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        STYL. Bltter f¸r mode und die angenehmen dinge des Lebens. Erster Jahr Heft 2 & 4

      Berlin: Erich Reiss Verlag, 1922. Heft 2, 1922 (February, 1922), Heft 4, 1922 (April-May, 1922). 2 vols., 4to. Illustrated in color throughout. February 1922 : with 12 separate color plates; April-May 1922, with 11 separate color plates, and [2] additional. Pictorial wrappers, minor shelf-wear. Inside fine . Advertising Posters; February,1922, illustrated by: Weirtz, Koxner, Offterdinger, Kainer, Krell, Claus-Erle, Schmidt-Caroll, Krotowski, Weiss, and Kabisott; April-May, 1922, illustrated by: Kanneberg and Leonard, Leonard, Kretschmann, Christophe, Schmidt-Caroll, Kainer, Offterdinger, Kobbe, and Gavrilow

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        The Waste Land

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1922 New York: Boni & Liveright. 1922. First. First edition. Publisher's flexible cloth, the stamped number (198) 5mm in height, and the "a" in "mountain" on page 41 (a possible state in the first printing); one of the first 500 copies. Very nearly fine with a bookplates in a dustwrapper with some tiny chips and internal tissue strengthening at the folds; in a custom clamshell box. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Waste Land, in The Dial, November 1922 Volume LXXIII, Number 5

      New York: Dial Publishing,1922. First edition. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. The first appearance in the United States of Eliot's masterpiece, "The Waste Land". Some wear to the cover, name to the front free endpaper; a very good copy. A very good copy of one of the most desirable literary journals of the century.The Waste Land," T. S. Eliot's masterpiece, is not only one of the key works of modernism but also one of the greatest poetic achievements of the twentieth century.

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        Mount Everest: the reconnaissance, 1921. With illustrations and maps

      New York: Longmans, Green and Co. and Edward Arnold, 1922-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST US EDITION. New York: Longmans, Green and Co. 1922. 356 pp. with color fold-out maps at rear. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. First American edition, first printing. (Dated 1922 on title page with no additional printings on copyright page.) Very Good hardcover. No jacket. Clean pages and strong gilt lettering. Some soiling and rubbing to cloth. Small vintage booksellers' stamp on fep, small stain on fore edge, foxing to fore edge. All maps present in nice condition. A nice copy.The first American appearance of C.K. Howard-Bury's account of the Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition.

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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 near fine condition with some light rubbing to the spine extremities. A very sharp copy of this rare first edition.Etiquette is a seminal work in personal relations that ranges from topics on how to conduct oneself when meeting strangers to how one should behave at formal dinners and engagements. It has pioneered many social networking concepts, granting Post a name synonymous with proper etiquette and manners that is referenced in etiquette books even today. Joan Didion, contemporary author of The Year of Magical Thinking, considered Post's entry on funerals a source of great consolation after the passing of her husband (Campbell, 2005). The recent publication of Post's first full-length biography suggests that her legacy is pertinent more now than ever (Claridge, 2008).

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        Trembling Of The Veil (Limited Edition)

      T. Werner Laurie, 1922. Hardcover. Good/ACCEPTABLE. 1922. 247 pages. Hard cover with a dust jacket. Limited edition, numbered 178 (of 1000). Signed by the author. Clean pages with no markings or annotations.Pages are unevenly bound and rough cut.Tanned end papers. Light foxing to the edge of the pages. Mild edge wear to the boards and spine ends.Tanning to the spine and boards edges. The dust jacket has only mild chipping and edge wear, but is tanned.

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      Paris: Shakespeare & Company, 1922. First edition. One of 750 numbered copies on handmade paper from a total edition of 1000 copies. Thick quarto, original blue and white wrappers. A near fine copy, internally fresh and largely unopened, the wrappers not significantly soiled or faded, and completely unrestored. In a custom quarter morocco box. This is copy #992, and has laid in the front panel of the original prospectus with the tipped-on reproduction of the 1918 photo of Joyce by C. Ruf. The front panel of the prospectus has been amended, as often, to indicate the book "is now ready," and the original buyer must have jumped at the opportunity, as the order panel of the prospectus has been neatly cut away. Sisley Huddleston's 5 March 1922 review from The Observer is also laid in (though both items are in prophylactic sleeves that have prevented any offsetting). Also laid into the slipcase is some correspondence relating to the sale of this copy in 1972 by Duschnes in New York City. A very sharp copy with nice provenance.Ulysses was published in Paris by Shakespeare & Company, 1922. It was a struggle for the author to find a publisher, a comic irony considering that Ulysses is "[u]niversally hailed as the most influential work of modern times" (Grolier Joyce 69). Ulysses was an immediate success. The first printing sold out, and "within a year Joyce had become a well-known literary figure. Ulysses was explosive in its impact on the literary world of 1922" (de Grazia, 27). Even so, the book faced difficulties in global reception. It was banned in the U.K. and was prosecuted for the obscenity in the Nausicaa episode (Ellmann, 1982). Joyce's inspiration for the novel began as a young boy reading Charles Lamb's Adventures of Ulysses and writing an essay entitled "My Favourite Hero" after being impressed by the wholeness of the character (Goreman, 1939). The idea for the novel grew from a story in Dubliners in 1906, which Joyce expanded into a short book in 1907, before reconceptualizing it as the heady novel in 1914 (Ellmann, 1982). The book can initially seem unsctructured and chaotic, and Joyce admitted that he "put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant" (The Observer, 2000). The French translator Stuart Gilbert published a defense of Ulysses shortly after its publication in which he supported the novel's use of obscenity and explained its internal structure and links to the Odyssey against accusations of ambiguity. Every episode, Gilbert explained, is connected to the Odyssey by theme, technique, and correspondence between characters. Another instance of Ulysses' literary contribution is his use of stream-of-consciousness, a technique employing carefully structured prose, both humorous and charactering, and involving puns and parodies. Joyce was a precursor to the use of stream of consciousness in the later decades. Similar narrative techniques were used by his contemporaries Virginia Wolfe, William Faulkner, and Italo Svevo. Their style can be better characterized as an "interior monologue, rather than stream of consciousness, is the appropriate term for the style in which [subjective experience] is recorded, both in The Waves and in Woolf's writing generally" (Stevenson, 1992).

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        The Unspeakable Gentleman (First Edition, two volumes in variant jackets)

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover, two volumes, both First Editions. Each volume in an example of the two variant dust jackets, one in blue, the other in orange. First Edition. Near Fine in Very Good dust jackets, with numerous small chips, creasing, and a couple of professional repairs (but not restoration). Marquand's first book, extremely uncommon in any kind of jacket.

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        The Unspeakable Gentleman

      NY: Scribners, 1922. 1st ed., 1922. 8vo. Frontispiece by A. I. Keller. 265 pp. Marquand's first book. Slight wear at the spinal extremities else this is a fine book in a lightly dust soiled near fine DJ with shallow edge wear at the crown of the spine. Scarce thus.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn ABAA]
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        Building Plans, Elevation, and Perspective for a Building for Walter N. Brunt. at 7th St. and Minna St., San Francisco. Current address 111-121 7th St

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, May 1922. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 18" x 36". 9 sheets. Job #98. 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: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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      - Madrid, Tip. Rev. de Archivos, 1922-1957, 3 tomos de 28x21 cm., en holandesa, 861 págs.+ 1 h. 750 págs.+ 1 h. y 454 págs

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bra]
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        The Pageant of Peking. Comprising Sixty-Six Vandyck photogravures of Peking and environs from photographs by... with an Introduction by Putnam Weale.

      Shanghai: A.S. Watson & Co., 1922. . Third edition, folio, (viii), 40, (2) pp. 66 photogravures tipped in. Original gold and black silk covers, gilt title and Chinese characters to upper cover, some mostly light rubbing, top of lower hinge just starting otherwise an excellent copy.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        A HISTORY Of MUSKOGEE And NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA Including the Counties of Muskogee, McIntosh, Wagoner, Cherokee, Sequoyah, Adair, Delaware, Mayes, Rogers, Washington, Nowata, Craig and Ottawa

      Chicago:: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company,. 1922.. Folio. 10-7/8" x 7-3/4". 1st edition. 3 volumes.. Original green cloth bindings with gilt stamped title lettering to spine. Marbled edges & eps.. Modest binding wear. Bookplate. Occasional po annotation. A VG -. VG+ set.. Illustrated.

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        Funeral Scaffold of a Sioux Chief near Fort Pierre [Tab. 11]

      [Leipzig: Schmidt and Guenther, 1922]. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving by Hürlimann after Bodmer. 13 3/4 x 16 3/4 inches. 18 5/8 x 24 3/16 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) An image of powerful spirituality: the living continue their lives whilst acknowledging both the mortality of their relatives and by extension themselves. This fine plate is from a sketch by Bodmer made on 28 April 1834 during the journey back down the Missouri River. The scene is near Fort Pierre; the scaffold in the right foreground holds the remains of a warrior who had apparently been brought home from a great distance. Scaffold burial, on an erected platform or in the limbs of a tree, was a wide spread practice amongst the plains peoples in general and the Sioux in particular, for whom the ritual held deep spiritual significance. 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.

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        Les Clowns -

      Les Deux Amis 1922 -, Paris - 1 In-12 38 pp. Couverture rempliée illustrée en couleurs. Intérieur frais. Ornée de 3 dessins de Georges Rouault en phototypie et coloriés au patron par Daniel Jacomet. Mors intérieur fragile. Etat correct EDITION ORIGINALE. Tirage à 250 exemplaires, celui-ci un est l'exemplaire d'auteur sur papier Japon. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Cauldron of Annwn

      London: T Werner Laurie, 1922 In 2 tone cloth, corners and edges bumped and a little worn and grubby. Spine has title in gilt, edges bumped a little chipped. Internally green endpapers, (xix), [1], 327 pp, text block edges uncut, an edition limited to just 250 copies numbered and signed by the author, privately printed for subscribers only. Contains, Children of Don, Dylan son of the Wave and Bronwen. A lovely copy.SCOTT-ELLIS, THOMAS EVELYN, 8th BARON HOWARD DE WALDEN and 4th BARON SEAFORD, landowner and sportsman, writer, and patron of the arts who Besides being a patron of dramatists (in Wales and London ) and musicians, e.g. his association with Josef Holbrooke in the production of The Children of Don and Dylan, was himself a writer, the Arthurian cycle giving him the subject of his first play, and, later, the folklore of Wales providing him with material for operatic libretti. See NLW WBO for a full Bio

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        A HISTORY Of MUSKOGEE And NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA Including the Counties of Muskogee, McIntosh, Wagoner, Cherokee, Sequoyah, Adair, Delaware, Mayes, Rogers, Washington, Nowata, Craig and Ottawa.

      The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company,, Chicago: 1922 - Illustrated. Modest binding wear. Bookplate. Occasional po annotation. A VG - VG+ set. Original green cloth bindings with gilt stamped title lettering to spine. Marbled edges & eps. Folio. 10-7/8" x 7-3/4". 1st edition. 3 volumes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alexandra Ekster Kak Zhivopisets I Khudozhnik Stseny

      Berlin 1922 - 1922 1st edition of this uncommon monograph on Alexandra Exter, key member of the Russian Avant-Garde. VG in its original printed wrappers, with very light chipping at the spine ends and light creasing and chipping along the front panel's lower-edge. Binding still very solid and internally clean as could be. 39 soft black-and-white reproductions plus 4 mounted plates (3 of which are in vivid color). Octavo, 31 pgs. of text plus the plates. Published out of Weimar Berlin, text in Russian. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Middle English Vocabulary designed for us with Sisam’s Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose

      Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1922 - Wrappers a little marked, otherwise a very nice copy; ownership signature on front free end-paper The second issue has a stamp "Printed in England" at the foot of the title-page not present here. Original brown printed wrappers First Edition, First Issue with advertisements dated October 1921 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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      New York: Harcourt, Brace 1922 - 8vo., blue cloth with orange boxes lettered in dark blue; a bright copy with a trace of soiling. First edition, with all first state points. Marcus Tullius Reynolds’s copy, with the noted architect’s ownership signature and date on the front free endpaper. Educated at Williams College and Columbia University, Reynolds designed the first skyscraper at Albany, NY, as well as the Gideon Putnam Hotel at Saratoga. An unusual association copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Südliche Stadt (Italien)., Federzeichnung.

      Wohl 1922. - Unten rechts monogrammiert. Rückseitig mit dem Nachlassstempel. Die flüssig gezeichnete Alltagsszene zeigt Wäscherinnen am Fluß vor einer Stadtkulisse. Das Blatt ist eine Arbeit aus Schwichtenbergs fruchtbarer Schaffensphase der 20er Jahre. - An der Kunstgewerbeschule in Düsseldorf ausgebildet ging Martel Schwichtenberg 1917 nach Hannover, wo sie bis 1932 immer wieder Aufträge der Firma Bahlsen erhielt. 1920 bezog sie ein Atelier in Berlin-Charlottenburg, trat dem Werkbund bei und stellte mit der Novembergruppe aus. 1922 folge eine Reise nach Italien und daran anschließend ihre erste bedeutende Ausstellung bei F. Möller, Berlin. - Von sehr guter Erhaltung. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Knole and the Sackvilles

      William Heinemann, London, 1922. First Edition, first printing. Large 8vo. xvi + 230pp. White buckram lettered in black at spine and featuring a superb William Nicholson drawing to the upper board. Publisher's motif black-stamped to corner of lower board. With a tissue-guarded frontispiece and twenty-three plates, plus a Chronology. A hint of shelf-wear to head and base of spine and a minor bump to the head and base of rear board. Endpapers lightly and partially browned. A hint of spotting to preliminary leaves. A really superbly preserved copy in the scarce dust wrapper, reproducing in red Nicholson's upper board drawing. Wrapper tanned at spine panel and with some notable fading to the lettering, a little dust marked and chafed at one or two extremities. A classic in the literature of English country houses. An account of the history and occupants of Knole House, granted to Thomas Sackville by his cousin Queen Elizabeth I in 1566 and whose descendants the Earls and Dukes of Dorset and Barons Sackville resided there until it was bequeathed to the National Trust. Knole was the inspiration for Virginia Woolf's Orlando and also the setting of several Beatles videos.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

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        A Set of Six

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

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

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

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        Racing in America 1665-1979

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

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        Discours prononcé à l'inauguration de la statue de Ernest Renan à Tréguier, le 13 septembre 1903.

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

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        Die Kommunistin. Organ der Kommunistischen Partei Deutschlands (Sektion der Kommunistischen Internationale). Herausgegeben vom Frauenreichssekretariat. Gegründet unter ständiger Mitarbeit von Clara Zetkin

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

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Hangchow Itineraries

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

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        Letter signed.

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

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

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

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        Original Dust Jacket Art: The Everlasting Whisper by Jackson Gregory

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

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

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        Mountain Madness.

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson Antikvariat]
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        Jacob's Room

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

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

      [Bookseller: Crossroad Books]
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        The Worst Journey in The World

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

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

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

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books ]
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