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        [On the Occasion of James Booth's Retirement from the Position of General Manager at the Co-operative Printing Society]

      Manchester: The co-operative Printing Society, February 1923. [Manchester Printing and Binding History]. FINE ILLUMINATED DOCUMENT IN A FINE CONTEMPORARY BINDING. Two sheets of vellum hand-illuminated in red, blue, green and gilt, announcing the retirement of the General Manager, James Booth. A token of the high esteem in which he was held by employees, this document is signed by the head of every department, and even includes a small bust portrait. The sheets are pasted down into a diptych consisting of two wooden boards bound together in red morocco with a debossed design featuring gilt decoration and a 'JB' monogram on-laid in orange and green. Housed in a matching red morocco clamshell box with a padded red velvet lining, itself protected within a plain red cloth-covered box. Some slight marks and smudging to text. The very lightest of handling, with a few minor marks to the outer cloth box. A unique object in near-fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        NEW HAMPSHIRE: A Poem With Notes and Grace Notes

      New York: Henry Holt, 1923. First Edition, First Printing. Beautifully illustrated throughout with woodcuts by J. J. Lankes. 8vo, publisher's original half green cloth over gray paper covered boards, the spine lettered in gilt and with a gilt label lettered in gray on the upper cover, with the original publisher's printed and decorated dustjacket. 113 pp. A very good copy, internally very fine, fresh and clean, the binding with only a very small amount of age at the backstrip and a touch of rubbing to the bottom corners, the jacket present though with a bit of wear and some chipping, the rear panel more so than the front and spine panels which both still look quite nice. FIRST EDITION. NEW HAMPSHIRE is one of Frost's earlier works and also one of his greatest. The collection includes the title-poem, one of his longer works, as well as over 35 others. It includes such well known poems as; "Star-Splitter, "Dust to Snow" and perhaps one of his most often recited works "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening", a perennial holiday favorite in New England and other chilly climes. Considered one of the greatest 20th century American poets, Frost also won much acclaim and popularity throughout the English speaking world. J.J. Lankes and Robert Frost enjoyed a long professional and personal association. Lankes' woodcuts beautified many of Frost's published works.

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        Tunica originale in crespo di seta

      , , . Tunica originale in crespo di seta dipinta a mano, 1923. Realizzazione di Raymond Duncan, danzatore, artista, poeta, artigiano e filosofo americano, fratello della celebre ballerina Isadora. . . . "É a Parigi nel 1923 che, avendo conosciuto Isadora Duncan (anche lei appassionata delle tuniche di Fortuny), Cesarina compra presso il laboratorio "Service sans doctrine" una tunica firmata Raymond Duncan, fratello della celebre danzatrice. Scarne e classiche, queste raffinatissime tuniche decorate e tessute a mano, rappresentano sinteticamente la congiunzione figurativa tra il gusto per l'essenzialità antica greca, la libertà del corpo e il gusto, da noi posteri, chiamato decò" (Maria Paola Maino in "Cesarina Gualino e i suoi amici", Marsilio, 1997).Raymond Duncan (1874-1966) è stato un ballerino, artista, poeta, artigiano e filosofo americano. Giovanissimo sviluppò una teoria del movimento che chiamò actionalism, "una straordinaria sintesi dei movimenti del lavoro e della vita quotidiana". Nel 1898 insieme a sua madre e ai suoi fratelli lasciò l'America, vivendo tra Londra, Berlino, Atene e Parigi. La sua teoria del movimento lo portò a lavorare in modo particolarmente stretto con sua sorella Isadora, famosa ballerina. Duncan s'innamorò della Grecia. Sposata Penelope, si stabilì in una villa fuori Atene, che arredò in stile classico con elementi realizzati a mano da lui stesso. La sua pratica artigianale si estendeva dalle ceramiche, ai tessutie ai manufatti in legno. A nessuno era permesso di entrare nella villa in abiti moderni, e loro stessi vestivano con abiti classici greci sia in patria che all'estero. Nel 1909 Raymond e Penelope tornarono negli Stati Uniti per una serie di spettacoli teatrali dal repertorio classico greco. La coppia teneva anche lezioni di musica popolare, tessitura, danza e musica greca. Nel 1911 Duncan e Penelope tornarono a Parigi e fondarono una scuola, l'Akademia Raymond Duncan, al 31 di Rue de Seine, che offriva corsi gratuiti di danza, arte e artigianato; in seguito aprirono una scuola similare anche a Londra. Entrambe le scuole erano basate sull'idea dell'Accademia Platonica ed entrambe erano "una casa aperta per ogni nuova ricerca in ambito teatrale, letterario, musicale e artistico".Oltre alle attività artistiche e creative, Duncan ha scritto poesie e opere teatrali, oltre a libri, giornali e saggi sull'actionalism.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Die Rakete zu den Planetenräumen

      3 folding plates, illustrations to the text. Second edition. 4to., original printed wrappers, housed in a folding box. MÜnchen und Berlin, R. Oldenbourg.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Poster Art in Vienna. Illustrated by Klinger, Cosl-Frey, Willrab, Haas + Engelberg, Schwarcz

      Chicago: Julius Wisotzki, (1923).. Limited edition, no. 42 of an unspecified number signed by Julius Klinger. 4to. Publisher's blue cloth backed printed boards. 50 fine colour plates reproducing poster designs plus 8 plates reproducing black and white drawings and 7 leaves of advertisements. Subtly recased, a modicum of wear to the edges, a lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        THREE WISE FOOLS MOVIE POSTER/3 WISE FOOLS/POSTER

      COLUMBIA 1923 - 3 WISE FOOLS - 1923, Dir: KING VIDOR, Cast: ADAM WEST, NANCY KOVACK, , Nac. film: USA, Company: COLUMBIA, Designer: , , Nac. poster: USA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -70X100-Cm.-27X41-INCHES-1 SH., , Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

      [Bookseller: BENITO ORIGINAL MOVIE POSTER]
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        [VSEVOLOD MEYERHOLD] Meyerhold. Sbornik. K 20-letiyu rezhisserskoy i 25-letiyu akterskoy deyatelnosti [i.e. Meyerhold. The Collection Dedicated to the 20 Years as a Director and 25 Years of Acting]

      Tver': Oktiabr, 1923. 48, [2] pp.: ill. In original wrappers with portrait. Very good, extremities chipped, generally slightly rubbed. First and only edition. One of 1500 copies. Very rare. The book design by G.I. Noskov, the local Tver' artist, who attempted to follow some of leftist typescript designs of the time experimenting with fonts and layouts of the pages. Edition includes materials dedicated to life and work of Vsevolod Meyerhold (1874-1940), famous Russian theatrical producer, director, and actor. With photos by Kapustiansky-Shtenberg. Articles about Meyerhold by Tikhonovich, Beskin, Blium, Levidov, Arvatov, Fevralskiy, Yarotskiy, Chuzhak, Aksenov, Bigushevsky, Sergey Tretiakov, Kerzhentsev, Vassily Kamensky. Worldcat locates three copies in Getty, Standford, LOC.

      [Bookseller: Bookvica]
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        Le più belle pagine di Silvio Pellico

      MILANO: FRATELLI TREVES EDITORI, 1923. Rilegato. BUONO. 11 16,5. Le più belle pagine degli scrittori italiani USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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        Signed Photo in Norma 1964

      Star American-Greek soprano (1923-1977), great signed photo shown in Norma, her signature role!. Inscribed and dated by her in 1964, this is the Paris production of this opera, and photo is stamped on verso by photographer Michel Petit, Paris. Size is 5.4 x 3.6 inches, in excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Tamino Autographs]
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        Harmonium

      New York: Knopf, 1923. Octavo, original blue cloth over patterned paper boards, paper spine label, uncut and partially unopened. First issue, with blue, red, yellow and white checkered pattern and red top edge. Light toning to spine label and boards, faint ring of a demitasse cup on the front board. Without extremely scarce dust jacket. Edelstein A1a-1. First edition, first issue, one of only 500 copies in the first-state binding. Although Stevens' poems had appeared in magazines for almost ten years, Harmonium was his first book, published when he was a middle-aged lawyer for a Hartford insurance company. Initially overshadowed by T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land, which had appeared the previous year, Harmonium stands alongside that work now as a milestone in modern American poetry; a few of the many highlights include "The Emperor of Ice-Cream," "Sunday Morning," "Anecdote of the Jar," "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird," and "Le Monocle de Mon Oncle": "The honey of heaven may or may not come, / But that of earth both comes and goes at once." This copy bears the bookplate of popular Connecticut writer Annie Eliot Trumbull. A younger member of Mark Twain's circle and frequent contributor to the Atlantic Monthly, Trumbull had provided Stevens with his literary introduction to Hartford in 1913, driving him around the countryside by day and inviting him to a dinner party at her country club. Stevens reported to his wife: "The Miss Trumbull was, after all, a most agreeable person, with very pleasant manners and a sense of humor." Stevens and Trumbull would soon be neighbors: his longtime Hartford office was just down the block from her home. As a leader of the local Poetry Society, Trumbull organized events for Robert Frost, Carl Sandburg, and William Butler Yeats over the years, but Stevens repeatedly turned down her invitations to appear (Brazeau 115, 304). Trumbull, in turn, does not seem to have made it through Harmonium: this copy is partially unopened. Small Hartford bookseller's ticket. A lovely association copy of a modernist landmark, housed in a custom clamshell box.

      [Bookseller: Hackenberg Booksellers ABAA]
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        The Works.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1923-36. 30 volumes, octavo. Original quarter vellum, titles and decoration to spine gilt, paper boards. Frontispiece. Light spotting to fore-edges, spines and boards a little marked, an excellent set. The Manaton edition. Limited to 530 sets and signed by author.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Über die Anwendung der Quantentheorie auf den Atombau: I. Die Grundpostulate der Quantentheorie" [On the Application of the Quantum Theory to Atomic Structure: The Basic Postulates of Quantum Theory] (Vol. 13, pp. 117-165) WITH "Über Phasenbeziehungen bei den Bohrschen Modellen von Atomen und Molekeln" [About Phase Relationships in the Bohr Models of Atoms and Molecules] (Vol. 14. pp. 44-55) in Zeitschrift für Physik 13 & 14 [Two Bound Together], 1923

      BOUND FIRST EDITION OF BOHR's 1923 EXPLANATION OF THE ENTIRE RANGE OF QUANTUM PHENOMENA USING ONLY HIS TWO POSTULATES: THE EXISTENCE OF STATIONARY STATES AND THE EMISSION OF RADIATION IN TRANSITION BETWEEN TWO STATES. At the paper's conclusion, Bohr summarized the difficulties quantum mechanical theories had in coping with light quanta, coupling, and dispersion, thus setting the stage for the new quantum mechanics of Schrodinger and Heisenberg. Other papers of significance are noted following the Bohr discussion. As early as 1918, "Bohr had visualized, at least in outline, the whole theory of atomic phenomena. He of course realized that he was still very far from a logically consistent framework wide enough to incorporate both the quantum postulates and those aspects of classical mechanics and electrodynamics that seemed to retain some validity" (DSB). Bohr's intent in this paper was to "expound systematically the problems which have been met in the investigation of atomic structure" (Nielsen, Correspondence Principle, 40). As Heisenberg would later point out, Bohr (as he did with his correspondence principle) is careful in this paper to postulate a "detailed analogy between the quantum theory and the classical theory appropriate to the mental picture employed. This analogy does not merely serve as a guide to the discovery of formal laws; its special value is that it furnishes the interpretation of the laws that are found in terms of the mental picture used (Heisenberg, Physical Principles, 105). In the introduction, Bohr made a statement he was to repeat often: "Every description of natural processes must be based on ideas which have been introduced and defined by the classical theory" (Bohr, 117). The paper divides into three chapters: The Stationary States, The Process of Radiation, and On the Formal Nature of the Quantum Theory. Bohr wrote: "We shall try to show that, notwithstanding the uncertainty which the preceding considerations contain, it yet seems possible, even for atoms with several electrons, to characterize their motion in a rational manner by the introduction of quantum numbers… The demand for sharp, stable, stationary states can be referred to in the language of the quantum theory as a general principle of the existence and permanence of the quantum numbers" (Nielsen, 41). Bohr then discusses the issues which neither classical nor the present quantum theory had yet given "adequate account", thereby laying the groundwork for what was to come. ALSO INCLUDED: "Über Phasenbeziehungen bei den Bohrschen Modellen von Atomen und Molekeln" [About Phase Relationships in the Bohr Models of Atoms and Molecules] (Vol. 14, pp. 44-55). 1st ed. Born & Heisenberg's paper on Bohr's atomic model as a part of Heisenberg's habilitation. ALSO: Han's Kramers "Über das Modell des Heliumatoms" [The Model oft he Helium Atom] (Vol. 13, pp. 312-342). Kramer's application of Bohr's theories to the model of he helium atom. "By failing to obtain agreement with the observed ionization potential, it demonstrated very clearly the inability of classical mechanics, and hence the perturbation theory, to describe accurately the motion of electrons in an atom, even in a stationary state" (Nielsen, 41). CONDITION & DETAILS: Berlin: Julius Springer. 4to. (9 x 6.25 inches; 225 x 156mm). Two volumes bound as one. [vi], 406; [iv], 414, [2]. Tightly bound in blue cloth, gilt-lettered at the spine. Minor rubbing at the edge tips. Bright and clean throughout. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Atticus Rare Books]
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        SHAKESPEARE'S THE TRAGEDY OF CYMBELINE PRINTED FROM THE FOLIO OF 1623

      [Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press for Ernest Benn Limited], London 1923 - lvii,[3],134,[1]pp. Small folio (32.5 x 25 cm). Richly bound in full dark brown morocco by Zaehnsdorf (with their extra gilt signet on the rear pastedown), raised bands, elaborately gilt side panels within blindstamped rules, t.e.g., others untrimmed. A few trivial rubs to joints, otherwise about fine. First edition in this format, deluxe issue, published as an element in the "Player's Shakespeare," edited and introduced by Harley- Granville Barker. This volume includes five color collotypes by Albert Rutherston (who was art editor of the series) as well as a number of line blocks by Emery Walker. This is one of one hundred numbered deluxe copies printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott handmade paper, specially bound, and signed by Rutherston and Barker. Zaehnsdorf bound the one hundred copies in one of two fashions: in morocco, gilt extra, and full vellum.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        Le più belle pagine di Silvio Pellico

      FRATELLI TREVES EDITORI, 1923. ITALIANO 0,2 Volume della collezione Le più belle pagine degli scrittori italiani scelte da scrittori viventi, diretta da Ugo Ojetti. Legatura blu con titoli in oro al piatto e al dorso leggermente scolorita. Tagli appena ingialliti. Pagine salde. Sull'antifrontespizio immagine in bianco e nero di Pellico da una litografia Junck, Torino. Controguardie illustrate. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        MARRIAGE

      Monroe Wheeler, New York 1923 - Pictorial wrappers. Wrapper edges sun-tanned, extreme upper fore-tip of upper wrapper chipped, with hard crease to lower corner and fore-edge; just a good copy, internally about fine. First edition, published as MANIKIN Number Three. Laid in, as issued, is the [4]pp. leaflet, "Miss Moore's Observations," by Glenway Wescott. The colophon is the second state, with the Christopher Street rubber stamp alteration of Wheeler's address. The least common of the pamphlets in the Manikin series.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        Une Nuit Au Luxembourg

      Aux Editions Du Sagittaire, 1923. Rare binding Cet ouvrage execuite sous la direction de M. Leon Porteret A Ete Acheve D'Imprimer le Dix-Huit Janvier 1923, Par Frazier Soye, 168 Boulevard du Montparnasse, A Paris. La reproduction des Aquarelles De Serge Beaune a ete Excutee dans les Ateliers de Jacomrt et Cie. 134 pgs. blue designed endpages #383 w/bound in blue card covers. A most Attractive Copy en French.. Illus. by Serge Beaune. Art. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Open Door Books]
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        Eigenh. Ansichts-Postkarte (Domaine de Franco, Brignoles) m.U.

      5.III.(19)25. - Gide würde gerne seinen Artikel über Friedrich Nietzsche vom Empfänger übersetzt sehen, "si vraiment vous estimez qu'il vaille la peine que vous vous infligiez ce travail .". Bekanntlich war Nietzsche für Gide von immerwährender Bedeutung. Hier, auf dem südfranzösischen Gut von Emile Mayrisch, wurde 1923 Gides Tochter Catherine (gest. 2013) geworden, deren Mutter Elisabeth Rysselberghe (1890-1980), Tochter des Malers Théo, die Leitung innehatte. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        The Case for Spirit Photography

      New York; George H. Doran. 1923. First American Edition. 8vo. Publisher's brown cloth, titled in black to spine, very good indeed with a couple of thumbmarks and light bumping to spine ends, with photogrpahic spirit photograph label to front board. In a fragile example of the scarce dustwrapper somewhat worn and nibbled with several inches of loss to the tail of spine spreading into the back panel, shallow chipping to corners and head, a small hole to the upper front panel. General soiling and wear. Illustrated throughout with "verified cases" of spirit photography. A scarce copy of a fascinating book. PRICE, Harry. Works on Physical Research, Spiritualism, Magic... Witchcraft... alleged Abnormal Phenomena (1929), p.164.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Voz odlazi Nova lirika, izdan'e Khipnos [The train is leaving New poems, published by Khipnos]

      Belgrade: Khipnos, 1923. Octavo (19 × 14 cm). Original decorative wrappers; 18 pp. Signed and inscribed by the author to front wrapper verso. Wrappers expertly restored at upper corner; else about very good. First and only edition of this scarce, controversial volume of "constructivist" poems by Rade Drainac (whose real name was Radojko Jovanovi , 1899-1943), the founding member of the Yugoslav Surrealist group and editor of the Dadaist journal Khipnos, a "magazine for intuitive art" (1922-1923). With a striking constructivist wrapper design incorporating the motif of a train in motion, suggested by a large red square, with a smaller square evoking the raised railway signal, and the words "look out! signal" stacked below. Drainac is considered one of the most original and fascinating voices of Serbian interwar literature; he began writing as a symbolist and developed a highly unconventional, expressly avant-gardistic style around 1922. After 1926, Drainac lived in Paris, where he survived by playing the violin as an accompaniment to silent films, before returning to Serbia shortly before the war. Rear wrapper with an advert of Drainac's Erotikon. All of the author's works are very scarce. KVK, OCLC only show the copies at the British Library and Michigan.

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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        THE SHIP THAT SAILED TO MARS

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1923. First American Edition, 1/250 copies. 4to., 96pp.; VG/no DJ; 1/4 vellum over gray boards, gilt lettering on spine; housed in a custom gray slipcase, with a custom gray dust jacket; Professionally re-bound with new end papers and original spine; some wear and soiling to vellum on spine; pages slightly wavy; interior clean; All 48 illustration and 48 calligraphic textual plates intact, all plates and text mounted on gray paper as issued; First American edition, bound from plates from the British edition and one of 250 copies thus, with the remaining 1750 copies by Harrap in London; LP consignment; shelved case 12, Dupont. Full-priced Rockville.

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        Storia di Cristo

      FIRENZE: VALLECCHI EDITORE, 1923. II ED.. Rilegato. BUONO. 13,5 19,5. USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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        Kleine Prosa.

      Erste Ausgabe. - Selten, da ein Großteil der Exemplare 1923 bei einem Lagerbrand vernichtet wurde bis 1922 waren gemäß Verlagsunterlagen von der Auflage von 1500 Exemplaren nur 735 verkauft worden. - Einband etwas gebräunt, Ecken berieben, Vorsatz mit Besitzvermerk, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - W/G 10.

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        Preludio e canzonette

      Torino, Edizioni di Primo Tempo, 1923. Bross. (20X14) pp. 46 + 2 bianche + velina con reclame della rivista omonima. Al dorso, Saba PT1. 400 copie numerate. La nostra copia non reca la numerazione a timbro che dovrebbe comparire come di consueto a fianco della relativa dicitura a stampa. Ottimo stato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Menabò]
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        Der Kreisel. Die Geschichte des Georg Zenk

      Friedrich Kroner: Der Kreisel. Die Geschichte des Georg Zenk. 1.-6. Tausend (1923) 92pp., illustrierter OHlwd., Axel Juncker Verlag, Berlin (siehe Bloch 1799). Am Vortitelblatt einen überklebten Eignernamen und links unten mit roten Abdruck des roten Vorsatzpapiers, ansonsten sehr gut erhalten, sehr seltene Utopie ein fragmentarisch erzählter Kurzroman, der sich von der Science Fiction der Zeit abhebt. Die Erde wird durch seltsame Kreiselwesen überfallen, die die Umdrehung des Planeten verlangsamen und die Erde und die Menschen in Schlaf versenken...

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        Gli Ubriachi. Illustrato con XII xilografie originali dell'autore

      Alpes, 1923. senza data, 20 cm, brossura editoriale con silografia in sanguigna di Viani al piatto e all'ultima di copertina; pp. 277; Marca tipografica disegnata dall'Autore al frontespizio. Tracce d'uso alla copertina e bruniture nel testo

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        The Caerleon Edition of the Works of Arthur Machen; Nine Volume Set

      London: Martin Secker, 1923. Limited edition. Hard Cover. very good. Brown cloth. Gilt lettering to covers and spine. This nine volume set is limited to 500 numbered ocpies for sale in England and five hundred for sale in America. This set is #971 and is signed by Arthur Machen in Volume one. Gilt lettering from spines worn. All; volumes in very nice condition. Volume five shows some darkening to cloth on front cover near edge. Occassional foxing in some of the volumes. Some toning to endpapers.

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        THE PLUMBER MOVIE POSTER/PLUMBER, THE/POSTER

      PATHE 1923 - PLUMBER, THE - 1923, Dir: MACK SENNETT, Cast: RALPH GRAVES, , , Nac. film: USA, Company: PATHE, Designer: , , Nac. poster: USA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : 205X100-CM.-81X41-IN.-3 SH., Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

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        Manuscript Journal of a Young British Surgeon On a Voyage to America's, Pacific Northwest Coast Citites, with Hand Drawn Maps. Features Early Prohibition, Anti-Asian Immigration Laws, Famouse People as Well as Panama Canal Crossing.

      LA, San Francisco, Victoria, Vancouver, Seattle, 1923. Fair copy manuscript journal of a British physician, describing his voyage to America as surgeon onboard the SS Eurydamus, with extensive observations made while touring principal cities on the Pacific Northwest Coast, and an exceptionally detailed early account of a passage through the Panama Canal. 8vo. 160 pages numbered in manuscript by the writer, plus an additional 10 pages loosely placed within and solely treating prohibition in America. Burgundy cloth boards, ruled watermarked leafs. Ownership inscription to front fly leaf, of Henry Arthur Wilson, possibly the writer or a relation. Very good condition, a most pleasing and entertaining volume, with observations unusually generous in detail. Little is known about the surgeon, although the text reveals that he was a resident of Newcastle upon Tyne, and further suggests that he was not long out of medical school when he embarked on this working voyage to America. He is overjoyed by the work and its travel perks. So bounteous in detailed observations, treating social customs, entertainment, pioneering trades, prohibition of alcohol, discriminatory immigration, renowned personalities, obsolete tours and transportation, landscapes since overtaken by industry and mass population, in five years' time, this volume will make for an exceptional primary source centennial reminiscence of life on the Pacific Northwest Coast! . Manuscript.

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        Proza. (Weelde-uitgave in heelleder).

      Amsterdam, Van Holkema & Warendorf, [1923-1925]. Drie delen. Oorspronkelijk verguld roodbruin heelleder, deel 1 en 2 met leeslinten (deel 3 werd daarvan niet voorzien). Koppen verguld. 324 304 320 p. 1e druk. Ruggen minimaal verschoten, leer heeft enkele kleine krasjes, beetje roest in het binnenwerk. Voorplat deel 1 deels verschoten. Helaas werd voor deze luxe-editie een zeer kwetsbare ledersoort gebruikt, waardoor perfecte sets eigenlijk niet bestaan. Luxe-editie ('Weelde-uitgave') in heelleder met fraaie art-decobandstempeling. VV 320,4: 'Het aantal luxe-exemplaren staat niet vast, maar zal niet veel meer dan enkele tientallen zijn geweest'. Het eerste deel van deze verzameling feuilletons werd samengesteld door Couperus zelf, die op 16 juli 1923 zou overlijden, de twee andere door zijn vrouw. Collectie Veen 1.2.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        Programma del corso di diritto criminale Parte speciale ossia esposizione dei delitti in specie

      Casa Editrice Libraria Fratelli Cammelli. ITALIANO 5,9 Opera in VII volumi con aggiunta di note per uso della pratica forense. Volume I di 656 pagine datato 1925 e alla X edizione; volume II di 712 pagine datato 1926 alla X edizione; volume III di 592 pagine datato 1923 alla IX edizione; volume IV di 676 pagine datato 1923 e alla IX edizione; volume V di 654 pagine datato 1924 alla X edizione; volume VI di 598 pagine datato 1925 alla IX edizione; volume VII di 691 pagine datato 1923 alla IX edizione. Mezza legatura con angoli e titoli in oro solo al dorso brunito dal tempo e nel volume III e IV con macchia scura. Coperte non coeve. Pagine ingiallite, con ampio margine e ben salde. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Das Buch Ruth. Mit fünf Radierungen von Lilly Steiner.

      Wien, Haybach-Verlag, 1923. - Imperial Folio (ca. 54x38 cm), Titelblatt, 4 Textblätter und 5 Original-Kaltnadelradierungen, Impressum. Original-Halbpergament mit golfgeprägtem Rückentitel, Einbanddeckel mit Buntpapierbezügen. Eins von nur 60 Exemplaren, unser Exemplar mit der Nummer XII, von Lilly Steiner im Impressum eigenhändig signiert. Der Pergamentrücken etwas fleckig, die Kanten leicht beschabt, innen gelegentlich gebräunt, teils mit leichtem Abklatsch der Radierungen auf die Textseiten, insgesamt wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. Thieme-B. XXXI, 558. Lilly Steiner, a graphic artist and painter (born 1884) was a part of the Viennese Modern Movement. Her portrait was painted by Egon Schiele and her home designed by Adolf Loos. The Jewish Women’s Archive. Sehr selten! [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Mertens]
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        BIG BROTHER MOVIE POSTER/STORE BROR OCH LILLEBROR/POSTER

      PARAMOUNT 1923 - STORE BROR OCH LILLEBROR - 1923, Dir: ALLAN DWAN, Cast: TOM MOORE, EDITH ROBERTS, RAYMOND HATTON, JOE KING, , , Nac. film: USA, Company: PARAMOUNT, Designer: , , Nac. poster: SUECIA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -70X100-Cm.-27X41-INCHES-1 SH., , Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

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        ADAM AND EVA MOVIE POSTER/ADAM OCH EVA/POSTER

      PARAMOUNT 1923 - ADAM OCH EVA - 1923, Dir: ROBERT G.VIGNOLA, Cast: MARION DAVIES, T. ROY BARNES, TOM LEWIS, WILLIAM NORRIS, , Nac. film: USA, Company: PARAMOUNT, Designer: ROHMAN, , Nac. poster: SUECIA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -70X100-Cm.-27X41-INCHES-1 SH., , Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

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        THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME MOVIE POSTER/RINGAREN I NOTREDAME/POSTER

      UNIVERSAL 1923 - RINGAREN I NOTREDAME - 1923, Dir: WALLACE M. WORSLEY, Cast: LON CHANEY, ERNEST TORRENCE, PATSY RUTH MILLER, TULLY MARSHALL, NORMAN KERRY, KATE LESTER, , Nac. film: USA, Company: UNIVERSAL, Designer: , , Nac. poster: SUECIA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -70X100-Cm.-27X41-INCHES-1 SH., , Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

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        New Hampshire

      New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1923. Early printing of Robert Frost's first Pulitzer Prize-winning collection. Octavo, original cloth, woodcuts by J.J. Lankesone. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper with the added words, "One had to be versed in country things page 113 Robert Frost For M. Band J.M. Mitchell." In very good condition. One of his most well-known works, one that includes, "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening. Robert Frost's collection of poems is a creative glance into quintessential rural New England life. The author spent his life in the area, and his writing reflects a passionate appreciation. The collections include the much lauded "Fire and Ice," "Nothing Gold Can Stay," and "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," and the illustrations for the collection were drawn by J.J. Lankes. In 1923, these poems won Frost the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

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        SALAMMBÔ.

      Le Livre 1923 - In-8 carré ( 205 X 155 mm ) de 410 pages, demi-maroquin caramel à la bradel à bandes, dos lisse janséniste, couvertures et dos conservés. 6 magnifiques illustrations, très typiques de l'art déco, hors-texte en couleurs à l'or et au palladium et ornements gravés sur bois par F.-L. SCHMIED. 1 des 8/50 exemplaires numéroté sur vélin pur chiffon. Très bel exemplaire dans une sobre mais élégante reliure en harmonie avec l'illustration. Littérature, Gravure

      [Bookseller: Tiré à Part]
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        A Burmese Arcady - An account of a long & intimate sojourn amongst the mountain dwellers of the Burmese hinterlands & of their engaging characteristics and customs &c., &c.

      Seeley, Service & Co, London. 1923 - First edition. Octavo. 282 pages. Colour frontispiece, black and white plate and folding map. Six pages of adverts at rear. Pictorial orange cloth stamped in black. Publishers' file copy with ink stamp to that effect on fore-edge.Fine. No dustwrapper. A lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        Desolación

      Nascimento, Santiago de Chile 1923 - 335 p. ; 20x14 cms., retrato de la autora. La dedicatoria señala " A Berta Singerman, gratitud viva, alucinación mui grande. Gabriela Mistral ". Bordes de cubiertas y puntas de algunas pocas páginas muy bien restaurados. Poesías chilenas (BN-6)(ESP)(ID-CM) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Monte Sarmiento]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1923 - 1923 Original Hardback Wisden

      1923. Hi, This lot is a 1923 Original Hardback Wisden in good to Very Good Condition, This Wisden is a very nice book, he things to point out are that the page block is pink, the rear hinge has tape to it and some wear to spine boards. Ex oners name plate to inside page too. Excellent photoplate. No restoration.

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