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        Three Men and a Maid [The Girl on the Boat]

      304, [13] pp. 8vo. A novel by the popular British humorist best known for his characters Jeeves and Psmith. This title was originally published as The Girl on the Boat in the U.K., and the title was changed for the U.S. release.KEYWORDS: LITERATURE FICTION P.G. WODEHOUSE HUMOR Includes scarce jacket. Mottled discoloration of boards, 1 inch chip from jacket base and minimal loss from corners, small sticker removal mark and faint nickel sized stain on front panel, ink date on front endpaper. New York: A.L. Burt Company, 1922. Reissue. Collectible; Good/Good.

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        Later Poems [together with] Plays in Prose and Verse.

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1922. Two works, octavo. Original green cloth, titles gilt to spines, blind panelling designed by Ricketts to front boards, unicorn design to pastedowns. Spines faded, cloth somewhat mottled and stained, very light rubbing to some extremities, internally fresh and uncut, a very good set in spite of the unfortunate marking. First editions, first impression, both titles inscribed by the author on the front free endpapers, "S. D. Green from W B Yeats Oct 16 1928". These UK editions precede the Macmillan's US editions by two years, and are very scarce inscribed. These two collections bring together very nicely the poetry from the middle of Yeats's career (from The Wind Among the Reeds, 1899, to Michael Robartes and the Dancer, 1921) and his Abbey Theatre plays. Intriguingly, Yeats had already inscribed these same two volumes in the year of publication to another recipient - the inscriptions, above those to Green, are scribbled out but still legible, "Mrs Woodmass from W B Yeats Nov 16 1922". Edith Woodmass was his wife George's grandmother, who died in 1927. This would explain the reinscription of these copies, which have nonetheless been together since the date of publication.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Many Moons: A Musical Comedy in Two Acts

      Scarlet Mask Club, (Columbus, Ohio) 1922 - First edition. Folio. Illustrated wrappers. 56pp. Small owner's label of W.W. Havens on the rear wrapper, his name neatly inked on the front wrap, two strategically placed Scarlet Mask "stickers" (difficult to notice unless you know they weren't issued thus). Additionally, Havens has neatly embellished some of the art on the front wrap. A few tears along the spine, near fine. An attractive copy of the musical score for one of Thurber's first works, a musical play by the Scarlet Mask Club of Ohio State University. Havens was one of those who contributed additional words and music to the play. Additionally, this copy has been Signed on a tipped in leaf (presumably collected at a performance) by James Thurber, by Howard E. Hawk and Richard E. Fidler (who were the principal music contributors), as well as by about four dozen others, most of whom were presumably members of the cast, and some of whom also contributed occasional words and music. *Bowden* D2. Scarce and early Thurber item. Rare signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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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,

      [Bookseller: Libreria Chiari]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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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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        Chinese Shadows.:

      Peking Pei Kuan Press 1922 - A scarce collection of poems, possibly a proof copy. COPAC shows 2 copies only, london Library and Cambridge. A very good copy in original cloth. First edition, pp.91, illustrations. With an affectionate presentation inscription to Kate signed by the author in 1921 (i.e. before publication).

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        The Forsyte Saga

      Heinemann, London 1922 - London: Heinemann. 1922. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. Nice first edition in jacket - with text uncut so in fact this copy has never been read! Housed in a custom green morocco slipcase and green cloth chemise. Jacket has some very slight nicking and wear to edges; cloth has some slight fading; rear inner hinge a bit tender; some offset to endpapers as usual; slipcase has some rubbing and fading. An exceptional copy. First issue, with dedication leaf and the chart folding out to the right. xvi+1104 pages. Marrot, pp34- 35. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Schlesische Graphiker: Zehn Original Graphiken [SIGNED]

      Gedruckt in der Staatlichen Akademie für Kunst- und Kunstgewerbe, Breslau 1922 - 1/100. Elephant folio. Half-cloth portfolio over illustrated green paper-covered boards with folding flaps. Some age wear and scuffing on map. Magnificent complete portfolio with original work by Isidor Aschheim (b/w etching), P. Fegeler (b/w woodcut), Konrad von Kardorff (b/w lithograph) Kurt Koger (b/w etching), L.P. Kowalsky ( b/w lithograph), Hans Leistikow (color llinocut), Osk. Moll (b/w lithograph), O. Mueller (b/w lithograph), Georg Nerlich (b/w etching) & Heinrich Tischler (b/w etching). Each artist is from the German area of Silesia. All 10 plates are laid in matted original fold-out maps and are signed and numbered in pencil by each artist. Some age toning to title-page. Minor pulling to lower left edge of title-page. Includes 1 large- and 1 small tissue guard. Pulling to tissue. The "Claus-Rochs-Stiftung" was founded on Christmas in 1918 to help and promote struggling artists. "Schriftausstattung ist von G. Gasse." Portfolio in good, plates in very good condition. Original hand colored fold-out bill which in itself is a work of art, with text in black printed on cotton rag. "E. W. Hochwohlgeboren überreichen wir anbei die soeben erschienene Mappe Schlesische Graphiker und dürfen wohl annehmen dass diese Ihren vollen Beifall findet. Sie werden selbst wissen dass der von Ihnen S.Z. mit uns vereinbarte Preis längst überholt ist und dass jedes einzelne Blatt den Wert das von uns geforderten Gesammtbetrages besitzt. Der Zweck der Mappe, der jungen bidenden Kunst Schlesiens zu helfen, ist leider durch dauerndes sinken der Mark illusorisch geworden. Wir hoffen aber bestimmt auf Ihr Verständnis für unsere Lage und bitten sie hiermit einen Ihnen angemessenen erscheinenden Mehrbetrag den wir weder bestimmen noch vorschreiben wollen, zu zahlen, gilt es doch von dem Erlös der Mappe, einer Schar junger Künstler zu weiterer Arbeit Mittel an Hand zu geben. Ganz ergebenst. Kurt S(P?)eiffer. Verlag Künstlerdank-Clauss-Rochs Stiftung Breslau, Agnesstr. 7/9 Tel. R. 1253. Rechnung für Herrn ?, Exemplar Graph. Mappe, Ausgabe B. N. 43.?preis 30000, Anzahlung 15000, Restbetrag 15,0000, Zahlung innerhalb 8 Tagen. Tageswert 15000." The numbers are written in red ink. Very interesting piece reflecting on the depression that hit Germany and many other countries in postwar Europe. The publisher asks the customer to donate on top of the previously agreed price because of the rapid decrease in the value of the Reichsmark. As written on the bill, the price for the work was 30,000 German Reichsmark!!! At the time people in Germany would buy a loaf of bread with baskets full of bills.Also includes original stamped mailing label of the "Verkaufszentrale der Vereinigung Deutscher Schirmstoff-Fabrikanten". Verso of the label has stamp of "Clauss-Rochs-Stiftung für Künstler, Bezirksausschuss Schlesien" as well as signature of publisher. Both bill and mailing label in very good condition. Fascinating work of art from the period of the Weimar Republic (Weimarer Republik). EXTREMELY RARE. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Dutch Courage and Other Stories

      New York: Macmillan, 1922. First edition. original red cloth ruled and lettered in black on front cover, lettered in gilt on spine. Title page with very small tear(closed) lower edge, else fine/pictorial dust jacket (lightly worn, small hole on spine, some rubbing and paper loss on edges, lightly dust soiled). Octavo. Frontispiece photograph of the author [BAL 11985].

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