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        Amazing association! The future first President of the State of Israel, Chaim Weizmann, writes his former fiancée about his discussions with Albert Einstein concerning the new Hebrew University of Jerusalem

      Oakwood [London], January 31, 1925. 5.25" x 7". "Displayable Autograph Letter Signed ""Chaim"" in Russian, 2 pages, 5.25"" x 7"", on two conjoined sheets. Oakwood, Addison Crescent [London], January 31, 1925. To pathologist Sophia Sonia Getzova, his ex-fiancée. With complete English translation from The Letters and Papers of Chaim Weizmann, Series A, Volume. XII. Fine condition.In full, ""I've explained to Leo in great detail it is impossible to make any appointments now because the director of the Institute has not yet been appointed. His nomination depends partly on the American doctors. We've proposed Prof. Rosenthal and I'm expecting to hear of their agreement any time now. As soon as it is known, I'll present your candidature to Rosenthal and shall, of course, support it. It's impossible to proceed otherwise just now.""I've explained how matters stand both to Leo and to Einstein, who has spoken to me about this. I have only limited influence in this Institute, which is getting its entire financial support from the American doctors, and any precipitate step on my part might spoil the chances of success. As soon as the director of the Institute is appointed, I'll be able to approach him.""I'm leaving for America on Wednesday and hope to make final arrangements there regarding the director; I shall then be able to take further steps. With my best wishes for your health andf warm greetings.""After being engaged to Sophia Sonia Getzova (1872-1946) for four years (1898-1901), Chaim Weizmann broke the engagement, and in 1906, after a five year engagement, he married Vera Chatzmann. They were married until his death, as President of Israel, in 1952.From Volume 62, 2015/2016, of Scopus, the magazine of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, page 7: ""Russian-born Sophia Getzova was a pioneering pathologist who, despite outstanding academic credentials, was unable to obtain a permanent appointment in Europe due to her foreign origins and gender. In 1925, with a warm reference from Prof. Albert Einstein, she emigrated and was appointed head of the Institute of Pathological Anatomy at the Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus. In 1927, as part of a cooperation agreement between the Hebrew University and Hadassah, Getzova was appointed a senior lecturer. She was named Professor Emeritus in 1940.""Provenance: Sotheby's, May 15, 1997, lot 92"

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        Original Bleistift-Zeichnung: Porträt (Büste) von Ossip Gabrilowitsch, mit vollständigen Original-Unterschriften vom Porträtierten und vom Porträtisten.

      - Ohne Datumsangabe, ca. 1925; ca. 42 (H) x 31,5 cm. Original-Bleistiftzeichnung von John Philipp (geb. 1872, gest.1938). Das Bildnis zeigt im Profil die Porträt-Büste von dem russisch-amerikanischen Pianisten, Dirigenten und Komponisten Ossip Gabrilowitsch (geb.1878 in Sankt Petersburg; gest. 1936 in Detroit). Unter der Büste in kräftigem Strich die vollständige Unterschrift von Ossip Gabrilowitsch in Blei, rechts darunter - etwas zarter und kleiner - die Unterschrift des Zeichners "John Phlipp, del.". Die Zeichnung wurde auf starkem Malkarton gefertigt; am Unterrand - seitlich verkehrt - findet sich der Prägestempel "MONOPOL". - Das Blatt ist etwas angestaubt und gering angerändert mit 2 minimalen Randeinrissen. oben links außerhalb der Darstellung befindet sich ein kleiner Farbfleck.

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        The Life of Sir William Osler (2 vols)

      OXFORD 1925 - pages yellowing, gilt on spines, foxing, covers rubbed, edges rubbed, previous owners name on inside of both front covers DATE PUBLISHED: 1925 EDITION: FIRST ED [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        The National Being - Some Thoughts on an Irish Polity. [With an original drawing by Russell on the Titlepage].

      London, MAcMillan and Co., 1925. 13 cm x 19 cm. 176 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition. Former library copy with some interesting Patina. Some old newspaper clippings on A.E. taped to the pastetown and endpaper include also a newspaper photograph of the older Russell. The wonderful drawing by A.E. signed in his full name and as A.E. Very Rare !

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop ]
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        Steckelhörnfleet: Alt-Hamburg. Radierung mit Blick in den Steckelhörnfleet und auf die Nikolaikirche.

      - Von Kasimir am rechten Bildunterrand handsigniert, in der Platte mit *Alt-Hamburg* bezeichnet. Rückwärtig mit *Steckelhörnfleet* bezeichnet. Undatiert - ca. um 1925 entstanden. Bildgröße: 44,5 x 31 cm ( Höhe x Breite ) / alt unter Glas und Passepartout gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 68 x 53 cm ). Das Passepartout gering fleckig, sonst guter Zustand. ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe und weil unter Glas gerahmt kein Versand - hier bitte nur Selbstabholung ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        G B Bodoni's Preface to the Manuale Tipografico of 1818

      London: Elkin Mathews Ltd., 1925. Octavo. (xii), 57pp. One of twenty-five copies printed on Japanese vellum and signed by the translator, H.V. Marrot, who was the director of Elkin Matthews Ltd. This copy bears a lengthy inscription by Marrot to the English piano composer, Kaikhosru Sorabji. Dated 16 December, 1925, Marrot writes of his pleasure in finding this book on Sorabji's shelf and praises him as an "exceptional auditor...for any writer on printing whose treatment of his subject is aesthetic rather than technical." Indeed, such a distinction appears to have been the guiding principle behind this, the first translation of Bodoni's preface into English. Marrot alludes to this in the Translator's Preface. He also acknowledges the assistance of Stanley Morison in this endeavor. Faint edgewear, slight bowing to covers, else fine in original decorated paper-covered boards.

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        Mein Kampf "Gauleiter" edition

      NSDAP Munich 1925 - This Gauleiter edition of Mein Kampf is the most luxurious book ever produced by the Third Reich. In near fine condition, 20.5X15.75 inches, and weighing 40 pounds in its original blue box. Covers of white vellum with gilt edges, gold stamping cover and spine. Provenance letter from previous owner reads, "This book (in our family since 1945) was the house copy at Hitler's retreat at the Eagle's Nest in Berchtesgaden." Because this item is in a bank vault, advance notice is required to view it. Extra for insurance etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mrs. Dalloway

      London: Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press 1925 - 8vo., rust cloth lettered in gilt; lacking dust jacket. First edition of Woolf's fourth novel; one of 2000 copies. Woolmer 82. An immaculate copy of a Woolf masterpiece. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Zeitschrift Fur Physik. Band 34. September-November 1925.; Zeitschrift Fur Physik. Band 37. May-July 1926

      Berlin : J. Springer 1925 - 2 Volumes. Band 34 and 37. Bound in modern 3/4 crushed red Moroccan leather. Red cloth boards. TEG. Gilt spine. 5 raised bands. Fine binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily. Band 34 contains "Uber die physikalischen Konsequenzen der relativistischen Axiomatik" p. 32?48 by Hans Reichenbach and "Zur Quantenmechanik" p. 858-888 by Max Born and Pasqual Jordan. Band 37 contains the first Russian paper on matrix mechanics, "Zur Quantenmechanik des rotators", 685-688 by Igor Tamm, Anwendung der Quantenmechanik auf das Problem der anomalen Zeemaneffekte by Pasqual Jordan; Werner Heisenberg, 263-277 and Zur Quantenmechanik der Stossvorgange by Max Born, 863-867. Max Born's paper would he first to clearly enunciate the probabilistic interpretation of the quantum wavefunction, which had been introduced by Erwin Schrodinger. It would be criticize by Schrodinger but lead to Einstein's quote in a letter "He [God] does not play dice" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        All Fools Together

      Collins, 1925. Hardcover. Used; Good. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; 1925 FIRST EDITION ; spine-cover marked, some yellowing to endpapers otherwise good all-round condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Picturesque Hong Kong. A British Crown Colony and Dependencies. A RARE SURVIVAL IN FULL MOROCCO

      Commercial Press, Hong Kong 1925 8vo. First Edition with over 70 plates and 4 folding maps (2 large and coloured); handsomely bound in red full morocco back with five raised bands ruled in gilt second and fourth compartments lettered in gilt all other compartments tooled in gilt with a f With a contemporary picture postcard and embroidered Christmas card (1945) loosely inserted. One of the best - and scarcest - pre - WWII guides to Hong Kong. Profusely illustrated and with very numerous trade advertisements throughout it includes detailed

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        John MacNab

      London: Houghton Mifflin [1925], 1925. FIRST US EDITION. 8vo., pp.298. Publisher's green cloth, stamped in red. In original pictorial dust-wrapper. A fine copy of the book (appears unread) in a slightly nicked jacket, with a couple of tears to upper panel. A most attractive copy of a Buchan highspot- we have had the British first in jacket just the once, and this US first is fast becoming elusive. Featuring the series character Sir Edward Leithen, the aristocratic Scottish lawyer and MP who appears in five adventures by John Buchan. Blanchard A67

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Kingdom of the Pearl, The

      New York: Brentano's, 1925. - One of 100 Copies Signed by Edmund DulacIn the Original Printed Dust Jacket[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. ROSENTHAL, Léonard. The Kingdom of the Pearl. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac. New York: Brentano's [n.d., 1925].American deluxe limited edition (first published with Dulac illustrations in French in 1920 with title: Au Royaume de la Perle). One of 100 copies numbered and signed by the artist (this copy being No. 48), out of a total edition of 775 copies "for sale in the United States of America"). Large quarto (11 15/16 x 9 5/8 inches; 303 x 243 mm.). [12], 150, [1], [1, printer’s imprint] pp. Ten mounted color plates, with descriptive tissue guards.Original quarter vellum over cream paper boards. Front cover and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Decorative endpapers. A fine copy in the original printed dust jacket. From the renowned collection of Estelle Doheny, with her neat leather book-plate on front paste-down."Au Royaume de la Perle was first published in Paris (by Payot) in 1919 without benefit of the Dulac illustrations which the author Mr. Rosenthal so eagerly sought. But when, in 1920, Dulac found time to produce 10 pictures, Mr. Rosenthal not only purchased the water colours, but had another publisher, Piazza of Paris, publish a 1,500-copy new edition of his ‘Perle’ book with the Dulac illustrations. Also Dulac reveals in a reply to a Mr. Carroll of Massachusetts who hoped to buy one of the ‘Pearl’ illustrations that Mr. Rosenthal also purchased the copyright to the 10 pictures. However Mr. Rosenthal did allow his book with Dulac pictures and in English translation to be published in England by The Nisbet Publishing House The English edition, although praised by The Times Literary critic as Dulac ‘at his best’ and ‘fantastically Persian,’ was not a commercial success. In order to make use of the 775 sheets remaining from 1,550 printed for the English edition, arrangements were made in 1925 to market an edition through Brentano’s, booksellers in New York The ‘Pearl’ pictures indeed display a ripening of a Dulac style first seen in Sindbad the Sailor, employed in some of his Fairy Book pictures and developed fully in The Tanglewood Tales. It is a Persian miniature style, but made quite his own His plates, truly genius, do much to bring a fanciful touch to the otherwise stark exposition of a treatise on pearls" (Hughey).Hughey 54d.

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        The Phantom of the Opera.

      London: Reader's Library. 1925 - Octavo. Original red cloth boards, titles to spine and front board gilt. With the dustjacket. Light wear to ends of spine and corners, pages toned, inscription to front endpaper, in the dust jacket. An excellent dust jacket. illustrated with scenes from the film. First UK photoplay edition. Illustrated with scenes from the Universal Production starring Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Mary Philbin and Gibson Gowland. Fabulous wraparound dustjacket art.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Une conquete méthodique

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

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        Photo Album - Large Format - Loening Arctic Amphibian Planes Used for the MacMillan Arctic Expedition

      Alaska 1925 - Anacostia Naval Station, San Diego Naval Station, Alaska, 1925-1926. Album of large professional press photographs of the Loening Amphibian Planes used for the 1925 MacMillan Arctic Expedition, and also for the Alaskan Aerial Survey Expedition. Contains 23 photographs, some with embedded captions or photographer's stamp, mounted with corners onto black cardstock leaves. All large print format, photographs vary slightly in size, measuring from approximately 22 x 16,5 cm to approximately 25 x 20 cm. With a typescript note addressed to unidentified media personnel regarding appropriate attribution for the photographs. Oblong Folio album measuring approximately 37 x 28 cm, black paper boards. Boards bowed and chipped at extremities, otherwise in Very Good Condition, excellent photographs. Superb large photographs exhibit the unique features of the amphibious aircraft built by Loening Aeronautical Engineering Corporation of New York, while recording the first successful American aerial Arctic exploration, and the subsequent large scale survey which would dramatically augment Alaska's principle industries by applying aviation. 1925 MacMillan Arctic Expedition (12 Photographs) Led by Commander Donald Baxter MacMillan, who was accompanied by Richard E. Byrd, this joint expedition, sponsored by National Geographic, would prove to be the first productive use of aircraft in arctic regions by Americans, and would earn Byrd a leading reputation in polar aviation. The American made amphibian aircraft, however, is the focus of this album, the first being a view of the model OL-1 A-6879, taken by at the Anacostia Naval Station in D.C. on 14 May 1925 by Pacific and Atlantic Photographs Inc. of New York City (P & A Photo). Striking views of the airplane are captioned 9 May 1925, and after being tested at sea, two show images the aircraft being hoisted onto MacMillan's Polar steamship 'Peary' for the north bound voyage. This series concludes with the steamer Peary photographed in icy waters, appearing rather dwarfed alongside a sizeable wall of jagged ice. Donald MacMillan was a pioneer in experimenting with technology that would eventually change life in the Arctic for residents and visitors alike. A Donald B. MacMillan Collection can be found in the Bowdoin College Library Special Collections, Peary MacMillan Arctic Museum & Arctic Studies Center. 1926 Alaskan Aerial Survey Expedition (11 Photographs) Organized by the U.S. Navy, 112 navy men were assigned to the expedition under Captain Charles W. Call, to conduct a highly successful aerial survey of Southeast Alaska, which resulted in 10,000 miles of photographed territory, detailed meteorological recording, and subsequently, a notable increase in the use of aviation for various industries including forestry, mining and fishing. Three photographs illustrate final testing of type OL-3 serial numbers A-7055 and A-7061. Commemorating the departure of the aircraft for Alaska, two photographs are taken by Harry T. Bishop (1895-1963) at the San Diego Naval Station. Finally having arrived at Ketchikan, Alaska, on June 9th, prepared to explore unknown Arctic regions with aerial photographic charting and to test radio communications systems, images feature a flight crew having safely landed on a desolate rocky shore, as well as aerial views of the mountains and glaciers. The expedition had remained in Ketchikan for two months before proceeding on to Wrangell, and then to Juneau where it was based until September 10th. An exceptional and scarce visual chronicle of pioneering Arctic flight and aerial surveying. Donald Baxter MacMillan (1874-1970) made over 30 expeditions to the Arctic in his 46-year career. Explorer, sailor, teacher, philanthropist, researcher, and lecturer, he traveled over 300,000 miles charting new territory, training students, performing scientific research and studying and aiding the native people of Labrador and Greenland. He pioneered the use of radios, airplanes, and electricity

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        Marie Love: A Naughtibiography. Being a Pastiche so Designed as to Expose the Inner Secrets of Mayfair in the Nineteen Twenties: together with Moral Reflections upon Science and Art and the Follies of Various Charming Authors

      London: Robert Holden and Co.. [1925]. First. First edition. Illustrated. Some modest foxing and slight cocking else near fine in a nice, near fine dustwrapper (with wraparound jacket art illustrated by "Benjamin") with a few short tears on the rear panel and a tiny chip. Fictionalized satire of English society. OCLC locates three copies, with only one in the U.S. .

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        The Tonghe diary (Set Volume 8)(Chinese Edition) WENG TONG HE RI JI ( TAO ZHUANG GONG 8 JUAN )

      hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. The re-editing and publishing Tonghe diary (a total of 8 Volume Set) includes the following sections: The first part is early Jiyou Xianan normalized to go to trial diaries and Gengxu Christine went the Xiling diary. Weng with Jesus. the original manuscript copy for the master copy; the second part of the Xianfeng eight to Guangxu 30 years of diary as the diary subject. this manuscript photocopy of the Commercial Press in 1925 as a libretto. parameters School Zhonghua 2006 Simplifi... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        THE JAZZ SINGER

      RAPHAELSON, Samson. THE JAZZ SINGER. NY: Brentano's, [1925]. Small 8vo., cloth & patterned boards in dust jacket. First Edition. Signed by Raphaelson on the front endpaper, and dated Christmas, 1925. Basis for the hit play, starring George Jessel and Sam Jaffe. The play was later adapted to the famous film, starring Al Jolson and Warner Oland. The film, generally considered the first "talkie," is certainly one of the milestones in cinematic history. Very Good; some edgewear & shallow chipping (number of tears with professional interior repairs) d/j. Enclosed in a custom-designed, leather and cloth clam-shell box, with Al Jolson in black face depicted on the spine and front cover. $4000.00.

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        In the American Grain

      New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1925. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Good. The 1925 1st edition, IN THE UNCOMMON ORIGINAL DUSTJACKET. Solid and VG- (with light soiling at the rear panel and spine) in a bright, price-intact ($3.00), soft green/blue jacket. Light chipping at the top-edges and spine crown (with no loss to the text) and more pronounced chipping at the foot of the spine, which shows a 2 1/2" loss (including publisher's name) at the base. Overall, upward of 10% loss to the jacket, rendering this copy a G+. Octavo, 235 pgs. As the 1st trade publication put out by William Carlos Williams, this represents an important mark in early 20th century American literature and, with its elusive dustjacket, is scarce as such.

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        Komposition in Braun - Violett - Schwarz., Farbige Aquatintaradierung und Prägedruck.

      - Signiert "Domela" und nummeriert "12/50". Verso bezeichnet "Serie Haute II". Kräftiger Druck auf festem Velin mit Trockenstempel "L`Oeuvre Gravée". Der als Bildhauer, Maler, Fotograf und Typograph tätige César Domela ist in Amsterdam geboren und war nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg ein aktives Mitglied in zahlreichen avantgardistischen Künstlergruppierungen, darunter die „Novembergruppe", „die abstrakten hannover" sowie „Abstraction-Création". 1925 trat Domela der „De Stijl-Gruppe" bei, deren abstrakte Bildgestaltung mit geometrischen Formen und klaren Farben er aufgriff und weiterentwickelte. - Schwach gebräunt. An der oberen Blattkante recto mit Montierungsstreifen (8,5 x 1 cm). Im oberen rechten Rand schwache Griffknicke. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 31,7 x 17 cm. Papier: 50,4 x 32,8 cm.

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        Komposition in Braun - Violett - Schwarz. Farbige Aquatintaradierung und Prägedruck.

      . Signiert "Domela" und nummeriert "12/50". Verso bezeichnet "Serie Haute II". Kräftiger Druck auf festem Velin mit Trockenstempel "L'Oeuvre Gravee". 31,7 x 17 cm. Papier: 50,4 x 32,8 cm.. Der als Bildhauer, Maler, Fotograf und Typograph tätige Cesar Domela ist in Amsterdam geboren und war nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg ein aktives Mitglied in zahlreichen avantgardistischen Künstlergruppierungen, darunter die "Novembergruppe", "die abstrakten hannover" sowie "Abstraction-Creation". 1925 trat Domela der "De Stijl-Gruppe" bei, deren abstrakte Bildgestaltung mit geometrischen Formen und klaren Farben er aufgriff und weiterentwickelte. - Schwach gebräunt. An der oberen Blattkante recto mit Montierungsstreifen (8,5 x 1 cm). Im oberen rechten Rand schwache Griffknicke.

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        Tango Argentino.,

      Berlin, Eigenbrödler Vlg., o. J. [ca. 1925]. - 32 S., 2 Bll. Mit 10 sign. ORadierungen von Ernst Oppler auf Tafeln. Nr. 17 von 100 Ex. der Vorzugsausgabe (GA 550), Druckvermerk von Autor und Künstler sign. Jede Radierung mit der Hand von der unverstählten Platte abgezogen und eh. sign. Druck der Offizin Otto von Holten, Berlin. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 4°, Grüner OLederbd. mit Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung sowie Kopfgoldschn. nach Entwurf von Ernst Nicolas [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        "Sanctus Georgius",

      um 1925.. . Dem Hl. St. Georg mit dem Drachen, Schwert und Rüstung reicht der Erzengel den Helm, links im Hintergrund eine Burg im fränkischen Fachwerkstil. Großformatiges Ölbild im Segmentbogen auf Leinwand von Matthäus Schiestl, um 1925. 94 x 145 cm. - Frischer Zustand, ohne Flecken und Risse. - Die Darstellung folgt einer Schiestl-typischen neomittelalterlichen Auffassung ohne große Raumtiefe mit frontal erfassten recht unbewegten Figuren vor einem einfarbigen dunklen Hintergrund. Ergänzend dazu passen die mittelalterliche Burg und die Rüstung.

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        Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes

      New York: Boni & Liverlight,, 1925 & 1928. Illustrated by Ralph Barton. 2 works, octavo. Original red cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt; original black cloth-backed black and white patterned boards, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jackets. Housed in a red linen chemise and scarlet morocco slipcase. With a loosely inserted typescript letter. Black and white illustrations in the text. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: Small bookplate to rear pastedown. Spine rolled, otherwise a superb copy in the bright jacket that has chip to front panel, and some nicks to spine ends. Gentlemen Marry Brunettes: Tips rubbed, small black stain to fore edge; an excellent copy. First editions, first printings, both presentation copies, the volumes inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Carmel Myers, with all love and sympathy of a fellow brunette. Anita Loos. Dec. 30. 1925" and "To dearest Carmel—this vindication for we brunettes. Anita Loos." Carmel Myers (1900?-1980) was a silent film actress best remembered for her role in Ben Hur (1925). During the filming in Rome, she befriended Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. After her screen career, she was an early television talk-show host, led a production company that packaged radio and television shows, held a patent for an electronic synchronizer that controlled studio lights, and imported and distributed French perfume. Each volume has the elegant hand coloured bookplate of Anita Loos to the front pastedown, printed on copper foil and featuring the striking design by Frank Walts of a woman's head in profile. A superb set, housed in a custom slipcase that is at least 60 years old, as evidenced by the accompanying letter from a bookseller in 1950.

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        Opera. 4 vols. Im Auftrag der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften. Hrsgg. von Carl Gebhardt.

      Heidelberg, Winter 0, J,(um 1925) - 23 x 18 cm, Band I: Front., 631 S., Band II: Front., 392 S., Band III: Front., 431 S., Band IV: Front., 447 S., eins von 50 num. Ex. (N°36) auf handgeschöpften Zanders - Bütten, Pergamenteinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel sowie Buchschmuck mit den Initialen Spinozas auf dem Vorderdeckel, beiliegend ein Artikel der F.A.Z. (2007) über den fehlenden fünften Band, der 1987 erschienen ist

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        Poor Cecco

      New York: George H. Doran Co, 1925. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Very Good. A crisp, very sharp copy of the 1925 1st American trade edition (preceded only by the scarce American signed/limited). Clean and Near Fine in its blue cloth, with bright gilt-lettering and design to the front panel and spine. And in a bright, price-intact, VG+ dustjacket, with light chipping at the spine crown. Octavo, 7 full-color Arthur Rackham illustrations complementing the text, including the tipped-in frontispiece.

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        Martin Arrousmith [Arrowsmith]

      Leningrad: Mysl, 1925 A novel.Chekhov M.P. ?" translation. S. Pozharskii ?" covers.Limited to 6.000 copies.Sinclair Lewis became the first writer from the UnitedStates of America to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature(1930). The novel "Arrowsmith" was awarded the PulitzerPrize in 1926.The novel was translated to Russian by Mikhail PavlovichChekhov, the younger brother of Anton PavlovichChekhov. The only translation edition.Levidova 312. Very rare.We couldn?t trace any copy in OCLC.

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        MY LIFE AND WORK

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1925. Hardcover. Rubbing to edges and spine, most severely along the edges and tips where the leather has lost color; binding tight. Very Good. First published in 1922, this copy is bound in the publisher's full black morocco leather with gilt-decorated spine. Written in collaboration with Samuel Crowther, this autobiography contains chapters such as "What I Learned about Business", "The Secret of Manufacturing and Serving," "The Terror of the Machine," "How Cheaply Can Things Be Made," and "Why Be Poor?". This copy SIGNED by the automotive pioneer on the half-title page and INSCRIBED to Mr. George Carliss on 16 April 1926. Books signed by Ford are scarce and when found are usually books from his library or gift copies of books not written by him.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Das Werk. Schweizer Monatsschrift für Architektur, Kunstgewerbe, freie Kunst. Hrsg. Bund Schweizer Architekten und schweizer Werkbund. 12. Jahrgang (1925). 12 Hefte in 1 Bd. (komplett). Zürich, Fretz, 1925. 3 Bll., 372 S., 8 Bll. Mit zahlr. Abb. 4°. Hlwd. d. Zt. (Reste eines Aufklebers auf dem Rücken).

      1925. . Titelblatt von Jahrgang 12, Heft 12 vorgebunden.- Mit 2 Graphiken von Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, beide bezeichnet mit 'Druck vom Holzstock'.- Stempel auf Vorsatz, 1 Seite mit Einriss.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        MANOMÈTRE 8 - Décembre 1925 Mélange les langues - Enregistre des idées - Indique la pression sur tous le méridiens - Est polyglotte et supranational : Tilly Brugman - Julio J. Casal - Serge Charchoune - Hans Arp - Pierre Laurent - Émile Malespine - Moholy Nagy - Georges Navel - André Sol - Guillermo de Torre - Tristan Tzara

      Lyon: Manomètre, 1925 - 8° - 16pp (125-140) - Woodcuts by Hans Arp and Moholy Nagy and B/w reproductions. MANOMÈTRE Décembre 1925 mix languages Save ideas - Indicates the pressure on all the meridians - Is polyglot and supranational. Text in French and spanish. Original wrappers. In Very good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: °ART...on paper - 20th Century Art Books]
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        Spisy I-IX. All 9 original wrappers designed by V. Masek Original bound in.

      Praha,, Aventium, 1925 - 8°. IV, 141 p., 185 p., 153 p., 132 p., 200 p., 85 p., 121 p., 145 p., 183 p., Halblederbände mit Lederecken und eingebundenen Orig.-Deckeln am Ende jedes Bandes. - Vol. 1: Muz a laska. - 2. Claudina Lamourove. - 3. Pravo na stesti. - 4. Adam a Eva. - 5. Kdyz jsem byla muzem. Denik zeny. - 6. Jak potucek plyne. - 7. Krvave ruze. - 8. Ve svezim srdci lesa. - 9. Syn zeme (Un male). Spines worn. Else very nice copies. Tschechisch Band:

      [Bookseller: erlesenes · Antiquariat & Buchhandlung]
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        Knihopis ceskoslovenskych tisku od doby nejstarsi az do konce XVIII. stoleti. Vydala komise pro knihopisny soupis ceskoslovenskych tisku az do konce XVIII. stoleti (Bd. I/ II in 9 Bänden) - Bd. I: Prvotisky (do r. 1500) Text/ Tabule/ Bd. II/ 1 - 8: Tisky z let 1501 - 1800.

      Komisi knihkupectvi Fr. Topice, 1925 ff... gebundene Ausgabe. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig/ berieben; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 9 Teilbände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; TSCHECHISCH!

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        The Great Gatsby

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1925. Octavo. Original dark green cloth, titles to spine gilt and to front board in blind, top edge trimmed, others uncut. Ends of spine with short closed tears, mild bumping to corners, gilt title to spine a little worn, front hinge starting. A very good copy. First edition, first printing, first state of the text. The copy is the correct first printing, 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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        The Phantom of the Opera

      London: Reader's Library., 1925. Octavo. Original red cloth boards, titles to spine and front board gilt. With the dustjacket. illustrated with scenes from the film. Light wear to ends of spine and corners, pages toned, inscription to front endpaper, in the dust jacket. An excellent dust jacket. First UK photoplay edition. Illustrated with scenes from the Universal Production starring Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Mary Philbin and Gibson Gowland. Fabulous wraparound dustjacket art.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Just So Stories.

      New York, Doubleday. 1925 - Childrens stories. INSCRIBED COPY. Slim Quarto. With author's illustrations throughout. Publisher's decorative red cloth boards in very good condition, with spine and upper panel of the elusive jacket remaining. With dated SIGNED inscription to title page, autographed aboard the Canadian Pacific Line steamship SS Duchess of Bedford. Fine collection of Kipling's well-known animal stories, including "How the Whale Got his Throat," "The Elephant's Child," and "The Butterfly That Stamped.". Stewart [260]. BMC No.1 [1984]; 'Edwardian Children's Books'. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, ABA, ILAB]
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        Knave of Hearts in the original box.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1925 - owner's bookplate to verso of front fly & name neatly applied to "This Book belongs To" ; A very nice copy in its original (restored) box. Bought by a collector in the forties & carefully stored since. ; Small folio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Virginia Book Shop, Inc., ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Great Gatsby

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1925. Octavo. Original dark green cloth, titles to spine gilt and to front board in blind, top edge trimmed, others uncut. Just a touch of bumping to ends of spine, spine very gently rolled. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing, first state of the text. The copy is the correct first printing, 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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        The Works

      London, The Globe Publishing Co. Ltd., 1925. 14 volumes, octavo. Original half burgundy morocco, titles to spines gilt, Star of David motif to spines gilt, crimson cloth boards, burgundy endpapers, top edges gilt. Colour frontispiece in each volume. Minor spotting to first few leaves and edges on each volume, minor marks on bindings of a couple of volumes, a very good, attractive set. Edition de Luxe, limited edition of 1000 copies, of which this is number 987. Signed by the author on volume 1.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Lehrbuch der Strahlentherapie. 5 Bände (komplett).,

      Berlin, Wien : Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1925 - 1929. - XV, 1157; XII, 702; XV, 884; XVI, 1-765; XII, 766-1393 S., mit zahlr. teils farbigen Abbildungen. Guter Zustand. Bibliotheks-Exemplare mit Stempel und Signaturaufkleber. Band 1: Gelenke schadhaft, Buchrücken mit Einrissen. Band 1: Die wissenschaftlichen Grundlagen der Strahlentherapie. 2. Die Strahlentherapie in der Chirurgie (Hg. R. Werner). 3. Die Strahlentherapie in der inneren Medizin (Hg. Gudzent, Holthusen). 4. Die Strahlentherapie in der Gynäkologie, 1. Teil (Hg. Gauß). 5. Die Strahlentherapie in der Gynäkologie, 2. Teil (Hg. Gauß). Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 9500 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gleim]
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        Kingdom of the Pearl, The

      1925. One of 100 Copies Signed by Edmund DulacIn the Original Printed Dust Jacket[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. ROSENTHAL, Léonard. The Kingdom of the Pearl. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac. New York: Brentano's [n.d., 1925].American deluxe limited edition (first published with Dulac illustrations in French in 1920 with title: Au Royaume de la Perle). One of 100 copies numbered and signed by the artist (this copy being No. 48), out of a total edition of 775 copies ?"for sale in the United States of America?"). Large quarto (11 15/16 x 9 5/8 inches; 303 x 243 mm.). [12], 150, [1], [1, printer?'s imprint] pp. Ten mounted color plates, with descriptive tissue guards.Original quarter vellum over cream paper boards. Front cover and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Decorative endpapers. A fine copy in the original printed dust jacket. From the renowned collection of Estelle Doheny, with her neat leather book-plate on front paste-down.?"Au Royaume de la Perle was first published in Paris (by Payot) in 1919 without benefit of the Dulac illustrations which the author Mr. Rosenthal so eagerly sought. But when, in 1920, Dulac found time to produce 10 pictures, Mr. Rosenthal not only purchased the water colours, but had another publisher, Piazza of Paris, publish a 1,500-copy new edition of his ?'Perle?' book with the Dulac illustrations. Also Dulac reveals in a reply to a Mr. Carroll of Massachusetts who hoped to buy one of the ?'Pearl?' illustrations that Mr. Rosenthal also purchased the copyright to the 10 pictures. However Mr. Rosenthal did allow his book with Dulac pictures and in English translation to be published in England by The Nisbet Publishing House…The English edition, although praised by The Times Literary critic as Dulac ?'at his best?' and ?'fantastically Persian,?' was not a commercial success. In order to make use of the 775 sheets remaining from 1,550 printed for the English edition, arrangements were made in 1925 to market an edition through Brentano?'s, booksellers in New York…The ?'Pearl?' pictures indeed display a ripening of a Dulac style first seen in Sindbad the Sailor, employed in some of his Fairy Book pictures and developed fully in The Tanglewood Tales. It is a Persian miniature style, but made quite his own…His plates, truly genius, do much to bring a fanciful touch to the otherwise stark exposition of a treatise on pearls?" (Hughey).Hughey 54d.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Dracula

      William Rider & Sons, 1925-01-01. Fifteenth Edition. Hardcover. Good. London: William Rider and Son Limited, 1927. Stated 16th Edition. Green cloth with black lettering on spine. Good in Good+ dust jacket. Spine sunned, back cover discolored as well. Name on paste down. Edges dust-soiled. Jacket chipped at head, a bit rubbed and soiled with some edge wear. A British, early 20th Century edition of the horror classic in its uncommon jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Ulysses

      Shakespeare and Co., Paris 1925 - The August 1925 stated 6th printing of "Ulysses", representing still a very early edition resulting from the legendary coupling of bookseller/makeshift publisher (Sylvia Beach) and author (James Joyce). This copy has been handsomely re-bound in half-leather by J. MacDonald of Norwalk, Connecticut and bears the binder's stamp at the verso of the half-title. A solid, VG copy in its half-morocco over marbled boards. Light rubbing to the panels, pronounced rubbing andf flaking at the leather spine labels. Small, discreet former owner name plate to the front pastedown and smaill ink signature at the half-title. A bit of spotting at the lower-edge and very light soiling to the preliminaries. Still though, tight and quite well-preserved. Thick quarto, 736 pgs. Also includes handsome custom-made slipcase (with leather spine label) and matching chemise. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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