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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      New York: Harper, 1923. hardcover. fine. 4 charming sepia illustrations with lettered tissue guards, 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 tan morocco, marbled boards, dark green spine labels, ornately gilt spine, t.e.g. New York: Harper & Bros., 1923. A fine copy. Mississippi Edition

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Barock-Bozzetti Complete in 4 Volumes

      Frankfurt am Main : Frankfurter Verlags-Anstalt, A: Frankfurt am Main : Frankfurter Verlags-Anstalt, A.G., , 1923. Published between 1923-1925. Complete in 4 volumes. 1. Italienische Bildhauer = Italian sculptors -- v. 2. Italienische Bildhauer = Italian sculptors -- v. 3. Niederla¨ndische und franzo¨sische Bildhauer = Netherlandish & Franch sculptors -- v. 4. Deutsche Bildhauer = German sculptors.Collation, 166[1]pp, 126[1]pp, 144[1]pp, 169[1]pp, illustrated throught with 295 black & white plates.Bound in original quarter vellum, with marble boards. Bindings rubbed on edges with some minor abrasion wear or marks, some minor loss, library number on each spine, a few small nicks. Generally bindings in good solid condition. Internally, library stamps throughout, mainly to verso of illustrations, ( i. e. not on the illustrated side ), illustrations are free of stamps. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition throughout. Generally a good clean solid set. These volumes were part of reserve stock, so not on the lending list., so not heavily used.Books measure 13 1/2 x 10 inches.A35 . Deutsch-englische Ausg. = English-German. Very Good. Small Folio.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Humours of Golf

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1923. Large quarto. Original pictorial boards printed in red, green and black, titles to spine in black. With the pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by the author. Some minor spotting throughout, contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper, boards somewhat dusty, short splits at spine ends but a decent enough copy in the exceedingly scarce dust jacket which has a design not otherwise featured in the book. The jacket is rather dusty with a few minor chips and two longish tears with some associated creasing. First edition, first impression.

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        Fantasia of the Unconscious

      London: Martin Secker,, 1923,. Octavo. Original burgundy cloth, white title label to spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Partial tanning to endpapers, and one corner nicked, otherwise a fine copy in the dust jacket with tanned spine panel and some paper tape reinforcement. First UK edition. Published in the preceding year in New York by Thomas Seltzer, Inc. Along with his 1921 book, "Psychoanalysis of the Unconscious", this work critiques a number of basic Freudian psychoanalytical tenets in proposing Lawrence's own view of the psyche. The Seltzer dust jacket advertised this work in bold terms, calling it "a remarkable statement of the philosophy of D. H. Lawrence ... an important work, vital to every man and woman. The best of Mr. Lawrence's extraordinary genius has gone into the making of this book. It will arose heated discussion ... In our opinion it is the most important work that has appeared since the publication of Nietzche's "Zarathustra".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Physiologie du goût. Nouvelle édition illustrée

      Carteret 1923 2 volumes in-4 (255 x 168 mm), maroquin marron à grain long, dos lisse et plats ornés de motifs gastronomiques inspirés de la couverture, filets sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées, couverture et dos conservés, étui (reliure signée Randeynes). Belle édition illustrée d'un portrait de l'auteur d'après Stanley, et de compositions par Henri Pille et Maurice Leloir, gravées à l'eau-forte par Louis Monziès et Léon Boisson. Tirage limité à 375 exemplaires numérotés, un des 75 sur Japon, et l'un des 25 contenant une suite (N° 55). (très bel exemplaire malgré le dos infimement passé). // 2 quarto volumes (255 x 168 mm), brown long-grained morocco, smooth spine and covers richly decorated with gastronomic tooling inspired from the soft cover, fillets on turns-in, dentelle inside, gilt edges, slipcase (binding signed Randeynes). Nice edition illustrated with a portrait after Stanley, and compositions by Henri Pille and Maurice Leloir, etched by Louis Monziès and Léon Boisson. Limited printing of 375 numbered copies, one of the 75 on Japan paper, and one of the 25 containing a suite (Nr 55). (very fine copy despite the spine slightly faded).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Henri Picard & Fils]
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        Mark Brandenburg. 30 Originalradierungen von Georg Fritz mit einem Geleitwort von Dr. Willy Kurth.

      Willy Weise (1923), Berlin - Imperial-Folio. 3 Bl. Text, 1 w. Bl. u. 30 Bl. Orig.-Radierungen in OHpgt.-Mappe m. goldgeprägt. Deckelillustration. Nr. 13 von 60 num. Exemplaren. Alle 30 Blätter sind vom Künstler numeriert u. signiert. - Vollmer 2,167 erwähnt 30 Radierungen von Georg Fritz (1894-1967). Das vorliegende Exemplar trägt einen Zwischentitel, der 60 Radierungen nennt und hs. mit "2. Folge" bezeichnet ist. - Beginnt mit "Märkische Dorfstraße" u. enthält u.a. die Schlösser in Berlin, Cüstrin, Cöpenick, Dobrilugk, Sorau, Schwedt u. Wiesenburg, den Park von Sanssouci, Ansichten aus Alt-Döbern, Brandenburg, Jüterbog, Mittenwalde, Schwedt, Landschaftsbilder etc. - Die Mappe stärker berieben, Überzugspapier stellenweise fehlend, innen Tasche abgelöst.Titelbl. gebräunt. Seidenpapiere nicht alle vorhanden. Die Taf. nur am äußersten Rande etw. abgegriffen. Teilweise Bräunung durch Abklatsch d. Seidenpapiere. - Sehr schöne Radierungen. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal]
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        Lebt Gott oder ist Gott tot?: Sieben populäre Vorträge zur gemeinverständlichen wissenschaftlichen Einführung in die Frage aller Fragen. Hier in 7 Heften komplett und ein Beiheft `Stimmen der Presse`.,

      Reichenberg, Verein für einheitliche Weltanschauung, 1923 - 8°, zusammen 244 Seiten, 1. Vom Glauben und Wissen. / 2. Die beiden Weltanschauungs-Grundprinzipe. / 3. Beweisreise. / 4. Von der Induktion. / 5. Vom Wunder. / 6. Die Brücke der Erkenntnis. / 7. Von Übergang und Untergang. / 8. Stimmen der Presse. Dieses Heft mit 20 Seiten. Zusammen 8 Hefte inneliegend in betitelten OLeinenschuber dieser beschädigt sonst sehr guter Zustand - 1923. Sehr selten ! b72064 Sprache: de [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Jane Eyre

      Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale de France,, 1923. Folio (383 × 278 mm). Contemporary brown morocco by Durst, titles to spine gilt, 5 raised bands, turn-ins elaborately gilt, brown silk doublures and free endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in the publisher's marbled slipcase. 17 lithographs by Ethel Gabain. Spine just a little faded. A superb copy. First Gabain edition, first impression, one of only 495 numbered copies and handsomely bound. This beautiful edition of Jane Eyre was commissioned by the French collector Edmond Paix, and loosely inserted into this copy is a typed letter signed from Paix to a friend, Monsieur Deltour, explaining that he has had Jane Eyre printed and that he would be happy to send along a copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Alice im Spiegelland. Deutsch von Helene Scheu-Riesz. Ausstattung von Uriel Birnbaum

      Wien/Lpz./New York, Sesam Vlg. 1923.. gr.-8°. 121 (3) S. Mit ill. Tit. u. 12 ganszeit. farblithogr. Illustr. v. Uriel Birnbaum. OLn. Mit Goldpräg. Kanten schwach berieb.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Siegfried et le Limousin.

      Prix Balzac 1923. Paris: Les Arts et le Livre 1926. With engravings by Hermine David. 284 pp. Limited to 815 copies. Bound uncut with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice contemporary halfleather gilt on spine. Binding signed Jakob Baden.. Copy no. 536 of 725 on papier de Rives.Collection des prix littéraires

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        La Festa. Rivista settimanale illustrata della famiglia italiana. Direz. letteraria Giovanni Papini. Direz. artistica Guido Marussig.

      Subject: (Riviste - Arte). Bologna, fasc. con cop. ill. quasi sempre a col. (dis. di Marussig, Dudovich, Cisari, Sinopico, ecc.), cad. di pp. 48, con num. ill. Disponiamo di : A. I, 1923, n 1 (dicembre) - A. II, 1924, n 1, dal n 5 al n 19, 33, 34, 35, 37, 42, 51 - A. III, 1923, annata completa di 52 numeri - A. VII, n 7.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Il Futurismo. Rivista sintetica illustrata mensile. Direttore F. T. Marinetti. 1° maggio 1923. n. 6

      Milano 1923 - Rivista cm. 23 x 29; 4 pagine; in prima pagina: L'Impero Italiano. A Benito Mussolini Capo della Nuova Italia, elogio dell'impero coloniale, di Marinetti, Mario Carli, Settimelli (dove si ribadisce il manifesto a Tripoli Italiana dell'ottobre 1911); in seconda, terza e quarta pagina: L'Inegualismo, elogio dell'ineguaglianza di F. T. Marinetti. In quarta pagina, in fine, invito a visitare la grande sala futurista di Depero alla mostra internazionale d'arte di Monza. Segni di piegature con difettini lungo le pieghe centrali, è comunque buon esemplare di questa rarissima rivista.

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        Antic Hay.

      Chatto & Windus, London - Handsomely rebound in full tan morocco, raised bands on spine., untrimmed. London: Chatto & Windus, 1923. First Edition. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar 1919-1923

      Munich: Bauhaus Verlag, 1923. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. decorated boards. Very good in a fine acrylic and aluminum slipcase/No Dust Jacket. 235 pages. 24.5 x 25 cm. Limited edition, one of 2000 copies in German from a total edition of 2600, the additional 300 each printed in German and Russian were never published. Important overview of the Bauhaus movement during this period. There are nine original lithographs -- by Bayer, Marcel Breuer, Hirschfield Mach, and others, some in color, plus numerous text illustrations. Typographic design by Moholy-Nagy, who began running the photography course in 1923 prompting experimentation in European modernist photography, cover design by Herbert Bayer with contributions by Gropius, Kandinsky, Lyonel Feininger, Schlemmer, Itten, Georg Muche, Lothar Schreyer, Paul Klee and others. Interior contents clean, text portion uniformly if modestly browned, boards bright, small chips to lower spine.

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        Edouard Manet

      Waldmann, Emil. Berlin, Cassirer, 1923. Bound In the original half vellum with corners, Glit title in front cover and spine. Many plates and illustrations in black & white. 134 p. DELUXE edition, with two etchings by Manet, "Berthe Morisot" and "Baudelaire de Profilen Chapeau", and a woodcut in sepia and black ink, "Olympia", after Manet drawing. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        Der heiligen Bücher des alten Bundes zweiter Teil: Die ersten Propheten

      Erich Reiss Berlin 1923 - Berlin. Erich Reitz 1923.Einmalige Monumentalausgabe in 300 Ex. 175 Seiten Bütten. Dreifarbiger Druck. Zweifarbige Initialen. Kapitelanfänge mit reichem farbigen und goldenen Buchschmuck., 32 x 23 (cm). Reicher Volledereinband mit prächtigem kalten Druck; Kopfgoldschnitt; Einband leicht berieben; Einriss am oberen und unteren Teil des Gelenkes; Text in tadellosem Zustand; [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Wares of the Ming Dynasty

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1923 - One of a limited edition of 1500 numbered copies, printed on rag paper and bound in art canvas. Small folio, xvi + 240pp. Prpfusely illustrated, with 50 plates in color and in black & white, each with captioned tissue guard. Hardcover, bound in original lilac buckram over bevelled boards with gilt lettering to spine and gilt vignette to upper board. In very good condition. Binding and hinges are intact and firm. Contents are crisp, clean, and unmarked. No signs of prior ownership. Light foxing to front endpaper and to edge of text block. Minor rubbing to board corners and spine ends. Gilt remains sharp and bright. A very handsome copy overall. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Black Letter Books, LLC.]
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        THE WARES OF THE MING DYNASTY

      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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        Danseuses sur fil de fer *

      (Atelier de Mont-Repos, Lausanne 1923). - Eau-forte originale 21 x 16, signée et justifiée "hors série" à l'encre sépia, sous cadre à fine baguette dorée à la feuille 56 x 42. Rare planche de la série des (10) "Scènes de la vie de cirque", thème qui fascinait manifestement l'artiste et qui a donné lieu à cet album tiré à 40 exemplaires sur Vélin van Gelder. Nous en recherchons un de complet, désespérément, depuis une bonne dizaine d'années.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        La Sultane Daoulah *

      Mornay, Paris 1923. - Broché 22 x 18, couverture rempliée illustrée couleur et rehaussée d'or. Dos à peine insolé. L'un des 100 exemplaires numérotés et réimposés sur Hollande. Charmant volume orientaliste, soigneusement typographié avec cadres et décors bicolores en titres, bandeaux et culs-de-lampe.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Humours of Golf

      Methuen 1923 - 1st edition 1st impression hardback. Book in nice bright condition with previous owner's name neatly written on front endpaper, covers lightly soiled, missing half of back strip. A very rare album of golfing cartoons. Not a book club edition, ex library or a remainder. Scans available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mungobooks]
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        RELIGIO MEDICI, LETTER TO A FRIEND &c. AND CHRISTIAN MORALS.

      Macmillan, London 1923 - Small 8vo. lvi, 392p. With a fine FORE-EDGE PAINTING, perhaps of Southwark Cathedral beyond old London Bridge. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in full morocco, a.e.g., marbled endpapers, dentelles Very minor wear, near fine - a lovely painting

      [Bookseller: First Folio A.B.A.A.]
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        THE VEGETABLE or FROM PRESIDENT TO POSTMAN. Signed

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923 Fitzgerald. THE VEGETABLE or FROM PRESIDENT TO POSTMAN. Signed. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1923. First edition, First Printing of Fitzgerald’s satirical play written at the height of his popularity and published just before The Great Gatsby in a smallish run of only 7650 copies compared to the 20,870 copies for Gatsby or 20,600 for The Beautiful and Damned. 8vo., 145 pp. + 2 pages of advertisements, "Published April, 1923". Very neatly and authentically signed by Fitzgerald in full in blue fountain pen on the front free endpaper. An excellent example. Original blue-green cloth, titles to spine gilt and to cover blindstamped, fore-edges of the leaves are untrimmed. A very near fine or better copy lacking the original dustwrapper but with a fine facsimile supplied for display. From the library of an avid collector and lover of all things Broadway, this book was kept quietly for years amongst the many memorabilia of a life of good taste & connoisseurship. Bruccoli [A10]. [30431] $8750.00. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        When Christmas Crossed "The Peace"

      Toronto: Thomas Allen 1923, 1st Edition. () 2p.l.,149,[1]pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. 16 mo in original stiff card covers. Coloured dust jacket is pasted onto covers as was released. Dust jacket is lightly worn at edges with some very small closed tears and light soiling / foxing on back. Two marks showing a small amount of tape residue, as well as a piece of clear tape closing a tear on front cover. Clean text block with some light wrinkling to front free endpaper. Book comes in original box, with same image as front of book. The box is lightly worn at edges with some discolouration and soiling. 5 dark tape marks remain where the box was once taped shut. A sheet of corregated cardboard is place in the bottom of the box, below the box. Very scarce especially in original box- There is a reddish stain on the bottom of the box (only on the inside). A lovely copy. The fifth work of published fiction by the famous Canadian feminist, politician, and social activist and her rarest book. Bookplate pastedown on page opposite the title page identifies that the book was once part of the library of Gordon Emerson Bowes, Editor of the Peace River Chronicles- a collection of eye witness accounts from the first exploration in 1793 of the Peace River Region. Canadian Author . .

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        So Big

      Laid in is a circa 1923 printed photo of the author, and a signed numbered autograph by Edna Ferber....Doubleday, Page and Co, 1924 True First Edition,with dark Blue cloth covers, gold box front cover with title and author's name in blue(most of the gold still in place),gold title-author's name spine(most in place),publisher's name is black. minor shelfwear,small bump to the top corners and spine ends,webbing showing inside front cover or this book would be very tight(the rest of it is.A small stain on the end pages near the top first inside cover to page 34.slight foxing inside the cover leafs,no names,front cover and spine slightly sunned.A stain (slight) front cover away from the title looks to be a half circle,where someone set a glass on it.. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Just One More Book]
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        The Romance of Sorcery

      London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1923. Bright orange buckram covered boards. Orange unclipped dust jacket. Overall a very nice presentation of Rohmer's only non-fiction book about something dear to his heart. Released in 1923 by Methuen in, what they described as a, 'second and cheaper' edition. nothing 'cheap about this volume.. Inscribed By Sax Rohmer. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Chamber Music

      London: The Egoist Press,, 1923. Small quarto. Original green cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt. Large bookplate to front free endpaper, very light spotting to fore edge, partial tanning to endpapers, ends of spine rubbed. A very good copy. Third edition, first issue. This printing of Joyce's first regularly published book was confined to 500 sets of sheets of which this copy is one of only 107 that were bound for the Egoist Press, the remaining sheets issued later by Cape. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Episodios Nacionales 8 Tomos (2 obras por tomo)

      Sucesores De Hernando-Madrid, Madrid - Colección "Episodios Nacionales", publicados entre 1923 y 1927. 8 volumenes con dos títulos cada uno. Al final de cada episodio, nota con todas las traducciones. Tomo I:Trafalgar-1ªserie-51ºmillar-1927-267pp-y la Corte de Carlos IV-1ª serie-48ºmillar-1927-297pp-Tomo II:El 19 de Marzo y el 2 de Mayo-1ªserie-48ºmillar-1927-285pp-y Bailén-1ªserie-46ºmillar-1927-268pp-Tomo III:Napoleón en Chamartín-1ªserie-46ºmillar-1924-323pp-y Zaragoza-1ªserie-46ºmillar-1926-279pp-Tomo IV:Gerona-1ªserie-44ºmillar-1926-258pp-y Cádiz-1ªserie-44ºmillar-1926-336pp-Tomo V:Juan Martín el empecinado-1ªserie-1926-279pp-y La batalla de Los Arapiles-1ªserie-41ºmillar-1926-399pp-Tomo VI:El equipaje del Rey José-2ªserie-40ºmillar-1923-263pp-y Memorias de un cortesano de 1815-2ªserie-41ºmillar-1924-233pp-Tomo VII:La segunda casaca-2ªserie-39ºmillar-1925-287pp-y El grande Oriente-2ªserie-37ºmillar-1925-281pp-Tomo VIII:7 de Julio-2ªserie-40ºmillar-1922-231pp-y Los cien mil hijos de San Luis-2ªserie-39ºmillar-1928-245ppEdición popular, bien conservada. Novela histórica española. Literatura española. Spanish historical novel. Spanish literature. MUY BUENOS ejemplares con sello de Fulgencio Galán Cerezuela, representante exclusivo en Africa. 192- [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 101Poe /La FOTO del libro es descripción]
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        Wanderer of the Wasteland

      Harper & Brothers, 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed. Stated First Edition with L-W code on copyright page. Tipped in is a check from Zane Grey's personal account, SIGNED by Zane Grey (the perforation holes approach but do not touch the author's sihature). The volume is bumped on the spoine ends and the pages have light age toning. The 90 year old unclipped dust jacket, sleeved in myular, is edge worn with chipping (to a depth of 3/16") at the spine ends and corners. The spine has some modest toning.

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        Hopi Patriarch (Su-pe-la)

      [1923]. Fine condition. Approximately 11-1/4 x 9-1/2 inches image area.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        The World Crisis

      This is a collector grade copy of the first abridged and revised edition, third and final printing of Churchill's history of the First World War.  Churchill's history - which he titled "The World Crisis" - was originally published between 1923 and 1931. Of The World Crisis, Churchill bibliographer 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.  He served as 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 masterwork - originally published in six volumes between 1923 and 1931 - far exceeds this purpose.  This important edition covering the war years 1911-1918 is not just an abridgement. It incorporates revisions by Churchill with new material, including a whole new chapter on the Battle of the Marne, as well as a new introduction.  The U.S. edition preceded the British, making it the true first edition. There were three printings of the U.S. first abridged and revised edition - 1931, 1942, and 1949.  All three are quite scarce in the original dust jackets. Here is the third printing.  A large book and quality production, it is 866 pages with fold-out maps and illustrations, bound in an attractive, vertically scored red cloth.  This is a superior copy for collectors, fine in a near-fine dust jacket.  The red cloth binding is immaculate, with virtually no wear. We note only a hint of wrinkling at the spine ends.  The contents are clean, bright, and tight.  No spotting.  No previous ownership marks.  All fold-out maps and illustrations are present and pristine.  Even the text block edges remain clean and bright.  The black dust jacket of this edition proved particularly susceptible to wear and scuffing, perhaps owing to the thin paper of the dust jacket (which was printed black on white paper), and the size and weight of the book. Here is a notable example of this dust jacket. The jacket is highly complete and unclipped, still bearing the original $7.50 price on the front flap.  Spine presentation is excellent, with Churchill's red facsimile signature entirely unfaded and only trivial wear at the head and tail.  The front face bearing the prominent Churchill photo shows only mild wear at the edges.  The white rear face is bright with almost no soiling and two tiny triangular chips - one at the top edge and another at the upper hinge.  The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover.  Additional images are available upon request.  Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.5.c, Woods/ICS A31(ba), Langworth p.114

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        La Revue Méridionale. De Février 1923 (Tome IV - n° 1) au 15 Septembre 1925 (Tome VIII - n° 10 et dernier numéro publié) sauf Mai 1923

      Rédaction et Administration La Revue Méridionale 1923 - 30 numéros in-8 br., Rédaction et Administration, Bordeaux, 1923 Rare série proposant de manière quasi-suivie (hormis l'absence du numéro de Mai 1923) de la "Revue méridionale" fondée par le Comte Bertrand de Lur-Saluces, depuis Février 1923 jusqu'à son dernier numéro publié daté du 15 septembre 1925. A cette date, la Revue Méridionale fusionna avec la "Revue Fédéraliste" de Lyon. La présente série a été richement truffé par l'abonné de coupures de presse (collées sur des feuillets insérés dans chaque numéros) relatives à la politique, aux lettres et aux arts, mais également à la vie locale (Bordelais et Gascogne). L'aspect global de la collection en est fortement affecté (et chaque numéro est protégé par un papier kraft souvent contrecollé en marges), mais l'intérêt de la série, l'une des rares à s'ouvrir aussi largement aux Félibres de "Guyenne et Gascogne" (dont Adolphe Dumas), en est encore accru. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        Handzeichnungen Italienischer Meister des XV-XVIII Jahrhunderts. Herausgegeben von Joseph Meder.

      Wien: Anton Schroll & Co 1923 - Large folio, no. 306 of 500 copies, being a 16 page pamphlet sewn in paper covers and 40 fine coloured plates in paper mounts. Some creasing to the edges of several of the mounts otherwise in fine condition, held in the original printed portfolio, some wear to the lower cover. "Albertina-Facsimile". Including work by Fra Angelico, Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo Da Vinci and Lorenzo Lotto.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        Cane

      Boni & Liveright, New York 1923 - First edition. Introduction by Waldo Frank. Bookplate and owner's name on the front pastedown, slight bumps at the extremities, a near fine copy lacking the very rare dustwrapper. A lovely copy of the first, and certainly one of the most important books of the Harlem Renaissance. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        NUTTYBUB AND NITTERSING

      Osboldstone & Co., 1923-01-01. Hardcover. VeryGood. Cover title: The Story of Nuttybub and Nittersing. Early book of the Gumnut Babies, which were fairy-like cherubim cute beyond belief who inhabited the Australian bush. Gibbs'' creations were seminal to Australian children''s literature and are still in print today. VG condition indeed, with only minor reading smudging to pages, bit of rubbing to extremities. No writing, no coloring, binding is solid. Lacks the scarce jacket.First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Browsers Bookstore]
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        Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry 1914-1919 in Two Volumes: Volume I: Narrative. Volume II: The Roll of Honour and Appendices [With Volume III:] Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry 1919-1957

      London and Griesbach, Alberta: Hodder and Stoughton Limited and Hamilton Gault Barracks 1923-191, 1st Editions. (Hardcover) xxiii,411;[vi],391xvi,411pp. Very good. Three volumes Octavo. Original red or maroon cloth with gilt lettering. Illustrated with numerous plates from B / W photos, in-text drawings (vol.III only), 10 colour folding maps (Vol.I only), 12 B / W folding maps (including folding sketch map tucked into rear pocket of Vol. I). Tipped-in colour frontispieces (Vol.II). Vol.I spine slightly faded, slight denting to head. Denting to bottom corners. Vol.III title-box slightly faded, publisher's letter and related ephemera loosely tucked in front. Overall great condition, rare as a complete set. Complete set of the authoritative histories of the P.P.C.L.I. Raised in 1914 by Hamilton Gault, "The Patricia's" have since become one of the most decorated regiments of the CF. They established themselves as a fighting force during their valient defence at Ypres, now legendary in Canadian military history. They returned to Europe again in 1939 and were among the first to liberate Holland. They fought again in Korea, intervened in Cyprus and during the breakup of Yugoslavia, and still today defend their homes in Canada from disasters of the elements. Foreword by Lady Patricia Ramsay. Introduction by Brigadier A. Hamilton Gault..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Poems and Seven Drawings

      San Francisco: Edward and Robert Grabhorn, 1923. . Printed by the Grabhorns on laid paper and limited to 250 copies (of which only a few were sold) and most were given to friends of the author-artist. In 1922 Edward and Robert Grabhorn approached Dixon about producing a limited edition of his poems with rich illustrations. He then provided them with twenty-two poems and he produced 7 original woodcuts for the edition. They decided upon the finest laid paper and batik cloth for the binding. Light corner wear beautiful design on covers is rich with Dixon's Southwest motif, from the library of Hugh and Douglas M. Allen.. Original Cloth Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Maynard Dixon. Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Bibendum Sketchbook. [Illustrations by Cousyn, Grand Aigle, Hautot, C. King, O'Galop, Ortiz and others]. BIBENDUM'S TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR

      [Michelin, Paris?, 1923]. Oblong 4to., First Edition thus, text in English, title and text in blue and black, with very numerous delightful cartoons throughout, neat signature on title; original illustrated wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, yapped edges, covers mildly age-soiled else a very good, clean copy of a rare booklet. One of the world's oldest trademarks, 'Bibendum' (the 'Michelin Man') was created in 1898 by cartoonist Marius Rossillon ['O'Galop'] at the instigation of Andre Michelin. The figure's first mass appearance was on the company's famous poster of 1898 since when it has continued to represent the Michelin company in over 150 companies. This very scarce booklet was produced to mark the figure's twenty-fifth anniversary. Since text and captions are entirely in English (but printed in France) we assume that this is the English version of a French promotional publication. A RARE SURVIVAL. . Catalogs: illustrated books.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        The Tomb of Tut·Ankh·Amen

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd,, 1923–27–33. discovered by the late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter. 3 volumes octavo. Original sand cloth, titles gilt to spine and upper board, gilt scarab on black on-lay to the upper boards, green patterned endpapers. Profusely illustrated from photographs by Harry Burton, photographer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A little rubbed and soiled, slight lean, mild foxing to the edges and prelims, more extensive in volume III, which is also lightly damped at the fore-edge of both boards with minor adhesion damage to the endpapers, overall a very good set. First editions, first impressions in original cloth of a set only rarely found complete thus. A key text of Egyptology, Carter's account of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamen, is the primary source for what is surely, alongside Schliemann's discovery of Troy, the most famous archaeological excavation of all time: the first and to date the finest royal tomb found virtually intact in the history of Egyptology.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The World Crisis

      This is a collector grade copy of the first abridged and revised edition, third and final printing of Churchill's history of the First World War.  Churchill's history - which he titled "The World Crisis" - was originally published between 1923 and 1931. Of The World Crisis, Churchill bibliographer 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.  He served as 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 masterwork - originally published in six volumes between 1923 and 1931 - far exceeds this purpose.  This important edition covering the war years 1911-1918 is not just an abridgement. It incorporates revisions by Churchill with new material, including a whole new chapter on the Battle of the Marne, as well as a new introduction.  The U.S. edition preceded the British, making it the true first edition. There were three printings of the U.S. first abridged and revised edition - 1931, 1942, and 1949.  All three are quite scarce in the original dust jackets. Here is the third printing.  A large book and quality production, it is 866 pages with fold-out maps and illustrations, bound in an attractive, vertically scored red cloth.  This is a superior copy for collectors, fine in a near-fine dust jacket.  The red cloth binding is immaculate, with virtually no wear. We note only a hint of wrinkling at the spine ends.  The contents are clean, bright, and tight.  No spotting.  No previous ownership marks.  All fold-out maps and illustrations are present and pristine.  Even the text block edges remain clean and bright.  The black dust jacket of this edition proved particularly susceptible to wear and scuffing, perhaps owing to the thin paper of the dust jacket (which was printed black on white paper), and the size and weight of the book. Here is a notable example of this dust jacket. The jacket is highly complete and unclipped, still bearing the original $7.50 price on the front flap.  Spine presentation is excellent, with Churchill's red facsimile signature entirely unfaded and only trivial wear at the head and tail.  The front face bearing the prominent Churchill photo shows only mild wear at the edges.  The white rear face is bright with almost no soiling and two tiny triangular chips - one at the top edge and another at the upper hinge.  The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover.  Additional images are available upon request.  Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.5.c, Woods/ICS A31(ba), Langworth p.114

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        BAROCK-BOZZETTI Italienische Bildhauer Italian Sculptors Deutsch-Englische Ausgabe English-German Edition Volume I

      Frankfurt: Frankfurter Verlags-Anstalt, 1923.. 1st edn. Vol I only. 4to. Original cloth-backed marbled paper-laid boards (corners a little bumped - otherwise VG). Pp. 166, illus with 73 b&w plates and 43 illus in text (plates and pages bright and unmaked; front and rear inner hinges weakened; previous owners' neat inscriptions on front free endpaper). .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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        When Christmas Crossed the Peace

      Toronto: Thomas Allen, 1923 Toronto: Thomas Allen, 1923. First Edition. 12mo, 149 pp. Flexible card stock boards; scarce original colored woodcut paper dustjacket wrapped around original card covers; still rarer original matching gift box. Some chipping to VG jacket, two repairable cuts separating a piece of the otherwise VG+ gift box . Interior is immaculate, almost certainly never read; Fine. Rare in any form, this work of fiction by early - and now quite famous - Canadian women's rights activist Nellie McClung - is the story of some Canadian women who outwit the raucous local men in a small Alberta town on Christmas Eve. McClung was such a leader in Canadian Women's Suffrage that on October 18, 1999, she and four others from the movement were permanently honored in the form of five larger-than-life bronze statues (by Canadian artist Barbara Paterson) which were unveiled at Olympic Plaza in Calgary. A second set was unveiled on October 18, 2000, on Parliament Hill - an honor previously reserved for Fathers of Confederation, Canadian monarchs, and deceased prime ministers. Veyr difficult to find at all, nearly impossible to locate in its full woodcut pictorial jacketing and the matching gift box. Please feel free to ask questions or request additional scans. - Jeff Harvey L28

      [Bookseller: Singularity Rare & Fine]
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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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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