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        Wilhelm Dilichs Landtafeln hessischer Ämter zwischen Rhein und Weser. Nach den Originalen der Landesbibliothek in Kassel, im Staatsarchiv zu Marburg und im Landgräflichen Archiv zu Philippsruhe. Herausgeber: Edmund E. Stengel

      Marburg, Elwert 1927. 42 x 54 cm. 30 Seiten mit 16 Textabbildungen und 24 (3 doppelblattgroß) Tafeln, davon 16 farbig. Festeinband, Leineneinband, auf Vorderdeckel ovales Leder-Titelschild mit goldgeprägtem Titel - NDB III, 718 - Faksimile der unvollendet gebliebenen kartographischen Aufnahme von Hessen, besonders wertvoll durch die Darstellung der im 30jährigen Krieg zerstörten Burgen (vgl. Thieme / Becker IX, 289) - Marburger Studien zur älteren deutschen Geschichte 1, 5 -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Lettres de Ninon de Lenclos à M. de Saint-Evremond avec les réponses. Suivies de la coquette vengée *

      Les Bibliophiles de Provence, sans lieu 1927. - Reliure signée de Bonneau 25 x 21, demi maroquin vert à coins, plats marbré, dos à nerfs, titre et tête dorés, couverture et dos conservés, ce dernier insolé. Numéro d'inventaire au titre. Parmi 150 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches L'un des 100 numérotés et nominatif, dont seul le prénom du destinataire subsiste à la justification: Jean - On peut rêver à plein de familles ! Une longue préface de Émile Henriot, précédée d'un avis de l'éditeur quant à l'intégralité des lettres à l'authenticité indiscutable.Rarissime petit illustré, certes modeste mais qui avait échappé au recensement du catalogue raisonné des livres illustrés par l'artiste effectué par notre collègue parisien . Jean-Edouard Gautrot.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        RUTH SNYDER';S OWN TRUE STORY. "THIS IS THE ONLY TRUE AND AUTHORIZED STORY OF MY LIFE--SO HELP ME GOD!

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

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Bonnard *

      H. Floury, Paris 1.8.1927. - Broché 27 x 21, couverture tricolore illustrée rempliée. Ex-libris, légères décharges de papier collant sur garde. Bonne monographie, copieusement et soigneusement illustrée, sur ce peintre qui nous a tant touché, par le foisonnement de vie qui traverse ses compositions. L'iconographie, riche et diversifiée, bénéficie de reproductions soignés, phototypie et procédés Jacomet Notre exemplaire, provenant de la bibliothèque de Pierre Cailler, comporte son ex-libris et, en sus des deux pointes sèches annoncées et de l'état avant avant la lettre du dessin de couverture réservés au tirage de luxe, un portrait anonyme de l'artiste à l'eau-forte, sur un autre papier que les estampes pré citées, monté en début.Bel ouvrage ainsi personnalisé & exceptionnellement truffé.De la peinture en plein air. Édition originale. L'un des 200 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur Japon impérial, avec une gravure supplémentaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        SVENSKA FÅGLAR EFTER NATUREN OCH PÅ STEN RITADE I-III.

      Med text af Professor Einar Lönnberg. Stockholm: Förlaget Svenska Fåglar, 1927-29. Andra upplagan. Numrerad utgåva för namngiven ägare, den s.k. Heidenstamsutgåvan med Verner von Heidenstams egenhändiga namnteckning på extrablad. 9, (5), 3-295; 9, (2), 296-546; 16, 547-902 s + planscher. 39x30 cm. 3 volymer inbundna i förlagets dekorerade skinnband med marmorerat helt snitt och ryggdekor. Något nötta pärmar med lätt blekta och fläckiga ryggar, del II med mindre skada vid ryggfoten. Illustrerade med totalt 364 (146; 109; 109) helsides litograferade färgplanscher av svenska fåglar. Även fotoillustrerade i svartvitt i texten

      [Bookseller: Ryös Antikvariat]
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        An Appeal to the Conscience of the Civilized World.

      The pamphlet is 15 pages long (31cm tall), and has a number of illustrations.[Fair condition. Several of the pages, including the covers, are detached. The covers are dusty and chipped. Rare.  Only four copies located in OCLC. (This is H.L. Mencken's copy, with his stamp on the back of the title page, a gift at one time to the U.S. Library of Congress made in 1927.)This truly is an appeal "to the world" for there to be an understanding about what was happening to Black People in the United States in 1920--and this appeal wasn't about unequal access to education or jobs or Jim Crow laws or any of the social assaults made on those people; it was more basic than that. It was a statement of how thousands of blacks were being lynched, and murdered, and burned.  The appeal was extremely basic--to let it be known that these horrors were being committed against a class of people with little capacity to defend itself legally.It is a roll call of terror, listing "barbarous" practices against "colored Americans", citing 84  persons "murdered or 'lnyched' .The pamphlet publishes in full an infamous photograph of the burning of William Brown, of Omaha, Nebraska (September 28, 1919)--a photo seen as too horrendous to be printed in full, showing the charred remains of Mr. Brown.  (When the Chicago Tribune ran the picture it cropped out the burned body, saying it was "too horrendous" for publication.) This evidently was the first photograph of a lynching/burning in progress--the photographer asked the crowd to allow him to make the image, and then the murderers and accomplices got back to business, stoking the fire to consume what was left of Brown's body.Thge extraordinary headline is an example of other presented by the NAACP--this one extraordinarily announcing the planned burning of an African American, and also how many people would probably attend.It was a very bleak record, an enormous stain on the country, to be presented with information like this, a horror.  But lynching continued for years to come (with 5,000 more lynchings from 1921 to 1931), and the first federal anti-lynching legislation did not appear for another 15 years. (Mr. Mencken spoke at the Van Nuys hearings in 1935, and said that he knew of no civilized person in favor of lynching, and that the legislation was needed whether it was a "good" law or not.  He took a strong anti-lynching stand at the Baltimore Sun, and kept it up for years--an unpopular thing to do at the time, though Mencken had the courage to pursue it.)

      [Bookseller: JF Ptak Science Books]
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        Poems

      London: T.Fisher Unwin Limited. (Ernest Benn Limited), 1927.. Full-Leather. Used Good./None. Book in full Tan coloured Leather with a Celtic Design on front cover and Spine edge. Some shelf rubbing to edges and corners, crack approx 1" top of spine, , tiny chips bottom of spine edge and slight cracking down spine edges. A little cracking on front inner hinge. No signatures or names, light brown end papers. Preface by w.b.Yeats dated January 1927. Preface to the Seventh Edition by W. B. Yeats dated 1912. The Countess Cathleen is dedicated to Maud Gonne. 323pp in Decorative Leather, a rare find .

      [Bookseller: KAREN MILLWARD BOOKS]
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        La vie de Chopin ou le poète *

      Gallimard, (Paris) 15.3.1927. - Reliure signée de Saulnier, demi veau fauve à coins, dos à nerfs (frotté) orné de rectangles mosaïqués, titre dorés, signet, couverture et dos conservés, ex-libris. Édition originale. L'un des 35 exemplaire numérotés sur Japon Impérial, outre 17 Chine, 137 Hollande et 665 Vélin pur fil.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        ALS.

      Zwickledt-Wernstein, 9. IV. 1927. - 4to. ½ p. To the editors of the "Schärdinger Wochenblatt", thanking for an article about his 50th birthday: "Es hat mich sehr gefreut, daß nicht nur die Zeitungen von fernher sondern auch das Schärdinger-Wochenblatt dieses Datums gedacht hat [.]". - Slightly foxed.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Elmer Gantry (First Edition)

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1927. First edition, first issue with "Gantry" spelled "Cantry" on the spine of the book. Near Fine in a bright, strong Very Good plus, unrestored dust jacket with a few tiny chips at the extremities. An attractive copy of a notable novel about a corrupt Southern evangelist, memorably filmed in 1960 with Burt Lancaster and Shirley Jones, who both won Oscars, as did the screenplay by Richard Brooks.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Werkkunst Berlin 1927

      NP ca. 1927 - Oblong 8vo. Unpaginated (24pp). Stapled printed wraps, as issued. Rare exhibition catalogue of the "Erste Frühjahrsschau für angewndte Kunst" which was held in Berlin in 1927. Illustrated with 10 tipped-in b/w photographic reproductions of metal, ceramic, glas, wood, weaving, and ivory art works. "Erste Frühjahrsschau für angewandte Kunst in Berlin zeigt Musterarbeiten aus verschiedenen Materialgruppen, vorwiegend Einzelstücke.Angestrebt wird, den Begriff und das Unterscheiden von gut und schlecht in Material, Form, Farbe und Ausführung weiten Kreisen näher zu bringen, dadurch Produktion und Absatz wertvoller Dinge zu steigern, wertloses zurückzudrängen. Vertreten sind Einzelarbeiten aus Keramik, Glas, Metall, Holz, Weberei und verwandten Materialgruppen." Photographs show art work by Prof. L. Gies, O. Douglas Hill & A. Ehlers, Prof. E. Scharff, Prof. C. O. Czeschka, E. Lettrè, W. Raemisch, Prof. M. Läuger, Werkstätten der Stadt Halle (Kunstgewerbeschule Burg Giebichenstein), and Prof. Th. A. Winde. Minor creasing, sunning and staining on wraps. Small stain on margins of bottom and fore edge of first 5 pages. Text in German. Overall very good condition. Scarce. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Nikiforos Fokas (In Greek)

      Athena: 1927. First edition. Octavo, original wrappers. Signed by Nikos Kazantzakis. In good condition, with the signatures originally bound, but lacking the spine. A very rare, early work by Kazantzakis. A precursor to the author's work "The Last Temptation." "The play Nikifóros Fokss, written in first draft in 1915, shows Kazantzakis assimilating Christian materials to a basically aesthetic philosophy in order to develop a "metachristian" world-view that treats our futile presence on earth. This metachristian view replaces the Christian assurance that happiness comes from the observance of certain precepts of behavior that lead to the reward of heavenly bliss; it holds, instead, that one may achieve happiness-indeed "salvation"-by contemplating the spectacle of life's unfolding phenomena.... The major theological change is the denial of an afterlife. Kazantzakis's Nikiforos gains a sense that death is final. What he must avoid is the panic that such a realization causes in weaker souls. The key scene in which the transformation of the legend occurs is a dream-vision in which Fokas is visited by Christ and, in dialogue with him, begins to formulate his new world-view." (Peter Bien)

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Magic Mountain

      New York: Alfred A. Knoph, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. VG+. Signed. First English translation. Limited to 200 copies and signed by author. Very solid, square copy with clean interior. Mild wear to edges and light soiling. All DJs are archival mylar protected. Selling books since 1980 and online since 1999.

      [Bookseller: The Bookworm]
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        Archaic Chinese Jades__Collected in China by A.W. Bahr__Now in Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago

      Privately Printed. Hardcover. green boards black cloth spine gilt lettering and decoration 51 pp 36 plates of which 3 are colored inscribed by the author on a front endpaper a very good copy. . Good. 1927.

      [Bookseller: San Francisco Book Company]
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        Cheiron

      London: by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press,, 1927. Small octavo. Original marbled paper over boards, title label to front board. Corners and ends very lightly rubbed, spine a little tanned, partial toning to endpapers. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, of Trevelyan's play about Cheiron, the immortal centaur who tutored most of the heroes of ancient Greece including Achilles, Odysseus, Perseus, Theseus and Hercules. One of 300 copies. Inscribed by Trevelyan to his Bloomsbury group friend Irene Cooper Willis on the first blank, "Irene, from Bob, Feb 1928". Cheiron was in fact published March 1928, making this a prepublication presentation copy. Willis was a close friend of Trevelyan and received inscribed copies of most of the poet's books. As well as being an author in her own right, she was notably the literary executrix of Thomas Hardy, and also the friend and executrix of Vernon Lee [pseud. of the Florence-based aesthete author Violet Paget: 1856-1935]. Willis had connections to the whole Trevelyan clan: R. C. Trevelyan's younger brother the historian George Macaulay Trevelyan (to whom this book is dedicated) was involved in the founding of the British Institute of Florence, to which Willis bequeathed Vernon Lee's substantial library; and Willis also sat with Trevelyan's older brother Charles Philips Trevelyan on the executive committee of the Union of Democratic Control (the left-wing political group dissenting against British policy during the First World War), of which R. C. Trevelyan was also a member.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        RUPERT AND THE PRINCESS

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

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Building Plans and Elevations for James J. Hjul on Harrison St. on the Corner of Harrison St. and Essex St., San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, July 1927 - November 1931. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size varies. 20 sheets. Job #003. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        News-Letter of the LXIVMOS

      (Brookline, MA, 1927-1929). Numbers 1 to 21, though only the supplement to number 7 is present. Various sizes and pagination. The ninth number in this series was printed at the Black Sun Press in an edition of 450 copies. Henderson's newsletter, which began in November 1927 as a broadside leaf printed on one side, has become a key reference work in the world of miniature book collecting. Laid into this copy are two miniature letters, one of which is addressed to Robert Henderson and appears to have been sent through the mail, as it bears a cancelled stamp. This letter, dated 2/17/33, measuring 7/8 by 5/8 inch, is written in pencil, and asks "Hendy" to inform him should the correspondence not reach him. The second letter, addressed to James Henderson, thanks him for a miniature Koran, and then continues, "I have a dreadful fear that I may become a collector." This letter measures 1 3/8 by 1 inch; its envelope is sealed with wax and bears a minuscule painted two-cent stamp. Some light wrinkling, several sheets show signs of folding, else fine in cloth folding case. Although the newsletters were reprinted in a single volume by Lilliputter Press in 1968, this is a rare opportunity to own a nearly complete set in its original parts. With bookplate of Clarice Hamill, a miniature-book collector and wife of prominent Chicago collector and philanthropist Alfred E. Hamill.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        San Francisco and Bay Counties California Telephone Directory (Phonebook / Phone Book), November 1927

      The Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Co., San Francisco 1927 - Over 1,000 pages. Many contemporary ads including a wonderful full-page two-sided colour piece for S&W canned food products. Average wear. Two minor tape repairs to front cover. Binding sound. Unmarked. A few minor tears. Truly a wonderful vintage piece of San Francisco history. Hard to believe this copy has survived so well. A thrill to hold! [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction]
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        Danseuse Allongée, Main Droite Sous la Tête form Dix Danseuses

      France, 1927. Lithograph on laid Chine paper; signed in pencil, numbered 3/5. From Dix Danseuses by Edition de la Galerie d'Art Contemporaire, 1927. Includes a Certificate of Authenticity from Original Fine Art Ltd, dated March 1984. Good condition. Light fold mark on right side.& Fribourg, 442, Pully, 138; Planche, 96.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        The Dreamland Express

      London: Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Good +. Harold R. Millar. Fabulously illustrated with 14 full colour full page illustrations [one is double page] plus many more full page and smaller black and white illustrations. Harold Millar [1881-1935] was mainly an illustrated of children's books and magazines and this is one of the few, if not the only, book that he also authored.[Houfe p. 230]. I love the detail and the style of the illustrations, there is so much going on and they are very well executed. Reasonably hard to find in its first edition state this volume was re-printed in the 1980's but this copy is an original first edition. Plain end papers [as issued] with illustrated title page. Paper covered boards. 223x282mm. 96pp. Corners / edges worn with scuffing and grubbiness to boards. Some staining and lifting to front pastedown. Some archival tape has been used to reinforce the endpaper gutters. Inside there is the odd fingerprint, otherwise clean and complete.

      [Bookseller: The Little Book Store]
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        The Bridge of San Luis Rey

      New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1927 First edition, first printing. Signed and inscribed by Wilder in the month of publication to former headmaster of the Lawrenceville School, James Cameron Mackenzie: "For Mac/ with my best/ Thornton Wilder/ Davis/ November/ 1927". Original publisher's cloth. A near fine copy with some light rubbing to the extremities; in a later printing dust jacket with some chips and loss, a few small tears, and small owner signature to the front panel. Wilder was hired by the Lawrenceville School in 1921 to teach French and serve in Davis House. During his Lawrenceville tenure, he published "The Trumpet Shall Sound," "The Cabala," and "The Bridge of San Luis Rey". He resigned from Lawrenceville in 1928, the year following the publication of "San Luis Rey".. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        American clipper ships. 1833-1858, Vol. I u. Vol. II (2 Bde., compl.).

      Salem, Marine Research Society, 1926-1927 - Gr.8°, Fronti., XIII u. IX, 780 S., zahlr. teilw. farb. Abb. auf 29 Tafeln. (compl.)., OLwd., goldgepr., Rücken min. gebräunt., min. berieben, Bd. I: Stempel u. Name auf Vs., Bd. II: Stempel, Kugelschreiberstrich u. aufmontiertes Bild auf Vs., sonst gute Exemplare. (= Marine Research Society, 13). Portaitiert werden die Schiffe in Vol. I: Adelaide - Lotus; und in Vol. II: Malay - Young Mechanic. Mit Abbildungsverzeichnis. Text engl. 3100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Elmer Gantry

      Harcourt, Brace and Company,New York, 1927. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis. Signed first edition, first issue in dust jacket. Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1927). Flat signed on the title-page. First issue with “C” For “G” in Gantry on spine. Dust jacket is in very good condition with large check at the bottom of the spine on the front back edge, V chip at back top and chip to spine top at back edge effecting the E in ELmer, corners with slight wear,else a complete bright dust jacket. The jacket is not price clipped with a price of $2.50. The binding is in near fine condition. Book clean throughout. 432 pages. Wonderful copy.Housed in a custom made Library of Congress style archival box. Inventory #10-226.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        ELMER GANTRY

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1927). First Edition. Hardcover. There is minimal cracking to the rear hinge but the covers are tight and bright; neat owner name and address on the front free endpaper. The dustwrapper is complete with some neat internal restoration and repairs. Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine and uncommon dustwrapper. First state of the binding. Made into a 1960 film about a con man and a female evangelist selling religion to small town America. It won three Academy Awards for Best Actor (Burt Lancaster), Best Supporting Actress (Shirley Jones), and Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Richard Brooks). It was also nominated for Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture, and Best Picture.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        ELMER GANTRY [James Agee's copy at Phillips Exeter Academy dated March 1927]

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1927). Hardcover. Good copy, lacking the dustwrapper. An Agee rarity. A later printing, ex-library copy with the bookplate of The Phillips Exeter Academy library on the front pastedown, stamped DISCARDED, of a book made into a film starring Burt Lancaster that won three Academy Awards. An undistinguished copy BUT for the fact that it belonged to James Agee with his SIGNATURE "J R Agee" dated March 1927 on the front free endpaper. This copy later belonged to Henry Darcy Curwen, of the Exeter English faculty, who signed his name below Agee's. In March 1927, Agee, at age 17, was in his "upper-middle" year (junior) at Exeter, an admirer of Sinclair Lewis and already committed to a literary career, submitting poems and stories to the Phillips Exeter Monthly. In one of his early letters to Father Flye (LETTERS OF JAMES AGEE TO FATHER FLYE, pages 27-28) dated Exeter 17 March 1927, Agee writes: "I've bought and read Elmer Gantry, the Lewis satire on religion. It's very disappointing, although excellent in spots. He's turning rancid." Reflecting his own psychological unease at the time, Agee soon expands this somewhat in one of his earliest published critical articles, a review of ELMER GANTRY in the Phillips Exeter Monthly 31 (May 1927): "It is one gigantic crescendo of walloping filthiness, and I have the feeling that it carried Mr. Lewis before it, and left him stranded where not even himself can work his salvation." Early signed Agee material is uncommon, and the important resonance of this copy with his beginning literary efforts can hardly be exaggerated.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        ELMER GANTRY

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1927. First edition. Fine/Very Good +. A Fine, first issue copy with the spine title reading "Cantry." A solid, unmarked copy with spine a trifle cocked, but otherwise bright and fresh. In a Very Good + dust jacket with a few closed tears along the jacket edges and a pea-sized chip missing from the front panel, near the spine. A book rarely found in this condition. One of Lewis' most popular novels, and one that created an uproar among the religious evangelical communities that it satirizes. It stands among "Main Street," Babbitt," and "Arrowsmith" as Lewis' lasting contribution to 20th century American literature. Filmed in 1960 starring Burt Lancaster and Jean Simmons. Additional images available upon request. Fine in Very Good +. dust jacket.

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        Der Schatz der Sierra Madre

      Berlin, Büchergilde Gutenberg 1927.. 213 S., 1 w. Bl. Oranges Orig.-Maroquin mit goldgeprägter Deckelvignette, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Kopfgoldschnitt. Mit Pappschuber. Gr.-8°. In dieser Einbandvariante und mit Druck auf besserem Papier ungewöhnliche und für mich nicht weiter nachweisbare Vorzugsausgabe. Vgl. Treverton 244.1 und 2; hier mit den Merkmalen beider Druckvarianten der Erstausgabe. - Wesentlich mehr von Interesse ist der Original-Maroquin Einband, der die gleiche Gestaltung wie die bekannte Leinenausgabe aufweist. Ein solch recht luxuriöser Einband ist nun besonders für die Anfangsjahre der aus der deutschen Arbeiterbewegung entstandenen Büchergilde zwar recht ungewöhnlich, aber doch sind einige Werke als Lederausgaben bekannt - sie wurden an Mitglieder, die selbst eine bestimmte Anzahl neuer Abonnenten geworben hatten, überreicht. Für mich ist allerdings kein anderes, so gebundenes Exemplar nachweisbar. - Das Buch selbst in schöner und frischer Erhaltung, der Schuber berieben und lichtrandig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        DOGS OF CHARACTER

      1927. 1. ALDIN,CECIL. DOGS OF CHARACTER. London & NY: Eyre & Spottiswoode and Charles Scribner 1927. 4to (8 x 11"), 1/4 vellum and printed white boards, all edges gilt, slight bit of cover soil, Fine copy. LIMITED TO ONLY 250 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED AND WITH A DRAWING BY HIM. The drawing is 5" wide x 2" high and is a charming picture of Cracker, Aldin's own bull terrier sleeping on a couch. Written by Aldin for children, this tells the child how to decide what breed to get, how to train the dog and goes on to relate stories about various dogs. Illustrated by him with 7 full page illustrations, 70 large partial page illustrations and 2 color plates. Simply great.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        THE OXFORD BOOK OF AMERICAN VERSE. Signed

      New York: Oxford University Press, 1927 Carman, Bliss. THE OXFORD BOOK OF AMERICAN VERSE. Oxford University Press, New York, 1927. 8vo., 680pp. Publisher's dark blue cloth, gilt lettered at the spine, top edge gilt. A fine unique Association Copy Inscribed by Carman to first cousin & great friend, Sir Charles G. D. Roberts the grand 'Old Man' of Canadian Letters on the front free endpaper. "This book is not as good / as the Second Edition / will be, but until / then, best wishes to C. G. / Bliss". An exceptional example. Bliss Carman FRSC [April 15, 1861 - June 8, 1929] Preeminent Canadian poet, born William Bliss Carman, Fredericton, New Brunswick. Published under the name "Bliss Carman," although the "Bliss" is his mother's surname. Arguably Canada's best known poet, dubbed by some the "unofficial poet laureate of Canada." He later moved to New York & was influential as both an editor & writer for Cosmopolitan, the Atlantic Monthly, the Chap Book and other journals. Recognized for his anthology & editing of the 10 volume work, The World's Best Poetry, 1904 & The Oxford book of American verse. In 1928 he was awarded the Lorne Pierce Gold Medal by the Royal Society of Canada. Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, KCMG , FRSC , BA [January 10, 1860 – November 26, 1943]. Canadian poet & prose writer. Besides his own body of work, Roberts is known as the "Father of Canadian Poetry" because he served as an inspiration for other writers of his time. Roberts, his cousin Bliss Carman, Archibald Lampman and Duncan Campbell Scott were known as the "Confederation poets".. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Le pèse-nerfs suivi des Fragments d'un journal en enfer.

      Les cahiers du sud 1927 - - Les cahiers du sud, Marseille _1927, 14x19,5cm, broché. - Edition originale dans le commerce, un des 32 ex numérotés sur vélin, tirage de tête avec 21 Hollande. Rare et agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        RUPERT AND THE MAGIC TOY MAN

      (London, Sampson Low, Marston and Co., Ltd, September 1927).. Second printing, 4to, 250 x 190 mm, 9¾ x 7¼, illustrated throughout, 1 illustration per page with text above and below, pages printed blue, red or brown, pages not numbered but collated and guaranteed complete, brown cloth backed cream boards, black title to spine, large colour plate to upper cover showing Rupert in blue jumper talking to lizard with bicycle, brown pictorial border, 3 titles on lower cover, plain endpapers. Professionally rebacked in matching cloth with original backstrip with title and imprint laid on, corners slightly worn with cardboard showing at tips, tiny chip to edge of mounted colour plate, hardly noticeable, a little pale staining to cream area at top of upper cover, large pale stain to upper corner of lower cover, also showing on both pastedowns, occasional pale fingermark to margins, occasional tiny pale spot, 5 very small closed edge tears expertly repaired, contents very nice and bright. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy of a very scarce early Rupert. This is the first book of six in the series known as the Rupert Little Bear series. It was first published in 1925 in the same format but with pictorial endpapers. All titles in the series are very scarce, both firsts and reprints. See the Rupert bibliography by Lofts and Adley revised by John Beck, page 93. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        MEN WITHOUT WOMEN

      New York:: Charles Scribners,, 1927. Very Good++. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY ERNEST HEMINGWAY ON TIPPED-IN SHEET FFEP. A Very Good++ hardback Second Printing in original black cloth binding with gold paper labels, black printing on cover and spine as issued. Owner inscription ffep, mild soil, foxing edges. 8vo. 232 pp.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Men Without Women

      Scribners NY 1927. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1927. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First edition, first printing, weighs 16oz. Book is tight, straight and in very good condition. Moderate wear to edges, tone to gold paper labels and neat mending to inside paper joints. Non price clipped ($2.00) DJ is second state with reviews in orange bands, else same as first state. Very good with some wear to extremities and folds, spine is tanned and spotted. A newspaper promo ad featuring the 2nd printing of this title will be included. Note, ad is toned with light wear. .

      [Bookseller: Abound Book Company]
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        Harangue The trees said to the bramble come reign over us

      New York: E. P. Dutton & co, 1927. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. 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.

      [Bookseller: hi+lo modern]
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        The Spring Song and In View of the Fact That. Two Stories

      San Francisco: Privately printed by The Lantern Press, Gelber, Lilienthal, Inc.,, 1927. Quarto. Original floral patterned wrappers with paper label printed in black to cover. In a black solander case. Portrait frontispiece. Wrappers rubbed and tanned with split at spine and repaired chip from front corner, a very good copy. First US edition, first printing, one of a limited edition of only 10 copies, all signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Fiesta

      Jonathan Cape, London, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Jacket. 400 g; (8), 9-286, (2) pages in original blue cloth covered boards, with the publisher's colophon blind stamped centre to the rear panel, and gilt titling to the spine. As can be seen in the 3rd image, the cloth is worse onf the front lower spine/cover edge, and as can be seen in the 4th image, there is rubbing and chipping at the head of the spine. Previous owner's details in pencil on the front free end page. Light ageing of the page edges, and a 1.5 inch tear on the external edge of page 31/32. The American publication was called "the Sun Also Rises". As can be seen by the 1st image the book is a 1st impression, having the typographical error of "Stones" instead of the "Stories". Size: 8 vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 0236723. .

      [Bookseller: Syber's Books]
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        The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man's Recreation. Edited by JOHN MAJOR. Illustrated from engravings on wood by E. Fitch Daglish, F.Z.S

      London: Thornton Butterworth, 1927.. 4to. (11.75 x 9.5 inches). pp.367, (i). Frontispiece, 15 plates, lettered tissue guards, with an extra plate signed to margin by the artist in pencil, tipped onto the (browned) verso of the printed fold-over at the front paste-down. All engravings on India paper. Publisher's quarter vellum, lettered in black to spine, spine a little darkened. Boards covered with patterned paper. Gift inscription in ink (dated 1928) generously written across the front free endpaper. The original plain card slipcase (numbered 36 in ink) is rubbed to edges, worn, stained, marked and split along one edge but complete. O/w contents bright and clean. Binding firm and square. A handsome copy, near fine, in a tired and worn slipcase. No.36 of an edition limited to 300 copies, with extra engraving signed by the artist. First edition thus. Limited edition. Signed by Artist

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books PBFA]
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        Bahnhofsbauten der Berliner Strassenbahn. I: Die Strassenbahnstadt in der Müllerstrasse; II: Die Bahnhöfe der Berliner Strassenbahn im Wechsel der Zeiten. (Cover title: Bahnhofsbauten der Berliner Strassenbahn-Betriebs G.M.B.H.).

      Bln., Otto v. Holten, n.d. [1927]. - Large 8vo. 40 pp. With 29 tipped-in plts. (incl. 9 by Willy Jaeckel, 14 photos by Emil Leitner), typography by architect Jean Krämer & Heinrich Alex. Prinz. Hardcover. Or. half vellum, yellow cloth covers with black & silver illustration & lettering on front, in typical 1920's expressionistic style. Fine/-- * Extremely rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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        THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY

      New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. The book is slightly cocked. The dustwrapper has mild chipping to the spine tips and the upper front corner. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper. First Trade Edition, with title page printed in green and black. Preceded by the "preliminary issue" of 21 copies and the London edition by a few days. Illustrated by Amy Drevenstedt. Winner of Wilder's first of three Pulitzer Prizes, this copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page to "Dr. Samuel Rosenfeld/with the regards of/Thornton Wilder" and dated "New Hope, Penn./July 1948."

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Revision of the Jurassic Cephalopod Fauna of Kachh (Cutch)

      Government of India 1927-33, Calcutta - 6 vols in 3: 945, 130 collotype plates. 4to. HB. Modern cloth with orig. printed wrappers (some torn with loss) bound in. Some wrappers incribed by author. Old stain to title-page and first few pages of pt 4. A few marginal tears repaired. Vg. A classic monograph on the fossil cephalopods (ammonites belemnites and nautili) from the western Indian province of Kutch (Kachchh, Kachh), published in Palaeontologia Indica, New Series, Vol. IX, No. 2. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: PEMBERLEY NATURAL HISTORY BOOKS BA]
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        THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY

      New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. The dustwrapper has mild edgewear and short closed tears. It has been backed internally along the spine and flap folds with tissue paper for reinforcement. Also present is an early custom-made black cloth dustwrapper with a gilt-lettered red morocco spine label. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper. First Trade Edition, with title page printed in green and black. Preceded by the "preliminary issue" of 21 copies and the London edition by a few days. Illustrated by Amy Drevenstedt. Winner of Wilder's first of three Pulitzer Prizes.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        REVOLT IN THE DESERT

      New York: George A. Doran, 1927. First American edition, rarest and preferred issue with the Kennington decorated endleaves which had been designed for the 1926 issue of SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM and with the additional plates and illustrations. VERY RARE ISSUE with 24 illustrations on full-page plates and with 18 b/w line cuts from the 1926 SEVEN PILLARS not in any other issue or edition of REVOLT IN THE DESERT. With a folding map in black and red tipped in at the rear of the volume. 8vo, publisher’s original tan polished buckram lettered in gilt on the spine. xvi, 335 pp. including the index. A fine and handsome copy with light evidence of age mellowing. VERY SCARCE FIRST EDITION WITH THE ADDITIONAL ILLUSTRATIONS AND THE KENNINGTON DECORATED ENDLEAVES. This is the first publicly issued text of SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM prepared by Lawrence after the private printing of that book and edited by him for the general trade. Jonathan Cape had planned a new edition of REVOLT IN THE DESERT to come out after Lawrence death, but Lawrence’s estate permitted instead the printing of the trade edition of the full text of SEVEN PILLARS instead. Thus, the work in this form was obtainable for only a very brief period of time. Copies of the book with the additional decorations and illustrations are rarely encountered.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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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'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's description of the Arab War.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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