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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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        Two original images transmitted in 1925 by "Radiovision" by C. J. Jenkins

      C. FRANCIS JENKINS [1925] - Two original images transmitted in circa 1923 by “Radiovision” and his written and inscribed 1925 book, "Vision By Radio" Washington DC, C. Francis Jenkins (1867-1934) TWO OF THE FIRST IMAGES CIRCA 1923 TRANSMITTED BY C. FRANCIS JENKINS OVER RADIO WAVES USING HIS MECHANICAL TELEVISION TECHNOLOGY. Two of the actual photographs he transmitted c1923. As far as we know there is one original in the Library Of Congress in the copyright collection and seven others with the same provenance as ours, now in a private television museum. We know of no others in public or private collections. [Sybil Almand] transmitted Photograph circa 1923: 4 1/2” x 2 13/16”, image 3 3/8” x 2 3/8”. Verso stamped in purple ink: “ This photograph was sent /and received by Radio./ Jenkins Laboratories/Washington, D.C.” [Black and white photograph, head and shoulders image of Sybil Almand] Sybil Almand was on the staff of Jenkins Laboratories and, hence, was one of the first television researchers in the world. She may have been the first woman involved in television research but this needs further research. Photograph reproduced in Jenkin's 1925 book, Vision By Radio, on page [19]. On page 17, it states: “ This and succeeding pages are examples of photographs received by radio from a distance by the Jenkins system, some of them from Washington to Philadelphia, and represent the best work done in 1922, 1923, and 1924. “ The two transmitted "radiovision" photographs are unique and incredibly important in science and history of television. Capt Kurado transmitted Photograph circa 1923: 2 13/16” x 3 7/16”, closed tear in blank space to right of text 5/8” long. ”. Front Japenese character roughly translate to "On September 26, 1923, I visited to observe the radio transmission of a high-speed motion picture at ?? of Mr. Jenkins. Kuroda". Verso stamped in blue ink: “ This photograph was/ sent and received by Radio/ Time/Distance/Radio Pictures Corp./Washington, D.C.” Manuscript inscription in black ink in C. Francis Jenkins’ hand: “ First/ Japanese Radio/ message in/ native characters/sig. Capt Kurado “ Similar photograph reproduced in Jenkin's 1925 book, Vision By Radio, on page at page 38: Black and white photograph of a similar text in Japanese calligraphy, but our copy is NOT this text pictured on page 38 JENKINS' INSCRIBED BOOK: JENKINS, C.[harles] Francis. 1925. Vision By Radio. Radio Photographs. Radio Photograms. Washington, D.C.: Jenkins Laboratories, Inc. Dark green cloth, 8vo, gilt titles. (6), half title leaf, title leaf, frontis, [3], 4-139 pp., [140]. The front endpaper with the following inscription in ink: “ Mr & Mrs John Tonkin In appreciations of their interest in the author's work C.Francis Jenkins, Sept 1st. 1927" It is believed these two original photographs were laid in loosely at the pages where the image was reproduced in Jenkin's own copy of his book, Vision By Radio. Radio Photographs. Radio Photograms. 1925 HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF TWO PHOTOS & SIGNED BOOK OFFERED: Charles Francis Jenkins ( 1867-1934) is recognized as the earliest major American television pioneer. Albert Abramson, whose History Of Television, 1880 To 1941 is recognized as authoritative, tells us that as early as 1894, C. Francis Jenkins wrote an article about a device for transmitting pictures by electricity. Using the prismatic ring approach to mechanical television, which Jenkins invented, it was reported that he transmitted the image of a woman by radio on June 14, 1923. Abramson says “Whether ‘live’ or a photograph, this was the first transmission of television by radio ever reported.” ( page 60). Others, such as Bingley give credit both to Jenkins and Baird as the first to demonstrate actual television images, in 1925. However before the transmission of a Dutch wind mill moving in 1925, Jenkins and others state that he was transmitting photographs by radio in 1922, 1923, and 1924. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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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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        THE DECAMERON.

      Boni & Liveright, New York 1925 - Two volumes. Quarto. xxix, 374p; xii, 355p. Translated by John Payne. Illustrated by Clara Tice with forty-eight full page black and white engravings. Bound in 3/4 red crushed levant morocco with marbled boards and endpapers, t.e.g., gilt spine titles and elaborate panel ornaments Surface cracking to upper joint, some rubbing to outer corners, else fine and bright First edition thus, limited to 2000 sets signed by the publisher [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Writings of William Blake. Edited in Three Volumes ( Single Volume edition ).

      Nonesuch Press, London 1925 - Hardcover. 4to. Three volumes in One. xviii (2) 364pp (2) vii 398pp viii 430pp. Full leather with raised bands and gilt tilting to spine. Frontis of Blake. Collotype plates. Top edge gilt. One of only 75 numbered copies on Oxford India paper. (There was also an issue of 1500 copies on Vidalon handmade paper, in three volumes). A superb, scholarly edition of the collected writings of William Blake, produced under the Supervision of Francis Meynell and printed by the Chiswick Press. The editor had aimed at compiling a 'complete writings,' but acknowledged some shortcomings in that he had found himself unable to trace some letters of Blake's that had been known to exist. Generously illustrated, albeit in black and white. Boards lightly chafed, a bit darkened at edges and spine, lightly rubbed at edges with a few light bumps, hinges a bit tender. With the attractive bookplate of Sir Ernest Ridley Debenham (1865-1952), of the family that founded the renowned eponymous British department store. Pages a little browned and slightly brittle at the extremes of the edges with a bit of light chipping, bump to lower corner of some pages, some pages unopened, text bright and unmarked. Overall a sound VG copy. Quite scarce in this edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Weiser Antiquarian Books, Inc.]
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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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        Krakatit

      Geoffrey Bles, London 1925 - Translated from the Czech by Lawrence Hyde.Grey cloth with red titles in dust jacket with half inch chips to head and heel of darkened spine. The spectacular front panel of dj is complete and there is soiling to the rear panel and edges. An uncommon and desirable book. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        THE HISTORY OF THE YORK AND LANCASTER REGIMENT " The York & Lancs Regiment " [Original Manuscript ] Together with Dr Payne's own copy of his British and Foreign Orders,War Medals and Decorations' FIRST EDITION 1911.

      Sheffield ' Normandale ' Langsett Road and 1911 1925 - Original Manuscript of Dr Payne's unpublished 600 page ' Historical Record of the York and Lancs Regiment from its being raised as a 2nd Battalion of the 12th Foot, 21st August 1756,and its becoming a distinct corps under the title of the 65th Foot ,21st April,1758 to the present time. ' Dedicated to Field Marshall Lord Herbert Charles Onslow Plumber. G.C.B., G.C.M.G.,G.C.V.O.,&c. The preface begins. 'Complying with the request and by the encouragement of Lieut-Colonel V.T.R.Ford,D.S.O. I have written in more detail the History of the York and Lancaster Regiment and have essayed to retrieve from oblivion the glorious deeds of this gallant regiment etc. Extensively corrected in typescript and holograph with original and copy photographs, drawings,letters etc. Together with a quotation for its printing by Chas. Swinburne & Co Ltd. The Broadfield Printing Works. Sheffield dated November 1925. The cost excluding the extensive blockmaking required was £652 18s 10d for a run of a thousand copies.Further estimates are attached for 50 copies in half calf at 4/- each and an edition in two volumes [perhaps influenced by the bulkiness of his 'British and Foreign Orders,War Medals and Decorations' 1911 which Northends had produced.] Payne had of course already published a concise history of the regiment of just 51 pages [and it has been brought to our attention that further parts of the manuscript exist in the York & Lancs Regiment Archive in Rotherham] Also included is a small notebook containing 'Subscriptions towards the publication . listing names & sums in cash or cheque and a further list of orders. The complete archive is in a clean ordered state & contained in its original Foolscap folder. [Together with a FINE COPY IN DUSTWRAPPER (Dr Paynes own) of British and Foreign Orders,War Medals and Decorations' FIRST EDITION 1911. Many more scans available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John L. Capes (Books) Established 1969]
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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

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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]

      [Bookseller: Riverwash Books (IOBA)]
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        Martin Arrowsmith.

      Jonathan Cape, London 1925 - 480 pages G. Light shelf wear and very small areas of insect damage to original dark blue cloth covers, corners rubbed, book plate on front paste down, gift inscription signed by the author on front endpaper, light foxing and soiling to outer pages and page edges, overall good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; 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.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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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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        A Popular Guide To The Heavens. A Series Of Eightyt-Six Plates with Explanatory text and Index

      London: George Philip & Son, Ltd., 1925. 8vo. Contemporary Straight grained Morocco with gilt emblem of The Incorporated Thames Nautical Training College to front cover. viii, 84pp. 82 plates + color map and index. Small blue gift plate "Presented to J.B. Newcombe for mathematics and navigation. 3rd nautical summer 1927" on the front pastedown. Authors prefaces to the 3rd and 4th edition. Rubbing to the edges of the cover and spine. Beautiful book on the heavens with 82 dramatic plates including charts of the moon, celestial maps, photos of the moon in all of it's phases & photos of solar eclipses + attractive color map.. 4th Edition. Book.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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        Mrs. Dalloway

      The Hogarth Press, 1925. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Hogarth Press, 1925: True First Edition, First Printing. In Very Good condition. Pages age toned. Book plate from previous owner to front paste down, previous owner name written small in pen at gutter of rear paste down. Page corners lightly bumped. A few hinges slightly exposed. Cloth shows rubbing and light sunning to the top of the rear board. Bumped and rubbed corners. Spine ends with slight fraying. The spine is lightly sunned with a small stain. First printing of the true first edition.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        L'Illusion Heroique de Tito Bassi

      La Roseraie 1925. Near Fine, limited edition, 17 illustrations. . In plain paper covers with printed paper wraps, with a red image at center, title to spine in black, edges bumped. With its worn glassine covers (repaired). Internally, half title, colour tissue guarded frontis, title page within coloured decorative borders, [4], 165 pp, [2] dedication, 15 pls (coloured), 1 vignette, 1 coloured title page, all with tissue guards, no inscriptions, top edge cut remainder not. A lovely copy, first published in 1916. COPAC shows a copy at the V&A only of this limited edition. (L Carteret ?. 314. 252). de Régnier was a French symbolist poet, considered one of the most important of France during the early 20th century. See WIKI.

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        Le Roi Peste. Calligraphie et illustre par J. Hamman.

      Paris, Edition Rene Kieffer, 1925.. Farbig illustriertes Titelblatt, 2 weiße Blätter, 1 farbig illustr. Vortitel, Impressum, Titelblatt, 27 unnumerierte Seiten, mit zahlreichen Farb-Illustrationen von J. Hamman, einige eingebundene weiße Blätter. Gr. 8°, blindgeprägter Orig.-Ganzledereinband (Chagrinleder).. Nummer 53 von 500 Exemplaren, im Impressum numeriert, auf Velin de Cuve-Papier! - In einem dekorativen, schweren Buchbindereinband von Rene Kieffer (Buchbinderschild auf dem Vorsatzblatt verso oben links: Rene Kieffer Reliure d'Art, 18, Rue Seguir, Paris! Blindgeprägter Ganzledereinband auf schweren Deckeln, mit dekorativen, Art Deco-Ornamenten die vorne und hinten jeweils zwei Totenköpfe mit gekreuzten Gebeinen umrahmen! Der Rücken blindgeprägt und mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Eine makabre aber auch äusserst gekonnte Arbeit! - Minimale Bereibungen und leichte Verfärbungen des braunen Leder, sonst sehr gut erhalten. - In Französisch. - Die Vorzugsausgabe von 50 Exemplaren (die auch die Suite beinhalltet, unser Exemplar ausserhalb dieser Numerierung!) wurde mit diesem Einband herausgegeben.

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        Krokodil.

      (Moskau, Rabotschej Gasety), 1925-1937.. [Text russisch]. Sammlung von 57 Heften. 4°. Farb. illustr. OUmschl. 12 bis 16 SS. mit sehr zahlr. meist farb. Karikaturen und einigen Fotomontagen.. Erste Ausgaben. - Das sowjetische Gegenstück zum "Simplizissimus" mit Karikaturen von Deni, Moor, Epifanow, Th. Th. Heine u.a. - Vorhanden sind Nr. 2, 17-18, 21, 26-28 1925; Nr. 1-5 u. 10-11 1926; Nr. 25, 27-39, 43 u. 47 1928; Nr. 4, 9-10, 16, 19, 30, 32, 34, 36 u. 45 1928; Nr. 7-9 u. 25 1929; Nr. 28-29 1930; Nr. 9, 12, 17/18 u. 27 1931; Nr. 13-14, 32 u. 34 1932; Nr. 1-4 u. 9 1933; Nr. 5-7, 20/21 u. 24 1934; Nr. 23 u. 30 1936; Nr. 31 1937. - W Obloshke-Kat.-Moskau 117 u. 229. - Randläsuren, teils gefaltet, vereinzelt fleckig, ein Blatt fehlt.

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        Prowinzija. Grawjury na Derewe Iwana Pawlowa.

      (Moskau), Staatsverlag, 1925.. [Provinz. Holzschnitte von Iwan Pawlow. Text russisch]. 4°. Illustr. OKart. 40 SS., 2 Bll. mit lithogr. Frontispiz, 25 Textholzschnitten und 21 Farbholzschnitten von Iwan Pawlow auf Tafeln.. Erste Ausgabe. - Prachtvolle Monographie des bedeutenden Graphikers und Lehrers an den WChUTEMAS. - Thieme-B. 323. Vgl. Schmidt, Rus. Kunst S. 221 ff. - Schönes Exemplar. - Vortitel mit vierzeiliger eh. Widmung von Iwan Pawlow an Nikolai Sedelnikow, dat. 23. VII. 1925. - Verso mit einer weiteren Widmung.

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        Krasnaja niwa.

      Moskau, Iswestija WZIK, 1925.. [Rotes Getreidefeld. Text russisch]. Sammlung von 12 Heften des Jahrgangs 1925. 4°. Illustr. OBrosch. (teils Gebrauchsspuren). Je 20 bis 24 SS. mit zahlr. Fotos, Abb. und Karikaturen.. Erste Ausgaben. - Eine der beliebtesten Kulturzeitschriften der UdSSR, herausgegeben von Anatolij Lunatscharski. In diesen Heften mit Illustrationen von Boris Kustodiew, Texten von Nikolaj Aseew u.a. - Vorhanden sind Nr. 8, 15-16, 18, 21, 24, 31, 41, 43, 45-46, 48 u. 53. - W Obloshke-Kat.-Moskau 79 u. 235. - Sieben Hefte mit Nagellöchern oder geklebten Randeinrissen, zwei Blätter mit Eckausschnitt, zehn Blätter etwas fleckig, sonst gut erhalten.

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        IL FUTURISMO. PRIMO CONGRESSO FUTURISTA. Rivista sintetica illustrata. Direttore F.T. Marinetti.

      Mm. 293 x 230 - pp. (4) con ill. in b.n. Offriamo il n. 11 dell?11 febbraio 1925 con il resoconto del ?Primo Congresso Futurista?, tenutosi il 23 novembre 1924 a Milano. Vi è anche riprodotta la bandiera futurista di mq. 350, issata all?altezza dell?Ottagono della Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. Cfr. Salaris ?Storia del futurismo?, pp. 138 - 139. Buon esemplare.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Knave of Hearts, The

      1925. first edition. An Exceptionally Fine “Knave of Hearts”with a Calling Card Signed by Maxfield Parrish Laid In[PARRISH, Maxfield, illustrator]. SAUNDERS, Louise. The Knave of Hearts. With Pictures by Maxfield Parrish. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1925.First edition. Large quarto (13 3/4 x 11 7/16 inches; 350 x 291 mm.). [6], 46, [1], [3, blank] pp. Color frontispiece (included in pagination), with tissue guard, and color illustrations throughout.Original black cloth with color pictorial label on front cover. Color pictorial endpapers. This is an exceptionally fine copy, with absolutely no fading to the cloth. Complete with the original (worn) glassine wrapper and the original black cardboard box with rectangular gold label printed in black on top. Left hand edge of box top professionally repaired. Housed in a black cloth clamshell case with printed cloth label on spine.Loosely laid in is a blank calling card on cream-colored stock (5 x 3 inches; 126 x 76 mm.) with the ink signature of Maxfield Parrish. Maxfield Parrish signatures are rare.This is by far the best copy of this book that we have ever seen.“Not until 1920 did [Parrish] agree to illustrate what was to become one of the most valuable children’s books ever published, Louise Saunders’s Knave of Hearts. Saunders was the wife of Maxwell Perkins, the editor of Scribner’s. They summered in Cornish, New Hampshire, and were friends with the Parrishes. In a letter to J.H. Chapin of Scribner’s, Parrish wrote on October 24, 1920: ‘The reason I wanted to illustrate the Knave of Hearts was on account of the bully opportunity it gives for a very good time making the pictures. Imagination could run riot, not bound down by the period, just good fun and all sorts of things. You must understand all this layout to be in gorgeous color. The landscapes back of the figures in the cover lining—a very beautiful affair illuminated by a golden late afternoon sun: castles, waterfall, rocks and mountains.’ Parrish relished working three years on the twenty-six paintings for Knave of Hearts. He built an elaborate castle model in his fully equipped workroom to use in the illustrations for the book…Many of the fixtures in the illustrations show handcrafted items from the Parrish household, such as elaborate hinges and a wonderful clocklike affair…that Parrish had built to let him know when the main house ran out of well water…Knave of Hearts, published in October 1925, was printed in rich colors on heavy coated paper. The illustrations were the highest quality reproductions that could be printed” (Alma Gilbert, Maxfield Parrish: The Masterworks, pp. 49-52).

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        Um die Indische Kaiserkrone Original Lieferungshefte 1-42 (komplette Ausgabe)

      - Dresden-Niedersedlitz, H.G. Münchmeyer G.m.b.H., 1925. 8° , Broschiert Um die Indische Kaiserkrone Erlebnisse eines Deutschen im Lande der Wunder von Robert Kraft, hrsg. H.G. Münchmeyer G.m.b.H., Dresden-Niedersetzlitz, o.J. (1925), Braatz S 357 (6.Aufl.von 1895/96), 42 Lieferungshefe (komplette Ausgabe d. 4 Bde.) Bd.1 676 S, Bd. 2 724 S, Bd. 3 688 S, Bd. 4 604 S, illustiert, m. farbigen Deckblatt, in sehr schönen absolut raren Sammlerzustand! (mit Original-Packpapierverpackung) Diese Sammlung stammt aus einem Nachlaß eines Konvolutes von einem Robert-Kraft-Sammler

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        Etchings And Dry Points From 1901 To 1924

      London, P. & D. Colnaughi & Co., 1925 - First edition; a limited edition of 500 copies, of which this is No. 215. With an original etching titled " Artist and Model." (The artist, palette in hand, stands to the left. The young model sits holding a large book on her knees. Both are silhouetted against the light from a large studio window). Image size 8 ¾" x 5 3/4" (224 x 149 mm), and is signed in ink by McBey. The book is a catalog of 223 of McBey's works, each pictured and described with number of prints and proofs issued. 4to.( 32 cm.), 3 p. l., ix-xxiii, [228] pp., 1 l. frontispiece, illustrated. Original publisher's 1/4 calf and brown cloth. More than half of the leather on the spine is missing and a black stain intrudes from the spine to the top edges of the sides of the leather. Nevertheless this is a fine copy internally, including the original etching which, detached from the book and by itself, sells for $950.00 or more. The book is additionally signed by McBey to "a friend Ernest E. (sic) Roth. James McBey New York, 1 January 1930." Earnest D. Roth's copy. The volume weighs 4 lbs. Postage may be extra. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Road of Dreams

      London: Geoffrey Bles,, [1925]. Octavo. Original green cloth backing blue-green boards, spine label lettered in green, edges uncut. With the dust jacket. Ownership signature to the front free endpaper. Spine ends faded, contents foxed, bookseller's ticket to the rear pastedown, tips rubbed; a good copy in the jacket that has some nicks and chips to the edges. First and only edition, first impression, of her first book of poems, published at her own expense.

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        Sammlung: 8x Verhandlungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kinderheilkunde. Sitzungsberichte der Jahre 1924-1931. Im Auftrag der Gesellschaft herausgegeben von Dr. F. Goebel.

      Leipzig : Verlag von F.C.W. Vogel, 1925-1932.. Originalausgaben. 8 Bände, insgesamt ca. 3000 S., mit Illustrationen und Bildtafeln. 8° , Bibliothekseinband. Angeboten werden insgesamt acht Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft für Kinderheilkunde. Betrifft die Sitzungen der Jahre 1924 bis 1931. Die Bücher erschienen von 1925 bis 1932. Ausgesonderte Bibliotheksexemplare mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen. Einheitliche Bibliothekseinbände. Bücher außen etwas berieben, Kanten der Einbände stellenweise bestoßen. Seiten etwas nachgedunkelt, aber sauber. Bindung bei allen Bänden fest. Guter Gesamtzustand. Auf Anfrage senden wir Ihnen gern noch mehr Bilder des Angebotes. mbx zqx

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        Zwei weibliche Akte.

      . Feder in Blaugrau, grün und gelb aquarelliert, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, links unten monogrammiert "DMJ". 15,3:12,6 cm.. Während ihres Aufenthalts in Frankreich entwickelte die Künstlerin eine lichte, helle, ganz auf Pastelltönen aufgebaute Farbpalette. Auch unser Blatt ist in diesem Sinne aufgefaßt und könnte somit während oder kurz nach dieser Reise um 1925 entstanden sein. Die früh verstorbene Malerin und Graphikerin Dorothea Maetzel-Johannsen erlitt durch eine Gelenkrheumatismus-Erkrankung als Kind ein Herzleiden. 1903-1907 bildete sie sich an der Gewerbeschule Hamburg mit dem Abschluß als Zeichenlehrerin aus. Anschließend war sie an der Städtischen Mädchenschule in Schleswig tätig. 1910 heiratete sie den Architekten, Maler und Graphiker E. Maetzel (1877-1955). In den folgenden Jahren hielt sie sich wiederholt in Berlin auf. Dort 1918 kurze Ausbildung bei L. Corinth (1858-1924) und Umzug nach Hamburg, wo sie sich gemeinsam mit ihrem Mann an der Gründung der Hamburgischen Sezession beteiligte. 1923 erhielt sie durch Gustav Pauli, dem Direktor der Hamburger Kunsthalle, den Auftrag, vier große Wandbilder für den Vorraum zum großen Vortragssaal der Kunsthalle zu gestalten. 1925 fast halbjährige Reise nach Paris und Chartres sowie 1929 nach Kassel, wo sie sich durch die Behandlung bei einem Arzt eine Besserung ihres Herzleidens versprach, und September 1929 Visby auf Gotland. Jedoch verstarb sie nur wenige Monate später im Alter von erst 44 Jahren an Herzschwäche. Ihre Hauptthemen waren Landschaften, Akte, figürliche Darstellungen und Stilleben. Stilistisch war sie dem Expressionismus verpflichtet, darüber hinaus hatten P. Cezanne (1839-1906), die Fauvisten und Kubisten, auch O. Redon (1840-1916) Vorbildcharakter.

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        BARODA. A Large Silver Plated Presentation Phtograph Frame, Circa 1920s with Cast Arms of the State

      Unknown Maker, India 1925 - A very handsome presentation portrait photograph frame of arched rectangular shape with ribbon tied decoration to the edges, bearing the cast arms of the Maharaja of Baroda on the lower border and a coronet, scimitar and monogram on the arched top border. The monogram is probably that of Sayaji Rao Gaekwar and the frame appears to date form the 1920s. The reverse is covered in blue velvet and has a strut easel stand. It was probably intend to hold a signed portait of the Gaekwar that would have been presented to other ruling princes and important visitors such as European Royalty, Viceroys, Governors, etc. It could have been given on a visit by the Gaekwar to other palaces. Although the style of the frame is English it is probably of Indian manufacture; there are no markings other than a few scratch engraved letters or figures in an Indian scipt on the bottom edge. The copy of a photograph of two princes is not related. The giving and receiving of signed portraits in personalised frames was a very common feature of royal and aristocratic life in Europe and seems to have been enthusiastically adopted by many Indian Princes, especially after the 1877 Imperial Assemblage in Delhi. Most interior images of drawing rooms or durbar rooms in Indian palaces reveal how extensive the display of these frames was [we include an image of such a photograph in our collection to illustrate theis]. This example is particularly grand and we have left in the tarnished state in which it came to us: it would clean easily but we prefer to leave the decision about that to the purchaser. If the frame is to be exported it will incur extra charges for shipping. Size: 15 x 11 Ins Overall [39 x 28cm]

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