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      1923 - Paris, Mornay, 1923. Petit in-8 (152 X 206) broché, couverture illustrée d'un bois ; 22 pages et 40 planches hors-texte. ÉDITION ORIGINALE du texte de Roland Dorgelès et PREMIER TIRAGE des illustrations de Gus BOFA : couverture ornée d'un bois en vert et noir et de 42 DESSINS hors-texte dont 40 coloriés au pochoir. Édition limitée à 1 317 exemplaires, celui-ci UN des 1 100 numérotés sur Vergé blanc (n°174). «Les "Synthèses littéraires" sont un des plus rudes pamphlets que les écrivains de ce temps aient eu à subir. Dans ces compositions se trouvent caractérisés, tantôt un livre essentiel, tantôt l'oeuvre entier d'un écrivain. Bofa ne s'y montre point tendre, et il faut admirer la crânerie du préfacier qui n'a craint de présenter un ouvrage où on le voit accablé sous le poids d'une écrasante "Croix de bois". » (Georges Charensol, "Le Portique N°6", page 27). BEL EXEMPLAIRE broché, non rogné, en PARFAIT ÉTAT. (SAN MILLAN, 13). NICE COPY. WE CAN SEND PICTURES OF BOOKS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Enchanted April

      New York: Doubleday, Page, 1923. Very good or better in a good dust jacket. Copy # 130 of 372, signed by the author on the limitation page. Plain paper jacket separated at rear gutter, and showing some wear to the jacket spine at headband, some slight loss to front panel at mid gutter, closed tear to same. Jacket spine toned at label. Imitation vellum boards are bright. No ownership markings or inscriptions. A solid copy of the signed/limited of this classic title, the basis for two films, and by all appearances quite scarce in this iteration.

      [Bookseller: John Kehoe, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Emily of New Moon

      Boston: Frederick A. Stokes. 1923. First. First edition. Frontispiece in color by M.L. Kirk. Contemporary gift inscription on the front fly, a couple of pages roughly opened resulting in some marginal chips to a couple of facing pages, top edge soiled, a very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper with several small nicks and tears, and some overall soiling. The first Emily book, in the exceptionally scarce jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Cottonwood Gulch

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran. 1923. First. First edition. Fine in a lightly rubbed, near fine dustwrapper (with art by Remington Schuyler) with a couple of tiny tears, and a modest crease on the rear panel. Very uncommon in jacket, this is an exceptional copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Emily of New Moon

      Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, Ltd. 1923, 1st Canadian Edition. () 351pp. Fine and most-certainly fine for age in a first-edition dust jacket that has edge roblems all round but is essentially all there with both flaps. The book is in pulisher's original blue cloth with the full coloured illustration on fron, bright blue spine with bright gilt and bright blue back boards. Frontis illustration fine and bright. No bumps or rubbing. End pages still bright and unmarked. A terrific copy. Before I bought his, way way back, I had it checked by a top professional in the industry;IT IS A GENUINE FIRST IN OUTSTANDING CONDITIONIt is my understanding this Canadian First Edition was published simultaneously with the Stokes edition in the U.S.A. but I cannot guarantee that.Released simultaneously with the Stokes edition in the United States.

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

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

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        Musarion oder die Philosophie der Grazien. Ein Gedicht in drey Büchern. München, Drei Masken, 1923. 72 S., 3 Bll. Mit 12 signierten Orig.-Radierungen von Hans Gött. 4°. Blauer, goldgepr. Orig.-Maroquin auf 5 Bünden mit RSch. (1 kleiner Braunfleck).,

      1923 - Buchbinderei 'Hübel & Denck, Leipzig'.- Rodenberg 448. 'Dieses Werk wurde im Auftrage des drei Masken Verlages in München als 9. Obeliskdruck in der Officin der Mandruck A.-G., hergestellt. Die Radierungen von Hans Gött enstanden im Jahr 1923 und wurden auf der Künstlerpresse der Mandruck A.-G. unter Aufsicht des Künstlers gedruckt.- Eines von 70 römisch nummerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe (GA 340 Exemplare) auf handgeschöpftem Bütten.- Impressum von Hans Gött signiert.- Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        Jesus of the Emerald

      Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City 1923 - Two small cracks in spine, hardly visible. Tissue guard protecting the image of Jesus is creased, small spot on the tissue guard and the facing (title) page. . Long poem with an Afterword by Stratton-Porter concerning the ancient Christian legend of Lentulus, an envoy of Tiberius Caesar, who was sent by Caesar to report on what he could learn about Jesus. Upon hearing of the beauty of Jesus, Caesar called a master craftsman to carve the true likeness of Jesus on a large emerald. Bound in paper vellum boards decorated with the spectacular carved emerald and the chain to which it is attached. A lovely, nearly perfect copy. The noted defects are quite minor. Does not include box or glassine wrapper. Scarce, especially in this condition. Near Fine, gift quality. Stated first edition, this is the true first edition, preceding the English edition of the same date [MacLean, p. 38]. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. [43] pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'homme de la Pampa.

      - NRF, Paris 1923, 1 volume réimposé au format in-4° Tellière. 220 pages. Edition originale, 1/108 exemplaires du tirage de tête sur papier vergé pur fil Lafuma-Navarre au filigrane de la Nouvelle Revue Française. Exemplaire N° XXV imprimé pour André Lefèvre. Non coupé. Dos légèrement foncé. André Lefèvre, né le 17 juin 1869 à Paris 10ème et mort dans cette même ville le 5 novembre 1929, est un homme politique français. Tout d'abord parisien et socialiste, proche de René Viviani, il devient conseiller municipal de Paris, président du conseil municipal en 1907-1908, puis conseiller général de la Seine, élu dans le 5ème arrondissement de Paris. Fort de cette position, il se présente sous l'étiquette du nouveau Parti républicain-socialiste aux élections législatives de 1910, à Aix-en-Provence. En 1913, il entre au conseil général des Bouches-du-Rhône. Réélu député en 1914 après avoir rejoint la centriste Fédération des gauches, il rejoint le groupe de l'Union républicaine radicale et radicale-socialiste, puis, en 1919, la tout aussi modérée Gauche républicaine démocratique, affiliée à l'Alliance démocratique. Battu en 1924, il se retire à Paris. Député des Bouches-du-Rhône de 1910 à 1924. Sous-secrétaire d'État aux Finances du 3 novembre 1910 au 3 février 1911 dans le gouvernement Aristide Briand. Ministre de la Guerre du 20 janvier au 16 décembre 1920 dans les gouvernements Alexandre Millerand.

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      New York: Monroe Wheeler, [1923].. Printed string-tied wrappers. Faintest hint of darkening at extreme wrapper edges, as inevitable, otherwise a fine copy. First edition. One of 150 copies printed. Although in principle a single issue of a periodical, this item, and its compatriots in the series, have customarily been accorded the status of books. This is the first appearance of "The Hermaphroditic Telephones," but the other poems had appeared previously, without titles and in a different context, in SPRING AND ALL. One of the remaining of several exemplary copies acquired from the Williams family. WALLACE A8.

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        Das Hohelied. Mit 7 Radierungen (6 davon sign.) v. Willy Jaeckel und 9 Schriftholzschnitten von Johannes Tzschicholt.

      Berlin, Euphorion-Verlag 1923.. 4° (29 x 20 cm). Roter OriginalLederband, Rückentitel goldgeprägt, Innenkantenvergoldung. An Ecken und Kanten minimal berieben. Das Bezugsleder an den Außengelenken leicht brüchig, das vordere Außengelenk unten hälftig geplatzt. Vorsatzblätter leimschattig. 12 nn Doppelblätter (Blockbuchanordnung) auf Zanders-Hadern-Papier. Mit 7 Radierungen (6 davon sign., nur das Frontispiz nicht) v. Willy Jaeckel und 9 Schriftholzschnitten von Johannes Tzschicholt. Sonst einwandfrei und innen makellos und keinerlei Eintrag.. Exemplar Nr. 30 von 165 (total: 185). Handeinband signiert Buchb. Meink, Berlin. #FL1242

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        Jean Froissart. Von dem Leben u. Sterben des Grafen Gaston Phöbus von Foix u. von dem traurigen Tode seines Kindes Gaston. Aus der Chronik des Jean Froissart / übertragen von Clemens Brentano / Mit 10 Holzschnitten von Georg Poppe. Gedruckt auf gelblich Bär Bütten.

      Frankfurt, Frankfurter Verlags Anstalt, 1923.. 15 x 12 cm. 96 S. ISBN: Keine. Original Pappband / Hard cover. No jacket. Guter Zustand / Good condition. Besonders frisches Exemplar dieser empfindlichen Pappbändchens. Nur der Einband mit Läsuren: Kleiner Fleck und teilweise bestossen. 1. Auflage.. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! Gf1. (Il). Jpg.

      [Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett / Einzelunte]
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        Don Juan. Dramatische Phantasie in sieben Akten. Mit 14 Radierungen von Felix Meseck.

      Berlin, Offcina Serpentis für Rowohlt, 1923.. 4°. 235 (3) S., handgefertigter dunkelgrüner Maroquinband auf fünf Bünden, Rückengoldpräg., sign. "Tuszkau Boriska", Kopfgoldschnitt.. Eines von nur 250 Exemplaren auf Bütten, Gesamtauflage 265 Expl. Gesetzt in der Cicero Original-Unger-Fraktur, Druck der Radierungen durch die Manus Officin von Fritz Voigt. Die Radierung auf S. 15 vom Künstler entsprechend dem Kolophon signiert. Einband an den Kanten stellenweise leicht berieben, Rücken geblichen. Papier an den Rändern leicht leicht gebräunt. Rodenberg 120. Goedeke IX,523,84. Hayn-Gotendorf III,470. Houben II,289. 'Erotische Komödie, 'frei von den Fesseln, die zufällige Bühnenform, Theater, Theater-Censur, Hofetikette und Prüderie des Tugendsamen Publikums auflegen.' (Hayn-Got.) Werk, 'das an sittenlosem Schmutz mehr aufgenommen hat, als eine grobe Vorstellung des Titelhelden rechtfertigt'. (Goed.) 'Die Szene wechselt anmutig zwischen Notzucht im Schlafzimmer, im Garten, im Kloster, im Bordell ..' (Houben). - 'Daneben gehen auch stark homosexuelle Episoden. Einzelne Szenen dieses .. erotischen Don Juan-Dramas sind von hinreißender Gewalt.' (Bilderlexikon)

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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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        Emily of New Moon

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1923. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition . 351 pp. Octavo. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Untrimmed. Very good. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Dust jack is unclipped, lightly soiled and bears chips and tears. The bottom the jacket spine is torn along the front hinge and across the bottom ¼. The boards and text block are near fine, with only a hairline scratch on the pictorial illustration as a fault. Otherwise, there is some faint aging and spotting along the fore edge. This is a remarkable copy of a seminal piece of Canadian literature, one cited by Alice Munro as a vital influence on her work..

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      Richmond, Surrey: Printed and Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1923. Pp. 35, [1 - publ. advert.]. Original blue marbled paper boards with paper cover label. Label in state 1 of 3 with the border of asterisks. Original price of 4/6 net in pencil on inside front cover. One of approx. 460 copies hand-printed by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press. An uncut, unopened copy, without the usual fading or spotting. Possibly the finest copy on offer in recent years. Woolmer 28; Gallup A.6.C; Connolly 30.b. See attached photos.. First U.K. Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/I]
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        Ecce homo.

      Berlin, Malik (1923). Erste Ausgabe.. Illustr. Orig.-Büttenkarton. 2 (1 w.) Bl, 100 Blatt mit 16 Farbillustr. (Siebfarben-Offsetdruck) und 84 s/w Illustrationen, 1 Blatt Impressum. Folio. Der unbeschnittenen Orig.-Büttenkarton-Einband in den Randbereichen stellenweise bestoßen und an den Innenseiten stellenweise gering stockfl. bzw. gebräunt. Sonst sehr gut erhaltenes, sauberes Exemplar.. Ausgabe C.

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        For Love of the King

      Putnam, NY 1923 - Previous owner's inscription to front pastedown (completely hidden by front flap of dustwrapper). Bound in grey boards with blue cloth spine. Dustwrapper shows a bit of darkening to spine and light chipping to spine ends but is in beautiful condition overall. This is the true first U.S. edition of this title in the original dustwrapper. A three act play with an introductory note and a letter to "Mrs. Chan Toon". This copy is listed as the Second Edition (F'cap 8vo) . 1923" (title page verso); originally published in Great Britain in a limited edition in 1922, but it is indeed the first U.S. edition. Scarce in the dustwrapper and in this protected condition. 58 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael J. Toth, Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Monsieur Jonquelle: Prefect of Police of Paris

      New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1923. First. First edition, second state with the pages in correct order. Fine in very good dustwrapper with some age-toning, internal repairs, and shallow chipping. D. Appleton-Century's file copy, so stamped on the front page. A collection of short stories. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Ecce homo. [Erstausgabe / first edition].

      Malik-Verlag,, Berlin, 1923 - Berlin, Malik-Verlag, 1923. Groß-4°. 37 cm. 2 Blatt, 100 Blatt, 1 Blatt Impressum. Illustrierter Original-Büttenkarton. Erste Ausgabe. Hermann 155. Ausgabe C. Vierundachtzig Zeichnungen und sechzehn Aquarelle in Siebenfarben-Offsetdruck. Einband wenig bestoßen, wenig fleckig, wenig gedunkelt, angestaubt. Gutes, innen sehr gutes Exemplar. Illustrierter Original-Büttenkarton. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Amateur Inn

      London: Hodder and Stoughton. (1923). First. First English edition. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with small chips at the spine ends. Author's own copy, with his Riverside Drive, New York address stamped on the front fly three times. A man freezes to death in the Berkshires on the year's hottest day. Very uncommon in jacket. .

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        To A Proud Phantom

      Richmond: printed and published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press,, 1923. Octavo. Original marbled paper boards, printed paper label to upper board. Pages uncut. Spine a touch faded, but otherwise a lovely bright copy, internally fresh. First edition, sole impression. Despite the title date, it was actually published July 1924, in an edition of only 250 copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Poems and Seven Drawings

      San Francisco, CA, 1923. Limited Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. One of 250 copies, privately printed at the Grabhorn Press in San Francisco. Seven engravings including frontispiece with slight offsetting on opposite pages. Original paper-covered boards are starting to split at joints, several signatures are loosening.

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        Emily of New Moon

      Frederick A. Stokes, Boston 1923 - First edition. Frontispiece in color by M.L. Kirk. Contemporary gift inscription on the front fly, a couple of pages roughly opened resulting in some marginal chips to a couple of facing pages, top edge soiled, a very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper with several small nicks and tears, and some overall soiling. The first Emily book, in the exceptionally scarce jacket. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Goose-Step: A Study of American Education

      Upton Sinclair, Pasadena 1923 - First edition. Slightly cocked, with the spine and a portion of the lower front cover sunned, thus near fine without dustwrapper. A critical examination of American colleges, which asserts that the system specializes in turning out students unable to think for themselves. Inscribed by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      London: Hutchinson & Co., n.d.. [1923]. Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-247 [248: printer's imprint] + 40-page publisher's catalogue "for the Autumn, 1923" inserted at rear, three inserted plates with illustrations by Jean de Bosschere, other illustrations in text, also by de Bosschere,. original two-part yellow and black cloth, spine panel stamped in black.. Just a touch of sunning to spine panel, a near fine copy. The UK. edition is elusive, especially in nice condition. (#51370). First edition. Collects a short novel, "The Flaw in the Crystal," and six short stories. A major collection of supernatural fiction. "An underrated writer ... Excellent." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1478. "Sinclair's stories are among the most outstanding examples of the ghost story as moral fable." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-178. Sinclair's "contribution to the genre, small as it is, is notable." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 387-88. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Supernatural Fiction, p. 163. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 957. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-198. Bleiler (1978), p. 180. Reginald 13211.

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        The World In MiniatureÖJapan, Containing Illustrations Of The Character, Manners, Customs, Religion, Dress, Amusements, Commerce, Agriculture, &c. Of The People Of That Empire

      London: Printed For R.Ackermann, [1923]. First Edition. Abbey, Travel, 6 (pp. 12-13). 12mo. pp. xiii, [1]plate list, 286. 20 hand-coloured engraved plates (incl. frontis.). modern quarter morocco (corners worn, large ownership entry in red on title)

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        Pouchers Perfumes, Cosmetics and Soaps

      Springer. Hardcover. New. Hardcover. 782 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.3in. x 2.0in.Pouchers Perfumes Cosmetics and Soaps has been in print since 1923 and is the classic reference work in the field of cosmetics. Now in a fully updated 10th edition, this new volume provides a firm basic knowledge in the science of cosmetics (including toiletries) as well as incorporating the latest trends in scientific applications and legislation which have occurred since the 9th edition. This edition will not only be an excellent reference book for students entering the industry but also for those in specialized research companies, universities and other associated institutions who will be able to gain an overall picture of the modern cosmetic science and industry. The book has been logically ordered into four distinct parts. The historical overview of Part 1 contains an essay demonstrating William Arthur Pouchers influence on the 20th Century cosmetics industry as well as a chapter detailing the long history of cosmetics. Part 2 is a comprehensive listing of the properties and uses of common cosmetic types, ranging from Antiperspirants through to Sunscreen preparations. There are an increased number of raw materials in use today and their chemical, physical and safety benefits are carefully discussed along with formulation examples. The many additions since the last edition demonstrate the dramatic recent expansion in the industry and how changes in legal regulations affecting the development, production and marketing of old, established and new products are operative almost worldwide. Information on specialist products for babies and others is included within individual chapters. The chapters in Part 3 support and outline the current guidelines regarding the assessment and control of safety and stability. This information is presented chemically, physically and microbiologically. Part 3 chapters also detail requirements for the consumer acceptability of both existing and new products. Those legal regulations now in force in the EU, the USA and Japan are carefully described in a separate chapter and the remaining chapters have been extensively updated to explain the technical and practical operations needed to comply with regulations when marketing. This information will be invaluable to European Union and North American companies when preparing legally required product information dossiers. The final chapters in Part 4 contain useful information on the psychology of perfumery as well as detailing methods for the conduct of assessment trials of new products. As ingredient labelling is now an almost universal legal requirement the International Nomenclature of Cosmetics Ingredients (INCI) for raw materials has been used wherever practicable. The advertised volume is the 10th edition of what was previously known as volume 3 of Pouchers Cosmetics and Soaps. Due to changes in the industry there are no plans to bring out new editions of volume 1 and 2. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN, Momence,IL, Commerce,GA.

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        Roosevelt’s Religion

      New York and Cincinnati: The Abingdon Press, 1923. - Second printing. On the front free endpaper INSCRIBED "To ‘Houdini’ with sincere wellwishes [sic] from Your Friend, Christian F. Reisner, New York 6/16 ‘24." At the bottom of the endpaper is a mass-produced ex-libris "This book belongs to"; signed by Beatrice Houdini. On the opposite endpaper Beatrice (probably) has placed the "magic photo" of Houdini and Theodore Roosevelt and she has written underneath their images their names and "on board Imperator 1913." A further Roosevelt association is provided by a small envelope tipped to the top of the free endpaper; this contains the card of The Reverend William Turner Levy who, like the author of the book, was also a New Yorker who became a minister and who wrote books, one of which was on Eleanor Roosevelt who was a longtime friend. Eleanor was a niece of Theodore Roosevelt. The card of Levy conveys the book to another "Reverend," who unfortunately bore a common name and thus cannot be further identified. Photo measures 5 x 3.5 in. Bookplate is 2.4 x 3.9 in. oblong. Book is in Near Fine condition without dust jacket. Photograph is fresh as it has not been exposed to much light in its many decades. There is some transference from the chemicals in the first name of the signature of the author to the chest area of the figures in the photograph. This fluctuates between invisible, slightly visible, very visible as one varies the angle between the photo surface and the dominant light source. You may regard this as a flaw or a further bit of magic serendipity, especially as Christian Reisner is so anxious to demonstrate on slender evidence that Roosevelt was an active Christian, and when one considers the complex attitudes Houdini, the son of a rabbi, had toward Judaism, Christianity, the afterlife, spiritualism, conjuring, and fakery in general; see the Kenneth Silverman biography of Houdini for extensive treatments on the beliefs and ambitions of Houdini. The photo was pasted down a bit carelessly, so there are some ripples in the white border areas. Online by putting the names of TR and Houdini into a search engine one can easily find the history of this photo. The two men stood on the deck of the liner on its return voyage from Europe with 5 other men; Houdini later "magically" erased the other men from the image so it would look as though he and Roosevelt were alone together. Some sources claim that TR was the American most admired by Houdini. This seems plausible as both men had iron wills to become "strong men" in escape from confinements that would baffle the average man. One became one of the most celebrated performers in the US, Europe as far east as Moscow, and even to Australia, where he also piloted the first official air flight. The other became the Rough Rider and President who carried a big stick, then became a great explorer; each produced many books and played with mingling facts with legends; speaking of which did TR really rescue Houdini and Bess from an attack in a Midwest mining town after a Houdini performance in the 1890s, or was that simply a legend useful to each? In any case this is a wonderful association copy of two men who were great celebrities in the early decades of the 20th century and who have remained alive in the imaginations of a large percentage of those who have come after them. And Beatrice Houdini had a large role to play in not only the emotional life of her husband, but also as a partner of 20 years in his magical performances. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Silver Swan Company]
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        Die Liebenden von Kandahar. Deutsch von Franz Werner Schmidt. Mit 3 radierten Vignetten und 6 ganzseitigen und signierten Radierungen unter Schutzblatt von Hugo Steiner-Prag.

      Berlin, Franz Schneider 1923 - Erstausgabe.. Gr.-8° (27 x 19 cm). Braunes OriginalHalbleder mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel ,die Deckel mit Batikpapier bezogen. Mit Klarsichtumschlag und im einfachen Pappschuber. Kopfgoldschnitt, zweiseitig unbeschnitten. Einband einwandfrei. 56 (3) Seiten mit 3 radierten Vignetten und 6 eingebundenen Originalradierungen, jeweils signiert. Zwei der eingebunden Radierungen noch einmal als"Probe" bezeichnet lose beigefügt. Handschriflich numeriertes Exemplar 145 von 200 Exemplaren, unter dem Druckvermerk ein weiteres Mal vom Künstler signiert. Im unteren Rand ist das Papier schwach wellig, Seiten 21/22 mit kleinen (1cm) Fleck im unteren Rand, Seite 35 ebendort mit einem verlaufenen geößeren Fleck, sonst einwandfrei. Einer der beiden Probedrucke ist schief und hat zur Signatur hin einen unauffälligen Fleck.Der andere tadellos. Schönes und dekoratives und richtig gut erhaltenes Exemplar.. #M12910

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Chance, Love, and Logic, Philosophical Essays

      N.Y., Harcourt, Brace & Co. 1923 - Book is VG+ with bookplate, in a very good, very scarce dust jacket which has slight browning to the oatmeal color and with some shallow loss to head and tail of spine, a few shallow closed tears and light edgewear. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Walt Barrie Rare Books]
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        Daphnis und Chloe.

      München, Verlag Buchenau & Reichert, 1922 - 1923. - Vitri7 4° (29 x 20 cm). Rotbraunes geglättetes Originalganzleder. Handgebunden von Gerhard Prade. Mit Rückentitel und reicher Verzierung beider Deckel in frischer Goldprägung, Kanten-und Innenkantenvergoldung und poliertem Goldkopfschnitt. Ecken etwas berieben, die Kapitale stärker mit ca. 2mm Lederverlust. 197 (2) Seiten mit 93 Steinzeichnungen von Otto Hettner. Exemplar Nr.4 von 300, vom Künstler im Impressum signiert. Ganz vereinzelt kleine Fleckchen, nahezu makellos. Attraktives Exemplar, weder Name noch andere Einträge. 8. Phantasus-Druck. Nr.4/300. Übertragung nach Friedrich Jacobs (1832), mit dem griechischen Text verglichen und frei überarbeitet. Unter Aufsicht des Künstlers von Alfred Ehrhardt auf der Handpresse ausgeführt. 1600

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        The Song of Songs

      S. D. Saltzman "Hasefer" Verlag, Berlin 1923 - Folio. Unpaginated. Original gold, silver, and black-stamped green suede. Top edge gilt. Book housed in its original floral motif paper covered slipcase. Decorative endpapers. Illustrated tipped-in Hebrew title-page, facing decorative title-page in English. Scarce and sumptuous first trade edition of the "Song of Solomon", illustrated with 26 tipped-in reproductions of paintings in rich vibrant colors by Zeev Raban. Each illustration with Hebrew text, facing page with calligraphied English text within pictorial borders. Heavy rubbing on covers and along edges of slipcase. Head and tail of spine partly chipped. Spine sunned. Abrasion on lower spine, affecting the English title. Corners slightly rubbed. Text in Hebrew and English. Slipcase in overall fair, Binding in good, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      New York: The Century Company. 1923. First. First edition. Contemporary owner name, near fine in a very good plus dustwrapper, illustrated by J. Clinton Shepherd, with a small chip at the crown and a couple of short tears. A lovely copy of this comic romance set in Venezuela, by the author of Clues of the Caribbees and the Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Store. Rarely found in this condition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923

      John Wisden & Co. 1923 - Sixtieth edition. Original hardback. Some slight wear to head of spine and front edge of spine, corners gently bumped. A good copy.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1923 - Hardback Wisden

      1923 - Hi, This lot is a 1923 Original Hardback Wisden in good to Very Good Condition, This Wisden is a very nice book, he things to point out are that the page block is pink, the rear hinge has tape to it and some wear to spine boards.Ex oners name plate to inside page too.Excellent photoplate.No restoration.Please see the large pictures.More available on request.Buy-it-now.More Photos on request.

      [Bookseller: Wisden Shop]
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        Ernesto Garcia Cabral a Mexican Cartoonist

      None ; for Private Circulation, Mexico 1923 - Original light brown buckram hardback binding with readable original paper labels to front & spine, Condition fair to good , some dirt to cover, corner tip knocks, scratch to rear, Binders label to inside "Bouligny & Schmidt Suca, Mexico. etc. etc." . Condition of contents, good Original decorative endpapers, then author Conway's signed dedication Joseph Herger ? Leimer Esq. or Liemer from G.R.G. Conway, Mexico City (and dated) 16 Mar 1925.Condition fair to good , i.e mostly good , but with some very minor light water staining to a few pages in bottom corner only & about 6 corner folds. A couple of small pencil details to front endpages. Cabral 1890-1968 , Conway 1873-1945 ,Conway was English who lived in Mexico and knew Cabral ( & many famous people inc. D.H. Laurence) .privately printed ( from Calle de Marsella) and very small limited number. Pages include; Author signed & dedicated endpaper, illustration of signed photo Cabral to Conway , title page ,contents pages , then pages 7 to 13 Biographical Foreword, then the 58 illustrations. 18 x 23.5cm Approx [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Malcolm Books]
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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923

      John Wisden & Co. Ltd. 1923 - Sixtieth edition. Original hardback. Heavily rubbed to covers and spine. Gilt faded. Small ink inscriptions to inside cover and first advert page, and across top of page edges. Rear gutter repaired with tape. A fair copy.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        The Radio Times -

      London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1923. General Note: "Official organ of the B.B.C." Here we have the very first Radio Times, published for distribution and dated: Volume 1 No. 1 September 23rd 1923. Showing details of BBC radio programmes (newspapers at the time boycotted radio listings, fearing that increased listenership might decrease their sales. Recently celebrated its 90th anniversary, making this item even more desirable. Is in very good condition, front cover a little toned at edges, a few surface marks to lower cover, one short marginal tear to one page, text unaffected. Remains in remarkably good overall condition. To preserve this copy It is housed in a tasteful full Maroon gilt leather folder, which has a matching silk label tie, this helps to secure and hold the paper magazine in place. Not the lavish glossy production that we are so used to today, the front cover displays the first article, titled "What's in the Air?", by Arthur R. Burrows. An interesting piece of Broadcasting history; Images will follow shortly after listing.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/As New Folder. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Norman Macdonald's Collection]
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        The Reformation of War

      London: Hutchinson & Co.,, 1923. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine and boards heavily faded, minor foxing to contents; a good copy in the slightly soiled jacket that has some nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "With love to Mother and Father, from the author their son. John. 25.2.1923." It was subsequently given to her other son, Walter, and noted in his handwriting below the inscription: "A. W. J. Fuller from Mother." With Walter's address to the front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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