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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack For 1922

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

      [Bookseller: St. Mary's Books & Prints]
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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 (1883–1930) 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. 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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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's review by Walter Prichard Easton- Lewis has, under the review'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, "'Babbitt' is the most important American novel of 1922."

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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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's most famed works, "The Gianconda Smile," which in turn is the basis for the 1948 US film noir, "A Woman'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.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        MY TRIP ABROAD

      New York & London: Harper & Brothers, (1922). First Edition. Hardcover. The pictorial boards for this book are almost always quite worn and the dust jacket hardly ever present. This copy is quite decent with minor rubbing to the front cover with old staining to the rear cover. The spine and the front free endpaper have been expertly replaced and look exactly like the original. Very Good, lacking the uncommon dustwrapper. A very early, if not first, printing with no date on the title page and the code "B-W" on the copyright page indicating publication in February 1922. Chaplin's account of what Europe did to the world's most popular movie actor, illustrated with photographs. This copy bears a scarce SIGNED INSCRIPTION by the author on the recto of the frontispiece photograph: "To my dear old pal/Billy. Hoping you will/have a little fun/browsing through this/Charlie Chaplin/Feb. 24th 1922." Books signed by Chaplin, especially of such an early date when he was at the height of his popularity, are quite scarce. We have handled only one other signed copy of this book in over twenty years and it was inscribed in June, 1922.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        STORY OF NAUGHTY KILDEEN

      1922. 1. (JOB)illus. THE STORY OF NAUGHTY KILDEEN by Marie, Queen of Roumania. London et al: Oxfor Univ. Press 1922. Folio (10 3/4 x 13 1/4"), gilt pictorial cloth, near Fine condition with minor tip and edge wear. 1st edition Featuring magnificent HAND-COLORED ILLUSTRATIONS plus detailed black and whites on almost every page, with the text superimposed on the illustration in some cases. This is a fabulous picture book in especially bright condition in a beautiful pictorial trade binding.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        AGADA ("Haggadah"). Vol. 1 & 2

      Berlin: S. D. Zal'tsman, 1922 Two volumes (all published). Text in Russian. Square 8vo cloth-backed boards; original dust jackets. 221, (3) pp. + 200 pp. Illustrations by Joseph Budko. Rare, especially with jackets. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. HB/DJ.

      [Bookseller: Books You Want]
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        Tales of the Jazz Age

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. Hardcover. Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1922. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Stated Published September 1922 with the Scribner's Seal. No additional printings listed. First Issue with "an" for "and" on page 232, line 6. Blue-green cloth boards blindstamped title and author's name at the front board. Book Condition: Good+, ring stain at the front board, light shelf wear. Missing front endpaper, age toning. The rare dust jacket is not present.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        The Worst Journey in the World, Antarctic 1910-1913

      London: Constable and Company, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Two volumes. Octavo. Vol I: pp. lxiv, 300 + (4), with 30 leaves of plates (including color frontis and 2 folding panoramas) and 4 maps (3 folding). Vol II: pp. viii, 301-585, with 28 leaves of plates (including color frontis and 8 folding panoramas) and 1 folding map. Rebound in later three-quarter leather over marbled boards. Leather scuffed along the joints and at the corners. A few minor closed tears to maps, one map mis-folded. Bindings quite sound, text and endpapers unmarked and without foxing. Classic narrative of Scott's doomed Terra Nova Expedition, justifiably holding the place of honor as #1 on National Geographic Adventure's 100 Greatest Adventure Books of all time. Rosove captures its essence nicely in describing Cherry-Garrard's account of the Winter Journey (Chapter 7) as "testimony to how far undaunted individuals will go for the sake of knowledge, and affirmation of the importance of people under duress remaining faithful to one another." Rosove 71.A1 and pp 78-79; Spence 277.

      [Bookseller: Walkabout Books, ABAA]
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        Sergeant York and His People (First Edition)

      New York and London: Funk and Wagnalls, 1922. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good plus example of the scarce dust jacket. Spine gilt is very slightly dulled but completely intact; jacket is bright, with small chips at the crown and a couple of corners. Along with the later book by Tom Skeyhill, this the factual basis for the classic 1941 film directed by Howard Hawks and starring Gary Cooper. The real-life Alvin York, a famed World War I "hillbilly sharpshooter" from Tennessee, who started out as a pacifist but ultimately became a war hero. York reportedly allowed the film to be made only on the condition that he be portrayed by Cooper. A very presentable copy, the only one we have ever encountered in a jacket.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        A Wonder Book

      London, Hodder and Stoughton,, [1922]. Quarto. Original red cloth decorated in gilt to the front cover and spine, together with the original dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with the inclusion of 24 tipped-in colour plates. A very bright copy of the book, with the often missing dust wrapper which has some wear to top and bottom of the spine and corners, mild toning to spine, else an excellent copy. First Rackham Edition with original dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        BEZ SLOV ("Without Words"). First Edition

      M.: Pomorye, 1922. Text in Russian. Wraps. Illustrated with original Avant-garde monotypes by V. N. Prokofiev. Publisher's logo by N. Visheslavtsev. 500 copies only. [Very Rare. Not in MOMA Collection] Please see the image. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

      [Bookseller: Books You Want]
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        Vintage Photograph: MAQUETTE OF THE STAGE DESIGN BY V. SHESTAKOV FOR THE PLAY "OZERO LIUL'" (Theater of Revolution. Producer V. Meyerhold)

      [Moscow, 1922?] 9-1/4 x 11-3/4 Original vintage photo. Inscribed on verso. Fragile condition. [Meyerhold, Vsevolod (1874-1940): the famous Russian and Soviet Avant-garde theater producer and actor. Founder and producer of the famous Meyerhold Theater. Worked with Mayakovsky, Malevich, Rodchenko, Stepanova, Popova, etc. - Shestakov, Victor: Well-known Avant-garde theater artist (Constructivism). Worked with Meyerhold. - Rare] Please see the picture..

      [Bookseller: Books You Want]
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        EDGAR DEGA ("Edgar Degas and His Art"). [On the cover: ISKUSSTVO DEGA ("Art of Degas")]. First Edition

      Moscow: Grzhebin, 1922. Folio (12 x 9) Softcover. Text in Russian. Cover by A. Exter. Mounted illustrations. 2000 copies only. (A Catalogue of Russian Avant-Garde Books in the British Library 1912-1934, No. 520) [Exter, Alexandra (1882-1949): the famous Ukrainian avant-garde artist. Lived in Kiev, Moscow and Paris. - Rare] Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

      [Bookseller: Books You Want]
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        Tribune Tower Competition

      Chicago, IL: The Tribune Company, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. Includes all of the designs for the competition. An about very good copy with loss to the top front corner and splitting to the external front gutter but internally a clean and tight copy.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Children's Poems That Never Grow Old

      The Reilly And Lee Co Chicago (1922) - First Edition. Color illustrations by John R. Neill. Collection of children's poetry. Very Good Plus with mild fading to cloth at spine in Very Good dustjacket with light chipping to spine ends, quarter size chip to lower front edge, dime size chip to front flap edge, and general wear. Uncommon in dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Jacob's Room

      London: The Hogarth Press,, 1922. Octavo (188 × 126 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in brown half morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, matching cloth boards, decorative endpapers, top edge gilt. Spine a little darkened, an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. A handsomely bound copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Beautiful and Damned

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. Hardcover. Very Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1922. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Dated March 1922 with no additional printings listed. Lacking the Scribner's seal on the copyright page as issued. {ref: Bruccoli A8.I.a}. Green cloth boards blindstamped title and author's name. Book Condition: Very Good, light shelf wear. spine mildly rolled, age toning, tight spine. Decorative bookplate at the front endpaper with gift inscription. The scarce dust jacket is not present.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        The Writings

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1922. 16 volumes, octavo. Recent burgundy morocco, spines gilt in compartments, light and dark green morocco labels, marbled endpapers, decorative roll to boards and top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrated in colour and monochrome, largely from photographs. An excellent set. Limited edition, one of 750 numbered large paper copies, and the first appearance in print of Creole Sketches. Lafcadio Hearn (1850–1904) was a journalist and author known for his writings on Japanese culture and literature, as well as his impressions of New Orleans. A handsomely bound set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        COSTA. (Frederico da)

      - APERÇU HISTORIQUE ET LÉGISLATION QUI LES CONCERNE. Par. Fabricant de décorations à Lisbonne, Fournisseur de la Présidence de la République, des Ministères de la Guerre, de la Marine, des Affaires Étrangères et de l'Instruction Publique, de l'Académie des Sciences, de la Société de Géographie, de l'Institut de Coimbra, etc. Imprimerie Nationale de Lisbonne. Lisboa. 1922. De 28x19 cm. Com 40-x pags. Encadernação com lombada e cantos em pele. Ilustrado com 10 estampas coloridas litografadas sobre papel couché em extratexto. Location/localizacao: 7-1-E-41

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        Building Plans and Elevations for a Warehouse for Tom Lavell, "O'Farrell St. Garage", O'Farrel St., San Francisco.

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, February - March 1922. - Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 24" x 36". 7 sheets. Job #97. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Der Akt im modernen Exlibris.

      München 1922. Richly illustr. 43 s. + 86 plates. Limited to 1200 numbered copies. Nice full leatherbinding with golddec. on spine and frontboard. Spine discoloured.. Copy no. 121 of 200 with 5 original signed etchings

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        THE EARLY CERAMIC WARES OF CHINA

      London: Benn Brothers, Ltd., 1922. XVIII, 159pp. text and 45 plates (several in colour) with numerous illustrations. Descriptions on opposite protective tissue papers (all present !). Copy bound in brown cloth with gilt title. In very good condition (no inscriptions, no wear, no stain - only one plate with small tear in lower border). SHIPPING (airmail): Europe 20.00 - Overseas 35.00 euros (book weights over 2 kgs.). After ordering you will be asked to accept the higher mailing ! . CLOTHBOUND. FINE. 28.5X23.5.

      [Bookseller: ASIA PACIFIC LIBRARY]
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        Le cantique de l'aile.

      Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle, Paris, 1922 - Paris, Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle 1922. 4°. 4 ff.n.ch., 272 p., 2 ff.n.ch. Reliure demi maroquin bleu nuit, titre doré. Couvertures conservées. Edition originale postume. - Exemplaire sur papier impérial du japon imprimé spécialement pour Mademoiselle Diane Valentine Feydeau, fille de Ernest Feydeau et soeur de George Feydeau. Martyrisée dans son enfance par son frère, enfant gâté, brutal, elle demeura célibataire, une "amazone au coeur d'homme, dont l'amitié avait du prix" dit Maurice Rostand qui la connu dans l'entourage de Sarah Bernhardt. Selon Henry Gidel, biographe et spécialiste de Georges Feydeau, elle fut l'une des meilleures amies de Colette et tint und magasin d'antiquité bien connu." (Agnès de Noblet) . - Exemplaire à toutes marges. Sprache: Französisch Reliure demi maroquin bleu nuit, titre doré. Couvertures conservées. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Handzeichnungen Deutscher Impressionisten.

      Berlin, Propyläen Verlag, 1922 - Von denursprünglich 68 Tafeln fehlen die Tafeln 10, 12, 35, 45, 54, 55, 56 und 63. Die Passepartous teils braunfleckig. Die Flügelmappe (der Rücken als Pergamentrücken gearbeitet) an einer Flügelverbindung beschädigt. Insgesamt ordentliches Exemplar. 37 Textseiten, 60 Tafeln in Passe-partout. Deutsch 5500g

      [Bookseller: Krull GmbH]
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        Where the Blue Begins

      New York: Doubleday Page & Co; William Heinemann Ltd, (London) , 1922. With illustrations by Arthur Rackham Quarto. Original bright blue cloth, titles to spine and front cover and pictorial decoration gilt, endpapers white with light blue illustration. With the colour pictorial dust jacket. 4 colour plates and black and white illustrations. Bookplate of Reginald T Townsend to front pastedown, mild toning spots to title page, else a very attractive copy in dust jacket with spine lightly faded, light chipping to front panel top edge, shallow chipping to spine ends and front flap fold, mild soiling to rear panel. A very good copy. First trade edition. Inscribed by Morley on half title " in every tree the birds cry Doxy-Love was never done to proxy From a song for Sir Toby Belch and here inserted with regards to an old partner in error from his. Christopher Morley" With an original drawing by Rackham follow the inscription of a butler like character and inscribed "To Reginald T. Townsend, Arthur Rackham 1927".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE VELVETEEN RABBIT Or How Toys Become Real. With Illustrations by William Nicholson.

      [8], 19, [1] pages. With seven coloured illustrations, of which four are full-page and three are double-page. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Original pictorial dust-wrapper. Quarto. First edition. First issue. Some light wear and staining to the very heel of the spine; some very light spotting here & there; wrappers split in half along spine and with some loss and chipping and rubbing; else a very good copy of this extremely scarce and important illustrated book for children. Inscribed on front free end paper: 'Nino Wardrop with love & best wishes from Edith Ridgeway December 25th 1922.' Extremely scarce first edition of this classic children's work (the only printing from lithographic stones), seldom seen with the dust-jacket. With contemporary inscription on the front free endpaper verso to Nino Wardrop, daughter of Sir John Oliver Wardrop, British diplomat, traveller and translator, who published his famous work 'The Kingdom of Georgia' in 1888.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Les Bals de Paris

      Paris: Les Éditions Crès (1922) - Paris: Les Éditions Crès (1922). An uncommon book on the famous costume balls of Paris, with illustrations by the author. Warnod descibes in detail many of the fin de siècle balls and those of the post-War period with amusing vignettes. This edition (as opposed to the trade edition of the book) was available to subscribers only and contains four controversial sections on "Les Bals d'Invertis", "Le Dernier Grand Écart", "Grandeur et Décadence de la Danse du Ventre a Paris" and Les Filles de Maisons Closesau Bal Public". This edition also contains four addiitional images illustrating these sections laid into the text (see illustration). Limited to 200 numbered copies, very good in original illustrated wrappers, pages uncut. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elysium Books]
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        Der Akt im modernen Exlibris.

      1922 1922 - München 1922. Richly illustr. 43 s. + 86 plates. Limited to 1200 numbered copies. Nice full leatherbinding with golddec. on spine and frontboard. Spine discoloured. * Copy no. 121 of 200 with 5 original signed etchings.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        HOLY EXPERIMENT

      1922. 1. OAKLEY,VIOLET. THE HOLY EXPERIMENT: A MESSAGE TO THE WORLD FROM PENNSYLVANIA. Privately Printed for subscribers on handmade paper by the Beck Engraving Company (1922). Large folio (15 1/2 x 23"), 51p. plus 7 page bibliographical note and list of subscribers. Loose as issued and gathered into sections with separate printed covers, bound in full leather decorated in gold and black, metallic colored endpapers and closed with metal clasp closures. Some fading and markings on the leather else near Fine. PRIVATELY PRINTED FOR SUBSCRIBERS, LIMITED TO 500 NUMBERED COPIES (OF WHICH 250 ARE AN INTERNATIONAL EDITION WITH TEXT TRANSLATED INTO VARIOUS LANGUAGES), SIGNED BY OAKLEY. This is one of the most beautiful and extravagant productions of any of the Brandywine artists. Violet Oakley was a woman ahead of her time. She was a highly acclaimed muralist, a feminist, a socialist and a pacifist. It was her pacifism that contributed to her undertaking this book, going to press during the Conference on the Limitation of Armaments held in Washington D.C. A preliminary leaf notes "When it is published a few weeks hence, may it open its leaves to a World set free from the bondage and the burden of competitive armaments." In 1902, Oakley received the commission to complete 18 murals for the Pennsylvania state Capitol Building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Edwin Abbey was given the largest part of the commission. When he died in 1911, Oakley was asked to finish his part of the project as well. This commission marked "the first time such recognition had been accorded to a woman in America." (Studios At Cogslea p.29). The Holy Experiment refers to the State of Pennsylvania and represents a summary of Oakley's work for the murals in Harrisburg. The text is entirely in calligraphy (printed in red, blue and black) and features 22 of the most magnificent, richly colored, gilt illuminated plates, each mounted on hand-made paper with gilt borders. A few of the plates have fold-out panels. There are also several woodcuts throughout the text. A masterpiece of printing as well as a beautiful book. Due to its large size, few of these copies have survived intact.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        The Trembling of the Veil

      London: Privately printed for subscribers by T. Werner Laurie Ltd. 1922 - SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION of Yeats's autobiographical work; one of only 1000 copies signed by Yeats. London: Privately printed for subscribers by T. Werner Laurie Ltd, 1922. Octavo, original half parchment over light green boards; original dust jacket. Dust jacket spine with light wear at the spine (slightly affecting label) and minor toning. An excellent copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CollectorsFolio]
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        The Meaning of Relativity: Four Lectures Delivered at Princeton University, May, 1921 (1st edition 1922 Methuen hardback)

      Methuen, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. VG- 1st impression 1st British edition Methuen hardback without DJ, brown boards, translated by Edwin Plimpton Adams with four diagrams. A little spotting to page edges, corners of boards pushed in, light rub to spine ends, all else VG tight and unmarked, binding very secure, an unusually well-preserved copy of the highly desirable first English language edition which precedes the American edition. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Inventory No: 040422..

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        Princess Herminie and the Tapestry Prince and Other Stories

      Sydney: Art in Australia, 1922. The "other stories" are Little Miss Pat, Kit's Adventure, The Magic Chain, Kit's Second Adventure, How the Dabchicks Lost their Tails. 72pp. Some edgewear and minor markings to dustwrapper, small chip to tipped in plate on wrapper, owner name on inside of front cover, otherwise in very good condition. 320g.. Soft Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by MacDonald, Barbara . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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        The Steamer Yellow-Stone on the 19th April 1833 [Tab. 4]

      [Leipzig: Schmidt and Guenther, 1922]. Aquatint engraving Lucas Weber after Bodmer. Small marginal tears not affecting plate area. 13 5/8 x 17 inches. 18 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches. From the scarce Leipzig edition printed from the original copper-plates. Limited in number, the prints from the Leipzig edition are more scarce than, and compare favorably to, the first edition. (David C. Hunt, "Karl Bodmer and the American Frontier," Imprint/Spring 85, p.18) A fine view of the side-wheeler in the then treacherous waters of the Missouri River: the longest river in the country, it was considered by far the most difficult of all western rivers to navigate. The steamer Yellow Stone had run aground on a sandbank on the evening of the 18th and remained there overnight. The following morning a flatboat from Fort Osage, located some three and half miles upstream, had arrived to unload part of the cargo and lighten its draft. Prince Maximilian recorded in his journal that `Mr. Bodmer had made from shore this morning a pretty sketch of the ship as it was unloaded, but the wind was unpleasant and stirred up so much sand that he could not paint'. Karl Bodmer's images show great versatility and technical virtuosity and give us a uniquely accomplished and detailed picture of a previously little understood (and soon to vanish) way of life. Swiss-born Bodmer was engaged by Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied (1782-1867) specifically to provide a record of his travels in North America, principally among the Plains Indians. In the company of David Dreidoppel (Prince Maximilian's servant and hunting companion), their travels in North America were to last from 1832 to 1834. Well-armed with information and advice, the party finally left St.Louis, on the most important stage of their travels, aboard the steamer Yellow Stone on April 10 1833. They proceeded up the treacherous Missouri River along the line of forts established by the American Fur Company. At Bellevue they encountered their first Indians, then went on to make contact with the Sioux tribe, learning of and recording their little known ceremonial dances and powerful pride and dignity. Transferring from the Yellow Stone to another steamer, the Assiniboin, they continued to Fort Clark, visiting there the Mandan, Mintari and Crow tribes, then the Assiniboins at Fort Union, the main base of the American Fur Company. On a necessarily much smaller vessel they journeyed through the extraordinary geological scenery of that section of the Missouri to Fort Mackenzie in Montana, establishing a cautious friendship with the fearsome Blackfeet. From this, the westernmost point reached, it was considered too dangerous to continue and the return journey downstream began. The winter brought its own difficulties and discomforts, but Bodmer was still able to execute numerous studies of villages, dances and especially the people, who were often both intrigued and delighted by his work. The portraits are particularly notable for their capturing of individual personalities, as well as forming a primary account of what were to become virtually lost cultures. David C. Hunt, "Karl Bodmer and the American Frontier," Imprint/Spring 1985, p.18. Cf.Graff 4648; cf. Howes M443a; cf. Pilling 2521; cf. Sabin 47014; cf. Wagner-Camp 76:1.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books ]
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        Three titles:] The Amenities of Book-Collecting and Kindred Affections, with illustrations; [and] Magnificent Farce and Other Diversions of a Book-Collector; [and:] The Greatest Book in the World and other papers, with illustrations.

      Boston, Atlantic Press Monthly / Little, Brown, and Company, 1922–5 - 3 works, octavo (194 × 134 mm). Uniformly bound in contemporary red morocco, single gilt rules to sides and spine compartments, spines lettered in gilt in two panels, the last volume dated in gilt at foot, gilt inner dentelles, silk and gold thread wave-pattern doublures and endpapers, all edges gilt. A little light rubbing, but an attractive set. Each work illustrated in colour and black and white. A handsome library set, uniformly bound in red morocco, of three of the published bibliographical memoirs of perhaps the greatest of all 20th-century American book collectors. All are later impressions: Amenities, first published 1918, is the fifth impression, March 1924; Magnificent Farce, first published 1921, is the fourth, November 1922; and Greatest Book in the World, first 1925, is the fourth impression of the trade edition (fifteenth thousand), November 1925. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Where the Blue Begins With illustrations by Arthur Rackham

      New York: Doubleday Page & Co; William Heinemann Ltd, (London) 1922 - Quarto. Original bright blue cloth, titles to spine and front cover and pictorial decoration gilt, endpapers white with light blue illustration. With the colour pictorial dust jacket. Bookplate of Reginald T Townsend to front pastedown, mild toning spots to title page, else a very attractive copy in dust jacket with spine lightly faded, light chipping to front panel top edge, shallow chipping to spine ends and front flap fold, mild soiling to rear panel. A very good copy. 4 colour plates and black and white illustrations. First trade edition. Inscribed by Morley on half title " in every tree the birds cry Doxy-Love was never done to proxy From a song for Sir Toby Belch and here inserted with regards to an old partner in error from his. Christopher Morley" With an original drawing by Rackham follow the inscription of a butler like character and inscribed "To Reginald T. Townsend, Arthur Rackham 1927".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Where the Blue Begins. With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham

      London: William Heinemann, Ltd., 1922., 1922. First Edition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 4to.; pp. (x) + 227. With 4 full page illustrations in colour and 16 in text line drawings. Publisher's blue cloth, gilt titles and decoration to spine and upper board; pictorial end papers. In dustwrapper, price clipped, frayed with some loss and tears, that has helped in keeping the book fresh. Signed by Christop[her Morley on to the first free end paper. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [215]. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Tales of Lonely Trails

      New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers 1922, 1st Edition. () iv, 394pp. Very good. Octavo. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. B / W photograph affixed to front cover. Boards are lightly rubbed with light bumping to corners and ends of spine. The picture attached to front is worn. Contains many B / W photographic plates throughout (including portrait frontis). Brownish top edge of text block with other outer edges roughly trimmed. Clean tight text block (save for a couple of small stains, including on on frontis). A very nice copy. Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the Old West..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        The Little Green Road to Fairyland

      New York;nd [1922]: E.P. Dutton 102(1)pp., illustrated with 16 plates (8 color and 8 black & white). Annie and Ida were Australian sisters. Annie wrote children's stories while Ida illustrated them. A charming fairy story bound in a checker patterned paper covered boards backed in green cloth, paper labels to upper board and spine, some edge wear and rubbing to boards, some occasional scattered foxing, front inner hinge repaired after half-title. A very good copy of the First American edition published the same year as the first British edition.. No American editions at auction and only three copies via OCLC.. First American Edition. Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        114 Songs by Charles E. Ives

      Redding, CT: Privately Printed, 1922. Scarce 1922 Privately Printed Edition. Printed on page facing first song and again on the page facing last text page, " C.E. Ives / Redding, / Conn. / 1922". Affixed to front pasted endpaper is a 5 x 8" sheet of paper typed with "COMPLIMENTARY COPY (Copies are not sold)" and a small '150' written in blue pencil next to the sheet. No publisher or printer credited. VERY GOOD, otherwise unmarked copy, bound in dark blue cloth hardcover, title stamped in gilt on front and spine. Faint marginal toning to pages, very occasional tiny spottings, otherwise pages are clean and fine. Front endpapers lightly soiled with light toning along gutter; rear endpapers clean. Cover is clean with a few light rub marks to rear, small 'pin-hole' to front panel; spine ends and corners rubbed with bit of board showing at corner tips. Spine gilt is dulled but clearly readable. Gilt lettering on front cover is bright. Binding is very good. Hinges are a bit creaky but intact and book block is firm, no cracks or splits; boards and spine straight. Piano-vocal scores for 114 previously unpublished songs. Texts by various authors, including Charles and Harmony Twichell Ives. A lovely copy. 9 x 12"; 259 numbered pages plus title page, 3-page index of songs, 2 pages with publishing statement, one page of explanatory notes and 2-page essay by Charles Ives.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to.

      [Bookseller: Knickerbocker Books]
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        War Book of the Third Pioneer Battalion

      Melbourne: Specialty Press. 1922. Compiled by Major M.B.B. Keatinge, M.C. and a committee of the Battalion. First edition. 192pp, frontis & 9 plates, 3 full-page maps; nominal and honour rolls. Original purple cloth with unit colour patch stamped in white on the upper board (most of the white abraded); some flecking by silverfish. Offsetting on endpapers, a little light foxing early and late, short clean tear to head of pp31/2. Small damp mark at foot of front endpaper gutter, scarcely affecting the following leaf. Inscription here reads: "To 'Ed' with best love from Reta / April 26 1923". A pencilled note on the paste-down identifies 'Ed' as Private E.A. McIntosh Brown, enlisted 6.6.1916. A good to very good copy of a scarce item. .

      [Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers]
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        The collected works. 24 Bände.

      London und Toronto J M Dent -23 1922 - Ca. 250 bis 580 S. je Band. Mit einigen Abbildungen. Gr.-8° (23 x 15,5 cm). Grüne Original-Leinwand mit Rückentitel und goldgeprägtem Porträt-Medaillon auf den Vorderdeckeln sowie Kopfgoldschnitt, 23 Bände mit Original-Schutzumschlag. Erste Gesamtausgabe. - Nummer 398 von 750 Exemplaren für England (Gesamtauflage 885). - Schöne Werkausgabe, erschien kurz nach dem Tod des argentinisch-britischen Autors, Ornithologen und Naturforschers (1841-1922), enthält auch das vielübersetzte "Green mansions". - Seitlich und unten unbeschnitten. Vorsätze etwas gebräunt und gering fleckig, die Lesebändchen zerschlissen. Die Einbände frisch und schön erhalten. Bis auf "The book of a naturalist" alle Bände mit den originalen Schutzumschlägen, diese angestaubt und bestoßen, am Rücken etwas verfärbt und an den Kapitalen teils ausgefranst oder etwas ausgerissen. Insgesamt sehr schöne Reihe, mit den Schutzumschlägen selten. - Heavy 24 volume set, additional shipping costs might be necessary. *Payne, Hudson, A1g und passim. 19000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel (VDA/ILAB)]
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        Winston S. Churchill Official Biography, Companion Volume V, Parts 1, 2, 3. The Exchequer Years, The Wilderness Years, The Coming of War

      All three Volume V Companions, each fine in a fine dust jacket. All three are U.S. first editions. These three volumes are the key to forming complete complete sets of Churchill?s Official Biography. Many sets are without these volumes since there was only a single printing in England (which included sheets for the American Edition) and the volume V Companions were published in smaller quantities than the other Official Biography Volumes. Offered here is a rare prize for collectors ? all three Volume V Companions together. Part 1, The Exchequer Years 1922-1929 has a trifling bump to the lower corner of the top board and a tiny previous owner?s sticker to the ffep, but it otherwise immaculate in an unclipped, nearly perfect dust jacket. Part 2, the Wilderness years 1929-1935, likewise has a tiny previous owner?s sticker to the ffep, but features an immaculate binding. The dust jacket is price-clipped, but otherwise flawless. Part 3, The Coming of War 1936-1939, is truly fine in a truly fine unclipped dust jacket. The only flaw is some neat pencil notation along the right edge of the ffep and a small triangle at the top right corner of the ffep has been clipped.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Ethan Frome

      Scribner New York: Scribner, 1922. Limited. hardcover. fine. Frontispiece, tissue guard, small 8vo, handsomely rebound in 1/2 tan morocco, brown leather label, marbled boards, t.e.g. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1922. Fine. Limited edition with a new introduction by Wharton written for this edition.

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        Enrico Caviglia. (I condottieri).

      Subject: (1a guerra mondiale). Piacenza, Soc. Tip. Editoriale, 1922, 8vo gr. br. cop. con fregi di Guido Marussig (intonso) pp. 48 con 1 ritr.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        GERARCHIA,rivista politica mensile fondata da BENITO MUSSOLINI - 1922-1943 - consistente parte di TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO - 233 NUMERI - La rivista ripercorre tutta la storia e la cronaca del movimento fascista dalla fondazione (1922) all'epilogo (1943), Roma, Il popolo d'Italia, 1922

      Formato circa 17 x 24,pagine variabili. Buone condizioni generali, salvo strappettii e qualche macchioline. Direttore Benito Mussolini. Ger. Resp. Defendente De Amici. Si susseguono gli scritti e gli interventi dei PERSONAGGI DEL REGIME (ci sono tutti !), il cui elenco risulta qui impossibile riproporre ma che dagli indici assai preziosi (per autori e per materie) si puo' ripercorrere e ricostruire. La rivista venne sempre molto seguita da Benito Mussolini che la utilizzava anche come pulpito-vetrina per le sue enunciazioni. Di notevole interesse vanno sottolineate le straordinarie copertine illustrate da MARIO SIRONI (1885-1961) pubblicate ininterrotamente per 13 anni dal genn. 1922 al febbraio 1935. In tutti i fascicoli compaiono numerose pagine di pubblicità con grandi aziende sostenitrici ed enti. L'ossatura del periodico venne poi sempre sostenuta dalla forza editoriale e dalla ragnatela di uomini e notizie del "Popolo d'Italia". ANNO PRIMO - 1922 - 7 num. primo numero del 25 gennaio ANNO II - 1923 - 12 num. COMPLETO ANNO III - 1924 - 12 num. COMPLETO Dal num. di luglio 1924 Arnaldo Mussolini si firma come direttore resp. pur riportando in copertina Benito Mussolini come direttore. La dicitura resta anche dal gennaio 1925 quando è M. Sarfatti che firma come dir . ANNO IV - 1925 - 12 num. COMPLETO ANNO V - VI - 1926 - 7 nium. dal mese di ago,, proseguendo la numerazione, cambia indicazione dell'anno ANNO VII - 1927 - 7 num. ANNO VIII - 1928 - 9 num. ANNO IX - 1929 - 12 num. COMPLETO ANNO X - 1930 - 12 num. COMPLETO ANNO XI - 1931 - 12 num. COMPLETO ANNO XII - 1932 - 12 num. COMPLETO ANNO XIII - 1933 - 12 num. COMPLETO Dal gennaio 1934 in copertina compare la scritta "Fondatore B. Mussolini" al posto di "Direttore". La rivista viene firmata da Vito Mussolini come dir. responsabile e da Carlo Ravasio come red. capo. I due giornalisti firmeranno la rivista fino all'ultimo numero del luglio 1943. Dal numero di marzo, nel sottototitolo compare la scritta "rassegna mensile della rivoluzione fascista al posto di "rivista politica" ANNO XIV - 1934 - 10 num Con ll numero di dicembre 1934 cessa la pubblicazione degli indici. Dal num. di gennaio cambia il colore della copertina che diventa nocciola. Dal numero di Febbraio cessano i disegni di SIRONI in cop. sostituiti da immagini stilizzate propagandistiche. Dal n. di marzo la dimensione della rivista cambia leggermente in cm. 18.3 x 26,3. ANNO XV - - 1935 - 11 num.. ANNO XVI - - 1936 - 12 num. COMPLETO ANNO XVII - - 1937 - 12 num. COMPLETO Dal num. di gennaio 1938 la copertina cambia lo sfondo da nocciola a rosso. ANNO XVIII - 1938 - 12 num. COMPLETO ANNO XIX - 1939 - 12 num. COMPLETO. Dall num.di genn 1939 la copertina cambia da sfondo rosso a bianco e compaiono nel r iquadrato centrale opere di illustri pittori. ANNO XX - 1940 - 10 num. Dal num. di gennaio 1941 i disegni di copertina vengono sostituiti da una immagine di Mussolini con elmetto, tratta da una scultura. ANNO XXI - 1941 - 9 num,. ANNO XXII - 1942 - 12 num. COMPLETO ANNO XXIII - 1943- 7 num COMPETO ULTIMO uscito LUGLIO '43.. Questa rara collezione di 233 numeri (ne mancano soltanto 28) viene offerta in blocco a

      [Bookseller: Libreria e Rivisteria Ferraguti]
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