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        The Diary of Samuel Pepys M.A. F.S.A Clerk of the Acts and Secretary to the Admiralty. Transcribed from the Shorthand Manuscript in the Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By the Rev Mynors Bright M.A. Late Fellow and President of the College

      London: G. Bell & Sons. 1923. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. H Half Morocco. Very Good. 10 vols complete. Various paginations. Very handsome blue half morocco Roger de Coverley binding, with gilt lines and blue cloth boards. TEG. Very minor rubbing and the occasional tiny scuff mark to the leather, but this is a strikingly strong and clean set 104b

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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        R. U. R.(ROSSUM'S UNIVERSALS ROBOT)

      LONDON: HUMPHREY MILFORD/OXFORD. F WRAPS. PUB 1923. FIRST EDITION. ISBN: TRANSLATED FROM THE CZECH BY P. SELVER AND ADAPTED FOR THE ENGLISH. ISBN: STAGE BY NIGEL PLAYFAIR. A BEAUTIFUL COPY. . Keywords: PLAY, FANTASY, INVISIBLE, ABCDEF.

      [Bookseller: JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS]
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        R.U.R. (ROSSUM'S UNIVERSAL ROBOTS): A PLAY IN THREE ACTS AND AN EPILOGUE ... Translated from the Czech by P. Selver and Adapted for the English Stage by Nigel Playfair

      London -: Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press,. 1923. original printed black wrappers.. A fine, bright copy. A scarce edition of this influential work.. Enclosed in custom clamshell box. (#138579). First British edition. This adaptation differs from that of the 1923 Doubleday, Page edition. "This play was first performed in 1921 in Prague and has since that time been translated and performed through the world. The word robot which Josef Capek coined for the play, based on the Czech word robota, 'forced labor,' has become a part of most modern languages." - Lewis, Utopian Literature, pp. 38-9. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-37; (1981) 2-13; (1987) 2- 15; and (1995) 2-16. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 358. Negley, Utopian Literature 182. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1837-43. Bleiler (1978), p. 39.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Die Bücher der Bibel. Nach der Übersetzung v. Reuss

      Bln. u. Wien, B. Harz (1923).. 3 Bde. [Alles Erschienene]. Die Lehrdichtung/Die Liederdichtung/Überlieferung und Gesetz. 4°. 304; 328; 552 S. Mit je 1 Serien-, 1 Doppeltit. u. zahlr. Illustr. v. Ephraim Mose LILIEN. OHLdr. m. Rückengoldpräg. Kap. u. Kanten berieb. Brieger 209ff.; MNE I, 113 .; Jüd. Lexikon III, 1113 - Vollständige Ausgabe. Umfaßt die Bde. 1: Überlieferung und Gesetz. Das Fünfbuch Mose und das Buch Josua. - Bd. 6: Die Liederdichtung. Die Psalmen. Die Klagelieder. Das Hohelied. - Bd. 7: Die Lehrdichtung. Die Sprüche. Hiob. Prediger. Ruth, Jona, Daniel, Esther.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        A Voice From Mars.

      London, Arthur H. Stockwell. [1923] - First Edition, in what we suspect to be the primary binding, subsequent bindings being titled in red or black this copy titled in gilt). Near fine in publisher's blue cloth titled and ruled in gilt. Slight rubbing to extremties otherwise bright and crisp. Dusty top edge, internally clean. A scarce bit of manly juvenile fiction in which a couple of strapping chaps intercept a radio message from Mars and pop off to visit the red planet in search of adventure and 'the girl of Jack's dreams'. The daring duo meet opposition in the form of a gang of villainous old High Priests who are keeping the population under their heel (as you do), a couple of service revolvers and a bunch of grenades later and Mars is safe for Englishmen at last! This copy inscribed by the author to the flyleaf and signed on the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        Trees of the Genealogia Deorum of Boccaccio

      Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1923. FIRST and LIMITED EDITION, one of only 160 copies printed on handmade Fabriano Paper. With 21 plates, three of which are in beautiful full colour, with printed tissue guards. Also with fine engraved ititials and tables throughtout. 4to, publisher’s original half vellum over buff boards with small vellum corner-pieces. 24pp + plates. A very fine copy, near as pristine. SCARCE, LIMITED TO ONLY 160 COPIES. A study of the genealogical tables used to decorate Boccaccio's great mythological work, from manuscripts and the early printed editions. Genealogia deorum gentilium, known in English as On the Genealogy of the Gods of the Gentiles, is a mythography or encyclopedic compilation of the tangled family relationships of the classical pantheons of Ancient Greece and Rome, written in Latin prose in circa 1360 by the Italian author and poet Giovanni Boccaccio. The first printed edition was in Venice at the early date of 1472. By 1499, no fewer then eight editions had published, attesting to the popularity of the work. Ernest Hatch Wilkins was a respected authority on Italian literature. His teaching career began at Amherst as an instructor of Romance languages from 1900 to 1904, and continued at Harvard, where he taught from 1906 to 1912 and again from 1947 to 1950 as a visiting lecturer on Italian literature. In 1912 he went to the University of Chicago where he was successively Associate Professor and Professor of Romance languages until his move to Oberlin in 1927. From 1923 to 1926 he served the University as Dean of its College of Arts, Literature and Science Wilkins served as Oberlin College's seventh president from 1927 until his retirement in 1946. He authored several respected works on Dante, Petrarch and Papini. He was a corresponding member of the Accademia Della Crusca in Florence and was decorated with the Cavaliere della Corona d'Italia in 1920 for his international promotion of Petrarch and Dante.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        Demian

      New York : Boni and Liveright , 1923 A nice collectible copy of this scarce first American edition of a literary classic. Pictorial cover boards are bright and clean with some bumping at extremities especially at one corner of the front board. Binding is solid. Text block and interior pages are clean and unmarked.

      [Bookseller: Boomerang Booksellers]
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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).

      [Bookseller: ERIK TONEN BOOKSELLER]
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        MEKHIRES-YOYSEF

      Berlin; Vostok. 1923. Pictoral boards. 4to. [86] pages. 20x26cm. Illustrated. First edition. In Yiddish. Title translates as “Selling Joseph”. Illustrations, cover and fonts designed by Joseph Chaikov. An illustrated retelling of the biblical story of Joseph being sold into slavery by his jealous brothers. This story was one of the first Yiddish theatrical productions published in 1711 and has since become a popular Purim play. This modern prose version is based on the book "Tam-veyosher", adapting a Western text for modern Eastern readers. Max Weinreich was a co-founder of YIVO in Vilne, and published this book the same year as finishing his doctoral thesis on the history of Yiddish philology. Chaikov, a sculptor and graphic designer, was a member of the Russian avante-garde and later became an active soviet artist. In 1921 he published the first Yiddish sculpture book, “Skulptur”, advocating avant-garde sculpture as the new Jewish Art. Subjects: Joseph (Son of Jacob) . Bible – Illustrations. OCLC lists 10 copies. Original gilt pictorial velvet boards, spine taped. Very Good condition. (SPEC-36-11) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        FICHTER'S VOGEL EIN MARCHEN

      Berlin: Bruno Cassirer, 1923.. Small folio. Quarter vellum and pictorial boards. Boards a bit sunned at edges, otherwise a very good copy. First edition in this format, illustrated with twelve lithographs after drawings by Max Slevogt. The lithographs were printed by M.W. Lassally, and the letterpress by Jakob Hegner. One of 360 numbered copies, signed by the artist.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Ilias & Odyssee - [Iliad and the Odyssey. German ] - [Complete in 2 Uniform Volumes]. Translation by J. H Voss

      Berlin, Im Askanischen Verlag, [1923-1924], 1923. The splendid Askanischen Verlag edition. Designed by otto von Holten; The splendid Askanischen Verlag edition. 1st in this form. Limited to 1000 numbered sets. Subjects; Wood-engraving, German -- Germany -- Berlin -- 20th century. Printing --Germany --Berlin --Specimens. Homer -- Iliad -- Odyssey -- Ancient Greek literature -- Classics -- Epic poetry. Language: German. Thick small folio set in gilt-tooled full vellum; top edges gilt, others uncut. Raised bands with the spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Front hinge of volume 1 starting. An exceptional set overall; scans and additional detail on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Jesus of the Emerald

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1923. First Edition. First Printing. Hardcover. Two small cracks in spine, hardly visible. Tissue guard protecting the image of Jesus is creased, small spot on the tissue guard and the facing (title) page. . Long poem with an Afterword by Stratton-Porter concerning the ancient Christian legend of Lentulus, an envoy of Tiberius Caesar, who was sent by Caesar to report on what he could learn about Jesus. Upon hearing of the beauty of Jesus, Caesar called a master craftsman to carve the true likeness of Jesus on a large emerald. Bound in paper vellum boards decorated with the spectacular carved emerald and the chain to which it is attached. A lovely, nearly perfect copy. The noted defects are quite minor. Does not include box or glassine wrapper. Scarce, especially in this condition. Near Fine, gift quality. Stated first edition, this is the true first edition, preceding the English edition of the same date [MacLean, p. 38]. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. [43] pages .

      [Bookseller: Sweet Beagle Books]
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        KO-JI HO^-TEN

      1923. Paperback. WEBER, V.-F. "KO-JI HO-TEN" Dictionnaire a l'usage des amateurs et collectionneurs d'objets d'art japonais et chinois. Paris: Chez l'auteur, 1923. Limited edition: This copy is number 217, from an edition of 585, signed by Weber. Profusely illustrated - with over 2100 text illustrations and 75 plates, of which five are in color. Two folio volumes: 40 x 30 cm. (15 3/4 by 12 in.). V. 1: 512 pp. V. 2: 512 pp. + 138 pp. appendices, + 4 pp. 'Liste des corrections secondaires' laid-in. Bound in their original red-and-black-printed paper wrappers. Wrappers show occasional light soiling but are generally clean. Volume 2 has a closed tear at the crown. Both volumes are quite clean and crisp within, though occasionally over opened (- which isn't surprising given the size and weight of these volumes in relation to their paper bindings). Housed in matching blue and white patterned-cloth chitsu cases, lined with marbled paper, with cloth labels. The bright chitsu cases have darkened slightly along their top-edges and backs. An attractive copy of the rare signed limited edition of Weber's classic work on Japanese and Chinese culture, religion and art. It provides information about famous sites in both countries, as well as information about historical and legendary personages; describes manners and customs, festivals and religious practices; and provides biographies, signatures and other distinguishing marks of the painters, sculptors, engravers, ceramists, and other artists and craftsmen. It also offers summaries of the Japanese and Chinese tales and legends that have inspired the artists of the two countries in their works and in the ornamentation of furniture and other objects.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Jacob's Room [Rare Signed Copy]

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1923. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the first American edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original yellow cloth with a paper spine label, lacking the rare dust jacket, SIGNED AND CONTEMPORARILY DATED BY VIRGINIA WOOLF on the half-title as follows: "Virginia Woolf / Oct. 1923"; Virginia Woolf's third novel, in which she presents Jacob Flanders' life story from his childhood through his adulthood until he is killed during World War I. In this important modernist work, Woolf presents Jacob's life story primarily through various women in his life who give their own perspectives of him -- an experimental form and a dramatic departure from her more conventional prior novels. A mere 1,500 copies of the first American edition were printed. The book was first published in England in a Subscriber's edition of 40 copies (only a few of which are on the market), issued prior to the UK trade edition and for which Woolf filled in a preprinted Subscriber's slip with the book's title and the Subscriber's name. She also signed and dated the slips Oct. 1922. The Subscriber's slip, signed separately from the book, then would be tipped onto the book's front free endpaper. Here we have a Very Good copy of the first American edition, first printing. The book is mildly askew at the spine, shows light handling soil, moderate bumps and some wear to the board corners, some modest spotting to the boards, thin and low diagonal bump across rear board, light pushing to the spine ends, some wear to the spine label's edges, and a short marginal tear to the first page of text -- not affecting the text. As noted above, the Subscribers copies were signed on a slip which then was tipped onto the book's front free endpaper -- i.e. the book itself was not signed. In the copy presented here, however, Woolf has signed and dated the book itself. Copies of this important work actually signed by Woolf are extraordinarily scarce to the market. Furthermore, this copy has an excellent Provenance, having come from the Estate of decorated Naval veteran and noted Actor Douglas Fairbanks, whose bookplate resides on the book's front pastedown. A Very Good copy of an important Virginia Woolf novel, with the book itself SIGNED AND CONTEMPORARILY DATED BY VIRGINIA WOOLF. RARE INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Lettres D'Odilon Redon

      Paris et Bruxelles: Librairie Nationale d'Art et d'Histoire. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine. FIRST EDITION, one of only 110 numbered deluxe copies on Vélin d'Arches à la cuve, with 3 original etchings by Redon. Preface by Marius-Ary Leblond. Paris et Bruxelles: Librairie Nationale d'Art et d'Histoire, 1923. Octavo, original decorative paper wrappers; custom cloth box. Wrappers in remarkable condition; very clean, just one small closed tear; the most minimal wear to the tail of the spine. Internally very clean and partially unopened. A superb and very beautiful copy. Rare.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        The Coca-Cola Company: Opinions, Orders, Injunctions, And Decrees

      1923. [Trademarks]. [Coca-Cola]. [Supreme Court, United States]. The Coca-Cola Company: Opinions, Orders, Injunctions, And Decrees Relating to Unfair Competition and Infringement of Trade-Mark. [Atlanta: The Coca-Cola Company, 1923]. 648, viii pp. Color plates. Facsimiles. Original buckram, three lettering pieces to spine, two red, one black. Light shelfwear and soiling, tiny chip to edge of spine label, internally fresh. * First edition. Illustrated throughout with several color reproductions of cola company trademarks, this volume collects briefs and other documents relating to the several appellate, district and U.S. Supreme Court decisions regarding the Coca-Cola trademark from 1886 to 1923, including a famous decision by Justice Holmes. OCLC locates 4 copies in North American law libraries (Catholic University, Jenkins, University of Cincinnati and University of Denver).

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        Manuale dell'uccellatore.

      Subject: (Uccellagione). Milano, Hoepli, 1923. 16mo leg. orig. br. cop. ill. (con qualche fioritura) pp. XVI-271 con 83 inc. n.t. e una tav. f.t. (Ceresoli, 255)

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Cold Chills" with Louise Fazenda. (Supervised by Jack White. E.W. Hammons Presents a Jack White Production. Educational Pictures "The Spice of the Program".)

      Educational Film Exchanges, Inc - 1923. () Very good. Original poster. 42" X 28". Verticle crease and three horizontal creases where it was folded. Dark, bold colours and strong imagery. Minimal wear and creasing near edges. A fantastic poster. Dramatic Poster advertising a 1923 short comedy film starring Lige Conley and Louise Fazenda. Fazenda was a gawky, highly popular slapstick funny girl silent film star of the time who starred in several silent shorts and full length films. She started as a Mack Sennett Bathing Beauty. Some of her movie roles include: the Old Maid, A Dream Comes True, and Ever Since Eve. Poster depicts a fantastic image of a maid holding a candle stick. A man in black looks as though he is about to grab her. The expressions on each face are comedically extreme. A great old film poster! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Islamic Bookbindings

      London::: Kegan Paul Trench Trubner & Co. Ltd,, 1923.. First edition. Cloth. Very Good. One of 550 copies. 167 pages with 36 tipped-in colour plates with tissue guards, of which 3 are folding. The plates themselves are facsimile reproductions of interior and exterior book covers, with the edges cut to replicate the original. The colour quality is outstanding. The items reproduced date from the 14th through the 19th centuries and are from Egypt, Persia and Turkey. On the facing page is the title and description in gilt-stamped borders. Golden orange cloth with gilt-lettered maroon morrocco spine label. Light exterior wear to cover, hinges strengthened with cloth, contents in excellent, clean condition. Folio. 14 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches.

      [Bookseller: Asiafinebooks]
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        REMINISCENCES OF A STOCK OPERATOR

      New York: George H. Doran Company, [1923].. 299pp. Half title. Original green cloth, spine gilt. Slightly cocked, minor shelf wear, small tears in cloth at bottom of spine. Very fresh internally. Very good. Lacks the dust jacket. The second printing of the first edition of this classic fictionalized biography of the famed stock trader, Jesse Lauriston Livermore. The first edition is distinguished by being in a slightly larger format, bound in tan cloth, with the title stamped in blind on the front board and in gilt on the spine. It is a detailed and informative primer on trading and speculation, and remains a valuable source of insight to this day. A legendary rarity in any form.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        [An important Scrapbook of newspaper cuttings, from the 1920s concerning the early days of Broadcasting in the UK]

      1923-1935. Full calf soft cover, fits snugly into a new custom built black cardboardsurround and sturdy black cloth slipcase. In excellent condition. Scrapbook, pp.100 filled with newspaper cuttings. The cuttings report various subjects- from the formation of the BBC, John Logie Baird, first broadcasts of Harry Lauder, Dame Nellie Melba, Sir John Reith, beginning of TV, tthe thermionic valve, crystal sets, telephones, Glasgow Broadcasting Station and its role in early broadcasting, attempts to communicate by 'wireless radio' with Martians. The cuttings are interspersed with manuscript notes on technical aspects of early broadcasting A fascinating scrapbook giving a unique insight into the early days of TV, radio and telephony

      [Bookseller: G&R Stone]
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        NEW HAMPSHIRE: A Poem With Notes and Grace Notes

      New York: Henry Holt, 1923. First Edition, The Limited First Edition printing of 350 copies only, SIGNED by Frost. Woodcuts by J. J. Lankes. 8vo, publisher’s original polished black cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine panel and with fine gilt decoration and lettering to the upper cover. 113 pp. A fine copy just slightly mellowed on the spine. THE IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE SIGNED BY ROBERT FROST. NEW HAMPSHIRE is one of Frost’s earliest works and also one of his greatest. The collection includes the title-poem, one of his longer works, as well as over 35 others. It includes such well known poems as; “Star-Splitter, “Dust to Snow” and perhaps one of his most often recited works “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”, a perennial holiday favorite in New England and other chilly climes. Considered one of the greatest 20th century American poets, Frost also won much acclaim and popularity throughout the English speaking world. J.J. Lankes and Robert Frost enjoyed a long professional and personal association. Lankes’ woodcuts beautified many of Frost’s published works.

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        GAME BIRDS AND WILD-FOWL

      - OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. Written and illustrated by A. Thorburn, F. Z. S. Containing thirty plates in colour, showing fifty-eight species. Longmans, Green and Co. New York, Toronto, Bombay, Calcutta, and Madras. 1923. In fólio (38x29 cm) com vii, 78 pags. Encadernação do editor, com coifas e cantos cansados, e sem sobrecapas de protecção. Exemplar com leves picos de humidade nas folhas de guarda, e no geral um bom exemplar. Ilustrado com 30 mágnificas cromogravuras com as aves preferidas na caça em Inglaterra e na Irlanda: faisões, perdizes, patos, abetardas, etc. [EN] With vii, 79 pages and 30 fine plates, fine copy. Interior contents clean and tight, light foxing to first few and last blank endpapers, backstrip worn head and foot, corners bumped, else a very good copy in the publishers original red cloth binding gilt at spine and with 30 wonderful full coloured plates present and in fine condition with paper guards. Location/localizacao: 9-6-B-27

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        The Game Birds And Wild-Fowl Of Great Britain And Ireland

      London: Longman, Green & Co., 1923. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. crimson cloth. Very good./No Dust Jacket. 79 pages in text. 38 x 29 cm. Thirty full page color plates with tissue guards depicting fifty-eight species. Index. Interior contents clean and tight, light foxing to first few and last blank endpapers, armorial bookplate of W.R. Grace, corner and extremity wear, backstrip worn head and foot.

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        Die Bücher der Bibel. Nach der Übersetzung v. Reuss

      Bln. u. Wien, B. Harz (1923).. 3 Bde. [Alles Erschienene]. Die Lehrdichtung/Die Liederdichtung/Überlieferung und Gesetz. 4°. 304; 328; 552 S. Mit je 1 Serien-, 1 Doppeltit. u. zahlr. Illustr. v. Ephraim Mose LILIEN. OHLdr. m. Rückengoldpräg. In Orig.-Schuber. In tadellosem, neuwertigen Zustand. Brieger 209ff.; MNE I, 113; Jüd. Lexikon III, 1113 - Vollständige Ausgabe. Umfaßt die Bde. 1: Überlieferung und Gesetz. Das Fünfbuch Mose und das Buch Josua. - Bd. 6: Die Liederdichtung. Die Psalmen. Die Klagelieder. Das Hohelied. - Bd. 7: Die Lehrdichtung. Die Sprüche. Hiob. Prediger. Ruth, Jona, Daniel, Esther.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        INVESTIGATIONS OF X-RAYS AND BETA-RAYS BY THE CLOUD METHOD. Part I. X-Rays And Part II Beta-Rays. Proceedings of the Royal Society Vol. CIV (104) pp. 1-24 & 192-212 +Plates

      London:: Royal Society,, 1923. Fine. Fine First Edition extracts of Wilson's classic papers on his cloud chamber from the Proceedings of the Royal Society. Bound in modern marbled boards with the title and contents pages from the volume. University library blindstamp title page. No other markings. The 21 cloud chamber pictures of X-rays and beta-rays on coated stock printed recto only were the the culmination of many years research by Wilson and at last showed the full potential of this method as a tool for particle physicists.

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        Love's Labour's Lost. PAUL SCOFIELD'S THEATRE COPY; STRATFORD 1946

      University Press, Cambridge, 1923. 8vo., First Edition thus, with a portrait frontispiece in photogravure (original tissue guard present) and title in red and black; original limp brown cloth, upper cover blocked in blind, backstrip lettered in gilt, covers very lightly creased else a very good, bright, clean copy, now housed in custom-made solander case. THIS IS PAUL SCOFIELD'S PERSONAL COPY, USED BY HIM IN PLAYING THE ROLE OF DON ADRIANO DE ARMADO IN PETER BROOK'S PRODUCTION AT THE SHKEAPEARE MEMORIAL THEATRE STRATFORD IN 1946. IT IS SIGNED AND DATED BY SCOFIELD ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER AND BEARS NUMEROUS STAGE DIRECTIONS AND ANNOTATIONS IN HIS HAND. Peter Brook's production of Love's Labour's Lost was premiered in the 1946 Stratford Festival where it began its run on 26 April. Starring Hugh Griffith and David King-Wood, the cast included 24 year-old Scofield in the role of Don Adriano de Armado (the 'fantastical Spaniard') and Donald Sinden as Dumain. The cast also included Scofield's wife Joy Parker. ARMADO'S SCENES (MOST NOTABLY ACT I SCENE 2, ACT III SCENE 1 AND ACT V SCENE 2) ARE ANNOTATED WITH THE RELEVANT STAGE DIRECTIONS IN SCOFIELD'S HAND. Paul Scofield (1922-2008) was one of the most famous classical actors of his generation. Noted for his striking presence and distinctive delivery, he was often compared to Laurence Olivier. In a career spanning over six decades, he is probably best remembered for his Oscar-winning portrayal of Sir Thomas More in Fred Zinneman's 1966 film of Robert Bolt's play 'A Man for All Seasons'. Scofield later repeated this role on Broadway, where he won a Tony award - one of only eight actors to win both the Tony and the Oscar awards for the same role on stage and film. In 2004 a poll of actors of the Royal Shakespeare Company, including Ian McKellen, Janet Suzman, Donald Sinden, Ian Richardson, Antony Sher and Corin Redgrave, acclaimed Scofield's Lear as the greatest Shakespearean performance ever. Scofield declined a knighthood no fewer than three times, but was appointed CBE in 1956 and CH in 2001. A SPLENDID AND IMPORTANT PIECE OF THEATRE HISTORY, AND A NOTABLY PERSONAL ITEM OF MEMORABILIA FROM THE EARLY CAREER OF ONE OF THE GREATEST SHAKESPEAREAN ACTORS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. . Catalogs: theatre & cinema.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        The World Crisis 6 Volumes - 1911-1914; 1915; 1916-1918 Part I; 1916-1918 Part II; The Aftermath; The Eastern Front

      London: Thornton Butterworth. 1923. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. F First Editions. H Full-Leather. Near Fine. 6 volumes 1923 -1931. Bound in a recent dark blue morocco with a red label , teg and gilt lines. Splendid set. 102b

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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        The World Crisis. Including: 1911-1914; 1915; 1916-1918 (Part 1 and 2); The Aftermath; and The Eastern Front

      Thornton Butterworth Limited, London, 1923-31,, 1923. FIRST EDITIONS. 6 volumes; 8vo; pp. I. (vi) + 536, II. 577, III. (x) + 589, IV. 474, V. 368, VI. 368. Illustrated throughout with maps and charts (many folding). Beautifully bound in recent half dark blue morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt 'Lion Rampant' tooling to spines; blue cloth boards; top edges gilt. Errata slips present. Foxing to edges and first 20 pages of vol.I; only marginal, very light and very occasional thereafter, as for a couple of other volumes. A very elegant set. Woods A31(a). Langworth 103.

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        The World Crisis. 1911-1914; 1915; 1916-1918 parts I and II; The Aftermath; The Eastern Front

      London: Thornton Butterworth, (1923-31). . First edition, six volumes, 8vo. Numerous maps, charts and illustrations, Errata slip tipped onto the half title of volume IV, contemporary signature to the fly leaf in volume I, a few spots, mostly to endpapers. Original gilt titled dark blue cloth, spine ends a little bumped, minor rubbing and bumping to the extremities of volume II, otherwise an excellent bright set. Woods, A31(a).

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        The World Crisis, full set of six British first edition, first printings

      Offered here is a full British first edition set of Winston Churchill's The World Crisis 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 six volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose. Many consider the British edition aesthetically superior to the U.S., with its larger volumes and shoulder notes summarizing the subject of each page. This is a sound and respectable full British first edition set in nearly very good overall condition, compromised only by minor aesthetic flaws. All six volumes are first printings, including the final and scarcest volume, The Eastern Front. Moreover, The Aftermath is the first state of the first printing (lacking the errata slip at p.9). All six bindings are tight, and square, with nicely rounded spines and strong spine gilt. All six bindings show some shelf wear, but apart from the typical light scuffing and wear to extremities, the only other two exterior flaws to report are some outward bowing to the 1915 volume boards and a Boots library sticker on the front cover of The Eastern Front. The Eastern Front volume is nonetheless notable for sharp corners and only very light external wear. Notably, the Aftermath does not suffer any of the blistering of the cloth to which this particular volume is prone. The contents of all six volumes are tight and complete. All maps, charts, etc. are intact, including the notoriously fragile color folding map at the end of The Eastern Front. Only the final two volumes bear previous ownership marks. The Aftermath has a small, decorative bookplate on the front pastedown and a gift inscription dated the year of publication on the ffep. The Eastern Front bears the aforementioned Boots Library sticker on the front cover, inked initials on the ffep, and a .75 inch black inked line on the bottom edge of the text block. Internally, spotting is light throughout the set, substantially confined to the prelims of each volume. All six volumes show modest spotting to the text block edges. Please note that this large set may require additional postage. Bibliographic reference: A69.2(I-VI), Woods/ICS A31(ab), Langworth p.105.

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        The World Crisis (6 vols.: The World Crisis; The World Crisis 1915; The World Crisis 1916-1918 Vol. I and Vol. II; The Aftermath (The World Crisis 1918-1928); The Unknown War: The Eastern Front)

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923-1931. Hardback.. Very good condition.. The first vol. published April 1923; 1915 published Oct. 1923; 1916-1918 both vols. dated 1927 on title page and copyright page; The Aftermath is a stated second printing, April 1929; The Unknown War has the 'A' on the copyright page; all volumes have the Scribner seal on the copyright page. All volumes have slight dust speckling to the page edges and prices written on the front pastedowns. The first vol. has a faded spine, dulled gilt on the spine, faint spotting to the front cover, previous owner's name. 1915 has slight bumping to the corners and bottom edge of the front board. The two 1916-1918 vols. have very good dust jackets with toned spines, light soiling, and light edgewear. Not price clipped. The Unknown War has a previous owner's name stamped on the front pastedown.

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        The World Crisis - full set of six first editions (mixed printings) with superlative shelf appearance

      Offered here is a beautiful, collector-worthy full first edition, mixed printing set of Winston Churchill's The World Crisis. This was Churchill's history of the First World War, published between 1923 and 1931. Collectors will note that the U.S. is the true first edition, as U.S. publication preceded the British. 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 six volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose. This is an excellent, collector grade set of first editions featuring a mix of first, second, and third printings. The 1916-1918, Volumes I & II are first edition first printings. The 1911-1914, 1915, and The Aftermath volumes are first edition, second printings. The Unknown War is a first edition, third printing. This is the very best shelf presentation we have seen for unjacketed copies - bright, uniform, and showing virtually no wear. The russet boards and spines, so prone to sunning, are all clean and bright with unfaded color, bright gilt, and nothing more than light shelf wear. The contents of all six volumes are truly crisp and clean with no spotting and no inscriptions. If these books were ever read, they were read very gently. Searching for flaws, we note two trivial white marks on the spine of the 1915 volume, a corner bump on 1916-1918 Part 2, and some whitish marks on 1916-1918 Part 1 confined primarily to the covers. Bibliographic Reference: Cohen A69.1(I).e, A69.1(II).c, A69.1(III-1).a, A69.1(III-2).a, A69.1(IV).b, A69.1(V).c; Woods/ICS A31(aa), Langworth p.103.

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        ICH UND DU

      Leipzig: Insel-Verlag, 1923 Buber, Martin. ICH UND DU. Leipzig. Insel-Verlag, 1923. 8vo. 137, (3) pp. True First Edition. Publisher's brownish cardboard binding lettered black & red the upper cover & lettered black on the spine. [Extra date neatly penned on title page "18.XII 1932" & "Kh"]. A near fine example in the exceedingly rare original plain dustwrapper printed black on the spine in very good condition with several modest chips. Slight darkening at the top edge of the upper cover, head & heel mildly bumped otherwise a very collectible copy of this Buber masterwork one of the most important books of the last century. Martin Buber, [1878-1965], Austrian-born Jewish Philosopher, Story Teller, Theologian - best known for his philosophy of dialogue, a form of religious existentialism centered on the distinction between the I-Thou relationship and the I-It relationship. Ich und Du, is today considered a landmark of twentieth-century intellectual history. Buber was strongly moved by the writings of Frederich Nietzsche and Ich und Du united the seminal existentialists themes of modern German thought with the traditional Judeo-Christian thinking. In Ich und Du, Buber presents the view of a world in which human beings can enter into relationships using their innermost complete self to form true partnerships beyond the notion and incorrect view that the universe is merely the object of our senses and experiences. "Buber argues for an ethic that does not use other people (or books, or trees, or God), and does not consider them objects of one's own personal experience. Instead, Buber writes, we must learn to consider everything around us as "You" speaking to "me," and requiring a response. Buber goes on to demonstrate how these interhuman meetings are a reflection of the human meeting with God. For Buber, the essence of biblical religion consists in the fact that -- regardless of the infinite abyss between them -- a dialogue between man and God is possible. Ecumenical in its appeal, Ich und Du nevertheless reflects the profound Talmudic tradition from which it has emerged". Excellent copy indeed. $3550. 1st Edition.

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        The Diary of a Drug Fiend

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Company / the London Publishers 1923, 1st edition. () 368pp. Fine in very good dust jacket. Octavo. In original black cloth with red titles. First American edition, with "The London Publishers" stamped at base of book spine in red. Clean and solid text block, no previous owner markings. Hinges are firm and strong. In original, exceptionally scarce dustjacket, with minor loss to top and bottom of spine, light sun fading to spine; not clipped. Dust wrapper has had professional restoration on the top and bottom of the spine and the corners. Crowley's most famous work of fiction; believed to be a thinly veiled autobiographical account of his own addiction to heroin. Extremely rare in an original dustjacket..

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        A LOST LADY

      New York: Knopf, 1923. Limited First Edition. Minor separation bottom front pastedown at inner joint - about 3" and easily repairable - else a near-fine largely uncut copy in a nearly complete scarce glassine dj (some nicks & small tears with minor loss); in broken box (with a small 4" piece missing from the closed back end of the box); the box itself still holding together.. Limited First Edition. A Novel. Copy #165 of 200 numbered & signed by Cather. One of the scarcer early limited editions. Large 8vo blue paper-covered boards with cloth spine & spine-label.

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        Science of Being

      New York: J.F. Tapley, 1923. 331 Pages. Three line six word inked gift inscription plus date (1967) on front endpaper. Four pencil (erasable) page numbers on back endpaper. No other marks or stamps to this tight, square book. Very light (barely noticeable) wrinkling to right side corners (about 1 inch) of first 30 pages. My guess is that this wrinkling was caused by page turning. No other defects noted. The paper used is of Ivory color India Bible. This was the first time in the history of paper manufacturing in the United States that such a paper was made. It is extremely light and thin, of the highest grade with great wearing qualities. Well-known English artist, Malcolm Thurburn, was commissioned to make the lettering, ornamentations, and the illustrations for the title pages, which are individual for each of the seven lessons. The emblem of the Science of Being is stamped in pure gold on the cover, and all materials used in the making of the book are of the highest obtainable quality. Gold, which represents the pure Mental Ray, was taken as the basis for the color scheme of the book. In its most condensed shade of dark brown, it is used in the binding and in the general print of the book. In its golden shade it is used to emphasize important sentences. The glittering golden print produces a very deep impression on the sub-consciousness of the reader, acting as a luminous sign, which engraves itself in fiery letters upon the mind. Page edges are also in gold color. Everyone in possession of this book will soon discover that merely to possess it is to have established a connecting link between Universal Life Energy and the individual who owns the book, or the house or office where it is kept. It is advisable to carry the book with oneself whenever a business transaction or any important step is contemplated. The book will always act as an inspiring, harmonizing and protecting agent because of its actual connection with the pure magnetic vibrations of Universal Life Energy. -- This from the laid in brochure titled Information for the Reader. The three laid in information pamphlets and the book are inside the original gold 7 1/4 x 4 3/8 inch storage box.The box itself is intact and shows some light wear. This is a very rare original title in surprisingly good condition that is evidence of careful storage. Additional scans available on request. Baron Eugene Fersen was born in 1873 in St. Petersburg to Marie the Grand Duchess of Russia. HIs grandfather was King Alexander II of Russia. His uncle was Leo Tolstoy and his half-sister was Queen Maria of Romania who was the grand-daughter of Queen Victoria of England. Eugene and his mother came to the US in 1901 where they remained under suspicion for radical religious thinking up through World War I and they became American citizens in 1923. Fersen continued his teaching until his death in Seattle in 1956. The 'Lightbearers' continue Fersen's work to this day.. First Edition. Hard Back. Very Good/No Dust Jacket As Issued. 4" x 7".

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        Riceyman Steps

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd,, 1923. Octavo. Original green cloth. Titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Spine a little rolled, some spotting to late and early leaves. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket. First edition, first impression.

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        Two Poems

      Stanmore: No Publisher, 1923. Illuminated manuscript, 8pp (ignoring blanks), bound in full calf, smooth back, covers with single fillet gilt border and flower head corner pieces, marbled endpapers, probably bound by Riviere. Spine faded, very slightly rubbed to extremities, internally bright and clean, with old acetate guards laid in to each page. Highly competent and attractive illuminating, done by Betty Brown in 1923. With an A.L.S. from Alberto Sangorski, reading "Dear Miss Brown, Herewith I am sending you your illuminated manuscript bound in calf and I trust you will like it and hope you will still continue to keep to your writing and illuminating, as it would be such a pity to stop now having advanced so well. Your work has been greatly admired and you show great promise - I trust you are keeping well, Yours respectfully, Alberto Sangorski (Kind regards to your elder sister)". Alberto Sangorski, a great calligrapher himself, was the brother of Francis Sangorski of Sangorski and Sutcliffe, but by this time Alberto was working for Riviere. Signed by Illustrator, With an A.L.S.. First Edition. Full Calf. Very Good. Illus. by Brown, Betty. 8vo. Illuminated Book.

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        Lot of 116 Southern Churchman Magazines 1923 - 1932 Protestant Episcopal Church

      Southern Churchman Co., Richmond, Virginia. PAPERBACK. Lot of 116 Southern Churchman Magazines 1923 - 1932 - Issues Include: Southern Churchman - June 30, 1923; Southern Churchman - May 3, 1924 Alfred Tennyson poem to cover; Mary Lois doll ad; Southern Churchman - May 10, 1924 Keble poetry to cover; Nice Southern Railways full page ad to back cover; Southern Churchman - May 17, 1924 Southern Churchman - May 24, 1924 Ascension by Wadsworth to cover; Southern Churchman - June 7, 1924 Main Building National Cathedral School, Mount St. Alban photo to cover; Southern Churchman - June 28, 1924 Edwin Hatch poem to cover; Southern Churchman - July 5, 1924 A.D. Watson poetry to cover; Southern Churchman - July 12, 1924; Southern Churchman - July 19, 1924 The Bishop of Jerusalem at Jamestown 1922 photo to cover; Southern Churchman - July 26, 1924 George Matheson poetry to cover; Southern Churchman - August 2, 1924 FL Hosmer poetry to cover; Southern Churchman - August 9, 1924 Edward Rowland Sill poetry to cover; Southern Churchman - August 16, 1924 Henry Van Dyke poem to cover; Southern Churchman - November 8, 1924 Nice American Red Cross ad to cover; Mary Lois doll ad; Southern Churchman - November 15, 1924 JH Newmau poetry to cover; Southern Churchman - November 29, 1924 Keble poetry to cover; Southern Churchman - December 6, 1924 Joyce KIlmer poetry to cover; Southern Churchman - December 20, 1924 Angels announcement to the shepherds illustration to cover; Southern Churchman - January 3, 1925 Thomas Curtis Clarke poetry to cover; Southern Churchman - January 10, 1925 JH Newman poem to cover; Southern Churchman - January 17, 1925 Southern Churchman - January 31, 1925 Christina G. Rosetti poem to cover; Southern Churchman - February 7, 1925 Southern Churchman - February 14, 1925 Whittier poem to cover; dampstained edges; Southern Churchman - February 21, 1925 Alice Cary poem to cover; Southern Churchman - February 28, 1925; Southern Churchman - March 7, 1925 Dagmar automobile ad inside; Southern Churchman - March 14, 1925; Southern Churchman - March 21, 1925 Frederick Emerson Brooks poetry to cover; Southern Churchman - March 28, 1925; Southern Churchman - April 4, 1925 Nice Dagmar automobile ad to back cover; Southern Churchman - April 18, 1925 Christopher Wordsworth poem to cover; Southern Churchman - May 2, 1925 H,B. Stowe poem to cover; Southern Churchman - May 23, 1925; Southern Churchman - July 11, 1925; Southern Churchman - July 18, 1925 W.C. Doane poem to cover; Southern Churchman - August 1, 1925 John Oxenham poem to cover; Southern Churchman - November 7, 1925 John Addington Symonds poetry to cover; Southern Churchman - December 12, 1925 Phillip Brooks poetry to cover; Southern Churchman - January 2, 1926 Frederick Faber poem to cover; Southern Churchman - January 9, 1926; Southern Churchman - January 16, 1926; Southern Churchman - February 6, 1926 Whittier poetry to cover; Southern Churchman - March 13, 1926 "Twelfth Night" couplet to cover; Southern Churchman - April 10, 1926 R.W. Gilder poetry to cover; Southern Churchman - May 29, 1926 Wordsworth poetry to cover; Southern Churchman - June 19, 1926 Keats poetry to cover; Southern Churchman - July 3, 1926; Southern Churchman - July 10, 1926; Southern Churchman - July 24, 1926; Southern Churchman - August 21, 1926; Southern Churchman - September 4, 1926; Southern Churchman - September 11, 1926; Southern Churchman - September 25, 1926; Southern Churchman - October 2, 1926; Southern Churchman - October 9, 1926; Southern Churchman - October 16, 1926; Southern Churchman - October 23, 1926; Southern Churchman - November 6, 1926 American Red Cross Ad to cover; Southern Churchman - December 13, 1926; Southern Churchman - December 11, 1926; Southern Churchman - December 18, 1926; Southern Churchman - December 25, 1926; Southern Churchman - January 8, 1927; Southern Churchman - January 22, 1927; Southern Churchman - June 4, 1927; Southern Churchman - June 18, 1927; Southern Churchman - July 2, 1927; Southern Churchman - July 9, 1927; Southern Churchman - July 16, 1927; Southern Churchman - November 12, 1927; Southern Churchman - November 19, 1927 Thanksgiving Issue; Southern Churchman - December 3, 1927; Southern Churchman - December 10, 1927; Southern Churchman - October 12, 1929 Cover: Rt. Rev. John Gardner Murray; Southern Churchman - October 19, 1929 Do we want a new Gospel?; Southern Churchman - October 26, 1929 All Saints; Southern Churchman - November 2, 1929 Compromise of Controversy?; Southern Churchman - November 9, 1929 Armistice Day; Southern Churchman - November 23, 1929 Thanksgiving Issue; Southern Churchman - December 7, 1929 Universal Bible Sunday; Southern Churchman - December 21, 1929 Is Christmas Going to Die?; Southern Churchman - December 28, 1929; Southern Churchman - January 11, 1930 For the Day of The Epiphany; Southern Churchman - December 27, 1930 cover image: St. John's Church, Richmond, Va; Southern Churchman - January 31, 1931 The Reds or The People?; Southern Churchman - March 7, 1931; Southern Churchman - March 14, 1931 An atheist laugh is a poor exchange for deity offended; Southern Churchman - March 21, 1931 John Newton poem to cover; Southern Churchman - March 28, 1931 University Training; Southern Churchman - April 4, 1931 Easter Issue with image of The Resurection; Southern Churchman - April 11, 1931 The Stranger and His Friend; Southern Churchman - April 18, 1931; Southern Churchman - June 20, 1931 A Remarkable Anticipation of Modern Science; Southern Churchman - July 4, 1931; Southern Churchman - July 11, 1931; Southern Churchman - July 18, 1931 Cover photo: Rev. John Poyntz Tyler; Southern Churchman - August 8, 1931; Southern Churchman - August 15, 1931 The Consistency of Scripture; Southern Churchman - August 22, 1931; Southern Churchman - September 19, 1931; Southern Churchman - October 10, 1931; Southern Churchman - October 17, 1931; Southern Churchman - October 24, 1931; Southern Churchman - November 7, 1931; Southern Churchman - January 9, 1932; Southern Churchman - January 16, 1932 God's Invitation; Southern Churchman - January 23, 1932 St. Patrick's Breastplate; Southern Churchman - January 30, 1932 Apostle's Creed; Southern Churchman - February 6, 1932; Southern Churchman - February 13, 1932 Wake Up Preachers; Southern Churchman - February 20, 1932 General Washington's Prayer; Southern Churchman - February 27, 1932; Southern Churchman - March 19, 1932; Southern Churchman - March 26, 1932 Easter Plea; The Southern Churchman, an organ for evangelical thought within the Protestant Episcopal Church, was founded in Richmond, Virginia in 1828 by the Reverend William Fitzhugh Lee; Issues include Marriage, Death and Personal Notices; Southern Churchman Co., Richmond, Virginia; Langbourne Meade Williams (editor); all original magazines in Good/VG condition; an instant archive; these magazines are very scarce. . Very Good.

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        NEW HAMPSHIRE A Poem with Notes and Grace Notes

      New York:: Henry Holt,. 1923 [1924]. First edition, fourth printing, November, 1924. INSCRIBED, "To Walter King Stone / in appreciation of one of the finest / of the pictures." Undated but inscribed in 1932. Above his inscription Frost has transcribed the title and first 10 lines of the poem "The Grindstone," which made its first book appearance herein. Frost changed the last words in the fifth line from "they were lent," to "they may have lent"; a change not mentioned in "The Poetry of Robert Frost" edited by Eward Connery Lathem, which lists all changes and emendations in Frost's poems. Stone--a painter, and book and magazine illustrator of the period--sent Frost five paintings. In exchange, Frost inscribed five books with a poem. Copy of Frost's letter transmitting the five books is included, stating, in part, "I've got these pictures up---and I don't see how you are going to get them back except by process of law or by appeal to something in me that may not exist." The book has minor wear on the corners, otherwise very good, lacking dust jacket. Stones attractive bookplate on front pastedown and newspaper photo of Frost tipped to first blank page.

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