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        Autograph Letter Signed ("Joseph Conrad"), to "My dear Veronica" [Wedgwood]

      1923. [a long amusing letter to a child] Two full pages (both sides of a sheet of "Oswalds, Bishopsbourne, Kent" stationery, including additional writing in one margin). Dated "31. Mch. [19]23." Joseph Conrad did not write very many letters to children. He also did not write many letters that could be termed "amusing" or "jocular" -- especially toward the end of his life. Yet here it is: a lengthy, amusing letter to a child, written just 16 months before he died. The text of the letter reads:~What a traveller you are -- and, incidentally what a nice person, to write to me such an interesting letter! Yes, Ajaccio is all right and Corsica is lovely and I have admired it -- for three months on end; which is a sufficient tribute, I think. I, too, have been oppressed, buried under, smothered and choked by the mimosas thrown into the carriage by a driver -- by many drivers. They WILL do it. They are all mad -- you know. One of them, once, left his horses and trap (where my wife and I were sitting) within about three inches from the edge of a dreadful precipice in order to climb a mimosa tree. He sat there for (I think) one hour, like a sort of devastating bird, showering broken branches on the ground below. My prayers nor my threats could induce him to come back to his horses. I offered him at last all the money I had in my pocket, my watch and chain, any sum that I (a stranger) could borrow in Corsica (which is a poor country). He remained deaf. He did not think the offer good enough I suppose. The mimosa shook and cracked non-pathetically. The horses dozed. The precipice yawned (they always do), and I admired the Corsican scenery but wished myself back in England -- on Romney Marsh for preference. Yes, Corsica is a lovely island, but dangerous -- because of its drivers who are a public terror; and thus worse than the vendettas which are private affairs. Did Cook's people show you a vendetta? I haven't seen one but I saw a bandit. He was quite tame. He took a cigarette from my hand most delicately.~Directly I heard you were taking your mother to Constantinople I began to think what I should do if the Turks captured you as they always have done in the 18th century tales. I would have had to go (of course with your father's permission) to rescue you from the hands of the Infidels. So I formed a plan. An excellent plan -- but I cannot tell you of it now. It is not because I am lazy but because I am going to America in three weeks time and the plan would take several months to describe properly. Give my love to your Mother and your Father; and please, my dear, keep a little corner in your heart for your old and frivolous friend. Joseph Conrad.~Cicely Veronica Wedgwood (1910-1997) was the then-12-year-old daughter of Conrad's dear friends Iris and Ralph Wedgwood, to whom Conrad had dedicated WITHIN THE TIDES (also, Ralph would soon serve as co-executor of Conrad's estate). Clearly, during the Wedgwood family's "Cook's Tour" of Corsica, young Veronica had written Conrad a letter, knowing from her parents that Conrad and his wife had also spent some time there. (Veronica would subsequently go on to become one of the great historians of her generation; four decades later she would both be made a Dame and be awarded the Order of Merit.)~The letter is in fine condition, other than the creases from initial mailing.

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        A Tract on Monetary Reform

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1923. Octavo. Original dark blue cloth, titles and double ruling to spine gilt, double ruling continuing along boards in blind. Extremities slightly darkened and rubbed, endpapers tanned. Otherwise an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Keynes's Tract on Monetary Reform was written against the monetary disorders which World War I had left in its wake and contained his controversial attack on the Gold standard.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Die Geschichte des Diethelm von Buchenberg. Mit Originalradierungen von Max Unold.

      Propyläen Verlag, Berlin 1923.. 21,5 x 16,5 cm. Hellbrauner Originalhalblederband auf 5 Bünden mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf einem grünen Schild. Kopfgoldschnitt. 277 (1) Seiten mit 27 Originalradierungen ( 9 davon ganzseitig ) des Künstlers Max Unold. Wenige Seiten minimal braunrandig, wirklich gutes Exemplar.. Auf 200 Exemplare limitierte und nummerierte Ausgabe. Das vorliegende Exemplar trägt die Nummer 145. Die ganzseitigen Radierungen wurden vom Künstler handschriftlich signiert. #Vitri8

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        Die Gedichte eines Gefühllosen.

      (München), Verlag zum toten Kind. 1923.. 25,5x19,5 cm. 2 Bl., 48 S., 4 Bl. Mit 18 farb. Lithographien von Thomas Theodor Heine. Pp. der Zeit mit eingerbundener OBr.. Eines von 400 numerierten und von Heine und Maassen (Schnellpfeffer) sign. Exemplaren, als Privatdruck für Subskribenten erschienen. - (Kanten berieben. Deckel leicht verworfen).

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Gesammelte Romane und Erzählungen

      Georg Müller, München 1923 - OHldr. auf 5 unechten Bünden m. kleinen Lederecken, Rückengoldprägung u. RSchild. Grünschnitt. 25 Jahre Georg Müller, S. 140. Exlibris. Sehr schöne sammelwürdige Ausgabe. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mahrenholz]
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        VYSOKE TATRY [Hand-Illuminated Travel Album of Souvenir Post Cards and Original Photographs of the Tatry Mountain Region of Czechoslovakia, Poland, and Hungary]

      np [Czechoslovakia?], (ca. 1923). Hardcover. Fine. Oblong folio; 12" x 16.5" approx. String-tied quarter-leather commercial album with 40 full-color, hand-illuminated (most likely gouache) pages on 20 thick paper leaves, each interleaved with spider-web design tissue. Featuring 123 mounted original postcards and photographs (most approx. 3.5" x 5.5"), each numbered and keyed to a calligraphic index of captions on verso of collaged and painted title page. Touches of wear to pages and tissue, a few bumps to boards. Else generally fine; housed in custom archival linen clamshell box. Though ostensibly a travel album documenting an extensive tour through the Vysoke Tatry mountain range, much more a singularly striking work of folk art featuring extensive hand-painted illuminated backgrounds and borders. The artist, here unnamed but presumably identified by the monogrammed and dated painting that ends this album, has filled each page and framed each image with elaborately marbled and intricately detailed elements. These expert illuminations, which seem influenced to some extent by Art Nouveau, exhibit a brilliant palette and a decidedly modern sense of de- sign. A whirlwind of effects - from geological patterns that evoke the mountainous terrain of the journey, to pointillist enameling reminiscent of matryoshkas, and abstract geometrics that call to mind the burgeoning avant garde - all carefully arranged to accentuate colors, subjects, and other details in the mounted photos and postcards. Quite simply one of the most impressive and beautiful vernacular books we've handled. Virtuosic.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Jahrbuch der jungen Kunst. 1923.

      Leipzig: Klinkhardt & Biermann, 1923.. 1 Bl., 444 S., zahlr. s/w-Abb. auf Kunstdruckpapier. 4°; Orig. ill. Halbln. m. schwarz gepr. RT, Leinenecken. Fdh.. Vierter Jahrgang des bahnbrechenden Jahrbuchs (Normalausgabe). - Enthält 7 Originalgraphiken: 1) "Mädchenkopf" von Orthon Coubine; 2) "Doppelakt" von Alexander Archipenko; 3) "Liegendes Mädchen" von Wilhelm Wagner; 4) "Arkadische Landschaft" von Carlo Mense; 5) "Zwei Frauen mit Kind" von Georg Schrimpf (Orig.-Lithographien); 6) "Knabe im Mondschein" von Karl Friedrich Gotsch; 7) "Liebespaar" von Conrad Felixmüller (Original-Holzschnitte, Handabzüge). Außerdem Beiträge von renommierten Autoren mit jew. zahlr. Abb. über u.a. Runge und die Gegenwart; Carl Philipp Fohr; C.A. Jensen (dän. Porträtmaler); Ingres; J.J. Dambacher, ein vergessener badischer Künstler; Modersohn-Becker; Karl Haider; Corinth; Rohlfs; Georg Kars; E. de Fiori; Nolde, F. Ahlers-Hestermann; Utrillo; Derain; Wilhelm Schmid; Rudolf Levy; Chagall; Dix; G. Schrimpf; A. Focacci; G. Wolff; Fritz Grewenig; Max Rapaport; Bruno Krauskopf; Alois Erbach; L. Meidner; O. Coubine; Willi Habl; Lasar Segall; W. Schulz-Matan; Helene Czapski; Hermann Huber; W. Wagner; J. von Tscharner; Felixmüller (von Carl Sternheim); L. Lozowick; modernes Bühnenbild; Karl Thylmann; Archipenko; Beckmann; Fritz Hegenbart; Robert Michel. - Einband stärker berieben, randgebräunt u. angestaubt. Vorne ein dicker (Fett?)Fleck, hinten einige kleine. Ecken u. Kanten etw. bestoßen, Papierüberzug stellenw. gering abgeschabt. Rückenenden etw. bestoßen u. eingerissen. Schönes Exlibris auf dem fl. Vorsatz, dieser etw. quetschfaltig. Papier etw. gebräunt, sonst innen gut erhalten, auch die Graphiken. Schöner, kräftiger Druck auf gutem Papier. A/P2 - Please ask for details in English / Demandez des details en francais s.v.p. - BITTE BEACHTEN: WEGEN URLAUB IST EINE BEARBEITUNG ERST AB DEM 06.10.14 WIEDER MÖGLICH!

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        VYSOKE TATRY [Hand-Illuminated Travel Album of Souvenir Post Cards and Original Photographs of the Tatry Mountain Region of Czechoslovakia, Poland, and Hungary]

      np [Czechoslovakia?], (ca. 1923). Hardcover. Fine. Oblong folio; 12" x 16.5" approx. String-tied quarter-leather commercial album with 40 full-color, hand-illuminated (most likely gouache) pages on 20 thick paper leaves, each interleaved with spider-web design tissue. Featuring 123 mounted original postcards and photographs (most approx. 3.5" x 5.5"), each numbered and keyed to a calligraphic index of captions on verso of collaged and painted title page. Touches of wear to pages and tissue, a few bumps to boards. Else generally fine; housed in custom archival linen clamshell box. Though ostensibly a travel album documenting an extensive tour through the Vysoke Tatry mountain range, much more a singularly striking work of folk art featuring extensive hand-painted illuminated backgrounds and borders. The artist, here unnamed but presumably identified by the monogrammed and dated painting that ends this album, has filled each page and framed each image with elaborately marbled and intricately detailed elements. These expert illuminations, which seem influenced to some extent by Art Nouveau, exhibit a brilliant palette and a decidedly modern sense of de- sign. A whirlwind of effects - from geological patterns that evoke the mountainous terrain of the journey, to pointillist enameling reminiscent of matryoshkas, and abstract geometrics that call to mind the burgeoning avant garde - all carefully arranged to accentuate colors, subjects, and other details in the mounted photos and postcards. Quite simply one of the most impressive and beautiful vernacular books we've handled. Virtuosic.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Worte in Versen VII.

      Wien, Lpz. Vlg. "Die Fackel" 1923. Einbd.l.berieb., sonst g.e. Opbd.m.Oumschl. Format: Gr.-8° signiert Mit eh. Unterschrift d. Verf.. Vorsätze leicht eingefärbt, einige Bleistiftanstreichungen; 72 pp. Erstausgabe WIGÜ 720/13

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat SCHADEN Einzelunternehmen]
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        Crystallizing Public Opinion

      New York: Boni and Liveright. Hardcover. 218 pages. Second printing of the 1923 first edition. "The first book to be devoted exclusively to an occupation which is gradually becoming of overwhelming national importance." - N.Y. Times Book Review. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A quality vintage copy of this highly significant work. A wonderful addition to the bookshelf of any prominent public relations professional. . Good. 1926. Second Printing.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        Etchings and Drypoints by Frank W. Benson. An illustrated and descriptive catalogue - Volume Three

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1923 - A well-produced survey of the great etcher's work, dealing primarily with wildfowl. (BENSON, FRANK W.) No. 60 of 525 copies. 4to. With descriptions and reproductions of 75 plates by Benson, plus an original etched frontispiece, signed by the artist in pencil. Original gray paper covered boards, beige linen spine with printed label. A few spots on last two leaves of text, else fine [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Grimms Marchenschatz

      1923. first edition. The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren[TENGGREN, Gustaf, illustrator]. GRIMM, Jacob and Wilhelm. Grimms Märchenschatz. Ausgewählte Kinder- und Hausmärchen bon Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm. Berlin: Hermann Klemm, [1923]. First edition. Quarto (9 13/16 x 7 1/2 inches; 249 x 191 mm.). [iv], 179, [1, blank] pp. Thirty-two fine tipped-in color plates. Publishers quarter black calf over batik boards, front cover and spine pictorially stamped in gilt. Four plates with very slight corner creases, inner hinges a little shaken, corners of binding a little rubbed. Overall an excellent copy of this scarce Tenggren title.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.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Jahrbuch der jungen Kunst 1923. Herausgegeben von Georg Biermann.

      Leipzig Verlag Klinkhardt & Biermann.. 4°. 4 Bl., 444 S., 3 Bl. Mit 5 (4 signierten) Originallithographien, 2 signiertenOriginalholzschnitten und vielen teils ganzseitigen s/w. Abbildungen. Originalhalbleder mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel.. Nr. 67/100 numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe in Halbleder mit signierten Originalgraphiken, bei unserem Exemplar entgegen dem Druckvermerk nur 6 signiert. - Die 5 Originallithographien von Othon Coubine 'Mädchenkopf' (nicht signiert), Wilhelm Wagner 'Liegendes Mädchen', Georg Schrimpf 'Zwei Frauen mit Kind', Carlo Mense 'Arkadische Landschaft' und Alexander Archipenko 'Doppelakt'. Die 2 Originalholzschnitte von Felixmüller 'Liebespaar' und Karl Friedrich Gotsch 'Knabe im Mondschein' - Rücken berieben und an den Kanten leicht eingerissen. Exlibris auf Innendeckel. Hinteres fliegendes Vorsatzpapier und letzte 3 Blatt etwas knittrig. - Sauberes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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        Harmonium: A Book of Poems

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1923-01-01. Hardcover. Good. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. 140 pp. First edition, first printing in second state binding. (Striped multi-colored decorative paper boards with navy cloth binding, paper label on spine. Followed a checker-pattern binding.) Good+ or better condition. Clean pages. No jacket. Spine label darkened and worn at edges but legible. Exposed tips. Wear along edges. Former owner's name on front end paper, dated 1945. Wear spot on back paste down corner where a bookseller's stamp was removed, and a single stray pen mark above that. A nice copy, One of only 215.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Remembrance of Things Past. Translated by C.K. Scott Moncrieff (and Time regained translated by Stephen Hudson). 11 volumes.

      London, Chatto & Windus or Alfred A Knopf, 1923-, 1931.. 8°. Together more than 4000 pages Original blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. Complete set of the first English edition of "A la recherche du temps perdu", volumes 1-4 here in the second printing, the 7 others in the first printing of the first edition: Swann's Way (2 volumes, both second impression 1923) - Within a Budding Grove (2 volumes, both second impression 1924) - The Guermantes Way (2 volumes, both first edition 1925) - Cities of the Plain (2 volumes, frist edition 1929, one of 2230 numbered copies, here 2179) - The Captive (1 volume, first edition 1929) - The Sweet Cheat Gone (1 volumes, first edition 1930) - Time Regained (one volume, first edition 1931, one of 1300 numbered copies, here 1088). - Well preserved, minor traces of use, several volumes with a private index in pencil on last blank endpaper, otherwise a clean and nice set, uniformly bound. - 11 volumes, no shipping to Switzerland!.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        La coscienza di Zeno

      Cappelli Editore, 1923. 1923 prima edizione, 16mo 519pp - Brossura - Stato libro: MOLTO BUONO lievissime bruniture, pieghe d'uso al dorso, nome proprietario alla prima bianca, due minimi strappi (meno di 1 cm) fra piatto anteriore e dorso catalogo Narrativa italiana - Italian Fiction

      [Bookseller: Libreria Marco Polo]
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        Commentaire français littéral de la SOMME THÉOLOGIQUE

      Privat / téqui 1923 - De Saint Thomas D'Aquin 21 tomes de plus de 500 pages chacun . 7 tomes avec des reliure anciennes de belle qualité et 14 tomes avec des reliures rigides sans inscription .Livre 516-b boîte B-56 et b-57 . Toute la Somme y est . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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        W. S. Meierchol'd.

      Twer [= Kalinin], Verlag Oktober, 1923.. Sbornik. [W. S. Meyerhold. Sammelband. Text russisch]. 4°. OKart. mit Vorderdeckelfoto (etwas fleckig, Rücken und Deckel am Rand mit Fehlstellen). 48 SS. mit zahlr. Fotos im Text und auf Tafeln.. Erste Ausgabe. - In nur 1500 Exemplaren erschienene Anthologie über den Erneuerer des sowjetischen Theaters. Mit Texten von Tretjakow, Kamenskij, Beskin, Arwatow, Tschuschak u.a. - Der Band enthält mehrere berühmte Porträtfotos Meyerholds sowie oft ganzseitige Szenenbilder aus den berühmten Aufführungen von "Der großmütige Hahnrei" und "Der Tod Tarelkins". - Slg.Getty 563 (falsche Paginierung). - Insgesamt gebräunt und etwas brüchig, Titel mit Randläsuren, die beiden ersten Blätter gering wasserfleckig. - Extrem selten.

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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        Chinese 1923

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

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        As President of the Boston Braves, Hall of Famer Christy Mathewson proposes different insurance policies taken out by his team on 25 player contracts to financially protect the Braves in case of injury ? one for his 15 best players including HOFers Casey Stengel, Rube Marquard, and Dave Bancroft, the other for the 10 who ?do not play regularly.?

      Typed Document Signed ?C Mathewson,? 1p, 7.75? x 7.25?. New York, 1923-1925. On watermarked Brookdale linen. Fine condition. PSA/DNA LOAHeaded ?Proposition No. 1? In full, ?15 Men 7 Months} $1094.10 Accident & Health On and off field $5000/10000. $25/50 weekly Accident 25 weekly Health.?10 Men 7 Months} $291.90 Life & Limb $5000/10000. No weekly indemnity No Health.??1386.00 for team ?" 25 players.??Item 1. 15 Men is on the basis of the first team line-up of 9 men plus 4 extra pitchers, 1 extra catcher and 1 extra utility fielder.?Item 2. Is for 10 men on balance of 25 limit, who are not playing regularly.?We suggest this form at lower rate for them, as in the event of accident you would not have as severe a los as they do not play regularly.?This is merely a suggestion. Any variations possible.?SUBMITTED BY Christy Mathewson / 30 Church St., N.Y.C.?On Fe

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Ernesto Garcia Cabral: A Mexican Cartoonist

      Mexico City:: Private Circulation,. Very Good. 1923. Paperback. B000875JEC . 58 black and white illustrations. Limited edition: this copy is number 63 of 150 copies. Presented by the author to Mr. and Mrs. James Forgie. Light shelf wear and aging, else very good or better in printed wraps. .

      [Bookseller: Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        LAURA KNIGHT A Book of Drawings.

      LONDON John Lane The Bodley Head 1923 - Foreword and descriptive notes by Charle Marriott. Frontispiece self portrait and twenty tissue guarded plates by Laura Knight four of which are in full colour. A "Complimentary Copy " [for a friend of the artist] of a Ltd edition of 500. Original cloth backed drab grey boards 10½" X12¾" with printed paper label to spine, in the scarce dustwrapper which has been heavily repaired. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John L. Capes (Books) Established 1969]
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        The Works of John Galsworthy, 21 volumes, Manaton Edition, signed by the author in deluxe bindings: The Forsyte Saga (3 vols.) - Plays (4 vols.) - Freelands - Country House - Quality - Patrician - Burning Spear - Five Tales - Dark Flower - The Inn of Tranquility / Poems - Commentary - Villa Rubein - Saint's Progress - Fraternity - The Island Pharisees - Beyond

      London: Heinemann. 1923. Limited ed. Hardcover. Near Fine. 21 volumes, 1923, the Manaton Edition. Number 97 of 500 sets. Signed by Galsworthy in Volume 1 of the Forsyte Saga. In contemporary full leather bindings by The Harcourt Bindery in Boston. Hardcover 8vos., bound in full deep purple morocco with gilt borders and accents, 5 raised bands on the spine, teg, leather and gilt dentelles and silk endpapers. Near Fine. Fresh, bright leather. Tight bindings. Excellent, clean contents. Absolutely minor rubbing to the boards and general shelfwear. Titles include: The Forsyte Saga (3 vols.) - Plays (4 vols.) - Freelands - Country House - Quality - Patrician - Burning Spear - Five Tales - Dark Flower - The Inn of Tranquility / Poems - Commentary - Villa Rubein - Saint's Progress - Fraternity - The Island Pharisees - Beyond. Please inquire for International or Expedited postage rates. Digital images available upon request.

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        Howard Pyle's Book of The American Spirit

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

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        WANDERER OF THE WASTELAND

      New York: Harper & Brothers, [1923]., 1923. First edition ("L-W"). 8vo. From Zane Grey's estate library, with his blindstamp present. Illustrations by W. Herbert Dunton. Near fine bright copy in price-clipped dust jacket lightly soiled on the rear panel. A tale of murder and revenge in the Badlands of Arizona. Warren's father is murdered, and Warren is determined to find his killer. After searching for ten years, Warren find the man he's been looking for .... the owner of the Crescent J Ranch. But, the owner has a beautiful daughter, and Warren's plans change.

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        Tappan's Burro (First Edition)

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1923. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a striking, Very Good plus example of the rare dust jacket. Jacket is lightly nicked at the corners and spine ends, with some separation at the middle of the rear flap fold. A superb copy overall.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The World Crisis

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited,, April 1923–31. 5 volumes in 6, octavo. Original dark blue cloth, titles gilt to spine and blind to front boards, blind ruled bands along top and bottom edge of spine and boards. Illustrated throughout with maps and charts (many folding), occasional photographic plates and some manuscript facsimile plates. Errata slip laid down to dedication leaf verso of volume 1, and also one tipped in at the half-title of volume 3 part II. Ends and corners rubbed, occasional scuff marks to boards. Small closed tear to head of Volume I; occasional foxing to edges, prelims and endmatter of Volume II; endpapers of Volume III and IV lightly browned, Volume IV rear board slightly bumped and a small closed tear to head; black bookseller's ticket and a small light ink stamp to rear pastedown of Volume V; Volume VI ex-Boots library book with ghost of shield to front board, front inner hinge of Volume VI cracked to gauze lining, rear inner hinge partially cracked, with remains of issue slip and red stamp to rear endpaper. Otherwise a very good set. First editions, first impressions. Working with astonishing speed and energy, Churchill produced this mammoth history of the First World War in the aftermath of electoral defeat. The work deals with his reorganization of the Royal Navy in the years leading up to the War, defends his Gallipoli policy, and criticises Haig's strategy. "Although parts of The World Crisis were highly autobiographical, drawing on documents from Churchill's private papers, the book as a whole was a stupendous narrative of the war in Europe featuring masterly set-piece accounts of major battles. Dictated to secretaries as he strode up and down the room, it exhibited his passionate interest in war and his romantic conception of the 'true glory' of the troops who perished on the Somme" (ODNB). In aim and method, it foreshadows his Second World War: together they form the single most important and authoritative grand narrative of the conflicts of the twentieth century. All volumes with the bookplate of the Bath Club Library to front pastedown.

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        Die Erzählungen aus den Tausenundein Nächten. Vollständige deutsche Ausgabe in sechs Bänden zum ersten Mal nach dem arabischen Urtext der Calcuttaer Ausgabe aus dem Jahre 1839 übertragen von Enno Littmann. Eingeleitet von Hugo von Hofmannsthal.

      Leipzig, Insel, 1923 - 30.. 1. und 2. Auflage. 6 Bde. 8°. 771, 863, 837, 837, 778, 775 S. Dünndruck. Doppeltitel und Einband von Marcus Behmer. Grüne OLeder - Einbände mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Schrankexemplar von guter Erhaltung. (s. Foto). de; 1. Sark. 1719 A.

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        Atlantis. Dansk Maanedsskrift. 3 bd. (36 hefter. Det udkomne).

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

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        [Einladungskarte] Original-Holzschnitt Kunstausstellung Dresden Brühlsche Terrasse Juni-Sept. 1923. "Wir beehren uns Sie zu der Eröffnung sehr ergebenst einzuladen. Sonnabend d. 23. Juni 11 h. Die Ausstellungsleitung d. Dresdner Kunstgenossenschaft, Feldbauer, Pietzsch".

      1923,. Handschriftlich unten rechts voll signiert. Im Druck links signiert. 14,3 x 9,8 cm (Darstellung), sehr schönes Exemplar. Unter Passepartout.. Nicht bei Schellbach (1995) verzeichnet. - Siehe Werkverzeichnis erstellt von Kerstin Schellbach, Mscr. Dresd. App 2594 1-342. Spezialkatalog Nachlaß, Sächsische Landesbibliothek, Dresden.

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        Waves and Quanta" in Nature, No. 2815, Vol. 112, October 13, 1923, p. 540

      - FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS of the last of three papers in which Louis de Broglie brought together the concepts of the particle and the wave, drawing the analogy between light and matter with the hypothesis that every massive object should be associated with a quantum wave as well. By introducing the seminal new thought that particle-wave duality should apply not only to radiation, but also to matter, de Broglie not only heralded a new era in physics, he and Schrodinger, whose work came later, essentially created quantum mechanics. The three Nature papers were very important summaries of three papers de Broglie published in Comptes Rendus in 1923. Knowing the import of his discovery, de Broglie wrote summaries of each Comptes Rendus paper, this, as said, being the third. de Broglie was influenced by Einstein's work on the particle nature of light, writing that "After long reflection in solitude and meditation, I suddenly had the idea during the year 1923 that the discovery made by Einstein in 1905 should be generalized by extending it to all material particles and notably to electrons" (Preface to PhD thesis). The special theory of relativity founded by Einstein showed that matter itself was a form of energy. While explaining the photoelectric effect, Einstein proposed that electromagnetic radiation, a wave, can also behave as particle (photon). Building on Einstein, de Broglie proposed that just as waves can behave as particles, for instance electrons, can also behave as it were a wave motion (a de Broglie wave) with wavelength h/p, where p is the momentum of the electron and h is Planck's constant. He summed up his discovery in the following words: "Because the photon, which, as everyone knows, is a wave, is also a particle, why should not the electron (or any material particle) also be a wave?" In this paper, de Broglie writes that "The interplay between the propagation of the particle and of the waves could be expressed in more formal terms as an identity between the fundamental variational principles of Fermat (rays) and Maupertuis (particles) as de Broglie discussed it further in his last communication. Therein he also considered some thermodynamic consequences of his generalized wave-particle duality. He showed in particular how one could, using Lord Rayleigh's 1900 formula for the number of stationary modes for phase waves, obtain Planck's division of the mechanical phase space into quantum cells" (DSB). After the publication of the three papers in Nature, de Brogie achieved worldwide recognition for his discovery, and in 1929 he received the Nobel Prize for physics. In 1930, Schrodinger would extend de Broglie's work into a full-fledged wave mechanics, viewing electrons as continuous clouds and introducing 'wave mechanics' thus contributing to the creation of quantum mechanics. CONDITION & DETAILS: 4to. (10.5 x 7.5 inches; 262 x 188mm). Original paper wraps with slight repair at the spine. Ex-libris bearing only very light, all but invisible stamps on the front wrap (see image). Clean and bright inside and out. Near fine condition.

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        Voyage au Bout de la Nuit

      Paris, Editions Denoel et Steele, 1923.. Roman (französischsprachig) - EA., Obrosch., 623 S.. Rücken minimal schadhaft, Einband etwas unfrisch/stockfleckig, Buchhandelsaufkleber auf Einbandrückseite, innen minimal stockfleckig, kleiner Kritzel auf Innenseite Einband hinten, sonst sehr gut erhalten.

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        Icones et descriptiones Hydrangearum in Japonia hucusque detectarum, . . . [Leiden, 1840]. Folio (41.5×31.5 cm). With 16 numbered lithographed plates by Jos. Unger and Siegrist after Popp, Sebastian Minsinger, Jos. Unger and Victor Kaltdorff, depicting 12 hortensias and 1 Cardiandria. Quires and plates loose in original publisher's letterpress-printed grey paper wrappers.

      Stafleu & Cowan 11951 (1 copy); WorldCat (8 copies); for Flora Japonica: BMC NH, p. 1923; Merril & Walker, p. 451; Stafleu & Cowan 11949. Rare offprint of an extensive description of Japanese plants from the family of Hydrangeaceae, a family of flowering plants in the order Cornales, describing 12 species of hortensias (Hydrangea), 1 Cardiandria, 1 hydrangea vine (Schizophragma) and 1 Platycrater. It was originally published in Siebold and Zuccarini's well-known Flora Japonica, and here published separately with its own title-page and wrappers with its own pagination and quire signatures. It contains the text from Flora Japonica instalments 11 to 13 and part of instalment 14 (published 1839-1840), together with two descriptions published in instalment 5 added at the end.Some plates foxed and a few browned, the text leaves with a few spots. Spine of wrapper tattered. Good, untrimmed copy.

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        Shackleton's Last Voyage: The Story of the Quest, from the Official Journal and Private Diary Kept by Dr. A.H. Macklin

      Cassell and Company, Ltd., London 1923 - Pictorial blue cloth binding rubbed at extremities; backstrip lightly sunned; boards a bit soiled & scuffed; front hinge & a few points in textblock cracked; ffep missing; a few leaves bent at corners; owner's name inked on fep; leaf edges & ht foxed, else a stable, clean volume, w/ bright & clear ils. No dj. ; Many good b&w photos & map ils., color frontis photo. ; 8vo; 372 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Renoir, Peintre du nu. Preface Henri de Regnier. 40 planches. Mit einer Originalradierung von Auguste Renoir (auf dem Frontdeckel) und 40 Tafeln.,

      Paris, Bernheim-Jeune, 1923 - 38,5 x 28,5 cm. 14 pp. + 40 plates. *Eins von 150 Exemplaren sur Papier d'Arches. Mit einer Original-Radierung auf dem Umschlag, ausgefuhrt von L. Fort: "Femme nue couchee - tournee a droite" (Delteil 14); "l'eau forte qui orne la couverture a ete tiree sur le cuivre original de Renoir par Louis Fort". - Einband an den Rändern etwas angestaubt, insgesamt jedoch sauber und sehr gut erhalten. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2500 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        The International Competition For A New Administration Building For The Chicago Tribune MCMXXII Containing All The Designs Submitted In Response To The Chicago Tribune&#39;s Offer Commemorating Its Seventy Fifth Anniversary , June 10, 1922

      Chicago: Chicago Tribune, 1923. Original heavy tan burlap binding with leather labels lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Maroon endpapers with a repetitive gilt design in a gilt border. A flawless copy with the excessively fragile and rare dust jacket which has some chipping.. Folio, 103 pp. of text plus 281 full page black and white plates printed one side only followed by a 1 page advertisment for the Chicago Tribune. From the dust jacket: " The two hundred and sixty designs in this volume constitute an encyclopedia of skyscraper architecture--the first book of its kind. In it are presented the genius, the experience, the ingenuity of the architects of twenty-two nations. The influence of The Tribune Tower Competition will be felt for many years. This volume--the first handbook of modern architectural achievement--is its compendium. Five Dollars Net". " The craving for beauty, thus set forth by The Tribune, is imbued with romance; with that high Romance which is the essence, the vital impulse, that inheres in all the great works of man in all places and all times, that vibrates in his loftiest thoughts, his heroic deeds, his otherwise inexplicable sacrifices, and which forms the halo of his great compassions, and of the tragedy within the depths of his sorrows. So deeply seated, so persistent, so perennial in the heart of humanity is this ineffable presence, that suppressed in us, we decay and die. For man is not born to trouble....he is born to hope and acheive". Louis H, Sullivan in the Architectural Record.

      [Bookseller: Richard L. Press, Fine and Scholarly Boo]
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        Xaimaca

      Agencia Central de Librería y Publicaciones, Buenos Aires 1923 - Cubierta pobre, recompuesta con cinta adhesiva. Interior en muy buen estado. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Manual del librero Hispano-Americano. Bibliografía Española e Hispano-Americana desde la invención de la imprenta hasta nuestros tiempos con el valor comercial de los ompresos descritos, ... Segunda edición, corregida y aumentada por el autor.Barcelona, Librería anticuaria de A. Palau; Oxford, Dolphin Book Company, 1948-1977. 4to (27.5 x 19 cm). 28 volumes. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers. With: (2) PALAU CLAVERAS, Augustin. Indice alfabetico de titulos-materias, correcciones, conexiones y adiciones del Manual del librero Hispano Americano.Empúries, Palacete Palau Dulcet; Oxford, Dolphin Book Company, 1981-1987. 4to (27.5 x 19 cm). 7 volumes. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers.

      Complete set of the second edition of a monumental bibliography concerning Spanish America, together with the first edition of the alphabetical index, making a total of 35 volumes. The main bibliography (excluding the index) was originally published in 7 volumes from 1923 to 1945 and revised for the present edition.The Spanish bookseller and bibliographer Antonio Palau y Dulcet (1867-1954), did extensive research and included books from various sources, including booksellers' and library catalogues. It includes all basic information regarding a work, and in special cases Palau added an explanatory comment, sometimes including prices. It contains a total of 381,897 numbered works.Another Addenda & corrigenda was published in 1990 and is not included the present set (as usual). In very good condition, wholly untrimmed and almost completely unopened.

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        Waves and Quanta" in Nature, No. 2815, Vol. 112, October 13, 1923, p. 540

      FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS of the last of three papers in which Louis de Broglie brought together the concepts of the particle and the wave, drawing the analogy between light and matter with the hypothesis that every massive object should be associated with a quantum wave as well. By introducing the seminal new thought that particle-wave duality should apply not only to radiation, but also to matter, de Broglie not only heralded a new era in physics, he and Schrodinger, whose work came later, essentially created quantum mechanics. The three Nature papers were very important summaries of three papers de Broglie published in Comptes Rendus in 1923. Knowing the import of his discovery, de Broglie wrote summaries of each Comptes Rendus paper, this, as said, being the third. de Broglie was influenced by Einstein&#39;s work on the particle nature of light, writing that "After long reflection in solitude and meditation, I suddenly had the idea during the year 1923 that the discovery made by Einstein in 1905 should be generalized by extending it to all material particles and notably to electrons" (Preface to PhD thesis). The special theory of relativity founded by Einstein showed that matter itself was a form of energy. While explaining the photoelectric effect, Einstein proposed that electromagnetic radiation, a wave, can also behave as particle (photon). Building on Einstein, de Broglie proposed that just as waves can behave as particles, for instance electrons, can also behave as it were a wave motion (a de Broglie wave) with wavelength h/p, where p is the momentum of the electron and h is Planck&#39;s constant. He summed up his discovery in the following words: "Because the photon, which, as everyone knows, is a wave, is also a particle, why should not the electron (or any material particle) also be a wave?" In this paper, de Broglie writes that "The interplay between the propagation of the particle and of the waves could be expressed in more formal terms as an identity between the fundamental variational principles of Fermat (rays) and Maupertuis (particles) as de Broglie discussed it further in his last communication. Therein he also considered some thermodynamic consequences of his generalized wave-particle duality. He showed in particular how one could, using Lord Rayleigh&#39;s 1900 formula for the number of stationary modes for phase waves, obtain Planck&#39;s division of the mechanical phase space into quantum cells" (DSB). After the publication of the three papers in Nature, de Brogie achieved worldwide recognition for his discovery, and in 1929 he received the Nobel Prize for physics. In 1930, Schrodinger would extend de Broglie&#39;s work into a full-fledged wave mechanics, viewing electrons as continuous clouds and introducing &#39;wave mechanics&#39; thus contributing to the creation of quantum mechanics. CONDITION & DETAILS: 4to. (10.5 x 7.5 inches; 262 x 188mm). Original paper wraps with slight repair at the spine. Ex-libris bearing only very light, all but invisible stamps on the front wrap (see image). Clean and bright inside and out. Near fine condition.

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        Gesammelte Werke. Hrsg. und mit einem Nachwort versehen von P. Friedrich. 4 Bde. Weimar, Erich Lichtenstein 1923. 8to. Ca. 2000 S. Rote Orig.-Maroquinbde. mit Rückentitel, Rückenvergoldung, Deckelfileten, Eckfleurons, Innenkantenvergoldung u. Kopfgoldschnitt. (Signiert O. Dorfner, Weimar).

      . . Eines von 50 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe in signierten Einbänden von Otto Dorfner. Eine schönere Ausgabe der Werke Christian Dietrich Grabbes im 20. Jahrhundert ist nicht denkbar. Tadellos erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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        Topographie von Oberösterreich, 1674 nebst dessen Landkarte von Oberösterreich, 1669. Neudruck nach den im Oberösterreichischen Landesarchiv noch vorhandenen 234 Original-Kupferplatten mit einer Abbildung über Georg Matthaeus Vischer verfaßt von Landesarchirat Dr. Eduard Straßmayr

      Linz Verlag R. Pirngruber 1923,. 0 S., quer 8°, HLdr. Scharz-brauner Lederrücken mit goldener Beschriftung. Lederecken. Es wurden 1000 Stück in Handpressendruck auf original Kupfedruck-Papier hergestellt. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer .... Bei unserem Exemplar ist keine Nummer vergeben. Es fehlt die beiliegende Karte von Oberösterreich. Alle Drucke innen sehr sauber, ohne Flecken und Fehler. Günstiger Preis, da Karte fehlt.

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        Epipsychidion Text in English

      Montagnola: Officina Bodoni, 1923. Of This Edition Two hundred And Twenty Two Copies Have Been Printed On Vellum-Paper With The Original Types of Giambattista Bodoni. Officina Bodoni Montagnola November MCMXXIII". This is the 4th book of the Press published in the year of its founding. . Full vellum binding with the press mark in gilt on front cover and gilt lettering on the spine. . An unopened copy. Vellum binding at the moment somewhat splayed as Sacramento is quite warm and very dry in the summer. Come winter the boards will return to their more or less normal place. Very good +. . 4to. 40pp.

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        Sämtliche Werke. Mit einer Einführung von C. G. von Maassen. 5 Bde. München, Rösl & Cie 1923. 4to. Frontispiz des Dichters. 2296 S. Russischgrüne Orig.-Lederbde. mit Rückentitel, reicher Rückenvergoldung, goldener ornamentaler Deckelbordüre, Innenkantenvergoldung, handumstochenes Kapital u. Kopfgoldschnitt. In Orig.-Schuber. (Signiert Hübel & Denck, Leipzig).

      . . Eines von wenigen Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe in eleganten handgebundenen Maroquinbänden von Hübel & Denck. Tadellos erhalten.

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        The Romances of H. Melville. Including: Typee, Omoo, Mardi, Moby-Dick, White-Jacket, Israel Potter and Redburn

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1923-25., 1923. All First Editions of The Library Edition. 7 volumes. A beautiful presentation in recent full dark blue morocco leather with raised bands, gilt titles and decoration to spines; top edges gilt. This is the First Collected Edition of the Romances, not noted by Blanck. &#39;Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. His first two books gained much attention, though they were not bestsellers, and his popularity declined precipitously only a few years later. By the time of his death he had been almost completely forgotten, but his longest novel, Moby-Dick &#151; largely considered a failure during his lifetime, and most responsible for Melville&#39;s fall from favour with the reading public &#151; was rediscovered in the 20th century as one of the chief literary masterpieces of both American and world literature.&#39; Moby Dick, listed in &#39;The Novel 100&#39; (Burt, 2004).

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        The Novels and Letters of Jane Austen [set of works] Comprises 5 volumes of the novels: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey and Emma, and 2 volumes of Letters. The text based on Collation of the Early Editions by W.R. Chapman. With Notes, Indexes, and Illustrations from Contemporary Sources

      Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1923-1932., 1923. First Oxford Edition. Large Paper. Limited to 1000 sets. Seven volumes. The two volumes of letters were not published until 1932. Coloured frontispieces. Beautifully bound in recenthalf deep red oasis morocco with gilt titles and gilt to spines, blind rule to boards, cloth sides, top edge gilt others untrimmed. A fine presentation of an important set.

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