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        Sitzungsberichte der mathematisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien. Abteilung IIa. Mathematik, Astronomie, Physik, Meteorologie und Technik.,

      Wien/Lpz., Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky 1924-1934. - 133. - 143. Bd., 11 Jgge., 96 (v. 110) Hefte. gr.-8°. Mit. zahlr. Textfig. u. Taf. OHefte. Umschl. tlw. staubfleckig u. leicht randrissig. Vielfach unaufgeschn. Vorderdeckel gestemp. Jgge. 1925-1928, 1930-1933 komplett. Von den insges. 110 Heften dieser Jahrgänge fehlen lediglich die Hefte 1-6 des 133. Bds., 1. u. 2. Heft des 138. Bds. und 5-10 des 143 Bds. - Beigabe: Sitzungsberichte der mathematisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien. Abteilung IIb Chemie. 139. Bd. (1930) 10. Heft. u. 142. Bd. (1933), 5.-10. Heft. zus. 5 Hefte. Gewicht in Gramm: 12000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Lieder der Bilitis. Zu einem Lebensbild zusammengefaßte Auswahl der Lieder der Bilitis.

      Berlin, Fritz Gurlitt Verlag, 1924. - M13857 4° (29 x 23 cm). Originalhalbpergament mit RückenTitel, Deckelvignette, linearen Schmuckelementen und Kopfschnitt in Gold im Folienschutzumschlag mit PergamentEcken. Pergament am Buchrücken teils punktuell gedunkelt, Deckel vorn unten ebenfalls etwas gedunkelt (etwa 15 x 2 cm). 38 unnumerierte Blätter mit 10 Radierungen von Willi Jäckel. Auf der Handpresse abgezogen. Die 6 ganzseitigen Originalradierungen vom Künstler signiert. Auf Bütten bei Otto von Holten gedruckt. Vorliegend handschriftlich numeriertes Exemplar 14 der Ausgabe B ( 200 Exemplare). Im Innenbereich nur ganz vereinzelt kleinste Flecken, nahezu einwandfreier Innenerhalt und keinerlei Eintrag. 5.Reihe der Neuen Bilderbücher. Übersetzung von Richard Hübner. 800

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        NOVELS OF THE SISTERS BRONTE. Thornton Edition. Edited by Temple Scott. Complete in 12 Volumes complete with Original Printed Dust-Jackets.

      Edinburgh ;- John Grant 1924 - Excellent Set of this Classic Edition. 8vo. Hardback. Illustrated. Bright Original Green Cloth / gilt to spines complete with the printed original Dust-Jackets (spine soiled & a little chipped) Foredges uncut. MOST ATTRACTIVE ! (Extra postage required due to weight) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Halewood & Sons ABA ILAB]
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      The Dial Press,, New York: 1924 - Offered with Tavistock Books #40572, an inscribed first edition, in dust jacket, of Moore's POEMS. Price is for both volumes. A Fine copy in slightly worn VG jacket, which has old tape reinforcement to the back side spine panel ends. Half black cloth binding with black paper boards. Printed paper title label to spine. Gold printed dust jacket. 8vo. 1st edition (Abbott A3.1). INSCRIBED PRESENTATION copy. 120 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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      Washington, D. C: Government Printing Office. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1924. First Edition. Paperback. Tables; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 157 pages; An important and ground-breaking book in modern Cryptanalysis written by the first user of Statistical Analysis in this area. [Friedman]. "Elements Of Cryptanalysis. 1924. [Military Intelligence]. Elements Of Cryptanalysis. Training Pamphlet No. 3. Prepared in the Office of the Chief Signal Officer May, 1923. Wash: GPO, 1924." 8vo. Orig wraps, with ?"For Official Use Only?" printed at upper left of front wrap, and number ?"1117?" printed at upper corners of wraps and title page. Rubber stamps on front wrap read ?"Received/ Office of the Commander/ U. S. Atlantic Fleet Train. ?" and ?"U. S. S. Lawrence. ?" The former rubber stamp is discolored (obscuring the word ?"office?"). Notation in lower portion of front wrap is not entirely legible, but appears to be ?"Office of Comtrain/ 10 April, 1924.?" Wear in the vicinity of the 2 original holepunches along spine. Lacking the upper and lower 1 ½ inches of spine. Loss at upper right of rear wrap. Other corners of wraps are creased/curled/slightly rounded (with minor effects on corners of first and last leaves). Insecting to upper portion of title and subsequent leaf and to lower margin of first several leaves. Small stain to title. 1st edition. Authored by William F. Friedman of the Signal School at Camp Vail, NJ, this is the first published work to systematize the nomenclature of cryptology, and is the first full-length book to use the term ?"cryptanalysis?" (which Friedman first coined in 1921 or 1922). It is also the first work on codebreaking published by the Federal Government. Aside from providing terminology, it serves as a manual for decoding cryptograms. The terminology and techniques that Friedman describes continue to serve as the basis of cryptology today. Some codes marked in pencil. Charts, codes and tables. A most scarce item. ; 0 .

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      New York:: The Dial Press,. 1924.. 8vo. 1st edition (Abbott A3.1). INSCRIBED PRESENTATION copy. 120 pp.. Half black cloth binding with black paper boards. Printed paper title label to spine. Gold printed dust jacket.. A Fine copy in slightly worn VG jacket, which has old tape. reinforcement to the back side spine panel ends.. Offered with Tavistock Books #40572, an inscribed first edition, in dust jacket, of Moore's POEMS. Price is for both volumes.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Der Dom. Zehn Holzschnitte. Geleitwort von G. F. Hartlaub.

      Jena, Diederichs, (1924).. Holzschnitt -Titel, gefaltetes Doppelblatt (Geleitwort in Folio). Mit 10 signierten Original-Holzschnitten. 68 x 50 cm. Lose in Original-Halb-Pergamentmappe mit Original-Umschlag, dieser an den Kanten mit minimalen Einrissen.. Thieme/Becker XXXII 580. - 1 von 50 (GA 300) nummerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe in Halbpergament, bei der alle Holzschnitte vom Künstler handsigniert und von den Originalstöcken mit der Hand abgezogen wurden. - Max Thalmann (1890 -1944) war ein deutscher Graphiker, Illustrator und Buchkünstler. Er war Schüler von Henry van de Velde und Otto Dorfner. Prachtvolle, vollrandige Abzüge auf kräftigen Bütten. One of 50 numbered copies of the deluxe-edition with 10 signed original woodcuts. Loose in half vellum portfolio with original dustjacket. (Dustjacket with some edgewear.) Overall fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR (Versa]
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        Concentrated New England

      Bobbs-Merrill,, Indianapolis: 1924 - Near fine in bright red cloth covered boards with black text stamped on the front board. A small octavo measuring 7 3/4" by 5" with a prior owner's name neatly written on the first free end page. In a very good- dust jacket with the upper 3/8" of jacket missing from the front panel and spine area. An extremely scarce copy in dust jacket. The jacket in this case shows the small, black and white photographic reproduction of Coolidge on the front panel. (58) pages of text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Town's End Books, ABAA]
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        Letters from Cilicia: (Signed)

      A.D. Weinthrop & Co., 1924, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First editionHardcover in original cloth boards. No dust jacket. Limited "private" edition of 200 hand-numbered copies, of which this is number 28. SIGNED and dated in the year of publication by Alice Keep Clark to Miss Mary Porter of Pilgrim Place, La Mesa, CA., with the latter's bookplate on front pastedown page. Alice Keep Clark, an American missionary, here reports on the massacre of Armenians in Cilicia in 1920. Mary Porter, after years as a Christian missionary in China, spent her later years devoting herself to establishing a place where missionaries could spend their retirement (Pilgrim Place). Book is crisp, clean, and solidly bound. Pages are untrimmed. Frontispiece photo of the author, and one of the Cilician town of Hadjin; tissue guards intact over both photos. Short closed tear on one page. Library pocket on rear pastedown. 8vo. 201 pp. Scarce, especially so signed.

      [Bookseller: Warwick Books]
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      New York & London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1924.. Large. thick quarto. Cream-white cloth, lettered in gilt, parchment fore- corners, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Frontis, plates and illustrations. Trace of minor foxing early and late, inner hinges a bit strained and partially cracked due to the enormous bulk of the book, otherwise near fine in modestly frayed and smudged dust jacket with dulling to spine panel. First edition, limited issue. The splendid "Author's Autograph Edition," limited to one hundred copies printed on French handmade paper, specially bound, and signed by the author. Illustrated with 24 colored plates by Isabel Cooper, and 83 photographs by John Tee- Van and others. The mammoth summary of Beebe's findings on his 1923 expedition to the Galapagos Islands. The expedition was financed by Harrison Williams and in the course of two ten day visits, Beebe and his team gathered substantial information and specimens buttressing the findings of Darwin in the previous century. He discovered a formerly uncharted bay, which was named, appropriately, Darwin Bay. In 1925, Beebe made a return expedition to the Galapagos on the Arcturus. This work was published under the auspices of the New York Zoological Society

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Birken am See III.

      1924. Kaltnadelradierung 1924, signiert und numeriert. 11:14,8 cm. Nr. 67 von 100 Exx. Sehr guter Abdruck auf Bütten, vollrandig.- Rechte obere Ecke ergänzt. Erschienen in der Mappe "Berliner Impressionisten", rechts unten Blindstempel des Euphorion Verlages..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        A BROCHURE On AVIATION And The CITY Of DAYTON And Official Souvenir Program International Air Races.

      The Otterbein Press, (1924), Dayton: - Practically every page with one illustration; many with multiple. Most from photographs. At the time of this 1924 event, the series beginning in 1920 at Roosevelt Field NY, Dayton, "birth place of the flying machine, & home of the Wright Brothers" viewed itself as the "Air City of America", who herein welcomes the world's best aviators for the 5th Race. As well as a souvenir of the Air Races, the brochure also used as a promotional vehicle for the city & provides general history of aviation. The program now somewhat scarce, with OCLC recording just 6 holdings. Some edgewear to wrappers. Faint vertical fold line. A VG+ copy. Gold embossed blue wrappers, stapled. Cover title: "International Air Races. Dayton - Ohio. October 2-3-4-1924. 11-1/8" x 8-5/8". 1st printing. 63, [1] pp. At front, tipped-in coupon to receive, after September 26, "one copy of 'Score Card of the Races' which will also give Complete List of Entries for Each Event." [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Signed 1924 Letter from James George Frazer with The Golden Bough

      The Book League of America, 1924-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. A two-page letter from the Scottish anthropologist and author of the classic The Golden Bough, with the book it was once attached to. The letter is a single folded sheet, presumably on the author's stationary (Printed "Lanfine, Hills Road, Cambridge") dated April 23, 1924, apparently to scientist Dorothy S. Lubin. She (with David I. Macht) authored a treatise titled "A Phyto-Pharmacological Study of Menstrual Toxin" in The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics in 1924. Frazer thanks her for her article and vows to include her research about the physiological dangers of menses in future editions of the Golden Bough. Her investigations "help to show that savages are not such fools as we are apt to take them for," he writes, and signs the letter. Also includes the first volume of The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion. New York: The Book League of America, 1929. 392 p. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Vol. 1 of 2. No jacket. Very Good condition. Clean pages, rubbed lettering on spine. Bookplate on paste down. Glue stain on paste down from where letter was affixed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Generaldirektor Ole Olsens Kunstsamlinger: Ole Olsens Art Collections / Ole Olsens Kunstsammlungen *COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES*

      F. Bruckmann A.G., Munchen, Germany, 1924, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionSize: 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall, 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.

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        Teresa. Rimas de un poeta desconocido.

      Madrid, Renacimiento, [1924]. - 8vo, pp. 229, some light browning; in the original printed wrappers, a little dust-soiled.First edition: a collection of love poems, with a prologue by Rubén Darío. Language: Spanish & Catalan

      [Bookseller: Bernard Quaritch Ltd ABA ILAB]
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        Letters from Cilicia (Signed)

      Chicago: A.D. Weinthrop & Co., 1924. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover in original cloth boards. No dust jacket. Limited "private" edition of 200 hand-numbered copies, of which this is number 28. SIGNED and dated in the year of publication by Alice Keep Clark to Miss Mary Porter of Pilgrim Place, La Mesa, CA., with the latter's bookplate on front pastedown page. Alice Keep Clark, an American missionary, here reports on the massacre of Armenians in Cilicia in 1920. Mary Porter, after years as a Christian missionary in China, spent her later years devoting herself to establishing a place where missionaries could spend their retirement (Pilgrim Place). Book is crisp, clean, and solidly bound. Pages are untrimmed. Frontispiece photo of the author, and one of the Cilician town of Hadjin; tissue guards intact over both photos. Short closed tear on one page. Library pocket on rear pastedown. 8vo. 201 pp. Scarce, especially so signed.

      [Bookseller: Warwick Books]
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        Gespenstische Balladen. - mit Radierungen von Hugo Steiner-Prag.

      Berlin, Propyläen-Verlag, 1924.. 33 x 24 cm. Rotes Ganzleder auf 5 Bünde gezogen, mit Titel auf schwarzem Rückenschild und linearen Schmuckelementen, Deckelvignette sowie Innen- und Außenkantenverzierung in Goldprägung. Kopfgoldschnitt, künstlerisch gestaltete Vorsatzblätter. 92 (4) Seiten. Elf großformatige Radierungen im Innenteil sowie eine kleinere auf dem Titelblatt. Nummeriertes Exemplar Nr.5 von 200 Exemplaren (Nr.1-100 mit einer besonderen Radierung auf Japan), alle Radierungen und der Druckvermerk vom Künstler handschriftlich gezeichnet; an den Ecken, Kapitalen und Bünden leicht berieben; Titelblatt mit kleinem Besitzvermerk in alter Tinte ,einwandfreier Innenerhalt. Schönes, gut erhaltenes, geprüftes und vollständiges Exemplar.. Handeinband Fritzsche A.G. / Elf großformatige Radierungen im Innenteil sowie eine kleinere auf dem Titelblatt. Inhalt: Der Traum, Die Brautnacht, Der Kirchhof, Bergstimme, Zwei Brüder, Die Jungfrau, Der bleiche Halbmond, Seegespenst, Die Beschwörung, Ritter Olaf, Schelm von Bergen, Maria Antoinette, Pfalzgräfin Jutta, Geofrfroy Rudel und Melisande von Tripoli, Das Sklavenschiff. #M08200A

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Russisches Porzellan 1744 - 1923 (First Edition)

      Verlag Ernst Wasmuth, Berlin 1924 - First Edition. Very Good plus without dust jacket. Moderate fading to the extremities of the blue cloth boards, with some light dampstaining to the front board and a few underlines in red pencil to the text. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Contains black and white photographs of Russian porcelain throughout. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Collected work of Robert Louis Stevenson [complete in 25 volumes]

      New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898-1905, 1924, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formVery good copies in the original gilt-blocked maroon leather. Blind tooling to spine cover and front cover. Gilt-backed title panels to front cover. Previous owner's gift inscription on the dedication page. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Minor bumping to corners. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Desc.: 25v., fronts. (ports.) ; 22cm. Contents: I. New Arabian nights. --II. Treaure Island. --III. More new Arabian nights: The dynamiter, written in collaboration with Mrs. Stevenson. The story of a lie. --IV. Prince Otto. Island nights' entertainments. Father Damien. --V. Kidnapped. --VI. David Balfour: a sequel to Kidnapped. --VII. The merry men and other tales and fables. The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. --VIII. The black arrow. The misadventures of John Nicholson. The body-snatcher. --IX. The master of Ballantrae. --X. The wrecker, written in collaboration with L. Osbourne. --XI. The wrong box, written in collaboration with L. Osbourne. The ebb tide, written in collaboration with L. Osbourne. --XII. An inland voyage. Travels with a donkey. Edinburgh, picturesque notes. --XIII. Virginibus puerisque and other papers. Memories and portraits. --XIV. Familiar studies of men and books. Miscellaneous papers. --XV. The amateur emigrant. Across the plains. The Silverado squatters. --XVI. A child's garden of verses. Underwoods. Ballads. --XVII. Vailima letters: correspondence addressed to Sidney Colvin. --XVIII. Memoir of Fleming Jenkin. Records of a family of engineers. --XIX. In the South seas. A foot-note to history. --XX. Wier of Hermiston. The plays of W. E. Henley and R. L. Stevenson. Fables. XXI. St. Ives: being the adventures of a French prisoner in England. --XXII. Sketches. Criticisms, etc. --XXIII, XXIV & XXV: Letters. Notes: The titles in this set are divided into 3 groups: Novels and tales; Travels and essays; Letters and miscellanies. Group titles are tooled in gilt on front covers. Individual titles and vol. numbers gilt-blocked on spines.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1924 Through December 1924

      British Columbia Telephone Company, British Columbia, 1924, Half Leather, Book Condition: Fair+, First EditionSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of rare and fascinating British Columbia history. This volume covers topics including: Great cover photo of Duncan operating room; Several photos of new interior plant equipment at Duncan; Sensational 9-page feature on Duncan and district with great photos of the area including Duncan Station, Maple Bay, Genoa Bay, and an aerial view; Fire deprives downtown Vancouver of service - photos and text; Grand Forks office and staff; Table showing "Exchanges in order of Per Cent Good Calls Out"; Statement of Development as of 1 January 1924 showing number of phones per community; Cover photo of steamer Jacques Cartier; Nice full-page showing two views of Vancouver Harbour with many ships in port; 7 page feature on the Port of Vancouver with several great photos; Possibilities of both radio and wire telephony; Exchanges in order of percent good out calls; Excellent full-page photo of Ballantyne pier, Burrard Inlet; Take advantage of company's new savings plan; Fine addition to shipping facilities on Burrard Inlet - Ballantyne Pier - 5 great photos with text; Greater Vancouver will benefit by reduced telephone rate; Repair shop has greatly expanded in recent years - 6 pages with nice photos; nice full-page photo of the Empress of Australia in port; Greater Vancouver Inter-Exchange Telephone Service; Fold-out map of Vancouver area exchanges, complet with great statistics; Telephone extenstion to Campbell River; 8 page feature on the flow of commerce through Canada's western port with many absolutely smashing photos; Cover photo of Glenburn office; 6-page feature on the B.C. Herring fishery with excellent photos (re: sea lions, contains the following quote "The government is undertaking to greatly lessen the numbers of this prey animal"); archival photo of laying the first underground cable in Vancouver; Statement of Development - # of phones operating in each community; Cover photo of Milner office; photo mosaic of 5 lower valley exchange offices; Wonderful 8 page feature on the great supply district (i.e. the lower Fraser Valley) of BC coastal cities - excellent photos including a shot of the only remaining original Hudson's Bay Company building at Langley; New Gordon Head Exchange cut over; New Point Grey office under way; new observation office aids efficiency; Electrical Communication Development; Full-page photo of sailors from the battleship H.M.S. Repulse marching through Vancouver; Multiple photos of British warships docked at Victoria; Article and photos of the visit of the Royal Navy to Vancouver; The Traffic Department and the Public it serves; Tennis Tournaments; Printing a phone directory; Great feature on Ship Salvors (Salvagers) with many photos; A motoring trip through the U.S., with photos; Biggest cable will cross False Creek; Oxygen Farms; Cornelius Vanderbilt writes of his long distance call from Alberni to Los Angeles; P.B.X. serves interesting purposes - 5 pages with photos; Early motor tourists to B.C., with photos; Full-page photo of the Empress of Canada; 5 page illustrated article on the reclamation of the Sumas; The switchboard as a newspaper; Health secrets of the telephone pole - 3 illustrated pages; new Victoria equipment; Bayview library proves popular; cover photo of a long-distance operator timing a call with a calculagraph; Billing toll and inter-exchange calls keeps eight clerks busy - 3 pages with photos; 7 page article entitled 'Early history of the B.C. Telephone Company is Revealed'; The story of what occurs when a pay telephone is used; Wow! - 8 pages of photos of 'some of the most outstanding construction projects completed in southern British Columbia during 1924 or still under way' with shots of grain elevators, Esquimalt dry dock, Johnson St. Bridge, C.P.R. Victoria Depot, UBC, mills, dams, and more; Telephone customs of other nations; Exchange in New Denver Clergyman's home; and more. Average wear overall with the exception of backstrip which is missing chips and is almost entirely loose. Ink stamp of company executive E.P. LaBelle upon top edge. Minimal markings to contents. Tear to one page. Binding intact.

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      London: John Long, Limited,. [1924]. Octavo, pp. [i-viii] ix [x] 11-318 [319-320: blank] + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "9.24" inserted at rear,. original blue cloth, front panel stamped in black and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black.. Touch of rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corner tips, a bright,. near fine copy. Scarce. (#96507). First edition. Supernatural shorts and contes cruel, including "Connemara," the late Master of the Hunt literary loses face to a spectral fox pack, and "The Evil Eye," a perversely erotic tale of vampirism. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 117. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1010. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 328. Bleiler (1978), p. 123. Reginald 08957.

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        John Wisden's Rugby Football Almanack For 1924-25

      John Wisden & Co. 1924 - The second of just three editions, the others being for 1923-4 and 1925-26. Paperback. Small 8vo. 619pp. Original blue paper wrappers, sl soiled. Spine chipped and general wear to covers. Name lightly inked to front wrapper, front hinge weak. Internally good. A good copy.  [Jenkins, I71]

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Dessins. [Second Edition]. NEAR FINE COPY IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS

      librairie stock, 1924, wrappers, Book Condition: fineRoy. 4to., Second Edition, with 130 pages of plates; original printed wrappers, uncut, a near fine copy.SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        A Story Teller's Story

      New York: B.W. Huebsch. 1924. First. First edition. Light contemporary name in pencil ("H.L. Rounds"), else fine in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with the spine tanned. Signed by the author. Anderson's first of three autobiographies. Aside from the towering achievement of Anderson's short stories, one of his greatest feats was to move American literature into the modern age by breaking down the boundaries between fiction and autobiography. It was said his fiction was mostly autobiography and his autobiographies were mostly fiction. It was in this volume that the process became most evident. Johnson High Spot of American Literature. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Brood of the Witch-Queen

      Doubleday, Page and Co. Garden City, New York 1924 - First American Edition. D. D. dustjacket art. Bleiler and Hubin listed tale of mystery and horror in which an Egyptian mummy is revived to practice ancient sorcery in the modern world. Very uncommon Rohmer title. Very Good, some modest soiling and shelf wear to cloth, in Very Good dustjacket, few centimeter sized stain at top front panel, few very shallow edge chips. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        MON EXPEDITION AU SUD POLAIRE 1914-1917. Traduction de M.-L. Landel.

      1924 - Tours, Mame, sans date [1924]. Grand in-8 (213 X 300) percaline vert lierre, grande plaque polychrome sur le premier plat représentant le voilier de l'auteur, "L'Endurance", pris dans les glaces, auteur et titre dorés avec décor floral au dos, tranches dorées (reliure de l'éditeur) ; 380 pages, (2) ff., une carte dépliante in fine. EDITION ORIGINALE française de la traduction de Marie-Louise Landel. Elle est illustrée de reproductions photographiques en noir à pleine page et dans le texte. L'explorateur Ernest SHACKLETON (1874-1922) passa deux ans perdus en Antarctique avec son équipage à lutter contre le froid, la faim, la glace, les intempéries, dans la plus inhospitalière région du globe. Il dut, en compagnie de l'équipage, quitter son navire "L'Endurance", immobilisé et lentement écrasé par la pression des glaces. Il s'ensuivit alors une série d'exploits - dont un ultime sauvetage sans aucune perte humaine ? qui contribua à asseoir le mythe de Shackleton. SUPERBE EXEMPLAIRE, à l'état de NEUF, CONDITION RARE. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Novels of the Sisters Bronte: Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, Shirley, Villette, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, The Professor, Agnes Grey, And Mrs. Gaskell's Life of Charlotte Bronte [Twelve Volumes of Twelve]

      John Grant, Edinburgh, 1924, Dust Jacket Condition: Hardback, Book, OtherVery Good

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        The Novels of the Brontë Sister's

      John Grant, Edinburgh 1924 - Edinburgh: John Grant, 1924. Leather_bound. Twelve volumes. Octavo. The Novels of the Brontë Sister's. The Thorton Edition edited by temple Scott, illustrated with photogravure plates Title include Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, The Tenant of Windfell Hall, Agnes Grey, Shirley, The Professor, The Life of Charlotte Brontë by E.C. Gaskel. Bound in three quarter tan calf over marbled boards. gilt decorated spine, red and black title label, raised bands, marbled endpapers. A beautiful splendid set of the Brontë Sister's Novels.

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        Les Montparnos, roman nouveau de la boheme cosmopolite

      Paris: A. Fayard, 1924. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 5th or later Edition. Famous tale of Modigliani by writer who herein created myths about the Parisian avant garde of the early 1920s. Bookplate of William Wallace Irwin who wrote about and lived in Montparnasse while it was replacing Montmartre for bohemian artists. Cover gouache drawing by Picasso (Three Musicians, odd variant not often seen), one of his earliest covers, Irwin has tipped in photo of the artist, loose news article on his tragedy by B. J. Kospoth loosely inserted from a Parisian paper (nd). One of the earliest biographies (loose) of Modigliani. Quarter leather red spine with six compartments, gilt title, abrasion at bottom of spine, bound in. Rare..

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        Rogues in Porcelain A Miscellany of Eighteenth Century Poems Compiled & Decorated by John Austen

      Chapman & Hall, London 1924 - Bound by Riviere & Son, in crushed Morocco leather, Navy leatherbound book with color illustration of man on one knee before a woman. Gilt border work and edge work. Gilt lettering on spine with gilt designs in compartments and five raised bands with gilt. Pages have gilt edges in prestine shape. Complete with hard case in fine condition with tan and blue linen clam-shell box with dark blue morocco leather label on spine of box. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        SAINT JOAN. A Chronicle Play in six scenes and an Epilogue

      Constable and Company, Ltd. London.,1924. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. A little offsetting to the endpapers otherwise a fine copy in original green cloth, lettered in gilt to spine. In the rare original dustwrapper which is clean and bright but has split along the front hinge. The wrapper is complete and could be easily restored. Overall a near fine copy. Housed in a green cloth covered chemise and quarter green morocco slip case with raised bands and gilt rules and lettering to the spine. The slip case is just a little rubbed and faded to the spine but generally very good. Laurence A170.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Saint Joan. A Chronicle Play in Six Scenes and an Epilogue.

      London: Constable and Company, Ltd., 1924 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a green quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Light partial tanning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in the dust jacket that is rubbed and tanned with a split along the front joint. First edition, first impression. A very attractive copy in the rare original jacket. Laurence A170. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        To Lhasa in disguise. A secret expedition through mysterious Tibet.

      Century Co., New York & London 1924 - First edition, 8vo, pp. xiv, 462; frontis portrait and 65 illustrations from photographs on rectos and versos of 18 plates; fine copy in the illusive dust jacket which has a minor crease in the front panel. The American edition precedes the London edition and contains more illustrations as well. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        TO LHASA IN DISGUISE. A Secret Expedition Through Mysterious Tibet

      New York The Century Company 1924 - First edition, the preferred American issue which precedes the London edition and which has more illustrations. With a portrait frontispiece and 65 illustrations from photographs on 18 double-sided glossy plates. 8vo, original publisher’s blue cloth lettered in gilt and decorated with gilt scenes showing Lhasa on the upper cover and spine, in the rare original green paper dustjacket. xiv, 462 pp. A beautiful copy, extremely fresh and clean, the text is near as pristine, the cloth bright and unfaded as well, the hinges firm and solid, only the lightest signs of age to the edges; the the scarce jacket is bright and unfaded, with only a few small chips to the extremeties, and a closed tear with no loss to the cover. FIRST EDITION, RARE IN THE ORIGINAL DUSTJACKET AND VERY HARD TO FIND IN SUCH NICE CONDITION. Travels in 1922 to Lhasa through Sikkim as part of the British "Buddhist Mission." During the trip McGovern was granted a secret interview with the Dalai Lama. Lhasa, in fact all of Tibet, was at the time rigidly guarded against outside visitors. Facing insurmountable obstacles (certainly not the least of which was being caught in his intrusion), McGovern refused to be turned away at the border and instead with the help of only one servant entered the country in disguise. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        To Lhasa in disguise. A secret expedition through mysterious Tibet

      New York & London: Century Co.. 1924. "First edition, 8vo, pp. xiv, 462; frontis portrait and 65 illustrations from photographs on rectos and versos of 18 plates; fine copy in the illusive dust jacket which has a minor crease in the front panel. The American edition precedes the London edition and contains more illustrations as well."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        Tableau des Grands Magasins

      Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Francaise, Paris 1924 - Tableaux Contemporains - No. 5; beige boards with black title on spine and title label adhered to front board; spine and rear board are marked; previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown; typed out biography of the author is adhered to the free front endpaper; text is unmarked; 170 pages; illustrated with twelve engravings by J. E. Laboureur; 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" Tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: A Squared Books (Don Dewhirst)]
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        Early Chinese Bronzes. ORIGINAL DUSTJACKET and BOOKCASE

      London: Ernest Benn, 1924 - First edition, first printing. Folio, 33.2*24.2*5cm, wt:3.5kg. viii+88+110 collotype plates with tissue gaurds. Original bookcase slightly faded, dustjacket with small tears, now protected in mylar. Book almost as new. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Later Poems

      Macmillan Company 1924 - SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies printed. This copy is SIGNED by W.B. Yeats. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Yeats First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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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      Nrf 1924 - - Nrf, Paris 1924, 13x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 1092 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, le nôtre un des 12 hors commerce, seuls grands papiers avec 108 réimposés. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Charles Hirsch. Très légères piqûres marginales affectant certains témoins. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Reallexikon der Vorgeschichte (unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher Fachgelehrter) (16 Bände KOMPLETT) - A bis Z mit Register.

      Walter de Gruyter; 1924 ff... insgesamt ca. 6000 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; Orig.Halbleder; KOMPLETTPREIS für 16 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten;

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        Jabotinsky and his wife write a rare ALS from Paris to his aging mother in Palestine

      [Paris], August 25, 1924 Autograph Letter Signed ?V? in Russian, ?Jabotinsky? in English on address portion, one page, 3.5? x 5.5?. Addressed by him on verso to his mother [printed ?M?] ?adame E. Jabotinsky / New House, opp. Bezalel / Jerusalem / Palestine.? Forwarded in red ink to an address in Tel-Aviv (in Hebrew), with ?Tel-Aviv? in English. Two French postage stamps postmarked Paris. Fine condition.In full, ?Dearest all, I now live on the sea shore; it rains all the time but it is wonderful. Anya and Eri are in good health, and I am too. ?" A belated happy fortieth birthday to John ?" Describe the new apartment. Too bad that you weren?t able to settle in Tel-Aviv. ?" Warmest regards.? Daughter-in-law Anya has handwritten a letter to her mother beneath her husband's letter: ?I am joining to the aforesaid from myself and Eri. He is somewhat riding his bicycle and we see each other only at the table. Warmest regards and congratulations. Anya.?After World War I, Vladimir Jabotin

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        Modern French Music

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1924. First. First edition. Blue cloth gilt. Embossed stamp of Virgil Thomson on title page, wear and small tears to cloth mostly along the bottom extremities, else very good. Inscribed by Hill: "To Virgil Garnett Thomson, long-suffering and diligent assistant, his friend, Edward Burlingame Hill. Christmas, 1924." Hill was an American composer, little remembered today, but his influence was great. Among his students at Harvard were Thomson, Leonard Bernstein, Roger Sessions, Elliott Carter, and Walter Piston. Although we can find no printed acknowledgment of Thomson in the book, the inscription would indicate that he had a considerable part in its creation. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Le Tombeau de Petosiris: Premiere partie, Description; Deuxieme partie, Les Textes; Troisieme partie, Vocabulaire et Planches

      Imprimerie de l'institut Francais d''Arocheologie orientale. Fair. 1924. B003S9PB9K Fair. (Binding: Paper, Jacket: No Jacket) Wrappers, 34 cm, v. I, 213 pages. ; v. II, 103 pages. ; v. III, . B003S9PB9K .

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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. Auflage:0. 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.

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