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        A Collection of Motivational Poster Cards (Poster Sales Letters)

      Chicago. C.J. Howard. 1927. Collection is contained in original imprinted cardboard C.J. Howard packaging box. 7"x4.75" when closed (horizontal folding card).7"x9.5" when opened. Each card presents a striking Art Deco multicolored lithograph and various coloured borders and decorations printed upon folded heavy card stock. Early in the 1920s Charles Mather, who worked for his family’s Chicago printing house, the Mather Company, took an idea brought to him by one of the firm’s salesmen, Charles Howard Rosenfeld. What Rosenfeld proposed was a series of posters whose focus was to give workers incentive to work better and to work harder. Mather called these prints, “Constructive Organization Posters.” These posters were made to be placed on office and factory walls and were expected to inspire workers to do their best. & Mather sold his posters by subscription and produced more than 300 varieties between 1923 and 1929.In 1925 Rosenfeld and another employee broke from Mather to form their own company, the C. J. Howard Company, to sell incentive cards to be displayed on desks in a re-useable easel. & These cards and posters were printed as multicolored lithographs to produce easily readable images accompanied by tagline messages promoting such admirable qualities as teamwork, punctuality, loyalty, and safety." -Rockwell Museum& & "At the dawn of the 20th century, managers had been skeptical about using visual images as communication tools because their appeals to the emotions contradicted prevailing Protestant notions of self-discipline. By deploying motivational posters and illustrated booklets managers began to loosen their former dependence on rationalism and to explore the potential of aesthetics to regulate the emotional environment. In doing so they honed their abilities to define the “correct” forms of selfhood in the factory and to habituate workers to the kinds of values and behaviors that managers deemed appropriate and necessary for the harmonization of workplace relations. This collection represents Motivational Aesthetics- the design rationales and sales techniques of the Syndicate’s two main companies, Mather (which sold motivational posters) and C.J. Howard (which sold motivational booklets for foremen) as a case study of how managers and motivational specialists honed their abilities to cultivate workplace cooperation in the 1920s. Drawing from recent studies of emotion and affect omne may interpret the post-World War I factory as a realm of aesthetic training where habits and dispositions were actively shaped."-David Gray& & Cards are in Very Fine, pristine condition, retaining their original clarity and luminesence. Box presents repaired splitting to both horizontal sides and various minor rubbing - still quite functional and bright. A stunning and complete gathering of an important component of American Business,Labor and Advertising history. Only one other extant complete collection found - in the holdings of the Smithsonian Institution.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB]
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        I PROMESSI SPOSI storia milanese del secolo XVII scoperta e rifatta da ALESSANDRO MANZONI con proemio di MICHELE SCHERILLO e illustrazioni di G. B. GALIZZI.

      Ist. Nazionale di Arti grafiche,, Bergamo, 1927 - Volume in 4° legato in pelle figurata impressa, titolo in oro al piatto ed al dorso, sguardie con gigli di Firenze, bianche, antiporta figurata con il ritratto dell'Autore, velina, frontespizio stampato a due colori, occhiello, prefazione, XXIII, 396 pp., numerose illustrazioni nt., 46 tavole ft., bianche finali. Rara edizione dell'intramontabile romanzo del Manzoni illustrata da armoniose tavole a colori e china, queste ultime anche intercalate nt. in piacevoli e simpatiche vignette. Una lievissima spellatura al bordo inferiore della legatura è l'unica menda da citare, in bello stato con il suo cofanetto rigido, di piacevolissima lettura, un piacere da sfogliare, bella.

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        Sonnets pour Helene

      Paris: Les Livres de Louis Jou. 1927. One of 225 copies on papier verge from a total issue of 258 copies. Page size: 10 7/8 x 7 5/8 "; 26.5 x 19.3 mm. Bound by LOUIS JOU: hand-painted vellum binding the title in red broken by an elaborate intertwining vine in heavy gold gilt, a single vine border repeated at top and bottom of front cover, author and title in red on spine separated with gilt leaves, gilt vine rondel on back panel. Top edge gilt, original wrappers bound in, fine. & Louis Jou (1882-1968), although born in Spain, spent most of his life in Paris creating beautiful books. Calling himself "artisan" not "maitre" Jou was nonetheless a master craftsman and designer of books. His type designs, woodcuts, and printing put him in the front ranks of great printers of the twentieth century. He designed few bindings to accompany his books, but those that do exist attest to his art there as well as on the interior of the book. SONNETS POUR HELENE is printed in red and black throughout and each page has numerous type ornaments and four woodcut initials on each page. The book is a lovely combination of binding and woodcuts and typography from one of the masters. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/2640.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        Sonnets Pour Helene

      Paris: Les Livres de Louis Jou, 1927. Folio. 152 pp. From an edition of 258 copies, this one of 225 on papier vergé. Illustrated with a woodcut portrait of the author on the title-page as well as numerous woodcut headlines, tail pieces, and initial letters all by Louis Jou. Specially bound in full vellum over boards, most likely by Jou (he at least provided the design), although the binding may have been a collaboration with Georges Cretté. The title is calligraphed on the upper cover, surrounded by a swirling, floral gilt pattern. A simple, elegant floral border on the lower cover surrounds a central roundel with a double gilt border, the author&#39;s name and the initials "LJ" calligraphed within. A fine copy in an unusual binding. Housed in a matching slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        GRIMM&#39;S MARCHENSCHATZ

      1927. 1. (TENGGREN,GUSTAF)illus. GRIMM&#39;S MARCHENSCHATZ by The Brothers Grimm. Berlin: Hermann Klemm no date, [1927]. 4to (8 x 10"), newer leather spine, original batik paper boards stamped in gold, 178p., endpapers renewed else near fine. First edition. Illustrated by Tenggren with 32 wonderfully fanciful tipped-in color plates in his best early style! Quite hard to find and some of Tenggren&#39;s finest work.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Campagne de l'Uranie (1817-1820)

      Paris,: SociÈtÈ díÈditions GÈographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales, 1927.. Quarto, with 25 plates in colour and black-and-white, map of "L'Ile Rose"; a very good copy, in the original printed wrappers. A very scarce book, published only in limited numbers: the first published version of Rose de Freycinet's voyage journal: the only great voyage account told from a woman's point of view.Rose de Freycinet was smuggled aboard the Uranie, disguised in men's clothing, before the ship left Toulon in 1817. She returned to France three years later as a heroine after a voyage which had taken her to South America, South Africa, Mauritius, West Australia, Timor, the Moluccas, New Guinea, the Carolines, Guam, Hawaii, and New South Wales. They had survived hardships ranging from an attack by Algerian pirates to their shipwreck in the Falklands, when the Uranie was wrecked in French Bay, forcing Freycinet to purchase the American ship Mercury for the return voyage to France.Rose de Freycinet's journal captures her impressions of the adventure and is especially notable for the twenty-five lovely colour plates after original drawings by Arago and Pellion, including several famous Australian scenes. Hill comments that Madame Freycinet's presence caused some disruption among the crew, but she was immensely popular in most of the voyage's ports of call, and is now recognised as one of the great romantic figures of exploration. Although cautious, Freycinet did not hesitate to name Rose Island in the Samoan island chain as well as "Cap Rose" in Shark Bay, after her.Borba de Moraes, I, p. 328 ("very interesting"); Chadenat, 1607; Hill, 652 (in error listing 28 plates).

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        Casa Rossa

      Verona: Officina Bodoni, 1927. Folio. 56pp. One of 220 copies. Illustrated with seven black & white plates, which reproduce a painting by the Swiss artist Niklaus Stoecklin and six of its details. Stoecklin was influenced by Late Gothic art, as well as by his contemporaries, the Expressionists and Futurists. The text accompanying the images is a fantasy tale written by Ernst Grosse, the noted German ethnologist, inspired by elements of the painting. Privately printed by the press&#39;s proprietor, Hans Mardersteig, for his close friend, the art collector Georg Reinhart. Reinhart purchased the painting from Stoecklin and, in turn, helped launch the artist&#39;s career. In a binding of full vellum with gilt title and rules. Fine in slipcase. T.e.g.

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        Terry, by James Hilton

      London, T. Butterworth, 1927 - Description: 318 p. 20 cm. Subjects: Hilton, James 1900-1954. Near fine copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 318 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        White Wings

      Boni & Liveright, New York 1927 - First edition. Introduction by Donald Ogden Stewart. Fine in very near fine dustwrapper but for a small chip on the crown, but with the primarily white jacket bright and fresh. The exceptionally scarce jacket is of interest in its own right as it contains blurbs from Robert Benchley, Edna Ferber, Sidney Howard, Marc Connelly, George Gershwin and several other notables. A fantasy for the stage based on a passage in *Mr. and Mrs. Haddock Abroad*, a humorous book by Barry's friend Donald Ogden Stewart, the expatriate novelist and screenwriter. Barry and Stewart were longtime friends and collaborators. Stewart won an Oscar for his screenplay based on Barry's *Philadelphia Story*, as well as starred in another Barry play, *Holiday*, where he played a character based on himself. According to Brendan Gill: "Stewart received much praise for his skill in depicting himself." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        (Morte d'Arthur). The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur of his Noble Knights of the Round Table, their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, the Achieving of the San Greal, and in the end, le Morte d'Arthur... The text as... Imprinted by William Caxton at Westminster the Year [1485] and now spelled in modern style,  Embellished with many original designs by Aubrey Beardsley. With an Introduction by Professor John Rhys. And a Note on Aubrey Beardsley by Aymer Vallance.

      (London: J.M. Dent & Co.), 1927.. Third edition thus, one of 1,600 copies, 4to, lv, (i), 538 pp. Frontispiece and one other photogravure plate plus 20 further plates (5 folding) and numerous chapter headings and other illustrations in the text, light, mostly marginal, foxing at the beginning and end. Original gilt decorated black cloth, t.e.g., spine ends and corners slightly worn, upper cover with some faint marks, otherwise a bright copy. Originally published 1893-4, this was Beardsley's first major work at the age of 22, intended by the publishers to rival the productions of William Morris' Kelmscott Press. Much of the work shows the influence of Burne-Jones and the Pre-Raphaelites but also takes in elements of Japanese prints and his regard for Whistler. "...if [Beardsley] had never illustrated another book... Le Morte d'Arthur could stand as a monument of decorative book illustration... Some of these designs (he never called his drawings illustrations) stand as models of economy, none is impoverished" (Lewis, The 20th Century Book, pp148-9).

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop, ABA, ILAB]
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        The A B C of Aesthetics

      Boni and Liveright, NY 1927 - First Edition. 271pp. Very good hardback in publisher's cloth backed decorated boards. Bookplate on front pastedown, otherwise internally very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Armi da fuoco. Caccia - Tiro - Difesa.

      Subject: (Manuali Hoepli). Milano, Hoepli, 1927, 16mo leg. orig. t.tela, tagli rossi, pp. XX-528 + 16 pagine pubblicitarie in fine e con 242 fig. n.t. Prima edizione, rara.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        HOW THE OLD WOMAN GOT HOME

      LONDON THE RICHARDS PRESS LTD PUB 1927. - NF/VG+. BOOK'S REDDISH ORANGE CLOTH IS FINE WITH A VERY SLIGHTLY FADED AREA AT THE TOP EDGE OF THE SPINE PANEL. IN A VERY NICE COPY OF THE RARE DUST JACKET WITH A 1/4" DEEP BY 1" WIDE TRIANGULAR PIECE MISSING AT THE TOP OF THE SPINE PANEL PARTIALLY AFFECTING THE "HOW" OF THE SPINE'S TITLE AND SOME MINOR EDGE TEARS AND CORNER WEAR. AN EXCELLENT COPY OF BOTH THE BOOK AND DUST JACKET. FIRST EDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS]
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        Gouache aquarellée signée Gino Starace pour la couverture de L'Ensorceleuse de Yves Mora.

      Arthème Fayard 1927 Gouache aquarellée signée Gino Starace pour la couverture de L'Ensorceleuse de Yves Mora, n°195 du Livre Populaire, Arthème Fayard, mai 1927. Exécutée sur un carton Canson lavis A à grain satiné de format 17 x 25 cm (marges comprises ; le dessin fait 15 x 24), signées par l'artiste. La cartouche du titre fait partie du dessin original ; un macaron avec le prix de vente est collé. Un papier calque monté sur le haut du canson vient protéger le dessin. Magnifique composition, typique de l'art populaire de Starace, utilisant le motif suggestif et mélodramatique de l'enlèvement. Magnifique état. Giocchino Starace (1859 ? 1950), dit Gino Starace, fut le célèbre illustrateur de la collection du « Livre Populaire » des éditions Arthème Fayard, il en fit un nombre impressionnant de couvertures, choisissant très souvent une scène majeure, violente, étrange, émouvante, du roman, ou bien un portrait saisi dans un sentiment de colère, d'effarement, de terreur. Starace, dit-on, lisait souvent les textes pour choisir la scène qu'il allait composer. Natif de Naples, ce dessinateur italien a dominé presque un demi-siècle de littérature populaire française, grâce à une technique classique irréprochable au service des débordements du genre. Dans Lisibilité, emphase, narrativité (in Tapis Franc n°1, 1988), Daniel Couégnas montre que Starace perçut « la nécessité vitale qui commandait que l'illustration de couverture, cette affiche publicitaire en réduction fût saisie instantanément, appréhendée, déchiffrée de manière univoque par le regard afin de provoquer désir ou curiosité, conditions nécessaires d'une lecture ultérieure du roman ». Il précise que « la force de Starace, c'est sa capacité de synthétiser en une scène les stéréotypes qui renvoient immédiatement le lecteur moyen, médiocrement instruit, à un déjà-lu, ou un déjà-vu, tant historique que dramatique ou psychologique. » Son classicisme marié aux excès mélodramatiques, le choix de couleurs vives, la dynamique du mouvement et l'emphase constituent sa griffe qui culmine avec la folie surréaliste de la série à 65 centimes des Fantômas de Pierre Souvestre et Marcel Allain. Relevons aussi de grands textes de Gaston Leroux (Chéri-Bibi), les Pardaillan de Michel Zévaco, la saga de Rocambole de Ponson du Terrail, Naz-en-l'Air de Souvestre et Allain Très bon couverture rigide Edition originale Signé par l'auteur

      [Bookseller: Librairie Dejolibelle]
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        The Law of Aviation

      Matthew Bender & Co. 1927 - Maroon boards, some edgewear, inscribed on the first blank page by Rowland Fixel. Stains on the first few pages before the table of contents , does not get into the text. Solid binding, overall good plus condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jans Collectables]
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        The Dynasts. An Epic-Drama of the War with Napoleon, in Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, & One Hundred & Thirty Scenes. The Time Covered in the Action Being About Ten Years. Part First

      London: Macmillan, 1927. Large paper edition. Fine/printed dust jackets. Large quarto.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        transition. No. 2 and 3

      Shakespeare and Co., May & June, Paris 1927 - Two issued bound together by Bayntun in full tan calf with gilt frames, ornate gilt spine panels with gilt-stamped title on a black morocco label, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Pp. 185, [5] adverts; [183], [6] adverts, 2 double-sided black & white plates in No. 2 and also in No. 3. Bound without the original wrappers and without the half-title to No. 3, pages tanned as usual. Joints rubbed, outer corner of No. 3 title-page missing with loss to the year, professionally repaired. A beautifully bound, handsome copy of two early issues of this important literary review produced in Paris in the twenties. Sylvia Beach in her book "Shakespeare and Company, talks of 'transition': "All the best Anglo-Saxon and European work of the period appeared in it, much of it for the first time. Of all the reviews I came in contact with, 'transition' was the most vital, the longest-lived, and the review that I felt was most intelligently devoted to the interests of new writing." Contributors include: James Joyce, Gottfried Benn, Elliot Paul, Rainer Maria Rilke, Kay Boyle, William Carlos Williams, Gertrude Stein, Morley Callaghan, Man Ray, Max Ernst, Pavel Tchelitcheff, Laura Riding, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        TWILIGTHT SLEEP

      - PUBLICADA EN NEW YORK Y LONDON, POR D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, 1927. >>PRIMERA EDICION<<. PLENA TELA EDITORIAL, CON LETRAS Y DECORACIONES EN DORADO. 373 + 3 PP. EN FORMATO 8º MAYOR. BUEN ESTADO, ALGO FATIGADO EL LOMO. 600G. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: El Hierofante]
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        Hélène et Touglas, ou les Joies de Paris - DESSIN ORIGINAL de Jean-Emile LABOUREUR

      Au Sans Pareil, Paris 1927 - - PRESENTATION : Dessin original encadré, étude préparatoire au frontispice de l'ouvrage Hélène et Touglas. - TECHNIQUE : Crayons sur papier, oeuvre originale et unique de l'artiste. - SIGNATURE : Signé en bas à droite avec dédicace. - SUPPORT : Papier. - DIMENSIONS : 13 x 18 cm. - CADRE : Baguette bois et passepartout 35 x 45 cm. - INFORMATIONS : Dessin original offert par Laboureur au peintre Raymond Besse en 1933. Ce dessin est l'étude pour la gravure en frontispice de l'ouvrage "Helene et Touglas" publié en 1927. Dessin seul, sans l'ouvrage (possibilité d'avoir l'ouvrage au prix de 100euros). - ETAT : Excellent, Petites usures au cadre.

      [Bookseller: Artfever]
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        Emily&#39;s Quest

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1927. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Maria Kirk. Green cloth over boards, color paste-down to top board, title in gilt to spine, top edge trimmed, pp. 310, 8vo (7-1/2 x 5-1/8 inches [19.1 x 13.1cm]), tissue guarded color frontis by Maria Kirk repeats top board paste-down and DJ front panel. "MCMXXVII" at bottom of title page and "Copyright, 1927" on copyright page with no indication of further printings. Original price of $2.00 still present at top of front flap. Volume with p.o. neat signature in ink and initials in thick pencil to ffep; spine ends softened, slightest bump to bottom edge of top board and blush of age toning to pages. DJ at least very good showing light wear and tiny chips, short closed tears to edges and a slight fading to spine. The final installment of the Emily trilogy. "Here the author has created a new character sure to win the hearts of all who loved the famous Anne of Green Gables. &#39;I shouldn&#39;t wonder if Emily took her place in due time among the immortal children of literature,&#39; says Isabel Paterson, N. Y. Herald-Tribune.", from the rear flap.

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        Men Without Women

      Hardcover, Very Good, Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1927. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1927 on the title and copyright pages. Scribner's Seal is present on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Black cloth boards with gold paper labels at the front board and spine. Page number 3 is in perfect type. The book weighs more than 15.8 ounces. In the dust jacket priced at $2.00. Second issue jacket with reviews at the front panel. One of only 7, 650 copies. {ref: Hanneman A7a, McBride}. Book Condition: Very Good+, soft shelf wear, very light spots on the boards, book is tight and square, clean pages, tight spine, light age toning at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, jacket priced at $2.00 at the front flap, second issue jacket with reviews at the front panel, shelf wear and chipping, darkening, tear and paper loss at the jacket spine, light spots.

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        Harangue The trees said to the bramble come reign over us

      E. P. Dutton & co, New York 1927 - 8vo hb dj 258 pp. binding is black cloth with pasteon title block on front cover and spine. Near fine copy, clean unmarked copy, binding tight, in VG edgeworn dj, chip at the bottom of spine. utopian or dystopian novel by a leading anti-New Deal "libertarian" journalist, who also opposed the U.S. entry into WWII. It deals fictionally with the North Dakota socialist experiment and the somewhat paradoxical support of communist movements by the super-rich. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MAX CARRADOS MYSTERIES

      London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, 1927 Bramah, Ernest. MAX CARRADOS MYSTERIES. London: Hodder, 1927. First Edition [not published in the US]. 8vo., 318pp., publisher&#39;s blue cloth covered boards with black titles to cover & spine. A near fine example considered &#39;the scarcest Carrados title&#39; - Penzler Encylopedia of Mystery & Detection, 1976 pp 94-95, 25 rare works of detective fiction. The great collector David Symberlist&#39;s copy sold at Sothebys in 1966 to a collector [Landfried] with his plain heavy white paper protective dustwrapper with his neat hand-lettered titles & notes on the upper cover & spine - in part: "Purchased October 10th, 1966 at Southebys from the collection of David Symberlist, Esq [Rare $200]" Provenance: Nettlefold / Symberlist 1927 - 1966, Landfried 1966, Kaye [1982-4], Woolvin to 1990. [F.J. Nettleford name dated October, 1927 neatly penned on the ffe. A very significant example. $1275. 1st Edition.

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        LA ESCULTURA EN ANDALUCIA. 3 Tomos.

      - Sevilla. Laboratorio de Arte. Univ. de Sevilla. Facultad de Filosofía y Letras. Imp. La Gavidia. Fototipia Hauser y Menet (Madrid) 1927 ¿ 1929. 48x32 cm. T. I, 100 láminas numeradas, falto del índice de las explicaciones. Contenido: Catedral de Sevilla * Santiponce - San Isidoro * Iglesia de la Caridad. * T. II, 10 folios de índice de explicaciones + láminas de la número 101 a la 200. Falto de las láminas núms. 113, 117, 125 a la 143, 145 a la 151, 160. En total 27 láms. contenido: Catedral de Sevilla * Santa M.ª de Lebrija * San Nicolas de Murcia * Catedral de Cuenca * Iglesia de San Anton de Granada * Catedral de Málaga * Iglesia de Villamartín. * T. III, 5 folios de índice de explicaciones + láminas de la 201 a la 226. Falto de las láminas números 211 a la 226, en total 16 láms. Contenido: Colegiata de Jerez de la Frontera y el de la Merced de Cádiz. Las láminas en fototipia y cartulina. Cada tomo en carpeta cartoné tela y estuche de cartoné tela, un poco sucio, títulos en rojo. Colección casi completa de las 226 láms. que la compone. Muy buen estado de las láminas. Las ilustraciones que se acompañan, solamente se reproduce la mitad de lámina, por no caber entera en el escáner. # arte G [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Negro Drawings

      New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1927. Spine ends very lightly rubbed, top and fore-edge else fine. Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        The Sins of the Fathers [Der Eid des Stefan Huller]

      Payson and Clarke New York: Payson and Clarke. 1927. First. First American edition, translated from the German by Sara J.I. Lawson. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with slight wear at the top of the front panel. The first chapters of this novel were filmed several times, most influentially in 1925 as Variete (or Variety in the U.S.) directed by Ewald Andre Dupont, and featuring Emil Jennings as Boss Huller, confessing his crimes to the prison warden. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Men Without Women

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927. Hardcover, Very Good, Good. "Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1927. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1927 on the title and copyright pages. Scribner's Seal is present on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Black cloth boards with gold paper labels at the front board and spine. Page number 3 is in perfect type. The book weighs more than 15.8 ounces. In the dust jacket priced at $2.00. Second issue jacket with reviews at the front panel. One of only 7, 650 copies. {ref: Hanneman A7a, McBride}. Book Condition: Very Good+, soft shelf wear, very light spots on the boards, book is tight and square, clean pages, tight spine, light age toning at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, jacket priced at $2.00 at the front flap, second issue jacket with reviews at the front panel, shelf wear and chipping, darkening, tear and paper loss at the jacket spine, light spots."

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        The World Crisis, full set of 6 British editions, mixed printings

      This is a full, mixed printing set of The World Crisis, comprising Thornton Butterworth volumes issued in 1927 and Macmillan & Co. volumes issued in 1941.  The British first edition of Churchill's history of The First World War was originally published by Thornton Butterworth as six individual books between 1923 and 1931. Of The World Crisis, Churchill bibliographer Frederick Woods wrote: "The volumes contain some of Churchill's finest writing, weaving the many threads together with majestic ease, describing the massive battles in terms which fitly combine relish of the literary challenge with an awareness of the sombre tragedy of the events." Churchill was in a unique position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the front; Churchill was First Lord of the Admiralty until 1915 and then, after bearing blame for the Dardanelles tragedy, served as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Many consider the British edition, with its larger volumes and shoulder notes summarizing the subject of each page, aesthetically superior to the U.S.  Here is a full set of British mixed printings.  The first four volumes, covering the war years 1911-1918, are all 1927 printings of the British first edition.  1911-1914 is the first edition, seventh printing.  1915 is the first edition, fifth printing.  1916-1918 Part 1 is first edition, second printing.  1916-1918 Part 2 is first edition, fourth printing.   The final two volumes - The Aftermath and The Unknown War - are first edition look-alikes issued by Macmillan, which acquired the rights to several Churchill books after Thornton Butterworth went under in 1940. In 1941, Macmillan issued both The Aftermath and The Unknown War from British first edition plates.  The Unknown War is a quite scarce and collectable edition in its own right; Macmillan issued a single impression of just 600 copies.  Both volumes are similar to their British first edition counterparts and so serve as substitutes when assembling a set.  Overall condition of this set is very good.  All six volumes retain clean and tight original navy cloth bindings with bright spine gilt and quite respectable shelf presentation, with varying degrees of light wear, mostly confined to extremities.  The 1911-1914 and 1915 volumes are notable for exceptionally bright and clean bindings, the 1911-1914 volume bearing transfer browning on the endpapers consistent with dust jacket flaps, indicating that it was likely long protected by its original dust jacket, now lost.  The contents of all six volumes are internally bright.  The sole previous ownership marks in the set are a wartime gift inscription (dated 1945) on the ffep of The Aftermath and a small London bookseller sticker affixed to the front pastedown of the same volume.  Spotting appears confined to the page edges of the first five books with the exception of 1916-1918 Part 1, which shows intermittent internal spotting as well.  The scarcest volume in the set - the Macmillan issue of The Unknown War, is a very good copy.  The binding is square and tight with bright spine gilt, minor wear at extremities, slight wrinkling of the spine cloth, and slight mottling of the cloth at the bottom edge of the front cover.  The contents of The Unknown War show no spotting and no previous ownership marks of any kind, with age-toning of the page edges.  Please note that this large set may require additional postage. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.2(I).i, A69.2(II).e, A69.2(III-1).b, A69.2(III-2).d, A69.12.a, A69.13; Woods/ICS A31(ab), A31(g) & A31(h), Langworth p.105, 122 & 123.

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        The Meadows of the Moon

      Small. Maynard & Company New York: Small. Maynard & Company. (1927). First. First American edition. Just about fine in very good, internally repaired dustwrapper. Hilton's fifth book. Scarce in jacket. .

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        Opera omnia.

      Officine Veronesi di Arnoldo Mondadori (Officina Bodoni) 1927-1936 Quarantanove volumi di cm. 24,5, pp. 300/500 ca. ciascuno. Solida legatura del tempo in mezza pergamena con punte, dorsi a nervi con filetti e fregi in oro e titoli su tasselli. Taglio di testa dorato e brossure originali con stemma in rosso al centro dei piatti preservate all'interno (compreso il dorso). Esemplare stampato su carta distinta ed in eccellente stato di conservazione, solo qualche piccola mancanza a pochi tasselli. Celebre edizione delle opere di D'Annunzio a cura di Angelo Sodini e con la collaborazione per la stampa di Hans Mardersteig. Tiratura complessiva di 2501 esemplari numerati (ns. n. 1006).

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        Hagadah Shel Pesah

      Berlin; "yalkut" 1927 (FT) Clothbound. 8vo. 46 pages. 22 cm. First edition. In Hebrew. Bound in original yellow cloth with front cover illustration depicting the breaking of the chains of slavery towards a new dawn; black and white modernist 'stick-figure' Illustrations by Otto Geismar: "The Geismar illustrations are among the most unusual ever to adorn a Hagadah text. " (Yerushalmi) Yudlov 3061. Subjects: Haggadot - Texts. Seder - Liturgy - Texts. Judaism - Liturgy - Texts. Haggadah - Illustrations. OCLC lists 9 copies worldwide. Covers lightly soiled and stained, edges lightly bumped, very lightly aged throughout, but exceedingly clean and fresh. Very good condition. (HAG-8-30)

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        Elegia dell'ambra

      Autore: Ardengo Soffici Titolo: Elegia dell'ambra Editore: Vallecchi Firenze Anno di stampa: 1927 Pagine: 6+8+6 Formato: cm 36 Illustrazioni: Con 4 xilografie originali dell'autore di cui 1 in copertina Tipo di legatura: Brossura illustrata Note: 1^ edizione - Tiratura limitata in 300 esemplari numerati - Nostro esemplare n° 203 - Firma autografa dell'autore Esemplare in buonissime condizioni

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        Revolt in the Desert

      New York: George H. Doran Company, 1927. First US edition. Hardcover. Very good. 4to. xvi,(4),335pp. Publisher&#39;s blue cloth, leather label, gilt. Illustrated with 18 illustrations plus a frontispiece, some in color. Folding map present at rear. Large paper edition: One of 250 numbered copies. The spine is lightly sunned and the lettering label chipped at edges, the glassine protective sheet between the frontispiece and the title page is darkened with age and partially separated at the gutter, else this is a very good copy of Lawrence of Arabia&#39;s description of the Arab War.

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        Torri campanarie di Roma e del Lazio nel Medioevo. 115 tavole in fototipia, 650 illustrazioni nel testo. Prefazione di Corrado Ricci. [In testa al front.:] Reale Società Romana di Storia patria. Vol. I, testo. Vol. II, Tavole

      Presso la Società di Storia patria [stampa P. Sansaini] 1927 2 voll. Edizione di soli 300 esemplari numerati; es. n. 292. Raro. Softcover, illustrated work on the medioeval towers in Rome and in its region rich of 115 plates. Edition of 300 copies, our copy n. 292; rare. Qualche fioritura. Pregevoli testatine, capilettera e finalini. Iniziali rubricate.

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        La congiura dei passeri

      Milano; Morreale G. 1927 in 8°; pp. 54 (2); br.; 1^ ed. Copertina originale ill. a colori da Fortunato Depero. "Una delle copertine più belle dei libri futuristi italiani" così era stata definita da Marinetti ai tempi della sua uscita editoriale. Bella dedica autografa dell'aut. di forte impatto futurista (cfr. Cammarota, Futurismo, p. 227; Salaris, Bibliografia, p. 39)

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        L'ultimo sentimentale

      Edizioni Sindacati Artistici 1927 Romanzo Grafica di Deamicis Pagine leggermente brunite. Timbro d'appartenenza a pag.4 (Owner's stamp. Pages lightly browned) Molto buono (Very Good)

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        Tre secoli di vita milanese nei documenti iconografici 1630 - 1875. 610 fotoincisioni - 19 facsimili, 9 riproduzioni a colori

      Ulrico Hoepli Editore 1927 In-4° (32 x 23,5 cm), pp. XV, (1), 869, (3), legatura editoriale in tela (che imita la pergamena), con titoli in rosso al piatto anteriore entro corice decorata. Titoli in rosso anche al dorso. Conservata la sovraccoperta editoriale, che presenta normali tracce d'uso: in particolare, qualche piccolo strappo ai bordi, senza perdite e ben riparati, il più esteso dei quali misura 7,5 cm. Con 610 fotoincisioni, 19 facsimili più volte ripegati, in bianco e nero, e 9 riproduzioni a colori. Piccolo restauro nella parte inferiore del margine esterno delle pagine 711-714, per il resto esemplare molto ben conservato. Monumentale opera sulla storia milanese, corredata da uno straordinario apparato iconografico costituito dalla riproduzione di antiche mappe, carte, piante, disegni, stampe, vedute, ritratti, libelli, opuscoli, frontespizi, insegne tipografiche, vignette, proclami, editti ecc. Si tratta di una delle più interessanti ed importanti opere sulla storia e sull'antica iconografia meneghine. Indice: Introduzione. Secolo XVII. Notizie generali intorno al Secolo XVII. Commenti e iconografia. I. La peste dell'anno 1630; II. Avvenimenti storici - Ingressi - Feste e cerimonie pubbliche - III. Culto e pratiche religiose - Istituti di beneficenza; IV. La cultura; V. Industria e commercio; VI. Usi e costumi; VII. Gli edifici. Secolo XVIII. Notizie generali intorno al Secolo XVIII. Commenti e iconografia. I. Avvenimenti storici - Feste e cerimonie; II. Pratiche religiose e luoghi pii; III. La cultura; IV. Le arti ed il commercio; V. Teatri; VI. Letteratura dialettale - Divertimenti e giuochi popolari; VII. Costumi militari - Mode - Usanze di civiltà; VIII. Edifici e ville. Secolo XIX. Notizie generali intorno al Secolo XIX. Commenti e iconografia. Parte prima. Dall'invasione francese alla caduta del Regno Italico (1796-1814). I. Avvenimenti storici e cerimonie pubbliche durante il periodo repubblicano, 1796-1805; II. Avvenimenti storici e cerimonie pubbliche durante il Regno Italico, III. Aspetto della Milano Napoleonica. Parte seconda. Dalla caduta del Regno Italico in poi (1814-1875). I. Avvenimenti storici e cerimonie pubbliche; II. La cultura; III. Industria e commercio; IV. Mezzi di comunicazione; V. Beneficenza e servizi pubblici; VI. Teatri e divertimenti; VII. La vita nelle strade - Costumi; VIII. Edifici pubblici e privati. Indice alfabetico dei soggetti, dei nomi delle persone e degli autori citati nei commenti iconografici.

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        Revue Vendre. Revue Mensuelle. "Tout ce qui concerne la vente et la publicité" (Du numéro 44 du vol. VII de Juillet 1927 au numéro 97 du vol. XV de Décembre 1931 : 53 numéros reliés en 9 volumes )

      Revue Vendre. Revue Mensuelle. 1927 9 vol. in-4 reliure demi-percaline bordeaux,couvertures conservées, Revue Vendre. Revue Mensuelle., Juillet 1927-Décembre 1931, 1927 II : 626 pp. ; 1928 I : 656 pp. ; 1928 II : 527 pp. ; 1929 I : 524 pp. ; 1929 II : 524 pp. ; 1930 I : 552 pp. ; 1930 : 548 pp. ; 1931 I : 523 pp. ; 1931 II : 452 pp. Rare série suivie de la revue d'études publicitaires de référence de l'entre-deux guerres, fondée et dirigée par le fameux Etienne Damour (1887-1931), puis par ses collaborateurs Paul Nicolas et Roger Arandel. Collaborateur d'Octave-Jacques Gérin, il prend vite son envol, et fonde notamment la présente revue, qui bouleversa les habitudes du milieu de la "réclame" classique et développa la publicité telle que nous la connaissons aujourd'hui. La qualité de cette revue, tant sur le fond que sur la forme (avec la contribution des meilleurs artistes de l'époque), justifie parfaitement la popularité de cette revue, aujourd'hui introuvable. Etat très satisfaisant (avec les très nombreux encarts insérés, 2 ff. débrochés et 1 accroc à un couv., dos frottés, bon état intérieur par ailleurs). Français

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        La guirlande des dunes.

      , Paris l'edition d'art Piazza, 1927 1927 in-8°, 130pp. illustré de 32 en couleurs par Heni Cassiers. Relié plein vélin signeé par Laurent Peeters - Anvers: filet dore cerment les plats. tête dorée sous vouverture imprimée d'éditeur et embîtage luxueux. Tirage limité à 1100 ex. dont 125 sur Vélin de Rives. Imprimés spécialement pour un groupe de bibliophiles Belges.

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        La Bohème et mon Coeur suivi de Chansons aigres-douces et de Petits airs. Avec un portrait de l'auteur par Derain. [Avec : ] Poèmes retrouvés, avec une préface inédite.

      A la Cité des Livres 1927 Un des 34 exemplaires sur papier de hollande numéroté, 2 vol. in-4 br. sous couv. rempliée, A la Cité des Livres, Paris, 1927, 111 pp. ; XXVI-76 pp. Un des 34 exemplaires sur papier de hollande numéroté (après 1 exemplaire sur japon ancien et 25 exemplaires sur japon impérial). Bon état (qq. rouss.). Français

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