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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]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Essays

      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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        Incidences.

      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

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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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 .

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: AEGIS Buch - und Kunstantiquariat Einzel]
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        DIE BRONZEPLASTICHEN, STATUETTEN, RELIEF, GERÄTE UND PLAKETTEN.

      Wien 1924 - Bella ril. edit. in cart., dorso in tela, ill. impr. alla cop., tit. e decor. al ds., cm 30x24, pp 278, 495 ill. b/n. Ottimo esempl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EDITORIALE UMBRA SAS]
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        Die Bronzeplastiken. Statuetten, Reliefs, Geräte und Plaketten. Katalog mit den Abbildungen sämtlicher Stücke.,

      Wien, Schroll 1924. - 4°. VIII, 278 S. Mit 495 Abb. OHLn. - (Publikationen a. d. Slg. f. Plastik u. Kunstgewerbe, hrsg. v. J. Schlosser, Bd. 4. Hrsg. v. Kunsthistorischen Museum in Wien) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Kalle, Ulla och Sprätten.

      - Carl Kylberg tyckte om att rita och skriva för barn och utgav flera barnböcker. Kalle och Ulla och Sprätten utkom 1924 hos Bonniers som i sin första entusiasm även föreslog konstnären andra barnboksprojekt. Men Kalle och Ulla och Sprätten sålde illa och Kylbergs nästa bok, Lejonet Leo, som tillkom samma år, refuserades och utgavs först senare. Två akvarellerade teckningar, delvis med inslag av collage. Förlagor till ett uppslag i Kylbergs barnbok Kalle och Ulla och Sprätten (1924, s. 10-11). Stämpelsignerade. C:a 25 × 16,5 cm vardera. Ramade tillsammans i en djup lådliknande ram. Proveniens: Linnea Braun. Boken handlar om hur Kalle, Ulla och "en lustig sprätt, klädd i krage och manschett" går på cirkus tillsammans. På vägen dit möter de flera udda figurer - greve Finemang, en prinsessa, en fattig karl och en indian - och på cirkusen bl. a. en pajas, en dansös, en tiger och en boxare:Sen sa Sprätten bara ‘Dimp!'och på golvet som en klimpHela boxaren han dampUtan minsta strid och kamp.Föreliggande skisser återger ett centralt uppslag i boken. På väg mot cirkusen ser Kalle, Ulla och Sprätten en fattig karl på en bänk. Han är visserligen klädd i hemska trasor men approcheras ändå av Sprätten, som ber att få göra honom glad. Bilderna visar Sprätten bjuda allesammans på glass och lemonad, varefter han och barnen fortsätter sin promenad till cirkusen. Texten lyder:Och så fick dom se ett ståndDär det satt en fru så blondSprätten bjöd på strut med krämKrämen var så angenäm.Sedan drack dom lemonadSå att karlen han blev glad.Sen sa karlen: ‘Tack, ajö!'Bort han gick så glad och rötill ett annat kolifejOch dom andra gick för sej.

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        Novels of the Sister Bronte. Edited by Temple Scott.

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1924. - Twelve volumes, octavo. Plates. Original green cloth with gilt spine. Minor shelfwear, small tear in front free endpaper of Volume I. A very good set. Thornton Edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        Monsieur Nicolas ou le coeur humain dévoilé. Mémoires intimes

      Paris: Henri Jonquières, 1924. ril pelle (leather binding). Ottimo (Fine). 8vo. Illustrés par Sylvain Sauvage. Livre publié de 1924 à 1925 Preziosa rilegatura in piena pelle con incisioni in oro ai piatti e al dorso. Bella carta marmorizzata ai risguardi. Stampato presso l'Imprimerie Sainte-Catherine di Bruges

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Angeboten werden vier original Konstruktionspläne zu einem Motortyp. Teilweise Detailpläne für einen 16 Zylinder Motor , 2 l / 52,5 x 57,5 H . Verschiedene Formate. Plan A / 50 x 76 cm, Plan datiert, Mannheim, 5 November, 1924, Signiert, Plan B: Detailplan, 40 x 50 cm, Plan C: Detailplan Zylinderwinkel, 60 cx 40 cm / Plan D: 57 x 80 cm, Plan datiert, Mannheim, 30 Oktober, 1924, Signiert.

      Mannheim, Deutsche Industrie Werke, 1924, - 1. Auflage. 57 x80 cm. 1 mehrfach gefaltetes Blatt. Gefaltet 20 x 29 cm. 2000 g. Kartoniert / Soft cover / Original Pergamentpapier, Bleistift und schwarze Tine. No jacket. Guter Zustand / Good condition. R1B3. (KS). jpg. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett]
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        The Secret Adversary

      London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1924. Blue cloth with titles in black on spine and upper front board, decorative design on lower front board. Scarce early edition of the author's second book. Publisher's page states 'First Published.1922, Popular Crown 8vo Edition.1924'. 312 pages, 6 pages of book ads at rear. The cover has light wear to the spine and edges, some staining on rear panel, bindings are tight, text block is square, very light rust toning in endpapers, a few light spots in pages.. Reprint. Good+/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback.

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        Prejudices: Fourth Series

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. (1924). First. First edition. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with a little soiling, and some small tears. Nicely Inscribed by the author, presumably to a bookseller: "For J.J. Mullen -- God will punish him for selling such stuff! H.L. Mencken. 1924." A very nice copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Gesammelte Werke in neun Bänden (Ausgabe B, 9 Bände komplett)., Max Tau herausgegeben, wurde im Frühjahr 1924 unter seiner Aufsicht in der Buchdruckerei Ernst Fischer, Wolfenbüttel, in der Alemannia-Fraktur gedruckt. Die Auflage beträgt eintausend numerierte Exemplare. Davon wurden Ausgabe A (Nummer 1 - 25) in Ganzleder, Ausgabe B (Nummer 26 - 100) in Halbleder in der Buchbindewerkstätte Hübel & Denck, Leipzig, handgebunden. Den inneren Buchschmuck und den Einbandentwurf zur Ausgabe C (Nr. 101 - 1000) zeichnete Max Odoy. Den Nummern 1-25 wird eine Originalradierung von Professor Emil Orlik auf Japanpapier, den Nummern 26 - 100 dieselbe auf Büttenpapier, vom Künstler und Dichter signiert, beigegeben. Die Nummern 101 - 1000 erhalten dieselbe

      Trier : Lintz Verlag 1924 - 418 Seiten. Laut Numerierung (Nummer 145) ein Exemplar der Ausgabe C - jedoch in der Ausstattung der Ausgabe B. Einbände teils leicht lichtrandig, leicht nachgedunkelt, sonst gut. L26-0 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 4000 19,5*13,5 cm. OHalblederbände mit rotenem Farbkopfschnitt.

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        Historisch-biographisches Lexikon der Schweiz. Band 2: Basel-Egnach. Mit vielen Karten, Bildnissen und Wiedergaben alter Dokumente.

      Neuenburg, Administration des hist.-biogr. Lexikons der Schweiz, 1924.. 792 S. Hardcover. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempel und Signatur. GUTER Zustand in Anbetracht des Alters, ein paar äußerliche Gebrauchsspuren. Einband berieben und bestoßen, innen gut erhalten! Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat BOOKFARM]
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        Arbeiterliteratur. Jahrgang 1. 1924. Nr. 1-12 in 9 Heften + Sondernummer (mehr nicht erschienen). In 2 Bänden.

      Wien. Verlag für Literatur und Politik. 1924.. Marmorierte Hlbde. auf 4 Bünden mit etwas Rverg. u. Ganzrotschnitt. 8°. Titelbl., (3) 586 (6) S. / (2) 595-1150, 133 S. (1) S. Mit einigen Illustr. (u. a. von Boris Jefimow) und einem Korrekturzettel. Name auf Vortitel. Mit Rot- und Bleistiftanstreichungen. richtig gut erhalten. in deutscher Sprache 475,00 EUR. Mit Texten von Clara Zetkin, Erich Mühsam, Franz Jung, Jack London, Wladimir Majakowski, Fritz Brupbacher, Anatole France, Leo Trotzki, Lew Kamenew, Molotow u.v.a.

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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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        Von elf Chinesen und ihrer aufgefressenen Braut". Typescript with some autograph remarks.

      N. p. o. d. - Large 4to. 8 pp. on 8 ff. Humorous "sodomite story" about eleven Chinese men who work in a laundry shop, the fourteen-year-old son of the house's managing agent, and a goat who becomes the object of their desire. According to the envelope enclosed, the story was published in October 1924 in the "Wiener Sonn- und Montagszeitung". - With small edge defects throughout and a small trace of rust from an old paperclip at one corner.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        AU JARDIN DES GEMMES.

      - Paris, Piazza, 1924, 23x29. Broché, sous couverture repliée illustrée. L'un des 250 exemplaires avec une suite en couleurs. Bel exemplaire. Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        2 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Stift Neuburg bei Heidelberg und Schloß Donaumünster in Donaumünster, 1924. - Zusammen (1+4=) 5 SS. auf 3 Bll. Gr.-4to und kl.-4to. An den Verleger und Sammler Kurt Wolff (1887-1963): "Ich bin bereit, das eine oder andere Buch aus meiner St. George-Bücherei abzugeben [.]" (6. August). - "Da die Instandsetzungsarbeiten von Schloss Münster immer mehr Geld verschlingen, so gedenke ich auch von meinen Georgica noch einiges abzugeben u. zwar diesmal 2 Hauptstücke: 1.) Die 'Pilgerfahrten' in der ersten Ausgabe mit eigenhändiger intimer Widmung St. Georges [.] 2.) Das 'Jahr der Seele' in der ersten Ausgabe gleichfalls mit Widmung St. Georges [.] Die 2 Bücher stammen aus dem Nachlaß Perls, die Widmungen sind an diesen, nicht an mich, sonst würde ich die Bücher natürlich nicht abgeben [.]". - Alexander Bernus leitete von 1902 bis 1905 die Zeitschrift "Freistatt", zu deren Mitarbeitern u. a. Frank Wedekind und Ricarda Huch zählten; erste Stücke wie "Don Juan" und "Masken" wurden in den 1907 gegründeten "Schwabinger Schattenspielen" aufgeführt. Zunehmend an Anthroposophie und Theosophie interessiert, gründete Bernus 1916 die anthroposophische Zeitschrift "Das Reich", in der u. a. Artikel von Alfred Kubin, Else Lasker-Schüler und Rudolf Steiner erschienen; nach Ende des Krieges war er Herausgeber der "Mitte". - Jeweils im linken Rand gelocht (geringf. Buchstabenberührung); papierbedingt etwas gebräunt. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Oracle. May, 1924

      Pontiac, Michigan: Clyde G. Townsend. 1924. Magazine. 12mo. 20pp. Stapled decorated green wrappers. Slight sunning on front wrap, near fine. Prints the first appearance of Lovecraft's essay on censoring pornography: "The Omnipresent Philistine", as well as an essay "Fact versus Opinion" by his wife Sonia Greene. Tiny book label of Black Sparrow Press founder and noted collector John K. Martin inside rear cover. From the collection of John K. Martin, with his simple, tiny book label on the rear pastedown. John K. Martin founded the Black Sparrow Press and is perhaps best known for providing Charles Bukowski a guaranteed stipend that allowed Bukowski to leave his post office job in order to write. Martin's private collections are renowned for the superior condition of their material. Joshi I.B.ii.290.a .

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        The Marine Shells of the West Coast of North America.

      Stanford, Univerity Press, 1924-27. 2 volumes (bound in 4). Royal-8vo. pp. 247; 297, 304, 339 with 165 plates. Recent red half morocco, gilt decorated spines. A beautifully bound copy of the original edition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Portrait of Lillian Gish In Romola

      Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Hollywood 1924 - Superb original portrait of Lillian Gish taken by the well known photographer Charles Albin. He and Gish had a friendship and a long working partnership, and he went with her to Italy for the filming of Romola and took a series of photographs there. This being one of his portraits of Gish that was used for publicity. Albin had a short but very intereresting life including near death and accusations of murder. His name is printed in the still. The film also featured Dorothy Gish, Ronald Colman and William Powell with direction by Henry King. Caption attached to the verso, and 2 old tape mends to two corners on the verso. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Original Portrait of Lillian and Dorothy Gish

      Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Hollywood 1924 - A beautiful rare original 8" x 10" publicity portrait of Lillian & Dorthy Gish used for publicity for their 1924 film Romola which was directed by Henry King. Although used as publicity for the film the portrait was taken much earlier of the two sisters who are dressed in beautiful gowns that does not fit the period of "Romola." The caption that is attached on the back reads in part 'Those famous Gish sisters, Lillian and Dorothy, play together again in Romola their latest picture. I have not seen this portrait reproduced in any book on the Gishes. A fragile but fine photograph. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Works

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd.,, 1924. 28 volumes, octavo (220 × 152 mm). Recent light tan half calf, brown boards, red and green morocco labels, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands, gilt decorated compartments, top edge gilt. Frontispiece with tissue guard. A superb set. Signed and numbered limited edition, English issue, of which this is number 414 of 620 copies. The Atlantic edition, of which 600 were for sale and 20 for presentation.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        MY LIFE ON THE RANGE

      Chicago: Privately Printed, 1924., 1924. First edition. Cloth, 366pp., frontis, num. illus., charts, tables. T.E.G. "One of the best books on ranching."---Everett Graff. "This well-written book about the authors' ranch experience has become scarce in the first edition, and is one of the much-sought-after cattle books.... He was one of the better-known ranch owners of the Northwest and a well-educated Scotchman. His picture of ranch life is authentic. He relates many incidents of the Johnson County War and tells about Tom Horn."---Ramon Adams. "A Scot, he traveled widely in the American West and Canada, observing closely and accurately. He played an important part in financing several large companies, and was instrumental in the reorganization of the failed Swan Land and Cattle Co. The book is best on the Wyoming ranges, where British investment was heaviest. There is much on the Wyoming Stock Growers Association."---Bill Reese. A classic work. Very good, tight copy. HOWES 470. GRAFF 748. SIX-SCORE 19. MERRILL ARISTOCRAT. ADAMS HERD 475. ADAMS SIX GUNS 434. DYKES-COLLECTING. RANGE LIFE LITERATURE p.12. CAMPBELL #22.

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        Several Short Poems - [The Pasture. Stopping by Woods. the Oven Bird. an Old Man's Winter Night. the Runaway. Nothing Gold Can Stay]

      [New York, H. Holt & Co. [1924] - Single sheet folded and printed on all sides. Smith College Lecture commemorative booklet. Illustrated with J. J. Lankes woodcuts. References; Crane A8. Near fine copy in the original wrappers; edges very slightly dust-dulled and toned. Given its ephemeral nature, this remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Scans etc. On request. 1 Kg. 4 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Green Thursday

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1924 - first and limited edition (9 of 2000). fine. volume has original grass cloth boards, green linen spine, and paper spine label. dust jacket is professionally restored; dust jackets rare on this book. volume is housed in a custom drop-spine, cloth covered clamshell box with a paper label.this is the finest copy we have seen. the dust jacket states : the first edition is limited to 2000 numbered copies , of which 1150 are for sale. the book states :the first edition of green thursday consists of 2000 numbered copies of which 1950 are for sale. this copy is number 9. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Menschliche Komodie.

      Insel Verlag, Leipzig 1924 - In Germand. Deutsche Ausgabe in Zehn Banden. 10 volumes. Frontispiece, tall 12mo, flexible red leather with gilt-decorated spines with green labels (some corners are a bit bumped and darkened; front outer hinge of volume 4 repaired, else very good), top edge gilt. Leipzig: Insel Verlag, 1924-1926. Very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        When We Were Very Young

      London: Methuen & Co,, 1924. Octavo. Original blue cloth, rule and stamped illustrations to front and back boards gilt, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt. With the dust jacket. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. Extremities lightly rubbed, tiny gilt smudges to front board due to production fault, spine gently rolled, free endpapers lightly toned and rubbed, a few inner hinges cracked but holding firm. An excellent copy in a lightly edge-chipped and soiled jacket with toned spine panel and old tape repairs and shadows to verso. First edition, first impression. The first and the scarcest of the four Pooh books with an initial print run of 4,500.

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        Shaw writes an aspiring playwright ?I will not read your play ?? A week later, Shaw returns an essay to him commenting ?This is all tosh ? You send such things to editors on the chance of getting a few shillings for them, not to ME??

      Comprises: An ALS explaining why Shaw will not read an aspiring playwright?s play and a pithy ANS to the playwright on an essay he wrote ?" housed in a custom-made clamshell case, 9.75? x 12.5? x 1?, marbled on the inside, five raised bands on brown spine labeled in gilt in one compartment ?George / Bernard / Shaw.?(1) Autograph Letter Signed ?G. Bernard Shaw,? 2p, 7? x 4.5?, front & verso. 10 Adelphi Terrace, W.C.2. [London], October 4, 1924. Addressed by Shaw to John A. Lincoln, Jr., 70 Talbot Rd, Bayswater /W.2. Fine condition.In full, ?I will not read your play; and the enclosed article will explain why you were very unwise to ask me to. Nobody?s opinion is worth twopence as to whether a play will be a box office attraction or not. Managers often have to produce plays they don?t believe in simply because they must keep the theatre open, and for the moment must take what they can get. That is where the beginner gets his chance.?Your ambitions, y

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        Gedruckte Hochzeitsanzeige und gedrucktes Dankesschreiben mit eigenh. U. (&quote;Arnold Schönberg&quote;).

      [Wien], Oktober 1924.. Zusammen 2 SS. Qu.-8vo. Mit teilweise eh. adr. Kuvert.. An den Musikwissenschaftler Hugo Botstiber (1875-1941). - Gibt seine Vermählung mit Gertrud Kolisch, der Schwester seines Schülers Rudolf Kolisch bekannt und dankt im Oktober gleichermaßen für Glückwünsche und Geschenke zu Hochzeit (28.VIII.) und Geburtstag (13.IX.): &quote;Ich hätte gerne jedem einzelnen besonders geschrieben. Nicht um den Dank zu dosieren und seine Zusammensetzung anzupassen. Sondern um zu entsprechen, um äquivalent zu bleiben. Denn ich habe viel und vielerlei Schönes in diesen Tagen empfangen [...]&quote;. - Hugo Botstiber wurde 1900 Sekretär des neugegründeten Wiener Konzertvereins und 1905 Sekretär und Kanzleidirektor des Konservatoriums der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde. Von 1912 bis zu seiner Emigration 1938 nach Großbritannien war er Generalsekretär der Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft.

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        The Immortals

      New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1924. First. First American edition. Small owner's name, very near fine in near fine dustwrapper with tiny nicks at the crown. Doctor discovers an elixir that promises eternal life, young couple are left with the dilemma of whether it should be used. .

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        Tableau de l'Amour Venal. Illustre de douze lithographies en noir par Luc-Albert Moreau. series title: Tableau Contemporains. No. 4

      Paris: Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Francaise, 1924. No. 162 of 315 copies. 3/4 leather, original paper covers bound in. fine. 4to. 122 pp. 12 full page b/w lithographs by Luc-Albert Moreau. A magnificent livre d'artiste.

      [Bookseller: Richard L. Press, Fine and Scholarly Boo]
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        Chelsea Buns

      London: Hutchinson & Co.,, [1924]. Edited by Noel Coward. With an Introduction by Gaspard Pustontin. Octavo. Original patterned boards, orange label printed in black to upper board. With the dust jacket. Minor split to lower joint, light partial tanning to endpapers. An excellent copy in the rubbed, creased, and nicked jacket with small tape repairs to the verso. First edition, first impression. In the dust jacket with the portrait of Coward to the upper panel. "Hernia Whittlebot" was Coward's mocking nickname for Edith Sitwell.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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