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        RELIGIO MEDICI, LETTER TO A FRIEND &c. AND CHRISTIAN MORALS

      London: Macmillan, 1923. Very minor wear, near fine - a lovely painting. 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

      [Bookseller: First Folio]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Brooklyn Books]
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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

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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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 Dark Frigate

      The Atlantic Monthly Press (1923), New York - A very clean, bright and pleasing copy of this Newbery Award winning title of 1924, the third book so honored. This is the first state jacket with Atlantic Monthly Press at the foot of the spine. The jacket is very nice on the front panel and the spine. The rear panel shows separation at the hinge to the rear flap running 80% of the way down. With nine illustrations, including the frontispiece. Original yellow/orange boards, illustrated in black with the same image as the jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place 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

      [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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        La fosse aux filles (lama) *

      Bossard, Paris 1923. - Reliure signée de Devauchelle, bradel à plats marbrés, dos de chagrin caramel avec titre et fleuron dorés, couverture et dos conservés, ex-libris. Bonne reliure et envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Madame Claude Farrère (Henriette Rogges), à la date du livre, sur un feuillet intercalaire, pour ce titre qui passe pour une variante russe de "La Maison Tellier". Édition originale, après 25 vélin de Dap Cau.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Compilacion de las Leyes del Procedimiento Civil Boliviano, Annotado

      1923. Cosio, Felix Ruben. Rocha, Calixto de la. Compilacion de las Leyes del Procedimiento Civil Boliviano, Anotado y Concordado. Contiene: Ley de Organizacion Judicial, Ley de Pensiones, Montepios y Jubilaciones, Codigo de Procedimiento Civil, Ley del Notariado, Arancel de derechos Procesales, Procedimientos Especiales Sobre Juicios Coactivos, Expropiaciones y Cobro del Impuesto Sobre Sucesiones, Tratados de Derecho Civil y Procesal Internacionales, Repertorio Alfabetico de Terminos Legales, Reformas Ultimas, Indice Cronologico de las Leyes, Decretos, Resoluciones y Ordenes Contenidos en Este Codigo y Otras Varias Importantes Disposiciones Relacionadas con la Compilacion. La Paz: Imp. Artistica, 1923. [viii], ix, 533 pp. Stiff printed wrappers bound into contemporary quarter cloth over marbled boards, gilt title to spine. Light soiling and shelfwear, light browning to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Location label to spine, annotations to front endleaves, small inkstamp to verso of title page. * Only edition located. An annotated compilation of laws and legislation concerning civil procedure of the original Bolivian Code of Civil Procedure. Adopted in 1830 and based on the French civil code, it was replaced in 1975. No copies on OCLC. Not in the British Museum Catalogue.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        Æstetik og Udvikling. Efterskrift til Den lange Rejse.

      Orig. udg. Kbhvn. 1923. 176 s. Indbundet ubeskåret med de originale for- og bagomslag og guldsnit i smukt privat halvlæder sign. August Sandgren.. Med J.V.J.´s bibliograf Frits Johansens ex-libris

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        NEW HAMPSHIRE. A POEM WITH NOTES AND GRACE NOTES

      New York: Henry Holt, 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Light wear to the spine tips with rather faint dampstaining to the bottom portion of the spine and rear cover. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper. J. J. Lankes. First Trade Edition of one of Frost's most notable books and winner of his first Pulitzer Prize containing such poems as "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" and "Fire and Ice." Illustrated with woodcuts by J. J. Lankes. This copy is SIGNED by the poet on the front endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        HARMONIUM

      New York: Knopf, 1923. First Edition. Cloth-backed boards. Near Fine, lacking the scarce dustwrapper. One of only 215 copies in the second binding of striped multi-colored boards of perhaps the most important first book of poetry of the 20th century. Edelstein A I.a. Fresh and bright copy inside and out. Spine label a little faded but readable; very mild rubbing and edgewear.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Harmonium (Rare First Edition | Poetry | Poems)

      New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1923. FIRST EDITION, first printing, first binding -- RARE checked pattern of blue, red, yellow, and white checks on the boards (1st binding - Only 500 with this binding). Original quarter dark blue cloth with paper label at the top of the spine. Label has red lettering and surrounding design. Top edge red. Edges untrimmed. Wear to the extremities, paper label darkened and slightly chipped, advert sheet from the publisher laid in. Previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Overall in GOOD condition. Photos available upon request. See Edelstein's "Wallace Stevens: A Descriptive Bibliography" pg 4. WALLACE STEVENS (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955) was a American Modernist poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and spent most of his life working as a lawyer for an insurance company in Connecticut. His best-known poems include "Anecdote of the Jar," "Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock", "The Emperor of Ice Cream," "The Idea of Order at Key West," "Sunday Morning," and "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird.". First Edition. Quarter Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover.

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        Selected Poems

      New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1923. . Second printing, signed by the author 'Robert Frost/Amherst May 1924" who was Professor of English at Amherst .On the front pastedown is the book plate of Eugene Kimball Morsman and with his signature dated May, 1924, the year he graduated from Amherst. Mr. Morsman later, went back to Amhearst and worked for 14 years as the curator of fine books at the Amherst College Library.143pp., and contains his famous "The Road Not Taken", bound in green decorative cloth backed in black cloth lettered in gilt, bottom corners worn through, and another bookplate. A very good copy.. First Edition. Octavo.

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        The Bather

      1923. () Fine. 28.5 X 19.75 CM (11.25 X 7.75 inches) original coloured woodcut on paper, 24 / 100. In 2.5 CM (1 inch) brushed silver metal conservation frame with slight wear. Off white acid free matting. In extremely good condition, with no fading or acid burn. Crisp, Clean colours. Frame measures 50.75 X 40.75 CM (20 X 16 inches). Metal wire hanger across back. With a pencil notation of the title and edition number below the image to the left, across from this, to the bottom right of the image is Phillips' signature (also in pencil. Boulet MBL70. For a reproduction of the image see page 65 in Boulet "The Tranquility and the Turbulence". A beautiful woodcut by the famous Canadian artist depicting a young girl in a green dress. She stands, hand on her hip, looking out over the water. A delicate tree in is in foreground and behind her is a beautiful expanse of water abstracted into interesting brown and blue ripple shaped. The excellent quality of framing and pristine condition makes this print especially desirable. Walter Joseph Phillips (October 25, 1884 – July 5, 1963) was an English-born Canadian painter and woodcutter, acclaimed as one of Canada's most famous printmakers and for popularizing the colour woodcut in the style of the Japanese. His artistic career spanned from the 1900s through the 1940s, during which time his work was exhibited throughout North America and Great Britain. In 1940 he was asked to become a resident artist at the Banff Centre, then known as the Banff School of Fine Arts, where he played an important role in the development of their visual arts program. Its Walter Phillips Gallery, which focuses on contemporary art, is named after him. The Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta holds an extensive collection of Phillips works and a research archive..

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        Tory M.P.'s on Mr. Brodrick's Army Corps Scheme, bound in Pamphlets & Leaflets for 1903, Being the Publications for the Year of the Liberal Publication Department

      This Bound volume contains Liberal Leaflet No. 1923 entitled "Tory M.P.s on Mr. Brodrick's Army Corps Scheme. The pamphlet is 4 pages in length and contains two excerpts from Churchill's House of Commons Speech of 24 February 1903 - the last of his famous six oratorical assaults on Brodrick's plan to expand the Army. In 1903 Winston Churchill was a brash new member of Parliament. Then Secretary of State for War, John Brodrick, had introduced a plan for expanding the peacetime Army. Brodrick was a fellow Conservative and Cabinet member. Churchill had been an Army officer and had partaken in four wars on three continents before election to Parliament in 1900. Nonetheless, Churchill vehemently assaulted Brodrick's plan. Fascinatingly, this was the same fight upon which Churchill's father, Lord Randolph Churchill, had gambled and lost his own political career in 1886. Unlike that of his father, Churchill's opposition ultimately prevailed, with Churchill making six major speeches on the subject in two years. Published here are two separate excerpts from Churchill's House of Commons speech of 24 February 1903, the last of these six speeches. The full text of the address was subsequently collected in Winston S. Churchill His Complete Speeches under the title "Army Organization" in Volume I, pp. 164-175 (the Churchill excerpts appearing on pp. 167 and 173). The only other publication is in Mr. Brodrick's Army, under the title "Promise and Performance" with an erroneous date of 23 February. Of great interest, these are the only three known published appearances of this speech and the extract that appears here differs significantly in phraseology among all three publications. The fact that these speech excerpts - by a Conservative M.P. attacking the plan of a Conservative Cabinet member - are published by the Publications Department of the Liberal Party presages the momentous impending change in Churchill's political alignment. In 1904 Churchill would leave the Conservative Party of his father to join the Liberals. He would not return to the Tories until 1924. The bound volume offered here is itself a fascinating piece of history, containing a total of 20 pamphlets and 62 leaflets, many of which are unlikely to now be found anywhere else given their fragility and ephemeral nature. The volume is bound in black pebble grain leather spine over ribbed green buckram covers - the more commonly seen binding variant for Liberal Publications volumes of this era. The book measures 8 inches tall by 5.5 inches wide. It contains a table of contents indexing by subject the numerous bound pamphlets and leaflets, as well as an Index of Subjects. Condition is very good. The black leather spine remains supple, retains bright gilt, and shows virtually no wear. The green boards show little wear, but are moisture stained. The contents are truly excellent - crisp, clean, bright, and tight with no inscriptions. The gilt top edge remains bright. Light spotting is confined to the fore edge and bottom edge of the text block. The pamphlet bearing Churchill's speech excerpts is pristine with no wear or flaws. Additional images available upon request. Bibliographic reference: Cohen D1/1, unknown to Woods.

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        NEW HAMPSHIRE. A POEM WITH NOTES AND GRACE NOTES with AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT STANZA

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

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        Laughing Anne

      Vine Books, London,, 1923. A Play. Octavo. Original vellum, titles to spine gilt. Housed in green paper covered box. Fine. First Edition. First Impression. Limited to 200 copies signed by Joseph conrad.

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        The Secret Agent. A Drama in Three Acts

      London: Privately Printed for Subscribers only by T. Werner Laurie Ltd, 1923. First edition thus. Number 347 of 1000 copies, signed by Conrad. 8vo. [x], 186 pp. Boards backed with parchment, uncut and unopened. Fine copy with just a touch of toning to spine ends. In soiled dustjacket. Smith, p. 112; Cagle A54 . Conrad first dramatized The Secret Agent in 1920 in four acts, and in 1921, 53 copies were privately printed in Canterbury by H. J. Goulden. The play was produced in London in 1922. This version followed that, and was later republished in 1934 by Methuen and Co. in Three Plays

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        The World Crisis

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited.,, April 1923–31. 5 volumes in 6, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles gilt to spine and blind to front boards, blind ruled bands along top and bottom edge of spine and boards. The whole set housed in a blue cloth slipcase. Illustrated throughout with maps and charts (many folding), occasional photographic plates and some manuscript facsimile plates. Errata slip laid down to dedication leaf verso of volume 1, and also one tipped in at the half-title of volume 3 part II. Ends and corners rubbed, spotting to edges and occasionally to some early and late matter, a few white marks to front board of volume 1; a very good set. First editions, first impressions. Working with astonishing speed and energy, Churchill produced this mammoth history of the First World War in the aftermath of electoral defeat. The work deals with his reorganization of the Royal Navy in the years leading up to the War, defends his Gallipoli policy, and criticises Haig's strategy. "Although parts of The World Crisis were highly autobiographical, drawing on documents from Churchill's private papers, the book as a whole was a stupendous narrative of the war in Europe featuring masterly set-piece accounts of major battles. Dictated to secretaries as he strode up and down the room, it exhibited his passionate interest in war and his romantic conception of the 'true glory' of the troops who perished on the Somme" (ODNB). In aim and method, it foreshadows his Second World War: together they form the single most important and authoritative grand narrative of the conflicts of the twentieth century. The final volume bears the ownership inscription (dated November 1932) of historian Herman Churchill (no relation), founding chairman of the History Department of Rhode Island State College.

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        La séparation des races *

      Éditions du Monde Nouveau, Paris (1923). - Broché, couverture imprimée, étui-boîte demi parchemin 21 x 14 de Jacques Menétrey, plats de papier marbré bordé d'un filet doré, lettre autographe sous passe au contreplat. Notre volume, qui devrait l'être, n'est pas numéroté. Fait plus curieux, il comporte un mystérieux monogramme imprimé sous la mention " Exemplaire spécialement justifié pour". Une lettre autographe de trois pages, un rien étrange, prolonge le suspense. Ramuz y fait l'entremetteur pour une sollicitation de direction de "Société Toepfer", en voie de constitution. Il s'excuse de l'audace de cette démarche "d'un profane tel que moi", effectuée pour ne pas désobliger en correspondant insistant.Judicieusement paré d'un habit rouge feu, en allusion au tragique incendie du dénouement de cette oeuvre quasi policière, nous possédons dans le prolongement de cette exemplaire un second sur le même papier, dans une élégante reliure de teinte similaire par Canape, avec un envoi au libraire Nicolas Rauch.[Bringolf 29a] Édition originale B. L'un des 50 exemplaires sur Hollande, outre 5 Japon et 445 bouffant.

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        SHAKE-SPEARES SONNETS

      Maastricht: The Trajectum ad Mosam Press, 1923. One of an edition of 170 hand-numbered copies, Limited and Special Issue, the second book of the press, printed on Simili Japon Van Gelder. With decorated title-page and colophon in red and black. Small 4to, specially bound in a fine binding of full dark-honey calf, blocked in blind with lettering and decoration to the upper cover, the spine with raised bands. [6], 154, [1 colophon] pp. A very handsome and probably unique copy of this scarce book, very well preserved in fine condition. A UNUSUALLY PLEASING AND HANDSOME COPY OF THIS BEAUTIFULLY BOUND, PRINTED AND DECORATED EDITION OF SHAKESPEARE’S SONNETS, OFFERED HERE ON HANDMADE PAPER. Little need be said of Shakespeare’s Poems. The Sonnets are still regarded as the greatest poems ever written in the language and this fine edition allows the reader the simple pleasure of enjoying them in this lovely limited illustrated edition. The text is large and all pages are embellished with head pieces. A perfect gift for a loved one or oneself. “Full many a glorious morning have I seen, Flatter the mountain tops with sovereign eye, Kissing with golden face the meadows green, Gilding pale streams with heavenly alchemy...”

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        DELIZIE GALANTI. DI INCISORI FRANCESI NEL SETTECENTO.

      Berlin/ Bologna, Verlag Julius Bard/ Casa Editrice Apollo, 1923.** - Relié en toile bleu, cadre fleuronné d' argent, dos orné de fil. argent, 25,5x32,5cm, 36pp + 100pp planches n/b. Edizione di 200 copie numerate, n° 37. Composiziones di Freudenberger (1745 - 1801), Pietro Antonio Baudouin ( 1723 - 1769), Niccolô Lafrensen ( 1737 - 1781), Giovanni Michele Mareau ( 1741 - 1814), Stefano Aubry ( 1745 - 1781), Giovanni Onorato Fragonard ( 1732 - 1806), L. Trinquesse ( 1767 - 179?), G. B. Le Prince ( 1736 - 1807), Augustino di Saint - Aubin ( 1736 - 1807), Antonio Borel ( 1743 - 1810), Giovanni Battista Greuze ( 1725 - 1805), Francesco Boucher ( 1703 - 1776), Carlo Eisen ( 1720 - circ. 1780). 2410 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Regeneration promotional brochure or pressbook

      Florida: The Norman Film Studios, 1923. No binding. Very Good. Folded multi-panel promotional brochure meant for mailing (folded size 11" long and 3 1/2" wide). Opens up to a size of 21 7/8" x 14". & Recto lists all coming attractions, gives quotes on the film, and states`` The Norman Film Mfg, Co. is the only Company Making Colored Pictures that Owns and Operates its Own Studio and Laboratory.`` Verso has a full sheet orange and black poster with a photograph showing a scene from the movie with text as follows: This Is An Exact Reproduction Of Window Card. The Norman Film Mfg. Co. Presents Regeneration. Sensation Of The Year‹Romance in the Southern Seas Featuring Stella Mayo Sensational Colored Screen Beauty. Supported by M.C. Maxwell, Alfred Norcom, Charlie Gaines, Clarence Rucker, Dr. R. L. Brown and Steve Reynolds.. One Of The True Stories Of Living Colored Examples. All Colored Cast. Six Smashing Reels.& , Regeneration was an "all colored cast" silent film produced in 1923. , "He (Norman) soon went into business for himself and by 1920 had made a number of short films as a traveling film producer. After 1920 Norman established himself and his company in Jacksonville, Florida, and began producing all black films. He made several of these "race" films in the 1920's and distributed them through the 1930's. Norman continued to be involved with the motion picture industry in one capacity or another until the mid 1950's. Among the films produced by Norman are Belle Starr (1912), The Man at the Throttle (1915), Sleepy Sam the Sleuth (1915), The Wrecker (1915), The Green Eyed Monster (1916 and 1920), Pro Patria (1916), The Love Bug (1920), The Crimson Skull (1921), The Bull Dogger (1921), Regeneration (1923), The Flying Ace (1926), and Black Gold (1928). quoted from Indiana University Archives, which holds the R.E. Norman papers,

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        Histoire illustrée de la gravure en France. Complet en 4 volumes de texte et 3 volumes de planches. [illustree]

      Paris: Maurice Le Garrec, 1923. Livre. Très bon. En Feuilles. Ed. originale. In-folio. Paris, Maurice Le Garrec, 1923-1929. Texte : (I) Des origines à 1660, XXI-212 pp. ; (II) De 1660 à 1800, XXVIII-245 pp. ; (III) XIXeme siècle, XXXII-301 pp. ; (IV) Table générale, 169 pp. Soit 4 volumes 32 x 23 cm, in-4°, brochés sous couverture rempliée crème et imprimée en noir et sous étuis individuels gris. Planches : (I) 14 pp. + planches 1 à 486 + 3 planches surnumréaires en début de volume, deux pages de titre ; (II) 15 pp. + planches 487 à 908 ; (III) 15 pp. + planches 909 à 1392. Soit 3 volumes 45 x 33 cm, grand in-folio, portant au total 1395 illustrations dont 18 en couleurs sur 875 planches, toutes sous serpentes légendées, en feuilles sous chemises imprimées en noir ou en couleurs et sous portefeuilles imprimés au dos. Edition originale. Tirage limité à 750 exemplaire (+ 25 ex. d'auteur) : n° 520. Notre exemplaire est bien complet des deux épreuves tirées d'après les plaques originales : celle de Daubigny (n° 1022) et celle de Camille Corot (n° 1068). L'ensemble constitue un magnifique exemplaire, où l'on doit tout juste déplorer, une étui partiellent fendillé aux arrêtes, un portefeuille portant une petite restauration, un portefeuille avec l'un de ses 6 rubans déchiré et de menues fentes à certaines charnières des chemises. Les planches, tout comme le texte, sont dans un état de fraîcheur remarquable. Cette somme monumentale pesant près de 40 kg, prévoir des frais de port en conséquence. (Monod, 3210, qui semble oublier le volume de table).

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        A Son at the Front

      Macmillan and Co., Limited., 1923. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt. Minor crease to the cloth of the lower board - a production flaw, partial browning to the endpapers but a particularly bright copy. First Edition, First Impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper to the French translator of this work, "To Paul Alfassa with all gratitude for a translation which is an Interpretation Edith Wharton, November 1923". There are two pencil corrections to the text in the author's hand. Included is a shoddy copy of the first trade edition of the French translation, inscribed by Alfassa to his own son.

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        Abeille *

      André Coq éditeur, Paris (1923). - Broché 33 x 25, couverture rempliée illustrée, imprimée en noir et rouge. Début de fissure en pied, légèrement tacheté. Bel exemplaire sur Japon ayant échappé à la numérotation comme suite et dessin annoncés lui font défaut. Il n'en reste pas moins le plus désirable qu'on puisse se mettre sous la dent ce 19 juin 2009, jour où l'on concocta cette notice, entre science et poésie, au cyber marché des internautes extraverti - Et, comme on dit: un extraverti en vaut deux !

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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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