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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Bill James") to George Cole ("Dear Jack") of Hollywood, regarding the Chicago rodeo, C.R. "Charlie" Williams, rodeo cowboy star, and a pair of Williams' spurs

      Pryor, Montana, 1927. One page, in ink, on sheet of blank stationery. 4to. With envelope in James' hand, return address, signed "Will James". One page, in ink, on sheet of blank stationery. 4to. "Had a great time in Chicago - great Rodeo. C.R. Williams got there one day late and somehow he was left out of the big money in bronk [sic] riding on that account. It sure was too bad and I thought something was going to be done about it, but I guess not. Williams was only there one day or so. Got to thinking about C.R.W's spurs and if you don't want to take responsibility of 'em send 'em to me. I'd sure like to hang 'em up here and Williams could take his time sending me the money … I'm going to stay here a few months yet - maybe till Christmas, then I might go to Hollywood … but I'm not going to run around anymore till then, I've got too much to do. Starting on a long novel now …"James signed "Bill James" when addressing his wife or close friends (see Frazier p. 170).C.R Williams from Calais, Montana was a rodeo star and fine bronc rider. He was a double for Tom Mix in the movies.

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        Gordon Stonhurst Estate

      Sydney: F. Cunninghame & Co., 1927. Otherwise very good condition. The poster advertises "39 High Grade Building Sites" bounded by Nelson Street and Carter St, and on either side of Stonyhurst Rd and Clifford St. Inset map of locality. Auctioned 6th August 1921 by W. Robjohns Ltd, with Thorpe and Carroll, local agents. Part of the estate of the late H. Clifford Love. With a photographic "View of Gordon from the Estate" across the top of the poster. Approx 51x81 cm, black printing on cream paper, title at top with date directly underneath and map below.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints ]
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        GNOME KING OF OZ

      - (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, not often found so bright in the wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Emerald City of Oz

      Chicago: Reilly and Lee (first Published in 1910) 1927 - 296 Pp. Later Printing In Earliest Reilly & Lee Style, With Cover Paste-On Illustration Of Ozma Between The Scarecrow And The Tin Woodman, Issued Circa 1927-1928 Per Bienvenue, With All 12 Color Plates. End Papers Are Illustrated In Black And White. A Remarkably Well Preserved Book With Its Original Dust Jacket In Exceptional Condition. No Names Or Marks, Trace Of Rubbing At Corners, Dj With A 3/16" And A 1/4" Closed Tear At Bottom Of Front Panel,1/8" Closed Tear Top Of Front Panel, Tiny Loss At Lower Front Spine Corner And At Top Of Front Flap Fold, Two 1/8" Closed Tears At Top Of Spine, And A Few 1/16" To 1/8" Closed Tears Along Edges Of Rear Panel, No Other Faults, No Names Or Marks Or Stains Or Foxing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mikroskopisch-topographischer Atlas des menschlichen Zentralnervensystems. COPY SIGNED TO PIERRE MARIE

      Leipzig und Wien: Franz Deuticke. 1927 - Grand in-4° relié, envoi autographe à PIERRE MARIE - 226pp. 32 plates with 80 figures. Otto Marburg (* 25. Mai 1874 in Römerstadt; ¿ 13. Juni 1948 in New York City) war ein österreichischer Neurologe. Er war Professor für Neurologie in Wien und New York City und Verfasser zahlreicher Arbeiten zu Themen der Neurologie und Neuropathologie, insbesondere zur Multiplen Sklerose und zu Tumoren des Zentralnervensystems. Nach ihm ist die akute maligne Verlaufsform der Multiplen Sklerose (Typ Marburg) benannt, deren Erstbeschreibung er 1905 vornahm. Marburg wurde 1874 in Römerstadt in Österreich-Ungarn, heute Rýma?ov in Tschechien, als Sohn des jüdischen Fabrikbesitzers Max Marburg und dessen Frau Adele, geborene Berg, geboren. Er hatte sieben Geschwister, eine Schwester und seine Mutter starben 1942 im Ghetto Theresienstadt. Otto Marburg war ab 1916 mit Malvine Knoepfelmacher verheiratet. Nach Besuch des Gymnasiums in Ratibor und Olmütz studierte Marburg bis 1899 Medizin an der Universität Wien. Er wurde 1899 promoviert. Bereits während seines Studiums war er als Assistent bei Heinrich Obersteiner tätig. Seine Ausbildung in Neurologie erhielt er in Wien bei Julius Wagner von Jauregg, in Paris bei Pierre Marie und in Berlin bei Hermann Oppenheim. 1905 habilitierte sich Otto Marburg in Wien für Neurologie, 1912 wurde er zum außerordentlichen und 1919 zum ordentlichen Professor berufen. Er trat zudem 1919 die Nachfolge Heinrich Obersteiners am Neurologischen Institut an. Ab 1914 war er Mitglied er Leopoldina. Nach dem Anschluss Österreichs 1938 wurde Marburg wie zahlreiche andere Dozenten der Wiener Universität aufgrund seiner jüdischen Herkunft zwangspensioniert. Marburg und seine Frau verließen das Land und emigrierten mit Unterstützung Bernhard Sachs' über England in die Vereinigten Staaten. In den USA war er zuerst am Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City tätig, später am College of Physicians and Surgeons der Columbia University als Professor für Neurologie. Seine österreichische Zulassung beschäftigte in den Jahren 1940 und 1941 sowohl die staatlichen Behörden und Gerichte als auch den Obersten Gerichtshof der Vereinigten Staaten. Letztlich wurde Marburgs Wunsch nach einer Berufserlaubnis gerichtlich abgewiesen, ihm eine ärztliche Betätigung aber trotzdem erlaubt. - - - - - Otto Marburg (May 25, 1874 - June 13, 1948) was an Austrian neurologist known for his contributions to the understanding of multiple sclerosis and for advances in neurooncology. Marburg was born in Römerstadt in Moravia, Austria-Hungary (today Rýma?ov, Czech Republic). From 1919 to 1938 he was head of the Neurological Institute at the University of Vienna. Following the 1938 Anschluss, Marburg was forced to emigrate to the United States as a refugee. Arriving in New York City, he joined Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons as clinical professor of neurology. He was author of several standard texts about the nervous system, and a subtype of multiple sclerosis (Marburg multiple sclerosis) has been named after him. Marburg died of cancer in New York in 1948, at the age of 74. Otto Marburg was not associated with the Marburg virus, which was discovered in 1967 in the German town of Marburg. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Bridge Of San Luis Rey

      NY: Albert & Charles Boni, 1927, 1927. FIRST EDITION PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., illustrated by Amy Drevenstedt, inscribed on the title-page "Amicus Amicis hoc erat in votis Thorny to Eliz-Ira-Sus-Judy New York April 17 . 1959." Publisher's original smooth tan binding, titlepage printed in green and black, with the original DJ, not price clipped, some minor chipping to upper edges not affecting text, NEAR FINE/VG-

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        Men Without Women

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927. Hardcover. Very Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1927. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Dated 1927 with Scribner's logo present. Weighs more than a pound. Page number 3 perfect. Tan cloth boards with black lettering. {ref: Hanneman A18a}. Book Condition: Very Good, age toning, shelf wear. Facsimile dust jacket. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        AMANTS ET VOLEURS.

      - Paris, Éditions de la Roseraie, 1927. 1 vol. in-4 relié: 24 x 29 cm, 215-[4] pp., non ébarbé. Édition illustrée de 15 gravures de Dignimont à pleine page en double état, noir et couleur. Édition limitée à 420 exemplaires. Un des 350 exemplaires sur vélin de Rives (no. 381). Reliure en demi-chagrin caramel à coins. Dos à 4 nerfs avec pièce de titre en maroquin orangé. Plats recouverts de papier marbré. Très bel exemplaire. Érotique. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        CIRCULAR REGARDING SALE OF STOCK]

      Fairchild Aviation Corporation, New York 1927 - 4to., [60] leaves plus interleaves, photo-illustrated. Mimeographed typescript, printed on rectos only. Stiff paper binder with printed label on upper cover, bound with brads. A few creases and nicks to the binder, with a slight bump to the upper tip of the first leaves. A very good copy.The frontispiece is a folding photographically produced chart; there are five original mounted photographs, approximately 4 x 5 inches or the reverse. A very early prospectus or annual report for the purpose of a public stock offering by Fairchild, following the founding of the firm in 1924. The frontispiece is a chart of the various divisions of Fairchild, and a portion of this report is devoted to the Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation, which was among the most significant pioneers of aerial photography; several of their planes were designed specifically for use in aerial photography. The photographs illustrate the "K-8" aerial mapping camera and the manufacturing facilities. The various other divisions of Fairchild are enumerated listing: production, research sales, etc.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Thailand and Burma 1927 - 1938. Photograph album, Borneo Company Ltd

      1927. Hardcover. Fine. An album of real snap shot photographs, hundreds of views of Thailand and Myanmar (Burma,) taken by an employee of the Borneo Company Ltd., one of the oldest companies based in East Malaysia, founded in London in 1856 to do business in Borneo (Sarawak) and southeast Asia. BCL was involved in banking, import and export, the production of agricultural commodities, minerals, and especially in producing teak (mainly in Thailand). The main office was located in Singapore, with branches in Thailand, Indonesia and Hong Kong. The photographer has done a very thorough job of recording all aspects of life at the time. A wide range of subjects is included, from expat life, local flooding (Lakon Floods, Sawankalok Floods), salvaging goods from the flooded markets, refugees, the British Consulate, the market, numerous river scenes, the Borneo Company compound, family life and business associates. Many snap shots of the album owner's trips to various sites including Paknampho, Angkor Wat, Sucothai, river trip from Paknampho to Atudhya, Me Chem, a sea trip to the Siamese coast, Me Way, Me Ping, Langsuan, Khum tan, Kor Lak, and "Edible Birds' Nest Islands. Vessels identified include: "Arrival of the 'Constitution' at Paknampho 6.10.34 - Passing Percy's Pub"; and the '"Empress of Russia', Hong Kong to Shanghai (1936). Captions hand written in white identify the following individuals: Gill, Thern, Williams, Barron, Captain Naris, Wergeni (likely Mr. T. Wergeni, a Swedish officer in the forest service of the East Asiatic Company), Chief Officer Andreson, "Capt. Faurskow and Siamese princess (12.6.33)", and Hartley. Due to their size, the album contains approximately 900 snap shots, laid down on 96 leaves, front and verso. Many of the snapshots are contact sheet size, 1 3/4 x 1 1/2", cut apart and laid down with 6 across and 4 down per page. Other photographs are as large as 5 3/4 x 4". Album measures 12 x 7 1/2", black stiff cloth covered boards, cord bound. Eastman Kodak album, with a Thai language sticker inside rear cover, for the manufacturer of the album or bookseller.

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        Castelli di Lunigiana

      Pontremoli. Cavanna. 1927. Cm. 23x33; pp. CLXX, 140, (2), ed errata. Splendida brossura editoriale illustrata colorata. Testo inquadrato da cornice floreale. 59 tavole fotografiche fuori testo raffiguranti vari castelli della Lunigiana, protette da velina. Ottimo esemplare parzialmente intonso di questa rara e preziosa monografia sui castelli della Lunigiana

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        Co-Ge-We-A, The Half-Blood: A Depiction of the Great Montana Cattle Range

      Boston: The Four Seas Co., 1927 First edition. No dustjacket. Cloth boards have edge wear, scratches, rubbed/slightly frayed corners/spine. Gilt lettering on spine slightly rubbed. Front hinge very slightly cracked. Gift inscription on flyleaf. Errata list tipped in on half-title page. Slightly soiled/stained inside rear cover/r.f.e.p. A few signatures just a bit loose. Age browning/spots in margins of a few pages. Small bent page corners/edge wear to a few pages. Minor dirt on edge. No writing in text.. First Edition. Cloth. Good+/No Jacket. Book.

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        Les Belles De Nuit. Illustré De Dix-huit Eaux-Fortes Originales Gravées Par Édouard Chimot.

      Les Éditions D'Art Devambez, Paris 1927 - 141 pp. - 2 hojas y 10 láminas iluminadas a mano a deliciosos colores. Más 8 ilustraciones entre el texto, en negro. Todo aguafuertes originales. Nuestro ejemplar uno de los 20 "Exemplaire d'Artiste" (nºVIII), en papel Japon, con una suite en negro y con remarques, de todos los aguafuertes a color y los de entre el texto, un total de 18 láminas más. Un bello dibujo original firmado y dedicado a mano por el artista. La justificación de tiraje está firmada por Chimot y con una dedicatoria autógrafa del mismo. Bien encuadernado por Cambras a media piel, lomera con nervios y florones. Corte superior dorado. Size: 29,5 x 20 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        FUN AND FANTASY

      SHEPARD, ERNEST. (SHEPARD,ERNEST)illus. FUN AND FANTASY: a book of drawings with an introduction by A.A. MILNE. London: Methuen (1927). Folio, cloth backed decorative boards, Fine. LIMITED TO ONLY 150 NUMBERED COPIES-ONLY 50 FOR AMERICA (this being #27) SIGNED BY SHEPARD. Printed on handmade paper. Illustrated with 8 lovely color plates plus a profusion of wonderful black and whites with Shepard's characteristic eye for detail. This is a nice copy of a rarely seen Shepard item.

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        L' ultimo sentimentale. Romanzo

      Edizioni Sindacati Artistici (Stab. Tip. Borgo Po), Torino 1927 - In-16° (178x121mm), pp. 96, brossura editoriale a due colori (grafica di Ludovico Deamicis). Ottimo stato. Prima edizione. Romanzo sperimentale. Cammarota, Futurismo, 201.5. Gambetti / Vezzosi, p. 336: Molto ricercato. Spaducci, p. 125. Italiano [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        Charles Lindbergh With The Spirit of St. Louis Signed Photograph.

      Black and white photograph of Charles A. Lindbergh standing in front of his plane, The Spirit of St. Louis. Inscribed by Lindbergh, "To E. C. Thompson Sincerely Charles A. Lindbergh." Accompanied by the original transmittal envelope addressed to Thompson and bearing a postal cancellation dated July 15, 1927. Thompson has signed along the bottom margin of the photo, with an inscription to Doty. Earl C. Thompson was a St. Louis businessman who donated funds to buy the plane that would famously be named The Spirit of St. Louis. The photograph measures 8 inches by 10 inches. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 18.5 inches by 21.5 inches. A striking image with noted provenance.

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        The Catastrophe.

      New York: D. Appleton and Company,, 1927. Kerensky's Own Story of the Russian Revolution. Octavo. Original red cloth, title in black to spine and front board. Portrait frontispiece. Somewhat rubbed and soiled, frayed head and tail of spine, lower corners rubbed through, endpapers lightly browned, pale toning to the text, overall very good. First edition, published in French and German the following year. Firsthand account of the revolutions of 1917 by the head of the Provisional Government, this copy inscribed verso of the frontispiece "To the Association of Russian Advocates in France", dated Paris 1932. Early signatures of Kerensky are uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Complete Sayings of Jesus

      HENRY FORDFord's signature on a presentation copy of The Complete Sayings of Jesus, with the name of recipient Harry Bennett, Ford's enforcer notorious for his violent repression of labor, engraved in gilt letters on front cover. An ironic gift, given Bennett's role!Book signed: "Henry Ford", 280 pages, 3¼x5½. Book titled The Complete Sayings of Jesus. Williamsburg, Massachusetts: D. H. Pierpont & Co., 1927. FIRST EDITION. Leather cover with gilt lettering. Signed on blank flyleaf. Edges, corners and spine at cover heavily worn and separating. Binding split at inside front and back covers. Accompanied by: B/w 8x10 of Ford and Bennett in Bennett's office. Heavily creased with major surface damage. Henry Ford (1863-1947), the Founder of Ford Motor Company, worked relentless to maximize efficiency and lower the price of his automobiles. Best known for the assembly line, Ford generated many other innovations which became standard, such as the dealer franchise system. The Model-T Ford, introduced in 1908, was affordable, easy to drive and to repair, and it revolutionized American life. Ford's other contributions include the first commercial airliner, the Ford Tri-Motor (1926). Although inclined to pacifism, Ford re-tooled his factories to make a major contribution to production in World War II. Some of Ford's personal views, especially his anti-Semitism, must be noted on the negative side of the ledger. Ford treated his workers very well, with high wages, a 40-hour week and profit-sharing. However, he was adamantly opposed to labor unions, however, and relied on Harry Bennett (1892-1979), head of his Service Department, to intimidate union organizers with strong arm tactics, including the beatings delivered at the "Battle of the Overpass" (1937). When grandson Henry Ford II assumed control of the company in 1945, his first act was to fire Bennett. Two items.

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        Original Modernist Color Sketch For Ceiling Of Kitchen/Dining Room In Manola Court Apartments Designed By Rudolph Schindler For Herman Sachs

      Los Angeles: Herman Sachs, 1927. 1st Edition . No Binding. Near Fine. Original Color Sketch. Original Color Sketch 8 1/4" X 10 1/2" By Herman Sachs, Showing Design For The Ceiling Of The Kitchen/Dining Room In The Manola Court Apartments In Silverlake, Designed For Him By Architect Rudolph Schindler. The Sketch Is On The Back Of A Sheet Of Business Stationary Of "Herman Sachs & Joseph Konde / Mural Painters And Interior Decorators, 6948 Washington Blvd., Culver City, Calif." Born In Romania To Jewish Parents, Herman [Hermann] Sachs Immigrated To The U.S. As A Child. He First Trained Under His German-Born Father, A Painter In The Court Of Queen Elisabeth Of Romania. Sachs Continued His Artistic Training In Europe, Spending The 1910-1920 Period In Germany, Where He Founded The Munich School Of Expressionists (Munich Expressionist Werkstätten). Upon Returning To The United States In 1920, Sachs Exhibited At The Art Institute Of Chicago And Established The Chicago Industrial Art School, Which Soon Failed Due To Lack Of Sufficient Funding. Afterward, Sachs Became The First Director Of The Dayton Museum Of Fine Arts, Now The Dayton Art Institute. During This Time, He Also Served As The U.S. Representative Of Artist George Grosz. Around 1924, Sachs Moved To Los Angeles Where He Designed The Interiors Of The New Gas Company Building. As A Muralist And Decorator, Sachs Went On To Design The Interiors Of Many Los Angeles Landmarks, Including The Bullocks Wilshire Building (Now Home To Southwestern Law School), Union Station, Los Angeles City Hall, And The Title Insurance And Trust Company Building. An Educator As Well As An Artist, Sachs Also Directed The Creative Art Students League Of Los Angeles. Sachs Was Active Within The L.A. Weimar Exile Community Of Artists, Writers, And Filmmakers. His Friend, The Architect Rudolph Schindler, Designed Sachs' L.A. House, The Manola Court Apartments.

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        Au pays des Aïnou. Exploration anthropologique

      - portrait, VIII, 240, (2)pp., Paris, Masson & Cie, sd [1927], in-8, portrait, VIII, 240, (2)pp, 48 planches, 1 vignette photographique sur la première de couverture, , Portrait de l'auteur. 48 planches donnant des portraits photographiques d'Aïnous, dont un reproduit en vignette de couverture. Nombreuses figures de crânes dans le texte. PREMIÈRE ÉDITION de cette fameuse et intéressante monographie. Tirage unique à 50 exemplaires sur vélin pur fil du Marais, celui-ci enrichi d'un envoi signé de l'auteur à sa cousine Gabrielle Montandon. Cette étude anthropologique, l'une des plus importantes de l'auteur, porte sur les Aïnou, ethnie vivant au nord du Japon (îles Hokkaido) et à l'extrême Est de la Russie, que Montandon rencontra au cours d'une mission en Sibérie en 1919-1920 ; elle sera suivi, dix ans plus tard, d'une seconde publication, tout aussi conséquente, La civilisation aïnou et les cultures arctiques (Paris, Payot, 1937). Montandon fut l'auteur d'un grand nombre d'ouvrages d'anthropologie scientifique. Il est tristement passé à la postérité comme étant l'un des responsables de la propagation de "l'ethno-racisme" en France, avec des thèses antisémite, négrophobe et eugéniste d'une grande violence. Cet ami de Louis-Ferdinand Céline est reconnu pour avoir été l'une des cautions scientifiques du racisme avant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Quelques feuillets déreliés. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A collection of 22 type specimens, as below

      Bangor, ME: Eastern Corporation, 1927. Each specimen consists of a large folio broadside (approx. 22" x 17") printed in red and black and a quarto broadsheet on card (approx. 8½" x 11") also printed in red and black with specifications, distributors, Eastern's brand lines, and a brief history of the particular font: Garamond, Perpetua, Futura, Alternate Gothic & Franklin Gothic, Janson, Lutetia, Square-Serif, Calligraphy, the "Lost" Goudy Types, Caslon, Grayda & Barnum, Fairfield, Baskerville, Bodoni, Weiss, Cloister Black, Oxford, Lydian, Bulmer, Cheltenham, Goudy Old Style, and Bernhard Modern. Among the designers of the broadsides are Ward Ritchie, T. M. Cleland, W. A. Dwiggins, Helen Gentry, Rudolph Ruzicka, Carl Purington Rollins, Raymond DaBoll, Edward & Robert Grabhorn, and Fred Anthoensen, among others; all slightly toned, else fine throughout. Contained in a repurposed blue cloth clamshell box.

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        Seder Haggadah shel Pesach

      Jalkut G.m.b.H., Berlin 1927 - Apparently lacking back wrapper. With Otto Geismar's illustrations in the Art Deco style [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Photographies Modernes

      Paris: Librairie Des Arts Decoratifs, 1927. First Edition . Chemise. Very Good +. 235 x 175 Mm. Photographs By Germaine Krull, Andre Kertesz, Maurice Tabard, Francois Rainier, R. Parry, Eli Lotar, Joris Ivens, M. Gravot, Chevojun, I. Kitrosser, Johnny Fernhout, Sougez, Jean Dreville, Andre Vigneau. [12], 24. Plates are 225 x 165 mm. Introductory text, in French, folded sheets, with 24 loose plates, in a paper-covered salmon chemise with off-white paper label, white cloth spine and cloth ties [spine and ties a little aged]. Light wear at corners, tiny area of bumping to upper tips, interior paper of spine is split, but exterior is sound; plates are immaculate and undamaged. No names or marks. Scarce.

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        RIATA AND SPURS, THE STORY OF A LIFETIME SPENT IN THE SADDLE AS COWBOY AND DETECTIVE

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1927. Dust jacket is frayed at spine extremities, several closed tears, not price-clipped with $3.00 price on front blurb. Book covers show essentially no wear. AUTOGRAPHED CARD TIPPED-IN AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. "The life story of Charlie Siringo, cowboy, range detective, and terror of the outlaws in the days when the pistol ruled the plains". Twenty-one full-page illustrations. Material on Billy the Kid, Haymarket riots, Pinkerton Agency, train-robbers, Indian territory, Chisholm Trail, and more. 276pp. See Six-Guns 2030 and Howes S-517.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Brown Cloth. Nearly Fine/Chipped Dust Jacket. Octavo.

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        Feats on the Fiord and Merdhin

      J M Dent & Sons Ltd. Hardcover. B004DJFR48 Binding: Hardback ---Publisher: J M Dent & Sons Ltd ---Date: 1927 ---Edition: ---Pages: 400 ---Condition: Good ----DJ Condition: None ---Description: All of the internal pages are unmarked, uncreased and tightly bound, the only flaw is a name written on the front endpaper in pencil. MOST OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED WITHIN 1 WORKING DAY OF PURCHASE. YOU GET A FREE BOOKMARK WITH EVERY ORDER. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE - WE UPLOAD A SELECTION OF HIGH QUALITY PHOTOGRAPHS WITH EACH LISTING, HOWEVER IF NOT ALREADY PRESENT PHOTOGRAPHS OF ANY OF OUR TITLES CAN BE PROVIDED BY REQUEST VIA E-MAIL.B004DJFR48 --- 16.01.16 . Good. 1927 .

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        China in sign and symbol A panorama of Chinese life, past and present

      Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh, 1927. xx, 227p., hardcover in dustjacket, the dustjacked stained along top edge, especially on the rear panel; untrimmed edges foxed, mild musty scent. Illustrations of shop signs and other symbolic placards.

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        Portraitpostkarte mit eigenh. Widmung und U.

      Bukarest, 10. IV. 1927. - 1 S. 8vo. In französischer Sprache an Madame Mendl.

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        Fiesta [The Sun Also Rises]

      Jonathan Cape, London 1927 - First edition, review copy married to a rare second printing dust jacket. Book faded at the spine and top third of rear board, offsetting to the front free endpaper, and dustiness at edges. Binding sound with contents clean and complete - very good. The jacket is moderately creased across its entirety with a small short tear at the top of the front panel. The spine is a shade faded, but withal it’s a bright, unclipped example in very good condition. ************ The first printing of this U.K. edition of Hemingway’s masterwork was published in June 1927, while the second appeared shortly thereafter either in August or September.(Grissom) With their mixed usage of the terms “printing” and “publication,” Jonathan Cape made life difficult for bibliographers. *********** Both first and second printing jackets are rare. A second printing jacket recently cleared $8K at auction, and the spine looked like it was rubbed with a block of razor blade-filled cheddar cheese. This one can be owned with peace of mind - an opportunity to possess a rare Hemingway piece, particularly as a rewarding alternative to its bank account depleting, jacketed American counterpart. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anniroc Rare Books]
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        MAURICE SENDAK ORIGINAL DRAWING,BELL ATLANTIC¿S~WILD THINGS ARE HAPPENING (Where The Wild Things Are)

      0, 0 - MAURICE SENDAK, (AMERICAN 1927-2012) GRAPHITE ON THICK VELLUM, FRAMED AND MATTED TO 16.5¿ X 14¿; WITH THE ART 7.75¿ X 5¿ (SIGHT) STUNNING ORIGINAL SKETCH FOR BELL ATLANTIC¿S WILD THINGS ARE HAPPENING CAMPAIGN Original Preliminary Graphite Studies for Bell Atlantic¿s Wild Things Are Happening Campaign: Turtles, 1998. The piece includes a protagonist girl caricature and ¿Bernard the Bull¿ Wild Thing sitting on the beach with the girl, surrounded with images of the ocean in the background and turtles and sea stars on the sand. An incredibly warm, joyful piece. Created for the promotional campaign of Bell Atlantic, introducing its services, from phone service to calling plans and high-speed internet data from 1997-1998, including billboards, television spots, massive print ads, culminating in their sponsoring a giant ¿Moishe¿ Wild Thing balloon for the Macy¿s Thanksgiving Day parade down Fifth Avenue in New York City. The campaign won an Effie award and a Clio award for Sendak¿s print ad illustrations. This was the most commercial use of the Wild Things which drew raves and mixed reviews from die-hard fans. Reference: Schiller/David: Maurice Sendak, A Celebration of the Artist and his Work, 2013. Page 99, see panel 9. A stunning, important piece completely entrenched in the historic campaign! Presented newly framed with a deep beveled mat, and a lovely rubbed silver frame, using all archival materials and UV glass. Sendak signed the piece in full signature in the bottom right corner of the art. Perfect for a collector of Maurice Sendak art. PROVENANCE:The art was purchased from an Auction House who was commissioned to sell several original illustrations by Maurice Sendak. A copy of the original bill of sale, lot number and the description will be included with the piece, and will provide both provenance and authenticity for the art. This piece is SIGNED by Maurice Sendak lower right. The art is in great condition and presents beautifully. Artwork by Sendak of his main characters is very scarce! ** Maurice Sendak donated all of his original book illustrations to the Rosenbach Foundation in Philadelphia leaving very little of his original artwork available for private purchase. INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING WILL BE AT FLAT RATE OF $100. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other original illustration artwork listings [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        Bibliothèques et Bibliophiles Ardennais

      Henri Saffroy, Paris 1927 - [iv] - 201 pages, 3 planches. Volume tiré à 100 exemplaires. Première couverture conservé. Reliure très légèrement usée aux coiffes, autrement en très bonne condition. Sceau de "Amadeo-de-Lavnet-Y-Esnaola" sur quelques pages au-début, autrement les pages intérieures sont en très bonne condition, propres, sans autres inscriptions et solides. TRÈS RARE!! Photos disponibles sur demande.1,2 kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        LOVING MAD TOM.

      - Bedlamite Verses of the XVI and XVII Centuries. With five illustrations by Norman Lindsay. Foreword by Robert Graves. The texts edited with notes by Jack Lindsay. Musical transcriptions by Peter Warlock. Pp. [ii]+110+[2](colophon, verso blank), 4 full page illustrations plus colophon illustration, printed music; wide demy 4to; qr. parchment, spine lettered in gilt, green papered boards with Norman Lindsay illustration in gilt on upper board, the spine lightly bruised at extremities, boards slightly soiled and a trifle silverfished; t.e.g., others uncut; bookseller's stamp at foot of upper free endpaper, the free endpapers and full page illustrations faintly offset, hinge starting near centre, occasional slight soiling; The Fanfrolico Press, London, 1927[actually March 1928]. Edition limited to 375 copies on Arnold's handmade paper. Arnold 17; \i Fanfrolicano 10; Higginson B13 [Graves]. *Peter Warlock was the pseudonym of Philip Heseltine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Emanuel Lasker Score Sheet from a Simultaneous Event

      Erfurt Chess Club, Erfurt 1927 - One page sheet (8 1/4" x 6") annotated on both sides by Lappe Arnstadt, Emanual Lasker's opponent in the contest with Lasker's inscription in German " "A hard fighting friendly greeting Emanuel Lasker" on the verso after move 57. With printed participant card with handwritten entry of the name Lappe Arnstadt for the chess - simultaneous event of Lasker on 6. 11. 1927 and Newspaper release from November 1927 with a short report on the simultaneous event. Sponsored by the Erfurt Chess Club and played at the local coffee House. In the simultaneous event Lasker played against 30 opponents. He won 24 games and 6 ended in draws. Condition: Signed on the verso. The leaf is browned, isolated spotting, was folded several times and has small marginal defects. Rare collector's item. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc. ABAA,IOBA,TxBA]
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        The Dynasts: an Epic-drama of the War with Napoleon, in Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, and One Hundred and Thirty Scenes, the Time covered by the Action being about Ten Years.

      Macmillan 1927 - ONE OF 525 SETS printed on large handmade paper in black and red and signed by the author, etched frontispiece-portrait in vol.i signed by the artist Francis Dodd in pp. xii, 165; vi, 211; vii, 235, 4to, original quarter white vellum with brown batik boards, backstrips gilt lettered, untrimmed and uncut, dustjackets with that to first volume frayed at head of backstrip panel, just a couple of nicks and chips elsewhere, very good. (Purdy p.134)

      [Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA]
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        On tour with Queen Marie. With a foreword by Marie, Queen of Roumania.

      Robert M. McBride & Company, New York 1927 - First edition limited to 148 copies on large paper, signed by Queen Marie, this being copy no. 1; 8vo, pp. [4], 238; tipped in photographic portrait of the Queen (a little offset onto title-p.), 11 other tipped in photographic plates; original blue paper-covered boards with the Queen's gilt crest central on the upper cover, back in art vellum (somewhat browned on spine), black leather label lettered in gilt, t.e.g. The Queen's tour through America in the company of her good friend, the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Gedenkrede Auf Beethoven

      Frankfurt - Private Print of the Art School, 1927 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce work on Beethoven by Rudolf GBinding. The poetical flow of this work reflects on art and its immortality. Aprivately printed work, printed at the Art School in Frankfurt in 1927. In the original German. With a presentation inscription fromBinding to German scholar Hermann Georg Fielder. Fielder was theTaylor Professor of the German Language and Literature atthe University of Oxford. Loosely inserted is a letterbearing the signatures ofboth the author, Rudolf Binding and Elisabeth Jungmann, binding's personal secretary and English interpreter. The letter is on paper with Binding's name to the header. Binding had intended to marry Jungmann, but they were prevented from doing so by the Nuremberg Laws. Jungmann later married Sir Max Beerbohm. RudolfG Binding was a German author. Despite his public dissasociation with one of the actions of the National Socialist Party and the fact he never became a member of said party, Binding was a supporter of some of their views. He saw them as an aspect of national revival and defended them against his critics. Condition: In original paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with bumping to the extremities. Small loss to the head and tail of spine due to bumping. A few handling marks to the boards. Offsetting to endpapers. Internally, firmly bound. Presentation inscription to the title page. Pages are bright and clean throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Le sujet est la clairière de son corps. [illustrés de 4 eaux-fortes par Chillida].

      8 (25 x 19 cm), 28 Bl. (gefalzte Bogen), 4 Orig.-Holzschnitte., Umschlag m. losen Bl. in OLwd.-Mappe in Schmuckkassette, Kassette min. fleckig. Buch tadellos. Nr. 118 von 120 Exemplaren (gesamte Auflage 870, ab Nr. 121 nur m. Reproduktionen) auf Bütten Auvergne à la main du moulin Richard de Bas. Im Druckvermerk vom Künstler u. vom Verfasser signiert, zusätzlich die erste Radierung. Druck des Textes bei Robert Blanchet, die Radierungen im Atelier Morsang. - Die Gedichte Racines in chronologischer Folge. (Van der Koelen 75008-75011). - Charles Racine (1927-1995), poète suisse francophone.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1927 - 1927 Original Hardback Wisden

      1927. This lot is an 1927 Original Hardback Wisden. In Good to Very Good Condition. It has had no restoration, the front board is good with odd small mark, the spine cloth is very worn but still acceptable or better, good rear board. Inside there is a slight weakness to the hinges, some darkness inside the book and to the page block with a lovely photoplate.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        Eight Photographs Of Modernist Apartment Of Herman Sachs In The Manola Court Apartments Designed For Him In Silverlake By Rudolph Schindler

      Los Angeles: Herman Sachs, 1927. 1st Edition . No Binding. Near Fine. Original Photograph. Six Photographs Printed On Folding Cards Or Vellum, As Greeting Cards Or Stationary, Showing The Interior Of Herman Sachs' Apartment In Silverlake, Designed For Him By Architect Rudolph Schindler. Also, Two Additional Original Photographs. Sachs Was An American Artist And Architectural Decorator, Who Also Worked In Textiles And Ceramics Of Modernist Design. One Mounted Photograph Is Signed "Merry Christmas. Herman Sachs 19-27"; Another To P. G. Napolitano Herman Sachs 1927" (Pasquale Giovanni Napolitano Was An Apprentice, Later Employee, Later Friend Of Napolitano, And They Worked Together On Such Buildings As Los Angeles City Hall And Bullock's Wilshire). Another "To P. G. N. Palaro Sachs. 1927". Palaro Was Possibly Sach's Spouse. Born In Romania To Jewish Parents, Herman [Hermann] Sachs Immigrated To The U.S. As A Child. He First Trained Under His German-Born Father, A Painter In The Court Of Queen Elisabeth Of Romania. Sachs Continued His Artistic Training In Europe, Spending The 1910-1920 Period In Germany, Where He Founded The Munich School Of Expressionists (Munchen Expressionist Werkstätten). Upon Returning To The United States In 1920, Sachs Exhibited At The Art Institute Of Chicago And Established The Chicago Industrial Art School, Which Soon Failed Due To Lack Of Sufficient Funding. Afterward, Sachs Became The First Director Of The Dayton Museum Of Fine Arts, Now The Dayton Art Institute. During This Time, He Also Served As The U.S. Representative Of Artist George Grosz. Around 1924, Sachs Moved To Los Angeles Where He Designed The Interiors Of The New Gas Company Building. As A Muralist And Decorator, Sachs Went On To Design The Interiors Of Many Los Angeles Landmarks, Including The Bullocks Wilshire Building (Now Home To Southwestern Law School), Union Station, Los Angeles City Hall, And The Title Insurance And Trust Company Building. An Educator As Well As An Artist, Sachs Also Directed The Creative Art Students League Of Los Angeles. Sachs Was Active Within The L.A. Weimar Exile Community Of Artists, Writers, And Filmmakers. His Friend, The Architect Rudolph Schindler, Designed Sachs' L.A. House, The Manola Court Apartments.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Nine Original Snap Shot Photos of Charles A. Lindbergh on the USS Memphis on June 4, 1927, One of Them Signed by Lindbergh

      Near Fine. Nine glossy sepia-toned gelatin silver photographs. Each is approximately 5.75" x 3.5". Some light fading else near fine. Mounted with corners on cardstock and thus removable, the leaves likely removed from a photo album or scrapbook. Most feature Lindbergh meeting or talking with officers and enlisted sailors. In another he is seated in the pilot's seat of the cockpit of the Memphis' scout seaplane. In another picture, Lindbergh, accompanied (probably) by the ship's Captain, peers through binoculars, while in the background a newsreel photographer captures the scene. Lindbergh has Signed the image with blue ink ("C. A. Lindbergh") in the lower right hand corner. Lindbergh returned to the United States on the Memphis after his epic flight to Paris in the Spirit of St. Louis on May 20, 1927.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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