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        The World Crisis, 1916-1918, Volumes I & II, in the original dust jackets and publisher's slipcase

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1927 - This rarity is a jacketed U.S. first edition set of the 1916-1918 volumes of Churchill's The World Crisis in the original publisher's slipcase. The events of these 1916-1918 volumes include Churchill's time at the Front following his political exile and his subsequent return to the Cabinet. This set features strikingly fine volumes in near fine dust jackets in a slipcase that is missing the blank top panel. The bindings and contents of the two volumes are pristine as only unread sets that have spent life jacketed and slipcased can be. The jackets are complete, with no loss or tears. The jacket spines are mildly stained and toned, but nonetheless present quite well on the shelf. Of interest, the verso of the Volume I rear dust jacket flap bears original bookseller pencil notation, including "5 May 1927 | J. W. Robinson Co | $10.00". The note is dated just two months after publication, mirroring the original publisher’s price on the front flap. Moreover, the bookseller notation matches the sole previous ownership mark we find in the volumes – small bookseller stickers of "J. W. Robinson Co" affixed to each upper rear pastedown, each with the printed price "$10.00 | 2 VOLS" The dust jackets are protected beneath removable, archival quality clear covers. The slipcase surprisingly clean and presentable, with only modest wear and soiling. The missing blank upper slipcase panel is a collector’s gain, causing us to offer the set at a considerably lower price than a fully intact slipcase would command. The World Crisis is Winston Churchill's epic history of the First World War, in which he played such a critical, controversial, and varied role, nearly losing both his political career and his corporeal life in the process. Churchill was in a special position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the Front. First Lord of the Admiralty from 1911 until 1915, after the failure in the Dardanelles and the slaughter at Gallipoli, Churchill was scapegoated and forced to resign. He spent political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Before war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, but the stigma would linger. Churchill may have meant for his history of the First World War to clear his name, but his work far exceeds this purpose. Both the U.S. and British editions were originally published as six individual volumes between 1923 and 1931. The U.S. is the true first edition, as U.S. Volume I publication preceded the British. Today, jacketed first editions are quite scarce - jacketed U.S. editions even more so. Scarcer still is the original U.S. publisher's slipcase for the 1916-1918 first editions; Charles Scribner's Sons originally issued the two 1916-1918 volumes as a boxed set in a cardboard slipcase. Of the few surviving slipcases we have seen, some have three pasted labels. A large, 8.25 x 5.75 inch label printed dark red on ivory on the right side of the slipcase bears an extensive blurb about Churchill and the work. A smaller label on the upper spine of the slipcase, likewise printed dark red on ivory, measures 4 x 3.25 inches and bears the title, author, and publisher. A bright orange promotional label on the lower portion of the slipcase spine measuring 3.75 x 3 inches bears black ink print advertising Churchill's preceding World Crisis volumes. This slipcase lacks the third, orange, promotional label, possibly indicating an earlier issuance. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.1(III-1&2).a, Woods/ICS A31(aa), Langworth p.104. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector ABAA/ILAB/IOBA]
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        TRAGEDIE vol. II AGAMENNONE. LE COEFORE. LE EUMENIDI

      BOLOGNA: ZANICHELLI, 1927. RILEGATO. BUONO. 14 21. I POETI GRECI TRADOTTI DA ETTORE ROMAGNOLI USATO

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        Complete collection of the first 8 Ariel Poems.

      [London: Faber,], 1927. 8 works bound in one octavo-sized volume (181 x 115 mm), with the original front wrappers bound in. Contemporary green full calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spine gilt tooled in compartments, black morocco title label, sides bordered with gilt rules, titles gilt direct to front board, gilt-ruled turn-ins, patterned endpapers designed by McKnight-Kauffer, all edges gilt. Illustrated wrappers and plates throughout. Sunning to spine and around the edges of boards, light rubbing to ends and corners, some light spotting to endleaves, but a very good copy indeed. A finely bound collection of the first eight titles in the Ariel Poems series, comprising Yuletide in a Younger World by Thomas Hardy, drawings by Albert Rutherston; The Linnet's Nest by Henry Newbolt, drawings by Ralph Keene; The Wonder Night by Laurence Binyon, drawings by Barnett Freedman; Alone by Walter de la Mare, wood engravings by Blair Hughes-Stanton; Gloria in Profundis by G. K. Chesterton, wood engravings by Eric Gill; The Early Whistler by Wilfred Gibson, drawings by John Nash; Nativity by Siegfried Sassoon, designs by Paul Nash; and Journey of the Magi by T. S. Eliot, drawings by E. McKnight Kauffer.

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        Die gegenstandslose Welt. Übersetzung von A. von Riesen. Schriftleitung: Walter Gropius und L. Moholy-Nagy.

      München, Albert Langen Verlag 1927. Gr.-8° (23 x 18 cm). 104 Seiten. Mmit 92 Abbildungen. Orig.-Broschur mit farbig illustriertem Schutzumschlag nach einem Entwurf von Moholy-Nagy. Schutzumschlag etwas berieben, stellenweise etwas fleckig und mit kleinen Randfehlstellen. Rücken mit ca. 1 cm Fehlstelle unten. >Bauhausbücher 11< Erste Ausgabe. - Schutzumschlag und Vortitel mit kleinem Namensstempel (oben rechts \"Balte\"), sonst wohlerhaltenes, innen sehr sauberes Exemplar. Einer der seltensten Bände dieser bedeutenden Reihe, sehr rar mit dem Schutzumschlag. // First edition. - Original wrappers with pictorial dustjacket (design by Moholy-Nagy). 23 x 18 cm. - Jacket dusted and with light spotting, with minor edge wear and loss at bottom of spine at top rear edge. Former owner`s name stamp on front wrapper and first page. Else good, clean copy. - Book 11 was one of six that covered subjects outside of the Bauhaus curriculum, introducing the art movement \"Suprematism\". Rare issue, particularly with dustjacket. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Kunst 20. / 21. Jahrhundert, Kunst, Art, Avantgarde, Bauhaus, Bauhaus-Künstler, Kunstbücher bis 1945, russische Kunst, Künstler, Suprematismus

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        Cahiers d'Art. Jg. 1927. Mit 10 beigebundenen OUmschlägen

      Paris: Editions "Cahiers d'Art" 1927 - Neuerer LWd., 366 Seiten, 2°, mit zahlreichen teils farbigen Fotos, SW-Fotografien und anderen Beilagen. Einband leicht berieben und beschmutzt. Umschlägen leicht bestaubt, sonst guter Zustand. Book Language/s: fr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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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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        Now We Are Six

      New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1927. First American edition, no 121 of 200 copies on large paper, signed by Milne and Shepard. Illustrations by E.H. Shepard. 8vo. Original half pink cloth and blue pictorial boards, unopened, uncut, illustrated dust jacket. Minor paper-flaw to back of jacket, but a fine copy in the original illustrated box. E.H. Shepard. First American edition, no 121 of 200 copies on large paper, signed by Milne and Shepard. Illustrations by E.H. Shepard. 8vo. Large Paper Copy Signed by Milne and Shepard.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Mein Kampf. Eine Abrechnung. [Vol. II: Die nationalsozialistische Bewegung].

      Munich, Franz Eher, 1925-1927. - 8vo. Original full vellum, spines ruled and direct lettered gilt, top edge gilt. In the original card slipcases. Frontispiece photographic portrait of Hitler to volume I, with his handwritten signature; each volume further inscribed, signed and dated by Hitler, to Mathilde von Scheubner-Richter. Autograph note card signed by Hitler laid in. Pastedown to volume I with traces of tape offset from laid in card, short horizontal tear to frontispiece tissue guard; card slipcases lightly worn; in very good condition. First edition, copy number 94 of an "edition de luxe" (Prachtausgabe) of 500 copies, signed by the author, each volume further inscribed, signed and dated by Hitler, to the widow of Max Erwin von Scheubner-Richter, the only first-tier Nazi leader to die in the 1923 Beer Hall Putsch, and whom Hitler later claimed to be "irreplaceable" (P. Balakian, The Burning Tigris, p. 407). Part I carries a printed dedication to Scheubner-Richter and the other fifteen men who died in the Putsch, making this copy the de facto dedication copy. This edition, issued simultaneously with the first edition, apparently from the same setting of type, is printed on better quality paper, has the portrait frontispiece signed by hand, and is in a full vellum binding as opposed to the cloth and boards binding of the regular edition. - An early member of the Nazi Party, von Scheubner-Richter had, together with Alfred Rosenberg, devised the plan to drive the German government to revolution through the Beer Hall Putsch. In an exchange of fire during the Putsch, he was shot in the lungs and died instantly, bringing down Hitler, who had linked arms with him, in his fall. While Hitler dislocated his shoulder, the bullets aimed in his direction passed over his head: thus, Scheubner-Richter, through his own death, very likely saved Hitler's life. - Volume I of the set carries a handwritten dedication to Scheubner-Richter's widow Mathilde: "Frau Dr. von Scheubner Richter zu Neujahr 1926 herzlichst zugeeignet / Adolf Hitler / München, den 31. Dez[ember] 1925." Volume II reads "Frau Dr. von Scheubner-Richter zum Weihnachtsfest herzlichst zugeeignet / Adolf Hitler / München, den 27. Dez[ember] 1927". Laid in is a small handwritten card from Hitler, dated 30 December 1923 from Landsberg: "Liebe gnädige Frau! Am Ende dieses für Sie so traurigen Jahrs, will ich Ihnen verehrte gnädige Frau auf's herzlichste nur wünschen Sie möchten im Neuen Jahr den herben Schmerz vergessen können der Sie und Uns Alle traf. Ich denke oft an Sie und an Ih[n] liebe gnädige Frau und verbleibe in herzlicher Dienstbarkeit Ihr sehr ergebener Adolf Hitler" (At the end of this very sad year for you, I send heartfelt hope that you will be able to forget the deep pain that you and we have all met . I think of you and him often . and remain, your cordial servant and very devoted, Adolf Hitler). - Written in jail following the Putsch, the importance of "Mein Kampf" cannot be understated. Not only was it the origin and strength of the National Socialist programme transforming Hitler's status from a seedy local agitator to a potential national saviour in process, but more importantly caused a major turning point in the 20th century by setting the seeds for the most destructive war ever fought. Almost 40 when he started writing it, Hitler had achieved virtually nothing, but the book constituted a turning point in his career. "Political creeds as the basis for new religions have usually spelt danger for humanity. When they are distilled from the half-baked prejudices harboured by the more reactionary section of a nation not particularly noted for political enlightenment, they spell disaster" (PMM). In November 1923, Hitler was arrested after an unsuccessful Nazi putsch in Berlin. When he said, later, that this defeat was the greatest stroke of luck he ever had, he meant that without it he could not have made himself into a popular hero. The trial became a social event, with photographers waiting o [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1927 - 1927 Original Hardback Wisden

      1927. The last of Brian s run before the four from the 1910s, this Wisden is quite dark and worn on the outside but very nice and strong hinges on the inside, odd mark and wear to the boards but bright gilt. Nice photoplate. Benno s Notes : Top corner p436 folded in 2mm. P268 guillotined very close. More information on request.

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        59 Original-Radierungen unter Passepartout u. 1 Karte zu Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Paul et Virginie suvi de la chaumière indienne.

      4 Die Tafeln lose in moderner Pappkassette. Illustrationen zu der 1927 bei La Roseraie in Paris erschienenen Ausgabe, die Radierung in ganz unterschiedlichen Größen. - Kassette im Innendeckel leicht fleckig u. mit Exlibris, die Karte im Falz minimal eingerissen. - 60 eaux-fortes originales de Pierre Falké dont une carte de l'Ile de France. Très bon état.

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        The Life of Benito Mussolini

      Preface by Benito Mussolini. Portrait frontispiece, illustrations. Sixth impression of the English First edition. 8vo., cloth. London, Butterworth.

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        Astrophotography: Original Astronomical Display Of 50 "Ultra Violet Photographs Of Venus, 1927, Mt. Wilson", On Single Sheet From Carnegie Institution Mt. Wilson Observatory

      Pasadena : Mt. Wilson Observatory, 1927. Original Astronomical Photographs . No Binding. Near Fine/No Jacket. Original Astronomical Display Of 50 "Ultra Violet Photographs Of Venus, 1927, Mt. Wilson", On Single Sheet. Photographs Show A Sequence Arranged By Date From June 5 Through July 27.

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        THE VISION; OR INFERNO, PURGATORIO AND PARADISO OF DANTE ALIGHIERI

      London: Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd. 1927. Contemporary Sangorski and Sutcliffe full morocco binding decorated in blind and with gilt border and corner decorations to the upper and lower board, five raised bands with gilt ruled and decorated compartments to the spine. Gilt ruled inner dentelles and binder's stamp, decorated endpapers. All edges gilt. An excellent example, the binding square and firm with only light rubbing and toning. The contents with light spotting to the prelims are otherwise clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. A superbly presented volume. Considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature. 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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        Constitution and Laws of the Women of the Ku Klux Klan. Adopted by First Imperial Klonvocation at St. Louis, Missouri, on the Sixth Day of January, 1927. Incorporated June 8, 1923 at Little Rock, Ark

      Little Rock, Arkansas: printed by M.G. Pugh and Company, 1927. 73, [1], [21 index] pp. 16mo. Staple-bound booklet with red card wrappers, "form 119" printed at upper left of front cover. [WITH:] Printed incorporation certificate for a Junior Women's chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, headed "Junior Preparatory Department / Imperial Palace, Invisible Empire / Women of the Ku Klux Klan," 14 x 14 inches with detachable right margin in the form of acknowledgment of delivery and acceptance , two foil seals affixed to bottom, form not completed, some wrinkling, short tear at bottom edge, detachable receipt [AND WITH:] Ku Klux Klan recruitment questionnaire, 1 p, 4to, printed recto only, form P-206, n.p., n.d. [1920s]. 73, [1], [21 index] pp. 16mo. Women of the Ku Klux Klan. Three items from the second iteration of the Ku Klux Klan, which began in 1915 and took shape as a national organization perpetuated by a well-established beauracracy with codified recruiting techniques and forms. Two of the items relate directly to the involvement of women in the Klan: a booklet printing the constitution and laws of the WKKK, and an uncompleted certificate of incorporation for junior chapters. Also included is a recruitment questionnaire with 20 questions about the respondant's age, race, family history, interest in the group, politcs, religious faith, view on white supremacy, etc.

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        [Photo Album]: Girl Guides, 1923-1927

      England, 1927. Near Fine. Oblong small octavo. String-tied alligator skin-patterned paper over card covers with "Photographs" stamped in white on front cover. 39 black and white, or sepia-toned gelatin silver images. Various sizes, mostly 2.5" x 3.75" and 4.5" x 2.75", mounted one, two, or three to a page. Captions in ink in a neat hand. Near fine. An album of the Girl Guides at various "District Camps" at Whippingham, Isle of Wight and at Bournemouth and other locations in Western England. Locations, activities, and the names of officers and guides are well-captioned beneath each image. The Guides are shown playing games, in tents, at the beach, at meal time, and in makeshift camp kitchens. An interesting pair labeled "cookies" depicts girls preparing baked goods; a series of six other depicts a "colour party" rally that includes a "knot relay race", and a high jump event. A pleasing subject specific album of the Girl Guides, well-captioned and with nice images.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Photo Album]: Girl Guides, 1923-1927

      England 1927 - Oblong small octavo. String-tied alligator skin-patterned paper over card covers with "Photographs" stamped in white on front cover. 39 black and white, or sepia-toned gelatin silver images. Various sizes, mostly 2.5" x 3.75" and 4.5" x 2.75", mounted one, two, or three to a page. Captions in ink in a neat hand. Near fine. An album of the Girl Guides at various "District Camps" at Whippingham, Isle of Wight and at Bournemouth and other locations in Western England. Locations, activities, and the names of officers and guides are well-captioned beneath each image. The Guides are shown playing games, in tents, at the beach, at meal time, and in makeshift camp kitchens. An interesting pair labeled "cookies" depicts girls preparing baked goods; a series of six other depicts a "colour party" rally that includes a "knot relay race", and a high jump event. A pleasing subject specific album of the Girl Guides, well-captioned and with nice images.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [and] Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited 1927. 8vo. x, 300 pp. Recent full red morocco with large gilt White Rabbit device to front board. Raised bands to spine with gilt Alice devices and lettering. Top edge gilt. New endpapers. Original red cloth cover bound in at rear. Internally very clean. No ownership names. No foxing. With 92 illustrations by John Tenniel, including eight in colour. . Fine. Full Morocco. Reprint. 1927.

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        Thérèse Raquin.

      P., Typographie François Bernouard, 1927, 1 vol. in-8° (240 x 140) relié plein maroquin cerise, dos à 5 nerfs, caissons richement orné de jeux de filets entrecroisés, plats ornés de trois jeux de quintuple filets entrecroisés, double filet doré en encadrement, filet doré sur les coupes, tête dorée, doublure de maroquin gris comprenant un encadrement de filets dorés et à froid et une grande composition géométrique en losange centrale composée de filets à froid, gardes de moire grise, double garde de papier marbré, étui bordé (SEMET & PLUMELLE), de XV - 254 pp. Dos très légèrement passé, superbe exemplaire par ailleurs dans une impressionnante reliure doublée de Semet et Plumelle. - Volume issu de la Collection des &#140;uvres Complètes Emile Zola de chez Bernouard. Notes et commentaires de Maurice Le Blond. Texte de l&#146;édition Eugène Fasquelle. 1 des 225 exemplaires sur vergé de Rives à grandes marges (N°153).Exemplaire unique dans lequel ont été insérés 55 dessins originaux (fusains, pastels, aquarelles) de Alméry Lobel-Riche, la plupart monogrammé ou signé. 4 sanguines signées ont aussi été ajoutées en entête de 4 chapitres.Ces dessins, très aboutis, ont servi à l&#146;illustration du Thérèse Raquin illustré par Lobel-Riche, paru chez Calmann-Lévy en 1909, dans la Nouvelle Collection Illustrée. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Katalog der internationalen Ausstellung Musik im Leben der Völker. Ausstelung vom 11. Juni bis 28. August 1927.

      Mit VIII, 340 Seiten sowie Bildteil mit 59 Abbildungen auf 49 schwarz-weißen Tafeln, 1 Blatt. OKarton, 8 ( 24,5 x 17,5 cm ). Einband etwas fleckig und berieben, Ecken etwas angeknickt, der schmale Einbandrücken handschriftlich mit *Musik* betitelt. Innen wenige Seiten gering fleckig, einige Seiten und Tafeln etwas angeknickt, erste Seiten etwas eselsohrig. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 1000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        LITOGRAFIA ICARTS STUDIO PASTEL ADD, TIRADA DE 380 LIMITADA 1927

      - LITOGRAFIA ICARTS STUDIO PASTEL ADD, TIRADA DE 380 LIMITADA 1927. 45X35. REF ES 87DD. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Gerarchia

      Popolo d'Italia, MILANO 1927 - La Venezia Tridentina ITALIANO N. 8 della rivista pubblicata nell'Agosto 1927 a cura di Cavallero, Barduzzi, Vinante, Lunelli, Ciarlantini, brossura in cartoncino con illustrazione al piatto, dorso scolorito che presenta strappetti al piede, taglio frastagliato, bordo stanco, fioriture alle pagine, alcune pagine intonse ed altre sciolte, pubblicazione mensile

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        LES POEMES CONDAMNE'. Sept eaux-fortes de Arthur Greuell.

      Bruxelles, L'Edition du Cigne Noir, 1927. In folio (mm. 381x280), cartella edit. in brossura orig. con titolo e illustrazione in argento di Arthur Greuell, contenente, a fogli sciolti, pp. (4),45,(7) + 4 di presentazione dell'edizione, ornati da disegni e titoli in rosso nel t. Vi sono riprodotti sei poemi di Charles Baudelaire, contenuti nella prima edizione dei “Fleurs du Mal” del 1857, soppressi in seguito dalla censura, e da allora conosciuti col titolo simbolico di “Poèmes condamnés”. Introdotti da un “Epigraphe pour un livre condamné”, vi figurano: “Les Bijoux - Le Léthé - A celle qui est trop gaie - Lesbos - Femmes damnées - Les Métamorphoses du Vampire”. Li illustra, con 7 pregevoli acqueforti, firmate in calce, e protette da velina con didascalia in rosso, l'artista belga Arthur Greuell (1891-1966). Questa bella edizione (primo volume pubblicato sotto la marca del “Cigne Noir” a Bruxelles), è stata tirata in 106 esemplari “sur papier le hollande de Pannekoek”. Il ns., “sous la lettre A - au nom de M. Arthur Greuell”, fa parte dei “six exemplaires de collaborateurs, lettrés de A à F”, ed è molto ben conservato.

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        We". The Famous Flier's Own Story of His Life and His Transatlantic flight, together with his views on the future of Aviation. With an introduction by Myron T. Herrick.

      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1927 - Large octavo. Original japon-backed pink paper boards, gilt titles to front cover and spine, pictorial pastedowns, edges untrimmed. Spine slightly soiled, slight marking to covers, corners slightly bumped and worn. A very good copy. Frontispiece with tissue-guard, 51 black and white plates. Author's Autograph Edition, number 912 of 1,000 copies signed by the author and on behalf of the publishers. Lindbergh's autobiography provides a well-illustrated account of the life of one of the century's greatest adventurers, the first man to complete a solo non-stop transatlantic flight. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Building Plans and Elevations for a Building for James H. Hjul on 1st St. between Lansing St. and Guy Place, San Francisco.

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, January - June, 1927.(). Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 24" x 36". 17 sheets. Job #175. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        Official Map of San Mateo County California 1927. Compiled from Official Records & Surveys by Geo. A. Kneese County Surveyor.

      California. Board of Supervisors. San Mateo County. 1927. Wall map, black and white with red and yellow lines, sheet 94 x 55 1/2 Scale Scale [1:30,000]. 1 in. = 2,500 ft Description 1 map : col. ; 233 x 133 cm Short split below text "San Mateo"; browning along outer folds and a little wear Shows selected landowners with acreages, ranchos and school districts School districts listed in margin.

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        Tales of Swordfish and Tuna

      Harper & Brothers, NY 1927 - Stated first edition with the correct "H-B" code on the copyright page . 7 3/4" x 10 3/4", 203 page hardcover is bound in blue cloth with gol d stamped decorations and lettering. Pictorial endpapers. 90 black and white illustrations taken from photographs and drawings by Frank E.Ph ares. A near fine copy in a VG- dust jacket. The covers show tiny rub marks at the corners and spine tips but are otherwise bright and clean . The interior shows light foxing to the upper edge of the first photo graph else clean, tight and unmarked. The dust jacket has short edge t ears at the spine tips that have been repaired on the verso with tape. Former owner's 2 3/4" x 4" bookplate is affixed to the front endpaper . Rubs and frays to the corners and spine tips. Heavy rubbing along th e front fold. Small tears with a horizontal crease along the width of the front panel at its lower edge. Creases at its upper edge. Dust soi ling to the rear panel. Shipping weight is approximately five pounds . Additional charges will apply to international orders. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Antheil

      New York: Pascal Covici, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good with light rubbing to cloth at tips, faint patch of discoloration to rear cover, pages lightly toned, small vintage bookseller ticket to rear paste down, in a Good but tattered dust jacket with a small interior chip to the rear panel, and a near-complete split along the front spine joint which has been repaired from the verso with mending tissue. Scarce in the dust jacket.

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        Blütezeit in Werder. Aquarell auf Bütten, 51 x 73 cm, unten links signiert, verso bezeichnet und mit eigenhändiger Adressangabe versehen.

      [In den Ecken kleine Löcher einer früheren Montage, eine Fehlstelle an der rechten unteren Ecke, eine kleine Fehlstelle an der linken unteren Ecke, am linken Rand drei Einriße, an der rechten oberen Ecke ein kleines Loch, verso Spuren einer ehemaligen Klebemontage.]. Farbintensives, wohl 1927 entstandenes Blatt, passend zum Blatt "Baumblüte in Werder" (Hellwich/Röske 27/27, Archiv-Nr. 602). - Paul Kuhfuss (1883-1960) erhielt seine Ausbildung zunächst an der Königlichen Kunstschule und später an der Königlichen Akademischen Hochschule für bildende Künste (heute UdK) bei Anton von Werner und Philipp Franck. Ab 1913 stellte er regelmäßig u.a. bei der Großen Berliner Kunstausstellung, der Freien Secession und der Berliner Secession aus. Von 1935 bis '45 zog er sich auf Grund von Denunziation und Repressionen zurück und übte öffentlich nur seinen Lehrberuf aus, der ihm materielle Unabhängigkeit sicherte. Nach 1945 war er weiterhin als Lehrer tätig und durfte zunächst wieder ausstellen, geriet aber im Zuge der Formalismusdiskussion auf Grund seiner Position der "Eigengesetzlichkeit der Kunst" selbstredend erneut ins Abseits. - Provenienz: Das Blatt stammt aus dem hier vorliegenden, bisher unbekannten Nachlass der Illustratorin und Bühnenbildnerin Gerda Schafhirt, einer Gefährtin von Kuhfuss, die u.a. den Sommer 1955 mit ihm zusammenlebend und -arbeitend in Born auf dem Darss verbrachte, und ist entsprechend noch nicht bei Hellwich/Röske verzeichnet. Bei weitergehendem Interesse können Sie mich gerne kontaktieren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dr. Lorenz Kristen]
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        The Women at Point Sur

      Boni & Liveright, New York 1927 - First edition. 175pp. 8vo. Inscribed with 6 lines of poetry. Inscribed with 6 lines of poetry and signed "Robinson Jeffers Tor House, Carmel, California December 1, 1927" Black cloth and boards. VG in VG dustjacket [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        A War Record of the 21st London Regiment Surrey (First Surrey Rifles) 1914-1919

      H.B. Skinner London, 1927 - First edition in the original green cloth, with silver regimental crest to the front board. A phenomenal copy with huge historical interest, signed by Winston Churchill and a number of generals and figures of authority to the title page. Signatures include Field Marshall Montgomery of Alamein, Field Marshall Allenby, Chief Scout Baden-Powell, Field Marshall Byng of Vimy, Field Marshall Claus W. Jacob, and General Herbert Gough of the Fifth Army among others. Also included is a hand written letter and original envelope by Minister Cornelius Greenway of the All Souls Universalist Church, to a Mr Craddock Jones, which adds interesting provenance. It reads: 'Dear Mr Craddock-Jones, I received your letter telling me all about your book with the signatures on the title page. I have the autographed photographs of everyone you mention and of all these gallant leaders a longhand letter, with the exception of your Prime Minister. He honoured me with his signed (?) only. Your patriotic spirit is very commendable and I am willing to help you, only I have all the signers in your book and only last year I made a contribution to the Lord Mayor of London for the (?) fund. If you send the book registered mail, and when I receive it I will mail you $500.00 I am doing this to help you as I have all the signers. This all for England's sake, and I am willing to help all I can - we are the complaints of democracy! Sincerely, Cornelius Greenaway'. The letter is undated, but 'Replied 8/11/41' is written presumably in Craddock-Jones hand to the top left hand corner. Cornelius was a huge collector of autographs, manuscripts, autographed photographs and first editions, and rumoured to have more than 6000 including big names such as President Washington, Jefferson, Stalin, Albert Einstein and Hitler among others. He served as a Corporal in the Army in WW1. Binding has minor rubbing to the spine ends and corners, and a small nick to the cloth towards the base of the spine otherwise in very good condition. Contents clean and bright, 277pp. A scarce title in it's own right, incredible featuring so many generals signatures, and a real point of historical and militarial interest.  [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: St Marys Books And Prints Wisden Dealers]
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        Mosquitoes

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket with publisher's price of $2.50 intact. Pale orange title stamping is nice and bright. Cloth lightly rubbed at extremities, lightly mottling at rear. Light shelf lean. Previous owner personal library stamp to verso of front free end paper, small tear to edge of page. Dust jacket is heavily toned at the spine, lightly worn at corners and spine ends with several short tears at the joints, and a series of small stray ink dots to front flap. A rather nice jacketed copy of Faulkner's second novel.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Observations sur les Alpes 1777 insérées dans la traduction des lettes de Coxe sur la Suisse (1781)

      Editions de la Section des Pyrénées Centrales du Club Alpins Français, Toulouse 1927 - Editions de la Section des Pyrénées Centrales du Club Alpins Français. Livre broché, 165 pages, 260x170), partiellement non coupé, intérieur très frais. Introduction de Henri Beraldi, réimpression de l'ouvrage dans un ordre différent de l'original pour le centenaire de la mort de Ramond en 1827. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Pons]
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        Gedenkrede Auf Beethoven

      Frankfurt - Private Print of the Art School 1927 - A scarce work on Beethoven by Rudolf GBinding. The poetical flow of this work reflects on art and its immortality. Aprivately printed work, printed at the Art School in Frankfurt in 1927. In the original German. With a presentation inscription fromBinding to German scholar Hermann Georg Fielder. Fielder was theTaylor Professor of the German Language and Literature atthe University of Oxford. Loosely inserted is a letterbearing the signatures ofboth the author, Rudolf Binding and Elisabeth Jungmann, binding's personal secretary and English interpreter. The letter is on paper with Binding's name to the header. Binding had intended to marry Jungmann, but they were prevented from doing so by the Nuremberg Laws. Jungmann later married Sir Max Beerbohm. RudolfG Binding was a German author. Despite his public dissasociation with one of the actions of the National Socialist Party and the fact he never became a member of said party, Binding was a supporter of some of their views. He saw them as an aspect of national revival and defended them against his critics. Condition: In original paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with bumping to the extremities. Small loss to the head and tail of spine due to bumping. A few handling marks to the boards. Offsetting to endpapers. Internally, firmly bound. Presentation inscription to the title page. Pages are bright and clean throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        GINEVRA E IL SUO AMORE

      Salani Editore, 1927. ITALIANO 0,26 Coperta in tela elegantemente decorata con arabesche e titoli d'oro al dorso. Lieve ingiallimento delle pagine e tagli con piccola fioritura. Bell'illustrazione a colori alla carta di guarda. USATO

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        Men Without Women

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927 First edition, first printing, in the first issue jacket with no quotes printed to orange lines on front panel of dust jacket. Publisher's smooth black cloth with gold paper labels stamped in black, top edge stained orange, fore edge untrimmed, yellow endpapers printed with three darker yellow bands and the silhouette of the bull in a circle, in the original unclipped dust jacket. A very good copy with some light soiling to boards, faint toning to page edges, text block otherwise very tight and clean in a sturdy binding; dust jacket in two pieces with split along spine panel, evenly toned with some wear to extremities and chipping to spine ends. Overall, a bright example in the original first issue dust jacket. 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. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Dracula.

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap,, [1927]. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine and front board in black. With the dust jacket. Spine ends slightly creased. Otherwise a fine copy with the bright jacket, spine ends slightly creased and nicked. This New York edition of Stoker's classic was produced to cash in on the success of the stage play. Dracula was first adapted for the English stage by Hamilton Deane in 1924, the adaptation being authorized by Stoker's widow. Deane had originally intended to play the title role himself, but in the event opted for the role of Van Helsing. This production toured England for three years before settling in London. In 1927 the play was brought to Broadway by Horace Liveright, who hired John L. Balderston to revise the script for American audiences. The American production starred Bela Lugosi in his first major English-speaking role, with Edward Van Sloan as Van Helsing; both actors reprised their roles in the 1931 film version, which drew on the Deane–Balderston play. The rear flap of dust jacket has printed instructions to "Preserve this wrapper for future reference", and a list of Grosset and Dunlap publications on the verso, indicating that by this date printed dust jackets were no longer treated as disposable wrappers to be discarded before sale.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Tibetan Book of the Dead: or, The After-Death Experiences on the Bardo Plane, according to Lāma Kazi Dawa-Samdup’s English Rendering

      London: Oxford University Press, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First English language edition, first printing. xliv, 248pp. Original green cloth with gilt lettering, gilt topstain. Dulled spine lettering and spine cloth slightly sunned, else Near Fine with former owners's name written on paste down. Lacking jacket. A very nice copy of Evans-Wentz's translation of the Tibetan Buddhist text the Bardo Thodol. Its title was invented by the translator due to the book's similarities with the ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead. (That title, coincidentally, was also a total invention of its first modern translator, Karl Richard Lepsius. So apparently many civilizations have a book about the dead but none actually has one called The Book of the Dead. Go figure.)

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