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        The Velveteen Rabbit

      London: Heinemann, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Heinemann, 1922. First Edition, First Printing. True first printing with British edition preceding the American. Original hardcover binding with paper covered boards, lacking the dust jacket. In Good+ condition, with the spine repaired and rebacked. Scraping and exposure of paperboard to bottom corners, with lesser exposure to top corners or boards. Light soiling, scuffing, wear and light bowing to boards. Pages show a few smudges, a small tear to the edge of page 5, and a chip at the bottom of the illustration table of contents page. Rare.

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        The Case of Sir Edward Talbot

      William Heinemann London 1922 - First Edition. Very scarce Hubin listed mystery novel, the author's only intrigue title. "An atmosphere of suspense and approaching horror" of a secret cult which practices a terrible mediaeval ritual in a lonely chapel by the sea. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, modest soiling to white panels, shallow loss at top spine end and top flap corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Spruch von O.Z.Hamish. "Gruss und Heil den Herzen welche von dem Licht der Liebe erleuchtet und weder durch Hoffnungen auf einen Himmel noch durch Furcht vor einer Hölle irregeleitet werden. O.Z.Hamish." Lithographie in fünf Farben. 1921. Unten rechts in Bleistift signiert.

      . 29,5 : 23 cm auf Karton 35 : 24,8 cm.. Erschienen in: Bauhaus-Drucke Neue Europäische Graphik. 1. Mappe: Meister des Staatlichen Bauhauses in Weimar, 1922. - Eines von 100 Exemplaren auf deutschem Papier (ferner 10 Ex. auf Japan). - Die Mappe enthielt je zwei handgedruckte Arbeiten von L.Feininger, J.Itten, P.Klee, G.Marcks, G.Muche, O.Schlemmer und L.Schreyer. - A.Itten, Werkverzeichnis, Nr. 223. - Söhn, Handbuch... Band I, 101-3.

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        Pandora. Berlin, Ex Officina Serpentis 1922. 4to .50 S. Orig.-Halbleinenbd. mit Deckeltitel.

      . . Eines von 50 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf starkem Handbütten abgezogen, in denen der Untertitel und das Initial in Farben eingemalt ist. - Backe 71. - Rodenberg 115. - Schauer Bd. II,76.

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      Ex Officina Serpentis Berlin 1922. Originalhalbleinwand guter Zustand 50 S. 30 x 21 cm. Eines von 50 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf starkem Handbütten abgezogen, in denen der Untertitel und das Initial in Farben eingemalt ist.

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        Weihnacht. Vierzehn farbige Original Steinzeichnungen.

      Wien,, Burgverlag Richter & Zöllner, 1922 - 4°. Mit 14 Tafeln. 2 Textseiten. Orig.-Halbleinenband. - Das berühmte Weihnachtsbilderbuch der Klasse für Jugendkunst an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Wien, die Franz Cizek 1897, in großer Nähe zu den Wiener Secessionisten, gründete. Einband leicht randbestoßen. Sonst schönes und sauberes Exemplar. de Band:

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        Muskogee and Northeastern Oklahoma, Volumes I & II

      The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, Chicago 1922 - Including the counties of Muskogee, McIntosh, Wagoner, Cherokee, Sequoyah, Adair, Delaware, Mayes, Rogers, Washington, Nowata, Craig and Ottawa. Many b&w photos. Very good hardcover copies. Volume I has some light fraying to corners and spine ends; bit of spotting to covers. Volume II has similar fraying and a in. tear on spine head; spine slightly loose. Clean, unmarked, marble-edged pages. NOT ex-library. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Oklahoma; Inventory No: 020071. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Shirley Letters From California Mines 1851-1852

      San Francisco: Thomas C. Russell, 1922. Limited Edition - out of an edition of 450 numbered copies signed by Thomas C. Russell, this is one of only five copies printed on buff California bond-paper and in deluxe red velvet binding. Cloth. Near fine (mild fading to spine) in very good slipcase (silk fraying at edges and extremities). 8vo. (l) 350pp. 8 full-page hand colored plates (with tissue guards) by Miss Clara Van Ness, the granddaughter of James Van Ness, the mayor of San Francisco in 1855-56, as noted by the printer in his hand on colophon page. Decorative chapter headings, endings and initials in blue. Original red velvet cloth with gold-stamped ornaments of miners on front cover corners and at center rear cover; gold stamped bear on spine; gilt-lettered red leather labels on spine and front cover; all edges gilt; red silk endpapers. Red silk ribbon marker laid in. Housed in publisher's matching red velvet-covered slipcase. SIGNED by the printer with additional PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION to Florence E. Eakman, author of several one act plays and verses for children. Descriptive circular with sample pages and reviews laid in. Originally published in the Pioneer Press Magazine of 1854-55 under the pseudonym Dame Shirley, "these letters present a vivid and unexcelled picture of every-day life in the mines." - Howes. "These superlatively readable and informative letters may well be accorded first place in any gathering of notable Gold Rush Literature." - Wheat. "Her letters rightly receive such high acclaim not only for featuring a woman's viewpoint but also for recording in beautifully crafted language a realistic picture of life in the mines." - Sloan pg. 247-48. (Zamorano 80:69; Howes C427; Kurutz 133b; Graff 727).

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        30 offprints on physics, one from Emilio Segre's library, the rest from R. T. Birge's. Many with presentation inscriptions

      1922-1947. From the Libraries of Birge & Segre; Includes Eight Presentation Copies Van Vleck, John Hasbrouk (1899-1980). Collection of 30 offprints, as listed below. 8vo & 4to. V.p., 1922-47. Most in original wrappers, some lacking wrappers or without wrappers as issued; see below for detailed condition statements. Very good collection, with eight items bearing Van Vleck's presentation inscriptions; another (no. 22) has a correction in Van Vleck's hand. From the library of physicist Raymond T. Birge (1887-1980), except for no. 30, which is from the library of Nobel Laureate Emilio Segre (1905-89). First Separate Editions. Van Vleck, "the father of modern magnetism" (Weber, p. 249), received a share of the 1977 Nobel Prize for physics for his fundamental investigations of the electronic structure of magnetic systems, and his successful use of quantum mechanics to explain magnetic phenomena. This important work, most of which was performed during the 1920s and 1930s (the time period from which our collection of offprints dates), has had a "profound influence on nearly every part of the science of condensed matter . . . [underlying] the development of computer memories, office copying machines and many other electronic devices" (Magee, p. 1111). It played a vital part in establishing the fields of solid-state physics, chemical physics and quantum electronics. Van Vleck earned his doctorate in physics from Harvard University with the "first wholly theoretical thesis dealing with quantum theory to be accepted by an American university" (Magee, p. 1113). This thesis (no. 1) was on one of the most difficult problems in the old quantum theory: calculation of the ground state and ionization energy of the "crossed-orbit" model of the helium atom. During the next twelve years Van Vleck taught at the Universities of Minnesota (1923-28) and Wisconsin (1928-34), where he performed the work that established him as a physicist. He made his greatest contribution to the old quantum theory in 1924, when he conceived his correspondence principle for absorption. In his long two-part paper on the subject (no. 4), Van Vleck "not only established the relation between Einstein's absorption coefficient and the motion of the electron in atoms (as Born did), he also demonstrated that the classical absorption corresponded to the difference between the absorption and the induced emission in the sense of Einstein" (Mehra & Rechenberg, p. 647). During this time he also worked on the quantum theory of the polarization of resonance radiation in magnetic fields (no. 5). The years 1925-26 saw the advent of the new quantum mechanics, which Van Vleck was quick to adopt, publishing his first papers utilizing the new techniques in 1926 (see nos. 6-7). In early 1927 Van Vleck was successful in applying the new quantum mechanics to the problem of electric and magnetic susceptibilities; the approach that he developed, "permitted him to establish the theory of magnetism on a firm quantum-mechanical basis. After struggling with the problem of paramagnetic molecules in the fall of 1926, Van Vleck finally arrived at a satisfactory theory of susceptibilities in the middle of January, 1927 [see no. 8]. He applied his quantum theory of magnetic susceptibilities to the paramagnetic gases, oxygen and nitrous oxide [no. 9]. In 1927, measurements on nitrous oxide had been made only at room temperature, but within a few years, Van Vleck's prediction of the variation of the magnetic moment of the nitric oxide molecule at low temperatures was confirmed in laboratories in Leiden, Zurich, and Cambridge, Massachusetts. These remarkable experimental verifications gave Van Vleck a worldwide reputation among physicists" (Magee, p. 1114). During this period Van Vleck also turned his attention to molecular spectroscopy (see no. 15), discovering the phenomenon of lambda-doubling (see no. 16) and developing what is now known as the Van Vleck degenerate perturbation theory to account for it. In the early and mid-1930s, Van Vleck began focusing on crystal field theory (which he helped to formulate) and on molecular physics. One of his more important contributions to the latter field was his three-part study of the structure and bonding of methane molecule (nos. 17-18 & 20, plus correction [no. 22]). In 1934 Van Vleck was appointed professor of mathematical physics at Harvard, a position he occupied the remainder of his career. At Harvard he continued to explore dielectric phenomena and molecular spectra, began work in nuclear physics, investigated the fields of ferromagnetism and antimagnetism, and began an important series of papers on paramagnetism. In 1939 he gave a series of lectures on current theories of magnetism at the Institut Henri Poincare in Paris; publication of these lectures, delayed by World War II, took place in 1947 (no. 30). During the war Van Vleck participated in several important military projects, including radar research and feasibility studies of the fission bomb. After the war he returned to pure research, making major contributions to the establishment of quantum electrodynamics and to the theoretical understanding of nuclear magnetic resonance. Van Vleck wrote only two books (Quantum Principles and Line Spectra, 1926; and The Theory of Electric and Magnetic Susceptibilities, 1932), but published more than 180 papers, 30 of which we are offering here in offprint form. All but one of the offprints here are from the library of Raymond T. Birge, chairman from 1933 to 1953 of the UC Berkeley physics department, who played a critical role in introducing modern quantum physics to the United States through his advocacy of the Bohr theory and his work in molecular spectroscopy. The remaining offprint is from the library of Emilio Segre, recipient of a share of the 1959 Nobel Prize in physics for his work on the antiproton. Magee, The Nobel Prize Winners: Physics, pp. 1109-17. Weber, Pioneers of Science, pp. 249-50. Mehra & Rechenberg, Hist. Dev. Quantum Physics, I, 418-21, 646-47; IV, 263-67 (see also separate citations below).1. The normal helium atom and its relation to the quantum theory. Offprint from Phil. Mag. 44 (November 1922). [1] 842-869pp. Original wrappers. Vleck's presentation inscription on the title: "With the compliments of the author." Birge's signature and notes on front wrapper. 2. Two notes on quantum conditions. Offprint from Phys. Rev. (December 1923). 547-558pp. Original printed wrappers. Birge's signature & notes. 3. A correspondence principle for absorption. Offprint from J. Optical Soc. Am. & Rev. Sci. Instr. 9 (July 1924). 27-30pp. Original printed wrappers, one corner creased. Presentation copy, inscribed "Compliments of the author" on front wrapper. Birge's signature. Mehra & Rechenberg I, p. 854. 4. The absorption of radiation by multiply periodic orbits, and its relation to the correspondence principle and the Rayleigh-Jeans law. Offprint from Phys. Rev. 24 (October 1924). 330-365pp. Original printed wrappers. Birge's signature and annotations. 5. On the quantum theory of the polarization of resonance radiation in magnetic fields. Offprint from Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 11 (October 1925). 612-618pp. Original printed wrappers. Author's pres. insc. on front wrapper: "Compliments of the author." Birge's signature. Mehra & Rechenberg IV, p. 314. 6. On the quantum theory of the specific heat of hydrogen. Part I: Relation to the new mechanics, band spectra, and chemical constants. . . . Offprint from Phys. Rev. 28 (November 1926). 980-1029pp. Original printed wrappers. Inscribed by the author on front wrapper: "Compliments of the author." Birge's signature and notes. Mehra & Rechenberg IV, p. 314. 7. The dielectric constant and diamagnetism of hydrogen and helium in the new quantum mechanics. Offprint from Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 12 (December 1926). 662-670pp. Original printed wrappers. Birge's signature. 8. On dielectric constants and magnetic susceptibilities in the new quantum mechanics. Part I: A general proof of the Langevin-Debye formula. Offprint from Phys. Rev. 29 (May 1927). 727-744pp. Original printed wrappers, inscribed by the author: "Compliments of the author." Birge's signature and notes. Mehra & Rechenberg, IV, p. 314. 9. The theory of the paramagnetism of oxygen and nitric oxide. Offprint from Nature (May 7, 1927). 2pp. on single unbound sheet. Birge's annotations. 10. The correspondence principle in the statistical interpretation of quantum mechanics. Offprint from Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 14 (February 1928). Original printed wrappers. Birge's signature. 11. On dielectric constants and magnetic susceptibilities in the new quantum mechanics. Part III: Application to dia- and paramagnetism. Offprint from Phys. Rev. 31 (April 1928). 587-613pp. Original printed wrappers. Birge's signature and annotations. Mehra & Rechenberg IV, p. 315. 12. Physical optics-supplementary report on quantum mechanics. Offprint from J. Optical Soc. Am. & Rev. Sci. 16 (May 1928). 301-306pp. Original printed self-wrappers. Birge's signature. 13. The new quantum mechanics. Offprint from Chem. Reviews 5 (December 1928). 467-507pp. Without wrappers (as issued?). Minor creasing & cockling. Birge's signature and annotations. 14. The statistical interpretation of various formulations of quantum mechanics. Offprint from J. Franklin Inst. 207 (April 1929). 475-494pp. Original printed wrappers. Birge's signature on front wrapper & pencil annotations in text. 15. On -type doubling and electron spin in the spectra of diatomic molecules. Offprint from Phy. Rev. 33 (April 1929). 467-506pp. Original printed wrappers. Birge's signature on front wrapper and notes in text. 16. Theory of the magnetic quenching of iodine fluorescence and of -doubling in 3 0 states. Offprint from Phys. Rev. 40 (May 15, 1932). 544-568pp. Original printed wrappers, a bit faded. Presentation copy, stamped "Compliments of the author" on the front wrapper. Birge's signature. 17. On the theory of the structure of CH4 and related molecules: Part I. Offprint from J. Chem. Phys. 1 (March 1933). 177-183pp. Without wrappers. Light browning & chipping. Birge's signature. 18. On the theory of the structure of CH4 and related molecules: Part II. Offprint from J. Chem. Phys. 1 (April 1933). 219-238pp. Original printed wrappers. Birge's signature. 19. (with Paul C. Cross). Molecular vibrations of three part systems with special applications to the ethyl halides and ethyl alcohol. A calculation of the vibration frequencies and other constants of the H2O molecule. Offprint from J. Chem. Phys. 1 (June 1933). 350-361pp. Original printed wrappers. Birge's signature. 20. On the theory of the structure of CH4 and related molecules: Part III. Offprint from J. Chem. Phys. 2 (January 1934). 20-30pp. Without wrappers. Light browning. Birge's signature & notes. 21. Concerning the tensor nature of the dielectric constant and magnetic permeability in anisotropic media. Offprint from Phys. Rev. 45 (January 15, 1934). 115-116pp., on single unbound sheet. Birge's signature. 22. Note on the sp3 configuration of carbon, and correction to Part III on CH4. Offprint from J. Chem. Phys. 2 (May 1934). 297-298pp., on single unbound sheet. Correction in Van Vleck's hand on p. 297; also typed addition to table. Birge's signature. 23. (with M. H. Hebb). On the paramagnetic rotation of tysonite. Offprint from Phys. Rev. 46 (July 1, 1934). 17-32pp. Original printed wrappers. Birge's signature. 24. Magnetic dipole radiation and the atmospheric absorption bands of oxygen. Offprint from The Astrophysical Journal 80 (October 1934). 161-170pp. Without wrappers. Pres. copy, inscribed by the author on the first page: "Prof. Birge with the author's compliments."25. The puzzle of rare-earth spectra in solids. Offprint from J. Phys. Chem. 41 (January 1937). 67-80pp. Without wrappers.26. The influence of dipole-dipole coupling on the specific heat and susceptibility of a paramagnetic salt. Offprint from J. Chem. Phys. 5 (May 1937). 320-337pp. Without wrappers. Light marginal browning. 27. On the role of dipole-dipole coupling in dielectric media. Offprint from J. Chem. Phys. 5 (July, 1937). 556-568pp., unopened. Without wrappers. Marginal browning. 28. Revised calculation of the translational fluctuation effect in gaseous dielectrics. Offprint from J. Chem. Physics 5 (December 1937). P. 991, on single unbound sheet. 29. On the adiabatic demagnetization of caesium titanium alum. Offprint from J. Chem. Phys. 6 (February 1938). 81-86pp. Without wrappers. 30. Quelques aspects de la theorie du magnetisme. Vol. I, Fasc. 2 of the Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincare. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1947. 59-190 [2]pp. Original printed wrappers. Van Vleck's pres. insc. on front wrapper: "Homages (!) de l'auteur." From the library of Emilio Segre.

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        18 offprints on antisepsis, chemotherapy, including the discovery of Lysozyme, the first antibiotic discovered.

      1922-1940 1922 - Discovery of Lysozyme and PenicillinFleming, Alexander (1881-1955). Collection of 18 offprints, as listed below. Various sizes (largest is 249 x 185 mm.). All in original wrappers or without wrappers as issued; see below for more detailed condition statements. 12 of the 18 offprints are presentation copies, with the author's stamp and (in one case) inscription. Very good set. First Separate Editions, including the extremely rare offprint of Fleming's first major discovery--lysozyme. Garrison-Morton 1910.1. Fleming, who shared the Nobel Prize in 1945 for his discovery of penicillin, devoted most of his career to investigating antibacterial mechanisms in the human body. This group of offprints--two-thirds of which are presentation copies--highlights Fleming's investigations of lysozyme, and of the antibacterial properties of sulfonamides.Lysozyme, one of the body's defenses against bacterial infection, was discovered by Fleming in 1921 during a search for agents that slowed bacterial growth but were not-unlike most chemical antiseptics-too toxic to take internally. One day, when he had a cold, he added a drop of mucus to a bacterial culture and found, to his surprise, that it dissolved the bacteria. Upon investigation Fleming found that the active agent was present not only in nasal mucus but in tears, blood serum, milk and saliva. His first paper on lysozyme (no. [1] below; Garrison-Morton 1910.1) was published in 1922. Lysozyme and penicillin (discovered in 1928) are Fleming's two outstandingly important antibacterial discoveries. Although of limited use pharmacologically, lysozyme deserves pride of place as the first discovered antibiotic, and it has also proved valuable in studies of bacterial cytology due to its specific disruptive action on the cell walls of certain gram-positive organisms. After the publication of Gerhard Domagk's landmark paper on Prontosil, the first of the "sulfa" drugs, Fleming began researching the antibacterial properties of sulfonamides [nos. 9, 10, 15]. Sulfonamides were the first chemically-based drugs to show only minimal toxicity; effective against a wide range of microbes, they were the "wonder drugs" prior to the stabilization and purification of penicillin (by Florey and Chain) in 1940. 1. On a remarkable bacteriolytic element found in tissues and secretions. Garrison-Morton 1910.1. Offprint from Proc. Roy. Soc. B 93 (1922). [306]-317pp. Plate. Orig. printed wrappers, tear in rear wrapper mended with tape, some creasing. Presentation inscription on front cover: "With the author's compliments." Rear wrapper stamped "H. C." (for Harvey Cushing?). Stamp of Yale Medical Historical Library. 2. On the effect of variations of the salt content of blood on its bactericidal power in vitro and in vivo. Brit. J. Exp. Path. 7 (1926). 274-281pp. Orig. printed wrappers, front wrapper stamped "With the author's compliments." Stamp of William H. Welch Medical Library, Johns Hopkins. 3. A simple method of removing leucocytes from blood. Offprint from Brit. J. Exp. Path. 7 (1926). 281-286pp. Plate. Orig. printed wrappers, front wrapper stamped "With the author's compliments." Stamp of William H. Welch Med. Lib. 4. On the development of strains of bacteria resistant to lysozyme action and the relation of lysozyme action to intracellular digestion. Offprint from Brit. J. Exp. Path. 8 (1927). 214-218pp. Orig. printed wrappers, front wrapper a bit soiled. 5. On the influence of temperature on the rate of agglutination of bacteria. Offprint from Brit. J. Exp. Path. 9 (1928). 231-235pp. Orig. printed wrappers, front wrapper a bit soiled. 6. The bactericidal power of human blood and some methods of altering it. Offprint from Proc. Roy. Soc. Med. 21 (1928). 25-33pp. Orig. printed wrappers. 7. Arris and Gale lecture on lysozome. A bacteriolytic ferment found normally in tissues and secretions. Offprint from Lancet (1929). 12pp. Without wrappers as issued. Sl. soiled. 8. Some problems in the use of antiseptics. Offprint [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        American Individualism

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1922. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Herbert Hoover on the front free endpaper in a contemporary hand, "To ____ __ _____ with kind regards Herbert Hoover." An excellent near fine copy in a very good dust jacket. On publication, reviewers praised American Individualism as a work that ranks "among the few great formulations of American political theory" (New York Times). Published while serving as President Harding's Secretary of Commerce, this important early work by President Herbert Hoover represented, to historian Frederick Jackson Turner, clear "evidence of a mind seeking to adapt pioneering traditions to the problems of an industrial and urban age" (Hawley, 3).

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        Szerelem, harc, hit. (Kel? nap sorozat 1.) [Love, Fight, Faith. (Rising Sun Series 1.]

      Magyar Irás (Kisfaludy-nyomda), Budapest 1922 - With 8 full page illustrations by Erzsébet Csöre. The publisher's logo and the illustration on the title page by Lajos Csabai Ékes. First edition. In publisher's half leather with gilt title on spine. The original, illustrated wrapper bound into. Numbered (16/200 of 600), signed by the author. (64) p. Prose poems by Tivadar Raith (1893-1953), an important figure in the Hungarian Avant-garde, who made the earliest translations of Apollinaire. Between 1921 and 1927 he ran "Magyar Írás", a magazine for modern literature and art. Erzsébet Csöre (1896-?) was a Hungarian expressionist graphic artist, associated with the avant-garde circle around Raith and "Magyar Írás". Binding slightly worn at edges. Otherwise in fine condition. First edition. In publisher's half leather with gilt title on spine. The original, illustrated wrapper bound into. Numbered (16/200 of 600), signed by the author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        David Belasco two silver gelatin photos both signed by Genthe, and one with an inscription poem by the playwright impresario, to important artist William Haskell Coffin

      NP, 1922. No binding. Very Good. Two silver gelatin photos, 19cm x20.5cm (7-1/2 x 8 inches) both signed by Arnold Genthe. Photos probably circa 1911 and the Belasco signed print is dated 1922?. Overall very good condition.One with an inscription poem by the well know playwright impresario David Belasco, to important listed artist [William] Haskell Coffin [1877-1941] (famous WWI poster with Jeanne D'arc); a poem of revelatory nature. Belasco, inscription reacts to Haskell Coffins remark about him having bedroom eyes. (underneath the dedication says: a boy of terrible ideas...) The other photo is signed in the bottom right by Genthe.Quite a nice Genthe silver gelatin signed photo with the incorporation of the Belasco inscription and Coffin ownership. Three very well known people all linked in this intriguing photo!The other photo is signed in the bottom right by Genthe. It is very curious from a provenance viewpoint, the previous dealer indicated both of these silver gelatin photos came from a son of Haskell Coffin and the whole collection contained diaries photos family and friends and many photos. One wonders why there would be an inscribed Belaco photo and other only signed by Genthe. Another story?Inscription "To Haskell Coffin (a boy of terrible ideas) I will not show those eyes which you have said Should not be put in any fellows head Nor hint at my complete- my shocked surprise When you informed me "you have bedroom eyes". David Belasco. Belasco was probably as comprehensive a theatre practitioner as could be - actor, stage manager, pioneer of stage lighting, director, playwright, manager - Belasco did them all. He also discovered Mary Pickford. From 1884-1930, Belasco produced over 100 shows on Broadway. Belasco was informally known in the theatrical community as "the Bishop of Broadway,"William Haskell Coffin (1877-1941) A well-known magazine illustrator and figure and portrait painter in New York City. Marriage (1): Ida BREMAN on 30 April 1908 in New York, NY. Marriage (2): Frances STARR on 27 May 1920 in New York, NY, United States. W Haskell Coffin probably due to personal and financial problems that he committed suicide in St. Petersburg, Florida in 1941.Arnold Genthe was a German-born American photographer, best known for his photos of San Francisco's Chinatown, the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and his portraits of noted people, from politicians and socialites to literary figures and entertainment celebrities. In 1911 he moved to New York City, where he remained until his death of a heart attack in 1942. He worked primarily in portraiture.

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      ATTWELL MABEL LUCIEILLUS STITCH STITCH LUCIE ATTWELL NEEDLEWORK BOOK. ATTWELL, MABEL LUCIE. (ATTWELL,MABEL LUCIE)illus. STITCH STITCH: THE LUCIE ATTWELL NEEDLEWORK BOOK containing silks, patterns & Welson's transfers. Dundee & London: Valentine [1922]. Small 4to (6 x 9"), stiff pictorial card covers, spine lightly worn, near fine and unused. Illustrated with 8 pages in color and 2 pages in line by Attwell featuring the Boo Boos and fairies. Housed in a rear pocket are 6 iron-on sewing patterns and inside the front cover are various colored threads that the reader can use to make hankies, bags or other fabric objects. Rarely found unused.

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        10 Exlibris-Radierungen.

      (München), Stern-Presse, 1922.. Doppelblatt (Titel und Einführung). Mit 10 signierten Original-Radierungen, jeweils lose unter Passepartout. 4° (32,5 x 24,5 cm). Original-Halbleinwand-Mappe mit Deckelschild.. Nummer 4 einer nicht näher bezifferten Kleinstauflage. - "Man kann sagen, daß Gleiches oder Aehnliches nicht oft geboten wird und auch nicht geboten werden kann. Gibt doch Volkert in diesen zehn Exlibris gewissermaßen den Extrakt eines ganzen Arbeitslebens. Diese Blätter sind in jeder Hinsicht - in bezug auf Erfindung, künstlerisches Gestalten und technische Ausführung - das Reifste und Vollendetste, was Volkert auf dem von ihm besonders fleißig bebauten Gebiet des Exlibris bis jetzt geleistet hat" (Richard Braungart in der Einführung). - Enthalten sind Exlibris (alle signiert, mit Trockenstempel der Stern-Presse und mit reichen Randeinfällen) für: Maria Banholzer, M. Beyrer, Fritz Halbach, Hgo Hußla, Violette Joerin-Cuenoud, Fritz Müller, Dora Schultze, Karl Statz, Robert Volkert und Rudoph Volkert. - Hinterdeckel der Mappe in der unteren Ecke mit Feuchtigkeitsspuren, untere Ecke der Passepartouts dadurch minimal gewellt, die Radierungen nicht betroffen. - Vorderer Innendeckel mit eigenhändiger Widmung von Volkert für Fritz Müller, einen der Exlibris-Eigner ("Seinem lieben Herrn Fritz Müller"). Eine weitere Radierung Volkerts ("Schwein in den Rosen", 1921) liegt bei.

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        A Natural History of the Ducks

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York - 1922. First edition. Complete in four large thick quarto volumes. Illustrated with full-page, tissue-guarded plates by Frank Benson, Allan Brooks and Louis Aggasiz Fuertes; 74 plates in color and 28 in b/w. In addition, there are 118 maps showing the distribution of the species described. Publisher's quarter oatmeal linen over light gray paper-covered boards; paper spine labels. A fine, clean set, uncut and largely unopened. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Au Temps de Jesus-Christ. Contes populaires Tschechioslovaques mis en francais par Louise-Denise Germain. Preface de Charles Vildrac. Gravures sur bois de Joseph Sima. Nummeriertes Exemplar N° 216 von 300 Exemplaren.

      Paris: Kaufmann 1922 - Ungebundenen Lagen mit OUmschlag, unpgn., 8° mit 10 ganzseitigen Illustrationen u. Textvignetten von J. Sima. Umschlag gering beschmutzt u. wenig berieben/eingerissen. Innen in sehr gutem Zustand. sehr guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: fr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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      . 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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        Alumni Cantabrigienses. A biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge, from the earliest times to 1900. 10 Bände.

      Cambridge University Press -54 1922 - Ca. 450 bis 630 S. je Band. 4° (26,5 x 20 cm). Original-Halbleder mit Rückentitel und Deckelsignet sowie Kopfgoldschnitt. Originaldruck des Standardwerks. Komplett in 10 Bänden und gedruckt in nur 500 Exemplaren (Bände I/1-4 jeweils Nummer 95, die Bände der zweiten Reihe mit unterschiedlichen Nummern). - I. From the earliest times to 1751 (4 Bände, 1922-1927 erschienen); II. From 1752 to 1900 (6 Bände, 1940-1954 erschienen). - "Beyond details of an individual's progression at Cambridge University, the information provided in Alumni Cantabrigienses may include: dates and place of birth and death; the names of parents, siblings and spouses; schooling, occupation, and notable accomplishments; and references to sources cited. The Venns compiled Alumni Cantabrigienses from university records (matriculation registers and degree lists), written sources, and archives which included college admission registers, episcopal registers, college accounts, genealogical collections and documents in public record offices. For pre-1500 matriculations, their work has been superseded by that of A. B. Emden, but 'the bulk of the work [.] has not been paralleled, let alone surpassed'" (Wikipedia). - Vorsätze der früheren Bände stockfleckig, der Schlußband mit Zeitungsausschnitten zu den Bearbeitern auf Vorsatz und Titelei, ein weiterer Band mit kleiner Abbildung auf dem vorderen Vorsatz. Die Original-Einbände gering berieben und bestoßen, die Rücken etwas unterschiedlich verblaßt oder nachgedunkelt. Gute Reihe. - Die ersten vier Bände mit Exlibris des Historikers Gerald P. Mander, Tettenhall Wood, Staffordshire (gehört im Vorwort zu Band I/4 auch zu den Personen, denen für Unterstützung gedankt wird) und stellenweise mit sauberen Bleistift-Marginalien wohl von seiner Hand. 13000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      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

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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

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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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        The Ashley Library [With ALS from Wise to Owner]

      London: Printed for Private Circulation, 1922-36. 11 volumes. Quartos. Original publisher&#39;s smooth beige buckram cloth, gilt lettering on spine. [Sir] Robert Arundell Hudson&#39;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 &#39;book thieves,&#39; 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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        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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