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        The Five Jars

      London: Edward Arnold, 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, ABA, ILAB]
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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 Unpublished (except for the incipit on the website of the Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna).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).

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        The Unspeakable Gentleman.

      NY: Scribners, 1922. - 8vo. Frontispiece by A. I. Keller. 265 pp. Marquand's first book. Slight wear at the spinal extremities else this is a fine book in a lightly dust soiled near fine DJ with shallow edge wear at the crown of the spine. Scarce thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn, ABAA]
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        Autograph letter signed in full to Otto Freund

      - 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). 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.

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        A WONDER BOOK Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

      London, New York & Toronto, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd., s.d. (1922). In-8, bella legatura edit. in tela rossa con decoraz. oro, con la rarissima sovraccoperta orig. che porta applicata al piatto anter. una ill. di Rackham, risg. figur., pp. VIII,206,(2), molto ben illustrato dal grande artista inglese: sono testate, finalini e 24 pregevoli tavole f.t. di cui 16 sono a colori (applic. alla pag.) e precedute da una velina con didascalia e 8 sono disegni più o meno colorati. Questa importante edizione raccoglie 6 antiche leggende per ragazzi, rielaborate dallo scrittore americano Hawthorne (1804-1864) e precisamente: ?"The Gorgon?'s head - The golden touch - The Paradise of children - The three golden apples - The miraculous pitcher - The Chimaera?". Cfr. Benezit,XI, p. 376: ?"Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) fut surtout aquarelliste et a illustré de très nombreux ouvrages. Il a connu un considérable succès et son style est en accord avec celui de l?'époque du symbolisme et de l?'art nouveau?". Con qualche fiorit. ai soli bordi delle pagg., altrimenti esempl. su carta distinta, ben conservato.

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      1922. [PHOTO ALBUM - SIBERIAN EXPEDITION]. TWO ALBUMS OF 242 IMAGES OF THE SIBERIAN EXPEDITION, CIRCA 1920, AND 16 POSTCARDS Album 1 Patterned cloth , with a printed dancer pattern, over flexible boards, 27 x 36 cm, cord tie, a.e.g. 86 photos mounted on [12] ff. The photos range in size from 6 x 4 cm up to 10.5 x 15 cm, though most are somewhere in between, around 14 x 8.5 cm. Included are five panoramic views, 27 x 8.5 cm, that are formed by butting two photographs. The first four pages have Japanese captions written on the mount. Fourteen photos have Japanese captions printed within the image, and five photos have Russian captions printed within the image. Laid-in are 15 blank postcards, 9 x 14 cm, showing scenes from the expedition and a map. Nine in color plus six black and white. Album 2 Padded silk, woven with a cloud and dragon pattern, over boards, 27 x 35 cm, cord tie, a.e.g. 156 photos mounted on [20] ff. The majority of the photos are 8.5 x 13.5 cm, with a couple of larger photos that measure 14 x 19.5 cm, and three 27 x 8.5 panoramas formed by butting two photos together. 50 photos have Japanese captions printed within the image, while two others have Russian captions printed within the image, and another two are captioned by hand in Russian. These two albums contain photographs taken around the time of the Allied Siberian Expedition (1918- 1922). One depicts scenes of home life of local (presumably White) Russian people around Vladivostok and interaction with Japanese troops. This is the "soft" album, perhaps suitable for showing to civilians, to ladies, to the public. The other concentrates on Japanese military involvement in the Intervention and on the realities of life in Siberia during that turbulent period. There are scenes of disease, of starvation, of brutal death - both military and civilian, men and woman. This is the "hard" album that speaks to the bleak winter and even more bleak chaos and misery. It includes scenes of troop movement along the Siberian Railway with several images of sabotage and battlefield aftermath.

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        Die Graphik der Neuzeit. Vom Anfang des XIX. Jahrhunderts bis zur Gegenwart.

      Berlin, Bruno Cassirer, 1922. 4to. IX + (1 blank) + 585 s. Orig. rødt helskinnbd. med fem opph. bind. Ryggdekor i gull. Dekor i gull på for og bakperm. Topp gullsnitt. Navn på forsatsbl. Smusstbl., tittelbl. og de første sider (I-X) med små bretter. Originalraderingen av Munch litt brunplettet ved øvre kant, ellers et fint eks.. Nr. 123 av 150 numm. eks. Originalraderinger av Edvard Munch, Lovis Corinth, Max Pechstein, Hans Purrmann. Original litografi av Max Liebermann. Tresnitt av Max Slevogt

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        Don Quijote von der Mancha. Ritter der traurigen Gestalt. Zwanzig Holzschnitte von Arminius Hasemann.

      Berlin und Leipzig, B. Behrs Verlag, Friedrich Feddersen, 1922.. Groß-Folio. 2 Bll. und 20 signierte Orig.-Holzschnitte unter Passepartout lose in Orig.-Pergamentmappe mit goldgeprägter Deckelvignette.. 2. Werk der Kummerfels-Presse. - Eins von 110 num. Exemplaren, im Druckvermerk von Hasemann hs. signiert und mit seinem Stempel versehen. Hier eins der wenigen Exemplare der Vorzugsausgabe ("Außer der schlichen Halbleinen-Mappe werden noch einige Stücke in kostbarem Gewand nach Angabe des Künstlers ausgegegben."). - Schönes Exemplar.

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        Revolucni sbornik DEVETSIL vydal Umelecky svaz / DEVETSIL Union Internationale des Artistes d'Avant-Garde Révolutionaire

      Praha: V. Vortel, 1922 - 8° - 202pp - B/w reproductions by A. Archipenko, J. Lipchitz, O. Zadkine, M. Chagall, D.P. Steremberg, F. Léger, R. Bissière, A. Modigliani, G. Seurat, G. Grosz, T. Foujita, M. Kisling, Per Krohg, Ot. Coubine, H. Rousseau, M. Utrillo, J. Krejcar, K. Teige, & L. Survage. First edition of DEVETSIL, text in Czech and resumé in French, Russian and German. Original wrappers.Back cover is missing 1/2 cm on upper-part otherwise in Fine condition [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Framed Photograph Inscribed to a politial colleague

      1922 - 12 x 9 inches (including the tan border), no place, no date, circa 1922 -- a vintage photo of Harding with a serious expression, gazing just above the camera. Warmly inscribed in the bottom margin: "To David H. Scott With the fraternal greetings of membership in the Ohio General Assembly and assurances of high esteem. Sincerely, Warren G. Harding." Uneven toning in the border, but still a handsome piece in very good condition. Double-matted in brown and white and set in a copper-colored frame measuring 19.5 x 16.75 inches. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Les Malheurs des Immortels by Paul Eluard and Max Ernst

      1922. ERNST, Max. Les Malheurs des Immortels. By Paul Eluard and Max Ernst. 43, [1] pp. Illustrated with 21 collages by Max Ernst. 4to., 250 x 193 mm, bound in original publisher's printed wrappers. Preserved in a new black cloth box with gilt leather label. Paris: Librairie Six, 1922. First Edition of Max Ernst's second use of Surrealist collage in a book (following Repetitions issued earlier in 1922). Les Malheurs des Immortels also was his second collaboration with the poet Paul Eluard, who wrote the Surrealist prose poems in a collaboration with Ernst. For Repetitions the text was exclusively Eluard's, and it was Eluard who chose the collages of Ernst that he felt best matched his surrealist text. As a testimony to its significance, Les Malheurs des Immor-tels has been reissued several times, most notably by the Black Sun Press. This is an unusually fine copy, with minimal soiling to the fragile white wrappers. The limitation, although unspecified, must have been very small. Max Ernst: Beyond Surrealism 15.

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        Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.

      München, Drei Masken Verlag, 1922. - Ca. 36 x 29 cm. Titelblatt, 462 Seiten, 1 Seite Druckvermerk. Faksimile der Reinschrift der autographen Partitur. Eines von 410 arabisch numerierten Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage 530 Exemplare). Aus dem Druckvermerk: "Das Autograph der vollständigen Partitur von Richard Wagners "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg" wurde im Auftrag des Drei Masken Verlags in München im Laufe des Jahres 1922 erstmalig reproduziert. Das Originalmanuskript, von Richard Wagner einst König Ludwig II. überreicht, ist 1902 durch Schenkung des Prinzregenten Luitpold aus der Schatzkammer der Münchener Residenz in den Besitz des Germanischen Museums in Nürnberg übergegangen. Der Druck dieser Faksimile-Ausgabe erfolgte durch die Kunstanstalt Obernetter in München. Die einmalige Auflage beträgt 530 Exemplare, von denen 500 in den Handel gelangen, und zwar 90 Exemplare numeriert von I bis XC und 410 Exemplare von 1-410." Rücken etwas berieben und fleckig, Einbandkanten berieben, Ecken bestoßen. Schönes Exemplar. Ziegelroter Original-Halblederband mit Marmorpapierbezug, goldgeprägtem Rücken und Kopfgoldschnitt.

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        Jacob's Room

      Richmond: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press,, 1922. Octavo. Original crocus-yellow cloth, printed paper spine label. With the dust jacket designed by Vanessa Bell. Housed in a black quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Cloth soiled and darkened, label rubbed and chipped, short tear to lower joint at head, inner hinges cracked, an artist's copy in the chipped jacket that is dust-soiled, lacks the upper portion of the spine, and has the rear panel detached. First edition, first impression, presentation copy to Vanessa Bell, inscribed by the author on publication: "Vanessa Bell from V.W. Oct. 1922". An exceptional association copy: Jacob's Room was the first of VW's books for which Vanessa Bell designed the dust jacket, and the text represents VW's attempt to do in fictional form what her sister had been doing with her paintings for the past decade. Jacob's Room does not carry a formal dedication, but given the collaboration between the sisters in its design and the identity of their artistic aims, this might be regarded as the de facto dedication copy. "Woolf's family portrait-making in Jacob's Room can be seen as a literary rendering of her sister's experiment, in particular Studland Beach and her portraits of 1911?-13. The affinities between the two works lie in their elegiac emotion as part of the Post-Impressionist method. In their reaction to the work of the Post-Impressionist painters, both women artists depart from realist representation of people and places and seek to influence the audience's emotions through formal means" (Justyna Kostkowska, "Studland Beach and Jacob's Room: Vanessa Bell's and Virginia Woolf's experiments in portrait making 1910?-1922", Partial Answers (9:1) Jan. 2011, pp. 79?-83. Virginia Woolf noted in her diary for Saturday 14 October 1922: "I have seen Nessa, Maynard, Lydia, Desmond, Saxon, Lytton, Frankie Birrell & Marjorie Fry, all within this week; & had two letters, from Lytton & Carrington, about Jacob's Room, & written I don't know how many envelopes; & here we are on the verge of publication … Richmond writes to ask that date of publication may be put ahead, so that they may notice it on Thursday." Jacob's Room was due to be—and was—published on Friday 27 October. The first edition was of 1,200 copies. The first full-length book to be published by the Hogarth Press, its publication marking the moment when the Woolfs decided to run the Press as a genuine business concern.

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        Wuthering Heights

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.,, 1922. With Six Coloured Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Octavo (190 x 123 mm). Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in red crushed half morocco, marbled sides, raised bands, titles and panelling to compartments gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard and 5 similar plates. Extremities slightly rubbed, boards a touch scuffed, margins of text block lightly toned. An excellent copy. An appealingly bound later reprint of the Dulac edition, originally published in 1905.

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        Through Angola A Coming Colony

      Through Angola A Coming Colony. Colonel J. C. B. Statham. Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1922, 1st. printing, xvi, 388 pp. *** Statham grew up hunting bear and tiger in India. He served in the British military during the Great War. The first sentence of the narrative is as follows ?" On a voyage to Angola, in April 1920, a Portuguese judge gravely told me that no countryman of his would be considered sane if, after five years of the hazards and discomforts of war, he set out at once for a year of life in the African wilds. *** Statham's hunting trip took him through some very remote parts of the remote Portuguese colony. The book is divided into two parts ?" By the Deserted Islands to Angola, and Through it in Quest of the Giant Sable; The Colony Its Past, People, Animals, Physical Features, Farming, Plants, and Future. In chapter five of Part II are descriptions of the big game animals in Angola, replete with reproductions of the spoors printed over the text (quite unique). There is a frontis. b& w photo illustration of giant sable in their habitat plus 137 b&w photo illustrations on forty-five (45) plates taken during the trip. In front is a folding Map of Angola, in back another folding map The Loango-Coanda Watershed (Giant Sable Country) and Its Approaches. *** This book comes with a clear mylar protective cover. *** Bound in dark green cloth boards with pictorial gilt of a giant sable head and horns and gilt lettering on the front cover, the same on the spine. The covers are clean with almost no wear, a little rubbing of pictorial gilt on spine. The contents are clean and complete in a good binding. A two inch closed tear near gutter of front map has been repaired on verso with archival tape. Near Fine condition. *** 8.75 inches tall by 6 inches

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      - FREUD,TOM SEIDMANN. DAS BUCH DER DINGE: Ein Bilderbuch fur ganz kleine kinder [A Book of Things: A Picture Book for Very Young Children]. Berlin: Mauritius 1922. Oblong 4to (9 1/2 x 8 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards. Some professional restoration at hinges and a few corners, light cover soil and edge rubbing, VG+ for this particular book. Due to the paper used, all copies of this title have some amount of edge chipping and binding wear. First edition. Illustrated with 16 striking and stylized hand-colored full page illustrations printed on one side of the paper only. The only text is a caption identifying each picture. Tom (born Martha Gertrude) was a German children's book illustrator who was one of the pioneers of the avant garde art movement "neue sachlichkeit" in post WWI Germany that coincided with the Bauhaus school design. Her innovations in children's books were felt the world over. Tom was also a niece of Sigmund Freud. She emigrated to Israel to escape the Nazi's and unfortunately died a tragic death. Rare and a nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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      No Place[New York]: No Publisher. 1922 - 1st edition. Original string-bound paper wrappers, 8vo 10 pages. Includes portrait. 23 cm. SUBJECT (S) : Funeral sermons, English. Kohler, Winifred Lichtenauer, 1880-1922. Henry Street Settlement (New York, N. Y. ) National Council of Jewish Women. Winifred Lichtenauer Kohler was the daughter-in-law of Kaufmann kohler and the wife of Max J. Kohler. Real photo tipped in as frontis. OCLC lists 3 copies worldwide (JTS, HUC, Harvard) , none outside the Northeast. Light wear, Very Good Condition. Very Scarce. (KH-3-5A) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books, LLC]
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        Siddhartha. Eine indische Dichtung (Erstausgabe)

      Fischer-Verlag 1922.. 146 Seiten gebundene Ausgabe. Gebundene Ausgabe OHNE Schutzumschlag, Fischer-Verlag 1922, 146 Seiten, Erstausgabe, in altersgemäß hervorragendem Zustand, farbiger Kopfschnitt, Papier innen sauber und hell, Buchschnitt leicht nachgedunkelt mit geringen Gebrauchsspuren, Privatbindung mit schönem nussbraunen Lederrücken und Lederecken, Einband aussen leicht nachgedunkelt mit nur moderaten Gebrauchsspuren (intern: 25B/NUSSBRAUN/Altdeutsch+Antiquarisch/GOU-2)

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        La Lyrosophie

      Paris: Éditions de la Sirene. Deuxieme édition, 1922. Bel exemplaire. Couverture en bonne état protégée par un papier glacée plié, amovible. Rousseurs éparses. Texte propre. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur: "Pour Monsieur Epardand avec le plus grand plaisir et mes excuses pour l'exemplaire défraichi - un des derniers. Jean Epstein - le 12 novembre 1922 ".. Paris, Éditions de la Sirene, 1922. 19 x 12 cm. 229 pages. Broché. Deuxieme édition, 1922. Bel exemplaire. Couverture en bonne état protégée par un papier glacée plié, amovible. Rousseurs éparses. Texte propre. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur: "Pour Monsieur Epardand avec le plus grand plaisir et mes excuses pour l'exemplaire défraichi - un des derniers. Jean Epstein - le 12 novembre 1922 ". La connaissance de raison et la connaissance d'amour.

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        Time and the Gods. With 10 Illustrations in Photogravure by S.H. Sime

      London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1922., 39. Limited Edition to 250 copies of which this No56, SIGNED by Lord Dunsany in ink with a typical wide nib to end of Preface. Fine illustrations with entitled tissue guards, each INDIVIDUALLY SIGNED by Sime. Publisher's vellum spine with recently replaced red title label, orange cloth boards with gilt rule; top edge gilt, others untrimmed; marbled end papers. Vellum a little dusty to spine and a little picked to sides; light foxing to untrimmed edges. Generally clean and sound. A splendid signed Limited Edition copy of Dunsany's second book, first published in 1906 by William Heinemann.

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        Die Jannowitzbrücke in Berlin.

      1922 1922 - Radierung, 1922, signiert. 24,7:30,8 cm. Erschienen in: Die Schaffenden, V. Jahrgang, 2. Mappe, 1926. – Riester 63; Söhn HDO 72718-10. – Prachtvoller, markanter Druck auf chamoisfarbenem Simili-Japan. Vertikale Mittelfalte geglättet, Knickfalte im rechten Rand. Nach einem Studium an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie sowie an der Lehranstalt des Kunstgewerbemuseums Berlin bei E. Orlik (1870-1932), wurde der Künstler 1928 Professor an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie, wurde jedoch 1933 entlassen und erhielt Berufsverbot. Nach 1945 erhielt er zunächst einen Lehrauftrag in Karlsruhe an der Technischen Hochschule, dann erneut an der dortigen Kunstakademie.

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      Lisbao: Olisipo (1922) - Lisbao: Olisipo (1922). The second edition of these controversial poems, many of which are explicitly homosexual in content and which created a furor when published in this ediiton. The previous year, Botto had published the first edition of the poems, which were largely ignored until his friend Fernando Pessoa issued the present edition under his Olisipo imprint and publicly praised the poems. Conservatives reacted strongly against the poems, calling them "sodom's literature" and the book was banned by the authorities in 1923. Catholic college students clamored for a burning of the book, but Botto refused to apologize for his work. Botto was openly homosexual throughout his life and later struggled to survive by writing children's books and short essays. Pessoa, Portugal's pre-eminent modernist literary figure, considered Botto the only Portuguese poet worthy of the label "aesthete" and, as a critic and publisher, championed his work. Pessoa translated the poems into English, which were eventually published in 1948 (see below). To publicize the book, Pessoa wrote a provocative article, published in the journal Comtemporânea, (see below) praising the author's courage and sincerity for shamelessly singing homosexual love as a true aesthete. Pessoa's article prompted the critic Alvaro Maia to excoriate Botto's work, which was then followed by another article by Raul Leal (an openly homosexual writer, friend of Pessoa). Conservatives reacted and complained to the authorities about the work's immorality ("Sodom's literature") and the book was confiscated by the authorities in 1923. The Liga de Acção dos Estudantes de Lisboa [Lisbon Students Action League], a Catholic college students group (lead by Pedro Teotónio Pereira) clamored for an auto-da-fé of Botto's book and someone even suggested the author should be hanged. Nevertheless, most artists and intellectuals promptly took up his defence in several polemic articles. Eventually, the scandal subsided, the next year the ban was lifted and until the end of his life Botto would publish several revised versions of the book. His work was applauded by Antonio Machado, Miguel de Unamuno, Camilo Pessanha, Virginia Woolf, Teixeira de Pascoaes, José Régio, Luigi Pirandello, Stefan Zweig, Rudyard Kipling, James Joyce and Federico García Lorca. A very good copy in the original printed wrappers, with the original frontispiece photograph of the author, bound in 1/2 leather boards, marbled end-papers, wrappers present. A laudatory review of Botto's work by Jayme de Balsemão appears at the end of the book. His work has been widely praised by fellow writers, including James Joyce among others. See also, Leal, Sodoma Divinisada, (see below) which praises Botto's courage for writing about gay subjects. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Frankfurter Verlagsanstalt, Frankfurt 1922.. Gr-8°, handgebundener Ganzpergament, 2 nn. Bll., 491 SS., 9 nn. SS. (e. 4 und le. 7 leer).. Übers. v. Johann Heinrich Voß. Mit 24 Originallithographien und Buchschmuck von Alois Kolb. Exemplar der Normalausgabe, hier in einem außergewöhnlichen Einband: Ganz-Pergament auf 5 durchgezogenen Bünden mit handvergoldeter Ornamentik auf den Deckeln, Rücken und Steh- und Innenkanten. Die an Stacheldraht erinnernde Ornamentik ist durch Ritzungen in dem gesamten Schnitt wieder aufgenommen. Nahezu makelloses Exemplar. Sennewald 109, 22.3.

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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 Musique de Tchaikovsky

      M. De Brunoff, Paris 1922 - 24 pages in text. 39 x 29 cm. Limited edition, copy 157 of 500 signed by Bakst & De Brunoff. Frontispiece, a lithograph of Bakst by Picasso and 54 mounted color lithographs with lettered tissue guards. Based on Perrault's classic fairy tale the ballet La Belle au Bois Dormant premiered in the Marinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, on 15th January, 1890 with choreography by Marius Petipa. Diaghilev's Ballet Russes performed the work as The Sleeping Beauty during the 1921 season. Clean, fresh and bright copy. slight wrinkling to front cover free marbled endpaper, raised bands, spine lettered in gilt. Three quarter maroon morocco and marbled boards with matching marbled endpapers. Near fine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Vanina Vanini. Mit 12 Original-Radierungen von Karl M. Schultheiss.

      . Wien u. Leipzig, Avalun-Verlag, 1922. 18,4 : 13 cm. 86,(6) S. Mit 12 Radierungen, davon 10 ganzseitig (inkl. Titel) in Bleistift signiert. Roter Orig.-Ganzmaroquinband auf 5 echten Bünden mit reicher Rücken-, Deckel- u. Innenkantenvergoldung, zweifarb. handumst. Kapital u. KGoldschnitt in Orig.-Pappschuber mit rotem Büttenbezug. (Signiert: E.A.Enders Leipzig).. XXII. Avalun-Druck. - Eines von 50 Exemplaren (Nr. 21) der Vorzugsausgabe innerhalb der Gesamtausgabe von 450 numer. Ex. - Ohne die Mappe mit der Folge der Radierungen in signierten Sonderabzügen. - Handsatz und Druck in der alten Fleischmann-Antiqua von 1732 auf Bütten durch Jakob Hegner, Hellerau. Die Radierungen wurden unter Aufsicht des Künstlers bei Heinrich Wetteroth, München gedruckt. - Der schöne Handeinband wurde nicht wie im Impressum vermerkt von Richard Oesterreich jun., Dresden, sondern von E.A.Enders, Leipzig, angefertigt. - Die Vorsatzkanten durch die Lederinnenkanten gebräunt, hint. Vorsatz im Bund mit kleinem Fleck, sonst in tadelloser Erhaltung. - Rodenberg S. 334-35, 22.

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        THE ADVENTUROUS LIFE OF A VERSATILE ARTIST. Signed and inscribed by Houdini.

      Audubon Printers, New York, NY 1922 - 64 pages of text. Orange printed paper wrappers are detached, with old conservator's tape near the spine, three strips of regular tape on the spine and one on the rear wrap. Several chips, and overall moderate soiling and age-toning, mostly confined to the rear wrap. Front wrap is inscribed "To Mrs. Charles Boynton, Best wishes, Houdini" and again "Love laughs at Locksmiths so does Houdini". This latter inscription is near the spine, and is affected by tape; the last two words are slightly faded. Illustrated with numerous black & white photographs, including movie stills, as well as with black & white sketches. Escape Artist, Performance, American Magician; Harry Houdini (1874-1926). Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      1922. JOYCE, James. Ulysses. [xii], 732, [6] pp. 4to., 237 x 195 mm, in the original blue wrappers, in a cloth chemise and slip case. Paris: Shakespeare and Co., 1922. |~||~||~||~||~| |~||~||~||~| First Edition, one of 750 copies on handmade paper, from a total edition of 1000 copies, this being number 844. "Ulysses - unquestionably one of the most outstanding novels in the English language and the text most expressive of the psyche of modern man and woman - tells the sadly comic story of Leopold Bloom, a good man led by love, attempting to come to terms with loss: the deaths of his son and of his father, the departure of his daughter from home, the passing of his youth and the adultery of his wife Marion (called Molly). Prefaced to this tale is another story, that of a sombre and intense young man, Stephen Dedalus, an aspiring writer bogged down in the stasis of Dublin life, in mourning for his mother and with little hope for the future. The paths of these two men cross, briefly join, and then part. Stephen Dedalus walks into eternity along the lane at the rear of Eccles Street, and Leopold Bloom lays himself down to sleep beside the wife (his head by her feet, his feet by her head) on the recently desecrated marital bed" (Danis Rose, preface to his edition of Ulysses, Picador Press, 1997, p. v). A landmark of English Literature, Ulysses represents the Birth of Modernism. "...and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will Yes." A fine unrestored copy with a little wear to the foot of the spine, and some rubbing, but far superior to most copies encountered. Slocum & Cahoon 17. Cyril Connolly, One Hundred Modern Books 42.

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        Where the Blue Begins. With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham

      London: William Heinemann, Ltd., 1922., 1922. First Edition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 4to.; pp. (x) + 227. With 4 full page illustrations in colour and 16 in text line drawings. Publisher's blue cloth, gilt titles and decoration to spine and upper board; pictorial end papers. In dustwrapper, price clipped, frayed with some loss and tears, that has helped in keeping the book fresh. Signed by Christop[her Morley on to the first free end paper. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [215]. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Ashley Library [With ALS from Wise to Owner]

      Printed for Private Circulation 1922-36 - 11 volumes. Quartos. Original publisher's smooth beige buckram cloth, gilt lettering on spine. [Sir] Robert Arundell Hudson's copy [noted British political activist, 1864-1927] with his bookplates, and autograph letter signed from Thomas J. Wise to Hudson dated 2.4.26 laid in. A superb copy, near fine, with only minimal sunning to spines. Engraved plates and facsimilies throughout. Rarely seen in this condition, the eleven volume set of the Ashely LIbrary is based on the unrivaled rare book collection amassed by Wise, one of the greatest scholarly 'book thieves,' ingenious typographical forger, and collector of fine and rare books of our time. Still a useful reference work, the Ashley Library (the collection now resides in the British Museum) especially excels in its descriptions of English nineteenth century literature. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52. Being a Series of Twenty-Three Letters from Dame Shirley (Mrs. Louise Amelia Knapp Smith) Clappe to her Sister in Massachusetts and Now Reprinted from the Pioneer Magazine of 1854-55. With Synopsis of Letters, a Foreword, and Many Typographical and Other Corrections and Emendations

      Thomas C. Russell, San Francisco 1922 - Quarto. tan cloth spine with printed paper label, light brown boards. Illustrated with eight hand colored plates. No. 238 of 450 copies, one of 200 on buff California bond-paper; this copy with hand-coloured plates, signed by the publisher. These superlatively readable and informative letters from a gifted young New England woman to her sister in "the states" present a vivid and unexcelled picture of everyday life in the gold mines. [Zamorano 80, #59. Kurutz 133. Cowan II, page 837. Rocq 6353. Wheat, Gold Rush 39]. pictorial dust jacket (spine sunned, spine ends lightly rubbed) No. 238 of 450 copies, one of 200 on buff California bond-paper; this copy with hand-coloured plates, signed by the publisher [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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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        Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co, Ltd,, 1922. With an introduction by Bertrand Russell, F.R.S. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. Housed in a quarter morocco solander box made by the Chelsea Bindery. Warmly inscribed on the front free endpaper in Wittgenstein's hand (see below), and annotated throughout in pencil by his friend Ludwig Hänsel. Cloth joints split, spine glued along book block, hinges entirely sound. Preserved in a custom made box. First edition in the English language, first impression, early issue (without adverts at end), of one of the philosophical masterpieces of the 20th century, the inspiration for the Cambridge school of analysis of the inter-war years and of the logical positivism of the Vienna circle. Originally published in German the preceding year under the title Logisch-Philosophische Abhandlung, this edition has the English translation facing the original German text. Wittgenstein had been unable to make corrections to the original German edition, and this English-German edition, with the translation supplied by C. K. Ogden and Frank Plumpton Ramsey, is considered the official version. Inscribed by Wittgenstein on the front free endpaper verso opposite the half title "Zur freundlichen Erinnerung an Deinen Wittgenstein. Der Einband ist auf der Reise etwas schäbig geworden und entspricht jetzt so ungefähr dem Inhalt" (As an affectionate reminder of your Wittgenstein. The cover has become a bit shabby on the trip and now more or less matches the content). Ludwig Wittgenstein, then aged 25, enlisted for military service on 7 August 1914, and served variously in an artillery workshop (1914), an artillery repair platoon (1915), and as part of a howitzer regiment (1916?-17). In 1918, he was sent to the southern front, where at the end of the year he was taken prisoner by the Italians. "In January [1919] he is transferred to a POW camp at Cassino. On the way there he makes friends with the sculptor Michael Drobil and two schoolteachers, Ludwig Hänsel and Franz Parak. With the completion of the Abhandlung (the German manuscript, published in English as Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus), Wittgenstein experiences for himself what it means to lose one's vocation, since he believes that he has now exhausted the possibilities for his work on philosophy. He therefore decides, no doubt influenced by his new friends, to become a teacher on his release from captivity" (Wiener Ausgabe, Introduction, 1993, p. 22). Wittgenstein first met Ludwig Hänsel in October 1918 in Prisoner of War camp at Como. "Wittgenstein got to know Hänsel after attending a class on logic that Hänsel was giving to prisoners who hoped upon release to train as teachers. This led to regular discussions between them, during which Wittgenstein led Hänsel through the elements of symbolic logic and explained the ideas of the Tractatus to him. They also read Kant's Critique of Pure Reason together" (Monk, Ludwig Wittgenstein, The Duty of Genius, p. 158). Only three years Wittgenstein's senior, Ludwig Hänsel (1886?-1959) was born in Hallein, Austria, and studied German, French and philosophy at Graz before becoming a teacher in 1913. Like Wittgenstein, he signed up in 1914 and (like Wittgenstein) served in Poland, Galicia, and Italy. During the time spent together as prisoners, Hänsel and Wittgenstein often discussed philosophy. They read Kant's Critique of Pure Reason and Augustine's Confessions together, and the works of Dostoevsky (see Monk, p. 158). Wittgenstein introduced Hänsel to modern logic, and allowed Hänsel to read the Abhandlung. Their correspondence began immediately after the War (the first letter from Wittgenstein dates from September 1919) and lasted until Wittgenstein's death in 1951. Hänsel was one of Wittgenstein's closest friends in those postwar years, providing encouragement and support to Wittgenstein the trainee teacher and acting as a mediator between Wittgenstein and his family, from whom he had then distanced himself. They saw each other often, discussing educational matters, but also philosophy. "As a learned Hofrat Direktor, Hänsel maintained a keen interest in the subject, and in his lifetime published some twenty articles on philosophical subjects (mostly ethics)'"(ibid., p. 189). When Wittgenstein took up his first teaching post, Hänsel continued his role as support and sounding board; he visited Wittgenstein regularly and supplied him with reading books for his pupils. It was Hänsel who encouraged Wittgenstein to publish his Wörterbuch für Volksschulen (1926), aside from the Tractatus, the only other book to appear in his lifetime. It was no doubt on one of these visits that Wittgenstein presented his friend with the book; a remarkable copy, the only signed example we have encountered in over thirty years, warmly inscribed by Wittgenstein.

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      London, England: Chapman & Hall, 1922. stiff paper wrappers. folio. stiff paper wrappers. 47+(1); 39+(1); 39+(1); 39+(1) pages. 4 Volumes. Union List 2, 1742. The first four issues of this quarterly artistic and literary periodical. Advertisements at front and following text in some issues. With literary contributions from numerous contemporary persons of letters. Numerous woodcut and auto-lithograph illustrations, including works by V. Voight Alastair, Robert Gibbings, Jack B. Yeats, and others. Each issue also includes book reviews. Prospectus laid in Vol. 1, No. 1. Advertisement laid in Vol. 1, No. 3. Covers rubbed at spine and around edges, and lightly soiled. Text clean. Overall in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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      S. Fischer, Berlin 1922 - Thin octavo (5-3/4" x 8-3/4") bound in the publisher's heavy brown wraps with black lettering on the front cover and a later cloth tape hand-lettered spine; [1-8], 9-146, [-147], [1, blank], [2, publisher's ads]. The true First Edition with the text in German of one of this Nobel Prize winner's two famous and important novels, the other being of course STEPPENWOLF. This copy is SIGNED in ink by the author with a brief inscription on the front endpaper. Hesse based this book on the early life of Gautama Buddha. The story of a son rebelling against his father's teaching and traditions and eventually finding true enlightenment resonated with those maturing in the 1960s and 1970s making this title something of a cult classic. It was made into a beautiful film in 1972 by Conrad Rooks. George Goetz was a Danish Jew living in Sweden because of persecution. He maintained a correspondence with Hesse, only recently discovered, from 1939 to 1951. Their letters discussed everything from the trivial to Hesse's work and its place in Nazi Germany. One common point of interest was the German-Jewish philosopher Constantin Brunner (Goetz would later become President of International Constantin Brunner Institute.). This book as well as several other titles inscribed to Goetz were discovered with the letters and is now being offered for public sale for the first time. Owner name of George Goetz dated 1939 on the front endpaper well above Hesse's inscription with a small stain at the bottom corner well below Hesse's inscription. A few marginal pencil notations, likely by Goetz. Some aging to the paper but at least Very Good and very scarce when signed [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Der Sturm. Monatsschrift. Dreizehnter Jahrgang. Zehntes Heft

      Der Sturm (C. Basista & Co.) (October 1922), (Berlin) - First edition. In original illustrated red wrappers. 141-156 p. Cover and a full page linocut illustration by Josef Peeters, with mounted coloured illustration by Marc Chagall, and a full page linocut by Hans Mattis Teutsch. With a long article by Lothar Schreyer, and poems by Tristan Tzara and others. Artistically restored. In fine condition. In original illustrated red wrappers [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Don Rodriguez: Chronicles of Shadow Valley

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1922. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Dunsany, Lord (Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron Dunsany). First American edition, trade state. This copy was a gift from H. P. Lovecraft to his future wife Sonia H. Greene and is inscribed in ink on the front free endpaper: "To Sonia H. Greene from [signed] H.P. Lovecraft. Christmas, 1922." Lovecraft and Greene married on March 3, 1924. Much has been written about this very unlikely marriage which lasted some two years. Dust jacket has a hole in its spine, spine of dust jacket darkened, dust jacket starting to split along edge of spine and back cover, dust jacket shows edge chipping and dust soiling, top and bottom of book's spine shows a little wear, back hinge starting but sound, otherwise very good in dust jacket. A very important and unique Lovecraft item..

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        The Worst Journey in the World Antarctic 1910-1913

      New York:: Doran,. 1922.. First American edition. The 1st American edition, published the same year as the 1st UK edition, printed in the UK but without the 10 panoramic plates. A classic of Antarctic literature, it is an account of Scott's last Antarctic Expedition from 1910-13. Hearing of Scott's proposed 2nd expedition, Cherry-Garrard volunteered his services to Dr. Wilson, whom he had met previously. "In an expedition every member of which was a specialist, he was accepted by Scott on Wilson's recommendation alone & duly enlisted as 'assistant zoologist". Yet from the outset, despite his youth and inexperience, he won the affectionate regard of his more seasoned comrades, and before the close of the expedition had more sledge-journeys to his credit than any other surviving member... Cherry-Garrard was warmly commended by Scott for his efficiency and unselfishness as a sledger and tent-mate. In the comparative comfort of life at base, he edited the South Polar Times... Wilson chose Bowers and Cherry-Garrard -- 'the pick of the sledging element' (Scott) -- as his companions for a Winter Journey in 1911 to the rookery of the Emperor Penguin at Cape Crozier, an exploit which is still without parallel in the annals of polar exploration. On their return 5 weeks later, Scott described their journey as 'the hardest that has ever been made' -- a phrase which later suggested to Cherry- Garrard the title of his narrative. The book is widely regarded as the most readable of all the Antarctic literature. Oddly, not in Spence (see Spence 277 for 1st UK). 2 vols. 8vo, lxiv, 300 pp (4), 30 ills & 4 maps (&) 301-585 pp, 28 ills & 1 map. Original linen spine & gray papered boards, title label on spine. Very tight and clean copies, with a couple of minor marks on the spines, spine labels cracked, slightly rubbed at extremes. Very small neat owner signature, R. L. Langenheim Jr. inside front boards.

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

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1922., 39. Short stories. First Edition, First Pinting. Crown octavo, pp.318. Publisher's blind-stamped dark green cloth lettered in gilt to spine, fore-edge untrimmed. Internally clean, no bookplates or inscriptions. Gilt a touch rubbed, small bump and bubbling to cloth. Remains a near fine copy, lacking the scarce jacket. Brucolli, A9.i.a.

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        Das Leben und die ganz ungemeinen Begebenheiten des weltberühmten Engelländers Robinson Crusoe Mit 31 Steinzeichnungen von Richard Janthur

      Leipzig, Insel-Verlag, 1922. Hard Cover. 104 TextS. Mit 31 farb. lithograph. Taf. 4to (ca. 31 x 24 cm). OGanzPgt. mit durchzog. PgtBünden, schwarzer VDeckel-Illustr. u. Kopfgoldschnitt. [The life and strange surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe, dt.]. - Sarkowski 363 A; Rodenberg S. 350. - Eines von 800 Exemplaren. - Zu dem Maler u. Graphiker R. Janthur (1883-1956) siehe NDB 10, S. 346 f. - Einband angestaubt u. mit wenigen Fleckchen; sonst gutes Exemplar.

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