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        Wilno. Fotografje J. Bulhaka.

      - Warsaw, F. Hoesicki and J. Zawadzki in Vilnius, 1922. 8vo. Contemporary linen-backed cloth-covered boards, illustrated front wrapper bound in; pp. 72, [4, advertisements] 32 photogravure plates on 16 leaves, printed on both sides, photographic frontispiece on verso of half-title, illustration after a photo pasted in at the end as tailpiece; shelfmark stamped in black on spine and in ink at foot of half-title; otherwise a very good copy. First edition, very rare. This pictorial record of and essay on Vilnius was published when the city was under Polish administration. The master photographer of Poland of the first half of the 20th century was Jan Bulhak. In 1912 he opened his own studio in Vilnius and lectured at the University where he soon became the head of the Institute of Photography in the department of fine arts (1919 - 1939). In 1927, he helped to found the Wilno Photo-Club as well as the Polish Photo-Club in 1929, of which he was also chairman. Just before the outbreak of the Second World War he presented his entire collection to the Polish State and during a German bombardment about 30,000 negatives were destroyed. The author Henryk Moscicki was a professor for modern Polish and Eastern European History, with a focus on Polish-Lithuanian relations in the 19th century. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Since Cézanne.

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1922 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to printed paper label to spine, top edge yellow, others untrimmed. Pencil ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Spine lightly toned, minor rubbing to extremities, top edge dust toned, foxing to edges, faint offsetting to endpapers; a very good copy. Black and white photographic reproduction frontispiece and 7 similar plates. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To The Lady Sackville, Clive Bell, July 1922". The recipient was Lady Victoria Josefa Dolores Catalina Sackville-West (1862–1936), fellow Bloomsbury group member Vita Sackville-West's mother. Lady Sackville was a close friend of the sculptor Auguste Rodin and "Sir John Murray Scott, ultimate residuary legatee of the art collector Sir Richard Wallace and owner of the Château de Bagatelle in Paris". This work is a collection of critical essays, the majority of which first appeared in The New Republic and The Athenaeum. Uncommon inscribed, with one copy traced at auction. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Georges Rouault,En bouche quit fut fraiche, gout de fiel, Miserère, Aquatintaradierung

      1922 - GEORGES ROUAULT, Paris 1871 - 1958, EN BOUCHE QUI FUT FRAÎCHE, GOÛT DE FIEL, NR. 15 AUS DER SERIE MISERÈRE, Aquatintaradierung, 1922 Wasserzeichen "Ambroise Vollard", Darstellung: 50,5 x 35 cm, Blattgröße: 64,5 x 49 cm, Blatt gebräunt und teilweise fleckig, an der linken Kante kleiner Einriss. Versand in Deutschland kostenlos, Europa Euro 25,-, Welt Euro 50,-

      [Bookseller: Michael Draheim]
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        The Clicking of Cuthbert Signed PG Wodehouse

      UK: Herbert Jenkins, 1922. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The Clicking of Cuthbert Signed by PG Wodehouse First Edition Herbert Jenkins 1922. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Unblemished throughout. Covers near fine in original pictorial golf themed dust jacket which has imperceptible conservation to edges. SIGNED by P.G Wodehouse to personal compliments slip affixed to fep. An excellent copy.

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        Washington and the Riddle of Peace.

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1922 - First edition. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine. Boldly signed by H.G. Wells on the half-title page. In fine condition. Scarce and desirable signed. In the wake of World War I, the victor nations came together to shape the postwar era. and in doing so, laid the ground for the next great war. That was already obvious in 1921, when H. G. Wells gathered in one volume his essays for the New York World, the Chicago Tribune, and other American and European newspapers written in reaction to what he saw and heard at the Washington Conference to organize the peace. Though known, along with Jules Verne, as one of the 19th-century fathers of science fiction, here Wells explores more down-to-earth issues, from the "problem" of Russia and Japan-and how little could hope to be accomplished at this conference without their participation-to the "economic decadence" of the world and how to arrest it. Wells' intriguing foresight shines through, making this a fascinating document of the international disaster of the World Wars. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        I Fioretti di S. Francesco di Assisi

      Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1922. Gere, Charles M.. Octavo. viii, 239pp. One of 240 copies. Printed entirely by hand, with titles in red and chapter initials in blue. Illustrated with 53 wood engravings cut by J.B. Swain after drawings by Charles M. Gere. Bound in limp vellum with ribbon ties and gilt titling to the spine. Prospectus laid in. Fine. (Hornby XXXI; Ransom, p. 55).

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        Alexander Archipenko ( 1887 - 1964 ) . Due nudi.

      TITOLO: Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964). Due nudi. AUTORE: -- CURATORE: Litografia. Firmata a sinistra in basso. DATA ED.: 1922,

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        Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964). Due nudi.

      1922 - Litografia. Firmata a sinistra in basso. cm.37x51, con cornice. foglio di cm.49x33, 1922, cm.37x51, con cornice. foglio di cm.49x33,

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        A book of woodcuts

      Sydney : Art in Australia, 1922. Quarto, cloth covered boards, title inlay, all edges uncut, unpaginated, signed and handcoloured woodcut frontispiece, foreword by Lindsay with woodcut decoration, a further nineteen original woodcuts tipped-in. The deluxe edition, limited to 35 copies, hand printed by Percy Green on Japanese vellum, the woodblocks hand printed by the artist. An exceptional example.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        Le Volant d'Artimon. Poèmes

      Collection « Z » Jacques Povolozky & Cie Editeurs, Paris 1922 - Non paginé. Paul Dermée (1886-1951, poète belge). Poèmes : Préface-Manifeste ; Le Volant d'Artimon ; L'Oiseau-Lumière ; Horizons ; Voile du Matin ; Quête marine ; Collier de Larmes ; Golfe-Printemps ; Cirque-Océan ; Escale ; Sillage ; Luciole ; Routes de Terre ; Fanal ; Echeveau de Méridiens ; Mémoires. Illustrations de 2 bois en noir dans l'ouvrage et 1 bois en couleurs sur la couverture, par Louis Marcoussis (1878-1941). Il a été tiré de cet ouvrage 1 exemplaire sur Chine numéroté I ; 5 exemplaires sur Japon impérial numérotés de II à VI ; 10 exemplaires sur Hollande Van Gelder numérotés de VII à XVI ; 200 exemplaires sur vélin numérotés de 1 à 200. Plus quelques exemplaires d'auteur numérotés 00. Notre exemplaire, numéroté romain XII (à la main), est signé par l'auteur. Il s'agit d'un des 10 exemplaires sur Hollande. Achevé d'imprimer le 15 octobre 1922. Couverture souple rempliée (3 rabats), ornée du bois en couleurs, habillée d'un papier glassine de protection. Pages non coupées et non calibrées, dépassant (de 2 cm) la largeur de la couverture. Prévoir une diminution des frais de port, catégorie enveloppe environ 400 g. Assurance de valeur à ajouter. Nous vous renseignons volontiers. Etat : Bon, état d'ancienneté. Fragilité intérieure. Les pages excédant la largeur de la couverture, elles sont frottées, pliées et insolées sur le bord hors couverture, quelques micro-déchirures. Oxydations sur le 3ème plat de couverture et la page de garde en vis-à-vis. 23.5 x 19.2 (21.2) x 0.5 cm 160g. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Secrets of a Savoyard.

      1922 - Jarrolds. 1922. 8vo., sometime bound in half green morocco, panelled and lettered in gilt on spine with gilt centre tools, top edge gilt. Illustrated. A little staining to last few leaves, spine slightly darkened, otherwise a very good copy. First edition, inscribed by the author to British journalist and writer Hamilton Fyfe, "Hamilton Fyfe Esq with all good wishes from Henry A Lytton." In his preface to the book Rupert D'Oyly Carte writes "There have been many who have made great reputations in the Gilbert and Sullivan characters and have established themselves as favourites with the public who love and follow the operas, and when the roll comes to be written down finally, if ever it is, Henry Lytton undoubtedly will be assigned a foremost place. He has played a wide variety of the parts, and the scope and versatility of his work is unique. It is unlikely that his record as a Gilbert and Sullivan artiste will ever be surpassed." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Chinese Ceramics: Volume I Han period to Ming period (206 av J.C. - 1643) & Volume II K'ang-Hsi period to our days (1622-1911) (2 volumes complete)

      Albert Morance, Paris 1922 - First edition. Octavo. 2 small portfolios. Good: some foxing and first title pages cut at the top. Each portfolio lacking one ribbon. The extremely rare Englsih edition of this early work. Volume 1 containing preface followed by 40 loose plates on Chinese ceramics dating from the Han to Ming dynasties. Volume 2 dealing with Kangxi period pieces shown on 44 plates. All loose as issued. A magnificent early and complete work describing objects held in the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Meijering Art Books]
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        Over 500 Original Photographs in 6 cloth-bound 8vo albums.

      - ~i~Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, c. 1922. Plain brown and grey military-style cloth covered albums (cloth-backed boards), photos slotted into card mounts; a little wear to bindings, numerous mounting cards loosened; photos (several repeats, most measuring 54 x 78 mm), very sharp and generally in good condition. In 1922 the the Colonial rulers of Sudan, previously Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, had decided that a new railway from Kassala to Thamian on the Port Sudan railway was necessary for the export of Sudanese high-quality cotton to Britain, especially from the valuable rain lands of the Baraka valley. The Kassala Railway Company Ltd. was incorporated in 1922 and in this large collection of photos the newly-built railway station of Thamian is depicted several times, as well as military units, camel and horse carts, only one automobile, views of Port Sudan, Nile steamers, railway carriages, the Gordon of Khartoum statue in its original locations, street scenes, etc. - A good photographic collection of a sparsely documented region. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plan Generale de La Ville de Constantinople Feuille 3 Pera Galata

      Guédik-Pacha, Rue Théatre No. 25, Istanbul. (printers), Constantinople Istanbul Turkey 1922 - A large folding map approx 96 by 66cm. Condition good when age & travel are considered, some discolouration & wear. Verso filmoplast acid free tape repairs/ reinforcement to tears and holes at fold intersections, with smaller repairs to front. Please request images.

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        Kim.

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1922. First edition, later printing of what many consider Kipling's masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth, embossed black and gilt to the front panel, gilt titles to the spine, illustrated. Signed by Rudyard Kipling on the title page. In near fine condition with light rubbing to the extremities. Kim unfolds against the backdrop of The Great Game, the political conflict between Russia and Britain in Central Asia. The novel made the term "Great Game" popular and introduced the theme of great power rivalry and intrigue. It is set after the Second Afghan War which ended in 1881, but before the Third, probably in the period 1893 to 1898. The novel is notable for its detailed portrait of the people, culture, and varied religions of India. "The book presents a vivid picture of India, its teeming populations, religions, and superstitions, and the life of the bazaars and the road." Considered by many to be Kipling's masterpiece, opinion appears varied about its consideration as children's literature or not. Roger Sale, in his history of children's literature, concludes "Kim is the apotheosis of the Victorian cult of childhood, but it shines now as bright as ever, long after the Empire's collapse." Named by Modern Library as one of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. In 2003 the book was listed on the BBC's The Big Read poll of the UK's "best-loved novel."

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        The Rescue.

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1922. First edition, early printing of this later Conrad work. Octavo, original blue cloth, gilt stamped to the front panel, gilt titles to the spine, frontispiece. Boldly inscribed by Joseph Conrad on the front free endpaper. In near fine condition with light rubbing to the extremities. Conrad's The Rescue was one of the last novels to be published before his death four years later. It is now sometimes called the 'Lingard Trilogy', a group of novels based on Conrad's experience as mate on the steamer Vidar. Although it was the last of the three novels to be published, after Almayer's Folly (1895) and An Outcast of the Islands (1896), the events related in the novel precede those. The story follows Captain Tom Lingard, the recurring protagonist of The Lingard Trilogy, who was on his way to help a native friend regain his land when he falls in love with a married woman whose yacht he saves from foundering.

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        The White Feather

      A C Black 1922 - You may well look at this listing and think I have gone mad which is half true . As with every author some titles are rare and that is the case here. This is the first full wrapper that I am aware of and the first one I have seen .The wrapper has three creases where it has been folded and placed in the book and there have been two small chip restorations on the spine .I think the print run would have been 500.This wrapper is identical to the US Macmillan first except for the 2/6 on the back panel and A C Black is replaced by Macmillan. For those of you who have a copy of Mcilvaine youll see that the image listed under the scans is probably the rarest Wodehouse item that has survived as its the 1907 Macmillan true first . I think there were about 200 sets of sheets sent to the States to establish copyright and I doubt very much that there was a wrapper and if there was it would almost certainly have been the Black edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        [CONSTRUCTIVIST CLASSICS] Kino-Fot [i.e. Film-Photo]. Issue #2 of only 6. 8-15 of September, 1922

      St. Petersburg: Kini-Fot, 1922. 16 pp.: phot.,. 28x22 cm. Original photomontage wrappers by Alexander Rodchenko who used his wife Varvara Stepanova's photomontage which juxtaposed a photo of Charlie Chaplin with photos of industrial objects. Very good/near fine condition. A few pale stains on the front cover. One of 8000 copies. First edition. Extremely rare periodical, especially in without damages, in almost mint condition. The legendary magazine, the core of Gan-RodchenkoStepanova collaboration. This particular issue illustrated throughout with typographic designs and photos of the abstract compositions by Rodchenko; Kuleshov's article on the chamber cinema; Dziga Vertov's articles on Kino-Pravda; numerous letterpress designs. Photography and cinema were both still very new and exciting for a new emerging audience. To add to that photomontage pictures, avant-garde layouts, unusual types and all other elements Kino-Fot was on the very edge of design and influenced the creative flow of 1920s.

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        Putevi. Mesecne sveske za umetnosti i filozofiju. ??????.????????????????????????????????j?.???j2.???????. [Paths. Periodical for Literature and Philosophy.) No. 2 (January and February)]

      Marsias, Beograd 1922 - First edition, proof copy. Risti?'s ownership inscription on the front cover and the stamp of Putevi's editorial (also on the rear cover). Notes, corrections, deletions (however the magazine was published with the here crossed paragraphs) and doodles in Risti?'s hand in ink and blue pencil. "??????????" (Red Circle, probably in relation to the 1922 British silent drama film Vanity Fair) inscription twice on first and last pages. With two separate notes on small papers, one with the list of corrections, the other with further notes. 32 p. (missing: pp. 15-18.); mounted advertisement leaf. Marko Risti?'s copy of the press proof of the second number of Putevi. Radical pre-surrealist periodical published in two series: the first series (1922) consisting of only two, the second series (1923-24) only three issues. Putevi was the first periodical of the group that was later known as Beograd Group of the Serbian Surrealists, which formed around Marko Risti? Ristic (1902-1984) was one of the chief figures of the Surrealist movement in Serbia and the most widely published. Pp. 15-18, including Risti?'s article, are missing. Cover and a few leaves are somewhat chipped at edges. Spine worn. Three moderate stains that affect the margins of the last four leaves, the mounted advertisement-leaf, and the rear cover. First edition, proof copy. Risti?'s ownership inscription on the front cover and the stamp of Putevi's editorial (also on the rear cover). Notes, corrections, deletions (however the magazine was published with the here crossed paragraphs) and doodles in Risti?'s hand in ink and blue pencil. "??????????" (Red Circle, probably in relation to the 1922 British silent drama film Vanity Fair) inscription twice on first and last pages. With two separate notes on small papers, one with the list of corrections, the other with further notes. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Babbitt

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York 1922 - New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. 1922. F First Edition. H Hardcover. Very Good -. [6], 401, [7] pages. First issue of the novel concerning the moral dilemmas faced by the eponymous middle-class salesman; with "Purdy" for "Lyte" (page 49, line 4) and "my fellow human" (page 49, line 5). Dedicated to Edith Wharton. Slight rubbing and browning to covers (cloth); previous owner's ink signature and inscription on front attached endpaper; slight internal browning to edges and endpapers; DJ has some chips and tears to edges which are repaired and reinforced with tape. DJ may be later state. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Europa : ein Zyklus von 14 Steinzeichnungen

      München : Georg Müller, [1922]. Edition limited to 300 hand-numbered examples (this is no. 17). Portfolio, large square folio, original printed papered boards (bowed, foxed and with some staining); the preliminaries comprise two loose double sheets (lightly creased and foxed): pp [1 title], [1 blank], [1 contents], [1 colophon], [2 blank], [2 intoductory text]; followed by [14] loose lithographs, each 315 x 420 mm (sheets 460 x 540 mm), all signed by the artist in pencil beneath the image, original owner's pencilled titles in French to the upper margins; most of the lithographs with minor water staining along left edge of sheet (nos. 13 and 14 with heavier staining; nos. 1 and 14 with short edge tears); complete. Theo Scharf (1899-1987) was born in Melbourne, the son of a German-born concert pianist and an Australian mother. In 1911 Violet Teague painted his portrait (Boy with a palette), at a time when he was a young prodigy and his artistic work was being recognised by Teague, McCubbin and others. Before leaving for Germany in 1914 he held a highly successful exhibition in Melbourne. In Germany Scharf based himself in Munich. Two of his best known works date from the early Weimar period. They are his series of lithographs, Europa (1922), of which the Australian War Memorial holds the only complete portfolio in Australian collections; and a series of etchings titled Night in a city, which were published the following year. The latter featured in an exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales (April-May 2006). In the 1930s Scharf contributed to several newspapers and journals produced by the Nazi Party, and during the Second World War he enlisted as an official German 'combat artist'. After the war Scharf returned to Melbourne and worked as an art teacher for several years during the 1950s, before spending the last period of his life in Munich. "Europa comprises fourteen 'lithographic designs' numbered in the following order: Das schlafende Asien (Sleeping Asia), Tyrannei (Tyranny), Revolution, Napoleon, Industrialismus (Industrialism), Entgötterung (Turning from God), Demagogie (Demagogy), Japan, Kapitalismus (Capitalism), Krieg (War), Proletariat, Asiens Entflammung (Asia aflame), Zivilisation (Civilisation), Das Ende (The end). The portfolio was released in an edition of 300 and produced in the spring of 1922 at the Dr C Wolf & Sohn printing office in Munich for Georg Müller Verlag. Scharf's imagery is uncompromising and portentous as he lashed out against the madness and greed which had brought Europe close to collapse as a result of rapacious warmongering. Industrialism, with its pollution and exploitation of the proletariat, is featured in many of these images: soaring chimneys spewing smoke and 'demonic steam' and workers bent slavishly over their task at hand; civilisation is seen as an overcrowded metropolis, the seething mass of humanity is crowded into the factories and offices, pressing the heaving streets of the cities. It is an apocalyptic vision, denying the celebration of modernity espoused by the Futurist artists, and presaging the carnage and horrors of the war yet to come." (Natalie Wilson, in Theo Scharf : Night in a city, AGNSW, 2006, p.35)

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        Der Teemeister.

      Hellerau, Jakob Hegner 1922. - Erste Ausgabe. - Meyer, Dada global 250; Raabe/Hannich-B. 318.2. Gedruckt auf Bütten bei Jakob Hegner, Hellerau; die Stahlstempel der in diesem Buch zum erstenmal verwendeten Schrift schuf Georg Mendelssohn in Hellerau. 8°. 91 S., 1 Bl. Orig.-Pappband, Vorderdeckel zweifarbig bedruckt. Rücken brüchig u. mit Fehlstellen (ohne Textverlust), ein Gelenk angeplatzt. Mit eh. Widmung in Bleistift "für Carl Zuckmayer von Melchior Vischer" auf dem flieg. Vorsatzblatt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE UNSPEAKABLE GENTLEMAN

      Charles Scribners, New York 1922 - An immaculate copy of the author's FIRST SCARCE book. A special edition for the American Booksellers Association, with the compliments of the Author and publishers, dated May 11, 1922. In gray boards with cream spine and paper labels in fine condition. Book is covered in a gently worn jacket with tiny shallow chips to extremities and one small pea-sized hole on the spine foldover. A terrific copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Epistolarum Leonis Decimi Pont. Max. nomine scriptarum libri XVI. Placuit praeterea eiusdem autoris epistolas aliquot sane quam doctas adnectere. Videlicet Ad Longolium III, Ad Budaeum II, Ad Erasmum I.

      8. Titel m. Holzschn.-Verlegermarke. Mit einigen Holzschn.-Vignetten. 432 S., Etw. späterer Pgmt.-Bd. m. durchzogenen Bünden, handschriftl. Rückentitel u. dreiseitigem Farbschnitt. Seltene und frühe Ausgabe der Briefe, die Bembo als Sekretär Leos X. in dessen Namen verfasste und die damals als Muster eines reinen Lateins geschätzt wurden. - Einband leicht berieben bzw. fleckig. Schwach gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - IA 116.388 Baudrier, Suppl. I, 49 Ebert 1922 Anm. (sehr selten) Graesse I, 332f. Gültlingen IV, 129, 94 vgl. Adams B 587ff. u. Brunet I, 767.

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        Einladungspostkarte zum Laternenfest des Bauhauses an der Sonnwendfeier 1922. Weimar. Staatliches Bauhaus 1922. 9,1 x 14,3 cm. Handaquarellierte Originallithographie in Schwarz, Gelb, Rot und Grau auf chamoisfarbenem Karton.

      Staatliches Bauhaus, 1922. Von Paul Klee aquarellierte Einladungskarte in den farben Grau, Gelb und Rot. Im Stein unten links von Klee signiert. Die Karte stammt aus dem Besitz der Bauhausschülerin Benita (Koch-) Otte, die auch von Klee unterrichtet wurde. Wunderbar erhaltene Karte in schönem Kolorit. Sehr selten. Referenz: Kornfeld 87 - Bauhaus-Grafik, 153 mit Abbildung - Fleischman, Bauhaus, Drucksachen, Typografie, Reklame, Seite 64 mit Abbildung - Punkt, Linie, Fläche, 160 mit einer Abbildung der unkolorierten Lithographie

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        Rackhouse

      New York: Harper & Brothers. 1922. First. First edition. Two small nicks at the bottom of the boards, else about fine in very good or better dustwrapper with two small chips on the rear panel and some other light wear. A very attractive copy of an uncommon title, a hardboiled bootlegger novel. Not in Hubin. .

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        THE WORKS OF HERMAN MELVILLE

      London: Constable and Company Ltd , 1922-1924. The Standard edition, ltd. 750 sets.. Large 8vo, 16 volumes. Bound in original publishers blind stamped cloth, with gilt lettering. Top Edge Gilt. The volume titled: "Poems" lacks a 1/2 inch triangle of cloth at the top of the spine, some intermittant pencil underling, "Piazza Tales" has a closed tear from one leaf having been carelesslessly opened, couple of dj flaps laid in, couple of nicks at the extremities of the spines, otherwise this is a nice clean set, previous owner's bookplate on the end paper. This set includes the first publication of Melville's Billy Budd, which was discovered in manuscript among Melville's papers at the time. BAL 13680, 13682, 13683. An excellent complete set. Blanck also notes that "The Confidence Man" volume contains a bibliography of Melville's work by Michael Sadleir; "Miscellaneous Poems" and "At the Hostery" appear in a book, here, for the first time

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        Sammlung von 40 Originalaquarellierten Post- und Glückwunschkarten. 16 Karten als gelaufene Postkarten, 4 Karten rückseitig handschriftlich beschrieben. Alle Karten an Frau Musikdirektor Radecke (d.i. Marguitta Radecke, geborene Eschmann, 1872 - 1944) in Winterthur.

      Berlin, 1903-1922. - 8°. In Jugenstilpostkartenalbum. Umfangreiche Sammlung von Originalaquarellen teils goldgehöht, meist über Federlithografie und zum Teil mit vorgedruckten Gedichten an die Familie des aus Berlin stammenden Musikdirektors und Professors der Musikgeschichte Ernst Radecke (1866 - 1920). (Schweiz. Musikerlexikon S. 300). - Marie von Olfers (1826 - 1924), Tochter des Direktors der Berliner Museen Iganz von Olfers (1793 - 1872) war die Tante von Sibylle von Olfers und deren Vorbild. Sie lebte als Bilderbuchdhkünstlerin, Malerin und Schriftstellerin in Berlin. Olfers war eine Naturbegabung der es gelang eine naive Bildsprache für märchenhafte und naturpoetische Stoffe zu entwickeln, in der sie in scheinbar idyllischen Handlungen hintergründe Angste und Gefährdungen mit einfachen zeichnerischen Mitteln formulierte: mit diesem Talent folgte Olfers der psychologischen Tradition der deutschen Romantik (sie verkehrte in ihrer Jugend im Kreis der Töchter von Bettina von Arnim). (Ries S. 757ff mit Bibliographie). - Die Darstellungen mit stilisierten Kindern, Engeln und/oder religiösen Motiven. Meist auf verschiedenfarbenen getönten Papieren. Wenige Motive doppelt vorhanden. Die Karten meist mit freundschaftlichen Grüssen, Wünschen und einigen Bemerkungen zum Alltag der damals schon betagten Künstlerin. - Schön erhalten.

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        Les Malheurs des Immortels revélés par Paul Eluard et Max Ernst. Paris. Librairie Six 1922. 25,2 x 19,3 cm. 44 Seiten mit 21 Collagen von Max Ernst. Originalbroschur.

      Librairie Six, 1922. Originalausgabe. Nach Répétitions die zweite Frucht der Zusammenarbeit von Max Ernst und seinem Dichterfreund Paul Eluard. In nur kleiner Auflage auf Simili-Japan gedruckt. Die 21 Dadacollagen gehören zu den bedeutendsten Buchillustrationen von Max Ernst. Sehr schönes Exemplar. Referenz: Dada global 198 -- Brusberg 19 B -- Max Ernst, illustrierte Bücher und druckgraphische Werke 6 mit Abbildungen auf den Seiten 92-96

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        Isotopes

      London: Edward Arnold, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. First Impression of Aston's key work on isotopes, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1922. 8vo: viii,152pp, with 4 halftone plates and numerous tables and line drawings in the text. Publisher's original dark blue cloth, covers paneled in blind, spine lettered in gilt. A beautiful copy, uncommon in such nice condition. Fine, except for light offsetting to end papers and slightly bumped spine ends. Appears unread. Judging from auction records, never issued in dust jacket. Norman 77. PMM 412. Gillispie, pp. 320-22. Aston, building on the work of J. J. Thomson at Cambridge, developed modern mass spectrograph technology to investigate inconsistencies in the atomic weights of elements, discovering that "the elements are composed of atoms of varying mass, the atomic weight of an element being the average of those atoms comprising it?. [Frederick] Soddy had coined the term isotopes for elements that are 'homogenous in chemical behaviour'. Thus, for example, no process of chemical analysis will differentiate between thorium, one form of uranium, and ionium, although each has a different atomic weight. Aston carried this investigation one very important stage further by demonstrating that similar conditions occur within the elements themselves [eventually identifying 212 naturally occurring isotopes by analyzing all but three of the non-radioactive elements in the periodic table.]. . . . The ultimate consequences of these discrepancies are far-reaching. The ration between hydrogen and oxygen is not 4:1, as it 'should be', but rather less; which means that when four atoms of hydrogen are transformed into one helium atom some matter is annihilated. In fact this is an example of the interchangeability between mass and energy which is postulated in Einstein's General Theory of Relativity" (PMM 412). Aston's "work on isotopes also led to his formulation of the whole number rule which states that 'the mass of the oxygen isotope being defined [as 16], all the other isotopes have masses that are very nearly whole numbers,' a rule that was used extensively in the development of nuclear energy." (ODNB) "Aston's achievements were kept continually before the scientific public by revised editions of his excellent book Isotopes. The included . . . a clear forecast of the power and dangers of harnassed atomic energy." (Gillispie) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Beautiful and Damned, The

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-. True First Printing (without the publisher's seal on the copyright page or the concluding advertisements on pp. 451-452 of later printings) of the author's second novel. 8vo; [10], 449, [1]pp. Publisher's dark blue-green linen-like cloth, the spine lettered gilt, the upper cover blind-stamped with the title and author, the fore-edge untrimmed. A just about Fine copy (lacking the dust jacket), save for offsetting to the end papers and faintly discernible pencil erasures to the front fly leaf. Bruccoli A8.1.a. The Beautiful and Damned, in cut and edited form, first appeared in seven installments in Metropolitan magazine, from September 1921 to March 1922. The book, according to Bruccoli, came out on 4 March 1922, in a first impression of 20,600 copies. It went through two more printings that year, for a total of 50,000 copies. After the spectacular success of Fitzgerald's first novel, This Side of Paradise (1920), he struck out in a new direction, presenting in The Beautiful and Damned a more sparing, focused narrative, relying largely on an omniscient narrator. "Its style," according to the Literary Encyclopedia, "moves towards that integration of romantic and modernist elements which will come to such dazzling fruition in his next novel, The Great Gatsby." Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Babbitt

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine-. First Printing (no further printings noted), Second Issue, with 'Lyte' for 'Purdy' and 'any' for 'my' p. 49 (only 9500 copies of the first issue were printed before those two corrections were made). Thick 8vo: [6],401,[7]pp. Publisher's royal blue cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in blue (negative of orange title blocks) and orange; cream-colored dust jacket printed in French blue and black. Fine (very lightly read, if at all), with neat presentation inscription dated 1922 on first front blank; in a lightly restored example of the "absurdly fragile" (Pastore) jacket that presents as just about Fine, with a hint of fading to the spine and the flap folds dust-soiled. Pastore, pp. 67-73. Johnson, High Spots, pp. 50-51. Sinclair Lewis's unconventionally written tale of a middling, middle-aged man in a mid-level career in a Midwestern town facing a series of psychological crises that reveal to him the emptiness of his superficially successful and prosperous life. Like Main Street, Lewis's first best-selling novel, Babbitt generated controversy (Lewis found himself the target of articles in such unlikely journals as the National Real Estate Journal, Rotarian, and Nation's Business), became a cultural phenomenon, and contributed a new word to the language. Generally, reviewers saw the book as an advance on Main Street, with fewer dull spots. Because of it, H. L. Mencken became an avid Lewis supporter, writing in Smart Set that the novel was both a great “social document” and “bitingly funny.” For many later readers, the book defines the 1920s, as did Scott Fitzgerald's This Side of Paradise and The Great Gatsby and Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises. And, not incidentally, it was more than partially responsible for Lewis winning the Nobel Prize. (adapted from The Literary Encyclopedia). Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Novellen. Erster Band. [Signierte Erstausgabe].

      Berlin, S. Fischer Verlag, 1922. 8°. 19 cm. 373 Seiten, 2 Blatt. Blauer Original-Ganzlederband mit goldgeprägter Deckelvignette, goldgeprägtem Titel auf rotem Lederschildchen. Kopfgoldschnitt. (Thomas Mann. Gesammelte Werke). Nummer 55 von 150 nummerierten und von Thomas Mann im Impressum signierten Exemplaren auf Hadern-Velin-Papier. Erste Ausgabe. WG² 23. Bürgin II 1, Ausgabe III, Potempa A1, Ausgabe IV. Einband am Rücken aufgehellt, wenig berieben, Name auf Vorsatz. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Erstausgabe / first edition; Signatur, signiert / signature, signed copy; Vorzugsausgabe / limited edition

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        The Waste Land

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1922 [1923?]. Second printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine+. Number 369 (stamped in type 2-mm high, per Gallup A6b) of the second impression limited to just 1000 copies. (Though stated as the "second edition" on the colophon page, this second impression of 1000 copies was printed from the same setting of type as the first printing and is more accurately termed, as listed in Gallup, the "second impression.") With the incorrect 'mount in,' line 339, p. 41. Slim octavo; 64pp. Publisher's stiff black cloth, the spine and upper cover lettered in gilt, all edges deckled; in the original salmon-pink dust jacket printed in black. Near Fine, clean and complete, the gilt lettering still bright, with minor bumping to the spine ends; flawed by dark offsetting from paper laid in between the rear end papers and between pp. 38-39 and light chipping to the top of the half title and title pages where the uncut pages were opened carelessly; otherwise a bright, unmarred, very lightly read copy with no names, bookplates, or writing. The jacket is Near Fine or better without restoration, the front and back panel clean and complete—indeed Fine—but the spine darkened with trivial rubbing to the ends and a small sliver of loss mid-spine, not affecting any lettering. Overall, a remarkable, highly collectible copy of likely the century's most important poetic work. (Connolly, The Modern Movement, 30b). Gallup, Eliot, A6a. HBS 65471. ODNB April is the cruellest month . . . "The celebrated opening lines [of Eliot's chef d'oeuvre describe the reawakening of the life forces in spring as unwelcome: insensate winter sleep was a far better condition. . . . The five sections of the poem do indeed present a wasteland, a desert; and it is not surprising that the title of the poem is nearly always pronounced (and quite often written) as if the two words waste land were one. However, both waste and land should be stressed: wasteness is an attribute of the land that is modern western civilisation in the aftermath of the First World War, the disaster whose shadow fell over much of the twentieth century. . . . The civilisation that Eliot portrays is one in which the old values and loyalties have fallen apart. There is no sense of purpose in life: procreation is impeded, empathy non-existent, physical sensations dulled or skewed, and sensual pleasure thwarted." (Literary Encyclopedia) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Echoes from a Pioneer Life

      Atlanta, Georgia: A.B. Caldwell Publishing Co.. 1922. First. First edition. Small octavo. 126pp. Illustrated from photographs. Text wire-stitched and bound in publisher's red cloth stamped in black. Staples a bit oxidized and lightly rubbed boards, very good or better copy. Arter was born into slavery near Harper's Ferry, West Virginia in 1850. After the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 he traveled with his mother, stepfather, and eight siblings to Washington, DC. Shortly after, Arter went with one of his brothers to New York, where the boys promised to work for the Ayers family during their youth in exchange for an education. After he completed his service with the Ayers, Arter continued his education, earning a PhD from Penn State, along with other degrees. Arter later became an ordained minister and worked to educate others, both in religious and academic studies, throughout his adult life. Rare. OCLC locates no copies. .

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        Iranians & Greeks in South Russia.:

      Oxford Oxford University Press 1922 - A history of the area north of the Black Sea based on archaeological evidence, with chapters on the Scythians, the Samartians, and the Animal Style. First edition 4to, pp.xv, 260, 32 plates, text figures, map.

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        Die Streiche des Herrn Sassaparilla. Mit Illustrationen von Axel Leskoschek.

      Wien, Verlag der Wiener Graphischen Werkstätten, 1922. 109(3) Seiten, ca 35 x 25 cm (HxB), bedruckter Ganz-Leineneinband mit Pergaminumschlag in OSchuber, Druck in rot-schwarz, 10 ganzseitige Holzschnitt-Illustrationen von Axel Leskoschek jeweils zu Beginn eines Kapitels. Leskoschek schuf auch die Initialen und die Titelzeichnung. Druck: Offizin der Waldheim-Eberle A.G. in Wien. Auflage: 300 nummerierte und vom Dichter und Künstler signierte Exemplare. Vorliegend Nummer 111. Darunter die beiden Signaturen. Gutes Exemplar. Limited copy, signed by the author and the illustrator. Good copy. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Illustrierte Bücher, signiert, limitiert, limited, numbered, Grünewald

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        The Trembling of the Veil.

      London: T. Werner Laurie, Ltd,, 1922. Octavo. Original japon-backed green boards, titles printed in brown to paper label to spine, green endpapers, top edge trimmed, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Slight wear and small bump to bottom edges, faint mark to lower outer corner of boards, slight offsetting to endpapers; an excellent copy in the jacket with browned spine, faint mark to lower outer corner of panels, creasing and a couple of nicks to top edge. First edition, signed limited issue, number 119 of 1,000 subscribers copies on handmade paper signed by the author. The Trembling of the Veil was the second of Yeats's seven autobiographical works, and was described by Arthur Symons as "an absolute masterpiece: far & away the best thing [Yeats] has ever done". The following year, Yeats was awarded the Nobel prize for literature. Yeats's memoirs were collected in 1935 as The Autobiography of William Butler Yeats; consisting of Reveries over Childhood and Youth (1914); The Trembling of the Veil (1922); Yeats' Nobel Prize lecture, "The Irish Dramatic Movement" (1923-12-15); The Bounty of Sweden (1925); Estrangement (1926); The Death of Synge (1928); and Dramatis Personae, 1896–1902 (1935).

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        Merkwürdige Geschichten.

       Bern, Seldwyla [1922]. 5 Bde. (Komplett!) 8°. Insg. 902 S. Jeder Bd. m. 1 Orig.-Holzschn. v. Richard Ziegler als Frontisp. OHPgmt. m. Kopffarbschn. in Orig.-Schuber. Rückenschild am Pappschuber tlw. abgelöst.Bd. 1: Jean Paul-Die wunderbare Gesellschaft in der Neujahrsnacht; Bd. 2: Novellino-Novellen u. Schwänke der ältesten italienischen Erzähler; Bd. 3: Geschichten aus Japan; Bd. 4: Aus Arnims Wintergarten; Bd. 5: Mordprozesse. Jeder Bd. m. Nachwort des Hrsg. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Literatur

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        Ulysses.

      Shakespeare and Company, Paris 1922 - First edition, one of 750 numbered copies, this example is number 282. Quarto, original blue wrappers as issued. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "To Lewis Galantiere James Joyce Paris 11 February 1922." Ulysses was scheduled for publication on Joyce's fortieth birthday (February 2, 1922), but only two copies were ready on that date due to technical difficulties in printing the cover, the color of which Joyce wanted to match with the blue of the Greek flag. One of these was the copy delivered by Sylvia Beach to Joyce on February 2, which he then inscribed to his wife Nora, being the only known presentation copy to predate Galantiere's. The present copy in turn predates by two days the three copies presented to Sylvia Beach, Harriet Shaw Weaver and Margaret Anderson, and by three days the copy inscribed to Robert McAlmon, who helped Joyce prepare the final typescript. Galantiere was an American translator of French literature, writer, playwright and journalist. From 1920 to 1927 he was secretary of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris, and came to know most of the literary figures of the day, including Hemingway. In a letter to Harriet Weaver of 17 April 1926, Joyce writes: "I am to read [from Finnegans Wake] . to a small group, this time including . a young American Galantiere who is preparing a course of lectures of Ulysses" (Joyce Letters vol 3, p 140). Slocum & Cahoon A17; Connolly The Modern Movement 42. In excellent condition with light rubbing, rebacked without the folding flaps. With Galantiere's marginal markings in pencil and in ink. Housed in a custom full morocco clamshell box. An exceptional rarity of this twentieth century milestone. Ulysses was published in Paris by Shakespeare & Company in 1922. "The novel is universally hailed as the most influential work of modern times" (Grolier Joyce 69). After working seven years on Ulysses, Joyce, desperate to find a publisher, turned to Sylvia Beach of Shakespeare and Company in Paris. "Within a month of the publication, the first printing of Ulysses was practically 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. Then began the great game of smuggling the edition into countries where it was forbidden, especially England and the United States. The contraband article was transported across the seas and national borders in all sorts of cunning ways" (de Grazia, 27). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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