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        British Government in India. The Story of the Viceroys and Government Houses. 2 Volumes. De-luxe Large Paper Limited Edition.

      Cassell & Co, London 1925 - 2 VOLUMES. Large paper limited de luxe edition, No 37 of 500, in publisher's half leather. Vol 1: photo litho frontispiece portrait with guard, 2 folding plans, 50 plates of illustrations, xix.259pp; Vol II: photo litho portrait frontispiece, 35 other plates of illustration, x.268pp. All illustrations complete as called for. Original publisher's half blue leather gilt with blue cloth boards gilt blocked with the title and the royal arms, some shelf wear and minor rubbing to extremities but a very sound and attractive set of the scarce de-luxe edition, top edges gilt, remaining edges untrimmed, internally clean, one pencil note in a margin, old ownership signature to each front free endpaper " Ian H Macdonald, Edinburgh 1948", no other ownership marks. An excellent set of Curzon's last book. He died before finishing the proof reading and indexing of the second half of volume II but in his usual meticulous way had left instructions for Sir William Foster to carry the work to print. A very heavy set (4.7 kg) which will require extra postage if being sent overseas. Size: Large Quarto [322 x 280mm] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BATES AND HINDMARCH]
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        LES ARTS DE LA MAISON. 13ème année. num. 9 & 10. Automne & Hiver MCMXXV. Choix des Oeuvres les plus expressives de la décoration contemporaine publié sous la direction de Christian Zervos.

      Éditions Albert Morancé, Paris 1925 - 1ª ed. 22.7x27. 3h. 20pp. 3h. 20 láminas. 3h. pp. 21-36. 3h. 20 láminas. En rama, en una carpeta editorial de holandesa tela, con cintas. Textos 'Les originesd de l'Art décoratif contemporain' (en 2 partes, completo) y 'La leçon de l'Exposition des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels de 1925', por Zervos. Las láminas muestras diseños de Le Courbusier, Jeanneret, Pierre Chareau, Théodore Haviland, Mallet-Stevens, Sybold van Ravesteyn, etc. etc. Zervos fundó esta revista esencial del art deco en 1923, y le editó durante 4 años antes de pasar a fundar Cahiers d'Art en 1926. Algunas huellas de óxido, principalmente en las hojas de texto. Completo. Raro. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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        Russkij Revoljuzionnyj Plakat [Das Russische Revolutionsplakat].

      Moskau, Erster Staatlicher Verlag, 1925 - 4°, 192 S, mehr als 50 farbig lithographierten Abb, zahlreiche s/w-Abb., Kart., Berieben. Buchblock an einer Kante etwas gestaucht, insgesamt sehr schönes Exemplar. Text russ. Sehr seltene Erstausgabe die in kleiner Auflage erschienen ist. Umfangreiches Werk über die verschiedenen Aspekten der sowjetischen Plakatkunst.Die farb. Plakate vor allem von D. Moor u. V. Deni. Ausserdem von: Apsit, W. Fidmann, M. Tcheremnich, V. Majakowsky, I. Maljutin, Levin, W. Spassky, I Simakoff, A. Radakoff, N. Kotshegum, V. Lebedieff, D. Melnikoff etc. 1800 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Plakat - Mürren Bergbahn - Berner Oberland. Lithographie.

      Meilen, Vontobel, 1925 - 101 x 63 cm, Zustand B (Kleine Eckfehlstellen, ein Einriss) 1000 gr.

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      Harpers and Brothers, N.Y. 1925 - A very good plus hardcover copy in a very good plus dustjacket/brodart covered, First Edition. SIGNED BY ZANE GREY IN HIS STANDARD PURPLE INK. Stated first edition with correct code I-Z. Light shelf rubbing to bottom edges. No bumped corners. Jacket has small chips to all four corner folds. Small pieces missing to top and bottom of dustjacket spine. A closed one inch tear to rear panel, top edge. Otherwise, a very decent copy. = We ship all books with Delivery Confirmation. = WE have been selling Used Books for over 32 years. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Autobiography of a Crook

      New York, Lincoln MacVeagh, The Dial Press, , 1925. From Material supplied by Netley Lucas. Octavo, original terracotta quarter cloth on patterned boards, title gilt to the spine, brown top-stain. In the dust jacket. Very light toning, else an excellent copy in the extremely uncommon typographical jacket. First US edition, from the UK sheets with a cancel title, issued in the Dial's Rogue's Library series. Ghosted autobiography of the fraudster and conman Netley Lucas. Lucas was expelled from school at 14 for stealing and forging his housemaster's signature; imprisoned in Brixton at 17 for obtaining money under false pretences; in the early 20s he cut a swathe of fraud across southern England in the guise of Capt. Lucas R. N. and the Hon. Netley Lucas; and in 1928 achieved notoriety on the other side of the Atlantic as the consort of 'Chicago May' Churchill. Lucas made a tidy living publishing articles, many of them directly plagiarized, on crime and low-life in a wide-range of periodicals, and for a few years caused a sensation with his pseudonymously published, and largely plagiarized "authorized" lives of Queen Mary, the Prince of Wales, and the Pope. He was finally caught out having sold the rights to a copied life of George V to Macmillan, and was sentenced to 18 months hard labour. He died, aged 37, in 1940. A superb copy of this "Stirring human document … Villainy, sentimentalism, pluck, dishonor, all mixed together" (jacket blurb).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Tales of Hearsay

      T Fisher Unwin, London 1925 - A very good copy, white jacket, gold on green cloth, digital photos available. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ballinilara investments]
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      Pour Le Compte de L'Auteur, P, 1925 - Grand In 8° broché, 23 pointes sèches de Lobel Riche dont 8 à pleine page. Tirage à 310 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 160 exemplaires sur Vélin d'Arches. Etui abîmé sinon bel exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi et d'un dessin original signé en sanguine de Lobel-Riche. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        Tales of Hearsay. With a preface by R. B. Cunninghame Graham

      London: T. Fisher Unwin Ltd.,, 1925. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and cover gilt, dust jacket. Small closed tears and chips to dust jacket, minimal loss, an excellent copy. First edition. A posthumous collection of four stories.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Tale of Mr. Tootleoo, The [and] Tootleoo Two

      London: The Nonesuch Press, [1925]. - Inscribed By The Author and ArtistIn The Scarce Dust JacketDARWIN, Bernard and Elinor Darwin. The Tale of Mr. Tootleoo. London: The Nonesuch Press, n.d. [Dec. 1925]. First edition, first impression, inscribed upon publication on the front blank by the authors "With love from / Eily and Bernard. / Xmas 1925". Small oblong quarto. [92] pages. Vignette title-page and twenty-two full page color lithographed plates by Elinor Darwin. Publisher's original tan pictorial paper boards with red medallion. In the scarce original light green dust jacket with circular aperture for the medallion.[together with] DARWIN, Bernard and Elinor Darwin. Tootleoo Two. London: The Nonesuch Press, n.d. [Oct. 1927]. First edition. Small oblong quarto. Twenty full page color lithographed plates by Elinor Darwin. Publisher's original pictorial paper boards. A near fine copy."Children's books are normally weary, stale, flat and profitable, it would appear in proportion to their flatness and staleness. Mr. tootleoo. is on the contrary very much 'in the round' and as fresh and brisk as a child (or a grownup reader to a child) could desire. Its tale is excellent, its verse simple and witty, and its pictures - two dozen full-pages printed in four colours - are delicious. Mr/ Tootleoo will sell as many thousands as Nonesuch limited editions sell hundreds" (Nonesuch prospectus, Christmas 1925)."The first of the 'Tootleoo" books, suggested to FM [Frances Meynell] by Geoffrey Keynes. Bernard Darwin (1876-1961), son of Francis Darwin FRS, was called to the Bar, but became best known to most people a a lively and persuasive golf correspondent to Country Life and to The Times for 39 years. Elinor (or Elly) Darwin his wife had trained at the Slade." (Dreyfus, p. 190-191).The sequel to the successful Tale of Mr. Tootleoo. "Children's books are normally weary, stale, flat and profitable, it would appear in proportion to their flatness and staleness. Mr. on the contrary very much 'in the round' and as fresh and brisk as a child (or a grownup reader to a child) could desire. Its tale is excellent, its verse simple and witty, and its pictures - two dozen full-pages printed in four colours - are delicious. Mr/ Tootleoo will sell as many thousands as Nonesuch limited editions sell hundreds" (Nonesuch prospectus, Christmas 1925)."The first of the 'Tootleoo" books [was] suggested to FM [Frances Meynell] by Geoffrey Keynes. Bernard Darwin (1876-1961), son of Francis Darwin FRS, was called to the Bar, but became best known to most people a a lively and persuasive golf correspondent to Country Life and to The Times for 39 years.Elinor (or Elly) Darwin his wife had trained at the Slade." (Dreyfus, p. 190-191).Dreyfus 27 & 45.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Golf Courses Of Great Britain

      Jonathan Cape 1925 - Darwin casts his eye over Britain's leading courses fifteen years on from his original survey, published in 1910 as "The Golf Courses of the British Isles". This edition omits the courses of Ireland. Second edition. 8vo. 287pp. Colour Frontispiece, 31 colour plates (from watercolours by Harry Rountree) Original green cloth, sl soiled, spine darkened. Contents fresh and clean. A good copy.  [D&M, 14430]

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        The Golf Courses of Great Britain

      Jonathan Cape, London 1925 - A bright copy. Coloured frontispiece and 31 other colour plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Beach Hut Books]
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        Werke. Herausgegeben von Richard Müller-Freienfels.

      Volksverband der Bücherfreunde Wegweiser-Verlag, Berlin ohne Jahr (um 1925). - 40 Teile in 20 Bänden. Dekorative Reihe, mit den Ganzledereinbänden selten. Original-Leder mit Rückenvergoldung, goldenen Deckelvignetten und Kopfgoldschnitt. Buchblock von Band 15/16 (Jugenddramen) verzogen, Rücken schief und mit Knickspur. Ansonsten sehr gut erhalten, Vorsätze teils ein wenig gebräunt und teils mit kleinen braunen Flecken von entfernten Klebestreifen, die wohl einst private Schutzumschlage hielten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Roland Goegler]
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        Die Marquesaner und ihre Kunst. Primitive Sudseeornamentik. I: Tatauierung [with] II: Plastik [with] III: Die Sammlungen (The art of the Marquesas Islands)

      Dietrich Reimer / Ernst Vohsen 1925-1928 (reprint), Berlin - Three volumes, complete. A high-quality, unabridged facsimile reprint edition of the monumental work on the art of the Marquesas Islands. Hundreds of pages, thousands of photographs. Two volumes large 4to plus one volume large oblong folio. Publisher's illustrated boards. FINE AND BRIGHT, WITH NO DEFECTS. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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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

      Robert Holden and Co., London 1925 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        LA MODA FEMENINA A TRAVÉS LOS TIEMPOS. Todo lo que concierne la toilette femenina desde los tiempos mas remotos hasta nuestros días. Vestidos y patrones, tejidos, sombreros, peinados, joyas, calzado, peines, etc.

      Ed. d'Art des Suc. d'Albert Godde. París, s.a. (c. 1925 - ). 39,5 cm. Porfolio de 2 h. y 54 lám. con grabados dibujados por el autor bellamente coloreados. En rama, presentado en carpeta. * Traducción al español de esta rara publicación sobre historia del traje, des de los egipcios hasta finales del siglo XIX. Se hizo un tirada limitada de ejemplares (Colas 2583. Hiler, H. & M., pág. 761). Junto a esta obra presentamos un número, también en edición española, d' Art -Gout - Beauté, una lujosa revista de moda dirigida por Rouit, que presenta una hoja con creaciones de Doeuillet, Philippe et Gaston y Martial et Armand, dibujados por D. P. Dumas-Boudreau, coloreados con la técnica del pochoir. En total este número que presentamos contiene 5 hojas. moda Roba, moda, joies i teixits Libros modernos a partir de 1830 español

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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        Carry On, Jeeves

      Herbert Jenkins, London 1925 - In original bright apple green cloth with lettering and illustration black. The dust jacket married to this volume is from 1949, based on previous titles listed. The price on the jacket is 5'. There is some moderate foxing to the half-title and then only some minor scattered spots along the fore-edge and occasionally along the page edges. Still, a very nice and solid copy of a very early Wodehouse title. McIlvaine A34A, Ahearn, 036A. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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        History of the Family of Mostyn of Mostyn

      London: Harrison & Sons, 1925 In brown cloth, lightly bumped and worn at edges and corners, nice bright gilt coat of arms to top center. Spine has title and tooling in gilt, edges bumped. Internally, has the original invoice tipped onto fpd, along with some loose related papers, signed by Mostyn as being one of 154 limited copies to front, (xiv), [2], 208 pp, 15 pls, printed by Harrison and Sons, Ltd, 44-47 St Martins Lane, London, text block edges uncut, ink notes to ep. Very difficult to find a copy nowadays!Mostyn family were one of the leading gentry families in north Wales. The Mostyn estate was the result of a series of marriages in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries which brought together what the Welsh poet–genealogists of the sixteenth century described as the Five Courts: Pengwern near Llangollen in Denbighshire, Mostyn in Flintshire, Gloddaith in Caernarvonshire, and Trecastell and Tregarnedd in Anglesey. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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      Wien. . Linolschnitte von Norbertine Breßlern-Roth. Mit begleitendem Text von Alphons Poller. - Wien : Eckart-Verl., [ca. 1925]. - [16] Bl. 24,5 x 17,5 cm. Brauner OPappband mit mont. farb. Deckelbild. - (Eckart-Kunstbücher) - 9 farb. Tafeln und 7 farb. Abbildungen im Text nach Linolschnitten von Breßlern-Roth. /Einband leicht verblichen, innen die Tafeln etwas gebräunt, nur stellenweise schwach fleckig, Klammerheftung rostig/ - Seltene Monographie über die bedeutenden Tierdarstellungen der österreichischen Malerin und Graphikerin (1891 - 1971, Graz).

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        The Gentleman's New Pocket Farrier, Comprising a General Description of the Noble and Useful Animal The Horse; .,

      Peter Cotton, Richmond 1925 - The third edition, enlarged and improved. 12mo. vii,(8)-228pp. Contemporary full calf. Illustrated. Lacks front free endpaper and lettering label; spine and head of spine worn; dampstain on the upper third of the first half of the text block, but a presentable copy of a scarce book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        XILOGRAFIA. Pubblicazione Mensile di Xilografie Originali. Anno II - Numero non indicato.:

      Francesco Nonni,, Faenza 1925 - (Codice BN2952) Periodico mensile in 4° pubblicato dal 1924 al 1926 con tiratura di 300 copie ogni numero. Ogni fascicolo contiene 10 xilografie originali in nero e a colori su altrettante tavole in carta forte, mm. 305x235. In questo numero: G.Rondini "La religiosa" - G.Talamone "Palazzo Ducale" e "Nel chiostro" - R.Branca "Costume sardo" - Bruno da Osimo "La rocca di Bolignano" - A.Zoboli "Sul Ponte Vecchio" - M.Davini "Bagnante" - A.Morini "Porta Montanara (Faenza)" - U.Ortona "Luce e ombre" - A.Ferraro "Carciato (Trentino)". Copertina mancante ma interno in ottimo stato. Euro 1680 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        Adolf Hitlers Reden. Mit seinem Bild.

      - Deutscher Volksverlag, Dr. E. Boepple, München 1925. 8:o. 159,(1) pp. Publisher`s printed wrappers. Sewn as issued. Spine sunned and with some wear. 22 x 15,5 cm.[#\104956] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria Bok & Bildantikvariat AB]
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      Paris: Librairie Stock, 1925. First ed. Man Ray. Folio, (22) leaves printed rectos only, with photogravure frontispiece by Man Ray. Loose as issued in printed wrappers. The frontispiece has left a transfer on the colophon leaf as usual. A fine, unopened copy. Housed in a newly made chemise of paper over boards with a morocco spine, titled in silver ink, housed in a matching paper over boards slipcase. Of a total edition of 300 copies, this is number 47 of 25 copies printed on Hollande Van Gelder. For Cocteau, the Angel Heurtebise was both his guardian and a demon; written during a feverish period of seven days, this is one of his best known poems "...Your beauty, angel of white lead, Caught in a photograph by an Explosion of magnesium." (from an English translation) Jean Cocteau collaborated on many photographically illustrated editions, this was the first. This photogravure from a Rayogram is one of Man Ray's most subtle and beautiful. Additionally, this copy is SIGNED by Cocteau with his customary five point star and the following, "Viens au ralenti folle etoile" (slow down crazy star).

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        Building Plans for a Building for Mr. A. Aronson, 1529 Custer Avenue.

      San Francisco: Ashley & Evers, Architects, February - May 1925. - Black lines. Sheet size 13.5" x 22.5". 46 sheets. 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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        Boris Schatz. His Life and Work. Monography. Part 1.

      Jerusalem: B'ne Bezalel 1925 - Small folio. Full brown roan with inset bronze plaque. sine defective. 40 gravure pales with tissue guards and descriptive text. Text in English and Hebrew. Signed . Boris Schatz (Kaunas, Lithuania, 1867-Denver, Colorado, USA, 1932) was a Lithuanian artist and sculptor, who founded what is now known as the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Roar of the Crowd: The True Tale of the Rise and Fall of a Champion

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1925. First. First edition. Front hinge neatly restored, else fine in very good or better dustwrapper with modest chips at the spine end, and a short split at the front flap fold. Inscribed by the author and boxing champion: "To my friend Dennis J. Crown with best regards, Sincerely Jas. J. Corbett. May 5/29." We've had the book signed, and we've had it in jacket, but never both, and very scarce thus. .

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        Der Weltkrieg 1914 bis 1918. Bearbeitet im Reichsarchiv. Band I - XII. - "Das deutsche Feldeisenbahnwesen. Band I. Die Eisenbahnen zu Kriegsbeginn." - "Kriegsrüstung und Kriegswirtschaft. Erster Band. Die militärische, wirtschaftliche und finanzielle Rüstung Deutschlands." - "Kriegsrüstung und Kriegswirtschaft. Anlagen zum erten Band."

      Mittler & Sohn, 1925 - 1939;, Berlin, - 15 vol. 250 x 180 mm., Band I : "Die Grenzschlachten im Westen. Mit vielen Skizzen im Text und zwölf Karten." XVI, 720 Seiten, 7 gr. Faltkarten, Bd. II : "Die Befreiung Ostpreußens." XIV, 390 S., 14 Faltkarten, Bd. III : "Der Marne-Feldzug. Von der Sambre zur Marne." 427 S., 7 Faltkarten, 11 Skizzen auf 4 Faltblättern, Bd. IV : "Der Marne-Feldzug. Die Schlacht." 576 S., 10 Faltkarten, 6 Skizzen auf 2 Faltblättern, Bd. V : "Der Herbst-Feldzug 1914. Im Westen bis zum Stellungskrieg. Im Osten bis zum Rückzug." 643 S., 18 Karten auf 17 Faltblättern , Skizzen 3-14 (Blatt Skizzen 1, 2 fehlt), Bd. VI : "Der Hebst-Feldzug 1914. Der Abschlußder Operationen im Westen und Osten." 500 S., 15 Faltblätter mit 21 Karten und Skizzen, , Bd. VII : "Die Operationen des Jahres 1915. Die Ereignisse im Winter und Frühjahr." XIV, 493 S., 18 Faltkarten, 22 Skizzen auf 11 Tafeln (doppelseitig bedruckte Blätter), Bd. VIII : "Die Operationen des Jahres 1915. Die Ereignisse im Westen im Frühjahr und Sommer, im Osten vom Frühjahr bis zum Jahresschluß." XIV, 666 S., 7 Faltkarten, 32 Skizzen auf Tafeln (Blättern), Bd. IX : "Die Operationen des Jahres 1915. Die Ereignisse im Westen und auf dem Balkan vom Sommer bis zum Jahresschluß." XIV, 519 S., 5 Faltkarten, 29 Skizzen, 6 Anlagen, Bd. X : "Die Operationen des Jahres 1916 bis zum Wechsel in der Obersten Heeresleitung." XVI, 706 S., 8 Faltkarten, 37 Skizzen ,4 Anlagen, Bd. XI : "Die Kriegsführung im Herbst 1916 und im Winter 1916/17. Vom Wechsel in der Obersten Heeresleitung bis zum Entschluß zum Rückzug in die Siegfried-Stellung." XVI, 545 S., 8 Anlagen, 7 Faltkarten, 20 Faltblätter mit 28 Skizzen, Bd. XII : "Die Kriegsführung im Frühjahr 1917." XVI, 606 S., 31 Beilagen (Faltkarten, Faltskizzen und Anlagen). " Das deutsche Feldeisenbahnwesen. Erster Band. Die Eisenbahnen zu Kriegsbeginn." XIV, 247 S., XII Tafeln (SW-Fotos, 6 Faltkarten, 8 Faltblätter. "Kriegsrüstung und Kriegswirtschaft. Erster Band. Die militärische, wirtschaftliche und finanzielle Rüstung Deutschlands von der Reichsgründung bis zum Ausbruch des Weltkrieges." XII, 496 S. "Kriegsrüstung und Kriegswirtschaft . Anlagen zum ersten Band." (6) ff., 534 S., 1 Faltblatt mit 18 Tabellen. Ex-libris manuscrit sur qqs. pages de gardes. Band I : trace de mouillure sur plats et premiers feuillets (120 x 50 mm.) (Flecken auf Ausseneinband und ersten Blättern), coiffes usées, dos insolé (Rücken oben und unten angestoßen, ausgeblichen), Band II - III : reliure en très mauvais état, intérieur en bon état, (Einband in sehr schlechtem Zustand, innen gut erhalten), les autres volumes sont en bon état (die anderen Bände sind in gutem Zustand), quelques piqûres de rousseurs sur pages de garde et rabats, tranches extérieures salies, prévoir frais d'envoi en rapport avec le poids total (zusätzliche Portokosten aufgrund des Gewichts), photos supplémentaires sur demande (zusätzliche Fotos auf Anfrage). Ouvrage en allemand et en fraktur.

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        Calligrammes Poèmes de la paix et de la guerre 1913 - 1916

      Paris, Nouvelle Revue Française 1925 - Livre épuisé 22 x 17 cm, broché, couv. imprimée, 228 pp. Condition : Deuxième édition (après celle parue au Mercure de France en 1918). L'un des 109 exemplaires de luxe in-4 Tellière imprimés sur papier vergé pur fil Lafuma-Navarre. Portrait de l'auteur par Pablo Picasso. Parfait état. 450g. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Knave of Hearts by Louise Sanders

      NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. black cloth, pictorial paper front cover in colors. Fine/No Dust Jacket. Parrish, Maxfield. 47 pages. Folio, 35 x 29 cm. Susan Meyer, AMERICA'S GREAT ILLUSTRATORS p.120, notes, "Only a mind rich in fantasy could have produced the unforgettable creatures populating his many children's books: The Reluctant Dragon in "Dream Days," Humpty Dumpty in "Mother Goose in Prose," Prince Agib and Sinbad in "The Arabian Nights," Pompdebile in "The Knave of Hearts."......His characterizations, combined with his strong sense of design, made him the most popular advertising and cover design artist of his time." Brilliant copy with no faults.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Vom morgenländischen Floh. Dichtung und Wahrheit über den Floh bei Hebräern, Syriern, Arabern, Abessiniern und Türken. Mit 13 Orig.-Radierungen (inkl. Titel) von M. Behmer.

      Leipzig, Insel 1925.. 8°. OHalbpergament mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und montiertem kleinen Deckeltitel sowie Kopfgoldschnitt. 68 (+1) Seiten. Hinterer fliegender Vorsatz mit Knickspuren und etw. lichtrandig. Einbd. tlw. leicht verblichen. Gutes Exemplar.. Sarkowski 1037. - Halbey 9. - Schauer II, 45. - Vom Jugendstil zum Bauhaus 47. - Vorliegend Nr. 238 von 300 num. Exemplaren (GA 330). - Druck der Radierungen in Sepia auf chamoisfarb. Bütten bei O. von Holten, Berlin. - "Ebenso ironische wie amüsante Radierungen voller Lokalkolorit" (J. Lammers). - Marcus Behmer 1879 Weimar - 1958 München. #LitVit

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      MacMillan, New York 1925 - Yeats, William Butler. EARLY POEMS AND STORIES. Signed. New York: Macmillan, 1925. First US trade Edition. Publisher's blind embossed green cloth, gilt. 8vo., 528pp. Neatly signed by Yeats in dark blue fountain pen on the title page. The previous owner has inked information about the signing around the Yeats' signature. A very good bright copy lacking the uncommon dustwrapper, treated to modest expert archical restoration at the head & heel of the spine, endpapers expertly replaced. This is now a handsome ExLibrary copy with library stamp to the bottom of the title page. Housed in a custom TBCL embossed cloth slipcase in fine condition. Very uncommon. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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      McClelland And Stewart, Toronto 1925 - From TBCL's Children's Bookcase. First Canadian Edition of Milne's wonderful children's verses from, When We Were Very Young, set to music by H. Fraser-Simson accompanied by E. H. Shepard's enchanting drawings. A near fine copy (small discreet bookseller's stamp to the front free endpaper), in 1/4 green cloth over green patterned boards, (gentle bump to the top edge of the front and rear board), green titles and decorations in a near fine illustrated dustwrapper with some light use. 4to. 34 pp. Lovely Copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        LETTERS FROM A GLOBETROTTER -- Written for Members of the Round-the-World Society: A collection of stencilled letters, mailed by the author, with original postage stamps.

      NY: Round-the-World Society, 1925. First Edition. Leatherette. Very Good. Approx 170pp; frontispiece and one other sketch by the author, foldout map, 11 b&w plates from photographs; 68 original foreign-postage stamps affixed to letters with integral address panels. Contains 43 letters from the Arctic, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, etc. Raymond's letters are rich in anecdotes, conversation dialog, and local color. The first 12 letters are all datelined in the Arctic, and were saved for mailing from Belgium later. Next are eight letters from Germany, France, and Monaco. Then, 20 letters mailed from North Africa; and finally, three from Spain. Each of the 43 letters comprises three stenciled pages and the address panel. All of the letters are addressed to Andrew P. Howarth, Oxford, Mass., USA. Each had been folded for mailing, then opened by the subscriber and put into this post-and-screw binding of black leatherette over flexible boards. A picture and title on the cover are either stamped in blind or worn-away gilt; covers are dusted inside and out, text is mostly clean. 9" x 6.25 Raymond created the Round-the-World Society and attracted subscribers to whom he would send his globetrotting letters. Beginning with the 12 Arctic letters, EDR records his travels by ship to Spitzbergen, with descriptions of the North Cape, Barents Sea, Greenland Sea, Bear Island, VanPost glacier, Amundsen Memorial at King's Bay, through Virgo Bay, and his finding the "remains of [Swedish aviator] Andree's Balloon Expedition," including gas tanks, ropes, personal belongings, etc., all of which he "leaves...undisturbed as I found them" on the shore of Virgo Bay. One letter, titled "A Great Experiment in the Arctic," describes attempts by Westerners to exploit the mineral wealth of Spitzbergen, even though "Eskimos in Greenland and Lapps in Finland...are inefficient laborers...[so] a new race of white men able to inhabit this polar archipelago" is needed to work the mines. He describes coal mining at Longyear City, where "nearly all the miners are single" and only 20 women are there, one of whom gives birth to "the first member of a possible new race: the White Arctics." ~~ The 20 letters from North Africa begin with EDR's arrival in Tunis after a stormy voyage; the ruins of Carthage; vignettes of local Muslim life in the Old Quarter; a 26-hour train trip to Algiers; visits to the Kasbah and feasts with a sheik; "Monkey Land" (Ruisseau de Signes); falcon-hunting on horseback with a sheik; &c. Leaving Algiers, Raymond travels the 2,000 miles to Morocco in a "large touring car" ; visits Oudjda, Fez, and the domain of Abd-el-Krim; the Riffs demand a ransom from the Christian who has defiled a saint's tomb by getting near to it; dinner at a campfire ends in a hail of bullets as a "band of Riffians" swarms uphill; &c. The letters from Belgium, Germany, France and Spain have interesting content as well. ~~ [WorldCat locates only the SUNY-Buffalo holding of this title.]

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      Societe Royale De Geographie D'Egypte, Le Caire 1925 - folio. half leather, marbled paper-covered boards, top edge stained green, original paper wrappers bound-in. (vi),175 pages with 19 plates; (viii),144+(4) pages with 19 plates; (viii),viii,130 pages with 3 plates. 3 volumes in one. Written in French. A history of medieval cartography and the exploration of Africa and Egypt, published by the Royal Geographical Society of Egypt. Volume one is subtitled "L'Interieur Du Continent." Volume two is subtitled "Le Périple Du Continent." Volume three is subtitled "Un Explorateur Français Du Niger; Les Débuts De Christophe Colomb." The spine is rubbed with some loss of leather to the head and tail. The leather is slightly detached at the head. Wear to the edges and corners. The boards are somewhat worn and slightly faded. Wrappers tanned. half leather, marbled paper-covered boards, top edge stained green, original paper wrappers bound-in [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Distinguished Air

      Paris, Contact Editions at the Three Mountains Press,, 1925. (Grim Fairy Tales.) Small octavo. Original green quarter morocco, marbled paper boards, titles to spine gilt, orange endpapers. A few spots to the margins, tips a little rubbed but an excellent copy. First Edition, First Printing. One of 115 numbered copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Mother's Recompense.

      D. Appleton and Company, London, New York, 1925 - Octavo. Original burgundy cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt. Pages a little used, one or two gutters a little weak, lower hinge cracked, cloth rather marked with a couple of stains, spine dull and with two nibbles at the lower joint. Sound. First Edition, First Printing, English Issue. With the author's presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "R. N. from E. W. May 4 1925". And with the recipient Robert Douglas Norton's armorial bookplate to the front pastedown. Norton was an intimate of Wharton's whom he probably met through Henry James. When James died Norton took over his residence in Rye, and it was to Lamb House Wharton returned for her annual trip to Britain. Wharton presentations are uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Hagadah schel Pessach von Juilian Liebermann

      J. Liebermann und Gonzer & Lewin, publisher; Rudolf Graetz, printer., Berlin, Germany 1925 - Original binding, detached. Pages loose and wine-stained. There is an additional title page in German on the verso of the Hebrew language title page. But the text of the hagada itself in Hebrew only. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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      Boston: Small, Maynard & Company. (1925). First. First edition. Fine in attractive, very near fine dustwrapper (with art by Harold Cue), with a couple of tiny nicks. Powell's rare first novel, a blatantly autobiographical novel about a small town girl in her twenties from the Midwest aspiring to become a writer in New York, haunting Greenwich Village, drinking in speakeasies, finding romance and success, and finally tarted up at the conclusion with an uncharacteristic and unbelievable happy ending. According to biographer Tim Page: "Powell disavowed the book almost immediately, well before her second novel, She Walks in Beauty, was promoted as her debut in 1928. Thereafter, she refused even to acknowledge Whither in her biography or in lists of her publications...she...was quite put out when her young friend Hannah Green found a copy in a secondhand bookstore in the early 1960s." Powell was a satirical, proto-feminist novelist who has recently been rediscovered. Gore Vidal, whose critical essay helped restore her fame, called her a better satirist than Twain and said that she was "our best comic novelist." Although Ernest Hemingway once told her she was his "favorite living novelist", she was not averse to poking fun at Hemingway himself, which she did in her novel, The Wicked Pavilion. Novelist Lisa Zeidner, in a review of the recent biography of Powell in The New York Times Book Review, said that "she is wittier than Dorothy Parker, dissects the rich better than F. Scott Fitzgerald, is more plaintive than Willa Cather in her evocation of the heartland and has a more supple control of satirical voice than Evelyn Waugh, the writer to whom she's most often compared." Powell was an archetypal free spirit, living much of her life in Greenwich Village, taking -- and flaunting -- lovers frequently although she was married, and mercilessly skewering the postures and foibles of an array of New York types, from the bohemian artists to the wealthy tycoons. Reportedly Powell went out of her way to purchase and destroy copies, which may be why this is only the second jacketed copy we have seen. A true rarity, the spurned first novel of an iconic New York writer, in the pretty much impossible jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Chinese Sculpture from the Fifth to the Fourteenth Century

      London, England: Ernest Benn Limited, 1925. Full title: Chinese Sculpture from the Fifth to the Fourteenth Century, over 900 specimens in stone, bronze, lacquer and wood, principally from northern China. With descriptions and an introductory essay by Osvald Sirén. Complete in four volumes. Vol. I, Text; Vol. II, Plates 1-205; Vol. III, Plates 206-421; Vol. IV, Plates 422-623. Please note that Vols. I, III and IV are published by Ernest Benn, London, 1925, whereas Vol II is published by Charles Scribner's Sons, NY, 1925. The bindings are identical although the Scribner's volume states "Scribners" at the tail of the spine rather than "Benn." Author's preface dated New Year 1925. Printed in Great Britain by the Mayflower Press, Plymouth, except that the collotype plates were printed in France under the direction of Ernest Benn Ltd.'s continental department. Bound in Great Britain by William Brendon & Son. Contemporary cocoa brown buckram bindings, with crisp gilt-stamped sculpture design to the front boards and with faded gilt-stamped lettering to the spines. The bindings are generally clean but scuffed and rubbed, especially along the edges. Moderately bumped spine heads and tails, with minor to moderate abrasion. Also with minor to moderate bumping/abrasion to the corners. Vol. II with a 2 inch fabric split at the very top of the front gutter. Vol. IV with three 2 inch horizontal shallow gouges to the front board, not tearing the buckram; a cosmetic issue only. All text blocks firmly bound in. Tidewater mark at the bottom edge of Vol. II and at the top and bottom edges of Vol. III. Small folio. 12.5 x 9 inches. Vol. I with cli and 168 numbered pages. Vol. II with a separate page for each of 205 plates. Also separate pages for each of the plates in Vols. III and IV. All plates in B&W on heavy stock. Mild foxing to the preliminaries of Vol. I. Vol. II with very small red seal of bookseller to the rear pastedown. Vol. IV with "LYONS" in small ink hand to the front pastedown and small red "chop mark" to the front FEP. Else a generally clean set of four volumes. Respectfully read. A Very Good Minus set. Scarce in any condition. A set of this same edition went for a final auction price of $40,000 (hammer price plus commission) on 13 Sep. 2012 at Christie's NY. That set was known to be from the personal library of C. T. Loo. Sirén later referred to this work as, "my well known repertory Chinese Sculpture from the Fifth to the Fourteenth Century, vols. I-IV, London, 1925, ..... the illustrations in this work are often useful for the comparative analysis of style on which our classifications are based." Page 9, Chinese Sculptures in the von der Heydt Collection.. First British Edition. Buckram. Very Good Minus. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        Manhattan Transfer

      Harper & Brothers 1925 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by John Dos Passos on a tipped in signature. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION with "First edition K-Z" printed on the copyright page. A beautiful copy in the preferred binding with matching design on boards of book. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the $2.00 price present with some wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a superb copy SIGNED by the author. We buy Dos Passos First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Pola Negri [Cyrillic]

      Moscow, Library of Popular Film, 1925 - Small octavo. Single quire wire stitched into pictorial pink wrappers printed in black. Housed in a black quarter morocco solander box made by The Chelsea Bindery. Stock browning as always, very short split at the fold, numeral to inside of lower wrapper. An outstanding copy of a tissue thin gossamer of a book. First edition, first printing. The author's first book and a rare one. This biography of the leading silent screen actresses of her day was written at the age of 20. It was the only book to be published in Russia before Rand emigrated. Her second work also devoted to the cinema was released without authority after she had fled for America. Only two or three copies have appeared at auction in 30 years. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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