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        Die Funktion des Orgasmus. Zur Psychopathologie und zur Soziologie des Geschlechtslebens. Neue Arbeiten zur ärtzlichen Psychoanalyse

      Gr.8°. 206 Seiten, braunes Originalganzleder. Exemplar aus dem Besitz von Richard Sterba, Stempel "STERBA" auf der vorderen Leerseite. Besondere Auflage. Sehr gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Urban Zerfaß]
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        Un souvenir d'enfance de Leonard de Vinci.

      216 Seiten, ill. (Les documents bleus, no 32). Übersetzt von Marie Bonaparte, revidiert von Freud. Blaue Originalbroschur. Eines der 75 Exemplare auf Pur fil lafuma, Nummer 57. Exemplar aus André Bretons Bibliothek, mit seinem von Dali entworfenen Exlibris auf dem inneren Deckblatt. Mit Bretons Verkaufskarte.

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        Primitive Kunst und Psychoanalyse. Eine Studie über die sexuelle Grundlage der bildenden Künste der Naturvölker

      Gr. 8°. 3 Abb. im Text, XX Tafeln, 182 S., 4 Bl., Originalleinen mit Originalumschlag (= Imago-Bücher 10). Erstausgabe. Grinstein 32835.

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        Signiertes Orig.-Farbaquarell.

      30,7 × 21,3 cm. Das frühe Selbstporträt entstand wohl noch an den Wchutein, wo Burikin 1927 studierte. Die Arbeiten Alexander Burikins (1901-1987) finden sich heute u.a. im Staatlichen Museum "Lenin im sibirischen Exil" in Schuschensk. - Rechts unten von Burikin signiert.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Verlag Frank Albrecht]
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        To the Lighthouse.

      1st edition. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, London 1927. 320 pp. Publisher's blue cloth, weakly faded and grubby, no dustjacket. Last 16 pages with minor defect at the lower edge

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        Poems (1914-27). EDITION LIMITED TO 115 SIGNED COPIES

      Heinemann, 1927. 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, small inscription on front free endpaper, half-title lightly browned as usual; original paper boards, ivory vellum back lettered in gilt, gilt top, uncut, one small scuff on rear board, covers very faintly age-soiled else a near fine copy.EDITION LIMITED TO 115 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR (THIS COPY NO. 51).Higginson A24

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        Mr. U.

      Paris: Editions des Cahiers Libres 1927. With 1 orig. etching by Foujita. Bound uncut in cased boards, with orig. wrappers preserved.. First edition. No. 152 of 480 copies on Normandy teinté

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        Bauten und Pläne. Mit einem Beitrag von Adolf Behne.

      26,5x20 cm. 80 S., 21 S., Inserate, 1 w. Bl. Mit vielen s/w. Abbildungen und Skizzen. Schwarzer Originalleinwandband mit Silber- und Rotpgrägung. "Neue Werkkunst." - Einband und Typographie von Johannes Molzahn. - Rücken schwach berieben. - Sauberes Exemplar. - Selten. [3 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        L'honorable partie de campagne. Avec vingt-neuf compositions gravées à l'eau-forte, en couleurs, par Foujita.

      27,5x19,5 cm. 3 f., 221 p., 2 f. Broché. No. 142/300 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches (tirage: 357 expl.).

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        SOME GHOST STORIES

      [London]: Cecil Palmer,. [1927]. original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white, bottom edge untrimmed.. Faint vertical crease to cloth of spine panel, neat contemporary. owner's signature in ink on front free endpaper, a near fine, bright. copy. An excellent copy. (#74749). First edition. The first of Burrage's two collections of weird fiction (the other was SOMEONE IN THE ROOM [1931] published under the pseudonym "Ex-Private X"). "Burrage's underrated short stories are deft and subtle, and include a number of poignant posthumous fantasies." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-43. "The best stories in SOME GHOST STORIES and SOMEONE IN THE ROOM are intelligent, well crafted, and imaginative..." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 64. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 47. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 314. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, pp. 43-4. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-53. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02267.

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        Au Grand Jour.

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

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        RASKENS. EN SOLDATFAMILJS HISTORIA.

      Albert Bonniers 1927, 1.upplagan, 380s. Smakfullt privat handbundet brunt halvfranskt band med förgylld skinnryggtitel, ryggen med guldlinjedekor, sprängfärgade snitt, marmorerade pärmöverdrag, medbundet främre originalomslag; Elin Lundgrens samtida ägarnamnteckning på främre omslaget, Yngve O K Hedlunds exlibris (1963) på frampärmens insida. Ett mycket välhållet och representativt exemplar av den svårfångade 1.upplagan.. Mobergs genombrottsbok och den egentliga debutboken

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        ORIGINAL ART: TWINKIE TOWN TALES

      1927. 1. HENDERSON,ARTHUR. ORIGINAL ART: TWINKIE TOWN TALES (vol. 2). This is a large fabulous fairy watercolor, ink and tempera by Henderson that appears on page [20] of Twinkie Town Tales Book No. 2 by Carlyle Emery, published in St. Louis by Hamilton Brown Co. 1927. The image measures 15" wide x 20" matted and framed to 24 x 30" and is in fine condition. Captioned in the book "Well bless my bow and arrow too, Said Thinker-Tad, 'Can that be you?'" Depicted is one of the cherubic elves called Twinkies, sitting on a cherry hanging from a cherry tree. He's talking to another Twinkie on the ground and there is a castle in the background with a bird in the foreground. The entire surface of the paper is covered with vibrant colors and the image is absolutely irresistable. The image appears greatly reduced in the book.

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        Mornings in Mexico

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

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        Revolt in the Desert

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1927. One Quarter dark brown pigskin over light brown buckram. Limited edition of 315 copies only of which this is #123. This is the abridged version of Lawrence's Seven Pillars of Wisdom which he did in order to pay the bills. Much tighter limitation than the limiteds of Seven Pillars done in 1935, it is rare thus. Other limiteds of Seven Pillars are either impossible to find or impossibly priced. Lacks the dust wrapper. Evidence of label removal from the ffep and half title but is otherwise fine but for slight edgewear. . 1st Limited Edition. Leather and Buckram. About Fine.. Large Octavo.

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        To the Lighthouse

      London: Hogarth Press, 1927.. First Edition. Blue hardback cloth cover. G: in Good condition without dust jacket. Boards bumped, rubbed and marked. Spine darkened. Some browning within. 320pp :: 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5") :: Bookplate of Naomi Mitchison, with her signature and book ownership quotation on front endpaper

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        Éloge de la Folie.

      Nouvellement traduit du latin par Pierre de Nolhac. Paris: Éditions J. Terquem 1927. With orig. etchings in colours by Chas-Laborde. XV + 152 pp. Limited to 1100 copies. Bound uncut with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice contemporary halfleather.. Copy no. 15 of 19 on japon impérial with an extra suite in b/w

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        Metropolis

      London: Wardour Films Ltd., 21 March, 1927. Premier Presentation Marble Arch Pavilion. Quarto. Single quire, wire stitched, pp. 32. Original pictorial wrappers, monochrome lithograph with blue and red colouring. Many photographic illustrations, portraits and stills from the film. Slight rust on the wire stitching not affecting the wrappers or contents. A superb copy. This marvellous souvenir programme was produced as stated for the British premiere of Lang's masterpiece. Contained in this unusually fulsome programme are the usual statements by the producer, cast and principal crew, but less typically there are some wonderful descriptions and pictures of the making of the film. A full synopsis is given and an interesting section printed which in parallel columns shows how a passage of film scenes was adapted from the fictional source. The film was based on Van Harbou's 1926 novel of the same name but neither could have been produced without Zamyatin's We (1922). The cover art is taken directly from the German poster work, depicting Mary in the robotic headpiece as her animus is being transferred to the machine. An exceedingly scarce piece, we know of only a handful of other copies that have appeared in commerce.

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        Faune Ichthyologique de l'Atlantique Nord. Classification + Planches.

      Paris, Copenhagen, 1927-38. 4to. Classification: 23 pp. and 418 plates with descriptions and illustrations. The plates are kept in 2 boxes. (Conseil Permanent Internationale pour L'Exploration de la Mer)

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        Dansk møbelkunst gennem 40 aar.

      Københavns Snedkerlaugs møbeludstillinger 1927-1966. 40 Years of Danish Furniture Design. The Copenhagen Cabinet-makers' Guild Exhibitions 1927-1966. 4 bd./vols. Kbhvn. 1987. Rigt illustr. 4to. Orig. hellrd. Richly illustr. Publisher's cloth.With Danish / English parallel-text.. Grete Jalk registered the carpenters and architects who participated in the furniture exhibitions of the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' Guild during these 40 years. An impressive work and a "must" for all interested in Danish design and furniture.Forlagsfriskt ekspl. Fresh as published

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        Antheil and The Treatise on Harmony

      Pascal Covici Chicago: Pascal Covici. 1927. First. First American edition. Fine in a slightly age-toned, very near fine dustwrapper. Although this postdates the Paris edition, it is much less common in this condition. .

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        Time and Western Man

      Chatto & Windus 1927. This is a Near Fine Copy of this book in Publisher's red cloth with bright gilt title lettering to spine,in a Very Good Dust-Jacket that has just a couple of small closed tears to the outer edges of the dust-jacket and with modest rubbing to spine tips.Not price clipped and this copy has NO previous names or inscriptions present.There is some slight spotting to the fore-edge of the book.The book has a firm binding with No hinge weakness and with NO leaning to spine.This title was acquired from a very impressive private collection of 20th Century Literature and Fiction with strict adherence paid in obtaining rare highlights in exellent condition.Great copy for the collector and uncommon in this condition,8vo 487pp First Edition 1st Impression

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        MOSQUITOES

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Very Good, completely unrestored dustwrapper. First Printing in the uncommon first issue dustwrapper with the red on green mosquito pattern of Faulkner's second novel. A total of only 3047 copies were issued. The completely original, unrestored dustwrapper has light wear to the spine tips and is complete but for a 3-1/4" sliver to the bottom middle of the front panel that is 1/4" from its beginning point at the "S" of "Mosquitoes" and widens to about 3/4" at the fore-edge of the front cover. Only two letters are affected: the "A" of "William" and the "S" of "Soldiers".

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        Mosquitoes

      New York: Boni and Liveright, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Original cloth with lettering stamped in yellow on upper board and spine; first issue dust jacket with illustration of mosquitoes. Spine tips and corners lightly rubbed, else fine. Dust jacket rubbed (mostly on rear panel); lightly scuffed along joints; a little chipping at spine tips and top corners; VG+, colors remain bright. In custom chemise and slipcase. Faulkner's second novel, satirizing a group of New Orleans artists, arteests (dilettantes), and socialites as they yacht on Lake Pontchartrain. A departure from the fraught, dark tragedies that came to be amongst Faulkner's masterpieces, this novel shows him barbed and sardonic, snickering a bit -- and the novel's reception was less than keen. It's been said that Faulkner's falling out with Sherwood Anderson (who had been his mentor) was due to his portrayal of Anderson as the character Dawson Fairchild. Nor were the editors at Boni and Liveright pleased, leaving much of Faulkner's original typescript on the cutting room floor -- expunging passages deemed homoerotic -- and eventually also changing the dust jacket from its strikingly illustrated red mosquitoes to an image of the yacht's passengers (the irritating figural mosquitoes) playing cards.

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        Sail. The Romance of the Clipper Ships.

      I-III. Pictured by J. Spurling. Storied by Basil Lubbock. Edited by F. A. Hook. With an Introduction by C. Fox Smith. The Blue Peter Publishing Company Ltd 1927-36. First impression. x,153,(1);viii,151,(5);viii,102 pp.+ frontispieces, unpaginated plates and 3 foldout maps (vol.I-III). Richly illustrated. Publisher's decorated cloth. Inscription with pen on the first free endpaper (vol.II). Stamp on the first free endpaper and titlepage (vol.III). Slightly worn at head and foot of spine (vol.I-III). 3 vol. 31,5 x 26,5 cm.. First impression: 1000 copies

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        The Quantum Postulate and the Recent Development of Atomic Theory.London: Macmillan, 1928. First edition.

      A fine copy in original wrappers of this fundamental paper introducing Bohr's statement of his 'complementarity' principle, the basis of what became known as the 'Copenhagen interpretation' of quantum mechanics. "From the epistemological point of view, the discovery of the new type of logical relationship that complementarity represents is a major advance that radically changes our whole view of the role and meaning of science. In contrast with the nineteenth-century ideal of a description of the phenomena from which every reference to their observation would be eliminated, we have the much wider and truer prospect of an account of the phenomena in which due regard is paid to the conditions under which they can actually be observed - thereby securing the full objectivity of the description" (DSB).<br/><br/> The concept of complementarity started to develop in Bohr's mind during discussions with Heisenberg in Copenhagen early in 1927, when Heisenberg was preparing for publication his famous paper on the uncertainty principle. In fact, the published version of Heisenberg's paper contains a note added in proof which mentions 'recent investigations by Bohr [that] have led to points of view that permit an essential deepening and refinement of the analysis of the quantum mechanical relationship attempted in this work'. <br/><br/> "Bohr presented his ideas on complementarity for the first time at an international congress of physics in Como in the fall of 1927, commemorating the centenary of Volta's death. On this occasion, he stressed that in the quantum world, contrary to the classical world, an observation of a system can never be made without disturbing the system. But how can we then know the state of the system? The quantum postulate would seem to imply that the classical distinction between the observer and the observed was no longer tenable. How then would it be possible to obtain objective knowledge? Bohr's reflections on these and related questions led him to introduce the notion of complementarity as denoting the use of complementary but mutually exclusive viewpoints in the description of nature. Two years later, he defined the complementarity principle as 'a new mode of description... in the sense that any given application of classical concepts precludes the simultaneous use of other classical concepts which in a different connection are equally necessary for the elucidation of phenomena'... The wave description and the particle description are complementary and thus in conflict. But Bohr argued that the physicist is still able to account unambiguously for his experiments, for it is he who chooses what to measure and thereby destroys the possibility of the realization of the conflicting aspect... <br/><br/> "The complementarity principle became the cornerstone of what was later referred to as the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics. Pauli even stated that quantum mechanics might be called 'complementarity theory', in an analogy with 'relativity theory'. And Peierls later claimed that 'when you refer to the Copenhagen interpretation of the mechanics what you really mean is quantum mechanics' ... by the mid-1930s Bohr had been remarkably successful in establishing the Copenhagen view as the dominant philosophy of quantum mechanics." (H. Kragh, Quantum Generations, 1999, pp. 209-210).. In: Nature, vol. 121, no. 3050, pp. 580- 590, April 14, 1928, the entire issue offered here in original wrappers, staples removed, light vertical crease to front wrapper, one advertisement page with an advert cut out. In all a very good copy in the rare wrappers. (The paper was published essentially simultaneously in German, Danish, English and French)

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        Dikter.

      Med raderingar av Jurgen Wrangel. Stockholm, Albert Bonnier, 1927. Stor 8:o. 3-86,+ (3) s. Halvpergamentband med omslag medbundet. Koppartrycket av Lundin och Karlsson. Tryckt i 124 exemplar. Detta är nummer 6 av 120 tryckta på Van Geldern-papper, signerad av konstnären. Fyra är tryckta på Japanpapper. Som vanligt med viss avsättning av vinjetterna

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        Saint Martins Chapel

      Colorado Springs. 1927. Paperback. Fine. Rare. Signed by the photographer, Laura Gilpin, on the 3/4 sheet bound in before the title page. 9 tipped-in b&w plates. 6 are photographs by Gilpin, the other 3 are b&w images from the mural panels at the church. Gray, stringbound wraps. Fine copy. Clean, bright book. A scarcely seen Gilpin item. Digital images available upon request.

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        The War Chief - 1st Edition

      A. C. McClurg & Co. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co.. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1927. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A smart First Edition/First Printing, orange cloth with dark brown lettering and Apache profile in Fine condition with minor rubbing to extremities in Near Fine, with light soiled dust-jacket with closed tear to rear fold. Dust-jacket illustration by Paul Stahr as in the magazine appearance (April 16th, 1927) . Zeuschner 822 ; "This is one of the most impressive Indian stories that has ever been written in recent years. Different from the usual Burroughs tales of wierd [sic] fantasy it not only has trills and excitement galore but it shows us the beauty and grandeur of the life of the red man when he roamed the plains" (from the dust-jacket) .

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        L'ARTE DEL LIBRO E DELLA RIVISTA NEI DIVERSI PAESI D'EUROPA E D'AMERICA.

      Ratta In-4 gr., 2 voll., cartonato edit. Il primo: pp. (4),424, con 600 disegni e fac-simili nel t., riprodotti in nero e a colori dalle migliori edizioni pubblicate in Europa e in America; il secondo: pp. XXXIII,(3),XIII,(3), con 486 tavv. f.t. in tinta e a colori, come da Indice. Importante saggio di grafica editoriale. Bella e importante ediz. d?arte in tirat. di 750 esempl. numer. Traccia di foro al margine inf. bianco delle prime carte, altrim. molto ben conserv.

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        Das Quantenpostulat und die neuere Entwicklung der Atomistik.Berlin: Julius Springer, 1928. First edition.

      Very rare offprint issue, inscribed presentation copy, of this fundamental paper introducing Bohr's statement of his 'complementarity' principle, the basis of what became known as the 'Copenhagen interpretation' of quantum mechanics. "From the epistemological point of view, the discovery of the new type of logical relationship that complementarity represents is a major advance that radically changes our whole view of the role and meaning of science. In contrast with the nineteenth-century ideal of a description of the phenomena from which every reference to their observation would be eliminated, we have the much wider and truer prospect of an account of the phenomena in which due regard is paid to the conditions under which they can actually be observed - thereby securing the full objectivity of the description" (DSB).<br/><br/> The concept of complementarity started to develop in Bohr's mind during discussions with Heisenberg in Copenhagen early in 1927, when Heisenberg was preparing for publication his famous paper on the uncertainty principle. In fact, the published version of Heisenberg's paper contains a note added in proof which mentions 'recent investigations by Bohr [that] have led to points of view that permit an essential deepening and refinement of the analysis of the quantum mechanical relationship attempted in this work'. <br/><br/> "Bohr presented his ideas on complementarity for the first time at an international congress of physics in Como in the fall of 1927, commemorating the centenary of Volta's death. On this occasion, he stressed that in the quantum world, contrary to the classical world, an observation of a system can never be made without disturbing the system. But how can we then know the state of the system? The quantum postulate would seem to imply that the classical distinction between the observer and the observed was no longer tenable. How then would it be possible to obtain objective knowledge? Bohr's reflections on these and related questions led him to introduce the notion of complementarity as denoting the use of complementary but mutually exclusive viewpoints in the description of nature. Two years later, he defined the complementarity principle as 'a new mode of description... in the sense that any given application of classical concepts precludes the simultaneous use of other classical concepts which in a different connection are equally necessary for the elucidation of phenomena'... The wave description and the particle description are complementary and thus in conflict. But Bohr argued that the physicist is still able to account unambiguously for his experiments, for it is he who chooses what to measure and thereby destroys the possibility of the realization of the conflicting aspect... <br/><br/> "The complementarity principle became the cornerstone of what was later referred to as the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics. Pauli even stated that quantum mechanics might be called 'complementarity theory', in an analogy with 'relativity theory'. And Peierls later claimed that 'when you refer to the Copenhagen interpretation of the mechanics what you really mean is quantum mechanics' ... by the mid-1930s Bohr had been remarkably successful in establishing the Copenhagen view as the dominant philosophy of quantum mechanics." (H. Kragh, Quantum Generations, 1999, pp. 209-210).. Offprint from: 'Die Naturwissenschaften', Vol. 16, Issue 15 (13. April), pp.245-257, original printed self-wrappers, inscribed by Bohr to physicist Axel Waldbuhm Marke (1883-1942) (The paper was published essentially simultaneously in German, Danish, English and French). The offprint issue is extremely rare; we know of no other copy

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        Mathematische Grundlagen der Quantenmechanik.Berlin: Julius Springer, 1932. First edition.

      A fine copy of his classic text on the foundations of quantum mechanics. In the early years of quantum mechanics several distinct formulations were developed; Heisenberg's matrix mechanics, Schrödinger's wave mechanics, and Dirac's more general transformation theory. However these theories lacked strict mathematical rigor (only much later through Laurent Schwartz's theory of distributions did Dirac's theory achieve this). Quantum mechanics is one of the fields of science which was fortunate to attract the attention of a mathematician of von Neumann's character. Von Neumann showed, in a paper published 1927, how generalized infinite-dimensional Euclidean spaces (function spaces) and linear operators provide the proper mathematical framework for quantum mechanics. Von Neumann was strongly influenced by Hilbert's program of axiomatizing the fields of science. The axiomatic approach which von Neumann takes in his theory has ever since dominated modern physics and functional analysis, and it was von Neumann who coined the term 'Hilbert space'. Von Neumann's work in this field culminated in this monograph which in addition to the earlier paper includes his important considerations, inspired by Bohr and Heisenberg, regarding the problem of measurement, in particular von Neumann's disproof of hidden variables.. Published as Vol. 38 of <i>Die Grundlehren der Mathematischen Wissenschaften in Einseldarstellungen</i>. 8vo: 238 x 158 mm. Publishers full cloth: fine, and completely clean throughout. (VIII), 262, (2:adverts) pp. Rare in such fine condition

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        To The Lighthouse

      Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press 1927. This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in Publisher's original blue hardcover cloth with gilt title lettering to spine.No Dust-Jacket.This copy has one previous owner's name to the blank ffep.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness and there is no leaning to spine.There is a little fading to the spine with title lettering slightly dulled and with a toucvh of uneven colour fading to cloth along top edge of the upper cover.The book itself is in very good condition with just a little light spotting to the endpapers and there are a couple of marks to the top page edge of the book.This is a rare and highly sought after title,and this copy would add nicely to any collection of Virginia's Woolf's work.8vo 320pp First Edition 1st Impression

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        Forlorn River

      Harper & Brothers New York: Harper & Brothers. 1927. First. First edition. Slight foxing to the endpapers else near fine in a slightly spine-faded, near fine dustwrapper with a very small chip at the corner of the crown. Filmed twice -- silently in 1926 by John Waters (not the John Waters of current fame, although that might make for an interesting film) featuring Jack Holt, and more notably in 1937 by Charles Barton with Buster Crabbe and June Martel. An attractive copy. .

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        GNOME KING OF OZ

      1927. 1. (BAUM,L.FRANK) THE GNOME KING OF OZ by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Chic: Relly & Lee (1927). 4to, green cloth, pictorial paste-on, cloth darkened in a few areas of gutters else Fine and bright in fine dust wrapper with ads listing this title last on flap). First edition (Hanff-Greene p.73) illustrated by J.R. NEILL with 12 color plates (coated on both sides) plus b&w's. This is a magnificent copy, rarely found so bright and rare in the wrapper.

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        LES BELLES DE NUIT. Illustré de dix-huit eaux-fortes originales gravées par Edouard Chimot.

      In-8 gr. (mm. 277x190), bella legat. firmata (Lemercier, Paris) in mz. marocch. coevo a grandi ang., elegantissima decorazione a colori e oro intarsiata al dorso con tit. oro, tagli sup. dorati, conserv. cop. orig., con le deliziose illustrazioni inc. all?acquaforte da Chimot così composte: 10 tavv. a colori f.t. e 8 grandi finali in b.n. Cfr. Carteret,IV, p. 259: ?Publication estimée et cotée? - Benezit,III, p. 593 cita l'illustraz. di quest'opera. Edizione di 457 esempl. numer. Il ns., 107, appartiene alla tiratura di 325 (num. 92 a 426) ?sur vélin de cuve spéciale d?Arches, vergé et filigrané au nom de l?ouvrage, avec les eaux-fortes dans l?état définitif?. Esempl. molto ben conservato.

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        [Poster]: See Rossums Universal Robots. A Play with a Message [Not a Motion Picture]. Sacramento Memorial Auditorium

      Sacramento: Hapeman-Gee Printing Co.. 1927. Printed in blue ink on cardstock. Approximately 14" x 11.25". Tiny tears or small creases, else a near fine copy. The information "A Play with a Message" has been added over an original line (that seems like it might have been misspelled). An influential play by Karel Capek, which premiered in Prague in 1921, most famous now for introducing the word "robot" (derived from the Czech noun "robota" meaning "labor"). The play, in which androids who are at first content to work for their human creators decide to rebel, made its U.S. premiere in 1922 and supposedly Spencer Tracy made his stage debut as one of the robots in an early American production. .

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        MICHAEL STROGOFF

      1927. 1. (WYETH,N.C.)illus. MICHAEL STROGOFF by Jules Verne. NY: Charles Scribners Sons (1927). 4to (7 1/2 x 9 1/2"), black cloth, pictorial paste- on, FINE IN PUBLISHER'S BOX WITH PICTORIAL LABEL PASTED ON (box slightly rubbed else near Fine). 1st edition of this Scribner Classic illustrated by Wyeth with cover label (repeated on box) pictorial endpapers and title page plus 9 color plates.This is a magnificent copy, rarely found in the publishers box.

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        Vol. 4 of 29 Atlases of Insurance Maps for Queens. Woodhaven and Richmond Hill

      Sanborn Map Company New York: Sanborn Map Company, 1927. hardcover. very good. Atlas. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Massive elephant folio. Decorative calligraphic titles, indices, and key maps. Contains a set of 76 detailed maps along with changes recorded on paste-on correction slips through 1974. Quarter leather binding with gilt title on front and spine. Large tear to spine of original protective canvas cover. This volume includes the area between Rockaway and Lefferts Boulevards, and also shows the widened Woodhaven Boulevard and the Long Island Railroad intersection. The Sanborn map collection consists of a uniform series of large scale maps, dating from 1867 to the present depicting the commercial, industrial, and residential sections of some twelve thousand cities and towns in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The maps were designed to assist fire insurance agents in determining the degree of hazard associated with a particular property and therefore show the size, shape and construction of dwellings, commercial buildings, and factories as well as fire walls locations of windows and doors, sprinkler systems, and types of roofs. The maps also indicate widths and names of streets, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers. They show locations of water mains, giving their dimensions, and of fire alarm boxes and hydrants. Sanborn maps are an unrivaled source of information about the structure and use of buildings in American Cities. The collection includes some fifty thousand editions of fire insurance maps comprising an estimated seven hundred thousand individual sheets. The Library of Congress holdings represent the largest extant collection of maps produced by the Sanborn Map Company. The majority of the maps were acquired by the Library through copyright deposit, but the collection was substantially enriched in 1967 when the Bureau of the Census transferred to the Library of Congress a complete set. The 1,899 loose-leaf binders were particularly noteworthy because they included later editions than those previously acquired by the Library. The Bureau of the Census set of maps had been regularly updated by printed, paste-on corrections supplied by the Sanborn Map Company, whereas the Library of Congress copies were retained in the form in which they were copyrighted.

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        Svenska fåglar efter naturen och på sten ritade I-III.

      Andra upplagan. Text av Einar Lönnberg. Förlaget Svenska Fåglar, Stockholm 1927-29. Folio. 9,(3),295;9,(2),296-546;16,547-902 s. + 364 litograferade planscher. Tre lätt nötta marmorerade originalskinnband, rygg med fem upphöjda bind och gulddekor. Främre pärm med guldram samt guldornerat fågelmotiv (örn). Marmorerade snitt. Något blekta ryggar. 38,5 x 29 cm

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        Svenska fåglar.

      Efter naturen och på sten ritade. Del l-lll. Med text af Professor Einar Lönnberg. Ivar Baarsen. Illustrerade med totalt 364 helsides litograferade färgplanscher av svenska fåglar. Även fotoillustrerade i texten. Förlaget Svenska fåglar, Stockholm 1927-29. 12,295 + 9,[1], 296-546 + 16,547-902 s. Förlagets halvfranska band, gulddekorerade ryggar, kungsörn i guld å främre pärm samt marmorerade snitt. [38,5x29 cm]. 2:a upplagan. Övre ryggslut på volym II-III med små 5 millimeters revor, två på volym II och en på volym III. Ett välhållet komplett set i 3 volymer.. Del I. Ugglor och småfåglar [146 planscher]. Del II. Rovfåglar och sjöfåglar [109 planscher]. Del III. Hönsfåglar och vadare [109 planscher]. Första utgåvan 1828-29 med 41 helsides litograferade färgplanscher av svenska fåglar. | Svenska fåglar. Efter naturen och på sten ritade. Volume l-lll. Med text af Professor Einar Lönnberg. Ivar Baarsen. Stockholm 1927-29. 12,295 + 9,[1], 296-546 + 16,547-902 pp. Illustrated with 364 fullpage lithographed colourplates [in very good condition] of swedish birds + photos in the text. Publishers half calf with an golden eagle in gold om front cover and marbled edges. [size 38,5x29 cm]. Second edition. Volume I in very good condition. Volume II-III with two 5 mm rifts on top of spine [volume II two rifts, volume III one rift], else in very good condition. A nice and clean set. Volume I. Owls and smal birds. Volume II. Bird of preys and Seabirds. Volume III. Gallinaceous birds and Wading birds. First edition was published 1828-29: Svenska foglar efter naturen och på sten ritade af M. och W. von Wright. Tryckte af C. von Schéele. Stockholm. 1828. Illustrated with 41 fullpage lithographed colourplates

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        Dreamland Express

      Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press, London, 1927. First Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Illustrator: H R Millar. Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Three schoolboys; John, Peter and George have been sent to bed early but no-one can stop their adventures in dreamland! Book - in Good beige boards with a colourful paper illustrated over lay to the front board - some surface loss to the bottom edge of the over lay and some further slight surface loss to the rest of the over lay, some rubbing/wearing to the extreme edges of the front board and extreme corners. Book has been professionally restored, text block re-stitched and rebound in original boards with new off-white endpapers,some browning to last page and scattered very occasional light browning/light marking and faint yellowing to the page edges otherwise clean and now tightly bound. An Attractive Copy of this highly desirable book complete with Its charming illustrations, including all 14, one double page, in full colour SEE SCANS. Size: 9 inches tall by 11 inches. 94 [2] pages. Colour illustrated title page & 14 full page colour plates (including 1 double page), 5 black & white plates, 3 text illus from photos., 36 text illustrations. Illustrator: H R Millar. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Children. Inventory No: 7557.

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        Der Steppenwolf (+) Tractat von Steppenwolf.

      Berlin, G. Fischer, (1927). Original blue full cloth, with gilt decoration to spine and boards. Previous owner's name to front free end-paper written in pencil. Including the 33 page long (separately paginated) "Tractat von Steppenwolf", in the original glitted yellow wrappers, between p. 64 and p. 65. A very fine and clean copy.. First edition of Hesse's famous and exceedinly popular novel which "by common consent, represents the canonical contribution of the German novel to High Modernism." (Cornils, A Companion to the Works of Hermann Hesse, p. 172). "No author has ever equaled the sensation created by German writer Hermann Hesse among young people over thirty years after the publication of his novel." (Johnson, The social impact of the novel, P. 172). In 1933 Hesse was accused by the Nazi Press for poisoning the minds of youth with his Freudian psykoanalysis and a few years later all his books were banned throughout Germany and many of them destroyd. Combining autobiographical and psychoanalytic elements, the novel was named after the lonesome wolf of the steppes. The story in large part reflects a profound crisis in Hesse's spiritual world in the 1920s while memorably portraying the protagonist's split between his humanity, and his wolf-like aggression and homelessness. The real breakthrough and period it later came to represent was the 1960ies in the USA; Fifteen million copies of Steppenwolf were sold between 1961 and 1971and hence became "one of the most bizarre literary trends" (Johnson, The social impact of the novel, P. 173). The fascination with Hesse became known as a cult especially among the hippies and was a reaction among the young in the US to societal pressures for middle-class conformity.The name Steppenwolf has become notable in popular culture for various organizations and establishments. In 1967, the band Steppenwolf, headed by German-born singer John Kay, took their name from the novel

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        Arena. Neun Steinzeichnungen [SIGNED]. Personal copy of Hans Ossenbach

      Volksverband der Bucherfreunde Berlin: Volksverband der Bücherfreunde, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. vg. Portfolio. 3/4 cloth over paper covered boards, with a stone drawing illustration on front board. Title-page, [3]pp. of text, 8 loose-leaf plates of stone drawings. Fascinating Art work by one of the leading illustrators of his times. Gino von Finetti made his name by collaborating in the famous "Simplicissimus" and later emerged as a master in poster designing. This copy has been specially printed for the writer Hans Ossenbach. Minor edge wear on portfolio with boards slightly soiled and rubbed on edges. Sporadic foxing throughout. Text pages slightly creased at edges. Text in German. Portfolio and interior in overall very good condition

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        HISTOIRE DU CHEVALIER DES GRIEUX ET DE MANON LESCAUT. Figures de Lelong.

      In-4 p. (mm. 280x235), bella legat. in p. pelle coeva, cornice oro ai piatti, dorso a cordoni con fregi floreali e tit. oro, astuccio con cuffia in pelle. Risguardi in parte intarsiati in pelle e in parte damascati, conserv. la bross orig. a colori e oro, pp. (4),III,146,(6), titolo e vignetta al frontesp. in nero e azzurro, come pure le testate e i grandi capilett. L?opera è molto ben illustrata da 15 tavv. f.t.: sono ?aquarelles de René Lelong, gravées sur cuivre au lavis et au pointillé, à la manière du XVIII siècle, par Delzers et imprimées en couleurs au repérage?. Cfr. Carteret,IV, p. 324: ?Edition recherchée et très cotée? - Benezit,VIII, p. 478 per l?artista francese René Lelong: ?Il fut un peintre de la femme, de scènes des champs de course et il eut une importante activité d?illustrateurs?. Bella edizione di 510 esempl. numer. Il ns., 256, appartiene alla tiratura di 300 ?sur vélin teinté d?Arches? (num. 191 a 490) ed è intonso, in ottimo stato.

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        WIND IN THE WILLOWS

      1927. 1. GRAHAME,KENNETH. THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. Lond.: National Inst. for the Blind 1927. 2 volumes, folio, cloth backed flexible boards, fine. First edition thus, printed in Braille. Rare.

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        Number Six

      London: George Newnes Ltd... First Edition. Red Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall black titles front & spine, the first hardback edn. (originally pub. as a pbck. in 1927) foxing to edges, slight colour loss to top & bottom of spine, bookseller's label inside cover, publisher's device title page, D/J. has small pieces missing from top & bottom of spine, the front col. D/J. illust. shows a chap in a hat calling to a stylishly dressed young 1920's woman from the back window of a passing car with buildings in the background, back cover & inner flaps listing other titles, sold at two shillings & sixpence originally, this is a scarce title to find complete with D/J., 128 pages.

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