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        The Adventures of a Coquette

      London: T. Werner Laurie,, [1924]. Translated by Hannaford Bennett. Octavo. Original red cloth decorated in black. With the dust jacket Faint tanning to initial and final leaves. An excellent copy in the lightly edge chipped jacket, with tape residue on the spine panel, where a sticker has been removed. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Quantum Theory of Radiation

      Taylor and Francis London: Taylor and Francis. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION of Bohr, Kramers, and Clarke's influential paper that "contained drastic theoretical proposals concerning the interaction of light and matter." Printed simultaneously in German in Zeitschrift fur Physik. "After Kramers had succeeded in extending the scope of the correspondence argument to the theory of optical dispersion - thus rounding off a treatment of the interaction of atomic systems with radiation that accounted for all emission, absorption, and scattering processes - Bohr ventured to propose a systematic formulation of the whole theory, in which what he called the virtual character of the classical model was emphasized. In this he was aided by Kramers and a young American visitor, J. C. Slater, and the new theory was published in 1924 under the authorship of all three. The most striking feature of this remarkable paper, 'The Quantum Theory of Radiation,' was the renunciation of the classical form of causality in favor of a purely statistical description. Even the distribution of energy and momentum between the radiation field and the 'virtual oscillators' constituting the atomic systems was assumed to be statistical, the conservation laws being fulfilled only on the average. This was going too far: the paper was hardly in print before A. H. Compton and A. W. Simon had established by direct experiment the strict conservation of energy and momentum in an individual process of interaction between atom and radiation. Nevertheless, this short-lived attempt exerted a profound influence on the course of events; what remained after its failure was the conviction that the classical mode of description of the atomic processes had to be entirely relinquished" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography).IN: The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, Vol. 47, No. 281, May 1924, pp. 785-802). London: Taylor and Francis, 1924. Octavo, original wrappers. The whole issue in original wrappers. Chips to wrappers spine, otherwise fine. RARE in original wrappers.

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        Nasser Schnee. Übertragen von Isa Janthur. Mit rad. Titel- und -Schlußvignette, 1 rad. Initiale und 6 sign. Orig.-Radierungen von W. Geiger.

      - Berlin, F. Schneider [1924]., OHLdr. mit KGoldschnitt und Lesebändchen. 27,5 : 19 cm. - Eines (Nr. 69) von 200 Exemplaren auf Bütten, im Druckvermerk vom Künstler signiert und hs. num. Unbeschnittener breitrandiger Druck auf chamoisfarb. Papier. Eine von mehreren Dostojewski-Illustrationen Willi Geigers. Petzet S. 29. - Lang 75. - Pommeranz-Liedtke S. 183. Teilweise abgelöstes Exlibris im Vorderdeckel, der Lederrücken minimal berieben, sonst tadellos. Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Tod des Iwan Iljitsch. Erzählung. Deutsch von Arthur Luther.

      - Eines (Nummer VIII) der 30 (ges. 150 Expl.) auf handgeschöpften Zandersbütten abgezogenen Exemplaren. Berlin, Euphorion Verlag, 1924. 122 S. 3 Bl. mit 12 ganzseitigen, sig. Radierungen von W. Geiger. Gr.-8°, OPpBd. mit mont. Deckel- und Rückentitel. Einband mit Abrieb unten, Bindung etwas locker, sonst tadellos. Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Roland Moser]
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        Das junge Weib. Eine Novelle mit zwölf Radierungen von Willi Geiger.

      - Eins (Nr. 37) von 200 num. Exemplaren. Leipzig, Seemann, (1924)., 89 S., 1 Bl. mit 12 ganzseitigen hs. signierten Orig.-Radierungen von Willi Geiger. Fol., LnBd. mit mont. Rückentitel. Erste Auflage mit diesen Illustrationen. - Lang, Expressionistische Buchillustration 77. - Alle 12 Radierungen vom Künstler signiert. Tadelloses, schönes Exemplar. Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke!

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        Handbooks/Guides on Theater, Music, Cinema, Entertainment, Variety, Photography, etc

      Moscow and Leningrad, 1924-1935. Text in Russian. Softcovers. Over 2500 pp. in all 8 books. 2000-6000 copies only. In various condition. 1. FOTO-KINO LENINGRAD ("Photo-Cinema Leningrad" 1924. 2. TEATRAL'NAYA MOSKVA ("Theatrical Moscow. Theater-Music-Cinema Guide") 1926. 3. TEATRAL'NAYA MOSKVA ("Theatrical Moscow. Theater-Music-Cinema Guide") 1926-1927. (2nd year). 4. TEATRAL'NAYA MOSKVA ("Theatrical Moscow. Theater-Music-Cinema Guide") 1927-1928. (3rd year). 5. TEATRAL'NAYA MOSKVA ("Theatrical Moscow. A Guide") 1929. 6. TEATRAL'NAYA MOSKVA ("Theatrical Moscow. A Guide) 1930. 7. TEATRAL'NY I MUZYKAL'NY SPRAVOCHNIK PO SSSR ("Theatrical and Musical Handbook on the USSR") 1930. 8. TEATRY I ZRELISHCHA MOSKVY ("Theaters and Shows of Moscow. A Short Guide"). 1935. Everything on Performing Arts and photography in Moscow, Leningrad (and even in the USSR): Historical facts, structures and addresses of organizations, plans, repertoires, hundreds of pages of home addresses of people related to Performing Arts: actors, artists, musicians, dramatists, officials, etc., etc. Mostly illustrated with dozens of photographs. Overwhelming amount of data. An indispensable source of important and useful information. Rare. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        THE WORKS. THE ATLANTIC EDITION. 28 Volumes. Including; The Time machine, Kipps, The Invisible Man, War of the Worlds, Tono-Bungay, The First Men in the Moon, The history of Mr. Polly, The Island of Doctor Moreau.

      T. Fisher Unwin Ltd. London. 1924 - LIMITED EDITION. SIGNED BY WELLS. Number 414 of 620 sets for Great Britain and Ireland, 600 for sale & 20 for presentation (There were also 1050 sets for America). 28 large 8vo volumes (9.2 x 6.3 inches), complete. A fine, bright set, finely bound in recent half tan calf leather bindings. Spines with raised bands, red and green labels with gilt lettering, the compartments decorated with elaborate gilt design. Pebble morocco grained brown paper on boards. Top edges gilt. A beautiful set of the less common English limited edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster-ABA.]
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        Concentrated New England

      First Edition Near fine in bright red cloth covered boards with black text stamped on the front board. A small octavo measuring 7 3/4" by 5" with a prior owner's name neatly written on the first free end page. In a very good- dust jacket with the upper 3/8" of jacket missing from the front panel and spine area. An extremely scarce copy in dust jacket. The jacket in this case shows the small, black and white photographic reproduction of Coolidge on the front panel. (58) pages of text. Our code number = TB01478

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        A Pawn Among Kings

      London, Methuen and Co. 1924, 1924. FIRST EDITION of the author's first book, a mediaeval drama. 8vo, Publisher's sea blue cloth. Some bumping to spine and corners, slight staining to top edge of back board, a little fading to top front edge and spine. Tiny bookseller's sticker is attached to the back fixed endpaper. There is an inscription to the owner of the book on the front free endpaper, very good. C.S. Forester was awarded the 1938 James Tait Black Memorial Prize, founded in memory of a partner in the publishing house of A. and C. Black Ltd., and is one of the oldest and most prestigious book awards in Britain.

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        Purpurne Schmerzen

      Rutli Verlag: Zurich (c.1924). 4to. 60pp - Rutli Verlag: Zurich (c.1924). 4to. 60pp. A collection of erotic poetry and illustrations (by Carl Hermannes), which includes several explicitly gay poems. Of particular interest is the poem "Sein Lustknabe" about a beautiful effeminate boy who is ridiculed by all (his father demands that he become a blacksmith) until he leaves home and makes a profitable living as a travesty and then he lives in a beautiful house and everyone respects him. . Good in brown wrappers, a bit of edgewear, the inscription page has several small holes. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Bill the Conqueror: His Invasion of England in the Springtime

      New York : George H. Doran Company . Very Good . 1924 . First Edition . Hardback . .

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        When We Were Very Young

      E. P. Dutton and Company, 1924-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1924: First printing, special edition with limitation statement "This Special Edition of When We Were very Young is limited to five hundred copies". Of those five hundred, one hundred were signed by the author. This copy is not signed, and is one of the four hundred unsigned copies. In Good to fair condition, lacking the original dust jacket. Exterior shows chipping to edges, rubbing to side edges of boards, wear to spine ends with fraying, and stamping on spine is completely rubbed. Pages show age and use with foxing, spotting and occasional small tear, with a larger closed tear to page ix. Front hinge appears repaired, contents overall a bit worn with signs of age and use.

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        Le Troisième Livre des monogrammes, chachets, marques et ex-libris composés.

      1924 1924 - Paris: Henri Floury Libraire 1924. (12) p. + 88 plates. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and topedge gilt in nice contp. halfleather. * Copy no. 37 of 100 on "papier reyal de Madagascar". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        A Tract on Monetary Reform.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1924 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, double-line rule to boards in blind continued in gilt to spine. Rubbed at extremities, upper board bowed, light spotting to endpapers. A very good copy. Second impression. Inscribed by the author on the front pastedown, "Dedicated by the author to Mr. Gladitz".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Building Plans and Hand Colored Elevation for W. H. Woodfield between 6th St. and Harriet St., San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, March - June 1924. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper, including a hand colored dated elevation. Sheet size primarily 24" x 36". 6 sheets. Job #132. 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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        500 NOVYKH OSTROT ("500 New Jokes and Puns of Pushkin"). First Edition

      Moscow: Author, 1924. Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Cover design: Constructivism. 2000 copies only. (A Catalogue of Russian Avant-Garde Books in the British Library 1912-1934, No. 210) [Kruchenykh, Alexei (1886-1968): A famous Russian writer, one of the founders of Russian Futurism. - Rare, especially in such condition.] Please see the picture.. 1st ed..

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        Essays.

      The Macmillan Company 1924 - 250 copies, this is number 65, printed. Signed by Yeats under the limitation notice. viii, 538 pages; boards with paper labels. Spine label chipped at bottom right hand corner, not affecting lettering, otherwise an unworn copy. Contains his 'Ideas of Good and Evil (1896-1903)'; 'The Cutting of an Agate (1903-1915)'; 'Per Amica Silentia Lunae (1916-1917)'. A very good unworn copy under mylar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barry Cassidy Rare Books]
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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.

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        Le Troisième Livre des monogrammes, chachets, marques et ex-libris composés.

      Paris: Henri Floury Libraire 1924. (12) p. + 88 plates. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and topedge gilt in nice contp. halfleather.. Copy no. 37 of 100 on "papier reyal de Madagascar"

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        Port of New York

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1924. Purple Cloth, with paper labels. Bright, square, tight, and clean. Signed by Alfred Stieglitz on the title page.. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Alfred Stieglitz. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        The book of the queen's dolls' House { 2 Volumes }

      London: Methuen & Co., 1924. Queen Mary's Dolls' House is a doll's house built in the early 1920s, completed in 1924, for Queen Mary, the wife of King George V. It showcased the very finest and most modern goods of the period.These books are about this fantastic House. They are not only Limited Editions, but they have the advantage of Dust Jackets and Volume 1 is personally SIGNED BY "MARY R 1942, when presenting it to Coleg Harlech at that time. Also with an official Handwritten Compliments Slip "From Her Majesty Queen Mary" This Slip is with the address Marlborough House, but is probably from one of Queen Mary's staff". ". General Note: Vol. 2 edited by E. V. Lucas has title: The book of the queen's dolls' house library. "This edition is limited to 1,500 copies of which this is no. 1323." Brief Description: 2 v. col. fronts. (ports.) ill. (plans) plates (part col.) facsims. 27 cm. Fuller Description: pp. xiv, 248; xiv, 384. 116 plates including 32 in colour. Each Volume is virtually Fine, clean crisp and tight copies, hinges are tight and have been professionally reinforced. Volume 1 has the two covers but the spine is missing from the red Dust Jacket; Volume 2 has a complete Dust Jacket, , a little edge rubbed and with spine fade. A choice and very Rare copy, bearing the hand of the Queen, for whom the Doll's House was constructed. Now housed in a Fine clean Slip Box with Gilt Titles to Spine. OFFERS INVITED.. Limited Edition - Also SIGNED. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good ( See Comm ). Tall 8vo.

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        Monetary Reform

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

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        Later Poems

      Macmillan, New York 1924 - 1st US Edition. Hardcover. This is a first edition of the enlarged edition. 8vo boards, cloth spine, front and spine labels. Lacks tissue and box (most do) but in very nice condition. Spine-label slightly rubbed and bit darkene but front-label is bright, two tips slightly bumped, very little wear to binding. Signed limited 167/250. Housed in custom clamshell box; quarter green leather and green linen boads by Don Kobetsky of Chicago. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La xilografia.

      Subject: (Xilografia). Roma, Edizioni della Fiamma, 1924, 16mo pp. 42 con fig. Con firma autografa dell'A. Rarissima pubblicazione.

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        The Stretton Street Affair.

      London, Cassell and Co., 1924. - First Edition. 8vo. This copy INSCRIBED by Le Queux to his niece Enid Gaby. Fine in publisher's burgundy cloth titled and decorated in black to spine and front board. Internally clean, very light foxing to page edges. Inscribed Le Queux is difficult to happen upon, and in a copy of this quality it is very scarce. 'The man who really deserves credit for helping develop the spy novel is William Le Queux' (Peter Haining). William Le Queux, seems to have done everything (or at least said he did); journalist, diplomat, explorer, early pilot, radio enthusiast and the author of a staggering 197 books. There is even the suggestion that Duckworth Drew, one of Le Queux's espionage heroes, was a direct inspiration for James Bond. HUBIN; Crime Fiction IV, p920. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        Rogues in Porcelain A Miscellany of Eighteenth Century Poems

      London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd.. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1924. First Edition. First Printing. Leather. Magnificent inlaid binding by Riviere and Son, with their stamp on the front turn-in. Full green crushed morocco with a leather inlay of a gentleman kneeling behind a lady in a gown, in seven different colors of leather. Spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling and borders in the remainder, gilt ruled borders with gilt devices at each corner on covers, color illustrated endpapers which are matched by the doublure pastedowns, gilt borders and devices on each turn-in, a.e.g. Illustrated with bright color plates, head and tail-pieces by John Austen. This volume is designed to "give pleasure to all those who love the courtesies, the formalities, and the gracious fancies of the Augustan age of English Poetry." A stunningly beautiful book. . Head of spine and edges of spine are lightly rubbed, spine is sunned, slight wear to tips, else unmarked, tight, square, clean, and crisp. VERY GOOD+. . Color drawings. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 258 pp .

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books]
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        Mountain Interval

      Henry Holt, New York, 1924. Early Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Signed by Author. Worn at the corners, faint dampstain at edges and spotting to spine cloth, light foxing to early pages, otherwise clean internally. Old gift inscription to the front endpaper and signed by Forst and dated 1939 at the top of the title page. Frontis of a bust of Frost with tissue guard. 75pp with one page of ads at the rear. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 044149. .

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        FAIRY TALES. Limited Edition. [In the original, Rare printed Dust Jacket]

      London:: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1924. Near Fine. SIGNED BY KAY NIELSEN ON COLOPHON PAGE without personalization. A Near Fine hardback First Edition Thus Illustrated. DELUXE EDITION LIMITED TO 500 SIGNED COPIES. THIS IS No. 412. Bound in original blue cloth with gilt lettering and design spine and covers. Illustrated with 12 fine full-page mounted color plates as well as head and tail-pieces, decorative borders and full-page b&w illustrations by Nielsen. Minimal cover edge wear. Owner bookplate ffep. Minimal scattered foxing. In Very Good+ Dust Jacket with mild edge wear, short closed tears, tape residue, small piece missing rear panel of Dust Jacket. In modern marbled blue paper covered slipcase. 4to. 197 pp.

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        BOUI BOUIS. Limited Edition

      Berlin:: Razum-Verlag,, 1924. First Edition. Very Good++. A Very Good++ hardback First Edition LIMITED TO 500 NUMBERED COPIES. THIS COPY NOT NUMBERED. Complete with 28 plates with tissue guards, as issued. Bound in original tan cloth spine and blue paper covered boards with gilt lettering spine and covers. Mild cover edge wear, sunning spine and covers. In custom made blue cloth covered slipcase with gilt lettering on leather spine label. Three Essays about the Artist by Farrere, Makowsky and Schloezer. Folio.

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        Trentuna fantasie bizzarre e crudeli, precedute dalla diabolica imagine di Niccolò Paganini e dall'autoritratto dell'uomo pallido.

      Bottega di Poesia 1924 - Milan, Bottega di Poesia, 1924. Grand in 4 de 36 illustrations, reliure cartonnée de l'éditeur, illustrée en noir, charnières légèrement fendues sur cinq et sept centimètres environ, réparées, de très petits manques de papier aux coiffes et au dos, reliure légèrement fatiguée, restant néanmoins très solide, bon et bel exemplaire. Alberto Martini naquit en 1876 dans un village près de Trévise en Vénétie. Il fut peintre, graveur, illustrateur, graphiste, et dessinateur. Les critiques d'Art décrivent son oeuvre d'élégante et épique à grotesque et macabre. Il est considéré comme l'un des précurseurs du surréalisme, une certaine influence pouvant d'ailleurs se retrouver entre autres dans certaines oeuvres de Salvador Dali ou de Max Ernst. Fils d'un professeur d'Art à l'Institut technique de Trévise et portraitiste, Martini débuta en 1895 comme illustrateur de livres, avec "Il Morgante Maggiore" de Luigi Pulci et ''La secchia rapita" d'Alessandro Tassoni. En 1897 il exposa 14 dessins intitulés "La corte dei miracoli" (la cours des miracles) à la Biennale de Venise. En 1898 il devint illustrateur pour le magazine d'Art allemand ''Dekorative Kunst''. En 1901 il illustra "La Divina commedia" de Dante Alighieri. En 1905 il produisit 132 dessins et gravures à l'encre pour les histoires extraordinaires d'Edgar Allan Poe. Son oeuvre fut largement influencée par Albretch Dürer, Pieter Bruegel, Lucas Cranach, Albretch Altdorfer, Joseph Sattler. En 1910, il illustra les ''Poèmes'' de Paul Verlaine et ''Hamlet" de William Shakespeare. A partir de 1915 il peignit des pastels et des lithographies sur la thématique du ''papillon" dans un style très proto-surréaliste. Durant la première guerre mondiale, il produisit des dessins intitulés "Danza macabra" qui illustrèrent des cartes postales distribuées aux troupes italiennes et aux alliés qui combattaient les Austro-Hongrois. Il produisit des peintures commissionnées par la marquise Luisa Casati, la comtesse Revedin et Paola d'Oestheim et d'autres encore. En 1923 il écrivit une sorte d'autobiographie "Vita d'artista" (vie d'artiste) et ''Il Tetiteatro " exposant des idées innovantes afin d'illustrer et de décorer le théâtre. En 1928, déçu par les critiques et le monde artistique de son pays, il s'exila en France, y demeurant 6 ans. En 1940 il publia une revue d'Art intitulée ''Perseus", en 1952 il illustra l'oeuvre de Rainer Maria Rilke, il décéda en 1954. Parmi tous les oeuvres publiées par l'artiste, cette édition est une des plus prisées et recherchées. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE DREAM

      The MacMillan Company, New York 1924 - Published April 1924. "This book is sent to you with the com- pliments of its Publisher. The Dream will be published on April 22. I hope that you will enjoy reading it." For The Macmillan Company." super rare advance first edition with extra special cover and additional page [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sketches of Northern Spanish Architecture: In Pen, Pencil and Wash

      New York: Architectural Book Publishing Co, 1924. Hardcover. Good +. 51 illustrated plates unbound in the publisher's original salmon boards stamped in black with original red cloth spine and with a cloth ribbon tie. All plates present and in good condition. Samuel Chamberlain studied architecture at the University of Washington (1913) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1914). When the United States entered the First World War Chamberlain left M.I.T. to join the American Field Service Ambulance Corps in France. He was so impressed with the architecture of the old world that he stayed in Europe to sketch after the end of the war in 1918. In this regard, Samuel Chamberlain joined other famous Americans who dedicated much of their art to European architectural scenes, such as Whistler, Pennell and John Taylor Arms. Chamberlain was both the author and illustrator of a number of architectural books, including Sketches of Northern Spanish Architecture (1924), Domestic Architecture in Rural France (1926) and Tudor Homes of England (1928). [see photo]

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        Little Things

      Freelands [Kentucky]: Privately printed,, 1924. Octavo. Original blue cloth-backed boards, title label to upper board, blue endpapers. With the plain tissue dust jacket. Housed in a quarter green morocco slipcase. Tipped-in original signed etching by Power O'Malley. Fine. First edition, first printing. One of just 25 copies printed on Japanese paper, specially bound. With the author's signed inscription, "To send a message Bidding us be brave, And bidding us be free. James Stephens Dublin May 1924". Rare.

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES ILLUSTREES (13 VOLUMES)

      1924 - Paris, Librairie de France 1924. Edition du centenaire. Treize volumes format in-8°(24x19cm). Reliure demi chagrin rouge à coins.Tetes dorées.Couvertures conservées.Très nombreuses illustrations hors-texte. Bon exemplaire. 1/ Premières oeuvres 183.-1842 460p 2/Mme Bovary 457p Illustrations de Pierre Laprade. 3/ trois Contes et Théatre 460p illustrations de Felix Vallotton, René Piot et Antoine Bourdelle. 4/Bouvard et Pécuchet 404p Ullustrations de B.Naudin. 5-6/L'éducation sentimentale 2 volumes 515p+287p illustrations de Dunoyer de Segonzac et André Favory. 7/La tentation de Saint Antoine 398p illustrations de Pierre Girieud. 8/ Par les champs et par les grèves 316p illustrations de G.Dufrenoy 9/Salammbo 425p Illustrations de Alfred Lombard. 10/ Correspondance I 1829-1852 507p portraits gravés par A.Ouvré 11/ Correspondance II 1853-1863 589p Portraits gravés par A.Ouvré.12/Correspondance III 1864-1876 713p portraits gravés par A.Ouvré 13/Correspondance IV et Voyage en orient 400+311p. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection of Original Willy Pogany Artwork to Include Willy Pogany Original Portrait Drawings of the 1924 U.S. Olympic Team and Willy Pogany Erotic Etchings

      U.S., 1924. The First Edition Online Bookstore has a large collection of original Willy Pogany artwork for sale. This collection of artwork includes original Willy Pogany portrait drawings and original Willy Pogany erotic etchings. The First Edition Online Bookstore has included in this stunning Willy Pogany artwork collection an original Willy Pogany illustration of American fencing champion Adeline Josephine Gehrig. The Willy Pogany original drawing is on paper measuring 5.50 x 8.50 inches (approx) and is in Near Fine condition with only very slight discolouration. The Willy Pogany portrait of Adeline Josephine Gehrig was undertaken on the S.S. America either to or from the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris since it is dated 1924 with Willy Pogany adding the words S.S. America next to his signature. The reverse bears the previous owner's address label. Adeline Josephine Gehrig was born on June 11, 1887 in Newark, New Jersey in the United States of America. Adeline Josephine Gehrig is the cousin of baseball player Lou Gehrig and at the age of 36 was one of two women representing the USA in the Women's Foil Individual at the 1924 Paris Olympic Games, the other being Irma Hopper. The First Edition Online Bookstore has this rare and collectable Willy Pogany original illustration of Leon M. Schoonmaker looking very distinguished in a bow tie. This Willy Pogany original drawing was carried out at the same time as the drawing of Adeline Josephine Gehrig and so is believed to have been carried out either to or from the 1924 Paris Olympic Games. Under his clear and large pencil signature Willy Pogany has added the words S.S. America 1924. The subject's name is written underneath the image. The Willy Pogany original illustration is on paper that measures 5.50 x 8.50 inches (approx) and is in Near Fine condition. Leon M. Schoonmaker from Princeton University was the U.S. men's fencing champion at the 1920 Antwerp Summer Olympic Games and President and Secretary of the Amateur Fencers League of America (AFLA). The First Edition Online Bookstore has this original Willy Pogany original illustration of a man named Donald B. Shedhams. The Willy Pogany original illustration of Donald B. Shedhams is on paper that measures 6.00 x 9.75 inches (approx). Condition is Very Good with light creasing and age toning to the edges; and the previous owner's address label to the reverse. Willy Pogany carried out this portrait illustration at the same time that he drew Adeline Josephine Gehrig and Leon M. Schoonmaker since the under his clear and large pencil signature Willy Pogany has added the words S.S. America 1924. As with the other two Willy Pogany portrait illustrations, it is believed that this portrait was undertaken either to or from the Summer Olympic Games in Paris of 1924. The subject's name is written underneath the image. The First Edition Online Bookstore has the very rare and collectable Willy Pogany etching Captive Spirit for sale. The Willy Pogany Captive Spirit etching was possibly produced for a book and is of a nude blonde woman tied up and in the hands of a man whose own hands are tied together. The image measures 9.00 x 12.00 inches (approx) and bears the Willy Pogany's signature to the bottom right corner in pencil and the title in Willy Pogany's hand to the bottom left corner. The Willy Pogany Captive Spirit etching has the number 50 to the bottom centre. The etching has a couple of folds that are unlikely to be too noticeable when framed; there is gum residue to the top left corner where there was once a label; some light dust soiling; and the previous owner's label to the reverse. Overall, this is a very attractive and rare Willy Pogany etching and would make a wonderful addition to any Willy Pogany collection or any collection of original artwork. The First Edition Online Bookstore has this very rare and collectable Willy Pogany large erotic etching for sale. This Willy Pogany original erotic etching features a pair of lovers with nude man kneeling to kiss his naked partner. This Willy Pogany erotic etching has been mounted onto brown paper and has Willy Pogany's notes to the bottom left corner stating that this is the third state and his signature to the bottom right corner. The image for this large Willy Pogany erotic etching measures 9.00 x 12.00 inches (approximate) and has folds, surface creasing and some light dust soiling, with the previous owner's label to the reverse. This is an exceptional example of this very rare and collectable Willy Pogany original artwork that will make a magnificent addition to any Willy Pogany original art collection or any collection of erotic original artwork. This is a truly rare and magnificent collection of original Willy Pogany artwork that will be of considerable interest to any collector or dealer in original artwork.. Signed by Illustrator. Original Artwork. Very Good. Illus. by Willy Pogany.

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        The Temple Shakespeare. 40 volume set in purpose-built wood and glass cabinet

      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 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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        Storia della Civilt? Latina dalle origini al sec. V a. C.

      Subject: (Archeologia). Roma, Pontificia Accad. Romana di Archeologia, 1924/1934, cinque vol. in folio, brossura originale, pp. 238 + 122 + 45 con tav. I/IV + tav. V/C + CI/CLXXXIX. Il seguito del vol. II ed il vol. III non sono mai usciti. Opera edita in soli 300 es. pochissimi quelli conservati ed ancor meno quelli, come la presente serie, ben completi di tutto il pubblicato. Copia appartenuta al Prof. R. Scarani e, prima, al Prof. G. Monaco. (Soft Cover)

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        Antheil and the Treatise on Harmony

      Paris: Three Mountains Press, 1924. Bound in patterned boards with spine label; original orange wraps bound in. Wraps lightly creased, paper age darkened ( as usual), internally fine.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        In Our Time

      Three Mountains Press 1924 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Ernest Hemingway on a laid in signature. An attractive copy limited to 170 numbered copies. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. We buy Hemingway First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Modern French Music

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York 1924 - First edition. Blue cloth gilt. Embossed stamp of Virgil Thomson on title page, wear and small tears to cloth mostly along the bottom extremities, else very good. Inscribed by Hill: "To Virgil Garnett Thomson, long-suffering and diligent assistant, his friend, Edward Burlingame Hill. Christmas, 1924." Hill was an American composer, little remembered today, but his influence was great. Among his students at Harvard were Thomson, Leonard Bernstein, Roger Sessions, Elliott Carter, and Walter Piston. Although we can find no printed acknowledgment of Thomson in the book, the inscription would indicate that he had a considerable part in its creation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sermons By A. Maude Royden (Preached at the Fellowship Services Held at the Eccleston Guildhouse) (8 Original Issues) (Women's Rights Interest)

      Church Militant Supplement, 1924. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Good. (Religion) Sermons By A. Maude Royden (Preached at the Fellowship Services Held at the Eccleston Guildhouse). 8 original issues of The Church Militant Supplement, bound as one. Agnes Maude Royden was a noted feminist, pastor, supporter of suffrage. This compilation contains some of her most noted works bound together. Sex and Common Sense, Ethics Of Birth Control. Hardcover. 1924. Foxing and toning. PO name. Extremely Rare! Good. Octavo. $1000.00

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