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        The Works

      London: Constable, 1922 - 1924. Sixteen volumes, various paginations. This is the first, and still the best collected edition of Melville's complete works. Volume XIII is the first publication of "Billy Budd" which was unknown until this time. Volume XVI includes the first publication of many of Melville's poems. The set is limited to 750 copies. Bound in publisher's cloth, with slight tonal variation of the backstrips, but all in very good condition.

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        TARZAN AND THE GOLDEN LION in ARGOSY ALL-STORY WEEKLY [complete in seven issues]

      New York: The Frank A. Munsey, Company, 1922-23. Overall wear to edges with some chipping, damp stains to several issues, and some loss of paper to spine ends. The January 6th issue has no back cover and the January 20th issue has tape to the right front edge and to the spine. A good set. (20856). Octavo, seven issues, cover illustration for the December 9 issue by P.J. Monohan, interior illustration by Stout in each issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Complete seven part serial "Tarzan and the Golden Lion." The December 9th issue has a "History of the Tarzan Novels" as a preface. Heins pp. 62-63.

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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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        Ruslan und Ludmilla. Ein phantastisches Märchen. Aus dem Russischen von Johannes von Guenther. Titelzeichnung und Illustrationen von Wassilij Masjutin.

      München, Orchis-Verlag 1922 - 67 Seiten. Original-Halbpergamentband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Vorderdeckel mit farbiger Illustration von Masjutin. (=Poesie und Prosa seit Puschkin Band 1). Erste Ausgabe. Die 9 ganzseitigen Illustrationen von Wassilij Masjutin wurden in der Kolorieranstalt R. Müller handkoloriert. Jeder Band wurde in der Buchbinderei K. Böck mit der Hand gebunden. Exlibris auf Innendeckel. Einband minimalst angestaubt. Sehr gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gli indomabili

      Edizioni Futuriste di "Poesia" Soc. Tip. Ed. Porta, Piacenza 1922 - In-8° (215x152mm), pp. 15 nn. contrassegnate alfabeticamente dalla A alla Q, 180, (2), brossura editoriale a stampa rossa e nera. Ottima copia in barbe. Prima edizione, rara, di questo romanzo parolibero marinettiano. Le piacentine Edizioni futuriste Porta, dirette da Marinetti e da Mario Carli, esordirono con Trillirì dello stesso Carli nel medesimo 1921, per poi pubblicare soltanto più questo titolo di Marinetti. Salaris, p. 48. Dizionario del Futurismo, p. 704: Nel 1921 Marinetti lancia il manifesto Il Tattilismo che plaude alla realizzazione d'una nuova forma d'arte-vita che permetta di migliorare i rapporti tra gli individui e favorisca la comuicazione del pensiero attraverso il tatto. In questa fase il futurismo s'avvia a percorrere una crisi così profonda da sembrar prossimo alla disgregazione totale. Le opere che maggiormente rispettano questa temperie, ma anche lo stato di Marinetti in tali frangenti, sono Il tamburo di fuoco (Milano, 1922), e il romanzo allegorico Gli indomabili (Piacenza, 1922.). Cammarota, Marinetti, 95: Raro. Spaducci, p. 176. Gambetti / Vezzosi, p. 518. Italiano [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        One of Ours

      Knopf, New York 1922 - First Edition, First Printing of the trade edition. A beautiful copy with the scarce ORIGINAL dustjacket. This sophisticated dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears and is seldom seen in any condition. The book is in excellent condition and is bound in the publisher's cloth. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy with the elusive dustjacket that seems to be missing in almost every First Edition Pulitzer Prize collection. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Indian Utensils and Arms

      Schmidt and Guenther, [Leipzig 1922 - Hand-coloured aquatint engraving by A. Zschokke and Hürlimann after Bodmer. 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 important ethnographical record centering on Bodmer's careful drawing of a buffalo robe decorated by the Mandan Chief Mató-Tópe with a depiction of several of his exploits including a hand-to-hand battle with a Cheyenne Chief (the original was purchased by Prince Maximilian and is now in the Linden-Museum in Stuttgart, Germany). Surrounding the robe are various other objects, including a pipe that had belonged to Dipäuch, a respected elder of the Mandan Tribe, as well as a snow-shoe, a fashioned ermine skin and a knife in a bead-fringed scabbard. 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Codex Sinaiticus Petropolitanus Et Friderico-Augustanus Lipsiensis: The Old Testament Only

      The Clarendon Press, Oxford 1922 - Elephant Folio. xxiii(i) (Text), 245 leaves printed on both sides, blank, 2 foldout index leaves. 34 loose signatures housed in a portfolio box with brown cloth-tape edges over paper-covered boards and printed label on front cover. Old Testament only.This monumental facsimile edition provides a lifelike view of the original pages of the Codex Sinaiticus. The Codex was handwritten in Greek by 4th-century scribes, only 300 years after the time of the New Testament, making it one of the earliest and most reliable witnesses to the biblical text. It contained the Old and New Testaments in Greek, the text adopted by early Greek-speaking Christians. The Codex was preserved for centuries at the monastery of St. Catherine's, Mount Sinai, until Constantin von Tischendorf discovered the manuscript and drew worldwide attention and notoriety to it in 1844. In the years following, its pages were divided and dispersed. Each page contains four columns of text (except the OT poetic books, which have only two columns), the only biblical manuscript to use this format. Written on fine vellum, 390 leaves were discovered by Tischendorf, though it originally must have contained more than 730. Most of the missing leaves are from the OT, with the majority of Genesis - 1 Chronicles now missing. A substantial portion of 1 Chronicles curiously appears in the middle of Esdras B (= Hebrew Ezra-Nehemiah), probably as a result of a misplaced quire in the exemplar. The remaining historical books (in the LXX order) are intact, concluding with 1 and 4 Maccabees. The major and minor prophets follow, with a lacuna of probably 56 leaves from the middle of Lamentations to the end of Micah, which presumably followed Hosea and Amos. The rest of the minor prophets are followed by the usual poetical and wisdom books, concluding with Job. The text of the OT reflects the Old Greek (where it has been determined), though it is inferior to Vaticanus in most books. The original provenance of the codex is debatable, but the two most likely contenders seem to be Egypt and Caesarea. It was certainly present in the library at Caesarea sometime between the fifth and seventh centuries, where it was corrected at one point against a manuscript that had been corrected against the original Hexapla of Origen by the martyr Pamphilius.Some wear along edges of box, small chips, creasing of tape and small library sticker and handwritten title on spine. Light smudging of label on front, small scuff on back cover of box. Exlibris of A. Pascalis on inside front cover of box. Blank page of fist text signature age toned and the last thirteen signatures bumped at upper right corner. Box in overall good+, interior in very good to near fine condition. "Kirsopp Lake (1872-1946) was a British biblical and patristic scholar and textual critic. He was born in Southampton, England, and died in South Pasadena, California. He was ordained into the Church of England and was curate of St. Mary the Virgin (Oxford, England) from 1897 to 1904, and was then a professor of early Christian literature at the University of Leiden until 1913. After 1914 he was a professor of early Christian literature at Harvard University. In 1919 he was appointed to a Harvard chair as Winn Professor of Ecclesiastical History. He retired from Harvard in 1938. Lake was interested in archaeology and participated in many expeditions to the Near East. He visited Mount Sinai, Mount Athos, Turkey and Iraq. His excavations were cut short by World War II. In the early twentieth century, Lake discovered a textual family of New Testament manuscripts known as Family 1 (also known as Lake group). He also examined textual family Family II, and compared its text with text Codex Alexandrinus. Lake married his second wife, Silva New in 1932. Born in 1898, she was an accomplished scholar in her own right, and was a professor of Classics at Bryn Mawr College." (Harvard University Library) He is probably best known for the massive five-volume work T [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Confidences Libertines

      Paris: L'Edition, 1922. One of 12 examples printed on Japon Imperial, of which this is number 7. An attractive work of French erotica, with art deco illustrations by Marcel Francois. Edition limited, bound in original printed wrappers, 145mm x 225mm, 112 pages, 2 full-page and many intricate coloured vignettes throughout, uncut; a fine copy.

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      Kansas City: United Synagogues Of Greater Kansas City, 1922. 1st Edition. 8vo. Original Boards. 191 pages ; 18 cm.

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      [Auburn, California: Clark Ashton Smith, 1922.]. First edition. Offstetting to first and last leaves, mild of rubbing at spine ends and corners, a nearly fine copy. Without dust jacket as issued. (15703). Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii-x] 1-152 [153: blank] [154: colophon], original red cloth, front panel stamped in gold. Limited to 500 numbered copies signed by Smith. The author's third book. Introduction by George Sterling. Several minor corrections in the text in Smith's hand.

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      London: Hurst & Blackett, Ltd., n.d. [1922].. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii 9-287 [288: blank], original maroon cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. "A mixture of spiritualism and experiments towards creation of artificial life." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 20. Bleiler (1978), p. 4. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Owner's signature dated 15 March 1922 on front free endpaper. Cloth a bit sunned, a very good copy in poor pictorial dust jacket with a good sized chip from the lower left corner of the front panel and lower half of the spine panel missing. A scarce book. The jacket is rare in any condition. (#148061)

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      Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston 1922 - A first edition with a pencilled name and address on the front endpaper. The dustjacket is Fair only. The jacket has not been price-clipped, and has the correct First Edition price of $2.00 on the flap. There is about a 1" piece gone from the top the jacket spine, and about 2" from the bottom. The N. C. Wyeth illustration to the front panel is mostly present, but has a 1/2" x 1" amount of loss at the top edge of the illustration and there is minor loss at the front fold. The front of the jacket was in two pieces, and has been discreetly repaired on the verso. Very Good binding / Fair dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alta Art Studies - Volume 1 Photographs by Alexander Stark

      ALTA STUDIOS, INC., SAN FRANCISCO, CA 1922 - staplebound paperback, nude photographic poses; warm selenium or sepia toned photographs. Small stain to front cover from previous price sticker. ---This little collection is offered primarily as an aid to artists and students. It represents the choice of countless artists, sculptors, architects and applied art designers who have made frequent use of these and similar Alta Art Studies for design and composition. DATE PUBLISHED: 1922 EDITION: 20 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Index Animalium sive index nominum quae ab A.D. MDCCLVIII generibus et speciebus animalium imposita sunt. Sectio Secunda, 1801-1850

      London: BM(NH), 1922-1933. 33 parts: cxlviii,7056,1098, Hardback. Bound in 8 vols, fine half morocco, raised bands to spines, gilt titling, hand made mabled endpapers/boards, speckled edges; each volume with ribbon marker. Original part wrappers retained at rear of each volume. Fine craft binding by 'M.M.' (Monique Macaux). Complete in 33 parts.

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      Leipzig and Vienna: Thyrsos-Verlag, 1922. Beautifully preserved portfolio of fifty delicate lithographs printed from line drawings by Gustav Klimt with a foreword by the Austrian writer, Hermann Bahr. Klimt is best known for his richly ornamental romantic oil paintings magnificently adorned with warm colours heightened by gilt detailing, however, these lithographs reveal him as a master of spare and purposeful design. Stripped of embellishment, the lithographs have a haunting, sometimes necrotic quality, both unsettling and alluring. Many are erotic in nature, reinforcing an age-old confluence of death and sexual desire. Throughout Klimt remains a confident apostle of his disquieting yet undeniably unique style, blending purposeful anatomical configuration with an intangible metaphysical agenda. Original folding portfolio case, 8 page letterpress introduction incorporating title-page and limitation leaf, loose plates; decorative front board printed in gilt, vellum backstrip, excellent condition.

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        The Yellow Streak

      Herbert Jenkins Limited London 1922 - Second Printing (in presumed first issue 7/6 dustjacket with signs of cheaper price sticker having been removed). A wealthy industrialist has a group of friends staying with him at his country house in England. He apparently commits suicide, but a good friend of the young woman engaged to the industrialist believes it's murder and seeks to find the murderer. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, shallow chipping at spine ends, modest signs of wear. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - Original-Lithographie, 1922, 20x14 cm, rückseitig typographisch bezeichnet. Werkverzeichnis: Gallwitz Nr. 267 (Singer 253-1), minimal fleckig, Ränder außerhalb der Darstellung etwas gebräunt.

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      London & New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1922.. Large octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-2] 3-232 [233-236: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], double flyleaves at front and rear, ten inserted plates with illustrations by Sidney H. Sime, original vellum-backed orange cloth, front, spine and rear panels ruled in gold, leather label lettered and ruled in gold affixed to spine panel, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Limited edition. One of 250 numbered copies signed by Dunsany with each plate signed by artist Sidney H. Sime. A deluxe edition of Dunsany's second book, first published in 1906 by William Heinemann. New "preface" by Dunsany dated 19 October 1922. See Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-118. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 574. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 75. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, p. 77. Bleiler (1978), p. 66. Reginald 04631. Anderson I.2.c.1. A fine copy in fair decorated dust jacket with some fraying and chipping at spine ends and corners and a number of closed tears to spine panel with internal tape mends. (#142133)

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        The Chronicles of Rodriguez

      G.P. Putnam's Sons 1922 - First edition. Copy #309 0f 500 copies. Signed by author on preface in bold black ink and by illustrator on frontispiece. 322 pp. Original gilt-ruled half vellum and orange cloth with leather spine label lettered in gilt, gilt top stain, marbled endpapers. Very Good, lacking jacket, with heavy foxing to edges and occasionally, much lighter, to text. Vellum lightly scuffed and soiled, cloth pulling away a bit from it, as is typical. A deluxe limited edition of the first fantasy novel by Lord Dunsany (Edward J.M.D. Plunkett). It was titled Don Rodriguez: Chronicles of Shadow Valley in its American trade edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die Graphik der Neuzeit vom Anfang des XIX. Jahrunderts bis Zur Gegenwart

      Berlin: Bruno Cassirer, 1922. Tall 8vo. 585pp. Original etchings by Lovis Corinth, Edvard Munch, Max Pechstein and Hans Purrmann; and original lithograph by Max Liebermann; and an original woodcut by Max Slevogt. With lettered tissue guards. Original red morocco gilt, top edges gilt. The prints are: 1. E. Munch, Kinderkopf (Schiefler 250 IIa) -- 2. L. Corinth, Tiergartenlandschaft (Müller 476) -- 3. M. Slevogt, Tischkarte (Rümann 24) -- 4. H. Purrmann, Landschaft (Heilmann 97 b) -- 5. M. Liebermann, Der barmherzige Samariter (Schiefler 347) -- 6. M. Pechstein, Fischerfamilie (Krüger R 127). Spine sunned, joints rubbed, owner's ink gift inscription on front free endpaper.

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      London: Edward Arnold and Company, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. viii, 152pp. illustrated with 18 figures. Original navy cloth with gilt lettering. Very Good, sans jacket. Light foxing and dust-soiling to edges, occasional light foxing to margins, traces of erased pencil underlining,a bit of wear along edges of cloth. Previous owner's emboss on title page. Chemist and physicist Aston won a Nobel Prize in the year of publication for his discovery of isotopes. A title in Printing and the Mind of Man.

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      1922. MAKOWSKY. 1922. In-Folio.Carré. Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. 288 pages augmentées de pages augmentées de nombreuses illustrations , dont photos en noir et blanc dans et hors texte - lettrines et culs de lampe - Nombreuses illustrations en couleur hors texte contre-collées - contre-plats jaspés - Coins émoussés - Mors legerement frottés - TRanches des plats legerement abimées - Ouvrage fermé par une attache en tissu (gouttiere). Quelques illustrations sous sepente, 6 serpentes desolidarisées , conservées - 7 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES - OUVRAGE RARE. publiée sous la Direction de.Préface de Monsieur Gabriel HANOTAUX, avec le Concours de MM A. AULARD, DE CHEVILLY, Léon FARAUT, Raoul LABRY, MIMEUR, DR FRITJOF NANSEN, etc. DESSINS D'APRÈS NATURE, RECONSTITUTIONS, EN-TÊTES, CULS DE LAMPE, LETTRINES, ORNEMENTS DE MM CARREY, S.SARMAT, BORIS ZVORYKINE, etc. EXPOSÉ CHRONOLOGIQUE 1917-1922

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        Anatomia umana. Vol. I - Osteologia. Con 417 figure in gran parte a pi colori; Vol. II - Artrologia. Con 191 figure; Vol. III - Miologia. Con 285 figure; Vol. IV - Angiologia. Con 343 figure; Vol. V - Sistema nervoso centrale. Con 647 figure; Vol. VI - Sistema nervoso periferico. Con 201 figure; Vol. VII - Organi dei sensi. Con 498 figure; Vol. VIII - Respirazione e fonazione. Con 112 figure; Vol. IX - Apparato della digestione; Vol. X - Ghiandole a secrezione interna. Con 534 figure; Vol. XI - Apparato uro-genitale. Con 474 figure; Vol. XII - Embriologia. Con 90 figure; Indice analitico-alfabetico generale.

      Utet 1922-1923, Torino - Il volume XII  stato rilegato alla fine del tomo 7-8 mentre i volumi 9-10 sono insieme X + 440; 276; 518; 446; 716; 302; 543; 156; 643; 584; 156; CXXXV p. 12 voll + indici rilegati in 6 tomi 270x200 mm

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        Plakat - Ausstellung Qualität & Schund. Weihnachtsausstellung der Ortsgruppe Zürich des Schweiz. Werkbundes. Lithografie.

      StuttgarZüricht, Fretz 1922 - 128 x 90,5 cm, Zustand A. - tadell. Ausstellungsplakat: Kunstgewerbemuseum Zürich. 900 gr. Schlagworte: Plakate - AusstellungenBuchwesen - Buchdruck, Typo

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        The beautiful and the damned

      W. Collins Sons & Co, London 1922 - First English edition, 8vo, pp. vii, [1], 386, [6] ads; very good, sound copy in original blue cloth lettered in orange; scarce. Bruccoli A8.2.a: "Varies from the first Scribner's printing in some 700 readings, of which 82 are substantive; 134 lines are omitted from the Collins text." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Brown Jug. Modernist Number. March, 1922. No. 5

      Providence: Board of Jugglers / (Brown University). 1922. First. Folio. Illustrated wrappers. Two small tears at the bottom of the front wrap, a little rubbing at the spine, a near fine copy. Brown University wit and humor magazine, of principle interest as it contains some of the earliest work by Brown freshman, S.J. Perelman, who contributes at least three cartoons to this issue. Perelman was a cartoonist before he turned to short humorous essays and stories, and this must represent one of his earliest appearances in print. .

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        Vospominaniya. Detstvo Tsarstvovaniya Aleksandra II i Aleksandra III (1849-1894).

      Berlin, Slovo, 1922-23. - Tsarstvovanie Nikolaya II. volume I and volume 2 of 3. Without volume II, 1 Oktav. XII, 441 Pages, 3 nn. pages; XII, 570 pp. Original half cloth bound. The paper is browned otherwise fine. Abouth the memoirs of Count Witte (1849-1915), born in Caucas. Vitte lived in the time of Alexander II and Alexander III and was an eye witness of many eminent historic events happened in Russia at that time. Sergej Witte was an economic, minister and prime minister in Imperial Russia. With several detailed and interesting stories about Witte`s life, work and observations he had made about Alexander II and III. Vitte (1849-1915) The English translation was first published in New York in 1921, the French, German and Russian editions followed later. ref. Sidney Harcave. The memoirs of count Witte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Nikolay Gogol. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. Include: Dead Souls, The Overcoat and Other Stories, Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka, Mirgorod, and The Government Inspector and Other Plays.

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1922-28.. FIRST EDITION of these translations. 6 volumes, octavo. Elegantly hand-bound in blue half morocco over matching cloth sides, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, top edges speckled blue. Sporadic foxing, externally unmarked. A very good set in a striking recent leather binding. First Impressions of the Garnett text are somewhat scarce. Constance Garnett translated the works of several Russian authors. She was credited by many as being responsible for introducing a whole generation of English speaking readers to the Russian modernists.

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        La Divina Commedia : novamente illustrata da artisti italiani

      G. E P. Alinari, 1922. copertina rigida Fratelli Alinari, 1922. A cura di Vittorio Alinari, e riveduta nel resto da Giuseppe Vandelli, seconda edizione rinnovata, 263 pp.

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        Alexandria: A History and A Guide.

      Alexandria: Whitehead Morris Limited, 1922 - Octavo. Original buff paper boards, titles to spine and front board in black. Spine rolled and sunned, front joint and rear inner hinge skilfully repaired, front board slightly marked, with small bump to top edge, commensurate section of rubbing to rear board, front free endpaper browned, half-title slightly marked. A very good copy. Engraved frontispiece, 16 engraved maps and plans to the text, double-page genealogical table, 2 folding maps, coloured folding map in pocket on rear pastedown. First edition, presentation copy, inscribed by Forster "AJB, from the author" on the front free endpaper, and with the ownership inscription of the recipient, A. J. Butler, on the front board. This is Oxford historian Alfred Joshua Butler (1850–1936), whose work The Arab Conquest of Egypt (1902) Forster cites as his main source for the period, and describes it as "a monograph of the highest merit, brilliantly written, and practically reconstructing the episode" (p. iii). He also acknowledges Butler's Ancient Coptic Churches (1884) as his source for the passage on the monasteries of Natrun, and reproduces two of his plans at pages 202 and 203. Butler appears to have then used the guide for his own purposes, the section on the Greco-Roman Museum (pp. 107–21), bearing his inked underlinings and marginal summaries of the exhibits described by Forster. Copies of the first edition are rare, as most of the print run was destroyed by fire. Kirkpatrick A8a. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Handzeichnung in Bleistift " Ratinger Wald ".

      Blattgröße ( Höhe x Breite ): 35 x 27,5 cm. Unten rechts signiert, datiert " G.Hacker, 6.11.31 " sowie unter dem Bild handschriftlich vermerkt " Ratinger Wald ". Auf stärkerer Pappe aufgezogen. Das Bild mit kleinen Beschädigungen am Rand, etwas fleckig. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) ( Literatur: Thieme-Becker " Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, Leipzig 1922, Band 15, S. 410 " : " Maler in Düsseldorf, geb. 8.8.1865 in Dessau. Als Schüler Max Brückners erlernte er in Coburg die Theatermalerei und begleitete das Meininger Hoftheater auf dessen Auslandsreisen. Nach der Auflösung dieser Bühne kam Hacker als Lehrer für dekorative Malerei nach Straßburg im Elsaß an die neubegründete Kunstgewerbeschule, 1896 an das Stadttheater in Düsseldorf...Seine dekorative Malerei, die das Landschaftliche bevorzugt, fand viel Anerkennung, besonders die Festspieldekoration des Rheinischen Goethevereins. In Straßburg rührt von Hacker die Ausmalung des Zoologischen Instituts der Universität her. Mit flottgemalten Landschaftsbildern realistischer Art ist Hacker vielfach auf Ausstellungen, besonders in Düsseldorf, vertreten. " Biographische Angaben: 1865: Hacker wurde am 8. August 1865 in Dessau als Sohn des Kammersängers Adolf Hacker und dessen Gattin Pauline, geb. Zschiesche, einer bedeutenden und berühmten Opernsängerin geboren.1882-1887: Eintritt in das Atelier der Prof. Gebr. Brückner in Coburg wo er die Technik der Theatermalerei erlernt und zum Lieblingsschüler Prof. Brückners avanciert, der damals für Bayreuth Wagners Parsifal ausstattet und für die Meininger unter Herzog Georgs Führung seine berühmten Ausstattungen schuf. 1887-1890: Von Herzog Georg II. an das Hoftheater in Meiningen berufen - Teilnahme an vielen Gastspielreisen. 1890-1896: Berufung nach Straßburg. 1893: Als Stipendiat der Stadt Straßburg nach Chicago zur Weltausstellung entsandt. 1896-1945: Mitglied des Künstlervereins " Düsseldorfer Malkasten ", lange Jahre dort im Vorstand tätig. 1896-1899: Berufung an das Stadttheater in Düsseldorf. Schaffung zahlreicher Ausstattungen ( u.a. für die Festspiele des rheinischen Goethevereins ). 1904: Der Kunstverein erwirbt seine " Eifellandschaft ". 1906: Ankauf des Aquarells "Eifelhöhe mit Schafen" durch Kaiser Wilhelm II. 1905: Festausschmückung Berlins zur Kronprinzenhochzeit.1907-1909: Leiter des Ausstattungswesens an der " Bühne ". 1910: Verleihung der Goldenen Medaille für Kunst und Wissenschaft. 1914-1916:Teilnahme am Ersten Weltkrieg.1919: Lehrer für Bühnenmalerei an der Staatlichen Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf. 1927-1936: Zweite Amerikafahrt: Ausmalung einer großen Maschinenfabrik in Reading, P.A., sowie weitere Reisen ins In- und Ausland mit Planung und Ausführung verschiedenster Arbeiten und Aufträge. 1936: Bildausschmückung des Wartesaals III. Klasse im Düsseldorfer Hauptbahnhof ( im Zweiten Weltkrieg zerstört ). 1938: Eingangshalle des Duisburger Hauptbahnhofes. 1940: 3 große Dioramen für das Naturkunde-Museum der Stadt Dortmund. 1945: Am 5.12. Tod in Düsseldorf. Bis kurz vor seinem Tode beschäftigte ihn der Plan den Keller des im Krieg zerstörten " Düsseldorfer Malkastens " mit Fresken auszumalen um den Künstlern des Düsseldorfer Malkastens eine neue würdige Bleibe zu schaffen. ( 1968: Große Einzelausstellung im Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf *Palais Spee* / 1973: Große Verkaufsausstellung Galerie Paffrath, Düsseldorf, Königsallee 46 ).

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        Crítica libertaria. Anarquismo. Acracia.

      Ed. Moderna, Barcelona 1922 - Castellano 127 pp. Colección Inquietud, volumen VIII. Traducción de J. P. Se analizan aspectos originalísimos del sindicalismo, del comunismo y del individualismo. 12 x 16 cm. Obra muy rara, totalmente agotada. Para envíos CONTRA REEMBOLSO, consúltese a la librería. Encuadernación artesanal. Conserva las portadas originales. Sin desbarbar

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        Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921

      xi,356 pp. Small Quarto. Photogravure frontispiece and 32 b&w plates from photos, with 3 folding colour maps (at end). Original gilt lettered blue cloth. Top edge slightly foxed. Original pictorial dust wrapper which has a bit of minor chipping otherwise and exceptional almost new copy.Account of the reconnaissance expedition to Mount Everest in 1921, led by Howard-Bury to lay the groundwork for an attempt on the summit by the 1922 British Everest Expedition. The expedition discovered the route to the North Col via the Rongbuk Glacier and other approaches from the north. Rare in this condition and complete with an exception dust wrapper. Laid in loosely a few pieces of ephemera that relate to the publisher.

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        A Wonder Book

      London, New York, & Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd, 1922 A very good copy in the original red decorative cloth binding with 16 tipped-in colour plates and 8 tinted full page plates by Arthur Rackham. With fair to good dust wrapper. Undated but 1922 1st edition in this form. The wrapper has a pasted picture and titles to the front cover. There is loss to the top of the spine and edge nibbling at the bottom of the spine and the flap joints and along the top edge of the back cover. It has had some repair. The flaps are quite small but there is no indication that they have been trimmed. The jacket is in a removable protective wrap. The binding has blind stamped titles and a gilt design to the front board and gilt titles to the spine. It is very bright and clean with just slight pulling and corner wear. Top page edges green. The decorative endpapers are clean with a small signature dated December 1926 to the top of the front pastedown. The contents, with tissue-guarded frontispiece, decorative title page and text with numerous designs as well as the tipped-in and tinted plates, is in very good clean condition. The tissue guard to the frontispiece is beginning to detach at the top and there is slight spotting to the title page and rear endpapers. The stitching is visible at p80 but the book is sound. There is some spotting to the foredge. A very good copy in rare wrapper.

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        Nouvelles théories sur l'art moderne, sur l'art sacré 1914-1921

      First edition on current paper, it has been printed 100 laid Arches paper paper in large. Autograph signed by the author Jacques-Emile Blanche "to Jacques Blanche in any art sympathy, and perhaps thought ..." tiny bites on the guards. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! L. Rouart & J. Watelin Paris 1922 14,5x19,5cm broché

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        "Die Bürger, die Künstler und der Narr". Eigenh. Gedicht. O. O., 27./28. I. 1922.

      1922. 1 S. (42 Zeilen). 8vo. Auf Trägerkarton montiert. "Unter einem Künstler verstehen sie einen, | der sich nicht abgibt mit solchen Schweinen | und nichts zu tun hat mit allen den Dingen, | die ihnen im Handumdrehn gelingen, | um sich dafür mit Schaffen und Schreiben | und hauptsächlich ihnen die Zeit zu vertreiben; | und da er doch von Beruf ein Träumer | und deshalb auch Schuldterminversäumer, | der das tut, wozu er nicht ist verpflichtet, | und das andere lieber läßt unverrichtet, | so kann er zwar leichter als sie sich entflammen, | sonst aber geht es ihm gar nicht zusammen. | Und teilten die Bürger nicht besser sichs ein, | ja dann könnten sie auch solche Künstler sein! [...]". - Etwas fleckig und mit einigen eh. Korrekturen. Abgedruckt in: Worte in Versen VI, 1922.

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      - Plon, Paris 1922, 12x19cm, broché. - Edizione originale sulla carta corrente. autografo eccezionale firmata dall'autore Marcel Proust: "Per Marcel Proust / benvenuto, caro amico, queste pagine si conosce già come una espressione molto imperfetta della mia profonda ammirazione / Quella di queste approssimazioni che è dedicato a voi, j '. il che significa, in particolare, il frammentario e unilaterale. / trovi quello Sainte-Beuve (hai solo criticato consapevolmente) avrebbe definito "un primo attacco con le forbici" (come improprio, direte , il suo confronto con lo scalpello). / me il lavoro è troppo prezioso e troppo costoso quindi non ho la prova, il vostro monumento finito, "si avvicina" di più. / penso spesso a te, voglio sapere che la vostra salute non soffre troppo, mi piacerebbe parlare all'infinito con voi e di persona. / Ma io rispetto le tue ragioni, anche quando mi sfuggono. / in nessun caso mai in dubbio la fedeltà del mio affetto. / Il tuo Charles du Bos 3 luglio 1922. " Una piccola macchia marginale sul primo piatto, due piccoli strappi piede bloccato di nuovo nella parte posteriore, alcuni fogli tagliata male con piccoli strappi marginali. copia unica ed emozionante. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Exceptionnel envoi autographe signé de Charles Du Bos à Marcel Proust : "Pour Marcel Proust / accueillez, cher ami, ces pages que vous connaissez déjà comme un bien imparfait témoignage de ma profonde admiration. / Celle de ces approximations qui vous est consacrée, j'en sens tout particulièrement le caractère fragmentaire et unilatéral. / N'y voyez que ce que Sainte-Beuve (que vous seul avez critiqué en pleine connaissance de cause) aurait appelé "une première atteinte au ciseau" (aussi impropre, allez-vous dire, que ses comparaisons avec le burin). / Votre oeuvre m'est trop précieuse et trop chère pour que je n'essais pas, votre monument terminé, "d'approcher" davantage. / Je pense bien souvent à vous, je voudrais savoir que votre santé ne vous fait pas trop souffrir, j'aimerai causer interminablement avec vous et de vive voix. / Mais je respecte vos raisons même lorsqu'elles m'échappent. / En nul cas ne doutez jamais de la fidélité de mon affection. / Votre Charles du Bos 3 Juillet 1922." Une petite tache marginale sur le premier plat, deux petites déchirures recollées en pied du dos, quelques feuillets mal découpés avec légères déchirures marginales. Unique et émouvant exemplaire.

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U. O. O., 1. XI. 1922.

      1922. 1 S. Qu.-4to. 35 Takte aus dem "Leichtsinn-Lied" und 5 Strophen Text. - Paul Mestrozi war Kapellmeister des Theaters in der Josefstadt und Mitglied des Hofburgtheater-Orchesters sowie der Hofkapelle. Später Eigentümer und Direktor des Fürst-Theaters im Prater und Leiter des Theaters in Wiener Neustadt, verfaßte bzw. komponierte Mestrozi neben zahlreichen Sprechstücken humoristischer Art auch Märsche, Walzer, Chöre u. a. Vgl. Eisenberg, Das geistige Wien, s. v. - Die Noten in Bleistift, der Text in Tinte.

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      Carmarthen W. Spurrell & Son 1922. . 1st Ed. Sm. 4to. xvi + 382pp. Colour frontis., 8 plates, 13 maps including 2 folding. Some light browning, ex.-libris Arthur Rees and Thomas Picton Rose Richards, some light browning, original bright gilt lettered cloth with gilt armorial device to upper board, spine bumped with sm. tear to head, t.e.g. Thomas Picton Rose Richards, of Caer-Beris, Builth Wells High Sheriff of Brecknockshire in 1921, Royal Army Service Corps 1915-1919. US$497

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