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        Le grand écart.

      Stock 1923 - - Stock, Paris 1923, 12,5x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 500 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil. Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'un envoi de l'auteur agrémenté d'un dessin représentant le visage d'un jeune homme. Dos très légèrement passé sans gravité, agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Dessins / Jean Cocteau

      Paris : Librairie Stock 1923 - Physical description.: 272 p. : chiefly ill., ports. ; 28 cm. Subject: Caricatures - France - 20th century. Very good in the original full, blind-stamped leather; raised bands. Spine bands worn with some minor loss to the upper area. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, clean and strong. Edition limited to 400 copies (this no. 355), SIGNED by the author. Additional scans available upon request. 2 Kg. 272 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Essays of Montaigne

      1923. There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees"MONTAIGNE, Michel Eyquem de. Essays of Montaigne Translated by Charles Cotton. To which are added some account of the life of Montaigne, notes, a translation of all the letters known to be extant, and an enlarged index. With Portraits. Edited by William Carew Hazlitt. In five volumes. London: Privately printed for the Navarre Society Limited, 1923. Five octavo volumes (8 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches; 223 x 142 mm.). Title-pages printed in red and black. Engraved frontispieces printed in sepia. Bound by Riviére & Son in contemporary three quarter mottled calf over marbled boards ruled in gilt. Richly gilt decorated spines with five raised bands, central red morocco inlays and red and green morocco labels lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. A near fine set.Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (28 February 1533 - 13 September 1592) was one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre. He became famous for his effortless ability to merge serious intellectual exercises with casual anecdotes and autobiography—and his massive volume Essais (translated literally as "Attempts" or "Trials") contains, to this day, some of the most widely influential essays ever written. Montaigne had a direct influence on writers all over the world, including René Descartes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, William Hazlitt, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Friedrich Nietzsche, Stefan Zweig, Isaac Asimov, and possibly on the later works of William Shakespeare.

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

      Librairie Stock, Paris 1923 - EDITION ORIGINALE de ce recueil dédié à Picasso, réunissant 129 dessins de Cocteau reproduits à pleine page. Tirage à 625 exemplaires numérotés et signés par l¿auteur. Un des 50 hors commerce sur pur fil Lafuma, celui-ci portant sur le faux titre un ENVOI autographe signé partiellement masqué de Jean Cocteau à Frédéric Lefévre. ¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤ Frédéric Lefévre était écrivain et journaliste, livrait régulièrement pour différentes revues comme La Vache enragée des critiques littéraires. Il est l¿auteur de la série UNE HEURE AVEC., entretiens publiés chez Gallimard entre 1924 et 1933 parmi lesquels il interroge Cocteau. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie-Galerie Emmanuel Hutin]
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        Le Guignol Horizontal.

      1923 - Illustrations de José de Togorès. Paris, Galerie Simon, 1923, in-8, broché, couverture rempliée. Un de cent exemplaires numérotés sur papier d'Arches. Une deuxième suite des lithographies tirées en noir sur papier de Chine est jointe à cet exemplaire. Henri HERTZ (Nogent sur Seine 1875 – Paris 1966) était journaliste et écrivain. Né dans une famille juive de Lorraine, il est très marqué par l'affaire Dreyfus et est conscient de l'importance de la question du judaïsme, il est l'un des fondateurs du Comité d’Action France-Palestine qui deviendra France-Israël après 1945 et dont il sera le secrétaire général de la section française du Congrès juif mondial. Henri Hertz collaborera au Mercure de France, à la Revue blanche, à La Démocratie Sociale que dirigeait Aristide Briand, et à la revue symboliste La Phalange. Poète de la révolte, il a influencé le mouvement symboliste. Henri Hertz a obtenu en 1928 le prix Mallarmé pour l’ensemble de son œuvre. José de TOGORES (Sardanola 1893 - ) est un peintre de figures, de nus, de natures mortes et de paysages. Ami de Picasso, il se fixa à Paris en 1918. Exemplaire dédicacé. Infimes usures et salissures à la couverture. Livres

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chretien]
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        Stories from Hans Andersen

      New York: George H. Doran,, [1923]. Octavo. Original green cloth, gilt titles to spine and upper board, decorated endpapers. With the dust jacket. Housed in the publisher's box. 16 colour plates by Edmund Dulac. A exceptional copy in the very lightly rubbed and tanned jacket. In the original box which is worn and has some repairs, and from which one of the side panels has come off and is retained loosely. An beautiful copy of this later printing of the Dulac edition, which was originally published in 1911.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Illustrated catalogue of a remarkable collection of beautiful old Chinese porcelains: rare specimens of ancient pottery, ancient sculptures in stone, superb imperial velvet throne carpets, choice old Chinese rugs, and many beautiful old snuff bottles : the collection formed by and to be sold at unrestricted public sale by order of the connoisseur Mr. H. A. E. Jaehne

      New York: American Art Association, 1923 - First edition, first printing. 24.7*17.5cm, 180pp. Rebound with modern covers, internally fine. Detailed description of 623 items, 126 illustrations. Some handwritten notes of auction results. Extremely rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Aus dem Märchenreich des Iwan-Zarewitsch : Russische Märchen nach den Urtexten übersetzt von Martin Löpelmann.

      Verlag Aurora,, Weinböhla bei Dresden, 1923 - 17 x 12 cm. 64 S. Bücher, 1000 g. EL8. (MGT). Guter Zustand. / Good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett]
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        The Writings of Abraham Lincoln. The works include Addresses, Letters, Political Debates, etc. Edited by Arthur Brooks Lapsley. With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. Together with The Essay on Lincoln, by Carl Schurz; The Address on Lincoln, by Joseph H. Choate; and The Life of Lincoln, by Noah Brooks.

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1923. - Constitutional Edition. In 8 volumes, 8vo. Beautifully bound in recent dark blue half morocco with gilt titles and gilt to spines, dark blue cloth boards, top edges gilt. Very occasional and very light specks of foxing. A fine set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        April Twilights and Other Poems

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1923. First edition thus, a re-issue of Cather's first book, with additional poems, some of them previously unpublished. Fine in very good or better dustwrapper which is rubbed at the spine, and has some very slight loss at the spinal extremities. Very scarce in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A LOST LADY

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,. 1923. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-173 [174] [175-176: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank],. title page printed in black and green, original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, top edge stained brown, other edges rough trimmed, decorated endpapers.. A fine copy in nearly fine pictorial dust jacket with 22 mm closed. tear along upper front spine fold and touch of wear at upper spine. end and upper corner tips. An attractive copy. (#109552). First edition, first printing, first binding. Novel about an adulteress. "... her most skillful though not her most powerful work ...." - Spiller, et al. (ed), Literary History of the United States, 3rd ed., p. 1212.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Rimbaud - L'Artiste et l'Être Moral. Avec dédicace de l'Auteur Ernest Delahaye.

      Albert Messein, Editeur à Paris. 1923 - Broché, couverture imprimée en noir (pliures au dos), in-8, 20x12, portrait d'Arthur Rimbaud en fontispice, 1ère édition (l'édition originale est de 10 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur vergé de Hollande), 3 pages d'autographes de Rimbaud en fac-similé, rare envoi autographe signé de l'ami d'enfance d'Arthur Rimbaud : Ernest Delahaye (1853-1930), bon état (quelques rousseurs). 208 pages. Ernest Delahaye (1er Septembre 1853-1930) était un ami d'Arthur Rimbaud (ils se sont connus sur les bancs de l'école à Charleville) et de Paul Verlaine. Le poème de Verlaine À Ernest Delahaye lui est dédié. Une correspondance avec ces deux écrivains a également été conservée.

      [Bookseller: Bookinerie]
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        April Twilights and Other Poems

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1923. First edition thus, a re-issue of Cather's first book, with additional poetry, some of it previously unpublished. Japanese vellum and papercovered boards. Copy 302 of 450 numbered copies Signed by the author. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Three Men and a Maid

      A L Burt 1923 - New York .A fine copy with slight dulling to gilt on spine in a VG+ wrapper .I am still trying to complete a bibliography of the A l Burt editions but there are at least two editions of the early titles with the second being around 1930.At this point there are two editions of this title that I have found green and gilt, and red and gilt but there may well be more .At one stage I foolishly looked at collecting Edgar Rice burroughs .There are so many Grosset and Dunlap editions that there is a separate bibliography . The bibliographer has not attacked the A L Burt editions but I suspect its a similiar situation with Wodehouse. The tricky part is that there are no dates or printings and the only way to establish priority is to study all the editions ,and research the listed titles ,ie if there is a title listed that was'nt published until 1930 then it can't be 1923 .As far as I know at this point this edition is 1923,but at the end of the day the various printings may not be of importance to the collector only bibliographers who have nothing better to do with their lives. In my experience this is by far the rarest of the Wodehouse A l Burt editions and the only copy I have seen . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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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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        THE COLLECTOR'S CRAFT.

      London: Privately printed for Subscribers only [by] The First Edition Bookshop (R. Townley Searle), [1923]. - Quarto. Pictorial self wrappers, sewn. Illustrations. One loop of sewing broken, light foxing, but a very good copy, accompanied by related items, noted below. First edition in book form. One of 250 numbered copies, signed by the author. Accompanied by two sets of long galleys of the text, one signed by the author at the end. These galleys correspond to an entirely different setting of the text, most likely for its appearance as a three page supplement to Catalogue 6 of the First Edition Bookshop. Accompanied by a set of page proofs of the printing in book form, denoted on the colophon in Machen's hand: "Author's Copy," and bearing his 1930 signed inscription for Fytton Armstrong (a.k.a. "John Gawsworth"). GOLDSTONE & SWEETSER 24a & 24b.

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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.

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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.

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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]

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