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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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]

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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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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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        Der Nibelunge Not. Druck der Ernst Ludwig Presse, Exemplar Nr.5 / 2 Bände (vollständig) * G A N Z P E R G A M E N T - Handeinband

      Darmstadt, Ernst Ludwig Presse, 1927 - Vollständige Ausgabe in aufwendig hergestelltem Handeinband der Zeit: 2 Bände, gebunden jeweils als Franzband / Ganzfranzband in Pergament GPgt / Pgt im Format 20 x 27 cm mit Kopfgoldschnitt, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, feiner Linienblindprägung von Deckeln und Rücken ebenfalls in Goldprägung, handgestochenes Kopfband, 5 erhabene Bünde, Steh- und Innenkanten-Linienvergoldung und Pergamenthäubchen. 205 / 209 Seiten 345 Seiten, auf Zanders-Bütten, zweiseitig unbeschnitten, mit Druckvermerk: "Druck der Ernst Ludwig Presse zu Darmstadt im Februar neunzehnhundertsiebenzundzwanzig. Hundertfünfunddreissig numerierte Exemplare; einhundert davon für den Freundeskreis der Ernst Ludwig Presse." - Eines von 135 (im Druckvermerk in Band 2 numerierten) Exemplaren, von denen seinerzeit nur 35 über den Insel-Verlag in den Handel gekommen sind. - "Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: Die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden. Zum Kapital wird kein schlappes maschinengewebtes Bändchen verwendet, sondern das Kapital wird von Hand mit dem Buchblock umstochen, gibt dadurch dem Rücken einen festen Abschluß und bietet zugleich dem späteren Ledereinschlag ("Häubchen") die Unterlage. ). Oben wird das Buch beschnitten und erhält nicht nur der Schönheit willen einen Goldschnitt, sondern diese feine Metallschicht schützt vielmehr die dem Lichte und Staub am meisten ausgesetzte Schnittfläche vor deren schädlichen Einflüssen. Die Deckel werden in einem tiefen Falz angesetzt, mit den Bünden nach außen. Ein Herausreißen aus der Decke ist somit nur unter Zuhilfenahme von Werkzeug möglich. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können." Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder- und Lederarbeiten in München, Dienerstrasse 14. - Handgebundenes Exemplar, in sehr guter Erhaltung (kleine Eigentümerstempel jeweils auf Vorsätzen, diese minimal statt fleckig, sonst tadellos). - Deutsche Literatur, Ausgabe in Ganzpergament, Pergamenthandband, Bibliophilie, Handeinband, Meistereinband, deutsche Kunstbuchbinderei / Buchkunst im 20. Jahrhundert, Pressendrucke Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 200 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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.

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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]

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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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        Poemas Interdictos

      Ediciones de Horizonte, Jalapa, Veracrúz 1927 - 85p., 2hs. 21cmsx14cms. Cubiertas originales con pequeñas manchas de humedad en el margen interno. Faltantes en la cabeza y base del lomo. Texto en muy buen estado. Con un retrato del autor por Leopoldo Méndez. Una de las obras más representativas del movimiento estridentista. En la misma línea que el futurismo y otras corrientes de vanguardia, Maples Arce engrandece en sus poemas el lugar de la máquina y el progreso en la sociedad industrial de principios del siglo XX. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Homes Beautiful. Art Stone Decorations for the Home and the Garden.

      Seattle, WA: Architectural Decorating Co., Inc., 358-362 W. Nickerson St., , 1927. Landscape octavo. Quarter-green cloth over printed textured card wraps, lettered in brown on the front panel. 12 "8 × 10" (203 × 260 mm) silver gelatin photographs, backed with linen, individually stub-mounted, embossed company stamp to corner of each. Very slight shelfwear, corners a touch knocked, but overall very good indeed. First edition of this wonderfully illustrated, and inevitably uncommon, photographic catalogue of extravagant stone and composition fountains, planters, benches and other garden features for opulent homes, public spaces, and gardens. The objects are superbly shot against period backdrops, and in ornamental niches at the company factory sample room. The text outlines the company history, supplying stone and composition architectural details and garden ornaments for over 25 years. Ferdinand Hahn (1868-1929), stone mason, sculptor, and designer had moved with his wife Meta from Chicago to Seattle around 1900 and quickly established the Architectural Decorating Co. catering to the wealthy of Seattle until his death.

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        George Grosz


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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

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        Pablo Picasso. Zeichnungen - Aquarelle - Pastelle [Bronzen usw.] 1902-1927. Ausstellung 16. Oktober bis 10. November 1927. Galerie Alfred Flechtheim Berlin W 10, Lützowufer 13.

      Berlin, Druck von Otto von Holten, 1927 - 16,1 x 12,4 cm, 16 Seiten, 13 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, illustrierte Original-Klammerheftung (etwas berieben). Zwei kleine Bleistift-Zeichnungen auf der Innenseite des Vorderdeckels, sonst ein gutes Exemplar. Enthält den Text von Jean Cassou: "Picasso und seine Zeichnungen". Dascher 467. - Literatur: Alfred Flechtheim. Sammler. Kunsthändler. Verleger, Ausstellungskatalog Düsseldorf 1987. - Der Katalog verzeichnet 160 Positionen.

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      First edition on ordinary paper.With an autograph inscription from Georges Bernanos to Robert Garric : "... bien fraternellement and fidèlement..."Spine slightly sunned with a small lack and a restored tear to foot. Plon Paris 1927 12x19cm broché

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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.

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        THE DIL DILL PICKLER. Mound Olymbus. Vol. 1. No. 2.

      Chicago, IL: Dill Pickle Club, 1927. Rare periodical from the letterpress of the Bohemian club, founded by Wobbly John "Jack" Jones and known as a speakeasy, cabaret and theatre. Volume 1, Number 2 titled "Mound Olymbus" and containing (pseudonym) contributions by Tiffany Bloke, O.B. Jabers, Lotta Gabb, Maud Lynn, Annie Chance, Owna Ford, Omar Lukkit, Wolff Larson, and Leno Ginster. Contains tipped-in artwork by Earl Groetzinger, drawings by Stanislaw Szukalski and others, a poem by Margery Swett, a poem by T.K. Hedrick, and an Editorial by Jack A. Jones titled "Miss Amy Lowell. An Appreciation." Original staple-bound printed wrappers are chipped and torn at the extremities, with minor discoloration; protected in custom-fitted archival mylar. Illustrated with a map on the rear cover detailing the location of the club at 10 Tooker Alley, between Dearborn and State north of Chestnut. Except for minor soiling, the contents are clean and bright. First edition.. First Edition. Paperback. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Les Fenetres, dix poemes de Rainer Maria Rilke illustres de dix eaux-fortes par Baladine.

      Paris, Officina Sanctandreana 1927. - Ex. 156 von 500 Exemplaren auf 'papier pur fil lafuma'.- Die Radierungen sehr gut erhalten, die Broschur mit Gebrauchsspuren, Rücken gebrochen, rissig, etwas fleckig, Vorsätze leimschattig, innen sauber. Der Schuber mit starken Gebrauchspuren- größere Fehlstellen am Rücken und an der Oberkante, rissig. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1100 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Cahiers noirs et blancs: FÊTES

      - Lausanne, Mermod, 1927. En feuilles, dans une chemise illustrée cartonnée: 24 x 29cm, non paginé [12p. + 6pl.] Edition originale. Avec six bois de Bichoff, tous numérotés et signés, dont deux réhaussés en couleurs. Un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Chine (no. 9). Il s'agit du premier des cahiers noirs et blancs. Très bon état. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph note signed by [Henri-Phillippe] Marechal Petain (1856-1951).

      France: Not published, 1927. One page note, typed on Petain's personal stationery, signed and dated "Ph. Petain 15 Septembre 1927." The note is a statement, not addressed to anyone. It reads "Deux millions d'Americains sont venus se ranger a nos cotes en 1918 et nous apporter, dans un elan enthousiaste, le concours de leur volonte et de leur force. La communaute du sacrifice consenti a cree entre les combattants des deux pays un lien d'amitie que rien ne pourra effacer." Roughly translated, it reads: Two million Americans came to settle the odds in 1918 and to bring to us, in an enthusiastic surge, the assistance of their will and their force. A community of consensual sacrifice was created between the veterans of the two countries and a bond of friendship that nothing will be able to erase.. Signed. First Edition. Unbound. Very good+ condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Now We Are Six - SIGNED by the Author

      Methuen, 1927 A first edition, first printing published by Methuen in 1927. A very good book without inscriptions. SIGNED without dedication to the title page by Milne. Some fading to the spine and a little off-setting to the front board. In a very good unclipped wrapper (first issue) with one uniform browning to the spine, with a little light chipping to the spine tips. Exceptionally rare signed by the author - this being the first trade edition and not the limited edition.[removed][removed]

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        Now We are Six.

      Methuen 1927 - FIRST EDITION, drawings and endpaper designs by E.H. Shepard, pp. xii, 104, crown 8vo, original maroon cloth with Shepard vignettes to both boards stamped in gilt, the upper board with a single fillet border in the same, backstrip lettered in gilt and a shade darkened with lean to spine, t.e.g., pink endpapers with Shepard vignettes printed in blue, dustjacket with Shepard illustrations, darkened backstrip panel and the odd faint mark or waterspot, chipping to corners and backstrip ends, very good. Laid in at the front is a nice piece of ephemera, a sheet advertising an exhibition of Shepard's drawings for the next book in the series, in November-December 1928 at 'The Sporting Gallery' in Covent Garden.

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        The Sins of the Fathers [Der Eid des Stefan Huller]

      New York: Payson and Clarke. 1927. First. First American edition, translated from the German by Sara J.I. Lawson. Small spot on the rear board, else fine in an about fine dustwrapper with a small internally repaired tear. The first chapters of this novel were filmed several times, most influentially in 1925 as Variete (or Variety in the U.S.) directed by Ewald Andre Dupont, and featuring Emil Jannings as Boss Huller, confessing his crimes to the prison warden. .

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        NATIONAL DEFENSE MAGAZINE. Bound volume containing 11 issues 1927-1928.

      Illinois State Department; Reserve Officers' Association of the US; National Defense Magazine, Chicago, IL 1927 - Eleven issues of this uncommon magazine. Includes Vol. I, Nos. 4-9 (May, June, Jul-Aug, Sep-Oct, Nov, Dec) and Vol. II, Nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7 (Jan-Feb, Mar, May-Jun, Jul, Nov-Dec.). Protected in a clamp binder with original paperback bindings intact. The edges are lightly soiled and shelfworn, with a few pages with small tears. One issue has a few ownership labels affixed to the rear cover, and there is one instance of pencil notations in one issue. Devoted to the preservation and development of the responsibilities, rights and privileges of citizenship under the Constitution of the United States, and to the complete fulfillment of the National Defense Act of 1920. The Official Publication of the Illinois State Department, Reserve Officers' Association of the US, The 86th Infantry Division Association, ROTC Unit of the Chicago Public High Schools, and including CMTC Recall, A Journal of the Citizens' Military Training Camps. Contributors include Max Mason, B.S. Patterson, Amos Alonzo Stagg, T.J.J. Christian, Leroy F. Smith, C.S. Boucher, C.R. Gildart, Mrs. Delwin M. Campbell, Edward N. Wentworh, Elam L. Clarke, Abel Davis, John W. Thalman, Mrs. Bessie Stuart Smith, Alfred Sidney Story, M.E. Hulse, Grant M. Miles, Paul Weeks, James M. Shute, Justus Stalnaker, Mrs. Vinton Earl Sisson, A.G. Weppler, Grant M. Miles, Howard A. Lepper, W.L. Velie Jr., Joseph T. Ryerson, Lloyd D. Mielenz, Bess C. Sweeney, W.A. Rosenfield, C.B. Robbins, W.A. Oldfather, C.L.H. Ruggles, H.A. Jung, Grace H. Brosseau, William Green, Howard P. Savage, George C. Seaman, Joseph M. Woods, Tom R. Wyles, Justus Stalnaker, Fred E. Busbey, Edward N. Wentworth, J.J. Kelly, T.D. Bonneville, Charles G. Dawes, William Lassiter, Carlos E. Black, Ferre C. Watkins, Mrs. Sydney Leighton Smith, Walter C. Cole, Edward N. Wentworth, Charles C. Haffner, Charles P. Summerall, Helen Douglas, W.J. Patterson, D.C. Shull, Dwight R. Davis, Noble Brandon Judah, Harris Lanning, David Kinley, W.T. Merry, W.F. Lodge, William M. Mumm, Ralph R. Bush, Walter Dill Scott, S.B. McKinney, Mrs. James A. Patten, Kenneth L. Wilson, E.G. Chapman, Mary Allison Goodhue, W.B. Shearer, Foster S. Elroy, and C.A. Rogers Jr. First edition. Size: Quarto (4to) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Der Pfiff um die Ecke. Zweiundzwanzig Spitzel- und Detektivgeschichten.

      (= Die tollen Bücher, 4.) - Erste Ausgabe. - Druck bei Julius Klinkhardt, Leipzig. - Mit gedruckter Widmung an Dorothée Herz, die Serner später in Prag heiratete. - Steegemann übernahm 1927 die Reste der Ausgabe und veröffentlichte sie mit neuen Einbandzeichnungen im Rahmen der siebenbändigen Edition der Bücher Walter Serners. Elena Gottschalk hatte im Vorjahr Konkurs angemeldet. - Karton gebräunt u. schwach knickspurig, an den Kapitalen etwas abgeplatzt. Vortitelbl. mit kleinem Fleck u. an der Falz leicht eingerissen, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - Raabe/Hannich-B. 275. 6. - Holstein, Blickfang S. 137.

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        Un Maître de la caricature. André Gill

      1927. Paris, Aux éditions de l'Iibis, 1927. 2 volumes grands et forts in-4 reliés demi-chagrin cerise à coins. Dos à nerfs orné d'un motif estampé à froid, titre et tomaison doré. Couvertures illustrées conservées. viii + 311 + iv + 344 pages. Préface de Ch Léandre, lettre d'Emile Cohl pour le tome 1. Préface de Georges Montorgueil pour le tome second. Nombreuses illustrations dans et hors texte ; en noir et en couleurs. Mises en couleurs au pochoir par le maitre enlumineur Jean Saudé. Edition originale tirée à seulement 400 exemplaires. Exemplaire en parfaite condition.

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        Die Zukunft einer Illusion.

      Leipzig: Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag,, 1927. Octavo. Original yellow cloth, front cover lettered in black. Darkening to spine and cover, wear to head and tail of spine, some loss to spine, light rubbing to extremities, a good copy. First edition, first impression. The English translation, The Future of an Illusion, was published the following year. The International Pyschoanalytic Publishing House, founded in 1919, published several hundred works on medical and applied psychoanalysis during its 20-year history; many of these - Freud's text included - have become key contributors to the development of psychiatry and psychoanalytical literature.

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        Die Wandlungen der Münzstätte Mainz. Die königliche Münzstätte Mainz und deren Entwicklung zur autonom-bischöflichen bis zum Ausgang des 12. Jahrhunderts.

      1927 - Mit Stempel und privater Namenseintragung im Vorsatz. Exemplar stark gedunkelt. Ecken und Kanten leicht bestoßen. Sauberes und schönes Exemplar. Deutsch 90g

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        La Maison des Aïeules suivie de Mademoiselle Anna très humble Poupée

      Illustrations d'André Hellé, Un des 275 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches numérotés (n°246), 1 vol. petit in-4 reliure d'art plein veau lie de vin avec semis de points dorés et ornements orangés en étoiles, dos à 5 nerfs, tête dorée, couv. et dos conservés, reliure signée de René Kieffer reliures d'art, H. Floury, Paris, 1927, 2 ff. blancs, 43 ff. et 2 ff. blancs Superbe ouvrage, orné des 77 superbes aquarelles de André Hellé reproduites au pochoir, et magnifié par la belle reliure d'art signée René Kieffer (dos et haut du plat sup. très lég. passés, parfait état par ailleurs). Peintre, décorateur, créateur de jouets et illustrateur, André Hellé publia dans tous les grands journaux de son temps, de L'Assiette au Beurre à La Vie Parisienne en passant par Je Sais Tout. Il connaît aujourd'hui un fort regain de faveur, et l'on comprend pourquoi en admirant ces illustrations d'apparence naïve mais dont la vie profonde frappe immédiatement le regard et le coeur. Français

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        Dream's End

      New York: Robert M McBride and Company, 1927. 342 pages. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with front board and spine lettered in gilt in original pictorial jacket. First edition.Meandering labyrinth of a story about a New York advertising executive who leaves his job in the city to write poetry in a hut by the sea. Although entranced by the ocean and the miles of sand and the salt marshes, David finds himself caught in the coils of his attraction to two women: Hilda, "the mate to his flame, the answering spark," but despairing and fragile (and married), and Scarlet, seductive and available (but morally rotten). Hilda's husband is a sadistic libertine whose subtle cruelties are slowly killing his wife; a situation that so unsettles the poet's wits that he falls prey to a heavily symbolic dream obsession. Smith successfully establishes a surreal voice and includes wonderful passages describing the mad moods of the sea and notes and observations about life and the hereafter, all waiting to be discovered sparkling in the sand throughout the story. The ax of a sharp and discerning editor might have turned Smith's efforts into a compelling Gothic romance, but, alas, the story gets lost in a shifting fog of dreams and fantasies, and never emerges fully formed.Dream's End is a radical departure from Thorne Smith's humorous novels, and was, in fact, Smith's first book rejected by publishers until hisTopper novels became successful. Fans of Thorne Smith are likely to be intrigued by this book for its Gothic nature and for an unexpected glimpse at a more serious side of the author.Condition:Light rubbing to binding, offsetting toning to end-leaves, small bookseller's ticket on rear pastedown. Jacket price clipped, spine toned, some edge chips and tears, some thumb soiling else a very good to fine copy in a better than very good jacket.

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        Petits et Grands Verres. Choix des Meilleurs Cocktails Recueillis par Nina Toye & A.H. Adair et mis en Francais par Ph Le Huby.

      8vo., original card wrappers with a design by Laboureur in colour on upper wrapper. With decorations by Laboureur. A little rubbing to edges of wrappers, otherwise a very good, partly unopened copy. First edition. Inscribed by Laboureur to fellow artist Georges Barbier "a Georges Barbier pour partir en vacances ce souvenir refraichissant. J. Laboureur Juin 1927". From the cookery collection of B Noby with his ink stamp on title-page.

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        Fès ou Les Nostalgies Andalouses.

      Paris, Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle, Eugène Fasquelle 1927 - Traduit de l'espagnol par Charles Barthez. Il a été tiré de cet ouvrage 15 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de Hollande. Celui-ci exemplaire numéro 12. Paris, Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle, Eugène Fasquelle - 1927 - 224 pages. Splendide reliure plein maroquin fauve signée Yseux sc. de Thierry-Simer. Dos lisse richement orné et doré, titre, auteur et date en pied. Motifs repris en larges dentelles encadrant les plats. Tranches dorées sur témoins, non rogné. Double filet doré sur les chasses et les coupes. Couverture illustrée, et dos conservés. Larges rabats maroquin sur les contreplats avec filets et motifs angulaires. Pas de rousseur. Bel exemplaire, magnifiquement relié. Parfait état. Format in-8°(20x13). Enrique Gómez Carrillo (1873-1927) était un guatémaltèque critique littéraire, écrivain, journaliste et diplomate. Il est également devenu célèbre pour ses voyages, chroniques, style de vie bohème et ses célèbres et nombreuses aventures amoureuses. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Light on Dietetics: Including Recipes and Menus for Reducing and Gaining Weight

      The Four Seas Company. Hardcover. B009YIYH0I HB, 1927. Ships next day. Book is in fair shape, no scribbles, highlighting or underlining, spine is partly loose and has tearing, a little general wear, from a smoke-free environment. Items are typically shipped in a plastic bag, in a cardboard cradle, in a manila envelope. Most of my customers rave about my packaging. All US items are shipped with delivery confirmation, if you require this, please let me know. . Fair.

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        Selbst mit Butt und Federn. - [Signierte Radierung].

      Das Blatt ist rechts unter der Abbildung eigenhändig von Grass (1927-2015) in Bleistift signiert und datiert (80) und links unter der Abbildung nummeriert. Abzug 379 von 400 Exemplaren. Die linke Bildhälfte zeigt ein Porträt von Grass im Halbprofil, auf gleicher Höhe ragt der Kopf eines Butts aus der rechten Bildhälfte heraus. Im unteren Bildbereich sind zwei Federn dargestellt. Im Hintergrund eine norddeutsche Landschaft. - Das Blatt ist minimal fleckig, hat ganz leichte Knickspuren und ist leicht angerändert. Sonst gutes Exemplar.

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        Unterm Leichentuch

      Merlin ,Berlin 1927 - Ein Nachtstück. Heidelberg, Merlin (= Das zweite der Kubin-Bücher) 1927. Mit Titelbild, Initiale und 16 Illustrationen, Strichätzungen nach Federzeichnungen von Alfred Kubin. Gr.-8°. 77(3) S. Orig.-Pergament mit goldgeprägter Deckelvignette und Kopfgoldschnitt.-Erste dieser illustrierten Ausgabe. - Der Text erschien zuerst 1920 im Steegemann-Verlag, Hannover. - Eins von 30 nummerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe B in Ganzpergament mit der Signatur vom Künstler und Autor im Druckvermerk.-Erste Ausgabe- Raabe/Hannich-B. 217.6. - Raabe 325. - Horodisch 34. - Marks A 101. - Schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

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        A Map of Honolulu and the Sandwich Islands which we now call the Hawaiian Islands.

      New York. Henry M. Snyder. 1927. Color pictorial map poster, 27 1/8 x 35 3/8 on sheet 28 3/8 x 36 1/2 inches, early linen backing. Tackhole in each corner and to the middle of each edge, overall toning, scattered foxing, some creases from rolling. A pictographic bird's eye view style street map of Honolulu is surrounded by a border of pictures relating to the history, customs, natural history and scenery of the islands. Decorative cartouche at upper left reads, "In this map you will find depicted in Pictorial Fashion the history, land-marks & customs of these colorful Isles." There is an inset map (9 x 11 3/4 inches) showing the Hawaiian Islands, and small inset images of the Palace Square and Schofield Barracks. This beautiful map was designed by Alexander Samuel MacLeod (1888-1956) who worked in the art departments of various Hawaii magazines and newspapers when he arrived in Hawaii in the 1920s; he also pursued a career as a painter and lithographer. A stunning design packed with interesting information and attractive images. One of the late 1920s decorative maps with a clear debt to the work of MacDonald Gill. This map is more commonly seen folded; this copy was apparently issued flat.

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        La Liberté ou L'Amour !

      Éditions du Sagittaire, 1927. broché Édition originale, bien complète de toutes ses pages censurées - ce qui, paraît-il, est exceptionnel... Envoi a. s. : à Benjamin Péret. Paris le 27. 4. 27. Ce livre tout feu tout flamme. Robert Desnos, son ami. Là c'est exceptionnel.

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        Grüner Morgen". 1975. Farbserigraphie. Unten in der Mitte in Blei signiert "W. Mattheuer" u. datiert. WVZ Koch/ Gleisberg/Seyde 171. Maße: 58,7 x 74,4 cm.

      Wolfgang Mattheuer (1927 Reichenbach/Voigtland - 2004 Leipzig). Einer der bedeutendsten Maler, Grafiker und Bildhauer des 20. Jahrhunderts der DDR und Hauptvertreter der Leipziger Schule. Guter Zustand.

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        Le jeune européen

      First edition, one of 109 numbered copies on laid Lafuma Navarre and reimposed in quarto format foolscap, leading copy. Bound in half morocco tan wedge back with five nerves slightly thinned, when golden tail, flat marbled paper, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, covers and spine preserved, gilded head. Bookplate pasted on a guard, nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Nrf Paris 1927 17x22cm relié

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        Le pèse-nerfs suivi des Fragments d'un journal en enfer

      First edition dans le commerce, one of 32 numbered copies on vélin, the tirage de tête with 21 Hollande.A rare and good copy. Les cahiers du sud Marseille 1927 14x19,5cm broché

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        Tour of exhibition of the Works of ALEXANDER ARCHIPENKO. Introduction by C. J. Bulliet Chicago. Paintings (1-13); Sculptures (14-51);

      New York, Desinged and Printed by Graphic Press, Inc. New York. MCMXXVII 1927 - ca. 24,5 x 16,4 cm, (32) Seiten, 21 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, Persönlichkeitsfoto, schlichte Original-Klammerheftung (überlappende Umschläge etwas bestossen und berieben), insgesamt ein gutes Exemplar des seltenen Kataloges. Mit dem Stempel der Kestner-Gesellschaft Hannover auf dem Titelblatt. Literatur: Karshan, Donald H., Archipenko - Ein internationaler Visionär, Katalog Smithsonian Institution City of Washington, 1969. - Die Wanderausstellung wurde 1927 in folgenden Städten gezeigt: Denver, Los Angeles, San Diego, Oakland, Protland, anschließend in New York; im Jahre 1928 in Europa: Amsterdam, Antwerp, Frankfort, Rotterdam, Berlin, Mannheim, La Haye, Dresden, Zurich, Brussels, Munich, Paris (etc.).

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        New York Essays.

      8vo., original cloth backed paper covered boards with dust wrapper with a drawing of the skyline of Manhattan. Wrapper with a few chips and closed tears, a couple of small stains on front-free endpaper, otherwise a very good unopened copy, scarce in wrapper. First edition, limited to 750 copies signed by the author. This title was not issued in the UK. Written between October 1926 and March 1927, Ford expounds on contemporary authors, food, and his travels in New York City. He meets a women en route to catching rattlesnakes for the Bronx Park Zoo and recounts a harrowing and surreal trip to Coney Island that ends with Ford in a ballroom, empty except for a man slowly turning in circles and firing a six-shooter with each hand. Despite, or because of, these adventures, Ford was taken with the city, calling it "my beloved Gotham".

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