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        The Forsyte Saga

      William Heinemann, London 1922 - 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. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Paradise of Children, The"

      [n.p.]: , 1922. - A Superb Original Arthur Rackham Watercolor Drawingfor Nathaniel Hawthorne’s "A Wonder Book" RACKHAM, Arthur (1867-1939). "The Paradise of Children." London: 1922. Original pen-and-ink and watercolor drawing for the tinted line drawing illustrating "The Paradise of Children" ("Pandora’s Box") in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s A Wonder Book (London: [n.d., 1922]). Signed and dated at lower right. Image size: 15 x 11 inches (381 x 279 mm.). Matted, framed, and glazed."Long, long ago, when this old world was in its tender infancy, there was a child, who never had either a father or a mother; and, that he might not be lonely, another child, fatherless and motherless like himself, was sent from a far country, to live with him, and be his playfellow and helpmate. Her name was Pandora.The first thing that Pandora saw, when she entered the cottage where Epimetheus dwelt, was a great box. And almost the first question which she put to him, after crossing the threshold, was this,—‘Epimetheus, what have you in that box?’ ‘My dear little Pandora,’ answered Epimetheus, ‘That is a secret, and you must be kind enough not to ask any questions about it. The box was left here to be kept safely, and I do not myself know what it contains.’‘But who gave it to you?’ asked Pandora. ‘And where did it come from?’‘That is a secret too,’ replied Epimetheus.‘How provoking!’ exclaimed Pandora, pouting her lip. ‘I wish the great ugly box were out of the way!’‘Oh come, don’t think of it anymore" cried Epimetheus. "Let us run out of doors, and have some nice play with the other children.’It is thousands of years since Epimetheus and Pandora were alive; and the world, nowadays, is a very different sort of thing from what it was in their time. Then, everybody was a child. There needed no fathers and mothers to take care of the children; because there was no danger, nor trouble of any kind, and no clothes to be mended, and there was always plenty to eat and drink. Whenever a child wanted his dinner, he found it growing on a tree; and, if he looked at the tree in the morning, he could see the expanding blossom of that night’s supper; or, at eventide, he saw the tender bud of tomorrow’s breakfast. It was a very pleasant life indeed. No labor to be done, no tasks to be studied; nothing but sports and dances, and sweet voices of children talking, or caroling like birds, or gushing out in merry laughter, throughout the livelong day."This charming watercolor drawing depicts life as it was before Pandora opened the "great ugly box"— a wonderfully gentle pastoral scene, with a group of three naked children dancing merrily, without a care in the world, with "the expanding blossoms of that night’s supper" hanging heavily on the tree above their heads and "the tender bud of tomorrow’s breakfast" growing on the plants in the foreground."The moment one opens Hawthorne’s Wonder Book one becomes aware of the rounding and softening of form in Rackham’s work. The modern Pandora of Hawthorne opens her box for the world in 1921, and she is a very living young girl, with breasts just beginning to swell, indicating that Rackham was aware of the undertones of this story which is being retold with every lifetime. In ‘The Paradise of Children’ from the same text the children are drawn in line, but the washes of colour give them a rotundity of form and a very human life. The point which Rackham is making, surely, is that these are real children, a real Pandora, and not some dream from fairy land" (Fred Gettings, Arthur Rackham, p. 141).

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        La Poblacion del Valle de Teotihuacan. El medio que se ha desarrollado. Su Evolucion Etnica y Social Iniciativas para procurar su Mejoramiento pr la Direccion de Antropologia [Complete 3 volume set]

      Direcciòn de Talleres Gráficos, Dependiente de la Secretaria Pública Mèxico, 1922 - 2 volumes in 3, as published. 4to. Olive cloth with gold lettering on spine. Manuel Gamio (1863-1960) was a Mexican anthropologist, archaeologist, sociologist, as well as a leader of the "Indigenismo" movement. He was the first scientific investigator to explore Teotihuacan. The result of these investigations is "La Poblacion del Valle de Teotihuacan" (The Population of the Valley of Teotihuacan). A revision of his Columbia thesis, this work is still an important source for ethnographic information on the northern zone of Mexico. All 3 volumes with color frontispiece, illustrated title-pages, as well as many b/w reproductions of photographs, diagrams, fold-out plates (some lithographic) of charts, drawings, maps, art work, documents, etc. Some of the plates are in color. Vol I., volumes primero: La población prehispánica. cii,362,xvipp. Vol. I., volumes segundo: La población colonial. 368-778,xiipp. Vol. II: La población contemporánea. 670,xxxpp. Vol. I, volumes secundo without binding but complete. Heavy age wear, scuffing and staining on bindings. Paper split along gutter at front- and rear endpapers in volumes with binding. Heavy waterstaining to first eight unnumbered pages, some interior leaves, and to page 777 through rear endpaper in part 2 of Vol. I. Tissue guard on frontispiece-, half-title and frontispiece pages on same volume stuck together due to water exposure, half-title page loose but present. Closed tears to few plates. Part two of Vol. I in poor, binding on other volumes in fair, interior in overall very good condition. Important extensive work by Gamio, who was one of the leading and most important archaeologists of Mexico. Scarce as a complete set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Poblacion del Valle de Teotihuacan El Medio en que se ha desarrollado. Su evolucion Etnica y Social Iniciativas para Procurar su Mejoramiento

      Direcciòn de Talleres Gráficos Dependiente de la Secretaria de Educacion Pública Mèxico, Mexico City 1922 - 3 parts in 2 volumes: Volume 1, part 1: cii+326+xvi with tables (some folding), maps (some folding and in color), plates (many folding and in color), photographs, illustrations and figures. Volume 1, part 2: [363]-778+xii with tables (some folding), maps (some folding and in color), plates (many folding and in color), photographs, illustrations and figures. Volume 2: 670+xxx with tables, maps (some folding), plates, photographs, illustrations and figures. Quarto (11" x 7 1/2') round in full leather with raised spine bands, black and white labels in gilt lettering. Two title pages with one in red and black. First edition. This report embodies the results of some five years of preparation survey, investigation, and excavation on the part of the combined force of the Mexican Department of Anthropology, with the assistance of a corps of specialists from other governmental scientific departments, including biologists, geologists, meteorologists and even artists and musicians. The first volume is that of the greatest interest to archaeologists, consisting of three parts: Introduction, Synthesis, Conclusion and Remarks; Physico-Biological Survey; and the Pre-Hispanic Inhabitants. The second volume contains the Colonial Inhabitants and interest to anthropologists, while the third volume contains The Colonial Inhabitants and The Inhabitants During the Nineteenth Century, while the third volume refers to The Contemporaneous Inhabitants and contains considerable valuable material on somatology, ethnology, folklore and linguistics. In the Synthesis is to be found the detailed report, profusely illustrated, on the excavation of the beautiful Temple of Quetzalcoatl which was discovered too late for this report to be included in the chapter on the Archaeology of Teotihuacán. The greater part of volume one, 312 pages and 130 plates, is devoted to the Pre-Hispanic Population, consisting of eight chapters on Physical Type, Intellectual Manifestations and Archaeology. Of consummate interest to Americanists are the chapters on archaeology, giving as they do the full details, amply illustrated by photographs, maps, plans, drawings and reconstructions, of the recent excavations at Teotihuacán carried out by the department, combined and digested with the results of earlier investigations. Volume two, containing parts 3 on The Colonial Population, and 4 on the Population in the Nineteenth Century treats of economic, social and religious life, colonial architecture, history and similar topics. Volume three, the fifth part, on The Contemporary Population, is also primarily of interest to sociologists, though containing much of interest for students of Mexican archaeology and linguistics. The dominant note of the entire work is completeness and comprehensiveness. Every possible phase of the survey is treated with thoroughness. The volumes are tributes to the admirable ability of the Mexican printer, engraver, artist and binder, being of a quality not to be excelled. (American Anthropologist volume 26, pages 416-421) Condition: Slight stain to spine of volume 2. Leather at edges lightly rubbed else a better than very good set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SIBILLA. Poema drammatico in quattro atti.:

      L'Eroica,, Milano 1922 - (Codice EK0192) In 4º (32x26 cm) 228 pp. Capolavoro dell'arte grafica del '900: sontuosa edizione su carta forte di pregio illustrata dall'autore con 219 tavole e fregi (cornici, testate, iscrizioni ecc.) secondo il procedimento dell'incisione su lastre di zinco. Testo interamente disegnato a mano dallo stesso artista con un carattere nuovo e di forte rilievo ornamentale da lui creato, cosicchè le cento e più pagine del poema acquistano il valore "di un rarissimo codice miniato": dopo la stampa tutto il materiale tipografico è stato distrutto. Prima e unica edizione di 1333 copie numerate e firmate da A.Sartorio e dall'editore E.Cozzani, esemplare n.525. Applicati all'interno della copertina, in fotocopia: descrizione dell'opera apparsa su un numero dell'EROICA (1923) e scheda dal catalogo della libreria Prandi (1979). Legatura cartonata editoriale color avorio, titolo al dorso e al piatto con grande incisione. Nastro segnapagina, carta protettiva originale, nell'astuccio originale figurato in cartone (lievemente usato). Splendido e freschissimo il volume. Euro 800 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        De Arte Phisicali et de Cirurgia of Master John Arderne, Surgeon of Mewark Dated 1412. From a Transcript Made by ERIC MILLAR From the Replica of the Stockholm Manuscript in the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum. BOUND WITH: CAPPARONI, Pietro. 'Magistri Salernitani Nondum Cogniti'. A Contribution to the History of the Medical School of Salerno. BOUND WITH : SPIELMANN, M. H. The Iconography of Andres Vesalius (André Vésale) Anatomist and Physician. Paintings - Pictures - Engravings - Illustrations - Sculpture - Medals. With Notes, Critical, Literary, and Bibliographical.

      John Bale Sons and Danielsson. London. ;1923;1925. 3 parts in 1 volume 1922 - pp. xii, 60. Coloured frontispiece, 15 plates; (ii), v, (iii), 68. Coloured frontispiece, 27 plates; (ii), xxxvii, (i), 243, (i). 68 plates [including a copy of the title-page of the second edition of the Fabrica of 1555, printed from the original wood-block, folding, linen-backed, in pocket of the rear board], 12 text figures. Publisher's blue cloth gilt, spine ends brusied, a few trivial marks on the front cover, else a very good copy. *A collection of the RESEARCH STUDIES IN MEDICAL HISTORY, 1-3, Wellcome Historical Medical Museum. They were all issued separately. GARRISON-MORTON #5557 for John Arderne. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrick Pollak Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Q.B.L. or The Bride's Reception: Being A Short Cabalistic Treatise On The Nature And Use Of The Tree Of Life.

      Printed for the Author, Chicago 1922 - First edition of Achad's most important book. Ex-Libris Aleister Crowley. Extraordinary Presentation Copy Inscribed By Frater Achad: "To my Beloved Father / 666 / in the hope that this, my / first book, may meet with / his approval / 777". 8vo., 106 pp + 43pp. + 4 colour plates (including frontispiece) + 1 folded black & white diagram. Limited Edition: #2 of 250 signed copies. THE MOST IMPORTANT POSSIBLE ASSOCIATION COPY. Black paper-covered boards, linen spine, paper title label, top edge gilt. Label slightly chipped, some wear to corners and edges of boards. Light damping along top margin of first few leaves and a couple of inconsequential nicks. Interesting bookplate of Phyllis Duveen. A very good & important copy. Aleister Crowley ("666") considered himself to be the "Spiritual Father" to Frater Achad (Charles Stansfeld Jones, "777"), as he relates on page 801 of the CONFESSIONS: "What I had really done . was to beget a Magical Son. So, precisely nine months afterwards . Frater O.I.V., entirely without my k now ledge, became a Babe of the Abyss. . The Book of the Law speaks of this 'Child' as 'One,' as if with absolute vagueness. But the motto which Frater O.I.V. had taken on becoming a neophyte was 'Achad,' which is the Hebrew word for 'One.' It is further predicted that this 'Child' shall discover the Key of the interpretation of the Book itself, and this I had been unable to do." In this light, Achad refers to Aleister Crowley as his "Beloved Father" in the INSCRIBED DEDICATION. This is copy # 2 of 250; we presume that copy #1 was retained by the Author. The bookplate of Phyllis Duveen, the wife of Denis I. Duveen, a noted collector of Alchemical books & Esoterica] was possibly executed by AUBREY BEARDSLEY (although unsigned). The Duveen Collection is noted for its depth and balance. The catalogue of Duveen's library "Bibliotheca Alchemica et Chemica: An Annotated Catalogue of Printed Books on Alchemy, Chemistry, and Cognate Subjects in the Library of Denis I. Duveen," printed in London, 1949 remains a touchstone for scholars and collectors of European Chemistry before 1900. There are some penciled annotations in the margins of the text. These include the following: Page 2 has the phrase "get Essay Berashith" (to be found in the Collected Works of Aleister Crowley). Page 49 has the word "Tau" noted across from a discussion of THE UNIVERSE. Page 64 has the phrase "Book 777" across from a section on THE TREE OF LIFE. Page 97 has the phrase "Liber Legis" in the margin where the author refers to THE INITIATION OF 1917. BY THE MASTERS OF WISDOM FROM OTHER PLANES OF BEING. We cannot confirm that this penciling is in the hand of Crowley, nor of the previous owner Duveen but all things are possible. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Shirley Letters from the California Mines in 1851-52. Being a Series of Twenty-three Letters from Dame Shirley . To Her Sister in Massachusetts .

      Thomas C. Russell, at His Private Press, San Francisco, California 1922 - First, limited edition, number 138 of 200 copies on Exeter paper, from a total edition of 450 copies, signed by the publisher. Near fine in near fine dustjacket. Series of personal letters from the Gold Rush period, reproduced here with eight hand colored tissue protected plates, with additional commentary by the publisher. Grayish blue hardcover with tan linen cloth spine, paper spine label, several pages printed with decorative headers and other elements in blue, 350 pages plus colophon, grayish blue dustjacket with paper spine label and gilt lettering and design on front panel. The book has effectively no wear, tight binding, one plate neatly detached but present with very minor wear to its top edge, very clean pages with no names or other markings, a few imperfections to the lovely and probably handmade Exeter book-paper visible in margins. The mylar protected dustjacket has a very tiny chip to the spine head, otherwise about fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Shirley Letters From California Mines 1851-1852.

      San Francisco. Thomas C. Russell. 1922. - #166 of only 200 copies, printed upon California Bond. Signed by Thomas C. Russell. Illustrated with 8 hand-coloured plates and various page decorations and vignettes. 8vo. Custom bound in full, pictorial gilt decorated limp Levant Morocco. Elaborateinner-dentelles. Marbled endsheets. All edges gilded. Renowned collection of 23 letters from Louise Amelia Clappe to her sister in Massachusetts, originally published in the Pioneer Press magazine of 1854-1855, these letters vividly depict everyday mining life at the zenith of the California Gold Rush. Howes C-433b, Zamorarano 80 #69. Repaired short tear to bottom of Title Page, else A Very Fine, pristine copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        LA BELLEZA Y EL DOLOR DE LA GUERRA. Versos de un Neutral.

      Libros para Amigos de José Mª de Cossío (Imp. de la Viuda de Montero), Valladolid 1922 - 1ª ed. 13x17.3. 2h. 117pp. 5h. Rústica. Dedicatoria autógrafa al poeta Alejandro Nieto. Edición no venal de 200 ejemplares numerados. Huellas de óxido, lomo agrietado. Los "Libros para Amigos" son extremadamente raros. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        Where The Blue Begins.

      London/NY, William Heinemann/Doubleday, Page, 1922 - London/NY, William Heinemann/Doubleday, Page, 1922, first edition. TEG, black cloth spine with label to front board, issued without dust jacket, color frontispiece and three other color illustrations by Arthur Rackham along with 16 line drawings, this de luxe edition is limited to 100 copies Signed by both Morley and Rackham, this copy is unnumbered. Extremity wear, else very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ABAA]
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        Where the Blue Begins

      William Heinemann no date (1922), London - Signed by illustrator Arthur Rackham, limited edition, this no. 87 of 175 copies, hardcover, quarto, 227pp., illustrated in color and b&w. Book VG with rubbing, toning, and soil to boards, mild wear to spine ends and corners, gilt decoration and title to spine, top edge of textblock gilt, binding tight, flyleaves mildly off-set, text clean and unmarked. No DJ. In protective mylar wrap. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A set of woodcuts being the illustrations to A Farmer's Life by George Bourne

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1922. 8 loose leaves housed in a green cloth chemise. 6 woodcuts by Stephen Bone. An excellent set. From a limited edition of only 55 copies, with each plate printed on Japanese vellum and signed by the artist in pencil.

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      Boni & Liveright (1922) [i.e., 1923], New York - Stiff black boards. Stated "Second Edition" in the colophon, this is actually a second impression of the First Edition from the same setting of type but with a different colophon and with the reading "mount in" on page 41 uncorrected. Gallup A-6b. Copy #734 of 1000 numbered copies. Though not identified as such, this copy is from the estate of Scofield Thayer, benefactor of the arts and publisher of the literary magazine THE DIAL from 1920 to 1926. Thayer was a school friend of Eliot and arranged for Eliot to be the 1922 recipient of the Dial $2000 annual award to a young American writer. The award is noted on the front panel of the dustwrapper. Mostly unopened. A spectacular copy of both the book and the dustwrapper, just as new as the day it was published [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Waste Land

      Boni and Liveright 1922 - First Edition, one of 1000 numbered copies with 1922 printed on the title page. Second issues lack the 1922 on the title page and mention "second edition" on the copyright page. An attractive copy in the original black cloth with light wear to the spine and edges. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Boni and Liveright, New York 1922 - An Unopened Copy in Virtually Mint ConditionOf the Second Impression of Eliot's Masterpiece. 197 x 130 mm (7 3/4 x 5 1/8"). 64 pp. ONE OF 1,000 COPIES of the Second Edition/Impression (see below). (This is copy #546.). Original black buckram, gilt titling on upper cover and spine, UNOPENED. In original pale orange dust jacket with black lettering. Gallup A-6b. Slight uniform fading to the spine of the dust jacket, but AS CLOSE TO A MINT COPY AS ONE COULD HOPE TO FIND--A SURELY UNSURPASSABLE COPY, the jacket virtually untouched, and with the unopened text obviously never read. This is an absolutely sparkling, once-in-a-decade copy of Eliot's masterpiece, which Day has called "the most discussed poem of the 20th century." An attack on the sterility and futility of modern life, the poem perfectly captured the disillusionment of the generation that had fought the Great War, and it was an immediate sensation. DNB describes it as "an iconoclastic and provocative work of jazz-like syncopation," observing that its "extraordinary intensity stems from a sudden fusing of diverse materials into a rhythmic whole of great skill and daring." Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965) was born in St. Louis and educated at Harvard, but never really felt at home in America. He moved to Britain in 1914, becoming a citizen in 1927. Clever and socially adept, he quickly became a part of the post-war literary scene in London, where, ANB notes, he "gained a reputation in the world of belles-lettres as an observer who could shrewdly judge both accepted and experimental art from a platform of apparently enormous learning." The success of "The Waste Land" opened new doors for Eliot: a position as an editor at a publishing house allowed him to leave his boring day job at a London bank and freed him to spend more time on his writing. He went on to author a number of acclaimed poems and dramas, as well as perceptive literary criticism, but "The Waste Land" will always be the work most associated with his name. As Gallup indicates, our volume was probably published early in 1923, after 1,000 copies of the first printing were issued in 1922. Gallup says that although our printing is "called 'Second Edition' in the colophon, this is actually a second impression from the same setting of type as the first edition, but with a different colophon." In all its important particulars, our copy agrees with copies from the later part of the first impression press run: the "a" in our copy has dropped out of "mountain" in line 339 of p. 41; our binding is stiff (not flexible) boards; and our copy number is in stamped numbers 2 mm. (not 5 mm.) high. ONE OF 1,000 COPIES of the Second Edition/Impression (see below). (This is copy #546.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Waste Land

      Boni & Liveright 1922 [1923?], New York - Number 369 (stamped in type 2-mm high, per Gallup A6b) of the second impression limited to just 1000 copies. (Though stated as the "second edition" on the colophon page, this second impression of 1000 copies was printed from the same setting of type as the first printing and is more accurately termed, as listed in Gallup, the "second impression.") With the incorrect 'mount in,' line 339, p. 41. Slim octavo; 64pp. Publisher's stiff black cloth, the spine and upper cover lettered in gilt, all edges deckled; in the original salmon-pink dust jacket printed in black. Near Fine, clean and complete, the gilt lettering still bright, with minor bumping to the spine ends; flawed by dark offsetting from paper laid in between the rear end papers and between pp. 38-39 and light chipping to the top of the half title and title pages where the uncut pages were opened carelessly; otherwise a bright, unmarred, very lightly read copy with no names, bookplates, or writing. The jacket is Near Fine or better without restoration, the front and back panel clean and complete—indeed Fine—but the spine darkened with trivial rubbing to the ends and a small sliver of loss mid-spine, not affecting any lettering. Overall, a remarkable, highly collectible copy of likely the century's most important poetic work. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Egoist Press, London 1922 - First English edition. Bound without wrappers in contemporary three-quarter black morocco and papercovered boards. Extremities rubbed and worn, half-title and title page a little smudged, still a nice and sound, very good copy that could use a little polishing. One of 2000 numbered copies. A nice copy of an increasingly scarce edition of one of the most important novels of the 20th Century. *Connolly 100.* See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Schweizerische Apotheker-Zeitung (Journal suisse de pharmacie). Offizielles Organ des Schweiz. Apotheker-Vereins, 52. Jg. (1914) – 59. Jg. (1921).

      Zürich, Institut Orell Füssli, Abteilung Verlag, 1914 – 1922. - de 15000 Alle Bände in gutem, unversehrtem Zustand. Erste und letzte Seiten partiell etwas fleckig, Seiten sonst überwiegend fleckenfrei, allenfalls wenige Seiten geringfügig fleckig. Sehr gute Reihe dieser seltenen, wissenschaftshistorisch aufschlußreichen Zeitschrift für die interessanten Kriegs- und Nachkriegsjahre. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (Rubrik: Medizin und Pharmazie) Jahrgänge 52 (1914) bis 59 (1921). Schwarze Halbleinenbände der Zeit mit schwarzen Rückentiteln auf hellen Rückenschildern. Buchdeckel in schwarz-gelber Marmorierung und mit Leinenecken.

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      Shakespeare and Company 1922 - Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First Edition, First Printing. Original blue printed wrappers. 4to. This is number 986 of the edition of 750 numbered copies (of a total edition of 1000 copies). Very minor wear to extremities of the spine, else a lovely copy: uncut, mostly unopened and untouched by any restorer. Small contemporary portrait of Joyce by C. Rup mounted on the recto of the half-title together with the neat signature of Frank Layton, who bought this copy on the 16th of March in 1922 according to Sylvia Beach's "Ulysses" Notebook. It formed part of the Allan D. McGuire Collection of Cyril Connolly's "The Modern Movement - 100 Key Books from England, France and America 1880-1950" and was also exhibited in the "Allspace in a Notshall" Exhibition in Zürich in 1991. Complete with a beautiful three-quarter morocco slipcase and all the documentation of provenance and exhibtion. The Book of Books on any list of modern fiction and a great and funny read at that, which comes here in beautiful condition and with a full record of provenance. CHF 80'000. This item is part of our Catalogue 10: James Joyce, a copy of which you can order from us at YGRbookS. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Paris Shakespeare Press Paris 1922 - First edition, number 619 of 750 copies on handmade paper, from a total edition of 1000 copies. Original 'Greek flag' blue-green wrappers, lettered in white to upper cover. A very good copy indeed with bright colouring which shows a little wear to the spine ends and a couple of paper repairs to the spine. Internally clean and fresh. A well preserved example of a fragile book. Housed in a custom-made chemise and quarter morocco slipcase. The author's most famous work and tour de force of modern literature. On the recommendation of Ezra Pound, Margaret Andersen serialised the novel in her "Little Review" between 1918 and 1921. Although the serialisation was completed, it ultimately finished The Little Review and led to its editors being tried for obscenity. As a result of this debacle, Joyce feared that even should he be able to find a publisher, the act of serialisation and the stigma attached to the following court case would make the novel unsaleable. It was to Sylvia Beach and her small Parisian bookshop, Shakespeare and Company that Joyce turned. Beach, like Andersen before her, had immediately seen the genius in Ulysses, and wrote to her mother that she might be soon to publish "the most important book of the age". It was decided to publish 1000 copies by subscription. 100 copies on Holland handmade paper (signed), 150 copies on vergé d'Arches and 750 copies on linen. A further 20 copies were produced, unwrappered on mixed paper and marked, "press copy". A printer was found in Maurice Darantière of Dijon and publication was planned for October. The printing process was not nearly as straightforward as anticipated, due in part to Joyce's continual rewriting of the text and his and Beach's perfectionism in the printing process. The publication date was continually moved back and eventually 2 February 1922, Joyce's birthday, was settled upon. But even then only two copies were ready, sent by Darantière via the Paris-Dijon express. One was put on display at Shakespeare and Company and the other taken, unopened by Joyce, to his birthday celebrations at the Italian restaurant, Ferrari's. "He had brought with him a package containing his copy of Ulysses, and placed it under his chair. Nora remarked that he had thought about the book for sixteen years, and spent seven years writing it. Everyone asked to see it opened, but he seemed to shrink from producing it. After the dessert he at last untied the parcel and laid the book on the table. It was bound in the Greek colours - white letters on a blue field - that he considered lucky for him, and suggesting the myth of Greece and Homer, the white island raising from the sea. There was a toast to the book and its author which left Joyce deeply moved" (Richard Ellman - James Joyce). The remaining copies were delivered in tranches and all 1000 of the first edition were sold within a month. It is now recognised as one of the key works of the twentieth century and the defining work of the modernist movement. ".like a ruined temple soaring from a jungle." - Cyril Connolly (100 Key Books of the Modern Movement) Slocum A17; Connolly 42 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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      - Shakespeare and Company 12, Rue de l`Odéon, 12 Paris 1922. Printed for Sylvia Beach by Maurice Darantiere at Dijon, France. 8:o. First edition. No 695 of 750 numbered copies on handmade paper. (10, first 2 blank),732,(4, 3 blank) pages. Contemporary brown full morocco, spine with five raised bands, title and year gilt. Top edge gilt, else uncut. Inner dentelles. Boards with double lines in blind. Edges of boards gilt. Front wrapper bound at end. Light wear to upper outer joints. Light scratch lower board. Lower part of boards slightly affected by water, last few leaves also very slightly touched at lower margin, hardly visible. (J. Forbes, Binder). 24,5 x 19,5 cm.*The first edition was printed in 1.000 copies: 100 copies (signed) on Dutch handmade paper numbered from 1 to 100; 150 copies on vergé d`Arches numbered from 101-250; 750 copies on handmade paper numbered from 251-1000.[#\53029] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria Bok & Bildantikvariat AB]
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      Shakespeare and Company, Paris 1922 - The true First Printing of this modern classic. Copy #482 of 750 numbered copies printed on handmade paper of a total edition of only 1000. Bound without the original blue paper covers in half brown morocco with matching corners, spine lettered in gilt, with a matching half morocco slipcase. A very nice copy priced very attractively because the half title and title pages are in expert facsimile. There is also a facsimile corner repair to one page. The initial and rear blanks as well as the colophon leaf at the end are lacking; the limitation leaf at the beginning is original. In order to bring the book into an English-speaking country before 1934, a number of people evidently tore off the wraps and title pages to smuggle it in through customs. If you can live with this, you will have on your shelf perhaps the most notable work of fiction written in the twentieth century at a price you are not likely to encounter elsewhere. Despite the defects, Very Good in a handsome slipcase. Scarce [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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      Shakespeare & Co., 1922 - Paris: Shakespeare & Co., 1922. First Edition. One of 750 copies on handmade paper (this copy no. 409). Rebound in quarter vellum boards, title and date in gilt to spine. Lacks wrappers, margins of preliminary leaves and a number of leaves of the text discoloured due to possible exposure to a damp environment; however pages are in crisp condition with no loss. The first edition of Joyce's masterpiece, an impaired copy, but priced accordingly. [See Sylvia Beach, Shakespeare and Company, London, 1959; Connolly, The Modern Movement 42; Slocum & Cahoon A17]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Jardin de Berenice

      Pous les Cent Bibliophiles, Paris 1922 - Original pictorial wraps printed in color and gilt embossed to cover and spine, edges uncut, in glassine dust jacket. Illustrated with 41 color drypoint etchings all by Malo Renault; decorative margins. Number 125 from a limited edition of 130 copies. Attractive, sound copy, if only slightest browning and wear at edges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London, Egoist Press,, 1922. Octavo, pp.[viii] + 732 + [i]. Bound in half burgundy morocco, gilt titles, and raised bands to spine, light burgundy cloth boards. Some soiling to first and last leaves, and slight damage to last leaf. First English publication, October 1922, and second edition overall Limited to 2000 copies of which this is number 904.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        In Stahlgewittern. Aus dem Tagebuch eines Stoßtruppführers. Zweite Auflage.

      Berlin : Mittler & Sohn, 1922.. 2. Auflage, 9.-11. Tausend viii,248 Seiten orig.Pappband. ÄUSSERST SELTEN.- Mit dem Bilde des Verfassers.- mit priv. Leinenrücken.- Erste Buchhandelsausgabe! Erste Bearbeitung! Rücken privat ersetzt, Kanten berieben/bestossen, Vorsatzblatt mit Widmung/Besitzeintrag von 1922, Besitzeintrag auf Innentitel, Vorsatzfalzanrisse vorn und hinten oben ca. 2,5 cm, papierbedingte Seitenbräunung.- Seltenes Exemplar der Ersten Bearbeitung. Mühleisen 0004, Blank 18. -[ interner vermerk -> -> -> BITTE BEACHTEN: Dieser Titel befindet sich nicht hier im Hause, sondern in meinem auswärtigen Nebenlager. Der Versand von dort erfolgt 1-2mal wöchentlich <- <- <- ISS-10835 '\m/'

      [Bookseller: Wimbauer Buchversand]
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        Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rainer Schlicht]
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        Rare signed Houdini Picture Company stock certificate

      Stock Certificate signed ?Harry Houdini? as President of the Houdini Picture Corporation, 8.25? x 11.5?. New York, May 12, 1922. Ornately bordered with blind embossed 1921 New York corporate seal in lower left. Houdini?s signature is darker than those usually found on stock certificates. Countersigned ?Harry H. Poppe? as Assistant Treasurer. Folds, minor tape repairs on verso. Fine condition. Certificate Number 1986. In part, ?This is to certify that Isabelle Steffy is the owner of Ten Shares of the Capital Stock of Houdini Picture Company ...? Chartered by the State of New York on February 26, 1921, the Houdini Picture Corporation was involved in three Houdini silents: ?The Soul of Bronze? (1921), ?The Man from Beyond? (1922), and ?Haldane of the Secret Service? (1923). Houdini?s company distributed the first two films; Houdini starred in the last two.

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        Glimpses of Authors

      1922. first edition. Extra-Illustrated with Sixty-Five Autograph Letters, Notes, Portraits and ViewsTICKNOR, Caroline. Glimpses of Authors. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1922. First edition, extra-Illustrated. Octavo (8 1/2 x 5 7/8 inches; 216 x 149 mm). xii, [2], 335, [1 blank] pp. Sixteen photogravure plates. Bound by The Booklovers Bindery NY., in contemporary three-quarter blue crushed levant morocco over blue cloth boards ruled in gilt. Spine with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, blue marbled endpapers.Extra illustrated with 24 autograph letters and notes (mainly by American poets and statesmen), 39 portraits and views (mainly engraved), a 4 page Tribute to Eugene Field (signed by the Rev. F.M. Bristol) and an unused &#39;half-block&#39; of six Charles Dickens "A Tribute to Genius" 1912 centenary testimonial postage stamps. A wonderful compilation with all of the extra-illustrations bound in at the relevant places.1. Dickens, Charles. Signed envelope dated Oct 3, 1867.2. Dickens, Charles. Engraved portrait by W.G. Jackman3. Dickens, Charles. A &#39;half-block&#39; of six (unused) "A Tribute to Genius" 1912 centenary testimonial postage stamps4. Gounod, Charles Francois. Engraved portrait by T. Johnson5. Pierce, Franklin. Engraved portrait6. Hawthorne, Nathaniel. Full length portrait by Charlet7. Lincoln, Abraham. Engraved portrait by A.B. Hall8. Byron, Lady. Engraved portrait by Freeman9. Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. Engraved portrait by S. Hollyer10. Park, Benjamin. Engraved portrait11. King, Thomas Starr. Engraved portrait by J.C. Buttre12. Holmes, Oliver Wendell. Photogravure portrait13. Hay, John; Lincoln, Abraham; Nicolay, John George. Photogravure portrait14. Fawcett, Edgar. Four page autograph letter signed discussing his admiration of Oscar Wilde&#39;s poetry15. Poe, Edgar Allan. Engraved portrait16. Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Engraved portrait17. Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Autograph note signed. "The Lord is a strong hold in the day of trouble&#133;"18. Beecher, Henry Ward. Engraved portrait19. Saxe, John G. Engraved portrait20. Wallace, Lew. Clipped signature21. Cortez, Fernando. Engraved portrait22. Dilke, Charles. Engraved portrait23. Dilke, Charles. One and a quarter page autograph letter signed to Henrietta Muller24. Cleveland, Grover. Engraved portrait25. Twain, Mark. Autograph note signed "Very Truly Yours / Mark Twain"26. Cable, George W. Autograph note signed "Yours Truly / Geo.W. Cable"27. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. Engraved portrait28. Harris, Joel Chandler. Autograph note signed "Joel Chandler Harris / Uncle Remus"29. Aldrich, Thomas Bailey. Autograph letter signed. One page.30. Gilder, Richard Watson. Typed letter signed. One page.31. Barrett, Lawrence. Clipped signature32. Niagra Falls. Engraved by W. H. Bartlett33. Trowbridge, John Townsend. Autograph note signed34. Langtry, Lillie. Photogravure portrait35. Markham, Edwin. Autograph letter to Edmund Clarence Stedman, signed. One page, folding (with envelope)36. Stedman, Edmund Clarence. Six-line autograph note37. Petrarca, Francesco (Petrarch). Engraved portrait by Robert Hart38. Taylor, Bayard. Autograph letter signed. One page.39. Hutton, Laurence. Three-line autograph note40. Bancroft, George. Engraved portrait by H.B. Hall41. Lander, Frederick W. Engraved portrait42. Hawthorne, Julian. Autograph letter signed. One page, folding.43. Irving, Washington. Engraved portrait by M.J. Danforth44. Chaucer, Geoffrey. Engraved &#39;medallion&#39; portrait45. Read, Opie. Autograph letter signed. One page, folding.46. Bristol, Rev. F.M. Engraved portrait47. Bristol, Rev. Frank M. "A Tribute to the memory of Eugene Field. Nov. 6th, 1884, 4pp. (signed)48. Luther, Martin. Engraved portrait by C.E. Wagstaff49. Arnold, Edwin. Autograph fragment. Signed and dated 189250. Gore, Elizabeth Marianne. Autograph letter signed. One page51. Gwynn, Nell. Engraved portrait by W.G. Jackman52. King, Clarence. Autograph note signed52a. Williams, Talcott. Autograph note signed "There are no rights; there are only duties" (affixed to #52)53. Mazzini, Giuseppe. Autograph letter signed. Two and a half pages54. Mendelsson. Engraved portrait by J. Sartain55. More, Sir Thomas. Engraved portrait by R. Woodman56. Evarts, William M. Etched portrait by H.B. Hall57. Coutts, Thomas & Co. Autograph letter/receipt addressed to Messrs. Le Roy Bryam & Co., NY. (two pages, folded)58. Victoria, Queen. Photogravure portrait59. Ritchie, Lady Anne Isabella Thackeray. Autograph letter signed. One page.60. Larkbeare. Thackeray&#39;s Home in Devonshire. Etched view.61. Thackeray, William Makepeace. Stipple portrait62. Moulton, Louise Chandler. Autograph letter signed. One page.63. Dante Alighieri. Engraved portrait by C.E. Wagstaff64. Tennyson, Alfred, Lord. Engraved portrait. J. Stephenson, sculpt.

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        The Meaning of Relativity

      Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1922. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Methuen & Co, Ltd, 1922: First edition, first printing. In Very Good overall condition, lacking the dust jacket. Crease to the top corner of at least one page, a few chips to page edges. Light shelf lean to spine. Soiling and edge wear to cloth. Light foxing to the page edges, offsetting to end sheets, a few spots to the top side of the page block. Name of former owner and bookstore sticker to front paste down and fly. First edition.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Ebony and Crystal Poems in Verse and Prose

      Auburn Journal, Auburn, CA 1922 - Limited to 500 copies, this is number 106, signed on the limitation page by the author. This copy has also been signed by the author, with an inscription, on the title page. This copy is in Very Good+ condition. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The red cloth covers have some light spotting and there is a noticeable strip of fading to the front foredge. The text pages are clean and bright. The title page and limitation pages are noticeably toned. There is some light cracking to the front inner hinge. "Who of us care to be present at the accouchment of the immortal? I think that we so attend wo are first to take this book in our hands. A bold assertion, truly, and one demonstrable only in years remote from these." ; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Medical Services Surgery of the War Vol. II

      London: HMSO,, 1922. Octavo. Original green sand-grain cloth, title gilt to the spine, blind panels to the boards. 7 coloured plates, numerous illustrations to the text. A little rubbed, spine slightly sunned, free endpapers browned, light toning to the text, overall very good. First and only edition. Print run of 1,500 copies, well-represented institutionally, but decidedly uncommon on the market. This volume, the second surgical volume, includes extensive coverage of wounds to the head, neck, the spine; the organization of orthopaedic treatment; amputations and artificial limbs. Lieut.-Col. Macpherson, the general editor of the Official History Medical Series, was later to become colonel commandant of the Royal Army Medical Corps, having been deputy director-general medical services in World War I. During the war he was mentioned in despatches nine times, and received honours from France, Italy and the United States, picking up the sobriquet "Tiger Mac" on account of his ferocious energy and attention to detail.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Babbitt ( First issue, inscribed )

      Harcourt Brace & Company, New York 1922 - 1st ed., 1st issue with "Purdy" and "my" on page 49, lines 4 and 5. Cloth. SIGNED and inscribed 'To Leonora Hornblow with love from an old friend. Sinclair Lewis". Ms Hornblow was a novelist and prominent NY socialite. Also with the small dignified leather book plate of Mary Pinkerton Carlisle, wife of millionaire Jay F, Carlisle and daughter of Allan Pinkerton, founder of the famous detective agency. Also with the small, old signature of what looks like "Mr Garity". Laid in is a typed note on prominent book dealer Harry F. Marks engraved note paper detailing the pagination and first issue points. Marks co-wrote 'Ten Thousand Rare Book and Their Prices" A near Fine copy with pleasing associations. Housed in folding cloth covers and fine leather backed slipcase with gilt titles and decoration, the folding cloth and cloth on the case being orange to simulate the orange fields on the covers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JOSEPH NATALE - BOOKS]
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        Saint Magloire

      Albin Michel 1922 In - 4 (255 x 174 mm), demi - chagrin rouge, dos à cinq nerfs orné, tête dorée, non rogné (reliure d'époque). Edition originale. Tirage spécial à 20 exemplaires réimposés in - 8 sur papier vélin de cuve des Usines d'Arches, celui - ci imprimé pour M. Gobin, imprimeur. (quelques frottements, piqûres sur les tranches). / / Quarto (255 x 174 mm), red half - shagreen, spine tooled raised on five bands, top edge gilt, uncut (contemporary binding). First edition. Special limited printing of 20 copies, "réimposés in - 8 sur papier vélin de cuve des Usines d'Arches", this one printed for M. Gobin, imprimeur. (some rubbings, spots on edges).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Henri Picard & Fils]
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        Jahrbuch der jungen Kunst. 1922.

      Leipzig: Klinkhardt & Biermann, 1922.. 1 Bl., 326 S., 8 Bl. Anzeigen; zahlr. s/w-Abb. auf Kunstdruckpapier. 4°; Orig. ill. Halbln. m. schwarz gepr. RT. Fdh.. Dritter Jahrgang des bahnbrechenden Jahrbuchs (Normalausgabe). - Enthält 7 Originalgraphiken: 1) "Liebespaar" von Max Beckmann; 2) o.T. von Robert Kohl; 3) "Der schöne Sonntag" von Bernhard Kretzschmar; 4) "Der Reiter" von Wilhelm Kohlhoff (Lithographien); 5) "Schäferszene" von Walter Teutsch; 6) "Zeitgenossen" von F.M. Jansen (Holzschnitte); 7) Einband: Orig. Linolschnitt von Georg Mathey. Außerdem Beiträge von renommierten Autoren mit jew. zahlr. Abb. über u.a. van Gogh; Corot; Paul A. Seehaus; Cezanne; Blumenstilleben der Paula Modersohn; August Macke; Corinth; B. Hoetger (von Theodor Däubler); A. Giacommetti, O. Coubine, Johannes Molzahn, Picasso, Richard Seewald, Othon Fries, Charles Dufresne, W. Kohlhoff; Le Fauconnier, Franz Radziwill, M. Kisling (Carl Einstein); Werner Heuser; Otto v. Waetjen; Gustave de Smet; neue Plastik in Frankreich; Sammlung Max L. Flemming; Max Slevogt (Buchkunst); Felix Meseck; K.F. Zähringer; F.M. Jansen (jew. Graphik); Handzeichnungen von Otto Lange. - Der schöne Einband gering berieben, hinten leicht angestaubt, Ecken u. Kanten ger. bestoßen, Papierüberzug stellenw. gering abgeschabt. Rückenenden leicht bestoßen an den Gelenken etw. brüchig. Erstes Titelbl. m. schwachem Längsknick. Papier etw. gebräunt, sonst innen gut erhalten, auch die Graphiken. Schöner, kräftiger Druck auf gutem Papier. A/P2 - Please ask for detailed information in English / Demandes des details en francais s.v.p.

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        The Works of John Galsworthy. Manaton Edition. 25 Vol.

      New York, Charles Scribner's Sons., 1922-1936.. Gr.-8°, Ledereinband. 25 from 30 Vol. Full morocco leather binding. titles to spine gilt, raised bands, gilt to top edge, gilt dentelles. Illustrated with frontispieces. N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922-36. The "Manaton" edition. Limited to 780 sets signed by the author of which this is 501. With Exlibris from W. H. Vanderbilt, Oakland Farm, Newport Rhode Island. Exept one small black hole on the front cover very fine copies.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Universität München]
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        Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance

      Longmans, Green and Co.,, 1922-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Longmans, Green and Co. 1922. 356 p. with color fold-out maps at rear. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. First US edition, first printing. Very Good hardcover. No jacket. Clean pages and strong gilt lettering. Some soiling and rubbing to cloth. Small vintage booksellers&#39; stamp on fep, small stain on fore edge, foxing to fore edge. All maps present in nice condition. A nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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