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        THE ADVENTURES OF AN ILLUSTRATOR: MOSTLY IN FOLLOWING HIS AUTHORS IN AMERICA & EUROPE.

      Boston, Little, Brown, and Company 1925 - First Edition Of The Limited Edition. Limited Edition unnumbered, but signed by Pennell and containing an original etching of the New York skyline from the Battery and the etching is signed in pencil. 4to, publisher's calf back cloth. Some rubbing to the edges, but a near fine copy in the uncommon d/j that has some staining to the underside and light edgewear, and has been reinforced on the underside, but is quite attractive. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Lesser Ury: Nächtliche Stassenszene in Berlin (Originalzeichnung)

      1925 - Kohle auf Zeichenkarton 49,5 x 31,3 cm Rechts unten signiert Provenienz: Privatsammlung, Israel Privatsammlung, Deutschland

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        Mermaid" Subject.

      - No date [1925]. Original watercolor with pen and ink on card, signed, 15 x 11 inches. Label on verso of "A. E. Johnson, Artists' Agent" numbered 1669 and identifying title and artist. Very good. On a beach, a rotund merman with a ginger beard and necklace of shells examines the discarded clothes of a British Tommy while a pretty mermaid peers over his shoulder; paddling in the sea some distance away, the Tommy himself looks over in astonishment. With the hand lettered caption, "There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in our philosophy." The painting was made in May or June of 1925 for a publication unknown; a fine example of Heath Robinson's weird and wonderful imagination. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        TARTUFFE (1925)

      UFA 1925 - Vintage original 9 x 11 ½" (23 x 29 cm.) black-and-white double weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, Germany. Emil Jannings, Lil Dagover, Werner Krauss, Lucie Hoflich, dir: F.W. Murnau. Highlighted by brilliant camera work, this film -- one of the few extant Murnau works -- is not as well known as his others. Today we have just a truncated American-released version of the film which hints at its greatness. Carl Mayer based his script on the Moliére play, and together with the filmmakers took the original story and made it relevant to a 1925 audience by giving it a modern day setting, with a story about a young man who is trying to save his grandfather from the greedy housekeeper who threatens to take his fortune. The young man is an actor and sets up a movie screening of the story of "Tartuffe" (with its similar theme) in order to show the housekeeper's true colors. In this still, Emil Jannings as Tartuffe is reading over the "good book." This photo has the UFA insignia printed in at bottom left and the number 18 at bottom right. Photo has had professional restoration to address corner creases and a small tear at the center top of the image. There is a faint ink stamp on the verso. ABOUT FINE.

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        The Mother's Recompense

      D. Appleton and Company, New York 1925 - Original publisher's vertically ribbed burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. In a clean, bright and complete dust jacket on orange paper lettered in black and adorned on every surface with gold leaves. The edges of the book are somewhat spotty which is likely foxing but does look oddly similar to the gold leaves on the jacket. The most trivial of edge-wear to the jacket. Three pages of ads at rear and parenthetical (1) at the final page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DOYLE'S ROCK AND OTHER STORIES

      Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1925.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-7 [8] 9-288, original medium blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. "The author's first collection of short stories, many of which examine the theme of crossed signals between male and female characters. One of these (the longest story), 'She'll Never Marry,' pursues the theme into the territory of lesbianism, a notably early example, preceding THE WELL OF LONELINESS by three years, and unusual also for its presentation of Una and Evelyn as a happy, satisfied couple who pull the wool over the eyes of clueless males. Of the other thirteen stories, five have supernatural content. 'The Farm' follows a young boy into an isolated farm house where an old blind woman can sense much about his visual appearance. She envies his vitality and, as he is leaving, begs him for his *anima vitae.* He fails to understand this veiled reference but his girlfriend explains that she may have been asking him to breathe into her some of his vitality (thus losing it himself, making the old woman a kind of vampire?) 'The Buckross Ring' is an excellent supernatural tale with an ecclesiastical setting. 'Tea at Maggie Reynold's' presents another cryptical old woman presenting veiled truths to a confused young man. His surname, she explains, marks him as a descendant of a man who had tricked a mermaid into marriage. After listening to this folk tale, he walks away and begins thinking of all the violent water-related deaths of his relatives. 'The Place of Meeting' presents in play form the reconciliation in an afterlife of an ascetic monk and unrepentant heathen. 'Mr. Tookey' explores faith-healing, and throws in a ghost for good measure. All in all, a not inconsiderable collection. " - Robert Eldridge. Bleiler (1978), p. 188. NCBEL IV 744. Spine just a bit darkened, endpapers just a bit darkened, a near fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with shallow chipping at upper spine end and upper edge of rear panel, shelf wear at edges, several creases to front panel, and several internal tape mends. (#149811)

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        T.STORM "IMMENSEE" 10 ORIG. HAND COLURED LITHOGR. J.KAUFMANN # 128/165 SIGN.1925

      Theodor Storm "Immensee" Leipzig, Josef Singer Verlag, ca. 1925, 63 pp.First edition. 17.7 x 13.7 CM. In German 10 original lithographs, hand coloured covers and title page by Julius Kaufmann. Originalhand made binding from stamped Parchment . Hand-colouring to picture on front and rear covers The name of the book written in ink by the artist Julius Kaufmann on spine Atr paper. Very rare limited edition of 165 copies. This is # 128 Number and signature written in ink by the artist Julius Kaufmann Hand-colouring to the the second title page Foxing, light soiling and rubbing to covers. Some foxing to pages with lithographs (not affecting lithographs) Some foxing to endpapers and some pages. Shipping cost to every country: $ 24 I send it EMS, delivery time 2-4 days Parchment is a thin material made from calfskin, sheepskin or goatskin, often split. Its most common use was as a material for writing on, for documents, notes, or the pages of a book, codex or manuscript. It is distinct from leather in that parchment is limed but not tanned; therefore, it is very reactive to changes in relative humidity and is not waterproof. The finer qualities of parchment are called vellum.

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        QUEEN OF THE DAWN: A LOVE TALE OF OLD EGYPT

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925.. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii] 1-307 [308-310: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], title page printed orange and black, original decorated blue-gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark blue, top edge stained orange. First edition. 7500 copies printed. Issued nearly a month before the British edition. Bleiler (1978), p. 90. Reginald 06560. Scott 80A. Whatmore F54.6.b. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear and several short closed tears along top and bottom edges edges and some general dust soiling to spine and rear panels. An attractive example of the jacket. (#147278)

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        Eigh. Brief mit Paraphe "GR".

      Ohne Ort und Datum (um ?) 1925 - 3/4 Seite, kl-4. - In Eile geschriebener Brief mit einzelnen Korrekturen. "Cher monsieur, I. il y a quelques polémiques à propos de la publication en Mai de vos lithos. Je n'ai pas le temps de v[ou]s en causer les a fond mais dites bien n'est-il pas vrai c'est la verité que je n'ai jamais voulu de date et qu'il ya plus trois ans que je vous avais prevus - ceci repetéz ce comme moi je le fais. II. Arrangez vous avec la destinaire qui v[ou]s remettra ce qui est convenu pour echange. En hâte - meilleur souvenir GR". - Papier gebräunt. Neben seiner Tätigkeit als vielseitiger Maler und Illustrator arbeitete Rouault unter anderem auch als Ausstatter für die "Ballets Russes" und war außerdem als Drucker tätig.

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        Simonetta Perkins

      London & New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1925. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good + Book/Fine DJ. 1st Printing 151 Pp. Copyright Page With Statement "First Printed In 1931". Green Cloth Spine, Gilt, Batik Paper-Covered Boards. Book With Some Wear, Boards Exposed At Tips And Part Of Bottom Edges, Publisher's Name On Spine Very Weak. Dj Is Fine, Near New, No Wear ,No Chipping Or Tears, And, Spectacularly, No Fading At All And Perhaps Unique Thus [ The Dj Had Been Folded Flat And Stored Away From Light And Wear, Part Of A Small Archive Of Similarly Preserved Jackets 1925-1935, All Entirely Unfaded].

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        With Lawrence in Arabia.

      London: Hutchinson & Co, [1925] - Octavo. Original red cloth, title to spine gilt, top edge grey. Spine slightly rolled, boards a little stained, edges lightly foxed, tips slightly rubbed. A very good copy. Frontispiece and 64 plates. First UK edition, first impression, originally published in the US the previous year. O'Brien E012. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La Ferronnerie Moderne. 4eme Serie

      Paris: Editions D'Art Charles Moreau, 1925. Hardcover. vg. Folio. [2] pp. 32 plates in photogravure (1-3 per plate). Later half-leather red leather binding with gold lettering on spine. Corners and upper edge of spine bumped, lower edge torn. Marble endpapers. Artistic iron workmanship in the 1920s art nouveau and art deco style as exemplified in gates, ramps, balconies, screens, tables, lamps, radiators, and a variety of doors and entrance ways. Introduction by Henri Clouzot. List of plates with the artist's name, among others Raymond Subes, Guilbert Poillerat and Schenck et fils. Text in French. Otherwise in very good condition.

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        Arrowsmith

      1925. First Edition . Signed. LEWIS, Sinclair. Arrowsmith. New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1925). Octavo, original buckram spine, blue paper boards, original printed paper label, top edge gilt, uncut. $2500.Signed limited first edition of what many consider Lewis' greatest novel, number 139 of only 500 large paper copies signed by him.“Using for his theme the losing fight made by two men with whom scientific truth is religion, Mr. Lewis draws a picture for us that is disquieting in its disillusionment… Arrowsmith is a pagan novel for a pagan world… an authentic step forward” (Books of the Century, 63-64). Although Arrowsmith was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, Lewis declined the honor, ostensibly because Main Street (1921) had not been so honored. His rejection, however, also secured front-page status for this satire of the medical profession in the nation's newspapers. Adapted to the screen in 1931 by director John Ford. Issued on the same day as the stated second (first trade) edition. Without scarce original glassine and slipcase. Pastore 9. Bruccoli & Clark III:213. Bookseller ticket.Interior generally fine, very faint soiling to binding. A near-fine signed copy.

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        The Great Gatsby

      Charles Scriber's Sons 1925 - First Edition, First Printing (Has 1925 on copyright with Scribner’s seal and no additional printings noted). Published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1925. Octavo. Dark green cloth boards with gold stamped spine lettering. Meets all first edition points (including “chatter” on p.60, “northern” on p.119, “sick in tired” on p.206, etc). Book is in very good condition with some light toning to pages and spotting to page ends. Has a very slight spine lean. Gold spine lettering has partially faded. Interior is clean with no stamps/writing/dog ears, etc. Comes with a facsimile dust jacket. A very nice copy of the classic American novel. 218 pages. 100% positive feedback. 30 day money back guarantee. NEXT DAY SHIPPING! Excellent customer service. Please email with any questions or if you would like a photo. All books packed carefully and ships with free delivery confirmation/tracking. All books come with free bookmarks. Ships from Southampton, New York. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Playtime & Company. A Book for Children

      London: Methuen, 1925. Signed, Limited Edition. 1 of 100 copies on hand-made paper. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard. 1 vols. Square 8vo. Original cloth and boards, paper label on front boards, dust jacket. Very minor water stain to lower extremities, dust jacket soiled and a bit chipped. Preserved in a cloth slipcase. Otherwise Fine. E.H. Shepard. Signed, Limited Edition. 1 of 100 copies on hand-made paper. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard. 1 vols. Square 8vo. ONE OF 100 : SIGNED BY SHEPARD AND LUCAS.

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        Chinese Sculpture From The Fifth To The Fourteenth Century Volume IV With Plates 422-623

      London: Ernest Benn, Limited. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1925. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; Folio ; Over 900 specimens in stone, bronze, lacquer and wood, principally from Northern China. With Descriptions and an introductory essay. By Osvald Siren, Professor in the University of Stockholm. Includes plates 422-553 of the Tang Dynasty; Plates 554-561 Honan, Plates 562-566, Shantung; Plates 567-577, Chili; Plates 578-93, Liao Dynasty [907-1119] and Chin Dynasty [1115-1234]; Plates 593-608, Wu Yeh [908-978] Sung and Southern Sung Dynasty [960-1279]; Plates 609-623, Yuan Dynasty [1230-1367]. Plate 527 with frayed lower edge apparently marginally miscut. Otherwise sound and tight. Occasional light foxing mainly affecting margins of the leaves. Plates in Collotype. Publisher's grey-brown buckram cloth with gilt front cover decoration and gilt spine lettering. Art: : Sculpture: : China; 9 .

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        The Lost World.(Kinema. Nowo?ci filmowe. Rok VI, Zeszyt 59/20. 1 grudnia 1925 r.)

      Maryéa Po?oniewicz, Helena Olszewska i Jan Baumritter (Zak?ady Graficzne "ARS"), Warszawa (Warsaw) 1925 - Photographically and graphically illustrated throughout. First edition. Cover printed in red. Text in Polish. Printed in brown, blue and red. In publisher's illustrated wrappers, with graphical scene from the movie. 26 p., and an inset magenta leaf with coupons to movie theatres. Polish movie magazine, advertising the 1925 film, "The Lost World". "The Lost World" is an adaptation of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 1912 novel of the same name about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam. The film was directed by Willis O'Brian, and renown for introducing various technical innovations. This number of magazine contains articles about premiers, technical innovations of cinematography, and several movie related advertisements. First leaf's lower margin trimmed, with no effect to text. Small tear to upper and lower corners of cover at the spine. Overall in fine condition. In publisher's illustrated wrappers, with graphical scene from the movie First edition. Cover printed in red. Text in Polish. Printed in brown, blue and red. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Malerei. Photographie. Film.

      München, Albert Langen (= Bauhausbücher 8) 1925. - 4°, 133 SS., zahlr. Abb., 1. Aufl., Orig.-Leinen (ohne Schutzumschlag), Einband angeschmutzt und fleckig, Außengelenke teils leicht angeplatzt, innen dauber und gut erhalten, Heidtmann 5011. Wingler 563. - Typographie, Einband, Umschlag L. Moholy-Nagy. Fotographische Abbildungen von Alfred Stieglitz, F. M. Duncan, Charlotte Rudolf, Renger-Patzsch, Moholy-Nagy, Grünewald, Consemüller, J. B. Polak, Man Ray, Eckner, Lohöfener, Dr. Mabuse, Muche, Citroen, Hannah Höch, u. a. 1 gefaltete Muskbeilage von Alexander László, Op. 10 (Präludien für Klavier und Farblicht, 2. Gelb), [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mesicník pro stavební umení (= Der Bau. Monatsschrift für Baukunst). III. Jahrg., Heft 1 - 12 (Juli 1924 - Juni 1925).

      Originalausgabe. - Kompletter Jahrgang der bedeutenden Zeitschrift des tschechischen Konstruktivismus mit vorgeb. Jahresinhaltsverzeichnis. - Die Reihe befasst sich mit den europäischen Strömungen funktioneller Architektur und Gestaltung, so ist Heft II der ?De Stijl?-Gruppe gewidmet. Teige konnte zahlreiche bedeutende Vertreter für Textbeiträge gewinnen, darunter u.a. Le Corbusier, Theo van Doesburg, Walter Gropius, Ludwig Hilberseimer, Georg Muche, Mies van der Rohe. - Insgesamt ordentlicher Zustand. - Heller 112f.

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        Autograph Letter, Signed, On Darrow, Smith, Cromson & Smith.

      1925 - Darrow Discusses a Matter in Omaha Darrow, Clarence [1857-1938]. [Autograph Letter, Signed, On the Letterhead of Darrow, Smith, Cronson & Smith, October 6 (1925-1929)]. Single 8-1/2" x 7-1/4" sheet. Some toning, two fold lines, one horizontal and one vertical, faint coffee stain near upper right hand corner, otherwise fine. * Addressed to a Mr. Becker (or Beber) and signed by a bold signature, this note relates to a business or legal matter in Omaha, Nebraska. It reads (in part): "I could come to Omaha, but would not want to promise after Dec 15th. I am selling 500-, [illegible] of which I would pay my own traveling expense." The firm of Darrow, Smith, Cronson & Smith existed from 1925 to 1929. Darrow's relationship with these attorneys began when he opposed them during the trial of Leopold and Loeb. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The National Being - Some Thoughts on an Irish Polity. [With an original drawing by Russell on the Titlepage].

      London, MacMillan and Co., 1925. - 13 cm x 19 cm. 176 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition. Former library copy with some interesting Patina. Some old newspaper clippings on A.E. taped to the pastetown and endpaper include also a newspaper photograph of the older Russell. The wonderful drawing by A.E. signed in his full name and as A.E. Very Rare ! George William Russell (10 April 1867 – 17 July 1935) who wrote with the pseudonym Æ (sometimes written AE or A.E.), was an Irish writer, editor, critic, poet, artistic painter and Irish nationalist. He was also a writer on mysticism, and a central figure in the group of devotees of theosophy which met in Dublin for many years. Russell was editor from 1905 to 1923 of the Irish Homestead, the journal of the IAOS. His gifts as a writer and publicist gained him a wide influence in the cause of agricultural co-operation. He then became editor of the The Irish Statesman, the paper of the Irish Dominion League, which merged with the Irish Homestead, from 15 September 1923 until 12 April 1930. With the demise of this newspaper he was for the first time of his adult life without a job, and there were concerns that he could find himself in a state of poverty, as he had never earned very much money from his paintings or books. At one point his son Diarmuid was reduced to selling off early drafts of his father's works to raise money, rather to the annoyance of Russell, who accused Diarmuid, with whom his relations were not good, of "raiding the wastepaper baskets". Unbeknownst to him meetings and collections were organized and later that year at Plunkett House he was presented by Father T. Finlay with a cheque for £800. This enabled him to visit the United States the next year, where he was well received all over the country and his books sold in large numbers. His first book of poems, Homeward: Songs by the Way (1894), established him in what was known as the Irish Literary Revival, where Æ met the young James Joyce in 1902 and introduced him to other Irish literary figures, including William Butler Yeats. He appears as a character with Lizzie Twigg in the "Scylla and Charybdis" episode of Joyce's Ulysses, where he dismisses Stephen's theories on Shakespeare. His collected poems was published in 1913, with a second edition in 1926. His house at 17 Rathgar Avenue in Dublin became a meeting-place[8] at the time for everyone interested in the economic and artistic future of Ireland: his Sunday evenings "at home" were a notable feature of Dublin literary life. Michael Collins, the effective leader of the new Government, became acquainted with Russell in the last months of his life: Oliver St. John Gogarty, a regular guest at Russell's Sundays "at home" believed that these two men, so utterly unalike in most ways, nonetheless developed a deep mutual respect. Russell's generosity and hospitality were legendary: Frank O'Connor fondly recalled "the warmth and kindness, which enfolded you like an old fur coat". He was the most loyal of friends, and in the notoriously fractious Dublin literary world Russell tried to keep the peace between his endlessly quarrelling colleagues: even the abrasive Seamus O'Sullivan could be forgiven a great deal, simply because "Seamus drinks too much". His interests were wide-ranging; he became a theosophist and wrote extensively on politics and economics, while continuing to paint and write poetry. Æ claimed to be a clairvoyant, able to view various kinds of spiritual beings, which he illustrated in paintings and drawings. He was noted for his exceptional kindness and generosity towards younger writers: Frank O'Connor termed him "the man who was the father to three generations of Irish writers", and Patrick Kavanagh called him "a great and holy man". P.L. Travers, famous as the creator of Mary Poppins, was yet another writer who gratefully recalled Russell's help and encouragement. He used the pseudonym "AE", or more properly, "Æ". This derived from a

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        Code Civil: Livre Premier, Des Personnes, Titres V Du Mariage, VI.

      1925 - Hemard's View of Family Law in a Handsome Binding Hemard, Joseph [1880-1961], Illustrator. Code Civil: Livre Premier, Des Personnes: Titres V. Du Mariage. VI. Du Divorce. VII. De la Paternite. VIII. De l'Adoption. IX. De la Puissance Paternelle. X. De la Minorite. XI. De la Majorite. Paris: Rene Kieffer, [1925]. [vi], 126, [4] pp. Pochoir color text illustrations. Quarto (8" x 6-1/2"). Original publisher stiff wrappers bound into three-quarter morocco over marbled boards, gilt title and tooling to spine, top edge gilt, deckle fore and bottom edges, spine from wrappers tipped-in to rear wrapper. Negligible light rubbing to extremities. Very light toning to text, somewhat heavier along fore-edges, vivid illustrations, internally clean. * From an edition limited to 900 copies, this is number 838. Hemard presents the official text of the sections of the French Civil Code dealing with family law with witty, and often mildly erotic, color pochoir illustrations. Hemard applied this treatment to two other legal works Code Penal (1940) and Code General des Impots Directs et Taxes Assimilees (1944). Hemard, a prolific artist, illustrator, designer and author, is best-known for his humorously illustrated editions of serious non-fiction books. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Washington Irving, Esq. Ambassador at Large from The New World to the Old

      New York: Alfred Knopf, (1925), 1925. First edition, the author's copy. BAL vol. 5, page 95. Original galley proofs, with additional manuscript material and a chromolithographed view of old William St. (Irving's place of birth) from Valentine's Manual for 1862. Hellman's set of the galley proofs of his biography of Washington Irving, extensively edited and corrected throughout in his hand. Along with this is a typed page of manuscript from the book with extensive marginal additions and changes; another typescript of "A Note on the Irving Memorial;" and a number of notices of the book which Hellman has typed up. The view of Irving's birthplace has Hellman's annotation in the margin, identifying it. The whole of this is wrapped in a trial just jacket with blank flaps, signed by Hellman on the front cover. Enclosed in a quarter morocco slipcase and accompanied by an inscribed copy of the first edition of the book.

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        OUR POLICE GUARDIANS HISTORY OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY NEW YORK ,AND THE POLICING OF SAME FOR THE PAST ONE HUNDRED Y

      John J. Hickey 1925 - dj missing 2" of spine at top,creased on the front ,torn on the bottom on spine,browning. GEneral wear and rubbed cover. Black and white illustrations. Tight binding. DATE PUBLISHED: 1925 EDITION: 250 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mongolia and Western China

      Tientsin: La Librairie Francaise, 1925. Undetermined. very good. 1st Edition. 401pp. Octavo, bound in beige boards with black lettering and rules to front and spine. All three fold-out maps bright and intact. Some foxing to front and back endpapers and top of text block. Previous Tientsin bookseller's sticker to bottom of back pastedown. With crisp, clean, uncommon typographic brown dust jacket. A classic study on the economic life of China, drawing on material compiled by Russian merchants, industrialists, naturalists and mining engineers. 1925

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        Tales of Hearsay

      first edition. London, T. Fisher Unwin Ltd., 1925, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Review Copy with review slip, preface by R. B. Cunninghame Graham, jacket illustration by E. Lucchesi, includes four short stories, they are The Warrior's Soul, Prince Roman, The Tale, and The Black Mate, all the stories were privately printed originally, this is their first trade publication, Smith 27, Keating 193. Very good.

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        Cervantes - Neun Blatt unveröffentlichte Original-Kaltnadelradierungen zu Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra: \"Don Quijote\".

      Wohl Königsberg um 1925 Lose Blätter., Verschiedene Formate, (Vier Blätter im weißen Rand etwas fleckig, wenige kleine Randeinrisse, insgesamt recht gut und klare Abdrucke. Selten.) Jedes Blatt unter dem Bild links in Bleistift als Vordruck bzw. Probedruck bezeichnet und numeriert sowie rechts signiert. Mit dem großen Portrait von Sancho Pansa und dem für die Folge vorgesehen Titel, der den Ritter auf einer Denkmalsäule zeigt, sowie zahlreichen bewegten Darstellungen aus dem Roman.\"Klaus Carl Friedrich Richter (geb. 25. Januar 1887 in Berlin; gest. 3. Januar 1948 ebenda) war ein deutscher Maler und Schriftsteller. Richter war Sohn eines Arztes und studierte in Mailand und München Philosophie und Sprachen, bevor er sich der Malerei zuwandte. In Paris studierte er anatomisches Zeichnen bei seinem Onkel Robert Richter und wurde dann Schüler von Lovis Corinth in Berlin, wo er auch die Bekanntschaft von Magnus Zeller machte, mit dem er ab 1911 ein gemeinsames Atelier unterhielt. Ebenfalls ab 1911 stellte Richter bei der Berliner Sezession aus. Gleichzeitig arbeitete er auch als Schriftsteller, war ein Jahr lang Schauspieler bei Max Reinhardt und schuf Bühnenbilder für den frühen Stummfilm. Ab 1919 lehrte er an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Berlin-Charlottenburg, 1922 wurde er dann Professor an der Kunstakademie Königsberg, wo er auch an der Universität Vorlesungen hielt. Ab 1927 war er Professor an der Berliner Hochschule für Bildende Künste.Er war ab 1929 Mitglied und von 1937 bis zu seiner Absetzung durch Joseph Goebbels 1940 sowie 1946/47 Vorsitzender des Vereins Berliner Künstler. 1940 erhielt er den Auftrag, ein Porträt von Hermann Göring anzufertigen, das allerdings nie abgeliefert wurde. Bei den Sitzungen in der >Wolfsschanze< entstand auch ohne Auftrag sein künstlerisch bemerkenswertes Porträtgemälde von Adolf Hitler (1941), das in zwei nahezu identischen Versionen erhalten ist. Das Werk stellt den Diktator jenseits der offiziellen Propaganda apathisch und zusammengesunken mit leerem Blick dar. (...) Zu seinen Schülern zählte unter anderen Rudi Lesser.\" (vgl. Wikipedia).Etchings. Signed by the artist. Very good. - Sennewald ca.25 - Thieme/B. XXVIII,297 - Vollmer IV,63. - RFM. Unveröffentlicht - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Originalgraphik Expressionismus Illustration Don Quixote Spanien Originalradierungen Radierungen Kaltnadel Probedruck]

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        The Informer

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1925 - The first American edition, published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1925. A near fine example of the book with very faint toning to the cloth corresponding to the dust jacket chips. Dust jacket very good with chipping to the upper fore corner and the head of the spine. To either side of the jacket spine there is triangular paper loss - considerably more pronounced to the front edge. A most striking dust jacket illustration [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Photograph Album from Egypt and Holy Land, Containing 147 Gelatin Silver Print Photographs

      Cairo, Giza, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, circa 1925., 1925. Album of professional and outstanding photographs from Egypt and the Holy Land, centering largely on indigenous customs and trade, with some views of ancient and sacred sites. Contains 147 gelatin silver print photographs mounted with corners onto black cardstock leaves separated with tissue guards. Photographs measure approximately 9 x 6,5 cm. Approximately two thirds of the album is from Egypt and one third from Palestine. Oblong 8vo. string-tied leather album with embossed Egyptian motif, stitched leather edging, and patterned colour endpapers, measuring approximately 33 x 24 cm. Very Good Condition, a most pleasing album. A beautifully illustrated leather bound album houses striking superb photographs of Egyptian and Palestinian people and their traditional ways of life. Scenes of indigenous life abound in this skillful visual chronicle, which centers largely on Arabic tradition, customary gender roles, conveyance and trade of goods. Only a scant few iconic images of the pyramids and sphinx of Giza, and wooden felucca sail boats on the Nile are present. Scenes captured in Egypt are arresting, nostalgic, and indelible; the streets of Cairo bustling with vendors and working civilians. Religious traditions are shown with men prostrate in a public group prayer and mysteriously veiled women in niqabs. The men are generally photographed employing their trade, including two carpenters working in tandem to cut timber, a weaver with spinning wheel, ploughing crops with an ox-driven wood sledge, other field work, shoe shiners, a barber, and fishermen with large nets. Most interesting is a man pressing garments by foot with a hot iron. Reprieve comes in the form of smoking hooka pipes. The photographer has captured some most unusual images of entertainers, including an early moving picture box, and a musician with monkeys. Women carry terracotta vessels and baskets of birds on their heads, launder clothing in the rivers, care for infants, and sell at the marketplace. Various street vendors and food carts are photographed, selling produce, nuts, making traditional taboon or markook bread, and coffee. Great use is made of various forms of carts, from selling food, to transporting people. Men are pulling large carts stacked with bamboo stalks. A floating bridge platform transports these carts, horses and people across the Nile. Camels also prove most efficient for conveyance, as caravans cross the desert and others are porters laden with enormous sacs. Irrigation and water well systems are powered by other beasts of burden. Views in Jerusalem include the wailing wall, the Dome of the Rock, the Tower of David, Damascus Gate in the Old City, an arch covered cobblestone street, the Jerusalem Church of all nations also known as the Church or Basilica of the Agony which opened in June 1924 and is located on the Mount of Olives next to the Garden of Gethsemane. A sojourn to Bethlehem reveals its humble and authentic Old World charm with a view of Rachel's Tomb, the inside of the tomb of Jesus, magnificent churches, and more. .

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        The National Being - Some Thoughts on an Irish Polity. [With an original drawing by Russell on the Titlepage].

      London, MacMillan and Co., 1925. 13 cm x 19 cm. 176 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition. Former library copy with some interesting Patina. Some old newspaper clippings on A.E. taped to the pastetown and endpaper include also a newspaper photograph of the older Russell. The wonderful drawing by A.E. signed in his full name and as A.E. Very Rare ! George William Russell (10 April 1867 – 17 July 1935) who wrote with the pseudonym Æ (sometimes written AE or A.E.), was an Irish writer, editor, critic, poet, artistic painter and Irish nationalist. He was also a writer on mysticism, and a central figure in the group of devotees of theosophy which met in Dublin for many years.nRussell was editor from 1905 to 1923 of the Irish Homestead, the journal of the IAOS. His gifts as a writer and publicist gained him a wide influence in the cause of agricultural co-operation. He then became editor of the The Irish Statesman, the paper of the Irish Dominion League, which merged with the Irish Homestead, from 15 September 1923 until 12 April 1930. With the demise of this newspaper he was for the first time of his adult life without a job, and there were concerns that he could find himself in a state of poverty, as he had never earned very much money from his paintings or books. At one point his son Diarmuid was reduced to selling off early drafts of his father's works to raise money, rather to the annoyance of Russell, who accused Diarmuid, with whom his relations were not good, of "raiding the wastepaper baskets". Unbeknownst to him meetings and collections were organized and later that year at Plunkett House he was presented by Father T. Finlay with a cheque for £800. This enabled him to visit the United States the next year, where he was well received all over the country and his books sold in large numbers.nHis first book of poems, Homeward: Songs by the Way (1894), established him in what was known as the Irish Literary Revival, where Æ met the young James Joyce in 1902 and introduced him to other Irish literary figures, including William Butler Yeats. He appears as a character with Lizzie Twigg in the "Scylla and Charybdis" episode of Joyce's Ulysses, where he dismisses Stephen's theories on Shakespeare. His collected poems was published in 1913, with a second edition in 1926.nnHis house at 17 Rathgar Avenue in Dublin became a meeting-place[8] at the time for everyone interested in the economic and artistic future of Ireland: his Sunday evenings "at home" were a notable feature of Dublin literary life. Michael Collins, the effective leader of the new Government, became acquainted with Russell in the last months of his life: Oliver St. John Gogarty, a regular guest at Russell's Sundays "at home" believed that these two men, so utterly unalike in most ways, nonetheless developed a deep mutual respect.nnRussell's generosity and hospitality were legendary: Frank O'Connor fondly recalled "the warmth and kindness, which enfolded you like an old fur coat". He was the most loyal of friends, and in the notoriously fractious Dublin literary world Russell tried to keep the peace between his endlessly quarrelling colleagues: even the abrasive Seamus O'Sullivan could be forgiven a great deal, simply because "Seamus drinks too much". His interests were wide-ranging; he became a theosophist and wrote extensively on politics and economics, while continuing to paint and write poetry. Æ claimed to be a clairvoyant, able to view various kinds of spiritual beings, which he illustrated in paintings and drawings.nnHe was noted for his exceptional kindness and generosity towards younger writers: Frank O'Connor termed him "the man who was the father to three generations of Irish writers", and Patrick Kavanagh called him "a great and holy man". P.L. Travers, famous as the creator of Mary Poppins, was yet another writer who gratefully recalled Russell's help and encouragement.nnHe used the pseudonym "AE", or more properly, "Æ". This derived from an earlier Æon signifying the lifelong quest of man, subsequently abbreviated. nnRussell, who had become increasingly unhappy in the Irish Free State (which according to Yeats he called "a country given over to the Devil"), moved to England soon after his wife's death in 1932. Despite his failing health he went on a final lecture tour in the United States, but returned home utterly exhausted. He died of cancer in Bournemouth in 1935. His body was brought back to Ireland and he had an impressive funeral, which was attended by Éamon de Valera and many other leading figures in Irish life, Catholic as well as Protestant. He is buried in Mount Jerome Cemetery, Dublin. (Wikipedia)

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        An American Tragedy

      New York: Boni and Liveright, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volumes. First edition, first printing. Publisher's black cloth binding, stamped in gilt, in dust jackets and publisher's slip case. Cloth with light stains, edge of page block a bit dust soiled. Dust jackets are lightly edge worn, toned at the spine and with a faint evidence of erased pencil mark to each, in a poor slip case, which is heavily worn, split at two seams and amateurishly repaired elsewhere.

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        Le Puits de Sainte Claire. Illustrations de Georges M. Rochegrosse gravées à l'eau-forte en couleurs par Eugène Decisy.

      - Paris, F. Ferroud, 1925. In-4 en ff. libres, (4)-236-(2) pp., sous couverture illustrée, chemise et étui (étui légèrement frotté). UN DES 100 exemplaires numérotés sur grand Japon (n°99, après 80 autres grand Japon) contenant deux états en couleurs des figures (définitif et avec remarques, 14 hors-texte et 12 bandeaux, plus un en double) et le tirage à part en couleurs des 12 grand culs-de-lampe. Bel exemplaire. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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        Egypt and the Holy Land - Customs - Antiquity - Daily Life

      Cairo, Giza, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, circa 1925. Album of professional and outstanding photographs from Egypt and the Holy Land, centering largely on indigenous customs and trade, with some views of ancient and sacred sites. Contains 147 gelatin silver print photographs mounted with corners onto black cardstock leaves separated with tissue guards. Photographs measure approximately 9 x 6,5 cm. Approximately two thirds of the album is from Egypt and one third from Palestine. Oblong 8vo. string-tied leather album with embossed Egyptian motif, stitched leather edging, and patterned colour endpapers, measuring approximately 33 x 24 cm. A beautifully illustrated leather bound album houses striking superb photographs of Egyptian and Palestinian people and their traditional ways of life. Scenes of indigenous life abound in this skillful visual chronicle, which centers largely on Arabic tradition, customary gender roles, conveyance and trade of goods. Only a scant few iconic images of the pyramids and sphinx of Giza, and wooden felucca sail boats on the Nile are present. Scenes captured in Egypt are arresting, nostalgic, and indelible; the streets of Cairo bustling with vendors and working civilians. Religious traditions are shown with men prostrate in a public group prayer and mysteriously veiled women in niqabs. The men are generally photographed employing their trade, including two carpenters working in tandem to cut timber, a weaver with spinning wheel, ploughing crops with an ox-driven wood sledge, other field work, shoe shiners, a barber, and fishermen with large nets. Most interesting is a man pressing garments by foot with a hot iron. Reprieve comes in the form of smoking hooka pipes. The photographer has captured some most unusual images of entertainers, including an early moving picture box, and a musician with monkeys. Women carry terracotta vessels and baskets of birds on their heads, launder clothing in the rivers, care for infants, and sell at the marketplace. Various street vendors and food carts are photographed, selling produce, nuts, making traditional taboon or markook bread, and coffee. Great use is made of various forms of carts, from selling food, to transporting people. Men are pulling large carts stacked with bamboo stalks. A floating bridge platform transports these carts, horses and people across the Nile. Camels also prove most efficient for conveyance, as caravans cross the desert and others are porters laden with enormous sacs. Irrigation and water well systems are powered by other beasts of burden. Views in Jerusalem include the wailing wall, the Dome of the Rock, the Tower of David, Damascus Gate in the Old City, an arch covered cobblestone street, the Jerusalem Church of all nations also known as the Church or Basilica of the Agony which opened in June 1924 and is located on the Mount of Olives next to the Garden of Gethsemane. A sojourn to Bethlehem reveals its humble and authentic Old World charm with a view of Rachel's Tomb, the inside of the tomb of Jesus, magnificent churches, and more.

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        Les Faux-monnayeurs

      Paris, Éditions de la Nouvelle Revue Française 1925 - Edition of 1463 copies. One of the 112 rare copies realised for the "Bibliophiles de la Nouvelle Revue Française". Copy n. LXV printed for the Countess Pecci Blunt. First Edition of the most famous novel by André Gide. Original editorial softcover. Little fold in the back cover and spine partially unglued. Copy in perfect conditions and uncut. The book may be located and shipped from Italy, France or UK. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        S/W Gelatinesilberabzug eines silbernen Kaffee- bzw. Teeservices der Wiener Werkstätte. [ca. 14,5 x 11 cm].

      [Wien, -, 1922 - 1925]. - Abzug der Zeit. Vgl. Katalog MAK 2003: M 281 (S. 324), dort mit hellen Handgriffen (Elfenbein?). - Altmontiert m. hds. Titelei, St. a. R. ("Nachahmungen werden gerichtlich verfolgt").

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        CONSEILS OBSCURS OU QUARANTE ANS D'INEXPERIENCE, CARTON D'ESTAMPES CONTENANT TREIZE PLANCHES EN COULEURS DESSINEES ET GRAVEES SUR BOIS PAR HERMANN-PAUL.

      CHEZ L'IMPRIMEUR LEON PICHON. 1925 - IN-FOLIO EN FEUILLES SOUS PORTEFEUILLE A RABATS EN 1/2 PERCALINE NOIRE A COINS DE L'EDITEUR, TITRE IMPRIME EN NOIR SUR ETIQUETTE COLLEE SUR LE PLAT SUPERIEUR (29,5 X 39 X 1 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON). CONTIENT 13 PLANCHES TIREES EN DEUX TONS, SOUS SERPENTE LEGENDEE. PREMIER ET UNIQUE TIRAGE LIMITE A 150 EXEMPLAIRES NUMEROTES ET PARAPHES PAR L'AUTEUR, TOUS SUR VELIN A LA FORME DES PAPETERIES D'ARCHES, CELUI-CI PORTANT LE NUMERO 21, IMPRIME POUR MONSIEUR LUCIEN J. . ON JOINT LE FEUILLET DE PRESENTATION DE L'OUVRAGE. ENVOI D'AUTEUR SIGNE SUR LE FEUILLET DE FAUX-TITRE : "A MR LUCIEN J., AVEC PLAISIR. HERMANN PAUL". [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        TANTALUS BY JOSEPH ADDISON FROM THE SPECTATOR FIRST PRINTED JUNE 13TH 1711

      New Preston, CT.: Bernhardt Wall, 1925. Small quarto. Cloth backed boards, spine label (worn). Light rubbing at corners, some minor marginal smudges to a few leaves, else a very nice copy. Copy #6 of 150 numbered copies, signed by the artist/publisher. Comprised of twenty-one original etchings, printed from the plate. This copy bears Wall's 1926 pencil presentation inscription to Col. Marston E. Drake. The Drake firm was Wall's primary distributor at the time. WEBER, p.36.

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        Blick auf Wiesen vor einem Dorf, im Hintergrund ein Höhenzug. Ölgemälde auf Leinwand.

      Bildmaß: 62 x 81,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Öl auf Leinwand. Verso mit *A. Schnaars, 1925, Frankfurt a. M* signiert und datiert. Das Bild zeigt den Blick auf Wiesen mit Pferden auf ein Dorf mit blühenden Obstbäumen. Im Bildhintergrund ein Höhenzug. Das Bild etwas fleckig, ungerahmt. ( Literatur: Thieme-Becker, Rump u.a. ) ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe kein Versand - hier nur Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )( Please notice: No shipment possible )

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        JARDINS ENCHANTÉS Un Romancero.

      Paris: Louis Conard 1925. First edition; penned presentation inscription from the author to "Madame de Berèze" dated 1930 on half-title. Ferdinand Bac, a German native who migrated to Paris in the nineteenth century, was a successful painter, author and book illustrator who later settled at Menton on the French Riviera. He designed several gardens for the unique semi-tropical mountains of that region, most notably Les Colombières. His imaginative and romantic Mediterranean gardens, both real and imaginary, influenced artists such as the architect and garden designer, Louis Barragan. Barragan was inspired, in particular, by the "enchanted" Hispano-Moorish gardens described in JARDINS ENCHANTÉS, a few of which had actually been built, while most were pure fantasy. These are depicted in a series of evocative paintings reproduced here in color. The text is a story, or "romancero," written to accompany the illustrations. 4to (27.5 x 22 cm); viii + 72 pp. text with printed decorative borders + 36 color plates. Recently bound in marbled paper over boards with gilt titled and dated leather spine; original paper wraps bound in, some soiling to original wraps, heavier on rear cover; some scattered foxing internally, heavier on preliminaries. .

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        The Great Gatsby.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925 - Octavo. Original dark green cloth, gilt lettered spine, blind lettered front board, top edge trimmed, others uncut. Spine slightly faded, a couple of light marks to covers, internally fresh. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing, first state of the text: with "chatter" on p. 60, line 16, "northern" on p. 119, line 22, "it's" on p. 165, line 16, "away" on p. 165, line 29, "sick in tired" on p. 205, lines 9-10, and "Union Street station" on p. 211, lines 7-8. Bruccoli A11.I.a. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON NEWLY EDITED WITH NOTES BY ROGER INGPEN

      Bath: George Bayntun, 1925. One small scrape to corner leather, minor bumps and rubs, but still VG+. Two volumes. Quarto. xl, 576p; xv, 577-1172p. Edited by Roger Ingpen with 576 illustrations, facsimiles and maps, including 13 plates in photogravure. Bound by Bayntun in quarter dark blue morocco with cloth sides and marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and panel ornaments. "'The raison d'être of this edition (well printed in quarto form, but only one column to the page) is its illustrations. Of these there are portraits from authentic originals, views from old prints, autographs, facsimile title-pages, etc,: and a series of views of Johnson's haunts, drawn specially for the book, which, so far as we can at present judge from the pen-and-ink drawings now issued, are of the pleasing kind. Mr. Ingpen's literary contribution consists of short notes to the pictures, and his industry in collecting illustrative material seems likely to deserve much gratitude from modern readers,' -- Times". (Times notice printed on flyleaf).

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        Mesicník pro stavební umení (= Der Bau. Monatsschrift für Baukunst). III. Jahrg., Heft 1 - 12 (Juli 1924 - Juni 1925).

      Originalausgabe. - Kompletter Jahrgang der bedeutenden Zeitschrift des tschechischen Konstruktivismus mit vorgeb. Jahresinhaltsverzeichnis. - Die Reihe befasst sich mit den europäischen Strömungen funktioneller Architektur und Gestaltung, so ist Heft II der ?De Stijl?-Gruppe gewidmet. Teige konnte zahlreiche bedeutende Vertreter für Textbeiträge gewinnen, darunter u.a. Le Corbusier, Theo van Doesburg, Walter Gropius, Ludwig Hilberseimer, Georg Muche, Mies van der Rohe. - Insgesamt ordentlicher Zustand. - Heller 112f.

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        Mon corps et moi

      First edition, one of 14 copies on Hollande, tirage de tête after 6 Japon.Half navy blue morocco over marbled paper boards by P. Goy & C. Vilaine, spine in six compartments, endpapers and pastedowns of blue paper, covers and spine (faded), top edge gilt, by P. Goy & C. Vilaine.Covers lined, a little spotting mostly to the edge.A nicely bound copy. Editions du Sagittaire Paris 1925 16x21cm relié

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        VERTÈS]. Les six étages. Illustré de vingt gravures à l'eau-forte par Vertès.

      Paris, Éditions de l'Étoile, 1925. - in-12, 169pp.-2ff.- 20 gravures à pleines pages comprises dans la pagination, ou insérées dans le texte. Reliure de maroquin rouge, filets noirs verticaux et filets courbes dorés évoquant un escalier, le titre à l'or courant sur la "rampe", bordure intérieure de maroquin rouge avec filet doré et listel de maroquin vert, doublure et gardes de tabis vert, double garde de papier cuve, tête or, tranche ébarbée, couverture et dos conservés, étui bordé de maroquin. (O. Saulin). (Collection Les m?urs du siècle). Édition originale & premier tirage. Premier titre de la collection "Les m?urs du siècle, essais pour servir à l'histoire contemporaine de la galanterie et du plaisir". Tirage limité à 453 exemplaires numérotés. (Mahé I, col. 197 - Carteret IV, p. 67). - Un des 14 exemplaires de tête (après un exemplaire unique) sur Japon impérial, enrichi de 2 suites (sur Japon et sur Chine) des 20 compositions, toutes signées par l'artiste, ainsi que d'une suite sur Chine de 8 compositions non retenues (non signalée dans la justification). [Attributes: First Edition]

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