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        Ulysses.

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

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

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

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        RIMON NRS 1-6 (COMPLETE)

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

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

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

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        Les malheurs des immortels révélés par Max Ernst et Paul Eluard

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

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        LE MIE PRIGIONI

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

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        The Enormous Room

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

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        Carnwath, The Earl Of

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

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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom 

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

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

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

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        Tales of the Jazz Age.

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

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        FAIRY TALES OF PERRAULT

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

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

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

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        Dubliners

      New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1922. Very Good. First American edition, third printing. About very good copy somewhat cocked, toning and wear to the spine and moderate wear to the boards. Tony and Obie Award-winning actress Marian Seldes copy, with her Initials on the first page, possibly inherited from her father, the critic Gilbert Seldes who aided in the acceptance Ulysses his glowing 1922 review in The Nation. An astonishing collection of short stories, one of the cornerstones of modern literature, and including The Dead, basis for John Huston's final film, in itself a masterpiece.

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        114 SONGS BY CHARLES E IVES

      Redding, Conn: Published by C. E. Ives, 1922. First edition. Folio; [5], 259, [4] pp. Second issue; printed on pp. 37-39. Publisher's blue cloth, with gilt lettering. Cloth slightly soiled; chipped at spine top; lacks most of front endpaper; slightly shaken; occasional pencil marks to index; still a very good copy. Photos available upon request. Dupont.

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        Tales of Long Ago.

      London: John Murray, [1922]. FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S OWN COPY GIVEN AS A PRIZE. Octavo (18 x 12cm), pp.[ii]; [vi]; 211; [3]. Bound by Truelove and Hanson in half scarlet calf, gilt, t.e.g. With author's inscription to title page; Windlesham / Billiard / Prize / Jan 22/ 27 / A Conan Doyle [underline].Some rubbing to extremities, cheap paper toned; very good. A curious personal item; Doyle's main residence from 1907 was Windlesham in Crowborough, East Sussex, where he lived until his death in 1930; indeed he passed away in bed at home, and was buried in the grounds. Throughout his life Doyle was a sportsman extraordinary, indulging in most games and doing well; clearly billiards was a favourite pastime and a table was installed at the house where informal competitions were held. This book prize, awarded in 1927, was almost certainly one of the author's own copies in a bespoke Oxford Street binding (commercial copies were cloth-bound with jacket), plucked from the Windlesham library shelves and inscribed as required. The book is a collection of adventure stories mostly taken from 'The Last Galley' although the final entry had not appeared in a book-form edition. Green and Gibson A55.

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        ULYSSES

      Selton, Connecticut: First Edition Library. First Edition. 8mo.; VG+; housed in grey cloth clamshell casing, spine has two dark green textplates with gilt lettering; a facsimile of the original 1922 printing; no creases, markings, or damage; in excellent condition, like new; shelved case 2. Dupont.

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        My Reminiscences of East Africa.

      London: Hurst and Blackett, Ltd.,, [1922]. Octavo. Original deep purplish cloth professionally refurbished, gilt lettered spine. Portrait frontispiece, monochrome plates after Walter von Ruckteschell (von Lettow-Vorbeck's adjutant) and 22 maps. Spine slightly rolled and sunned, binding a little rubbed, light browning throughout, and some offset browning from the insertions, overall very good. Second English edition, two years after the first, which was published in the same year as the Leipzig German first. A "classic memoir by the commander of German forces in East Africa" (Edward G. Lengel, World War I Memories, 2004). A fascinating copy much enhanced by the addition of a quantity of related material, including an autograph letter and postcard signed, a portrait postcard signed, by von Lettow, two typed letters signed from Richard Meinertzhagen concerning his old antagonist. In addition, there is some penciled marginalia concerning troop sixes and dispositions. As follows: Front pastedown: signature of Robert J. Hyland, collector of East Africa Campaign material, dated 1946; mounted small newspaper clipping on occasion of LV's 90th birthday; another clipping from Illustrated London News, short death notice for LV dated Mar. 21, 1964 Front free endpaper, recto: mounted one page typed letter signed, from Richard Meinertzhagen to Hyland concerning his services in East Africa, "I know von Lettow is still alive. He is a first class man, intelligent and with great charm, a splendid soldier and was violently anti-Nazi" (dated 31, III, 1946, written employing Meinertzhagen's famous cursive typewriter). Front free endpaper, verso: one page autograph letter signed from L-V to Hyland, thanking Hyland for his letter, expressing willingness to meet when he "come(s) over to Germany", and a PS "kind regards to Dr. Paul Wolff" (dated 25-6-50). Half-title: 2 mounted clipped magazine portraits of Dr. Schnee & L-V (in campaign hat and uniform). Verso of half-title: mounted autograph postcard signed from L-V to Hyland, thanking him for a letter and telling him date when he will be at home (?1953). Verso of frontispiece portrait: mounted photo of L-V with his wife, Meinertzhagen and the latter's small son, Dan, captioned "Dan's first public appearance when General von Lettow-Vorbeck laid a wreath on the cenotaph at Whitehall 1929" (from Diary of a Black Sheep?). Recto of following blank: mounted portrait postcard of L-V in Schutztruppe uniform, signed in blue ink. Verso: mounted portrait photo of an elderly L-V in civilian clothing, seated, with massive East African Buffalo skull in lap, printed signature. Verso of title page: mounted typed letter signed from Meinertzhagen to Hyland, recalling Hyland's letters about L-V, where the latter is living, explaining that he had got L-V's pension restored, that he would be glad to meet with Hyland, that L-V "was violently anti-Hitler", and ironically that" the story of my life is already written in typescript in 60 volumes... I would make myself liable for hundreds of libel actions... there is much which I have not dared to relate as it would involve me in too many criminal prosecutions" (dated 5, II, 1950). Verso of preface: mounted one page typed letter signed from Konrad Heiden to Hyland, concerning L-V and his relationship to Hitler, " … socially and personally those people - i.e. former officers - and Nazis- used to hate each other like sin" (dated 12/12/46). Verso p.225: two mounted photos by Dobbertin (showing askaris in the field), clipped from magazines. Verso p.227: one image as above. Rear free endpaper, recto: mounted envelope addressed to Hyland containing two two-page typed letters signed from Paul M. Wolff M.D. of Dallas, Texas (envelope dated Nov. 9, 1950; earlier letter dated October 6, 1950), thanking Hyland for the letter and the greetings of his "old boss" L-V, which he had forwarded to Wolff. He tells Hyland that he will send him some of the books on East Africa that he had seen in his home, and tells him a bit about his role in Africa during WWI. The second letter (dated November 8 1950) responds to a list of ten questions Hyland had sent, in quite fascinating detail about his capture by the British. Wolff was a German medical officer on the S.S. Tabora, Deutsch-Ostafrika Lines before the outbreak of the war. He explains where he captured, interned as a POW, his treatment by the British, and much more, including details of L-V's character. Verso rear free and rear pastedown endpapers: mounted copy of articles from the Times. relating to L-V's visit to England in 1929. Loosely inserted group of bibliographic notes on books relating to the East African campaign. Lettow-Vorbeck (1870-1964) conducted one of the most extraordinary campaigns of the Great War. For four years, with a force that never exceeded about 14,000 (3,000 Germans and 11,000 Africans), he held in check a much larger force of 300,000 British, Belgian, and Portuguese troops. Essentially undefeated in the field, Lettow-Vorbeck was the only German commander to successfully invade imperial British soil during the First World War. His exploits in the campaign have been described by the American historian Edwin P. Hoyt as "the greatest single guerrilla operation in history, and the most successful" (The Germans Who Never Lost, 1968).

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

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

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        The World of Jean de Bosschère.

      (London): Fortune Press, (1922). One of 100 deluxe copies with a limited, signed color etching. Warmly inscribed by Jean de Bosschère, "with greetings of spiritual brotherhood." With a color frontispiece, twenty-one full-page plates printed in black & white and sanguine, and numerous black & white illustrations throughout. The volume opens with a letter from Paul Valéry written in response to de Bosschère's first works, which gave the young Belgian illustrator and poet the affirmation and confidence needed to pursue his career. The entire range of Jean de Bosschère's oeuvre is presented in this biography, bibliography, and tribute to the artist. Bound in quarter vellum and white cloth, gilt-titled to spine. T.e.g.

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        [Three maps:] The British Empire at Bay on the Western Front. A visualised map compiled by Albert Close [with:] Index to British War Cemeteries [with:] The Naval War Chart of the North Sea. Compiled by Albert Close.

      London: Edward Stanford, Ltd.,, 1922-23. Western Front map (folded 225 x 275 mm, unfolded 1085 x 1110 mm), coloured and illustrated, dissected into 30 panels and linen-backed,, scale 1:200,000; Cemeteries map (folded 245 x 85 mm, unfolded 960 x 725 mm); Naval map (folded 225 x 168 mm, unfolded 1330 x 990 mm), illustrated, dissected into 36 panels and linen-backed, scale 1:500,000. Housed in two later black grained card library slipcases. Neat library stamps and holograph pressmarks of Brighton Public Libraries on versos. All in remarkably good condition. A group of three very scarce, imposing and fascinating maps, the principal two covering in remarkable detail the complexities of the Great War on the Western Front and in the North Sea, compiled by the Canadian-born cartographer Albert Close. The Western Front map (dated 15 January 1923 and November 1923) – published as a companion piece to the Naval War Chart - carries the sub-title "from confidential maps used at British Headquarters in France and Belgium and from Official Despatches". Stanford's blurb explains that "this is the first map published showing the tremendous German forces massed on the whole British Front, and the actual British forces opposing them on Mar. 21st, 1918. These confidential British and German maps have been kept secret until now. Hundreds of Officers who were in various Divisions all over the Western Front have critically examined this new Map, and confirm its accuracy, especially the lines on March 21st, 1918, and Haig's perilous shortage of Reserves". Intriguingly, Close has chosen as his focus not the Allied breakthrough of August–November 1918 but the positions at 21 March, the date of the opening of "Operation Michael", the German Spring Offensive which threw the British Army into disarray. The Fifth Army, under Sir Hubert Gough, bore the shock of this attack and its "organized battle of retreat" (ODNB) is memorialised on the map ("Fifth Army bore the brunt of the mightiest assault in military history… their cemeteries of dead testify to their stubborn valour in the face of overwhelming odds"). Early and later offensives are noted, including "Foch's great counter attack July 18th 1918" at the Second Battle of the Marne. The map carries glowing press reviews and encomiums from senior British officers Sir John Davidson, Gough, and Lord Byng and includes army-level dispositions, portraits of the leading commanders, losses at various battles, memorials, quotes and illustrations of battle scenes (such as "tank smashing through a machine gun nest"). The war cemeteries maps focusses on the Ypres–Somme battles. The naval map (dated 15 March and "3rd Edition April 1922") is included in the Library of Congress online exhibition "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I". It includes a plan of the Battle of Jutland, "principal mine-fields, Zepps destroyed, position of German submarines sunk and naval battles". The Spectator review described it as "ingenious and accurate". There is little information about the cartographer Albert Close; we know that he was based in Ilford, Essex (the Western Front map was printed by Hayden of Ilford Hill). Before the Great War he specialized in charts for fishermen (Close's Orkney and Shetland Sailing Directions for Fishermen, Close's Fishermen's Pilot round the British Isles) and in 1921 Stanford published his Handy Wheel House Chart Book. He also specialized in the history of the Spanish Armada (1588) and managed to work this in to his naval map. "Albert Close… was particularly vehemently anti-Catholic, for example, England was saved by a Divine Hand and the defeat of the Armada was 'a great sermon preached to the Popish and Protestant nations'" (Eugene L. Rasor, English/British Naval History to 1815: A Guide to the Literature, 2004, p. 93). Decidedly scarce: Western Front: Copac cites copies at only three British and Irish institutional libraries (British Library, Scotland, Oxford); War Cemeteries: British Library and Imperial War Museum only (but also National Maritime Museum), not on OCLC; North Sea: not on Copac or OCLC (but we have located copies at the NMM and Library of Congress). These painstaking, densely mapped charts, were a remarkable labour of love and give an exceptional overview of the key areas of British commitment in the Great War.

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        Babbitt.

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1922.(). 8vo. 401 pp. Very Good, Blue Decorative Cloth with minimal sun-fading, minor stains, rubbing, & edge wear on boards; stains on edges of text block; some shelf wear. Provenance: John Ruyle; bookplate of previous owner inside back cover. Review by Chester Rowell tipped in on FFEP. First Edition: First State.

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        My Reminiscences of East Africa.

      London: Hurst and Blackett, Ltd., [1922] - Octavo. Original deep purplish cloth professionally refurbished, gilt lettered spine. Spine slightly rolled and sunned, binding a little rubbed, light browning throughout, and some offset browning from the insertions, overall very good. Portrait frontispiece, monochrome plates after Walter von Ruckteschell (von Lettow-Vorbeck's adjutant) and 22 maps. Second English edition, two years after the first, which was published in the same year as the Leipzig German first. A "classic memoir by the commander of German forces in East Africa" (Edward G. Lengel, World War I Memories, 2004). A fascinating copy much enhanced by the addition of a quantity of related material, including an autograph letter and postcard signed, a portrait postcard signed, by von Lettow, two typed letters signed from Richard Meinertzhagen concerning his old antagonist. In addition, there is some penciled marginalia concerning troop sixes and dispositions. As follows: Front pastedown: signature of Robert J. Hyland, collector of East Africa Campaign material, dated 1946; mounted small newspaper clipping on occasion of LV's 90th birthday; another clipping from Illustrated London News, short death notice for LV dated Mar. 21, 1964 Front free endpaper, recto: mounted one page typed letter signed, from Richard Meinertzhagen to Hyland concerning his services in East Africa, "I know von Lettow is still alive. He is a first class man, intelligent and with great charm, a splendid soldier and was violently anti-Nazi" (dated 31, III, 1946, written employing Meinertzhagen's famous cursive typewriter). Front free endpaper, verso: one page autograph letter signed from L-V to Hyland, thanking Hyland for his letter, expressing willingness to meet when he "come(s) over to Germany", and a PS "kind regards to Dr. Paul Wolff" (dated 25-6-50). Half-title: 2 mounted clipped magazine portraits of Dr. Schnee & L-V (in campaign hat and uniform). Verso of half-title: mounted autograph postcard signed from L-V to Hyland, thanking him for a letter and telling him date when he will be at home (?1953). Verso of frontispiece portrait: mounted photo of L-V with his wife, Meinertzhagen and the latter's small son, Dan, captioned "Dan's first public appearance when General von Lettow-Vorbeck laid a wreath on the cenotaph at Whitehall 1929" (from Diary of a Black Sheep?). Recto of following blank: mounted portrait postcard of L-V in Schutztruppe uniform, signed in blue ink. Verso: mounted portrait photo of an elderly L-V in civilian clothing, seated, with massive East African Buffalo skull in lap, printed signature. Verso of title page: mounted typed letter signed from Meinertzhagen to Hyland, recalling Hyland's letters about L-V, where the latter is living, explaining that he had got L-V's pension restored, that he would be glad to meet with Hyland, that L-V "was violently anti-Hitler", and ironically that" the story of my life is already written in typescript in 60 volumes. I would make myself liable for hundreds of libel actions. there is much which I have not dared to relate as it would involve me in too many criminal prosecutions" (dated 5, II, 1950). Verso of preface: mounted one page typed letter signed from Konrad Heiden to Hyland, concerning L-V and his relationship to Hitler, " socially and personally those people - i.e. former officers - and Nazis- used to hate each other like sin" (dated 12/12/46). Verso p.225: two mounted photos by Dobbertin (showing askaris in the field), clipped from magazines. Verso p.227: one image as above. Rear free endpaper, recto: mounted envelope addressed to Hyland containing two two-page typed letters signed from Paul M. Wolff M.D. of Dallas, Texas (envelope dated Nov. 9, 1950; earlier letter dated October 6, 1950), thanking Hyland for the letter and the greetings of his "old boss" L-V, which he had forwarded to Wolff. He tells Hyland that he will send him some of the books on East Africa that he had seen in his home, and tells him a bit about his role in

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        Ogni sviatogo Dominika: p'esa [The Fires of St. Dominic]

      Berlin: Knigoizdatel'stvo "Slovo", 1922. Octavo (19.5 × 14.5 cm). Original pictorial wrappers by Aleksandr Arnshtam; 58, [2] pp. About very good; occasional light soil to corners; rear wrapper somewhat creased. First edition of Russian modernist and dystopian writer Evgenii Zamyatin's play, which is set in sixteenth-century Spain during the Inquisition. Zamyatin returned to Russia shortly before the October Revolution after working abroad for many years, and he wrote numerous short stories during the following years, as well as teaching courses on Russian literature. By the early 1920s he was one of the most well-known but also controversial writers. The present work, Zamyatin's only play, was recognized by contemporaries as an allegory of the Soviet Cheka, or secret police. A short preface to the work notes that "Those who were convinced of their infallibility decided to drive all who disobeyed into their paradise by means of weapons and bonfires." Completed in 1920, the work was first published in 1922 by the Berlin émigré publishing house "Slovo" ("The Word"). A number of reviews took note of its anti-Soviet pathos and helped set off the long-running campaign against Zamyatin, who only left the Soviet Union in 1931, after personally petitioning Stalin for permission. With attractive drawn wrappers by Alexander Arnstam, a noted artist and graphic designer who had left Russia for Berlin in 1921. Savine 04597.

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        Architecture of Robert & James Adam 1758-1794 (Two Volumes)

      London: Country Life, 1922. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good None. Two volumes complete, large folio (15" X 12"). 344 and 361 pages plus 100 appendix and index pages. pale green cloth with gilt lettering and design, top edge gilt. Color frontispiece in Volume II, profusely illustrated with about 700 b&w illustrations, plans and drawings. Clean, bright set. Record # 408786

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        Men I'm Not Married To [issued dos-a-dos with] Women I'm Not Married To.

      Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1922 - Duodecimo, two titles bound dos-a-dos as issued. Original beige boards, titles and illustration in brown. With the dust jacket. Housed in a cloth slipcase. A near-fine copy, with the dust jacket bearing only tiny chips or splits to the ends and corners. First edition, first printing, a superb copy of Parker's scarce first book, inscribed by Parker, signed by Adams, and in the rare dust jacket. Men/Women I'm Not Married To was the first publication of New York satirist and poet Dorothy Parker (1893-1967), a collection of witty short stories published back-to-back with stories by Parker's fellow Algonquin Round Table co-founder, the columnist Franklin P. Adams (1881-1960). Parker's wry inscription reads, "To John Stuart Groves - this bit of a past that I thought blessedly forgotten - with best wishes from the far-from-proud author, Dorothy Parker, March, 1941". Groves was a book collector and had evidently sought out Parker with this copy of her first book, which is a considerable rarity inscribed. The Algonquin Round Table were a group of New York wits who met for daily lunches at the Algonquin Hotel for ten years from 1919 to 1929, and disseminated their wisecracks across the nation through the newspaper columns of the members. Notable figures associated with the Algonquin were Noel Coward, Edna Ferber, and Harpo Marx. We can trace no other inscribed copies of this title in auction records. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Sense and Sensibility: With an Introduction by Joseph Jacobs and Illustrations by Chris Hammond.

      London George Allen 1922 - First edition in this form, 8vo., sixty-two full page and vignette engravings by Chris Hammond, modern full navy blue morocco, maroon lettering pieces, Japanese endpapers and all edges gilt, a fine example of this highly desirable illustrated edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gullivers Reise ins Land der Riesen. Eine Reise nach Brobdingnag. Nach dem Englischen des Jonathan Swift. Mit 25 Originallithographien von Lovis Corinth.

      Berlin, Propyläen, 1922. . Nr. 156 von 175 Exemplaren der VORZUGSAUSGABE mit vorn eingebundener, von Corinth signierter Original-Radierung auf Japan und mit seiner Signatur im Druckvermerk (GA: 400). Die Lithographien wurden von Hermann Birkholz auf der Handpresse abgezogen, die Einbände nach Entwürfen von Hugo Steiner-Prag gefertigt.- Rücken im Deckelfalzbereich mit zwei winzigen Nachdunklungen, Vortitel m. wenigen Fingerfleckchen.Lesebändchen liegt lose bei. - Erfreulich gutes Exemplar

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        Japanese Fairy Tales. [The Boy Who Drew Cats, The Old Woman Who Lost Her Dumpling, Chin Chin Kobakama, The Goblin Spider, The Fountain of Youth Printed in color by hand from Japanese wood blocks.

      - With the original tissue sleeves well-preserved! N.d., but the last of the titles, "The Fountain of Youth", was issued in 1922, and so we would date the set to the early 1920s. 19.5 by 14 cm. Cloth Chemise, with bone stays or fasteners [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        ULYSSES

      Selton, Connecticut: First Edition Library. First Edition. 8mo.; VG+; housed in grey cloth clamshell casing, spine has two dark green textplates with gilt lettering; a facsimile of the original 1922 printing; no creases, markings, or damage; in excellent condition, like new; shelved case 2. Dupont.

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        The Worst Journey in The World

      London: Constable and Company Limited, , 1922. Antarctic 1910–1913. 2 volumes, octavo. Original mid-blue cloth, title gilt to spines and front covers. Coloured frontispiece with tissue-guard to each and 4 other coloured plates in all, 43 black and white plates, 10 folding panoramas, 5 maps, 4 of them folding. Bookplate and two pencil inscriptions to pastedown of volume I. Slight bumping to head and foot of spines, spines slightly faded, spine of volume I lightly rubbed, slight white marking to rear covers, endpapers browned, half-titles lightly foxed, 2 of the maps in volume II have been folded in a way that they slightly overhang the rest of the text block. A very good set. First edition of "the finest polar narrative ever written," an account of Scott's last expedition. This set in the "library" issue in blue cloth, rather than Cherry-Garrard's preferred "Polar" binding of cloth-backed boards, the present binding considered by Renard to be "in many respects the most desirable," and to be "significantly scarcer than the previous [issue]" by Rosove. "Cherry-Garrard seems an unlikely hero of Antarctic exploration, but he has achieved that status largely through this book … a young but wealthy patrician, near-sighted and frail, he paid his way onto the crew as an assistant zoologist, but performed splendidly in many harrowing situations" (Books on Ice). The "worst journey" referred to in the title is not "Scott's ill-fated rendezvous with death", but the earlier Ross Island Winter Journey, from Cape Evans to the penguin colony at Cape Crozier, with Edward Wilson and Henry "Birdie" Bowers. Both of his companions on this trip were to die on the Southern Journey with Scott, Cherry-Garrard being with the last group sent back before the final assault on the South Pole, he was also sent to rendezvous with the returning party of Scott and his four companions, and was the discoverer of the tent and their frozen bodies. The book is widely regarded as the masterpiece of polar exploration.

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        Beggar's Opera, The

      London: Daniel O'Connor, 1922. "Whore and Rogue They Call Husband And Wife: All Professions Be-Rogue One Another" In A Fine Art Deco 'Inlaid' Binding [ART DECO BINDING]. GAY, John. The Beggar's Opera. With an introduction by Oswald Doughty... twenty-eight plates in collotype and a facsimile title of the first edition. London: Daniel O'Connor, 1922. Extra-illustrated by the insertion of four early engravings mounted on card. Large octavo (10 9/16 x 7 1/4 inches; 268 x 184 mm.). xxxiv, viii, 99, 91, imprint) pp. Title pages printed in red and black, twenty-four illustrations and plates together with an additional four early engravings mounted on card. Bound in the 'Art Deco' style ca. 1922. Full brown morocco, front cover with a double-ruled gilt border enclosing gilt dots, in turn surrounding an inlaid dark green morocco frame richly decorated with gilt leaves and vines and each corner with four inlaid cream morocco flowers. In the center is a rectangular panel, double-ruled in gilt and lettered "The Beggars Opera by John Gay". Above and below this panel are gilt leaves and vines and six inlaid red morocco flowers. Lower cover with double-ruled gilt border enclosing gilt dots, enclosing two inlaid dark green morocco frames ruled in gilt. Spine with five raised bands, elaborately tooled in gilt in a floral design with four inlaid red morocco flowers. Lettered in gilt in two compartments, gilt decorated board-edges, and wide turn-ins with elaborate gilt flowers and stems. Brown watered silk liners and end-leaves, all edges gilt. With the book-plates of "HB" and "Jeffrey Stern" on verso of front free end-paper. Minimal wear to watered silk end-leaves otherwise near fine. Although unsigned, there is a small pencil notation on a front blank leaf "Designed and hand tooled by H. Brown. Forwarded by A. Warnock". We contacted Jeffrey Stern (a UK Antiquarian Bookseller) to ask if he had made the pencil note regarding H. Brown or A. Warnock - but alas it was so many years ago that he could not remember. In our opinion this binding was most certainly not done by an amateur - it has certain features which suggest the work of Alfred De Sauty who was working in London up to 1925. His London bindings were sometimes unsigned. The Beggar's Opera is a ballad opera in three acts written in 1728 by John Gay. The tale of Peachum, thief-taker and informer, conspiring to send the dashing and promiscuous highwayman Macheath to the gallows, became the theatrical sensation of the eighteenth century. In The Beggar's Opera, John Gay turned conventions of Italian opera riotously upside-down, instead using traditional popular ballads and street tunes, while also indulging in political satire at the expense of the Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole. Gay's highly original depiction of the thieves, informers, prostitutes and highwaymen thronging the slums and prisons of the corrupt London underworld proved brilliantly successful in exposing the dark side of a corrupt and jaded society. The Beggar's Opera premiered at the Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre on 29 January 1728 and ran for 62 consecutive performances, the longest run in theatre history up to that time (after 146 performances of Robert Cambert's Pomone in Paris in 1671). The work became Gay's greatest success and has been played ever since; it has been called "the most popular play of the eighteenth century." In 1920, The Beggar's Opera began an astonishing revival run of 1,463 performances at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, which was one of the longest runs in history for any piece of musical theatre at that time. John Gay (1685-1732) was an English poet and dramatist and member of the Scriblerus Club. He is best remembered for The Beggar's Opera (1728), a ballad opera. The characters, including Captain Macheath and Polly Peachum, became household names.

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        The Fortieth A Record of the 40th Battalion, AIF

      Hobart, John Vail, Government Printer, for the 40th Battalion Association, 1922. Octavo, viii, 248 pages plus a frontispiece and 12 folding maps at the rear (numbered 1-10, 10a, and 11). Red cloth with decorative lettering and an illustration printed in white ink on the front cover (with some loss to the white ink, as often); cloth lightly marked and a little scuffed (confined mainly to the rear cover); plain spine sunned; light wear to the extremities; edges and the leading margin of the last few leaves a little foxed; small stain to the top corner of all edges, bleeding very slightly into some margins at the corner tip; acidic endpapers offset; trifling signs of use; overall a very good copy. The front flyleaf is inscribed and signed by the author to Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Thomas Paterson, Commanding Officer of the 39th Battalion, and the author of that battalion's history. 'Dear Colonel Paterson, I would be honored by your acceptance of this unpretentious volume, in remembrance of the brotherhood that existed between the 39th and 40th Battalions, and also of our personal regard for yourself. Yours very sincerely, F.C. Green.' Dornbusch 314; Fielding and O'Neill, page 229; Trigellis-Smith 238.

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        Jacob's Room

      Richmond: Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1922. First edition, 1,200 copies printed. 290, 14 [ad] pp. 8vo. Original yellow cloth, cream printed paper label on spine. Pages clean and fresh, some soiling to cloth, very good plus. Without the scarce dust-jacket.Housed in a custom morocco-backed box. First edition, 1,200 copies printed. 290, 14 [ad] pp. 8vo. First edition of Woolf's breakthrough third novel, about the life of Jacob Flanders and his death in the First World War. The work was "recognized, in its stunningly mischievous ellipses and its often absent protagonist, as a new development in the art of fiction; it was hailed by friends such as T.S. Eliot ('you have freed yourself from any compromise between the traditional novel and your original gift') and attacked by, for example, John Middleton Murry for its lack of plot ... From this time onwards Woolf was regarded as one of the principal exponents of modernism" (Oxford Companion to English Literature). Kirkpatrick A6a

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        Industry Map of Los Angeles Harbor and Vicinity, Los Angeles County, CA

      San Francisco, Calif.: Southern Pacific Company, 1922, rev. 1930.(). Blueline print, 36" x 72", red and green pencil indicating switching limits. From Point Fermin to Hill Street and Loma Avenue, and Pacific Ocean to Wilmington District. Includes Long Beach Harbor, Diversion Channel, Long Beach, Thenard, San Pedro District. With Index to Industries, 220 listings indexed by number to map. Scale 1" = 800'.

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        LE MIE PRIGIONI

      SEI, 1922. ITALIANO 0,4 II edizione interamente rifusa con illustrazioni di luoghi e di persone, introduzione e commento storico di Federico Ravello, ritratto del Pellico all'antiporta, pagine brunite da fattore tempo e con fioriture sparse, con rari segni a matita ed alcuni con inchiostro nero, rilegatura in mezza pelle, con piatti cartonati e con lievi tracce d'uso, dorso con titoli d'oro ed alcune piccole abrasioni USATO

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        The Glimpses of the Moon.

      New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1922. First edition of Wharton's sweeping epic. Octavo, original blue cloth. Contemporary name to the front pastedwon, near fine in a near dust jacket with light wear and closed tears to the extremities. Uncommon in this condition. Set in the 1920s, The Glimpses of the Moon details the romantic misadventures of Nick Lansing and Susy Branch, a couple with the right connections but not much in the way of funds. They devise a shrewd bargain: they'll marry and spend a year or so sponging off their wealthy friends, honeymooning in their mansions and villas. As Susy explains, "We should really, in a way, help more than hamper each other. We both know the ropes so well; what one of us didn't see the other might -- in the way of opportunities, I mean." The other part of the plan states that if either one of them meets someone who can advance them socially, they're each free to dissolve the marriage. It was made into a silent film of the same name in 1923, but this is now lost.

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        Von verschiedenen Ebenen

      Berlin 1922 - Von verschiedenen Ebenen. Bln., F. Gurlitt, 1922. Kl.-Fol. 40 Bll., 67 Initialen und Illustrationen von A. Kubin, davon 18 ganzseitig, 4 lith. Tafeln mit Bleistift signiert. Illustr. handkolor. Ohlwd. Raabe 181: »Einmalige Vorzugsausgabe.« – Eines von 400 (ges. 500) num. Ex. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Das Recht wohnet beim Überwältiger = [Right Is with the Strongest.]

      Berlin: Malik -Verlag, 1922.(). Photolithograph from Die Raüber portfolio. Edition of 100. Impressions on paper watermarked Flinsch. 50 x 38 cm. Sheet 84 x 47 cm. Signed in pencil. Small piece missing from lower left corner. Dückers, no. M V,9. (This is the print that is reproduced on the dust jacket of the Dückers catalogue.)

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