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        Taras Bulba. Mit 30 Holzschnitten von Karl Rössing.

      München, Rikola-Verlag, 1922.. 1. Auflage 148 (1) Seiten mit 30 teils ganzseitigen Originalholzschnitten von Karl Rössing. Gr.-8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Halbpergament mit Pergamentecken und Kopfgoldschnitt,. Einband bezogen mit farbig gemusterten handgemachten Leimpapier, die Vorsätze mit Kassettenmuster Rössings in schwarz / weiß, Exemplar der Vorzugsausgabe, dazu heißt es im Impressum: " Dieses Buch wurde gesetzt und gedruckt in der Offizin von E. Haberland zu Leipzig. Die Satzanordnung und Druckaufsicht führte F.H. Ehmcke. 150 numerierte Exemplare auf besserem Papier wurden vom Künstler signiert und in Halbpergament gebunden von der Buchbinderei J.F. Bösenberg zu Leipzig. Dies ist die Nummer 112, die Übertragung ist von Rudolf Kaßner (1873 - 1959 ) EA (Kassner); W/G II,30 , von Karl Rössing (1897-1987) im Impressum signiert, sehr sauberes und frisches , nahezu tadelloses Exemplar, nur das Kalbspergament am Rückdeckel mit wenigen unscheinbaren Fleckchen, Eichhorn / Mair 1.10.1; Lang/Expressionistische Buchillustration 289; Schauer II,112;

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        Porträt; 169 Seiten mit zahlreichen Illustrationen und Abbildungen von Werken des Künstler, sowie eines Werksverzeichnisses in russischer und französischer Sprache im Anhang;

      . originaler flexibler Pappband (ca.30x23cm) Reprint der Originalausgabe des Jahres 1922 durch Strathcona Publishing Co. Royal Oak um 1977. Das sehr seltene Expemplar gut erhalten..

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        Solitudes.

      . Paris: Georges Cres 1922. With portrait of the author by Paul Emile Becat, engraved by G. Aubert. 252 pp. Limited to 1970 copies. Bound in half morocco with orig. wrappers preserved, uncut. * Copy no. 1033 of 1760 on papier des manufactures de Rives..

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        The Ashley Library [With ALS from Wise to Owner]

      London: 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.

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        Der Verbrecher aus Verlorener Ehre. Eine wahre Geschichte.

      . Hrsg. von Carl Georg von Maassen. Gedruckt auf der Handpresse. München: Verlag der Bremer Presse 1922. 32 pp. Limited to 400 copies. Publisher's boards with paperlabel on frontboard. * Copy no. 119..

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        THAMAR KARSAVINA.

      Beaumont, London 1922 - Prima edizione. Testo inglese. Traduzione dal russo di H.De Vere Beauclerk e Nadia Evrenov. A cura di Cyril W.Beaumont. Cm.32x20,7. Pg.(8),152. Legatura originale in mz.tela, con coperta decorata. Esemplare in barbe. Con 15 illustrazioni in fototipia nel testo e 17 tavole illustrate fuori testo, da dipinti o sculture di Glyn Philpot, V.Seroff, Claude Lovat Fraser, Soudbinin, Randolph Schwabe, Natalie Gontcharova, L.Kainer, Adrian P.Allinson. Nove di queste tavole sono dipinte a colori a mano da Claude Lovat Fraser, cui si devono anche le decorazioni che arricchiscono il testo. Tiratura limitata di 350 esemplari numerati, esemplare n°139. Bellissimo, assai raro volume illustrato sulla celebre ballerina russa (Pietroburgo, 1885-1978). Di squisita fattura le tavole fuori testo, con relativa coloratura a mano. 1250 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gullivers Reise ins Land der Riesen. Eine Reise nach Brobdingnag. Nach dem Englischen des Jonathan Swift. Mit fünfundzwanzig Originallithographien von Lovis Corinth.

      Berlin, Propyläen Verlag, 1922.. Einmalige Auflage von 400 numerierten Exemplaren 75 (4) Seiten auf Jaoan Bütten Fol., gebundene Ausgabe, Roter Original-Maroquineinband mit Hmaroquinecken, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Kopfgoldschnitt im privaten Schuber.. Diese Werk wurde im Jahre 1922 vom Propyläen Verlag zu Berlin in einer einmaligen numerierten Auflage von 400 Exemplaren hergestellt. Den Druck des Textes besorgten Gebr. Mann, Berlin, die Lithographien wurden von Hermann Birkholz, Berlin, auf der Handpresse abgezogen. Die Einbände wurden nach Entwürfen von Hugo Steiner-Prag gefertigt. Den Nummern 1 bis 25 sind die sämtlichen Lithos in signierten Drucken auf Japan und eine signierte Radierung auf Japan beigegeben. Die Nummern 26 bis 200 sind beim Druckvermerk signiert und enthalten die signierte Radierung auf Kaiserlich Japan. Die Nummern 201 bis 400 sind im Druckvermerk signiert. Dieses Exemplar trägt due Nummer 193. Lovis Corinth (* 21. Juli 1858 in Tapiau/Ostpreußen - + 17. Juli 1925 in Zandvoort/ Niederlande; eigentlich Franz Heinrich Louis Corinth) war ein berühmter deutscher Maler. Neben Max Liebermann, Lesser Ury und Max Slevogt zählt er zu den wichtigsten und einflussreichsten Vertretern des deutschen Impressionismus. Allerdings werden vor allem seine späten Werke häufig als eine Synthese aus impressionistischem und expressionistischem Schaffen angesehen. (wikipedia) Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an info@signiertebuecher.de.

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        Ilseino srdce. Lyricka komedie o trech jednanich. Klavirni vytah skladateluv

      Prag - Paris - London: Hudebni matice Umelecke Besedy - Max Eschig, J. W. Chester 1922 - OBrosch., 314 S., 4°. Deutsch-französischer Begleittext. Umschlag: Linolschnitt von J. Capek. Umschlag auf Rändern gering eingerissen. Lagen noch nicht beschnitten, sonst fast intakter Zustand. sehr guter Zustand. Sehr selten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: cs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vie de Rossini suivie des notes d'un dilettante.

      . Texte etabli et annote avec Preface et Avant-Propos par Henry Prunieres. 2 vols. Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honore Champion 1922. With portrait. Limited to 1235 copies. Bound uncut with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice contemporary halfleather, spines richly gilt. * Oeuvers Completes, publiees sous la direction de Paul Arbelet et Edouard Champion.<br>Copy no. 185 of 1100 on velin pur fil des Papeteries Lafuma, de Voiron..

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        The Game, 1922. Together with The Obedience of Authority

      Ditchling, Sussex: St. Dominic's Press, 1922. Octavo. 118pp. Twelve bound issues comprising Volume V of this monthly periodical, from January through Devember 1922. According to Taylor & Sewell, The Game was originally issued as unbound parts, each in an edition of about 200 copies. Bound sets of several of the volumes were issued at a later date. Each issue is illustrated with a wood engraving by David Jones to the front cover. Bound in quarter cloth and grey-brown handmade paper, and in the original dust wrapper bearing the title, year, and a small woodcut device. Dust wrapper shows only the slightest dampstaining to the bottom edge of the front panel, else very fine. Together with The Obedience of Authority by Fr. Vincent McNabb, O. P., an offprint from The Game. The text and pagination is exactly the same as the May 1922 issue. The only variation is on the front cover, which bears the same wood engraving but different text. A very rare item, bound in sewn self-wrappers.

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        Ramuntcho -

      L. Carteret 1922 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4 212 pp. Sous étui et chemise cartonnés. Chemise marron rempliée avec titre en rouge. Intérieur parfait. Avec 26 compositions originales de Jacques CAMOREYT gravées en couleurs au repérage. Très bon état. TIRAGE LIMITE à 200 exemplaires numérotés sur papier vélin du Marais.

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        Gesammelte Werke in zwölf Bänden.

      Berlin, S. Fischer Verlag, 1922.. 1. Auflage in Band 1 ein Porträt Hauptmanns nach einer Radierung von Max Liebermann als Frontispiz, XVI, 4906 S., 4 Bl., 8°, Halbpergament mit goldgeprägter Rückengestaltung und Rückenschildern sowie zweifarbig gestreiften Bezugspapier nach Einbandentwurf von E.R. Weiß. auf Bänden kleineren Beschabungen des Bezugspapiers, die Einbände minimal bestossen und die Kanten berieben, auf dem Vorsatz Signatur des Vorbesitzers, ansonsten die Bände tadellos und sauber, Druck in einer numerierten Ausgabe bei W. Drugulin auf Velin in 2000 Exemplaren, davon 400 in Band 12 von Gerhart Hauptmann signiert und in Band 1 eine Original-.Radierung von Max Liebermann und von diesem signiert, dies ein Exemplar der Vorzugsausgabe von 400 Exemplaren, hier die Nr. 327, EA WG² 56, frisches und wohlerhaltenes Exemplar der wohl schönsten Werkausgabe Gerhart Hauptmanns. Gerhart Johann Robert Hauptmann (* 15. November 1862 in Ober Salzbrunn in Schlesien; + 6. Juni 1946 in Agnetendorf/Agnieszkow in Schlesien) war ein deutscher Dramatiker und Schriftsteller. Er gilt als der bedeutendste deutsche Vertreter des Naturalismus, hat aber auch andere Stilrichtungen in sein Schaffen integriert. 1912 erhielt Hauptmann den Nobelpreis für Literatur. Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an info@signiertebuecher.de.

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        Idyls of Theocritus, Bion & Moschus, The

      1922.Illustrated by Russell Flint[FLINT, W. Russell, illustrator]. The Idyls of Theocritus [and] The Idyls of Bion & Moschus. Rendered into English Prose by Andrew Lang. Illustrated after Drawings by W. Russell Flint. London: The Medici Society, 1922. One of 500 copies on handmade Riccardi paper (this copy being No. 225), out of a total edition of 512 copies.Two quarto volumes (10 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches; 267 x 198 mm.). xxxv, [1, blank], 92, [1, colophon], [1, blank], [1, printer&#146;s device], [5, blank]; xi, [1, blank], 28, [1, colophon], [1, blank], [1, printer&#146;s device], [5, blank] pp. Twenty mounted color plates (including frontispieces), after watercolor drawings by W. Russell Flint. Descriptive tissue guards printed in red. Title-pages printed in black and green, with lettering designed by Edith M. Engall and ornament by W. Russell Flint. Second Series: Scriptorum Classicorum Bibliotheca Riccardiana.Original quarter natural linen over pale blue boards. Printed paper labels on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Original blue silk page ribbons. Original gray printed dust jackets, spines of jackets a little sunned, but still an exceptionally fine set. With the bookplate of the collector Brian Stilwell on each front paste-down.&#147;Theocritus (first half of the third century BC), Hellenistic Greek poet, the originator of pastoral or bucolic poetry&#133;His extant poems, generically known as Idylls, and mostly in the hexameter metre, include court poems, mythological poems, and epigrams, but his fame stems from the seven or so poems which were primarily bucolic. These were to have a strong influence on Virgil (in the Eclogues) and through him on later European literature&#133;The first Idyll contains the beautiful lament for Daphnis, a dirge imitated in the Adonis of Bion and in the Bion attributed to Moschus, and the prototype of later pastoral elegies, Milton&#146;s Lycidas, Shelley&#146;s Adonais, and Matthew Arnold&#146;s Thyrsis&#148; (The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature).Bion &#147;of Smyrna, the last Greek pastoral poet known to us by name; he lived at the end of the second century BC, and is generally linked with the pastoral poet Moschus. Virtually nothing is known of his life; according to the anonymous Lament for Bion (attributed to Moschus), he lived in Sicily and died by poisoning. He wrote in hexameters in the (literary) Doric dialect, and seventeen fragments of his poems (some may even be complete) survive. Since the Renaissance he has been credited with the Lament for Adonis&#133;The pastoral element in his work is slight, most of the poems being playfully erotic&#148; (The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature). &#147;Moschus (flourished c.150 BC), Greek poet of Syracuse whose extant poems include five hexameter pieces, one of which is bucolic (comparing the pleasures of the countryman with the hard lot of the fisherman), and an epigram on Eros as a ploughman; there are also an epyllion Europa in 166 hexameters on the rape of Europa by Zeus, and the Megara, a hexameter dialogue between Heracles&#146; wife (who gave her name to the poem) and his mother Alcmena, who bewail their misfortunes caused by Heracles&#39; long absence. Also attributed to Moschus, but improbably since Bion (2) lived at least a generation after him, is the beautiful (bucolic) Lament for Bion&#148; (The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature). Ransom, Private Presses, p. 395, no. 8. Tomkinson, p. 149, no. 8.

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        Lederstrumpf Erzählungen in der ursprünglichen Form: Der Wildtöter / Der letzte Mohikaner / Der Pfadfinder / Der Ansiedler / Die Prärie, 5 Bände (= alles), Buchschmuck und Bilder von Max Slevogt, übersetzt und bearbeitet von K. Federn

      Berlin, Neufeld & Henius, 1922,. num. Vorzugsausgabe in einer Auflage von nur 150 Ex. (hier die No. 62), 4°, 217 S. / 219 S. / 221 S. / 218 S. / 198 S. auf van geldern-Bütten mit insg. 40 ganzseitigen s/w-Illustr. auf dickerer Pappe nach Lithographien sowie schönem Buchschmuck im Text von Max Slevogt, Kopfgoldschnitt, original Ganzpergament-Einbände mit goldenen Deckelillustr. (Indianerkopf) und rotem Lederrückenschild mit goldener Rückenbeschriftung und -verzierung (Einbandgestaltung: Lucian Zabel), sehr schöne, saubere und wunderbar dekorative Exemplare (RG-1)

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        Mozarts Faschingsoper. Künstlerische Ausstattung von Franz von Bayros.

      Leipzig : L. Staackmann, 1922.. 166 S. mit 6 ganzseitigen, montierten photo-lithograhischen Vollbildern in zehnfarbigem Offsetdruck, gr. 8°, gebunden, Orig.-Ganzleder mit goldgeprägter Deckelvignette und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf rotem Rückenschild, Kopfgoldschnitt;. Erste Ausgabe Wilpert/Gühring², 38. Eins von 50 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe in Ganzleder, hier die Nummer 16 (insgesamt 1150 Exemplare). Den Einband fertigte die Großbuchbinderei von E. A. Enders. Gedruckt auf echtem van Geldern-Bütten, die Bilder auf echt Kaiserlich Japanpapier abgezogen und vom Künstler signiert. Der Band im Druckvermerk vom Autor signiert. // Zustand: Der Lederrücken etwas aufgehellt, die Vorsatzpapiere am Rand leicht gebräunt, ansonsten sehr gutes Exemplar. /vitrine

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        LETTERA AUTOGRAFA FIRMATA 2 pp., (mm. 134x215), datata (dal timbro postale) Gunsbach 4.5.1922, diretta a "Monsieur M.G.W. Sharo" ad Huddersfield, di 17 righe; in busta con indirizzo.

      (1922).. Bella lettera. Ha ricevuto dal corrispondente una missiva piena di humour e ne è lieto. "Votre bonne hemeur m'a fait du bien dans ma fatigue..". Ed anche Schweitzer vuol far sfoggio del suo spirito "En vous écrivant j'emploierai toujours autant que possible des verbes irréguliers, pourque vous me compreniez plus facilement. Moi aussi j'aime beaucoup l'humour, car en Afrique que deviendrais-je sans cela.. Mais quand je serai obligé, seul en Afrique, d'etre en meme temps médecin et constructeur de mon Hopital, que les termites ont mangé, alors peut etre quelque fois mon humour faiblera. Je compte alors sur vous..". Ben conservata.

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        The Forsyte Saga

      London: William Heinemann. 1922. First. First complete edition, first state. Dedication leaf, and chart folding to the right. Armorial bookplate on the front pastedown, small tears at the edges of the fold-out genealogical chart, and small stain to interior page with some offsetting, else near fine in very good dustwrapper with shallow chipping at the crown and professional strengthening at the internal folds. Embossed "Presentation Copy" stamp on the title-page. .

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        Den hollandske Udstilling i Köbenhavn 1922.

      . Farvelitograferet plakat. Kbhvn.: Chr. Cato 1922. 85 x 61 cm. Överste venstre hjörne let beskadiget. * Med hollandsk traeskopige, vindmöller og tulipaner..

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        Les Sculptures Chames au Musée du Tourane

      Paris & Brussels, Librarie Nationale d'Art et d'Histoire, , 1922. Folio. Near contemporary sheep-backed patterned paper boards, wraps bound in. Map frontispiece and 30 photogravure plates. Light browning, spine scuffed and splitting at the head, boards spotted, but overall very good. First Edition. Volume IV in the "Ars Asiatica" series published under the aegis of L'École Française d'Extrème-Orient. A trained architect and one of the founding fathers of the EFEO school of archaeology, Parmentier's work on Cham culture and later at Angkor were key in the interpretation of the early civilizations of Indochina.

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        Logisch-philosophische abhandlung.Leipzig: Verlag Unesma, 1921.

      Exceedingly rare first edition, and a remarkably fine copy, of the book later published as the <i>Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus</i> (1922) - arguably the most important philosophical work of the twentieth century, and the only book by Wittgenstein published in his lifetime. "The <i>Tractatus</i> is a comprehensive work of extreme originality" (<i>Encyclopedia of Philosophy</i>, Vol. 8, p. 329). Only two copies have appeared at auction since 1975.<br/><br/> Following engineering studies at Linz, Berlin and Manchester, "Wittgenstein's interest began to shift to pure mathematics and then to the philosophical foundations of mathematics. He chanced upon Bertrand Russell's <i>Principles of Mathematics</i> and was greatly excited by it. He decided to give up engineering and to study with Russell at Cambridge. At the beginning of 1912 he was admitted to Trinity College, where he remained for the three terms of 1912 and the first two terms of 1913. Under Russell's supervision he applied himself intensively to logical studies and made astonishing progress. Soon he was engaged in the research that culminated in the logical ideas of the <i>Tractatus</i> (<i>ibid</i>., p. 327). <br/><br/> "When war broke out Wittgenstein entered the Austrian army as a volunteer ... During these years he continued to work at his book, writing down his philosophical thoughts in notebooks that he carried with him in his rucksack. He completed the book in August 1918" (<i>ibid</i>., p. 328). "Upon the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian army in November 1918, he was taken prisoner by the Italians. It was not until August of the following year that he could return to Austria. During the major part of his captivity, he was in a prison camp near Monte Cassino in south Italy. When Wittgenstein was captured he had in his rucksack the manuscript of his <i>Logisch-philosophische Abhandlung</i> ... While still in captivity he got in touch with Russell by letter and was able to send the manuscript to him, thanks to the aid of one of his friends of the Cambridge years, Keynes. He also sent Frege a copy' (G.H. von Wright, 'Ludwig Wittgenstein, A Biographical Sketch', <i>The Philosophical Review</i>, Vol. 64, No. 4, pp. 527-545). <br/><br/> After his return to Vienna, in August 1919, Wittgenstein immediately started trying to find a publisher, but his attempts were repeatedly frustrated until Russell offered to write an introduction to the work as an incentive to reassure publishers wary of the work's potential profitability. The following May "Wittgenstein wrote to Russell that the introduction contained much misunderstanding. In 1921 Russell persuaded the editor C.K. Ogden to publish an English translation in the Kegan Paul series <i>The International Library of Psychology, Philosophy and Scientific Method</i>; in tandem with Russell, his friend Dorothy Wrinch was independently searching for a publisher. Following a rejection from the Cambridge University Press, she contacted three German journals, including Wilhelm Ostwald's <i>Annalen der Naturphilosophie</i>. The only acceptance she received was from Ostwald, who replied to Wrinch that he would publish the work because of Russell's introduction (which appears in German on pp. 186-198 of the present copy); as Ostwald wrote to Wrinch, 'in any other case I should have declined to accept the article' (R. Monk, <i>Ludwig Wittgenstein, the Duty of Genius</i> (1990), p. 203). <br/><br/> Wittgenstein (who never saw proofs of the work) evidently foresaw problems prior to publication, as his letter to Russell of 28 November 1921 makes clear: 'Wenn auch Ostwald ein Erzscharlatan ist! Wenn er es nur nicht verstummelt! Liest Du die korrekturen? Dann bitte sei so lieb und gib acht, dass er es genau so druckt, wie es bei mir steht. Ich traue dem Ostwald zu, dass er die Arbeit nach seinem Geschmack, etwa nach seiner blodsinnigen Orthographie, verandert' (B. McGuiness & G.H. von Wright (eds.), <i>Ludwig Wittgenstein: Cambridge Letters</i> (1996), p. 172). When the book finally appeared, his fears were fully justified. The text that appeared in <i>Annalen der Naturphilosophie</i> was riddled with errors; Wittgenstein had used the symbols available on a normal typewriter in place of those employed in Russellian logic, and Ostwald had simply them set as type - rather than substituting the correct symbols - and Russell 'evidently had little time to read the proofs carefully, and in any case the book had already gone to print before he had received them' (Monk, <i>op. cit</i>., p. 204). Wittgenstein was infuriated by the crassness of the errors introduced by Ostwald, exclaiming in a letter to Paul Engelmann that 'Diesen Druck betrachte ich aber als Raubdruck, er ist voller Fehler' (B.F. McGuiness, T. Nyberg & G.H. von Wright (eds.), <i>Prototractatus</i> (1971), p. 28). <br/><br/> Ostwald did not send Wittgenstein any copies of the work when it was published, and when Wittgenstein heard from Russell that the issue of the journal was in print he had to resort to asking Ludwig Hansel to search the bookshops of Vienna for a copy. The search was unsuccessful, and Wittgenstein did not see a copy until C.K. Ogden sent him one in April 1922. <br/><br/> "Ostwald had published it under Wittgenstein's German title ... Russell had suggested 'Philosophical Logic' as an alternative, while G.E. Moore - in a conscious echo of Spinoza's <i>Tractatus Theologico-Politicus</i> - had put forward "Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus" as "obvious and ideal". It was not, of course, a title that would reassure the public of the book's accessibility ... The matter was settled by Wittgenstein: "I think the Latin one is better than the present title", he told Ogden" (Monk, <i>op. cit</i>., p. 206). <br/><br/> One interesting aspect of the present volume is the appearance of the truth-tables on pp. 224 and 225; 'the truth-table is Wittgenstein's only formal device to have found its way into logic books' (H.-J. Glock, <i>A Wittgenstein Dictionary</i> (1996), p. 68), and this is the first use of them by Wittgenstein in print. <br/><br/> For a sketch of the contents of the work see <i>Encyclopedia of Philosophy</i>, Vol. 8, pp. 329-334.. In: Annalen der Naturphilosophie, XIV Band, 3/4 Heft. 8vo, pp. [185]-308, [4], woodcut diagrams and letterpress truth-tables. Original orange printed wrappers, almost completely unopened, virtually pristine, housed in a protective cloth folder

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        Om Atomernes Bygning.

      . Foredrag holdt i Stockholm d. 11. December 1922 i Anledning af Forfatterens Modtagelse af Nobelprisen for Fysik for Aaret 1922. Kbhvn. 1923. Illustr. 44 + [4] s. Ubeskaret i det orig. omslag. * Reprint from "Fysisk Tidskrift". DSB II,239. Roller & Goodman 14123..

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        Les Trois Mousquetaires.

      . Oeuvres. 2 vols. Paris: L. Conard 1922. Illustr. by Fred-Money, engraved in wood by Victor Dutertre. IV + 482; 476 pp. Bound uncut with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice contemporary halfleather. Spines a little faded..

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        Zerstreuung von Röntgenstrahlen und Quantentheorie.Leipzig: S. Hirzel, 1923.

      First printing of Debye's independent, and virtually simultaneous, explanation of the 'Compton effect,' the proof of the existence of quanta of electromagnetic radiation, later called photons. "This discovery 'created a sensation among the physicists of the time.' There were the inevitable controversies surrounding a discovery of such major proportions. Nevertheless, the photon idea was rapidly accepted. Sommerfeld incorporated the Compton effect in his new edition of <i>Atombau und Spektrallinien</i> with the comment, 'It is probably the most important discovery which could have been made in the current state of physics'" (Pais, <i>Subtle is the Lord</i>, p. 414). Rare in unrestored original printed wrappers.<br/><br/> Arthur Holly Compton's research on X-rays had been supported by one of the first National Research Council Fellowships, and in October 1922 he published in the Council's <i>Bulletin</i> an account of his experiments. Toward the end of his paper, Compton entertains the idea of light quanta, but then dismisses it, writing: "The experiments described above, showing that the wave-length of the scattered X-ray is greater than that of the incident X-ray, present, however, a serious difficulty to this conclusion. This change in wavelength was found to receive quantitative explanation on the view that the radiation was received and emitted by each scattering electron in discrete quanta. No alternative explanation has as yet suggested itself. Nevertheless, the cogency of the argument based on interference phenomena is so great that it seems to me questionable whether the quantum interpretation is the correct one." <br/><br/> Peter Debye (1884-1966) worked first at Göttingen and later at the Swiss Federal Technical Institute in Zurich, where he created an influential centre for X-ray research which attracted students from all over the world. Together with his collaborator P. Scherrer, Debye demonstrated the enormous potential of X-rays in the determination of crystal structure and in the study of the arrangement of electrons in atoms. Early in 1923 Debye became interested in collisions between X-rays and electrons. "Peter Debye read Compton's report to the National Research Council... Debye had already considered the possibility of a change in frequency, but had never published it. He might not have thought that the experiment was worth the trouble because it would only prove what everybody, except Einstein, already thought: light quanta do not exist. But after he read Compton's paper, Debye knew what the data meant. In March, while Compton's paper was undergoing a leisurely preparation for publication, Debye's paper arrived at the office of <i>Physikalische Zeitschrift</i> ... In April, still a month before Compton's article appeared, Debye's article was published" (Bolles, <i>Einstein Defiant: Genius Versus Genius in the Quantum Revolution</i>).<br/><br/> Compton first reported his discovery on December 1 or 2, 1922, at a meeting of the American Physical Society in Chicago. The minutes of this meeting were published in <i>Physical Review</i>, Vol. 22, No. 2, February 1923 (p. 195), and this constitutes the first, albeit brief, published announcement of Compton's discovery. Compton submitted his detailed paper to the <i>Physical Review</i> on December 13, 1922, where it was published in May 1923, while Debye submitted his paper to the <i>Physikalische Zeitschrift</i> on March 14, 1923, where it was published on April 15, 1923, that is, one month <i>before</i> Compton's paper was published in the <i>Physical Review</i>. Fortunately for Compton, Arnold Sommerfeld was just then a visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin, and when he returned home to Munich he spread the word that Compton had priority in both theory and experiment. Debye himself later insisted that it should be called the Compton effect, and not the Compton-Debye effect, because, he said, the person who did most of the work should get the name. <br/><br/> Debye was awarded the 1936 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.. Pp. 161-166 in Physikalische Zeitschrift, 24. Jahrgang, No. 8, 15 April 1923. The entire issue offered here. 4to (272 x 200 mm), pp. vi, 161-184, vii-viii. Original printed wrappers, in virtually mint condition, and including a contemporary cheque for 3000 Marks made out to the publishers, presumably in payment for the book

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        The quantum theory of radiation.London: Taylor & Francis, 1924.

      First edition of this celebrated paper. Its idea of modeling atomic behaviour under incident electromagnetic radiation using 'virtual oscillators' led Born and Heisenberg to explore mathematics that strongly inspired the subsequent development of matrix mechanics. The most striking feature of this remarkable paper, "The Quantum Theory of Radiation," was the renunciation of the classical form of causality in favor of a purely statistical description. Even the distribution of energy and momentum between the radiation field and the "virtual oscillators" constituting the atomic systems was assumed to be statistical, the conservation laws being fulfilled only on the average" (DSB). Rare in original printed wrappers.<br/><br/> Following the discovery of the Compton effect late in 1922, many physicists had tried to account for the frequency shift of the scattered X-rays observed by Compton. Some found it difficult to accept Compton's explanation in terms of light quanta (photons) with definite energy and momenta. Bohr, in particular, could not accept the existence of photons, writing in his Nobel lecture in December 1922, "In spite of its heuristic value,... the hypothesis of light-quanta, which is quite irreconcilable with so-called interference phenomena, is not able to throw light on the nature of radiation." When the young American physicist John Slater arrived in Copenhagen just before Christmas 1923, and explained his new ideas on radiation theory, Bohr saw a way to explain the Compton effect without invoking light quanta. <br/><br/> "BKS begin by recalling that 'the exchange of energy and momentum between matter and radiation claims essentially discontinuous features. These have even [...] led to the introduction of light-quanta...' They abandon light-quanta in their own paper, replacing this concept by a new one 'due to Slater ... the atom, even before the process of transition between stationary states takes place is capable of communicating with distant atoms through a virtual radiation field', a field distinct from the conventional, real radiation field. This virtual field, carried by the atom in a given stationary state, was supposed to know and carry all the possible transition frequencies to lower states, one might say, to release one of these frequencies. Emission of light in an atomic transition is, BKS posited, not spontaneous but rather induced by the virtual fields 'by probability laws analogous to those which in Einstein's theory hold for induced transitions'. Accordingly, 'the atom is under no necessity of knowing what transition it is going to make ahead of time'. <br/><br/> "Does communication with a distant atom, the receipt of a light signal emitted by another atom 'even before transition takes place' not violate causality? It does. 'We abandon any attempt at a causal connection between the transition in distant atoms, and especially a direct application of the principles of conservation of energy and momentum, so characteristic of classical theories ... Not only conservation of energy ... but also conservation of momentum [reduce to] a statistical law.' Regarding Compton's results, BKS noted, correctly, that so far his experiments had only confirmed energy-momentum conservation <i>averaged</i> over many individual processes, which was not in conflict with their statistical viewpoint" (Pais, <i>Niels Bohr's Times</i>, pp. 236-7). <br/><br/> Einstein and Pauli both reacted negatively to the BKS proposal, and "the paper was hardly in print before A. H. Compton and A. W. Simon had established by direct experiment the strict conservation of energy and momentum in an individual process of interaction between atom and radiation. Nevertheless, this short-lived attempt exerted a profound influence on the course of events; what remained after its failure was the conviction that the classical mode of description of the atomic processes had to be entirely relinquished" (DSB II, p. 247). <br/><br/> The BKS paper was printed simultaneously in German as 'Über die Quantentheorie der Strahlung' in <i>Zeitschrift für Physik</i>, Bd. 24 (1924), pp. 69-87.. Pp. 785-802 in Philosophical Magazine, Sixth Series, Vol. 47, No. 281, May 1924. 8vo (221 x 145 mm), pp. [ii], 785-1056, with two plates (numbered VI and VII). Original printed wrappers, some chipping and wear to capitals and corners

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        Dubliners

      London: The Egoist Press, 1922. Original green cloth with cover title in blind, gilt title to spine. Contains the bookplate of John Quinn, an American lawyer and collector who was a patron of many literary figures including W.B. Yeats, Ezra Pound, and James Joyce. It was Quinn who purchased the manuscript of "Ulysses" from Joyce, and also successfully defended it against obscenity charges. The bookplate was designed for Quinn by Jack Butler Yeats. Also, very neatly in ink in the top corner of the front fly: "Philip Merivale / 28th April 1924 / New York City." Merivale (1886-1946) was a star of the London and Broadway stage, film actor, and screenwriter. A very good, clean, sharp copy with a very interesting provenance. . Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Octavo.

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        The Dictionary of National Biography

      London: Oxford University Press, 1922. Edited by Sir Leslie Stephen & Sir Sidney Lee. Complete in 22 volumes. From the Earliest Times to 1900. Bound in period half blue calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt lettering, full marble edges and endpapers. Calf lighly rubbed, some scuff wear, some volumes have a light white film marking. Bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate. Pages in very good clean condition throughout. a very nice clean set, in attractive period bindings.. Half-Leather. Very Good. 8vo.

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        Heberling's Basic Lettering and Elements of Composition, Color Harmony, Gilding, Embossing, Processes, Etc. As Used Commercially

      Chicago Wallbrunn, Kling & Co. 1922. 272 pages. Plate index. Paragraph index. Classified index. Over one-hundred excellent black and white plates. "The standard textbook - illustrated, pertinent, comprehensive." - from title page. Oblong 9.25" x 12.25". Small name stamps upon endpapers and title page. Above-average wear. Binding tender but intact. Above-average soiling to grey cloth-covered boards. Front board attractively decorated in yellow, green and red. A sound copy of this superb and nostalgic reference. First Edition Hardcover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Fair Heberling, W.A.

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        Les Saintes du Paradis.

      . Paris: Editions Rene Kieffer 1922. Richly illustr. in colour by Aug. Henri Thomas. Limited to 550 copies. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice contemporary halfleather richly gilt on spine. Binding signed Jakob Baden. * Copy no. 37 of 30 on 'Japon imperial' with a suite in black..

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        Zur Theorie der Lichtfortpflanzung in dispergierenden Medien

      Berlin, : Verlag der Akademie der Wissenschaften. Sonderabdruck / Offprint.. Nahezu makelloses Exemplar. / Original Brochure in Fine condition.. Sonderabdruck / Offprint. Berlin, Verlag der Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1922. 8°. Seiten 18-22. Originale Broschur. Nahezu makelloses Exemplar. / Original Brochure in Fine condition. [Sitzungsberichte der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Sitzung der physikalisch-mathematischen Klasse vom 2.Februar 1922. - III]

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        Sidelights on Relativity

      London: Methuen, 1922. [4], 56pp, [4], 8pp ads. Original publisher's pale blue cloth with gilt titling; the first state binding. Dustwrapper. A near fine copy with slight uneven fading to spine where some chipping/splitting to the dustwrapper is evident. Clean and crisp internally, but for a little occasional browning. Contemporary ink inscription of James Young, dated January 1923, to FFEP. Dustwrapper slightly darkened to spine, edges, with some pencilled ticks to the list of other relativity related titles to the rear. A translation of two lectures on Relativity given by Einstein in Europe: 'Ether and the Theory of Relativity - An Address delivered on May 5th,1920, in the University of Leyden' and 'Geometry and Experience - An expanded form of an Address to the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin on january 27th, 1921'. . First Edition. 8vo.

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        THE LONELY UNICORN

      Richards 1922 - First edition. Original blue cloth titled in black, in pictorial dustwrapper after Noel Irving. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which shows a little wear to the corners and spine ends and slight fading to the spine. Bookplate of Eric Quayle to the front pastedown and tipped in to the rear pastedown is a ALs from the author to Quayle concerning Milton Hayes. The author's second novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ulysses

      London, UK: Egoist Press, 1922. Second Printing . Soft cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Second printing overall, and first UK edition, this edition was distributed by John Rodker in Paris for the Egoist Press, and printed in a run of 2000 copies by the printer of the first edition, Maurice Darantiere at Dijon. The book was smuggled in various forms against the threat of discovery and pirated printings. At least 500 seized copies were allegedly burned by U.S. authorities. (Birmingham, 2014) This copy is No. 697 of the 2000 printed. Edges of teal wraps and text block are quite worn, with some small chips and tears. One corner chip has been repaired. Interior is clean, with a few pencil markings mostly on the often missing eight pages of errata.

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        Jahrbuch der Original-Graphik. Vierter [IV.] Jahrgang. Ausgabe A auf Echt Japan.

      Berlin: Kunstgesellschaft Wohlgemuth & Lissner, 1922.. 20 S. Einleitung mit montierten sw-Abbildungen, 10 Originalgraphiken unter Passepartout, Fol., 53 x 35 cm; Einleitung mit Seidenband, die Graphiken als lose Blatt; in Halbpergament-Flügelmappe mit Goldprägung;. Ausgabe A auf Echt Japan. Nr. 7 von 150 Exemplaren (davon nur 15 in der Ausgabe A). Mit Einleitung, diese vom Herausgeber Singer signiert. Alle Graphiken mit Bleistift nummeriert und vom Künstler signiert. Enthält folgende Graphiken: Erna Frank: "D O M"; Ernst Moritz Geyger: "Der Dukatenmacher"; Artur Henne: "Holzschlag"; Fritz Hönel: "Schlafendes Kind"; Leopold Graf Kalckreuth: "Heidehaus"; Emma Löwenstamm: "Porträt des japanischen Forschers Hideyo Noguchi vom Rockefeller Institut in New York"; Bernhard Pankok: "Die beiden Vagabunden"; Joseph Pennell, New York: "The Woolworth through the Arch"; Adolph Schinnerer: "Straße in Ottershausen"; F. A. Weinzheimer: "Hölle" /vitrine

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        One Man in His Time

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

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        (Flensburg 1870 - 1944 Aalen). Schweinestall (in Abtsgmünd?). Öl auf Holz von 1922. Unten links signiert. 27,5 x 58,5 cm. Unter alter schöner Goldleiste mit Rotpoliment gerahmt.

      1922. . Bauernhof (von der Rückseite?) am Weg mit Hühnern und Bäuerin.- Auf der Rückseite von anderer Hand bezeichnet und datiert. Aus der Sammlung Stumpp.- .

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        Storm Passage

      London: T. Fisher Unwin. (1922). First. First edition. Owner name, a little puckering to the cloth, and the spine lettering a little dull but easily readable, a nice, very good copy lacking the rare dustwrapper. Signed by the author. Very scarce. .

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        One of Ours

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1922. From the signed, limited, numbered first printing, this is number 266, signed by the author at the limitation page opposite the full title. The pages are bright saving some toning around the deckled edges and quite clean except for a very few scattered spots of foxing; no owners' marks; the quarter cloth binding leans gently to the right but remains tight; the paper boards and paper title plate at the spine show some chipping around the edges, with a pressure mark at the bottom right front corner, a small inward turn and surface scuff at the top left rear corner, and some surface creasing at the corners and right edge of the title plate; some fading is also evident along the head edges of the paper and along the right rear, and the title plate is age-toned; nonetheless, a remarkably clean and attractive book, well-preserved. 459pp.; an extra copy of the title plate is tipped in at the final endpaper.. Signed and Numbered First. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dustjacket.

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        Nr. 1-58 in 58 Heften.

      Sonneberg, 1922-70.. (23 x 16 cm). Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Original-Broschuren.. Darin enthalten überwiegend Arbeiten des international anerkannten Astronomen Cuno Hoffmeister (1892-1968), der hauptsächlich die veränderlichen Sterne erforschte, von denen er mehr als ein Viertel der heute bekannten entdeckte. Dazu gründete er in den 1920er Jahre die Sternwarte Sonneberg. - Einbände gestempelt. Hefte 1 und 2 am Rücken beschädigt, sonst gut erhalten. - Beiliegend: Inhaltsverzeichnis der ersten 40 Hefte, 4 Bll. geheftet

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        Kai Lung's Golden Hours

      London: Grant Richards,, 1922. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and pictorial design to upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Corners bumped, spine faded, lightly rubbed at the tips, light spotting to edges and occasionally to contents. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed and toned jacket with some minor nicks. First edition, first impression. Not in Hubin.

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        Kai Lung’s golden Hours

      With a preface by Hilaire Belloc. London, Grant Richards Ltd., St Martin?'s Street, 1922. Pp.[viii]+[312]; pale green rough buckram, blocked black on front cover, lettered black on spine. A couple of small fox-spots on edges; otherwise a brilliantly fine copy in a slightly frayed dust-wrapper with two long tears at points of folds repaired on back with tissue. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        Proof plate of the White Bellied & Clive Whistler from the "Birds of Australia", Alisterornis Lanioides & Timixos Olivaceus.

      Witherby & Co., London: - This is a proof plate with original hand color, COLORED by GRONVOLD, pencilled on the verso "coloured proof by myself D. H. G." and "10/-". The female & male symbols are pencilled to the right of the printed caption. In the published version, the head and shoulders of one bird are quite a bit blacker than this proof - there are black ink hatchmarks in the margin - perhaps Gronvold neglected to finish this? Also a pencilled "396" in the top right corner. Paper size 13 3/4 x 9 3/4". Ca. 1922. Mathews published his masterwork "Birds of Australia" from 1910 through 1928. In their published form, the lithographs were hand colored. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MANY MOONS: A MUSICAL COMEDY IN TWO ACTS

      COLUMBUS, OHIO SCARLET MASK / OHIO STATE PUB 1922. - VG+ WRAPS. ORIGINAL PURPLE/ORANGE PICTORIAL COVER DRAWN BY SIDNEY A WELLS (BOWDEN D2) A SCARLET MASK CLUB PRODUCTION OF OHIO STATE UNIV THERE IS SOME SLIGHT WEAR AT THE FORE-EDGE OF THE FRONT COVER AND THE BLANK REAR COVER HAS SOME LIGHT DAMP STAINING BUT IS OTHERWISE A VERY PLEASING COPY OF A THURBER RARITY PUBLISHED BY HIS ALMA MATER (OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY). FIRST EDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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