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        Chatswood Station.

      W.C. Penfold & Co. Ltd,, Sydney: 1925 - An auction of subdivided lots in Chatswood Park, a subdivision off Lane Cove Rd & Centennial Ave. Title at top with auction details directly below. Auction date 14th March 1925, auctioneer R.T. Forsyth. 102 x 77 cm. Black printing on white paper.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Cricket Cartoons: England Tour Of Australia 1924-25

      Sydney: Penfold 1925 - Depicts incidents in first-class cricket during the visit of the English team to Australia in 1924-5. A very rare brochure issued before the fifth Test match, with scorecards for the first four matches reproduced inside the back wrapper Paperback. 28pp. Illustrated throughout. An exceptionally good copy. Probably the scarcest of the Mailey titles.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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      Shakespeare and Company 1925 - 6th printing of the Ist edition, rebound with additional corrections bound in at back, one of the great classics of English literature with an extremely complicated publication history and considerble destruction by public authorities. Any of the early editions/printings are quite scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ian Thompson]
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        A Gallery of Children

      Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd., London 1925 - 4to. Pp, 105. 12 coloured plates. Original cloth, gilt. Beveled edges. Teg. Binding a little soiled. Very occasional internal spotting. No.69/500 copies , signed by the author. Extra postage at cost will be required. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Merry Times

      London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., 1925. - Scarce, Unrecorded Second EditionWith Significant Variations from the First EditionWAIN, Louis. BLACK, Dorothy. FLOYD, Grace C. GALE, Norman. Merry Times with Louis Wain. Father Tuck's "Golden Gift" Series. London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., n.d. [c. 1939]. Unrecorded [Second] edition, and notably different than the first edition of 1916. Quarto (10 1/8 x 7 1/2 in; 252 x 192 mm). [48] pp. Full-color frontispiece ("Please, I want an orange"), black & white and two-color text illustrations throughout, title page illustration (in yellow). Quarter red cloth over pictorial boards. Rear board illustrated in full color (kitten fishing while three others tow a river barge). Neat gift and ownership signature dated 1939 to front free endpaper. Mild edgewear and some minor soiling to boards. Internally crisp and clean. A wonderful copyNo copies have come to auction within the last thirty-six years. No copies recorded by OCLC/KVK.Variations from the first edition of 1916 include color changes to text illustrations; different frontispiece, change to rear board; layout, substitutions to text illustrations, additional stories.Cf. Wood 145.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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      Stanley Paul and Co. Ltd. London. 1925. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo.(12.2 x 9.4 inches). 12 full colour plates. A bright copy in fine recent leather binding of half dark blue morocco, spine with raised band. Compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Top edge gilt. A lovely copy of this pretty book.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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      London Stanley Paul & Co. 1925 - First English edition. With 12 color plates by "Saida," a.k.a. H. Willebeek Le Mair. Large 4to, original light blue cloth with gilt lettering, with a pictorial pastedown on the upper cover set in gold frame. 105. A very nice and bright copy . With the well- known color pictures by Le Mair, who worked under the name Saida at this time and one of Le Mair's better-known illustrative efforts. Her plates are full of a childish charm that is heightened by an almost art nouveau feel. For a fixed amount, Milne was hired to write a story to go along with the illustrations. Since so many copies of the book were sold, he grew to regret not holding out for royalties. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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      Oxford: Basil Blackwell 1925 - First and only edition. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Publisher’s grey paper-covered boards with titles in blue to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. A superb near fine copy, lightly bumped to the spine tips, the pages uncut. Complete with the near fine lightly rubbed and darkened dustwrapper. Both the book and wrapper are entirely without repair or restoration. Housed in a purpose-made cloth folding case with gilt stamped leather labels to the upper lid and spine. 300 copies printed. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Anthony Hobson - this ghastly memory of the Greene years from Graham Greene". Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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        The Book of American Negro Spirituals

      New York: The Viking Press 1925 - 4to., tan cloth lettered in brown; a lovely copy. First edition, with musical arrangements by J. Rosamond Johnson, as well as additional numbers by Lawrence Brown and a 40-page preface by Johnson. Blockson 7944. A presentation copy, inscribed: "Ring W. Lardner - with sincere regards - James Weldon Johnson," on the front free endpaper. Lardner, the noted sports columnist and short story writer, who influenced the writing of Ernest Hemingway and applied his singular touch to his era’s icons like Joe Louis and Satchel Paige, was a close friend of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Johnson. An extraordinary association copy [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        What of It?

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1925. First. First edition, first issue, with pages 200-201 in incorrect order, in first state jacket. Corners a bit rubbed, a very good or better copy in good plus dustwrapper with age-toning, some modest loss at the crown affecting the title and several professional internal mends to strengthen the folds. A particularly thin paper jacket, copies that survive in reasonable shape are exceptionally uncommon. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        John Kemp's Wager A Ballad Opera.

      Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1925 - Octavo. Original quarter vellum over green decorated paper boards, titles to upper board in the design and to spine gilt. With the original unprinted glassine dust jacket. Delicate edges of the boards a trifle bumped but an excellent copy in the nicked and slightly frayed dust jacket. First Edition. The limited issue of only 100 numbered copies specially bound and signed by the author. The author's first play printed at the Shakespeare Head Press. Scarce in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Calligraphic manuscript with original watercolor, being a lengthy passage from Knut Hamsun's "Pan: From the papers of Lieutenant Thomas Glahn" (in German)

      Frankfurt 1925 - CALLIGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER: 10 pages, including an ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR BY THE ARTIST, AND BOUND BY HER. Written on Flinsche Paper (Frankfurt). Large "modernist" watercolor illustration on first leaf (evidence of deep pencil scratch in outer margin), on the recto a manuscript dedication (dated June 1925) being a six-line poem by Nietzsche entitled "Ecce Homo" (the inscription is signed by "Stefan"). Bound in original beige linen over boards (worn and slightly stained). Overall in good antiquarian condition An accomplished calligraphic manuscript, presenting a poignant passage from Knut Hamsun's "Pan: from the papers of Lieutenant Thomas Glahn" (Chapter XXIII). The manuscript was written and bound by a young Frankfurt artist who appears to have faded into almost complete obscurity; we believe that the artist was Elisabeth Louise Satori, born in Oberrad (Frankfurt) in 1907. She would have been 18 years of age at the time the present manuscript was written. The Frankfurt Institut fur Stadtgeschichte very kindly supplied us with information that her father was Heinrich Satori (born in Wiesbaden in 1877) and her mother was Elisabeth, nee Kircher (born in Frankfurt in 1886). They married in 1905 and resided in Oberrad, a suburb of Frankfurt, where they raised a family of two children: Heinrich Jr. (born 1905) and Elisabeth Louise. In the 1951 Frankfurt City Directory, the name of Heinrich Satori (Junior), a gardener, appears alongside that of Elisabeth (Louise) Satori, residing at the same address. The manuscript dedication is Nietzsche's 6-line 'Ecce Homo': "Ja, ich weiss woher ich stamme! / Ungesattigt gleich der Flamme, / Glhe und verzehr ich mich, / Licht wird alles was ich fasse, / Kohle alles was ich lasse: / Flamme bin ich sicherlich!" / See also the Werdenfelser Kunstlerlexikon (Kunsterlexikon des Werdenfelser Landes) published online by Antiquariat Benkert. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC]
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        Daphnis & Chloe / Translated out of the Greek of Longus by George Thornley in 1657 ; with Decorations by John Austen

      London : Geoffrey Bles 1925 - Physical desc. : 199, [1] p. , plates : ill. ; 33 cm. Wheatley's own copy SIGNED and captioned 'Used by me for. My book 'Mayhem in Greece''. Complete with his distinctive Bookplate. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked fine-ribbed cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans and additional detail on request. 1 Kg. 199 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        The Little Green Road to Fairyland

      London: A. & C. Black, 1925. Octavo, colour frontispiece and 7 colour plates; early ownership inscription in ink on verso of front free endpaper and half title, text and plates remarkably fresh and bright, tail of spine chipped, else a very good copy in original blue cloth with paper titling panel on front board. A very good copy of the second edition of "one of the best known and best loved of all Australian children's books in the period from the 1920s to the 1950s" (Muir).

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Bill the Conqueror

      New York: George H. Doran Company, [1925]. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. Some minor foxing to page edges. Else a near fine copy in dust jacket with some very minor edgewear at top of spine panel and one small chip at top of rear panel. McIlvaine A33b.

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books]
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        Meditations poetiques ; Recueillements poetiques ; Jocelyn ; Harmonies poetiques et religieuses ; Cours familier de litterature, I & II ; Graziella Raphael

      Paris : Garnier freres, 1925-1927 - Description: 7-volume set of works by Alphonse de Lamartine. Series: Collection "Selecta" des classiques Garnier. "Edition limitee a mille cinq cents." with limitation numbers facing title pages. Contents: [1] Meditations poetiques: Premieres meditations, Nouvelles meditations / avec une introduction par J. des Cognets. (no. 882. 263p. ; 20cm. 1925) --[2] Recueillements poetiques / avec une introduction par Jean des Cognets. (no. 882. xix, 393p. ; 20cm. 1925) --[3] Jocelyn, episode : journal trouve chez un cure de village (no. 882. xxii, 323p. ; 20cm. 1925) --[4] Harmonies poetiques et religieuses / avec une introduction par Jean des Cognets (no. 882, xliv, 317p. ; 20cm. 1925) --[5 & 6] Cours familier de litterature. Extraits, choisis et precedes d'une introduction par Jean des Cognets, I & II (no. 198. 2v. x, 320, 398p. ; 20cm. 1926) --[7] Graziella Raphael : romans d'amour (no. 882. xxx, 323 p. ; 20cm. 1927). Subjects: French literature -- French poetry -- Literary criticism -- Alphonse de Lamartine. Language: French. Finely bound copies in modern 1/2 leather over marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather labels and gilt tooling to spines. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Marbled endpapers. Each volume includes original wrappers in binding. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 4 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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      [Bookseller: Librairie du Château de Capens]
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        Wiener Salonblatt. Internationale Gesellschaftsrevue. Konvolut von gebundenen Jahrgängen 1925 ohne dem Heft 10 / 1926 / 1927 / 1928 / 1929 ohne den Heften 11 und 20 /1930 ohne dem Heft 20 / 1931 ohne dem Heft 17 / 1932 ohne den Heften 4,5, 20 und 21 / 1933 ohne den Heften 18,19, 22 und 23, /1934 ohne den Heften 1-3, 5-8, 11, 13, 17, 20 / 1935 ohne den Heften 11, 14, 16-21, / 1936 ohne den Heften 8,19, 26? / 1937 ohne den Heften 9, 10,19 und 20 / 1938 ohne den Heften 9, 11, und 14

      Engel Verlag 1925-1938, Wien - gebunden in 14 Pappbänden mit Lederrückenschildchen; 4°, Zustand: nette Aufbindung nach 1945; Text stellenweise etwas fleckig, insg. aber gutes Exemplar Das Wiener Salonblatt erschien von 1870- bis 21. August 1938. Das Journal der Belange des österreichischen Adels der Ersten und Zweiten Gesellschaft ist eine Fundgrube an Standesnachrichten, bietet eine Fülle an Bildmaterial. de 30000 Buch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernd]
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        In Our Time

      New York: Boni & Liveright. 1925. First. First American edition, and first thus with the inclusion of additional stories, as well as the author's first book published in the U.S. Spine gilt faded but easily readable, near fine, lacking the dustwrapper. One of only 1335 copies published. Connolly 100. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        IN OUR TIME

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. A bright and solid copy of the author's second book, lightly used and about Fine, with some dulling to gilt lettering on spine (gilt on front is bright and fresh), and with a very light, thumbnail-size dampstain to upper corner of page edges affecting the first 60 pages, diminishing in size from thumbnail-size to nothing, no dust jacket. VIEW IMAGE. First Edition. Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: Albert Books]
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        Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten. Hrsg. von E. Becher

      München, Bremer Presse., 1925.. [4] 122, [10] Seiten Quarto (238:19,5 cm) Original Pergamenteinband von Frieda Thiersch (monogrammiert) mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, ebensolchen Deckelfiletten und Kopfgoldschnitt in Original-Schuber mit Pergamentkanten.. Rodenberg 485 / 19; Lehnacker 15; Nummer 122 von 285 Exemplaren, Titel und Initialen von Anna Simons, gedruckt auf Zanders Bütten (erstmals) in Antiqua (Coprs 11). 19. Druck der Bremer Presse im seltenen monogrammierten Pergamenthandeinband von Frieda Thiersch, sehr gutes Exemplar, lediglich auf dem hinteren Innendeckel kleine Spuren von entfernten Namensschild. Beiliegend Verlagsankündigung des Druckes mit ausführlicher Beschreibung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Michael Solder]
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        My Book House with Wooden House

      The Bookhouse for Children Publishers: Chicago. First. Wooden house with six-volume My Bookhouse set and three-volume My Travelship set. The house is in remarkable original condition. It has not been repainted and sports its original red and gray coloring, along with blue window detailing and "My Book House" decals over the top of each. The finish is still fresh, with minimal bumping or scuffing, and only a touch of damage is to one chimney, which has split slightly at the nail used to attach it to the roof. The house contains two multi-volume sets.My Travelship:1. Little Picture of Japan. Chicago: The Bookhouse for Children Publishers 1925. Illustrated by Katherine Sturges. 191pp. Touch of rubbing to spine ends and spot on rear, near fine.2. Tales Told in Holland. Chicago: The Bookhouse for Children Publishers 1926. Illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham. 190pp. Some slight bumping and rubbing to extremities, near fine.3. Nursery Friends From France. Chicago: The Bookhouse for Children Publishers 1927. Illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham. 191pp. Touch of rubbing to spine ends, still fine.My Bookhouse:1. In the Nursery. Chicago: The Bookhouse for Children Publishers 1925. Cover by Milo Winter. 448pp. Near fine with some rubbing at the extremities, along the spine and with a scrape.2. Up One Pair of Stairs. Chicago: The Bookhouse for Children Publishers 1925. 448pp. Very good with rubbing, wear along the spine and weak front hinge.3. Through Fairy Halls. Chicago: The Bookhouse for Children Publishers 1920. 448pp. Near fine with general rubbing and wear along the spine.4. The Treasure Chest. Chicago: The Bookhouse for Children Publishers 1920. 448pp. Near fine with general rubbing and wear along the spine.5. From the Tower Window. Chicago: The Bookhouse for Children Publishers 1921. 448pp. Near fine with general rubbing and wear along the spine.6. The Latch Key. Chicago: The Bookhouse for Children Publishers 1925. 448pp. Near fine with general rubbing and wear along the spine. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Adventure of Wrangel Island.

      . With the Collaboration of John Irvine Knight, Upon the Diary of Whose Son Errol Lorne Knight, The Narrative is Mainly Based. New York: The Macmillan Company 1925. With b/w photographs and folded map in colour. XXVIII + 424 pp. Publisher's, a little grubby cloth. * Inscribed by the author to John Molholm whose name is also written on the titlepage..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Ralph 124C 41+

      Boston: Stratford Co., 1925. "Ralph 124C 41+ A Romance of the Year 2660". Minor shelfwear to corners and spine ends, two small (1/2") cello tape marks at edge of front pastedown, otherwise clean, unmarked, unfaded. The jacket is missing the front flap, quite worn, two rough closed tears (2" each) top front, 1 x 1 1/2" chip bottom left front affecting part of spine, 2" rough closed tear left edge bottom spine, 1/2' chip top left front, top back edge is worn, back shows ink stains. Front cover artwork is intact; additional photos upon request. A prophetic tale of the future.. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Very Good/Poor.

      [Bookseller: Trench Books]
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        Licensed Houses and their Management

      London - Caxton Publishing Company, 1925 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Nice green cloth bindings with plates throughout this set provides a comprehensive analysis of all aspects of pub and hotel management and gives a great insight into the social history of Britain between the wars. The Trade EncyclopaediaA practical work for hotel-keepers, innkeepers, Licensed Victuallers, Wine and Spirit Merchants, Off-License Holders, Club Secretaries, Club Stewards, Caterers etc. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm and all covers are firmly attached. There is some minor wear to the extremities. Internally the books are generally clean and bright apart from some mild spotting in places sometimes affecting the plates..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Le Songe d'Une Femme

      Paris - Camille Bloch 1925 - %0D%0AA lovely, limited edition copy of this collection of poetry by Remy de Gourmont. %0D%0AIllustrated throughout with many vignettes. %0D%0ARemy de Gourmont (April 4, 1858 September 27, 1915) was a French Symbolist poet, novelist, and influential critic. He was widely read in his era, and an important influence on Blaise Cendrars. %0D%0ALimited to 385 copies, of which is this is number 302. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn half-morocco bindings. Externally, smart, with just a few marks. Internally, firmly bound. Previous owner's label to frontfree-endpaper. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: FINE. %0D%0A%0D%0A [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LE SONGE D'UNE FEMME. Roman familier. Gravures au burin de J.-E. LABOUREUR.

      1925 - Paris, Camille Bloch, 1925. In-quarto (180 X 252) broché, couverture rempliée ; 216 pages, (8) ff. Quelques taches claires au dos. PREMIER TIRAGE des 28 COMPOSITIONS gravées au burin de Jean-Emile LABOUREUR, dont un frontispice, une vignette de titre répétée in fine, un cul-de-lampe et 25 compositions dans le texte. Tirage limité à 455 exemplaires, tous numérotés et imprimés sur vélin d'Arches, celui-ci UN des 385 du tirage annoncé sans les suites (n°111). Les burins de cet ouvrage résument assez bien la meilleure partie de l'oeuvre de Laboureur. BEL EXEMPLAIRE. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Moby Dick or The White Whale

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap,, 1925 [1930]. Profusely Illustrated with Scenes from the Talking Picture a Warner Bros. and Vitaphone Production Starring John Barrymore. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and ship design to spine and upper board in black, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and 7 plates from film stills. A little fading to spine and edges of boards. An excellent copy in dust jacket with only a small chip form the corner of the lower panel. Second edition thus, the companion volume to the 1930 film based loosely on Melville's novel. Moby Dick was originally filmed in 1925 as a silent picture titled The Sea Beast and starring John Barrymore as Ahab. In 1930 it was reshot in sound, retaining the same plot and with Barrymore again playing the lead. A companion book was printed in 1925 and then reprinted with new title page, illustrations, and dust jacket to coincide with the sound version of the movie. A beautiful copy in the colour jacket featuring an illustration of Barrymore as Ahab.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Anatomy of Melancholy

      London: Nonesuch Press, 1925. Limited edition. 4to. (12.25 x 8 inches). Two volumes. Vol.I: xv + 299. Vol.II: 301-588 + 3. Illustrations by McKnight Kauffer. Quarter parchment over Italian printed paper boards, gilt to spine. All edges uncut. Some pages unopened. Parchment spines trifle darkened, trifle marked and spotted, paper boards trifle marked. Lower corners trifle bumped. Dealers' marks in pencil to opening blanks. O/w contents Fine. No.312 of edition limited to 750 numbered copies. Handsome books. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        THE COMMON READER. Signed Association Copy From the library of Victoria Strachey & Mark Holloway.

      Hogarth Press, London 1925 - Woolf. Virginia. THE COMMON READER. Signed Association Copy From the library of Victoria Strachey & Mark Holloway. London: Hogarth Press, 1925. 8vo., 305pp., light grayish blue cloth, second edition issued November - the first was issued in April. A short & amusing Als. from Virginia Woolf tipped to the front free endpaper, reading: "To / Dr. Rendel, / A small dose nightly to / ensure sleep / Virginia Woolf / Christmas 1925". The book is further signed in pencil by F.E. Rendel at the top of the front endpaper. At the corner of the front pastedown is another [very lightly written] inscription that reads: "For Victoria [Strachey] with love from . March 21st., 1951" A very good copy lacking the dustwrapper & showing light general use. There is some spotting to some of the front & back pages, the spine is slightly yellowed & there is a chip to the paper spine label which is mildly tanned. Provenance: Ex Libris; Dr. Frances Elinor Rendel & Acquired from the library of Victoria Strachey & Mark Holloway. [Lytton Strachey was Victoria Strachey's great uncle] - Dr. F.E. Rendel, to whom this letter is inscribed by Virginia Woolf, was Doctor Frances Elinor Rendel (1885 - 1942), the daughter of Lytton Strachey's Eldest sister Eleanor, & was known as Ellie Rendel. At some point in 1924, Dr. F.E. Rendel became the London doctor of Virginia Woolf, Roger Fry & the Bells (Vanessa & Clive). Vanessa Bell writes in a letter to Virginia Woolf of April 23rd. 1927:- "Roger [Fry] comes tomorrow. He was to have come before, but it seems that Ellie [Rendel] nearly killed him, like you, with her new brand of inoculations, and he couldn't start as he meant to." Dr. F.E. Rendel was the doctor treating Virginia Woolf at the very end of her life. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Bronze of an African figure

      [Circa 1925]. First. Bronze figure of a dancing African warrior, armed with shield and spear, unsigned and without obvious foundry information. Approximately 28" high by about 12" at the widest point, and basically two-dimensional, that is, about 1/2" at its deepest point. The dore bronze is finished on both sides, indicating that it was meant to be viewed from either side, thus it was probably intended as an architectural element in a frieze or as a room divider, and is not currently free standing (and would probably best be mounted on granite or marble). Weight is about 24 lbs. The muscular, stylized art deco vintage warrior is reminiscent of the portrayal of African natives generally associated with the Cotton Club, that is, both caricaturized and idealized simultaneously, and is possibly an original architectural feature of that or a similarly themed establishment. The expensive casting process almost certainly indicates that few of these were done, and they are commensurately scarce. Shipping at cost. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Original Woman's KKK Hood and Robe

      [Texas. circa 1925]. Original woman's white linen Klan robe, 46" long with 20" long sleeves with original mother-of-pearl buttons affixed. With a 70" long rope belt with tassel intact. The word "crusader" is embroidered in blue thread on both the front and back seams. Red and white felt patch depicting a cross is affixed to half-cape, and is a bit worn. Some spotting and soiling, with occasional light stains, toned and a bit musty, overall about very good. Reasonably good knowledge of the provenance and style indicates that this is likely from Texas.Original second wave Klan robe, circa 1925, presumably made for a member of the WKKK, (Women's Ku Klux Klan). The 1920s saw a resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan, and it was during this time that women formed a supplementary group to the Klan. For the first time they were officially members, with their own titles and a capital in Little Rock, Arkansas. The women's group supported their male counterparts by focusing on the perceived moral, educational, and civic duties of being a white American woman. This was apparently defined by being anti-Jewish, anti-Catholic, anti-immigrant, anti-black, and violent when the need arose. Like so many other "great" ideas, this one too collapsed, and women wouldn't be full participating members in the Klan again until the 1980s.An interesting and compelling artifact which has continued to stand up as a sobering and enduring symbol of American racism and the terror created by it. The painstaking and even loving stitchery seem in marked contrast to the hateful purpose for which it was employed. Klan paraphernalia occasionally comes on the market, but this is the first woman's robe we've encountered. .

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        Storia dell'arte italiana. IX. La pittura del Cinquecento.

      Hoepli,, Milano, 1925 - Sette volumi di cm. 23, pp. 6.590 complessive. Con 5.989 illustrazioni e 16 tavole a colori fuori testo. Legatura d'amatore in mezza pergamena con punte, dorsi a nervi con titoli in oro su doppi tasselli, tagli di testa colorati. Bross. orig. ill. da Cisari conservate. Ottima conservazione. Collana "Storia dell'arte italiana". Si tratta dell'intera sezione dedicata alla pittura del Cinquecento. Opera universalmente reputata come uno dei migliori strumenti per la conoscenza dell'arte italiana, ancor'oggi insostituibile e d'approccio attualissimo. Non comune, soprattutto in tale stato di conservazione e munita di una solida legatura che ben si adatta alla consultazione dell'opera. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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