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        Monday or Tuesday [Unopened]

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1921. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine-/Near Fine. First American Edition, one of 1,500 copies. Crown 8vo: [4],116pp. Publisher's sage-green quarter cloth over mottled light brown paper-covered boards, white paper spine label printed in black, fore- and bottom edges rough-cut; original buff typographic dust jacket printed in green. About Fine, mostly opened, fountain pen inscription to front end paper in elegant hand, top edge dust-soiled, abrasion to bottom margin pp. 12-13 (not affecting text); Near Fine jacket, spine panel darkened, with neat restorations (not involving lettering); professionally (and preemptively) strengthened on verso along folds; 1/16 inch short from top to bottom, but no evidence of trimming, so perhaps a production flaw. Kirkpatrick A5b. The only collection of short stories published during Woolf's lifetime. The eight stories ("A Haunted House", "A Society", "Monday or Tuesday", "An Unwritten Novel", "The String Quartet", "Blue and Green", "Kew Gardens" and "The Mark on the Wall") "varied in themes and narrative but clearly showed the nucleus and style of her new directions in writing. . . . [T]he short story proves for Woolf an ideal space of experimentation, in which she questions both traditional views on human perception and conventional forms of writing, thus opening the way to her radical transformation of the novel . . . " (Literary Encyclopedia) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        Official Correspondence relating to the Peace Negotiations (June - September, 1921). Part I - Preliminary Correspondence / Part II - Correspondence arising from the Conversations at London, between President de Valera and the British Prime Minister.

      Dublin, Dáil Eireann, (October) 1921. - Slim Folio. 23 pages. Original Softcover / Stapled. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Very Rare !

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        R.U.R. Rossum\'s Universal Robots. Kolektivni drama o vstupni komedii a 3 dejstvich. II. vydani [= Aventinum, 25. svazek]

      Praha: Ot. Storch-Marien 1921 Zweite Auflage; Umschlagsentwurf und Layout von Josef Capek; OBrosch. (Interimseinband), 91 Seiten, noch ungebunden, 13 x 21,5 cm, Decke an den Rändern leicht berieben, Kapitale mit ganz kleinen Verlusten eingerissen, kl. Besitzerunterschrift auf dem Titelblatt, innen altersgemäß leicht gebräunt, sonst sauber, insgesamt guter Zustand.Avantgarde, Illustrationen, Zwischenkriegszeit, tschechische Literatur, Dramatik, Theater

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        Die Passion eines Menschen.

      München, Kurt Wolff Verlag, 1921. Nummeriertes Exemplar Nr. 62 von 750. 25 Holzschnitte von Frans Masereel. 4°. Halbleder mit Goldprägung auf Rücken. Kopfgoldschnitt. Im Originalpappschuber. Kanten minimal berieben. Sonst sehr gut erhalten. 14879 Versand D: 5,50 EUR Kunst, Holzschnitte, belgischer Künstler.

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        Wall's Etched Monthly. Vol. 1. No. 1 First edition. Signed. Signed etchings of Mark Twain; A Cowpuncher; Palazzo Rezzonica, Venice; Samuel Untermeyer; St. Bartholomew's, Park Avenue; A Hobo.

      New York: Bernhardt Wall, Jan. 1921 . 4to. 7.5 x 10.75 inches. Edition of 125 copies; original wraps with etched cover label; signed, dated Jan. 1921 and annotated in pencil "Copy no 8." 14 etchings (plus cover label and 2 etched ad leaves). Several signed and dated 1937 in pencil including, Mark Twain; A Cowpuncher; Palazzo Rezzonico, Venice; Samuel Untermeyer; St. Bartholomew's, Park Avenue; A Hobo. Various colored inks. 27.0 x 20.5 cm., heavy wove paper, tissue guards. Original hand-bound light brown stiff wrappers with etched label on upper cover. Bernhardt Wall was born in Buffalo, New York on Dec. 30, 1872. He studied at the Buffalo Art Student's League then moved on to study in New York under Henry Reuterdahl and also apprenticed under William Auerbach-Levy. Wall began a career as a lithographic illustrator in 1889 working primarily as a commercial artist in New York and Buffalo. He soon became known as the "Postcard King" and designed over 5,000 comic cards. The year 1915 marked a defining point in Wall's artistic career. Wall visited Colorado, Nevada and California making etchings of Indians, cowboys and major cities which were later published in a portfolio entitled, "Under Western Skies." These proved to be very successful and the artist shortly thereafter moved to California permanently. Wall continued to produce many fine etchings of the American West and by 1930 had also become a much respected historian of the region. Bernhardt Wall was unique in that he not only drew the etchings for his books, but he also printed and bound them. His books are in libraries and universities around the world including the British Museum, Library of Congress, the libraries of Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and Brown Universities. His works were also in the private collections of J. P. Morgan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Henry C. Frick and Dr. N.C. Mathewson. Wall etched three sitting presidents of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, Warren Taft, and Henry Coolidge. Other prominent individuals etched by Wall include Sam Houston, Mark Twain, Thomas A. Edison, Abraham Lincoln, and Andrew Jackson. Artist and historian, Bernhardt Wall (1872-1956) was a pioneer etcher and producer of fine press books who treated a vast array of subjects, including Texas and the Southwest. Historians of fine press printing have compared him to William Blake. This collection of Wall's scrapbooks, publications, and correspondence was built by collector Natalie Williams of Marshall, Texas.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Rheinsberg. Ein Bilderbuch für Verliebte. mit Kupfern von Kurt Szafranski. Mit einer Vorrede zum fünfzigsten Tausend von Kurt Tucholsky.

      Berlin, Axel Juncker Verlag, (1921). 50.Tsd. (einmaliger Sonderdruck). 101 Seiten (1) Blatt mit 7 Kupfern von Szafranki, davon 5 ganzseitig, zwei als Vignetten, davon eine auf dem Titel. 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, hellbraunes Leder, mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf montiertem dunkelgrünen Lederrückenschild und goldgeprägter Deckelvignette, mit Kopfgoldschnitt. Einband minimal berieben und teilweise lichtschattig, auf der Vorderseite unten ein leichter Fleck, die Vorsätze leicht beschattet, der Buchblock sauber und gut, auf dem Zwischenblatt zwischen Vortitel und Titel private Widmung, im Kolophon heißt es: \" Das 50. Tausend von \"Rheinsberg\" wurde als einmaliger Sonderdruck bei der Firma Dietsch & Brückner in Weimar in der Unger-Fraktur gedruckt. Dem Text wurde die ursprüngliche Fassung des Werkes zugrunde gelegt. Kurt Tucholsky schrieb eine Vorrede, Kurt Szafranski radierte die Kupfer. In den Handel kommen 1000 Exemplare, jedes Exemplar ist numeriert und vom Autor und Künstler signiert, die Exemplare I - XX wurden auf Bütten abgezogen und in Ganzleder gebunden. Diesen Exemplaren sind die Radierungen in signierten Abzügen von den unverstählten Platten lose beigegeben. die Exemplare 21-250 wurden auf Bütten abgezogen und in Seide gebunden, die Exemplare 251-1000 wurden auf Velin abgezogen und in Halbleder gebunden. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nr.107 und ist wie die Vorzugsausgabe in Ganzleder gebunden. Versand D: 5,00 EUR , , , , , , , ,

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        Savage Sudan. Its wild tribes, big-game and bird life.

      Gurney and Jackson London 1921 - First edition. 8vo. xx, 452pp., frontispiece map, 29 plates, text illustrations, original green pictorial cloth gilt, top edge gilt, lightly rubbed and worn. "Chapman recounts his journey to Khartoum, then up the White Nile into Uganda. He hunted gazelle in the arid regions of the Sudan, then stalked tiang, hartebeest, and roan near the Sobat River. As he continued up the White Nile, he bagged waterbuck, cob, and lechwe. There are exciting encounters with buffalo, hippopotamus, and elephant, the latter near the Zeraf River. Additional hunting for rhinoceros and eland took place near the Blue Nile and Dinder Rivers" (Czech). Czech p35. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bengal 1921-24

      1921 - Oblong 4to. String bound cloth backed brown card boards, handwritten title label to the upper cover. 53 photographs of various sizes, between 20 x 15 cm for some of the scenic shots and 9 x 7 cm for some of the more personal snapshots, some captioned in pencil, mounted on 12 leaves and the rear inner cover. Mild darkening to the covers, very good overall. An interesting collection of amateur photographs illustrating both the country and British colonial life. The early part of the album features scenes in and around Kalchini as well as the Sankosh and Teesta Rivers in Bhutan and West Bengal, with several captioned "Kalimpong Rd". Two photos illustrate the 1922 floods in "Bogra Section", presumably of the nearby Brahmaputra. Some of the more personal snapshots follow, including three images of three British subjects ice skating in Simla in December, 1922. A succeeding group feature wonderful images of some of the same figures at Puri on the coast of Odisha, sporting wonderful conical-shaped rattan swimming hats. The album closes with more family photos, but also some very striking photos of the temple and the festive carriage of Jagannath at Puri plus two of Amingaon back up in Assam - one an atmospheric shot of the Brahmaputra taken from the riverbank.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        Photo Album]: Women in College

      Massachusetts 1921 - Oblong small quarto. Measuring 7" x 10". Stapled black cloth over stiff paper boards with "Photographs" stamped in gilt on the front board. Contains 262 black and white or sepia-toned gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1" x 1" and 6" x 8", some with captions. Very good album with some chips and tears on the boards and leaves, with near fine photographs some with fading.A photo album compiled by a young woman attending college in Massachusetts beginning in 1919. From street signs it appears she went to Fitchburg Normal School, now Fitchburg State University, in North Central Massachusetts. Many of the photos show the women posed around campus with one photo of the four women huddled together smiling which reads, "fresh freshman," another shows them climbing a sign for Pearl Hill Road. They also visited friends, both men and women, at Harvard. Two photos show members of Fitchburg's girls' basketball team with a caption which reads, "Rah, Rah, Rah!" and another which reads "the victorious five 3 cheers!" Many of the photos show the women posing and being silly with such captions as: "naughty, naughty," "why Vera!," and "asleep at the switch." The women are seen in fashionable outfits, school uniforms, and hats throughout the album. One particularly intriguing image shows a woman, her hat in hand, passionately kissing a female schoolmate with a caption that read: "you mouthwatering Sappho." The women in this set of photos are flirty and smiling and posing on a bridge in a wooded area. After graduating the complier became a school teacher in 1921 and there are photos of her with her class of younger girls posed in a school yard and during a school play. Other photos include family snapshots and vacation photos featuring one of the women posed in her new car and another of a woman with a baseball bat.An compelling collection of photos focusing on a woman's time in college and her relationships with her classmates.

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        [Photo Album]: Women in College

      Massachusetts, 1921. Very Good. Oblong small quarto. Measuring 7" x 10". Stapled black cloth over stiff paper boards with "Photographs" stamped in gilt on the front board. Contains 262 black and white or sepia-toned gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1" x 1" and 6" x 8", some with captions. Very good album with some chips and tears on the boards and leaves, with near fine photographs some with fading.A photo album compiled by a young woman attending college in Massachusetts beginning in 1919. From street signs it appears she went to Fitchburg Normal School, now Fitchburg State University, in North Central Massachusetts. Many of the photos show the women posed around campus with one photo of the four women huddled together smiling which reads, "fresh freshman," another shows them climbing a sign for Pearl Hill Road. They also visited friends, both men and women, at Harvard. Two photos show members of Fitchburg's girls' basketball team with a caption which reads, "Rah, Rah, Rah!" and another which reads "the victorious five 3 cheers!" Many of the photos show the women posing and being silly with such captions as: "naughty, naughty," "why Vera!," and "asleep at the switch." The women are seen in fashionable outfits, school uniforms, and hats throughout the album. One particularly intriguing image shows a woman, her hat in hand, passionately kissing a female schoolmate with a caption that read: "you mouthwatering Sappho." The women in this set of photos are flirty and smiling and posing on a bridge in a wooded area. After graduating the complier became a school teacher in 1921 and there are photos of her with her class of younger girls posed in a school yard and during a school play. Other photos include family snapshots and vacation photos featuring one of the women posed in her new car and another of a woman with a baseball bat.An compelling collection of photos focusing on a woman's time in college and her relationships with her classmates.

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        Fairy Tales.

      Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London., [1921]. First edition with these illustrations. Royal octavo. 349 pages. 17 tipped-in colour plates, and black-and-white chapter heading illustrations, and black and pale green decorated title-page, contents pages and prelims. Original lavish pictorial cloth.Cloth rubbed at head and tail and at hinges. One pages of text nicked and creased at edges. Very good. Very scarce.

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        LA ROTISSERIE DE LA REINE PEDAUQUE

      Paris: CALMANN LEVY, 1921. BROSSURA. BUONO. 13 19. USATO

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        Der Orchideengarten. Phantastische Blätter. Schriftleiter Alf von Czibulka. Erster Jahrgang, erstes Heft bis dritter Jahrgang, Heft 9/10.

      München u.a., Dreiländerverlag, 1919 - 1921. - 2 Bde. Pag. (pro Heft ca. 24 S.) Priv. HLwd. der Zeit, mit den eingebundenen Titel-OBrosch. Dietzel-Hügel 2334. Es fehlt das letzte Doppelheft des 3. Jahrgangs. Das zweite Heft des 2. Jahrgangs liegt als Heft bei. - Läsuren, leichte Gbrsp., leichte papierbedingte Oxidation, Gelenke etw. gelockert, Ebd. etw. berieben, Bleistift-Nr. a. T., ein Heft mit kl. Eckabriss a. T. (2. Jg., Heft 19). - Mit Beiträge sowie Illustrationen von A. M. Frey, Oskar Maria Graf, Emil Lucka, E. A. Poe, Max Urell, Fjodor Ssologub, Hans Reiser, Leopold Plaichinger, Karl Hans Strobl, Toni Schwabe, Klabund, Curt mOreck, Alfons von Czibulka, Walter Theiner, L. W. Rochowanski, Otto Pick, Wilhelm Nhil, Paul Altherr, Wladimir Arstow, Rudyard Kipling, Max Leidlein, Gustav Doré, Richard Klein, Alfons Wölfle, Carl Rabus, Max Schenke, Hermann Kley, Sascha Kronburg, Karl Ritter, Paul Humpoletz, Grazia Deledda, Ernst Penzoldt, Frank Heller, Egid Filek, Felix Braun, Max Hayek, W. Odojelsskij, Franz Dorovin, Hans Hofmann-Montana, F. K. Ginzkey, Kubin, Rolf v. Hochschelmann, Otto Nückel, Paul Neu, Otto Linnekogel, Tom Seidmann-Freud, Paul Erkens, Elfriede Plaichinger-Coltelli, Otto Muck, Aubrey Beardsley, Erich Godel, Adolf Vogel, Flora Palyi, Koro Otei, Anna May. - Die erste Zeitschrift, die sich mit der fantastischen Literatur beschäftigte. Hier in fast vollständiger Zusammenstellung. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The History of Shanghai

      Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh 1921 - First Edition. pp. 504. Fold-out panoramic view of Shanghai, with b/w illustrations, five folding maps. Original cloth binding with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Researched over 13 years by Lanning, the book was completed by Couling and was the first detailed history of the city, which by then had been host to the foreign settlements for over 80 years. Very Good+ condition. Respined. Clean internally, no markings, no spotting. This is a heavy book (1.3kg) which may require additional shipping costs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Picture This (PBFA, IVPDA)]
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        THE PAGEANT OF PEKING: Comprising Sixty-Six Vandyck Photogravures of Peking and

      - Shanghai [1921], Watson. 2nd ed. Rebound in full black cloth gold titles, 40p. text + 61p. b.w. photo gravures by Mennie, descriptive notes [S. Couling],new end papers, contents very clean, large size, small folio 31 x 39 cm. SECOND EDITION A grand scale work, DELUXE EDITION, consisting of 66 photographic studies, each tipped-in on a separate page, with elaborate descriptions. . A wonderful set of old photographs of the Old capitol of Peking. Shows the architecture, walls, gates, palaces, shrines, people, monuments & temples. . Each photo is carefully executed and done with the greatest composition & artistic talent. Marvelous record of the city, people,sights and stone architecture of bridges, tall gates &c. . All photos are tipped in, superbly composed images. *** The first appearance of Donald Mennie's photographs in any book form was in Elizabeth Cooper's: My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard, New York, 1914. He is well-known for his stunning photos of other Chinese photgrapic books, please inquire with us for other titles by him. *** WHO WAS DONALD MENNIE: Donald Mennie [1875/1876-1941]), was a Scottish businessman and amateur photographer who worked in early twentieth century China. Mennie was born in Scotland in 1875 or 1876 being aged 15 when listed as a chemist’s apprentice in the Scottish census of April 1891 for a residence in Main street, Golspie, Sutherlandshire with 2 younger brothers by name of James and Adam and apparently an elder brother Archbald Argo as head of household. His brother appears to also a chemist. Little is known of Mennie's early years or how he came to China, but having arrived there by 1899 he first worked as an assistant in the firm of Mactavish & Lehman & Co. in Peking [now Beijing] and then joined A.S. Watson & Co. in Shanghai,eventually becoming the firm's managing director. *** REFERENCES: Donald Mennie:

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        Wall's Etched Monthly. Vol. 4. No. 1 First edition. Signed. Signed etchings of John Borroughs; George Barr McCutcheon ;"Blind Man's Buff (signed by McCutcheon) & his portrait; President Harding "My Hobby;" A Fifth Ave. Chateau of Vanderbilt; Edwin Markham; Cullen Yates, N.A.; Lionel Atwell in "Deburau;" April Fools.

      New York: Bernhardt Wall, April, 1921 . 4to. 8x 10.75 inches. Edition of 125 copies; original dark brown wraps with etched cover label; signed, dated Feb. 1921 and annotated in pencil "Copy no 8." 16 etchings (plus cover label and 1 etched ad leaf). Several signed and dated 1937 in pencil including: John Borroughs; George Barr McCutcheon ;"Blind Man's Buff (signed by McCutcheon) & his portrait; President Harding "My Hobby;" A Fifth Ave. Chateau of Vanderbilt; Edwin Markham; Cullen Yates, N.A.; Lionel Atwell in "Deburau;" April Fools. There is also an etching by Cullen Yates, N.A. Various colored inks. 27.0 x 20 cm., heavy wove paper, tissue guards. Original hand-bound dark brown stiff wrappers with etched label on upper cover; small loss lower left. Bernhardt Wall was born in Buffalo, New York on Dec. 30, 1872. He studied at the Buffalo Art Student's League then moved on to study in New York under Henry Reuterdahl and also apprenticed under William Auerbach-Levy. Wall began a career as a lithographic illustrator in 1889 working primarily as a commercial artist in New York and Buffalo. He soon became known as the "Postcard King" and designed over 5,000 comic cards. The year 1915 marked a defining point in Wall's artistic career. Wall visited Colorado, Nevada and California making etchings of Indians, cowboys and major cities which were later published in a portfolio entitled, "Under Western Skies." These proved to be very successful and the artist shortly thereafter moved to California permanently. Wall continued to produce many fine etchings of the American West and by 1930 had also become a much respected historian of the region. Bernhardt Wall was unique in that he not only drew the etchings for his books, but he also printed and bound them. His books are in libraries and universities around the world including the British Museum, Library of Congress, the libraries of Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and Brown Universities. His works were also in the private collections of J. P. Morgan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Henry C. Frick and Dr. N.C. Mathewson. Wall etched three sitting presidents of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, Warren Taft, and Henry Coolidge. Other prominent individuals etched by Wall include Sam Houston, Mark Twain, Thomas A. Edison, Abraham Lincoln, and Andrew Jackson. Artist and historian, Bernhardt Wall (1872-1956) was a pioneer etcher and producer of fine press books who treated a vast array of subjects, including Texas and the Southwest. Historians of fine press printing have compared him to William Blake. This collection of Wall's scrapbooks, publications, and correspondence was built by collector Natalie Williams of Marshall, Texas.

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        Die Passion eines Menschen.

      München, Kurt Wolff Verlag, 1921 - 25 Holzschnitte von Frans Masereel. Kanten minimal berieben. Sonst sehr gut erhalten. 14879 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 4°. Halbleder mit Goldprägung auf Rücken. Kopfgoldschnitt. Im Originalpappschuber. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dish of Apples, A.

      London & New York: Hodder & Stoughton, 1921 - Amongst "Rackham's Best Book Illustrations"[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. PHILLPOTTS, Eden. A Dish of Apples. With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. London & New York: Hodder & Stoughton, [1921]. Edition de Luxe. Limited to 500 copies (this copy being No. 187), numbered and signed by the artist. Small quarto (10 x 7 5/8 in; 254 x 193 mm). 75, (3) pp. Illustrated with three full-page mounted illustrations in color with tissue guards and twenty-three drawings in black and white.Publisher's cream cloth pictorially stamped in gilt. Pictorial end papers. Engraved bookplate of renowned collector Richard Manney on verso of front free-endpaper. A near fine copy chemised in a full tan morocco slipcase.In his chapter "Rackham's Best Book Illustrations 2," Getttings discusses work found within this book as reflective of the artist's maturity and confidence, Rackham's pictures "tending to be less coloured drawings?[and] gradually becoming more and more like paintings" (Gettings, Arthur Rackham, p.139)."The appearance of Eden Phillpotts' A Dish of Apples brought a characteristically appreciative letter from its author to the artist: 'I am immensely pleased at the charm & originality of your most attractive drawings. The humor of them especially drew me.' Rackham was achieving a new harmony of colour, his drawings for A Dish of Apples, to quote an American admirer Martin Birnbaum, being 'light and sparkling with a passionate rose, glowing greens and primrose yellow'' (Hudson, Arthur Rackham His Life and Work, pp. 118-119."Eden Phillpotts (4 November 1862 - 29 December 1960) was an English author, poet and dramatist. He was born in Mount Abu, British India, educated in Plymouth, Devon, and worked as an insurance officer for 10 years before studying for the stage and eventually becoming a writer. He co-wrote two plays with his daughter Adelaide Phillpotts.He was the author of many novels, plays and poems about Dartmoor. His Dartmoor cycle of 18 novels and two volumes of short stories still has many avid readers despite the fact that many titles are out of print.Phillpotts wrote many other books with a Dartmoor setting. He was for many years the President of the Dartmoor Preservation Association and cared passionately about the conservation of Dartmoor.One of his novels, Widecombe Fair, inspired by an annual fair at the village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor, provided the scenario for his comic play The Farmer's Wife. It went on to become a silent movie of the same name, directed by Alfred Hitchcock and filmed in 1927. The cast included Jameson Thomas, Lillian Hall-Davis, Gordon Harker and Gibb McLaughlin.Phillpotts was a friend of Agatha Christie, who was an admirer of his work and a regular visitor to his home. Jorge Luis Borges was another admirer." (Wikipedia).Latimore and Haskell, p. 54. Riall, p. 144. Gettings, p. 179. Hudson, p. 170. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Wall's Etched Monthly. Vol. 3. No. 1. First edition. Signed. Signed etchings of Boy and Dog; Florence Early Morning; William F. Gable; A Dreadnought; Judge Edgar J. Lauer; The Kit Kat Club; Giovanni Grasso.

      New York: Bernhardt Wall, Sep. 1921 . 4to. 8 x 10.75 inches. Edition of 125 copies; original dark brown wraps with etched cover label; signed, dated Feb. 1921 and annotated in pencil "Copy no 8." 14 etchings (plus cover label and 2 etched ad leaves). Several signed and dated 1937 in pencil including: Boy and Dog; Florence Early Morning; William F. Gable; A Dreadnought; Judge Edgar J. Lauer; The Kit Kat Club.; Giovanni Grasso. Unsigned etching by William Lipman. Various colored inks. 27.0 x 20 cm., heavy wove paper, tissue guards. Original hand-bound dark brown stiff wrappers with etched label on upper cover; small loss to cover lower left. Bernhardt Wall was born in Buffalo, New York on Dec. 30, 1872. He studied at the Buffalo Art Student's League then moved on to study in New York under Henry Reuterdahl and also apprenticed under William Auerbach-Levy. Wall began a career as a lithographic illustrator in 1889 working primarily as a commercial artist in New York and Buffalo. He soon became known as the "Postcard King" and designed over 5,000 comic cards. The year 1915 marked a defining point in Wall's artistic career. Wall visited Colorado, Nevada and California making etchings of Indians, cowboys and major cities which were later published in a portfolio entitled, "Under Western Skies." These proved to be very successful and the artist shortly thereafter moved to California permanently. Wall continued to produce many fine etchings of the American West and by 1930 had also become a much respected historian of the region. Bernhardt Wall was unique in that he not only drew the etchings for his books, but he also printed and bound them. His books are in libraries and universities around the world including the British Museum, Library of Congress, the libraries of Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and Brown Universities. His works were also in the private collections of J. P. Morgan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Henry C. Frick and Dr. N.C. Mathewson. Wall etched three sitting presidents of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, Warren Taft, and Henry Coolidge. Other prominent individuals etched by Wall include Sam Houston, Mark Twain, Thomas A. Edison, Abraham Lincoln, and Andrew Jackson. Artist and historian, Bernhardt Wall (1872-1956) was a pioneer etcher and producer of fine press books who treated a vast array of subjects, including Texas and the Southwest. Historians of fine press printing have compared him to William Blake. This collection of Wall's scrapbooks, publications, and correspondence was built by collector Natalie Williams of Marshall, Texas.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        A Romance of Football. The History of Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

      Tottenham and Edmonton Weekly Herald 1921 - The first history of the Spurs, originally published in weekly parts and here collected in booklet form. Original printed card wrappers, 36pp + wrappers. Faint signs of vertical fold but overall an unusually good copy. Very scarce [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Wall's Etched Monthly. Vol. 2. No. 2. First edition. Signed. Signed etchings of New York Public Library; Cheyenne Cowboy; Joseph Hergesheimer; Violin Player; Miles M. Dawson; In Holland (Marken); Cocoanut Vendor, Havana; Dyckman House; Arthur Erlanger and Williams S. Hall ; Maritime Scene

      New York: Bernhardt Wall, June, 1921 . 4to. 8 x 10.75 inches. Edition of 125 copies; original dark brown wraps with etched cover label; signed, dated Feb. 1921 and annotated in pencil "Copy no 8." 16 etchings (plus cover label and 2 etched ad leaves). Several signed and dated 1937 in pencil including: New York Public Library; Cheyenne Cowboy; Joseph Hergesheimer; Violin Player; Miles M. Dawson; In Holland (Marken); Cocoanut Vendor, Havana; Dyckman House; Arthur Erlanger and Williams S. Hall; Maritime Scene. Various colored inks. 27.0 x 20 cm., heavy wove paper, tissue guards. Original hand-bound dark brown stiff wrappers with etched label on upper cover. Bernhardt Wall was born in Buffalo, New York on Dec. 30, 1872. He studied at the Buffalo Art Student's League then moved on to study in New York under Henry Reuterdahl and also apprenticed under William Auerbach-Levy. Wall began a career as a lithographic illustrator in 1889 working primarily as a commercial artist in New York and Buffalo. He soon became known as the "Postcard King" and designed over 5,000 comic cards. The year 1915 marked a defining point in Wall's artistic career. Wall visited Colorado, Nevada and California making etchings of Indians, cowboys and major cities which were later published in a portfolio entitled, "Under Western Skies." These proved to be very successful and the artist shortly thereafter moved to California permanently. Wall continued to produce many fine etchings of the American West and by 1930 had also become a much respected historian of the region. Bernhardt Wall was unique in that he not only drew the etchings for his books, but he also printed and bound them. His books are in libraries and universities around the world including the British Museum, Library of Congress, the libraries of Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and Brown Universities. His works were also in the private collections of J. P. Morgan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Henry C. Frick and Dr. N.C. Mathewson. Wall etched three sitting presidents of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, Warren Taft, and Henry Coolidge. Other prominent individuals etched by Wall include Sam Houston, Mark Twain, Thomas A. Edison, Abraham Lincoln, and Andrew Jackson. Artist and historian, Bernhardt Wall (1872-1956) was a pioneer etcher and producer of fine press books who treated a vast array of subjects, including Texas and the Southwest. Historians of fine press printing have compared him to William Blake. This collection of Wall's scrapbooks, publications, and correspondence was built by collector Natalie Williams of Marshall, Texas.

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        IL MARZOCCO

      FIRENZE, 1921. FASCICOLO. DISCRETO. 19 26. USATO

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        The Ponson Case - the Author's second novel

      Collins [The Crime Club], 1921. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1921. A good+/very good copy. Small and neat gift inscription to the front pastedown. Some light staining to the edge of the front cover. Some wear and tear to the edges. 'Review Copy' blindstamped to the title page. The author's scarce second novel.

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        Business Forecasting

      1921. First Edition . JORDAN, David F. Business Forecasting. New York: Prentice-Hall, 1921. Octavo, original flexible burgundy leatherette. $1500.First edition, inscribed, “To Dean Joseph French Johnson, since this book is really an amplification of Chapter 8 of “Money & Currency.” David F. Jordan.” With numerous tables and graphs.Jordan, Assistant Professor of Finance at New York University, posits that “major changes in business conditions can be foreseen if basic economic laws are known.” Recipient Johnson was Professor of Political Economy and Finance and Dean of the Faculty of Commerce, Accounts, and Finance at New York University. His volume Money and Currency, referred to in the inscription, was published in 1914.Interior fine. Light wear to extremities and some minor abrasion to rear board. Near-fine condition.

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        Der Mörder.

      Vienna, Paul Knepler, [1921]. 16mo. Original grey reversed calf, marbled endpapers; pp. 82, [6], 8 full-page illustrations after Ernst Huber; binding a little rubbed, otherwise very good; Provenance: presentation inscription to Karl Kubala, dated November 1921 on initial blank. Scarce first separate edition, number 35 of 200 copies printed, signed by Schnitzler and the illustrator on the colophon page. Bigamy, poison, and a sea jorney feature in this crime novella written in 1910. - Karl Kubala might be the Viennese popular singer and 'Kabarettist', whose career began around 1910.

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        Amsterdam. Proza door Is. Querido. Litho's door W. Wagner. COPY DELUXE/COMPLETE.

      Amsterdam, Bernard Houthakker (1921). Clothbacked portfolio with lithographic illustration on front panel, 46 x 37 x 2 cms., containing textsheet not mentioning the number of lithographs, 16 pp., numbered in colophon with 1 lithograph depicting Central Station + 8 lithographs in colour, under passe-partout, each signed and numbered 78/100 in pencil. Edition: 100 copies 'genummerd 1-100.Dit is No. 78' in pencil in colophon. Interior of portfolio foxing in some places, but generally a very fine copy. Fine illustrations in the style of German Expressionism. Not in KB, The Hague. - Amsterdam, Bernard Houthakker (1921). Clothbacked portfolio with lithographic illustration on front panel, 46 x 37 x 2 cms., containing textsheet not mentioning the number of lithographs, 16 pp., numbered in colophon with 1 lithograph depicting Central Station + 8 lithographs in colour, under passe-partout, each signed and numbered 78/100 in pencil. Edition: 100 copies 'genummerd 1-100.Dit is No. 78' in pencil in colophon. Interior of portfolio foxing in some places, but generally a very fine copy. Fine illustrations in the style of German Expressionism. Not in KB, The Hague. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Women in Love - in the first issue dust wrapper

      Martin Secker, 1921. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Secker in 1921. A near fine book without inscriptions, sharp corners and no fading to the cloth at all. In a very good unclipped wrapper which has benefitted from some light professional restoration to the edges. An exceptionally rare example of the dust wrapper. This first trade edition appeared one year after the limited edition.

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        De zes wieken, Alkmaar

      1921, 12th of november. Etching from 1921, depicting windmills in the meadows of Alkmaar. The etch is signed inside the plate with a monogram and the date. Underneath the plate is a full signature, title and date. Etching on paper, 322x413mm. The print is covered in a carton pass

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        [BRONZE PLAQUE] THE SPIRIT OF THE SYNAGOGUE. WITH RELATED PUBLICATIONS

      No Place. Presume first edition/production. Large American bronze plaque, No Date (1921) . Bronze circular plaque with Biblical verse:

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        Patent of nobility donated by Queen Wilhelmina (1880-1962) to Germain Jacques Stoop (Strijen 1878-Doorn 1963), lord of (Heer van) Oudshoorn, Gnephoek en de Ridderbuurt Born, candidate civil notary in Alphen aan den Rijn. With this patent of nobility the title of 'jonkheer' could be added to the family name.

      Kingdom of the Netherlands, 's-Gravenhage, d.d. 13 December 1921. Large vellum charter. Good condition. 60x64 cm. Partly printed, partly handwritten in Dutch, with in the centre a hand painted coloured coat-of-arms (painted by J.E. van Leeuwen). With the signature of Queen Wilhelmina and the minister of Justice Heemskerk. Royal wax seal of Queen Wilhelmina is attached in a metal disc shaped case with two gold braided sashes. The charter and the wax seal are encased in a contemporary metal box, hinges loose. This patent of nobility was donated by Queen Wilhelmina to Germain Jacques Stoop, who worked in 1921 as candidate civil notary in Alphen aan den Rijn and lived in the 'buitenplaats' Rijnlust in the same town. He later became civil notary (1926-1955). Stoop married three times and divorced once. First with Johanna Margaretha Piek (1885/6-1943), whose family owned the estate Rijnlust in Alphen aan den Rijn. This couple lost a daughter in childbirth in 1920. He then married Hendrika Johanna van der Kloot Meijburg (1884-1967). This marriage ended in divorce. In 1948 he married Baroness Louise Elisabeth Taets van Amerongen, lady of Woudenberg, Kamerik (Zeist 1897- Brummen 1977) in Reading (Berkshire, England). In 1942 Stoop was engaged in civil proceedings instigated by the province of Zuid-Holland against Stoop with respect to real estate. H187

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        Chto takoe teatr (What the Theater is About. The book for children.)

      Peterburg: Svetozar, 1921. 22 x 29 cm. Wraps. 75pp. + ads. . . . , 1921 . . . . , . . , , , . . . . . . . 2- . 1921 . 76 . . . . : , , , . . : * , , . * * , , , , , , , , . , , - , , - , *. The book for children. The ornamentation of the book, including cover, publishing brand, endings and frontispiece in two colors by Sergei Chekhonin artist, illustrated with drawings of the work SV Chekhonin and VA Milashevsky. Petersburg. Svetozar. 2nd State Printing House. 1921. 76c. Very large format. Plentiful. full-page ill. Illustrated story for children about the theater:. Room, drama, action, make-up, etc. At the end is a theatrical dictionary. Title Author: * This book I wrote for children who were not even in the theater, or at least visited, and in it, but nothing about it does not really know. K * children * in the theatrical arts I carry and their moms, dads, Bonn, nannies and governesses, who, though often go to the theater, but still not very well understood, what is the essence of drama performances, what unit the scene and what it higher purpose. I sincerely wish to all of them - and the kids, and older children - read this book with attention, in good spirits and that she really liked them. *

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        Comus

      London: William Heinemann, 1921 - With Twenty-Four Mounted Color Plates by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. MILTON, John. Comus. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heineman[n.d., 1921].Edition De Luxe. Limited to 550 copies (this copy being no. 375). Large quarto (11 5/8 x 8 7/8 inches; 295 x 225 mm.). xviii, 76, [1, blank], [1, printer's device] pp. Twenty-four color plates mounted on brown paper, with descriptive tissue guards. Thirty-seven drawings in black and white.Bound ca. 1992 by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for E. Joseph (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in) in full dark green crushed levant morocco. Covers ruled in gilt, front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt to match the original 1921 cover design, spine paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges and turn-ins, top edge gilt, others uncut, original pictorial endpapers. Fine."Another, more important, publication of Rackham's in 1921 was a long-delayed edition of Milton's Comus, the drawings for which, begun before the war, deserve to rank with his best work of that earlier period." (Hudson, p.119).Comus (A Mask Presented at Ludlow Castle, 1634) is a masque in honour of chastity, written by John Milton. It was first presented on Michaelmas, 1634, before John Egerton, 1st Earl of Bridgewater at Ludlow Castle in celebration of the Earl's new post as Lord President of Wales. Known colloquially as Comus, the masque's actual full title is A Mask presented at Ludlow Castle, 1634: on Michelmas night, before the Rt Hon. Iohn Earl of Bridgewater, Viscount Brackly, Lord President of Wales, and one of His Maiesties most honorable privie councill. Comus was printed anonymously in 1637, in a quarto issued by bookseller Humphrey Robinson; Milton included the work in his Poems of 1645 and 1673. Milton's text was later used for a highly successful masque by the musician Thomas Arne in 1738, which then ran for more than seventy years in London.Latimore and Haskell, pp. 54-55. Riall, p. 143. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A Climber's Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada.

      New York, The Knickerbocker Press for the American Alpine Club, 1921. Small 8vo. Original maroon cloth with rounded corners; pp. xvii, 183, frontispiece with tissue guard, 8 maps (a few of which folding); apart from very light marking to the binding, near fine, together with one loosely inserted printed leaf on How to use this Book and a letter on American Alpine Club Stationery announcing the publication of this title. First edition, very rare. The first book on the subject.

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        Traduccions i Fragments

      214, 6 pp. volume of avant-garde literature, including translations from French and English poets such as Paul Dermée, Pierre Reverdy, Guillaume Apollinaire, William Wordsworth, Rudyard Kipling, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Samuel Coleridge, and others, and a selection of seven fragments by Folguera, including three calligrams or visual poems. Not illustrated. Some toning or age-darkening to paper, minor foxing along fore-edge. 4to. Orig. wrpps. Browining to covers, chipped top of spine, spine darkened, some minor edge wear and chipping. Barcelona (Noografica/Publicacions de la Revista) 1921. An important and rare early Spanish avant-garde title from the Catalan literary critic and poet integral to the Catalan literary renaissance and the beginning of the avant-garde in Catalunya. Incredibly scarce; as of August 2017, WorldCat does not locate a single holding in North America.

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        Traite de la cataracte et du glaucoma / 1921 / 15 exemplaires de luxe numérotes de I à XV ; N°. IV.

      Anvers / Antwerp Buschmann uitgever 1921 - In-12, (10) 260 (6) pages, 4 planches dépliantes. Original Reliure d'édition. Tiré à 215 ex. num. 15 exemplaires de luxe numérotes de I à XV ; N°. IV. Reprint of Paris, Laurent d'Houry, 1709. 0 g.

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        Poster]: Erste Internationale Arbeiter Kinder Woche: 27. Juni - 3. Juli 1921 Veranstaltet Von Der Jugend Internationale

      Fiope Verlag, Berlin 1921 - Poster. 18" x 28". In mylar sleeve dry mounted to foam core stiffener. Very thin brown paper printed in red and black. Depicts a young girl with arms raised, holding a red flag. Old light fold and crease marks, small chip to upper right hand corner, still a remarkable near fine survivor of a very fragile and ephemeral socialist poster, prepared for the First International Working Children's Week, organized by the Youth International.

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        The Ponson Case - the Author's second novel

      Collins [The Crime Club] 1921 - A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1921. A good+/very good copy. Small and neat gift inscription to the front pastedown. Some light staining to the edge of the front cover. Some wear and tear to the edges. 'Review Copy' blindstamped to the title page. The author's scarce second novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traite de la cataracte et du glaucoma / 1921 / 15 exemplaires de luxe numérotes de I à XV ; N°. IV.

      Anvers / Antwerp Buschmann uitgever 1921. In-12, (10) 260 (6) pages, 4 planches dépliantes. Original Reliure d'édition. Tiré à 215 ex. num. 15 exemplaires de luxe numérotes de I à XV ; N°. IV. Reprint of Paris, Laurent d'Houry, 1709.

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        Fritzy Massary].

      o.O., o. J. []. 1921 - OLithographie. ca. 25 x 19 cm. Eighd. signiert "Probedruck. Emil Orlik". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Notes on Life and Letters

      J. M. Dent and Sons, London 1921 - Uncommon first issue with "_E_", instead of Sea on contents page. Book is clean and tight with minor dulling to gilt lettering on spine and a crease to cloth near base. Internally offsetting to end papers and indentation, from the embossed decoration on cover, appearing on first few leaves. The jacket is a bit darkened to spine, loss at top of spine and a little wear at base. Chips to 3 corners, a light vertical crease on front panel and an internally repaired tear at middle of spine. That, and a few other internal repairs are all done with archival paper, don't show and can be easily removed without any damage. Postage will be confirmed when you enquire or order and for light or very heavy books will vary from the ABE quote which is based on a 1kg parcel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Scrapbook]: U.S. Navy Sailor's Scrapbook kept during 1917-1921 in California, Hawaii, and Australia

      California, Hawaii, Australia, 1921. Fine. Folio measuring 11" x 9.5". 76pp. Green "De Luxe Line" binder filled with photographs and ephemera from 1917-1921. Tears, foxing, and chips thus very good with fine photographs. A scrapbook detailing an U.S. Navy sailor's time in the Pacific during the end of World War I. Contains three sepia photographs sized between 5.5" x 3.5" and 4.5" x 2.5", as well as various ephemera including: Naval notices, menus, tickets, broadsides, pamphlets, seven postcards and 39 holiday cards.A scrapbook filled with various ephemera from the end of World War I put together by Willie Osburn, a U.S. Navy sailor. From 1917 to 1921, the scrapbook features notices from Naval posts, menus, tickets to events, broadsides, pamphlets for religious themes and informational guides, as well as postcards and holiday cards. Osburn sailed from Hawaii on the S.S. Ventura to San Francisco, California where several of the Naval notices and menus are from a training station there. One menu from the training station features a large eagle holding a rock and paper with the words "Kultur," on it. The Date is July 4th, 1918 and is in full color with a small poem by Henry Van Dyke on the verso. Several other cards and menus are decorated in bright colors, a St. Patrick's day card features an embroidered four leaf clover in green, a Valentine's day card features two small children holding hands with a poem, and several Christmas cards are decorated with holly, angels, and trees. There are also seven postcards from Australia and California that were sent to Osburn featuring illustrated pictures of different locations. The broadsides feature information for various events such as dance nights, theatrical performances, and high society club events. Among the ephemera Osburn has several membership cards and pamphlets from the Islamic Temple (Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine) in California. The fraternity had nothing to do with Arab culture or Islam but was a prominent social club in the United States. There are also a couple of illustrations of the Freemasonry symbol included in the scrapbook.The Naval training station's Gazette is also tipped into the scrapbook. The Yerba Buena Gazette volume 1, number 1 issue from October 3rd, 1918 which briefly talks about the spread of Spanish Influenza throughout the world and how many of the Naval camps, are being put under quarantine. Another article talks about the mission of the Naval station, "The mission of every man in the Navy is 'To help the Navy win the war," and goes on to explain that without a mission a man is worthless. Other small, less serious articles are written about camp shows and performances as well as sports games and personal ads. The letters to Osburn are brief and usually ask how he is doing and that his mother is ill. Several letters all give their sympathy to Osburn for losing a family member, but even these letters are a page or less. Aside from the brightly colored cards, interesting pamphlets, and hopeful letters, the time frame does show in a letter from the commandant. The letter states that "All marriages of members of the naval personnel attached to station and ships with persons of other races are prohibited." It can be assumed since the Navy sailors were stationed on Hawaii and Samoa that they may have had relations with other races during their time there. Osburn's scrapbook ends in 1921 with a detailed review of his banking statements but he did go on to serve in World War II and died in 1971. An extensive look at the various types of ephemera collected during the end of World War I by a Navy Sailor serving in the U.S.

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