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        Bal Banal

      14 Mars 1924 a la Salle Bulliere. Organise par l'Union des Artistes Russes.. Vendredi, Illustriertes Plakat, einseitig bedruckt, 64,8 x 24,6 cm, Gestaltet von N. Gontcharova, Bildmotiv (s/w-Holzschnitt) 20,4 x 9,8 cm, in sehr guten Zustand, linker Rand leicht gebräunt, sehr selten.

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        Bal Olympique.

      Paris, Union des Artistes Russes, 1924.. Vrai Bal Sportif costume organise par l'Union des Artistes Russes a Paris. Le Vendredi 11 Juillet 1924 .. la Taverne de l'Olympia ... 65 24 cm. 2 SS. mit 1 Illustr. von Natalia Gontscharowa, 1 Illustr. von Victor Barthe und 1 Notenfaksimile von Germaine Tailleferre.. Erste Ausgabe. - Großformatiges, beidseitig bedrucktes Einladungsschreiben zum Kostümball der russischen Emigranten in Paris. An dem Ball beteiligten sich auch Mariengof und Tristan Tzara. - Vgl. Bolliger VI, 835 und Schmidt, Rus. Graphik S. 106. - Gefaltet, ein leichter Fleck, ein sauber geklebter Randeinriß. - Sehr selten.

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        Guide to China wiht Land and Sea Routes between the American and European Continents. 174 Illustrations, 31 Maps, specially drawn 2 Colortypes. Official Series, Vol. D. Second (revised) Edition/Zweite Ausgabe

      Tokyo, 1924,. OLWd., cxxiv, 448 S., 12° mit- zahlreichen Textaufnahmen, gefalt. farb. Karten u. 1 grosser Übersichtskarte von China. Exemplar minimal berieben; HAGel wenig gebrochen . Titelblatt gestempelt u. mit Besitzerunterschrift versehen. Innen frisch u. sauber; Karten unbeschäidgt. Sehr gut erhalten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book. Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.

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        "Volcano" originales Aquarell ca.19,5x64cm (Darstellung/Image size) auf festem Zeichenpapier (24,5x69cm) rechts unten signiert; unterhalb der Darstellung Ortsangaben und Datum "24.März 1924" in Bleistift

      . Das Doppelblatt aus einem Skizzenbuch mittig mit Bugfalte..

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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 Academie 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.

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        Memoires de J. Casanova de Seingalt ecrits par lui-meme. Edition nouvelle publiee sous la direction de Raoul Veze, d'apres le texte de l'edition princeps Leipzig-Bruxelles-Paris (1826-1838). Variantes et Commentaires historiques et critiques...

      Paris, La Sirene, 1924.. (...Introduction d'Octave Uzanne. Band 1 - 12 cpl.. Erscheinungszeitraum 1924 - 1935 ). Jeweils im reich floral goldgeprägtem, braunem Oldr mit Kopfgoldschnitt und jeweils 2 farbigen Rückenschildchen, 4° ( 25,5 x 16 cm ). Auf Büttenpapier gedruckt mit marmorierten Vorsatzpapieren. Mit zusammen ca. 4000 Seiten mir sehr zahlreichen schwarz-weißen Abbildungen und Illustrationen, teils auf Tafeln. Einbände teils etwas berieben, teils gering fleckig, Ecken und Kanten teils gering bestoßen. Band 7 am schmalen Einbandrücken etwas stärker fleckig, Band 9 mit kleinen Tintenflecken auf dem Buchdeckel vorn, Band 2 oben mit beschädigtem Kapital, 2 weitere Bände mit kleinem Einriß am oberen Kapital. Im ersten Band auf Vorsatz montierter alter Klebezettel mit bilbliographischen Angaben zu diesem Werk, das offenbar in nur 290 Exemplaren erschienen ist ( der Zettel großenteils entfernbar ). Wenige Bände innen gering fleckig - insgesamt aber guter, dekorativer Zustand der schönen und seltenen Ganzlederausgabe Zusammen 12 Bände. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 13500 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        Memoires. Ecrits par lui-meme. Edition nouvelle publiee sous la direction de Raoul Veze, d'apres le texte de l'edition princeps Leipzig - bruxelles - Paris (1826 - 1838). Variantes et commentaires historiques et critiques.

      Paris, Aux Editions de la Sirene 1924-1935.. 12 volumes. Grand-8°. Chaque volume accompagne par plusieurs planches d'illustrations. Demi parchemin, piece de titre rouge, tranche de tete doree, couvertures et dos conserves. (Reliure Schumacher Berne).. Premiere editon critique des celebres memoires. Exemplaire sur alfa verge (apres 280 exemplaires nummerotes). L'edition est basee sur la traduction etablie par Jean Larorgue pour la premiere edition francaise de 1826. Les memoires fut publie 1822 en alemand par F.A.. Brockhaus d'apres le texte originale de Casanova. Le manuscrit originale reste cache par Brockhaus fut publie avec les edition Plon et Brockhaus qu'en 1960. Notre edition dit "La Sirene" reste apprecie par les casanoviste pour la qualite des commentaires et de son iconographie. - Exemplaire en parfait etat bien et soigneusement reliee, avec soin.

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        The Decorative Art of Frank Brangwyn. A Study of the Problems of Decoration with Special Reference to the Work of the this Artist by Herbert Furst, Author of 'The Modern Woodcut, etc. Illustrated with 33 Reproductions in colour and 150 in Monochrome.

      London/New York, John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd/Dodd Mead and Company, 1924.. First Edition. 26cm x 34cm. IX, 231 Pages. Original Hardcover. Excellent overall condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Signed (Monogrammed "FB") by Frank Brangwyn on the endpaper. From the library of Margot Fonteyn-photographer and artist Keith Money, with his ownership-signature to the front free endpaper.. Includes for Example: Art as an Organ of Human Life. The Old Spirit in Decoration. The New Spirit in Decoration. Aesthetic Unity and the Aesthetic Unit. Some Practical Problems of Decoration. Brangwyn among his Contemporaries. Brangwyn: The man and the artist. The Decorations for Bing's Hotel. Exhibition rooms: Venice and Leeds. The Royal Exchange. The Skinners Hall. The Canadian Grand Trunk Railway offices. The New Court House Cleveland Ohio. The Carpenters' Hall. The Ghent Exhibition Room and Lloyds Register. The Panama Pacific Exposition. The Chapel of Christ's Hospital School Horsham. St Aidan's Church Leeds. The New parliament Building Winnipeg. The Stations of the Cross Arras and Pretoria. Missouri's New State Capitol. The Picture Gallery Tokyo. The decorations for Selfridge's. Street Decoration. Stained Glass Cartoons. Still Life. Applied Art: General Principles, Rooms and Furniture, Carpets and Tapestry, Metal Work, Jewelry, Embroidery and Fans. Sir Frank William Brangwyn RA RWS RBA (12 May 1867 - 11 June 1956) was an Anglo-Welsh artist, painter, water colourist, virtuoso engraver and illustrator, and progressive designer. He was born in Bruges, Belgium, where his father moved after winning a competition organised by the Belgian Guild of St Thomas and St Luke to design a parish church. His forenames were registered as Guillaume Francois. In 1874 the family moved back to the United Kingdom. In 1896, he married Lucy Ray, who died in 1924. They had no children. He had an affair with Ellen Kate Chesterfield, which produced a son, James Barron Chesterfield-Brangwyn, born 1885 (calculated) in Mevagissey, Cornwall, England. James the son emigrated to Australia in 1909 being sent out to work on a farm in Townsville, Queensland and later moving to Brisbane. He leased Temple Lodge, 51 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith from 1900 to 1937/38 and bought The Jointure, Ditchling, Sussex in 1918. He was knighted in 1941. He died on 11 June 1956 at his home in Sussex. In 1936 Brangwyn presented Bruges with over 400 works, now in the Arents House Museum. In return the King of Belgium made Brangwyn Grand Officer of the Order of Leopold II, and Bruges made him Citoyen d'Honneur de Bruges (only the third time the award had been given). Frank Brangwyn received some artistic training, probably from his father, and later from Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo and in the workshops of William Morris, but he was largely an autodidact without a formal artistic education. When, at the age of seventeen, one of his paintings was accepted at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, he was strengthened in his conviction to become an artist. Initially he painted traditional subjects about the sea and life on the seas. His canvas, Funeral At Sea (1890) won a medal of the 3rd class at the 1891 Paris Salon. The limited palette in this painting is typical of his Newlyn period (although he was not officially a Newlyn artist). By the late 19th century Orientalism had become a favoured theme for many painters. Soon Brangwyn was attracted by the light and the bright colours of these southern countries. He travelled to Istanbul and the Black Sea, working as a deck hand for his passage. He made many paintings and drawings, particularly of Spain, Morocco, Egypt, Turkey. This lightened his palette, a change that initially did not find critical favor. He continued his travels to different parts of Africa, including South Africa. In 1895, the Parisian art dealer Siegfried Bing commissioned Brangwyn to decorate the exterior of his Galerie L'Art Nouveau, and encouraged Brangwyn into new avenues: murals, tapestry, carpet designs, posters, and designs for stained glass to be produced by Louis Comfort Tiffany. For his austere but decorative designs he was recognized by continental and US critics as a prominent artist, while British critics were puzzled as how to evaluate him. In 1908 Brangwyn was commissioned to paint the apse of St Aidan's Church, Leeds, but after it was realised that the air pollution would damage the paint, it was agreed he should work in glass mosaic. The mosaic (using Rust's vitreous mosaic) was completed in 1916. It covers the whole apse, and shows the life of St Aidan. Other commissions included murals for the Great Hall of the Worshipful Company of Skinners, London (1901-1909), the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915 (now in the Herbst Theatre, Veteran's Building Auditorium, San Francisco), a Lunette for Cuyahoga County Courthouse, Cleveland, Ohio (1911-1915), the Manitoba Legislative Building, Winnipeg (1918-1921), the Chapel, Christ's Hospital School, Horsham (1912-1923), and the Missouri State Capitol, Jefferson City (1915-1925). Although Brangwyn produced over 80 poster designs during the First World War, he was not an official war artist. His grim poster of a Tommy bayoneting an enemy soldier ("Put Strength in the Final Blow: Buy War Bonds") caused deep offence in both Britain and Germany. The Kaiser himself is said to have put a price on Brangwyn's head after seeing the image. Brangwyn is best known for the British Empire Panels (1925-1932), 16 large works that cover 3,000 sq ft (280 m2). These were originally intended for the Royal Gallery at the House of Lords at Westminster, but the House of Lords refused them because they were "too colourful and lively" for the location. They are now housed in the Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. In 1925-1926, he served as President of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists. Along with Diego Rivera and Josep Maria Sert, he was chosen by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. to decorate the concourse of the RCA Building in New York City (1930-34) with murals. A sequence of large murals on canvas (originally from Horton House, Northamptonshire) is held by the Dunedin Public Art Gallery Dunedin, New Zealand. He was also chosen to decorate the 1st class dining room of the Canadian Pacific liner, RMS Empress of Britain (1930-1931)]. Brangwyn was an artistic jack-of-all-trades. As well as paintings and drawings, he produced designs for stained glass, furniture, ceramics, table glassware, buildings and interiors, was a lithographer and woodcutter and was an illustrator of books. In 1952 Clifford Musgrave estimated that Brangwyn had produced over 12,000 works. He collaborated with Japanese Urushibara Mokuchu on a series of woodblock prints. Brangwyn's mural commissions would cover over 22,000 sq ft (2,000 m2) of canvas, he painted over 1,000 oils, over 660 mixed media works (watercolours, gouache), over 500 etchings, about 400 wood engravings and woodcuts, 280 lithographs, 40 architectural and interior designs, 230 designs for furniture, and 20 stained glass panels and windows. Towards the end of his life, Brangwyn donated many of his own and other artworks to museums and galleries in Britain and Europe. In 1944, he recovered and secured designs by Frederic Shields for the Chapel of the Ascension built by Herbert Horne, which was destroyed in 1940 during the London Blitz. In 1950, one of his last works provided illustrations for the book Sixty Years of Yachts by Herbert Julyan, a good friend. (Wikipedia)

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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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        Siam

      London: Alexander Moring Limited, The De La More Press, 1924 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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        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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        Les Éphèbes

      Paris: La Review Sans Titre (1924). 8vo. 81pp - Paris: La Review Sans Titre (1924). 8vo. 81pp. The true first edition of this collection of gay-themed poetry written and published by Guy Lévis-Mano, illustrated with ten woodblock prints by "Lucien Lovel" (a pseudonym for Gaston Poulain). Levis-Mano went on to be a highly regarded publisher whose creative typography has become easily recognizable. A very good copy with light spotting to covers, small tear and light foxing to prelims. Inscribed by Levis-Mano in the year of publication on front endpaper. This appears to be the true first edition of the book (and the only one of which we are aware). To our knowledge, all other copies bear the printed "3eme" reference. Only one copy in American institutions. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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