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        The Vegetable

      Scribner, Scribner's 1923 - First Edition, First Printing. An attractive dustjacket is rich in color with no chips, or tears. This original dustjacket has the $1.50 price present and some professional restoration along the folds and edges. The book is in excellent shape with light wear to the edges and corners. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy of this true first edition in collector's condition. [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

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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..

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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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        Old Dutch Pottery and Tiles

      Benn Brothers, Limited, London 1923 - No. 6 of 12 signed limited deluxe edition. 155 pp + 69 plates, 9 of which are in color. Standard and pioneering work on subject, here produced with large paper (12 by 9.5 inches), heavy stock paper and full vellum binding. Plates feature some color photographs. Other than typical, but slight, bowing of vellum, and the lightest of soilage, If even that, on rear board, this is a fine copy in its finest incarnation. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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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]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc. ]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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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

      [Bookseller: Abraxas-libris]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Ad hoc Art]
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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]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Clark & Clark Booksellers]
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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*]

      [Bookseller: Robert Wright Books-ABAC/ILAB]
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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 -

      [Bookseller: Buteo Books]
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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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        Islamic Bookbindings.

      Kegan Paul Trench Trubner & Co. Ltd, London 1923 - One of 550 copies. 167 pages with 36 tipped-in colour plates with tissue guards, of which 3 are folding. The plates themselves are facsimile reproductions of interior and exterior book covers, with the edges cut to replicate the original. The colour quality is outstanding. The items reproduced date from the 14th through the 19th centuries and are from Egypt, Persia and Turkey. On the facing page is the title and description in gilt-stamped borders. Golden orange cloth with gilt-lettered maroon morrocco spine label. Light exterior wear to cover, hinges strengthened with cloth, contents in excellent, clean condition. Folio. 14 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street" [in The Dial -- Volume LXXV, Number 1, July 1923]

      Greenwich, Connecticut: The Dial Publishing Company. 1923. First. Magazine. Small quarto. 104pp. Perfectbound wrappers. Typical wear to the yapped edges with a small chip at the heel of the spine, ex-library stamps on the front wrap, and dampstaining along the foredge, very good. This issue includes "Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street" by Virginia Woolf, the first in a series of short stories featuring her most well-known literary creation. The character had previously appeared in Woolf's first book, The Voyage Out, but was revisited some years later by the author in the stories and novel. "Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street" was intended to be the first chapter of the 1925 novel, Mrs. Dalloway, originally planned as a series of distinctly separate stories. Woolf chose instead to publish the story on its own and retain elements for the novel, which was ultimately a more unified narrative than her initial plan allowed. .

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        Three Stories & Ten Poems

      Contact Publishing Co, Paris 1923 - 12mo. (18cm); issued in grayish-blue paper covers printed in black; 64pp. Custom quarter Morocco slipcase and chemise. Evidence of cleaning to wrappers, resulting in some uneven discoloration within and around the typographic elements, but still a tidy, well-preserved copy of Hemingway's scarce first book, published in an edition of only 300 copies. HANNEMAN A1.a. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Harmonium

      Knopf 1923 - First Edition, First Printing bound in patterned paper-covered boards, with blue, red, yellow, and white checker pattern. The second issue has striped multi color boards and the third issue is bound in blue cloth. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION with the First Issue binding. An exceptional copy with sharp corners, and slight wear to the spine. The binding is tight, and the pages are clean. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A sharp copy seldom seen in this nice condition. We buy Wallace Stevens First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stammbuch.

      Leipzig, Insel, o. J. (ca 1923) - Quer-Kl.8°, 83 Bl. (69 Zeichnungen und Aquarelle), 31 S. (Kommentar)., Grünes OLdr.band mit reicher Vergoldung auf Rücken, beiden Deckeln, 3 seitigem Goldschnitt., Tadellos in Schutzumschlag und Schuber. Nr. 235 von 320 Exemplaren. Sarkowski 1938. In vielfarbigem Lichtdruck unter der Leitung von Fritz Goetz gedruckt. Titel: «66 Zeichnungen als Erinnerungen und andenken von die Freunden. A. Zingg.» Der Schweizer Kupferstecher Adrian Zingg ( 1734 - 1816) wurde 1765 an die Dresdner Akademie in die Klasse der Kupferstecherkunst berufen. Die Stammbuchbeiträge sind u.a. von Daniel Chodowiecki, Jean Michel Moreau le jeune, Jean Houel, Christian Gottlieb Geißler, Johann Georg Wille, Johann Heinrich Ramberg, Giovanni Battista Casanova, Johann Heinrich Lips, Johann Elias Ridinger, Johann Christian Klengel, Franz Edmund Weirotter. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ko-Ji Hô-Ten. Dictionnaire à l'usage des amateurs et collectionneurs d'objets d'art japonais.

      L'auteur, Paris, 1923. - 300 X 405 mm. 2 tomes reliés demi-chagrin à bandes., dos à nerfs, tête dorée, couvertures. et dos conservés. 511 et 511 pp. + la liste des corrections secondaires et 137 pp. d'appendice Edition originale tirée à 585 ex. num. et paraphés par l'auteur. Illustré de 1100 figures dans le texte, de 70 planches en noire et blanc et de 5 planches en couleurs. Très bel exemplaire malgré quelques minimes traces d'usage à la reliure et une petite tache sur la page de faux-titre du second volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gli Adornatori del Libro in Italia (Volumes 1 to 3)

      Impreso coil Tipi della Scuola D'Arte Tipografica del Comune del Bologna 1923-1926, Bologna - Survey of then modern book and bookplate illustration in Italy. This is a continuous, but not complete, run of 9 volume series that ran into the early 1930s, but each issue does standalone and generally speaking can only be found individually. Offered here as a set of three. Folio sized, 14 by 10 inches, or 36 by 26 cm. Vol I has 112 plates, with 328 designs, and was one of a limited edition of 850 copies. Vol II, issued two years later, has 220 plates with 420 designs and was a limited edition of 500. Volume III, issued in 1925 to 1926, with 240 plates (plates 114 to 117 not present but no evidence they ever were present). Limited edition of 850. Plates are not only lovely in and of themselves and a carefully curated cross-section of Italian book art of the day, but also a fine overview of Italian aesthetics then, reacting to the over-ripeness of the nineteenth century with a more pared down, even brutal style at times, that is modernism, whether art deco or even more abstract. Not that there weren't still manifest the more literal historicisms -- one should not think there was a monolithic approach to all this. Bookplate of Augustus Carolus Becker who is probably the same person who ran a private press in Brooklyn. Red cloth binding in original wrappers. Cloth has some stains, soilage and shelfwear but remain presentable. All text blocks are tight and leaves are generally clean. Other than possible missing 4 plates in vol 3, interior-wise a fine set. Questi libri bellissimi documentano non soltanto l'arte stretta del libro ma anche gli stili del periodo, specialemente "L'Arte Deco" e uno estetismo semplificato, qualche volta perfino brutale, e sfortunatemente, le idee estetiche che adesso sono diventate collegate con il movimento di fascismo. Ma allora gli artisti dovevano vedere le loro figure e le loro immagini come una rottura del passato e percio in qualche modo liberande. Ci sono molti punti salienti qui, ma certamente la collezione del lavoro di De Carolis, un artista collaboratore di D'Annunzio, rappresenta uno. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Frontier Trail Or From Cowboy To Colonel An Authentic Narrative of Forty-three Years in the Old West as Cattle-man, Indian Fighter and Army Officer By Colonel Homer W. Wheeler (Retired) U.S.Army (Late Fifth Cavalry)

      Times-Mirror Press, L.A. 1923 - 334pgs, illustrations, slight edge wear to book and jacket, INSCRIBED by the author. Rare in jacket! Wheeler served also as a post trader and Indian agent, and was in command of Fort Reno in Oklahoma Territory. Excellent on Indians and Indian government scouts. A chapter on Wild Bill Hickok and one entitled "western Badmen". Howes W322 Rader 3628 Six-Guns 2376 scarce [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Aus Scharans. Aquarell. 1916. Unten rechts signiert und datiert: „Karl M.Kromer / Davos 1916", links bezeichnet: „Aus Scharans".

      - 23 : 17 cm (Lichtmass). Beigabe: Karl M. Kromer. Bündner Bauernhaus. Radierung. 1923. Im Unterrand in Bleistift signiert, datiert, betitelt u. bezeichnet. 12,8 : 8 cm auf Bütten 18,8 : 13,8 cm. Mit unterlegtem Randeinriss oben. – Stellt das Bündner Bauernhaus des Aquarells seitenverkehrt dar. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Les fleurs du mal

      Cercle Grolier, Paris 1923 - 344 pp. + 182 pp., 2 volumes in-4 (26 x 34,5 cm), plein maroquin lie-de-vin, plaque de métal incrustée dans le premier plat du premier volume, dos 5 nerfs, encadrement intérieur du même maroquin orné de 6 filets dorés, doublures et gardes de reps rouge, doubles gardes de papier marbré, tranches dorées sur témoins, couverture et dos conservés, étuis bordés (Reliure de l'époque). Edition ornée de 42 eaux-fortes originales hors texte en couleurs de LOBEL-RICHE. Exemplaire n° IV / 244, un des 10 exemplaires de collaborateurs sur vélin, contenant 5 états des eaux-fortes dont l'eau-forte pure sur Japon, vélin ou Chine, les états en noir sur Japon avec et sans remarque, l'état en noir avec remarque sur vélin et l'état définitif en couleurs avec remarque. Certaines des planches sont parfois tirées sur des papiers différents avec des variantes. L'exemplaire contient en outre 7 grandes illustrations originales signées dont 2 aquarelles, 3 encres avec rehauts de fusain ou sanguine et 2 dessins dont un avec rehauts de pastel. Il contient également 2 tirages ne faisant pas partie de l'illustration. Très bel exemplaire dans une reliure curieusement non signée portant sur l'un des plats un bas-relief de métal, signé Alexandre (Louis Marie) CHARPENTIER, représentant un gisant. Alexandre Louis Marie CHARPENTIER, sculpteur né à Paris (1856-1909), se distingua dans l'art du médaillé. Etuis solides mais un peu frottés avec quelques manques de papier. Probablement l'exemplaire de LOBEL-RICHE, qui contient son ex-libris en page de garde de chacun des volumes et 5 lignes d'annotations sur BAUDELAIRE avec les initiales LR et daté nov. 1925 pour le premier volume et 2 lignes avec signature pour le second volume. Superbe ensemble. Grand in-4° [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Physiologie du goût

      Paris, L. Carteret 1923 - 2 vol. grand in-8°, maroquin vert anglais, triple filet et encadrements de fers rocaille dorés sur les plats, dos à nerfs orné de caissons, roulette intérieure composée de filets et de fleurons d'angle, doublure et garde de moire rouge, tranches dorées sur témoins, couv. cons., étui (reliure signée E. MAYLANDER), 259 + 259 pp.). Superbe exemplaire Tirage limité à 375 exemplaires (EX. DE TÊTE SUR JAPON, nominatif - imprimé pour le graveur, Léon Boisson - et comportant les GRAVURES EN DEUX ETATS). Seuls 25 exemplaires présentent un double état des illustrations Ouvrage illustré d'un portrait et de 64 compositions dans le texte d'HENRI PILLE et de MAURICE LELOIR, gravées à l'eau-forte par LEON BOISSON "Belle publication cotée", Carteret I, 148 et IV, 82 Ex-libris gravé de LUCIEN TISSOT-DUPONT, fils de l'illustre créateur du briquet; "ex-cremis" ex-libris de J.-C. L.)

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        Pride and Prejudice.

      Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1923 - Fine Cosway style binding in full red morocco. Spine with five gilt raised bands and compartments elaborately decorations and ruled. Front board with hand painted minature of Jane Austen (2.3 inches high) under glass. housed in custom fit clamshell box. First editions thus. Fine and beautiful binding by The Chelsea Bindery of London. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L`ANIMA E L`ARTE DI PIETRO GAUDENZI

      L`Eroica, Milano (1923). Edizione di 500 copie numerate; Esemplare Nº 437. - 1a Edición////Con 46 láminas en color sobrepuestas y 18 xilografías./Dedicatoria autógrafa de Pietro Gaudenzi./Muy buen estado./Plena tela editorial con lazos y estampada en oro./42x35. 50 + XLVI láminas./Cuidadísima edición, papel de gran calidad. Ejemplar sin desbarbar./Arte., Libros Firmados [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fotografía (retrato) original de Amadeo Vives, con dedicatoria autógrafa de cuatro líneas al escritor Joaquín Dicenta.

      . - La fotografía, con la dedicatoria al pie de la misma, mide 14 x 22 cm. y está enmarcada con marco dorado y cristal, cuya medida total es de 22 x 38 cm. (Amadeo Vives, autor de "Doña Francisquita", estrenada en el Teatro Apolo la noche del 17 de octubre de 1923, fue catedrático de Música de Madrid, vicepresidente de la Junta Nacional de la Música y los Teatros Líricos, consejero de Instrucción Pública y presidente de la Sociedad de Autores Españoles.- Joaquín Dicenta, autor del drama social "Juan José" que fue estrenado en el Teatro de la Comedia de Madrid en 1895, murió en 1917.)

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