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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]

      [Bookseller: Serge Paratte, Livres anciens & modernes]
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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]

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

      [Bookseller: Old West Books (ABAA)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Ad hoc Art]
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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.)

      [Bookseller: Librairie Gastéréa]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Holybourne Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Libreria El Astillero]
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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.)

      [Bookseller: Berceo (Libros Antiguos)]
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        The World Crisis, full set of U.S. first editions inscribed and dated by Churchill

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1923 - This is a full, U.S. first edition set of Churchill's history of the First World War, inscribed and dated in the fifth volume, The Aftermath. Five volumes are first edition, first printing, while the inscribed volume is the first edition, third printing, published in September 1929, six months after the first. The inscription, inked in black in three lines on the first free endpaper, reads: "Inscribed by | Winston S. Churchill | Feb. 1932". In February of 1932, Churchill was traveling in the United States on a lucrative and successful lecture tour. He spoke in many cities throughout the month before departing for England on 11 March aboard the ocean liner Majestic. This volume was undoubtedly inscribed during the tour. Publisher Charles Scribner wrote to Churchill on the day of his departure "I sincerely hope that you made no mistake in trusting your books to us. We will continue to back them until they come into their own." Churchill's books most certainly did come into their own. The World Crisis is Winston Churchill's epic history of the First World War, in which he played such a critical, controversial, and varied role. Of The World Crisis, Frederick Woods wrote: "The volumes contain some of Churchill's finest writing, weaving the many threads together with majestic ease, describing the massive battles in terms which fitly combine relish of the literary challenge with an awareness of the sombre tragedy of the events." Churchill was in a special position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the Front. First Lord of the Admiralty from 1911 until 1915, after the failure in the Dardanelles and the slaughter at Gallipoli, Churchill was scapegoated and forced to resign. He spent his political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Before war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, but the stigma would linger. Churchill may have meant for his history of the First World War to clear his name, but his six volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose. Collectors will note that for The World Crisis, the U.S. is the true first edition, as initial U.S. publication preceded the British. The inscribed volume is in very good condition. The binding is square and clean with bright gilt. We note minor wear at the spine ends and lower corners. The spine is slightly sunned, more noticeably at the center below the author's name, but nonetheless retains respectable color and bright gilt. The contents are clean and with no spotting and no inscriptions save the one by the author. The binding is slightly shaken, with a cosmetic gutter split at the title page, but the mull beneath remains firmly attached and the binding fully intact. The five first edition, first printing books comprising the rest of this set are in very good to near-fine condition with minor flaws and wear. The contents are uniformly clean, tight, and unusually bright for paper that is prone to age-yellowing. There is no spotting. There are no previous ownership marks save for a bookplate on the pastedown of The Unknown War. The boards are all clean and bright with only minor scuffing or blemishes. Spine presentation shows only mild sunning. Even the notoriously fade-prone Volume I spine retains good color, although the gilt has darkened as is normal for this volume. Of note, the folding map at p.388 of The Unknown War is properly folded with no tears; there is just some wear to the leading edge where it protrudes slightly from the text block. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.1, Woods/ICS A31(aa). Langworth p.103. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector, IOBA]
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        Jahrbuch der jungen Kunst 1923.,

      Leipzig, Klinghardt & Biermann, 1923 - 4 Bll., 444 S., 3 Bll. Mit 5 sign. OLithographien, 2 sign. OHolzschnitten und zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text (teilweise Holzschnitte) und auf Tafeln. Jentsch, 233 ff. - Eines von 100 num. Ex. der Vorzugsausgabe. - Enthält die folgenden - jeweils sign. Lithographien: Othon Coubine "Mädchenkopf", Wilhelm Wagner "Liegendes Mädchen", Georg Schrimpf "Zwei Frauen mit Kind", Carlo Mense "Arkadische Landschaft", Alexander Archipenko "Doppelakt", und folgende sign. Holzschnitte: Conrad Felixmüller "Liebespaar" und Karl Friedrich Gotsch "Knabe im Mondschein". - Papierbed. gebräunt. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 4°, HLeder der Zeit mit floreal bemaltem Papiereinband und goldgepr. RTitel (Kanten beschabt)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        Analysis of the Hunting Field, The

      London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1923. - The Hunt Ends Here For A Fine Inlaid Binding[BAYNTUN-RIVIERE, Binders]. ALKEN, Henry (illustrator). SURTEES, R.S. The Analysis of the Hunting Field; Being a Series of Sketches of the Principal Characters That Compose One. The Whole Forming a Slight Souvenir of the Season, 1845-6. A New Edition With the Original Illustrations by H. Alken. London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1923. A new edition. Tall octavo (9 1/2 x 6 in; 243 x 154 mm). xi, [1], 244 pp. Six full-color plates, including frontispiece and extra-illustrated title page, forty-three black and white text woodcuts. Bound c. 1965 by Chris Lewis for Bayntun-Riviere in full crushed crimson levant morocco with pictorially inlaid central panel framed by gilt fillets, long ovals, and corner-pieces. Raised bands with gilt ornament, gilt-ruled compartments with gilt ornaments. Gilt rolled edges. Gilt-ruled turn-ins, Cockerel end-papers. All edges gilt.A new edition, a reprint of the 1846 first edition, here exceptionally bound by Chris Lewis, c. 1962, for Bayntun-Riviere, in an inlaid pictorial binding depicting a hunting scene with dogs, riders and their steeds in shades of green, brown, tan, red and ivory morocco with foliate blindstamping and black outlines and highlights.The great finisher Christopher Lewis began his career at the internationally renowned Bayntun-Riviere Bindery of Bath, England, during the early 1960s as a finisher. In the 1970s, he established his own bindery and further developed his masterful inlay and gilt work, integrating innovative highlights with paint into his pictorial inlays. He returned to Bayntun during the 1990s.Cf. Siltzer p. 73 (1846).

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

      Le Livre, Paris 1923 - First Edition illustrated by Francois Louis Schmied. 3/4 Green Morocco Binding, raised bands, gilt Art Deco motif panels, t.e.g., marble endpapers deckle edge. (20.5 x 15.5 cm). One of 850 copies (#885) from the total edition of 1030 on velin de Voiron paper; illustrated by b&w woodcut decorations and 6 original hors-texte woodcuts by F. L. Schmied, heightened in silver and gold pochoir; original wrappers sewn in. 411 pages; text in French. Handsome period Art Deco binding showing just light wear. References: Nasti B3; Ritchie 23; Monad 4695 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Twenty-Eighth Division; Pennsylvania's Guard; In the World War; 5 Vols. ; "Autograph Edition" Forewords by the Commanding Generals; The History of the Keystone or Iron Division in the World War. Also the History and Traditions of the Pennsylvania National Guard.

      28th Division Publishing Co., Pittsburgh 1923 - Catalog 10/12 5 volumes, complete. First edition, 1923. Number 19 out of 100 copies, "Autograph Edition", signed by Major General Charles H. Muir. All copies folio, full midnight blue morocco, gilt titles and designs and gilt- decorated compartments on spine, raised bands, gilt top edge, three color leather doublures with midnight blue bordering orange field and red keystone center, moire flyleaves, printed on vellum paper, placeholders, illustrated, all copies are very Fine, very light rubbing to the leather tips. Rare "Autograph edition" signed by Charles H. Muir. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert

      Le Livre, Paris 1923 - 411 pages. 21 x 15 1/2 cm. Six full-page woodcut plates by Schmied colored in pochoir, and heightened in silver and gilt, plus a host of woodcut chapter heading designs. Limited edition, copy 479 of 850 on Velin de pur Chiffon des Papeteries de Voiron. Schmied is considered to be one of the finest wood engravers of the Art Deco period: the illustrations herein testify to his craft. MONOD 4695. Text in French. Partly unopened, bright, very clean copy. Modern full black morocco, spine lettered in gilt, and with original front cover wrapper bound-in. Teg. Fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        SALAMMBO Avec Six Hors-Texte En Couleurs et Des Ornements Graves Sur Bois Par F.- L. Schmied.

      411 Paginas. Le Livre, Paris 1923 - Ejemplar de Bibliofilo, tirada de 850 ejemplares sobre "Velin de pur chiffon des Papeteries de Voiron" numerados. Este el nº 389. Encuadernacion de epoca realizada en Madrid por M. Vilches CONSERVANDO LA CUBIERTA, aunque algo rozada con pequeñas restauraciones. El ilustrador está considerado como el mejor ilustrador del estilo ART-DECÓ. Size: 4º. Ilustrado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA CLIO]
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        LES BIJOUX INDISCRETS. ( SAUVAGE ILLUSTRÉ).

      Paris, Éditions René Kieffer, 1923. - Relié, demi - maroquin (dos, coins), plats marbré, dos orné de fil. doré et de pièce de titre doré, page de garde marbré, tranches doré, 20,5x27cm, (1) couverture d' éditeur, 255pp(3), couverture d' éditeur, illustré en couleur. N° 235 de 600 exemplaires numéroté. Ouvrage orné avec 25 eaux-fortes coloriées de Sylvain Sauvage. 1540 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BOOKSELLER - ERIK TONEN BOOKS]
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        The Waste Land

      Boni and Liveright, New York 1923 - Although second edition stated, this is actually the second impression published from the first-edition type. "mount in" on page 41 was not corrected. No 661 of 1000 copies printed. Both book and dust jacket are in mint (as new) condition. Mostly unopened. This is a stunning copy of Eliot's landmark poem that is considered to be one of the most important poems of the 20th century. Google 'Ceebe100' to watch a video of this book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Concept Books]
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        Inscribed and signed notecard.

      Paris: Spring 1923 - Single notecard, inscribed by Joyce. Small abrasion to top edge not affecting the text. Notecard inscribed "James Joyce Paris Easter 1923". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Waste Land

      Boni and Liveright, New York 1923 - First edition, second impression, one of 1000 numbered copies of Eliot's signal work, an echo chamber of ancient and modern voices overheard in London between the wars: "I will show you something different from either / Your shadow at morning striding behind you / Or your shadow at evening rising to meet you; / I will show you fear in a handful of dust." As Eliot's bibliographer Donald Gallup notes, this stated "Second Edition" is more accurately a second impression, printed from the same setting of type as the first. This copy agrees with later copies of the first impression print run on all points, and bears the pencilled ownership signature of the great American photographer Walker Evans, with the note "New York/March, 1926" in his hand. Evans originally intended to be a writer, dropping out of Williams College to study in Paris, where he gazed, starstruck, at James Joyce across the aisles of Shakespeare and Company. T.S. Eliot was another of the living writers Evans most admired. In the first photographs Evans ever published, appearing in Creative Arts in 1930, he captioned the final image "Hurry up please, it's time," the insistent last call of Eliot's bartender in Part II of The Waste Land. (Trachtenberg, 241). Gallup A6b. An excellent copy, a direct link between two of the most important American modernists. Octavo, original black cloth with gilt lettering. A few tiny marks to spine, lightest wear to corners and edges. No dust jacket. Housed in a custom clamshell box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Honey & Wax Booksellers]
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        Histoire des peintres impressionnistes (Pissarro, Claude Monet, Sisley, Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Cézanne, Guillaumin)

      H. Floury, Paris 1923 - in- 8, (4), 194, (2) pp., 36 gravures h.t., broché, couverture rempliée, très bon état. Troisième édition illustrée de cet ouvrage fondamental, rare et recherchée. Elle est illustrée de nombreuses reproductions d'oeuvres des peintres précités et surtout comporte trois eaux-fortes originales de Renoir (Baigneuse), Berthe Morisot (Jeune fille au chat) et Guillaumin (En Hollande). Ces trois gravures originales manquent à de nombreux exemplaires. Il s'agit de la dernière édition à posséder des eaux-fortes originales. Théodore DURET (1838-1927) fut l'ami de nombreux peintres impressionnistes et un critique d'art très renommé. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jean-Pierre AUBERT]
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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.

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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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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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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        I miei viaggi nella Terra del Fuoco.

      Cartografia f.lli De Agostini, Torino. 1923 - Titolo in oro al dorso con 407 vedute e panorami, in b.n. e a colori, sia a pag. intera che intercalate n.t., da fotografie originali dell’autore. Allegati i 4 panorami ripiegati e 3 carte geografiche a colori egualmente ripiegate. Edizione originale, rara e ricercata, del principale volume del De Agostini sulla Terra del Fuoco. Il De Agostini, nato nel 1883 a Pollone, morto a Torino nel 1960, sacerdote dell’ordine dei Salesiani dal 1910, fu inviato come missionario evangelizzatore in Argentina, ma in parallelo all’attività missionaria, intraprese una carriera di esploratore ed alpinista che lo portò ad un tentativo di scalata del Monte Sarmiento nel 1913 e alla prima ascensione del Monte San Lorenzo nel 1944. Riuscì infine a conquistare la vetta del Sarmiento nel 1956, all’età di 73 anni. Prima edizione. Formato: 296 p., [3] c. di tav. in busta e [4] c. di panorami, 30 cm, tela rossa con titoli oro. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. Le cerniere all'interno presentano delle lacerazioni.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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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.

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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

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        Ernesto Garcia Cabral: A Mexican Cartoonist.

      Private Circulation,, Mexico City: 1923 - 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. B000875JEC [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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]

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