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        The Velveteen Rabbit or How Toys Become Real

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company. [circa 1927]. Early American edition. Full-page and double-page color illustrations by William Nicholson. Fragile spine has been professionally replaced, large but faint stain on the rear board, some wear to the edges, else very good. A very scarce early American printing. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Bestiaire. Original drawing in India ink.

      NP, Paris 1927 - 6" x 3 3/4". Original finished drawing in India ink matted and framed in modern black wood, not examined out of the glass. This exceptional and fascinating art work has been made according to Remizov's favorite method of composition, which is a mixte medium collage, a technique of gluing superimposed multiple layers of paper, with frames or borders defining each individual drawing and the work as a whole. The Bestiaire depicts three allegoric animal characters, of which one can be identified as a hog. Remizov's predilection for fantastic, distorted, fragmented and non-figurative images is clearly shown in this drawing. This work is dated "Paris 1927" and the caption is in Russian and French. This stunning and unique piece of Art is in near fine condition.

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man's Recreation. Edited by JOHN MAJOR. Illustrated from engravings on wood by E. FITCH DAGLISH, F.Z.S.

      Thornton Butterworth. London. 4to 1927 - pp. 367, (i). Frontispiece, 15 plates PLUS an EXTRA plate tipped onto the front paste-down and signed by the artist, all on India Paper, lettered tissue guards. Publisher's quarter-vellum, boards covered with a striking black and off-white zig-zag patterned paper, uncut, the spine a little marked with the letter 'E' in COMPLEAT slightly affected, otherwise a lovely copy in a slightly worn slip-case, numbered '2' on the spine. *LIMITED EDITION of 100 copies, this being no.2. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrick Pollak Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur, of His Noble Knights of the Round Table - Le Morte Darthur -

      London: Dent, 1927 - (BEARDSLEY, AUBREY) Third Edition, one of 1600 copies. 4to. With plates and numerous illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley in text. lvi, 538 pp. Three quarter brown niger and patterned paper boards, spine gilt, original black cloth spine and upper cover with the Beardsley designs bound in, t.e.g. by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Fine. Lasner 22C [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Stavba a basen'. Umeni dnes a zitra 1919-1927.

      Prague: Olymp, sv. 7-8 1927 - Quarto 24 x 16cm., wrappers, 192pp., 28 plates. Cover and book design by Teige. A collection of Teige’s ideas on Poetism, which rejected any sense of elitism in the arts, especially poetry, which he viewed as the distanciation from a living art. Poetism calls for the industrial arts to integrate with the fine arts and integrate in everyday experience and usage. This is couched in the context of a revolutionary ideology and leans towards constructivist idealism. It is one the author’s most original contributions to 20th century esthetics. Stavba a básen' is a high point of the devetsil movement and is the author’s confession of a vision that he would strive towards continuously. Illustrated with examples of the international avant-garde of the day, including le Corbusier, Lissitzky, Picasso and many others, as well as the leading exponents in Czechoslovakia, Styrský and Toyen. This copy inscribed by Teige to F. Gökari, 1927. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Fagan Fine Art & Rare Books]
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        DER SCHATZ DER SIERRA MADRE

      Berlin: Buchergilde Gutenberg, 1927. First Edition. Lightly worn, last 12 pages dinged on top, hinges starting, very good.. First Edition. A Novel. Despite the less-than-ideal condition, this original TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE in original German is scarce in this country.

      [Bookseller: Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC]
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        Ulysses. Translated into German by Georg Goyert.

      Basel: Privatdruck, 1927 - 3 volumes, octavo. Original quarter brown calf, marbled paper boards, top edges gilt others untrimmed. Engraved bookplate to each front pastedown, tips very lightly rubbed but an excellent set. First German edition, the first publication of Ulysses in translation. From a total edition of 1000 numbered copies, this is one of an unspecified number bound in the quarter calf in three volumes. Slocum & Cahoon D45/2. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Ulysses. Vom Verfasser geprüfte deutsche Ausgabe von Georg Goyert. [3 Bde., cplt.].

      o. O., Privatdruck, 1927 - 8°, 458, 465 u. 662 S., OHLdr. m. eingelegtem goldgepr. Rückenschild, Kopfgoldschnitt, Bünde tlw. etw. berieben, am Fuss etw. eingedunkelt, Deckel etw. beschienen, Vs. von Bd. 1 etw. stockfl.; gesamthaft schönes Ex. Dt. EA. Ex. Nr. 75/1000 (neben 100 Presseex.). «Der deutsche Privatdruck [?] durch Vermittlung des Pariser Büros des Rhein-Verlages in Basel» hergestellt. [Passend ein schräges Bild zum schrägen Text.] 3100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ulysses

      Privately Printed (Rhein-Verlag), (Basel) 1927 - First German edition. Translated into German by Georg Goyert. Binding waterstained, with first few leaves starting to separate, thus good, no dustwrapper. This is copy number 30, out of 1000 printed, with all three volumes bound in one. *Connolly 100*. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Le Morte D'Arthur - Third Edition

      E. P. Dutton 1927 - Not until this, the third edition, was an effort made to collect the fullest body of those illustrations which Beardsley had originally intended to accompany the seminal text of Malory. Published in America by E. P. Dutton in 1927 in an edition limited to 1600 copies. Introduction by Professor John Rhys and a note on Beardsley by Aymer Vallance. Beardsley devoted no small degree of himself - and his extraordinary talent - to the illustration of Le Morte D'Arthur. Lacking the original dust jacket, this is a very good copy marred only by abrasion to the cloth at the top and bottom foredges of the front board and just a slight bit of rubbing to the lower corner of the front board decoration. Bound in cloth with beveled edges, spine and front panel decorated and lettered in gold - a beautiful and visually appealing example of what happens when the proper literary work is illustrated by the proper artist - and then presented with appropriate care by the right publisher. The book bears the original woodcuts of J.J. Lankes on bookplates of the owners ( husband and wife ) Harry O'Neil and Margaret MvcPherson. A very attractive copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Reluctant Bookseller]
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        Bonnie Book : For Bonnie Boys And Bonnie Girls

      Raphael Tuck & Sons, London. Hardcover. No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Gordon Robinson, S.J. Cash, Louis Wain, &Beatrice Mallet. Undated but checking against other titles listed in the publisher’s advertisement at the rear of the book suggests 1927 as the most likely date of publication, this cannot be confirmed however as Copac records no copy held in any UK library! Contents: Stories, puzzles and songs by Norman Gale, Grace C. Floyd, M.F. Seymour, M. Morin et al, with numerous illustrations SEE SCANS some with coloured elements by various artists including Gordon Robinson, S.J. Cash, & Louis Wain, plus full colour frontispiece, one other full colour plate and the full colour illustration to the front board all by Beatrice Mallet. Book: Professionally restored SEE SCAN – Orange blocking somewhat rubbed but titling still distinct, to dark blue paper covered boards with large full colour illustration by Beatrice Mallet to front, plain back board, spine has been replaced with similar colour and textured cloth and the remaining 80% of the original spine including all titling save ‘Girls’ laid on. Text block has been re-stitched and rebound with new endpapers. Contents: Lovely, remarkably clean and bright with no ‘additions’, even the presentation block is untouched. An attractive example of this extremely rare children’s book Size: 10.25 inches tall by 7.5 inches. 111 pages & i page catalogue to the rear. Illustrator: Gordon Robinson, S.J. Cash, Louis Wain, &Beatrice Mallet.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Children; Inventory No: 5764..

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        Le Puits de Jacob

      Paris: Albin Michel, Editeur, 1927. Limited ed. Original Wraps. Fine. SZYK, Arthur. BENOIT, Pierre. Le Puits de Jacob [The Well of Jacob]. Illustrated by Arthur Szyk. Paris: Albin Michel, Editeur, (1927). Preface by A. de Monzie. 323 pp. Text in French. Title page color vignette. Twelve full color pochoir plates and 15 full color illuminated letters as chapter headings [representing the 12 Tribes of Israel]. Original glassine covered wrappers in original paper over boards folding case with ribbon tie. Fine Condition.& & FIRST EDITION, limited to 300 numbered copies.& & Le Puits de Jacob —along with La Tentation de Saint Antoine [The Temptation of St. Anthony]— is representative of a uniquely distinctive period in the career of Arthur Szyk. After moving to Paris in 1921, he met with early success in the form of profit-making gallery exhibitions. He was in demand as an illustrator and gaining rapid fame even with a painting style contrary to the popular French abstractionist school. He was perfecting his miniaturist technique but in an experimental environment which was to change dramatically in the next few years. The faces and background settings in Le Puits are supremely modern in look. They epitomize The Jazz Age. Paris in the 1920s was overflowing with artists and poets, freethinkers and go-getters from every nation in the world. Politics, fashion, religion—all were in a state of flux and re-evaluation.& & Pierre Benoit's novel took advantage of this brief window of time to safely ponder the life of a modern Jew in France. Le Affaire de Dreyfus had occurred nearly 30 years before and Hitler's Nazis had not yet disturbed the quiet (but always present) anti-Semitism lurking in French society. The Well of Jacob is the story of a worldly woman, Rachel Bernheim, whose acknowledgment of ancient Jewish tradition and ritual provides her with a spiritual re-awakening. She becomes a Zionist and devotes her time and fortune to supporting Jewish settlers in Palestine.& & Szyk was an excellent choice to illustrate this story of modern Jewish Zionists, as he had been sent on a tour of Palestine in 1914. Together with a group of young Polish-Jewish writers and artists, he visited Jewish settlements and made a visual record of the people and landscapes. The outbreak of World War I sent Szyk home again to Poland, where he became a soldier in the Russian army.& & In his preface, A. De Monzie, a one-time Minister of Public Education in France, writes of his gratitude toward M. Benoit for providing a meaningful lesson for their country:& & “France has a particular duty of being present and assisting in every enterprise of collective emancipation. We have no mandate in Palestine, but we have as many interests there as memories.” This public support, he reiterates, is nothing more than his duty…“the brilliant colors of Szyk are worth more.”& & Indeed, the brilliant colors of Szyk presented here have no equal (other than in Saint Antoine) as they were printed on Arches vellum paper in the now lost art form of pochoir printing. This method of illustrative reproduction mimics the artist's work by utilizing actual watercolors and gouaches applied through an elaborate process of stencil guides. It was first used by the ancient Chinese and was brought to perfection by the French from about 1880 to 1935. Each image appears to have been painted on the page by hand.& & Le Puits de Jacob is truly one of Szyk's most fascinating books. The rarity of the artist's style and supreme beauty executed in its production confirms its stature as a true Szyk jewel.&

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        The Return of Blackshirt

      London - T. Fisher Unwin Ltd., 1927 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A thrilling work of crime fiction from respected novelist of suspense, Bruce Graeme. First edition. Sequel to Blackshirt and from the author of La Belle Laurine, The Trail of the White Knight and Passion, Murder and Mystery. Condition: In original cloth binding. Externally, lightly rubbed with some minor bumping. Tape repairs to the front strained hinge. Internally, firmly bound and bright, with the odd spot and handling mark. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        NOW WE ARE SIX (SIGNED)

      London: Methuen & Co., 1927. 1st Hardcover SIGNED by author on title page. Crown 8vo. 103 pp. Illustrations by E. H. Shepard. Deluxe issue with publisher's blue leather wtih gilt decoration to front cover & spine; AEG; illustrated endpapers; blue silk bookmark sewn into headband. Housed in scarce publisher's box with paper title labels to front cover and one end. A pristine copy, as new, in very good box (three short tears to cover edges; title hand-written along one edge; age toning; foxing to cover label). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 17th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books]
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        Now We Are Six

      London: Methuen & Co.. (1927). First. First edition. Fine in an attractive and clean, near fine dustwrapper with very slight toning on the spine and a shallow sliver at the crown. A very nice copy of the third "Pooh" book. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        NOW WE ARE SIX.

      Methuen & Co.Ltd.London.,1927 - FIRST EDITION.Beautifully illustrated throughout with Shepard's wonderful line drawings.A very good copy in recent full burgundy morocco leather binding.Spine with raised bands,gilt.Single gilt ruled border on boards.Top edge gilt.Original publishers cloth boards with gilt stamped illustration showing Christopher Robin playing with a toy train on front board,and Pooh and Piglit at the train ticket (tikits) office on the back,along with the spine,all bound in at back of the book.Some light offsetting to half title and last text page otherwise a very bright copy.: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Men Without Women

      Scribners 1927 - First Edition. A wonderful copy. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, with minor wear to the panels. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this FIRST EDITION second issue with a superb facsimile dustjacket from the original. We buy Hemingway First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        MEN WITHOUT WOMEN

      0 - Lang: Español 0 0 pages. PUBLICADO POR CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS, EN NEW YORK, AÑO 1927. >1º IMPRESION<< SON 14 RELATOS REUNIDOS EN ESTE ÚNICO TOMO. EL TEXTO ESTÁ EN INGLES. PLENA TELA EDITORIAL, CON TEJUELO DORADO. 232 PP, EN FORMATO 8º MAYOR. MUY BUEN ESTADO. INGRESO EN CUENTA EN LA CEE. 450G. Oferta Especial: La Librería Hierofante ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 20% en todo su inventario. All items discounted by 20%. Precio original de este ejemplar / Original price of this book: 2800 euros. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: El Hierofante]
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        Men Without Women

      Scribners 1927 - Near fine first edition, first state (weighing 15.5 ounces), in a second state dust jacket (with reviews on the front). jacket still has $2.00 price on front flap. Scribner's seal on copyright page and no mention of later printings and 1927 date on title page. Jean Hersholt's copy, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. He has signed the bookplate. Jean Pierre Hersholt (12 July 1886 &#150; 2 June 1956) was a Danish-born actor who lived in the United States, where he was a leading film and radio talent, best known for his 17 years starring on radio in Dr. Christian and for playing Shirley Temple's grandfather in Heidi. Today he is best known for the annual Jean Hersholt award at the Oscars. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES

      Boots the Chemist.ND.,(1927). NEW EDITION.4to (10.1 x 8.1 inches).Sixteen full colour plates,mounted within a black ruled border.Each plate with the title printed below the border.95 line illustrations throughout,some full page.Previous owners neat name on front blank endpaper otherwise a fine copy in original burgundy cloth with gilt illustrations and lettering to front board and spine.Front board with quadruple ruled black borders,spine ruled in gilt.In the scarce original publshers dustwrapper with colour illustration mounted onto the front panel,below black lettering and four line border.Flaps and other panels lettered in black.Original printed price (15/-) on spine has been blacked out neatly.Aside from a couple of tiny chips to the wrapper this is a beautiful fine example of this well produced edition.Scarce in this condition.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Beautiful Children Immortalised by the Masters

      London - T. C. and E. C. Jack, Ltd., 1927 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautiful collection of portraits of children painted by famous artists, such as Meng, Velazquez and van Dyck, amongst others. Written by art historian Haldane Macfall. Containing chapters on the history of children in art, from the use of cherubs to court portraits of princes and princesses. With colour reproductions of famous paintings tipped in. Each plate has a tissue guard with detailsof the painting typed onto it. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally smart, with some minor shelfwear to the head and tail of the spine only. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Pages are mainly bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Gomotsu jodai senshokumon / Textile fabrics of the sixth, seventh and eighth centuries A.D. in the Imperial Household collection (2 Volumes)

      Imperial Household Museum 1927-1929, Tokyo - 14 x 18 (45 cm) 2-volume gilt-edged Japanese cloth bindings in; Illustrated by 190 textile fragments on 114 color halftone plates (6 of them double), 5 supplementary collotypes; Textiles chiefly from the Shosoin Collection, some from the Imperial Household Museum and some originally from the Horyuji Collection. Introductions and notes by Kiyoshi Inouye (Japanese), and by Jiro Harada (English).; 20 Very Good worn folding case as are the cloth bindings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Dynasts: An Epic-Drama of the War with Napoleon

      London: Macmillan 1927 - Three volumes, large 4to. vellum and Japanese paper-covered boards lettered in gilt; with a touch of soiling. Deluxe edition, with a new frontispiece etching of Hardy by Francis Dodd, signed in pencil. One of 525 numbered copies, signed by Hardy. Purdy pages 134, 135. A gorgeous set. Shipping extra [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        The Anatomy of Melancholy [2 Vols.]

      George H. Doran, New York 1927 - First fully English translation. Limited to an edition of 500 numbered copies of which this 325. Statment of limitation signed by Pual Jordan-Smith. Bound in vellum spine and cream paper to boards, gilt title and rule to spine, gilt top, brass coloured ribbons. Lacking slipcase. Former owner's signature to front free endpaper, both volumes. This is the first English translation rendering all Latin portions of the text in English. Includes a preface by the editors and an introduction by Floyd Dell alone. Tiny spot of rubbing to gilt top first volume, some very faint spots of soiling to spines, very light scratching and some faint discolouration (due to adhesive) to paper of boards. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Handbook of the Polish Army

      London: The War Office,, 1927. Compiled by the General Staff, The War Office. Quarto. Original grey linen-covered card wraps. 4 plates, one of them folding, of signals and symbols, 3 half-tone plates from photographs, large folding coloured map in end-pocket. Slightly rubbed and soiled, bookplate of the Royal Artillery Institution verso of the front free endpaper, else a very good copy. First edition. Uncommon, just one copy - at the Bibliothek des Herder-Institut, Marburg - on OCLC, not in IWM, print-run of just 625 copies. Comprehensive study of the army of the recently-established Polish Republic, victors of the Polish-Soviet War at the Battle of Warsaw, which was described in a contemporary publication as the Eighteenth Decisive Battle of the World.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Gettin' Along

      1927 - The Global Cary Collection is hereby presenting a superb conte crayon on paper original artwork (image sz: 17 7/8" x 13")~ by the esteemed American equine sporting artist Paul Desmond Brown (1893~1958) so signed, entitled: 'Gettin' Along' & dated: ca. 1927 L.R.~ depicting a sartorially resplendent pair of foxhunt 'MFH' enthusiasts in dapper 'pinks' astride their mounts clearing a stonemason's wall fence through the 'charcoal' brush~ Provenance: a prominent Maryland equestrian sporting family in whose collection for 3/4 of a century thence by descent~ thus fresh to the market! Since bespokely custom billiard green matted & ensconced in a lacquered birdseye maple frame (overall sz: 25 3/4" x 20 3/4")~ Most suitable then for the proper country gentleman's library~ Tally~ho & cheers! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        WITH HORSE AND MORSE IN MESOPOTAMIA The story of the ANZACS in Asia.

      Arthur McQuitty 1927 - Cloth covers with title plate on front cover,blue cloth spine with title plate,3 small marks,light edge rubs,great cover.Pictorial map paste downs and prelims.Block is sound and tight,illustrated and full page gloss paper photoplates.Gloss page index/reference at rear.Contains histories of the 1st Australian Pack Wireless Signal Troop,the New Zealand Wireless Signal Troop.the 1st.Australian and New Zealand Wireless Signal Squadron,the 1st Cavalry Divisional Signal Squadron,the Light Motor Wireless Sections,the Australians of Dunster force,Persia and Russia,the Australian nurses in India and the Australian representative at Bombay.Also a nominal roll of the Australians who served in the Middle East.Very nice copy,only 200 ever printed,wxceptionally rare book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The World Crisis 1916-1918. [Parts I and II, complete]

      Thornton Butterworth 1927 - 2 vols., roy. 8vo., First Edition, with 2 folding facsimiles, 16 maps and charts (11 folding and a number coloured in outline), 2 folding tables and 18 maps and charts in the text, free endpapers moderately browned as usual, some light and scattered spotting; original navy blue cloth, upper boards blocked in blind, gilt backs, an unusually bright, clean, crisp copy. Complete with the errata slips at p.52 (part I) and at half-title (part II). This is volume three, parts of I and II of Churchill's masterly history of the Great War. As an account of the years 1916-1918 the two parts are complete in themselves. Very scarce in anything like this condition. Woods, A(31)a. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        A STUDY OF THOMAS HARDY.WITH A PORTRAIT BY ALVIN COBURN.

      London: Charles Sawyer, 1927. - Small quarto. Gilt polished buckram, t.e.g. Photogravure frontis portrait by Alvin L. Coburn. Trace of sunning to spine, small finger smudge on limitation leaf, else near fine. First edition, deluxe issue. One of one hundred numbered copies, printed on handmade paper, specially bound, and signed by Symons, and as well by Coburn in the margin of the photogravure. The entire edition consisted of three hundred and fifty copies.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        The First Part [and] The Second Part of the History of the Valorous and Wittie Knight-Errant Don-Quixote of the Mancha

      Chelsea: at the Ashendene Press,, 1927&#150;28. Translated into English by Thomas Shelton. 2 volumes, folio. Original white cloth backed patterned boards, printed paper labels to spines, edges untrimmed. In a contemporary brown cloth slipcase. Woodcut initials, text printed in red and black. Lightly rubbed with some wear to the corners, spine labels nicked, hinges cracked, binding a little dulled. A very good set. First Ashendene edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 225 copies on Batchelor paper. One of the most impressive productions of the press and the first work to be printed in the new Ptolemy type.

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        The First Part [and] The Second Part of the History of the Valorous and Wittie Knight-Errant Don-Quixote of the Mancha. Translated into English by Thomas Shelton.

      Chelsea: at the Ashendene Press, 1927&#150;28 - 2 volumes, folio. Original white cloth backed patterned boards, printed paper labels to spines, edges untrimmed. In a contemporary brown cloth slipcase. Lightly rubbed with some wear to the corners, spine labels nicked, hinges cracked, binding a little dulled. A very good set. Woodcut initials, text printed in red and black. First Ashendene edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 225 copies on Batchelor paper. One of the most impressive productions of the press and the first work to be printed in the new Ptolemy type. Ashendene Bibliography 36.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        CONTES VÉNITIENS avec une préface inédite de l'auteur .-

      Societé d'édition "Le Livre".-, Paris 1927 - IX , 241pp ( 8 pp ) .- Avec 12 aquarelles et des vignettes de Charles Martin .- Aquarelles reproduites au pochoir par J.Saudé.- Tirage limité à 500 exemplaires numérotés , celui - ci exemplaire sur vélin à la forme d'Arches.- Demi maroquin rouge à coins , filets dorés sur les plats , dos à nerfs , tête dorée .Couverture et dos orginales conservés ( rel. KLEIN ) . Très bon état (qq .légères traces d'usages à la reliure ) .- Very fine ( very light traces of wear on binding ) .- Size: Grand in 8vo ( 240mm X 165mm) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ULYSSES

      Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1927. First Edition, ninth printing, and the true Paris issue of the 1927 printing. Square 8vo, bound in the publisher&#146;s original blue wraps formatted as the first edition of 1922, printed and lettered in white on the upper cover and spine. [6], 735 pp. An especially well preserved and handsome copy, especially so for the original wrappers and textblock which remains largely unopened and pristine. A fine copy of the original &#147;Shakespeare and Company&#148; --Sylvia Beach-- advertising card is still enclosed, the text block very fine, the wrappers with only some minor and expected mellowing or evidence of age, but clearly an unused, unread copy and quite rare thus. SCARCE EARLY PRINTING OF ULYSSES. THE RARE TRUE SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY 1927 PRINTING IN UNREAD, UNOPENED, PRISTINE STATE. The most important novel of the twentieth century . ULYSSES can be viewed as the pinnacle of the Modernist movement, and its impact on all subsequent western literature is unmistakable. Such writers as Virginia Woolf, John Dos Passos, William Faulkner, Samuel Beckett, Malcolm Lowry, and Anthony Burgess have all paid tribute, consciously or unconsciously, to Joyce&#39;s influence. Burgess as well pronounced it the greatest single work in the English literature of this century, and he is not alone in that opinion.<br> According to James Spoerri, "This fortunate combination of printer and publisher resulted in the appearance of ULYSSES as a book whose physical aspect is particularly suited to its content. It is (an)... inviting volume, the blue and white of its covers subtly evocative of the Greece whose epic it so closely parallels" (quoted in the catalogue for the Garden Sale, Sotheby&#39;s 1989).

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        PETITES SCENES AMOUREUSES OU DOUZE DOUZAINES DE DIALOGUES Edition ORIGINALE ( 1927 )

      - Sans lieu , Sans nom , Sans auteur , Sans date . C ' est LA PLUS RARE EDITION ORIGINALE DE Pierre LOUYS , dont on ne connait pas avec certitude l ' illustrateur . Il a été publié par le libraire Robert TELIN en 1927 , édition posthume . Pour ces DOUZE hors textes très libres en couleurs , PIA avance les noms de André COLLOT ou Berthommé SAINT - ANDRE , une ancienne inscription au crayon sur la garde affirme que c 'est DIGNIMONT . Un volume demi chagrin vert olive à 5 faux nerfs , dos richement orné ,plats marbrés assortis , tete dorée . 17,5 x 23 cm . non rogné . IN 4 couronne de 65 pp . Le texte est composé d ' un fac - similé du manuscrit de l ' auteur . Une illustration pratiquement HT en titre et onze HT . Couvertures conservées .Tirage à 100 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande ( N ° 2 à la plume ) . Bel ex libris armorié de Ch de la MALAIDE . PIA décrit un exemplaire identique sur japon ( à 100 ex. ) dont 2 figuraient dans la vente Michel SIMON . CURIOSA [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LA FRANCE GALANTE]
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        Ulysses

      (Basel): Privately Printed (Rhein-Verlag). 1927. First. First German edition. Translated into German by Georg Goyert. Binding waterstained, with first few leaves starting to separate, thus good, no dustwrapper. This is copy number 30, out of 1000 printed, with all three volumes bound in one. Connolly 100. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        My Life As An Explorer

      Doubleday, Page & Co., Garden City, NY 1927 - In original blue cloth binding with minimal library identifiers, and from the collection of John Pearson, former member and one-time president of the Rowfant Club of Cleveland; Signed by the celebrated explorer and author for the Museum of The Peaceful Arts, Manhattan, which in 1927 was located in the old Scientific American Building. The Museum of the Peaceful Arts later became the Museum of Science and Industry. This is Amundsen's last book, and signed copies are extremely hard to find. Born in Borge, Ostfold, Norway, Roald Amundsen is said by many to be the greatest Polar explorer of the 20th century. In 1911, Roald Amundsen and his men were the first humans to reach the South Pole. A 1925 flight over the North Pole nearly met with disaster, but Amundsen prevailed. He and his men returned safely in their Dornier Do J Flying Boat N-25, after being on the ice for over three weeks. In 1926, Amundsen made a historic flight over the Arctic aboard the Norweigan airship Norge, becoming the first undisputed explorer to reach the North Pole. The previous claims of Cook, Peary and Byrd as being the first are all in dispute. On June 18, 1928, Amundsen, flying with a rescue party searching for the Italian airship, Italia, crashed somewhere over the Barents Sea. Amundsen and his aircraft have never been found. As recently as 2009, the Royal Norweigan Navy unsuccessfully searched for the wreckage using an unmanned submarine, Hugin 1000. This former Museum of Peaceful Arts library copy is thusly marked in a few places, including the call numbers on the spine, and lacks its dust jacket; The boards are lightly shelf worn, spine extremities and corners worn and/or bumped. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Clausen Books, RMABA]
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        WE". The Famous Flier's own story of his life and his Transatlantic flight, together with his views on the future of aviation.

      NY. G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1927. - First "Authors Autograph Edition" (1927). One thousand copies of this edition have been printed for sale. Each copy bears the autograph signature of the author. This copy is also signed by the Publishers, G.P. Putnams Sons. Illustrated with 52 splendid photographs of Lindbergh, friends, planes, and dignitaries. Also included are drawings of Lindbergh, his plane, and 2 facsimile pages of the manuscript bound in. Signed/Limited edition: this being #323/1000 copies signed by "Charles A. Lindbergh" and "G.P.Putnams Sons" in ink on the limitation page. VG+ Internally tight and clean. Bound in a parchment spine stamped in gold and brown paper-covered boards stamped brightly in gold. A handsome production with light wear to the top of the spine ends and along the parchment edges with a 1/4" separation at the top left corner. Light soiling to the parchment and two small stains to the rear boards; top corners bumped. A handsome, collectible copy of the scarce signed/limited Lindbergh. First "Authors Autograph Edition" (1927). One thousand copies of this edition have been printed for sale. Each copy bears the autograph signature of the author. This copy is also signed by the Publishers, G.P. Putnams Sons. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brainerd Phillipson Rare Books]
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