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        The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry.

      Oxford: John Johnson, Oxford University Press, 1928. - Folio. 4 volumes. pp. xcii, 1060; portrait frontispiece. Limited Edition of 100 copies only. Original full red calf, a little faded on the spines, especially of volume one, otherwise a Fine set. A genealogical record of the Earls of Portsmouth comprising over 1,000 pedigrees prefaced by a historical introduction on the family, historically based in the three Wallop villages in the heart of Hampshire with the family seat at Hurstbourne Park.

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        Wallop Family and their Ancestry

      Johnson, London 1928 - 4 vols. Fine binding, full crushed morocco. 100 copies only. A beautiful set in fine binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hilly Hong Kong.

      Hong Kong. Kelly & Walsh. No date. (circa1928). Very attractive view booklet showing Hong Kong at the turn of the 20th century illustrated with collotypes and photogravures - 3 fold out panoramas - 'From the Harbour"; "Victoria"; "Repulse Bay", 12 full page images and 2 leaves with several images. Original wrappers with oval cut out upper cover. A little light browning first image, very light wear edges of covers. A very good copy of a scarce photo book. The title of this scarce photo book holds out hopes of cool breezes in the tropics of Hong Kong. This is one of several such booklets extolling the virtues of Hong Kong. Produced to inform (or perhaps entice) people coming to appointments in what was a British Crown Colony from 1842 until 1997. The standard appointment was for a period of two years, with first-class travel both ways, preferably in posh accommodation (Port Out, Starboard Home), which meant that in the gruelling conditions of the Red Sea, one travelled on the cooler side of the ship in the heat of the afternoon. Three panoramas show Hong Kong as a thriving city with fine Edwardian buildings built on its waterfront or praya. These had been built on a large reclamation completed in 1904 second panorama shows the view of Hong Kong harbour filled with British shipping. The third shows Repulse Bay, with a recently completed resort hotel above a pleasant beach. Clearly this was a nice place to work and relax. Further encouragement is given in a view of the mansions of the Peak, high above the harbour. Resident here were the taipans, the senior executives of British companies. Houses like this would have been familiar to people from British India, accustomed to the hill stations of Simla or Darjeeling. Other photographs show further symbols of Britishness: the Cenotaph, the Supreme Court and Happy Valley Racecourse. Later photographs show elements of Chinese life in busy Queen's Road and in what, to English eyes, would be quaint, a steep street lined with Chinese shops. The album is undated but on the Kowloon side of the harbour, the waterfront is dominated by the Peninsula Hotel, opened in 1928. (Dr Stuart Braga). (When referring to this item please quote stockid 157758).

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        ROMANCE OF THE ROAD

      ALDIN, CECIL. ALDIN,CECIL. THE ROMANCE OF THE ROAD. London & NY: Eyre & Spottiswoode & Charles Scribner 1928. Folio (10 1/2 x 14"), black cloth, white lettering, top edge gilt, slight rubbing to spine ends and tips, VG++. 1st trade edition. The text is a description of travel in England as it was in 1828 - inns, coaches, roads and some of its travelers are described and pictured by Aldin. Each page is individually hinged into the book allowing it to survive over the years. Printed on high quality paper there a profusion of 2- color and black and white illustrations throughout the text plus tipped-in color plates, Cary's Survey of the High Roads From London and a folding map of London in the front pocket (map repaired and trimmed).

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1928 - 1928 Original Hardback Wisden. Very Good for a 28.

      1928. This lot is an 1928 Original Hardback Wisden. In Very Good+ Condition. Very nice for a 1928 as they tend to break easily under their own bulk. This book is very nice, it has had no restoration, the front board is very nice with shiny, original gilt, odd small mark, nice spine cloth with bright lettering and lines forming each side of the letters. Inside the the hinges are wonderful and the pastedowns very yellow, name to first page, the pages are clean and crisp too. A very nice Wisden, a lovely photoplate.

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        Monographie und Iconographie der Orchideen Europas und des Mittelmeergebietes. (5 Bde., compl.).

      4, Bd. 1: 304 S., 38 Tafeln Bd. 2: 472 S. (Textbde.) 3 Tafelbände m. insgesamt 640 Tafeln., Privat-HLdr., goldgepr., 3. Bd.: Vs. im Gelenk m. kl. Fleck, Titelbl. mit Fehlstelle (ohne Textverlust) hinterlegt 17 Tafeln (Nr. 81-96) photographisch reproduziert und fachmännisch eingefügt, 143 fehlt, Nr. 635-636 m. beschnittener Tafelzahl Insgesamt gutes u. seltenes Exemplar. (= Repertorium specierum nov. regni vegetabilis, Sonderbeiheft A.). 1. Bd.: Schlechter, Rudolf (1928): Monographie der Gattungen und Arten (mit Blütenanalysen). 2. Bd.: Keller, Gottfried (1930-1940): Kritische Monographie, enthaltend die Beschreibung der Arten und Unterarten, Rassen, Varietäten, Formen und Bastarde, nebst Literaturangaben und biologischen Anmerkungen. Tafelbände: 3. Bd.: ders. (1935): Cypripedilum, Ophrys, Serapias, Aceras, Himantoglossum, Barlia, Anacamptis, Neotinea, Steveniella. M. 1-192 Tafeln u. Register der Tafelbde. III-V 4. Bd.: ders. (1935): (ohne Titelbl.) M. 193-400 Tafeln 5. Bd.: ders. (1935): (ohne Titelbl.). M. Tafeln 401- 640.

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        BROKEN MIRRORS" by Francis Bosworth, Karl Litzenberg, Gordon Louis Roth, Harrison Salisbury, Donald Wandrei.

      Avon Press 1928.], [Minneapolis - Octavo, pp. [1-20] 21-90 [91-92: blank] [93: colophon] [94-96: blank] [note: first three and last leaves are blanks, first and last used as front and rear paste-downs], full-page mounted woodcut illustrations by Leo Henkora, original three quarter black cloth (imitation leather pattern) and black and gold marbled boards, all edges untrimmed. First edition. Privately printed by the Avon Society in an edition of 82 copies of which this is one 60 numbered copies signed by the authors and the artist. Wandrei's contribution consists of two short stories, "The Victor Loses" and "The Terrible Suicide," and eight poems that constitute his first writings published in a book. A virtually unobtainable work by an important writer of weird fiction and the cofounder of Arkham House, published while Wandrei was a student at the University of Minnesota. Cloth rubbed at head and tail of spine panel, else a fine copy without dust jacket as issued. Rare. (#9419) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        LA DIVINA COMMEDIA OR THE DIVINE VISION OF DANTE ALIGHIERI IN ITALIAN & ENGLISH

      [London]: Nonesuch Press, 1928. No. 65 of 1,475 numbered copies. This is an important edition from a significant private press, offered in a visually impressive binding by a person of considerable stature in the 21st century bookbinding world. Founded in 1923 by Vera Mendel, David Garnett, and Francis Meynell (with Meynell being in charge of book production), the Nonesuch Press produced a substantial corpus of fine printing for book collectors who also wanted to use their books for reading. The illustrations chosen for the Nonesuch "Divine Comedy" are by the Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510), who rejected drawing from models in favor of conjuring images from his own reading of Dante. The drawings are at once realistic and calligraphic, emphasizing line and a vibrant character more readily found on paper than in life, but also displaying a masterful and elegant grasp of the human figure. Binder Lester Capon (b. 1951) studied at Camberwell School of Art and Crafts before serving as assistant to James Brockman from 1977 to 1993. He was elected a Fellow of Designer Bookbinders in 1986, and served as president of the organization from 2003 to 2005. Capon is also an expert in book restoration and conservation. Former owner Sir Theodore Brinckman (b. 1932) was a distinguished bookseller whose Monk Bretton Books specialized in private press materials.. 313 x 203 mm. (12 3/8 x 8"). [4], 324, [4] pp. No. 65 of 1,475 numbered copies. INTRIGUING MAROON ONLAID CRUSHED MOROCCO BY LESTER CAPON (his ticket on rear endpaper) with a wrap-around design of hand-stained and puckered onlays in shades of orange, pink, and red; smooth spine with gilt titling, blue and orange endpapers, all edges gilt on the rough. In an excellent plush-lined buckram drop-back box with black title label on spine. With 42 collotype illustrations printed by Daniel Jacomet in sepia after the drawings by Sandro Botticelli, 34 of the plates being double-page. Typed invoice to Sir Theodore Brinckman laid in; inside front cover of box with Brinckman's morocco book label. Paper expertly cleaned and repaired by Capon (as stated on the invoice). Dreyfus 50. A couple of faint spots of foxing, otherwise clean and crisp internally, and the binding in mint condition. This is an important edition from a significant private press, offered in a visually impressive binding by a person of considerable stature in the 21st century bookbinding world. Founded in 1923 by Vera Mendel, David Garnett, and Francis Meynell (with Meynell being in charge of book production), the Nonesuch Press produced a substantial corpus of fine printing for book collectors who also wanted to use their books for reading. The illustrations chosen for the Nonesuch "Divine Comedy" are by the Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510), who rejected drawing from models in favor of conjuring images from his own reading of Dante. The drawings are at once realistic and calligraphic, emphasizing line and a vibrant character more readily found on paper than in life, but also displaying a masterful and elegant grasp of the human figure. Binder Lester Capon (b. 1951) studied at Camberwell School of Art and Crafts before serving as assistant to James Brockman from 1977 to 1993. He was elected a Fellow of Designer Bookbinders in 1986, and served as president of the organization from 2003 to 2005. Capon is also an expert in book restoration and conservation. Former owner Sir Theodore Brinckman (b. 1932) was a distinguished bookseller whose Monk Bretton Books specialized in private press materials.

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        Candide (1928 Limited Edition Signed By Rockwell Kent)

      New York: Random House, 1928. 1st Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good. Illustrated By Rockwell Kent. Signed by Illustrator(s). 1st Printing 111 Pp. #184 Of 1450 Copies, The First Book Published By Random House, Illustrated Throughout By Rockwell Kent And Signed By Him On The Limitation Page. Binding And Gilt With Some Wear, Browning Along Spine And Edges, Tiny Frays At Most Corners, Contents Fine; Small Areas Of Foxing In Lower Half Of Front Free Endpaper.

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        La règle de l'homme

      First edition, one of 75 numbered copies on vélin pur fil paper, reserved for advance distribution.Handsome autograph inscription from Joseph Kessel to his friend Henri Béraud : "A mon chervieil Henri Béraud en souvenir d'une amitié de presque dix ans. Avec toute mon affection. Jef. [To my dearold Henri Béraud in remembrance of a friendship almost ten years old. With all my good wishes. Jef.]"With 6 original lithographs by Marise Rudis.A little light spotting principally to margins of some leaves. Gallimard Paris 1928 15,5x20,5cm broché

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        Winnie The Pooh Collection Four Books; Winnie the Pooh, House at Pooh Corner; When We Were Very Young, Now We Are Six

      London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1928 6th, 1928 1st, 1925 7th, 1927 1st.. 4 Volumes; hardbacks, green, red, pink and blue cloth covers, gilt lettering to spines, gilt pictioral vignette illustrations to front and rear boards. Gilt line edging to fronts. Top page edges all gilt. Illustrated endpapers. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners, some minor marks to cloths. Neat inscription to endpapers of ‘Winnie the Pooh’ and Now We Are Six’. Some minor handling marks to pages else pages all very clean and tight throughout. An excellent collection of Milne’s 4 Best “Pooh & Christopher Robin” Books. 158 / 178 / 100 / 103pp. B&W illustrations throughout.

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        Uue kunsti raamat. Neue Kunst in Estland. L'art nouveau en Estonie. Eesti Kunstnikkude Ryhma almanak [Almanac of the Estonian Artists' Group]. Edited by Märt Laarman

      Eesti Kunstnikkude Ryhm, Tallinn 1928 - Octavo (22 × 18 cm). Original pictorial wrappers by Märt Laarman; 80 pp. Tipped-in color frontis; sixty four pages of black-and-white reproductions. Wrappers rebacked, with restoration to spine and lower corner of rear wrapper; internally very good, save for tiny owner inscription to title page. First and only edition of Laarman's important "New Book of Art," a representative overview of Estonian avant-garde art, sculpture, and architecture meant to propagate these new forms both domestically and abroad. The EKR was one of the main organizations propagating cubo-futurist tendencies in Estonia throughout the 1920s and early 1930s. With an introduction by the editor, Estonian artist Märt Laarman, as well as summaries in French and German. The numerous illustrations, on sixty-four pages, showcase the best cubist and constructivist paintings, woodcuts, decorative arts, stage design and sculpture produced in Estonia at the time, by artists such as Felix Johansen, Eduard Ole, Edmond Arnold Blumenfeldt, Arnold Akberg, and Laarman himself. At the time, in fact, the book led to some international recognition for the new Estonian art: "Laarman ensured that copies were sent to influential artists and art critics across Europe, with the art historian Michel Seuphor and Theo van Doesburg being amongst those to receive copies. The Book of New Art made an impact on the de Stijl movement's leader, for, as Mai Levin recounts, he praised it in terms of design quality and content, and included a favorable review in his own journal" (Blackwood, "Mapping Estonian Modernism: Märt Laarman and the Eesti Kunstnikkude Ryhm,"2007, 94). With striking use of typography throughout (vertical and horizontal image captions, frames and bars constructed of type). KVK, OCLC show copies at the British Library, Getty, Helsinki, and Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin only. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Epipsychidion

      Officina Bodoni, Montagnola 1928 - 38 pages. 29 x 20 cm. Limited edition, one of 220 copies printed on vellum paper with the original types of Giambattista Bodoni. Verses Addressed To The Noble and Unfortunate Lady Emilio V____, This work was inspired by Shelley's meeting, at the end of October 1820 when the author had moved back to Pisa, the beautiful, young Teresa Viviani (1801--1836), who was being kept in a convent awaiting the outcome of marriage arrangements in which she played little part. But it also reflects the difficulties he was facing in his second marriage to Mary Godwin, and looks back to the desolation the poet faced after the suicide of his first wife Harriet Westbrook. Covers slightly splayed, bookplate, covers and interior fresh and clean. Orig. full vellum, spine lettered in gilt. Very good

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        Iskusstvo rabochikh

      Leningrad: Gosudarstvennogo Russkogo Musei 1928 - Small octavo, wrappers, 72 pp., 17.7 x 13.5 cm. Book design by Brodskii, illustrated throughout with works on exhibition. This book was produced in conjunction with the important 1928 exhibition of IZORAM (Association of the Amateur Young Worker Artists), held in Leningrad in the Russian State Museum. More a collection of essays by IZO theorists than an exhibition catalog, it includes several (unattributed) examples of exhibited art. the book demonstrates artwork by amateurs who have incorporated constructivist principles in their work. Moisei Brodskii (1896-1944) was a cubo-futurist painter and graphic designer from Odessa who developed a constructivist pedagogy and who later came under ideological fire for not emphasizing propaganda as the chief aim in promoting art education. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Buch 4. (Buch vier). - I. Teil: Mystik. II. Teil: Magie [= kmpl., alles Erschienene]. Dtsch. Erstausg.

      134 S. / 265 S. (recte 256), beide mit Abb., 12, O-Halbleinen (2 Bde.) Crowley Cross Index: Nr. 70 u. 79 (zur engl. EA). - Es handelt sich hier um die Übersetzung von "Band I" von Buch 4, der "Band II" erschien erst nach dem Krieg unter dem Titel "Magie als Philosophie für alle. BUCH VIER Theorie". - Inhalt I: Asana Pranayama u. seine Parallele im Sprechen. Mantrayoga Yama u. Niama Pratyahara Dharana Dhyana Samadhi. / Inhalt II: Zeremonielle Magie. Die Schulung zur Meditation Der Tempel Der Kreis Der Altar Die Geißel, der Dolch u. die Kette Das heilige Oel Der Stab Der Becher Ein Zwischenspiel Das Schwert Das Pentagramm die Lampe Die Krone Das Gewand Das Buch Die Glocke Das Lamen Das magische Feuer Glosarium. - Übersetzt von Martha Küntzel ursprünglich Mitglied der Hartmann-TG, später führendes Mitglied des OTO (vgl. Miers). - Einbände berieben, etwas bestossen u. lichtrandig beide im Vorsatz mit Signatur "Rolf Lindemann" u. Widmungen (9.3.1928) in einer runenartigen Geheimschrift Bd.I mit Anstreichungen u. Marginalien, sonst gute Expl. die Druckfehlerberichtigung in Kopie anbei. - Sehr seltene dtsch. EA, via KVK kein Expl. nachweisbar.

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        Contemporaneos - Rivista Mexicana de Cultura. [ Editores: Bernardo J. Gastelum, Jamie Torres Bodet, B. Ortiz de Montellano, Enrique Gonzalez Rojo].

      Mexico, Contemporaneos Mexico, / 1928 - [Incompleta colección. 5 volúmenes de los cuales II - III - IV - VIII - XI]. 15,5 cm x 22,5 cm. Secundo volumen: 415 páginas; Tercero volumen: 280 páginas; Cuarto volumen: 358 páginas; Undécimo volumen: 293 páginas. Hardcover / Original tapa dura en funda protectora de mylar. Muy buen estado con sólo signos menores de desgaste externo. Los Contemporáneos es el nombre de un grupo de jóvenes intelectuales mexicanos, agrupados en torno a la revista Contemporáneos, que se encargaron de difundir muchas de las innovaciones del arte y la cultura en la sociedad mexicana de la primera mitad del siglo XX. El grupo tomó el nombre de la revista, cuya publicación comenzó en 1928. Realmente no existió un programa definido o un manifiesto generacional, aunque sí era evidente que todos aquellos que publicaron en la revista compartían un afán por modernizar no sólo la literatura, sino una buena parte de los aspectos más significativos de la cultura. Tuvieron muchas influencias extranjeras que se proyectaban en sus obras, sobre todo de la literatura europea y estadounidense. Se dedicaron también al teatro y a la promoción cultural. Uno de los miembros destacados fue Antonieta Rivas Mercado, quien además fue su mecenas. En cierto modo eran opositores del estridentismo. (Wikipedia)

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        Avant-Garde Ð Signed Copy: Vatrometi i bajka o Akteonu

      Belgrade, Serbia: Francusko-Srpska Knjizara A. M. Popovic . 1928 - 4¡, 56 pp., [2], original tan wrappers with illustrated cover (Slightly age-toned, paper as usually fragile with tiny chips in the edges of first and last pages, wrappers with repaired small loss of paper in margins, repaired long tear in the back cover, stamp of the previous owner A. M. Popovi_ on the back, otherwise in a good condition). An uncommon Serbian book with poems by Todor Manojlovi_ with the cover design by an Avant-Garde artist Mihailo S. Petrov, a member of Group Oblik. Signed by the author. Todor Manojlovi_ was a famous Serbian dramaturge, writer, poet and professor at the Academy of Belgrade. This book of poems were published in the French-Serbian publishing house in Belgrade. The cover was designed by a Serbian Avant-Garde artist Mihailo S. Petrov (1902-1983) one of Zenir's most active collaborators during its first phase of 1921. He was also working with other avant-garde magazines like Dada Tank and Ut. From 1926 to 1929 he was a member of the Group Oblik. He was the founder of the Graphic Department at the Academy of Fine Arts and the Academy of Applied Arts in Belgrade. The book was signed by Manojlovi_ and dedicated to the actor and drama editor Ivo Rai_ Lonjski (1881-1931). We could only trace five examples in institutions worldwide.

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        SOVIET CINEMA IN 1920s]

      - A collection of rare survivals of the time - small fragile brochures with 'film librettos', actors' biographies, and articles. The 1920s was the decade of the New Economic Policy in the USSR, when a relaxation of state control of some industries gave people a taste of mini-capitalism within the Communist economy. Privately owned movie theaters prospered, and with them, the entire Soviet film industry. But Russians were more attracted to American movies than Soviet productions like the classic 'Battleship Potemkin'. They idolized Hollywood stars, particularly the glamorous couple Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford, known respectively as 'Everybody's Hero' and 'America's Sweetheart'. The swashbuckling Fairbanks was a sex symbol, and Pickford helped popularize the modern star system. It reflects the ambivalent Soviet attitude toward Hollywood-a mixture of admiration and repugnance. When Joseph Stalin became dictator, the relative freedom the Soviet film industry enjoyed was taken away. From that point forward, only films that satisfied «the basic demands of the proletarian collective farm mass viewer» would be made. Propaganda, not frivolities like slapstick, was the order of the day. 1) Spartak. Svezhii veter [i.e. Spartacus. A Fresh Wind]. Moscow: Teakinopechat', [1928]. [8] pp.: ill. 13,5x8,5 cm. Without wrappers as issued. Near fine. Vertical crease. The film 'Spartak' was not preserved. It was a silent Soviet drama film based on the historical novel by Raffaello Giovagnoli. Directed by Turkish director Muhsin Ertu?rul. The script was written by the Ukrainian futurist poet Geo Shkurupii. The music score was written by the famous Aram Khachaturyan (later he used it while creating his masterpiece ballet 'Spartacus' (1954)). The film was made in 1926 at the Odessa Film Factory (in 1927 it was named the best film studio in the USSR) of the All-Ukrainian Photo Cinema Administration which was a cinematographic state monopoly that united the entire film industry in Ukraine (1922-1930). The film was first shown in 1926 in Kiev and in 1928 in Moscow. More than 3000 citizens of Odessa was participating in its production. Ilya Il'f mentioned its shooting calling the film «something very ancient Roman». The scandalous story of the production of the 'Spartak' was included in the original version of the novel «The Little Golden Calf» by Il'f and Petrov. 'A Fresh Wind' was a social drama about a victory of fishermen over rich extortionists, and a debut for all its creators: screenwriters M. Zats and S. Reznikov, Ukrainian director Georgy Stabovoi, Soviet cinematographer Daniil Demutsky (1893-1954) who later became one of the greatest Soviet cinematographers, and almost all actors. No copies in USA according to Worldcat. 2) Galkin, N.I. Bol'nye nervy [i.e. Sick Nerves]. [Moscow]: Teakinopechat', [1929]. 15, [1] pp.: ill. 17x13 cm. In original illustrated wrappers. Front wrapper is detached, some sunning. Otherwise very good. A very interesting brochure on even more interesting agitfilm called Sick Nerves, directed by Noi Galkin. It came out in 1928, and was pretty long for that time - 59 minutes. The second title of the film was Neurasthenia. In the brochure the film called science but it's a feature film that was supposed to show using expressive methods phenomenons of a city life leading to neuroses, how nerves work, how to live properly so to avoid such problems. The brochure is dedicated to explain the subject of neurotic diseases. «We can't live and work. On the example of the main hero of the film - the responsible worker Baturin - we see conditions which helping the development of neurotic disease. Baturin is very dedicated to his work and he doesn't regulate his work contributing too much and participating in many meetings, commissions without a rest or a break. From here goes scandals at work and at home, desperation and disbelief in his own powers». No copies in USA according to Worldcat. 3) Spid. Papashin synok [i.e. Speed. The P [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Contemporaneos - Rivista Mexicana de Cultura. [ Editores: Bernardo J. Gastelum, Jamie Torres Bodet, B. Ortiz de Montellano, Enrique Gonzalez Rojo].

      [Incompleta colección. 5 volúmenes de los cuales II - III - IV - VIII - XI]. 15,5 cm x 22,5 cm. Secundo volumen: 415 páginas Tercero volumen: 280 páginas Cuarto volumen: 358 páginas Undécimo volumen: 293 páginas. Hardcover / Original tapa dura en funda protectora de mylar. Muy buen estado con sólo signos menores de desgaste externo. Los Contemporáneos es el nombre de un grupo de jóvenes intelectuales mexicanos, agrupados en torno a la revista Contemporáneos, que se encargaron de difundir muchas de las innovaciones del arte y la cultura en la sociedad mexicana de la primera mitad del siglo XX. El grupo tomó el nombre de la revista, cuya publicación comenzó en 1928. Realmente no existió un programa definido o un manifiesto generacional, aunque sí era evidente que todos aquellos que publicaron en la revista compartían un afán por modernizar no sólo la literatura, sino una buena parte de los aspectos más significativos de la cultura. Tuvieron muchas influencias extranjeras que se proyectaban en sus obras, sobre todo de la literatura europea y estadounidense. Se dedicaron también al teatro y a la promoción cultural. Uno de los miembros destacados fue Antonieta Rivas Mercado, quien además fue su mecenas. En cierto modo eran opositores del estridentismo. (Wikipedia) (Sprache: Espagnol)

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        Epipsychidion

      Montagnola: Officina Bodoni, 1928. leather_bound. Orig. full vellum, spine lettered in gilt. Very good. 38 pages. 29 x 20 cm. Limited edition, one of 220 copies printed on vellum paper with the original types of Giambattista Bodoni. Verses Addressed To The Noble and Unfortunate Lady Emilio V____, This work was inspired by Shelley's meeting, at the end of October 1820 when the author had moved back to Pisa, the beautiful, young Teresa Viviani (1801--1836), who was being kept in a convent awaiting the outcome of marriage arrangements in which she played little part. But it also reflects the difficulties he was facing in his second marriage to Mary Godwin, and looks back to the desolation the poet faced after the suicide of his first wife Harriet Westbrook. Covers slightly splayed, bookplate, covers and interior fresh and clean.

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        Manhattan New York City Calssified Telephone Directory Donnelley's Red Book Winter 1928-29

      THE REUBEN H. DONNELLY CORP, NEW YORK 1928 - pages and cover age toned, shelf worn DATE PUBLISHED: 1928 EDITION: 968 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Abd-er-Rhaman in Paradise.

      Waltham St Lawrence, Berks: The Golden Cockerel Press,, 1928. Octavo. Original blue cloth-backed patterned boards, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Wood-engraved frontispiece, similar vignettes to title page and colophon leaf and 2 full-page plates with tissue guards, all by Paul Nash. Front board lightly bowed, extremities negligibly rubbed, spotting to tissue guards. A very good copy in the bright dust jacket. First edition in English, this copy number 381 of 400 copies printed, a characteristically handsome Golden Cockerel production. Abd-er-Rhaman in Paradise was first published in French under the title Les Deux Paradis d'Abd-er-Rhaman (1887), this English translation by Brian Rhys.

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        Pybrac. Quatrains ornés de trente et une illustrations par une artiste inconnu |[d.i. Vertès.]|

      A Narbonne [d.i. Paris], Pour les soeurs des ursulines, ohne Jahr [1928.] - Gr.8°. 87 S. und |20 Tafeln mit kolorierten Orig.-Radierungen sowie 11 weiteren im Text|. Rotes HLeder auf 4 Bünden mit goldgepr. RTitel. Die Orig.-Broschur mit eingebunden. Das seltene Werk ist illustriert mit |31 Radierungen|, in zarten Farben von Hand |koloriert|. Davon finden sich 11 im Text und 20 ganzseitig auf Tafeln. Eins von 165 numerierten Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage 225) einer "Édition strictement privée, publiée pour les amis de Pierre Louys." Die erotische, teils witzige Phantasie des Künstlers und sein leichter Strich erheben dieses Werk zu einem in der Tat delikaten und seltenen Erotikon. Mod. Exlibris. Sehr schönes Exemplar. Vokaer 20. Drouot, P. Louys, 110. Dutel 2281. ------------- [Vertès.] Louÿs, Pierre. Pybrac. Quatrains ornés de trente et une illustrations par une artiste inconnu [i.e. Vertès.] A Narbonne [i.e. Paris], Pour les soeurs des ursulines, no date [1928.] Large 8vo. 87 pp. and 20 plates with coloured etchings and annother 11 etchings in the text. Half leather with 5 raised bands and gilt printed title on spine. Original wrappers preserved. All 31 etchings coloured by hand. One of 165 numbered copies (of 225), privately edited for "the friends of Pierre Louys" ["Édition strictement privée, publiée pour les amis de Pierre Louys."] The artist Vertès is not mentioned. His erotic and humerous fantasy, carried out in a reduced style, make this work one of the outstanding pieces of erotica. Fine copy. Vokaer 20. Drouot, P. Louys, 110. Dutel 2281. --------------- [Vertès.] Louÿs, Pierre. Pybrac. Quatrains ornés de trente et une illustrations par un artiste inconnu [i.e. Vertès.] A Narbonne [i.e. Paris], Pour les soeurs des ursulines, sans date [1928.] Grand in-8°. 87 pp. et 20 planches avec pointes-sêches coloriées ainsi que 11 pointes-sêches in-texte. Demi-cuir sur 5 nerfs, dos avec titre en lettres dorées. Couverture originale conservée. Un des 165 exemplaires numérotés (au total 225) de cet « édition strictement privée, publiée pour les amis de Pierre Louys ». L'artiste n'est pas mentionné. Les 31 pointes-sêches ont toutes été coloriées délicatement à la main. L'imagination érotique de Vertès, son humour et son style artistique réduit font de cet ouvrage un véritable chef-d'oeuvre d'artiste. Très bon état. Vokaer 20. Drouot, P. Louys, 110. Dutel 2281. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Bollettino del Comune di Bologna.

      Bologna, 1928, A. XIV, fascicoli n. 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12 = 1929, A. XVI, fascicoli n. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12 = 1930, A. XVII, fascicoli n. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12 = 1931, A. XVIII, fascicoli n. 1/12 (annata completa) = 1932, A. XIX, fascicoli n. 1, 2, 7, 9 = 1933, A. XX, fascicoli n. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 = 1934, A. XXI, fascicoli n. 1/12 (annata completa) = 1935, A. XXI, fascicoli n. 1/12 (annata completa) = 1936, A. XXIII, fascicoli n. 1/2, 7/8. Tutti i 76 fascicoli di oltre 100 pp. cad. con pubblicità locali, architettura razionale (e, meno, non) Il periodo d'oro di una bella rivista con numerosissimi e quaiitativamente rilevanti lavori di storia.

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        Le frère-de-la-côte

      Nrf 1928 - - Nrf, Paris 1928, 16,5x21,5cm, broché. - Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 109 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé pur fil Lafuma-Navarre et réimposés dans le format in-quarto tellière, tirage de tête. Dos légèrement insolé, sinon agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition in French, one of 109 numbered copies on vergé pur fil paper Lafuma-Navarre and re-imposed in Tellière quarto, the tirage de tête. Spine slightly sunned, otherwise a good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Portrait postcard signed.

      Vienna, 1928. - 8vo. 1 p. Pretty sepia-toned portrait in her stage costume.

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        Histoire de l'

      1928. Originalausgabe. Bellmer, das graphische Werk, 11-15. Batailles Erstlingswerk „Die Geschichte des Auges" erschien zuerst 1928 mit 8 Illustrationen von André Masson unter dem Pseudonym Lord Auch. Ebenfalls unter diesem Pseudonym erschien die vorliegende veränderte Neufassung des Textes, diesmal mit 6 Originalradierungen von Hans Bellmer, die hier erstmalig gedruckt wurden. Vorliegend Exemplar Nr. 23 von 50 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Velin de Rives, jedoch ohne die zusätzliche Suite mit den Radierungen. Unser Exemplar wurde außergewöhnlicherweise im Druckvermerk von Bellmer signiert. Die Gesamtauflage betrug 199 Exemplare. Die Pappchemise und der Schuber wie meist gebräunt, sonst tadelloses Exemplar des sehr selten angebotenen Werkes, welches sehr lange aufgrund seines erotischen Inhaltes verboten war. Erst nach dem Tod Batailles 1962 konnte das Werk erstmalig unter dessen Namen erscheinen, ohne das sich Bataille jemals zu seiner Autorschaft öffentlich bekannt hätte.

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        [SOVIET CINEMA IN 1920s]

      A collection of rare survivals of the time - small fragile brochures with 'film librettos', actors' biographies, and articles. The 1920s was the decade of the New Economic Policy in the USSR, when a relaxation of state control of some industries gave people a taste of mini-capitalism within the Communist economy. Privately owned movie theaters prospered, and with them, the entire Soviet film industry. But Russians were more attracted to American movies than Soviet productions like the classic 'Battleship Potemkin'. They idolized Hollywood stars, particularly the glamorous couple Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford, known respectively as 'Everybody's Hero' and 'America's Sweetheart'. The swashbuckling Fairbanks was a sex symbol, and Pickford helped popularize the modern star system. It reflects the ambivalent Soviet attitude toward Hollywood-a mixture of admiration and repugnance. When Joseph Stalin became dictator, the relative freedom the Soviet film industry enjoyed was taken away. From that point forward, only films that satisfied «the basic demands of the proletarian collective farm mass viewer» would be made. Propaganda, not frivolities like slapstick, was the order of the day. 1) Spartak. Svezhii veter [i.e. Spartacus. A Fresh Wind]. Moscow: Teakinopechat', [1928]. [8] pp.: ill. 13,5x8,5 cm. Without wrappers as issued. Near fine. Vertical crease. The film 'Spartak' was not preserved. It was a silent Soviet drama film based on the historical novel by Raffaello Giovagnoli. Directed by Turkish director Muhsin Ertuğrul. The script was written by the Ukrainian futurist poet Geo Shkurupii. The music score was written by the famous Aram Khachaturyan (later he used it while creating his masterpiece ballet 'Spartacus' (1954)). The film was made in 1926 at the Odessa Film Factory (in 1927 it was named the best film studio in the USSR) of the All-Ukrainian Photo Cinema Administration which was a cinematographic state monopoly that united the entire film industry in Ukraine (1922-1930). The film was first shown in 1926 in Kiev and in 1928 in Moscow. More than 3000 citizens of Odessa was participating in its production. Ilya Il'f mentioned its shooting calling the film «something very ancient Roman». The scandalous story of the production of the 'Spartak' was included in the original version of the novel «The Little Golden Calf» by Il'f and Petrov. 'A Fresh Wind' was a social drama about a victory of fishermen over rich extortionists, and a debut for all its creators: screenwriters M. Zats and S. Reznikov, Ukrainian director Georgy Stabovoi, Soviet cinematographer Daniil Demutsky (1893-1954) who later became one of the greatest Soviet cinematographers, and almost all actors. No copies in USA according to Worldcat. 2) Galkin, N.I. Bol'nye nervy [i.e. Sick Nerves]. [Moscow]: Teakinopechat', [1929]. 15, [1] pp.: ill. 17x13 cm. In original illustrated wrappers. Front wrapper is detached, some sunning. Otherwise very good. A very interesting brochure on even more interesting agitfilm called Sick Nerves, directed by Noi Galkin. It came out in 1928, and was pretty long for that time - 59 minutes. The second title of the film was Neurasthenia. In the brochure the film called science but it's a feature film that was supposed to show using expressive methods phenomenons of a city life leading to neuroses, how nerves work, how to live properly so to avoid such problems. The brochure is dedicated to explain the subject of neurotic diseases. «We can't live and work. On the example of the main hero of the film - the responsible worker Baturin - we see conditions which helping the development of neurotic disease. Baturin is very dedicated to his work and he doesn't regulate his work contributing too much and participating in many meetings, commissions without a rest or a break. From here goes scandals at work and at home, desperation and disbelief in his own powers». No copies in USA according to Worldcat. 3) Spid. Papashin synok [i.e. Speed. The Prince of Pep]. [Moscow: Kinopechat', 1928]. 8 pp.: ill. 13,5x9 cm. Issued without wrappers. Near fine. Small tear of p.1 and few spots. A small brochure on two American movies. 'Speed' is a 1922 American action film serial directed by George B. Seitz. The story is a typically convoluted serial plot. 'The Prince of Pep' is a 1925 silent film western directed by Jack Nelson and starring Richard Talmadge. No copies in USA according to Worldcat. 4) Stel'makh, P. Deputat Baltiki [i.e. Baltic Deputy]. [Leningrad]: tip. Len. pravdy, [1937]. 15 pp.: ill. 14,5x11,5 cm. In original illustrated wrappers. Near fine. One more example of Soviet film propaganda. Baltic Deputy is a Soviet feature film made in 1936 at Leningrad Film Studio (the oldest Russian studio) by Alexander Zarkhi and Josef Kheifits. The action of the film is taking place in Petrograd of 1917 during the Revolution. While students involved in politics, many professors and scientists are cautious towards the new government. But the main character Dmitry Polezhaev accepted the Revolution and started to teach Baltic Bolshevik sailors (later he becomes the 'Baltic deputy'). The prototype of the professor became the legendary Russian scientist K.A. Timiryazev (1843-1920). Timiryazev was one of the few outstanding Russian scientists who openly supported the Soviet regime. Despite the agitation nature of the film it was awarded grand prix at the International Exhibition of Decorative Arts in Paris (1937) and brass medal at the Venice Film Festival (1946). The brochure includes a narration of the film and two pages of directors' view. Worldcat locates no copies. 5) Korolevich, V. Nata Vachnadze. 2nd edition. Moscow: Kinopechat', 1926. 16 pp.: ill., port. 14,5x11,5 cm. In original illustrated wrappers. Loss of the small corner of 3 leaves including rear wrapper, some rubbings. Otherwise very good. Very rare. A short brochure about Natalia «Nato» Vachnadze (1904-1953) who was a Georgian film actress. She started her career in the silent film era, usually playing the screen character of an Ingénue, an innocent and passionate young woman. She continued to work as an actress during the sound era until her death in a plane crash in 1953. One of the first film stars of the Soviet Union she received numerous honors. Vachnadze was - together with her male colleague Igor Ilyinsky - one of the first film stars of the young Soviet Union, and was sometimes called the Soviet Vera Kholodnaya, after the first film star of the Russian empire, Vera Kholodnaya. Worldcat locates 2 copies in USA (Stanford and Harvard University). 6) Korolevich, V.V. Malinovskaya. Moscow: Kinopechat', 1927. 16 pp.: ill. 15x11,5 cm. In original wrappers. The rear wrapper is lost, faded owner's ink stamp on p.9. Otherwise near fine. Very rare. A short brochure about Soviet actress Vera Malinovskaya (1900-1988). She debuted in 1924 in a film «To Everyone's Joy» where she had a small part. But already next year she was casted in a successful 'The Stationmaster' based on Pushkin's novel. It made her famous. In 1927, after her return from Soviet Russia, Mary Pickford gave a lengthy interview in which she had such a passage: «In Russia, I met a charming young Russian «star» - a tall girl with long blond hair - she was the heroine of the best picture I've seen there, «The Stationmaster». It is possible that she will come to America with my and Douglas' assistance. Needless to say how much she wants it.» And then talking about her journey to Moscow the great American once again recalls Malinovskaya: «Five or six actors came to meet us in Minsk, including the «star» that I just mentioned in a simple chiffon dress. It looked as if it was not less than four years old but it was cleaned and repaired.» Worldcat locates 4 copies in USA (Harvard, MOMA, Stanford and University of North Carolina). 7) Ardi, Y.K. Chechiotka [i.e. Tap Dance]. Moscow: Kinopechat', 1927. 14, [2] pp.: ill. 15x11,5 cm. In original illustrated wrappers. Some soiling, carefull restoration of the title and last page, otherwise very good. One of 5000 copies. A small brochure on a tap dance in a beautiful, very 'twenties' cover. Amazing how Soviet propaganda worked during that era! In this brochure tap dance is called bourgeois dance through which dominant class is trying to distract masses from their fight against the dominance of the upper class. But at the same time author thinks that we need 'purified version' of tap dance which brings back simple 'sailor's dances' and displaces gloss of alien charleston and foxtrot (which were popular in 1920s). Still it carries some valid information on tap dance in America and Europe, and its appearance in Soviet Russia. With black and white photographs of tap dancers. Worldcat locates a copy in Harvard. 8) Meri Pikford i Duglas Ferbenks v SSSR [i.e. Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks in USSR]. Moscow: Kinopechat', 1926. 31 pp.: ill., port. 16,5x13 cm. In original photomontage wrappers by K. Vialov. Some rubbing and restoration of wrappers, Soviet bookshop's stamp on the back wrapper, the side margin of p.15 is cut off (no damage to the text). This are the notes by N.M Yakovlev made by him when Hollywood couple Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks were in USSR. It is known that they were in USSR but it is less known that they appeared in a 1927 film made and set in Stalin-era USSR. Pickford never knew they were in the film until many years later. Her final scene, in which she embraces and kisses the Soviet leading man, actually lends the movie its title: A Kiss From Mary Pickford. Fairbanks and Pickford, who both admired Battleship Potemkin, toured the Soviet Union in 1926 while on vacation. A director named Sergei Komarov appeared with a newsreel crew and followed the couple around, recording the trip on film. Fans mobbed the superstars wherever they went. At Mezhrapom Film Studios, Pickford embraced and planted a kiss on actor Igor Ilyinski as part of a photo op. Komarov captured it all on camera. And then he decided to build a full-length feature around this shot. Komarov actually intended A Kiss From Mary Pickford as a critique of Soviet moviegoers' hysterical adulation of Hollywood stars. It was called 'Americanitis' by Komarov's mentor, Lev Kuleshov, who ironically was an admirer of director D.W. Griffiths and Charlie Chaplin. Potselui Meri Pikford was itself influenced by the racy pace of American slapstick comedies. With the presence of Fairbanks and Pickford, it inadvertently glorified 'Americanitis' even more. Douglas Fairbanks died without ever knowing he starred in a Soviet movie. Mary Pickford was reportedly informed about it in the late 1940s. Worldcat locates copies at Yale University Library, Amherst College Library, University of North Carolina. 9) Gekht, S.G. Bester Kiton [i.e. Buster Keaton]. Moscow: Kinopechat', 1926. 14, [2] pp.: port. 15x11,5 cm. In original photomontage wrappers by K. Vyalov but from the different edition (Abramov, A.N. Duglas Ferbenks [i.e. Douglas Fairbanks]. Moscow: Kinopechat', 1926). The title page from Fairbanks' edition is attached instead of p.3-4, a square piece of p.7 (Keaton's photo, 4,5x3,5 cm) is cut out, light restoration around a staple (p.8). A short brochure on American actor Buster Keaton who was admired by general public and critics in USSR like everything else from Hollywood in 1920s. Wrappers designed by Piotr Galadzhiev (1900-1971), Soviet actor, set designer and artist who besides participating in theatre productions was also an illustrator for a few film magazines. Worldcat locates copy at Yale University Library. 10) Arnoldi, E.M. Pod razvesistoi kliukvoi [i.e. Under Spreading Cranberries]. Moscow: teakinopechat', 1928. 28, [4] pp.: ill. 16x11 cm. In original illustrated wrappers by A. Ushin. Rubbed front cover, reattached title page with some spots, careful restoration of some pages. Otherwise very good. A very interesting ironic edition on what interests foreigners in Soviet Russia (mostly old pre-Revolutionary Russia) and foreign films on Russian themes like 'The Volga Boatman' (1926), 'The Eagle' (1925), 'The Queen of Spades', 'Love' (1927). The author criticizes and laughs how Russia is viewed abroad like an exotic lagging country: «As for us it's difficult to imagine American deserts without indians, cowboys on mustangs and shooting from a huge Smith-Wesson, so for Americans Russia seems most of all an exotic country with strange things up to spreading cranberries and barbarian dish - samovar. But not only it is difficult to imagine but unwanted. It's not interesting to imagine people from a distant exotic country wearing jackets, women wearing short skirts and hats. Another thing - kokoshniks, spacious mantles like cassocks, Boyar hats, sarafans...» No copies according to Worldcat.

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        The Argonaut Manuscript Limited Edition of Frank Norris' Works

      Doubleday, Doran and Co., Garden City 1928 - Lovely set, very near fine or fine. 10 volumes. Gravure frontispiece from photograph by Arnold Genthe. 21.5x14.5 cm. (8½x5¾"), full gray-brown levant morocco tooled in gilt on the covers and spines, raised bands, red levant morocco doublures tooled in gilt, moiré silk free endleaves on morocco hinges, top edges gilt -- an exceptionally well-bound set in beautiful condition (see photos). Period armorial bookplate of the original owner on the front flyleaves following the silk endleaves. No. 5 of 245 sets of the Argonaut Manuscript Edition. With original sheet of ink manuscript by Frank Norris from McTeague, inserted in front of Vol. I (The Octopus). It is a 16x10" sheet of paper which folds, and has the original ink smears and fingerprints of the author. This is deluxe binding and rare in this condition -- spines just naturally a touch more golden brown than the gray-brown morocco boards. No flaking or chips to the leather, not a single scratch, crack, or corner bump. Board joints flexible and not at all creaky. No tears, no chips, no splits, no flakey dryness, an altogether wonderfully preserved set of this important Progessive-era writer. The set consists of the author's complete works, including The Octopus, The Pit, McTeague, etc., with introductions by H.L. Mencken, Theodore Dreiser, Christopher Morley, et al. Volume 10 represents the first edition of previously uncollected articles and stories. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Satyagraha in South Africa

      S. Ganesan, 1928, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First English Language Edition. With viii page index. This edition, bound in full cloth, is the variant where the publisher Ganesan appears on both the spine and title page, as opposed to an alternate edition of 1928 whereby Ganesan is stated as publisher on the title page but Navajivan given on quarter cloth. There is no indication as to this being anything other than the first English language edition of this work. Translated by Valji Govindji Desai. Size: 8vo - over 7.75 - 9.75" tall. x + 511pp. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding firm, spine slightly faded. Foxing to front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edge marked. Covers slightly worn. Corners bumped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; South Africa; Modern; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 19795.

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        LUCY LOCKET THE DOLL WITH THE POCKET

      - VOLLAND. (RAE,JOHN) LUCY LOCKET THE DOLL WITH THE POCKET written and illustrated by John Rae. Minneapolis: Gordon Volland (1928). 8vo (6 1/2 x 8 1/2"), pictorial boards, FINE IN ORIGINAL BOX. Stated 1st printing. A wonderful about the adventures of an old-fashioned doll, beautifully illustrated with wonderful color illustrations and silhouettes by Rae. An outstanding copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gruesome Cargoes

      Selwyn and Blount London 1928 - Second Printing, same month as first (and presumably first issue dustjacket). Fourth volume in the "Not at Night" anthology series. Includes horror stories by Edmund Snell, Anthony Wharton, Lockhart North, Rupert Grayson, Oscar Cook, Flavia Richardson (C. C. Thomson), Dora Christie-Murray, Harold Markham, Harry De Windt, Dagney Major, H. Thomson, Benge Atlee, L. Oulton, Francis Beeding, A.W. Rawlinson. Near Fine in almost Near Fine dustjacket, couple of tiny nicks, coin sized light stain at rear panel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Argonaut Manuscript Limited Edition of Frank Norris' Works

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Lovely set, very near fine or fine. 10 volumes. Gravure frontispiece from photograph by Arnold Genthe. 21.5x14.5 cm. (8½x5¾"), full gray-brown levant morocco tooled in gilt on the covers and spines, raised bands, red levant morocco doublures tooled in gilt, moiré silk free endleaves on morocco hinges, top edges gilt -- an exceptionally well-bound set in beautiful condition (see photos). Period armorial bookplate of the original owner on the front flyleaves following the silk endleaves. No. 5 of 245 sets of the Argonaut Manuscript Edition. With original sheet of ink manuscript by Frank Norris from McTeague, inserted in front of Vol. I (The Octopus). It is a 16x10" sheet of paper which folds, and has the original ink smears and fingerprints of the author. This is deluxe binding and rare in this condition -- spines just naturally a touch more golden brown than the gray-brown morocco boards. No flaking or chips to the leather, not a single scratch, crack, or corner bump. Board joints flexible and not at all creaky. No tears, no chips, no splits, no flakey dryness, an altogether wonderfully preserved set of this important Progessive-era writer. The set consists of the author's complete works, including The Octopus, The Pit, McTeague, etc., with introductions by H.L. Mencken, Theodore Dreiser, Christopher Morley, et al. Volume 10 represents the first edition of previously uncollected articles and stories.

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        Genève ou Moscou

      - Nrf, Paris 1928, 17x22cm, broché. - Prima edizione, uno dei 109 esemplari numerati su Lafuma Navarra e ripristinata nel quarto formato di carta protocollo, testina di stampa. Bellissimo esemplare nonostante piccoli morsi marginali. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 109 exemplaires numérotés sur Lafuma Navarre et réimposés dans le format in-quarto tellière, tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire malgré d'infimes piqûres marginales.

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        Lady Chatterley's Lover

      8vo. 365pp. Light brown boards with cream paper label to spine and a black phoenix motif to front board. Tan coloured slipcase. Signed by Lawrence to limitation page.

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        Art Deco advertising poster - Cognac Sorin, 1928.

      A TOAST TO THE STARS?Cognac Sorin?. Lithography made by J. Spring, published by Vercasson in Paris, January 1928. Signed in the print on the lower right. Size (image): approx. 151 x 109 cm.The artist follows the new design for advertising posters that started at the beginning of the 20th century with Leonetto Cappiello: one catchy theme, joyful, with exuberant colors, a striking image that you understand in a fraction of a second and never forget.The pierrot raises his glass to the stars against that shine against a deep blue sky. The golden yellow returns in the glass and the brand name and emphasizes the special character of this cognac.Price: ?2.150,-.

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        Contemporaneos - Rivista Mexicana de Cultura. [ Editores: Bernardo J. Gastelum, Jamie Torres Bodet, B. Ortiz de Montellano, Enrique Gonzalez Rojo].

      Mexico: Contemporaneos Mexico. Muy buen estado con sólo signos menores de desgaste externo.. [Incompleta colección. 5 volúmenes de los cuales II - III - IV - VIII - XI]. Mexico, Contemporaneos Mexico, 1928 / 1931. 15,5 cm x 22,5 cm. Secundo volumen: 415 páginas; Tercero volumen: 280 páginas; Cuarto volumen: 358 páginas; Undécimo volumen: 293 páginas. Hardcover / Original tapa dura en funda protectora de mylar. Muy buen estado con sólo signos menores de desgaste externo. Los Contemporáneos es el nombre de un grupo de jóvenes intelectuales mexicanos, agrupados en torno a la revista Contemporáneos, que se encargaron de difundir muchas de las innovaciones del arte y la cultura en la sociedad mexicana de la primera mitad del siglo XX. El grupo tomó el nombre de la revista, cuya publicación comenzó en 1928. Realmente no existió un programa definido o un manifiesto generacional, aunque sí era evidente que todos aquellos que publicaron en la revista compartían un afán por modernizar no sólo la literatura, sino una buena parte de los aspectos más significativos de la cultura. Tuvieron muchas influencias extranjeras que se proyectaban en sus obras, sobre todo de la literatura europea y estadounidense. Se dedicaron también al teatro y a la promoción cultural. Uno de los miembros destacados fue Antonieta Rivas Mercado, quien además fue su mecenas. En cierto modo eran opositores del estridentismo. (Wikipedia)

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        Bishop's Wife

      1928. First Edition . NATHAN, Robert. The BishopÂ’s Wife. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1928). Octavo, original yellow cloth, graphic endpapers, original dust jacket. $2500.First edition of NathanÂ’s whimsical tale, basis for the 1947 Oscar-winning film of the same name starring Cary Grant and Loretta Young, and the 1996 film, The PreacherÂ’s Wife, starring Denzel Washington and Whitney Houston, scarce in original dust jacket.Robert NathanÂ’s The BishopÂ’s Wife was immediately praised on publication in 1928 as “idyllic”—the work of a writer much loved for “tender, subtle” works always infused with a gentle whimsy and light irony, including the equally popular Portrait of Jennie (1940). In The BishopÂ’s Wife, NathanÂ’s portrayal of the relation between Dr. Michael (an angel), the BishopÂ’s wife, and Juliet, the young daughter, is especially “tender, his most beautiful writing” (New York Times). The novel was adapted to the screen in the 1947 Oscar-winning film of the same name, starring Cary Grant and Loretta Young, and again in 1996 as The PreacherÂ’s Wife, starring Denzel Washington and Whitney Houston. “First Edition” stated on copyright page. Book fine, scarce dust jacket bright and lovely with vertical crease to spine panel, a bit of rubbing. A beautiful copy.

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        CINQUANTE MILLE DOLLARS (FIFTY GRAND) - COPY NO.1

      Paris: Gallimard, 1928. First French Edition. First Printing, limited issue, one of 100 copies bound for the Bibliophiles de la Nouvelle Revue Français, numbered in Roman numerals from I to C, this being copy no.I. Octavo (18.75cm); printed wrappers; original glassine overlay; 226,[6]pp. With a presentation inscription from the translator (in ink) on the front endpaper: "A M. Louis Daniel Hirsch / en témoignage et sympathie / Ott de Weymer." Mild toning to spine and front wrapper extremities, with small, faint stain to upper margin of front wrapper; clean throughout, with pages unopened; Near Fine, in a lightly toned and edgeworn glassine. The first of Hemingway's books published in French, collecting the title story and five others: "Mon vieux," " L'Invincible," "Le Champion," "Le village indien," and "Les Tueurs." A distinguished copy, inscribed by the translator to Louis Daniel Hirsch, author and Director of Sales at Gallimard between 1922-1974. Likely the first Hemingway book translated into any language, and a title with no English-language equivalent. Hanneman D69.

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        Fairy Garland

      1928. First Edition . Signed. DULAC, Edmund. A Fairy Garland Being Fairy Tales from the Old French. London and New York: Cassell and Charles Scribner's Sons, (1928). Quarto, original half vellum gilt, top edge gilt, uncut. $1700.Signed limited first edition, number 510 of only 1000 copies signed by Dulac, wonderfully illustrated with 12 full-page color plates by him.Dulac was ""one of the central illustrators of the Edwardian period, a time when fantasy illustration reached a peak of sophisticationÂ… Though Dulac shared [contemporary illustrator Arthur] Rackham's exuberant capacity to create intricately peopled fantasy landscapes, his work was more painterly, and he had an unmatched knowledge of how to use book-production technology to gain expressive color effects"" (Clute & Grant, 300). In this volume, Dulac illustrates, in a dozen beautiful color plates, eight fairy tales by Charles Perrault (including Puss in Boots), Mme. d'Aulnoy and Count Anthony Hamilton. Hughey 74. Vellum spine much brighter and cleaner than often found. A lovely copy in about-fine condition.

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        Vibrations réminiscences. Préface de Camille Mauclair.

      aux dépens de l’auteur, imprimerie Georges Petit,, Paris, 1928 - Orné de 22 puissantes eaux-fortes originales d’Yvonne Ripa de Roveredo. Tirage limité à 100 exemplaires numérotés sur papier du Japon nacré. Un des 90 exemplaires (n° 24) signés par l’artiste. Envoi autographe signé de l’auteur « à Lisette, son amie de Jadis, d’aujourd’hui et de toujours » sur la page de faux-titre. Livres Étui en partie cassé, sinon bel exemplaire. Ouvrage en feuilles, couverture imprimée rempliée, chemise et étui ornés. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Heimweh. Gedichte.

      Berlin / Wien / Leipzig Paul Zsolnay Verlag 1928. - Gewicht in Gramm: 900 199 (8) S. Hellbraunes Orig.Leinen mit goldfarben geprägtem Einband- und Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe, gutes Exemplar. 18 x 11 cm. 4-zeilige Bleistiftwidmung an Wyneken (Gustav ??). Beiliegend masch.schriftl. Typoskript des Gedichtes "Grüss mir mein kleines Mädchen" (gedruckt ??), 17 Zeilen auf gefaltetem Durchschlagpapier. ( ZUZÜGLICH VERSANDKOSTEN )

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