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        Die Sprüche des Meister Eckehart. Aus dem Mittelhochdeutschen übertragen von Ludwig Goldscheider.

      Stuttgart/Wien Phaidon 1924 - gr.4°. 38 S. Original-Pergament auf 5 Bünden mit Kopfgoldschn., goldgepr. Titel und Rücken, sowie Einfassung. (Die ersten und letzten Seiten stockfleckig, Deckel leicht verzogen). Phaidon-Drucke VI. Rodenberg 456. Von Stähle & Friedel, Stuttgart, aus der alten Schwabacher gesetzt und in zwei Farben gedruckt. Numer. Ausgabe Nr. X von L (gesamt 350). Gedruckt auf echtem Bütten, mit der Hand in Kalbpergament von E. Riethmüller gebunden und vom Übersetzer signiert. Seite 1 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aegis Buch- und Kunstantiquariat]
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        HISTOIRE AVENTUREUSE DE LUDOVIC LE JOLI

      - POCHOIR. HISTOIRE AVENTUREUSE DE LUDOVIC LE JOLI PETIT CANARD VERT [THE WONDERFUL ADVENTURES OF LUDO THE LITTLE GREEN DUCK] by Jack Roberts. Paris: Tolmer 1924. 8vo (7 1/4 x 7"), pictorial boards, paper spine shows some flaking else VG+. Convinced that because he is green, he is meant for better things, Ludo the little green duck leaves home for adventure. He travels the world over only to discover there's "no place like home." Illustrated by Roberts with 1 double page and 6 full page absolutely stunning hand-colored, pochoir pages and illustrated in green and black on virtually every other page. Text is done in calligraphy and the overall style is classic Art Deco. A wonderful book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        FAIRY TALES

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1924. No. 111 OF 500 COPIES OF THE EDITION DELUXE, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST n. Hardcover. 318 x 260 mm (12 1/2 x 10 1/4"). 197 pp. No. 111 OF 500 COPIES OF THE EDITION DELUXE, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Publisher's deluxe binding of full vellum, upper cover with gilt-embossed vignette (replicating the title page), flat spine with gilt tree at foot and gilt titling at head, top edge gilt. Engraved illustrated title page, engraved tailpieces, 16 full-page black and white engravings, and 12 color plates by Kay Nielsen. Front free endpaper with remnants of bookplate. Hint of splaying to boards, gilt on spine a little muted, otherwise only the most trivial imperfections; a nearly fine copy, very clean and fresh inside and out. This appealing edition of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen is illustrated by his fellow Dane, Kay Nielsen, whose popularity during the early 20th century "golden age of illustration" rivaled that of Arthur Rackham and Edmund Dulac. Born in Copenhagen to a theatrical family, Nielsen (1886-1957) studied art in Paris, where he became quite interested in Japanese and Chinese paintings. The influence of those styles can be seen in the color plates here, while the monochrome works are reminiscent of illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley. When the popularity of extravagantly illustrated gift books began to fade in the 1930s, Nielsen moved to California, where he worked for Disney Studios, contributing illustrations for "Fantasia" and other animated films. The tales collected here include "The Real Princess" (better known as "The Princess and the Pea"), "The Snow Queen," "The Red Shoes," and "The Nightingale," Andersen's tribute to the famed Swedish singer Jenny Lind, who had gently rebuffed the lovestruck writer's advances.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        The Mark of Zorro

      Grosset and Dunlap, New York 1924 - First edition. A fine copy, lacking the dustwrapper. The first book appearance of this story which originally appeared as a magazine serial, as a film, and finally appeared as a book. A beautiful copy. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Natural History of British Butterflies

      Hutchinson [1924], London - 2 vols, 60 colour + 5 plain plates. 380x250mm. HB. Two-volume set in orig. cloth, gilt. Vg. Minor wear to to corners and spine ends; some foxing to the fore-edges; internally clean and crisp. No d/w's. A classic work based on the author's original observations, illustrating the life stages of all British Butterflies for the first time. Preface is dated 1914, but publication was delayed until after the 1st World War. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: PEMBERLEY NATURAL HISTORY BOOKS BA]
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        Proof woodcut illustration

      approximately 4 x 3 inches [1924] - Depicting two standing male figures in conversation, the elder one apparently addressing his younger self, published in the January 1924 issue of "The Golden Hind" (Volume 2, Number 6, p.43) to illustrate a review of his brother Alec's "Myself When Young". In excellent condition and a scarce original example of Waugh's artistic work.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grogan]
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        MAX BECKMANN

      Munich, Germany: R. Piper & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1924. First. Hardcover. Yellow boards show staining to bottom portion, offset browning to edges, two bumped corners. Small rubbed abrasion to rear board. Binding is tight, inner pages uniformly age-toned but clean and bright. Rust-colored spine illustration and title still bright and readable. Red topstain. Includes original frontis lithograph with tissue-guard overlay. Essays include illustrations. 52 b/w plates with tissue-guard overlay, indexed by year. .

      [Bookseller: Books On The Boulevard]
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        Big Game and Pygmies

      Macmillan & Co, London 1924 - 325 pp, 120 ill. Folding map in rear. In the Central African forests for elephant, white rhinoceros and buffalo as well as okapi. Excellent section on bongo hunting. VG+ to near fine in orig cloth. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U. („Alexa").

      [Berlin, 6. November 1924]. - 1½ SS. Qu.-8vo. Mit eh. Adresse. An die Photographin Lucia Moholy (1894–1989): „Ich danke Dir für die Nachricht. Dachte jeden Tag Moholy kommt und nun höre ich, er ist in Wien? Ja? Meine jetzige Adresse. Kursfürstenstrasse 126 Atelier Wittring Nollendorf 5311. Gestern sahen wir Eggelings Film. Freute mich unerhört über ihn. Sehe ich Euch bald? [.]" – Alex(andr)a Röhl war von 1920 bis 25 mit dem Bauhaus-Künstler Karl Peter Röhl (1890–1975) verheiratet und lebte seit 1951 in Buchen. Als Schriftstellerin verfaßte sie u. a. „Duette mit ihm. Über die Freundschaft mit einem Rotkehlchen" und „Geflügelte über uns. Der Vogel in Mythos und Geschichte, in Natur- und Geisteswissenschaft". – Der schwedische Dadaist und Experimentalfilmer Helmuth Viking Eggeling (1880–1925) übte „aufgrund seiner musikalischen Zeiteinteilung sowie seiner auf Helldunkelkontrasten, Richtungsveränderungen und der aufbauenden linearen Formdramatik aus Kurven, Linien, Harfen und Dreiecken [.] großen Einfluß auf Künstler wie Laszlo Moholy-Nagy aus und gilt als der Urvater des heutigen Musikvideos" (Wikipedia, Abfrage v. 19. X. 2008). – Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt und mit zwei kleinen Randeinrissen. – Beiliegend ein von fremder Hand an den Maler, Designer und Photographen László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946) adressiertes Kuvert. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Spearing Salmon, Plate 454 from The North American Indian. Portfolio XIII

      University Press of Cambridge, Mass., and Plimpton Press, Norwood, Mass., Massachusetts 1924 - The North American Indian. Vol.13 Written, Illustrated and Published by Edward Curtis. Foreword By Theodore Roosevelt. Ex Libris, Rochester Public Library, stamp l.l. Published: University Press of Cambridge, Mass., and Plimpton Press, Norwood, Mass. Medium: Sepia printed photogravure engraving on Van Gelder paper. Photogravure by Suffolk Engr. Co., Cambridge Mass., 1924 Dimensions: Paper size 22 x 17 3/4", p.m. 17 5/8 x 12 7/8"

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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        Stalking Big Game with a Camera in Equatorial Africa

      The Medici Society Limited, 1924, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. Limited edition of 550 copies, this copy numbered 249. Signed by author. With 113 plates. Large foldout photo in pocket on end pastedown. Fading to areas of covers. Black mark on spine. Marks on front pastedown. Size: 385mm Tall, Folio. Text moderately foxed, but plates mainly clean. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 2 kilos. Category: Animals & Birds; Photography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6480.

      [Bookseller: Andmeister Books]
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        Sydney Harbour Trust Birds Eye View of Terminal Grain Elevator and Proposed Cargo Berths, Glebe Island Port Jackson N.S.W

      Sydney: The Sydney Harbour Trust Commissioners, 1924. unbound. Map. Original color lithograph. Image measures 22 3/4" x 32 This beautiful view of Glebe Island and vicinity in Sydney, Australia from the early 20th century extends from Johnstons Bay looking southwest as far as Annandale and Glebe Point. It features Rozelle Bay, Blackwater Bay and White Bay with Glebe Island, Balmain and Pyrmont. Important buildings are shown, including the old power house buildings (now the White Bay Power House), Terminal storage bins, etc. Topography is beautifully rendered. The Glebe Island Bridge is shown here as a proposed bridge yet to be constructed. The bridge still stands to this day and is one of the last remaining swing bridges of its type in the world. This view was included in the "Official Handbook, The Port of Sydney N.S.W." published by The Sydney Harbour Trust Commissioners in 1924. In very good condition with minor toning. Flattened and lined with archival paper. A beautiful snapshot of this area of Sydney from the early 20th century.

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        Novels of the Sisters Brontë. Jane Eyre. Shirley. Villette. The Professor. Wuthering Heights. Agnes Grey. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. [with] GASKELL, Elizabeth. The Life of Charlotte Brontë. Edited by Temple Scott

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1924.. Thornton Edition. 12 volumes. 8vo. Publisher's gilt green cloth, gilt to spines, dust jackets, top edges green. 12 frontispieces and 55 plates. Trivial wear to the extremities of a few of the jackets, occasional mild soiling, an attractive and well preserved set.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Displayable Rare Coolidge ALS as President to De Lancey Kountze, president of the Citizens' Committee of America founded to help disabled veterans of World War I

      Washington, DC, May 3, 1924. 5.5" x 9.25". "Autograph Letter Signed ""Calvin Coolidge"" as President, 1 page, 5.5"" x 9.25"". With blank integral leaf. The White House, Washington, May 3, 1924. To Mr. de Lancey Kountze, New York City. Mounting remnants at outer edges, uniformly toned from prior display, but easily mountable to show a nice appearance. Fine condition.In full, ""It was a pleasure to have a call from you this morning and receive the valuable suggestions you made.""De Lancey Kountze (1878-1946) was a partner of the banking firm of Kountze Brothers co-founded by his father. After serving in France in World War I, Col. Kountze left banking. He became interested in the American Legion and of wounded veterans. At the invitation of the French government, he helped plan the American Legion pilgrimage to France in 1921. France made him a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor and Belgium awarded him the decorations of Officer of the Legion of Honor and Officer of the Legion of Leopold I. In August 1922, Kountze was elected first president of the Citizens' Committee of America formed to make Americans aware of the nation's disabled veterans by consolidating efforts of various relief agencies."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Eighteen (18) Black-And-White Press Photographs of Darrow.

      1924 - Interesting Collection of Darrow Photographs [Darrow, Clarence (1857-1938)]. [Eighteen Black-and-White Press Photographs of Darrow, 1894-1936]. Sizes ranging from 3-1/2" x 6-1/2" to 8" x 10." Light to moderate edgewear, annotations and tipped-in captions to versos, some photos have crop marks and creases. * This interesting collection comprises seven formal and informal images of Darrow, seven images of Darrow with associates and three images with Darrow and his wife, Ruby and an image of her alone.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Set of Eleven Photographic Negative Prints of Hands.

      Berlin c.-1930 1924 - Photographic negative prints of Paul Wolff, Theodor Echtermeyer, Peter Schmidt, Alexander von Rothe, Eugen Fischer, Prof.Dr. Ludwig Heck, Wilhelm Filchner, Prof. Hans Friedenthal, N.N. Godbole, Alfons Goldschmidt and August von Parseval hands. Size: 21.cmm by 17.4cm approx. Collected by German palmist Marianne Raschig who spent 60 years taking more than 2,000 hand prints of around 1,000 leading artists, actors, scientists, musicians and writers in Berlin. Raschig collected the hand prints between the 1870s and 1930s for a study into what the lines and shapes of hands could reveal about a person's character. Palm readers believe that every person's hands has a series of 'lines' and 'mounts' which reveal their personality traits and even predict their future. Raschig published her study in a 1931 book Hand und Persönlichkeit (Hand and Personality) which is still used today.

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        ENFER.

      Paris, Art Léon Pichon, 1924.** - Relié de l' époque, demi - veau rouge, dos à nerfs (5) doré, plats de papier marbré, 22,5x28,5cm, (2) couverture originale, 138pp., illustré. Avec lettre de l' éditeur. La comédie de Dante Alighieri de Florence. Nouvellement traduit en rythme francais par Rene Butmann. Edition decorée de gravures sur bois originales d' Hermann Paul. N° 155 de 498 exemplaires numméroté sur vergé à la cuve des Papeteries d' Arches. Mangifique publication imprimée eb deux colonnes, le texte original en rouge, la traduction francais en noir. Editions de luxe, imprimée en caractères gothiques et nombreux bandeaux, en - tetes de chapitres et culs - de lamp. 1400 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BOOKSELLER - ERIK TONEN BOOKS]
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        THE SPECIMEN CASE

      London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1924. First edition, first printing. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A superb near fine copy in better than very good bright clean and crisp dustwrapper with small nicks to the spine tips. A lovely copy. Hubin. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        Sitzende Schöne mit Federhut.

      - Feder in Schwarz und Aquarell, auf grauem Papier, links unten monogrammiert (vgl. Goldstein, S. 185 u. S. 559), verso mit blauer Tinte beschriftet „Die schönste Stunde, hab ich sie endlich –". 13,8:21 cm. Vertikale Mittelfalte geglättet. Zeichnerin, Graphikerin und Illustratorin. Achtjährige Klavierausbildung am Konservatorium. 1924 Lehre als Buchbinderin. 1925-1929 absolvierte sie ein Studium an der Badischen Landeskunstschule Karlsruhe und war Schülerin von K. Hubbuch (1891-1979), W. Schnarrenberger (1892-1966) und H. Gehri (1879-1944), zuletzt als Meisterschülerin in der Radierklasse bei W. Conz (1782-1944). 1929 zog sie nach Berlin, wo sie im folgenden Jahr ihr Studium an den Vereinigten Staatsschulen für Freie und Angewandte Kunst bei E. Orlik (1870-1932), der sie besonders förderte, und H. Meid (1883-1957) fortsetzte. 1931 heiratete sie den Maler H. Fischer (1906-1987); die schwierige Ehe führte 1947 zur Trennung. Nach dem Erhalt des Rom-Preises 1933-1934 Aufenthalt in der Villa Massimo in Rom und erneut durch die Verleihung des Preises an ihren Mann 1935-1936. 1935 Stipendium der Albrecht-Dürer-Stiftung. Nach ihrer Rückkehr aus Italien begann sie mit dem Illustrieren von Büchern, von nun an ihre Haupteinnahmequelle, da sie unter den Nationalsozialisten nicht mehr ausstellen konnte. 1937 Kassel-Preis und Silbermedaille für Graphik bei der Weltausstellung in Paris. Wiederholte Reisen nach Paris und Spanien. Seit 1959 litt sie unter dauernden Schmerzen (Trigeminus-Neuralgien); aufgrund einer Operation mußte die Künstlerin, deren Zeichenhand die linke war, mit der rechten Hand weiter arbeiten. Nach 1945 beteiligte sie sich an zahlreichen Ausstellungen, so in Heidelberg, Hagen, Freiburg, Mannheim und Karlsruhe. Auch wurde ihr eine Professur in Ost-Berlin angetragen, die sie jedoch ausschlug.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Die Verlobung in San Domingo.

      - Berlin, Euphorion-V. 1924. Mit 8 ganzseitigen Orig.-Radierungen von Willi Geiger. Gr.-4°. 2 Bl., 61 S., 3 Bl. Handgebundener Halblederband mit marmorierten Bezugspapieren und goldgeprägtem Rückenschild (H. Lomberg, 1957) Erste dieser illustrierten Ausgabe. - Eins von 120 num. Exemplaren (Nr. 42) auf Johann Wilhelm-Bütten (Gesamtauflage: 150 Expl.). - Sämtliche Radierungen vom Künstler signiert. - Lang, Expressionistische Buchillustration 76. - Schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stammerjohann]
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        Op. 125]. IX Symphonie. Facsimile of the autograph musical manuscript full score

      Der Preussischen Staatsbibliothek, Berlin 1924 - Rare. Large folio. In slipcase. Quarter maroon morocco with olive green cloth boards, maroon morocco label gilt to spine. Approximately 400 pp. Binding slightly worn and rubbed. Slipcase worn and rubbed. A very good copy overall. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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        Days Off in Dixie

      Doubleday, Page, New York 1924 - 8vo. [x], 298 pp. Illustrated. Cloth in dustwrapper, few chips, npc, very good. (37502). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauer Rare Books]
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        ARABIAN NIGHTS. Tales from the Thousand and One Nights

      London Hodder & Stoughton n.d. (1924) - First edition. With 12 beautiful mounted colour plates by Edward J. Detmold with the original tissue guards with captions. Large 4to, publisher’s original white buckram decorated with elaborate all-over gilt pictorial designs and lettering on the upper cover and the spine, in the rare publisher's box printed on the upper cover in gray/green and with a pastedown Detmold colourplate. [viii, 240. An extremely fine copy, as near as pristine as could be hoped for, clearly this book has only rarely been outside its original box, the plates fresh and perfect, the gilt on the binding and the white cloth essentially as new, the prelim leaves only with just faint traces of the foxing which commonly plagues this title. The rare box is very attractive, the lid skillfully, unobtusively and sympathetically reinforced with binders cloth, as are the corners of the box. A STUNNING COPY, WE CAN'T REALLY IMAGINE ONE BETTER, THE BOOK VERY SCARCE AND IN THIS CONDITION EXCEPTIONALLY RARE. Detmold's illustrations are rich with color and reflect well the oriental splendor of the tales. THE ARABIAN NIGHTS is one of Detmold's most elusive titles and is one of the finest examples of the artist’s abilities. His 12 colour plates to such well loved stories as ‘Sindbad, ‘Ali Baba’ and ‘Aladddin’ rank among the best of illustrations from a period often considered the golden age of illustrated literature. Despite the effort taken on the part of the publisher to produce these beautiful books they have always been prone to foxing, and the use of white cloth has always been risky. Thus, copies are typically found with considerable mellowing and soiling. This copy we dare say has spent very little time outside of the box which has protected it so well for nearly a century and is truly an exception to the general rule. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Poems

      T. FISHER UNWIN, LONDON 1924 - dust jacket layered & reinforced underneath wit hstiff paper, untouched by the sun, brilliant bright gilt decorated spine, impressed boards, pages clean, dj chipped and torn DATE PUBLISHED: 1924 EDITION: 314 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        James Joyce spricht Texte aus Ulysses & Finnegans Wake

      Neske Verlag / Rhein Verlag, Pfullingen / Zürich - ¿James Joyce spricht Taylors Rede aus der Aeolus-Episode aus "Ulysses" und den Schluss von Anna-Livia-Plurabelle aus "Finnegans Wake" ---------- Die beiden einzigen Aufnahmen der Stimmevon Joyce auf eiiner Langspielplatte vereint; Seite I (Taylors Rede) ist eine ,unter größter Aufwendung technischer Mittel ertsellte Reproduktion einer Aufnahme von einer Lesung aus dem Jahre 1924 in Paris; Seite II (Anna-Livia) ist eine Reproduktion einer Lesung von 1931, über die Joyce sagte, "er habe mit Anna-Livia die einzige "deklamatorische" Stelle ausgesucht; Mit den deutschen Lesungen von "Blooms Bummel" & den ersten Seiten von der "Anna-Livia-Plurabelle" von Gert Westphal in der Übersetzung von Georg Goyert ---------- Originalausgabe; Langspielplatte: 30 cm / 33 UpM; Beigelegtes Textheft (23 S.) mit einem Vorwort von T.S. Eliot; Das Vinyl ist in sehr gutem Zustand, die Plastikhülle ist enthalten und intakt; Papphülle altersbedingt vergilbt und an den Rändern teilweise eingerissen; Schrift auf der Papphülle ist eingeprägt.

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung Klaus Bittner GmbH]
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        The Town Child's Alphabet

      London: The Poetry Bookshop,, 1924. Designs by David Jones. Quarto. Original pictorial wrappers. Illustrations throughout (with occasional printed pale blue-green spot colour) by David Jones. Visiting card of a "Mr B. Gaynor, Killiney Bay [Ireland]" pasted to inside of back wrapper. Wrappers toned, some wear to spine, internally a nice copy. First edition, first impression, wrappered issue. One of the prettiest children's books of the period with delightful illustrations by David Jones; it was the sister publication to The Country Child's Alphabet also published in December 1924, with illustrations by William Rothenstein. "One of David Jones's earliest published works, executed while he was working for the S. Dominic's Press at Ditchling" (Woolmer).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Songs and Sonnets

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1924. Edited by F. T. Palgrave. Small octavo (156 × 98 mm). Contemporary red crushed half morocco by Bayntun, spine richly gilt in compartments separated by raised bands millet gilt, titles direct to second gilt., top edge gilt, red cloth sides ruled in gilt, marbled endpapers. Engraved vignette title-page with tissue guard. Contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper. Edges toned, spotting to half-title and title-page, top edge of pp. 202-07 with oxidised indentation mark from paperclip. A very good copy. An attractively bound copy of a work first published in 1865. Palgrave is best remembered for his anthology of English poetry, the Golden Treasury (1861).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A HISTORY OF TENNIS.

      Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1924.FIRST EDITION, 2 VOLUMES COMPLETE SET, 1924. 4to, approximately 285 x 190 mm, 11¼ x 7½ inches, frontispiece to each volume, 1 in colour, both with tissue guards, 160 illustrations on 125 plates, plus 2 folding tables, pages: xv, [1] - 281; viii, [281] - 580 including half - titles and index, bound in publisher's original blue buckram, gilt lettering to spines, blind rules to edges of covers. EX LIBRARY COPY, Guildhall library with their bookplate on each pastedown and a pale ink Withdrawn stamp beneath, pale Withdrawn ink stamp to bottom of both title pages, small stamp to verso of title pages and small neat ink number, small pale stamps to blank side of all plates and an occasional stamp to lower blank margin, not affecting text, slight fading to spines and slight evidence of library numers at bottom of spines, head of volume 2 slight worn, faint age - browning affecting text and plate margins, otherwise a very good set. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. THIS SET IS VERY HEAVY AND WILL REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        The Rubáiyát of 'Umar Khaiyám

      London: John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited,, 1924. translated from the French of J. B. Nicolas by Frederic [sic] Baron Corvo, together with a reprint of the French text. Edited with notes and a comparative study of the original texts, and an introduction by Edward Heron-Allen, F.R.S. With sixteen illustrations in colour by Hamzeh Carr. Large octavo (182 × 260 mm). Bound by Bayntun-Riviere in red half morocco, red cloth sides, titles and decoration to spine gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Frontispiece with tissue-guard and 15 illustrations in colour by Hamzeh Carr. Some minor wear to tips and spine ends, edges and endleaves foxed, some sporadic faint foxing to contents. A excellent copy, attractively bound. First Carr illustrated edition, the second edition of Corvo's translation with a new introduction and illustrations. His prose translation was undertaken at the suggestion of Henry Harland and Kenneth Grahame, and first published in 1903. Rolfe's is the earliest complete English translation of Nicolas's rendering, but its elaborateness and verbal inventiveness did not sell on first publication. The book was made more saleable by the evocative illustrations of Hamzeh Carr (Hamzeh Abd-ullah Kar).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        1924 Ohio Photo Album with Auto Racing Images

      [Elyria, Ohio. 1924]. Oblong large octavo. Leather-textured paper over boards. Commercially produced blank book with "Photographs" in gilt on front board. 61 black and white images. Various sizes, most 2.75" x 4.5". Some sunning, one image is creased, overall very good. Perhaps a quarter of the images are captioned in the margins. Perhaps the most interesting are 18 images are of racing automobiles and their drivers including the Nash pace car; additionally their is a splendid (but unfortunately the aforementioned creased) image of a policeman on an Indian Motorcycle writing a ticket out to a motorist. Other images include additional auto shots, the interior of an Ohio YMCA, Indian teepees, and additional photos of policeman. The owner (and presumably the photographer of most of these images) was named Henry, and there is some evidence he was a policeman. The location of many of the images is in Elyria. Ohio, a suburb of Cincinnati. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        La guérison des maladies EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Grasset, 1924. Fine. Grasset, Paris 1924, 12x19cm, broché. - Deuxième édition en grande partie originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Rare envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Pierre de Massot. spine et plats marginalement passés comme généralement.   --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Deuxième édition en grande partie originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Rare envoi autographe signé de Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz à Pierre de Massot. Dos et plats marginalement passés comme généralement.  

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        ATANOR / / IGNIS. Rivista mensile di studii iniziatici. Direttore responsabile: Arturo Reghini.

      Casa Editrice Atanor 1924-1925 In - 8, cofanetto in cartonato moderno, tit. oro su tassello al piatto, contenente le seguenti due rare riviste mensili di esoterismo: - "ATANOR" - 1924 (Anno I), completo - 12 numeri in 9 fascicoli, pp. 352. Tra i collaboratori: Evola, Guénon, Kremmerz, etc. "Tutto il pubblicato". Cfr. Simoni, Bibliogr. della Massoneria in Italia, n. 151 - Lattanzi, 1911. Picc. strappi e bruniture alla copertina del n. 1 - 2; testi con qualche lieve fioritura o ingiallitura per la qualità della carta, altrimenti ben conservati, intonsi. - "IGNIS" - 1925 (Anno I), completo - 12 numeri in 7 fascicoli, pp. 400. Cfr. Simoni, n. 1488. - Lattanzi, 1958. Lievi ingialliture ai margini per la qualità della carta, altrimenti ben conservati.

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        Venus.

      1924 - Original intaglio print engraving signed and numbered by Eric Gill in pencil, "Eric G" and 12/16. Image size 13.7 x 4.5 cms. This block was eventually used 7 years later in Gill's book Clothing and Cloth printed by The Golden Cockerel Press in 1931. Physick 290 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        TOWN DOG IN THE COUNTRY

      - DOGS. A TOWN DOG IN THE COUNTRY by Vernon Stokes. (London: Chambers), no date, circa 1924. Folio (10 x 12"), pictorial boards, narrow 1/16th inch strip of darkening on corner of some pages else Fine in dust wrapper. The adventures in the country of a wonderful "city" bulldog named Blobbs is told in verse. Illustrated by Stokes with 10 fabulous full page chromolithographs and with more full page black and whites. This is an outstanding copy rarely found so intact with the dust wrapper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Tree in Bloom and Other Verses

      The Lantern Press, San Francisco 1924 - On first front end paper: "Inscribed for Mr. John S. Mayfield, Pasadena, May 14, 1925." On second front end paper: in same ink handwriting, the sonnet "To My Books Who Perished By Fire," also signed by poet. Inside back cover, small envelope glued at top from poet to Mayfield, postal marked September 12, 1927, containing two pages from "Poetry: A Magazine of Verse, pp. 301-304, with her published poems. On adjacent end paper: an Autographed Signed Letter dated September 9, 1927 to Mayfield of Austin, Texas: will gladly send a copy of contents if asked. Large gray boards, orange patch near top front left , badly worn at spine top, 2.75" tear at spine bottom left, slight wear to top tips, nick at top front and back edges. Fair only. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Klamath Type, PLate 446 from The North American Indian. Portfolio XIII

      University Press of Cambridge, Mass., and Plimpton Press, Norwood, Mass., Massachusetts 1924 - The North American Indian. Vol.13 Written, Illustrated and Published by Edward Curtis. Foreword By Theodore Roosevelt. Ex Libris, Rochester Public Library, stamp l.l. Published: University Press of Cambridge, Mass., and Plimpton Press, Norwood, Mass. Medium: Sepia printed photogravure engraving on Van Gelder paper. Photogravure by Suffolk Engr. Co., Cambridge Mass., 1924 Dimensions: Paper size 22 x 17 3/4", p.m. 17 5/8 x 12 7/8"

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        Plays in Prose and Verse

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1924. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New and revised edition, limited issue, one of 250 copies signed by Yeats. Very Good, lacking publisher's slip case. Spine cloth soiled. Edge wear, with corners exposed. Previous owner rubber stamp to front free end paper. Signed.

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        LA CACCIA NEL MILANESE. Dalle origini ai giorni nostri.

      Hoepli s.d. (1924). In - 4 p., mz. pelle mod., dorso a cordoni con tit. oro, conserv. bross. orig., pp. XV,356. Il volume è molto ben illustrato nel t. da 230 immagini e, f.t., da 20 tavv. in b.n. e 4 in tricromia applicate su cartoncino (numer. sono le riproduz. di opere e miniature antiche sulla caccia). L'opera documenta le tradizionali cacce dei milanesi nelle valli del Ticino, dell'Adda, del lodigiano, in Brianza, ecc. con materiale d'archivio in gran parte inedito. Ricercata e rara "edizione originale". Cfr. Catalogo Hoepli,563 - Ceresoli,109. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        Briefe Aus Berlin

      Chryselius & Schulz 1924 - 1924. Large format. Minimal shelf wear to extremities. In slipcase in acceptable condition, missing top and bottom part slightly torn. Book Condition: Very Good. Slipcase Condition: Acceptable. Dispatched within 2 business days. WE NO LONGER SHIP TO AUSTRALIA. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Vanishing of Betty Varian

      Collins, 1924. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; a fair reading copy; blue cloth boards bumped with rubbing and wear; some fading/staining on front board; pages are clean and binding tight. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        The Coral Island (Abridged) - Longmans' Class books of English Literature

      Longmans, Green & Co. Ltd, London 1924 - 183 pages. Rare publication of this title. Illustrated boards, some scuffing and wear to edges, bottom right hand corners of boards and pages are bent but whole and intact. Front and rear end pages and fly leaves are age browned, ex-owner name (x 2) neatly on front fly and 2/9 in pencil, a few small spots throughout text body otherwise pages are clean and unmarked. Binding has a very small loose spot at title page otherwise binding is strong and intact. - 308 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dinah Piedefer. Die Muse des Departements.

      Berlin. Verlag Die Schmiede, 1924. - 8°. 18 x 12 cm. 326 Seiten, übersetzt von Jacob, Hans aus dem Französischen, Der unbekannte Balzac, 4, Der unbekannte Balzac, 4 In gutem Zustand. Leihbüchereiexemplar gestempelt, Einband etwas berieben, Kopfschnitt leicht eingestaubt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Garden of Paradise Rug and the Holy Carpet of the Mosque at Ardebil Reproduced with variations in silk

      Donchian and Company, 1924, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good; 11 x 14 Hardback in Very Good condition. Minor wear to cover.. Illustrated by 8 black and white; GWO 1980. Limited edition of 100. Complete with letters in tipped in folder. ; 2; 32 pp.

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        The Works

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1924. 28 volumes, octavo (225 x 150 mm). Finely bound by Stikeman & Co. for the publisher in blue crushed half morocco, spines gilt in three asymmetric compartments with gilt titles and flower tools direct, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, blue cloth sides ruled in gilt, marbled endpapers. Photographic frontispieces with tissue guards, title-pages printed in red and black with fish-and-trident vignette in black on beige ground. Bookplate of Ralph Hoffman Bryant to front pastedowns. Front board of vol. I very slightly marked, light tan-burn to endleaves from turn-ins as usual, a few tissue-guards faintly creased. An exceptional set. Signed limited edition, the Atlantic Edition: this set number 583 of 1,050 signed by the author on the limitation leaf of Volume I; Wells contributed new prefaces especially for this edition, which was also issued in a red morocco binding, with no priority between the two colours.

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