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        The Complete Poetical Works

      London: Oxford University Press,, 1927. Edited by Thomas Hutchinson. Octavo (190 x 122 mm). Finely bound by Riviere and Son in contemporary speckled panelled calf, tan brown label lettered in gilt to spine, spine richly gilt to compartments within raised bands, intricate panelled design to covers, gilt roll-tooled turn-ins, brown endpapers, gold and purple endbands, gilt edges. Portrait frontispiece with tissue-guard. Slight rubbing to covers and extremities. An excellent copy. A handsomely bound copy of Shelley's collected works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        900 Recettes De Cocktails et Boissons Americaines. Guide du Barman et du Gourmet Chic.

      Paris: S. Bornemann, 1927 - Octavo. Original printed pictorial wrappers. Toning to pages along edges, front cover weak at hinge, toning to covers, wear along the spine edges, ink mark along right-hand margin of rear panel edge. A very good copy of this fragile title. First edition, first impression, of this collection of cocktail recipes collected by the barman of the Winter Palace in Nice. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Léon Bakst. 42 Tafeln und 6 Abbildungen mit einer Einleitung von Carl Einstein.

      Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, [1927] - Large quarto. Original japon-backed brown paper boards, gilt vignette to front, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Bookplate of Danish writer and filmmaker Axel Breidahl (1876-1948). Small mark to backstrip, upper outer corners bumped, a few other small dents to extremities, faint staining to front board, remains an excellent copy, the plates bright and fresh. 6 tipped-in lithographic illustrations to the text, 19 mounted lithographic colour plates, 23 pochoir plates of which 19 coloured, many heightened by hand in gold or silver, captioned tissue-guards. First edition, number 201 of 330 copies only. The plates include some of Bakst's most celebrated costumes and stage designs for the Ballets Russes, and a small number of separate sketches. The text is by Carl Einstein (1885-1940), author of the important Expressionist novel Bebuquin (1912).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Now We Are Six

      London: Methuen, 1927. First edition. With illustrations by E.H. Shepard. 8vo. Original dark red cloth, gilt vignettes on upper and lower covers, t.e.g., others uncut, illustrated dust jacket. Toning to half-title from jacket flap, some wear to jacket with toning to spine, very good. Shepard, E.H. First edition. With illustrations by E.H. Shepard. 8vo. First Edition.

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        Découverte de L'Afrique au Moyen Age

      1927 - Cartographes et Explorateurs. First edition. Plates, maps & facsimiles. 3 vols in 1. Folio. Modern half morocco, gilt. viii, 174, 144, viii, 130pp. Cairo, Société Royale de Géographiie d'Egypte, 1924 - A fine copy. De la Ronciere was a renowned French historian of exploration and cartography. Mendelssohn (1979) 3, p56. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Revolt in the Desert

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1927. First London edition, one of 315 large paper copies. Illustrated. Folding map at end. [2], 445, [1] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Brown pigskin and tan boards. Faint traces of rubbing at head of spine. Early gift inscription on front pastedown, dated March 21st, 1927. Fine. First London edition, one of 315 large paper copies. Illustrated. Folding map at end. [2], 445, [1] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Revolt in the Desert was an instant bestseller on both sides of the Atlantic, and "[w]ithin weeks of publication the combined royalties from Revolt were more than sufficient to pay off the Seven Pillars overdraft. Lawrence's Trustees therefore invoked a special clause inserted in the contract with Cape to protect his privacy, and halted publication in England. Revolt continued to sell well, however, both in the United States and in translation" (Wilson [1988], pp. 180). Lawrence was characteristically of two minds about the book: dismissive of the text, which he viewed as an embarrassment to himself, and yet attentive to the critical response.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Bridge of San Luis Rey

      New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First American edition, first printing. Signed by Thornton Wilder on the title page. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Lightly bumped at corners and spine ends; cloth lightly rubbed at extremities. Light dust soiling to top edge. Small nick to top edge of front free end paper. Previous owner book plate to first blank page. First American edition of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, signed by the author.

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        The Passing Seasons

      Country Life, 1927 Book. Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Limited Edition. hardback, large folio measuring 17.5" x 14", Limited ediiton of 250 copies of which this is numbered 39. Orange cloth lettered gilt, edges rough-trimmed, marbled endpapers, leading corners of boards are badly rubbed with loss and the upper board is lightly stained and soiled, thus described only as 'good', binding is tight and aside from some minor offsetting from the mounts and mild spotting to some margins the work is internally clean and with unmarked text and plates. The eighteen mounted colour plates are all signed by Mr Edwards, 53pp. Owing to size a request for additional postage might be made if ordered from certain overseas locations..

      [Bookseller: Pendleburys - the bookshop in the hills]
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        Dainos apie svyruojancius gluosnius. Lyrika ir poemos

      Zalia Vetra, Kaunas 1927 - Expressionist cover illustration by Jonas Juozas Burba. First edition. In publisher's illustrated wrappers. 31, (1) p. First edition with expressionist cover illustration by the renowned Lithuanian graphic artist, Jonas Juozas Burba (1907-1952). Small damage to the spine at the head. Overall in very good condition. In publisher's illustrated wrappers [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Wie bauen?. Materialien und Konstruktionen für industrielle Produktion. Jahres-Ausgabe 1928. [Deckeltitel verweist auf: 1929, Nr. 2].

      Stuttgart, Akademischer Verlag Fr. Wedekind, [] 1927 - 4°, 286 S. (davon ca. 16 S. Anzeigen), zahlr. Abb., Pläne, OHLwd. m. farb. Deckelill., Etw. berieben (untere Ecke stärker), vord. Gelenk geplatzt, Papier etw. gebräunt. EA. Enth.: «Material; Konstruktion; Skelettbau; Bezugsquellen». - «Stahl? Vulkanfibre? Sperrholz? Gummi? Zellon? Ze[.] Holz? Pappe? Torf? Asbestfaser? Kork? Wellblech? Beton? Glas? Eisen? Kunststein? Emaille? Aluminium?» 1100 gr. Schlagworte: Architektur - AllgemeinArchitektur - Innenarchitektur, Design [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        We.” The Famous Flier’s Own Story of His Life and his Transatlantic Flight

      New York: Putnam’s 1927 - 318 pp. Original cloth and dust jacket. Very good. FIRST EDITION. An important presentation copy inscribed and signed by Lindbergh on the portrait frontispiece to Donald E. Keyhoe. On May 20, 1927, Lindbergh left Roosevelt Field, New York in The Spirit of St. Louis. 33 ½ hours later he landed in Paris to a hero’s welcome, completing the first solo flight across the Atlantic. This is Lindbergh’s book on his great achievement. “We” in the title refers to Lindbergh and his plane. The naval aviator Donald Keyhoe, recipient of this presentation copy, managed Lindbergh’s triumphant 48-state tour after the Atlantic crossing. Keyhoe had been a Navy pilot of both balloons and airplanes and in later years was a successful author and test pilot, as well as a leading early authority on UFOs. Keyhoe has signed and inscribed this book. Although signed copies of this book are not uncommon, presentation copies of this quality and interest are rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop]
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        La vagabonde. Lithographies en couleurs de Marcel Vertès.

      Paris, a la cité des livres. 1927 - 4°. [10], 277 S., [4] Bl. mit 15 Orig.-Farblithographien auf Tafeln u. 1 Suite mit 15 Orig.-Lithgraphien in Sepia. Grüner Maroquinlederband über 4 Bünden mit goldgepr. Rückentitel, Deckel-, Kanten- u. Innenkantenfiletten sowie Kopfgoldschnitt. Mahé I, 556 f. - Eines von 26 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Japon impérial mit der Suite der Lithographien in Sepia (Gesamtauflage 305 Exemplare). Orig.-Prospekt mit 1 Orig.-Farblithographie beigebunden. Die Lithographien wurden bei E. Duchâtel in Paris gedruckt. - Goldgepr. gekröntes Monogramm-Exlibris auf Leder "Aleramo Spada Lavini", sehr gutes Exemplar in einem dekorativen Meistereinband. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Haufe & Lutz]
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        The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde. Edited by Robert Ross.

      New York City: Bigelow Brown and Company 1927. The Authorised Edition. 10 volumes, octavo. Frontispiece etching. Elegantly bound in red morocco ornately tooled in gilt, cloth sides ruled in gilt, top edge gilt with gilt-patterned endpapers. Some gentle aging; a clean, near fine set. Unusual to find in a vintage leather binding.A handsome collection of Wilde's complete works.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Wie bauen ? Bau und Einrichtung der Werkbundsiedlung am Weißenhof in Stuttgart 1927

      Stuttgart: Akadem. Verlag Dr. Fr. Wedekind & Co., 1927. First edition. Softcover. g- to vg. Large quarto (11 1/2 x 8 1/4"). 176pp. Original photo-illustrated wrappers, with white lettering to front cover. Written by German modernist architects Heinz and Bodo Rasch, "Wie bauen ?" (How to Build?) is a monograph on the construction and furnishing of the Weißenhofsiedlung, one of the most significant architectural exhibitions of the 20th century. Held in Stuttgart in 1927, the exhibition brought together for the first time some of the most influential and progressive European designers from the early decades of the century. The central feature of the event was a development of 21 domestic buildings located on the Weißenhof hillside overlooking the city, which was visited by over 500,000 people during the summer of 1927.Lavishly illustrated throughout with numerous b/w photographic reproductions, architectural drawings and floor plans, this book is divided into an introductory part and two main parts: - The introductory part of this work contains a plan of the Weißenhof settlement, as well as a maquette, and photographs of its construction. - The first part is devoted to the various techniques of wall construction applied to the Weißenhof settlement, and contains illustrations and b/w photographic reproductions of architectural projects, completed (and under construction) homes and buildings by Trappani, Mies van der Rohe (Berlin), Heinz and Bodo Rasch (Stuttgart), Josef Frank (Vienna), Ludwig Hilberseimer (Berlin), Adolf Schneck (Stuttgart), Mart Stam (Rotterdam), Peter Behrens (Berlin), Richard Döcker (Stuttgart), Ernst May (Frankfurt), J. J. P. Oud (Rotterdam), Frank Lloyd Wright (USA), Walter Gropius (Dessau), Max Berg (Berlin), and Le Corbusier & Pierre Jeanneret (Paris).- The second and last part is devoted to framing in the construction of the Weißenhof settlement. It contains numerous b/w photographic reproductions of architectural projects, completed (and under construction) homes and buildings by Hans Poelzig (Berlin), Richard Döcker (Stuttgart), Mies van der Rohe (Berlin), Hans Scharoun (Breslau), Max Taut (Berlin), Adolf Rading (Breslau), Walter Gropius (Dessau), as well as furniture by Heinz and Bodo Rasch (Stuttgart), and Mies van der Rohe (Berlin).Wrappers rubbed and slightly creased along edges. Some foxing and age-toning to back cover. Upper corner of back cover creased, slightly affecting the upper corner of pages 167-176 (not affecting lettering). Minor age-toning along paper margin. Text in German. Wrappers in overall good-, interior in good+ to very good condition.

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        A. J. Munnings, R.A. Pictures of horses and English life. With an appreciation by Lionel Lindsay.

      London: Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited, 1927 - Quarto. Original vellum over bevelled boards, gilt lettered spine and front cover, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Neat library stamp and gift inscription on prelims, binding a little soiled, covers slightly sprung. A very good copy. Colour frontispiece, 27 mounted colour plates (with captioned tissue guards), 109 monochrome illustrations on 83 plates. First and limited edition, number 32 of 250 copies signed by the artist. A lavish monograph produced when Munnings (1878-1959) was at the height of his fame. "His horse studies always reflected, over that of other equestrian painters, his unparalleled love and understanding of the animals' characters" (ODNB). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Boss Tweed: The Story of a Grim Generation

      New York: Boni and Liveright 1927 - 8vo., tan cloth lettered in black, slightly soiled. First edition, early printing. A presentation copy, inscribed: "To Col. Theodore Roosevelt with the affectionate regards of The Author - and Teddy, observe that where Fletcher Harper was elected Mayor of New York in this book, I took a poet's license. It's hard to confess error. Denis Tilden Lynch, Oyster Bay, Dec.11.1927," on the front free endpaper; with Roosevelt's bookplate on the front pastedown. The eldest son of President Theodore Roosevelt, Ted, Jr., served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Governor of Puerto Rico, and Governor-General of the Philippines. During World War II, he directed troops at the Normandy landing, for which he received the Medal of Honor (posthumously). Volumes from Ted's library rarely surface. A compelling presentation copy with a most distinguished provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Portrait Max J. Friedländer, original Radierung, signiert

      1927 - MAX LIEBERMANN, Berlin 1847 - 1935, "Portrait Max J. Friedländer, 1927", Radierung, Rechts unten mit Bleistift signiert. Links unten limitiert 1/40, Darstellungsgröße: 27 x 20,5 cm, Breitrandig. Werkverzeichnis Achenbach 138 IVc. Versand in Deutschland kostenlos, Europa Euro 25,-, Welt Euro 50,-.

      [Bookseller: Michael Draheim]
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        Psychiatrie. Neunte, vollständig umgearbeitete Auflage. Band I: Allgemeine Psychiatrie. Band II: Klinische Psychiatrie. Erster Teil (mehr nicht erschienen)

      Leipzig Barth, 1927 (2 Bände). 23 x 16cm, braune Originalleinwand; XIX, 1 ganzseitiges Bildnis (Kraepelin), 954 S., 1 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen, 43 Abbildungen; 1471 S., 2 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen, mit 290 Abb., 2 farb. Taf. und 36 Schriftproben; sehr feines Exemplar! 9., vollständig umgearbeitete Auflage. Nur Band II stammt von Kraepelin selbst. Im Vorwort schreibt er vorausschauend, dass er \"das Bedürfnis (empfinde), soweit meine Kräfte es mir gestatten, meiner Lebensarbeit noch einen gewissen Abschluß zu geben\". Er betrachte es als \"eine besonders glückliche Lösung, daß Herr Kollege Lange sich auf meine Bitte bereit erklärt hat, die Bearbeitung der \'Allgemeinen Psychiatrie\' für mich zu übernehmen\". Dieses Vorwort stammt vom 4. Oktober 1926, am 7. Oktober verstarb Kraepelin. - Johannes Lange hatte schon länger eng mit Kraepelin zusammengearbeitet. Diese Auflage ist sehr selten! Versand D: 7,00 EUR Psychiatrie, Psychiatriegeschichte

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Am Osning]
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        The Complete Poetical Works. Edited by Thomas Hutchinson.

      London: Oxford University Press, 1927 - Octavo (190 x 122 mm). Finely bound by Riviere and Son in contemporary speckled panelled calf, tan brown label lettered in gilt to spine, spine richly gilt to compartments within raised bands, intricate panelled design to covers, gilt roll-tooled turn-ins, brown endpapers, gold and purple endbands, gilt edges. Slight rubbing to covers and extremities. An excellent copy. Portrait frontispiece with tissue-guard. A handsomely bound copy of Shelley's collected works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      - Almost all items are in Very Good to Fine condition or better. Acme Folding Boats Catalog Bob Becker: My Best Tip for a Fishing Trip travel brochure Boyd Martin Boat Co brochure Burntside Lodge travel brochure Byrne, Kingston Co Kingston Carburetor advertising brochure C & D Boat Co Shoal and Weed Proof Tiller and Propeller advertising brochure Caille Perfection Motor Co Perfection Waterproof Ignition advertising brochure Caille Perfection Motor Co Portable Boat Motor advertising pamphlet Canada Steamship Lines 1000 Islands 10 Official Photographs souvenir photos Carlyle Johnson Machine Co. The Bud-E Marine Motor advertising brochure Carlyle Johnson Machine Co. The Bud-E Marine Motor advertising brochure Columbian Brass Foundry Propellers advertising brochure Crosman Shooting Gallery Target targets for air rifles Ferro Marine & Foundry Marine Engines advertising brochure Fulton Marine Engines advertising brochure G. H. Bass & Co Outdoor Footwear 1927 catalog Gas Engine & Power Co and Chas L Seabury Co Speedway Runabouts advertising brochure George Lawley & Son Runabouts advertising brochure Great Lakes Cruise: 7 Days Cruising on 4 Lakes travel brochure Grey Motor Co Gearless Detachable Boat Motor advertising brochure Gunderson Canoe mfg Catalogue No. 240 Gunderson Canoe mfg Catalogue No. 240 Kermath 12 hp Marine Motor advertising brochure LH Koven & Bro. Marine Catalog No. 1 Luxeberry Spar Varnish advertising brochure Marshall Field Fishing Tackle 1926 sporting goods catalog Old Town Canoes & Boats Catalog for 1941 Pommer Boat Building Co catalog Sterling Engine Company catalog Sterling Engine Company catalog Thomas Edison Co. Marine Batteries advertising brochure Truscott Boats advertising brochure USDA Bulletin 1550 Game Laws 1927-28 Govt Pamphlet Valley Boat & Engine Co Hydroplane Row Boat advertising brochure Valley Boat & Engine Co Wave-Collecting Type - 1195 advertising brochure Valley Boat & Engine Co Wave-Collecting Type - 1195 advertising brochure Valley Boat and Engine Co The Faultless Kid Racer advertising brochure Valley Boat and Engine Co The Valley Speed Demon advertising brochure Von Lengerke & Antoine VL&A targets Von Lengerke & Antoine VL&A #67 sporting goods catalog Von Lengerke & Antoine VL&A #67 Guns & Ammo Supplement sporting goods catalog Von Lengerke & Antoine VL&A #68 sporting goods catalog Von Lengerke & Antoine VL&A #75 sporting goods catalog Von Lengerke & Antoine VL&A #77 sporting goods catalog Von Lengerke & Antoine VL&A #78 sporting goods catalog Von Lengerke & Antoine VL&A #83 sporting goods catalog WH Mullins Co. 21-Foot Dixie Flyer advertising brochure Wilderness Outfitters, Ely MN travel brochure Wilderness Outfitters, Ely MN travel brochure Woolsey's Marine Paint Specialties color samples catalog JF con. Full-priced Rockville. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Second Story Books, ABAA]
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        Mesicník pro stavební umení (= Der Bau. Monatsschrift für Baukunst). V. Jahrg., Heft 1 - 12 (Juli 1926 - Mai 1927).

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

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        L' ultimo sentimentale. Romanzo

      Edizioni Sindacati Artistici (Stab. Tip. Borgo Po), 1927. In-16° (178x121mm), pp. 96, brossura editoriale a due colori (grafica di Ludovico Deamicis). Ottimo stato. Prima edizione. Romanzo sperimentale. Cammarota, Futurismo, 201.5. Gambetti / Vezzosi, p. 336: "Molto ricercato". Spaducci, p. 125. Italiano

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Bill James") to George Cole ("Dear Jack") of Hollywood, regarding the Chicago rodeo, C.R. "Charlie" Williams, rodeo cowboy star, and a pair of Williams' spurs

      Pryor, Montana 1927 - One page, in ink, on sheet of blank stationery. 4to. "Had a great time in Chicago - great Rodeo. C.R. Williams got there one day late and somehow he was left out of the big money in bronk [sic] riding on that account. It sure was too bad and I thought something was going to be done about it, but I guess not. Williams was only there one day or so. Got to thinking about C.R.W's spurs and if you don't want to take responsibility of 'em send 'em to me. I'd sure like to hang 'em up here and Williams could take his time sending me the money ? I'm going to stay here a few months yet - maybe till Christmas, then I might go to Hollywood ? but I'm not going to run around anymore till then, I've got too much to do. Starting on a long novel now ?"James signed "Bill James" when addressing his wife or close friends (see Frazier p. 170).C.R Williams from Calais, Montana was a rodeo star and fine bronc rider. He was a double for Tom Mix in the movies. With envelope in James' hand, return address, signed "Will James" One page, in ink, on sheet of blank stationery. 4to [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Henrietta Szold

      November 16, 1927. Autograph letter signed "Henrietta Szold", two separate pages, 4½" x 7", on stationary "On Board the Cunard R.M.S. Carmania", November 16, 1927, addressed to Elisha Friedman, a member of the American Economic Committee for Palestine, on the Board of the American Friends of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and on the Finance Committee of the Palestine Endowment Funds and the Hadassah Medical Organization. Fine and attractive.Szold writes: "If my efforts to meet the situation in Palestine will be crowned with as great success as yours to give one pleasure and encouragement, my most sanguine hopes will be fulfilled. Many, many thanks for the basket of flowers, which gave pleasure not only to me but to the whole ship's company in the dining salon. I can't recall whether I told you that Dr. Berkam is with me in the capacity of my personal advisor on educational problems. The drastic cut of over one hundred thousand dollars in the Education budget has been particularly upsetting to me. No expert advice can possibly compensate for so deep a cut, but expert advice may at least introduce (?) in a constructive way. Dr. Berkham is on the boat with me and we are putting several hours each day on the problem, in the hope that we may be half-way prepared to meet it on the spot, if only in this department and in all of them we can secure the co-operation of the Yishub(?) Instead I fear it's distrust of an executive whose chief duty, as it has been proclaimed from the rooftops is to 'balance the budget', a curtailed budget at that. We shall see what we shall see â€

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        Napoléon vu par Abel Gance. Epopée cinégraphique : Bonaparte (tome 1 et seul paru)

      - Plon , Paris 1927, 13,5x21,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 100 numerata sul filo puro solo grandi giornali. Libro illustrato con 32 incisioni. Una lacrima attentamente restaurato al primo piano, una mancanza riempito in piede della schiena, una mancanza angolare riempito la testa del secondo piatto. rara copia con tutti i margini. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Ouvrage illustré de 32 gravures. Une déchirure habilement restaurée sur le premier plat, un manque comblé en pied du dos, un manque angulaire comblé en tête du second plat. Rare exemplaire à toutes marges.

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      Paris: L'Edition d'Art, 1927. First limited edition (#271 of 775). Octavo in green soft covers with gold and red lettering in brown case; condition: Good; case sides detached; covers are separated; first front end page loose; printed on parchment paper with deckle edges; series of pages bound with tape; pp. 135; filled with gold and color illustrations and decoration by Boris Zworykine; in French; shelved in Case 0. Dupont.

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        Santa Teresa de Jesús. Su vida (2 tomos en un volumen)

      Espasa-Calpe, Madrid. 1927 - Características: Pasta dura en tela editorial. Buen estado. Letras y filetes dorados en el lomo, tejuelos resaltados. Líneas asimétricas estampadas en relieve en ambas tapas. Canto superior levemente sucio. Iniciales del propietario anterior en la portadilla. Se incluye una carta de fray Luis de León. Las páginas van sin cornisa y llevan los folios en los extremos del margen superior. 472 pp. (14.5x11.5 cm). Peso: 400 grs. La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 25%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 31.44 EUR [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Carlos Héctor García Toscano]
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        Ristisõitjad : Novellid (The Crusaders : Novels)

      Loodus (Nature), Tartu 1927 - Estonian language. Octavo 14 x 21 cm. Weight 450 gr. Wrappers, 383 [1] pp. The book is in Near Fine condition, without any visible defects, losses, remarks and stains. Restored bottom end of the spine and bottom right corner of the front cover (minor triangle piece was broken off), some soiling on back cover and on few last pages. Novels collection "Ristisõitjad" (The Crusaders) includes eight novels written during the period 1923-1927 and considered as a major part of Gailit’s novels creation. In these works clearly perceptible 1920s dissapointing moods and frustration in the society. Author’s grotesque style softened to be graceful. Dynamics and expressionism keeps readers tension high throughout. Crarming description of nature show how close writer feels connected with homeland. In the novels myths and realities are tied together. All the heroes – priest in “Crusaders”, villager in “Taevaskoja inhabitant”, refugee in “Chasm”, sailor in “Northern Virgin” etc, are seekers of better life to escape ugly and depressing world. As a talented master of words with an extraordinary style, choice of subject and type, Gailit focused on the eternal opposition of beauty and ugliness, positive and negative. The literary work of August Gailit (1891-1960) has fascinated readers of different generations throughout the twentieth century. His style charms the reader, leaving no one untouched, and is immediately recognisable. It displays a burgeoning imagination, dash and verve, tenderness and love, and also enjoyable skill with words. In the 1917-1919 Gailit was expressionist member of the literary group Siuru. Until the middle of the 1920s he was strongly influenced by neo-romanticism, later turned to realism. Book’s remarkable avant-garde constructivist cover design created by Jaan Vahtra (1882-1947). He one of the most bright talents of Estonian modern art, a founding member of the Estonian Art Group of Cubism and Constructivism. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Histoire du Costume Masculin Français de l'an 420 à l'an 1870

      Editions Nilsson, 144 Avenue des Champs-Elyssés, Paris 1927 - 10 parts, each with pictorial wrappers, and 10 plates. 100 color pochoir plates total. by O. Macaire, M.L. Nixon, Hébé, M.T. Grandchamps, etc. 1 vols. Folio. Hiler p. 377-8, Colas 1244 Original wrappers. Fine fresh set in original publisher's blue chemise with pictorial paper onlay 10 parts, each with pictorial wrappers, and 10 plates. 100 color pochoir plates total. by O. Macaire, M.L. Nixon, Hébé, M.T. Grandchamps, etc. 1 vols. Folio [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Tractatus Politicus. (Bijgevoegd T. Goedewaagen: Spinoza's Tractatus Politicus, gedrukt door S.H. de Roos op de handpers).

      (Hilversum, De Heuvelpers, 1927). 24,3 x 17,9 cm. Oorspronkelijk verguld perkament met flappen. In met verguld bloempapier bekleed foedraal. (8), 120 p. Met de hand gezet uit de Meidoorn en gedrukt op geschept papier met Heuvelpers-watermerk in rood en zwart op de Heuvelpers in een oplage van 125 op de pers genummerde exemplaren. Exlibris verwijderd van binnenzijde voorplat, enkele roestvlekjes voorin, maar een heel fraai exemplaar. Onderzijde van het foedraal iets gevlekt.l Eerste uitgave van De Heuvelpers van S.H. de Roos, daarenboven: de eerste keer dat een Nederlandse private press een Latijnse tekst publiceert.Bijgevoegd: T. GOEDEWAAGEN Spinoza's Tractatus Politicus. Ingenaaid. 8 p. Met de hand gezet uit de Meidoorn en gedrukt door S.H. de Roos op de handpers.

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        Buch der Sprüche und Bedenken. Aphorismen und Fragmente.

      Wien, Phaidon 1927. 234 S. Oln. Erste Ausgabe.- WG. 49. Auf Zwischenblatt eigenhändige Widmung von Schnitzler an den Journalisten Franz Goldstein, Kattowitz, datiert 21.12.(1)927.- Gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Literatur; Signed

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        The House On the Cliff

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1927 The Hardy Boys are fictional teenage brothers and amateur detectives. They live in the city of Bayport on Barmet Bay[10] with their father, detective Fenton Hardy, their mother, Laura Hardy,[a] and their Aunt Gertrude. Frank, the older brother, is eighteen (sixteen in earlier versions), and his younger brother Joe is seventeen (fifteen in earlier versions). The brothers nominally attend high school in Bayport, where they are in the same grade, but school is rarely mentioned in the books and never hinders the Hardys in solving mysteries.In the older stories, the Hardy Boys' cases are often linked to the confidential cases their detective father is working on. He sometimes asks them for help, while at other times they stumble upon villains and incidents that are connected to his cases. In the Undercover Brothers series, begun in 2005, the Hardys are members of an organization known as American Teens Against Crime, which assigns them to cases. The Hardy Boys are sometimes assisted in solving mysteries by their friends Chet Morton, Phil Cohen, Biff Hooper, Jerry Gilroy, and Tony Prito, and, less frequently, by their platonic girlfriends Callie Shaw and Iola Morton (Chet's sister).The Hardy Boys are constantly involved in adventure and action. Despite the frequent danger, the boys "never lose their nerve ... They are hardy boys, luckier and more clever than anyone around them." They live in an atmosphere of mystery and intrigue: "Never were so many assorted felonies committed in a simple American small town. Murder, drug peddling, racehorse kidnapping, diamond smuggling, medical malpractice, big-time auto theft, even (in the 1940s) the hijacking of strategic materials and espionage, all were conducted with Bayport as a nucleus."[13] With so much in common, the boys are so little differentiated that one commentator facetiously describes them thus: "The boys' characters basically broke down this way - Frank had dark hair; Joe was blond." In general, however, "Frank was the thinker while Joe was more impulsive, and perhaps a little more athletic."The two boys are infallibly on good terms with each other and never engage in sibling rivalry, with the exception of the New Hardy Boys Casefiles series

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        Cleared for Strange Ports

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1927 - INSCRIBED "Inscribed for / Mr R. L. Patterson / with all good wishes / Edith K. Roosevelt / Sagamore Hill / October 7th 1935" and SIGNED "Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt" of a tipped in black and white photo of a toothy, smiling former First Lady. 5.75" x 8.5" with a Frontispiece of a three masted schooner which also served as the title page illustration and includes 19 black and white photo illustrations. Less of a book and more of a collection of eight travelogues from T.R.'s immediate family; wife, son, and two sons-in-law. In this collection of articles, the widow of Theodore Roosevelt (Aug 6, 1861 - Sep 30, 1948), the Roosevelt children, and their spouses recall their experiences traveling around the world. Includes "Hunting Amid Korean Snows" by Kermit Roosevelt, "With Rifle and Camera on the Kenai" by Richard Derby (the husband of Ethel Roosevelt), and "The Odyssey of a Grandmother" by Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. In addition to the inscription and signed photo on the ffe is a 3-cent postage stamp depicting Sagamore Hill, the Roosevelt home in Oyster Bay, NY. This stamp was first issued in 1953, 18 years after the inscription. Additionally, a portrait of President Roosevelt is affixed to the front paste down. Slight offsetting and separation at bottom of the half-title and other preliminary leaves. Light bump to the top corner of the front board. The dust jacket has some edge wear uniformly along all edges, with some fading to the spine and rear panel. This is a very good book with two First Lady signatures and eight enchanting tales of travel. "I shall never forget the first time I saw a peacock in India. It was several years ago, in Mysore, during a tiger drive. I was sitting most insecurely in a banyan-tree, balancing on the top rung of a very high and shaky ladder, when suddenly, with a tremendous rustling, a peacock flew directly over my head its breast a starling emerald green, its great tail outspread, catching and holding the sunlight in its hundred golden eyes." (p 244). Original green cloth binding, with gilt stamping [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Montgomery Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        The Women of Big Sur

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927. First edition. 175pp. 8vo. Black cloth and boards. VG in VG dustjacket. 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"

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        Campagne de l'"Uranie" (1817-1820). Journal de Madame Rose de Saulces de Fraycinet d'àprés le manuscrit original accompagné de notes par Charles Duplomb.

      Soc. d'éditions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales, 1927. Cm. 28, pp. xiii (1) 190 (2). Con una carta geografica nel testo e 25 belle tavole f.t. di cui alcune a doppia pagina e perlopiù in fine coloritura. Tutte protette da velina parlante. Elegante legatura d'amatore di recente fattura in mezza pelle turchese con titoli in oro al dorso. Brossura originale preservata all'interno. Una lieve brunitura dovuta alla qualità della carta, peraltro ben conservato. Resoconto di viaggio marittimo stilato dalla compagna del Capitano di Fregata Louis-Claude de Saulces de Freycinet. Si tratta di uno dei rarissimi diari scritti da una donna su una nave, dato che la permanenza a bordo di queste ultime era rigorosamente proibita al tempo. Lo scritto rimase inedito per un secolo e la presente è la prima edizione. L'itinerario comprende la traverasata dell'oceano Atlantico, Rio de Janeiro, poi il Sudafrica l'Australia, le Isole Cook, le Hawaii ed infine le Falkland. Cfr. Hill 652 e Chadenat 1607.

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        Forlorn River

      Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York 1927 - First Printing of the stated First Edition, with "H-B" listed on the copyright page. Signed by Zane Grey in his signature purple ink on the front free endpaper. Filmed twice by Paramount Pictures, originally in 1926 as a silent film, directed by John Waters, with Jack Holt; and in 1937, directed by Charles Barton, with Buster Crabbe and June Martel. Book in fine condition; in a very good dust jacket, with a few closed tears and associated creases, mild paper loss, primarily to corners and spine ends. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        Fine pair of vintage postcard photos, each signed, his inscribed 'Sincerely' (Fred, 1899-1987, American Dancer & Actor) and his elder sister ADELE (Lady Charles Cavendish, 1896-1981, American dancer and entertainer)

      1927 - showing them half length, in half profile, he is wearing his usual dress suit and has a flower in his buttonhole, she is wearing a white dress, leaning back with her arm up and behind her head, each 5½" x 3½", no place, no date, but hers is annotated on the verso as from 'Lady be Good', 24th January In 1905 Adele Astaire had a successful vaudeville act with her younger brother, Fred Astaire. After 1917 they developed it into a celebrated adult career on Broadway and, beginning in 1923, on the London stage. Adele was the bigger and more charismatic star of the two during their time performing together. Back in New York the duo appeared in Jerome Kern's The Bunch and Judy (1922), and then the Gershwin brothers' first Broadway collaboration Lady, Be Good!, followed by their Funny Face. Both were hits in America and in London.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Now We Are Six

      London Methuen & Co. Ltd 1927 - First edition, deluxe issue, 8vo, illustrations by Ernest H.Shepard, original gilt-pictorial red leather, gilt edges, a fine copy, original card box, without glassine jacket. An outstanding, sharp and bright example of the third of the Christopher Robin books, in the original publisher's box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Shikar's Pocket Book With Hints On Preserving And Skinning Trophies in The Field

      1927 - 48 pages, 12mo, text illus, the book is contained in brown wallet with an accompanying separate big game register, the register is divided into dates, species, locality, measurements, remarks. 13 sides filled in a neat hand, there is also a section for notes, 1 side filled in covering the years 1931 to 1937. The game mentioned include crocodile, panther, sloth, bear, tiger, python. The author goes into detail on the hunt and shot, tiger length 7'10", "after 25 yards tiger ran out of thicket and charged, shot him through the chest, she fell into nale?" A very scarce item and unique with the register.

      [Bookseller: Hereward Books]
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        Elmer Gantry

      New York: Harcourt Brace, 1927. First issue with "Gantry" spelled "Cantry" on the spine of the book. Near Fine in a bright, strong Very Good plus, unrestored dust jacket with a few tiny chips at the extremities and one longer closed tear at the base of the spine. An attractive copy of a notable novel about a corrupt Southern evangelist, memorably filmed in 1960 with Burt Lancaster and Shirley Jones, who both won Oscars, as did the screenplay by Richard Brooks. about Fine in Very Good + dust jacket. about Fine in Very Good + dust jacket.

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