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        Die Sage von Sankt Julian dem Gastfreien. Holzschnitte von Walther Klemm.

      Weimar. Verlag Martin Biewald, 1923.. mit 8 signierten und handkolorierten Holzschnitten, illustriert von Walther Klemm, gr.8°. 24,5 x 16,8 cm. unpaginiert (34) Blatt Seiten, Felleinband mit Schildpatteinlagen in bezogenem Pappschuber mit Kopffarbschnitt, Hardcover in Leder, übersetzt von Bruno Maria Adler aus dem Französischen,. In gutem Zustand. der Schuber berieben, die Schuber-Ecken etwas bestoßen das Buch auf fünf echten Bünden in hellbraunem Fell mit Schildpatteinlagen, das Fell teils leicht berieben, der Buchblock sauber und frisch, alle Holzschnitte signiert und handkoloriert, Exemplar der Vorzugsausgabe in einem sehr ungewöhnlichen Einband, Besitzeintrag auf dem Schuber. Text des Impressums: "Dieses Buch wurde in einer Auflage von XV und 150 numerierten Exemplaren von der Hof-Buch- und Steindruckerei Dietsch Brückner, Weimar, auf van Geldern-Bütten gedruckt. Die fünfzehn Exemplare der Vorzugsausgabe wurden von Anny Wottig teils in Fell und Schildpatt, teils in Holz gebunden, sämtliche Holzschnitte dieser Ausgabe sind handkoloriert. Übersetzung von Brun Mari Adler. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nr. VIII.

      [Bookseller: Leipziger Antiquariat e.K.]
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        The Song of the Dragon and Other Stories

      D. Appleton and Co. New York (1923) - First Edition. Hubin listed collection of stories, the title story of which was adapted by Ben Hecht and Alfred Hitchcock for Hitchcock's classic 1946 film noir, Notorious. Excessively rare in dustjacket. Near Fine in Very Good modestly soiled dustjacket, edges with nicks and shelf wear, small chips at spine ends and flap corners, half dollar sized light stain to mid-front panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        FIGURES D'AUJOURD'HUI

      E. F. D'ALIGNAN 1923 - RO30081793: 204 pages. Nombreux portraits en noir et blanc hors texte. Couverture contre pliée. Dos cassé, ouvrage en plusieurs parties. Exemplaire N°39 / 55 tiré sur Vélin d'arches. Illustrées de portraits par Chana Orloff. In-4 En feuillets. A relier. Couv. convenable. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 91.41-Editions numérotées (tirages importants) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Smetse, der Schmied. Eine flämische Legende.

      München, Buchenau & Reichert, 1923 - 4°, 102 S., zahlr. s/w Abb., OHPRgt., goldgepr. Rücken., Name u. Exlibris auf Vorsatz, min. gebrauchsspurig, sonst tadell. (= Zehnter Phantastusdruck). Mit Federzeichnungen von Alfred Kubin, faksimilegetreu in Holz geschnitten. Handschriftlich nummerierte u. im Impressum von A. Kubin signierte Vorzugsausgabe, hier Ex. 20/1430, auf Zanders Einhornbütten. 1100 gr.

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        THE NEW ZEALAND WARS AND THE PIONEERING PERIOD Vol 1 & Vol 2

      W.A.G.Skinner 1923 - A history of the Maori campaigns.Volume 1 covers 1845-1864.Volume 2 covers The Hauhau Wars 1864-1872.All volumes with illustrations and plans.Gloss paper throughout.Photographic plates also.Red cloth covers with black titles ti spine and front cover.Covers bright and clean with a little rubbing on vol 1 from dust wrapper.Dust wrappers present on both copies,volume 2 is VG,volume 1 has edge wear and 2 small holes,darkened spine.Both copies are sound and tight as virtually unread condition,no names or stamps. This tile represents the most important of Cowan's many works on the history and stories of New Zealand and was the first serious account of the NZ Wars that was based on a scholarly study of the events between 1845 & 1872 as conflict over land & resources came to a head.The author interviewed many of the warriors involved. Very rare complete set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Frontier Times - Eight Bound Volumes, 1923-1939

      J. Marvin Hunter, Bandera, Texas 1923 - Near fine original Frontier Times magazines beautifully bound in a red half leather and black half leather with gilt print on spines. In solid bindings, no cracked or loose hinges! Eight large bound volumes in all, it appears the first leather bound volume labeled Vol.1, 1-12 and Vol.2, 1-12 is labeled incorrectly. In examining the leather bound volume, we find it has Vol. 1, 1-12 but not Vol.2, 1-12. Instead it has Vol. 3, 1-12 in place of Vol. 2, 1-12. So, there are two sets of Vol. 3, 1-12 but no Vol. 2, 1-12. The remaining volumes appear to be complete runs from 1-12. This is a great set of original Frontier Times magazines starting at Vol.I and ending at Vol. 16 with the exception, as explained, of Vol. 2. They span the years 1923 to 1939. Mr. Hunter published his periodical during a time when early Texas settlers, pioneers, cattlemen, and observers of the events of Texas history were still alive and able to tell their stories. These magazines are highly sought after and are of almost unparalleled value to historians, authors, collectors and genealogists. They are rich in first-hand accounts of formative pioneer events. There is no modern revisionism here just the facts: bold, bloody and accurate. Please note; these are heavy books totaling 36 1/4 pounds, shipping will be quoted on these eight volumes as to your location. EXCEPTIONAL! [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Modern Chess in Championship Play

      Privately Printed (1923) - Limited edition of only 300 copies. .A Review and Analysis of the Games of the Marshall-Lasker Championship Match, and the Thirteen Games Played by Marshall at the Ninth American Chess Congress at Lake Hopatcong, N.Y., 1923. This copy, inscribed by the author to Dr. Arthur E. West of Michigan who was one of the regional vice presidents of the National Chess Federation (before it became the USCF) which held its first meeting in Kalamazoo. Dr. West gave freely of his time and money for the first year of the federation's existence in hopes it would become worthy as a national body. Frank J. Marshal was born in New York City in 1877. He began playing chess at the age of 10. He held the U.S. championship title for 27 years, from 1909-1936. One of his legendary games was against Stepan Levitsky at Breslau 1912. 72pp., portrait frontispiece of the author, bound in blue cloth lettered in gilt, joints and edges rubbed with cloth to upper joint separating just a bit. "Gift of the people of the United States." stamped on front pastedown In all, a very good copy of this important association in the world of chess. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        SYNTHESES LITTERAIRES ET EXTRA-LITTERAIRES

      Edition : PARIS, MORNAY, 1923 - Présentées par Roland Dorgelès - 40 planches illustrées au pochoir, couverture illustrée - Exemplaire non réglé numéro 103 sur un tirage de 90 exemplaires sur hollande, après 20 japon (tirage total à 1125) 22 pages, In-16, broché. Très bon état [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN. Tom Sawyer's comrade.

      Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited, London.,1923 - Large 8vo. (9.5 x 6.5 inches). Colour illustrated frontis and 12 mono photographic plates, either from a film of the book or staged for this edition. Some very light foxing to a few pages and to the fore edge otherwise a very good copy finely bound in recent full tan morocco, spine with raised bands, red title label, gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. A lovely finely bound copy of this classic of American Literature. Please also see the listing for my copy of Tom Sawyer in uniform leather binding.: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Remembered Yesterdays

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company 1923 - 8vo., blue cloth lettered in gilt; spine title faded. First edition, signed by Johnson on the title page. From the library of Rosamond Gilder, with her ownership signature, address, and annotation on page 92, beside a poem of Rosamond's quoted by Johnson ---- The daughter of Richard Watson Gilder, Johnson's colleague and editor of the Century Magazine (indexed by Johnson numerous times), Rosamond was president of the International Theater Institute, a worldwide organization with 65 national centers, whose co-founders included J. B. Priestley, Julian Huxley, Tyrone Guthrie, Jean-Louis Barrault and Lillian Hellman. A wonderful association copy [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Les pastorales de Longus ou Daphnis & Chloé traduction de messire Jacques Amyot revue, corrigée, complétée de nouveau refaite en grande partie par P.L. Courier.

      Georg |& Cie 1923 - - Georg & Cie, Paris 1923, 16,5x25,5cm, relié sous étui. - Edition illustrée de 13 lithographies originales de Charles Guérin, un des 10 exemplaires numérotés sur vieux Japon, tirage de tête. Reliure en plein maroquin noisette, dos très légèrement éclairci à quatre nerfs, date en queue, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, encadrement d'un filet doré sur les gardes de maroquin menthe, contreplats de soie moirée amande, gardes suivantes de papier à la cuve, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes, couvertures et dos conservés, toutes tranches dorées, étui bordé de maroquin noisette, plats de papier à la cuve, intérieur de feutrine bleue, élégante reliure signée de Klein. Notre exemplaire ainsi qu'il l'est stipulé à la justification du tirage, est bien complet de sa suite sur Chine. En outre, notre exemplaire est enrichi d'un dessin original signé au crayon de Charles Guérin représentant la composition illustrant la page 13. Très bel exemplaire parfaitement établi. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Les pastorales ou Daphnis & Chloé. Traduction de Messire Jacques Amyot, revue, corrigée, complétée de nouveau refaite en grande partie par P.-L. Courier. Compositions de Charles Guérin.

      Georg & cie.,, Paris, 1923 - Paris, Georg & cie., 1923. 24,2x18 cm. 3 Bl., 182 S., 1 S., 1 Bl. Mit einigen s/w. Lithographien im Text (von Ch. Guérin). Maroquin-Bd.mit goldgepr. Rückentitel, zweifacher Deckelfiletierung, floraler Innenkantenvergoldung, marmor. Vorsätzen und Kopfgoldschnitt, mit eingebund. OBr.-Einband, in Schuber (sign. Schroth, Bâle). Eines von 450 numerierten Exemplaren (GA 500 Ex.). - (Erste 4 Bl. etwas fleckig). Sprache: Französisch Maroquin-Bd.mit goldgepr. Rückentitel, zweifacher Deckelfiletierung, floraler Innenkantenvergoldung, marmor. Vorsätzen und Kopfgoldschnitt, mit eingebund. OBr.-Einband, in Schuber (sign. Schroth, Bâle). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Das Hohelied. . mit 7 Radierungen von Willy Jaeckel und 9 Schriftholzschnitten von Johannes Tzschicholt.

      Berlin, Euphorion Verlag 1923. - FL6304 4°. Roter Original-Maroquinlederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Stehkantenvergoldung und Kopfgoldschnitt, der Einband signiert: Buchb. Meink Berlin. 12 nn. Doppelblätter in Blockbuchbindung auf Zanders-Hadern-Papier. Der Einband wenigst berieben, die hintere obere Ecke bestoßen. Sehr schönes Exemplar. Nr. 22 v. 165 (GA: 185)! -- Im vorliegenden Exemplar sind alle 7 Radierungen von Jaeckel signiert! -- Der Kratzer auf dem beigefügten Bild ist von meinem Scannernicht auf dem Einband! 880

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Souvenirs entomologiques - Etudes sur l'instinct et les moeurs des insectes -11 volumes

      Delagrave, Paris 1923 - Edition définitive illustrée - 1923-1925. 11 vol. grand in- 8 demi-basane racinée fauve, mors enrichi d'un filet à froid. Dos à 5 nerfs richement ornés de filets et roulettes. Roulettes reprises en tête et en queue. 4 caissons entre filets richement ornés de fleurs et de l'abeille en son centre. Pièces de titre et de tomaison rouges. Tranches de tête bordeaux, témoins conversés. Le dernier volume renferme La Vie de J.-H. Fabre naturaliste, suivie du Répertoire général analytique des Souvenirs entomologiques, par G.-V. Legros. Tampon ex-libris en page de garde. Incontournable ouvrage d'entomologie contenant 176 planches hors texte sous serpente et de nombreux dessins dans le texte. Intérieur très pur. Très bel ensemble. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Paraclet]
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        Elliott's Last Legacy: Secrets of the King of All Kard Kings. Many tricks that have mystified the best Magicians of the world, Laid bare for the first time, together with many novel inventions, Taken from note books left by Dr. James William Elliott

      New York: Adams Press Print. 1923. First. First edition. Illustrations by Oscar S. Teale. Compiled by Clinton Burgess. Binding lightly worn at the extremities, tidemark from a dampstain at the top corner of the pages throughout, front hinge tender but still a sound, very good copy. Illustrator Oscar S. Teale's copy with his "Teale Library of Mystery" bookplate and Inscribed to him by Houdini: "Presented by the Author -- Houdini -- to the Magician Artist who made all the drawings, Oscar S. Teale." Teale for his part, has Inscribed the book to a fellow magician: "Presented to Lester A. Grimes by O.S.T." Grimes has then Inscribed the book: "To my friend Gertrude Elliott from Grimes The Mystery Man, 1934." Reportedly, on his deathbed Elliott, the world's foremost card manipulator, asked his friend Houdini to edit and publish these notes. Whether the final recipient, Gertrude Elliott, was the famous stage actress (who was the original Cleopatra in Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra), or a relative of the "Kard King" we are unsure. An extraordinary association copy, nicely inscribed by three prominent magicians. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Vegetable

      Charles Scribner's & Sons, New York 1923 - First Edition, First Printing with "Published April 1923" and Scribner seal printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket has the printed price of $1.50 present on the spine with minor wear to the spine and panels. The book is in wonderful shape. The lettering on the spine is present without the common fading, and the boards are solid with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful book with the scarce ORIGINAL dustjacket. We buy Fitzgerald First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        THE VEGETABLE OR FROM PRESIDENT TO POSTMAN

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1923 - Fitzgerald's last book published before his masterpiece THE GREAT GATSBY which had a print run of 20,870 copies while this book had only 7,650 published. As with the better known GATSBY, this title, Fitzgerald's only published full-length play, also explores the American Dream but here with more comic intent and more pathetic results. The main character, Jerry Frost, strives to be President of the United States, if he is unable to make it as a postman. The quotation Fitzgerald places on the center of the title page sums it up: "Any man who doesn't want to get on in the world, to make a million dollars, and maybe even park his toothbrush in the White House, hasn't got as much to him as a good dog has -- he's nothing more or less than a vegetable." Bruccoli A 10.I.a Slight foxing to the endpapers. A Fine, bright copy in a Very Good, unrestored example of the uncommon dustwrapper that has a light stain at the bottom portion of the spine and an inch-deep chip at the top of the front cover obliterating most of the "T" in the word "The" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Ilias & Odyssee - [Iliad and the Odyssey. German ] - [Complete in 2 Uniform Volumes]. Translation by J. H Voss

      Berlin, Im Askanischen Verlag, [1923-1924] - Designed by otto von Holten; The splendid Askanischen Verlag edition. 1st in this form. Limited to 1000 numbered sets. Subjects; Wood-engraving, German -- Germany -- Berlin -- 20th century. Printing --Germany --Berlin --Specimens. Homer -- Iliad -- Odyssey -- Ancient Greek literature -- Classics -- Epic poetry. Language: German. Thick small folio set in gilt-tooled full vellum; top edges gilt, others uncut. Raised bands with the spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Front hinge of volume 1 starting. An exceptional set overall; scans and additional detail on request. 5 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        15 Bände. = 5 Bd. Die Lebensgeschichte. Bd. 1: Der Sohn einer Magd. Bd. 2: Entwicklung einer Seele. Bd. 3: Die Beichte eines Toren. Bd. 4: Inferno - Legenden. Bd. 5: Entzweit - Einsam. 5 Bd. Ausgewählte Dramen. 5 Bände Ausgewählte Novellen., Deutsch von E. Schering.

      München, Verlag Georg Müller, 1923 - 1926. - 10 Bände mit Name auf Vorsatz, Vorsätze teils etwas leimschattig, sehr guter Zustand Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2400 22 cm, Original-Halbledereinband nach P. Renner mit Rückenschild und Kopfgoldschnitt

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rump]
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        Mayn Khorever Heym: A Gedekhnish. (Alternative transliteration: Mayn Khoreve Heym: A Gedenkenish). Title from cover: Shtetl

      Schwellen, Berlin, Germany 1923 - Lithograph half-title and title, and 29 additional full-page lithographs portraying personal memories of life in the shtetl, conveyed in images, reminiscent of Chagall but with a more somber and tragic sentiment, that show influences of Cubism, Expressionism, and Constructivism, with asymetrical designs, exaggerated facial features and other progressive aesthetic concerns, incorporating and transforming prototypical images of Jewish life in rural Eastern Europe. Oblong folio. Boards with title and striking image on front cover. Weighs 3.25 pounds (1.5 kilos) before packaging. Scans available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        La Chanson De Roland

      Paris: L'Editions D'Art H. Piazza, 1923. #311/550 copies. Rebound with original wrappers in art deco leather (maroon and dark green). Twenty glorious color plates mounted on stiff stock, each with tissue guard. Regnaud has also contributed many b/w drawings. The original volume is pristine. The rebinding has some minor rubs.. Rebound. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Regnard, Paul. 9.5x12.5". Limited Ed..

      [Bookseller: Pages Antiquarian Books]
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        French Engravings of the Eighteenth Century in the Collection of Joseph Widener, Lynnewood Hall. [Foreword by Edward Clayton]

      London: Privately Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1923 - Widener's own copy of the catalogue of his collection of French engravings, beautifully bound by Rivière. Widener's collection, which contained examples from such French rococo masters as Fragonard, Boucher, Greuze, Eisen, Boucher and Nattier, is now part of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C (WIDENER, JOSEPH) Number 1 of 120 copies printed on unbleached Arnold paper. 4 vols., Folio (15-1Ú2 x11 inches). With many colour printed and then hand-colored plates. xii, 171, [1]; x, 172-331, [1]; xii, 333-486, [1]; viii, 497- 641, [1] pp. Bound in full red crushed morocco, richly gilt spines, t.e.g., rest uncut, blue moiré endpapers, by Rivière & Son. Two hinges just starting, In original crimson cloth open-faced slipcases, numbered in gilt. Bookplate of Jayne Wrightsman and Joseph Widener [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Diary of Samuel Pepys M.A. F.S.A Clerk of the Acts and Secretary to the Admiralty. Transcribed from the Shorthand Manuscript in the Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By the Rev Mynors Bright M.A. Late Fellow and President of the College.

      G. Bell & Sons 1923, London - 10 vols complete. Various paginations. Very handsome blue half morocco Roger de Coverley binding, with gilt lines and blue cloth boards. TEG. Very minor rubbing and the occasional tiny scuff mark to the leather, but this is a strikingly strong and clean set

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA ILAB & ibooknet]
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        Poems by Hernia Whittlebot with an appreciation by Nöel Coward

      No imprint, [1923] - 4to Wrappers minutely scuffed at edges, otherwise an extremely nice clean copy. Very scarce, especially thus Coward’s pseudonymous pastiche of Edith Sitwell caused her great offence but was still followed by Chelsea Buns by Hernia Whittlebot in 1925. Coward’s first name has the diaeresis in the wrong place on both the upper wrapper and within the book. Original grey-brown wrappers (the upper wrapper serving as title-page). With the satirical errata-slip [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        POESIA ( EN VERSO ) ( 1917 - 1923 )

      - Madrid, 1923. Edita Juan Ramón Jiménez y Zenobia Camprubí. 1ª Edición. Tela editorial con dorados, 123pp. 20x13cm. Dedicatoria del anterior propietario. Intonso. Muy buen estado. POESIA

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Raimundo]
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        LE PETIT PIERRE.

      Paris Devambez 1923 - 16.5x25.2 cm., 291 pp., édition illustrée de dix eaux-fortes en couleurs de Pierre Brissaud, relié demi-maroquin rouge à coins, filet doré cernant les plats de pap., dos à 5 nerfs et finnement fleuronnés dorés (décor floral), tête dorée, couverture imprimée d'éditeur. Relié par Laurent Peeters - Anvers. Tirage limité. Tirage de 535 exemplaires dont 400 exemplaires sur vélin de rives numérotés de 136 à 535. Ce livre est suivi par "La Vie en Fleur", livre n° 25977. 1300 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BOOKSELLER - ERIK TONEN BOOKS]
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        Stories from The Arabian Nights

      London: Hodder and Stoughton for Boots Pure Drug Co., Ltd.,, [1923]. Retold by Laurence Housman with drawings by Edmund Dulac. Quarto. Original reddish brown cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board in gold and black. With the dust jacket. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 19 plates. Very light spotting and partial tanning to free endpapers, faint spotting to edges. An excellent copy in the slightly rubbed jacket with faded and faintly marked spine panel. A very attractive copy resulting from Boots brief sojourn into publishing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen Discovered by The Late Earl Of Carnarvon & Howard Carter

      Cassell 1923-1927-1933, London - All three volumes complete and first editions. Volume one by Carter and Mace. Volumes two and three by Howard Carter alone. Original brown cloth with gilt scarab in the center of the front panel with black background. All letters in gilt. Decorated endpapers. Volume One with105 illustrations, Volume Two with 153 illustrations and Volume Three with 156 illustrations. These illustrations are in fact photographs by Harry Burton of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. These volumes come with complete dust jackets. All three jackets have received some restoration. The jackets of Volumes One and Two had tape removed from the reverse and the restoration is quite minor. The jacket on Volume Three received more substantial restoration along the top edge. All three jackets now look extremely clean and bright. The background is all white with lettering in black and illustrations in black, sepia and shades of gray. A finer looking set of true firsts is not likely to be found. All three books are housed in a custom built slip-case with handsome labels affixed. A remarkable set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Salammbô, avec six hors-texte en couleurs et des ornements gravés sur bois par F.-L. Schmied, « mes livres », société d'édition le Livre, 1923.

      - 1 vol. in-8 ° demi-maroquin marron à coins, dos à nerfs, titre doré, tête dorée, couvertures bleues conservées, 410 p. + 6 superbes ht en couleurs de Schmied, superbe état interne, infime trace de frottement en coiffe inférieure. Un des 850 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin de pur chiffon des papeteries de Voiron.

      [Bookseller: Mesnard - Comptoir du Livre Ancien]
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        Harmonium

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1923. First. First edition, second binding. Cloth and papercovered boards with paper spine label, lacking the rare dustwrapper. A good only copy, with the front hinge professionally restored, a chip to the rear free endpaper, the spine label darkened, and the spine rebacked. One of the the most important titles of 20th Century poetry. A presentable but flawed copy. Connolly 100. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        LETTRES A L'AMAZONE.

      Paris André Plicque 1923 - 20.7x20.5 cm., 305 pp., édition illustrées de bois originaux de Paul Baudier et d'une lettre autographe de l'auteur, pages coupés avec différentes dimensions, relié demi-maroquin havane à coins, signée par Laurent Peeters - Anvers. Filet doré cernant les plats de pap., dos orné, dos à 4 nerfs et finnement fleuronnés dorés (décor floral), tête dorée, couverture imprimée d'éditeur. Tirage limité. Tirage de 750 exemplaires dont 30 sur papier hollande van gelder numérotés de 21 à 50. 1280 g. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BOOKSELLER - ERIK TONEN BOOKS]
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        D'Aulnoy's Fairy Tales

      1923. first edition. French Fairy Tales Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren[TENGGREN, Gustaf, illustrator]. D'AULNOY, Madame. D'Aulnoy's Fairy Tales Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren. Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1923. First Tenggren illustrated edition. Small quarto (9 1/4 x 7 inches; 236 x 179 mm.). xii, 457, [3, blank] pp. Color pictorial title-page, eight full-page color plates by Tenggren. Numerous black and white drawings in the text.Publishers blue cloth, front cover with pasted-on illustration, spine lettered in black, top edge gilt, color pictorial endpapers. A fine copy in the original color pictorial dust jacket with a few small closed marginal tears.The Fairy Tales: Gracieuse and Percinet, The Fair with Golden Hair, The Blue Bird, Prince Sprite, Princess Printaniere, Princess Rosette, The Golden Branch, The Bee and the Orange Tree, The Good Little Mouse, The Ram, Finette Cendron, Fortun?e, Babiole, The Yellow Dwarf, Green Serpent, The Princess Carpillon, The Beneficent Frog, The Hind in the Wood, The White Cat, Belle Belle; or, The Chevalier Fortun?, The Pigeon and the Dove and Princess Bell-Etoile and Prince Cheri.Gustaf Adolf Tenggren (1896-1970) was a Swedish-American illustrator known for his Arthur Rackham-influenced style and use of silhouetted figures with caricatured faces. From 1923 through 1936 Tenggren worked for the game and book publisher Milton Bradley. In 1936 he was hired by The Walt Disney Company to work as an art director on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Tenggren gave Snow White an "Old World" look that Walt Disney sought, and despite being minor characters in the original by the Brothers Grimm the dwarfs took on new life in Disney's story, with Tenggren's presentation drawing depicting the major characteristics of each of the seven. His Rackham-style trees featured prominently in the forest scenes.Marie-Catherine Le Jumel de Barneville, Baroness d'Aulnoy (1650/1651–4 January 1705), also known as Countess d'Aulnoy, was a French writer known for her fairy tales. When she termed her works contes de f?es (fairy tales), she originated the term that is now generally used for the genre.

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

      John Lane the Bodley Head Limited, London - 1923, limited edition 125 copies. () Good. [xii], 288, [4]. Quarto. Beige cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Boards slightly bowed. Corners and top and bottom of spine slightly bumped. Signs of repair on front cover. Some staining and scuffing. Front endpapers slightly torn at spine. Signed by previous owner in pencil on front free endpaper. Slight foxing / discolouration on blank pages after endpapers. Includes 87 B / W plates as well as 39 coloured plates plus frontispiece. Light foxing on the back of most of the plates. Clean, tight text block. Untrimmed page edges with slight discolouration at edge. Limited edition. No. 65 of 125 copies. Signed by the author in pencil underneath limited edition statement. Also contains an original etching by Norman Wilkinson R.O.I., R.I., O.B.E. Which is signed by the artist beneath. Frontispiece by Norman Wilkinson. Foreword by H. T. Sheringham. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Portrait de femme, à l'encre

      1923 - Très charmant portrait de femme (7,5 x 12,5 cm), yeux clos et mouche au visage, auréolée. Bel ouvrage de Hermant, à l'encre, réalisé en 1923. L'ensemble prend place sous un très beau cadre noir avec dorure. Une très belle réalisation Années folles. Hermant

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        La Priere sur la Tour Eiffel.

      Chez Emile Paul Freres, Paris 1923 - First Edition, one of 900 copies on papier verge Blanchet-Kleber, from a total edition of 1000, each hand numbered. Page size: 5-1/4 x 7-1/2 inches; 37pp; + Justification de Tirage. Woodengraving vignette of Eiffel Tower on titlepage by Daragnes. Unique binding in the style of Pierre Legrain: full red morocco with onlays of two deeper shades of red morocco in wave pattern narrowing on spine and expanding at edges of front and back covers, author and title in gilt on spine, pastepaper guards, original yellow wrappers with original woodengraving in bordeaux and black of Eiffel Tower bound in, binding somewhat worn and scuffed at spine ends with split starting at lower front hinge. Although the binding is not signed, the style is similar to that of Pierre Legrain. Printed by Imprimerie Louis Kaldor. See an Image. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La fille aux yeux d'or

      G. & R. Briffaut, Paris 1923 - Coll."Le Livre du Bibliophile", 87 pp., In-4, demi maroquin bordeaux à coins. Auteur et titre dorés au dos. Tranche supérieure dorée. Edition ornée de 13 eaux-fortes du peintre graveur LOBEL-RICHE. Exemplaire n° 476 / 500, un des 450 sur vélin d'Arches. Très bon exemplaire. In-4° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Elizabethan Stage

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1923 - First Edition. 4 vols., 8vo. Illus. 388; 557; 518; 467 pp. Original crimson cloth. Fine. Champion 170 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        To Nature: New Poems

      The Beaumont Press, Westminster, London 1923 - Limited edition, one of 80 copies on Japanese vellum, signed by author, artist and publisher (the last being Cyril Beaumont). This is number 41. Copy is tight and clean, no more than a whisper of wear at edges. Quite near fine. Front free endpaper and limitation page have very light ripple at fore-edge (no staining). A lovely book. Same or next day ship, careful packaging, no surprises. Cover has old transparent cellophane wrapper (not attached), which does not run the full height of the book; may be as released, or added later. Ships with tracking and complimentary insurance; signature will be required on delivery. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Odilon Redon. Peintre, Dessinateur et Graveur.

      Paris: Henri Floury, 1923. - Quarto, pp. 215, (1), with 81 illustrations including 32 plates, several in colour. Original wrappers bound in. Catalogue raisonné. This copy in a stunning inlaid wooden binding with the binder's ticket of B.A. Martin of Brooklyn, New York. Eight different hues of wood have been inlaid on the upper board, in a design inspired by Redon's "Les Pavots Noirs". With a quarter black morocco spine, simply titled "Redon" in descending gilt caps. Rear board is wood, but without inlay. Slight loss to wood at lower corner of rear board, else near fine. A remarkable art nouveau binding, with a design relating directly to the subject of the book. [Oversize*]

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        LA KABBALE JUIVE, HISTOIRE ET DOCTRINE (ESSAI CRITIQUE), 2 TOMES

      Emile Nourry 1923 - RO40175309: 516 pages pour le tome I et 456 pages pour le tome II. Illustrés de quelques schémas en noir et blanc dans et hors texte. Envoi manuscrit de l'auteur en page de garde. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Page de Table du tome II déchirée avec manque dans sa partie supérieure. Raisons d'étudier la Kabbale. Le Milieu mystique juif: Esséniens, Dosithéens, Pharisiens. Orthodoxie de l'Esotérisme juif. Procédés de la Kabbale. Le 'Sepher Ietsirah'. Ibn Gebirol est-il un fondateur de la Kabbale ? L'Antiquité de Zohar. Le Rituel. Les Amulettes. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos frotté. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 97.2-Dédicace, envoi [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Ich und Du

      Im Insel-Verlag zu Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany/ Deutschland 1923 - 138 pp. A rare, hard-to-find gem! Solidly bound copy with minimal external wear, crisp pages and clean text. Small scruff on spine. Very mild foxing on page edges. A near fine example. No dj. Text in German. First edition of Buber's seminal work, the groundbreaking philosophical essay, which is considered the cause of a Copernican revolution in theology, due to its reaction against a mainly scientific approach to religion. Buber's religious philosophy of dialogue as presented in "Ich und Du" has been a great influence, not only on the fields of philosophy and religion, the study of which he set out to change, or at least give a new approach to, but also on modern therapy. The theories presented in the work are remarkably in accordance with recent views on different forms of human development, which often refer to Buber's theory on the relationship between the self and being. At the time this work was published, Buber's philosophy constituted a radical departure from the psychoanalytic approach to the individual as it was then comprehended.By contrasting the "I-You" ("Ich-Du") -relation (the dialogue) with the "I-It" ("Ich-Es") - relation (the monologue), Buber presents a double "I" of man, and with the "I-You"-relationship he establishes the possibility of man to enter into a true and sincere relationship with others, -and - in spite of the eternal abyss between the two - the "I-You"-relation ultimately establishes the relationship (i.e. the talk or meeting, "Gespräch") between man and God; according to Buber this is the essence of Biblical religion. The meeting with the other person and with the world (which is also governed by an "I-You"-relation) is in fact essentially a reflection of man's meeting with God.The work was later edited by Buber, but he never wished to change it substantially, and the text has remained more or less the same as that of the first edition. "Ich und Du" has been translated into numerous languages, and also in the English-speaking world the book has been very influential, in spite of the difficulties with translating "Du" into English. The work is primarily known as "I and Thou", though the later translation "I and You" might be more appropriate.The Austrian-Jewish philosopher, Martin Buber (1878-1965), is mainly known to the Western world as the author of the work "Ich und Du". Inspired by the reading of Kant, Kierkegaard and Nietzsche Buber began studying philosophy in Vienna in 1896. In 1898 he joined the Zionist movement, regarding it as destined to social and spiritual enrichment. In 1930 he became honorary professor at the University of Frankfurt, but he resigned as soon as Hitler came to power in 1933. In 1935 he founded the "Central Office for Jewish Adult Education", which played an important role in German learning in the 1930'ies, since the German government had forbidden Jews to attend public education. In 1938, however, Buber had to leave Germany, and he settled in Jerusalem, where he became professor at the Hebrew University. After the Second World War he received several prominent prizes. A very collectible copy of this Buber masterwork one of the most important books of the last century. Martin Buber, [1878-1965], Austrian-born Jewish Philosopher, Story Teller, Theologian - best known for his philosophy of dialogue, a form of religious existentialism centered on the distinction between the I-Thou relationship and the I-It relationship. Ich und Du, is today considered a landmark of twentieth-century intellectual history. Buber was strongly moved by the writings of Frederich Nietzsche and Ich und Du united the seminal existentialists themes of modern German thought with the traditional Judeo-Christian thinking. In Ich und Du, Buber presents the view of a world in which human beings can enter into relationships using their innermost complete self to form true partnerships beyond the notion and incorrect view that the universe is merely the object of our senses and experiences. "Buber ar [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Physiologie du goût

      Paris, L. Carteret 1923 - 2 vol. in-4°, brochés, couv. illustrées rempliées, 259 + 258 pp Superbe édition de la Physiologie du goût, éditée à 375 ex. Un des ex. offerts (en l'occurrence à M. Tissier) et SIGNES PAR L'EDITEUR Ouvrage illustré de 31 compositions d'HENRI PILLE et de 34 compositions de MAURICE LELOIR, protégées par des serpentes Taches et déchirures aux dos, sinon beaux exemplaires

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        BIRDS OF CALIFORNIA A Complete, Scientific and Popular Account of the 580 Species and Subspecies of Birds Found in the State

      San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco: South Moulton Company, 1923. 4 volumes. First edition, THE FORMAT DELUXE PATRON’S EDITION, limited to 250 copies signed and hand-numbered by the author, William Leon Dawson. This set also with Chamber’s Bibliographic Notes on Dawson’s Birds of California laid-in. Magnificently illustrated by 30 photogravures, 120 full-page duotone plates and more than 1100 half-tone cuts of birds in life, nests, eggs and favorite haunts from photographs. Together with 44 drawings in the text and a series of 110 full-page plates. Large 4tos, in the Deluxe Patron’s binding of full green morocco boldly lettered in gilt on the upper covers, the spines with multicolored pictorial morocco inlays of birds positioned between tooled bands of birds in flight, lettered in gilt within the compartments, the thick boards with beveled edges, pictorial endl-eaves decorated with birds in flight, t.e.g. A very beautiful set, near to pristine but for the lightest age mellowing. THE LIMITED PATRON’S DELUXE EDITION of Dawson’s monumental work on California birds. The author gives popular yet comprehensive descriptions of 580 species, their eggs and their habitats. Most impressively however he has lavishly illustrated them; the colourplates and drawings are chiefly by Major Allan Brooks, the photogravures and duotones are chiefly by Donald Dickey, Wright M. Pierce, William Finley and Dawson himself. This beautiful Patron’s edition was available by subscription only and involved the efforts of five major printers plus the Leather Products and Finishing Company of Los Angeles. Included with the set is W. Lee Chambers’ Bibliographic Notes on Dawson’s Birds of California, reprinted from the THE CONDOR (Vol XLI, number 6, 1939) which includes eight additional illustrations.

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        The Birds of California. A Complete, Scientific and Popular Account of the 580 Species & Subspecies

      South Moulton Company, 1923. Leather Bound. Used: Very Good. The Birds of California. A Complete, Scientific and Popular Account of the 580 Species and Subspecies of Birds Found in the State. San Diego: South Moulton Company, 1923. Four volumes in the 'Format De Luxe, Patron's Inlaid Edition. Signed by Dawson in Volume One. Illustrated with 110 full-page color plates of birds and 44 drawing in the text by Allan BROOKS. Additional illustrations include 30 photogravures, 120 full-page duotone plates, and more than 1100 half-tone cuts of birds, nests, eggs and favorite haunts, from photographs. This edition comprises the first choice of selected sheets from the first impressions of the format de luxe of the Birds of California. In full leateher with hand-carved and hand-colored bird portraits in half relief of hardwood on covers, spine panels separated by inlaid bird figures. The Patron's Inlaid Edition is the most opulent and rare of the many editions of The Birds of California published under the sponsorship of Ellen Brownign Scripps. The bindings of this set have been rebacked and professionally restored. By far the most sumptuous book prepared on the birds of any American State. - Mengel -

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        Atti Della Pontificia Accademia Romana di Archeologia (Serie III). Rendiconti., Volumes I - LXXIII (Annate Accademiche 1921-2001), bound in 37 volumes.

      Tipografia Vaticana, 1923-2002. - ex library copy with library signs on spine, title pages and cutting with stamps, binding partly a bit bumped, otherwise fine, Text in Italian, (postage inside European Union / surface: EUR 50,- / postage for countries outside European Union / surface mail: EUR 330,-) Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 65000 Gr.-8° / large 8vo, hardcover (half-cloth / cloth), [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Guirlande D'Aphrodite Recueil D'Epigrammes Amoureuses de L'Anthologie Greque par A.-Ferdinand Herold [Art Deco Bookbinding].

      L'Edition D'Art H. Piazza 19, rue Bonaparte, Paris. Presses de L'Imprimerie G. Kadar, Paris. Quinzieme Edition. Sixth volume in the series: Ex Oriente Lux In a cloisonne & inlaid leather Art Deco binding. 1923 - Size of the binding: 4 1/4 inches x 6 1/8 in., color-printed, floral design paper cover bound in; half-title with Greek medal design; title-page in red and black with design border and winged figure design; color frontispiece by Carlos Schwab. French text printed with red titles, borders in olive green, various colored headpieces, black borders & classical-themed tailpieces; groupimgs of texts are arranged under the name of flowers: anemone, violet, lily, rose, iris, hyacinth, narcissus, asphodel; index, printer's colophon; list of series titles; printed paper back cover bound in. Bound in an early Art Deco influenced binding, unsigned but with the gilt monogram of the possible owner's (or designer's or binder's initials in the lower left corner of the back cover: G P M); bound in full, light brown crushed morocco leather, with five raised bands on the spine, and gilt-lettered titling and simple gilt lines across the bands; single-line gilt borders around the front cover frame an inlaid, rectangular silver cloisonne frame which features a design of a drinking cup in several pieces of a white natural, or early plastic material, and with a design of flowers, buds and leaves in red, orange and green inlaid leathers, with a central circle of mirror-like material, rising against a background formed of varoius shades of inlaid mother-of-pearl material; gilt lines along the cover edges, double line gilt borders on the plain leather turn-ins; headbands, yellow silk bookmarker ribbon bound in, top-edge gilt; gold-sprinkled, red marbled paper endpapers. Preserved in a red cloth-covered, clamshell type case, lined with white felt. The binding is in fine condition. The outer edges of the case show light wear. The cloisonne work is reminiscent of the design enamel work of Jean Goulden, who sometimes worked with Leon & Paul Gruel. An interesting example, using the mixtures of various materials, and techinques that were popular in the 1920's. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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