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        Reminiscences Of A Stock Operator

      New York: George H. Doran Company, 1923. First edition of this Wall Street classic. Octavo, original orange cloth. In near fine condition with the spine gilt bright. With a signed quote from Edwin Lefevre laid in which reads, "When angels walk across the sky/ On God-sent errands, near of far/ To keep their golden sandals dry/They merely step from star to star! Edwin Lefevre." Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Desirable in this condition and with the autographed quotation. First published in 1923, Reminiscences of a Stock Operator is the most widely read, highly recommended investment book ever. Generations of readers have found that it has more to teach them about markets and people than years of experience. It tells the thinly disguised biography of Jesse Livermore, a remarkable character who first started speculating in New England bucket shops at the turn of the century. Livermore, who was banned from these shady operations because of his winning ways, soon moved to Wall Street where he made and lost his fortune several times over. What makes this book so valuable are the observations that Lefèvre records about investing, speculating, and the nature of the market itself. "A must-read classic for all investors, whether brand-new or experienced" (William O'Neil).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        La Giammuffa. A cura di Beniamino Dal Fabbro. Con otto acqueforti originali di Guido Somarè.

      8° gr.; pp. 40 non num. 4 su carta a mano Ventura di Cernobbio, composto e stampato da Luigi Maestri; con alcune riproduz. nel testo e 8 acqueforti f.testo firm. e num. a matita dall'Artista (1923 - 2003). Ril. in bella pelle edit., titoli in oro al dorso, astuccio editoriale. Bella e rara edizione tirata a complessivi 99 esemplari numerati. Questo è uno dei XXV esempl. di testa, contenente, sciolto, un disegno orig. a matita firmato. E' una ristampa parziale del "Dizionario del gergo milanese" con elenco in ordine alfabetico di nomignoli, tipi, macchiette e figure milanesi. Ottima copia. Cfr. Aeschlimann vol.III; Jentsch.(vedi riproduz.)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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        Alpenlandschaft mit Hütte.

      O. O., 1923.. Aquarellierte blaue Schreibtusche auf Konstruktionszeichenkarton. 360:235 mm. Unten rechts signiert und datiert "R. Höss. 1923.". Mit feiner Schreibfeder ausgeführte, nicht ungeschickte Tintenzeichnung einer von kahlen Bäumen umstandenen einsamen Holzhütte am tief verschneiten Hang, im Hintergrund Berge. Einzig die Hütte und der Zaun sind in hellbrauner Farbe ankoloriert, die übrige Schneelandschaft ist anscheinend mit der unterschiedlich verdünnten blauen Schreibtinte laviert; der Himmel mit stark verdünntem Braun minimal angetönt. Auf der Rückseite beschnittene Reste einer kolorierten geologischen Querschnittszeichnung aus der Baustoffindustrie. - Wohl einziges bekanntes Dokument einer künstlerischen Neigung des Kommandanten von Auschwitz, zu dessen Charakterzügen zwar eine kleinbürgerliche Naturverbundenheit (vgl. Martin Broszat, Kommandant in Auschwitz, S. 19) gezählt wird, wie sie aus dem vorliegenden Blatt leicht herausgelesen werden kann, dessen bekannte Gefühlsarmut und nicht zuletzt seine Betätigung im Freikorps und Beteiligung am Fememord an Walter Kadow 1923 aber kaum den Künstlerdilettanten vermuten lassen dürften. Wegen letzteren Verbrechens wurde Höß noch 1923 verhaftet und 1924 zu zehn Jahren Zuchthaus verurteilt (1928 amnestiert). Möglicherweise ist die Zeichnung während der Mußestunden der Untersuchungshaft entstanden. - Einige kleine Druckstellen; insgesamt wohlerhalten. Erworben von den Nachfahren der Familie des Infanteriegenerals und Eichenlaubträgers Karl Eibl (1891-1943).

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        The World Crisis, a remarkable set of British first editions with five dated inscriptions from Churchill to his Aunt and significant annotations by her son, Churchill's Cousin, concerning the Battle of Jutland

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1923. First edition. Hardcover. This is an extraordinary inscribed and annotated British first edition set of Churchill's history of the First World War. Each of the five books (the 1916-1918 book was issued in two volumes) is inscribed and dated by Churchill to his Aunt Clara. Clarita "Clara" Jerome Frewen (1851-1935) was the eldest sister of Churchill's mother and wife of Moreton Frewen, the famously slipshod editor of Churchill's first book, The Story of the Malakand Field Force. Three inscriptions are dated pre-publication and all five are warmly personal, with Churchill using only his first name. The inscriptions alone would make the set a prize, but it is the second family association that makes the set a unique piece of history. The books passed to Clara's son and Churchill's first cousin, Captain Oswald Moreton Frewen (1887-1958).Oswald was a career naval officer who served under Churchill's leadership as First Lord of the Admiralty during both the First and Second World Wars. Oswald participated in every naval engagement in the North Sea during the First World War, after the war helped the Admiralty prepare the official history of the Battle of Jutland, and during the Second World War served as King's Harbour Master of Scapa Flow. THE ANNOTATIONS: Of note, according to the Frewen family, Oswald's own 1916 diary "is considered to be part of the United Kingdom's national archives because of his description of the Battle of Jutland," with a claim upon the volume made by the Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth, England. Oswald's extensive annotations in this set appear throughout the two 1916-1918 volumes and run to thousands of words. These annotations are remarkably informed and informative, sharply critical, and compellingly interesting - to both collectors and scholars. Some of Oswald's criticism may be attributed to his partisan admiration of Admiral Jellicoe, some perhaps to jealousy toward a famous cousin. Nonetheless, Oswald's comments are not without some expressed admiration for his Cousin Winston's gifts - both literary and as a leader. And tempering the sharp criticism is the knowledge that Oswald actively sought - and received - his cousin Winston's inscriptions in books that Oswald read and annotated until Oswald's death in 1958. We have transcribed the entirety of Captain Frewen's annotations, producing a 22-page document which we will provide upon request. CONDITION: This set is in sound, unrestored condition, with the original bindings firm and intact - well short of fine but of course to be prized far more for provenance and content than for condition. Five volumes are first edition, first printing. Volume I, the 1911-1914 volume, is first edition, second printing (printed only three days after publication of the first printing). The blue cloth bindings are square and tight, but show some of the scuffing endemic to the smooth navy cloth and some wear to extremities. We note the following: slight outward warping to the 1915 volume boards; some minor fraying at the head of the 1915 volume spine; minor blistering of The Aftermath cloth (to which this particular volume was prone) on the upper front cover and lower right of the spine; minor discoloration spots to The Eastern Front front cover and a wrinkle (binding error rather than blistering) in the upper rear cover cloth. Spotting is substantially confined to the page edges and first and final leaves, the heaviest instance within the set observed on the inscribed page of the 1915 volume. We note no previous ownership marks beyond the author's inscriptions and Captain Frewen's annotations. The set is housed in a navy cloth slipcase with gilt print and decoration. PROVENANCE: This set has remained in the Frewen family until now, providing both sterling provenance and a unique opportunity for collectors. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.2(I).d, A69.2(II).a, A69.2(III-1).a, A69.2(III-2).a, A69.2(IV).a, A69.2(V).a.; Woods/ICS A31(ab), Langworth p.105

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        Chinese 1923

      1923 1923 - Scherenschnitt auf festem Velin montiert, ca. 10,4 x 10,5 cm. R. u. Darstellung sign. u. dat.: „Engert 1923"; r. u. auf bez. Passepartoutabschnitt: „Chinese".

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        La Sultane Daoulah

      Paris: Éditiions Mornay, 1923. No. 983 of 950 copies on Guarro. Color illustrations, text within elaborate gilt border, full-page polychrome arabesques and ornamental filigrees and initial capital letters. 1 vols. 12mo. Full cream calf ruled in blue and green lines alternating with gilt-dotted triangles, radiating from a central metal onlaid medallion, with arabesque design in red and black against a gilt-dotted backgroound, decorative endsheets and flyleafs, stamped signed "O Pilon". Fine. Binding by Odette Pilon

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        The Wares of the Ming Dynasty.

      London, Benn, 1923.. Mit 126 (11 farb.) Abb. auf 59 Tafeln (jeweils mit Beschreibung auf vorgeschaltenen Blatt), ca. 13 Illustr., 1 Schriftzeichentabelle u. 30 Marken. XVI, 240 S., 1 w. Bl. u. 1 Bl. 4°. Illustr., goldgeprägtes Originalleinen, dieses minimal bestoßen, der Kopfschnitt etwas angestaubt. Kleines Schild u. Stempel a. d. Vorsatz, papierbedingt gebräunt u. ganz gelegentlich etwas stockfleckig, tls. etwas angerändert bzw. geknickt, sonst gutes Exemplar. (2190 Gr.). Für Fragen stehen wir Ihnen gerne telefonisch zur Verfügung!Nummer 983 von 1500 (gesamt 1783) nummerierten Exemplaren.

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        Industrial Art Desk

      1923. CHAUTAUQUA. Industrial Art Desk. WITH: The Home Teacher. 126 pp. 8vo., bound in publisher's wrappers. Valparaiso, Indiana: Lewis E. Meyers & Company, ND [1923?]. |~||~||~||~||~||~| A wonderful example of early American pedagogy. The Chautauqua Institution was founded in 1874 and had a tremendous impact on education in America. The Chautauqua Industrial Art Desk was a table top home schooling art desk which contained a blackboard on the reverse of the cover, and a map of the United States on the underside. Inside the desk is a scroll which contains 26 segments including, Palmer method script, how colours are made, flags of the world, aviation, perspective drawing and the Pennsylvania Railroad. This desk has survived in remarkably good condition.

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        Inom Baggemosa ägogränser. Bygdehistorier.

      - Växjö, 1923. Originalupplaga. 21x14 cm. 126 s. Samtida brunt halvklotband med förgylld ryggtitel, mönstrade pärmpapper och marmorerade försättsblad. Omslag ej medbundet. Ryggändar och pärmhörn något nötta. Fläckat titelblad samt spridda fläckar och fingeravtryck i marginalerna. Kort reva i nedre marginalen på s. 115/116. "Carl Moberg / Moshult!" skrivet med blyerts på titelbladet; sannolikt Mobergs fars signatur. Dedikation: "Till Kristina -- en bok som är i behov av kärleksfullt bemötande -- från Författaren som minne av den 22 juli 1954". The inscription says that this is ?a book in need of a tender treatment [reception]? & ?as a memory of the 22nd of July 1954? With the signature of Carl Moberg in pencil on the title, most probable the author's father. Vilhelm Moberg (1898-1973), Swedish journalist, social critic, and one of Sweden?s foremost authors of the 20th century. He was born in Algutsboda in the province of Småland, where his father served as a soldier. Moberg worked in his youth with farming and forestry. After a few years of schooling, he worked as a journalist at different provincial newspapers, in which he also published his first short stories. His breakthrough as an author came in 1927 with the novel ?Raskens. The Story of a Soldier?s Family?, where he depicts the life of the tenant farmers in 19th century Småland. His foremost work, which has been widely translated and is considered one of the finest epic works in Swedish 20th century literature, is ?The Emigrant Novels? (1949-1959). In this tetralogy he describes the Swedish emigration to North America through the story of the farmer Karl Oskar Nilsson and his wife Kristina. Moberg was politically engaged and always fought for individual rights, and for the abolition of the monarchy and the State Church of Sweden. He intervened in affairs of corrupt legal practice and published the bestselling book ?Why I am a Republican? (1955). His political views were inspired by his visits to USA and by the Swiss constitution. Moberg had a love affair with a woman named Kristina, whose name he used for the main character Kristina from Duvemåla of ?The Emigrant Novels? This love affair has remained unknown for over half a century, until a collection of his novels, all inscribed by Moberg to Kristina [Odelberg/Hedenblad (1917-2005)], appeared on the market. Judging from the tone in the inscriptions, the relation between Moberg and Kristina was initially intimate and loving, and gradually devolving into affection. In the early inscriptions from the 1940s Moberg writes, for instance: ?To Kristina, my confidant and beloved!?, and in the play ?Chastity? he writes: ?Vilhelm Moberg?s chastity ? what is left of it is hereby dedicated to Kristina? The later in-scriptions from the 1960s contain phrases like: ?with a devout greeting? and ?from her affectionate Vilhelm? In the copy of ?The Emigrants? (?Utvandrarna?, 1949) Moberg writes: ?To Kristina, my be loved, who has lent her name to the female main character in this book, with gratitude and love from The Author.? In the last inscription, in the pocket edition of ?The Emigrant Novels? from 1969, he returns to the fact that she has given her name to Kristina from Duvemåla, which shows that the thought of her had occupied his mind during all these years, and it is also a sign of her probable influence on his writing from 1945 onwards. What further strengthens this opinion is the copy of ?Our Unborn Son?, a play from 1945, which deals with the issue of abortion. This is the only one of these books that has been bestowed with a fine leather binding, with a pocket at end of the volume where Kristina has collected newspaper cuttings on the book and its author, suggesting that the theme of this novel was essential to her. The book was translated into Danish in 1947, and in the collection there is a copy of the Danish edition which has been inscribed to Kristina by the translator thus: ?? This book, which is partly about you?? [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Birds of California: A Complete, Scientific and Popular Account of the 580 Species and Subspecies of Birds Found in the State Format De Luxe (Large Paper Edition). Four volumes

      San Diego: South Moulton Company, 1923. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. Volume I: xvii, 522 pages; Volume II: xii, 523-1034; Volume III: xiv, 1035-1548; Volume IV: xiv, 1549-2121. Illustrated with 110 Full-page Color Plates as well as 40 photogravures, 120 Full-page Duotone Plates and More Than 1100 Half-tone Cuts of Birds in LIfe, Nests, Eggs, and Favorite Haunts from Photographs. Signed by the author on limitation page. #89/350, Large Paper Edition, De Luxe. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in green paper over boards with paper labels on front covers and spines. Volume I has a paper split on upper front cover and cover is beginning to loosen at top. Spine labels are sunned. Covers have mild edge and corner wear. Top edge gilt. Overall set is very good plus and contents are near fine.

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        In Petra, being a sequel to 'Nisi Dominus'

      Ditchling: S. Dominic's Press, 1923. Octavo. vii, 26pp. First edition. Printed in red and black, with a preface and notes by Eric Gill and Hilary Pepler. Illustrated with three wood engravings by David Jones and six by Gill. This is the fortieth St. Dominic's Press publication, and one of the few to be accurately dated by the printers. There are a number of variant bindings recorded for this title, but the binding on this particular copy is only recorded in Taylor/Sewell, who describe it as "probably unique." The book is bound in quarter red cloth, black and white patterned paper over boards, with a yellow paper label showing a reduced version of Desmond Chute's St. Dominic engraving. Inside, red and white patterned paper reused from Ethel Mairet's "Vegetable Dyes" has been used as a wrapper around the text. A black title label printed in silver is adhered to the front of the wrapper. Spine lightly faded, otherwise a fine example of a rare S. Dominic's Press variant.

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      New York: Monroe Wheeler, [1923].. Pictorial wrappers. Wrapper edges sun-tanned, extreme upper fore-tip of upper wrapper chipped, with hard crease to lower corner and fore-edge; just a good copy, internally about fine. First edition, published as MANIKIN Number Three. Laid in, as issued, is the [4]pp. leaflet, "Miss Moore's Observations," by Glenway Wescott. The colophon is the second state, with the Christopher Street rubber stamp alteration of Wheeler's address. The least common of the pamphlets in the Manikin series.

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        Western Art and the New Era. Introduction To Modern Art.

      Brentano s Publishers., New York, 1923 - New York, Brentano s Publishers. 1923, 26 x 18 cm, XII, 139 (1) Seiten, ein farbiges Frontispiz (Kandinsky Composition Nr. 234), 60 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, zweifarbig illustrierter Original-Leinenband (ohne den Schutzumschlag), handschriftlicher Rückentitel "DRIER" [sic!; von Naum Gabo betitelt]. Inscribed / mit einer handschriftlichen Widmung von Katherine Dreier an Naum Gabo auf dem leeren Vorsatzblatt: "For / dear Gabo and Miriam [Miriam Israel, seit 1937 mit Gabo verheiratet] - / with the one desire than an / enlarged edition of this book / might appear so that those / two great Masters in Sculpture / Gabo and [Antoine] Pevsner [Gabo s elder brother] might / be included and publicly / show my deep appreciation / of their contribution to the / new Forms of Beauty in Art. / Katherine S. Dreier/ May 16th. 1938. This book are [sic!] the lectures given 1920-21 / for the Forum of Cooper Union [for the Advancement of Sience and Art], New York." Einband etwas berieben, sonst ein gutes Exemplar. Ex libris 3, 302; 5, 650. - Spalek 202. - Literatur: The Société Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University (1984) Seite 754. - Gross, J., The Société Anonyme (2006), Seite 221. - Inhalt: I. Why does Art exist - II. The importance of imagination and the development of the sense - III. The chain of western art, from the Byzantine to Post-Impressionism - IV. What next? - V. What is Modern Art? - VI. Modern Art, continued - VII. How to appreciate art. - Naum Gabo [eigentlich Naum Neemia Pevsner (1890-1977), russischer Bildhauer und Konstruktivist]. Sprache: Englisch Einband etwas berieben, sonst ein gutes Exemplar. handschriftlicher Rückentitel "DRIER" [sic!; von Naum Gabo betitelt]. Inscribed / mit einer handschriftlichen Widmung von Katherine Dreier an Naum Gabo auf dem leeren Vorsatzblatt: "For / dear Gabo and Miriam [Miriam Israel, seit 1937 mit Gabo verheiratet] - / with the one desire than an / enlarged edition of this book / might appear so that those / two great Masters in Sculpture / Gabo and [Antoine] Pevsner [Gabo s elder brother] might / be included and publicly / show my deep appreciation / of their contribution to the / new Forms of Beauty in Art. / Katherine S. Dreier/ May 16th. 1938. This book are [sic!] the lectures given 1920-21 / for the Forum of Cooper Union [for the Advancement of Sience and Art], New York." [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) A Fantastic Melodrama - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

      Garden City New York: Doubleday, Page & Company. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1923. First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A remarkable First US Edition in original orange cloth in Very Good+ condition in the rare, lightly chipped and soiled dust-jacket, original price of $2.00 present. Small bookseller label to rear paste-down; Karel Capek's 1920 science fiction play, originally published in the Czech language as Rosumovi Univerzální Roboti, here translated by Paul Selver. Premiering on 25 January 1921, it introduced the word "robot" to the English language and to science fiction. About this play, Isaac Asimov, author and creator of the Three Laws of Robotics, stated in a 1979 essay "Capek's play is, in my own opinion, a terribly bad one, but it is immortal for that one word" .

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        Die Rakete zu den Planetenräumen.

      München, Oldenbourg, 1923.. 2. Aufl. 1 Bl., 96 S. mit einigen Textabb. 3 Tafeln. 8°. Mod. Pp. mit montiertem vorderen OU.. Seltene zweite erweiterte Ausgabe diese Klassikers der Raketentechnik. - Alicke, The Moon in Science and Fiction (Interlibrum 270) No. 260 zur EA: "... published in a small edition only (of which its author had to pay the larger part of the printer's bill out of his own pocket). The first edition was sold out in a short time and the orders that piled in at the publisher's office almost exhausted the second edition before it was even printed. H. Obert's thesis Rockets into Planetary Space, which he wrote at the age of 28 and could not hand in at the Heidelberg Universitary because non of the professors declared himself competent for this subject. It is the first complete theory of rockets and space flights, based on theorethical computations and experiments, and became the sole cornerstone of all later space travel ideas". - Etw. fleckig, leicht gebräunt.

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        Das Kaiserbuch. Ein Epos in drei Teilen. Der 1.Teil: Die Sachsenkaiser. Der 2.Teil: Die Frankenkaiser. Der 3. Teil: Die Schwabenkaiser * G A N Z P E R G A M E N T - Ausgabe in 6 Bänden, handsigniert,

      München, Verlag der Hochschulbuchhandlung Max Hueber, 1923 - Vollständige Ausgabe in aufwendigem Handeinband der Zeit (6 Bände gebunden in Ganzpergament / Pergament / GPgt / Pgt / gr.8vo im Format 15 x 23 cm) mit Rückentitel in Goldprägung, Kopfgoldschnitt, Pergamenthäubchen, handgestochenem Kopfband, Linienvergoldung jeweils beider Deckel und des Rückens, geheftet auf fünf Bünde mit durchgezogenen Pergamentriemchen. 363, 352, 331, 318, 459, 401 Seiten, Schrift: Fraktur. - Mit Druckvermerk auf Nachsatz in Band 1: " Dieses Werk wurde in einer einmaligen numerierten Auflage von 1000 Exemplaren in Garmond-Tiemann-Fraktur im Spätsommer 1923 bei Dr.C.Wolf & Sohn gedruckt. Den Einwand entwarf Josef Sattler. Die Nummern 1 -200 wurden auf antikem Zanders-Handbütten abgezogen und vom dichter signert. Von diesen wurden die ersten 50 in Ganzleder, die übrigen in Halbleder gebunden. Dieses ist die Nummer 94" (mit Unterschrift von Paul Ernst). - Luxus-Ausgabe in Ganzpergament-Handeinband sowie handgefertigtem Schuber in sehr guter Erhaltung . Dritte, mit der zweiten übereinstimmende Auflage. - "Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: Die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim Pergamentbande durch den Rücken gezogen werden). Oben wird das Buch beschnitten und erhält nicht nur der Schönheit willen Goldschnitt, sondern diese feine Metallschicht schützt vielmehr die dem Lichte und Staub am meisten ausgesetzte Schnittfläche vor deren schädlichen Einflüssen. Die Deckel werden in einem tiefen Falz angesetzt, mit den Bünden nach außen. Ein Herausreißen aus der Decke ist somit nur unter Zuhilfenahme von Werkzeug möglich. Zum Kapital wird kein schlappes maschinengewebtes Bändchen verwendet, sondern das Kapital wird von Hand mit dem Buchblock umstochen, gibt dadurch dem Rücken einen festen Abschluß und bietet zugleich dem späteren Ledereinschlag ("Häubchen") die Unterlage. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können." Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder-und Lederarbeiten in München, Dienerstrasse 14. - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in sehr guter Erhaltung (einige Deckel minimal verzogen, sonst tadellos) Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        His Religion and Hers: A Study of the Faith of Our Fathers and the Work of Our Mothers

      New York: The Century Company. (1923). First. First edition. Fine in near fine printed dustwrapper with a couple of small, narrow chips near the crown, and a touch of age-toning at the spine. Last book by Gilman, and very uncommon in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      1923. Paperback. Very Good. [PERIODICALS]. DRUG JOBBERS SALESMAN: THE WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS' MAGAZINE. (VOL.1, NO.5; VOL.2, NO.7; VOL.3, NOS. 2-12). New York: Topics Publishing Co., 1923-25. (Later became Wholesale Druggist 1925-1934.) Small 8vo. in wraps. Ex- library with few stamps. Articles and advertisements for the druggist. Wraps are a little soiled. Overall in very good condition. Scarce.

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        A hitherto undescribed form of valvular and mural endocarditis

      1923. Libman, Emanuel (1872-1946) and Benjamin Sacks (1896-1971). A hitherto undescribed form of valvular and mural endocarditis. Offprint from Transactions of the Association of American Physicians 38 (1923). 14pp. 230 x 153 mm. Without wrappers as issued. Fine copy.First Edition, Offprint Issue of Libman and Sacks's first paper on Libman-Sacks endocarditis, a form of nonbacterial endocarditis that is one of the most common cardiac symptoms of lupus. The following year Libman and Sacks published an expanded account of the disease (largely based on the present paper) in Archives of Internal Medicine (see Garrison-Morton 2855).

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      J. Saville & Co. Ltd. 1923 - 1st 1923. Very good condition in a dustwrapper in fair condition. Brown cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine. A book of poetry. Small format. Enid Blyton's second book. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Endpapers lightly browned, some foxing to contents else clean. Very scarce pictorial wrapper is edge worn with several sections of loss, small red pen mark to slightly grubby rear panel. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Cowardly Lion of OZ

      , 1923 Very early volume in the OZ series written by Ruth Plumly Thompson.

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        The Rover

      Garden City, Doubleday, Page and Company, 1923, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. With publisher's slipcase, No. 244 of 377 copies Signed by Conrad, with frontispiece portrait of him with tissue guard, TEG, other edges untrimmed, original cream vellum binding with blue stripe to front and back boards with gilt titles and decorations, includes both the inner tissue dust jacket and the outer blue paper jacket, Smith 25, Keating 178, this was his last completed work of fiction, it precedes the British edition. Front hinge a bit tender else fine in very good jacket and good slipcase.

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        "Nächtliche Altstadtgasse".

      1923. Öl auf Leinwand , 725x485 mm. Rechts unten signiert und datiert.. Richard Sprick (19O1 Herford - 1968 Bad Salzuflen) war zunächst Schüler Godewols in Bielefeld, gehörte der Künstlervereinigung "Rote Erde" an, lebte nach Aufenthalten in Berlin und Worpswede in Bochum. Stark expressionistische Straßenflucht mit stark verzogenen Häuserfronten. Das Gemälde stellt möglicherweise eine Gasse in Soest dar, eventuell beinflusst von einem Holzschnitt von Christian Rohlfs ("Strasse in Soest" 1911), zu dem eine große Ähnlichkeit im Bildaufbau und -gestaltung besteht. Eventuell steht das Bild auch in Zusammenhang mit dem gleichzeitigen Film "Der Golem" nach G. Meyrink. Geringe Querrisse in der Farbschicht am unteren Rand. Rohlfs

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        GLI UBRIACHI. Illustrato con XII xilografie originali dell'Autore.

      Alpes (Pescia, Benedetti & Niccolai), Milano 1923 - Cm.19,8x13,7. Pg.280. Con 12 xilografia a piena pagina dell'Autore, oltre a due, a sanguigna, ai piatti. Coperta originale, in barbe, con piccole mancanze al piatto anteriore. 250 gr.

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        Blaubart und Miß Ilsebill. Mit Steinzeichnungen von Carl Rabus.

      Hans Heinrich Tillgner Verlag,, Berlin, 1923 - Berlin, Hans Heinrich Tillgner Verlag, 1923, 26,4 x 17,4 cm, 86 (2) Seiten, mit 12 (4 ganzseitigen) Original-Lithografien von Rabus. Original-Lederband (signiert "Handeinband Wübben & Co Berlin"), lichtrandig, berieben, Exemplar mit Gebrauchsspuren. Entgegen dem Impressum wurden die Original-Grafiken nicht signiert. Wilpert/Gühring 12. - Raabe/Hannich-Bode 58. 15. - Impressum: " Dieses Werk erschien im Sommer 1923 als zehnter Band der Reihe "Das Prisma" im Verlag Hans Heinrich Tillgner, Berlin. Druck des Textes F. E. Haag, Melle, der Steinzeichnungen A. Ruckenrod, Berlin. Hundert numerierte Exemplare wurden auf Bütten gedruckt, mit der Hand in Leder gebunden und vom Autor signiert. Die ganzseitigen Steinzeichnungen dieser Ausgabe wurden vom Künstler signiert. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer ==25== [signiert Alfred Döblin]." Sprache: Deutsch lichtrandig, berieben, Exemplar mit Gebrauchsspuren. Original-Lederband (signiert "Handeinband Wübben & Co Berlin"), [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Howard Pyle's Book of the American Spirit. The Romance of American History Pictured by Howard Pyle, Compiled by Merle Johnson: With Descriptive Text from Original Sources Edited by Francis J. Dowd

      New York: Harpers, 1923. First edition, deluxe issue. No. 22 of 50 copies signed by Merle Johnson & editor Francis J. Dowd, with an extra plate. Illustrations in color and black and white by Howard Pyle. 1 vols. Large 4to. Original white cloth-backed spine with grey boards. In quarter green morocco slipcase and cloth chemise.

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        Ein Sommernachtstraum. Übersetzt von A. W. v. Schlegel.

      Kleukens-Presse, Frankfurt 1923 - 3 w. Blätter, 105 S., 1 Bl., 3 weiße Blätter. OriginalPergamentband auf 5 Bünden mit Goldfileten, goldgeprägtem Rrückentitel, Stehkantenvergoldung und Kopfgoldschnitt (signiert *Kleukens-Binderei*). 11. Druck der Kleuckens-Presse - Rodenberg 104.11 - Eins von 250 Exemplaren auf Zanders-Bütten, hier das Exemplar Nr. 41. Einband gering berieben, gering fleckig, auf Vorderdeckel innen Exlibris *Albert Parsons-Sachs*, wenige Seiten minimal fleckig. Ingesamt wohlerhaltenes, dekoratives Exemplar. ( Gewicht 1000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Bildnis Naila mit aufgestützten Armen und Glas.

      1923 1923 - Kaltnadel, 1923, mit Bleistift signiert. 21,5:15,6 cm. Literatur: Hofmaier 265, A (von B) – Probedruck vor der Auflage von 180 Exemplaren zur Vorzugsausgabe C. Glaser/J. Meier-Graefe/W. Fraenger und W. Hausenstein, „Max Beckmann", München 1924. – Abdruck mit leichtem Plattenton auf festem chamoisfarbenem Velin. – Mit minimalem Lichtrand im Rand links. Max Beckmann zählt sicher zu den bedeutendsten Künstlern des 20. Jahrhunderts. Basierend auf neuen Kunstauffassungen des 19. und beginnenden 20. Jahrhunderts, wie etwa dem Impressionismus und Expressionismus, sowie altmeisterlichen Kunsttraditionen entwickelte Beckmann einen ganz eigenen Stil, der bewußt als Gegenposition zum abstrakt-geometrischen Stil, etwa dem Kubismus oder Futurismus, verstanden werden wollte und die Figur in den Mittelpunkt seines Schaffens stellt. Nach einer Ausbildung an der Weimarer Kunstschule bei C.F. Smith (1859-1917) hielt Beckmann sich u.a. in Paris, Holland und Florenz auf und ließ sich 1904 in Berlin nieder. 1914 war er Mitbegründer der „Freien Sezession Berlin", 1919 der „Darmstädter Sezession". 1925-1932 lehrte er am Städelschen Kunstinstitut. Daneben unterhielt er ein Atelier in Paris. 1933 wurde er von den Nationalsozialisten seines Amtes enthoben, er zog nach Berlin. 1937 wurden seine Bilder auf der Münchner Ausstellung „Entartete Kunst" ausgestellt, wo auch sie als „artfremd" diffamiert wurden. Im darauffolgenden Jahr zog er nach London, ging dann aber nach Amsterdam. Nach der Besetzung der Niederlande durch die Deutschen mußte er in den Untergrund gehen. 1947 siedelte er in die USA über, wo er zunächst in St. Louis an der Washington University, ab 1949 in New York am Art Department des Brooklyn Museums unterrichtete. 1950 wurde er zum Ehrendoktor der Universität St. Louis ernannt.

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      - Aquatinta in Grün, 1923, signiert, datiert und betitelt. 21,5:29,2 cm. Reinhardt 1923.4. – Vollrandiger vorzüglicher Abdruck auf Velin. Mit leichter Knickfalte im breiten Rand unten.

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        Atomic structure and spectral lines. Translated from the third German edition by Henry L. Brose.

      Methuen, London 1923 - First edition in English, 8vo, pp. xiii, [1], 626; a fine copy in the original printed dust jacket (with considerable text on it touting the importance of the book) with several minor breaks at folds. Sommerfeld was one of the most advanced theoretical physicists of his day. The "extraordinary extension, enrichment, and precision of Bohr's [quantum] theory by Sommerfeld contributed decisively to its rapid and wide-spread acceptance. Only five years after Bohr's first publication Sommerfeld, recognizing that the mathematical development of this quantum-theoretical atomic model had reached a conclusion of sorts, undertook a comprehensive exposition of the field. His Atombau und Spektrallinien, of which the first edition appeared in late 1919, immediately became the bible of atomic physics, and its successive editions, appearing almost annually in the early 1920's, chronicled the progress of this field up to the eve of the introduction of quantum mechanics" (DSB). This copy with the early ownership signature of Raymond D. Douglas, MIT class of 1924 and later a professor of mathematics there. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Frühling". Landschaft mit sprießenden Pflanzen.

      1923 1923 - Radierung in Rotbraun, V 1923, signiert, betitelt und datiert. 15,5:14,6 cm. Vollrandiger Abdruck auf gelbem Velin. Baschant, der die Kunstschulen in Essen, Frankfurt am Main, Weimar und Leipzig besuchte, war 1921-1924 am Bauhaus tätig. Sein Interesse galt schon früh der Pflanzenwelt, weshalb er mit vielen Botanikern gemeinsam Exkursionen durchführte. 1924-1939 bereiste er Europa, sammelte Pflanzen und legte ein großes Herbarium an, das sich heute in Linz befindet.

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        The Rover

      London, T. Fisher Unwin Ltd, 1923, first British edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. The British edition follows the American signed/limited edition, original cloth, there are two states of the dust jacket, this copy with the colorful seascape, jacket is priced at seven shillings and sixpence, some say this is the preferred state of the jacket, includes all issue points as noted in Smith 25, Keating 180. Very good.

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        Les Chansons de Miarka, la Fille à L'ourse

      H. Blanchetière Relieur d'Art 1923 - Livre non paginé, pages des poèmes numérotées. Trente dessins, 14 lettres ornées et 17 bois originaux du peintre-graveur Gabriel Belot (1882-1962). Poèmes de Jean Richepin (1849-1926), de l'Académie française. Oeuvre à tirage limité : 30 exemplaires sur Japon Ancien, numéroté de 1 à 30 et contenant une suite à part des Bois sur Japon Pelure. Notre exemplaire porte le numéro 15 et appartient à cette catégorie. En outre, ont été tirés 120 exemplaires sur Vélin à la Cuve, numérotés de 31 à 150 (+ 4 exemplaires hors commerce). Rareté dans la rareté, ce livre porte une dédicace personnelle de Jean Richepin, adressée à Yves Mirande (1876-1957), dramaturge, scénariste et réalisateur français. Couverture rigide, dos à 5 nerfs, dorures. Etat : Bon état. Couverture passée, frottée, rupture entamée entre les plats et le dos. Intérieur : très bon. Pages non rognées. Photos sur demande. 29 x 21.5 x 2.5 cm 865g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Grey Wethers. A Romantic Novel

      London: William Heinemann, (1923).. First edition. 8vo. 306 pp. Publisher's grey cloth, black lettered to the spine an upper board, small old pencilled ownership inscription to the front free endpaper of an Ava or Ana Ager, dust jacket. The pale blue lettering to the jacket spine somewhat faded, a few small tears with minimal loss and some spotting also, otherwise very good. Cross & Ravenscroft-Hulme, A10a.

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        Liegender Frauenakt (Nue allongée).

      1923 1923 - Bleistift, teils gewischt, auf dünnem chamoisfarbenem Velin, signiert und datiert „Marcelle Cahn 1923". 20:27,8 cm. Die Künstlerin entstammte einer wohlhabenden jüdischen Familie. Erste Mal- und Zeichenstudien unternahm sie bereits als Kind. 1915-1918 Ausbildung in Berlin-Charlottenburg an den „Studienateliers für Malerei und Plastik" (sog. „Lewin-Funcke-Schule") unter E. Spiro (1874-1972) und L. Corinth (1858-1925), daneben Kontakt mit der künstlerischen Bewegung „Der Sturm" (Zeitschrift und Galerie). Anschließend kehrte sie in ihre Geburtsstadt zurück. 1920 war ihr erster Aufenthalt in Paris. 1923 begann sie ein Philosophie-Studium in Zürich und machte die Bekanntschaft von E. Munch (1863-1944). 1923 Übersiedelung nach Paris. Dort besuchte sie die Académie Ranson unter E. Vuillard (1868-1940), danach die Académie Moderne bei O. Friesz (1879-1949). Dann Fortsetzung des Studiums bei F. Léger (1881-1955) und A. Ozenfant (1886-1966). 1929 Anschluß an die Künstlergruppe „Cercle Carré" um M. Seuphor (1901-1999) und Freundschaft mit W. Baumeister (1889-1955), H. Arp (1886-1966) und S. Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943). 1930 Rückkehr nach Straßburg, in den nächsten Jahren unternahm sie immer wieder Reisen nach Paris. Ab 1939 Flucht vor der deutschen Besatzung. 1947 Rückkehr nach Paris. Neben ihrer zeichnerischen und malerischen Tätigkeit schuf sie (Foto-)Collagen, ab 1953 Relief-Bilder, seit den 60er Jahren zudem Skulpturen. Arbeiten der Künstlerin sind nur selten auf dem Markt zu finden. Ein großer Teil ihres Werkes befindet sich in Museen – insbesondere in Straßburg und Grenoble –, weite Teile sind jedoch auf der Flucht vor den Deutschen verloren gegangen.

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        DER STURM International Kunst. Ekspressionister og Kubister Malerier / Grafik og Skulpturer. Udstillede I Ole Haslunds Hus Koebenhavn. Deutsch-sprachiger Text von Rudolf Blümner "Die französischen Kubisten".

      Forlag DER STURM, Druck: C. Basista & Co., Berlin., Kopenhagen / Berlin, 1923 - Kopenhagen / Berlin, Forlag DER STURM, Druck: C. Basista & Co., Berlin. 1923, 23 x 15,4 cm, 28 Seiten; montierte schwarz-weiss Tafeln; der Katalog verzeichnet 126 Positionen mit Arbeiten von Archipenko, Bauer, Bauer-Saar, Baumeister, Bernáth, Boguslawskaja, Chagall, Charchoune, Delaunay, Donas, Fischer, Fuhrmann, Gleizes, Haffenrichter, van Heemskerck, Klee, Krug, Marc, Marcoussis, Maxy, Moholy-Nagy, Molzahn, Muche, Nerlinger, Peri, Schreyer, Schwitters, Teutsch, Topp, Walden, Wauer, Zadkine; ferner Braque, Filla, Kokoschka, Larionoff, Léger, Pechstein, Puni, Schrimpf, Uhden. schlichte bedruckte Original-Klammerheftung, Umschlags-Illustration von Léger auf dem Rückendeckel. alter Wasserschaden am oberen Rand (Seiten nicht verklebt und Abbildungen und Texte nicht beeinflusst), Insgesamt ein ordentliches Exemplar. Mit den montierten schwarz-weiss Tafeln von Alexander Archipenko (Siddende Kvinde) - Rudolf Bauer (Symfoni 12) - Willi Baumeister (Stor og lille Figur) - Aurel Bernáth (Jorden) - Robert Delaunay (Sankt Sévérin) - Albert Gleizes (Tre siddende Mennesker) - Jacoba van Heemskerck ( Billede) - Louis Marcoussis (Etude) - Kurt Schwitters ( Arbejderbillede) - Kurt Schwitters / Franz Müllers (Foraarstraad) - Nell Walden (Foraarstemning). - Neueste Literatur: DER STURM, Zentrum der Avantgarde, von der Heydt-Museum Wuppertal (2012), 2 Bände. Sprache: dänisch alter Wasserschaden am oberen Rand (Seiten nicht verklebt und Abbildungen und Texte nicht beeinflusst), schlichte bedruckte Original-Klammerheftung, Umschlags-Illustration von Léger auf dem Rückendeckel.

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        Ondes et quanta. Note de M. Louis de Broglie, présentée par M. Jean Perrin. (Séance du 10 Septembre 1923).[Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1923]. First edition.

      The exceptionally rare offprint, of de Broglie's "enunciation of the epochal new principle that particle-wave duality should apply not only to radiation but also to matter ... He made the leap in his September 10, 1923, paper: <i>E = h?</i> should hold not only for photons but also for electrons, to which he assigns a 'fictitious associated wave'." (Pais, <i>Subtle is the Lord</i>, p. 436). "Louis de Broglie achieved a worldwide reputation for his discovery of the wave theory of matter, for which he received the Nobel Prize for physics in 1929. His work was extended into a full-fledged wave mechanics by Erwin Schrödinger and thus contributed to the creation of quantum mechanics" (DSB). In his first paper on wave mechanics (January 1926), Schrödinger acknowledged his debt to de Broglie, writing: "I have recently shown that the Einstein gas theory can be founded on the consideration of standing waves which obey the dispersion law of de Broglie ... The above considerations about the atom could have been presented as a generalization of these considerations" (quoted in Pais, <i>loc cit</i>., p. 439). No copies of this offprint are listed on OCLC, COPAC or BNF. KVK locates one copy only (in Germany), but we have not been able to establish with certainty whether that copy is indeed an offprint or merely an extract. No copies have appeared at auction, and we are not aware of any other copy having appeared in commerce. This copy is in very fine condition, a remarkable survival of a document consisting of a single sheet as issued in its original state.<br/><br/> In his 1905 paper 'Über einen die Erzeugung und Verwandlung des Lichtes betreffenden heuristischen Gesichtspunkt' ('On a Heuristic Viewpoint Concerning the Production and Transformation of Light'), "Einstein postulated that light is composed of individual quanta (later called photons) that, in addition to wavelike behavior, demonstrate certain properties unique to particles. In a single stroke he thus revolutionized the theory of light and provided an explanation for, among other phenomena, the emission of electrons from some solids when struck by light, called the photoelectric effect" (<i>Britannica</i>). "The central idea of de Broglie's work, contained in [the present paper], was that the formula <i>E = h?</i> by which Einstein had related the frequency <i>?</i> of light to the energy <i>E</i> of light quanta should not only apply to light but also to material particles. For a particle at rest with mass <i>m</i> he concluded, since its energy is <i>E = mc<sup>2</sup>, that it performs an internal oscillation with frequency <i>? = mc<sup>2</sup>/h</i>. He considered the motion of a particle, carefully taking into account the effects of the special theory of relativity, and was able to construct a wave which was always <i>in phase</i> with the internal oscillation of the particle ... At the end of [the present paper] he gave an application of his theory by showing that he could naturally explain the discrete electron orbits in Bohr's model of the hydrogen atom. Each stable orbit should be closed in the sense that the same phase should be assumed by the matter wave after completion of an orbit" (Brandt, <i>The Harvest of a Century</i>, Chapter 32, p. 133). <br/><br/> De Broglie published two further notes on matter waves in the same volume of <i>Comptes Rendus</i>, which gave applications of his theory of matter waves. In 'Quanta de lumière, diffraction et interférences' (24 September), he predicted on the basis of his theory that 'a stream of electrons traversing a very small aperture will show the phenomenon of diffraction.' This was experimentally observed by C. J. Davisson and L. H. Germer in 1927, work for which they received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1937. "Thus the duality of both light and matter had been established, and physicists had to come to terms with fundamental particles which defied simple theories and demanded two sets of 'complementary' descriptions, each applicable under certain circumstances, but incompatible with one another" (PMM 417). In 'Les quanta, la théorie cinétique des gaz et le principe de Fermat' (8 October), he derived a result of Planck on the kinetic theory of gases, by making the assumption that 'the state of a gas will be stable only if the waves corresponding to all the atoms form a system of stationary waves.' He also showed that "the interplay between the propagation of a particle and of its associated matter wave could be expressed in more formal terms as an identity between the fundamental variational principles of Pierre de Fermat (rays), and Pierre Louis Maupertuis (particles)" (DSB). <br/><br/> When de Broglie published these notes he was practically unknown in scientific circles, although his elder brother Maurice had already done important experimental work on X-rays and his illustrious family was famous in France. His ideas became widely known only with the publication of his doctoral thesis <i>Recherches sur la théorie des quanta</i> in the summer of 1924, which is an elaboration of the content of the three notes. On receiving a copy of the thesis from Paul Langevin, de Broglie's doctoral advisor, Einstein said that it "lifted a corner of the great veil" (Isaacson, <i>Einstein: His Life and Universe</i>, p. 327). Einstein's support for de Broglie's ideas brought them to the attention of the principal actors in the development of quantum theory, notably Schrödinger, whose wave mechanics was an extension and completion of de Broglie's work. De Broglie's book <i>Ondes et mouvements</i> (1926), selected by Carter and Muir for the <i>Printing and the Mind of Man</i> exhibition and catalogue (1967), was a further expansion of ideas first published in the notes and thesis.. Offprint from Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de L'Académie des Sciences, Tome 177. 4to, pp. [507]-510. Single sheet as issued, folded once, very fine

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