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        La Pécheresse.

      MORNAY, Paris 1924 - Paris, MORNAY, 1924, petit in-8, broché remplié, couverture couleur chair illustrée en couleurs, 348 pp. Exemplaire sur papier de Rives n° 84 sur 1099. Envoi de George BARBIER "A monsieur Jean Hela. Bien sincèrement." Contient des illustrations par George BARBIER in-texte en couleurs et une hors-texte. "Une des meilleures illustrations de la collection, très côtée" (Carteret, IV, 335). Usures, pliures et salissures à la couverture, dos fendu legèrement aux coiffes. Livres

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        Original manuscript of Bill the Conqueror, carbon typescript with autograph corrections.

      [1924] 1924 - Quarto (US letter, 11 × 8½ ins), 355 leaves typed on one side only, in blue and black ink; with two title pages not paginated. Bound sometime later in blue buckram, spine lettered in gilt. Housed in a dark blue quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Spine a little rubbed and sunned, slight marginal toning, the second title leaf with closed tear at foot, single punch-hole at upper inner corner from first binding, but the condition generally excellent. With extensive pencilled corrections in the author's hand on every page. Original manuscript of Bill the Conqueror, with final corrections for publication, presented by Wodehouse to his musical collaborator Jerome Kern (1885-1945), with the author's signed presentation inscription in ink on the typed title leaf: "To Jerry from Plum - P. G. Wodehouse 1924"; and with Kern's ink inscription below, re-presenting the manuscript to another of his collaborators, the German-born lyricist Gus Kahn (1886-1941): "And after fourteen years' enjoyment Jerry gives it with his affectionate regards to that grand old Wodehouse fan Gus Kahn. June 1938". Bill the Conqueror was first published in the UK on 14 November 1924 by Methuen & Co., London, and in the US on 20 February 1925 by George H. Doran, New York, the story having previously been serialised in the Saturday Evening Post from 24 May to 12 July 1924. The title leaf has Wodehouse's pencilled instructions to the typist: "Note to Typist. Two carbon copies, please. Will you bind them. Note. I have changed the names 'Ernest' and 'Dominic' to 'George' and 'Roderick' throughout. If I have omitted to make the alteration in any place, will you do it. [Signed with initials] PGW." At the foot of the page, Wodehouse has added: "Note. Bind Chapters 1-4 in one cover, apart from Chapters 5-11." And on the second title leaf, to chapters 5 to 11, Wodehouse repeats the instruction: "Note to Typist. Bind Chapters 5-11 in a separate cover from Chapters 1-4. Keep an eye open for the 'George' & 'Roderick' alterations. [Signed with initials] PGW." It is not clear why Wodehouse originally had the typescript bound in two: presumably Jerome Kern had them bound up together for reading. The typescript is corrected for publication, and shows (with a very few minor emendations) the final text as it appears in both the UK and US editions, including several additions made at this typescript. The cast of Bill the Conqueror includes the recurring characters Sir George Pyke (later Lord Tilbury), publishing magnate and founder of the Mammoth Publishing Company (who would later visit Blandings Castle in Heavy Weather (1933)), and his subordinate Percy Pilbeam, who appears in several novels, but is perhaps best known for his involvement with the denizens of Blandings Castle, in Summer Lightning (1929) and Heavy Weather (1933). A whole thesis could be written on Wodehouse's obsessive reworking of the name Bill. He uses it several times in titles: Bill the Conqueror; The Coming of Bill (novel); Good Morning, Bill (play); Bill the Bloodhound (short story in the volume The Man with Two Left Feet, in which Jeeves makes his debut). In Full Moon (1947), one of the imposters flitting round Blandings Castle is Gally's godson Bill Lister, a former amateur boxer turned artist. In Service with a Smile (1961), the muscular young curate Cuthbert "Bill" Bailey objects strongly to being blackmailed into stealing pigs. A recurrent character in the Ukridge stories is Wilberforce "Battling" Billson, another tough guy with a religious streak. Wodehouse even uses it at least twice for female characters: Wilhelmina ("Billie") Bennett in Three Men and a Maid (1922, UK title The Girl on the Boat); and "Bill" Shannon in The Old Reliable (1951). And the generally acknowledged highpoint of Wodehouse's outstanding lyrical work with his musical collaborators, Jerome Kern and Guy Bolton, was the song "Bill", with lyrics written by Wodehouse in 1917 and used by Kern in Showboat. The most likely

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        MANIFESTE DU SURRÉALISME. Poisson soluble.

      Éditions du Sagittaire chez Simon Kra. París, 1924 - . 19 cm. 190 pág., 3 h. Primera edición. * Primera edición de El Manifiesto del Surrealismo, donde se definen cuáles son sus orígenes y los elementos que lo constituyen (la imaginación, el sueño, la escritura automática): "En hommage à Guillaume Apollinaire, qui venait de mourir, et qui, à plusieurs reprises, nous paraissait avoir obéi à un entraînement de ce genre, sans toutefois y avoir sacrifié de médiocres moyens littéraires, Soupault et moi nous désignâmes sous le nom du surréalisme le nouveau mode d'expression pure." Se completa con Poisson Soluble, que recoge 32 textos que ilustran la práctica surrealista y la escritura automática. En la portada indica que es segunda edición, pero en realidad esta mención es ficticia. Surrealismo. Manifiestos. Vanguardias. Modernisme i vanguardies artístiques Libros modernos a partir de 1830 francés [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Little Luxart Library 30 Volume Set w/ Original Box ( Little Leather Library Red Luxart Edition )

      New York: Robert K Haas Inc , Little Leather Library, 1924. RED Little Luxart Edition 30 Volume Set with Original Box -- circa 1924-1925 -- 89 pp. -- Books are in Near Fine to Fine condition. 4"x3" Red embossed floral border trim and title in croft leatherette these were mail order items -- Edition title was changed from Little Leather Library to Little Luxart Library as the publisher Robert Haas felt the term "leather" was misleading in Little Leather Library -- cover are limp and have not hardened or become brittle -- Original Box is in VG- to VG condition -- Box bottom is spliting along seam with some tape where someone attempted to repair it. The top of the box is a marbled light blue with the number 4 writtne on it in ink along with other numbers in various locations on lid as well as some soiling with one corner sear is seperating -- books have alway been in their box and there is only the lightest tanning on endpapers --- The set includes: The Tempest – William Shakespeare, 124 pages. *** A Child’s Garden of Verses – Robert Louis Stevenson, 96 pages. *** Speeches and Letters – George Washington, 127 pages. *** Poems – Robert Burns, 96 pages. *** Barrack-Room Ballads – Rudyard Kipling, 91 pages. *** Fifty Best Poems of England – various authors, 93 pages. *** Ballard of Reading Gaol – Oscar Wild, 93 pages. *** The “Bab” Ballards – W. S. Gilbert, 93 pages. *** Enoch Arden – Alfred Lord Tennyson, 89 pages. *** The Courtship of Miles Standish – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 85 pages. *** Short Stories – Guy de Maupassant, 90 pages. *** Dreams – Olive Schrewer, 128 pages. *** The Ancient Mariner – Samuel T Coleridge, 91 pages. *** Lays of Ancient Rome – Thomas Babington Macaulay, 93 pages. *** Friendship and Other Essays – Henry David Thoreau, 92 pages. *** Essays – Ralph Waldo Emerson, 96 pages. *** The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – R. L. Stevenson, 120 pages. *** The Happy Prince and Other Tales – Oscar Wilde, 91 pages. *** The Gold-Bug – Edgar Allan Poe, 93 pages. *** Fifty Best Poems of America – various authors, 96 pages. *** The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, with an essay on Omar Khayyam – Edward Fitzgerald, 96 pages. **** Poems – Robert Browning, 94 pages. *** A Midsummer Night’s Dream – William Shakespeare, 118 pages. *** The Coming of Arthur – Alfred Tennyson, 95 pages. *** Speeches and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln – 96 pages. *** Will o’ The Mill and Markheim – Robert Louis Stevenson, 89 pages. *** Salome – A Tragedy in One Act – Oscar Wilde, 92 pages. *** The Man Without A Country – Edward Everett Hale, 88 pages. *** Sherlock Holmes – Sir A. Conan Doyle, 96 pages. *** The Greatest Thing in the World – Henry Drummond, 87 pages. First Thus. Leatherette. Near Fine. Illus. by w/ B&W Illustrations. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall. Macro-Miniature.

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        S/W Porträt-Photographie. [ca. 14,7 x 10,3 cm].

      [Dresden], E. Raupp, 1924.. . Prägestempel mit Datum. - Erwin Raupp (1855? - 1931) war Hofphotograph in Dresden und ein bekannter Porträtist. Er porträtierte bekannte Künstler wie Franz Lenbach und den Schriftsteller Karl May, dessen bekannteste Porträts von ihm stammen. - May (1842 - 1912), war ab 1875 Redakteur bei H. G. Münchmeyer in Dresden und betreute verschiedene Unterhaltungsblätter (u.a. "Deutsches Familienblatt"). Seit 1877 freier Schriftsteller, schrieb er zunächst erzgebirgische Dorfgeschichten und exotische Novellen. In Pustets Familienzeitschrift "Deutscher Hausschatz" (1879 erhielt M. einen festen Mitarbeitervertrag) erschienen mit Unterbrechungen bis 1898 die sogenannten Reiseerzählungen aus fernen Ländern (u.a. Indianer-Erzählungen; Giölgeda padishanün, 1881, der erste Teil des Orientzyklus, aus dem später u.a. Durch die Wüste hervorging). Seit 1896 lebte er in Radebeul. Seit 1892 brachte der Freiburger Verleger Friedrich Ernst Fehsenfeld M.s Gesammelte Reiseromane heraus; sie wurden von M. zum Teil aus den Zeitschriftenpublikationen erarbeitet, zum Teil eigens für diese Ausgabe verfaßt (u.a. Winnetou I, 1893; Weihnacht, 1897). Vor die Öffentlichkeit trat er mit dem Anspruch, als Old Shatterhand oder Kara Ben Nemsi alle von ihm geschilderten Abenteuer selbst erlebt zu haben. M.s Reise- und Jugenderzählungen sind ethnographisch fundierte Abenteuererzählungen mit charismatischen Helden. M. stellte das Wunsch-Ich in das Zentrum seines Werks und hielt der Realität eine utopische Welt entgegen. (DBE) - Hier ein späterer Abzug eines Porträts auf einem Karton präsentiert.

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        MANIFESTE DU SURREALISME. POISSON SOLUBLE. (Weight= 192 grams)

      ED. AUX EDITIONS DU SAGITTAIRE, CHEZ SIMON KRA 1924. IN 8. BR [MOY]. 194 PP. [MOY], PARIS - ANCIEN MODERN BIBLIO RELIURE BOOK

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        VICTORIA OCAMPO, IMPORTANTE COLECCION - (ARCHIVE - A RARE LOT of 208 items) - Lote de 208 ejemplares: libros firmados, primeras ediciones, revistas Sur, traducciones, notas periodísticas y libros sobre la escritora más importante de la Argentina

      Buenos Aires 1924 - Disponible el detalle completo de las obras del lote, a solicitud del cliente. === INCLUYE 2 LIBROS DEDICADOS Y FIRMADOS POR VICTORIA OCAMPO: Juan Sebastián Bach, El hombre, Ed. Sur, 1964, primera edición y Vivant por Paul Valéry, Cahiers du Sud, 1946, texto en francés. === Victoria Ocampo (7 abril 1890 a 27 enero 1979) fue una escritora e intelectual argentina, descrita por Jorge Luis Borges como "La mujer más argentina". Conocida como editora de la legendaria revista literaria Sur, fue también escritora y crítica por derecho propio, y una de las mujeres sudamericanas más importantes de su época. En Buenos Aires, fue una pieza clave de la escena intelectual de los años 1920 y 1930. Fundó y editó Sur, que se convirtió en la revista literaria más importante de su tiempo en América Latina, publicando textos de Jorge Luis Borges, Ernesto Sábato, Adolfo Bioy Casares, Julio Cortázar, José Ortega y Gasset, Manuel Peyrou , Albert Camus, Enrique Anderson Imbert, José Bianco, Santiago Davobe, Ezequiel Martínez Estrada, Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, Waldo Frank, Gabriela Mistral, Eduardo Mallea, Silvina Ocampo (su hermana menor), Alfonso Reyes Enrique Pezzoni y otros. Durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, en colaboración con su amiga y traductora Peregrina Pastorino, editó y apoyó la revista anti-nazi Lettres Françaises dirigida por Roger Caillois. En 1946 fue la única argentina que asistió a los juicios de Nuremberg. Se convirtió en miembro de la Academia Argentina de Letras en 1976 (la primera mujer admitida en la Academia, asumió formalmente su asiento el 23 de junio de 1977). En "Villa Ocampo", su residencia en San Isidro, donada luego a la Unesco, fueron huéspedes Igor Stravinsky, André Malraux y Rabindranath Tagore además de Indira Gandhi, José Ortega y Gasset, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Ernest Ansermet, y Rafael Alberti. El lote incluye primeras ediciones, ejemplares firmados y dedicados, artículos publicados por Sur y otras revistas, libros prologados y traducidos por la autora, así como también recortes de periódico de la época. [Victoria Ocampo (April 7, 1890 - January 27, 1979) was an argentine writer and intellectual, described by Jorge Luis Borges as La mujer más argentina ("the quintessential argentine woman"). Best known as publisher of the legendary literary magazine Sur, she was also a writer and critic in her own right and one of the most prominent South American women of her time. She was founder (1931) and publisher of the magazine Sur, the most important literary magazine of its time in Latin America. Among the writers published in Sur were Jorge Luis Borges, Ernesto Sabato, Adolfo Bioy Casares, Julio Cortázar, José Ortega y Gasset, Manuel Peyrou, Albert Camus, Enrique Anderson Imbert, José Bianco, Santiago Davobe, Ezequiel Martínez Estrada, Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, Waldo Frank, Gabriela Mistral, Eduardo Mallea, Silvina Ocampo (her younger sister), Alfonso Reyes, and Enrique Pezzoni. During World War II, she supported and edited from Argentina in collaboration with her friend and translator Peregrina Pastorino, the anti-Nazi magazine "Lettres Francaises" directed by Roger Caillois and in 1946 she was the only Argentinean who attended the Nuremberg Trials. She was made a member of the Argentine Academy of Letters in 1976 (the first woman ever admitted to the Academy; she formally took her seat on June 23, 1977). At "Villa Ocampo", her house in San Isidro eventually donated to Unesco, Igor Stravinsky, André Malraux and Rabindranath Tagore had been her guests, also Indira Gandhi, José Ortega y Gasset, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Ernest Ansermet, Rafael Alberti. THE COLLECTION INCLUDES FIRST EDITIONS, SIGNED BOOKS, ARTICLES, PROLOGUES AND MAGAZINES PUBLISHED BY SUR. === COMPLETE LIST OF ITEMS, AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST] === [Libro en Español / Book in Spanish] === LITERATURA ARGENTINA - REVISTAS LITERARIAS === [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Wind in the Willows. Illustrated by Nancy Barnhart.

      London, Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1924 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in blue morocco, titles and elaborate tooling to spine, rasied bands, decorative rules to boards with corner-pieces, twin rule to turn-ins with corner-pieces, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Minor foxing to a couple of leaves, an excellent copy in a fine binding. Sixteenth edition, signed by the author on the half-title. Signed copies of this book are rare. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Die Wallfahrt zu Gott Als Manuskript gedruckt. (Druckwidmung: 'Herrn Friedrich Haux - Ebingen In Dankbarkeit gewidmet').

      Dezember 1924. - gr8° (24x17), 35 Bl., OKart (Brosch) mit TitelPrägung, der empfindliche Umschlag gering angeschmutzt, sonst fest und sauber, gutes Exemplar, unpersönliche handschriftliche Verfasserwidmung auf Vorsatz: 'Zur Erinnerung an Ernstes / und Fröhliches! / 15. III. 1925 / Kurt Kiesinger'.-- Kurt Georg Kiesinger (1904-1988) Dritter Bundeskanzler der Bundesrepublik und späterer Ministerpräsident von Baden-Württemberg war gebürtig aus Ebingen; er absolvierte das katholische Lehrerseminar in Rottweil. In diese kurze Zeit fällt seine Beschäftigung mit Lyrik. Er veröffentlichte 1924 den vorliegenden Gedichtband, den er an Bekannte und Freunde verteilte, mit dem Gedanken Dichter zu werden. Die Themen der durchaus von großem Talent zeugenden Gedichte beschäftigen sich mit Religiösität, Naturverbundenheit und philosophischen Gedanken; sie geben damit auch Aufschluss über die geistig-seelischen Befindlichkeiten des jungen Kurt Georg Kiesinger. Ein Jahr später begann Kiesinger in Tübingen sein Geschichts- und Philosophiestudium, wechselte aber schon im Folgejahr nach Berlin ins juristische Fach. Anfangs als Kanzleianwalt kam er 1940 ins Reichsaussenministerium. Seine umstrittene Aktivität im Staatsapparat des Dritten Reichs wurde später als Mitläufertum eingestuft und Kiesinger vollständig entlastet. Kiesinger galt stets als exzellenter Redner.--- RARISSIMUM! -- [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Magician Among the Spirits

      Harper Brothers, New York 1924 - A superb copy of this classic Houdini work in a splendid dust jacket. Handsomely bound in vertically ribbed blue-gray cloth stamped brightly in gilt on the front boards and on the spine. With yellow topstaining. Very clean and tight throughout; virtually unread. With a photographic frontispiece of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini at the Auto Club of London. All photos and diagrams are present. A lovely copy in a splendid dust jacket printed in black on blue-green paper. With the original price of $4.00 at the top of the inside front flap. With a touch of darkening to the spine and tiny chips at the top and bottom of the spine ends and at two of the corners. Printed on heavy stock, the jacket is sturdy and substantial. With touch of sunning to the top and bottom edges of the spine. A very handsome, collectible copy of Houdini's work on Spiritualism. Scarce in dust jacket in this condition. In the 1920s Houdini turned his energies toward debunking psychics and mediums, a pursuit that inspired and was followed by latter-day stage magicians. Houdini's training in magic allowed him to expose frauds who had successfully fooled many scientists and academics. He was a member of a Scientific American committee that offered a cash prize to any medium who could successfully demonstrate supernatural abilities. None was able to do so, and the prize was never collected. The first to be tested was medium George Valentine of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. As his fame as a "ghostbuster" grew, Houdini took to attending séances in disguise, accompanied by a reporter and police officer. Possibly the most famous medium whom he debunked was Mina Crandon, also known as "Margery". Houdini chronicled his debunking exploits in his book, A Magician Among the Spirits, co-authored with C. M. Eddy, Jr. (uncredited). These activities cost Houdini the friendship of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle, a firm believer in Spiritualism during his later years, refused to believe any of Houdini's exposés. Doyle came to believe that Houdini was a powerful spiritualist medium, and had performed many of his stunts by means of paranormal abilities and was using these abilities to block those of other mediums that he was "debunking". This disagreement led to the two men becoming public antagonists and led Sir Arthur to view Houdini as a dangerous enemy. (Wikipedia) First Edition. Stated "First Edition" with code "C-Y" on the copyright page [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Truman Capote's original Birth Certificate. [ In Cold Blood, Breakfast At Tiffiny's. A Christmas Memory].

      Parish of New Orleans, New Orleans 1924 - First Edition. Truman Capote's original Birth Certificate - issued in the parish of New Orleans & registered the 3rd day of October, 1924 & showing the birth of Truman Streckfus Persons, September 30th, 1924. A unique document. A bit tattered but still quite bright & clean. In 1928, when Truman was 4, the Certificate was given by Capote's mother, Lillie Mae Faulk Persons [soon to be Capote] to her sister, Lucille Faulk Ingram for safekeeping. Lillie Mae was off to New York to make a new life leaving Truman to the care & nurturing of his Monroeville relatives. Outside of the cousins Truman lived with as a child, Lucille Faulk Ingram & her daughter, Cecilia, were his closest kin. As a fledgling writer looking for solitude, it was in the comfort of Lucille Ingram's home that Truman began to write his first novel, Other Voices, Other Rooms. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        THE WESTERN RESERVE AND ITS MEDICAL TRADITIONS: An Address Delivered at the Dedication of the New Medical Building . By Harvey Cushing, M.D., Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School.

      Privately printed, 1924, Cleveland - Cushing, Harvey, M.D. THE WESTERN RESERVE AND ITS MEDICAL TRADITIONS: An Address Delivered at the Dedication of the New Medical Building. By Harvey Cushing, M.D., Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School. Cleveland, Ohio: Privately printed, 1924. Inscribed Family Presentation Copy. First Edition. Fine leather binding with the original paper wraps bound in. Signed by Cushing on the front cover with a brief inscription for his nephew: "Edward H. Cushing / from / H.C." Cushing family bookplate on the front pastedown with the ownership signature of E. H. Cushing. The bookplate, designed by Harvey Cushing himself, incorporates his family crest and motto, along with the initials of the long line of doctors from the Cushing family and the years they graduated medical school. Cushing signed with his initials "HC" when the recipient was family or close friend. For those inscriptions to folks he did not know well, he signed in full. Handsomely bound in half-leather over burgundy cloth. Gilt spine title and ruling. Original printed gray paper covers bound in. 8vo., 33pp followed by (50) blank leaves evidently added by the binder to enhance the appearance of the volume for the Cushing family. Small binder’s ticket on rear pastedown (W.A. De Podesta / Art Book Binder / Cleveland.) Map illustration facing the first page of text. A very good or better copy with sound, tight binding. Some light rubbing and wear to the extremities and along the outer joints. Modest age-toning to the endpapers and some darkening of the fore-edge areas adjacent to the leather corners. Text pages clean and unmarked. No creasing, tears or other flaws to the paper covers. A superb Cushing item (1869-1939), noted American neurosurgeon, an innovator of brain surgery, and the first to describe Cushing’s syndrome. Often called the father of modern neurosurgery, Cushing was a professor at Harvard starting in 1911, later served in a medical capacity with allied forces in World War I, and was with the Yale University School of Medicine from 1933 until his retirement in 1937. His literary credits include a 1926 Pulitzer Prize for his biography of another medical pioneer, Sir William Osler. Cushing Bibliography no. 224. "The essay shows evidence of much patient research, but as with the 'Osler' it was obviously a labor of love, since there was nothing that stirred him [Cushing] more than the stories of his pioneering forebears on both sides of the family who, discontented with their lot in New England journeyed to the Western Reserve where they set up their own vigorous way of life, their schools, and their traditions in medicine" - Fulton, Harvey Cushing, pp. 511. A very nice example of this very desirable Cushing publication uncommon in any condition, and unique as a family association. Custom slipcase in fine condition. [30754] $3250 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Temple Shakespeare

      [1924-1930]. Temple edition. 5" x 4 1/4". Prefaces by Israel Gollancz. Frontispieces. Later 3/4 gilt stamped tan calf, red and green spine labels by Sangorski & Sutcliffe London, for Dutton's, New York. Marble endpapers. Very good (minor rubbing at edges). 19 volumes.An attractive set.

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        La Maison de la Petite Livia. Note de Rene Boylesve. Images de Armand Rassenfosse. [Inlaid bookbinding by Max Fonseque].

      Paris "La Connaissance" 9, Galerie de la Madeleine, 9 MCMXXIV (1924). - [Colophon]: La Maison de la Petite Livia de Pierre de Querlon a ete editee en 1924 a la memoire de son auteur, par la Maison a l'enseigne "La Connaissance" et sous la devise: "On se lasse de tout, excepte de connaitre", sise a Paris, 9, galerie de la Madeleine. C'est le 10e volume de la collection d'art in-8o raisin. Il a ete compose a Valence-sur-Rhone sur les presses de Champollion par Jules Ceas et Fils, et tire a: 5 exemplaires sur Japon ancien, reimpose; 15 exemplaires sur Japon imperial; 50 exemplaires sur Madagascar, reserves aux Medecins et Avocats Bibliophiles; Ces exemplaires comportent une suite en noir des images. [This copy is one with the extra set of plates in black & white, mentioned above; on Arches paper, numbered 75]. 350 exemplaires sur verge d'Arches a la forme. Les dessins hors-texte et bandeaux, sont de Armand Rassenfosse. Ils ont ete reproduits en phototypie par Paul Vigier et Cie, de Paris, et colories au pochoir par Ferrariello. Le portrait est la reproduction d'un medaillon du sculpteur P. Sicard. Exemplaire justifie: 75 Imprime pour [blank]. Size of binding: 6 1/2 x 10", xii, 101pp, illustrated with 15 pochoir colored plates & an extra set of black & white versions of the above plates, each bound in together; featuring art-deco influenced watercolors of female nudes or semi-nudes, in classical dress, & in attitudes of the dance, by Armand Rassenfosse; 4 black & white plates of classical borders,motifs, etc. (these 4 plates in back show some tan spotting). Frontispiece repro. of a medallion of Pierre de Querlon by F. Sicard. Art-deco influenced, inlaid binding by Max Fonseque, with his gilt stamped name in the lower margin of front, inner leather turn-in. Bound in full, dark brown crushed morocco with spine with 5 raised bands, simple gilt author's name & title in 2 spine compartments. Front cover & back cover feature design of broken lines running vertically on the two sections of brown leather, surrounding central design; the central, 1 1/4 x 10" vertical sections are finely-executed design inlays in 8 different colors of leathers on front: showing the "petite maison"(house) of Livia in light brown with 2 brown/gray rising poplar or cedar trees, against a red setting sun, deep blue-green sky with areas of brown hills, 3 shades of green sections in foreground; back features a design in 6 colors of leathers of 2 rising umbrella-like pine trees, with green foregrounds, brown hills & blue sky in background, turn-ins are dark brown morocco framing a gold foil bordered inlay of black & gold silk, this rich material is repeated on the first flyleaf as an endpaper & with back & front of first & second flyleaves lined with a deep red-brown, gold-shot paper. Small circular former collector's number label at top of flyleaf facing the halftitle. Top edge gilt, sewn headbands. Preserved in a sturdy, tan felt-lined slipcase with brown morocco leather facing to the front edges, covered with a dark brown & green & gold marbled paper. Binding in fine (perfect) condition; edges, corners of slipcase show slight, age-related rubbing; some of the "classical" red ink printed head or tail-pieces in text have occasionally transfered lightly to facing page. Biography, notes & examples of Max Fonseque's bookbindings can be found in : "Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding French Masterpieces 1880-1940", by Alastair Duncan & Georges De Bartha; Abrams, 1989; p. 90 & 191. Max Fonseque bindings are rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'APPRENTIE. Préface de Henry Céard. Eaux-fortes et pointes sèches dessinées et gravées par Auguste Brouet.

      1924 - Paris, Frédéric Grégoire, 1924. Grand in-quarto (226 X 284) maroquin cerise, dos quatre nerfs, auteur et titre dorés, coupes et coiffes ornées, doublure de soie moirée lie-de-vin bordée d'un cadre de même maroquin décoré d'un filet doré, gardes de soie moirée grenat, contregardes de papier marbré or et argent, tête dorée, plats et dos de la couverture conservés, étui bordé (TRINCKVEL) ; (2) ff. blancs, (1) f. contenant un dessin original, faux-titre, portrait frontispice, titre en rouge et noir orné d'une vignette, VIII-185 pages, (1) f. d'achevé d'imprimer. BELLE ÉDITION ILLUSTRÉE de ce texte dont l'édition originale a paru en 1908. Elle contient un PORTRAIT de l'auteur en couverture, repris en frontispice, une vignette de titre, 12 PLANCHES hors-texte en deux états, et 12 têtes de chapitre et culs-de-lampe d'Auguste BROUET. Tirage limité à 162 EXEMPLAIRES, celui-ci un des 110 numérotés sur vélin blanc d'Arches (n°74). Exemplaire enrichi d'un MAGNIFIQUE DESSIN ORIGINAL à l'encre noire et à l'aquarelle, à pleine page, signé par Auguste Brouet. Un petit MOT AUTOGRAPHE signé par l'auteur, daté du « 4 mars 1919 » et adressé à l'éditeur Van Bever, a été contrecollé sur le second feuillet blanc. Auguste BROUET (1872-1841) est un graveur peu connu du grand public mais très recherché par les amateurs, et dont Gustave Geffroy disait qu'il était «illustre dans la pénombre», expression qui mettait l'accent, en outre, sur ce clair obscur qu'il pratiquait selon la leçon de Rembrandt. BEL EXEMPLAIRE en maroquin janséniste de TRINCKVEL. (Monod, 5233 - Benezit,T. II, p. 333 - Mahé,"Bibliographie des livres de luxe", T. II, p. 190). FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Manuel de l'Amateur de Reliures Armoriées Françaises.

      Paris: Bosse-1932. 1924 - Sheets loose as issued in paper chemises and glassine wraps. A few vols. with damges to lower part of spines, not affecting the plates. 4to. Vols 1-24. 2,485 plates with an index at the rear of each volume.24 fasc. in-4, br. (quelques couvertures usagées, bon état intérieur) 1re série (Bandes et barres), planches 1-119. - , XXIV p., 119 pl. ; 2e série (chevrons). 1re partie: planches 120 à 228. - 1925, planches 120 à 228 ; 3e série (chevrons). 2e partie: planches 229 à 831. - 1925, 13 p., pl. ; 4e série (chevrons). 3e partie: planches 332 à 440. - 1925 ; 5e série (Fasces) 1re partie: planches 441 à 563. - 1925, 146 p. ; 6e série (Fasces) 2e partie: planches 564 à 681. 1926, non pag. 7e série. Fasces (3e partie). Pals. Croix (1re partie). Planches 682 à 781. - , 14 p. et planches. [9310] ; 8e série (Croix (2e partie). - 1926, pl. 782 à 890 ; 9e série Croix (3e parties Sautoirs. - 1926, 12 p., et pl. 891 à 990 ; 10e série. Meubles. 1e partie. - 1927, 12 p., et pl. 991 à 1088 ; 11e série (meubles) 2e partie. - 1927, pl. 1089 à 1187 12e série (meubles). Troisième partie. Planches 1188 à 1283. - 1928. (12 mars.) In-4, 14 p. et planches. ; 13e série (meubles). Quatrième partie. Planches 1284 à 1383. - 1928, 13 p., pl. ; 14e série = Meubles = 5e partie Pl. 1384 à 1475 - 15e série (meubles) sixième partie. Pl 1476 à 1561. - 1929, 8 p., pl. ; 16e série (meubles) septième partie: planches 1562 à 1673. - 1929, 13 p. pl. 17e série (meubles). Huitième partie: planches 1674 à 1769. , 10 p., pl. 18e série: Planches 1770 à 1864 19e série: Planches 1865 à 1967 20e sére, Planches 1968 à 2076 21e série, 15e partie, planches 2077 à 2177 22e série, 15e partie, planches 2178 à 2278 23e série, 15e partie, planches 2274 à 2374 24e série. 15e partie, planches 2375 à 2485 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Cat and the Moon and Certain Poems

      Cuala Press, Merrion Square, Dublin, 1924 - One of 500 copies Fine copy [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE MARBLE FAUN

      Boston Four Seas Company 1924 - First edition. Original olive marbled paper covered boards, with printed paper labels on upper cover and spine, in the original dustwrapper, which is printed in green. A couple of millimetres of fraying to the top of the spine but a very good copy indeed in a near fine dustwrapper, which is clean and complete with just a little fraying and a couple of short closed tears to the spine, and some minor marks. Overall an extremely well preserved copy of a rare and fragile book. The author's very rare first book, printed in an edition of about 500 copies, of which it is estimated barely 100 now exist. A collection of verse in a pastoral cycle, of which Phil Stone prophetically said in his preface, "these are primarily the poems of youth and a simple heart. It is seldom that much can be truthfully said for a first book beyond that it shows promise. And I think these poems show promise." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company. (1924). Reprint. Illustrations in color by Edna Cooke. Line drawings by Felix O.C. Darley. Spine a little sunned and the lettering a bit rubbed but readable, a very good copy. Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.'s copy with his bookplate and juvenile pencil signature ("Joe Kennedy"). Kennedy was the oldest of the nine Kennedy siblings and was considered the scion of the family. His death in WWII propelled his brother John F. Kennedy into the family's political leadership role. It also prompted JFK to write a memoir of his brother, As We Remember Joe. A very uncommon signature. .

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        LA MAITRESSE SERVANTE. Illustrations de Gaston Balande. [2 volumes].

      1924 - Paris, Editions Lapina, 1924. Deux volumes in-quarto : premier volume (219 X 276) maroquin bordeaux, plats ornés d'un double encadrement de listel maroquin violine avec au centre un décor polychrome de maroquins mosaïqués reproduisant deux dessins de l'illustrateur, dos quatre nerfs filetés à froid, caissons avec encadrement de deux listels de maroquin havane, auteur et titre dorés, date en queue, coupes et coiffes filetées, bordure intérieure ornée d'un double encadrement de filets dorés et d'un listel de maroquin violine, gardes de moire violette, tranches dorées, plats et dos de la couverture conservés, étui bordé (A. BERNASCONI) ; (2) ff. blancs, titre en deux couleurs avec vignette gravée, faux-titre, (1) f. (dédicace à André Dally), 200 pages, (1) f. (achevé dimprimer et justification du tirage), (1) f. blanc, spécimen typographique de quatre pages relié in fine contenant une gravure hors-texte ; second volume (225 X 276) demi-maroquin violine à coins, dos identique au premier volume avec la mention « gravures » dorée en queue, tête dorée ; 456 planches hors-texte. PREMIERE EDITION illustrée de 76 EAUX-FORTES originales, tirées au chiffon, dessinées et gravées par Gaston BALANDE, dont une vignette de titre, douze hors-texte, 35 en-têtes, 28 culs-de-lampe et des lettrines en couleurs. Publié en 1911, ce roman dresse un tableau de la vie rurale intimiste du début du vingtième siècle dans la Charente limousine. Le texte a été revu par les auteurs pour cette édition. Tirage limité à 425 exemplaires, dont 25 hors-commerce. Un des 15 EXEMPLAIRES imprimés sur vieux JAPON (n°2) comportant une SUITE de toutes les illustrations en SIX ETATS différents dont deux sur Japon et quatre sur Chine, reliée à part. Gaston BALANDE (1880-1971) est un peintre et graveur essentiellement connu pour ses paysages, bien que son inspiration soit d'une étonnante richesse et variété. Son ?uvre gravée rappelle sa première manière, dominée par des couleurs sombres, des gris de nuances variées, le marron foncé, le noir, dont il accentue ici les contrastes. Ses gravures au graphisme harmonieux sont admirablement composées et ses paysages mis en scène d'une façon telle qu'ils demeurent toujours animés d'une profonde puissance évocatrice. « Gaston Balande a fait pour "La Maîtresse servante" de Jérôme et Jean Tharaud des eaux-fortes remarquables où les blancs et les noirs atteignent la perfection » (Hesse). SUPERBE RELIURE mosaïquée d'Alain BERNASCONI, d'une parfaite exécution. MAGNIFIQUE EXEMPLAIRE, en tout point parfait. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        in our time

      Three Mountains Press, Paris 1924 - FIRST EDITION, number 80 of only 170 copies, of Hemingway's second book - the book that would define his style and help launch his career. Printed on Rives hand-made paper and with woodcut portrait frontispiece after Henry Strater. "From their first appearance in 1924, the in our time chapters have been recognized by their author, readers, and critics as profoundly compelling prose in an altogether new form. '[I]t is where I think I have gotten hold of it,' Hemingway wrote to Edmund Wilson a few months after finishing them (25 Nov. 1923, in Selected Letters 105). Wilson, the most influential critic of his time for Hemingway's generation, agreed: '[H]is prose is of the first distinction,' Wilson declared in on of the book's first reviews and added, 'he is? strikingly original, and in the dry compressed little vignettes of In Our Time [sic], has almost invented a form of his own' ('Dry Points' 120)? "Numerous other reviewers, who had never heard of Ernest Hemingway, shared Wilson's enthusiasm, and even those repelled by Hemingway's violent subject matter acknowledged the power of his prose. Fellow writers, too, recognized that, as Scott Fitzgerald put it in recommending the book to his publisher, 'He's the real thing.'" (Cohen, Hemingway's Laboratory: The Paris in our time). Provenance: With decorative bookplate of Helen Hamilton by the noted American artist Ralph Fletcher Seymour on front pastedown. Hamilton is possibly the American writer and political activist Helen Hamilton Gardener (1853-1925). Paris: Three Mountains Press, 1924. Tall octavo, original publisher's decorated tan paper boards; custom cloth box. A few spots of rubbing to spine, one corner lightly bumped; boards a little bowed; usual discoloration to endpapers. A very nice copy. With only 170 copies printed, the scarcest of all Hemingway titles. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        When We Were Very Young. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1924 - Quarto. Original red cloth backed grey boards, printed paper label to upper board. With the dust jacket. Housed in an orange quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. Light partial toning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed and toned jacket with a few short closed tears. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 100 numbered copies on handmade paper signed by both the author and illustrator on the limitation. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG.

      Methuen & Co. Ltd. London. 1924 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Beautifully illustrated throughout with Shepard's wonderful line drawings. A very good, clean copy in publishers original dark blue cloth binding with gilt stamped illustration showing Bo Peep, the Butter loving King and Christopher Robin on front board, within a gilt ruled border. Rear board with gilt illustration of Christopher Robin peering through curtains. Top edge gilt. Minor rubbing to the extremities but generally very good indeed. Some light offsetting to blank free endpapers and previous owners name, and date (Christmas 1924), written neatly on front free endpaper but still overall a better than very good, clean copy.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        When We Were Very Young

      Methuen 1924, London - pp x., [2], 100. illustrated. TEG A nice copy in the publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt decoration to boards. The usual small amount of bumping to head and tail of the spine, but no offsetting to the plain endpapers as is usually the case. Nice clean text. This copy is a slightly slanted. 210c [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA ILAB & ibooknet]
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        Memoires. Ecrits par lui-même. Edition nouvelle publiée sous la direction de Raoul Vèze, d'après le texte de l'édition princeps Leipzig - bruxelles - Paris (1826 - 1838). Variantes et commentaires historiques et critiques.

      Aux Editions de la Sirène, Paris, 1924 - 12 volumes. Paris, Aux Editions de la Sirène 1924-1935. Grand-8°. Chaque volume accompagné par plusieurs planches d'illustrations. Demi parchemin, pièce de titre rouge, tranche de tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés. (Reliure Schumacher Berne). Première éditon critique des célèbres memoires. Exemplaire sur alfa vergé (après 280 exemplaires nummérotés). L'édition est basée sur la traduction établie par Jean Larorgue pour la première édition française de 1826. Les mémoires fut publié 1822 en alemand par F.A. Brockhaus d'après le texte originale de Casanova. Le manuscrit originale resté caché par Brockhaus fut publié avec les édition Plon et Brockhaus qu'en 1960. Notre édition dit "La Sirène" reste apprécié par les casanoviste pour la qualité des commentaires et de son iconographie. - Exemplaire en parfait état bien et soigneusement reliée, avec soin. Sprache: Französisch Demi parchemin, pièce de titre rouge, tranche de tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés. (Reliure Schumacher Berne). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        When We Were Very Young. 1st edition 2nd issue

      Methuen & Co Ltd, London 1924 - x; 100pp. First edition, second issue with roman numeral ix present on contents page. G : in good condition without dust jacket and in clear protective wraps. Minor wear to corners and spine ends. Endpapers browned. Occasional light marking within. Dedicatory inscription to fep Blue hardback cloth cover with gilt illustrations on covers [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        FOURTEEN SONGS FROM WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG.

      Methuen & Co. [1924], London - Milne, A. A. FOURTEEN SONGS FROM WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG. London: Methuen & Co, [1924]. First Edition. From TBCL's Children's Bookcase. First Edition in Four Parts, of Milne's wonderful children's verses from When We Were Very Young, this first of the Christopher Robin books, set to music by H. Fraser-Simson. Sm 4to., 34pp. A fine copy bound in modern gilt-titled red cloth, hand-made custom blue endpapers; contents near fine, without blemish. A splendid example. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Niebelungen. Mit 44 Original-Radierungen von Alois Kolb.

      Karl W. Hiersemann., Leipzig. 1924 - Leipzig. Karl W. Hiersemann. (1924). Folio. 274 S., 1 Blatt. OHalbpergament mit Rückengoldtitel. Eine Radierung mit Blatteinriss, dieser sauber hinterlegt. Sonst sehr gutes, frisches Exemplar. Nummer 278 von 450 handschriftlich nummerierten Exemplaren. Mit 44 Original-Radierungen von Alois Kolb, darunter 15 ganzseitige. Diese sind handschriftlich vom Künstler signiert. Die Abzüge erfolgten von Hand auf den Pressen der Staatlichen Akademie für Graphische Künste und bei O. Felsing, beide Leipzig. Druck auf Büttenpapier. Auf dem Innendeckel ein lose montiertes Exelibris, Originalradierung, Nummer 37 von 100 signierten (nicht verifiziert). Eine Radierung mit Blatteinriss, dieser sauber hinterlegt. Sonst sehr gutes, frisches Exemplar. OHalbpergament mit Rückengoldtitel. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Winnie-the-Pooh Books, Complete Four Volumes:] When We Were Very Young; Winnie-the-Pooh; Now We Are Six; The House at Pooh Corner

      Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1924, 1926, 1927, 1928, London - 4 volumes, all first impressions of the first editions, illustrated by E.H. Shepard, in dust jackets, with custom slipcase. "When We Were Young": pp. x (does not have numbering at ix), [100], gilt-framed navy blue cloth, gilt front and rear cover decorations and spine lettering, top edge gilt, plain endpapers. Bookplate on front pastedown partially hidden by dust jacket flap, tiny bookseller ticket to rear pastedown, very light tanning to endpapers, corners of rear cover lightly bumped, otherwise a clean bright copy. Dust jacket soiled and browned, chips to the tips and spine ends affecting the word "When" of the title. "Winnie-the-Pooh": pp. xi, 158. Gilt-framed green cloth, gilt cover decoration and spine lettering, top edge gilt, map endpapers. Lower tip of p. 149/150 missing, endpapers very lightly tanned in the gutters beyond the jacket flaps, else a very clean and bright copy. Dust jacket soiled and browned, chips to the spine ends and tips. "Now We Are Six": pp. x. 103. Gilt-framed maroon cloth, gilt decoration to upper and lower cover, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, illustrated endpapers. Spine very lightly darkened, else fine copy. Dust jacket browned at the spine and flap edges, chips to spine ends, nicks to tips. "The House at Pooh Corner": pp. xi, 178. Gilt-framed pink cloth, gilt cover decoration, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, illustrated endpapers. Tanning in the gutter of the free endpapers beyond the dust jacket flaps, very light speckling on the fore-edge (not affecting the interior), otherwise a fine copy. Dust jacket very lightly soiled, invisible repairs to spine ends and tips applied to the verso of the jacket. Overall, a near fine set in very good dust jackets, housed in a fine, sturdy custom-made, green cloth slipcase with gilt titles to spine. Size: 12 Mo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Pooh books:] When We Were Very Young; Winnie-the-Pooh; Now We Are Six; The House at Pooh Corner.

      London, Methuen & Co., 1924–8 - 4 volumes, octavo. Bound in recent full morocco, in their respective published colours, with gilt titles, gilt decoration and raised bands on spines, gilt rules to boards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a blue cloth covered protective slipcase. Fine. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard. First editions, first impressions, of all four Pooh books. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        When We Were Very Young, with Winnie the Pooh, The House at Pooh Corner and Now We are Six

      Methuen 1924 - First edition second printing (same year as the first printing) of When We Were Very Young, and first printings of the other three books in the series. Very good condition in original dust jackets. London, 1924. E.H. Shepard (illustrator). First Edition. Milne, A. A. THE POOH BOOKS: WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG; WINNIE-THE-POOH; NOW WE ARE SIX; THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER. Signed. London: Methuen 1924 London: Methuen & Co., 1924, 1926, 1927, 1928. Four octavo volumes complete. Original publisher's cloth [blue, green, red and pink respectively] in dustwrapper. Gilt titles & vignettes, rules to boards, top edges gilt. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        When We Were Very Young and Winnie the Pooh and Now We Are Six and The House at Pooh Corner.

      Methuen and Co. Ltd., London, 1924. - 4 volumes, complete. All first editions. Octavo. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard. Finely bound in recent full morocco, in their respective published colours, titled and decorated in gilt to spine and boards. All edges gilt. Internally clean, marbled endpapers. A fine set in a slip case. The four charming 'Pooh books' comprised two volumes of verse and two volumes of stories, 'Winnie-The-Pooh' being the first of the story books. Children's Modern Firsts [p206], Shorter Cambridge English Lit. [1387-1389]. 'Winnie the Pooh' listed in Modern Library's Top 100 Novels [1998]. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        LA BIEVRE ET SAINT-SEVERIN - Illustrated by BROUET Auguste

      1924 - un volume, reliure plein maroquin (full morocco) bleu-marine grand in-octavo carré, dos à nerfs (spine with raised bands) décoré or (gilt decoration) et filets à froid (blind-stamping line decoration) - titre frappé or (gilt title) - date or au bas du dos, plats muets (cover without text), filet sur les coupes (gilt line on the cuts), double filets en travers sur les coiffes, reliure signée par J. Lemaire (signed binding), long papier (great papier) - tête lisse (top edge smooth) dorée (top edge gilt), gouttière non rognée (no smooth fore-edge), marque-page en tissu (bookmark in tissue), dos et couverture conservés (spine and cover preserved), justification du tirage : Tirage limité à 210 exemplaires (limited edition - 210 copies were printed), Un des 120 exemplaires sur Vélin d'Arches avec une suite hors-texte des Eaux-Fortes, Illustré de 27 eaux-fortes originales par Auguste BROUET dont 6 hors texte, 186 pages, 1924 Paris Editions De l'Estampe Editeur, Superbe Exemplaire.Merveilleusement illustré. en parfait état( as new condition). . La Librairie Guimard offre aux clients AbeBooks 15% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1200 EUR. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Of Aucassin and Nicolette.

      Chatto & Windus, London 1924 - A Translation in Prose and Verse from the Old French, Together with Amabel and Amoris. With Engraved on the Wood by Clemence Housman. Full crushed morocco leather. Five raised bands with gold gilt printing to spine. Gold gilt top leaves, Limited to 160 copies signed by the artist and the translator. This is number 110. Upper board is detached from book but present. Always happy to send detailed photograhs on request. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        FAIRY TALES

      - (NIELSEN,KAY)illus. FAIRY TALES BY HANS ANDERSEN. Lond: Hodder & Stoughton nd [1924]. Large 4to, FULL VELLUM BINDING WITH GILT PICTORIAL DESIGN, top edge gilt, near fine with limitation page lacking. Limited to only 500 numbered copies signed by Nielsen. Although this copy has been bound without the limitation page, it has a wonderful ONE PAGE HANDWRITTEN LETTER FROM NIELSEN dated April 13, 1925 from Copenhagen. It reads: "My Dear Cecil, I was glad to have your letter telling me you liked the drawings for Grimms. I was also glad to have the cheque for which I hope you got my receipt. Here you have at least five black and whites and some more initials, and will you kindly forward them as soon as possible to Hoover. The American perfume did not come out, I suppose? With kind regards to you all, Yours sincerely, Kay Nielsen. Illustrated with 12 beautiful tipped in color plates plus many full page black and whites to accompany 16 fairy tales. A beautiful copy, rare in the vellum binding (also issued in cloth) and extra special with the letter. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen Illustrated By Kay Nielsen

      Hodder & Stoughton 1924, London - N.d. [1924]. 197 pp. No. 419 of a Limited De Luxe Edition of 500 copies signed by the artist, Kay Nielsen. Publisher's dark blue cloth elaborately decorated in gilt on front board and spine. In original dust wrapper, with repeated desgin from front cover. Dw chipped at head & tail of spine and along edges. Twelve tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards by Kay Nielsen. Head and tail-pieces, decorative borders and full-page b&w illustrations by Nielsen. No markings or inscriptions. Clean and fresh copy, gilt bright. A handsome copy in original dw. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fairy Tales By Hans Andersen Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.

      London Hodder and Stoughton 1924 - One of Only 500 Copies Signed by Nielsen [NIELSEN, Kay, illustrator]. ANDERSEN, Hans Christian. Fairy Tales By Hans Andersen. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1924]. Edition de Luxe. Limited to 500 copies signed by Nielsen, this being number 420. Quarto (12 x 9 5/8 inches; 304 x 244 mm). [x], 11-197, [3, blank] pp. With twelve mounted color plates, each with a descriptive tissue guard and numerous black and white illustrations. Beautifully bound in modern full dark blue levant morocco. Boards decoratively ruled in blind. Spine stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Some very light foxing to the preliminary pages. Housed in a custom cloth slipcase. Pictorial gilt stamped cloth is preserved from the original binding and used on the front, rear and spine of the slipcase. A near fine copy. A selection of classic stories by Hans Andersen which includes "The Snow Queen" and "The Tinder Box," among many others, all beautifully illustrated by the renowned Scandinavian illustrator. Kay Rasmus Nielsen was born in Copenhagen of distinguished parents. In 1904, after considering a medical career, he left for Paris to pursue his passion for art, studying under J. P. Laurens at the Academie Julian. In 1936 he travelled to Hollywood where he remained, working as an actor, director, set designer and muralist until his death in 1957. HBS 64823. $3,000 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Fairy Tales

      Hodder and Stoughton, London 1924 - 198pp, original red decorative cloth in DJ. DJ slightly browned, chipped to spine ends and corners, spine slightly browned, rear panel slightly soiled, couple of small tears to edges. Book slightly rubbed to extremities, hint of foxing to edges of text block and endpapers, otherwise internally bright and clean. With twelve tipped in tissue guarded plates by Nielsen (as called for). Now with a cloth, velvet lined, drop back box, made by Temple Bookbinders, with title in gilt to spine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        Le Sopha, Conte Moral

      G. Briffaut, Paris 1924 - Original pictorial wraps printed in sepia and black, edges uncut, in glassine dust jacket; 4to;i llustrated with 56 original woodcuts. Plus a laid-in original pen and wash drawing signed by Sauvage. Number 17 from a limited edition of 30 copies printed on "velin d’Arches." (Total limitation of 1100 copies.) Crebillon’s well-known satirical and libertine novel first printed in 1742, enhanced by the exceptional art-nouveau woodcuts by Sauvage. Very good, slightest edgewear, illustrations remain fresh and original artwork intact. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        Official War History of the Wellington Mounted Rifles Regiment

      Whitcombe and Tombs 1924 - VG first edition of the Official History of the Wellington Mounted Rifles. VG throughout although front hinge somewhat loose. Previous owner's details in pencil on fep. pgs 260, maps and illustrations including rear fold out map all very good. Minor tear to fabric top of front hinge (see photo). Rare official record of the war service of the Wellington Mounted Rifles from formation and departure through their role as dismounted infantry on Gallipoli, and their tough war across the Sinai and Palestine. The WMR saw much fighting and suffered many casualties. On Gallipoli they served with great distinction including during the zenith of fighting with the August battle for Chunuk Bair where they lost Major James Elmslie killed in action. Elmslie was considered by many to have shown devotion to duty worthy of a Victoria Cross. After the evacuation of Anzac the AMR served as part of the NZ Mounted Brigade in the demanding conditions of the Palestine campaign, seeing action in all the major battles fought by the NZMR through to the Jordan Valley and the conclusion of the war. The text is very well written by a senior officer of the Regiment and is extensively illustrated. The maps, particularly of the Palestine campaign, are of a very high standard and give much important detail. Very Rare Text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: New Zealand Military Books]
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        Official War History of the Wellington Mounted Rifles Regiment 1914-1919

      Whitcombe & Tombs, Auckland 1924 - pp.[18], 259, frontis.[portrait], folded map. Illus, photos, maps. Rebound in brown cloth, oiginal titles affixed to front boards. Extremely rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath Rare Books ABA ANZAAB]
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        LES OPINIONS DE MONSIEUR JEROME COIGNARD.

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

      [Bookseller: BOOKSELLER - ERIK TONEN BOOKS]
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        LA CANNE DE JASPE.

      Paris 1924 - 4º mayor (29 cm.) 172 p. 20 aguafuertes. Encuadernación holandesa puntas de época con nervios y titulo en el lomo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA MARGARITA DE DIOS]
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        HOMAGE TO JOHN DRYDEN. [Hogarth Press] DEDICATION COPY / George Saintsbury.

      The Hogarth Press, London 1924 - THE DEDICATION COPY. Eliot, T. S. HOMAGE TO JOHN DRYDEN. Three Essays on Poetry of the Seventeenth Century. [Hogarth Press] Presentation Copy to George Saintsbury. London: Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1924. Printed illustrated wrappers, 8vo., 46 pages. First edition. Three Essays on Poetry of the Seventeenth Century. [Gallup A7; Woolmer 43 - 2000 copies printed]. Inscribed by Eliot to his older friend & quasi-mentor, George Saintsbury, in black ink on the front endpaper: "Homage to / George Sainstsbury / from his Sincere admirer / T. S. Eliot / 13.xi.24" Saintsbury revised Sir Walter Scott's edition of John Dryden's Works, wrote on Dryden in the "English Men of Letters" series, went on to produce some of his most important works and coined the term "Janeite" in his introduction to an 1894 edition of Pride and Prejudice. Sainstbury, the English writer, literary historian, scholar, & critic & wine expert. [1845-1933]. A very good or better example showing modest use. Contents include "John Dryden"; "The Metaphysical Poets"; and "Andrew Marvell". An exquisite Association Copy. Custom TBCL Clamshell Case. Woolmer 43 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Oeuvres de Moliere

      Paris: Cres 1924 - 2 volume set, 10.75 inches tall. Magnificent goatskin binding bound by Bumpus. With raised bands, titles, very attractive floral gilt panels, dentelles and all edges gilt. Illustrations throughout by Bruyer. A neat quotation has been pasted to a blank. Some blotching to the rear board of volume 1. A stunning set of these beautifully illustrated works. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        Ulysses.

      Paris, Shakespeare and Company (printed for Sylvia Beach by Maurice Darantiere at Dijon, France), (January) 1924. - 4to. (8), 736 pp. (including 4 pages of "Ulysses Additional Corrections" at end). Contemp. blue cloth bound by Maltby of Oxford, giltstamped leather label to spine, with the original white wrappers printed in blue bound within. First edition, fourth printing. One of only two known signed and inscribed copies of this printing of "Ulysses" (the other being to Alys Eyre Macklin), with Joyce's autograph inscription in black ink on the preliminary blank: "To / Edward Irvine Halliday / James Joyce / Paris / 31. iii. [1]924". The painter Edward Halliday (1902-84) was a student at the Royal College of Art and attending life classes on a travel scholarship at the Académie Colarossi in Paris when Joyce inscribed this copy of "Ulysses" for him. His early murals "demonstrate the classical basis of his academic training but also have a strangely dream-like atmosphere and complex narrative that is personal to Halliday" (Ann Compton, ODNB). He later went on to become a successful portrait-painter, with the Queen and Winston Churchill among his subjects, as well as having a career in broadcasting and working on "black" wartime propaganda with Sefton Delmer. - Insignificant wear to boards, wrappers slightly dust-marked. Paper lightly browned overall and brittle as usual; a very few marginal tears and chips; still a fine example of this fragile book. The rich blue colour of the wrappers, liable to discoloration, is well preserved within the contemporary cloth boards. Widely recognized as the key book of 20th-century English literature, "Ulysses" is not only the author's most famous work, but counts among the principal works in the modernist canon. Slocum/Cahoon A17 note, p. 25. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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