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        History of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland (Two Volumes)

      Lodge of Research, Dublin 1925 - Two volumes 1925 & 1957. Pages: 542,[2], frontispiece plus 68 leaves of illustration, and 381, frontispiece plus 17 leaves of illustration (2 folding). Illustrations also throughout text. 245x155mm. Original publisher's blue cloth lettered gilt. An excellent set of the first editions of this important research tool, complete sets of which are rarely offered for sale given the long interval between the publication of each volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Joe Collins Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Linolschnitte

      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).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hardner]
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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 ~

      [Bookseller: Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca]
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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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        L'ANGE HEURTEBISE POÈME AVEC UNE PHOTOGRAPHIE DE L'ANGE PAR MAN RAY.

      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.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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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. .

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Richard]
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        TONGUES OF FIRE: AND OTHER STORIES

      NEW YORK NY DUTTON (E.P.) PUB 1925. - VG+/VG+. BOOK'S SPINE IS LIGHTLY TANNED BUT IS OTHERWISE FINE. THE RARE D.J. IS COMPLETE WITHOUT ANY PART MISSING AND ONLY VERY SLIGHTLY WORN AT THE CORNERS WITH THE SPINE PANEL VERY SLIGHTLY COLOR FADED. AN EXCEPTIONALLY ATTRACTIVE CLEAN AND TIGHT COPY OF A BOOK THAT IS VERY SCARCE IN SUCH A NICE D. J. FIRST EDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        EARLY POEMS AND STORIES. Signed.

      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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        FOURTEEN SONGS FROM WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG.

      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.]

      [Bookseller: R & A Petrilla]
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        La merveilleuse histoire du bon St Florentin d'Alsace

      Floury, 1925 - In 4, cartonnage d'éditeur illustré, 76 pages., illustrations en couleurs in et hors texte de Hansi, dos refait sinon bon exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        DECOUVERTE DE L'AFRIQUE AU MOYEN AGE CARTOGRAPHES ET EXPLORATEURS.|LA

      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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        Ashe of Rings

      Three Mountains Press and Contact Editions, (Paris 1925 - First edition. Green printed self-wrappers. Modest erosion at the spine ends, a bright, very good or better copy. An attractive copy of this uncommon novel about the English post-war generation. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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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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        Fermina Márquez. Gravures sur cuivre de Chas Laborde

      éditions Emile-Paul frères., Paris 1925 - Paris éditions Emile-Paul frères. 1925. 25x19,5 cm. 2 f., 183 p., 1 f. Avec 14 planches en couleurs. Broché, couverture rempliée. No. 72/300 exemplaires numérotés sur papier Vergé de Rives (tirage: 364 expl.). - Exlibris. Joint une lettre de 19 lignes autographe signéee du 6 janiver 1926 sur le papier de "Commerce". A un Monsieur qui a demandé d'acheter un manuscrit de l'auteur pour sa collection. "je regrette de n'avoir aucun manuscrit, en ce moment, prèt pour la publication". Il propose au collectioneur de prendre contact avec Henri Ménabréa "un écrivain qui proudit fort peu, et qui est trés digne d'ètre plus connu". Sprache: Französisch [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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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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        Whither

      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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        Six Drawings by E.H. Shepard Illustrating Poems from When We Were Very Young

      London: Methuen. [1925]. First. First edition. Folio. Large quarter cloth and papercovered boards portfolio with printed labels containing six loose prints, each of which is hand-numbered as number 31 of 250 numbered copies. One of 250 copies of this suite of illustrations for the first Winnie-the-Pooh book. Soiling and wear to the portfolio, very good; the prints themselves are all pretty much fine, with the two largest prints with very light marginal wear; several of the original tissue guards have offset from their facing illustrations (likely the set remained undisturbed for many years). Very attractive and scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        AUTOGRAPHED LETTER SIGNED (ALS) to his son James about his injured leg

      Nov. 19 [@1925], Marion - A two-page AUTOGRAPH LETTER on both sides of Roosevelt's personal Hyde Park stationery, completely in FDR's hand, to his son James Roosevelt SIGNED as "Father." In full: "It is mighty nice news that the leg is getting on well & that nothing happened to a nerve or bone - but it must be hard to lug around a heavy plaster cast. My heart went out to you that Wednesday on the first play - I have never known quite such a piece of hard luck - and to have lost the game would after that have been too much - I can't tell you the number of old grads from Bob Emmons down who came up & sympathized with you & me - & nearly all of them made the point that you had done your full share in the building up of the team, & that you share fully in final victory. I am sending you 'One Increasing Purpose' by Hutchinson - I like it & I think you will if you can get into it past the first 100 pages-- I expect to get to Aunt Margaret's on Thanksgiving Day at about noon & hope to find both you & Elliott - I take it you both will go back to school [Groton] that night. Write me details - I will return to Marion at 4 p.m. so on to let Ray & John have their Thanksgiving Dinner that night. Ever your affectionate Father." James Roosevelt broke his leg during his final year at Groton, ending his football career. He became an insurance executive, a position he left in 1937 to become secretary to his father in the White House. He was decorated for his service as a Marine in World War II. Normal creases from folding. Near Fine [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        AMERICANA. Eight Cocktail Napkins, Hand Blocked, with Recipes and the Histories of Eight Famous Drinks.

      NP. No Date. Circa 1925. - FIRST, AND ONLY, EDITION. Oblong octavo. Illustrated with 8 hand blocked, hand coloured cocktail napkins mounted into the book among text pages. White printed boards with later plain burgundy cloth tape spine. Light soiling to binding and the glue a little loose on a few napkin corners but overall in very good condition. An amusing cocktail recipe book with eight richly hand-coloured napkins tipped in. Produced during Prohibition (with "non-alcoholic" wryly inserted after every alcoholic ingredient). "Dedicated to serious drinkers everywhere" with history and recipes for the following cocktails: Manhattan, Blue Blazer, Deadwood Duck, Rip Van Winkle Sleeper, Belmont Park, Alabama, Barbary Coast, New Orleans Drip. An extremely attractive and rare piece of Prohibition Americana. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        The Informer.

      London, Jonathan Cape, 1925 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a green cloth box. Bookplate to front pastedown, spine just a touch faded but an excellent copy in the nicked dust jacket with some mild tanning at the spine. First Edition, First Impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "from Liam O'Flaherty With affectionate regards to J. N. Block". The author's masterpiece. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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