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        Le Problème Islamique. Conférence de M. Massignon [ Présidence de M. le général Malleterre - Séance du Lundi 9 Mai 1921. Comité National d'Etudes Sociales et Politiques ] [ Edition originale ]

      Imprimerie d'Etudes Sociales et Politiques 1921 - 1 brochure in-8, Imprimerie d'Etudes Sociales et Politiques, s.d. [ 1921 ], 34 pp. Très rare exemplaire de cette conférence de Louis Massignon (1883-1982). Suite à la conférence de Massignon, un débat est ouvert avec divers intervenants, dont Mahmoud Bey Salem et M. Maksoudof. Etat très satisfaisant (couv. lég. frottée) Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        Die göttliche Komödie, 3 Bände komplett. Deutsch von O. Gildemeister, hg. von K. Toth. Farbenphantasie von Franz von Bayros. Erster Band: Hölle. Zweiter Band: Fegefeuer. Dritter Band Paradies. Deutsch-Italienisch. La Divina Commedia.

      Amalthea Verlag, Zürich und Leipzig 1921 - "kl.4°, O- Halbpergamenteinband. Pergamentrücken mit goldener Beschriftung, 4 unechte Bünde. Goldene Titelvignette. Kopfgoldschnitt. Lesebändchen. XLII + 428; 434; 443 Seiten. "Dieses Buch wurde auf Anregung von Bayros im Auftrag von .einmaligen numerierten . 1100 Exemplare. Dieses Exemplat trägt die Nummer: 255". Je ein Exlibris am Buchdeckel innen. Gute und saubere Exemplare." 0 S.

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung W. Neugebauer GmbH & Co.KG]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Erik Tonen Books]
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        The Meadow Folks Story Hour.

      New York. The Gregg Publishing Company. 1921. - First Edition with "First Printing" on the copyright page. With illustrations by Nell Hatt. A special signed presentation copy with an original drawing in color of a little girl."With best wishes to dear little Margaret from The Authoress Prudence Gruelle Brown Dec. 15-1923." on the front endpaper. On the front paste-down Prudence Gruelle has drawn a charming little blond girl with rosy cheeks and wearing a black hat and a red dress. Sitting down, she is holding a large book which is opened and has a ribbon woven through the boards which state: "This is Margaret's book." A lovely drawing with the signed presentation to Margaret as well. A good only copy in woven grey cloth which is very worn and flecked. The cloth is durable Gregg textbook stock with a darkened and flecked spine stamped brightly in black. The front boards have bright black stamping and a faded drawing of a child holding a fishing pole and a little basket. The hinges are very tight, revealing the sewn signatures. An unusual book with the author's personalized drawing and inscription. First Edition with "First Printing" on the copyright page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brainerd Phillipson Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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        Jewish Family at the table. Jüdische Familie am Tisch.

      1921.(). Drypoint. 5 3/4 in x 7 3/4 in (14.6 cm x 19.6 cm) .

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Le Chariot de terre cuite: D'après la pièce du Théatre Indien attribuée au Roi Soudraka.

      Paris: Piazza, 1921.(). Illustrated by Leon Carré. One of 910 numbered copies with 20 pochoirs by Carré. Carteret, IV, p. 60. Good in original wrappers, spine has some splitting and chipping, pages coming loose, original glassine wrapper present with numerous tears and missing pieces notably along spine; interior text and plates lovely and crisp.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Schreitender Tiger, den Kopf nach links gewendet.

      - Kaltnadelradierung, 1921, rechts unten signiert „Wilh. Kuhnert", links unten nummeriert „64-100" sowie mit dem Künstlerstempel (Schreitender Elefant), auf chamoisfarbenem Bütten. 14,3:17,8 cm, Blattgröße 28,8 x 36 cm.- Insgesamt gebräunt, recto Verfärbungen von Tesafilmspuren durch alte Folienmontage im Passepartoutauschnitt. Hirzel 75. – Prachtvoller, differenzierter, wunderbar gratiger Druck mit breitem Rand. Kuhnert, der als Maler, Illustrator und Autor tätig war, zählt zu den bedeutendsten deutschen Tiermalern seiner Zeit. Nach einem Studium 1883-1887 an der Kunstakademie in Berlin als Schüler von F. Bellermann (1814-1889) und P. Meyerheim (1842-1915) unternahm er von dort aus Reisen nach Ägypten, Ostafrika und Indien, um vor Ort Tier- und Landschaftsstudien zu betreiben. Er schuf ein umfangreiches graphisches Werk.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Resting Lion

      Germany: np, 1921. #52 of 100. No Binding. Fine. Kuhnert, Wilhelm. Wilhelm Kuhnert, who painted during the late 1800s and early 1900s, is considered one of the greatest animal painters ever. He produced a number of etchings, virtually all of which are highly sought after to this date. One of Kuhnert's largest images. # 52 of 100 etchings. Signed and numbered, no stamp. Ref. plate 83 page 128 in The Animal Art of Wilhelm Kuhnert. Image size 3 7/8 x 6 6/7 Plate size 4 1/4 x 7. Single mat. 12 3/8 x 14 3/4. Elaborate wooden gilt frame. 16 1/2 x 9. Additional postage required (especially for outside the US).

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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      LIBRERIA EDITRICE POPOLARE ITALIANA, MILANO 1921 - ITALIANO Prefazione di sua Eccell.Mons.Giovanni Cazzani e di Johannes Joergensen, pagine ingiallite attorno ai testi, con fioriture sparse e bordi non rifilati, legatura lenta, con tavole in nero fuori testo e piccole testatine, brossura editoriale illustrata con ritratto della Santa a firma di Giotto, con bruniture del tempo, fioritura e strappi al dorso

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        The circle. A comedy in three acts

      London: William Heineman, 1921. FIRST EDITION. including half-title. Original printed wrappers, brown lettering to covers and spine, with publisher's advertisements to verso of top wrapper and both sides of bottom wrapper; without the binder's leaf before the first blank. Small slip tipped onto verso of title, from the Samuel French company, regarding representation fees. First few gatherings slightly loose, else fine. First edition, first binding state. The Circle, with its heroine leaving her husband and running off with her lover, is considered by far to be Maugham's best play. Rothschild & Whiteman, V, 106; Stott, A24a; NCBEL, 4, 664.

      [Bookseller: B & L Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscript]
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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 ?uvre 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.".

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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        C. Sallustio Crispo - La guerra di Giugurta recata in italiano col testo a fronte ed annotata da Vincenzo D'Addozio

      G. C. Sansoni Edotore - Firenze, PRATO 1921 - Piccola biblioteca per la diffusione degli studi classici INTERLINGUE Tascabile degli anni '20 in stato discreto, coperta in cartoncino, bordo e punte consumati con strappetti, lacerazione sul dorso, fioritura sparsa, cerniera appena allentata, tagli leggermente bruniti con barbe, macchia su quello concavo, margine concavo di diverse pagine macchiato, presenza di marginalia. Fa parte della collana Piccola biblioteca per la diffusione degli studi classici. Nuova tiratura. Solo Tomo I. Lingue: Italiano, Latino a fronte.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        L'homme qui assassina.

      Paris, Cres, 1921. - circa 25 x 20 cm. 2 ff., 231 pp., 2 ff., with 47 compositions dessinees et gravees sur bois par Gerard Cochet Contemporary red morocco with green inlays and decorations, in a decorated leather jacket (original covers bound in) "Number 727 printed on "velin pur fil Lafuma" - here in a very elegant and sumptuous binding signed A. N. P. - Front cover with a star and half moon under ribands, like an order. Wrapper in red leather with green decorated papers on covers. - Half-title with a long and fully signed dedication by the author who confesses that he has never seen such a nice copy of his own book. " "- Just minor browning, original wrappers fine, crisp and very beautiful. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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      Valentine & Sons, Ltd., Dundee; London; Montreal 1921 - Attwell, Mabel Lucie. BUNTY AND THE BOO-BOOS. Dundee; London; Montreal: Valentine & Sons, Ltd., [1921]. First edition. 24mo - 4-5/16" x 5-9/16". Dark green paper covered boards with dark green lettering to upper board and spine, a color pictorial paste-on to upper board and with the slightest touches of wear and discoloration for a truly magnificent copy of the book. Green line drawing illustrated endpapers with the "This book belongs to." box not filled in and with light foxing to the front and back free endpapers. [52] pp. This is a sweet little story about a little girl, her dog and her doll and their collective adventures with the small, green, sprite-like fairies called the Boo-Boos. Illustrated by Attwell with fourteen full page color plates and numerous green line drawings of the various cast of characters from the story. Scattered and almost imperceptible foxing on a few text pages. The condition of the book is NEAR FINE. Only two copies located on OCLC/WorldCat. RARE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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      - Date : 1921 Dimensions : 91,5x128cm Imp : Wolfsberg, Zurich Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en très bon état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        Werksverzeichnis der Radierungen von 1968-1978. Band 2 Herausgegeben von der Galerie Stübler, Hofheim

      80 Blatt mit 24 Tafeln und zahlreichen kleinformatigen Abbildungen sowie einem Photoportrait. 8, gebundene Ausgabe, Dunkelgrüner Original-Ledereinband mit SIlberprägung. das Buch an den Kanten berieben, ansonsten sauber und frisch, Band zwei des Werkverzeichnises. Eines von 50 Exemplaren der Ausgabe B WV mit vier nummerierten und signierten Original-Radierungen, hier die Nummer 26/50. Mit Texten von Georg Hensel, Bernd Krimmel, Eberhard Schlotter und Hans Wollschläger. Eberhard Schlotter (* 3. Juni 1921 in Hildesheim - + 7. September 2014 in Altea) war ein bekannter deutscher Maler und Graphiker.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Catalogue of an Exhibition of Arab Portraits by Eric H Kennington With a Prefatory Note by TE Lawrence

      7 pages of introductory note, and three pages of catalogue. The whole made up to 16 pages with title page and advertisements for artist's materials and the like. Small square 4to. (c. 14.5 x 11.4 cm), original buff printed wrappers. London, Ernest Brown & Phillips, the Leicester Galleries. October,

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Le Problème Islamique. Conférence de M. Massignon [ Présidence de M. le général Malleterre - Séance du Lundi 9 Mai 1921. Comité National d'Etudes Sociales et Politiques ] [ Edition originale ]

      1 brochure in-8, Imprimerie d'Etudes Sociales et Politiques, s.d. [ 1921 ], 34 pp. Très rare exemplaire de cette conférence de Louis Massignon (1883-1982). Suite à la conférence de Massignon, un débat est ouvert avec divers intervenants, dont Mahmoud Bey Salem et M. Maksoudof. Etat très satisfaisant (couv. lég. frottée) Français

      [Bookseller: Librairie Du Cardinal]
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        The Army Quarterly Vol II No 1

      Edited by Major General G.P. Dawnay. First edition, 8vo., with the initial fourteen pages of advertisements and the subscription form loosely tipped in, original red wrappers, lettered in black, spine a trifle chafed. London, William Clowes & Sons, Ltd. April,

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      - Dirigido por . João Romano Torres & Cª Editores. Lisboa. 1921. 11 volumes de 24x17 cm. Com 854, 863-i, 892-iii, 984, 943, 976, 889-i, 958-i, 955-i, 1025-i e 694 págs. Encadernado. Obra de divulgação em que se tratam vários ramos da actividade e saber humanos, editada na primeira metade do século XX e publicada com o objectivo de disponibilizar às classes menos abastadas uma fonte de conhecimento criteriosa. Location/localizacao: 9-4-I-2

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        Moby Dick

      Dutton-Everyman's Library 1921 - A later printing from 1921 whereas the original edition is from 1907. Stamped and decorated red cloth binding with its original and scarce jacket. Small area of loss o the jacket's spine and some to the top of bottom of the spine as well. Three small chips to the top of jacket. Initials and date of 1921 on a preliminary page. #179 at the base of the spine and Everyman's Library listings on the rear panel. Scarce with the jacket and there are scant jackets for this title from this time period or earlier. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ink]
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        Los desastres de la guerra con Goya

      Hugo Schmidt Verlag 1921 - Los desastres de la guerra con Goya-Ed.Hugo Schmidt Verlag 1921-Ejemplar 349 de 500. Encuadernación en media piel y papel. Contiene 82 grabados. Con pequeños desperfectos en la esquina de las primeras hojas. Manchas de humedad. Medidas: 31,5 cm x 31,5 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antigüedades Argar]
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        Cruise of the Minnie Maud. Arctic Seas and Hudson Bay, 1910-11 and 1912-13. Compiled and translated by A. B. Reader.

      Arctic Exchange and Publishing, Quebec 1921 - xviii, 573 p. 24 cm. 75 b&w illustrations and 2 fold-out maps at rear, one by famed mariner Captain Bernier and the other by Alfred Tremblay assisted by A. D. Reader. Half maroon morocco and vellum-covered boards, stamped in gilt on the spine. All edges red. Repaired spine and corners. Repair to spine head slightly touches lettering. Scuff to vellum on front. Front pastedown has mark from removed label. Inscribed in a single hand on the recto of a frontispiece photograph to A. M. A. Bourgault by A. Tremblay and Capt. Bernier. Pages are neat and clean. Foreword by J. E. Bernier, Captain of the Minnie Maud, and preface by the translator. In addition to Tremblay's explorations and travels there is much Arctic lore, including a long chapter entitled "Historical Summary of Arctic and Polar Exploration." Eskimo vocabulary at rear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Attic Books (ABAC, ILAB)]
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        Works of Robert Louis Stevenson--Vailima Edition, 26 Volumes

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1921 - The collected works of Robert Louis Stevenson in 26 volumes, the "Vailima Edition," limited to 1030 sets in the United States, this being numbered 541. All volumes have bindings of blue buckrum with title on white pastedown on spine and deckled edges, are covered in original glassine wrappers, and are slipcased (except for Vol. 13, missing slipcase) ; also, 16 volumes are in original shipping boxes and the other 10 volumes are in brown publisher's wrap. All volumes are in very good condition; text blocks are clean and bindings are tight in all volumes, some volumes have uncut leaves and some have light wear to bottom and top edges; most glassine wrappers have small tears at edges. This beautiful edition contains Stevenson's writings from his most famous works such as "Treasure Island," "Kidnapped," "Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, more personal titles such as "Memories and Portraits" and his travel writings such as "An Inland Voyage" and "Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes." This set is a fine tribute to an author with a remarkable number of works and range of genres. Shipping may cost extra due to weight of item. Please call for more images. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Official History Of Australia In The 1914-1918 War. 12 Volume Set.

      Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1921 - 1942.. First Editions; Thick 8vo; var. pp. colour & b/w. plates, maps, appendices, indexes; original cloth to all volumes, gilt title on spine, pages edges browned and dusty, endpapers foxed, previous owners bookplate on front fixed endpaper of each volume, Volumes 1, 8, 12 are only fair condition, the other nine volumes range from good to very good. Most unusual to find a set of First Editions, given that the books were printed over a number of years and in many reprinted editions. Volume 5 is not only a first edition but the first part of the print run with the error relating to the comparative numbers of British and Australian reinforcements sent to France in the winter of 1917-18. By this mistake the diminished reinforcements sent by the British Government to France was made to appear much smaller than it actually was. The set has with it a letter dated 19th March 1937 explaining the mistake and providing two corrected pages. The letter is signed by C. E. W. Bean the Official Historian and author of six of the volumes.

      [Bookseller: Time Booksellers]
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        Gesammelte Werke in vier Bänden. 1.Bd.: Gedichte. Das Sinngedicht, Einleitung von Ricard Huch, 2.Bd.: Der grüne Heinrich, 3.Bd.: Die Leute von Seldwyla. Sieben Legenden. Erzählungen. 4.Bd.: Züricher Novellen.Martin Salander. Therese.

      (Bd.1): 797 (3) Seiten (Bd.2): 897 (1) Seiten (Bd.3): 785 (3) Seiten (Bd.4): 711 (2) Seiten 8, dunkelgrüne Original-Kalbslederbände mit dunkelrotem Lederrückenschild, goldgeprägten Rückentitel,u. reicher floraler Rückenvergoldung, Deckel mit zweifacher Fileten-Vergoldung, auf dem Vorderdeckel goldgeprägt. Signet (G.K.), Einbandentwurf E.R. Weiss, die Rücken ins Braune verfärbt, die Deckel gering lichtrandig, die Rückenschilder leicht berieben, Kopfgoldschnitt minimal angestaubt, insgesamt gutes Exemplar der Werkausgabe in der besseren Ausstattung in Kalbleder, im Format gegenüber der Ausgabe von 1921 etwas größer und mit neuer Zeichnung von E.R. Weiss, Sarkowski 895 A.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Signed letter from the American publisher of his book "Poems by Wilfred Owen."

      B. W. Heubsch, Inc, New York 1921 - A wonderful letter from publisher B. W. Huebsch to Mr. Joseph Cohen of U. of Texas discussing his decision to publish Wilfred Owen's book "Poems" in America (1921). In relevant part: "The book was brought to my attention in the course of its preparation for publication in London by Siegfried Sassoon and it was because of his relation to it, as editor and introducer as well as because of my admiration for the poems themselves, that i arranged with the London publishers for an American edition. In view of your need for a copy of my edition of the "Poems" (1921) I take pleasure in contributing the copy in my personal library." Signed B. W. Huebsch. Also included, and from the same collection, is a first American edition (the one published by Huebsch). Nothing ties that particular copy to this letter other than the fact that they were found together. Overall condition of the book is Fair, with much of the spine cracked (lacking the rare dust jacket), internal contents are generally in excellent condition. Fair. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, Inc. -- ABAA, ILAB]
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        ET L'AU DELA DE SUEZ (toute première édition de 1921) (dédicacé)

      LE FEU 1921 - Ouvrage de collection, l'un des rares édités en 1921, la première année de la parution, avant même que Brauquier n'obtienne le prix Catulle Mendes pour ce même ouvrage en 1923. Celui-ci est dédicacé par le jeune poète à son oncle Marius. 166 pages. Introuvable dans cette configuration. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        L?Habitation forcée.

      Paris, 1921 - Broché, couverture illustrée en vert et noir. 93pp, [3]pp. Tirage limité à 550 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 500 exemplaires sur vélin à la forme.Livre orné de 28 illustrations coloriées au pochoir par Jessie Marion King.L?histoire de Kipling fut publiée pour la première fois en 1909 dans Actions et réactions. Il s?agit ici de la première traduction française, par Louis Fabulet et Robert d?Humières.Ce livre, l?un des plus rares illustrés par cette illustratrice écossaise, témoigne de l?influence persistante de Beardsley et s?ancre dans le parfait style art-déco.In-fine, un feuillet des ?uvres déjà publiées par les éditions René Kieffer.Bon exemplaire tel que paru. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Gaëlle Cambon]
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        Nova phenix renascida. N.º 1, all published.

      Coimbra, Tip. F. França Amado, Successor, Julho de 1921. - Large 8°, original printed wrappers (very minor wear). Slight browning. Partially unopened; overall in very good condition. 32 pp. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION, a COMPLETE RUN. According to Fernando Guimarães, this review, along with others such as Ícaro, A Tradição, A Nossa Revista, Bysancio, Conímbriga, Tríptico, and Labareda, mix tendencies which were still strong in the 1920s, among them Decadence, Symbolism, Literary Nationalism, and Saudosismo. These were to unite with the Modernism of the generation of Orpheu, preparing the way for the appearance of Presença. Nova phenix was edited by Luís Vieira de Castro and published by Luís de Sousa e Vasconcelos. In an initial essay Manuel de Meneses (pp. 1-4) disparages authors such as Júlio Dantas, Antero de Figueiredo, Carlos Malheiro Dias, António Patrício, Sousa Pinto and Augusto de Castro, among others. In the same essay, Meneses affirms that the review proposes to analyze the state of Portuguese literature and contribute to its rehabilitation, stating that the review is not the organ of any coterie, and does not present any particular program. Four sonnets by João Cabral do Nascimento (pp. 5-8) are followed by an article on Russian ballet by Ernesto Gonçalves (pp. 9-16). There are two previously unpublished letters by Camilo Castelo Branco to José Cardoso Vieira de Castro (pp. 17-9), and Luís Vieira de Castro contributes a piece of short fiction titled "Espiritual" (pp. 20-5), as well as an essay "Ideias & factos, cronica: a melhor obra de Camillo" (pp. 29-31). Álvaro Manso de Souza provides three sonnets with the collective title "Poemas Orientais" (pp. 26-8). Finally, Manuel de Meneses contributes a brief resumé of the recent "Vida Literária e Artística" (pp. 31-2), which includes favorable mention of Eugénio de Castro, Fialho de Almeida, and Aquilino Ribeiro, as well as the painter Eduardo Viana. Ruy Coelho's opera Auto do Berço, performed at the Teatro São Carlos in Lisbon, was judged unsuccessful, though the composer's talent was considered admirable.*** Pires, Dicionário das revistas literárias portuguesas do século XX, pp. 219-20, correctly transcribing the title of this review; Dicionário da imprensa periódica literária portuguesa do século XX, I, 256-7, succumbing to the pedantry of the Porbase and Biblioteca Nacional cataloguers in calling this Nova fenix renascida. Clara Rocha, Revistas literárias do século XX em Portugal, pp. 368-9, 643. Carneiro da Silva, Jornais e revistas do Distrito de Coimbra. Serpa 851. Almeida Marques 1463. See also Fernando Guimarães, Simbolismo, modernismo e vanguardas (1982). Porbase locates copies at the Biblioteca Pública Municipal do Porto, Biblioteca Geral da Universidade de Coimbra, and Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. It is typical of this otherwise very useful resource's pedantic approach to cataloguing, that one gets no "hits" by searching "Nova phenix" - not even a cross reference; to find it, one must search under the newer, politically correct orthography, "Nova fenix". Not located in Copac. Not located in Hollis or Orbis. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Boy's Life of Edison

      New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1921. Octavo, original blue cloth, illustrated. With autobiographical notes by Thomas Edison. Boldly signed on the front free endpaper, "Thomas A. Edison Christmas 1930." In near fine condition. Second edition. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor who developed many devices including the motion picture camera, the phonograph and the electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and because of that, he is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.

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      - (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. COMUS by John Milton. NY & London: Doubleday and Heinemann. no date [1921]. 4to (7 3/4 x 10 1/4"), green cloth, top edge gilt, spine slightly dull else near Fine. 1st U.S. edition. Illustrated with 24 very beautiful tipped-in color plates with lettered guards, 37 line illustrations and pictorial endpapers. Some wonderful work by Rackham, one of his less common titles. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Il canzoniere. 1900-1921.Trieste, La Libreria Antica e Moderna, 1921.

      Trieste, La Libreria Antica e Moderna 1921 - Cm. 18, pp. 222 (10). Sulla carta preliminare bianca si trova applicato il foglietto di errata-corrige contenente cinque correzioni e una variante. Con firma di possesso di Umberto Saba (Trieste 23/02/1928) alla carta preliminare bianca. Asportazione di un lembo di carta bianca nella carta preliminare sopra la firma dell"A. verosimilmente effettuata per cassare il nome del destinatario della dedica. Segue in fondo alla pagina una diversa firma di possesso. Brossura orginale. Timbretto di catalogazione privata nella parte bassa della quarta di copertina. Trascurabili segni del tempo (senza mende) alla brossura, peraltro esemplare ben conservato. Questa celebre raccolta poetica è divisa in dieci sezioni: Poesie dell"adolescenza, 1900-1903; Voci dai luoghi e dalle cose, 1904-1905; Poesie fiorentine, 1905-1907; Versi militari ,1907-1908; Casa e campagna, 1909-1910; Trieste e una donna, 1910-1912; La serena disperazione 1912-1914; Poesie scritte durante la guerra (s.d.); Cose leggere e vaganti, 1920; L"amorosa spina, 1921. Rarissima prima edizione tirata in 500 esemplari non numerati (indicazione sul verso della pagina di titolo). Cfr. Gambetti-Vezzosi, 407. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammlung von 9 Broschüren.

      Verschiedene Orte, 1914-1921. - 8vo. Originalbroschuren. Beinhaltet folgende Schriften: 1) Karski, J. Das Rätesystem. Vortrag. Essen, Bezirks-Sekretariat der 'Kommunistischen Partei' für Rheinland-Westfalen, 1919. 2) Karski, J. Was ist Bolschewismus? Bezirks-Sekretariat der 'Kommunistischen Partei' für Rheinland-Westfalen, [1920]. 3) Palyi, Eduard. Der Kommunismus. Berlin, Brandus, 1919. 4) KPD. Das Zuchthausurteil gegen Karl Liebknecht. Wörtliche Wiedergabe der Prozeßakten, Urteile und Eingaben Liebknechts. Berlin, Verlag für Sozialpolitik, 1919. 5) Stieklow, Georg. Die Bakunistische Internationale nach dem Haager Kongreß. Stuttgart, Dietz Nachf., 1914. 6) Lange, Paul. Lohnarbeit u. Kapital während des Krieges. Leipzig, Leipziger Buchdruckerei, 1917. 7) Levi, Paul. Was ist das Verbrechen? Berlin, Seehof, 1921. 8) Kautsky, Karl. Ueberzeugung und Partei. Leipzig, Leipziger Buchdruckerei, 1916. 9) Adler, Friedrich. Die Erneuerung der Internationale. Aufsätze aus der Kriegszeit. Wien, Brand, 1918. - Die Umschläge teilweise etwas lädiert, in gutem Zustand.

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        Collection of original ink drawings for Songs from Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.

      [1921] 1921 - One gouache and watercolour painting and 39 ink and pencil drawings of varying sizes and formats. Watercolour and gouache banner (152 x 498 mm), featuring Alice and numerous other characters, signed by Folkard with initials in the lower right corner and mounted on grey card (542 x 190 mm; framed). Collection of original preliminary artworks by Charles Folkard for the songbook "Songs from Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass". First published in 1921 by A. & C. Black, London, the book featured Carroll's words put to music by Lucy Etheldred Broadwood and illustrated throughout by Folkard. This collection contains: 1. Watercolour and gouache banner (152 x 498 mm), featuring Alice and numerous other characters, signed by Folkard with initials in the lower right corner and mounted on grey card (542 x 190 mm; framed). 2. Tracing paper copy of the same banner 3. Title page design (205 x 155 mm) 4. Titles in italics (232 x 75 mm) 5. Titles in italics (231 x 120 mm) 6. Pictorial design for the half-title featuring Alice and other characters (257 x 190 mm) 7. Pictorial design for the half-title featuring Alice and other characters (205 x 135 mm; framed) 8. Decorative border featuring the Mad Hatter, the Easter Hare and other characters. (415 x 290 mm) 9. Decorative border featuring the Caterpillar, Bill the Lizard, and other characters. (389 x 263 mm) 10. Decorative border featuring the White Rabbit and the Queen of Hearts et. al. (522 x 380 mm) 11. Decorative border featuring Tweedledum and Tweedledee, et al. (535 x 375 mm) 12. Decorative boarder featuring Humpty Dumpty and Alice and the Sheep in a small row boat 13. Design for pictorial endpapers, featuring Alice and the Gryphon (239 x 216 mm) 14. Design for pictorial endpapers, featuring the Mock Turtle (273 x 216 mm) 15. Verso of title page, featuring the Dormouse (265 x 127 mm) Character designs: 16. Humpty Dumpty (220 x 190 mm) 17. Queen of Tarts (232 x 190 mm) 18. Alice together with the White and Red Queens (255 x 190 mm) 19. The Turtle (190 x 105 mm) 20. The Lobster, for "The Lobster-Qudrille" (190 x 120 mm) 21. Fish (190 x 110 mm). 22. Fish (190 x 130 mm) 23. Anteater (188 x 100 mm) 24. The Little Crocodile washing his tail (188 x 115 mm) 25. The Little Crocodile swimming (189 x 113 mm) 26. Playing cards painting roses (260 x 116 mm) 27. Dormouse in its pot (140 x 260 mm) 28. Old Father William (190 x 177 mm) 29. Moon and tea 188 x 172 mm 30. Dancing saltbox (203 x 186 mm) 31. Knave of Hearts with tarts (158 x 83 mm) 32. Spoons carrying bowl (180 x 75 mm) 33. "Drink me" bottle (162 x 131 mm) 34. Old man and sailor (103 x 65 mm) 35. Old man (67 x 60 mm) 36. Queen of Hearts (195 x 199 mm) 37. The Lion and the Unicorn boxing (framed) 38. The White Knight (c.170 x 105 mm; framed together with no.38) 39. Tweedledee and Tweedledum frightened by a crow (c. 170 x 100mm; framed together with no.37) 40. The White Rabbit (c.170 x 135 mm; framed) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Ööpäev (24 Hours) [Poetry collection]

      Loodus (Nature), Haapsalu 1921 - Estonian language. Octavo 17 x 24 cm. Weight 80 gr. Wrappers, 48 pp. The Book is in Near Fine condition without any visible defects, losses, remarks and stains. Little wrapped cover corners, back cover minor corner piece is lost, front cover minor cover piece is restored (pasted). Book was born out of a collaboration between writer and artist. They were both 20 years old in most beginning of a creative way when the book was published and met while studying in Higher Art School Pallas in Tartu. "Ööpäev" is Oengo's one of the first experiments in free verse poetry, but author preserved main aspects of his writing style - writing with simple genius about everyday life, all with verve and humour. Poems begin with prolog and talk about changing time of day - morning, midday, evening and night. Striking wood engraving book cover and five full-paged original woodcuts inside created by Estonian artist Aleksander Bergman (after 1940 Aleksander Vardi) (1901-1983), who is considered as the most outstanding Estonian impressionist. Work on this book's illustrations refers to artist's first years of study in Pallas when his wood- and linocut works showed the influence of Expressionism. Present scarce book is one of the few remained very interesting examples of this artist's creation period, because most of works made in the Pallas studio were destroyed during World War II. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      - [POTTER,BEATRIX]. THE PETER RABBIT BOX. Featured here are 3 books after Potter by Alma Hudson published by Cupples & Leon (1921) and a Peter Rabbit toy. Each book is 12mo (5 x 6 1/4"), boards, pictorial paste-on, Fine in dust wrappers, housed in their original box with color plate on top. Each book is illustrated in color after Potter by Richard Hudson. Titles include: PETER RABBIT IN MOTHER GOOSE LAND, PETER RABBIT AT THE CIRCUS and PETER RABBIT AND THE FAIRIES. ALONG WITH THE BOOKS IS A 6 INCH CELLULOID PETER RABBIT TOY! A wonderful and very scarce Potter item in excellent condition. Not in Quinby or Linder. [a] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The circle. A comedy in three acts

      London: William Heineman, 1921. FIRST EDITION. including half-title. Original printed wrappers, brown lettering to covers and spine, with publisher's advertisements to verso of top wrapper and both sides of bottom wrapper; without the binder's leaf before the first blank. Small slip tipped onto verso of title, from the Samuel French company, regarding representation fees. First few gatherings slightly loose, else fine. First edition, first binding state. The Circle, with its heroine leaving her husband and running off with her lover, is considered by far to be Maugham's best play. Rothschild & Whiteman, V, 106; Stott, A24a; NCBEL, 4, 664.

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        Corriere della Laguna - 1921

      Soc. An. Veneziana Industrie Grafiche - Venezia. ITALIANO 0,06 Due giornali degli anni '20 in buono stato, composti da un foglio piegato a metà, testata illustrata in rosso, su prima pagina talloncino incollato con nominativo, cancellato a penna, del destinatario della copia, altro nominativo manoscritto a penna, alcune bruniture, pochi segni d'usura, tagli con barbe, pagine ben conservate. Con inserzioni pubblicitarie in nero. N. 6 con bella illustrazione in b. e n. N. 6, 1 maggio, e N. 8, 15 maggio 1921, anno I, del periodico Corriere dellla Laguna, direttore Prof. Enrico Mele. USATO

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      - (STERRETT,VIRGINIA)illus. TANGLEWOOD TALES by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Philadelphia: Penn (1921). Large, thick 4to (9 x 11 1/4"), blue cloth, pictorial paste- on, 261p., FINE IN ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S BOX WITH COLOR PLATE ON COVER, and with original glassine as well. Box is slightly scuffed but VG+. First edition. 6 mythical tales from ancient Greece are illustrated by Sterrett with 10 truly magnificent color plates (with tissue guards), color pictorial title page, many lovely black & whites as well as yellow pictorial endpapers. Done when she was only 20 years of age, this was Sterrett's (Chicago born) second book. She is often referred to as the "female Kay Nielsen"! After completing Tanglewood Tales, Sterrett became seriously ill and was forced to stop illustrating for several years. This is a beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Renoir et ses amies [With Original Drypoint]

      H. Floury 1921 - Paris, 1921. 4to, half morocco over cloth, 273 pp. With an original drypoint "Jeunes Filles Fleurissant Leurs Chapeaux" facing page 226, in fine condition. Original lithographed cover, "Tete de Jeune Fille," bound in. An excellent copy with some light normal toning to contents and wear to corners of boards. Drypoint is fine with no notable flaws. A scarce illustrated title, with 95 additional illustrations, including twelve in color. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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