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      - (28ª Rei de Portugal) . Por. Guimarães & Cª. Genealogias Reaes Portuguezas. Editores. Lisboa. 1923. De 36x25 cm. Encadernação da época com lombada e cantos em pele e ferros a ouro. Profusamente ilustrado e intercalado em extra-texto sobre papel couché com as reproduções de 235 retratos, indexados no final da obra com os dados do proprietário e do fotografo. Obra constituída pelas descrições genealógicas dos parentes, ascendentes e colaterais da casa de Bragança, descendentes de D. Nuno Alvares Pereira. Tiragem especial de 100 / LXXVI exemplares numerados de I a C, em papel de linho, rubricados pelo autor. Location/localizacao: 7-A3-C-26

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        BALLETS SUEDOIS Souvenir Programme (Program for American Tour)

      Paris, [c. 1923] ext in English. Folio (12-5/8" x 9-1/2") Stapled wraps with original glassine paper covers. Front and rear covers by Fernand Leger. Illustrated throughout (Fernand Leger, Nils de Dardel, Gerald Murphy, Jean Borlin, Helene Perdriat, Einar Nerman, Valentine J. Hugo, Roger de la Fresnaye, Lucien Daudet, Jean Cocteau, G. Gallibert, Andree Parr). Claude Debussy, Glazounow (Glazunov), Maurice Ravel, Laprade, Cole Porter, Blaise Cendrars, Darius Milhaud, Paul Claudel, Andre Helle, Canudo, et al. Complimentary added: playbill of "Les Ballet Suedois" (Theatre des Champs Elysees) and advertising for American Season of "Le Ballet Suedois" (illustrated). Rare, especially in such condition. Please see the pictures. For more images please visit our website..

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        Three Sets of Lithographs [printed by the artist] on TURKESTAN

      Moscow-Leningrad, GIZ, 1923. Text in Russian. Three sets of original lithographs [printed by the artist] (all published) by Pavel Kuznetsov. First one was published as a book, other two as portfolios. 2000 copies only. 1. TURKESTAN. Lithographs [printed by the artist]. 1st Series of Drawings with Author's Foreword. 9" x 6-3/4" Softcover. 18 illustrations: front and rear covers, title page, 14 numbered and one unnumbered on verso of rear cover. Soiling/staining, pencil notes inside. [Complete. Most common set of all three.]. 2. TURKESTAN. Lithographs [printed by the artist]. 2nd Series of Drawings. Folio size (15" x 11-1/2") portfolio. Title list, author's foreword list. 18 illustrations: front and rear covers of the folder, title page, 14 numbered and one unnumbered. Folder separated and needs repair; illustrations in pretty good condition. Reproduced in in John Milner. "A Dictionary..." . [Complete. Rare.] 3. GORNAYA BUKHARA ("Mountainous Bokhara"). Lithographs [printed by the artist] in Colors. Folio size (16" x 11-3/4") portfolio. Title list, author's foreword list. 17 illustrations: front and rear covers of the folder, title page, 12 numbered and 2 unnumbered. Folder separated and needs repair; illustrations in pretty good condition. [Complete. Rarest of all three sets.] Very Rare complete set. Not in MOMA Collection. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        THE DESIGNS OF LEON BAKST for the Sleeping Princess

      London: Benn Brothers Limited, 1923 A Ballet in Five Acts after Perrault. Music by Tchaikovsky. Artist: Leon [Lev Samoilovich] Bakst (1866-1924). Text in English. Elephant Folio (15-1/2" x 11-1/2" or 39.4 x 29.2 cm) original blue linen cloth covered boards, vellum spine embossed in gilt. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. There is a full-page lithograph of Bakst by Picasso preceding text by Levinson, 54 color plates with tissue guards and 2 other color plates tipped in. Limited Edition. 1000 copies only were printed, of which 500 were for the USA. This being copy number 392. Faint library stamps; some darkening to covers and spine with light wear to corners; else tight and crisp, Very Good. Rare edition with Picasso's lithograph. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. HB.

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        Les surprenantes aventures du petit Gédéon. Conte pour les petits.

      Lausanne, Payot, (1923) - Quer8°, 56 S., zahlr. farb. Tafeln, OHLwd., Deckelill., Einbd. min. fleckig, Vs. an Gelenk aufgeplatzt, Verlagsschildchen auf Titelbl. aufmontiert, Tafeln min. randrissig (2 Tafeln m. kl. Randfehlstellen); insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Text frz. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EL COHETE Y LA ESTRELLA. (Con una Caricatura Lírica de J. B. por Juan Ramón Jiménez.)

      Indice,, Madrid 1923 - Size: 13x19.6. 85 (+1) pp. 3h. Retrato. El primer libro de Bergamín, en la editorial dirigida por Juan Ramón Jiménez, cuya mano se nota en la elegancia de la tipografía, bellamente impreso a dos tintas. Dedicatoria autógrafa "a mi querido amigo Rivas Cherif.". Muy buen ejemplar. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros. Tela editorial marrón con títulos dorados. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
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      Houghton Mifflin Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper and quite uncommon as such. Folio (9" x 12-1/2") bound in linen-backed boards; xxii, 100 pages. Copy #258 of 525 numbered copies with an ORIGINAL SIGNED ETCHING by Benson bound in at the front. Illustrated with detailed information about Benson's work. In the scarce dustwrapper which other than a thumb-sized chip at the head is in very nice condition.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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        Die Geschichte des Diethelm von Buchenberg. Mit Originalradierungen von Max Unold.

      Propyläen Verlag, Berlin 1923. - Vitri8 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. 1050

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Carl Wegner]
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        Romain Rolland. Der Mann und das Werk.

      Rütten & Loening 1923 - - Rütten & Loening, Frankfurt am Main _1923, 14x20,5cm, Reliure de l'éditeur. - Edition illustrée de 7 photographies et de 3 fac-similés. Rare envoi autographe signé de l'auteur. Reliure de l'éditeur en demi toile tabac, dos lisse, plats de cartonnage sable comportant de petites éraflures. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 2070 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Duineser Elegien

      Leipzig: Insel-Verlag [printed by Gebr. Klingspor], 1923. First edition, number 6 of 300 copies (approximately 100 copies were bound in full morocco). Small folio (290 x 187 mm.). 52, [2] pp. Printed from Tiemann Antiqua type on handmade paper. Deluxe issue binding of full green morocco by the Wiener Werkstatt, with red morocco lettering piece, five raised bands, covers gilt-ruled and with red morocco inlays at center quartered by gilt-stamped stars, red painted endpapers, t.e.g. Slightest traces of rubbing to extremities. Fine. Sarkowski 1338; RItzer E9 . Rilke's masterpiece, a cycle of ten elegies begun in 1912 in a burst of inspiration while wintering by the Adriatic at Duino Castle as a guest of the book's eventual dedicatee, Princess Marie von Thurn und Taxis-Hohenlohe, and completed ten years later in 1922. A choice copy of the deluxe full-morocco issue (the other 200 copies of the limited edition were bound in boards or three-quarter morocco)

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Albius Tibullus Das Buch Marathus - Elegieen der Knabenliebe

      Berlin: Fritz Gurlitt Verlag (1923) lg 4to - Berlin: Fritz Gurlitt Verlag (1923) lg 4to. The classical erotic elegies of Tibullus are illustrated with five homoerotic and romantic etchings of young men engaged in various pastoral activities. Although not explicit, the images are quite sensitive and beautifully conceived. One of a total edition of 220 copies, this is example LVII. Each plate by Schoff is signed in pencil. Very good in original red boards with leather spine which is slightly worn, boards lightly worn and very light spotting throughout. Uncommon. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elysium Books]
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      London, Benn Brothers Limited, 1923.. LIMITED EDITION, 256 COPIES THIS BEING NUMBER 71, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR WITH EXTRA COLOUR PLATE. 4to, approximately 270 x 215 mm, 10½ x 8½ inches, 12 coloured images, including frontispiece, on 10 plates, 49 monochrome plates, many with more than 1 image, numbered 10-59, all plates have captioned descriptive tissue guards, making a total of 128 images, pages: xvi, [1] -240, bound in publisher's pigskin, gilt lettering to spine, gilt decoration to upper cover, gilt top edge, text pages untrimmed. Binding slightly rubbed, corners bumped, shelf wear to edges especially corners, edges of untrimmed pages browned, very small chip to the lower margin of plate 28, some of the untrimmed pages have small nicks to the edges which are protruding, 2 small repairs to edges of first tissue guard, occasional small pale spot, otherwise a very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        The Marine Chronometer, Its History and Development FIRST EDITION

      J.D. Potter - Admiralty Agents for Charts, London 1923 - Hardback. 160mm x 246mm tall (6.25" x 9.75" approx.). Pp xvi, 290, with a tissue-guarded b/w photo frontispiece; 39 other b/w photo plates and 85 figures on multiple-image plates. Some unfortunate watercolour staining to prelims, otherwise very good, in the original dark-green cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. The uncommon, and superior, First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Silverado Squatters

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. Number 151 of 380 copies. Folio. Portrait frontispiece and other illustrations by Howard Whitford Willard. Printed by John Henry Nash. xii, 99, [3] pp. Bound in full burnt orange morocco, stamped in gilt and blind, by Duncan Olsmsted signed and dated at back 1954, with matching In morocco- backed cloth chemise and slipcase

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        Die Liebenden von Kandahar. Deutsch von Franz Werner Schmidt. Mit Radierungen von Hugo Steiner-Prag.

      Franz Schneider o.J. [1923], Berlin - 56 Seiten. 2 Bll., 6 zwischengeschaltete Tafeln (Radierungen), goldgeprägter OHLdrbd., 26,5 cm. Mit eigenhändigen Signaturen von Hugo Steiner-Prag im Kolophon und unter den sechs Radierungen. Nummer 32 von 200 nummerierten Exemplaren. Steiner-Prag gestaltete ebenfalls Titel- und Schlußvignette und ein Schmuckinitial (ebenfalls Radierungen). - Einband minimal berieben; gutes, gepflegtes Exemplar. 902 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tautenhahn]
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        The Book of Lovat

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd.,, 1923. Folio. Original white boards, blue cloth backstrip, printed paper label to spine, patterned endpapers, colour pictorial design to upper board. With the dust jacket. Tipped-in colour frontispiece, 22 plates, numerous head and tail pieces and illustrations within the text. Boards rubbed and toned, corners bumped and a little worn, some wear to ends of spine. Contents clean and fresh. An excellent copy in the rubbed and browned jacket with some chips, closed tears, creases, and marks. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 150 numbered copies signed by Haldane Macfall on the limitation leaf. Macfall was one of the earliest and strongest supporters of the artist Claud Lovat Fraser, and provided him with one of his first commissions, the illustrations for Macfall's essay on aesthetics The Splendid Wayfaring. This volume contains a biography of the artist as well as 22 plates from Lovat's work and numerous illustrations within the next. A handsome production.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Principle of Relativity. A collection of original memoirs on the special and general theory of relativity. With notes by A. Sommerfeld. Translated by W. Perrett and G.B. Jeffery. With seven diagrams

      New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1923-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1923. 216 pp. Blue cloth with spine label. First edition, first printing. (Dated "1923" on title page with no additional printings.) Very Good+ condition in Fair dust jacket. Book itself in unusually nice shape. Clean text and sturdy binding. Bookplate on paste down. Faint stain to spine label, light foxing to cloth. Dust jacket price intact (on spine, $4.00); rubbing; spine panel missing a number of chips, dampstained; masking tape on verso as well as a bit of archival mending tissue; chips missing along edges, especially at top edge. Scarce in jacket.

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      New York: Monroe Wheeler, [1923]. First Edition. stiff wraps. Minor fading. Near Fine and scarce when signed. Bound in stiff string-tied wraps, printed in blue. Wallace A8. One of only 150 copies printed. Though not called for, this copy is SIGNED in red ink on the front endpaper in a neat but late hand by the poet. With the exception of "The Hermaphroditic Telephones," all the poems in this volume had appeared in SPRING AND ALL published in Paris in 1923. However, this chapbook marks the first publication in America of these poems including Williams's most famous poem, "The Red Wheelbarrow.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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      New York: Monroe Wheeler, [1923].. Printed string-tied wrappers. Faintest hint of darkening at extreme wrapper edges, as inevitable, otherwise a fine copy. First edition. One of 150 copies printed. Although in principle a single issue of a periodical, this item, and its compatriots in the series, have customarily been accorded the status of books. This is the first appearance of "The Hermaphroditic Telephones," but the other poems had appeared previously, without titles and in a different context, in SPRING AND ALL. One of the few remaining of a number of exemplary copies we acquired from the Williams family. WALLACE A8.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

      Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1923-01-01. First Edition, Third Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1923: First Edition, Third Printing. A well preserved copy, with clean pages and no marking in the text. Name penned to front paste down, and erased pencil on front free end paper. Binding lightly pulled from front paste down. Edges lightly worn with light fraying to corners, leaving them slightly exposed. Short tear to exterior hinge at the top of the spine, and light bump there as well. Light rubbing to boards, rubbing to gilt lettering on spine.

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      The Tribune Co. Chicago () 1923 - 5 p., 103, [2] p. incl. illus., plates, ports. front., 281 pl. 32 cm. 4to. Woven burlap boards. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Splitting starting on front board. Minimal shelfwear. Clean, unmarked pages. Please feel free to view our photographs. Contents: Introduction.; Program of the competition; Report of the jury of award; Biographies of the prize winners; Architects awarded honorable mention; Architects who submitted designs by nations, Alphabetically, In the order in which the designs were received; The prize winners [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        Barreau français. Collection des chefs-d'Oeuvres de l'éloquence judicaire en France.

      Panckoucke 1923 - RO20005262: 10 tomes. 1 ére série. Fleurons et roulette dorés sur dos. Tome 1: 470 pages. Procès d'Enguerrand de Marigny. Omer Talon: Affaire Gabriel Girard et sa femme. Denys Talon: Affaire de M de Calvière et de MM Dubosc. Lemaistre: Réclamation d'état, Validité d'un mariage soutenue. Patru: Privilège de l'université, Refus de sépulture, demande tendant ç contraindre une veuve à faire les frais des oursuite de l'assassin de son mari. Erard: Testament contesté sous pretexte de différence de religion, Affaire du Duc de Mazarin contre son épouse, Appel comme d'abus d'un mariage contracté sans l'assentissement des parents. Gillet: Plaidoyer en faveur d'enfants mineurs contre leur aïeule maternellle qui contestait la valadité du mariage de leur mère. Fragments d'un plaidoyer contre l'abesse de Saint-Pierre de Lyon en faveur de parents qui refusaient de consentir à la profession religieuse de leur fille mineure. Tome 2: 560 pages.Pelisson: Discours au roi pour le surintédant Foucquet. Mathieu Terrasson: Pour le Sieur de Coursailles. Cochin: Pour les religieuses de Maubuisson, Pour les enfants du prince de Montbélliard. D'Aguesseau: Cause du Sieur de la Pivardière, Cause du Sieur Bouillerot de Vinantes, Question d'état résolue en faveur des enfants du Sieur Desnotz. Mannory: Pour le sieur Herbot Bessel. Tome 3: 520 pages.Barbier d'Aucourt: Premier mémoire pour Jacques Lebrun, second mémoire pour le même. Montesquieu: Discours de rentrée du parlement de Bordeaux en 1725. Dupatry: Mémoire justificatif pour trois hommes condamné à la roue. Séguier: Réquisitoire contre le mémoire pour les trois hommes condamnés à la roue. Tome 4: 536 pages. Loyseau de Mauléon: Mémoire pour le Marquis des brosses, contre la dame de la Breuille de Chantresat, son épouse, Plaidoyer pour Jean-Jacques Pilleron, écolier au collège de Montaigu contre Claude-Louise Lebon, veuve de Pierre Boucher porteur d'eau, Mémoire pour le sieur Daix contre le sieur Vattier, Mémoire pour la demoiselle Alliot con. La librairie Le-livre offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 999 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Early Iron Age Inhabited Site at All Cannings Cross Farm, Wiltshire. A Description of the Excavations, and Objects found, by Mr. and Mrs. B.H. Cunnington, 1911 - 1922

      Devizes: George Simpson & Co., 1923. 1st ed., 1923. Folio. 204 pp. Illustrated with 53 plates including a fold-out site map. Bound in the original blue cloth. Tipped onto the front free endpaper is a 15 line written note to Sir Arthur Keith which reads: "Feb. 12 1924 | Dear Sir ArthurKeith | I am sending herewith a copy of the | published account of the | All Cannings Cross Site, | which we hope you will | kindly accept as a token | of our gratitude for the | help you gave in| reporting on the humna | remains. | Believe m | yours very truly | M. E. Cunnington." Arthur Keith's report is found on pages 41 - 42 of the book. Sir Arthur Keith (February 5, 1866 – January 7, 1955) was a Scottish anatomist and anthropologist, who became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Hunterian Professor and conservator of the Hunterian Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons in London (not to be confused with the Hunterian Museum Glasgow Scotland; the two were founded by brothers). A leading figure in the study of human fossils, he became President of the Royal Anthropological Institute. The latter role stimulated his interest in the subject of human evolution, leading to the publication of his book A New Theory of Human Evolution, in which he supported the idea of group selection. A 1" tear at the bottom of the front spinal gutter and some wear at the extremities, else a tight very good book.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn ABAA]
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      London: Hutchinson and Co., n.d.. [1923]. original blue cloth, front panel stamped in black and blind, spine panel stamped in black.. A few light edge rubs, spine panel a bit darkened, a nearly fine. copy. Uncommon in such nice condition. (#135706). First edition. Collection of short horror fiction; twelve stories including "The Horror Horn" and the vampire story "Mrs. Amworth." "Probably Benson's most famous collection." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 142. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 31-2. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-17. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 31. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-17. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 67. Bleiler (1978), p. 21. Reginald 01137.

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        The Waste Land

      Richmond: by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press 1923 - First English edition, first state. One of approximately 460 copies printed by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press. A near fine copy, in the publisher's blue marbled paper boards, with some discoloration along the top edges, usual rubbing, wear to the corners, some spotting on the endpapers and a hint of spotting throughout, with a former owner's bookplate pasted inside the front cover, with a red ownership stamp inside on the first endpaper, spine is fragile and dimmed with some chipping, but unbroken, unusual in this condition especially with the paper spine intact, overall an attractive copy. Beginning with the line "April is the cruellest month," "The Waste Land" is melancholy modernist poem about the decline of modern European society, broken into five parts, each of which refers to a different scene and speaker. Considered one of the most important poems of the twentieth century. Gallup A6b, Woolmer 28. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal of the Royal United Service Institution

      28 - London - Royal United Service Institution 1923 - A collection of academic journals on international defence from the 1920s. Containing: Volume LXVIII: February to November 1923Volume LXIX: February to November 1924Volume LXX: February to November 1925Volume LXXI: February to November 1926Volume LXXII: February to November 1927Volume LXXIII: February to November 1928Illustrated throughout with33 folding plates, and forty-nine coloured andmonochrome photographic plates (collated complete). RUSI Journal is published six times a year. It contains:- ten to twelve timely and policy-relevant articles on contemporary defence and security matters- two to four scholarly studies on military history subjects- book reviews and essays on film, art and mediaCondition: In half-roan bindings with marbled boards. Externally, generally smart, though a little rubbed. Internally, firmly bound. Ink stamps of previous to front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, though with some scattered instances of foxing. With some substantial loss to one plate in volume LXX. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Britain's Life Boats the Story of a Century of Heroic Service ( Limited Signed By Edward The Prince of Wales )

      Hodder and Stoughton, London 1923 - This copy Limited to 1000 copies, signed by Edward The Prince of Wales. Collation, x[[6], 279pp, illustrated. Bound in original publishers cream cloth. Cloth light dust or dirt marked. Binding in very good condition. Internally, number in ink on free endpaper, ( probably shelf number ). Pages and illustrations in vey good clean condition. A very nice copy. A12

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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      - A Paris, les éditions d’art Devambez, 1923. In-8 demi-maroquin vert bronze à coins, dos lisse richement orné de décors dorés et à froid et de filets dorés, couverture illustrée conservée, 289pp. Très bel ouvrage tiré à 585 exemplaires, illustré de 10 EAUX-FORTES ORIGINALES EN COULEURS DE PIERRE BRISSAUD; l’un des 50 sur Japon impérial (n°25) enrichi d’une suite en couleurs des eaux-fortes, une suite en noir et une suite des couleurs; première édition illustrée, (Monod, 4932). Superbe reliure signée YSEUX, successeur de Thierry-Simier; malgré le dos insolé (couleur brune) et un léger frottement.

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        The Prospects of Industrial Civilisation

      London: George Allen & Unwin,, 1923. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and rules in yellow. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the spine-tanned jacket split at the front joint. First edition, first impression of the book produced in collaboration between Bertrand and his second wife Dora, inspired by their separate (but simultaneous) visits to Bolshevik Russia in 1920. The book examines the nature of industry and machinery in shaping mankind's future both politically and philosophically. This copy is from the library of Russell's friend and publisher Stanley Unwin, and includes, laid in, a revealing and involved 1982 typed letter signed from Dora Russell addressed to Rayner Unwin, in which she responds to Unwin's rejection of "my Machine Age book" (which was eventually published the following year by Routledge & Kegan Paul as "Religion of the Machine Age"). In the letter she makes a strident claim concerning the present book, that "If it had not been for my insights about industrialism in 1920, the book ... would not have been written. It was very much my book, we issued it as joint and I left the actual writing to Bertie. Incidentally, for years after the divorce, he did me out of half of the royalties".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Fior d'Amaranto altisonante su l'ali del vento ti giunga l'eco del nostro rimpianto: di Cotorniano manca l'ornamento, manca d'Amelia il purissimo incanto

      [1923 - 1925 circa]Disegno a matita su carta, mm.350x500, eseguito da Giacomo Balla, dedicato ad Amelia Ambron. Giacomo Balla, qui protagonista della prima stagione futurista, conosce Amelia Almagià Ambron (1877 - post 1937), madre di Emilio, negli anni successivi alla Prima guerra mondiale. A partire da quel momento ha inizio un rapporto che condurrà l'artista a soggiornare più volte (nel'23 e nel'25) nella tenuta degli Ambron a Cotorniano, nella campagna senese. Nel corso di quel periodo Balla diventa il maestro del giovane e talentuoso Emilio e, dal 1926 al 1929, ricevuto lo sfratto, troverà ospitalità insieme alla sua famiglia nella Villa Ambron ai Parioli (Roma).

      [Bookseller: Taberna Libraria]
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        Passage du poète *

      Chez l'auteur, Lausanne (11.1923). - Reliure de Jacques Menétrey en demi parchemin, dos titré or, plats marbrés, couverture conservée. Exemplaire un peu massicoté mais qui conserve le bel avantage d'un envoi de l'auteur, peu habituel sur cet ouvrage, à la date de 1928 en recyclant la signature de la justification originelle antérieure de cinq ans.Autre volume broché et seulement paraphé sur demande.Ou encore, le carré de soie du Verseau accompagné du fascicule de Gustave Roud, dans une mise en boîte qui reprend l'un des motifs gravés par Robert Héritier pour cet exceptionnel foulard littéraire.Non pas méconnu: inconnu ![Bringolf 30] Édition originale A. L'un des 200 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur Fabriano, numérotés et signés par l'auteur, outre quelques volumes de passe qui ne le sont pas.

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      The Century Company, New York 1923 - First edition. Contemporary owner name, near fine in a very good plus dustwrapper, illustrated by J. Clinton Shepherd, with a small chip at the crown and a couple of short tears. A lovely copy of this comic romance set in Venezuela, by the author of *Clues of the Caribbees* and the Pulitzer Prize winning novel *The Store*. Rarely found in this condition. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Whose Body?

      New York: Boni and Liveright,, 1923. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board in dark blue. Pencilled ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Spine rolled and faded, scratch to upper board, contents toned. A very good copy. First edition, first printing of Sayer's first detective novel, in which she introduces Lord Peter Wimsey. Preceding the UK edition published in the same year. Uncommon.

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        Zur affinen Feldtheorie

      Berlin: W. Gruyter, 1923 Book. Fine. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Offprint from: Sitzungsberichte der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. 4to (254x183 mm). Publisher&#39;s wrappers. A fine and fresh copy of the rare offprint. ---- <br><br> Weil *132; Schilpp--Shields 171; Alicke 113; Norman 698; Boni 141 - First edition. Marked with an asterisk by Weil, denoting a major paper. Einstein&#39;s attempts to formulate a unified field theory stemmed from his dissatisfaction with the general relativity theory, which did not adequately incorporate the electromagnetic field into the geometry of space-time. In 1918 Hermann Weyl had begun investigating the possibility of constructing a unified field theory preserving the dimensionality of space-time while formally altering its geometry, making it a special case of the class known as affine geometries. Einstein&#39;s first investigation of Weyl&#39;s ideas, published in the present paper, introduced the notion of distant parallelism; however Einstein later rejected Weyl&#39;s theory..

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        Paula Hertwig1889-1983 A pioneer in radiation genetics 18 offprints one signed

      various, 1923-1959. PAPERBACK. Der bisherige Stand der erbananalytischen Untersuchungen an huhnern offprint from Zeitschrift fur induktive Abstammungs- und Vererbungslehre Band XXX 1923. Inscribed presentation copy signed by Paula Hertwig. * Full list available. Most in very good condition. Few have name of Paula Hertwig in ink on cover as indentification, one has stain. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

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      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1923 - Folio (9" x 12-1/2") bound in linen-backed boards; xxii, 100 pages. Copy #258 of 525 numbered copies with an ORIGINAL SIGNED ETCHING by Benson bound in at the front. Illustrated with detailed information about Benson's work. In the scarce dustwrapper which other than a thumb-sized chip at the head is in very nice condition. Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper and quite uncommon as such [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Companion Volume.

      1923.] 1923 - First edition. 8vo., original brown printed 'yapp' wrappers. Paris, Contact Editions. No date - [ Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. This is one of the first two (if not the first) publication from McAlmon's own Contact editions, formed soon after he moved to Paris in 1921. Slight creasing to the spine and some wear to the head of spine, otherwise a near fine copy.

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        Physiologie du goût

      Paris, Louis Carteret 1923 - 2 vol. grand in-8, demi-maroquin rouge à coins, dos orné de de guirlandes finement mosaïquées de fleurs et feuilles, couv. cons., tête dorée (reliure signée F. et M. Maligne), IV-259 pp. pour le vol. 1; IV-258 pp. pour le vol. 2 UN DES 75 EXEMPLAIRES DE TETE SUR JAPON, enrichi de l'UNE DES 25 SUITES A PART SUR JAPON, sur un tirage total de 375 ex. Une des plus belles éditions de la Physiologie du goût. TRES BEL EXEMPLAIRE. ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE SIGNE de l&#146;éditeur au Dr. Bontemps Ouvrage illustré de 33 compositions d&#146;Henri Pille, gravées par Louis Monziès et de 34 compositions de Maurice Leloir, gravées par Louis Boisson

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      New York: Henry Holt, 1923. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. Signed. This is #132 of 350 copies, Signed by Frost on the limitation page. Quite a nice copy, with just a trace of very light silverfishing to the front board. Two pages (10 and 11) have some faint offsetting from an old newspaper clipping. The binding is tight and square. There are no marks of any kind. The first appearance of "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.". Large 8vo. Very Good+ binding.

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        Jacob's Room

      hardcover. fine. 303pp., thick 8vo, rebound in full gold morocco; simple gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. N.Y.: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1923). Early American edition. A fine copy.

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      London: Benn Brothers, Ltd., 1923. 240pp. text (including bibliogr. and index) with 128 illustrations and 11 colour plates. Descriptions on opposite protective tissue papers. * Copy bound in brown cloth with gilt title (binding lower front edge has very small defect over half a centimeter) This edition is a second (unnumbered) impression of 500 copies only. ** In very good condition (no inscriptions, no stickers - only very mild marginal foxing to endpapers and some text pages ). SHIPPING (airmail): Europe 22.00 - Overseas 34.50 euros (book weights over 2 kgs.). After ordering you will be asked to accept the higher mailing ! . CLOTHBOUND. FINE. 28.5X23.5.

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        The Works. Memorial Edition

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons,, 1923&#150;26. 24 volumes, octavo. Handsome contemporary navy half morocco, spines gilt in compartments, blue cloth sides with gilt rules, marbled endpapers and top edges gilt. Title pages printed in red and black. Each volume with engraved or photogravure frontispiece. Trivial offsetting from the turn-ins but a superb set in excellent condition. Memorial Edition, number 135 of 1,000 sale copies (a further 50 were for presentation), signed by Edith Kermit Roosevelt, wife of Theodore, on the limitation leaf. A fabulous set in a fine contemporary binding.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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