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        A Gallery of Children

      London: Stanley Paul & Co, 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. 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. 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.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Miniaturen von Heinrich Friedrich Füger und anderen Meistern aus der Sammlung Bourgoing. Vorwort von Dr. Leo Grünstein.

      Zürich-Leipzig-Wien, Amalthea (1925).. 83 (1) S., 1 Bl. Mit 50 (dav. 15 farb.) mont. Lichtdrucktafeln. Ldr. d. Zt. In tadellosem Zustand. EA. Signierter Handeinband aus der Werkststatt v. Ferd. Bakala, Wien. Rotes Maroquin auf fünf falschen Bünden mit Rückengoldpräg., Linienvergold., Innenkantenvergold., Vollgoldschnitt. Seidenvorsatz. In Leinenschuber. Die Auflage der Vorzugsausgabe betrug 100 Exemplare auf Bütten gedruckt in Halbleder von Bakala gegebunden. Offenbar handelt es sich hier um ein Luxusexemplar der Vorzugsausgabe. Beigebunden: Verlagsankündigung Mit 13 farb. mont. Taf. (Bildproben). - 1 Orig.-Handzeichnung (15, 5 x 9, 5 cm.) sowie 1 Orig.-Tuschzeichnung, laviert (11 x 9 cm.) am Beginn des Werkes eingebunden.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        The Great Gatsby

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1925 - First issue with all the correct points. 218pp. Original dark green cloth lettered in blind on the front panel and in gold on the spine panel. A few spots to cloth, name on the front pastedown endpaper, wear to the spine ends and the corner tips. The lettering on the spine is dulled. A solid very good- copy housed in a beautiful custom made archival safe dark green calf clamshell box with green flock interior, and gold lettering and decorations on the spine. Bruccoli A11.1.a.; Octavo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Astrophotography: Original Astronomical Double Photograph Of Messier 57, Planetary Nebula M57, The Ring Nebula In Lyra, Gravitational Lensing, From Carnegie Institution Mt. Wilson Observatory

      Carnegie Institution, Mt Wilson, Pasadena Circa 1920 / 1927 1925 - Original Astronomical Photograph, Approximately 10" X 5 7/8", Showing Double Image Due To Gravitational Lensing. See "The New Heavens", George Ellery Hale, 1922, P. 32. Mounted On Circa 1920'S Album Card Stock. [Note- Gray/White Cloudiness In Part Of Photograph Is Due To Unavoidable Reflectivity Of This Quite "Live" Original Photograph, An Artifact Of My Photography, Not In The Original Photograph]. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        In Our Time

      New York: Boni & Liveright, Inc, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition, first printing, preceded by a much shorter Paris edition, just 32 pages in length, published one year prior. Publisher's black cloth binding, stamped in gilt to upper board and spine. Near Fine. Light lean to spine. Spine cloth lightly faded and gilt on spine faded as well, though gilt on front cover is reasonably bright, with only slight dulling. Small Brentano's bookseller ticket to rear paste down. A very handsome and bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Printed Pages from English Literature

      Society of Foliophiles, NY 1925 - Quarto. One of 200 copies printed for the Society of Foliophiles, containing 20 original leaves from notable books of English literature from the 16th to the 20th centuries. Unbound, as issued, with each leaf in its respective, annotated folder measuring 12 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches. Some of the leaves included are: a Breviary "Portiforium" for Salisbury Cathedral, printed by J. Kyngston and H. Sutton, in red and black gothic (1555), A Guide to Tongues by J. Minsheu, perhaps the first comparitive linguistic dictionary published in England (1617), the first Irish translation of the Old Testament, printed in Gaelic, London (1685), and the Book of Common Prayer, printed by John Baskerville for the University of Cambridge (1762). Typewritten slips accompany most fragments. Housed in publisher's box, with overall wear, splits at corners and hinges, and compression splits; limitation slip present and pasted to inside lid. Minimal spotting to a few specimens, else contents fine. Bookplate. (BCC #44; Chalmers 23).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        The Great Gatsby

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1925 - First Edition. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION with all the FIRST ISSUE POINTS in the book "Page 60 line 16 has the word “chatter” which was corrected to “echolalia” in later editions. Page 119 line 22 has the word “northern” which was corrected to “southern” in later editions. Page 165 line 16 has the word “it’s which was corrected to “its” in later editions. Page 165 line 29 has the word” away” which was corrected to “away.” in later editions. Page 205 line 9 and 10 has the words “sick in tired” which was corrected to “sickantired” in later editions. Page 211 line 7& 8 has the words “Union Street Station” which was corrected to “Union Station” An attractive copy of this First Edition, First Printing bound in publisher's green cloth. The binding is tight with minor wear to the spine. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION housed in a custom slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Original Pen and Ink Illustration of Romantic Couple on the Golf Course

      McClure's 1925 - Pen and ink and wash illustration on Bainbridge artists board. Approximately 15" x 10". Thin line of offsetting or mat burn at the very edges, evidence of previous matting on verso, stamped "McClure's" and pencil note "September, 1925" on verso, very good or better. Image of a young lothario staring intently into the eyes of a flapper with bobbed-haired on the ninth hole of a golf course, while a balding and bespectacled elder gentleman, presumably the flapper's father, takes aim with his club at the cranium of the romantic swain. After a good run as a respected news and literary magazine McClure's remade itself as a women's magazine, and published sporadically until it sputtered to a halt in early 1926. Apparently there was no September 1925 issue of McClure's but we assume this was intended to accompany a story there.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Favorite Recipes of Famous Women

      New York: Harper & Brothers,, 1925. With a Foreword. Octavo. Original black cloth, title to spine in green, title to front board within embossed shield in green. Bookplate to front pastedown. An excellent copy in a slightly nicked dust jacket, a bit of loss to spine ends. First edition, first printing. Rarely found with the dust jacket, this work gathers together 160 recipes collected from famous women of the time including: Clara Byrant Ford, Mina Miller Edison, Margot Asquith, Elizabeth Bibesco, Charmian London, Florence Harding, Mary Pickford, Anita Stewart, and Gloria Swanson. This work was published in the same year as The Great Gatsby and includes a recipe for breakfast from Zelda Fitzgerald, found on p. 98 : "See if there is any bacon, and if there is ask the cook which pan to fry it in. Then ask if there are any eggs, and if so try and persuade the cook to poach two of them. It is better not to attempt toast, as it burns very easily."

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Astrophotography: Original Astronomical Photographs Of Galaxies Sa Ngc 4594, Sba Ngc 2859, Sb Ngc 2841, Sbb Ngc 5850, Sc Ngc 5457 (M101), Sbc Ngc 7479, On Single Sheet From Carnegie Institution Mt. Wilson Observatory

      Pasadena 1920/ 1940: Carnegie Institution, Mt Wilson Observatory, 1925. Original Astronomical Photographs . No Binding. Near Fine/No Jacket. Six Astronomical Photographs Mounted Together In Single Photograph 19 7/8" X 15 7/8".Interesting Juxtaposition, Probably Made For A Talk Or For Publication. Fine, Do Damage. Small Mt. Wilson Label On Verso, "Mount Wilson Observatory G-77 Types Of Normal And Barred Spirals", Pencil Note In Circle "E. R. H.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        A Warning to the Curious and Other Ghost Stories

      London: Edward Arnold & Co , 1925. First edition.Book measures 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches.200 pages, half title. Bound in original publishers grey cloth, with black title lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed, some light staining, very minor wear. Generally binding slightly grubby, dust marked, but in good firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, small patch of light staining to endpaper. Pages in good clean condition. A good copy, in a good solid binding.. First Edition. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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      Boni & Liveright (1925), New York - A scarce book in its true First Edition of 1900, this is a fairly early copy of a book rarely found signed let alone with such a superb presentation. This copy INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: "For/George W. Wilder/-The book that/introduced me - but/twenty years after/from/Theodore Dreiser/N.Y. April - 1926." Wilder, president of Butterick Publications, met Dreiser in June 1907, and on the basis of his growing reputation for SISTER CARRIE, hired him as editor-in-chief of his magazine THE DELINEATOR. Dreiser's statement of purpose published in the September issue of the magazine centered around woman's mastery of her own destiny, and he dedicated the publication "to strengthening her in her moral fight for righteousness in the world." Many of the magazine's readers were mothers, and one of the first series of articles that Dreiser commissioned was on the care and feeding of infants by Dr. Leonard K. Hirschberg, articles largely written by H. L. Mencken. Dreiser's relationship with Mencken eventually became one of the most interesting literary relationships of the twentieth century. A wonderful opportunity to obtain an outstanding association copy of one of the groundbreaking literary works of the twentieth century. Though many would not think of Theodore Dreiser as an advocate for women's rights, his first book, SISTER CARRIE, was enlightening in its portrayal of a young single woman's struggle to survive in a post-Victorian urban environment. His work shortly after as editor-in-chief of the magazine THE DELINEATOR, briefly described here, provided further evidence for Dreiser's concern for women's struggle to survive in early 20th century American society. Area of discoloration to the cloth at the upper right front corner; spine mildly sunned. Very Good or better with a fine association [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Auksu Lyta

      Isleido Pr. Stiklius (Raides), Kaunas 1925 - First edition. In publisher's printed wrappers. 43, (5) p. Book of poems by Jouzas Tysliava (1902-1961), Lithuanian poet, journalist and publisher who edited and founded numerous magazines around Europe as well as in the United States. Rust stain at staples and a light water stain throughout. Overall in very good condition. In publisher's printed wrappers [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        When We Were Very Young

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, July 1925. Octavo. Publisher's deluxe limp red morocco, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, illustration and rules to front cover in gilt, pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt. With the original glassine jacket and the publisher's card box, white paper title labels to lid printed in blue. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. With the contemporary and later ink ownership inscriptions of Margaret Ruth Payne to the head of the front pastedown and free endpaper. Light offsetting to endpapers, an excellent copy in the glassine jacket with slight creasing and nicks to extremities, housed in the lightly faded box with a couple of faint colour pencil marks to lid. Tenth impression, second deluxe edition. When We Were Very Young was first published on 6 November 1924. Copies of the seventh and tenth impressions were later issued in deluxe bindings, this copy being a tenth impression. With two newspaper clippings laid-in from The Observer Review 22 September 1974 interviewing Christopher Robin and discussing his relationship with the books.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Playtime & Company, A Book For Children (Signed, Limited Edition)

      Methuen & Co Ltd, London 1925 - 95 Pp. One Of One Hundred Copies Of The Signed, Limited Edition In Blue Cloth And Grey Boards With Paper Label, This Copy With Numbering Statement Crossed Out, Signed By E V Lucas And Ernest H Shepard With Inked Note Below "This Is A Presentation Copy For G Oliver Anderson". Decorative Bookplate "Ex Libris G Oliver Anderson" With Illustration Of A Medieval Teacher Reading To His Students Who Are Sitting Around Him. Anderson Was A Partner With Methuen. Book Is Near Fine, Light Rubbing At Corners With 1/2" Loss Of Paper At Bottom Of Two Lower Tips Along Bottom Edges. Dj Complete, Browned At Edges, 1" Closed Tear At Top Of Front Spine Edge And Another At Top Of Rear Flap Fold, 1/4" Closed Tear At Top Opf Front Panel, Minute Loss At Lower Bottom Front Tip, At Center Of Bottom Of Spine Edge, And At Top Of Rear Spine Edge. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Ellerbek 1883 - 1943 Halebüll). Blick auf Halebüll. Öl auf Leinwand. Um 1925. Unten rechts signiert. 75 x 99 cm. Gerahmt.

      1925 - Vgl. Möller, S. 114 (Ölbild 'Halebüll - Dorf' mit Farbabbildung).- Blick über flaches grünes Land entlang eines geschlungenen Weges auf Häuser unter hohem blauen Himmel.- Verso auf Keilrahmen handschriftlicher Eigentumsvermerk sowie schwer leserliche Reste einer Bezeichnung.- > Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        The Great Gatsby

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First issue, with the four main issue points present: 1) pg. 60, line 16 "chatter" 2) pg. 119, line 22 "northern" 3) pg. 205, lines 9-10 "sick in tired" 4) pg. 211, lines 7-8 "Union Street station." A Very Good+ copy, on account of a faint dampstain to the cloth on the rear board, also faintly visible on the endpapers. Otherwise a very attractive copy with bright spine gilt and a clean text block. Lacking the rare dust jacket. Despite its grand stature today, the book was a commercial failure during Fitzgerald's lifetime, much to the author's surprise and disappointment. Fitzgerald had felt the power of the novel and believed that it was a work of mature artistry. Modern scholars and readers agree and now "Gatsby" is a keystone of any modern first collection. Very Good +. Very Good +

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Japanese Fairy Tales

      Tokyo: T. Hasegawa, 1925. Original wrappers. Early large paper edition. 5 volumes. 7 1/2 x 5 1/2." Printed in color by hand from Japanese wood blocks. Pictorial crepe-paper wrappers bound with string in original & unopened tissue sleeves; blue cloth chemise with paper label on front, lettering to spine & bone clasps. An unusually fine set in as new condition; the tissue sleeves have not been opened. Hearn's celebrated series of story books. The titles include: The Boy who Drew Cats, The Old Woman who Lost her Dumpling, Chin Chin Kobakama, The Goblin Spider, & The Fountain of Youth. (BAL 7930, 7932, 7937, 7939, 7975).

      [Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books]
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        Pictor Ignotus Fra Lippo Lippi Andrea Del Sarto

      4to., initial letters cut by Eric Gill. Designer binding by Glenn Bartley in full calfskin vellum with design of red and blue squares coloured with airbrushed spirit dyes and tooled with gilt on upper and lower covers, spine brush lettered by calligrapher Helen Scholes, marbled endpapers. Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence. 

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        Sir Gawain and The Green Knight

      London: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 211 p. About Very Good condition. No jacket. Spine sunned, foxing to endpapers. Front hinge starting. Tolkien translated the text and compiled the extensive glossary the rear of this volume. An early, scholarly work by the famous author of The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Plakat - Mürren Bergbahn - Berner Oberland. Lithographie.

      Meilen, Vontobel, 1925 101 x 63 cm, Zustand B (Kleine Eckfehlstellen, ein Einriss)Versand D: 12,00 EUR Plakate - Tourismus Helvetica - Bern

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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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,

      Berlin : Springer, 1925 - 1930. - S. 1 - 916 + S. 918 - 1373 + 1075 S. ; 916 + 189 + 720 Abb., 2 Taf. 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. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 7500 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gleim]
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        The Great Gatsby

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1925. Octavo. Original dark green cloth, gilt lettered spine, blind lettered front board, top edge trimmed, others uncut. Spine slightly faded, a couple of marks to front cover, a little light foxing to contents. A very good copy. First edition, first printing, first state of the text: with "chatter" on p. 60, line 16, "northern" on p. 119, line 22, "it's" on p. 165, line 16, "away" on p. 165, line 29, "sick in tired" on p. 205, lines 9-10, and "Union Street station" on p. 211, lines 7-8.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      L.I.C.E, 1925. ITALIANO 0,22 Versione del volume autorizzata dalle suore di Lisieux e fatta da una carmelitana di S. M. maddalena De' Pazzi in Firenze. Bell'immagine della Santa Teresa all'antiporta, in bianco e nero, in carta lucida. Leggero ingiallimento delle pagine, con tracce di fioritura più evidenti ai margini. Tagli irregolari e scuriti da fattore temporale. Inserimento di immagini in nero fuori testo. Pagine da 227 a 236 scollate. Dorso stanco e con strappi. Copertina beccata inferiormente. Quarta scurita da impurità. USATO

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        Stealing Cleopatra's Stuff. A Context Selection Arranged by Lilian Holmes Strack

      Walter H. Baker Company, Boston 1925 - First edition. Thin octavo. 7, [1]pp. Printed orange wrappers. Fine. A rare recitation in the "Baker's Manuscript Readings" series, the same series that issued the F. Scott Fitzgerald rarity John Jackson's Arcady. Rare. OCLC locates no copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Life of Sir William Osler

      Oxford, The Clarendon Press, 1925 (first edition, first impression, India paper edition). Octavo, one volume, with a frontispiece portrait and 44 plates. Maroon cloth, top edge gilt; cloth a little sunned and marked, with the colour leached from a few small areas near the head of the joints, and some noticeable wear (to two spots on the top edges of the boards, and to the top corners, due to worming); front inner hinge neatly reinforced; mild cockling to the top and bottom margins throughout, with very light tidemarks to the plates in these regions; occasional scattered foxing; notwithstanding, a decent copy with the bookplate of Professor Antonia Bernardes de Oliveira. The standard edition of this work is in two volumes; this is one of only 100 copies on India paper of the first impression of the first edition. The eight-page 'Corrigenda and Addenda' booklet published in August 1936 states that 'Of this two-volume biography there were issued four impressions of five thousand each. One hundred additional copies of the first impression were printed on India paper. These were bound in a single volume, thus enhancing the convenience of the admirable index'. Loosely inserted in this copy is an India paper version of the 'Corrigenda and Addenda' booklet. Cushing Society 7. Provenance: Dr Milton Roxanas (purchased in 1988 from James Tait Goodrich, Englewood, with his receipt and a letter discussing this edition loosely inserted).

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers]
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        Pädagogisches Skizzenbuch - Bauhausbücher Bd. 2 -

      Albert Langen, München 1925 - Ln, 50S, Einbnand etwas unfrisch, sonst gutes Exemplar

      [Bookseller: Lutz Heimhalt]
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        When We Were Very Young.

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., July 1925 - Octavo. Publisher's deluxe limp red morocco, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, illustration and rules to front cover in gilt, pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt. With the original glassine jacket and the publisher's card box, white paper title labels to lid printed in blue. With the contemporary and later ink ownership inscriptions of Margaret Ruth Payne to the head of the front pastedown and free endpaper. Light offsetting to endpapers, an excellent copy in the glassine jacket with slight creasing and nicks to extremities, housed in the lightly faded box with a couple of faint colour pencil marks to lid. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. Tenth impression, second deluxe edition. When We Were Very Young was first published on 6 November 1924. Copies of the seventh and tenth impressions were later issued in deluxe bindings, this copy being a tenth impression. With two newspaper clippings laid-in from The Observer Review 22 September 1974 interviewing Christopher Robin and discussing his relationship with the books.

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

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        When Husbands Flirt.

      Los Angeles, Calif.: Columbia Pictures, 1925.(). Movie poster. Color lithograph. 2 of 3 sheets. Mounted on linen. Otis Lithograph. Director: William Wellman. Cast: Dorothy Revier, Forrest Stanley, Tom Ricketts, Ethel Wales. When husbands flirt, trouble often follows!

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The Perfect Clown.

      1925.(). Movie poster. 2 of 3 parts. Color lithograph. Mounted on linen. Missing pieces in the middle and right bottom. Cast: Larry Semon, Oliver Hardy, Kate Price, Dorothy Dwan. Director: Fred Newmeyer.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Nové Rusko: časopis Společnosti pro hospodarské a kulturní sblížení s Novým Ruskem. Novaia Rossiia: Zhurnal Obshchestva kul'turno-ekonomicheskogo sblizheniia s Novoi Rossiei [New Russia: Journal of the Society for Cultural and Economic Relations with the New Russia]. Complete run of nine issues for 1925 (nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5-6, 7-8, 9, 10-11, 12)

      Prague: Adolf Novotný, 1925. Quartos (31 × 23.5 cm). Staple-stitched printed wrappers; 336 pp. (ca. 30-40 pp. per issue; serial pagination). With occasional photographic illustrations. Most issues very good, with faint vertical crease; some partially uncut; fragile wrappers of volume 1 chipped. A complete first yearly run of this fascinating journal, dedicated to closer economical and cultural ties between the Czechoslovak Republic and the "New Russia," i.e. the Soviet Union. Contains contributions by a range of left-leaning Czech writers and journalists on topics ranging from the Soviet economy, geology, law, family life and literature, paying testimony to the immense interest in and sympathy for Soviet culture in 1920s Czechoslovakia. Each issue contains ca. five to ten pages of Russian-language contributions, mostly on Russian-Czech political and literary relations past and present. With the Czech translation of Mayakovsky's "autobiography" in no. 2, his "May 1" in no. 3, and an obituary for Sergei Esenin in no. 12. Articles by Anatolii Lunacharskii, Lev Trotskii, Lev Kamenev, Jiri Weil, Bohumil Mathesius, Jan Hrdina, among many others. Articles with photographs about the exhibition of Soviet books in Prague and the book publishing industry in the Soviet Union, and shorter notices about cultural events, openings, exhibitions and fairs. The journal was edited by Emil Lustig and Czech historian and literary critic Zdenek Nejedlý, who served as minister of culture under Klement Gottwald's Stalinist regime (1948-1953). Scarce in the trade. KVK and OCLC show copies at Leeds, Melbourne, Michigan, and Penn State, in varying states of completion.

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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        Common Stocks as Long Term Investments.

      Boston: Whitney, Cox & Company, 1925 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine and front cover lettered and ruled in gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine ends bumped, endpapers lightly browned, dust jacket joints tanned and a few marks to front and rear panels, otherwise a very good copy. Second edition, first printing, first published the previous year by Macmillan in New York, this edition published for Whitney. It aims to "convince the reader of the high position which well diversified commons stocks should occupy in every sound investment program" (publisher's preface). See Dennistoun & Goodman 475 (first edition).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Kirchner-Zeichnungen. 100 Tafeln und zahlreiche Holzschnitte im Text.

      Dresden, Ernst Arnold, 1925. 4°. 37 + 1 S. + 100 Tafeln + 7 n.n. S. Illustr. OLwd. Nr. 714 von 2000 Expl. Vgl. Bolliger IX, 766; Dube 832-849; Jentsch 153; Kornfeld 200 B; Schauer II, 20. - Arnolds Graphische Bücher, zweite Folge, Band 6. - Ebd. stockfleckig, V. leicht stockfleckig, leichte Lichtschatten, gutes Expl. - Hier mit der bedruckten Rückseite des Deckels: das erste wichtige Buch über Kirchners Zeichnungen. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kunst

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        The Later Ceramic Wares of China. 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.

      London: Ernest Benn, Limited, 1925 - 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. 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. Photographic colour frontispiece and 29 similar plates of which 9 folding (plates XIV and XV are on one folding sheet), 50 half-tone plates. 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Kleine Beitrage zur Traumlehre (A Small Contribution to Dream Theory).

      Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag, Leipzig 1925 - First edition of this collection of articles relating to the interpretation of dreams, the majority of which were previously published in periodical literature. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by the author on the front free endpaper, "Frau Margarete Rellner-Weiss mil dem Gruss des Verf. Sigm. Freud 1927 (Mrs. Margarete Rellner-Weiss with greetings from the author)." Bookplate of the recipient to the inside front panel, in near fine condition with a touch of rubbing. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional example, books signed by Freud are scarce.         Sigmund Freud published over 40 books throughout his lifetime, many on the subject of dream theory and interpretation including The Interpretation of Dreams, what most consider to be his greatest and most influential work. Throughout his works, Freud proposed that dreams were forms of "wish fulfillment", or attempts by the unconscious mind to resolve conflicts both recent and far in the recesses of dreamer's past. His Small Contribution to Dream Theory is a collection of short articles published by Freud between the years of 1913 and 1923, which includes Fairy Tale Material of Dreams, A Dream as Means of Proof, Dream and Telepathy, Notes Upon the Theory and Practice of Dream Interpretation, The Limits of Dream Interpretation, The Ethical Responsibility for the Contents of Dreams, and The Occult Significance of Dreams. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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