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        Westwego poème 1917-1922 EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Editions de la librairie Six, 1922. Fine. Editions de la librairie Six, Paris 1922, 16,5x23,5cm, broché. - First edition, one of 300 numbered copies on vergé, this one not justified, the only printing along with 3 Japon and 15 Hollande. A tiny foxing, not serious, to head of the tête du lower cover, otherwise a good copy. Rare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 300 ex numérotés sur vergé, le nôtre non justifié, seul tirage avec 3 Japon et 15 Hollande. Une toute petite tache sans gravité en tête du deuxième plat, sinon agréable exemplaire. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Die Graphik der Neuzeit vom Anfang des XIX. Jahrunderts bis Zur Gegenwart

      Berlin: Bruno Cassirer, 1922. First edition, limited issue, number 139 of 150 copies with six original prints. Spine sunned, joints rubbed, owner's ink gift inscription on front free endpaper. 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).

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        Nouvelles théories sur l'art moderne sur l'art sacré 1914-1921 EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: L. Rouart & J. Watelin, 1922. Fine. L. Rouart & J. Watelin, Paris 1922, 14,5x19,5cm, broché. - 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! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, il n'a été tiré que 100 vergé d'Arches en grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de Maurice Denis à Jacques-Emile Blanche : " à Jacques Blanche en toute sympathie d'art, et peut-être de pensée..." Infimes piqûres sur les gardes.

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        Keramos: Zeitschrift für Feinkeramik/ Monatsschrift für die gesamte Keramik (KONVOLUT aus 5 Jahrgängen in 4 Bänden) - Jg. 1 (1922) bis Jg. 5 (1926); jeder Jahrgang besteht aus 12 Heften/ Jg. 1 ist ein Halbjahrgang, da das erste Heft im Juli herausgegeben wurde!!

      Keramos Verlag 1922 - 1926. je Jahrgang ca. 600 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe, Bibliothekseinband Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Papier altersbedingt angebräunt; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 5 Jahrgänge; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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        THE PERFECT WORLD: A ROMANCE OF STRANGE PEOPLE AND STRANGE PLACES

      London: Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Ltd., n.d. [1922].. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-8 [9-10] 11-320, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white. First edition. "A curious novel blending two related novellas. The first describes the discovery of an underground world and the catastrophic destruction of the Earth; the second describes the escape of the leading characters to Jupiter, where alien inhabitants have achieved a utopian existence." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-106. In 333. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1456. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1986. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 49. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 148. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 191. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1018. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 171. Bleiler (1978), p. 176. Reginald 12846. Light foxing to top edge of text block, free endpapers age-darkened, a very good, attractive copy. Scarce. (#149733)

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        The Innocents Abroad or The New Pilgrim's Progress (The Writings Of Mark Twain)

      New York: Gabriel Wells, 1922. Definitive Edition. These two volumes of the first two volumes of the 37 volume set of the Definitive Edition of The Writings of Mark Twain are in very near fine condition in 3/4 dark brown leather and brown cloth covered boards with four raised bands on the spines with gilt text and tool work in the compartments. The leather on the boards is outlined with gilt borders. In addition to making minor repairs to the leather and cloth edges a professional binder reinforced the joints on both volumes with Japanese tissue colored perfectly to match the color of the leather on the spines. The leather at the heads of the spines is worn down to the edge of the text blocks; and, a small section of the title to volume I has been replaced and stamped in gilt. Both volumes are contained within a handsome, cloth lined and leather covered slip case. Volume I is signed by the author using both his real name and his nom de plume. The facing page states that the page was signed by Mark Twain in 1906 in anticipation of the publication of this definitive collection. Additionally, volume I is identified as being part of set number 30 of only 1,024 sets printed. Volume I contains 311 pages of text and is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Twain and four engravings with titled tissue guards. Volume II contains 409 pages of text and is illustrated with a frontispiece engraving and four other engraved plates with titled tissue guards. Neither volume contains any prior ownership names, markings, book plates or marginalia. (BAL, 3691)

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1922 - 1922 Original Hardback Wisden Signed by Pardon to Caine

      Hi, This lot is a 1922 Original Hardback Wisden in OK Condition, 1922s do not come in very good very often and there are nicer condition 1922s out there but this one is special as it is a presentation Wisden, it is signed by the Editor Sydney H Pardon to Caine (future editor) on the title page. So condition, first off the gilt is bright to front and spine , the boards however are dark and marked and there is a lot of wear between the spine cloth and the front/back boards. Inside the hinges are strong but some yellow coming away to the front hinge. A bit grubby inside but not too bad. Great Photoplate. Sticker to first page.

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        The Novels.

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd,, 1922. With illustrations by Charles E. Brock. 6 volumes, octavo (182 x 118 mm). Recent blue half morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, blue cloth sides, titles and decorations to spines gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Colour frontispiece with tissue-guards to each volume, title pages printed in blue and red, and 90 colour plates. Bookplate to front pastedowns. Spines very faintly faded; an excellent, bright set. An attractively bound set of the charmingly illustrated novels, first published with Brock's illustrations between 1907 and 1909. C. E. Brock (1870–1938) first appeared as an illustrator of Jane Austen for Macmillan's 1895-7 series, though he illustrated only Pride and Prejudice, with Hugh Thomson illustrating the other five titles. That series appeared in black and white, which better suited Thomson's skilful use of line. A decade later J. M. Dent, realising Brock's potential as a colourist, commissioned him to redo the Pride and Prejudice suite in colour, and also to create colour illustrations for the other five Austen titles. The colourful costumes and interior decor depicted here are reputedly accurate to the Regency period, as Charles Brock and his brother Henry collected antique furniture and clothing so that their friends and relations could model for the artists in their Cambridge studio.

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        THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH AND OTHER STORIES

      London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Ltd, [1922].. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-307 [308] [309-310: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. The contents of the Cassell edition differ from those in American edition published by Harper in 1922. The Cassell edition has the eight tales featuring Horne Fisher and the four-part "The Trees of Pride," plus three stories not in the Harper edition; "The Garden of Smoke," "The Five of Swords" and "The Tower of Treason." "The Garden of Smoke" is a murder mystery about roses and drugs. As is typical with Chesterton, it's also about the flimsiness of appearances and the paradox that the only really solid things are those that are unseen. A whiff of fantasy hangs over the story with its premise of a special, very rare kind of opium so good that it not only supplies the needed inspiration for "a famous lady novelist and fashionable poet," but the motivation for a murder. As is also typical with Chesterton, the male characters here and in the following story move about (deliberately or helplessly) on a plane of irony, while the heroine moves about on a plane of romance. "The Trees of Pride" is longer, more ambitious and more fantastic, dealing with the legend and superstitions surrounding a stand of peacock trees, a flamboyant Asian/African species that has been imported to a seaside town in Cornwall. The locals believe them responsible for a spate of recent deaths and disappearances in the town and want to cut them down. The owner of the estate, one of those "advanced" and "enlightened" specimens of modernity that Chesterton loves to attack, refuses. The arrival of an American critic and the local poet he has discovered provide the catalyst for what follows: the disappearance and presumed death of the estate owner after he announces angrily that he is going to spend the night in the grove of demon trees to dispel the local superstitions. The mystery is resolved with a kind of triple reverse as the supernatural gives way to the criminal, which gives way to the humorous, which gives way, once again, to the supernatural. The story has something of the feeling of Chesterton's fantasy masterpiece, THE MAN WHO WAS THURSDAY, as the reader falls through one trap door after another. The most explicit serious theme here is that elites should not be quick to dismiss a thing just because it is held true by the masses. The background legend from North Africa about the carnivorous peacock trees constitutes a very attractive and potently weird storyette; this and the ambiguity surrounding them in modern Cornwall allow for this story to be classified as fantastic. "The Five of Spades" is a murder mystery set in France amid the intersecting worlds of dueling and business. It blends cleverness (in its detection), idealism (in its romance), urbanity (in its cultural insights) and an abiding sense of mystery (in both the macrocosm of its plot and the microcosm of its aphorisms) as one seeming truth gives way, like a discarded mask, to another, and another, and so on: all of it adding up that characteristic Chestertonian bravura whose exuberant levity is exactly balanced by its moral gravity. The same could be said of "The Tower of Treason" (or, indeed, to one degree or another, of everything else that the author wrote), which moves the setting from the bright plains of France to the dark mountains of an unspecified Balkan country, from the busy doings of the secular to the intricate broodings of the monastic. The story involves diamonds and history, treason and sacrifice, each one indestructible, disappearing only to come back in faint echoes or brilliant flashes. This, the final story of the collection, closes it out on a more overtly religious note - or chord - reminding us that, at the very heart of Christianity and shot through it, is that Chestertonian trademark, paradox, the paradox of sacrifice, divine and human, which wears a mask of loss only to stand revealed in the final act as ultimate gain. The last paragraph, with its metaphorical equation of a diamond, a bullet, the truth, the soul and a star, is as dazzling and conclusive as a Euclidean proof. Beyond this pervasive sense of religious mysteriy, neither of the stories have any fantastic or supernatural content. Bleiler (1948), p. 77. Not in Bleiler (1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime 2407. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 21. Hubin (1994), p. 159. A nearly fine copy. A sharp copy of a book which does not age gracefully, (#110049)

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        Vereinigte Pinsel-Fabriken 1922 Catalogue D

      Nuremberg: Vereinigte Pinsel-Fabriken, 1922. An exhaustive trade catalogue distributed by the Vereinigte Pinsel-Fabriken (United brush factory) in Nuremberg, 1922. 75 illustration plates of the highest quality chromolithographs document all manner of brushes, with a special concentration on paintbrushes and other artists tools. Housed in smart card covers with simple gilt-lettering, this is a stylish publication and a work of art in its own right. A brilliant addition for any collector with an interest in artistic paraphernalia. Nurnberg [Nuremberg], 1922., 1922. 75 (plus 6 unnumbered) fine chromolitho plates with multiple images of many types of brushes (artists, trades, household, &c.), (2)pp. title prelims, 8vo., gilt-lettered card covers and cloth spine.

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        ALEXANDRIA: A HISTORY AND GUIDE (FIRST EDITION WITH MAPS)

      Whitehead Morris Limited 1922 - Alexandria: a History and a Guide by E.M. Forster, M.A. Cantab. Published by Whitehead Morris Limited, 1922. FIRST EDITION. Comes WITH SUPPLEMENTAL MAP AND FOLDOUT MAP INSIDE OF BOOK. Hardcover is protected by a Mylar cover. Book will be shipped in protective material, etc. Insurance for total cost of book will be included (no cost to buyer), plus signature confirmation to most addresses within the United States through USPS. If you want special shipping services let us know and we will send you an invoice with the price difference included. LOOK AT OUR REAL PICTURES: YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED! WE ONLY USE REAL PHOTOGRAPHS FOR EACH BOOK THAT WE SELL! BEWARE OF OTHERS WHO USE SO-CALLED "stock images." When you buy from Lawson & Eicksteadt Enterprises what you see in the photographs is what will be shipped to your address! DO NOT SETTLE FOR A LOWER STANDARD WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR BOOK COLLECTION! WE SUPPORT OUR SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN AND WILL GLADLY SHIP TO UNITED STATES APO/FPO/DPO ADDRESSES: additional shipping rates (if any) will be calculated and paid by the buyer. Most orders ship within 24-48 business hours. All orders ship within 3 business days! For large credit card purchases, we suggest calling your credit card company and pre-authorizing the purchase so that your order is not erroneously declined by your credit card company. Be sure to check out our seller page: we have many rare/collector books that will be continuously added to our inventory. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Original Unterschrift auf maschinenschriftlichem Brief

      6,5 x 13cm Mit beiligendem altem Fotoabdruck Lifelong authenticity guarantee! Lebenslange Echtheitsgarantie!Ewald-Heinrich Hermann Konrad Oskar Ulrich Wolf Alfred von Kleist-Schmenzin, KBE (* 10. Juli 1922 auf Gut Schmenzin, Pommern ? 8. März 2013 in Prien am Chiemsee) war ein deutscher Offizier der Wehrmacht (Oberleutnant) und Widerstandskämpfer des 20. Juli 1944. Nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg trat er als Verleger und Herausgeber sowie von 1963 bis 1998 als Initiator der Wehrkundetagung in Erscheinung, die heute unter dem Namen Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz firmiert. Für sein Vermächtnis wurde er international hoch geehrt. (Quelle: Wikipedia) Lager 1

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        Mineralogie de Madagascar. Tomes I-II-III. (Complete).

      - Paris, Augustin Challamel, 1922-1923. Three parts in three. 4to (26.5 x 20.8 cm). 1,799 [xvi, 624; vii, 694; viii, 450] pp., 64 plates, one tinted folded map, one full colour folded geological map. Uniform later cloth. Spines with gilt-lettered red morocco label.l The most important monograph on the geology and mineralogy of Madagascar, well illustrated and including a large bibliography and geographical name index of almost 100 pp. The work is divided as follows: Tome I (1922), Géologie, minéralogie descriptive; Tome II (1922), Minéralogie appliquée, lithologie; Tome III (1923), Lithologie appendice, index géographique. The original printed wrappers of the last volume are bound in. In part I, a few ink marginalia and more extensive annotations to one map in the text, otherwise a few scattered, handwritten corrections. Some age toning and thumbing in the text. The plates, printed on heavier paper, usually very good. Single parts are rare, especially part 3; a complete set - such as this one - is very rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        Gazette du Bon Ton. Art-modes, Frivolites No. 2 et No. 9. 2 volumes.

      Paris 1922 - No. 2: pictures et 16 planches, pages 33 - 68, avec Les tissus de Rodier. No. 9: pictures et 17 planches, pages 257 - 284, avec Le bois dans la mode. et Description et explication des planches hors-texte et pages de croquis planches. orig. couverture, 26 x 20 cm, ---Les planches en detailes: No. 2: La jeune locrienne. La fourrure blanche. La loge d opera. En plein coeur. De la Fumee. L averse intempestive. Le Jazzoflute. "Vous etiez haute comme ca" ou Ca ne nous rajeunit pas. Fils tires sur transparent. Motifs grillages. Fils tires brodes sur transparent. Applications sur serge de morceaux de drap fixes par une perle, Applications soutachees sur crepella. Kashaflora. Broderie de laine sur Kasha. Serge galonnee. Serge hindoue. No. 9: La cape admirable. "Tant de Chagrin." ou l infidele. La citroen et les sports, le golf. Sortileges. "Au revoir, mon amour." Deux coups de chapeau. Portrait de Mme V.R. et de sa fille. Un manteau, de madeleine vionnet. Symphonie automnale. La soiree au theatre. Hermine et velours imprime et lame de metal. Loutre et velours improme. Loutre et broche et lame.Zibeline et matelasse de soie. Hermine et satin lame. Hermine et matelasse moderne.Petit gris et satin broche. Hermine et lame argent et or. ---- signes d usage , complete +++Antiquariat seit 30 Jahren+++ [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        PINKY PUP AND THE EMPTY ELEPHANT

      - VOLLAND. PINKY PUP AND THE EMPTY ELEPHANT by Dixie Willson. Chicago: Volland (1922, rev. ed. 1928). Large Square 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, near fine in original box (box with some soil and flap reinforcement). A very rare Volland title, this is beautifully illustrated in color by ERICK BERRY. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sämtliche Werke. Unter Mitarbeiterschaft von Dmitri Mereschkowski herausgegeben von Moeller van den Bruck. 22 Bände in 23 Büchern

      R. Piper & Co. Verlag, München 1922 - 8°. 2 Abteilungen mit 22 Bänden in 23 Büchern (1. Abt.: Bde 1 - 10, 2. Abt.: Bde 11 - 22), ersch. 1922 bis auf die Bände 11, 12 u. 19, diese ersch. 1923. Bd. 1 u. 2: Rodion Raskolnikoff (Schuld und Sühne). Erster u. Zweiter Bd., durchpaginiert: XLIV u. 821 Seiten; Bd. 3 u. 4: Der Idiot. Erster u. Zweiter Bd., durchpaginiert: XIII u. 1059 Seiten; Bd. 5 u. 6: Die Dämonen. Erster u. Zweiter Bd., durchpaginiert: XXIV u. 1113 Seiten; Bd. 7 u. 8: Der Jüngling. Erster u. Zweiter Bd., durchpaginiert: XXIII u. 1039 Seiten; Bd. 9, 10.1 u. 10.2: Die Brüder Karamasoff. Erster und Zweiter Bd., dieser in zwei Halbbänden, durchpaginiert: XXIV u. 1614 Seiten; Bd. 11: Autobiographische Schriften: XVI u. 345 Seiten; Bd. 12: Literarische Schriften: VII u. 334 Seiten; Bd. 13: Politische Schriften: XLVIII u. 513 Seiten; Bd. 14: Arme Leute. Der Doppelgänger: XV u. 454 Seiten; Bd. 15: Helle Nächte: XI u. 316 Seiten; Bd. 16: Das Gut Stepantschikowo und seine Bewohner: XV u. 358 Seiten; Bd. 17: Onkelchens Traum und andere Humoresken: 391 Seiten; Bd. 18: Aus einem Totenhause: XII u. 507 Seiten; Bd. 19: Die Erniedrigten und Beleidigten: XVI u. 559 Seiten; Bd. 20: Aus dem Dunkel der Großstadt: XVI u. 474 Seiten; Bd. 21: Der Spieler. Der ewige Gatte: XV u. 500 Seiten; Bd. 22: Ein kleiner Held: VIII u. 350 Seiten. Rote Lwd.-Bde mit appretiertem Gewebe, goldgeprägtem Verlagssignet auf den Vorderdeckeln und goldgeprägtem Titel auf den Rücken, mit orangefarbenem Buchschnitt und Lesebändchen. Die Einbände durchweg gut bis sehr gut erhalten, kaum berieben, an den Kanten und Ecken der Deckel und Rücken allenfalls ganz gering bestoßen. Wenige Rücken leicht ausgeblichen bzw. nachgedunkelt. Die Buchschnitte mit minimalen bis leichten Gebrauchs- und Lagerspuren; Ausnahmen bei den Bänden 9 und 10.2: Bd. 9 mit Fleck am Vorderschnitt, Bd. 10.2 mit am Vorderschnitt erkennbaren, im Innern teils starken Knickspuren. Bd. 9 mit Fleck auf fliegendem Vorsatz und Flecken auf den Seiten 365 - 368, Bd. 14 mit kleinem Seiteneinriß nach S. 454. Alle Bände ohne Einträge und Anstreichungen. Trotz der Mängel an den Bänden 9, 10.2 und 14 insgesamt ein schönes, in der Vollzähligkeit der Bände eher seltenes Exemplar dieser klassischen deutschen Werkausgabe Dostojewskis. - Mischauflage zwischen 9. - 13. Tsd. (Bd. 11) und 43. - 49. Tsd. (Bde 9 und 10). Einheitliche Buchausstattung durch den Graphiker Paul Renner, die Übersetzungen sämtlich von E. K. Rahsin (d. i.: Elisabeth Kaerrick). Den Texten Dostojewskis sind in der Regel längere Einleitungen des Herausgebers Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, bisweilen auch Dmitri Mereschkowskis vorangestellt: Essais, die von besonderem rezeptions- und ideenhistorischem Interesse sind. (In Band 20 ist der einführende Text offenbar unvollständig abgedruckt worden.) Die Bände umfassen ferner Vorbemerkungen der Übersetzerin, Band 6 überdies einen Anhang mit Materialien zum Roman 'Die Dämonen', Band 12 - der auch einen Essai von N. N. Strachoff aus dem Jahr 1882 enthält - die Reproduktion einer handschriftlichen Aufzeichnung Dostojewskis. Die Ausgabe stellt eine monumentale übersetzerische, herausgeberische und nicht zuletzt verlegerische Leistung dar. - Bitte beachten Sie / Please note: Wegen einer Anpassung der Versandkostenpauschale auf Grund des Gewichts wird VOR einer Bestellung aus dem Ausland um Kontaktaufnahme per E-mail gebeten. Because of this item's higher weight a higher shipping charge will be applied. Therefore, please contact us to verify the additional cost BEFORE placing an order from abroad. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Diary of a Drug Fiend

      Collins, 1922. Hardcover. Good. A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1922. A good book with staining to the rear panel and some to the front with fading to the spine. No inscriptions within. Rubbing to the board edges. Some spotting to the prelims. Author's rare first novel.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Rede und Antwort. Gesammelte Abhandlungen und kleine Aufsätze. [Signierte Erstausgabe].

      Berlin, S. Fischer Verlag, 1922. - 8°. 19 cm. XII, 402 Seiten, 1 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 der Vorzugsausgabe auf Hadern-Velin-Papier. Erste Ausgabe. WG 24. Bürgin 20, Potempa A1, Ausgabe IV. Einband am Rücken aufgehellt, wenig berieben, wenig fleckig, Name auf Vorsatz. Gutes, innen gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        I miceti patogeni dell'uomo e degli animali, descritti, delineati e preparati per l'osservazione al microscopio, con notizie sopra i rimedi per combatterli. Fasciculo I-X (complete).

      Bologna, L. Cappelli, 1922-1930. Ten parts in eight. Folio (28.0 x 21.8 cm). Text and 100 microscopic slides with specimens under sealed cover slips, and printed labels. Uniform dark green half cloth portfolios with gilt lettering on the front boards, and small paper label on the spines.l A complete set of a very rare publication by the Italian mycologists Gino Pollacci (1872-1963), and Arturo Nannazzi (1877-1961). Each volumes contains ten different fungi including a sample of the actual species, and a loose-leafed illustrated text describing and illustrating each fungus, also often including the fungus' pathological effect on humans and/or on cattle or other mammals, and fowl (and one, number 61, botanical). Some parts have more general text pages as well. Most illustrations are in black and white, but full colour illustrations are present too. Part V has a general index to the first five parts, Part X an index to all parts. The name of the publisher, L. Cappelli, is pasted over another name (S. Bernardino) on the title pages of the first six parts. Parts VII-VIII, and IX-X are combined in two portfolios. One board a bit rubbed, otherwise a near mint, complete set, with all the slides intact. We could trace a few complete copies in Italian libraries, but not even one elsewhere. Exceedingly rare. Not in Volbracht.

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        Crítica libertaria

      - Nettlau, Max Crítica libertaria Barcelona, Editorial Moderna, 1922. Tapa dura. 11,5x16 cm. 127pp. Buen estado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aus dem Erzgebirge. Holzschnitte. 10 Farbholzschnitte, 1922/1959, jeweils vom Künstler eigenhändig signiert, bezeichnet und tls. datiert.

      - 4°. Ab 1922 entstandene, 1959 teilweise wieder abgedruckte Folge mit Darstellungen von Altenberg, Böhmisch-Zinnwald (2 Ansichten), Georgenfeld (2 Ansichten), Schellerhau (2 Ansichten) und Zinnwald (3 Ansichten). - Die Motive Böhmisch-Zinnwald II (Druck um 1922) und Zinnwald II (Druck von 1959) bildidentisch, aber mit unterschiedlicher Farbgebung. - Meist lose unter vom Künstler geschnittenen und bezeichneten Passepartouts. - Von guter, meist fleckenfreier Erhaltung. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1200

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        Ulysses - First Edition 1922 - no 700/750

      Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. Paris: Shakespeare and Company 1922. Small quarto. Original blue wrappers, titles to upper wrapper in white. First edition, first printing. The paper covers have benefitted from some restoration from the world's leading paper restorer and now presents very well indeed. From a total edition of 1000 copies - this is copy 700 of the last 750 on handmade paper. In addition, there were also 100 signed copies on thicker paper and 150 large paper copies.

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        Lettre autographe signée (1956) à François Mauriac.

      - Robbe-Grillet (Alain) (1922-2008) Écrivain et cinéaste français. Chef de file du "Nouveau Roman". Lettre autographe signée, Paris, 10 septembre 1956, à François Mauriac, 6 pages in-4. Importante et exceptionnelle lettre ouverte de Robbe Grillet en réponse à un article de François Mauriac paru dans Le Figaro Littéraire du 28 juillet 1956, « La technique du cageot ». « Au nom de quoi a-t-on décidé que le roman, le roman seul, doit ne relever que de l’inconscience, pour ne pas dire de la bêtise ou de la folie ? Même si Proust ne s’était préoccupé d’aucune règle dans son écriture (ce dont je doute fort, quant à moi), serait-ce une raison pour qu’il en soit toujours ainsi, nécessairement, pour tous les « vrais » romanciers des temps futurs ? » « Monsieur, Depuis que j’ai eu connaissance de votre article, sur la « technique du cageot », j’ai l’intention de vous écrire. Si j’ai tant tardé à le faire, c’est seulement pour apporter plus de réflexion à cette réponse, et cela particulièrement sur trois points : vous n’aimez pas qu’un romancier ait des théories concernant le roman, vous pensez que le cageot est aussi un état d’âme, enfin vous me soupçonnez de n’avoir pas assez d’estime pour mes illustres prédécesseurs, Dostoïevski, Balzac, etc Mais commençons par le commencement. C’est d’abord du plaisir, bien entendu, que j’ai ressenti à la lecture de cet article : sa place, ses dimensions, votre signature, tout cela me flattait beaucoup. Malheureusement je ne vous ai pas convaincu - pas du tout, même, semble t-il. Or, si je ne suis pas insensible au modeste plaisir de faire parler de mes écrits, c’est convaincre (vous convaincre) que précisément je souhaitais le plus. Les choses que j’ai dites me paraissaient - me paraissent encore - simples, raisonnables, évidentes même. Il faut croire que je les ai fort mal exprimées, pour n’avoir abouti qu’à votre agacement. Je me suis bien mal exprimé, en particulier si vous concluez que j’ai du « mépris » pour Dostoïevski, Balzac, etc Non ! Cent fois non ! Je n’ai pas de mépris pour eux, ni pour leurs livres, ni pour les personnages qui s’y trouvent, ni pour aucune des techniques romanesques qu’ils ont illustrées. J’ai écrit seulement (après Nathalie Sarraute et quelques autres) que ces techniques sont périmées - mais périmées aujourd’hui - et que l’on ne peut accorder la moindre importance aux romans qui prétendent utiliser maintenant l’un de ces techniques. Avons-nous, vous Monsieur, ou Le Corbusier, ou moi, du mépris pour le style ogival, lorsque nous pensons qu’il est impossible de construire en 1956 une cathédrale gothique ? Et nous savons bien, par surcroit, que cela n’implique aucune échelle de valeurs inavouée entre l’architecture du XIVe siècle et celle d’un XXe siècle qui peut-être se cherche encore. Nous estimons seulement qu’il vaut mieux un essai malheureux d’architecture contemporaine qu’une commode copie d’ancien. « Les procédés ne deviennent procédés » écrivez-vous, « que lorsque ce sont les autres qui en usent ». Nous sommes donc là-dessus du même avis : deviennent des procédés lorsque les autres essaient d’en user après coup, lorsqu’il est trop tard, lorsque la technique imitée a perdu tout contenu vivant, lorsqu’elle n’est plus qu’une forme pétrifiée, ou plus rien de vivant ne peut trouver son expression Mais la technique de Balzac était bel et bien vivante en 1840, et en 1870 celle de Dostoïevski. Ai-je tort de les aimer dans l’histoire ? Vous savez bien que c’est la seule façon de les aimer vraiment. Nous devons plutôt nous méfier des lecteurs intrépides qui dévorent avec délices Le Rouge et le Noir (après l’avoir découvert au cinéma), tout en continuant d’ignorer Faulkner, Kafka et Joyce, oui bien disant « n’y rien comprendre ». La consommation massive qui se fait aujourd’hui des chefs-d’oeuvre du passé n’est pas la preuve de leur « éternelle jeunesse ». Mais elle prouve, une fois de plus, qu’il est facile d’avaler sans danger une littérature ancienne (ou t

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        The Shirley Letters From California Mines 1851-1852

      San Francisco: Thomas C. Russell, 1922. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition thus; Limited Edition of 450 copies (this one is #121 of the first 200 copies on Exeter book-paper), 8vo. (l) 350pp. 8 full-page hand colored plates (including frontispiece) with tissue guards; decorative chapter headings, endings and initials in blue. Original tan linen spine over blue-grey boards; printed paper spine label in blue-grey dustjacket with gilt lettering and decoration. Fine in dustjacket. Originally published in the Pioneer Press Magazine of 1854-55 under the pseudonym Dame Shirley, "these letters present a vivid and unexcelled picture of every-day life in the mines." - Howes. "These superlatively readable and informative letters may well be accorded first place in any gathering of notable Gold Rush Literature." - Wheat. "Her letters rightly receive such high acclaim not only for featuring a woman's viewpoint but also for recording in beautifully crafted language a realistic picture of life in the mines." - Kurutz, Sloan Z80:69. (Graff 727; Howes C427; Kurutz 133b; Zamorano Eighty #69).

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        Ulysses

      Paris: Shakespeare and Company,, 1922. Small quarto. Original blue wrappers, titles to cover in white. An unusually bright and fresh copy, with slight marks to spine panel and rear wrapper, tiny closed tear to wrappers at foot of spine but entirely sound, a little rubbing to tips of wrappers and spine, light crease to front wrapper and first few pages. A beautiful, unopened copy of this notoriously vulnerable production, unsophisticated and unusually bright and fresh. First edition, first printing, number 724 of 750 copies printed on vergé à barbes stock, from a total edition of 1,000 copies. Ulysses was published in imitation of the traditional three-tiered French format aimed at both connoisseurs and readers: 100 copies were printed on Dutch handmade paper and signed by Joyce; 150 large paper copies were printed on heavier vergé d'Arches, and the remaining 750 copies formed this slightly smaller format trade issue. Laid-in is a typed note signed from literary editor Burton Rascoe, on New York Herald Tribune headed paper and dated 10 October 1922, to Russell Loines, the American literary patron: "Lewis Galantière, in Paris, has sent to me a copy of 'Ulysses' to be forwarded to you. There is danger in sending it through the mails ... Please direct me". Galantière "represented the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris from 1920 till 1927, where his literary interests brought him into contact with a wide array of expatriate writers".

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        The Shirley Letters From California Mines 1851-1852

      San Francisco: Thomas C. Russell, 1922. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition thus; Limited Edition of 450 copies (this one is #105 of the first 200 copies on Exeter book-paper), SIGNED by the printer. 8vo. (l) 350pp. 8 full-page hand colored plates (including frontispiece) with tissue guards; decorative chapter headings, endings and initials in blue. Original tan linen spine over blue-grey boards; printed paper spine label in blue-grey dustjacket with gilt lettering and decoration. Fine in dustjacket (faint initials inked to lower spine label). Originally published in the Pioneer Press Magazine of 1854-55 under the pseudonym Dame Shirley, "these letters present a vivid and unexcelled picture of every-day life in the mines." - Howes. "These superlatively readable and informative letters may well be accorded first place in any gathering of notable Gold Rush Literature." - Wheat. "Her letters rightly receive such high acclaim not only for featuring a woman's viewpoint but also for recording in beautifully crafted language a realistic picture of life in the mines." - Kurutz, Sloan Z80:69. (Graff 727; Howes C427; Kurutz 133b; Zamorano Eighty #69).

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        Iphigenie auf Tauris. Durchsicht d. Textes v. Max Hecker.

      Bremer Presse, München 1922 - München, Bremer Presse, 1922. 4°-kl. Titel u. Initialen v. Anna Simon. 3 Bll., 111 S. 3 Bll. OPrgt. m. gold. RTit. , Kopfgoldschn. u. Filetenvergold. (Bremer Binderein, Frieda Thiersch) in Schuber. Schuber defekt. Nr. 156 v. 280 (GA 300) Exempl. Rodenberg 58,12; Schauer II,68 - Druck auf Zanders-Bütten Schuber defekt. Nr. 156 v. 280 (GA 300) Exempl.

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        Der Backofen. ..benebst gleichermaßen raren und kurzweiligen Schwänken in Terzinen und Ottaven verfaßt von den geistlichen und weltlichen Herren Lodovico Ariosto - Aloyse Cynthio Degli Fabritii - Domenico Batacchi - Giambattista Casti. Übertragen von Gaston Vorberg unter Mitarbeit von Walther Bähr. Mit Holzschnitten von Eduard Ege.

      167(2) Seiten, bedruckter Original Pergamenteinband mit Rückenillustrationen in Original-Schuber, kolorierte Deckelillustration, farbiges Titelblatt, Kopfgoldschnitt, Lesebändchen, "Dieses Werk wurde im Auftrage des Verlages Georg Müller in München im Herbst des Jahres 1922 in der Offizin von Dietsch und Brückner zu Weimar in einer einmaligen nicht für den öffentlichen Handel bestimmten Auflage von sechshundert Exemplaren für Subskribenten gedruckt. Die Holzstöcke schnitt Eduard Ege. Die Exemplare 1 bis 100 wurden auf Bütten angezogen, bei den Nummern 1 bis 30 druckte der Künstler die Holzschnitte auf Japan. Dies ist Nummer 25" (Kolophon). Hayn/Got. IX,99. Einband mit den typischen Beschabungs- und Fleckenspuren eines Pergamenteinbandes der neueren Zeit. Minimale Stockflecken auf den Vorsätzen. Eine Ecken minimalst gestaucht. Gutes Exemplar. Selten, Rare. Good copy. Limited. Private edition.

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        Reichs-Gesetzblatt / Reichsgesetzblatt. Lückenlose Folge der Jahre 1872 - 1940 (!) in 64 Büchern incl. Haupt-Sachverzeichnis zum Bundes- und Reichs-Gesetzblatte 1867 bis 1906. Berlin 1907.

      Standort: P-Keller 4. Originalhalbleinenbände. Augenscheinlich komplett, jedoch nicht detailliert überprüft. Teils etwas stockfleckig oder angegraut, papierbedingt gebräunt. Insgesamt gut erhaltene Reihe. Selten in dieser vollständigen Reihung. Ab 1922 in den Teilen I (Deutschland) und II (Nicht Deutschland betreffend) erscheinend, bei uns nur Teil I - Deutschland betreffend - vorhanden. -- Versand in fünf Paketen in Deutschland für insgesamt 50, in die EU für 90, alle anderen Länder bitte erfragen. Wegen Lagerung im Aussenlager bitte längere Lieferfrist einplanen!

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        Pixie's Plot

      Grant Richards Ltd., London 1922 - Signed and Inscribed by author on ffep. Mailing label with one penny and half penny stamp laid in. Textblock immaculate and tight. Light shelf wear to binding with small chip and light wear to head of spine, slightly convex covers. In a very clean dust jacket, with a small chip at the head of spine, light chipping at corners and a few shallow edge tears, light edge wear. 55pp. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Gli indomabili

      Edizioni Futuriste di "Poesia" Soc. Tip. Ed. Porta. 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

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        The Velveteen Rabbit (Illustrated By William Nicholson)

      The First UK Printing published by Heinemann in 1922. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. Original hardcover binding with paper covered boards. The fragile spine has been professionally repaired and rebacked and part of the original titling remains. Scraping and exposure of the paperboard to the bottom corners, with lesser exposure to the top corners or boards. Light soiling, scuffing and wear to the boards. Previous owner's clean neat bookplate to the verso of the front end paper. Light spotting to the pages throughout. Illustrated by William Nicholson with colour pictorial endpapers plus 7 richly coloured full page lithographs (several are double-page spreads). The illustrations are clean with just some light spotting to the edges in places. No dustjacket. A fragile production and this copy is much better preserved than most. This classic children's title chronicles the story of a stuffed rabbit and his desire to become real, through the love of his owner. Increasingly scarce and the nicest copy we have handled to date. More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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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. Versand D: 4,90 EUR illustrierte Bücher / illustrated books; Märchen / fairy-tale; Märchenbuch / book of fairy-tails

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        Ruslan und Ludmilla: Ein Phantastisches Marchen

      Orchis-Verlag, Munich 1922 - Very handsome 1922 German translation (by Johannes von Guenther) of Pushkin's 1820 epic poem "Ruslan and Ludmila". Wonderfully illustrated in rich color by Wassilij Masjutin. Tight and VG+ in its off-white printed boards, with light, forgivable soiling to the panels. Folio, 67 pgs., lovely decorative bordering to the verse. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [FIRST EXHIBITION OF THE 16 ART GROUP] Vystavka kartin shestnadtsati khudozhnikov: Catalogue [i e Art Exhibition of 16 Artists: Catalogue]

      Petrograd: Pechatnyi dvor, 1922. 12 pp. 15x11 cm. Issued without wrappers. With pencil markings on the first and last pages, Soviet bookshop's stamps on the p.12. Otherwise near fine. Extremely rare ephemera. One of 1000 copies. This art show opened in Petrograd (St. Petersburg) with 180 works by art group called «Sixteen» (16) consisted of 16 artists: Belkin, Bobrovsky, Bobyshev, Brodsky, Voinov, Il'in, Kudriavtsev, Lakhovsky, Naumov, Okolovich, Rudnev, Rylov, Savinov, Sychiov, Feshin, Shillingovsky. Interesting that mostly all of them had address printed next to their names in the catalogue. This is a great historical evidence of St. Petersburg-Petrograd art exhibitions traditionally performed not only cultural and educational function, but also were the place where the buyer got acquainted with new works and agreed on the acquisition of paintings. Acting in Petrograd, the artists' societies were essentially exhibition associations with a more or less constant circle of exhibitors. Another strange thing about this catalogue is a lack of uniformity, almost like every artist provided whatever information he wanted to (dates, or techniques, or current owner, or name of the series). Two artists didn't even exhibit with a note «works were not delivered for reasons beyond artist's control». A very curious little catalogue as an evidence of tough and changing times for art (e.g., the last year of famous Peredvizniki's group) in a new Russia after the revolution and war. Art exhibitions of Petrograd during the post-revolutionary period reflected changes in society and art, attempts of the authorities to include fine art in the system of state relations, accompanied by a struggle of opinions and the presence of polar views on the main issues of cultural policy.

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        THE PLANET MARS AND ITS INHABITANTS: A PSYCHIC REVELATION ... By Iros Urides (a Martian) Written Down and Edited by J. L. Kennon

      N.p. [San Francisco]: [E. J. Stevens, Publisher], n.d. [1922].. Octavo, pp. [1-15] 16-112, one inserted plate (Martian city of Urid), one map (main Martian canal system), original decorated cream wrappers printed in red and dark green. First edition. "Descriptions of society, life and the advanced technology on Mars... There are some references to articles in THE ELECTRICAL EXPERIMENTER, and the content is more interesting and less pious than in some of those objects, although there is still no story as such." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 110. "Detailed communal eutopia on Mars." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 262 (Sargent, Additions, corrects the date from 1956 to 1922). The book is copyright 1922 by Mabel J. McKean. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978), Reginald (1979; 1992), or Day (1963). Cover soiled and shelf worn at edges, professionally rebacked to style, a very good copy. Quite scarce. (#153372)

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        Das Graphische Werk. Introduction text by Arthur Roessler.

      Vienna: Rikola Verlag, 1922 - Each of the prints presented in a dark grey stained frame with conservation mount and glass. 4 drypoint etchings on heavy rough yellowish etching paper, 2 drypoint etchings on Massimilianico Bütten paper and 2 crayon stone lithographs on rag paper. Varying sheet sizes: Smallest 16.7 x 14 cm, largest 66 x 48 cm. Together with the title page and introduction text housed in a portfolio. Edition of 80. Numbered on the title page. Portrait of a Man, Self-Portrait, Portrait of Franz Hauer, Squatting Woman, Sorrow, Portrait of Arthur Roessler were etched by Schiele in 1914, Portrait of Paris von Gütersloh and Girl were drawn on the stone in 1918. In 1921, Otto Nirenstein, founder of the Verlag Neuer Graphik, the fine arts division of Rikola Verlag acquired the remaining unsold lithograph impressions and all of Schiele's original etching plates, including the rights to publish them. In 1922, Rikola Verlag published the portfolio which had an edition size of 80 as this was the number of available impressions of the two lithographs which could no longer be reprinted as the stones had since been destroyed, together with newly pulled impressions from the etching plates. The plates are now privately owned and are well protected against uncontrolled use. Jane Kallir's raisonne on Schiele states that some of these prints were rubber stamped with Schiele's signature on the verso and some were not, ours are not stamped. We have also seen a set stamped on the recto. Only 4 of Scheile's 17 prints, which include stone lithographs, drypoint etchings, rubbercuts and woodcuts were published in edition form in Schiele's lifetime, none of which appear in this portfolio. Single lifetime impressions do exist but are extremely rare. Kallir 3b, 4b, 5b, 6b, 7b, 8b, 16b, 17b

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        Japanese Journal of Geology and Geography vol I-XX, XXII-XXXVIII + Index

      Bok. Japanese Journal of Geology and Geography published by the National Research Coucil of Japan. Volumes 1-20 and 22 to 38. Lacks, unfortunately, volume 21. Printed in Tokyo between 1922 and 1967. Accompanied by Index to Japanese Journal of Geology and Geography, covering volumes I-XX (1922-1947), printed in Tokyo 1955, Index covering volumes XXI-XXV (1949-1954), printed in Tokyo 1960 and Index covering volumes XXVI-XXX (1955-1959), printed in Tokyo 1961. 41 volumes all together. All, except two of the Index-volumes, bound in brown halfcloth with marbled covers and edges and gilt lettering on spines. Spines and some covers with gilt stamp from G. M. I. Lund - Geologiska Institutionernas Museum Lund - The Museum of the Geological Institutions at Lund University, Sweden. Each volume consists of approximately 100 to 300 pages and several plates. The volumes mesure approximately 19 x 25,5 cm. Allt the volumes are marked with the stamp of G.M.I. Lund. Well preserved copy of this large publication. More was published, the last journal was number 45, which was published in 1975.

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        The Shirley Letters From California Mines 1851-1852

      Thomas C. Russell, San Francisco 1922 - First Edition thus; Limited Edition of 450 copies (this one is #105 of the first 200 copies on Exeter book-paper), SIGNED by the printer. 8vo. (l) 350pp. 8 full-page hand colored plates (including frontispiece) with tissue guards; decorative chapter headings, endings and initials in blue. Original tan linen spine over blue-grey boards; printed paper spine label in blue-grey dustjacket with gilt lettering and decoration. Fine in dustjacket (faint initials inked to lower spine label). Originally published in the Pioneer Press Magazine of 1854-55 under the pseudonym Dame Shirley, "these letters present a vivid and unexcelled picture of every-day life in the mines." - Howes. "These superlatively readable and informative letters may well be accorded first place in any gathering of notable Gold Rush Literature." - Wheat. "Her letters rightly receive such high acclaim not only for featuring a woman's viewpoint but also for recording in beautifully crafted language a realistic picture of life in the mines." - Kurutz, Sloan Z80:69. (Graff 727; Howes C427; Kurutz 133b; Zamorano Eighty #69). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        ARCHIVIO DI ANTROPOLOGIA CRIMINALE PSICHIATRIA E MEDICINA LEGALE serie IV vol. XLII

      FRATELLI BOCCA, TORINO 1922 - ITALIANO A cura di Cesare Lombroso, con coperta rigida, piatti marmorizzati con lievi segni di usura ai bordi, dorso nero con titoli d'oro e residuo di adesivo al piede, molti interventi di altrettanti medici in pagine brunite ai bordi causa tempo e con lieve fioritura, con 612 illustrazioni e tavole in nero nei testi, vari timbri al frontespizio

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        DO WE LIVE AGAIN? MAN THE MOLECULE. PHANTASMAL THANATOLOGY ... A WEIRD DESCRIPTION OF THE FLIGHT OF A SOUL. A MORTAL ESCAPES INEVITABLE DEATH, LEAVES THE EARTH, DWELLS WITH THE LIVING -- DEAD ON THE PLANET ETERNO. RETURNS TO EARTH AND RELATES A MARVELOUS EXPERIENCE. LIFE HEREAFTER. THE VEIL OF MYSTERY LIFTED

      Chicago, Illinois: The Molecule Syndicate Publishers, 1922.. Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10 [11-14] 15-231 [232: blank], four inserted plates, including one depicting the "Europa, an advanced airship, original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, pictorial paper label pasted to front panel. First edition. French scientist travels millions of miles from earth to the planet Eterno in a giant airship powered by solar radiation where he spends three years with the spirits inhabiting the planet. Much of the book consists of messages sent back to earth by a range of of celebrities from history. The manuscript of this "message to mankind from the living dead" was typed on the narrator's typewriter by an invisible typist. An exceedingly weird and rare vanity publication. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 65. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978), Reginald (1979; 1992), or Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925. Molecule Syndicate advertising label affixed to front paste-down. Neat gift inscription in ink on front free endpaper. Small nick in cloth on spine panel, a clean, tight, very good copy. (#150752)

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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.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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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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