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        The Making of a Stockbroker

      New York: George H. Doran. (1925). Early reprint. Boards a trifle rubbed else near fine in a nice, gently spine-faded, near fine dustwrapper. Lefevre worked as a broker on Wall Street and was the financial writer for the New York Sun newspaper. His 1924 Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, based on the life of stock whiz Jesse Livermore, is considered a classic of the financial industry. In 1925, he came out with this book about a stock trader and how a brokerage works. Early copies in dust jacket are scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Negro and His Songs: A Study of Typical Negro Songs in the South

      Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina. 1925. First. First edition. A thin, horizontal strip of cloth neatly removed from the rear board, some pervasive splash marks on the spine, hinges show evidence of an old repair, still a pleasant, near very good copy, lacking the dustwrapper. Poet Hart Crane's copy with his ownership Signature on the front fly. An important scholarly attempt to examine black life in the South in the context of indigenous music. Crane has made several pencil notes in the text, mostly underlining and check marks, and a few words, as well as a list of page marks indicating songs on the rear pastedown. .

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        RALPH 124C 41+: A ROMANCE OF THE YEAR 2660

      Boston: The Stratford Company, Publishers,. 1925. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-8] 9-293 [294: blank], eleven inserted plates with illustrations by Frank R. Paul,. original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold.. Hint of rubbing to cloth at head and tail of spine panel and two. corner tips, a fine, bright copy in very good, bright four-color. pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by Frank R. Paul) with light wear. and edges and tiny, shallow chipping at spine ends, shallow chipping. along flap folds (a narrow strip of insect damage), and light dust. soiling to rear panel. Overall, the jacket is attractive, and the. fine Paul illustration on the front panel is intact and bright. This. book is rarely found in jacket and this one, with all faults, is a. superior example. (#102711). First edition. Widely acclaimed upon its initial appearance in 1911 as a serial in Gernsback's magazine, MODERN ELECTRICS, this interplanetary novel by "the father of modern science fiction" is virtually unreadable today. However, historically, its impact and the prominence of its author in the SF field, elevates it to cornerstone status in the SF genre. "The literary treatment is on a very low level, but RALPH 124C 41+ is renowned for its many highly imaginative technological projections. These include clear descriptions of radar, book and newspaper microfilms and microfiches, television, plant hormones, wireless transmission of power ... etc." (Bleiler, p. 282). Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-80; (1981) 1-77; (1987) 1-37; (1995) 1-37; and (2004) II-431. Bleiler, Science Fiction: The Early Years 863. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 335. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 70. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 90. (Locke variant B, no priority). Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1751-54. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 81. Reginald 05900.

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        THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON,(BY JAMES BOSWELL,) IN TWO VOLS,COMPLETE.

      GEORGE BAYNTUN,18,WALCOT STREET,BATH. 1925 - A UNIQUE ONE-OFF SET IN A MAGNIFICENT BINDING BY BAYNTUN RIVIERE BATH ,IN FULL MOROCCO(MAROON) WITH (IN BLACK)SILLOUETTE ONLAYS OF JOHNSON ON THE FRONT COVER OF EACH VOLUME.THE SPINES HAVE RAISED BANDS WITH TITLES IN GILT THEREON.AEG,NEWLY EDITED WITH NOTES BY ROGER INGPEN,AND ILLUSTRATED WITH 576 ILLUSTRATIONS ,FACSIMILES,MAPS,INCLUDING 13 PLATES IN PHOTOGRAVURE. AN EXQUISITE UNIQUE BINDING TO ENHANCE YOUR LIBRARY. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RALPH 124C 41+: A ROMANCE OF THE YEAR 2660

      Boston: The Stratford Company, Publishers,. 1925. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-8] 9-293 [294: blank], eleven inserted plates with illustrations by Frank R. Paul,. original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with light wear along top edges,. several small closed tears to upper rear panel, 10 x 20 mm v-chip. from bottom left spine end, very tiny chip to bottom right spine end,. and 10 x 30 mm v-chip at bottom edge of rear panel. A superior copy. of this book in a fresh, bright example of the uncommon jacket with. fine four-color illustration by Paul on front panel. Rare in this. condition. Enclosed in a custom quarter blue leather clamshell box.. (#111921). First edition. Widely acclaimed upon its initial appearance in 1911 as a serial in Gernsback's magazine, MODERN ELECTRICS, this interplanetary novel by "the father of modern science fiction" is virtually unreadable today. However, historically, its impact and the prominence of its author in the SF field, elevates it to cornerstone status in the SF genre. "The literary treatment is on a very low level, but RALPH 124C 41+ is renowned for its many highly imaginative technological projections. These include clear descriptions of radar, book and newspaper microfilms and microfiches, television, plant hormones, wireless transmission of power ... etc." (Bleiler, p. 282). Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-80; (1981) 1-77; (1987) 1-37; (1995) 1-37; and (2004) II-431. Bleiler, Science Fiction: The Early Years 863. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 335. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 70. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 90. (Locke variant B, no priority). Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1751-54. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 81. Reginald 05900.

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        RUPERT AND THE MAGIC TOY MAN

      Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. 1925 - 1925. Very good condition with no wrapper. The first book of six in the Rupert Little Bear Series. Cream decorative boards with pictorial onlay to front cover. Brown cloth spine with black title. Plain endpapers. Titles of the first three books in the series on rear cover. Pages printed in blue, red or brown with one illustration to each page. Boards a little grubby. Corners and edges slightly worn. Inscription in ink dated Xmas 1925 on front pastedown, so this is a reprint in first year of publication. A few small closed margin tears. One page has a few margin marks otherwise contents bright and clean. A very nice copy of an exceptionally rare early edition. [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fleur de Neige

      Paris: , 1925. - Limited French Edition of Kay Nielsen's Hansel and Gretel[NIELSEN, Kay, illustrator]. GRIMM, [Jacob and Wilhelm]. Fleur-de-Neige et d‚autres contes de Grimm. Illustrations de Kay Nielsen. Paris: L‚Édition d‚Art, [n.d., ca. 1925].Limited to 2,400 numbered copies. Large quarto. [4, blank], 117, [1], [1, printer‚s imprint], [5, blank] pp. Twelve mounted color plates, with tissue guards. Title printed in red and black within decorative border in black and gray, thirteen head-piece vignettes, twelve large decorative initials in black and gray, and twelve decorative tail-pieces, all specially designed for this edition by Pierre Courtois. Text within triple lilac rule. Translated by Ch. Guyot.Original tan pictorial wrappers. A fine copy.Contains twelve of the twenty-two fairy tales in the English edition: Fleur-de-Neige (Snowdrop), Hansel et Gretel (Hansel and Gretel), Cerise ou La Grenouille Mariée (Cherry, or The Frog Bride), Le Pêcheur et sa Femme (The Fisherman and His Wife), Rose-d‚Épine (Rosebud), La Gardeuse d‚Oies (The Goose Girl), Noir-de-Fumée (Catskin), Saute-Menu (Rumpelstiltskin), Le Vaillant Petit Tailleur (The Valiant Little Tailor), Les Cygnes Blancs (The Six Swans), Le Genévrier (The Juniper Tree), and Les Deux Frères (The Two Brothers). This edition contains the same twelve color plates as the English edition, but not the ten black and white plates. However, it does contain decorative title border, head- and tail-piece vignettes, and initials not found in the English edition.Danish illustrator and designer Kay Nielsen (1886-1957) "was drawn early on to fairy tales and illustrated many volumes for Hodder & Stoughton: In Powder and Crinoline (1913), East of the Sun, West of the Moon (1914), Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales (drawings completed in 1912, but first published in 1924), Hansel and Gretel (1925), and Red Magic (Jonathan Cape, 1930), a collections of fairy tales from around the world. Nielsen’s designs unite strong linearity with delicate colouring Characterized by a sense of two-dimensional flatness, Nielsen’s objects and people are highly stylized: foxglove blossoms hang in measured asymmetry; princes and princesses stand on improbably long legs; and their garments billow in gravity-defying parabolas. The power of his illustrations lies in his uncanny ability to retrieve a story’s emotional effect on its reader and to recreate it visually in two dimensions" (The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        CORTÈGE PRIAPIQUE.

      - La Havane, Au cabinet des muses, 1925, 20x27. Broché, sous couverture imprimée en rouge et noir. Édition originale tirée à seulement 125 exemplaires sur papier des Manufactures Impériales du Japon (60). Bel exemplaire de ce rare ouvrage érotique. Seul deux des poèmes sont réellement de Guillaume Apollinaire. Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Les Fleurs Du Mal

      Paris: Librarie Alphonse Lemerre 1925 - 8vo. French. Half bound in contemporary white calf. Marbled boards and end pages. Illustration and lettering on spine. Gilt top edge. Good binding and cover. Interior pages are clean, unmarked, and in excellent condition. Beautiful edition in superior condition. Please see our pictures. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Art Deco Design Inlaid Wood Bookbinding/Blank Book.

      [No maker's name present, but possibly a French piece from the ca. 1925-39 period]. - Size of the binding: 5 3/8 inches x 7 5/8 in., a blank book with over 170 unnumbered and unlined blank pages of paper with the watermark: ULTRAMAR [star form] EXTRA. Brown leather spine with mounted front and back panels on the covers; these panels feature a geometric design of inlaid woods of various grains and shades of brown & tan, in a typical Art Deco influenced pattern. Headbands, light blue and gray marbled endpapers, paper edges show a rough-edged surface. The spine ends show light rubbing, a few light scratches to the surface of the wood. Possibly a souvenir or product produced for the 1925 Arts Decoratifs Exposition held in Paris, that helped popularize the "modern" "Art Deco" look in many familiar products. Sold as a bookbinding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Bounty of Sweden: A Meditation, and A Lecture Delivered Before the Royal Swedish Academy and Certain Notes

      Cuala Press, Dublin, 1925 - One of 400 copies Front and rear free end-papers very slightly browned, otherwise an exceptionally nice copy [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        The Bounty of Sweden: a Meditation, and a Lecture Delivered before the Royal Swedish Academy and Certain Notes by William Butler Yeats.

      - Dublin; The Cuala Press, 1925. (2), 53, (2, 1 blank) pp. Original linenbacked grey boards with paper-label on spine printed in black, and with title also on the front board. Publisher's device, first chapter heading and the colophon printed in red. Minor corner loss at the spine-label. Some pages with light creasing. A glimpse of tissue in the gutter before p. 1. Small stain in lower margin of. pp. 11 and 12. Contents otherwise bright and clean. A fine copy. The edition was limited to 400 copies. Contains a preface; 'The Bounty of Sweden' (prev. published in 'The Dial' and in 'The London Mercury' (Sept. 1924); his Nobel lecture: 'The Irish Dramatic Movement' (first published in 'Le Prix Nobel en 1923' (1924)), and six 'Notes', two of them not previously published. 'The Bounty' is a kind of travel journal from the author's stay in Sweden 1923. Wade 146. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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.

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        Lettres de Madame de Sevigne : de sa famille et de ses amis / recueillies et annotees par M. Monmerque [12 volumes]

      Paris : Hachette, 1862-1925 - Physical description: 12 v. ; 22 cm. Subjects: Sevigne, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de, 1626-1696 - Correspondence - Iconography. Authors, French - 17th century - Correspondence. Edition statement on all title pages: "Nouvelle edition / revue sur les autographes, les copies les plus authentiques et les plus anciennes impressions, et augm. De lettres inedites, d'une nouv. Notice, d'un lexique des mots et locutions remarquables, de portraits, vues et facsimile, etc." -Vol 1 dated 1925 ; vols 2-4, 6-12 dated 1862 ; vol. 5 dated 1863. Notes: "Notice biographique sur Madame de Seivigne " (signed: p. Mesnard): v. 1, p. [1]-316. Vol. 12: "Table alphabe tique et analytique des Lettres de Madame de Se vigne , de sa famille et de ses amis." Language: French. Near fine copies bound in contemporary gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Slight nick to the top of spine vol. 3. Minor, scattered marginal foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 12 Kg. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        In Our Time

      Boni and Liveright 1925 - First Edition, First Printing. A superb copy. This First Issue dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has NO restoration, NO paint only minute tissue repairs hardly noticeable. This beautiful dustjacket is seldom seen in this nice condition. The book is in wonderful shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION preserved in folding chemise and custom morocco slipcase for preservation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        When We Were Very Young

      Methuen & Co., London 1925 - Beautiful gift quality copy in the original box. Signed by A.A. Milne on title page. Full dark red leather with gilt decoration to front cover and spine. All edges gilt. Illustrated end papers. Red silk bookmark sewn into headband. Described on original box as British Crown 8vo. Textblock immaculate and tight. Slight edge and corner wear to binding, else very clean and tight. The glassine dust jacket has a tear at foot of spine, light chipping at head and foot of spine and bottom edge of back cover, moderate chipping at top edge of front cover and corners. 100p. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Clausen Books, RMABA]
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        WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG. (DECORATIONS BY E. H. SHEPARD).

      Methuen & Co., London 1925 - First Edition, eleventh printing in the original navy cloth, gilt titles, rules and decorations, teg., pictorial endpapers decorated by E.H. Shepard, (inobtrusive previous owner's tiny contemporary note on the half-title)dated 1925, in a bright, fresh pictorial dustwrapper, gently sunned at the spine and lightly chipped at the heel and the crown. Small 8vo. 100 pp. A very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Contes des mille et une nuits

      PIAZZA 1925 - en douze tomes, ( motif géométrique pour les plats ), frontispices de AckeinCarlos Schwab, L. Janin, Léon, Carré, A. Touchet, B. Zworykine, P. Zenker, "Collection " ex oriente lux ", Toussaint franz : le jardin des caresses, la flûte de jade, Robaiyat de Omar Khayyam ; ( Romencero moresque ), ( la rose de Bakawali ), Sakountalâ, C. Devillers : les ghazels de Hafiz ; la guirlande d'Aphrodite, J. C. Mardrus : Histoire d'Ali Ben-Bekar et de la belle Schamsennahar, A. Ferdinand herold : Nala et Damayanti, Franz Toussaint : Robaiyat de Omar Khayyam, A. Maraval-Berthoin : Chants du Hoggar, Franz Toussaint : le jardin des caresses, Dr Jean Martinie : contes Pahlis, in-12 ~1800 p quelques défauts mineurs, usage, bon état dans l'ensemble

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        Cézanne and His Ancestors. Facsimile reproductions after drawings by Tintoretto, Greco, Poussin, Corot, Delacroix, Cézanne.

      Marées Society., Berlin 1925 - Elephant folio. 12pp introduction sewn, 22 loose plates in mounts as issued, in portfolio. No. LXIV one of 100 lettered copies of the English edition. Covers a little rubbed. Circa 1925. Of the 22 plates, 16 are of works by Cézanne. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        When We Were Very Young ; Winnie the Pooh ; Now We are Six ; The House at Pooh Corner

      Methuen & Co. Ltd, London - 4 volumes in the original gilt lettered and decorated cloth, in a dark blue morocco spined solander box with blue cloth boards. When We Were Very Young is a 1925 12th edition; Winnie the Pooh is a 1926 1st edition ; Now We are Six is a 1927 1st edition ; The House at Pooh Corner is a 1928 1st edition. All from the collection of the same person - Joan Pitt - with her bookplate in each volume. WWWVY on the endpaper ; WTP on the title page ; NWAS on the endpaper ; THAPC on the verso of the frontispiece. Various marks to the cloth, as well as a couple of pencil ownership inscriptions, but a pleasant collection of all four of the Pooh books including the last three volumes in first edition. 123c [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA ILAB & ibooknet]
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        The Writings of William Blake. In Three Volumes. With: The Pencil Drawings of William Blake.

      The Nonesuch Press, London - 1925 (1927 for the Pencil Drawings volume). One of 1500 copies, number 937 (perhaps, the last two numbers are somewhat illegible). Number 1337 of 1550 copies of The Pencil Drawings of William Blake. The writings are bound in marbled boards with cream colored vellum spines. 11 by 8 inches. The Pencil drawing volume is ¾ cloth with beige paper covered boards, measuring 11 5/8 by 9 ½ inches. All housed in tri-folding cloth cases within red cloth slipcases having red leather spines. Titles in gilt on the spines, with five raised bands. Pagination for the writings as follows: xviii, 364; vii, 397; vii, 430 pp. All plates present as called for. The pencil drawing volume is paginated xvi, followed by 82 plates with a page of text preceding each. Complete as issued. A comprehensive gathering of poems, letters and annotations to various people, including Swedenborg, by William Blake, accompanied by many of his illustrations. These writings and illustrations document his artistic vision, both through his finished works and through his thoughts conveyed in his letters. William Blake was a British poet, artist and printmaker, overlooked during his lifetime, but now considered to be one of Britain's best artists. Blake created prophetic poetry and visual arts, often mixing words and images, and which perhaps led many of his contemporaries to consider him mad. Books in GOOD+ to VERY GOOD condition. Spines rather browned and foxed, with minor foxing to the page edges and endpapers. Volume two and three with moderate foxing to the endpapers. General fading to the covers. The Pencil Drawing volume has moderate to heavy foxing to the endpapers, with minor scattered foxing throughout, mostly along the fore edge. Pages intermittently unopened throughout. The tri-folds and slipcases all bear some scuffing, minor soiling and general fading/uneven darkening, most noticeable along the hinges. Leather spines of the slipcases with some scuffs and a few small chips missing. Faint dampstain/area of discoloration to the lower edge of the slipcase of volume 3. The slipcase on the drawing volume is rather mottled along the extremities. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Oiseau bleu. féérie.

      Le Livre 1925 - In-8 broché sous couverture illustrée couleurs, couverture rempliée, 212 pp., un des 400 ex. sur Vélin d'Arches, très belle édition illustrée de 14 compositions de Georges Lepape, aquarellées au pochoir ; quelques pliures au dos, bel état. Lepape Georges [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Where the Blue Begins. With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham.

      London, William Heinemann / New York, Doubleday, Page & Co., [1925] - Quarto. Finely bound by Bayntun-Riviere in full blue morocco, gilt lettered and ruled spine, gilt rule to boards, gilt blocked black morocco onlay to top of front board. A beautifully bound copy in fine condition. 20 illustrations (4 in colour). Signed by Rackham. Signed Limited Edition. One of 175 copies. Signed by Rackham. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Where The Blue Begins by Christopher Morley

      William Heinemann, London 1925 - 226 pages. 280 x 228 mm, Four color plates, sixteen line drawings. Limited edition, copy 62 of 175 signed by Rackham. Interior contents very fresh and bright, partly unopened, armorial bookplate, hint of toning front and back cover fore-edges; overall clean, collectable copy of a very limited Rackham publication. Orig. half black cloth spine lettered and illustrated in gilt with cream paper boards. Near fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Il y a. Préface de Ramon Gomez de La Serna.

      Paris, Albert Messein, " La Phalange ", 1925. - In-8°, broché, 245 pp. (couverture légèrement décolorée). Édition originale tirée à 1630 ex. num. Un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé d'Arches deuxième papier après 30 ex sur Chine. Important recueil contenant 41 poèmes écrits entre 1900 et 1918 qui paraissent ici pour la première fois, ainsi que des souvenirs d'Apollinaire sur des peintres (Le Douanier Rousseau, Matisse, Picasso) et des écrivains (Alfred Jarry, Jean Royère, Paul Fort). Illustré d'une planche h. t. Rare en grand papier. On joint un petit catalogue des édit. Messein. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Two Autograph Letters, Signed, to collector Norman James of Baltimore, Maryland, March 30 and April 17, [1925], discussing sporting books and prints, The Natural History of the Ducks, and Phillips' idea for a bibliography of American sporting books

      Wenham, Massachusetts, march 30 and april 17, [1925] - To the noted collector of sporting and color-plate books Norman James, of 300 Goodwood Road, Roland Park (see catalogues of his library, sold at Anderson Galleries, November13-23, 1928). From the first letter, dated March 30: "You gave me a wonderful afternoon yesterday and I shall long remember your house and that view - I'm looking over my few prints (about 38) and find the following which I don't remember seeing with you, although most likely you have them stowed away among those we didn't have time for: 'Snipes' drawn by J. Herring - (no date but looks very old); Wild Duck Shooting - A Good Day's Sport' N. Currier 1854 - a very fine one and I've never seen it except this one copy (large) Two figures by L. O. Earll, Pub by A.C. Zink 1880. Man with new breach loader talking to old market hunter with muzzle loader & ducks on back. "Another thing I'd like to see would be a catalogue of the old American books on sport. [Charles] Sheldon and you also would have about all of these, and I have a fair lot, but mine are more along old Am. books on birds and mammals. Guess you think I'm catalogue mad & think I will be by the time I get out the bibliog. for the duck book. - Hope to get away for west end of Alaska Penin in early May." For the privately distributed sets of his monumental Natural History of the Ducks, a finely illustrated work in four volumes, Phillips issued a separately printed Bibliography in an edition of 75 copies. The second letter, dated April 17, begins "I'm proud to think I have one or two American prints that you have not. The only worth while one is the large duck shooting picture -" Phillips also mentions The Natural History of the Ducks: "If you think of any duck 'cranks' who would be worth circularizing for my duck book, I wish you'd let me know -." Phillips did indeed pursue his idea for a catalogue: his Bibliography of American Sporting Books drew upon the library of Charles Sheldon and was published in 1930. It remains an essential reference 8vo. 1-1/2 pp.; 1 p., pen and ink on Windyknob stationery. Old folds. Fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Official War History of the Wellington Mounted Rifles Regiment 1914-1919

      Whitcomb and Tombs, Auckland, New Zealand 1925 - 260 pp. Photos. Maps, fold-out maps. Spine, corners bumped. And worn. All maps present and accounted for. The account of this New Zealand cavalry regiment's service in the First World War in the Middle East theatre. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Douze nouvelles ( contes ) de messire Jean BOCCACE Seigneur Florentin.

      René Kieffer 1925 - In-8 ( 250 X 170 mm ) de 170 pages, broché sous couverture illustrée en couleurs rempliée. Illustrations en couleurs dans et hors-texte de Alfred LE PETIT. Très bel exemplaire numéroté sur vélin de cuve. illustres-modernes Littérature [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le Puits de Sainte-Claire

      Ferroud 1925 - In-4 (20 x 27,5 cm) en feuillets ous chemise et étuis, Livre illustré par Georges M. Rochegrosse, en couleurs, nombreux Hors-Textes couleurs sous serpentes, têtes de chapitres, lettrines, culs-de-lampes, 233 pages pour ce tirage du roman d'Anatole France. Tirage total à 650 exemplaires numérotés, le nôtre est un des quelques exemplaires de tête sur hollande Van Gelder Zonen qui n'aparaisse pas dans la justification. Ici le numéro 4 signé F.F., notre exemplaire contient les suites suivantes : Une suite des planches hors-texte en état défintif avec remarque (les petits détails reproduits en marge) (les hors-texte, têtes de chapitre et culs de lampe), Une suite en couleur sans la planche mère. (les hors-texte, têtes de chapitre et culs de lampe) Une suite en noire avec remarque (les hors-texte, têtes de chapitre et culs de lampe). Très bon état. Rochegrosse Georges [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Making of a Stockbroker

      George H. Doran Company, New York 1925 - Lefèvre's fictional biography of John Wing Prentiss, a senior partner of Bronson & Barnes, a major Boston brokerage firm. Wing's approach to the business provided a contrast to Lefèvre's character in his previous book, The Reminisces of a Stock Operator, which is generally accepted to be the fictionalized biography of stock market whiz Jesse Livermore. A scarce title in dustjacket. Second Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); olive green cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine, and publisher's device in blind on front panel; dustjacket; 341pp. Rubbing to upper edge of textblock, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is moderately spine-sunned, lightly rubbed overall, with lighter, even toning to panels; Very Good+. Housed in a custom clamshell case.

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        MORE RAWHIDES

      Great Falls: Montana Newspaper Assoc., 1925., 1925. First edition. 8vo. Printed wrappers, 59 [1] pp., preface, 38 illustrations by Charles M. Russell. A collection of 18 stories written and illustrated by Russell. Very good, with some minor wear to edges of over-sized wrappers. Neat bookplate of Frederic G. Renner bibliographer along with Carl Yost of the Yost/Renner bibliography on Charles M. Russell. Renner and his wife Ginger, were considered to be the foremost authorities on Russell and at one time they had the largest collection of Russell art and bronzes in their possession. Housed in a four-point cloth folding case with titles stamped in gilt on a leather label affixed to the spine. HOWES R528. HERD 1969. MERRILL ARISTOCRAT p.24. YOST/RENNER 39.

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        Golden Cockerel Press] SONG OF SONGS

      Watham St. Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1925. Limited Edition, number 19 of 750 copies. Hard Cover. Eric Gill. Bound as issued in cream buckram with title stamped in gold on the spine; very light soiling to the covers, but remarkably bright; top corners of both boards are bumped; internally a very clean copy of Gill's first illustrations to a Bible text; the copy belonged to William M. Conselman and bears his attractive bookplate. Ransom 31; Tomkinson 31; Cave and Manson 48-9.

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        The Cave Girl

      McClurg 1925 - Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1925. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-323 [324: blank], inserted frontispiece with illustration by J. Allen St. John, original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. First binding with "A. C. McCLURG / & CO" at base of spine panel. 5000 copies printed. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 42. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-59. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 333. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 106. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02277. Heins CaG-1. A fine copy in very good dust jacket that has been lined and professionally restored. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poor Cecco

      New York, George H. Doran,, 1925. The Wonderful Story of A Wonderful Wooden Dog Who Was The Jolliest Toy In The House Until He Went Out To Explore The World. Quarto, pp. 175. Finely bound in recent full blue oasis, gilt title and decoration to spine, raised bands, gilt rule, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, original board and spine bound in at back. Seven tipped in colour plates, and black and white drawings by Arthur Rackham. A handsomely bound copy, a couple of minor nicks to the frontispiece, an excellent copy. First Rackham Edition, predates UK edition.

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        Espagnole a la Mantille. Aquatinte in color on Velin d'Arches signed and numbered in pencil by Matisse

      Espagnole a la Mantille. Aquatinte in color on Velin d'Arches, N. 159 of 200 copies numbered and signed by Henri Matisse in pencil. Executed by Jacques Villon, Paris 1925. Dimesions: 23 7/16 x 17 9/16 Inches. Ref: Duthuit catalogue raisonne de l'oeuvre grave' Vol: II p. 354 - II. Rare aquatint with etching after Matisse oil painting of 1922. In very good condition. more pictures on request

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        Sandalwood

      Auburn Journal / Self Published, Auburn, CA 1925 - Limited to 250 copies signed by the author - this is number 200. This copy has also been signed, with an inscription to Ina Coolbrith, the first poet laureate of California and niece to Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormonism. This copy is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. This is a pamplet with thick cardstock covers and a sidestapled binding. The green cardstock covers have some bumping and wear to the edges, along with a couple of small edge nicks and tears. The text pages are clean and bright. The author has made a couple of penciled notations / paragraph markings to the text. This early work of poetry is quite scarce in the trade and was last listed for auction in 1994. ; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Die Chirurgie der Brustorgane. Zweiter Band: Die Chirurgie des Herzens. Mit einem anatomischen Abschnitte von Walther Felix.

      Berlin (Springer), 1925.. Zugleich zweite Auflage der "Technik der Thoraxchirurgie". Gr. 8°. XXXI, 1075 S. mit 720 teils farb. Abb. + 2 farbigen Tafeln. OLn. mit Goldprägung. Rücken leicht angeplatzt, ordnungsgemäß aus den Beständen der Volkspolizei ausgesondertes Bibliotheksexemplar (Rückenschild und Stempel), insgesamt gutes Ex.. Eines der bedeutendsten chirurgischen Bücher der modernen Epoche (Killian/Krämer, Meister der Chirurgie, 177).

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        Jagd- und Reisetagebuch - Zahlreiche orig. Handzeichnungen, Aquarelle, handschr. Notizen, auch anderer "Waidkameraden" und Freunde, Gedichte, Aphorismen, Postkarten in Farbe und s/w. Im Buch befindet sich auch 1 Orig.-s/w-Zeichnung v. Pedro Schmiegelow

      . Fritz Boerschel, Kunstmaler aus Wuppertal-Elberfeld war Naturliebhaber und Jäger aus Passion. Das Buch diente ihm als eine Art Jagd- und Reisetagebuch, in dem er im Stil eines "Poesiealbums" seine Freunde und Waidgenossen eigenhändig zu Wort kommen ließ, aber auch von ihm selbst finden sich zahlreiche Beiträge, die seine zahlreichen Jagd- und Wanderausflüge von 1925 bis 1948 dokumentieren : Rasdorf (Rhön 1925, 1927, 1929), Jagd- und Fischerei-Ausstellung Düsseldorf 1925, Meinberg (Lippe) 1930, Lünebach-Merlscheid, Eifel Treibjagd 1930, Rasdorf, Blattzeit 1931, Grüsselbach, Thüringen 1931, Hühnerjagd, Rasdorf, Rhön 1931, Wermelskirchen-Dabringhausen, Blattzeit 1932. Wuppertaler Zoo. Auf Hasen, Fasanen und Hühner im Bergischen Lande 1932. Stammtisch Vierjahreszeiten 1933, Hollersberg. Warzenbach (Hessen-Nassau) 1939, 1940, 194. Auf Sauen in der Eifel, Salm bei Daun 1942. Auf Sauen in der Eifel, Hontheim, Bonsbeuren, Bertrich 1944. Zahlreiche original farb. Handzeichnungen, Aquarelle, Zeitungsausschnitte, handschr. Notizen, auch anderer "Waidkameraden" und Freunde, Gedichte, Aphorismen, Sprüche, Lieder, Postkarten in Farbe und s/w, liebevoll und sorgfältig typographiert und illustriert, kleine Skizzen, zahlreiche s/w-Photographien, teils Landschaftsaufnahmen, teils Porträts, Original-Einladungen des deutschen Jagdverbandes in Wuppertal zur Gründungs-Versammlung des Hegerings Wuppertal-Elberfeld, zur Gründung des Vereins Wuppertaler Jäger u.v.am. Von zahlreichen Zeitgenossen Boerschels befinden sich Photographien und/oder Beiträge und Unterschriften im Buch: Herm. Wachsmuth, Wilh. Wiesemann, Prof. H. Schmidt, Plesser, Carl Schaaf, Wilhelm, Nolzen, Bünger, Leuker, Maul, Adolph, Wiene, Schmidt, Hecker, Franz Behre, Heiner Schier, Carl Walter, Anton Simon, August Simon, Jagdaufseher G. Acker, Frau Acker, Oberleut. Moritz, Bursche Paul, Heinrichs, Anton Simon, Puvogel, H. Müller u.v.am. Im Buch befinden sich auch eine Original-Bleistiftzeichnung (22x15 cm) und 3 orig. Aquarelle (Landschaftsbilder - Rasdorf und Meinberg - , 8 x 11,5 cm) von Pedro Schmiegelow (1863-1943). Fritz Boerschel (1892-1954) war ein Landschafts-, und Tiermaler aus (Wuppertal-Elberfeld). 64 S. Leineneinband mit Lederrücken, Einband und Rücken etwas bestoßen, etwas berieben, leicht angeschmutzt, Schnitt etwas angebräunt, leicht angeschmutzt, Seiten gering angebräunt, leicht lichtrandig, teils sehr leicht angeschmutzt, jedoch unbeschädigt. ca. 1100 gr. Kein Schutzumschlag Halbleder 4°. Gut

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        Souvenirs Entomologiques Etude sur l'Instinct et les Moeurs des Insectes - 10 Volumes.

      Paris, Librairie Delagrave, 1925.. Edition definitive Illustree, premiere serie ca 4000 S. gr. 8°, Halflether. jeweils fünf Bünde, Goldprägung am Buchrücken, Goldkopfschnitt, Abbildungen, Bütten, Einbände minimal berieben, sonst alle 10 Bände guter Zustand

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        The Pit-Prop Syndicate

      New York: Thomas Seltzer. 1925. First. First American edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with some tiny nicks and tears. A beautiful copy. Author's third mystery. Amateurs trying to penetrate a crime syndicate are forced to call upon the professionals. .

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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. Spine slightly cocked, spine ends gently bumped, a couple of minor marks to rear board, endpapers browned, prelims lightly foxed, occasional pale spotting to margins of text block. 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.

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