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        Gesammelte Werke. Erste und zweite Reihe in je 3 Bänden.

      Berlin, S. Fischer Verlag, 1923/1924. - Band 1 350 (1) Seiten; Band 2 284 (1) Seiten; Band 3 203 (6) Seiten; Band 4 448 (1) Seiten; Band 5 351 (1) Seiten); Band 6 4371(5) Seiten. die Bände berieben und teilweise gering beschabt, innen ungelesen und wie neu. Die erste bis dritte Auflage der ersten Reihe (Band 1-3) wurde im Herbst 1923 bei Poeschel & Trepte in Leipzig gedruckt. Die ersten dreihundert Exemplare wurden auf Daunendruckpapier abgezogen, numeriert und vom Dichter signiert. Der Ganzpergamentband ist nach einem Entwurf von Emil Preetorius in München hergestellt. Die ist die Nummer 188. Die erste bis dritte Auflage der zweiten Reihe (Band 4-6) wurde im Sommer 1924 bei Poeschel & Trepte in Leipzig gedruckt. Die ersten dreihundert Exemplare wurden auf Daunendruckpapier abgezogen, numeriert und vom Dichter signiert. Der Ganzpergamentband ist nach einem Entwurf von Emil Preetorius in München hergestellt. Die ist die Nummer 188. Entgegen dieses Vermerks sind die Bände in Ganzleder gebunden. Band 3 und Band 6 sind vom AUtor persönlich signiert. Hugo Laurenz August Hofmann, Edler von Hofmannsthal (genannt Hugo von Hofmannsthal; * 1. Februar 1874 in Wien - + 15. Juli 1929 in Rodaun bei Wien) war ein berühmter österreichischer Schriftsteller, Dramatiker, Lyriker, Librettist sowie Mitbegründer der Salzburger Festspiele. Er gilt als einer der wichtigsten Repräsentanten des deutschsprachigen Fin de siècle und der Wiener Moderne. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 650 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Ganz-Ledereinband auf 5 Bünden mit geprägtem Titel und Bandzahl auf dem Buchrücken, Farbkopfschnitt. Einmalige numerierte Auflage von je 300 Exemplaren. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Das Flaschenteufelchen. Mit 12 Original-Radierungen von Bruno Goldschmitt.

      Avalun-Verlag,, Hellerau, 1923 - Nr. 112 v. 300 Exemplaren. XXX. Avalun-Druck. Hellerau, Avalun-Verlag, 1923. Kl8°. 116 S. m. ill. Titelseite. Leseband, Kopfgoldschnitt. Ganzs. Illustrationen. Blauer O-Ganzlederband (Maroquin) m. Goldprägung (innen Goldfileten), goldgepr. Leder-Rückenschild u. auf 5 Bünden. Von Bruno Goldschmitt im Impressum und unter jeder Radierung signiert, unter der Titelradierung monogrammiert. Sehr gut erhalten. Lediglich Innenbezugspapiere der Einbanddeckel u. Vorsatzpapier am Rande mit leichtem Schatten. Blauer O-Ganzlederband (Maroquin) m. Goldprägung (innen Goldfileten), goldgepr. Leder-Rückenschild u. auf 5 Bünden. Von Bruno Goldschmitt im Impressum und unter jeder Radierung signiert, unter der Titelradierung monogrammiert. Sehr gut erhalten. Lediglich Innenbezugspapiere der Einbanddeckel u. Vorsatzpapier am Rande mit leichtem Schatten. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Faksimile: Ulrich von Richental. Conciliumbuch. Augsburg Anton Sorg 1483. Die Inkunabel in ihren Hauptwerken Nr. 3. Mit erklärendem Aufsatz von Ernst Vouilleme und einem heraldischen Nachwort mit dem Namenverzeichnis der Wappen usw. von Egon Frhr. von Berchem. (GWM38152)

      Potsdam Müller & Co Verlag (Augsburg Anton Sorg 2 November 1483) 1923 - Buntpapierbezogener Halbledereinband mit Lederecken. Rücken mit fünf Bünden und Titel in Golddruck auf Rücken. Exlibris auf Büttenpapiervorsätzen. Kopfgelbschnitt. Vorsätze und Titelblatt schwach stockfleckig. Titelblatt, (1 Bl.) Kolophon, 247 ungezählte Blätter auf unbeschnittenem Handbüttenpapier von J. W. Zanders mit Text und zahlreichen, handkolorierten Holzschnitt-Illustrationen und Wappen. Die Blätter V-VIII sind untereinander vertauscht aber vollständig, 4°. Die Handkolorierung wurde sehr farbenfroh ausgeführt und auf dem Blatt II ist eine handkolorierte Initiale auf Goldgrund eingefügt. Koloriertes Exemplar Nr. "i" von 30 auf Handbütten von J. W. Zanders mit dem Wasserzeichen "Pferd an Kette". Kolophon: "Von diesem Werk wurden 235 Exemplare hergestellt, von denen Nr. 1 - 30 auf Handbütten von J. W. Zanders, Nr. 31 - 200 auf Handbütten der Hahnemühle in den Handel kommen. Der Druck wurde in der Kunstanstalt Richard Labisch & Co., Berlin, der Druck des Nachworts von der Offizin Poeschel & Trepte besorgt. Die Kolorierarbeiten wurden in den Werkstätten Hans Hoffer, Berlin ausgeführt. Die Einbände sind unter Verwendung alter Handstempel in Schweinsleder auf hohe Bünde und Holzdecken gebunden" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The New Hawaii

      London: Mills & Boon, Limited, 1923 First edition thus. Octavo. Pages 9-60 comprise Jack London's "My Hawaiian Aloha." Pages 61-264 are by Charmain. Illustrated with 16 halftone photos; double page map of Hawaiian Islands. Original gilt stamped blue cloth, With the rare unclipped original dust jacket. Fine, fresh. No other signatures or bookplates. Laid down on the front pastedown is a 1 page Autograph Letter Signed ("Charmain London") in blue fountain pen ink, January 1928, Waimea, Hawaii to Judge and Mrs. David Forbes. See BAL 11984 for the 1922 American printing issued under the title "Our Hawaii".

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        EARLY CHINESE JADES.

      MAJOR MONOGRAPH ON ARCHAIC JADE ART OBJECTS New York 1923, - Stokes. Grey cloth, very good, thick volume,148p. text + 8 color, 64p. b.w. plates, index, bibliograhy,chronology, glossary, clean copy, 22 x 29 cm. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION Q U I T E S C A R C E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        THE GIRL IN THE GOLDEN ATOM.

      New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers,. 1923. original light yellow-brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black.. A fine copy in very good buff dust jacket printed in blue with shelf. wear at edges, mainly spine ends and corner tips, some age-darkening. to spine panel and flap folds, and several closed tears at edges, two. with some associated wrinkling and internal tape mends. Overall, a. nice example of a very scarce jacket. (#147268). First U.S. edition. Code "I-X" on copyright page. First binding of light yellow-brown cloth stamped in black. Text differs from that of the earlier Methuen edition that was slightly abridged. "The Girl in the Golden Atom," Cummings' first published story, appeared in the 15 March 1919 issue of ALL-STORY WEEKLY. It was an instant success and was followed by a sequel, "People of the Golden Atom," published in ALL-STORY WEEKLY 24 January-28 February 1920. The two stories are here collected as the author's first book. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-54; (1981) 2-19; (1987) 2-22; (1995) 2- 28; and (2004) II-294. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 512. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 225. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 63. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 878-82. In 333. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 170. Bleiler (1978), p. 54. Reginald 03691.

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        The Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies. (Ed. by University of Wales / Prifysgol Cymru).

      Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press / Cardiff, University of Wales Press 1923-1970. Volumes I - XXIII (1923-1970). bound in half cloth, the last 2 volumes in original softcover issues, cutting and wrappers of the softcover issues a bit foxed / stained, else fine, Versand D: 4,90 EUR Kelten, Keltologie, Wales,

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        The Tomb of Tutankhamen.

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd,, 1923-1927-1933. Discovered by the late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter. 3 volumes, large octavo. Original dark yellow cloth, gilt lettered spines and front covers, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated throughout. Spines rolled, a few nicks at extremities of spines, front inner hinge of volume III split but sound, a very good set. First edition, first impressions, of Carter's own account of the most spectacular archaeological discovery of the 20th century. "In the summer of 1922 Carter persuaded Carnarvon to allow him to conduct one more campaign in the valley. Starting work earlier than usual Howard Carter opened up the stairway to the tomb of Tutankhamen on 4 November 1922. Carnarvon hurried to Luxor and the tomb was entered on 26 November. The discovery astounded the world: a royal tomb, mostly undisturbed, full of spectacular objects. Carter recruited a team of expert assistants to help him in the clearance of the tomb, and the conservation and recording of its remarkable contents. On 16 February 1923 the blocking to the burial chamber was removed, to reveal the unplundered body and funerary equipment of the dead king. Unhappily, the death of Lord Carnarvon on 5 April seriously affected the subsequent progress of Carter's work. In spite of considerable and repeated bureaucratic interference, not easily managed by the short-tempered excavator, work on the clearance of the tomb proceeded slowly, but was not completed until 1932. Carter handled the technical processes of clearance, conservation, and recording with exemplary skill and care. A popular account of the work was published in three volumes, The Tomb of Tutankhamen (1923?-33), the first of which was substantially written by his principal assistant, Arthur C. Mace" (ODNB).

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        Tomb of Tutankhamen

      1923 - CARTER, Howard and MACE, A.C. The Tomb of Tutankhamen Discovered by the Late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter. London: Cassell, 1923-33. Three volumes. Thick octavo, original brown cloth gilt with decorative gilt scarabs on front covers, patterned endpapers. Housed together in a custom slipcase. $19,500.First edition of Carter’s account of the discovery of King Tutankhamen’s tomb, including the scarce third volume, with 247 dramatic illustrations, inscribed in Volume I: “Howard Carter, in remembrance of many happy days, March 1924."When Carter entered King Tut's tomb in 1922, he bridged 3000 years separating the reign of the Boy-King from the modern world. This first detailed account, richly illustrated with hundreds of plates after photographs taken by Harry Burton, includes images from the discovery of Tut's sepulchral chamber, the excavation of the site and hundreds of catalogued artifacts. Carter began working on Egyptian digs at the age of 17, working his way up to until he was "appointed by the Egyptian government to be inspector-in-chief of the monuments of Upper Egypt and Nubia with headquarters at Thebes. In 1902 he began excavations in the Valley of the Tombs of the Kings, discovered the sepulchres of Hatshepsut (as sovereign) and Tuthmosis IV, and installed electric lighting in several of the larger royal tombs at Thebes and in the rock-temple at Abu Simbel in Nubia. In 1903 Carter was transferred to the inspectorate of Lower Egypt with headquarters at Tanta… Five years later (1908)… Carter returned in order to superintend the excavations in the necropolis at Thebes being conducted by George Herbert, fifth Earl of Carnarvon [q.v.]. During the war of 1914-1918, among other discoveries, he found and cleared the long sought for tomb of Amenophis I. On 4 November 1922 he made the great discovery which will always be associated with his name, the tomb of King Tutankhamen with its extraordinary wealth of artistic treasures. Carter's records of the objects found and his handling and packing of them for transport down the Nile to Cairo were a most brilliant achievement and occupied no less than ten seasons (1922-1932). He published The Tomb of Tut-ankh-Amen and he had hoped to publish the full catalogue of all objects found, but his health failed and the work was unfinished" (DNB). Because of the Depression, the third and final volume, included here, was printed in limited numbers and is consequently quite scarce. Without dust jackets, as usual. Scattered light foxing as often, inner paper hinges expertly reinforced in Volume II, only slightest edge-wear to fresh original cloth. Rare and desirable inscribed by Carter. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Manual del Librero Hispano-americano. Bibliografía general española e hispanoamericana desde la invención de la imprenta hasta nuestros tiempos, con el valor comercial de los impresos descritos

      Librería Anticuaria, Barcelona 1923 - 4º mayor, 7 vols. Medio pergamino, tejuelo. Buen ejemplar. Primera edición de esta obra grandiosa y eficaz, única en su género, sin parangón en ningún otro país, y que el mismo autor reanudó y sus hijos continuaron en la monumental segunda edición, en 28 volúmenes. Se trata de un título fundamental, que no debe faltar en toda buena biblioteca. Buen ejemplar. (Palau 210014).

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        Woman's Head

      1923. Original proof wood engraving. Image size, 4.4 x 3.9 cms. Framed and glazed Originally from the William Andrews Clark Library but deaccessioned due to duplication.

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        Memories of an Active Life: Men, and Ships, and Sealing Wax

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1923 - 8vo., ribbed burgundy cloth lettered in gilt; top edge gilt; spine lettering faded. First edition, first printing, with 150 illustrations. A presentation copy, inscribed: "To Hon. Elihu Root, with the sincere regards of Chas R. Flint, NY. 18-XII-23," on the front endpaper; Root is mentioned throughout the book, a photo of Root, inscribed to Flint, appears on page 234. ---- The recipient, Elihu Root, who served as both secretary of war and secretary of state, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1912. Often the financial wizard Flint, dubbed the "Father of Trusts," and Root's paths would cross. For instance, at Flint's recommendation, Root was made chair of the American Commission to Russia. Flint secured the support of Samuel Gompers's AF of L, at Root's request. A compelling presentation copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sinclairs Notizbuch.

      Zürich, Rascher, 1923 - 8°, 108 (4) S., 4 farb. Abb., HLwd. goldgeprägtem Rücken, Kanten etwas berieben, innen sauber EA. (W/G2 127), Nr. 24 von 100 Ex. (insgesamt 1100 Exemplare der Luxusausgabe) Das Impressum und die 4 farbigen Abbildungen vom Autor signiert. - Vorwort: «Die Aufsätze und Dichtungen dieses kleinen Buches sind in den Jahren 1917 bis 1920 geschrieben, und die Mehrzahl von ihnen ist damals in Zeitungen und Zeitschriften unter dem Pseudonym Emil Sinclair erschienen, unter welchem ich damals den Roman «Demian» erscheinen liess.» 1200 gr. Schlagworte: Signierte BücherErstausgaben deutscher LiteraturHesse, Hermann [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph postcard signed with original sketches

      1923 - EINSTEIN, Albert. Autograph postcard signed with original sketches. Near Jerusalem, circa February 5, 1923. Postcard illustrated with a rendering of the Red Star Liner Belgenland, measuring 5-1/2 by 3-1/2 inches, with two sketches by Einstein on the recto and autograph letter by Einstein in German (along with an autograph letter by his traveling companion) on the verso. $49,000.Extremely rare autograph postcard signed written by Einstein during his visit to Palestineâ€"one of only a couple manuscript items from this visit known to existâ€"featuring a very rare self-portrait sketch by Einstein as well as a sketch of the traveling companion he mentions in his letter. Letter in German.Einstein writes to noted Zionist Arthur Ruppin in full (translated from German): "To my dear Mr. Ruppin, We are having unforgettable days in Palestine. With the sun shining, in cheerful company. Your wife is standing next to me and looking at what I am writing about her. She is counting the days until you come back. Yours, A. Einstein." (At the time, Ruppin had been on an extended fundraising trip in the United States, see: Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle, December 15, 1922.) Above his note, Hanna Ruppin also writes her husband (translated): "Dear Arthur, A pleasant tour of the city. Included is a picture by Prof. Einstein. Warm greetings, Hanna." True to her word, on the recto, Einstein had drawn a diminutive self-portrait (signed below) together with a rendering of "Frau Ruppin." Above the drawings, he added the words, "Jerusalem," "Heiligenschein" (or "halo") with an arrow pointing to the halo-like marks over his self-portrait's head. Einstein's depiction of himself as a rotund, almost comical figure stands in contrast to the elegantly-dressed "Frau Ruppin" with her stylish hat, shapely figure and umbrella. A newly minted celebrity following the reception of the 1921 Nobel Prize for physics, Einstein was on his return to Europe following a six-month lecture tour that took him as far as Japan in late 1922. He returned to Europe via Sri Lanka and the Suez Canal, stopping at Port Said on February 1, 1923 for two weeks in Palestine. Einstein made the stop at the invitation of Arthur Ruppin (1876-1943), an early Zionist thinker and leader. Academically trained in Germany in economics and law, Ruppin was awarded the Krupp prize in 1899 for his dissertation on Darwinism and industry. He joined the Zionist Organization in 1905 and acted as a land agent to purchase land in Palestine in order to facilitate the migration of European Jews. From 1933 to 1935, he headed the Jewish Agency which assisted German Jews fleeing Nazi persecution in settling in Palestine. At the time of Einstein's visit to Palestine, Ruppin was on an extended fundraising tour in the United States (Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle, December 15, 1922, p. 10). From Port Said, Einstein boarded a train for Jerusalem, where he was greeted not unlike a visiting head of state in light of his of recent scientific achievements, as well as his support of the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine. The first night, Einstein was the guest of an aide to the British High Commissioner for the Palestinian Mandate and he spent the next two days informally touring the Old City, as well as taking a trip to the Dead Sea via Jericho. February 5th marked the first day of his official tour organized by the Zionists. Writing in his travel diary, he recorded (translated): "Tour of two Jewish colonial settlements west of Jerusalem, belonging to the city. The construction is carried out by Jewish workers' cooperative in which the leaders are elected. The workers arrive without specialized knowledge or expertise and achieve excellence after a short time. The leaders are paid no more than the workers." According to corresponding sources, Einstein's first visit that morning was to the suburb of Beth Hakerem, in the west of Jerusalem, accompanied by Hanna Ruppin, together with Hadassah Samuel and Solomon Ginzburg. (see: [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Un jeune officier pauvre. Fragments de journal intime rassemblés par son fils Samuel Viaud

      Calmann-Lévy 1923 - - Calmann-Lévy, Paris 1923, 12,5x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 75 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition, one of 75 numbered copies on Holland paper. Beautiful copy preserved witnesses. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Schiller's Räuber.

      (Hellerau, Avalun 1923). - 4°. 103 S., 2 Bll., durchgehend in Rot u. Schwarz gedruckt. Mit sign. Orig.-Lithographien von Lovis Corinth. Orig.-Pergamentbd. mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel sowie Kopfgoldschnitt (leicht verzogen, Schnitt minimal stockfleckig). 31. Avalun-Druck. - Eines von 150 Ex. der Vorzugsausgabe (Nr. 30) (Ges.aufl. 280 Ex.), jedes Vollbild und Impressum vom Künstler handschriftlich mit Bleistift signiert und gedruckt in einer von Georg Mendelssohn entworfenen expressionistischen Schrift. - Ohne die zusätzliche Suite von sign. Steinzeichnungen, die den ersten 50 Exemplaren beigegeben wurden. Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig, insgesamt jedoch schönes Exemplar. - Rodenberg 337. - Müller 797-808. Lang de

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        THE WARES OF THE MING DYNASTY

      London, Benn Brothers Limited, 1923.LIMITED EDITION, 256 COPIES THIS BEING NUMBER 71, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR WITH EXTRA COLOUR PLATE. 4to, approximately 270 x 215 mm, 10½ x 8½ inches, 12 coloured illustrations, including frontispiece, on 10 plates, 49 monochrome plates, many with more than 1 image, numbered 10 - 59, all plates have captioned descriptive tissue guards, making a total of 128 images, pages: xvi, [1] - 240, bound in full publisher's pigskin, gilt lettering to spine, gilt decoration to upper cover, gilt top edge, text pages untrimmed. Binding slightly rubbed, corners bumped and showing wear, shelf wear to edges, edges of untrimmed pages age - browned, very small chip to the lower margin of plate 28, some of the untrimmed pages have small nicks to the edges which are protruding, 2 small repairs to edges of first tissue guard, occasional small pale spot, otherwise a very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Jack Miner and the Birds - Some Things I Know about Nature

      Toronto: Ryerson Press 1923 - 8vo., forest green cloth lettered in gilt; with the slightest rubbing to extremities. First edition, profusely illustrated. A presentation copy, inscribed: "To my tried and true friend F. C. Walcott. Don't work all your life to make a living, but work to life all your life, Jack Miner, Xmas 1926," on the front endpaper; accompanied by an autograph letter from Miner to Walcott regarding the death of a mutual friend. ---- In addition to representing Connecticut in the US Senate between 1929 and 1935, the recipient Frederic C. Walcott served as commissioner of welfare of Connecticut, a member of the advisory committee of the Human Welfare Group of Yale University, and regent of the Smithsonian Institution. A wonderful association [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE SECRET AGENT. A Drama in Three Acts

      1923. London: Privately Printed for Subscribers only by T. Werner Laurie, 1923. Original parchment-backed boards with spine label, with dust jacket. First Published Edition, which is to say the Limited Edition -- being one of 1000 numbered copies signed by Conrad (this being #475). This was Conrad's dramatization of his 1907 novel of the same name, preceded by a 52-copy private issue ("... in Four Acts", Canterbury 1922). For this signed edition, it was decided to combine the short third act into the second (as Act II Scene III): thus the reduced number of acts. The play had been a flop; Conrad later observed, "I was amused by their [the critics'] touching unanimity in damning the play. It was like a chorus of parrots.".~This volume is in fine condition, with the duplicate spine label still bound in at the rear; the dust jacket is very good-plus (a few short tears, one small chip at an upper corner of the spine, spine sunned as always). Cagle A54b.

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        SPHINX ...

      London: John Long, Limited,. [1923]. original decorated sea green cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black and blind.. A bright, nearly fine copy. A very scarce book, especially in nice. condition. (#151700). First edition. The author's third book. "SPHINX (1923) places muted metaphysical images of the same type [as those found in A VOYAGE TO ARCTURUS (1920) and THE HAUNTED WOMAN (1922)] in a conventional domestic drama: a hapless young man becomes entangled with two women while trying to perfect a machine to record the deep, unremembered dreams that contain the hidden truth of human existence." - Clute and Grant (editors), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 583. SPHINX "comes closer to traditional science-fiction than anything else Lindsay was to write." - Wolfe, David Lindsay, p. 56. "Most critics have dismissed SPHINX as a failure, but I find it curiously fascinating." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1021. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1344. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 140. Bleiler (1978), p. 124. Reginald 09073.

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        Vegetable

      1923 - FITZGERALD, F. Scott. The Vegetable. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. Octavo, original green cloth, original dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. $5500.First edition, in scarce original dust jacket.Fitzgerald's original title for this absurdist romantic farce had been Gabriel's Trombone, and he told editor Max Perkins it was "the best piece of American comedy to date, and undoubtedly the best thing I have ever written." His next book was The Great Gatsby. (Berg, Max Perkins, Editor of Genius, 50). Bruccoli A10.1.a. Book fine, exceptionally bright, unrestored dust jacket with only slight rubbing and shallow chipping to edges and several tape repairs to verso. Most desirable and scarce in original dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SHAKESPEARE'S THE MERCHANT OF VENICE PRINTED FROM THE FOLIO OF 1623.

      London: [Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press for Ernest Benn Limited], 1923.. xxxviii,[2],97[2]pp. Small folio (32.5 x 25 cm). Richly bound in full dark brown morocco by Zaehnsdorf (with their extra gilt signet on the rear pastedown), raised bands, elaborately gilt side panels within blindstamped rules, t.e.g., others untrimmed. A few trivial rubs to joints, spine a trace sunned, otherwise about fine. First edition in this format, deluxe issue, published as an element in the "Player's Shakespeare," edited and introduced by Harley- Granville Barker. This volume includes color collotype plates by Thomas Lowinsky and line blocks by Emery Waler. This is one of one hundred numbered deluxe copies printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott handmade paper, specially bound, and signed by Lowinsky, Albert Rutherston (the series art editor) and Barker. Zaehnsdorf bound the one hundred copies in one of two fashions, in morocco, gilt extra, as here, and in gilt vellum.

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        Faksimile: Ulrich von Richental. Conciliumbuch. Augsburg Anton Sorg 1483. Die Inkunabel in ihren Hauptwerken Nr. 3. Mit erklärendem Aufsatz von Ernst Vouilleme und einem heraldischen Nachwort mit dem Namenverzeichnis der Wappen usw. von Egon Frhr. von Berchem. (GWM38152)

      Potsdam Müller & Co Verlag (Augsburg Anton Sorg 2 November 1483) 1923 - Buntpapierbezogener Halbleineneinband mit Titel in Golddruck auf ledernem Rückenschild. Zwei verschiedene Exlibris auf Büttenpapiervorsätzen. Kopfrotschnitt. (7 Bl.), Titelblatt, 23 Seiten, (1 Bl.) Kolophon. 247 ungezählte Blätter auf unbeschnittenem Handbüttenpapier der Hahnemühle mit Text und zahlreichen, handkolorierten Holzschnitt-Illustrationen und Wappen. Die Blätter III-VIII sind untereinander vertauscht aber vollständig, 4°. Koloriertes Exemplar Nr. "I." von 235 auf Handbütten der Hahnemühle. Kolophon: "Von diesem Werk wurden 235 Exemplare hergestellt, von denen Nr. 1 - 30 auf Handbütten von J. W. Zanders, Nr. 31 - 200 auf Handbütten der Hahnemühle in den Handel kommen. Der Druck wurde in der Kunstanstalt Richard Labisch & Co., Berlin, der Druck des Nachworts von der Offizin Poeschel & Trepte besorgt. Die Kolorierarbeiten wurden in den Werkstätten Hans Hoffer, Berlin ausgeführt. Die Einbände sind unter Verwendung alter Handstempel in Schweinsleder auf hohe Bünde und Holzdecken gebunden" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SHAKESPEARE'S THE TRAGEDIE OF MACBETH PRINTED FROM THE FOLIO OF 1623.

      London: [Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press for Ernest Benn Limited], 1923. - lix,[1],84,[1]pp. Small folio (32.5 x 25 cm). Richly bound in full dark brown morocco by Zaehnsdorf (with their extra gilt signet on the rear pastedown), raised bands, elaborately gilt side panels within blindstamped rules, t.e.g., others untrimmed. A few trivial rubs to joints, closed snag in fore-edge of free endsheet, narrow crack from toe of upper joint, some shallow brown discolorations to fore-edges of a few prelims due to offset (bleed?) from binding, otherwise very good or better. First edition in this format, deluxe issue, published as an element in the "Player's Shakespeare," edited and introduced by Harley- Granville Barker. This volume includes sepia collotypes by Charles Ricketts as well as a number of line blocks by Emery Walker. This is one of one hundred numbered deluxe copies printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott handmade paper, specially bound, and signed by Ricketts, Albert Rutherston (who served as art editor for the series) and Barker. Zaehnsdorf bound the one hundred copies in one of two fashions: in morocco, gilt extra, and full vellum.

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

      Zürich / Leipzig Verlag von Grethlein & Co 1923 - Umschlag berieben und gering beschabt sowie mit Randläsuren; Umschlag an den Falzen und Kapitalen fachmännisch hinterlegt; schönes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe, WG 25. - Mit dem seltenen 3-teiligen Orig.-Umschlag mit violetter Tonplatte. - [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zwei Sitzende am Strand. Original Holzschnitt.

      1923 - 1923. 40,3/40,8 x 27,4/28,2 auf 70 x 55 cm. Auf kräftigem Bütten. Unter Passepartout. Sehr gut erhalten, am linken Rand ein kleine ursprüngliche Verfärbung im Papier, ebenso links neben der Signatur. Rechts am unteren Bildrand signiert und datiert "Erich Heckel 23" Am unteren linken Papierrand in Bleistift bezeichnet: "Zwei Sitzende am Strand". Dube H 337. Bei Dube keine Angabe zur Anzahl; wahrscheinlich unter 20. Sehr schönes kräftiges Blatt, mit exzellenter Provenienz aus der produktiven Schaffensphase der frühen 20er Jahre. Sprache: Deutsch Sehr gut erhalten, am linken Rand ein kleine ursprüngliche Verfärbung im Papier, ebenso links neben der Signatur. Rechts am unteren Bildrand signiert und datiert "Erich Heckel 23" Am unteren linken Papierrand in Bleistift bezeichnet: "Zwei Sitzende am Strand". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Sinclairs Notizbuch. Signiert! a signed copy !

      Rascher,, Zürich, 1923 - Zürich, Rascher, 1923. Gr.-8°. 108 Seiten / pp., 2 Bll. Mit 4 Taf. nach Aquarellen Hermann Hesses. Blaues Original Halbleinen. Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, der Leinenrücken leicht ausgeblichen und etwas beschabt. Mit fremder handschriftlicher Widmung auf dem Titel über dem Autorenamen: "Zum Erinnerung an die Sommermonate 1924 dem Verehrer von Hermann Hesse eine Verehrerin von (Hermann Hesse)." Erste Ausgabe, verso des Titels in Bleistift mit "H. Hesse" signiert. - Num. 662 von 1000 Exemplaren. - Die Dichtungen entstanden unter dem Pseudonym 'Sinclair' zwischen 1917 und 1920. "Unter dem Zeichen 'Sinclair' steht für mich heute noch jene brennende Epoche, . das erst schmerzliche, dann innig bejahte Erwachen zu einem neuen Verstehen von Welt und Wirklichkeit, das Aufblitzen einer Einsicht in die Einheit im Zeichen der Polarität, des Zusammenfallens der Gegensätze, wie es vor tausend Jahren die Meister des Zen in China auf magische Formeln zu bringen versucht haben" (Vorwort). - Mileck II, 44. Sprache: Deutsch Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, der Leinenrücken leicht ausgeblichen und etwas beschabt. Mit fremder handschriftlicher Widmung auf dem Titel über dem Autorenamen: "Zum Erinnerung an die Sommermonate 1924 dem Verehrer von Hermann Hesse eine Verehrerin von (Hermann Hesse)." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Zehn Federzeichnungen., großformatiges Mappenwerk,

      München. Verlag Braun & Schneider, 1923 - mit signierte 10 Heliogravüren hinter Passepartout, SCHÖNES EXEMPLAR, IM IMPRESSUM NUMMERIERTES EXEMPLAR Nr. 39 (von 150) der Ausgabe A. Heliogravüre auf echtem Japan, jedes Blatt vom Künstler signiert, Gesamtauflage 500 Exemplar. Der Druck wurde auf der Kupferdruckpresse der Graphischen Kunstanstalten F. Bruckmann AG in München unter der persönlichen Aufsicht des Künstlers ausgeführt. Enthalten sind die Blätter 1. "Der Komzertbildhauer", 2. "Das fidele Gefängnis", 3. "Löwe und Marabu", 4. "Der ungenügsame Fritz", 5. "Der Löwe als Kunstreiter", 6. "Höllen-Rache", 7. "Der Traum des Savoyarden in Ostafrika", 8. "Macht der Gewohnheit", 9. "Höchste Reklame", 10. "Der Biss in die Zitrone" , lediglich mit kleiner Fehlstelle des Bezugspapiers auf der vorderdecke Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0 46x59, helle HPgmt-Flügelmappe mit Pergamentecken und goldgeprägtem Namenszug Oberländers auf der Vorderdecke,

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        Breguet (1747 - 1823). Edition revue, corrigee et augmentee, ornee de nombreuses illustrations. Traduit de l`anglais par Louis Desoutter,

      London / Londres, 1923 - Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (dunkelblaues Ganzleinen / Leinen / OLn / Ln im Format 16,5 x 24,5 cm) mit dekoriertem (Linien in Gold- und Blindprägung) Rücken- und Deckeltitel, jeweils in Goldprägung, und Kopfgoldschnitt. X,159 Seiten Text (in Französisch) und 330 Tafeln auf Kunstdruckpapier (einseitig bedruckt), mit mehr als 700 fotografischen Abbildungen von M.L.Desoutter, die Kuntdrucktafeln jeweils mit Seidenhemdchen. - Aus dem Inhalt: Widmung an Lady Salomons - Vorbemerkung des Verfassers - Kap.I-X - Tafelteil. - Die Abbildungen zeigen eine Bronzebüste von Abraham Louis Breguet (Frontispiz, aus dem Besitz des Verfassers), ein gestochenes Porträt von Breguet, sein Geschäftshaus in Paris sowie sehr viele Taschenuhren und Taschen-Chronometer in Originalgröße, und zwar von jeder Uhr mehrere Aufnahmen (Uhrwerk, Außenansichten), außerdem einige Großuhren sowie zeitgenössische Dokumente. - Aufwendiger Katalog der bedeutendsten Breguet-Sammlung, welche ihr Eigentümer, der englische Jude Salomons, seinerzeit zum Großteil dem Staat Israel vermachte. Vermehrte Neuauflage der englischen Erst-Ausgabe von 1921; eines von 550 Exemplaren in sehr guter Erhaltung (handschriftlicher Namenseintrag auf Schmutztitel, Stempel auf Nachsatz, sonst tadellos) Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hatim's Tales

      London: John Murray, 1923. First. Hardcover. VG. Kashmiri Stories and songs recorded with the assistance of Pandit Govind Kaul. and edited with a translation, linguistic analysis, vocabulary, indices etc. ... and with a note on the folklore of the tales. Frontispiece. 527 pp. Scarce. VG in original gilt and stamped cloth. Corners bumped and some wear at spine tips. Internally very nice.

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        DR. MABUSE: MASTER OF MYSTERY: A NOVEL ... Authorized Translation by Lilian A. Clare

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd.,. [1923]. original navy blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red.. Early owner's signature dated 1927 on front free endpaper. Cloth. lightly rubbed at spine ends, corner tips, and along outer joints,. several mild stains to rear cover, a very good copy. A somewhat. scarce book seldom found in such nice condition. (#130327). First edition in English. Exploits of a super criminal whose weapon of choice is hypnosis. A translation of DR. MABUSE, DER SPIELER (Berlin: Ullstein, 1920), which appears to be Jacques' only book about the sinister doctor (Jacques shelved a sequel in the 1930s). A very popular silent film based on the novel, directed by Fritz Lang from a script by Thea von Harbou, was produced in 1922. There were many filmed sequels by Lang and others. "The new [German] fantasies of the 1920's often feature exalted, superhuman characters who rebel against discipline and the order of the world, who acknowledge no law, and do what they please. Power is their aim, the manipulation and control of their fellow beings, and a feverish spirit is apparent in these books, of which Norbert Jacques' DR. MABUSE, DER SPIELER is perhaps a typical example." - Franz Rottensteiner, "German- Language Fantasy Since 1900," Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature, pp. 2403-2404 Bleiler (1948), p. 160. Reginald 07762. Hubin (1994), p. 435. Not in Bloch (2002; 2010).

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        Women & Men.

      Paris, Three Mountains Press,, 1923. Quarto. Original tan wrappers, titles to upper wrapper and backstrip in black and red. A few minor smudges to the occasional margin, short split to one fold - negligible for this publication - wrappers lightly marked but an excellent copy. First Edition, Sole Printing. One of 300 numbered copies printed for William Bird and published by him at his Three Mountains Press.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Alfred de Vigny. Edition revue et corrigee par l'auteur. Paris, Aveline, 1923.

      "Gebonden in geheel bruin marokijn, 212 pag. Nummer XII van de 27 exemplaren ""pour les amis de l'auteur et de l'aditeur"". Dit exemplaar is op ""papier de Whatman"". Geillustreerd door A. Bourdelle en J.L. Perrichon. Bijgebonden in dit exemplaar een set van 19 prenten op Japans papier, het prospectus en het originele omslag. Bovenkant boekblok goud op snee.".

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        Hofer, Karl. - "Zwei badende Mädchen".

      - Künstlergraphik. Lithographie, 1923. Von Karl Hofer. 28,5 x 20,5 cm (Darstellung ) / 42,2 x 31,8 cm (Blatt) / 61,1 x 44,0 cm (Passepartout). Unterhalb der Darstellung rechts signiert. - Dekorative Arbeit des Berliner Künstlers. - Blattkanten minimal gebräunt. Kleiner brauner Fleck an der rechten Blattkante. Insgesamt im gutem Erhaltungszustand. - Blatt in einen Passepartout aus Karton montiert. Karl Hofer (1878 Karlsruhe - 1955 Berlin). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1896-1901 Studium an der Kunstakademie in Karlsruhe bei Leopold von Kalckreuth und Hans Thoma. Längere Aufenthalte in Italien, Frankreich und Indien. Der Symbolisus von Odilon Redon und Edward Munch übt starken Einfluss auf ihn aus, spätere Beeinflussung von El Gréco und Cézanne. 1908-13 in Paris. 1914-17 Zivilgefangener in Frankreich. Seit 1918 wieder in Berlin. 1919-33 Professor an der Kunstakademie Berlin. 1934 Entlassung als Hochschullehrer sowie Arbeits- und Ausstellungsverbot durch die Nationalsozialisten. 1938 werden 313 seiner Werke aus deutschen Museen entfernt. 1943 Ausbombung und völlige Zerstörung seines Ateliers in Berlin. Nach dem Wiederaufbau der Hochschule für bildende Künste in Berlin wird Hofer 1949 ihr Direktor. 1955 werden kurz nach seinem Tod einige Werke auf der documenta 1 in Kassel gezeigt. Hofer zählt zu den bedeutendsten Vertretern des deutschen Expressionismus und expressiven Realismus. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Angling in British Art Through Five Centuries: Prints, Pictures, Books. Signed limited edition

      London John Lane - The Bodley Head 1923. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Cover slightly soiled. Light browning to verso of plates Limited Edition 32/125 White buckram gilt 300mm x 220mm (12" x 9"). xxii, 288pp, + ads. Colour and b/w illustrations together with an original signed etching by Norman Wilkinson. Signed by author on limitation page. Special frontispiece etching signed by artist.

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        Ecce Homo - Ausgabe B II. (16 Aquarelle, unsigniert in Büttenmappe - vollständig!).,

      Berlin: Malik Verlag 1923 - 2 Blatt., 16 Aquarelle. Mappe berieben und bestossen, zudem fleckig. Titelblatt und Inhaltsverzeichnis bestossen, teils kleine Randeinrisse. Alle Aquarellblätter sind leicht bestossen, teils leicht fingerfleckig, teils rückseitig leicht stock- oder braunfleckig. Blatt I weist zwei kleine Randeinrisse auf, Blatt V einen. Vollständige Serie der Aquarelle! (Enthält folgende Aquarelle: I Passanten (1921) - II Whisky (1917) - III Schönheit, dich will ich preisen (1920) - IV Ecce homo (1921) - V Pappi und Mammi (1922) - VI Niederkunft (1916) - VII Kraft und Anmut (1922) - VIII Der Mädchenhändler (1918) - IX Soiree (1922) - X Johannisnacht (1918) - XI Professor Freud gewidmet (1922) - XII Der Mensch ist gut (1921) - XIII Walzertraum (1921) - XIV Ach, knallig Welt, du seliges Abnormitätenkabinett (1916) - XV Vor Sonnenaufgang (1922) - XVI Dämmerung (1922) - - Zitiert nach Dückers aus der Anklageschrift des Amtsgerichts Charlottenburg: "Durch Beschluß des Amtsgerichts Charlottenburg vom 25. April 1923 ist das Werk 'Ecce Homo' von George Grosz beschlagnahmt worden. Von den Abbildungen des Werkes sind die Nummern III, IV, V, VI, XI, XII, XV. durch die Art ihrer Darstellung, insbesondere die Betonung des Geschlechtlichen, in erster Linie der Hervorhebung der Geschlechtsteile, geeignet, das Scham- und Sittlichkeitsgefühl eines normal empfindenden Menschen in geschlechtlicher Beziehung zu verletzen". Trotz eines Gutachtens von Max Liebermann und so renommierter Sachverständiger wie Edwin Redslob, Maximilian Harden und Max Osborn wurde Grosz verurteilt und die Blätter mußten aus der Mappe entfernt werden. G11-3 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1001 36*27 cm. Illustrierte OFlügelmappe.

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        De l'adieu à l'oubli EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Blois: Editions du 'Jardin de la France', 1923. Fine. Editions du 'Jardin de la France', Blois 1923, 14x19cm, broché. - First edition of the first poetic work of the author that it does not come from leading copies. autograph dedication of the author. Our copy has acquired two beautiful autograph letters addressed to the author and dedicatee concerning this autograph dedication of the author. Illustrations E. Rock, rare and beautiful copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale du premier ouvrage poétique de l'auteur dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Envoi de André Rolland de Renéville. Notre exemplaire est enrichi de deux belles lettres autographes de l'auteur adressées au dédicataire et qui concernent cet ouvrage. Illustrations de E. Rocher, rare et bel exemplaire.

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        Creative Salesmanship: Scientific Ideas for Salesmen Salesmanagers and Sales Administrators

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. (1923). First. First edition. Faint stain on the front board, but the white portion of the spine is less rubbed than usual, a pleasing very good copy lacking the presumed dustwrapper. A very scarce, pioneering volume about scientific advertising. Scientific advertising began its early history in the first part of the 20th Century with the work of Albert Lasker, and became more focused in the early 1920s. .

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        Eekenhof., Mit Steinzeichnungen von Friedrich Winkler-Tannenberg.

      Berlin, Tillgner Verlag, 1923,. - 64(4) S., 4°. Handgebundener dunkelblauer Saffianlederband mit Vergoldung, marmorierte Vorsatzpapiere. Mit lithographiertem Titel und 13 Lithographien, davon 6 blattgroß und signiert. Eins von nummerierten 100 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe. Druck auf Bütten bei F.E. Haag, Melle, Druck der Lithographien von A. Ruckenbrod, Berlin. Reihe: Das Prisma, Band IV. Vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig. Gutes Exemplar. Selten. Good copy. Rare. Numbered edition with 6 handsigned originally graphics. Rare. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        An Annotated Bibliography of Sir Richard Francis Burton

      Philpot, London 1923 - 351 pp, ill. Ltd ed of 500 numbered copies signed by Penzer. Beveled boards. FOr almost 100 years this has been considered one of the best bibliographies available. VG+ (front hinge at frontis showing separation but firm, rest of book is really nice). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Ballad Of Reading Gaol; Illustrated by Frans Masereel

      Munich: Drei Masken Verlages, 1923. leather_bound. Orig. full brown morocco binding rebacked with original spine laid-down. Very good. Masereel, Frans. 57 pages. 28 x 18.5 cm. Limited edition, copy XXVII of LX of special edition on handmade paper (from a total edition of 340) signed by Masereel on the colophon, and with all seven full page wood engraved plates also signed by him in pencil -- in addition to 37 woodcut vignettes. Abraham Horodisch, the renown antiquarian bookseller, noted "The typographical design of the book is exquisite......Of all the illustrated editions of the `Ballad', the Masereel edition seems to me to have the highest importance,,,,,,,,Surely there can be few who will remain unmoved by their suggestive power." Interior contents bright, clean and fresh. Contemporary brown morocco with darker brown inlays by Rubel & Denck (Leipzig), raised bands, spine panels decorated in blind. A few light scuff marks back cover.

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        Frans Masereel.

      - Berlin., Juncker (= Graphiker unserer Zeit, Bd. 1) 1923. Mit 3 (1 signierten) Orig.-Holzschnitten und zahlr. blattgr. Abb. (meist nach Holzschnitten). Kl.-4°. 172 S., 5 Bl. Handgebundener roter Orig.-Ganzmaroquinband auf 5 Bünden mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, geometrischer Blindprägung auf den Deckeln, goldgeprägten Innenkantenfileten und Kopfgoldschnitt. Erste Ausgabe der ersten Monographie über den Künstler. - Unnumerierter Exemplar der Vorzugsausgabe auf Bütten, erschienen in 150 Expl. - Vorms G a 1. - v. d. Gabelentz G a (1). - Ritter E a 1. - Nach Ritter handelt es sich bei den Abbildungen der Seiten 91-106 ebenfalls um Original-Holzschnitte. - Eine Tafel am Rand leicht beschädigt. Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Harmonium

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. First Edition, First Printing. An overall near fine copy in the original first binding: patterned paper-covered boards quarter-bound in blue cloth with original paper title label affixed to spine, and dark red top stain. Boards slightly toned around the edges. Lacking the rare dust jacket.. Octavo. 14.5 x 21.5 cm. First binding. 1 of 500 copies printed. Edelstein A1a. Number 46 of Cyril Connolly's 100 Key Books of the Modern Movement.

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        GEORGIAN POETRY. 1913 - 1915. Seventeenth Thousand

      NP.ND. 1923. REPRINT of 1915 edition. 8vo. (7.6 x 5.3 inches). Attractive early twentieth century craft binding of full dark brown morocco by Katherine Pountney and signed by her in gilt to the rear inner board. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments ruled in gilt. Olive coloured title label ruled and lettered in gilt. Front board with decorative angular design featuring multiple gilt ruled lines and emerald green morocco onlays. Rear board with single gilt ruled border. Marbled endpapers and double gilt ruled lines on inner boards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. The edges are just a little rubbed but overall this is an attractive hand tooled craft binding. Katherine Pountney studied under Douglas Cockerell and taugh bookbinding at the Bromley Art School in London.

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        The World Crisis, full set of six British first edition, first printings

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1923. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is a collector grade full British first edition, first printing six-volume set, published between 1923 and 1931, increasingly scarce in such condition. The World Crisis is Winston Churchill's epic history of the First World War, in which he played such a critical, controversial, and varied role. Of The World Crisis, Frederick Woods wrote: "The volumes contain some of Churchill's finest writing, weaving the many threads together with majestic ease, describing the massive battles in terms which fitly combine relish of the literary challenge with an awareness of the sombre tragedy of the events." Churchill was in a special position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the Front. First Lord of the Admiralty from 1911 until 1915, after the failure in the Dardanelles and the slaughter at Gallipoli, Churchill was scapegoated and forced to resign. He spent his political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Before war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, but the stigma would linger. Churchill may have meant for his history of the First World War to clear his name, but his six volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose. Many consider the British edition aesthetically superior to the U.S., with its larger volumes and shoulder notes summarizing the subject of each page. Unfortunately, the smooth navy cloth of the British first editions proved quite susceptible to wear, the contents prone to spotting and toning, and the final volume, The Eastern Front, was produced in smaller numbers, making it challenging to fill complete sets. This is a full first printing set, with all six volumes in near fine or better condition. The bindings are unusually clean, bright, and tight, with vivid spine gilt, excellent shelf presentation, and only minor wear primarily confined to extremities. The Eastern Front is a treat, as we rarely see copies this clean. The beautiful condition of the binding is explained by differential toning to the endpapers corresponding to dust jacket flaps, suggesting that this copy was long jacketed. The contents remain crisp and bright with spotting confined to the page edges. The Aftermath binding is also worthy of particular note, showing none of the blistering of the cloth endemic to the first printing and with nearly pristine contents. The 1911-1914 volume is the first state, lacking the errata slip. The contents of all six volumes are bright, with contents that feel unread. Modest spotting appears primarily confined to the page edges of the 1911-1914, 1915, and Eastern Front volumes. The same armorial bookplate – that of Reginald Arthur Loyd – is affixed to the pastedowns of the 1915 and 1916-1918 volumes. Loyd appears to have served in the British Army during the First World War. The only other previous ownership mark we find is an inked owner name and date of “Apr 1923” – the month of publication – on the 1911-1914 volume front free endpaper. Bibliographic reference: A69.2(I).a, A69.2(II).a, A69.2(III-1&2).a, A69.2(IV).b, A69.2(V).a; Woods/ICS A31(ab); Langworth p.105.

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        La Gravure En France, Des Origens a 1900. 204 Reproductions - 8 Planches Hors Texte En Couleurs.

      Libraire Delagrave, Paris 1923 - 258pp. sumamente ilustradas más 8 láminas en color. Bien encuadernado a media piel y tela. Size: 28 x 23,5 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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