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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; Through the Looking Glass and The Hunting of the Snark , 1st Modern Library Edition, 1ST PRINTING, 1924, BONI & LIVERIGHT LETTERS B&L on Front Green FLEXIBLE Leather

      New York: Boni & Liveright. Modern Library Btm Spine Cvr, 1924 HARDBACK NODUSTJACKET, 1924 on copyright pg, 1st Modern Library Edition, 1ST PRINTING, , BONI & LIVERIGHT LETTERS on Front Green FLEXIBLE Leather Cvr & on title pg, CHAPTER 2 HAS ALICE'S LONG NECK OMITTED FROM OTHER EDITIONS, (suggestion of mushroom imbibing). GOOD+ condition, Light wear Wrinkling to some pages & Foxing, in green flexible boards WITH GOLD GILT ON FRONT CVR & SPINE, Light Fox Wear Thruout, 351 pgs, NO ADS in Back, 4 1/4 X 6 1/2 IN. LIGHT WATER STAIN BLANK Margin few pgs, This edition has strong dark printing, illustrations ,BONI & LIVERIGHT LETTERS B&L on Front Green FLEXIBLE Leather Cvr & on title pg, CHAPTER 2 HAS ALICE? LONG NECK OMITTED FROM OTHER EDITIONS , (suggestion of mushroom imbibing. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Tenniel.

      [Bookseller: BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS]
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        TENDRE STOCKS

      - Paris, Émile-Paul, 1924. Broché: 18 x 26 cm, 104-[5] p. Ouvrage orné de 13 eaux-fortes réhaussées en couleurs de Laborde. Édition limitée à 550 exemplaires. L'un des 475 sur vergé de Rives (no. 307). Infime coloration des barbes et du dos sinon en très bon état. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        A Passage to India.

      London: Edward Arnold & Co.,, 1924. Octavo. Original dark red cloth, spine and front cover lettered in black. Spine lightly toned, light rubbing and slight bumps to extremities, slight rubbing to joints, light soiling to boards; a very good copy. First edition, first impression. This copy with an autograph letter from the author laid in, "Dear Miss Mosely, It is very kind of you to write and tell me that you have enjoyed A Passage to India. Indeed I do wish that I may have expressed something of the East: but one never knows - especially with the East! Again thanking you: Yours sincerely E. M. Forster".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        La lune ou le livre des poèmes

      First edition, one of 300 numbered copies on laid, one draw after 26 China.spine cleared as usual and with two pale waterstains in top and bottom margins in extending flat, partially guards and lightly shaded, pleasant inner state.Rare work of a pioneering and bold typography. Jean Budry & Cie Paris 1924 13x19cm broché

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        A PASSAGE TO INDIA

      Toronto & London: Longmans, Green & Co / Edwin Arnold & Co., 1924. Red cloth, stamped in black. Cloth slightly darkened, with a few small, faint spots, rear free endsheet neatly excised, else a very good copy. First edition, Canadian issue, bound up from the British sheets with a cancel title, in a binding equivalent to the London binding, but with a Longmans spine imprint. The Arnold London adverts remain intact at the end. Scarce - unrecorded by Kirkpatrick, who is normally scrupulously attentive to such bibliographic subtleties. We've had only one other copy of this Canadian issue, and as (only) an interesting relative measure, OCLC reports six copies with this imprint, as against over 120 copies with the Arnold imprint. MODERN MOVEMENT 45.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        PEDRELL Carlos Callate por Dios Manuscrit Chant Piano 1924

      1924 - PEDRELL Carlos Callate por Dios Poème de Juan Ramon Jiménez Musique de Carlos Pedrell (1878-1941) pour Chant et Piano Partition manuscrite issue des archives de Alexandre Lagoya "Montmachoux 3 pages 35.2 x 27.5 cm Très bon état 018263 Instruments à clavier

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; Through the Looking Glass and The Hunting of the Snark , 1st Modern Library Edition, 1ST PRINTING, 1924, BONI & LIVERIGHT LETTERS B&L on Front Green FLEXIBLE Leather

      New York: Boni & Liveright. Modern Library Btm Spine Cvr, 1924 HARDBACK NODUSTJACKET, 1924 on copyright pg, 1st Modern Library Edition, 1ST PRINTING, , BONI & LIVERIGHT LETTERS on Front Green FLEXIBLE Leather Cvr & on title pg, CHAPTER 2 HAS ALICE'S LONG NECK OMITTED FROM OTHER EDITIONS, (suggestion of mushroom imbibing). GOOD+ condition, Light wear Wrinkling to some pages & Foxing, in green flexible boards WITH GOLD GILT ON FRONT CVR & SPINE, Light Fox Wear Thruout, 351 pgs, NO ADS in Back, 4 1/4 X 6 1/2 IN. LIGHT WATER STAIN BLANK Margin few pgs, This edition has strong dark printing, illustrations ,BONI & LIVERIGHT LETTERS B&L on Front Green FLEXIBLE Leather Cvr & on title pg, CHAPTER 2 HAS ALICE? LONG NECK OMITTED FROM OTHER EDITIONS , (suggestion of mushroom imbibing. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Tenniel.

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        TAMAR And Other Poems.

      Peter G. Boyle [1924] - 8vo. The cloth on the back cover was bound with a slight crease by the binder. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lee G. Campbell]
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        Les américains.

      Quer-8, 172 S., 83 ganzseitigen s/w. Photographien., Kart., Rückenteil abgelöst (aber fachfrauisch angesetzt.) Etwas berieben, sonst schönes Exemplar (= Encyclopédie essentielle 5. Serie histoire N 3) Deckelillustr. v. Saul Steinberg. Eines der wichtigsten Bücher zur Nachkriegsphotographie. Der Schweizer Photograph Robert Frank (geb. 1924) reiste für die Bilder zu dem vorlieg. Werk quer durch die USA. Ein Sittengemälde aus der Zeit der Beat-Generation.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Library of Decorative Art

      , 1924. 1924. First Edition . JOURDAIN, M. and LENYGON, Francis. Library of Decorative Art. London: B.T. Batsford, (1924-27). Four volumes. Folio, original burgundy cloth gilt, top edges gilt. $1750.Mixed first and second editions, lavishly illustrated with over 1600 photographs and diagrams (many of which are full-page).Although two of these volumes are credited to Francis Lenygon, a fashionable London decorator of the early 20th century, they all were written by Margaret Jourdain, who was

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        Ragtime. a novel.

      London: Brentano's Ltd., 1924 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, title gilt to spine and upper board, blue top-stain. With the dust jacket. Title page with Colonial Edition overstamp, free endpapers browned, very good in slightly over-sized jacket, publisher's reprice label removed from the spine. First edition, published the following year in the US under the title The Virgin Flame. "Loyal, sensitive young musician" Michael Cardovan struggles to wrest the soul of America from the toils of Jazz. Plot includes a dramatic trial with a jury of "twelve ragtime men and true." On the jacket, in silhouette, a flapper persuades her young man to turn towards the saxophone of modernity, while he reaches out for the classical colonnades of the Academy. Pascal is best known as a screen-writer, sometime president of the Screen Writer's Guild, worked on the Rathbone and Bruce Hound and John Ford's Kipling adaptation Wee Willie Winkie with Shirley Temple. Book collector Alec Hamilton's copy, with his signature ink-stamp to the front free-endpaper. Decidedly uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Races Du Haut-Tonkin, Les

      White Lotus, Paris 1924 - Races Du Haut-Tonkin, Les [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: SEATE BOOKS]
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        Tristan : Novelle. Mit einem Nachwort von Rudolf K. Goldschmit. (=Reclams Universal-Bibliothek ; Nr 6431).

      Leipzig : Reclam jun., [1924]. - 74 S. Guter Zustand. Leichte Gebrauchs- bzw. Lagerspuren. Seiten nachgedunkelt, sonst sauber und ohne Eintragungen. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 130

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        Hawaiian String Games

      Poughkeepsie.: Vassar College., 1924. 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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        DIE NEUE KOLONIE. ROMAN

      Granula-Verlag [1924]., Jena - 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) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        COPPER TOP

      GAZE, HAROLD. GAZE,HAROLD. COPPER TOP. NY: Harper Brothers (1924 B-Y). Thick 4to (7 1/4 x 9 1/4"), 338p., blue cloth stamped in gold. Last illustration slightly out of register else Fine in dust wrapper (dw chipped spine ends). First American edition of this marvelous fantasy adventure written by Gaze as well as illustrated by him. The story is about a little girl who meets all manner of strange gnomes, fairies and creatures after she goes to sleep at night. Illustrated by Gaze with 12 beautiful color plates plus many full and partial page fanciful line illustrations. Gaze was a New Zealand artist who "dominated the fairy genre in Australian children's books " after Ida Rentoul Outhwaite (See Muir History of Australian Children's Book Illus. p.77). Scarce in dust wrapper.

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        Plakatkunst im Klassenkampf 1924 - 1932. 24 politische Plakate der Weimarer Republik. .

      Textheft (10 S.) und 24 teilw. mehrfach gefalzte Plakate, OLwd.-Kassette 52 x 37 cm, Tadell. Hrsg. in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Museum für Deutsche Geschichte Berlin. Mit einer Einführung von Hellmut Rademacher. Die Plakate sind in der Originalgrösse faksimiliert. Plakate: Käthe Kollwitz, Die Überlebenden 1924. Käthe Kollwitz, Nie wieder Krieg. 1924 (69 x 91 cm). - Max Schwimmer, Wählt VSPD. 1924 (59 x 89,5 cm). - Alfred Frank, Krieg dem Kriege. 1925 (60 x 90 cm). - Max Pechstein, Übt Solidarität mit Sowjet-Russland. 1927 (46 x 68,5). - John Heartfiled, Fünf Finger hat die Hand. 1928 (69 x 97 cm). - Alex Keil (Sandor Ek), Reichsjugendtag des kommunistischen Jugendverbandes Deutschlands KJDV. 1928 (25 x 36 cm). - Malsow (Victor Slama), Wenn Arbeiter und Bauern raufen. Bilderbogenplakat. 1928 (48 x 68,5). - Malsow (Victor Slama), Für ein Württemberg der Arbeiter und Bauern. 1928 (69 x 94 cm). - Heinrich Vogeler, Arbeiter, das ist Eure Not. Um 1928 (34 x 46 cm). - Kraetke, Maifeier 1929. 1929 (59,5 x 89,5). - Anonym, Lenin weist Euch den Weg. 1930 (59,5 x 89,5). - John Heartfield, Kämpft mit uns. 1930 (65 x 96 cm). - Max Gebhardt, Arbeiterkinder, werdet Junge Pioniere. 1932 (49,5 x 69 cm). - Anonym, Revolutionskundgebung. 1931 (59,5 x 89 cm). - John Heartfield, Kämpft für die Sowjetunion. 1932. (49 x 71,5 cm). - John Heartfield, Kämpft gegen Hunger und Krieg. 1932 (49,5 x 70 cm). - John Heartfield, 160 Millionen im Osten. 1932 (66,5 x 95 cm). - Max Gebhardt, 12. Internationale Kinderwoche der Jungen Pioniere. 1932 (49,5 x 69 cm). - Anonym (Entwurf nach Deni), Schluß mit diesem System. 1932 (62 x 91 cm). - Fuk (Boris Angeluscheff), Krieg dem imperialistischen Kriege. 1932 (49,5 x 68 cm). - John Heartfield, Das letzte Stück Brot raubt Ihnen der Kapitalismus. 1932 (65 x 95 cm). - Anonym, Einheitsfrontaktion gegen faschistische Reaktion. 1932 (62,5 x 93 cm). - Geis, An diesem System stirbt das Volk. 1932 (69 x 98 cm).

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        La Danse, très rare série complète de la revue, en 49 fascicules de 1920 à 1924. Avec le fascicule-programme de Relâche, le ballet instantanéïste de Picabia pour les Ballets Suédois.

      P., La danse, dir. J. Hébertot, 1920-1924. - 4 vol. (15 + 12 +12 + 10 num. & un h.s.), Reliure modeste pleine toile grise, défr., pièces de titre, mouillures claires à plusieurs numéros. Edition originale, rarissime en collection complète. L'essentiel de la revue est consacré à la promotion des Ballets suédois, fondés par Rolf de Maré, avec Jean Borlin comme chorégraphe unique, compagnie concurrente de celle de Diaghilev. L'ensemble est bien complet du numéro spécial vendu comme programme du ballet Relâche, conçu par Picabia, avec la couverture ill. coul. de Marie Vassilieff. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: SOLSTICES RARE BOOKS]
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        42 Miniaturen zum Koran

      Berlin: Brandussche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1924. With 42 mounted color plates printed by Graphische Kunstanstalt Ganymed. 1 vols. Square 8vo. Full white vellum, with fore edge guard, green and gilt arabesques to boards, t.e.g. Near fine, an unusual binding. Lydis, Mariette. With 42 mounted color plates printed by Graphische Kunstanstalt Ganymed. 1 vols. Square 8vo. Selection of German prose translations of Koranic verses, with Persianate illustrations by the celebrated Mariette Lydis (1894-1970).

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        Crêpes, tambours, poussière... Manuscrit autographe signé

      A report on the state funeral of Anatole France, which appeared in 'le Journal' on the 19th October 1924. Henri Béraud once more demonstrates his powers of polemic and his rich sense of irony on the occasion of the funeral; this superb text echoes those published at the same time by the Surrealists in their famous text 'Un cadavre'. Manuscrit autographe signé de 17 pages in-8 avec quelques corrections [1924] 14x18cm en feuilles

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        Poirot Investigates - Rare 1st

      The Bodley Head / John Lane (U.K.) 1924 - AGATHA CHRISTIE - POIROT INVESTIGATES, published by UK publisher Bodley Head/John Lane, copyright 1924, First Printing, First State Boards - not export edition (no printing states listed on copyright page, just 'First Published in 1924" on copyright page, 14 pages of ads in rear of book, lists to just Christie's 3 prior books on list to left of title page, off-white endpapers, publisher's 1st state orange boards with art deco boarder design to spine & front board, no "Colonial Edition" stamp on copyright page (found on copies that were exported to Australia/New Zealand/Canada). Book has no creased page corners, former owner's tiny name on ffe otherwise no former owner or used bookstore markings/ stamps inside, clean endpapers with no staining or tape residue (hint of age darkening to free endpapers), no foxing to pages, endpapers or outer page edges, slight age darkening to outer page edges (no dust soiling), no internal tears to internal hinges, tight flat pages, very slight spine sun darkening, no cloth wear-through to board edges, board corners or spine tips (hint of wear to spine tips only), no wear-through of cloth at left/right external hinges, usual slight dust/handling discoloration to boards, no dark significant soiling stains/discoloration to boards. Book also comes with a color facsimile of the UK 1st issue Dust jacket to provide protection from damage and to improve its appearance on a shelf. Overall a VG+/FINE- book a rare early 1920s era UK Bodley Head/John Lane Agatha Christie 1st printing of her 4th book. I have a number of other U.K. and U.S. Agatha Christie 1st printing hardcover books up for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Far North Collectible Books]
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        Select Readings from Conan Doyle [Second Series] Kenkyusha English Texts

      Kenkyusha Tokyo 1924 - First Edition. Edited with introduction and notes by Torajiro Sawamura. Original gray cloth, printed tan dustjacket, octavo, 238 pp. Extremely scarce anthology of Sherlock Holmes stories to be published in Japan and possibly the first Japanese collection of these stories. Includes: The Adventures of the Beryl Coronet, The Solitary Cyclist, The Red headed League, Lord of Chateau Noir, The Three Correspondents, The New Catacomb, A Foreign Office Romance, A Physiologist's Wife, A Question of Diplomacy, and A Medical Document. Near Fine, contemporary ownership signature at endpapers, some pencil notation to text, in Very Good dustjacket, chipped at top spine end and top flap corners. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Renascence

      New York: The Anderson Galleries, 1924. Original wraps. Near Fine. The 1st separate edition of Edna St. Vincent Millay's "first great poem" and first published work. Printed by the great Frederick Goudy "on the handpress formerly owned by William Morris --on which the Kelmscott Chaucer was printed--" and initialed by him at the limitation. #119 of an unknown number of copies issued. A clean, very well-preserved copy to boot -- a solid, Near Fine octavo in its light-blue, hand-sewn wrappers.

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        TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES (Superb Original Example of the 1924 Photoplay)

      New York: A. L. Burt Hardy, Thomas. TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES. NY: A. L. Burt, (1924). First Photoplay Edition. A FINE copy (slight sunning to the spine, a touch of shelf wear) in a FINE ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S DUST JACKET (virtually flawless). Published in tandem with the 1924 MGM film shot in England at genuine Hardy Country locations starring Blanche Sweet as Tess. It would be very difficult indeed to find a better copy.. First Edition, Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

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        Ole Olsens Art Collections - Generaldirektør Ole Olsens Kunstsamlinger - Ole Olsens Kunstsammlungen (2 volumes complete)

      F. Bruckmann, München 1924 - First edition. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine. (8) + 104; 104 + 112 + (4); (8) + 76 + 74 + 80 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Over 2000 items described. Text in English, Danih and German. Volume 1 consists of Works in Precious and other Metals, Carved Work, Scuplture and Furniture. Volume 2 consists of Ceramic: Italian Majolika, Palissy Ware, German Stone Ware, Delft and German Faience, German and Danish Porcelain, China Porcelain, Glass a.s.o. "The importance of the collection of chief manager Ole Olsen in Kopenhagen, which is described by this catalogue to lovers of art and science, consists chiefly in the variety and completeness with regard to the quantity of works of old industrial art. Only a few of the great collections of the old and new continent can rival this collection in extent, quality and variety of the industrial antiquities. Nearly all spheres of artistic work from the prehistorical period to the end of the eighteenth century are represented by characteristic, sometimes excellent works. This work brings to lovers of art and scholars of old industrial art, a catalogue such has not been published since the great catalogues of the Spitzer, Lanna and Morgan collections. Giving the descriptions in Danish, English and German, the possessor and the editor hope to render a service to the science of the history of art." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Regenbogen. Ein Buch vom frohgemuten Ich. Mit 6 signierten (einschließlich Titel) Original-Radierungen von Ferdinand Staeger.

      Dresden - Leipzig, Falken-Verlag, 1924. 193(1) S., 4°, OHLn mit Buntpapierbezug und aufgeklebtem Titelschildchen, Fadenheftung. Druck der Graphischen Kunstanstalt Liepsch & Reichardt, Dresden. \"Diese Buch erschien in einer Auflage von 230 numerierten Exemplaren. Die Radierungen wurden vom Künstler eigenhändig signiert....Nummer 1 - 100, auf handgeschöpftes Bütten gedruckt, enthält die Originalradierungen mit Remarken. Einband: Antik-Halbpergament, handgeheftet, ebabierter Vorder- und Unterschnitt, Goldoberschnitt, Titeldrucke in Echt Gold.....(Impressum)\". Dieses Buch trägt die Nummer 23. Nicht bei Rodenberg. Reihe: Bücher vom heiteren Herzen, Band 2. Entgegen der Beschreibung handelt es sich beim vorliegenden Exemplar um eine Halb-Leinen-Bindung, ebenso fehlt die Titelvergoldung und der Kopfgoldschnitt. Da die Vorsatzpapiere sehr hell aussehen, liegt vermutlich eine spätere Bindung (Restauration ?) vor. Schönes Exemplar in dieser Vorzugsausgabe. Insgesamt eine sehr seltene Ausgabe in einem schönen Zustand. New binding; 6 handsigned etchings by the artist. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Staeger (1880-1976), Bibliophil, Originalgraphik, signiert

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        WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG

      Methuen & Co 1924 - First Edition, First Printing Beautiful crisp near fine book with the scarce original first edition, first state dust jacket. The book is in extraordinary condition considering that many children¿s book are usually found ¿well loved and read¿. The book is clean, crisp beautiful condition with blue cloth boards, with bright unfaded gilt titles to spine and front. The book has sharp corners with one tiny tip bump, and no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. The pages are clean, with no owner names, no bookplates and no bookstore stamps, offsetting to the end papers are typical with this title. The interior pages are clean, bright and flat with No handling marks, No stains, No writing, No bent pages, and No foxing with the book internally appearing as unread. Bright gilt to the top of the page block as issued. First trade edition, second issue with the page number ix present in the preliminaries. In copies of the first issue the contents leaf (ix-x) is unnumbered. Beautiful fresh, clean, highly collectible example of this title. Please see images. The scarce original dust jacket has benefited from slight restoration to the top spine tip only by an expert paper conservator and as such presents as a near fine example. The jacket has an overall bright presentation with vibrant colors with a slight sunning to the spine, otherwise the jacket has no rips, no chips, no edgewear, no fading, and no rubbing. The jacket is the first state of the first edition showing the correct blurbs to the inner flaps and the 7/6 Net price to the spine. A beautiful example of this fragile dust jacket. Please see detailed images. A very handsome example of this title. Presents beautifully on the shelf. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other rare children's books and original illustration artwork [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        When We Were Very Young

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Shepard, E. H. First edition, first printing; second issue with page ix numbered. Very Good with a bit of rippling to cloth at bottom portion of covers, light bruising to spine ends and rubbing to corners, contents lightly foxed and several hinges just slightly over-opened. In a lightly soiled and lightly edge-worn first issue dust jacket, which is lightly soiled, darkened at the spine panel, rubbed at extremities with light chipping to corners and spine ends and with a short closed tear to the rear top spine joint. The first and scarcest of the Pooh books.

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        Songs and Sonnets of William Shakespeare

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1924 - "Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer's Day?"A Superb Arabesque Style Binding With A Fine Gilt Pointille Design by Ramage of London[RAMAGE, John, binder]. SHAKESPEARE, William. Songs and Sonnets of William Shakespeare. Edited by F.T. Palgrave. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1924. Small octavo (5 7/8 x 3 7/8 inches; 149 x 98 mm.). viii, 253, [1, imprint] pp. Bound ca. 1925 by Ramage of London (stamp-signed on front turn-in). Full purple crushed levant morocco, covers beautifully decorated with a central gilt-ruled 'star' shape design surrounded by an elaborate and very fine gilt pointille design in the 'Arabesque' style. Spine with five raised bands elaborately decorated and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt ruled board edges, wide turn-ins with a double gilt ruled border enclosing four corner and two side decorations in elaborate gilt pointille, purple watered silk liners and end-leaves, all edges gilt. With the engraved bookplate of Helen Margaret Nimmo on the verso of the front endleaf. Very fine.The gilt pointille work is quite exceptional.Born in London in 1836, John Ramage served an apprenticeship with John Wright, then went to Paris, where he was able to work with the distinguished Marcellin Lortic (1822-1892), who opened his shop on the Rue St. Honoré in 1840. In 1860 Ramage purchased the binding business of Alexander Banks, Jr., in Edinburgh, then returned three years later to London, where he was in business at various locations into the 20th century. Though the range designs is broad, Ramage bindings are celebrated for their remarkably delicate, careful, and elaborate gilt work.Shakespeare's Sonnets is the title of a collection of 154 sonnets by William Shakespeare, which covers themes such as the passage of time, love, beauty and mortality. The first 126 sonnets are addressed to a young man; the last 28 to a woman.Shakespeare's Songs: Not surprisingly, Shakespeare alludes to or includes the text of well over one hundred songs in his works. Music was an integral part of Elizabethan life, as it is today. London publishers were constantly producing broadside ballads, madrigals, and consort pieces, and most educated people could read music and play a tune on a recorder, lute, or viola da gamba.

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        You Gentiles

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York 1924 - 221 pages. "In this book a modern Jew, perhaps for the first time, tells the gentiles what he thinks of them. Analyzes our western civilization, its religion, morality, art and science, as an expression of the gentile way of life and shows where this clashes with the nature and spiritual impulses of the Jew." - from dust jacket. Dust jacket heavily worn. Somewhat above-average wear to book. Back hinge open. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Daedalus, or Science and the Future: A Paper Read to the Heretics, Cambridge on February 4th 1923

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition. v, 93pp. Original blue cloth with printed paper labels. Near Fine in Very Good original dust jacket. A few spots of toning to cloth, dust-soiling to edges, a few easily-erasable pencil marks in margins. Jacket chipped along head/back panel and at tail, a little foxed, nick in spine. The author's first book, a wide-ranging lecture on technology, ethics, and science that helped inspired Huxley's novel Brave New World.

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        A Story Teller's Story

      B. W. Huebsch, Inc., New York 1924 - First Printing. Scarce in Jacket. Signed on half-title page. Jacket is tanned with edge and corner wear and chipping at head and tail. Book has light toning to page edges. From the William Ripley Collection. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Etude De La Mer, Flore et Faune De La Manche and De L'Ocean

      Albert Levy, Paris 1924 - New Edition. 2 Volume set. Text by M. P. Verneuil. Sunning to boards and spine with some creasing to spine ends. Due to size and weight, extra shipping charges will apply. Nouvelle édition. 2 Réglage du volume. Texte de M. P. Verneuil. Ensoleillement aux planches ou la colonne vertébrale avec un peu de plissage à la colonne vertébrale se termine. En raison de la taille et du poids, des frais de port supplémentaires s'appliqueront. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fidelity.

      London: Jarrolds,, 1924. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket designed by Dame Laura Knight. Boards rubbed and slightly discoloured, spotting to edges of text block. A very good copy in the jacket with partly split spine and and some chips to spine panel and tips. First UK edition, first impression of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's third novel. It was originally published in the US in 1915. Scarce in the jacket.

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        Ceuvres De Moliere Volumes 1 and 2

      G. Cres Et Cie Paris 1924 - This is an absolutely beautiful antique 2 volume set. 10.75' x 8.5" Great condition.Volume 1 and 2. The Cover and Bindings are engraved. Written in French [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

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        The Town Child's Alphabet. Designs by David Jones.

      The Poetry Bookshop 1924 - FIRST EDITION, each letter with a full-page illustration by Jones, the majority of these with a small amount of colouring in blue, some handling marks and occasional light spotting, pp. [55], [4, ads], 4to, original wrappers with Jones illustration to front printed in orange and blue, a small split at head of upper joint and loss at foot of backstrip with chipping at head of same, rubbing to covers but not to image, ownership inscription to inside front cover, good. Significant as Jones's first illustration work outside of the Ditchling community, and departing from his work there in its more playful tone whilst preserving traces of it in the skill and composition. (Woolmer A40)

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        MEMOIRES DE J. CASANOVA DE SEINGALT - ecrits par lui-meme / EN 12 VOLUMES - DU TOME 1 AU TOME 12.

      1924. DE LA SIRENE. 1924-1935. In-4.Carré. Broché. Etat d'usage. Tâchée. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais. CII + 340 + 324 + 361 + 337 + 337 + 351 + 340 + 316 + 434 + 365 + 346 + 338 pages - pages augmentées de nombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc dans et hors texte, dont certaines sous serpente - Bandeaux, lettrines et culs de lampe. Dos salis. 5 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES - EDITION nouvelle d'apres le texte d'origine de l'edition princeps Leipzig-Bruxelles-Paris (1826-1838) - Variantes des editions Schutz et Paulin-Rosez - Commentaires historiques et critiques.

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        The Recoil of Electrons from Scattered X-Rays", in Physical Review 23, 4, 1924, pp. 439-449

      American Institute of Physics, Lancaster 1924 - FIRST EDITION OF THE 1924 PAPER IN WHICH COMPTON & HUBBARD FIRST CONFIRM & OBSERVE THE PARTICLE NATURE OF ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION (OR THE COMPTON EFFECT) USING WILSON'S NEW CLOUD CHAMBER METHOD. In a 1923 paper, Arthur Compton explained the Compton effect -- the increase in wavelength of X-rays scattered by collisions with electrons. The Compton effect, "the quantum theory of scattering suggested by Compton? assumes that each directed X-ray quantum is scattered by a single electron" (Compton and Hubbard, 1924, 449). Compton ends his 1923 paper by saying that 'the electrons which recoil in the process of the scattering of ordinary X-rays have not been observed'. In this 1924 paper, Compton and John Charles Hubbard, "in order to decide between Darwin's theory and the light-quantum theory? proposed to analyze the maximum energy of the recoil electrons and the relative number of observed recoil electrons to photoelectrons. They arrived at the following result: 'Both from the standpoint of the experimental evidence and from internal consistency of the theory we therefore seem forced to the conclusion that each quantum of scattered X-rays is emitted in a definite direction' (Rechenberg, Historical Development of Quantum Theory, 609; Compton and Hubbard, 1924, 449). "Compton and Hubbard's conclusion in favor of the light-quantum theory was based on counting the number of recoil electrons producing a track of given length in the cloud chamber" (Rechenberg, 609). Compton won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1927 for his discovery of the Compton effect. ALSO INCLUDED: Millikan and Bowen, "Extreme Ultra-violet Spectra", pp. 1-35. CONDITION & DETAILS: Lancaster: American Institute of Physics, 8vo. Complete volume. [vii], 805, [5]. Ex-libris bearing the usual markings on the front flyleaf and pastedown; no other markings save for a tiny gilt stamp at the foot of the spine (see image). Tightly and very solidly bound in blue buckram; gilt-lettered at the spine. Bright and very clean throughout. Very good condition inside and out. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Künstlernachlaß des Dresdener Werbegraphikers Paul Nasdala (1924-2007). Bestehend aus einer Arbeitsmappe \"Meine Lehrzeit\" (1939-1942, Folio) vom Lehrbetrieb Kunstanstalt May Aktiengesellschaft, darin zahlreiche Freihandzeichnungen, Zeichnungen nach Vorlage, Federzeichnungen, Pausübungen, Kreidelithographien, Asphaltschabarbeiten, Springschaberübungen, Spritzarbeiten, Linolschnitte, Aquarelle, Handzeichnungen, einem Album Filmkarikaturen mit 28 Tuschzeichnungen der damaligen UFA-Stars (u. a. Hans Albers, Willy Birgel usw.), 18 von N. gestalteten Werbe- bzw. Veranstaltungsplakaten aus den Jahren 1956-1972, zahlreichen weiteren Aquarellen und Handzeichnungen, Photos und Selbstporträts des Künstlers sowei Kopien von Lehrvertrag, Lehr- und Prüfungszeugnis sowie zwei Briefen der \"Zeit im Bild\"-Redaktion an den Karikaturisten (1946).

       Guter Zustand. *Paul Nasdala.*1924, erlernte in Dresden den Beruf eines Farbenlithographs und besuchte die Kunstgewerbeschule. Nach Kriegsdienst und Neubeginn Gebrauchsgraphiker in der DEWAG Werbung Dresden, hier besonders Graphiken und Plakate für die Pneumant Reifenwerke und das Chemiewerk Nünchritz sowie Werbegraphik für Messen und Ausstellungen, außerdem war N. als Karikaturist für die Illustrierte \"Zeit im Bild\" tätig. Arbeiten des durch zahlreiche staatliche und betriebliche Auszeichnungen geehrten Künstlers, wurden auf der VI. Deutschen Kunstausstellung Dresden sowie auf Ausstellungen in Moskau und Brünn gezeigt. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Gebrauchsgraphik, Gebrauchsgrafik, Karikaturen, Graphisches Gewerbe

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        The Man in the Brown Suit.

      London: John Lane the Bodley Head Limited, 1924 - Octavo. Original buff cloth, titles and decorative border to spine and front board in brown, top edge brown. Spine faded, slight rubbing to extremities, slight bumps to tips, mark to rear panel, small mark to front panel, a very good copy. First edition, first impression of Christie's fifth book. Signed by the author to the front free endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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