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        Coaching Days and Coaching Ways

      Macmillan and Co., London 1924 - 8vo. 18.5 by 12.5 cm. or 7.5 by 5 inches. xv, [i], 376 pp. Fabulous Riviere & Son onlay binding of full crushed morocco. The inlaid scene depicts a mounted groom holding another horse by its reins. Five colors are used in the imagery. This is set off with gilt rules, festoons and dots. The spine has raised bands with French fillet compartments and central motives of a horseshoe, bridle, and riding hat. The binding complements the book's wistful nostalgia for the pre-railroad era when coaches linked distant towns. We are taken down seven major coaching routes -- the Bath, Exeter, Portsmouth, Brighton, Dover, York and Holyhead roads. Captured are the atmosphere of the inns, the colorful characters one might have encountered, the occasional hazards. The work pulls us in as narcotically as a great Trollope, Austen or Thackeray novel, while greatly deepening our understanding of that lost world. Joints repaired. Some rubbing and wear to spine.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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      Boston: Stratford Co., 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. The gilt on the cover and spine is strong and bright. Very short closed tear to the title page. About Fine, lacking the scarce dustwrapper. An uncommon and groundbreaking book that challenged the pervasive stereotypes of African Americans and documented their rarely recognized achievements in American life.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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        The Sea: Its History and Romance

      London: 1924-, 1926. Sixteen parts bound in four volumes quarto, illustrated in colour and black & white; a fine set in publisher's blue cloth boards, gilt, sailing ship vignette to front boards. A most handsome set. An attractive set of Bowen's deluxe history of sailing and voyaging. The four volumes cover the history of voyaging to 1875, concentrating on the achievements of Great Britain ("Britain and her cousins must always look to Blue Water for their salvation"). This is a relatively early title by Bowen, a well-known and popular maritime author, who published titles such as Ships for All, and as editor of Merchant Ships of the World.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Visually stunning early twentieth century letter, highlighted by a gorgeous colored print of an oriental rug, dated during the Second Zhili-Fengtian War in China, where <i>?our Mr. Meyer?</i> purchased<i> ?a beautiful selection of BROCADED and SCULPTURED rugs?</i>

      Typed Letter Signed, ?Victorien M Meyer,? 1 page, 8.5? x 11?. San Francisco, California, October 20, 1924. Slight tears on the edges. Fine Condition. The second paragraph of the letter explicitly refers to the Second Zhili-Fengtian War: " ... We wish to call your attention to the fact that exchange is falling very rapidly and that we can make no promises as to what prices will be in the future. At present we have arranged to have regular shipments but as the War progresses, shipments might become intermittent.? The Second Zhili-Fengtian War (September-November, 1924) was the most significant of the Chinese Warlord Era, a period in Chinese history when the country was divided among several military cliques from 1916 to 1928. The war was fought between the Anglo-American backed Zhili clique that controlled Beijing and the Fengtian clique from Manchuria with pro-Japanese sympathies. After the only major battle of the war, fought in the same month

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        The Walls And Gates Of Peking Researches And Impressions

      London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, [1924]. First Edition, Limited to 800 numbered copies. Presentation copy from the author to Mr. S.Jupp of the Royal Institue of British Architects, who is thanked in the preface for having examined some of the architectural descriptions in the text. ìThe origin of this book is the beauty of the city gates of Peking; their importance as characteristic elements in some of the finest views of the Chinese capital; their wonderful setting amidst old buildings, fresh trees and decaying moats; their decorative architectural character. Some of these gates may still be called landmarks of Peking, historically as well as topographically; they reflect, together with the adjoining walls, much of the early history of this great city, and they form, together with the streets and landscapes in which they are set, the most relevant spots of characteristic and beautiful scenery.î (Preface) The work combines the beautiful photogravures after photographs taken by Siren with illustrations of measured drawings of a number of the gates made by Chinese artists under Sirenís supervision, and historical and descriptive text mainly based on local Chinese chronicles generally unavailable in foreign translation, and notices of brickmarks and inscriptions found on the monuments themselves. folio. pp. xvii, 239. folding map, 109 photogravures after photographs by the author, 2 colour plans & 51 text illus. after architectural drawings made by Chinese artists (some full-page). Uncut in original quarter cloth (edges worn, bit of foxing to text, photogravures clean)

      [Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)]
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        The Natives of the Purari Delta.

      Port Moresby, Goverment Printer, 1924.. EA. Territory of Papua. Anthropology. Report No. 5. Mit sehr zahlreichen fotogr. Abb. auf Tafeln sowie sehr zahlreichen Zeichnungen im Text und auf Tafeln; weiterhin eine Faltkarte. XV, 283 S. Gr. 8°. OGLn.-Band mit Rücken-Goldprägung. Einband gering berieben und bestoßen, etwas fleckig. Vorsatzblätter gebräunt, ansonsten innen ausgezeichneter Zustand, sauber, vollständig und fest in der Bindung.. Aus der Reihe ' Territory of Papua' ist dieser äußerst detailreiche Anthropology-Report des bekannten Anthropologen und Ethnologen Williams sicher der meist gesuchte, wie überhaupt alle Ausgaben der ersten Jahre seit 1922 kaum zu bekommen sind.

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        John F. Kennedy writes "We were very proud of our American theater last evening..."

      Typed letter signed ("John Kennedy"), as President, to Jack Landau (1924-1966), Washington, 5 October 1961. 1 page, 4to, White House stationery, matted and framed with a color photo."The performance of Shakespeare last evening in the White House was a very exciting one from many points of view," JFK writes. "Mrs. Kennedy and I appreciate so much your fine efforts in directing the production, and I hope you will express my thanks to the actors, actresses, and technicians who worked so hard to make it the success it was. We were very proud of our American theater last evening, and thank you again for everything you did to make it a memorable performance."This evening of Shakespeare was performed by actors from the American Shakespeare Theater, in the White House East Room, in conjunction with a state dinner for Sudanese president Ferik Ibrahim Abboud. It was very much in keeping with Jacqueline Kennedy's determination to make the White House a cultural center for American and inter

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        Zille, Heinrich. - "Stillende Mutter".

      . Lithografie / Kreidelithografie, 1924. Von Heinrich Zille. 23,5 x 19,5 cm (Darstellung) / 46 x 37 cm (Blatt). Rosenbach 196 b. Unterhalb der Darstellung rechts in Bleistift signiert. - 24. Blatt aus dem Zyklus "Komm, Karlineken, komm!" - Blattrand leicht knickspurig und geringfügig angeschmutzt. Oben rechts Knickspur. Verso Reste einer ehemaligen Montierung. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Heinrich Zille (1858 Radeburg bei Dresden - 1929 Berlin). Deutscher Zeichner, Grafiker, Maler und Fotograf. Wurde liebevoll als "Pinselheinrich" apostrophiert. Behandelte in zuweilen derber Wirklichkeitstreue Themen aus dem Berliner Arbeitermilieu. Wuchs in teilweise bedrückend ärmlichen Verhältnissen bei Dresden und in Berlin auf. Ging zu einem Lithografen in Berlin in die Lehre und nahm Stunden bei Theodor Hosemann. Nach der Ausbildung arbeitete er ab 1875 als Lithograf. 1877-1907 Anstellung als Retuscheur der Photographischen Gesellschaft Berlin. 1903 Aufnahme in die Berliner Secession und Freundschaft mit Max Liebermann. 1910 Menzelpreis der Berliner Illustrirten Zeitung. 1913 Mitbegründung der Freien Secession Berlin. 1924 Ernennung zum Professor der Preußischen Akademie der Künste..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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      1924. [1 of 30 signed copies] London: Thirty Copies, numbered and signed by the Author, privately printed by Strangeways and Sons, January 1924. Original light brown wrappers, with glassine dust jacket. First Edition, being one of 30 copies numbered and signed by Conrad, this being No 26. Conrad wrote this as a general introduction for a serial called Countries of the World (in its inaugural February 1924 issue); a month later it appeared in the U. S., in the National Geographic. It was posthumously collected in LAST ESSAYS.~This is a fine copy; the original glassine jacket is still present, and with scarcely any wear. Keating 203. Provenance: discreet bookplate of the amazing Conrad collector Stanley J. Seeger. Housed in a custom clamshell case.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Der christliche Altar in seiner geschichtlichen Entwicklung. 2 Bde. (compl.).

      München, Guenther Koch, 1924 - Kl.-4°. XXIII, 755; XVI, 704 S. Mit zahlr. Textillustr. u. Abb. auf 371 Tafeln., OLwd. goldgeprägt., Rücken beschienen, min. fleckig, kleine Fehlstelle. Stempel a. Vors. u. Titelbl. - sonst gutes Exemplar 3000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Het roerend bezit. Met elf plaatjes van Oscar Duboux.

      Wilryck/ Antwerpen, Het Overzicht, 1924. Ingenaaid. 68 p. Gedrukt in een oplage van 500 exemplaren. 1e druk. Professioneel gerestaureerd: hoek uit achterzijde omslag keurig aangevuld, deel uit bovenzijde colofonpagina eveneens kundig aangezet. Restauratierapport bijgevoegd.* Eén van de 25 genummerde luxe-exemplaren op Alfa, die niet in de handel kwamen, bovendien met paginagrote, handgeschreven en gesigneerde opdracht van de auteur aan een vriendinnetje: 'Aan/ Anny/ die zo lief is geweest/ mij "goed" te willen maken/ met/ de/ MEEST/ RESPECTUEUZE/ TOEGENEGENHEID/ Eddy/ Sept '24'.'Juist de opdrachten aan onbekende personen blijven intrigeren. Wie fluistert de biograaf in, wie die 'Anny' was [...] Mocht een familielid van Anny dit lezen, dan houd ik me van harte aanbevolen.' (Het Leven is wellicht een farce. Geschreven boekopdrachten van E. du Perron, verzameld en ingeleid door Kees Snoek (Amsterdam 2005)). Batten/ Stols 28.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        Coaching Days and Coaching Ways

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1924. Full Morocco. Very Good. 8vo. 18.5 by 12.5 cm. or 7.5 by 5 inches. xv, [i], 376 pp. Fabulous Riviere & Son onlay binding of full crushed morocco. The inlaid scene depicts a mounted groom holding another horse by its reins. Five colors are used in the imagery. This is set off with gilt rules, festoons and dots. The spine has raised bands with French fillet compartments and central motives of a horseshoe, bridle, and riding hat. The binding complements the book's wistful nostalgia for the pre-railroad era when coaches linked distant towns. We are taken down seven major coaching routes -- the Bath, Exeter, Portsmouth, Brighton, Dover, York and Holyhead roads. Captured are the atmosphere of the inns, the colorful characters one might have encountered, the occasional hazards. The work pulls us in as narcotically as a great Trollope, Austen or Thackeray novel, while greatly deepening our understanding of that lost world.Joints repaired. Some rubbing and wear to spine.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques ]
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        Odyssee (graece). Homerou Poiesis. Odysseia. Ex recensione Eduardi Schwartz.

      München: Bremer Presse. 1924. Kl.-Folio. 372 nn. S. Titel von Anna Simons. OPergament mit Rückenvergoldung, goldgeprägt. Deckelfileten u. Kopfgoldschnitt.. XVI. Druck der Bremer Presse, eins von 615 Exemplaren auf Zanders-Bütten, im Handeinband von Frieda Thiersch (signiert F. Th.) - sehr schönes Exemplar

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am St. Vith]
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      1924 - Lisbonne. Un volume in-8 relié (bradel demi peau à coins, faux nerfs), couvertures conservées. Edition originale. Couverture illustrée en couleur, un autoportrait et 3 dessins de l'auteur. (Futurisme, futurismo, futurism, avant garde). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Grand Verre]
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        Der Heilige Sebastian. Malerei auf Glas in Schwarz, Blau u. Goldgelb. 1924. Oben rechts innerhalb der Darstellung in Blau signiert.

      . 33,5 : 24,3 cm (Lichtmass). - Gerahmt.. Im schwarzen Unterrand ausgekratzter Text: "Gewidmet von der Sektion Zürich G S M B u. A / Ihrem Präsidenten Sigismund Rhigini / Anlässlich seiner 20-jährigen Tätigkeit / Mai 1924".

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        The Complete Works of Anatole France

      NY: Gabriel Wells, 1924. THE AUTOGRAPH EDITION. 30 vols., 9-1/8" x 6-1/4", limited to 1075 numbered and signed sets, signed by Anatole France this being copy #357, frontis portrait plate in volume 1, title-pages printed in red and black. Bound in 1/2 tan morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, gilt lettered blue leather spine labels, all edges uncut as issued, hinges fine, in VERY GOOD condition. The definitive edition of this great writers works in English.

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        Lef - Schurnal lewogo fronta. Heftnummer 4, 1924.

      Moskau, Staatsverlag, 1924. 8°, 222 S., 8 Abb.(nach Collagen), Broschur, Rücken mehrheitlich fehlend, einige Blätter vorstehen (Randläsuren) Preis in CHF: 990. Typographischer Umschlag von A. Rodtschenko. Texte von Alexandr Kruschonich, Majakowski, I. Babel, Sergej Tretjakow, I. Grossman-Roschtschin, ua. Collage von P. Citroen, L. S. Popowa, A. M. Lawinski, A. Wesnin, Kluzis, Senkin.

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      London, Hodder & Stoughton, (1924).FIRST EDITION (1924), LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, FULL VELLUM IN DUST JACKET. 4to, approximately 310 x 260 mm, 12½ x 10 inches, publisher's cream vellum with gilt illustration and lettering to upper cover and spine, top edges gilt, 197 pages. Upper cover shows a Pierrot and 3 young women in ball - dresses.12 exquisite mounted colour plates with captioned guards, numerous other beautiful full - page and smaller black and white illustrations. Faintest spotting to vellum, spine just very slightly darker than boards, limitation page and fore - edges slightly foxed, very occasional pale margin fox spot, some captioned guards very slightly foxed. Near Fine excellent copy in scarce original navy blue heavy cloth DUSTWRAPPER, with gilt illustration, decoration and lettering on spine the same as the vellum spine, underneath this is a plain cream paper dustwrapper very slightly worn at extremities. This de luxe edition is No. 287 of 500 copies signed by Nielsen. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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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. Spine faintly cocked, spine tips and corners lightly rubbed, partial faint tanning to endpapers. A clean, bright copy, in excellent condition, in a jacket that is lightly marked in places, with a small hole to rear panel, spine panel tanned and slightly chipped at head. First edition, first impression. The first and the scarcest of the four Pooh books with an initial print run of 4,500. With an early 1960s bookseller&#39;s list and invoice loosely inserted.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Monetary Reform

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1924-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1924: First Edition, First Printings; in scarce, price-clipped dust jacket. In Very Good overall condition, in a Good-Minus dust jacket. Clean pages. Name of former owner on front paste down. Sound binding. Cloth shows light edge wear and rubbing. The dust jacket is fragile, especially along the folds, and has some tape reinforcements made from the verso. The jacket shows chipping, sunning, clipped corners and edge wear. A nice copy overall, rarely seen in a dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Sur les ensembles finis. Extrait de 'Fundamenta Mathematicae', Volume 6, pp. 45-95, [Warsaw, 1924].

      - Sewn offprint without wrappers, slight damage to paper backstrip, uniform light browning, untrimmed and mostly unopened, library sticker and AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION inscription 'Szanownemu Panu Dr. Leonowi Chwistkowi od autora' on upper margin of first page. First edition. 'In 1924 Tarski published [this] first systematic development of a theory of finite sets, based on Zermelo's axioms, but with the negation of the axiom of infinity and no axiom of choice. Dedekind and Hausdorff had envisaged such a project, but Tarski was the first to realize it completely. The eminent French mathematician Denjoy later incorporated substantial portions of the paper into one of his books' (Givent, ibid., p. 49). This copy's presentee, Leon Chwistek (1884-1944) was an avant-garde painter as well as a logician. According to Bertrand Russell, he was one of only six people on the planet (three of whom were Poles) who had read and understood all of Principia Mathematica. In 1928 Chwistek and Tarski found themselves rivals for a newly-created professorship at Lvov University, in what turned out to be a rather messy competition. Outside opinions were canvassed, including that of Russell, who wrote: 'The work of Mr. Tarski I do not at the moment remember and do not have access to at present. In these circumstances I can only say that in choosing Dr. Chwistek you will be choosing a man who will do you credit, but I am not in a position to compare his merits with those of Mr. Tarski'. 'The decision was made in 1930: the job went to Chwistek. Twardowski was much offended, as were the other philosophers because, in their view, Tarski was far and away the superior candidate. The residue of personal rancour lasted, and as a result logic did not bring the mathematicians and philosophers of Lvov together in a unified circle as it had in Warsaw. Nevertheless, relations between Chwistek and Tarski remained good' (A.B. & S. Feferman, Alfred Tarski: Life and Logic, Cambridge, 2004, p. 67).

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        FAIRY TALES BY HANS ANDERSEN. Signed limited.

      London, Hodder & Stoughton, (1924).FIRST EDITION (1924), LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. 4to, 310 x 260 mm, 12½ x 10 inches, publisher's cream vellum with gilt illustration and lettering to upper cover and spine, top edges gilt, the rest untrimmed, pages: 197 pages. There are 2 bindings designs for the upper cover, this one shows the portrait of Andersen framed by 2 large trees. 12 exquisite mounted colour plates with captioned guards, numerous other beautiful full - page and smaller black and white illustrations. Slightest bowing to upper cover, head of spine just very slightly darkened, a touch of rubbing to illustration on spine, fore - edge of page 125 / 126 dusty with 3 tiny splits, due to the lack of trimming in production, contents otherwise clean and bright, no foxing, no inscriptions, all plates and captions perfect. A near Fine copy. This de luxe edition is No. 78 of 500 copies signed in ink by Nielsen on the limitation page. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Leben des Lazarillo von Tormes. Berlin, Propyläen, 1924. 193 S., 1 Bl. Mit 28 (8 ganzseit.) Orig.-Radierungen von Hans Meid. 4°. OHldr. mit RSch. in OPp.-Schuber (Rücken geblichen, Schuber lichtrandig).

      1924. . Jentsch 430 - 437.b.; Schauer II.91.- Eines von 125 (GA 175) nummerierten Exemplaren.- Druck der Radierungen von Carl Sabo auf der Handpresse. Die ganzseitigen Radierungen vom Künstler signiert .- Breitrandiger Druck.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        THE CHATER COLLECTION. Pictures Relating to China, Hong Kong, Macao, 1655 - 1860, with Historical & Descriptive Letterpress.

      London, Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1924.FIRST EDITION 1924 LIMITED TO 750 COPIES THIS BEING No. 326. 4to, approximately 305 x 260 mm, 12½ x 10 inches, photogravure portrait frontispiece, 5 maps, 3 folding, 18 colour plates with tissue guards and 70 plates in monochrome with several images to each plate making a total of 249 images, 528 pages, original publisher's dark green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper cover, top edge gilt. Binding lightly rubbed, some small indentations and scratches to upper cover, slight shelf wear to edges, otherwise a good tight clean copy. Sir Catchick Paul Chater amassed a large collection of historical pictures and engravings relating to China which he gifted to the colony. The Chater Collection was the subject of a work by its curator, James Orange, in 1924, at which time the collection stood at 430 items. Its backbone was the collection of Wyndham Law of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service, and included oil paintings, watercolours, sketches, prints and photographs, most of which are based on landscape scenes of the South China trading ports in the 18th and 19th centuries, and of British activities in China.. The Chater Collection was dispersed and largely destroyed during the Japanese occupation, and only 94 pieces (now an important part of the collection of the Hong Kong Museum of Art) are known to have survived (Wikipedia). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Plakat - Arosa. Orig.-Lithographie.

      1924. 128 x 90 cm, Tadellos Preis in CHF: 3080. Karl Bickel (1886 - 1982), Grafiker, Maler. Erbauer des Paxmals bei Walenstadtberg. Gestaltetet zahlreiche berühmte Plakate unter anderem für die Modefirmen Grieder und PKZ etc.

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        Arabian Nights, The

      1924. First American Trade EditionOf Detmold&#39;s Rarest Book[DETMOLD, Edward J., illustrator]. The Arabian Nights. Tales from the Thousand and One Nights. Illustrated by E.J. Detmold. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, [1925]. First American trade edition. Quarto (10 x 7 7/16 in; 255 x 189 mm). viii, 297, [1 blank] pp. Title-page printed in red and black. Two-color vignette on title-page and 21 black and white line drawings. Twelve tipped-in color plates with descriptive tissue-guards.Publisher&#39;s blue cloth pictorially gilt with a duplicate of the color illustration (facing p.178) on the front cover. A near fine copy, with the gilt bright and fresh, of Detmold&#39;s rarest book in the original cardboard box with the same decoration and illustration on top (upper corners of box neatly strengthened).Detmold illustrated &#147;a number of books of fantasy drawing&#133; which show a vivid imagination, fine drawing and warm coloring&#148; (Houfe, 115)&#147;The Detmold twins were a unique phenomenon in British art, recognized by their contemporaries as a single creative personality &#145;divided between two bodies&#146;. Their remarkable etchings and watercolours of plants and animals, minutely detailed in the Japanese manner, are all prized collector&#146;s items. Charles Frederick and Edward Barton Detmold were born in Putney, south London, on 21 November 1883. Their middle names were later replaced by &#145;Maurice&#146; and &#145;Julius&#146;, but the two boys were generally called Maurice and Edward&#133;At the age of 5 the twins developed a dual passion for drawing and observing animals, and made regular sketching expeditions to Regent&#146;s Park Zoo and the Natural History Museum in South Kensington, where they drew detailed sketches of shells, crayfish, monkey skulls, and hundreds of other animal subjects. Their first book, Pictures from Birdland, comprising 24 colour plates, was published by J.M. Dent for the Christmas market in 1899. The Detmolds&#146; most celebrated joint achievement, and among the finest book illustrations ever produced, was the set of 16 watercolours depicting scenes from Rudyard Kipling&#146;s The Jungle Book. Macmillan first issued these in November 1903&#133;Maurice suddenly committed suicide in April 1908. "Edward was devastated&#133;[but] was determined to carry on with all the various ideas and projects they had originally planned in unison. He joined the ranks of Hodder & Stoughton&#146;s immortal band of gift book illustrators&#133;with the superb 1909 edition of Aesop&#146;s Fables&#133;For George Allen, Detmold illustrated Lemonnier&#146;s Birds and Beasts (1911), and two de luxe volumes by the Nobel prizewinner Maurice Maeterlinck, The Life of the Bee (1911) and Hours of Gladness (1912). He returned to Hodder & Stoughton with another popular animal series for children: The Book of Baby Birds (1912), The Book of Baby Pets (1913), The Book of Baby Dogs (1914), and Our Little Neighbours (1921). His final two opulent gift books for Hodder & Stoughton were Fabre&#146;s Book of Insects (1921), with 12 remarkable colour studies of the beautiful and bizarre denizens of the insect world a seen through Detmold&#146;s &#145;microscope&#146; eye; and The Arabian Nights (1924), a very successful change of direction into the realms of exotic fantasy. On the strength of The Arabian Nights, Detmold could have become one of the greatest illustrators of fantasy and fairy stories&#133;During the 1920s Detmold continued to draw, paint, and hold exhibitions of etchings and drypoints, but it was not long before he retired completely from public life&#133;On 1 July 1957 he committed suicide, nearly half a century after the death of his twin brother&#148; (Richard Dalby, The Golden Age of Children&#146;s Book Illustration, pp. 96-98).

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        Svenska Folkets underbara öden,

      Nordstedt & Söners STockholm, 1924 - 744 S. pages, 18 cm Antiquarisch sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Goldschnitt, swedisch very well preserved, gilt edging k5715 Sprache: sv Gewicht in Gramm: 680 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. 1924. 24X19. Rustica. 2Vol: 1vol, 471Pag. 2vol, 422Pag+2h. Profusamente ilustrada. Suntuosa Obra del Teatro Espanol. Ref 100 Biblioteca A

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        A magician among the spirits

      Harper, 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First Edition, First Printing, with "First Edition" stated on the copyright page. In Good+ condition. Dulling to cloth and gilt stamping. Rubbing to boards, wear to corners and spine ends. Cloth shows light evidence of damp staining, as does the side edge of the page block, with the tide marks bleeding the yellow topstain into some pages. Title page shows discoloration to top and bottom edges; else contents are very good, with clean text, though lightly age toned. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      Imprimerie Lafolye Frères et Cie - París. Chez les auteurs. 1924. Holandesa con puntas. Cinquieme edition. XX+1019Pág. 24X16. Muy raro tratado vinicola profusamente ilustrado. Magnífico. Ref 4.6 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      [Np]. [1924].. 59;51;41 leaves. Quarto. Original autograph manuscript, neatly written in ink on rectos only, with occasional insertions, deletions and revisions. Scattered paperclip dents, a few early leaves creased in margin, but very good, in folding cloth case. The complete autograph manuscript for Byrne&#39;s novel, here denoted "An Untitled Story," in three parts, in which format it was published in CENTURY MAGAZINE (Dec. 1924 - Feb. 1925). It was eventually published in book form by The Century Co. in 1925. Byrne signed and dated the final part at the conclusion, "28 March 1924." A characteristic work by the Irish-American writer, dating from his peripatetic years on the continent. Accompanied by a two page a.l.s. from "Dolly" (i.e. Dorthea Cadogan Byrne), Coolmain Castle, County Cork, 4 July, 1928, two pages, recto and verso of a quarto sheet of mourning stationery, to "My Dear O.R.," giving in considerable detail the circumstances of Donn Byrne&#39;s death on June 18th (he was killed when his car broke through a sea wall on a narrow Irish road). Byrne&#39;s works enjoyed wide popularity, such that a number of posthumously published works and collections continued to appear in the U.S. and U.K. well into the mid-1930s. Though not widely known now, he remains an interesting instance of a writer bridging several cultures by heritage, by accident of birth, and as a consequence of later rootless travel.

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        The Phoenician of 1924 (with Signed Photograph of Barry Goldwater, President of Freshman Class)

      Published Annually By the Senior Class of Phoenix Union High School, Phoenix 1924 - Hand-colored frontispiece. 264p., [8]. Nice picture (signed) of Barry Goldwater and article by him as President of the Freshman Class. He notes his brother Bob was Treasurer. Reg Manning has also signed his photograph in the Senior Class. Kemper Marley was also in the Senior Class who became one of Arizona's wealthiest men and though was identified as the man who ordered the death of Don Bolles, it was never proven. A remarkable item for all its connections. Barry Goldwater and his brother transferred to Staunton Military Academy where they excelled. Barry then received an appointment to West Point but had to decline as Baron Goldwater became ill and he had to return to Phoenix to operate the Goldwater Department Stores. Yet he put all his energies into promoting the store and also strengthening the Republican Party in Arizona which was weak. Little could he have known he would one day be a long term Senator from Arizona and a candidate for President of the United States forty years later. In original paper covers as issued with wear to yapped edges and tear to head but interior clean and with many signatures of classmates most of whom are now deceased.

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        Zu den drei Lilien.

      Privatdruck des Leipziger Bibliophilen-Abends, Leipzig 1924 - 8vo. Mit 1 sign. Orig.-Radierung von Hugo Steiner-Prag. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. 12 S., 2 Bl. OBrosch. m. Buntpapierumschlag. Exemplar Nr. 6 (von 140 numer.) für den Buchkünstler Walter Tiemann (1876-1951), hs. bestimmt, numeriert und signiert von Hugo Steiner-Prag, der auch die Übersetzung vornahm. - Umschlag gering berieben u. etw. gebräunt. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        "Kleinwickelei" originale Radierung ca.23x32cm (Darstellung/image size) auf Büttenpapier (42x52cm) links unten handschriftlich betitelt; unten rechts signiert; Blatt sieben aus einer Serie von elf Radierungen aus der Mappe "Arbeit ist Leben.

      . Eine Wanderung durch die Werke der Siemens & Halske A.-G." Amsler und Ruthard Berlin 1924 [Gesamtauflage 100 Stück].

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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