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        Collected Works

      1925. Signed. CONRAD, Joseph. The Collected Works. Garden City: Doubleday, 1925-26. Twenty-three volumes. Octavo, original full cream parchment gilt, top edges gilt, uncut and mostly unopened, inner plain paper dust jackets with outer blue paper dust jackets printed on spines. $7500.Signed limited ""Memorial Edition,"" number 57 of only 99 sets signed by Conrad, with engraved frontispiece plate in each volume. Sets of the complete works of Conrad are scarce; signed sets are particularly rare. A beautiful set in the original dust jackets. Conrad did not publish his first novel until the age of 38, but his work earned him a place with the great modernists of the 20th-century, ""among the very great novelists in the language"" (Drabble, 225). ""Conrad's work at its best achieved a synthesis of theme, treatment, and language of a kind without precedent in English literatureÂ… Novelty of theme and the piquancy of a non-English origin established him as a romantic, almost as a legendary figure. His stories had excitement of a new kind, and his style, by its very queerness, could allureÂ… powerfullyÂ… achieving a perfect equilibrium of pictorial and narrative style"" (DNB). This edition was originally intended to be 377 copies, each signed by Conrad. As he died after having only signed 99 sets, the plan was changed and the signed sheets became part of this Memorial Edition. Includes all of his major and minor works, with several posthumously published stories and essays. Minor chipping to edges of some wrappers only. Fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Iowa Reports. Vols. 1 to 137 (1855-1908). 142 books in all.

      1925. Iowa Reports. Vols. 1 to 137 (1855-1908) [with] Morris. 1 volume (1839-1846) [with] Greene (1847-1854) volumes 1-4. Together 142 books. Original law calf, very worn. Some loose spines, some detached or repaired with brown tape. Ex-private law library with stamps, internally very good. See digital image. $695. * Volumes 1-50 (1855-1879) were published prior to the National Reporter System. North Western Reporter begins coverage with vol. 51 of the Iowa Reports.

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        IMAGES A COLORIER

      - (FRANCOISE)illus. IMAGES A COLORIER POUR LES PETITS ENFANTS SAGES. Paris: Tolmer, no date [1925]. Oblong 4to (9 1/2 x 8 1/8"), pictorial wraps, [12]p. including covers, Fine condition. Featuring 5 full page rich and lovely POCHOIR (hand-colored with a stencil) illustrations in Francoise's simple, distinctive style. These are meant to be used as models for the reader to color on the opposite pages which are done only in line. Also color illustrated on both covers. A rare Francoise book. See Bader p. 52. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Great Gatsby

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. Octavo original green cloth lettered in gilt on spine, lettered in blind on front cover Fine

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        Journal intime 1878-1881 - 1882-1885

      First edition, one of 75 numbered copies on Japan paper, the only large paper copies. Small lacks to spine of first volume, joints slightly cracked at head and foot, but otherwise a good, well-margined set. Calmann Lévy Paris 1925-1929 20,5x20,5cm 2 volumes brochés

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        Autograph letter signed ("JMK").

      Cambridge, 19. II. 1925. - 8vo. 1

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Writings of William Blake

      1925. First Edition . BLAKE, William. The Writings of William Blake. London: Nonesuch Press, 1925. Three volumes. Quarto, original half vellum, marbled boards, uncut and partly unopened. $1750.Limited Nonesuch Press edition of Blake’s Writings, number 60 of 1575 copies printed on Vidalon handmade paper, the first complete edition of the poet’s writings.This is the first attempted collection of Blake's prose and the first edition to contain all of his poetry and prose. It includes many previously unpublished and important letters and fragments, and draws on the poet's annotations and manuscripts to present corrected texts of numerous poems. Keynes arranges Blake's writings chronologically, so the reader can clearly see how his mythic system evolved. Contains over 80 plates reproducing Blake's paintings and engravings. The Nonesuch Press was founded in 1923 with the intent to make books ""for those among collectors who also use books for reading"" (Ransom, 169). Bentley 2981. Interiors fine, a bit of rubbing and soiling to spine head of Volume II. A nearly fine copy.

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        Chatswood Station

      Sydney: W.C. Penfold & Co. Ltd, 1925. Maps. Very good. An auction of subdivided lots in Chatswood Park, a subdivision off Lane Cove Rd & Centennial Ave. Title at top with auction details directly below. Auction date 14th March 1925, auctioneer R.T. Forsyth. 102 x 77 cm. Black printing on white paper.

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        The Painted Veil

      

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        Typed Letter signed to Mr Casson, (Orville, 1871-1948, American Pioneer Aviator)

      1925 - (Herbert Newton, 1869-1951, Canadian journalist and author who wrote primarily about technology and business)thanking him for his letter "recalling some of the earlier days of aviation. I remember quite well your article in the 'American Magazine', which must have appeared in 1907 or early in 1908. I remember too your calling at my home one evening a few years later, and also of hearing you speak before an audience in the Young Men's Christian Association hall ." and thanking him for a copy of the 'Efficiency Magazine', 1 side 4to., Dayton, Ohio headed paper, 6th February During his career as a journalist, Casson interviewed many of the most important men of the day including Presidents Grover Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt) and Woodrow Wilson, the scientists Guglielmo Marconi, Nikola Tesla, Thomas Edison, and Alexander Graham Bell. Casson met the Wright Brothers and wrote the notable article that Wright is referring to here 'At last We Can Fly'. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        THE KING'S BREAKFAST.

      An hand-coloured limited edition broadside, illustrated by E. H. Shepard, and issued by Methuen and Co., undated, but circa 1925. One from a portfolio set of six such broadsides. This is number 153 from a limited edition of 250 such sets. Mounted, ready for framing. Mount: 67 x 55 cm. Couple of minor spots; tiny area of indentation; else a fine copy. Very scarce. Please note that price is subject to VAT at the current rate.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Album with unique photographs].

      Middle East, 1925-27. - Approximately 30 photos and 60 real photo postcards inserted one-to-a-page in corner slots on both sides of almost all album leaves. Brief inked captions beneath most photos. Photos generally 140 x 90 mm. Oblong 8vo. Curious album of original photographs and postcards taken throughout the Middle East. The set includes photographs of airplanes at RAF Shaibah, a British Base in Iraq, views of different sites in Suez, athletes, inhabitants of different arab countries, street scenes in Baghdad, a camel caravan, the pyramids, etc. - Inked note on first page: "A. L. Thomas. Shaibah, Iraq 25-26-27". - Cover heavily spotted but otherwise sound.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Le puits Sainte-Claire

      Ferroud, Paris 1925 - Un volume in-4, pleine maroquin ch

      [Bookseller: Le Scriptorium d'Albi]
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        L'Odyss

      Ferroud, Paris 1925 - Un volume in-4, broch

      [Bookseller: Le Scriptorium d'Albi]
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        Fine silver cigarette case with an elegantly machined decoration on the front and an engraved inscription inside (1895-1952, King of Great Britain)}

      1925 - "P. Seaton from Albert Xmas 1925", his name has been engraved from his signature, Christmas From the collection of Percy George SEATON (1894-1971), steward to the Duke of York and Household Steward to the Duke and Duchess, (1923-1926). He attended the wedding at Westminster Abbey and was responsible for running their household and the receptions that the young couple held. During WWI Mr Seaton had served in France with the Royal Horse Guards and in 1919 took up special duties with Prince Henry and Prince George. He left the Duke and Duchess owing to a serious operation (performed by George V's surgeon) to go into the hotel business, then in WWII joined the RAF. He was assigned to furnishing and catering aboard the Avro 'York' Transport adapted to carry VIPs, in particular the King and Mr Churchill. When George VI flew to North Africa in 1944 he was delighted to re-introduce Mr Seaton to the Queen and Princess Elizabeth on the runway.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        [Burg Kreuzenstein].

       [ca. 1925]. Orig.-Farbradierung, v. K

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        HANSEL AND GRETEL AND OTHER STORIES

      New York: George H. Doran, 1925. Near fine bright copy, the plates all perfect. There is a margin repair to the paper at plate on page 241 and minor wrinkling to the cover label edges. Housed in oroginal publisher's box with label repeating the book's cover label. Box slightly worn with professionally repaired corners. Actually quite a nice copy in the scarce box. Quarto. xi, (12)-310p. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen with 22 full-page plates including 12 in color. Bound in publisher's red cloth with gilt spine titles, the upper cover with overall mounted plate in red and black with gilt background repeating the plate on page 147. Endpapers decorated in red and white.

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        MEMOIRS OF JACQUES CASANOVA DE SEINGALT (12 volumes)

      *Privately Printed by Aventuros*. G/No Dustjacket. 1925. Ltd Edition. Cloth. Complete in 12 volumes as translated into English by Arthur Machen with an introduction by Arthur Symons, a new preface by the translator and twelve drawing by Rockwell Kent. Limited to 1000 copies and Privately Printed for Subscribers Only (unnumbered)***The memoirs of Giacomo Casanova, who liked to be known as Jacques Casanova de Seingalt. Soldier, spy, diplomat, writer, adventurer, he is chiefly remembered from his autobiography, which has established his reputation as the most famous erotic hero. Casanova's memoirs are an unreliable account of his adventures with 122 women, according to his own counts, but they also provide an intimate portrait of the manners and life in the 18th century. . 8vo., v. p., cover rubbed, bumped, edges slightly fraying, page edges deckled .

      [Bookseller: Riverow Bookshop, INC ABAA]
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        THE GREAT GATSBY

      New York:: Scribner's Sons,. 1925.. First edition. First issue with correct points on pp.60, 119, 205, and 211. The title on just about all the "best-of" lists for twentieth-century literature -- and for all time. A fine, square copy with gilt spine lettering nice and bright; showing only the barest wear to tips and spine ends. Lacking dust jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Unravelled Knots

      UK: Hutchinson, 1925. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Unravelled Knots by Baroness Orczy First Edition Hutchinson 1925. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Covers near fine in like pictorial second state dust jacket, priced 3/6 (first state 7/6). Scarce.

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        Fine large portrait photo by Downey, signed "Mary R" and dated, (of Teck, 1867-1953, Queen of George V)

      1925 - showing her half length wearing a pearl tiara and necklace and holding a fan, 10" x 8", in mount 19" x 15", in contemporary decorative wooden frame, no place, slightly silvered around the edge

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Bibliothèque de M. René Descamps-Scrive

      Léopold Carteret|& Emile Raoust-Leleu, 1925. - Léopold Carteret & Emile Raoust-Leleu, Paris & Lille 1925, 23x28,5cm, 3 volumes reliés. - Edizione originale. Leganti per bradel a metà strada cuneo cartone pergamena retro liscio decorato con un oro gioiello, data e doppio oro maglia code caramello come parti lutto con una macchia e graffi, reti cornici dorate su piatti guardie carta marmorizzata e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, coperte conservate, le teste dorate, le associazioni del tempo firmati da Asper, rilegatore di libri a Ginevra. Parte prima: libri antichi, prime edizioni e libri illustrati del XV, XVI e XVII secolo, bellissimi libri a personaggi del XVIII secolo, riccamente copie rilegate. Seconda parte: Prenota il periodo romantico, grandi scrittori e autori vari, libri illustrati dell'Ottocento stampato sulla scelta papeir, prime edizioni, legature ricchi mosaicatura, album costume e caricature, libri in inglese illustrati a colori. Terza e ultima parte: edizioni originali di autori contemporanei sui documenti di scelta, bellissimi libri illustrati moderni, pubblicazioni bibliofili società, copie arricchito di disegni e acquerelli originali, ricche rilegature mosaicatura. Iconografia ricca. Il nostro campione è arricchito da 5 lettere autografe e un telegramma firmato da Leopoldo Carteret, il banditore, indirizzata al Visconte Suzanne, grande bibliofilo basco, di libri che egli intende acquistare nel primo e secondo turno, il conseilant e considerando le sue ordini di acquisto. Alcune aste valutato da margini di alcune foglie. Nizza copia quasi privo di lentiggini. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliures à la bradel en demi cartonnage à coins façon vélin, dos lisses ornés d'un fleuron doré, date et double filet dorés en queues, pièces de titre de chagrin caramel comportant une tache et des éraflures, encadrements de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, têtes dorées, reliures de l'époque signées de Asper, relieur à Genève. Première partie : livres anciens, éditions originales et livres illustrés des XVè, XVIè et XVIIè siècles, très beaux livres à figures du XVIIIè siècle, exemplaires richement reliés. Deuxième partie : livres de la période romantique, grands écrivains et auteurs divers, livres illustrés du XIXè imprimés sur papeir de choix, éditions originales, très riches reliures mosaïquées, albums de costumes et de caricatures, livres anglais illustrés en couleurs. Troisième et dernière partie : Editions originales d'auteurs contemporains sur papiers de choix, très beaux livres illustrés modernes, publications des sociétés de bibliophiles, exemplaires enrichis de dessins et d'aquarelles originales, très riches reliures mosaïquées. Riche iconographie. Notre exemplaire est enrichi de 5 lettres autographes et d'un télégramme signés de Léopold Carteret, expert de la vente, adressés au vicomte de Suzanne, grand bibliophile Basque, à propos d'ouvrages que ce dernier entend acquérir lors des première et deuxième vacations, le conseilant et prenant en considération ses ordres d'achat. Certaines adjudications notées en marges de certains feuillets. Agréable exemplaire quasi exempt de rousseur.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Great Gatsby.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925 - Octavo. Original dark green cloth, gilt lettered spine, blind lettered front board, top edge trimmed, others uncut. From the library of Sheryl Lucinda Hoar with her bookplate to the front pastedown. A little rubbing to covers, tips slightly bumped, faint removal marks to front free endpaper, the occasional spot to contents. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing, first state of the text: with "chatter" on p. 60, line 16, "northern" on p. 119, line 22, "it's" on p. 165, line 16, "away" on p. 165, line 29, "sick in tired" on p. 205, lines 9-10, and "Union Street station" on p. 211, lines 7-8. Bruccoli A11.I.a. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Terres et Peuples de Sumatra.

      Amsterdam: Société d'Edition, 1925. Thick quarto, with 180 plates and 150 illustrations in the text, large folding colour map; untrimmed, in original colour decorated wrappers. Limited edition of 1000 copies, printed on 'papier vergé'.This is a beautifully produced and exceptionally detailed study of the Sumatran people and culture. In addition to the general study, there are specific chapters covering the areas of Minangkabau, Palembang, Djambi, Lampong, Aceh and Batak. Fine.

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        Krakatit

      London: Geoffrey Bles. London, Geoffrey Bles, 1925. First Edition. First Impression. A rare Capek in the jacket. The jacket's a little worn with some soiling to the rear panel and a few tears to the spine and rear. Upper spine worn with the tears and creasing. The front however remains bright and intact, and is a stunning example of art deco jacket design. The book itself is near fine with a little bumping to the spine tips and some light offsetting from the flaps. Cover art / illustrations by K. Romney Towndrow [5738, Hyraxia Books]. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1925.

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        L'idée de bien chez Tolstoï et Nietzsche

      First edition of the French translation by Georges Bataille and T. Beresovski-Chestov printed on Alfa paper and why it was not drawn large paper, review copy.Rare autograph signed Leon Shestov in fraçais, Gabriel Alphand.Back insolated and with a lack and a foot tear, keeps it appears the autograph fully shaded. Editions du siècle Paris 1925 12x19cm broché

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        Die Formschnitte des Katharinenklosters zu Nürnberg, ein Versuch über die Geschichte des Frühesten Nürnberger Holzschnittes; mit Fünfundzwanzig Holzschnitten und Teigdrucken aus dem Besitz der Stadbibliothek und des Germanischen Museums in Nürnberg

      54 pp. copiously annotated scholarly text concerning the early wood cuts from Nuremburg, bibliography, and catalog of the institution's holdings, accompanying 25 beautifully printed plates, some color. Small folio. 1/2 vellum cloth boards in plain protective wrpps. Munich (Verlag der Münchner Drucke) 1925. Limited to 300 copies.

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        Alstertal bei Wellingsbüttel, großformatiges Ölgemälde - unleserlich signiert ( Keller..? ), ca. 1925.

       Großformatiges, schönes Ölgemälde des Alstertals am Alsterlauf mit seinen Windungen und reichem Baumbestand am Alsterwanderweg. Öl auf Leinwand, alt gerahmt. Bildmaße: 90 x 63 cm / Rahmenmaß: 114 x 85 cm. Das Bild wurde fachmännisch gereinigt, 2 kleine schadhafte Stellen wurden fachmännisch restauriert. Die Signatur unten links leider unleserlich, möglicherweise \" Kellerman \". Der breite, schwarze Rahmen etwas bestoßen. ( Gewicht 6800 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) ( Bei Ölgemälden leider nur Selbstabholung oder selbstorganisierter Transport möglich, kein Versand )( Please notice: No shipment possible ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Alster, Alsterwanderweg, Wellingsbüttel, Poppenbüttel, Klein Borstel, Hoheneichen, Alsterlauf, Ölgemälde, Alstertal, Google

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        Code Civil: Livre Premier, Des Personnes, Titres V Du Mariage, VI....

      1925. Hemard's View of Family Law in an Extraordinary Binding Hemard, Joseph [1880-1961], Illustrator. Code Civil: Livre Premier, Des Personnes: Titres V. Du Mariage. VI. Du Divorce. VII. De la Paternite. VIII. De l'Adoption. IX. De la Puissance Paternelle. X. De la Minorite. XI. De la Majorite. Paris: Rene Kieffer, [1925]. [vi], 126, [4] pp. Pochoir color text illustrations. Quarto (8" x 6-1/2"). Original publisher stiff wrappers bound into three-quarter morocco over marbled boards, gilt title and tooling to spine, top edge gilt, deckle fore and bottom edges, spine from wrappers tipped-in to rear wrapper. Negligible light rubbing to extremities. Very light toning to text, somewhat heavier along fore-edges, vivid illustrations, internally clean. $850. * From an edition limited to 900 copies, this is number 838. Hemard presents the official text of the sections of the French Civil Code dealing with family law with witty, and often mildly erotic, color pochoir illustrations. Hemard applied this treatment to two other legal works Code Penal (1940) and Code General des Impots Directs et Taxes Assimilees (1944). Hemard, a prolific artist, illustrator, designer and author, is best-known for his humorously illustrated editions of serious non-fiction books.

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        Ex Libris: 15 M dirytin a D evoryt [15 Copperplate Engravings and Woodcuts]

      Karel Novotný and Uh. Hradišti, Brno 1925 - SIGNED. One bookplate is missing. Fourteen tipped-in bookplates mounted on green paper, housed in a folding printed paper portfolio, with folded sheet comprising title page, introduction, and colophon laid in. List of plates pasted to verso of rear portfolio cover (as issued). Three-panel portfolio has split along most of its length at both folds.Toning and short tears to portfolio.The bookplates themselves, printed on a variety of papers, are crisp and clean. Two of the plates are mounted on a darker, slightly smaller paper, implying that they may originally come from a different copy. Portfolio measures 16.5 cm x 21 cm closed; mounting papers measure 15 cm x 20.5 cm; bookplate measurements vary. Signed by Bocho áková-Dittrichová in pencil on title page of introductory leaflet. Number 100 of an edition of 150.A wonderful collection of images celebrating reading, study, and well-appointed libraries. Bocho áková-Dittrichová primarily worked in woodcut, so the engravings are a rare and interesting component of this early work.Helena Bocho áková-Dittrichová (1894-1980) was the first female wordless novelist, and the only woman to work in this medium during its heyday. She was born in the Moravian region of what is now the Czech Republic and spent most of her life in Brno, the Moravian capital. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and in 1923 received a government scholarship to study printmaking in Paris. Bocho áková-Dittrichová's unpublished wordless novel Malí ka Na Cestách [The Artist on Her Journey] recounts this period in her life. In Paris, she first encountered the wordless novels of Flemish artist Franz Masereel, the originator of the form, and was inspired to create her own. Over the course of her long career, Bocho áková-Dittrichová published several wordless novels, along with travelogues and historical works. She also worked as a printmaker and illustrator, and was highly regarded in her native land, though largely unknown elsewhere. This changed in 2014, when the National Museum of Women in the Arts held an exhibition of her work entitled "The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bocho áková-Dittrichová," and this important artist finally began to gain global recognition. Her work, however, is still not widely available. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Minnelieder. (Geschrieben von Aenne Müller-Knatz, 1925)

       [Manuskript]. 4°. 23 S., 1 Bl. OPgmt. Exlibris a. d. Innendeckel.Vollendete Handschrift in schwarzer u. roter Tusche. Enthält Minnelieder von: Gottfried von Straßburg, Wernher von Tegernsee, Dietmar von Aist, von Kürenberg, Hartmann von Aue, Walther von der Vogelweide. Aenne Müller-Knatz war Illustratorin, u. a. von Hans Christian Andersens Märchen. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Literatur, Manuskripte, Lyrik

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        Maschinengeschriebener Brief mit Unterschrift. 11. 10.1925.

      1925. 29x22 cm. (rechter Blattrand sporfleckig).

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        <em>Henry Brocken</em>. Original watercolour illustrating Henry Brocken by Walter De La Mare.

      1925. Watercolour painted on Fabriano art board with ruled borders in ink by the artist and titled, signed and dated by him in ink. Board size 32 x 24 cms, watercolour size 23 x 17 cms. Walter De La Mare's book <em>Henry Brocken, His Travels and Adventures in the Rich, Strange, Scarce-Imaginable Regions of Romance</em>was first published in 1904. It is an allegorical tale in which Henry Brocken goes on a magical journey through Literature. Hemeets characters from fiction including Gulliver, Sleeping Beauty, Jane Eyre, people from Bunyan's <em>Pilgrim's Progress</em>, Keats' "palely loitering knight" etc. This image shows Brocken heading off on his journey through Literature on his horse Rosinante. Henry Brocken was never published with Rex Whistler illustrations. Judging by these illustrations, it would have been spectacular. Provenance: Given by Rex Whistler to his great friend Stephen Tennant and thence to the latter's chauffeur. This is the first time this artwork has appeared on the market.

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        Etudes de Nautique Egyptienne: L'Art de la Navigation en Egypte Jusqu'à la Fin de l'Ancien Empire

      VII, 569 pp. scholarly study of the boats and navigation of ancient Egypt, including types of boats, uses, depiction, archaeological finds and relevant sites, bibliographic notes, indexes, 200 text illustrations, 3 plates. 4to. 3/4 leather, binding shaken, edges worn. Cairo (Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale) 1925. (Mémoires Publiés par les Membres de l'Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale du Caire, 50).

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        Contact Collection of Contemporary Writers (Barnes, Bryher, Butts, Douglas, Ellis, Ford, Gould, Hemingway, Hartley, D.D., Herrman, Joyce, Loy, McAlmon, Pound, Richardson, Sinclair, Sitwell, Stein, Williams)

      Contact Editions 1925 - gray wrappers with black lettering with all flaps intact over buff wraps 338 pp spine soiled, worn and cocked with title still visible title page uncut writing in ink top left corner of front wrapper small stain above right Barnes' name . [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L'idée de bien chez Tolstoï et Nietzsche

      1925. Editions du siècle, Paris 1925, 12x19cm, broché. - Editions du siècle, Paris 1925, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione della traduzione francese di Georges Bataille e T. Beresovski-Chestov stampato su alfa e perché non è stato redatto carta di grandi dimensioni, una copia del servizio stampa. autografo Rare firmato Leon Sestov in fraçais, Gabriel Alphand. Indietro insolated e con una mancanza e una lacrima piede, mantiene appare l'autografo completamente ombreggiata. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française établie par Georges Bataille et T. Beresovski-Chestov, imprimée sur alfa et pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Rare envoi autographe signé de Léon Chestov, en français, à Gabriel Alphand. Dos insolé et comportant un manque et une déchirure en pied, garde où figure l'envoi autographe intégralement ombrée.  

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        Über quantentheoretische Umdeutung kinematischer und mechanischer Beziehungen.

      Berlin: Julius Springer, 1925. First Paper on Quantum Mechanics. A very fine copy (not ex-library) of his breakthrough paper, announcing his discovery of matrix mechanics. "A severe attack of hay fever in early June forced Heisenberg's retreat to the island of Helgoland. There he completed the calculation of the anharmonic oscillator, determined the constants of motion, and obtained from his multiplication rule the Thomas Kuhn summation rule for spectral lines. After nearly two weeks on Helgoland, Heisenberg returned to Göttingen, where he drafted his fundamental paper 'Über die quantentheoretische Umdeutung kinematischer und mechanischer Beziehungen', 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." (DSB). In: Zeitschrift für Physik, Vol. 33, pp.879-893. The complete volume offered (VIII,950 pp.) in a nice contemporary half calf binding with gilt spine lettering. Completely clean throughout - a fine copy.

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        Manhattan Transfer

      Harper & Brothers, NY 1925 - Black cloth with yellow title boxes titled in black. Stated first edition k-z. Spine ends/points mildly rubbed/frayed, spine title box foxed, a few spots to boards, very slightly cocked. PO name/small stamp to ffep. Hinge starting page 121, pages mildly toned, slight foxing to rear endpage. The DJ in mylar is separated into two parts at spine, chipped at spine ends, toned/slightly spotted at spine, rubbed through at flap fold and points. Flap price of $2.00 intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Unique Archive of images, (Vladimir Nikolaevich, b. 1868, Russian General, Commandant, 1913-1917, of the Alexander Palace, Tsarskoe Selo, Nicholas II's favourite residence, and Head of Nicholas II's suite at the time of the abdication at Mogilev, 1st March 1917)

      1925 - (of which 73 have glass negatives, 1 a celluloid negative, and 38 the corresponding prints made c. 1936), relating to Nicholas II and his family, and to the Tsar at the war front, 1914-1917, together with the rare first edition in Russian of Voeikov's memoirs, 'With and Without the Tsars', important for many insights on court life and for the events surrounding the abdication, 8vo., pp. 434 and 8 plates, Oy. Littera, Helsinki, 1936, in all 77 images, c. 1890 - the negatives are generally in good condition, apart from a few ragged edges not affecting the image and, rarely, a small flaw. In Box 1, four, including that of the striking portrait bust of Tsesarevich Alexei, have cracks but are carefully joined with transparent tape, and the cracks are such that they could easily be edited out on a digital print The images were apparently photographed from items in Voeikov's personal album of photos of the Imperial family and military scenes in Galicia and the Caucasus, and of a few cuttings, with a view to publication in his memoirs. In fact of those present, only one was used in his book. Many negatives have captions or fragments of surrounding text in Russian. The prints are uniformly backed on to stout card, but without the captions, so that the negatives are valuable for identification. Several cards have the stamp of Daniel Nyblin, Helsingfors (Helsinki), who no doubt made all the prints. Voeikov has wrapped and numbered many of the negatives in brown paper, some from a shop in Brussels, on which he has written brief identifications in Russian. For Nicholas II he uses the initial 'G[osudar]', 'His Majesty'. These and any printed captions have contributed to the checklist below, along with identifications from a previous owner, all suitable as a permanent catalogue. The checklist shows the present numbering in four boxes; a second number means a number supplied by Voeikov. His numbers 1-100 are mostly at or round St Petersburg, higher numbers at the war front. For the plates in his book, Voeikov selected certain very special manuscript items, such as the signed note from Nicholas, (Box 1, No. 19), and a remarkable signed menu of 1889 which includes 'Alix de Hesse', five years before her wedding to Nicholas II. CHECKLIST Box 1 26 Glass Negatives and 1 Celluloid Negative, no prints: 1. Tsesarevich Alexei (1904-1918) surrounded by generals, one of whom is pointing to a tortoise on the ground. 3½" x 4¾". 2. Tsesarevich Alexei as a child aged about two, standing by a wooden x-shaped folding chair. From a cabinet photo by Gan & Co., Tsarskoe Selo. 5¾" x 4". 3. General Kornilov (Lavr Georgievich, 1870-1918; 'the man with the lion's heart'; prisoner of war 1915-1916 but escaped, commander-in-chief, August 1917). From a striking oval photo cut round and held at the edges by drawing pins. 5¾" x 4". 4. Imperial children sitting on a hillock. Caption: 'The Most August children of His Imperial Majesty'. Reference no. 14 visible near left margin. [This engaging picture was taken in Finland when the family came ashore from the imperial yacht. See Carol Townend, 'Royal Russia', 2006, p. 91]. 5¾" x 4". 5. 'Grand Duke Kirill' (Vladimirovich, 1876-1938, grandson of Alexander II), 'Most August Curator of His Majesty's Throne' head and shoulders in military uniform, (c. 1922-1924). 6" x 4". 6. 'Tsesarevich Alexei' on a tricycle in the park at Tsarskoe Selo, c. 1912. From a cabinet photo by Gan. 6" x 4". 7, 27. 'Tsesarevich Alexei' with a donkey and tiny cart, c. 1910. 2½" x 3½". 8. Nicholas II (1868-1918), surrounded by generals. Below in German, 'From the current exhibition of Russian artists in St Petersburg: "A reading of the poet Markov in the club-room of the Ismailovsky Regiment of Guards". Painting by G.K. Bakmanson. Photographed by Bulla, St Petersburg'. [The Russian text above the painting refers to a different image, about Nicholas II with hunters from the regiment at a 700 km ski race, from the periodical 'Novoe Vremya']. 4" x 6". 9, 21. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Der Prozess. Roman; Das Schloss. Roman; Amerika. Roman.

      Berlin, Die Schmiede, ; München, Kurt Wolff Vlg., und 1925 - Ca. 19,5 x 14 cm. (2) w. S., (6) S., 411 S., (1) Seite; (2) w. S., (6) S., 503 S., (1) Seite; 391 S., (1) Seite. Originalleinenbände mit Rücken- und Titelschildern. Erstausgaben. Raabe 146,8-10; WG 8-10; Hermann/Schmit: Verlag die Schmiede 1921-1929: Nr. B 81 (Der Prozeß); Göbel: Der Kurt Wolff Verlag 1913-1930: 663 (Das Schloß); 673 (Amerika). "Es ist klar, daß der Roman mit dem "Prozeß" und "Schloß", deren Reihe er (chronologisch) eröffnete, innig zusammenhängt. Es ist eine TRILOGIE DER EINSAMKEIT, die Kafka hinterlassen hat. Fremdheit, Isoliertheit mitten unter den Menschen sind das Grundthema. Die Situation des Angeklagten im "Prozeß", - der Stand des Uneingeladenen und Landfremden im "Schloß", - die Hilfslosigkeit eines unerfahrenen Kindes mitten in dem von Leben tobenden "Amerika". - hier sind drei Grundtatsachen, deren geheimnisvoll Gemeinsames durch die Kunst Kafklas klar und symbolhaft, jedoch stets durchaus ohne die übliche Symbolsprache und im einfachsten Ausdruck der Wirklichkeit hervortritt. . In allen drei Romanen geht es um die Einordnung des Einzelnen in die menschliche Gemeinschaft ." (Max Brod, Nachwort zu "Amerika"). "Der Prozeß" erschien im Verlag Die Schmiede in der Reihe "Die Romane des XX. Jahrhunderts". Die Bände "Der Prozeß" und "Das Schloß" unbeschnitten und Rücken etwas ausgeblichen. Schöne Ausgabe der von Max Brod als "Trilogie der Einsamkeit" bezeichneten Reihe. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        International Architektur Herausgegeben von Walter Gropius. (= Bauhausbücher Nummer 1 , Schriftleitung Walter Gropius und L. Moholy Nagy)

      München, Albert Langen Verlag, 1925. Erste Ausgabe 106 S. (1 Seite Werbung) mit sehr zahlreichen Photos und Abbildungen. 4° rotgeprägter Originalleinenband (Einband etwas stockfleckig, Innen tadelos) Erste Ausgabe des ersten Bauhausbuches. Enthält Entwürfe vieler großer zeitgenössischer Architeken wie: Breuer, Gropius, Hilberseimer, Mies van der Rohe, Muche, Oud, Stam aber auch Behrens, Corbusier, Mendelsohn, Poelzig, Rietveld, Taut Frank Lloyd Wright. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        [WOOLF, Virginia] BELL, Vanessa. Original gouache painting for the dust jacket design for Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway, 8 x 5 ¼ inches, unsigned and undated but 1925

      , 1925 A preliminary design for the dust jacket, with the basic design more or less determined, but appearing as a rectilinear silhouette of a crowned head. Before the final published version was printed, Bell rendered the design softer, more rounded and abstract, and brighter with the addition of the color yellow. The published version is also printed in black, rather than in black and brown, with yellow accents surrounding the central design, and with a bouquet of yellow flowers in the lower portion of the design where the artist eventually added her initials (not present here). Provenance: on the back of the frame is the label of Anthony d'Offay, 9 Dering Street, New Bond Street, London. The present design was included in d'Offay's exhibition entitled Vanessa Bell: Paintings and Drawings, 20 November to 12 December 1973, where it is listed as number 19. Framed and glazed.

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