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        The Song of the Dragon

      New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth stamped in gold on the front and the spine panel. Mild toning to endpapers, light wear to cloth at upper corners. Still a beautiful near fine copy in about very good dustjacket with chipping to the edges, two short closed tears and a tear to fold of rear flap. Collects seven stories. The title story was the basis for the 1946 Alfred Hitchcock movie Notorious featuring Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman. ; Octavo .

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        CATALOGUE RAISONNE DE L'ŒUVRE PEINT ET DESSINE DE NICOLAS-BERNARD LEPICIE - 1735-1784. (Weight= 235 grams)

      ED. LIBRAIRIE ARMAND COLIN 1923. IN 8. BR [MOY]. 156 PP. 8 PPL EN NOIR. [BE], PARIS - PEINTURE ANCIENNE OLD PAINTING

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        Harmonium

      Knopf 1923 - First edition, one of 500 copies in first state binding, bound in patterned paper-covered boards, with blue, red, yellow, and white checker pattern. Title label on spine. Octavo. 140 pages. The author's first book. Book near fine with top and bottom board edges slightly rubbed. Housed in a custom-made clamshell case. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BlackÕerchief Dick

      Doubleday, Page & Company Garden City 1923 - First Edition. With an introduction by William McFee. Mystery authorÕs first book, a pirate adventure of a famed dandy pirate and smuggler. Near Fine with foxing to page fore-edge in a Very Good Plus, price-clipped dustjacket, white of spine and rear panel darkened. shallow edge wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Birds, beasts and flowers

      London: Martin Secker 1923 - Description: 207 p. ; 23 cm. Subjects: Poetry -- D. H. Lawrence. Referenced by Roberts: A27a. Fine cloth copy in a poor dust jacket with significant loss, now mylar-sleeved. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 207 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Bert Williams; Son of Laughter: A Symposium of Tribute to the Man and to His Work, by His Friends and Associates with a Preface by David Belasco

      New York: The English Crafters. (1923). First. First edition. Neat, contemporary gift inscription, fine in a very attractive, very good dustwrapper that is chipped at the crown, affecting about one-half of the title. An appreciation gathered from reviews, memoirs and correspondence of the legendary performer, much-admired both on and off the stage, who bridged the period between minstrel performers and vaudeville. Among those represented are Ring Lardner, W.C. Fields, George M. Cohan, Jessie Fauset, W.E.B. Du Bois, Nat Wills, Leon Errol, and others. An exceptionally rare volume, never found in jacket; the text was subsequently printed in 1969 by the Negro Universities Press. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        "Ekspressionizm" zbornik Statei. Cover by N. Goncharova

      Petrograd i Moskva Moscow and Petersburg: Gosudarstvennoye Izdatel'stvo. Very Good. 1923. First Edition. Paperback. Paper a little browned but in remarkably good condition. 3,150 copies printed.; Selection of essays on Expressionism. Cover design by Natalya Goncharova, one of the most celebrated artists of the Russian avant-guarde (John Milner pp171-175) Reproductions of sketches by Kokoshka, Kandinsky, Chagall, Paul Klee RUSSIAN AVANT GARDE original edition: ; 234 pages .

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        Journal.

      . Texte etabli et annote par Henry Debraye et Louis Royer. 5 vols. Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honore 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 Completes, publiees sous la direction de Paul Arbelet et Edouard Champion.<br>Copy no. 185 of 1100 on velin pur fil des Papeteries Lafuma, de Voiron..

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        Satan&#39;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&#39;s Daughter. / by John Taine. / Seattle. Written, June 17 - July 14, 1923." Inserted in the middle of the page is the author&#39;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 &#39;Satan &#39;s Daughter.&#39; Not published, the only so-called (semi-sexy) love story I have written. I rather wish I hadn&#39;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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        L'Art d'aimer. Traduction nouvelle de Pierre Lièvre. Un titre, quatre frontispices, dix-huit compositions en couleurs gravés à l'eau-forte et quelques lettrines et ornements typographiques gravés sur bois par André Lambert. (P. Ovidii Nasonis Ars amandi)

      Georges et Robert Briffaut, Paris 1923 - Paris, Le livre du bibliophile, G. et R. Briffaut, 1923. 27,5 x 21,5 cm, in-4, 201 (2) pp. - 23 eaux-fortes en couleurs hors texte dont les titres et frontispices, broché sous couverture blanche imprimée. Edition originale de la nouvelle traduction due à Pierre Lièvre (avec le texte latin en regard) et premier tirage des eaux-fortes de André Lambert. Tirage à 500 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 50 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches enrichis d'une SUITE en noir ou en bistre de toutes les eaux-fortes (une eau-forte étant décomposée en deux dans la suite, celle-ci comporte 24 planches et non 23). Notre exemplaire (n° 89) est par ailleurs enrichi, hors justification, d'une AQUARELLE ORIGINALE signée du monogramme (celle préparant l'eau-forte intitulée "La Maladie"). Cette aquarelle aurait normalement dû être jointe à l'un des 46 premiers exemplaires sur Japon. Bel exemplaires malgré quelques ombres. (CARTERET, IV, 308 : "belle publication cotée de cet artiste de talent" ; MONOD, 8790) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Niekammer's landwirtschaftliche Güter-Adreßbücher, Band VII: Brandenburg. Verzeichnis sämtlicher Rittergüter, Güter und größeren Bauernhöfe mit Angabe der Guts-Eigenschaft,...

      Leipzig, Reichenbach, 1923.. (...des Grundsteuer-Reinertrages, der Gesamtfläche ... des Viehbestandes, der Fernsprechanschlüsse, Angabe der Besitzer, Pächter und Verwalter, der Post-, Telegraphen- und Eisenbahnstationen ... einem alphabetischen Orts- und Personenregister, einem Verzeichnis der wichtigsten Behörden und Diensstellen. Mit Unterstützung vieler Behörden hrsg. von Oskar Köhler. Mit einer Karte im Maßstabe 1:1750000. / Dritte, völlig umgearbeitete und stark vermehrte Auflage. Mit einer Einleitung von Dr. Kurt Schleising ) Mit XXXII, 344 Seiten, 16 n.n. Blätter ( Anzeigenteil ) sowie 1 farbigen Karte. Ohln, 4° ( 25,5 x 18,5 cm ). Einband etwas berieben, Ecken und Kanten teils leicht bestoßen, Bindung defekt, Buchblock stark gelockert. Innen einige Seiten etwas fleckig oder stockfleckig, die ersten 30 Seiten zur unteren Ecke hin stärker eselsohrig, ansonsten recht guter Zustand. - selten - ( Gewicht 900 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        The Novels

      Oxford: The Clarendon Press,, 1923. The text based on early collation of the early editions by R. W. Chapman. With notes indexes and illustrations from contemporary sources. 7 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in burgundy morocco, titles and centre tool to spines, decoration to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. With colour frontispieces and further black and white illustrations throughout. An excellent set. First Clarendon press edition. One of a limited edition of 1,000 sets on large paper with the letters in 2 volumes.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        COLLEZIONE CAMILLO CASTIGLIONI. CATALOGO DEI BRONZI. Casa Editrice Antonio Schroll & Co.

      Vienna 1923 - Prestigiosa ril. in cartone decorato, dorso e angoli in pelle, titolo in oro al dorso con nervature, cm 47x34, pp 53 di t., 115 tavv. b/n f.t., edizione numerata di 300 esemplari, il nostro ha il n° 131. Le ultime 15 tavv presentano una vecchia gora da umidità all'angolo inferiore che, comunque, non interessa l'immagine riprodotta, due piccole gore interessano il margine esteno di molte delle altre tavv, qualche spellatura al dorso e agli angoli, peraltro buon esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EDITORIALE UMBRA SAS]
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        The Game Birds And Wild-Fowl Of Great Britain And Ireland

      Longman, Green & Co., London 1923 - 79 pages in text. 38 x 29 cm. Thirty full page color plates with tissue guards depicting fifty-eight species. Index. Interior contents clean and tight, light foxing to first few and last blank endpapers, armorial bookplate of W.R. Grace, corner and extremity wear, backstrip worn head and foot. Orig. crimson cloth. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Shadowy Third, and Other Stories

      Doubleday, Page and Co. Garden City, New York 1923 - First Edition. Elenore Plaisted Abbott frontispiece. Glasgow's extremely scarce Bleiler listed collection of ghost stories, "of the natural and unnatural which play along the edges of the great mystery which surrounds us". Author's only fantasy title. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket but for inch chip at top front panel, shallow spine end chips, some soiling to spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        The Tomb Of Tut-Ankh-Amen

      George H. Doran 1923 and 1927, New York - A very clean, bright, attractive and complete two volume set of this dramatic story - the discovery by Howard Carter of King Tut's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. The first volume was co-authored with A. C. Mace and published in 1923. The second volume was produced by Carter alone and published in 1927. Original red cloth with scarab decoration in gilt. Both jackets are complete and virtually as new. Volume one is a shade darker than Volume II but I believe this is the way they were issued and, though the typography and lay-out are identical, somewhat different paper was used for these jackets. Volume I has 104 illustrations from photographs by Harry Burton. Volume II has 153 photographs by Burton. These volumes are virtually as new not only because the condition is so fine, but also for the fact that they both remain largely un-opened with most pages uncut. This two volume set comes with a custom built slip-case with very attractive paper label based on the cover art, affixed to the spine end. An altogether lovely set of one of the great adventure and discovery stories of all time. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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        The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen: 2 Volume Set

      London: Cassell & Co Ltd 1923 - 2 superb matching 1st edition HB volumes in publisher brown cloth baords with gilt title & ill. to fronts, gilt title to spines and decorative endpapers. Vol. 1, 1923, and has name of W. Alexander on FEP, 231pp. Vol. 2, 1927, no inscriptions, 277pp. Bright tight clean copies that are illustrated with over 250 b/w ills from photographs by Harry Burton. (17 x 24cm) **Heavy pair - please contact bookseller direct for revised P&P costs**

      [Bookseller: Berwyn Books]
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        Manifesto fascista : Salve del ciel Regina, salva il Duce a noi ab ira et odio et omni mala voluntae libera nos domine.

      S.t., S.l. 1923 - Manifesto di propaganda fascista , cm. 48 x 31. Dedica manoscritta firmata Giacinto Vassetta e datata 13 luglio 1923. In cornice moderna.

      [Bookseller: Libreria M. T. Cicerone]
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        Florindo (signiert)

      Avalun, Wien Hellerau 1923 - Fünfundzwanzigster Avalundruck; 125 S., (2 Bl.); mit 25 Steinzeichnungen von Otto Hettner; numerierte (# 159) auf 350 Expl. limitierte Ausgabe, mit Kopfgoldschnitt u. reichem Rückenschmuck in Gold, von Hofmannsthal und Hettner im Druckvermerk eigenhändig signiert; Wilpert/Gühring 91, Rodenberg 335, 25; wenige Bl. leicht fleckig, Leder berieben, Kapital angebrochen [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Rainer Kocherscheidt]
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        Women & Men

      Paris: Three Mountains Press, 1923 - First edition, Copy No. 234 of 300. Tall 8vo. 61, [3] pp. Original tan printed wrappers with red border on upper wrapper. Minor soiling to wrappers, else fine, in a quarter morocco slipcase with chemise. Beautiful copy of a scarce book [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Story of Nuttybub and Nittersing (in Dust Jacket!)

      Melbourne, Australia: Osboldstone & Co (1923). 86 pgs. Illustrated boards with die-cut, color pictorial pastedown, slight wear to extremities else a clean, tight copy; illustrated dust jacket chipped at spine edges and missing 2" at top of spine and 1/2" at base of spine, but the fragile dust jacket is rarely found at all. Color frontis and 20 monotone plates featuring Gibbs&#39; famous gumnut babies. Beautiful copy, and rare in the dust jacket.. First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Very Good +/Fair. Illus. by May Gibbs. Small 4to.

      [Bookseller: E M Maurice Books, LLC, ABAA]
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        Cartoon panel commemorating the first Opening Day of Yankee Stadium (April 18, 1923)

      [New York, 1923]. 11-5/8 x 17 inches. Pen and ink on artist's board, each image captioned; inscribed (ses below), signed ("Thornton Fisher"), and dated ("April 26, 1923") by the artist. Matted and framed; fine . The cartoonist and illustrator Thornton Fisher drew several newspaper comics and panels in the 1910s, including 'Kitty Keys', 'Raising the Family', 'Betty's Brother Bobby' and 'The Marrying of Mary'. He also frequently treated baseball and sporting subjects, and this comic commemoration of the very first opening day at Yankee Stadium, is inscribed by Fisher to yet another legendary name associated with the Yankees: Harry M. Stevens, the famous concessionaire who introduced the hot dog at a baseball game at the Polo Grounds in 1907. When Yankee Stadium opened in 1923, Stevens was already a familiar figure to the players; in fact, Babe Ruth - a passionate lover of hot dogs - considered Stevens a second father. The centerpiece of the composite drawing shows the large figure of Babe Ruth, smiling and cocking his bat, with the caption beneath, "Babe opened the Yank Stadium by Poking a Home Run in the 4th, Scoring Dugan and Ward." Nowadays, of course, Yankee Stadium is known as "The House That Ruth Built." Fisher's inscription reads: "To my good friend Harry M Stevens from his sincerely and merrily / Thornton Fisher / April 26th / 1923" A priceless association, and a superb memento of the birth of a baseball legend

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Florindo.

      Wien u. Hellerau, Avalun-Verlag, (1923). - Gr.-8°. Roter goldgepr. OGanzlederbd. (etwas berieben). 125 SS., 2 Bll. mit 25 Orig.-Lithogr. von Otto Hettner. Sprache: Deutsch, Erste Ausgabe. - Nr. 120 von 100 Exemplaren (Gesamtaufl. 350). - 25. Avalun-Druck. - Eine der wenigen buchkünstlerischen Arbeiten des Präsidenten der Dresdner Akademie der bildenden Künste, der stilistisch zwischen Impressionismus und Expressionismus stand. Prachtvoller Pressendruck auf Bütten in einem aufwendigen Handeinband mit reicher Goldprägung und Kopfgoldschnitt. - Arnold, Malerbuch 1365. Houghton Lib. 287. Isphording II, 2. Lang, Impressionismus 92. Rodenberg 335.25. Sennewald 23.1. Wilpert-G. 91. Nicht bei Jentsch und Rifkind. - Eine Lage (davon 5 Seiten stärker) braunfleckig, insgesamt jedoch schönes Exemplar in der besseren Ausgabe in Ganzleder. - Im Druckvermerk von Hofmannsthal und Otto Hettner signiert. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Frank Albrecht (VDA/ILAB)]
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        Atlantis. Dansk Maanedsskrift. 3 bd. (36 hefter. Det udkomne).

      1923 1923 - Lemvig 1923-25. Rigt illustr. med tegninger og fotos. Pænt og rent eksemplar indbundet ubeskåret med samtlige omslag i 3 smukke private halvlæderbind. Ryggene lidt falmede. * Med bidrag af bl.a. Sophus Claussen, Paul la Cour, Otto Gelsted, Thøger Larsen og William Heinesen.Vedlagt Thøger Larsens 4-sidet folder trykt i anledning af udgivelsen.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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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]

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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 R&#159;cken erneuert, Umschlag randbr&#159;chig, tls. unterlegt, Tuschfleck auf Vorderumschlag, alter Besitzvermerk auf Tit.: Zustand Obrosch.

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        Satan&#39;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&#39;s Daughter. / by John Taine. / Seattle. Written, June 17 - July 14, 1923." Inserted in the middle of the page is the author&#39;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 &#39;Satan &#39;s Daughter.&#39; Not published, the only so-called (semi-sexy) love story I have written. I rather wish I hadn&#39;t." The manuscript is for a lost race novel set on a China Sea island. Manuscript and note near fine..

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        UNCANNY STORIES

      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&#39;s stories are among the most outstanding examples of the ghost story as moral fable." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3- 178. Sinclair&#39;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&#39;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&#39;s Book of The American Spirit

      1923. first edition. With Twenty-Two Color Plates by Howard PylePYLE, Howard. Howard Pyle&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;s work." (Dust jacket front flap).BAL, Volume 7, page 191.

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        ORIGINAL HAND-SIGNED ENGRAVING IN COLOURS IN ART DECO &#147;BOUDOIR&#148; STYLE OF A SENSUAL WOMAN WITH A LARGE FEATHERED FAN

      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.

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        Journal.

      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]

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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]

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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).

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        GREAT CHALICE OF ANTIOCH

      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]

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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 .

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        AVANT ET APRES.

      - 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.

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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.

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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.

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        Izbran'. Stikhi, 1912-1922.

      1923 1923 - Moscow and St. Petersburg 1923. 132 pp. Orig. printed paper covers, corner of rear cover expertly repaired. * With cover design by A. Rodchenko. Aseev, futurist poet and member of LEF.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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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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