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        Mes communions.

      La Connaissance, 1925. In-12 br. " Collection des Chefs-d'Oeuvre ". Texte de Georges Eekhoud illustré de 5 eaux-fortes et 15 bandeaux dessinés par Frans de Geetere. E. O. Ex. num. sur vélin de Rives avec une suite des gravures et des bandeaux et une suite des bandeaux sur Chine.

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        Les Diaboliques.

      1925Paris. Simon Kra. 1925. 1 volume grand in-8, demi-maroquin bleu, dos à nerfs légèrement passé, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés. Reliure signée Flammarion. 272 pp. Edition illustrée de 19 eaux-fortes h.t. de Serge Ivanoff, en 2 états : Une en noir et une en bistre avec remarques. Les ornements typographiques sont d'André Hofer.1 des 50 ex. numérotés sur vélin de Rives (n° 72).Ex-libris Ch. E.B. Bel exemplaire.Talvart et Place I, 217 ; Monod, I, n°950.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Pierre Prévost]
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        Photograph Album documenting life in one of the first Marine Aviation Squadrons to be stationed in the Pacific and its follow-on deployment to China to protect the International Settlement at Shanghai during the Chinese Civil War

      California, Guam, Philippines, and China, 1925-1927. This large (15? x 11.5?) album 48 tissue-protected cardstock pages filled with approximately 275 photographs. The album is incredible well done. The photographs are in very nice shape. The album has very little wear, however it has a mended 3? tear on the front cover. This impressive album follows the service of a Marine, probably a commissioned or non-commissioned officer, assigned to Marine Scouting Squadron VS-1M. The album begins with photographs of Marine Barracks San Diego in 1925, follows the squadron?s deployment to Guam were it helped establish Orote Field at the Apra Harbor Naval Station (the first Marine aviation base in the Pacific), and concludes with a section illustrating its deployment to the Philippines and China, which had long been troubled by internal disorder. Highlights of this album include images of * the Marine Barracks San Diego, * a number of naval warships (USS Henderson, USS Chaumont, USS Pecos, USS Thomas, and more), * many Marine ground and sea-based aircraft including what appear to be Curtis HS-2L seaplanes and Boeing FB-1 fighters, * Orote Field including hangars, shops and target practice with 7mm guns, * departing Guam for China and the Philippines, * life in China (the U. S. legation, warships, soldiers from several countries including what appears to be a mule-drawn U.S. Army artillery piece, local Chinese, a camel caravan, scenes of the Forbidden City and the Great Wall), * life in the Philippines (a cock fight, baseball, the Dreamland Night Club and Brothel, docks, facilities, Philippine locals, railroad travel, a Boy Scout parade, urban and rural life), and more. In 1925 fighting between Chinese warlords reached the city of Shanghai, and twice during the year small contingents of Marines landed in the city to protect American interests. In 1927, a more serious threat blossomed as one of the Chinese forces pushed towards the city crushing all opposition in its path and panicking the International Settlement. Remembering the Boxer Rebellion and fearful of recent Communist depredations, the community clamored for their governments to provide protection. So, in early 1927, the United States ordered the initial deployment of about 340 Marines from Guam to Shanghai including Marine Scouting Squadron VS-1M as well as the subsequent deployment of the 4th Marine Regiment. This is one of the nicest military photo albums we?ve seen and a rare visual record of early Marine aviation in the Pacific and the initial establishment of the long-term U.S. military presence in pre-World War II China.

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      1925 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Traité théorique et pratique d'organisation judiciaire, de compétence et de PROCEDURE CIVILE. Paris - Recueil Sirey 1925-32 . 3°édition , en 5 volumes reliés.( tome V contenant un supplément aux Tomes I à IV et une table générale alphabétique).


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        Alice in Wonderland - Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

      Raphael Tuck, UK 1925 - 1st Edition Thus Circa 1925. Undated. Includes the very rare wrapper. Six coloured full page illustrations and many black and white line drawings throughout the text by A L Bowley. Book is very good++ with quite bright boards and plate to the front. Contents good. Plates in good order. The wrapper is very good and bright. Small loss to spine tips. Edges rubbed, nicked and with a few small closed tears. Light soiling to wrapper. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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        Plakat- Sorget für die Alten - Stiftung für das Alter. Offset.

      Zürich, Orell Füssli, ca 1925 - 128 x 90,5 cm, Zustand A. min. gebräunt AuftraggeberIn: Pro Senectute, Zürich - Am 23. Oktober 1917 gründen zehn Männer unter dem Patronat der Schweizerischen Gemeinnützigen Gesellschaft die Stiftung Für das Alter. Gemeinsam wollen sie die Lage der überwiegend bedürftigen älteren Menschen in der Schweiz verbessern. Der Beschluss zum Aufbau von kantonalen Organisationen wird schnell umgesetzt. Bereits 1920 haben 11 Kantone in allen Gemeinden einen Ortsvertreter vor Ort. Diese verteilen die gesammelten Spenden an die bedürftigen älteren Menschen in der Region. Im Dezember 1925 stimmt das Volk einer Änderung der Bundesverfassung zu, die den Bund zu einer Alters- und Hinterlassenenversicherung verpflichtet. Der erste wichtige Schritt zur Entwicklung einer gesetzlichen Altersvorsorge ist getan. Bis zur Umsetzung der AHV 1947 ändert sich die Lage der älteren Bevölkerung allerdings nicht. 900 gr. Schlagworte: Plakate - PolitikHelvetica - Allgemein

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        The Peek-A-Boos Among the Bunnies

      Henry Frowde; Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1925 First edition, circa 1925. Square 4to, pictorial boards. Front cover with raised pictorial paste-on. Some cover soil and foxing. Tips rubbed; else very good. 8 fine color plates. Scarce.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR: 'Dozing on the branches'

      Original ink and watercolour on board. Signed in the lower right hand corner. Image size 15.5 x 18.8cm. Painting shows elfin folk and birds dozing on branches.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Die Alpen - Les Alpes - Le Alpi. Monatsschrift des Schweizer Alpenclub. Revue du Club Alpin Suisse. Rivista del Club Alpino Svizzero. Revaisa del Club Alpin Svizzer. Jeweils beigebunden: Chronik des S.A.C. und kleine Mitteilungen. Chronique du C.A.S. et renseignements. Erster Jgg. (1925) bis 55. Jahrgang (1979). --- 55 fortlaufende Bände.

      Stämpfli & Cie., Bern 1925 - 4to., alle Bände in Orig.-GANZleinen (ab 1957 zweifarbig). Erhaltung: die Bde. ab 1941 WIE NEU. Bis 1940: SEHR GUT (Einschränkungen: Kapitale minimal bestoßen; 2 Bde. m. kl. Besitzstempel a.V.; Lwd. v. Bd. III u. IV mit schmaler beiger Entfärbung an langer Kante (ca. 10x3mm); Bd. XVI an ob. Rücken angeplatzt (vgl. Foto). - Ansonsten auch die frühen Bde. fast wie neu. +++ Eine unvergleichliche Fundgrube zum Thema DIE BERGE DIESER ERDE (Alpen, Himalaya, Kordillieren, Rockies etc. etc.) Mit histor. Fotos, Exped.-Berichten, geogr. Darstellungen, Landkarten (1:33.000), Kurzgeschichten, histor. Forschung etc. +++ Aus Nichtraucherhaushalt. +++ BEIGABE: die Bde. 1981 bis 1984 (wie neu). +++ Eine s. selten erhältliche lückenlose Sammlung bis 1979 in insgesamt ausgezeichnetem Zustand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Magister Michalis, Internet-Antiquariat]
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        Puckchen und Muckchen. I. Bändchen: Zwergenreise ins Erdinnere. [Mit 46 s/w-Illustrationen]. [Und]: II. Bändchen. Zwergen-Reise nach Amerika. [Mit 54 farbigen Illustrationen]. [Jeweils] beschrieben und mit Bildern illustriert von Meister: Häcksel [Frans Franssen] und Klecksel [Carl Storch]. [Und]: III. Bändchen. Auf Radiowellen nach China. Von P. Walter O.M. Cap. Missionar in China. Mit [38s/w-] Bildern versehen von Klausenmaler Klecksel.

      Ehrenbreitstein, Klausenverlag 1925-28. 3 Bände. Gr. 8°. 39, (1); 40; 40 S. Farbig illustr. OHLwd, bzw. Bd III: Farbig illustr. HLwd. Band I: Deckel und Vorsätze minimal fleckig, Innengelenke geringf. angebrochen. - Band II: Etwas berieben, Ecken und Kanten leicht bestoßen, Name am Titel. Innengelenke geringf. angebrochen. Ein Einriß mit transparentem Klebestreifen sachgerecht verstärkt. - Band III: Insgesamt etwas gebräunt, teils leicht fingerfleckig. Kl. Loch an Deckel und Folgebll. (An Deckel und Titel unterlegt, keine Bild- und Textbeeinträchtigung). Rücken mit Leinen verstärkt. 2 Bll. im Fuß des Bundstegs etwas eingerissen, hinterer Deckel mit kl. Eckabbriß. Vermutlich im Rand in Höhe und Breite um jeweils (insgesamt) 0,5 cm beschnitten. Alle drei Teile in erster Ausgabe, zus. selten. Insgesamt schönes Exemplar. - Verf. und Illustratoren nach KVK. Der 3. Band auf schlechterem Papier als die beiden ersten Bände, mit Klammerheftung statt in HLwd. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Buschiaden

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmetz am Dom]
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        The Eternal Lover

      A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago, 1925 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful dustjacket that is rich in color with no chips or tears with minor repair. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector’s condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, addressed to the Austrian Composer and Conductor Hans Pless, making mention of his "Macbeth"

      [December 28, 1925].. 1925].. Very good. - sc Two pages with over 100 words penned in German on both sides of an 8- 3/8 inch high by 5-1/4 inch wide sheet of buff colored paper. The composer's name and address are faintly stamped in light blue at top left of the first page. In his letter addressed to the Austrian composer and conductor Hans Pless, Berg thanks him for his letter and mentions that he is anxious to get to know Pless's Macbeth. The following excerpts are translated from the German Fractur handwriting: "I, too, was sorry that you were not present. It would have meant a great deal to me." Berg is quite probably referring to the premiere of his opera Wozzeck which took place on December 14, 1925, two weeks before the date of this letter. Berg goes on to say, "I am very anxious to get to know your Macbeth. As soon as I come to Vienna and catch my breath after all my unavoidable obligations, we must get together for that wonderful purpose. Or perhaps we will see each other at the Volksoper when you conduct...." Signed "Alban Berg". Folded once horizontally for mailing, there are tiny tears to the edges of the fold. Very good. <p>A member of the Second Viennese School with Arnold Schoenberg and Anton Webern, Alban Berg (1885-1935) was an Austrian composer of 20th century music whose compositions were influenced by the Romanticism of Gustav Mahler and his teacher Arnold Shcoenberg's twelve- tone technique. He is perhaps best remembered for his Violin Concerto and his operas "Wozzeck" and "Lulu", the latter about a prostitute who crosses paths with Jack the Ripper. Although he finished the first 2 acts, Berg died before completing Lulu.<p>The Austrian composer and conductor Hans Pless (1884-1966) collaborated with Daniel Ruyneman in setting up an organization to promote performances of new music in Europe and the US.<p>An English translation of the letter is included.

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        Im Irrgarten

      Bertele, Bilder, Buecher, Frankfurt A.M. 1925 - Quarto. (26)pp. First edition. Written and illustrated with thirteen fantastic, chromolithographed plates by Kleyer, who studied under the expressionist painter and printmaker Ludwig Meidner. Kleyer's text, which is a series of rhyming couplets printed on facing pages, concerns a family visit to a carnival, where they enter a funhouse maze. The majority of the illustrations are concerned with depicting the various distorted reflections the two little girls, their parents, and the family dog see while traversing the funhouse. These illustrations possess a distinctly surreal aesthetic reminiscent of the pioneering artwork of Winsor McCay for his Little Nemo in Slumberland. Bound in original cloth-backed illustrated boards, which show light soiling. Overall, a near fine copy of a scarce book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. First edition. Very Good +/Good. Scarce first state with "Divine" on contents page. Book Very Good+ on account of newspaper clippings tipped in (all relating to the book). In a well-worn, Good-only jacket which shows significant chipping along the top of the front panel and spine ends. Priced $1.75. A comic novel about the roaring 20s and a runaway best seller. Inspired in part by H. L. Mencken and supported by him. Edith Wharton declared it was "The great American novel." There have been numerous adaptations for stage and screen, the most famous being the 1953 film starring Marilyn Monroe where she sang "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend." Very Good + in Good dust jacket.

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        A la Danseuse

      Paris, Lapina, sans [1925] In-Folio (46cm x 34cm) de [50ff.] Tiré à 137 exemplaires dont 15 sur Japon avec une planche gravée et rayée, 100 exemplaires sur papier du Marais et 12 hors-commerce. 15 pointes sèches du graveur Louis Jou, le premier de ce genre édité de cet artiste. En feuilles, sous chemise portefeuille illustré à lacets de l'éditeur. Un des 15 exemplaires du tirage de tête sur Japon avec une planche gravée et rayée (N°15). Bel exemplaire, portefeuille avec quelques défauts mais en bon état général et sans manque; feuillets en très bel état, frais.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Eppe Frères]
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        Briefbogen von Johannes Molzahn. Druck in Schwarz und Rot. Am oberen Rand mit sich in zwei Zeilen wiederholendem in rot eingedrucktem Text ?Vom Warenzeichen bis zum Erzeugnis.

      (Magdeburg, o. J. um 1925-27). - 8,3:22,3 cm. Mittig mit horizontaler Faltspur. Beiliegend: Ein Klischeedruck eines Rechnungsformulars von J. Molzahn. Unten mit handschriftl. Bleistiftvermerk Slg. (Sammlung)

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        Poor Cecco.

      New York: George H. Doran Company,, 1925. Quarto. Original vellum spine, gilt-lettered black morocco label, cornflower blue sides. Housed in a fleece-lined, blue quarter morocco solander box. Colour frontispiece and 6 colour plates mounted and with captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, by Rackham. Sides very slightly faded along top edges, small neat ink blot at foot of front free endpaper. A lovely copy. Deluxe edition, number 78 of 105 copies signed by the author. Unlike many of Rackham's deluxe editions this one was not signed by him, nor was it issued in the UK in a deluxe version. This is the rarest of all Rackham limited editions.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Date : 1925 Dimensions : 160x120cm Imp : VERCASSON, PARIS Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin livres anciens affiches ]
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        S. Pietro Canisio della Compagnia di Gesù Storia della vita

      Soc. Tip. A. Macioce & Psani-Isola del Lir, 1925. ITALIANO 0,29 Volume in dscreto stato, coperta illustrata in cartoncino, bella greca floreale su piatto anteriore, talloncino adesivo con catalogazione biblotecaria, dorso, cima e piede lacerati e bruniti, bordo stanco, punte piegate e consumate, piega su piatti, tagli irregolari, ingiallti, con barbe ed accenno di fioritura, pagine con margini poco bruniti. Fioritura su fogli di guardia, anteporta e sul margine superiore di alcune pagine, prime pagine con becca. Alcune tavole, su carta patinata, con illustrazioni in nero fuori testo. USATO

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        Sketchbook. Munich, September 1925-June 1926.

      1925. Small 8vo (143 x 110 mm). 32 ff. of sketches in coloured chalk pastels and charcoal on bluish-grey laid paper. Contemp. half cloth. Contains 19 pp. of sketches showing the Keferloh horse market (some dated September 14), the others mostly showing landscape views from the environs of Munich (captioned Herrsching, Großhesselohe, Grünwald, Solln, Karlsfeld, Allach etc.). Inside front cover has Röhm's autograph name and address in pencil. - The painter, etcher, and lithographer Röhm studied at Nuremberg and the Munich Academy (1898-1902) with Wilhelm von Diez war. In 1927 he became professor in Munich (cf. Thieme/Becker and Nürnberger Künstlerlexikon). - The Keferloh horse market (known as "Keferloher Montag") was the largest of its kind in the German Reich until the Second World War. - Binding somewhat stained and rubbed; interior very well preserved.

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      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. (Stated "First Edition" with correct date code "H-Z" on copyright page.) xvii, 108 pp. Near Fine in extremely fragile original dust jacket with pasted labels on front and spine panels. Bottom tips worn, very slight offsetting to front label. Jacket sunned at spine panel, head and tail chipped, wear along top edge, faint scuff to front panel and thin tear along its fore edge, price intact ($2.00). The Harlem Renaissance poet and scholar's first book, rarely found in a complete jacket.

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        Manuel des Poids Monétaires.

      1 vol. in-8 relié bradel pleine toile grise, couv. cons., Chez J. Florange, L. Ciani, Paris, 1925, VII-184 pp. et XVI planches hors texte Bel exemplaire de ce très rare et très important ouvrage, essentiel sur le sujet des poids monétaires.

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        Poésies Touarègues - Dialecte de l' Ahaggar - recueillies par le P. de Foucauld. Ouvrage publié grâce à --- par André Basset. Tome premier (et second).

      Paris, Leroux. 1925 - Deux vol. grand in- 8 br. ; (4)- XXVII- (1)- 658 pp.- 1 f. bl. ; (4)- 461- (1) pp.- 1 f. bl. ; couv. imprimées. Ed. originale des 2 vol., le 1er de 1925, le 2nd de 1930. Dans l' introduction, en début du tome I, prosodie, musique, liberté des moeurs, &c. puis, dans les 2 voL., les 575 poèmes en dialecte berbère recueillis par le savant ermite chez les Touaregs de l' Ahaggar, où il séjourna presque continûment d' août 1905 à décembre 1916. Non coupé à partir de la p. 205 du tome I. Qq. rares rousseurs, couv. du T. I en état moyen, le 2ème plat détaché, reste un assez bon ex. ; et rare. Sur le 1er plat du T. I, tampon du "Commissariat Général du Centenaire de l' Algérie. Service de propagande et d' information". Sont joints un "bordereau d' envoi" des Poésies Touarègues sur papier à en- tête du "Gouvernement Général de l' Algérie" à M. Mercier, avocat à Alger, et copie d' un mot de remerciement de ce dernier. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Knave of Hearts

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1925 - Parrish, Maxfield. First edition. Pictures by Maxfield Parrish. 1 vols. Folio. A lavishly illustrated work, characteristic of Parrish's style. Parrish executed the twenty-six paintings for The Knave of Hearts "within three years, and the book, a sumptuous production, was published on October 2, 1925. The large format ? that Parrish had originally suggested was used, and the illustrations, printed in rich colors on heavy, coated paper, were the highest-quality reproductions that could be had" (Ludwig). Ludwig, Maxfield Parrish, p. 48 Original black cloth, pictorial paper onlay to upper board. Faint rubbing at head of spine, two minor scuffs to paper onlay, else a fine, brighter than usual copy. In custom half morocco slipcase with chemise Pictures by Maxfield Parrish. 1 vols. Folio [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Douze nouvelles de Messire Jean Boccace Seigneur Florentin.

      Kieffer, Editeur-relieur 1925 - Paris, Kieffer, Editeur-relieur, 1925. In-8, 170 pages plus table et achevé d&#146;imprimer. Reliure plein maroquin vert foncé, dos à trois nerfs, titre or, tête dorée, décor à froid sur chaque plat représentant un nu féminin encadré de six médaillons, trois motifs à froid sur le dos, couverture illustrée conservée (étiquette de René Kieffer). 56 compositions in texte en couleurs. Illustrations en couleurs d&#146;Alfred LE PETIT réalisées au pochoir. Tirage limité à 600 exemplaires, un des 50 numérotés sur vélin de cuve (deuxième papier), avec une suite en noir des illustrations et un dessin original (celui de la page 46). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Deutsche Fayence- und Porzellan-Hausmaler 2 Bde (= komplett)

      Leipzig, Hiersemann, 1925. . Seltenes Standardwerk, für dessen Vorbereitung Pazaurek fast zwei Jahrzehnte brauchte. Der Berufsstand der eigenständigen, nicht an eine Manufaktur gebundenen Porzellan- und Fayence-Hausmaler florierte im späten 17. bis zur Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts; sie arbeiteten in eigener Werlstatt meist im Auftag eines gutbetuchten Mäzens. U.a. über Schaper, Bottengruber, v. Wolfsburg, Preußler und die Schwarzlotmalerei, Rokoko-Hausmaler aus Franken, Berlin und Wien und die Nachblüte der Porzellan-Hausmalerei seit der Empirezeit. - Die Titel jeweils mit Besitzvermerk, sonst gutes, sauberes Exemplar.

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        Six poèmes Barbares.

      Maurice De Becque Paris 1925 In-folio ( 390 X 290 mm ) de 15 pages, en feuilles sous chemise rempliée et chemise cartonnée à dos de toile vieux-rouge, fermeture à lacet. 12 eaux-fortes, dont 6 hors-texte gravées en couleurs de Maurice DE BECQUE. Tirage limité et numéroté à 200 exemplaires, celui-ci, n°92, un des 40 sur Madagascar avec 1 suite en noir des 6 hors-texte avec remarques. Monod II, n°7013. D'autres photos sur

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        XII Elégies de Marceline Desbordes-Valmore.

      Lyon, Le Cercle Lyonnais du Livre, 1925, 1 volume de 265x335x30 mm environ, non paginé, reliure moderne en plein cuir havane très claire, dos à 4 nerfs portant titres dorés, tranche de tête dorée, gardes en soie grège encadrées d'une dentelle dorée sur les contreplats. Ex-libris sur la première garde blanche. Tirage limité à 147 exemplaires. Exemplaire nominatif avec une suite sur Chine des lithographies de Charles Guérin. Frottements sur les coupes, petits accrocs sur le cuir, parfait état intérieur. Bel exemplaire.Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        The song of songs called by many the canticle of canticles

      Waltham St. Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1925. Edition limited to 750 copies (this, no. 507), slim 4to, pp. [4], 9-42, [6]; 17 wood engravings by Eric Gill, initials and title-page vignette printeed in red; a fine copy in original cream cloth, gilt-lettered spine, and contained in a red cloth clamshell box with black morocco label on spine. "In the colour of its engravings, their harmony with the Caslon type, and in its general design, the book was very well done. But some in the Catholic church condemned it as an immoral book, and a disgrace to Gill's name. It had been a dangerous choice for a Catholic artist. Even Gill's friends found fault with it" (Cave and Manson, History of the Golden Cockerel Press, p. 49). Chanticleer 31.

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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U. München, 29. VII. 1925.

      1925. 1 S. Gr.-4to. An die namentlich nicht genannte Schriftstellerin Lisa Tetzner (1894-1963): "Das 'Berliner Tageblatt' hat mir Ihre Betrachtungen anlässlich meines Offnen Briefes übersandt und bringt also damit zum Ausdruck, dass es Ihnen nicht opportun erscheint, ihn zu veröffentlichen. Das ist gewissermaßen schade, denn Ihr Aufsatz ist ja sehr hübsch und würde auch im Druck noch viel Vergnügen gemacht haben, aber schliesslich muss ich zugeben, dass die Veröffentlichung nicht unbedingt nötig ist, wie ja denn überhaupt nicht alles Gute unbedingt gedruckt werden muss [...]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf; einige leicht Knickfalten und ein kleiner Einriß im rechten Rand.

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        My Life: Volume II & My Life and Loves; Frank Harris by Tobin & Gertz (3 DISTINCT VOLUMES) Grove Press Edition: Edited and with an Introduction by John F. Gallagher

      Nice / New York: Privately Printed / Imprimerie Nicoise & Grove Press, Inc. , 1925 / 1963. First Edition & First Collected Edition, First Printing. Wrappers / Cloth. Fine / Fine/Fine / Fine. THREE volumes: 1) Presentation Copy SIGNED by the Author from Nice, France, to Robert Cushman with a quote: "Death closes all; yet something ere the end / Some work of noble worth may yet be done."; Vol. II ONLY, small 8vo, tan wrappers, xvii + 433 pages + [6] Index, with Errata slip; PLUS 2) a copy of the Complete edition (Five Volumes in One) of My Life & Loves by Frank Harris, tall and thick 8vo, green cloth with Kulhman' sketch of Harris, Mylar-protected dust jacket with caricaturish orange-tinted sketch of Frank Harris designed by Roy Kuhlman, xviii + 983 pages; PLUS 3) the Limited First Edition, 8vo, Frank Harris, by A. I. Tobin and E. Gertz, Fine in dj, (1931), xii + 393 pages. We here offer THREE Fine examples of one of the great autobiographies with remarkable erotic content and penetrating insights. One copy offers a Great Rarity: A highly personalized Presentation by Harris of his Second Volume. We couple that rarity with a handsome copy of Harris's complete autobiography as published in a Fine edition by Grove.The wrappered Presentation Copy Signed and with a Quotation is square and its binding is holding remarkably well, especially given the paper's relative fragility. There is a barely visible band of purplish color (perhaps caused by offset from another volume) that can be detected on the cover, though it scarcely detracts from the Rarity of having ANY Part of said autobiography in the original wrappers. They simply disappeared or were mangled. Given the age and quality of the wrappered First Edition, there is slight uniform age-toning to the pages, which is to be expected. Internally, the wrappered First Edition (Vol. II) is clear, unmarked, and relatively bright.Overall in Exceptional condition!The thick and tall octavo by Grove Press contains all five of Harris's autobiographical volumes in one. It is clean, tight, bright with a few tiny nicks to the otherwise excellent dust jacket. We also include the revealing biography by A. I. Tobin and E.Gertz, entitled--what else?--Frank Harris, an edition limited to 1,000 copies. Ours is a Fine Copy in an equally Fine dj. It reveals more of the somewhat obscured sexual life of the famous autobiographer and includes unpublished correspondence from Oscar Wilde, Lord Alfred Douglas, and other notables.

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        JOURNAL INTIME 1878-1881 & 1882-1885. [2 volumes].

      1925-29Paris, Calmann-Lévy, 1925-1929. Deux volumes grand in-12 (205 X 207) brochés, chacun sous chemise demi-chagrin noir, dos cinq nerfs, auteur et titre dorés, étui bordé de l'époque. Traces de frottement au dos des chemises. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. C'est son fils Samuel qui a publié le "Journal intime" de Pierre Loti. Un des 75 EXEMPLAIRES numérotés sur JAPON (n°68), tirage de tête. Exemplaire à toutes marges, conservé tel que paru. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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      1925. FRANCOISE. (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.

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        Poor Cecco

      New York: George H. Doran Company, 1925. - The Rarest of the Limited Edition Rackham BooksLimited to 105 Copies Signed by the Author[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. BIANCO, Margery Williams. Poor Cecco. By Margery Williams Bianco. Author of "The Velveteen Rabbit." Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. New York: George H. Doran Company, [1925].First edition, deluxe large paper issue. One of 105 numbered copies signed by Margery Williams Bianco. Quarto. 175 pp. Seven full-page illustrations in color, mounted on white paper, and twenty-four drawings in black and white. Original parchment-backed light blue paper boards, navy blue lettering label on spine. Pictorial endpapers in pale blue on white. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Upper hinge invisibly restored, very slight (closed) split to top one inch of parchment spine on lower joint not affecting joint integrity, short marginal tear to last blank. Otherwise, a fine copy. The text, with the same illustrations by Rackham, also appeared in Good Housekeeping beginning in May 1925. No limited English edition was issued, and this title/edition is the rarest of Rackham illustrated books, and extremely scarce."The Velveteen Rabbit or How Toys Become Real was Margery Williams Bianco's first American work, and it remains her most famous. It became an instant classic and has remained so through numerous adaptations in children's theater as well as on radio, television and in the movies. After becoming a renowned author, Bianco wrote numerous other children's books, with her son becoming the namesake of one of them, 1925's Poor Cecco: The Wonderful Story of a Wonderful Wooden Dog Who Was the Jolliest Toy in the House Until He Went Out to Explore the World&#151;a distinguished book that belies its somewhat priggish subtitle and is arguably better entitled than The Velveteen Rabbit to status as a classic. This lively adventure story, virtually a novel for children, is a brilliant exception to the sentimentality of Bianco's more famous book. Each of the many characters who populate the nursery toy cupboard is a distinct and amusing personality. Their interactions with each other and with the human, animal, and toy members of the world beyond it, whom they encounter on their quest for adventure/search for a lost friend, are delineated with understated humor. The relationship between the wooden dog Cecco, a natural leader, and Jensina, a highly independent and spirited wooden doll, is both subtle and funny. Superb illustrations by Arthur Rackham are a perfect complement to the narrative. While the publisher probably found it more practical to promote the shorter Velveteen Rabbit, Cecco's celebrated illustrator may have assured its survival in the catalogues of rare book dealers despite its undeserved literary obscurity. A return to more sober themes marks Bianco's other popular works, such as the same year's The Little Wooden Doll, illustrated by her daughter Pamela, in which the title character is badly mistreated by some children, but shown love and compassion by another child, which made her whole again." (Wikipedia)Latimore and Haskell, p. 59. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Trevor Lloyd's sketchbooks of New Zealand.

      New Zealand, ca. 1925. In two volumes. Folio (35 x 25 cm, and 36 x 33 cm). The first of white paper, with his name handwritten on the second leaf, and (68 groups of) illustrations, mostly on leaf rectos only, a few using both sides of a leaf. The second, largest, of brown paper, with his name written on the front cover. Inserted: one sheet of trace paper with pencil drawing, and 24 leaves with colour pencil sketches of New Zealand landscapes, and people.= Trevor Lloyd (1863-1937) was a New Zealand artist, illustrator and cartoonist. "...Lloyd was born in Silverdale, Auckland ... [his] work is evocative of the New Zealand bush and his work often contained Maori motifs. Lloyd exhibited with the Auckland Society of Arts in 1883, 1896, 1898, 1899 and 1907 and in 1927 at the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts. Some examples of his work are available online. Lloyd was employed as an illustrator for New Zealand Illustrated Magazine from November 1901 until its last edition in 1905 (in which he was acknowledged). He also worked as an illustrator for Auckland Weekly News and as a cartoonist for The New Zealand Herald, retiring in 1936 after 34 years" (Wikipedia). The first sketchbook mainly shows a) scenes and people, observed and drawn by Lloyd during a boat trip, perhaps on a ferry; and b) spectacular solitary trees and ferns, in rectangular frames. The latter seems to be one of his favourite subjects: several New Zealand museums and art galleries possess tree etchings in his hand, and at least one of the drawings in this manuscript can be identified as the basis of one of his etchings. The former are not without humour: a harbour scene has, in the margin, the sketch of a surprised looking young girl, captioned "He's drawing in ink". Trevor Lloyd was, after all, also one the country's leading cartoonists. Of his India ink sketches those of landscapes are quite detailed; those of people more sketched -some in pencil. Among the pencilled illustrations is one of a cat sleeping in a man's arm, captioned "the prisoner", which left us to wonder who the prisoner was: the cat, or the man? The second sketchbook contains fine, balanced, crayon illustrations of New Zealand landscapes, and people, many captioned with the name of the location (e.g. Whale Island, in the Bay of Plenty, or Umu-Pura Pura, or a short description of the situation (e.g. "One of our backbones", "A warm day"). On some drawings a white tent is visible, suggesting that Lloyd went on a trip through part of New Zealand's Northern Island. Both sketch books show signs of travel and working in the open air. Thus edges frayed, a few smudges and small holes in some leaves, but generally in good condition. In all, a rich cross-section of Lloyd as an observer and artist. See also: John F. Perry. 'Lloyd, Trevor', from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.

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      1925. Original photograph album. Very Good. Oblong, string-tied album of black cardstock leaves, 11" x 13", photographs mounted on 35pp, blanks at the rear. Bound in black, flexible boards with an embossed sailing ship and gilt lettering (Photo-Album) on the cover. Pasted in are 116 albumen and silver gelatin prints, ranging from small candids to 8 ½" x 10 ½" group portraits, a few fading, overall sharp and clean. Laid into the album are a Japanese news article, a small head-shot of an older gentleman, and a watercolor portrait (10" x 8 ¼") of a man's face. Most of the photographs in this album. circa 1895-1925, were taken in Mie-Ken (or "Mie prefecture"), part of the Kansai region on the main island of Honshu. The group and individual portraits reflect new social and economic developments and cultural norms that emerged during this period. Subjects are shown in either traditional Japanese garments or in Western dress. Group shots often depict people wearing both styles within the same picture. There are many group shots of schoolchildren of both sexes, young people in uniforms posed before buildings with Japanese signs on them, as well as many formal group shots of families, some "nuclear"-husband, wife, children- others extended by relatives. Individual shots of young children show them almost invariably in western dress, one posed with his tricycle, young boys in uniform, a young girl in kimono showing a dance move while holding a fan, infants in traditional robes, and young men in business suits. Several birdseye views feature very large groups of rural people in traditional dress, posed outdoors. Among the most striking photographs are: one (8 ½" x 10 ½") showing 11 doctors/ medical students posed around two corpses (one smiling happily) being dissected on two tables; four women and one man posed around a table doing handwork (weaving, tatting?); men in western dress, "strap-holding" inside a streetcar; and 5 actors (2 male, 3 female) on stage in costume. ~~ The Meiji period (1868-1912) saw the restoration of the Emperor (this time with a centralized bureaucracy behind him) after years of shogun rule. Japan was under heavy influence from Western political, economic, and educational models, and the country became more capitalist, industrial, and progressively democratic, offering free education to youngsters of both genders. Transportation and communications systems were modernized, the feudal lords and samurai lost their power, and a powerful national army and navy were created. By the early 1870s, the government declared all classes of people to be equal. The Taishu period (1912-26) saw the continued influence of Western culture, and values such as efficiency and individualism continued to replace more traditional ones. Japanese participation on the world stage continued to grow as the nation co-founded the League of Nations and emerged on the winning side in WWI. By 1925, there was universal male suffrage in Japan. Corruption in government increased, however, and the West began to form negative views of this newly-powerful, non-white nation, exacerbated by Japan's poor treatment of China.

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        Das ungarische Volkslied. Versuch einer Systematisierung der ungarischen Bauernmelodien.

      Walter de Gruyter, 1925. Cm. 25,5, pp. (2) 236 + pp. 88 di partiture (in fine). Solida ed elegante legatura posteriore in mezza pergamena con piccole punte e titoli in oro al dorso. Piatto della bross. orig. conservato. Ottima conservazione, parz. a fogli chiusi. Edizione originale in lingua tedesca (fu pubblicato a Budapest nel 1924). Il sottotitolo recita: Tentativo di una "sistematizzazione" delle melodie contadine ungheresi.

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        3 autograph costume designs for an unidentified revue or operetta production. [Presumably Berlin, fl. 1925].

      1925. Each 216:298 mm. (Opaque) watercolor and pencil on solid cardboard, monogrammed. Finely executed drawings, showing some female allegories (a red rose, a bellflower and red weed). - Decorative gouaches by the artist Stern, who emigrated to Hollywood via Paris in 1933.

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        Le Livre d'Esther.

      Paris, L'Édition d'Art Piazza, 1925. 1 vol. in-8. Broché, couvertures imprimées, titre en or sur la première de couverture.50pp ; LXXVIpp, [4]ff.Nouvelle version du livre d'Esther d'après les Saintes écriture par Robert SCHMIDT.Superbe illustration de vingt miniatures de style oriental en couleurs dont 19 hors-texte et une in-texte de Arthur Szyk. Tirage à 950 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 775 exemplaires sur vélin Blanchet et Kléber.Quelques rousseurs sur les erpentes ayant atteint la marge des illustrations et les feuillets de texte en regard.

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        Playtime & Company. A Book for Children. 1/100 Handmade paper SIGNED

      London, Methuen 1925 - No. 25 of 100 on handmade paper original cloth backed boards printed paper label on upper board signed by Lucas and Shephard (author and illustrator). A Fine partly unopened copy with offset to endpapers as usual, dust jacket with extremely light soiling. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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