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        [STUDYING PLAYGROUNDS AND SUMMER ACTIVITIES] Ploshchadki kak odin iz vidov letnikh zaniatii s det'mi [i.e. Playgrounds Like One of a Summer Activity for Children]

      Leningrad: Brokgauz-Efron, 1924. 106 pp. 23x16,5 cm. In original printed wrappers. Some tears of the extremities. Otherwise very good. Very rare. One of 4000 copies. A very attractive edition and a curious work on children's playgrounds in cities in early Soviet Russia, first of its kind. The book includes a short historical study about genesis and evolution of playgrounds in Russia. The author states that there is no established method of working with children at playgrounds - only elements borrowed from foreign methods like Froebel, Montessori, genetic and ancient greek method, method of central idea. Next chapters can be considered as recommendations for organizing children's playgrounds: how to choose a right place for it, what constructions it should have, getting animals («every playground should have something alive, starting from a dog and finishing with maybe a goat»), how to involve kids into making a garden, what kind of books should it have, how to arrange hiking during summer (to forrest, field, river, lake, village, et al.), how to watch nature («Let's start with the sun and suggest the children to come to the playground early in the morning to watch the sunrise and note where it rises, and to do the same in the evening and note where it sets. If we repeat it for two weeks from the same place, children will notice that points in which sun rises and sets are different»), how to throw a celebration and involve children in preparation, how to organize groups of interest («We know that children are neither patient nor skilled enough to deal with photographs in a proper way. Young photographer would always overexpose, or underexpose, or mess up with developer or fixer, so his work must be corrected by supervisor or more experienced fellow»). The author also gives estimated questions and subjects of talk with children, like duties (or wishes) for members of the playground, how to build day schedule for summer, parents meetings, importance of keeping statistics (examples of statistical tables and forms given in application in the end), playground's staff. Features and details of organizing playgrounds in a village are described separately. Examples of ads about playgrounds from the first years after the revolution presented in the end as well as list of recommended books, table with approximate needs in figures for the playground (materials, tools, etc.), a plan of summer activities for children of one Leningrad school in 1921 (equipment list, staff, schedule of interest groups, hiking trips, handmade work, games and organized groups of kids - 'keepers of toys', 'keepers of board games', ' janitors', 'group captains' etc.). Overall a great inside view of a idealist phenomenon which didn't last for long and transformed into other institutions. Worldcat locates no copies.

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        Ein Versuchshaus des Bauhauses.

      München, Albert Langen 1924 - Gr.8°, 78 S., 1 Bl., zahlr., meist ganzseitige Abb., 1 farb. Falttaf., OLwd. m. OU., OU im Rückenbereich min. gebräun, minimalst stockfleckig.Deckel min angeschmutzt, min. stockfleckig. - Insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar m. dem extrem seltenen Orig.-Schutzumschlag (= Bauhausbücher 3). Typographie: Adolf Meyer. - Das Versuchs-Wohnhaus wurde zur ersten öffentlichen Bauhausausstellung (Sommer 1923) in Weimar am Horn von Georg Muche (Entwurf) und der Architekturabteilung des Bauhauses erbaut. Bauleitung: Adolf Meyer / Walter March. 1200 gr. Schlagworte: Kunst - 20 Jht. bis 1945Architektur - BauhausTheater [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Sierra Edition of theThe Writings of John Muir, 10 Volumes

      Houghton, Mifflin and Co, 1924, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: no dust Jackets, first thus Editions. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall, Copyright dates [C.1924] Sierra Edition of the Writings of John Muir. 10 volumes. Illustrated with plates from photographs, drawings, etc.; printed tissue guards. Original green cloth, spines lettered in gilt, large gilt poppy stamped on front covers, top edges gilt. A handsome edition of the naturalist's collected writings. Some light wear to cloth, and wear to the head of volumes V and VI. very good, collectible Volumes of Writing

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        A Story Teller's Story

      B. W. Huebsch, New York 1924 - The first edition, published by B. W. Huebsch in 1924. Published in a textured brown cloth, lettered in yellow. This copy has been signed by Sherwood Anderson on the half title. A near fine example of the book. Dust jacket near fine with light toning. No chipping or tearing to the jacket edges, a very handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Portrait Hans Pfitzner. Kohlezeichnung 1922.

      19,3 x 28,9 cm. Die Künstlerin war mit dem jüdischen Maler und Architekten Leopold Krakauer verheiratet, mit dem sie 1924 nach Palästina auswanderte. Im Jahr der Entstehung der Zeichnung nahm sie an der Biennale in Venedig teil. - Pfitzner veröffentlichte 1917 sein bedeutendes Werk "Palestrina" und die berühmte Kampfschrift "Futuristengefahr". - Versandkosten auf Anfrage.

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        Ein Hungerkünstler. Vier Geschichten. [Erstausgabe].

      Berlin, Verlag Die Schmiede, 1924. 8°. 20 cm. 85 Seiten. Original-Pappband, gebunden mit Rücken- und Deckelschildchen. (Die Romane des 20. Jahrhunderts). Erste Ausgabe. WG² 7. Dietz 66. Exlibris auf Innendeckel. Einband wenig berieben. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,90 EUR deutschsprachige Literatur / german literature; Erstausgabe / first edition

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        African Elephant

      Germany: np, 1924. No Binding. Fine. Kuhnert, Wilhelm. Wilhelm Kuhnert, who painted during the late 1800s and early 1900s, is considered one of the greatest animal painters ever. He produced a number of etchings, virtually all of which are highly sought after to this date. One of Kuhnert's largest images. Limited to 130 prints. Signed, not numbered and no artist stamp. Ref. plate 118 page 163 in The Animal Art of Wilhelm Kuhnert. Image size 19 x 23 1/8 Plate size 19 1//2 x 23 1/2. Beautifully double matted. Outer mat with a gilt border and two black rules.29 1/4 x 32 1/4. Elaborate wooden gilt. 33 1/4 x 37. A truly striking large image. Substantial additional postage required (especially for outside the US).

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        The Green Bay Tree (inscribed)

      Stokes 1924 - Water damage to the front cloth and more so on the back. A good candidate for rebinding. Inscribed to Eddie ( Edward Wassermann ) and dated 1933 on the first title page. Uncommon inscribed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Dictionary of English Furniture

      1924. First Edition . MACQUOID, Percy and EDWARDS, Ralph. The Dictionary of English Furniture from the Middle Ages to the Late Georgian Period. London: The Offices of ?Country Life,? 1924-27. Three volumes. Folio (11 by 16 inches), original green cloth, marbled endpapers, original dust jackets with mounted color illustrations. $1850.First edition of this pictorial dictionary of English furniture, richly illustrated with dozens of color photographic plates and hundreds of in-text halftones of landmark furniture styles, in rare original dust jackets.The most authoritative work on Medieval to Georgian antique English furniture, featuring well over a thousand photographs with explanatory commentary. “Without Macquoid's pioneering work, furniture studies would never have reached their present state” (Jerome Phillips). Macquoid's collaborator Ralph Edwards was a distinguished furniture expert in his own right and later became the Curator of Woodwork at London's prestigious Victoria and Albert Museum, where he helped to build a massive collection of nearly 14,000 pieces. Owner signature in volume II.Books fine, scarce original dust jackets with a bit of staining, some chips to spine ends, a few tears. A near-fine set.

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        Brüder Grimm. Kinder- und Hausmärchen. Die Märchen der Brüder Grimm in der Urform

      Gebr. Klingspor 1924 - - Über die Auflage (von 155 Exemplaren) für die Frankfurter Bibliophilen-Gesellschaft wurde mit deren Erlaubnis dieses Stück gedruckt für handschriftlich ergänzt " Dr. Max Preitz". Vorblatt mit handsignierter Widmung des Herausgebers F. Schultz auf Vorsatz. Gesetzt aus der Breitkopf-Fraktur. Gedruckt bei Klingspor, Offenbach, auf Einhorn-Bütten. E.R. Weiß hatte u.a. 1922 das erste Signet der Frankfurter Bibliophilen-Gesellschaft entworfen. Deutsche Bibliophilie 1894-1930, Seite 175/ schönes Exemplar - Gewicht in Gramm: 402 Gebr. Klingspor, Offenbach, 1924. 112, (2), XXV, (5) S. mit 21 Holzschnitten von Willi Harwerth im Text, davon 19 koloriert, original Pappband mit koloriertem Deckelholzschnitt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Etude de la Mer. Faune et Flore de la Manche et de l´Ocean. Nouvelle édition. I-II

      Bok. Paris, éditions Albert Lévy, 1924. 213, 199 s., mängder av ill. i text och 50 helsidesplanscher i färg. 2 vol. dekorerade klotband, ngt blekta och nötta, lagad rygg på vol. II. 29x37 cm.

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        Der Zauberberg. Roman. 2 Bände (komplett). [Signierte Erstausgabe].

      Berlin, S. Fischer Verlag, 1924. - 8°. 19 cm. 578 und 629 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Blaue Original-Ganzlederbände mit goldgeprägter Deckelvignette, goldgeprägte Titel auf roten Lederschildchen. Kopfgoldschnitt. (Thomas Mann. Gesammelte Werke). Nummer 55 von 150 nummerierten und von Thomas Mann im Impressum des 2. Bandes signierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Hadern-Velin-Papier. Erste Ausgabe. WG 28. Bürgin II1, Ausgabe III; Potempa A1, Ausgabe IV. Einbände am Rücken aufgehellt, Kanten berieben, leicht bestoßen, ein Band mit winzigem Einriss am oberen Kapital, Name auf Vorsatz. Gute Exemplare. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        LO SPETTATORE ITALIANO Rivista letteraria dell’Italia Nuova. Direttori: Giuseppe Bottai - Arnaldo Frateili.

      Roma, Industrie Grafiche Romane, 1924. In-8, brossura orig. Offriamo "tutto il pubblicato" di questa rivista quindicinale: sono 12 numeri in 10 fascicoli, dal n. 1: 1° maggio 1924 al n. 12 (ma reca stampato sul dorso n. 6): 15 ottobre 1924, pp. compl. 994. Con aloni o fioriture ma certamente un buon esemplare. Assai raro trovare la raccolta completa di questa particolare e poco nota rivista letteraria. Fondata e diretta da Giuseppe Bottai, la testata romana si proponeva di stimolare una libera circolazione delle idee con una apertura alle letterature europee, avendo come obiettivo quello di attrarre alla politica culturale del regime anche il ceto intellettuale più ostile al fascismo. A tale scopo l'ambizioso periodico si circondò dei rappresentanti più illustri della cultura italiana di allora tra cui: Soffici (che firmò il programmatico articolo inaugurale), Pirandello, Saba, Cecchi, Savinio, Viani, Folgore, Flora, Bontempelli, Panzini, ecc. Negli appena 12 fascicoli pubblicati fecero in tempo ad uscire interventi di Ettore Lo Gatto (letteratura russa), di Ungaretti (letteratura francese), di Aurelio Palmieri (letteratura polacca), di Arturo Cromia (letteratura boema), ecc. L'impresa ebbe però vita breve (durò infatti appena 6 mesi) a causa del repentino mutamento del clima politico avvenuto in seguito al delitto Matteotti, Con lo stesso titolo “Lo Spettatore Italiano”, viene in seguito fondata a Roma una rivista mensile di carattere culturale, che uscirà regolarmente dal gennaio 1948 al dicembre 1956, diretta (dal 1952) da Elena Croce.

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        JÜDISCHE FAMILIENFORSCHUNG - MITTEILUNGEN DER GESELLSCHAFT FÜR JÜDISCHE FAMILIENFORSCHUNG. ISSUES 1-24, 26, 27, 29, 32-34, 36, 39, 41-42, 44-47, 49, AND 50 (FINAL ISSUE) PLUS INDEX AND RELATED MATERIAL.

      Berlin. 1st Edition. Original Paper-wrappers, 8vo. Original issues. In German. Ongoing page-count throughout the issues. Each issue has around 25 pages. Issues present are: 1-24 (complete Volumes 1-6) , 26, 27, 29, 32-34, 36, 39, 41-42, 44-47, 49, 50 (final issue) . With founding leaflet and Register (index) to all the issues. Also includes 4 pages of type-written mimeograph introductory letters, as well as an introductory pamphlet. Founded in 1924, the Gesellschaft für die Jüdische Familien-Forschung ("Society for Jewish Family Research") began publishing its newsletter to connect Jewish genealogists and create a forum for their research. Its editor, the ophthalmologist Arthur Czellitzer (1871-1943) , claimed that the understanding of familial lineage is particularly important for the Jewish people. Without their own country or language, knowledge of family history would bring the Jews closer to their original roots, even if they had distanced themselves from the religious rituals of their ancestors. The work and publications of the Society was cut short by the Nazis who, tragically and ironically, used the research of the organization and the scholarship it had inspired, to identify, persecute and murder the Jews of Germany. Czellitzer himself was murdered in the death camp of Sobibor. SUBJECT(S) : Jews -- Germany -- Genealogy -- Periodicals. OCLC lists 24 holdings worldwide. Issue 50 is missing the bottom part of last two pages. A few issues (33, 46, 47, and 50) are toning and a bit fragile, with covers sometimes detached. On the whole at least 35 of the issues are in unusually good condition with little to no toning and very little wear. Overall very good- condition. (GENE-1-39A)

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        Ein Hungerkünstler. Vier Geschichten. [Erstausgabe].

      Berlin, Verlag Die Schmiede. 1924 - 8°. 20 cm. 85 Seiten. Original-Pappband, gebunden mit Rücken- und Deckelschildchen. (Die Romane des 20. Jahrhunderts). Erste Ausgabe. WG 7. Dietz 66. Exlibris auf Innendeckel. Einband wenig berieben. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Speculations: Essays on Humanism and the Philosophy of Art

      Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd. (1924) - xvi, 271p. Corners worn. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        LE VITE DE' PITTORI SCULTORI E ARCHITETTI. INDICE DEGLI OGGETTI, DEI LUOGHI E DEI NOMI

      G.ZAMPETTI, 1924. ITALIANO 0,56 Ristampa dell'ed. Manelsi del 1649, pagine brunite da fattote tempo e con fioritura, alcune ancora intonse, segni a matita al frontespizio, piatti originali scoloriti, con fioritura e con usura ai bordi, ottima rilegatura rigida, in tela bordeaux con titoli d'oro al dorso USATO

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        African Elephant

      np, Germany 1924 - Wilhelm Kuhnert, who painted during the late 1800s and early 1900s, is considered one of the greatest animal painters ever. He produced a number of etchings, virtually all of which are highly sought after to this date. One of Kuhnert's largest images. Limited to 130 prints. Signed, not numbered and no artist stamp. Ref. plate 118 page 163 in The Animal Art of Wilhelm Kuhnert. Image size 19 x 23 1/8 Plate size 19 1//2 x 23 1/2. Beautifully double matted. Outer mat with a gilt border and two black rules.29 1/4 x 32 1/4. Elaborate wooden gilt. 33 1/4 x 37. A truly striking large image. Substantial additional postage required (especially for outside the US). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem. A Description of its Structure & Decoration.

      The Clarendon Press,, Oxford 1924 - X, 111 pp, half-title, colour frontispiece, 91 plates and illustrations (mostly photographic, a few colour, some folding), bookplates of John Home, and A.H.S. Megaw, publisher's cloth gilt, vignette in Arabic (QUBBAT AL-SAKHRA, AL-QUDS AL-SHAREEF), within Islamic decoration in text, lower joint split, spine & edges rubbed. The Dome of the Rock is one of the oldest Islamic monuments still standing today. It has a grandiose monumental form representing one of a small number of buildings in the Islamic world that may be chronicled as part of the creation and formation of an Islamic art in general. It s located at the centre of the Haram al-Sharif in Jerusalem. An important study on the Dome of the Rock by a leading specialist in Islamic arts. The work discusses the character and condition of the structure, the external decoration, the lead covering the Dome and the roof between the Drum and the Octagon wall, the internal decoration, the original window and traces of former mosaic covering to the outer walls, the porches, and the inscriptions on the tiles. Bibliographical reference: Reference: Creswell 425. Size: Large 4to. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Science of Basket Ball for Men

      (Madison, Wisconsin: Walter E. Meanwell). 1924. First. First edition. Gilt tarnished and corners a bit bumped, a very good copy in fine dustwrapper but for a crease on the spine. Scarce in jacket. .

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        Hawaiian String Games

      Poughkeepsie. Vassar College. 1924. Bound in imprinted wrappers. Thin 8vo. First Edition. Illustrated with a monochrome photographic frontis and various diagrams depicting string games. A very rare issue from Vassar's Publications of the Folk-Lore Foundations, this being publication no.5. The mildest of sunning to covers, else a Fine crisp copy of this exceptionally scarce work.

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        Nouvelle encyclopedie pratique de mŽcanique et dՎlectricitŽ.

      Paris, Librairie Aristide Quillet, 1924, quattro volumi in-4to (cm. 21 x 29) con legature originali in mezza pelle con titoli e fregi dorati ai dorsi, impressioni a secco e titoli dorati ai piatti (piccolo strappo al dorso del primo volume) pp. IV-622 + 627 + 564 con centinaia di illustrazioni nel testo, numerosisssime tavole in nero e a colori fuori testo, anche ripiegate + 14 bellissime tavole a colori movibili (pop-up) contenute nel nel quarto volume : telefono, computer elettrico, treno metropolitano di parigi, commutatrice, accomulatore industriale, dynamo, aratro, aereo Breguet, motore dÕaviazione, automobile, locomotiva, turbbina a vapore, caldaia a vapore.

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        History of Yuba and Sutter Counties, California

      Los Angeles: Historical Record Company, 1924. 1st. Leather bound. First Edition. Thick 4to. 1328 pp. Photographic illustrations. Three-quarter black pebble grained morocco over green cloth covered beveled boards; gilt lettering to spine; marbled endpapers. Splitting to leather along lower front joint, but holding firm; wear to spine head & corners; else a neare fine copy. With Biographical Sketches of the Leading Men and Women of the CountiesWho Have Been Identified With Their Growth and Development from the Early Days to the Present. Much on the early pioneers, gold mining, Native American tribes, business, criminals and their crimes and much more. (Rocq 15578; Six-Guns 579). This is a heavy book and may require additional shipping.

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        ARCHIVIO DI ANTROPOLOGIA CRIMINALE PSICHIATRIA E MEDICINA LEGALE serie IV vol. XLIV

      FRATELLI BOCCA, TORINO 1924 - ITALIANO Annualità completa dell'opera a cura di Cesare Lombroso, in fascicoli rilegati assieme con coperta rigida, piatti marmorizzati con lievissimi segni di usura, dorso nero con titoli d'oro, traccia di umidità alla cima ed adesivo numerico al piede, molti interventi di altrettanti medici in pagine brunite ai bordi causa tempo e con lieve fioritura, illustrazioni in nero nei testi, vari timbri al frontespizio, alcuni segni con matita azzurra

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        DIE NEUE KOLONIE. ROMAN

      Jena: Granula-Verlag, [1924].. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-293 [294: printer's imprint] [295-296: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original pictorial tan boards printed in red, green, blue and black, top edge stained brown. First edition, first printing. Also published as ALIS. DIE NEUE DEUTSCHE KOLONIE. DAS ENDE VON VERSAILLES. TECHNISCHER ZUKUNFTSROMAN (Friedeberg: Iserverlag Dresler & Co., 1924). Revenge against France is the theme central to the plot of Lämmel's novel in which ancient Atlantis is discovered and claimed by Germany. "Inführ's hero is Peter Hertenberger, a young man from Styria whose 'peasant blood' and affinity to the 'soil' are combined with a talent for all things technical. This leads to a crisis in which his identity as a true German Austrian prevails, leading him to embark for Berlin in order to 'achieve something greater for the German Volk' as an inventor. In Berlin he meets Ria Wimpffen, the daughter of the president of a 'German-American Stars League' that advocates the strengthening of German elements in the United States. While crossing the Atlantic on the way to visit the United States, Hartenberger discovers the sunken island of Atlantis with the help of a 'nucleon spectrascope' he has invented. He immediately decides to offer the riches certain to be found on Atlantis to the German Reich in order to improve both its financial situation and its military strength. When the French try to hinder his excavation efforts, he destroys their fleet with a ray gun capable of melting iron, thereby ushering in what is explicitly referred to as 'a new epoch in world history.' With the help of the riches discovered by Hartenberger, Germany becomes so powerful that France -- fearing a further military catastrophe -- withdraws its troops from the Rhineland and writes off any further reparations payments. As a result of all these miraculous events, the German population is swept up in a 'wave of healthy nationalism,' leading to Hartenberger's election to a ten-year term as 'national dictator' by the German parliament. During the course of these years, he acts as a peacemaker in the ever-smoldering conflict between the 'swastika' and the 'Soviet star,' annuls all the conditions of the infamous Treaty of Versailles, carries out restoration of Germany's former colonies, and finally leads Austria 'home into the Reich.' After accomplishing all this, however, he does not rest on his laurels but prepares for even more 'immense tasks.' as the last line of the novel so allusively puts it." - Hermand. Fisher, Fantasy and Politics: Visions of the Future in the Weimar Republic, pp. 107; 109. Hermand, Old Dreams of a New Reich: Volkish Utopias and National Socialism, p. 99. Lexikon 2, p. 171. Bloch (2002) 1580. Nagl, p. 256. Boards lightly worn at spine ends, corner tips rubbed, a nearly fine copy. An uncommon book in a delicate binding seldom offered for sale. (#142324)

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        Grandpa In Oz

      The Reilly & Lee Co., Chicago 1924 - 271pp. Quarto [24 cm] Brown cloth covered boards with a black ink stamped title and vignette on the spine, and an illustrated paper label on the front cover. Black and white illustrated endsheets. Fair condition. The extremities are mildly rubbed, and the underlying boards are exposed at the bottom fore edge corners. The endsheets are split along the hinges, and the text block is coming away from the backstrip. The text block is cracked several times, and has dropped a bit. There are small, light stains on the preliminary pages. Bienvenue p. 105. Hanff/Greene p. 90. Founded on and continuing the Famous Oz Stories by L. Frank Baum. With twelve bound in full-color inserts illustrated by John R. Neill. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Salvador Dali: Das druckgraphische Werk. - [2 Bände].

      2 Bände. - Erster Band: "Salvador Dali: Das druckgraphische Werk 1924-1980. Oeuvrekatalog der Radierungen und Mixed-Media-Graphiken". Unter Einbeziehung des von J.P. Schneider verlegten Werkes 'Salvador Dali - 257 Éditions originales 1964-1985' von Charles Sahli. - Zweiter Band: "Salvador Dali: Das druckgraphische Werk II. Oeuvrekatalog der Lithographien und Holzstiche 1956-1980". - Vorwort von Robert Descharnes. - Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. - Etwas verzogen, sonst und insgesamt gute Exemplare.

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        TARZAN AND THE ANT-MEN in ARGOSY ALL-STORY WEEKLY [complete in seven issues]

      New York: The Frank A. Munsey, Company, 1924. The first issue, February 9, has edge wear and is a very good copy, the March 1 issue (5) has some paper loss to the spine affecting the title lettering, a very good to nearly fine copy, the rest of the issues are nearly fine to fine. A bright attractive set. (20857). Octavo, seven issues, cover illustration for the February 2 issue by Stockton Mulford, interior illustration in each issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Complete seven part serial "Tarzan and the Ant-Men." This magazine version is approximately 7,000 words shorter than the novel published in book form in the U.S., the British book publication matches this version. Heins pp. 64-65.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        The King of Elfland's Daughter. (Deluxe First Edition, Signed).

      - London/ New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1924. 26 x 20 cm. Vellum-backed cloth-boards with a leather title ticket. (20), 328 p. Top gilt. Uncut. Frontispice by Sidney H. Sime. Printed in 250 numbered copies. First edition. Title ticket a bit worn, vellum slightly soiled, book ribbon almost loose. A little foxing.* Fiercely signed 'Dunsany' under the preface. Sidney Sime signed his frontispice, too. Famous and influential fantasy novel in its delectable first and luxurious appearance. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis ILAB]
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        Sunbeam: The Supreme Car Brochure (Reg No 280) 1924

      Printed in House by The Sunbeam Motor Car Company Limited, Moorfield Works, Wolverhampton October 1924. 1924., 1924. Publisher's original stapled beige and brown card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 8'' x 6''. Contains [ii] 24 [ii] + covers printed pages of text with splendid monochrome photographs throughout. The staples are just starting to weep and one single page section has worked loose to the centre, in near Fine condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        JÜDISCHE FAMILIENFORSCHUNG - MITTEILUNGEN DER GESELLSCHAFT FÜR JÜDISCHE FAMILIENFORSCHUNG. ISSUES 1-24, 26, 27, 29, 32-34, 36, 39, 41-42, 44-47, 49, AND 50 (FINAL ISSUE) PLUS INDEX AND RELATED MATERIAL.

      Berlin Varies. 1924-1938. - 1st Edition. Original Paper-wrappers, 8vo. Original issues. In German. Ongoing page-count throughout the issues. Each issue has around 25 pages. Issues present are: 1-24 (complete Volumes 1-6) , 26, 27, 29, 32-34, 36, 39, 41-42, 44-47, 49, 50 (final issue) . With founding leaflet and Register (index) to all the issues. Also includes 4 pages of type-written mimeograph introductory letters, as well as an introductory pamphlet. Founded in 1924, the Gesellschaft für die Jüdische Familien-Forschung ("Society for Jewish Family Research") began publishing its newsletter to connect Jewish genealogists and create a forum for their research. Its editor, the ophthalmologist Arthur Czellitzer (1871-1943) , claimed that the understanding of familial lineage is particularly important for the Jewish people. Without their own country or language, knowledge of family history would bring the Jews closer to their original roots, even if they had distanced themselves from the religious rituals of their ancestors. The work and publications of the Society was cut short by the Nazis who, tragically and ironically, used the research of the organization and the scholarship it had inspired, to identify, persecute and murder the Jews of Germany. Czellitzer himself was murdered in the death camp of Sobibor. SUBJECT(S) : Jews -- Germany -- Genealogy -- Periodicals. OCLC lists 24 holdings worldwide. Issue 50 is missing the bottom part of last two pages. A few issues (33, 46, 47, and 50) are toning and a bit fragile, with covers sometimes detached. On the whole at least 35 of the issues are in unusually good condition with little to no toning and very little wear. Overall very good- condition. (GENE-1-39A) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        TARZAN AND THE ANT MEN

      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1924. First edition, first binding with "A. C. McCLURG / & CO." at base of spine panel. Page edges a bit dusty with the top of pages spotted, several tiny stains to front cover and a touch of rubbing to corner tips and spine ends. An attractive very good or better copy. No dust jacket. (19954). Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-346 [347-350], inserted frontispiece with illustration by J. Allen St. John, original light brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark brown. "...it must be regarded as a high point in the Tarzan series and for that matter in Burroughs' entire career." - Richard A. Lupoff, Edgar Rice Burroughs: Master of Adventure, pp. 213. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 325. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Reginald 02316. Heins AM-1.

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        DIE NEUE KOLONIE. ROMAN

      Jena: Granula-Verlag, [1924].. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-293 [294: printer's imprint] [295-296: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original pictorial tan boards printed in red, green, blue and black, top edge stained brown. First edition, first printing. Also published as ALIS. DIE NEUE DEUTSCHE KOLONIE. DAS ENDE VON VERSAILLES. TECHNISCHER ZUKUNFTSROMAN (Friedeberg: Iserverlag Dresler & Co., 1924). Revenge against France is the theme central to the plot of Lämmel's novel in which ancient Atlantis is discovered and claimed by Germany. "Inführ's hero is Peter Hertenberger, a young man from Styria whose 'peasant blood' and affinity to the 'soil' are combined with a talent for all things technical. This leads to a crisis in which his identity as a true German Austrian prevails, leading him to embark for Berlin in order to 'achieve something greater for the German Volk' as an inventor. In Berlin he meets Ria Wimpffen, the daughter of the president of a 'German-American Stars League' that advocates the strengthening of German elements in the United States. While crossing the Atlantic on the way to visit the United States, Hartenberger discovers the sunken island of Atlantis with the help of a 'nucleon spectrascope' he has invented. He immediately decides to offer the riches certain to be found on Atlantis to the German Reich in order to improve both its financial situation and its military strength. When the French try to hinder his excavation efforts, he destroys their fleet with a ray gun capable of melting iron, thereby ushering in what is explicitly referred to as 'a new epoch in world history.' With the help of the riches discovered by Hartenberger, Germany becomes so powerful that France -- fearing a further military catastrophe -- withdraws its troops from the Rhineland and writes off any further reparations payments. As a result of all these miraculous events, the German population is swept up in a 'wave of healthy nationalism,' leading to Hartenberger's election to a ten-year term as 'national dictator' by the German parliament. During the course of these years, he acts as a peacemaker in the ever-smoldering conflict between the 'swastika' and the 'Soviet star,' annuls all the conditions of the infamous Treaty of Versailles, carries out restoration of Germany's former colonies, and finally leads Austria 'home into the Reich.' After accomplishing all this, however, he does not rest on his laurels but prepares for even more 'immense tasks.' as the last line of the novel so allusively puts it." - Hermand. Fisher, Fantasy and Politics: Visions of the Future in the Weimar Republic, pp. 107; 109. Hermand, Old Dreams of a New Reich: Volkish Utopias and National Socialism, p. 99. Lexikon 2, p. 171. Bloch (2002) 1580. Nagl, p. 256. Boards lightly worn at spine ends, corner tips rubbed, a nearly fine copy. An uncommon book in a delicate binding seldom offered for sale. (#142324)

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        219 Nummern DIE FACKEL zwischen 1924 und 1936. Gebunden in 9 Ganzleinenbänden der Zeit.

      Folgende Originalhefte liegen vor (alle Umschläge miteingebunden): 1924: Nr. 649-656, 657-667, 668-675, 676-678, 679-685. 1925: 686-690, 691-696, 697-705, 706-711, 712-716, 717-723. 1927: 757-758, 759-765, 766-770, 771-776, 777. 1929: 806-809, 810, 811-819, 820-826, 827-833. 1930: 834-837, 838-844, 845/846, 847-851. 1931: 852-856, 857-863, 864-867, 868-872. 1932: 873-875, 876-884, 885-887, 888, 890-905. 1933: 888. 1934: 890-905. 1936: 917-922. - Von 1912 an bis kurz vor seinem Tod (die letzte Fackel erschien im Februar 1936) schrieb Karl Kraus alle Beiträge der Fackel selbst. Leinenbände verschiedenfärbig. Sehr guter und sauberer Zustand.

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        RELAZIONE DEI LAVORI DELL'ACCADEMIA DI SCIENZE MORALI E POLITICHE NELL'ANNO 1923 LETTA NELLA SEDUTA GENERALE DELLA SOCIETA' REALE DI NAPOLI DEL DI' 6 GENNAIO 1924 DAL SOCIO SEGRETARIO AURELIO COVOTTI

      FEDERICO SANGIOVANNI & FIGLIO, 1924. ITALIANO 0,02 Estratto dal vol. XLIX degli Atti della R.Accademia di Scienze Morali e Politiche di Napoli, pagine brunite ai bordi e con fioritura, copertina morbida, ingiallita ai bordi, con fioritura e con lievi segni di usura USATO

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        Les LESTRYGONS.

      Editions Mornay 1924 - In-8 carré ( 205 X 150 mm ) de 237 pages, broché sous couverture illustrée rempliée. Beau livre illustré de bois en deux tons dont la couverture, le frontispice, compositions dans le texte ainsi que des lettrines ornées par Jean LEBEDEFF. TIRAGE LIMITE. Celui-ci un des 6 exemplaires hors-commerce numérotés sur HOLLANDE, nominatif imprimé pour Jean LEBEDEFF. EXEMPLAIRE UNIQUE enrichi hors-justification:- D'une suite "volante" de 11 bois originaux en couleurs et en noir, épreuves d'essais, épreuves d'artiste, tous justifiés et signés au crayon par Jean LEBEDEFF. Rousseurs, très bel ensemble. Russie,Autographe,Littérature,Gravure,Beaux-arts [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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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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        OM: THE SECRET OF AHBOR VALLEY ..

      Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, [1924].. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-392, original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Mundy dated January 1926 on the front free endpaper. First published as a six-part serial in ADVENTURE, 10 October -- 30 November 1924. "An excellent Oriental novel, with fairly good characterizations, an ingenious plot, and most of all a long, fascinating account of the life of an actor on the native Indian stage." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1209. Mundy's "skill in handling robust and fast-paced narrative sustains his readability even in extreme circumstances, but it is unfortunately the case that the supernatural intrusions usually weaken his stories when they are not merely peripheral ... only OM really manages to fuse its occult materials with the other elements of its plot in a seamless and interesting fashion." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-258. "There can be little doubt that OM is the most serious novel Mundy wrote and probably his most successful work of art." - Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1142-45. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 162. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 145. Reginald 10520. Grant, p. 202. A clean, bright, very good copy in good pictorial dust jacket with wear along top and bottom edges, chips from spine ends, several closed tears at edges, and tape mends, internal except for one at the lower spine end and another along the front flap fold. (#152681)

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        Mutiny of the Bounty and Story of Pitcairn Island 1790-1894

      Auckland, New Zealand: Dawson Printing Company, 1924. Later printing. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo, 303pp., illustrated. A very good copy in the publisher's brown decorative boards. Spine cocked and rubbing to the corners. Otherwise a clean copy. Stated eighth printing. However, a unique copy, as it is SIGNED and INSCRIBED on the front free endpaper by Floyd H. McCoy, a direct descendant of WIlliam McCoy, one of the original mutineers. "To Dr. Southworth from Floyd H. McCoy. Pitcairn Island. 4th Generation of William McCoy of H. M. S. Bounty 25/6/37." This book was certainly signed on Pitcairn, as Dr. Rufus Southworth took a medical mission to Pitcairn in 1937 and stayed for half a year, writing about the experience in his book, A DOCTOR'S LETTERS FROM PITCAIRN 1937. McCoy was known for his large book collection on the island, and seems to have been something of an amateur archivist and historian for the Pitcairn community. While an otherwise remarkable book, made much more interesting with the Bounty association, and having been presented and signed on the little, remote island.

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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. With the dust jacket. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. Contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper. Light rubbing to extremities, foxing to endpapers; a very good copy in the jacket with loss to foot of front panel, slight nicks to extremities, soiling to front cover and verso. 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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        Saint Joan: a Chronicle Play in Six Scenes and an Epilogue

      London: Constable and Company Ltd. 1924. 8vo. 114pp, advertisement leaf at end. Original gilt-lettered cloth, untrimmed. Presentation copy, inscribed by Shaw on the half-title: "To Ruby Rathbone from Bernard Shaw Liverpool 25th June 1924." And with ink annotation beneath "Inherited by Irene Rathbone (daughter of Ruby)." Laurence A170. Rear joint split, cloth toned.

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        Die Ehe. Eine Diskussion. Deutrsch v. Siegfried Trebitsch.

      8. 176 S. OPbd. Einbd. leicht fleckig. Mit eh., mehrzeil. Widmung des Verfassers a. d. Titelbl., dat. 1924.

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