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        Indiscretions of Archie

      A. L. Burt Company 1923 - [As per McIlvaine: A26b. Reissued. [1923]. x, 11-303pp. Deep red cover, gold lettering.] Copyright page: Copyright, 1921, by George H. Doran Company. Book is in good condition. Dust jacket is protected with Mylar. Some wear, chipping, and creasing on the dust jacket. Small pieces missing on the spine and around the edges of the dust jacket. Foxing on the inside flaps of the dust jacket. Minor wear to the covers. Minor wear to the corners of the covers. Some wear to the top and bottom of the spine. Foxing on the endpapers. Some foxing on the first few pages. Name written in ink on the front endpaper and dated 1925. All of our dust jackets are original. Please see our other P. G. Wodehouse Listings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CKR Inc.]
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        Autograph letter signed to Mr Bohrer

      Easthampton, Long Island,, 1923. Single sheet white laid paper. Housed in a dark green quarter morocco slipcase made by The Chelsea Bindery. Folded for mailing and a little tanned but excellent. A nice early letter to a fan commiserating with him for an eye condition and giving details of an upcoming short story to be published in Cosmopolitan.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        DER RABBI VON BACHERACH

      Propyläen-Verlag, Berlin 1923 - A MASTERPIECE OF BOOK DESIGN, ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL FINE PRESS BOOKS, AND A HIGH POINT OF GERMAN AND FRENCH LITERARY AND ARTISTIC TRADITIONS Number 117 of 400. No copies in 30 years in the American auction records. 17 Original Lithographs, signed twice by Max Liebermann and numbered. Book: HEINE, Heinrich. DER RABBI VON BACHERACH. Propyläen-Verlag, Berlin, 1923. Folio. With 17 ORIGINAL Lithographs by Max Liebermann. 1/2 Black Morocco and boards. This copy SIGNED TWICE, as usual on limitation, and additionally (not in all copies) on frontispiece lithograph. Minor spotting and soiling to beige boards, otherwise a HANDSOME AND FINE COPY and internally clean. This book is a wonderful combination of two Jews, one who brought to France, German literary tendencies, and the other who brought to the Germans, French artistic tendencies. Heinrich Heine has been called 'the first modern intellectual' and became one of the greatest and most respected writers of the 19th century. Leibermann was the Great German artist that led the Berlin secession group and introduced French impressionism to Germany. This fine press book, a magnificent combination of typography, design and illustration, is often lauded as among the most beautiful of Jewish fine press books if not all fine press books. Liebermann demonstrates a refined sensitivity in his artwork that parallels the emotive text. The Rabbi of Bacherach includes a lovely and romantic description of a Passover- the earliest and most expressive of the essence of the festival, in modern Jewish literature. The story here recounts that (in trans. and referring to the Haggadah) " It was an old heirloom, with ancient wine stains. It had come down from the days of her grandfather. The book contained many boldly and brightly colored pictures. As a little girl, she had often looked at it so eagerly on Passover evenings." Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: M Benjamin Katz FineBooksRareManuscripts]
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        Poesía (en verso) 1917-1923

      Juan Ramon Jimenez y Zanobia Camprubi de Jimenez Editores - Madrid 1923 - Primera edicion. En tela de editor. Algunas manchitas y marcas de uso. Sello de librería en la guarda. 120 paginas. 20x13 cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: El Incunable]
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        Neben der Heerstrasse. Erzählungen. Mit Holzschnitten von E.L. Kirchner.

      Verlag von Grethlein & Co., Zürich, Leipzig 1923 - Zürich, Leipzig Verlag von Grethlein & Co. (1923). 434 S., 1 S., 2 Bl. Anzeigen. Mit Originalholzschnitten von Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Originalhalbleinwand mit Schutzmschlag, beide mit Originalholzschnitt. Wilpert-G. 25. - Erste Ausgabe. - Schutzumschlag mit mehrfarbigem Originalholzschnitt von Kirchner. - Sehr schönes Exemplar. - Selten mit dem Schutzumschlag. Sprache: Deutsch Originalhalbleinwand mit Schutzmschlag, beide mit Originalholzschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Neben der Heerstrasse. Erzählungen von Jakob Bosshart. Mit Holzschnitten von E. L. Kirchner.

      Zürich / Leipzig, Grethlein, 1923 - 8°, 434 S., 22 Holzschnitte im Text, OHLwd. m. gepr. Deckelill., Kapitale min. gebrauchsspurig, allg. frisches Ex. EA. Mit Widmung des Autors a. Vorsatz: « Herrn und Frau Pfenninger-Thiel mit herzlichen Weihnachtswünschen, W. Bosshart, Clavadel , Dez. 1923.» 630 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Theben. Gedichte und Lithographien.

      Berlin, Querschnitt, 1923 - 2°, 14 Doppelblatt, OLwd. (japanische Blockbuchbindung) m. goldgeprägter Vignette auf dem Vorderdeckel, sowie einem goldgeprägtem Signet auf dem Hinterdeckel., Tadell. Erste Auflage (W/G2 17). - 24. Flechtheim-Druck. Eines von 200 in der Presse numerierten Exemplaren (insgesamt 250), bei denen das Impressum und sämtliche Orig.-Lithographien von der Dichterin eigenhändig signiert wurden. Die Texte wie auch die Zeichnungen wurden von der Dichterin direkt auf den Stein übertragen und als Lithographien gedruckt. Exemplare dieses einzigen Pressendrucks zu Lebzeiten der Dichterin sind von ausserordentlicher Seltenheit. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        A Dance to the Music of Time: A Question of Upbringing; A Buyer's Market; The Acceptance World; At Lady Molly's; Casanova's Chinese Restaurant; The Kindly Ones; The Valley of Bones; The Soldier's Art; The Military Philosophers; Books do Furnish a Ro

      William Heinemann, 195 1–75., London - First editions of each volume in the author's acclaimed "Dance to the Music of Time" series. Octavo, 12 volumes. The first volume is near fine in a very good dust jacket. The other volumes are near fine to fine in excellent dust jackets that only show light wear. A very attractive set. Anthony Powell's universally acclaimed epic encompasses a twelve-volume panorama of twentieth century London. Hailed by Time as "brilliant literary comedy as well as a brilliant sketch of the times," A Dance to the Music of Time opens just after World War I. Amid the fever of the 1920s and the first chill of the 1930s, Nick Jenkins and his friends confront sex, society, business, and art. In the second volume they move to London in a whirl of marriage and adulteries, fashions and frivolities, personal triumphs and failures. These books "provide an unsurpassed picture, at once gay and melancholy, of social and artistic life in Britain between the wars" (Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.). Listed on Modern Library's 100 greatest novels of the twentieth century. Time magazine included the novel in its100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Sitzende auf rotem Sessel. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1923 - 1923. Bildgrösse: 100x80 cm. Oben rechts signiert und datiert. Gerahmt 115x95 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Mister Bosphorus and the Muses; or, a short history of poetry in Britain; Variety Entertainment in Four Acts

      Duckworth & Co., 1923 - Six wood-engraved plates on tinted paper and decorations by Paul Nash Number 5 of 70 copies (60 for sale) numbered and signed by the artist 4to Just a little foxing but a very nice copy of this beautiful book. Rare Harvey A55 Original patchwork patterned cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        The Waste Land

      Boni & Liveright, Inc., New York 1923 - 64 Pp. Copyright 1922, No Other Date But Issued In 1923. A Very Well Preserved Example Of The 1923 Second Impression Of The 1922 First Separate Edition Of Eliot's Most Famous Poem, Printed From The Original Setting Of Type With "Mount In" On P. 41, With A Stated Limitation Of 1000 Of Which This Copy Is Not Numbered. Gallup A6b. A Near Fine Example Of The Book, Cloth Clean And Evenly Colored, Spine Gilt Brilliant, No Fraying And Just A Touch Of Wear At Corners Without Loss Of Color. Contents Clean, Unmarked, Except For Light Foxing In 1" X 2" Area In Center Of Pp [3] - [4] And [8] - 9 Next To Spine Edge, With A Little Show Through On Adjacent Pages, Probably From Two Flowers That Were Once Inserted There. Salmon Colored Dust Jacket, Same As First Edition But With No Period After "Letters" And Irregular Comma After "Dante", $ Sign Before Price, Unfaded And Clean Except For Faint Soiling To Spine, Not Price-Clipped, Light Wear To Spine, 1/8" Loss Along Top Of Spine, 1/16" Loss Along Bottom Of Spine, Small Further V-Shaped Losses At Spine Edges, Tiny Losses At Tips, And A Short Closed Tear At Top Front Spine Edge. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, member IOBA]
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        The Poetical Works - Edited by Mrs. Lang

      London: Longmans, Green, 1923 - No. 461 of 1075 copies. 4 vols., 8vo. Frontispiece portraits in each volume. Full dark blue morocco extra gilt, full blue morocco doublures with gilt outer bands, t.e.g. Very fine in cloth slipcase [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Cyrano von Bergerac. Deutsche Übertragung von Ludwig Fulda.

      Berlin, Wohlgemuth & Lissner. 1923 - Mit 8 signierten Orig.-Radierungen. Aquila-Presse. Gedruckt von Ernst Oppler. Oktav. 207 SS., 3 Bll. Orig.-Ganzleder mit floraler Rücken-, Deckel- und Stehkantenvergoldung. Kopfgoldschnitt, Innendeckelfileten. 1 von 300 Exemplaren auf Zandersbütten. Meistereinband von Bruno Scheer, Berlin. Minimalst berieben, sonst von sehr schöner Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Biblio Industries Alain Haezeleer]
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        The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen, Discovered by the late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter,

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1923, 1927, 1933.. First edition, three volumes, 8vo. Frontispieces and 248 plates. Inscribed from the author in pencil to the frontispiece recto in volume I - "Howard Carter, in remembrance of many happy days, March 1924". Original gilt titled brown cloth, black and gilt scarab to upper covers, spine ends slightly bumped with some occasional minor rubbing to extremities. A handsome set of the definitive work on the most famous Egyptian discovery of the 20th century, comprehensively illustrated with black and white photographs.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        NEW HAMPSHIRE. A POEM WITH NOTES AND GRACE NOTES

      New York: Henry Holt, 1923. First Edition. bevelled cloth. Mild sunning and rubbing to the spine which has light wear at the tips. Very Good or better, lacking the slipcase. J. J. Lankes. First Limited Edition of one of Frost's most notable books and winner of his first Pulitzer Prize containing such poems as "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" and "Fire and Ice." Illustrated with woodcuts by J. J. Lankes. Copy #137 of 350 SIGNED by the poet on the limitation page.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        New Hampshire

      New York: Henry Holt, 1923. First edition. Octavo, original black cloth. One of 350 numbered copies signed by Robert Frost, this is number 291. In near fine condition with light shelfwar, the gilt on the spine and front panel exceptionally bright. One of Frost's most well-known works, one that includes "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening." Robert Frost's collection of poems is a creative glance into quintessential rural New England life. The author spent his life in the area, and his writing reflects a passionate appreciation. The collections include the much lauded "Fire and Ice," "Nothing Gold Can Stay," and "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," and the illustrations for the collection were drawn by J.J. Lankes. In 1923, these poems won Frost the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        PHAROS AND PHARILLON. Presentation Copy.

      The Hogarth Press, London 1923 - Forster, E.M. PHAROS AND PHARILLON. Presentation Copy. London: The Hogarth Press, 1923. Second Edition printed one month after the first edition. Powder-blue paper wrappers, printed in black. Small 8vo. 98 pp. + 2 pp. of publisher's adverts. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by E. M. Forster: "G.B. from E.M.F. 8-4-24. This copy presented to Gerald Brenan. Forster met Brenan at Tidmarsh in 1922 the home of Lytton Strachey and in a letter described him as, 'a nice young man named Brenan'. In correspondence with Brenan in 1923, Forster, pleased that Brenan had received the copy of Alexandria he had forwarded wrote: "I am so glad that the Guidebook fetched you". Although Forster hinted at an invitation to Brenan's Yegen home, Brenan preferred inviting writers whose works he liked. He "could not bear EMF's novels which he thought, 'whoolly and sentimental, though, like his conversation, with sharp passages in them'. Selected Letters Of E. M. Forster. Volume Two. Edited by Mary Lago and P.N. Furbank. A very good example of a fine association copy. Kirkpatrick A9b. Woolmer 29. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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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, Fortunée, 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 Fortuné, 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 fées (fairy tales), she originated the term that is now generally used for the genre.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Girl from Hollywood.

      Macaulay Co. New York (1923) - First Edition, Early Issue. P. J. Monahan dustjacket art. The creator of Tarzan's only Hollywood fiction title, and one that rails against the Hollywood lifestyle, including the use and trafficking of cocaine and other narcotics which was already in the 1920's becoming a scandal in contemporary America. Found in Anthony Slide's Hollywood Novel, but missed by Hubin, despite its clear criminal content. This is the presumed earliest printing of this title with yellow-green cover lettering and frontis stating: "The director's eyes snapped.'Only a camera man and myself are here.'" In early state of the colorful dustjacket with the rear panel entirely promoting Elinor Glyn's newest novel "It" which was copyrighted and published in early 1927 allowing the film version to be released in the same year. The dustjacket's front flap describes The Girl From Hollywood and the rear flap promotes another Glyn title, Love's Blindness (1926). Spine depicts the Macaulay shield of arms with an arm and knife above. Near Fine-Fine bright copy in a bright Very Good plus example of the dustjacket with extremely shallow chips to spine ends and few flap corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        LE COMTE DE MONTE CRISTO. EN 6 TOMES.

      Louis Conard 1923 - RO20078561: Environ 330 pages par volumes . Nombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc, dans le texte et hors texte. 1er plat des tomes 2 et 5 détaché. Dos tâchés. 1ère de couverture du tome 2 tâchée. Illustré par Fred-Money et Victor Dutertre. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos frotté. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840-Littératures des langues romanes. Littérature française [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
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        LES FILIGRANES: DICTIONNAIRE HISTORIQUE DES MARQUES DU PAPIER DES LEUR APPARITION VERS 1282 JUSQU'EN 1600 (4 VOLUMES)

      Verlag Von Karl W. Heirsmann, Leipzig 1923 - Deuxieme Edition in four volumes. Over 16,000 facsimile of water marks. Historical Dictionary of brands of paper as they emerge into 1202 until 1600. Volume #1, 1 - 234pp. Illustrations 1 - 3646. Volume #2, 235 - 426pp. Illustrations 3647 - 7877. Volume #3, 427 - 620pp. Illustrations 7878 - 12395. Volume #4, 621 - 836pp. Illustrations 12396 - 16112. French text. Bound In clean blue buckram cloth and have bright gilt titles on spines. Texts tight clean & intact. Rare Section ; Drawing Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff]
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        Crystallizing Public Opinion *FIRST EDITION*

      New York: Boni and Liveright. Hardcover. 218 pages. Bernays was a nephew of Sigmund Freud and in recent years has come to be known as "The Father of Spin." In this very rare first edition copy Bernays "... Tries to set down the broad principles that govern the new profession of public relations counsel... This profession in a few years has developed from the status of circus agent to what is obviously an important position in the conduct of the world's affairs." - from Foreward. Sections include: Scope and Functions; The Group and Herd; Technique and Method; Ethical Relations. Binding intact. Average wear and soiling externally. Prior owner's signature upon front free endpaper else contents unmarked. '170' written at base of spine. Moderate yellowing to contents. Quality copy of this very significant work. . Good. 1923. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        AVTOLITOGRAFII (Lithographs [printed by the artist]). First Edition.

      Moscow-(Petersburg): GIZ, 1923. - "Twenty Drawings Executed on the Stone by the Artist". Oblong original paper folder containing 23 sheets (title page, dedication page, table of contents and 20 original lithographs [printed by the artist].) Size oblong folio 16-1/2" x 24". Design by N. I. Piskarev. 2000 copies only. Folder fair; one litho sunned; spotting to the dedication page. [Bogaevsky, Konstantin (1872-1943): a famous Russian and Soviet artist. Studied from Aivazovsky and Kuindzhi. Participated in many exhibitions including "World of Art". - Rare]. Please see the pictures. For more images please visit our website. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Books You Want]
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        Crystallizing Public Opinion

      New York: Liveright. Hardcover. 219 pages. "When first published in 1923 this work became the first book-length discussion of the scope and function of professional public relations and of its practitioner, the counsel on public relations." - from Preface. Bernays has subsequently come to be known as the 'Father of Spin'. Light wear. Library markings upon each edge of text and title page. Pocket removal markings inside each board. Front endpaper was removed and in the process the front hinge was opened. No library markings on spine, thus this copy will look handsome when placed in your book case. . Fair. 1961. Reprint.

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        The Inimitable Jeeves

      Herbert Jenkins 1923 - London .The book is fine ,bright no wear ,foxing or inscriptions .The wrapper is second issue listing Leave it to Psmith .Mcilvaine states c1926 but I think it is 1924 as the release date is usually no more than six months from last title listed, The wrapper has had repairs but looks great .This title rarely appears now with the first issue wrapper and youre looking at US$15000+ in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        Selected Poems

      Holt 1923 - First Edition, First Printing . An attractive dustjacket that has light wear to the spine and edges. This original dustjacket is one of the nicer copies that we have seen for sale. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with minor rubbing to the panels. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy of this scarce First Edition, in the First Issue binding. We buy Robert Frost First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        SELECTED POEMS with AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT POEM

      Henry Holt and Company 1923 (1926), New York - Cloth-backed boards. INSCRIBED For Sue Grundy Bonner and SIGNED by the poet on the front free endpaper beneath the complete sonnet, "Once by the Pacific," entirely in the author's hand and here titled "Fiat Nox," the chapter heading under which this poem is the first printed from the book WEST-RUNNING BROOK. This poem, one of the few Frost wrote about the state of his birth, California, was begun by Frost in college but not finished until 46 years later. The first four of the fourteen lines set the stage: "The shattered water made a misty din Great waves looked over others coming in And thought of doing something to the shore That water never did to land before." Very mild sunning to the spine with light fraying to the spine tips. Neat tissue repair to the front hinge. Housed in a handsome gilt-lettered brown morocco-backed marbled paper clamshell box. Still Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper but in a Fine box [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        New Hampshire

      Holt 1923 - First Edition, First Printing. This copy is SIGNED by Robert Frost. A beautiful copy with light wear to the spine and edges. The binding is tight and the pages are clean. There is no marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy SIGNED by the author in collector's condition. We buy SIGNED Robert Frost First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        NEW HAMPSHIRE. A POEM WITH NOTES AND GRACE NOTES with AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT STANZA

      Henry Holt and Company 1923 (1924), New York - Third Printing of the First Trade Edition of one of Frost's most notable books and winner of his first Pulitzer Prize containing such poems as "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" and "Fire and Ice." Illustrated with woodcuts by J. J. Lankes. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the poet on the recto of the frontispiece for Harold Dickson along with a MANUSCRIPT stanza from "A Star in a Stone-Boat" in the poet's hand: "Some may [know] what they seek in school and church/And why they seek it there. For what I search/I must go measuring stone walls perch on perch." The poem is the first poem in the book after the title poem. Frost has left out the word "know," likely by accident, and changed the punctuation a bit, as was his wont, most noticeably here changing the original semi-colon after "there" to a period and beginning a new sentence after. Dickson is likely the British colonial administrator in the Middle East from the 1920s until the 1940s, author of several books on the region. Very light wear to the spine tips and corners. At the bottom blank margin of the poem "Nothing Gold Can Stay," the previous owner has penned a poem by Emily Dickinson. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        NEW HAMPSHIRE: A Poem With Notes and Grace Notes

      New York Henry Holt 1923 - First Edition, The Limited First Edition printing of 350 copies only, SIGNED by Frost. Woodcuts by J. J. Lankes. 8vo, publisher’s original polished black cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine panel and with fine gilt decoration and lettering to the upper cover. 113 pp. A fine copy just slightly mellowed on the spine. THE IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE SIGNED BY ROBERT FROST. NEW HAMPSHIRE is one of Frost’s earliest works and also one of his greatest. The collection includes the title-poem, one of his longer works, as well as over 35 others. It includes such well known poems as; "Star-Splitter, "Dust to Snow" and perhaps one of his most often recited works "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening", a perennial holiday favorite in New England and other chilly climes. Considered one of the greatest 20th century American poets, Frost also won much acclaim and popularity throughout the English speaking world. J.J. Lankes and Robert Frost enjoyed a long professional and personal association. Lankes’ woodcuts beautified many of Frost’s published works. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        New Hampshire.

      Henry Holt, New York 1923 - First edition of the author's first Pulitzer Prize-winning collection. Octavo. Fine in a very good dust jacket with a chip to the front panel. Inscribed by the author, "But I have promises to keep Robert Frost For Herbert Kenney Breadloaf August 1956." One of Frost's most well-known works, one that includes "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening." Robert Frost's collection of poems is a creative glance into quintessential rural New England life. The author spent his life in the area, and his writing reflects a passionate appreciation. The collections include the much lauded "Fire and Ice," "Nothing Gold Can Stay," and "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," and the illustrations for the collection were drawn by J.J. Lankes. In 1923, these poems won Frost the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        La Terre de Bouddha

      Paris, Edmond Bernard Editeur, 1923. - 1 volume in-folio, non paginé (82 pp. ), 33 illustrations en couleurs (illustration de la page de titre, illustration de la page in memoriam, 30 illustrations correspondant aux 30 sonnets de Pierre Rey et illustration finale), ouvrage relié plein cuir bordeaux. Hormis de légères taches sur la 2e page de titre, très bon exemplaire non numéroté. Il manque cependant à cet exemplaire la première page de titre, la préface et les pages intercalaires présentant les différents pays d'Indochine (Tonkin, Annam, Cochinchine, Laos, Cambodge). Ce superbe ouvrage sur l'Indochine est constitué de 30 sonnets de Pierre Rey ornés de 33 aquarelles par Pierre Joyeux, Inspecteur des Ecoles d'Art Décoratif de l'Indo-Chine. Albert Sarraut, Ministre des Colonies, en signe la Préface. Cet ouvrage a été tiré à 440 exemplaires, 400 sur Vélin d'Arches et 40 sur Japon Impérial avec double état des illustrations. Cet exemplaire sans numéro. Les sonnets sont regroupés par thèmes géographiques: Tonkin-Annam-Cambodge-Laos-Cochinchine. Un des plus beaux ouvrages illustrés sur l'Indochine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: INDOSIAM RARE BOOKS]
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        The Murder on the Links

      New York: Dodd, Mead and Company,, 1923. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and upper board in orange. Spine slightly faded, contents lightly toned. An excellent copy. First US edition, first printing. Originally published in the UK in 1923.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The History and Adventures of an Atom. In Two Volumes.

      London: Printed for Robinson and Roberts, No. 25, in Pater-noster Row. M D CC LXIX [1769]. Second issue date on titlepage (1769 instead of 1749 in Roman Numerals). Rothschild 1923; Vol. 2; p. 524. - Two volumes; size of bindings: 4 1/8 in. x 6 6/8 in., I. half-title & printed title-page (with ink notation at top of title-page: By Doctor Smollett): [i]-viii, [1]-227 pp.; II. half-title & title-page: [4]pp., [1]-190 pp. Bound in late 19th century, red morocco leather spines, sides and corner-pieces, with five raised bands, and gilt-lettered with titles, etc., gilt designs in compartments, marbled paper over boards, with matching marbled endpapers. The first volume fore-edge/margin is very worn & chipped, and has been repaired with an onion-skin type paper, but some pages are still fragile (some of the text has been affected); many ink & pencil marks & early notations, explaining some of the references; front marbled enpaper in volume one has cracked off, but is present, wear to cover corners, edges. Bookplates of William S. Stone (with medical details). This heavily used set, might have belonged to an early editor or student, who has filled in Hume & Smollett's names in volume one, p. 71; some notes are trimmed, or nearly unreadable. Rothschild II, p. 524, mentions a key to pseudonymns in Vol. 12 of Henley's edition of Smollett's Works (1901), that was prepared by Thomas Seccombe. [Partial notes in this set, where readable]: Japan =England & the People therein p. 9; Bupo -George I, Fakkubasi =Harrison p. 15; Got-hama-baba =George II p. 21; Quabbuku =The Duke of Newcastle p. 22; Fika-kaka =Newcastle p 23; Tensio-dai-sin =Alfred, Frenoxena =Oxford p. 29 "He presented his posteriors to be kicked." George II is said to have been passionate & hasty p. 31; Sti-phi-rum-poo =Lord Hardwick p. 44; Nin-kom-poo-po = Lord Anson p. 50; Meaco =London p. 51; Foksi-Roku =Lord Holland p. 55; Quamba-cun-dono =Duke of Cumberland p 56; parts of Ximo =Scotch rebellion p 58; Gotto-mio =Duke of Bedford, Xico =Ireland p. 63; Niphon =Britain p. 65; Koan =Braddock p 75; Motao =Minorca p 83; council of Twenty-Eight =The Privy Council p. 84; Foutao =Gibraltar, Bihn-goh =Byng p. 87; Taycho =Pitt p. 105; "Mantchoux Tartars." Hesse Cassel p . 113; Pol-hassan-akousti =Poland p. 131; "fertile province"; =Silesia p. 134; great Cham" =Emperor of Germany p. 135; Amazon of the house of Ostrog =Empress of Russia p 146; ;principal cities =Prague p. 147; "farm of Yesso" =[-]Hanover p. 148; Lance-presado =Mr. Pitt was paymaster general of the forces in Ireland before he obtained a seat in [the] house of commons p. 161; Volume Two: Quib-quab =Quebeck, Yaffray =Amherst, Ya-loff =Gen'l Wolfe, p. 10; Tartary =Germany p.13; Kunt-than =Count Daun the Austrian [?] General p. 34; Bron-xi-tic =Duke of Brunswick & other Princes, Ferdenand, Myn-than = Monden, p. 40; Sey-seo=gun =Adm'l Hawke, Hel-y-otte =Elliot p. 51; Yak-strot =Earl of Bute p. 68; Corea =Spain p. 85; Fumma =Portugal p. 129; Lli-nam =Manilla p. 137; "precious salve" =Gold, Llurchir =Churchill p. 146; Janki-dtzin =Jn. Wilkes p. 147. The Editor s Declaration. I Nathaniel Peacock, of the parish of St. Giles, haberdasher and author, solemnly declare, That on the third of last August, sitting alone in my study, up three pair of stairs, between the the hours of eleven and twelve at night, meditating upon the uncertainty of sublunary enjoyment, I heard a shrill, small voice, seemingly proceeding from a chink or crevice in my own pericranium, calling distinctly three times, "Nathaniel Peacock, Nathaniel Peacock, Nathaniel Peacock." Astonished, yea even affrighted, at this citation, I replied in a faltering tone, "In the name of the Lord, what art thou?" Thus adjured, the voice answered and said, "I am an atom." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Sous Le Signe Du Rossignol

      L'Edition D'Art H. Piazza, Paris - (1923). First French trade edition, limited to 1500 copies. Large 4to pictorial tan wraps printed in red, gilt and dark green. Illustrated with 19 fine mounted full-page color plates by Nielsen. Just a hint of rubbing at the spine tips, else a fine bright copy; scarce in this condition in the wraps. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        Sous le signe du Rossignol / Conte de Henry Jacques; illustré par Kay Nielsen

      - EDICION NUMERADA.- Paris: L'Edition D'Art H. Piazza (Presses de Pierre Frazier), 1923.- 102 p., 1 h.: ilustrado con 19 bellísimas láminas a todo color pegadas sobre el folio a modo de cromo, recuadradas con orla y protegidas con papel de seda, con ilustraciones en negro al principio de cada capítulo, así como bonitas letras capitulares; in folio (31 x 24 cm.); excelente impresión sobre papel Japón con la portada a dos tintas y el texto recuadrado con tres filetes verdes, amplios márgenes; Enc. en Plena piel de color crudo, lomera sin dorar con 4 nervios, contracantos con ruedas en seco, cabeza pintada al agua, guardas en papel de aguas satinado, conservando las cubiertas originales.- (Edición de 1500 ejemplares numerados en papel Japón, siendo el que se ofrece el Nº 559). LIBRO BELLISIMO DE ALTA BIBLIOFILIA. De esta edición se hizo una tirada especial de los primeros 150 ejemplares con una serie (suite) repetida de las láminas en color sueltas. Livre en français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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        Sous le signe du Rossignol. Conte de Henry Jacques, illustré par Kay Nielsen.

      Paris: Piazza, 15 octobre 1923 - In-4; tirage limité à 1500 exemplaires sur japon; 102p. [2p.]; page de titre joliment illustrée en vert et rouge, 19 illustrations hors-texte contrecollées en couleurs, précédées d"une serpente légendée, 5 vignettes, 6 vignettes/en-tête, 6 lettrines en bistre, culs de lampe; texte imprimé dans un encadrement de filets verts. Broché, couvertures rempliées illustrées, sous étui cartonné. Très bel exemplaire. D"origine danoise, Kay Nielsen s"installa en Angleterre en 1912 après huit années passées à Paris. En 1913 il reçoit une commande de 24 aquarelles pour illustrer les contes "In Powder and Crinoline", et publiera jusqu"en 1925. Bel ouvrage aux illustrations d"une grande élégance, profondément influencées par l"art de la scène. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE DES CARRÉS]
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        Die Sage von Sankt Julian dem Gastfreien. Holzschnitte von Walther Klemm.

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

      [Bookseller: Leipziger Antiquariat e.K.]
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