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        Men Like Gods

      London: Cassell And Company, 1923. Copyright date is 1923, first edition, 1st printing. Publisher's green cloth over boards with gold gilt on the spine. No tears or bent pages nor any writing. Original dust jacket. Jacket is toned, chipped and torn. Now in a clear cover. Extremities gently rubbed. Minor toning and offsetting to endpapers. Very good. From the collection of Dr. Stuart David Schiff.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Collectible.

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        PETROV-VODKIN] Samarkandiya: Iz putevykh nabroskov 1921 g. [i.e. Samarkand. Travel Notes from 1921]

      Akvilon, St. Petersburg 1923 - 49, [7] pp.: ill. 27x22 cm. In publisher's color lithographed illustrated wrappers. Rubbings and small tears, edges are chipped, tears and small losses of the spine, owner's signature on p.1 and markings on the back endpaper, rare foxing of the wrappers, very light stain of the inner side of the lower end of the wrappers. Otherwise a very good clean copy. 1 of 1000 copies. First edition. Kuz'ma Sergeevich Petrov-Vodkin (1878-1939) was a major modern Russian and Soviet painter, teacher and writer. Being mostly a painter he was experimenting with literature during all of his life. In 1921 Petrov-Vodkin travelled to Turkestan (Uzbekistan) with an expedition organized by Academy of History of Material Culture to study architectural monuments. He was amazed by the colors of Samarkand, called it ''the land of turquoise revelation'', and the result came in a form of 'Samarkand series' which is regarded by many as the acme of his artistic career. This book was compiled from his observations and on-the-spot sketches. Today this journal is also a very useful account of ways of his inspiration which led to creating more than 20 pieces of his famous art. These illustrated travel notes were printed on coated paper (wrappers of a cream thicker paper). For this edition the artist created 22 ink drawings (pen and brush): 14 full page images, 7 headpieces for every chapter, 1 tailpiece. Illustrations are black and white except the front cover with colored illustration - a young man in front of Central Asian ornament. Book's composition and typography is an example of avant-garde graphics. The combination of the colorful and visual text with monochrome illustrations reflects the combination of the artistic expression and aloofness at the same time which brings these illustrations closer to artists's pictorial art in which he famously used the traditions of Russian iconography. This edition was printed by Akvilon, a very important bibliophile private press of the 1920s. Akvilon published only 22 books of high art and printing standards and of small runs (500-1500). MoMA. 496. WorldCat located 6 copied in US libraries. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel. / Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1923 Through December 1923

      Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of rare and fascinating British Columbia history. This volume covers topics including: Photo of downton Nelson; Bird's - eye photo of Nelson from atop a mountain on north shore of west arm; Kootenay Feature 'The Romance of the 1890s - 8 pages of text and archival photos, including electric street cars in Nelson!; Table showing 'Exchanges in order of percent good toll calls; Cover advert. for Northern Electric Vacuum Cleaner!; Review of growth show steady expansion - 3 pages; Telephoning across Atlantic by AT&T Wireless continued for hours; When the Victoria and Esquimalt Telephone Company issued its own (one call) nickels; B.C. Industrial Review - statistics; Bar graph of # of phones operated from 1906 through 1923; the company's operator school; Issuing of monthly phone bills a work of magnitude - 4 page article with photos; photos of the halibut industry before 'the fish were scarcer in quantities and their habitats more scattered'; William Farrell - an appreciation of the former company president; 7 page article on B.C.'s deep sea fishing industry - great photos - halibut, herring, flounder; multiple photos from the Kootenays of snakes which have climbed up phone poles onto the wires!; photo of 25 year - old phone; Great full - page photo of the CIBC building at Hastings and Granville; 8 page article on the banks of vancouver with excellent photos; First interdepartmental football game; new power plant at Seymour office; A phone in B.C. for every 6 persons; Feature on Dams and the water - powers that turn the wheels of industry - photos of dams and various industries which use electricity, including the American Can factory and grain elevators; new power plant at Seymour office - illustrated; photos of productive farms and ideal homesites with super centerfold luxury Saanich home; Cover photo of U.S. President Harding in Stanley Park; Full - page photos of the U.S.S. Henderson entering the narrows and at dock with President Harding aboard; 13 page illustrated feature on the visit of President Harding - the first visit to Canada made by a President of the United States (President Harding died mere days later on August 2nd in San Francisco and this is reported as well); Photo of Crosland Bros. Farm in Duncan; 9 page illustrated feature on the seed growers of B.C.; photo of Duncan office under construction; Nice 8 - page illustrated feature on Haney and area; photographing sound; Exploring Kootenay - Bill Skilling; 9 page illustrated feature on the Delta and Ladner district; Many miles of new long distance circuits; Improved inter - office trunk lines in Vancouver; and more. Half - leather binding. Average wear overall with the exception of the backstrip which is missing small chips and loose at back edge. Ink stamp of company executive E.P. LaBelle upon top edge else unmarked. Binding intact. Spine leaning moderately.

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        Souvenirs Entomologiques.

      Paris, Delagrave, 1923.10 vol. in-8 (17. 5x25) demi-basane racinée, dos à nerfs orné de fil., fleurons et papillons dor. étiq. de titre et tom. rouge, tête rouge. Premier plat de couv. cons. Quelques dos insolés. Illustré de très nombreuses photo. hors texte.

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        Auguste Brouet. Catalogue de son oeuvre gravé précédé d'une étude de Gustave Geffroy

      - Gaston Boutitie & Cie, Paris 1923, 23x28,5cm, 2 volumes en feuilles sous double chemises et étuis. - Prima edizione, una delle 100 copie numerate su Arches, testina di stampa. Il nostro esemplare, come tutte le copie della testina di stampa, è piena della sua incisione originale stato duplicato Auguste Brouet firmato. Libro Illustrato di 270 tavole incise che riproducono il lavoro dell'artista. Il caso del secondo volume è datato. Esemplare piacevoli. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches, tirage de tête. Notre exemplaire, à l'instar de tous les exemplaires du tirage de tête, est bien complet de son eau-forte originale en double état que Auguste Brouet a signée. Ouvrage illustré de 270 planches reproduisant l'oeuvre gravée de l'artiste. L'étui du deuxième volume est défraîchi. Agréable exemplaire.

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        La Leçon d'Amour dans un Parc. Les Nouvelles Leçons d'Amour dans un Parc. Compositions et ornements de René Lelong.

      Paris: Librairie de la Collection des Dix, Veuve Romagnol, 1923 - 1930. Tirage à 300 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci l'un des 100 exemplaires sur Japon (n°s 101 et 102) contenant trois états des hors-texte; 2 volumes très grand in-8 ("Jésus"), et deux volumes de suites sous emboîtage commun. Leçon: faux-titre, justification, titre en bleu et noir, 157p., [2p.]; vignette de titre et 20 planches hors-texte en couleurs 20 en-têtes en noir, 20 lettrines et 18 culs-de-lampe en noir et or, 1 petit cul-de-lampe en noir. Nouvelles Leçons: faux-titre, justification, titre, iii, 134p., [3p.]; vignette de titre et 18 hors-texte en couleurs, 16 en-têtes dont 8 vignettes, 8 lettrines et 14 culs-de-lampe, 1 petit cul-de-lampe en noir.Reliure d'époque en plein chagrin rouge, dos lisses portant titre et date, petite dentelle intérieure, gardes roses, tranches supérieures dorées, couvertures bleu, blanc et or illustrées conservées, sous étuis bordés. Suites en feuilles sous couvertures rempliées illustrées, réunies sous étui commun assorti. Très bel exemplaire. Spirituel et bel ouvrage, illustré avec grâce par Lelong. Monod 1861, 1864.

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        The Wanderings of an Elephant Hunter

      London: Country Life, 1923. First. Hardcover. Near Fine. 187 pages of sheer reading enjoyment. Elephant hunting in the good old days when it was good. A fine copy in original paper boards over cloth spine. There is no wear at spine tips and the boards are in nice shape. The original label is sharp and nice as is the entire inside. Becoming hard to find in nice condition.

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        Kostbare Waffen aus der Dresdner Rüstkammer.

      Leipzig, Karl W. Hiersemann 1923 - Folio. Pp. vii, 164. Plus 82 leaves of fine collotype plates, of which 2 are coloured by additional lithographic process, richly heightened with deep gold, and finished by hand. Title-page printed in red and black. Tissue-guard to protect frontispiece and other coloured plate. Hardcover, bound in the original quarter vellum and boards, spine gilt ruled and decorated, and with 2 contrasting gilt morocco labels, boards gilt ruled, upper cover lettered in gilt, French vellum corners, cloth inner hinges; covers blemished and marked in places, small label removed from back, extremities rubbed. Good copy with fine interior and superb plates. - - First edition. The famous catalogue of the arms and armour in the Arsenal of Dresden. A remarkable production. The exquisite plates are printed in collotype, one of the most accurate and attractive methods of photomechanical tonal printing processes. Highly skilled and expensive process, it cannot produce more than a limited number of impressions. It has been used for single-sheet prints and luxury portfolios, and since the 1950s has been abandoned by all except a few small specialist firms. Printed at the Kunstanstalt Stengel of Dresden. The elegant binding is by H. Sperling, after a design by Erich Gruner, Leipzig.

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        Recueil des Notes prises au jour le jour sur les Soninko du Guidimakha (Moeurs, Familles, Individus et Coutumes faisant Loi les régissant en matière Civile, Commerciale, Agricole, Pénale et Criminelle), par l'Administrateur des Coloniers J. H. Saint-Père Commandant le Cercle du Guidimakha (Mauritanie), avec la collaboration de M.M. A Dugourc, Commis des Services Civils, Galam Taraore, Interprète, et les Principaux Notables du Cercle [ Sarakolais de Mauritanie - 1923 ] [Tapuscrit original ]

      1 vol. in-4 reliure locale plein cuir souple renforcée de deux bandes de métal ouvragé en mors, texte dactylographié, s.d. [ circa 1923 ], 238 pp. et 3 ff. n. ch. Tapuscrit original signé et enrichi de nombreuses corrections manuscrites de l'auteur, et dessins absents de l'ouvrage final. Remarquable document ethnographique original explorant la société des Soninko du Guidimakha sous tous ses aspects : historique (avec les familles du Guidimakha : Soumaré, Kamara, Cissé, Gassama-Gandéga, Diawara, Koïta, Coréra, etc...), politique, économique (commercial, industriel, agricole), juridiques, médicaux, religieux, et sociaux, avec le détail complexe des relations sociales et des systèmes de parenté. Bon état (nombreuses corrections manuscrites, une petite piqûre de vers affectant discrètement le texte sur tout l'ouvrage). Wilaya de Mauritanie, le Gudimakha est à la frontière du Sénégal et du Mali. L'auteur publiera son ouvrage "Les Sarakollé du Guidimakha" chez Larose en 1925

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        PIRATES OF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST 1630-1730 With an Introduction by Capt Ernest H Pentecost, R N R

      Salem, MA.: Marine Research Society, 1923. First edition, ONE OF ONLY EIGHT-FOUR NUMBERED LARGE-PAPER COPIES of which only 75 were for sale. Extensively illustrated from contemporary sources on glossy plates, including a beautiful double-page map of Cape Cod. Very large 8vo (12 by 9 inches), in the original binding of moire navy silk on beveled boards, the spine with a black morocco label gilt ruled and lettered. xxii, 394, [1] pp. A very handsome copy, clean and solid with only minor mellowing. RARE, THE ONLY LARGE-PAPER COPY WE KNOW OF ON THE MARKET of this fascinating history of seventeen pirates including the likes of Kidd, Tew and Roberts. Also includes valuable information on Pirate life, their haunts and cruising grounds. While the Caribbean seems to get so much attention these days the authors note that, "there is scarcely a sandy beach on New England's long and deeply indented coastline that has not connected with it some traditionary tale of the landing of pirates or their buried treasure.

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        La Séparation des races.

      Paris, Editions du Monde Nouveau, 1923.1 vol. in-8 broché de 253 pages, couverture imprimée. Quelques feuillets non rognés insolés en bords. Considéré par Bringolf (29a) comme l'édition originale "B" bien que la justification du tirage indique qu'elle "constitue authentiquement l'édition originale". Peu commun. Tiré à 500 exemplaires num., celui-ci un des 50 sur hollande van Gelder, avec témoins, non coupé.

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        Auguste Brouet. Catalogue de son Oeuvre gravé (...?) précédé d'une étude de Gustave Geffroy. Estampes.

      paris Boutitie et Cie 1923 2Ensemble de deux volumes de format in 4° de 8 ff.; une eau-forte originale numérotée; 141 planches reproduites en phototypie avec serpentes protectrices explicatives; 4 ff. pour le tome 1. Pour le tome II: 4 ff.; planches 142 à 271 reproduites en photypie; 4ff.. Reliure de l'éditeur en demi maroquin noir à longs grains; dos à quatre nerfs, caissons richement ornés et dorés, titres dorés, dates en pied; décor de filets dorés sur les coins; têtes dorées; non rogné. Couvertures entièrement conservées. Tirage total à 1030 exemplaires; celui-ci N°132 sur vélin, second papier. Rousseurs en marge de la gravure originale sans atteinte à l'oeuvre sinon exemplaire frais en état quasi neuf. Joint une photographie de l'artiste.

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        Histoire illustrée de la gravure en France. Complet en 4 volumes de texte et 3 volumes de planches.

      1923Paris, Maurice Le Garrec, 1923-1929. Texte : (I) Des origines à 1660, XXI-212 pp. ; (II) De 1660 à 1800, XXVIII-245 pp. ; (III) XIXeme siècle, XXXII-301 pp. ; (IV) Table générale, 169 pp. Soit 4 volumes 32 x 23 cm, in-4°, brochés sous couverture rempliée crème et imprimée en noir et sous étuis individuels gris. Planches : (I) 14 pp. + planches 1 à 486 + 3 planches surnumréaires en début de volume, deux pages de titre ; (II) 15 pp. + planches 487 à 908 ; (III) 15 pp. + planches 909 à 1392. Soit 3 volumes 45 x 33 cm, grand in-folio, portant au total 1395 illustrations dont 18 en couleurs sur 875 planches, toutes sous serpentes légendées, en feuilles sous chemises imprimées en noir ou en couleurs et sous portefeuilles imprimés au dos. Edition originale. Tirage limité à 750 exemplaires (+ 25 ex. d'auteur) : n° 520. Notre exemplaire est bien complet des deux épreuves tirées d'après les plaques originales : celle de Daubigny (n° 1022) et celle de Camille Corot (n° 1068). L'ensemble constitue un magnifique exemplaire, où l'on doit tout juste déplorer, une étui partiellent fendillé aux arrêtes, un portefeuille portant une petite restauration, un portefeuille avec l'un de ses 6 rubans déchiré et de menues fentes à certaines charnières des chemises. Les planches, tout comme le texte, sont dans un état de fraîcheur remarquable. Cette somme monumentale pesant près de 40 kg, prévoir des frais de port en conséquence. (Monod, 3210, qui semble oublier le volume de table)

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        Legende vom verdoppelten Lebens-Alter.

      Hamburg, Johannes Asmus Verlag, 1923,. - 27(1) S., Ganzpergamenteinband mit goldenen Seitenreliefs auf 5 Bünden, goldgeprägter Rücken- und Deckeltitel, Lesebändchen; Druck durch die Offizin Hartung & Co in der Unger-Fraktur auf Hadern-Bütten. Gesamtauflage 650 Exemplare. 'Nr. 1 - 200 wurden auf Hadernbütten abgezogen; die Exemplare 1 - 25 wurden vom Dichter gezeichnet'. Vorliegend Exemplar Nr. 19, von Schaeffer signiert. Der Einband ist nicht wie so häufig bei Pergament gebogen, weist jedoch Abschabspuren und Vergilbungen auf. Sehr seltene Vorzugs-Vorzugsausgabe. Schönes Exemplar dieser Schrift. Very Rare limited edition. Handsigned by the author. Das Foto zeigt das Titelblatt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        A la dérive

      - J. Ferenczi & fils, Paris 1923, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione stampato su alfa. Prezioso autografo firmato dall'autore René Crevel con una matita. Un piccolo strappo in incollato un po ', bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée sur alfa. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Philippe Soupault à René Crevel au crayon de papier. Une petite déchirure recollée en pied d'un mors, agréable exemplaire.

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        The Frontier Trail Or From Cowboy To Colonel An Authentic Narrative of Forty-three Years in the Old West as Cattle-man, Indian Fighter and Army Officer By Colonel Homer W. Wheeler (Retired) U.S.Army (Late Fifth Cavalry)

      L.A.: Times-Mirror Press, 1923. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. First Edition. 334pgs, illustrations, slight edge wear to book and jacket, INSCRIBED by the author. Rare in jacket! Wheeler served also as a post trader and Indian agent, and was in command of Fort Reno in Oklahoma Territory. Excellent on Indians and Indian government scouts. A chapter on Wild Bill Hickok and one entitled "western Badmen". Howes W322 Rader 3628 Six-Guns 2376 scarce.

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        Histoire Contemporaine : L'Anneau d'Améthyste. M. Bergeret à Paris. Le Mannequin d'Osier. L'Orme du mail. (4 volumes).

      1923Aux Editions du Sagittaire, chez Simon Kra, 1923, 4 volumes de 17.5x22.5 cm environ, pp., reliures demi-maroquin à coins fauve, dos à 5 nerfs orné de titres dorés et caissons verts soulignés de double filet dorés, encadrements de la reliure d'un double filet doré sur les plats, tranche de tête dorée, gardes de couleurs. Exemplaire N° 460, 1 des 750 exemplaires sur vélin teinté avec des aquarelles de Serge Beaune. Parfait état. Un livre relié de façon identique à la référence N° 70656. Reliures signées. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        LE SEMEUR DE CENDRES. Illustrations d'Auguste Leroux.

      Paris, Librairie des Amateurs, A. Ferroud, F. Ferroud successeur, 1923. Grand in-8, broché couverture rempliée illustrée, 220 pages, non coupées. Ouvrage illustré par Auguste Leroux de 15 eaux-fortes originales (12 hors texte sous serpentes dont le frontispice en couleurs et 3 in texte également sous serpentes) et de vignettes, bandeaux et culs de lampe. Un des 70 exemplaires numérotés (n° 57) sur Japon contenant trois états des eaux-fortes dont l'eau-forte pure. Les eaux-fortes ont été gravées par E. Decisy, les vignettes, bandeaux et culs de lampes ont été gravés sur bois par Clément. L'ouvrage a été imprimé en deux tons par A. Lahure, taille-douce par Paul Haasen. Exemplaire somptueux, à l'état du neuf.

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        A Tract On Monetary Reform

      The First UK Printing published by Macmillan and Co. in 1923. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. A little pushing and rubbing at the spine ends and corners. Gilt titling remains bright. Mild offsetting to end papers. Toning to the text block and page edges. Mild creasing to the upper corner of the first few pages. Free from inscriptions, erasures and markings. The scarce paper WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good condition. A little loss at the spine ends. Closed tears to the spine - some of which have been repaired with archival tape to the verso. Large closed tear to the front lower flap fold and the front cover. A little toning to the spine. The wrapper presents very well in the removable Brodart archival cover. Includes some of the best of Keynes’s early writings on the immediate economic problems of the day (the monetary disorder after World War I). Keynes here first questioned the desirability of the gold standard. The text is of great interest as an early indication of the theories that were later to appear in the General Theory. AMEX 252, Sauer 5/1968: 2805 (second ed.). Very scarce with the wrapper. Collectible. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        Histoire Contemporaine : L'Anneau d'Améthyste. M. Bergeret à Paris. Le Mannequin d'Osier. L'Orme du mail. (4 volumes).

      1923Aux Editions du Sagittaire, chez Simon Kra, 1923, 4 volumes de 17.5x22.5 cm environ, pp., reliures demi-maroquin à bande fauve, dos à faux nerfs orné de titres dorés et caissons soulignés de double filet dorés, tranche de tête dorée, gardes de couleurs,couvertures illustrées et dos conservés. Exemplaire N° 365, 1 des 750 exemplaires sur vélin teinté avec des aquarelles de Serge Beaune. Parfait état. . 265 compositions en couleurs de Serge Beaune: 3 frontispices, 89 hors-texte, 89 en-tête et 84 culs-de-lampe. Répartition des illustrations : I. L'Orme du mail: 17 planches, 17 bandeaux et 17 culs-de-lampe, . II. Le Mannequin d'osier: 19 planches, 19 bandeaux et 18 culs-de-lampe. III. L'anneau d'améthyste: 26 planches, 26 bandeaux et 25 culs-de-lampe. IV. Monsieur Bergeret à Paris: 27 planches, 27 bandeaux et 24 culs-de-lampe. Cette tétralogie, publiée pour la première fois entre 1897 et 1901, dresse une satire de la société française sous la Troisième République. Anatole France y lutte contre le cléricalisme, le faux démocratisme des prétendus républicains, le patriotisme bourgeois, le militarisme. Carteret, Le Trésor du bibliophile, IV, 168.

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        Shackleton's Last Voyage: The Story of the Quest.

      From the Official Journal and Private Diary kept by Dr. A.H. Macklin. First edition; 8vo, original pictorial blue cloth, upper cover with border in black, central panel with image of ship in black, white and gilt and lettered in black, spine lettered in gilt. With a coloured frontispiece, numerous maps and over 100 illustrations from photographs. F.A. Worsley's copy with his signature to half-title and later inscription in James Marr's hand: "Presented to me by Mrs Jean Worsley about 10 years ago." Frank Worsley DSO OBE served on Shackleton's Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914-1916, as captain of the Endurance. Worsley's navigation skills would guide the James Caird under most extreme and almost impossible conditions, to South Georgia. A journey of around 800 miles and regarded as was one of the greatest feats of navigation in maritime history. Worsley also accompanied Shackleton and Crean on the first ever over-land crossing of South Georgia. The lure of Antarctica was too strong for Shackleton to resist, so he started his fourth and final trip in the ill suited Quest in 1921, with (as always) wildly ambitious objectives. Worsley was the master of the Quest and also the expedition's hydrographer. However, when Shackleton died suddenly in South Georgia, Wild took charge of what remained, resulting in this handsome publication reproducing the last photographs of Shackleton to have been taken. James Marr was an 18 year old Boy Scout and a member of the Quest expedition, as publicity organised by the Daily Mail. He was obliged to put his name to a ghosted book, under a contract arranged by Shackleton. He eventually became an explorer in his own right. A nice copy rarely found in this condition, a little wear to the extremities and the lower cover has a small light damp-stain.

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        Etat général des tapisseries de la manufacture des Gobelins depuis son origine jusqu'à nos jours, 1600-1900.

      - Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1923, 1903, 1904, 1907, 1912, 1923. 6 tomes in-folio reliés en 5 volumes, XII-386, IX-(3)-432, IX-(3)-365-(1), IX-(3)-421-(1) et XII-466-(6)-77-(1) pp., reliure demi-maroquin à coins, têtes dorées. Ex-libris : Comte Chandon de Briailles. Tirage limité à 325 exemplaires numérotés sur papier vélin. Complet des 6 tomes parus. Bel exemplaire en élégante reliure. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        Acque e terre (Poesie)

      Edizioni di Solaria, 1923. In 8, cm 14 x 20, pp. 96. Brossura editoriale. Bella dedica autografa dell'autore a Rodolfo Di Mattei (14- 12 - 1939). Perfetto esemplare. Edizione originale dell'opera prima del poeta siciliano. Comprende 3 poesie apparse in Solaria nello stesso anno e 44 poesie giovanili, di cui 22 non saranno piu' ripubblicate con l'autore in vita. Viene considerato uno dei libri fondatori dell'ermetismo. Gambetti Vezzosi, p. 738. ITA

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        L'Arte nella Fotografia (Prima Esposizione Internazionale di Fotografia Ottica e Cinematografia - Primavera 1923 - Torino)

      Casa Editrice d'Arte Bestetti & Tumminelli, 1923. Rilegato buono Italiano unico ed. s.d. (ma 1924 ) con tiratura limitata a 1300 copie (esmplare N. 225) del catalogo della Prima Esposizione Internazionale di Fotografia Ottica e Cinematografia, Torino, Palazzo del Giornale (al Valentino, oggi raso al suolo), Primavera (maggio-giuno) 1923. IV/ 54+(158) in "carta ruvida avorio Roma - Made in Italy"con barbe/ rilegatura in mezza tela nera con piatti rifiniti in carrta ruvida rosata e con titoli e ornati dorati. Illustrazioni fotografiche in b/n applicate nel testo e in b/n e a colori nelle tavole f.t.. Firma ad inchiostro nero in frontespizio (Sem Benelli?). Stato buono (usura della copertina, in particolare nei canaletti - copertina brunita, polverosa e con qualche gora). Indice: Dedica; Sem Benelli (Torino, maggio 1924) - Comitato d'Onore - Comitato Generale - Giunta Esecutiva - Comitato Francese - Copmmissioni - Giurie - Come l'esposizione ebbe origine e si sviluppò; Guido Colla, Segretario della Giunta Esecutiva, Torino, febbraio 1924 (La Sede - Gli Espositori - I mezzi finanziari - L'Esposizione e le Manifestazioni che l'accompagnarono - I lavori delle Giurie - Risultnze finanziarie)-Donatori - Relazione della Giuria Superiore; Prof. Pio Foà, Presidente della Giuria Superiore e Senatore del Regno, e Riccardo Scoffone, Segretario Generale, Torino, 7 luglio 1923 - Concorso Cinematografico; Segretario e Avv. Ermanno Geymonat - Premiazioni - La Fotografia Artistica alla Prima Esposizione Internazionale, Torino, maggio-giugno 1923; Italo Mario Angeloni, Ala di Stura, agosto 1923 - Indici (Indice del testo - Indice delle illustrazioni) - Illustrazioni. Autori delle fotografie: A. Enrie, Torino - L. Vaghi, Parma - E. Sommariva, Milano - F. Masino, Torino - E. O. Hoppé, Londra - N. Perscheid, Londra - E. Massaglia, Torino - S. Bricarelli, Torino - Wadenoyen, Cardiff - C. Schenker, Berlino - C. Scarabello, Torino - W. Prochnow, Berlino - E. Sommariva, Milano - J. Brozik, Praga - M. Adam, Londra - A. M. Schein, Vienna - A. Riess, Berlino - I. Pokés, Praga - G. Dall'Armi, Torino - N. Perscheid, Berlino - F. Stock, Berlino - H. Lambert, Bath - C. De Marchi, Milano - C. Scarabello, Torino - R. Scoffone, Torino - Bassano, Londra - G. B. Vercellone, Torino - C. Schiapparelli, Torino - H. Zink, Colonia - A. Schneeberger, Praga - Binder, Berlino - E. Spitzer, Vienna - Castagneri-Sfrai, Milano - C. Baravalle, Torino - R. Scoffone, Torino - Drtikol, Praga - A. Bologna, Torino - R. Padouk, Praga - Nunes Vais, Firenze - Scmidt, Berlino - Rude, Cristiania - A. Miska, Praga - Atelier Riess, Berlino - Barberis, Torino - E. Massaglia, Torino - M. Crimella-Sfrai, Milano - H. Zink, Colonia - G. Dall'Armi, Torino - A. Schellens, Eindhoven - G. Casalegno, Torino - Sciutto, Genova - Bettini, Roma - C. Verschnur, Rossum - P. Oneglio, Torino - Weinberg, Groninga - F.lli Alinari S. A. Idea, Firenze - I. M. Angeloni - Castagneri-Sfrai, Milano - Brasil, Londra - D'Alessandri, Roma - V. Aragozzini, Milano - A. Badodi, Milano - Pozzini, Riva s. Garda - R. Bianchi, Monza - Callegari, Roma.

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        Satire sur les femmes.

      Paris, Éditions de la Lampe d'or, 1923,in-4 (249 x 193 mm.), (3) ff. : faux-titre, frontispice, titre, VII-(2) ff., 76 pp., (4) ff., ill. de 30 (29+front.) eaux-fortes en couleurs par Maurice de BECQUE, reliure demi-maroquin à coins, dos à faux-nerfs, décor mosaïqué sur le dos, tranche sup. dorée, couvertures et dos conservés, la reliure est signée "Flammarion Vaillant" (gérant de l'atelier de reliure-main des Éditions Flammarion), 1 des 40 ex. sur papier japon avec une suite en noir, dans cet exemplaire la suite en noir est intégrée à la suite de chaque ill. couleurs, ex-libris manuscrit (au crayon gris) sur page de garde, petit choc sur coin inf., bel et rare exemplaire. Tirage à 330 ex. : 10 ex. sur japon impérial, 40 sur japon avec 1 suite en noir, 250 sur vélin et 30 ex. d'hommage. "Édition recherchée" [CARTERET IV 208], [MONOD 6477].

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        The Great Chalice of Antioch: On Which Are Depicted in Sculpture the Earliest Known Portraits of Christ, Apostles and Evangelists. 2-vol. set (Complete)

      Kouchakji Fréres, New York 1923 - 1/1000. Elephant Folio (18 1/4 x 15"). 194pp (Text) + 60 leaves of plates. Uncut. Original black morocco over gilt-stamped olive cloth, with gold lettering and tooling to spines. Top edge gilt. Decorative headpieces and initials.This is numbered copy #154 of the beautifully produced limited edition of 1000, and was printed on uncut cotton rag paper, by Crane and Co. An inscribed and signed five line note by the author is laid in to volume 1. Foreword by famed art historian Josef Strzygowski. The book was designed and decorated by illustrator and graphic artist Edward B. Edwards. The publication is a comprehensive academic and photographic study of the Chalice of Antioch, including 60 highly detailed plates of b/w photogravure and copper plate engravings.The Chalice was said to be one of the contenders to be the authentic Holy Chalice of Christ, when it was discovered in Antioch, in 1910. Study of the object in the intervening years, has since ruled out this possibility. It is however, still considered one of the more acclaimed and earliest surviving Christian relics, dating from the early 5th century. Vol.1 has a detailed scholarly analysis of the Chalice from comparative historical, artistic, and technical perspectives, commenting on all aspects of the object. The end of the first volume contains 2 plates of diagrams, one is a dynamic analysis of the object's structure and the second is a visual study of the "occulted spirals" present in the faces on the Chalice. Vol.2 contains 60 plates of illustrations (some as large as 13.5" x 8.5"), 48 of which are reproduced in photogravure after photographs, by the author & Fahim Kouchakji. The other 12 are copper plate engravings by Margaret West Kinney (the wife of Troy Kinney), who has rendered the original three-dimensional figures of Jesus and the Apostles on the Chalice, into two-dimensional portrait images. The plates dissect nearly every minute physical detail of the piece. Each plate has a tissue guard with printed text in black, identifying the contents.Bindings with light abrasions and rubbing to the covers and corners of the cloth. Minor rubbing to hinges of spines. Interiors with minor smudges and sporadic minor foxing to a few pages. Light age toning to a few pages. All images unaffected. Binding in very good-, interior in very good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The waste land

      L. and V. Woolf at the Hogarth Press January 1923 - 1923 Hogarth Press. Limited first edition first printing of 460. Blue marble paper boards. Spine has browned with age, but is intact and undamaged. Front and Rear boards have minimal discoloration to board ends. Top text block edge foxed. Minor to moderate foxing on all pages of text. Acetate clear wrap around book placed by previous owner has preserved the book well. Solander presentation case is in fine condition with minimal signs of wear and an intact undamaged black leather, gilt label on spine. Book plate on verso of front board indicates this copy is from the library of Denys Oppe a British collector of some note. A very good collectible copy. Mockingbird Books has two brick and mortar used book stores located in Sebastopol and Guerneville California. We carefully inspect all our books for condition. You can trust our listing is accurate and all our offerings are correctly assessed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Burns Poetical Works

      Humphrey Milford, 1923 - Edited by J.Logie Robertson, 1923 published by Humphrey Milford at the Oxford Press, Fine condition, Full Leather Boards with Mottled Design, and purple marbled End-papers, gilt title to spine with gilt tooled design to spine and boards, lovely copy, previous owners name neatly penned to top of 2nd blank page. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        «Les Pastorales»

      Ex. unique.Traduites intégralement par G. SOULAGES. Bois originaux de J.-B. VETTINER. Éditions R. Kieffer, Paris, 1923. In-4 (21x27cm), relié en plein-maroquin, plats décorés d'un bandeau vertical au centre de la reliure en veau bleu et décoré de fers spéciaux, dos lisse décoré de 4 bandeaux en veau bleu, titre et tête dorés. (René KIEFFER relieur.)Ces Pastorales son illustrées de 59 bois originaux de J.-B. VETTINER dont 9 bandeaux, 26 culs-de-lampe et 41 in-texte. Tirage à 500 exemplaires. Cet exemplaire unique, sur vélin teinté, comprend 193 dessins originaux de J.-B. VETTINER, à la mine de plomb ou à l'encre de Chine, une suite de 41 bois sur Japon pelure et une suite de 101 épreuves en différents états des gravures. Magnifique exemplaire unique dans une reliure mosaïquée, signée de René KIEFFER.

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        The Novels. The text based on early collation of the early editions by R. W. Chapman. With notes indexes and illustrations from contemporary sources.

      1923 - 8vo., 5 volumes, sometime finely bound by Bayntun Riviere in half green morocco, spines lettered and ruled in gilt with gilt centre tools, top edges gilt. With colour frontispieces and further black and white illustrations throughout. A handsome set. First Clarendon Press edition limited to 1000 large paper sets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cyrano de Bergerac. Exceptionnelle reliure parlante Art nouveau, plein maroquin mosaïqué et doublé, signée de Georges Cours.

      1 volume in 8 reliure de 21 x 14,5 cm, Eugene Fasquelle 1923. Plein maroquin citron, plats mosaïqués du visage de Cyrano, de feuillages et fleurs en encadrement et de grotesques. Le tout serti de filets à froid et avec un effet de relief dans l'encadrement. La doublure intérieure est de maroquin bleu mosaïqué avec un encadrement de maroquin citron avec effet de relief ici serti à chaud. Double garde la première de soie moirée et la deuxième de papier de soie fleurie. Toutes tranches dorées sur témoins. Tranchefile bicolore à double chapiteau. Chemise étui. Dos de la chemise passé (heureusement qu'elle était là et a joué son rôle de protection) Exceptionnelle reliure, chef d'oeuvre très probablement réalisé pour un concours de reliure, plusieurs éléments nous poussent à cette hypothèse. 1 Le corps d'ouvrage, une édition certes de Fasquelle mais ni grand papier, ni originale méritait elle un tel traitement ? 2 Toutes les techniques de reliures ont été utilisées pour cette réalisation, filets à froid , filets à chaud, mosaïque, reliefs, dorure, tranchefile à chapiteau, et le tout a été soigné dans le détail sans excès ni fausse note.. 3 Cette réalisation est bien au delà des standards habituels des reliures de Georges Cours, elle est de bien plus grande qualité que celles que l'on peut consulter à la BN par exemple. S'était il fait assister ? par qui ? On connait peu de choses de ce relieur, il exerça à Langres de 1930 à 1953. Ce que le libraire aime particulièrement dans cette reliure c'est une grande robustesse et solidité, alliée à une décoration exceptionnelle.

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      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1923 - 1923, half leather set, THE WORKS OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT in Fine Bindings, published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. #473 of 1050 sets, the Memorial Edition. Rough Riders, Winning of the West, Hunting Trips of a Ranchman, Wilderness Hunter, Hero Tales, American Problems, Autobiography, and others shown. All uniformly bound with half leather and linen cloth boards, decorative end papers, ruff cut page edging. Very clean, very tight, with excellent hinges inside and out, no foxing, very good to near fine overall. Includes 20 of a 24 volume set lacking volumes 5, 7, 8 and 20. 6.5 x 9.75 inches. Please see the many photos provided, ask any questions, buy accordingly. Free Continental US shipping via boxed USPS media mail. International is more. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Men Like Gods

      Cassell And Company, 1923, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition. Size: 7¾" - 9¾" Tall, Copyright date is 1923, first edition, 1st printing. Publisher's green cloth over boards with gold gilt on the spine. No tears or bent pages nor any writing. Original dust jacket. Jacket is toned, chipped and torn. Now in a clear cover. Extremities gently rubbed. Minor toning and offsetting to endpapers. Very good. From the collection of Dr. Stuart David Schiff, Collectible First Edition

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        Byzantinisches Christentum. Drei Heiligenleben.

      Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1923 - Berlin, Duncker & Humblot 1923. 8°. 3 n.n. Bl., 291 S., 1 S.Anzeigen. Originalhalbleinwandband. Raabe 14.4. - Wilpert-G. 6. - Erste Ausgabe. - Mit handschriftlicher Widmung von Hugo Ball "Für Saagers in Freundschaft". - Adolf Saager (1879-1949), ein in Deutschland geborener Schweizer Schriftsteller und Journalist, studierte in München und Genf Naturwissenschaften und promovierte in Heidelberg. Ab 1907 lebte er als freier Schriftsteller und Redakteur der Zeitschrift «Zeit im Bild» in München. Hier gründete er 1911 gemeinsam mit Karl Wilhelm Bührer das «Institut für die Organisation der geistigen Arbeit Die Brücke». 1914 verliess Saager Deutschland, lebte kurz in seiner Heimatgemeinde Menziken und liess sich dann im Tessin nieder. Er schrieb für die National-Zeitung, übersetzte u.a. Ignazio Silone und Felice Filippini und verfasste Biografien über Henry Ford, Graf Zeppelin, Mussolini und Giuseppe Mazzini. - Die Familie Saager waren Nachbarn von Hugo Ball und Emmy Hennings und standen in regem Austausch miteinander. Saager hatte als Journalist für Balls "Freie Zeitung" gearbeitet und war einer seiner ersten Leser und Kritiker. Das vorliegende Exemplar durchgehend mit feinen Bleistiftanstreichungen von Saager (?) - Kanten etwas bestossen. Vorsätze leicht stockfleckig und gebräunt. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Photographies de plusieurs voyages en Extrême-Orient

      Années 20/30 (1923-1926-1931- 1932). 1 gros album format in-4 (20*28 cm), reliure demi-chagrin à coins fortement épidermée, contenant environ 540 petites photos de divers voyages en Asie, avec traditionnelles escales à Port-Said, Aden, Colombo, Penang, Saïgon, Angkor, Hong Kong, différentes villes chinoises. Quelques pages sans photos et quelques photos prises en Europe. Il s'agit ici d'un album familial, intimiste, présentant un personnage, résidant sans doute en Indochine, à travers divers voyages et séjours en Extrême-Orient. La plupart des photos présentent des voyageurs à bord de différents paquebots ou bien lors d'excursions automobiles ou encore dans les hôtels ou résidences locales. Quelques photos de paysages et de monuments, sans prétention artistique ni culturelle. L'album est intéressant comme témoignage des conditions de voyage et d'hébergement en Extrême-Asie dans les années 20/30.

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        Lene Stelling

       Laske, Berlin, 1923. 42 S. (Grobschnitt) mit 1 Initialie und 3 handsignierten Originallithographien von Alfred Kubin, original Halbleder-Einband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und lithographierter Deckelillustration, quart - gutes Exemplar / Lene Stelling wurde im Auftrag von Gotthard Laske bei Otto v. Holten, Berlin im Herbst 1923 in einer einmaligen Auflage von 300 numerierten und vom Dichter mit Namenszug versehenen Exemplaren gedruckt. Die drei Originallithographien sowie Initial und Einbandzeichnung stammen von Alfred Kubin / Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nr. LIV / Vom Autor Albrecht Schaeffer auf Impressum signiert / Exlibris von (Alfred) Kubin auf Vorsatz für Helmut Goedeckemeyer \"\"Pelikan mit Mensch im Schnabel\"\" (9,5 cm x 7,5 cm), aus dem Jahr 1952 / Erste Auflage-WG. 45; Raabe 227 A - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Illustrierte Literatur,Kunst und Kunstwissenschaften

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        La Tombe basque. Recueil d’inscriptions funéraires et domestiques du Pays Basque Français. Études, notes et références diverses. Préface de Camille Jullian.

      Bayonne, Foltzer & Paris, Champion, 1923. - 2 vol. In-folio en ff. sous chemise imprimée, xxxi-93 pp, et atlas d’illustrations, 402 pp., 1300 illustrations dessinées ou photographiques, en feuilles sous chemise imprimée. Complet et en parfait état. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Essay of Montaigne

      London: 1923. Full leather. Five volumes. Octavo. Essay of Montaigne. Translated by Charles Cotton to which are added some account of the life of Montaigne, notes, a translation of all the letters known to be extant, and an enlarge index with portraits, edited by Willam Carew Hazlitt. Handsomely bound in full red morocco, covers with radiant green inlaid heraldic frame and gilt looping tendrils enclosing floral centerpiece decorations, triple gilt ruled line to corners, spine in six compartments with gilt decorations between raised banding, gilt titles, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt turn-ins. Fine.

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        Sinclairs Notizbuch.

      Zürich, Verlag Rascher & Cie., AG, 1923. Luxusausgabe in 1100 numerierten Exemplaren. 108 (1) Seiten (1) Blatt Verlagswerbung mit 4 farbigen Reproduktionen von Aquarellen des Autors. Gr.-8°, Fadenbindung, Original Halb-Leineneinband mit marmorierten Deckelbezügen und goldgerägtem Rückentitel, Farbkopfschnitt. der Vor- und Nachsatz stockfleckig, ansonsten das Buch sauber und frisch, ein Exemplar der Luxusausgabe in 1100 numerierten Exemplaren, hier die Nummer 330 von Hermann Hesse im Impressum signiert. EA WG² 127. Hermann Karl Hesse (Pseudonym Emil Sinclair; * 2. Juli 1877 in Calw - + 9. August 1962 in Montagnola/Schweiz) war ein deutschsprachiger Schriftsteller, Dichter und Maler. Weltweite Bekanntheit erlangte er mit Prosawerken wie Siddhartha oder Der Steppenwolf und mit seinen Gedichten (z. B. Stufen). 1946 wurde ihm der Nobelpreis für Literatur und 1954 der Orden Pour le mérite für Wissenschaften und Künste verliehen. Unter dem Pseudonym Emil Sinclair veröffentlichte Hermann Hesse ab 1917 einige seiner scharfzüngigen, von der Regierung als kompromittierend gewerteten Appelle, Aufsätze und Erzählungen gegen den Krieg – und 1919 auch seinen Roman Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Claud Lovat Fraser

      Limited edition; number 294 of 450 copies; original black cloth and dust jacket, top edge gilt, others uncut; 4to. Printed at the Curwen Press. Frontispiece drawing of Fraser by Rutherston and 39 examples of Fraser's work in collotype and line. Signed by both authors to the limitation page. Presentation copy, inscribed on the front free end paper 'To, Edward and Prudence Maufe with love from Lovat's parents on August 1923.' The book itself is dedicated to Lovat's Father, Mother, Wife & Daughter. Sir Edward Maufe was a renowned architect best remembered for Guildford Cathedral and the Air Forces Memorial. His wife Prudence was a designer and interior decorator, and later a director of Heals of Tottenham Court Road fame. Loosely inserted is a one page autograph signed letter from Claud Lovat Fraser to his friend Ambrose Heal, the Chairman of Heals. It is interesting to note that Prudence Maufe was an important figure at Heal's, she became Ambrose Heal's lover soon after joining the business. Fraser designed the company's posters at this time and letter relates to some designs he was sending to Heal and asking him for his approval. The letter concludes 'I was put on my metal by the gentleman who said that I had only a limited palette. I have purposely excluded that very palette from these designs, just to prove how clever I am!!!' Also loosely inserted is an original water colour and pen and ink design and manuscript verse, dedicated to Gareth Maufe, dated July 1918. Fraser quotes the first verse of Farewell, Rewards and Fairies byRichard Corbet (1582-1635). The image is of a ruined abbey which is referenced in the second verse of the poem. Also inserted are two art deco style rhyme sheets he drew for Harold Monro's Poetry Bookshop and two sheets produced for Flying Fame, which are hand coloured. A lovely little collection. The book is very good clean internally but there is some discolouration to the edges of the boards, the dust jacket is defective.

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        THE WORLD CRISIS 1911-1914, 1915, 1916-1918(2 VOLS), The Aftermath & The Eastern Front

      Thornton Butterworth Limited. London. 1923-31. FIRST EDITION SET. 6 volumes, complete. All volumes are first printings. Large 8vo (9.5 x 6.4 inches). Contains several maps, plans and facsimiles of letters and documents, many folding. Some, mostly light, foxing to the fore-edge and first and last few leaves of three of the volumes otherwise this is a very good, bright set internally. Publishers dark blue cloth bindings with blind ruling and lettering to front boards. Spines lettered in gilt. Front boards ruled and lettered in blind. Previous owners neat bookplate on the front free endpaper in one volume. Cloth to volumes two, five and six show some fading and staining to the boards and the edges are bumped and a bit rubbed. The gilt lettering to volume five is dulled but overall the cloth bindings are generally sound and the gilt lettering bright and sharp on the other volumes. A good set of Churchill's major history of the Great War.

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        La beauté. Les plus belles photographies d'après les plus beaux modèles

      Paris, Paris Art Editions, 1923-1926. 24 albums en 2 vols demi-chagrin bleu marine original, plats dorés, tête doré 1923-1926, 1923-1926, in-4, 24 albums en 2 vols, demi-chagrin bleu marine original, plats dorés, tête doré, Collection complète des premières deux années de ces albums mensuels destinés aux artistes peintres, sculpteurs et graveurs. Chaque feuille comporte 5 photographies d'un nu en cinq positions différentes. Très bel ouvrage, mal relié à l'époque, la reliure de deuxième volume inversé, manque 17 feuilles du premier volume et 21 du deuxième

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      Grasset, 1923. - Grasset, Paris 1923, 12x19,5cm, relié. - Originale, uno dei 40 esemplari numerati su carta verde chiaro edizione, edizione limitata di 30 e Cina con 10 off Giappone commercio. Bound in mezzo navy Marocco con angoli, dorso con cinque nervi, quando nella parte posteriore, piatti carta marmorizzata, copertine e dorso conservati, testa dorata, vincolante siglato Bernasconi. La nostra copia è completo è il ritratto dell'autore da Raymonde Heudebert qui a doppio stato come copie della testina di stampa. Nizza copia piacevolmente stabilito. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 40 exemplaires numérotés sur papier vert lumière, tirage de tête avec 10 Chine et 30 Japon hors commerce. Reliure en demi maroquin marine à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, date en queue, plats de papier marbré, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de Bernasconi. Notre est exemplaire est bien complet du portrait de l'auteur par Raymonde Heudebert, ici en double état à l'instar des exemplaires du tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.

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        Painted Fan Signed by Composers, Performers, Writers, Politicians and Luminaries

      - An extraordinary carved ivory fan-form tabletop frame, circa 1923-24, measuring 12 3/4 inches high by 22 inches (31 x 56 cm) wide, containing a semicircular sheet of vellum, with a watercolor painting by J. Campbell Phillips, depicting a mountainous landscape and a portrait of opera singer Maria Jeritza, together with numerous autographs of musical and literary figures, including Sergei Rachmaninoff, Arturo Toscanini, Ignaz Paderewski, Leopold Auer, Efrem Zimbalist, Franz Kneisel, Ignaz Friedman, Alfred Hertz, Alexander Siloti, Wilhelm Mengelberg, Myra Hess, Clarence Adler, Charles J. Rosebault, Wilhelm Backhaus, David Belasco, Walter Damrosch (with a musical quotation), Augustus Thomas (with quotation), Sigmund Spaeth, A. Siloti, Harold Bauer, Benno Moisevitch, Victor Herbert (with a musical quotation), Jacques Thibaud (with a musical quotation), Leopold Godowsky, Giovanni Martinelli, Josef Hofmann, David Lloyd George, Arthur Bodansky, Josef Stransky (with a musical quotation), Pasquale Amato, Channing Pollock (with quotation), Minnie Maddern Fiske, Ossip Gabrilowitsch, Moritz Rosenthal, Vladimir de Pachmann, Marcella Sembrich, John Erskine, the London String Quartet and others, approximately 50 signatures in total. Minor wear and soiling, a most interesting artifact. The frame requires a key (not present) to safely open it and thus the fan has not been removed from or inspected out of the frame.

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music]
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        The Enchanted April

      Doubleday, Page & Co, 1923 First edition in a later dustjacket, in original case. 1923 stated on title and copyright page. Fine in very good dj. Case very good.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        SALAMMBÔ Avec six hors-texte en couleurs et des ornements gravés sur bois par F.-L. SCHMIED

      Paris, « Le Livre », 1923 1 vol. in-8, reliure de chagrin patiné bleu, plat supérieur à décor mosaïqué style (art déco) dans les tons irisés vieux rose, vieil or et de nacre, plat inférieur à décor de deux bandes irisées, dont l'une part du plat supérieur, dos lisse avec titre et auteur à l'oeser blanc, gardes orangées à reflets or, étui bordé, reliure de Armelle GUEGANT, couvertures conservées, six superbes hors-texte couleurs de F.-L. SCHMIED ainsi que des ornements gravés sur bois in-texte, un des 850 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin de pur chiffon des papeteries de Voiron (n°577), MAGNIFIQUE EXEMPLAIRE DE CE CHEF-D'ŒUVRE DE FLAUBERT dans une SUPERBE RELIURE de Armelle GUEGANT

      [Bookseller: Nadine-Livres]
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        The Harp-Weaver and Other Poems

      New York: Harper and Brothers 1923 - First edition, first printing publisher's code K-X on the copyright page, publisher's name at the foot of the spine. Signed by Millay on the front free endpaper. Publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt; in the original yellow dust jacket, lettered in black. Very good, with a slight lean and some dimming to the spine, light wear to the spine ends, minor offsetting to the endpapers, otherwise clean interior; unclipped dust jacket (no price stated), with some losses to the spine ends and edges of the panels, closed tear with tape reinforcements to the rear panel, closed tear to the rear flap fold, light toning to the spine, minor soiling to the wrappers. Overall, a very presentable copy, signed by Millay. Yost 19. The first issue of the first edition of Harp-Weaver was published in November of 1923 and is designated by the publisher's code "K-X". Later printings have a different code and the addition of the publisher's name to the foot of the spine. While the publisher's name is present on this copy, the correct publication code confirms it is a first edition; most likely the publishers added their name to new bindings being used for the second issue and these bindings were used for first-issue text blocks after the bindings without the publisher's names were all used. The Harp-Weaver and Other Poems is a collection of sixty-eight of Millay's poems, many of which were previously unpublished in book form. Specifically, this volume includes "My Heart, Being Hungry," "The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver," "Memory of Cape Cod," and "A Visit to the Asylum," in addition to nearly forty untitled sonnets. Notably, the "The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver," first published in 1922, won Millay the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        [THE RUMYANTSEV MUSEUM] Gosudarstvennyi Rumyantsevsky muzei: Putevoditel': 1. Biblioteka [i.e. The State Rumyantsev Museum. Guidebook: V.1. Library]

      Moscow: Izdatel'stvo L.D. Frenkel', 1923. 237, [3] pp.: ill. 19,5x14 cm. In original printed wrappers. Book is separated in two parts, lacks small pieces of the spine, faded Soviet bookshop's stamps on the back cover. 1 of 3000 copies. First edition. The Rumyantsev Museum was Moscow's first public museum. It evolved from the personal art collection and library of Count Nikolay Rumyantsev (1754-1826), the last of his family. One year after this guidebook was published museum was shut down by the Soviet government, and the museum's collection of manuscripts and incunabula was reorganized as the Lenin Library (now the Russian State Library). The books includes: Outline of the history of the Rumyantsev Museum and its transfer to Moscow, Nikolai Rumyantsev's activity as educator and philanthropist, Features of Rumyantsev's collections as part of the Museum, History of the library, its content and organization, manuscript department (the separate chapter with a lot of details). Lists of incunable editions (Germany, France, Italy, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland), Aldines, and manuscripts starting with famous The Archangelsk Gospel, the fourth oldest Eastern Slavic manuscript (1092). Great account of how Rumyantsev library was forming - from whose collections books came from, how they were maintained and described. It's also interesting to see through description and photos of the Rumyantsev Museum before it ceased to exist.

      [Bookseller: Bookvica]
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