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        Notes on the Thoroughbred from Kentucky Newspapers

      1927. Signed. O?'CONNOR, John L.Notes on the Thoroughbred from Kentucky Newspapers.(Lexington, Kentucky): Privately printed by Louis Lee Haggin, [1927].Rare first edition, presentation copy, of this important history of Kentucky race horses and the Kentucky horse-racing industry, one of only 10 copies printed, warmly inscribed by the publisher who oversaw the destruction of the original type to prevent more copies from being printed: ?"With all my love Beloved. Without you the small part I have done in this book would never have been made. Louis,?" handsomely bound in deluxe publisher?'s morocco.?"O?'Connor was the first person to systematically research the foundations of Thoroughbreds in America. His work became the basis for the writings of Fairfax Harrison, who produced seven volumes [on the subject]. O?'Connor, a Thoroughbred enthusiast from an early age, combed early Kentucky newspapers (1788-1833) for notes on racing and stallion advertisements for Thoroughbreds, as well as Quarterhorses and Saddlebreds. The resulting Notes on the Thoroughbred was privately printed by Louis Lee Haggin.Mackay-Smith, National Sporting Library Newsletter, March 1993.Light rubbing and tiny puncture to binding and a bit of toning to spine. A near-fine copy, inscribed by the publisher and exceptionally rare.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        NOW WE ARE SIX

      SHEPARD, ERNEST. MILNE,A.A. NOW WE ARE SIX. London: Methuen (1927). 8vo, (5 1/8 x 7 3/8"), full publisher's morocco, gilt pictorial cover with extensive gilt pictorial spine, all edges gilt, 103p., FINE IN ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S BOX with printed labels on cover and flap, (box with some soil and flap mends). First edition, DELUXE EDITION. Illustrated by E.H. SHEPHARD and not common in this condition and binding.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        FUN AND FANTASY

      - (SHEPARD,ERNEST)illus. FUN AND FANTASY: a book of drawings with an introduction by A.A. MILNE. London: Methuen (1927). Folio, cloth backed decorative boards, Fine. LIMITED TO ONLY 150 NUMBERED COPIES-ONLY 50 FOR AMERICA (this being #27) SIGNED BY SHEPARD. Printed on handmade paper. Illustrated with 8 lovely color plates plus a profusion of wonderful black and whites with Shepard's characteristic eye for detail. This is a nice copy of a rarely seen Shepard item. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La suite dans les idées

      Au sans pareil 1927 - - Au sans pareil, Paris 1927, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé de Pierre Drieu la Rochelle à l'éditeur A. de Ridder. Bel exemplaire, prière d'insérer joint. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of the review copies. Signed autograph author Gabriel Reuillard. Two tiny gaps minor head back, light bites on the first guard when autograph dedication of the author Fig. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        THE FINANCIER: A Novel

      New York:: Boni & Liveright,. 1927.. A completely revised edition of his third book. INSCRIBED, "For Brills son Edmund from Theodore Dreiser 1928." The first of the trilogy on Frank Cowperwood, a financier and businessman during an epic period of American history, from the Civil War through the end of the century. Dreiser based the character on Charles T. Yerkes, a traction magnate who had a well-documented and colorful career as an organizer of companies, an art collector and womanizer. Dreiser is still considered a trailblazer in our literature for his honest treatment of American life and the vagaries of human nature. The latter, of course, caused him many problems with the critics of the time. The book is a little cocked and cover has a small mark on bottom right corner, otherwise very good to fine, clean, bright copy. Lacking dust jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Pruebas de Nueva York.

      Imprenta Sur, 1927, Málaga. 1ª edición. - 25x17. 68 pgs. Dibujos del autor. (X2766)

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        Insurance Maps of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Volume 2 , including parts of Lawrenceville and Bloomfield (In the East End of Pittsburgh); Plat Maps

      New York: Sanborn Company. 1927. Hardcover. Very Good. 1927. Large folio, 25 x 24 inches, in gray original buckram with leather corners, gilt brown leather front label, and leather spine label. Contains 100 maps with index, additional index affixed to front endpaper, and numerical stiff maroon tabs to fore edges, with corrections up to 1959. Printed on thick paper, slightly wavy, minor soil to top and bottom edges and some finger smudging, but maps in very good condition. Maps printed on both sides, with properties in numerous colors. Insurance maps, cousin to plat maps, show outlines of properties, with changes recorded in pasted-on clippings, giving a history of property ownership and development. Volume 2 includes parts of Lawrenceville and Bloomfield in the East End of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Oversized book requires extra postage, calculated upon purchase.

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        Troilus and Criseyde

      Waltham St. Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1927. Edited by Arundel del Re. Wood-engraved pictorial title-page, five full-page plates, four tail pieces and sixty decorative borders by Eric Gill. Printed in blue, red and black. No. 142 of 225 copies. Small folio, original quarter red/brown morocco over patterned paper boards gilt, with panelled spine, top edges gilt, fore and lower edges uncut. A remarkably good, crisp copy with only a slightly faded and marked spine. The scarcest and the first of the three Great Books produced by Gill and Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press, having a relatively small limitation.

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS]
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        LA MAISON DES AIEULES suivie de MADEMOISELLE ANNA, TRES HUMBLE POUPÉE. [i.e., HOUSE OF GRANDMOTHERS followed by MISS ANNA, A VERY HUMBLE DOLL]

      Henri Floury, Paris 1927 - 245 x 192 mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2"). 84, [2], pp., [1] leaf (colophon). No. 270 OF 274 COPIES on vélin d'Arches (of a total edition of 302). Publisher's color illustrated wrappers, original glassine. With 76 illustrations including wrapper image by André Hellé, hand colored in gouache via pochoir stenciling by J. Saudé. Half-inch joint split at spine head and tail, mild edgewear, glassine with many small chips to spine and edges, but AN EXTREMELY APPEALING COPY, the fragile book quite solid, and internally quite clean, fresh, and bright, with very rich coloring. Illustrated with great charm in vivid colors, this volume is comprised of two Loti stories that harken back to his childhood in the city of Saint Pierre on Oléron, an island off France's Atlantic coast. "House of Grandmothers" and "Miss Anna, A Very Humble Doll" are memoirs intended for children of all ages. "Pierre Loti" is the pseudonym for Julien Viaud (1850-1923), who wrote popular novels at the same time that he was a career officer in the French navy. He was known for incorporating material from his life and details from the exotic places he visited to give his novels deep levels of emotion and authenticity. Inspired by Monet, he endeavored to write as the Impressionists painted. Contemporary critic Edmund Gosse said that "at his best Pierre Loti was unquestionably the finest descriptive writer of the day. In the delicate exactitude with which he reproduced the impression given to his own alert nerves by unfamiliar forms, colors, sounds and perfumes, he was without a rival. But he was not satisfied with this exterior charm; he desired to blend with it a moral sensibility of the extremest refinement, at once sensual and ethereal." Artist André Hellé produced humorous illustrations for all the leading French periodicals during the first half of the 20th century. Though famed as a theater set designer, he illustrated many books, most of which, as here, were inspired by childhood. This endearing but fragile book has, not surprisingly, become quite rare in the marketplace, and it is remarkably so in the original glassine. No. 270 OF 274 COPIES on vélin d'Arches (of a total edition of 302). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        INEDITED WORKS OF BAKST

      New York: Brentano's, 1927. No. 66 OF 600 COPIES of the American Edition n. Hardcover. 337 x 261 mm (13 1/4 x 10 1/4"). 127, [1] pp., [1] leaf (colophon). No. 66 OF 600 COPIES of the American Edition. Publisher's ivory paper boards backed with linen, upper cover with color vignette by Bakst. In the scarce original pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a modern cloth slipcase. With woodcut headpieces and decorative initials, and WITH 42 PLATES, comprised of 20 full-page hand-colored plates heightened with gold or silver, nine full-page black and white plates, one magenta full-page plate, and 12 mounted or tipped-on color plates (with tissue guards), all reproducing works by Bakst. Dust jacket panels a bit toned and lightly foxed, jacket spine with thumb-sized portion missing and front joint partly torn, but the covers and spine of the volume itself in fine condition. Contents beginning to come loose (though still intact) because of perishing gutta percha, some offsetting from illustrations without tissue guards, but the text very fresh, and the vibrantly colored plates clean and pleasing. Rarely found in general and particularly with dust jacket, this is a vividly illustrated survey of the art of Léon Bakst, Russian painter and stage designer (see previous entry). The accompanying essays in the book are: "The Art of Bakst" by Valerian Svietlov (pseudonym of V. I. Ivchenko); "Leo Bakst, Renovator of the Modern Art" by Louis Réau; "Considerations of Leo Bakst's Art" by Denis Roche; and "Leo Bakst Illustrator of Music" by André Tessier. ABPC records only five copies at auction since 1976, each with major condition issues, two of them in the visually memorable dust jacket (depicting a Harlequin-esque character carrying a swooning Colombina under his left arm like a sack of brightly-colored potatoes).

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        Chroniques

      First edition, one of 129 numbered copies on laid Lafuma Navarre and taxed back at quarto foolscap, deluxe edition.Bel published as exemplary. Nrf Paris 1927 17x22cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Chroniques EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Nrf, 1927. Fine. Nrf, Paris 1927, 17x22cm, broché. - First edition, one of 129 numbered copies on laid Lafuma Navarre and taxed back at quarto foolscap, deluxe edition. Bel published as exemplary. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 129 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé Lafuma Navarre et réimposés au format in-quarto tellière, tirage de tête. Une minuscule tache en pied du second plat. Bel exemplaire tel que paru.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        L'imposture EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Plon, 1927. Fine. Plon, Paris 1927, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - Original edition on the current paper. Binding to bradel half percaline almond corners, smooth back, as piece of black grief, paper dishes decorative, preserved covers and backs, gilded head. Signed autograph of the author John Heir. Annotations and notes the dedicatee about this book on the colophon page and its reverse. In addition, two press cuttings relating to the publication of "Sham" were glued on the following guards. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline amande à coins, dos lisse, pièce de titre de chagrin noir, plats de papier à motifs décoratifs, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée. Envoi autographe signé de Georges Bernanos à Jean Héritier. Annotations et remarques du dédicataire concernant cet ouvrage sur la page d'achevé d'imprimer et en son verso. En outre, deux coupures de presse relatives à la parution de "l'Imposture" ont été encollées sur les gardes suivantes.  

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        International Protest

      Paris: 2 February,, 1927. Folio, single leaf. A lightly creased, clean sheet. French text of the protest against Samuel Roth's piracy of Ulysses in Two Worlds Monthly. Joyce, frustrated by the slow-moving legal proceedings against Roth, had this protest drawn up, which he revised. More than 167 literary and cultural figures added their names to the protest, including Wyndham Lewis, E. M, Forster, Albert Einstein, Ernest Hemingway, W. B. Yeats, D. H. Lawrence, Virigina Woolf, and T. S. Eliot. It was released to the press on Joyce's birthday, and later reprinted in the April 1927 issue of Transition. The protest turned Roth into a literary pariah but failed to restrain him from printing more instalments. The injunction which Joyce won against Roth on 28 December 1928 only managed to put a temporary stop to his activities: the following year he published a piracy of the novel under the fictitious imprint of "Shakespeare and Company, Paris 1927". This unauthorised edition, effectively the first American edition, was later used as a template by Random House for their 1934 edition, which remained the standard edition in the US until 1961.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Now we are Six

      Methuen & Co 1927 - Methuen & Co, London 1927. First UK Edition / First Printing. tated First Published in 1927, no additional printings. Red cloth boards. Top edge gold gilt. Jacket priced at 7/6 net. Book Condition: Very Good, tight spine, clean boards. Shelf wear at the spine, owner inscription at the half title page. Darkening at the spine, age toning. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, light chipping. Age toning, darkening at the spine. Wrapped in a new mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Now We Are Six

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,, 1927. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and pictorial designs to boards gilt, illustrated endpapers, top edge gilt. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. Spine gently rolled and darkened, tips a little rubbed, internally fresh; an excellent copy, overall bright and fresh. First edition, first impression. As charming ephemera, a postcard featuring the author and his son is laid-in.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        How the Old Woman Got Home

      London, The Richards Press,, 1927. Octavo. Original red boards, titles to upper board and spine in black. With the pictorial dust jacket. Minor toning to the text but a superb copy in the mildly tanned dust jacket with a single, tiny chip. First Edition, First Impression. Scarce in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man's Recreation. Edited by JOHN MAJOR. Illustrated from engravings on wood by E. Fitch Daglish, F.Z.S

      London: Thornton Butterworth, 1927. First edition thus. Limited edition. Signed by Artist. Hardcover. 4to. (11.75 x 9.5 inches). pp.367, (i). Frontispiece, 15 plates, lettered tissue guards, with an extra plate signed to margin by the artist in pencil, tipped onto the (browned) verso of the printed fold-over at the front paste-down. All engravings on India paper. Publisher's quarter vellum, lettered in black to spine, spine a little darkened. Boards covered with patterned paper. Gift inscription in ink (dated 1928) generously written across the front free endpaper. The original plain card slipcase (numbered 36 in ink) is rubbed to edges, worn, stained, marked and split along one edge but complete. O/w contents bright and clean. Binding firm and square. A handsome copy, near fine, in a tired and worn slipcase. No.36 of an edition limited to 300 copies, with extra engraving signed by the artist. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        La suite dans les idées EDITION ORIGINALE Service de presse ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Au sans pareil, 1927. Fine. Au sans pareil, Paris 1927, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition, review copy. Signed autograph of the author for the "Youth Magazine". A small lack in foot of the back. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé de Pierre Drieu la Rochelle pour la "Revue des jeunes". Un petit manque en pied du dos.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        To Galapagos on the Ara 1926: the events of a pleasure-cruise to the Galapagos Islands and a classification of a few rare aquatic findings, including two specimens of a new species of shark never caught before and here described for the first time

      Mt. Vernon NY: Privately printed by William Edwin Rudge, 1927. One of 500 specially bound copies of a total edition of 900. With 30 color plates of fish by William E. Belanske, folding map and numerous photographic illustrations. 1 vols. Lg 4to. Original blue handmade paper over boards, blue levant morocco spine, t.e.g. Fine copy, lacking box. One of 500 specially bound copies of a total edition of 900. With 30 color plates of fish by William E. Belanske, folding map and numerous photographic illustrations. 1 vols. Lg 4to. Beachcomber Bill's copy. A fascinating account of this social and scientific expedition, and a monumental example of fine book production. William E. Belanske's copy with two photographs aboard the Ara, one of which is used in the present work: The Ara at Tagus Cove, p. [56] in the published book. "Beachcomber Bill" and Charlie "Whale shark" Thompson, Galapagos I'd's, Pacific Ocean, 1926, "Some Dolphins" Belanske accompanied Vanderbilt on many of the cruises and painted dozens of ichthyological watercolors to illsutrate the books. A great association.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Uj francia költ?k. [New French Poets.]

      Uj Föld, Budapest 1927 - First edition. In original typographically illustrated cover, printed in red, blue and black. 71, (1) p. Cover by Sándor Bortnyik (1893-1976) the Hungarian painter and graphic designer. He was influenced by Cubism, Expressionism, Constructivism and the Bauhaus. Hungarian translations of Valéry's, Rimbaud's, Apollinaire's, Cendrars', Cocteau's, Tzara's, Eluard's, etc. poems. Artistically restored. In fine condition. In original typographically illustrated cover, printed in red, blue and black [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        NOW WE ARE SIX

      NY: E.P. Dutton. Fine/Fine. 1927. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Large 8vo Signed by Author and Illustrator Limited Edition. (2), frontispiece, IX, 103, (3). Limitation page between IV & V; No. 34 of 200 COPIES SIGNED BY MILNE & SHEPARD.3/4 Pink Cloth, Light Blue Paper Label on Spine, Light Blue Paper Sides with Black Illustration Front Cover. BINDING FINE DUST JACKET is FINE in Publisher's MATCHING BOX, faded on margins otherwise FINE.VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. .

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        Now We Are Six

      Dutton 1927 - A very good first US signed limited large paper edition, signed by Milne and Shepard. Very good in very good dust jacket and good original box. Also housed in a clamshell case. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        The Big Four.

      London: W. Collins & Sons. 1927. - First edition. Octavo, pp. v, 281. Blue cloth covers with titles in terracota to spine and front. Slight lean to the bookblock which remains tightly bound but has frequent light spotting, especially to the edges and the prelims. Quite heavy bumping and wear to all the edges and corners of the covers but the boards remain bright. A very presentable copy of Christie's seventh novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, ABA, ILAB]
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        Peking the Beautiful

      Shanghai: The Commercial Press Limited,, 1927. Comprising seventy Photographic Studies of the Celebrated Monuments of China's Northern Capital and its Environs Complete with Descriptive and Historical Notes. Quarto. Original blue silk padded boards, front board richly embroidered with a stylised floral frame enclosing the titles and a design of the Temple of Heaven, fore edges untrimmed. With the publisher's pictorial cardboard box and glassine flaps. Photographic frontispiece reproduced in sepia, 58 similar plates, and 11 coloured plates, all tipped onto card with printed brown frames. A fine copy in an excellent box with light wear to extremities, one metal corner repaired and lacking another, glassine a touch creased and chipped. First edition, first printing, of this commercial photobook on Beijing. Published in China, this gift book was aimed at the European market and presents traditional sights and monuments of the capital and its surroundings, including the Summer Palace, the Forbidden City, the South Sea Palaces, and the Hunting Park Pagoda. With an introduction by Hu Shih, former Professor of Philosophy at the National University of Peking. Exceedingly scarce in such a fine condition and with the publisher's box.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sencilla Exposición de la Vida e ideas de Sanderson de Oundle. [The Story of a Great Schoolmaster. Being a plain Acount of the Life and Ideas of Sanderson of Oundle. 1924]. Traducción del inglés por Antonio de Zulueta

      Madrid, Ediciones de «La Lectura», s.a. (hacia 1927). 4to. menor; 200 pp., 1 h. Cubiertas originales. Frederick William Sanderson (1857-1922) fue un gran pedagogo inglés que permaneció en la Oundle School desde 1892 hasta el fin de sus dias, haciendo de ella la mejor Escuela de Inglaterra pa ar los Estudios de Ciencia e Ingeniería. Herbert George Wells, Chairman del University College de Londres, dice de él: «I think him beyond question the greatest man I have ever known with any degree of intimacy».

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        Depero Futurista

      1927. DEPERO, Fortunato. Depero Futurista. 118 ff., printed on various paper stocks, of which some are coloured; most versos blank. Illustrated with 28 halftone plates in text, 2 in colour. Line-block illustrations and typographic designs throughout, many printed in red and black. Oblong 4to., 245 x 322 mm, bound in flexible blue boards, printed in black and white, secured with massive metal bolts, as issued. Preserved in cloth box. Milano/ New York/ Paris/ Berlin: Edizione Italiana Dinamo Azari, 1927. Depero's famous "Futurist bolted book," from his own design, is an anthology of his theatrical and commercial designs from 1913 to 1927, long regarded as one of the avant-garde masterpieces in the history of the book-object. "Depero Futurista exemplifies many of the Futurist innovations: witty typographical effects, the use of colored inks and decorated paper, and the brilliant idea of dynamo binding, making the book seem like a machine" (Jentsch). "[This] book Is Mechanical, bolted like a motor, Dangerous, can constitute a projectile weapon. Unclassifiable, cannot fit into a library with the other volumes. And therefore it is in its exterior form Original, Invasive, and Assaulting, like Depero and his art" (from the preface to the work). Stated limitation of 1000 numbered copies (never completed). Discreet ownership stamp on front free endpaper, and faint trace of ownership stamp on title-page. Overall, a fine copy. Jentsch, The Artist and the Book in twentieth Century Italy No. 177. See: Del Junco, Futurist Depero, 2014.

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        The Big Four

      London: W. Collins & Sons. 1927., 1927. First edition. Octavo, pp. v, 281. Blue cloth covers with titles in terracota to spine and front. Slight lean to the bookblock which remains tightly bound but has frequent light spotting, especially to the edges and the prelims. Quite heavy bumping and wear to all the edges and corners of the covers but the boards remain bright. A very presentable copy of Christie's seventh novel.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Complete Works Percy Bysshe Shelley, Newly Edited By Roger Ingpen and Walter E. Peck in Ten Volumes

      Julian Editions -- Ernst Benn Limited, London 1927 - Limited edition, 1st thus; 10 volumes, 8vo. Finely bound in quarter vellum, black label, gilt title and decoration to spine, green cloth boards with gilt triple rule, top edges gilt. a couple of volumes has some spottiing, Volume 8 has lite scuff mark on top edges; Labels are in VG condition, vellum has darkened a bit with age; one of 780 sets printed, in the UK and 285 in the US; in mylar protective wraps Size: 8 Vo; .22 Pounds [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dorley House Books, Inc.]
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        Tajemství. [Mystery.]

      Edice Harmonia (Fotopodnik ?tork, Aeroretu?) (1927?), Praha (Prague) - Text printed in black on a multi-coloured circle shaped photomontage by Szpyk. First edition. One page print. On verso the modernist emblem of Fotopodnik ?tork. 275 × 380 mm. A "photosynthesis", a combination of photography and poetry by Vilém Szpyk (1902-1939), the Czech avant-garde poet, writer and photographer. A surrealist photomontage composed mostly by women's faces, in the lower part a war scene and a mass, on the left a tank appears, and the composition is crowned with the sun and moon on the top printed in red. This photomontage is overlaid with the poem "Tajemství" (Mystery). Extremely scarce surrealist work. We could trace only one copy in institutional holdings in the Czech Republic. [Ref.: Toman, J.; Primus, Zd.: Foto/Montá? Tiskem. Photo/Montage in Print. Praha: Kant, 2009.; And?l, J.: l Arte de la Vanguardia en Checoslovaquia, 1918-1938. The Art of the Avant-Garde in Czechoslovakia, 1918-1938. IVAM Centre Julio González, 10 febrero-11 abril 1993. Valencia: L'Centre: Generalitat Valenciana, Conselleria de Cultura, Educació i Ciéncia, 1993.]. First edition. One page print. On verso the modernist emblem of Fotopodnik ?tork. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        TROILUS AND CRISEYDE

      Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham St. Lawrence 1927 - 318 x 203 mm (12 1/2 x 8"). xi, [i], 309, [1] pp., [2] (blank and colophon) leaves. Edited by Arundell Del Re. No. 22 OF 225 NUMBERED COPIES on paper (and six on vellum). Original publisher's patterned paper sides by Sangorski & Sutcliffe (stamp-signed on front pastedown), new replica spine of russet morocco with raised bands and gilt titling by Courtland Benson, top edge gilt, others untrimmed (sides with the dots in the paper pattern enhanced by a previous owner in a pleasing, scarcely noticeable manner). In a later suede-backed marbled paper slipcase. Pictorial woodcut borders to fore margins of every text page and FIVE FULL-PAGE WOOD ENGRAVINGS, all BY ERIC GILL. Section title pages with red or blue lettering. Occasional text initials in red or blue. Cave & Manson, pp. 50 ff.; Chanticleer 50; Gill 279; Ransom, p. 297. Light to moderate rubbing along edges, otherwise very fine, the expertly renewed binding entirely pleasing, and the text fresh, bright, and immaculate from first leaf to last. One of the finest books of the private press movement, this edition of "Troilus" represents an impressive combination of bookmaking materials, typography, illustration, and printing skill. As Cave & Manson says, the prospectus for this work invited a public to anticipate "'one of the most important productions of its kind since the days of the Kelmscott press.'" When the work appeared, "it showed this was a claim to be taken seriously. Gill produced some of his finest engravings for the book. The full-page illustrations showed his work at its best." The whimsical illustrated borders were the most widely discussed feature of the volume; the public was divided about them, as some thought them too naughty, but Gill and Gibbings were convinced of their value, and they were used again with great success in the Golden Cockerel "Canterbury Tales." Though the "Troilus" is generally considered to be the second most important book from the Press, its value is generally as high as any Golden Cockerel item, no doubt because it was issued in a very small press run--225 copies, as compared to 500 for the "Four Gospels," the magnum opus of the Press. The completed volume's modest print run sold out very quickly, and the "purchasers' pleasure was increased by seeing the book rapidly appreciate in value." (Cave & Manson) It has been a very popular book ever since. No. 22 OF 225 NUMBERED COPIES on paper (and six on vellum). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Kasimir Malewitsch "DIE GEGENSTANDSLOSE WELT" - Bauhausbücher 11

      München: Albert Langen Verlag, 1927 - 8° - 104pp - B/w Photo-reproductions. Bauhaus Book N° 11 "NON-OBJECTIVE WORLD" by Kasimir Malewitsch (878-1935) Polish-Russian painter and art theoretician. He was a pioneer of geometric abstract art and the originator of the avant-garde Suprematist movement and Walter Gropius (1883-1969) German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School and Lajos Moholy-Nagy (1895-1946) Hungarian painter and photographer as well as professor in the Bauhaus school. First edition, Text in German language, translated by A. von Riesen. Original wrappers (design by Kasimir Malewitsch. Minimum tear in the lower left of the cover, otherwise In Fine condition [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Red skeletons

      Editions Narcisse, Paris 1927 - A collection of coloured plates by Alastair and with poems by Harry Crosby. Privately published. Number 90 of 333 limited copies. Original binding. 9 coloured leaves of illustrations by Alastair all with titled tissue guards. 164 p. Very slight foxing to the margins of some pages and covers. Small scratches, browning and stains to the cover. All edges slightly browned. Text in English. Otherwise text in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kagerou Bunko (ABAJ, ILAB)]
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        Now we are Six

      Very Good Methuen & Co. J Book Condition: Hardcover Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Now We Are Six FIRST EDITION A.A. Milne 1ST PRINTING 1927 Illustrated Book POOH

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        The Poetical Works of Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield.

      8vo, pp.46, colophon, Officina Bodoni, Montagnola, for Elkin Mathews and Marrot, Ltd., London,1927. - Number 164 of 250 copies printed in Bodoni on handmade paper. Indigo trellis-patterned paste paper boards with printed spine label. A fine copy. (Schmoller 20) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE STABILIZATION OF THE MARK. Signed by Hjalmar Schacht

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1927. 247 pages of text. Original hardcover binding is heavily rubbed at the top of the spine, with chipping, but is otherwise lightly to moderately shelfworn. No dustjacket. Inscribed and signed by the author in the year of publication on the front endpaper "To Mr. Fred B. Bake with kind regards. [signed] Hjalmar Schacht 17.11.1927." Minor browning on the front endpaper. Illustrated with a frontisportrait. The text is clean and unmarked. First British edition.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Autograph Quotation signed. In Amharic.

      [Paris]., 27. IX. 1927. - Folio. 1 page. On uncut wove paper, bearing the Schoellers-Parole blind embossed seal, margins uncut. The original autograph contribution of Bajironde Zallaku to the Committee of the World League for Peace (Ligue Mondiale pour la Paix), a remarkable organization formed in 1925 with close ties to the League of Nations. The Committee itself was composed of such notaries as Queen Elizabeth of Belgium, King Carol II of Romania, John D Rockefeller, Marie Curie, and Albert Einstein, who personally gathered the present manuscripts over the course of seven years (1925-32). Among the public figures who contributed to the project were dignitaries from the newly-created League of Nations' member states. "The League of Nations acts for peace and security for the whole world". With French inscription in his hand "Premier Deleguè de l'Empire d'Ethiopie, Bajironde Zallaka". Zallaka was the former Ethiopian Minister of Finance. - The Ethiopian Empire's relationship with the League of Nations is of particular interest during this period. In 1923 Haile Selassie I had secured entry into the League as the only remaining independent African state. In 1936 the Italian delegation withdrew from the League after their brutal invasion of Ethiopia, and Haile Selassie made his famed journey to Geneva to plead his country's case in person. Although the Empire was by now in Italian hands, Selassie's entry to the hall of the League of Nations was sympathetically accompanied by an introduction as "His Imperial Majesty, the Emperor of Ethiopia". His speech on the occasion, given amids the jeers of the Italian journalists present, is sometimes considered among the most stirring of the 20th century. Pax Mundi. Livre d'or de la paix. Enquete universelle de la Ligue mondiale pour la paix sous le haut patronage de son comite d'honneur avec l'approbation de la Societe des nations, du Bureau international du travail et de la Cour permanente de justice internationale. Geneve, Societe paxunis, 1932. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Amerika im Holzschnitt. Vom Rhythmus der neuen Welt.

      Jena / Eugen Diederichs. 1927. 4°. 24 S. OHLn. Einband an einer Stelle fleckig; sonst sehr guter Zustand!

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        Elmer Gantry

      Harcourt Brace, New York 1927 - Blue cloth stamped in orange. Stated fourth printing. Sarcastically inscribed by Lewis to Leonard Lyons, famous columnist and father of film critic Jeffrey Lyons, to ffep. Front hinge is starting, mesh showing, front cover loose. Spine slant and inward bowing to board edges. Rubbing to extremities. Jacket in mylar with $2.50 price has large chips at spine ends/corners and even soil, tape at flaps. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: curtis paul books, inc.]
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        Now We Are Six

      London: Methuen & Co.,, 1927. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Octavo (190 x 125 mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards with pictorial motifs gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, floral endpapers with the originals bound in at front and back, gilt edges. Illustrated throughout by Ernest H. Shepard. Browning to half-title and colophon leaf otherwise an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author to the half-title "Presented to by [recipient left blank] A. A. Milne Dec 26th 1929".

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        Now We Are Six. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

      London: Methuen & Co., 1927 - Octavo (190 x 125 mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards with pictorial motifs gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, floral endpapers with the originals bound in at front and back, gilt edges. Browning to half-title and colophon leaf otherwise an excellent copy in a fine binding. Illustrated throughout by Ernest H. Shepard. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author to the half-title "Presented to by [recipient left blank] A. A. Milne Dec 26th 1929". [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Handbuch der mikroskopischen Anatomie des Menschen 39 Bände

      Springer Verlag, 1927.. Halbleder. Ausgetragenes Bibliotheksexemplar, Deckel berieben (vor allem am Buchrücken), Buchrücken teilweise am Rand angerissen, Seiten mit einzelnen Gebrauchsspuren, altersgemäß angedunkelt und sonst sehr gut erhalten, Bd. 1: Die lebendige Masse, Teil 1: Wilhelm von Möllendorff, Allgemeine mikroskopische Anatomie und Organisation der lebendigen Masse (1929) Teil 2: Fritz Wassermann, Wachstum und Vermehrung der lebendigen Masse (1929); Teil 3: Hans Georg Schwarzacher: Chromosones in Mitosis and Interphase (1976) Bd. 2: Die Gewebe; Teil 1: von J. Brodersen/A. Maximow/J. Schaffer, Epithel- u. Drüsengewebe, Bindegewebe u. blutbildende Gewebe, Blut (1927); Teil 2: H. Petersen/J. Schaffer/F. Weidenreich, Stützgewebe, Knochengewebe, Skeletsystem (1930); Teil 3: Gösta Häggqvist, Gewebe und Systeme der. Muskulatur; Teil 4: Gösta Häggqvist, Gewebe und Systeme der Muskulatur. Erg. zu Bd. II/3 (1956); Teil 5: Karl-Heinrich Knese, Stützgewebe und Skelettsystem (1979) Bd. 3: Haut- und Sinnesorgane; Teil 1: Wilhelm von Möllendorff, Haut - Milchdrüse - Geruchsorgan - Geschmacksorgan - Gehörorgan (1927) Teil 2: W. Kolmer/H. Lauber, Auge (1936); Teil 3: Ernst Horstmann/Adolf Dabelow, Die Haut. Die Milchdrüse (1957); Teil 4: Johannes W. Rohen, Das Auge und seine Hilfsorgane (1964); Bd. 4: Nervensystem, Teil 1: M. Bielschowsky/S.T. Bok/R. Greving u.a., Nevengewebe, das peripherische Nervensystem, das Zentralnervensystem (1928); Teil 2: Georges Schaltenbrand/Emmi Dorn, Plexus und Meningen. Saccus vasculosus (1955); Teil 3: Joachim-Hermann Scharf, Sensible Ganglien (1958); Teil 4: W. Hild/K.A. Reiser/H.J. Lehmann, Das Neuron. Die Nervenzelle. Die Nervenfaser (1959); Teil 5: Philipp Stöhr Jr., Mikroskopische Anatomie des vegetativen Nervensystems (1957), Teil 7: Rudolf Diepen, Der Hypothalamus (1962); Teil 8: Jan Jansen/Alf Brodal, das Kleinhirn (1958);Teil 9: Heinz Stephan, Allocortex (1975), Teil 10: A. Oksche: Neuroglia I (1980),Bd. 5: Der Verdauungsapparat, Teil 1: T. Hellman/S. Schumacher/E. Seifert/K. W. Zimmermann, Mundhöhle, Speicheldrüsen, Tonsillen, Rachen, Speiseröhre, Serosa (1927); Teil 2: W. Pfuhl/H. Plenk, Magen, Leber, Gallenwege (1932); Teil 3: W. Bargmann/R. Heiss u.a., Zähne, Darm, Atmungsapparat (1936); Teil 4: Josef Wallraff, Die Leber. Gallengangsystem, Gallenblase und Galle (1969); Bd. 6: Blutgefäss- und Lymphgefässapparat, Atmungsapparat und innersekretorische Drüsen, Teil 1: A. Renninghoff/A. Hartmann/T. Hellmann, Blutgefässe und Herz, ;Lymphgefässe und lymphatische Organe, Milz (1930) ; Teil 2: W. Bargmann, Innersekretorische Drüsen I Schilddrüse, Epithelkörperchen, Langerhanssche Inseln (1939); Teil 3: B. Romais, Innersekretorische Drüsen II Hypophyse (1940); Teil 4: W. Bargmann u.a., Innersekretorische Drüsen III Thymus, Paraganglien, Epiphyse (1943); Teil 5: Rudolf Bachmann/Ernst Scharrer/Berta Scharrer, Die Nebenniere. Neurosekretion (1954); Teil 6: Friedrich Tischendorf, Die Milz (1969); Teil 7 : Lutz Vollrath, The Pineal Organ (1981), Teil 8: Peter Böck, The Paraganglia (1982), Bd. 7: Harn- und Geschlechtsapparat, Teil 1: W.v. Möllendorff/R. Schröder, Exkretionsapparat und Weibliche Genitalorgane (1930); Teil 2: H. Stieve, Männliche Genitalorgane (1930); Teil 3: Max Watzka, Weibliche Genitalorgane. Das Ovarium (1957); Teil 4: Ernst Horstmann/Hans-Egon Stegner, Tube, Vagina und äussere weibliche Genitalorgane (1966); Teil 5: Wolfgang Bargmann, Niere und ableitende Harnwege (1978) Teil 6: Gerhard Aumüller, Prostate Gland and Seminal Vesicles (1979) Schneller Versand, mit Rechnung.

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        Men Without Women - First Printing in Dust Jacket

      Charles Scrinber's; 1927 - First Edition, First printing of Hemingway's "Men Without Women". Book is in a second state dust jacket (has "blurbs on front panel). Book is dated 1927, and has the Scribner Seal on copyright page. Book is tight. Dust jacket is not price clipped ($2.00) and has some edgewear and chipping. Sunned at spine. Solid book in very good condition. Rare and collectible. **All books are part of the inventory of our New Paltz Brick and Mortar Store" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barner Books]
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