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        The Waste Land

      Richmond: Hogarth Press, 1923.. First edition, first state of one of the most influential works of the 20th century. Octavo, original marbled blue boards. One of about 460 copies hand-printed by the Leonard and Virginia Woolf. Some light fading to the extremities and the spine paper lacking as usual, still a nice bright copy.

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        INDISCRETIONS; OR, UNE REVUE DE DEUX MONDES

      Paris: Three Mountains Press, 1923.. Original cloth backed printed boards. Tiny surface nick to spine, some tanning to boards and hand smudging to spine, old small gathering of tea/coffee spots on upper board, internally very good or better. First edition of the first title in Pound's INQUEST series, limited to three hundred copies, a significant number of which remained, unbound and unnumbered, with the effects of William Bird, the publisher. GALLUP A23.

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        Michelagniolo Buonarroti Poesie

      Montagnola: Officina Bodoni, 1923. Quarto. 124pp. One of 175 copies printed on handmade paper. A collection of 100 sonnets, epigrams, and madrigals in the original Italian text as prepared for publication by Michelangelo and printed in Bodoni Catania 16 point roman and italic. Bound in yellow-dyed vellum with the press's device stamped in gilt to the front cover. Gilt-lettered spine label has a small chip, some slight rubbing to spine ends and a small split starting to top of spine, else a near fine copy of the second book of the press. With the bookplates of noted collectors Doris L. Benz and Norman J. Sondheim.

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        Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert

      Paris: Le Livre, 1923. Full Leather. Modern full black morocco, spine lettered in gilt, and with original front cover wrapper bound-in. Teg. Fine./No Dust Jacket. 411 pages. 21 x 15 1/2 cm. Six full-page woodcut plates by Schmied colored in pochoir, and heightened in silver and gilt, plus a host of woodcut chapter heading designs. Limited edition, copy 479 of 850 on Velin de pur Chiffon des Papeteries de Voiron. Schmied is considered to be one of the finest wood engravers of the Art Deco period: the illustrations herein testify to his craft. MONOD 4695. Text in French. Partly unopened, bright, very clean copy.

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        [College Yearbook]: The 1923 Columbian

      Senior Class of Columbia College New York: Senior Class of Columbia College. (1923). First. First and only edition. Bookplate, light edgewear to the boards and the front hinge weakening, but a sound, very good copy. 1923 Columbia Yearbook. Gehrig initially could not play intercollegiate baseball for Columbia because he had played baseball for a summer professional league during his freshman year, unaware that doing so jeopardized his eligibility to play any collegiate sport. Gehrig was ruled eligible to play on the Lions' football team and was a standout fullback and tackle. He later gained baseball eligibility and joined the Lions on that squad as well. But in this yearbook he is featured in photographs and accounts of his days on the football team over the 1922 season. Gehrig is pictured at least twice and is lauded for his "consistent line-plunging," although his efforts could not prevent the season from being "an unmitigated failure, with few, if any, redeeming qualities." Other notables pictured include the authors Corey Ford and Henry Morton Robinson, and Walter Koppisch, Gehrig's teammate, who was later elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. .

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        The Vegetable

      Charles Scribner's Sons New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1923. First. First edition. Spine lettering dull, a very good copy lacking the dustwrapper. For reasons unknown to us, this copy is Inscribed by Harold H. Knerr, probably the foremost illustrator of the Katzenjammer Kids: "With kindest wishes & best wishes from yours sincerely, Harold H. Knerr." Beneath his inscription, Knerr has drawn his two greatest creations, the mischievous Katzenjammer Kids, Hans and Fritz. Originally created by Rudolph Dirks in 1897, and based on the "Max und Moritz" cartoon pranksters and bad boys created by German artist Wilhelm Busch. Knerr took over the cartoon in 1914, after a lawsuit between the Hearst and Pulitzer papers, and continued until his death in 1949, and created the version of the Katzenjammers best known today. A pleasing little inscription drawing connecting the "bad boy" comic icons to the infant terrible of the 1920s literary world. Fitzgerald's only play. .

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        The Game Birds And Wild-Fowl Of Great Britain And Ireland

      Longman Green & Co. 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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        Ich und Du.

      Leipzig, Insel-Verlag, 1923. 8vo. Orig. greyish cardboardbdg w. black and red lettering on front board and black lettering on spine. Some small tears and nicks to capitals. A very nice and clean copy. 137, (3) pp.. First edition of Buber's seminal work, the groundbreaking philosophical essay, which is considered the cause of a Copernican revolution in theology, due to its reaction against a mainly scientific approach to religion. Buber's religious philosophy of dialogue as presented in "Ich und Du" has been a great influence, not only on the fields of philosophy and religion, the study of which he set out to change, or at least give a new approach to, but also on modern therapy. The theories presented in the work are remarkably in accordance with recent views on different forms of human development, which often refer to Buber's theory on the relationship between the self and being. At the time this work was published, Buber's philosophy constituted a radical departure from the psychoanalytic approach to the individual as it was then comprehended.By contrasting the "I-You" ("Ich-Du") -relation (the dialogue) with the "I-It" ("Ich-Es") - relation (the monologue), Buber presents a double "I" of man, and with the "I-You"-relationship he establishes the possibility of man to enter into a true and sincere relationship with others, -and - in spite of the eternal abyss between the two - the "I-You"-relation ultimately establishes the relationship (i.e. the talk or meeting, "Gespräch") between man and God; according to Buber this is the essence of Biblical religion. The meeting with the other person and with the world (which is also governed by an "I-You"-relation) is in fact essentially a reflection of man's meeting with God.The work was later edited by Buber, but he never wished to change it substantially, and the text has remained more or less the same as that of the first edition. "Ich und Du" has been translated into numerous languages, and also in the English-speaking world the book has been very influential, in spite of the difficulties with translating "Du" into English. The work is primarily known as "I and Thou", though the later translation "I and You" might be more appropriate.The Austrian-Jewish philosopher, Martin Buber (1878-1965), is mainly known to the Western world as the author of the work "Ich und Du". Inspired by the reading of Kant, Kierkegaard and Nietzsche Buber began studying philosophy in Vienna in 1896. In 1898 he joined the Zionist movement, regarding it as destined to social and spiritual enrichment. In 1930 he became honorary professor at the University of Frankfurt, but he resigned as soon as Hitler came to power in 1933. In 1935 he founded the "Central Office for Jewish Adult Education", which played an important role in German learning in the 1930'ies, since the German government had forbidden Jews to attend public education. In 1938, however, Buber had to leave Germany, and he settled in Jerusalem, where he became professor at the Hebrew University. After the Second World War he received several prominent prizes

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        Schriften. Ausgewählt und herausgegeben von Hans Kayser. Mit der Biographie Böhmes von Abraham von Franckenberg und dem kurzen Auszug Friedrich Christoph Oetingers.

      Leipzig, Insel=Verlag, 1923. 8vo. Original half cloth. Blue paper-covered boards with "Der Dom" in gilding to front board. Spine with soiling and upper part of boards faded. 422, (2) pp. + 1 folded plate.. Wittgenstein's copy, with his own original signed owner's inscription in pencil to front free end-paper: "Von Tommy zu/ Weinachten 1931/ Ludwig Wittgenstein". For the academic year 1932, Wittgenstein had been granted leave from his official teaching engagements at Cambridge, in order to concentrate on his own work. He did, however, wish to give private unpaid discussion classes for interested students, and did so, in his rooms at Whewells Court. These discussion classes became famous, and the lectures that he gave that year even more so. As is evident from the present copy of Boehme's Works, Wittgenstein had been given this book (by "Tommy" - i.e. Tommy Stonborough (1906-1986), his nephew, being the oldest son of his sister Margarete Stonborough-Wittgenstein) for Christmas 1931. Having in his youth been fascinated by the "mystics", but for many years not worked on them, Wittgenstein, in his Cambridge lectures, commencing in the early 1930'ies (after Christmas 1931) revives certain aspects of the "Teutonick philosophy" that Böhme represents, finding resonance with many of his young disciples. Wittgenstein, as Schopenhauer (and Wittgenstein perhaps originally inspired by Schopenhauer's interest), was fascinated by the tradition of the mystics, going back to Hildegard von Bingen, Nicolaus von Cusa, Paracelsus, and probably most importantly Jacob Böhme, and through him the teachings of Bruno, which influenced his philosophy a great deal. Jacob Böhme (or Boehme, in English) was a German mystic, born in the East German town of Goerlitz in 1575 (died in 1624). He received almost no education and made his living as a shoemaker (thus also known as "The Shoemaker of Goerlitz"), but was early on interested in the works of Paracelsus, the Kabbala, and the Hermetic tradition. He is most famous for his unfinished main work "Aurora" (also present in the present copy of his Works), which attracted a circle of followers. He came into conflict with the church on several occasions, was banned from writing and later banished from his home. He became hugely influential within German romanticism, and both Hegel, Baader, and Schelling were influenced by him. He has been given philosophical revivals at frequent intervals, through both Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Bergson, Heidegger, Buber, and Wittgenstein.Wittgenstein's nephew, Thomas Stonborough, who gave him the present copy of Boehme's Works had studied psychology under Charlotte Bühler (and possibly here himself encountered the writings of Böhme, as e.g. Jung was heavily influenced by him and gives many references to him in his works). He was a silent partner of Bank Shields & Co in New York and for a period of time assistant at Columbia University. He had quite a bit to do with his famous uncle and later inherited the "Wittgenstein-House" in Kundmanngasse in Wien, which he sold in 1971. Wittgenstein handed over some of his belongings, including a number of his books, to his life-long friend Ludwig Hänsel. Among these belongings was the present copy of Böhme's Works given to him by his nephew. Wittgenstein did not have many close friends, but the closest -together with Rudolph Koder- was Luwig Hänsel, who was a high-school teacher of German and literature. Hänsel and Wittgenstein, who befriended each other in 1918 while being war prisoners in Monte Casino, also remained close friends throughout their lives

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        Die Blume Anna. Die neue Anna Blume. Eine Gedichtsammlung aus den Jahren 1919 - 1922. Einbecker Politurausgabe von Kurt Merz Schwitters. Berlin. Verlag Der Sturm 1923. 22,5 x 15,3 cm. 32 Seiten. Originalbroschur..

      Erstausgabe. Raabe/Hannich-Bode 273.5 -- Typographie kann unter Umständen Kunst sein, Kurt Schwitters, Seite 15 mit Abbildung -- Centre Pompidou Dada 1294, Seite 748 und 883 jeweils mit Abbildung. Gutes Exemplar.

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        Poems

      Constable London: Constable. (1923). First. First edition. Bottom corners a little bumped, light offsetting to the endpapers from the jacket flaps, a trifling stain at the base of the spine, near fine in a foxed, very good dustwrapper with a couple of internal repairs, a small chip on the front panel, and a light stain at the base of the spine. An attractive copy, and very scarce in jacket. .

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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).. Volume I second edition (i.e. first edition, second impression), volumes II-VI first editions. Six volumes. 8vo. Publisher's dark blue cloth, gilt lettered to spines, bookplate of Leonie Leslie to front pastedown of the first volume and signed and dated (July 1923) by the Author to the second free endpaper of the same, two different inscriptions to the endpapers of volumes IV and VI, the volumes housed in a set of three recent bespoke dark blue half morocco clamshell boxes, gilt lettered direct to spines. Numerous maps, charts and illustrations. Binding of Volume II slightly rubbed, a minor blemish to the spine of the third book box, a very good set. Lady Leonie Leslie was Churchill's aunt, she was the sister of Jennie, later Lady Randolph Churchill. Whilst the volume is not inscribed to her, it is a nice family association nonetheless. The "second edition" was published the same month as the first, it is referred to as the second impression in later issues.

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        WOMEN & MEN.

      Number 161 of a limited edition of three hundred copies of this book on Rives hand-made paper. Text block uncut. Bound in recent half black morocco, gilt over paper-covered boards. Frist edition. Text block browning; some wear to corners; light spotting on front and rear endpapers; some very occasional pencil annotation.; else a very good copy in a handsome binding.

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        Shackleton`s Last Voyage. The Story of the Quest. By Commander Frank Wild. From the Official Journal and Private Diary kept by Dr. A. H. Macklin. With a Coloured Frontispiece, numerous Maps and over 100 Illustrations from Photographs.

      London, Cassell and Company, 1923. XVI + 372 s. Frontispiece i farger. Billedplansjer. Kartskisser i teksten. Orig. dekorert helsjirtingbd. Ex libris på forsats

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        Theben.

      Gedichte und Lithographien. Berlin, Querschnitt 1923. 4° (32,5 : 24,8 cm). 28 unnummerierte Seiten. Mit 10 blattgroßen signierten Orig.-Lithographien und 12 Seiten lithographiertemText. Blauer Original-Leinenband mit vergoldeter Deckelzeichnung. - Widmungsexemplar Raabe/Hannich-Bode 182.15. - Jentsch 136. - Erste Ausgabe. - 24. Druck der Galerie Flechtheim. - Eins von 200 Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage: 250). - Alle zehn Lithographien und Druckvermerk von der Malerdichterin signiert. - »Ich [Else Lasker-Schüler] schrieb die Verse dieses Buches und zeichnete die Bilder dazu auf den Stein bei A. Ruckenbrod in Berlin, der das Buch [...] druckte« (Druckvermerk). - Mit eigenhändiger, poetischer Widmung von der Dichterin »[George] Bernard Shaw sollte man nur zu seinen Welten, aber nicht zu seinen Jahren gratulieren, da wir Dichter keine Zeit kennen - höchstens nach der Uhr manchmal sehen, die immer vor geht: 12 Uhr Ewigkeit [folgt Zeichnung mit Mond und Stern]. | Der Prinz Jussuf von Theben aus dem Buch [...]«. Folgt Unterschrift und eigenh. Datierung »1. Dez. 1926 Berlin W, Der Sachsenhof, Motzstr. 78«. - Eine Begegnung der Dichterin mit dem englischen Dramatiker ist nicht überliefert, so dass wir die hier wohl keine Widmung für ihn, sondern eine Verbeugung vor ihm haben. - Als Blockbuch mit Kordelheftung gebunden. - Fehlender Rücken und Bastkordel der Bindung sind fachmännisch ersetzt. - Innen ein kleiner, unauffälliger restaurierter Randeinriss. [6 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        French Engravings of the Eighteenth Century in the Collection of Joseph Widener, Lynnewood Hall. [Foreword by Edward Clayton]

      London: Privately Printed at the Chiswick Press 1923 London: Privately Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1923. (WIDENER, JOSEPH) Number 1 of 120 copies printed on unbleached Arnold paper. 4 vols., Folio (15-12 x11 inches). With many colour printed and then hand-colored plates. xii, 171, [1]; x, 172-331, [1]; xii, 333-486, [1]; viii, 497- 641, [1] pp. Bound in full red crushed morocco, richly gilt spines, t.e.g., rest uncut, blue moirE endpapers, by RiviËre & Son. Two hinges just starting, In original crimson cloth open-faced slipcases, numbered in gilt. Bookplate of Jayne Wrightsman and Joseph Widener . Widener's own copy of the catalogue of his collection of French engravings, beautifully bound by RiviËre. Widener's collection, which contained examples from such French rococo masters as Fragonard, Boucher, Greuze, Eisen, Boucher and Nattier, is now part of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C

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        Pansophia - Urquellen inneren Lebens. Zum Heile der Welt neu kundgegeben von einem "Collegium Pansophicum". Ein Archiv in zwangloser Folge. (6 Bde., kmpl./ Complete in 6 volumes).

      Offizielles Organ der Pansophischen Bewegung auf dieser Erde. München: Otto Wilhelm Barth Verlag (1-2) / Leipzig: Pansophie-Verlag (3-6) 1923-1925. 139; 187; 270 + 3 plates in colour + 1 fold-out plate; 214,(12); 157; 235 pp. Illustrated (mainly vol. 3 and 6). Publisher's decorated clothbacked boards, vol. 1-2 in softcover and vol. 3-6 in hardcover. Page 137-138 in vol. 1 is creased. Name in pen on the titelpage in vol. 3. Small note glued in by amateur on page 209 in vol. 3. Large pictures glued in by amateur on the front pastedown, the back of the half-title page (p. 6) and last free endpaper in vol. 6. Light discolouration to the back boards (vol. 3-6). Faded spine on vol. 1, 3, 5 and 6. Volume 3 is slightly bumped at the upper corners of the boards. 23 x 16 cm (vol. 1-2)/ 24,5 x 18 cm (vol. 3-6).. VOLUME 1 (Band I, 1.): Die Pansophie der hermetischen Bruderschaft vom Rosenkreuz, die besonderen Aufgaben ihrer Helferseelen und mystischen Grundlagen in Ewigkeit und Zeit. Von einem im einwesigen Leben mit dem Tao gesiegelten armen Menschen, dessen Zahl 7 x 3 ist. / VOLUME 2 (Band II, 1): Hartmann, Franz - Im Vorhof des Tempels der Weisheit enthaltend die Geschichte der wahren und falschen Rosenkreuzer. Mit einer Einführung in die Mysterien der Hermetischen Philosophie. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt. Mit zahlreichen Anmerkungen und Ergänzungen von Br. Recnartus. / VOLUME 3 (Abteilung II, Bd. 2): Beyer, Bernh[ard] - Das Lehrsystem des Ordens der Gold- und Rosenkreuzer. / VOLUME 4 (Abteilung III. Bd. 1, 2, 3): "Henkelkreuzmann" [d.i. H. Tränker] - Mystischer Feuerschein d.i. eine einfältige Lehre der hermetischen Bruderschaft im fixen Osten. In drei Teilen. / VOLUME 5 (Abteilung VII. Bd. 1) : [Aleister Crowley] - Wege zum Sanktuarium. Das magische Werk der "Großen weißen Bruderschaft". Nach authentischen Quellen als Kommentare zur "Botschaft der Meister". (Dieses Exemplar ist Nr. 630). / VOLUME 6 (Abteilung VII. Bd. 2): Garunda [d.i. H. Tränker] - Kleines Mystisch-Magisches Bilderbüchlein für fleißiger übende A.B.C. Schüler der Fraternität vom Rosenkreuz

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        Fotografia con firma autografa e lettera autografa firmata. (montceau-les-mines). (1923).

      Foglio bianco ripiegato in due (cm 37,5 x 29 per facciata). Alla prima pagina sono applicate: in alto una fotografia di cm 18 x 23,5, e sotto una lettera autografa firmata. La fotografia ritrae lo scultore al centro di un nutrito gruppo di persone; al margine inferiore la scritta 'Rue Dumont-d'Urville, Paris', la firma autografa dell'artista, ed un'altra firma (probabilmente quella del fotografo). La lettera (quattro facciate di cm 11,5 x 7,5) è scritta sulle due facciate interne per 24 righe più la firma autografa. La prima facciata (bianca) è incollata al foglio, e la quarta reca l'indirizzo e l'affrancatura. Il biglietto è indirizzato alle signore Stettler (Marthe) e Danenberg (Alice), co-direttrici dell'Académie de la Grande Chaumière, alla quale Bourdelle insegnò a partire dal 1909. Si aggiungono un'altra ritratto fotografico originale dello scultore, di cm 18 x 13 (angolo inf. sin. reincollato); una cartolina postale che lo ritrae attorniato da un gruppo di giovani (suoi allievi, probabilmente); ed il catalogo della mostra 'Bourdelle inconnu. Bronzes - Aquarelles - Dessins' svoltasi all'Institut Francais di Firenze nel maggio 1961 (pp. 26 e 6 di ill. fotografiche di opere). Antoine Bourdelle si avvicinò alla scultura sin da piccolo, nello studio del padre artigiano scultore di legno, e all'età di quindici anni ricevette una borsa di studio per l'Accademia di Belle Arti di Toulouse. A partire dal 1884 è allievo di Alexandre Falguière alla Scuola di Belle Arti di Parigi, e dal 1893 assistente pratico del suo amico e fervente difensore Auguste Rodin, con il quale collaborerà per quindici anni. La sua prima mostra personale, nel 1905, ottiene un grande successo. Bourdelle si allontana dallo stile del maestro, muovendo in direzione della scultura antica e medievale. Parallelamente alla creazione delle sue opere insegna all'Académie de la Grande Chaumière (Montparnasse), dove avrà allievi del calibro di Alberto Giacometti, Aristide Maillol, René Iché, Germaine Richier. Riconosciuto dopo la morte del maestro Rodin come uno dei più importanti scultori francesi, sarà creatore e vice presidente del Salon des Tuileries, e nel 1924 sarà nominato Commandeur de l'Ordre de la Légion d'honneur. Piccole leggere bruniture alla lettera.

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        I:1. Göteborgs historia. Förra delen. I:2. Göteborgs historia. Senare delen. II. Göteborgstraktens natur. III. Götaälvsområdets fornminnen. IV. Gamla Lödöse. V. Forskningar på platsen för det forna Nya Lödöse. VI. Nya Lödöse tänkeböcker. VII. Stadsbildningar och stadsplaner i Götaälvs mynningsområde från äldsta tider till omkring adertonhundra. VIII. Göteborgs befästningar och garnison. IX. Göteborgs äldre industri. X. Göteborgs handel och sjöfart 1637-1920. XI. Göteborgsporträtt. XII. Göteborgs donationer. XIII. Göteborgs landerier. XIV. Västsvenskt silver och västsvenska guldsmeder. XV. Västsvensk forntro och folksed. XVI. Folksägen och folkdiktning i västra Sverige. XVII. Västsvensk kyrklig konst. XVIII. Läckö slott och de de la Gardieska monumentalbyggnaderna i Västergötland. XIX. Bohusfisket. XX. Göteborg.

      Göteborgs stad/Jubileumsutställningens publikationskommitté, Göteborg, 1923-1935. Liten 4:o. (6), 837, (5)+(2), 701+518, (1)+370, (1)+667, (1)+(4), 300+XXVII, 715, (2)+(6), 312, (1)+(2), 728+(6), 389, (1)+260+(2), 223, (1)+301, (1)+233, (2)+135, (2)+239, (1)+215, (1)+144, (1)+201, (2)+318, (1)+978, (1) s. Illustrerade med fotografier, kartor och tabeller, varav flera utvikbara. Numrerad upplaga där respektive del tryckts i 200 exemplar, varav dessa uppbär numret 75. Förlagets halvfranska band med sprängda snitt samt sparsamt guldornerade ryggar med fyra upphöjda bind. Ryggarna något blekta; några volymer dessutom med lätt fläckade ryggar och med namnteckningar eller smärre tillskrifter på försättsbladen. (Skrifter utgivna till Göteborgs stads trehundraårsjubileum genom jubileumsutställningens publikationskommitté I-XX). I-XX, 21 volymer. Allt som utkom. Denna svit finns på ett lager. Om ni vill hämta i butiken meddela dagen innan tack

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        ARTHUR RACKHAM'S BOOK OF PICTURES

      London, Heinemann1923 3rd edition. Hardback ( 7 1/2" x 10" ). No dustwrapper. Beige cloth covers with lovely gilt decoration and titles on front cover and spine. Ends of spine are just very slightly bumped but corners are good and sharp. Corner has been removed at top of blank endpaper ( probably a name). No inscription or name. Very clean and tight. No foxing or fingermarks. There are 44 SUPERB full-page, mounted colour illustrations, all with captioned tissue-guards. Has clear, removable protective covering. One of Arthur Rackham's more beautiful books. A lovely copy.VG+

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        Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert

      Le Livre Paris: Le Livre, 1923. Full Leather. Modern full black morocco, spine lettered in gilt, and with original front cover wrapper bound-in. Teg. Fine./No Dust Jacket. 411 pages. 21 x 15 1/2 cm. Six full-page woodcut plates by Schmied colored in pochoir, and heightened in silver and gilt, plus a host of woodcut chapter heading designs. Limited edition, copy 479 of 850 on Velin de pur Chiffon des Papeteries de Voiron. Schmied is considered to be one of the finest wood engravers of the Art Deco period: the illustrations herein testify to his craft. MONOD 4695. Text in French. Partly unopened, bright, very clean copy.

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