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        The Shining Pyramid

      Martin Secker 1925 - First edition. 8vo. Four page introduction by Machen. Original gilt stamped blue cloth. Dust jacket (unclipped, price is on spine). Very good-fine. 190 pages. No signatures or bookplates. No. 2 of 250 copies on large paper. Printed by The London and Norwich Press, Norwich. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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      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 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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      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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      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]

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        Deux albums photos de famille d'un étudiant vietnamien, à Nice dans les années 20

      Deux albums de photos: 20x18cm (14 planches fortes recto-verso) et 26x19cm (16 planches recto-verso, format à l'italienne). 5 photos-portrait (format carte postale) et plus de 300 petites photos noir et blanc(4,5 x 6,5cm). Les clichés sont de 1923-24-25 et peut-être du début des années 30. Bel ensemble. (TV)

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        Moussa le petit noir *

      G.Crès, Paris 1925. - Broché 25 x 20, couverture imprimée rempliée. Discrètes piqûres en tête, ex-libris de Pierre de Coubertin avec cette formule si masculine "voir loin - parler franc - agir ferme". Charmant illustré nord africain, un contrepoint au "Notes et croquis de voyages" de Maurice Barraud qui baigne dans les mêmes eaux et époques. Il possède sur ce dernier l'avantage d'un peu de couleur qui en fait toute la fraîcheur ? Retrouve-t-on cette qualité dans le texte, oeuvre de la femme du peintre ? Je laisserai le lecteur juge, n'ayant eu l'occasion de m'y plonger.Notre bel exemplaire, de provenance olympique, comporte une suite des 25 dessins en fin, dont les hors texte colorés. Édition originale. L'un des 45 exemplaires numérotés sur Madagascar, outre 5 Japon, 300 Rives et 15 hors commerce.

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        A history of Japan (3 volume set)

      K. Paul, Trench, Trubner & co., ltd, 1925. Hardcover. Very Good. 3 volume set. Near fine, suitable for a gift. Clean, unmarked pages. Good binding and cover. Hardcover. No dust jackets. Many maps, plates. Kegan Paul, 1925. Minor shelf wear. Ships daily.

      [Bookseller: SequiturBooks]
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      Philadelphia: The Centaur Book Shop, 1925 & 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Minor fraying to spine tips. Near Fine copies. Two volumes bound in original cloth-backed decorated boards. The first volume is copy #40 of only 100 SIGNED by both the bibliographer and by Lawrence. The rather scarce Supplement volume is copy #39 of only 60 copies SIGNED by the bibliographer. An attractive large-paper set.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Suite gravée pour "Alchimie verbale" de Edmond Gilliard] *

      [Aux Éditions du Verseau, Lausanne 12.1925.]. - 22 bois originaux couplés par paire en 11 feuillets sur Chine 24 x 17, sous portefeuille de papier fantaisie noir et or à rabats avec lacets. Destinée aux 15 exemplaires de luxe (3 Japon et 12 Grand Hollande) de l'ouvrage du co-fondateur des éditions, cette suite rare isolée idéale pour truffer un volume défaillant.Divers essais joint sur papiers joint, totalisant 32 bois.Suite pure sans ajouts ni portefeuille, à mi-prix[Kuenzi 100]

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        Survey Graphic: Harlem: Mecca of the New Negro, March 1925 Issue - Vol. 6, No. 6

      New York: Survey Graphic, 1925 Extremely rare original copy of the this special issue of Graphic Survey Magazine dedicated to Harlem, black culture, and the amazing explosion of arts and literature coming out of there at the time. Former library copy with stamp on front wrapper, otherwise no library markings. Front and rear wrappers are detached but present and with minimal loss along stapled edge. Internally text is clean and binding remains intact aside for the leaf comprising pages 709, 710 which are detached from binding. All illustrations and text are bright and clean. This issue is a truly monumental moment in world and especially American cultural history. The issue was guest edited by Alain Locke who gathered together the great minds and artists of Harlem to contribute to this issue, including Langston Hughes; Jean Toomer, W.E.B DuBois, Albert Barnes, etc. This issue was the foundation for Locke's work, The New Negro, published later that year and for bringing attention to the movement that would come to be called the Harlem Renaissance.

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        Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 13: Die Afrikanischen Tagfalter

      Alfred Kernen, Stuttgart 1925 - 2 vols: vii, [ii], 613, 80 fine colour plates. 4to. HB. Half morocco. Vg copy: top corner cut from title page; a few pages slightly affected by adhesion to facing page (minor surface damage to two figures on one plate; small perforation to another - not affecting figures). Text German. African Butterflies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Barchester Novels, The

      1925. A Fine Set of Anthony Trollope’s “Barchester Novels”TROLLOPE, Anthony. The Barchester Novels. London: Robert Hayes, [n.d., 1925]. Six octavo volumes (8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches; 210 x 135 mm.). ix, [1, blank], [1], [1, blank], 492; vi, 492; vi, [1], [1, blank], 648; vi, 514; [6], 279, [1, blank]; vi, 475, [1, blank] pp. Eighty black and white plates (including frontispieces).Comprising: Doctor Thorne, with eight plates by H.L. Shindler; Framley Parsonage, with six plates by Sir John E. Millais, Bart., P.R.A.; The Warden, with eight full-page illustrations by F. C. Tilney; Barchester Towers, with eight plates by F.C. Tilney; The Small House at Allington, with eighteen plates by Sir John E. Millais, Bart., P.R.A.; and The Last Chronicle of Barset, with thirty-two plates by George H. Thomas. Original green diagonally-ribbed cloth. Front cover ruled in blind with gilt facsimile signature of Anthony Trollope in center, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, back cover ruled in blind. A fine set. Original green dust jackets printed in black (light wear to dust jackets).The illustrations for Framley Parsonage and The Small House at Allington by Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896) first appeared in The Cornhill Magazine’s 1860-1862 first edition serializations; they are considered by Houfe to be the best examples of Millais’s “sketchy modern style for the contemporary illustration” (Houfe, The Dictionary of 19th Century British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists, p. 228). George Housman Thomas’s (1824-1868) illustrations for The Last Chronicle of Barset originally appeared in Smith, Elder’s 1866-1867 thirty-two part serialized first edition in wrappers.

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      Paris: René Kieffer, [1925].. iv,221,[3]pp. including map. Octavo. Full black Niger morocco, raised bands, elaborately decorated in blind with an African shield motif, t.e.g., original decorated wrappers bound in, by Kieffer. A fine copy. First illustrated edition, with color "Décors négres" by Jean Vergély. Prefatory note by Raymond Escholier. This is copy #1 of fifty copies specially printed on Japon Imperial, in addition to one thousand copies on vélin. The first edition of this fictional depiction of life in the Congo and environs appeared in 1924, and was picked up in the then current vogue for explorations of African exoticism. MONOD 2634. WORK, p. 238.

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        Rêveries d'un promeneur solitaire. Dessins de Bernard Naudin. [reliure signée de l'UCAD]

      Paris: René Kieffer, 1925. Livre. Illus. by Bernard Naudin. Très bon. Reliure signée. In-8. Paris, René Kieffer, 1925. Coll. "L'amour des livres" (n° 4). 20,5 x 14,5 cm (R), in-8, 217 (2) pp., ornements en vert dans le texte, reliure de plein maroquin vert émeraude, dos à 4 nerfs repoussés, ornements géométriques à froid et en or sur les mors et au dos, contreplats mosaïqués de maroquin noir en encadrement, encadrement d'or et à froid, doublure de moire, tête dorée, couverture illustrée et dos conservés (reliure signée U.C.A.D. [Union Centrale de Arts Décoratifs]). Tirage à 1050 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 1000 sur vélin teinté de cuve (n° 298). Très rare reliure signée de l'UCAD, probablement présentée à l'une des expositions des Arts décoratifs vers 1925-1930. Le dos a intégralement viré au brun, sinon parfait..

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      Paris Emile-Paul Frères 1925. 19.2x25 cm., 293 pp., édition illustrée de 20 gravures sur bois en couleurs par Pierre Falké, relié demi-maroquin vert à coins, signée par Laurent Peeters - Anvers. Filet doré cernant les plats de pap., dos orné, dos à 4 nerfs et finnement fleuronnés dorés (décor floral), tête dorée, couverture imprimée d'éditeur. Tirage limité. Tirage de 369 exemplaires dont 300 sur papier vergé de rives numérotés de 70 à 369.

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        Mrs. Dalloway

      London: Hogarth Press, 1925. First Edition. Light foxing, especially to preliminary pages, light bump to one corner. VG (no Dust Jacket). Extremely uncommon first edition

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        The Uncollected Work of Aubrey Beardsley 82/110 Ltd Ed

      Bodley Head 1925. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 1st edition Bodley Head 1925. No. 82 of a limitation of just 110 with extra illustrations on Japan vellum, bound in cream buckram, gilt illustrations and titling. Upper hinge cracked but solid, slight bumping to corners, else a very good copy of the limited edition. Complete with all 162 numbered and 6 unnumbered plates.

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        Of Aucassin and Nicolette. A translation in prose and verse from the old French together with Amabel and Amoris

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1925. Hard Cover. Fine. Woodroffe, Paul. Woodroffe, Paul. Hard Cover. 8vo. SIGNED BY THE TRANSLATOR AND ILLUSTRATOR. 90 of 160 copies. The illustrations are from drawings by Paul Woodroffe which have been engraved on wood by Clemence Housman. The story of Aucassin and Nicolette dates from the early 13th century and is about two young lovers (the son of a count and a slave girl) who are forbidden to marry. They endure many adventures before they finally wed, some of which are quite humorous. After marriage, Nicolette is revealed to be a Saracean princess. The second tale of Amabel and Amoris is also about young lovers. This is a beautiful edition of these classic tales. Fine in a signed binding by Henry Sotheran of Piccadilly. It is bound in marbled calf boards with title and author labels to the spine. There are six compartments to the spine with elaborate gilt decoration and raised bands. The dentelles are also heavily decorated. The interior is pristine with four full page illustrations, initials, head pieces, and tail pieces. Printed on Batchelor hand-made paper at the Shakespeare Head Press. 106 pages. LIT/042108.

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