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        Briefschreiberin (Ostergruß). Lithographie.

      1923 - Signiert "R Wacker". Druck auf Bütten mit Wasserzeichen "Bergisch Gladbach". Söhn HDO 72715-8. Eines von 125 Exemplaren. Blatt 8 aus Die Schaffenden, IV. Jahrgang, 3. Mappe, 1923. Erschienen im Euphorion Verlag, Berlin (mit dem Trockenstempel). - Der Maler und Graphiker Rudolf Wacker gilt als einer der bedeutendsten Vertreter der Neuen Sachlichkeit in Österreich. In den 1920er Jahre lebte er in Berlin und mit seinen zu der Zeit noch expressionistischen Arbeiten geriet er ins Visier der Nationalsozialisten und verließ Deutschland. - Sehr gut erhaltenes Blatt stellenweise mit nur ganz minimalen Gebrauchspuren an den Blattkanten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0 32,5 x 25,5 cm. Papier: 41 x 31,5 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Epipsychidion:

      Montagnola: Officina Bodoni,, November 1923. verses addressed to the noble and unfortunate lady Emilia V... now imprisoned in the convent of... Quarto. Original vellum, titles gilt to spine, emblem gilt to front board, edges untrimmed. With the original glassine jacket. Housed in the publisher's orange card slipcase. A fine copy, preserving the publisher's glassine and slipcase. Slipcase with some repair to joints and lacking top and bottom edge, functioning now more as a folder. First Bodoni edition, one of 220 copies, printed on vellum-paper. Epipsychidion (the title means "to/for a little soul/Psyche") was Shelley's intense lyrical love poem addressed to the "poor captive bird" Teresa "Emilia" Viviani, a beautiful Italian countess of 19 years who was "imprisoned" in St Anna convent while her father sought her a suitable husband. It was first published in 1821, in Pisa, in a very small edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Facsimile of the autograph musical manuscript full score

      Berlin: Drei Masken Verlag, 1923. Limited to 530 numbered copies, this no. 237. A "music drama" in three acts by Richard Wagner to his own libretto, Die Meistersinger was first performed in Munich at the Königliches Hof- und Nationaltheater on June 21, 1868. "The only comedy among Wagner's mature works, Die Meistersinger is a rich, perceptive music drama widely admired for its warm humanity but regarded with suspicion by some for its dark underside. Its genial aspect is immensely enhanced by the technical mastery displayed by Wagner at the height of his powers." Barry Millington in Grove Music Online.. Folio. Original publisher's quarter dark red morocco with marbled boards, raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt. 462 pp. + 1f. (colophon). Binding slightly worn, rubbed and bumped.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Aus dem kleinen alten Städtchen.

      Oldenburg, Stalling [1923]. - Quer-4°. 7 doppelblattgroßen Farbtafeln mit Einsteckschlitzen u. 22 (von ?) Einsteckfiguren. Farbig ill. Orig.-Halbleinenbd. (mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren). (Nürnberger Bilderbücher, Nr. 25a D.G.M. 738111). - Entzückendes Spiel-Bilderbuch mit großen Tafeln mit Straßen-, Markt-, Gasthaus-, Kaufladen- u. Schulszene, die Schlitze und Klappen enthalten, in welche die beiliegenden Figuren nach Belieben eingefügt werden können. - "Die Spielbücher der Else Wenz-Vietor, eine verlegersche Glanzleistung des Oldenburger Stalling-Verlages, zählen zu den herausragenden Kinderbuchproduktionen des 20. Jahrhunderts." (G. Hoppensack). - Figuren teils etwas berieben, 1 Figur ohne Einstecklasche, 2 Doppelkartons leicht voneinander gelöst. - Villa Stuck 349. Doderer/Müller 438. Liebert, Stalling 25. Vgl. Hoppensack 63 (mit Abb. S. 52, 6. Aufl. mit 25 Einsteckfiguren). Nicht bei Doderer. Lang de

      [Bookseller: Buch + Kunst + hommagerie Sabine Koitka]
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        Königin Christine

      First Edition, 169 pages sider, George Muller, Munchen, 1923, Bound in a beautifull contemporary private half calf with raised bands and rich golddecoration and goldtext on spine and goldlinedecorations on boards, upper edge gilt. Binding signed Hübel & With with 29 lithographic frontispiece and 28 in the book by Ottomar Starke No 97 of 180 printed ex. Part of the "Welttheater" series of the publisher

      [Bookseller: Andersens Antikvariat]
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        Libro de Horas). Heures. La Sainte Messe Cérémonies et Messe de Mariage .

      1923. . 1923 - Imp. Maison Bonasse-Lebel. Paris. . 1 Vol. . 38 hojas pp. Cuarto Menor. Plena Piel de época. . Bellísimo libro de horas impreso en vitela y coloreado a mano editado en París en 1923. El motivo fue para ser destinado como libro obsequio en las bodas de la alta noblez burguesía francesas. Todas las hojas están orladas con motivos vegetales a color con distintas escenas. Abundan también pequeñas viñetas dentro de dichas orlas con motivos mitológicos, religiosos y paisajísticos. Realizado con una gran destreza tipográfica y amanuense. Encuadernado en plena piel gofrada estilo medieval con multitud de floroncillos y ruedas. Cortes dorados y contratapas doradas y gofradas. Guardas en seda. Bellísimo ejemplar .

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Astarloa]
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        Sammlung in 9 Bänden mit Einbänden gestaltet von Josef Capek. Collection of 9 covers designed by Josef Capek.

      Die Sammlung umfasst folgende Bände: 1. CAPEK, Josef: Zeme mnoha jmen. Hra o trech dejstvich a promene. II. vysani, Praha, Aventium, 1923. 8. 78(1)p. Original wrappers. - 2. HORA, Josef: Probuzei. Prozy. Praha, Aventium, 1925. 8. 111(2)p., Original wrappers. - 3. SCHWOB, Marcel: Lampa Psyche. Praha, Aventium, 1927. 8. 147(2)p., Original wrappers. - 4. MAHEN, Jiri: Knizka a o ceském charakteru. Vyskov, F. Obzina, 1924. 8. 136(4)p., with a frontispiece. Original wrappers. - 5. HEMON, Louis: Hra na slepou bábu. Román. Praha, Abentium, 1927. 8, 131(2)p., Original wrappers. - 6. CARCO, Francis: Parta. Román. Praha, Cin, 1925. 8, 178(3)p., Original wrappers. - 7. KLICKA, Benjamin: Muz který chtel ABCDE. Praha, Drusztevni prace, 1928. 8, 66(3)p., Illustr. by Josef Capek. Orig. cloth boards, original wrappers inbound. - 8. GARNETT, David: Clovec v zoologicke zahrace. Praha, Cin, 1925. 8. 102(1)p., Original wrappers. - 9. CAPEK, Karel: R.U.R. Rossum s Universal Robots. Kolektivní drama o vstupni komedii a trech dejstvich. VII. vydani. Praha, Aventium, 1926. Sm.- 8. 90(1)p., Original wrappers. Broschuren berieben und teilw. mit kleinen Randrissen, Besitzvermerke in 2 und 7 4 und 8 etwas stockfleckig. Covers somewhat worn and torn along the margins, owners names in 2 and 7, 4 and 8 some foxing.

      [Bookseller: erlesenes Antiquariat und Buchhandlung]
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        Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Facsimile of the autograph musical manuscript full score

      Berlin: Drei Masken Verlag, 1923. Limited to 530 numbered copies, this no. 237. A "music drama" in three acts by Richard Wagner to his own libretto, Die Meistersinger was first performed in Munich at the Königliches Hof- und Nationaltheater on June 21, 1868. "The only comedy among Wagner's mature works, Die Meistersinger is a rich, perceptive music drama widely admired for its warm humanity but regarded with suspicion by some for its dark underside. Its genial aspect is immensely enhanced by the technical mastery displayed by Wagner at the height of his powers." Barry Millington in Grove Music Online.. Folio. Original publisher's quarter dark red morocco with marbled boards, raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt. 462 pp. + 1f. (colophon). Binding slightly worn, rubbed and bumped.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        The Visva-Bharati Quarterly - October 1923 - July 1925

      Sammelband von 2 Jahrgängen, d.h. 8 Exemplare der Vierteljahresschrift t "The Visva-Bharati Quarterly" der "Visva-Bharati-University" October 1923 - July 1925. Vol. 1, No. 3. October 1923: Contents. Ranbindranath Tagore: The Indo-Iranians. Dr. Stella Kramrish: The present movemnet of art - East and West. Prof. Radhakumut Mookerji: Indian education from the Jatakas. K.M. Panikkar: Vitalization of Indian Humanistic studies. S.Kudha Buksh: Arabian poetry. u.a. Vol. 2, No. 2. July 1924: K.M. Panikkar: Sikh-Ideals. Radhakamal Mukherij: The relation between art and religion in India. Dr. J. Cousins: Yeats the Nobel Prizeman and his poetry. Rabindranath Tagore: Thoughts on the present situation. Rabindranath to Chinese students. u.a. Red Oleanders - A Drama in One Act by Rabindranath. With colored illustrations by Gaganendranath Tagore. Vol. 2, No. 3. October 1924: Rabindranath Tagore: City and village. Prof. J.N. Samaddar: The edicts of Asoka. Prof. Liang Chi Chao: China's dept to India. Panchowri Banerjee: Some factors in the making of Bengal. Bulletin: Address by Jewish community in China. Prof. G. Tucci: Oriental studies in Italy. u.a. Vol. 2, No. 4. January 1925. C. F. Andrews: The body of Humanity. Kshit'shprasad Chottopadhay: The origin of Caste. Count Hermann Keyserling: Culture and technical progress. Rabindranath Tagore: The Song Bird. u.a. Vol. 3, No. 1. April 1925. Rabindranath Tagore: The voice of Humantity. Romain Rolland: Music and Life. K.M. Panikkar: The joint family and social progress. Prof Sten Konow: development of religious thought among the Indo-Aryans. Rabindranath: To Italia (Poem). u.a. Vol. 3, No. 2. July 1925: Rabindranath Tagore: The Indian ideal of marriage. Atulchandra Gupta: The spirit of Hindu law. Romain Rolland on Carl Spitteler: Kalidas Nag. Dr. Rhadha Kumud: Ancient Indian education from the epics. Bulletin: Rabindranath's last tour. u.a. Insgesamt ca. 800 S. Englisch. Pappeinband mit geklebtem Leinenrücken. Einband und Rücken kaum angeschmutzt, Schnitt etwas angebräunt, gering angeschmutzt, Seiten leicht angebräunt, gering lichtrandig, sauber, keine Anstreichungen, keine Beschädigungen, ausgesprochen guter Zustand. ca. 1300 gr.(Surendranath Tagore, 1872-1940), had great command over English and had translated Rabindranath's "Four Chapetrs" into English. He had produced a condensed version of the main portion of Mhabharata in Bengali. In this time he had links with militant revolutionary organisations fighting for Indian independence from the British, which were considered terrorists by the British establishment. The Visva-Bharati University, central university in India, located in West-Bengal, has been the alma mater of several prominent personalities of the national movement in India. Tagore coined the name Visva-Bharati, which menas the communion of the world with India.)

      [Bookseller: Verlag IL]
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        Die erste Liebe. Mit 21 Original-Lithographien von B. Grigoriew.

      Berlin, Eins von 100Propyläen 1923. 103 S. OHLdr. mit RVerg. und Deckelschild. Einbandentwurf von Hugo Steiner-Prag. 33,0 x 26,6 cm. Druck bei Jakob Hegner in Hellerau auf Bütten. Die Lithographien in Sepia druckte H. F. Jütte in Leipzig, Nr. 270/300 von B. Grigoriew im Druckvermerk sign. Exemplaren. Gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Küpper]
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        Commercial Sample album for Cleveland Commercial Photo Company [ my title ]

      Cleveland Commercial Photo Company, [ Cleveland, Ohio ] 1923 - Oblong 8vo. 11 x 8 inches (photographs 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches). An album containing thirty seven silver prints total of which four are duplicates, most mounted on linen backings. Secured in a two post binder with flexible black cloth/leatherette covers. "Cleveland Commercial Photo Co." embossed in front cover. Backstamps on the photograph, linen, or a signature in the negative where present are noted. Backstamp is "Cleveland Com. Photo Co | Advance Bldg. | 1514 Prospect Ave. 8. E." Signed in image negative "C.C.P.Co.". Many have numbers (inventory numbers?) in the negative as well. NOTE: it is impossible to note whether linen backed images have backstamps on the original print. Binder. An brief description of images follows. Unless noted images are silver prints.In binder: Twenty nine total images. William Taylor Son & Co window display ; two hotel interiors (one signed in image); two product photographs (chair and Grand stove from Cleveland Co-Operative Stove Co); three images of B.F. Keith office building, two during construction, one completed ; two of the Hanna Building (one during construction, one completed); three images of the Bell Telephone Building on Prospect (two with backstamps during construction, one completed); two photographs of architectural plans for Central School Bldg, Mayfield Rural School district, Fulton and Taylor architects (one matt, one glossy of same image); five architectural views, three backstamped or signed in image; and nine photographs printed in brown tones of original artwork for architectural buildings (several by Ferguson, one of Euclid Plaza Hotel,several different artists - most by McDonald - and/or architects). Laid in loosely: Eight total images. Six artistic flower images (4 w/backstamp, 4 are duplicates); children on lily-pond w/backstamp; architectural image. A portion of the company's billhead "Commercial and Architectural Photography". We find only one date in the images (1923 on one of the plans). The company was active and advertising from as early as 1908. NYPL notes they were an American commercial photographer in the 1910s and 20s.

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books ( ABAA / ILAB )]
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        Berbke.

      Arnhem, Hijman, Stenfert Kroese & Van der Zande, 1923. Heelleer met vergulde rugbelettering en versiering op voorplat in met verguld lederen titelschild afgezet kartonnen foedraal (contemporaine, ongesigneerde privéband). 40 p. Gedrukt onder leiding van Jan van Krimpen naar typografie van dezelfde in rood en zwart in een oplage van 155 exemplaren.l Dit is een van de 5 exemplaren GEDRUKT OP PERKAMENT. Palladium. [Uit de bibliotheek van M.B.B. Nijkerk].Hoewel een zeer kostbaar boek in de tijd, bleek de luxe oplage volgens G.H. Pannekoek Jr. in De herleving van de Nederlandsche boekdrukkunst sedert 1910 (1925) twee jaar later uitverkocht.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        John Pierpont Morgan Signed Proxy At Jeckyl Island.

      , 1923. 1923. A proxy boldly signed by John Pierpont Morgan, Jr. as a shareholder and appointing five men as his proxies, who were George F. Baker, Walter B. James, Edward S. Harkness, Robert S. Brewster, and R.T. Crane, Jr., at the Annual Meeting of the Shareholders of Jekyl Island Club." Double matted and framed, with a photograph of Morgan. The entire piece measures 13.25 inches by 17.25 inches. Rare and desirable. Created in 1885, the Jekyll Island Club, limited to 100 individuals in order to maintain exclusivity, counted among its members newspaper tycoon Joseph Pulitzer, department store magnate Marshall Field, railroad heir and philanthropist William K. Vanderbilt, Equitable Life Insurance founder Henry Hyde, and banker and financier J. Pierpont Morgan. Famously, it was at the elite club in November 1910 that a committee of senators, bankers and treasury officials secretly met to draft legislation to create the U.S. Federal Reserve. The Jekyll Island Club declined during the Great Depression and, despite a restructuring of membership fees, closed during World War II.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books ]
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        Kleine Prosa.

      Erste Ausgabe. - Selten, da ein Großteil der Exemplare 1923 bei einem Lagerbrand vernichtet wurde bis 1922 waren gemäß Verlagsunterlagen von der Auflage von 1500 Exemplaren nur 735 verkauft worden. - Einband etwas gebräunt, Ecken berieben, Vorsatz mit Besitzvermerk, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - W/G 10.

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        Trest D. E. Istoriia gibeli Evropy [Trust D. E. A History of the Demise of Europe]

      Gelikon, Berlin 1923 - First Edition. Octavo (23 × 16 cm). Original pictorial wrappers by Vladimir Konstantinovsky; 196 pp. Rear wrapper beginning to detach; light wear and a few nicks to overlapping wrapper edges; a fragile title, but still about very good. First edition of Erenburg's dystopian novel about the destruction of Europe by a disillusioned immigrant to America, who sets in motion a plan to gradually exterminate the continent. A vivid expression of Erenburg's "hatred for the mercantile European society based on success, money, and egotism" (Kolesnikoff, 76). A Soviet writer, journalist, and translator who spent much of the 1920-30s in Western Europe, Erenburg (1891-1967) maintained close ties to émigré circles, avant-garde artists, and left-leaning writers while serving as a Soviet press correspondent. His novel The Thaw (Ottepel', 1954) would lend its name to the period of "De-Stalinization" under Khrushchev. He was the most frequently published author of Gelikon, a publishing house founded by Abram Vishniak which specialized in contemporary literature by writers such as Andrei Bely, Marina Tsvetaeva, and Viktor Shklovsky. Scarce in the trade, especially in the original pictorial wrappers by Vladimir Konstantinovsky. His motif was used in 1924 by Karel Teige and Otakar Mrkvicka for the front wrapper of the Czech translation. With additional typographic elements used on the page layout. Getty 162. This unique copy was handled by the legendary Paris collector and book dealer Andrei Savine, who specialized in Russian emigre publications in the 1970-90s; the binding may likewise be by him. His price, which corresponds to the record digitized by UNC Chapel Hill, is written in pencil on the rear fly leaf: "1500,-." It apparently passed through Savine's shop in 1985 and appears to be the only copy of this title he sold. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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        Antique Print-VASE-FLOWER-Altmann-1923

      - Antique print, untitled. This extremely rare plate shows a vast with a flower. Lithograph on Vellin paper. Description: From: Judische Graphik Nathan Altmann, [Jewish Graphics, Nathan Altmann]. Berlin: "Petropolis", 1923. Only 250 copies were ever made and nobody knows how many still exist today.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Nathan Altmann' after an anonymous artist. Nathan Isaevich Altman (1889 - 1970) was a Jewish, Russian and Soviet avant-garde artist, Cubist painter, stage designer and book illustrator. Condition: Good, given age. Light scattered foxing in the margins and visible on verso, image clean. Small stain top edge. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B2-37 ISCRA The overall size is ca. 14.1 x 18.8 inch. The image size is ca. 4.3 x 5.1 inch. The overall size is ca. 35.7 x 47.8 cm. The image size is ca. 11 x 13 cm.

      [Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector]
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        Antique Print-THE RESTING DEER-DER RUHENDE HIRSCH-Altmann-1923

      - Antique print, untitled. This extremely rare plate is called 'Der Ruhende Hirsch' (The resting deer). Lithograph in black/whiteon aburnished gold back ground. Lithograph on Vellin paper. Description: From: Judische Graphik Nathan Altmann, [Jewish Graphics, Nathan Altmann]. Berlin: "Petropolis", 1923. Only 250 copies were ever made and nobody knows how many still exist today.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Nathan Altmann' after an anonymous artist. Nathan Isaevich Altman (1889 - 1970) was a Jewish, Russian and Soviet avant-garde artist, Cubist painter, stage designer and book illustrator. Condition: Good, given age. Light scattered foxing in the margins and visible on verso, image clean. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B2-37 ISCRA The overall size is ca. 18.8 x 14.1 inch. The image size is ca. 10.8 x 8.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 47.8 x 35.7 cm. The image size is ca. 27.5 x 22.6 cm.

      [Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector]
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        Antique Print-FANTASTIC ANIMALS-PHANTASTISCHE TIERE-Altmann-1923

      - Antique print, untitled. This extremely rare plate is called 'Phantastische Tiere' (Fantastic Animals). Lithograph in black/whiteon aburnished gold back ground. Lithograph on Vellin paper. Description: From: Judische Graphik Nathan Altmann, [Jewish Graphics, Nathan Altmann]. Berlin: "Petropolis", 1923. Only 250 copies were ever made and nobody knows how many still exist today.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Nathan Altmann' after an anonymous artist. Nathan Isaevich Altman (1889 - 1970) was a Jewish, Russian and Soviet avant-garde artist, Cubist painter, stage designer and book illustrator. Condition: Good, given age. Light scattered foxing in the margins and visible on verso, image clean. A few small stains right edge. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B2-37 ISCRA The overall size is ca. 18.8 x 14.1 inch. The image size is ca. 13.9 x 10.7 inch. The overall size is ca. 47.8 x 35.7 cm. The image size is ca. 35.4 x 27.3 cm.

      [Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector]
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        Antique Print-PROGRAMM EINES ABENDKONZERTS-Altmann-1923

      - Antique print, untitled. This extremely rare plate is called 'Programm eines Abendkonzerts' (The program of an evening concert). Lithograph in black/whiteon aburnished gold back ground. Lithograph on Vellin paper. Description: From: Judische Graphik Nathan Altmann, [Jewish Graphics, Nathan Altmann]. Berlin: "Petropolis", 1923. Only 250 copies were ever made and nobody knows how many still exist today.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Nathan Altmann' after an anonymous artist. Nathan Isaevich Altman (1889 - 1970) was a Jewish, Russian and Soviet avant-garde artist, Cubist painter, stage designer and book illustrator. Condition: Good, given age. Light scattered foxing in the margins and visible on verso, image clean. A few small stains right edge. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B2-37 ISCRA The overall size is ca. 18.8 x 14.1 inch. The image size is ca. 13.5 x 8.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 47.8 x 35.7 cm. The image size is ca. 34.3 x 22.6 cm.

      [Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector]
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        Antique Print-SIGNET FUR DEN VERLAG ACHINAR-Altmann-1923

      - Antique print, untitled. This extremely rare plate is called 'Signet fur den Verlag Achinar' (Signet for the publisher Achinar). Lithograph in black/whiteon aburnished gold back ground. Lithograph on Vellin paper. Description: From: Judische Graphik Nathan Altmann, [Jewish Graphics, Nathan Altmann]. Berlin: "Petropolis", 1923. Only 250 copies were ever made and nobody knows how many still exist today.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Nathan Altmann' after an anonymous artist. Nathan Isaevich Altman (1889 - 1970) was a Jewish, Russian and Soviet avant-garde artist, Cubist painter, stage designer and book illustrator. Condition: Good, given age. Light scattered foxing in the margins and visible on verso, image clean. Small stain bottom right edge. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B2-37 ISCRA The overall size is ca. 18.8 x 14.1 inch. The image size is ca. 10 x 8.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 47.8 x 35.7 cm. The image size is ca. 25.4 x 21.3 cm.

      [Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector]
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        Antique Print-DER LEUCHTER-THE CANDELABRA-Altmann-1923

      - Antique print, untitled. This extremely rare plate is called 'Der Leuchter' (The Candelabra). Lithograph in black/whiteon aburnished gold back ground. Lithograph on Vellin paper. Description: From: Judische Graphik Nathan Altmann, [Jewish Graphics, Nathan Altmann]. Berlin: "Petropolis", 1923. Only 250 copies were ever made and nobody knows how many still exist today.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Nathan Altmann' after an anonymous artist. Nathan Isaevich Altman (1889 - 1970) was a Jewish, Russian and Soviet avant-garde artist, Cubist painter, stage designer and book illustrator. Condition: Good, given age. Scattered foxing in the margins and visible on verso, image clean. Small stain bottom right edge. Some light wrinkles in the margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B2-37 ISCRA The overall size is ca. 18.8 x 14.1 inch. The image size is ca. 7.2 x 6.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 47.8 x 35.7 cm. The image size is ca. 18.3 x 16.5 cm.

      [Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector]
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        Antique Print-EXLIBRIS FOR M.P. PERSITZ-Altmann-1923

      - Antique print, untitled. This extremely rare plate is called 'Exlibris fur M. P. Persitz' (Exlibris for M. P. Persitz). Lithograph in black/whiteon aburnished gold back ground. Lithograph on Vellin paper. Description: From: Judische Graphik Nathan Altmann, [Jewish Graphics, Nathan Altmann]. Berlin: "Petropolis", 1923. Only 250 copies were ever made and nobody knows how many still exist today.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Nathan Altmann' after an anonymous artist. Nathan Isaevich Altman (1889 - 1970) was a Jewish, Russian and Soviet avant-garde artist, Cubist painter, stage designer and book illustrator. Condition: Fair, given age. Scattered foxing and staining, image relatively clean. Some light wrinkles in the margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B2-37 ISCRA The overall size is ca. 14.1 x 18.8 inch. The image size is ca. 10.9 x 9.1 inch. The overall size is ca. 35.7 x 47.8 cm. The image size is ca. 27.6 x 23.1 cm.

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        Photograph album documenting two itinerant roughnecks' travel through New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio until they found jobs at the Woodville Oil Field

      New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio, 1923. Album. Very good. This 8" x 6" album contains 37 b/w photographs, each measuring approximately 4.75" x 3". The crisp, well-composed snapshots are chronologically arranged and neatly glued to the album pages. Most have been captioned in white, but much of the writing has faded. The images show the men's Model T Ford, roadside tent camping, and a big campsite at Cleveland's Euclid Beach Park, as well as the rugged equipment, workmen, and the environment of a 1920s oil field. Ohio became home to one of the first oil booms in the United States in the 1860s after a blacksmith, William Jeffrey, drilled a successful well in Trumbull County. The discovery of oil near Woodville in 1892 started a boom that lasted until 1905 by which time the area was mostly drained although drilling and pumping continued in a few of the area's fields. A historically valuable visual record of life as a traveling roughneck in the eastern oil fields. Rather scarce. As of 2017, no other Ohio oil field photograph albums are for sale in the trade. There are no auction records for similar materials listed at ABPC or the Rare Book Hub. OCLC shows no similar albums held in institutional collections.

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        Apokalipsis v russkoi literature [Apocalypse in Russian literature]. MAF, Seriia teorii, no. 3

      Moskovskaia assotsiatsiia futuristov, Moscow 1923 - Octavo (18.5 × 14 cm). Original printed wrappers; 46, [2] pp. Tiny nick to lower edge of wrapper; text detached from wrapper, but uncut and unopened; a very good copy. First edition of this pamphlet by the Russian futurist poet, one of the pioneers of zaum, or trans-rational language, along with Velemir Khlebnikov. Published as no. 3 of the Moscow Futurist Association (MAF). With an illustration by Natal'ia Nagorskaia (1895-1983), a little-known Russian avant-garde artist and student at VKHUTEMAS. After 1924 she was largely active in Siberia. Reproduces four texts by Kruchenykh previously printed in other publications. Getty 351. Scarce in such excellent condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Tulips and Chimneys.

      New York: Thomas Seltzer,, 1923. Octavo. Original tan cloth-backed brown boards, paper label to spine, top edge cut, others uncut. Ownership stamp to front pastedown. Spine head slightly rubbed, label toned and scuffed. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing, of Cumming's first collection of poetry.

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        The Novels of Jane Austen The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions

      Oxford: The Clarendon Press: 1923, 1923. LARGE PAPER EDITION. 5 vols., 9-1/8" x 6-1/4", limited to 1000 copies, illustrated, includes the overlay to the frontis in vol. 3. Bound in recent 1/2 blue morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, 2 gilt lettered black morocco spine labels, marbled covers, all edges uncut as issued. Head and foot of spines fine, inner and outer hinges fine, an EXTREMELY NICE set.

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        Novyi Lef. Heftnummer 3, 1927.

      8, 47 S., 7 Abb., Geheftet., Papier gebräunt, einige Blätter m. kleinem Randfehlstellen.- schönes Exemplar. Text russ. Umschlag von A. Rodtschenko (Demontage des Zarendenkmals). Texte von Majakowski, Tretjakow, etc. - LEF was the journal of the Left Front of the Arts, a widely ranging association of avant-garde writers, photographers, critics and designers in the Soviet Union. It had two runs, one from 1923 to 1925 as LEF, and later from 1927 to 1929 as Novy LEF ('New LEF'). The journal's objective, as set out in one of its first issues, was to "re-examine the ideology and practices of so-called leftist art, and to abandon individualism to increase art's value for developing communism."

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        Litterature. N. 11-12

      París 1923 - 15 de octubre de 1923. Cubierta por Francis Picabia. Dibujos de Max Ernst. Textos de R. Desnos, B. Peret, Max Ernst, R. Vitrac, G. limbour, Max Morise, G. Moreau, P. Eluard, Adré Breton, , P. Soupault. L. Aragon [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Tableaux Parisiens.

      Richard Weissbach, Heidelberg 1923 - Deutsche Übertragung mit einem Vorwort über die Aufgabe des Übersetzers von Walter Benjamin. XVII, 67, [3] S. (Die Drucke des Argonautenkreises, 5). Original-Halbleinen mit orangefarbenen Deckelbezügen und Titelschild. Namenseintrag. Sonst tadellos. Erstausgabe der Übersetzung Walter Benjamins. Gedruckt in 500 Exemplaren. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Neben der Heerstraße. Erzählungen. Mit Holzschnitten von E. L. Kirchner.

      Zürich und Leipzig, Grethlein & Co., 1923. 434 S., 3 nn. S. Verlagsanzeigen. Mit 23 Holzschnitten von Ernst Ludwig Kirchner im Text, davon einer auf dem Titel. 8° (20 x 13,5 cm), HLeinen mit Deckelillustration nach einem Holzschnitt von Ernst Ludwig Kirchner sowie dem Umschlag mit 2 Holzschnitten von Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, gedruckt über violetter Tonplatte sowie mit geschnittener Schrift, Farbkopfschnitt. Erste Ausgabe. - Dube 808-831. Jentsch 143. Lang, Expressionismus, 174. Schauer II, 119. - Der Schutzumschlag in der Variante aus rotbraunem Papier mit den Holzschnitten in Schwarz und Violett sowie mit dem nur nach rechts laufeneden Querstrich im \"t\" beim Namen des Verfassers. - Umschlag mit kleiner Fehlstelle am Rücken und winzigen Einrissen, Vorsatz mit Widmung (Weihnachten 1923). - Durchgängig papierbedingt gebräunt - Verlagsprospekt von Grethlein & Co., Neuerscheinungen 1923, beiliegend. - Gutes Exemplar. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Die Rakete zu den Planetenräumen

      Die Rakete zu den Planetenräumen von Hermann Oberth. Mit 2 Tafeln und 58 Textabbildungen (1923) 92pp., Erstausgabe, gr.8vo., privater Halbleinenband, München und Berlin, Druck und Verlag von R. Oldenbourg. Titelseite und die ersten Blätter etwas knittrig, ansonsten in sehr guter Erhaltung. Äußerst seltene Erstausgabe seines Standardwerkes zur Raumschifffahrt.

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        Trinitatis Kirche,.

      - Aquarell v. K. Hartung, 1923, 30,2 x 22,5 (H) Rechts unten monogr. K.H., dat. 1923, verso bez.: Hartung, Berlin. - 1898 eingeweihter, von Vollmar entworfener gotischer Backsteinbau. - In pastösen, erdigen Farben gehaltenes Aquarell, bei dem die Architektur der Kirche im Vordergrund steht. Sprache: Deutsch

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        Collection of 21 original costume designs for ballets and theatrical performances by the British artist Wilhelm [William John Charles] Pitcher. From the important collection of dance historian George Verdak (1923-1993)

      - Executed in watercolour and body colour on board, most measuring ca. 215 mm. x 140 mm. (8.5" x 5.5"), the majority signed ("Wilhelm"), some dated (one [18]89, fifteen [18]95, four [18]99, and one 1905). A number of the designs also carry the character's title, name of performer, and/or notes to verso elaborating on the costume.1 design dated [18]89:- Female: Princess. No. 210 designs dated [18]95 for an unidentified production apparently relating to an early historical period:- Female dancer: Miss Slack, Sc. 1. (Miss Fisher)- Male actor/singer: Wagner. Mr. W. Bishop (Auguste)- Two males: Mr. Rockliffe. Sc. 1. Mr. Wighton- Female dancer: 12. Ballet Sc. 1- Female: Lady carrying general's helmet. Sc. 1- Female: 8. Students. Ballet. Sc. 1- Female: 12. Ballet. Sc. 1- Two females: 2 Special Charcters Sc. 1- Three males: Gentlemen Sc. 1- 12 Chorus Ladies. Sc. 1 5 designs dated [18]95, all possibly from the same production:- Child: 8. Children. Cupids. Last Tableau. 2 with Fans (see special sketches at back). Auguste. Verso with coloured sketch of a fan with detailed description of the materials and eight names - Female: 12. Ballet. Last Tableau. Verso "cloak lined," W. & S. 18503," Bascatelle ([?]Burreti)- Female: Aspasia - Miss Dillon- Female: Margaret (Miss A. Vincent). Last Tableau- Child: Animated Daisies. Tableau 2. 12 Children4 designs dated [18]99 from "Round the Town Again:"- Female: Spanish Dance. Mdlle Cora - Female: Mirth. Miss Trevesick- Female: Lily of the Valley. Miss Garstang- Female: Siebel. Mdlle Cora1 design dated 1905:- Female: Miss Holly. Merveilleuse Model. Act II. Sc. 2Provenance:The George Verdak Collection. Eras of the Dance, pp. 54-55.Catalogue of an exhibition at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, December 10, 1976 through January 13, 1977 and the Huntsville Museum of Art, April 11, 1976 through May 22, 1976.Slightly browned; some surface soiling and wear; many previously framed or mounted. In quite good condition overall. Pitcher (most commonly referred to as Wilhelm) worked as a set and costume designer for ballets, pantomimes, comic operas, musical comedies, and Shakespearian and other theatrical productions. He is perhaps best-known for his work for the Empire Theatre in London from 1887 to 1915, where he designed both sets and costumes for numerous ballets, many of which starred Adeline Genée (she performed the skirt dance at the Empire Theatre in 1899 in "Round the Town Again"). He also contributed a number of articles to The Magazine of Art, including one entitled "Art in Ballet" in 1895. "Wilhelm was one of the most prolific stage designers of his day. For 20 years before World War I he was (in all but name) artistic director of ballet at the Empire Theatre, London. He wrote the scenarios and co-ordinated choreography, music and design into a coherent whole, ahead of similar concepts by the great choreographer Michael Fokine at the Diaghilev ballet. Wilhelm had great taste and his costumes were designed with strong attention to detail. His designs seem superficially charming, but are actually very practical, perfectly depicting in watercolour the fabrics he wanted the makers to use as well as indicating the character for which the design was intended." Website of the Victoria and Albert Museum"The Empire Theatre was the center for Victorian ballet. William John Charles Pitcher, known as C. Wilhelm, played an important role at the Empire from 1887 to 1915 as librettist and designer of costumes and settings. His costume designs were imaginative adaptations of historical costumes, descriptive representations of material objects, and detailed conceptions executed in soft and delicate tonalities. Many of Wilhelm's sketches have survived and thus are able to serve as a documentation of the period's social aesthetic." Eras of the Dance p. 54. Verdak, noted ballet dancer and choreographer, was an important collector of historical documents and works of art relating to the dance, assembling a large and impor [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Neben der Heerstrasse. Erzählungen. Mit Holzschnitten von Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.

      Zürich und Leipzig, Grethlein 1923. 434 S. m. 23 Original-Holzschnitten von Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Ill. OPbd. 20,4 x 14,0 cm. Erste Ausgabe -WG 25. Sehr frisches und fleckenfreies Exemplar.

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        Pierre Or, The Ambiguities

      London: Constable, 1923. Limited Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine-. The first publication of one of Herman Melville's most enigmatic works since the second printing of 1855. Tall, thick 8vo: viii,505,[1]pp. Publisher's slate-blue cloth, spine and covers paneled in blind, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, fore- and bottom edges rough-cut, coated maroon end papers, title page in French blue and black. Subscription card for Constable's Monthly List laid in. About Fine (page margins tone), a superb copy, binding square and tight, pages clean and crisp. BAL 13680. Volume IX of the 16-volume Works of Herman Melville, Standard Edition, publication of which (in an edition of only 750 copies) marked a key event (along with publication of Raymond Weaver's 1921 biography, Herman Melville: Man, Mariner and Mystic) in the Melville revival of the 1920s, which rescued the neglected writer from obscurity and secured him a prominent place in the American literary canon. "Pierre is the most controversial of Herman Melville's novels. The work was condemned by contemporary reviewers, and readers since then have had difficulty in understanding the book and in determining Melville's intent. Critics still differ widely, with some regarding Pierre as a failure and others praising it as Melville's masterpiece. . . . The entire novel is riddled with contradictions and puzzles, so it is well to remember its subtitle-The Ambiguities." (enotes) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

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        Die Chouans oder Die Bretagne im Jahre 1799. Mit zwanzig rot eingedruckten Original-Lithographien im Text sowie vierzig ganzseitigen, s/w Original-Lithographien auf vierzig ungezählten Blättern. Zusätzlich die Extrasuite aller Lithographien, signiert, in separater Mappe.

      München: Der Bücherwinkel 1923 235, [3], [2 weiße] Seiten. Ganzleder Handeinband mit Goldprägung und Kopfgoldschnitt, Quarto. ca. 264 x 207 mm. (Die Einbandrücken in der unteren Hälfte mit wenigen schwachen, kleinen Flecken, an den Gelenken und Kanten minimal berieben, innen im äußersten weißen Rand papierbedingt minimal gebräunt, sonst sehr gut.) Handgefertigter mittelbrauner Niger-Maroquinband (272 x 222 x 39 mm) auf fünf echten, erhabenen Bünden, die durch vergoldete Linien abgesetzt sind, auf dem zweiten Feld der goldgeprägte Titel, unten Ort und Jahr. Die Deckel mit vergoldeten Randrahmen aus einer Linie und davon abgesetzt ein weiterer Rahmen aus zwei Linien. Handgestochene grün/weiße Seidenkapitale, Kopfgoldschnitt, vorn und unten unbeschnitten. Vorsätze aus Marmorpapier in blauem Grundton; Innenkantenvergoldung aus einer Linie. Signiert auf hinterem Spiegel unten \"HEYNE-BALLMÜLLER\".Die Extrasuite der Lithographien in einer handgebundenen Flügelmappe (273 x 220 x 23 mm), bezogen mit demselben mittelbraunen Niger-Maroquin, auf dem glatten Rücken der Titel, die Vergoldung der Deckel wie beim Buch, doch auf dem Vorderdeckel zusätzlich eine vierzeilige Titelei in Versalien. Signiert auf vorderem Spiegel unten \"HEYNE-BALLMÜLLER\".Eins von nur 75 römisch in der Druckpresse numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe mit einer zweiten Folge aller 60 Original-Lithographien, jede davon vom Künstler handsigniert, lose in einer gesonderten Original-Maroquinmappe. Gesamtauflage 375 Exemplare. Unter dem Kolophon von F. Heubner signiert. Dieses Exemplar, Nr. XLV, wurde gedruckt für das \"Kaufhaus des Westens, Berlin | Bücherabteilung\". Druck der Lithographien durch die Kunstanstalt Heinrich Eigner, des Textes in der Breitkopf-Fraktur von B. Heller in München.Der Münchner Maler und Graphiker Friedrich Leonhard Heubner (1886 - 1974), Schüler von Julius Diez und Mitglied der Arbeitsgemeinschaft der \"6\", der auch Emil Preetorius angehörte, zeichnete u.a. Karikaturen für die \"Jugend\", Plakate u.a., war aber vor allem als Buchillustrator tätig. Seine Werke wurden ab 1912 auf zahlreichen Ausstellungen der \"Secession\" in München und Berlin gezeigt. Seine zarte wie lockere Manier erinnert an Slevogt oder Meid. Vgl. Thieme/B. XVII,2; Vollmer II,436 & Schauer II,97.First edition. Brown morocco, gilt, five raised bands, bound by Heyne-Ballmüller. One of 75 copies, of a total edition of 375. With the Extrasuite of the lithograph illustrations by Friedrich Heubner. Bindings slightly stained in paces, joints slightly rubbed, else near fine. - Erste Ausgabe mit diesen Illustrationen. \"Die Drucke des Bücherwinkels\". \"Zweiter Druck\". Rodenberg 350,2 - Lang: Impressionismus 95 - Sennewald 23,1. / Heyne-Ballmüller (Binder) / Kaufhaus des Westens (Provenance). - RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Pressendruck signiert signed bindings Originalgraphik illustriert Illustration Lithographie Schöne Einbände moderner handgefertigter Meistereinband Impressionismus KaDeWe Vorzugsausgabe Bretagne]

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        Roma Nuovo corso di latino come avviamento all' intelligenza del pensiero romano. Anno II

      PALERMO: Remo Sandron Editore, 1923. IED. Brossurato. BUONO. 14 20,5. USATO

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        THE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR A NEW ADMINISTRATION BUILDING FOR THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE MCMXXII [Tribune Tower Competition]

      Tribune Company, Chicago 1923 - Quarto; VG-/No jacket as issued; Tan spine, no lettering; Woven Buckram boards with gilt lettering and designs; Some wear to the edges, chipping at the corners, light peeling to the edges of the buckram; some shelf wear at the edges; Binding tight; Text block age toned but clean; Previous owner's bookplate; 281 B&W plates; shelved alcove. Item is heavy, please contact us for international and priority shipping. Dupont. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eupalinos ou l'architecte précédé de L'âme et la danse

      - Nrf, Paris 1923, 25,5x33cm, broché. - Collettivo Edition e in parte originale, una delle 60 copie formato ristabilita in-4 uva e numerati su Holland, capo della stampa dopo 8 vecchio Giappone per formare e 30 Giappone imperiale. Libro illustrato con adesivi neri. Piccoli strappi e piccole lacune nella parte posteriore del piede minore. Nizza copia. autografo Firmato di Paul Valéry: "Monsieur Henri Bernard copia." - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition collective et en partie originale, un des 60 exemplaires réimposés au format in-4 raisin et numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête après 8 vieux Japon à la forme et 30 Japon impérial. Ouvrage illustré de vignettes en noir. Petites déchirures et infimes manques sans gravité en pied du dos. Agréable exemplaire. Envoi autographe signé de Paul Valéry : "Exemplaire de monsieur Henri Bernard."

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