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        Sodome et Gomorrhe II EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Nrf, 1922. Fine. Nrf, Paris 1922, 14,5x19,5cm, 3 volumes brochés sous coffret. - Original edition on the current paper. Precious autograph signed by the author Henri Massis on the first volume: "Vivid testimony of Marcel Proust sympathy" Henri Massis, attentive reader of Proust's work, devote two trials it. In The Drama of Marcel Proust, published in 1937, he is particularly interested in Sodom and Gomorrah and offers an analysis "bold and almost Freudian" of Proust's relationship to vice "alone with his fear of evil since he lost his mother [...] [Proust would write] to oppose the idea of the work, the idea of forfeiture. " In Chronicles, Paul Morand makes a beautiful tribute to the study: "There are a few weeks ago, Henri Massis published [...] a test that may be day to day work of Proust that the preface is Claudel that of Rimbaud; with this difference, however, that Claudel explores the sinner with less requirement of love. We watched how classical logic Henri Massis entered this Proustian thought that a labyrinth; his Christian explanation of the soul of the author of Sodom and Gomorrah look like this Cathedral of St. Thomas which amounts to Madras, isolated and bewildered in the middle of the eastern jungle. » The three volumes are presented in a full black morocco box, flat spine decorated boxes stamped cold-date queue, lined interior khaki lamb, cabinet signed Goy & Vilaine. Precious copy, complete in three volumes, volume V in search of lost time enriched sending an autograph signed by Marcel Proust, in a beautiful well established cabinet. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Marcel Proust à Henri Massis sur le premier volume : « en témoignage de très vive sympathie Marcel Proust » Henri Massis, lecteur attentif de l'œuvre de Proust, consacrera deux essais à celle-ci. Dans Le Drame de Marcel Proust, publié en 1937, il s'intéresse particulièrement à Sodome et Gomorrhe et propose une analyse « audacieuse et quasi freudienne » de la relation de Proust au vice : « seul devant sa peur du mal depuis qu'il a perdu sa mère [...] [Proust écrirait] pour opposer à l'idée de l'œuvre, l'idée de déchéance ». Dans Chroniques, Paul Morand rend un bel hommage à cette étude : « Il y a quelques semaine à peine, Henri Massis publiait [...] un essai qui sera peut-être un jour à l'œuvre de Proust ce que la préface de Claudel est à celle de Rimbaud ; avec cette différence, toutefois, que Claudel se penche sur le pécheur avec moins d'exigence que d'amour. On a pu admirer avec quelle logique classique Henri Massis a pénétré dans cette pensée proustienne qui a forme de labyrinthe ; son explication chrétienne de l'âme de l'auteur de Sodome et Gomorrhe ressemble à cette cathédrale de Saint-Thomas qui s'élève à Madras, isolée et dépaysée au milieu de la jungle orientale. » Les trois volumes sont présentés dans un coffret en plein maroquin noir, dos lisse orné de caissons estampés à froid, date en queue, intérieur doublé d'agneau kaki, coffret signé Goy & Vilaine. Précieux exemplaire, complet en trois volumes, du tome V de à la recherche du temps perdu enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de Marcel Proust, dans un superbe coffret parfaitement établi.

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        Approximations EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Plon, 1922. Fine. Plon, Paris 1922, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition on paper courant.Exceptionnel autograph dedication of the author signed autograph of the author Marcel Proust: "For Marcel Proust / welcome, dear friend, these pages you already know as a very imperfect expression of my deep admiration / Which of these approximations. you devoted, I feel particularly the fragmented and unilateral. / Do not see what Sainte-Beuve (you only have criticized knowingly) would have called "a first attack with scissors" (also improper, you will say that its comparisons with chisel). / me Your cause is too precious and too expensive so I did not test, your monument completed, "approaching" more. / I often think to you, I want to know that your health does not make you suffer too much, I love you and cause endless orally. / But I respect your reasons even when they escape me. / In no case never doubt of the loyalty of my affection. / Your Charles du Bos July 3 1922 "A small marginal spot on the first board, two small tears stuck back in the back foot, with a few leaves not cut small tears and moving marginales.Unique copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Exceptionnel envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Marcel Proust : "Pour Marcel Proust / accueillez, cher ami, ces pages que vous connaissez déjà comme un bien imparfait témoignage de ma profonde admiration. / Celle de ces approximations qui vous est consacrée, j'en sens tout particulièrement le caractère fragmentaire et unilatéral. / N'y voyez que ce que Sainte-Beuve (que vous seul avez critiqué en pleine connaissance de cause) aurait appelé "une première atteinte au ciseau" (aussi impropre, allez-vous dire, que ses comparaisons avec le burin). / Votre oeuvre m'est trop précieuse et trop chère pour que je n'essais pas, votre monument terminé, "d'approcher" davantage. / Je pense bien souvent à vous, je voudrais savoir que votre santé ne vous fait pas trop souffrir, j'aimerai causer interminablement avec vous et de vive voix. / Mais je respecte vos raisons même lorsqu'elles m'échappent. / En nul cas ne doutez jamais de la fidélité de mon affection. / Votre Charles du Bos 3 Juillet 1922." Une petite tache marginale sur le premier plat, deux petites déchirures recollées en pied du dos, quelques feuillets mal découpés avec légères déchirures marginales. Unique et émouvant exemplaire.

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        The Novels

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons,, 1922.. 6 volumes, octavo. Bound by Bayntun in red half calf, red cloth sides, green and brown morocco labels, spines richly gilt, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Coloured frontispiece by Dulac to each volume, 54 similar plates in all. Boards gently bowed, light spotting to edges, leather slightly scuffed. An excellent set. An attractively bound set of the Brontë sisters' novels.

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        Fortunio. Mit Original-Lithographien von Werner Schmidt.

      München, Drei Masken Verlag, 1922.. 4° (27 x 19,5 cm). Originalganzpergament mit 5 durchgezogenen Bünden, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf grünem Rückenschild, Kopfgoldschnitt, Vorderdeckelbild und gebatikten Vorsatzpapieren. Vorzugsausgabe Nr. XL von LXX. 182 (4) Seiten mit 56 Original-Lithographien in Rötel, davon 12 ganzseitig, von Werner Schmidt (1922 entstanden). Handschriftlich numeriertes Exemplar, unterm Druckvermerk vom Künstler signiert. Das Lederrückenschild hat eine winzige Fehlstelle, sonst alles nahezu tadellos erhalten und weder Name noch andere Einträge.. 8. Obelisk-Druck. Mit Originallithographien von Werner Schmidt, unter seiner Aufsicht auf der Handpresse hergestellt. -- Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieser neue Übertragung von Max Pulver. -- Einmalige Auflage von 70 Exemplaren, numeriert I-LXX.Dieses trägt die Nummer XL. #M04207

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        DIE ARCHITECTURE DER HOCH-UND UNTERGRUNDBAHN IN BERLIN

      Der Zirkel,: Berlin:, 1922. Berlin: Der Zirkel, 1922. A profusely illustrated monograph on the first Berlin subway system, now referred to as the "U-Bahn." The system, which ran above and below ground, was built and operated by a private company, which inaugurated service in 1902 and continued until its sale to the city in 1929. Paul Wittig, who began his career as an architect, lead the company during this entire period. The first phase of development took place between 1897 and 1913. Wittig commissioned several architects for different parts of the system, but the Swedish architect Alfred Grenander was responsible for most of the notable design work. Grenader was employed on all types of structures, working predominantly in a Jugendstil fashion, although some neo-classical designs were also included. Wittig's massive and luxurious monograph celebrates the impressive accomplishments of the first phase of development at the point where work was about to resume again, but under much greater financial restraint. It provides impressive documentation of one of the most architecturally ambitious European public works projects of the early twentieth century. Scarce, OCLC locates only 8 copies, of which 4 in Germany and 3 in North America (Huntington, Michigan and Art Institute of Chicago). Folio (45 x 33 cm); 8 ff. + 26 + (2) + (4) + (5) +(4) + (4) + (5) + (4) + (3) + (2) pp. with text illustrations + 68 plates. Original printed paper-covered boards with leather spine, worn; board edges repaired with heavy cloth tape; occasional light smudges in margins.

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        Maria". Typescript poem (carbon copy) with autograph corrections, signed ("bertbrecht") and dated.

      N. p., "weihnachten 1922". - 1 p. Folio. "Maria | die nacht ihrer ersten geburt war | kalt gewesen | in späteren jahren aber | vergass sie gänzlich | den frost in den kummerbalken | ochsenpissegeruch und rauchenden ofen | und das würgen der nachgeburt gegen morgen zu | aber vor allem vergass sie die bittere scham | nicht allein zu sein | die den armen eigen ist | hautsächlich deshalb | ward es in späteren jahren zum fest bei dem | alles dabei war | das rohe geschwätz der hirten | verstummte | später | wurden aus ihnen könige in den geschichten | der wind der sehr kalt war | wurde zum engelsang | ja von dem loch im dach das den frost einliess blieb nur | der stern der hindurchsah | alles dies | kam vom gesicht ihres sohnes der leicht war | gesang liebte | arme zu sich lud | und | die gewohnheit hatte unter | königen zu leben | und einen stern über sich | zu sehen zur nachtzeit". - One of the most significant poems of his early times, retelling the Saint Luke's Christmas story. - The corrections in pencil, signature and date in ink; slightly browned and stained; some defects to edges. Berliner und Frankfurter Ausgabe, Bd. XIII, p. 243; First Print (with deviations from the typoscript) in "Berliner Börsen-Courier" (25. XII. 1924).

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        A Revision of the Treaty.

      Macmillan & Co., Limited, London, . 1922 - First Edition 1922 Macmillan London. A very close to Fine copy in the original publisher's blue cloth. Offsetting to end blanks Jacket spine slightly browned, small chip to head of spine, else VG [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dutch Courage

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1922 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Jack London on a check pasted to the inside endpaper. A wonderful copy with a Jack London bookplate on the front free endpaper and SIGNED by Becky London, the author's daughter on the page before the title page. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with minor wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the words "Set up electrotyped. Published September, 1922" printed on the copyright page. We buy London First Editions with the original dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (DESIGN BINDING)

      Calla Editions New York - Unabridged reprint of 'Hamlet, Prince of Denmark', originally published in the 1922 Selwyn and Blount edition, illustrated by John Austen. Hardback, size: h: 282 x w:215 x d:22. This is a DESIGNER BINDING by Japanese book-binder, Yuko Matsuno, and was exhibited in a touring 'Shakespeare' themed designer binding exhibition in Japan during 2014/15. Binding: The theme of the design is the drowning of Ophelia; her flowing hair is symbolised on the binding. The book is sewn using unsupported link stitch with secondary sewing and full linen board attachment. It is covered in terracotta goatskin with dark blue onlays. There is hand embroidery with Japanese silk thread through the leather. The binding has decorated doubluers and endpapers with hand-coloured Japanese Gampi paper onlays and design links across foredge. The headbands are hand sewn with Japanese silk thread. The full cloth covered box has Japanese silk hand embroidery, with leather inlaid title. There is a certificate of authenticity by the bookbinder with the book. This is a sublime binding; highly recommended. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Azumanishiki

      1922. FURUKAWA, Umejiro. Azumanishiki. Illustrated with 50 colour woodblock prints. Oblong 4to., 213 x 305 mm, bound in original illustrated boards sewn Japanese style, in a new brown shitzu case. Tokyo: Azumanishiki Hakkojo, 1922. |~||~||~||~| An illustrated catalogue of wagashi, Japanese sweets crafted into edible artworks. "Wa" signifies Japanese and "gashi" refers to confections. These finely coloured woodblock prints depict various types of morsels: squares, mounds, and dollops, decorated with patterns inspired by elements of traditional Japanese culture found in nature, seasonal events, paintings, textiles, and literature. One treat features an image of a rabbit holding a mallett, a reference to the "Moon Rabbit" myth of rabbits making mochi on the moon. With text descriptions on facing pages. OCLC finds only one copy, in the National Diet Library.

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        Anne's House of Dreams

      Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Limited 1922, 1st Canadian reprint. () 346pp. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Octavo. Publisher's blue cloth. Dark blue title on spine and front board. Textblock all trimmed. A very clean copy. Dust wrapper is basically intact with minor wear at the tips and an old closed tear at the top of the front hinge. Old tape stain showing through covering part of the title. Jacet has had a bit of professional restoration. A pleasing copy. Inscribed across the fron free endpaper Your cordially L.M. Montgomery. Also tipped onto the front pastedown is an early black and white, 10.5 X 7 cm. Snap shot of Montgomery's house on P.E.I. The previous owner has also cut out the portrait of Montgomery on the front flap and pasted it below the signature. Russell 302. See Editions and Impressions. A wonderful copy especially signed and with the contemporary photograph..

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        The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma. Birds.

      - London: Taylor and Francis, 1922- 1930. Second edition, edited in part by Sir Arthur E. Shipley and published under the authority of the Secretary of State for India in Council, in eight volumes (pp. xxiii, 479, index; xxiii, 561, index; xx, 489, index, map; xxiv, 471, index; xxiii, 469, index; xxxv, bibliography, 499, index; viii, 484, synonymy; iv, 485- 801, corrections and additions, index). Large octavo (23 cm) in maroon pebbled cloth, gilt titles and decorations, decoration in blind; two colour frontispieces, 37 plates on card (thirty-three in full colour), several hundred b & w illustrations in text. Complete in eight volumes (or, if you like, seven-- with the seventh bound as two but continuously paginated). Unopened, a few slight rubs and abrasions to the peripheries. Birds was itself part of the general series Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma which began publication in the early 1880’s at the urging of Darwin and Hooker, among others. The first edition of Birds under the editorship of W. T. Blanford appeared 1889- 1898. E. C. Stuart Baker, O.B.E (1864- 1925) is chiefly responsible for this much expanded and comprehensive second edition. One can do no better than to quote in part Wikipedia’s biographical sketch of Baker’s career who, at nineteen, entered the Indian Police Service: “He spent most of his career. in the Assam Police, rising to the rank of Inspector- General commanding the force. In 1911 he returned to England and took up the appointment of Chief Police Officer for the Port of London . until his retirement in 1925. After retirement he became Mayor of Croydon. He was an excellent tennis player and an enthusiastic big game hunter. He lost his left arm to a panther [in Assam], was tossed by a gaur and trampled by an Indian rhinoceros during various hunting expeditions. During his spare time he studied and collected the birds of India. He made a comprehensive collection of nearly 50, 000 Indian birds’ eggs, part of which he donated to the Natural History Museum. He also served on government advisory committees on the protection of birds and was from 1913 to 1936 honorary secretary and treasurer of the British Ornithologists’ Union.” Baker published five other books and many shorter studies on Indian ornithology and natural history generally. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Birds, although much supplemented, is the standard reference on the subject. Unopened (you will need a paper knife), a near fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Film 1914

      Paris: Clarte, 1922. First Edition. Wraps. Very Good. Unsettling Dada-esque cartoons to satiric text, mocking the lead-up to the war, the war itself and its aftermath. 4to. Oblong, 25 by 27 cm. Unpaginated, 51 pp. The imagery is blunt and highly economical; its impact is harrowing and disturbing. The images come across deliberately like pieces of a puzzle, with the text written out as if by a very thick nib to look almost like graffiti. Loforge assiduously avoids the pretty and polished as he is portraying the ugly underside of society throughout. His use of long hand to elucidate the imagery is in keeping with what other surrealists were doing at the time. Here and there letters are deliberately dropped from words as if to elude a censor.Heavy age toning, as per the cheap paper that was used. Otherwise, clean. A monumental work of statement art in book form.

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        Autograph letter signed in full to Otto Freund

      1 page of a bifolium. Octavo. Dated Mödling, near Vienna, June 17, 1922. With Schoenberg's address handstamped to upper left corner. In German (with translation). Schoenberg thanks Otto Freund, a banker in Prague, for immediately complying with his request to send money to Anton von Webern: "Without concern for the fact that he who gives soon gives twice, you have given the double amount—that is, fourfold—and you are announcing to mobilize others. That is very nice of you, and I am very glad to have taken the courage to turn to you [already] after such a recent acquaintance, and I see my trust rewarded in the most beautiful way." Creased at folds; hinged at upper edge with archival tape. . Unpublished (except for the incipit on the website of the Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna). The present letter follows Schoenberg's first letter to Otto Freund, a banker in Prague, sent on June 9, 1922 (held at the Arnold Schönberg Center). In his earlier letter, Schoenberg had asked for finanical assistance for Anton von Webern, who at the time was in great financial need. Freund sent 250,000 Austrian crowns; see his letter of June 15, 1922 (at the Library of Congress).

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        Die Galatea des Don Miquel de Cervantes. Sonderdrucke der Bilder

      . Ohne Verlag und Ort, (um 1922). 55 Lithographien auf Japanpapier (6 davon in Rötelmanier), aufgezogen unter Passepartouts, alle mit Signatur von Otto Hettner. Illustrierte Halbpergament-Mappe mit 2 Lederschließern (mappe etwas stockfleckig). - Lithographien in den Gößen 14 cm x 19 cm bis 20 cm x 24,5 cm/sehr guter Zustand/Vollmer, 2, 436/Benezit Müller-Singer/Otto Hettner war ein deutscher Maler, Grafiker und Bildhauer. *27.1.1875 in Dresden, gestorben 19.4.1931 ebda. Er war Professor und Präsident der Dredener Akademie der Künste -

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        Merton of the Movies.

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1922 - Octavo. Original brown cloth, lettering to spine and front board black. With the dust jacket. Light wear to edges, with the dust jacket. A very fetching copy. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author, "To George R. Hyde, Striving for 'something better and finer'—Harry Leon-Wilson." Basis for several film adaptations, the first adaptation is a "lost" film also adapted for a Broadway play by George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly. Listed in 100 Books on Hollywood and the Movies. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Just - William

      London: George Newnes Limited, , [1922]. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to front cover and spine in black. Illustrated by Thomas Henry. Spine rolled and faded, a little minor foxing to edges and endleaves, a couple of minor stains to boards, small dent to front board. A very good copy. First edition, first impression of the first William book.

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        LILIES OF JAPAN.

      (Yokohama Nursery Co.): Yokohama:, August 1922.. Yokohama: (Yokohama Nursery Co.) August 1922.. The Yokohama Nursery Company was one of the largest suppliers of Japanese lilies and other Japanese plants and bulbs to the Western nursery trade. Accompanying this color catalogue from the company is a color decorated price list giving the export company's British address at "Craven House Kingsway,/ London. W.C. 2". The catalogue itself is a handsome survival. " The Yokohama Nursery Company catalogues from the mid-1890s through the mid-1920s are impressive documents, written in English and beautifully illustrated with colored plates..." (ARNOLDIA 64/23, Del Tredici. " From Temple To Terrace" p. 4). Of the lilies themselves, there are 44 illustrated examples distributed at 3 or 4 to an oblong page over 12 plates. The list begins with Lilium auratum, then Lilium Henry1, Lilium tigrinum Fortunei Giganteum, etc., including Fritillaria kamchatensis and Thunbergii. The price list indicates size, case lots and costs per 100 bulbs. " Free London Wharf. Guaranteed Sound." The 12 plates of color lithographs in the text are in vibrant colors with brief captions identifying each variety. The separate price list features an attractive color illustration of lilies along the lower left half of the sheet. OCLC lists 7 copies in the U.S.; 1 in the U.K.Oblong folio (26.5 x 39 cm); (iv, including title and plate list) pp.+ 12 color lithographed plates illustrating 44 flowers; illustrated price list laid in.Original plain paper covers with cover title within color block design on upper cover; stabbed and tied; some minor soiling to covers; previous owner's name, " Cuningham"? with date of 1928 in ink on upper cover; a faint trace of faded old damping at upper corner of upper cover and, faintly, on top edge and corner of title page, not affecting text; some wrinkling to paper and a bit of thumb-soiling, corners bumped, but plates are rich in color and in very good condition; the mimeographed price list on thin Japanese stock has been folded in half and marked in color pencil on two lines.

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        WHERE THE BLUE BEGINS

      - (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. WHERE THE BLUE BEGINS by Christopher Morley. London & NY: Heinemann & Doubleday Page (1922). 4to, blue gilt cloth, top edge gilt, Fine in chipped and worn dust wrapper. 1st US edition. (1st published without illustrations in 1922). Illustrated with 4 beautiful and unusual color plates plus black & whites in text, and pictorial endpapers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Collection of 17 original photographs.

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

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        Circular[s]: Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of New York. 1867-1922 [Eight Volumes]

      [Commandery of the State of New York], New York 1922 - The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, begun in Philadelphia in 1865, was modeled on the Society of the Cincinnati, and formed to protect the republic amid rumors of a plot to destroy the government after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Among its members were Presidents Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, Benjamin Harrison, and William McKinley. By 1899 it had over 8000 members which included nearly every officer of note. The New York Commandery was the second formed after Pennsylvania. This collection is a nearly complete run lacking perhaps a dozen and a half meeting and other notices (out of 1194) prior to 1879, otherwise complete through 1922, ending with the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial. Contains circulars, papers, and annual meeting notices (as well as a few unnumbered items such as letters, publication advertisements, etc). The meeting notices are nearly all signed, corrected, and annotated by the New York Commandery recorders; they were then sent to the Illinois Commandery for their records. Written in hand in the early volumes, and by stamp latter on, the disposition of each person seeking membership was noted; the first volume contains additional and extensive handwritten notes and a letter explaining the rejection of a candidate by Horatio King (1811-1897) who was Postmaster General of the United States under James Buchanan and the first recorder. A later volume contains a tipped in typed and signed letter, explaining an expulsion for "conduct unbecoming of an officer." Beginning in the first volume is the appearance of the first black bordered "In Memoriam" notice, usually four pages, with a biography of the deceased. These biographies will slowly come to make up the bulk of the circulars as the former officers passed away. A wealth of information and a very scarce collection, made irreplaceable by the annotations and corrections of the recorders. A very good set with the bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Illinois on front pastedowns of most volumes, shadow of sticker on foot of most backstrips. spine ends and joints scuffed on most volumes, well bound, most circulars quite clean. Three quarter morocco over red boards, four raised bands ruled in gilt, gilt titles; one volume matching cloth [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        "Maria". Gedichttyposkript (Durchschlag) mit eigenh. Korrekturen, Namenszug ("bertbrecht") und Datum.

      O. O., "weihnachten 1922".. 1 S. Folio. Durchschlagpapier.. "Maria | die nacht ihrer ersten geburt war | kalt gewesen | in späteren jahren aber | vergass sie gänzlich | den frost in den kummerbalken | ochsenpissegeruch und rauchenden ofen | und das würgen der nachgeburt gegen morgen zu | aber vor allem vergass sie die bittere scham | nicht allein zu sein | die den armen eigen ist | hautsächlich deshalb | ward es in späteren jahren zum fest bei dem | alles dabei war | das rohe geschwätz der hirten | verstummte | später | wurden aus ihnen könige in den geschichten | der wind der sehr kalt war | wurde zum engelsang | ja von dem loch im dach das den frost einliess blieb nur | der stern der hindurchsah | alles dies | kam vom gesicht ihres sohnes der leicht war | gesang liebte | arme zu sich lud | und | die gewohnheit hatte unter | königen zu leben | und einen stern über sich | zu sehen zur nachtzeit". - Eines der bedeutendsten Gedichte aus Brechts früher Zeit, in dem er umdeutend die Weihnachtsgeschichte nach Lukas 2 erzählt. - Die Korrekturen in Bleistift, U. und Datum in Tinte (leicht verlaufen); leicht gebräunt, schwach stockfleckig und recht knittrig; kleine Randläsuren (rechter Rand mit Klebefilm hinterlegt). - Berliner und Frankfurter Ausgabe, Bd. XIII, S. 243; Erstdruck (mit Abweichungen von unserem Typoskript) im Berliner Börsen-Courier vom 25. XII. 1924.

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        Der Tod des Löwen.

      Leipzig und Prag, Verlag der André'schen Buchhandlung, 1922. - FL2201 4° ( 27 x 18 cm). Blauer Originalganzlederband auf 5 Bünden mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, reichhaltiger goldgeprägter Rückenverzierung, Deckelvignette und Kopfgoldschnitt. Buchrücken und Kanten stärker beschabt. 173 (+2) Seiten mit radierter Titelvignette und 10 signierten ganzseitigen OriginalRadierungen von Hugo Steiner-Prag. Die Vorsatzpapiere gering leimschattig, vorne mit schwachem Fingerflleck. Die den Radierungen gegenüberliegenden Textseiten mit geringem Bildabklatsch. Innen richtig schön sauber. Nummer 137 von 145 (GA. 400) num. Exemplaren der Ausgabe A, alle ganzseitigen Radierungen vom Künstler signiert. 1100

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        Die Große Politik der europäischen Kabinette 1871 - 1914. Sammlung der Diplomatischen Akten des Auswärtigen Amtes. 40 in 54 Bänden, plus 5 in 8 Kommentarbänden = KOMPLETT. Zusätzlich: Zeitkalender der Diplom. Akten, v. B. Schwertfeger.

      Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft für Politik und Geschichte, Berlin - 1922-1927. EA. Groß-8° (25x17cm). Bläuliche O-HLwd. mit blindgeprägtem Adler auf Vorderdeckel u. gold. Titelei u. Ornamentik auf Rücken. Insgesamt 54+8= 62 Bände; sowie dem (seltenen) Zusatzband "Zeitkalender der Diplom. Akten.", v. B. Schwertfeger (dieser Band MIT DEM SEHR SELTENEN ORIGINALSCHUTZUMSCHLAG, sehr gut erhalten, nur Rücken leicht fleckig). ++++ ALLES IN SEHR GUTEM ZUSTAND (aus langjähriger Sammlerhand). Einschränkungen: Manche Rückdeckel etwas beschabt (wie meistens - wg. des hartgeprägten Reichsadlers auf Vorderdeckel.), manche Vortitel mit (blassem) Stempel ("Ehemaliges Krongut"), Schnitt manchmal sehr leicht stockfleckig, manche Vorsätze leicht stockfleckig. Ab Bd. 30 Ebd. mit etwas kälterem (ins Türkis gehendem) Blau. Innen: exzellenter Zustand. ++++++ Weitere Fotos gern von: mDOTfruthAThotmailDOTde. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Schriften Salomos. 2 Bände (1 Textband und 1 Tafelkassette).

      München, Schröder, 1922. - Gr.-4to. 90 S., 2 Bll. Mit 8 monogr. Orig.-Holzschnitten von Bruno Goldschmitt sowie 2 (1 koloriert) Extra-Suiten der Holzschnitte auf Japan, vom Künstler signiert und numeriert. Orig.-Pergament mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel, Innenkantenvergoldung, Kopfgoldschnitt (sign.: Knorr & Hirth, München) in Orig.-Pergamentschuber mit goldgeprägtem Titel. 10. Band der Meisterwerke der Weltliteratur mit Originalgraphik. - Eins von 34 (GA 250) Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe, vom Künstler signiert. - Sehr schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Works

      New York: Gabriel Wells,, 1922. The Definitive Edition. 37 volumes, octavo. Bound in near-contemporary dark blue half morocco, blue cloth sides, titles to spines gilt with gilt raised bands and decorated compartments, gilt rules to boards, top edges gilt, pale blue endpapers. Frontispieces with captioned tissue-guards. Spines faded to brown, tips a little worn. An excellent set. Signed limited edition, attractively bound. This is set number 325 out of 1024 copies, signed by Twain on the second blank; together with a statement that the leaves were signed by him in 1906 in anticipation of the present definitive edition, and further signed by Albert Bigelow Paine, the biographer noted for his work on Mark Twain.

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        Tagebücher 1895-1904

      Berlin: Jüdischer Verlag. Exemplar des bedeutenden jüdischen Kritikers Ludwig Lewisohn mit zahlreichen Annotationen und Markierungen von seiner Hand / From the library of the jewish critic Ludwig Lewisohn with numerous markings and annotations from his own hand. The volumes worn and used. Binding of Volume I cleanly separating.. Drei Bände. Berlin, Jüdischer Verlag, 1922. 8°. 647, 619, 661 Seiten. Hardcover / Originales Leinen. Exemplar des bedeutenden jüdischen Kritikers Ludwig Lewisohn mit zahlreichen Annotationen und Markierungen von seiner Hand / From the library of the jewish critic Ludwig Lewisohn with numerous markings and annotations from his own hand. The volumes worn and used. Binding of Volume I cleanly separating. Ludwig Lewisohn (May 30, 1882, Berlin, Germany ?- December 31, 1955) was an American Jewish critic and novelist, perhaps known best for his novel The Island Within. He wrote several autobiographies, translated German literature and wrote the preface to the first English language edition of Otto Rank's seminal work, Art and Artist. He also authored several works on Judaica and Zionism. Lewisohn immigrated to the United States in 1890 with his parents. The family settled in Charleston, South Carolina. Though his mother was the daughter of a rabbi, the family converted to Christianity. In his youth, Lewisohn was an active Methodist. After graduating with honors from the College of Charleston, he went to Columbia University in 1902 to work on a doctorate. He received the degree of A.M. in 1903. In 1904 he was told by his advisers that a Jew would never be hired to teach English literature at an American university. The bitter irony in this advice led Lewisohn to return to Judaism and he became an outspoken critic of American Jewish assimilation. In 1948 Lewisohn was among the founding faculty members of Brandeis University, where he taught until his death. It was Lewisohn who first translated Franz Werfel's The Song of Bernadette into English. (Wikipedia)

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        GÜTER - ADRESSBUCH FÜR PROVINZ GRENZMARK POSEN - WESTPREUSSEN.- Sowie Freistaat Danzig, Ostpr. Reg.- Bezirk Marienwerder. Verzeichnis sämtlicher Rittergüter, Güter und größeren Bauernhöfe der Provinz mit Angabe der Guts-Eigenschaft, des Grundsteuer-Reinertrages, der Gesamtfläche . Angabe der Besitzer, Pächter und Verwalter, der Post-, Telegraphen- und Eisenbahnstationen . einem alphabetischen Orts- und Personenregister, dem Handbuch der Königlichen Behörden. Nach amtlichen Quellen und auf Grund direkter Angaben bearbeitet von Oskar Köhler.

      (Reichenbach),, Leipzig 1922 - 3. Aufl. Leipzig (Reichenbach), 1922. Gr. 8°. XXVI, 176, 16 S. + 1 farb. Landkarte im Maßstabe 1:1000000. ill. OHLn. hinteres Gelenk etwas gelockert, Karte in den Falzen eingerissen. = Band II. Eine Seltenheit. hinteres Gelenk etwas gelockert, Karte in den Falzen eingerissen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Christmas Card Album of Christmas Cards sent by Joseph Widener of Philadelphia, 1922-1934

      Philadelphia: Privately Printed, 1922. Hardcover. VG+ The whole enclosed in a luxurious cottom-lined box which needs repairs. Luxurious 3/4 leather with moderate gilt tooling on corners, edges and within the six spine compartments (formed from the 5 raised-bands). Heavy rag cotton paper with gilt top edge and untrimmed edges. 12 cards and 1 loose, unrelated etching. This fascinating album measures 18.5" x 16" x 2". It has plain endpapers. Within it are yearly Christmas cards sent from Joseph Widener to his unknown recipients, these likely being his own keepsakes. The engravings and prints showcase artwork (apparently from his own collection) and later racehorses (presumably from his own stables, 1933 and 1934). The card for 1931 is not present. All engravings are signed by the engraver: Devitt Welsh (1922, 23 and 24); Timothy Cole (1925, 27, 28, 29, 30); A. Witherspoon (color engraving, 1926); unknown engraver (1932). The size of the cards and etchings / images varies, with the 1925 by Timothy Cole being the largest. All were mounted at one time to individual pages, and those mounts have dried and most have come loose. All are in VG+ condition. Widener has signed all of the cards except for 1924. In addition, there is laid-in loose within the album an etching of William Penn published by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania dated 1877.

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        Ulysses

      Paris: Shakespeare & Co.,, 1922. Quarto. Original blue and white wrappers. Pale offsetting on half-title, inscription slightly bled, old glue remains beneath inscription presumably where bookplate removed, some small losses at ends of spine, larger along the lower rear joint, a few small nicks to edges, but an unsophisticated copy. First edition, first issue, one of 100 copies on Dutch handmade paper, this copy number 41, signed by Joyce on the limitation page. A fine association copy, owned by the novelist and editor Bryher who helped finance and support numerous other publishers, including Sylvia Beach. She also gave financial support to writers, including Joyce and Edith Sitwell, and counted among her circle of friends Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway and Berenice Abbott. Provenance: Annie Winifred Ellerman (1894?-1983, remnants of bookplate), known as Bryher, novelist, poet, magazine editor, and companion to the poet Hilda Doolittle (H.D.). She and her husband at the time, Robert McAlmon, befriended Joyce in Paris in 1921 and helped finance publication of Ulysses, McAlmon also serving as Joyce's typist for sections of the manuscript. The bookplate was designed by George Plank (1883?-1965) using an Icelandic theme. Bryher travelled several times to Iceland, first in 1929, accompanied by H.D. and their friend Robert Herring, editor of a literary journal Bryher financed in the 1930s and 1940s, Life and Letters Today. His pencil initials also appear on the flyleaf. The bookplate was partially torn out by H.D. during a nervous breakdown in 1946, when she and Bryher were living at Lowndes Square, London; thence by descent to the present owner. The impact of Joyce's Ulysses was revolutionary in its own time, and the book continues to stand as the single most significant English language novel of the last century. The complexities of its formal structure, its linguistic inventiveness and its imaginative cohesion of historical sources have made Ulysses the most diligently studied work of modern literature in English. Cyril Connolly, while criticizing Joyce's "preference for language rather than people," nevertheless could not reject the novel's immense intellectual weight: "somehow it does achieve greatness like a ruined temple soaring from a jungle ?- and should be judged perhaps as a poem, a festival of the imagination." The first edition of Ulysses was divided into three issues, in imitation of French practice. The first 100 copies on Dutch paper were signed by Joyce; the second 150 copies were in large paper format, though on a lesser grade of paper, and unsigned; the remaining 750 copies were on smaller and least expensive stock of paper, again unsigned. The various issues did not arrive at Sylvia Beach's bookshop in strict order, and Sylvia Beach's notebook recording copies sold up to 1 July 1922 does not list this copy as sold by that date.

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        Historia general de España : desde los tiempos primitivos hasta la muerte de Fernando VII

      Montaner y Simón. 1922 Barcelona. 24 cm. 27 v. lám. neg. y col., grab. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial estampada. Lafuente, Modesto 1806 - 1866. Continuada desde dicha época hasta la muerte de don Alfonso XII, por don Juan Valera en colaboración con D. Andrés Borrego y otros y hasta la mayor edad de don Alonso XIII por don Gabriel Maura y Gamazo. España. Historia. Valera, Juan. 1824 - 1905. Maura Gamazo, Gabriel,. Duque de Maura. Borrego, Andrés. 1802 - 1891 . Cubierta deslucida. (=373465=) Ver imagen

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        Chinesische Tierplastik und Tierbilder. Eine Sammlung von Beispielen. Ausgewählt und beschrieben v. H. d'Ardenne de Tizac.

      Berlin, Wasmuth, um 1922.. Mit 7 montierten, farb. Abb. auf 6 Tafeln und 86 Abb. auf 44 Tafeln, jeweils mit Erläuterungen auf einem vorgeschalteten Beiblatt. 6 Bl. Kl. Folio. Illustr., goldgepr. OLn., dieses etwas berieben u. mit Feuchtigkeitsfleck an der rückseitigen Oberkante, der Rücken schwach gebleicht und am unteren Kapital minimal defekt. Kopfgoldschnitt. Stempel a. d. Vorsatz, stellenweise etwas fleckig, 1 Beiblatt geknickt, die letzten Tafeln und Beiblatt im oberen Eck leicht gewellt, mit Wasser- und Farbrand. (3110 Gr.). Für Fragen stehen wir Ihnen gerne telefonisch zur Verfügung!Exemplar 98 von 200 Exemplaren. Das Werk entstand auf Grund einer Ausstellung im Museum Cernuschi (Paris) mit wichtigen Stücken aus Sammlungen in Paris, London und Brüssel.

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        The Works. The Definitive Edition.

      New York: Gabriel Wells, 1922 - 37 volumes, octavo. Bound in near-contemporary dark blue half morocco, blue cloth sides, titles to spines gilt with gilt raised bands and decorated compartments, gilt rules to boards, top edges gilt, pale blue endpapers. Spines faded to brown, tips a little worn. An excellent set. Frontispieces with captioned tissue-guards. Signed limited edition, attractively bound. This is set number 325 out of 1024 copies, signed by Twain on the second blank; together with a statement that the leaves were signed by him in 1906 in anticipation of the present definitive edition, and further signed by Albert Bigelow Paine, the biographer noted for his work on Mark Twain.

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        Rub og Stub

      Regensens Rusgilde, 1922, Softcover, Book Condition: FairSize: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 55 pp. Text clean and in DANISH. Small number written lightly on front free endpage. Pages lightly tanned. Wraps bumped and shelf worn at corners, edges and spine ends with some light soiling. First four pages creased at upper corner. Small closed tears to front top edge of wraps. Wraps tanned. Staples at spine rusted. Wrap becoming loose at staples but still attached. Small closed tears and chipping to spine. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 106423.

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        Pfarrkirche zur Unserer Lieben Frau in Memmingen" originales Aquarell ca. 23x29cm; untenmittig signiert, betitelt und datiert "(19)24" auf Karton aufgezogen

      - Typische stimmungsvolle Kircheninterieurstudie Hamels: lichtdurchflutet, freudestrahlend, farbenfroh. Otto Hamel studierte an der Kunstschule Erfurt bei Eduard von Hagen, an der Unterrichtsanstalt des Kunstgewerbemuseums in Berlin sowie an der Académie Julian in Paris bei Benjamin Constant und Robert Fleury. Er war Professor an der Kunstgewerbeschule Hannover und leitete dort die Abteilung für dekorative Malerei. Studienreisen führten ihn nach England, Holland, Frankreich, Spanien und Italien. Seit 1922 war der Künstler in München ansässig. Er malte bevorzugt Straßenzüge, Kircheninterieurs, Hafenansichten aus Italien, Holland und Norddeutschland. Nachdem er 1943 in München ausgebombt wurde, zog er nach Lohr am Main um.

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        The Story of Inyo - [Association - Presention Copy by Author to Edgar Rice Burroughs with Burroughs' BOOKPLATE to Front Pastedown]

      [Chicago] The Author, 1922, Hardback, First EditionSigned by the author with an additional signed typed letter tipped-in. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Particularly well-preserved; tight, bright and clean. ; 358 pages; Description: xviii, 358 p. Front. (fold. Map) 20 cm. Subjects: Indians of North America--Wars--1862-1865. Inyo County (Calif. ) --History. Death Valley (Calif. And Nev. ).

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        The Waste Land

      New York: Boni & Liveright,, 1922. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. A bright copy in the dust jacket with just a hint of soiling to spine, touch of wear along extremities. An excellent copy. Second edition (second impression of the first edition). The colophon describes this as the second edition, but it is actually a second impression from the same setting of type as the first, with the error "mount in" on page 41 left uncorrected. A beautiful copy.

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        CHINESE FURNITURE: A Series of Examples from Collections in France.

      A KEEN AND EARLY REFERERENCE ON CHINESE FURNITURE London 1922, - Benn. Black cloth, very good, 20 pages text, 54full page photo plates, 10 half-tones, 25 x 32 cm., neatlyrebacked, tissue guards on each plated, excellent clean,verysolid copy, new end papers, sharp copy! FIRST & ONLY EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Agada / Haggadah. Skazanija, priti, izreenija Talmuda i Midraej v etyrech astjach. Avtorizovannyj prerevod s vvedeniem S. G. Fruga

      Zal'tsman, Saltzmann,, Berlin, 1922 - 2 Bände. Berlin, Zal'tsman, Saltzmann, 1922. Gross Oktav. 221, 3, 200 pp. With a frontispiece, illustrated title in woodcut and several illustrated head-pieces and vignettes. Hardcover, illustrated half cloth binding. Illustrierte Original Halbleinenbände. Etwas angestaubt, Ecken leicht bestossen und ohne die einfarbigen braunen Schutzumschläge, sonst gut. A bit dusty, corners slightly bumped, without the brown dustjackets. Rare first edition, no reprint. Joseph Budko (1888-1940), born in Plonsk, studied at the art school in Vilna and moved in 1910 to Berlin, where he met Hermann Struck, in 1933 he emigrated to Palestine. Sprache: Russisch Etwas angestaubt, Ecken leicht bestossen und ohne die einfarbigen braunen Schutzumschläge, sonst gut. A bit dusty, corners slightly bumped, without the brown dustjackets. Hardcover, illustrated half cloth binding. Illustrierte Original Halbleinenbände. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'OEUVRE DE LEON BAKST Pour La Belle au Bois Dormant / Ballet en Cinq Actes d'apres le conte de Perrault

      Paris: M. de Brunoff. 1922. hb. Folio, The English edition was published a year later, by Benn Bros., in an edition of 1,000 copies, with a Preface by Andre Levinson. . Bound in the original frail stiff card covers, the front cover being printed and decorated in gilt. One of 500 numbered copies, of which this is copy number 466, signed on the limitation page by both Bakst and de Brunhoff. With 54 magnificent full-colour laid-in plates of spectacular Bakst costume designs, each protected by a captioned tissue guard, and each signed and dated in the plate by Bakst. This is preceded by a striking lithograph portrait of Bakst, rendered by Picasso, and signed and dated (1-4-22) in the plate by the artist. "The Sleeping Beauty" premiered in St. Petersburg, Russia, January 3, 1890. Despite a lavish production, and the choreography of Marius Petipa, it was not well-received, the critics and the public alike finding the music too "symphonic". It wasn't until 1921, when the Russian impressario Serge Diaghilev brought together Leon Bakst to design the sets and the costumes, and Igor Stravinsky to orchestrate the music, that the ballet was truly appreciated. Bakst's designs, in particular, were revolutionary: "Bakst's greatest claim to theatrical glory lies in his feeling for synthesis, in his impeccable instinct for harmony, which blends the innumerable elements of the performance into one, single, coherent, whole" (from Levinson's Preface). The front cover of this copy has detached, but is present. The rear hinge is weak but holding. Spine paper absent and stitching is shaken but holding nicely. No loose pages and all tissue guards are present. The plates, and the lithograph, are unblemished. C'est magnifique! .

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        SEFER HADEVARIM

      FREUD, TOM SEIDMANN. (FREUD,TOM SEIDMANN)illus. SEFER HADVARIM [A BOOK OF THINGS] [by] H.N. Bailik. Berlin: Ophir 1922. Square 8 1/4", cloth backed pictorial boards, some cover soil, tips rubbed and ribbing at inner hinges else an unusually clean, tight and VG+ copy. 1st edition of Freud's first book published by Ophir. There are 16 poems by Bialik and 16 striking full page hand-colored illustrations by Freud. Freud, whose real name was Martha Gertrude Freud, adopted the name "Tom" at age 15. She was the niece of Sigmund Freud and an innovator in early education in Germany. When Hitler came to power, her books were banned because of her Jewish heritage. That is why it is difficult to find complete copies of her later novelty books, but it is rarer still to find any copy of this picture book by her. In the introduction to the reproduction of Ten Fairytales done by the Israel Museum, it is explained that Freud married Jankew Seidmann in 1921 and he, along with Bialik, was a partner in the new publishing firm Ophir. "Clearly, all three partners involved in the venture keenly felt that they were pioneering in the creation of new, excellent Hebrew books for the young." Sadly this is one of only 2 books published by them before they broke up. A real rarity and a nice copy.

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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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        Babbitt

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1922 First edition, first printing, first state, with "Supposing Purdy and I" and "to ruin my fellow human" to page 49. One of 9,500 copies. Inscribed by Lewis on the front free endpaper: "To N. N. Wallack / Sinclair Lewis / Washington / Feb. 24, 1938". Publisher's blue cloth, stamped in orange; in the original blue and white dust jacket. Book near fine or better, with a hint of faint toning to the spine ends, Wallack's bookplate to the front pastedown, else fine; unclipped dust jacket, with professional restoration to strengthen to what Pastore calls the "absurdly fragile dust jacket" and repair the losses to the spine ends and front panel, some minor toning to the spine, light soiling to the front panel. Overall, a very good and attractive copy. Pastore 8. Lewis inscribed this copy of Babbitt to notable book collector Nathan N. Wallack from Washington, D.C. Babbitt, is Lewis' eighth novel that and established his reputation as a major American author. Just as Main Street (1920) criticized romantic conceptions of American small-town life, Babbitt satirizes urban life in America in the 1920s. Specifically, it tells the story of George F. Babbitt, a "hustling, prosperous real estate broker" in the fictional city of Zenith. An immediate bestseller, Babbitt's popularity was such that "babbitt" became a neologism for a person or businessman who unquestioningly conforms to middle-class standards of living. Notably, Babbitt played a significant role in Lewis' being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1930, making him the first American author to win the prestigious honor.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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