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        EIGHT ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS FROM "THE BABY'S ANIMAL BOOK" INCLUDING THE COVER ILLUSTRATION and a Copy of the Book.

      Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd, London 1925 - A fine collection of eight original full colour illustrations by G. D. Rowlandson that appeared in Warne's "Baby Animal Book" (in Warne's 'Popular Picture Books Series'). The book and illustrations are not dated but Copac give 1925 as the publication date. The illustrations include the cover design (with attached but separate typography), White Persian Cat; Turkey and Geese; Cow and Calf; Shetland Ponies; Rabbits and Parrots. A copy of the original book is also included. The illustrations are in watercolour on thick card; all are signed G. D. Rowlandson or initialed G. D. R. The dimensions are approx. 135 x 230mm; the cover illustration is larger format measuring 260 x 300mm; each has a contemporary brown paper protector. All are in very good condition. (The book is a little worn and rubbed to edges) There is a short marginal tear to the cover illustration which just touches the images, and some marginal pencil printing notes. An outstanding collection of original and decorative animal illustrations by an important artist: George Derville Rowlandson (1861-1928) was a British artist best known for his iconic hunting scenes and animal studies, as here. He was born in India in 1861 and studied art in Gloucester, Westminster and Paris. He worked in Bedford Park. (Note that three of the illustrations that appear in the book are not included in this collection) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Krakatit

      London: Geoffrey Bles, 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. Scans on request. An uncommon and desirable book.. 1st Ed in English. Cloth. VG/VG. Octavo.

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        Poésie I -II (1916-1923) *

      Gallimard, Paris 10.1.1925. - 2 tomes brochés, couvertures imprimées. Tranches un peu isolées, non coupé. Contient : Le cap de Bonne Espérance, Poésies, Vocabulaire, Plain-chant et Discours du grand sommeil (inédit). Beaux exemplaires de cette oeuvre poétique des débuts à laquelle l'auteur retrancha ses trois premiers recueils: La Lampe d'Aladin, Le Prince Frivole & La Danse de Sophocle. Édition en partie originale. L'un des 108 exemplaires de tête réimposés sur vergé, outre 362 vélin et 6 Lafuma-Navarre bleus hors commerce.

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        The Later Ceramic Wares of China

      Ernest Benn Ltd, London 1925 - xxix, 165pp + plates. 26 colour plates (8 fold-out), 50 b/w plates, all with tissue guards. Being the blue and white, famille verte, famille rose, monochromes, etc., of the K'ang Hsi, Yung Chêng, Ch'ien Lung and other periods of the Ch'ing Dynasty. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover faded. Some foxing to text Fawn hardback cloth cover with gilt lettering and decoration and beveled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Documenti dell'Archivio Caetani. REGESTA CHARTARUM. Regesto delle pergamene dell'Archivio Caetani. Vol. 1-2-3-4-5-6.

      Editore: Stab.to Stianti San Casciano Val di Pesa, San Casciano Val di Pesa -1932 1925 - Bross., cm 33x23,5, pp 383+447+399+414+365+412. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE JAZZ SINGER (Presentation Copy)

      Brentano's New York: Brentano's, 1925. Raphaelson, Samson. THE JAZZ SINGER. New York: Brentano's, 1925. FIRST EDITION. A bright, FINE copy in the rare original publisher's dust jacket which is VERY GOOD (slightly chipped at the top of the spine and the back panel, a little dust-soiled). A PRESENTATION COPY from the author to New York City's DRAMATISTS GUILD. A superb association: "For Dramatist's Guild/Samson Raphaelson/1977 (51 years later)." The Jazz Singer, filmed by Warner Brothers in 1927, was the first feature-length motion picture with synchronized dialogue sequences; it brought about the rise of the "talkies" and the decline of the silent film era. Using the Vitaphone sound-on-disc system, star Al Jolson sang a half-dozen songs making this the first true musical film as we think of it today. But its not just a major milestone in film history, Samson Raphaelson's story is a powerful one; Jakie Rabinowitz who goes against the traditions of his orthodox Jewish family by singing popular songs in a beerhall, is castigated by his synagogue cantor father and driven from home. Fast forward, Jakie becomes Jack Robin, a brilliant but tormented jazz singer. This story of an entertainer's hopes and dreams for a career coming into conflict with his culture and his faith is a classic and serves as the prototype for an entire genre. The first edition of THE JAZZ SINGER is virtually never found in its original dustjacket. Signed copies are exceptionally difficult to find. This is the only inscribed copy currently known to us and its association to The Dramatist's Guild is especially appealing. Samson Raphaelson died in 1983 after having won the lifetime achievement award from the Writer's Guild of America for his screenwriting. Among Samson Raphaelson's dozens of screen credits are such films as THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER (1939), SUSPICION (1943, directed by Alfred Hitchcock), and HEAVEN CAN WAIT (1943). (His son is the director Bob Rafelson who wrote FIVE EASY PIECES starring Jack Nicholson.) THE JAZZ SINGER is one of the most indispensable cornerstones for a "Literature Into Film" collection and, as far as we know, this is THE best copy available. . Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Fine/Very Good.

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        Where The Blue Begins by Christopher Morley

      London: William Heinemann, 1925. Hardcover. Orig. half black cloth spine lettered and illustrated in gilt with cream paper boards. Near fine./No Dust Jacket. 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.

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        Annette and Sylvie [Signed], Being Volume I of The Soul Enchanted [L'Âme enchantée]

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1925. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. A Very Good + copy of Romain Rolland's "Annette and Sylvie", being the first installment of his larger work "L'Âme enchantée" ["The Enchanted Soul"] originally published in French in seven volumes issued over an eleven-year period (1922 and 1933) SIGNED BY ROMAIN ROLLAND on the Limitation Page and here published by Henry Holt and Company in English translation for the first time. This is copy 13 of 515 copies issued on rag, laid paper and specially bound in brown paper boards with a white paper spine lettered and lined in gilt. [Holt also issued unsigned copies of this title in the same year.] Romain Rolland won the 1915 Nobel Prize in Literature "as a tribute to the lofty idealism of his literary production and to the sympathy and love of truth with which he has described different types of human beings". This is a Very Good + copy with some expected tanning to the spine and rather minor handling soil. Collectible copies of Rolland's works in English translation are quite uncommon, and copies of this Limited Edition title have become surprisingly scarce. Most copies that do turn up tend to have considerable wear and weak or split hinges. A Very Good + copy in nicer condition than usually seen (when seen at all), SIGNED BY ROMAIN ROLLAND.

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        Im Irrgarten

      Frankfurt A.M.: Bertele, Bilder, Buecher, (c. 1925). Quarto. (26)pp. First edition. Written and illustrated with thirteen fantastic, chromolithographed plates by Kleyer, who studied under the expressionist painter and printmaker Ludwig Meidner. Kleyer’s text, which is a series of rhyming couplets printed on facing pages, concerns a family visit to a carnival, where they enter a funhouse maze. The majority of the illustrations are concerned with depicting the various distorted reflections the two little girls, their parents, and the family dog see while traversing the funhouse. These illustrations possess a distinctly surreal aesthetic reminiscent of the pioneering artwork of Winsor McCay for his Little Nemo in Slumberland. Bound in original cloth-backed illustrated boards, which show light soiling. Overall, a near fine copy of a scarce book.

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        Mon corps et moi

      Editions du Sagittaire 1925 - - Editions du Sagittaire, Paris _1925, 16x21cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 14 exemplaires imprimés sur Hollande, tirage de tête après 6 japon. Exemplaire à toute marge, plats de couverture doublés, dos insolé, quelques rousseurs affectant surtout les témoins. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Great Gatsby

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1925. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt and to upper board in blind. Contemporary pencilled ownership inscription to front free endpaper. A little discolouration to spine and edges of boards, spine rolled. A very good copy. First edition, first printing, the first state of the text with "chatter" on page 6o, line 16, "northern" page 119:22, "sick in tired" page 205:9-10, and "Union Street station" page 211:7-8.

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        The Shining Pyramid

      London, Martin Secker. 1925, 1925. Signed Limited Edition. This copy number 88 of 250. 8vo. 190pp. Publisher's royal blue cloth titled in gilt to spine, minor bumping and edgewear, bright and clean. In grey dustwrapper titled and decorated in black to spine and front board with Secker device to rear panel. Dustwrapper has edgewear and sections of loss to spine panel, tape reinforcement to verso of wrapper, nevertheless a handsome copy. Internally clean, edges untrimmed and indeed, mostly unopened.

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        Suggestions pour étoffes et tapis *

      Ch. Massin & cie, Paris (1925 ?). - En feuilles 47 x 34, sous cartable à triple attaches demi toile bleue, pièce de titre illustrée et rehaussée d'or en impression bicolore. Menues traces d'usure, dont quelques piqûres sur le double feuillet de titre, de qualité inférieur au papier des planches. Remarquable publication art-déco que cette suite d'images aux coloris vifs et chatoyants, d'une folle gaieté. En bel état de conservation, vu le format imposant et fragilisant.

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        Bronze of an African figure

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

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        The Field Barn

      1925. () Fine. 24 X 26.5 CM (9.5 X 10.5 inches) original coloured woodcut on paper, edition of 100. In 2.5 CM (1 inch) brushed silver metal conservation frame with slight wear. Off white acid free matting. In extremely good condition, with no fading or acid burn. Crisp, Clean colours. Frame measures 45.75 X 47 CM (18 X 18.5 inches). Metal wire hanger across back. With a pencil notation of the title below the image to the left, across from this, to the bottom right of the image is Phillips' signature (also in pencil. Boulet MBL81. For a reproduction of the image see page 77 in Boulet "The Tranquility and the Turbulence". A beautiful woodcut by the famous Canadian artist depicting barns in the english countryside from the families trip to England 1924-25. A soft and Idyllic landscape with delicate trees in the distance, a beautifully thatched barn complex and calm reflective pool. Graceful lines and beautiful details (including a small cow to the bottom right). The excellent quality of framing and pristine condition makes this print especially desirable. Walter Joseph Phillips (October 25, 1884 – July 5, 1963) was an English-born Canadian painter and woodcutter, acclaimed as one of Canada's most famous printmakers and for popularizing the colour woodcut in the style of the Japanese. His artistic career spanned from the 1900s through the 1940s, during which time his work was exhibited throughout North America and Great Britain. In 1940 he was asked to become a resident artist at the Banff Centre, then known as the Banff School of Fine Arts, where he played an important role in the development of their visual arts program. Its Walter Phillips Gallery, which focuses on contemporary art, is named after him. The Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta holds an extensive collection of Phillips works and a research archive..

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        Bucklin and Allied Families / Genealogical and Biographical

      NY, American Historical Society, 1925. [203] p., 10 plates (6 portraits, 4 heraldry); 32 cm. Dedicated to James Darius King Kennedy, 1850-1923, husband of the author. This genealogy deals with the Indiana Kennedys and families connected by marriage, including Keating, Emerson, Moody, Bucklin (the author's maternal line), Bosworth, Sabin, Read, Carpenter, Arnold-Smith, Fenner, Waterman, Palmer, Hunt, Olney, Whipple, Brown, Smith, Bulkeley and several others of the Bucklin heritage. A sumptuous printing bound in unsigned full blue morocco with crests and red inlaid borders, red leather for the inner covers, white silk endpapers. Fine, gift quality. Stock#OB781 oversize.

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        Le maître du navire *

      G.Crès, Paris 1925. - Broché 25 x 20, couverture imprimée rempliée. Non coupé avec quelques piqûres en tête qui devraient être atténuées voire disparaître une fois le livre ouvert, ex-libris de Pierre de Coubertin. L'un des 45 exemplaires numérotés sur Madagascar. Bel illustré sur le thème de prédilection du peintre, les voyages exotiques, pour preuve voyez son "Robinson" qui passe pour l'un de ses livres les plus réussis.D'une rare fraîcheur insulaire.

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        Ueber quantentheoretische Umdeutung kinematischer und mechanischer Beziehungen

      Berlin: Julius Springer, 1925 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. In: Zeitschrift für Physik. Vol. 33, pp. 879-893. Berlin: J. Springer, 1925. 8vo (22,5x16 cm). Whole vol. with 256 text illustr. and vii, 950 pp. Volume title with library stamp and shelf number. Contemp. half cloth with gilt spine and remnants of glue on spine. ---- PMM 417b; Poggendorff VI, 1070 - First edition of Heisenberg's groundbreaking paper announcing the invention of quantum mechanics, published in the "Zeitschrift für Physik" on July 25, 1925. - Entire volume, also includes two papers on quantum theory by Max Born and Pascal Jordan: "Zur Quantentheorie aperiodischer Vorgänge", pp. 479-508. (cf. DSB XV, 41). ---- Erste Ausgabe der grundlegenden Untersuchung. "Mit ihr war das Fundament der neuen, mit nicht vertauschbaren Größen operierenden Quantenmechanik geschaffen, die mit einem Schlag alle Unstimmigkeiten der älteren Theorie beseitigte" (DBE). - Im vollständigen Band, darin auch die beiden Arbeiten "Zur Quantentheorie aperiodischer Vorgänge" von M. Born u. P. Jordan (S. 479-508)..

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        Paulina 1880 *

      Gallimard, Paris 24.10.1925. - Broché, couverture imprimée bicolore. Décharge d'un feuillet (publicitaire ?) sur première garde & menus défauts. Un texte important, un titre donc recherché, même en papier de base. Édition originale. L'un des 893 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin pur-fil Lafuma-Navarre, après 109 vergé réimposés.

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        Ulysses

      Shakespeare and Company, 1925. Softcover. Good. Shakespeare and Company, Paris 1925. Sixth Printing of the First Edition. Scarce Sixth Printing. White wraps. Book Condition: Good, spots and darkening at the front cover and spine, shelf wear, rubbing, curling pages at the first 10 pages, missing rear cover. Comes in a poly bag with cardboard backing.

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        Robert Flaherty Photogravures of Eskimos

      New York: Revillon Freres [circa 1925], 1st Edition. () 6pp. Very good. Original grey paper covered, fold over cardboard box. Box is quite worn. Inside is a heavy paper folder to hold the prints. This folder is heavily stained on the outside. Inside are six loose photogravure plates with the original margins being 33.5 X 50 cm. The image sizes vary. Three images are full size and three have had the margins cut down. These three images were matted. All images still have ample margins but the three trimmed images vary in size. Four of the six still have the original tipped on paper label. The three wide margin images are generally very clean with only minor edge fraying. The three trimmed images have a bit of staining from the mat with one image having a small old tide line which really does not effect the image. Overall they are very attractive as a set. Also included is a photocopy of the origninal insert which accompanied the set. The insert states that the six images were chosen from a group of 18 and were made during a series of five expeditions over eight years. Contents as follows: the Huskie; Eskimo Kayak in Northeastern Hudson Bay; the Hunter, Eskimo in the rough ice-fields; Nyla and child; Allegoo; and Tooktoo. The set has its faults but is very scarce on the market these days..

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        Über das Unendliche.Berlin: Springer, 1925/1926. First edition, offprint issue.

      Very rare separate printing (WorldCat locates just two copies) of the most detailed exposition of Hilbert's proposal for the foundation of classical mathematics, which became known as Hilbert's Program. This paper further contains his attempted proof of the continuum hypothesis which led to the later work of Kurt Gödel and Paul Cohen. (Van Heijenoort: From Frege to Gödel, pp.367-92:) "Hilbert devoted to the foundations of mathematics a series of papers ... Among all these contributions the 1925 paper [the offered item] stands out as the most comprehensive presentation of Hilbert's ideas. It is the text of an address delivered in Münster on 4 June 1925 at a meeting organized by the Westphalian Mathematical Society to honor the memory of Weierstrass. In addition to the original version [ibid], two modified ones [were published in 1927 and 1930]. These, however, are abbreviated and besides other passages, omit entirely the section that deals with the continuum problem ... The paper consists of two quite distinct parts. The first is a clear and forceful presentation of Hilbert's ideas at the time on the foundations of mathematics. It starts by recalling how Weiserstrass eliminated references to 'infinity' in analysis (Hilbert could have mentioned Cauchy and D'Alembert) and reviews the role played by infinite in physics, set theory, and, when we deal with general propositions, logic. Leaning on the example of arithmetic, it introduces the distinction between finitary and ideal propositions, and it undertakes a simultaneous formalization of logic and arithmetic ... The second part of the paper is a sketch of an attempted proof of the continuum hypothesis. Stated for the first time by Cantor at the very beginning of the development of set theory (1878), presented by Hilbert as Problem no. 1 in his famous list of unsolved mathematical problems (1900), the continuum problem for years resisted the efforts of mathematicians. The only partial result known at the time of Hilbert's attempted proof was König's: the power of the continuum is not a limit of denumerably many smaller cardinal numbers ... Instead of the set of real numbers Hilbert considers the equivalent set of number-theoretic functions and undertakes to prove that there is a mapping of the set of ordinals of the second number class onto the set of these functions. By dealing with the definitions of functions rather than with the functions themselves the argument takes on a metamathematical aspect that is absent from Cantor's work. The fact that the values of a number-theoretic function may be made to depend on the solvability of a certain mathematical problem establishes a connection between the second part of the paper and the first, and Hilbert invokes his previously expressed conviction that every well-posed mathematical problem is solvable. If the definition of a function involves the solvability of a mathematical problem, it will contain an unbounded existential quantifier, or, in Hilbert's system, the ε-function. Convinced of the possibility of justifying the transfinite part of mathematics by metamathematical means, Hilbert states as Lemma I that such definitions of functions can be replaced by recursive definitions, in which, except for a string of prenex universal quantifiers, no quantifier occurs. ... Hilbert then proceeds to show that, since recursion equations defining functions contain 'variable-types' of increasing height, these equations parallel the definitions of the ordinals of the second number class. ... Among several unproved statements, it contains in particular, as Lemma II, the assertion that in the definitions of number-theoretic functions transfinite recursion can be replaced by ordinary recursion. Hilbert's attempt aroused few comments. Paul Lévy recalls: 'Zermelo told me in 1928 that even in Germany nobody understood what Hilbert meant'. ... The continuum hypothesis was proved by Gödel (1938, 1939, 1940) to be consistent with the customary axioms of set theory and by Cohen (1963-64) to be independent of these axioms. ... In his review of Gödel's second paper of the consistency of the continuum (1939), Bernays wrote: 'The whole Gödel reasoning may also be considered as a way of modifying the Hilbert project for a proof of the Cantor continuum hypothesis, as described in [Über das Unendliche, 1925], so as to make it practical and at the same time generalizable to higher powers'.". See also Parkinson: Breakthroughs, p.199 and Bell: Men of Mathematics, p.63.. 8vo: 226 x 157 mm. Offprint from: Mathematische Annalen, vol. 95, pp. [161] - 190. Bound with a light green backstrip as issued, a fine copy. Besides the two copies located by WorldCat in Germany and Holland, we could locate three other offprints; one in the Paul Hertz collection of the University of Pittsburgh, and two copies in a private collection

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        The Mother's Recompense

      D. Appleton and Company, New York,, 1925. Octavo. Original burgundy cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt. Spine very dull but an excellent copy. First Edition, First Printing. With the author's presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "John from E. W. May 9 1925". The recipient was John Hugh-Smith, an intimate of Wharton's. The author has made two corrections to the text.

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        Vers et prose *

      Perrin et cie, Paris (1925). - Relié pleine fibre naturelle exotico-énigmatique, peut-être à base de bananier ou de coco, décorée à la main, pièce de titre frappée or au dos. Un poil défraîchi (hihihi). Exemplaire qui porte bien son nom, de la plus touchante façon, s'agissant de celui de notre peintre Lélo Fiaux, deux fois signé à son nom; s'il s'agit d'une modeste réimpression, l'originale étant de 1893, à laquelle on a pas cru bon de laisser la fragile couverture, le dos et les plats sont largement décorés de structures géométriques par l'artiste, dans des tons de sépia dont elle fit maints lavis qui m'ont ravi.Émouvante relique.

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        Wylye Mill Bridge

      1925. () Fine. 30 X 24 CM (8.25 X 9.5 inches) original coloured woodcut on paper, 34 / 100. In 2 CM (0.75 inch) brushed gilt conservation frame with only very slight wear. Off white acid free matting and Tru Vue UV protectant conservation glass. In extremely good condition, with no fading or acid burn. Crisp, Clean colours. Frame measures 40 X 43 CM (15.75 X 17 inches). Metal wire hanger across back. A pencil notation of the title and edition number is below the image to the left and across from this, to the bottom right of the image, is Phillips' signature (also in pencil). With provenance at back. Boulet MBL80. For a reproduction of the image see page 76 in Boulet "The Tranquility and the Turbulence". A beautiful woodcut by the famous Canadian artist depicting a bridge in the town of Wylye where Phillip's and his family spend "a busy and frigid winter" during their trip to England 1924-25. In the image a delicate light at the bottom of a greyish sky settles over the strong lines of the towns roof's and organic texture of the bridge in the foreground. Oodcut by the famous Canadian artist depicting a bridge in the town of Wylye where Phillip's and his family spend "a busy and frigid winter" during their trip to England 1924-25. In the image a delicate light at the bottom of a greyish sky settles over the strong lines of the towns roof's and organic texture of the bridge in the foreground. The excellent quality of framing and pristine condition makes this print especially desirable. Walter Joseph Phillips (October 25, 1884 – July 5, 1963) was an English-born Canadian painter and woodcutter, acclaimed as one of Canada's most famous printmakers and for popularizing the colour woodcut in the style of the Japanese. His artistic career spanned from the 1900s through the 1940s, during which time his work was exhibited throughout North America and Great Britain. In 1940 he was asked to become a resident artist at the Banff Centre, then known as the Banff School of Fine Arts, where he played an important role in the development of their visual arts program. Its Walter Phillips Gallery, which focuses on contemporary art, is named after him. The Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta holds an extensive collection of Phillips works and a research archive..

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        . “Über quantentheoretische Umdeutung kinematischer und mechanischer Beziehungen” by Heisenberg in Zeitschrift für Physik, 33, 1925, pp. 879-893. With “Zur Quantenmechanik” by Born and Jordan in Zeitschrift für Physik, 34, 1925, pp. 858-888. With: “Zur Quantenmechanik II” by Born, Heisenberg and Jordan in Zeitschrift für Physik, 35, 1926, pp.557-615

      First editions of three landmark papers that together formed the theoretical foundation of quantum mechanics. “In spite of its high-sounding name and its successful solutions of numerous problems in atomic physics, quantum theory, and especially the quantum theory of polyelectronic systems, prior to 1925, was, from the methodological point of view, a lamentable hodgepodge of hypotheses, principles, theorems, and computational recipes rather than a logical consistent theory. Every single quantum-theoretic problem had to be solved first in terms of classical physics; its classical solution had then to pass through the mysterious sieve of the quantum conditions or, as it happened in the majority of cases, the classical solution had to be translated into the language of quanta in conformance with the correspondence principle… In short, quantum theory still lacked two essential characteristics of a full-fledged scientific theory, conceptual autonomy and logical consistency” (Jammer, The Conceptual Development of Quantum Mechanics, 196). The work of Heisenberg, Born, and Jordan in these first edition papers began to rectify these issues and together marked the “starting point for the new quantum mechanics,” also called matrix mechanics (DSB). "In May 1925, Heisenberg took on a new and difficult problem, the calculation of the line intensities of the hydrogen spectrum. Just as he had done with Kramers and Bohr, Heisenberg began with a Fourier analysis of the electron orbits. When the hydrogen orbit proved too difficult, he turned to the anharmonic oscillator. With a new multiplication rule relating the amplitudes and frequencies of the Fourier components to observed quantities, Heisenberg succeeded in quantizing the equations of motion for this system in close analogy with the classical equations of motion.in June Heisenberg returned to Göttingen, where he drafted his fundamental paper [the first paper offered], which he completed in July. In this paper Heisenberg proclaimed that the quantum mechanics of atoms should contain only relations between experimentally observable quantities. The resulting formalism served as the starting point for the new quantum mechanics, based, as Heisenberg's multiplication rule implied, on the manipulation of ordered sets of data forming a mathematical matrix.Born and his assistant, Pascual Jordan, quickly developed the mathematical content of Heisenberg's work into a consistent theory with the help of abstract matrix algebra [the second paper offered].Their work, in collaboration with Heisenberg, culminated in their "three-man paper" ["Dreimännerarbeit" - the third paper offered] that served as the foundation of matrix mechanics. Confident of the correctness of the new theory, Heisenberg, Pauli, Born, Dirac, and others began applying the difficult mathematical formalism to the solution of lingering problems” (DSB).Three volumes Zeitschrift für Physik. Recently rebound in a handsome grey cloth. Near fine condition inside and out.

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        Eloges *

      Gallimard, (Paris) 15.5.1925. - Broché 29 x 21, couverture imprimée. Début de fissure en tête (un peu insolée sur quelques centimètres, comme les tranches), quelques piqûres. Exemplaire de petit luxe peu fréquent de cet ouvrage pré publié sans nom d'auteur en tiré à part de la NRF à 120 exemplaires en 1911, de la plus insigne rareté.Mériterait une légère restauration ou une élégante reliure. Édition en partie originale. L'un des 63 exemplaires numérotés sur Vergé de Navarre, outre 15 Whatman et 550 Vergé baroque.

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        The Knave of Hearts

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. Very nice example of a Parrish classic. Sound binding with sound hinges. Bright and clean with only some light wear and occasional faint finger smudge. However, two small scuffs; one on the rear endpaper and one on the plate at page 27, so . . . priced accordingly.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Parrish, Maxfield. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        The Opportunities of a Night

      London: Chapman Hall, 1925. Octavo. xxx, 188pp. First edition, limited issue. One of 1,000 copies printed at the Curwen Press. This copy is inscribed by Huxley: "The Opportunities of a Night. (Not a good translation, if I may say so. See the passage quoted in the original French on p xix of the introduction and compare with the translation: there is a blunder which destroys the whole point) Aldous Huxley." Translated by Eric Sutton from the French, and with an Introduction by Huxley. Bound in tan patterned paper-covered boards backed in tan cloth, gilt-titled to spine. In the original dust wrapper of matching patterned paper, bearing a printed label to the front panel. Light foxing to edges and endpapers, short closed tear to front panel of dust wrapper and spine slightly toned, else fine. T.e.g. With the bookplate of English author Dennis Wheatley, who was known for his bestselling thrillers and mysteries.

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        THE ROAR OF THE CROWD

      1925. Very Good. CORBETT, James L. THE ROAR OF THE CROWD: The true tale of the rise and fall of a champion. With a forward by Robert Gordon Anderson. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1925. First edition. Ink inscription from Corbett on the ffep. "with best wishes" and signed "Jas J Corbett Apl 11/25." Illustrated. Octavo. xiv,329,[1] pp., + [2] adv. pp. Publisher's green cloth binding with title printed in gold on spine and upper board. Cloth is slightly darkened on spine and shows occasional light wear overall. Front hinge has a hairline crack. Text leaves are clean but for some small spots of soiling and/or thumbing in margins. One leaf (p. 145/6) has a short closed tear. A very good copy, inscribed.

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        The Roar Of The Crowd: The True Tale Of The Rise And Fall Of A Champion

      Putnam, New York 1925 - James John "Gentleman Jim" Corbett (1886-1933) defeated the great John L. Sullivan to become world heavyweight boxing champion in1892 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Corbett's new scientific boxing technique enabled him to dodge Sullivan's rushing attacks, and wear him down with jabs. First edition. 8vo. xiv + 329pp. + 1 page of adverts at the back. Portrait frontis and tissue guard., 14 further plates. Internally very good plus, clean and bright. Dust-wrapper, sl rubbed, chipped at top and bottom of the spine which has a small blank sticker centrally placed. Larger section missing from bottom left corner of rear wrapper. Lightly rubbed else very good condition. [Hartley, 411]

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        RUPERT AND THE MAGIC TOY MAN

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

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        History Of The Blackburn Rovers Football Club 1875-1925

      Blackburn: George Toulmin 1925 - An early history of one of the dominant clubs in the early days of the Football League. The book covers the club's glory, glory days when they were Cup winners five times in the 1880s and 1890s and two league titles before the First World War. Published to mark the club's golden jubilee. First Edition. 8vo. 219pp. Frontispiece, 28 plates. Original royal blue buckram, gilt titles to front cover and spine, spine browned and sl rubbed with wear to the head. Close to the lower margin inside f/c is dealer label of Andrew Glover, of Frances Street, Truro. A good copy of this scarce and early club history. [Seddon, B151]

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        Where the Blue Begins

      1925. first edition. A Man's Best Friend[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. MORLEY, Christopher. Where the Blue Begins. With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heinemann; New York: Doubleday Page & Co., [1925]. Edition de Luxe, limited to 175 numbered and signed by Arthur Rackham, this being copy No. 30. Quarto (11 x 7 3/4 in; 281 x 200 mm.). x, [2,], 227, [1, blank] pp. With four color-plates including frontispiece, and sixteen line drawings. Quarter black buckram over cream paper boards. Spine tooled in gilt. Top edge gilt. Partially unopened. Bookplate on front pastedown. A near fine copy.Where the Blue Begins is a satire about a dog named Gissing (after the author George Gissing) who lives alone (except for his Japanese butler Fuji the Pug), in a little house in the country, in a woodland suburb region called the Canine Estates… In this book all of the characters are dogs… Poodles, Spaniels, Chows, Beagles, Sealyham's, Mastiffs, Dachshunds, Whippets, Borzois', Airedales, Dobermann-Pinschers, Pointers and Scotties. The story appeared two years after Morley's collection of humorous essays Pipefuls. "No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does."What breed of dog was Gissing? Read the story and find out…Latimore and Haskell, p. 60. Riall, p.154.

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        Fermé la nuit - Ouvert la nuit *

      NRF/Gallimard, Paris 1925. - Reliure signée de Ad. Lavaux, demi maroquin noir à coins, dos à nerfs décoré d'un semis d'étoiles, titre et tête dorés, couverture et dos conservés. On joint à cet illustré classieux son indispensable complément, "Ouvert la nuit", publié l'année précédente chez le même éditeur à 320 exemplaire: le nôtre, le premier des 305 numérotés sur Vergé d'Arches (après 5 Whatman avec double suite et 10 Vieux Japon avec suite), est relié en demi maroquin à bandes bleu nuit, de même facture et condition (hormis la signature du relieur et les nerfs absents - ne perdons pas les nôtres - ainsi qu'un malheureux tampon de possesseur au faux-titre) que son alter ego. Il est ymagé de six aquarelles hors-texte, soigneusement reproduites par Saudé, de Dufy, Favory (notre préféré), La Fresnaye, Lhôte (on accueille toujours ses livres avec plaisir ici), Moreau & Dunoyer de Segonzac.Ravissant ensemble décoratif, ayant préservé les fragiles et précieuses couvertures. Première édition illustrée. L'un des 370 exemplaires numérotés (344) sur vélin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre, après 7 Whatman avec triple suite des gravures, le premier enrichi des dessins originaux, 10 Vieux Japon avec double suite et 30 Madagascar avec suite.

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        La Légion d'Honneur sa société d'entr'aide son musée. Les Anciens Ordres Français de Chevalerie

      Paris, Renouard (1925).. gr.-4°. 337 S. mit 65 tlw. farb. Taf. in Lichtdruck u. zahlr. Faksimile. OLdr. Mit Goldpräg. Kl. Bereibung am Rü. Eines von 300 num. Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf papier vélin d'Arches. (GA 1010). Roter Ganzlederband von Ch. Vermuyse. Ganzgoldschnitt, Linienvergold auf beiden Deckeln u. Innendeckeln. Farb. Lederintarsie der Ordensmedaille am Rücken. - In publishers full red morocco with insert medal of Honor to spine.

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        Brautwerbung. Käfer-Ritter, von einem Zwerg begleitet, wirbt mit einer Kette um das Akelei- und Rapunzel-Fräulein. Farblithographie von 4 Platten. .

      1925 1925 - 47 x 37 cm , 23 x 17 cm, Einriss am linken Rand (1, 5 cm ins Blatt, hinterlegt) Rechts unten im Stein signiert: E. Kreidolf. [Huggler 222. - Jahresgabe der Bernischen Kunstgesellschaft 1925]. 1100 gr.

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        Brautwerbung. Käfer-Ritter, von einem Zwerg begleitet, wirbt mit einer Kette um das Akelei- und Rapunzel-Fräulein. 1925. Farblithographie auf Velin. Rechts unten im Stein signiert: E.Kreidolf.

      - 22,9 : 17,4 auf 47 : 37,3 cm. Huggler 222. – Jahresgabe der Bernischen Kunstgesellschaft 1925.

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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.

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        The Tin-Printer and Box Maker - The Only Journal Devoted Solely to the Interests of the Tin Box Tade

      1925 - First 7 years (1925 - 1931) of this rare monthly, all issues (8 1/2 x 11")in excellent condition, except for bookplate on advertisement page verso across from front page of January issues in all bound volumes. Blue cloth with gilt titles on spines. Many advertisements in this specialty English industry journal. Text, As New, brighter than appears on these I-Phone photos. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Andalusia Bookman]
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