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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.

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        ESSAYS

      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.

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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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        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,

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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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        SIN TÍULO - DOCE POEMAS

      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]

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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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        FIRST INTERNATIONAL RODEO OR COWBOY CHAMPIONSHIPS, JUNE 14TH TO 28TH, 1924, TWICE DAILY, 2:30 & 8:30, IN THE STADIUM AT THE BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION, WEMBLEY, LONDON, ENGLAND

      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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        Incidences.

      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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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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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        Glossaire des patois de la Suisse romande. Tome 1 à 6 (tome 5 en deux parties).

      Victor Attinger - Librairie Droz 1924 - 1988, Neuchâtel - Genève, - Cachet de bibliothèque. Les tomes 4, 5 et 6 ne sont pas reliés.

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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.

      [Bookseller: INTERNATIONAAL ANTIQUARIAAT]
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        A PASSAGE TO INDIA

      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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        A PASSAGE TO INDIA

      1924 - London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1924. 3 pp undated ads. Original deep red cloth lettered in black. First Edition, trade issue, of Forster's famous novel of India, in which the English community is portrayed as quick to condemn an Indian doctor accused of assaulting a young Englishwoman.~.Forster's most famous novel, and the last one he wrote. There was considerable criticism of his portraits of the English in India. Forster made a humane and liberal Englishman, Fielding, a rare exception and this was less than fair. But his diagnosis of the less than perfect relationship of the Indian to his Anglo-Saxon overlord as arising from insensitivity and arrogance on the one hand, and generations of endured rudeness and condescension on the other is accurate as a factor in politics, as many non-Englishmen can testify. Forster was frequently asked why he stopped writing novels [he lived 46 more years]: 'I have nothing more to say,' he replied. [CGEL]~This is a "trade issue" copy because there were also 200 numbered copies issued in paper-covered boards (no precedence).~This volume, without half-title as issued, is in near-fine condition, with only the slightest of rubbing at the extremities (and at one small spot at the bottom of the front cover). There is much less than usual fading on the spine -- typically a problem for this deep red cloth -- and a bit of foxing only on the leaves at each end. Kirkpatrick A10a; selected as #25 in the Modern Library 100. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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        A Passage to India

      Arnold, UK 1924 - 1st Edition 1924. Book is very good+ and quite bright. Contents very good. Page edges age toned. Inscription to inner page. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request.Ref 5974 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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, FIRST PRINTING bound in Blue, not Orange Boards. This TRUE FIRST EDITION states "FIRST EDITION" on the copyright page. The book is in very good shape with a later state dustjacket. The binding is tight, with some rubbing to boards and wear to the spine. Overall, an attractive copy with a scarce dustjacket seldom seen in any Pulitzer collection. We buy Ferber First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE.

      New York: George H. Doran Company, [1924] - Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-8] 9-298 [299-302: blank] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], original blue-green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark green. First U.S. edition. First printing with GHD monogram on verso of title leaf. Collection of short horror fiction; twelve stories including "The Horror Horn." "Probably Benson's most famous collection." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 142. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 31-2. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-17. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 31. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-17. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 67. Bleiler (1978), p. 21. Reginald 01137. Top edge of pages dusty, a near fine copy in very good dust jacket with small chips and shelf wear along top edge, several small closed tears along bottom edge, some chipping to spine ends, and upper triangular quarter of rear panel missing. Uncommon in jacket. (#127288) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE EXPLOITS OF FIDELITY DOVE

      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.

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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.

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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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        Original watercolor: "Gypsy Camp"

      ca. 1924. An attractive and evocative image by Ohio artist Earl Neff (1903-1993), an American regionalist best known for his 100-foot-long mural (still extant) in the Cleveland headquarters of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen. Neff was a prolific muralist, completing no fewer than seventeen public projects during his tenure with the Cleveland Federal Arts Project, of which he was Director from 1935-6. Neff's work is in the permanent collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Canton Museum of Art, and a number of his murals remain on public view. The current image captures an aspect of American culture that would all but disappear by the end of the Great Depression - an outdoor gypsy encampment, complete with tents and jalopies, the foreground occupied by a dark-complected, ethnically-costumed woman tending her campfire. Original graphite and watercolor sketch on thick paper, 18.5cm x 35cm (ca 7-1/2" x 13-3/4"). Apparently cut from a larger sheet; dimensions slightly uneven. Initialed, titled and dated in pencil, lower right. Colors vibrant and unfaded, free of creases, wear or soil; Fine.

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        Ouvert la nuit

      Gallimard / N.R.F., Paris 1924 - 184 pp., In-4 (19,5 x 24,5 cm), broché, couverture rempliée. Non coupé, non rogné. Exemplaire n° 202 / 320, un des 305 sur vergé d'Arches (3ème papier après 5 sur Whatman et 10 sur vieux Japon teinté). Edition illustrée de 6 aquarelles hors-texte en couleurs par Raoul DUFY, André FAVORY, Roger de LA FRESNAYE, André LHOTE, Luc-Albert MOREAU, André DUNOYER de SEGONZAC. Minimes déchirures, sans manque, en tête et en queue du dos, franges de la trance exrérieure légèrement brunies, papier parfait. Très bon exemplaire In-4° [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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. .

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        LE FESTIN D'IMMORTALITE. Etude de mythologie comparée indo-européenne. LE CRIME DES LEMNIENNES. Rites et légendes du monde égéen.

      - Librairie orientaliste Paul Geuthner, 1924. Deux volumes in-8 brochés, 318 et 71 pages. Rare réunion en édition originale de la thèse et de la thèse complémentaire de Dumézil. Beaux exemplaires (quelques lignes soulignées légèrement au crayon de couleurs dans le deuxième ouvrage). On sait que Dumézil reniera plus tard ses oeuvres des années 20 et particulièrement Le Festin. Toutefois, Le crime échappera à sa sévérité. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Le Keepsake Galant. Ou les Délassements du Foutoir. Ouvrage orné de douze eaux-fortes libres.

      Foutropolis, Aux dépens du Père Dupanloup, o. J. [d.i. Paris, Duflou, 1924]. - 8°. 204 S. und |12 erotische Radierungen| auf Tafeln. Orig.-Broschur mit Deckeltitel. |Erste Ausgabe|. Eins von 100 Exemplaren mit den Gravüren. Das Werk ist lt. Perceau eines der kuriosesten ("l'un des plus curieux") Werke, die klandestin im 20. Jahrhundert erschienen. Das Buch ist eine Anthologie zur erotischen Literatur, die Beiträge von 38 Autoren enthält. Namen wie Verlaine, Delvau, Béranger und Gautier "gaben dem Buch eine gewisse künstlerische Note." (Bilderlex.) In Wirklichkeit ging es jedoch um die Vermarktung der 12 Kupfer, die der Verleger bereits 1890 aus einer Ausgabe des Jahrbuchs "L'Année Galante" erworben hatte. Da man den Stil der Kupfer damals als veraltet empfand, entstand dieses Werk zwischen Anthologie und Almanach. Die Kupfer tragen denn auch Monatsnamen und zeigen ungemein reizende und durchaus auch saftige Szenen nicht ohne Humor. Innerhalb von 6 Monaten wurde die gesamte Auflage verkauft. Und schon zu Perceaus Zeiten ein "volume très rare." Unbeschnitten. Einband etwas begriffen und angestaubt. Buchblock etwas verzogen. Vorsätze lichtschattig. Pia 697. Drouot, Imp. Biblio., 195. Bilderlex. IV,332f. Kearney 954 ("extremely hard to find.") Perceau 327-1 (sehr ausführlich). Dutel 1828 ("C'est Louis Perceau qui a composé cette anthologie érotique et gaillarde"). Bertolotti, Curiosa S. 59. --------- Un volume broché in-8 (20 x 13,5) de 204 p. avec 12 eaux-fortes libres anonymes tirées sur des cuivres du XIXème. Edition originale. Un des 100 exemplaires illustrés. Selon Perceau « l'un des plus curieux ouvrages de ceux qu'on a publiés sous le manteau au XXe siècle ». Ce livre est une anthologie de la littérature érotique qui regroupe les articles de 38 auteurs. Des noms comme Verlaine, Delvau, Béranger et Gautier « prêtaient une certaine note artistique à ce livre » (Bilderlexikon). En realité, il s'agit de la commercialisation des 12 cuivres que l'éditeur avait déjà achetés en 1890 avec une édition de l'annuaire 'L'Année Galante'. Parce que le style des cuivres n'était pas alors à la mode, l'éditeur a crée cet ouvrage intermédiaire entre l'anthologie et l'annuaire. C'est pour cette raison que les gravures portent des noms de mois et qu'elles montrent des scènes érotiques ravissantes absolument libres avec une touche d'humour. Bon état extérieur mais volume gauchi, petites usures et salissures aux couvertures, plis au dos. Complet, bel état intérieur, quelques brunissures aux témoins et quelques minimes déchirures aux témoins. Pia 697. Drouot, Imp. Biblio., 195. Bilderlex. IV,332. Dutel 1828 (« C'est Louis Perceau qui a composé cette anthologie érotique et gaillarde »). -------------------- |English description available on request. | [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Le livre des idoles. (Kitab el Asnam.) Texte arabe. 2me edition.

      Cairo, Imprimerie Bibliothèque Egyptienne, 1924. - Large 4to. (4), IV, 40, 111, (1) pp. With 2 facsimile plates. Original staple-bound printed wrappers (professionally restored). In slipcase. Second edition. "Texte arabe publié pour la première fois d'après le manuscrit unique de la biblithèque Zèki Pacha accompagné d'une préface en Francais et enrichi de notes critiques par Ahmed Zeki Pacha." - The "Book of Idols" (Arabic: Kitab al-Asnam), written by the Arab scholar Hisham Ibn Al-Kalbi (737-819), describes godheads and rites of ancient Arab religion. The text is critical of pre-Islamic religion and decries the state of religious corruption which the Arabs had supposedly descended to since the founding of the Kaaba. The book was instrumental in identifying "shirk" (the sin of polytheism) with the idolatry of the pre-Islamic Arabs. Ahmad Zaki Pasha, the Egyptian philologist, discovered the text; he bought the sole extant manuscript at auction in Damascus. The manuscript, one of many in his extensive collection, was donated to the state after his death in 1934. - Edge defects to French title page, otherwise insignificant edge wear; a good, untrimmed copy. From the library of the Swedish theologian (Karl Vilhelm) Helmer Ringgren (1917-2012), Professor of Old Testament exegesis at Turku and Uppsala, with his pencilled margin notes and ownership to title page. Ringgren's works include "Islam, Aslama and Muslim" (1949) and "Studies in Arabian Fatalism" (1955). GAL S I, p. 212. OCLC 7012435. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1925 [together with] Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1926 [together with] Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1927

      London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.,, 1924. - Kate Greenaway Almanacks for 1925, 1926 and 1927 in the Original Glassine Printed WrappersGREENAWAY, Kate. Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1925 [together with] Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1926 [together with] Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1927. London, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., [1924-1926]. First editions. Three volumes, oblong twelvemo (2 7/8 x 4 1/16 inches; 73 x 103 mm.). and twelvemo (3 7/8 x 2 7/8 inches; 98 x 74 mm. & 4 1/8 x 2 15/16 inches; 104 x 75 mm.). [24] pp; [24] pp. and [24] pp. All fine copies with the original printed glassine wrappers. The color illustrations for the 1925 Almanack were originally used in the Almanack for 1887The color illustrations for the 1926 Almanack were originally used in the Almanack for 1890The color illustrations for the 1927 Almanack were originally used in the Almanack for 1891Schuster & Engen, 18. 16b; 19. 17a & 20. 18a. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        NOVELS OF THE SISTERS BRONTE.

      - Edited by Temple Scott. In 12 volumes, totalling approximately 5000 pages, each volume with frontispiece (most with tissue guards), all but 2 volumes with other plates (totalling 67 plates in the set), the half-title and title pages printed in red & black; dark green cloth, spines lettered and decorated in gilt, the cloth occasionally a trifle marked, a few corners lightly bruised; t.e.g., others uncut, a couple of volumes partly unopened; dust wrappers, a trifle soiled, edges sometimes very slightly rubbed and split; free endpapers faintly offset, hinges occasionally tender, scattered light foxing; John Grant, Edinburgh, 1924. Thornton Edition, later printing. *Includes Mrs. Gaskell's Life of Charlotte Bronte, with an Introduction and notes by Temple Scott and B. W. Willett. The novels Jane Eyre, Villette, Shirley and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall are each in two volumes.

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