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        A Set of Six

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company,, 1922. Octavo. Original blue limp morocco, titles and ship design to spine and upper cover gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. With the dust jacket. A little faint spotting to covers. An excellent copy in the jacket with chips from the ends of the spine panel. The Deep Sea edition. Inscribed by Conrad on the front free endpaper, "D. W. R. from J. C.". The recipient, Douglas Whitehead Reed (1883–1930) qualified as a radiologist and surgeon in 1909. He was both senior surgeon at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital and St. George's House, a nursing home in Canterbury. During the early 1920s he attended to the problems with Jessie Conrad's leg. A Set of Six was originally published in 1908. From the library of Conrad collector Stanley J. Seeger, with his bookplate on the verso of the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        LADY ANNE CLIFFORD, COUNTESS OF DORSET, PEMBROKE AND MONTGOMERY, 1590-1676. Her Life, Letters and Work Extracted from all the Original Documents Available, Many of which are Here Printed for the First Time.

      Kendal Titus Wilson and Son 1922 - Quarter parchment with printed titles over blue, paper-covered boards. All edges uncut. A limited edition of 250 copies, this being No.77, with author's signature to label to f.f.e.p. With the armorial bookplate of Lord Vaux of Harrowden to front pastedown. Front inner hinge very slightly tender, but a very good copy. pp. xxii, [ii], 547. With 53 black and white plates and a folding pedigree. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: GROVE RARE BOOKS ABA ILAB]
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        Racing in America 1665-1979

      New York: Privately Printed for The Jockey Club, 1922-1980. First editions. 6 vols., 4to. Illustrated. Original boards with linen spine, printed spine labels. Small nick at foot of spine of Vosburgh volume. A fine set. Podeschi 446 (1922-1936 volume) . A cornerstone of any racing library, including the now very difficult to find Vosburgh volume, and the final volume in the series by William H. Rudy

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Discours prononcé à l'inauguration de la statue de Ernest Renan à Tréguier, le 13 septembre 1903.

      Paris, Librairie des Amateurs. A. Ferroud 1922 - Illustrations en couleurs et eaux-fortes par Serge de Solomko. Exemplaire non numéroté sur JAPON Impérial contenant les 2 eaux-fortes dont le frontispice, en trois états insérés, et 2 SUITES des illustrations, une en noir et une en couleurs, reliées in fine. Paris, Librairie des Amateurs. A. Ferroud - F. Ferroud, Successeur - 1922 - 61 pages. Reliure demi chagrin caramel à larges coins. Dos à 4 nerfs aux titre et auteur dorés. Tête dorée sur témoins, non rogné. Couverture illustrée d'une vignette en couleurs, et dos conservés. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-12°(19x14). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: livres et collections]
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        Die Kommunistin. Organ der Kommunistischen Partei Deutschlands (Sektion der Kommunistischen Internationale). Herausgegeben vom Frauenreichssekretariat. Gegründet unter ständiger Mitarbeit von Clara Zetkin

      Berlin, VIVA Vereinigung Internationaler Verlags-Anstalten GmbH, 1922 - 1924.. Sammelband mit den Ausgaben: 4. Jg., 1922: 1-24 (1.1.-15.12.) und der Sonderausgabe zum Internationalen Frauentag. Kompletter Jahrgang mit 192 S.; 5. Jg., 1923: Nr. 1-19 (1.1.-1.10). 152 S.; 6. Jg., 1924: Nr. 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17. - Die Nr. 1 für "Februar/März", Nr. 16 und 17 jeweils mit Monatsangabe Dezember. - Mit zahlr. Zeichnungen und Holzschnitten von Käthe Kollwitz, Fritz Hampel, Peter Stecher u. a. HLwd. d. Zt. Folio. 31 x 24 cm. Die Hefte des 6. Jg. jeweils mit 4, bzw. 8 Seiten Umfang; ob der 5. Jahrgang komplett mit den 19 Ausgaben bis zum 1.10. ist, konnte ich nicht verifizieren; der 6. Jg. startet mit der Nr. 1 als Februar/März Ausgabe, eventuell wurde die Zeitschrift während der Hyperinflation in den letzten Monaten des Jahres 1923 nicht herausgegeben. - Insgesamt recht gut erhalten, die Nummern des letzten Jahrgangs tls. etwas knapp beschnitten. Bitte beachten Sie: Wir sind bis 12.01.2014 im Urlaub, der Versand kann erst ab 13.01.2014 erfolgen! - Please note: As we are in holidays your order can't be shipped before 13/01/2014!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Poems

      London: William Heinemann,, 1922. Selected and Edited by Gordon Bottomley, with an Introductory Memoir by Laurence Binyon. Octavo. Original black cloth, printed paper label to spine. With the dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece. Boards rubbed and bumped, significant dampstain and loss of size to lower edge, contents toned. A good copy in the rubbed and marked jacket with repaired splits along both sides of the spine panel, which is tanned. First collected edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Hangchow Itineraries

      Shanghai Kelly & Walsh Limited 1922. VG: in very good condition without dust jacket. Minor marking to rear board Second Revised Edition Buff cloth spine on illustrated brown boards 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). vii, 55pp, index + ads. Nine illustrations including folding frontis plate and six folding maps.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Letter signed.

      Garmisch, 25. VII. 1922. - Large 4to 2 pp. To the Austrian bass-baritone singer Alfred Jerger, appealing to Jerger's conscience not to leave the Vienna State Opera and go to Switzerland: "[.] The Swiss opera stages are excellent, but I think for a prestige abroad they can not offer what the Vienna State Opera can afford. Before you do a hasty step, think it over carefully, and in your own interest be not casual in risking the breech of the contract [.]" (transl. from the German original).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Alexander L. Kielland [Signed; Underskrevet]Og Hans Samtid

      Stavanger: Dreyers Forlag,Stavanger, 1922. Leather_bound. Near Fine. A Near Fine copy of Gerhard Gran's biography of Alexander L Kielland, bound in 3/4 leather with marbled boards, top edge gilt, SIGNED BY GERHARD GRAN on the title page (light rubbing, some edge cracking to spine leather, minor damage at top edge of the half-title). Alexnader l. Kielland is considered one of The Four Greats of Norwegian Literature (the others being Henrik Ibsen, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson and Jonas Lie and the four men being the most influential Norwegian writers of the late 19th Century.) Gerhard Gran, Norwegian literary historian, professor, magazine editor, essayist and biographer, was perhaps the most prominent Norwegian biographer of his era, authoring biographies of the writers Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson (1910), Jean Jacques Rousseau (1910-1911), Henrik Ibsen (1918), Alexander Kielland (1922), and Charles Dickens (1925, posthumously). Signed copies of Gran's works are quite scarce to the market. A Near Fine copy, SIGNED BY GERHARD GRAN. RARE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Original Dust Jacket Art: The Everlasting Whisper by Jackson Gregory

      Hodder & Stoughton (London): Hodder & Stoughton. (No date - 1922). First. Original dust jack art. Image matted to approximately 11" x 17". Pastel. About fine. Unsigned (possibly by Eugene Hastain). Image of a misty-eyed woman. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        ESPASA. ENCICLOPEDIA UNIVERSAL ILUSTRADA EUROPEO AMERICANA.

      Espasa Calpe., Madrid. 1922 - 72 Vols. 10 apéndices y 15 suplementos (hasta 1966 incluido). 97 Vols. Total. Nums. Fotogr. E ilstr. Negro y color. Enc. 1/2 piel tela editorial. Buen estado general. CONTRA REEMBOLSO, +5.00€ LIBRO EN ESPANOL [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Javier Fernández]
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        Mountain Madness.

      London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., 1922 - Octavo. Original green vertical grain cloth, titles to spine gilt and to front board in blind. With the dust jacket. Small contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper, some foxing to edges of text block. An excellent copy in the very lightly edge-rubbed jacket. With 11 black and white photographic plates, including frontispiece. First edition, first impression. "The madness seized me when staying in La Grave, at the foot of the Meije, that most splendid peak in the Dauphiny Alps. The hotel dog was mostly to blame. Chiefly mastiff with a dash of foxhound, we called him Pas Demi. He made no demur and always answered. He was beautiful and had a partiality for taking lonely ladies out for walks; he was a very perfect knight, bristling and barking at any man who came too near. Indeed, if one were seated when a member of that suspected sex came by, it was well to rise and avert bloodshed." [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Trembling of the Veil.

      London; privately printed for subscribers only by T. Werner Laurie, 1922. First edition. 23x15 cm. Frontispiece, (2), vii, (1 blank), 247, (1) pp. Original white and blue boards with paper-label on spine, matching blue endpapers and roughtrimmed edges. No dustjacket. The spine is slightly toned and has some light scrape marks and insignificant dampstains. Spine ends and corners are a bit bumped. There is a mended tear in the paper on front board. Contents are perfectly bright and clean. 'The Trembling of the Veil' is the main source of Yeats's intellectual autobiography and is regarded as his major undertaking as a prose writer. Arthur Symons has described the work as "an absolute masterpiece: far & away the best thing [Yeats] has ever done." (Arthur Symons: A Life, p. 304). This is no. 116 of 1000 numbered and signed copies. Yeats has also made a manual change in the title of Book III, where "Hodos Camelionis" has become "Hodos Chameleontos". Inscribed by Yeats to his Swedish publisher Thorsten Laurin the year after he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature: "T. Laurin from W B Yeats, with all friendly wishes / Jan. 21 1924". With Laurin's gilt stamped bookplate on front pastedown. Laurin (1875-1954), distinguished art collector and director of Norstedts publishing house. Norstedts published a Swedish edition of five plays by Yeats in 1923, including 'Cathleen ni Houlihan', the work by Yeats which was particularly regarded as a masterpiece by the Nobel Prize Committee. Wade 133

      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson Antikvariat]
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        Jacob's Room

      Richmond: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press,, 1922. Octavo. Original crocus-yellow cloth, printed paper label to spine. Spine rolled, spine toned, cloth slightly dulled and marked, light partial toning to free endpapers. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, one of only 1,200 copies printed. Jacob's Room was the first full-length book to be published by the Hogarth Press. Its publication marked the point from which the Woolfs decided to run the Press as a genuine business concern.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ulysses

      First Edition Softcover First Edition. #105. 1 of only 150 copies on Verge d'Arches paper; in a slightly larger format than the other versions of the First Edition. In the original blue-green wraps, lacking the backstrip. Otherwise complete. Arguably the most influential work of the 20th century, this copy has an interesting history. According to details in Sylvia Beach's notebook, it was originally purchased by John Quinn in 1922. Quinn, the New York attorney and patron of the arts and literature, was a financial supporter of Joyce. In addition to his purchase of First Edition copies of Ulysses, he owned many other Joyce works, and also purchased the original manuscript of "Ulysses" from Joyce. He amassed a historicallysignificant collection of books by many of the most important writers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His library boasted modern first editions and original manuscripts, including those of Joseph Conrad, Ezra Pound, and W. B. Yeats. In addition, he provided legal assistance to the publishers of "The Little Review" for the troubles occasioned bytheir early publication of portions of "Ulysses". An unrestored copy. The missing backstrip has allowed some of the stitching to come undone. The covers are detached but present, and have some edgewear. Housed in an attractive, appropriately decorated clam-shellcase. Please see our website (crossroadbookstore.com) for collation, along with further details on the provenance and condition of this book.

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        The Worst Journey in The World

      New York: George H. Doran Company, , 1922. Antarctic 1910–1913. With Maps and Illustrations by the Late Doctor Edward A. Wilson and Other Members of the Expedition. 2 volumes, octavo. Original natural linen-backed pale blue boards, paper labels to the spines, endpapers to match the boards, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Coloured frontispiece to each, with tissue guards, and 4 other coloured plates in all, 43 black and white plates, 5 maps, 4 of them folding. Spines lightly tanned, minor chipping to one label, light discolouration to board edges, spot to front board of Volume 1, American bookseller's ticket to front pastedown of first volume, neat contemporary gift inscription to both front pastedowns, early ownership rubber stamp to each pastedown and to lower margin of one page. An excellent set, internally clean and bright. First American edition, from English sheets, simultaneous issue, in Cherry-Garrard's preferred "Polar" binding of cloth-backed boards. "Cherry-Garrard seems an unlikely hero of Antarctic exploration, but he has achieved that status largely through this book … a young but wealthy patrician, near-sighted and frail, he paid his way onto the crew as an assistant zoologist, but performed splendidly in many harrowing situations" (Books on Ice). The "worst journey" referred to in the title is not "Scott's ill-fated rendezvous with death," but the earlier Ross Island Winter Journey, from Cape Evans to the penguin colony at Cape Crozier, with Edward Wilson and Henry "Birdie" Bowers. Both of his companions on this trip were to die on the Southern Journey with Scott, Cherry-Garrard being with the last group sent back before the final assault on the South Pole, he was also sent to rendezvous with the returning party of Scott and his four companions, and was the discoverer of the tent and their frozen bodies. "Widely regarded as the masterpiece of polar exploration.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED (ALS)

      Washington, D.C., 10 March 1922. Letter. A few words a bit light, vertical crease from mailing, three small holes well away from any writing. About Fine with envelope, and very frameable. A fine one-page letter of @50 words on United States Supreme Court 4-7/8" x 7-3/4" stationery SIGNED by the Justice to Henry W. Winslow responding to and declining a request for a photograph. Holmes was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1902 by President Theodore Roosevelt, a position he held until his retirement in 1932. Holmes became famous for his liberal interpretations of the U.S. Constitution and was known as the "Great Dissenter" because of his disagreement with the views of his colleagues on the Court. His lectures on common law at the Lowell Institute in Boston, collected as THE COMMON LAW (1881), are considered a classic of legal writing. Together with the original envelope with the Supreme Court of the United States printed return address also filled out in Holmes's hand.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Le livre de la pitié et de la mort -

      G. Crès et Cie 1922 -, Paris - 1 In-8 253 pp. Reliure janséniste plein maroquin mauve. Dos à nerfs avec titre doré. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Non rogné. Intérieur parfait. Les hors-texte, en-têtes et culs-de-lampe ont été dessinés par Maurice de Becque et gravés sur bois en couleurs par Georges Aubert. Parfait état Edition décorée de 50 compositions de Maurice de Becque.nTIRAGE LIMITE. Un des 1900 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de Rives. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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        A WONDER BOOK. Signed by the artist

      London, Hodder & Stoughton, (1922).. FIRST EDITION WITH RACKHAM ILLUSTRATIONS (1922), DE LUXE EDITION LIMITED TO 600 COPIES NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY THE ARTIST ON THE LIMITATION PAGE, THIS BEING No. 52. 4to, 280 x 225 mm, 11 x 9 inches, 16 wonderful mounted colour plates with captioned guards including frontispiece, 8 other full page coloured illustrations, title vignette and 20 small text illustrations, pages: (2), viii, 207, (1). In original publisher's white cloth with beautiful gilt illustration to upper cover, lettered gilt on upper cover and spine, endpapers illustrated pale green on white, top edges gilt. Minute ink spot in top left corner of upper cover, spine a touch darkened and with a very small pale mark below the lettering, no previous owner inscriptions, occasional very little very pale foxing, mainly to upper margins next to plates. A near Fine clean bright copy, all plates perfect. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.,, 1922. With an introduction by Bertrand Russell, F.R.S. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. Parallel texts in German and English. Spine and large areas of boards discoloured, spine ends professionally repaired, very minor wear to bottom corners of boards, prelims and edges of text block a little foxed, free endpapers tanned. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, later issue (with adverts at end dated 1929), of one of the philosophical masterpieces of the twentieth century, the inspiration for the Cambridge school of analysis of the inter-war years and of the logical positivism of the Vienna circle.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Traumgestalten

      Rotapfel Zurich and Leipzig: Rotapfel, 1922. First edition. 8vo. Original beige pictorial cloth. 10 interesting full page color plates by Ernest Kreidolf, others in line. Illustrated endpapers, tinted edges. String mark on rear edge, puncture hole on cover (not detracting), slight wear; overall a very good copy. A scarce Kreidolf title.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books ]
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        COLLECTION CH. HAVILAND

      1922. Good. HOTEL DROUOT. COLLECTION CH. HAVILAND. Paris: 1922. A series of auction catalogs of the collections of Japanese Art, ceramics, illustration, and illustrated books including descriptions for the items as well as a total of 64 plates. The volumes comprise all Haviland auctions pertaining to Japanese Prints & books in a total of seven volumes. All catalogs are bound in paper covers, some with slight soiling or tears all with spine reapairs in binder's tape. Interiors and plates bright and clean. First Sale, November 27th-29th, 1922: 20 plates, 98p. Tenth Sale, 2nd part, June 4th-6th, 1923: 16 plates, 107p. Fourteenth Sale, Febuary 4th & 7th, 1924: 8 plates, 88p. Fifteenth Sale, October 20th-23rd, 1924: 6 plates, 70p. Sixteenth Sale, March 2nd-4th, 1925: 6 plates, 62p. Seventeenth Sale, June 15th-17th, 1925: 4 plates, 53p. Eighteenth Sale, June 2nd-4th, 1927: 4 plates, 90p. An extensive group of volumes for reference, research or historical interest, Good condition.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Racing in America 1665-1979

      New York: Privately Printed for The Jockey Club, 1922-1980 New York: Privately Printed for The Jockey Club, 1922-1980. First editions. 6 vols., 4to. Illustrated. Original boards with linen spine, printed spine labels. Small nick at foot of spine of Vosburgh volume. A fine set. Podeschi 446 (1922-1936 volume) . A cornerstone of any racing library, including the now very difficult to find Vosburgh volume, and the final volume in the series by William H. Rudy

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        Rub og Stub

      Regensens Rusgilde, Klokker 1922 - Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 55 pp. Text clean and in DANISH. Small number written lightly on front free endpage. Pages lightly tanned. Wraps bumped and shelf worn at corners, edges and spine ends with some light soiling. First four pages creased at upper corner. Small closed tears to front top edge of wraps. Wraps tanned. Staples at spine rusted. Wrap becoming loose at staples but still attached. Small closed tears and chipping to spine. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 106423. International shipping may require additional postage. Please inquire. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        LEGENDES JAPONAISES:

      Paris: Editions de L'Abeille D'Or, (1922). Fine. First edition. No. 274 of 2100 copies on Sur Velin Alfa 85p. With color text illustrations by Foujita and color frontispiece with 16 full-page beautiful color plates. Bound in gilt-titled black morocco spine with marbled boards, original color wrappers bound in

      [Bookseller: First Folio]
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        Gedichte um Netra. >Dieses Buch erschien im Verlag der Galerie v. Garvens, Hannover; im Einvernehmen mit dem "Verlag Neuer Graphik" der Rikola Verlag A. G.; Es wurde von Julius Zimpel auf den Stein geschrieben und in der Sezessionsdruckerei von A. Berger in einer Auflage von 100 Exemplaren auf der Handpresse gedruckt. Dies ist Nr. [handschriftlich mit Tinte V], Wien, 1922 [handschriftlich mit Tinte gezeichnet von Rudolf Kindermann].

      Verlag der Galerie von Garvens., Wien, 1922 - Wien, Verlag der Galerie von Garvens. 1922, 21 x 13 cm, 1 Blatt, 41, (3) Seiten, 8 Schmuckinitialen, drei ganzseitige Illustrationen von Zimpel, Original-Halbleinenband mit Kleisterpapierbezug und illustrierten Vorsätzen [hier entgegen den Angaben aus der Werbung nicht in Halbpergament; es gab auch wohl aufgrund Materialmangels nur einige Halbpergamentbände dieser Ausgabe; die beschriebene Vorzugsausgabe ist wahrscheinlich nie erschienen] Kanten etwas berieben, sonst ein schönes Exemplar. Umfassendste Literatur hierzu: Vester, Katrin, Herbert von Garvens-Garvensburg: Sammler und Galerist im Hannover der frühen Zwanziger Jahre. Wissenschaftliche Hausarbeit zur Erlangung des akademischen Grades eines Magister Artium der Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, 1989 (nur als Manuskript gedruckt); darin: Seite 26ff. Kapitel 1.3. Verlag der Galerie von Garvens, Zitat: "Seit Beginn des Bestehens der Galerie beabsichtigte Herbert von Garvens einen eigenen kleinen Verlag zu gründen. Die insgesamt sechs [sic!] Publikationen sind von exklusiver Ausstattung, Liebhaberstücke in kleiner Auflage. [.] Rudolf Kindermanns "Gedichte um Netra" sind "auf den Stein geschrieben", mit Original-Lithographien versehen, jedes der 100 Exemplare - 25 auf handgeschöpftem Büttenpapier mit Halbledereinband, 75 auf Dokumentenpapier mit Halbpergamenteinband - vom Dichter handschriftlich signiert. [.] - Siehe den Ausstellungskatalog "Die Zwanziger Jahre in Hannover", Kunstverein Hannover, 1962, darin im Ausstellungsverzeichnis ein Exemplar der Normalausgabe unter C35. - Kindermann war österreichischer Germanist und als Bezirksschulrat tätig, arbeitete auch als Redakteur der >Wiener Zeitung< (vgl. Kosch VIII, 1172). Sprache: Deutsch Kanten etwas berieben, sonst ein schönes Exemplar. Original-Halbleinenband mit Kleisterpapierbezug und illustrierten Vorsätzen [hier entgegen den Angaben aus der Werbung nicht in Halbpergament; es gab auch wohl aufgrund Materialmangels nur einige Halbpergamentbände dieser Ausgabe; die beschriebene Vorzugsausgabe ist wahrscheinlich nie erschienen]

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        Tams Reise durch die jüdische Märchenwelt. Fünfundzwanzig Kindermärchen nach jüdisch volkstümlichen Motiven. Illustriert v. F. V. Kosak

      Breslau, Brandeis 1922.. gr.-8°. 98 S., 1 Bl. Mit mehreren, teilweise ganzs. Illustrationen v. F. V. Kosak. OHln. ill. Bll. gebräunt. Vors. erneuert. Frontisp. u. Tit. mit säurefreiem Klebestreifen im Innensteg verstärkt. EA. Selten!

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        The Writings of Mark Twain

      New York: Gabriel Wells, 1922. Octavo, bound in three quarters leather. Titles to the spine and tooling in gilt, top edge gilt. One of 1024 numbered sets with volume one signed by Mark Twain and Albert Bigelow Paine. 35 volumes. In near fine condition. A lovely set. To understand America, read Mark Twain. No matter what new craziness pops up in America, I find it described beforehand by him&#133; He was never innocent, at home or abroad" (Garry Wills).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Pageant of Peking comprising Sixty-Six Vandyck Photogravures of Peking & Environs from Photographs by Donald Mennie

      Shanghai, A.S. Watson, 1922, 3rd edition. - 1 volume, folio, VIII-40 pp., hardcover, original decorated silk covers, gilt lettering on covers, sunning to spine and boards edges, spine rubbed with bits of silk missing, some foxing on endpapers, overall a good copy. This volume is illustrated with 66 photographs on tipped-in plates by the famous photographer Donal Mennie. Donal Mennie was a photographer in Shanghai and Peking from 1920 until late 30'. This volume shows includes photographs of famous views such as the Summer Palace, the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, and scenes of shopkeepers, merchants, travellers, and monks going among other pepole. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: INDOSIAM RARE BOOKS]
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        THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON AND JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES

      New York: Gabriel Wells, 1922. Occasional foxing, front inner hinge of Volume I reinforced with binders tape, quite handsome set. Temple Bar Edition, limited to 785 copies Ten volumes. Illustrated. Bound in half brown crushed morocco with cloth sides and marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and panel ornaments Edited, and with a bibliographical introduction, by Clement Shorter

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        Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman (The Bluebird Books)

      Reilly & Lee, Chicago 1922 - Black-stamped indigo cloth. Extremely minor edge-rubs. Inked name FEP. Clean text. Rare with any dust jacket! Attractive dust jacket: stylized girl reads a book. 3 good-sized: 1 on upper back panel, 2 on top & bottom of front panel. Back dj flap: 8 titles in the Mary Louise series, including this one. Back panel: 8 titles in the Camp Fire Girls series by Sanderson. 54242 CF shelf [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gil's Book Loft]
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        ULYSSES

      Paris: Published for the Egoist Press, London, by John Rodker, 1922.. Small, thick quarto. Original blue and white wrappers. Quarto gathering of errata laid in. Wrappers chipped at spine ends, with partial splits of wrapper joints at extremities, a few light rubs or soft creases to wrappers, a bit of minor foxing to errata and endleaves, but internally very good, and if properly bound, a quite agreeable copy. "First English edition," but more precisely the second impression of the first edition, printed from the largely unaltered plates used for the first impression, and intended for distribution in Britain. Copy #645 of 2000 numbered copies printed on handmade paper (i.e. a copy from the sequence erroneously alleged to have been burnt by US customs). SLOCUM & CAHOON A18. MODERN MOVEMENT 42.

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        The New Broadside. Nos 1-14. Coloured Decorations and Accompanying Poems

      VG : in very good condition. Leaves 1 and 2 lightly foxed and some minor corner creasing to several other illustrations. Folder rubbed and marked [First Edition] Grey board cover 460mm x 220mm (18" x 9"). 14 leaves. 14 leaves [430 x 190] each with coloured decorations and poems. Contents comprise 1: 'The Huntsmen' by Walter de la Mare and decorations by Ethelbert White; 2: 'An Immorality' by Ezra Pound, decorations by Paul Nash; 3: 'Journey's End' by Humbert Wolfe, decorations by Albert Rutherston; 4: 'The Parrot' by Sacheverell Sitwell, decorations by E. McKnight Kauffer; 5: 'Windy Nights' by R. L. Stevenson, decorations by John Nash; 6: 'The Schoolboy' by William Blake, decorations by Cecil Rhodes; 7: 'Matrimonal Maxims' decorated by Margaret Daviel; 8: 'From Whitman's Song of Myself', decorations by John Nash; 9: 'Susan' by J. Murray Allison, decorations by Edy Legrand; 10: 'The Cock' by Eleanor Farjeon, decorations by E. McKnight Kauffer; 11: 'Sister Awake', decorations by John Nash; 12: 'Forgetfulness' by Harold Monro, designs by Albert Rutherston; 13: 'The Dromedary' by A.Y. Campbell, decorations by John Nash; 14: 'Finland' by Robert Graves, decorations by Edy Legrand.

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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 MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH AND OTHER STORIES

      London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Ltd,. [1922]. original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black.. A nearly fine copy. A sharp copy of a book which does not age. gracefully, (#110049). First edition. The contents of the Cassell edition differ from those in American edition published by Harper in 1922. The Cassell edition has the eight tales featuring Horne Fisher and the four-part "The Trees of Pride," plus three stories not in the Harper edition; "The Garden of Smoke," "The Five of Swords" and "The Tower of Treason." "The Garden of Smoke" is a murder mystery about roses and drugs. As is typical with Chesterton, it's also about the flimsiness of appearances and the paradox that the only really solid things are those that are unseen. A whiff of fantasy hangs over the story with its premise of a special, very rare kind of opium so good that it not only supplies the needed inspiration for "a famous lady novelist and fashionable poet," but the motivation for a murder. As is also typical with Chesterton, the male characters here and in the following story move about (deliberately or helplessly) on a plane of irony, while the heroine moves about on a plane of romance. "The Trees of Pride" is longer, more ambitious and more fantastic, dealing with the legend and superstitions surrounding a stand of peacock trees, a flamboyant Asian/African species that has been imported to a seaside town in Cornwall. The locals believe them responsible for a spate of recent deaths and disappearances in the town and want to cut them down. The owner of the estate, one of those "advanced" and "enlightened" specimens of modernity that Chesterton loves to attack, refuses. The arrival of an American critic and the local poet he has discovered provide the catalyst for what follows: the disappearance and presumed death of the estate owner after he announces angrily that he is going to spend the night in the grove of demon trees to dispel the local superstitions. The mystery is resolved with a kind of triple reverse as the supernatural gives way to the criminal, which gives way to the humorous, which gives way, once again, to the supernatural. The story has something of the feeling of Chesterton's fantasy masterpiece, THE MAN WHO WAS THURSDAY, as the reader falls through one trap door after another. The most explicit serious theme here is that elites should not be quick to dismiss a thing just because it is held true by the masses. The background legend from North Africa about the carnivorous peacock trees constitutes a very attractive and potently weird storyette; this and the ambiguity surrounding them in modern Cornwall allow for this story to be classified as fantastic. "The Five of Spades" is a murder mystery set in France amid the intersecting worlds of dueling and business. It blends cleverness (in its detection), idealism (in its romance), urbanity (in its cultural insights) and an abiding sense of mystery (in both the macrocosm of its plot and the microcosm of its aphorisms) as one seeming truth gives way, like a discarded mask, to another, and another, and so on: all of it adding up that characteristic Chestertonian bravura whose exuberant levity is exactly balanced by its moral gravity. The same could be said of "The Tower of Treason" (or, indeed, to one degree or another, of everything else that the author wrote), which moves the setting from the bright plains of France to the dark mountains of an unspecified Balkan country, from the busy doings of the secular to the intricate broodings of the monastic. The story involves diamonds and history, treason and sacrifice, each one indestructible, disappearing only to come back in faint echoes or brilliant flashes. This, the final story of the collection, closes it out on a more overtly religious note - or chord - reminding us that, at the very heart of Christianity and shot through it, is that Chestertonian trademark, paradox, the paradox of sacrifice, divine and human, which wears a mask of loss only to stand revealed in the final act as ultimate gain. The last paragraph, with its metaphorical equation of a diamond, a bullet, the truth, the soul and a star, is as dazzling and conclusive as a Euclidean proof. Beyond this pervasive sense of religious mysteriy, neither of the stories have any fantastic or supernatural content. Bleiler (1948), p. 77. Not in Bleiler (1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime 2407. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 21. Hubin (1994), p. 159.

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        Am. Sam. Gram

      Paris: La Renaissance du Livre, 1922. Oblong quarto. (13)ff., interleaved with twelve plates colored in pochoir. First edition. A poignant fable about the escapades of a magpie &#150; whose body is made of a pinecone &#150; and three little pinecone chicks as they leave the mantel of the fireplace on which they live to venture out into the world. With illustrations by Maby, about whom little is known. Am, Sam, and Gram are the names of the three little birds, who, despite their journey into the exciting territory of a woodland stream, apparently cannot escape their ultimate fate as fireplace kindling. Following the story is an explication of the Moral in the tradition of Aesop and other fable literature. The gorgeous illustrations, with their strong, simple pochoir coloring, are stylistically akin to the work of Theodor Van Hoytema. Bound in linen-backed, pochoir-illustrated boards, which show minor overall soiling and two faint, small stains to the upper right corner. Scattered light foxing to page edges and outer margins of text leaves. A near fine copy of a rare pochoir picture book.

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        The anatomy and physiology of capillaries. Presentation copy to one of the dedicatees

      New Haven: Yale U.P., 1922. First edition. Inscribed to One of the DedicateesKrogh, August (1874-1949). The anatomy and physiology of capillaries. xvii, 276pp. New Haven: Yale U.P.; London: Humphry Milford / Oxford U.P., 1922. 235 x 165 mm. Original cloth, corners and extremities a bit worn. Presentation copy, with tipped-in slip inscribed by the author in Danish to Miss E. B. Carrier, whose name is printed on the dedication leaf.First Edition. Krogh, professor at Copenhagen University, received the 1920 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering the causes of capillary constriction and expansion. In 1922 Krogh published his classic Anatomy and Physiology of Capillaries, which showed that capillaries are regulated both by the nervous system and by hormonal secretions. "Many of the scientists who became the most prominent physiologists of the United States in succeeding decades participated in the studies that made up Krogh's famous monograph. His influence on American physiology cannot be overstated" (Magill, Nobel Prize Winners: Physiology or Medicine, p. 210). Miss E. B. Carrier, to whom this copy was inscribed, is included on the published dedication leaf which reads as follow: "To my wife and to my young combrades in the laboratory: Mr. P. Brandt Rehberg, Miss. E. B Carrier (Berkeley), Dr. G. A. Harrop (Baltimore), Mr. O. Rasmussen and Dr. B. Vimtrup, this book is gratefully inscribed." Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Garrison-Morton 793.

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        The Writings of Mark Twain: The Definitive Edition. Published by Gabriel Wells (1922-1925) Signed/Limited Edition.

      Gabriel Wells 1922-1925, New York - This is the complete set of Twain's writings in 37 volumes, including the 2-volume autobiography, bound in finely woven blue cloth spines with printed paper labels; in buff-colored paper-covered boards. "This definitive edition consists of one thousand twenty-four sets, the first volume of each bearing the original autograph signatures of Mark Twain No. 553." "The special fly-leaf was signed by Mark Twain in 1906 in anticipation of the present definitive edition of his works" signed by Albert Bigelow Paine (underscored); the next tipped-in plate is signed by "SL. Clemens / Mark Twain (underscored)". "Deckle-edged paper with splendid photogravure frontispieces and plates throughout. Many pages unopened. With all 37 dust jackets present. One jacket has a small piece missing at the bottom of the rear inside flap; all other jackets are complete with light wear, edge-rubbing and a light stain here and there. All the volumes are very good plus to near fine, though there are occasional bumps to the corners, blemishes, a small hole at the bottom of one volume, purportedly caused by an errant BB, a touch of light white spotting here and there to the spines of a handful of volumes, a wrinkled section of a few pages at the top of another volume, and occasional shelfwear to some of the favored tomes; but all the volumes are complete with their splendid plates, labels, and dust jackets. And while the dust jackets are basically heavy plain gray paper, their spines are clearly printed in black and red lettering, identifying the titles and volumes therein. Illustrated with photogravure frontispieces and plates (including portraits) after E. W. Kemble, Howard Pyle, Dan Beard, Peter Newell, A. B. Frost, and others. With notes of appreciation and commentary by W. D. Howells, Booth Tarkington, G. K. Chesterton, and many others. A very handsome, complete set of the Definitive Edition of Twain's Works with the Signatures of Mark Twain, S.L. Clemens, and Albert Bigelow Paine. In addition there is a signed letter of provenance from the original owner describing the history of the books and their journey. First Edition signed/limited complete works. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ulysses

      London: For the Egoist Press by John Rodker, 1922. The first English edition, printed in France. Original printed wrappers, One of 2000 copies. A very good unrestored copy with slight crease to the spine joint and overall light wear. From the Library of Leslie Katz, founder of the Eakins Press. Katz was a friend to James Joyce&#39;s publisher Sylvia Beach. According to Slocum & Cahoon, of the 2000 copies of this second printing of Ulysses from the first edition plates, approximately 500 were sent to America and subsequently burned by government censorship authorities. Housed in an early custom half morocco clamshell box. Ulysses was published in Paris by Shakespeare & Company, 1922. It was a struggle for the author to find a publisher, a comic irony considering that Ulysses is "[u]niversally hailed as the most influential work of modern times" (Grolier Joyce 69). Ulysses was an immediate success. The first printing sold out, and "within a year Joyce had become a well-known literary figure. Ulysses was explosive in its impact on the literary world of 1922" (de Grazia, 27). Even so, the book faced difficulties in global reception. It was banned in the U.K. and was prosecuted for the obscenity in the Nausicaa episode (Ellmann, 1982). Joyce&#39;s inspiration for the novel began as a young boy reading Charles Lamb&#39;s Adventures of Ulysses and writing an essay entitled "My Favourite Hero" after being impressed by the wholeness of the character (Goreman, 1939). The idea for the novel grew from a story in Dubliners in 1906, which Joyce expanded into a short book in 1907, before reconceptualizing it as the heady novel in 1914 (Ellmann, 1982). The book can initially seem unsctructured and chaotic, and Joyce admitted that he "put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant" (The Observer, 2000). The French translator Stuart Gilbert published a defense of Ulysses shortly after its publication in which he supported the novel&#39;s use of obscenity and explained its internal structure and links to the Odyssey against accusations of ambiguity. Every episode, Gilbert explained, is connected to the Odyssey by theme, technique, and correspondence between characters. Another instance of Ulysses&#39; literary contribution is his use of stream-of-consciousness, a technique employing carefully structured prose, both humorous and charactering, and involving puns and parodies. Joyce was a precursor to the use of stream of consciousness in the later decades. Similar narrative techniques were used by his contemporaries Virginia Wolfe, William Faulkner, and Italo Svevo. Their style can be better characterized as an "interior monologue, rather than stream of consciousness, is the appropriate term for the style in which [subjective experience] is recorded, both in The Waves and in Woolf&#39;s writing generally" (Stevenson, 1992).

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        Sidelights on Relativity

      London: Methuen, 1922. First Edition. 8vo. [4], 56pp, [4], 8pp ads. Original publisher&#39;s pale blue cloth with gilt titling; the first state binding. Dustwrapper. A near fine copy with slight uneven fading to spine where some chipping/splitting to the dustwrapper is evident. Clean and crisp internally, but for a little occasional browning. Contemporary ink inscription of James Young, dated January 1923, to FFEP. Dustwrapper slightly darkened to spine, edges, with some pencilled ticks to the list of other relativity related titles to the rear. A translation of two lectures on Relativity given by Einstein in Europe: &#39;Ether and the Theory of Relativity - An Address delivered on May 5th,1920, in the University of Leyden&#39; and &#39;Geometry and Experience - An expanded form of an Address to the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin on anuary 27th, 1921&#39;.

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        Histoire socialiste de la Revolution française. Tome 1: La Constituante; Tome 2: L&#39;oeuvre de la Constituante; Tome 3: La Legislative; Tome 4: La Republique; Tome 5: La Revolution en Europe; Tome 6: La Gironde; Tome 7: La Montagne; Tome 8: L&#39;

      Edition de la librairie de la liberte, 1922. in8 Relié paperback. Bon Etat. 1922 a 1924. photos sur demande.

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        John Wisden&#39;s Cricketers&#39; Almanack For 1922

      London : John Wisden And Co., Ltd . Good . 1922 . . Hardback . .

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        Under Western Eyes

      Garden City, NY and Toronto: Doubleday, Page & Company,, 1922. Octavo. Original blue limp morocco, titles and ship design to spine and upper cover gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the price-clipped dust jacket with a chip from the head of the spine panel affecting the spine titles and a smaller one form the tail. The Deep Sea edition. Inscribed by Conrad on the front free endpaper, "D. W. R. from J. C.". The recipient, Douglas Whitehead Reed (1883&#150;1930) qualified as a radiologist and surgeon in 1909. He was both senior surgeon at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital and St. George&#39;s House, a nursing home in Canterbury. During the early 1920s he attended to the problems with Jessie Conrad&#39;s leg. Under Western Eyes was originally published in 1911. From the library of Conrad collector Stanley J. Seeger, with his bookplate on the verso of the front free endpaper.

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        BABBITT

      New York:: Harcourt, Brace and Company,. (1922).. Crown 8vo. 1st edition, 1st state (FPAA III, p. 212). SIGNED by the author on the ffep. [8], 401, [7] pp. Adverts last 6 pages.. Blue cloth binding with orange highlights. Lacking the scarce dust wrapper. Housed in a custom chemise with blue quarter-morocco slipcase.. A VG+ book in a spine-sunned VG slipcase.. Laid in is a 1922 magazine excerpt of the book&#39;s review by Walter Prichard Easton- Lewis has, under the review&#39;s title, inscribed, "Thanks, / Walter / SL". While seemingly critical of the book [Easton begins "Sinclair Lewis has pealed forth another hymn of hate."], Easton concludes the review by stating, "&#39;Babbitt&#39; is the most important American novel of 1922."

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        Mortal Coils (First UK Edition)

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1922. First UK Edition, preceding all others. & & A collection of stories, including one of the author&#39;s most famed works, "The Gianconda Smile," which in turn is the basis for the 1948 US film noir, "A Woman&#39;s Vengeance," starring Charles Boyer and Ann Blyth.& & Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Bookplate to the front pastedown, obscured by the front jacket flap. The jacket, importantly, shows none of the toning usually present at the spine panel. A superior copy.

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