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         Edwin Austin Abbey Royal Academian. The Record of His Life and Work. 2 Vols. [WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING]

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921. Limited First edition. Hardcover. g- to vg. This is one of fifty copies for which Mrs. Abbey has supplied an original drawing, bound in as a frontispiece in volume I. xiii, 267 (1)pp., ix, 269-518 (1)pp., 200 plates with printed tissue guards. Original tan half cloth over blue boards with black lettering on tan labels of spines. 2nd frontispiece portrait. Monumental biography of the American muralist, illustrator and painter Edwin Austin Abbey, known for his Shakespearian and Victorian subjects, by the English biographer, playwright, poet, novelist and publisher E.V. Lucas. Extensively illustrated with 200 striking sepia toned engravings with printed tissue guards of Abbey's work and reproductions from daguerreotypes with additional in-text drawings. Abbey was a full member of the Royal Academy, London, and elected to the National Academy of Design, New York, as well the The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York. Binding of volume I. with some wear along edges and spine, rubbed and quarter inch chips across head and tail of spine with chips at printed label on spine, tiny loss of the "k" of work and lightly sunned. Some pages uncut at foredge and a few unopened at front. Volume II. with boards lightly sunned at foredge, some scratches on boards, quarter inch chips across head and tail of spine and small chips at printed label w/o loss of print. Four inch closed tear at top of front joint and small cracks at tail with a couple of small chips at about middle of spine. Block with some pages uncut and unopened. Both blocks are slightly age toned not affecting images. Pages 517 and 518 , imprint page and two free back endpapers with closed tear of one and a half, respectively three inch tears at top. Binding in overall good-, interior in good+ to very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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         The Provincetown Players: Eighth Season, 1921-22. The Second Bill, Dec. 5th - Dec. 18th Inclusive; The Fourth Bill, Jan. 30th to Feb. 12th Inclusive; The Sixth Bill, Beginning April 27th. 133 MacDougal Street, New York City.

      New York: Provincetown Players, 1921.(). Three programs from the Provincetown Players' eighth season, during which they mounted six bills. Each 8vo. Second Bill is 5.75 x 9 inches. Others are 6 x 9 inches. [4] pp. folded Japanese style. Cover linocut by either William or Marguerite Zorach; signed Zorach in the plate. The Second Bill featured Theodore Dreiser's "The Hand of the Potter: A Tragedy in Four Acts." The Fourth Bill presented "Mr. Faust: A Play in Four Acts" by Arthur Davison Fiske. The Sixth Bill put on "Chains of Dew," A Comedy in Three Acts," by Susan Glaspill, one of the founders of the troupe. All stage sets were by the innovative designer Cleon Throckmorton. Each program includes list of cast members and their roles, and description of the scenes. Fragile, printed on acidic paper. The sheets for the Second Bill have become detached, but all are present. The other programs are intact, though the pages are brittle, with slight chipping around the edges.With these defects, still in Very Good condition. These programs are scarce.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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         Monday or Tuesday

      Richmond: the Hogarth Press,, 1921. With woodcuts by Vanessa Bell. Octavo. Original quarter brown cloth, paper-covered boards, black and white woodcut to front cover designed by Vanessa Bell. With 4 full-page woodcuts by Vanessa Bell. A fine copy. First edition, first impression. Woolf was concerned about the quality of Monday or Tuesday and what its critical reception would be, and wrote in her diary on 6 March 1921 that "Nessa approves of Monday or Tuesday–mercifully; & thus somewhat redeems it in my eyes". One of 1,000 copies of this collection of short stories.

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         Travels in Arabia Deserta

      1921 - With an introduction by T.E. Lawrence. With numerous maps, plans, and illustrations in the text reproduced from the first edition. Second edition, first with the Lawrence introduction, one of 500 sets printed. 2 vols. 8vo., original dark green cloth, gilt. A fine copy top edges gilt others uncut. Large folding cloth-backed map in a pocket. London, Phillip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd., and Jonathan Cape. Having been rejected by the Navy on medical grounds, Doughty pursued an academic career at Cambridge, before travelling extensively throughout Europe and the Mediterranean. Whilst exploring the ruins at Petra in 1875 Doughty learned of further similar sights on the pilgrim route to Medina, and resolving to reach these he approached both the Turkish authorities and the R.G.S. Neither would give their permission or support and Doughty taking matters into his own hands he spent a year in Damascus in the garb of an Arab Christian learning Arabic before joining the pilgrim caravan and travelling throughout Arabia. Rejected by four publishers, Arabia Deserta was eventually published in 1888 some ten years after Doughty's return to England. This work however went largely unnoticed by the general public until the abridged edition of 1908, and more importantly the reissue of the full text with T.E. Lawrence's introduction in 1921 (the present work). ?No one has looked so narrowly at the Arab and the life of Arabia as Doughty, and no one has painted them in literature with a touch so sensitive and sure. And not only Bedawin life of whose hardships he suffered to the last wandering as one poorer than the poorest, but also the life of the oasis towns of the Nejd. One can do Doughty's pages no justice by quotation. His book belongs to that rare and supreme class in which the author speaks not for himself, but for all who might find themselves in like case? (Hogarth, The Penetration of Arabia, p.274-277). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         South With Scott ... With Diagram and Three Maps.

      London and Glasgow, Collin, [1921]. 8vo (212 x 136mm). Original dark blue cloth, lettered in red-orange on the spine within red-orange rules; pp. xiv, 283, [6, advertisements]; photogravure portrait frontispiece with tissue guard, 3 folding maps and folding plan; light bubbling to upper quarter of spine (as noted by Rosove to be frequently the case), uncut edges with light foxing, as well as offsetting from browned fly-leaves to a few adjacent pages (as usual), otherwise an internally clean and fresh copy; neat contemporary ownership inscription on front paste-down. First edition, second impression (in the same month as the first, November, 1921) of a classic of Antarctic exploration, very rare, a good copy. Spence 432; Renard 496 ('One of the most reprinted Antarctic books, but in this First Edition one of the rarest and most elusive'); Taurus 83; Rosove 117.A1 (our copy is absolutely conform with her description); Taurus Collection 83 (this issue, 'many editions ..., most of which were heavily used').

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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         MANUALE DI PEDAGOGIA SCIENTIFICA CON PREFAZIONE DI ARTURO LABRIOLA

      ALBERTO MORANO EDITORE, NAPOLI 1921 - 8°,PP.139(8),BR.EDIT.FIG.,PRIMA EDIZIONE ITALIANA (TRADOTTA DALL'INGLESE) DELL'OPERA PIU' IMPORTANTE DI MARIA MONTESSORI, QUELLA CHE RESE FAMOSA IN TUTTO IL MONDO LA SUA PROPOSTA EDUCATIVA,LA PREFAZIONE ENTUSIASTICA E' DEL FILOSOFO SOCIALISTA ARTURO LABRIOLA,LA COPERTINA E'MANCANTE DI UNA PARTE DEL PIATTO INF.,PER IL RESTO IL VOLUME E' IN BUONE CONDIZIONI,MOLTO RARO [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         Le crime de Sylvestre Bonnard

      L.Carteret 1921 - Paris, L.Carteret, 1921 Grand in-8 (21cm x 14cm) de [4]-291-5pp Tirage limité à 400 exemplaires numérotés dont 100 sur Japon et 300 sur vélin de Hollande. Illustré de compositions d'Edmond MALASSIS gravées à l'eau forte par Léon Boisson. 1ère édition illustrée. Plein maroquin havane foncé, dos à 4 nerfs soulignés de pointillés dorés, titre, auteur et année frappés or, caissons ornés, triple filets dorés aux plats renfermant un décor en encadrement rappelant l'ornementation du dos, double filets dorés parcourant les coupes, tranches dorées; doublures de plein maroquin bleu nuit richement décoré, gardes brodées, doubles gardes, couverture et dos conservés, sous étui. (G.LEVITZKY) Un des 300 exemplaires sur Hollande (N°182). Très bel exemplaire, reliure et étui en parfait état, intérieur frais malgré un transfert plus ou moins prononcés des gravures. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE EPPE FRÈRES]
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         Eight ALS by Lev L'vovich Tolstoy (1869-1945), the son of Lev Tolstoy, to Jacques Patin (1883-1948), the editor of Figaro

      Paris and Wiesbaden, 1921. Eight single leaves, some folded. Very good, with exception of one letter, with tear and some loss to text. The son of Lev Tolstoy, Lev L'vovich Tolstoy was a firm believer in his father's ideals in his youth, but later became increasingly opposed to his philosophical and ethical ideas. He studied sculpture with Rodin and tried, without success, to become a published writer, as well as writing about his childhood and impressions of his father. In 1918 he emigrated, living in Paris before eventually settling in Sweden. The letters included here date to a period when he wrote articles on his father and was making a difficult living as a journalist. Among other things, they contain his negative reaction to his mother's memoirs, discuss his own writing and plans to publish his recollections, and detail his financial woes. "Je prends la liberté de vous envoyer pour le Figaro un article littéraire, souvenirs personnels sur mon père et deux de ses nouvelles. Vous me rendriez un grand service en les publiant le plus tôt possible, car hélas je dois exister du journalisme." - "Je me permets de vous envoyer ci-jointes quelques pages sur la nouvelle posthume de mon père Le Diable. Je parlais de cette œuvre dans un article sur la Sonate à Kreutzer, qui a été publié dans le Journal, mais la rédaction n'a pas voulu publier ces pages qui sont pourtant intéressantes. Peut-être pourrez-vous en faire usage en les publiant dans le Figaro ensemble avec le chapitre qui parle des ouvrages de Tolstoï pour le théâtre [...] Je vous suis très obligé pour l'aide que vous m'avez donnée pour la publication de mes souvenirs ainsi que je remercie Monsieur Robert de Flers pour l'article qu'il a publié dans le Figaro. [...] Maintenant, comme je suis sans argent à ce moment et le change est très déplorable pour notre séjour ici, je vous prierais d'avoir l'extrême obligeance de me faire envoyer ici 300-400 francs avec le premier courrier." - "Ma Vie c'est une ignoble escroquerie littéraire et il faut le dire carrément. Le publique est dupé. On achète ce petit livre croyant lire quelque chose de Tolstoï, sa vie, tandis que cela n'est qu'un récit d'une baba russe, un récit d'une langue russe magnifique, mais un rien comme intérêt [...] littéraire.".

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         LEROY NEIMAN ~ INKS ON HEAVY PAPER ~ "BRANDY LUTECE ¿74'

      0, 0 - LEROY NEIMAN "BRANDY LUTECE ¿74" ORIGINAL INK DRAWING BY LEROY NEIMAN, SIGNED AND DATED LEROY NEIMAN, (AMERICAN 1921-2012) INKS ON HEAVY PAPER. SIGNED BY LEROY NEIMAN IN FULL SIGNATURE AND DATED "BRANDY LUTECE ¿74' FRAMED TO DIMENSIONS OF 17.5¿ Tall X 15.5¿ Wide An incredible early Leroy Neiman stunning original drawing rendered in several inks titled ¿BRANDY LUTECE¿, depicting a man and woman holding giant brandy snifters within a scene high in ambiance. Lutèce was a reknown landmark French restaurant on the East side in Manhattan that operated for more than 40 years before closing in early 2004. It once had a satellite restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip.The artistic hashmark lines were actually a part of the restaurant¿s wooden lattice decor which was located against the back of one of the walls behind the tables Neiman¿s stunning use of lines is instantly recognizable in this piece. An early classic in his genre of the Neiman lifestyle artwork, the drawing is rendered in several types of inks. Leory Neiman signed and dated and titled the piece ¿Brandy Lutece ¿74, Leroy Neiman¿ along the bottom of the drawing. An outstanding example, in excellent condition, presented floating with a deep beveled mat, framed and glazed to a finished size of 17.5¿ Tall X 15.5¿ Wide. PROVENANCE: Provenance: Ex-Franklin Bowles Galleries, San Francisco, California (label on verso). Franklin Bowles Galleries has been Neiman¿s leading dealer globally, in an association dating back to 1972. Condition: Both the art and frame are in excellent condition. LeRoy Neiman is the most famous and successful artist in America and possibly, the world. For forty years he has criss-crossed the globe, documenting in sketches and in paint the extraordinary people, places and events that have dominated world media. No artist is as universally famous and collectible as LeRoy Neiman. Perhaps the most important lesson that Neiman took from both Impressionism and the Ashcan school was a near journalistic drive to document the otherwise fleeting moment. In 1996, Columbia University in New York inaugurated the LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies on its Manhattan campus ¿ a fitting tribute to the master of the contemporary serigraph, whose graphics have become collectors¿ items the world over.ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other original illustration art [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Wendingen. Special Number of the English Edition.

      Wendingen. Hardcover. Amsterdam, 1921. Folio, lithographic boards by El Lissitsky, 18 pp., string tied spine. Dedicated to the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, with black and white photographs of Wright's work. A good only copy, with some stains to front cover, staining to margins, one margin repaired and front joint split. Remains reasonably attractive, with contents bright despite these flaws. This English-only hardcover edition is far more difficult to find than the Vol. 4 No. 11 issue, which also had lithographic covers by Lissitzky. Not included in the Sweeney bibliography of Wright. OCLC 80267899, with one publicly held copy at the Columbia University Library. . Good. 1921. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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         Mitschiffs recht so ! ,- Zeitschrift für Aufbau und Tradition. Verlag Mittler u.Sohn Berlin, Dritter Jahrgang , Heft 1 April 1921 bis Heft 12 , 3 Jahrgang März 1922 . Letzte Zeitschrift dieser Reihe

      Mittler und Sohn , Berlin, 1921/1922. Ges. 240 Seiten Orig. Pappband Papier altersgebräunt, sonst sauber, einige kleine Bleistiftanstriche, Pappband in gutem Zustand R20A Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Versandhandel R. Wassmann]
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         Les Amies, scène d'amour sapphique, sonnets. Sept planches. dessinées par Henri Farge et reproduites par Léon Marotte.

      Albert Messein,, Paris 1921 - Tirage de tête, one of 25 copies on japon, signed by the artist (total edition of 225). Folio (385 × 285 mm), pp. [16], plus 7 phototype plates, mounted. Original wrappers with printed label. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA]
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         Castles In The Air. Being the Adventures of M. Hector Ratichon.

      London Cassell 1921 - First edition. 8vo., original cloth, a very good copy, dust-jacket, slightly chipped at corners and spine ends, otherwise an unusually well-preserved copy. More revolutionary tales from the author of The Scarlet Pimpernel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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         [Photo Album]: Navy World War I.

      Maryland, 1921. Very Good. Oblong folio. Measuring 12" x 16". String-bound black paper album. Contains 333 sepia-toned or black and white silver gelatin photographs measuring between 1" x 1" and 3" x 12", with captions. Very good album lacking the boards with tiny tiny on the page edges with near fine photographs.A photo album kept by a young American Navy seaman during World War I. The album is not completely in chronological order and jumps between 1917 and 1919 throughout it. It appears that the compiler was going to Annapolis as some of the early photographs show buildings on their campus and men in participating in "June Week." He captions the first page, "My First Port" which details the town surrounding West Point showing his family, friends, and fellow cadets as well as a Boy Scout troop he was involved with. One of these photos is a combination of three images to make a panorama of the town. Images from the early pages show men on the rifle range, military ships off the coast of Maryland including some with dazzle camouflage, and a photo of a young cadet with the caption, defenders of our nation." Men are also photographed in their formal white uniforms walking on a dock and posed for a portrait. After he was officially in the Navy the seaman went to Guantanamo and the Virgin Islands. Here he photographed the U.S.S. Craven, the U.S.S. New York, and the U.S.S. Hancock as well as fellow seaman on the deck of a ship and local people in the ports they stopped in. St. Thomas is the first large section of photos from this time. Here he captures Horseshoe Beach, children he captions, "cha-chas," and men firing a canon. Many of the photos show men working on a ship scrubbing the deck and procuring coal for the ship. The next section of photos shows the men going through Panama with images of the lock mechanisms used in the canal and the ship docked in Balboa. Following these images are photos from Moana and Waikiki in Hawaii which include a grass skirt clad woman named "Gertrude." Photos from Hawaii also include surfers, spear fisherman, and well-to-do visitors to the islands. One photo is captioned "Hawaiian Chink" and shows a local man walking down a road. After Hawaii the man was sent to California and photographed Alcatraz and location around Oakland and Berkeley while on leave. They traveled south to San Diego where they visited the Panama--California Exposition and photographed the buildings from the exhibit. After California the seaman was sent again to Panama followed again by Hawaii where he continued photographing Navy ship as well as local people and scenes. One photo from this time is captioned "at sea" and shows a line of navy cruisers sailing with coal smoke billowing from their smoke stacks. He captured a bull fight in Panama and a military parade at a stop in Seattle. He also includes group photographs of his unit as well as images of himself posed with women "week-ending." He was then sent on a "First Class Cruise" to Norway where he photographed the Fjord, the Norway-Sweden Navy men he encountered, and local women and children. This was followed by a trip to Gibraltar where he spent time with "Tommies." One photo shows a group of men on a ship with cameras pointed at the photographer. The seaman stayed with the Navy through the war and into the early 1920s.A wonderful collection of well-composed military photography encompassing years of a Navy seaman's service through World War I and after.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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         Heemse. Hof- bosch- en veldzang. In vier zangen. Utrecht, Wed. J. van Schoonhoven, 1783.

      8º (22,3x14cm): pi1 * 4 A-H 8 I 4.Pagination: [2] + 8 + 134 + [2] pp.Cardboard binding. Spine damaged on top and bottom. Placed within decorated slipcase, clad with red leather. Engraved title page with vignette by J. de Wit Jansz. and four headpiece vignettes after drawing by D.S. v/d Laan with images of the 'Huis te Heemse' and its environment. Lit: Anema, Een vergeten dichteres uit de achttiende eeuw (Clara Feyona van Sytzama) (Amsterdam 1921); Van Raesfelt van Sytzama, Heemse. Hof- bosch- en veldzang. Heruitgave met inleiding en aantekeningen door K. Oosterkamp (Hardenberg 1990); Van Veen, De soeticheydt des buyten-levens, vergheselschapt met de boucken. Het hofdicht als tak van een georgische literatuur (Den Haag 1960).

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         One Thousand Sport Stories

      (The Spink Sport Stories Co.), (Chicago) 1921 - First edition. Three volumes. Red cloth gilt. Binding error has left one page corner a bit oversized, light soiling to the boards, an otherwise fine, tight set. Stories about a number of sports by Spink, one of the leading sportswriters of his day and after whom the sportswriters' wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame is named. Complete sets are scarce, especially in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Original 1921 Program

      - Original program from a May 17, 1921 performance of the Ballets Russes at the Gaite Lyrique, Paris. The evening's program featured Stravinsky's L'Oiseau de Feu, the new ballet Chout (Le Bouffon) with music by Prokofiev and decor by Michel Larionov, a suite of traditional Spanish dances titled Cuadro Flamenco with decor and costumes by Picasso, and the company favorite Danses Polovtsiennes. The color cover features a group of female nudes by Picasso; the contents also include portraits of Stravinsky and Prokofiev by Picasso and Henri Matisse, as well as a two-page color spread of designs by Larionov for Chout, and portrait drawings by Juan Gris. [28] pp. Bound with staples and yellow cord. Some fading and wrinkling to the covers, with staples rusting and some internal smudging; overall in very good condition. 9.5 x 12.5 inches (24.5 x 32 cm)."Two new ballets were premiered during the Ballets Russes's May [1921] season at the Théâtre Gaîté-Lyrique, Paris: Chout and Cuadro Flamenco. Cuadro Flamenco was not performed by dancers from the Ballets Russes but by traditional Spanish dancers." (Library of Congress, "Timeline of Ballets Russes," www.loc.gov).Chout, written in two versions between 1915 and 1921, was Prokofiev's first completed ballet score for Sergei Diaghilev. Diaghilev had first commissioned Ala and Lolli, but rejected the score submitted by Prokofiev. Although the composer recast some of the music as the Scythian Suite, the projected ballet never saw the light of day. Instead, Diaghilev now asked Prokofiev to write a ballet based on a folk tale recorded by Alexander Afanasyev. The story had been previously suggested to Diaghilev by Igor Stravinsky as a possible subject for a ballet, and Diaghilev and his choreographer Léonide Massine helped Prokofiev to shape this into a ballet scenario.

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         Die Klagelieder Jeremias des Sohnes Hilkias aus Anathoth. Mit Holzschnitten von Wilhelm Schocken

      Berlin: Verlag Otto von Holten, 1921. Übertragung aus dem masoretischen Text und Druckleitung von Lazarus Goldschmidt. Mit 17 Holzschnitten von Wilhelm Schocken, davon sechs Stück ganzseitig und von Schocken mit Bleistift signiert. Erschienen in einer numerierten Auflage von nur 105 Exemplaren, von denen 90 für den Handel bestimmt waren, hier vorliegend das Exemplar Nr. 14. Großformatiger geprägter Lederband, Buchrücken mit Golddruck und fünf Bünden, 13 Blatt mit Goldkopfschnitt und Lesebändchen. Einband etwas berieben. Gutes sowie in Text und Bild sauberes Exemplar dieser überaus seltenen Ausgabe.

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         Monday or Tuesday

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition, first printing. About Fine, in a price-clipped dust jacket. Bound in variant dark green cloth with paper label on spine [Kirkpatrick A5b]. Small patches of light wear to cloth at upper board. Book plate from previous owner on front paste down. Dust jacket shows light edge wear and toning to the spine panel. One of 1,500 copies.

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         Los Desastres de la Guerra ? Zweiundachtzig Facsimile-Wiederdruck in Kupfertiefdruck nach dem Vorzusexemplaren des Kupferstichkabinetts in Berlin. Herausgegeben von Hugo Kehrer

      Hugo Schmidt, Munich 1921 - No. 180 of 500 copies. 82 copper engraved plates in facsimile of the original Madrid edition, 1863. [iv], 13 pp. 1 vols. Oblong folio. A high quality facsimile edition of Goya's spectacular series on the horrors of war, engraved by him between 1810 and 1820, and not published until 1863. Original half vellum and pastepaper over boards. Slightly shaken, minor rubbing. Very good, internally fine 82 copper engraved plates in facsimile of the original Madrid edition, 1863. [iv], 13 pp. 1 vols. Oblong folio

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         Notes on My Books

      Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City and Toronto 1921 - 8vo. 179pp. Title printed in blue and black. Original cream parchment boards gilt, uncut and unopened; dust jacket. Provenance: Rhoda van Bibber Tanner (bookplate). FIRST EDITION, American limited issue, number 150 of 250 copies signed by Conrad. Published ten weeks before the English edition. Cagle A52a; Keating 252; Smith, p. 111. A fragmentary jacket, the spine perished, some foxing to covers, otherwise fine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         Miousic 7: Poèmes à la louange de la musique baroque. Ornés de sept dessins rehaussés au pochoir par Géo Navez.

      - Bruxelles: Sélection, 1921. In-4, 45-(3) pp., broché (couverture restaurée). 4to, 45-(3) p., softcover (restored cover). 7 illustrations modernistes à pleine page du peintre belge Géo Navez (1890-1975). Tirage limité à 132 exemplaires numérotés, ici un des 25 sur Hollande. ENVOI autographe signé de l'auteur à André Warnod. Un des rares exemplaires dont les illustrations furent coloriées au pochoir (la plupart des exemplaires sont en noir). Un des premiers livres illustrés européens sur le jazz. *** 7 full-page Modernist illustrations by the Belgian painter Géo Navez (1890-1975). Print run of 132 numbered copies, here one of the 25 on Hollande paper. Inscribed and signed by the author to André Warnod. One of the rare copies with pochoir-colored illustrations (most copies weren't colored at all). One of the earliest jazz-related European illustrated books. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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         The Works of Joseph Conrad

      20 volumes, set. Signed, limited edition. #214 of 780 sets (750 for sale and 30 for presentation). Original beige cloth with paper boards. Fore edges untrimmed. Partially unopened. Signed by the author on the limitation page of volume 1. No dust-wrappers. Otherwise a near fine, complete set.18 volumes were published in 1921. After Conrad's death in 1924, volume 19 was issued in 1926 and volume 20 in 1927. This is the complete edition.

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         Gesammelte Werke in sieben Bänden. Vorzugsausgabe.

      Band 1 700 Seiten Band 2 814 Seiten Band 3 669 Seiten Band 4 801 (3) Band 5 552 Seiten Band 6 739 (2) Seiten Band 7 711 Seiten sowie Broschüre mit 64 Seiten. 8, gebundene Ausgabe, Original weinroter Ganzledereinband mit schwarzem Rückenschildchen in Leder und goldgeprägtem Titel im lederbespannten Schuber. mit Lesebändchen, auf dem Vorsatz stets Exlibris des Vorbesitzers, die Bände sauber und frisch. Band 1 im Druckvermerk von Dürrenmatt signiert und mit der Nummer 325 (von 333 Exemplaren) nummeriert sowie eine 64seitige Broschüre. Erste Auflage dieser Werkausgabe: WG 82 Inhalt: Band 1 und Band 2: Stücke Band 3: Stücke und Hörspiele Band 4: Romane Band 5: Erzählungen Band 6: Stoffe, Zusammenhänge, Essays und Gedichte Band 7: Essays und Gedichte. Die dazugehörige 64seitige Broschüre fehlt. Friedrich Reinhold Dürrenmatt (* 5. Januar 1921 in Konolfingen/Schweiz - + 14. Dezember 1990 in Neuenburg/Schweiz) war ein bekannter und bedeutender Schweizer Schriftsteller, Dramatiker und Maler.

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         Dürrenmatt Bilder und Zeichnungen. Mit einer Einleitung von Manuel Gasser und Kommentaren von Friedrich Dürrenmatt. 59. Werk im Klub der Bibliomanen.

      120 bedruckte Seiten, 62 Bildtafeln. 4, gebundene Ausgabe, Original-Halbpergament-Einband mit Goldprägung am Buchrücken in Orignalschuber. der Schuber minimal lichtschattig und berieben sowie am Einschub ca. 2,5 cm eingerissen, das Buch wie neu, diese einmalige Luxusausgabe ist in einer Auflage von 200 in Halbpergament gebundenen Exemplaren erschienen. Diese Buch trägt die Nummer 17. Friedrich Josef Dürrenmatt (* 5. Januar 1921 in Konolfingen + 14. Dezember 1990 in Neuenburg) war ein Schweizer Schriftsteller, Dramatiker und Maler. Weltruhm erzielte er 1956 mit der Komödie "Der Besuch der alten Dame".

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         Krastyo Sarafov. Sbornikŭ po sluchaĭ 30-godishninata mu stsenichna deĭnost ([Text-]Sammlung anlässlich seines 30-jährigen Bühnenjubiläums). Mit 20 Fototafeln. Umschlag und 9 Vignetten im Text nach Gouache- oder Tuschezeichnungen von Sirak Skitnik

      SIRAK SKITNIK, Gestaltung; Khrastyo Petrov SARAFOV: Krastyo Sarafov. Sbornikŭ po sluchaĭ 30-godishninata mu stsenichna deĭnost ([Text-]Sammlung anlässlich seines 30-jährigen Bühnenjubiläums). Hg. unter der Leitung von Stilyan H. Chilingirov. Mit 20 Fototafeln. Umschlag und 9 Vignetten im Text nach Gouache- oder Tuschezeichnungen von Sirak Skitnik. Sofia: (Dŭrzhavna pechatnitsa (Staatsdruckerei) 1921. Lex-4°. 116 [4 (Inhaltsverz.) S., 20 Taf. Originale, mit 2 Klammern geheftete Broschur aus gelbem, dünnem Papier, mit schwarz illustriertem Umschlagtitel. Erstausgabe dieser Festschrift mit 25 Texten verschiedener Autoren (u.a. von Hg. Chilingirov) zu Ehren des 30jährigen Bühnenjubiläums des Schauspielers Krastyo Petrov Sarafov (1876-1952). Sarafov zählt zu den bedeutendsten bulgarischen Mimen in der 1. Hälfte des 20. Jh. und war langjähriges Ensemble-Mitglied des Nationaltheaters. Als solches stand er auch in regem künstlerischem Austausch mit Vertretern der bulgarischen Kunst- und Literaturavantgarde, z.B. mit Dechko Uzunov, der als Bühnen- und Kostümbildner am Nationaltheater wirkte. Auch mit Sirak Skitnik, dem Gestalter dieses Bandes und zwischen 1922 und 1924 auch Dramaturg am Nationaltheater, arbeitete Sarafov zusammen, darüber hinaus waren die beiden seit der gemeinsamen Petersburger Studienjahre auch befreundet. Vorliegende opulente Hommage an Sarafov besticht nun vor allem durch Sirak Skitniks Umschlagillustration, die in der besten expressionistischen Manier dieser frühen Jahre seines avantgardistischen Schaffens gehalten ist. Der in ein strahlendes Arrangement von Linien und geometrischen Elementen gebettete Kopf einer Frau mit Augenmaske erinnert in seinem expressionistischem Gestus an zwei von Sirak Skitniks Schlüsselwerken der ersten Sofioter Avantgarde, die farbigen Linolschnitte zu Mutafovs »Marionetki« (1920) und die Gouachen zu Trayanovs »Bulgarische Balladen« (1920). Die 9 Vignetten im Text schließen an diesen markanten Stil an. Umschlag an Kopf- und Fußende des Rückens mit minimalen Fehlstellen und leicht eingerissen, ebenso an der vorderen Seitenkante, insgesamt etwas fleckig und geringfügig berieben, innen stellenweise gering fingerfleckig, sonst gut erhaltenes, großteils unaufgeschnittenes Exemplar dieser elegant breitrandig auf Dünndruckpapier gedruckten Publikation, wie die meisten von Sirak Skitnik illustrierten Titel selten angeboten und gesucht. Jacono 4 (Marionetki), 5 (Bulg. Balladen); Plamen V. Petrov et al.: The Visual Artists of The National Theatre of Bulgaria 1904-1954. Catalogue of the exhibition. Sofia: 2014, P. 213.

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         Les Frères Zemganno.

      Paris, 1921 - En feuilles, couvertures illustrées d'une eau-forte d'Auguste Brouet, sous chemise et étui. Ouvrage illustré de 68 eaux-fortes dessinées et gravées par Auguste Brouet dont une illustration sur la couverture, un portrait de l'auteur sur la page de titre, un en-tête, 15 hors-texte avec remarques et 50 culs-de-lampe. Tous les cuivres ont été détruits après tirage.Tirage à 200 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci un des 40 exemplaires de tête sur japon impérial, et parmi ceux-ci un des trente exemplaires avec deux états. Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe de l'éditeur. Superbe illustration d'Auguste Brouet pleine de sensibilité qui évoque avec mélancolie le monde marginal des artistes du cirque. Roman sur le monde du cirque et la vie des forains édité pour la première fois en 1879. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         Crossings: A Fairy Play

      Beaumont Press 1921 - Signed. Beaumont Press Limited Edition Printed on Japanese Vellum Signed by the Author, Artist and Composer and numbered 11 to 66 of which this is numbered 62. Held in folding hardcover and slipcase with only minor damage to slipcase. Very Good +++ Condition. Very Rare and Collectable. DISPATCHED FROM THE UK WITHIN 24 HOURS ( BOOKS ORDERED OVER THE WEEKEND DISPATCHED ON MONDAY) BY ROYAL MAIL. ALL OVERSEAS ORDERS SENT BY AIR MAIL. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Dix fables de Jean de la Fontaine décorées de bois gravés et coloriés par Louis Bouquet.

      Paris, 1921 - Broché, couvertures imprimées avec vignette de sirène en deux tons sur la première de couverture. Ouvrage illustré de 68 bois gravés en couleurs de Louis Bouquet, à pleine page, in-texte et en fleurons. Tirage à 390 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 350 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin de Rives.Intéressante production illustrée des éditions de La Sirène, dirigées par Jean Cocteau et Blaise Cendrars. Elle a été imprimée par Aimé Jourde sur presse à bras.Bel état intérieur. Restauration au dos. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Romances sans paroles -

      Librairie des Amateurs. A. Ferroud - F. Ferroud 1921 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12. 59 pp. Reliure demi-maroquin vert à coins. Dos à nerfs richement orné de caissons dorés et date dorée au talon. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Illustrations couleurs aquarellées in et hors-texte par Léon LEBEGUE. Reliure signée CANAPE. Très belles illustrations. Cette édition comporte un triple frontispice, et trois suites, une en couleurs sur japon, une en bleu sur vélin et une en noir et blanc sur Japon ancien. Tirage limité non précisé, exemplaire n° 5 avec les initiales de F. Ferroud. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         SOME COLORADO BARBARISM. SHOWING AN INNOCENT MAN IN A CRUEL PRISON. OFFICIAL TYRANNY IN COLORADO, AND DENVER, THE CRUEL CITY OF THE WEST. LAYING. THE FOUNDATION OF FREEDOM FOR THE AND PRODUCING CLASS, A PROLETARIAN EMANCIPATOR POOR

      [Guillermo Agaya], 1921., Mexico - First edition. 16 mo. Original three quarter clot an marbled boards, [1], 186 [1] pp., including portrait, plus printed notice affixed to the front pastedown sheet. Occasional manuscript corrections. A strange - and rare - socio-political manifesto from a writer who introduces himself as "a Citizen of the [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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         Die Brautwahl. Mit 31 Holzschnitten von Karl Rössing. [Vorzugsausgabe].

      Regensburg, Habbel Verlag. 1921 - Groß-8°. 25 cm. 100 Seiten. Original-Halbpergamentband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Kopfgoldschnitt. Nummer 26 von 100 nummerierten und von Illustrator Karl Rössing signierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. Number 26 of 100 copies of the limited edition signed by Karl Rössing. Nearly fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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         Pro Lisu i Kolobok. Russkaia skazka [About the Fox and the Runaway Bun: A Russian Fairy Tale]. Five copies, in variant pochoir wrappers.; Detskaia biblioteka [Children's Library]

      Paris: J. Povolozky, 1921. Octavos (18.5 × 13.5 cm). Original decorative wrappers pasted over blind self-wrappers (as issued); 8 pp. Wrappers illustrated with five variant pochoir patterns. Numerous small vignettes in the text. Very good. Russian fairy tale printed for children of Russian émigrés in France, with illustrations by the ten-year-old Zhenya Kovarskaya, the daughter of Ilya Kovarskii and Lidiia Kovarskaia, an editor-and-publisher duo which had left Soviet Russia in 1919. Each of the five copies features a variant wrapper, decorated by hand using different patterns, most likely using the pochoir technique. Given small irregularities, it appears likely that this work was also carried out by children. The publisher, J. Povolozky, ran a gallery in Paris in the 1920s and was known for his collaboration with Russian avant-garde artists Mikhail Larionov and Natalia Goncharova. KVK, OCLC show copies (one each) at NYPL, Princeton, Stanford, and UNC Chapel Hill, without specifying which of the wrapper variants are held. Not at the Russian State or National Library. Not in Savine.

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         [Photo Album]: Navy World War I.

      Maryland, 1921. Very Good. Oblong folio. Measuring 12" x 16". String-bound black paper album. Contains 333 sepia-toned or black and white silver gelatin photographs measuring between 1" x 1" and 3" x 12", with captions. Very good album lacking the boards with tiny tiny on the page edges with near fine photographs.A photo album kept by a young American Navy seaman during World War I. The album is not completely in chronological order and jumps between 1917 and 1919 throughout it. It appears that the compiler was going to Annapolis as some of the early photographs show buildings on their campus and men in participating in "June Week." He captions the first page, "My First Port" which details the town surrounding West Point showing his family, friends, and fellow cadets as well as a Boy Scout troop he was involved with. One of these photos is a combination of three images to make a panorama of the town. Images from the early pages show men on the rifle range, military ships off the coast of Maryland including some with dazzle camouflage, and a photo of a young cadet with the caption, defenders of our nation." Men are also photographed in their formal white uniforms walking on a dock and posed for a portrait. After he was officially in the Navy the seaman went to Guantanamo and the Virgin Islands. Here he photographed the U.S.S. Craven, the U.S.S. New York, and the U.S.S. Hancock as well as fellow seaman on the deck of a ship and local people in the ports they stopped in. St. Thomas is the first large section of photos from this time. Here he captures Horseshoe Beach, children he captions, "cha-chas," and men firing a canon. Many of the photos show men working on a ship scrubbing the deck and procuring coal for the ship. The next section of photos shows the men going through Panama with images of the lock mechanisms used in the canal and the ship docked in Balboa. Following these images are photos from Moana and Waikiki in Hawaii which include a grass skirt clad woman named "Gertrude." Photos from Hawaii also include surfers, spear fisherman, and well-to-do visitors to the islands. One photo is captioned "Hawaiian Chink" and shows a local man walking down a road. After Hawaii the man was sent to California and photographed Alcatraz and location around Oakland and Berkeley while on leave. They traveled south to San Diego where they visited the Panama--California Exposition and photographed the buildings from the exhibit. After California the seaman was sent again to Panama followed again by Hawaii where he continued photographing Navy ship as well as local people and scenes. One photo from this time is captioned "at sea" and shows a line of navy cruisers sailing with coal smoke billowing from their smoke stacks. He captured a bull fight in Panama and a military parade at a stop in Seattle. He also includes group photographs of his unit as well as images of himself posed with women "week-ending." He was then sent on a "First Class Cruise" to Norway where he photographed the Fjord, the Norway-Sweden Navy men he encountered, and local women and children. This was followed by a trip to Gibraltar where he spent time with "Tommies." One photo shows a group of men on a ship with cameras pointed at the photographer. The seaman stayed with the Navy through the war and into the early 1920s.A wonderful collection of well-composed military photography encompassing years of a Navy seaman's service through World War I and after.

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         Les Croix de Bois, La Boule de Gui, Le Cabaret de la Belle Femme

      Éditions de la Banderole 1921 - 1. DORGELÈS (Roland) Les Croix de Bois Paris, Éditions de la Banderole, 1921 In-4 (24,5cm x 19cm) de (4ff.), 278pp., (4ff.) Tirage à 600 exemplaires, 1 exemplaire sur vieux Japon, 20 exemplaires sur Japon impérial, 60 exemplaires sur Hollande et 519 exemplaires sur papier Lafuma teinté. Illustré de 40 dessins dans le texte par André DUNOYER DE SEGONZAC dont 1 vignette de titre et 10 pointes-sèches originales hors-texte dont le frontispice. Broché à couverture rempliée. Exemplaire non justifié sur papier Lafuma teinté. Bel exemplaire, couverture en bon état malgré quelques rousseurs sans gravité, dos légèrement insolé, un "mors" entamé sur 1cm, intérieur en très bel état, frais. 2. DORGELÈS (Roland) La Boule de Gui Paris, Éditions de la Banderole, 1922 In-4 (25,5cm x 19cm) de (4ff.), 86pp., (2ff.) Tirage à 600 exemplaires, 1 exemplaire unique sur vieux Japon avec les dessins originaux et une suite des dessins et des cuivres, 20 exemplaires sur Japon impérial avec suite des cuivres, 60 exemplaires sur Hollande Van Gelder et 519 exemplaires sur papier pur fil Lafuma. Illustré de 41 dessins et 5 pointes sèches en noir par André DUNOYER DE SEGONZAC. Broché à couverture rempliée. Envoi de l'auteur : "À Madame (gratté) ces dernières pages des Croix de Bois, Respectueusement, Roland Dorgelès". Exemplaire sur papier pur fil Lafuma (n°285). Bel exemplaire, couverture en bon état, un peu jaunie, dos légèrement insolé, un "mors" entamé sur 1cm, intérieur en parfait état, frais. 3. DORGELÈS (Roland) Le Cabaret de la Belle Femme Paris, Émile-Paul Frères, 1924 In-4 (25cm x 19cm) de (5ff.), 124pp., (5ff.) Tirage à 640 exemplaires, 40 exemplaires sur Japon impérial, 80 exemplaires sur Hollande et 520 exemplaires sur vergé de Rives. Illustré de dessins in-texte et 8 eaux-fortes originales hors-texte par André DUNOYER DE SEGONZAC. Broché à couverture rempliée. Envoi de l'auteur : "À Madame (gratté) en souvenir d'une après-midi d'été à Antibes, Respectueux hommages, Roland Dorgelès". Exemplaire sur vergé de Rives (n°513). Très bel exemplaire, couverture en bel état, dos à peine passé, intérieur en très bel état. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Le pays a mon gout.

      Paris, 1921. - 1 vol., portfolio, 11-3/4" x 9-1/4", limited to 550 copies , this copy unnumbered, 12 etched plates by Vertes, printed title with contents and limitation statement on verso, loose as issued in original boards, some loss of gilt on upper cover, rebacked, plates clean and bright. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Der Weg zur Macht. Drama in drei Akten.

      142 (1) Seiten 8, gebundene Ausgabe, Hardcover/Pappeinband das Buch völlig neu gebunden, einschließlich Vorsatz, der Vortitel stockfleckig, auf dem fliegenden stockfleckigen Vorsatz zweizeilige Widmung des Autors, signiert und datiert (4. Febr. 1921). Signaturen Heinrich Manns sind um ein Vielfaches seltener als die seines Bruders Thomas. Luiz Heinrich Mann (* 27. März 1871 in Lübeck - + 11. März 1950 in Santa Monica, Kalifornien) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller und der ältere Bruder von Thomas Mann.

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         Monday or Tuesday. With Woodcuts by Vanessa Bell

      1921 - First edition. 8vo., original decorated boards, brown cloth spine. Richmond, The Hogarth Press. One of 1000 copies printed. Kirkpatrick A5.A superb copy, still in its original tissue wrapper. With a very little foxing to the endpapers and preliminaries, but effectively as new, with a copy of the prospectus, which states that ?This book contains eight short stories by the author of The Voyage OutandNight and Day. They are different in method from her longer books and represent a further development of her work.? [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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         Catalogue of the principal English books in circulation at Library

      Mudie's Select Library 1921 - xvi, 1320 p. 1 vol. Established 1842. Catalogue of English books 1927-28 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Revista mensual nº 1, 2 y 3

      Imprenta Maroto, Madrid 1921 - Rústica 64 pags. Números 1, 2 y 3. Revista dirigida por Juan Ramón Jiménez. Muy bien conservada. La Rosa de Papel, suplemento del nº 1. El lorito real, suplemento del nº 2 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERÍA GULLIVER]
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