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        LA FAMIGLIA FUMAIOLI

      Milano: Fratelli Treves Editori, 1927. Beige boards with color pictorial paste-on. Eight watercolors and 15 pen sketches by the author, tipped in. Ex-library: library's bookplate on front endpaper, due slip tipped onto obverse of rear free endpaper, card pocket on rear endpaper, small ink number on one prelimary page, crimp stamp on title page. All endpapers age-tanned, pages slightly so. All illustrations present and in fine condition. Hinges cracked. Two-inch tear to paste-on, which is also scuffed. Covers darkened, lightly soiled and slightly edge worn, with spine covered with green tape on which has been written the title and call number in white ink. . First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by Beppina Jachia-Ascoli. 9 x 8 Inches.

      [Bookseller: Warren Berry]
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        The Story of the Washita

      Cambridge, Mass.: Photogravure Suffolk Eng. Co. 1927. (Photograph) Very good. The Story of the Washita the North American Indian. Vol. 19, Plate 658. From Copyright Photograph 1927 by E. S. Curtis Photogravure Suffolk Eng. Co., Cambridge Mass. Original Unmounted Photogravure on Rice Paper. Image: 15 11 / 16" X 11 1 / 2"..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Au Grand Jour.

      1927 1927 - Paris: Editions surréalistes 1927. In-16. 29 p. * January 6, 1927 Louis Aragon joined the Communist Party which he considered being the most important step in his life. André Breton and Paul Eluard followed him later the same month, and together with their surrealist art colleagues Benjamin Péret and Pierre Unik they published as defend for the joinment "Au Grand Jour". As well known he dissociated from the communism in 1968 which he now described as "inhuman and anti-intellectual".Very rare.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Candide, or All for the best

      New York: Bennett Libraries, 1927.

      [Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia]
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        Japanese Colour-Prints. The Collection of Alexander G. Mosle.

      Self published., Liepzig. 1927 - Catalogue accompanied by portfolio of 8 colour prints and 'Descriptive Catalogue of Japanese Colour-Prints'.

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom ANZAAB/ILAB]
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        Mornings in Mexico.

      London: Martin Secker, 1927 - Octavo. Original olive cloth, titles to spine gilt, green top-stain. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly rolled and faded, small mark to front free endpaper affecting inscription, spine cracked between pages 80 and 81, contents toned. A very good copy in the lightly rubbed and toned jacket with two tape repairs to the verso of the spine. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "Mrs. Whitworth from D. H. Lawrence, remembering David. May 1927". Phyllis Whitworth staged a production of Lawrence's play David at the Regent Theatre towards the end of May 1927. Because of ill health Lawrence had not been able to leave Italy and Germany to attend any of the rehearsals in England but had kept in touch with Whitworth by letter. On 13 May he wrote to her giving advice on monologues and suggesting ideas for costumes; two weeks later he sent Whitworth his latest book and wrote "I am sending you my last book, in commemoration of David" (see Letter 4032a in Boulton, Uncollected Letters, vol.VIII). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Living Constitution. A Consideration of the Realities and Legends of Our Fundamental Law. [At head of title:] The World Today Bookshelf

      New York: Published by The Workers Education Bureau Press at 476 West 24th. Street, 1927 - Designed by Eugene Connett at just the time when he was beginning to embark upon the Derrydale Press adventure. This title was first issued by The Workers Education Bureau Press in 1927, as here. Siegel notes that 5000 copies were printed but only accounts for 1000 copies in hardcover and 1000 copies in wrappers; a Macmillan reissue uses the same sheets, with a new title page but contains the same statement on the verso of the title page: Designed by Eugene V. Connett First edition, first issue. 8vo. Designed by Eugene V. Connett (on verso of title page). vii, 284, [4, ads] pp. Brown cloth, paper spine label. Fine. Frazier M-4-a; Siegel B [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Salomão e as Mulheres

      Rio de Janeiro : Empreza Gráphica Editora - Paulo, Pongetti & Cia. 1927 - ~ Dedicatória autógrafa do autor para o poeta uruguaio Gastón Figueira, um de seus tradutores ~ Brochura original ilustrada ~ 248p+4f ~ 20x14x2cm. ~ Muito bom estado, com o papel ligeiramente escurecido devido à sua ruim qualidade / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Lirolay]
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        My Life

      New York, Boni and Liveright,, 1927 [ie 1928]. Octavo. Original green boards, decoration to upper board and spine in blue, titles gilt, top edge stained green. With the pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated. Some trivial marks to the boards but an exceptional copy in the nicked and little sunned dust jacket with a few tiny chips. First edition, first printing, trade issue after the limited edition of 1927. Completed just a few months before her freakish death in Nice, the trade issue was held back until the following year. Scarce in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Clouds of Witnesses

      New York: Lincoln Mac Veagh / The Dial Press, 1927. 288pp, bound in original green cloth, with yellow lettering, binding tight, hinges starting. Front cover shows a darkened edge, inside front cover is a label "The Harmony Shop", on the ffp is a synopsis of the book (mounted on), pages show occasional small edge chip, or closed tear, pages not brittle. MURDER MYSTERY.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, MARIAB Member]
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        Principia Mathematica (Three Volume Set)

      London: Cambridge at the University Press, 1927 & 1935. Second edition. Three volumes bound navy cloth; volume one has silver spine lettering, the other two are in gilt. Volume 1 is apparently early printing, dated 1935; volumes 2 and 3 have no additional printings, dated 1927, and are apparently first printings. Volume 1 in Very Good+ condition, has a few light underlines in pencil, a small bubble to the cloth at the front. Volumes 2 and 3 are Near Fine, apparently free of any markings, a bit of offsetting from binding glue. Lettering sharp, pages bright. An attractive set. The revised edition of Whitehead and Russell's landmark text on the foundations of mathematics. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        M.A.J. Bauer. Zijn etswerk. (his etched work). COPY DELUXE.

      Amsterdam, E.J. v. Wisselingh & Co., (1927). FULL CALF, ribbed and goldstamped over boards with marbled endpapers (hardcover), 30,3 x 24,3 cms., 26 pp. text in Dutch and English and 174 pp. + 174 plates with b/w illlustrations, uncut. Spine to front cover split approx. 6 cms., otherwise a very nice copy. Top edge gilt. Catalogue raisonné. - Amsterdam, E.J. v. Wisselingh & Co., (1927). FULL CALF, ribbed and goldstamped over boards with marbled endpapers (hardcover), 30,3 x 24,3 cms., 26 pp. text in Dutch and English and 174 pp. + 174 plates with b/w illlustrations, uncut. Spine to front cover split approx. 6 cms., otherwise a very nice copy. Top edge gilt. Catalogue raisonné. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Luiscius Books]
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        M.A.J. Bauer. Zijn etswerk. (his etched work). COPY DELUXE/FINE.

      Amsterdam, E.J. v. Wisselingh & Co., (1927). Nicely decorated half (ribbed & gilt) CALF over boards with marbled boards (hardcover), corners gilt calf, 30,3 x 24,3 cms., 26 pp. text in Dutch and English and 174 pp. + 174 plates with b/w illlustrations. Top edge gilt. Catalogue raisonné. See image. Loosely inserted an "Alphabetical Index to the Bauer Catalogue", consisting of 23 pages in type-writing. VERY SCARCE. - Amsterdam, E.J. v. Wisselingh & Co., (1927). Nicely decorated half (ribbed & gilt) CALF over boards with marbled boards (hardcover), corners gilt calf, 30,3 x 24,3 cms., 26 pp. text in Dutch and English and 174 pp. + 174 plates with b/w illlustrations. Top edge gilt. Catalogue raisonné. See image. Loosely inserted an "Alphabetical Index to the Bauer Catalogue", consisting of 23 pages in type-writing. VERY SCARCE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Luiscius Books]
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        ZIJN ETSWERK

      E. J. v. Wisselingh & Co, Amsterdam 1927 - Etchings of Indonesia, in a Handsome Binding. 305 x 241 mm (12 x 9 1/2"). 167 pp. Presumably the FIRST EDITION. FINE MOTTLED CALF, HANDSOMELY GILT, covers with gilt fillet border and central panel formed by four gilt rules and including arborescent cornerpieces, raised bands, richly gilt spine with six compartments featuring a large stylized tree centerpiece and foliate cornerpieces, two morocco labels (crimson and dark green), embossed turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges rough trimmed. Color portrait frontispiece and 161 plates on coated stock (printed back-to-back). Text in Dutch and English. Two pages with quite minor staining in fore margin, otherwise a very fine copy in a handsome binding. This is a well-presented and very attractively bound "Catalogue Raisonné" showing four decades of the work of the Dutch etcher extraordinaire, Marius Alexander Jacques Bauer (1867-1932). After studying at the arts academy in The Hague, Bauer visited Dutch colonial Indonesia in 1925 and 1931, taking part there in exhibitions at Batavia and other principal cities. His work was chosen for the International Colonial Exhibition held in Paris in 1931. His etchings can typically be identified by their extremely dense accumulation of fine lines, and he is one of the very few artists from The Netherlands whose work includes subjects drawn from colonial Dutch localities. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        The Dictionary of English Furniture from the Middle Ages to the late Georgian Period. With a general introd. by H. Avray Tipping. 3 vols.

      1927 1927 - London 1924-1927. Folio. Or.cl. (flecking on covers). Gilt. T.e.g. Profusely illust. work with both coloured and b/w plates. Complete. 1st ed. Ex-libr. copy.

      [Bookseller: Berkelouw Books]
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        RUPERT AND THE PRINCESS

      Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. 1927 - Circa 1927. Slightly better than very good condition with no wrapper. Third title of six in the Rupert Little Bear series. Light brown decorative front board with large colour pictorial onlay. Brown cloth spine with black title. Plain endpapers. Rear board plain. Pages printed in red, blue or brown with one illustration to each page. Front cover edges slightly darkened and rubbed. Corners very slightly worn. Slight discolouration to rear board. Small faded spot at base of spine. Lengthy inscription in ink by original owner, dated April 12th 1928, describing a motor journey from Felixstowe to London where this book was purchased. Contents beautifully bright and clean. A lovely copy of this rare early Rupert book. SPECIAL OFFER: REDUCED FROM £1000! [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Rupert and the Princess

      Sampson Low, UK 1927 - 1st Edition Circa 1927. Undated. Third title of six in the Rupert Little Bear series Book is very good with quite bright boards and spine. Boards lightly soiled and rubbed to corners. Spine re-cased retaining original spine and endpapers. Contents good with inscription to endpapers. Pages good with a number marked/soiled. Very un-common book. SE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Digital images can be sent upon request. Ref5402 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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        VINGT - CINQ COSTUMES POUR LE THÉÂTRE

      Camille Bloch & Jules Meynial .-, Paris 1927 - tiré sur papier d' Arches bleuté .- Portrait en frontispice par Charles Martin et 25 costumes de théâtre par G. Barbier .- Coloriés au pochoir .- broché .- Edition limité à 300 exemplaires . exemplaire numéroté .- Bel exemplaire .-Infimes . traces d' usages sur la couverture, usures sur la coiffe .- **** .- Illustrated by G. Barbier with 25 pochoir .- Barbier ' s portrait in frontispiece by Ch. Martin.- Limited edition to 300 copies .- Numbered copy .- Very fine ( rstauration on spine ).- Size: In 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MAGNASCO]
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        Secret of the Old Mill, The: Hardy Boys #3 [First Edition]

      New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/fair. Rogers, Walter S.. First Edition, early state. Red boards with shield emblem showing "The Hardy Boys Stories". "Sorry" spelled correctly on p. 27. CR page lists 3 Hardy Boys Mystery Stories (to this one) followed by "Other volumes in preparation", Rear ad lists 5 Hardy Boys titles to "Hunting For Hidden Gold" and 32 Tom Swift to "House on Wheels". Boards are bright and sharp. Corners very lightly bumped. Light dusting and speckling to page edges. Rare jacket is intact with 2 1/2 piece missing from head of spine, 1" from bottom spine and a few smaller chips and tears (professionally closed where possible). Front flap lists 3 Hardy Boy titles, Rear flap lists 7 Don Sturdys (to "Among the Gorillas"). Back panel lists 5 to X Bar X Boys (to "At the Round-up") and 5 Garry Grayson (to "at Stanley Prep"). Catalog listing on reverse shows 30 Tom Swift titles (to "Circling the Globe"). Jacket in new Brodart protector.

      [Bookseller: Hang Fire Books, IOBA]
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        THE WAR CHIEF

      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co.,. 1927. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-283 [284: blank],. original orange cloth, front panel stamped in brown and blind, spine panel stamped in brown.. Mild age-darkening to edges of text block, a nearly fine copy in. bright, near fine four-color pictorial dust jacket (reproducing a. painting by Paul Stahl on front panel) with light wear at spine ends. and corner tips and dust soiling to rear panel. A very nice example. of this colorful, uncommon jacket. (#113334). First edition. 6000 copies printed. Heins WC-1.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Principles of Political Economy and Taxation

      G. BELL & SONS, LONDON 1927 - General shelf wear, head and tail of spine very lightly chipped, very slightly cracked front hinge, tiny sticker with previous owners name and address on inner front board, stamp on front endpaper, tiny soil spot on bottom corner, else, good binding, clean body and unmarked text. DATE PUBLISHED: 1927 EDITION: 455 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        The Complete Works of John Galsworthy Grove Edition

      - London - William Heinemann 1927 - The Complete Works of John Galsworthy, Grove Edition, including The Forsyte Saga, twenty-two volumes. Bound in leather with gilt lettering. Complete in 22 Volumes. Includes: Caravan Volumes I to III: A Stoic, The Apple Tree, and The First and the Last. The Forsyte Saga Volumes I to III: The Man of Property, Indian Summer of a Forsyte and In Chancery, and Awakening and To Let. A Modern Comedy Volumes I to III: The White Monkey and A Silent Wooing, The Silver Spoon and Passers By, and Swan Song. Also Saint's Progress, Villa Rubein, The Burning Spear, The Inn of Tranquillity and Verse New & Old, Satires and A Commentary, On Forsyte 'Change, The Island Pharisees, The Country House, Fraternity, The Patrician, The Dark Flower, The Freelands, and Beyond. All volumes of The Forsyte Saga and A Modern Comedy include a fold-out Forsyte family tree. John Galsworthy (18671933) was a novelist and playwright, whose place in the history of English literature rests on the vast social chronicle comprising his three trilogies, The Forsyte Saga (1922), A Modern Comedy (1929) and End of the Chapter (1935). He returned to the Forsyte family in 1918 with a short story Indian Summer of a Forsyte. A chance remark by his god-daughter, Dorothy Ivens, on reading the story led to In Chancery (1920), which concludes at a clearly defined point of change with the funeral of Queen Victoria. To Let (1921), set in 1920, is placed precisely in the contemporary historical moment, and written in a more impressionist style, capturing the post-war atmosphere of restless gaiety, with its undercurrent of nihilism. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. There is slight wear to the extremities, including slight bumping, and some slight marks to the boards. The Man of Property has a split on the tail of the spine which has been repaired. Internally the pages are bright and clean. The First and the Last has some spotting to the first and last couple of pages, and Fraternity has very occasional spots. There is a small signature in ink on the front free endpaper of Swan Song and a small ink mark to the rear free end paper of Volume 19. There is some slight damage to the exposed edge of the fold-out family tree in Volume 13. Overall the condition is very good indeed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation.with an introduction by John Masefield. (10 vls.)

      London. J. M. Dent 1927ff. - 10 Bde. je Band ca. 450 S. 8°. original hellblaue Olwd. Mit vielen Karten. Faksimiles. Reproduktionen (Porträts. Topographische Abbildungen. Schiffe sowie Illustrationen Eingeborener von allen Kontinenten u. allg. Inhaltes auf Tafeln). Die Vorsätze sind m. alten Weltkarten gestaltet. Die Bücher sind alle in guter Erhaltung. Rü u. Längsschnitt wenig angestaubt. Bd. 10 m. Index u. Abb.-Verzeichnis aller Bände (zusammen umfasst der Index 100 S.). alles in allem gute wohlerhaltene ansehnliche Bücher. Weitere Informationen und Digitalbilder für jedes Objekt auf Anfrage. Scans and further information in English for every single item on request. in englischer Sprache (in english) Sonderangebot: Antiquariat am Flughafen bietet AbeBooks-Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 30% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 600,00 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SOME GHOST STORIES

      [London]: Cecil Palmer,. [1927]. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v-vii [viii] 1-276 [277-278: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks],. original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white, bottom edge untrimmed.. Light wear to spine ends, endpapers a bit tanned, a very good copy.. Penciled signature of A. Langley Searles, noted fantasy enthusiast. and publisher of the long-running fanzine, FANTASY COMMENTATOR, dated. 1945 on front paste-down. (#130796). First edition. The first of Burrage's two collections of weird fiction (the other was SOMEONE IN THE ROOM [1931] published under the pseudonym "Ex-Private X"). "Burrage's underrated short stories are deft and subtle, and include a number of poignant posthumous fantasies." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-43. "The best stories in SOME GHOST STORIES and SOMEONE IN THE ROOM are intelligent, well crafted, and imaginative ..." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 64. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 47. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 314. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, pp. 43-4. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-53. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02267.

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        The Secret of the Old Mill

      Grosset & Dunlap 1927 - First edition, first printing, 1927A-1. With the first issue misprint of "soorry" on page 27. Three Hardy Boy titles listed on front flap of dust jacket, and first ad in the back of the book is Tom Swift 1 through 29, as specified by Carpentieri for the first printing. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        THE HAUNTED HOUSE.

      Arrowsmith.London.,1927 - FIRST EDITION.Illustrated with 25 drawings by G.K.Chesterton.Publishers black cloth,lettered in white.Some foxing throughout,mostly to fore edge.Spine a little cocked.ORIGINAL DUSTWRAPPER with drawing by Chesterton on front panel.Price 7/6 and "First impression" on spine.Some chipping to edges and top of spine(not affecting lettering).A few closed tears strengthened on verso of wrapper with archive tape.Overall a very good copy of this title.Scarce in dustwrapper.: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Colombia cafeteria : informacion historica, politica, civil, administrativa, geografica, demografia, etnografica, fiscal, economica, bancaria, postal, telegrafica, educacionista, sanitaria, departemental, minera, agricola, industrial, comercial, ferroviaria, diplomatica y general. Produccion y exportacion de café de la républica de Colombia.

      Artes graficas 1927 - - Artes graficas, Barcelona 1927, 25x35cm, reliure cartonnée de l'éditeur. - Edition originale. Reliure de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage, dos lisse de chagrin crème comportant de petites taches sans gravité, premier plat illustré, gardes et contreplats de papier gris, Ouvrage orné de 470 photographies et 27 planches en couleurs. Agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Snarl of the Beast

      New York: Edward J. Clode, Inc, [1927] - Inscribed "To Joseph T. Shaw an editor and a friend Carroll John Daly" Carroll John Daly published the first hardboiled detective story in the pages of Black Mask (edited by Joseph Shaw) in 1923. Throughout the 1920s, his sleuth Race Williams was one of the magazine's most popular characters and Daly its most popular author. While his critical reputation has been eclipsed by Hammett, Daly's place in detective literature is assured. The Snarl of the Beast is his second book. An outstanding association linking two of the key names in American detective fiction (DETECTIVE FICTION) First edition. 8vo. . Original green cloth. Slightest rubbing at extremities. Near Fine, inscribed by the author on the flyleaf [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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

      Albert & Charles Boni 1927 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Thornton Wilder. An attractive First Issue dustjacket with the minor wear to the edges. This original unsophisticated dustjacket has the $2.50 price present on the front flap. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight, with light wear to the spine. The pages are clean with no marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy SIGNED by the author housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation and presentation. We buy Wilder First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        RUTH SNYDER'S OWN TRUE STORY. “THIS IS THE ONLY TRUE AND AUTHORIZED STORY OF MY LIFE--SO HELP ME GOD!”

      [New York]: King Features Syndicate, Inc., [1927]. Stapled Pamphlet. Good binding. 48pp. Printed in tabloid style, in 2 columns and on paper resembling newsprint (and possibly ghost-written by the king of tabloid writing, Jack Lait) Ruth Snyder’s Own True Story is a high point of the True Crime genre. The tale of the first woman to be executed by electrocution, Ruth’s story had all the elements to excite the public imagination -- a blonde, blue-eyed beauty in an unfulfilling marriage enters into an affair with a handsome married man (a corset salesman, no less). Together (and fueled by alcohol -- this was after all the middle of Prohibition!) they murdered Snyder’s hapless husband. Snyder supposedly wrote out her account -- her “own true story” -- in her cell at Sing-Sing, using a typewriter lent to her by Jack Lait.& Illustrated by rather grainy black and white photographs of all the players, including Snyder’s daughter. Snyder’s sensational story was the basis for James M. Cain’s Double Indemnity (adapted for the screen by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler). Ron Hansen’s novel A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion is based on Snyder’s story as well. Tom Howard’s actual photograph of Ruth Snyder as she’s being electrocuted made it onto the front page of the New York Daily News the next day and is one of the iconic images of the era. A scarce and fragile item (we locate only 2 institutional holdings). In the original orange wrappers, with an old scotch tape repair to the spine.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        La Collection Foulc: Objets d'art du moyen age et de la renaissance, Vol. 2, Planches

      Paris, France: Editions Les Beaux-Arts, 1927. Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. This is the plates volume of a book that was issued as a two-volume set, the first volume being the text volume. This is no. 13 of 250 numbered copies. All copies on Arches paper. Issued December 1, 1927. The plates engraved by Raoul Varin were drawn by H. Geny-Gros, and the plates engraved by Dujardin were drawn by Dujardin himself. Text printed by l'Imprimerie l'Hoir, Paris. With LXXXVI heliotype plates in duo-tone. First and presumed only printing of this book. Large folio, 15 x 11.25 inches. Original paper wrappers and over-wrappers, European-style. The over-wrappers are somewhat age-darkened, and with title page reproduced on the front over-wrapper and with lettering also to the spine. Virtually unbumped spine head and tail and with fairly sharp corners. The wrapper is firmly attached to the text-block. The wrappers and over-wrappers are exceptionally clean. Light off-setting to the front and rear FEPs from the over-wrappers. The book contains a double-page heliotype showing an impressive room housing part of the Foulc Collection, followed by 86 full-page plates (except that Plate LIII is double-page), as called for. With deckled fore and bottom page edges to a handsome effect. Some light rubbing marks to the front over-wrapper, else the book is exceptionally clean, inside and out. A Very Good Plus copy. Very scarce in any condition. An extremely valuable reference work for collectors and dealers of objets d'art from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good Plus. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        The Bridge of San Luis Rey.

      Boni,, New York: 1927 - Signed by Wilder on the half-title. Bound in full dark brown goatskin, gilt, with green leather label, a.e.g., for Asprey & Gerrard. Very fine condition. First edition [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        ÁLBUM GRÁFICO E HISTÓRICO DEL REGIMIENTO DE CABALLERÍA N°1 GRANADEROS "GENERAL BULNES"

      Imprenta Slava 1927 - Iquique, Imp. Slava, 1927 Rústica, 184p. ilustrada, fotografías. Buen estado. Muy dificil de conseguir. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros del Ayer]
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        Der Opiumkönig Sax Rohmer. [Einzig autor. Übertr. von Reinhard Rijke]

      Rijke & Stock; [Leipzig], Berlin 1927 - 1 262 Seiten altersbedingt guter Zustand Leinen,

      [Bookseller: ralfs-buecherkiste]
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        The Good Soldier. A Tale of Passion

      New York: Albert and Charles Boni, 1927 - The special edition of this modern classic, for which Ford supplied a new Dedication, one of only 300 hundred copies signed by the author on the flyleaf No. 281 of 300 copies. 12mo. ix, 260 pp. Green boards, blue cloth spine. Spine ends bumped, else near fine (without slipcase), in custom half- morocco clamshell box [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Les réflexes conditionnels. Etude objective de l'activité nerveuse supérieure des animaux. Traduit du russe par N. et G. Grigouroff.

      Paris, Alcan, 1927. - In-8, (4), 379, (1) pp., demi-basane havane (rel. moderne), dos légèrement insolé, sinon très bon exemplaire. Première édition française, publiée la même année que la traduction anglaise. Pavlov observa, chez ses chiens d'expérimentation, qu'un agent extérieur non alimentaire (vue de l'animalier), précédant la distribution de nourriture et répétitif, constituait un signal à l'origine d'un réflexe alimentaire (salivation). Il chercha alors à reproduire et à préciser ce réflexe conditionnel par des expérimentations rigoureuses. Ivan Petrovitch Pavlov (1849-1936), né à Riazan, fit des études à la Faculté des sciences naturelles de Saint-Pétersbourg, puis à l'Académie médico-militaire. Il deviendra, à 43 ans, titulaire de la chaire de physiologie de l'Institut de médecine expérimentale. Ses travaux le conduisirent à la découverte de ces réflexes conditionnels. Il fut associé étranger de l'Académie de médecine et correspondant de l'Académie des sciences. Il obtint le prix Nobel de médecine en 1904. cf. Printing and the mind of man, 385 (edition russe) ; cf. Garrison & Morton, 1445 (édition anglaise). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jean-Pierre AUBERT]
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        Passion and Peat (LA BRIERE)

      London: Thornton Butterworth, Ltd., 1927. 320pp. First Edition in English. No dust jacket. Flap of dust jacket is loosely tucked in at front endpaper. Green cloth with title stamped in blind to front board, with black lettered spine. Head and heel of spine very lightly rubbed, bottom corner of front board with light bump and small tear in cloth. A very small brown spot to top edge of text block, right at spine. Book very clean and bright throughout. Text block tight and square. This novel was awarded the Grand Prix du Roman de l'Academie Francaise, 1924. The author later became an enthusiastic advocate for Nazism after a visit to Germany in 1935, he later fled to Austria where he lived under the alias Dr. Alfred Wolf. -wiki. A very nice copy. . First Edition in English. Hardcover. Very Good ++.

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, IOBA]
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