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        An American Tragedy

      Boni & Liveright, New York 1925 - Dreiser's best-known work after Sister Carrie, and basis for two films: the 1931 Josef von Sternberg picture and the 1951 film noir directed by George Stevens, starring Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, and Shelley Winters. Two octavo volumes (19.5cm); black cloth stamped in gilt on spines and front panels; dustjackets; 840pp; custom black cloth slipcase. Gilt spine lettering fairly rubbed, though still somewhat legible, with some trivial offsetting to pastedowns and endpapers in volume 1; tight, Near Fine copies. Dustjackets are unclipped, spines are sunned, with some expert tissue repairs to verso of same, and a small amount of re-touching and restoration at the spine ends; Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        L'Envers d'une Altesse: Pour servir a l'histoire/de ce temps/L'envers/d'une/altesse/Peut étre il est trop tard pour pareler encore d'elle,/Depuis qu'elle est partie, quelques mois sont passés./Et, dans ce pays-ci, quelques mois, je le s.

      Paris [1925]. large 4to. 20pp - Paris [1925]. large 4to. 20pp. A portfolio of images of the infamous Luis Ferdinand d'Orleans infant d'Espagne, outrageous gay character, drug dealer, cocaine addict, friend to Cocteau, Mistinguett and, some argue, inspiration of Proust's Baron Charlus. Sem, the artist famed for chronicling the lives of the rich and famous of the Belle Epoque, issued the portfolio anonymously. Luis Ferdinand is portrayed in a number of outrageous poses, cavorting with sailors, sniffing cocaine, dressing as a woman and soliciting policemen, etc. Undoubtedly Sem's most outrageous published collection of images.Very good in original wrappers, light wear to extremities. The original, quite uncommon, envelope in which the book was issued is present.See Rodriques, J. El Infante Maldito: La Biographía de Luis Fernando de Orleans, el Más Depravado Princípe Borbon, Gury, C. Proust et le "très singulier" infant d'Espagne. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elysium Books]
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        Ne touchez pas à la Chine!

      P., Imprimerie de la Maison des Syndicats, vers 1925, - Affiche lithographiée en deux tons nuancés, 61,5 x 84,5 cm, peinture signé Deru et daté "25", pliée en quatre. Affiche invitant les travailleurs français à soutenir leurs frères de classe chinois en achatant des timbres de solidarité. Le S.O.I. fut créé en 1921 par Willy Münzenberg, proche de Lénine, et très lié aux milieux de l'avant-garde artistique. Il deviendra l'organisation d'entraide international du prolétariat en lutte , organisant des collectes pour les grèvistes, envoyant des bateaux de vivres, etc. Intéressant témoignage, imprimée quelques année seulement après la fondation du Parti Communiste Chinois, et alors que certains activistes se trouvaient en France. Ancienne réparation à un pli.

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE L'OPIOMANE]
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        Le Centaure - La Bacchante. Préface de Charles Maurras. Illustrations de Adolphe Giraldon.

      Paris, Plon Nourrit & Cie., 1925. Richly gilt dark green full morocco with subtle inlays of slightly darker green. Original wrappers and backstrip bound in. With a slipcase. Double flyleaves, the first pair in silk with am ornament in triple gilt borders, the second in gold and green cloudy paper. Top gilt. Illustrations cut in wood by Rita Dreyfus after designs by Adolphe Giraldon. The text has been typeset in the Giraldon of Deberny-Peignot, a type designed by Giraldon in 1900. Printed in 331 numbered copies. Slipcase a bit worn, spine just a touch discolored.* A breathtaking book: the most important prose poems of De Guérin (1810-1839), one of 30 copies on Imperial Japanese paper with a double suite of all impression elements of the illustrations and vignettes on Japanese paper and on Chine (India paper). Majestic deluxe binding, signed 'Flammarion'.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        The Tree of The Folkungs [Signed / Ingraverat] [The Tree of the Young People; Folkunga Trädet: Folke Filbyter and Bjälboarvfet]

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1925. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. A Very Good + copy of the first American edition, first printing, first issue (a smaller, later binding up was issued in the same year) in the Publisher's original green cloth (lacking the dust jacket -- if one was issued) with the front board lettered in gilt and decorated with green and red paint (spine ends pushed, slight rubbing to the spine ends and board corners), SIGNED BY VERNER VON HEIDENSTAM on the title page. Swedish Poet and Novelist Verner Von Heidenstam, known for the joy of life shown in his prose and poetry, won the 1916 Nobel Prize in Literature "in recognition of his significance as the leading representative of a new era in our literature". Originally published in Swedish in two volumes titled Folke Filbyter (1905) and Bjälboarvfet (1907), the work was given special notice at the ceremony held to present the Prize to von Heidenstam where the noted Swedish critic Sven Söderman stated: "Truly monumental are the two volumes of Folkunga Trädet (1905-07) [The Tree of the Folkungs], Folke Filbyter and Bjälboarvet [The BjäIbo Inheritance], which constitute the trunk and lower branches of «the genealogical tree of the Folkungs», a great historical prose epic in which he [von Heidenstam] retraces the character of a clan of chieftains and the destinies of the Swedes during a period of the Middle Ages. Here the historical imagination of the author, sustained by an inspiration forever fresh, follows all threads in weaving the fates of his characters. His imagination, with its symbolic visions, glistens before the eye." Signed copies of von Heidenstam's work in any language and in any edition are extraordinarily scarce. In our experience, his signed books are among the scarcest of all those of the Nobel Prize in Literature winners. On our most recent check, the auction records revealed no signed copies of Verner von Heidenstam's works in any language appearing at auction in the past 39 years, beyond which the records do not go. A Very Good + copy of this quite notable work, SIGNED BY VERNER VON HEIDENSTAM. QUITE SCARCE TO RARE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        The Treasure [Signed; Underskrivet] [Herr Arnes penningar : berättelse; Herr Arnes money: story]

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. A Very Good copy of the first American edition, first printing (spine ends pushed, one corner turned gently inward, prior owner's penciled name, address, and "1925" to the front pastedown), in a Very Good dust jacket (small chip to spine panel's bottom also affecting a small adjoining portion of the rear panel's bottom, tear and loss to the rear upper flap fold and adjoining portion of the rear panel), SIGNED, LOCATED, and DATED BY SELMA LAGERLOF on the front free endpaper as follows: " Selma Lagerlöf // Mårbacka 14/8 1925." First published in Sweden titled "Herr Arnes penningar : berättelse" (Stockholm : Bonnier, 1904) and set in the 16th Century, "The Treasure" features Elsalill, an orphan girl who alone survived the theft of treasure from her home and the accompanying murder of her family. She dedicates her life to finding the murderers and falls in love with a nobleman, but the appearance of a coin from the treasure keeps them apart. She ultimately finds the murderers upon receiving a message from the dead. After an internal power struggle within the Swedish Academy, Lagerlöf won the 1909 Nobel Prize in Literature "in appreciation of the lofty idealism, vivid imagination and spiritual perception that characterize her writings", making her the first woman ever to win the Prize. Mårbacka, the place at which Selma Lagerlöf signed this book, is the Swedish mansion in which Selma Lagerlöf was born and raised. The Estate was lost by an ancestor due to his inability to run the farm and his resulting bankruptcy. Selma Lagerlöf bought the mansion (only) in 1907 and, in 1910, repurchased the balance of the Estate with her Nobel Prize winnings and other funds. Signed copies of any of Lagerlöf's works are quite scarce, especially when in English translation. A Very Good copy, SIGNED BY SELMA LAGERLOF. QUITE SCARCE INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Les Marchandes de Plaisirs

      Paris:Paris. Limited First Edition. Wraps. Very Good Plus. Scarce collection of watercolors from a now forgotten, or unjustly overlooked, artist who incomparably captures in her paintings the l'esprit of Colette. No copies found on OCLC, notwithstanding this was a limited edition of 500 copies. (This copy is numbered 500.)Also no information on the publisher, suggesting this might have been privately printed. N.d., circa 1925. 33 by 25 cm.2 pp. preface by Carco, a novelist regarded as the "Last Bohemian", followed by sixteen watercolors, each preceded by a tissue guard containing the title of the painting. Whether or not May Wanda herself felt a connection to Colette is immaterial; in her subject matter, her treatment of her subjects, he economy of line in her portraits, her bold application of color and finally, her straightforward, unblinking honesty, the comparison of the two is inevitable. There are a few men appearing in these paintings, but this is artwork about women, by a woman, from a woman's point-of-view. That point-of-view is both inscrutable and acerbic in its traversal of the frivolous and gaudy aspects of urban life, and there is somehow created a bond between the women living in comfort and luxury and those of meaner circumstance. Here are depicted a woman sitting alone with a glass of wine, a young ingenue on a fashionable boulevard, a flapper behind the wheel of a car, a woman at a pool, sisters in an opera box, smartly dressed women shopping, a woman at a "Bal Musette", etc. Carco likens May Wanda to Toulouse-Lautrec, and that is also an apt comparison in many ways, particularly in the weary enigmatic expressions of many of the women.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques ]
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        The Great Gatsby

      Charles Scribner's sons 1925. Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good. Charles Scribner's sons, New York 1925. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. All Points Present. Dated 1925 with the Scribner's Seal. All errors in the text: Chatter on page 60, line 16. northern on page 119, line 22. It's on page 165, line 16. Away on page 165, line 29. Sick in tired on page 205, lines 9-10. Union Street station on page 211, lines 7-8. Blue cloth boards. Book Condition: Very Good-, spots on the boards, age toning, shelf wear. Fraying at the spine, rounded corners. The rare dust jacket is not present.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books]
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        Ohne Titel. (Konstruktive Komposition). 1925. Gouache auf Papier. Unten links innerhalb der Darst. datiert.

      . 22.8 : 17.8 cm.. Provenienz: Galerie Schlegl, Zürich. - Annely Juda Fine Art, London. - Gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Frauenkopf. Gouache u. Mischtechnik auf Papier.

      Um 1925.. Bildgrösse 65,5x40 cm. Gerahmt 76x50 cm..

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        A Vision: An Explanation Of Life Founded Upon The Writings Of Giraldus And Upon Certain Doctrines Attributed To Kusta Ben Luka

      T. Werner Laurie, London 1925 - Original parchment backed boards with paper spine label printed in dark brown. Illustrated throughout. From a limited edition of 600 copies, this one being number 313. Signed by Yeats at the limitation page. The jacket is browned along the edges with minor edge-ear. The jacket also has internal tape re-inforcement. The parchment spine has minor scattered foxing and toning. Still a very nice copy in a very good jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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      - Paris, 1925. Organisé par l'Union des Artistes Russes au profit de la caisse de secours des artistes.P., Union des Artistes Russes. Typographie de Bernouard. Un volume agrafé au format 255X330mm. Edition originale du programme du Bal travesti transmental. poèmes de tzara, Huidobro, Soupault, Reverdy, Mayakowski, etc illustrations de Juzn Gris, Derain, Natalia Goncharova et Picasso. LE DESSIN DE PICASSO EST ICI REHAUSSE EN 2 COULEURS et l'exemplaire est complet du premier plat de la très rare couverture (voir photos). Sinon très bon état. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Grand Verre]
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      Paris: Printed for Contact Editions at The Three Mountains Press, 1925.. Paris: Printed for Contact Editions at The Three Mountains Press, 1925.. 16mo. Quarter roan and marbled boards. Edges rubbed, some occasionally pronounced spotting to several leaves, but otherwise a good copy. First edition. In addition to one hundred numbered copies on Arches (and fifteen deluxe copies), this is one of more than a small handful of copies denoted an "Author's Proof" in type on the colophon. This copy bears early ink manuscript corrections on fifteen pages, often single words or minor deletions of such a nature as to defy meaningful confirmation as in McAlmon's readily identifiable hand. Wanting the errata slip. "Most notably, in Distinguished Air: Grim Fairy Tales (1925) McAlmon recorded life in the gay subculture of Berlin with a frankness that was unequaled in the era. Compared to his stories, Christopher Isherwood's later and more famous tales of the city seem almost tame" - Richard G. Mann, GLBTQ (online) YOUNG 1755.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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      Shakespreare and Co., Paris 1925 - 7th printing. Inscribed by the author and dated Paris, 1926 to the well known artist Ivan Opffer who is remembered for his portraits of writers and other notable figures including James Joyce and it is also inscribed by Ivan Opffer dated Jan. 1927. Joyce's Ulysses went through several printing. The first printing was of 1000 numbered copies, The second printing by the Egoist Press of London printed 2000 copies of which 500 copies were burned by the New York Post Office Authorities. The third printing, of which there were 500 copies printed, 499 of those copies were seized by customs authorities. When Ulysses was first published, there was much controversy over its contents. It was banned in the U.K. and the United States because of the belief it contained too much obscenity ( for the period). Today, it is considered one of the most important works of Modern literature. The present copy is bound in a striking custom brown Niger goatskin binding decorated with an art deco flair of onlays in maroon, lighter brown and black with a portrait of James Joyce from a portrait by Ivan Opffer in blind on cream goatskin framed in turquoise, with gilt signature. Just a bit of toning to page edges otherwise a superb copy with a worthwhile provenance. Octavo

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        The Colour of Rome Historic, Personal & Local

      London- Chatto and Windus., 1925. London- Chatto and Windus., 1925 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully illustrated exploration into the people, sights and history of Rome. New impression. Withvarious coloured plates, by Yoshio Markino, an introduction by Douglas Sladen and an essay by the artist. With a prize bookplate to the front pastedown for E. J. Gibbs from Hillstone Malvern, dated 1930. Condition: In original pictorial cloth binding. Externally, boards are rubbed with somespotting to the spine. Internally, firmly bound bright and generally clean, with only the odd light spot to the endpapers. Previous owner's ink stamp to the front free endpaper. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Le Secret Professionel

      A Paris Au Sans Pareil, Paris 1925 - Pink wraps lettered in black. Edition limited to 440 numbered copies.105 pp Striking colour plates by Cocteau. Nice copy. Large 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Dal cor Gentil d?Ltalia Canti dal Veneto alla SardegnaOut of the Heart of Italy Folk songs from Venetia to Sardinia Lyrics, Lullabies, Sacred Stories

      Oxford - Basil Blackwell, 1925. Oxford - Basil Blackwell, 1925 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A rhythmical collection of traditional Italian folk songs. Featuring several plates, four tipped in coloured illustrations and an example of sheet music. With both the original Italian lyrics and the English to face. Condition: In original cloth binding. Externally, some fading to the spine and extremities and light bumping to the rear board. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean, with only some light spotting to the endpapers. Previous owner's ink stamp to the front free endpaper. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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      [Montagnola: Officina Bodoni, 1925].. [Montagnola: Officina Bodoni, 1925].. Folio. Publisher's gilt vellum over boards, gilt morocco spine label, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Trace of dust-darkening along top edges, a few isolated faint marginal finger smudges, otherwise a very good or better copy, unopened, without slipcase. First edition in this format. One of 225 copies printed by hand by Giovanni Mardersteig on Fabriano handmade paper, from a total edition of 230 copies. The text is that of the "Società Dantesca," and in his prefatory essay, Croce remarks that this "is more beautiful, perhaps, than any previous edition [of this work], though there have been some lavish ones. In this edition, quite properly, the reader susceptible to poetry is left alone with Dante..." [translation by Schmoller]. MARDERSTEIG 14.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        The Drifting Cowboy. Illustrated by the Author.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1925 - Significant spotting to endpapers. Gilt spine lettering slightly tarnished. Else a very good to near fine copy in adust jacket that would be near fine but for a four centimeter closed tear to the bottom edge of the front panel. and some minute wear at spine ends. Very much a superior copy of the author's second book. Very uncommon in jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Espagnole a la mantille

      Paris: Chalcographie du Louvre. Aquatinte in color from Chalcographie du Louvre, on Arches paper with the embossed blind stamp of Chalcographie du Louvre . Reproduction of Jacques Villon original aquatint (1925) after Matisse painting. H. Matisse Pinxi - Chalcographie du Louvre - Jacques Villon are etched in black on the bottom of the plate. In very good condition, slightly spotted in the white board not on the print. More pictures on request.

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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      Imprenta y Encuadernación de Julio Cosano. - Madrid. 1925. 24X17. 517Pág. Pasta española. Profusamente ilustrado de fotografías b/n (205). Firma y dedicatoria del autor. Magnífico ejemplar. Ref 9.5 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Albumblatt mit eighd. Signatur von Bruno Walter und Rudolf Serkin. [28. August 1925: Orchesterkonzert der Wiener Philharmoniker].

      [Salzburg, -, 1925].. . [ca. 24,8 x 21,7 cm] Vgl. Jaklitsch III 5. - Leichte Gbrsp., leichte Lichtschatten bzw. leicht stockfleckig, linker Rand beschnitten, kl. Bleistift-Notiz: 28.8. OK [Orchesterkonzert].

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        FAUST. By Goethe

      London: Harrap & Co. Ltd., [1925].. London: Harrap & Co. Ltd., [1925].. Quarto. Quarter gilt vellum and paper over boards, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Color frontis, head and tailpieces, plates (some color, some monochrome), pictorial endsheets. Boards a trace tanned at extreme edges, lower fore-tips bumped, minute surface scrape at top edge of one board, bookplate, otherwise a very good copy, without slipcase or dust jacket. First edition, British issue, of this illustrated edition, being one of 1000 numbered copies for the UK, signed by Harry Clarke, from a total edition of two thousand copies. The text is the translation by John Auster. One of the highlights of Clarke's career as a book illustrator.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Der Meister. Jungdeutsche Monatsschrift für Führer und denkende Brüder. Jge. 1-8 (=alle Jahrgänge, 2 Hefte fehlen). // Jungdeutsche Blätter. 8. Jahrgang, Hefte 1-3 + Sonderheft (=alles Erschienene) // Nachbarschaft. Monatsschrift. Jge. 8-9 (=alles).

      Berlin (Jungdeutscher Verlag / Nachbarschafts-Verlag) 1925-35.. Kartoniert .. Zeitschriften des "Jungdeutschen Ordens". Zusammen 111 Hefte. Bereits vor dem Verbot des "Meister" im März 1933 waren die "Jungdeutschen Blätter" gegründet worden, die parallel liefen, aber den "Meister" eigentlich weiterführen sollten (sie begannen mit dem 8.Jahrgang!). Sie wurden jedoch nach 4 Heften ebenfalls im März 1933 verboten,das letzte Heft, ein Sonderheft, erschien zur Wahl am 5.März 1933: "Wir werden in unserer Opposition gegen die neue Regierung volle Sachlichkeit walten lassen. Wir werden auch das Gute hervorheben. Von diesem, ersten Monat aber können wir noch nichts Gutes berichten." Umgehend brachte Mahraun in einem neuen Verlag die Zeitschrift "Nachbarschaft" heraus, die -um die Nachfolge des "Meister" deutlich zu machen- auch mit dem "8. Jahrgang, Heft 10" startete. Sie wurde erst im April 1935 (mit Heft 10 des 9.Jahrgangs) verboten, womit die Publikationen der "Jungdeutschen" ein Ende fanden - die Nazis duldeten keine anderen Faschisten neben sich! Der Jungdeutsche Orden hatte sich im Sommer 1933 aufgelöst, damit griff er einem Verbot nur vor, um sein Vermögen vor der Beschlagnahmung zu schützen. Er existierte danach nur noch als eine Art "Leserverbund" der Zeitschriften "Nachbarschaft" und "West-Ost". Mahraun wurde im Sommer 1933 für einige Wochen verhaftet und mißhandelt. Fast vollständige Reihe inklusive der seltenen Publikationen nach der Machtübernahme der NSDAP, es fehlen lediglich Jg. 5, Heft 2 und Jg. 8, Heft 2 des "Meister", sonst alles vorhanden. Guter Zustand; die "Blätter" und "Nachbarschaft" wurden auf billigerem Papier gedruckt, diese etwas angestaubt und stockfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Armin Nassauer]
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        England V New Zealand 1925

      1925 - Official programme for the match played on January 3rd, 1925 at Twickenham. England lost to the "Invincibles" 11-17. 19 x 25.7cm. Folded sheet, on four sides. Central horizontal fold mark, 5 small closed tears to back. Lightly creased. In good condition for its age.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Text-Book of Anti-Aircraft Gunnery, Vol. 1

      London: HMSO, 1925. London: HMSO, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good-. Scarce (only 3 copies in WorldCat, none in COPAC). The complete theory of anti-aircraft gunnery worked out during World War I (the Great War) by Hill's Brigands, an illustrious team of old and young unconscripted physicists, mathematicians, and scientists, including Douglas Hartree, Karl Pearson, Horace Darwin, R.H. Fowler. 867 pages. Nicely rebound in tan cloth with original spine label (faded gilt) laid down. Library stamp to title page and its reverse, but no other markings. Text block shows pale age toning. some of the many fold-out diagrams show wear from folding. Plates present including 14 large fold-outs (facing 24, 42, 134, 4 facing 394 of which the first has a tear, 418, 534 edge worn, 535, 551, 552, 691, 841). D

      [Bookseller: Denominator Books (IOBA)]
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        Der Turm. Ein Trauerspiel in fünf Auszügen.

      . (Mchn., Vlg. d. Bremer Presse 1925). 4°. 157 (1) S. OLn. EA.. Jacoby 40; Rodenberg 487 - Eines v. 260 num. Expl., vom Autor eh. signiert. Titel u. Initialen v. Anna Simons.

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        Wege zum Sanktuarium. Das magische Werk der "Großen weißen Bruderschaft". Nach authentischen Quellen als Kommentare zur "Botschaft der Meister". Ausgewählt und übertragen vom "Collegium pansophicum" i.A. Fra.:[Saturn]us [d.i. Karl Johannes Germer]. (= Pansophia. Urquellen inneren Lebens. Zum Heile der Welt neu kundgegeben von einem "Collegium Pansophicum". Ein Archiv in zwangloser Folge. Abteilung VII. Bd. 1 [d.i. Band 5 der 6bändigen Reihe]). - Ackermann V/939. - Der Band enthält: "Khaled Khan [d.i. A. Crowley]: Das Herz des Meisters".

      Leipzig, Pansophie-Verlag, 1925.. 157 S. mit einigen Ill. Gr.-8°, farbig ill. Orig.-Halbleinen. Tadelloses Exemplar ohne Nummer. Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Roland Moser]
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        Songs South of the Line [Triple Signed]

      Published by Lincoln Torrey 222 Goldhawk Road, London First Edition August 1925. London 1925.. Published by Lincoln Torrey 222 Goldhawk Road, London First Edition August 1925. London 1925. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original vellum covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the upper panel, blue cloth spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5¼''. Contains 43 printed pages of text with monochrome frontispiece. This edition on Handmade paper is limited to 25 copies of which 20 are for sale. Hand-written number 14 in blue ink and SIGNED by Rupert Croft-Cooke to the limitation page, Lincoln Torrey, the publisher has also SIGNED the limitation page. Norman Hartnell has SIGNED his name in pencil under the frontispiece. The front free end paper has a SIGNED dedication by the publisher to his brother 'To my dear brother Richard who was instrumental in bringing author, artist and publisher together. With much love from Lincoln, 27th August 1925.' The tops of the inner gutters have been internally repaired, the pale paper boards are a little grubby, contents clean. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        International Architektur #1

      Munich: Albert Langen, 1925. Munich: Albert Langen, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. yellow cloth printed in red. Very good/No Dust Jacket. 106 pages. 24 x 19 cm. Nearly 102 plates. The first number of Bauhausbucher: seminal, now rare work on the "New International Architecture," -- including designs by Peter Beherns, Walter Gropius, Hans Poelzig, H. Stoffregen, Theo Van Doesburg, Frank Lloyd Wright, , J.J.P Oud, et al. Most of the early 20th century designs are industrial sites. Interior contents clean and fresh, covers dusty, light soiling.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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      [Innsbruck, -, o. J.]. Originalblatt. 39 x39 cm.. Der Tiroler Konzeptkünstler Gappmayr, (1925 - 2010), zählt zu den wichtigsten Vertretern visueller Poesie. - Im Original tiefschwarz, ist die Abbildung nur eine Annäherung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Anthologie De Coiffes & Types Actuels Du Peuple Breton Appliquée A Ses Origines Ethniques

      St Brieuc: Aux Editions de la Betagne Touristique, 1925. St Brieuc: Aux Editions de la Betagne Touristique, 1925. First edition. Limited edition.. Paperback. 4to. (10 x 7.5 inches). pp.91. Colour frontis. 80 plates with printed tissue guards. Publisher's printed stiff card wrappers (a d/w with French flaps - wide turn-ins), with original glassine cover, browned and torn, with loss, also chipped and nicked, mainly to front cover and backstrip (glassine is fragile). Spine lean. Spotting to prelims and extrems. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. Numbered edition 478/500 (20 further copies hors commerce). A Very Good copy indeed in a bright printed d/w and in the original uncommon but worn glassine outer cover. 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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      London, Stanley Paul, 1925.. London, Stanley Paul, 1925.. FIRST DE LUXE EDITION 1925 LIMITED AND SIGNED BY MILNE. 4to, 325 x 260 mm, 12¾ x 10¼ inches, cream cloth, bevelled boards, gilt lettered and illustrated on upper cover and spine, top edges gilt, 105 pages. Coloured title vignette and 12 enchanting mounted colour plates of young children, each with a pastel frame and coloured border. Covers very bright, endpapers faintly browned and very lightly marked, slight pale margin foxing to early pages, few small pale splashes in lower margin of 2 facing pages, maximum 10 mm (½"). Near Fine lovely copy, no inscriptions. Edition de luxe limited to 500 numbered copies signed by Milne, this being No. 257. This is the first UK edition of these stories which were commissioned by the U.S. publisher David McKay to go with the illustrations by Willebeek Le Mair. Milne lost thousands on the deal as he foolishly accepted a lump sum payment of £200. The book was a huge success and when McKay suggested to Milne another project with Shepard on which he would be paid a royalty, Milne told him to 'go to San Francisco and chew gum' (See Thwaite page 286). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Philips Handy Volume Atlas of London; a series of fifty-five sectional maps (on a scale of three inches to the mile) of the County of London

      London: George Philip & son, nd c. 1925. London: George Philip & son, nd c. 1925, 1925. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; a fair reading copy; boards bumped and rubbed;spine cover faded and loose along rear edge;some light foxing;binding is tight;. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        Der Weltkrieg 1914 bis 1918,

      . (Band 1 -12 + Das deutsche Feldeisenbahnwesen Band I. (mehr damals nicht erschienen) + Kriegsrüstung und Kriegswirtschaft (1. Band + Anlagen zum 1. Band). Insgesamt 15 Bände. Berlin, Mittler & Sohn, 1925 f., 1. Band + Kriegsrüstung und Kriegswirtschaft mit Halbledereinband /alle anderen Bände roter Ganzleineneinband, 719 + 390 + 426 + 576 + 643 + 493 + 666 + 519 + 706 + 545 + 606 + 247 + 496 + 534 Seiten, Karten, Skizzen 20 - 23 fehlen in Band 10, ansonsten alle vollständig, bei meisten Bänden Schnitt, sowie Vorsatz- und Nachsatzblatt stockfleckig, Zustand 2- (C).

      [Bookseller: Helmut Weitze Militärische Antiquitäten ]
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      München, September 1925 bis Juni 1926.. 32 Bll., durchgehend mit Skizzen in farbiger Pastellkreide und Kohle auf blaugrauem Bütten. Halbleinenband der Zeit. Kl.-8vo (143:110 mm).. Beinhaltet 19 Seiten mit Skizzen zum Keferloher Pferdemarkt (teils datiert mit 14. September), die übrigen meist mit Landschaften aus der Münchner Umgebung, bezeichnet: Herrsching, Großhesselohe, Grünwald, Solln, Karlsfeld, Allach u. a. Vorderer Innendeckel mit eigenhändigem Namenszug und Röhms Anschrift in Bleistift. - Hans Röhm war Maler, Radierer und Lithograph. Er besuchte die Kunstgewerbeschule Nürnberg und 1898-1902 die Akademie in München, wo er Schüler von Wilhelm von Diez war. Seit seiner Studienzeit war Röhm in München tätig; 1927 wurde er Professor (vgl. Thieme/Becker und Nürnberger Künstlerlexikon). - Der als "Keferloher Montag" bekannte Pferdemarkt im Landkreis München war bis zum Zweiten Weltkrieg einer der größten Viehmärkte im Deutschen Reich. - Einband fleckig und abgegriffen, innen sehr gut.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        "Stilleben mit Obstschale und Karaffe" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca. 45x58cm; unten links signiert und datiert "1925"

      . Maße im dekorativen Rahmen (65x78cm)..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        The Professor's House

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1925. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1925 First edition, limited issue. One of 185 (225 total) numbered copies signed by the author. Publisher's green cloth over white pictorial laid paper boards, with a pink paper label lettered in black to the spine, floral patterns to the boards in blue, green, and pink, printed on laid paper. A near fine or better copy, with some light wear to the extremities, minor toning to the spine, former owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, otherwise bright and fresh pages. An excellent copy. Crane A14. The Professor's House is an autobiographical novel divided into three sections: "Book I: The Family," "Book II: Tom Outland's Story," and "Book III: The Professor." The plot follows the fictional Professor Godfrey St. Peter, who is struggling with a mid-life crisis after the marriage of his two daughters and the death of his friend Tom Outland, who was a casualty in World War I. Interestingly, Cather first wrote the middle section as a short story and subsequently situated it within a separate story she was developing about the professor. Accordingly, the first and last sections take place in the novel's present-day, while the central section is comprised of a retrospective narrative. Like F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, The Professor's House captures the moral decline and dejection of the Lost Generation in the wake of WWI.. Signed by Author. Limited. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Dangerous Acquaintances

      London - George Routledge & Sons Ltd., 1925. London - George Routledge & Sons Ltd., 1925 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Choderlos De Laclos's Dangerous Acquaintances (Les Liaisions Dangereuses) translated by Richard Aldington with an Introduction. From the Introduction: The 18th Century in France produced at least four great novels, all love stories. They are Marivaux's Marianne, Rousseau's La Nouvelle Heloise,Prevost's Manon Lescaut, Choderlos De Laclos's Liaisions Dangereuses. Condition: In a red cloth binding with a white cloth spine with contrasting label and gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, generally smart with some wear to the top and tail of the spine. Spine is also slightly cocked. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Some minor damage to recto of front free-end paper. Overall: NEAR FINE..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Tri Legendy O Krucifixu

      nbsp;Nakladem - Ceske Graficke Unie, 1925. nbsp;Nakladem - Ceske Graficke Unie, 1925 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An extremely scarce work comprising of religiously themed short stories all linked to Jesus Christ. Written in Czech. Featuring three beautiful illustrated plates. Collated presumed complete. As the title suggests,thecommon element linking all three separate legends is the crucifix - a cross with the crucified Jesus Christ. A common feature is also the fate of the main characters, and their battle with their conscience and faith. What differs is theunderlying themes of ethnic background, religion, and social status. Each legend shows the different ways people put their faith in God. Zeyer's prose and poems are restless, nostalgic, mystical, depressive, and usually end tragically. His novels describe characters trying to live a better life under the romantic ideals, and people who find peace only at the moment of death. Condition: In a crushed morocco binding with gilt motif to both boards. Externally, sound with light marks to the front board, and minor shelfwear to the head and tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are extremely bright and generally clean, aside from light offsetting from plates and binding. Previous owners bookplate to the front pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        The Great Gatsby

      New York: Scribner?s, 1925. New York: Scribner?s, 1925. First Edition; first printing. Aside from a tiny stain on the endpapers from a label or small bookplate, and very slight cocking, a fine copy in a first printing dust jacket with considerable restoration. Most significantly, about 30% of the spine is in facsimile, skillfully matched to the original. This jacket was recently restored, at least in part to undo a heavy-handed restoration from the distant past. Included with this copy is an extensive report from the conservationist detailing the work, materials and methods used. In a custom clamshell box.

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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First Edition. Good. First issue, with the four main issue points present: 1) pg. 60, line 16 "chatter" 2) pg. 119, line 22 "northern" 3) pg. 205, lines 9-10 "sick in tired" 4) pg. 211, lines 7-8 "Union Street station." This copy Good only, on account of replaced endpapers in the front. It seems logical to conclude that this copy is ex-library, although no other marks are present and the book is otherwise in excellent condition. A budget copy for someone who doesn't want to spend three or four thousand on a nice copy or plans to rebind it. Despite its grand stature today, the book was a commercial failure during Fitzgerald's lifetime, much to the author's surprise and disappointment. Fitzgerald had felt the power of the novel and believed that it was a work of mature artistry. Modern scholars and readers agree and now "Gatsby" is a keystone of any modern first collection. Good.

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        The Knave of Hearts. With Pictures by Maxfield Parrish

      Racine, Wisconsin: Artist and Writers Guild, 1925. Racine, Wisconsin: Artist and Writers Guild, 1925. Small folio; original publisher?s wrappers; spiral-bound. Aside from some very minor spots, nearly a fine copy.

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        Papers Relating to Political Economy

      London: Published on behalf of the Royal Economic Society by Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1925. London: Published on behalf of the Royal Economic Society by Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1925. 3 volumes, large octavo. Original dark green-blue cloth, two narrowly spaced and two widely spaced rules in blind at top and bottom of upper and lower boards continued in gilt to spine, gilt titles to spine. Very light rubbing to covers, corners slightly bumped, lightly tanned edges and endpapers. First quire in Volume I slightly pulled and with minor tear, slight wear at ends of spine, lower front and rear joint, lower corners of boards. Small closed tear at head of spine of Volume II. Light wear to ends of spine of Volume III. A very good set. First edition, first impression. The three volumes constituting practically all of Edgeworth's work in economic theory. "Edgeworth's contribution to economics left their mark on the theories of monopoly, foreign trade, taxation and production. In production theory, earlier authorities had generally employed the concept of an average product to demonstrate diminishing returns. It was Edgeworth who insisted on the distinction between the average and the marginal product and who understood the significance of the latter in connection with the identification of the maximum position" (Spiegal). "Edgeworth has always been regarded as an exceptionally distinguished 'all-rounder', making major contributions to both economic and statistical theory to a degree that no one else, with the possible exception of Harold Hotelling, has ever approached. Since 1960, however, serious reappraisal of the depth and subtlety of those contributions to each discipline has shown decisively that he was indeed one of the truly great economists of his time, and one of its greatest statisticians" (ODNB). With owner signature to front pastedown in all volumes.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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