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        Comus.

      - London: Heinemann, [1922]. 4to, xvii, 76 pp. With 24 tipped in titled tissue-guarded color plates and numerous other monochrome illustrations, some full page. Original beige boards stamped in gilt on the upper cover, vellum backstrip lettered in gilt, a bit soiled and dull but fine internally. De luxe edition #389 of an edition limited to 550 copies signed by Rackham. An unusual book for Rackham, but one in which he explored the beauty of sensuality in an enchanted realm (omitting some of Milton's uglier conceits) and gave the poem a new and rather delightful tone. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Magical Land of Noom

      Chicago: M. A. Donohue and Company, 1922 An excellent copy of this scarce Gruelle title; its stories delight readers young and old with a profusion of delightful illustrations.

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        Päikseratas: poeem [Wheel of the sun: a poem]. Ellai, no. 2

      Ellai, Võru 1922 - Octavo (17.3 × 12 cm). Original staple-stitched pictorial wrappers by Jaan Vahtra; 29, [1] pp. Printed on laid paper. With twelve smaller (plate measuring ca. 6 x 7 cm.) and one full-page original woodcut prints (plate measuring 12 x 8 cm), as well as the large publisher's device, all by Jaan Vahtra. Wrappers lightly foxed; still a very good copy. The third book of poems by Reiman, beautifully illustrated with Vahtra's woodcuts. The work was overlooked by critics at the time, in part because of its publication in the Estonian province, where Reiman lived. It contains a poetic cycle consisting of twelve poems, each of which represents one month of the year. Friedebert Tuglas, another key representative of Estonian literary modernism, considered Reiman one of the most interesting lyric poets of the time, whose verse was formally complicated to the point of virtuosity. With twelve smaller and one larger woodcut prints by Jaan Vahtra (1882-1947), Estonia's most important representative of expressionist, cubist and constructivist tendencies. Vahtra was trained in Riga and St. Petersburg and, upon returning to Estonia, became associated with the Pallas School and helped found the Group of Estonian Artists, both in Tartu. Beginning in 1923, he developed a distinct cubist and constructivist style that he promoted through his teaching, book illustrations and art practice. Estonian art historian Mai Levin writes: "At that time of stormy innovation the new art was too new to be distinctly analysed and classified. The view of Herwath Walden that expressionism included cubism, futurism and other trends was shared by many [?]. So the works of our cubists-constructivists are until 1923 typically expressionistic, despite a tendency towards a slightly cubistic angularity." This was the second work to appear in the series "Ellai", the first being a bound suite of woodcuts by Vahtra entitled "Blanc et noir" (1921), issued in 100 numbered copies. This title was published in 550 copies (print run stated on colophon). Rare; not found in KVK, OCLC. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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

      Chicago: Privately Printed, 1922. First. hardcover. very good(+). Illustrations, including 3 color plates. 106 pages + 43 page appendix. 8vo, blue cloth. Chicago: Privately Printed for the Author, (1922). Limited Edition. Signed by the author.

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

      Country Life, 1922. Two volumes complete, large folio (15" X 12"). 344 and 361 pages plus 100 appendix and index pages. pale green cloth with gilt lettering and design, top edge gilt. Color frontispiece in Volume II, profusely illustrated with about 700 b&w illustrations, plans and drawings. Clean, bright set. Record # 408786

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        Le Roman De Tristan et Iseut

      Paris: L'Edition D'Art, H. Piazza, 1922. Rilegato. BUONO. 19 24,5. USATO

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        Sinfonia in H moll. Wien den 30. Octob. 1822. [Faksimile der Handschrift].

      (München, Drei Masken 1922). Quer-4°. 41 Blatt (davon 39 faksimiliert). Wertvoller, blauer Lederhandeinband der Zt. auf 5 Bünden mit goldgepr. Titel auf Rücken u. Vorderdeckel, Filetenvergoldung der Zwischenbünde, goldgepr. Deckelrahmen und Innenkantenvergoldung in Klappkassette mit stummen Leinenrücken und marmorierten Überzugspapier. Lediglich Kasette etw. abgerieben u. mit einigen wenigen Kratzspuren, ansonsten tadellos und beinahe unberührt. \"Deutsch 759. Erste Ausgabe des vollständigen Faksimiles von Schuberts Sinfonie Nr.7, die als sein berühmtestes Werk auf symphonischem Gebiet gilt. Das bald unter dem Beinamen `Unvollendete` eingebürgerte Werk ist nur als Fragment erhalten und wurde erst am 17. Dezember 1865 uraufgeführt. Die erste Veröffentlichung erschien 1867 bei Spina (Wien).Die Reinschrift wurde - so die Datierung auf dem Titelblatt - am 30. Oktober 1822 begonnen. Die beiden ersten Sätze sind vollständig aufgezeichnet. Von einem 3. Satz liegt noch eine Seite (mit neun Takten) vor, die restlichen Blätter fehlen. Der Grad der Ausarbeitung lässt jedoch vermuten, dass auch dieser Satz vollständig ausgeführt vorlag. Es handelt sich nämlich (trotz einiger Korrekturen) bei jenen 70 Seiten um eine Reinschrift, der bereits umfangreiche Arbeiten vorausgegangen sein müssen. Soweit noch erhalten, sind von diesen Aufzeichnungen sechseinhalb Seiten eines autographen Klavierparticells angehängt; es liegt hier als das damals gesamte bekannte Material zu Schuberts berühmtester Sinfonie vor. - \"\"Der Autograph von Franz Schuberts H-moll-Sinfonie (`Unvollendete`) wurde im Auftrag des Drei Masken Verlages A.-G., München im Frühjahre 1923 erstmalig vollständig reproduziert. Diese Ausgabe enthält außer der Partitur auch die autographen Skizzen Schuberts zum ersten, zweiten und dritten Satz, soweit sie erhalten sind. Das Original der Partitur und der Skizzen liegt im Archiv der `Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde` zu Wien.\"\" (Impressum).\" Versand D: 15,00 EUR Musik, Österreich, Wien, Noten, Faksimile, Nachdruck

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        Washington Irving Footprints. 21 etchings . First edition. Signed

      New York: Bernhardt Wall, 1922. Sq. 4to, 9 x 10 inches. Bound by Wall in grey cloth spine over etched boards; dust jacket with etched spine label. 21 etchings printed in colors on heavy wove paper (including cover and etcher's slip), of which five etchings are signed. NUMBER 51 OF 200 COPIES SIGNED BY WALL AND LYNCH and with his etcher's slip tipped in. Weber, Following Bernhardt Wall 1872-1956, page 33. Bernhardt Wall was born in Buffalo, New York on Dec. 30, 1872. He studied at the Buffalo Art Student's League then moved on to study in New York under Henry Reuterdahl and also apprenticed under William Auerbach-Levy. Wall began a career as a lithographic illustrator in 1889 working primarily as a commercial artist in New York and Buffalo. He soon became known as the "Postcard King" and designed over 5,000 comic cards. The year1915 marked a defining point in Wall's artistic career. Wall visited Colorado, Nevada and California making etchings of Indians, cowboys and major cities which were later published in a portfolio entitled, "Under Western Skies." These proved to be very successful and the artist shortly thereafter moved to California permanently. Wall continued to produce many fine etchings of the American West and by 1930 had also become a much respected historian of the region. Bernhardt Wall was unique in that he not only drew the etchings for his books, but he also printed and bound them. His books are in libraries and universities around the world including the British Museum, Library of Congress, the libraries of Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and Brown Universities. His works were also in the private collections of J. P. Morgan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Henry C. Frick and Dr. N.C. Mathewson. Wall etched three sitting presidents of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, Warren Taft, and Henry Coolidge. Other prominent individuals etched by Wall include Sam Houston, Mark Twain, Thomas A. Edison, Abraham Lincoln, and Andrew Jackson. Artist and historian, Bernhardt Wall (1872-1956) was a pioneer etcher and producer of fine press books who treated a vast array of subjects, including Texas and the Southwest. Historians of fine press printing have compared him to William Blake. This collection of Wall's scrapbooks, publications, and correspondence was built by collector Natalie Williams of Marshall, Texas.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        GERARD PHILIPE - Lettre signée à propos du Syndicat Français des Acteurs

      - Gérard PHILIPE (1922 - 1959), acteur français Lettre signée à l’acteur Pierre Dux. 21 mars 1959 ; 1 page in-4° sur papier en-tête du « Syndicat Français des Acteurs », avec enveloppe. Lettre véhémente signée en tant que président du syndicat français des acteurs et défenseur de leur cause : « Le Conseil Syndical ayant pris connaissance des déclarations que vous avez laissé paraître dans le « Figaro » du 20 mars 1959, ne peut en accepter les termes particulièrement lorsqu’il est dit : « je trouve personnellement qu’un seul syndicat à direction politique c’est déjà trop ». Le Conseil Syndical ne peut croire que vous ayez réfléchi aux conséquences d’une telle déclaration. Il vous demande, soit de l’informer au plus tôt dans le cas où votre bonne foi aurait été surprise, soit de venir vous en expliquer vous-même devant lui. Vous devez comprendre qu’à l’heure où les acteurs sont l’objet de pressions de toutes sortes, une telle déclaration ne peut que nuire à leur unité et discréditer le Syndicat auprès du monde des Artistes et du Public » [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Worst Journey in The World Antarctic 1910-1913 Volume II

      New York: George H.Doran, 1922. First American edition. ' First published December 1922.' on cp. Volume II only. Fine copy in blue-grey papered boards with GREYISH-WHITE linen spines with fine WHITE-paper spine label in a Very Good original cream dust jacket, small edge chips, small closed tears (archival tape) , edge/spine sunned, rubbing to rear panel. Blue-grey endpapers. Account of Scott's last perilous Antarctic expedition 1910-1913. Tissue-guarded colour frontispiece, plus additional photographic plates (one also colored, all present and fine), rear folding map (fine). Scarce in dust jacket. (p). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

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        The Island of Roses and Her Eleven Sisters. Or, the Dodecanese from the Earliest Time down to the present Day.

      London, Macmillan, 1922. 8vo. Origianl blue cloth, decorated and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt; pp. xxii, 438, [2, advertisements]; maps (one folding), plans and plates (including a few folding panoramas); light marking to binding, internally very lightly spotted; a good copy; inscribed by the author on front fly-leaf. Scarce first edition, signed presentation copy of an important book on the Dodecanese, the Greek Islands near the Coast of Asia Minor, at times seriously disputed between Greece and Turkey. The presentation inscription, in Greek, reeds to my friend and thank you for your support for the rights of the Dodecanese Islands.

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        Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co.,, 1922. Introduction by Bertrand Russell. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression, of one of the philosophical masterpieces of the 20th 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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        The Beautiful and Damned

      New York: Charles Scribner's and Sons,, 1922. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First Edition, First Printing.

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        ALS - Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift.

      ÎleSaint-Gildas 22.VI.1922, 1 Seite gr.-4. Auf einem Briefbogen des "Rochefeller Insitute for Medical Research". Alexis Carrel (1873-1944), französischer Chirurg, Anatom und Biologe Pionier der Gefäß- und Transplantationschirurgie, Nobelpreisträger (1912). - An einen Kollegen (Becker), dem er seine voraussichtliche Ankunft in Brüssel mitteilt."... J'ai été très touché des invitations que je viens de recevoir de nos collègues de Bruxelles. Je n'ai accepté cependant deux d'entre elles que sous réserves car vous avez eu l'amabilité de me proposer d'accepter pour moi ces invitations, et j'ai peur d'avoir ainsi deux engagements pour le même heure ."

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        Zane Grey $1000 Bail Bond Signed By Grey For Girchie Takabash With Certification

      Los Angeles County. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1922. Page. Description-Partly-printed document, one page, 8.5 x 14, July 24, 1922. Los Angeles county bail bond for Girchie Takabash in which Grey agrees to “pay to the people of the State of California the sum of One Thousand…Dollars. ” Signed at the conclusion by Grey. In fine condition, with scattered creasing and a missing upper right corner tip. Pre-certified PSA/DNA. Fertile ground for research. Alleged crime not speciifed. ; Signed by Author .

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        Matej Poctivy: fantastická lidová veselohra o trech dejstvich

      Prague: Nákladem B. Kocího, 1922 - Devilish drawing printed on title page. 107 pp. + [4] pp. ads. Decorated paper covers. About 17.8 x 12.5 cm, unopened. A drama by a wildly non-conformist Czech writer. The cover is printed in a light, somewhat acid brown with a droll drawing that shows Matthew the Honest (the title character) on the upper half and, when inverted, a devil on the lower half. A 1.5-cm tear at the upper front joint and light wear, but a lovely copy of a rare book worthy of exhibition.

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        Mount Everest. The Reconnaisance, 1921. [and] The Assault on Mount Everest 1922. [and] The Fight for Everest 1924.

      Edward Arnold London 1923 1925 1922 - First editions. 3 volumes, royal 8vo., x, 356, viii, 339, x, 372pp, numerous illustrations, some coloured, 7 folding maps including one folding panorama, rebound in modern blue, red, and green morocco respectively, top edges gilt, a fine set. The story of the various British expeditions to reach the summit of Mount Everest. The first expedition in 1921 was led by Lieutenant-Colonel C.K. Howard-Bury. There was a second attempt in 1922 which included George Leigh Mallory who died in the 1924 expedition. Neate H120, B196, N31; Yakushi R213, R214, R215. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PRIMO TEMPO. Rivista letteraria mensile.

      Torino, Officina Tipografica di C. Valentino e C., 1922-1923. In-8 gr. (mm. 248x172), brossura orig. Di questa celebre rivista torinese dl carattere letterario, offriamo "tutto il pubblicato": dal 1922 (n. 1, maggio) al 1923, per complessivi 10 numeri in 7 fascicoli, di pp. 32 (+ i fogli colorati con varia pubblicità) e con Illustrazioni f.t. di Casorati, Galante, Chessa. Gli ultimi due fascicoli (nn. 7-8 e 9-10, senza data, uscirono nel 1923) e furono stampati dalla Tipografia Sociale di Pinerolo. Nel ns. esemplare 2 fascicoli - precisamente il n. 2 e il n. 9/10 - sono in fotocopia (recto/verso). "Primo tempo" venne fondato a Torino sotto la direzione di Giacomo Debenedetti, Mario Gromo, Emanuele F. Sacerdote, Sergio Solmi. Di ispirazione crociana la rivista conteneva contributi critici e letterari. Tra i critici: Natalino Sapegno, Attilio Momigliano, Mario Fubini, Corrado Govoni. Efficace fu il suo contributo nel campo dell'allora giovane poesia. Fra le sue pagine troviamo le prime composizioni di Eugenio Montale (”Riviere” e “Accordi”), i canti di Umberto Saba (la raccolta “Preludio e canzonette” è ospitata nel n. 3, a lui dedicato), di Camillo Sbarbaro (vari componimenti fra cui “Delli ammaestramenti a Polidoro”), di Giuseppe Ungaretti (”Le stagioni” - “Alla noia”) e anche prose di Emilio Cecchi, Max Ascoli, Carlo Linati. Cfr. Diz. Autori Italiani Contemporanei, II, p. 1082. Due brossure con macchie ma testi ben conservati e pressochè intonsi.

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        Sovremennyi Vitalizm (Modern Vitalism)

      Koop.Izdat.Liter. Peterburg 1922 - SCARCE First edition of this major work of the Russian Philosophy. Peterburg 1922. Original publisher's printed wrappers. 17cm. 82 pages.The picture shows the fourth cover stained, otherwise the book is in very good condition. More pictures on request. Please, do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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

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

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        René Leÿs

      Georges Crès et Cie, 1922. in-12, cartonnage à la bradel papier fantaisie d'époque, couvertures et dos conservés Édition originale. Un des 22 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil Lafuma, seul tirage de tête après 20 Chine, 10 Japon et 44 grand vélin de Rives. Couverture illustrée de Daniel de Monfreid.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Pierre Saunier]
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        Osvobozena slova (Les mots en liberté futuristes). II. vydání. Translated into Czech by J. Macák. Josef Capek graphics

      Prague: Petr a Tvdrý 1922 - Octavo 20x13.5 cm., original wrappers, 85pp. with four foldouts. Second edition. Linocut cover & page design by Josef Capek. This second Czech edition of Macak's translation was a highly inventive response to Marinetti’s visit to Prague in December 1921 and can be seen as the most creative exercise in Futurist books published in Czech. Capek’s graphic work on this went beyond mere replication of the original graphics, employing the alphabetical symbols and phonetics unique to the Czech language. The publication had a major impact in the Czech publishing world and led to further developments in typography and book design. It is probably also one Josef Capek’s most radical design statements in his long career of bookmaking, especially in the foldouts. Primus No. 6. Worldcat finds 8 North American institutional holdings. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Diary of a Journey from Srinagar to Kashgar via Gilgit

      First edition, this copy number 79 of an unspecified limited edition. Folding coloured map. 8vo. Original patterned fabric binding slightly worn, top half of spine rubbed, boards slightly warped. [vi], [3]-80pp. Kashgar, Sweden Mission Press,

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        Anna Pavlova; Translated from the Russian by A. Grey

      Paris: M. de Brunoff, 1922. Folio (13 x 10 inches). Half-title. Woodcuts by D. Galanis; 22 plates with tissue guards, complete, INCLUDING EIGHT BY LÉON BAKST, of which 13 in color; illustrations, some mounted, in text. Original printed wrappers, edges untrimmed; decorated gilt-paper slipcase. Spine perished, toned semicircle around slipcase opening on sides; some foxing internally but otherwise clean and crisp. A beautifully produced celebration of the life of renowned ballerina Anna Pavlova (1881-1931). The author was the leading Russian critic of the period. This lavish work is scarce in any condition (either in German, French or English) and aside from the damage to the fragile spine (too delicate for a heavy volume such as this), the present is a very well preserved and complete copy.

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        A Natural History of the Ducks

      Houghton Mifflin Co. (The Riverside Press, Cambridge), 1922. First edition. Hardcover. Used: Very Good/Very Good. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1922-1926. First edition published in four volumes. Illustrated with color plates and black and white drawings by Benson, Brooks, Fuertes, and Gronvold. Bibliography. Original paper covered boards. Paper labels on buckram spines. ‘This rare work stands in the front rank of modern illustrated monographs. It is an exhaustive account of the ducks of the world, with synonymy, description, distribution and characteristic habits, etc. of each species. A useful and lengthy bibliography...’ -Wood. A classic monograph with fine illustrations. Formerly owned by eminent ornithologist Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee with his bookplate on the fep of each volume. Oversize-extra postage may be requested.

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        The Waste Land.

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1922 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt. With the dust jacket. A bright copy in the dust jacket with just a hint of soiling to spine, touch of wear along extremities. An excellent, unopened copy. First edition, second impression, number 575 of a limited issue of 1,000 copies. Although the colophon describes this as the "second edition" Gallup confirms it is actually a second impression from the same setting of type as the first, with the error "mount in" on line 339, p. 41 left uncorrected. Gallup A6b.

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        THE WRITINGS OF LAFCADIO HEARN. Boston 1922, LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF 750 COPIES

      - Boston 1922, Houghton. Three quarter blue Morocco over blue cloth, 16 volumes, top gilt, bright, clean, very nice copy. Signed & sealed by Mrs. Setsuko Hearn Koizumi, Hearn's wife. FIRST LARGE PAPER LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 750 COPIES This set comprises Lafcadio Hearn's complete writings. It covers every title published until his untimely death in 1904. This is a work of major proportions, inclusive of his most moving and penetrating essays. * Finely printed, with color photographs by Charles S. Olcott. Issued in a LIMITED EDITION OF 750 COPIES. * TITLE CONTENTS OF EACH VOLUME: Vol.I: DIARY OF AN IMPRESSIONIST, CREOLE STORIES, CHINESE -GHOSTS. Vol.II: STRAY LEAVES FROM STRANGE LITERATURE, FANTASTICS & -OTHER FANCIES. Vol.III: TWO YEARS IN THE FRENCH WEST INDIES. Vol.IV: TWO YEARS IN THE FRENCH WEST INDIES, CHITA, YOUMA. Vol.V,VI: GLIMPSES OF UNFAMILIAR JAPAN. Vol.VII: OUT OF THE EAST, KOKORO. Vol.VII: GLEANINGS IN BUDDHA FIELDS, ROMANCE OF THE MILKY -WAY. Vol.IX: EXOTICS & RETROSPECTIVES, IN GHOSTLY JAPAN. Vol.X: SHADOWINGS, A JAPANESE MISCELLANY. Vol.XI: KOTTO, KWAIDAN. Vol.XII: JAPAN AN ATTEMPT AT INTREPRETATION. Vol.XIII-XV: LIFE AND LETTERS. [3 volumes] Vol.XVI: JAPANESE LETTERS. * This set was published to benefit the Koizumi-Hearn family members. CREOLE SKETCHES appears here for the first time. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: BAL: 7976 & 7977. * P.D. & I. Perkins: LAFCADIO HEARN A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HIS WRITINGS: p.81-4. * Scans can be sent by email. Scans posted to our site are only binding samples, to see actual photos of any given edition in stock, please inquire for color images.

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        Passio Domini nostri J. C. Secundum Evangelistam Matthaeum....

      (Leipzig): (Insel-Verlag), (1922). First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine. [80] leaves. One of 500 numbered copies. A facsimile of the manuscript of Bach's Matthew Passion held in the Preussische Staats-Bibliothek. Uncommon. OCLC locates about a dozen copies in the United States. First edition (first printing). Near fine in full blue morocco covers with gold ruling and lettering with mild corner wear. Marbled endpapers with slight damage to front pastedown. Housed in good only slipcase. Presentation inscription to Alfred Wallenstein, long-time musical director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, by the members of the Firestone Symphony Orchestra.

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        Anna Pavlova; Translated from the Russian by A. Grey

      Paris: M. de Brunoff, 1922. First edition in English, limited issue, number 76 of 300 copies signed by the publisher, ADDITIONALLY SIGNED BY ANNA PAVLOVA on the half-title. Folio (13 x 10 inches). Half-title. Woodcuts by D. Galanis; 22 plates with tissue guards, complete, INCLUDING EIGHT BY LÉON BAKST, of which 13 in color; illustrations, some mounted, in text. Original printed wrappers, edges untrimmed; decorated gilt-paper slipcase. Spine perished, toned semicircle around slipcase opening on sides; some foxing internally but otherwise clean and crisp. A beautifully produced celebration of the life of renowned ballerina Anna Pavlova (1881-1931). The author was the leading Russian critic of the period. This lavish work is scarce in any condition (either in German, French or English) and aside from the damage to the fragile spine (too delicate for a heavy volume such as this), the present is a very well preserved and complete copy.

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        Ergebnisse der exakten Naturwissenschaften/ Springer Tracts in Modern Physics (KONVOLUT aus 79 Bänden) - Bd. 1 bis 82 (ohne die Bände 10 und 19)! herausgegeben von der Schriftleitung der \"Naturwissenschaften\";

      Springer; 1922 ff.. je Band ca. 400 Seiten; gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig/ berieben; Papier altersbedingt leicht nachgedunkelt; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 79 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Das Bild zeigt nur einen Teil der hier angebotenen Bände; Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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        Places: 7 Prints From Woodblocks Designed and Engraved by Paul Nash.

      Limited edition; 4to; original cloth backed boards with the first print repeated on the front cover. Signed by Nash, this being number 47 of 55 copies on japon paper with designs printed directly from the woodblocks. Places is unique among Nash's illustrated books for, apart from the printing it is entirely his own work. He wrote the 'prose poems' designed the cover, title page and illustrations and the text is printed in a facsimile of his hand writing. Claire Colvin writes that 'Places is a very private book; all the locations are ones which Nash had a very strong personal involvement'. This example is preserved in the rare original box covered in paper design by Nash, large printed label on upper cover, one joint neatly repaire. Fine a lovely copy, with a bump to one corner.

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        Le Roman De Tristan et Iseut

      L'Edition D'Art, H. Piazza, 1922. Francese 1'196 Legatura coeva in mezza pergamena con angoli con titolo al dorso, copertina rigida cartonata con abrasioni, segni di uso e strappo alla cerniera posteriore, tagli scuri con tracce di fioritura, parziale distacco dei piatti, dedica con firma di appartenenza al frontespizio, risguardie colorate, etichetta ex libris al foglio di guardia anteriore ed in altre carte, testo su una colonna entro cornice, sottolineature a matita e a pastello ai margini del testo, pagine lievemente ingiallite ben conservate con tracce sparse di fioritura, volume corredato con numerose illustrazioni a colori di Robert Engels. USATO

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        L'Inflation Sentimentale -

      La Renaissance du Livre 1922 - - 1 In-4 87 pp. Sous étui bordé. Reliure plein maroquin vermillon à grains. Dos lisse portant le titre en or. Tête dorée. Filet sur les coupes. Encadrement intérieur avec un double filet doré. Doublures et gardes de daim violet. Non rogné. Illustré de 21 aquarelles en couleurs gravées à l'eau-forte par Chas Laborde. Parfait état TIRAGE LIMITE à 140 exemplaires numérotés. Un des 5 exemplaires de tête sur vieux Japon.Provenance Bibliothèque Jan Van der Marck. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn, Large-Paper Edition, In Sixteen Volumes (with MSS leaf of Lafcadio Hearn and autograph of Mrs. Hearn [Setsuko Koizumi])

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company (Printed at the Riverside Press), 1922. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Olcott, Charles S.; Homes, Burton. No. 36 of 750 copies, set complete, 8vo - over 7.75" to 9.75" tall, approx. 6,400 pp. to the set. The collected works of Lafcadio Hearn, including "Creole Sketches", published in this set for the first time. Published posthumously, it includes, in Volume I, both a tipped-in leaf of Hearn's writing, in a lovely, flowing hand, describing crowds moving along a foot-path "You can proceed even quickly by moving with either stream; but you cannot proceed against it; - only an insane or drunken person is likely to attempt such a thing"; there is also inserted into Volume I the signature of Setsuko Koizumi (Mrs. Hearn), in Japanese, with her chop. ***ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) had in his family background blood both Greek and Arab, Irish and Gypsy. Born in Greece, raised in Ireland, at the age of 19 he emigrated to the United States spending time in Cincinnati and New Orleans, whence sprang the Creole Sketches. He eventually travelled for work (newspaper reporting) to the West Indies and thence to Japan, where he found his true home. He married into a Samurai family to Setsuko Koizumi and had four children, fully immersing himself into the Japanese culture. Largely unknown to westeners at the time, his writings on the customs, religions and literature of Japan were avidly read; although Hearn would come to condenm the Westernization of Japan, he accepted its inevitability, and attepted to describe the county even as it was changing. ***DESCRIPTION: Sixteen volumes (complete), bound in half-leather over tan cloth boards, front and back covers without ornamentation, spine with gilt lettering and the small decoration of a crane, all outlined with a gilt rectangle, top edges gilt, fore- and bottom edges rough-cut, grey and white mottled paper endpapers, bookplate of Andrew F. Burke (as noted below) on the front pastedown of each volume, each volume has a tipped-in full-colour illustration as a frontispiece with lettered tissue-guard, title pages in red and black, publisher's device on title pages, limitation statement on the copyright page with this set being no. 36 of 750, additional photographs and illustrations throughout, both black-and-white and colour (including several of Mr. Hearn's family), each with its lettered tissue-guard, original ribbon markers; octavo size (just over 8.5" tall), pagination for each volume between 313 and 512 pp., the total for the set approximately 6,400 pp. ***CONDITION: The set could almost be called fine; the bindings are clean and almost without wear, the corners are straight and unrubbed, text blocks are strong and square, the hinges solid, the interiors are clean and bright, and other than the bookplates of Mr. Burke are free of prior owner markings. The spines are sunned and there is some offsetting to the endpapers from the turn-ins, else fine. ***CITATIONS: BAL no. 7977, Perkins pp. 81-84. ***PROVENANCE: From the library of, and with the Ex-Libris bookplates of, Andrew F. Burke, noted San Francisco attorney; his extensive library was dispersed at sale in 2017, the books coming from the home in Pacific Heights where Mr. Burke and his family lived for 90 years. ***POSTAGE: Due to the weight of this set, please note that additional postage will apply, please inquire for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions, we are here to help.

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        The Snakes of the Philippine Islands

      Manila: Bureau of Printing, 1922. First edition.. Light tanning to the title page, a bright and clean copy in near fine condition in a very attractive leather binding.. Pp. 312; 37 full page plates (black-and-white photos, line-drawings and halftones), 32 text-figures (line-drawings). Recent one-half black morocco leather, spine with five raised bands set off by gilt panel lines, over green marbled boards with matching marbled endpapers, lg 8vo. This is the very rare first printing of this important monograph on the snakes of the Philippines. The scarcity of the work is due to its small print run and its exposure to the tropical climate of Manila where it was published. The author spent many months in the Philippines studying more than 3000 snakes stored in the Bureau of Science and other local institutions. Due to exhaustive nature of Taylor's studies, this monograph still stands as a major reference source 95 years after its publication. No ownership marks and few signs of use.

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        Passio Domini nostri J. C. Secundum Evangelistam Matthaeum....

      (Leipzig): (Insel-Verlag), (1922). First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine. [80] leaves. One of 500 numbered copies. A facsimile of the manuscript of Bach's Matthew Passion held in the Preussische Staats-Bibliothek. Uncommon. OCLC locates about a dozen copies in the United States. First edition (first printing). Near fine in full blue morocco covers with gold ruling and lettering with mild corner wear. Marbled endpapers with slight damage to front pastedown. Housed in good only slipcase. Presentation inscription to Alfred Wallenstein, long-time musical director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, by the members of the Firestone Symphony Orchestra.

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        NOVA PANTOLOGIJA PELENGIRIKE. [Neue pelengyrische Panthologie]

      VINAVER Stanislav: NOVA PANTOLOGIJA PELENGIRIKE. [Neue pelengyrische Panthologie]. Beograd: Izdanje »Biblioteke Misao« 1922. Erstausgabe dieser Sammlung geistreicher Parodien aus der Feder des serbischen Autors, Übersetzers (Poe, Rabelais) und Literaturkritikers Stanislav Vinaver (1891-1955). Vinaver verfasste u.a. ein »Manifest des Expressionismus« und lieferte Beiträge für die Zeitschriften Zenit (Nrn. 1-6) und Putevi (Nrn. 1-2). Ein erster Band ähnlicher Texte war bereits im Jahr 1920 unter dem Titel Pantologija. Novije srprske pelengirike im Belgrader Vlg. »Napredak« erschienen. - Ausgehend vom Kunstwort »pelengirike« (pelen = Wermut) im Titel verballhornt Vinaver hier die vom einflußreichen Literaturkritiker Bogdan Popović im Jahr 1911 hg. Anthologie neuer serbischer Lyrik. Der modernistisch orientierte Vinaver, seit einem Aufenthalt in Petrograd (1917-19) mit Aleksandr Blok und dem russischen Symbolismus bekannt, lehnte das in Popović's Anthologie vertretene traditionelle Literaturverständnis ab und setzte stattdessen auf die Avantgarde, zu deren markantesten Belgrader Vertretern er zählte. Umschlag an den Ecken und Kanten stellenweise geringfügig bestoßen und mit Knickfalten, Rücken leicht gebräunt, sonst wohl erhaltenes Exemplar dieser seltenen Broschur mit einer kongenialen Umschlagzeichnung nach dem Motto: »Im Witz liegt der Schrecken.«. Vloemans 129, 226; Markić, Zenitizam, 257; Siegel, Serbische Avantgarde, 384f.

      [Bookseller: Domenico Jacono - VdAÖ / ILAB]
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