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        Nativity

      William Edwin Rudge, [Mount Vernon],New York 1927 - First American edition, One of 27 copies with only 12 copies for sale presumably done for copyright reasons for the Ariel Poems Series. [4] pp. 1 vols. 4 7/8" x 7 3/8" Not in Keynes [4] pp. 1 vols. 4 7/8" x 7 3/8" First American edition, One of 27 copies with only 12 copies for sale presumably done for copyright reasons for the Ariel Poems Series. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        LETTERS FROM THE MARCHIONESS DE SEVIGNE TO HER DAUGHTER THE COUNTESS DE GRIGNAN (10 Volumes Bound as 5)

      London: Spurr & Swift, 1927. Full Leather. Near Fine binding. A lovely set in full blue morocco, with gilt rules and corner devices, dentelle turn-ins, raised bands with titling and decorations. and marbled endpapers. All edges gilt and bound in silk markers. Bound by Charles E. Lauriat of Boston. Each volume with a colored frontispiece. Quite a sumptuous set. Near Fine binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        FRIGHTENED BABY [AND] CUBBY IN MOTHER BROWN'S PANTRY

      - BURGESS,THORNTON. A FRIGHTENED BABY [and] CUBBY IN MOTHER BROWN'S PANTRY. Racine: Whitman (1927). Oblong 12mo (5 x 4 3/4"), pictorial boards, Fine in PUBLISHER'S PICTORIAL BOX-HOLDER. Charmingly illustrated in color throughout by NINA JORDAN. Rare in the box. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        The World Crisis: 1916-1918

      New York: ScribnerÕs, 1927 - First American Edition; two volumes; publisherÕs cloth. The first volume is very nearly fine in a slightly soiled dust jacket; the second volume has a wormhole to the margin of some leaves, not affecting any text; very good; minor staining to the top of the front board, although the jacket has a large chip and is stained along the top from the front flap to the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        MAYAKOVSKY AS LITERARY CRITIC] Kak delat' stikhi? [i. e. How are Verses Made?]

      Ogoniok, Moscow 1927 - 54, [2] pp. 15x11,5 cm. In original illustrated wrappers. Very good, wrappers slightly rubbed several stains and owner's pencil marks in text. Scarce. One of 14500 copies. First edition of the most elaborate piece of Mayakovsky's literary criticism (he's done only few other critical works and they are short essays). It includes a description of the way in which he wrote his poem «To Sergey Esenin», and can be considered Mayakovsky's credo. Mayakovsky's 'eternal' struggle for sincerity in art and life is expressed most clearly in his longest and most substantial critical text How are Verses Made? The direct reason to write that was to react once more at the poet Sergei Esenin's tragic death. Mayakovsky's first reaction was poem «To Sergey Esenin». As Mayakovsky considered it his task to challenge the general feelings of pessimism evoked by Esenin's death, his poem on Esenin lacks the elegiac tone that is characteristic for commemorative poems. It strikes the reader even by the absence of sympathy with a fellow poet. One of the reasons to write How are Verses Made? was to explain this seemingly cold attitude and lack of sympathy. Eventually his text went further than that and became a general statement about his own making of verse and about the way it should be done in general. Mayakovsky gives some of the 'rules', for instance, the essential rule for beginning a poem is a problem in society that can only be tackled by a work of poetry - the theme, and further - a target. He intermingles his 'rules' with a description of the creative process. For example, fundamental to all poetry is rhyme. It comes to Mayakovsky when he walks through the city. (Beekman, K. Avant-Garde and Criticism). In this book he refers to the verses of A. Kruchionykh, D. Bednyi, K. Balmont, S. Esenin, and compares their poems with his own. Worldcat locates copies in Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Amherst College Library. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookvica]
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        Wit's End ( Dj Title: "Wits End")

      London: Wishart & Co, 1927. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Book/Fine Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket Signed "M S". 1st Printing 288 Pp. Blue Cloth, Lettered And Stamped In Black. First Printing, With 1928 Date On Title Page, No Additional Printing Noted On Copyright Page; Later Printings Have The Printing Indicated On The Copyright Page. Dj Printed In Green And Black, "Madman" And Lovely Young Woman, Each In Their Own Despair; Dj Signed "M S". The Author's Fourth And Last Novel. Despite The Arresting Dj Image, A Comedy About A Man Who Feigns Madness To Marry The Woman He Loves. A Near Fine Example Of The Book, Slight Rubbing At Corners, No Other Wear, No Names Or Marks, Lettering Strong. Dj Is Fine, Remarkably Well Preserved, No Rubbing Or Wear, No Nicks Or Chips Or Stains Or Creases, Not Price Clipped (7/6), As New; The Dj Is One Of An Archive Of Jackets Carefully Stored Flat Apart From The Books, With Not A Hint Of Fading. Probably The Finest Extant Copy, By Far; A Scarce Book In The Original Edition, Which Apparently Had Only A Single Printing; No U.S. Issue; Worldcat Shows Only A Few Institutional Copies, Only One Of Which Is In The U.S.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Now We Are Six

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1927. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and pictorial design to upper board gilt, top edge gilt. With the proof dust jacket. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard. Lightly rubbed at extremities, partial tanning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in the rubbed, toned, and marked jacket with nicks at the corners and a closed tear and chip to the lower panel. Pre-publication salesman's dummy with illustrations to both panels of the dust jacket and no text on the flaps. The first 23 pages of text and illustrations are present, but the rest of the pages are blank, the dedication and introduction leaves are blank, and the endpapers are white. Provenance: from the collection of Pat McInally.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Les Dessous de Cartes d'une Partie de Whist

      Paris: Connaissance, 1927. Paperback. Very good. #49 of 125cc. Publisher's illustrated wraps with an onionskin jacket. Jacket has a couple of small chips to the spine and a large spot of loss to the top of the rear, else very good. Illustrated in dry point by Malo Renault.

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory Bookseller. ABAA]
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        Monsieur de Bougrelon

      Les Editions d'Art Devambez, Paris, France 1927 - Limited. No. 149. One of the 250 copies on Arches paper. 16 original color etchings by Drian (Adrien Desiré Étienne 1885-1961). Original glassine covered original wrappers. Housed in a beautiful marbled paper Slipcase. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heartwood Rare Books]
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        Mesicník pro stavební umení (= Der Bau. Monatsschrift für Baukunst). V. Jahrg., Heft 1 - 12 (Juli 1926 - Mai 1927).

      Originalausgabe. - Kompletter Jahrgang der bedeutenden Zeitschrift des tschechischen Konstruktivismus mit vorgeb. Jahresinhaltsverzeichnis. - Enthält u.a. einen mehrteiligen Beitrag von Karel Teige über Konstruktivismus und neue Architektur in der UdSSR sowie einen umfangreichen Artikel über das Bauhaus Dessau. Bildunterschriften in Tschechisch, Französisch und Deutsch. - Insgesamt ordentlicher Zustand. - Heller 112f.

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        Grizzly Gallagher: A Western Story

      New York: Chelsea House. (1927). First. First edition. Slight spotting to the spine, still about fine in a very attractive, near fine dustwrapper with a small chip at the crown, and a few old, internal repairs. Old mountain man trains his dead partner's son in the ways of the West. One of five novels by Barker, who immigrated from England as a child and settled in the Idaho before moving to Hollywood. In addition to writing for the screen (although he is not to be confused with the silent film director of the same name), Barker also wrote over 500 short stories, some of which were filmed. Grizzly Gallagher was his most popular character. A very nice copy of a scarce book, OCLC lists only three copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        GAMLA JUDISKA GRAVPLATSER L STOCKHOLM.

      Stockolm, P. A. Norstedt & Sons. 1927. Paperback. 1st edition. Original Illustrated Paper Wrappers, 4to, xxi, 162 pages. Text in Hebrew and Swedish. With many photographic plates. A study of the Jewish cemeteries of Stockholm. Important for the geneology and history of the Swedish Jewish community. A damaged copy sold for over USD 750 at auction in 2008. Covers worn with edgewear, otherwise Very Good Condition (kh-3-23) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        Grizzly Gallagher: A Western Story

      New York: Chelsea House. (1927). First. First edition. Slight spotting to the spine, still about fine in a very attractive, near fine dustwrapper with a small chip at the crown, and a few old, internal repairs. Old mountain man trains his dead partner's son in the ways of the West. One of five novels by Barker, who immigrated from England as a child and settled in the Idaho before moving to Hollywood. In addition to writing for the screen (although he is not to be confused with the silent film director of the same name), Barker also wrote over 500 short stories, some of which were filmed. Grizzly Gallagher was his most popular character. A very nice copy of a scarce book, OCLC lists only three copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Co-Ge-We-A, The Half-Blood: A Depiction of the Great Montana Cattle Range

      The Four Seas Co., 1927, Cloth, Book Condition: Good+, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First Edition. 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. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 010974.

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        Der Nibelunge Not. Druck der Ernst Ludwig Presse, Exemplar Nr.5 / 2 Bände (vollständig) * G A N Z P E R G A M E N T - Handeinband

      Darmstadt, Ernst Ludwig Presse, 1927. Vollständige Ausgabe in aufwendig hergestelltem Handeinband der Zeit: 2 Bände, gebunden jeweils als Franzband / Ganzfranzband in Pergament GPgt / Pgt im Format 20 x 27 cm mit Kopfgoldschnitt, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, feiner Linienblindprägung von Deckeln und Rücken ebenfalls in Goldprägung, handgestochenes Kopfband, 5 erhabene Bünde, Steh- und Innenkanten-Linienvergoldung und Pergamenthäubchen. 205 / 209 Seiten 345 Seiten, auf Zanders-Bütten, zweiseitig unbeschnitten, mit Druckvermerk: \"Druck der Ernst Ludwig Presse zu Darmstadt im Februar neunzehnhundertsiebenzundzwanzig. Hundertfünfunddreissig numerierte Exemplare; einhundert davon für den Freundeskreis der Ernst Ludwig Presse.\" - Eines von 135 (im Druckvermerk in Band 2 numerierten) Exemplaren, von denen seinerzeit nur 35 über den Insel-Verlag in den Handel gekommen sind. - \"Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: Die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden. Zum Kapital wird kein schlappes maschinengewebtes Bändchen verwendet, sondern das Kapital wird von Hand mit dem Buchblock umstochen, gibt dadurch dem Rücken einen festen Abschluß und bietet zugleich dem späteren Ledereinschlag (\"Häubchen\") die Unterlage. ). Oben wird das Buch beschnitten und erhält nicht nur der Schönheit willen einen Goldschnitt, sondern diese feine Metallschicht schützt vielmehr die dem Lichte und Staub am meisten ausgesetzte Schnittfläche vor deren schädlichen Einflüssen. Die Deckel werden in einem tiefen Falz angesetzt, mit den Bünden nach außen. Ein Herausreißen aus der Decke ist somit nur unter Zuhilfenahme von Werkzeug möglich. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können.\" Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder- und Lederarbeiten in München, Dienerstrasse 14. - Handgebundenes Exemplar, in sehr guter Erhaltung (kleine Eigentümerstempel jeweils auf Vorsätzen, diese minimal statt fleckig, sonst tadellos). - Deutsche Literatur, Ausgabe in Ganzpergament, Pergamenthandband, Bibliophilie, Handeinband, Meistereinband, deutsche Kunstbuchbinderei / Buchkunst im 20. Jahrhundert, Pressendrucke Versand D: 5,90 EUR Deutsche Literatur, Ausgabe in Ganzpergament, Pergamenthandband, Bibliophilie, Handeinband, Meistereinband, deutsche Kunstbuchbinderei / Buchkunst im 20. Jahrhundert, Pressendrucke

      [Bookseller: Galerie für gegenständliche Kunst]
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        Bibliothek der Kunstgeschichte. [88 Nummern in 84 Bänden - Alles Erschienene].

      Kl.-8. Meist 10 S. wissenschaftlicher Text u. 20 Bildertafeln. Jeder Band in marmorierten Künstlerhandpapier [japan. Krepppapier]. Komplette Reihe der Künstlerbücher von Seemann. In wunderbaren Künstlerhandpapier gebunden, mit Titelschildchen und Rückennummerierung. - Auswahl einiger Mitarbeiter: Heinrich Wölfflin, Hans Tietze, Max J. Friedlänger, Erwin Panofsky, Curt Glaser, August Grisebach, J. Strzygowsky, A. L. Mayer, Anny E. Popp, Hans Vollmer, Willi Wolfradt, Heinrich Glück, Ernst H. Buschbeck, August Luz, Emmy Wellesz, Leo Bruhns, Johannes Jahn, Paul Clemen u. v. a. - Siehe beiliegenden Verlagskatalog des E. A. Seemann Verlages von 1927 S. 5 ff. - Genaue Auflistung auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        POEMS (1914-1927)

      London: William Heinemann, Ltd, 1927. No. 63 OF 115 SIGNED COPIES (100 of which were for sale). This is an attractively bound collection of the early poetry of Robert Graves, including the war poems that first brought him notice. It was compiled with the assistance of his second wife, the American poet Laura Riding, at a time when Graves was struggling to find his footing and his poetic voice in the post-war world. Robert von Ranke Graves (1895-1985) had an unusual childhood among men of his age and class. His father was a British poet, and his mother the daughter of a German academic; he grew up in a literary household where artistic achievement was emphasized over sport and hunting prowess. He was set to study classics at Oxford when the First World War intervened. Like his friend Siegfried Sasson, Graves became a haunting voice for youth in the trenches of France. His memoir of that time, "Goodbye to All That" (1929), brought him lasting fame. His career spanned more than 70 years, and included acclaimed novels, poetry, literary criticism, social history, and groundbreaking works on the influence of classical mythology on literature. The present strictly limited edition is uncommonly seen on the market in agreeable condition. The very pleasant binding here is from the most recent generation of Sangorski productions.. 230 x 147 mm. (9 x 5 3/4"). xii, 229, [1] pp. No. 63 OF 115 SIGNED COPIES (100 of which were for sale). Graceful navy crushed morocco, gilt, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe (stamp-signed on rear turn-in), covers with an unusual Art Deco-style frame composed of straight and curving gilt rules, dots, and circlets, punctuated with stylized lily and poppy tools, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with a bold floral spray on a ground of gilt dots, red morocco label, turn-ins with geometric tooling, blue floral-printed endpapers, top edge gilt. Original paper wrappers bound in. In a suede-lined slipcase with matching morocco lip.Printed on Ellerslie paper with unicorn watermark.Faint offsetting (from bookmark?) to half title, a few spots of foxing to margin of final leaf, otherwise a very fine copy internally, quite clean, fresh, and bright, and in an as-new binding.This is an attractively bound collection of the early poetry of Robert Graves, including the war poems that first brought him notice. It was compiled with the assistance of his second wife, the American poet Laura Riding, at a time when Graves was struggling to find his footing and his poetic voice in the post-war world. Robert von Ranke Graves (1895-1985) had an unusual childhood among men of his age and class. His father was a British poet, and his mother the daughter of a German academic; he grew up in a literary household where artistic achievement was emphasized over sport and hunting prowess. He was set to study classics at Oxford when the First World War intervened. Like his friend Siegfried Sasson, Graves became a haunting voice for youth in the trenches of France. His memoir of that time, "Goodbye to All That" (1929), brought him lasting fame. His career spanned more than 70 years, and included acclaimed novels, poetry, literary criticism, social history, and groundbreaking works on the influence of classical mythology on literature. The present strictly limited edition is uncommonly seen on the market in agreeable condition. The very pleasant binding here is from the most recent generation of Sangorski productions.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        THE CASE-BOOK OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

      London: John Murray, [1927]., 1927. First edition. First U. K. edition, published simultaneously with the U. S. edition. Bright red cloth with spine lightly sunned, former owner's bookplate on front pastedown sheet, offsetting to front and rear endpapers, page edges and pages foxed else a clean and bright copy of the last canonical Sherlock Holmes book.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Manuel d'Archéologie préhistorique Celtique et Gallo-Romaine. 2e edition; 7 volumes + 1

      Editions Auguste Picard 1927 - 408 à 1095 620 1157 etc;;;;pp. Très Bon Etat Le prix comprends l'expédition en COLISSIMO FRANCE OU COLISSIMO INTERNATIONAL. Intégrité des textes ni surlignés ni commentaires en marges. 7 volumes brochés + 1. Illustrations en noir dans les textes planches en noir en fin d'ouvrage 416534 746et cartes dépliantes colorisées en excellent etat. On y ajoute un volume VI (les routes ) orphelin et avec un défaut sur la charniere mais complet. -Volume IV:le dos a son papier un peu frotté avec un début de manque du papier sur le fil de la bordure et au bas du dos. -Tome VI: le dos a des décolorations de la couleur et en haut un début de fente discrète du papier sans dommage pour sa solidité. -Tome VI:le dos a de petites auréoles de décoloration et un début de décollement de 3 mm sur le haut du papier sans gravité. -Certains ouvrages sont non coupés. -l'intérieur des papiers est en excellent etat sans rousseur ni jaunissement du papier. -Ni coins frottés ni coins pliés ni rognés. Intacts. -Tome 1:Archéologie préhistorique. Tome II:Archéologie celtique ou protohistorique. Age du Bronze. Tome III:Premier age du fer ou époque de Hallstatt. Tome IV:Second age du Fer ou époque de la Tène (2e edition augmentée d'un Index). Tome VI: Deuxieme partie -Archéologie gallo-Romaine. :l'archéologie du sol. Les routes. Tome VI:L'archéologie du sol:Navigation-Occupation du sol. Tome V:Première partie:Archéologie Gallo-Romaine:Généralités. Travaux militaires. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: dansmongarage]
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        SEBASTIAN VAN STORCK

      The Bodley Head Ltd., London 1927 - SEBASTIAN VAN STORCK agnie, 1885 Remarkable condition for age. Minor Illustrated with 20 wood engravings. With ribbon. Many pages have a moisture stain at the bottom near the binding. Front cover has the words, "Lycee Lakanal" in gilt lettering. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Encore Books]
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        [GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES] Blondinki v bol'shom sprose: Nazidatel'nyi dnevnik odnoi molodoi damy / Per. L.E. Efimovoi [i.e. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: The Intimate Diary of a Professional Lady / Transl. by L.E. Efimova]

      Riga: Literatura, 1927. 3-190, [2] pp.: ill. 20,5x14 cm. In original printed wrappers. Restored spine and wrappers, Soviet bookshops' stamps on the verso of back cover, few pages restored (near the spine or the edges). Very rare. Moscow edition was published the same year, and it's hard to say which one is first Russian translation. Comic novel written by Anita Loos (1889-1981) was first published in 1925 and became a bestseller. Illustrated by Ralph Barton.

      [Bookseller: Bookvica]
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        Grizzly Gallagher: A Western Story

      New York: Chelsea House, (1927). New York: Chelsea House. (1927). First. First edition. Slight spotting to the spine, still about fine in a very attractive, near fine dustwrapper with a small chip at the crown, and a few old, internal repairs. Old mountain man trains his dead partner's son in the ways of the West. One of five novels by Barker, who immigrated from England as a child and settled in the Idaho before moving to Hollywood. In addition to writing for the screen (although he is not to be confused with the silent film director of the same name), Barker also wrote over 500 short stories, some of which were filmed. Grizzly Gallagher was his most popular character. A very nice copy of a scarce book, OCLC lists only three copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Fun & Fantasy. A book of Drawings by Ernest H. Shepard. With an Introduction by A.A. Milne

      London: Methuen & Co, Ltd. 36 Essex Street, 1927. Firest edition, number 131 of 150 copies, signed by Ernest H. Shepard. Illustrated with 7 colour plates and many in black and white. 1 vols. 4to. Original blue cloth backed patterned bds, paper spine label; minor edge wear, d/j (minor chipping to edges), else very good. Firest edition, number 131 of 150 copies, signed by Ernest H. Shepard. Illustrated with 7 colour plates and many in black and white. 1 vols. 4to. ONE OF 150.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        BIBLIOGRAPHIA KABBALISTICA Verzeichnis der Gedruckten . Mit Anhang :Bibliographie des Zohars und seiner Kommentare.

      W. Drugulin, Leipzig 1927 - 230pp German text. FIRST EDITION.Original wrappers preserved.Very elegant half cloth with marble paper. lower part of the volume with some water dammage remains, mostly towards the end , otherwise very good. A very rare and wanted item. SHIPPING AIR MAIL WORLDWIDE INCLUDED. Size: 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: M.POLLAK ANTIQUARIAT Est.1899, ABA, ILAB]
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        200 Chambres 200 Salles De Bains

      Jean Gondrexon, La Haye 1927 - Copy # 23. printed on Hollande paper. 10 original lithographs. Paper spine is fragile and 25% split at one fold. Else the book is in excellent condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Austern & Co. / Brooklyn Books]
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        Co-Ge-We-A, The Half-Blood: A Depiction of the Great Montana Cattle Range

      The Four Seas Co., Boston 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        IT

      The Macaulay Company, New York 1927 - 310 pages. 7.75 x 5.25 inches. Publisher's pink cloth with bold titles in white. Spine sunned and with light rubbing at head and foot and to titles. Signature of one Estelle C. Peters to front free endpaper; bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown: Barr, Lancaster PA. Interior is clean, binding sound, hinges secure. A handsome example of this scarce book. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Odd Book]
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        Elmer Gantry [SIGNED AND INSCRIBED]

      Harcourt, Brace and Co. New York (1927) - First Edition, First Issue. Novel of a preacher immortalized by the 1960 Richard Brook's directed film starring Burt Lancaster. This copy with a front endpaper tipped in with inscription by Lewis. Near Fine in lovely, almost Fine dustjacket, couple of barely visible very short closed tears. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Old garden roses.

      57 x 42 cm, Textheft 51 S., 40 Blätter (32 x 45 cm) unter Passepartout, OLwd.-Kassette goldgeprägt mit losen Blättern, Tadell. Text engl. Vorzugsausgabe. Nr 231 von 250 Exemplaren. Alle Tafeln von der Künstlerin links unten num. u. rechts unten signiert. Ausserdem von der Künstlerin und dem Autor Stelvio Coggiatti im Impressum signiert. Im engl. Textheft werden alle vorkommenden Rosen ausführlich beschrieben. Einführungsbrief (Faks.) von Graf Lennart Bernadotte.Insgesamt sind angeblich laut Impressum 4500 Ex., davon 750 engl. Exemplare gedruckt worden. Was nicht stimmen kann, da die engl. Ausgabe auf 250 nummeriert wurde. Da die Abbildungen ausserordentlich aufwendig reproduziert wurden, kann man davon ausgehen, dass maximal 1000 Exemplare produziert wurden. Der Verlag ging vermutlich Konkurs, da danach keine weiteres Werk nachweisbar ist.- Anne Marie Trechslin (1927 - 2007), Schweizer Malerin, Holzschneiderin, Zeichnerin und Illustratorin. Trechslin studierte Malerei in Paris und an der Kunstgewerbeschule Bern, danach in Italien und England. Sie erwarb sich internationale Anerkennung mit ihren Vogel- und Blumenaquarellen. Ihre Aquarelle sind naturtreue Wiedergaben der Pflanzen und auch harmonische und figürliche Darstellungen. Insbesondere bekannt wurde sie durch die Illustration zahlreicher Kunst- und Fachbücher zum Thema Blumen, als Expertin für die Abbildung von Rosen und Kamelien.1968 wurde ihr von dem Rosenzüchter Jean-Marie Meilland eine Rose gewidmet. 1987 erhielt Trechslin den Paul-Haupt-Preis für ihre Buchillustrationen.Briefmarkenserien nach Aquarellen von Anne Marie Trechslins Blumen-, Früchte- und Vogelmotiven wurden von der Republik San Marino und von der Schweiz herausgegeben. Zum Jahr der Rose 2002 hat die Pro Juventute eine weitere Wohltätigkeitsbriefmarkenserie nach Trechslins Vorlagen herausgegeben, die die Rosensorten Christrose, Ingrid Bergman, Charmian, Belle Vaudoise und Frühlingsgold darstellt. Durch Reiben mit dem Finger verströmen diese Briefmarken einen Rosenduft und die Christrose riecht weihnachtlich nach Tannen, Zimt und Nelken. Für die Briefmarken wurde Trechslin in Venedig der Cavallino dOro-Preis verliehen.Die Künstlerin arbeitete auch für die Botanische Bibliothek in Pittsburgh und das Musée dHistoire Naturelle in Paris.

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        Zeitschrift für Menschenkenntnis und Schicksalsforschung. 2. Jhg. 1927, Heft 1-12 [kmpl.].

      Düsseldorf-Unterrath u. Pforzheim, Verlag Herbert Reichstein, 1927. - 264 S., mit einer doppels. Taf. (in 4/5, Sonderheft über Guido von List), Gr.-8°, O-Papier (Hefte) Aus dem Inhalt: Inhalt: Berhard v. Clairvaux: Ariosophische Richtschnur; Lanz v. Liebenfels: Für die Leser u. Mitarbeiter; Lanz v. Liebenfels: Guido v. List, eine ariosophische Studie (siehe dazu Hieronimus 321 u. 322); Robert Brotz: Graphologische Studie über G. v. List; A. Wolf-Wolfsberg: Guido v. List, der Skalde, Seher u. Forscher; Robert Brotz: Über den geistigen Sinn der Schrift; Meister Amalarich: Die Kabbalistik der Namen; Georg Hauerstein: Lanz-Liebenfels' Rassenwertigkeitsindex; Fr. Dietrich [Theodor Czepl]: Zur Frage des "Deutschen Glaubentums" (u.a. mit dem Begriff "Selbstentjudung"); Guido v. List: Ein Faust; Paul Horn: Liebe-Geist-Seherschaft; W. Tordani v. Szügy: Inwiefern gehören die Ungarn zur arioheroiden Rasse (Wie ich mit Lanz v. Liebenfels bekannt wurde); Edmund v. Wecus: Die Hundschaft der alten Deutschen; Paul Horn: Merkwürdige Übereinstimmung; Robert H. Brotz: Schrift u. Rasse; Ernst Tiede: Wer hat es sie gelehrt?; Friedbert Asboga: Astrologie u. Heilpflanzen; Herbert Reichstein: Edda / Bhagavad-Gita / Buch der Psalmen teursch; Th. v. Hertesburg: Anleitung zum Pendeln. - Herbert Reichstein (1882-1944) war u.a. Verleger von Lanz von Liebenfels u. brachte, neben der "Ariosophischen Bibliothek", auch eigenen Publikationen heraus. 1925 hatte er sich selbst zum Direktor der "Deutschen Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Menschenkenntnis und Menschenschicksal" ernannt, welche "eine Organisation für gegenseitige Hilfe und ein Arbeitsforum für alle Okkultisten sein [sollte], die sich mit charakterologischen und hellseherischen Wissenschaften in rassischem Zusammenhang beschäftigen, einschließlich Astrologie, Graphologie, Phrenologie, 'Psycho-Physiognomie' und Handlesekunst (Chiromantie)" (Goodrick-Clarke, S. 148). Das Projekt stand auf der Basis einer rassistischen Weltanschauung, derzufolge sich die Mitglieder der Gesellschaft als Arier betrachteten u. sich der Förderung der rassischen Reinheit verpflichteten. - Ein Heft leicht angeknickt, ein weiteres mit Anstreichungen; tlw. mit kl. Randläsuren; tlw. unbeschnitten; tls. durchgerostete Klammern, sonst gute Expl.

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        Nell 'Inaugurazione d'una Epigrafe in Memoria di Margherita Di Davola sul Prospetto del Palazzo gia' Dei Principi di Venosa oggi Nugari in Albano Laziale 4 Novembre 1926

      Stamperia di Enzo Pinci, (Rome 1927 - First edition. Folio. Illustrated with tipped-in photographs. Printed limp Japanese vellum wrappers in unprinted translucent paper dustwrapper in slipcase with printed label. Fine with small chips to the near fine jacket with a modestly worn very good slipcase. One of 200 press numbered copies, this is copy number 35. Beautifully printed memorial volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Vorläufige Anzeige des Gesetzes, nach welchem Metalle die Contaktelektricität leiten" in Jahrbuch für Chemie und Physik 14, 1825, pp. 110-118 WITH "Bestimmung des Gesetzes, nach welchem Metalle die Contaktelektricität leiten, nebst einem Entwurfe zu einer Theorie des Voltaischen Apparates und des Schweiggerschen Multiplicators" in Jahrbuch für Chemie und Physik 16, 1826, pp. 137-166

      FIRST EDITIONS (2 Volume) OF GEORG OHM'S FIRST & SECOND PAPERS, HERE BEGINNING A SERIES "of experiments documenting the voltage across and the current through simple electrical circuits containing various lengths of wire" (History of Science: The Wenner Collection). These papers lead directly to his seminal 1927 formulation theory of galvanic electricity, or Ohm's Law. Note that the first paper, Vorläufige, (V. 14) was published first in Schweigger's Journal fur Chemie und Physik while the second paper, also in Schweigger's (V. 16), was published simultaneously in Annalen der Physik as well - meaning that neither scholars nor collectors consider the Schweigger appearance of the second paper, Bestimmung, or the Annalen appearance of more import or worth than the other. " In the field of electrical measurement, Ohm was the great pioneer" ( PMM, 174). He began publishing his electricity researches in 1825 with the first paper: "Vorlaufige Anzeige des Gesetzes" offered here. In it, he "sought to find a functional relationship between the decrease in the electromagnetic force exerted by a current-carrying wire and the length of the wire. Although this paper contained some fundamental errors, it was remarkable for its direct foundation on experiment - the paper deduced clear mathematical relationships based purely on the experimental evidence that Ohm had tabulated; this would grow to be a defining characteristic of all Ohm's early papers (Jeremy Norman). In the second paper offered , Ohm presented the experimental proof of his law, "the fundamental law of electric circuits" (Dibner 63). "Ohm's experimental procedure in ["Bestimmung des Gesetzes"] was analogous to that which he had used earlier but was modified in several significant ways… He now used a thermoelectric pile in order to eliminate the fluctuations in current strength accompanying the voltaic pile, fluctuations that Ohm attributed to changes produced by the current in the distribution of the components in the liquid conductor. "Second, he sought a direct relationship between the electromagnetic force of the current and the entire length of the connecting wire. . . . [in] the paper in question Ohm simply observed that the data from each of his several sets of experiments were very closely represented by the formula X = a/(b + x), where X is the strength of the electromagnetic effect-which he took as a measure of the electric current-of a conductor of length x on the magnetic needle of a Coulomb torsion balance, and where a and b are constants the exact nature of which he proposed to determine from additional series of carefully controlled experiments. The observation that b remained constant for all series of experiments, whereas a varied with temperature, led Ohm to conclude that a depended solely on the electromotive force of the pile and b solely on the resistance of the remaining portion of the circuit, in particular that of the pile itself. He also observed that the electromotive force of the thermoelectric pile appeared to be exactly proportional to the temperature difference at its end points. . . . " "After reconfirming the validity of his law by a further series of experiments, Ohm exhibited its explanatory powers on some of the chief unsolved problems which had occupied scientists working on the pile; and he showed how it also cast light on a number of other previously reported but poorly understood experimental findings. . . . The fruitful application of Ohm's simple law to existing problems was an explanatory tour de force" (DSB, Vol. 10). CONDITION & DETAILS: 2 volumes. Halle: Journal für Chemie und Physik. 8vo. Volume 14: [2], 14, [496], 3, [2]. 3 plates. Volume 16: [2], 16, [496], 4, [2]. 3 large fold-out plates. Small stamp on title pages. Beautifully rebound in period goatskin over marbled paper; 5 raised bands at the spine with gilt-tooling and -lettering in the compartments. New endpapers. Minor toning within. Near fine condition.

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        ULYSSES

      Paris: Shakespeare and Company. May 1927. Ninth printing of the original Shakespeare and Company first edition. Ninth printing of the original Shakespeare and Company first edition. Beautifully bound in full green morocco by Bayntun Riviere of Bath. Five raised bands and titles in gilt to the spine. Marbled endpapers and gilt inner dentelles. All edges gilt. The original blue upper wrapper bound in at the rear. A fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout and without previous ownerÂ’s inscriptions or stamps. A very attractive example. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Lazarus Laughed.

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927. Limited. hardcover. fine. 179pp., 8vo, rebound in half black leather over marbled boards; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands, uncut edges, t.e.g. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927. Limited first edition. A fine copy. One of 775 copies, signed by O'Neill on the limitation page.

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        Le Tout-Cinéma. Annuaire général illustré du monde cinématographique. 6e Année : 1927

      1 vol. fort in-8 cartonnage percaline éditeur mauve, nomb. ill., Publications "Filma", Paris, 1927, 1353 pp. Bon exemplaire (couv. très lég. frottée, cachet Alliance cinématographique Européenne et Films Aubert sur tranches) de cet annuaire incontournable, recueillant toutes les adresses, des stars, des cinémas, des techniciens, des producteurs, etc., etc. Rare. L'année 1927 reste une date exceptionnelle dans l'histoire du cinéma, avec la sortie du premier film parlant : The Jazz Singer ! Français

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        LUD-IN-THE-MIST

      New York City,: Alfred A. Knopf. Bound in original patterned paper over boards; half cloth spine. 1927. hb. Small 8vo, pp. 313. . Helen Hope Mirrlees (1887-1978) was a British poet, novelist, and translator (she spoke six languages by her mid-20s), and friend of Virginia Woolf. Her best known work is "Lud-in-the-Mist", which was first published by W. Collins Sons in London, in 1926 (See Bleiler, "The Check-List of Science-Fiction and Supernatural Fiction"). It "is a unique fantasy novel, slow moving and exquisitely written, fairly short and very much unlike the typical Tolkien rehashes of today" (George T. Dodds, SF Site Reviews). This is the first American edition. This title has been re-published numerous times, starting with a mass-market paperback in 1970, and is now available in the abhorrent POD (print-on-demand) format (the book equivalent to a TV dinner). Our copy shows rubbing to the edges of the boards. The paper title label, affixed to the spine, is slightly pulled away, but not torn. The half-cloth spine, and the boards, are lightly soiled. The "Borzoi"-design endpapers are clean and tight, although the binding feels very slightly sprung. The contents are clean and bright. Overall, in good, to good plus, condition. No dust jacket. .

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