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        Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World: In Four Parts by Lemuel Gulliver, first a surgeon, & then a captain of several ships

      Waltham Saint Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1925. Very Good +. Jones, David. 2 volumes: full-page hand-colored woodcut maps and many in-text woodcuts, some hand-colored; 26 cm. Original white buckram and black paper binding with gilt-tooled spine titles. Printed by Robert Gibbings; the illustrations were designed and engraved on wood by David Jones. This is number 299 of a limited edition of 480 copies. The text it taken from the Bohn edition. In Very Good+ Condition: the white buckram is slightly soiled; the black paper is rubbed with minor loss; pages and illustrations are clean and bright.

      [Bookseller: Classic Books and Ephemera]
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        Andres Brun Calligrapher of Saragossa Some Account Of His Life And Work With a facsimile in collotype of the surviving text and plates of his two writing books 1583 & 1612

      Paris & NY: Pegasus Press & Harcourt Brace, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. decorated cream cloth. Fine in very good dust wrapper lacking portions of lower spine in worn but functioning slipcase./No Dust Jacket. 30 pages in text. 30.5 x 23 cm. Limited edition, one of 175 copies, this copy printed for Alfred Harcourt on hand made paper by Miliani Fabriano, and printed upon the hand press by The Officina Bodoni Verona. Calligraphic specimens are numbered in pencil by hand -- references made in the text to individual plates. His famous writing books themselves are only known from incomplete copies; no perfect copy of either book have survived, and the cutting of the blocks themselves were beyond demanding. "Books of patterns for the use of many various trades had been in existence for something like sixty years before Brun issued his first sheets." Bright, clean copy.

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        PROCHAINEMENT OUVERTURE... DE 62 BOUTIQUES LITTERAIRES,

      Paris Simon Kra 1925. : Henri Guillac. Broché, couverture carton illustrée, 140 x 195mm., 11pp. et 62 planches en couleur. Un des 1125 exemplaires numérotées sur Vélin Lafuma, édition de 1230. Excéllent état.

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        BOUTIQUES

      Paris: Marcel Seheur, 1925. Fine, uncut and unopened in original glassine. First edition. No. 374 of 500 copies Quarto. Unpaged. Title-page and 37 fine color lithographs by Lucien Boucher. Bound in original color-printed stiff wraps

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        Fasching. Berlin, Fischer, 1925. 2 Bll., 40 S., 3 Bll. Mit 13 (2 sign., 1 Einbandillustr.). zumeist ganzseit. Orig.-Lithographien von Alfred Kubin . 4°. Farb. illustr. OHldr. mit goldgepr. RTitel in OPp.-Schuber (Schuber mit kl. Läsuren).

      Marks A 84.- Raabe 291.- Fischer S. 219.- Exemplar außerhalb der Nummerierung (GA 450).- Entgegen den Angaben im Druckvermerk ist nicht nur die erste sondern auch die dritte blattgroße Illustration von Alfred Kubin signiert.- Druckvermerk von Gerhart Hauptmann signiert.- Auf handgeschöpftem Bütten, gesetzt aus der Renata bei Otto v. Holten, Berlin.

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        Etching of Cardozo, Signed and Inscribed to Joseph M Paley

      1925. [Cardozo, Benjamin N. (1870-1938)]. Wood, Franklin T. [1877-1945]. [Etching of Cardozo, Signed and Inscribed to Joseph M. Paley]. N.p., N.d. (c. 1925). 17-1/2" x 12" portrait etching of Cardozo in judicial robes, signed in pencil by artist Franklin T. Wood on lower right, glazed and framed in tasteful brown wooden 15" x 19" frame. Bold inscription and full signature in pencil by Cardozo below image on lower left. Some scuffs and nicks to frame, some toning to mat, image fine. * The inscription reads: "To my friend and co-worker,/ Joseph M. Paley,/ With the friendship and esteem / of Benjamin N. Cardozo." Paley was Cardozo's secretary from 1918 to 1937. He was hired at the beginning of Cardozo's tenure at the N.Y. Court of Appeals and stayed with him through his years on the U.S. Supreme Court. Wood, an artist and illustrator based in Vermont, was highly regarded for his portraits, etchings and landscape paintings.

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        PEN AND INK PORTRAIT, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE SUBJECT

      New York. 15 October 1925.. Approximately 11 x 9 inches (ca 275 x 225mm). Matted, framed and glazed. Tiny tear in extreme left margin, but fresh and bright (not examined out the frame). One of a sequence of accomplished ink portraits of distinguished writers, artists, scientist and thinkers prepared by the German- born, Swiss-resident artist (d. ca. 1937). Inscribed and signed by Lewis: "To: M. Kastor, in Paris, from an American who has known the gray [sic] & dreaming beauty of Paris streets & will forever return to them. Sinclair Lewis. New York, Oct. 15, 1925." Lewis's inscription dates from the year of ARROWSMITH's publication. The collection of 194 portraits of scientists by Kastor, many drawn from life, is at the Library of Congress. In the 1890s, a portfolio of engravings after his portraits of members of the French Academy was published.

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        L'Autriche à l'exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes. Paris 1925. Guide édité par la commission exécuticve

      Vienne 1925.. quadr.-8°. 59 (1) S. Mit Initialen u. 3 gefalt. Taf., 34 Taf., 1 Bl. OKart. m. farb. Einbandill. v. Dagobert Peche. Namenstempel a. d. Innendeckel, Widm. m. Bleist. a. d. Vortit. Ecken tlw. leicht geknickt. Katalog der berühmt gewordenen Ausstellung mit Arbeiten v. A. Hanak, J. Hoffmann, K. Hagenauer, P. Behrens, M. Powolny, O. Haerdtl, L. Fink, M. Rath, Susi Singer, M. Likarz, H. Corge, D. Peche, V. Wieselthier, A. Kolb, H. Bucher, F. Zülow, M. Flögl, W. Melzer, G. Neuwalder, P. Gütersloh, C. Birke, T. Klopfer, E. Zweybrück, G. Salzer, H. Ramsauer und der Wiener Werkstätte. - Vom 28. April bis 25. Okt. 1925 fand eine große internationale Schaustellung dekorativer Kunst des Art déco und der Avant-garde in Paris statt. Entlang der L'Esplanade des Invalides bis zum Grand Palais in Paris präsentierten sich Firmen, Kaufhäuser und Länder in eigens dafür errichteten Pavillons, die von bedeutenden Architekten wie Constantin Melnikov und Le Corbusier gebaut worden waren. Den österreichischen Pavillon entwarf Josef Hoffmann.

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        THE SOUTH POLE. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram", 1910-1912. 2011 was The Centenary Year of Amundsen reaching the South Pole (December 14, 1911)

      London / New York:: John Murray / Lee Keedick,, 1925. Very Good++. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY ROALD AMUNDSEN. Two Volumes in One as issued. Very Good++ hardback in the original blue cloth binding, gilt lettering spine. Spine mildly sunned. Mild toning pps. Binding tight. No extraneous writing or markings. All illustrations present as called for. Vol. I Frontispiece plus 4 additional illustrations and map; Vol. II 7 illustrations. 8vo. xxxv, 392, map; vi, 438, Index 439-449 pps. Signed copies of this keystone Polar Exploration book are Rare.

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        THE WORKS

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. The "Mandalay Edition.. 213 x 146 mm (8 3/8 x 5 3/4"). 26 volumes bound in 14. Recent dark blue highly polished morocco, covers with vaguely Art Deco gilt frame, raised bands decorated with stylized silver Greek key rolls, azure morocco labels, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Stewart, p. 575. One leaf with two-inch tear into text with no loss, isolated mild foxing or other trivial imperfections, but IN VERY FINE CONDITION, the text clean and fresh throughout, and the bindings as new. One of Britain's best-known writers, Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) is most famous for his works portraying the lives of both natives and colonialists on the Indian subcontinent. An opponent of female suffrage and a staunch supporter of British imperialism, Kipling nonetheless had great sympathy for the traditions of India as well as the literary ability and desire to present it as a land of beauty and enchantment. He was born in Bombay, where his father ran a school of art, and he lived in India until the age of six. He was sent to school in England, but chose to return to the East at 18. His father had become director of the Lahore Museum in what is now Pakistan, and Rudyard became a journalist for the "Lahore Civil and Military Gazette." His first two collections of stories, "Plain Tales from the Hills" and "Soldiers Three," depict the lives of the British military in India; he proved to be a prolific author, writing novels, tales for children and adults, and many poems. Kipling's wife was American, and they lived for a time in Vermont, but from 1896 the couple settled in England. Among his many honors are a Nobel Prize (1907) and the Gold Medal of the Royal Society of Literature (1926), which had previously only been awarded to Scott, Meredith, and Hardy. According to Stewart, this edition was "printed from the types of volumes I-XXV of the Seven Seas edition," the deluxe set issued by Doubleday beginning in 1914. An additional volume, not found in the Seven Seas edition, is added here, a collection of biographical essays by various authors entitled "Around the World with Kipling." The recent unsigned bindings are American, executed with careful skill, and adventurous in their design, especially in their mixing of gold and silver ornamentation. (They also very probably cost more to execute than the price we're asking for the set.).

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        The Anatomy of Melancholy. What it is, with all the kinds, causes, symptomes, prognostickes, & several cures of it In Three Partitions Philosophically, Medicinally, Historically, opened and cut Up

      London: Nonsuch Press, 1925. Two Volumes. This is one of 750 copies in two volumes on dutch paper- this is NUMBER 678. Untrimmed edges, Volume 1 is 300 pages with illustrations throughout. Volume 2 has 300 pages also. Spine is creamy white vellum with gold gilt printing to title. Striped design to boards. Black endpapers. Wonderful set. Will be happy to send detailed photographs on request to serious buyers. Very heavy, large books.. Half-Leather. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Six Drawings by E. H. Shepard Illustrating Poems from When We Were Very Young

      London: Methuen, (c. 1925). Folio. (6)ff. Copy number one of twenty copies signed and numbered by the author, A. A. Milne, and the illustrator, E. H. Shepard, in pencil. When We Were Very Young was Milne's first collaboration with Shepard, and the first of the four Christopher Robin books. Each of Milne's poems is printed in calligraphic script and surrounded by a border of several vignettes by Shepard. The six poems selected are "Teddy Bear," featuring the first appearance of Milne's most famous character, Winnie-the-Pooh, "Happiness," "Hoppity," "Vespers," "Lines and Squares," and "The Kings Breakfast." The broadsides are printed on Japan paper, mounted on mat board, and protected with tissue guards. On the reverse of each is a small label bearing the title and publisher's information. The poems are elegantly presented and intended for framing, and as a result, it is likely that many of these sets were broken up. The mounted broadsides range in size from 12 3/4 by 9 3/4 inches to 20 by 15 3/4 inches. Loose in a gray portfolio. Title labels for the set are mounted to the inside flap and inside back panel of the portfolio, and a slip with additional labels for each of the drawings, intended to be adhered to the back board of a picture frame, is also tipped in on the inside back panel. Short, closed tear to margin of one mat, not affecting the broadside, boards soiled, else a fine set of these rare broadsides.

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        When We Were Very Young

      London: Methuen & Co., 1925. Beautiful gift quality copy in the original box. Signed by A.A. Milne on title page. Full dark red leather with gilt decoration to front cover and spine. All edges gilt. Illustrated end papers. Red silk bookmark sewn into headband. Described on original box as British Crown 8vo. Textblock immaculate and tight. Slight edge and corner wear to binding, else very clean and tight. The glassine dust jacket has a tear at foot of spine, light chipping at head and foot of spine and bottom edge of back cover, moderate chipping at top edge of front cover and corners. 100p.. Signed By Author. Tenth Edition. Full Leather. Near Fine/Good+. Illus. by E.H. Shepard. 12mo over 6¾" 7¾" tall. Hard Cover.

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        FOURTEEN SONGS FROM WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG

      Toronto: McClelland And Stewart, 1925 From TBCL's Children's Bookcase. First Canadian Edition of Milne's wonderful children's verses from, When We Were Very Young, set to music by H. Fraser-Simson accompanied by E. H. Shepard's enchanting drawings. A near fine copy (small discreet bookseller's stamp to the front free endpaper), in 1/4 green cloth over green patterned boards, (gentle bump to the top edge of the front and rear board), green titles and decorations in a near fine illustrated dustwrapper with some light use. 4to. 34 pp. Lovely Copy.. 1st Edition. Illus. by E.H. Shepard.

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        Bagnères-de-luchon et son canton

      Edouard privat, 1925. in8 Relié

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        Principia Mathematica

      Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,, 1925–27. 3 volumes, octavo. Original publisher's dark blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt, cream endpapers. Ownership inscriptions dated December 1932 on front free endpapers. A little very light rubbing to extremities, an excellent set. Second edition. The first edition of Principia mathematica, the greatest single contribution to symbolic logic for the time, appeared in 1910–13 in a lopsided publication: 750 copies of the first volume in 1910; only 500 each of the later two volumes. The revisions and additions of the second edition, introducing a new system of logic influenced by both Wittgenstein and Frank Ramsey, were produced solely by Russell. The set has become harder to find complete as first volumes from it are often pilfered to make up defective sets of the first edition.

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        A Journey to Alaska in the Year 1868: Being a Diary of the Late Emil Teichmann

      Kensington: Cayme Press, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Very Good. Copy 91 of only 100 copies printed. 272 pp, 20 X16 cm, with frontis portrait, 2 maps, and many sketches by the author. Original cloth binding with leather spine label; top edge gilt. Fore edge of boards rubbed, mild foxing to both front and rear endpapers. Binding tight, contents clean. Teichmann was sent to Alaska in 1868 (just after it became an American territory) to protect the interests of his employers, J.M. Oppenheim and Company, who had negotiated a lucrative contract for Alaskan furs with the Russian American Fur Company. He was situated in Sitka, and much of the diary provides a lively and detailed account of the area and the commercial and recreational activities and cultural interactions of the region's potent multinational mix of prospectors, traders, settlers, speculators, and native peoples. There is also much detail on the journey up the coast from San Francisco and through the Inside Passage, with accounts of the settlements visited along the way. Tourville 4477; Graff 4096; Howes T88; Smith (Pacific Northwest Americana) 10161.

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        THE MUMMY. A Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archaeology

      Cambridge England:: Cambridge University,, 1925. Very Good++. INSCRIBED "TO____ FROM THE WRITER, MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY" & DATED IN E.A. WALLIS BUDGE'S HANDWRITING. A Very Good++ hardback Second Edition revised and greatly enlarged from the 1893 edition. Folding frontispiece is a reproduction of the Rosetta Stone. Spine mildly sunned, mild edge soil. 8vo. xxiv, 513 pps.

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        IL FUTURISMO. Rivista sintetica illustrata. Direttore F.T. Marinetti.

      Cm. 29,3 x 23 - pp. 4 con ill. in b.n. Offriamo il n. 11 dell?11 febbraio 1925 con il resoconto del ?Primo Congresso Futurista?, tenutosi il 23 novembre 1924 a Milano. Vi è anche riprodotta la bandiera futurista di mq. 350, issata all?altezza dell?Ottagono della Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. Cfr. Salaris ?Storia del futurismo?, pp. 138-139. Buon esemplare.

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        Gesammelte Werke 23 Volumes of 23 Complete Set 23 Bande German language

      Germany: Muarion Verlag Munchen, 1925. Dates between 1920-1929. Black leather spines with gilt titles and borders over blue papered boards, leather corners, gilt upper page edges. Some rubbing to covers, small surface chips to boards and spines, age spotting to edges and endpapers, fading to spines. Volume 1 has a 1cm chip to leather at spine head, volume 7 has significant surface loss to spine, volume 9 has heavy rubbing to spine joints, vol 18 has a corner crease to pages up to p 14, vol 21 has a 15mm by 7cm surface chip to paper at top back cover corner, vol 22 has a puncture hole to front cover which leads to a 1mm hole in margins of first 25 pages. Bindings tight. Price includes economy airmail postage worldwide. Unpacked weight 28kg.. Half-Leather. Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG, WINNIE THE POOH, NOW WE ARE SIX, and THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER. PUBLISHER'S DELUXE BINDINGS

      London: Methuen & Co., 1925 Milne, A. A. WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG, WINNIE THE POOH, NOW WE ARE SIX, and THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER. PUBLISHER'S DELUXE BINDINGS. London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1925, 26, 27, 28., 1925. An exceptional set of the three original Deluxe First Editions very finely bound in the publisher's deluxe limp blue calf, elaborately decorated in gilt. Pictorial endpapers throughout, all edges gilt with the original clean acetate wrappers - all in fine fresh condition. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard. With, a 1929 printing illustrated by E. H. Shepard of the first book which was never published in the limp calf format as a first edition but later as a 7th. This copy in near fine condition in tan calf, all edges gilt [neat name on front endpaper.]. First editions, first impressions, in the limp calf bindings, with the exception, as always, of When We Were Very Young. A wonderful set. Children's Modern Firsts [p206], Shorter Cambridge English Lit. [1387-1389]. 'Winnie the Pooh' listed in Modern Library's Top 100 Novels [1998]. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'. $5500 . First Edition. Illus. by E.H. Shepard.

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        [The Pooh books:] When We Were Very Young; Winnie-the-Pooh; Now We Are Six; The House at Pooh Corner

      London, Methuen & Co.,, 1925. 4 volumes, octavo. Original full limp calf (blue, red, red and dark pink respectively), titles to spine gilt, illustrations to spines and upper boards gilt, original pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a dark blue cloth slipcase with ribbon. With black and white illustrations by E. H. Shepard. Slight browning to endpapers and a previous owner's inscription to verso of the front free endpaper in When We Were Very Young, spines a little faded, an excellent set. First editions, first impressions, in the limp calf bindings, with the exception, as always, of When We Were Very Young, the first impression of which was not issued in this format; that title is a tenth impression, the second of the two deluxe issues of this title.

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        WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG, WINNIE THE POOH, NOW WE ARE SIX, and THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER. PUBLISHER'S DELUXE BINDINGS

      London: Methuen & Co., 1925 Milne, A. A. WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG, WINNIE THE POOH, NOW WE ARE SIX, and THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER. PUBLISHER'S DELUXE BINDINGS. London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1925, 26, 27, 28., 1925. An exceptional set of the three original Deluxe First Editions very finely bound in the publisher's deluxe limp blue calf, elaborately decorated in gilt. Pictorial endpapers throughout, all edges gilt with the original clean acetate wrappers - all in fine fresh condition. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard. With, a 1929 printing illustrated by E. H. Shepard of the first book which was never published in the limp calf format as a first edition but later as a 7th. This copy in near fine condition in tan calf, all edges gilt [neat name on front endpaper.]. First editions, first impressions, in the limp calf bindings, with the exception, as always, of When We Were Very Young. A wonderful set. Children's Modern Firsts [p206], Shorter Cambridge English Lit. [1387-1389]. 'Winnie the Pooh' listed in Modern Library's Top 100 Novels [1998]. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'. $5500 . First Edition. Illus. by E.H. Shepard.

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        When We Were Very Young; Winnie the Pooh; Now We Are Six, and The House at Pooh Corner. PUBLISHER'S DELUXE BINDINGS

      London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1925, 26, 27, 28., 1925. DELUXE EDITIONS. First title being a 1925 printing (never available as a first in this binding), the remainder ALL FIRST EDITIONS. 4 volumes. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard. Finely bound in the publisher's de luxe limp leather, elaborately decorated in gilt. Pictorial endpapers throughout, all edges gilt. No inscriptions whatsoever. One or two trivial nicks else a clean, fresh set in this popular format, now protected in a cloth slip-case with ribbon pull. Children's Modern Firsts [p206], Shorter Cambridge English Lit. [1387-1389]. 'Winnie the Pooh' listed in Modern Library's Top 100 Novels [1998]. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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        [Miniature] The Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

      (Westminster: Sangorski & Sutcliffe, 1925). (30)ff. Beautiful calligraphic manuscript on vellum. Written in a very fine hand with illuminated initials in color and gold ornamentation. The primary colors used throughout the text are red, blue, and gold. Sumptuously bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in red morocco with green onlays and elaborate gilt decoration on the covers and spine. The title is stamped in gilt and wraps around the cover as a border. On the back cover, in the same fashion, is a quote from the text: "Love your trade, however humble, & find in it refreshment." This sentiment is reflected in the time and care that have been taken in the creation of this miniature masterpiece. Endpapers are blue silk, and the book closes with two clasps. Housed in a red morocco box decorated with gilt borders. Blue velvet lining of the box shows some minor discoloration, and the box is rubbed on the edges of the spine and fore-edge. The manuscript is in extremely fine condition. An exquisite early 20th-century example of text, illumination, and fine binding. A.e.g. (1 1/2 by 1 3/16; 35x30mm).

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        Augustan Book Of Modern Poetry Presentation binding inscribed & signed as Xmas gift by Robert Graves

      London: Ernest Benn , 1925. First printing. Leather Bound Presentation. Rare contemporary fine leather binding of a unique collection of the Augustan series poets, as published by Ernest Benn. Pages uniform, edges neatly cut & neatly decorated in gilt all round. Green leather hard covers decorated to fore with gilt emblems of Celtic art nouvea style. Presumed to have been specially bound by Graves for presentation in Christmas 1925, as his inscription is dated then. The recipient is not named, but he says "Love from", so presumed to be either his parents or one of his current "muses", his wife Nancy, or new mistress Laura Riding. His ink inscription reads: "With best picnic wishes from Robert Graves", so the latter is more likely, and he had just met Riding that year, and picnics were his poetic playgrounds. The signature is bold and clear (see photo). Only a few months after this book was presented, early in 1926, Laura Riding moved in with Robert and Nancy Graves at their home in London. However, the bitter love triangle soon resulted in Robert and Laura leaving for Majorca in 1927, where they formed a soon-to-be famous new literary partnership. This book opens with 23 of Graves' poems, including the earliest form of "A Crusader", the poem later known as "The Return". The next section contains 12 of Edith Sitwell's poems (who had recently become a good friend of Robert Graves), ending with a Note on "The Little Ghost Who Died For Love". Humbert Wolfe's humorous collection of 34 poems follows. Frederick William Harvey's section contains 31 of his poems, including the classic "Ducks". The next section contains 21 of WJ Turner's poems. Then there are 21 poems of Edmund Blunden, two of which were only previously seen in The London Mercury newspaper. Hilaire Belloc's section has 19 poems. GK Chesterton then has 15 poems. Then follows the title page for Walter de la Mare's collection of 29 poems, stating Ernest Benn as the publisher of THE AUGUSTAN BOOKS OF MODERN POETRY. This collection of 9 prestigious poets in the series, the sheets of Ernest Benn's publications having been gathered, cut, gilt-coated and professionally bound into this rare, probably unique leather volume. This book was probably never issued for public purchase as Robert Graves, the opening poet, signed and presented it himself. His "love" for the recipient must havemade this a rather special Christmas gift in 1925. As for the condition: the interior is fine and almost as new; the exterior shows wear at the spine (gilt titles still readable), with some slight cracking starting at one folding edge. Some green on leather has sun-faded to brown. Binding still tight. No pages turned. No other ink markings. THIS VALUABLE BOOK WILL BE SENT BY SECURE POSTAGE, FULLY INSURED AS PAID FOR BY THE CUSTOMER. POA DEPENDING ON LOCATION.

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        Where the Blue Begins

      London, William Heinemann / New York, Doubleday, Page & Co.,, [1925]. With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Quarto. Finely bound by Bayntun-Riviere in full blue morocco, gilt lettered and ruled spine, gilt rule to boards, gilt blocked black morocco onlay to top of front board. 20 illustrations (4 in colour). Signed by Rackham. A beautifully bound copy in fine condition. Signed Limited Edition. One of 175 copies. Signed by Rackham.

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        The Knave of Hearts

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First Edition. Hard Cover. First Printing. Light wear to covers, bumping to corners. Paper illustrtation on cover very crisp. Beautifully illustrated endpapers are clean and crisp. All illustrations clean and tight, absolutely stunning copy without the original box. Photographs gladly provided. The pinnacle of Parrish's illustrated books. Comes in custom clamshell box. Very Good.

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        THE KNAVE OF HEARTS. WITH PICTURES BY MAXFIELD PARRISH

      NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Collates complete [6], 46, [1], [3, blank] pages. Color frontispiece (included in pagination) , with tissue guard, and color illustrations (fifteen full-pageincluding frontis and tp). Original black cloth with color pictorial label on front cover. Color pictorial endpapers. Signed neatly by Anne Marie O'Connor 1929 on "This is the Book of-" page. If you hold the book's leaves at an angle to the light you can just see a few spots where the slick coating has slightly dulled. Minor crease at the tip of the front end paper and short tape repair. Very light foxing to blank eps and a few leaves with light aging to edges. All in all it is about as close to perfect as you can get. A truly outstanding example. Large quarto (13.9125 x 11.4375 inches). "Not until 1920 did [Parrish] agree to illustrate what was to become one of the most valuable children's books ever published, Louise Saunders's Knave of Hearts. Saunders was the wife of Maxwell Perkins, the editor of Scribner's. They summered in Cornish, New Hampshire, and were friends with the Parrishes. In a letter to J. H. Chapin of Scribner's, Parrish wrote on October 24, 1920: 'The reason I wanted to illustrate the Knave of Hearts was on account of the bully opportunity it gives for a very good time making the pictures. Imagination could run riot, not bound down by the period, just good fun and all sorts of things. You must understand all this layout to be in gorgeous color. The landscapes back of the figures in the cover lining-a very beautiful affair illuminated by a golden late afternoon sun: castles, waterfall, rocks and mountains.' Parris relished working three years on the twenty-six paintings for the Knave of Hearts. He built an elaborate castle model in his fully equipped workroom to use in the illustrations for the book...Many of the fixtures in the illustrations show handcrafted items from the Parrish household, such as elaborate hinges and a wonderful clocklike affair...that Parrish had built to let him know when the main house ran out of well water...Knave of Hearts, published in October 1925, was printed in rich colors on heavy coated paper. The illustrations were the highest quality reproductions that could be printed" (Alma Gilbert, Maxfield Parrish: The Masterworks, pp. 49-52). Ludwig, p. 206." .

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        The Knave of Hearts by Louise Sanders

      NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. black cloth, pictorial paper front cover in colors. Near fine./No Dust Jacket. Parrish, Maxfield. 47 pages. Folio, 35 x 29 cm. Susan Meyer, AMERICA'S GREAT ILLUSTRATORS p.120, notes, "Only a mind rich in fantasy could have produced the unforgettable creatures populating his many children's books: The Reluctant Dragon in "Dream Days," Humpty Dumpty in "Mother Goose in Prose," Prince Agib and Sinbad in "The Arabian Nights," Pompdebile in "The Knave of Hearts."......His characterizations, combined with his strong sense of design, made him the most popular advertising and cover design artist of his time." Clean, copy of a children's classic; interior bright and clean, nicks to backstrip extremities and corners.

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        The Knave of Hearts

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1925. Quarto. Original black cloth, colour illustration pasted to upper board, pictorial endpapers. Colour frontispiece, pictorial title page, and colour illustrations throughout by Maxfield Parrish. Ownership inscription in "this is the book of" space. Boards lightly rubbed with a few scratches, spine cracked between front free endpaper and half-title, margins of contents lightly toned. A very good copy. First edition, first printing.

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        THE KNAVE OF HEARTS

      Racine, WI: Artists and Writers Guild, (1925). Top two inches of upper cover separated from the spiral, all else VG. Spiral bound edition Unpaged. Folio. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish with 15 full-page color plates and 8 half-page. Folio. The spiral edition in stiff wrappers with the same illustrations as the Scribner's edition - but for the cover lining.

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        The Knave of Hearts. With pictures by Maxfield Parrish

      ScribnersNew York: Scribners, 1925 First edition of the book that is generally considered the most outstanding example of the art of Parrish's book illustration. Parrish's biographer, Coy Ludwig states: " the illustrations, printed in rich colors...were the highest quality reproductions that could be had." (Ludwig, p. 48). . Original black with pictorial onlay on front board. . Large quarto. Full and partial-page color illustrations throughout, pictorial endpapers (twenty-six illustrations in all). Light shelfwear, light foxing to first and last few leaves. A very good, bright copy

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        KNAVE OF HEARTS

      1925. 2. (PARRISH,MAXFIELD)illus. THE KNAVE OF HEARTS by Louise Saunders. NY: Artist & Writers Guild, [1925]. 4to, spiral bound pictorial boards, some wear and creasing to covers and a few margin mends else VG+. Magnificent color plates by Parrish in rich and glorious color.

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        The Knave of Hearts

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1925 New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. (PARRISH, MAXFIELD) First Edition. Folio. Pictures by Maxfield Parrish. Original black cloth, pictorial paper onlay to upper board. Faint rubbing at head of spine, two minor scuffs to paper onlay, else a fine, brighter than usual copy. In custom half morocco slipcase with chemise. Ludwig, Maxfield Parrish p. 48 . A lavishly illustrated work, characteristic of Parrish's style. Parrish executed the twenty-six paintings for The Knave of Hearts "within three years, and the book, a sumptuous production, was published on October 2, 1925. The large format . . . that Parrish had originally suggested was used, and the illustrations, printed in rich colors on heavy, coated paper, were the highest-quality reproductions that could be had" (Ludwig)

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        The Knave of Hearts by Louise Sanders

      Charles Scribner's Sons NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. black cloth, pictorial paper front cover in colors. Near fine./No Dust Jacket. Parrish, Maxfield. 47 pages. Folio, 35 x 29 cm. Susan Meyer, AMERICA'S GREAT ILLUSTRATORS p.120, notes, "Only a mind rich in fantasy could have produced the unforgettable creatures populating his many children's books: The Reluctant Dragon in "Dream Days," Humpty Dumpty in "Mother Goose in Prose," Prince Agib and Sinbad in "The Arabian Nights," Pompdebile in "The Knave of Hearts."......His characterizations, combined with his strong sense of design, made him the most popular advertising and cover design artist of his time." Clean, copy of a children's classic; interior bright and clean, nicks to backstrip extremities and corners.

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        AUFZEICHNUNGEN EINES HERRN IM SANATORIUM. FRAGMENT AUS EINEM NICHT AUSGEFUHRTEN ROMAN

      Wein: Phaidon Verlag, 1925 A very uncommon Hesse title. First edition in German. NUMBERED LIMITED EDITION of 100 COPIES ONLY. Hesse wrote this sanatarium study in Gaiehofen, in 1910. Published by Phaidon in this miniscule edition. A near fine or better example. 8vo., 18pp. Neat repair to a small closed tear on the ffe. Hermann Hesse (1877-1962) German poet and novelist, who depicted the duality of spirit and nature, body versus mind and the individual's spiritual search outside the restrictions of society. Hesse was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946. Several of Hesse's novels depict the protagonists struggle for enlightenment. A spiritual guide assists the hero in his quest and shows the way beyond everyday world.. 1st Edition.

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        W.B. Yeats SIGNED Early Poems and Stories Limited Edition

      Macmillan, 1925. Limited. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Yeats on the limitation page! Number 51 of only 250 made. This copy has been professionally recased to match the original boards and quarter bound green cloth. PO bookplate on front end page. Very good condition. Published by Macmillan, 1925

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        EARLY POEMS AND STORIES. Signed

      New York: MacMillan, 1925 Yeats, William Butler. EARLY POEMS AND STORIES. Signed. New York: Macmillan, 1925. First US trade Edition. Publisher's blind embossed green cloth, gilt. 8vo., 528pp. Neatly signed by Yeats in dark blue fountain pen on the title page. The previous owner has inked information about the signing around the Yeats' signature. A very good bright copy lacking the uncommon dustwrapper, treated to modest expert archical restoration at the head & heel of the spine, endpapers expertly replaced. This is now a handsome ExLibrary copy with library stamp to the bottom of the title page. Housed in a custom TBCL embossed cloth slipcase in fine condition. Very uncommon. . Signed by Author. First Trade.

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        The Bounty of Sweden: a Meditation, and a Lecture Delivered before the Royal Swedish Academy and Certain Notes by William Butler Yeats.

      Dublin; The Cuala Press, 1925. (2), 53, (2, 1 blank) pp. Original linenbacked grey boards with paper-label on spine printed in black, and with title also on the front board. Publisher's device, first chapter heading and the colophon printed in red. Minor corner loss at the spine-label. Some pages with light creasing. A glimpse of tissue in the gutter before p. 1. Small stain in lower margin of. pp. 11 and 12. Contents otherwise bright and clean. A fine copy. The edition was limited to 400 copies. Contains a preface; 'The Bounty of Sweden' (prev. published in 'The Dial' and in 'The London Mercury' (Sept. 1924); his Nobel lecture: 'The Irish Dramatic Movement' (first published in 'Le Prix Nobel en 1923' (1924)), and six 'Notes', two of them not previously published. 'The Bounty' is a kind of travel journal from the author's stay in Sweden 1923. Wade 146

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        Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World: In Four Parts by Lemuel Gulliver, first a surgeon, & then a captain of several ships

      Waltham Saint Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1925. Very Good +. Jones, David. 2 volumes: full-page hand-colored woodcut maps and many in-text woodcuts, some hand-colored; 26 cm. Original white buckram and black paper binding with gilt-tooled spine titles. Printed by Robert Gibbings; the illustrations were designed and engraved on wood by David Jones. This is number 299 of a limited edition of 480 copies. The text it taken from the Bohn edition. In Very Good+ Condition: the white buckram is slightly soiled; the black paper is rubbed with minor loss; pages and illustrations are clean and bright.&

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        Faust

      London: George G. Harrap, 1925. One quarter vellum gilt over gray paper boards. 1000 copies for UK and 1000 copies for USA only, this being the UK edition. Number 346 signed by Harry Clarke. 21 full page illustrations (8 in colour). Decorated endpapers. The vellum is still white, in exquisite condition. Wear at the corners of the boards o/w fine. . Signed By the Artist. 1st of This Edition. Quarter Vellum. About Fine.. Illus. by Harry Clarke. Quarto.

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        FAUST. By Goethe

      New York: Dingwall Rock Ltd., [1925].. Quarto. Quarter gilt vellum and paper over boards, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Color frontis, head and tailpieces, plates (some color, some monochrome), pictorial endsheets. Foretips modestly bruised, paper on rear board lifting slightly along a bit of the joint with the vellum, otherwise a very good copy, without slipcase or dust jacket. First edition, U.S. issue, of this illustrated edition, being one of 1000 numbered copies for the U.S., signed by Harry Clarke, from a total edition of two thousand copies. The text is the translation by John Auster. One of the highlights of Clarke's career as a book illustrator.

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