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        Fairy Tales Illustrated by Kay Nielsen

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1924]. 4to, 197pp. With a tipped-in frontispiece and 11 color-plates with captioned tissues, and monochrome drawings throughout the text, many full-page. Full midnight blue crushed morocco extra, inset panel on upper cover with inlaid illustration in colored moroccos of a man carrying a child, backstrip gilt, gilt edges, a superb showcase binding by Bayntun c. 1960 that is very slightly faded (perhaps from being in a showcase?) Limited to 500 copies signed by Nielsen. Danish artist Kay Nielsen (1886-1957) was the son of the director of the Royal Danish Theater and after art school he was quickly recruited as a book illustrator; his Fairy Tales was delayed for a year so as not to compete with another version illustrated by Robinson. That edition is now little known whereas this version is one of the best known illustrated books of the century. He turned to stage design for the Danish State Theater and only illustrated three more books before moving to Hollywood where he designed sets for movies and acted in small walk-on parts. He died in California in 1957.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Odyssey of Homer done into English Prose by S.H. Butcher and Andrew Lang with Twenty Plates in Colour after the Water-Colour Drawings of W. Russell Flint

      London and Boston: Medici Society, 1924. Large 4to, xxviii, 315pp. With 20 tipped-in color plates. Sumptuously bound in half vellum and blue buckram, pale green morocco labels on backstrip, gilt top, slipcase. A very fine copy, unsigned but likely a Sangorski & Sutcliffe binding. Limited to 500 copies. A lovely book, printed on handmade paper, with Flint at his sensually erotic best illustrating this epic edition. The artwork was created in 1914 but not published until 1924 due to the Great War and subsequent events. By 1924 Flint was at the height of his fame and this book is regarded as one of his masterpieces.

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        A Diegueño Woman of Campo

      Suffolk Eng. Co., Cambridge Mass. 1924. (Photograph) Very good. A Diegueño woman of Campo. The North American Indian. Portfolio 15, Plate 530. From Copyright Photograph 1924 by E. S. Curtis. Photogravure Suffolk Eng. Co., Cambridge Mass. Original Photogravure on Japanese Rice Paper : Image: 15 1 / 2" X 11 3 / 8"..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        The Pageant of Empire

      High Holborn, London - Fleetway Press Ltd, 1924 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce limited edition of this lavishly illustrated anthology of the British Empire. The LNER presentation edition, with the extra page and plate tipped-in. With stunning full-colour lithographs throughout. Condition: In a paper covered binding. Externally, sound and bright with wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean with slight spotting to first and last couple of pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        BAROCK-BOZZETTI Italienische Bildhauer Italian Sculptors Deutsch-Englische Ausgabe English-German Edition Volume II

      Frankfurt: Frankfurter Verlags-Anstalt, 1924.. 1st edn. Vol II only. 4to. Original cloth-backed marbled paper-laid boards (corners a little bumped - otherwise VG). Pp. 126, illus with 57 b&w plates and 1 illus in text (plates and pages bright and unmaked; previous owner's neat inscription on front free endpaper). .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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        A History of English Law. Volumes 1-9 [of 17] [with] Tables and Index by Edward Potton [Ten Volumes]

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 36 Essex Street W.C., 1924-56. Original cloth, gilt, occasional underlining, some volumes ex-library, volume six particularly worn; a good working set Holdsworth's history as originally conceived, "a continuous History of English Law as a whole down to 1700", comprising the work's first nine volumes; with Potton's index, "enormously increas[ing] the value of the History" in Holdsworth's words

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        Rogues in Porcelain A Miscellany of Eighteenth Century Poems Compiled & Decorated by John Austen

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1924. Bound by Riviere & Son, in crushed Morocco leather, Navy leatherbound book with color illustration of man on one knee before a woman. Gilt border work and edge work. Gilt lettering on spine with gilt designs in compartments and five raised bands with gilt. Pages have gilt edges in prestine shape. Complete with hard case in fine condition with tan and blue linen clam-shell box with dark blue morocco leather label on spine of box.. Signed by Binder. First Edition. Full Morocco Leather. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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        Sämtliche Werke. Historisch-kritische Gesamtausgabe in zwölf Bänden. Hrsg. v. Fritz Brukner und Otto Rommel

      Wien, Schroll 1924-1930.. 15 Bde. ca. 9800 S. Mit 107 Tafelabb. (inkl. Frontisp.). OLn. Einbde. stellenw. gering fleckig. Guter Zustand EA W.-G.² 20; Handb. d. Editionen 446.1 - "Heute noch gültige wiss. Werkedition, auf die nahezu alle späteren Ausg. zurückgehen." - Ursprüngl. auf 12 Bde. konzipiert. Bde. 1-2: Zauberspiele, Bde. 3-4: Parodien, Bd. 5: Politische Komödien, Bde. 6-8: Volksstücke, Bde. 9-14: Possen, Bd. 15: Nestroy. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Wiener Volkskomik.

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        The Treasures of Typhon.

      London: Grant Richards, 1924 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board in dark blue. With the dust jacket. Small mark to lower board, spine slightly faded, contents toned. An excellent copy in the rubbed and dulled jacket with some small nicks and short splits repaired with tape to the verso. First edition, first impression in the John Austen-designed dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Temple Shakespeare. 40 volume set in purpose-built wood and glass cabinet

      London: J M Dent & Co. G : in good condition with edge-chipped dust jackets. One volume lacking dust jacket, one with loss to spine and one with closed tear to spine of dust jacket. 1924. Reprint. Red hardback cloth cover. 135mm x 105mm (5" x 4"). [5000pp.]. Frontis plate in each volume as well as yellow and black armorial on front pastedown. A complete set of 40 books in superb binding. With the original glass and wood cabinet. N.B.: Heavy set - shipping supplement applies - please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination. Published: c.1924-1930. In purpose built glass-fronted cabinet. Hamlet, Titus Andronicus, Midsummer Nights Dream, Timon of Athens, As You Like It, Comedy of Errors, Corialanus, Sonnets, Taming of the Shrew, Loves Labours Lost, Henry IV part 1 & 2. Julius Caesar, Richard III, Henry VIII, Merchant of Venice, King Lear , Anthony and Cleopatra, Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry V, Macbeth, Measure for Measure, Othello, Troilus and Cressida, Romeo and Juliet, Alls Well that Ends Well, Twelfth Night, Pericles. Winters Tale, King John, Much Ado about Nothing, Cymbeline, The Tempest, Rape of Lucrece and Venus and Adonis, Richard II, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Henry VI,part 1,2,3 .. .

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        Détours *

      NRF, Paris 28.8.1924. - Un portefeuille et un volume broché, couverture imprimée. Quelques légères piqûres sur gardes et tranches, peu gênantes. Peu courant, ce premier ouvrage de l'auteur révèle son mal de vivre; oeuvre autobiographique donc, profondément liée à ses expériences, jusqu'au portrait de Crével par Mac Cown, jeune peintre américain qui fut le premier homme à le séduire.La rarissime version volante du portrait qui doit accompagner l'édition de luxe est signée par l'artiste et le graveur Georges Aubert qui mit l'épreuve sur bois. Au format de 32 x 25, elle est également tirée sur Japon, sous protection d'un portefeuille de papier fort à rabats accordé à la couverture de l'ouvrage.Le seul exemplaire de tête dont nous avons retrouvé trace est celui de la copieuse vente Matarasso qui n'avait pas l'estampe contresignée par Aubert. Édition originale. L'un des 25 exemplaires de tête lettrés (X) sur vieux Japon teinté, avant 1'115 vélin simili cuve de Navarre.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        A Passage to India.

      Edward Arnold and Co., London, 1924, - FIRST EDITION. Publishers dark red cloth with black titles to the spine and upper board. Internally clean, backstrip a touch sunned. Near fine. The great novel of the British Raj, it remains a brilliant study of empire. A Passage To India was the 1924 James Tait Black Memorial Prize, founded in memory of a partner in the publishing house of A. and C. Black Ltd., and one of the oldest and most prestigious book awards in Britain. Kirkpatrick [A10] Connolly 100. Listed in The Observer's All-Time 100 Best Novels [2003] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        Wylye Vale [Original Colour Woodcut Print on Paper]

      1924, edition Unknown. () Fine. 8.25 X 9.5 CM (3.25 X 3.75 inches) original colour woodcut print on paper. In 5 CM (1.5 inch) wooden frame painted a blue-grey with gilt border inside and only very slight wear. Off white acid free matting (with a second piece of darker beige matting creating a border around the image). In extremely good condition, with no fading or acid burn. Crisp, clear colours. Frame measures 26.75 X 31 CM (10.5 X 12.25 inches). Metal wire hanger across back. A pencil notation of the the name is below the image to the left and across from this, to the bottom right of the image, is Phillips' signature (also in pencil). With Master's Gallery provenance label on back. Boulet MBL78. Edition unknown. For a reproduction of the image see page 74 in Boulet "The Tranquility and the Turbulence". Image from the families stay in the English Countryside (Wylye) near the beginning of their stay in England in 1924-25. A warm and friendly image depicting a broad and beautiful valley. A soft patchwork of farmland lays softly across rolling hills broken up by clumps of yellow trees. The excellent quality of framing and pristine condition makes this print especially desirable. Walter Joseph Phillips (October 25, 1884 – July 5, 1963) was an English-born Canadian painter and woodcutter, acclaimed as one of Canada's most famous printmakers and for popularizing the colour woodcut in the style of the Japanese. His artistic career spanned from the 1900s through the 1940s, during which time his work was exhibited throughout North America and Great Britain. In 1940 he was asked to become a resident artist at the Banff Centre, then known as the Banff School of Fine Arts, where he played an important role in the development of their visual arts program- It's Walter Phillips Gallery, which focuses on contemporary art, is named after him. The Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta holds an extensive collection of Phillips works and a research archive..

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        Edmond-Henri Crisinel *

      Cully 1924. - Photographie originale signée d'Emile Gos, tirée en noir au format de 35 x 28, du tableau original de l'artiste figurant l'écrivain, contresigné, daté et situé par Géa à l'encre noire, sous encadrement soigné à fine baguette de bois naturel 52 x 40. Ce surprenant portrait en buste de l'écrivain, d'une rare délicatesse, fait partie des oeuvres de jeunesse de Géa, dont la très grande majorité a disparu. Il précéderait de peu sa période simili-cubiste et surtout, de deux ans, le présumé premier portrait peint cité (par méconnaissance dans l'ouvrage de Beaudin), celui d'Elie Gagnebin. L'artiste en pleine jeunesse et possession de ses moyens, encore étudiant aux beaux-arts, y a figuré son sujet en demi-teintes, déjà tenté par le côté obscur. Bien qu'il soit difficile de comparer ces deux incunables, disposant d'une reproduction de grand format en noir de qualité très professionnelle de la première et d'une plus modeste colorée de la seconde, nous ne serions néanmoins pas étonné de partager avec d'autres amateurs le regrets que ce ne soit pas cette dernière qui ait été égarée, tant elle semble fadasse par rapport à la précédente.Précieux document, faute d'original à se mettre sous la dent.Signalons en passant un portrait-charge du poëte, daté de 1943 et reproduit dans le recueil pré cité, tout ce qui nous reste de Géa, de moindre intérêt.[Expo Clerc-Crisinel 1 - BCU/Musée Cantonal des Beaux-arts 1958; Antoine Beaudin: Géa Augsbourg 1902-1974, pages 19,86,96]

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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).

      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.

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        DAVID BALFOUR : being memoirs of the further adventures of David Balfour at home and abroad .

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1924 - black cloth, pp., xv ., 356 , [9] full color plates : full color illustration paste-down to front cover, gilt spine titles, endpapers illustrated by Wyeth, light brown dust jacket printed in black with front cover paste-down illustration repeated, spine of d.j. toned, light wear to head of spine of d.j., a very bright, clean copy. in protective mylar jacket,The further adventures of David Balfour in which he continues his friendship with Alan Breck Stewart and support of the Scottish highlanders' cause, travels abroad to complete his education, and finds romance. Also published under title: Catriona. Sequel to: Kidnapped. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harry E Bagley Books Ltd]
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        Bill The Conqueror

      George H. Doran, New York. 1924 First edition US. DW. Mustard bds., blue lettering. Ownership inscription to f.ep. Bds. sl. age marked, edges sl. rubbed. Charming wrapper, sl. chipped with small portions missing from spine ends. Hinges internally sl. tender. Text very clean and bright. VG+/VG+.

      [Bookseller: Addyman Books]
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        The Honourable Jim

      London; Hodder & Stoughton [1924], 1924. FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED by the Author to title page: 'To William & Ada / de Jongh / With fondest love / from / Emmuska Orczy (flourish)'. 8vo.; pp.320. Publisher's red cloth lightly worn, edges spotted, first gathering foxed, occasional marking throughout. In its pictorial dust wrapper with one or two tears, plus some chips at spine; some tape stains to reverse of dust jacket. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Memories and Adventures, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

      Boston, Little, Brown, And Company, 1924. 1st Edition. Description: ix p. L 1., 410 p. Front. , plates, ports. , diagr. 22 1/2 cm. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth, new endpapers. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Building Plans, Elevation, and Radius Map for a Garage Building for Daniel Lagan. on Howard Street, San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, April 3, 1924. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size 18" x 31". 5 sheets. Job #130. 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.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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      New York: The MacMillan Company, 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Light wear to corners. A bright, close to Fine copy and quite unusual as such. 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 #66 of only 250 numbered copies SIGNED by the author on the limitation leaf. Lacking the scarce slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Führer der Novembergruppe.

      [Selbstverlag der Novembergruppe],, Berlin, 1924 - Berlin, [Selbstverlag der Novembergruppe], [1924], 23,3 x 15,3 cm, (8) Seiten, bedruckte Original-Klammerheftung (Eckknick Vorderdeckel, angestaubt), insgesamt ein ordentliches Exemplar. Letzter der vier erschienen Führer der Novembergruppe. Kliemann, Helga: Die Novembergruppe, Text darin vollständig abgedruckt siehe Anmerkung 51, Seite 73f. - Kliemann Bibliographie Seite 13, II. - Novembergruppe: Künstlervereinigung (Berlin 1919 bis 1935), benannt nach der Novemberrevolution 1918; Gründungsmitglieder: César Klein, Moriz Melzer, Max Pechstein, Heinrich Richter-Berlin, Georg Tappert. Radikal-revolutionäre Künstlergruppe aus dem Umkreis von Herwarth Waldens Zeitschrift DER STURM aus den Bereichen bildende Kunst, Architektur, Literatur und Musik; Unterstützung der sozialen Revolution in Deutschland, Forderung nach Einheit von Kunst und Volk. Aktivitäten: Ausstellungen, Künstlerfeste, Veranstaltungsreihen; Aufruf und Anthologie >An Alle Künstler!<; 1922 Zusammenschluss mit der Dresdner Sezessions Gruppe 1919 und der Gruppe DAS JUNGE RHEINLAND zum Kartell fortschrittlicher Künstlergruppen in Deutschland (zitiert nach Kat. Gesamtkunstwerk Expressionismus, Mathildenhöhe 2010). Sprache: Deutsch insgesamt ein ordentliches Exemplar. bedruckte Original-Klammerheftung (Eckknick Vorderdeckel, angestaubt),

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      New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1924. First Edition. cloth. About Fine, lacking a dustwrapper. Blue cloth. Illustrated with drawings. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper nearly filling the page: "To/J.C. Calhoun/a Friend/from/Will Rogers/(almost an author)/New York. Nov 15, 24." Rogers was born in Indian Territory in 1879 and had some Native American blood in his veins. He began in vaudeville and moved on to motion pictures, a career that was cut short when he died in a small plane crash in 1935 near Point Barrow, Alaska. Perhaps he was best known, however, for his syndicated newspaper column which had such a massive following that the proposition that he run for President was once seriously advanced. His saying, "All I know is what I read in the newspapers," became a popular catchword of the times. Books signed or inscribed by this most popular of American humorists, especially with such a fine inscription, are uncommon.

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        THE DIARY

      London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd, 1924. Hardcover. 187 x 121 mm (7 3/8 x 4 3/4"). Eight volumes bound in three. Transcribed by the late Rev. Mynors Bright, M.A., from the shorthand manuscript in the Pepysian Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge. Edited with additions by Henry B. Wheatley. FINE CONTEMPORARY TERRA COTTA CRUSHED MOROCCO BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE (signed on front turn-ins), double gilt fillet border on covers, upper covers with gilt insignia incorporating the initials "S P," crossed anchors, and looping ropes with Pepys&#39; (misspelled) motto in Latin on a ribbon above it, raised bands, spines gilt in double-ruled compartments with central ornament of either a crown, a sailor&#39;s knot, an anchor, or crossed quills, turn-ins ruled in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With frontispiece portrait of the author. Spines lightly and uniformly sunned toward pink, otherwise AN EXTREMELY PLEASING SET IN BEAUTIFUL CONDITION inside and out. Pepys&#39; diary is available in various editions (see, for example, items #140 and 169); the chief value of the present printing is that it is done on India paper, allowing the full substantial text to be contained in a very manageable space. And the compactness of this edition is here very much enhanced by the bindings, made with high quality morocco and expertly finished. (The Sangorski Latinist has, however, fallen short of perfection: Pepys chose as his personal motto "mens cujusque is est quisque," or "what a man&#39;s mind is, that is what he is," but here the first word is unfortunately spelled "mons," Latin for "mountain.").

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      Paris G. Briffaut 1924 - 16.2x25.2 cm., 280 pp., édition ornée de cinquante-six bois originaux de Sylvain Sauvage, relié demi-maroquin havane à coins, signée par Laurent Peeters - Anvers. Filet doré cernant les plats de pap., dos à 5 nerfs et finnement fleuronnés dorés (décor floral), tête dorée, couverture imprimée d'éditeur. Tirage limité. Tirage de 1000 exemplaires sur papier vélin numérotés de 101 à 1100. 1350 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen

      London: Hodder and Stoughton n.d. [ 1924 ]. First Nielsen edition. 12 tipped-in coloured plates. 4to, original green moire cloth elaborately blocked in gilt; spine faded ( as often ), some light fading to fore-edge of upper cover. Inner hinges pulled. Some light foxing. Partly erased inscription on front free endpaper which has, at one time been glued to facing paste-down to hide the inscription, traces of glue remaining. Lower endpaper glued to lower pastedown. The binding quite presentable, internally very good also with no creasing to the tipped-in coloured plates.

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        Building Plans, Elevation, and Perspective for James H. Hjul, 21st St. and Alabama, San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, July - August 1924. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 20" x 35". 8 sheets. Job #143. Current address may be 890, 901 Alabama or 2844, 2852 21st St. 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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        The Immortals

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

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        Le peuple de la mer *

      R.Kieffer, Paris 1924. - Broché 28 x 20, couverture grise rempliée imprimée en noir et ornée dune vignette colorée. Très légères piqûres sur tranches. L'un des 450 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé blanc de cuve. Ravissant petit illustré ymagé à toutes pages de bandeaux, soigneusement imprimé avec de belles marges sur un papier subtilement teinté. Image visible sur site céleste.

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        Tendres stocks *

      Emile-Paul Frères, Paris 1924. - Relié pleine toile de Lin vieux rose 25 x 18, titre doré, couverture conservée. L'un des 475 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé de Rives. Une longue préface de Marcel Proust introduit le lecteur dans cet illustré charmant.

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        Les sept mers *

      Librairie Stock, Paris 10.1924. - Broché, couverture bicolore rempliée illustrée de Franz Masereel. Bel exemplaire, très frais, du tirage en premier papier de ce recueil de poèmes traduits par Maud Kendall et Daniel Rosé.La délicate effigie de l'auteur étonne par tant de légèreté, si exceptionnelle dans cette technique de gravure; c'est un Kipling plus céleste que marin qui y rayonne. Édition originale. L'un des 27 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur Japon, avant 77 Hollande, 110 vélin et 1050 Alfa.

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        Le Devin du Village *

      M. Glomeau, Paris 1924. - Reliure pleine percaline verte similicuir, titre doré. L'un des 26 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur vélin pur chiffon du Marais. Sympathique petite édition illustrée de cette piécette qui eut les honneurs de l'Opéra.La modeste reliure de notre exemplaire est largement compensée par l'adjonction du dessin original aquarellé joint, une ravissante variante de la composition figurant page 25, tout autant travaillée que le motif reproduit.

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        Antheil and the Treatise on Harmony

      Three Mountains Press, Paris 1924 - About fine, with only the slightest bumping to extremities, and the usual browning of the acidic paper. Still in original glassine jacket, which has a few small chips to the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Crêpes, tambours, poussière. Manuscrit autographe signé.

      Manuscrit autographe signé de 17 pages in-8 avec quelques corrections 1924 - - Manuscrit autographe signé de 17 pages in-8 avec quelques corrections _[1924], 14x18cm, en feuilles. - Chronique parue dans le 'Journal' du 19 Octobre 1924 sur les funérailles officielles d'Anatole France. Une fois de plus, Henri Béraud démontre ses talents de polémiste et sa grande ironie à propos de ces fastes funéraires et ce superbe texte vient en écho de ceux rédigés, au même moment, par les surréalistes dont le célèbre 'Un cadavre'. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      1924 - [signed by Forster] London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1924. 3 pp undated ads. Original maroon cloth lettered in black. First Edition of Forster's famous novel of India, in which the English community is portrayed as quick to condemn an Indian doctor accused of assaulting a young Englishwoman.~.Forster's most famous novel, and the last one he wrote. There was considerable criticism of his portraits of the English in India. Forster made a humane and liberal Englishman, Fielding, a rare exception and this was less than fair. But his diagnosis of the less than perfect relationship of the Indian to his Anglo-Saxon overlord as arising from insensitivity and arrogance on the one hand, and generations of endured rudeness and condescension on the other is accurate as a factor in politics, as many non-Englishmen can testify. Forster was frequently asked why he stopped writing novels [he lived 46 more years]: 'I have nothing more to say,' he replied. [CGEL]~This volume (without half-title, as issued) is in remarkably fine, bright condition. Usually maroon cloth spines become severely faded, but with this copy any such fading is all but imperceptible. Furthermore, this copy is signed by Forster on the title page, where he has stricken through his printed name and replaced it with his signed name. In addition to trade copies such as this, there were 200 signed copies in a different binding -- but signed trade copies, such as this one, are considerably scarcer. Kirkpatrick A10a; Modern Library 100 #25. Housed in a morocco-backed clamshell case. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        So Big

      Doubleday Page & Company 1924 - First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. This copy is SIGNED by Edna Ferber on a laid in signature. The book is nice shape. The binding is tight, with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a scarce copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. We buy Ferber First Editions with the ORIGINAL dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Constable & Co., 1924. Rare First Edition. Limited to 750 numbered copies only. Large 8vo, publishers original blue cloth lettered in gilt and stamped in blind, t.e.g. xii, 434 pp. A superior copy of this very scarce book, fine and bright and unusually well preserved, without wear or blemish. RARE FIRST EDITION OF THE POEMS. The first publication of Melville&#146;s collected poems and the first time that many appear in print. Appearing for the first time &#147;Author&#146;s note (on the use of expletives)&#148; pg. 129, &#147;Miscellaneous Poems&#148; pp. 297-349, and &#147;At the Hostelry&#148; pp. 351-434. Between 1875 and 1920 Melville had fallen deep into obscurity. William P. Trent&#39;s A HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE, 1903, gives Melville but three pages out of 593, and Wendell and Greenough&#39;s A HISTORY OF LITERATURE IN AMERICA, 1904, gives him nothing at all. The author&#39;s star began to rise in 1921 with the publication of Weaver&#39;s biography. The first volume of the collected works was published the following year and did much to expand American awareness of Melville&#39;s art. It stands alone as a truly important edition with the inclusion of &#39;The Poems&#39; and &#39;Billy Budd,&#39; both of which were here published separately for the first time. &#145;The Poems&#146; appears as Volume XVI of the Standard Edition set.

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        Dictionnaire raisonné de l'architecture française du XIe au XVIe siècle. ( 10 VOLUMES)

      Ernest Gründ, Paris 1924 - ( IN FRENCH - EN FRANÇAIS ) Complet en 10 volumes. Sans date (circa 1924). Inclut le Tome X: "Table". ---------------- Livres à couverture rigide postérieure à la publication. Plats de papier marbré à l'intérieur et à l'extérieur. Dos de cuir avec dorures. Usure aux bords et aux coins. Ex-exemplaire de bibliothèque de monastère avec numéro au bas du dos et une étampe à l'intérieur. Papier propre et sans rousseurs, livres solides. Bon état. ( Cet article de 13 kg pourrait requérir un supplément postal selon la destination et le mode de transport choisi. Vous pouvez vous enquérir auprès du librairie pour connaître les frais postaux exacts pour chaque cas particulier.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Paris: The Transatlantic Review Co.,, 1924 Ford, Ford Madox (Ford Madox Hueffer) (ed.). THE TRANSATLANTIC REVIEW. Vol. I, no. 1. Paris: The Transatlantic Review Co., 1924. 8vo., 120 pp. + ads. Publisher&#39;s printed wrappers in custom slipcase. A near fine fresh copy showing minimal use. Contributors include: Joseph Conrad, E. E. Cummings, A. E. Coppard, Ezra Pound, Phillippe Soupault & others. Superb example.. 1st Edition.

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      1924. The Later Adventures of the Swiss Family Robinson | The Final Adventures of the Swiss Family Robinson. [Together, two volumes.] Frontispiece [in each] by H. C. Murphy. New York: G. Howard Watt, 1924. Original maroon cloth with affixed front cover color illustration. First American Editions. Just as Verne wrote a sequel to Edgar Allan Poe&#39;s NARRATIVE OF ARTHUR GORDON PYM with his AN ANTARCTIC MYSTERY (1897), so too did he write, three years later, SECONDE PATRIE (SECOND FATHERLAND) as a sequel to Johann Wyss&#39;s THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON. (In Verne&#39;s Preface to the original French edition, he noted that THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON and ROBINSON CRUSOE were his two favorite boyhood stories.)~It would be almost a quarter-century after the original 1900 French edition before this title came out in English -- in these two volumes, first in 1923 by Sampson Low of London, then a year later by G. Howard Watt of New York (as here). During the delay in publishing this in English, which included the Great War, the era of the magnificent pictorial trade binding had unfortunately come to an end.~These are fine, clean copies. Taves & Michaluk V049; Myers 50.

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        Les cinq sens.

      Grasset 1924 - - Grasset, Paris _1924, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 5 ex numérotés sur Chine, tirage de tête. Un minuscule manque en pied du dos, quatre feuillets malhabilement découpés ayant occasionné de petits manques marginaux. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Passage to India

      New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1924. First American Edition. Octavo (19.5cm); black cloth boards, lettered in yellow on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 322pp. A straight, tight copy, moderately foxed on prelims and page edges, scattered faint foxing to text; solidly Very Good. In original dustwrapper, price-clipped and with old clear tape reinforcements verso, still very nicely preserved with just mild edgewear and mild toning at flap-folds; Near Fine. & & The First American edition of Forster&#39;s final work of fiction. A Passage To India was Forster&#39;s most popular novel in his lifetime and, thanks to the 1984 film adaptation by David Lean, it remains his best-known work. The American edition is uncommon, and notably scarce in dustwrapper; this a very presentable copy. CONNOLLY 100.

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      Stock 1924 - - Stock, Paris _1924, 14,5x19,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 1050 ex numérotés sur alfa. Ouvrage illustré d'un portrait de l'auteur par Francis Picabia, couverture illustrée par Franz Masereel. Dos très légèrement passé, sinon agréable exemplaire quasi exempt de toute rousseur. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Odyssey of Homer done into English Prose by S.H. Butcher and Andrew Lang with Twenty Plates in Colour after the Water-Colour Drawings of W. Russell Flint.

      - London and Boston: Medici Society, 1924. Large 4to, xxviii, 315pp. With 20 tipped-in color plates. Sumptuously bound in half vellum and blue buckram, pale green morocco labels on backstrip, gilt top, slipcase. A very fine copy, unsigned but likely a Sangorski & Sutcliffe binding. Limited to 500 copies. A lovely book, printed on handmade paper, with Flint at his sensually erotic best illustrating this epic edition. The artwork was created in 1914 but not published until 1924 due to the Great War and subsequent events. By 1924 Flint was at the height of his fame and this book is regarded as one of his masterpieces. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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