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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Berlin, 27. XI. 1921. - 1½ SS. Kl.-4to. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert. An den Verleger Hugo Radelli in Leipzig wegen der Reproduktion eines seiner Werke: "Antwortlich Ihres Briefes vom 24/11 ist mir nicht gegenwärtig, um welches Bild es sich handelt. Wollen Sie es mir genauer beschreiben oder mit ein paar Strichen skizziren, falls keine Photo[graphie] nach dem Bilde existirt. Erst wenn ich mich des in Frage stehenden Bildes erinnert habe, kann ich Ihnen mittheilen, ob u. unter welchen Bedingungen ich Ihnen das farbige Reproduktionsrecht . überlassen würde [.]". - Mit kleinen Einrissen; beiliegend ein eh. adressiertes Kuvert Liebermanns an Hermann Müller in Dresden.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Conte de Tsar Saltan et son Fils, le Glorieux et Puissant Prince Guidon Saltanovitch et de sa belle Princesse Cygne Mis en français par Claude Anet. Illustré et orné par Natalia Gontcharova

      Paris: Éditions à La Sirène, 1921. First Edition. Rare. Limited to 599 copies, this copy number 595 on Vélin de Rives. The Tale of Tsar Saltan, of His Son the Renowned and Mighty Bogatyr Prince Gvidon Saltanovich, and of the Beautiful Princess-Swan is an 1831 poem by Aleksandr Pushkin (1799-1837) published in a book of Russian fairy tales edited by Vladimir Dahl. Gontcharova, a noted Russian avant-garde artist, was particularly active as a set and costume designer, notably for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes along with her husband Mikhail Larionov (1881-1964); she also worked as a book illustrator. Both she and Larionov were leading figures in the dynamic Parisian émigré art world of the 1920s and beyond.. Quarto. Original publisher's boards with striking floral-motif design in reds on a purple ground in pochoir, twining floral-patterned endpapers in light brown and white on a light yellow ground. With 48 plates in pochoir on 24 leaves inclusive of title and colophon, including 10 full-page plates illustrating the tale, others incorporating text. With text in French. Unbound, uncut, and unopened. Binding slightly worn, especially at edges; corners bumped; edges slightly faded; joints splitting; remnants of dark purple ribbon tie to central outer edge of both upper and lower boards. Minor foxing to margins; some tissue guards creased. In very good condition overall.

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        Scientific Methods Of Investing And Trading In Stocks (1921)

      Graphic Record Corporation, New York, N. Y. 1921 - This is a Very scarce copy of this edition by this author. This is the real thing. Not a print on demand book. Published for the Services of their clientele by Stilwell, Leffler & Lowe. Members Consolidated Stock Exchange of New York. Blue cards stock with black lettering on the front cover. Covers are lightly soiled. Contents are clean, tight and bright. A small crease in the lower right corner of the front cover. Charts and graphs throughout. Collectible!!! [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Psychology of the Stock Market (1921 Edition) The Magazine Of Wall Street

      Mosher & WallaceBudlong Press Company, New York 1921 - Light blue boards with gilt lettering on the front cover. Very light edge wear and bumped corners. Book does have some underlining in pencil. Binding is solid. This book is based upon the belief that the movements of prices on the exchanges are dependent to a very large degree on the mental attitude of the investing and trading public. The book is intended chiefly as a practical help to the considerable part of the community which is interested , directly or indirectly , in the markets: but it is hoped that it may also have some scientific value as a preliminary discussion in a new field, where opportunities for further research are very great. This is a very RARE and SCARCE book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Buch der Träume. Mit signierten Original-Lithographien von Ludwig von Hofmann.

      Berlin, Erich Reiß Verlag, 1921. 63(3) Seiten, OPergamenteinband mit durchgezogenen Bünden, Druck auf Bütten, vergoldeter Deckel- und Rückentitel, Kopf-Goldschnitt, Lesebändchen. Vorliegend: Nr. 39 von 50 (Gesamt: 300) Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe mit 10 signierten ganzseitigen Original-Lithographien von Ludwig von Hofmann. Druck der Lithographien durch K. Schubert, Dresden. Auf dem Vorsatz ein altes Exlibris (Bibliothek Böckelmann) mit dem Monogramm \'S.F.\' (d.i. Sepp Frank) in der Platte. 13. Prospero-Druck. Rodenberg 463.13. Die Vorsätze und das Papier des Textes etwas stockfleckig, der Einband angeschmutzt und das Pergament leicht gebogen. Kleiner Einriß (0.5 cm) in der Rückenfalz. Insgesamt jedoch ein ordentliches Exemplar. With ten handsigned graphics by Hofmann. Limited for 50 copies. Versand D: 5,00 EUR limited, limitert, Originalgraphik, graphics, Pergament, signed, Signatur, Exlibris, Sepp Frank

      [Bookseller: AS - Antiquariat Schröter]
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        Robert Burns and Freemasonry

      Paisley: Alexander Gardner, [1921]. First edition. Hardcover. 115pp. Quarto [26 cm] Gray cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and a black ink stamped title on the front cover. Frontispiece illustration of Robert Burns, and nineteen full-page illustrations. Very good. The boards are concave, the extremities are bumped, and there are multiple ripples in the cloth on the covers. The book is very sturdy. An account of the poet Robert Burn's exaltation as a Freemason.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        ROTHENBURG/ob der Tauber., Blick auf das Rathaus, links Brunnen, rechts Altstadthaus mit zwei Uhren.

      Aquarell und Gouache von Vinzenz Marschall, um 1921, 18 x 27 cm. Vinzenz Marschall und sein älterer Bruder Josef schufen die originalen Vorlagen für die Farbpostkarten des Verlages Karl Alber. - Voll ausgeführtes Aquarell in kräftigen Farben und auf festem Aquarellkarton. Aquarell/Zeichnung, BAYERN, Franken

      [Bookseller: Buch- und Kunstantiquariat]
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        Poems

      Richmond, Hogarth Press 1921 - First edition. Stiff buff paper wrappers, decorated with a clover design in red on front cover, 350 copies printed. An excellent copy. Woolmer 12. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grogan]
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        Bibliothek der Kunstgeschichte. [88 Nummern in 84 Bänden - Alles Erschienene].

      Leipzig, Seemann, - 1921 - Kl.-8°. Meist 10 S. wissenschaftlicher Text u. 20 Bildertafeln. Jeder Band in marmorierten Künstlerhandpapier [japan. Krepppapier]. Komplette Reihe der Künstlerbücher von Seemann. In wunderbaren Künstlerhandpapier gebunden, mit Titelschildchen und Rückennummerierung. - Auswahl einiger Mitarbeiter: Heinrich Wölfflin, Hans Tietze, Max J. Friedlänger, Erwin Panofsky, Curt Glaser, August Grisebach, J. Strzygowsky, A. L. Mayer, Anny E. Popp, Hans Vollmer, Willi Wolfradt, Heinrich Glück, Ernst H. Buschbeck, August Luz, Emmy Wellesz, Leo Bruhns, Johannes Jahn, Paul Clemen u. v. a. - Siehe beiliegenden Verlagskatalog des E. A. Seemann Verlages von 1927 S. 5 ff. - Genaue Auflistung auf Anfrage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Lioness with Cubs ** Original Pencil Signed Ltd Edition Etching **

      Self, Germany 1921 - Fine Original pencil signed and numbered Wilhelm Kuhnert etching of African Lioness with Cubs. This is an artist proof from edition of 100;j20 of which on Japon Paper. Pictured on page 138 of The Animal Art of Wilhelm Kuhnert; Hirzel Catalog # 84, 1921. Matted, excellent condition; etching has been professionally clean and de-acidified. Matted size 14 3/4 X 16 inches; sight 8 1/4 X 10 Inches inches. Excellent condition. Presented by Nature's Reflections Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nature's Reflections]
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        Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates - Fiction, Fact & Fancy Concerning the Bucaneers & Marooners of the Spanish Main

      New York And London: Harper and Brothers Publishers. Very Good. 1921. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Signed, limited first edition, numbered 28 out of 50 copies printed on Japan vellum and housed in cloth slipcase. Signed by compiler, Merle Johnson, on limitation page. Beautifully illustrated with 36 plates, mostly reproductions of Pyle's illustrations, with two sketches by N. C. Wyeth. Custom grey cloth slipcase with light wear to front, but otherwise in very good condition. Original half white cloth boards with color illustration and title on front, and title gilt on spine. All edges deckled and some leaves are uncut. Light soiling to spine and back board. Light creasing to top right corner of front board. Light toning throughout endpapers and text block. Binding is tight. Includes mylar cover. Howard Pyle's work is well described in the forward written by Merle Johnson: "Pyle, artist-author, living in the latter half of the nineteenth century and of the first decade of the twentieth, had the fine faculty of transposing himself into any chosen period of history and making its people flesh and blood againÂ…it is improbable that anyone else will ever bring his combination of interest and talent to the depiction of these old-time pirates. " Pyle revolutionized American book illustration and provided inspiration to young illustrators throughout the twentieth century. Most of the artwork and stories were originally published with the Century Company and Harper's Magazine. Some stories included are "Buccaneers and Marooners of the Spanish Main," "Jack Ballister's Fortunes" and "Captain Scarfield." ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 247 pp; Signed by Compiler .

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        A.A. Milne pens about Dover Road and Pims , his plays which pooh-pooh romantic love

      Chelsea, UK, March 5, [1921]. 4.5" x 6". "Single page ALS, signed in full signature ""A.A. Milne"" and dated ""March 5th"" (circa 1921) . 4.5""x 6"" on stationary with letterhead of 11, Mallord Street, Chelsea, S.W.3. Tel Kensington 2074. Expected center fold. Near fine condition.A lovely Milne ALS referencing both the upcoming play produced from his book ""The Dover Road"", in addition to noting that another play he wrote, ""Pim"", is being translated into Italian. The Dover Road, originally on Broadway late in 1921, was recently revived by Close Quarter Productions, in association with Jermyn Street Theatre in New York. The premise of the play is fascinating: a rich and somewhat eccentric gentleman intercepts eloping couples, making them prisoners in his mansion for a week to determine whether they really are well suited for one another.Milne's letter also touches upon his other play, ""Mr. Pim Passes By"", another delightful comedy in classic Milne style, performed in 1919/1920. Once again he touches upon the complexities of relationships, and the hidden agendas and manipulations that can ensue. This delightful comedy tells of what happens in a very conventional English home when appealing little Mr. Pim, who has so much trouble with names, drops in one day on a small matter of business. The business is soon forgotten when Mr. Pim announces that the former husband of the lady of the house, thought to be deceased, is alive. Since the lady is married now, she is a bigamist. Her present husband, always a trifle pompous and tyrannical, is upset no end. Then Mr. Pim passes by again; this time he confesses that he confused two names and it is safe to assume that the lady's first husband is dead, as they originally believed. Without telling her husband, the lady uses the knowledge as a weapon not only to get what she wants in the house but to force her husband to permit his niece to marry the young artist who loves her.Milnes letter to Seligman (Vincent Seligman), references his two plays along with Milne's classic jocular, but lamenting comment ""None of my books has been translated into Italian, but the play Pim is about to be. If any Italian publisher wants the books he can go ahead; or rather let him step forward with a million lire in his hand.""Little did he know that in his not so distant future, and in just a few short years he would experience sky rocketing success as the author of the infamous Winnie The Pooh stories, and ultimately would see his novels translated into most every language imagined! "

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        Der Welt-Untergang [SIGNED]

      Carl Konegen, Vienna 1921 - Signed in pencil on title page, text page with lithographic vignette, and all but the 3rd plate. 98/150 colophon numbered by hand. Folio (19 1/2 x 14 1/4). (3) 12 plates. Original beige quarter cloth over boards with striking design and black lettering on cover. Illustrated lithographic title page. Striking example of Birnbaum's expressionistic work rendered in a series of 12 lithographic images depicting the apocalypse with a poetic introduction describing the struggle of human kind and the world beyond, accompanied by a vignette. Powerful sequence in Birnbaums distinct style. Printed under his supervision by the "Secession" Graphic Art Institute in Vienna on Japan paper. Signatures and titles in pencil underneath imagery. Text in German. Light wear along edges of portfolio and 4 inch tear at bottom of foredge flap, and crease in bottom flap. Most plates with light creasing in margins, not at all infringing on the imagery. Portfolio in very good, plates in very good to near fine condition. Uriel Birnbaum (1894-1956) was a self-taught Austrian Jewish painter, caricaturist and writer. Birnbaum illustrated a number of books, including books for Edgar Allan Poe and Lewis Carroll, and worked as an illustrator for the children's magazine "Der Regenbogen." He was awarded the literary Bauernfeld-Preis for his volume of sonnets "Gottes Krieg" in 1923. Due to his severe injury during W.W.I and his intermarriage he was protected from deportation but emigrated to the Netherlands in 1939. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1921 - 1921 Original Hardback Wisden, VG, Very Rare.

      1921. This lot is an 1921 Original Hardback Wisden. In Very Good+ Condition, a harder than people think book to find. This book is very nice, other than a mark to the bottom of the spine over the 1921 it is in sensational condition. No restoration. The boards are very nice and bright and mark free, the gilt is very bright, internally clean with great hinges, a couple of small cricket association stamps within but not in the way. Great Photoplate. Some wear to edge of page 196. A great price.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        Paludes

      Paris, NRF 1921 - 24x2x19.2 cm Edition tirée à 312 exemplaires, imprimés sur papier Vélin Lafuma de Navarre comprenant 6 lithographies originales de R. de le Fresnaye. Dans de parfaites conditions et partiellement non-coupé. Edition of 312 copies on Papier Velin Lafuma-Navarre including six original lithographes by R. De La Fresnaye.Perfect Conditions. Partially Uncut.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1921 - 1921 to 1934 Set of Wisdens Rebound with Covers,

      1921. Hi, This lot is a set of 14 rebound Wisdens all of them are rebound with covers. This Wisden set is in Good to Very Good condition. The boards are a bit of a mix but I have tried to make them as similar as possible so all are a reddish brown, all the books are in decent shape and a good but not mint set. Some notes are that the 1930 has a mark to the front cover, 1927 has a LCCC stamp to the bottom of the front cover, 1926 is a bit dark, 1923 a bit tatty and the 1925 has a cup mark to the cover. The 1932 may have a facsimile front cover , it feels facsimile but odd to see that in a rebind. They are all excellent internally all with photoplates, a great value for money set. 7/10s on average. Subject to availability I can swap any book inside this run or extend or slightly reduce the run for a different cost, please enquire for details.

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        Wendingen: The 4th Year, 3rd Issue (East Asiatic Art of the Collection "Petrucci")

      De Hoogebrug, Amsterdam 1921 - The 4th year, 3rd issue of this very high-quality art monthly published out of Amsterdam just after World War I. Wendingen: An Illustrated Magazine of the Arts of "Architectura et Amicitia". "This number is dedicated to the East-Asiatic Art of the collection "Petrucci" in Amsterdam, with accompanying text by Henri Borel, Dr. Karl With, Count Hermann Keyserling and A. Vecht". The text consists of Henri Borel's background of the collector Raphael Petrucci and 18 beautiful full-page gravures of the collection (with captions). This fragile folio volume has held up nicely: Solid and VG in its ribbon-tied decorative panels. Light wear along the spine and at the panel edges. Very small former owner name and date to the title page as well, otherwise very clean. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        Sea and Sardinia

      Thomas Seltzer 1921 - Green boards, yellow cloth spine. Soiling on top and on gutter of both front and rear cover. Edges bumped and bottom corner chipped of front cover. Rear bottom corner bumped. Fading on top of both covers; Spine faded on top. Book has a very slight bow. Crash showing at front endpapers. Name in pencil. Many pages still uncut. White DJ has many chips on edges and corners. Small chips out of spine. Tear from top of back cover and top of spine. In archival cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bearly Read Books]
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        Pervoe svidanie

      Alkonost, Peterburg 1921 - Original wrappers. A very good copy, hinges split. Contemporary inscription on title page. One of an edition of 3000 copies; a Berlin edition appeared the following year. "Of all this great writer's works, it remains the one whose artistic merit and value are unassailed. Some critics even place it among the finest achievements of twentieth-century Russian poetry.[it] can also be appreciated as a compendium of Bely's lifework in literature " Gerald Janacek, Introduction to his 1977 translation. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Monday or Tuesday

      NY: Harcourt, Brace, 1921. First American edition. Hardcover. Orig. green cloth spine, intact, bright printed paper spine label with patterned light brown boards. Very good in printed dust wrapper lacking half centimeter at head and 12 centimeters at lower half of spine and faint discoloration at front cover lower right hand corner.. 116 pages. 19 1/2 x 13 cm. One of 1500 copies. KIRKPATRICK A5b. Owner inscription, slight rubbing to lower extremities, interior contents clean.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Jésus-Christ rastaquouère

      - Collection Dada, S.l. (Paris) s.d. (1921), 16,5x23cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 1000 copie numerate, un pareggio con 10 cinesi e 50 filo puro. Libro illustrato di disegni di Georges Ribemont Dessaignes. Schiena piatta e leggermente e marginalmente superato senza gravità come di solito. Esemplare raro e bello. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 1000 exemplaires numérotés, seul tirage avec 10 Chine et 50 pur fil. Ouvrage illustré de dessins de Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes. Dos et plats très légèrement et marginalement passés sans gravité comme généralement. Rare et bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Fete Carnaval 1921

      Imp. Gandini, Nice 1921 - A rollicking cover illustration of a Pantagruel type astride a flamingo and a crowd of clowns and masqueraders below, perfecting evoking the joyful anarchy of Carnaval, and within, an eight panel panorama and program. Wraps are 27 by 19 cm, and the panels within are of slighly smaller dimension, with a total length, when stretched out, of 160 cm. Depicted on the panorama is a colorful parade of floats and various comical figures, with everything drawn with a deliberately crude, or naive, pen and brush that heightens the farcical flavor of the rendering. This panoramic brochure was issued as a souvenir for the Nice Carnaval, the pre-Lent celebration with roots in Nice going back to the Middle Ages and for which Nice had become famous, perhaps second only to the Carnaval of Venice, which in a number of ways Nice emulated. A parade to celebrate Carnaval was first done in 1873, and it is the parade that is the core of what is depicted here. It is unknown whether this program was issued for a particular event, or what seems more probable, as a more general souvenir. Scarce, with no copies of this edition of what was an annual located on OCLC, and only a few copies found of any edition (the 1898, 1899 and 1906 editions, one copy each: Bibliotheque Nationale; 1907 edition, two copies: Bayerische Staatsbibliotheque and the Deutsche Nationalbibliotheque). Wraps are soiled. Discrete tape repair running along the "joint". Endpapers and rear cover are filled with evocative ads. Several flattened creases, short closed tears and minor chips. The panorama itself is very well preserved with no significant issues. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        LA GUIRLANDE DES MOIS

      Meynial 1921 - 12cm x 8cm. Cream silk covers illustrated in black and gold with designs by Barbier. All edges gilt and decorative borders and chapter headings. A fine book, near fine dustwrapper and slipcase. Decorative endpapers, pictorial title page, six pochoir colour plates in Art Deco style. The fifth Barbier almanac, a note to the reader tells us that this will be the final volume in the series of almanacs. Guirlandes des Mois is a series of almanacs produced by Jules Maynial and illustrated by George Barbier, the delightful little books (five in total) were published annually between 1917 - 1921. Barbier was a keen book collector and his own collection included a series of seventeenth - early nineteenth century almanacs and it was this collection which inspired the design of the Guirlandes. The books contain an anthology of writings, bank pages for notes and a calendar. The illustrations are beautifully delicate, with covers, dustwrappers and box all containing different drawings. Beginning in the war years many of the illustrations reflect the times, with images of soldiers on leave wooing elegant young women. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Conte de Tsar Saltan et son Fils, le Glorieux et Puissant Prince Guidon Saltanovitch et de sa belle Princesse Cygne Mis en français par Claude Anet. Illustré et orné par Natalia Gontcharova

      Éditions à La Sirène, Paris 1921 - Quarto. Original publisher's boards with striking floral-motif design in reds on a purple ground in pochoir, twining floral-patterned endpapers in light brown and white on a light yellow ground. With 48 plates in pochoir on 24 leaves inclusive of title and colophon, including 10 full-page plates illustrating the tale, others incorporating text. With text in French. Unbound, uncut, and unopened. Binding slightly worn, especially at edges; corners bumped; edges slightly faded; joints splitting; remnants of dark purple ribbon tie to central outer edge of both upper and lower boards. Minor foxing to margins; some tissue guards creased. In very good condition overall. First Edition. Rare. Limited to 599 copies, this copy number 595 on Vélin de Rives.The Tale of Tsar Saltan, of His Son the Renowned and Mighty Bogatyr Prince Gvidon Saltanovich, and of the Beautiful Princess-Swan is an 1831 poem by Aleksandr Pushkin (1799-1837) published in a book of Russian fairy tales edited by Vladimir Dahl.Gontcharova, a noted Russian avant-garde artist, was particularly active as a set and costume designer, notably for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes along with her husband Mikhail Larionov (1881-1964); she also worked as a book illustrator. Both she and Larionov were leading figures in the dynamic Parisian émigré art world of the 1920s and beyond. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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        The Works of Francis Rabelais

      London: Navarre Society, 1921. Two volumes in scarlet calf, gilt lettered and decorated on spine with green leather title labels. Bound by Bayntun of Bath. Gilt edges and dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated throughout by W. Heath Robinson. Original edition done in folio in 1904. Beautiful production. Edgewear only. . 1st Thus. Leather. Near Fine. Illus. by W. Heath Robinson. 8vo.

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        Comus ( Limited Edition Signed By Rackham)

      William Heinemann, London 1921 - Xviii, 76 Pp. + Tissue-Guarded Color Plates By Rackham. Parchment Spine, Gilt, Paper-Covered Boards, Gilt, Illustrated Blue Endpapers. One Of 550 Copies Of The Limited Edition, Uk Issue With Heinemann On Spine, Signed By Rackham On The Limitation Page. Undated But 1921. Spine And Cover Gilt Bright, Wear To Parchment Spine And Paper Covered Boards, Some Fraying To Paper Right On Edges Of Boards Mainly Along Bottom Edge, And Tiny Fray At Top Of Rear Spine Edge. Hinges Tight, No Names Or Marks Or Bookplates Or Stains, No Foxing. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        The Book of Ser Marco Polo the Venetian Concerning the Kingdoms and Marvels of the East, 3 volumes

      John Murray 1921 - B00CPX03EI B00CPX03EI Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Cloth. Third edition, revised. 2 volumes, with 3rd volume of notes and addenda by Henri Cordier. Good set, edge wear, complete.

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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        OF ALL THINGS.

      Henry Holt and Co.,, New York: 1921 - First edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. INSCRIBED, DATED AND SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. "For Billie Allen / in memory of many / happy hours on the / shore of Lake Como / Robert C. Benchley / Dec 20, 1921." Light soiling and cloth edges slightly rubbed, otherwise near fine. Lacking dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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        Doctor Donne and Gargantua; First Canto. With a Drawing by Wyndham Lewis

      London: Favil Press, 1921. First edition. Wraps. Some chipping to spine, discreet library blindstamps internally, and some remnants of glue to the inside front wrapper where a bookplate was once affixed, good.. Lewis, Wyndham. 12mo, 14pp; original marbled wrappers with printed label, saddle-stitched, One of a stated 101 copies, numbered and signed by Sitwell,of which 20 were for his own private use. This was Sitwell's second book and features a excellent frontispiece print by Wyndham Lewis.

      [Bookseller: Locus Solus Rare Books]
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        DEVIL STORIES: AN ANTHOLOGY .

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1921 - Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] ix-xix [xx] 1-332, original decorated red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, running Borzoi stamped in black on rear panel. First edition, variant (probably later) binding. Collects twenty stories by Niccolo Machiavelli, Washington Irving, Wilhelm Hauff, Nikolai Gogol, William Makepeace Thackeray, Charles Baudelaire, and others. An important early collection of Devil stories, including a number of obscure European tales. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1419. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 2-48. Bleiler (1978), p. 171. Reginald 12535. A nearly fine copy in nearly fine printed dust jacket. The jacket is rare in this condition. (#150996) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Conte de Tsar Saltan et son Fils, le Glorieux et Puissant Prince Guidon Saltanovitch et de sa belle Princesse Cygne Mis en français par Claude Anet. Illustré et orné par Natalia Gontcharova

      Paris: Éditions à La Sirène, 1921. First Edition. Rare. Limited to 599 copies, this copy number 595 on Vélin de Rives. The Tale of Tsar Saltan, of His Son the Renowned and Mighty Bogatyr Prince Gvidon Saltanovich, and of the Beautiful Princess-Swan is an 1831 poem by Aleksandr Pushkin (1799-1837) published in a book of Russian fairy tales edited by Vladimir Dahl. Gontcharova, a noted Russian avant-garde artist, was particularly active as a set and costume designer, notably for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes along with her husband Mikhail Larionov (1881-1964); she also worked as a book illustrator. Both she and Larionov were leading figures in the dynamic Parisian emigre art world of the 1920s and beyond.. Quarto. Original publisher's boards with striking floral-motif design in reds on a purple ground in pochoir, twining floral-patterned endpapers in light brown and white on a light yellow ground. With 48 plates in pochoir on 24 leaves inclusive of title and colophon, including 10 full-page plates illustrating the tale, others incorporating text. With text in French. Unbound, uncut, and unopened. Binding slightly worn, especially at edges; corners bumped; edges slightly faded; joints splitting; remnants of dark purple ribbon tie to central outer edge of both upper and lower boards. Minor foxing to margins; some tissue guards creased. In very good condition overall.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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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. * [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        TWELVE EXTRA ILLUSTRATIONS TO THE PICKWICK PAPERS

      Leamington Spa and Birmingham: Arthur W. Waters (and) Holland Bros. 1921. Original sheets carefully bound into library buckram with individual cloth mountings for each sheet. 12 hand-colored plates cover page and one other sheet detailing the chapters that the illustrations relate to. A lovely set of the De Luxe hand-colored versions of these twelve extra plates to Dickins' Pickwick Papers, 1921 edition. Exceedingly uncommon ,especially the hand-colored edition. Carefully mounted in a library buckram binding with minimal markings. VG, One minor edge repair to the printed information sheet, and REFERENCE stamped in large black letters on verso of last sheet, not bleeding through to image.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc.]
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        The investor's pocket manual.

      New York: The Financial Press, 1921. 16mo (15.5 cm, 6.1"). 272 pp. Vol. XIII, no. 4 (May, 1921) of a monthly publication offering "current statistics, records and high and low prices of stocks and bonds of railroad, industrial, and mining corporations, also grain, cotton, coffee and provisions." The publisher advertised in contemporary magazines that copies of this "real help to investors" would be "furnished FREE by any investment house . . . on request," and the front wrapper of the present example identifies it as coming from Kurtz Brothers Bankers and Brokers at 1421 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. There is a great deal here on the structure and value of many, many individual companies.    => These ephemeral guidebooks are not widely institutionally held in the U.S., although a different, quarterly publication of the same title (published by E.A. Pierce & Co.) appears to be somewhat more common. Publisher's printed yellow paper wrappers; creased and lightly soiled, with inked date on spine and pencilled annotations on back wrapper. Text block just starting to pull away from wrappers. Pages age-toned; three leaves separated. => A useful snapshot of the American economy in the spring of 1921.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        Munktpunke Dionysos--Groteske Liebesgedichte von Alfred Richard Meyer

      Berlin: Fritz Gurlitt. Very Good. 1921. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. Green pastepaper binding, lettered in black with silver cardboard slipcase. Book and slipcase are rubbed on edges. Black imprint on slipcase is lightly faded. Previous owner made custom clamshell box for both book and slipcase and inserted a spacer into publishers slipcase. From the first edition, number 21 of 100 copies, of "Meyer's Grotesque Love Poems", containing six signed lithographs by Grosz. The text of Meyer's poems were lettered directly on the lithograph stone by Wilhelm Redlin and signed by Meyer on the colophon. George Grosz was an influential German artist known for caricatural drawings and paintings and was a prominent member of the Berlin Dada and New Objectivity group during the Weimar Republic. Grosz fled his homeland in 1933 and emigrated to the United States becoming a naturalized citizen in 1938. One of Grosz' rarest items with one copy recorded in OCLC as of April 2017. ; Lithograph; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author & Illustrator .

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Funfzig Zeichnungen; Pastelle und Aquarelle Aus Dem Besitz Der Nationalgalerie.

      Berlin - Julius Bard 1921 - 50 pastels and watercolours by the German artist Adolph Menzel, printed in Berlin under the Weimar Republic. Adolph Menzel was one of the most popular and significant 19th century German artists. His work was mostly produced and exhibited in Germany, and was there acquired quickly by national galleries. This in part accounts for his prominence and popularity within Germany. By the early 20th century he held a significant place within German culture. This book was produced in 1921, when the young Weimar Republic was about to enter a period of damaging hyperinflation, and faced many other threats to its stability besides. Moreover, the identity crisis in Germany following her defeat in the first world war was profound. One can see this work in that context, representing abeautiful artisticrelic of Germany's cultural florescence in the previous century. This is number 266 of 400 copies numbered by hand. Collated: completeCondition: In quarter vellum with paper covered boards. Externally sound with a little wear to the extremities and some marking to the spine. Internally clean and bright and firmly bound. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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