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        Voltaire, La Princesse de Babylone, 40 Etchings by Friedrich Heubner

      Munich 1922 - Edition of 35, small folio (13 x 10), vellum chemise printed in sepia and gilt, housing 40 etchings (20 etchings in 2 states). About fine, slight soil and wear to the vellum folder, etchings inside in great condition. Friedrich Heubner (1886-1974) was a Munich-based artist, illustrator and graphic designer associated with "Die Sechs," a group of young modernist artists, and he was also loosely associated with both the Berlin and Munich Secession movements, an illustrator primarily whose works appeared in Jugend, Simpliccimus and Die Gartenlaube. RARE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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      1922 - HOTEL DROUOT. COLLECTION CH. HAVILAND. Paris: 1922. A series of auction catalogs of the collections of Japanese Art, ceramics, illustration, and illustrated books including descriptions for the items as well as a total of 64 plates. The volumes comprise all Haviland auctions pertaining to Japanese Prints & books in a total of seven volumes. All catalogs are bound in paper covers, some with slight soiling or tears all with spine reapairs in binder's tape. Interiors and plates bright and clean. First Sale, November 27th-29th, 1922: 20 plates, 98p. Tenth Sale, 2nd part, June 4th-6th, 1923: 16 plates, 107p. Fourteenth Sale, Febuary 4th & 7th, 1924: 8 plates, 88p. Fifteenth Sale, October 20th-23rd, 1924: 6 plates, 70p. Sixteenth Sale, March 2nd-4th, 1925: 6 plates, 62p. Seventeenth Sale, June 15th-17th, 1925: 4 plates, 53p. Eighteenth Sale, June 2nd-4th, 1927: 4 plates, 90p. An extensive group of volumes for reference, research or historical interest, Good condition.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        Bremer Press] IPHIGENIE AUF TAURIS

      Munich: Bremer Press, 1922. Limited Edition, number 152 of 300 copies. Vellum Binding. Quarto. Bound as issued in parchment over boards with the perimeter of boards and spine compartments ruled in gold; light soiling to the vellum binding, but largely an attractive and clean copy; top edge gilt; very light thumb soiling to the colophon page. The Bremer Press took as its model Emery Walker and Cobden-Sanderson's Doves Press--elegantly designed books with a focus on typography. Title and initials in this and most of the Press's books were designed by Anna Simons who was trained by noted English calligrapher Edward Johnston. Yet another connection to the Doves Press, the binding is stamp-signed by Frieda Thiersch who learned her trade from Charles F. Mcleish of the Doves Bindery. Thiersch became a notable bookbinder and designed and executed many of the Bremer Press bindings and was the director of the bindery until 1933 when she opened her own workshop. An interesting aside, Thiersch would go on to bind some of the most important documents and books for Hitler and the Third Reich. Text in German. Ransom 12; Gerald Cinamon ?"German Graphic Designers?"; Luise Poulton, ?"The Feminine Touch?" (2009).

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        The Waste Land

      Boni & Liveright, New York 1922 - First Edition, First Printing. This copy is SIGNED by T.S. Eliot on a laid in letter by the author. A beautiful copy in the First Issue flexible boards with the "a" in mountain at line 339 on page 41. One of 1000 numbered copies bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's black cloth with minor wear to the edges. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are excepionally clean, with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy T.S. Eliot First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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      Oxford University Press 1922 - 1st 1922. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Large format. Blue cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards showing little gipsy character with horse and wagon. 6 vividly coloured plates plus b/w text illustrations. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Front joint cracked. Endpapers browned. Plates superb. Matching pictorial stiff card wrapper is edge-chipped, has a scratch to front, a few grubby marks and is rubbed at folds. Exceptionally rare in original wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Gullivers Reise ins Land der Riesen. Eine Reise nach Brobdingnag. Nach dem Englischen des Jonathan Swift. - Mit 25 Original-Lithographien von Lovis Corinth.

      Berlin,Propyläen-Verlag,1922. Einmalige Auflage von 400 Exemplaren.. 34 x 28 cm. Dunkelrotes HalbLeder mit Kopfgoldschnitt, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Lederecken ,grün-schwarzer Deckelbezug. Der Deckelbezug vorderseitig schwach berieben, sowie an den Rändern etwas lichtgehellt. Einbandentwurf von H.Steiner-Prag. 75 (1) Seiten mit 25 OriginalLithographien (10 ganzseitigen) von Lovis Corinth; handschriftlich numeriertes Exemplar Nr.225 von 400 numerierten Exemplaren,vom Künstler unter dem Druckvermerk handschriftlich signiert, frisch und von tadellosem Innenerhalt und weder Name noch andere Einträge. Geprüftes, wirklich gutes Exemplar. #M07105

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Racing in America 1866-1921

      New York: Privately Printed for the Jockey Club. 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. x, 249pp. Cloth backed boards, paper label with title affixed to spine panel. Frontispiece and fifty-five inserted plates. Wear to corner tips, some rubbing and discoloration to cloth, two small tears to paper label. Internally clean. A very good copy. ; Folio .

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      Paris: Shakespeare and Company,, 1922. Large octavo. Bound by ?-stermalms in blue half morocco, marbled sides, raised bands, titles and decorative tooling to compartments gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Housed in a marbled board slipcase. With the original blue front wrapper bound in at the beginning. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown, binder's ticket to rear pastedown. Spine slightly sunned, half-title gently tanned. Otherwise a fine copy in a lightly rubbed slipcase with some minor wear to extremities. First edition, first printing, number 233 of 150 large paper copies numbered between 101 and 150. Ulysses was published in imitation of the traditional three-tiered French format aimed at both connoisseurs and readers: 100 copies were printed on Dutch handmade paper and signed by Joyce; 150 copies were printed on heavier vergé d'Arches to create this large paper format; and the remaining 750 copies formed a small format trade issue, printed on less expensive vergé à barbes stock. Bought by C. E. Fritze Hofbokhandel and bound for the bookseller by ?-stermalms bokbinderi, this copy was recorded in Sylvia Beach's notebook as having been sent on 24 May 1922. As such, it is the first Ulysses to be imported to Sweden; copies of the work were generally hard to find in Scandinavia throughout the 1920s and 1930s (Riikonen, "Blooms in the North", in The Reception of James Joyce in Europe, p. 130). The earliest translation of Joyce into any Scandinavian language was Ebba Atterbom's Swedish translation of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man which was published by Geber in 1921. Despite this, Joyce's magnum opus would not be translated until 1946, when Albert Bonniers förlag published Thomas Warburton's translation, entitled Odysseus. Warburton would himself edit and amend his translation for the 1993 edition; a completely new translation by Erik Andersson, who retained the English title, was published by Bonniers in 2012. Originally founded in 1837 as Fritze & Bagge, C. E. Fritze was a successful bookseller and publisher based at Storkyrkobrinken 3 and later in one of the corner buildings close to Gustav Adolfs torg, Fredsgatan 2. A successful bookshop, Fritze was given a Swedish Royal warrant in 1862; in the hands of K. F. Kruhs and B. Söderberg, who bought the shop in 1870, Fritze became one of the major booksellers in Sweden, focusing on modern classics, deluxe editions, and illustrated works, as well as publishing works by August Strindberg and Jonathan Swift, as well as engaging illustrators like Carl Larsson.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        In London. the Story of Adam and Marriage

      London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.,, 1922. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and double-line ruling to spine and upper board in red. With the dust jacket. Cloth fresh, partial tanning to free endpapers, spotting to edges, title pages, and occasionally to margins of contents. In the jacket with spotting to the spine panel, some small chips and short splits repaired with tape to the verso, and rubbing to the lower panel. Still a very attractive copy with the colour image on the upper panel of the jacket bright and undamaged. First edition, first impression. A lovely copy in the stylish jacket with a colour illustration of the Wellington Arch under a night sky lit by spotlights.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Petrsburg, "Alkonost" 1922 - OPBd., 110 S., 8°. Exemplar auf Umschlag leicht beschmutzt; Ränder gering eingerissen. Vorderdecke mit Besitzerschildchen versehen. Titelblatt u. Nachsatz verso gestempelt. In sehr gutem Zustand. Selten. sehr guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: ru [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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      Paris: Shakespeare and Company,, 1922. Small quarto (235 x 185 mm). Contemporary blue half morocco, spine gilt in compartments with titles direct, blue cloth sides ruled in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Extremities very lightly rubbed, endleaves a little finger-marked. An excellent copy in an attractive binding. First edition, first impression. Number 811 of a limited edition of 1,000 copies and one of 750 copies printed on handmade paper. There were 100 signed copies on thicker Dutch handmade paper numbered 1?-100 and 150 large paper copies on vergé d'Arches numbered 101?-250 in addition to the 750 copies on handmade paper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        [Crime Scene Photographs]: Exhibit Photographs from the Halls-Mills Murder Trial

      [New Brunswick]: Van Derveer Photo.. [1922]. 10 different large silver gelatin photographs mounted on stiff card stock. Sepia-toned images measuring 15.75" x 12.75" on slightly larger mounts for exhibition. Several have handwritten notes paper-clipped to the mount describing what is in the photo. A little rounding on the corners of the mounts, paperclips a little oxidized but not substantially affecting the images, just about fine, the images clear and deep. Reputedly used as state's exhibits at the infamous Hall-Mills Murder Trial. None of the exhibit photos are grisly, they mostly refer to the geography of the case with one (captioned "Crab apple tree where bodies were found") used as an illustration in the William Kuntsler's book, The Hall-Mills Murder Case: The Minister and the Choir Singer. Provenance on request and accompanied by a supplied second edition of book. .

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        The Beautiful and Damned

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1922 - First Edition, First Printing without Scribner's Seal printed on the copyright page. An attractive unrestored second issue dust jacket that has some wear to the spine and edges. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of Fitzgerald's second novel. We buy F. Scott Fitzgerald First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Making of Index Numbers

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1922. First. First edition. Tall thick octavo. 526pp. Blue cloth gilt. Owner's small name stamp and signature ("Charles Ashley White") on the front fly, boards a little bit smudged and worn at the extremities, a very good copy lacking the very uncommon dustwrapper. Fisher was an important American economist, who after the Great Depression was best known for his work on debt deflation. Very scarce. .

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        Histoire général du 1Ve siècle à nos jours

      Librairie armand Colin 1922 - 12 Tomes de près de 1000 pages chacun . 20$ par tome pour la poste vers tous les pays , Les 12 tomes sont impeccables sauf trois reliures de trois tomes 3, 5 et 6, reliures souples complètes mais à recoller . Seul le tome 1 à une reliure rigide . Ref livre 741 boîte 58 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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        Pair of Raptor Dinosaur Eggs

      [China], c. 75-71 million B.C. "Cluster of two fossilized Velociraptor eggs from a larger cluster of eggs, each 7?-8? in length, 2.5? in width. Imbedded in a 1.75? base, each egg is about 1? high. Fine condition.Originally purchased by a collector/dealer in Japan, but most likely excavated in China where most nests of dinosaur eggs are discovered. The pair has about 20% restoration according to the original owner.Velociraptor mongoliensis, whose bones were first discovered in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia in 1922, were much smaller than the raptor depicted in ?Jurassic Park.? Also, recent research indicates that velociraptors had feathers, though they couldn?t fly; their short forelimbs made liftoff impossible. Raptors had large brains in proportion to body size suggesting intelligence. The raptor had a 3.5-inch retractable claw on each foot and a mouth full of sharp teeth. Running on two legs, it has been estimated that it may have had the ability to reach speeds of 24 miles per hour. "

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        Typed Letter, signed ("Gutzon Borglum"), to industrialist Curtis Freshel in Chestnut Hill, Mass. , concerning political suggestions for opposing the Harding Administration in forthcoming elections

      Stamford, Connecticut, july 8, 1922. 4to. 1-1/2 pp., on "Borgland" letterhead. Very good. In custom crimson cloth portfolio . A fine letter from the prickly Borglum, whose political infighting is on full display in this sparkling letter to the industrialist Curtis Freshel: "-1 feel that the North Dakota victory is largely a personal one that shows how easy things can be accomplished, for I really did very little more than make butter out of conditions that are ripe allover the country for the same results. Very little money, some real intelligence, common-sense, energy and instant action will upset the whole army of nobodies [Harding and his administration] that are misdirecting our national affairs. I would like to have a couple of hours with Fuller. Have you found out anything more about Walker? What do you think of getting Myrick into the ring, churning up qUite a following for the sake of pull ing the vote away from Lodge, and then withdrawing in favor of Walker? Myrick is not ready to take office - he doesn't want it. He is rather being crowded into the water at this time, but he feels about the national situation as we do, and he might be very useful aid in this manner ... Do you know anybody in Nebraska? We have got to elect Howell at the Primaries, or we will get Jeffries, a reactionary Republican, or Hitchcock, who is the same kind of a creature with another label. The Reactionaries are doing exactly what they did in Iowa, however, with chance of some success ... Did you read Harding's speech at Marion? He is smarting under the pricks and he can't scold me, but he is madder than the devil at my frank letters to him telling him what happens. I have been curiously fortunate in informing him of nearly all the bad things that have come to his group for the last year and a hal f well in advance before they happen ... Have you noticed that the bonus is practically retired, and that the ship subsidy, Harding's baby, is gone? Of course, this means confusion at the top and McCumber is no longer leader. I t means, in other words, exactly what I said it would mean, that if we could destroy their leader we would wreck their legislative plan."

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        Autograph Letter Signed, in pencil, 2 separate pages, on fragile paper; with a now brittle photo attached to end page, Zennor, St. Ives, Cornwall, Friday, no date [January 12, 1917]

      . To J.B. Pinker, Lawrence's agent, referring to sending Pinker a manuscript of 'The Miracle'; talking about his book, "Women in Love" not being a novel any of the publishers wanted to publish; his issues with publishers paying him properly; and his desire to visit America where he felt he would be well received. Lawrence begins by informing Pinker that, "I send you the manuscript of another story - The Miracle, which is beautiful and ends happily, so the swine of people ought to be very thankful...." He refers here to the story The Horse Dealer's Daughter (published in English Review, xxxiv, April 1922) which was originally called The Miracle. He refers to his novel Women in Love, expressing doubt that any publisher would publish it and expresses joy that "there is no more Methuen [referring to the publishing house]." He calls his novel a "chef-d'oeuvre," but suggests that no one "will be dying to publish it." He also refers to poems that he had sent Pinker and suggests that he would be "rather glad if nobody wants... then I shall put them in the fire." He further mentions publishers talking about Duckworth and Mitchell Kennerley who Lawrence says swindled him. Mitchell Kennerley (1878-1950) became Lawrence's American publisher with the publication of "The Trespasser" in May 1912 ; he published "The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd" in 1914. Lawrence He ends by speaking of lack of funds (partly due to Kennerley not paying him properly) and saying, "I am determined that I will have some money before long. I am sick of poking about in a corner, up to the neck in poverty... I think America is my untilled field." Signed, "D.H. Lawrence." Published in The Letters of D.H. Lawrence: October 1916 - June 1921, #1354, where it is dated as 12 January 1918 [Text TMSC, NWU; Huxley 380]. Lawrence moved to Zennor in March of 1916. In "The Major Short Stories of D.H. Lawrence: A Handbook," by Kearney, page 147, "The Miracle" is discussed. "He at last sent the completed short story to his agent J.B. Pinker on January 12, 1917. The tone of the accompanying letter was dark." Kearney also quotes a letter of November 13 to Pinker stating that "The Miracle is 'on hand,' to be finished as soon as he sent off the novel Women in Love. In The Letters of D.H. Lawrence: October 1916 - June 1921, #1354, a footnote states that the story was "eventually re-titled The Horse Dealer's Daughter (see Tedlock, Lawrence MSS 93) and published in English Review...."

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        Iconographie Proven

      F. Detaille 1922 - Half leather and marbled boards. 5 Raised bands. Leather is rubbed and worn on the bands and at the extremities. Titles and owner's name in gilt on spine. Gift inscription and signatures on the reverse of the frontispiece. Interior is clean and tight. 527 photographs, engravings and other illustrations (one fold out) of notable buildings, monuments, personalities and other scenes. Text in French. Large 4to. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: GH Mott, Bookseller]
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        Frühling am Walchensee. Original-Lithographie.

      1922 - (1922). Bildgrösse: 32x43 cm. Unten rechts voll signiert. Glasrahmen 52x65 cm. Müller 569. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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      . Color woodcut, 1922. 9 x 11 1/4 " (229 mm x 286 mm), with margins. No stated edition. Yellow & orange nasturtiums in a chinese blue & white patterned bowl, with the usual black background. Signed outside the margin. Some slt. mat burn. "Published by Hall Thorpe, London. Copyright U.S.A. 1922" in the margin below the print.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints ]
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        One Man in His Time

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company. 1922. Early edition (tihs book does not conform to the publisher usual manne rof denoting first edition, but we are sceptical that there was a second printing, however, lacking the first edition statement caution dictates that we refer to it as a reprint). Spine a little sunned, shallow chipping at the spine, very good without dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author. An exceptionally uncommon title, a novel set in Virginia. .

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        Idyls of Theocritus, Bion & Moschus, The

      1922. Illustrated by Russell Flint[FLINT, W. Russell, illustrator]. The Idyls of Theocritus [and] The Idyls of Bion & Moschus. Rendered into English Prose by Andrew Lang. Illustrated after Drawings by W. Russell Flint. London: The Medici Society, 1922. One of 500 copies on handmade Riccardi paper (this copy being No. 225), out of a total edition of 512 copies.Two quarto volumes (10 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches; 267 x 198 mm.). xxxv, [1, blank], 92, [1, colophon], [1, blank], [1, printer?'s device], [5, blank]; xi, [1, blank], 28, [1, colophon], [1, blank], [1, printer?'s device], [5, blank] pp. Twenty mounted color plates (including frontispieces), after watercolor drawings by W. Russell Flint. Descriptive tissue guards printed in red. Title-pages printed in black and green, with lettering designed by Edith M. Engall and ornament by W. Russell Flint. Second Series: Scriptorum Classicorum Bibliotheca Riccardiana.Original quarter natural linen over pale blue boards. Printed paper labels on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Original blue silk page ribbons. Original gray printed dust jackets, spines of jackets a little sunned, but still an exceptionally fine set. With the bookplate of the collector Brian Stilwell on each front paste-down.?"Theocritus (first half of the third century BC), Hellenistic Greek poet, the originator of pastoral or bucolic poetry…His extant poems, generically known as Idylls, and mostly in the hexameter metre, include court poems, mythological poems, and epigrams, but his fame stems from the seven or so poems which were primarily bucolic. These were to have a strong influence on Virgil (in the Eclogues) and through him on later European literature…The first Idyll contains the beautiful lament for Daphnis, a dirge imitated in the Adonis of Bion and in the Bion attributed to Moschus, and the prototype of later pastoral elegies, Milton?'s Lycidas, Shelley?'s Adonais, and Matthew Arnold?'s Thyrsis?" (The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature).Bion ?"of Smyrna, the last Greek pastoral poet known to us by name; he lived at the end of the second century BC, and is generally linked with the pastoral poet Moschus. Virtually nothing is known of his life; according to the anonymous Lament for Bion (attributed to Moschus), he lived in Sicily and died by poisoning. He wrote in hexameters in the (literary) Doric dialect, and seventeen fragments of his poems (some may even be complete) survive. Since the Renaissance he has been credited with the Lament for Adonis…The pastoral element in his work is slight, most of the poems being playfully erotic?" (The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature). ?"Moschus (flourished c.150 BC), Greek poet of Syracuse whose extant poems include five hexameter pieces, one of which is bucolic (comparing the pleasures of the countryman with the hard lot of the fisherman), and an epigram on Eros as a ploughman; there are also an epyllion Europa in 166 hexameters on the rape of Europa by Zeus, and the Megara, a hexameter dialogue between Heracles?' wife (who gave her name to the poem) and his mother Alcmena, who bewail their misfortunes caused by Heracles' long absence. Also attributed to Moschus, but improbably since Bion (2) lived at least a generation after him, is the beautiful (bucolic) Lament for Bion?" (The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature). Ransom, Private Presses, p. 395, no. 8. Tomkinson, p. 149, no. 8.

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        Signed colour portrait photograph.

      n.p.n.d. - 126 : 87 mm. Nice signed official colour photograph of the Chinese politician. Together with an official letter by his secretary W. H. Wu. - Tung-min was born to an ordinary farming family in the Japanese colony of Taiwan. He was educated in Taichung in 1922. He graduated from Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou in 1928. Afterwards, he became a columnist in Hong Kong and Guangzhou.His brother, Shieh Min-chu is the president of Shih Chien University. His son is a physician. In 1942, Tung-min was invited to plan the Taiwan office of Kuomintang. During 1943 - 1945, he worked for anti-Japan activities in Guangdong.In 1945, after 20 and half years in the mainland, he went back to Taiwan as a KMT official. He became the first magistrate of Kaohsiung County in 1948, later Vice-director of Education of Taiwan Province, chancellor of National Taiwan Normal University, Secretary of Taiwan Province and Chief Councillor of Taiwan Province Council.Tung-min became the ninth governor of Taiwan Province in 1972. On October 10, 1966, he received a parcel bomb from Taiwanese nationalist Wang Sing-nan (who now serves as a legislator for the Democratic Progressive Party). The bomb destroyed both of Shieh's hands. To avoid scurvy, the hospital decided to cut his left hand and gave him an artificial left hand. Tung-min became vice president on May 20, 1978. Afterwards he became senior secretary of the Presidential Office until his death in 2001. On March 26, 1958, Tung-min set up the first private university, the Shih Chien University in Kaohsiung. During his governorship and vice-presidency, he worked hard on educational affairs and success to make all people of the new generations of Taiwan to be educated. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922

      John Wisden & Co. 1922 - Fifty-ninth edition. Original publisher's hardback. Edges of spine and corners rubbed. Contents tight and clean. Ownership signature and year to top of frontispiece. A very good copy. 

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        The Works

      New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1922?-36. 30 volumes, octavo. Bound at The Riverside Press in contemporary half brown morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, cloth sides, top edges gilt. Photogravure frontispiece in each volume. An extraordinarily good set with only the merest hint of rubbing to corners. The Manaton Edition. Limited to 780 sets signed by the author of which this is number 441.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Jacob's Room

      London: Hogarth Press, 1922. First edition, first printing. In Good condition. Soiling and rubbing to cloth. Bumped corners. Splits to the cloth at the center of the spine, top of front gutter, and a small split at the bottom of the spine. Edge worn. Spine label chipped. Name of former owner and book plates to paste down. A few tender hinges. Pages show occasional wear. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Handwoven Carpets, Oriental and European

      Benn Brothers, London, 1922, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good; 9 x 11 Hardback in Good conditionIllustrated by 18 color plates, 186 black and white; GWO 646. Major standard work. Two volume set. Limited to 1,000 copies.; 11; 636 pp.

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        Formosa Island & Strait From various Admiralty surveys 1843-1904. Formosa and the Pescadores Is. from Japanese Government surveys 1895-1909.

      Published at the Admiralty, New Edition 27th Dec., 1922. Small corrections to 1923. - Admiralty chart of Taiwan 700 by 1020mm. (27.5 by 40.25 inches). Engraved chart, including tidal information, compass roses, soundings, seabed notations, currents, sandbanks, shoals, lighthouses and beacons picked out in yellow and red, inland elevations and detailing, text below title pasted on. Detailed chart of Taiwan Island and Taiwan Straits.Taiwan at the time of the chart's publication was under the control of the Japanese, who in 1895 had gained control of the island from the Chinese after the First Sino-Japanses War. The text below the title details the latest advice to mariners on the China Station, and shows Japan's growing influence in the area:"I have received from their Lordships advance information of a Notice to Mariners in course of publication with a view to such information being promulgated now to authorities on the China Station for immediate distribution to all interested bodies and persons. Notice is to the following effect: Locality, Pescadores, Bako Ko, should be deleted from lists of Typhoon anchorages and included in list of prohibited areas. Charts and publications concerned: Japan Pilot, Vol. 1, 1926, Pages 29 and 30. China Sea Pilot, Vol. 5, 1926, Pages 19 & 59. Chart No. 1961 Reference position "A" in Latitude 23-33-OON, Longitude 119-32-52E. Details - Attention is called to the Regulations governing Japanese Naval Ports. The Northwestern limit of Number two area is to be inserted on the chart as follows from position "A" above in an 048 degrees direction to a point on the opposite shore of Bako Ko. The note "number two area" is to be inserted in Bako Ko and about six cables Southeastward of position "A" above, Number two area, within which is number one area, is the whole of Bako Ko southeastwards of the above limit. The area enclosed by the existing pecked line on the chart and marked "Limit of Naval Port" is number three area. Bako Ko is no longer considered available as a typhoon anchorage and is to be deleted from the list of such". The British Hydrographic Office was founded in 1795 by George III, who appointed Alexander Dalrymple as the first Hydrographer to the Admiralty. The first charts were produced in 1800. Unlike the U. S. Coast Survey the Hydrographic Office was given permission to sell charts to the public and they produced a great number of sea charts covering every corner of the globe. Most of the Admiralty charts produced by the Hydrographic Office delineated coastline as well as high and low water marks and record depth of water as established by soundings. In addition these charts included information on shoals, reefs, and other navigational hazards that plagued mariners across the world. Thanks to the innovations of Sir Francis Beaufort, who developed the Beaufort Scale of wind strength, the British Hydrographic Office became one of the leading producers of sea charts. In fact, such was their accuracy that the phrase 'Safe as an Admiralty Chart' was coined.

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        Sämtliche Werke

      München, Piper, 1922.. 11 -15 Tausend, 22 Bände (Band 10 in 2 Halbbänden) 8°, rotes Originalleinen mit Goldgeprägtem Rücken.. Einige Exemplare am Rücken leicht schmutzig, Schnitt etwas angestaubt. Ansonsten schönes Exemplar dieser Ausgabe

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      London [1922] - , Unwin. Brown cloth, frontis, index, map, 220p22cm., map, 25 of 27 photos, very good, as is. FIRST EDITIONR A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2014Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        David the Dreamer: His Book of Dreams

      Atlantic Monthly Press, 1922 Scarce Hardcover 1st Printing, nice shape overall, no text markings, NOT ex-lib, panels soiled, corners bumped & slightly frayed, front hinge cracked but binding solid & firm, all 10 striking Tom Freud full-page color illustrations present, pencilled name in child's hand to half-title, gift inscription (also in pencil) to front pastedown in same hand, some page wear but no tears, folds, or creases - a solid tight copy of this scarce children's title; lg ob 8vo; 67pp, illus endpapers. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good+.

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        Many Moons: A Musical Comedy in Two Acts

      (Columbus, Ohio): Scarlet Mask Club. 1922. First. First edition. Folio. Illustrated wrappers. 56pp. Small owner's label of W.W. Havens on the rear wrapper, his name neatly inked on the front wrap, two strategically placed Scarlet Mask "stickers" (difficult to notice unless you know they weren't issued thus). Additionally, Havens has neatly embellished some of the art on the front wrap. A few tears along the spine, near fine. An attractive copy of the musical score for one of Thurber's first works, a musical play by the Scarlet Mask Club of Ohio State University. Havens was one of those who contributed additional words and music to the play. Additionally, this copy has been Signed on a tipped in leaf (presumably collected at a performance) by James Thurber, by Howard E. Hawk and Richard E. Fidler (who were the principal music contributors), as well as by about four dozen others, most of whom were presumably members of the cast, and some of whom also contributed occasional words and music. Bowden D2. Scarce and early Thurber item. Rare signed. .

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        The Five Jars

      London: Edward Arnold, 1922., 1922. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. 172, with 7 full page illustrations by Gilbert James. Publisher's russet cloth, with titles printed in black. Bookplate and ownership inscription to front endpaper, text slightly shaken, light wear to cloth. Very good indeed. A fantasy novel for Children, from the revered author, famous for his distinguished supernqatural tales and mysteries. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [172]. Oxford Companion to English Lit. p.503-4.

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        Tilla Durieux - Spielen und Träumen. Mit fünf Originalradierungen und einer Originallithographie von Emil Orlik (sämtlich signiert).

      Berlin, Galerie Flechtheim 1922.. 32 x 24,5 cm (4°). Originalhalbpergament mit goldgeprägten Deckelvignetten. Das Pergament mit den ihm eigenen Färbungen, der helle Einband leicht angestaubt und randgedunkelt. Komplett mit 14 Blatt. Der vordere Vorsatz mit 2x2cm Fleck, im hinteren Innendeckel ein Sammleretikett "C.A.Schaefer No. 898 Prag - Gmunden" gegenüber mit Abfärbung. Der Innenteil sehr sauber und in wirklich gutem Zustand. Radierungen und Lithographie durch Seidenpapier getrennt. Geprüftes Exemplar in wirklich gutem Zustand.. 20. Druck der Galerie Flechtheim. - Vorliegend Nummer 112 von 125 num. Exemplaren. Hier aber genau wie die seltene Vorzugsausgabe alle Graphiken signiert und im Druckvermerk von der Schauspielerin Tilla Durieux und nochmals vom Künstler signiert. Druck der Graphiken von O. Felsing, Text bei O. von Holten, Berlin. - Rodenberg Seiten. 355, 20. - Schauer II, 118. // Portraits von ihm bekannten, interessanten Menschen zu zeichnen gehörte zu den Leidenschaften des Künstlers Emil Orlik (1870 - 1932), wie der vorliegende Band unschwer erkennen lässt. Ein sehr sauber gedrucktes, breitrandiges Werk mit sehr schönen Porträts. #M10309

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        Sidelights on Relativity

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,, 1922. I. Ether and Relativity. II. Geometry and Experience. Translated by G. B. Jeffery, D.Sc., and W. Perrett, Ph.D. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt and to front board in blind, two-line gilt rules at head and tail of spine, blind rule to boards. In the original printed dust jacket. Diagrams on pages 49 and 51. Faint ownership signature to fore edge of text block. Spine a little rubbed and faded at ends, light sporadic foxing to contents. An excellent copy in a slightly edge-chipped jacket with two neat archival tape repairs to spine folds. First edition in English, in the presumed first issue blue cloth with gilt lettering, and eight pages of Methuen adverts at the end. Sidelights on Relativity is the translation of two lectures given by Einstein. The first, "Ether and the Theory of Relativity", was given at the University of Leyden on May 5th, 1920, the second, "Geometry and Experience", at the Prussian Academy of Sciences on January 27th, 1921, and is transcribed here in expanded form. Originally published in Germany in 1920 under the title Aether und Relativitaetstheorie.

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        Das Käthchen von Heilbronn oder die Feuerprobe. Ein großes historisches Ritterspiel. Leipzig, Hübel & Denck (1922). 4to. 156 S. Mit 6 radierten Initialen und Schlußvignette von Otto Weigel. Rotbrauner Orig.-Maroquinbd. mit reicher Deckel- u. Rückenvergoldung, schwarzem Rückenschild u. Goldschnitt. (Signiert Hübel & Denck Leipzig).

      . . Eines von nur 90 Exemplaren auf Van-Geldern-Bütten, gedruckt für den Verlag Hübel & Denck. Das Käthchen von Heilbronn nimmt in Kleists dramatischem Werk eine Sonderstellung ein. Es hat Dank seiner barocken Fülle romantischer und märchenhafter Motive mehr den Charakter eines dialogisierenden Romans als eines Dramas. Tadelloses Exemplar.

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        Statistics of the Military Effort of the British Empire 1914-1920

      HMSO 1922 - Somewhat worn externally, hinges loose but binding very good. Ex-lib but few signs. Edges of pages somewhat "dirty" but text block vg. First edition of the extremely rare Official Statistics History of the Great War. Limited to 250 copies. pgs 880. Covers extraordinary array of detail in 32 chapters and provides information including the formation and despatch not only of the BEF to France but in fact all Allied forces in all theatres of operation. Provides detailed information on reinforcements, ammunition, transportation, casualties, prisoners of war, RFC & RAF, naval and cavalry services. Detail is often given based on monthly returns and as such is an enormously valuable reference to understand the enormity of the war effort. Extremely Rare text in the first edition. PLease note: Due to its size and weight additional postage costs will apply. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Berlin, Schneider. 1922 - Mit 7 signierten Orig.-Lithographien von Richard Janthur. Quart. 27 SS. und 7 ganzseitige Orig.-Lithographien. Orig.-Ganzmaroquin mit reicher Deckel-, Rücken und Stehkantenvergoldung. 1. Band der Luxusgraphik Schneider in einmaliger Aufl. von 200 Ex. auf echtem handgeschöpftem Zandersbütten & mit der Hand gebunden. Nr 23, vom Autor signiert. Rücken verblasst, Vorsätze min. stockig, sonst tadellos erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Boston: B.J. Brimmer Company. 1922. First. First edition. Introduction by Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois. Boards slightly splayed, slight offsetting to the endpapers from the jacket flaps, a very near fine copy in a lightly foxed, very good plus dustwrapper with a few very small chips at the extremities. Housed in a custom cloth clamshell case with morocco spine label. For many years Johnson, an African-American woman comfortably married to a prominent Washington attorney, read voraciously, pursued a serious interest in music, and hosted the capital's only significant African-American literary salon, "The Saturday Nighter's Club." At 41 she published her first book of poetry, The Heart of a Woman, which was well-received but criticized in some quarters for not specifically addressing race. At the dawn of the Harlem Renaissance she published this influential collection in response. Of particular note were her poems concerning alienation and mixed race (Cedric Dover called her "the first to give peoples of mixed origin the pride in themselves that they so badly needed"). A notable rarity of African-Americana, rarely found with the flimsy jacket intact. We have handled this copy once before, but have never seen another jacketed copy. .

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      Fritz Gurlitt Verlag, Berlin 1922 - Deutsch von Pawel Barchan. Mit Radierungen von Hans Meid. Ejemplar número 69 de la tirada de 100 con los grabados firmados por Hans Meid. Encuadernación en media tela con punteras y títulos en oro. Hojas límpidas en muy buenas condiciones 98 págs.

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