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        One of Ours

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1922-12. First Edition. Hardcover. Good No Jacket. Signed. #63 of 345 copies on handmade Perusa Italian paper, SIGNED by Willa Cather on the limitation page. The corners are bumped (boards exposed on the rear corners), the textured panels are sunned on the perimeters, and the paper spine label is spotted and lightly worn on the edges. The front hinge is starting and the webbing is briefly visable. Good, lacking the slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        Max Pechstein

      Propylaen Verlag, Berlin 1922 - Art monography on Pechstein with original Pechstein's artwork: a color lithograph, 2 etchings, 1 woodcut, all signed, and 8 color plates and numerous illustrations. Illustrations in the text. 4°, original Lederbd. but in new slipcase. First edition of the first comprehensive monography on Max Pechstein. Number 36 of 50 copies of the edition with the 4 signed prints on ivory laid paper: "Spaziergang" (lithograph), "Beim Haaraufstecken", "Vessels" (drypoint) and "Zwei Kopfe" (woodcut). In goodcondition, but with some finger stains on edges of the right pages. Plain page between p. 152 and p. 153 slightly damaged. This issue was inventory of City Travel Library Zagreb (Knjiznica Gradskog putnicarskog ureda Zagreb) numberd 691 with green ink. Several pages stamped with rounded stamp of City travel Library. On p. 17 deleted stamp sized like that one on p. 4 - Zagreb City Archive Library (Knjiznica Arhiv grada Zagreba). Above this one, on the same page stamp: Excreted and ink-written numbers 3871/1948. On the inside of cover page there is a label: Knjizara i antikvarijat Jurju Krizanicu, Zagreb, Bogoviceva 5. On the next page written with pencil: D. 288.

      [Bookseller: Ivan- Berislav Vodopija]
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        The Novels

      London & Toronto: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.,, 1922. [Including Jane Eyre; Shirley; Vilette; Wuthering Heights; Agnes Grey; The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.] With coloured illustrations by Edmund Dulac. 6 volumes, octavo (189 × 125 mm). Finely bound by Bayntun in red half calf, burgundy and green morocco labels, elaborate decoration to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, matching cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. With coloured illustrations. Some partial browning to endpapers, some mottling to one board, an excellent set. A particularly handsome set of the Brontë sister's novels.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Novels : Jane Eyre; Shirley; Vilette; Wuthering Heights; Agnes Grey; The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. With coloured illustrations by Edmund Dulac

      London: J. M. Dent, 1922. 6 volumes 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches), contemporary half dark blue calf, spines lettered direct in gilt, gilt rules and four gilt ornaments in compartments, blue cloth boards, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The bindings by Birdsall. Narrow strip of browning to corners of free endpapers. Fore-edges of text blocks foxed and browned, no foxing to the text itself . A handsomely bound set in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Bristow and Garland]
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      MacMillan and Co., Ltd., London 1922 - A Sequel to the Economic Consequences of the Peace. 223pp., 6pp. ads at rear, bound in blue cloth, spine lettering gilt, in brown printed dust jacket. Off-setting to front free endpaper, minor rubbing to spine ends and corners; dust jacket with minor light chipping to edges, short archival tape mends to underside of dust jacket; neat owner's name to top fore-edge. A very good copy in scarce original dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      Bross. edit., cm 25x17, pp 297, 4600 marche di fabbricaz. Tracce d?uso al dorso, peraltro buon esempl.

      [Bookseller: Editoriale Umbra]
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        Canticum canticorum. Editio archetypum anni circiter millesimi quadringentesimi sexagesimi quinti imitans

      Berlin, Ganymed 1922. 29 cm. 2 Blatt und 32 farbige Abbildungen auf 9 Tafelseiten. Original-Ganzpergament-Einband mit geprägtem Rückentitel, Blockbindung, Rücken geschnürt. - Rodenberg S. 372 Nr. 34 - Gedruckt für die Marées-Gesellschaft. Nr. 85 von 100 Exemplaren der Ausgabe für den englischen Markt, erkennbar an der rot gedruckten Nummer LXXXV, auf handgeschöpftem Bütten der Fabrik von Miliani in Fabriano, Italien. Faksimile des farbigen Blockbuches (Niederlande, ca. 1465, Xylogr. 32) nach dem Exemplar der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek in München. - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Shackleton's Last Voyage: The Story of the

      Drawn from the Official Journal and Private Diary kept by Dr. A. H. Macklin.A beautiful copy in blue cloth with gilt to the spine and an embossed image of the titular vessel on the cover.  The Quest was the ship used by Shackleton for his last expedition and on which he died in 1922.  Other than the most minor foxing this is a brilliant copy.

      [Bookseller: Sellers & Newel Second-Hand Books]
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        THE BOZEMAN TRAIL: Historical Accounts of the Blazing of the Overland Routes into the Northwest, and the Fights with Red Cloud's Warriors. With an Introduction by General Charles King. Two volume set

      Cleveland, OH: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1922. Two volume set. Original maroon hardcover cloth bindings with minor shelfwear including a tiny corner bump and minor darkening to spine with minimal discoloration to bottom of spine. Vol. I: 346 pages of text. Vol. II: 306 pages of text including an index. Illustrated by 43 photographs, drawings and sketches, as well as a folding map in each volume. Previous owner's bookplate neatly on front pastedown endpaper (Charles N. Dietz, Omaha). 1210 sets published. Recounts the federal government's attempt to open a road north from the Oregon Trail through the Powder River country, hunting grounds of the Sioux, in the late 1860's. Containing previously unpublished narratives, this work has served as a valuable reference tool for students of the Northern Plains. Howes, H382. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)]
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      Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1922. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Rackham, Arthur. Slightly better than very good condition with no wrapper. Limited to 600 copies. Bound in cream buckram, with pictorial stamping on the cover in gold. Titles to cover and spine in gold. Top-edge gilt, others untrimmed. 206 pages. 11.5 x 9 inches. 16 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. 8 full-page colour illustrations and 20 b/w drawings. Tan and white pictorial endpapers. Copy no. 91 SIGNED by Rackham. All plates present and in fine condition. Spine bumped. Covers have just a few faint marks. Gilt rubbed on spine. Contents fine. A beautiful book. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [R]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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      1922. 1. (DULAC,EDMUND)illus. THE NOVELS OF CHARLOTTE, EMILY AND ANNE BRONTE. London: J.M. Dent 1922. 6 volumes, 8vo (5 1/4 x 7 1/2"), green cloth, near Fine. Originally published in 1905 in 10 volumes with Dulac only illustrating 6 of the 10, this was re-issued in 1922 in 6 volumes with the type re-set. Illustrated by Dulac with 60 beautiful color plates divided amongst the following titles: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (12 illus. Hughey 3b), Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights (6 illus. Hughey 9b), Anne Bronte's Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (12 illus. Hughey 10b), Shirley (12 illus. Hughey 6b), Villette (12 illus. Hughey 7b) and The Professor (6 illus. Hughey 8b).

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Utok More.

      Nakladatelstvi E. Beaufort, c.1922., Prag, - Romanova Legenda. Small 4to. 24.5 x 18.5cm. 137pp. Many illus. by Alphonse Mucha. Original pictorial wr., siligtly worn, alomost uncut. A good copy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Isseido Booksellers, ABAJ, ILAB]
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        Zur Theorie der Lichtfortpflanzung in dispergierenden Medien

      Berlin: Sitzungsberichten der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1922 Einstein, Albert (1879-1955). Zur Theorie der Lichtfortpflanzung in dispergierenden Medien. Complete. Quarto. Offprint from Sitzungsberichten der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Berlin: 1922. First edition in very fine condition. This superb offprint is a separate printing of the Prussian Academy's session reports, here with independent pagination. A small number of such off prints were presented to the author by the publisher as voucher copies. References: Schilpp-Shields 162; Weil 120. This paper gives evidence that Einstein’s ideas on the photon were not able to contradict classical theory. "Since, after 1917, Einstein firmly believed that light-quanta were here to stay, it is not surprising that he would look for new ways in which the existence of photons might lead to observable deviation from the classical picture. In this he did not succeed. At one point, in 1921, he thought he had found a new quantum criterion, but it soon turned out to be a false lead [as demonstrated in this paper]". An excellent example. "The early Offprints from "Sitzungsberichten." are called "Sonderabdruck" up to Weil No.165 (including this). From Weil 166 they are called "Sonderausgabe.". - Before 161 (up to 160) the Offprints do not have separate title and pagination (the pagination follows the numbering in the periodical). From 166 the Offprint has both separate printed title and pagination. - ( So Weil Nos 161-165 is still "Abdruck", but with separate title and pagination)." . First Thus.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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      Moscow:. Very Good+. 1922. First Edition. Paperback. 2,000 printed. The poem Zangezi has a cover illustrated by the author's brother-in-law, Petr Miturich composed of tree-like shapes using branching forms and free-flowing loops to suggest both forms from nature and abstracted writing. See Susan Compton page 111. John Milner p.295. RUSSIAN AVANT GARDE original edition: Collection of c.200 items in stock. Photos of all books available on request. See our RUSSIAN AVANT GARDE catalogue. ; 35 pages .

      [Bookseller: Marijana Dworski Books]
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      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1922].. Blue cloth, stamped in orange. Very minor rubbing at shelf edges, otherwise a near fine copy, in slightly tanned, near very good dust jacket with shallow losses at crown and toe of spine (not affecting letterpress), a few small nicks along top edge of lower panel, and short, creased tears near the lower fore- corner of upper panel and at toe of flap fold. First edition, first state of p. 49 (one of ca. 9500 copies thus). Signed by Lewis on the front free endsheet in fountain pen (a couple small smudges). TAYLOR VIII. PASTORE 8.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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      Harcourt Brace, 1922. Hardcover. Good. Harcourt Brace, New York 1922. First Edition / First Printing / First State. Dated 1922 on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. First State with ""Purdy"" on page 49, line 4 and with ""my fellow"" on page 49, line 5. {ref: Ahearn, Bradley, Lee, McBride}. Signed by Sinclair Lewis on the front endpaper and inscribed, ""To Bert Mock with the greetings of Sinclair Lewis."" The Inscription is 100% Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Good, shelf wear, fraying with repairs at the spine, spots at the rear board, rubbed corners, original owner's name in pen at the foot of the text block ""S.A. Mock"", age toning, repaired front endpaper hinge with tape - holding firmly, tape repair at pages 43-45. The scarce dust jacket is not present.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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      New York: Harcourt Brace, (1922). First Edition. Hardcover. In the scarce and fragile dustwrapper which is missing a 3-1/2" x 1" ragged piece at the bottom of the rear panel and which has a 1" chip at the base of the spine and a somewhat smaller one at the head. About Fine in a Good dustwrapper. . Bibliographically interesting copy in that it is with the second state of the text but is a review copy stamped by the publisher on the title page as a Sample Copy with a publication date of 14 September 1922. Apparently only 9500 copies of the first state were printed though the book had a prepublication printing of 80,500 copies, which would, it seems, account for this copy.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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      Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd. 1922 - 1st 1922. Almost very good condition. The third Rupert book ever! Small format, cream pictorial boards. Brown and white captioned pictures to every page. Story in verse. Backstrip missing. Corners worn with crack to top corner and margin of front cover. Covers slightly grubby. Endpapers browned. A couple of small marginal tears and finger marks. Generally contents bright and clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Kostüme / Plakate und Dekorationen dreiundvierzig Tafels mit begleitendem text von Oskar Bie zweite Auflage

      München: Musarion Verlag. 1922. Quarto. Original publisher's pictorial cloth-backed boards printed in colour, decorative titling to spine gilt. [1] (title), [2] (copyright notice), 3-10 text in German, [i] (publisher's notice), [i] (blank) pp. followed by 42 plates (30 of which are in pochoir).& & With a fine photographic frontispiece depicting Schnackenberg in his Munich studio with the dancer Lo Hesse. & & Pochoir plates include:& Plakat. Schnackenberg- Ausstellung 1914& Plakat. Ritter Blaubart& Plakat. Anne Ehmans& Figurine. Maria Hagen: Altfranzöisches Ballett& Plakat. Hagen-Pathé & Plakat. Cabaret Bonbonnière& Plakat. Laederlappen, Stockholm& Figurine. Pathé: Groteske& Figurine. Die blaue Flamme& Figurine. Maria Hagen& Innenplakat. Odeon-Casino & Figurine. Maria Hagen. Chinesenbaby & Weinkarte. Preysing-Palais, München& Panneaux. Orientalisches Fest 1914& Figurine. Der Salamander& Film-Plakat (Hedemaria Scholz in "Die Rodelhexe")& Figurine. Fleur du mal& Figurine. Joachim von Seewitz in: Liebe der Tschaikiun& Plakat. Hagen-Pathé& Plakat. Odeon-Casino& FigurineTänzerin in einem orientalischen Festzug& Theater-Dekoration. Indischer Tempel & Plakat. Deutsches Theater, München& Figurine. Schlange& Plakat. Odeon-Casino 1911& Plakat. Erry u. Merry& Figurine. Maria Hagen: Walzer& Figurine. Lo Hesse& Plakat. Lena Amsel& Plakat. Consée, München& & Black and white plates include:& Figurine. Der böse Zauberer& Figurine. Der gute Zauberer& Figurine. Maskerade& Figurine. Orientalische Tänzerin& Tortola Valentia. Studie& & Photographic studies include:& Joachim v. Seewitz. Puderquaste (Setzer Wien)& Peter Pathé. Groteske (Greiner Munchen) & Maria Hagen u. Peter Pathé. Licht u. Schatten (Greiner München)& Lo Hesse u. Joachim v. Seewitz. Maskerade (Setzer Wien)& Anita Berber. Bingha (A. Binder Berlin)& Lo Hesse. Tschaikiun (Setzer Wien)& Maria Hagen. Walzer (Schenker Berlin) & & Binding slightly worn, soiled and shaken, endpapers somewhat foxed. Some signatures slightly split at spine. Plates in very good condition, with tissue guards. . Second Edition. Derra de Moroda 2271. Hilar p. 784. & & Often referred to as the "Toulouse-Lautrec of Germany," Schnackenberg masterfully captured the exotic world of expressionist pre- and post-World War II Munich. The present highly attractive collection includes his finest costume, poster and theatre designs rendered in vibrant colour, along with fine photographic illustrations of some of the most noted dancers of the time. & & "When we remember this [dance renaissance] movement [in Germany] we think of the Munich art feasts and performances in theaters and concert halls, which came out of this art-loving city thanks to the collaboration of creative artists. Among those who actively and knowingly took part in this movement, the painter Schnackenberg attracted attention with his creations. His planes, figures and drawings make it clear that in dance and pantomime, we can reclaim the right to rejoice in the beauty of the body, the striking pose and the animated movement. Glowing colors delight the eye, joy of life shines in the lightness, and the bright colors conveny to us that the world need not remain grey and colorless if we have the courage to be guided by our yearnings." Gleichen-Russworm: Schnackenberg: Ballet und Pantomime (foreword), 1920. & & Bie was the author of a number of noted works in the fields of both music and dance.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Design for a portfolio

      [Berlin, n.d.].. Original composition in red gouache, black ink and gold metallic paint, on textured ochre leatherette, mounted on a red buckram slipcase, with inserted red buckram chemise and inner sleeve of white Bütten paper, reinforced with loose panels of cardboard. Painted panel: 368 x 275 mm. (ca. 14 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches). Slipcase: 423 x 325 mm. (ca. 16 5/8 x 12 3/4 inches). This large and majestically impressive handmade portfolio represents a variation of Buchholz’s painted wooden relief, “Roter Kreis im Goldkreis,” of 1922, of which Ingrid Weisenmayer has commented “Der Dreiklang der Farben Schwarz, Gold und Rot steigert die Wirkung der einzelnen Farben noch zusätzlich. Es ist charakteristisch, dass Buchholz, der sich so vehement von jeglicher Kunsttradition distanzieren wollte, auf mittelalterliche Traditionen zurückgreift, und diese in einen modernen Kontext stellt” (Weisenmayer, in Gassen/Mengden). Comparison might equally be made with another painted panel of 1923, Buchholz’s “Neue Tafel Nr. 70.” These and similar motifs were reprised by the artist many times, through late in his career. Slight rippling of the panel at foot; a little light rubbing, otherwise in fine, bright condition.

      [Bookseller: Ars Libri Ltd]
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        Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Facsimile of the autograph musical manuscript full score

      Munich: Drei Masken Verlag. 1922. Folio. Half morocco with marbled boards, titling gilt to spine with raised bands in decorative compartments gilt. 1f. (facsimile title), 462 pp. + 1f. (colophon). & & Binding somewhat worn, rubbed and bumped; spine restored. In very good condition internally, with only light uniform browning. . One of 410 numbered copies, the present copy numbered 165 in manuscript; the entire edition consisted of 530 copies.

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        The Novels of Charlotte, Emily, & Anne BrontÎ

      London,: J.M. Dent, 1922.. Six volumes, octavo, with a total of 60 colour plates (including frontispieces), one spine label chipped, otherwise a most attractive set in uniform half polished navy calf by Bayntun with ornate gilt spine ornament and crimson labels. Magnificent collected edition of the BrontÎ novels, here presented in splendid early polished calf bindings by the famous English bookbinding firm of Bayntun of Bath.This collected edition is desirable for the sixty full-page colour plates by the fantasy illustrator Edmund Dulac. The BrontÎ novels offered Dulac a challenging change from the fantasy illustration for which he is justifiably famous (indeed, his Arabian Nights, Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and Edgar Allan Poe are paradigm works of their genre). The illustrations Dulac prepared for the BrontÎ novels are both subtle and evocative, blending detail and social nuance with the opalescent dreaminess that characterises his previous work.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. One of a limited edition of 2000 copies, and the first with this Introduction by Wharton. With a frontispiece. 8vo, in boards as issued, with a title piece on the spine, in the scarce dustjacket and publisher’s box. 180. A fine book, the scarce dustjacket and box with some wear and tearing but mostly intact. Designed by Bruce Rogers.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        The Works

      London: William Heinemann,, 1922. [Including The Happy Hypocrite; Zuleika Dobson.] 10 volumes, octavo. Original red cloth, printed paper labels to spines. An excellent set. Signed limited edition. One of 780 sets signed by the author on the limitation leaf of volume I.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Die vier Bücher von der Nachfolge Christi. Auf Grundlage der Goerresschen Uebertragung durchgesehene Ausgabe. Mit Symbolen von Melchior Lechter

      Bln., Einhorn-Presse (O. v. Holten) 1922.. 2°. 327 S., 3 Bll. Mit ill. Doppeltit., 4 Zwischentit., 114 Initialen u. 27 Vignetten u. Bordüren. (Druck in Rot u. Schwarz auf Bütten). OPbd. (Pflanzenstoffeinband). ill. Rü. blindgeprägt. Vorsatz etw. stock- bzw. feuchtigkeitsfleckig - (Opus IV der Einhorn-Presse) Rodenberg 151 - Eines v. 1005 v. Melchior Lechter eh. num. u. signierten Expl. Aufwendig gestaltetes Werk an dem Lechter ab 1914 arbeitete. - Mit eh., ganzseitiger, 13- zeil., kalligraphischer Widmung aus der Hand Lechters für Elisabeth Hartmann im Auftrag derer Kinder Augusta und Heinrich Hartmann anläßlich des Weihnachtsfestes 1922. Mit blauer und grüner Tinte sowie Goldfarbe. Vorangestellt ist ein Zitat Buddhas: "Wie der Vollendete spricht so handelt er, und wie er handelt, so spricht er".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        WORST JOURNEY IN THE WORLD: Antarctic 1910-1913

      London: Constable and Company, 1922. 2 volumes. First edition, first issue. 73 panoramas, maps and illustrations, ten of them folding,a number in colours, by Dr. Edward A. Wilson and other members of the expedition. 8vo, publisher’s original linen backed blue paper boards with manila lettering labels on the spines. lxiv, 300, [4]; viii, 301-580, index pp. A pleasing and very well preserved set of this scarce book, and a partially unopened, pristine copy. No chipping or bumping or damage to the bindings. Very clean internally with virtually none of the usual foxing encountered in these volumes, some light, typically seen spotting at half-titles from offsetting of the pastedowns. Spine labels somewhat mellowed from age, one label with light chipping, but both of the original replacement labels remain tipped in as issued and may be used to replace the existing labels as desired. IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION OF A CORNERSTONE TEXT. One of the most sought after and most difficult to find first editions in the polar canon, this is a dramatic and splendidly written account of Scott's 1910-1913 expedition. This is the dramatic and splendidly written account of Scott's last expedition from its departure from England in 1910 to its return to New Zealand in 1913. The expedition was comprised of three actual journeys: the depot journey, during which supplies were laid for the polar trip; the winter journey to Cape Crozier to visit the penguin rookery--the "worst journey" of the title; and the final, tragic attempt on the pole, during which Scott and three others perished. The story of Scott's last expedition is of course a great tale, and Cherry-Garrard uses his considerable skill as a writer to heighten the drama. “And I tell you, if you have the desire for knowledge and the power to give it physical expression, go out and explore. If you are a brave man you will do nothing: if you are fearful you may do much, for none but cowards have need to prove their bravery. Some will tell you that you are mad, and nearly all will say,’What is the use?’ For we are a nation of shopkeepers, and no shopkeeper will look at research which does not promise him a financial return within a year. And so you will sledge nearly alone, but those with whom you sledge will not be shopkeepers: that is worth a great deal. If you march your Winter Journeys you will have your reward, so long as all you want is a penquin’s egg.”-Cherry-Garrard. The best written and most enduring account of exploits in the Antarctic. - Taurus Later editions omitted the numerous panoramas, color plates, one map, and most of the photographs.

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        History of Kentucky

      The American Historical Society, 1922. 5 volume set in with blue cloth covered boards, gilt title on spine, marbled edges and end papers, b/w illustrations/photo reproductions, 2776 total pages. 1st Edition. Bindings lightly worn along edges, fabric of Vols. I and II is worn through at tips of lower corners, gilt fading, very light marginal age toning of pages with occasional smudge. A solid and still attractive set. Scans available. Additional postage may necessary for Priority or International addresses. USPS confirmation used on all shipments.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/No Dust Jacket.

      [Bookseller: The Bookbums at Ish Kabibble Books]
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      New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1922.. First edition of this seminal work in etiquette and personal relations. Octavo, original blue cloth with titles to the spine and front panel in gilt. In very good condition with some light rubbing to the spine extremities. A very sharp copy of this rare first edition.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        [Title in Russian:] NOCH' V OKOPE [Night in a Trench]

      Moscow: Imazhinisty, 1922.. [16]pp. Octavo. Printed drab wrappers. Pale splashmark around one staple at spine, lower fore-corners curled, minute ink name and date on first blank, uniform tanning, but a very good copy of a fragile book. First edition of this single poem. Although the printer's imprint implies a substantial edition, it was published in perishable format. OCLC/Worldcat records ten copies. GETTY 310.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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      [Paris], Tokyo: [Shakespeare and Company ], Yushodo/Inkpen Press, [1922], 2004. A very finely produced facsimile of the first edition of Ulysses, LIMITED to 120 copies. The facsimile is printed on fine paper by the Inkpen Press. Large thick 8vo [195 x 235 mm], beautifully hand-bound in full crushed blue morocco, the spine handsomely lettered in gilt, housed in a blue moire cloth slipcase. (10), 732, (2) pp. A mint, pristine and superb copy. A BEAUTIFULLY PRODUCED FACSIMILE OF THE FIRST EDITION OF JAMES JOYCE’S ULYSSES, the most important novel of the twentieth century . The true first edition of this book is now beyond the range of all but a very small handful of collectors, this facsimile provides the opportunity to own this important and handsome work in a format, and with the feel, of the first edition. ULYSSES can be viewed as the pinnacle of the Modernist movement, and its impact on all subsequent western literature is unmistakable. Such writers as Virginia Woolf, John Dos Passos, William Faulkner, Samuel Beckett, Malcolm Lowry, and Anthony Burgess have all paid tribute, consciously or unconsciously, to Joyce's influence. Burgess as well pronounced it the greatest single work in the English literature of this century, and he is not alone in that opinion. According to James Spoerri, "This fortunate combination of printer and publisher resulted in the appearance of ULYSSES as a book whose physical aspect is particularly suited to its content. It is a fat and inviting volume, the blue and white of its covers subtly evocative of the Greece whose epic it so closely parallels" (quoted in the catalogue for the Garden Sale, Sotheby's 1989). While this facsimile is of course not the true first edition, the physical attributes are the same.

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      München [Munich]: Oskar Beck, 1922 Spengler, Oswald. DER UNTERGANG DES ABENDLANDES. Umrisse Einer Morphologie der Weltgeschichte. München [Munich]: Oskar Beck, 1922, 1923. Two octavo Volumes: pp 559, 637. [Translated into English as THE DECLINE OF THE WEST]. The Rare limited edition of 150 numbered copies; this set numbered 33 on the limitation page of each volume and SIGNED by Spengler on the limitation page in volume I. Both volumes are uniformly bound in the publisher's gilt-ruled dark blue morocco, the spine with 5 raised bands, red morocco gilt-lettered label, elegant hand-made marbled endpapers, top-edge gilt. A near fine superb example of this rare issue, [small archival repair to the head of volume I & corners] the text block free of blemish. [1922 forward by Spengler]. Volume II is the 1st edition published in 1922. Volume I is an early printing but the first in this binding by Beck who acquiring the copyright from Braunmuller, the Viennese academic house that published the original 1st edition in 1918. Beck also published an unsigned trade edition uniformly bound in cream coloured paper covered boards printed with black titles & graphics. "During the period after the First World War, is a politico-sociological phenomenon that has nothing to do with the intrinsic merits or demerits of this 'new outlook on history and the philosophy of destiny', as the author himself described the aim of his book. . . it was the major prophet, Toynbee, who took up the mantle that fell from the minor prophet, Spengler". - PMM, PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN # 410. A rare set. Surviving original cardboard slipcase neatly restored. Custom collectors gilt bordered blue leather outer slipcase in very fine condition.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        [Wien - Oper - Kärntnerstraße]

      1922.. Orig.-Farbradierung, auf Seide gedruckt, v. Künstler eh. signiert. 46 x 39 cm. (Bildausschn.). In ausgezeichnetem Zustand. vgl. Thieme-B. XIX, 582f.; Schüttler, Wien 1944; Antiquitäten-Rundschau 23. Jg. 1925, Nr. 24 - In der Platte dat.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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      Richard Cobden-Sanderson, Thavies Inn, 1922. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good+ binding. Signed. Octavo. Elegantly rebound in morocco with a touch of sunning to the spine; tipped in is a handwritten letter by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson to San Francisco printer John J. Newbegin discussing a list of Doves Press titles sent to the Newbegin. An interesting association from among the most important printers of the 20th century; digital images can be made available upon request. Very Good+ binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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      (HOPPE, E.O.). Hoppe, Emil Otto & Richard King. THE BOOK OF FAIR WOMEN: THIRTY TWO PLATES FROM PHOTOGRAPHS BY E.O. HOPPE WITH AN INTRODUCTORY ESSAY BY RICHARD KING. New York. ND (1922).: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., First American Edition 1/500. 4to. 1/4 Vellum Over Boards. Photography Monograph. Good -./No Jacket - As Issued. np, 32 tipped-in monochrome gravure illustrations. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. "The Book of Fair Women" is E.O. Hoppé's spectacularly beautiful 1922 collection of thirty-two dramatically staged and lit modernist photographic portraits of young ladies of standing from around the world - including Miss Marion Davies. It features an introductory essay by Richard King, with the text and captions printed by hand letterpress. An internally bright and sound copy (#386 of 500) of the first American edition with all tipped-in gravures present and secure, and whose fragile vellum spine and internal hinges are completely sturdy and intact. The decorative batik boards along with the edges of the textblock show some typical soiling and age-toning, with much of the edges of the covers worn, chipped and abraded through to the cardboard - especially at the tips. Still in all, this a most presentable age-appropriate example of this lavish production that looks much nicer in hand than it describes. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 020408&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Il giardino e la Pergola nel paesaggio di Capri.

      Le pagine dell?isola, Alfieri e Lacroix s.d. (1922) Le pagine dell?isola, Alfieri e Lacroix, s.d. (1922). In 8vo; pp.17. 21 tavole fuori testo e 3 illustrazioni nel testo. Cart. edit. illustrato. Edizione originale. Sandomenico, pag.107.

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        The Story of Inyo - [Association - Presention Copy by Author to Edgar Rice Burroughs with Burroughs' BOOKPLATE to Front Pastedown]

      [Chicago] The Author, 1922. 1st Edition. Description: xviii, 358 p. Front. (fold. Map) 20 cm. Subjects: Indians of North America--Wars--1862-1865. Inyo County (Calif. ) --History. Death Valley (Calif. And Nev. ). Signed by the author with an additional signed typed letter tipped-in. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Particularly well-preserved; tight, bright and clean.

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        Remembrance of Things Past

      London: Chatto & Windus, Alfred A. Knopf, 1922.. First edition. Octavo, 11 volumes. Original blue cloth with titles to the spine in in gilt. In fine condition. Translated by C.K. Scott Moncrieff. An excellent set, rare in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Les Sources inédites de l'histoire du Maroc. Deuxième série : Dynastie Filalienne. Complète.

      Ernest Leroux / Paul Geuthner 1922-1960 6 volumes in-4, 711, 660, XXVIII-585, XVI-729, VIII-548 et VIII-870 pages, broché Publications de la Section Historique du Maroc. Archives et Bibliothèques de France. Les lettres reproduites dans leur texte original, sont traduite de l'arabe en français. Exemplaires non coupés, très frais. Seul le second volume présente une couverture défraichie : dos fendu, avec quelques petits manques, dernier plat accidenté et restauré avec de l'adhésif ancien. Bon ensemble. Rare.

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        La Vie en Fleur.

      Paris: Calmann-Lévy 1922. II + 352 s. Opl. 200 numr. ekspl. på papier de Hollande. Indb. ubesk. med o.o. i smukt priv. papirbd. med overtræk af ægte kattunpapir fra ca. 1860, samt med skindtitelfelt. Bindet sign. Anker Kyster. Limited to 200 numb. copies on Papier de Hollande. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers in nice contp. paperbinding (calico-paper from c. 1860) with leatherlabel. (Anker Kyster).. Ekspl. nr. 32 af 200 ekspl. på papier de Holland. Copy no. 32 of 200 on Papier de Hollande

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        Cy Comencent Les Chroniques de Jherusalem Abregies [manuscript facsimile of the original Chronicles of the Crusades in the Austrian National Library]

      [Vienna: 1922-24]. Folio. (21 x 11 inches). 34 pages, on fine vellum, written in a batarde hand in red and black ink. 2 full-page and 83 half- page, quarter-page, and column width miniatures illuminated in full color and burnished gold, numerous illuminated initials, all within alternating red and blue borders with gold decoration. Original vellum over bevelled oak boards. Housed in a black morocco backed box. Astounding manuscript facsimile of a celebrated illuminated manuscript account of the Second Crusade. The Croniques de Jherusalem is among the prized possessions of the Austrian National Library. The richly illuminated codex, of which this manuscript is a painstaking exact copy, was prepared on behalf of Phillip the Good, (also known as Phillip III, Duke of Burgundy) circa 1450. Recent scholarship has attributed the original to the Master of Girart de Rouissillon, naming the codex as among his finest works. Phillip the Good is best remembered for his extravagant court, his taste for luxury and his patronage of the arts. During his reign, some six hundred illuminated manuscripts were commissioned, including the Croniques de Jherusalem. The original manuscript came into possession of Emperor Mathias and was passed down by inheritance to Emperor Max I, being notable enough to be mentioned in the inventory of the Treasury at that time. In the mid-18th century, the codex passed to the Imperial Library, later to be renamed the National Library. In 1922, artist, antiquary and publisher Annete von Eckardt was given permission to copy the famed manuscript, which to that time had not been reproduced. Von Eckardt, perhaps best known for her relationship with Franz Marc, was an extraordinary artist and colourist, as evidenced by this manuscript. In a note laid in, Eckardt describes the two year process by which she accomplished the work: "The original miniatures are shown very rarely and only by exceptional permission. Thanks to the kindness of the Director Herr Smital for two long years of tedious work it was possible to copy leaf by leaf with the aid of a magnifying glass. Again and again every detail of the work was compared with the original, while the precious leaves were kept under a protecting sheet of glass. Great difficulties were produced by the poor light in the library, which being situated in the old in period castle is entirely equipped in the style of the middle ages. Of course to execute the minute work of the miniatures no ordinary water-colours could be used: the lapis lazuli blue, scarlet red, turquois green had to be prepared with the aid of the yellow of eggs, honey, etc. etc. All the gold consists of pure gold and is finished by polishing with an agate style and will never tarnish. Such difficult and tedious copying of precious and antique masterpieces can hardly be expected, if at all, more than once. Therefore, this exquisite work of art, the Chronology of the Crusades, will ever be increasing in value as time goes on." An extraordinary work of art. Cf. Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Cod. 2533.

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        Das Hohelied Salomos (The Song of Songs)

      (Berlin, 1922). Octavo. (16)pp. An extraordinary illuminated manuscript on vellum calligraphed by Peter Moser. The text, in black, is adorned with red and blue illuminated initials and delicate tendrils in blue that create a border on the left margin of each page. On the title page, the title is gilt on top of a gesso ground, giving dimension to the letters. Beautifully bound by Bruno Scheer in gilt-decorated red morocco, with vellum paste-downs bordered with gilt dentelles. Spine with seven raised bands, gilt-titled in five of the six compartments. Spine and corners slightly rubbed along edges, else fine. In a slipcase of mottled gray paper. With the bookplate of the Talmud scholar, translator, and bibliophile Lazarus Goldschmidt, whose distinguished collection is now held at the Royal Library of Denmark. A.e.g.

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        Diary Kept by Joseph McAleenan for a Cruise for Sword-Fish in the Month of July, 1916

      New York: Privately Printed by the Author and His Friends [by H.S. Nichols, New York], 1922. First edition, one of 50 numbered copies, signed by the author, this being no. 1, said to be bound for the author's mother. 8vo. Frontispiece and 29 half-tone plates. pp. [i-ii] blank, [iii]-[xvi], [xvii-xviii] half-title, 1-115, [116] printer's notice. Bound in full brown morocco extra gilt, morocco doublures, t.e.g. Front hinge and corners professionally repaired. Bruns M-91 (without title or full description) . Rare and privately printed account of fishing for swordfish off Montauk Point and the adjacent waters of Block Island. McAleenan was also the author of Hunting with Rifle and Camera in the Canadian Rockies (1916, edition of 20 copies). McAleenan has a flair for writing and writes lovingly of this three week adventure, harpooning swordfish, battling sharks, sighting whales, etc.: " ... glad days, cheery companions, and the joy of living ... [for] those who have heard the wind in strange places ... " (Foreword)

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      Paris: Shakespeare and Company,, 1922. Small quarto (224 × 176 mm). Contemporary red morocco, spine gilt in compartments, titles and panelling to boards in gilt and blind, maroon silk doublures and endpapers, speckled edges. Housed in a black cloth slipcase. Contents faintly toned. An excellent copy. First edition. From a total edition of 1000 copies this is copy number 966 of the 750 on handmade paper. There were also 100 signed copies on thicker paper and 150 large paper copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Published by Ernest Nister, 1922. Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Hardy, E. Stuart. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. A Panorama Picture Book of Fairy Stories. Nister book 633. Six stunning three-dimensional stand-up scenes. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, colour pictorial paper boards. Front cover shows the Babes in the Wood riding on a leaf in the air harnessed to a pair of robins. Green/white floral endpapers. Spine has been rebacked with red cloth. Corners and cover edges are worn. There is some scuffing to the covers. Front free-endpaper is missing. Inscription in ink to top margin of title-page. One page has a large closed tear which has been neatly repaired. From the pop-up scenes there are some flowers missing at the top of the fairy's oar (in the swan picture) and the giant is missing from behind Jack (in the Jack and the Giant picture) otherwise the pop-ups are complete, bright and in excellent working order. The text pages are well fingered and thus a little grubby. A decent copy of a scarce pop-up book. [R]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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