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        Vom Roroima zum Orinoco. Ergebnisse einer Reise in Nordbrasilien und Venezuela in den Jahren 1911-1913 (5 Bde.; compl., Bd. 2 als Faksimile).

      Berlin/Stuttgart, Reimer /Strecker und Schröder, 1917-1923 - Gr.8°, Fronti., ca. 1800 S., zahlr. Abb., Tafeln u. Karten., OHLwd./ OLwd., m. Deckelill., Farbschnitt., Bd. 1: Min. berieben, Karten min. stockfleckig; Bd. 3: an Fuss min. bestossen, Vs. min. stockfleckig; Bd. 5: Vs. min. stockfleckig; insgesamt gute Exemplare. EA. Band 3 u. 5 m. Widmung des Autors auf Vs.Bd. 1: Schilderung der Reise. Mit 6 Volltafeln und 109 Abb. in Lichtdruck; Bd. 2: Mythen und Legenden der Taulipang- und Arekuna-Indianer. Mit 6 Tafeln (Faksimile-Ausgabe, 2008, verlagsfrisch); Bd. 3: Ethnographie. Mit 66 Tafeln, 16 Abb. im Text, einer Karte und Musikbeilagen; Bd. 4: Sprachen. Mit einer Karte; Bd. 5: Typen-Atlas. Mit 180 Tafeln und einer Karte. 7000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Sämtliche Werke. 5 Bände (alles) Mit einer Einführung von C. G. von Maassen.,

      München, Verlag Rösl & Cie., 1923 - 354, 402, 398, 424 und 521 Seiten Band eins mit kl. Schabspur auf hinteren Deckel, sonst gut Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 3500 23 cm, Original- Ledereinband mit Rückenvergoldung, Rückentitel, Deckelfileten und Kopfgoldschnitt. signiert Hübel & Denck, Leipzig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rump]
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        Apokalipsis w russkoj literature. (Apokalypse in der russ. Literatur)

      Moskau 1923 - 46 S., 1 Bl. sowie 1 Orig.-Lith. von N. Nagorskaja Serija teorii, Nr. 3 (Bowlt/Hernad, Nrn. 56 u. 57, dort nur Nrn. 1 u. 2). Vgl. Ex Libris 6, 167 RŸcken erneuert, Umschlag randbrŸchig, tls. unterlegt, Tuschfleck auf Vorderumschlag, alter Besitzvermerk auf Tit.: Zustand Obrosch.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schneider-Henn]
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        Satan's Daughter

      1923. Book. Near Fine. No Binding. Inscribed by Illustrator(s). Near Fine (fine is Our top) Original Manuscript. Handwritten, with Signed Note from Author. ORIGINAL NOVEL-LENGTH UNPUBLISHED HOLOGRAPH (HANDWRITTEN) MANUSCRIPT WRITTEN IN INK. Six hundred and four 8 1/2 x 11-inch leaves. Handwritten title page of manuscript reads: "Satan's Daughter. / by John Taine. / Seattle. Written, June 17 - July 14, 1923." Inserted in the middle of the page is the author's p re sentation reading: "Original mss, as written. Given to Mrs. Arthur G. Archer (Dirce) March 2, 1956." Foliated and complete. With a signed holograph note by Taine reading: "Taine 26 Jan. 1956 'Satan 's Daughter.' Not published, the only so-called (semi-sexy) love story I have written. I rather wish I hadn't." The manuscript is for a lost race novel set on a China Sea island. Manuscript and note near fine..

      [Bookseller: Barry R. Levin Science Fiction & Fantasy]
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      New York: The Macmillan Company,. 1923. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-362, fly leaf at rear, 21 full-page and many smaller illustrations by Jean de Bosschere throughout the text,. original maroon cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold.. Cloth lightly rubbed along bottom edges, else a fine, bright copy in. good two-color pictorial dust jacket (designed by "WR") with shallow. chipping at spine ends, corner tips and top edge of rear panel,. several closed tears along folds, age-darkening to spine panel and. along flap folds, and some general dust soiling. The jacket is rarely. found in any condition. (#130479). First U.S. 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.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        A B C Book. SIGNED, LIMITED #60/100 Copies. 1st ED HB

      Doubleday, Page & Co., NY 1923 - Original limited, numbered first edition. SIGNED by C.B. Falls on Ltd edition page. Limited to 100 copies, this being number 69. Printed on handmade paper from the original wood blocks and signed by the artist. Personal presentation gift note by John Marlin to Betty Carpenter below author's sig. Large sage green/gray paper boards with bright orange 4 x 7 inch paste on label on cover with elephant image under title. Corners bumped and rubbed, clear cello tape repair over 3 3/4" split in front gutter, head of gutter split 1" but not taped. Page block tight bright and secure, plates in immaculate condition. Exceedingly rare volume as most are broken for the plates. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: HORSE BOOKS PLUS LLC]
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        Howard Pyle's Book of The American Spirit

      1923. first edition. With Twenty-Two Color Plates by Howard PylePYLE, Howard. Howard Pyle's Book of The American Spirit. The Romance of American History Pictured by Howard Pyle. Compiled by Merle Johnson: with Narrative Descriptive Text from Original Sources Edited by Francis J. Dowd. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1923. First edition, first issue with B-X on the copyright page. Folio (12 1/8 x 8 7/8 inches; 308 x 225 mm.). xviii, 346 pp. Twenty-two full-page color plates and 180 black and white illustrations throughout.Publisher's black cloth over tan boards, front cover with color illustration laid-on and lettered in dark brown, spine lettered in gilt, top edge stained orange. One small marginal tear (7/8 inch) on pp. 223/224, otherwise a very fine copy in the original tan paper dust jacket with the same color illustration pasted onto the front. This is the finest copy we have ever seen."A companion to the famous Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates. It contains more than two hundred pictures, representing events in American history. These drawings and paintings have themselves an interesting history. During the past quarter of a century wood engravings of over half of them, made by the masters of that art, have been treasured in the Harper collection. More than twenty of the pictures are in full color. The narrative and descriptive captions are embellished by decorative cuts. The book is a choice example of Howard Pyle's work." (Dust jacket front flap).BAL, Volume 7, page 191.

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      Paris: L&#146;Estampe Moderne, 1923. An original Artist Signed Engraving in colours. Limited to only a very small number of copies. A beautiful engraved painting of a lovely woman turned away from the viewer but with her head turned back in profile. She is wearing a translucent gown with a plunging back that is barely visible against her fair skin and which ends in a flowing skirt. She is seated on an upholstered ottoman and holding a large fan made of bright feathers. Image size approximately 16 by 20 on larger sheet, now handsomely mounted in cream boards featuring a small silvered-wood inner frame along the inner edge of the mounting and framed in a matching but much larger silvered-wood frame with attractive carved detailing, glazed. The entire presentation approximately 24 by 27 inches. An extremely fine and handsomely presented piece. FINE AND IMPORTANT ART DECO SIGNED AND UNUSUALLY SCARCE ENGRAVING IN COLOURS. William Ablett was born in London in 1877 but lived for most of his life in Paris, where he died in 1937. He was a leading artist of the Boudoir Movement which was highly popular and influential to the period we now refer to as Art Deco.<br> The Twenties was the Boudoir Movement&#146;s greatest decade. The world was euphoric at the end of the World War I&#39;s crazed carnage. Societies celebrated lightheartedly as a new sense of security and prosperity pervaded the Western World. People played. Women forged ahead toward bold and independent destinies. And artists recorded the gay adventure in both traditional forms and modern media. With economies booming in France and America, "original" artist-signed engravings were much preferred over the cheaper mass-produced lithographs. So in the trendier galleries of that day, one might run across many of the newer works of the Boudoir Movement; including the luminary visions of William Ablett, works of Louis Icart, or the traditional sweet beauties of Maurice Millière. By mid decade, these artist where producing fine engraved Serigraphs via Paris distributors, perhaps the most noted being L&#39;Estampe Moderne. <br> Americans bought most of the pieces that came onto the market. For they were endeared to, and pleasantly challenged by, these French ladies. American women secretly admired their sass and strong wills; the men their daring and pertness. The message behind Boudoir was rarely focused purely on the sexual. There was always that sense of mystique, allure and maybe a "possibility". Therefore, etchings depicting nudes were less popular than those showing women in clinging, translucent gowns, as in the example here.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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      Texte établi et annoté par Henry Debraye et Louis Royer. 5 vols. Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honoré Champion 1923-34. With a few illustr. Limited to 1235 copies. Bound uncut with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice contemporary halfleather, spines richly gilt.. Oeuvers Complètes, publiées sous la direction de Paul Arbelet et Édouard Champion.Copy no. 185 of 1100 on vélin pur fil des Papeteries Lafuma, de Voiron

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        King and Duke Find the Money," from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      n.p., ca. 1923 - A fine dramatic depiction of the moment when, with Huck holding the candle, the King and the Duke examine the sack of gold coins they plan to swindle from Peter Wilks's rightful heirs. Worth Brehm was exceptionally skillful in his rendering of reflected light, and the use of it in this picture is remarkable. As with virtually all of the artist's illustrations, the greatly reduced published version pales in power and significance with the original drawing, which has an intensity the printed image cannot approach Published by Harper & Brothers in their edition of 1923. Image size 21 x 15 in. Charcoal on artist's board, signed at lower right. Fine [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Signed Photograph of Edison holding a Record with the staff of the Edison Disc Plant

      Photograph of Thomas A. Edison balancing a wax record on his knee, surrounded by the staff of the Edison Disc Plant Building 22 at Orange, New Jersey. Dated in pencil on the verso in 1923. Image size is 7" x 9", mounted on a contemporary matte which measures 12" x 14". The photograph is fine, the matte is a little age-toned, and the corners are a little rounded. Boldly Signed by Edison on the matte beneath the photo with his classic signature with overarching paraph. On the verso of the photo is a neat, contemporary list of each of the men in the photograph. This was the property of Jeffrey Buchanan, Chief Engineer of the Disc Plant, and who is seated to Edison&#39;s right. An attractive signed photograph of the inventor of the disc, with his invention. .

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        La Máscara Heroica. (Novela): Escenas de una barbarocrácia

      - PRIMERA EDICION.- Madrid: Ed. Mundo Latino, 1923.- XI,286 p.; 8º mayor (20 cm.); Sin guillotinar, conservando íntegramente sus márgenes originales; Enc. en Plena Piel Chagrén verde, tapas con rueda dorada en el perímetro y florones dorados, contracantos dorados, lomo con 5 nervios finamente dorado, conserva las cubiertas originales, estuche.- Las cubiertas originales están restauradas de pequeñas faltas en los bordes. MAGNIFICO EJEMPLAR DE ESTA RARISIMA OBRA. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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        The Trail of the Hawk

      Jonathan Cape, London,UK 1923 - First UK Edition, First Printing. This is a true first edition, first printing (first impression) with no statement of reprint to the copyright page. A near fine unmarked copy with light fade to the boards. The original Jacket which is fragile and very uncommon has a chips to the upper and lower spine and light loss to the tips otherwise complete not price clipped. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kelleher Rare Books]
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        THE WALLET OF KAI LUNG ... With an Introduction by Grant Richards

      London: Grant Richards Ltd.,. 1923. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-xi [xii] 1-299 [300: blank],. original linen-backed gray boards, black leather label on spine panel, top edge stained gray, other edges untrimmed.. A fine copy in fine printed dust jacket. (#130224). Limited edition. One of 200 numbered copies signed by Bramah. The first Kai Lung book. First published by Grant Richards in 1900. "Oriental confections, winning renewed popularity in the exotic-loving 1920s." - Robert Eldridge. Ashley, Who&#39;s Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 42- 3. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-48. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 979. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 827- 30. Reginald 01829. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978).

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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      1923. Very Good. DELUXE AND POPULAR WORKS ABOUT THE GREAT CHALICE OF ANTIOCH EISEN, Gustavus. THE GREAT CHALICE OF ANTIOCH on which are depicted in sculpture the earliest known portraits of Christ, apostles and evangelists. New York: Kouchakji Freres, 1923. From a numbered edition of 1000 copies, designed and decorated by Edward B. Edwards, and printed on handmade paper, this is number 165. Illustrated with 12 original etchings on copper of the chalice portraits by Margaret W. Kinney, 47 photogravures after original negatives by the author and F. Kouchakji that show the chalice in detail and from many angles, and 4 diagrams, of which 2 are photogravures. Two folio volumes, 18.25" by 14.5", bound in quarter brown leather and light brown cloth, with gilt decoration and lettering on spines and upper boards. Volume I, text and diagrams: x, [2], 194 pp. Volume II, photogravures, etchings and diagrams: [viii] + 60 plates, each accompanied by a tissue guard with descriptive letterpress. A bit of rubbing to spines, with some negligible scuffing to cloth, but clean and fine throughout. Offered with: THE GREAT CHALICE OF ANTIOCH, by Gustavus A. Eisen. New York: Fahim Kouchakji, 1933. Color frontispiece + 32 illustrations throughout text. [ii], 22 pp. Small folio, 14" by 10", khaki cloth, with title printed in green to upper board. The author explains in the text (pp. 6-7) that this economical monograph, a brief nontechnical account of the chalice, was produced to supply popular demand and interest. Some edgewear to cloth, but clean within and without, and very good plus overall. Laid in is a brochure from summer, 1934, when the chalice and other items that were found with it were exhibited in the Hall of Religions at the Chicago "A Century of Progress" Exposition.

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        Die menschliche Komödie

      Ernst Rowohlt Verlag, Berlin 1923 - offen 1923-26 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mahrenholz]
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        Il fuoco delle piramidi: liriche e parole in libertà

      Milano: Edizioni Futuriste di "Poesia". 1923. First Edition. Stapled wrappers. Foxing to covers, title page loose, cover partially split at spine. A good copy. With a foreword by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti. ; Octavo; 27 pages .

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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      - Paris, les éditions Crès et cie, 1923. In-8 demi-chagrin aubergine récent, dos à nerfs, auteur et titre dorés, couvertures illustrées conservées, (2ff+ft+frt+241pp+2ff). Avec la reproduction des 27 dessins du manuscrit original.

      [Bookseller: LA BOUQUINERIE]
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        Darmstadt (1923). 4to. 42 S. Leuchtend roter Orig.-Maroquinbd. mit Rückentitel, geometrische Deckelvergoldung u. Kopfgoldschnitt. (Signiert Heyne-Ballmüller).

      . . 53. Druck der Ernst Ludwig-Presse, eines von 50 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf van Gelder Bütten. Erster Druck in der Judith-Type, die von Kleukens und Becker in Metall geschnitten wurde. Tadellos erhalten. - Stürtz 53. - Rodenberg 82. - Schauer Bd. II,65.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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        League or War?

      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1923. 268 p. Navy cloth with gilt lettering. First edition signed by Fisher on the front end paper, inscribed "Yours for peace." Very Good+ hardcover. Clean, bright pages. Lettering on spine rubbed. Hinges at front and rear are a little weak. A very tidy copy in nice shape for its age.A pro-League of Nations work signed by progressive reformer and economist Irving Fisher. The League of Nations was an interwar international body, a predecessor to the United Nations, which crumbled in the face of Axis aggression before WWII.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        La Sultane Daoulah

      Paris: Éditiions Mornay, 1923 - (BINDING - ODETTE PILON) No. 983 of 950 copies on Guarro. 12mo. Color illustrations, text within elaborate gilt border, full-page polychrome arabesques and ornamental filigrees and initial capital letters. 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 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Able McLaughlins

      New York: Harper and Brothers. (1923). First. First edition. Spine gilt slightly tarnished else very near fine in an attractive, very good or better dustwrapper with a short internally repaired split, a thin chip along the edge of the spine fold, and some small chips at the crown. The sixth novel to win the Pulitzer Prize, as well as winner of the Harper Prize Novel Contest. An exceptionally scarce title in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Alexandre Archipenko: Son Oeuvre

      Berlin: Editions Ukrainske Slowo. 1923. First. First edition. Preface by Hans Hildebrant. Folio. Gray papercovered boards. 64pp., illustrated from photographs. Text in French. Boards considerably dampstained, but interior has escaped undamaged, thus fair only. This copy nicely Inscribed by Archipenko in French, apparently in New York in 1928. Scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A la dérive.

      J. Ferenczi |& fils 1923 - - J. Ferenczi & fils, Paris 1923, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale imprimée sur alfa. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à René Crevel au crayon de papier. Une petite déchirure recollée en pied d'un mors, agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Art of the Chinese Potter: From the Han Dynasty to the End of the Ming. Limited Edition. Additional Original Photo by British Royal Society

      London: Ernest Benn, 1923 - First edition, first printing. Large quarto, 28.8*23*5.3cm, wt:2.7kg, XX+22+152 plates, each with text on tissue guards. Limited edition of 1,500 copies. This copy is NUMBERED. Laid in is an additional original photo of Buddha featuring Chinese white porcelain. A fine copy with bright pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The art of the Chinese potter, from the Han dynasty to the end of the Ming, illustrated in a series of 192 examples

      Ernest Benn, London 1923 - Limited edition: number 182, of 1500, 500 of which reserved for the USA. Grey cloth boards lightly rubbed at edges & showing some shelf-wear. Gilt titles on spine with softening at foot of spine. Foxing to free end papers, otherwise pages bright & fresh. With B&W & colour illustrations. All 192 illustration plates present and unblemished, complete with descriptive tissue guards. Binding tight. Used - Very Good. VG hardback (no dustjacket) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Jahrbuch der jungen Kunst 1923. SIGNED/FINE 'DELUXE' COPY, EDITION 100 .

      Leipzig (Leipsic), Verlag Klinhardt & Biermann, 1923 - Leipzig (Leipsic), Verlag Klinhardt & Biermann, 1923. Gilt-stamped half calf with paper-covered boards containing floral patterns in colours (hardcover), 28,7 x 21 cms., 444, (6) pp. + 5 original lithographs & 2 original woodcuts. This copy is one of the hundred numbered copies with the signed lithographic plates, signed by Alexander Archipenko, Wilhelm Wagner, Carlo Mense, Georg Schrimpf, woodcuts signed by Karl Friedrich Gotsch and Conrad Felixmüller. The lithographic plate by Othon Coubine is unsigned. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        League or War?

      Harper & Brothers 1923 - New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1923. 268 p. Navy cloth with gilt lettering. First edition signed by Fisher on the front end paper, inscribed "Yours for peace." Very Good+ hardcover. Clean, bright pages. Lettering on spine rubbed. Hinges at front and rear are a little weak. A very tidy copy in nice shape for its age. A pro-League of Nations work signed by progressive reformer and economist Irving Fisher. The League of Nations was an interwar international body, a predecessor to the United Nations, which crumbled in the face of Axis aggression before WWII. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Rabevel ou Le Mal des ardents. La Jeunesse de Rabevel. Financier Rabevel. La Fin de Rabevel.

      - NRF, Paris 1923, 3 volumes réimposés au format in-4° Tellière. 228 pages, 261 pages et 249 pages. Edition originale, 1/108 exemplaires du tirage de tête sur papier vergé pur fil Lafuma-Navarre au filigrane de la Nouvelle Revue Française. Les trois volumes portent le N° XXV imprimés pour André Lefèvre. Prix Goncourt 1923. 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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie La Rose de Java]
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        The Complete Works of William Congreve

      London: The Nonesuch Press 1923 - Four volumes, 4to., half morocco bindings with leather labels lettered in gilt, raised bands, gilt spine designs, top edges gilt; hinges rubbed. Nonesuch edition. One of 900 numbered sets, especially bound by Birdsall for Charles Scribner's Sons, and signed by editor Montague Summers. Shipping extra [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The World Crisis, full set of 6 British first edition, first printings

      Thornton Butterworth Limited, London 1923 - Here is a full British first edition set of Winston Churchill's The World Crisis published between 1923 and 1931. Of The World Crisis, Churchill bibliographer 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. He served as 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. This is a respectable full set of British first edition, first printings. Condition varies from very good to good minus. All six bindings remain square with the original bindings intact. Wear varies from very light for the 1911-1914 and two 1916-1918 volumes to moderate for The Eastern Front, and heavier for 1915 and The Aftermath. The 1915 volume suffers more scuffing and dulling than the other five volumes. The Aftermath suffers from some wrinkling of the spine cloth and from a considerable case of the blistering of the cloth endemic to this edition in general and this volume in particular. The contents of all six volumes are much better than average, with only light spotting that appears confined to page edges and the prelims of The Eastern Front. The Eastern Front is nonetheless a very nice copy of the elusive first printing with all maps and illustrations present, including the 8 photograph portraits and the notoriously fragile folding color map at page 368. The decorative bookplate of Arthur D. Fanshawe is affixed to the front pastedown of the 1911-1914 volume. Admiral of the Fleet Sir Arthur Dalrymple Fanshawe GCB GCVO (2 April 1847 &#150; 21 January 1936) joined the Royal Navy as a cadet in 1860. He went on to be Commander-in-Chief, Australia Station in 1902, President of the Royal Naval College at Greenwich in 1906 and Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth in 1908. There is a single previous owner's name inked to the ffeps of 1916-1918 Part I and The Aftermath and two names (dated 1932 and 1941 respectively) inked to the front pastedown of The Eastern Front. Please note that this large set may require additional postage. Bibliographic reference: A69.2(I-VI), Woods/ICS A31(ab), Langworth p.105. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hopi Patriarch (Su-pe-la)

      1923 - Approximately 11-1/4 x 9-1/2 inches image area. Woodblock print. One of 40 impressions. Signed in graphite lower right. Carl Oskar Borg (March 3, 1879 Ð May 8, 1947) was a Swedish born, American painter who was known for themes of the Southwestern United States.Borg was born into a poor family in V&#138;sterg&#154;tland , Sweden. He moved to London at age 20 to assist portrait and marine artist George Johansen. In 1901, he sailed for the United States. Borg taught art at the California Art Institute in Los Angeles and at the Santa Barbara School of the Arts. He became a protege of American philanthropist and art patron Phoebe Hearst. She gave him the opportunity to return to Europe to study art.Borg was influenced by the nature of the southwestern United States, especially the states of Arizona and New Mexico. He worked in various mediums including oil, watercolor, etchings, and woodblock. He was commissioned to paint posters for the railway company, Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. His posters were put up on the company's sales offices and attracted attention. He was known for his dramatic paintings of the Grand Canyon. Borg was a founding member of the Painter's Club of Los Angeles and the California Art Club. He was one of the first art directors for a major movie studio in Hollywood and he worked with the production of silent films in the years 1925-1928 with Sam Goldwyn, Douglas Fairbanks and Cecil B. de Mille. Examples of his art are on display at Brigham Young University, Harvard University, Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. [Laird: Carl Oscar Borg, p. 113] One of 40 impressions. Signed in graphite lower right [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      - Paris, Librairie des Amateurs - A. Ferroud - F. Ferroud, 1923. 14x20 cm. Ouvrage sur papier à grandes marges, magnifiquement illustré par Léon Lebègue et coloré au pochoir. Avec une SUITE EN COULEURS sur papier vergé, une SUITE EN BLEU, et une SUITE EN NOIR. Broché. Couverture rempliée ornée d'une vignette colorée sur la première de couverture. Minime usure à la base du dos (inévitable sur un livre à grandes marges) et tranches légèrement brunies, sinon ouvrage en excellent état et de jolie présentation. Un des 30 exemplaires contenant 4 états (n° 22). Ceux-ci furent en principe imprimés sur Japon impérial, mais cet exemplaire est clairement sur papier VERGE et ne contient pas l'aquarelle originale des exemplaires sur Japon. Il est néanmoins numéroté à la main par l'éditeur. Il s'agit peut-être d'un essai. Unique ? [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Autumn Midnight

      London: The Poetry Bookshop, printed at St. Dominic&#39;s Press,, 1923. Octavo. Original printed pink wrappers, titles to cover in black. Wood engravings by Eric Gill throughout. Slight toning and a few small marks to wrapper, an excellent copy. First edition, first impression.

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      - This is an incredible one-of-a-kind collection of 30 loose leaf binders with about 3000 photos of Canadian National Railway locomotives.It seems to be an inventory project to track the locomotives of all CN locos and provide a history and service info on each. A few of the locos are from Grand Trunk which became part of CN in 1923. Info is provided on some locos but without a photo as the loco could not be located. A number of individuals ere involved in this project and the photographer of each loco is names when known. There are comments beside each photo. Some are brief, others quite lengthy. Here are a few th give you the flavor of the content in this huge collection."6074 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan May 1958, converted to oil burning at Transcon Dec New England Lines1955. Nose cone removed 1956."."6078 Toronto Ontario 14 July 1954. Operated occasionally in Portland District New England Lines suspension bridge passenger service."."6124 at Turcot Yard Montreal Que 22 May 1956 by J.R.Davis, photographer."."6200 at Montreal Quebec October 1955. Photo by G.O.Boothby, documented at Richmond, Que Dec. 1943 but did not oeprate east of boundry line of Sherbrooke Sub-div."."6212 not found on any list yet"."3479 at Ottawa, Ontario July 1945. Assigned Southern Ontario district upon renumbering into CN system Jan 1923 from GTR 568 and effected subsequent to May 1923.Reassigned Turcot house by Jul 1943 and operated into Island Pond Aug 8, 1943-July 4, 1944. Used regularly in passenger service Montreal through to Portland trains 16 & 17 Jan 11-Mar 6 1944. Didn't operate east of boundry line on Sherbrooke Sub-Div following last appearance at Island Pond. Scrapped Jun 1943."."Grand Trunk es-CN at Saskatoon, Sask May 12, 1940 by earl Elliott. The Grand Trunk that never was--also see system steam appendices for this rarity. Elasco F&H Elvin-type stoker applied at Stratford Sops July 1928. Standard type stoker applied at Stratford in Nov 1937." "7062 sold to Gapesa Sulphite Co. Dec. 1950. Rejected and returned, then resold to same company July 1951". I picked up this collection abut 20 years ago.So all photos are at lease that old. A few of the GT photos taken in the 1920's and 30's are original period prints, others are more recent. I am now up to 1996 on my list of things to do so I am ready to tackle this project. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Thesaurus of Oriental Hebrew Melodies

      Benjamin Harz & Friedrich Hofmeister 1923 - 1933, Berlin - 10 volumes (complete). 4to. xii.117pp. ix.140pp. vii.68pp. xv.280pp. 117pp. xxvi.234pp. lix.181pp. xxxiv.143pp. xlii.211pp. xxix.72pp. Green cloth with black lettering to cover and spine. Head and tail of spines and corners bumped and worn. Some wear to edges and rubbing to boards. Tail of spine on Vol. VIII torn. Head and tail of spine on Vol. III frayed. Small puncture to lower part of spine on Vol. II & III. Hinges starting on Vol.IV. Some creasing to upper page edges in Vol. VIII. and X. Sporadic foxing throughout in Vol. II not affecting text. Vol. I, II, and XI-X are in English. Vol. III in German and Vols. VI and V in Hebrew. Each volume has a special t.p. Title varies. A landmark work, the first such comprehensive collection on Jewish liturgical music including melodies with texts and scores. Text in English, German and Hebrew. Very rare as a complete set. Overall in good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kutteldaddeldu [ Kuttel Daddeldu ] erzählt seinen Kindern das Märchen vom Rotkäppchen und zeichnet ihnen sogar was dazu.

      Berlin, Alfred Richard Meyer, 1923. - M05100 8 Blätter eigenhändige Handschrift des Autors. Mit 1 ganzseitigen, monogrammierten, kolorierten Originalzeichnung, 1 kolorierten Vignette und 11 Original-Federzeichnungen des Autors im Text. 25,5 x 19,5 cm. OriginalPappband mit montiertem Deckelschild "Joachim Ringelnatz/Rotkäppchen". Kayser-des Coudres, S. 14 (vor Nr. 21), vgl. Nr. 45. Josch D 62.6 &#150; Eines von 10 numer. Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage). "Dieses Buch schrieb Joachim Ringelnatz für Alfred Richard Meyer Oktober 1923 teils in Salzwedel teils in Liverpool in zehn bezifferten Exemplaren mit treuer Seemannshand. Jedes Buch ist vom Autor, den Literarhistorikern zum Schabernack, immer anders bebildert worden. Joachim Ringelnatz." (handschr. Druckvermerk). &#150; Bemerkenswert wohlerhaltenes Exemplar in dem von Alfred Richard Meyer bekanntlich selbst gefertigten Pappeinband. 440

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Fermé la nuit.

      Nrf 1923 - - Nrf, Paris 1923, 16,5x22,5cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 108 exemplaires réimposés au format in-4 tellière, le nôtre un des 100 exemplaires nominatifs numérotés en chiffres romains, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi maroquin vert à grain long, dos lisse très légèrement passé, couvertures et dos conservés. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        R U R (Rossum's Universal Robots) - A Play in Three Acts and an Epilogue

      Humphreay Milford Oxford University Press, London 1923 - Small 8vo. in red printed thin card wrappers, 102pp, publishers advert leaf at rear, cast list of 1st British performance in London on verso of title-page pasted over by blank sheet of paper done for copyright reasons to all copies of this edition. . . . . . [ CONDITION : A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (mild sunning to covers around the spine, minute nick to wrapper at bottom edge of spine, page-block edges slightly tanned) ] . [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Bunnett Books]
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      NY: W.M. H. WISE & CO., 1923. Book. GOOD MINUS. Hardcover. TITLE: ELBERT HUBBARD&#39;S SCRAP BOOK 1923 w/ UPSIDE DOWN ERROR ON COPYRIGHT PAGE AUTHOR: ELBERT HUBBARD PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: W.M. H. WISE & CO., NY 1923 EDITION: First Edition assumed with none stated CATEGORY: Literature, Rare BINDING/COVER: Softback without dust jacket COLOR: Brown CONDITION: The book is without a dust jacket as issued. The outside is in good condition; there are rubbings/scuffings to the corner edges. There is a small dark stain at the very top corner edge of just a few top edge pages. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean and book is tight and sturdy. THE COPYRIGHT DATE IS UPSIDE DOWN ON THE BACK OF THE TITLE PAGE (came from publisher)!!! SIZE: 6 ½ x 9 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 228 pages. Good-/None dust jacket condition as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: CONTAINING THE INSPIRED AND INSPIRING SELECTIONS, GATHERED DURING A LIFE TIME OF DISCRIMINATING READING FOR HIS OWN USE. PRINTED AND MADE INTO A BOOK BY THE ROYCROFTERS, AT THEIR SHOPS, IN EAST AURORA, ERIE COUNTY, NEW YORK STATE. THE COPYRIGHT DATE IS UPSIDE DOWN (Copyright 1923 By The Roycrofters) ON THE BACK OF THE TITLE PAGE (came from publisher, see photo)!!! The very last page "SO HERE THEN ENDETH... 1923 & 1928" on the very last page of the book COMPETITIVE PRICING! Premium price due to the fact that the copyright page has the date upside down. Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it&#39;s on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 2350 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 006797 .

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        The World Crisis. 1911-1914; 1915; 1916-1918 parts I and II; The Aftermath; The Eastern Front.

      London: Thornton Butterworth -31 1923 - Volume I second edition (i.e. first edition, second impression), volumes II-VI first editions. Six volumes. 8vo. Publisher&#146;s dark blue cloth, gilt lettered to spines, bookplate of Leonie Leslie to front pastedown of the first volume and signed and dated (July 1923) by the Author to the second free endpaper of the same, two different inscriptions to the endpapers of volumes IV and VI, the volumes housed in a set of three recent bespoke dark blue half morocco clamshell boxes, gilt lettered direct to spines. Numerous maps, charts and illustrations. Binding of Volume II slightly rubbed, a minor blemish to the spine of the third book box, a very good set. Lady Leonie Leslie was Churchill&#146;s aunt, the sister of Jennie, later Lady Randolph Churchill. Whilst the volume is not inscribed to her, it is a nice family association nonetheless. Woods, A31(a). The "second edition" was published the same month as the first and is referred to as the second impression in later issues.

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        Corinth, Lovis. - Schweizer Landschaften. - "Alphütte".

      . Lithografie / Kreidelithografie, auf Büttenpapier, 1923. Von Lovis Corinth. 15,1 x 18,0 cm (Darstellung) / 38,5 x 29 cm (Blatt). Schwarz nicht bei. Müller 794. Außerhalb der Darstellung rechts unten signiert. Darunter Wasserzeichen mit Einhorn. - Blatt Nr. 3 aus der Mappe "Schweizer Landschaften". - Papier geringfügig gegilbt. Am Blattrand rechts unten ein kleines braunes Flecklein. Insgesamt aber noch gut erhalten. Lovis Corinth (1858 Tapiau, Ostpreußen - 1925 Zandvoort, Niederlande). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. Zählt neben Max Liebermann, Lesser Ury und Max Slevogt zu den wichtigsten Vertretern des deutschen Impressionismus und zu den Wegbereitern der Moderne. Gleichzeitig durchziehen expressionistische Tendenzen das Werk des Künstlers. 1876 Akademiestudium als Schüler des Genremalers Otto Günther in Königsberg. 1980-83 Studium an der Münchner Akademie. 1984 Malunterricht in Antwerpen und Eintritt in die Academie Julian in Paris. Sein Werk beschäftigt sich mit den existenziellen Fragen des Menschen. Liebe und Tod, Gewalt und Leidenschaft stehen dabei im MIttelpunkt..

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        Tulifäntchen. Ein Heldengedicht in drei Gesängen von Karl Immermann. Mit Radierungen von Max Slevogt.

      Berlin. Propyläen-Verlag, 1923. - mit 20 Originalradierungen, davon 12 ganzseitig, illustriert von Max Slevogt, die Titelradierung von Slevogt signiert, gr.8°. 23,7 x 17,4 cm. 165 (1) Seiten, In gutem Zustand. der Pappschuber mit Randbräune und leicht berieben, Buchrücken komplett gelöst aber vorhanden, beim Einband das Kleister-Bezugspapier am Vorderdeckel minimal berieben, die Lederecken mit Abklatsch an den fliegenden Vorsätzen, ansonsten der Buchblock sauber und frisch, nur am Kopf beschnitten. Impressum: "Dieses Werk wurde im Herbst 1923 vom Propyläen-Verlag in Berlin in einer einmaligen numerierten Ausgabe von 300 Exemplaren hergestellt. Den Druck des Textes besorgten Gebr. Mann, den der Radierungen O. Felsing, beide in Berlin. Den Nummern 1-100 sind signierte Abzüge aller Radierungen auf Japan beigegeben, bei den Nummern 101-200 ist die Titelradierung signiert. Dies ist Nummer 239.". braunes Halbleder mit Rückenvergoldung und goldgeprägter Deckelvignette, mit kleinen Lederecken und Kopfgoldschnitt in bezogenem Pappschuber, Hardcover in Halbleder, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtausgabe seiner Hauptwerke in neun Bänden.

      München, Bruckmann 1923.. Gr.-8°. XVIII, XX, 526; XXXII, 1148; IX, 805; XI, 800; X, 315; VIII, 414 S., 9 Tafeln, luxuriöse OHLeder-Bde mit jeweils zwei grünen Rückenschildchen, Rückengoldpräg. u. farbigem Kopfschnitt. Makelloses Exemplar in bibliophilem Erhaltungszustand, Rücken durch Lichteinwirkung leicht aufgehellt.. I: Richard Wagner / II-III: Die Grundlagen des 19. Jahrunderts / IV-V: Kant / VI-VII: Goethe / VIII: Mensch und Gott / IX: Lebenswege. - Kosch II,562 ff.- So komplett überaus selten.

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      Paris: Three Mountain Press 1923 - 8vo. First edition. 300 copies were printed, but most were left unbound. This bound copy has a pencil notation, "104," on the limitation page. Tall 8vo; tan cloth spine, printed paper boards. A previous owner's name is rubber stamped on the dedication page. Both the title page and the dedication page show a very small portion of the upper margin torn away. Gallup A 23. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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