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        Ex Libris: 15 M dirytin a D evoryt [15 Copperplate Engravings and Woodcuts]

      Brno: Karel Novotný and Uh. Hradišti, 1925. First edition. SIGNED. One bookplate is missing. Fourteen tipped-in bookplates mounted on green paper, housed in a folding printed paper portfolio, with folded sheet comprising title page, introduction, and colophon laid in. List of plates pasted to verso of rear portfolio cover (as issued). Three-panel portfolio has split along most of its length at both folds-- at one time, tape was applied to the verso folds, leaving dark marks. Tape still partially affixed to one of the folds. Toning and short tears to portfolio, with narrow dampstain along "spine". Small ownership stamp in Czech on verso of portfolio cover. The bookplates themselves, printed on a variety of papers, are crisp and clean. The upper left-hand corners of the mounting papers are lightly creased. Portfolio measures 16.5 cm x 21 cm closed; mounting papers measure 15 cm x 20.5 cm; bookplate measurements vary. Signed by Bocho áková-Dittrichová in pencil on title page of introductory leaflet. Number 66 of an edition of 150. A wonderful collection of images celebrating reading, study, and well-appointed libraries. Bocho áková-Dittrichová primarily worked in woodcut, so the engravings are a rare and interesting component of this early work. Helena Bocho áková-Dittrichová (1894-1980) was the first female wordless novelist, and the only woman to work in this medium during its heyday. She was born in the Moravian region of what is now the Czech Republic and spent most of her life in Brno, the Moravian capital. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and in 1923 received a government scholarship to study printmaking in Paris. Bocho áková-Dittrichová's unpublished wordless novel Malí ka Na Cestách [The Artist on Her Journey] recounts this period in her life. In Paris, she first encountered the wordless novels of Flemish artist Franz Masereel, the originator of the form, and was inspired to create her own. Over the course of her long career, Bocho áková-Dittrichová published several wordless novels, along with travelogues and historical works. She also worked as a printmaker and illustrator, and was highly regarded in her native land, though largely unknown elsewhere. This changed in 2014, when the National Museum of Women in the Arts held an exhibition of her work entitled "The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bocho áková-Dittrichová," and this important artist finally began to gain global recognition. Her work, however, is still not widely available.

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        Fasching

      Gerhard Hauptmann: Fasching. Mit monogrammierter lithographischer Kopfvignette. 10 signierten ganzseitigen Original-Lithographien und 1 signierten lithographischen Schlußvignette von Alfred Kubin (1925) S.Fischer, Berlin. Erstausgabe, Groß 4to/ 33 x 25 cm lose unbeschnittene und unaufgeschnittene Rohbögen. Eins von 50 (GA 450) Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe, bei der sämmtliche Vollbilder von Kubin signiert wurden, hier auch die Kopfvignette monogrammiert und die Schlußvignette signiert, im Druckvermerk von Hauptmann signiert, jedoch nicht nummeriert. Horodisch 49 - Raabe 291. Sehr schönes Exemplar vor Bindung in privater blauer Kartonmappe, diese in schwarzer Pappmappe und in einer privat gefertigten schwarzen Pappschatulle.

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        Gallery of Children

      1925. First Edition . MILNE, A.A. A Gallery of Children. London: Stanley Paul, (1925). Folio (10 by 13 inches), original gilt-stamped white linen, beveled edges, top edge gilt, uncut. $2500.Signed limited first edition of this brightly illustrated collection of childrenÂ’s stories and fairy tales, number 156 of only 500 copies signed by A.A. Milne, illustrated with 12 charming color plates by H. Willebeek Le Mair.In this whimsical and wistful collection of stories, Milne brings readers into an idealized nursery of childhood. Published a year before Winnie-the-Pooh, A Gallery of Children anticipates much of the style and many of the themes that characterize Milne's better-known stories: the power of naming and the magic of wishing; humorous, earnest conversations with stuffed rabbits and bears about such mysterious, grown-up ideas as condensed milk; the search for an enchanted place; and the spell cast by storytelling. Cotsen 7299. See Cutler & Stiles, 116. A fine copy, with only sparse foxing to front endpaper.

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        Ex Libris: 15 M dirytin a D evoryt [15 Copperplate Engravings and Woodcuts]

      Brno: Karel Novotný and Uh. Hradišti, 1925. First edition. SIGNED. One bookplate is missing. Fourteen tipped-in bookplates mounted on green paper, housed in a folding printed paper portfolio, with folded sheet comprising title page, introduction, and colophon laid in. List of plates pasted to verso of rear portfolio cover (as issued). Three-panel portfolio has split along most of its length at both folds.Toning and short tears to portfolio.The bookplates themselves, printed on a variety of papers, are crisp and clean. Two of the plates are mounted on a darker, slightly smaller paper, implying that they may originally come from a different copy. Portfolio measures 16.5 cm x 21 cm closed; mounting papers measure 15 cm x 20.5 cm; bookplate measurements vary. Signed by Bocho áková-Dittrichová in pencil on title page of introductory leaflet. Number 100 of an edition of 150.A wonderful collection of images celebrating reading, study, and well-appointed libraries. Bocho áková-Dittrichová primarily worked in woodcut, so the engravings are a rare and interesting component of this early work.Helena Bocho áková-Dittrichová (1894-1980) was the first female wordless novelist, and the only woman to work in this medium during its heyday. She was born in the Moravian region of what is now the Czech Republic and spent most of her life in Brno, the Moravian capital. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and in 1923 received a government scholarship to study printmaking in Paris. Bocho áková-Dittrichová's unpublished wordless novel Malí ka Na Cestách [The Artist on Her Journey] recounts this period in her life. In Paris, she first encountered the wordless novels of Flemish artist Franz Masereel, the originator of the form, and was inspired to create her own. Over the course of her long career, Bocho áková-Dittrichová published several wordless novels, along with travelogues and historical works. She also worked as a printmaker and illustrator, and was highly regarded in her native land, though largely unknown elsewhere. This changed in 2014, when the National Museum of Women in the Arts held an exhibition of her work entitled "The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bocho áková-Dittrichová," and this important artist finally began to gain global recognition. Her work, however, is still not widely available.

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        Tales of The Long Bow.

      London: Cassell, 1925. First Edition. 8vo. 310pp. Publisher's green cloth titled and ruled in green to spine and front board. Lightly sunned along edges and spine. Cassell publisher's label to front board. In an extremely good copy of the scarce dustwrapper, bright, sharp and crisp, with minor edgewear to head of spine and very light sunning to the spine panel. Very attractive indeed. Top edge spotted and slightly dusty. Internally bright and fresh.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Nu Feminin

      1925. Signed. CHIMOT, Édouard. “Nu Feminin.” Original signed color aquatint. Paris, circa 1925. Original large aquatint image (13 by 17-1/2 inches), sheet measures 20-1/2 by 26 inches. $1800.Impression number 21 of only 200 copies of this beautiful full-length color aquatint of a female nude, signed by Chimot both in the plate and on the print.Influenced by Lautrec, Renoir, Rodin and later the Symbolists, Édouard Chimot taught himself painting and directed his talent primarily to etching, often for fine private-press limited editions. Best known for his voluptuous erotic images, he has been called “the painter of feminine sensuality” (Slatkine, Livres Illustrés 1900-1930). Chimot reached his artistic height during the 1920s and early 30s. He had become a significant figure in the Paris art world, with a public “hungry for his late-Symbolist nudes, ‘soumises à leurs passions mortelles et délicieuses” (André Warnod). Fine condition, with only a few minor white spots to margin (not affecting image).

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        Arabia. Routes between ‘Oqair and Jabrin Oasis in Eastern Nejd.

      London, 1925. - Colour-printed map (51 x 48 cm). Al-Qasimi 285.

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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 ('Edward P') to "Dear Sister Dempster", on St James's Palace headed paper, (1894-1972, King of Great Britain, Later the Duke of Windsor)

      1925 - apologising for not returning George's letter and "I've heard from him 2 or 3 times since then- he seems to be happier . thank goodness my stunting months are nearly there and I can get away and I hope you will too", with autograph envelope, 2 sides 8vo, Wednesday, c.

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        Negro Myths from the Georgia Coast

      1925. JONES, Charles C., Jr. Negro Myths from the Georgia Coast. Told in the Vernacular. Columbia, South Carolina: The State Company, 1925. Small octavo, original dark purple cloth gilt, original dust jacket. $1500.Later edition of Jones' written record of traditional African trickster stories as told in the Gullah creole, in rare original dust jacket.Raised on three Georgia plantations owned by his wealthy Presbyterian clergyman father, Charles Collock Jones, Jr. spent much time around ""Gullah-speaking people whose folkways and folklore provided Jones with resources for some of his later published materialsÂ… Jones is best known for his writings on the history of Georgia and for his studies of Native-American antiquitiesÂ… [He] was a meticulous scholar whose concern for details often limited the scope of his studies"" (ANB). This volume ""preserved Gullah dialect versions of the African trickster tales more commonly associated with the Uncle Remus tales of Joel Chandler Harris"" (Georgia Encyclopedia). Jones pursued a more ethnological approach than did Harris; his was ""the first attempt to record systematically the dialect used on the Georgia and the South Carolina coast. The glossary of 450 words and expressionsÂ… is a valuable addition"" (Georgia Historical Quarterly 27:4, December 1943, 328-29). First published 1888. See Work, 431; Blockson 853. Book about-fine, with light offsetting to endpapers, cloth gilt bright. Rare original dust jacket extremely good, with only light wear. An excellent and attractive copy in near-fine condition.

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        S/W Porträtpostkarte. [ca. 13,2 x 8,4 cm].

      Wien, Edith Barakovich, o. J. [um 1925]. Mit zwei Prägestempeln. - Etw. angestaubt. Im Passepartout montiert. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Foto; Fotografie; Musik

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        Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

      , 1925. 1925. CASANOVA DE SEINGALT, Jacques. The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova di Seingalt. WITH: Twelve Drawings for the Aventuros Casanova. (London): Aventuros, 1925. Twelve volumes; portfolio. Tall octavo, contemporary full blue crushed morocco gilt, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, illustrated endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut. Portfolio (11 by 14 inches) containing 12 loose matted prints, original half maroon cloth, mounted cover illustration, housed in a custom clamshell box. $8800.Limited 12-volume private-press edition, an unnumbered copy of only 1026 sets, with 12 frontispiece line cuts of pen-and-ink drawings by Rockwell Kent, very handsomely bound. Accompanied by the scarce portfolio of Kent

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        Neuer Relief-Erdglobus.

      Räths / neuer Relief-Erdglobus / D. R. G. M. Nr 840977 / Maßstab 1:38600000 / (Durchmesser 33 cm). Bearbeitet und ausgeführt unter Benutzung von Kuhnerts Phys. Erdglobus. Paul Räth Lehrmittelwerkstätten, Leipzig. Karthographische Anstalt Graupner & Körner, Leipzig. Kugel mit 12 kolorierten Papiersegmenten, reliefartig asugeführt, Halbkreismeridianring aus Metall, gedrechselter Holzfuß mit eingelassenem Kompass, Durchmesser ca. 31 cm, Gesamthöhe mit Fuß ca. 57 cm. Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - wohl um 1925 ( oder früher ) angefertigt ( vergleiche hierzu den Eintrag im Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog und den in der Staatsbibliothek Berlin vorhandenen Globus ). Der Globus etwas fleckig, teils berieben, teils mit kleineren Abnutzungserscheinungen und einigen kleineren Beschädigungen in der Reliefstruktur ( 3 Stellen hier stärker auf ca. 2 cm beschädigt ). - selten - ( Gewicht 1800 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Forty Years on the Frontier as Seen in the Journals and Reminiscences of Granville Stuart

      The Arthur H. Clark Company, Cleveland 1925 - 2 vol., tall 8vo; dk. blue cloth covered bds, brightly gilt spine title; teg, deckled edges; pict. frontis and numerous illus.; pp.272, 265. Mylar covers. Stuart was an early prospector and miner, merchant, rancher, politician, and Vigilante leader in Montana. This work has become a classic. Howes S1096, Adams Herd 2195, Adam Six-Guns 2160, Mintz 450, Mattes 1296, Six-Score 106, Dobie pp.121-122. VG-NF/none; slight wear to spine extrems, corners; hinges tight; gilt bright; internally near fine; mylar covers [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      1925 - Copy of Hemard's Witty Code Civil from the Library of Sir Fredrick Pollock 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. Original sketch by Hemard, initialed by the artist. Pochoir color text illustrations. Accompanied by a set 65 black-and-white plates. As issued. Quarto (8" x 6-1/2"). Original publisher stiff wrappers. Light wear to edges, some fading along spine, spine ends worn, text block split at center, plates laid in, armorial book plate and annotation of Sir Frederick Pollock to inside front cover, most signatures unopened. Very light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, vivid illustrations, internally clean. * From an edition limited to 800 copies, this number 80. Hemard presents the official text of the sections of the French Civil Code concerning family law with witty, and often mildly erotic, color pochoir illustrations. This book was produced in three editions, each with different limitations and features. The present edition, which is the largest, has an original sketch of two text illustrations by the artist and a set of 65 plates reproducing all of the images in the book. Hemard, a prolific artist, illustrator, designer and author, is best-known for his humorously illustrated editions of serious non-fiction books. Sir Frederick Pollock [1845-1937] was one of the greatest British judges and legal scholars of his day. His treatises on contracts, jurisprudence the common law and other subjects did much to clarify and systematize English law. Several of these were standard texts that went through several editions. He is also remembered for his collaboration with F.W. Maitland on The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I and his correspondence with Oliver Wendell Holmes, which was published posthumously as The Holmes-Pollock Letters. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ABC. Ein geschütteltes, geknütteltes Alphabet in Bildern und Versen.

      Dresden, Selbstverlag, 1925. Rotblau gedruckter Holzschnitt-Titel und 15 vom Künstler eigenhändig kolorierte und signierte Holzschnitt-Tafeln Quer-4°, schlichter grün. Leinenband d. Z. Eines von nur 10 kolorierten Exemplaren aus der Vorzugsausgabe, in 100 nummerierten und signierten Exemplaren (siehe Söhn 348 M). - Originelles ABC-Buch, das für seine Kinder Luca und Titus und für die Kinder seiner Freunde gezeichnet und in Holz geschnitten wurde. Der letzte kolorierte Holzschnitt mit dem Impressum \"Unter meiner Aufsicht vom Oberdrucker Zielinski in der Firma F. Emil Boden Dresden im Dezember 1925 gedruckt\". Der erste kolorierte Holzschnitt von Felixmüller eigenhändig mit \"71\" nummeriert und mit \"Conrad Felixmüller\" signiert. Zusätzlich unten links bezeichnet \"eigenhändig koloriert -\" und rechts nochmals signiert. Alle 16 Blätter außerhalb des Bildrandes unten rechts mit \"C. Felixmüller\" signiert. Sehr schönes farbfrisches Exemplar mit einwandfreien Tafeln. Versand D: 5,00 EUR ABC-Bücher, Malerbücher, Originalgrafik, signierte Bücher, Conrad und Londa Felixmüller, Vorzugsausgabe

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        Large Portfolio of over 80 Scenes from a Tour of Rome [Italy] in 1925 (? ). Duotone Plates, Professionally Mounted and Bound by Anderson Binders (Rome)

      New York; Mrs. A. D. Anderson. [1925]. Date Assumed From A Pencil Entry On One Of The Preliminary Pages, 1925, Hardback, 1st and only edition; unique. Fine [period] photographic portfolio; landscape in design and bound in vellum. Spine conpartments and panel borders elaborately tooled in gilt. Exceptionally well-preseved internally and externally. Scans and additional detail on request. ; 1 pages; The photo plates are followed by a series of associated prints, also mounted. All Rome's major sites included along with many exhibits. 1 pages. Inventory No: 120550.

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        Works

      1925. CONRAD, Joseph. The Collected Works. Garden City: Doubleday, 1925-26. Twenty-three volumes. Octavo, original full cream parchment gilt, top edges gilt, uncut and mostly unopened, inner glassine dust jackets with outer blue paper dust jackets. $7500.Conrad did not publish his first novel until the age of 38, but his work earned him a place with the great modernists of the 20th-century, “among the very great novelists in the language” (Drabble, 225). This edition was originally intended to be 377 copies, each signed by Conrad. As he died after having only signed 99 sets, the plan was changed and the signed sheets became part of this Memorial Edition. Includes all of his major and minor works, with several posthumously published stories and essays. Interiors and original cream parchment boards pristine and fine; scarce original paper dust jackets with occasional closed tears, scattered faint dampstaining to some spines. A near-fine set, very desirable in such exceptional condition.

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        Iowa Reports. Vols. 1 to 137 (1855-1908). 142 books in all.

      1925. Iowa Reports. Vols. 1 to 137 (1855-1908) [with] Morris. 1 volume (1839-1846) [with] Greene (1847-1854) volumes 1-4. Together 142 books. Original law calf, very worn. Some loose spines, some detached or repaired with brown tape. Ex-private law library with stamps, internally very good. See digital image. $695. * Volumes 1-50 (1855-1879) were published prior to the National Reporter System. North Western Reporter begins coverage with vol. 51 of the Iowa Reports.

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        IMAGES A COLORIER

      - (FRANCOISE)illus. IMAGES A COLORIER POUR LES PETITS ENFANTS SAGES. Paris: Tolmer, no date [1925]. Oblong 4to (9 1/2 x 8 1/8"), pictorial wraps, [12]p. including covers, Fine condition. Featuring 5 full page rich and lovely POCHOIR (hand-colored with a stencil) illustrations in Francoise's simple, distinctive style. These are meant to be used as models for the reader to color on the opposite pages which are done only in line. Also color illustrated on both covers. A rare Francoise book. See Bader p. 52. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Great Gatsby

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1925 - Octavo. original green cloth lettered in gilt on spine, lettered in blind on front cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal intime 1878-1881 - 1882-1885

      First edition, one of 75 numbered copies on Japan paper, the only large paper copies. Small lacks to spine of first volume, joints slightly cracked at head and foot, but otherwise a good, well-margined set. Calmann Lévy Paris 1925-1929 20,5x20,5cm 2 volumes brochés

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        Autograph letter signed ("JMK").

      Cambridge, 19. II. 1925. - 8vo. 1

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        Writings of William Blake

      1925. First Edition . BLAKE, William. The Writings of William Blake. London: Nonesuch Press, 1925. Three volumes. Quarto, original half vellum, marbled boards, uncut and partly unopened. $1750.Limited Nonesuch Press edition of Blake’s Writings, number 60 of 1575 copies printed on Vidalon handmade paper, the first complete edition of the poet’s writings.This is the first attempted collection of Blake's prose and the first edition to contain all of his poetry and prose. It includes many previously unpublished and important letters and fragments, and draws on the poet's annotations and manuscripts to present corrected texts of numerous poems. Keynes arranges Blake's writings chronologically, so the reader can clearly see how his mythic system evolved. Contains over 80 plates reproducing Blake's paintings and engravings. The Nonesuch Press was founded in 1923 with the intent to make books ""for those among collectors who also use books for reading"" (Ransom, 169). Bentley 2981. Interiors fine, a bit of rubbing and soiling to spine head of Volume II. A nearly fine copy.

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        Chatswood Station

      Sydney: W.C. Penfold & Co. Ltd, 1925. Maps. Very good. An auction of subdivided lots in Chatswood Park, a subdivision off Lane Cove Rd & Centennial Ave. Title at top with auction details directly below. Auction date 14th March 1925, auctioneer R.T. Forsyth. 102 x 77 cm. Black printing on white paper.

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        The Painted Veil

      

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        Typed Letter signed to Mr Casson, (Orville, 1871-1948, American Pioneer Aviator)

      1925 - (Herbert Newton, 1869-1951, Canadian journalist and author who wrote primarily about technology and business)thanking him for his letter "recalling some of the earlier days of aviation. I remember quite well your article in the 'American Magazine', which must have appeared in 1907 or early in 1908. I remember too your calling at my home one evening a few years later, and also of hearing you speak before an audience in the Young Men's Christian Association hall ." and thanking him for a copy of the 'Efficiency Magazine', 1 side 4to., Dayton, Ohio headed paper, 6th February During his career as a journalist, Casson interviewed many of the most important men of the day including Presidents Grover Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt) and Woodrow Wilson, the scientists Guglielmo Marconi, Nikola Tesla, Thomas Edison, and Alexander Graham Bell. Casson met the Wright Brothers and wrote the notable article that Wright is referring to here 'At last We Can Fly'. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE KING'S BREAKFAST.

      An hand-coloured limited edition broadside, illustrated by E. H. Shepard, and issued by Methuen and Co., undated, but circa 1925. One from a portfolio set of six such broadsides. This is number 153 from a limited edition of 250 such sets. Mounted, ready for framing. Mount: 67 x 55 cm. Couple of minor spots; tiny area of indentation; else a fine copy. Very scarce. Please note that price is subject to VAT at the current rate.

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        Album with unique photographs].

      Middle East, 1925-27. - Approximately 30 photos and 60 real photo postcards inserted one-to-a-page in corner slots on both sides of almost all album leaves. Brief inked captions beneath most photos. Photos generally 140 x 90 mm. Oblong 8vo. Curious album of original photographs and postcards taken throughout the Middle East. The set includes photographs of airplanes at RAF Shaibah, a British Base in Iraq, views of different sites in Suez, athletes, inhabitants of different arab countries, street scenes in Baghdad, a camel caravan, the pyramids, etc. - Inked note on first page: "A. L. Thomas. Shaibah, Iraq 25-26-27". - Cover heavily spotted but otherwise sound.

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      Farbenpr

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        Le puits Sainte-Claire

      Ferroud, Paris 1925 - Un volume in-4, pleine maroquin ch

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        L'Odyss

      Ferroud, Paris 1925 - Un volume in-4, broch

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        Fine silver cigarette case with an elegantly machined decoration on the front and an engraved inscription inside (1895-1952, King of Great Britain)}

      1925 - "P. Seaton from Albert Xmas 1925", his name has been engraved from his signature, Christmas From the collection of Percy George SEATON (1894-1971), steward to the Duke of York and Household Steward to the Duke and Duchess, (1923-1926). He attended the wedding at Westminster Abbey and was responsible for running their household and the receptions that the young couple held. During WWI Mr Seaton had served in France with the Royal Horse Guards and in 1919 took up special duties with Prince Henry and Prince George. He left the Duke and Duchess owing to a serious operation (performed by George V's surgeon) to go into the hotel business, then in WWII joined the RAF. He was assigned to furnishing and catering aboard the Avro 'York' Transport adapted to carry VIPs, in particular the King and Mr Churchill. When George VI flew to North Africa in 1944 he was delighted to re-introduce Mr Seaton to the Queen and Princess Elizabeth on the runway.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        [Burg Kreuzenstein].

       [ca. 1925]. Orig.-Farbradierung, v. K

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        HANSEL AND GRETEL AND OTHER STORIES

      New York: George H. Doran, 1925. Near fine bright copy, the plates all perfect. There is a margin repair to the paper at plate on page 241 and minor wrinkling to the cover label edges. Housed in oroginal publisher's box with label repeating the book's cover label. Box slightly worn with professionally repaired corners. Actually quite a nice copy in the scarce box. Quarto. xi, (12)-310p. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen with 22 full-page plates including 12 in color. Bound in publisher's red cloth with gilt spine titles, the upper cover with overall mounted plate in red and black with gilt background repeating the plate on page 147. Endpapers decorated in red and white.

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        MEMOIRS OF JACQUES CASANOVA DE SEINGALT (12 volumes)

      *Privately Printed by Aventuros*. G/No Dustjacket. 1925. Ltd Edition. Cloth. Complete in 12 volumes as translated into English by Arthur Machen with an introduction by Arthur Symons, a new preface by the translator and twelve drawing by Rockwell Kent. Limited to 1000 copies and Privately Printed for Subscribers Only (unnumbered)***The memoirs of Giacomo Casanova, who liked to be known as Jacques Casanova de Seingalt. Soldier, spy, diplomat, writer, adventurer, he is chiefly remembered from his autobiography, which has established his reputation as the most famous erotic hero. Casanova's memoirs are an unreliable account of his adventures with 122 women, according to his own counts, but they also provide an intimate portrait of the manners and life in the 18th century. . 8vo., v. p., cover rubbed, bumped, edges slightly fraying, page edges deckled .

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