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        The World Crisis, 1916-1918, Volumes I & II, immaculate jacketed first editions in the very rare publisher's slipcase

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. We are pleased to offer Churchill collectors a rarity - a beautifully-preserved, jacketed U.S. first edition set of the 1916-1918 volumes of Churchill's The World Crisis in the rare original publisher's slipcase. 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. 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 six volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose. The U.S. is the true first edition, as U.S. Volume I publication preceded the British. Both the U.S. and British editions were originally published as six individual volumes between 1923 and 1931. 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. The few slipcases we have seen previously bear 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 is the only slipcase we have ever seen without the third, orange advertisement label, likely indicating earlier precedence. These original jacketed and slipcased sets are quite rare and this is a beautiful example. The jackets are near fine plus - lovely and unclipped with just trivial edgewear (primarily incident to slipping in and out of the case). We note mild and uniform toning to the spines and some transfer browning to the two dust jacket faces that face the inner slipcase walls.  We have now fitted the dust jackets with removable, archival quality clear covers to guard against any further wear. The volumes are superlative, truly fine.  Both volumes are clearly unread with crisp, immaculate contents and no previous ownership marks. The fragile slipcase is entirely complete and shows only slight wear and soiling, mostly confined to the corners and the upper edge at the opening. The top left seam appears to have once been reinforced with some tape, leaving a thin strip of residue, but is nonetheless intact, having been carefully repaired with archival glue. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.1(III-1&2).a, Woods/ICS A31(aa), Langworth p.104.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Now We Are Six

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1927. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Octavo. Publisher's deluxe limp blue calf, spine lettered and decorated gilt, vignette to front board gilt, pink illustrated endpapers, all edges gilt. With the publisher's box. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. A superb copy in the scarce publisher's box. First edition, first impression, deluxe issue. One of 1,500 copies bound in blue leather by Ship Binding Company, and signed on the title page by the author.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Men Without Women

      Good Charles Scribner's Sons. J Book Condition: Hardcover Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Men Without Women ERNEST HEMINGWAY 1927 FIRST EDITION Rare Book 1ST Printing

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        Telephone Directory Honolulu and Island of Oahu, Winter 1927

      Honolulu: Mutual Telepone Company, 1927. First Edition. Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Near Fine. [vi], 8, 114, 40 pages, consisting of ads, ads, individual and business listings in alphabetical order (style of modern white pages), and a directory of type of business (style o modern yellow pages). Many ads. According to the title page, the Mutual Telephone Company operated a network of just over 16,000 phones. First edition (first printing). Small institutional stamp on front cover (no other markings). A few corners bent, hole drilled at upper left, for hanging, as issue with original string. In 2008, a 1921 issue of this director sold for $1200 at auction.

      [Bookseller: Eureka Books, ABAA]
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        Black April A Novel

      Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company,, 1927. Original brown cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, patterned endpapers, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. Publisher's compliments slip attached to half-title. Lightly rubbed, top-stain faded, small mark to front free endpaper. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Une aventure d'amour à Venise Edition illustrée d'aquarelles originales de Gerda Wegener, gravées sur bois par G Aubert et à l'eau-forte en couleurs par André Lambert

      Paris Georges Briffaut 1927 . Broché, couverture orig., 27.5x21.5cm., xiii+163pp., belle exemplaire (petit défaut sur le haut et le bas du dos). Quatre cent quatorze exemplairessur vélin d'arches contenant une suite des eaux-foirtes en couleurs, numerotés 87 à 500. Ici c'est n° 418.

      [Bookseller: ERIK TONEN BOOKSELLER]
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        Un souvenir d'enfance de Léonard de Vinci

      First edition of the French translation by Marie Bonaparte, one of 65 numbered copies on pure wire, only large papiers.Reliure half blue morocco, spine with five nerves, when golden tail, marbled paper plates, paper guards and contreplats to the tank, blankets and irradiated spine preserved, gilded head, elegant binding signed P. & C. Goy Vilaine.Rares foxing without gravité.Exemplaire well established. Gallimard Paris 1927 12x19cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Le jeune européen

      First edition, one of 109 numbered copies on laid Lafuma Navarre and reimposed in quarto format foolscap, print head. 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. Nrf Paris 1927 17x22cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Quatre contes

      First Edition, one of 30 numbered copies on Japan, ours unjustified, print head. Tiny marginal minor bites on the back and the second flat, nice copy. Editions des Cahiers Libres Paris 1927 14x19,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        La suite dans les idées.

      First edition, one of the copies of the press service.Signed autograph of the author Christian Melchior-Bonnet.A small tear in minor foot of the first flat, nice copy. Au sans pareil Paris 1927 12x19cm broché

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

      Edition of 300 copies printed, ours one of 20 copies numbered and justified by François-Louis Schmied, print head. Illustrated book of 42 hors-texte and full-page plates. Dos and flat marginally insolated headers, scrape the top of the second plate, rare spots, nice interior state. Les presses de F.L. Schmied Paris 1927 24x31cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      First Edition, one of 129 numbered copies on laid Lafuma Navarre and reimposed in quarto format foolscap, print head. Nice copy. Nrf Paris 1927 17x22cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Le jeune européen

      First edition, one of 109 numbered on Lafuma Navarre and reimposed in quarto foolscap, deluxe edition.Business card printed for the absent author joined Paris.Back slightly insolated. Nrf Paris 1927 17x22cm relié

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        An original mug shot and arrest card for Fred Burke, one of Al Capone's "problem solvers," who was responsible for the 1929 St. Valentine's Day Massacre

      Broadside, 8.25" x 15.5", a wanted poster offering a $1,000 reward for the arrest of Frank Burke for the murder of Michigan police officer Charles Skelley, bearing four photographs of Burke as well as images of fingerprints. Usual folds, minor loss at upper right not affecting text, clean tear at top margin affects one letter, light toning and soiling, mounted to another sheet, and in very good condition. Offered together with a partly-printed Document, completed in manuscript, 1 page, 4.5" x 3", Louisville, Kentucky, April 7, 1927, being an arrest card for Fred Burke (1893-1940), listing his name, basic characteristics and physical measurements, and crime committed, as well as a 4.5" x 2.75" sepia photograph, being a original mug shot showing two images of Burke, one facing forward, the other in profile. Both the arrest card and photograph have been mounted to a larger sheet bearing newspaper accounts of Burke's 1931 arrest and imprisonment for the murder of Officer Skelley. Burke's criminal career began at age 17 when he fled Michigan to avoid prosecution in a land-fraud scheme. Born Thomas A. Camp, he changed his name to Fred Burke when he moved to St. Louis where he joined Egan's Rats, the city's most notorious gang. Interrupted by a stint as a tank sergeant in Europe during the First World War, Burke soon became a prolific and successful bank-robber. When the authorities began arresting members of Egan's Rats in he mid-1920s, Burke moved to Detroit where he associated himself with the Purple Gang and in 1927 was implicated in the Milaflores Massacre. Soon afterward, Burke fell out with the Purple Gang and relocated to Chicago where he fell in with Al Capone and became Scarface's "problem solvers." In 1929, he would preform his greatest service to the Chicago mafia kingpin by executing the assassination of five members and two associates of Capone's arch-rival Bugs Moran. Burke's undoing came later the same year when he shot Michigan Police officer Charles Skelley after a routine traffic stop. Burke "laid low" in Missouri for some time, even marrying a local woman in Sullivan County. Burke was finally caught when an amateur detective recognized him from an issue of True Detective magazine and tipped off authorities. Despite the warning on the wanted poster that "Burke is a dangerous man and every precaution should be used in causing his arrest," Officers captured Burke without a single shot fired. Burke was sentenced to life in a Michigan prison and died of a massive heart attack in 1940. The arrest card, issued upon Burke's arrest in Louisville, Kentucky for the robbery of a Louisville bank and the shooting of one of the bank's employee's Fred Klingman, includes notes on his measurements and general characteristics. In certain instances, the original inked notations were corrected in pencil: his weight of 200 lbs. was changed to 210; originally described as of "Fair" complexion, it was changed to "Ruddy"; and his hair changed from "Med[ium] Chest[nut]" to "Black". The robbery in question took place on April 3, 1925. Bond was set at $10,000. Only the week before, he had been arrested in Detroit for the infamous Milaflores Massacre, but was released soon after. (Lexington Herald, Lexington, Kentucky, April 10, 1927, p. 20)

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        NOW WE ARE SIX

      First Printing, trade issue. Octavo; orange textured cloth, with titling, rule, and decorations stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; decorative endpapers; dustjacket; 103pp; illus. Base of spine gently nudged, with a touch of oxidation to gilt; very Near Fine. Dustjacket shows a faint vertical fold along the spine panel, with a 2mm closed tear to upper right corner of front flap fold; fresh and Fine in every other respect, without wear and with the colors as bright and vibrant as the day of publication. Stunning copy of the third Pooh book, chronicling the adventures of Christopher Robin, Eeyore, Piglet, and a very loveable bear. While copies of the UK edition - even very nice ones - are ubiquitous, first editions of their American counterparts are considerably less common, with copies such as this one being genuinely scarce. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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      NY: Robbins-Engel, 1927. - No 'printing' information noted, in decorated linen boards; SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Jessye. Label on front cover is fine; label on spine is chipped. Altogether very good or better. Seventeen spirituals from the author's life, with a page of explanation for each song. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Monroe Stahr Books]
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      H. Floury , Éditeur, Paris 1927 - avec 77 illustrations inédites de André Hellé , reproduites au pochoir par J. Saudé .- 86 pp.- Tirage limité , exemplairesur vélin d ' Arches ( nº 256 ) .- demi maroquin bleu Tête dorée .-Couverture et dos originales conservés . Étui .- Très bel exemplaire .- très bon état . very fine Size: In 8vo . carré .- [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: MAGNASCO]
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      London: John Murray. 1927. First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine copy, the binding clean, square and tight. The contents are entirely complete and without inscriptions or stamps, just a little offsetting to the front free endpaper and a little dustiness of the text block edge. Complete with the original lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which has a few short closed tears with associated creasing to the extremities. The lettering to the spine remains completely without fading. An exceptional copy. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. (Green and Gibson A46a.)

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        History of Chinese People's Liberation Dance (fine)(Chinese Edition) ZHONG GUO REN MIN JIE FANG JUN WU DAO SHI ( JING )

      People's Liberation Army Arts Pub. Date :2011-05-01 version 1. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Pages Number: 821 Publisher: People's Liberation Army Arts Pub. Date :2011-05-01 version 1. PLA Dance History edited by the Min. People's Liberation Army dance history as follows: 1927 to 2007. the People's Liberation Army dance stormy. traversed a glorious path. Dance with the Red Army in the new red bloody regime established; Eighth Route and New Fourth Army worker with dance dance as a weapon. engaged in the cause of national liberation. the difficulties ahead in the war; PLA dance with th... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Riata and Spurs Signed Copy

      Houghton Mifflin Company 1927 - Hardcover. Revised Edition. Book is in Very Good Minus condition. Some wear and wrinkling to the front cover. Houghton Mifflin Company publisher. 261 pages. SIGNED by Charlie Siringo. This copy belonged to a Western historian and Saddlemaker in the Globe Az are named Charles Collins. From his own personal library. Housed in a slipcase made for this volume. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 261 pages; Signed by Author [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        Vingt histoires extraordinaires, traduites par Charles Baudelaire, illustrées de quarante et une eaux-fortes originales par Lobel-Riche

      Paris: Le Livre de Plantin, 1927. Livre. Illus. by Lobel-Riche. Bon. En Feuilles. Dédicacé par l'illustrateur. Grand In-4. Paris, Le Livre de Plantin, 1927. 33 x 26 cm, grand in-4, 335 (2) pp., 41 eaux-fortes, dont un portrait-frontispice, 20 hors texte en noir et 20 dans le texte monochromes, en feuilles sous couverture crème rempliée et imprimée. Tirage à 207 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 10 hors commerce, sur vélin d'Arches, enrichi du même volume de SUITES que les 156 exemplaires sur Arches (à savoir : l'eau-forte pure des 20 hors texte, l'état avec remarques des 20 hors texte, l'état en noir des lettrines avec remarques) ainsi que d'un DESSIN original avec un ENVOI autographe signé et daté. Couvertures défraîchies, une planche des suites brunie, sans l'étui. (MONOD, 9188 ; CARTERET, IV, 320 : "belle publication cotée").

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Harry: Being the Recollections of an English Boy, who served four years in the Union Army during the Civil War

      Iowa City, Iowa: Iowa Printing Company. (no date - 1927 or 1928). First. First edition. 12mo. Maroon cloth gilt. Small rubberstamped name of the author on the dedication page, modest spot on the front board, else near fine. Scarce. OCLC locates six copies in the U.S. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        New York Essays

      New York: William Edwin Rudge. 1927. First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. One of 750 copies Signed by Ford. A very nice copy, and very uncommon in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Not und Armut

      1927.. Ca. 26 : 20,5 cm (Blattgröße ca. 34 : 24 cm). Lithographie auf bräunlichem Velin. ohne Passepartout. Signiert unten rechts. In sehr gutem Zustand.. Eines von 160 Exemplaren. Blatt 7 der Folge von 16 Blättern aus: "Das Malerleben", erschienen im Selbstverlag des Künstlers und dem Dichter Carl Sternheim gewidmet. Trotz der angeblich hohen Auflage, sehr selten. Weniger als 3 Exemplare waren in den letzten 20 Jahren im Kunsthandel. Nur die ersten 30 Exemplare wurden einzeln signiert. Gedruckt wurden die Arbeiten von dem Steindruckmeister May in der Firma Rau & Sohn (Niescher)

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        Negro Drawings

      New York: Knopf, 1927. First. very good. Preface by Ralph Barton and an introduction by Frank Croninshield. Colored frontispiece, 56 black & white plates. Slim 4to, dust wrapper (modern facsimile), olive cloth with red lettering, corners bumped front cover slighty soiled. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1927. Graphic bookplate Jane Betsey Welling. First Edition. Very good. José Miguel Covarrubias Duclaud (1904-1957) was a Mexican painter and caricaturist, ethnologist and art historian. He is best known for his research on Mesoamerican art, particularly of the Olmec culture. On the side, his drawings and caricatures garnered him a fair amount of attention and were published widely in The New Yorker and Vanity Fair, among others.

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        BENIGHTED [Firmado / Signed]

      William Heinemann, 304 pp., London 1927 - Signed by author at half title-page. Bookplate at front paste-down. Dustjacket attached to fly leaf by a previous owner. Text in english. [DEDICATORIA AUTOGRAFA] === LITERATURA INGLESA === Size: 12mo [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Three Plays

      London - Jonathan Cape, 1927 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of Edna St. Vincent Millay's Three Plays. Bound in orange cloth with unclipped dust wrapper. First edition. Includes Two Slatterns and a King, Aria da Capo and The Lamp and the Bell. Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 1950) was an American lyrical poet and playwright and the first woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. She was also known for her unconventional, bohemian lifestyle and her many love affairs. She used the pseudonym Nancy Boyd for her prose work. Her most famous verse drama is the often anthologised One Act play Aria da Capo, written for the Provincetown Players. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is mild wear to the extremities, including bumping and some fading. The dust wrapper has several small chips and closed tears, and is browned. Internally the pages are clean with a couple of spots on the endpapers and offsetting on pages 16 and 17 from an old postcard. Overall the condition is very good with a good dust wrapper..

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        Early Holborn and the Legal Quarter of London, A Topographical Survey of the Beginnings of the District Known as Holborn and of the Inns of Court and of Chancery, With Maps, and Reproductions [etc.]. Two Volumes. Bland 218

      London: Sweet & Maxwell, Limited, 1927. Original brown cloth, gilt, ex-library, else a very good set, illustrated; one of an unnumbered edition, this number 28, signed by Williams A monumental work, one which John Baker groups with the efforts of S.E. Thorne, observing that "[t]he researches of Elijah Williams into the London archives . . . have paved the way for the first chapter to be written" upon the Inns of Court

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        London: Being a Comprehensive Survey of the History, Tradition & Historical Associations of Buildings and Monuments Arranged under Streets in Alphabetical Order.

      J.M. Dent and E.P. Dutton, London & Toronto, New York - 1927. 8 thick octavo volumes, extra-illustrated with hundreds of views and coats of arms, many hand-colored. Three-quarter green morocco over marbled boards. Spines fading to tan. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        Monsieur le Vent et Madame la Pluie

      Paris - Librarie Hachette, 1927 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A French children's tale about Mr Wind and Mrs Rain. Illustrated with numerous engravings in the text. From the Collection des Grands Romanciers Contemporains series. Condition: In paper-covered boards. Externally, sound, though with some rubbing, wear to the head of the spine, and splitting to the joints. Internally, generally firmly bound, though with some foxing. Overall: GOOD..

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        New York Essays

      New York: William Edwin Rudge. 1927. First. First edition. Two tiny stains on the front fly, still fine in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with small chips and tears, mostly on the front panel. One of 750 copies Signed by Ford. A nice copy, and very uncommon in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        La Pupille du BonhommeThe Gentleman's Pupil

      Paris - Librairie Hachette11.5 by 8; 235pp., 1927 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A charming, prize editionFrench youth novel, inthe distinctive livery associated with these unique volumes. Particularlyunique to late Victorian France was agenreof socially and morally informative novels for young people, often setagainstcharming rural or adventurous backdrops; often given as school prizes in handsome red and gold cloth bindings. These so-called 'livres d'etrenne' often fall into the wider category of'belles lettres;' fiction which is neitherprecisely novel, nor essay, but whose overarchingambition is merely the telling of an anecdoate by the most aesthetically-pleasing language possible. Pierre Mael was a pseudonym of Charles Causse; whose particular works in this genre lean further towards the adventurous than the sedately aesthetic. Here we have a capitalexample of the genre;set in the distinctive, handsome binding, and illustrated (as is typical)with monochrome (and occasional colour) platesof art-nouveau engravings. Condition: Externally, bound in red cloth with gilt embellishment. Some rubbing throughout; rubbing to corners of boards; top frontjoint cracked with tear in middle; spine rubbed and marked with noticeable cocking; back board marked. Internally,hinges and binding tender. Some marginal browning but generally bright and clean with easily legible text and lovely plates. Overal: GOOD ONLY..

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      Paris: Shakespeare and Company. 1927. First edition, first printing. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Original pale green paper boards with black titles to the front and paper label printed ?"Price Two Shillings?" fixed to the rear board, presumably mounted over the printed ?"Price One Shilling?" but not recorded in Slocum. A very good copy with small chips to the spine tips and light browning to the extremities. Original plain tissue dustwrapper with the titles traced and inked in black. Inscribed on the title page in black ink ?"To D[esmond] H[armsworth] J. J. Paris 7 iv 1931?" An outstanding association copy inscribed to the London publisher Desmond Harmsworth who together with The Obelisk Press issued the rare 1932 first english edition (printed in France) of Pomes Penyeach. (Slocum A24 & A27).

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        Pomes Penyeach

      Paris: Shakespeare and Company,, 1927. Sextodecimo. Original green boards, covers lettered in green. Boards a little toned; an excellent copy. First edition, first impression, with errata slip. The delicate backstrip is intact and entirely unchipped.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Mornings in Mexico

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1927. Octavo. Original orange cloth, spine lettered in black on green and decorated in black and green, front board lettered in black with black and green rules, top edge green, others uncut. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to front free endpaper. A little wear to head of spine, minor foxing to edges, small stain to front and rear free endpapers. An excellent copy in the nicked jacket with lightly faded spine. First US edition, first printing, originally published in the UK in the same year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        To the Lighthouse

      London: The Hogarth Press,, 1927. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. Recent bookplate to rear pastedown. Spine toned with head slightly pulled, extremities a touch rubbed and bumped, boards slightly marked with dent to rear, old repair to front joint. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, with the Rex Whistler-designed bookplate of Adelaide Livingston, the noted pacificist who organised the Peace Ballot in 1934-5, to front pastedown. This copy also has a gift inscription to the front free endpaper reading: "a / from / D / May 1927"; "D" is possibly "Dadie" Rylands, (1902-99, given names George Humphrey Wolferstan), the literary critic and theatre director who worked as a galley boy at the Hogarth Press for six months in 1924 (ODNB). Rylands became a lively fixture in the Bloomsbury Set, with Virginia and Leonard Woolf becoming sufficiently enamoured of him to publish two volumes of his poetry through Hogarth (Russet and Tafeta in 1925 and Poems in 1931).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1927. - First edition. 8vo. One of only 250 copies signed by the author. Fine copy in printed wrappers. Queen's Quorum says ". a decade before, Susan Glaspell had written a one-act play called 'Trifles,' suggested by a murder acccount she had read in an Iowa newspaper, After the play had become famous, Miss Glaspell recast the material into a short story and titled it A JURY OF HER PEERS. like the play, the short story became a celebrated piece of literature. It was first printed in 'Every Week,' issue of May 5, 1917, and later reprinted by Edward J. O'Brien in his THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF 1917. The story, however has never been included in any of Susan Glaspell's own books published in America; but what is not generally known . and this is an important bibliographic revelation . is that the story has had a separate book publication in England. The first edition of A JURY OF HER PEERS is one of the series of Benn's Yellow Books and 'consists of 250 copies for sale, each of which is signed by the author.' This beautifully wrought tale of murder, 'morbidly frugal in expression, but candidly naked in substance' represents pure New England Gothic . and pure artistry." In a rural community in turn-of-the century Iowa, men search a farmer's bedroom for evidence of his murderer. Meanwhile, downstairs in the kitchen, two women choose to hide the evidence that would provide their neighbor's motive for killing her husband. QUEEN'S QUORUM 75. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Hagada veSeder Shel Pesach FORM OF SERVICE FOR THE TWO FIRST NIGHTS OF THE FEAST OF PASSOVER with English translation

      Hebrew Publishing Company, 632-34 Broadway, New York, New York 1927 - Binding is decorated olive wood by the Bezalel school. Yudlov 3109, Yaari 2066. The haggadah is loose in the binding [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Unterm Leichentuch. Ein Nachtstück

      Heidelberg Merlin-Verlag, (1927).. M. 4 Vollbildern u. zahlr. Textillustr. v. Alfred Kubin. Illustrationen von Kubin, A.. 4to. OHLdr. mit goldgeprägter Titelvignette. 77 S., 1 Bl. (Das zweite der Kubin-Bücher). Einbd. gering beschabt u. Rückendeckel etw. lichtrandig. Autographen,. Von 630 Exemplaren der einfachen Ausgabe die Nr. 588. In diesem Exemplar hat aber Kubin entsprechend der Ausgabe A im Impressum handschriftlich signiert und alle Vollbilder handschriftlich unterzeichnet.

      [Bookseller: Magdeburger Antiquariat]
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        Mt. Assiniboine "Matterhorn" of the Canadian Rockies Objective of Six Day Trail Ride. [Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies]

      [circa 1927-1930], 1st Edition. () Very good. Quarto. Grey cardboard covers, red cloth spine bound with a faded red cord. Front cover has title in pencil, as well as a photo of "Reflection of Lake Magog" which has been removed from a pamphlet and onlaid. Back cover features three photographs with captions onlaid. Some creasing to front top, small water marks. Tear at bottom right corner 3.5 cm. 123 black and white photographs within album (7 are loosely inlaid); bright, clear images with few faded. Sizes vary from 10.8cm X 8.25cm upwards. Three photo postcards, six related ephemeral items removed from printed pamphlets. "Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, Bulletin No. 48, Official Trail Ride 1937, Our Third Call on Mount Assiniboine" is loosely inlaid. The personal album of an anonymous lady on one of the first trips by the "Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies" to Mt. Assiniboine in 1927. Western canadian images include mountain scenery, camp scenes, trail riding, the guide LT- Col. Philip Moore, Emerald Lake, Lake O'Hara, Mystic Lake, Kananaskis Dude Ranch, Paradise Valley, Lake Louise. Other images of later trips include Nipigon Lake and the Smoky Mountains. The Order of the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies was founded by a group of riders in 1923 and encouraged by the Canadian Pacific Railway as a means of increasing tourism to Banff and Lake Louise. A fantastic album for any avid Canadiana collector!.

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Petits et Grands Verres; Choix des Meilleurs Recettes de Cocktails

      Paris: Au Sans Pareil, 1927. First Edition. Very Good. Paris: Au Sans Pareil, [ca 1927]: Undated, assumed first edition. Original stiff card wrappers, in Very Good+ condition. Front and rear hinges are fragile. Light foxing to edge of page blocks, and end papers. Light rubbing to wraps. Slight reading crease to spine. Clean text, unmarked. A tidy copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Le jeune européen

      Nrf 1927 - - Nrf, Paris 1927, 17x22cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 109 exemplaires numérotés sur Lafuma Navarre et réimposés au format in-quarto Tellière, tirage de tête. Carte de visite imprimée de l'auteur absent de Paris jointe. Dos légèrement insolé et comportant une petite déchirure en pied. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Pinto Horse

      WITH ORIGINAL BOREIN DRAWINGFirst edition. 11" x 7 3/4". Illustrated with color frontispiece and 16 b/w full page drawings by Edward Borein and several vignettes. Two page introduction by Owen Wister. Original red stamped pictorial boards. No dust jacket. Very good. 76 pages.With a large signed original detailed ink drawing by Borein of two cowboys on horseback, inscribed to Frank E. Bliss and dated 1927. Most original drawings by Borein in books tend to be much less detailed and smaller.Engraved bookplate of Francis E Bliss on front pastedown.Borein (1872-1945) was a noted Western illustrator and painter. His cowboy drawings appeared in "Land of Sunshine" with encouragement by Charles F. Lummis.

      [Bookseller: George Houle Rare Books & Autographs]
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