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        Unpolitische Erinnerungen.

      Erste Buchausgabe. - Eins von nur 175 gedruckten Exemplaren. - Herausgegeben anlässlich des Jahresessens der Mitglieder des Leipziger Bibliophilenabends. - Der Band beinhaltet ausgewählte Aufsätze Mühsams, die in den Jahren von 1927 bis 1929 in der ?Vossischen Zeitung? erschienen. - Druck bei Haag-Drugulin, Leipzig. - Umschlag an Einband befestigt, hinten an der oberen Kante etwas eingerissen. Umschlagrücken etwas fleckig u. leicht verblichen. - Melzwig 534.1. - Hug/Jungblut 26N. - Nicht bei Raabe/Hannich-B.

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        (A ) Akter Amerikanskogo Kino

      Leningrad: Academia, 1927. First edition. Softcover. vg. Small octavo. 134pp. (2). Red and black illustrated wrappers with white lettering on the front cover. Pages uncut. The work (translated as "The Actor in American Cinema") is an academic and critical analysis of the American film industry, with a specific focus on actors, from a Soviet perspective. This work came out in an important period, for Soviet Cinema and World Cinema in general. Technical and structural innovations in the art form had been pioneered over the previous decade by numerous filmmakers worldwide, including many Soviet filmmakers such as Dziga Vertov and Sergei Eisenstein (the later of whom Trauberg worked under as assistant director), and became part of a larger ongoing discussion and debate on the purpose and philosophy of cinema. Wrappers with some light smudges and stains to covers, with minor rubbing to spine and corners. Light age toning to pages. Text in Russian. Protected by modern mylar. Wrappers and interior in overall very good condition. Scarce. Ilya Trauberg (Ilya Zakharovich Trauberg, December 13, 1905 - December 18, 1948), was a Ukrainian born Soviet film director. He work as assistant director on Sergei Eisenstein's acclaimed film "October: Ten Days That Shook the World" (1927) and was the younger brother of the famous Soviet filmmaker Leonid Trauberg. This work is rare: OCLC lists only four libraries worldwide that have this work.Part of a series: Artisty Ekrana, Seriia Knig o Kino-Akterakh i Rezhisserakh.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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        Everybody's Pepys

      London: G. Bell and Sons, 1927. The Diary of Samuel Pepys Handsomely Bound by Rivière & Son PEPYS, Samuel. SHEPARD, Ernest H., illustrator. RIVIÈRE & Son, binders. Everybody's Pepys. The Diary of Samuel Pepys 1660-1669. Abridged from the Complete Copyright Text end Edited by O.F. Morshead. With 60 Illustrations by E.H. Shepard. London: G. Bell and Sons, 1927. Fourth reprinted edition thus. Small octavo (7 3/8 x 4 7/8 inches; 187 x 124 mm.). xxiv, 548, 549-570 (index) pp. Pictorial title-page, two half-page illustrations, tail-piece and fifty-seven full page black & white plates. Four maps of London in the 1660s (originally used as end-papers- here bound in at end). Bound ca. 1950 by Riviére & Son(stamp-signed on verso of front free endpaper) in full blue polished calf, covers double-ruled in gilt, the front cover with a portrait of Samuel Pepys stamped in gilt. Spine with five raised bands, ornately tooled in gilt in compartments. Two red morocco labels lettered in gilt, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy, housed in a the original blue cloth slipcase. Samuel Pepys FRS, MP, JP, (23 February 1633-26 May 1703) was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is now most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man. Although Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by patronage, hard work and his talent for administration, to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and subsequently King James II. His influence and reforms at the Admiralty were important in the early professionalisation of the Royal Navy. The detailed private diary Pepys kept from 1660 until 1669 was first published in the 19th century, and is one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. It provides a combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of great events, such as the Great Plague of London, the Second Dutch War and the Great Fire of London.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Photograph signed and inscribed.

      No place, 1927. - 284:212 mm. "To Mrs. R. E. Yarnale [?] / S. Rachmaninoff / 1927". - A fine bust portrait by Kubey-Rembrandt, showing the artist in profile while looking down. Inscribed in the image, vertically, lower right. - Additionally signed by the photographer, in pencil, in the blank lower margin. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Untitled Still-Life

      A Cubist still life with rounded objects in a style resembling Fernand Léger's and Juan Gris's Cubist works using a palette of white, gray, and earth tones (ochre, amber, taupe, terra cotta). Andrée Dutcher, a commercial artist from Chicago, married Rexroth in 1927. He encouraged her to pursue non-commercial painting and she in turn encouraged his writing. They painted together throughout their marriage and began exploring organic forms under the influence of Edward Weston in 1929. Unhappily married, they were divorced in 1940, the same year Andrée died of complications from epilepsy. "The Downtown Gallery" label on the back, with the note, in pencil: "Still Life by Andrée Rexroth Wax, silica, pure decorator colors, and watercolor on fiberboard, 7" wide x 8" high, ca. 1929-1933, signed "A. Rexroth" at the bottom right hand corner, unframed. Fine condition.

      [Bookseller: James S. Jaffe Rare Books LLC]
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        Histoires & Poèmes de mon Epoque, avec cinq bois gravés de l'auteur [ Edition originale - Livre dédicacé par l'auteur ]

      Un des 655 exemplaires sur Vélin d'Arches blanc numérotés, 1 vol. in-12 br., "Collection Première" des Editions de la Belle Page, Paris, 1927, 46 pp. et 3 ff. n. ch. Exemplaire dédicacé par Maurice de Vlaminck. Etat très satisfaisant (petite fente en dos, exemplaire méritant reliure) Français

      [Bookseller: Librairie Du Cardinal]
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        The Mill of Dreams

      Collins, UK 1927 - 1st Edition C1927, Undated. Two varient editions of the 1st ediiton. Very scarce in either format. Includes the two different very rare wrappers. C E Brock illustration to one wrapper. Both books are very good and bright. Age toning to spines. Light age toning to one spine, Contents good. The wrappers are very good and quite bright. Small loss to one of the spine tips. Edge rubbed and nicked. Light soiling and age toning to wrappers. More images can be taken upon request. Ref12718/19 Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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        Dessin original à l'encre

      Authentic original drawing in black ink, signed "Max".This work was most likely executed in 1927 during a stay in Douarnenez at the house of his friend, the painter Jean Colle; also present was the latter's son Pierre Colle, who would become Max Jacob's dealer and close friend, before becoming executor of his will and overall heir.Two tiny tears to half a centimeter of the upper margin, otherwise very well preserved.Provenance : the personal collection of Philippe Laignel-Lavastine, a close friend of Max Jacob. Encre sur papier Douarnenez s.d (1927) 21 X 27cm sur papier fin filigrané, encollé sur une feuille plus épaisse.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Mesicník pro stavební umení (= Der Bau. Monatsschrift für Baukunst). V. Jahrg., Heft 1 - 12 (Juli 1926 - Mai 1927).

      Originalausgabe. - Kompletter Jahrgang der bedeutenden Zeitschrift des tschechischen Konstruktivismus mit vorgeb. Jahresinhaltsverzeichnis. - Enthält u.a. einen mehrteiligen Beitrag von Karel Teige über Konstruktivismus und neue Architektur in der UdSSR sowie einen umfangreichen Artikel über das Bauhaus Dessau. Bildunterschriften in Tschechisch, Französisch und Deutsch. - Insgesamt ordentlicher Zustand. - Heller 112f.

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        Le Jardin des Supplices

      Octave Mirbeau: Le Jardin des Supplices illustré deaux-fortes originales de Raphael Freida (1927) XVII + 204pp., Erstausgabe Gr.4to/34 x 27 cm No. 408 von 525 nummerierten Exemplaren auf "Velin dArche" Original Karton mit Umschlag in Pappeinband und Pappschuber. Lose Bögen mit 11 ganzseitigen Illustrationen und Buchschmuck in Grün Paris, Javal et Bourdeau. Sehr gut erhaltene Ausgabe mit den phantastischen und bizarren Bildtafeln von Raphael Freida

      [Bookseller: tigerle]
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        Ulysses. In Two Worlds Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 1 - Vol. 3, No. 3

      New York: Two Worlds, 1927. A complete set of the eleven separately published issues of Two Worlds Monthly, which reprinted Ulysses in a bowdlerized form, unauthorized by Joyce. Original wrappers, some slight wear to spines but an excellent set, preserved in a full morocco clamshell case. Slocum and Cahoon C68.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        Les Rencontres de Monsieur de Bréot.

      P. Chez Sylvain Sauvage 1927 - In-4° en feuilles sous chemise et étui. 56 bois gravés en couleurs, dont 11 lettrines, de Sylvain SAUVAGE avec la collaboration de Pierre BOUCHET. Tirage limité à 177 exemplaires. Un des 140 sur vélin enrichi d' une aquarelle originale, signée par l'Artiste. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie In-Quarto]
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        Copper Sun

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1927. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Original marbled boards, black cloth spine with paper spine label. Spine ends a little rubbed and chipped, corners slightly worn, otherwise very good. Bookplate of Carroll Atwood Wilson. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. "Author's Copy - Countee Cullen" The AUTHOR'S COPY, inscribed and signed on the front free endpaper "Author's Copy - Countee Cullen / New York."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        THE STORY OF MY EXPERIMENTS WITH TRUTH Translated from the Original in Gujarati by Mahadev Desai

      Ahmedabad: Navajivan Press. 1927. First edition in English, first printing. First edition in English, first printing. Inscribed by the author in February 1928. PublisherÂ’s original khadi cloth with titles in dark blue to the upper board and spine. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. A very good copy, the binding firm with some bumping, rubbing and a little toning and marking at the extremities. The contents are clean throughout and without previous ownerÂ’s inscriptions. The tissue guard is spotted and there is a booksellers stamp to the top corner of the rear endpaper. Housed in a bespoke black quarter morocco solander case, with titles in gilt to the spine. The first volume of the authorÂ’s autobiography, scarce in the first printing and rare in inscribed state. A second volume followed in 1929. Inscribed, signed and dated February 1928 by Gandhi in blue ink at the bottom right of the frontispiece. Laid in is an original photograph of the recipient (holding this book) whilst talking with the author. The photograph is creased and nicked to the extremities. The reverse has a signed autograph statement about the meeting, further supported by a four page typed document in German concerning how and why they met. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Revolt in the Desert

      New York: George H. Doran Co, 1927. First American edition. Pictorial endpapers after Kennington; with 16 plates and a folding map. [xx], 328 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Brown cloth. Fine in very good plus pictorial dust jacket, camel variant (half-inch tear at back fold), bright and generally fresh. First American edition. Pictorial endpapers after Kennington; with 16 plates and a folding map. [xx], 328 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Handsome Copy. Revolt in the Desert was an instant bestseller on both sides of the Atlantic, and "[w]ithin weeks of publication the combined royalties from Revolt were more than sufficient to pay off the Seven Pillars overdraft. Lawrence's Trustees therefore invoked a special clause inserted in the contract with Cape to protect his privacy, and halted publication in England. Revolt continued to sell well, however, both in the United States and in translation" (Wilson [1988], pp. 180). Lawrence was characteristically of two minds about the book: dismissive of the text, which he viewed as an embarrassment to himself, and yet attentive to the critical response. A handsome copy of the first American edition (trade issue). O'Brien A107

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        François-Louis Schmied peintre graveur et imprimeur. Catalogue des livres de F.L. Schmied exposés en mars 1927 chez Arnold Seligmann suivi du catalogue général des livres de F.L. Schmied imprimés et sous presses au 28 février 1927

      First edition, one of 300 copies, this one of 20 numbered and justified by François-Louis Schmied, the tirage de tête.With 42 full page plates hors texte. Spine and covers sunned at edges, scratch to head of lower cover, occasional wormholes, internally good. % Les presses de F.L. Schmied Paris 1927 24x31cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Selbstbildnis mit Zeichenstift. Holzschnitt, numeriert und signiert.

       1927. Format: 500 x 402 mm. Blattgröße: 762 x 565 mm*Selbstportrait. Holzschnitt auf Japanbütten in einer Auflage von 100 numerierten Abzügen. Rechts unten mit Bleistift signiert und datiert (19)27, links unten numeriert 100/100. - Söhn 369 c (von d). - Vollrandig, sauber und sehr gut erhalten. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Now We Are Six

      1927. Signed. MILNE, A.A. Now We Are Six. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. New York: E.P. Dutton, (1927). Square octavo, original three-quarter pink cloth and pictorial blue boards, printed paper spine label, original dust jacket, uncut and unopened, original pictorial cardboard gift box, custom clamshell box. $5500.Signed limited large-paper copy of the first American edition, number 133 of only 200 copies signed by both Milne and illustrator Ernest Shepard. A beautiful copy.This delightful collection of poetry featuring Christopher Robin and his famous bear is the third book in Milne's classic ""Pooh Quartet."" Along with the first book, When We Were Very Young (1924), this title ""enjoyed immediate and phenomenal success, and through the years the fun and surprise in them, and the gaiety evoked by their meticulous meter, amusing rhymes and pictorial quality have made them only a little less known to English-speaking children than the rhymes of Mother GooseÂ… In these poems children can see themselves, while adults catch nostalgic glimpses of the children they once were, the children they once knew, or see with absolute clarity the very children to whom they are reading the rhymes"" (Meigs et al., 594). Issued in the same year as the first English and American trade editions as well as an English signed limited edition, also of 200 copies. Cutler & Stiles, 116. Bookplate.Book fine, dust jacket about-fine with slightest fading to spine and folds. Expert repairs to origina, lightly soiled cardboard gift box. A lovely and desirable copy, signed by Milne and Shepard.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Journal de Madame Rose de Saulces de Freycinet d’après le manuscrit original, accompagné de notes par Charles Duplomb

      Paris, France: Société D'Éditions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales, 1927. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. 190 pp. Quarto- 9.5" x 12" tall. With 25 plates from drawings, engravings, aquatints with some in colour, 3 double-page. French text. Original printed wrappers and glassine jacket. Scarce original publication of this journal kept from 1817 to 1820. Rose Marie Pinon (1794-1832) was a well-educated middle class girl when she married French naval officer and navigator Captain Louis de Freycinet (1779- 1842). Despite the fact that wives were forbidden to join their husbands, in 1817, Rose accompanied Louis on a hazardous three year surveying voyage that would sail across the Atlantic to Rio de Janeiro, around South Africa to Australia, the Cook Islands, Hawaii and eventually the Falkland Islands where it was shipwrecked. Hill notes that "This important journal was written by the wife of Louis de Freycinet who was a rare female passenger on a naval voyage. The journal remained unpublished for nearly a century. Smuggled on board, Rose's presence was made public to the crew only after the vessel was well out of sight of the French coast. Although the crew was not entirely happy, Rose became a productive sailor and enjoyed life at sea. Her journal reveals a young and vivacious woman who made keen observations on the peoples and places she encountered. The journal is here illustrated with several unpublished drawings by the expedition's artist, Jacques Etienne Arago." Views include those of Rio de Janeiro, Port Jackson and the islands of Bourbon, Timor, Caroline and Hawaii. Slight toning of page margins but text and plates are completely unaffected. There are a few minor indentations to margins of preliminaries and two tiny holes in endpaper margins. Hill 652, Chadenat 1607. A splendid rare copy offered for sale by Come By Chance Books.

      [Bookseller: Come By Chance Books (IOBA)]
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        The Big Four.

      London: Collins Sons and Co., 1927. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.[vi]; 281; [6]. Publisher's blue cloth with orange titles to spine and upper. Internally very clean, discreet owner name to flyleaf; cloth is particularly fresh but for slight sunning to back-strip. A near fine copy. Another mystery for Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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      Berlin, Bruno Cassirer, o.J. () 1927 - 4

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tresor am Roemer]
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        Silhouetten Gedichte Eines Deutsch-Amerikaners

      Vienna: Artur Wolf Verlag, 1927. First edition of this suite of prints, after the 1924 edition of the text. Stain on cover, two etchings sprung and with light wear at corners, otherwise fine. 8vo. 76pp. 16 original etchings printed in colors by Erhard Amadeus Dier, each signed in pencil. Original red morocco-backed boards, gilt-lettered on front cover and spine. An arresting series of images by the Austrian artist Erhard Dier (1893-1969), who was a student of Camillo Sitte and Josef Jungwirth at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. Dier traveled to Switzerland, Italy and Spain before starting a career as an illustrator, working on designs for Austrian banknotes, tapestries, porcelain, wallpapers, and church windows. While generally known for a florid and temperate style, the present suite offers dramatic contrast, evoking some of the darker spirit found in the work of artists like Gustave Doré or Odilon Redon. Dier contributed to many issues of 'Die Muskete' around this time, always credited as "Amadeus" and hence explaining the difficulty in tracing his full body of work. Scarce: OCLC/WorldCat lists only the copy at the Unversity of Southern California.

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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        Fine typed letter signed to Mr Casson (Thomas Alva, 1847-1931, American Inventor of the Phonograph)

      1927 - (Herbert Newton, 1869-1951, Canadian journalist and author who wrote primarily about technology and business)thanking him for his letter and saying that it "gives me great pleasure after 50 years of labor to know that my Ediphone has made more effective the effors of so useful a man as yourself ." and hoping that when he is next in "this Country you will come out and see me .", 1 side A4, headed "From the Laboratory of Thomas A. Edison, Orange, NJ", 29th June 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.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Trionfo della morte.

      Treves,, Milano, 1927 - Cm. 19, pp. 492 (4). Solida legatura coeva in mezza pergamena con punte, dorso liscio con titoli in oro su tassello. Piatto anteriore della brossura originale preservato all'interno. Ottimo stato di conservazione. Esemplare appartenuto a Tatiana Pavlova alla quale

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Robb de Peyster Tytus Memorial Series. (= The Theban Tombs).

      New York, [The Metropolitan Museum of Art], 1917-1927. - Elephant folio (380 x 490 mm). 5 vols., comprising: Volume I: The Tomb of Nakht at Thebes. Volume II: The Tomb of Puyemre at Thebes. Part I: The Hall of Memories. Volume III: The Tomb of Puyemre at Thebes. Part II: The Chapels of Hope. Volume IV: The Tomb of the Two Sculptors at Thebes. Volume V: The Ramesside Tombs at Thebes. With 5 frontispieces (4 in color), 178 plates (21 in color), and numerous figures. Original printed wrappers, untrimmed. Limited first edition of this catalogue of the principal tombs at western Thebes published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1917 to 1927, one of 500 atlas folio sets beautifully printed on handmade Van Gelder paper. A magnificent, untrimmed set. - Published in memory of the artist and amateur archaeologist and Egyptologist Robb de Peyster Tytus (1876-1913), this series was published to shed light on the magnificent artistic treasures of the tombs at Thebes. In over 180 folio plates, 25 of which are in color and many of which are folding, statues, paintings, treasures, and the interior plans of the tombs themselves are reproduced in loving detail. - The Robb de Peyster Tytus Memorial Fund was set up by the artist's mother, Mrs. Edward J. Tytus, after his death at the age of 32. For five years the Egyptian Department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art received $15,000 which were used to explore the tombs in Sheik Abd-el Qurna and the environs. Norman de Garis Davies (1865-1941) and his wife Nina collaborated with other artists, including Charles K. Wilkinson and H. R. Hopgood, for a decade to achieve the present set. Davies worked on numerous digs in Egypt (including with Petrie at Dendera and with the Egypt Explorations Fund's Archaeological Survey) before being appointed head of the graphics section of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition to Egypt in 1907. Along with his wife Nina and his assistant Francis Unwin, he pioneered the use of egg tempera when recording the paintings from tombs, allowing for much more accurate and satisfying results in comparison to watercolours, which, although they rendered the colour with a flat finish, were the standard way of recording tomb paintings before the advent of reliable colour photography. - Insignificant edge flaws to the wrappers. Margins of a few plates very slightly browned; altogether a very clean set. Inconspicuous contemporary bookseller's label of Paul Koehler, Leipzig, to covers of three volumes. OCLC 19290154. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Now We Are Six

      Methuen & Co. Ltd, London 1927 - A lovely, just about Fine first edition, limited to 200 numbered copies, printed on handmade paper, signed by both author Milne and and illustrator Shepard. This particular copy is an unnumbered presentation copy for the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. Bound in salmon paper covered boards with printed paper label on front board, beige buckram spine, edges uncut, many pages still unopened. Minor offsetting to endpapers, overall just about Fine condition in rather Good+ dust-wrapper, chipping to ends of tanned spine; Milne's a book of thirty-five children's verses including poems such as "King John's Christmas", "Binker" and "Pinkle Purr". Eleven of the poems in the collection are accompanied by illustrations featuring Winnie-the-Pooh. Milne dedicated this publication to Anne Darlington, childhood friend of his son, Christopher Robin, "because she is so speshal" [sic]. ; B & W Illustrations; [2], xii, 103, [3] pages; Signed by Author & Illustrator [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die Griechisch-Orientalische Romanliteratur in religionsgeschichtlicher beleachtung. Ein Versuch von --

      J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), T

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        Two letters from Gertrude Jekyll to Mrs Sotheby dated Nov 8th 1930 & Oct 30th 1930, sent from Munstead Wood, Godalming, with envelope plus a letter to Gertrude Jekyll from Herbert Cowley, Editor of Gardener Illustrated returning a leaf (which is present) on the subject of the Iron Tree which the editor says is the Ironwood Tree - Zelkova cremate. Also present: a postcard sized (reproduction?) of a pencil drawing entitled Miss Gertrude Jekyll November 1929 with initials BS, presumably the artist. These are slipped into a green cloth bound 8vo., 'book'. which also contains the service of Gertrude at St John the Baptist Church, Busbridge. This is the Order of Service with the hymns all on laid watermarked paper of Abbey Mills, Greenfield. Pasted in are various press cuttings from local papers on the death and an article from the Bramley Parish Magazine titled "Recollections of Old Bramley" by Gertrude Jekyll. Inserted into the centre are pages of an article by Logan Pearsal Smith consisting 9 pages numbered 148 - 163, titled Gertrude Jekyll There are numerous articles etc.

      It appears to be a book which was produced for the funeral, consisting of 62 pages, with 45 pages of text including the pasted in pages. The letter of 30th Oct 1930 thanks Mrs Sotheby for her letters, and says 'our dear Herbert was everything to me, and life seems empty without him". The letter of Nov (?) 8, 1930 refers to the Irontree leaf which evidently Mrs Sotheby had sent to Gertrude. The letter from Cowley is in response and confirms that the leaf is from the Irontree. It goes on to ask he to visit for tea, stating that if Mr Sotheby is with her "then both come to my room upstairs".

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        O Perspektivakh

      Moscow, Leningrad:

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        La trahison des clercs

      First edition, one of 62 numbered copies on Madagascar, deluxe edition in this format.A tiny spot on the front cover of the double coverage.Provenance: Library of Dr. Lucien Graux with his bookplate pasted on a guard.Rare and beautiful specimen under double coverage. Grasset Paris 1927 12x19cm broché

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        Creager, William P. & Justin, Joel D. (Editors): Hydro-Electric Handbook.

      John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1927. gebundene Ausgabe Ausgetragenes Bibliotheksexemplar, Buch stellenweise mit leichten Lager-/Gebrauchsspuren, Seiten mit einzelnen Markierungen / kurzen Randbemerkungen Versand D: 2,90 EUR

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        Contes indiens

      First edition, one of 75 numbered copies on Hollande paper, the tirage de tête with 75 on Japan paper.With 4 illustrations and 13 original vignettes, culs-de-lampe and ornate capitals by Maurice Ray.Foreword by Edmond Bonniot.Spine and upper cover very slightly and marginally sunned, not serious.Carteret Paris 1927 18,5x27cm broché

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        The Wild Body. A Soldier of Humour and Other Stories.

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1927 - Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge dyed orange. With the dust jacket. Some minor marks and dust soiling to cloth, tape residue to rear leaves from an attached note, but an excellent copy with a very smart dust jacket, only faintly sunned to spine panel and very gently rubbed at ends and corners. First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed "to Lady Ottoline Morrell, from Wyndham Lewis, Dec 1929" on the front free endpaper. This copy also has a short autograph note, written on an empty laid in envelope, designating this copy as a Christmas present, and recommending three of the stories from the collection for Morrell to read first. Lewis had frequently attended Morrell's Garsington gatherings, where his hostess had observed the effortlessness with which he created a negative energy around himself. The Wild Body collects eleven sardonic short stories relating the adventures of Ker-Orr, a self-styled "soldier of humour", and his travels in France in the run-up to the First World War. This is a very smart copy with a fine association. Keynes A9 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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      Bund der technischen Angestellten u. Beamten. Berlin., 1927 - 19 gebundene Ordner, je ca. 300 Seiten. Karton mit blauen Umschlagspapier, R

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        Men Without Women

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1927 - First edition, second printing, weighing 14 oz. One of 7,650 copies. Publisher's black cloth, gold title panels with black lettering to the front board and spine, pictorial endpapers with bull illustration and stripes in yellow; second issue dust jacket with blurbs to the front panel, bull illustration and stripes in orange, black lettering, bull illustration to the spine in black. Very good book, small tear to gutter of half title, bookseller's plate to the rear pastedown, light stain to bottom edge; unclipped dust jacket, with chipping to the spine ends and corners, toning to the spine, some soiling and staining to panels. Overall, about very good, a sturdy copy in a dust jacket free of any repairs or restoration. Hanneman A7a. Men Without Women is Hemingway's second collection of short stories, comprised of ten previously published and 4 unpublished pieces. Specifically, it includes "The Undefeated," "In Another Country," "Hills like White Elephants," "The Killers," "Che ti dice la Patria?," "Fifty Grand," "A Simple Enquiry," "Ten Indians," "A Canary for One," "An Alpine Idyll," "A Pursuit Race," "To-Day is Friday," "Banal Story," and "Now I Lay Me." Men Without Women was influenced by Hemingway's travels throughout Europe in the 1920s, with many stories set in Spain and Italy. In classic Hemingway fashion, this early collection also addresses the themes of World War I, bullfighting, and boxing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La très véridique histoire de Nette et Tintin visitant le village du jouet recueillie par Henry René d'Engamella...

      Joujouville, chez Repin, et se trouve à Paris, chez Schemit, 1927, gd in 4°, de 4ff.-150pp. 1f. bl., ill. de 70 figures aquarellées in t. par J. Vazquez et de plus de 40 reproductions photo à pl. page des stands de l'exposition du jouet, broché, couv. ill. couleur aquarellée. Exemplaire nominatif n°105 pour M. Victor Peltier, signé par l'auteur. Très rare, tirage limité à quelques centaines d'exemplaires (aucun justificatif de tirage). Ce livre entièrement autographié et monté sur onglets, est un compte rendu amusant, destiné aux enfants, d'une visite au "village du jouet" de l'Exposition Internationale de Paris en 1925. Les stands en forme de petites maisonnettes dont les décors furent réalisés par le dessinateur Francisque Poulbot sont reproduits en photo à pleine page. Le titre même du livre emprunte son nom aux célèbres poupées de Poulbot "Nénette et Rintintin". ¶ Seulement 4 ex. au cat. CCFR.

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        Vorläufige Anzeige des Gesetzes, nach welchem Metalle die Contaktelektricität leiten" in Jahrbuch für Chemie und Physik 14, 1825, pp. 110-118 WITH "Bestimmung des Gesetzes, nach welchem Metalle die Contaktelektricität leiten, nebst einem Entwurfe zu einer Theorie des Voltaischen Apparates und des Schweiggerschen Multiplicators" in Jahrbuch für Chemie und Physik 16, 1826, pp. 137-166

      Journal für Chemie und Physik, Halle - FIRST EDITIONS (2 Volume) OF GEORG OHM'S FIRST & SECOND PAPERS, HERE BEGINNING A SERIES "of experiments documenting the voltage across and the current through simple electrical circuits containing various lengths of wire" (History of Science: The Wenner Collection). These papers lead directly to his seminal 1927 formulation theory of galvanic electricity, or Ohm's Law. Note that the first paper, Vorläufige, (V. 14) was published first in Schweigger's Journal fur Chemie und Physik while the second paper, also in Schweigger's (V. 16), was published simultaneously in Annalen der Physik as well - meaning that neither scholars nor collectors consider the Schweigger appearance of the second paper, Bestimmung, or the Annalen appearance of more import or worth than the other. " In the field of electrical measurement, Ohm was the great pioneer" ( PMM, 174). He began publishing his electricity researches in 1825 with the first paper: "Vorlaufige Anzeige des Gesetzes" offered here. In it, he "sought to find a functional relationship between the decrease in the electromagnetic force exerted by a current-carrying wire and the length of the wire. Although this paper contained some fundamental errors, it was remarkable for its direct foundation on experiment - the paper deduced clear mathematical relationships based purely on the experimental evidence that Ohm had tabulated; this would grow to be a defining characteristic of all Ohm's early papers (Jeremy Norman). In the second paper offered , Ohm presented the experimental proof of his law, "the fundamental law of electric circuits" (Dibner 63). "Ohm's experimental procedure in ["Bestimmung des Gesetzes"] was analogous to that which he had used earlier but was modified in several significant ways? He now used a thermoelectric pile in order to eliminate the fluctuations in current strength accompanying the voltaic pile, fluctuations that Ohm attributed to changes produced by the current in the distribution of the components in the liquid conductor. "Second, he sought a direct relationship between the electromagnetic force of the current and the entire length of the connecting wire. . . . [in] the paper in question Ohm simply observed that the data from each of his several sets of experiments were very closely represented by the formula X = a/(b + x), where X is the strength of the electromagnetic effect-which he took as a measure of the electric current-of a conductor of length x on the magnetic needle of a Coulomb torsion balance, and where a and b are constants the exact nature of which he proposed to determine from additional series of carefully controlled experiments. The observation that b remained constant for all series of experiments, whereas a varied with temperature, led Ohm to conclude that a depended solely on the electromotive force of the pile and b solely on the resistance of the remaining portion of the circuit, in particular that of the pile itself. He also observed that the electromotive force of the thermoelectric pile appeared to be exactly proportional to the temperature difference at its end points. . . . " "After reconfirming the validity of his law by a further series of experiments, Ohm exhibited its explanatory powers on some of the chief unsolved problems which had occupied scientists working on the pile; and he showed how it also cast light on a number of other previously reported but poorly understood experimental findings. . . . The fruitful application of Ohm's simple law to existing problems was an explanatory tour de force" (DSB, Vol. 10). CONDITION & DETAILS: 2 volumes. Halle: Journal für Chemie und Physik. 8vo. Volume 14: [2], 14, [496], 3, [2]. 3 plates. Volume 16: [2], 16, [496], 4, [2]. 3 large fold-out plates. Small stamp on title pages. Beautifully rebound in period goatskin over marbled paper; 5 raised bands at the spine with gilt-tooling and -lettering in the compartments. New endpapers. Minor toning within. Near fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Atticus Rare Books]
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        Gaspar Ruiz

      First edition of the French translation, one of 109 numbered copies on vergé Lafuma Navarre re-imposed in Tellière quarto format, tirage de tête.Spine very lightly sunned, a good copy. Nrf Paris 1927 17x22cm broché

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        Das Männchen kommt zum Zauberer. Eine neue Bildergeschichte vom Männchen - (The Male is a Magician . A new picture story from the Male)

      a rare early German childrens book consisting of 16 pages with 20 hand-coloured illustrations and verses. Front cover illustration (the male pulling a cart on which a Mohr doll sitting and holding a balloon) and colored vignette (doll with male the Magician) on the back cover. In 1922 a self-published tiny edition of 46 copies with handwritten text & drawings was issued. Four titles were published by Herbert Stuffer between 1926 and 1938 of which this is the most scarce.

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        Christianity and Art

      Capel-Y-Ffin, Abergavenny: Francis Walterson, 1927 [actually Jan, 1928]. Signed by Eric Gill and David Jones with an als from Gill. First edition. No. 71 of 200 copies signed by Eric Gill and David Jones. Full-page frontispiece engraving by David Jones and 2 small engravings by Eric Gill. Printed in Caslon on Batchelor handmade paper by the Shakespeare Head Press. Thin 8vo., original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. A very good copy. With an als by Eric Gill on Pigott's headed paper to someone looking for his work: "Dear Madam, My agents are the Goupil Gallery...etc

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        Autograph letter signed with initials to Else (Jaffe Richthofen, his sister-in-law) (David Herbert, 1885-1930, Poet, Novelist and Essayist)

      1927 - hoping the letter will find her in Baden, "here the sun is too hot, makes one tired, & feels like earthquakes. Still it is beautiful", referring to roses on his table and some kirsch drunk from little yellow glasses with Wilkinson's saying that he is much better and eats more joyfully, "I am already doing a story, and dabbing at my picture of five negresses - called The Finding of Moses", saying that he has had a letter from Curtis Brown saying that his contract with Kippenberg will come to an end and then he'll be able to find a different publisher, and that Kip had said that he would agree for Else to do the translations, that he has written to Kippenberg asking what exactly he intends to do with regard to his work and hoping that she will be able to translate "The Plumed Serpent" [1926], the last line and initials written vertically up the fore-margin of side 2, a little spotting, two sides, 4to, Villa Mirenda, Scandicci, Florence, 28th October In 1922 he travelled in the United States and in Mexico, and settled on a small mountain ranch near Taos, New Mexico. He wrote about his time there in his novels The Plumed Serpent (1926) and in Mornings in Mexico (1927). In 1925 he was seriously ill with malaria, and nearly died which forced him to leave Mexico in October 1925 and settle near to Florence. See The Letters of D.H. Lawrence, ed. Boulton, Vol. 6, pp. 198-199.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        The Art and Craft of Drawing


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        Archaic Chinese Jades Collected in China By A. W. Bahr: Now in Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Described By Berthold Laufer. (SIGNED by Bahr)

      Privately printed for A.W. Bahr, New York 1927 - First edition. Octavo. Hardcover. Inscribed and signed by A.W. Bahr. Very good. 51 Pages, 36 plates of which 3 in colour. A very rare privately printed catalogue of Bahr's archaic Chinese jade collection which was passed on to the Field Museum. Presumably, only a small number of catalogues were produced. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meijering Art Books]
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        Fine photo by R. Ellis in Malta signed by both 'Albert' and 'Elizabeth' and dated by the Duke, (1895-1952, King of England) & ELIZABETH (1900-2002, Queen of Great Britain)

      1927 - showing the Royal couple seated on deck, he is wearing white naval uniform and she is wearing a white dress and hat and holding a parasol, behind them the military band is standing holding their french horns, 11½" x 9", framed and glazed In 1926, Prince Albert, Duke of York, and wife Elizabeth had their first child, Princess Elizabeth – "Lilibet" to the family. The following year they undertook a Royal Tour without the baby. The Duchess of York was "very miserable at leaving the baby". Their sea journey took them via Jamaica, (where Albert played doubles tennis partnered with a black man), the Panama Canal and the Pacific. Elizabeth fretted constantly over her baby back in Britain, but their journey was a public relations success. In New Zealand The Yorks enjoyed the local fishing. When they sailed into Sydney harbour on HMS Renown they attracted Australia's first gathering of more than one million people. The principal duty of the Prince on this visit was to open the provisional Parliament House in Canberra, on 9 May 1927. They spent time in New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and the Australian Capital Territory, with the remaining time for travelling and recreation.

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