONICLES OF RODRIGUEZ [SIGNED]

      London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1922. Limited Edition, #308/500. 4to., 321 pages; VG/VG; spine brown with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, mild chipping to head of spine, corners; two faint vertical lines on dust jacket, one on each side, where the binding pressed against it; bound in original vellum-backed orange cloth, leather label lettered and ruled in gold affixed to spine panel; marbled endpapers; top edge of text block gilt, others untrimmed; ribbon loose within; One of 500 numbered copies signed by Dunsany and Sime, this is number 308; inserted frontispiece with illustration by Sidney H. Sime, with signature; Dunsany signature of preface; interior clean; LP consignment; shelved case 12, Dupont. Full-priced Rockville.

      [Bookseller: Second Story Books]
 11.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Falbalas & Fanfreluches. Almanach des Modes presentes, passées et futures pour 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925 and 1926.

      Paris Meynial -26 1922 - First edition. 5 volumes. 8vo (25.2 x 17 cm). Each issue with colour vignette to title and 12 colour pochoir plates (60 in total), introductory text by Colette. Loose as issued in original coloured pictorial wrappers by Barbier, original glassine, housed in grey clamshell box with orange morocco lettering piece; glassine for 1922 partly perished. A complete set of this exquisite series displaying fashion in magnificent and imaginative illustrations. The series includes Barbier's depiction of the seven deadly sins (in the volume for 1925). Here one finds a great theme of the Western iconographical tradition at home in Barbier's special world. 'Anger' shows a modish couple quarelling in a formal garden; 'Envy' is displayed by a maid regarding her mistress as she steps from a Rolls Royce; and 'Gluttony' is depicted as a gourmandise. Falbalas et fanfreluches was the last of Barbier's books to reflect contemporary life. Its special value lies in the unique way in which it catches the tone and mood of les années vingts. Gaudriault p115. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
 12.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        El Amor, El Dandysmo y la Intrega. Memorias de un hombre de acción.

      Madrid, Caro Raggio. 1922 - 11.5 cm x 18 cm. 344 pages. Original softcover. Very good condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Some slight discolouration of pages. Pío Baroja y Nessi (San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, 28 de diciembre de 1872-Madrid, 30 de octubre de 1956) fue un escritor español de la llamada generación del 98. Pío Baroja y Nessi (28 December 1872 – 30 October 1956) was a Spanish writer, one of the key novelists of the Generation of '98 Ernest Hemingway was greatly influenced by Baroja and told him when he visited him in October 1956, "Allow me to pay this small tribute to you who taught so much to those of us who wanted to be writers when we were young. I deplore the fact that you have not yet received a Nobel Prize, especially when it was given to so many who deserved it less, like me, who am only an adventurer." (Amazon)

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd.]
 13.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Insigne commentariorum opus, in psalmos omnes Davidicos. Quos ispe multiplici sensu, quantum firi potuit, nempe Literaturi ... Accedit eiusdem in matutinalia VII. ... Aedito prima, cum tabulis aliquot Christiano lectori summopere necessariis, atque incundis.

      Mit Titelholzschnitt (Wappen des Erzbischofs Erardus de Marka Merlo 461) und zahlr. tls. größeren Holzschnittinitialen, davon einige altkoloriert. 4 Bll., 310 47, num. Bll., 1 Bl. Blindgeprägter Schweinslederband d. Zt. über Holzdeckel. 33 x 22 cm. VD16 D 1922 Adams D557. - Erste Ausgabe dieser Bearbeitung. - Einband altersfleckig, bestoßen, Vorderdeckel mit Fehlstelle am Bezug. Zum Schluss wurmspurig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
 14.   Check availability:     booklooker.de     Link/Print  


        THE COMPLETE WORKS OF THE BRONTE SISTERS. Wuthering Heights; Jane Eyre; Shirley; Villette; The Professor; Agnes Grey; The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall.

      London & Toronto: J. M. Dent. 1922. Complete in six volumes (Tenant of Wildfell Hall bound with Agnes Grey, as issued). With a total of 60 colour illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Beautifully bound in contemporary half blue calf and marbled boards by C. E. Lauriat of Boston. Each volume with five raised bands and elaborate gilt decorated compartments to the spine, the titles in gilt on red and brown leather labels. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. A very attractive set, the binding extremities with a little rubbing and and the occasional scuff. The contents, with a previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown are otherwise clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
 15.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        La Charrette "Charrie" Aujourd'hui. Year 1, no. 1 (15 June 1922) through year 2, no. 24 (n.d., ca. 1924) (all published)

      Complete run in 23 fascicles (note: no. 23 was never published), ca. 16 pp. each, of the twice-monthly satire magazine edited by Paul Reboux capturing the "années folles" spirit of Jazz-age Montmartre, including brief articles, gossip and light verse alongside stunning caricatures, satirical cartoons and illustrations, most in color, by Gus Bofa, Boris, Abel Faivre, Sem, Lucien Laforge, Pavis, Armand Vallée, R. Guérin, Joseph Hémard, Pierre Falké, Del Marle, Andre Foi, Bécan, Jean Oberlé, Pol Rab, Roubille, Vertès, Émilien Dufour, Charles Martin, and others. Some minor pencil notations. Hand-painted watercolor title page. Small folio. Half-calf, original illustrated wrpps. bound in. Abrasions, wear, and scratches to boards. Paris, 1922-1924. A rare complete run of the sought after Roaring 20s satire magazine that covered topics from the development of cinema, dancehalls, prostitution, "coco" (cocaine) and homosexuality, to the irritations of foreign tourism and the banality of the countryside, chiefly illustrated, with wildly colorful graphics in a variety of styles. No. 15, dedicated to "Nos 'Amis' les Anglais" features a selection of caricatures chosen by John Grand-Carteret, including historical works by Daumier, Grandville, Cham, etc. As of November 2017, WoldCat locates only six institutional holdings in the United States.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
 16.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Ulysses

      Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First Edition. Paperback. Very good. 1st edition, 1st issue of 750 copies (the first ones on Feb. 2nd), before the 100 on Dutch paper (Feb. 13th) and the 150 on large paper (Mar. 4th). Original printed paper wrappers, rebacked, one corner, one edge flap, and 5 blank page corners repaired, rear endpaper restored, little chips along the edges, else good condition, complete, and we're being precise, and other depictions are suspiciously vague. 1st editions of Ulysses for what we're asking are gone. The cheapest equivalents start at twice our price and go up from there, and the only thing 4 generations of "1st thus" reprints share in common is declining demand, but a new generation of readers is on the rise. They've heard it's the supreme modernist novel and industrial strength psychological realism, and they're told it was condemned as scandalous erotica, in the days when safe sex meant a padded headboard, and they've read it was stoutly suppressed by authorities fearful of any novel portraying chastity as an unlit lamp, or adult abstinence as malnutrition. But millennials don't care what squares thought about sex 95 years ago, or that from the 1940s to the 1970s Ulysses' meaning was mused upon as a cypher in some language twins teach each other. They just face it as a long and arduous 732 page, 265,000 word legacy, a test of focus, set in turn of the century Dublin, and only worth the effort because it recaptures life in a signally fascinating time and place. So the motivation for reading Ulysses has been protean in each generation, but it always stayed the best of its type, and that flexibility of appeal is the profile of conscious art. Let's try to narrow the gap between you and James Joyce. Here he is on the moon: "Her antiquity in preceding and surviving succeeding tellurian generations: her nocturnal predominance: her satellitic dependence: her luminary reflection: her constancy under all her phases, rising and setting by her appointed times, waxing and waning: the forced invariability of her aspect: her indeterminate response to inaffirmative interrogation: her potency over effluent and refluent waters: her power to enamour, to mortify, to invest with beauty, to render insane, to incite to and aid delinquency: the tranquil inscrutability of her visage: the terribility of her isolated dominant resplendent propinquity: her omens of tempest and of calm: the stimulation of her light, her motion and her presence: the admonition of her craters, her arid seas, her silence: her splendour, when visible: her attraction, when invisible." -Ulysses Ready to read it? Here's a boost. Don't hesitate. Proceed aggressively. If your comprehension lapses-even for pages at a time-it's better to push on seeing as you're going to get lost in the random flux, where things encountered early are not explained until much later, so you'll have to reread it anyway.

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
 17.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        86a ESPOSIZIONE. MOSTRA PERSONALE DI E. PRAMPOLINI FUTURISTA. Interpretazione futurista del paesaggio di Capri. Conferenza inaugurale di F.T. Marinetti.

      Roma, Casa d'Arte Bragaglia, 1922. In-16 p. (mm. 168x88), brossura orig. azzurra (picc. mancanza al piatto poster.), pp.nn. 16, con figure nel t. Si tratta di un “invito” della Casa d'Arte Bragaglia di Roma, così concepito: “Mercoledì 25 ottobre, ore 17, i Futuristi Marinetti - Balla - Folgore - Cangiullo - Marchi, inaugureranno la Mostra caprese di Prampolini. Marinetti esporrà la sua nuova invenzione: ‘Il programma di vita'. Cangiullo esporrà la sua nuova invenzione: la ‘Poesia pentagrammata'”. Questo piccolo fascicolo (Bollettino quindicinale della Casa d'Arte Bragaglia, Anno III, n. 72 - 15 ottobre 1922) contiene: l'elenco delle 40 opere esposte di Prampolini (pitture a olio, a tempera, acquarelli, con relativi prezzi) - una lunga prefazione di Edwin Cerio, Sindaco di Capri - programma e breve articolo sul ‘Teatro degli Indipendenti' (teatro sperimentale alla Casa d'Arte Bragaglia in Via degli Avignonesi) - Cronache d'attualità (rassegna diretta da A.G. Bragaglia). E' stampato anche in seconda e terza di copertina con l'invito ad altre manifestazioni. Cfr. Salaris “Storia del Futurismo”, p. 180. Rarissima pubblicazione futurista. Esemplare ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
 18.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Le martyre d?un grand peuple.

      Frz. In acht Folgen zahlr. und teils farbig bebilderte chronologische Darstellung von der russischen Oktoberrevolutuion bis zu den Wirren des Bürger- und Interventionskrieges 1922. Einband Umschlag der ersten Folge lose und mit Randläsuren. Alle weiteren Umschläge gleichfalls stellenweise mit kleineren Einrissen und Randläsuren. Sehr selten!

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
 19.   Check availability:     booklooker.de     Link/Print  


        Ulysses

      Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First Edition. Paperback. Very good. 1st edition, 1st issue of 750 copies (the first ones on Feb. 2nd), before the 100 on Dutch paper (Feb. 13th) and the 150 on large paper (Mar. 4th). Original printed paper wrappers, rebacked, one corner, one edge flap, and 5 blank page corners repaired, rear endpaper restored, little chips along the edges, else good condition, complete, and we're being precise, and other depictions are suspiciously vague. 1st editions of Ulysses for what we're asking are gone. The cheapest equivalents start at twice our price and go up from there, and the only thing 4 generations of "1st thus" reprints share in common is declining demand, but a new generation of readers is on the rise. They've heard it's the supreme modernist novel and industrial strength psychological realism, and they're told it was condemned as scandalous erotica, in the days when safe sex meant a padded headboard, and they've read it was stoutly suppressed by authorities fearful of any novel portraying chastity as an unlit lamp, or adult abstinence as malnutrition. But millennials don't care what squares thought about sex 95 years ago, or that from the 1940s to the 1970s Ulysses' meaning was mused upon as a cypher in some language twins teach each other. They just face it as a long and arduous 732 page, 265,000 word legacy, a test of focus, set in turn of the century Dublin, and only worth the effort because it recaptures life in a signally fascinating time and place. So the motivation for reading Ulysses has been protean in each generation, but it always stayed the best of its type, and that flexibility of appeal is the profile of conscious art. Let's try to narrow the gap between you and James Joyce. Here he is on the moon: "Her antiquity in preceding and surviving succeeding tellurian generations: her nocturnal predominance: her satellitic dependence: her luminary reflection: her constancy under all her phases, rising and setting by her appointed times, waxing and waning: the forced invariability of her aspect: her indeterminate response to inaffirmative interrogation: her potency over effluent and refluent waters: her power to enamour, to mortify, to invest with beauty, to render insane, to incite to and aid delinquency: the tranquil inscrutability of her visage: the terribility of her isolated dominant resplendent propinquity: her omens of tempest and of calm: the stimulation of her light, her motion and her presence: the admonition of her craters, her arid seas, her silence: her splendour, when visible: her attraction, when invisible." -Ulysses Ready to read it? Here's a boost. Don't hesitate. Proceed aggressively. If your comprehension lapses-even for pages at a time-it's better to push on seeing as you're going to get lost in the random flux, where things encountered early are not explained until much later, so you'll have to reread it anyway.

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
 20.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The Waste Land [Criterion Vol. I, no. I]

      London: Criterion, 1922. 1st appearance anywhere, in any form, of the iconic modernist poem, preceding all others, in The Criterion (Vol. I, no. I), a quarterly Literary magazine founded and edited by Eliot himself, primarily for the purpose of publishing The Waste Land. Original 2 color printed wrappers, a small skinned patch, frayed at the overlapping edges, light foxing, a little dusty, but still very good, nice for this book. Something of an association copy. Ex-Ruth Wadsworth Porter (her signature on the cover), the wife of James Foster Porter, and mother of Fairfield and Eliot Porter, T. S. Eliot's (2nd?) cousins, so it's not irrational (considering the relation) to propose that our copy of The Criterion may have been a gift from T.S. Eliot himself. Or not. The Waste Land first appeared in this periodical in early October, but follow the progressive history as it unfolded. The second appearance (the first in the U. S.) was in the Nov. 1922 issue of The Dial magazine (actually issued later in Oct.). In Dec. 1922, The Waste Land was first published as a book (in New York) by Boni and Liveright (1,000 copies), adding the author's notes, and as part of their agreement, The Dial bought 350 copies of Boni and Liveright's book, being 70% of the copies that have long been singled out as the book's 1st binding and 1st issue (calculated as 500 by their numbering). And then, in Sept. 1923, along came the first U. K. book edition (The Hogarth Press, 450 copies). Now forget all that. Our Criterion is the original, The Waste Land's first glimpse of the light, a genesis so overflowing with significance, that it being offered at such a sensible price, brings us to contrasts so absurd, that they're even noticed by the mentally unemployed, and I say that thoroughly sterilized of even perfunctory regret. And its amply scarce with only 1 copy of it listed in the auction record for the last 10 years ($3,250 hammer in 2006), that copy described as being in 3 pieces with its wrappers detached (you can look it up in the tornography), and I can tell you that it was more unlikeable than someone who sets a wet glass on your favorite book. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
 21.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  


        COLIN, COLINETTE AND THEIR HAPPY FARMYARD

      ROBERTS, JACK. (ROBERTS,JACK)illus. COLIN, COLINETTE AND THEIR HAPPY FARMYARD. Offered here is a complete set of paper dolls designed by Jack Roberts, printed in Paris by Gallimard and issued by the London branch of Galeries Lafayette department store in 1922. There are 4 cards measuring approx. 6 1/4 x 8 3/4", faint stain on card No. 2 else bright and near fine. The front of each card is brightly illustrated in rich colors with dolls, farm animals and farm buildings designed to be cut out and mounted on heavier stock for play. Roberts folk peasant style is particularly suited to the subject matter and the lithographs are well printed. A panoramic image of the completed set is shown at the top of each card and the back of each card has instructions for assembly, an ad for the store as well as confirmation that 4 cards comprise a complete set. Galeries Lafayette department store was founded in Paris in 1893 and later opened in other major cities. The advertising copy on the present item documents stores in Nice and London and the company is still in operation with branches in Berlin, Casablanca, New York, and Dubai. This is a scarce and charming item.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
 22.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        [Shanghai Volunteer Force Photograph Album].

      1908- 1922. 410 photographs mostly full or half plate (varying in size from 23 x 29.5 to 8 x 10cm) in an album containing 74 leaves each with photographs on both sides. Photographs neatly laid down onto the black card leaves, captioned in white ink. Some photos are faded but most are in good to very good condition. Covers of album worn, 28 x 36cm. An excellent documentary album covering the activities of the Shanghai Volunteer Force between March 1908 and February 1922. The contents include: Parades of artillery and light horse cavalry, manoeuvres, firing practice, ceremonial, Camp activities, firing practice, Mess and Club functions, personalities etc. A number of pages are devoted to particular themes which include: Death of King Edward VII; Coronation of King George V; Scenes on the Bund; The Rebellion of July 1913 (20 pages including action scenes); Armistice Parade in the Imperial City, Peking; Armoured Transport. From the collection of Arthur Hacker, Hong Kong historian, artist and author. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 159536).

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
 23.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  


        Ulysses

      Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. 1st edition, 1st issue of 750 copies (the first ones on Feb. 2nd), before the 100 on Dutch paper (Feb. 13th) and the 150 on large paper (Mar. 4th). Original printed paper wrappers, rebacked, one corner, one edge flap, and 5 blank page corners repaired, rear endpaper restored, little chips along the edges, else good condition, complete, and we're being precise, and other depictions are suspiciously vague. 1st editions of Ulysses for what we're asking are gone. The cheapest equivalents start at twice our price and go up from there, and the only thing 4 generations of "1st thus" reprints share in common is declining demand, but a new generation of readers is on the rise. They've heard it's the supreme modernist novel and industrial strength psychological realism, and they're told it was condemned as scandalous erotica, in the days when safe sex meant a padded headboard, and they've read it was stoutly suppressed by authorities fearful of any novel portraying chastity as an unlit lamp, or adult abstinence as malnutrition. But millennials don't care what squares thought about sex 95 years ago, or that from the 1940s to the 1970s Ulysses' meaning was mused upon as a cypher in some language twins teach each other. They just face it as a long and arduous 732 page, 265,000 word legacy, a test of focus, set in turn of the century Dublin, and only worth the effort because it recaptures life in a signally fascinating time and place. So the motivation for reading Ulysses has been protean in each generation, but it always stayed the best of its type, and that flexibility of appeal is the profile of conscious art. Let's try to narrow the gap between you and James Joyce. Here he is on the moon: "Her antiquity in preceding and surviving succeeding tellurian generations: her nocturnal predominance: her satellitic dependence: her luminary reflection: her constancy under all her phases, rising and setting by her appointed times, waxing and waning: the forced invariability of her aspect: her indeterminate response to inaffirmative interrogation: her potency over effluent and refluent waters: her power to enamour, to mortify, to invest with beauty, to render insane, to incite to and aid delinquency: the tranquil inscrutability of her visage: the terribility of her isolated dominant resplendent propinquity: her omens of tempest and of calm: the stimulation of her light, her motion and her presence: the admonition of her craters, her arid seas, her silence: her splendour, when visible: her attraction, when invisible." -Ulysses Ready to read it? Here's a boost. Don't hesitate. Proceed aggressively. If your comprehension lapses-even for pages at a time-it's better to push on seeing as you're going to get lost in the random flux, where things encountered early are not explained until much later, so you'll have to reread it anyway. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
 24.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  


        Auf der Flucht nach Aegypten. acht Radierungen von Oskar Laske.

       Wien/Bln./Lpz./Mchn., Rikola 1922. qu.-2°. Titelbl., 8 Orig.-Radierungen. OHLn. mit Einbandlithographie und dem Aufdruck \"Opus XXIV\". EAVollmer III, 178 - Eines von 15 handschr. num. Expl. d. Vorzugsausgabe. Die Gesamtaufl. betrug 100 Exemplare. Jede Taf. vom Künstler eh. signiert. Die Im Druckvermerk angegebene Farbradierung fehlt. Inhalt der Mappe: Die Tiere; Die Ueberfuhr; Die Räuber; Durch Gewitter und Gefahren; An den Wachen vorbei; Die Oase; Vor dem Stadttor; Unter gastlichem Dache; Versand D: 4,00 EUR Kunst, Illustrierte Bücher, Mappenwerke

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
 25.   Check availability:     buchfreund.de     Link/Print  


        Report on Tung Kong Ping Yung and Hoi Wai Highways and reconnaissance of routes for proposed Highway-Waichow to Hoi Fung Yuen, Kwong Tung Province, China

      April 1922 - 4to., 50 pp., printed on versos only, plan, 69 original mounted photographs, including 8 composite panoramic views. Pocket at front containing additional photographs and documents, original green cloth gilt, excellent condition. The original typed engineer's report for the reconnaissance of routes for the proposed Waichow to Hoi Fung Yuen highway. The report was for the Commissioner of Highways, Province of Kwong Tung. The report also contains Homes' observations on the roads already under construction in the province. The engineer, Holmes, was employed by the James A. Rabbitt Engineering Company, Canton office. Employed by the Commissioner of Highways for the Province of Kwong Tung [Canton, now Guangdong], Colonel Holmes undertook a five week survey through an area of China largely bereft of roads, with the brief of finding routes to link the isolated inland communities with the coast, so that they could benefit from the sea trade to Hong Kong. As well as recording the distances, topography and geology of the routes, he also comments on the agriculture, industry and size of local populations. Due to the seasonal flooding, the routes needed to be carefully chosen and a great many bridges anticipated. He gives costings for the routes, but also comments and takes photographs. "Close outside the village of Sun Um Hui is a hot mineral spring in which the local people have been bathing probably for many centuries and is reputed to have qualities beneficial to health. I suggest that this water be analysed and if its reputation is sustained then the ground be acquired by the government and on completion of the highway, baths and a bathing pool be neatly constructed of cement concrete, and a hotel erected. This properly arranged and managed could be made a source of revenue as a pleasing health and holiday resort." Among the large number of photographs there are 8 composite panoramic views; surely the earliest panoramas of the region. The document was probably produced in small numbers, possibly only 2 or 3 copies - the present example and perhaps a copy for the Canton office and the head office of the engineering company in New York. This report provides a fine visual record of the province and is an important piece of industrial archaeology. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
 26.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Exrtracts from Press Notices of Ulysses by James Joyce

      Harlesden [London]: Leveridge & Co, 1922. 4 pp. 8vo. Self wrappers. A few edge-tears, old folds and minor wrinkling. 4 pp. 8vo. A four-page promotional leaflet printing critical reactions to Ulysses--not all of them positive--published the same year as the first edition. Includes reviews in English, French, and Italian by the likes of Valery Larboud, Ezra Pound, Ford Madox Hueffer, Edmund Wilson, Holdbrook Jackson, Djuna Barnes, and several others. Reactions run the gamut, from an effusive Hueffer: "One feels admiration that is almost reverence for the incredible labours of this incredible genius ... a book of profound knowledge and of profound renderings of humanity"; to the outrage of 'Domini Canis' in the Dublin Review, "A fearful travesty on persons happenings and intimate life of the most morbid and sickening description." Many are a mix of high praise and reservation, including Arnold Bennett's assessment: "The book is not pornographic, but it is more indecent, obscene, scatalogical, and licentious than the majority of professedly pornographical books" but adding that "The best portions of the novel are superb." The leaflet was put together by Harriet Weaver shortly after her Egoist Press co-published the second edition of Ulysses in October 1922 (the first appeared in February). Letters from Joyce to Weaver in the fall of 1922 record that Joyce himself selected many of the quotes included in the pamphlet. Examples have not survived in great numbers.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
 27.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The Waste Land [Criterion Vol I, no I]

      London: Criterion, 1922. First Edition. wrappers. Very good. 1st appearance anywhere, in any form, of the iconic modernist poem, preceding all others, in The Criterion (Vol. I, no. I), a quarterly Literary magazine founded and edited by Eliot himself, primarily for the purpose of publishing The Waste Land. Original 2 color printed wrappers, a small skinned patch, frayed at the overlapping edges, light foxing, a little dusty, but still very good, nice for this book. Something of an association copy. Ex-Ruth Wadsworth Porter (her signature on the cover), the wife of James Foster Porter, and mother of Fairfield and Eliot Porter, T. S. Eliot's (2nd?) cousins, so it's not irrational (considering the relation) to propose that our copy of The Criterion may have been a gift from T.S. Eliot himself. Or not. The Waste Land first appeared in this periodical in early October, but follow the progressive history as it unfolded. The second appearance (the first in the U. S.) was in the Nov. 1922 issue of The Dial magazine (actually issued later in Oct.). In Dec. 1922, The Waste Land was first published as a book (in New York) by Boni and Liveright (1,000 copies), adding the author's notes, and as part of their agreement, The Dial bought 350 copies of Boni and Liveright's book, being 70% of the copies that have long been singled out as the book's 1st binding and 1st issue (calculated as 500 by their numbering). And then, in Sept. 1923, along came the first U. K. book edition (The Hogarth Press, 450 copies). Now forget all that. Our Criterion is the original, The Waste Land's first glimpse of the light, a genesis so overflowing with significance, that it being offered at such a sensible price, brings us to contrasts so absurd, that they're even noticed by the mentally unemployed, and I say that thoroughly sterilized of even perfunctory regret. And its amply scarce with only 1 copy of it listed in the auction record for the last 10 years ($3,250 hammer in 2006), that copy described as being in 3 pieces with its wrappers detached (you can look it up in the tornography), and I can tell you that it was more unlikeable than someone who sets a wet glass on your favorite book.

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
 28.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes.

      London: Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd, [1922] - Sextodecimo. Original red paper-covered boards, titles to spine and front board in white, pictorial label to front board, pictorial endpapers. With the printed glassine jacket. Housed in an orange flat-backed folding case. Gathering dried and cracked at pp. 25-8; a bright copy in the superb jacket. With frontispiece and 14 illustrations by the author. First edition, first impression. This compilation of rhymes was a sequel of sorts to Appley Dapply, and was the last book of the series issued in the small format. Beatrix Potter used earlier paintings of her neighbour's guinea pigs which were recopied for this book. Linder, p. 430; Quinby 26. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
 29.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Early English Furniture and Woodwork

      London: George Routledge and Sons, 1922. Leather_bound. Very good. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1922. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Folio. Early English Furniture and Woodwork by Herbert Cescinsky and Ernest R. Gribble. Photogravures illustrations.The early woodworkers his life, tools and methods, Gothic Wood Workers, Wood Panelling and Mantels, Timber House, Porches and Doors, Staircase, Chest and Standing Cupboards, Walnut Chairs, Tables, Clocks, Lacquer Works, Cabinet, etc. Bound in half brown morocco with brown cloth boards, gilt spine and titles, raised bands, decorative endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
 30.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Buch vier. Von Meister Therion. - I. Teil: Mystik. II. Teil: Magie.

      Leipzig, Thelema-Verlags-Gesellschaft (1922 - 1928).. 2 Bände. Mit Abb. 134 S.; 265 S. (recte 256), OHLwd. Vgl. Crowley Cross Index 70 und 79 (zur englischen Ausgabe). - Herausgegeben im Auftrag der Großen Bruderschaft A.". A.". (d. i. Astrum Argenteum, eine von Crowley gegründete Geheimgesellschaft). - Über Meditation, Magie, Yoga, deren praktische Beschreibung und Hilfsmittel. - Der britische Okkultist Crowley (1875-1947) versuchte in seinem magischen System östliche mit westlichen Einflüssen zu verbinden. - Ein 3. Teil erschien erst 1964. - Vorderer fl. Vorsatz jeweils mit kl. Bibliotheks-Etikett. Einband von Tl. 2 etwas lichtrandig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
 31.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Ulysses.

      Paris: Shakespeare & Company, 1922. First edition of Joyce's masterpiece. One of 750 numbered copies on handmade paper from a total edition of 1000 copies, this is number 318. Thick quarto, bound in full blue morocco, with the original wrappers bound in. In near fine condition. Ulysses was published in Paris by Shakespeare & Company, 1922. It was a struggle for the author to find a publisher, a comic irony considering that Ulysses is "[u]niversally hailed as the most influential work of modern times" (Grolier Joyce 69). Ulysses was an immediate success. The first printing sold out, and "within a year Joyce had become a well-known literary figure. Ulysses was explosive in its impact on the literary world of 1922" (de Grazia, 27). Even so, the book faced difficulties in global reception. It was banned in the U.K. and was prosecuted for the obscenity in the Nausicaa episode (Ellmann, 1982). Joyce's inspiration for the novel began as a young boy reading Charles Lamb's Adventures of Ulysses and writing an essay entitled "My Favorite Hero" after being impressed by the wholeness of the character (Goreman, 1939). The idea for the novel grew from a story in Dubliners in 1906, which Joyce expanded into a short book in 1907, before reconceptualizing it as the heady novel in 1914 (Ellmann, 1982). The book can initially seem unstructured and chaotic, and Joyce admitted that he "put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant" (The Observer, 2000). The French translator Stuart Gilbert published a defense of Ulysses shortly after its publication in which he supported the novel's use of obscenity and explained its internal structure and links to the Odyssey against accusations of ambiguity. Every episode, Gilbert explained, is connected to the Odyssey by theme, technique, and correspondence between characters. Another instance of Ulysses' literary contribution is his use of stream-of-consciousness, a technique employing carefully structured prose, both humorous and charactering, and involving puns and parodies. Joyce was a precursor to the use of stream of consciousness in the later decades. Similar narrative techniques were used by his contemporaries Virginia Wolfe, William Faulkner, and Italo Svevo. Their style can be better characterized as an "interior monologue, rather than stream of consciousness, is the appropriate term for the style in which [subjective experience] is recorded, both in The Waves and in Woolf's writing generally" (Stevenson, 1992).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
 32.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        El Amor, El Dandysmo y la Intrega. Memorias de un hombre de acción.

      Madrid, Caro Raggio, 1922. 11.5 cm x 18 cm. 344 pages. Original softcover. Very good condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Some slight discolouration of pages. Pío Baroja y Nessi (San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, 28 de diciembre de 1872-Madrid, 30 de octubre de 1956) fue un escritor español de la llamada generación del 98.nnPío Baroja y Nessi (28 December 1872 – 30 October 1956) was a Spanish writer, one of the key novelists of the Generation of '98nnErnest Hemingway was greatly influenced by Baroja and told him when he visited him in October 1956, "Allow me to pay this small tribute to you who taught so much to those of us who wanted to be writers when we were young. I deplore the fact that you have not yet received a Nobel Prize, especially when it was given to so many who deserved it less, like me, who am only an adventurer." (Amazon)n

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop ]
 33.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  


        RIMON NRS 1-6 (COMPLETE)

      Berlin : Rimon(1922-1924). 1st Edition. Period Boards with all original illustrated wrappers bound in. 4to. 52, 48, 52, 52, 44, 40 pages ; 32 cm. A complete run (Issues 1-6) of the German Periodical on Jewish Art. In Hebrew. "Mark Wischnitzer (1882-1955) was a scholar of Jewish history... He studied at the University of Vienna and University of Berlin, from which he received his doctorate in 1906. Wischnitzer served as editor of the history section of the Russian-language Jewish Encyclopedia from 1908 to 1913, and later as the editor of the Encyclopaedia Judaica published in Berlin. " (Wikipedia, 2017) "The driving force behind Rimon was a small circle of Russian Jews, headed by historian Mark Wischnitzer and his wife, art historian Rachel Bernstein-Wischnitzer. In late 1921, the couple joined a group of Russian-Jewish émigrés in Berlin. They presented the idea of publishing a Jewish art journal to their friend Leopold Sew, a Russian-Jewish intellectual who was visiting Berlin from Paris, where he had fled after the revolution. Sew was excited by the idea and referred the couple to Eliahu Feinson, who belonged to a group of Jewish-Russian capitalists who supported Hebrew publication projects. Feinson enlisted with fervor in the publication of Jewish art books, and provided the necessary funding for commencing the work. His name appeared on almost all publications of the company as one of its three directors, alongside Dr. Mark Wischnitzer and Alexander Kogan, two of the great Russian publishers who had come to Berlin during this period, and were involved in the production of one of the most esteemed journals to be published in both Russian and German. " (NLI, 2017) SUBJECT(S) : Jews -- Periodicals. Jewish arts -- Periodicals. Front hinge starting. Some wear to boards. Overall about very good condition. (PAINT-1-29)

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
 34.   Check availability:     Bibliophile     Link/Print  


        Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52 -- Being a Series of Twenty-Three Letters from Dame Shirley (Mrs. Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe) to Her Sister in Massachusetts and Now Reprinted from the Pioneer Magazine of 1854-55

      Good. c. 1922. Hardcover. The Shirley Letters is a book edition of a series of letters written by Mrs. Clappe to her sister in 1851 and 1852 and were first published under the pseudonym of "Dame Shirley" in the Pioneer magazine between 1854 and 1855. This edition of The Shirley Letters has text written on recto and is blank on verso, and does not include illustrations. As noted by previous bookseller, this copy was possibly a typescript from which Thomas Russell typeset his 1922 edition of the book. Book has blue cloth boards with title and previous owner's name gilt on front and all edges sprinkled. Boards have moderate rubbing and shelfwear and light soiling on rear board; text block has light toning to edges and previous owner's blind embossed stamp on a few leaves. As stated in the forward (titled "An Appreciation") , "These Shirley Letters, thus published, brought the new West to the wondering East, and showed to those who had not made the venture, the courage, the fervor, the beauty, the great-heartedness, that made life in the new El Dorado." ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 166 pp .

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
 35.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Les malheurs des immortels révélés par Max Ernst et Paul Eluard

      First Edition printed on imitation Japan.Binding to the bradel in full anthracite gray box, smooth back mute box band navy blue with names of the authors and title of the cold-stamped work on the fringes of the first board, the first cover dish preserved in fine.Illustrated book of 21 collages by Max Ernst.Rare and beautiful copy. Librairie Six Paris 1922 19x25,5cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 36.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  


        LE MIE PRIGIONI

      TORINO: SEI, 1922. IIED. RILEGATO. BUONO. 13 20. USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
 37.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The Enormous Room

      New York: Boni and Liveright, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. First issue with expletive 'shit' not censored at the bottom of page 219. In Good+ condition. Cloth soiled, with light fraying at corners, slight chipping to top of spine. Spine darkened at base. Pages are toned, with a stain to the edge of the early pages, lightly intruding into the margins. Chip to top corner of title page. First Edition, First Printing, First Issue with uncensored expletive.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
 38.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  


        Carnwath, The Earl Of

      London: Zaehnsdorf Limited, 1922. Full leather. Fine. London: Zaehnsdorf Limited, 1922. Full leather. One volume. Quarto. Royal Rulers And Leaders Of The East. A record of their service in the Great War, edited by The Earl Of Carnwath with an introduction by Field-Marshal Earl Haig. Portrait and photogravure Illustrations. Edition De Luxe, Special Edition, a sumptuous full red crushed morocco elaborately gilt by Zaehnsdorf Binders, panel intricately curving acanthus pattern with leaves forming and containing black gilt fleuron, red-framed inlaid title to centerpiece of front cover, five raised bands sepatated by gilt compartments, gilt title, all edges gilt, blue silk doublures, gilt turn-ins. housed in a red clambox. An extremely fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
 39.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Seven Pillars of Wisdom 

      Book VIII only, heavily revised throughout by the author, with extensive manuscript additions, alterations and deletions on every page with many hundreds of words in the author's hand; the textual alterations in Lawrence's characteristic black map-making ink; the chapter numbers and running headlines in red ink as in other copies of the Oxford edition: marginal emphases, dates and other notes in pencil; in addition there is one marginal note: "I shd. leave this in: it is needed" in the hand of Charlotte Shaw and initialled by her, and a few pencil notes in an unidentified hand (possibly Edward Garnett's). 20ff. printed on rectos only, including the original carbon-copy typed summary of Book VIII (as issued) with MS alterations by the author. Bound with an ALS from Lawrence, signed "S", from "Hut 105 R.A.F. Cadet College Cranwell" unaddressed but to D.G. Hogarth, undated, but late 1925 or early 1926, enclosing the text (a transcript of this letter is in the Bodleian); late twentieth century red morocco, interleaved.  [Oxford, printed at the Oxford Times.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
 40.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  


        Collection des plus Beaux Numéros Comoedia Illustré et des Programmes consacrés aux Ballets & Galas Russes depuis le Début à Paris 1909-1921

      Paris: M. de Brunoff, 1922. Profusely illustrated with full-color covers, mounted and full-page plates, and photographs. 187 [of 188] leaves. Folio. Original cloth, with inlaid illustrated upper cover from "The Firebird" by Natalia Gontcharova. Covers and spine rubbed and soiled, internally fine, but lacking cover for Ballets Russes program from May 1921 featuring Picasso illustration on recto and verso. Bakst, Léon. Profusely illustrated with full-color covers, mounted and full-page plates, and photographs. 187 [of 188] leaves. Folio. An outstanding visual record of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and Ida Rubinstein's Galas Russes in their most influential years, lavishly illustrated with the works of Bakst, Gontcharova, Larionov, Picasso, Matisse, Massine, Derain, and others. The collection is comprised of special issues of the theatrical periodical "Comoedia Illustré" and souvenir programs devoted to Ballets Russes and Rubinstein's Galas Russes for the seasons 1909-1921, with introductory letterpress text for each season by V. Svetloff. With splendid color and gilt illustrations of costume and set designs, as well as numerous photographic portraits of dancers and production artists. Bakst is the most frequently represented artist in the group; the illustration inlaid to the upper cover is by Natalia Gontcharova.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
 41.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Tales of the Jazz Age.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1922 - First edition of Fitzgerald's iconic collection of short stories capturing the character of the roaring twenties, including The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. One of 8,000 copies with "and" on p. 232, on line 6. Octavo, original green cloth, gilt titles to the spine. Near fine in the original very good dust jacket with some unnecessary tape repair. Dust jacket illustration by John Held. First editions in the original dust jacket are rare. Tales of the Jazz Age is a collection of eleven short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Divided into three separate parts, according to subject matter, it includes one of his better-known short stories, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button". All of the stories had been published earlier, independently, in either Metropolitan Magazine, Saturday Evening Post, Smart Set, Collier's, Chicago Sunday Tribune, or Vanity Fair. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button was adapted into the film bearing the same name in 2008, directed by David Fincher and starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett. The film won three Academy Awards including Best Achievements in Art Direction, Makeup, and Visual Effects. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
 42.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        FAIRY TALES OF PERRAULT

      - (CLARKE,HARRY)illus. FAIRY TALES OF PERRAULT with intro by Thomas Bodkin. NY: Dodge [1922]. 4to, (8 x 10 1/2"), blue gilt cloth, 160p., pictorial paste-on, near fine and bright. First U.S. edition to feature Clarke's illustrations. Illustrated by Clarke with 12 color plates, 12 black & white plates and numerous text illustrations. (See Bowe- Burns p.149,151). This is a particularly nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
 43.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        Tales of The Jazz Age (Includes The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

      New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922.. [Short stories] FIRST EDITION with Scribner's seal and 'Published September, 1922' on copyright page, mis-spelling 'an' for 'and', p.232. Crown octavo, pp.318. Publisher's blind-stamped dark green cloth lettered in gilt to spine, fore-edge untrimmed. Internally clean, no bookplates or inscriptions. Text block a little age-toned, some handling to cloth, spine lettering a touch rubbed/dulled. Remains a presentable copy, without the scarce jacket.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
 44.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  

______________________________________________________________________________


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.