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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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        A Wappo, Plate 490 from The North American Indian. Portfolio XIV

      University Press of Cambridge, Mass., and Plimpton Press, Norwood, Mass., Massachusetts 1924 - The North American Indian. Vol.14 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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        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).

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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.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Commissionaria Licosa SpA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS, ABA, ILAB]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Gathering Wokas - Klamath, Plate 460 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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        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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        Quiet Waters - Yurok, Plate 444 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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        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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Black Gull Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Paperworx]
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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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        Wife of Modoc Henry - Klamath, Plate 445 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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        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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Les Dieux ont Soif

      Carteret 1924 - Un des 125 exemplaires sur Japon Impérial numéroté (n° 77), Première édition illustrée, eaux-fortes originales de Jacques Camoreyt, 1 vol. in-4 reliure plein maroquin bordeaux sous étui bordé, dos à 5 nerfs orné (faisceaux de licteurs, bonnets phrygiens encadrés d'une couronne de lauriers), toutes tranches dorées, beaux filets dorés d'encadrements aux plats, faisceaux de licteurs en angles, double filet doré en coupes, chasses bordées de maroquin ornées de 9 filets d'encadrement dorés, couv. et dos conservés, date au dos en queue, ex-libris gravé au hérisson avec initiales D et L et ex-dono sur celui-ci, reliure (datée de 1928) signée de G. Mercier, Successeur de son Père, Carteret, Paris, 1924, 2 ff. blancs, 2 ff. (faux-titre et titre), 237 pp., 1 f. n. ch. (achevé d'imprimer), 2 ff. blanc, illustré de 25 eaux-fortes in-texte ou hors-texte Magnifique exemplaire superbement relié en plein maroquin, du meilleur roman d'Anatole France. Parfait état. Mahé, II, 104 Langue: Français [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Mein Hauswirt.

      1924 1924 - Kaltnadelradierung 1924, betitelt, signiert und datiert. 33,4:19,2 cm. Literatur: Schmidt R 143, a (von b 2).- Abdruck vor der Auflage für „Die Schaffenden". Auf Velin. Vollrandig. Im Unterrand und im unteren Bildteil mit schwachen Stockflecken, sonst sehr schön. Kretzschmar studierte in Dresden an der Kunstgewerbeschule und an der Kunstakademie als Meisterschüler C. Bantzers (1857-1941), nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg bei O. Zwintscher (1870-1916). Ab 1927 war er Mitglied der „Dresdner Sezession". 1937 wurden Kretschmars Werke von den Nationalsozialisten als „entartet" eingestuft und aus den Museen entfernt. 1946 wurde er Professor an der Dresdener Kunstschule.

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        When We Were Very Young

      Methuen 1924 - London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1924, 1924. Quarto. The first of the four Pooh books. One of only 100 numbered copies, signed by Milne and the illustrator, Ernest Shepard. One small dent to the cloth at the center of the spine, else a fine bright copy in a very good to near fine dust wrapper. Original red cloth backed grey boards, printed paper label to upper board. With the dust jacket. Housed in a blue quarter morocco slipcase and chemise, some light wear to the spine of the slipcase. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 100 numbered copies on handmade paper signed by both the author and illustrator on the limitation page. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        New Hampshire

      London , GRANT RICHARDS, 1924 - A poem with notes and grace notes. With 5 woodcuts in black and white (from cm 5x7 to 13x9). 8vo. pp. 114. . Ottimo (Fine). . Seconda edizione (2nd Edition). [Galati, 1980]. Rilegato mezza tela (half-cloth binding) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        The African Elephant and Its Hunters

      Heath Cranton, London 1924 - 221 pp, ill. Long hailed as one of the best books ever written on big game hunting in Africa and on elephant hunting as well. A sought after classics. A VG+ copy recased in orig cloth retaining orig end papers with bright gilt pictorial elephant on front cover and with bookplate of noted collector and author of Hunting Big Game in Africa, Mrs. E.L. King. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Natural History of British Butterflies

      London: Hutchinson, [1924]. 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..

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        Une vague de rêves EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Hors commerce, 1924. Fine. Hors commerce, Paris s.d. (1924), 19x24cm, broché. - Edition printed handful of the titrated by Commerce magazine. Precious autograph signed by Louis Aragon Roland Saucier on this founding text of surrealism. Despite a few nice copy foxing. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à tout petit nombre de ce titré à part de la revue Commerce. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Louis Aragon à Roland Saucier sur ce texte fondateur du surréalisme. Agréable exemplaire malgré quelques petites rousseurs.

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        [Original Drawing]: The White Snake

      (1924). Original pencil drawing illustrating a scene from: "The White Snake" by the Brothers Grimm. The drawing measures about 3.5" x 3.5" on a 5.5" x 7.5" sheet, tipped into a mat frame. Near fine. Signed by Gaskin with his initials and date. An English illustrator, painter, and designer of jewellery, enamelwork, and books, Gaskin was a member of the Birmingham Group of artist-craftsmen, which sought to apply the principles of the Arts and Crafts movement across the decorative arts. In the 1890s he caught the attention of William Morris, who arranged for him to design the pictures for two Kelmscott Press books: The Well at the World's End and The Shepheard's Calendar; the latter is described by Gordon Ray as "perhaps the most successful of Kelmscott Press illustrations." A fine, late drawing by Gaskin, who died in 1928. .

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        Monseigneur le Vin. En 4 volumes.

      (Paris, J. van Gindertaele, Poyet, Draeger pour) les Etablissements Nicolas, 1924-1927,. in-8°, avec 8 cartes partiel. repl., 5 planches repl. de statistique, couvertures originales en diff. papiers dominotes conservees, reliures en veau, bande verticale de papier dominote au milieu des plats, papier de garde idem, titre et tomaison dores aux dos, tranches super. dorees. (Rel. signees "Marot-Rodde"), tres bel ensemble.. Collection de quatre (les 4 premieres en fait) monographies recherchees, richement illustrees, visant a faire connaitre les particularites essentielles dont s'enorgueillissent les vins de France. L'ouvrage comprend une riche documentation due a des techniciens, avec des textes de Georges Montorgueil (vol. 1 a 4). Les volumes sont illustres de dessins en couleurs, a caractere burlesque, par des illustrateurs francais renommes, et complementes par des cartes en couleurs des districts et regions, et par des planches de courbes repliees (recoltes).Voici les titres et les artistes: 1) Le vin a travers l'histoire. Dessins de Marcel Jeanjean. / 2) Le(s) vin(s) de Bordeaux. Dessins de Pierre Lissac. / 3) Le(s) vin(s) de Bourgogne. Dessins de Armand Vallee. / 4) Anjou-Touraine, Alsace, Champagne, et autres grands vins de France. Dessins de Carlegle. Tres belles illustrations, typiques des annees 1920. Publication privee et tirage limite, reliures signees.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Bitting 330 (4e tome); Lambert 316; Maggs 650; Oberle 1056 (1924-25); Oberle-F. 596 (ed. 1929-25).

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