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        Autograph letter signed.

      Paris, 27. IV. 1923. - 8vo. 2 1/2 pp. On Sunday, he goes to London in order to „assister au dîner et à la réception du P.E.N. (Club international d’écrivains) fondé par Galsworthy, dont je suis membre d’honneur: j’y vais rencontrer Wells, Thomas Hardy, Ibañez, Johan Bojer, Gerhard Hauptmann, etc. Cela peut être intéressant. On donnera pour nous à Stratford une représentation du Songe d’une nuit d’été. Peut-être sera-t-il possible d’en faire envoyer des photos à Comœdia?" [ ] He then talks about the business of the Ollendorff bookstore. He complains about „l’étouffement des volumes Ollendorff dans beaucoup des librairies de la rive gauche, et notamment à l’Odéon, où je n’ai pas vu un seul de mes livres exposés. Je vous signale les agissements d’Albin Michel, qui encombre entièrement, à lui seul, les devantures de librairies de gares, en Suisse" Good news: „L’Humanité consent à se dessaisir des Précurseurs, et autorise la librairie Ollendorff à les reprendre. Elle est satisfaite d’en avoir vendu 9000 exemplaires". After that, he talks about the rights of H.G. Wells: „Il est essentiel que vous obteniez au plus tôt de Crès (ou de la Sirène) l’abandon formel par écrit du contrat non exécuté. Au reste, Wells me paraît avoir tous les droits de rompre sans autres formes avec la Sirène et Crès, puisqu’ils n’ont pas tenu leurs engagements [ ]"

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

      George H Doran Company, 1923. Hardcover. Near Fine. George H Doran Company, New York 1923. Second Printing of the First Edition. Dated 1923 with the number 1 on the copyright page. Green cloth boards. No logo on the copyright page. Rare. Book Condition: Near Fine, clean boards, tight spine. Soft shelf wear, light age toning, a few light spots.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        The Sonnets

      Boston: Richard Badger (1923). 142pp - Boston: Richard Badger (1923). 142pp. The first published English translations of von Platen's homoerotic poetry translated by Reginald Bancroft Cooke, who also contributes an Introduction. Cooke issued several Platen translations, all of them in quite small editions, which were collected here for the first time. Laid into the book is the author's card, with a brief penciled note. Gilt lettering on spine faded and binding lightly worn. Quite uncommon. Young 3037. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elysium Books]
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        GAME BIRDS AND WILD-FOWL OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND

      London: Longmans Green and Co.. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Folio 78 text pages, index, complete with 30 colour plates showing fifty-eight species, all with tissue guards. Original red cloth hardback binding, gilt titling to spine, bright near fine with slight general wear and just a few marks to boards, unusually the spine is bright, most copies are quite faded. Contents clean and tight, a little spotting to the front and rear free endpapers, one line inscription to the top of the front free endpaper dated 1923, otherwise unmarked. A near fine tight copy. .

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        Edward Lear on My Shelves

      Munich: Privately Printed at the Bremer Press, 1923. 455pp, [1], original quarter cloth and boards with original paper label to spine. Spine slightly dulled, label browned, minor splits to joints at head of spine, minor chipping to foot of spine, covers slightly faded to edges, corners bumped. Internally bright and clean. Number one hundred and eight of one hundred and fifty-five copies, 'numbered and signed' according to the colophon, but I can see no evidence of it being signed (presumably as issued?). Printed on Zanders handmade paper by The Bremer Press in Munich, with five hand-coloured double-page landscapes by Annette von Eckardt. First Edition. Quarter Cloth and Boards. Good+. Illus. by Lear, Edward. Folio. Limited Edition.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

      George H Doran Company 1923. Book Condition: Hardcover Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. George H Doran Company, New York 1923. Second Printing of the First Edition. Dated 1923 with the number 1 on the copyright page. Green cloth boards. No logo on the copyright page. Rare. Book Condition: Near Fine, clean boards, tight spine. Soft shelf wear, light age toning, a few light spots.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books]
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        Sainte Geneviève EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Tokyo: Chinchiocha, 1923. Fine. Chinchiocha, Tokyo 1923, 14x33cm, en feuilles se dépliant en accordéon sous ais de kiri et chemise de percaline. - Original, one of 1000 copies numbered on special paper called "HOCHO" edition, one draw with 12 ex luxury and 6 hors commerce. Illustrated book of 14 drawings in the text Audrey Parr engraved on wood by Bonkotsu Igami, "according to the Japanese method," a composition in color Keisen Tomita (overleaf), engraved by Igami Bonkotsu, a poem autograph facsimile title page drawn by Naomi Pernessin. Rare and very nice copy with no freckles, back of the shirt blue calico slightly past. --- 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, un des 1000 ex numérotés sur papier spécial dit "Hôcho", seul tirage avec 12 ex de grand luxe et 6 hors commerce. Ouvrage illustré de 14 dessins dans le texte d'Audrey Parr gravés sur bois par Bonkotsu Igami, "d'après le procédé japonais", d'une composition en couleur de Keisen Tomita (au verso), gravée par Bonkotsu Igami, d'un poème autographe en fac-similé, page de titre dessinée par Noémi Pernessin. Rare et très bel exemplaire sans aucune rousseur, dos de la chemise de percaline bleue très légèrement passé.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Birds, Beasts and Flowers

      1923. Signed. LAWRENCE, D.H.Birds, Beasts and Flowers.New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1923.First edition, presentation copy, boldly inscribed and signed by Lawrence to his friend, the Mexican intellectual and rare book dealer Eduardo Rendon: "Eduardo Rendon from D.H. Lawrence."This early book of Lawrence's poetry features poems, many of an erotic nature, on natural subjects, including fruits, trees, flowers, animals, and birds: "The proper way to eat a fig, in society,/ Is to split it in four, holding it by the stump,/ And open it, so that it is a glittering, rosy, moist, honied,/ heavy-petalled four-petalled flower./ Then you throw away the skin/… After you have taken off the blossom with your lips…/ Every fruit has its secret." Lawrence also here includes his poetry of America: "You have cajoled the souls of millions of us/ America…". "His most original contribution to the art of verse is Birds, Beasts and Flowers (1923), in which he creates an unprecedented poetry of nature, based on his experiences of the Mediterranean scene and the southwestern United States" (Britannica).A fine inscribed presentation copy with most interesting provenance.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Private Album with ca. 317 Original Photographs of Parties, Picnics and Trips around Vancouver, Victoria and Vancouver Island, Including Images from the Woodward's Annual Staff Picnic in 1923 and the Piggly Wiggly Picnic in 1930].

      - 1923-1933. Oblong Folio (ca. 29x40 cm). 44 card leaves (23 blank). Ca. 317 gelatin silver prints, the majority ca. 8x5,5 cm (3x2 in) or ca. 10x6 cm (4 x 2 ¼ in); all but three mounted on the leaves (the three are loosely inserted). A number of images with white manuscript captions on the mounts or ink captions on the lower margins. Original black cloth album fastened with a string, with gilt lettered title "Photographs" on the front cover and paper label of "Canadian Kodak Co. Ltd., Toronto" on the inner side of the back cover. Some images slightly faded or with mild silvering, one with a repaired tear, but overall a very good album. Lively private album with numerous group portraits from parties, summer holidays, picnics, and trips around Vancouver, Victoria and US West Coast. The album includes a number of interesting images illustrating B.C. local history, for example a series of ca. 30 photos taken at the Woodward's Annual Staff Picnic on the Mayne Island (the Southern Gulf Islands, B.C.) on July 18th 1923; the participants were taken to the island by the C.P.R. Coastal steamer "Princess Royal." Woodward's department store (located at the West Cordova St.) was the premiere shopping destination in Vancouver in the first half of the 20th century. The company went bankrupt in 1993, and the original building of the Woodward's department store was demolished in 2006 for a subsequent redevelopment of the site. The other interesting images show the storefront of a Piggly Wiggly grocery store and several portraits from a Piggly Wiggly Picnic in the Seaside Park in 1930. There are also photos from a camping trip to the Horseshoe Bay (Vancouver), views and portraits taken in the English Bay, Stanley Park, White Cliff Park, beach in White Rock, Crescent Beach, Active Pass, photo of a "N. Van. Ferry," numerous portraits taken during road trips in front of automobiles (Bellingham, Cloverdale, Vancouver Island, "7 mi from Hotel Leopold," Capilano Canyon, Cameron Lake, Crescent Beach, Mt. Baker et al.). Some images were taken on Vancouver Island, with photos of groups posing in front of private houses in Victoria, or in the Butchart Gardens; there are also nice views of the Union Bay, and totem poles in Sechelt. Several images are group family portraits taken in San Francisco, Portland, and Seattle. Overall an attractive and vivid representation of Vancouver social life in the 1920s. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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        Kaethe Kollwitz

      Dresden: Emil Richter,, 1923. Griffelkunst und Weltanschauung. Ein kunstgeschichtlicher Beitrag zur Seelen - und Gesellschaftskunde. Quarto. Original japon vellum, red lettered spine, two-line red border on front cover, self-portrait in red. 54 monochrome plates. Spine toned, front cover slightly bowed, light soiling to title page, small stain in blank margin of signed woodcut First and limited edition, number 4 of a total edition of 275 copies and one of only 75 copies bound in full japon vellum (the remainder were bound in half vellum). With an original woodcut self-portrait signed by the artist, and described as one of Kollwitz's most striking prints. An important early monograph on the great artist.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Florindo (signiert)

      Wien Hellerau: Avalun, 1923. Fünfundzwanzigster Avalundruck; 125 S., (2 Bl.); mit 25 Steinzeichnungen von Otto Hettner; numerierte (# 159) auf 350 Expl. limitierte Ausgabe, mit Kopfgoldschnitt u. reichem Rückenschmuck in Gold, von Hofmannsthal und Hettner im Druckvermerk eigenhändig signiert; Wilpert/Gühring² 91, Rodenberg 335, 25; wenige Bl. leicht fleckig, Leder berieben, Kapital angebrochen (professionell verstärkt). Vom Autor signiert. Erste Ausgabe. Halbleder. Befriedigend. 24,9 cm. Pressendruck.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Rainer Kocherscheidt]
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        Chez nous - travaux et jeux rustiques

      1923. relié. D'OccasionTrèsBonétat. Plon Nourrit, Paris, 1923. In/8 reliure à la bradel, pièce de titre verte, 257 p., édition originale. La chasse au sanglier, à la recherche de l?'anguille, le renard, l?'épervier, pêche à la ligne... sont quelques titres des nouvelles de ce recueil. Mouchon col. 1219.

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        Autograph postcard, signed ("H.P.L."), to CLARK ASHTON SMITH, on the illustrations to "The Lurking Fear", in Home Brew for February, 1923

      Providence, 1923. 75 words, 16 lines, addressed in ink, on a postcard of the State Capitol building, Providence, Rhode Island. 1 vols. Near fine (small bump to corner). Mounted in custom card folder printed by Ray C. Squires. 75 words, 16 lines, addressed in ink, on a postcard of the State Capitol building, Providence, Rhode Island. 1 vols. Lovecraft praises the 'titanically suggestive' illustrations to 'The Lurking Fear'. The Mage of Providence writes to Clark Ashton Smith with extravagant praise for the illustrations to the early installments of "The Lurking Fear" in Home Brew for January and February 1923. The story is considered, with "Dagon" (1922), as one of Lovecraft's first major stories and its publication was an important stepping stone to gaining a wider audience. Lovecraft began publishing in Weird Tales later in 1923, and "The Lurking Fear" was reprinted there in 1928. Reading in part "I hate to lay on flashy superlatives - but I'll be hanged if Doré ever conceived anything more titanically suggestive ... your pictorial art should be recognised as well as your poetry. ¶ Am eagerly awaiting 'Ebony & Crystal' - Sincerely - H.P.L." Lovecraft and Smith corresponded from 1922 until Lovecraft's death in 1937. Here, at the early stages of their exchanges, Lovecraft praises Smith's art and poetry in no uncertain terms.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Chez nous - travaux et jeux rustiques

      - Plon Nourrit, Paris, 1923. In/8 reliure à la bradel, pièce de titre verte, 257 p., édition originale. La chasse au sanglier, à la recherche de l’anguille, le renard, l’épervier, pêche à la ligne. sont quelques titres des nouvelles de ce recueil. Mouchon col. 1219. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Philippe Lucas Livres Anciens]
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        Geschichte der deutschen Union, Ritter, 1867/73, HOFBIBLIOTHEK D

      Ritter Moritz, 1840-1923 - Geschichte der deutschen Union, Ritter, 1867/73, HOFBIBLIOTHEK DONAUESCHINGEN, rara. Geschichte der deutschen Union von den Vorbereitungen des Bundes bis zum Tode Kaiser Rudolfs II. 1598-1612 Moritz Ritter, Privatdocent der Geschichte an der Universität zu München, 2 Bde., 8°, 22x14 cm., orig. Hldr., Bd. I: XII, 293 S., I Bll., Bd. II: X, 271 S. gering gebräunt. PROVENIENZ: HOFBIBLIOTHEK DONAUESCHINGEN.--Von großer Seltenheit--- Deutsche Union oder auchProtestantische Union Gründungsurkunde der protestantischen Union vom 14. Mai 1608, heute im Bayerischen Hauptstaatsarchiv Die Protestantische Union, auch Union von Auhausen oder Deutsche Union, war ein 1608 in Auhausen (Fürstentum Ansbach, heute Landkreis Donau-Ries, Bayern) ins Leben gerufener Zusammenschluss von acht protestantischen Fürsten und 17 protestantischen Städten im Heiligen Römischen Reich. Seit dem Augsburger Religionsfrieden galten das katholische und das lutherische Glaubensbekenntnis im Reich als gleichberechtigt. Ende des 16. Jahrhunderts war das Verhältnis der Konfessionen zunehmend von Misstrauen erfüllt. Die Auseinandersetzungen gewannen an Schärfe und eskalierten im Kölner Krieg und im Straßburger Kapitelstreit. Bemühungen des calvinistischen Pfälzer Kurfürsten Friedrich IV., die untereinander gespaltenen Protestanten zu einem Bündnis gegen die empfundene „spanische Bedrohung" zu vereinen, scheiterten zunächst am Widerstand der von Kursachsen angeführten Lutheraner. 1606/07 spitzte sich die Lage in den Kreuz- und Fahnengefechten weiter zu, als Rat und Bürgerschaft der mehrheitlich protestantischen Reichsstadt Donauwörth eine katholische Prozession störten. Kaiser Rudolf II. verhängte die Reichsacht über die Stadt und übertrug die Exekution dem bayerischen Herzog Maximilian I. – gegen geltendes Recht, denn Maßnahmen gegen die schwäbische Stadt wären Sache des vom protestantischen Württemberg geführten Schwäbischen Kreises gewesen. Maximilian nutzte die Gelegenheit, um die Stadt noch im Dezember 1607 in Besitz zu nehmen und in der Folge zu rekatholisieren. Auf dem im Januar 1608 in Regensburg eröffneten Reichstag brachten die Protestanten ihre Missbilligung zum Ausdruck und forderten eine förmliche Bestätigung des Augsburger Religionsfriedens. Versuche einer Verständigung scheiterten; handlungsunfähig geworden, endete der Reichstag am 27. April 1608 ohne Reichsabschied. Durch die Ereignisse von Regensburg sahen sich die Protestanten in ihrem Misstrauen gegenüber den Institutionen des Reichs bestätigt. In ihren Augen vertrat der Kaiser nicht mehr die Interessen des Reichs, sondern diejenigen der katholischen Kirche und des Hauses Habsburg. Anfang Mai 1608 lud der Ansbacher Markgraf Joachim Ernst die protestantischen Fürsten Süddeutschlands zu Beratungen nach Auhausen ein. Die Tagung begann am 12. Mai. Im Verlauf der fünftägigen Verhandlungen unterzeichneten die Fürsten mehrere Abkommen, so am 14. Mai 1608 den eigentlichen Unionsvertrag. Beteiligt waren Friedrich IV. von der Pfalz, vertreten durch seinen Bevollmächtigten Christian von Anhalt, der württembergische Herzog Johann Friedrich, Prinz Wolfgang Wilhelm von Pfalz-Neuburg sowie die Markgrafen Joachim Ernst von Brandenburg-Ansbach, Christian von Brandenburg-Kulmbach und Georg Friedrich von Baden. Der vorläufig auf zehn Jahre befristete Pakt war als reines Defensivbündnis formuliert: die Mitglieder versprachen sich gegenseitige Hilfe, wenn eins oder anderes von uns [.] angegriffen wird. Mitglieder der Protestantischen Union Gründungsmitglieder (1608): Spätere Beitritte: Pfalz Hessen-Kassel Ansbach Pfalz-Zweibrücken Kulmbach Sachsen-Anhalt Baden-Durlach Öttingen Pfalz-Neuburg (Austritt 1617) 17 Reichsstädte, (u. a. Straßburg, Nürnberg, Ulm) Noch im Jahr 1608 stießen weitere Mitglieder zur Union: das Gesamthaus Anhalt, Pfalz-Zweibrücken und Oettingen-Oettingen. Kursachsen mit ins Bündnis zu holen gelang nicht. Dagegen führten entsprechende Verhandlungen mit protestantischen Reichsstädten zum Er [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat]
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        The Novels

      - The Novels of Jane Austen. The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions by R. W. Chapman, Five volumes. Oxford, At the Clarendon Press, 1923. Original cloth backed-marbled boards, uncut, a little rubbed, modern protective wrappers, 8vo. Large paper edition, limited to 1,000 sets, of which 950 are for sale, half titles, colour frontispieces. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Classic Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        LES PLUS BELLES HEURES D'AMOUR DE CASANOVA. ILLUSTRATIONS DE GEORGE BARBIER, GRAVEES SUR BOIS PAR GEORGES AUBERT. INTRODUCTION & NOTES DE EDOUARD MAYNIAL.

      LES EDITIONS G. CRES & CIE. 1923 - PETIT IN-4 (19,5 X 26,5 X 3,5 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE X + 177 ET (2) PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE PLEINE PEAU VERT CLAIR A L'IMITATION DU SERPENT, PLATS ESTAMPES D'UN DECOR "1925" A FROID, DOS A DEUX NERFS ORNE DE FLEURONS A FROID, TITRE ET TETE DORES, COUVERTURE EN COULEURS ET DOS CONSERVES. (RENE KIEFFER RELIEUR). ILLUSTRE DE 22 DESSINS DE GEORGE BARBIER, GRAVES SUR BOIS PAR GEORGES AUBERT ET TIRES EN 2 TONS. PREMIER TIRAGE LIMITE A 1126 EXEMPLAIRES NUMEROTES, UN DES 1000 SUR VELIN PUR FIL LAFUMA. "PUBLICATION ESTIMEE" (CARTERET. V. 41). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Château de Capens]
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        Chimes. Poems

      nd, np - #75 of 75 copies hand printed by the artist and signed. 7 Etchings in relief by Birgit Skiöld (1923-1982). Loose. 1 vols. Folio. 7 Etchings in relief by Birgit Skiöld (1923-1982). Loose. 1 vols. Folio #75 of 75 copies hand printed by the artist and signed. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Impresiones de juventud

      Madrid, Imprenta de Juan Pueyo, 1923. 4to.; 196 pp. Encuadernación moderna en media tela.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        Deutsches Geschlechterbuch. (Genealogisches Handbuch Bürgerlicheer Familien). (= Deutsch-Schweizerisches Geschlechterbuch Band 1-5, vollständig). Bearb. in Gemeinsch. mit Fritz Amberger zu Rüschlikon [Mehrteiliges Werk]

      Görlitz: C. A. Starke 1923/1926/1927/1929/ 1932.. Band 42: XXXI, 647 (1) S. ; Band 48: 2 Bll., XXVI, 2 Bll., 512 S. ; Band 56: 3 Bll., XXXVIII, 2 Bll., 613 S. ; Band 65: 4 Bll., XXXVIII, 3 Bll., 800 S. ; Band 77: 3 Bll., XXXV(I), 780 S. Mit je einem Frontispiz, 2 lithogr. Wappentaf., einige teils farb. Abb., einige Falttaf. m. Stammbäumen. OHalbleinen bzw. OLeinen m. Goldpräg. 15x12 cm.. - Bd. 1: Vorsatz gering beschädigt, Bd. 2: Schnitt u. Nachsatz min. fleckig, Bd. 3: sehr vereinezlt S. min fleckig, Bd. 5: Nachsatz gering beschädigt, insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. --- Wir akzeptieren VISA und MASTERCARD. Credit cards accepted. ---

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Kloster]
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        Angling in British Art Through Five Centuries: Prints, Pictures, Books. Signed limited edition

      London: John Lane - The Bodley Head. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Cover slightly soiled. Light browning to verso of plates. 1923. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        A Peep into the Past

      [New York:] Privately Printed [by M. Harzof],, 1923. Tall octavo, [16 leaves]. Original brown cloth spine, pale brown paper boards, paper label on spine and front cover, with the original marbled paper slipcase. Title page with colour border of caricatures. Spine cocked, small mark on back cover. An excellent copy. First and limited edition, first printing, one of 300 copies printed on japon vellum; scarce: Copac records just three copies in British and Irish institutional libraries (BL, Oxford, Senate House Library). An attractive production that includes a facsimile of Beerbohm's original manuscript: "this hitherto unpublished essay [concerning Oscar Wilde] was written by Max Beerbohm for the first number of The Yellow Book, but it was held over to make way for his famous Defence of Cosmetics, which duly appeared in April, 1894" (Introduction).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Faerie Queene disposed into Twelve Books Fashioning XII. Morall Vertues. Together with: The Minor Poems of Edmund Spenser

      Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1923-1925. J.R. Abbey's set. Two volumes. One of 180 copies & 200 copies respectively on Batchelor 'knight in armour' paper, there were also 12 & 15 copies printed on vellum. Printed in double column in red, blue (particularly in the Minor Poems )and black in Subiaco type with large initials printed in red and blue designed by Graily Hewitt, who also designed the opening words for each Booke of the Faerie Queene. The Greek type which appears occasionally designed by Selwyn Image for Macmillan. Folio, original brown cowhide backed ivory vellum sides bound in the WH Smith bindery with their monogram on the lower turn-in, gilt lettering on spine. Both volumes have some rubbing on the headcaps and tiny chips at the bottoms of the spine, slight offset on the free endpapers from booklabels but in general they are good, fresh copies. Major J. R. Abbey's set with his shelf marks on the lower pastedown and last blank both dated 1927. The paper for these volumes is larger in size than any used before at the Press and in the Bibliography Hornby begs any future binders to leave it alone and not trim it down thus spoiling his carefully designed proportions of the margins. The Minor Poemswas the last of the Ashendene Press Folios printed in Subiaco type and it was a stupendous swansong with the superb balance of the lines of poems in two columns and with the fine colour printing and large initials. The Faerie Queene, written in the 1590s by Spenser is one of the longest poems in the English language. It follows Arthurian knights in the examination of 12 moral virtues and was a huge success in its time owing to Elizabeth I's political approval of its noble and virtuous teachings and its celebration of the Tudor dynasty. Quite a text to undertake. It took Hornby nearly two years to print it. With the booklabel of Clarence B. Hanson

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS]
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        The China Journal of Science & Arts. Volume I, Nos 1-6.:

      Shanghai 1923 - A complete set of the first volume of this important journal, with papers on natural history, literature and the arts, including such topics as the Sing-Song Girl, the Blue Sheep of Kansu, the Chinese Idea of a Garden, the Milk Problem in China, Opium and Narcotics in China, &c. With notes on shooting in each issue. Bound in half cloth by Kelly & Walsh. A very good copy.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Girl in Bath II [Portrait of Petra Gill]

      Original signed proof. Original proof wood engraving printed on thick wove paper. Signed by the artist in pencil. 109 x 109 mm. 1923 Extremely rare and very desirable proof - there was no edition. The block was later used to illustrate 'Wood Engravings' published by St. Dominic's Press in 1924. From the collection belonging to Douglas Cleverdon. Physick 218

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS]
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        SEITSEMAN WELJESTA

      Helsinki, Finland: Kustannusosakeyhtio Kirja, 1923(1870). First illustrated edition. Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Large quarto, 600pp. This is the first illustrated edition of a book first translated into English (in 1929) .as "The Seven Brothers", and primarily renowned as a brilliant example of the work of Finnish artist and illustrator Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931). There are scores of illustrations in color and b/w, including patterned endpapers using a human head motif. The text is in Finnish. Recently recased in brown cloth and quarter tan morocco, with a compartmented spine and red leather title labels. Top edge gilt. About fine and absolutely striking.

      [Bookseller: Barbara Farnsworth, Bookseller]
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        La Charrette "Charrie" aujourd'hui

      Paris: Imprimerie Crété 1922-1923 - Paris: Imprimerie Crété 1922-1923. The complete run of the short-lived French satirical magazine consisting of 23 issues. Founded by Emile Merle, each issue of the review was illustrated by a sole artist, including Gus Bofa, Sem, P. Falké, L. Laforge, Boris, J. Hémard, Roubille, Vertès, Charles Martin, Text includes works by P. Reboux, M. Dekobra, Séverine, Ch.-H. Hirsh, R. Dorgelès, G. Chérau, R. de Jouvenel, H. Béraud, Curnonsky, P. Mac Orlan, M. Achard, Galtier-Boissière, Colette, F. de Miomandre and others.Of particular interest is the issue entitled "Les Gauchesses" which has numerous illustrations by Martin related to "Un Sport a la Mode: l'Inversion." Very good in linen binding, all wrappers present. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Doctoris irrefragabilis Alexandri de Hales ordinis minorum Summa Theologica. Iussu et auctoritate Rmi P. Bernardini Klumper.

      Ex typographia collegii S Bonaventurae / 1924 / 1930 1923 - 3 Vol. Folio. XLIII, 769, LXVI, 801, LVII, 858 S. Dekoratives Halbleder. Spur von Rückenschild, sonst gut. 1.100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ich und du.

      Leipzig, Insel-Verlag, 1923.. 8°. 137, (3) Seiten. Originaler Pappband mit Aufschrift in Zweifarbendruck (schwarz / rot). Erste Ausgabe mit dem originalen, schlichten Schutzumschlag. Der Schutzumschlag berieben und mit Fehlstelle. Einige Annotationen mit Bleistift im Text. / Octavo, 138pp. First edition. Annotated in pencil throughout, but a near fine copy in the exceptionally rare jacket, with some edgewear and a few small chips at the bottom edge of the jacket. Copies in dust jacket of this seminal modern theological text are of the greatest rarity.. [Sarkowski 233]

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        The Rover

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1923. First UK edition.. Hardback. 8vo. (8 x 5.5 inches). pp.317. Publisher's green cloth gilt. Pictorial d/w, not price-clipped (seven shillings and sixpence), a little nicked and rubbed to top edge, white panel to rear a little soiled, slightly soiled to top edge of interior of d/w. (In protective cover, causing both dimming and reflections in the digital image). A little tanning and spotting to endpapers, extrems. Personal pictorial bookplate to front pastedown (William Eustace Bevan). Dealer's remarks in pencil to front free endpaper: 'Page 221 (G) missing in Go' (the letter G should be lower case); 'Rare colour pictorial DJ'. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. This edition followed the American signed/limited edition. This copy has the rarer of the two states of the d/w, with typographic error of first state edition. A Very Good copy in a like d/w. Uncommon. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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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 full British first edition, first printing six-volume set, published between 1923 and 1931. 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 full first printing set ranges from good to near very good condition, respectable but showing some of the wear and faults endemic to the first edition. Shelf presentation is quite good, with nicely rounded spines, strong navy color, and bright gilt except for The Eastern Front, which shows a vertical dimple to the spine. The bindings generally show light overall scuffing and minor wear to extremities. The chief flaw that prevents us from grading most of the volumes in this set higher is spotting, heavy to most of the page edges and some prelims. The sole internal previous ownership marks in the set are the tiny sticker of a London bookseller (Myers & Co. of New Bond Street, London) affixed to the lower front pastedown of the first five volumes. The Aftermath is a high point in the set, of note for a particularly clean, tight, and square binding which shows none of the blistering of the cloth commonly seen in the first edition. The Eastern Front binding shows no internal previous ownership marks and all illustrations are present, as is the color folding map at p.368. Nonetheless, The Eastern Front does show some staining of the covers and evidence that a Boots Library sticker (we recognize the telltale shape and placement) was long ago removed from the lower front cover, corroborated by a Boots Library order form tipped in at p.17. For those unfamiliar, the Boots Book Lending service was established in 1898 at the instigation of Florence Boot. By 1903, there were 300 Boots stores across the country, of which 143 had a "Booklovers?' Library". Boots Library stressed circulation of clean books and books withdrawn from circulation were offered for sale. The Last Boots branches closed in 1966. Bibliographic reference: A69.2(I).b, 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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        THE GREAT AMERICAN NOVEL

      Paris: Three Mountains Press, 1923. First Edition; numbered 107 of 300 copies printed.. Hard Cover. Octavo. [1]-79, (1) pp. Bound as issued in publisher's cloth-backed boards; lacking title label; light fraying at the spine ends; corners and board edges rubbed; some light staining to the boards; offsetting to the endpapers; contents clean and binding sound; last leaf has a small triangular chip into the margin. A notable early work from one of the great American writers and issued like so many important literary works of that time from a small but significant American press in Paris. William Bird founded the Three Mountains Press in the 1920?'s and worked closely with Robert McAlmon's Contact Editions not long after opening. Bird was responsible for publishing and/or printing numerous major literary works of the era including several works by Ezra Pound, Ford Madox Ford's ?"Women and Men,?" Robert McAlmon's ?"Distinguished Air,?" William's ?"The Great American Novel,?" and perhaps most notably, Hemingway's second and defining work, ?"In Our Time.?" In fact, Pound edited the series of six short prose works that included this present novel and Hemingway's, ?"In Our Time.?" Pound solicited Williams's work for this series about which he wrote in a letter to Williams that the ?"point of the thing [would] lie in its being really interesting.?" Williams's novel was that. While he later referred to it as a ?"satire on the novel form,?" his bibliographer contended that ?"it could be described as an attempt to explore," using Williams's own word, ?"the background of American life?" (Wallace 16). An important work in its own right, "The Great American Novel" is also rooted in the culture of expatriate artists that Gertrude Stein named the Lost Generation. Bird's Press was integrally connected to the burgeoning Modernist movement in Paris which would define a generation of writers and influence generations that followed. An important work signed by one of the great writers of the 20th century. Wallace A6. Signed by Williams on the front free endpaper.

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        An astounding rarity: Einstein draws and signs one of his only known self-portraits on a postcard, which on the verso bears one of three known letters written from his only visit to Palestine in February 1923

      [near Jerusalem], [c. February 5, 1923]. 5.5" x 3.5" x 4.5". "Autograph Note Signed ""A Einstein"" on the verso of a 5.5"" x 3.5"" postcard bearing a rendering of the Red Star Liner Belgenland, [near Jerusalem, c. February 5, 1923], in German to Zionist leader Arthur Ruppin (1876-1943) appearing below an Autograph Note Signed by Ruppin's wife, Hanna Ruppin (""Hanna""). On the recto, Einstein has added a delightful self portrait above the image of the ship and signing it ""A. Einstein"" below, together with a portrait, also in his hand, of ""Frau Ruppin."" Light horizontal crease with a minor tear at left margin does not affect the drawings or Einstein's note on the verso, minor toned spot below the address line, else fine condition. Einstein writes to Ruppin in full (translated): ""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 Untied 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 his image. 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, he 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, Decmeber 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 Ha'aretz and Doar Hayom, February 7, 1923, and Kark and Oren-Nordheim 2001, p. 169). On the afternoon of February 7th, Einstein delivered the inaugural lecture on the future sight of the Hebrew University on Mount Scopus, an institution in which he was intimately involved . There, he apologized for not being able to deliver his address in Hebrew and then proceeded to give a 90 minute talk (in perfect French) outlining his theory of relativity (Einstein, Collected Papers, Vol. 13, p. lxvi). After Jerusalem, Einstein travelled to Tel Aviv, where Mayor Meir Dizengoff bestowed him the honor of honorary citizenship, upon which he remarked ""I have already had the privilege of receiving an honorary citizenship of the City of New York, but I am tenfold happier to be a citizen of this beautiful Jewish town."" In his travel diary, Einstein recorded his favorable impressions of the young Jewish settlement: ""The accomplishments of the Jews in just a few years in this city arouses the highest admiration... An incredibly active people, our Jews."" (Travel Diary, February 8, 1923). His tour continued with visits to Haifa and Tiberious, and ending in Jerusalem before he departed via rail for Port Said the morning of February 14th. On February 16th, he embarked on the R.M.S. Ormuz for Marseilles. From there he travelled to Spain, delivering lectures in Barcelona and Madrid. Although Einstein would never again travel to Palestine, he continued to support efforts to promote Jewish settlement and especially the Hebrew University. Upon the death of Israel's first President, Chaim Weizmann, Abba Eban, the Israeli Ambassador to the United States, formally offered him the post. Although deeply moved by the offer, he did not believe himself qualified for such a position. (New York Times, Nov. 19, 1952, p. 1) Although Einstein used a postcard for the Red Star Line, Belgenland, he did not sail aboard the ship as it had yet to make its maiden voyage (April 1923). However, Einstein's last voyage to Europe was aboard the Belgenland in 1933. Arriving in Antwerp, he learned that Adolf Hitler had become Chancellor of Germany. Realizing that he could never reside in Germany again, he left, first for Great Britain, and then the United States, where he became a citizen in 1940. Extremely Rare. Letters written by Einstein during his only visit to Palestine are virtually unknown and no examples have appeared at auction for the past forty years. The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein record only two other pieces of manuscript (apart from his travel diary) written during this period: a February 11, 1923 ALS to Chaim Weizmann written from Haifa (location of original not presently known) and an ALS, February 14, 1923, written to Arthur S. Eddington (now part of the collections of the University of Cambridge). Although Einstein was known to accomplish drawings, signed self-portraits are virtually unknown. We are aware of only three other examples, none of which have ever sold at public auction (nor are we aware of a private sale of the same). "

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        [Op. 21]. Dreimal sieben Gedichte aus Albert Girauds Pierrot Lunaire <deutsch von Erich Otto Hartleben> Für eine Sprechstimme Klavier, Flöte <auch Piccolo>, Klarinette <auch Baß-Klarinette>, Geige <auch Bratsche> und Violoncell <Melodramen>... Op. 21 Klavierauszug mit Text von Erwin Stein... [Dedication:] Der ersten Interpretin Frau Albertine Zehme in herzlicher Freundschaft... [Piano-vocal score]

      Wien... Leipzig: Universal=Edition [PN U.E. 7144]. 1923. Folio. Original publisher's printed wrappers. 1f. (title), [i] ("Vorwort" [preface] by Schoenberg), [i] (contents), [ii] (the 21 poems; with plate numbers "U.E. 5334. 5336." to first page), 5-67, [i] (blank) pp. Printed note to foot of title: "Copyright 1923 by Universal=Edition" and to lower left corner of first page of music: "Copyright 1922 by Universal-Edition." Upper wrapper browned, detached, stained at inner margin and frayed with slight loss; lower lacking. Light dampstaining to lower inner corners of first and last leaves. . First Edition of the piano-vocal score, either first or second issue. Rufer (Engl.) pp. 38-40. Ringer p. 314. Tetsuo Satoh pp. 13-16. According to the website of the Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna, there were two issues published in Schoenberg's lifetime: May 30, 1923, and April 24, 1924. The issue of the present copy cannot be determined because the lower wrapper, with its dated publisher's catalogue, is lacking, and no further distinguishing criteria have been established. The two pages of text are taken from the full score (full size: U.E. 5334; study size: U.E. 5336) and bear corresponding plate numbers. Albertine Zehme (1857-1946), an actress born in Vienna and later active in Berlin, is now exclusively remembered as the person who commissioned and first performed Pierrot Lunaire. "Read the preface, looked at the poems. I am enthusiastic. A brilliant idea, entirely in my spirit. I would do it even without a fee." Website of the Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna (Schoenberg in his diary). The poems are by the Belgian Albert Giraud (1860-1929) in the German translation by Erich Otto Hartleben (1864-1905).

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        W. S. Meierchol'd.

      Twer [= Kalinin], Verlag Oktober, 1923. - Sbornik. [W. S. Meyerhold. Sammelband. Text russisch]. 4°. OKart. mit Vorderdeckelfoto (etwas fleckig, Rücken und Deckel am Rand mit Fehlstellen). 48 SS. mit zahlr. Fotos im Text und auf Tafeln. Sprache: Russisch, Erste Ausgabe. - In nur 1500 Exemplaren erschienene Anthologie über den Erneuerer des sowjetischen Theaters. Mit Texten von Tretjakow, Kamenskij, Beskin, Arwatow, Tschuschak u.a. - Der Band enthält mehrere berühmte Porträtfotos Meyerholds sowie oft ganzseitige Szenenbilder aus den berühmten Aufführungen von "Der großmütige Hahnrei" und "Der Tod Tarelkins". - Slg.Getty 563 (falsche Paginierung). - Insgesamt gebräunt und etwas brüchig, Titel mit Randläsuren, die beiden ersten Blätter gering wasserfleckig. - Extrem selten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ein Sommernachtstraum

      Kleukens-Presse, Frankfurt 1923 - 29 x 20 cm 3 Bll., 105 S., Elfter Druck der Kleukens-Presse zu Frankfurt am Main. Hergestellt im März 1923. Zweihundertfünfzig numerierte Abzüge. Dieser trägt die Nummer 225. O.-Halbpergament auf Bütten gedruckt guter Zustand

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        Tulifäntchen. Ein Heldengedicht in drei Gesängen.

      Berlin Propyläen-Verlag 1923 - 24x17 cm. 165 (3) Seiten. Mit 20 Original-Radierungen von Max Slevogt [davon 12 ganzseitig]. Zusätzlich wurde den Nummern 1-100 der nummerierten Auflage signierte Abzüge aller Radierungen auf Japan beigegeben. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 25. Brauner Ledereinband, Rücken- und Titelgoldprägung. Kopfgoldschnitt. Fußschnitt und Seite unbeschnitten. Buchrücken etwas nachgedunkelt. Buchdeckel dezent, Fußschnitt u. Vorderschnitt etwas stockfleckig. Kopfgoldschnitt partiell etwas abgeblättert. Titelblatt u. erster Abzug auf Japan mit einem Stockflecken. Bis auf sehr vereinzelte und nur schwache (Finger-)Flecken textsauberes Exemplar. Trotz der beschriebenen Mängel insgesamt gute Erhaltung. 0,750 gr. Brauner Ledereinband, Rücken- und Titelgoldprägung. Kopfgoldschnitt. Fußschnitt und Seite unbeschnitten.

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        The African Diary of a Poor Shot

      NP: Privately Printed, 1923. First Privately printed. Orig Linen spine/paper Boards. VG+. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Author's first book (of 2). 234 pp. profuse ill. Long hunt in Kenya and Tanganyika with famous professional hunting legend Leslie Tarlton. Lion, rhinoceros and other game. Colburn was a good hunter, a good writer and a fine photographer and a facile writer. This book is beautifully produced and very scarce. This is a very nice almost vg+ copy in original while cloth cover blue boards. Front corner lightly bumped. The spine shows only the slightest bit of soiling and wear (as usual). Signed and inscribed by author on front free end paper. In addition the front part of the plain thick paper original dust jacket is also present. Very scarce.

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        THE FAERIE QUEENE

      Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1923. ONE OF 150 PAPER COPIES for sale, of a total of 180 (plus 12 copies printed on vellum) n. Hardcover. 438 x 311 mm (17 1/4 x 12 1/4"). 2 p.l., 406, [2] pp. ONE OF 150 PAPER COPIES for sale, of a total of 180 (plus 12 copies printed on vellum). Original calf-backed thick vellum boards, raised bands, gilt spine titling, untrimmed edges. In a (quite worn and faded) calf-backed clamshell box. Printer's device in colophon. Printed in red, black, and blue. Hornby 32; Franklin, pp. 144-46, 240-41. Just a hint of rubbing at spine ends, three corners lightly bumped, vellum with variations in color and grain (tending toward a pale orange, with a number of cloudy darker areas), otherwise a very fine copy, the wear to the binding negligible, the spine leather extremely bright, and pristine internally. Franklin says that, along with the "Minor Poems," this is the masterpiece among the impressive Ashendene folios. He says, "Spenser's large folios were the last in Subiaco, and the best. 'Monumental' suggests bombast, which would be quite wrong; these books become eloquent by small felicities and discretion." The leaves here are of a larger size than any previously used at the Press, and this fact, along with the clean gothic typeface and substantial binding, make the volume a pleasure to handle and read. The vellum used for this publisher's binding varies widely in how much it becomes discolored; the spine is almost never found in rich, lustrous brown (as here), and it is very often conspicuously worn.

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        The Unexpurgated Diary of a Shanghai Baby

      The China Press, 1923/1924. 1st. Hard Cover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. A very scarce copy of the undated first edition. Circa 1923 or 1924 but information is sketchy. Binding is broken at hinge just before title page where the lower half of the stitching has loosened. Binding is otherwise sound. Pages with aging and light smudging and foxing overall. Significant staining and spotting to front endpapers. Name of previous owner here as well in pencil. Red cover with gold test and decorations, age darkened and worn but intact. Scuffs, small dents and chips to edges (Please see image). Written as the diary of a one-year-old baby in an American expatriate household in Shanghai in the early 1920s. The world of old Shanghai reflected here through the eyes of the baby. Elsie McCormick was an American resident of Shanghai. 99 pages.

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        New Lands

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 249 p. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. Purple topstain is somewhat rubbed off. Light dulling to gilt spine lettering. Jacket rubbed and scuffed, spine panel sunned, chipped in a number of places around edges, two small pieces of ph-neutral archival mending tissue on verso, price intact ($3.00). The second nonfiction work by the namesake of the Fortean Society, in its scarce jacket.

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        Salammbô. Avec six hors-texte en couleurs et des ornements gravés par F.-L. Schmied.

      - P., "Le Livre", 1923, In-8, br., tête dorée, 410 pp. Tirée à mille exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci sur vélin pur chiffon de Voiron.Imprimé par Frazier-Soye pour la typographie et par F.-L. Schmied pour les hors-texte en couleurs. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen. Discovered by the Late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter. With 104 (and 153) illustrations from photographs by Harry Burton (of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).,

      London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne, Cassell and Company Ltd.,, 1923 - 2 Bände: XXIII, 231 S. u. LXXIX Tafeln,.XXXIV, 277 S. u. LXXXVIII Tafeln. Tafeln mit photographischen Illustrationen. 1923 und 1927( first published). ( Kapitale, Gelenke und Ecken berieben und zerschlissen, Besitzerstempel auf Vorsätzen und Titelblatt, Vorsätze, Schnitt und Buchblock gebräunt, eine Fototafel lose) [Beide Bände Erstausgabe, ein dritter Band erschien 1933.] [ Beide Bände haben ein Besitzer exlibris, das von Alfred Mahlau für Hans und Auguste Kröger entworfen und gestaltet wurde und im Stock mit AM 1933 gekennzeichnet wurde] Ich versende mit der Deutschen Post (Büchersendung) und der DHL (Pakete). Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 14 Tage. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Elimus: a Story

      Paris: Printed at the Three Mountains Press in the Isle Saint Louis,, 1923. Tall octavo (pp. 45). Original red cloth-backed grey printed boards. 12 designs by Dorothy Shakespear. A little toning to periphery of boards, short closed-tear to fore-margin of first two leaves otherwise an excellent copy. First edition, limited to 300 numbered copies; Copac lists only 4 copies in British and Irish institutional libraries (British Library, Cambridge, Oxford, Queen's University Belfast). The Three Mountains Press was an important Modernist imprint established in Paris in 1922 by the American journalist William Bird. Ezra Pound was its editor for a while, and the illustrations in Elimus are by Pound's wife Dorothy Shakespear, one of only a handful of women Vorticist artists. On the business side there was a close involvement with Contact Editions, run by Robert McAlmon. McAlmon was married to the writer and philanthropist Winifred Ellerman (1894-1983), better known by her pseudonym of Bryher. This copy has her bookplate, making this a very appealing association copy.

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        Esope 1923-1925 EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris|-Mauves-sur-Loire: S.n., 1923. Fine. S.n., Paris -Mauves-sur-Loire 1923-1925, (2) 74pp. in-4, en feuillets. - Complete and original autograph manuscript of 74 pages written and foliotées in black ink on the front and protected in a cardboard folder showing the title. Some erasures and corrections autograph of the author. Unprecedented drama in four acts and in verse. The action takes place in Lydia in the fourth century BC .. The play depicts Aesop's mistress Rhodope Kroesos King and his ministers. It joins a small file of the script of the play, another hand or typewritten, probably related to the libretto. --- 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] Manuscrit autographe complet et inédit de 74 pages rédigées et foliotées à l'encre noire sur le recto et protégées dans une chemise cartonnée indiquant le titre. Quelques ratures et corrections autographes de l'auteur. Drame inédit en 4 actes et en vers. L'action se situe en Lydie au IVe siècle avant J.-C.. La pièce met en scène Esope, sa maîtresse Rhodope, le roi Kroesos et ses ministres. On y joint un petit dossier du scénario de la pièce, d'une autre main ou dactylographiés, se rattachant probablement au livret d'opéra.

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