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        En marge des vieux livres. Contes, Illustres par M. Lalau, 2 volumes, Paris, Boivin, 1921-1924.

      Gebonden in 2 half marokijnen banden met rugversiering (met behoud van origineel omslag), 286+296 pag. Genummerd exemplaar (859) van de oplage van 1250 op verge pur fil lafuma. Fraaie set.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        Korakou a Prehistoric Settlement near Corinth.

      Boston and New York Published by The American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Printed by The Rumford Press Concord, New Hampshire Color Plates by Gatchel and Manning, Philadelphia. 1921 - 9 1/8 inches x 12 1/8 in., half-title; title-page with device; publication grant page; contents; list of plates; list of figures. xv, 139 pp., including appendices, index; illustrated with 135 figures (either black & white photographs or drawings) and 7 plates of water colors or drawings of various Helladic periods pottery by E. Gillieron, Jr. (5 are in color), and a fold-out plan of the excavations site by W. B. Dinsmoor & Dr. A. K. Orlandos. The seven plates show some tan spotting to the front margins. Light brown paper over boards with printed paper title labels on the spine and front cover. The spine ends show wear, chipping away of the paper to the upper spine, some wear to the cover edges. This is a very fragile type of binding. This copy belonged to Cleveland, Ohio based book collector, William G. Mather (1857-1951), with his bookplate on the front paste-down endpaper; he was associated with the Cleveland Museum of Art. Scarce book. Weight: 2 1/2 lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Quarante Clichés-Glace, tirés sur les plaques provenant de la collection de M. Cuvelier

      Paris: Maurice Le Garrec, 1921. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Two letterpress bifolia: half-title and title, and 'Avertissement' and table. 40 cliché verre prints, originally 1854-1904, on smooth wove paper, each print with the stamp of Sagot-Le Garrec (L. 1766a), and numbered 44/150 in pencil on the reverse, the full sheets as published, hinged at the upper reverse corners, in mounts stamped with the plate numbers. 481 x 394 mm overall, plate sizes vary. Loose in original cloth-board portfolio, gilt-lettered on front. Some staining to text leaves, plates in fine condition. LIMITED EDITION, number 44 of 150 sets. A superb collection by the Parisian art dealer and publisher Maurice Le Garrec reprinting cliché verre plates from Corot, the master of the technique, Daubigny, Delacrois, Millet, and Rousseau, all masters of the Romantic and Barbizon schools. Though they are reproduced in black rather than the characteristic brown inks of the 19th-century impressions, the scarce portfolio increased public awareness of the printmaking process. See Alain Paviot, Le cliché-verre. Corot, Delacroix, Millet, Rousseau, Daubigny, Paris 1995, pp. 9-14. Comprising: J. B. C. Corot (19): La Petite Soeur; Le Petit Cavalier sous Bois; Le Songeur; La Jeune Fille et la Mort; Le Grand Cavalier sous Bois; Le Petit Berger, 1ere planche; Le Petit Berger, 2me planche; Le Jardin de Péricles ; L'Allée des Peintres; Griffonnage; Le Grand Bucheron; La Tour d'Henri VIII; Souvenir d'Ostie; Les Jardins d'Horage; Jeune Mère a l'Entrée d'un Bois; Les Arbres dans la Montagne; Un Déjeuner dans la Clairiére; La Ronde Gauloise; Souvenir du Bas-Brau (L.D. 41-3, 45-6, 49-50, 52-60, 65-6, 73).  C. Daubigny (16): Le Marais aux Canards; Les Cerfs; Sentier dans les Blés; Le Pont; Le Ruisseau dans la Clairière; Le Grand Parc à Moutons; Le Gu; La Rentrée du Troupeau; La Gardeuse de Chèvres; La Fenaison; L'Ane au Pré; Effet de Nuit; Le Bouquet d'Aunes; Vaches a l'Abreuvoir; La Machine Hydraulique; Vaches sous Bois (L.D. 133-147, 149); E. Delacroix (1): Tigre en Art (L.D. 131); J. Millet (2): La Préaution Maternelle; Femme vidant un Sceau (L.D. 27-8); Th. Rousseau (2): Le Cerisier de la Plante à Biau; La Plaine de la Plante à Biau (L.D. 5-6).

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        Monday or Tuesday.

      Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, Richmond., 1921. First edition. Octavo. 91 pages. Four woodcuts by Vanessa Bell. Cloth-backed boards also designed by Vanessa Bell. 1000 copies printed. Single page of publishers' adverts at rear.There is, as usual, some offsetting from the woodcuts onto the facing pages. Free endpapers tanned. Covers rubbed at the edges. Very good bright copy.

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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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        BUCHEINBÄNDE AUS DEM XIV - XIX JAHRHUNDERT IN DER LANDESBIBLIOTHEK ZU DARMSTADT.

      Leipzig: Karl W. Hiersemann, 1921. thick folio. cloth, leather spine label. 41 pages followed by 100 full-page plates. S-K 989. Illustrations, mostly in color, of 162 bindings on 100 plates. A magnificent folio describing the bindings in this library. With explanations of the plates at the beginning. Some spotting of covers. With the Randeria bookplate.

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        The Jungle Book [and] The Second Jungle Book.

      Macmillan, London., 1921. Reprints in the Pocket Kipling series, de luxe issue in full limp red calf with gilt decoration to spines. Small octavo. Two volumes: pp viii, 276; [viii], 299. Illustration in first volume by J. Lockwood Kipling, W.H. Drake and P. Frenzeny and in the second volume by J. Lockwood Kipling alone. J. Lockwood Kipling was Rudyard's father.Laid in is a short Autograph Letter Signed by Rudyard Kipling and dated Tisbury, Jan. 31. 1911: about twenty words to a Miss Bell, ''Your flowers have just come in and shall be placed on his grave as you desire...'' The reference is to the burial of J. Lockwood Kipling who had died on 26th January; he and his wife are buried at the Church of St John the Baptist in Tisbury.Letter: folded; near fine. Books: pencilled ownership initials (''E.F.C.B.'') on each front free endpaper; a near-fine set.

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        Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand / Ein Roman. Nachgelassenes Bruchstück.

       Mchn., Rupprechtspresse im Auftrag von Walther Hirth 1921. 4°. 115 (1) S. OHLdr. Auf 5 Bünden m. Rückensch. In sehr gutem ZustandRodenberg 131,15; W.-G.² 14 - Eines v. 205 num. Expl., die mit der Hand auf Zanders-Bütten unter Leitung von Ehmcke gedruckt wurden. Gedr. als 15. Buch der Rupprechtspresse in München. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Literatur, Pressendrucke, Kunst

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Konvolut von 4 Büchern.

      1921-22. 1921 - Sammlung von 4 frühen Egon Schiele-Monographien (alle in EA u. davon 3 nummerierte Vorzugsausgaben), herausgegeben bzw. unter Mitarbeit des österreichischen Kunstschriftstellers und Essayisten Arthur Roessler (1877-1955). Als Redakteur verschiedener Kunstzeitschriften und als Kunstkritiker der Arbeiter-Zeitung erkannte er die Bedeutung junger Talente. Seine wichtigste Entdeckung war 1909 der erst 19-jährige Egon Schiele, der von Roessler in die Künstler- und Sammlerkreise der Stadt eingeführt wurde und dadurch seine ersten Aufträge erhielt. Roesslers eigene Kunstsammlung bildete später den Grundstock der bedeutenden Schiele-Bestände des Wien Museums. - Enthält: 1 - KARPFEN, Fritz (Hg.). Das Egon Schiele Buch. (Wien, Wr. Graphische Werkstätte 1921). 8°. 106(4) S. Mit 1 mont., photogr. Portr. als Front. u. 62 Abb. auf Tafeln. Grüner OHalblederbd. m. schwarzgepr. Rü.- u. Deckeltitel. Rü. geblichen u. an den Kapitalen leicht berieben, Einbd. lichtrd. u. geringf. berieben. - Nr. 137 einer einmaligen Ausgabe von 1000 nummerierten Exemplaren. / 2 - ROESSLER, Arthur (Hg.). Briefe und Prosa von Egon Schiele. Wien, Richard Lanyi 1921. 8°. XII S., Ss.(13)-199, 3 Bll. Mit photogr. Front. OHalbpergamin m. schwarzem Überzugspapier u. goldgepr. Rü.- u. Deckeltitel. Goldauflage am Rü. größtentls. abgelöst, Einbd. m. Stellspuren. - Nr. 90 von 100 Exemplaren einer Vorzugsausgabe auf Japan-Dokumentpapier gedruckt, handschriftlich nummeriert u. vom Herausgeber im Impressum signiert. / 3 - ROESSLER, Arthur (Hg.). In Memoriam Egon Schiele. Mit Beiträgen von Otto Benesch, F. Th. Csokor, Dr. Max Eisler, P. Gütersloh, E. Kapralik, Kurt Rathe, Erwin Rieger, Paul Stefan u. Hans Tietze. Wien, Richard Lanyi 1921. 8°. 57(1) S. Mit 1 mont., photogr. Front. OHPergaminbd. Ausstattung u. Zustand wie 2. - Nr. 29 von 100 Exemplaren einer Vorzugsausgabe auf Japan-Dokumentpapier gedruckt, handschriftlich nummeriert u. vom Herausgeber im Impressum signiert. / 4 - ROESSLER, Arthur (Hg.). Egon Schiele im Gefängnis. Aufzeichnungen und Zeichnungen. Wien u. Leipzig, Carl Konegen (1922). - Mit zahlreichen Zeitungsartikeln in Beilage. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        OBERAMMERGAU., "Oberammergau am Hauptplatz", rechts der Gasthof zur Alten Post und das Sport- & Kaufhaus Hermann Rutz.

      Aquarell von Vinzenz Marschall, sign. und dat. 1921, 18 x 27,5 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. Dabei: Die originale Künstlerpostkarte. Aquarell/Zeichnung, BAYERN, Oberbayern

      [Bookseller: Buch- und Kunstantiquariat]
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        A photo signed by the Duchess mounted with a greetings card from the Duke signed and an unsigned photo of the couple (1894-1972, King of Great Britain, Later the Duke of Windsor) & the Duchess of WINDSOR (Wallis Simpson, 1896-1986, his wife)

      1921 - she has boldly signed underneath a photograph of the United Services Canteen in the Bahamas, 5" x 4", no date, and he has signed a printed Christmas greeting, 4½" x 3" [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Schoolgirls of Vienna Packing Rations from England and America for the Little Children.

      Wien, School for Arts and Crafts, 1921. OPlakat (Lithographie), in 7 Farben [55 x 88,5 cm]. Eines der schönsten Plakate der Cizek-Schule für den amerikanischen Raum konzipiert, daher auch die Beschriftung in Englisch. Provinienz aus der Sammlung Anger. Rest von Klebespuren an den äußeren Bildrändern, farbenfrisches, schönes, dekoratives Plakat. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kunst; Plakate

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Die gebatikte Schusterpastete.

      Berlin - Wilmersdorf, R. Meyer 1921 - 13 x 18,5 cm, 19 S., Or - Umschlag (etwas läd.) und Titelseite mit Ill. von Rudolf Schlichter, Umschlag und Seiten gebräunt, Bindung lose, auf Umschlag von J. Ringenatz eigenhändig signiert, [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat A. Wempe]
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        Extra. El Boletin De "Menudencias" -- Horripilante Asesinato Cometido Por Un Sexagenario En El Puerto De Veracruz, Conspiracion Militar En Plena Capital, Aparecen Revolucionarios En La Frontera Del Norte

      Mexico: Blas Vanegas Arroyo. Good. 1921. Broadside. Broadside on newsprint measuring 23.5" tall by 16" wide. On recto three headlines are in bold red ink with illustration and articles in black ink, blank on verso. Broadside was at one time folded in half and has moderate toning at fold and to all edges, light fading to text near top edge, light foxing affecting content, evidence of bookworm damage at three locations, two of which affect content, previous owner has used clear tape to secure bookworm damage at bottom edge, and light soiling on verso. This broadside was issued by "El Boletín De Menudencias" on 1-10-21 advertising a gruesome murder in Veracruz, a military conspiracy in the heart of the capital and the appearance of revolutionaries on the northern border. ; B&W Illustrations; 1 pp .

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        Extra. El Boletin De "Menudencias" -- Horripilante Asesinato Cometido Por Un Sexagenario En El Puerto De Veracruz, Conspiracion Militar En Plena Capital, Aparecen Revolucionarios En La Frontera Del Norte

      Blas Vanegas Arroyo, Mexico 1921 - Broadside on newsprint measuring 23.5" tall by 16" wide. On recto three headlines are in bold red ink with illustration and articles in black ink, blank on verso. Broadside was at one time folded in half and has moderate toning at fold and to all edges, light fading to text near top edge, light foxing affecting content, evidence of bookworm damage at three locations, two of which affect content, previous owner has used clear tape to secure bookworm damage at bottom edge, and light soiling on verso. This broadside was issued by "El Boletín De Menudencias" on 1-10-21 advertising a gruesome murder in Veracruz, a military conspiracy in the heart of the capital and the appearance of revolutionaries on the northern border. ; B&W Illustrations; 1 pp

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Faune malacologique terrestre et fluviale dans les Îles Mascareignes

      Angers, Gaultier et Thébert, Mars 1921, in-8, II pp, 495 pp, dont 13 planches, , Ouvrage publié lors de la Mission Zoologique sous la direction de Paul Carié. Index in fine et 13 belles planches, soit : 1 planche lithographiée en couleurs et 5 planches de reproductions photographiques en noir à double page et 7 simples. Exemplaire non coupé. Cachet bibliothèque faculté catholique de Paris annulé. Couverture défraîchie, étiquette en pied du dos.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Pflanzen-Teratologie systematisch geordnet (3 Bände KOMPLETT)

      Gebrüder Bornträger; 1921. 2., stark vermehrte Auflage, 283/ 548/ 624 Seiten; gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 3 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        A Jewish Chaplain in France

      New York: Macmillan Company. 1921. First. First edition. Forward by Cyrus Adler. Endpapers slightly age-toned, else fine in near fine dustwrapper with a little shallow loss at the crown. Nicely Inscribed by the author: "with kindest memories of our work together in the YMHA. Lee J. Levinger 9/25/22." A Rabbi serving with American troops in France in WWI. Scarce in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Autograph signature.

      No place, 14. VI. 1921. - 1 p. 155:211 mm. A rare bold black ink signature by Xu Shichang as President, in Chinese characters, to an oblong 4to page removed from an album. To the head, above the President s signature, and written in another hand, in French "His Excellence, Shu Shi Chang, President of the Republic of China, 14th June 1921". To the right border of the document, written in another hand, in Chinese characters, "President Chu, Republic of China", and "8th June, year 10". - The Republic of China was established in 1912, corresponding the year 10 of the Republic of China to 1921. - Overall age wear and light foxing, with small tear to the fold.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        "Fore!"

      1921. 1 vols. Pen and black ink, initialled "W.M.R." dated May 2 1921 and inscribed "Oh! you Pinehurst"; 13-3/4 x 9". The drawing depicts a 1920s golfer clutching his ball and clubs; it is highly probable that this is a caricature of a Pinehurst (North Carolina) Golf Club figure. 1 vols. Pen and black ink, initialled "W.M.R." dated May 2 1921 and inscribed "Oh! you Pinehurst"; 13-3/4 x 9" Amusing Golfing Drawing.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Archiv für Buchgewerbe und Graphik. (16 Hefte der Jahre 1921 - 1942 in 14 Heften).

      4, jew. ca. 60 - tlw. 100 S. (die Kriegsnummern ca. 40 S.), zahlr. Abb., Kunstbeilagen, Anzeigen, Brosch., Rücken gebrochen (tlw. mit Verlusten an den Kapitalen), Umschläge tlw. gebräunt (einige stockfl.), innen allg. gute Ex. Vorhanden die Nr. 1/2 (Offenbacher Sonderheft), 5/6 (Schrift als Kunstform) / 1921, 9 / 1929, 4, 8 / 1931, 1 / 1934, 7 / 1934, 12 / 1936, 1 / 1937, 10 / 1937, 1, 12 / 1938, 4 / 1941 sowie 2 / 1942. Mit montierten dekoraiven Beilagen.

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        The book of Jack London

      The Century Co, New York 1921 - First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. xvi, 422, [3]; viii, 414; 43 illustrations on 32 plates, 2 other full-p. illustrations in the text; original green cloth, spines faded, front hinge of vol. II cracked; a good set. Ostensibly Charmian's own copy, with her bookplate in each volume, and with a 1932 inscription from her in each volume to B. J. Hart "with best wishes from the author, Charmian London." Also, with her tipped in signature on the front free flyleaf, a long autograph postcard from her mounted to the front pastedown regarding "this frightful disaster that has overtaken the South," etc., 2 printed poems of Jack London's pasted in on preliminaries, and a typed note signed by Charmian pasted to the rear pastedown in vol. II to Woodruff Book Store in Los Angeles asking for a 10% discount on London's The Valley of the Moon, together with typed envelope, [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Young Man and A Nail Can: An Industrial Romance

      Melbourne: The Speciality Press, 1921. This opulent trade catalogue illlustrates the art of making chocolate and confectionery at the Fitzroy chocolate works. With a detailed photographic history and documentation of MacRobertson confectionery, this is the story of an industrial pioneer who spared no expense in the publication of this book. A remarkable example of 1920s Australian fine printing. Bound in original cloth, with original stiff wrappers bound in, 285mm x 225mm, 24 colour plates (two of which are embossed); magnificently decorated gilt front and rear pastedowns; Presentation copy stamped with MacRobertson's insignia and signed on front free endpaper, a very good copy.

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        Betender Knabe. 1921. [Praying Boy.]

      1921 - Original woodcut. Excellent print. Signed at lower right in pencil. Image size: ca 200 × 250 mm. Paper size: 305 × 390 mm. Signed, original woodcut of Lasar Segall. Lasar Segall (1891-1957) was a Lithuanian born, Brazilian Jewish painter. He studied in Vilna and Berlin where he joined the "Freie Sezession" group, the precursor movement of the German Expressionism. In the mid-1910s he exhibited in Brazil, he was among the earliest artists who presented modern art in the country. Segall was a founding member of "Dresdner Sezession Gruppe" in 1919 with Otto Dix and Conrad Felixmüller but remained associated with the German Expressionists. In 1923 he moved and settled down in Brazil. Traces of creases, a small tear to edges. Remains of mounting to upper edge. Overall in fine condition. Original woodcut. Excellent print. Signed at lower right in pencil. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Bonjour cinéma. Paris. Editions de la Sirène 1921. 18 x 12 cm. 122 Seiten. Originalbroschur mit typographischer Umschlaggestaltung von Claude Cabanne (= Collection des Tracts, 6).

      Editions de la Sirène, 1921. Originalausgabe. Der Band enthält außer dem manifestartigen Text von Jean Epstein 5 ganzseitige Abbildungen von Plakaten und 5 ganzseitige typographische Kompositionen von Claude Cabanne. Schönes Exemplar. Referenz: Andel, Avant--Garde Page Design 385, mit farbiger Abbildung auf Seite 292

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        Grønland i Tohundredeaaret for Hans Egedes Landing.

      Udgivet af Kommissionen for Ledelsen af de geologiske og geografiske Undersøgelser i Grønland. 2 bind + atlas. Kbhvn.: Reitzel 1921. Illustr. 1362 s. Indbundet i 3 private halvlæderbind me dguldtryk på ryggene. Med dedikation til kommandør Topsøe-Jensen fra G.C. Amdrup.Meddelelser om Grønland vol. 60-61.

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        Building Plans for Building for California Baking Co on the Corner of Fillmore St and Eddy St , San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, Circa 1921. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 22" x 26. 7 sheets. Job #89. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        The Torrent (Entre Naranjos)

      New York: E.P. Dutton. (1921). First. First American edition. Translated from the Spanish by Isaac Goldberg and Arthur Livingston. Contemporary light pencil name, foxing on the foredge, and rubbing on the boards, very good in near fine Dean Cornwell-illustrated dustwrapper. Basis for several films, most notably the 1926 silent version entitled Torrent directed by Monta Bell and featuring Ricardo Cortez and Greta Garbo. .

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1921 : 1921 Original Hardback Wisden, VG, Very Rare

      1921. Hi and Welcome to our Store. Over the years I have picked up a few spare Hardbacks so listing them today. 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.

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        NORTHMOST AUSTRALIA.

      - Three centuries of exploration, discovery, and adventure in and around the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland. With a study of the narratives of all explorers by sea and land in the light of modern charting, many original or hitherto unpublished documents. In two volumes. Pp. xvi+366+xiv+367-768, 29 plates (including frontispiece with tissue guard), 17 folding maps in pockets at end (9 in first volume and 8 in second), indices; roy. 8vo; gilt lettered dark green cloth, a trifle rubbed, corners bruised Volume I; free endpapers lightly offset, small tear to bottom edge of half-title page Volume II, scattered foxing; George Robertson & Co. & Simpkin Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Melbourne & London, 1921-2. Mixed set: Volume I first Australian edition (1922), Volume II first U.K. edition (1921). *Geologist and explorer Robert Logan Jack was born in Scotland in 1845. He was Queensland Government Geologist from 1877 to 1899, and conducted several mineralogical surveys, many through unexplored country. \i Northmost Australia contains detailed accounts of all the explorations of north Queensland, including his own. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BUEN HUMOR , Semanario Satírico, nºs 1 al 26

      Buen Humor, Madrid, España 1921 - Revista modernista de humor e ilustración. Las portadas y las contratapas llevan una ilustración de un artista resultado del "Concurso de Carteles" realizado por la editorial, entre los artistas de las portadas y contratapa están: Perez Durias, Ribas, Robledano, K-Hito, Tono, López Rubio, Barbero, Linage, Bagaría, Bartolozzi, Ramirez, Pedraza Ostos, Penagos, Cerezo Vallejo, Ibañez, Alonso, Tito, Larraya, Manchón, Rivero Gil, Alacalá del Olmo, Vercher , pero decenas más ilustran el interior. 26 primeros números de la revista Buen Humor, encuadernados por la editorial. La encuadernación presenta algún daño en la parte inferior, pero los ejemplares están en muy buen estado, y la encuadernación cosida permite abrir los ejemplares con comodidad. Cada ejemplar tiene 24 paginas + la tapa y contratapa, y no están refilados afectando ilustración o texto. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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.". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Monday or Tuesday. Woodcuts by Vanessa Bell

      Richmond: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1921. First edition. Bell, Vanessa. Printed boards, cloth back, issued without dust jacket. Edges slightly rubbed, offset on front free endpaper, a nearly fine copy, containing four full-page woodcuts by Vanessa Bell. One of 1000 copies hand set, and printed (with Leonard Woolf's assistance) at the Prompt Press. Kirkpatrick A5a.

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        Venezianische Bildhauer der Renaissance

      Kunstverlag Anton Schroll & Co, Wien 1921 - darkening to the spine, light soiling to front cover, heavier soiling to back cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ferdinand Hodler. Leben, Werk und Nachlass. In vier Banden.

      Verlag von R. Suter & Cie., Bern, 1921 - Heliogravuren, Marmorpapier Gerichte. Autor, Titel und Volume-Nummer vergoldet zurück. Schöner Einband. Schönes Exemplar.

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        D'Eugène Delacroix au Néo-Impressionnisme

      Henri Floury, 1921. reliure souple à la bradel, papier floral du Japon, non rogné, couverture Troisième édition. Envoi a. s. : à Félix Fénéon, son ami, Paul Signac. De Delacroix au néo-impressionnisme parut initialement en livraisons dans La revue blanche de mai à juillet 1898 sous l'égide de Félix Fénéon qui en assura la publication non sans avoir discuté, appuyé et parfois corrigé avec Signac le texte au cours de son élaboration. C'est également Fénéon qui s'occupa de reprendre minutieusement les épreuves de la publication en volume (Édition de La revue blanche, 1899). Dans cette nouvelle édition, aucun changement n'a été fait au texte original publié en 1899. Seule la dédicace a été modifiée. Le nom du cher Henri-Edmond Cross a été inscrit à côté de celui de Georges Seurat et le voeu « pour la couleur » qui nous a semblé d'actualité, ajouté (note préliminaire). Provenance emblématique et faramineuse... Pour plus de détails, voyez les numéros 324 et 325 de notre catalogue Bazar à Treize (téléchargeable sous la rubrique Catalogue de notre site). Ravissant cartonnage.

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        Stadtnacht. Sieben Lithographien von Max Beckmann zu Gedichten von Lili von Braunbehrens.

      Piper, München 1921 - 47 S., 1 Blatt. Großformatiger Orig.-Halbleinenband. Mit lithographiertem Titelblatt und 6 ganzseitigen Original-Lithographien. Eins von 500 numerierten und von Max Beckmann im Impressum eigenhändig signierten Exemplaren (gesamt 600 Exemplare). Der Vater der Autorin, Major v. Braunbehrens, erwirkte 1917 Beckmanns Entlassung vom Militärdienst nach dessen Nervenzusammenbruch 1915. Aus der großen Zahl der Gedichte der halberblindeten Lili v. Braunbehrens hatte der Maler bereits 6 zur Illustration ausgewählt, weitere steuerte dann die Autorin selbst bei. Thematisch an die 1919 entstandene Folge "Die Hölle" anknüpfend, zählt die "Stadtnacht" zu den wichtigsten Bildfolgen des Künstlers. Der Vorderdeckel ist leicht angestaubt, sonst handelt es sich jedoch um ein schönes, gut erhaltenes Exemplar ohne nennenswete Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Daniel Chester French Adds Lincoln Memorial Statue to His Biography for Who’s Who

      1921 - Printed Entry for Who's Who in America, with handwritten correction, signed by French at bottom. October 1, 1921. New York City. 1 p. 8 1/2 x 10 3/4 in. In 1899, Albert Nelson Marquis (1855-1943) published the first edition of Who's Who in America with biographical information on 8,602 "leaders and achievers" from "every significant field of endeavor." For the twelfth volume, to be published in 1922 or 1923, French received a printed version of his prior entry with a request for updates. French added his latest and greatest accomplishment, the completion in 1920 of his sculpture for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Historic BackgroundThe Lincoln Memorial Committee had selected French in 1914 to create a Lincoln statue as part of the memorial to be designed by architect Henry Bacon (1866-1924). French was the personal choice of Bacon, with whom he had collaborated for nearly 25 years. French began work in December 1914. Over the next two years, he worked on models in clay and plaster at Chesterwood, making various changes. In October 1916, he completed a six-foot plaster model, originally to be scaled up to a 12-foot bronze image. After consulting with Bacon in the memorial then under construction, they decided that a much larger 19-foot sculpture of marble was more appropriate.It took a full year for the Piccirilli Brothers in New York City to transfer French's design to marble blocks. The statue was assembled in the memorial in 1920, but not formally dedicated until May 30, 1922.Volume 12 of Who's Who in America contains sketches of 24,278 persons in 3,520 pages.Complete Transcript [with additions by French in bold]FRENCH, Daniel Chester, sculptor; b. Exeter, N.H., Apr. 20, 1850, s. Hon. Henry Flagg and Anne (Richardson) F.; mass. Inst. Tech., 1 yr.; under Dr. William Rimmer, Boston, Thomas Ball, Florence; (hon. A.M., Dartmouth, 1898, Yale, 1913, Harvard, 1917; Litt.D. Columbia University, 1913); m. Mary French, of Washington, 1888. Had studio in Washington, 1876-8; in Boston and Concord, Mass., 1878-87, in New York since 1887. Among his best known works are: "The Minute Man of Concord," at Concord, Mass.; a statue of Gen. Cass, in the Capitol at Washington; statue of Rufus Choate, Boston Ct. House; John Harvard, at Cambridge, Mass., and Thomas Starr King statue; "Dr. Gallaudet and His First Deaf-Mute Pupil, the Milmore Memorial (3d class medal at Paris Salon, 1892); and colossal "Statue of the Republic," at Chicago Expn.; bronze doors, Boston Pub. Library; statue of Alma Mater, Columbia Coll.; 4 groups-Europe, Asia, Africa and America-in front of New York Custom House; statue of E. Rockwood Hoar, Worcester, 1908; statue of Gov. James Oglethorpe, Savannah, Ga., 1910; statue of Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln, Neb., 1912, ^statue of Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln Memorial, 1920 Washington, D.C., 1920,^etc. Mem. Nat. Comm. Fine Arts, 1910-15 (chmn. 1912-15). Medal of honor, Paris Exposition, 1900. N.A., 1902; trustee Met. Mus. Of Art; mem. Nat. Sculpture Soc. (hon. Pres.), Architectural League, Accademia di S. Luca, Rome, Am. Acad. Arts and Letters; fellow Am. Acad. Arts and Sciences, Chevalier Legion of Honor (France), 1910. Clubs: Century, Arts. Country Home: Stockbridge, Mass. Address: 12 W. 8th St., New York, N.Y.Daniel Chester French (1850-1931) established a summer home and studio in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, known as Chesterwood. By 1921, he had already created his most famous works, which included the statues of John Harvard, the Minute Man of Concord, and his seated Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial. He died in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

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        Mountain Interval

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1921. First edition of the 1921 edition of this collection of poems, which features Frost's, "The Road Not Taken." Octavo, original cloth, tissue guard. Signed by the author on the title page, "Robert Frost South Shaftbury VT." In very good condition with some rubbing. A book full of rich contrast, clarity of vision, human appeal and sharp revelation of character" (New York Times), Mountain Interval features some of Frost's finest verse, including "The Road Not Taken," "Birches," "'Out, Out--" and "The Sound of Trees." First state, with the sixth and seventh lines on page 88 both reading, "You're further under in the snow--that's all--," and the twelfth line on page 93 reading, "When I told her 'Come" (Crane A4).

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        Les Vagabonds par Maxime Gorki. Traduction de Ivan Strannik. Bois Gravés par Lébédeff

      Chez Mornay, Paris 1921 - (9 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches). Contents unbound, as issued. Illustrated with colour woodcuts by Lébédeff (frontispiece plate, 4 headpieces, 5 tailpieces [including tailpiece on colophon leaf], 4 initials and 12 illustrations within the text). With 30 preliminary pencil or pen-and-ink sketches by the artist, 8 preliminary woodcut proofs, 25 color woodcut proofs (21 signed), all tipped into 28 window cut paper mounts [as issued]. Extra-illustrated with a colour woodcut by Lébédeff, numbered 212/225, signed and inscribed by the artist to Ivan Lamberty, laid in. Publisher's vellum wrappers, covers hand illuminated in pen-and-ink by Lébédeff, gold ribbon ties, within publisher's dark brown morocco-backed patterned boards chemise and slipcase Unique large paper copy number one (of one), on Japon Impérial with the original preliminary sketches for the illustrations by Lébédeff, as well as signed artist's proofs of the illustrations, and bound in a hand-illuminated binding by the artist. A unique, deluxe issue of this work, usually found as one of 960 copies on papier de Rives (from a total edition of 1000, the remaining 39 copies being hors commerce or other limited but less deluxe versions). Jean Lébédeff (born Ivan Lebedev in Bogorodskoye), began his studies under Fernand Cormon at the Ecole Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1909 and became a noted graphic designer and book illustrator in Paris between the wars, acclaimed for his wood-cuts. A well-known anarchist, his work was exhibited at the 1926 International Exhibition of Revolutionary Art of the West in Moscow; his work would later be featured in the 1979 retrospective "Paris Moscou 1900-1930" at the Centre Georges Pompidou. Vagabonds was a tremendously influential work by Gorky, here in French from the translation by Ivan Stannik. The work, with strong autobiographical elements, is comprised of four short stories featuring Russian vagabonds, titled: Malva; Konovalov; Tchelkache; and Mon Compagnon. The provenance of this copy, given the extra-illustration laid in, would seem to be Ivan Lamberty, a noted art patron and collector in Brussels. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Jurgen

      London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1921. First English edition. Illustrated by Frank C. Papé. Introduction by Hugh Walpole. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, pictorial endpapers by Papé. Rear cover detached, edges and spine extremities worn, some spotting to text. First English edition. Illustrated by Frank C. Papé. Introduction by Hugh Walpole. 1 vols. 8vo. With a Letter from Cabell. With an envelope with TLs tipped in from Cabell to the original owner, Norris Erb, dated June 15, 1921: "… It is a pleasure to say that the John Lane Company is publishing an English edition of Jurgen. The appearance of the book has been somewhat delayed by strikes, but it will be 'out,' I believe, by September …" and with a card frrom Cabell's widow to Erb, thanking him for his letter "with copy of my husband's note to you so long ago …"Finally, with a typed note from noted collector and bookseller, Robert Wilson (of the Phoenix Bookshop in Manhattan): "This copy of JURGEN was given me in April of 1980 by Norris M. Erb … this is the magical touchstone, the very book that started me collecting books, when he showed me in the summer of 1936 … his collection of first editions, thereby starting me on this life-long venture …".

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