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        EGYPTIAN GRAMMAR Being an Introduction to the Study of Hieroglyphs. AUTHOR'S COPY WITH HIS MANUSCRIPT CORRECTIONS.

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

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        THE ABSOLUTE AT LARGE

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1927.. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii] 1-242 [243-248: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], original black cloth, printed paper labels affixed to front and spine panels. First U.S. edition. Issued the same month in Britain. First published in 1922 as TOVARNA NA ABSOLUTNO. "A classic ironic commentary on human fallibility." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-14. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-9; (1981) 2-11; and (1987) 2-13. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 341. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 361. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 54. Lewis, Utopian Literature, pp. 37-8. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 47. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 6-10. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 39. Reginald 02553. A fine copy in nearly fine, bright decorated dust jacket with just a touch of fade of orange ink on spine panel and a bit of general dust soling, mainly to white rear panel. A very attractive copy. (#151084)

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        The sun also rises

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1927 - 259 pag - unclipped - Former owner's entry on first free paper and dust jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Von Meyenfeldt, Slaats & Sons]
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        THE SHORT STORIES OF H. G. WELLS

      London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1927.. Octavo, pp. [i-ii] [i-iv] v-vi 7 [8] 9-1148 [1149-1150: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original green cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Signed inscription by Wells on the half title page: "French memories / H. G. Wells / 7 / July 1934." 1148-page collection of sixty-three short stories, including several not previously collected in book format. Includes "The Grisley Folk," a prehistoric story. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-179; (1987) 1-102; (1995) 1-102; and (2004) II-1231. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 47. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15067. Hammond C8. A couple of mild vertical wrinkles to several leaves of text (occurred during the printing or binding of the sheets), page edges just a bit tanned, a bright, nearly fine copy. (#156368)

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        The Short Stories of H.G. Wells

      Ernest Benn Limited, London 1927 - Ernest Benn Limited, London, 1927. 8vo. Rebound in maroon buckram with spine panel stamped in gold, original text block in good condition with first and last leaves blank, small crack starting at hinge at title page, slight rippling of last blank leaf. This is a 1,148-page collection of sixty-three short stories. Some slight tanning of pages and darkening of top edge of pages and bottom towards fore-edge of pages, and small inked check marks against some titles listed in the table of contents, otherwise unmarked. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Heimatbuch der drei Schwestergemeinden Sveti -Hubert , Charlevil und Soltur im Banat

      Gutenberg,Franz Rueß Veliki Betschkerek, 1927. 1. Auflage Hardcover Hardcover Heimatbuch nummeriert mit der Nummer 445.Bucheinband wurde in den 50 er Jahren erneuert.Buchseiten 296 + Inhaltsverzeichnis + 4 ausfaltbaren Karten.Umfassende Chronik von 1770 bis zum Jahr 1927.Von Seiten 207 bis 296 gibt es einen Fototeil,mit (im Schnitt) zwei Fotos pro Seite.Auf den Fotos befinden sich Bilder von Gebäuden der drei Gemeinden sowie verschiedener Persönlichkeiten,unter anderem der Biblothekar und Autor des Buches Nicolaus Heß,Fotograph Karl Lang und weiterer bekannter Persönlichkeiten der Gemeinde.Alles ,auch der Fototeil befindet sich in einem guten sauberen Zustand,Rarität! Buch, Zustand: Gut

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        L’extraordinaire aventure d’Achmet Pacha Djemaleddine, pirate, amiral, Grand d’Espagne et marquis. Avertissement inédit de l’auteur. Couverture et aquarelles originales de H. Grand’Aigle, Paris, Éditions d’Art de L’Intermédiaire du Bibliophile, 1927.

      1927 - In-4º mayor.- (4 h.) 111 p.- Abundantemente ilustrado con composiciones en color dentro de texto de H. GRAND’AIGLE.- Encuadernación en medio marroquí de grano ancho con punteras, lomo de cinco nervios, títulos dorados, canto superior dorado, cubierta original ilustrada conservada; añadido al final del texto, un “spécimen” de las cubiertas y el lomo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Victor Aizenman (SLAM / ILAB)]
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        Cougars and Cowboys

      The Century Co. 1927 - Scarce item and even scarcer in d/j.Twelve illustrations. Herd 1635, Heller 252. Dust jacket is clean and nice but at the bottom of the spine there is a chip about a dime size. Also the same size chip on front edge. Book is clean and square. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Culpepper Books]
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        The Gold Tooth

      New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, (1927). New York: E.P. Dutton & Company. (1927). First. First edition. Fine in an age-toned, very good or better dustwrapper with a couple of shallow chips on the rear panel. A nice copy of a scarce "Lost Race" novel. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Champ Fleury; Translated Into English And Annotated by George Ives

      New York: Grolier Club, 1927. Hardcover. Orig. vellum spine and boards decorated in fleur de lys pattern. Very good. 208 pages. 31 x 21 cm. Voluminously illustrated with examples, mostly of letter, letter designs. Originally published 1529. "The result of this work was an immediate and complete revolution in French typography and orthography -- the abandonment of the Gothic and the adoption of a new cut of antique face." [see: BIGMORE & WYMAN, Vol.III, p.20]. Limited edition, one of 390 copies on antique wove rag paper.The book designed, and seen through the press of William Edwin Rudge, by Bruce Rogers in his Centaur type. Laid-in the Grolier Club prospectus dated December 31, 1927, A.L.s by George B. Ives to Lucius Wilmerding, President of the Grolier Club ( a spoof addressed to "my dear luscious"), and four page Grolier Club Memoriam to Wilmerding, dated September 14, 1949. Two Rockwell Kent designed bookplates -- for Lucius Wilmerding and Frederick Baldwin Adams, Jr. The final three lines of Ives spoof -- "my nu tipewrighter issa byouty cal'ld vIsabel Pourtibel but i gess She is a portugeese or sumthing as she ca'nt spel very wel yet sew i am just learning her 2.

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        Jacobs Rum [Jacob's Room.] Bemyndigad Översättning Från Engelskan av Siri Throngren-Olin.

      Stockholm: Hugo Gebers 1927 - FIRST SWEDISH EDITION, pp. 248, [1], crown 8vo, original wrappers printed in black and orange, backstrip gently toned, a few nicks to overhanging edges, textblock edges untrimmed, very good. Though Kirkpatrick does not state as much, this would appear to be the first translation of any of Woolf's novels. The cover design is attractive and appropriate, echoing the work of Vanessa Bell. (Kirkpatrick D191)

      [Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA]
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        THE ABSOLUTE AT LARGE

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1927.. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii] 1-242 [243-248: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], original black cloth, printed paper labels affixed to front and spine panels. First U.S. edition. Issued the same month in Britain. First published in 1922 as TOVARNA NA ABSOLUTNO. "A classic ironic commentary on human fallibility." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-14. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-9; (1981) 2-11; and (1987) 2-13. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 341. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 361. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 54. Lewis, Utopian Literature, pp. 37-8. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 47. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 6-10. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 39. Reginald 02553. A fine copy in nearly fine, bright decorated dust jacket with just a touch of fade of orange ink on spine panel and a bit of general dust soling, mainly to white rear panel. A very attractive copy. (#151084)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Über Körper und Seele der Frau

      Grethlein & Co, Stuttgart 1927 - Quarto. 63 pp. [66] Plates. Original illustrated dustjacket, designed by Ludwig Holwein, over boards. Treatises on significance of the Mensendieck Gymnasatic as well as its development. Bess Mensendieck was a Dutch-American medical doctor and gymnastics teacher. She is credited with the development of a series of exercises to revitalize the body and relieve pain. Chapter focusing on 'nude gymnastics' and 'nude culture'. Text with some illustrations. Appendix of visuals with 66 plates of nude gymnastics by olga Lickelmann and Georg Riebicke. Text in German. DJ pasted down, diagonal closed tear through author name, 1" chip above title as well as back cover top left. DJ in overall fair, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Vingt-Cinq Costumes pour le Theatre.

      Paris: Camille Bloch & Jules Meynial, 1927. A remarkable collection of elegant theatrical costume designs signed by leading French Art Deco designer George Barbier (1882-1932) and a portrait frontispiece of Barbier by his friend and rival Charles Martin. Although primarily a book illustrator, Barbier applied his considerable skill to fabric design, posters, jewellery, wallpapers and commercial wrappings. He rose to prominence on the Parisian scene after his first exhibition of 1911 and worked under the creative direction of Diaghilev for the Ballets Russes, issuing a portfolio of designs for Nijinsky in 1913. The designs featured in Vingt-Cinq Costumes pour le Theatre show Barbier at the height of his artistic career. Quarto, portrait frontispiece, edition limited to 260 copies, 24 page introduction with 25 pochoir colour plates, each signed by the artist and mounted on tinted grey Arches paper; bound in original polished half-calf with black lettering, a fine and elegant copy.

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        Les Chansons d'Évangélia

      Paris: J. Saudé, 1927. A fine livre d'artiste: twenty five picturesque watercolours of Greece and Turkey are exquisitely reproduced by the pochoir process. In his preface to this collection, Gustave Kahn comments on the artist's recent success at the Salon d'Automne and remarks on the appropriateness of this technique for reproducing her fine originals. This copy is no. 26 of an edition of only 100 copies signed by the artist, and very scarce on the market. First Edition. With 25 pochoir prints, loose as issued in the original decorated wrappers and printed boards, spine of portfolio replaced.

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        Amazing Stories 11/1927-Gernsback-Paul-Wells-A Hyatt Verrill-pulp sci-fi-VG

      1927 - -Frank R. Paul cover depicts what mankind will look like in 35,000 years -Stories by H.G. Wells, A. Hyatt Verrill -Early Gernsback pulp sci-fi magazine Condition: VG

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        AMAZING STORIES #12-03/1927-LAND THAT TIME FORGOT-BURROUGHS-FRANK R PAUL-good

      Gernsback 1927 - -Issue #12 -"The Land That Time Forgot" by Edgar Rice Burroughs -Rocket cover by Frank R Paul -This pulp is over 85 years old!! -A little glue inside cover Condition: G

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        Kak Rubanok Sdelal Rubanok : Skazka [How a Plane Made a Plane : A Fairy Tale]

      Leningrad: Raduga, 1927. Lebedev, Vladimir Vasil'evich. Small quarto. (12)pp. Bright color illustrations throughout. A rhyming Russian story for children, in which a worn-out old carpenter's plane makes a new plane, his "grandson," to carry on his work. The plane is aided in his work by fellow woodworking tools like the chisel, mallet, and saw. A collaborative work by writer, translator, and poet Samuil Marshak, and painter and graphic artist Vladimir Lebedev. The pair worked together frequently, and were important in the development of children's literature in Russia. In the 1920's, Lebedev became known as "King of the Children's Book," and Maxim Gorky said of Marshak that he was "the founder of Russia's (Soviet) children's literature." Marshak published under Raduga (Rainbow) from 1922 to 1930, while he worked in Leningrad as the head of the Children's Literature Studio. Stapled into self-wrappers, showing some wear at the spine and light staining. Near fine.

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        The Argonaut Press: 11 titles relating to the Golden Age of Exploration

      Argonaut Press, 1927-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 11 volume group. Argonaut Press facsimile series of famous travel publications spanning the 16th - 18th centuries. Limited edition of 975 printed on Japanese Vellum. Original quarter vellum over cloth, gilt. Rubbing and a few stains to boards, spines soiled. Chip loss to tail of spine to Chardin volume. Some volumes with folding maps. Internally fine. <br><br> Volumes included: Dampier. A New Voyage Round the World. 1927; Voyages and Discoveries. 1931; A Spanish Voyage to Vancouver and the North-East Coast of America. 1930; The World Encompassed...Sir Francis Drake's Circumnavigation of the World. 1926; Caron & Schouten. A True Description... Japan & Siam. 1935; Williamson. Observations of Sir Richard Hawkins. 1933; Voyages of Christopher Columbus. 1930; Harlow. Ralegh's Last Voyage. 1932; Williamson. Voyages of the Cabots. 1929; Ralegh. The Discoverie...Guiana. 1928; Sir John Chardin's Travels in Persia. 1927.

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        1. Salmon, Andre: Clément Redko. - 2. George, Waldemar: [Joseph] Csaky. Avec in poème de Blaise Cendrars.

      8. 17 S., 1 Bl. + 20 Tafeln / 20 plates 18 S., 1 Bl. + 24 Tafeln / 24 plates. OKart. Original cased boards. Erste Ausgaben. 1st Editions. - Zwei Kataloge der legendären Pariser Edition über den russischen Avantgarde-Maler Clément Redko während seiner Pariser Zeit (1927-1935) sowie über den ungarisch-französischen Bildhauer und Puppenkünstler Joseph Csaky, dem Pionier der kubistischen Plastik. Two catalogues of the legendary Paris Edition primarily about the Russian Avant-garde painter Clement Redko showing his Parisian period and secondly the Hungarian-French sculptor and doll artist Joseph Csaky, a pioneer of the cubistic sculpture. Unbedeutender, schwacher Lichtrand auf Umschlag von 1. Cover of 1 sunned along the margin.

      [Bookseller: erlesenes Antiquariat und Buchhandlung]
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        The Bridge of San Luis Rey

      Longmans, Green and Co, London 1927 - A crisp, tight copy of the true 1st edition of Thornton Wilder's second published book. Solid and VG in its blue cloth, with light, forgivable foxing to the pastedowns, endsheets and inner hinges. Tasteful bookplate as well at the front free endpaper. And in a bright, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with very light chipping at the spine ends and light chipping to the panel edges. Octavo, 140 pgs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        KEW GARDENS

      Hogarth Press 1927 - Third edition, the first edition illustrated throughout by Vanessa Bell, one of 500 copies, this copy unnumbered. Original paper covered boards, decorated by Bell in blue, green and brown, with a contemporary brown paper dustwrapper. A fine copy, exceptionally well preserved with the boards uncommonly bright and clean with just a little pushing to the head of the spine. First published in 1919, Kew Gardens was Woolf's third published book and the first book to contain illustrations by her sister Vanessa (frontispiece and tailpiece). Its unexpected success was "the most dramatic factor in the Woolfs' becoming significant commercial publisher" (Woolmer p. xxiii). The flood of orders meant that a second edition had to be produced quickly with the help of professional printer Richard Madley. This third edition, published some eight years later, is in terms of production, an entirely new work, being in a larger format with cover illustrations in colour and new illustrations throughout by Vanessa Bell. Due to the fragility of the paper covered boards, it is exceptionally rare in a fine state. Kirkpatrick A3; Woolmer 7 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Serie: Wig-Wam (ohne Titel). Collage aus zerschnittenen Farblithographie auf farbiges Büttenpapier montiert..

      76 x 104 cm, 99 x 127 gerahmt., Tadell. Nr. 113 von 120 Exemplaren., Links unten num, rechts unten signiert.- Piero Dorazio (1927-2005), begann 1945 ein Architekturstudium und gehörte ab 1946 der Gruppe Arte Sociale in Rom an. Unterstützt durch ein Stipendium der französischen Regierung studierte er 1947 bis 1948 an der "Ecole National supérieure des Beaux Arts" in Paris.1950 gründete er das Galerieforum Age d'Or in Rom und Florenz. Nach einjährigem USA-Aufenthalt kehrte er 1954 nach Italien zurück. Dorazio gehörte der Gruppe Movimento per larte concreta (MAC) in Mailand an. Im Jahr 1959 war Piero Dorazio Teilnehmer der documenta 2 und auch auf der nächsten, der documenta 3 (1964) in Kassel vertreten. Ab 1964 arbeitete er wieder in den USA. 1974 ließ er sich im verlassenen Kloster von Todi in Umbrien nieder und lebte und arbeitete abwechselnd dort und auf Rhodos.Vorbilder und Anregungen für seine Kunstauffassung gewann er aus dem Studium der europäischen wie auch außereuropäischen Kunstgeschichte, besonders aber von Raffaello Santi und Antonio del Pollajuolo, den französischen Impressionisten, den italienischen Futuristen und von Wassili Wassiljewitsch Kandinski, Kasimir Sewerinowitsch Malewitsch, Piet Mondrian.

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        Des Clowns, Des Girls, Du Cinema

      Paris: Girard et Bunino, 1927. A delightful Parisian publication depicting lively scenes from the circus, the cabaret and early cinema. Printed in the 1920s, this is one of only 300 copies and includes a full-page illustration of circus performers with a boxing kangaroo. Bound in original art deco cover, deluxe limited edition, 50 designs in all, a beautiful copy.

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        Who should go West

      New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1927 One of only 73 copies printed. How many other copies are out there? Listed in Johnson's American First Editions. The body is intact but loose from the back boards.

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        Silhouetten Gedichte Eines Deutsch-Amerikaners

      Vienna: Artur Wolf Verlag, 1927. 8vo. 76pp. 16 original etchings printed in colors by Erhard Amadeus Dier, each signed in pencil. Original red morocco-backed boards, gilt-lettered on front cover and spine. An arresting series of images by the Austrian artist Erhard Dier (1893-1969), who was a student of Camillo Sitte and Josef Jungwirth at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. Dier traveled to Switzerland, Italy and Spain before starting a career as an illustrator, working on designs for Austrian banknotes, tapestries, porcelain, wallpapers, and church windows. While generally known for a florid and temperate style, the present suite offers dramatic contrast, evoking some of the darker spirit found in the work of artists like Gustave Doré or Odilon Redon. Dier contributed to many issues of 'Die Muskete' around this time, always credited as "Amadeus" and hence explaining the difficulty in tracing his full body of work. Scarce: OCLC/WorldCat lists only the copy at the Unversity of Southern California. Stain on cover, two etchings sprung and with light wear at corners, otherwise fine.

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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        [Original Watercolor Dust Jacket Design]

      [London], 1927. Original pen and watercolor drawing (190 x 128 mm) on artboard (255 x 198 mm). Signed in the image. Some dust soiling and smudges, some tape residue on verso with adhesion losses, pencil editorial comment on verso; still, in good state. A draft front jacket panel design by Pares for the dust jacket for Edith Ayrton Zangwill's last novel, THE HOUSE (John Murray, 1928). An editorial note (in faint pencil) on the verso implies that this design was rejected: "The Author would like a beautiful grey stone house of Tudor style - the drawing rough does not suggest a haunted house. Too modern - not two houses only one." Pares was a prolific and accomplished designer of dust jackets from the 1920s through the late 1940s, with over 600 designs credited to her. Many of the titles she designed for were mysteries or thrillers, but also included such titles as GOOD-BYE MR. CHIPS and Stapledon's STAR MAKER. Given the apparent surprising scarcity of Zangwill's novel, we've not had an opportunity to compare this draft artwork with the finished product.

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        Ceux de Podlipnaïa.

      Gallimard NRF 1927 - In-12 ( 190 X 120 mm ) de 253 pages, broché. Première édition Gallimard de la traduction française du premier roman de l'auteur, traduit du russe et préfacé par Charles Neyroud. Cet ouvrage fut publié la première fois en Russie en 1864, dans le journal "Le Contemporain" dirigé par Nekrassov. 1 des 15 exemplaires hors commerce sur vélin pur fil marqué "o", seuls grands papiers avec 75 numérotés. EXEMPLAIRE UNIQUE de ce grand roman "naturaliste" enrichi hors justification de 65 DESSINS ORIGINAUX EN COULEURS de Jean LEBEDEFF dans le texte et à pleine page pour le frontispice signé et daté au crayon par l'artiste. Bel exemplaire. Littérature Edition-originale Dessin Gravure [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THE VOICE OF DASHIN: A ROMANCE OF WILD MOUNTAINS

      New York: George H. Doran Company, [1927].. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vi] vii-viii [ix-x] 11-314 [315-318] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], original decorated orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First U.S. edition. Lost race adventure novel set in an unknown region to the north of India in the Himalayas. "Strongly in the tradition of H. Rider Haggard, with a She-like figure, inflated speech and all. Ethnographically sound, literate, but rather dull." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 671. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 838. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 326. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 88. Teitler (2013) 460. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 79. Reginald 05752. Mild offsetting to front free endpaper, previous owner's inscription in ink to front free endpaper, spine ends a little soft, a nearly fine copy in fine four color pictorial dust jacket, tiny closed tear to base of front panel, slight age-toning to spine panel. Uncommon in jacket of which this is a superior example. (#138091)

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        The Making of an Immortal

      The bowling green press - Faber & Gwyer, 1927. 1 A play in one act. 59 pp. Bel envoi ‡ Louis Gillet. Reliure carton muette. Coiffes frottÈes avec petites dÈchirures. PiËce de titre sur le dos avec un manque. Bon Ètat Anglais

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        The Twelve Moneths Edited by Brian Rhys.

      The Golden Cockerel Press Waltham St. Lawrence 1927 - 8vo. Reprinted from the original edition of Breton's Fantasticks 1626 in an edition of 500 copies of which 250 were for the USA. This is #244. Original orange buckram, gilt. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Twelve wood engravings by Eric Ravilious. Somewhat dust-soiled d/w has a tiny chip to the head of the spine. Fine in near fine dust-wrapper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE PLACE CALLED DAGON

      New York: George H. Doran Company, [1927].. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-8] 9-315 [316-318: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original dark gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained black, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. First edition. In an isolated western Massachusetts community descendants of the Salem witches follow the rituals of their elders. "Highly effective." - H. P. Lovecraft, Supernatural Horror in Literature, pp. 73-4. "This tale of witchcraft and ancestral memory in backwoods Massachusetts owes much to Nathaniel Hawthorne ... portions of THE PLACE CALLED DAGON may have served as a model for the Dunwich milieu in Lovecraft's fiction." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 178. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 703. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 93. Bleiler (1978), p. 84. Reginald 37804. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some light rubbing, primarily to the edges, spine ends and a portion of the spine panel near the front joint; two tiny closed tears to upper and lower front panel; the rear panel of the jacket, so susceptible to dust-soiling, is remarkably clean. A very attractive copy of a book seldom found in jacket. (#145583)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        Peking the Beautiful

      Shanghai: The Commercial Press, 1927. Folio. 71 (not 70 as stated on the title) photographs mounted on sheets with full-page decorative frames, of which 12 in color. Original embroidered padded silk over boards, edges uncut; original publisher's decorated box. Introduction by Hu Shih, former Professor of Philosophy at the National University of Peking, comprising photographic studies of the celebrated monuments of China's northern capital with descriptive and historical notes. The fine photographic images show Chinese buildings, gateways, pagodas, shrines, walls, bridges and palaces, together with altars, gardens, bronze and marble sculptures. Preface: "The very fact that so many of the ancient landmarks (...) are being torn from their foundations and ruthlessly destroyed, makes an album of this kind not only interesting as an art volume, but a work of immeasurable value to China and to the world, as an authentic record of picturesque Peking." Rare with the original publisher's decorated box. Box with some joints split but all segments present, small pale stain on front cover, two leaves sprung, contemporary gift inscreiption on pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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        Der Pfiff um die Ecke. Zweiundzwanzig Spitzel- und Detektivgeschichten.

      (= Die tollen Bücher, 4.) - Erste Ausgabe. - Druck bei Julius Klinkhardt, Leipzig. - Mit gedruckter Widmung an Dorothée Herz, die Serner später in Prag heiratete. - Steegemann übernahm 1927 die Reste der Ausgabe und veröffentlichte sie mit neuen Einbandzeichnungen im Rahmen der siebenbändigen Edition der Bücher Walter Serners. Elena Gottschalk hatte im Vorjahr Konkurs angemeldet. - Karton gebräunt u. schwach knickspurig, an den Kapitalen etwas abgeplatzt. Vortitelbl. mit kleinem Fleck u. an der Falz leicht eingerissen, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - Raabe/Hannich-B. 275. 6. - Holstein, Blickfang S. 137.

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        Qui Je Fus

      Paris, Editions de le Nouvelle Revue Française 1927 - 18.6x1x13.3 cm Le livre est non-coupé et comprend un portrait de l'auteur gravé sur bois par G. Aubert. Exemplaire numéroté 474/500. Le livre est enveloppée dans un film protecteur amovible. Uncut. With a portrait of the author engraved on wood by G. Aubert.Copy number 474 of 500.The book is wrapped in a removable protective film.

      [Bookseller: Amoc Art]
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        Christianity and Art

      Capel-y-ffin, Abergavenny: Francis Walterson, 1927. Gill, Eric and David Jones. Octavo. (vii), 46pp. One of 200 copies printed at the Shakespeare Head Press for Francis Walterson, signed by both Eric Gill and David Jones. This was the only book to be issued signed by the two. Illustrated with a frontispiece engraved by David Jones titled "The Artist," and two small wood engravings by Gill. Despite the publication date of 1927 on the title page, this title was not actually published until Jannuary, 1928. Faint toning to spine and minor edgewear, otherwise fine in blue cloth. (Gill 13).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Unpolitische Erinnerungen.

      Erste Buchausgabe. - Eins von nur 175 gedruckten Exemplaren. - Herausgegeben anlässlich des Jahresessens der Mitglieder des Leipziger Bibliophilenabends. - Der Band beinhaltet ausgewählte Aufsätze Mühsams, die in den Jahren von 1927 bis 1929 in der ?Vossischen Zeitung? erschienen. - Druck bei Haag-Drugulin, Leipzig. - Umschlag an Einband befestigt, hinten an der oberen Kante etwas eingerissen. Umschlagrücken etwas fleckig u. leicht verblichen. - Melzwig 534.1. - Hug/Jungblut 26N. - Nicht bei Raabe/Hannich-B.

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        Exposition Magritte-Galerie Le Centaure

      Le Centaure, Bruxelles 1927 - Rare catalogue d'une des premières expositions de René Magritte, du 23 avril au 3 mai 1927 à Bruxelles; couverture légèrement défraîchie mais intacte; 21x16 cm; 8 pages illustrées; liste des 61 oeuvres présentées; [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Magnus]
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        Wie bauen? Bau und Einrichtung der Werkbundsiedlung am Weißenhof in Stuttgart 1927. Ohne Umschlag!

      Stuttgart: Akadem. Verlag Dr. Fr. Wedekind & Co. [1927] OLWd., Bibl.-Exemplar, 176 Seiten, 4°, mit zahlreichen SW-Abbildungen im Text, Einband leicht berieben, beide Innengelenke tw. gebrochen, Bibl.-Schildchen mit Signatur auf dem Rücken und Hinterseite, mehrfach gestempelt im Vorsatz, Signaturen, sonst guter Zustand.Architektur

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        NEUES WOHNEN - NEUES BAUEN.

      Prometheus-Bücher, Heffer & Beder Berlag, 'Prometheus-Bücher' series., Leizpig 1927 - 160pp. Profusamente ilustrado en negro. Cubierta algo rozada. Falto de sobrecubierta. Buen interior. Firma de Behne en lápiz rojo, en hoja de respeto. Nombre de su anterior propietario, el arquitecto polaco Viktor Reif. Dibujos a lápiz, en portada y contraportada de la planta de un edificio. A. Behne (1885-1948), arquitecto y crítico alemán vinculado al Deutscher Werkbund y seguidor del Avant Garde en Weimar. Victor Reif, arquitecto polaco que vivió en Sao Paulo durante 48 años donde realizó varios proyectos. Llegó en 1950. Formado en Berlín, donde trabajó con Hans Poelzig y Bruno Taut en la Bauhaus. Sus proyectos de las década de los 50 y los 60 son objeto de estudio en el análisis crítico de las corrientes modernas del siglo XX.

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
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        Neudachlivyi Naezdnik [The Unlucky Jockey].

      Moscow: Izdanie G.F. None recorded on worldcat. 1927 - Very rare First Edition.Moscow 1927. Illustrated by A. Komarov. 30pp [2]. 11 x 14.5cm. Original colour illustrated wraps, stapled. B&W illustrations, colour centrefold. Light even toning to paper stock, minor shallow creasing, light rubbing and prominent dogearing, some minor separation to spine. Minor even toning to wraps, shallow creasing, rubbing, nudging, minor closed tears, some open tears, some separation to spine. Given his participation in the Volunteer Army during the Russian Civil War and better known for being a fervent anti-Soviet emigré, it is surprising that this little book would be published not once but twice in Russia during his exile. Beautifully printed with the full colour centrefold, the illustrations by Aleksei Komarov who was often paired with authors for his naturalist drawings. It is very rare for me to include a second edition in a catalogue, in this case an allowance has been made for the sheer extraordinary nature of the book. None recorded on Worldcat. More picture on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        [The Pooh books:] When We Were Very Young; Winnie-the-Pooh; Now We Are Six; The House at Pooh Corner

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,, 1927-8. 4 volumes, octavo (190 x 120 mm). Finely bound by Bayntun-Riviere in recent blue calf, titles front cover gilt and red morocco labels to spine, fully gilt in compartments, character vignettes to front covers gilt, gilt frame to covers, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers and original illustrated endpapers. Illustrated throughout by Ernest H. Shepard. Binder's stamp to foot of front free endpaper versos. Spines toned, slight rubbing to extremities, front board of Now We Are Six toned, an excellent set. A very handsomely bound set, comprising the first edition of The House at Pooh Corner and later impressions of the other titles.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Now We Are Six

      Methuen & Co Ltd, London 1927 - Now We Are Six by A. A. Milne, First edition. Published by Methuen & Co Ltd, London 1927, A lovey copy of the classic verses from A. A. Milne. This first edition copy with a dust jacket. Scarce to find in such a good condition. With illustrations by E. H. Shepard. Original red cloth boards with bright gilt borders and illustrations. In very good condition with very mild darkening on the spine. Clean pages. Mild marking on the end pages. Darkened area on the half title page. Slight split on hinge of page 20. The dust jacket has 1cm tear on the edge of the front and rear cover. Wear on the folds. Brown mark on the rear cover. Spine ends have missing section of the top spine over the title of the book. Piece missing from the lower edge extending slightly to the front and rear panels with 1 cm tear. Rear bottom corner has a small piece missing. Chipped corners.  8vo 103 printed pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LE MORTE DARTHUR, The Birth Life and Acts of King Arthur, of His Noble Knights of the Round Table and Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures

      London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, Aldine House, 1927. The Achieving of the San Greal and in the End Le Morte DArthur with the Dolourous Death and Departing Out of This World of Them All. The Text as Written by Sir Thomas Malory and imprinted by William Caxton at Westminster the Year 1485 and now Spelled in Modern Style, Embellished with Many Original Designs by Aubrey Beardsley. With an Introduction by Professor John Rhys, and a Note on Aubrey Beardsley by Almer Vallance. THIRD EDITION 1927, limited to 1600 copies, divided into 21 books, 4to, approximately 295 x 230 mm, 11¾ x 9 inches, 22 plates including frontispiece, 5 are double page, frontispiece and 1 other plate are photogravures with tissue guards, many other small illustrations throughout and decorative borders, initials, and chapter headings, pages: lv, 538 including Glossary, original publisher's pictorial black cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to spine and upper cover, top edge gilt, the others untrimmed. Slight rubbing to binding, slight shelf-wear to bottom of spine, corners bumped and showing a little wear, frontispiece has pale stain to outer margin, not affecting the image, the other photogravure has a small pale stain to top and bottom edge of margins, pale offsetting from frontispiece to title page, 2 other very small pale stains to top margins, hardly noticeable, pale age-browning to margins, slight rubbing to first pastedown where a previous owner's name has been erased, slight rippling to endpapers, otherwise a very good clean copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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