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        The Call of the Canyon

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1924 - First edition. Spine faded, modest overall wear, a near very good copy lacking the dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication: "Long Key, Feb 12, 1924 To Miss Blanche M. Bosworth Compliments of Zane Grey." Two vintage photographic postcards are laid in -- one of a young woman, another of three young women with a well-dressed gentleman whose hat shades his face somewhat, but whom we are reasonably certain is Grey (and with a pencil note indicating that the photo was taken on Long Key). See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Legends of Charlemagne

      1924. first edition. Wandering Knights, Lovely Virtuous Ladies, Giants, and Dragons…[WYETH, N.C., illustrator]. BULFINCH, Thomas. Legends of Charlemagne. [New York]: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1924. First edition illustrated by Wyeth. Quarto (9 3/16 x 6 13/16 inches; 233 x 174 mm.). xii, 273, [3, blank] pp. Color pictorial title-page and eight color plates. Original maroon cloth, front cover with an additional Wyeth illustration pasted-on, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, color pictorial endpapers. A very fine copy in the original color pictorial dust jacket with just a couple of minor chips on extremities. "The brush magic of that great painter-illustrator N.C. Wyeth makes this edition of Thomas Bulfinch's Legends of Charlemagne a thing of enchantment. There is no era more appealing to youth than that of Charlemagne. Youth ever responds to all that is brave, chivalric, and adventurous, and the exploits of the wandering knights and lovely, virtuous ladies over medieval Europe rouse in the young reader such ardor as an adult world has forgot the feel of. Mr. Wyeth's eight pages in full color illustrate these tales of Roland, Oliver, Rinaldo, Angelica, and Isabella as they have never been pictured before. And no later retelling can improve upon Bulfinch's classic form. The result is a gift book for boys and girls of rare beauty and worth." (dust jacket, front flap).Allen and Allen, p. 200; Dykes, Wyeth, 112.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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      Near Newtown: Gregynog Press. 1924. First edition thus. Octavo. Green cloth and printed paper over boards. Title-page in red and black. Illustrated with 13 wood engravings by R.A. Maynard and H.W. Bray. One of 470 numbered copies (of a total edition of 500). Gift inscription on the front fly (signed "Rudge"), one tiny rubbed spot on the spine, paper rubbed on one spot on the bottom of the front board, a near fine copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Hygene of the Mouth and Teeth - Child Health Library VI ( Little Leather Library)

      New York: Robert K Haas Inc Formerly Little Leather Library, 1924. 96 pp. -- Book is in Very Good + to Near Fine condition. 4"x3" dark green with a light green wash embossed border trim and title in leatherette - - covers are limp and have not hardened or become brittle -- end-paper is brown from age as well as the page edges -- the pages are bright and the print clear -- small nicks on cover edge - 1/16 of blank endpaper has torn away. 1st Printing. Leatherette. Very Good +/No Dust Jacket As Issued. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall. Macro-Miniature.

      [Bookseller: UnEarthly Books]
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      Paris Mornay 1924. 14.9x20.4 cm., 217 pp. suivi par des illustrations en n/b hors texte de Sylvain Sauvage, avec un frontispice/gravure originale en couleurs de Sylvain Sauvage, relié demi-maroquin vert à coins, filet doré cernant les plats de pap., dos à 5 nerfs et finnement fleuronnés dorés (décor floral), tête dorée, couverture imprimée d'éditeur. Relié par Laurent Peeters - Anvers. Tirage limité. Tirage de 1000 exemplaires dont 900 exemplaires sur papier de rives numérotés de 101 à 1000.

      [Bookseller: ERIK TONEN BOOKSELLER]
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        Malice. Gravures de Chas Laborde

      Henri Jonquières & Cie, Paris 1924 - Grand in-8 (22, 5 x 17,3 cm), faux-titre - titre - 145 - (1) pp. - (1) ff., broché, non rogné, couverture rempliée. Illustrée par CHAS LABORDE de 31 eaux-fortes aquarellées au pochoir, dont 1 page de titre, 10 hors-texte, 10 vignettes d'en-tête et 10 culs-de-lampe. Première édition illustrée. Tirage limité à 746 exemplaires numérotés, un des 650 sur vélin de Rives blanc (N° 383). (quelques défauts, dos passé, déchirures dans le bas du dos, quelques rares légères piqûres). // Tall octavo (22, 5 x 17,3 cm), half-title - title - 145 - (1) pp. - (1) ff., sofcover, uncut, folded cover. Illustrated by CHAS LABORDE with 31 etchings coloured with stencil, including 1 title page, 10 plats, 10 heading vignettes and 10 culs-de-lampe. First illustrated edition. Limited printing of 746 numbered copies, one of the 650 on "vélin de Rives blanc" (Nr 383). (some defects, spine faded, tears on bottom of spine, some rare light spots).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Horlogerie et Chronométrie

      J.B. Baillière et Fils, Paris 1924 - Grandes Encyclopédies industrielles JB Baillière. Encyclopédie de Mécanique appliquée. Mecanique Appliquée. Jamais lu (non coupé). Couverture un peu défraichie.Intérieur impeccable. Un ouvrage de référence rare et recherché. 582 pages + quelques pages non numérotées avec publicités d'époque. Illustré de 190 figures gravées et ou héliogravures. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Builders of Modern Indian: MAHATMA GANDHI An Essay in Appreciation

      Calcutta Association Press 1924 - Rare First Edition, SIGNED AND DATED BY MAHATMA GANDHI. Illustrated with a colour frontispiece portrait and 5 additional portraits from various sources. 8vo, publisher's original paper covered boards printed on the upper cover in black, backed in gray/blue cloth, the spine gilt lettered. 136 pp. A very attractive and well preserved copy, far better than would be expected for a Calcutta printing of the period, the prelims with a bit of age evidence, the spine just a touch toned. SIGNED AND DATED BY MAHATMA GANDHI IN 1926, one of the greatest men of the age. The work is rare in first edition and in collectable condition and we know of no other copy signed by Gandhi. This is an exceptionally early work on Gandhi, published only a few years after he had become leader of the Indian National Congress and was signed a year prior to the publication of his "MY EXPERIMENTS WITH TRUTH". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Dictionary of English Furniture From the Middle Ages to the Late Georgian Period. With a General Introduction by H. Avray Tipping.

      Offices of "Country Life", London, and by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1924–7 - 3 volumes, large folio. Publisher's green cloth, spine and front covers lettered in gilt, gilt rules. A little light rubbing to extremities, an excellent set. Colour and monochrome photographic illustrations throughout. Ownership inscriptions: Benson, Burgh House. First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Four Centuries of Fine Printing. Upwards of Six Hundred Examples of the Work of Presses established during the Years 1500 to 1914. With an Introductory Text and Indexes by Stanley Morison.

      London, Ernest Benn Limited. Number 127 of 390 copies. Printed by Walter Lewis at the University Press, Cambridge. 1924 - 13 1/2 inches x 18 3/4 in., halftitle with numbered limitation statement on the reverse; title-page. xxix, 243 pp. + printer's page. Illustrated with 625 various sized reproductions of printing, many are more than one to the page, some are in red & black. Printed advertisement leaf for "Fine Modern Printing", present (this shows some foxing). Tan, textured cloth spine, sides and cover fore-edges with titling in black on the spine, and black cloth over the central covers, and a printed cloth label on the front cover. Thick, cream printed paper dustjacket. The upper and lower black cloth cover cloth shows some damp staining, light tanning to endpapers, prelims., brown spotting, dusting to book edges. The dustjacket shows considerable wear with splitting, tears, damp spots, abrasions and other damage. The interior is clean and a better than average copy of this heavy book. With the bookplate of Cleveland, Ohio based book collector, William G. Mather (1857-1951), on the front paste-down endpaper. Weight: 10 1/2 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        219 Nummern DIE FACKEL zwischen 1924 und 1936. Gebunden in 9 Ganzleinenbänden der Zeit.

      Wien, Jahoda & Siegel,. Folgende Originalhefte liegen vor (alle Umschläge miteingebunden): 1924: Nr. 649-656, 657-667, 668-675, 676-678, 679-685. 1925: 686-690, 691-696, 697-705, 706-711, 712-716, 717-723. 1927: 757-758, 759-765, 766-770, 771-776, 777. 1929: 806-809, 810, 811-819, 820-826, 827-833. 1930: 834-837, 838-844, 845/846, 847-851. 1931: 852-856, 857-863, 864-867, 868-872. 1932: 873-875, 876-884, 885-887, 888, 890-905. 1933: 888. 1934: 890-905 1936: 917-922. - Von 1912 an bis kurz vor seinem Tod (die letzte Fackel erschien im Februar 1936) schrieb Karl Kraus alle Beiträge der Fackel selbst.. Leinenbände verschiedenfärbig. Sehr guter und sauberer Zustand.

      [Bookseller: erlesenes · Antiquariat und Buchhandlung]
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      - Historia crítica de Vizcaya y de sus Fueros.- Madrid - Bilbao, Artes de la Ilustración, Mayla y Silverio Aguirre, 1924 - 1945; 3 tonos en 4º, Tomo 1º, Libro 1º La dominación extranjera y Libro 2º La reconquista de Cantabria, XII pp - 1 h - 415 pp. 1 lámina, 1 mapa e ilustraciones en el texto. Tomo 2º, El primer Fuero de Vizcaya, el de los Señores, portada, 559 pp - 2 h. 15 láminas e ilustraciones en el texto. Tomo 3º, Tomo último, 366 pp - 2 h. (Cuadernillo 7 repetido sin faltar ninguno). Lomo del primer tom deslucido. Buen ejemplar de esta obra dificil de encontrar completa.

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        A History Of Tennis

      Oxford University Press, 1924. Hardback, 4to, complete two volume set, xv, viii, 580 pp all told, plates, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, fore and lower edges untrimmed, green half leather, gilt front covers and spines, raised bands, ribbon markers. Very good, moderate wear to covers edges, ribbon markers frayed at ends, volume II spine faded. limited edition of 820 copies of which the first twenty, on hand made paper, were not intended for sale; this is copy number 11.

      [Bookseller: Aurora Books Ltd]
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        Historia del Teatro Español: Comediantes, escritores, curiosidades escénicas / Con un apéndice sobre los teatros CATALAN Y VALENCIANO, POR JOSE BERNAT Y DURAN

      - Barcelona: Montaner y Simón, Ed., cop. 1924.- 2 Vols. (471; 422 pp.): profusamente ilustrado con láminas en negro; 4º (23,5 cm.); Tela Ed.- Completa y amena historia. Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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        Generaldirektor Ole Olsens Kunstsamlinger: Ole Olsens Art Collections / Ole Olsens Kunstsammlungen *COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES*

      Munchen, Germany: F. Bruckmann A.G.. Hardcover. Undated. Circa 1924. (8) + 104; 104 + 112 + (4); (8) + 76 + 74 + 80 p. "The importance of the collection of chief manager Ole Olsen in Kopenhagen, which is described by this catalogue to lovers of art and science, consists chiefly in the variety and completeness with regard to the quantity of works of old industrial art. Only a few of the great collections of the old and new continent can rival this collection in extent, quality and variety of the industrial antiquities. Nearly all spheres of artistic work from the prehistorical period to the end of the eighteenth century are represented by characteristic, sometimes excellent works... This work brings to lovers of art and scholars of old industrial art, a catalogue such has not been published since the great catalogues of the Spitzer, Lanna and Morgan collections. Giving the descriptions in Danish, English and German, the possessor and the editor hope to render a service to the science of the history of art." - from Introduction. Volume I contains 140 black and white plates, with 94 in Volume II. Includes Northern Silver Marks and photographic frontis of Ole Oleson. Unmarked. Light wear and soiling. Original half-cloth bindings sound. Light sunning to maroon cloth backstrips. . Very Good. 1924. First Edition.

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        Autograph Quotation Signed

      NP. Jan. 25, 1924. Autograph Quotation signed in full, "Women vote on equal terms / with men in 26 countries / of the world. / Carrie Chapman Catt / Jan. 25, 1924". On card stock, 5-1/8" x 3-1/4", soiled on rear where traces of glue and paper remain, a bit of edgewear, else very good. & Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947), suffragist and women's rights advocate, was Chairman of the Committee on Organization, a committee created after she persuaded Susan B. Anthony of its necessity. Catt proved an able lieutenant to Anthony and succeeded her as the head of the NAWSA in 1900. She developed a two-prong campaign which came to be known as Mrs. Catt's "Winning Plan" [NAW] and which sought passage of a suffrage amendment while continuing to push for winning suffrage for women on a state level. Her tact and statesmanship won over Woodrow Wilson and other influential politicians. [Robert Booth Fowler's essay "Carrie Chapman Catt, Strategist" in ONE WOMAN, ONE VOTE is an invaluable for its fine analysis of Catt's political skills. He emphasizes how controversial her "winning plan" was when Catt insisted be pursued on the federal level.] Catt cleared the path for the 19th Amendment by leading the NAWSA in a campaign in 1917 to unseat four unsympathetic senators. As a politician and a general she was quite prepared to promulgate a 'take no prisoners' policy when necessary. Her life's work culminated in 1920 with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment giving women the vote. According to NAW, "To Mrs. Catt more than any other single figure beside Susan B. Anthony...American women owe their right to vote." NAW I, pp. 309-313. Wheeler, One Woman, One Vote, pp. 295- 315.

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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      New and Reviused edition. Limited to 250 numbered copies. Copy #2. Signed by Yeats on the limitation page. Paper-covered baods with quarter-cloth spine and printed labels on front board and spine. Minimal shelfwear at spine ends, one corner with small paper tear and beginning fray, faint foxing on the topedge (not immediately apparent) and spine lables and faint offsetting on the pastedowns. Very Good+ condition. Published in October, 1924. One of an unspecified number of this edition signed by Yeats. Signed by Author. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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      London: Macmillan and Co.. 1924. First. First edition. Light and contemporary owner name in pencil, else fine in very good dustwrapper with slight tanning to the spine, and some tiny nicks at the spine ends. Very scarce in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Führer der deutschen Buchkunst. Sonderdruck des Archivs für Buchgewerbe und Gebrauchsgraphik. Hrsg. vom deutschen Buchgewerbeverein unter Mitwirkung der staatl. Akademie für graphische Künste und Buchgewerbe zu Leipzig.

      Leipzig, 1924 - 61. Jahrgang, Heft 1. Leipzig, 1924. 4°. 105 S. auf Bütten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. OHpgmt. in OSchuber, sehr gut erhalten. (s. Foto). Nr. 53 von 350 numerierten Exemplaren mit 6 handsignierten graphischen Blättern verschiedenener Künstler: Emil Preetorius, Hugo Steiner - Prag, F. H. Ehmcke, F. W. Kleukens u.a. Sprache: de [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvia Forster]
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        Führer der Deutschen Buchkunst., Sonderdruck des Archivs für Buchgewerbe und Gebrauchsgraphik.

      Leipzig. Druck bei Breitkopf & Härtel, 1924 - mit zahlr. Abb., 105 S., 61. Jahrgang, Heft 1 mit Text von Prof. Dr. Julius Zeitler " Die Buchkunst der Gegenwart ". Mit einer Fülle von Abb. von der Crème de la Crème der damaligen Illustratoren, wie von Behmer, Cissarz, Ehmcke, Kleukens, Koch, Lechter, Mathey, Preetorius, Steiner-Prag, Karl Walser und E.R. Weiß, mit 6 originalgraphischen und handsignierten Blättern u.a. von Ehmcke, Preetorius, Mathey u. Kleukens, 350 Exemplare wurden auf Holländisches Bütten-Papier in der Härtel-Antiqua gedruckt u. mit der Hand gebunden. Hier Nr. 154; Fast makelloses Exemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1750 4°, Halbpergament im Pp.-Schuber, Goldkopfschnitt, mit 2 Rückenschildern, Lesebändchen Herausgegeben von Deutscher Buchgewerbeverein,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Blaeschke]
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        Napoleon and his court

      Methuen 1924 - London ist issue ,blue cloth guilt lettering on spine . The book is fine no inscriptions staining or foxing with all 16 plates present. The wrapper I have called fine ,there is no darkening to the spine ,tears or chips but at the head of the spine there are two small pinholes which require a magnifying glass to see .The book turns up fairly regularly but rarely in this condition ,a lovely copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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      Imp. Artes de la Ilustración, Madrid 1924 - José de Ciria nació en Santander en setiembre de 1903 y falleció en Madrid en junio de 1924, poco antes de cumplir veintiún años. Su Capilla Ardiente se estableció en el Ateneo y ante sus restos desfiló toda la intelectualidad del momento, la misma que costeó la edición de este libro, cuya relación figura en las páginas iniciales y entre los que aparecen gentes tan relevantes y diversas como Azaña, Azorín, Bergamín, Buñuel, Gerardo Diego, García Lorca, Gómez de la Serna, Jorge Guillén, Gutiérrez Solana, Juan Ramón Jimenez, Ramiro de Maeztu, Eugenio Montes, Negrín, Edgar Neville, Pedro Salinas y un largo etcétera de más de setenta nombres. ¿Se han reunido en estas páginas ¿dice el breve prólogo- los poemas compuestos por él que han podido hallarse dispersos en varias revistas o entre sus papeles¿. Lo sorprendente es que por haber hallado una copia manuscrita de un poema de JRJ lo incluyeron en el libro sin advertencia alguna. El ejemplar que ofrecemos ¿número 101 de una edición de 200- está como nuevo, regiamente encuadernado, y con decoroso estuche en el mismo color azul deConserva cubiertas originales. 30 pp. y hoja con fotografía en huecograbado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros Tresvegas]
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        Napoleon And His Court

      London; Methuen; 1924; 16 illustrations; - 1st ed.; NF/NF; An exceptionally nice copy in DJ & a very scarce bk in this cond.; [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Walt Barrie Rare Books]
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      Printed and published by Freeway Press, Ltd., 1924., 1924. First edition. 8vo. Pictorial wrappers, 16 pp., foreword, illustrated, Included is a picture of "H. R. H. The Prince of Wales with Pete Vandemeer, Canada's Champion Bronc Rider. Also a biographical sketch of Tex Austin and a full page picture of Tex and his horse. The rodeo was held from June 14th - 28th, 1924, twice daily and featured ten events, which included three women's rodeo events. Laid-in is a four-page program for Wednesday Afternoon, June 25th, 1924, and featured ten rodeo events including bareback bronc riding, fancy roping, cowgirls' bronc riding, steer wrestling, cowgirls' trick riding, cowboys' bronc riding with saddle, cowboys' relay race, wild steer riding, cowboys' trick riding, and wild horse race. Cream-colored covers lightly soiled else a very good copy.

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        (Hrsg.) Fortschriitte auf dem Gebiete der Röntgenstrahlen. Publikationsorgan der Deutsche Röntgen-Gesellschaft.

      Hamburg (Gräfe & Sillem), 1924 ff.. 35 Bände. Gr. 8°. ca 35000 S. mit sehr zahlr. Abb. und Bildtafeln. Ln und HLn der Zeit mit Rückenschildern und goldgeprägten Rücken. Ordnungsgemäß aus den Beständen der Volkspolizei ausgesondertes Bibliotheksexemplar (Rückenschild, Stempel).. Vorhanden: Bd. 32 - 66 (außer 35 und 57) sowie die Jahrgänge 1941/1+2; 1943/1+2; 1944/1 und das Sachregister der Bände 1 - 50. zusammen für

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      nrf 1924 - - nrf, Paris 1924, 13x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Paul Morand. Premier légèrement et marginalement froissé sans gravité, sinon agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Brothers of No Kin

      New York: Hinds, Hayden & Eldredge. (1924). First. First edition. Fine in a beautiful and fine, second issue dustwrapper with a couple of internal repairs. Author's first book, published by an obscure company and very scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Signed Original Autographed Display

      Leacock, Easton, Penn., USA 1924 - Stephen Butler Leacock [1869 -1944] was an unlikely combination of humorist & political economist. Throughout his life he was able to successfully combine the roles of satirical & academic writer, university professor & public speaker. Original Autograph sentiment over a TLS dated Feb 12th, 1924, Easton , Pennsylvania on club sized stationery [6" 1/4 x 8" ¼]. In black fountain pen: " My best thanks for such / a fine note / Stephen Leacock" freely inscribed over the delightful original typed recipient's missive: "Apparently the penalty for writing such delightful books is to be pestered by the readers of them .". Displayed in matted windows with a handsome sepia photo print image, framed & glazed in an elegant museum quality wood frame to an overall size of 14" x 20". A lovely presentation. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Die Grundlagen der Physik

      Berlin: Julius Springer, 1924. First edition. Offprint of this important paper in the history of general relativity. Hilbert declared himself that this paper was essentially just a reprint, with minor editorial notes, of his two earlier papers under the same title from 1915-16, in which he presented the field equations of general relativity before Einstein did. However, as several Hilbert biographers have pointed out, the 1924 version of his theory contains “major conceptual adjustments and a recognition of its deductive structure” (Renn & Stachel: The Genesis of General Relativity, p.930). “... it was Hilbert’s aim to give not just a theory of gravitation but an axiomatic theory of the world. This lends an exalted quality to his paper, from the title, ‘Die Grundlagen der Physik’, The Foundations of Physics, to the concluding paragraph, in which he expressed his conviction that his fundamental equations would eventually solve the riddles of atomic structure” (Pais: Subtle is the Lord, pp. 257-258). On 21 November 1915 Hilbert submitted a paper to the Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften in Göttingen which contained the correct field equations of gravitation; Einstein submitted a paper to the Prussian Academy five days later containing the same equations. Hilbert derived the equations from a variational principle, which he was the first to state correctly. His paper also contains the statement, but not the proof, of what is now known as Noether’s theorem (proved by Emmy Noether in 1918). This theorem implies the existence of four identities which Hilbert believed incorrectly were the four electromagnetic equations, and hence that electromagnetism was essentially a gravitational phenomenon (it was later understood that the identities are the energy-momentum conservation laws). “These and other errors are expurgated in an article Hilbert wrote in 1924 [the present paper]. It is again entitled ‘Die Grundlagen der Physik’ and contains a synopsis of his 1915 paper and a sequel to it written a year later. Hilbert’s collected works, each volume of which contains a preface by Hilbert himself, does not include these two early papers, but only the one of 1924” (Pais, p.258). See pp. 399-403 of ‘David Hilbert and the Axiomatization of Physics’ by Leo Corry for a detailed account of the “remarkable differences between the early printed versions of the communications and the 1924 article”. Offprint from: Mathematische Annalen, Band 92, Heft 1/2, 1924, pp.1-32. Original printed wrappers; small scratch to rear wrapper, otherwise fine and clean. Rare in offprint issue.

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        Gesammelte Werke / Frank Wedekind [Komplett in 9 Banden]

      Munchen : Georg Muller 1924 - Physical description: 9 Bd. ; 21 cm. Contents1. Bd. Die vier Jahreszeiten. Der Stein der Weisen. Feuerwerk. Mine-haha.--2. Bd. Die junge Welt. Fru hlings Erwachen. Fritz Schwigerling (Der Liebestrank)--3. Bd. Erdgeist. Die Buchse der Pandora. Der Kammersanger. --4. Bd. Der Marquis von Keith. Konig Nicolo. Karl Hetmann, der Zwergriese (Hidalla) --5. Bd. Tod und Teufel. Musik. Die Zensur. Oaha. --6. Bd. Schloss Wetterstein. Franziska. Simson, oder Scham und Eifersucht. Tanzdichtungen: Die Flohe, oder Der Schmerzenstanz. Die Kaiserin von Neufundland. --7. Bd. Der Schnellmaler. Bismarck. Herakles. Uberfurchtenichts. Schauspielkunst. --8. Bd. Lyrik, Versepik. Erza hlende Prosa.--9. Bd. Dramen. Entwurfe. Aufsatze aus dem Nachlass.Subjects: Wedekind, Frank, 1864-1918 -- Collected works -- Dramatists, German -- 19th century -- 20th century -- Plays -- Drama and theatre. Language: German. Notes: Each volume has added t.-p., with vignette. "Geleitwort" (v. 8) signed: Prof. Dr. Artur Kutscher; "Nachwort" (v. 9) signed: Joachim Friedenthal. Very good copies in the original cloth bindings. Gilt-blocked title labels to spines, with ornamental gilt borders to spines and front panels. Gilt-stamped motif also to front panels. Spine bands and panel edges lightly dulled and dust-toned. Publisher's yellow stain to page edges. Red silk ribbon to each volume. Spines very slightly shelf-cocked. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: From the library of Edmund Stossl with his bookplate to front pastedown. 4 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Gesammelte Werke. 6 Bde. Berlin, S. Fischer 1924. 4to. 2001 S. Orig.-Pergamentbde. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Rückentitel, Deckelsignet u. Kopfgoldschnitt.

      . . Erstausgabe und eines von 300 numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe. Der Druckvermerk von Band 3 und 6 wurde von Hugo v. Hofmannsthal handschriftlich signiert. Außergewöhnlich dekoratives und tadellos erhaltenes Exemplar der seltenen Vorzugsausgabe. - Jacoby 85. - Wilpert/Gühring 85.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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        A Passage to India

      London: Edward Arnold, 1924. First Edition. Minor cloth soiling; nearly fine in a very good dust jacket with staining and soiling and some small nicks and chips.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        Sturm-Bilderbuch VII

      Bln., Verlag Der Sturm, 1924.. 1924. Insgesamt 20 Seiten Text: Halbtitel, Titel, verso Titel einmontiertes Porträt der Künstlerin. Mit 7 einseitig bedruckten Bll. m. Original-Holzschnitten (vom Stock gedruckt) & 28 Abbildungen auf Tafeln; 1 Blatt. Original Halbleinen mit Deckelillustration. Vordeckel angeschmutzt, Hinterdeckel mit einem etwas größeren Fleck. Einband etwas bestossen/berieben. Exemplar auf Sieg-Bütten. Weiteren Bilder auf Anfrage. DIE ORIGINAL-AUSGABE. ¶ Original clothbacked boards with woodcut illustration on frontcover. First edition (A reprint was published in 1981). Tipped-in portrait, 7 original woodcut illustrations by Jacoba van Heemskerck and 28 plates. Boards stained and soiled. The very rare first edition, published by Herwarth Walden shortly after the artists' death in 1923. More pictures upon request.

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      Edward Arnold & Co. London.,1924. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Near fine copy with just minimal pale foxing to the first and last pages. In original publishers deep red cloth with black lettering to front board and spine. There is some very minor rubbing to the edges but overall this is a lovely crisp, clean copy with no fading to the cloth and the black lettering still sharp and strong. Loosely inserted is a 4pp publishers booklet announcing new titles for spring 1924, with this novels on page one.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        A Passage to India

      London: Edward Arnold & Co.,, 1924. Octavo. Original dark red cloth, spine and front board lettered in black. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Spine slightly darkened, tips and spine ends rubbed, some minor foxing to the contents; an excellent copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Vested Interests and the Common Man ("The Modern Point of View and the New Order")

      London; Allen & Unwin 1924 - Subjects: Industries. Business. Economics. Published in 1919 in the US under the B. W. Huebsch imprint under the title: The vested interests and the state of the industrial arts and previously appeared, in a slightly abridged form, in the Dial; running from the 19th October, 1918. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked wine cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        [College Yearbook]: The 1924 Columbian

      New York: Senior Class Columbia College. (1924). First. First and only edition. Rubbed with wear at the extremities and hinges a touch loose, very good. 1924 Columbia Yearbook featuring photos and accounts of Lou Gehrig's exploits on the baseball team during his second and final year at Columbia. Gehrig is pictured at least three times in the book and mentioned in print elsewhere: "He is now the property of the New York Yankees, and sage old scouts of the national pastime predict a bright future for him." Good call, sage old scouts. .

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

      Doubleday 1924 - First Edition. True first bound in blue boards with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. A nice copy with some wear to the spine and panels. Otherwise, the book is tight, and the pages are clean. Overall, a sharp clean copy lacking the rare dustjacket. If you have a dustjacket for this book, we would be interested in purchasing it. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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      Hodder and Stoughton, Limited, [1924]., 1924. First edition. Very good, clean copy without dust jacket. The "true" first edition of this collection of stories about a female criminal, and one of the rarest books published in the 20th Century. In Ellery Queen's definitive THE DETECTIVE STORY: A BIBLIOGRAPHY, he was unaware of this edition, listing only the 1935 edition under the author's successful pseudonym, Roy Vickers. Twelve stories of mystery and suspense, and each features Fidelity Dove as the lady and criminal.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        From Catullus, chiefly concerning Lesbia

      London, Martin Secker,, 1924. Quarto. Original cream cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt, top edge gilt others uncut. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the lightly tanned dust jacket with some very minor loss at the top of the spine panel. First edition, first impression. One of 200 numbered copies printed on handmade paper and signed by the translator. Scarce in dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Hunting on Kenai Peninsula, and Observations on the increase of big game in North America,

      [Seattle] Lowman & Hanford Co., 1924 - 8vo., 90pp. incl. front., illustrations, plates.Slight rubbing to a small spot on the front cover otherwise a near fine copy of a book often found in less than collectable condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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