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        Zapiski poeta. Povest? [Aufzeichnungen eines Dichters. Erzählung].

      Original-Ausgabe. - Selvinsky war einer der bedeutendsten Vertreter des literarischen Konstruktivismus. Die vorliegende Erzählung ist eine Art Autobiographie des Dichters, der seine Verse hier als Werk des imaginären Lyrikers Evgeny Ney publizierte. - Berühmtheit erlangte die kleine Veröffentlichung vor allem durch die prägnante Einbandgestaltung El Lissitzkys. So nutzte er zwei fotografische Porträtaufnahmen, die er 1924 von Hans Arp fertigte, und belichtete die Negative unterschiedlich, so dass die Profilaufnahme heller und die Frontalaufnahme dunkler geriet, schließlich fügte er beide zu einem Doppelporträt zusammen. Als Hintergrund verwandte er die Dada-Zeitschrift 391, auf den Hemdkragen ließ er den Namen des imaginären Dichters setzen. - Erschienen in einer Aulage von dreitausend Exemplaren. - Die häufig fehelnde Faltkarte hier mit Einriss, sonst hervorragend erhaltenes Exemplar. - Lissitzky-Küppers 121. - Kat. Sprengel Museum 218. - Bowlt/Hernad 73. - Kat. MoMa 750. - Andel, Avantgarde Pagedesign 252.

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        A History of Tennis.

      4to., 2 volumes in original cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Illustrated with numerous plates and a large folding chart at rear of volume II. Spines slightly sunned otherwise a very good set. First edition. Supposedly limited to 820 copies, the actual limitation is probably much smaller, as it is rumoured that 100 were pulped in 1929, and perhaps as many as 380 copies were pulped in 1932. Earlier sections of this comprehensive history of tennis are a reworking of Julian Marshall's "Annals of Tennis" (1878), but it also provides a detailed account of court tennis over the fifty years since Marshall's book was published, complete with tournament records and valuable sketches of leading players. The second volume includes a section on the literature of the game.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Sam Loyd's Picture Puzzles With Answers

      Sam Loyd [Jr.], Brooklyn 1924 - [6], 114, [8] pages; lacking the two coloured supplements advertised on front cover paper onlay and printed in b&w at rear of book. Covers soiled, front endpaper a bit grubby and with evidence of worming along hinge. Binding is sound; no inscriptions. Offered with an as-new copy of the Algrove/Lee Valley reprint that "deleted" 14 of the original puzzles that "caricature non-whites in various derogatory ways". Size: 8vo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Odd Book]
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        Autograph quotation signed ("W B Yeats").

      Dublin, 2. VII. 1924. - 8vo. ¼ p. The famously enigmatic aphorism from the introductory poem to Yeats's "Responsibilities" (1914): "Only the wasteful virtues earn the sun". - Traces of folds; slight rustmarks from old paperclips. On Yeats's stationery with printed letterhead "82, Merrion Square, S. Dublin"

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        HEU-HEU, OR THE MONSTER

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1924.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-265 [266: blank], title page printed in red and black, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First U.S. edition. 7500 copies printed. Allan Quatermain adventure that takes place before his discovery of King Solomon's Mines. Heu-Heu is a devil-god of prehistoric origin worshipped by African natives. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS VIII (1981), 44. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 743. Bleiler (1978), p. 90. Reginald 06540. Wolff 2858. Scott 79. Whatmore F53. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear and short closed tears along top and bottom edges, several of the latter with internal tape mends. (#152664)

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        THE TOWN CHILD'S ALPHABET. Designs by David Jones.

      Cover design and twenty-six full-page illustrations by David Jones, one for each letter of the alphabet. Original pictorial paper covers. 215 x 170 mm. First edition. Little marked on one page; else a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Historic Wall-Papers: From Their Inception to the Introduction of Machinery

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1924. Limited. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. The 1924 stated limited edition, WARMLY INSCRIBED BY NANCY McCLELLAND on the front free endpaper. Solid and VG in its duotone cloth, with tipped-on decorative label to the front panel. Light give at the textblock, otherwise very tightly-bound. Thick quarto, 458 pgs. Top-edge gilt, fold-out chart at rear. Neat former owner signature at front free endpaper. Signed by Author.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        The Holy Bible : Reprinted According to the Authorised Version of 1611 In five volumes

      London and New York: The Nonesuch Press and The Dial Press 1924 - 1927. In 5 volumes complete. Numbered limited edition. This is copy no. 52 of an edition limited to 75 copies printed on Arnold unbleached rag paper. Full vellum with gilt lettering to spines. All edges gilt. In two blue cloth solander boxes with maroon leather title labels. Minor marks to vellum. Printed by John Johnson, printer to the University, at the Oxford University Press. The copperplates are designed and engraved by Stephen Gooden. The typography is arranged by Francis Meynell. Nonesuch 21. A handsome set. . Near Fine. Full Vellum. Limited Numbered Edition. 1924. 4to..

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        FLOR DE DURAZNO

      Agencia general de librerias y publicaciones. Editorial Bayardo, Buenos Aires 1924 - FIRMADO Y DEDICADO POR EL AUTOR A JOSÉ FRANCES, NOVELISTA Y CRÍTICO LITERARIO ESPAÑOL. 91º millar. Tela editorial sin sobrecubierta. Como curiosidad editorial se conserva el prólogo con su editorial. Hugo Wast¿ (Córdoba, 23 de octubre de 1883 - Buenos Aires, 28 de marzo de 1962) fue un escritor y político argentino. Simpatizante del franquismo español, alcanzó notoriedad por sus novelas, algunas de las cuales fueron adaptadas al cine, por su acción pública como diputado y ministro de instrucción pública, cargo desde el cual implantó la enseñanza ordinaria aunque no obligatoria de la religión católica en todas las escuelas del país, y por su ferviente militancia religiosa y nacionalista, así como por su antisemitismo. Fue ministro de Educación en 1944, durante la dictadura del general Pedro Pablo Ramírez. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Mercería del Libro]
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        Manuel de l'amateur de reliures armoriées françaises

      Ch. Bosse 1924 - Paris, Ch. Bosse, 1924 31 volumes en 15 tomes in-4 (28,2cm x 24,1cm) de: XXII-(2)-119planches-(16)-109planches-(6), (8)-103planches-(14)-108planches-(6), (10)-123planches-(14)-118planches-(4), (8)-100planches-(14)-208planches-(6) & (10)-100planches-(14)-90planches-(6)pp (pour les tomes I à V); (8)-99planches-(14)-96planches-(6), (8)-100planches-(16)-92planches-(8), (8)-86planches-(12)-102planches-(6), (8)-86planches-(14)-105planches-(6) & (8)-104planches-(14)-109planches-(6)pp (pour les tomes VI à X); (8)-101planches-(14)-101planches-(6), (10)-96planches-(14)-111planches-(6), (20)-16planches-(8)-72planches-(4), (4)-40planches-(12)-72planches-(8) & (2)-XXIV-170-(6)pp (pour les tomes XI à XV). Soit 2865 planches d'armoiries. Pleine toile ivoire, dos lisse, pièce de titre en maroquin noir, auteur, tomaison & sous-titre frappé or, couverture et dos conservés. Très bel ensemble, reliure en bel état; intérieur frais. Intégralement monté sur onglets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE EPPE FRÈRES]
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        Zapiski poeta. Povest? [Aufzeichnungen eines Dichters. Erzählung].

      Original-Ausgabe. - Selvinsky war einer der bedeutendsten Vertreter des literarischen Konstruktivismus. Die vorliegende Erzählung ist eine Art Autobiographie des Dichters, der seine Verse hier als Werk des imaginären Lyrikers Evgeny Ney publizierte. - Berühmtheit erlangte die kleine Veröffentlichung vor allem durch die prägnante Einbandgestaltung El Lissitzkys. So nutzte er zwei fotografische Porträtaufnahmen, die er 1924 von Hans Arp fertigte, und belichtete die Negative unterschiedlich, so dass die Profilaufnahme heller und die Frontalaufnahme dunkler geriet, schließlich fügte er beide zu einem Doppelporträt zusammen. Als Hintergrund verwandte er die Dada-Zeitschrift 391, auf den Hemdkragen ließ er den Namen des imaginären Dichters setzen. - Erschienen in einer Aulage von dreitausend Exemplaren. - Die häufig fehelnde Faltkarte hier mit Einriss, sonst hervorragend erhaltenes Exemplar. - Lissitzky-Küppers 121. - Kat. Sprengel Museum 218. - Bowlt/Hernad 73. - Kat. MoMa 750. - Andel, Avantgarde Pagedesign 252.

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        OUR SECOND AMERICAN ADVENTURE. First English Edition with SIGNED CALLING CARD INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR OCTOBER 25th 1923.

      London ;- Hodder and Stoughton 1924 - First Edition. 8vo. Original black cloth (somewhat worn and discoloured) Illustrated. 250pps. The inscribed card is affixed to the front endpaper. (Green & Gibson B33 - Published 15 February 1924. 1,000 copies. 10/6 ) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB Est. 1867.]
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        East Persia, a Backwater of the Great War

      London: Edward Arnold & Co.,, 1924. Illustrated. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles gilt to spine, patterned endpapers, top edge trimmed, others untrimmed. Frontispiece, 8 plates and a folding map at rear. Contemporary ownership inscription of Dr L. Stanley Torrance to the front free endpaper. Rubbing to extremities, slight wear to tips, top edge dust toned; a very good copy. First edition, first impression. Brigadier General William Dickson (1871–1957), was born in Tehran and held the role of Inspector-General of Communication in East Persia throughout the First World War; in 1920 he was appointed head of the military commission in Persia. This work, which provides an account of the history of the region, was reviewed contemporaneously in the Morning Post as "an excellent story which can be grasped in all its bearings by the general reader". It is notable however for its omission of any mention of the 1921 Persian Coup; a series of several events which led to the establishment of the Pahlavi dynasty as the ruling house of the country in 1925. Dickson, who was , was accused by many as being too closely involved in local government; leading Ironside to write in 1920 that he "must either act under my orders, or he must abstain from taking part in Persian affairs".

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        East Persia, a Backwater of the Great War. Illustrated.

      London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1924 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles gilt to spine, patterned endpapers, top edge trimmed, others untrimmed. Contemporary ownership inscription of Dr L. Stanley Torrance to the front free endpaper. Rubbing to extremities, slight wear to tips, top edge dust toned; a very good copy. Frontispiece, 8 plates and a folding map at rear. First edition, first impression. Brigadier General William Dickson (1871–1957), was born in Tehran and held the role of Inspector-General of Communication in East Persia throughout the First World War; in 1920 he was appointed head of the military commission in Persia. This work, which provides an account of the history of the region, was reviewed contemporaneously in the Morning Post as "an excellent story which can be grasped in all its bearings by the general reader". It is notable however for its omission of any mention of the 1921 Persian Coup; a series of several events which led to the establishment of the Pahlavi dynasty as the ruling house of the country in 1925. Dickson, who was , was accused by many as being too closely involved in local government; leading Ironside to write in 1920 that he "must either act under my orders, or he must abstain from taking part in Persian affairs". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        PARADE'S END (THE "TIETJENS" NOVELS): Some Do Not, No More Parades, A Man Could Stand Up, and Last Post.

      London/ New York:: Thomas Seltzer/ Duckworth,. 1924 - 1928.. First U.S. edition of the first volume and first editions of the rest; all four volumes in the scarce to rare dust jackets. Ford's tetralogy set during WWI, mainly in England and on the western front, where Ford himself served as an officer in the Welch Regiment. John N. Gray hailed PARADE'S END as "possibly the greatest 20th-century novel in English" and Mary Gordon labeled it as "quite simply, the best fictional treatment of war in the history of the novel." Basis for the 2012 BBC / HBO mini-series starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall. SOME DO NOT (NY: 1924), in black paper boards over half orange cloth lettered in black on spine. Orange cloth inexplicably but evenly shadowed on each side (the spine is fine) and pages a little darkened, otherwise very good to near fine in good to very good dust jacket with few skinned areas and marginal chipping affecting only the tips of letters at head of spine. NO MORE PARADES (London: 1925), in green cloth boards with gilt-lettered spine. INSCRIBED BY FORD to British novelist and friend Cyril Anthony George Bertram (1897 - 1978), "FOR ANTHONY BERTRAM/ Ford Madox Ford [underlined]/ Bijou 14 May MCMXXXIV." Faint offsets to endpapers and title page a little foxed, otherwise near fine in lightly soiled dust jacket with small stain on rear panel (otherwise near fine). A MAN COULD STAND UP (London: 1925), in green cloth boards with gilt-lettered spine. Foxing to page edges and title page, otherwise bright and fine in fine, lightly soiled dust jacket. LAST POST (London: 1928), in green cloth boards with gilt-lettered spine. Pastedowns and hinges darkened, spine ends just a touch frayed, otherwise near fine in good to about very good dust jacket showing light soiling, tanning to spine, small hole in front flap fold and chipping to spine ends that is not affecting any lettering. A remarkable set, nearly impossible to reassemble, especially in dust jackets. .

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        Schutt. (Gedichte). Berlin-Wilmersorf. Alfred Richard Meyer 1924. 29,8 x 19,5 cm. 8 nicht nummerierte Blätter. Originalhalbpergamentband (= Die Wilmersdorfer) .

      Alfred Richard Meyer, 1924. Erstausgabe. Das Buch erschien als Zweiter Privat-Druck für die Berliner Bibliophilen Vereinigung "Die Wilmersdorfer" in 51 handschriftlich nummerierten Exemplaren. Vorliegend Exemplar Nummer 17. Im Unterschied zur „normalen" Erstausgabe wurde hier der unbeschnittene Bogen von Alf Heyne-Ballmüller mit der Hand in Halbpergament gebunden und mit einem vergoldeten Titelaufdruck auf dem Vorderdeckel versehen. Der Band enthält folgende 8 Gedichte Gottfried Benns: Spuk / Rot / Schwer / Die Dänin / Ach, du zerrinnender / Chaos / Nacht und Die Welten halten. Der Pressendruck von Gottfried Benns frühem Gedichtband gehört zu den seltensten Erstausgaben des Autors. Exlibris auf der Innenseite des Vorderdeckels, vorderes Vorsatzblatt leicht stockfleckig, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar. Referenz: Lohner/Zenner 1.40 (dort als Vorzugsausgabe der Erstausgabe bezeichnet) - Rodenberg 160 -- Raabe/Hannich-Bode 24.11

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Günter Linke]
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        Nowa kultura. Tygodnik. Rok drugi Nr. 8 (23). 23. II. 1924. [New Culture. No. 8. (23). February 23, 1924.]

      Edw. Staniecki, Warszawa (Warsaw) 1924 - The modernist layout of the cover and the magazine was designed by Miczys?aw Szczuka. First edition. In publisher's printed wrappers. (169)-192 p. Miczys?aw Szczuka's cover and typographical design. The magazine "Nowa kultura" (New Kulture) was a short-lived attempt of collaboration between the Polish avant-garde artists and the Communist Party between July 1923 and September 1924 (initially published weekly, later monthly). The journal was officially edited by Edward Staniecki and Franciszek Kwiatkowska, however, the real editor who was also the founder of the magazine, the committed member of the Communist Party, Jan Hempel. One of the main contributors to the publication was W?adys?aw Broniewski, and through him, the Polish futurists also became involved in the project. The design of "Nowa kultura" was created by the avant-garde painter and graphic artist Mieczys?aw Szczuka, one the founders of the of the Warsaw avant-garde artist's group "Blok" and co-editor of the associated art magazine. This issue, besides articles by Hempel and other writings, published probably the first time in Polish a detail of Mayakovsky's 150 000 000, with constructivists typographical illustrations by Szczuka, and a reproduction of Georg Grosz's drawing. Cover slightly chipped at edges. Pages yellowed due to acidic paper. Overall in fine condition. In publisher's printed wrappers [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Herausgegeben von Ilarie Voronca, Stephan Roll und Victor Brauner. Nr.1 (= Alles Erschienene). Bukarest. 1924. 27,6 x 23,2 cm. 16 Seiten. Illustrierte Originalbroschur mit einem farbigen Originallinolschnitt von Victor Brauner.

      Originalausgabe. Einzige Nummer dieser typographisch herausragend gestalteten Avantgardezeitschrift, erschienen im Oktober 1924. Enthält weitere Originallinolschnitte von Brauner, Janco und Maxy, sowie Beispiele der von Brauner und Voronca gemeinsam erfundenen Pictopoesie. Unser Exemplar stammt aus der Sammlung des Mitherausgebers Ilarie Voronca und diente als Vorlage des Nachdruckes aus dem Jahre 1993. Rarissimum. Referenz: Dada Global 91 - Almanacco Dada 144 - Centre Pompidou, Dada 1337 mit Abbildungen auf Seite 61 und 694 - Ilk, Rumänische Avantgarde K 285 mit Abbildungen auf Seite 45 und 47 - Andel, Avant-Garde Page Design 226-228 mit Abbildungen auf Seite 185.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Günter Linke]
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        Saul Bellow : autograph letter, signed, circa 1960.

      A RARE MANUSCRIPT LETTER WRITTEN BYPULITZER AND NOBEL PRIZE WINNING AUTHOR SAUL BELLOW TO FELLOW WRITER, THOMAS BERGER. Octavo sheet, on letterhead of the literary magazine The Noble Savage, manuscript in pen, dated 6/29, to the American writer Thomas Berger (1924-), urging him to contribute to The Noble Savage, signed Saul Bellow. In the Spring of 1960 Saul Bellow, along with fellow founding editors Keith Botsford and Jack Ludwig, launched The Noble Savage magazine, which was published by Meridian Books in New York. The magazine's regular contributors included such luminaries as John Berryman, Ralph Ellison and Arthur Miller, and it also afforded opportunities to lesser known but no less brilliant writers such as Berger, Thomas Pynchon, Edward Hoagland and Robert Coover. However, the periodical was relatively shortlived, with only five issues of the magazine published before Meridian closed the operation in 1962. In this letter to Thomas Berger, a younger writer who would achieve both great critical acclaim and commercial success with his 1964 masterpiece Little Big Man, Bellow seeks Berger's commitment to contribute an article to the magazine. The letter presumably dates from late June, 1960: 'Dear Mr. Berger, Harvey [Swados] has written to me about your interest in the con-man author. I think you could do a wonderfully funnny piece, and I wish you'd take this on... I admired Crazy in Berlin greatly and should have let you know it. This is one of those matters left undone which St Paul scolds us for. With me it's not only theological but psychiatric. Anyway your wild way of going at things pleases me enormously. You're a noble savage for sure. We don't recruit; we recognize... Can you dig up this operator and have a talk with him? It would be great fun. Yours with editorial ardor, Saul Bellow'.

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        The Iconography of Manhattan Island 1498-1909 Volumes I and II

      New York: Robert H. Dodd, 1924-1925. Hardcover. Good. Volumes I and II of Stoke's landmark work on the History of New Uork and Manhattan. 1 of 360 copies on English Hand-made paper. Original 3/4 vellum over armorial blue cloth, gilt, top edge gilt. Original blue cloth jackets. House in original blue cloth cases. Library markings from Forbes Library. Perforated stamp to title page, stamps to plates have bled through affecting engravings. HOWES S-1026. Stokes was "hopelessly addicted to the illusionistic glamour of the most exciting city in the world; he knew its beauty and its squalor"--New York Times.This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        Archiv für Sozialwissenschaft und Sozialpolitik. Begründet von Werner Sombart, Max Weber und Edgar Jaffe. Bde. 51-64.

      Tübingen, Mohr, 1924-1930. 24 x 17 cm, Halbleinen ohne Schutzumschlag Einbände berieben und bestoßen. Schnitt teilweise fleckig. Innen immer wieder etwas fleckig. Gutes Leseexemplar. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Dingo

      , 1924. 1924. BONNARD, Pierre. Dingo. By Octave Mirbeau. 194, [4] pp. Illustrated with 55 original etchings by Pierre Bonnard or which 14 are full-page, PLUS an additional suite of the 14 full-page etchings on Arches. Folio, loose as issued in the original illustrated wrappers, in the original half velum clamshell box. Paris: Ambroise Vollard Editeur, 1924.In contrast with some of his other books the etchings Bonnard drew for Dingo show a marked playfulness, which are at variance with the somewhat imposing format of the book. Dingo is in notable contrast to the smaller Histoires Naturelles by Jules Renard for which Bonnard also provided not too dissimilar illustrations. Dingo is one of five books which Bonnard illustrated for Ambroise Vollard. Clamshell box with some wear, cover with a repaired tear along the joint, overall a nice clean copy. No. 13 of 30 copies on Japon ancien with an additional suite from a total edition of 350. Bouvet, Bonnard the Complete Graphic Work Nos. 90. Johnson, Ambroise Vollard, Editeur No. 169. Ives, Pierre Bonnard: The Graphic Art No. 103.

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        GHOSTS IN DAYLIGHT ..

      London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd., 1924.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-236. original maroon cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. Onions' second collection of supernatural fiction. Collects five stories: "The Ascending Dream," "The Honey in the Wall," "The Dear Dryad," "The Real People," and "The Woman in the Way." Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 141. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-155. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1262. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 709. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 309-10. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 294-99. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-188. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 398. Bleiler (1978), p. 151. Reginald 11002. Free endpapers tanned, a bit of rubbing to cloth along top edges, but a bright, very good or better copy. A nice copy of an uncommon title. (#154893)

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        Pen Drawings. Norman Lindsay

      Sydney : Arthur McQuitty & Co., 1924. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies, signed in full by Norman Lindsay. Folio, quarter vellum over papered boards, upper board with gilt device and gilt-lettered vellum inlay (boards lightly foxed, spine with chipping, softened at head and with small loss at tail), unpaginated, foreword by Francis Crossle,illustrated with numerous full-page illustrations of Lindsay's drawings, many tipped-in, tissue guards intact and the tipped-in plates clean and fresh, preliminaries heavily foxed, with scattered foxing throughout as usual, a good copy.

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        SVENSKA FRUKTSORTER I FÄRGLAGDA AVBILDNINGAR - 50 ÄPPLEN, 25 PÄRON, 10 KÖRSBÄR, 15 PLOMMON

      Inbunden bok. 100 svenska äpplen, päron, körsbär, plommon avbildade. Rött halvskinnband i utsökt skick - i KASSETT! Se bilder. Norstedts, 1924. [218] s + [100] litografiska planschblad, tryckta av Haeggström Lito, Stockholm, med utsökt vackra färgteckningar av de olika fruktsorterna. Illustrerad av Henriette Sjöberg. I denna upplaga har 1.upplagans GLANSERETT och ÅRSÄPPLE ersatts av nr 18 COX'S POMONA och nr 20 FILIPPA, illustrerade av Axel Hjelm. Förlagets röda halvfranska band med fyra upphöjda bind, förgylld ryggornamentik, rött övre snitt, marmorerade första och sista uppslag (P A Norstedt & Söners Bokbinderi); bandet i en likaledes rödmarmorerad pappkassett. Originalutförande. 4:o. 325x255x50 mm. 2700 g. /---/ Hela bandet i exemplariskt fint skick, skyddat i en matchande endast lätt sliten pappkassett med något nötta hörn och en 30 mm bristning i det yttre pappersöverdraget, kassettfogen liksom det inre pappersöverdraget intakt, samt en 20 mm bristning i det yttre pappersöverdraget samt kassettfogen men inte det inre pappersöverdraget i motsatt ände som förra bristningen, några nålsuddsbreda ytliga rispor i övrigt på kassetten som annars är i mycket god kondition efter hundra års varsamt bruk. Samtliga planscher och övriga insidor fläckfria, ingen sida vikt eller annan åverkan.

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        When We Were Very Young

      London: Methuen & Co.,, 1924. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, gilt vignettes to the covers, top edge gilt. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. Slight rubbing to extremities, light offsetting to endpapers; an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. The first and the scarcest of the four Pooh books with an initial print run of 5,175 regular trade copies. Milne had no particular ambition to write for children, but in 1922 a glimpse of his two-year-old son Christopher being taught to pray by his nanny inspired him to compose the verse "Vespers", a gently ironic take on the innocence of childhood intended for an adult readership, which was published in Vanity Fair in January 1923. It proved popular, and Milne was asked to contribute to The Merry-Go-Round, a new periodical for children. The success of these pieces led him to consider writing further verses for children, and he composed most of When We Were Very Young as entertainment during a dreary holiday in Wales. Many of the poems first ran as weekly instalments in Punch, charmingly illustrated by fellow contributor Shepard. When We Were Very Young was first published in London on 6 November 1924 to immense acclaim, and the first printing sold out in one day. By the end of the year more than 53,000 copies had been printed of what The Times called "the greatest children's book since Alice" (Thwaite p. 286).

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        Dorfstraße in Hainichen im Sommer. Öl auf Leinwand.

      - Signiert und datiert: (19)93. 63 x 85 cm. Gerahmt. (076). Vollmer IV, 113. - Der Leipziger Künstler Hanns Rossmanit war gelernter Theater- und Dekorationsmaler. Ab 1924 studierte er in Volks- und Abendschulen bei Karl Miersch und Alfred Frank. Er war Mitglied der Künstlervereinigung ASSO und lehrte später selbst an der Leipziger Volkshochschule. Bekannt wurde er durch seine Leipziger Stadtmotive, aber auch durch Stilleben und Figürliches. - Großes Motiv aus der sächsischen Kleinstadt. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Lenin umer, no sozdannaya im kommunisticheskaja partiya sstalas - cplotim tesnee vokrug nee nashi ryady. (In russischer Sprache) Regierungsmitteilung, herausgegeben von der "Arbeiterzeitung", zum Tode Lenins samt seiner Krankheitsgeschichte.

      Moskau, Typo-Lithographia, Iskra Revolutzi, 22. 01. 1924. - Doppelblatt, gefaltet in der Mitte, mit zwei lithographierten ornamentalen Trauerrändern und Porträt. 45,4 x 63,4 cm. Wladimir Iljitsch Uljanow (1870-1924), genannt Lenin, starb am 21. Januar 1924; noch in derselben Nacht wurde das Plakat veröffentlicht: "Lenin starb, aber er lebt in der kommunistischen Partei weiter. Gestern, am 21. Januar, um 6,50 Uhr am Abend starb Lenin." Auf der rechten Seites des Blattes befindet sich die Krankheitsgeschichte Lenins, gezeichnet von den Ärzten Prof. Abrikosov, Prof. Feldberg, Prof. Foerster, Prof. Osipov, N. Semashko und Dr. Vejsbrod, datiert auf den 23. Januar 1924. Blatt auf Japanpapier aufgezogen, winzige Randeinrisse dabei geschlossen; papierbedingt gebräunt. Insgesamt vorzüglich erhalten. RU

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        Later Poems

      The Macmillan Company. Hardcover. B00085J4RC Hardcover, no DJ. Solid binding and hinges, light rubbing/fading. In mylar wrap. . Very Good. 1924.

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        Contes fantastiques.

      - P. Le Livre du Bibliophile, Briffaut 1924. Fort in-° broché, couverture impimée rempliée (petite déchirure en haut du dos sans manque). 21 superbes eaux-fortes en couleurs hors texte sous serpentes légendées, titre, lettrines et ornements gravés par André LAMBERT. Tirage limité à 500 exemplaires. Un des 421 sur vélin d'Arches. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Natural History of British Butterflies

      London: Hutchinson, [1924]. , 60 colour + 5 plain plates. 380x250mm. HB. 2 vols, Fo., orig. cloth, gt, very minor rubbing to extremities. Vg clean set in orig. worn/torn d/w's with some loss to head of both spines, several repaired tears; in protective sleeves.. F.W. Frohawk (1861-1946) is considered by many to be the finest British butterfly illustrator of all times. Frohawk was the first person to rear every British species of lepidoptera from eggs to adult. (Rainbow Dust p.181). The result of this remarkable achievement was the 'Natural History of British Butterflies' (1924), a magisterial two-volume folio work, illustrated with his unrivalled life-size colour drawings of butterflies and their early stages. Its colour plates are the first complete record of all the life stages of British butterflies, together with the habits, times of appearance, and localities.This classic butterfly book took a quarter-century to compile. Although the preface is dated 1914, publication was delayed until after the First World War, as Peter Marren notes:‘… at long last, in 1914, and the age of fifty-three, he had completed the last painting, written the last line, and sent the great work off to his publishers, war was declared. […] wartime paper shortages made publication impossible. By the time the war was over people had other things on their minds: publication was delayed a further six years until 1924.' (Rainbow Dust, p.185).

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        The ocean of story being C. H. Tawney's translation of Somadeva's Katha Sarit Sagara ... now edited with introduction, fresh explanatory notes and terminal essay by N. M. Penzer ... With a foreword by Sir Richard Carnac Temple

      London: privately printed for subscribers only by Chas. J. Sawyer Ltd, 1924. Edition limited to 1500 sets (this, no. 320), 10 volumes, large 8vo, original decorative gray cloth stamped in gilt on covers and spines, t.e.g.; volume IX with a small snag in the spine, but generally this is a fine set. The Katha Sarit Sagara is a famous 11-century Sanskrit collection of Indian legends, fairy tales and folk tales as retold by a Saivite Brahmin named Somadeva. Nothing is known about the author other than that his father's name was Ramadevabatta. The work was compiled for the entertainment of the queen Suryamati, wife of king Anantadeva of Kashmir.

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        Natural History of British Butterflies

      Hutchinson [1924], London - , 60 colour + 5 plain plates. 380x250mm. HB. 2 vols, Fo., orig. cloth, gt, very minor rubbing to extremities. Vg clean set in orig. worn/torn d/w's with some loss to head of both spines, several repaired tears; in protective sleeves. F.W. Frohawk (1861-1946) is considered by many to be the finest British butterfly illustrator of all times. Frohawk was the first person to rear every British species of lepidoptera from eggs to adult. (Rainbow Dust p.181). The result of this remarkable achievement was the 'Natural History of British Butterflies' (1924), a magisterial two-volume folio work, illustrated with his unrivalled life-size colour drawings of butterflies and their early stages. Its colour plates are the first complete record of all the life stages of British butterflies, together with the habits, times of appearance, and localities.This classic butterfly book took a quarter-century to compile. Although the preface is dated 1914, publication was delayed until after the First World War, as Peter Marren notes:‘ at long last, in 1914, and the age of fifty-three, he had completed the last painting, written the last line, and sent the great work off to his publishers, war was declared. [ ] wartime paper shortages made publication impossible. By the time the war was over people had other things on their minds: publication was delayed a further six years until 1924.’ (Rainbow Dust, p.185). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Robert Frost Autograph.

      Signed and dated "Robert Frost Amherst 1924." Double matted and framed with a photograph of Robert Frost with a brass name plate. The entire piece measures 15 inches by 20.75 inches. "The most highly esteemed American poet of the 20th century... T.S. Eliot [in 1959] toasted Frost as 'perhaps the most eminent, the most distinguished Anglo-American poet now living,' whose 'kind of local feeling in poetry... can go without universality: the relation of Dante to Florence... of Robert Frost to New England" (ANB).

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        OTSAR HA-SHIRAH VEHA-PIYUT: MI-ZEMAN HATIMAT KITVE HA-KODESH ? AD RESHIT TEKUFAT HA-HASKALAH = THESAURUS OF MEDIAEVAL HEBREW POETRY [FOUR VOLUMES COMPLETE]

      New York; Bet Midrash Ha-Rabanim De-Amerikah. 1924-1933. Hardcover. Original Cloth. 4to. LXVIII, 418; XIV, 490; XII, 544; XVIII, 499 pages. 29 cm. First edition. In Hebrew, with preface and front matter in English. Limited to 500 copies; unnumbered. Thesaurus of mediaeval Hebrew poetry by Israel Davidson. “Davidson's magnum opus is the Ozar ha-Shirah ve-ha-Piyyut (Thesaurus of Medieval Hebrew Poetry, 4 vols. And supplement, 1925–38) . In this gigantic work Davidson recorded in alphabetical order the initial words of more than 35, 000 poems and prayers from post-biblical times to the beginning of the Haskalah period. Each entry contains information relating to the type and structure of the poem, its author, and all available information on its publication as well as the literature about it. An author index, containing over 2, 800 names, and a subject index are included. In 1936 Davidson received the first Bialik Prize for this monumental work. Davidson's Thesaurus has remained an indispensable work of reference for scholars. ” (JE 2008) Attractively bound in blue cloth with gilt title, gilt upper edge. Subjects: Piyutim. Hebrew poetry - Indexes. Judaism - Liturgy. Hebrew poetry - Bibliography. Hebrew books. An unused set, still in the original glassine throwaway wrappers, volume 4 still in the original shipping box "From I. Davidson" addressed to bibliography Joshua Bloch. Near Fine condition. (SEF-46-27A) .

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        Die Verlobung in San Domingo

      Euphorion-V.,Berlin 1924 - Mit 8 ganzseitigen Orig.-Radierungen von Willi Geiger. Gr.-4°. 2 Bl., 61 S., 3 Bl. Berlin, Euphorion-V. 1924.Handgebundener Halblederband mit marmorierten Bezugspapieren und goldgeprägtem Rückenschild (H. Lomberg, 1957)-Erste dieser illustrierten Ausgabe. - Eins von 120 num. Exemplaren (Nr. 42) auf Johann Wilhelm-Bütten (Gesamtauflage: 150 Expl.). - Sämtliche Radierungen vom Künstler signiert. - Lang, Expressionistische Buchillustration 76. -Erste Ausgabe-Schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sunderland Football Club

      George W. May 1924 - Very scarce early booklet containing a history of the club and centre page team group of the 1921-2 Sunderland team. 56pp. Photos. Light wear to covers and a few marks inside but overall a very good copy and scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pastsport]
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        When We Were Very Young With decorations by Ernest H Shepard First edition

      London, Methuen & Co., 1924 1st edition.. Hardback, size approx 7.5 x 5 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and gilt panelled front and pictorial gilt figures to front and rear corner. Top edges gilt. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped, some rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Two small bumps to bottom edge and a couple of small marks to boards. Front free endpaper a little darkened, some handling marks;thumb prints toedge of p1&2, small spot between p8&9 & p96&97. Blue pen ‘squiggle’ to p72. A couple of other minor handling marks, else pages clean and bright. Else a clean and tight copy. --- Very good first edition of When We Were Very Young. 100pp. With b&w line drawings in text.

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        A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1924. The first Cape edition with reset type. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some light reinforcement to the verso at spine tips and loss at foot of spine. With original extract notes laid in. Rare in the original dust jacket. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is a semi-autobiographical novel by James Joyce, which describes the formative years of the life of Stephen Dedalus. It was published first in book format in 1916 by B. W. Huebsch, New York. The first British edition was published by the Egoist Press in February 1917. Chosen by Modern Library as one of 100 greatest novels of the twentieth century.

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        THE ARK OF THE COVENANT: A ROMANCE OF THE AIR AND OF SCIENCE

      New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1924.. Octavo, pp. [1-6] [i-iv] v [vi] [1-2] 3-414 [415-420: blank] [note: first three and last three leaves are blanks], two inserted double-page maps, original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in yellow. First edition. Issued later in Britain as ULTIMATUM and reprinted as a serial in AIR WONDER in 1929. "The League of the Covenant uses secret weapons and airships to force peace on the world." - Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 51. "A classic of its day." - Tuck (1978), p. 287. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-689. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1389. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 523. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War (1992), p. 237. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 148. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 146. Bleiler (1978), p. 129. Reginald 09417A. Edges of text block lightly tanned, else a fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (fine wraparound illustration by T. Hadejen) with shelf wear at edges, mainly spine ends and corner tips, and several closed tears at edges. A nice example of this stunning jacket, the best we have seen. (#149554)

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        KAI LUNG'S GOLDEN HOURS ... With a Preface by Hilaire Belloc

      London: Grant Richards Ltd., 1924.. Large octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-xv [xvi] 1-306 [307] [308: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], linen-backed boards, leather label affixed to spine panel, top edge stained gray, other edges untrimmed. Limited edition. Copy number 145 of 250 numbered copies signed by Smith. The second and best Kai Lung collection. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 42-3. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-48. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 980. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 827-30. Reginald 01825. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Some scattered foxing to edges of text block, else a fine copy in fine printed dust jacket with light tanning to spine panel. (#149928)

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        Zapiski poeta. Povest? [Aufzeichnungen eines Dichters. Erzählung].

      Original-Ausgabe. - Selvinsky war einer der bedeutendsten Vertreter des literarischen Konstruktivismus. Die vorliegende Erzählung ist eine Art Autobiographie des Dichters, der seine Verse hier als Werk des imaginären Lyrikers Evgeny Ney publizierte. - Berühmtheit erlangte die kleine Veröffentlichung vor allem durch die prägnante Einbandgestaltung El Lissitzkys. So nutzte er zwei fotografische Porträtaufnahmen, die er 1924 von Hans Arp fertigte, und belichtete die Negative unterschiedlich, so dass die Profilaufnahme heller und die Frontalaufnahme dunkler geriet, schließlich fügte er beide zu einem Doppelporträt zusammen. Als Hintergrund verwandte er die Dada-Zeitschrift 391, auf den Hemdkragen ließ er den Namen des imaginären Dichters setzen. - Erschienen in einer Aulage von dreitausend Exemplaren. - Die häufig fehelnde Faltkarte hier mit Einriss, sonst hervorragend erhaltenes Exemplar. - Lissitzky-Küppers 121. - Kat. Sprengel Museum 218. - Bowlt/Hernad 73. - Kat. MoMa 750. - Andel, Avantgarde Pagedesign 252.

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        HEU-HEU, OR THE MONSTER

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1924.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-265 [266: blank], title page printed in red and black, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First U.S. edition. 7500 copies printed. Allan Quatermain adventure that takes place before his discovery of King Solomon's Mines. Heu-Heu is a devil-god of prehistoric origin worshipped by African natives. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS VIII (1981), 44. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 743. Bleiler (1978), p. 90. Reginald 06540. Wolff 2858. Scott 79. Whatmore F53. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear and short closed tears along top and bottom edges, several of the latter with internal tape mends. (#152664)

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        MY COUSIN PHILIP: BEING THE LIFE STORY OF PHILIP RIVERS PATER, SQUIRE AND PRIEST, 1834-1913. By Roger Pater [pseudonym]

      London: Burns Oates and Washbourne Ltd., 1924.. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi-viii] 1-259 [260: blank] [261-263: ads] [264: blank], original decorated red boards, front, spine and rear panels stamped in black. First edition. A novel about the fictional 'clair-audient' priest whose supernatural encounters are recorded in MYSTIC VOICES: BEING EXPERIENCES OF THE REV. PHILIP RIVERS PATER, SQUIRE AND PRIEST 1834-1913 (1923). The story is told in the first person by Roger Pater. " ... the supernatural material is more implicit than explicit, but with, nevertheless, supernatural episodes and stories in the text." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 89. "To understand and appreciate MYSTIC VOICES fully, one must also read MY COUSIN PHILIP, especially for chapter 15, entitled 'A Sixth Sense,' an amplification of the introduction to MYSTIC VOICES that presents in detail Pater's psychological theories of clair-audience. Most important are the specific references to most of the individual stories as examples of the three classes or theories of clair-audience. MY COUSIN PHILIP is so well handled that one could very easily believe it the biography of a real person." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 317-8. "After R. H. Benson, the best examples of religious supernaturalism; 'In Articulo Mortis' and 'A Porta Inferi' are minor classics." - Robert Knowlton. Pater was first revived by Montague Summers in his influential anthology, THE SUPERNATURAL OMNIBUS (1931). Some authorities incorrectly give the author's name as "Hudlestone." Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 144. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 404. Private owner's name and address at upper edge of the front free endpaper. A couple of mild marks to boards, light foxing to page edges, mild tanning to endpapers, a very good copy. Much, much scarcer than MYSTIC VOICES. (#130806)

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        The Diary of His Excellency Ching-Shan, Being a Chinese Account of the Boxer Troubles - REBOUND ORIGINAL 1924 EDITION

      Leiden: Apud E.J. Brill, Lugduni Batavorum, 1924. Hardcover. Good +. This is the only copy of the original 1924 edition of this classic text listed anywhere online! It has more recently been rebound. White coverboards show minimal scuffing; title on title page has been circled in ink; ink blotted squares on (blank) page after title page; pages show moderate foxing; pencil underlining and margin notes on less than 20 pages. [B13]

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