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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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        PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM OF 116 PROFESSIONAL IMAGES, MOSTLY FROM MIE-KEN, CIRCA 1895-1925, DURING THE MEIJI AND TAISHO PERIODS

      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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        L'Illusion héroïque de Tito Bassi. Gravures de Charles Martin.

      Paris, La Roseraie, [1925] ; in-4 de [2] ff., 165 pp., [1] f., reliure de l'époque vélin blanc à la bradel, gravures sur le plat supérieur et le dos, entièrement non rogné, couverture, chemise et étui (J. Lemaire rel.) Très jolie édition ornée de 16 eaux-fortes originales en couleurs de Charles Martin. Le roman relate les aventures d'un comédien de Vicence au XVIIIe siècle.Tirage à 291 exemplaires dont 16 exemplaires sur vieux Japon, 30 exemplaires imprimés sur Japon impérial, 45 sur vélin d'Arches, 200 sur vélin de Rives.Un des 30 exemplaires sur Japon impérial, non numéroté, très enrichi : - 3 suites supplémentaires : eau-forte pure avec remarques ; 2e état avec remarques ; 1, 2 ou 3 décompositions des couleurs - 2 dessins originaux à la mine de plomb par l'artiste dont le frontispice - 3 planches d'essais - un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Madame Chauvière et les premières lignes du roman sur un manuscrit à part, également signées et dédicacées à M. Lacourière - une lettre autographe de l'illustrateur.Bel exemplaire, bien relié et très enrichi.

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        Tango Argentino.

      Eigenbrödler Verlag, Berlin [1925]. With 10 original signed engravings by Ernst Oppler, original decorated green full morocco, spine and boards gilt, top edge gilt. No. 65 of 100 copies signed by author and artist. An elegant book in a superb condition. 16031414

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        CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES

      OLVER, KATE. STEVENSON,ROBERT LOUIS. A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES. London: Collins, no date, circa 1925. 4to (7 1/2 x 9 1/2"), full leather with round gilt pictorial vignette on cover, top edge gilt, [192]p., FINE IN PUBLISHER'S BOX with color plate on cover (some fading to box). Illustrated by KATE ELIZABETH OLVER with color pictorial endpapers, 4 color plates plus numerous full and partial page black and whites. There is also a 14 page introduction by Laurence Alma Tadema. This is a very scarce edition of these classic poems, rare in the box.

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        Anthologie de coiffes & types actuels du peuple breton

      Saint-Brieuc Éditions de la Bretagne Touristique 1925 In-4 (260 x 190 mm), 4 ff. n. ch., 91 pp., 2 ff. n. ch.. Couverture orange imprimée, encadrement décoré sur le premier plat, dos éclairci. Édition originale et premier tirage des illustrations. Cet ouvrage est illustré d'un frontispice en couleurs et de 80 planches par Noëlie Couillaud. Elles représentent des bustes de femmes différentes, en habits traditionnels, portant toutes une coiffe différente, spécifique à leurs ville et région. Chaque planche est accompagnée d'une serpente légendée. Un des 20 exemplaires sur japon impérial, celui-ci enrichi d'un dessin original. Cet ouvrage fut tiré à 520 exemplaires. Celui-ci est un des vingt de tête imprimés sur japon impérial. Il est signé par l'auteur et l'artiste. Cet exemplaire est enrichi d'un dessin original de Noëlie Couillaud, signé et daté 1924, légendé "Coiffe ancienne de Scaër". Bel exemplaire conservé dans sa brochure originale.

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        SHORT PLAYS

      THE COPP CLARKE CO. LIMITED Later Printings by Henry Holt Co 1925 - This Novel is for a Collector of True Vintage First Printed Editions Later versions published by Henry Holt Co., New York, NY. FIRST PRINTING was published while Edwin Van B. Knickerbocker served as (CHAIRMAN OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT THE GEORGE WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL) in NEW-YORK. This is the only copy to not only to survive that era but as a bonus it belonged to Pearl Wilson a artist from Alberta Canada who doddled and signed some of her first portraits on the inside front and rear covers. Spine is Tight & Crisp. Boards are Flat & True; the Corners are Square with Bumps. Wear Marks on Edges. Pages are Clear, Clean, marked and no longer Bright White. Marks. No Underlining. No Wrinkles or Creases. Not a REMAINDER. EX-LIB. Not BCE Contact seller to arrange shipping method and payment. Product Dimensions: 7.4x 5.2 x O.8 inches Shipping Weight: 1 POUND 532 Pages Priority and International orders will require additional postage. More Information | Ask Bookseller [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        - 5 Vols - La Sculpture Chinoise du Ve au XIVe Siècle - Neuf cents spécimens en pierre, bronze, laque et bois, provenant principalement du Nord de la Chine, reproduits sur 624 planches, accompagnés d\'un texte descriptif et d\'une introduction sur l\'évolution de la sculpture chinoise du Ve siècle au XIVe siècle ; Par Osvald Siren (Paris et Bruxelles, Librairie Nationale d\'Art et d\'Histoire,G. von Oest. Editeur - 1925 / 1926 )

      Paris et Bruxelles, Librairie Nationale d\'Art et d\'Histoire,G. von Oest. Editeur, 1925 / 1926. 156 Seiten Introduction Generale / 623 Planches Fol. , Leinen, Broschiert 5 Bände , Leinen oder O- Brosch. 4 Bände Planches und ein Band Introduction Generale. Vol 1- Planches 1-165; Vol. 2- Planches 166-333; Vol. 3- Planches 334-484; Vol. 4 - Planches 485-623. Textband : Broschiert, an der Brosch lichtschattig und etwas staubfleckig, leichte altersübliche Lagerspuren , Vorsatz leicht stockfleckig, Seiten überwiegend unbeschnitten. Die Tafelbände : alle im Einband deutlich lichtverschienen, teils schwach fleckig, alle etwas angestaubt. im Papier altersgemäß nachgedunkelt. Tome 4 : Broschiert, Schnitt etwas angestaubt und schwach stockfleckig. Sonst textsauber, Textteil unbeschnitten sehr kleine Stoßkante am Schnitt . Tome 3: Halbleinenmappe mit Fadenschließe , Schnitt schwach stockfleckig, selten im äußersten Blattrand minimal stockfleckig ; Tome 2 Halbleinenflügelmappe - Zustand wie 3 - ebenfalls am Schnitt stockfleckig und ebenfalls selten im äußersten Blattrand schwach stockfleckig - Tome 1 - Tome 1 ist noch broschiert , der Broschurrücken fehlt zur Hälfte, der Broschureinband in schlechtem Zustand : innen textsauber und wie die Bände zuvor . 123B Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Brehms Tierleben. Allgemeine Kunde des Tierreichs, 4. Auflage, Halbleder-Ausgabe, 13 Bände (seltene Jugendstil-Ausgabe).

      Leipzig, Bibliographisches Institut, 1925 - 1927. Vierter (unveränderter) Neudruck der vierten, vollständig neubearbeiteten Auflage, hrsg. von Prof. Dr. Otto zur Strassen. Vollständiges Werk in 13 Bänden. Schwarze Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf zwei grünen Rückenschildern sowie reicher goldgeprägter Jugendstil-Ornamentik. Deckel mit sehr schönen Marmorbezügen im mehrfarbigen Jugendstil-Dekor und mit Lederecken. Farbkopfschnitt. Format: 26 x 19. Im Gesamtumfang von ca. 8.000 Seiten. Enthalten sind 3231 Schwarz-Weiß-Abbildungen im Text und auf 364 Tafeln, ferner 279 Tafeln im Farbendruck, darunter zahlreiche Chromo-Lithographien, sowie 13 Karten über die Verbreitungsgebiete der Tiere. Bd. 1: Niedere Tiere. Bd. 2: Vierfüßler, Insekten und Spinnenkerfe. Bd. 3: Fische. Bd. 4: Lurche und Kriechtiere I. Bd. 5: Lurche und Kriechtiere II. Bd. 6: Vögel I. Bd. 7: Vögel II. Bd. 8: Vögel III. Bd. 9: Vögel IV. Bd. 10: Säugetiere I. Bd. 11: Säugetiere II. Bd. 12: Säugetiere III. Bd. 13: Säugetieren IV. Alle Bände mit ausgiebigem Sach- und Namensregister. Es gibt diese 4. Auflage in drei unterschiedlichen Halbleder-Ausgaben sowie mehreren Ganzleinen-Ausgaben. Die hier angebotene Jugendstil-Ausgabe ist die seltenste - und schönste - Variante. Bände im Leder sehr frisch, nicht berieben, die - an sich aufhellungsempfindlichen - Rückenschilder hier durchweg noch im dunkelgrünen Originalton erhalten; das Gesamterscheinungsbild daher sehr harmonisch; Deckelbezüge sehr sauber und ohne Spuren; Ecken allenfalls partiell sehr leicht bestoßen. Vorsätze sowie einige Seitenschnitte etwas fleckig, Seiten sonst sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei; einliegende Seidenhemdchen größtenteils noch vorhanden. In toto äußerlich nahezu perfektes Exemplar dieser sehr schönen Jugendstil-Ausgabe mit allenfalls kleinen Defiziten im Innenleben. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Tiere Tierleben Tierlexikon Enzyklopädie Brehms Tierenzyklopädie

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        Autograph letter signed ("Hofmannsthal"). Bad Aussee, 24. XI. 1925.

      1925. Large 4to. 1 p. To the German linguist, scholar, and leading Romanist Karl Vossler, on an article Vossler had published in the magazine "Zeitwende", mentioning Pierre Viénot (1897-1944), one of the few French politicians who did a lot for the rapprochement between Germany and France. - Minor tears in foldings, otherwise in good condition.

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        Der Turm. München, Bremer Presse, 1925.

      1925. 157, (1) SS. Originaler Leinenband. Erste Buchausgabe. Nr. 51 von 260 Ex., im Druckvermerk vom Verfasser eigenh. signiert. - Einband am Hinterdeckel etwas fleckig, sonst wohlerhalten. Houghton-Library 702. Jacoby 40.

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        La Toison d'Or.

      P. Editions Pellet 1925. Petit in-4° demi-chagrin noir à coins, dos à petits nerfs, couverture conservée. 20 superbes eaux-fortes H.T. de Frans de GEETERE. Tirage limité à 250 exemplaires, un des 220 sur vélin d'Arches.

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        Dans le Monde où l'on s'abuse.

      Paris, Arthème Fayard et Cie, 1925. Un volume de format in 4° de 110 pp.; illustré de compositions de Guy Arnoux, Marty, Sem, Chas Laborde. Reliure en demi maroquin à gros grains citron à coins, dos à 4 nerfs, titre doré; tête dorée. Reliure un peu fanée, sinon bel état. Exemplaire numéroté N°1/35 sur Japon impérial. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur accompagné de 4 croquis de sa main représentant les 4 illustrateurs.

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        Rien Qu'Une Femme (illus. Chas. Laborde)

      Paris. (Editions de la Roseraie), 1925. In-4. 163pp. Avec page de titre illustré, frontispice et 17 eaux-fortes hors-texte de Chas. LABORDE, tous coloriés à la main, ainsi qu'une suite des mêmes illustrations en noir et blanc. Tirage à 276 exemplaires - celui-ci l'un des 60 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande, portant le numéro 36. Belle reliure de luxe plein maroquin rouge, signé J. Duval, les couvertures originales conservées et la suite des illustrations intégrée vers la fin de l'ouvrage. Le dos légèrement insolé et frotté aux bords; sinon en excellent état dans son étui argenté.

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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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        UNCOLLECTED WORK OF AUBREY BEARDSLEY. With an Introduction by C. Lewis Hind

      London: The Bodley Head, 1925. First edition. With 162 plates, 155 reproducing drawings and artwork by Aubrey Beardsley, a number are in colour, and with plates are portraits and photos of Beardsley. 4to, publisher's original aqua-blue cloth with black lettering and pictorial designs on the upper cover and spine, in the rare dustjacket which reproduces the binding design in blue on gray paper. xxvi, 162 plates each preceded by numbered and captioned title sheets. A very fine and handsome copy, the cloth very fine and fresh, the textblock extremely clean, the jacket in extraordinary shape, in all quite superb with no noticeable faults. About as good a copy as one could ever hope for. FIRST EDITION IN THE RARE DUSTJACKET. A companion volume to THE EARLY WORK and THE LATER WORK which reproduces many early drawings from various books, drawings done for "Past and Present" (the magazine of the Brighton Grammar School), letters which include sketches, and other such drawings. Includes a portrait by Blanche, two by Sickert, three youthful photos, and a caricature by Max Beerbohm.

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        PROGRAM

      Yiddish Art Theatre, New York, 1925. 1st Edition. Original Full-Color Wrappers, Beautifully Illustrated by Josef Foshko. 8vo. 10 pages ; 22 cm. Original Program from the Yiddish Art Theatre

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        Autograph letter signed ("Werfel"). Prag, [c. 1925].

      1925. 2 pp., on a single leaf of Hotel Erzherzog Stephan stationery, approx. 228 x 292 mm. To Rudolf and Rose Hilferding: "O weh, oh weh! In aller Eile! [...]" - a high-spirited letter of some length, thanking the prominent socialist couple for a fine time in Leipzig, and including a measure of handwritten musical notation. - Folded for mailing, a bit of edge wear and some short tears. An excellent letter.

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        "Personnage de qualité".

      1925Aquarelle et encre de Chine avec des rehauts d'or et d'argent, signée, (1925), 26.3 x 22.5 cm. Pour le costume de l'aristocrate, BARBIER choisit un pantalon gris, une élégante veste queue-de-pie noire brodée, avec rehauts de bleu. Son gilet gris souris est orné de fleurs rose pâle, au-dessus de sa chemise blanche à jabot, est nouée une cravate montante. Il est coiffé d'une perruque surmontée d'un chapeau et son épée est rangée dans son fourreau.

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        DADDY CAT

      Dodge Publishing Company, New York 1925 - Wain, Louis. DADDY CAT. New York: Dodge Publishing Company, [1925]. 4to - 7-1/16" x 9-7/8". Olive cloth with a large full color printed paste-label on the front cover with just a hint of shelf wear and the shadow of a previous price sticker (3/4" x 1") for what is a bright clean copy of the book. Pictorial endpapers. [36] pp. Illustrated with thirty-two wonderful full color drawings of cats as only Louis Wain could do. The condition of the book is NEAR FINE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Quotation signed ("Dr Rouchdy"). In French. No place or date.

      1925. Folio. 1 page. On uncut wove paper, bearing the Schoellers-Parole blind embossed seal, margins uncut. The original autograph contribution of Dr Rouchdy Bey to the Committee of the World League for Peace (Ligue Mondiale pour la Paix), a remarkable organization formed in 1925 with close ties to the League of Nations. The Committee itself was composed of such notaries as Queen Elizabeth of Belgium, King Carol II of Romania, John D Rockefeller, Marie Curie, and Albert Einstein, who personally gathered the present manuscripts over the course of seven years (1925-32). Among the public figures who contributed to the project were dignitaries from the newly-created League of Nations' member states. "I cannot conceive of any offensive war whose advantages could equal the benefits of peace for a nation which is independent and which has the possibility of developing itself in freedom. [Signed] Dr Rouchdy". Pax Mundi. Livre d'or de la paix. Enquete universelle de la Ligue mondiale pour la paix sous le haut patronage de son comite d'honneur avec l'approbation de la Societe des nations, du Bureau international du travail et de la Cour permanente de justice internationale. Geneve, Societe paxunis, 1932.

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        Group portrait of 11 Russian Cosmonauts with 9 autograph signatures. No place, early 1960s.early 1960s.

      1925. 151:232 mm. Signed by Pawel Iwanowitsch Beljajew (1925-1970), Waleri Fjodorowitsch Bykowski (*1934), Juri Alexejewitsch Gagarin (1934-1968), Wladimir Michailowitsch Komarow (1927-1967), Alexei Archipowitsch Leonow (*1934), Andrijan Grigorjewitsch Nikolajew (1929-2004), Pawel Romanowitsch Popowitsch (1930-2009), Walentina Wladimirowna Tereschkowa (*1937), and German Stepanowitsch Titow (1935-2000).

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        Cubby Bear Hears another Story. I am a camel, of course, and am called Camelline was the answer given sulkily.

      c. 1925. Original pen and ink drawing on thin card. Image size: 33.2 x 28.5 cm. Sheet size: 46 x 36 cm. Light marks and rubbing to margins otherwise in excellent condition. Signed in pen lower right by Cady, titled in pencil lower left. A tortoise is relaying a story to Cubby Bear, Mrs Bear, an owl, a squirrel and a ferret. An illustration for one of Lena B. Ellingwood's Cubby Bear stories,

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        Sigmund Freud signed and dedicated book with a scarce association, to fellow psychoanalyst Oskar Pfister

      n.p., December 2, 1925. 6.25" x 9". "Sigmund Freud signed first offprint edition of his autobiography, ""Die Medizin Der Gegenwart in Selbstdarstellungen"" (The medicine of the present - in self representations) inscribed to fellow psychoanalyst Oskar Pfister. Published by Felix Meiner, 1925, Germany. First offprint edition in green wraps, 6.25"" x 9"". Marked ''Nicht im Handel'' (''not for sale'') and ''Sonderdruck'' (''offprint''). Signed, inscribed, and dated on the front wraps by Sigmund Freud to Pfister, ""Seimen lieben/O. Pfister/Freud/12.2.25"" (translated as To his dear friend) A second inscription from Oskar Pfister to Professor R. Brandt located on the fly leaf ""Seimen lieben Freunde/Prof. R. Brandt/In herzlicher Gesinnung"" (translated as To his dear friend … with warm sentiments). The book is protected in a custom clamshell case, with the front wrap design repeating on the front of the clamshell, and leather quarter cloth with raised bands on the spine, with a touch of slight rubbing to the front. The book is neatly nestled in the tray case and well protected.A rare signed and dedicated book by Sigmund Freud with fantastic associations. Sigmund Freud signed the book to Oskar Pfister, who in turn gifted the book 30 years later with a warm inscription to Professor R. Brant. Pfister and Freud both studied psychoanalysis, although Freud did so in a professional capacity, Pfister was more of a ""lay"" psychoanalyst. As an early associate of Freud, Pfister studied theology, philosophy and psychoanalysis with extensive interest in Freud's concepts of the Oedipus Complex, castration anxiety and Transference ( Transference is a phenomenon characterized by unconscious redirection of feelings from one person to another. One definition of transference is ""the inappropriate repetition in the present of a relationship that was important in a person's childhood) . Pfister and Freud shared numerous letters on these subjects which spanned over 30 years until Freud's death in 1939. In turn, Professor Brandt was a dear friend of Pfister's, who also actively researched, analyzed and questioned Freud's theories during the mid 1950's while writing his thesis as a Doctor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Brandt was highly analytical having both studied and extensively critiqued Freud for many years noting that ""Perhaps in no other field except religion has there been so much disagreement among such competent thinkers as there is in psychoanalysis"". And therein lies the common thread and perpetual philosophical debate between the three individuals which spanned over many decades.A fine condition book, with an extremely scarce signature by Sigmund Freud, with several wonderful and unique associations."

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        Le Coq d'or et autres contes de A. S. Pouchkine, illustrés par B. Zworykine.

      Paris, Piazza, 1925. In-4, 76-(6) pp., reliure moderne plein chagrin illustrée sur le plat supérieur, les deux plats de couverture illustrée conservés. Illustré de 30 chromolithographies hors-texte sous serpentes, vignettes et encadrements in-texte. Un des 775 exemplaires sur vélin pur fil (après 180 Japon). Très bel exemplaire. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * 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. *

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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U. ("Retschke"). Paris, [um 1925].

      1925. 1 S. Gr.-4to. Die Verso-Seite mit gedr. Briefkopf "Die Weltbühne [...] Paris". Typischer Scherzbrief, möglicherweise an Hermann Budzislawski (1901-1978): "Sehr verehrter Herr Leidensgenosse, höre soehmt, dass Ihnen Ihre werte Frau Frau durchgegangen ist und gratuliere I[h]nen herzlichst. Möchte gleichzeitig mal anfragen, ob Sie gewillt sind, unserm | Reichsbund deutscher Hahnreie | beizutreten, (Ehrenprotektorat: Seine Majestät Wilhelm II) - Jahresbeitrag 69 M. Der RDH hat es sich zum Ziele gesetzt, die Belange der deutschen Reie und Hahnreie im Reichstag zu vertreten und für ihre standesgemässe Behandlung den erbitterten Kampf zu führen, der uns schon immer gefehlt hat. Wir sind ein armes Volk und müssen uns eben nach dem Dawes-Plan strecken - die alte, deutsche Tüchtigkeit hats aber noch immer geschafft, und da[r]um bitten wir auch Sie, sehr geehrter Herr Professor, ihre Rei-schaft auf uns übertragen zu wollen. Unserer Klubdiener putzt den Mitgliedern jeden Morgen die Hörner. Mit deutschem Hussa-Hoho! [...]". - Tucholsky lebte vom Frühjahr 1924 bis 1930 als Auslandskorrespondent in Frankreich, zunächst in Paris. Dort schrieb er im Herbst 1925 auch über das Wort "Hahnrei": "'Hahnrei' ist ein Wort, für das selbst der alles wissende Doktor Wasserzieher in seinem 'Ableitenden Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache' keine Erklärung gibt und das ein gesunder Mensch wohl nur ausspricht, wenn man ihn fragt, was 'cocu' auf deutsch heißt" (Peter Panter, Noch einmal französische Witze, in: Vossische Zeitung, 10. 9. 1925; wieder in: Lerne Lachen [...]). - "Der Brief ist von Tucholsky. Es passt einfach zu seinem Stil, von diesen Scherzbriefen haben wir bereits etliche" (frdl. Mitteilung von U. von Bülow, DLA Marbach, Handschriftenabt.). - In der neuen Tucholsky-Gesamtausgabe offenbar nur in den Anmerkungen gedruckt.

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        3 (2 autogr. and 1 typed) letters signed ("Hofmannsthal"). Rodaun near Vienna and Bad Aussee, 1925 and 1928.

      1925. Large 4to. Altogether (2+1¼+½ =) 3¾ pp. on 3 ff. With 3 (2 autogr.) envelopes. Accompanied by an autograph letter signed by his wife (Bad Aussee, 24. IX. 1928; with typed envelope). To the German poet Hermann Serz, on a poem Serz had sent him (17. XI.1925), and probably on a book which was also sent by Serz.

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        Hansel and Gretel and Other Stories by the Brothers Grimm.

      New York: George H. Doran Company, [1925] - Quarto. Original red cloth, gilt lettered spine, gilt decorative paper panel pasted to front cover, patterned endpapers. Spine lightly sunned and with a few pale stains, front joint a little shaken, scattered foxing to edges of book block, a little thumbing in places, yet a very good copy. 12 colour plates tipped-in, 10 monochrome full page illustrations by Kay Nielsen. First trade edition, later issue. There was no UK trade edition, only the limited edition of 600 copies, also published in 1925. One of the finest illustrated editions of the Brothers Grimm; "Nielsen is a brilliant colourist and a highly decorative illustrator, his works, formed into frieze-like patterns, are closest to Persian or Middle-Eastern designs and therefore akin to Leon Bakst or Edmund Dulac" (Houfe, The Dictionary of 19th Century Book Illustrators and Caricaturists, p. 243).

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        Altes Chinesisches Spiel, ca. 1925.

       Holzbox mit 5 Laden, 157 Spielsteinen und einer Spielanleitung. Höhe: 16,5cm, Breite: 24,5cm, Tiefe: 18cm. Reizvolles Sammlerstück in schöner Erhaltung. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Mah-Jongg, Mahjongg oder Mahjong, Sperlingsspiel, China, Chinesisch, Spiele, Kunsthandwerk, L.

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        Russkij Revoljuzionnyj Plakat [Das Russische Revolutionsplakat].

      Moskau, Erster Staatlicher Verlag, 1925 4°, 192 S, mehr als 50 farbig lithographierten Abb, zahlreiche s/w-Abb., Kart., Berieben. Buchblock an einer Kante etwas gestaucht, insgesamt sehr schönes Exemplar. Text russ. Sehr seltene Erstausgabe die in kleiner Auflage erschienen ist. Umfangreiches Werk über die verschiedenen Aspekten der sowjetischen Plakatkunst. Die farb. Plakate vor allem von D. Moor u. V. Deni. Ausserdem von: Apsit. W. Fidmann. M. Tcheremnich. V. Majakowsky. I. Maljutin. Levin. W. Spassky. I Simakoff. A. Radakoff. N. Kotshegum. V. Lebedieff. D. Melnikoff etc. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Plakate - Plakatbücher Kunst - Grafikdesign

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Museum Lessianum. Section Théologique. Revue des Communautés Religieuses. De 1925 à Janvier-Février 1940 (16 Années de la "Revue des Communautés Religieuses" HORS l'année 1930). Texte et Commentaire des Documents du Saint Siège. Consultations. Mélanges . Chroniques

      66 vol. in-8 br. et 3 vol. in-8 reliés demi-toile rouge, L'édition Universelle, Desclée de Brouwer, Bruxelles, 1925-1940 (manque l'année 1936 - sauf le n°5 - ainsi que le n° 2 de 1931 et le n°1 de 1934) Rare tête de série de la "Revue des Communautés Religieuses", bien complète des 5 premières années (1925-1929) puis des 9 années suivantes à partir de 1931 (manquent seulement le n°2 de 1931 et le numéro 1 de 1934), jusqu'au n°1 de 1940 (la revue fut interrompue par la guerre), entrecoupé par le manque de l'année 1930 (on dispose seulement du n°5). On y joint "Documents du Saint Siège, 1918-1924" publié en 1928. Bon ensemble réunissant la tête de collection (dont les 5 premières années complètes !) de cette revue dirigée par les pères jésuites, et ouverte à toutes les contributions les plus fameuses ; en 1964, la "Revue des Communautés Religieuses" a changé de dénomination et est devenue la Revue "Vie Consacrée". Dans notre catalogue, voir aussi notre collection de cette même série de 1954 à 2003.

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        THE GREAT GATSBY

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1925. First edition, first issue. First edition, first issue. Publisher?s original green cloth with titles in gilt to the spine and blind stamped to the upper board, without dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding square and firm with a little rubbing at the extremities and some dulling of the gilt. The contents with previous owner?s inscription to the front pastedown otherwise clean throughout. Housed in a black cloth slipcase. With all of the first issue points within the text as called for. (Bruccoli & Pittsburgh A11.1.a.; Connolly, The Modern Movement 48). Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        PLAYS: BEYOND THE HORIZON. THE STRAW. BEFORE BREAKFAST

      New York: Boni and Liveright, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Spine dull but readable with light wear to the tips. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: "To/Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant--/Eugene O'Neill. Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant published her first article in 1910 in McCLURE'S MAGAZINE where she met Willa Cather, who was working as an editor there. Sergeant became one of the original contributors to THE NEW REPUBLIC and was sent by the magazine to Paris in 1917 to cover the war. Her own experience of being seriously wounded by a grenade was the basis for her book, SHADOW-SHAPES: THE JOURNAL OF A WOUNDED WOMAN (1920). Upon her return to the United States and on her doctor's advice, she moved to Taos, New Mexico, where she wrote about the Pueblo Indians and New Mexico until moving to New York in the mid-1930s. She authored several books and many biographical profiles of writers and other important American figures

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        Une conquete méthodique

      NRF, 1925. Brossura (wrappers) Avec un portrait de Paul Valéry gravé sur bois par G. Aubert d'après un croquis de l'auteur. 16mo. pp. 66. Dedica autografa dell'Autore a Alexander Stols (Inscribed to Alexander Stols and signed by the Author). Molto Buono (Very Good). Prima edizione (First Edition).

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        A GALLERY OF CHILDREN. Signed by A.A. Milne.

      London, Stanley Paul, 1925. FIRST DE LUXE LIMITED EDITION 1925, SIGNED BY MILNE. 4to, 325 x 260 mm, 12¾ x 10¼ inches, cream cloth, bevelled boards, gilt lettered and gilt illustrated on upper cover and spine, top edges gilt, 105 pages. Coloured title vignette and 12 enchanting mounted colour plates of young children, each with a pastel frame and coloured border. Covers very bright, endpapers faintly browned and very lightly marked, slight pale margin foxing to early pages, few small pale splashes in lower margin of 2 facing pages, maximum 10 mm (½"). Near Fine lovely copy, no inscriptions. Edition de luxe limited to 500 numbered copies signed by Milne, this being No. 257. This is the first UK edition of these stories which were commissioned by the U.S. publisher David McKay to go with the illustrations by Willebeek Le Mair. Milne lost thousands on the deal as he foolishly accepted a lump sum payment of £200. The book was a huge success and when McKay suggested to Milne another project with Shepard on which he would be paid a royalty, Milne told him to 'go to San Francisco and chew gum' (See Thwaite page 286). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Catalogue de papiers peints

      Paris. Henri Biais, c.1925. 2 volumes grand in-8 brochés, couvertures illustrées c.1925, c.1925, , 2 volumes grand in-8, brochés, couvertures illustrées, 23 planches couleurs à pleine page et publicité pour la colle Grantil en brun (dessin de H. Biais) pour le 1°volume et 28 planches couleurs pour le second. Tout petits défauts à une couverture sinon très beaux exemplaires. Étonnant ensemble de papiers lumineusement colorés dont certains font penser aux tissus de Dufy, présentés dans leur contexte

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        Maschinengeschriebener Brief mit Unterschrift. 11. 10.1925.

      1925 - 29x22 cm. (rechter Blattrand sporfleckig). Wilhelm Furtwängler (* 25. Januar 1886 in Schöneberg (heute: Berlin-Schöneberg); + 30. November 1954 in Ebersteinburg bei Baden-Baden), deutscher Dirigent und Komponist. "Sehr geehrter Herr Kollege! Ich danke Ihnen vielmals für Ihre Zeilen, die sich auf des Werk von Kletzki beziehen [.] Sehr bedaure ich im Interesse von Berlin, dass Sie Anzahl und Charakter Ihrer Konzerte dortselbst beschränkt haben. Es ist schon traurig genug für Berlin, dass Unsachlichkeit und kaltschnäuziges Virtuosentum sich dort (in letzter Zeit) so in den Vordergrund drängen. Mit herzlichen Grüssen stets Ihr ergebener Wilhelm Furtwängler". Beigelegt Ersttagsbrief anläßlich der Eröffnung der Berliner Festwochen 1955. Furtwängler

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        Prochainement ouverture...

      Simon Kra 1925. In-8 broché. Couvertures & superbes caricatures d'écrivains transformés en boutiquier par Henri Guilac, présentées par Pierre Mac Orlan. Un des 1125 exemplaires n° sur velin ( après 25 japon & 50 hollande ).Infime manque au bas du dos. Etat magnifique proche du parfait. Rarissime édition originale.Port gratuit pour la France ( En raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo avec un forfait ajouté de 5 € ) Port à la charge de l'Acheteur pour le reste du monde. Pour destinations extra-planétaire s'adresser à la NASA. Membre du Syndicat Lusitanien Amateurs Morues - Vente exclusivement par correspondance ! Le libraire ne reçoit que sur rendez-vous. Il est préférable de téléphoner avant tout déplacement.

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        JANE AUSTEN THE NOVELS

      Published in Ten Volumes, bound in the original publishers cloth titled and decorated in gilt to spines and upper boards, this is a lovely set of the Novels of Jane Austen, beautifully illustrated with ten colour plates to each volume, One Hundred plates in total, bindings have only light marks, some mild edge marks, small dents to edges of two volumes else bindings in very good general condition, internally some noticeable foxing to opening and closing pages and outer page edges else in very nice condition, no inscriptions. A BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED SET OF THE NOVELS OF JANE AUSTEN,

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        The Works of Stephen Crane Edited by Wilson Follett.

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, n.d. (1925).. 12 volumes. LIMITED EDITION to 750 copies, of which this is No 559, this set is in its publisher's black cloth spines with titles in gilt and white cloth boards with black cloth medalion to centre with author's initials in gilt in an elaborate gilt frame; purple end papers. Some occasional very light staining to boards. A very good, unusual set. Includes the classic book 'The Red Badge of Courage'.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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