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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. Oblong quarto. 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.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books ]
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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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        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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        Mein Kampf

      Munich: Franz Eher,, 1925-27. Eine Abrechnung; Die nationalsozialistische Bewegung. 2 volumes, octavo. Original white cloth-backed red cloth (vol. I) and original red cloth (vol. II), spine of vol. I lettered in red and spine of vol. II lettered in white, front covers lettered in white, top edges red. Frontispiece photographic portrait of Hitler to vol. I. Bookstamp of Carl Hugo Mohrlüder on pastedown of vol. I and first 3 leaves of vol. II, and ownership signature to half-title of vol. I, bookseller's ticket to pastedowns. Vol I: spine slightly soiled, couple of tips a little worn, small mark to rear cover, front hinge partly cracked but holding, a couple of marginal pencil markings. Vol. II: spine faded, dampstain to spine partly extending onto covers, lettering a little flaked, front hinge cracked (not visible at endpapers but gauze visible at title page), small mark to rear cover, text block sound. Withal a very good, internally clean, set. First editions, first impressions. The importance of Mein Kampf cannot be understated, and it is certainly a contender for the most influential book of the 20th century. Hitler dictated Mein Kampf to Rudolf Hess in prison, following his arrest after the unsuccessful Munich Putsch in November 1923. When the first volume was published on 18 July 1925 its print run was only 10,000 copies, but Hitler's rise fuelled, and was fuelled by, its sales. By the end of the Second World War, fought on the objectives openly outlined in the book, several million copies had been printed in Germany. Thereafter the German copyright fell to the state of Bavaria, which banned any further publication. When the copyright expired in 2016, a deliberately expensive, unattractive academic publication was produced, which nonetheless became a best-seller and thereby created much domestic and international commentary.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sämtliche Werke in sechs Teilen. Hier Bd. 2-4.

      Berlin. Bong. o. J. (ca. 1925). Oldr. mit Kopfgoldschnitt und Lesebändchen. 8°. 366, 155 SS. schönes festes Ex. Inhalt: Prosadichtungen, Dramatische Versuche / deutscher Sprache Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am Flughafen]
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        The Secret of Chimneys.

      London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1925.. [Mystery novel] FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.[xii]; 306; [2], advertisements. Publisher's light blue cloth, titled and decorated in black. A gently used copy with some minor rubbing and wear, bump to upper corner, owner name to flyleaf. The cloth is particularly bright with no darkening/change in colour to the backstrip. Most uncommon thus. The combined forces of Scotland Yard and the French Surete can do no better than go in circles - until the final murder at Chimneys, the great country estate that yields up an amazing secret. The first novel to feature Superintendent Battle and 'Bundle' Brent.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        La cuisine chinoise

      Albert Nachbaur Editeur, Pékin 1925 - 185x250mm, broché sous couverture rempliée, 141p. Edition originale de ce livre de référence. 250 recettes présentées. Quelques llustrations en noir dans le texte. Tirage annoncé à 550 ex. Un des 500 ex. sur papier pelure non justifié. Complet de sa fragile couverture imprimée présentant de petits manques au dos et aux charnières et une déchirure stoppée par du ruban adhésif au dos. Intérieur en bon état avec de rares rousseurs. Peu courant. (Oberlé 289). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Christian Chaboud]
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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. Gallup A8. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Les chansons de Bilitis. Illustrées de douze eaux-fortes originales gravées par Chimot, imprimé pour l'artiste et ses amis, Paris, éditions d'art Devambez, 1925.

      - 1 volume grand in-4°relié plein maroquin janséniste marron, auteur et titre dorés, dos à nerfs, filet doré sur les coupes, tête dorée, contreplat doublé d'un encadrement de maroquin marron orné de 4 filets dorés avec palmettes simples en milieu de bordure et palmettes ouvragées dans les écoinçons (Flammarion Relieur). Gardes de soie. 158 p. et 12 eaux fortes de Chimot - Texte encadré d'un filet rouge, infimes et très rares rousseurs éparses. Très bel exemplaire. Un des quarante exemplaires sur hors commerce justifié, avec la signature de Chimot, contenant outre la quadruple suite des eaux-fortes, une série en quadruple suite de 8 planches ajoutées et un dessin original signé de l'artiste Dos légèrement et uniformément insolé cependant. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mesnard - Comptoir du Livre Ancien]
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        Dark Laughter

      New York: Boni and Liveright, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Good -. Octavo, 319pp. A good copy at best in the publisher's black cloth. Spine cocked, hinges gently cracked, and some soiling along the extremities. Internally quite clean, despite external condition. However, this is a marvelous association, SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Anderson to "Cornelia" (Cornelia Pratt Lane Anderson), the author's first wife. The two had been divorced for nearly a decade (since not long after his infamous "breakdown" in 1912) when the book came out, but she was the mother of three of Sherwood's children. Thus the economical, yet probably sincere, inscription reads: "To Cornelia, with love, Sherwood." Despite condition, a desirable copy.

      [Bookseller: Cleveland Book Company]
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        Il poco lume ed il gran cerchio d'ombra

      Arnoldo Mondadori Editore - Milano, VERONA 1925 - ITALIANO Volume degli anni '20 in buono stato, coperta illustrata in cartoncino, fioritura sparsa, bordo e punte consumati, talloncino su dorso con catalogazione bibliotecaria, firma d'appartenenza e cifra scritta a matita su piatto anteriore, tagli bruniti con barbe, pagine ben conservate, cerniera appena allentata. 3° Migliaio.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        En marge d'Anatole France.

      - Paris. Sylvain Sauvage. 1925. 1 volume in-4, en feuilles, couvertures brunies, sous chemise et étui. Préface de Charles Maurras. Suite de 25 gravures sur bois en couleurs de Sylvain Sauvage. 1 des 115 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches spécial, signé par Sylvain Sauvage. Est jointe, une suite de 3 planches refusées, tirée à 55 exemplaires. Livres [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Pierre PREVOST]
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        Povolzhje. Priroda, Byt, Hozjaistvo. Putevoditel' po Volge, Oke, Kame, Viatke i Beloj [Wolgaregion. Natur, Bräuche, Wirtschaft. Reiseführer an die Wolga, Oka, Kama, Vjatka und Belaja // Volga region. Nature, manners, economy. Guide to the region of the ri

      Izdatelstvo Volzhskogo Gosudarstvennogo Parohodstva i Transpechati NKPS, Leningrad 1925 - Kl. 8° 10, viii, 636, 32 str., 154 illustr., 18 kart, 8 plany gorodov; nachgebunden: Halbleinen; 950g; [Russisch]; Einband berieben, Ecken gering bestoßen. Orig. Deckblatt mit eingebunden.1 Blatt lose. Besitzeintrag. Karten am Ansatz teils angerissen. Papier schwach gebräunt. Schnitt unfachmannisch gesprenkelt - hierdurch auch Sprenkel auf einzelnen Seitenrändern vor o. nach dicken Karten rare book, in Russian Language / seltenes Buch, in Russischer Sprache ! Vorn und hinten mit Werbungsseiten. Die Powolschje oder Wolgaregion (wörtlich: an der Wolga) ist eine russische Landschaft, die sich entlang bzw. in der Nähe der mittleren und unteren Wolga erstreckt und ökonomisch auf die Wolga ausgerichtet ist (lt. Wikipedia). V.P. Semenov war Autor der "Kompletten Geographischen Beschreibung unseres Vaterlandes", dessen 6. Teil die gleiche Region wie vorliegendes Buch beschreibt. _ x1x_ Internat. Shipping (priority = airmail): EU/EC: 15,00 EUR _ all others: 13,00 EUR [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thieme]
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        I MIMIAMBI


      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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        Kwadraty (Squares) [Poetry collection]

      Nakladem Zamojskiego Kola Milosników Ksiazki, Zamosc; (Zamojski's Circle of Book Lovers, Zamość) 1925 - Polish language. Octavo 15 x 23 cm. Weight 40 gr. Wrappers, 30 [2] pp. Print run 1000 copies. The Book is in Near Fine condition without any visible defects, losses, remarks and stains. Soft creases across corners, some small stress lines to the spine, foxing spots on the back cover, stamp on the front cover dated by April 16, 1925 indicating that the current book copy of 1000 printed is obligatory copy of Zamosc Voivodeship "Starostwo Zamojskim. Egzemplarz obowiazkowy. Naklad 1000 egz. 16 kwiecien 1925." Bibliophilic, originally designed second poetry collection includes 21 poems with a strong Futurist and Dadaist orientation. Author's radical poetic experiment consists in using language and dictionary accentuating new rhythmic qualities and establishing new interesting figures of sound. Verbal sound effects is stressed by experimental avant-garde typography - handmade typewriter font, different size of the letters, unusual lines layout etc. But the main thing that distinguishes current work from other futurist poets writings is the author's desire to combine avant-garde trends with literary tradition. He wrote typical Futurist poems containing a strong folk elements. Unlike other futurist poets attitude towards modern civilization here is more complex. As a true futurist, author was fascinated with technology, but at the same time he feared its consequences and turned towards folklore as the only sphere that had preserved unspoiled human nature and the simple forms of life. Thus, he explored the resources of the folklore tradition and used them in his poetry in an attempt to enrich 20th-century civilization with the values preserved within that tradition. After this publication author moved away from Futurism towards the idea of modernist rural literature. But, later works along with local dialect stylization and rhythms of folk songs still combined with the avant-garde idea of "freedom of expression”. Modernist graphic cover design of the current book created by artist and author's wife Wanda Mlodozeniec. Stanislaw Mlodozeniec (1895-1959) one of the leading representatives of the avant-garde in Polish poetry of the 20th century, and a founder of Polish futurism. Was close with the members of Polish avant-garde movement "Formists". At the turn of 1919/1920 founded the futurist club Katarynka (Hurdy-Gurdy) around which centered Krakow futurism, and participated in futurist activities. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Baltic Bouquiniste]
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        Once On A Time

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1925. Copyright date is 1925, first thus edition. Illustrated by Charles Robinson, including color frontispiece. Original blue cloth, pictorially stamped in gilt and black, pictorial endpapers, color illustrated dust jacket. Milne's fairy tale beautifully illustrated by Charles Robinson, in the scarce original dust jacket. Some soiling to jacket with darkening to spine, a few minor chips and closed tears to edges, light spotting to verso, cloth with light rubbing to extremities; about near fine volume in very good jacket.. first thus Edition. Hardcover. very good Plus/Very Good. Illus. by Charles Robinson. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Scarce Childrens.

      [Bookseller: Mclin Haven]
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        San kuo, or, Romance of the three kingdoms / by C. H. Brewitt-Taylor

      Shanghai : Kelly & Walsh, Limited, 1925, Hardcover, First Edition. Near fine copies in the original publisher's gilt-blocked cloth, edges very slightly toned. Prelim and terminal leaves worn and boards stained. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Physical description; Vol. I: [12], 638 p., [1] leaf of plates ; Vol. 2: [8], 623, [1] p. : folded map (in Vol. I) ; 25 cm. Notes; Title page in red and black. Errata slip posted on to p. [6] of Vol. I. With a half-title page in both volumes. "An English version of San guo zhi yan yi.". Subjects; Epic literature, Chinese - Translations into English. Chinese fiction - Translations into English. China - History - Three kingdoms, (220-265) - Fiction. Genres; Fiction. Illustrated. 638 ; 623. Inventory No: 242663.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        [Certificate and Pamphlet]: Domain of Neptunus Rex (December 1924) / The Cruise Around South America by the U.S.S. Utah. Special Mission of the United States of America to the Republic of Peru on the Occasion of the Centenary of the Battle of Ayacucho December 1924

      (Brooklyn / On board the USS Utah): (Middlesex Sales Co. / USS Utah), 1925. Very Good. Two items of memorabilia from the dreadnought battleship USS Utah, dating from its cruise around South America (November 1924 - March 1925). The first item is an elaborately printed and hand-colored certificate issued to seaman Paul John Leoni on 3 December 1924, Signed by General John J. Pershing, Captain Rufus Zenas Johnston, Rear Admiral John H. Dayton, and New York Congressman Frederick C. Hicks. Measuring 22" x 17". The other item is a 12-page pamphlet in printed wrappers with a cloth tie, which was "Printed on board the United States Ship Utah, 1925." Both are very good or better with some light soiling. Laid-in is a 1917 post card of the ship.The USS Utah, under the command of Captain Johnston, left Boston in November 1924 on a special mission to the Republic of Peru. Undertaken when U.S. influence in Latin America was at its peak, the mission was led by John "Black Jack" Pershing, General of the Armies of the United States. Pershing was Commander in Chief of American forces in Europe during World War I, and both he and Johnston had served together in the U.S. interventions during the Mexican Revolution, and both the Philippine-American and Spanish-American Wars. Johnston was awarded the Medal of Honor for his distinguished conduct at the battle of Veracruz (1914), and the Navy Cross (for his services in the Battle of Santiago de Cuba, the Boxer Rebellion, the Philippine-American War, and World War I), retiring as Rear Admiral. Admiral Dayton and Representative Hicks (of Eastern Long Island) served as the mission's lead envoys.The pamphlet prints an on-board account of the 75-day cruise, including a map, itinerary, log, and roster of the crew. The certificate of the "Domain of Neptunus Rex" also known as the "Order of Shellback," was issued to Seaman Paul Leoni of Chicago, who crossed the equator for the first time, and was thus inducted into the "Royal Order of the Mysteries of the Deep," passing from pollywog status to shellback. A beautifully illustrated and signed document, touched with some hand-coloring. An interesting pair of documents issued on board a ship sunk at Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Albert Einstein Signed Etching.

      1925. Engraved bust portrait of Albert Einstein by Hermann Struck. Signed at lower right by Albert Einstein and the artist Hermann Struck. This was the artist's proof and is cited by him writing ("proof") on the lower right, in pencil, next to Einstein's signature. The engraving measures 7 inches by 10.5 inches. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 16 inches by 20 inches. Rare and desirable. Hermann Struck was a German Jewish artist known for his etchings. In 1908, Struck published "Die Kunst des Radierens" ("The Art of Etching"), which became a seminal work on the subject. His students included Marc Chagall, Lovis Corinth, Jacob Steinhardt, Lesser Ury and Max Liebermann. Struck did commissioned portraits of Albert Einstein, Ibsen, Nietzsche, Freud, Herzl, Oscar Wilde among others.

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      Charles Signorelli, 1925. Francese 0,07 Con introduzione e note a cura di Adolphe Duch, pagine brunite da fattore tempo e qualità della carta, fioritura, con alcuni segni con biro blu, appunti al retro copertina posteriore ed al frontespizio, bordi non allineati e non rifilati, brossura editoriale morbida, ingiallita, con fioritura e strappetti ai bordi USATO

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        Travels Into Several Remote Regions of the World illustrated by David Jones -- bound as one volume by Bayntun

      Golden Cockerel, Berkshire 1925 - Two volume Golden Cockerel set luxuriously bound as one volume in the Doves style (boxes up the spine, raised bands) in full tan morocco. Top edge gilt. Two small spots of coffee on the bottom of the textblock, not going into the pages, couple of very minor depressed spots on the back board. Contents completely free of markings. Marbeled combed endpapers in the style of Douglas Cockerell. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Later Ceramic Wares of China.

      London: Ernest Benn, Limited,, 1925. Being the Blue and White, Famille Verte, Famille Rose, Monochromes, etc., of the K'ang Hsi, Yung Chêng, Chi'en Lung and Other Periods of the Ch'ing Dynasty. Quarto in eights (288 x 215 mm). Original brown pigskin, spine lettered in gilt, floral roundel gilt to front cover, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Photographic colour frontispiece and 29 similar plates of which 9 folding (plates XIV and XV are on one folding sheet), 50 half-tone plates. Extremities lightly rubbed, a few trivial scuffs and marks to sides, inner hinges reinforced, occasional very light foxing to plates versos. A very good copy. First edition, deluxe issue, number 135 of 250 copies signed by the author on the limitation page, and containing a suite of five extra plates not found in the trade issue ("ordinary edition"). Hobson (1872-1941) was keeper of ceramics and ethnographer at the British Museum from 1921, and keeper of oriental antiquities from 1934 to 1938. This work was intended as a sequel to his Wares of the Ming Dynasty, published in 1923.

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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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        Italien I: Oberitalien und Florenz, Pisa, Ancona, Triest, Pola. Grieben Reiseführer - Band 80a.

      8, 320 Seiten mit 23 Karten (Faltkarten oder im Text) und 10 Grundrissen, Oleineneinband - guter Zustand - 1925. c86439

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preis inkl. MwSt.]
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        The Secret of Chimneys.

      London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1925. [Mystery novel] FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.[xii]; 306; [2], advertisements. Publisher's light blue cloth, titled and decorated in black.A gently used copy with some minor rubbing and wear, bump to upper corner, owner name to flyleaf. The cloth is particularly bright with no darkening/change in colour to the backstrip. Most uncommon thus. The combined forces of Scotland Yard and the French Surete can do no better than go in circles - until the final murder at Chimneys, the great country estate that yields up an amazing secret. The first novel to feature Superintendent Battle and 'Bundle' Brent. Wagstaff & Poole; A Christie Bibliography. See also Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction. HUBIN; Crime Fiction IV.

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        Nächtliche Stadt am Meer, um 1959 - Aquarell auf Bütten - 27,7 x 43,5 cm - Gerahmt - Expertise: Bargheer-Haus, Hamburg.

      - 1925 reiste Eduard Bargheer erstmalig nach Italien und hielt sich längere Zeit in Florenz auf. 1926 und 1927 folgten audgedehnte Reisen nach Paris. 1928 baute Bargheer ein Atelier für sich am Westerdeich in Finkenwerder. 1929 wurde er Mitglied der Künstlervereinigung "Hamburgische Sezession". In diese Zeit fallen auch die intensiven Kontakte mit den Kreisen um die Kunsthistoriker Aby Warburg und Erwin Panofsky. 1933 löste sich die Hamburger Sezession aus eigenen Stücken auf, weil sie ihre Mitglieder nicht - wie von den Nationalsozialisten gefordert - ausschließen wollte. 1935 begegnete Bargheer Paul Klee in der Schweiz. Im gleichen Jahr erwarb er eine kleine Fischerkate am Süllberg in Hamburg, die bis heute das Bargheer-Haus beherbergt. 1939 verlegte er seinen Wohnsitz nach Ischia. Im Jahr 1955 war Eduard Bargheer Teilnehmer der Documenta I in Kassel. 1948 wurde er Ehrenbürger von Forio auf Ischia.

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        Die Chirurgie der Brustorgane - 2 Bände in 3 : 1. Band - Die Erkrankungen der Lungen, 1. Teil - Anatomie, allg. pathologische Physiologie, allgemeine Diagnostik, allgemeine Technik, Erkrankungen der Brustwand, Verletzungen von Brustfell und Lungen, eitrige und brandige Entzündungen der Lungen, Bronchektasen, Operation der Embolie der Lungenarterien [1928, 3. Aufl.] / 1. Band - Die Erkrankungen der Lungen, 2. Teil - Chirurgische Behandlung der Lungentuberkulose, Geschwülste der Lungen, Echinokokkus der Lungen, Aktinomykose und andere Pilzerkrankungen der Lungen, chirurgische Behandlung des Asthma bronchiale, Syphilis der Lungen [1930, 3. Aufl.] / 2. Band - Die Chirurgie des Herzens und seines Beutels, der großen Gefäße, des Mittelfellraumes, des Brustlymphganges, des Thymus, des Brustteiles der Speiseröhre, des Zwerchfelles, des Brustfelles [1925, zugleich 2. Auflage der Technik der Thoraxchirurgie].

      Berlin : Springer, 1925 - 1930. S. 1 - 916 + S. 918 - 1373 + 1075 S. ; 916 + 189 + 720 Abb., 2 Taf. Halbleder / Leinen. Guter bis mittelmäßiger Zustand. Bibliotheks-Exemplar mit Stempeln und Signaturaufkleber. Bd. 1,1 und 1,2 Halbleder, Bd. 2 leinen. Buchrücken von Bd. 1,1 mit Klebestreifen repariert. Bd. 1,1 und Bd. 1,2 stärker berieben, Bd. 2 leicht berieben bzw. angestoßen. Buchrücken von Bd. 1,2 mit ca. 3 cm Abriss. Hinteres Gelenk von Bd. 1,1 schadhaft. Bd. 1,2 mit wenigen, teils farbigen Anstreichungen/ Markierungen. Versand D: 4,50 EUR

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        Die Kunstismen. - Les ismes de l'art. - The Isms of Art.

      Zürich, München, Vlg. Eugen Rentsch. 1925 - 26,4x20,6 cm. XI, 48 S. Mit 76 Abb. auf Kunstdruckpapier. Orig.-Pappbd. (Gestaltung von El Lissitzky). Aus der Bibliothek von Hannes Meyer, dem zweiten Direktor am Bauhaus Dessau, mit eigenhändigem Besitzvermerk auf dem Vorsatz, datiert 1925. - Andel, Avant-Garde Pagedesign 184-185. - Bolliger I, 16; III, 95 u. IV, 46. - Fabre, van Doesburg 135. - Kat. MoMa 607. - Kat. Sprengel Museum 190 - Lang, Konstruktivismus 159-162. - Lissitzky-Küppers, Tafeln 129. - „Das Buch von Lissitzky und Arp [.] ist eine Streit- und Lehrschrift zur avantgardistischen Kunst zwischen den Jahren 1914 und 1924. Es gibt im Text agitatorisch Auskunft u.a. über Dada, Futurismus, Kubismus, Konstruktivismus, Merz, Suprematismus, Neo-Plastizismus, Proun. Die knappen Texte sind aus konstruktivistischer Sicht geschrieben [.] Das Buch ist von Lissitzky sehr feinsinnig aus der Funktion heraus gestaltet [.] Von besonderer Bedeutung für die Buchgestaltung sind die ‚Lehrtafeln', die für jedes Stichwort konstruiert worden sind. Sie visualisieren die Begriffe. Mit dieser Gestaltung beschritt Lissitzky den Weg zum fotografisch montierten Buch." (Lang S. 118ff.). - Die Abbildungen zeigen u.a. Arbeiten von Arp, Archipenko, Braque, Dix, Max Ernst, Feininger, Grosz, Kandinsky, Leger, El Lissitzky, Malewitsch, Marc, Moholy-Nagy, Molzahn, Picabia, Picasso, Schlemmer, Tatlin. - (Einbänd gebräunt und berieben, besonders am Rücken berieben. Stellenweie stockfleckig). - Sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Diaboliques. Les six premières . dix-neuf eaux-fortes de Serge Ivanoff; et d'ornements typographiques de André Hofer

      [Argenteuil: Couloma, for] S. Kra,, Paris 1925 - First edition with Russian emigré Ivanoff's superb plates. One of 25 copies on hollande with 2 suites, of a total edition of 350. The typographical ornaments are by André Hofer. This is one of the earlier books illustrated by Ivanoff, who later found celebrity as a portrait painter in France and the United States. Large 8vo (246 × 185 mm), pp. [8], 270, [6], plus etched plates by Ivanoff, each present in 3 statess. Original wrappers preserved in contemporary half morocco. [Carteret, IV, p. 57: 'Édition recherchée en grand papier' [as here].] [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Building Plans and Elevation for a Building for Milo Coffee Co., 759 Harrison St., San Francisco.

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, March 1925 - July 1929.(). Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 13" x 32". 6 sheets. Job #194. Job #128 before 1929 revisions. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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