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        HAMPA. Estampas de la Mala Vida. Versos de . Maderas de Francisco G. Cossío.

      s.i.,, Santander 1923 - 16.5x22.5. 112pp. 21 xilografías a toda plana y viñetas de Pancho Cossío. Puntos de óxido. Sellos de la Biblioteca Popular de Torrelavega. Texto impreso en negro con orlas y láminas en rojo. 21 grabados, uno para ilustrar cada poema. Tirada de 300 ejemplares numerados. Éste es el nº 135. La Biblioteca Popular de Torrelavega se fundó en 1927 y se cerró en 1937, con motivo de la Guerra Civil. Incluimos aquí el catálogo (80pp.) de sus fondos del año 1934, donde consta este ejemplar que ofrecemos. El catálogo tiene una dedicatoria autógrafa de Gabino Teira, su director, al director de 'La Voz de Cantabria'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
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        Birds, Beasts and Flowers (Poems)

      Martin Secker, London 1923 - A collection of poems by D.H. Lawrence, including his famous poem 'Snake'. First Edition, 1923, in black and tan boards with tan spine label, a bit pushed at spine ends but clean and bright. Some light spotting to half a dozen pages, but otherwise internally clean and free of any inscriptions or markings. The fragile unclipped green dustwrapper, which is difficult to find in nice condition, has benefitted from some expert cleaning and restoration to a few chips and tears not affecting lettering, and now presents as near fine. Sold in a mylar prtoective sleeve. A super copy. A brilliant gift. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Bailey Fine Books]
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        Les Pastorales de Théocrite. Traduites intégralement par Gabriel Soulages. Bois originaux de J.-B. Vettiner

      Paris: René Kieffer, (1923). Full brown morocco, signed by René Kieffer, with narrow inlays in darker brown, and a wide gilt band, tooled with a pattern of triangles, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. Spine slightly darkened, otherwise fine. Matching slipcase. Printed on vélin teinté, this is one of 50 copies with a suite of the wood engravings on japon pelure. The 41 engravings in the suite are mounted and bound in at the end.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        Emily of New Moon

      Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, Ltd., 1923. Undetermined. very good. 1st Canadian Edition. 351pp. Octavo. Publisher's navy blue cloth; illustrated panel to front board Gilt lettering. Light wear to ends. Clean text block with an illustrated colour frontispiece. A very clean tight attractive copy. Inscribed by Montgomery, in light brown ink, on the front free endpaper. Inscription reads "Yours Sincerely L. M. Montgomery". Underneath it reads "This book with the signature of the authoress was awarded W. H. Black for his essay on 'Why I Like Emily of New Moon.' Mar. 1st 1924. By the Publishers.". A fantastic publisher association copy. We have not been able to document anything further about the contest. Lechowick P 79. Russell 414. 1923

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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      1923. Original proof wood engraving. 10.3 x 5 cms. From the Stations of the Cross.

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      G.BARBERA, 1923. ITALIANO 0,32 Foto in nero del Parini all'antiporta, copertina morbida con strappo al bordo inferiore ed in alto al lato posteriore, con macchia scura che interessa anche le pagine successive fin al frontespizio, dorso ingiallito e con piccoli strappi, pagine leggermente ed uniformemente brunite e con lieve fioritura USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Drei Hausmärchen. Up Reisen gahn - Die Brosamen auf dem Tisch - Dat Mäken von Brakel.

      Offizin W. Drugulin, Leipzig 1923 - "15 x 25 cm, roter O-Ledereinband. 5 unechte Bünde. Unbeschnitten. Kopfgoldschnitt. 3 Blätter Vorsatz, Titelblatt mit Radierung, 11 n. n. Blätter Text, mit Titel und 9 Radierungen, 6 Zeichnungen, 1 Blatt Text Drugulin, 3 Blätter Vorsatz hinten. Text hinten: "Im Auftrag von Robert Hadl im Herbst MCMXXIII in der Offizin W. Drugulin in fünfzehn Exemplaren gedruckt, die fortlaufend von I bis XIV in der Presse numeriert und vom Herausgeber signiert wurden. Den Exemplaren I - III wurde eine Folge von Separatabzügen der Radierungen auf Japan beigefügt. Von der Auflage wurde ein Exemplar bezeichnet A erstellt, dem außer der Folge von Seperatabdrucken der Kupfer auf Japan, eine zweite Folge von Abzügen der Radierungen im Zwischenzustand der Platten und die Originalzeichnungen und Entwürfe beigebunden wurden. Alle Exemplare enthalten außer den Radierungen sechs Federzeichnungen des Herausgebers, der die von ihm entworfenen und geäzten Radierungen auf der Handpresse abgezogen hat, worauf die Platten vernichtet wurden". Unser Exemplar mit der Nummer X (10), signiert. Innenfalz des Ledereinbandes hat auf den Fliegenden Vorsatz vorne und hinten abgefärbt. Fleck (von Feuchtigkeit ?) innen oben bei Buchdeckel und vis a vis auf Vorsatzblatt vorne. Lederrücken leicht blasser als Lederbuchdeckel. Bitte vor Bestellung Photos vom Zustand anfordern." 0 S. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung W. Neugebauer GmbH & Co.KG]
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        L'Avare par Molière.

      Munich (München), Dr. Julius Schröder Verlag, 1923. Full gilt and decorated vellum over boards (hardcover), 32,5 x 26 cms., 88, (4) pp. text in French with 20 (including 14 full-page) etchings. Hand-bound copy, printed on 'Zerkall-Bütten'. Etched endpapers and paste-downs, top edge gilt, signed by Johannes Thiel in pencil in colophon and numbered '27' from an edition of 200. Soft crease on front- and back endpaper. Apart from few usual light and inobtrusive staining a very fine copy. Thiel, Johannes.

      [Bookseller: Luïscius Books]
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        Pharos and Pharillon

      Richmond, Hogarth Press, 1923. . Erste Ausgabe der beiden "Pharos" und "Pharillon" betitelten Gruppen von Essays, mit - seltener! - eigenhändiger WIDMUNG E. M. Forsters für Sir Henry Head (1861-1940), den bedeutenden englischen Neurologen (Head-Holmes-Syndrom), der u.a. den traumatisierten engl. Kriegsdichter und Erzähler Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967) behandelte. - Gedruckt in nur 900 Exemplaren in der Hogarth Press von Virginia und Leonard Woolf. Forster hatte die Essays während seines Alexandria-Aufenthaltes in "The Egyptian Mail", "The Egyptian Gazette" und, nach seiner Rückkehr nach London, in "Athenaeum" veröffentlicht. "- under Pharos I have grouped a few antique events; to modern events and to personal impressions I have given the name of Pharillon, the obscure successor of Pharos ..." (Introduction). - Unbeschnitten. Einband gebräunt u. an den Kanten teils stärker berieben; innen gut u. sauber

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Pabel]
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        Possible New Effects in Superconductive Tunnelling" in Physics Letters, Volume 1, 1962, pp. 251-253

      North-Holland Publishing, Amsterdam 1923 - FIRST EDITION OF THE JOSEPHSON EFFECT, AN IMPORTANT EXAMPLE OF A MACROSCOPIC QUANTUM PHENOMENON & THE NOBEL PRIZE WINNING PREDICTION OF THE PROPERTIES OF A SUPERCURRENT THROUGH A TUNNEL BARRIER. Josephson's paper predicts the mathematical relationships that govern the current and voltage across the weak link. Brian David Josephson (1940- ) is a Welsh theoretical physicist who received the 1973 Nobel Prize in Physics for this work. The prize was divided between one half going jointly to Leo Esaki and Ivar Glaever "for their experimental discoveries regarding tunneling phenomena in semiconductors and superconductors, respectively" and the other half to Brian Josephson "for his theoretical predictions of the properties of a supercurrent through a tunnel barrier, in particular those phenomena which are generally known as the Josephson effects." One result of matter being described as both waves and particles in quantum physics is "the tunneling phenomenon, which means that particles can pass through barriers that they should not be able to squeeze through according to classic physics. In 1962 [and in this paper] Josephson predicted unexpected results with superconductors, material that at low temperatures lacks electrical resistance. Without superimposed voltage, a current can result between two superconductors that are separated by a thin insulator. If a rectified voltage is added, on the other hand, an alternating current can result" (Nobel Prize Portal). CONDITION & DETAILS: Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing. 4to (10.5 x 7.5 inches). Full volume bound in brown cloth over brown marbled paper boards; gilt-lettered at the spine. Tightly and solidly bound. Bright and clean inside and out. Near fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Tomb of Tutankhamen. Discovered by the late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter.

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd, 1923-33 - 3 volumes, large octavo. Original brown diagonally-ribbed cloth, titles gilt to spines and enclosing gilt scarab device on black ground to front covers, pictorial endpapers. Spines gently rolled, headcaps and corners lightly rubbed and bumped, mild spotting to edges, endleaves and very occasionally margins of vols. 2 and 3. A very good copy. Photographic frontispiece to each volume, 186 similar plates (many double-sided, and numbered accordingly). First edition of Carter's own account of the most spectacular archaeological discovery of the 20th century. "In the summer of 1922 Carter persuaded Carnarvon to allow him to conduct one more campaign in the valley. Starting work earlier than usual Howard Carter opened up the stairway to the tomb of Tutankhamen on 4 November 1922. Carnarvon hurried to Luxor and the tomb was entered on 26 November. The discovery astounded the world: a royal tomb, mostly undisturbed, full of spectacular objects. Carter recruited a team of expert assistants to help him in the clearance of the tomb, and the conservation and recording of its remarkable contents. On 16 February 1923 the blocking to the burial chamber was removed, to reveal the unplundered body and funerary equipment of the dead king. Unhappily, the death of Lord Carnarvon on 5 April seriously affected the subsequent progress of Carter's work. In spite of considerable and repeated bureaucratic interference, not easily managed by the short-tempered excavator, work on the clearance of the tomb proceeded slowly, but was not completed until 1932. Carter handled the technical processes of clearance, conservation, and recording with exemplary skill and care. A popular account of the work was published in three volumes, The Tomb of Tutankhamen (1923–33), the first of which was substantially written by his principal assistant, Arthur C. Mace" (ODNB). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Meine Erinnerungen aus Deutschlands Heldenkampf * G A N Z L E D E R - V o r z u g s a u s g a b e Nr.193 / 300 auf Bütten und in Saffian, in der Original-Kassette mit S c h u t z u m s c h l a g

      Berlin, E.S. Mittler & Sohn, 1923 - Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlags-Handeinband (braunes, fein genarbtes Saffian-Ganzleder / Leder / GLdr / OLdr / Ldr im Format 22 x 27,4 cm) mit dekoriertem Rückentitel und Deckelvignette in Goldprägung sowie Kopfgoldschnitt, Buchblock an zwei Seiten unbeschnitten. In der Original-Halbleinen-Verlagskassette (diese mit Deckeltitel) und dem Original-Schutzumschlag. XII+372 Seiten, Schrift: Fraktur, mit einer ganzseitigen Frontispiz-Fotoabbildung (Porträt des Verfassers) mit Seidenhemdchen, 13 Skizzen im Text und 4 gefalteten Kartenbeilagen in der Einstecklasche des hinteren Buchdeckels. Mit Druckvermerk: "Dieses Werk enthält ein Bildnis, 13 Skizzen im Text und vier Kartenbeilagen. Einbandzeichnung und Titelentwurf besorgte Walter Tiemann in Leipzig. 300 Stück wurden als Vorzugsausgabe auf Bütten gedruckt und in Saffian-Leder gebunden . . . Dieses Stück der Vorzugsausgabe trägt die Nr. 244" - Bis ins einzelne gehend werden in diesem Erinnerungswerk die militärischen Operationen in Frankreich an der Westfront während des Ersten Weltkrieges beschrieben; es geht vor allem um strategische und taktische Beschreibungen, weniger um eigentlich Berichte von den Kämpfen des deutschen Heeres. - "Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: Die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim Pergamentbande durch den Rücken gezogen werden). Die Deckel werden in einem tiefen Falz angesetzt, mit den Bünden nach außen. Ein Herausreißen aus der Decke ist somit nur unter Zuhilfenahme von Werkzeug möglich. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können." Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder- und Lederarbeiten in München, Dienerstrasse 14.- Vorzugsausgabe, Lederhandband, Ganzlederband, Ganzlederausgabe, deutsche Kunstbuchbinderei im 20. Jahrhundert, Handvergoldung, Hohenzollern, Memoiren, illustrierte Bücher, 1. Weltkrieg, Kriegsberichte, Kriegsgeschichte. - Ganzleder-Vorzugsausgabe / Erstausgabe in sehr guter Erhaltung (Kassette mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren und an 2 Ecken ausgebessert, sonst tadellos) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      [New York]: A. L. Burt Company, Publishers, n.d. [1923].. Octavo, pp. [i-iii] iv [5] 6-416, four inserted stills from the 1923 Universal film directed by Wallace Worsley starring Lon Chaney as Quasimodo, the hunchback, Ernest Torrence, Patsy Ruth Miller, and others, original brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First printing of the photoplay edition. Photoplay edition of the classic film version with the Lon Chaney playing the Hunchback. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#136652)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Assault on Mount Everest, 1922

      xi,339 pp. Thick Octavo uncut. Photogravure frontispiece, 32 b&w plates from photos and 2 folding maps (at end). Original gilt lettered maroon cloth. Original printed dustwrapper which is in fine condition as is the book. It is difficult to imagine a nicer copy. Rare in this condition and with an exceptional wrapper.Bruce was the leader of the second Everest expedtion with contributions from George H. Leigh-Mallory on the first and third attempts; Captain George Finch on the attempt with oxygen; the 'Natural History' by Dr. T. G. Longstaff; and 'Notes' by T. Howard Somerville.

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        Les Bijoux Indiscrets

      Edition René Kieffer, Relieur D'art, Paris 1923 - 540 Edition of 600 copies including 25 colored etchings out of the text by Sylvain Sauvage. Bound on an elegant beige leather and yellow cardboard. Spine with 6 nerves, with name of author and title engraved on leather. Excellent conditions of this classic of French literature, in a finely illustrated illustrated edition the '20s. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallector]
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      Berlin: Pyramiden-Verlag, 1923.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-367 [368] [1-2: tipped in leaf with musical score on recto], original pictorial boards with blue cloth shelf back, spine panel stamped in gray and gold, top edge stained dark gray. First edition. A novel of super science in which a German astronomer and an old Norwegian scientist who has invented "Elavalill" travel in a space ship to Venus. Meanwhile, a misanthropic inventor with an earthquake machine attacks European cities. After the destruction of Paris, Germany is attacked by the French and Poles -- who suspect the Germans are responsible for the artificially created earthquakes. Germany is in chaos. After a few years the astronauts return from Venus and the earthquake machine breaks down. According to Sapra, despite the considerable scope, the novel remains an unfinished thing. It raises many questions, but gives few answers. "Jan Gramatzki" was probably physicist Hugh Ivan Gramatzki (1882-1957). He wrote radio plays and fantastic stories in addition to ELAVALILL (1923), his ambitious, but turgid and only slightly successful science fiction novel. Gramatzki also wrote DER KRISTALL (1917), an occult novel about the search for the philosopher's stone, and DIE ZUKUNFT DES FLUGWESENS (1913), a nonfiction book about the future of aviation. Brandt, Der deutsche Zukunftsroman 1918-1945, p. 358. Lexikon 2, p. 124. Bloch (2002) 1252. Boards warped, a very good copy. (#152278)

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      New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1923.. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-341 [342: blank], original purple cloth, front and spine panels stamped in yellow. First U.S. edition. Code "I-X" on copyright page. Second binding of purple cloth stamped in yellow. Text differs from that of the earlier Methuen edition that was slightly abridged. "The Girl in the Golden Atom," Cummings' first published story, appeared in the 15 March 1919 issue of ALL-STORY WEEKLY. It was an instant success and was followed by a sequel, "People of the Golden Atom," published in ALL-STORY WEEKLY 24 January-28 February 1920. The two stories are here collected as the author's first book. "... a brand-new plot: humans reduced to the size of the atom, finding a whole new universe in the diminutive scale. Within the limits of a gold wedding ring the scientific pioneers encounter a strange civilization; prehistoric monsters; treasons; spoils; a fight for life; and a hairbreadth escape back to this good old world of ours. An extraordinary and absorbing adventure story." - publisher's blurb. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-54; (1981) 2-19; (1987) 2-22; (1995) 2-28; and (2004) II-294. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 512. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 225. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 63. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 878-82. In 333. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 170. Bleiler (1978), p. 54. Reginald 03691. Top edge of text block a bit dusty, else a fine copy in very good printed dust jacket priced $2.00 with touch of wear along top and bottom edges and some uniform tanning to spine and rear panels and light dust soiling to front panel. Overall, a pretty nice example of this fragile, scarce jacket. (#156825)

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      London: Selwyn & Blount Limited, [1923].. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-303 [304: blank] [305: printer's imprint] [306: blank] [307: ads] [308: blank] [309: ads] [310-312: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original blue cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, bottom edge rough-trimmed. First edition. The author's first collection of short fiction. Collects fifteen stories including "Seaton's Aunt," one of de la Mare's best supernatural tales. "All excellent stories." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 500. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 65-6. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-59. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 292. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 117-21. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-90. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 174. Bleiler (1978), p. 59. Reginald 04033. A fine, bright copy in fine yellow printed dust jacket. Uncommon in jacket. (#149572)

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        Atlas Africanus


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      NY: Harper. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Art; Western; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 274 pages; 3 color and 35 or so b/w illustrations. Sioux, Cheyenne, Arapahoe etc. A near perfect example of this book known for the fragility of it's dust jacket. An exemplary copy in as new condition. Preserved in original [professionally repaired], box [VG]. Provenance is apparently - Marmian Williams Tharp Royen. Some sort of bookplate with her name has been affixed inside the box cover. Since it gives the dates 1927-2006 and place "Dayspring" Queen Anne, Maryland it is a bit mysterious. No other markings. A few light ripples to upper left quadrant of a few leaves. A fine copy in a fine dj.; 6 .

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        The Book of the American Indian

      New York and London - Harper and Brothers, 1923 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. Acollection of fictional tales regarding the Indigenous people of America. Illustrated throughout by Frederic Remington. This work is a collection of short stories about the indigenous people of America and incorporates aspects of their culture and history. With the original dustwrapper. Frederic Remington was an American painter, illustrator, sculptor and writer. He wrote numerous depictions of the Old American West, specifically the last quarter of the 19th century. Hamlin Garland was a Pulitzer prize-winning American novelist, poet, essayist and short story writer. Condition: In quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with bumping to the extremities and to the head and tail of spine. Small amount of chipping to the extremities of the wrap, particularly to the head and tail of spine. Marks to wraps also. Small split to the top of front joint. Internally, work is firmly bound. Pages are bright with the odd spot throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED with a VERY GOOD dustwrapper..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Physiologie du goût

      Louis Carteret, Paris 1923 - 2 volumes grand in-8°, demi- maroquin à coins, filets dorés sur les plats, dos ornés, têtes dorées, couvertures conservées. 259+259pp, Illustrés d'un portrait de l'auteur et de 64 compositions ( en-têtes et culs de lampe ) dont 31 compsitions par Henri PILLE gravées à l'eau forte par Louis MONZIES, les 34 compositions complémentaires ont été dessinées parMaurice LELOIR et gravées à l'eau forte par Léon BOISSON. Rares exemplaires de tête sur Japon, numéroté 13 sur 75, pour un tirage limité à 375 exemplaires. Le notre comporte, réliées à la suite, les gravures en 2eme état: 2 suites des couvertures, portrait de l'auteur, et les 64 compsitions, 40 pour le volume 1 et 27 pour le volume 2. Trés bel exemplaire d'une des plus belles éditions de la physiologie du goût. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        WOMEN & MEN

      Paris: Contact Editions/ Three Mountains Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1923. Wrappers. 61 pages; Orig tan wrappers with red floral panel; light edge wear, some unobtusive areas of discoloration. Unopened. Internally clean. With "Contact Editions" label hinged over "Three Mountains Press" on title. The second of Ezra Pound's 'inquest' series of 6 books. 10.5 x 7". This is #7 of a limited editin of 300 on Rives paper. Robert McAlmon's 'Contact Press' acquired from William Bird his overuns in 1926, hence the changed publisher tipped in. In this Ford arrives at the conclusion that there is no difference between male and female intellectually. ; 0 .

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      Indice, Madrid 1923 - Materia: Libro del siglo XX. Prosa. Aforismos. Publicación: Madrid, Indice, 1923. Primera edición. Descripción física: Otavo mayor (20 cm.) 85 páginas. Encuadernación tela editorial. Conservación: Buen estado,ligera mancha en el margen superior de las paginas 52 - 53. RS2 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Early Chinese Jades

      , 1923. 1923. First Edition . POPE-HENNESSY, Una. Early Chinese Jades. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1923. Quarto, original gray cloth. $1800.First American edition of this important reference work, with 64 plates (8 in color), illustrating 125 beautiful examples of Chinese jade including many never published elsewhere.Written by Dame Una Birch Pope-Hennessy, this comprehensive and important reference work focuses entirely on Chinese jade. It covers all aspects of jade, from its cultural and historical significance to its use in objects ranging from weaponry to musical instruments to tablets to jewelry to objets d

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      George H. Doran & Company, 1923. - First edition. First Issue. 8vo. 297pp. Rare Publishers First Issue lime green boards with orange lettering to spine & front board. Cancel titlepage (as called for). A near fine copy with no marks to boards. Mildest lightening to spine & very light wear only to extremities. Internally clean with no inscriptions. A very fresh and clean copy of the very rare first issue of Sackville-West's most important & rarest title. Challenge was banned in the UK until 1974 - the novel is based on Vita's love affair with writer & socialite, Violet Trufusis. Cross A9a - Cross also notes that "no dustwrapper seen for the First Issue". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Photographic Record of the War

      Sydney, Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1923. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. FIRST EDITION. THE SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF VOLUME XII - THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1914-1918. 753 ILLUSTRATIONS. A MAGNIFICENT PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD. NO INSCRIPTIONS. NEAR FINE COPY. Clean, tight & bright with just a touch of foxing at fore-edge. Hinges strong, tight and completely sound. No inscriptions or book plates. Unpaginated. ONE FOR THE COLLECTOR. *** Angus & Robertson.

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        The World Crisis.

      8vo., 6 vols; original dark blue cloth; with maps, plans and illustrations. A very good set. Mixed early editions.

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        The Great Chalice of Antioch, on Which Are Depicted in Sculpture the Earliest Known Portraits of Christ, Apostles and Evangelists [By] Gustavus A. Eisen . - Complete in Two Large Folio Volumes

      New York, Kouchakji Freres 1923 - Sumptuously bound in gilt-blocked dark morocco over elaborately decorated buckram boards. Raised bands with gilt-tooled compartments. An exceptional copy and rare in such positive condition. Scans and additional information on request.; 0 pages; Description: 2 v. 60 pl. , diagrs. 47 cm. Fabulously illustrated with 60 plates each accompanied by leaf with descriptive letterpress. Book designed and decorated by Edward B. Edwards. (Limited to 1000 copies). Bibliography: v. 1, p. [187]-191. Subject: Antioch chalice. Christian Art and Symbolism. 10 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Bronzes Khmers.: Etude basee dur des Documents recueillis par M.P. Lefevre-Pontalis dans les Collections Publiques et Privees de Bangkok et sur les Pieces conservees au Palaia Royal de Phnom Penh, au Musee du Cambodge, et au Musee de l'Ecole Francaise d'Extreme-Orient.

      Ars Asiatica V. One of 700 copies only., Paris 1923 - A very good copy bound in buckram.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Thy Neighbour’s Wife

      Jonathan Cape, 1923 - Free end-papers partly browned, otherwise a very nice, bright copy in chipped (on the rear panel affecting one word of text) and slightly soiled dust-wrapper. Presentation Copy, inscribed by the author on the front free end-paper in the year of publication to Bertram Rota The author’s first book. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Little Leather LIbrary - 30 Vols. Redcroft Edition

      New York: Little Leather Library, 1923. Complete Set in Original Box postmarked 1923. Green 4" vols have slight spine edge rub to some, else Fine. Titles: Land of Hearts Desire, Snowbound and other Poems, Memories of President Lincoln, Lancelot and Elaine, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Holy Grail, The Trials of Socrates, Irish Melodies, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, Mumu, On Going to Church, A Comedy of Errors, The Raven and Other Poems, Pelleas and Melisande, Hiawatha Vol.I & II, Dream Children, Finest Story in the World, Old Christmas, Ghosts, A Message to Garcia, Uses of Great Men, Comtesse De St. Geran, Inferno Vol.I & II, Pippa Passes, Sonnets from the Portugese, A Tillyloss Scandal, Christ in Flanders, As a Man Thinketh. *Sold as Set only - Complete. Size: 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall. Soft Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: The Bookstore]
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        The Magic of Oz

      Chicago: Reilly & Lee (1923 To 1930), 1919. Reprint. Green Cloth. Fine/Very Good DJ. 9 3/16" x 7" x 1 1/2". 12 Color Plates, Also Black and White Illustrations Throughout. 5th or later Printing 266 Pp. First Edition, Later 1923-1930 Issue Per Bienvenue, No Advertisements On Verso Of Title Page, No Price On Dust Jacket, All 12 Full-Color Plates Complete. Publisher's Name "Reilly" On Spine Is 1 1/4" Long, Covers Grey Green, And Book Bulks 1 3/8" Thick. Covers And Dj Nearly Identical To 1919 First Printing, But Background Color To Cover Illustrations Is Light Green, While The First Dj Is Smoky Dark-Green This Book Is Fine, Only A Faint Trace Of Rubbing At Corners, No Tears Or Fraying, Front Cover Paste-On Illustration Bright And Complete. Book Has No Names Or Writing. Dust Jacket Is Nearly Identical To 1919 First Issue Dj, With Illustration On Front And Back Reproducing The Paste-On Cover Illustration, Background At Top Light Green And Much Lighter Than On First Printing, Border A Lighter Bluish-Green Than On First Printing. Spine Panel Reproduces Spine Of Book Without A Price, Front Flap Summarizes The Story, Back Flap Is Blank. Dj Clean, Nearly Complete, Slight Wear, Minute Losses, A Few Short Edge Tears, With A 2" V-Chip At Top Of Rear Panel Which Is 1/2" Wide At Its Widest Point, At Top Edge, Trace Of Faint "12" Written On Spine Of Dj.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Schemer. Verzen van -. Houtsneden van Johan Dijkstra.

      - Groningen, Groninger Kunstkring "De Ploeg", 1923. 20,6 x 16,8 cm. Gedecoreerd karton (origineel omslag meegebonden). (4), 66 p. 1e druk. Doorgaande vouw in rechteronderhoek van alle pagina's.* Eén van de 25 luxe-exemplaren waarin alle houtsneden door Dijkstra gesigneerd zijn. Met een door Dijkstra in potlood geschreven colofon, waarin dit boek nummer 6 heeft gekregen.Acht magnifieke houtsneden bij deze pure poëzie. Uit de hoogtijdagen van De Ploeg, en het jaar vóór de door Dijkstra geïllustreerde dichtbundel Ganymedes van Willem de Mérode.Fraaie toepasselijke, laat-twintigste-eeuwse kunstenaarsband, helaas niet gesigneerd. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis ILAB]
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        An Annotated Bibliography of Sir Richard Francis Burton. Preface by F. Grenfell Baker

      A.M. Philpot Ltd, London 1923 - First edition, Number 207 of 500 copies. Printed by Unwin Brothers. (Published at £3.3). Illustrated with 24 half-tone plates. xi, 351 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Still the standard, indispensable Burton reference. Original brown cloth over bevelled boards, spine lettered in gilt, t.e.g., others uncut. Slight wear at extremities, a near fine copy Illustrated with 24 half-tone plates. xi, 351 pp. 1 vols. 4to First edition, Number 207 of 500 copies. Printed by Unwin Brothers. (Published at £3.3). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Der Backofen. ..benebst gleichermaßen raren und kurzweiligen Schwänken in Terzinen und Ottaven verfaßt von den geistlichen und weltlichen Herren Lodovico Ariosto - Aloyse Cynthio Degli Fabritii - Domenico Batacchi - Giambattista Casti. Übertragen von Gaston Vorberg unter Mitarbeit von Walther Bähr. Mit Holzschnitten von Eduard Ege.

      München, Georg Müller Verlag, 1923. 167(2) Seiten, bedruckter Original Pergamenteinband mit Rückenillustrationen in Original-Schuber, kolorierte Deckelillustration, farbiges Titelblatt, Kopfgoldschnitt, Lesebändchen, \"Dieses Werk wurde im Auftrage des Verlages Georg Müller in München im Herbst des Jahres 1922 in der Offizin von Dietsch und Brückner zu Weimar in einer einmaligen nicht für den öffentlichen Handel bestimmten Auflage von sechshundert Exemplaren für Subskribenten gedruckt. Die Holzstöcke schnitt Eduard Ege. Die Exemplare 1 bis 100 wurden auf Bütten angezogen, bei den Nummern 1 bis 30 druckte der Künstler die Holzschnitte auf Japan. Dies ist Nummer 25\" (Kolophon). Hayn/Got. IX,99. Einband mit den typischen Beschabungs- und Fleckenspuren eines Pergamenteinbandes der neueren Zeit. Minimale Stockflecken auf den Vorsätzen. Eine Ecken minimalst gestaucht. Gutes Exemplar. Selten, Rare. Good copy. Limited. Private edition. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Georg Müller, Bibliophil, Privatdruck, limited

      [Bookseller: AS - Antiquariat Schröter]
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        Going to the Sun

      New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1923. First. First edition. Illustrated by the author. Cloth beautifully restored at the spine, gilt lettering on the spine is dull, else a near fine copy in an attractive, internally repaired, good dustwrapper with some loss at the crown, that has been supplied to this copy. Inscribed by the author: "My very good wishes to my lifetime, lifelong friend Marjorie S. Logan, Nicholas Vachel Lindsay -- December 25, 1923." Logan was the head of the Fine Arts Department at Milwaukee-Downer College. A significant association copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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.

      Second edition, 1923. Published by Cassell and Company, Ltd. (London, New York, Toronto, and Melbourne).372 pages. Original blue cloth binding; gilt ornamentation on spine; embossed image on cover. Illustrated.JWSC LLC is listing this property on behalf of a private collector's estate. Documentation on file indicates this book was purchased by the estate in the 1970s from a UK dealer. Additional photos available.

      [Bookseller: JWSC LLC]
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        Exceptional unsigned portrait photo by Bailes, signed by the photographer, (1887-1969, Granddaughter of Queen Victoria, daughter of Princess Beatrice of Battenberg & Prince Henry, Wife of Alfonso XIII of Spain)]

      1923 - showing her three quarters length in typical twenties costume, 9" x 6½", no place, (London) no date, The Queen visited England for the wedding of the future George VI and the Queen Mother. By this time her marriage was in tatters and the monarchy was ready to topple. Sadly, when she did leave Spain in 1931 she is meant to have said "I thought I had done so well".

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913. Report on the Maps and Surveys.

      First edition; 4to; original coarse grained maroon cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Fifteen folding maps in end pocket, 2 photographic plates, 21 sketch diagrams, maps, plans and charts in the text (5 full-page). Debenham was a geologist on Scott's second Antarctic journey, he was a member of both western geological parties. His map making skills are best displayed in this publication, with all maps bar one drawn from the expedition, offered together with his description and criticism of the instruments he used to take measurements. A very good copy, spine slightly faded and small library stamp of Dr Hans-Georg Strauf, Bibliothek des Geophysikischen Institutes in Gottingen, to title pages. All the maps are in fine condition and the majority of them appear to have been unopended. A nice example of a rare book.

      [Bookseller: York Modern Books]
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      University of Delaware Press, 1923. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Largely a collection of the correspondence of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont, the French-born American manufacturer. du Pont's father became acquainted with Thomas Jefferson when he was minister to France, a friendship which undoubtedly influenced the family decision to emigrate to the United States after the French Revolution. The 12 volumes in parchment backed boards. An attractive set, in an edition limited to 250 copies. There is a previous owner name on the endpaper of each volume. One volume has a small abrasion in the titling at the spine. The gilt top edges have some minor spotting, as do a couple of the parchment spines. Very Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc. ]
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        L’Art Islamique En Orient. TWO PARTS I & II.

      M. Schulz, Prague 1923 - 49 x 33.5 cm. approx. Premiere Partie: Vieilles Faiences Turques en Asie-Mineure et a Constantinople,avec introduction et descriptions explicatives par Charles Wulzinger: 27 pp. including a bibliography + 40 colour plates (of which 4 are double-page), cloth backed decorative board, cover slightly soiled & rubbed at corners, new spine / Part II: 11 pp. [1], 11 pp, chromolithograph title page and leaf of dedication, 52 loose plates numbered 1-60, of which 9 on double page, numerous figures in text, original cover tipped-in on front & loer cover, decorative boards chromolithographed in green and gold, biblio, book plate of Comte Chandron de Briailles verso front endpaper, cover slightly rubbed round edges, otherwise a beautiful set published 1923-1924. First edition of both parts, complete and not listed thus in library catalogues. Until recently auction records used to consider the first part as being lost. A Part one edition was first located and listed by Librairie Soustiel, Paris. It illustrate numerous samples of Islamic ceramics and their different decoration, ornament and colour. A very attractive set illustrated with finely chromolithographed selection of plates. The second part depict Islamic architecture and architectural details drawn from numerous mosques including Konia, Brousse, Sivas, Constantinople, Yenicheir, and Iznik. It also depict Islamic calligraphy, domes on two spread sheets, doors, windows, wood carvings, and ornaments. Bibliographic References for part II only as follows: Atabey 1015; Creswell 445; not in Blackmer. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: FOLIOS LIMITED]
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      First edition, an advance (service de presse) copy. Handsome and very rare autograph inscription signed by Joseph Delteil to Jacques Rigaut : "... à M. J. Rigaut / en cordial hommage / J. Delteil [to M. J. Rigaut / with cordial best wishes / J. Delteil]".Spine slightly sunned as usual. An exceptional provenance. Editions du Sagittaire Paris 1923 13x18cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Le bon apôtre

      First edition on ordinary paper, falsely stated seventh edition.Handsome autograph inscription from Philippe Soupault to Jacques Decour : "... en lui souhaitant un séjour agréable en Allemagne que le bon apôtre a connu en 1913".Small tears in the margins without lack, not serious, to the covers. Editions du Sagittaire Paris 1923 13x18cm broché

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