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        L'Art Khmer Primitif.

      Librairie Nationale d'Art et d'Historie, 1927 - 4to. 2 vols. vi, 409pp. 100 plates. 128 text-illus. Bound in newly cloth, vol. 1 is uncut. (P.E.F.E.O. 21 & 22) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Men Without Women

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1927 - Near fine in original black cloth covered boards with gold blocking adorning the cover and spine. First Edition, First Issue. 1927 printed on both the title and copyright pages. Weighing 15.5 ounces. A nice, bright, square copy. Moisture damage to lower right bottom page edge and rear free end papers and paste-down along edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Diffraction of Electrons by a Crystal of Nickel in The Physical Review, Vol. 30, No. 6, December 1927, pp. 705-741

      - FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS of Davisson and Germer's famous 1927 experiment confirming de Broglie's hypothesis on matter waves, a key pillar of the emerging theories of quantum mechanics. The Davisson-Germer experiment demonstrated the wave-like nature of electrons by showing that they could be diffracted by a nickel crystal, and in so doing, provided important experimental support for de Broglie's theory of 'matter waves,' Bohr's theory of complementarity and Schrodinger's theory of wave mechanics. Their experiment did not begin as a test of the wave theory. They 'were studying the surface of a piece of metallic nickel by bombarding it with electrons, and observing how many electrons were scattered at various angles. During the experiment an accident occurred. Air entered the vacuum tube containing the nickel target, so that an oxide film formed on its surface. To reduce the oxide on the target the two experimenters heated the nickel to high temperatures. The effect of this was that large crystals were formed in the metal. When they repeated the experiment they obtained quite different results. Peaks in the intensity of the reflected electrons occurred at specific angles, in contrast to what they had observed before the accident. They immediately noticed the similarity of this behavior to the diffraction of X-rays by crystals. It was thus that Davisson and Germer discovered electron waves" (Dardo, Nobel Laureates and Twentieth-Century Physics, 197-198). The wave nature of the electron had been established. In April of the same year, 1927, Davisson and Germer published a small and very cautious announcement of their findings in Nature. The Physical Review paper is lengthy and is "a detailed, comprehensive report on experiments performed, conclusions reached and questions left unanswered. One of the significant features of the paper was its thoughtful examination of the possible ways of interpreting the systematic differences between observed and calculated electron wavelengths" (Physics Today, January 1978, 40). Their writing makes clear that between the March announcement in Nature and April when the Physical Review abstract was first prepared, they had "already gone beyond the point of using the 'known' structure of the nickel crystal to find out about the possibility of the wave properties of the electron: they were now using the 'known' electron waves to learn new facts about the nickel crystal" (Physics Today, 39). Davisson and Germer showed that waves are not simply mathematical conveniences, but have observable physical effects. Just as Compton showed that waves could act like particles, Davisson and Germer showed that particles could act as waves. Compton's work, together with that of Davisson and Germer established the wave particle duality hypothesis so fundamental to quantum theory. CONDITION & DETAILS: Minneapolis: American Physical Society. The Physical Review, Vol. 30, No. 6, December 1927, pp. 705-741. Quarto (10 x 7 inches; 250 x 175mm). The original wraps are toned and faded, more so at the edges. There is chipping with minor loss at the head of the spine and a small corner of the lower left rear wrap is missing; slight crease at the center foot of the textblock. There is a very, very slight stain at the foot of about three quarter of the pages, but one does have to look carefully to see it. Withal, the issue remains tightly and solidly bound.

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        Die Grosse Politik Der Europaischen Kabinette 1871-1914, Sammlung Der Diplomatischen Akten Des Auswartigen Amtes

      Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft Fur Politik 1927 - Appears to be complete. 50 volumes. Near Fine to Fine condition. Scarce in this condition and complete.

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        Passion and Peat (LA BRIERE)

      Thornton Butterworth, Ltd., London 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE APOCALYPSE IN LATIN. MS.10 in the Collection of Dyson Perrins, with an Introduction by Montague Rhodes James.

      Oxford, printed at the University Press by John Johnson, 1927.1927, folio, approximately 365 x 275 mm, 14½ x 11 inches, title page in red and black, coloured frontispiece heightened with gold, 41 collotype monotone plates, 2 images to each plate plus plate of intials, 67 pages, original publisher's half green morocco, green cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine, gilt top edge. Binding lightly rubbed, fading to upper cover, slight fading to lower cover, slight shelf wear to edges, top corner missing from first free endpaper, neat ink name to first free endpaper, otherwise a good tight copy printed on good quality paper, text and plates clean. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Jahrbuch der Einbandkunst 2.-4. Jahrgang 1928-1930 in zwei Bänden H A L B F R A N Z B Ä N D E

      Leipzig, Verlag für Einbandkunst,. . Vollständige Ausgabe in 2 prächtigen Handeinbänden der Zeit: jeweils echter Halbfranzband (Maroquin-Halbleder / HLdr) kl.folio im Format 22 x 31,6 cm mit grünem Lederrücken, handgestochenem Kopfband, Lederhäubchen, vier erhabenen Dreifach-Bünden, Rückentitel in Goldprägung und Kopffarbschnitt. VII,234 und 167 Seiten, mit 144 - teilweise ganzseitigen - Fotoabbildungen von Bucheinbänden der Vergangenheit und Gegenwart auf Kunstdruckpapier. - Aus dem Inhalt: - Erste Auflage, EA, Erstausgabe in sehr guter Erhaltung. - "Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: Die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim Pergamentbande durch den Rücken gezogen werden). Bei Dünndruckpapier werden die Lagen zum Heften leicht vorgeritzt. Ein Einsägen oder gar Einraspeln der Bünde findet nicht statt. Oben wird das Buch beschnitten und erhält nicht nur der Schönheit willen Goldschnitt, sondern diese feine Metallschicht schützt vielmehr die dem Lichte und Staub am meisten ausgesetzte Schnittfläche vor deren schädlichen Einflüssen. Die Deckel werden in einem tiefen Falz angesetzt, mit den Bünden nach außen. Ein Herausreißen aus der Decke ist somit nur unter Zuhilfenahme von Werkzeug möglich. Zum Kapital wird kein schlappes maschinengewebtes Bändchen verwendet, sondern das Kapital wird von Hand mit dem Buchblock umstochen, gibt dadurch dem Rücken einen festen Abschluß und bietet zugleich dem späteren Ledereinschlag ("Häubchen") die Unterlage. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können." Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder- und Lederarbeiten in München, Dienerstrasse 14. - Wichtige Veröffentlichung zur Einbandkunde alter und neuer Zeit. Die Herausgeber haben "sich zur Aufgabe gemacht, der Einbandkunst aller Zeiten und Länder zu dienen, durch wissenschaftliche Erforschung der alten und durch Darstellung der modernen Zeit . . . Das Jahrbuch will dem Bucheinbandforscher eine Stätte sein, wo er die Ergebnisse seiner Forschung veröffentlichen kann." (Vorwort). - Mit Beiträgen von Otto Dorfner, D.Cockerell, H.Endres, H.Fürstenberg, E.P.Goldschmidt, K.Haebler, G.D.Hobson, M.J. Husung, E.Kyriss, H.Loubier, E.Preetorius, I.Schunke u. a. - Es erschienen insgesamt die Jahrgänge I-IV (1927, 1928 und als Doppelnummer 1929/30), 1937 erschien noch ein 5.Jahrgang (Buch und Schrift. Jahrbuch des Deutschen Vereins für Buch- und Schriftkunde, Bd. X). Der "Deutsche Verein für Buch- und Schriftkunde" ging 1937 in der "Gesellschaft der Freunde des Deutschen Buchmuseums" auf

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        Das Männchen kommt zum Zauberer. Eine neue Bildergeschichte vom Männchen - (The Male is a Magician . A new picture story from the Male)

      Herbert Stuffer, Berlin 1927 - a rare early German childrens book consisting of 16 pages with 20 hand-coloured illustrations and verses. Front cover illustration ( the male pulling a cart on which a Mohr doll sitting and holding a balloon ) and colored vignette ( doll with male the Magician ) on the back cover. In 1922 a self-published tiny edition of 46 copies with handwritten text & drawings was issued. Four titles were published by Herbert Stuffer between 1926 and 1938 of which this is the scarcest. first printed edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 16 pages. Text is in German. yellow cloth spine very worn. Previous owner's neat inscription inside front cover in pencil. Illustrator: Conny Meissen. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Children; Germany; 1920s; German Language; Children. Inventory No: 2720. This book is very light, and may be shipped for less than the standard book cost quoted at this site. Member of the P.B.F.A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tarka the Otter

      G.P.Putnam's Sons, London, 1927. 1st edition. Hardcover. Introduction by Sir John Fortescue. Nice brown boards with gilt spine lettering, clean pages, a little spotting on the front text block, slight edge-browning on the endpapers. Lovely wood-block design by Hester Sainsbury on the front of the dustjacket, which is slightly rubbed and slightly browned to the spine, with some light repairs at the extremities. A very decent example of the trade printing of the author's most famous work.

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        The Diffraction of Electrons by a Crystal of Nickel in The Physical Review, Vol. 30, No. 6, December 1927, pp. 705-741

      FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS of Davisson and Germer's famous 1927 experiment confirming de Broglie's hypothesis on matter waves, a key pillar of the emerging theories of quantum mechanics. The Davisson-Germer experiment demonstrated the wave-like nature of electrons by showing that they could be diffracted by a nickel crystal, and in so doing, provided important experimental support for de Broglie's theory of 'matter waves,' Bohr's theory of complementarity and Schrodinger's theory of wave mechanics. Their experiment did not begin as a test of the wave theory. They 'were studying the surface of a piece of metallic nickel by bombarding it with electrons, and observing how many electrons were scattered at various angles. During the experiment an accident occurred. Air entered the vacuum tube containing the nickel target, so that an oxide film formed on its surface. To reduce the oxide on the target the two experimenters heated the nickel to high temperatures. The effect of this was that large crystals were formed in the metal. When they repeated the experiment they obtained quite different results. Peaks in the intensity of the reflected electrons occurred at specific angles, in contrast to what they had observed before the accident. They immediately noticed the similarity of this behavior to the diffraction of X-rays by crystals. It was thus that Davisson and Germer discovered electron waves" (Dardo, Nobel Laureates and Twentieth-Century Physics, 197-198). The wave nature of the electron had been established. In April of the same year, 1927, Davisson and Germer published a small and very cautious announcement of their findings in Nature. The Physical Review paper is lengthy and is "a detailed, comprehensive report on experiments performed, conclusions reached and questions left unanswered. One of the significant features of the paper was its thoughtful examination of the possible ways of interpreting the systematic differences between observed and calculated electron wavelengths" (Physics Today, January 1978, 40). Their writing makes clear that between the March announcement in Nature and April when the Physical Review abstract was first prepared, they had "already gone beyond the point of using the 'known' structure of the nickel crystal to find out about the possibility of the wave properties of the electron: they were now using the 'known' electron waves to learn new facts about the nickel crystal" (Physics Today, 39). Davisson and Germer showed that waves are not simply mathematical conveniences, but have observable physical effects. Just as Compton showed that waves could act like particles, Davisson and Germer showed that particles could act as waves. Compton's work, together with that of Davisson and Germer established the wave particle duality hypothesis so fundamental to quantum theory. CONDITION & DETAILS: Minneapolis: American Physical Society. The Physical Review, Vol. 30, No. 6, December 1927, pp. 705-741. Quarto (10 x 7 inches; 250 x 175mm). The original wraps are toned and faded, more so at the edges. There is chipping with minor loss at the head of the spine and a small corner of the lower left rear wrap is missing; slight crease at the center foot of the textblock. There is a very, very slight stain at the foot of about three quarter of the pages, but one does have to look carefully to see it. Withal, the issue remains tightly and solidly bound.

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        On the Quantum Theory of the Emission and Absorption of Radiation" and "The Quantum Theory of Dispersion" in Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series A, Vol. CXIV, 1927, pp. 243-265

      1927 omputation of the coefficient of spontaneous emission of an atom (Wikipedia). He "supplied a systematic procedure for transferring the characteristic quantum phenomenon of discreteness of physical quantities from the quantum mechanical treatment of particles to a corresponding treatment of field. Employing the quantum mechanical theory of the harmonic oscillator, Dirac gave a theoretical description of how photons appear in the quantization of the electromagnetic radiation field. Later, Dirac's procedure became a model for the quantization of other fields as well" (Stanford website). CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Harrison and Sons. In Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series A. Vol. CXIV. Entire volume. Quarto (10 x 7 inches; 250 x 175mm). Ex-libris bearing a bookplate on the front and rear pastedowns; small blindstamp on title page; there are no markings on the spine. Bound in light red buckram; a bit faded at the spine. Very slight scuffing at the edges. Tightly and very solidly bound. Clean and brought throughout. Very good condition.

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        Modes and Manners of the Nineteenth Century:

      London: London, J. M. Dent & Sons Limited; New York, E. P. Dutton & Co,, 1927. As Represented in the Pictures and Engravings of the Time. Translated from the German by M. Edwardes. With an Introduction by Grace Rhys. 4 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in contemporary blue-green half morocco, compartments tooled in gilt, raised bands, titles to spines direct, blue cloth sides, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated throughout with chromolithographic plates, photographic plates and illustrations in the text. Second edition in English, revised and enlarged, the first to include a fourth volume. A copiously illustrated book on European fashion and manners between 1790 and 1878, modes and manners was originally published in Germany under the title Die mode: Menschen und Moden im neunzehnten Jahrhundert nach Bildern und Kupfern der Zeit in 1907, and in the UK in 1909. The fourth volume brings up this recognised standard on fashion to 1914 and the "Modern Amazon".

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        Malerei Fotografie Film

      München: Albert Langen Verlag, 1927. A little frayed at the spine tips, else very good in yellow boards lacking the rare dust wrapper. The first notable copy of this landmark publication I have seen or handled.. Second edition, following the scarce 1925 edition. Published as Bauhaus Bücher 8, edited by Moholy-Nagy and Walter Gropius. A fine contemporary presentation copy, SIGNED by Moholy-Nagy and INSCRIBED in 1928 to lumber baron Adolf Sommerfeld, who was responsible for financing several Bauhaus projects involving both Walter Gropius and Moholy: "damit man nicht streitet [translation: so that one does not argue] / für Herr Sommerfeld / Moholy = Nagy / 3 VII 28". Illustrated with photographs and collages by Moholy-Nagy, Renger-Patzsch, Man Ray, etc., and setting out the thesis of the New Vision photographers, artists, and graphic designers. The juxtaposition of photography and typography was of particular importance to Moholy-Nagy, and the interplay of these elements is one reason for the enduring influence this book has on all the media it portrays. (Roth 44-45; Parr / Badger, v1, 91-92; Open Book 60-61; Auer 121).

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        Mosquitoes

      Boni and Liveright, New York 1927 - First edition of this second novel, first state of the dust jacket with the mosquito pattern and the printed price of $2,50, 12mo, 349 pages, near fine copy in very good dust jacket, with spine faded and slightly rubbed at extremities, protected in a fine matching clamshell box by Julie Nadot. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Roger Sheringham and the Vane Mystery

      London: W. Collins Sons and co., 1927., 1927. First Edition. Octavo. Bound in publisher's blue cloth, with red titles to front board and spine. In pictorial dust wrapper, which depicts in black and blue, a disembodied hand, a fleeing woman, and a question mark, titles to spine, and blurb, advertising matter, and sillhouette biplane to rear cover. The binding is tight, and the text shows minor spotting throughout. The colours of the dust wrapper remain bright, with a number of minor chips to edges of front cover, a missing section to the top corner of the rear cover and a second at the top of spine which removes the "Ro" and "She" of the title. A presentable copy, rare with its dust wrapper.

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        Negro Drawings

      New York:: Knopf,. First edition. vg. 1927.

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        Madame L'Archiduc. Operette in drei Akten. Musik von Jacques Offenbach. Text nach Albert Millaud von Karl Kraus

      Wien, R. Lanyi 1927.. 131 S. OKart. EA Kerry HN 14a - Mit eigenhändigen Namenszug "9. Okt. Karl Kraus" a. d. Titelbl.

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        Tre Secoli Di Vita Milanese (1630-1875).

      Hoepli,, Milano 1927.. xv (1), 868 pp Con 610 fotoincisioni, 19 facsimili e 9 riproduzioni a colori entro e fuori testo. 4°. riccamente decorato legatoria in pelle.. Eccellente stato di conservazione e solidalmente legato. Studio su tutto cio che interessa Milano nei documenti iconografici: stampe, disegni, editti, proclami, piante, vedute, carte geografiche etc. Il tutto attraverso una ricca documentazione fotografica: piu di 600 incis., facsimili e tavv. a colori.

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        The Bakhshali manuscript, a study in mediæval mathematics. Parts 1 & II & Part III. (Archaeological Survey of India (Series), v. 43)

      Calcutta, Government of India central publication branch; [etc., etc.] 1927-1933. - complete, 3 v. in 2 illus., facsims., tables (1 fold.) 33 cm. blue leather binding. pt. I. Introduction. 1927. -pt. II. The text. 1927. -pt. III. The text re-arranged. 1933. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1927 Signed Babe Ruth ball! American League Baseball signed by Hall of Famers Babe Ruth, Miller J. Huggins, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Tony Lazzeri, Frank Frisch, and Waite Hoyt and seven others including Urban Shocker

      [Florida], [March 25-26, 1927] Official American League Baseball (Ban Johnson, President) Signed ?Babe Ruth? (?7?) on the sweet spot, and ?M.J. Huggins? (?6-7?), ?G.C. Alexander? (?7?), ?Urban Shocker? (?7-8?), ?Tony Lazzeri? (?5-6?), ?Frank Frisch? (?6-7?), ?Waite Hoyt? (?8?), ?Dutch Ruether,? ?Bennie Bengough,? ?Bob Shawkey,? ?Roy Chesterfield,? ?Virgil Davis? and ?Hi Ferrill.? Toned, with flaking, with a light application of shellac. All the foregoing names, except two, were members of the 1927 New York Yankees: Grover Cleveland Alexander and Frank Frisch played for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1927. Alexander is the toughest autograph of all the inaugural Hall of Fame inductees alive for the 1939 opening. Shocker died in 1928, Huggins in 1929.The Cardinals had defeated the Yankees in the 1926 World Series in seven games. From Grover Cleveland Alexander?s plaque in the Hall of Fame: ?Won 1926 World Championship for Cardinals by striking out Lazzeri with bases full

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        Hledani ztraceneho casu. Prelozili Jar. Vobrubova-Koutecka a Jar. Zaoralek. 13 Bände.

      Praha, Odeon, 1927.. 8°. Zusammen ca. 3500 Seiten. Orig.-Halbleinenbände. Titelblätter und Typographie von Karel Teige. Erste tschechische Ausgabe. First czech edition.. Einbände bestoßen, Rücken stellenw. repariert. Ein Einband stärker fleckig. Reste eines Exlibris auf allen Innendeckeln. Innen teilw. Geringfügig fleckig.

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        ?Spirit of St. Louis? fabric accompanied by a studio photograph taken in Paris, signed by Lindbergh on his last day in the French capital as he prepared to return home to America after his historic transatlantic flight

      Photograph Signed ?To George Wingay / With best wishes / Charles A. Lindbergh / June 3, 1927.? Sepia, 8? x 11?. In lower white margin: ?47 rue Dumont d?Urville G.L. Manuel Frères.? Affixed to an 8.75? x 12? studio matte. Undoubtedly taken at Studio G.L. Manuel Frères in Paris shortly after Lindbergh completed his solo transatlantic flight, landing at Le Bourget field on May 21, 1927. Fine condition.Matted with a piece of fabric from ?Spirit of St. Louis,? ½ inch by ½ inch, and four 7.5? x 6? photographs of aviator Lindbergh and two identification plaques. Framed under glass to 39? x 35.5?.Col. Charles A. Lindbergh signed this photograph on June 3, 1927, his last day in Paris. On the morning of June 4, 1927, Lindbergh flew aboard a French army biplane from Le Bourget to Cherbourg, the French port in Normandy where the USS ?Memphis? was docked. His plane, ?Spirit of St. Louis,? was already on the American cruiser, packed in two long wooden crates weighing three tons. At 4:

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        NOW WE ARE SIX

      London: Methuen, [1927].. Maroon cloth, stamped in gilt, t.e.g. Illustrations by E.H. Shepard. First edition of the third major title in the Christopher Robin cycle. Usual slight offset from free endsheets to gutters of adjoining text leaves, tips faintly rubbed, otherwise very good and bright in darkened, smudged and lightly chipped dust jacket.

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        The Book of the Flower Fairies. Poems and Pictures.

      . London and Glasgow: Blackie & Son Ltd. [1927]. 71 full colourplates + 92 pp. Publisher's pictorial cloth, spine weakly faded and stained. * 1st collected edition..

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        Das Wunderhaus. Ein Bilderbuch zum Drehen, Bewegen und Verwandeln.

      Berlin: Herbert Stuffer Verlag 1927.. 6 Blatt und 2 Schablonen. Illustrierte orig. Halbleinwand (der Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen, der hintere Buchdeckel mit einem schwachen Fleck, zwei Blatt leicht fingerfleckig, sonst ungewöhnlich gutes und sauberes Exemplar). Gr.-8°. fest gebunden. Relativ seltene erste Ausgabe des berühmten Kinderbuchs von der Nichte Sigmund Freuds. Leider fehlt das farbige Blatt aus der Mappe am Ende des Buches. --- BITTE beachten Sie: Bestellungen, die mich in der Zeit bis zum 21.8. erreichen, können erst ab dem 22.8. bearbeitet werden, danke!

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        VENDANGES.

      - Lausanne, Verseau, 1927. 23,5x29 cm. Élégante reliure en demi maroquin vert à coins. Dos à 5 nerfs, portant titre et auteur en lettres dorées. Papier non ébarbé. Un des 300 exemplaires de l'édition originale sur Hollande teinté des papeteries Van Gelder Zonen (n° 391). Ouvrage orné de 3 bois originaux d'Henry BISCHOFF. Couverture d'origine conservée. Ouvrage en très bon état. Papier frais à grandes marges. Envoi de photographies sur demande. La Librairie de l'Univers offre aux clients AbeBooks 15% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 700 EUR [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Repose on the flight to Egypt".

      . Radierung, aquarelliert, auf festem chamoisfarbenem Japan, signiert, betitelt und bezeichnet "Dr. Dani Bormann". 16:13,5 cm.. Ãœber die Künstlerin Franzi Wilfer Horst ist kaum etwas bekannt. Sie lebte wohl zeitweise in Brasilien, wo sie auch als Bildhauerin tätig war, und war Mitglied im Künstlerbund Klosterneuburg (dort Franziska Horst-Wilfer), wo sie 1927 ausgestellt hatte. Möglicherweise war sie verwandt oder verheiratet mit dem österreichischen, in Klosterneuburg wirkenden Landschaftsmaler Franz Horst (1862-1950).

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        "Seitenübermalung IV", 1953.

      . Gouache auf gedrucktem Text (Buchseite aus Darwins "Ãœber die Entstehung der Arten"). 15,5 x 24 cm, signiert u. datiert.. (Hans Bischoffshausen, Feld am See/Ktn. 1927-1987 Villach)

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        Shires and Provinces

      London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1927. Second impression.. Large 4to. (13.5 x 10.5 inches). pp.xiv + 195. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards with 16 full-page colour plates, tissue-guards with letterpress. Additional b/w illusts. Original cloth. Plain green/grey dustwrapper with printed paper label, just-chipped to head and foot of marked backstrip, mild edgewear, now in removable, protective sleeve. Fore and lower edges uncut. Gift inscription to front free endpaper (1946), with signs of earlier owner's name erased. Trifle light spotting to free endpapers. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A Very Good copy indeed in a Very Good d/w. Heavy book, requiring extra postage. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        L'honneur de souffrir.

      Grasset 1927 - - Grasset, Paris 1927. - Edition originale, un des 23 exemplaires numérotés sur Chine, tirage de tête. Envoi autographe signé de l&#39 auteur, à pleine page, au docteur Laubry. Petites rousseurs marginales page 129 occasionnées par un signet de lecture, une légère déchirure recollée en tête du dos. Bel exemplaire sous double couverture. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Bibliotheca Bacchica, 2 vols.--Tome I: Incunables / Incunabula & Tome II: Seizieme Siecle; Bibliographie Raisonnee des Ouvrages Imprimes avant 1800 et illustrant la Soif Humaine; Sous Tous Ses Aspects, Chez Tous Les Peuples et Dans Tous Les Temps par Andre L. Simon

      London: Maggs Brothers. 1927/1932. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volumes, complete. Limited first editions (vol. I is number 58 of 250 hand-numbered copies, vol. II is number 35 of 275 hand-numbered copies)-- vol. I is from 1927, vol. II is fromt 1932. Quartos, cloth-backed boards, gilt title on spines, 237 + 255 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Very Good ex-library copies with minor treatments (bookplates on the front pastedowns, a few small stamps), minor age-toning or discoloration to some of the pages, some wear to the tips and edges of the covers, no dust jackets or slipcases. Text in French. A rare set.

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        Young India by Mahat'ma Gandhi 1924-1926 (Second Series)

      The Viking Press 1927 - Near fine first U.S. Edition in original blue cloth covered boards. Gold stamped lettering adorning the cover and spine. The Viking Press, 1927 stated on the title page with no mention of later printings. Slight rubbing on the corners and spine ends. Very slight soiling of the page edges; otherwise a nice, bright, square copy. Small book seller sticker affixed to the back pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Bibliotheca Bacchica, 2 vols.--Tome I: Incunables / Incunabula & Tome II: Seizieme Siecle; Bibliographie Raisonnee des Ouvrages Imprimes avant 1800 et illustrant la Soif Humaine; Sous Tous Ses Aspects, Chez Tous Les Peuples et Dans Tous Les Temps par Andre L. Simon

      London: Maggs Brothers. 1927/1932. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volumes, complete. Limited first editions (vol. I is number 58 of 250 hand-numbered copies, vol. II is number 35 of 275 hand-numbered copies)-- vol. I is from 1927, vol. II is fromt 1932. Quartos, cloth-backed boards, gilt title on spines, 237 + 255 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Very Good ex-library copies with minor treatments (bookplates on the front pastedowns, a few small stamps), minor age-toning or discoloration to some of the pages, some wear to the tips and edges of the covers, no dust jackets or slipcases. Text in French. A rare set.

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        Jahrbuch der Einbandkunst. Hrsg. von Hans Loubier und Erhard Klette.

      Leipzig, Verlag für Einbandkunst, 1927-30... Jahrgang I-IV (1927-30) in 3 Bänden. Mit zahlr. Abbildungen auf 256 Tafeln. XII, 253 S., 1 Bl.; 234 S., 2 Bll.; VII, 167 S. 32,3 : 22 cm. Priv. Pergamentbände mit Ãœberstehkanten auf 7 durchgezogenen Bünden, Leder-Rückenschild, jeweils in Halbleinenschuber mit künstlerisch gestalteten Bezugspapieren.. * Mejer/Herbst 2186. - Schönes, in Ganzpergament gebundenes Exemplar. Wichtige Veröffentlichung zur alten und neuen Einbandkunst. Die Herausgeber haben "sich zur Aufgabe gemacht, der Einbandkunst aller Zeiten und Länder zu dienen, durch wissenschaftliche Erforschung der alten und durch Darstellung der modernen Zeit ... Das Jahrbuch will dem Bucheinbandforscher eine Stätte sein, wo er die Ergebnisse seiner Forschung veröffentlichen kann." (Vorwort). - Mit Beiträgen von D. Cockerell, H. Endres, H. Fürstenberg, E. P. Goldschmidt, K. Haebler, G. D. Hobson, M. J. Husung, E. Kyriss, H. Loubier, E. Preetorius, I. Schunke u. a. - Es erschienen insges. die vorliegenden Jgge. I-IV (1927, 1928 und als Doppelnummer 1929/30). - 1937 erschien noch ein 5. Jg. (Buch und Schrift. Jahrbuch des Dt. Vereins für Buch- und Schriftkunde, Bd. X). Der "Deutsche Verein für Buch- und Schriftkunde" ging 1937 in der "Gesellschaft der Freunde des Deutschen Buchmuseums auf. - Jahrgang 1928 Im seitlichen Schnitt deutlicher stockfleckig. - Insges. sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar in privaten Pergamentbänden.

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        Scarce inscribed and signed photograph of Fatty Arbuckle

      Scarce Photograph Signed "Roscoe Arbuckle / July 9th / 1927 / Cleveland / Ohio," 7.5" x 9.25"and inscribed to a fan over medium-tone areas at lower left of image. A serious head-and-shoulders close-up of the actor by Melbourne Spurr of Hollywood (blind stamped at lower right). Pin holes in all corners, three file holes along left edge, wear at corners including minor loss lower right and fold lower left.Arbuckle's 1927 comedy show in Cleveland was notable for its opening act, a little-known English comedian whom Arbuckle would help establish in Hollywood; the youngster's name was Bob Hope.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Armance

      Blanchetière, Paris 1927 - Edition du Centenaire ornée de gravures au burin sur cuivre d'A-F de Cosyns. Paris, Blanchetière , 1927, texte et suites reliés en 2 volumes in-8°, plein maroquin bleu marine, dos à 4 nerfs ornés aux petits fers, plats encadrés d'un double filet doré avec décor aux angles, cuivre du frontispice incrusté dans le plat supérieur du volume contenant le texte, dentelle intérieure décorée, gardes de moire bleue, têtes dorées, couvertures conservées, sous étui cartonnés gainé et bordé. Très belles reliures executées avec grand soin et signées BELLEVALLEE. La plus belle édition illustrée de cet ouvrage, l'unique de sa composition. Cet ouvrage a été tiré à 202 exemplaires num. Celui-ci est l'exemplaire n°1, le seul tiré sur vieux Japon avec état définitif des gravures tiré en noir. EN outre, il contient: 1°) 34 dessins originaux de A-F Cosyns au lavis sépia signés: soit les 33 illustr. plus un titre inédit 2°) Le cuivre original gravé du frontispice 3°) Une triple suite des illustrations en noir sur Japon ancien, en bistre et en vert bronze sur Arches 4°) 268 épreuves diverses des planches, soit une double suite en noir sur Japon ancien et sur vélin d'Arches de tous les états des planches [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Now We Are Six

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,, 1927. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard . Small quarto. Original oatmeal cloth-backed orange paper boards, title label to front board printed in black, edges untrimmed, partly unopened. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by Sheppard. Overall a very good copy. Scarce in such a nice wrapper as this. A bright copy in excellent condition in a lightly dust-soiled jacket with a few minor chips and a toned spine panel. Signed limited edition, large paper issue. Number 134 of 200 copies printed on hand-made paper and signed by both Milne and Shepard. With the spare title label pasted onto the rear pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        EGYPTIAN GRAMMAR Being an Introduction to the Study of Hieroglyphs. AUTHOR'S COPY WITH HIS MANUSCRIPT CORRECTIONS.

      Oxford, at the Clarendon Press, 1927.FIRST EDITION 1927, 4to, approximately 280 x 215 mm, 11 x 8¾ inches, frontispiece and 1 plate, pages: xxviii, 595 including vocabulary and index, original publisher's dark blue buckram, gilt rules and lettering to spine. Ex library copy with faint number to tail of spine, a few light scratches to binding, bookplate removed from front pastedown, front inner paper hinge partly cracked and neatly reglued, binding tight and firm, 2 small faint library stamps on reverse of title page, no other library signs, very slight pale foxing to Plate II, a few light ink spots on page 27, no loss, small pale stain to lower corners of 444 and 445, contents otherwise clean. A very good copy. The author has handwritten in ink 80 alterations, additions and corrections on slips of lined paper, varying from a line or two to numerous lines, these have been inserted in the relevant places with 1 or two pieces of thin gummed strip. In addition the author has made about 100 ink amendments and alterations on the book itself varying from 1 word corrections to several sentences especially in the lower margins. At the beginning of the book there is a list 30 Additions and Corrections which include 15 of those written on inserted paper slips and 9 of those written directly on the book pages. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Signature on a page from his book

      1927 - Signed vintage photograph on the back of an original 1927 image of Lindbergh standing in front of the Spirit of St. Louis. This page, which measures 7.25 x 5 inches, was removed from the book "We," his account of his transatlantic flight, published in July 1927 by G.P. Putnam and Sons. On the back of the photo George P. Putnam has written in his distinct hand: "Oct. 25, 1927 - Dear Kip - Wishing you success at St. Georges School." Directly beneath, Lindbergh has written "Sincerely" followed by his name in full. Light dust-soiling; otherwise very good condition.

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        A year after Churchill and Arthur Steel-Maitland banded together against the General Strike of 1926, Churchill writes a lengthy, stern and frank handwritten letter to Steel-Maitland, discussing ?Nevilles [Chamberlain] position,? but later apologizes for his honesty, saying, ?I am sorry to have to be so plain.?

      Autograph Letter Signed ?Winston S. Churchill? on Parliament ?Treasury Chambers? stationery, 4 pages, 5? x 8?, front and verso, on two conjoined sheets. London, England, October 18, 1927. Fine Condition. Carbon copy of response is included. Arthur Steel-Maitland (1876-1935) was a British conservative politician, who was Chairman of the Conservative Party from 1911 to 1916, held office in David Lloyd George?s parliament (1915-1919), and was the Minister of Labour for Stanley Baldwin from 1924 until 1929, when that government was dissolved. The letter, in full, reads, ?My dear Arthur, / The cabinet decided on June 15 that yr Bill shd only be framed ?on the basis of no change immediate or prospective in the principles of finance at present governing Unemployment Insurance.? I was assured of yr acceptance of this basis not only by yrself, but by the Prime Minister. Otherwise I am sure that in view uited (?) alia of Nevilles position, you wd not have b

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        The World Crisis. COMPLETE SET IN 6 VOLUMES, THE LAST 2 VOLUMES ARE FIRST EDITIONS.

      Thornton Butterworth Ltd, London. - This is a very good hardback copy in the original blue cloth covers with the title in gilt on the spine. 1927 - 1931. This really is a very nice set, having been kept in a glass fronted bookcase & the spines are not faded. For any enquiries please do get in touch. If you are ever in Bath, please visit our bookshop Bath Old Books, although this book is not in the shop but in my bookroom at home. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Steven Ferdinando PBFA]
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        NUITS DE PRINCES. LA COLLECTION ORIGINALE N°17.

      Paris Mornay Antoinette & Georges 1927. 15x20.4 cm., 326 pp., édition avec gravures de Charles Auguste Edelmann. Relié demi-maroquin rouge à coins, signée par Laurent Peeters - Anvers. Filet doré cernant les plats de pap., dos orné, dos à 4 nerfs et finnement fleuronnés dorés (décor floral), tête dorée, couverture imprimée d'éditeur. Tirage limité de 700 ex. dont 640 ex. sur rives numérotés de 61 à 700.

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        Der Engel vom Westlichen Fenster. Roman.

      Leipzig : Grethlein & Co, 1927.. Erstauflage, EA 440 S. 8°, Pappband mit Leinenrücken. von Gustav Meyrink gewidmet, datiert und signiert " frau Berta Graf in freundschaft Gustav Meyring 7. Nov. 1927 ", Einband etwas begriffen und angestaubt, sonst guter Zustand

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        Men Without Women

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927 First edition, first printing. One of 7,650 copies. Publisher's black cloth, gold title panels with black lettering to the front board and spine, pictorial endpapers with bull illustration and stripes in yellow; in the original first issue dust jacket without blurbs to the front panel, bull illustration and stripes to the front panel in orange, black lettering, bull illustration to the spine in black. A bright copy, with some light wear and rubbing to the extremities, minor toning to the spine, bright and fresh interior; unclipped dust jacket, with light wear and a few minor nicks to the extremities, a few light spots of minor soiling to the otherwise bright panels, light soiling and a vertical crease to the spine, else fine. Overall, a near fine and attractive copy, free of any restoration or repair. Hanneman A7a. Men Without Women is Hemingway's second collection of short stories, comprised of ten previously published and 4 previously unpublished pieces. Specifically, it includes "The Undefeated," "In Another Country," "Hills like White Elephants," "The Killers," "Che ti dice la Patria?," "Fifty Grand," "A Simple Enquiry," "Ten Indians," "A Canary for One," "An Alpine Idyll," "A Pursuit Race," "To-Day is Friday," "Banal Story," and "Now I Lay Me." Men Without Women was influenced by Hemingway's travels throughout Europe in the 1920s, with many stories set in Spain and Italy. In classic Hemingway fashion, this early collection also addresses the themes of World War I, bullfighting, and boxing.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1927 - Small quarto. Original oatmeal cloth-backed orange paper boards, title label to front board printed in black, edges untrimmed, partly unopened. With the dust jacket. Overall a very good copy. Scarce in such a nice wrapper as this. A bright copy in excellent condition in a lightly dust-soiled jacket with a few minor chips and a toned spine panel. Illustrated throughout by Sheppard. Signed limited edition, large paper issue. Number 134 of 200 copies printed on hand-made paper and signed by both Milne and Shepard. With the spare title label pasted onto the rear pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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