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      [Riga; None Listed]. 1925. Original Poster. 93 x 63 cm. In Yiddish and Latvian. Printed in red and black ink, with decorative border. Poster for a talk by Chaim Zhitlovksy. At the Artisans Freedom Hall [B-Bas = Brivibas], Friday, March the 6th, 1925. Dr. Chaim Zhitlovksy, will read from: The Spiritual Struggle of the Jewish People. Beginning at half past nine [the time of the lecture is only given in the Yiddish at bottom]. Tickets available from 'echo-reklama' Audeja iela 2, Etingera gramatu veikala un Biblioteka Brivibas iela 15, un papermeistera rakstamlietu veikala aspazijas bulv 7 (offices of 'echo-advertisement' Audeja street 2, Ettinger Bookstore and Library at Brivibas street 15, and paper and stationery store Aspazija Blvd 7.) All the ticket locations are to be found in downtown Riga. The work being read from, The Spiritual Struggle of the Jewish People for Freedom, was finished by Chaim Zhitlovsky during his lecture tour across Poland, Latvia, and Lithuania in 1924-1925. His 60th birthday celebration in November, 1925, was celebrated by twenty thousand people across the world. Subjects: Yiddish Literature – Yiddish Philosophy – Chaim Zhitlovsky – Lecture Tour. Chaim Zhitlovksy – Spiritual Struggle of the Jews People – Yiddish Tour – Latvia. Condition. (POSTER-2-19) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        L' amour du monde *

      Plon-Nourrit, Paris 29.7.1925. - Broché, couverture imprimée. Petit accroc en pied, comme d'hab' Fragile exemplaire de luxe.[Bringolf 31] Édition originale. L'un des 212 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur pur fil, avant 5'800 alfa.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        The Later Ceramic Wares of China

      London Ernest Benn Ltd 1925. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover faded. Some foxing to text First Edition Fawn hardback cloth cover with gilt lettering and decoration and beveled boards 290mm x 230mm (11" x 9"). 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 Cheng, Ch'ien Lung and other periods of the Ch'ing Dynasty.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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      London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd, 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). First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to.

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        Chinese Jade Ancient and Modern Descriptive Catalogue Illustrating the Most Prominent Pieces of a Collection of Jade Articles with Special Reference to Sepulchral Jades ( Complete in 2 Volumes )

      Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Ernst Vohsen, 1925. Complete in 2 volumes. Complete with 118 full page black & white plates, 7 full page coloured plates, plus frontis piece illustration in each volume. Bound in original publishers cloth, with title lettering on spine and top board. Both volumes have been recased, small library number on each spine, cloth dust and dirt marked, some minor wear on edges. Both volumes in good solid condition.Internally, 2 small library stamps on title pages and verso, no other library marks. Pages and illustrations in good clean condition throughout.A33. First Edition. Very Good. Oblong Quarto.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Rien qu'une femme. Eaux-fortes de Chas Laborde.

      (Ed. de la Roseraie),, Paris, 1925 - Paris, (Ed. de la Roseraie), 1925. 4°. 162 S. Mit 15 Originalradierungen auf Tafeln und 1 Titelillustration, alle leicht koloriert. Original-Broschur, vorne und unten unbeschnitten. Monod 2273. - Eines von 200 numerierten Exemplaren auf Vélin de Rives, aus einer Gesamtauflage von 276. - Charles Laborde (1886-1941) aus Bueno Aires stammend, machte sich als Buchillustrator einen Namen, viele Illustrationen von ihm erschienen auch in gängigen Zeitschriften und Magazinen. - Umschlag gebräunt. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French Original-Broschur, vorne und unten unbeschnitten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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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. Cloth very lightly rubbed at extremities, contents faintly toned. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing, the first state of the text with "chatter" on page 60, line 16, "northern" page 119:22, "sick in tired" page 205:9-10, and "Union Street station" page 211:7-8.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Illustrazioni per il libro italiano. Quinto quaderno Ratta. 124 disegni di 54 artisti.

      Subject: (Arte - Xilografia). (Bologna, Ratta, 1925), 4to brossura originale con copertina illustrata (Parmeggiani) a due colori, dorso ben rifatto, pag nn. tavole in nero e col. Esemplare n 37 (edizione numerata di 200 copie) (Soft Cover)

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Sandro Botticelli

      The Medici Society, 1925. Hardcover. Very Good. 3 volume set. Set is one of six hundred and thirty. Folio. Ivory cloth bound with black, gilt trimmed spine labels. Moderate wear to boards. Some toning to edges, light toning to interior pages and tissue guards. Interior pages are clean, unmarked and in great condition. Work is written by Yukio Yshiro, Japanese academic, art historian, Botticelli scholar and Director of the Institute for Art Research in Tokyo. Please feel free to view our pictures of this beautiful set. Ships daily. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.

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        British Light Infantry in the Eighteenth Century

      London: Hutchinson & Co., n.d., [1925]. (An Introduction to "Sir John Moore's System of Training"). Octavo. Original blue cloth, title gilt to spine. With the dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece and 7 other plates, all but one of them folding. Light mottling to the spine and upper board, else very good in slightly rubbed jacket. First edition of this key contribution to the history of the development of light infantry by one of Britain's leading military theorists . Decidedly uncommon in jacket, and this copy with a loosely inserted printed card of "Thomas Scullion, Autograph Collectors Society" requesting Fuller's autograph, Boney's signature on the back.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Le Nouveau Monde (à l'envers): Histoire Helas! L'Envers d'une Altesse: Pour servir a l'histoire/de ce temps

      Paris [1925]. large 4to. 20pp - Paris [1925]. large 4to. 20pp. A portfolio of images of the infamous Luis Ferdinand d'Orleans y Borbón, Infante d'Espagne, outrageous gay character, drug dealer, cocaine addict, friend to Cocteau, Mistinguett, Marcel Proust among others. Luis Ferdinand is portrayed in a number of outrageous poses, cavorting with sailors, sniffing cocaine, dressing as a woman and soliciting policemen, etc. He was expelled from France on several occasions for dealing in drugs (dressed as a woman on one occasion) and King Alfonso XIII of Spain eventually deprived him of his rights as an Infante of Spain. In 1930, he married (the much older) Marie Constance Charlotte Say, widow of Prince Henri Amédée de Broglie and the owner of the Château de Chaumont, creating great controversy in the process. His relationship with Proust is detailed in Gury, C. Proust et le "très singulier" infant d'Espagne. Undoubtedly Sem's most outrageous published collection of images. Very good in original decorative wrappers, warmly inscribed by Sem on the title page "Pour Jean Cocteau, Ces enfants terribles! affectueusement. Sem." The book also bears the notation, also in Sem's hand: "Cet album est un peu culotte (si j'ose dire) mais c'est un des derniers qui me restent." Wrappers have been lightly restored with one closed tear, the marbled boards are lightly worn with some slight loss at spine and light repair, leather label.Quite rare, particularly in the wrappers; only one institutional copy found. See Rodriques, J. El Infante Maldito: La Biographía de Luis Fernando de Orleans, el Más Depravado Princípe Borbon. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elysium Books]
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        Waverley Novels / Walter Scott [24 volumes]

      London : Macmillan 1925 - Description: 24v., illus., fronts., plates; 19cm. 24 volumes of the Waverley Novels - lacking vol. 23: Count Robert of Paris ; and, The Surgeon's daughter. Contents: v. 1. Waverley ; or, 'Tis sixty years since --v. 2. Guy Mannering --v. 3. The Antiquary --v. 4. Rob Roy --v. 5. Old mortality --v. 6. The Heart of Mid-Lothian --v. 7. A Legend of Montrose ; and, The Black dwarf --v. 8. The Bride of Lammermoor --v.9. Ivanhoe --v. 10. The Monastery --v. 11. The Abbot --v. 12. Kenilworth --v. 13. The Pirate --v. 14. The Fortunes of Nigel --v. 15. Peveril of the peak --v.16. Quentin Durward --v. 17. St. Ronan's well --v. 18. Redgauntlet --v. 19. The Betrothed ; and, The Talisman --v. 20. Woodstock --v. 21. The Fair maid of Perth --v. 22. Anne of Geierstein --v. 24. Castle dangerous ; and, Chronicles of the Canongate etc. --v.25. The talisman. Notes: Each volume features an introductory essay and notes by Andrew Lang. Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked green cloth. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Minor bumping to corners. Light staining to the cover of vol. 11. Some volumes have marginal foxing around prelims., otherwise pages are bright and clean, with just some light yellowing to the page margins. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 20 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Full and By: Being a Collection of Verses by Persons of Quality in Praise of Drinking.

      Doubleday, New York 1925 - Illustrated throughout with color & in black & white by Edward A. Wilson. 4to, handsomely rebound in 3/4 blue morocco, red leather spine label, marbled boards, t.e.g. New York: Doubleday, 1925. First Edition. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Eight Cocktail Napkins, Hand Blocked, with Recipes and the Histories of Eight Famous Drinks.

      [c.1925] - Oblong octavo, white printed boards, later cloth tape spine. Light soiling to binding, glue a little loose on a few napkin corners. First and only edition of this scarce cocktail recipe book with eight richly hand-coloured napkins tipped in. Produced during Prohibition (with "non-alcoholic" wryly inserted after every alcoholic ingredient). "Dedicated to serious drinkers everywhere" with history and recipes for the following cocktails: Manhattan, Blue Blazer, Deadwood Duck, Rip Van Winkle Sleeper, Belmont Park, Alabama, Barbary Coast, New Orleans Drip. An extremely attractive and rare piece of Prohibition Americana.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        L'albergo in Italia. Rivista mensile di propaganda alberghiera e per le industrie di fornitura d'albergo.

      Subject: (Alberghi - Turismo). Milano, 1925/1943, A. I/XIX, raccolta quasi completa di una rara e bellissima rivista del settore alberghiero, centinaia le pubblicit?, stupende in ogni fascicolo (sempre al minimo di 64 pp.) le copertine a colori dei pi? famosi cartellonisti ed artisti dell'epoca, ed interessanti gli articoli sempre inerenti agli alberghi di lusso e non, montagna, mare, terme, ecc. architettura, arredamento. Una vera miniera, sorprendente. Mancano i primi otto n. della 1a annata, che era di nove, poi fino all'ultima di giugno 1943 mancano solamente 4 fascicoli !! In totale sono 111 fascicoli (dei 124 usciti).

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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      1925. 1. (BAUM,L.FRANK) LOST KING OF OZ by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Chic: Reilly & Lee (1925) 4to, deep royal blue cloth, pict. paste-on, fine in dw with 1" piece off bottom of spine, ads through Kellow Knight). 1st ed., later printing with 12 plates (11 plates coated both sides and the plate facing page 78 coated 1 side) (H-G XIX). Illus. with 12 color plates plus pictorial ep's and b&w's thruout by J.R. NEILL. Nice bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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      New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Spine gilt dull; several small ink splashes on bulked fore-edge of text. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper as usual. A collection of prose pieces that was the poet's first publication by a commercial press. Wallace A9. SIGNED in red ink in his later hand on the front endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        "The book of the thousand nights and a night : a plain and literal translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments [9 volumes] Supplemental nights to the book of the Thousand nights and a night, with notes anthropological and explanatory [6 volumes]"

      "Privately Printed at the Burton Club, [ca. 1925?]" "Privately Printed at the Burton Club, [ca. 1925?]", 1925. 1st Edition in this form. "Description: 15v., fronts.; 24cm. Contents: 9 volumes of The book of the thousand nights and a night / translated and annotated by Richard F. Burton - lacking vol. 5. 6 vols. of 'Supplemental nights to the book of the Thousand nights and a night' - lacking vol. 7. Subjects: Arabic literature -- Arabian nights -- Translations into English -- Tales, Arabic. " "Description: 15v., fronts.; 24cm. Contents: 9 volumes of The book of the thousand nights and a night / translated and annotated by Richard F. Burton - lacking vol. 5. 6 vols. of 'Supplemental nights to the book of the Thousand nights and a night' - lacking vol. 7. Subjects: Arabic literature -- Arabian nights -- Translations into English -- Tales, Arabic. "

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Casanova: Fünf Episoden

      Eros-Presse (1925), Wien - Elephant folio. 1/1000. 17 pages of text with 10 pages of original full-page lithographs. Illustrated paper-covered boards with red vellum strips along spine as issued. Minor chipping and closed tears on spine. Some scuffing and slight staining to boards. Small stain near bottom edge on first few pages not affecting text or lithos. 10 stunning original lithographs in duotone by Josephe Verheyen. Printed on handmade paper. Translated into German by Heinrich Conrad. Very good condition. Fine erotic art. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      MacMillan Co. 1925 - Includes 58 Illustrations! Has name on endpaper, interior pages may have some foxing, but clean, binding sound. OF NOTE: between pages 172/173; there are some pages torn out, they are not noted in the book and since the book is so rare I am not able to find another to ask. But I believe these were blank note pages. Moderate wear to spine ends and corners. Smoke free and shipped in box. 177 pp Images upon request! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Prestonshire Books]
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        OCCIDENTAL GLEANINGS: Sketches and Essays Now First Collected by Albert Mordell.

      Dodd, Mead & Co.,, New York: 1925 - First edition. Two-volume set in the rare, original slipcase. A stunning set, almost as new. Bright and fine in the white dust jackets with only the lightest smudging to the spines. The slipcase shows general light soiling and wear to the open edges, but the printed label on top edge is fine. A remarkable set, rare in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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        The Great Gatsby

      New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1925. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed and bumped. Dampstain to upper edge of cloth. Inner hinge a little weak. Some light spotting. Heraldic bookplate on paste-down of Beaverbrook 'Res Mihi Non Me Rebus'. Also signature of S. Churchill and pencil note on fep 'Aug 24th 1926 Aquitana to Southampton' First Edition second printing Green hardback embossed cloth cover 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). 218pp.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        The Paddington Mystery

      Geoffrey Bles, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Dustjacket. 1925. First Edition. 305 pages. No dust jacket. Orange boards with black lettering. Pages are heavily foxed and mildly tanned with bright copy and tender binding. There is a slight crack to the central hinge of the book but pages remain firm. Endpapers, paste downs and fore-edge are heavily tanned and foxed. There is an initial penned to the ffep. Boards are grubby and heavily rub-. worn with moderate shelf-wear to edges and corners. There are small areas of soiling, speckling and scuffing. Minor ink stains to the left hand side of the title. Spine is bumped with heavy edge-wear and similar defects as boards. The text is very lightly faded but remain bright.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        Un Royaume de Dieu

      Paris - Aux Editions Lapina, 1925 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A limited edition and signedcopy of this French work about the Jews of Eastern Europe and Russia, beautifully illustrated throughout. No. 89 of 400 copies, signed by the author and the illustrator. 'Illustre de quatre-vingt-six eaux-fortes originales de Lucien Madrassi'. Featuring 28 engravedplates. Contains numerous illustrations in the text. With the original paper wraps bound in at the rear. Condition: In a full morocco binding. Externally, excellent with just minor shelfwear and some slight marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean. Overall: FINE..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Il maniscalco pratico. Seconda edizione riveduta e ampliata.

      Subject: (Manuali Hoepli - Ippologia). Milano, Hoepli, 1925, 16mo legatura editoriale tutta tela con copertina illustrata, pp. VIII-430 con 191 illustrazioni (anche in tav. ripegate) n.t. Ottimo stato di conservazione.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        The Professor's House

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1925. First Edition. The Professor's House was Cather's first commercially successful book. The 20,000 copy first printing was sold out three weeks prior to publication, and within a month of distribution the book had already outsold any of her previously published books, ultimately going into eight printings within the year it was issued. CRANE A14.a.i. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm.); red-orange boards quarterbound in purple, stamped in gilt on the spine with red-orange topstain; dustjacket; 284pp. Spine gilt is slightly dulled (as is nearly always the case), minor soiling to the topstain and some faint spotting to the front board, with mild foxing to the rear blanks and the upper right corner of the front board slightly tapped but still sharp; overall a solid Very Good+ copy. The dustjacket shows a few very shallow nicks at the crown and upper corner tips, a 1/4 inch closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel, with a few shades of darkening to the spine panel, though titles are still dark and perfectly legible. Front panel nearly detached from spine panel, held together only by a single tape mend on the verso at the crown; Very Good. Despite the aforementioned flaws, the tear is virtually invisible from the outset and shows quite nicely.

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      New York:: Knopf,. 1925. First edition. One of 185 (of 225 total) SIGNED, numbered and specially bound copies. Patterned paper boards, green cloth spine with pink label printed in black; issued without dust jacket. This copy lacking the original publisher's slipcase. Buckram cloth spine a bit darkened with thumb-size damp stain at bottom; decorated paper boards show a hint of sunning on top inch; internally clean and bright.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        The Barchester Novels

      nbsp;London -Robery Hayes, 1925 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An attractive setof Anthony Trollope novels, one of the most successful authors of the Victorian era. Complete in six volumes, all in original unclipped dustwrappers. Titles include: Framley Parsonage, Barchester Towers, Doctor Thorne, The Warden, The Last Chronicle of Barset, these titles form the Chronicles of Barsetshire. set in the fictitious English county of Barsetshire (located approximately where the real Dorset lies) and its cathedral town of Barchester. These classics of Victorian literature concern the dealings of the clergy and the gentry, and the political, amatory, and social manoeuvrings that go on among and between them. Condition: In original dustwrapper and full cloth bindings. Externally, very smart with small closed tears to one of the dustwrappers at the front, otherwise there is some slight chipping to all dustwrappers and only slight bumping and edgewear. Internally, all firmly bound, bright and clean with a previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedowns. Overall:NEAR FINEinNEAR FINEdustwrappers.

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        Sketches & Speeches

      Self published, Chicago 1925 - Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text unmarked. Light tanning to spine, minor bumping to spine ends. Top edge gilt. Boards lightly bumped at corners. Limited edition, 400 copies printed. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. Inscribed, signed and dated by author. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 125376. Additional shipping may be required for international orders. Please inquire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The book of the thousand nights and a night : a plain and literal translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments [9 volumes] Supplemental nights to the book of the Thousand nights and a night, with notes anthropological and explanatory [6 volumes]

      Privately Printed at the Burton Club, [ca. 1925?] - Description: 15v., fronts.; 24cm. Contents: 9 volumes of The book of the thousand nights and a night / translated and annotated by Richard F. Burton - lacking vol. 5. 6 vols. of 'Supplemental nights to the book of the Thousand nights and a night' - lacking vol. 7. Subjects: Arabic literature -- Arabian nights -- Translations into English -- Tales, Arabic. Description: 15v., fronts.; 24cm. Contents: 9 volumes of The book of the thousand nights and a night / translated and annotated by Richard F. Burton - lacking vol. 5. 6 vols. of 'Supplemental nights to the book of the Thousand nights and a night' - lacking vol. 7. Subjects: Arabic literature -- Arabian nights -- Translations into English -- Tales, Arabic. 15 Kg. 0 pp.

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        The Cattledrive in Connaught and other Poems.

      George Allen 1925 - London: George Allen, 1925. Limited issue, one of 50 Copies, Numbered and Signed by the Author [43]. Pages, 64, uncut. Full linen boards, titled in gilt on upper cover and spine. In original dust jacket printed in green. A fine copy, jacket lightly browned. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ulysses Rare Books Ltd. ABA, ILAB]
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        Ruptures *

      Rythme et Synthèse, Paris 12.5.1925. - Broché, couverture imprimée. Envoi de l'auteur. (Gromaire 244/5) Édition originale. L'un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Vergé, outre 25 Hollande et 600 Vélin.

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        ONCE ON A TIME

      1925. 1. (ROBINSON,CHARLES)illus. ONCE ON A TIME by A.A. Milne. London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date [1925]. 8vo, blue gilt pictorial cloth, gilt decorated spine, 269p., Fine condition in dust wrapper (dw slightly frayed at top of spine). This fantasy was first issued in 1917 without illustrations, this is the first Robinson edition and the first to be commercially successful. Illustrated by him with color dust wrapper, color frontis, pictorial endpapers, plus many lovely line illus. in text. This is a nice bright copy, scarce in the dust wrapper.

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        Mrs. Dalloway

      Hogarth Press, 1925-01-01. First British Edition. Hardcover. Good. London: Hogarth Press, 1925: True First Edition, First Printing, with no subsequent printings mentioned on the title page. Published by Virginia and her husband, Leonard, at their press in London. British edition precedes the American. In Good overall condition. Clean text. 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, edge wear and light sunning to the top of the rear board. Bumped corners, pushed in and worn. Spine ends worn with slight fraying. The spine is lightly sunned with a small stain. The gilt lettering on the spine is gently rubbed, but still very legible. An extremely rare, first printing of the true first edition.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Poirot Investigates

      Dodd Mead, 1925. First American Edition, no additional printing listed.. Hardback.. Very good condition./Remains of dust jacket, in mylar cover.. Jacket in 3 pieces, missing top half of rear panel and lower two-thirds of spine, but the front panel is mostly intact and the $2.00 price is present on the front flap. The book has slight fading to the spine and discoloration to the bottom corners of the boards. No previous owner's marks.

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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      London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd, 1925. A fine collection of seven original full colour illustrations by G. D. Rowlandson that appeared in Warne's "Tiny Tots Animal Book" (in Warne's 'Popular Picture Books Series'). The illustrations include a particulary fine study of a Jack Russel Terrier and her puppies; a "rare breed"sow and her piglets; a cock, hen and chicks; the other illustrations are Guinea Pigs; Red Squirrel; Pigeons and final a study of Grey Squirrels. 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; most with contemporary brown paper protectors. All are in very good condition. An outstanding collection of original and decorative animal illustrations by an important animal 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.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to.

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        Le Livre d'Esther. Nouvelle version du Livre d'Esther d'après les saintes Ecritures par Robert Schmidt. Illustrations de Arthur Szyk

      Paris: Piazza, 1925. Livre. Illus. by Arthur Szyk. Très bon. pleine reliure. In-8. Paris, Piazza, 1925. 24 x 17 cm (R), in-8, 50 - LXXVI (5) pp. - 19 planches en couleurs hors texte, 1 en-tête en couleurs, ornements dans le texte en noir, rouge ou vert, reliure de plein daim brou de noix, dos à 5 nerfs orné, tête dorée, couverture supérieure conservée. Tirage à 950 exemplaires, celui-ci l'un des 775 sur vélin Blanchet et Kléber (n° 764). La traduction française précède le texte hébreu. Premier livre illustré par le peintre juif d'origine polonaise Arthur Szyk lors de sa période parisienne. Agréable exemplaire. (MONOD, 7199 ; CARTERET, IV, 241 : "édition recherchée").

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Those Not Elect

      New York: Robert M. McBride, 1925. First Edition, one of 10 signed copies on Ingres paper not for sale. 8vo. . Original plain gray boards, rebacked, most of the original backstrip preserved . The rare signed issue of the author's first book -- unrecorded by our only bibliographical resource: Bruccoli - Clark's First Printings of American Authors

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Amabaca Girl

      South Africa. unbound. very good. Portrait. Watercolor on paper. Image measures 12" x 9.5". Portrait of a Zulu girl, circa 1925. Overall toning, minor wear and tear to top edge. Small splatter stain by subject's left shoulder. Simoni Mnguni (1885-1956) began painting at the age of 40. He painted scenes from the Zulu culture, including landscapes and portraits.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        L' Art du Maquillage

      Paris: Éditions Ulysse Boucoiran, 1925. Octavo. xvi, 133, + (17)pp. ads. First edition. An extensive manual on make-up for the theater, cinema, personal beauty, and even shop-window mannequins. The author was a student of the famous Mme. Valentin, founder of the first French "Institut de Beauté." Illustrated with 80 text figures and sixteen tipped-in vividly hand-colored lithographs. These show make-up for various theatrical characters, from "Peau-Rouge" (Redskin) to Mephisto, Frochard, Henri IV, and Crainquebille. Among the faces depicted are Mistinguett, a famous actress, and Bécassine, the first known female clown. Max-Hardine, a well-known "comique excentrique," is shown "au naturel" and "en travesti." Make-up for the severed head of John the Baptist might have been used for Wilde's Salome. Detailed instructions and lists of materials are provided. These are prize-winning creations by named make-up artists who took their art seriously. With seventeen pages of ads (unopened) for theatrical wig-makers, cosmetics, wax mannequins, and various kinds of beauty establishments. Bound in printed wrappers and a glassine dust wrapper. Spine ends of book and glassine chipped, front hinge slightly split, else a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        President Calvin Coolidge SIGNED 1925 Framed Document

      0001-01-01 00:00:00. Unknown Unknown. Very Good. Washington, DC. July 22, 1925. One sheet, 13 3/4 by 17 3/4. 30th President of the United States. Appointment of Robert S. Regar as Third Assistant Postmaster General. Countersigned by Postmaster General Harry Stewart New. Light general toning. Archival framing.

      [Bookseller: Yeomans in the Fork]
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        The Gentleman's New Pocket Farrier, Comprising a General Description of the Noble and Useful Animal The Horse;

      Richmond: Peter Cotton, 1925. Hardcover. Good. The third edition, enlarged and improved. 12mo. vii,(8)-228pp. Contemporary full calf. Illustrated. Lacks front free endpaper and lettering label; spine and head of spine worn; dampstain on the upper third of the first half of the text block, but a presentable copy of a scarce book.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Ve congrès eucharistique national, compte rendu officiel

      Secrétariat du comité local, 1925. in8 Broché

      [Bookseller: crealivres]
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      Oxford: Clarendon Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1925. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Medical; B&W Illustrations; Thick 8vo 8" to 9" ; x, 685 ; 728 pages; 7 .

      [Bookseller: poor mans books]
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