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        Where God is Love is.

      (Chelsea): Ashendene Press, Christmas 1924. (2) 26 (2) S., 1 w. Bl. Blauer OBütten-Umschl. m. typographischem, schwarz bedruckten VDeckel.. . Hornby, Minor Works IX; Tomkinson 10.8; Franklin, "The Ashendene Press", 141. In ungefähr 200 Expl. in Fell English Type in Rot und Schwarz auf handgeschöpftem Batchelor-Bütten auf der Handpresse gedruckt. Eine große Eingangsintiale "I", die 2 Bibel-Zitate (Matth. XXV.) und das Pressen-Signet in Rot gedruckt. VDeckel mit gedrucktem Text: "With all good Wishes for | a merry Christmas and | a Happy New Year | from St John & Cicely Hornby

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        Elsje's Avonturen in 't Wonderland. Bewerkt door B. Westerveld. [Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Dutch]

      Den Haag: J.B. Wolters, 1924. Den Haag: J.B. Wolters, 1924. Dutch language adaptation of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. 8vo. With illustrations after John Tenniel. 89, [3, ads] pp. Tan wrappers. Signed by the original Alice on the half title "Alice P. Hargreaves", with a gift inscription from her son Caryl "A.P.H. from C.d.H. June 1929". Provenance: Alice P. Hargreaves, (nEe Liddell); Sotheby's (London) Alice sale, 5 June 2001, lot 99 (owner's note on card loosely inserted) . Dutch edition for young people, signed by Alice P. Hargreaves, the original Alice. Uncommon, and with choice association

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        Zlatotsvet. Zhurnal khudozhestvennyi i literaturnyi. (Oblotschka Chudoschnika I. Ja. Bilibina.) [Goldblüte. Künstlerisches und literarisches Tagebuch. Arbeitsmappe des Künstlers I. Ja. Bilibin. - The Golden Flower. Art and Literature Journal.] Number 1.

      Berlin, Djakova & Co. [Olga Dyakova i. Ko.], 1924.. 4°. 47 + 1 S. Illustr. OBrosch.. In russ. Sprache. Alles Erschienene. Mit 17 Farbtafeln. - Lichtschatten, kl. Eckabriss a. T., R. m. kl. Fehlstellen, diese mit Japanpapier fachmännisch geschlossen. Leichte Gbrsp. - Es erschien auch als deutsche Ausgabe unter dem Titel "Slatozwjet". Den Einband (z. T. vergoldet) entwarf I. Ya. Bilibin. Mit Beiträgen von Leon Bakst, Konstantin Balmont, Ivan Alekseevich Bunin, Elena Dank, Mstislav Dobuzhinsky u.a. - Apparently the only issue of this beautiful emigre magazine. - Selten.

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        HOMAGE TO JOHN DRYDEN. [Hogarth Press] DEDICATION COPY / George Saintsbury

      London: The Hogarth Press, 1924. London: The Hogarth Press, 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 . Signed by Author. First Edition.

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        Speculations. Essays on Humanism and the Philosophy of Art

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd; New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company, Inc., 1924. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd; New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company, Inc., 1924. Edited by Herbert Read With a Frontispiece and Foreword by Jacob Epstein. Octavo. Publisher's dark blue-green cloth, spine with lettering and publisher's device in gilt. With undated advert for Ogden's International Library of Psychology, Philosophy and Scientific Method. Portrait frontispiece. Spine browned, some wear to ends of spine, cloth of boards faded and mottled, tanning and spotting to contents. A very good copy. First edition, first state with undated publisher's advert. This collection of Hulme's philosophical and cultural writings was published posthumously, its author having been killed during the First World War. It is nonetheless regarded as his major work, influencing writers and artists for a generation. His friends – and occasionally combatants – included Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, Wyndham Lewis, Augustus John and Jacob Epstein.

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        SAMLEREN 1.-18. årgang (af 21).

      Redigeret af bl.a. Alexander Fugl. Kbhvn. 1924-41. Rigt illustr. Folio / stor 4to. Velholdt eksemplar indbundet med guldsnit foroven og de orig. omslag bagest i hver årgang i smukt privat halvlæder af ufarvet niger; fra og med bind 4 er bøgerne indbundet hos Anker Kyster [Henrik Park]. Eksemplaret har tilhørt skibsreder Hjalmar Bruhn

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        HOMAGE TO JOHN DRYDEN. [Hogarth Press] DEDICATION COPY / George Saintsbury

      London: The Hogarth Press, 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 . Signed by Author. First Edition.

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        THE POOH BOOKS: WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG; WINNIE-THE-POOH; NOW WE ARE SIX; THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER. Signed

      London: Methuen & Co., 1924, 1926, 1927, 1928., 1924 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. Minor archival mends to the head & heel of the dustwrapper spines. First trade editions, first impression dustwrappers - first issue bindings with the exception of WWWVY which is in the first state dustwrapper with 7/6 net price on the spine panel, first issue plain endpapers, & 2nd state text block with page IX numbered. All bindings in very good or better condition free of any marks, names or blemishes other than NOW WE ARE SIX which is neatly signed by both Milne & Shepard on the title-page, the dustwrapper with a bit of soiling to the upper cover. Minor offsetting to the margins of some endpapers. An excellent set. In TBCL's red leather custom slipcase with Pooh's image onlay. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Illus. by E.H. Shepard.

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        HOW CINDERELLA WAS ABLE TO GO TO THE BALL. A Brochure [on Batik] Written and Illustrated in Colour

      London: G.T. Foulis & Company Limited, n.d. [1924]. London: G.T. Foulis & Company Limited, n.d. [1924] 21 cm x 15.5 cm, pp. 55, [2], + 10 colour illustrations by King tipped-on to brown paper, 7 black & white photo reproductions tipped-on to brown paper, 1 coloured plate, and 1 black & white double-page spread. Illustrated cream paper over boards, illustrated spine strip. Cream covers slightly soiled, corners rubbed, bit of tanning to endpages as usual. Overall, a very good collectible copy of the trade edition. King used the Cinderella fairy tale to give, as Foulis worded it, "practical instruction concerning the new and almost rampageous interest in the art of batik". "The illustrations were drawn in a segmented manner that was almost a caricature of the batik process." - See Colin White, p. 102-3. . First Trade Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Octavo.

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        THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE Broken run comprising Volumes 1-6 in 3 (Modern reprints); Volume 45; Volume 48; Volume 51; Volumes 53-172; + Index volume for 1947-1983

      1924-1987. . 1924-1987. . Royal 8vo. Profusely ills., maps, diagrams, plans, plates including many cold. All but 21 volumes bound in uniform green embossed cloth, gilt with globe devices in blind to upper covers and spines, 6 vols. in various leathers, 10 voles. rebound in two colours of cloth, 4 vols. in original cloth, index vol. in d/w., minor wear. Long but incomplete run of 129 volumes bound in 126 plus the index volume, thus 127 volumes in all. Additional postage may be necessary US$2093

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        THE ODYSSEY OF HOMER DONE INTO ENGLISH PROSE

      The Medici Society Limited, London/boston 1924 - Color Illustrations; 9 x 11.5"; xxviii/315 plus 19 leaves of plates pages; Width: 9.5" Height: 11.75" Limited Edition copy number 304 of 500. Bound in original cream cloth over beveled boards. Spine has gilt-lettered spine labels. Covers display light soiling/smudging. Binding is firm. Volume has gilt top edge and rough-cut edges to fore and bottom edge. Interior is clean and bright. Work is illustrated with twenty tipped-in color plates after watercolor drawings by W. Russell Flint. Plates have captioned tissue guards. Homer - In the Western classical tradition, Homer is the author of the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey," and is revered as the greatest ancient Greek epic poet. These epics lie at the beginning of the Western canon of literature, and have had an enormous influence on the history of literature. When he lived is controversial. Herodotus estimates that Homer lived 400 years before Herodotus' own time, which would place him at around 850 BC; while other ancient sources claim that he lived much nearer to the supposed time of the Trojan War, in the early 12th century BC. For modern scholars "the date of Homer" refers not to an individual, but to the period when the epics were created. The consensus is that "the Iliad and the Odyssey date from around the 8th century BC, the Iliad being composed before the Odyssey, perhaps by some decades," i. E. Earlier than Hesiod, the Iliad being the oldest work of Western literature. Over the past few decades, some scholars have argued for a 7th century BC date. Some of those who argue that the Homeric poems developed gradually over a long period of time give an even later date for the composition of the poems; according to Gregory Nagy for example, they only became fixed texts in the 6th century BC. The question of the historicity of Homer the individual is known as the "Homeric question"; there is no reliable biographical information handed down from classical antiquity. The poems are generally seen as the culmination of many generations of oral story-telling, in a tradition with a well-developed formulaic system of poetic composition. Some scholars, such as Martin West, claim that "Homer" is "not the name of a historical poet, but a fictitious or constructed name." The formative influence played by the Homeric epics in shaping Greek culture was widely recognized, and Homer was described as the teacher of Greece. Homer's works, which are about fifty percent speeches, provided models in persuasive speaking and writing that were emulated throughout the ancient and medieval Greek worlds. Fragments of Homer account for about half of all ancient Greek papyrus finds. Translor: Andrew Lang - Andrew Lang was a Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him. , S. H. Butcher; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas of the British Empire

      (London): Edward Stanford, (c. 1924). (24)ff. This is the smallest book of maps ever printed. Reproduced from the original, which was made for Her Majesty Queen Mary's Doll House by Edward Stanford Ltd., Cartographers to the King. The atlas comprises twelve double-page, full-color maps. The front endpaper bears an illustrated label indicating that the book was printed using inks from Dane & Co. Wrappers curling slightly, else fine in red limp wrappers with gilt titling. A scarce and highly desirable miniature. A.e.g. (Bromer/Edison, p.179; Bondy, p.153). (1 5/8 by 1 1/4; 41x32mm).

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        Autographed Letter Signed to poet Leonora Speyer

      Hartford, 1924. unbound. 2 pages together measuring 8 x 9.75 inches, Hartford, March 21, 1924. Written to Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Leonora Speyer, in part: "I desire to thank you for the copies of American Poets, which reached me a few days ago. It is an exceedingly handsome book, and I am glad to have something of my own appear so embellished..." Slight tearing and chipping at the top and bottom of the center fold; small chip at the lower corner of the second page. Extremely rare and in very good(-) condition. An insurance company executive, Stevens was not recognized as a major poet until late in his life.

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        The Works of Joseph Conrad. Comprising: Arrow of Gold, Nigger of the Narcissus, Victory, Nostromo, Rover, Secret Agent, Under Western Eyes, Typhoon, Twixt Land and Sea, A Set of Six, A Personal Record, The Rescue, Within the Tides, Lord Jim, Tales of Unrest, Suspense, An Outcast of The Islands, Almayer's Folly, Tales of Hearsay, Shadow Line, Mirror of The Sea, Inheritors, Chance, Youth, Notes on Life, Romance

      New York: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1924., 1924. Complete in 26 volumes; 8vo. A superb set bound in recent dark blue half calf with titles and gilt raised bands to spines, marbled boards, top edges gilt.

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        Speculations. Essays on Humanism and the Philosophy of Art

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd; New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company, Inc., 1924. Edited by Herbert Read With a Frontispiece and Foreword by Jacob Epstein. Octavo. Publisher's dark blue-green cloth, spine with lettering and publisher's device in gilt. With undated advert for Ogden's International Library of Psychology, Philosophy and Scientific Method. Portrait frontispiece. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Spine rolled and browned, cloth mottled, corners worn, gilt ownership mark removed from lower board with associated discolouration of cloth, contents toned. A very good copy. First edition, first state with undated publisher's advert. This collection of Hulme's philosophical and cultural writings was published posthumously, its author having been killed during the First World War. It is nonetheless regarded as his major work, influencing writers and artists for a generation. His friends – and occasionally combatants – included Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, Wyndham Lewis, Augustus John and Jacob Epstein.

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        Musee Le Secq Des Tournelles a Rouen: Ferronnerie Ancienne. 1re Partie: Serrurerie Monumentale; 2me Partie: Menus Ouvrages En Fer et En Acier (2 vols)

      Paris: J. Schemit, 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Hinges professionally repaired, mend to small part of front joint of vol. 1, extremities rubbed. Internally clean and fresh. 414 plates documenting 4, 525 items of iron-work from the 12th through the 18th centuries. An astounding compendium, and a nice copy of a fragile book.Cloth. Very Good. Folio.

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        CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STUDY OF RUSSIAN RELIGIOUS ART

      No place or date [1924]. Text in English. 4to (10-3/4" x 8-1/2") full ornate leather richly decorated in gilt and red. Decorated epps with embossed symbol of nobility (Savitsch's coat of arms). Reprints of author's articles from the Gazette des Beaux-Arts. Warmly inscribed by Savitsch to a member of the Prince Wolkonsky family from whom the author was studied. An interesting association copy, obviously specially manufactured by the well-known author to be a nice gift. Provenance: Prince Volkonskiy family. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. HB.

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        Il libro d'oro: i medici italiani ai loro eroi. Guerra Italo Austriaca 1915-1918. Con scritti di Gabriele D'Annunzio ed Augusto Murri; disegni xilografici di Duilio Cambellotti e tavole fuori testo.

      Alfieri & Lacroix s.d. 1924 In-4° pp. XV-522 con 26 tav. f.t. incise da Cambellotti pagine ornate da fregi decorativi e con le prime 242 pagine con schede biografiche con foto (per la massima parte) del medico deceduto, mentre dalla 243 alla fine ciascuna pagina contiene più biografie ed il testo è riquadrato da filo nero. Legatura in tela edit. con impressioni in oro al piatto e dorso. Buono stato stampato su carta patinata.

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        Building Plans and Hand Colored Elevation for Walter H. Sullivan on Bryant St., San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, May - June 1924. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper, including a hand colored elevation dated May 23, 1924. Sheet size primarily 22" x 36". 5 sheets. Job #137. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        SELECTED BINDINGS FROM THE GENNADIUS LIBRARY THIRTY-EIGHT PLATES IN COLOUR. WITH INTRODUCTION AND DESCRIPTIONS.

      American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Cambridge 1924 - First edition, limited to 300 numbered copies. (S-K 960; not in Brenni). The Gennadius collection contained books having a connection, direct or indirect, with Greece and the Greek people. However, it also contained 600+ historic and artistic bindings which show ".the art of bookbinding through some of its most definitely recognised stages.". The earliest binding in this catalogue is from the 15th century, but the library was rich in early Venetian bindings and gold-tooled French bindings from the 16th & 17th centuries. Superbly illustrated catalogue. The 38 plates are done in brilliant chromolithography and describe books such as a 15th-century Venetian calf binding, a number of Greek monastic bindings, bindings by Clovis Eve, Antoine Ruette, Derome, Padeloup, Mearne, and others. Ink inscription in corner of free endpaper. 4to., cloth. vii, 33 pages followed by the plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Novels of the Sisters Bront?

      Edinburgh - John Grant8.5 by 6xvii, 500; 302; 354 & 348; xi, 422 & 406; 458 & 471; xi, 378; xiii, 405 & 372; xviii, 526pp., 1924 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely set in great condition. Twelve volumes in original green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on the spines. All theplates are collated complete. Many of the pages are still uncutThis is a highly desirable set of the Bront sisters novels, with Charlotte Bronts biography by Elizabeth Gaskell. The Thornton Edition is generally recognised as the finest twentieth century collected edition. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm with the boards and text blocks securely attached. There is some minor wear, including slight bumping orrubbing. Internally the pages are clean and bright with the occasional handling marks andthe odd spotin places. Overall the condition is very good indeed..

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        Analecta ordinis minorum capuccinorum (2 vols) volumen XL 1924-25-26/volumen XXXVII 1921-22-23

      Curia generalis, 1924. in4 Relié

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        Almanac de les Arts. Sabadell

      Joan Sallent, Sabadell 1924 - 4º, 2 vols. (194 p., 245 p., en gran papel, con grabados negro y color, láminas negro y color en papel couché. Ejemplares núms. 204 y 244. Media piel, nervios, florones. Corte superior dorado. Ejemplar impecable. Magnífica edición de este bellísimo almanaque "noucentista", editado por la prestigiosa imprenta de Joan Sallent, de Sabadell, que lo ofrece a su ciudad como una ofrenda para el goze espiritual. Contiene textos literarios en prosa y en verso acompañados de hermosas y cuidadas ilustraciones en color de J. Vives, J. Vila Arrufat, J. Bassa, Grapa, Bohem, R. Marlet, J. Martí, F. Planes, etc., así como partituras musicales. Todo impreso con la calidad y refinamiento propio de la corriente novecentista y de la impecable maestría de la imprenta Sallent. Almanaques. Sabadell. Arte catalán. Dibujo catalán. Grabados. Almanacs. Catalan art. Catalán drawing. Engravings.

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        The Black Soul.

      London, Jonathan Cape, 1924 - Octavo. Original black cloth, blue paper title label to spine, top edge stained black. With the pictorial dust jacket. Mild partial browning to endpapers, tips very lightly rubbed but an excellent copy in the somewhat tanned dust jacket missing very small pieces at the ends of the rather darkened spine panel. First Edition First Impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "To Jack Lyne with affectionate regards from Liam O'Flaherty". The author's second book - not common inscribed. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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.

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        Works In Progress, Indian Camp in The Transatlantic Review, Volume I, Number 4, April, 1924

      NY: Thomas Seltzer, Inc., 1924. Magazine. VG. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 8vo. Entire issue, in original off-white wraps with blue lettering, modest soiling, a few minor, small closed tears at yapp-ends, some common toning of pages related to poor quality of printing paper. Overall a very presentable copy of this scarce issue, the first to which Hemingway contributed, and one of three which actually included a short story by the American author and adventurer. A segment from what would become James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake is also included in the issue. Housed in archival bag with stiff backing..

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        La Maîtresse servante -

      Lapina 1924 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4 Sous étui bordé. Reliure plein maroquin bleu pétrole. Dos à 5 nerfs avec date au talon. Toutes tranches dorées. Coupes et coiffes filetées. Encadrement de bordure intérieure ornée d'un listel de maroquin ocre, alternance de pastilles vertes et points dorés, fer doré dans les angles, double encadrement de filets dorés. Gardes de soie argent ornées de motifs gris et blancs. Double garde de papier marbré. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée Charles Lanoë. Intérieur parfait. Magnifique exemplaire TIRAGE LIMITE à 425 exemplaires, dont 25 hors-commerce. Celui-ci un des 35 imprimés sur Chine comportant chaque illustration en plusieurs états, jusqu'à 6 pour certaines ( et non seulement 2 comme annoncé à la justification), ainsi qu'une aquarelle ORIGINALE signée G. Balande, un dessin calque à la mine de plomb reprenant La Danse ainsi qu'une Lettre autographe signée de l'illustrateur: "Je suis très heureux que vous possédiez un exemplaire sur Chine de La Maîtresse servante que j'ai illustré qui sera le seul dans ce genre.". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Passage to India

      London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1924 First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the title page, uncommon in a trade edition. A near fine copy with some wear to the spine ends, spine slightly dimmed, light rubbing on the corners, minor offsetting to pastedowns, bookplate of former owner to front pastedown, bright and clean pages. A Passage to India is one of Forster's most successful novels and the winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1924. Set in British India during the 1920's independence movement, the story is a symbolic criticism of British colonialism interwoven with lengthy descriptions of India's natural physical beauty and mystique. A Passage to India was Forster's last novel published during his lifetime.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Siam

      London: Alexander Moring Limited, The De La More Press, 1924. (THAILAND) Third Edition. 2 vols., 8vo. With 153 Illustrations and a Map. xii, 396; [x], 320 pp. Red cloth, with gilt stamped elephant on covers. Fine in very slightly chipped white pictorial dust jacket

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        POEMA MANUSCRITO Y FIRMADO DEL POETA JOSE ZORRILLA: PROFILAXIS (El poema del tísico de Valladolid).

      - Poema manuscrito y firmado de José Zorrilla compuesto por 17 hojas todas manuscritas de la mano del poeta. El poema fue publicado dentro de sus poemas sueltos con el nombre de Tisis Poética, el Doctor y yo, El poema del Tísico. Existen variantes entre el manuscrito y el texto publicado, versos suprimidos o sustancialmente modificados. El manuscrito lleva varias tachaduras y correcciones. En el poema publicado hay algunos añadidos que no aparecen en el manuscrito. Acompaña carta manuscrita del abogado Julio de las Cuevas, fechada el 18 de octubre de 1924 en el que certifica que el poema está en su poder desde 1886, entregado por el propio José Zorrilla , hallándose hospedado en el palacio de la condesa de Guadaqui, que junto con la Duquesa de Medinaceli contribuian a que el gobierno le concediera una pensión, como Cánovas se opuso ambas damas le otorgaron de su bolsillo una pensión de 15.00 pesetas anuales. En una de las visitas que le hacía este abogado Zorrilla le entregó como recompensa a sus servicios el borrador de este poema dedicado. Indica también que un librero de Nueva York le intentó inutilmente comprar este manuscrito a través del consulado de los Estados Unidos en Barcelona. (54793).

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        WENDINGEN

      Amsterdam. 1924.. Sixth series, number six. Oblong quarto. Open sewn decorated wrappers. Photographs. Wrappers lightly used at extremities, lower 5cm of spine split, otherwise a very good copy. A very important issue devoted to "Eileen Gray Meubelen en Interieurs," with an essay by Jean Badovici, and an introductory note by Jan Wils. Badovici's essay, and this number of WENDINGEN, contributed significantly to the growing reputation of the pioneering Irish-born, Paris expatriate modernist designer and architect. Badovici was a participant in the founding of Gray's Paris exhibition space / atelier, Galerie Jean Désert.

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        The Land That Time Forgot (SIGNED early print hardback)

      Grosset and Dunlap, 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: St. John, J. Allen. Signed by Author. ~~SIGNED BY AUTHOR TO FLY-LEAF 'To Z ... Up De Graff with best wishes Edgar Rice Burroughs June 16 1928'~~ VG- early print Grosset and Dunlap hardback with red boards, illustrated by J. Allen St John in fine style, frontispiece and 3 plates. Copyright page states 'Published June 1924' without reference to reprints. List of 15 Burroughs titles to rear. Minor splash marks to lower front edge of board, very minor marks to rear, ex-libris stamp to reverse of front end-paper bearing author's inscription, spine ends rubbed a little, else near VG bright and tight. A quite exceptional signed early hardback printing from this sought after author. More 1st's by Burroughs available. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Illustrator: St. John, J. Allen. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 040490..

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        Die Kommunistin. Organ der Kommunistischen Partei Deutschlands (Sektion der Kommunistischen Internationale). Herausgegeben vom Frauenreichssekretariat. Gegründet unter ständiger Mitarbeit von Clara Zetkin.

      Berlin, VIVA Vereinigung Internationaler Verlags-Anstalten GmbH, 1922 - 1924. - Sammelband mit den Ausgaben: 4. Jg., 1922: 1-24 (1.1.-15.12.) und der Sonderausgabe zum Internationalen Frauentag. Kompletter Jahrgang mit 192 S.; 5. Jg., 1923: Nr. 1-19 (1.1.-1.10). 152 S.; 6. Jg., 1924: Nr. 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17. - Die Nr. 1 für "Februar/März", Nr. 16 und 17 jeweils mit Monatsangabe Dezember. - Mit zahlr. Zeichnungen und Holzschnitten von Käthe Kollwitz, Fritz Hampel, Peter Stecher u. a. HLwd. d. Zt. Folio. 31 x 24 cm. Die Hefte des 6. Jg. jeweils mit 4, bzw. 8 Seiten Umfang; ob der 5. Jahrgang komplett mit den 19 Ausgaben bis zum 1.10. ist, konnte ich nicht verifizieren; der 6. Jg. startet mit der Nr. 1 als Februar/März Ausgabe, eventuell wurde die Zeitschrift während der Hyperinflation in den letzten Monaten des Jahres 1923 nicht herausgegeben. - Insgesamt recht gut erhalten, die Nummern des letzten Jahrgangs tls. etwas knapp beschnitten. Bitte beachten Sie: Wir sind bis 12.01.2014 im Urlaub, der Versand kann erst ab 13.01.2014 erfolgen! - Please note: As we are in holidays your order can't be shipped before 13/01/2014! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Proletarier. Kommunistische Zeitschrift (bzw.: Monatsschrift) für revolutionären Klassenkampf. Jahrgang 1925. 1. Heft/November 1924 bis 10. Heft/Oktober 1925. Und Jahrgang 1926. Heft 1/Januar 1926 bis Heft 12/Dezember 1926. - Zusammen 19 Hefte in 2 Bänden (komplett).

      Buchhandlung für Arbeiter-Literatur 1924-1925, Berlin - Gr.-8vo. Mit einigen Abb. 227 S.; 2 Bl., 251 S. OHlwd. m. goldgeprägt. Deckeltitel u. schwarzem Rückentitel. Roter Kopfschnitt. Vollständige zwei Jahrgänge nach dem Wiedererscheinen im November 1924. Jahrgang 1926 mit 2 Bl. Inhaltsverzeichnis. Heft 2/3; 4/5; 8/9 als Doppelnummer. - Sämtliche Artikel unter Pseudonymen erschienen: Sirius, Adam (Scharrer?), Fedor Günther (=Ludwig Barbasch), A. Sigrist (=Schwab?), F. Struggler, Krune, F. Steinhauer, Max Hempel (=Jan Appel), Moses, Jack London, Janus, Simplizi, Karl Schlicht, Willibald Schwartau, Franz Buckow (=Pinkowski), Richard Petersen (=Erich Kunze), Megaphon, N. Insarow etc. - Rücken etw. fleckig. Papierbedingt gebräunt. Von guter Erhaltung. - Außerordentlich selten. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Arbeiter-Literatur. Jahrgang I. Nr. 1-12 u. Sonderheft. (alles Erschienene). 2 Bände.

      Verlag für Literatur und Politik (1924), Wien - Gr.-8vo. Mit 4 Illustrationen. 5 Bl., 1150, 133 S., 1 Bl. OPp. m. Deckel- u. Rückentitel. Roter Kopfschnitt. Mit Beiträgen von Clara Zetkin, Erich Mühsam, Max Herrmann-Neisse, Franz Jung, Wladimir Majakowski, Leo Trotzki, Karl August Wittfogel u.a. - Kanten gering berieben. Papierbedingt durchgehend etw. gebräunt. Wohlerhaltene Bände. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Li. Begleitet durch Radierungen, Aquarelle und Handzeichnungen von Emil Orlik

      Bln., Eigenbrödler Vlg. [1924].. 5 Bll., 78 S., 4 Bll. Mit 5 Orig.-Radierungen u. 24 (dav. 8 farb.) Taf. nach Aquarellen, Zeichn. u. Rad. von Emil Orlik. OLdr. m. Goldpräg. u. Vollgoldschn. in OSchuber. EA Mit 5 Original-Radierungen in der Aufmachung der 125 numerierten Exemplare. Dieses Exemplar jedoch weder numeriert noch signiert. Der reich vergoldete Ganzlederband wurde ebenfalls von Orlik gestaltet. Die Gesamtauflage betrug 1000 Expl.

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        When We Were Very Young / by A. A. Milne [With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard].

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1924 - . . . First US Edition. Limited Edition - One of the "Special Edition" of 500 large paper copies (one of the 400 unsigned copies). . . . Octavo - about 8.25 x 5.5" (21 x 14cm). Bound in the publisher's original binding of quarter green cloth over cream paper-covered boards with black lettering and color vignettes to the upper and lower boards, and with impressions only of the (formerly gilt) lettering to spine. Cream pictorial endpapers. Top edges stained blue, others untrimmed. pp. [i-viii] ix-xii [xiii-xiv] 1-100 [101-102]. Printed in the United States of America. . . . Illustrated by E. H. Shepard with over 120 black and white illustrations in line (including a pictorial title page decorated with vignettes repeated from 'Little Bo-Peep and Little Boy-Blue'), and color designs to the upper and lower boards (repeating the title page design without the publisher name). Interestingly, in this first American edition Shepard is not credited on the title page, but just mentioned in Milne's introduction. . . . The first of the immensely popular series of children's books featuring Winnie-the-Pooh and Christopher Robin. Includes an introduction (Just Before We Begin) and the following verses: Corner-of-the-Street, Buckingham Palace, Happiness, The Christening, Puppy and I, Twinkletoes, The Four Friends, Lines and Squares, Brownie, Independence, Nursery Chairs, Market Square, Daffodowndilly, Water-Lilies, Disobedience, Spring Morning, The Island, The Three Foxes, Politeness, Jonathan Jo, At the Zoo, Rice Pudding, The Wrong House, Missing, The King's Breakfast, Hoppity, At Home, Summer Afternoon, The Dormouse and the Doctor, Shoes and Stockings, Sand-between-the-Toes, Knights and Ladies, Little Bo-Peep and Little Boy-Blue, The Mirror, Halfway Down, The Invaders, Before Tea, Teddy Bear, Bad Sir Brian Botany, In the Fashion, The Alchemist, Growing Up, If I Were King, and Vespers. . . . Good+ Condition - the cover is soiled and rubbed, spine sunned and creased with gilt completely gone and impressions only of lettering remaining, corners bumped and worn to boards, head/foot of spine bumped with short tears, denting and chipping to paper along board edges, a bit cocked, some soiling to endpapers, some abrasions along edges of front endpapers (several small areas just along the edges where the papers were at some point stuck together then pulled apart, due to binder's overgluing endpapers and some glue seeping out along edges), page corners bumped near front and rear, blue top edge stain intrudes slightly into top margin of most pages, some protruding page edges browned (and occasionally dented), cracked between a few gatherings with webbing exposed but holding fine, some occasional minor offset of ink to facing pages, some occasional light brown spots along gutter (at tips of binding threads), one or two corner creases, one or two half inch marginal closed tears, quite clean with just an occasional light smudge and small mark within. . . . Reference: Haring-Smith C37. . . . Additional photos available, please just ask. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Harmonies". Intérieurs de Ruhlmann *

      A. Morancé, Paris (1924). - En feuilles 28 x 24, sous cartable à lacets demi toile rouille, couverture imprimée bicolore. Quasi neuf, non coupé. 40 planches volantes en noir, sépia ou couleurs, ces dernières rehaussées de pochoir. Remarquable référence sur le mobilier et agencement du célèbre ensemblier décorateur, l'ouvrage étant qui plus est d'une rare fraîcheur.

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        Der Spiegel. Jahrbuch des Propyläenverlages.

      Propyläen, Berlin 1924 - 159 Seiten. zwischengeschaltete Tafeln, 1 Original-Radierung, goldgeprägter OHLdrbd. mit farbiger Deckelillustration, 31,5 cm. Mit eigenhändiger Signatur von Lovis Corinth auf einer eingebundenen Originalradierung. - Nr. 47 von 100 nummerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe mit der Radierung von Lovis Corinth. Die farbige Deckelillustration stammt von Emil Orlik. - Einband minimal berieben; gutes, frisches Exemplar. 1000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ESSAYS

      The MacMillan Company, New York 1924 - First Printing of the New and Revised Edition. Original green cloth-backed brown paper boards with a paper label on the front cover and on the spine. Copy #114 of only 250 numbered copies SIGNED by the author on the limitation leaf. Owner name on front endpaper. Some wear to corners, spine label soiled. About Very Good, lacking the scarce slipcase [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Shall We Commit Suicide?

      New York: Eilert Printing Company, Inc., 1924. 1st Edition. Paperback. Very good. This scarce, original 1924 pamphlet contains a prescient and grim discussion of the potential horrors of future warfare and advocacy for the League of Nations for international standards of "sanity and hope". Among the issues discussed by Churchill is the prospect of biological warfare: "A study of Disease - of Pestilences methodically prepared and deliberately launched upon man and beast - is certainly being pursued in the laboratories of more than one great country. Blight to destroy crops, Anthrax to slay horses and cattle, Plague to poison not armies but whole districts - such are the lines along which military science is remorselessly advancing." The pamphlet is introduced with an exhortation on the front cover by Charles W. Eliot, Harvard University's longest serving president and a noted supporter of progressive movement causes: "This Statement of the English Winston Churchill, in view of the actual and prospective destructive agencies available in war, should be placed forthwith in every American household." This pamphlet measures 8 x 3.5 inches and is 11 pages in length, wire-stitched with paper covers. Condition is very good overall, marred only by toning and chipping to the top .75 inch of the pamphlet. Every indication is that the pamphlet was for some long time stored with all but the top .75 inch protected, likely inside another book. the binding staples are tight and free of rust. All but the top portion of the pamphlet is crisp, clean, and bright. Churchill's article originally appeared in the September 1924 issue of Nash's Pall Mall and was subsequently reproduced in Thoughts and Adventures (1932). The pamphlet is protected in a removable, archival quality mylar sleeve. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A74.1, Woods A33.

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        "UNDER THE PYRAMIDS" [novelette]. AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT SIGNED (AMsS). 34 pages, handwritten on the rectos of 34 sheets of white 8 1/2 x 11-inch paper with recycled typed and handwritten business and personal letters on the rectos. Undated, but written in late February 1924

      The manuscript has some wear at edges, but overall is in excellent. condition. Accompanied by a fragment of an undated two-page letter. handwritten by Lovecraft on both sides of a single sheet, salutation. and conclusion clipped away, but perhaps to Frank Belknap Long, in. which Lovecraft says he is "working like hell on the Houdini thing --. it's a fearful job..." and, in postscript at top, "just finished it!. SHOCKING climax! Now to type!" Verso has two small sketches (the. Pyramids and on the Golden Road to Samarkand) which illustrate two. short limericks, unpublished no doubt. (#108232). Lovecraft was commissioned by WEIRD TALES owner J. C. Henneberger to ghostwrite this story for Harry Houdini, part of a big push he was making to revive the magazine's sagging fortunes one year after its debut. He wrote it in a hurry during the last week of April, 1924, as he was preparing to marry Sonia Greene; lost the typescript in a train station; then had to spend the first two days of his honeymoon retyping it from the manuscript which he had providentially brought with him. The story, retitled "Imprisoned with the Pharaohs," ran in three consecutive issues, May, June and July (sharing space with "The Loved Dead," a tale of necrophilia by C. M. Eddy which had been rewritten by Lovecraft; it alarmed some authorities and prompted editorial caution in WT which later hampered some of HPL's efforts. He was paid $100 for "Under the Pyramids," a high-water mark for a piece of fiction by him. Written in the same year (1924) as THE SHUNNED HOUSE, this is, beneath the veil of its Egyptian "color," another story, like THE SHUNNED HOUSE, about monsters in a graveyard. For that, after all, is what the pyramid is, what the surrounding district is, what the hero realizes the whole country is. "All these people thought of was death -." Just as THE SHUNNED HOUSE reduces the motif of burial down to its modest minimum (the tomb of one ancestor under the basement of a small run-down house in a small run-down city); so does "Under the Pyramids" inflate it to its grandiose maximum: a pyramid, symbol of the most venerable bloodline of Western culture. Undoubtedly, Lovecraft himself understood the difference between these two efforts, one a bit of hired hackwork to keep the pot boiling, the other an ambitious and thoughtful master work. In letters to Frank Belknap Long around this period (SL1, #163, 164, 166, 172), HPL explains that the idea for the story began with a yarn told to Henneberger by "this bimbo Houdini" (p. 312), which, after some research, HPL determined to be "all a fake" (p. 317). This probably encouraged him to embellish it without restraint -- once he got started writing the piece, which was due March 1. As of Feb. 25 he hadn't started. "I went the limit in descriptive realism in the first part, then when I buckled down to the under-the-pyramid stuff I let myself loose and coughed up some of the most nameless, slithering, unmentionable HORROR that ever stalked cloven-hoofed through the tenebrous and necrophagous abysses of elder night." (p. 326) To retype the story, the honeymooners rented (for $1) a typewriter at the Hotel Vendig in New York and HPL typed while his bride dictated from the manuscript -- "a marvelous way of speeding up copying, and one which I shall frequently employ in future, since my spouse expresses a willingness amounting to eagerness so far as her share of the toil is concern'd. She has the absolutely unique gift of being able to decipher the careless scrawl of my rough manuscripts -- no matter how cryptically and involvedly interlined." (p. 332). (In truth, HPL's handwriting is not especially hard to decipher.) HPL must have been pleased at the setting for his assignment, returning him, as it did, to the scene of his childhood's first literary obsession, the Arabian Nights. Of course, that's only one section in the trackless wastes of Egypt's history, and the narrator's voyage up the Nile into its Canopically-preserved heart of darkness finds him penetrating down and down through the layers of that history: Anglo-American, Napoleonic, Saracenic, Greco-Roman, Pharaonic -- and Beyond. He finally reaches that ultimate layer, found in so many of his stories, of a primordial past of monstrous gods, hinted at by rumors of atavistic survivals and glimpsed in moments of agonizing revelation. We also see in the story an archaeology of Lovecraft's literary influences (the M. R. Jamesian voice of dry scholarship, establishing credibility; the fabled Eastern landscapes of Dunsany, establishing mood and expectation; and, in the climax, the secret atavistic rites of Machen, establishing psychological resonance). Looking beyond these we see those thematic and stylistic qualities which complete the mixture now commonly known as Lovecraftian. A tour of the various levels of meaning in the story, however casually its author may have approached its composition, takes us through important regions of personal, generic and archetypal significance. The looming prospect of marriage, an unexpected and ill- fated adventure, given Lovecraft's eternal boyhood, could well have inspired some of the nightmare imagery in the story, with its obvious sexual overtones: the bound and gagged hero must descend through a long shaft to an immense subterranean space at one end of which is glimpsed the opening of yet another ominous shaft ("the foul aperture," "the noxious aperture"), big enough to fit a house in, as the narrator notes. Old words for "house" form the etymological sources of both "husband" and "pharaoh." The one would represent to HPL a side of himself as the sacrificial victim being dragged to the altar. The other identifies the chief villain in the story, the evil pharaoh Khefren (bearing an uncanny resemblance to the guide who lured him to his doom) who, with his evil consort Queen Nitocris, presides over the unholy assemblage of monsters making sacrifice to the chief monster of them all. As a voluntary bridegroom, HPL would become both the sacrificial victim and the officiating priest. The loss of the typescript, with its resulting diversion of the author's attention away from his bride to a typewriter, would surely have prompted his analyst (if he'd had one) to label the accident a slip of the hand intended to mitigate this doom. On the level of literary genre, here again, in the shape of the pyramid, is the malignant castle or haunted house that resides at the center of the Gothic, blind guardian of "unwholesome antiquity," and framework for those subterranean passages, dank basements, hidden chambers, dungeons, oubliettes, hollow earths, fairy grottoes and ragged pits that form the setting for the hero's descent into the underworld, that climactic phase of his adventure, which we find so frequently in dark myth and weird tale. What the hero finds in that subterranean world reminds us of Lovecraft's inventiveness (allied no doubt to his learnedness) in the nitty-gritty phenomenology of supernatural horror. Building on accepted facts and popular traditions he gives us, in this case, three-dimensional hieroglyphs the size of skyscrapers; an army of soul-less zombie mummies whose souls have been weighed and found wanting; a shambling horde of reanimated composite animal/human mummies, three-dimensional counterparts of those painted chimeras in Egyptian frescoes; and the glimpse of a Thing that may have been the model for that life-size statue we know as the Sphinx. Ruling over them, as noted, are the necromantic pair, Khefren and Nitocris (one side of whose face has been eaten away by rats), coordinating their rites of worship to propitiate one of those buried Old Ones that under-gird the Lovecraftian mythos. The final payoff in "Under the Pyramid," as in THE SHUNNED HOUSE, is the glimpse of a buried something that only after the fact does the hero recognize as a part of the hole, a minor anatomical feature of the half-buried monster, whose overall shape is thus left for the reader's own half-buried fantasies to customize. Mindful of its upcoming serialization in WEIRD TALES, HPL has kept a running word count of the story and indicated the point where he thinks the story should be broken in two. WT editor Farnsworth Wright divided the story into three parts. Not a great piece of work, but noteworthy from a literary point of view, and of documentary value during this pivotal period of HPL's life, when he was about to get married, about to move to New York and form an in- the-flesh literary circle that would sustain him afterwards, and as he was putting down roots at the magazine that would be his most important market and of which he was about to be offered the editorship. (Reading note by Robert Eldridge) Accompanied by a fragment of an undated two-page letter handwritten by Lovecraft on both sides of a single 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" sheet, salutation and conclusion clipped away, but perhaps to Frank Belknap Long. No date but internal evidence puts this at the end of February 1924, as he writes that he is "working like hell on the Houdini thing - it's a fearful job but I know Cairo by heart now!" A marginal postscript states: "just finished it! SHOCKING climax! Now to type!" Verso has two small sketches (showing the Pyramids and the Golden Road to Samarkand) accompanying two short poems, one a humorous limerick, the other a more stately quatrain, neither one listed in the Joshi bibliography. A charming endpiece to the saga of the "Pyramids."

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