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      Paris: Albin Michel, 1925-1927. First edition thus. Five volume set, being number XLVIII of 100, printed on Hollande van Gelder after 12 on Japon (Ritter 32). Typographic wrappers (26 cm. tall), printed in red and black, well-preserved in later glassines, with some bumping to corners and aome browning to spines of first and third volumes. Professional repair to front hinge of fifth volume. Some foxing to handful of margins, not affecting plates. With 666 woodcuts by Masereel, many full page. Title pages printed in red and black; text printed in black with red borders. Contents across five volumes being: 281; 345; 270; 290; and 333 pages. Rolland's prophetic pre-WWI Bildungsroman is here revisited in the Weimar era, richly-illustrated by his good friend Masereel. Possibly one of Masereel's most subtle works as illustrator, with his 666 images resting quite reverential to the text. A remarkably fresh set of the fine van Gelder printing.

      [Bookseller: Jason Rovito, Bookseller]
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        The Works of Joseph Conrad, the Sun-Dial Edition, Volumes 1 through 20

      Doubleday, Page and Co, Garden City 1925 - 20 volume set, published 1920-1925. The Sun-Dial edition. Volume 1 is signed by Joseph Conrad, and all volumes of this set are numbered 604 of 750. Hardcover 8vos., uniformly bound in cloth-backed boards with title labels. Tissue-covered frontis portrait of the author also in Volume 1. Small ex-library markings to all volumes: bookplate affixed to rear pastedown, withdrawn stamp over the bookplate, barcode sticker on rear blank page and small pencil note (easily erasable). Otherwise Very Good, no dust jackets. Rubbing and scratching to the spine labels; light bumping to spine ends and corners. Most volumes with faint foxing to the blank endpapers, text is clean and unmarked. Sound and secure bindings and hinges. Volumes 1-20. Four additional volume were issued later on. The titles included are: 1. Almayers Folly And Tales Of Unrest, 2. An Outcast Of The Islands, 3. The Nigger Of Narcissus And Typhoon, 4. Lord Jim, 5. Youth, 6. Romance, 7. Nostromo, 8. The Secret Agent And The Inheritors, 9. A Set Of Six, 10. Under Western Eyes, 11. A Personal Record And The Mirror Of The Sea, 12. Twixt Land and Sea, 13. Chance, 14. The Shadow Line And Within The Tides, 15. Victory, 16. The Arrow Of Gold, 17. The Rescue, 18. Notes On Life and Letters, 19. The Rover, 20. Suspense. Due to the size of this set extra postage may be required for international and expedited shipping. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        [Paragraph] 2973 Unzucht "Zwischen Männern"? Ein Beitrag zur Strafgesetzreform, unter Mitwirkung von Magnus Hirschfeld, G. Lehnerdt, Max Hodann, und Peter Martin Lampel

      129 pp. rare first and only issue of the serial, edited by Richard Linsert and related to paragraph 175 of the German criminal code which made homosexual acts between men a crime, and the proposal in 1925 under the guise of the "protection of public health" to increase the penalties associated with committed acts as well as a new paragraph 297 which would have made "qualified cases" such as homosexual prostitution and sex with minors "severe cases" classified as felonies instead of misdemeanors, and including opinions from important cultural figures including Adolf Behne, Alfred Döblin, Albert Einstein, Max Hermann-Neiße, Kurt Hiller, Theodor Lessing, Ernst Toller, Bruno Vogel, and others. Not illustrated. Large 8vo. Original typographic wrpps. Small loss to lower right corner of front cover, cover reglued, minor abrasions along edges. Berlin (Neuer Deutscher Verlag) 1929. The draft of Paragraph 297 was discussed in 1929 by the judiciary committee of the Reichstag, the Social Democratic Party, the Communist Party, and the German Democratic Party. At first, there was a vast majority supporting the new law, but in March 1930 the Inter-Parliamentary Committee for the Coordination of Criminal Law Between Germany and Austria tabled the law, and it was never passed. As of December 2017, WorldCat locates only two holdings in North America.

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        La morte della donna. Romanzo a novelle collegate

      Edizioni Sindacati Artistici (F. Bergonzoni), 1925. In-8° (208x142mm), pp. (4), 114 [ogni novella presenta paginazione autonoma], brossura editoriale illustrata a 2 colori da Pino Curtoni. Lievi ombre e fioriture alla brossura. Bell'esemplare. Prima edizione. Antologia di racconti fantastici, ognuno dei quali scandito da una diversa illustrazione in b.n. di un artista futurista (Prampolini, Balla, Depero, Pozzo, Ferinando, Zucco, Sita Jahn, Dottori, Fillia, ecc.). Riproduzione fotografica su carta patinata di un Nudo di Prampolini in antiporta; ritratto fotografico su carta patinata di Fillia alla quinta delle pp. n.n. L'illustrazione del racconto Il sesso di metallo è una riproduzione di una scultura di Depero su carta patinata applicata a collage. Cammarota, Futurismo, 201.2. Salaris, Storia del Futurismo, p. 171. Salaris, Bibliografia, p. 37b. Gambetti / Vezzosi, p. 336: "Molto ricercato". Spaducci, p. 125. Italiano

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        The Fundamental Equations of Quantum Mechanics

      The Royal Society, London 1925 - FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of Dirac's first major paper; a major achievement in the advancement of the new quantum theory. "Dirac's first step into a new quantum theory was taken late in September 1925. R H Fowler, his research supervisor, had received a proof copy of an exploratory paper by Werner Heisenberg in the framework of the old quantum theory of Bohr and Sommerfeld, which leaned heavily on Bohr's correspondence principle but changed the equations so that they involved directly observable quantities. Fowler sent Heisenberg's paper on to Dirac, who was on vacation in Bristol, asking him to look into this paper carefully. Dirac's attention was drawn to a mysterious mathematical relationship, at first sight unintelligible, that Heisenberg had reached. Several weeks later, back in Cambridge, Dirac suddenly recognized that this mathematical form had the same structure as the Poisson Brackets that occur in the classical dynamics of particle motion. From this thought he quickly developed a quantum theory that was based on non-commuting dynamical variables. This led him to a more profound and significant general formulation of quantum mechanics than was achieved by any other worker in this field. This was a major achievement that marked him out from others in the field. As a young, 25-year-old physicist he was quickly accepted by outstanding physicists. Dirac's quantum mechanics takes a simple and beautiful form, with a structure showing elegance and economy of concept, and linked directly with the classical theory" (Dalitz, Paul Dirac). Provenance: With stamp of City & Guilds College on front and back of wrappers; presentation bookplate from Professor William Ernest Dalby (Dean of the College) loosely affixed to first page. IN: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series A, Vol. 109, pp. 642-653. London: The Royal Society, 1925. Octavo, original wrappers; custom box. Light wear to spine; mild soiling. RARE in original wrappers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Ex libris Ph. Mr. Marco Birnholz. Motto: »Ars una specie milles«. Eine Zeichnung drei Drucke.

      [Berlin um ] 1925 - Deeken 63. (Quelle: Schn.-Henn Nov. 91 S. 35). - Zwei weibliche Akte, davon eine Bogenschützin. - 1: Vorzeichnung. Bleistift auf Transparentpapier. Etwa 17 : 7 cm / 23 : 14,5 cm (Darstellung / Blattgröße). 1 geklebter Randeinriss. 1 Nagelloch. - 2: Radierung in Grau. Vor der Schrift. 20 : 11 cm / 26 : 13,5 cm (Plattenrand/Blattgröße). Signiert und bezeichnet: I Zustand (zwei Abzüge). - 3: Dasgleiche. Teilw. mit der Schrift. Signiert und bezeichnet: »II Zust[and] Einziger Druck«. - 4: Dasgleiche. Mit der Schrift. Signiert und bezeichnet: »Probedruck«. - Der Wiener Apotheker und Bibliophile Marco Birnholz (Kalusz/Galizien 1885-1965 New York) besaß eine große Exlibrissammlung (ca. 20.000 Stück), die zusammen mit seiner Bibliothek 1939 von der Gestapo »beschlagnahmt« wurde. Lit.: Marianne Jobst-Rieder und Claudia Karolyi: Die Restitution der Exlibris-Sammlung Marco Birnholz. Raub und Restitution in Bibliotheken, Internationale Tagung, Wien 23.-24. April 2003. 1.000 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Halkyone]
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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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      G. P. Putnam's Sons (The Knickerbocker Press), 1925, Cloth, Book Condition: Good., Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. 1st Edition; xv, 290pages, photographic endpapers, 2 folding maps, 75 illustrations, top edge gilt, fore edge uncut, Original green cloth with gilt title on front and spine. Shelfware, spine softening. Covers bumped, slightly marked. Discrete book club label to rear end paper and some old price annotations. Previous owners signatures to front end paper in pencil, front end paper splitting at hinge but text block clean and sound. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; 1920s; Exploration. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 840.

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      - Aquarell auf Papier 44 x 54 cm, hinter Passepartout, gerahmt 65 x 77 cm, unten rechts signiert und datiert 1925 Frick war Bildhauer, Maler, Anarchist, Vater, Archäologe (er entdeckte Balla Drume, eine keltische Siedlung oberhalb Ascona), Ursprachenforscher, Monte Verità-Aktivist u.a., Gründungsmitglied der Künstlergruppe DER GROSS BÄR (Walter Helbig, Marianne von Werefkin, Otto van Rees und andere). Die Häusergruppe wahrscheinlich im Tessin [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        [Photo Album]: U.S.S. Saturn: Alaska, California, Mexico

      Alaska, California, 1925. Near Fine. Oblong small quarto. Black cloth over paper boards measuring 7" x 10.5". Contains 288 sepia toned photographs measuring between 1.5" x 1.5" and 3.5" x 5.5" affixed to stiff black paper with captions. Very good album with edgewear and tears on some of the pages with very good or better photographs with some creasing and edgewear.An expansive photo album kept between the early 1900s and the 1920s of various trips in California, Alaska, and Mexico both touristic and military, many were taken by a sailor, probably from Napa, California, while cruising on the U.S.S. Saturn. Many of the photos not taken on shipboard show groups of people posing around 1920s model cars and their homes in Napa. The family is featured on beaches throughout California and various other locations in Napa including Napa State Hospital. One member of the family was involved with shipbuilding and was part of the crew and maintenance of multiple vessels including the U.S.S. Milwaukee and the U.S.S. Saturn. The latter was deployed to Mexico as a means of protecting the United States while Mexico was in the midst of it's civil war. There are numerous photos throughout the album of the mission including Mexican generals, towns, and onboard activities of the crew. The Saturn was later sent to Alaska as communications support providing radio service to keep Alaska in touch with bases in the continental United States. These photos include the working of the radio station, along with exterior shots of the building, a photo of a band playing on board dubbed the Saturn's "orchestra," and a silly photo of men falling from a rail car which reads, "end of a joyride." The Saturn also made stops in Honolulu, seen here with shots of palm trees and beaches, as well as a trip through the Panama Canal. It seems that in between assignments crew members found it's way back to Napa and enjoyed the sights of California. There are numerous photos on the sea, including one of a passenger "feeding the fish" while being sick, and of a few storms that they endured, as well as incredible photos of ships and shipyards displaying the iron work and intricacies of the massive ships.An interesting collection of photos showing the many missions of the U.S.S. Saturn.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1925 - 1925 Wisden - Original Hardback

      1925. Hi, This lot is an Original 1925 Hardback Wisden . It is in Excellent condition. In fact it has been on my own shelf for several years until a recent upgrade. There really is not much wrong with this book other than some text to the top of the first page , the front and spine gilt is excellent and the boards are very good. The pastedowns are fabulous and very yellow and the hinges are excellent and the internal pages are very clean. By far superior to many of the same year. Nice photoplate, Hard to find in good condition, this is not too far off excellent.

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        Wendingen] The Life-Work of the American architect FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT

      1925. WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd. [Wendingen]. The Life-Work of the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. 164 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs, floor plans and drawings. Square folio, bound in publisher's linen. Santpoort, CA: Mees, 1925. |~||~||~||~||~| This legendary publication consists of the first book-form publication of seven consecutive issues of the periodical Wendingen, devoted to Frank Lloyd Wright, edited and typographically arranged by H. Th. Wijdeveld. With contributions by Lewis Mumford, H.P. Berlage, J.J.P. Oud, Robert Mallet-Stephens, Erich Mendelsohn (in German), Louis H. Sullivan (on Wright's Imperial Hotel in Tokyo), and Frank Lloyd Wright himself. A fine copy.

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        Sonnets from the Portuguese

      Printed with the original types of Bodoni on Fabriano hand-made paper. One of 225 copies. 8vo., original parchment with Officina Bodoni device in gilt on upper cover, gilt lettering on spine, unopened and uncut, original card slipcase. Montagnola, Officina Bodoni.

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        Le Songe d"une femme. Roman familier. Gravures au burin de J.-E. Laboureur.

      Paris: Camille Bloch, 1925 - Tirage à 430 exemplaires sur vélin d"Arches à la forme (n° 131), grand in-8; 216p., [7p.]; page de titre supplémentaire reliée en fin de volume. Premier tirage des burins de Laboureur, comprenant frontispice, vignette de titre, et 25 compositions dans le texte. Jolie reliure d"époque signée du relieur danois Jakob Baden (1861-1940) en demi-chagrin vert à coins soulignés d"un filet doré, plats et gardes marbrés, dos lisse orné d"un filet doré en zigzag avec 3 étiquettes mosaïquées de maroquin havane, tranche supérieure dorée, couvertures et dos roses conservés; ex-libris Peter Christiansen et M.A. Colson (illustré d"une gravure de Pégase). Dos légèrement passé mais un très bon exemplaire. Joli exemplaire de ce roman écrit sous forme d"une échange de lettres. Jolies gravures de Laboureur protégées par des serpentes (l"une d"entre elles illustrant l"article consacré à l"artiste dans le Dictionnaire des iIlustrateurs d"Osterwalder. Monod I,5637. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Dodd Mead, USA 1925 - 1st Edition 1925. Signed by the author to his wife and includes his own bookplate. Inscription reads "To Lorna, The First! May many more follow" Book is very good+ and bright. Edges lightly rubbed. Light fraying to spine top. Spine lightened. Contents good. Pages age toned. More images can be taken upon request. Ref10701 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Paul Valery gedichte

      - Im Insel Verlag, Leipzig 1925, 19x27,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur sous étui. - Prima edizione della traduzione tedesca di Rainer Maria Rilke, una delle 400 copie numerate su carta a mano, un pareggio dopo i 50 del Giappone. Il legame di mezzo l'editore scatola blu, schiena liscia di panna cartone modo pergamena, monogramma Editor colpito l'oro sulla copertina, dorato, copia completa della sua camicia e il suo caso cartonnage di morbida coperta anche la carta arancione come la camicia. autografo raro e prezioso firmato e datato di Rainer Maria Rilke Maurice Betz: "... alla vigilia dei nostri" libri", questa felice, sforzo complementare a quella di lei Rainer Maria Rilke (Val-Mont, maggio 1926. ). " Piccole déchriures minori sulla camicia di carta arancione. Nizza copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction allemande établie par Rainer-Maria Rilke, un des 400 exemplaires numérotés sur papier à la cuve, seul tirage après 50 Japon. Reliure de l'éditeur en demi cartonnage bleu, dos lisse de cartonnage crème façon vélin, monogramme de l'éditeur frappé à l'or sur le premier plat, tête dorée, exemplaire complet de sa chemise et de son étui en cartonnage souple recouvert du même papier orangé que la chemise. Rare et précieux envoi autographe daté et signé de Rainer-Maria Rilke à Maurice Betz : "... à la veille de nos "cahiers", cet effort heureux, complémentaire au sien. Rainer-Maria Rilke (Val-Mont, en mai 1926)." Petites déchriures sans gravité sur la chemise de papier orangé. Agréable exemplaire.  

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        The Knave of Hearts

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/no jacket. 1925, First Edition of this classic work, adorned throughout with illustrations by Maxfield Parrish. Hardcover, folio. Includes pictorial onlay, illustrated endpapers and tissue-covered frontis. Collated complete. 46 pp. Near Fine, no dust jacket. Minor shelfwear to the boards; occasional, faint smudging to the margins of the earliest pages. The 'This is the book of' section toward the front is blank. A stunning copy, now housed in a removable mylar sleeve.

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        National Vaudeville Artists Ninth Annual Benefit May 3, 1925

      National Vaudeville Artists, New York, NY 1925 - (full book description) National Vaudeville Artists, New York, NY, 1925. 1st Edition VG-, Hard Cover, No Dust Jacket. Size=9.5"x12.5, UNP. 100's of Photo(some COLOR). Pebbled black cloth with embossed gold gilt front & rear cover border designs, gold gilt letters and all around gold gilt page ends. Cloth rubbed at spine edges, o.w. clean & tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Text bright & in VG+ to Near Fine condition. 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Wiesbaden, 26. I. 1925. - 4to. 1 page. To the Kunsthaus Schaller in Stuttgart about the price of Robert Delaunay's painting "La ville No. 1": " In possession of your letter from January 24, I hurry to inform you that I consider 1500 [Reichsmark] as far too little. I would definitely not go into it if I, unfortunately, were not in financial difficulties at the moment, but you might be able to obtain a price of 1800 [Reichsmark]. If it is not possible at all, I must agree to 1500 [.] " (transl from the German original). - Jawlensky had acquired the painting at the first exhibition of the Blue Rider in Munich in 1912. In 1924/25 he tried to sell the work. Today it is considered lost. - Some marginalia in red pencil, probably from the hand of the gallery owner. - Left margin with punched holes (not touching text) and with receipt stamp.

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        Lingual Exercises for Advanced Vocabularians

      Cambridge: Privately printed at the University Press,, 1925. Octavo, pp. 25. Original brown buckram, titles to spine in gilt, grey endpapers. Bookseller's ticket (Sotheran) to front pastedown. Slight rubbing to extremities. An excellent copy. First and signed limited edition, presentation copy, one of 99 unnumbered copies initialled by author. This copy is inscribed for Clifford Sharp (1883-1935), the anti-war journalist and, from 1913 to 1928, first editor of New Statesman magazine.

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        The Boer War and First World War Photo Albums of Edith H. Hordley, British Nursing Sister and Principal Matron of Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service

      [South Africa; France; Egypt] 1925 - An archive of photo albums, post cards and ephemera, compiled by Edith H. Hordley a prominent British Nursing Sister who served in the Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve during the Second Boer War from 1900-1902 and later joined Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) in 1903. During the First World War she attained the rank of Principal Matron and was awarded the Royal Red Cross (First Class) in 1916.The collection contains well over 300 snap shot images from 1900-02 documenting Hordley's work and associated travels in South Africa, including images of Nursing Sisters, soldiers and officers, and South Africans (including refugees, laborers, and tribal members), at field hospitals, camps, and towns in and around Pretoria, Bloemfonsein, and elsewhere in the Transvaal; and in around Cape Town, Queenstown, and elsewhere in Cape Colony. Also included are about 75 real photo and color printed post cards compiled by Hordley during the First World War when she was stationed with the British Expeditionary Force in northern France, and an additional album of over 100 prints documenting her work after the War at a military hospital in Alexandria, Egypt.Edith Helen Hordley (c.1872-1953), a pupil at the Orme Girls' School from 1882 to 1890, sailed to South Africa on July 2, 1900 and received the Queen's Medal and King's Medal for her service there during the war. We know from evidence in the albums that she worked at an Imperial Yeomanry Branch Hospital in the Transvaal and at a military hospital in Wynberg, Cape Town. It is likely that while in South Africa she met Emma Maud McCarthy, who later became the most celebrated leader of Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service when she served as Hordley's Matron-in-Chief with the British Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders during the First World War. Both women joined the QAIMNS immediately after its founding in 1902 and both must have been lifelong friends. McCarthy frequently refers to Hordley throughout her War Diary from 1914-1919, and for about six months in 1917 Hordley served as Acting Matron-in-Chief when McCarthy was taken ill with appendicitis.An historically important and compelling personal archive of a leading member of the British military nursing service, dating from a time when the military actively discouraged women from documenting their wartime services, and also destroyed many official records.A detailed list follows.A. Three Photo AlbumsThe Second Boer War: Images of the Transvaal/South African Republic (Pretoria, Bloemfontein), Queenstown, and Cape Colony/Cape Town, 1900-1902.[1]. Oblong quarto. Cloth over boards (13.25" x 10.75"): Pretoria/Transvaal.Contains about 180 albumen and collodion prints of various sizes (6" x 8" and smaller), laid-down on 22 double-sided cardboard leaves (including about 20 prints laid-in). About a quarter are studio photographs captioned in white. Very good. Several images of Nursing Sisters at the Imperial Yeomanry Branch Hospital in Pretoria; various informal group portraits of British soldiers/officers and Nursing Sisters; views of camps, field hospitals, and hospital wards; close-up shots of soldiers/officers in beds or outside of the tents; Nursing Sisters (and other women) with soldiers/officers, at work and at leisure outdoors and indoors; images of South Africans and soldiers in the streets of Pretoria and at field camps (includes one print of several young South African boys working at a mine). Also included is a comic color ink drawing of a wounded soldier and two Nursing Sisters: "Overheard!!! . Two Sisters disagree on a point of diagnosis!" Among the studio photographs captioned in white are images of Gen. Roberts' staff saluting the British flag (Pretoria, 1900); Lord Kitchener and other military leaders; Lord Kitchener leaving for his afternoon ride, 1901; several images of field hospitals and camps; several views of Pretoria city.[2]. Oblong quarto. Stiff paper covers (12.75"

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        Rudolph, Wilhelm. - "Wasserbüffel II".

      - Holzschnitt, auf rauhem Japanpapier, 1925-1930. Von Wilhelm Rudolph. 33,9 x 49,6 cm (Darstellung) / 40 x 60 cm (Blatt). Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert. Links bezeichnet: "Handdruck". - Blattrand unscheinbar knickspurig. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Wilhelm Rudolph (1889 Chemnitz - 1982 Dresden). Dresdner Maler und Grafiker. 1906-08 Lithografenlehre. 1908-14 Studium an der Akademie der Künste in Dresden bei Robert Sterl, Meisterschüler von Carl Bantzer. 1914-18 Soldat im Ersten Weltkrieg. Ab 1920 freischaffend in Dresden tätig. Mitglied der "Künstlervereinigung Dresden". 1932 Aufnahme der Lehrtätigkeit an der Dresdner Akademie der Künste, 1935 Professur. 1938 Entlassung und Ausstellungsverbot. 1945 Verlust des fast gesamten künstlerischen Werks durch die Bombenangriffe auf Dresden. 1946-49 erneute Lehrtätigkeit an der HfBK Dresden. 1961 Nationalpreis der DDR, Martin-Andersen-Nexö-Preis der Stadt Dresden, Kunstpreis des FDGB. 1979 Ehrenbürger der Stadt Dresden. 1980 Nationalpreis der DDR. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Rudolph, Wilhelm. - "Zwei Wasserbüffel".

      - Holzschnitt, auf hellgelbem Simili-Japan, 1925-1930. Von Wilhelm Rudolph. 36,3 x 39,5 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 50 x 37,5 cm (Blatt). Rechts unten in Tusche und Feder signiert. Links bezeichnet: "Handdruck". - Eigenhändiger Abzug bzw. Abrieb des Künstlers. - Tadelloses Exemplar. Wilhelm Rudolph (1889 Chemnitz - 1982 Dresden). Dresdner Maler und Grafiker. 1906-08 Lithografenlehre. 1908-14 Studium an der Akademie der Künste in Dresden bei Robert Sterl, Meisterschüler von Carl Bantzer. 1914-18 Soldat im Ersten Weltkrieg. Ab 1920 freischaffend in Dresden tätig. Mitglied der "Künstlervereinigung Dresden". 1932 Aufnahme der Lehrtätigkeit an der Dresdner Akademie der Künste, 1935 Professur. 1938 Entlassung und Ausstellungsverbot. 1945 Verlust des fast gesamten künstlerischen Werks durch die Bombenangriffe auf Dresden. 1946-49 erneute Lehrtätigkeit an der HfBK Dresden. 1961 Nationalpreis der DDR, Martin-Andersen-Nexö-Preis der Stadt Dresden, Kunstpreis des FDGB. 1979 Ehrenbürger der Stadt Dresden. 1980 Nationalpreis der DDR. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Hagestolz. Erzählung.

      154(2) Seiten, unaufgeschnittene Bögen, buntpapierbezogener OPappeinband mit Deckel- und Rückenschild, im OSchuber. "Als vierzigster Druck für die Auftrage von Hans von Weber, Verlag, im Herbste des Jahres 1925 hergestellt. Der Graphiker Wilhelm Henneberger schuf die Urzinkzeichnungen zu dem Werke, das bei der J.B.Weiß'schen Buchdruckerei in München aus dem Cicerograde einer neugegossenen alten Luther'schen Schrift gesetzt und auf handgeschöpftes Zanders-Bütten abgezogen wurde. Dieses ist Nummer XXXV.' Aus dem Impressum) 40. Hundert-Druck. Nicht bei Rodenberg. Sehr seltene Ausgabe in einem schönen Zustand. Der Schuber an den Kanten z.T. angeplatzt. Fine copy. Limited for one hundred copies. Numbered (35).

      [Bookseller: AS - Antiquariat Schröter]
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        Die Quelle. Stehender weiblicher Akt mit einem Krug und Tuch in Händen vor einer felsigen Küstenlandschaft.

      - Kupferstich, um 1925, auf cremefarbenem Kupferdruckpapier. 21,8:13,4 cm. Mit der Adresse der Grafpresse München.- Mit kleinen Kratzern innerhalb der Darstellung, vollrandiger Abdruck. Lipinsky wuchs in einem kunstsinnigen Elternhaus auf. 1887 zog die Familie nach Berlin. Er studierte ab November 1890 an der Akademie in Berlin bei Woldemar Friedrich (1846-1910), Josef Scheurenberg (1846-1914) und Anton von Werner (1843-1915), dessen Meisterschüler er wurde. In den Niederlanden ergänzte er seine Kenntnisse auf dem Gebiet der graphischen Techniken. 1899 gewann er den Wettbewerb für die Gestaltung von Fresken für das Schloß der Familie von Moltke in Kreisau in Schlesien und erhielt dafür den großen Staatspreis mit Rom-Stipendium. 1900/02 entwarf er zusammen mit Anton von Werner die Kartons für die Gestaltung der Kuppel des Berliner Doms. 1902 zog Lipinsky nach Rom und entschloß sich 1904 hier dauerhaft zu bleiben. Er trat dem Deutschen Künstlerverein in Rom bei und verbrachte die Sommer in der wilden Natur von Terracina. Otto Greiner (1869-1916), mit dem Lipinsky eine Freundschaft verband, und Max Klinger (1857-1920) regten ihn an Bildmotive in der Mythologie zu suchen und wandte sich dem Symbolismus zu. Er malte in Aquarell, Öl und zeichnete Akte, die in ihrem Naturalismus kaum zu überbieten sind. Seit 1911 wandte er sich verstärkt der Radierung und dem Kupferstich zu, entwarf Briefköpfe und Exlibris und gründete eine Mal- und Zeichenschule, die Sigmund Lipinsky Akademie. Die Graphik wurde zu seinem dominanten Fach. Den 1. Weltkrieg verbrachte er zusammen mit seiner Familie in München, kehrte aber 1919 nach Rom zurück. Die Sommer ging er nach Terracina oder Capri. Er war auf zahlreichen Ausstellungen in Italien, Wien und Berlin vertreten. Aus gesundheitlichen Gründen ging er 1939 in die Schweiz, er starb im Februar 1940 in Rom.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        Album of Original Photographs from three Arctic expeditions commanded by Donald Baxter MacMillan

      [Labrador, Baffin Island, Ellesmere Island, and Greenland 1925 - 83 silver gelatin photographs, plus 4 photo postcards, most approximately 3 x 5 inches. Manuscript captions on supports in white pencil throughout. Contemporary black leather, cord-tied photo album. A lively collection of photographs documenting an important series of 20th century Arctic voyages. A collection of eighty-seven images from three different Arctic voyages commanded or co-commanded by Donald Baxter MacMillan in the early 1920s. MacMillan made over thirty voyages to the Arctic during a nearly fifty year career that spanned the first half of the 20th century. After World War I, he designed and commissioned his own schooner, named the Bowdoin , specifically for Arctic exploration. The photos in this album document the first two expeditions made by the craft to Baffin Island in 1921-22, and to North Greenland, Ellesmere Island, and several other locations in 1923-24, as well as a third exploration, also to Greenland, made jointly with another ship called the Peary in 1925. The present images depict many views of the Bowdoin and the Peary , as well as sea planes transported into the Arctic by the Peary for testing, detail features of the passing landscape, seascape, and document local wildlife. Further photos show the activities of the men in camp and in the course of their duties, such as building, dog sledding, hiking, and ship loading. Finally, a number of pictures record the lives of the native Eskimo populations and show the ruins of building left by early Norse explorers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Poems 1909–1925.

      London: Faber & Gwyer Ltd,, 1925. Octavo. Original blue cloth, printed paper label to spine. With the dust jacket. Spine toned, some minor spotting within, an excellent copy with the jacket bright and only lightly rubbed at the extremities. First edition, first impression, in the scarce jacket. The collection selects from Prufrock (1917), Poems (1920), and also prints The Waste Land (1922, here including for the first time the dedication to Ezra Pound as "il miglior fabbro") and The Hollow Men, for which this is the first appearance. A contemporary reader, Robert Brown, dating his ownership inscription Christmas Eve 1926, has intensively annotated this copy, with a veritable essay, and a very learned one at that, covering the half-title and the facing page. Brown's critical annotations to The Waste Land in particular are of great intensity and interest, frequently elucidating not only the source but also the meaning of many literary references in this most referential of poems.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      GIOVANNI CHIANTORE, 1925. ITALIANO 1,35 Annualità completa composta da 4 fascicoli trimestrali rilegati assieme, con coperta rigida, in mezza tela verde, con piatti marmorizzati, con lievi segni di usura e con piccole macchie di vernice bianca al piatto posteriore, dorso con titoli d'oro, con alcuni aloni, macchie di vernice bianca e lievi tracce d'uso, pagine brunite attorno ai testi causa tempo USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Babbling April.

      Oxford: Basil Blackwell,, 1925. Octavo. Original grey boards, titles to front board and spine in blue. With the dust jacket. Some partial browning to the endpapers but an exceptional copy in the tanned dust jacket with two short tears and trivial loss at the top of the spine panel. A collection of poems printed by Blackwell of Oxford in the year the author graduated from the university. Just 300 copies were printed, and the book is extremely scarce, especially desirable in so smart a jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Gallery of Children

      Stanley Paul & Co, London 1925 - First edition, no 227 of 500 copies signed by Milne. 12 color illustrations by Saida (H. Willebeek Le Mair). [iv], 5-105, [1] pp. 4to. Signed by Milne. Publisher's white clothed lettered in gilt, with gilt vignettes to upper cover and spine t.e.g., other edges uncut. Light soiling to boards, some browning to spine, endpapers foxed, otherwise clean internally 12 color illustrations by Saida (H. Willebeek Le Mair). [iv], 5-105, [1] pp. 4to First edition, no 227 of 500 copies signed by Milne. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Anatolien. Skizzen und Reisebriefe aus Kleinasien (1850 - 1859) - Eingeleitet und mit Anmerkungen versehen von Franz Babinger.

      Hannover, Orientbuchhandlung Heinz Lafaire 1925 - XXXIV, 591 Seiten, Frontispiz neuer Einband, typische Papierbräunung, sonst sehr guter und sauberer Zustand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 890 8°, neuer Leinen- Hardcover/Pappeinband, [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Deinbacher]
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        Portrait postcard signed.

      No place, ca. 1925. - 135:85 mm.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      LES BELLES LETTRES, Paris 1925 - COLLECTION DES UNIVERSITES DE FRANCE INTERLINGUE A cura di Auguste Dies, in greco e francese, brossura editoriale morbida, brunita al dorso, con usura ai bordi e strappetti al piede ed alla cima, pagine ancora intonse, brunite ai bordi e con tagli non rifilati

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Présentation de collection-Vie Parisienne".

      1925 - Encre de Chine, (1925), 28 x 20 cm. George BARBIER (Nantes 1882-1932), peintre et illustrateur, a beaucoup travaillé pour la mode et le théâtre, composant des dessins de costumes et des décors. L'artiste a également illustré de nombreux ouvrages. Il a exposé régulièrement au Salon des Artistes Décorateurs de 1912 jusqu'à sa mort. En 1920 il participait à l'exposition du Musée des Arts Décoratifs à Paris: "La mode au XXème siècle vue par les peintres", représentant ce qu'on a nommé par la suite "l'Art Déco". On montre encore ses dessins aujourd'hui lors d'expositions sur cette époque, ce fut le cas en 1971 à Minéapolis aux U.S.A., et à Paris en 1973 (Bénézit, I, p.432). Une grande rétrospective salua son oeuvre au Palais Fortuny de Venise en 2008-2009 accompagné d'un livre "George Barbier-La nascita del déco". Encre de Chine préparatoire pour "La Vie Parisienne". George BARBIER représente cinq études de femmes aux robes de soirée au profond décolleté, en cols et manteaux de fourrure, dont une étude de tête de profil, coiffée d'un large chapeau fleuri. Petites marques. Oeuvre originale

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chretien]
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        L'Annonciation Roman

      Exceedingly rare 245 pp. novel about Parisian and Russian art, illustrated with four full-page plates, one from each of the important French and Russian artists Édouard Chimot, André Dignimont, Natalia Goncharova, and Mikhail Larionov, and an additional cul-de-lampe by Goncharova. 8vo. Orig. printed publisher's wrpps. Cover restored and reinforced. Paris (Henri Reynaud) 1925. One of a limited edition of 240 copies printed for subscribers and not generally for sale, this being one of 15 copies printed on Japan paper. George Isarlov was an Iranian writer and critic of French art, who most notably contributed an art column to the journal Combat. He authored many works of reference on artists including Picabia and Braque. The artists who are featured in this novel were all important in their own rights: Chimot was best known for the high quality art books he created in Paris in the 1920s. Dignimont worked in the Montmarte school and was noted for his book illustration and scenographic design. Goncharova and Larionov were lifelong romantic partners and both important figures in the Russian avant-garde movement, with Larionov being responsible for the founding of two important artistic groups, Jack of Diamonds and Donkey's Tail. Very scarce; as of November 2017, WorldCat locates only a single copy in North America.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Agfa Kine-Handbuch I Allgemeiner Teil; II Negativ-Film; III Positiv-Film; IV Film-Muster-Tafeln

      Four sections in three volumes(86, 26, 16 pp. and 7 leaves) of the German handbook on cinematographic film material in colors by the Aktiengesellschaft für Anilinfabrikation (Agfa) company. Illustrated throughout from photographs, Vol. IV with seven plates of colored film samples. 4to. Orig. light brown publisher's cloth, Vol. IV portfolio-style, contents loose as issued. N.p. (Berlin) (Agfa) n.d. (circa 1925-1930). The company Aktiengesellschaft für Anilinfabrikation (Corporation for Aniline Production) was founded in Rummelsburg in 1867 as a manufacturer of dyes and stains, by Paul Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Carl Alexander von Martius. They began producing x-ray plates and film products in 1898, and in 1903 manufactured their first cinematographic film. In 1925 Agfa became part of IG Farben, a German chemical and pharmaceutical company, and its photographic production was incorporated with Bayer. As of November 2017, WorldCat locates only two holdings in North America.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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      (1925). Hand-Colored Lithograph. Blue Frame. 16 X 20 inches. An early 20th century hand-colored Hungarian Shiviti lithograph. The same lithograph (a blue copy that is not hand-colored) belonged to Emmanuel Mané-Katz, who had a large collection of Jewish ritual art, and is held by the Mané-Katz Museum in Haifa. [See http: //www.museumsinisrael. Gov. Il/en/items/Pages/ItemCard. Aspx? IdItem=ICMS-MKM-3068]

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        Collected Papers: Volume III

      Hogarth Press and The Institute of Psycho-Analysis, London 1925 - First edition. A bright copy in the rare dustwrapper with a half-inch of loss to base of spine (not affecting any lettering). Number of copies printed not known (Woolmer 44). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grogan]
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        The Works. With twenty original illustrations by Donia Nachshen.

      London: Collins, [1925] - Octavo (182 x 131 mm). Contemporary red calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, raised bands to spine, compartments panelled and decorated in gilt, black morocco label, double gilt fillet to covers with decorative gilt roll, board edges gilt, turn-ins gilt, patterned endpapers, edges gilt. Spine faded, some pages unopened. An excellent copy. Frontispiece and 19 plates after woodcuts by Nachshen. First edition illustrated by Nachshen, first impression. Donia Nachshen (1903–1987) was a Ukrainian-born book illustrator who fled anti-Jewish sentiment in her home country in 1905. By the 1920s she was an established designer. In addition to this edition, Nachshen produced illustrations for the works of Samuel Butler, Enid Blyton, and Feodor Dostoyevsky. During the Second World War she produced designs for the Make Do and Mend campaign run by the Board of Trade. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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