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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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      - 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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      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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        Pervaia Vsesoiuznaia spartakiada, Moskva, 1928 i Zimniaia Rabochaia spartakiada, Oslo

      1928. MIKHELS, Vsevolod Filippov, N. SHEBUEV, and Avenir CHERNOMORDIK. Pervaia Vsesoiuznaia spartakiada, Moskva, 1928 i Zimniaia Rabochaia spartakiada, Oslo. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with photomontages. Oblong folio, 225 x 300 mm, bound in publisher's blue cloth.Moscow: "Fizkul'tura i sport," 1928. |~||~||~||~| A wonderfully imaginative piece of Constructivist book design which appears to have been strongly influenced by Paspa's celebrated 1926 book ABECEDA. As with most Russian books from between the Wars, copies are scarce; OCLC lists only the Getty and New York Public Library.

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      1928. Signed. BOYD, James. Drums. With Pictures by N.C. Wyeth. New York: Charles ScribnerÂ’s Sons, (1928). Thick octavo, original orange cloth, mounted cover illustration, pictorial endpapers; housed in a custom clamshell box. $3500.Limited first edition with N.C. WyethÂ’s illustrations, number 421 of only 525 copies signed by both Boyd and Wyeth, with an illustrated title page, seven pages of facsimile manuscript correspondence between illustrator and author, 14 full-page color plates, and 47 in-text pen-and-ink linecuts.James Boyd served in World War I and brought his experiences as a soldier to his two major novels: his first novel, Drums, set during the Revolution, and Marching On, about the Civil War. “Having established his reputation providing illustrations for magazines and advertising material, Wyeth achieved his breakthrough into book illustration when he was asked to illustrate Robert Louis StevensonÂ’s Treasure Island (1911) for the series ‘ScribnerÂ’s Illustrated Classics for Younger ReadersÂ… Among the total of 16 novels he illustrated for Scribner were several modern novels, including James BoydÂ’s Drums (1928)” (Dalby, 44). First published in 1925 without WyethÂ’s illustrations. Without scarce glassine dust jacket or publisherÂ’s box. Allen & Allen, 198-9. A fine signed copy.

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        Cocktails by "Jimmy" Late of Ciro's London

      New York: David McKay Company. Hardcover. B00SQ45VL0 96 pages. 6-3/4 by 4-1/2 inches. Undated but the Chanticleer Society suggests a printing date of 1928. Documents 251 drinks from Absinthe to Zaza. "This in short, is a work dedicated to the simplification of serious and scientific drinking." - from Preface. Includes eight pages of toasts at back. Heavy wear to red front board and backstrip. Binding intact. Unmarked. A worthy copy of this wonderful vintage cocktail reference. . Fair. 1928. First Edition.

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        Festival Prayers

      1928. First Edition . SCHLESINGER, Jos. The Festival Prayers According to the Ritual of the German and Polish Jews with the Original Translation of the Late David Levi. Vienna: Jos. Schlesinger, 1928. Two volumes. Octavo, contemporary full polished brown sheep gilt, tab and loop closures, patterned endpapers, all edges gilt, original boxes. $2200.Beautiful edition of Viennese publisher Joseph Schlesinger's dual-language prayers for the Jewish holy days, using David Levi's famous translation from the Ashkenazi tradition, beautifully bound in full sheep-gilt.This lovely gift edition of David Levi's translation of the festival prayers is handsomely bound by Viennese Jewish publisher Joseph Schlesinger in full padded sheep with gilt embellishment on the spine and covers and with decorative tab closures. David Levi was arguably the most important Jewish scholar of his age. He was ""born in London to poor immigrant parents who could not afford to educate him. With the distant help of his grandfather in Poland he learned Hebrew while workingÂ… He read voraciously in Jewish literature from ancient times to the present, as well as in Christian writings about Judaism and about the Bible. Seeing how little both Jews and Christians in England really knew about Judaism—its history, beliefs, and practices—and seeing inroads of Enlightenment scepticism emanating from the writings of Voltaire, David Hume, Tom Paine, and others affecting the Jewish community, Levi took upon himself the lifelong role of expositor and defender of his faith. Since the Jews in England did not know enough Hebrew, Levi wrote for them exclusively in English"" (DNB). One of his early accomplishments was this work—translating the Hebrew prayer books of the Ashkenazi (the Polish and the Germans) into English. ""When [Levi] died in 1801, after much ill health, his protestant friend Henry Lemoine published a poetic eulogy in the Gentleman's Magazine (October 1801), 'He's Gone! the Pride of Israel's Busy Tribe', praising him as a great explainer and defender of Judaism against Christians and sceptics"" (DNB). Interestingly, David Levi's translation was also used by George Eliot for Daniel Deronda. She took numerous notes on his work and appears to have used his liturgy (somewhat incorrectly) to craft the religious life illustrated in her work (Irwin, 195-96). Printed in facing pages of English and Hebrew. The first edition of Levi's work was published in 1791. Without original cardboard boxes, rarely found. Encyclopedia Judaica 11:78. Contemporary owner gift inscription.Books nearly fine, with only light rubbing to extremities.

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        Le boy de sa majesté

      First Edition, one of 200 numbered copies on Madagascar, ours unjustified since off trade, only draw with Japan 10. Autograph signed by the author. Illustrated book 7 original woodcuts by Frans Masereel. Two small gaps without gravity head and foot of spine, light spots on the guards. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! René Kieffer Paris 1928 20,5x26,5cm broché

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        Manchu Customs and Superstitionsandnbsp


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        20 Hrs 40 Min Our Flight in the Friendship

      1928. First Edition . Signed. EARHART, Amelia. 20 Hrs. 40 Min. Our Flight in the Friendship. The American Girl, First Across the Atlantic by Air, Tells Her Story. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. Octavo, original burgundy cloth, reproduction autograph endpapers, original dust jacket. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $8000.First trade edition presentation copy of Earhart's first book, inscribed and signed by Earhart on the recto of the photographic frontispiece: ""To Betsy Greene, Amelia Earhart."" With the very scarce original dust jacket. The recipient is believed to be Betty Greene, a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) during World War II and a founder of the Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF). Earhart was one of Greene's childhood heroes.""In April 1928 Earhart received the telephone call that would change her life: an offer to become the first woman to fly the Atlantic. Earhart's impeccable character and physical resemblance to Charles A. Lindbergh made her an easy choice for the promoters, aviator Richard Byrd, publisher George Putnam, and socialite Amy Phipps Guest, who had originally intended to make the flightÂ… Earhart departedÂ… in a trimotor Fokker with pilots Wilmer 'Bill' Stultz and Louis 'Slim' GordonÂ… from Trepassy, Newfoundland, at 11:40 a.m. on 17 JuneÂ… Stultz landed the Fokker on the water at Burry Port, Wales, and Earhart became an immediate sensation. Earhart was astounded by the reception she received. She was feted in London and New York and was given a ticker-tape parade down Broadway with her nearly forgotten fellow pilots. On the postflight tour around the countryÂ… Earhart sensed her opportunity to promote her passions of aviation, feminism, and pacifism"" (ANB). In her book, which combines Earhart's flight log entries from the Friendship with recollections of her childhood and the origins and growth of her interest in aviation, Earhart writes: ""Possibly the feature of aviation which may appeal most to thoughtful women is its potentiality for peace. The term is not merely an airy phrase. Isolation breeds distrust and differences of outlook. Anything which tends to annihilate distance destroys isolation, and brings the world and its peoples closer together. I think aviation has a chance to increase intimacy, understanding, and far-flung friendships thus."" Profusely illustrated with 61 black-and-white photographic plates. With ""This is a copy of the first edition"" on the copyright page. Preceded in the same year by a signed limited edition. Book very nearly fine, with just a hint of rubbing at spine ends and corners, gilt bright. Very scarce original dust jacket (typically not present) with some chipping and edge-wear and old tape reinforcement to verso, a bit of color added to foot of spine, very good and bright. A very desirable signed presentation copy with historic aviation association.

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        20 Hrs and 40 Min Our Flight in the Friendship The American Girl, First Across the Atlantic by Air, Tells Her Story

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the half title page, "To Katherine Murrell with best wishes Amelia Earhart." In very good condition with light rubbing. "In April 1928 Earhart received the telephone call that would change her life: an offer to become the first woman to fly the Atlantic. Earhart's impeccable character and physical resemblance to Charles A. Lindbergh made her an easy choice for the promoters, aviator Richard Byrd, publisher George Putnam, and socialite Amy Phipps Guest, who had originally intended to make the flight. On the morning of 3 July 1928 Earhart departed from Boston Harbor in a trimotor Fokker with pilots Wilmer 'Bill' Stultz and Louis 'Slim' Gordon. Earhart agreed to go as a passenger, though 'the idea of going as just 'extra weight' did not appeal to me at all.' Following the departure from Trepassy, Newfoundland, at 11:40 a.m. on 17 June, the Friendship encountered miserable weather, and Earhart never touched the controls during the 20-hour, 40-minute flight. Stultz landed the Fokker on the water at Burry Port, Wales, and Earhart became an immediate sensation. Earhart was astounded by the reception she received. She was feted in London and New York and was given a ticker-tape parade down Broadway with her nearly forgotten fellow pilots. On the postflight tour around the country... Earhart sensed her opportunity to promote her passions of aviation, feminism, and pacifism... Earhart became an accomplished speaker, writer, and columnist for Cosmopolitan. She joined Lindbergh in promoting a new air mail service, Transcontinental Air Transport, and she purchased a Lockheed Vega, which she flew in the first women's cross-country air derby in 1929" (ANB).

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        The House at Pooh Corner. With decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

      London, Methuen 1928. xi, 178, (2) pp. Publ. gilt dec. light red cloth w. illustr. dj. Some small tears to dj., and a little paper loss, otherwise nice. The more it/ SNOWS-tiddely-pom, ...

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        Money Illusion

      1928. First Edition . Signed. THE MONEY ILLUSION, WARMLY INSCRIBED BY FISHER TO FELLOW STABLE MONEY ADVOCATE RALPH WESCOTT, IN SCARCE ORIGINAL DUST JACKETFISHER, Irving. The Money Illusion. New York: Alephi Company, (1928). Small octavo, original green cloth, original dust jacket. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $8500.First edition, presentation/association copy, of this analysis of currency instability by America's first great economist, warmly inscribed by Fisher in the year of publication to a fellow stable money proponent, ""To Mr. Ralph W. Wescott with the compliments and love of Irving Fisher, August, 1928.""""While [Fisher's] was a prominent voice in American public discourse for some three decades, his influence has been most enduring in government uses of economic quantification and within the discipline of economics itselfÂ… His work has inspired a huge professional literature, both in the more abstract and in applied areas of economic research"" (ANB). In The Money Illusion (a book based upon a series of lectures Fisher delivered at the Geneva School of International Studies), Fisher discusses the ""hidden causes"" and ""harm[ful] results"" of ""all monetary units, including the dollar"" (Preface). During the 1920s, Fisher actively supported the League of Nations. He campaigned for pro-League presidential candidate James Cox, and also spearheaded the Pro-League Independents. Recipient Ralph Wescott was an Independents staff member. In addition, Wescott was affiliated with the Stable Money League, which Fisher founded to promote a course of steadying money's value by adjusting appropriately the dollar's exchange rate against gold.Book very nearly fine with interior clean, slightest rubbing to spine ends. Fragile and scarce original dust jacket bright and very good, with mild toning to spine, light edge-wear including shallow chipping to spine head and front panel. A desirable inscribed presentation/association copy in near-fine condition.

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        Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man. WITH: Memoirs of an Infantry Officer. WITH: Sherston's Progress

      1928. First Edition . SASSOON, Siegfried. Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man. WITH: Memoirs Of An Infantry Officer. WITH: Sherston's Progress. London: Faber & Gwyer; Faber & Faber, 1928, 1930, (1936). Three volumes. Octavo, modern full black morocco, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Housed in a custom felt-lined slipcase. $2200.First trade editions of SassoonÂ’s fictionalized autobiographical trilogy, handsomely and uniformly bound.Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man, Sassoon's first prose work, inaugurated his fictionalized autobiographical trilogy by winning two of England's most coveted literary awards, the 1928 Hawthornden Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. It was followed by Memoirs of an Infantry Officer and Sherston's Progress, the latter reflecting one of his pennames. Sassoon's trilogy earned high praise for ""precise and yet passionate"" insight into the terrible cost of war and his evocative portrayal of ""English society, politics and literature"" (New York Times). This first trade edition was published anonymously and precedes the signed limited edition that followed later that same year, bearing Sassoon's name. The latter two volumes were issued simultaneously with the signed limited issues. Keynes A30b; A33b; A40b. Fine condition, a handsome set.

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        Original drawing: Mystere Laic

      1928. COCTEAU, Jean. “Le Mystère Laic” [Paris], 1928. Original pen-and-ink design for a title page, drawn on cream wove stock measuring 8 by 10 inches; handsomely framed, entire piece measures 14 by 18 inches. $7200.CocteauÂ’s original design for the title page of Le Mystère Laic (The Secular Mystery), his treatise on the art of de Chirico.This original design was produced by Cocteau as a title page for his Le Mystère Laic, “a fine treatise on the art of the Italian painter Giorgio de ChiricoÂ… In this work Cocteau extended himself into the area of aesthetic theory that he had explored in Le Coq and his exegesis of PicassoÂ… De Chirico was grateful for CocteauÂ’s understanding and support and some years later did a series of fine lithographs for CocteauÂ’s book Mythologie” (Emboden, 44). See The Artist and the Book 56. From the collection of George Verdak, who danced with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo from 1942-1951— later became Artistic Director of the Indianapolis Ballet Theater and chairman of the Dance Department at Butler University. Accompanied by a copy of the first edition of CocteauÂ’s Le Mystere Laic (The Secular Mystery), with five drawings by Giorgio de Chirico, one of 3000 numbered copies. CocteauÂ’s design does not appear in the final version of the book, though the first copy in the limitation was issued with an original drawing by Cocteau, most likely from the same series from which this drawing comes. Light stain to top margin, not affecting drawing. A splendid original drawing, larger than most.

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        The Culture of the Nude in China

      Eigenbrodler-Verlag, Berlin 1928 - The Culture of the Nude in China / Heinz von Perckhammer · 32 fotografías en blanco y negro de Perckhammer / Este libro del estudio fotográfico pionero de Perckhammer del desnudo chino, un género que no había sido (al menos en Occidente) explorado hasta ahora por razones culturales, como el fotógrafo explica en su prefacio. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La règle de l'homme

      - Gallimard, Paris 1928, 15,5x20,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, uno dei 75 esemplari numerati sul filo pergamena pura e riservati al servizio stampa. autografo prezioso firmato da Joseph Kessel al suo amico Henri Beraud "Nel mio chervieil Henri Beraud in ricordo di un'amicizia di quasi dieci anni Jef Con tutto il mio affetto ..." Libro Illustrato di 6 litografie originali di Marise Rudis. Qualche piccolo essentiellemet foxing che colpisce i margini di alcune foglie. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 75 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin pur fil et réservés au service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Joseph Kessel à son ami Henri Béraud : "A mon cher vieil Henri Béraud en souvenir d'une amitié de presque dix ans. Avec toute mon affection. Jef." Ouvrage illustré de 6 lithographies originale de Marise Rudis. Quelques petites rousseurs affectant essentiellemet les marges de certains feuillets.

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        Les conquérants

      First edition, one of 350 numbered copies on alfa, advance (service de presse) copies.With an autograph inscription from André Malraux to Jacques Patin.A fine copy. Grasset Paris 1928 12x19cm broché

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        Anna Livia Plurabelle

      1928. First Edition . Signed. JOYCE, James. Anna Livia Plurabelle. With a Preface by Padraic Colum. New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928. 12mo, original gilt-stamped brown cloth, top edge gilt, uncut. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $5000.The first separate publication of the centerpiece and most beautiful segment of Finnegans Wake, number 708 of only 800 copies signed by Joyce, a lovely copy in original gilt-stamped cloth.Responding to critics who accused him of writing off the cuff, Joyce claimed to have spent 1200 hours composing this integral part of his Work in Progress, later published as Finnegans Wake. He incorporated nearly 350 river names into the text and wrought perhaps the most lyrical of his published works. “He was prepared, he said, ‘to stake everythingÂ’ on this section of his book…” (Ellman, 598). Without original glassine. Slocum & Cahoon 32. Interior fine; minor expert repair and color restoration to spine ends. An about-fine copy of this desirable edition.

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      London: Haymarket Press, 1928. The Warrior Woman Judge of Ancient Israel One of Only a Hundred Copies Signed by William Russell Flint And With an Extra Suite of the Plates [FLINT, W. Russell, illustrator]. Judith. Reprinted from the Revised Version of the Apocrypha with an Introduction by Dr. Montague R. James and Colour-Plates After Drawings by W. Russell Flint. London: The Haymarket Press, 1928. One of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist, this being copy no. 31. Small quarto (10 x 7 1/2 in; 253 x 190 mm). xvii, [1, blank], 49, [1, blank] pp. Four tipped-in color plates. With an extra suite of plates in the publisher's envelope laid-in at rear. Publisher's yap-edged full vellum with gilt lettering to front cover and spine. Original cloth ties. A fine copy in the publisher's slipcase (worn and strengthened with tape). One of just four books published by the short-lived Haymarket Press, established by Messrs. Halton and Truscott Smith and operated from 1928-30. According to Ransom, the Smiths intended to issue all the books of the Apocrypha with illustrations by Russell Flint, starting with the Book of Judith in 1928 and followed by The Book of Tobit and the History of Susanna in 1929. The Book of Judith is a deuterocanonical book, included in the Septuagint and the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Christian Old Testament of the Bible, but excluded from Jewish texts and assigned by Protestants to the Apocrypha. The book contains numerous historical anachronisms, which is why many scholars now accept it as non-historical; it has been considered a parable or perhaps the first historical novel. The name Judith "Praised" or "Jewess") is the feminine form of Judah. Ransom, p. 314.

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        Fine photo signed ('Edward P'), with the place and date, (1894-1972, King of Great Britain, Later the Duke of Windsor)

      1928 - showing the Prince half length in profile, wearing a casual jacket, with his arms folded, 8" x 6", in plain wooden frame, Darby, 21st February [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Musterausnehmen & Bindungen. 2-vol. set (Complete) [INTERWAR GERMAN TEXTILE MANUSCRIPT, WITH MOUNTED FABRIC SAMPLES]

      Steglitz-Südende (Berlin): Published by the author, 1928. Manuscript, thus first and only edition. Hardcover. g+ to vg. Large quarto. Unpaginated. [112], [56]pp. Original half cloth over marbled paper covered boards, with title label pasted to each front cover. Label with Gerhard Warnat's name and Steglitz (Berlin) address on inside of each front board. This striking two-volume manuscript contains handwritten notes in German (Sueterlin) analyzing weaving patterns of various fabrics, yard runs, roping runs, mill arithmetic, cost, etc... Includes drafts, hand-drawn diagrams, hand-colored patterns and mounted fabric samples (swatches). Plates with mounted samples and hand-colored patterns protected with a tissue-guard. The "Musterausnehmen" volume contains 158 mounted and 5 loose textile samples, while the "Bindungen" volume contains 3 mounted and 5 loose samples. The volumes belonged to Gerhard Warnat, a Berlin textile-clothing apprentice, who obviously took his apprenticeship to heart as attested by the remarkable conception of his thesis and the meticulous, beautiful handwriting. Minor shelf wear and rubbing along edges. Lower margin of three leaves at the beginning of the Musterausnehmen volume partly dented (not affecting text, samples or illustrations). Text in German, Sütterlin script. Bindings and interior in overall good to very good, samples in very good condition.

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        The Lonesomest Doll

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Thin 8vo. 80pp. Tan cloth blocked in black and orange in a design by the illustrator. Title page and three full page illustrations in rose and greenish-blue and 25 black and white drawing by Rackham. Published only in the United States. Light soil to the binding, and a few creased page corners else this is a very good copy. Latimore and Haskell p. 63.

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        Hunting, Hawking, Shooting, Illustrated in a Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, Prints and Drawings [Signed]. 4-vol. set (Complete)

      Privately printed for the author by Waterlow & Sons Limited 1928-1937 - 1928-1938. Four quarto volumes. No. 160 of 300 copies. Signed by Schwerdt in Volume I and IV on limitation page. xxiv, 324 pp.; xvi, 359 pp.; [10], 256 pp.; xx, 260 pp. Volumes One & Four are signed by Schwerdt; 266 plates in Volumes 1-3, and 116 in Volume 4, over 130 are in color, some plates are folding, various-sized facsimiles; decorations, reproductions of the Schwerdt bookplate. Original 3/4 Green Moroccan by Kelly & Sons, top edge gilt, raised bands. green gilt hunting scene endpapers. Rejointed. Fading to spines and wear to edges. Library bookplate, perforated stamp to title page and various pages. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Evolution of Trout and Trout Fishing in America.

      4to., original publisher's burgundy morocco. Spine lettered in gilt with gilt centre tools, upper board with gilt block of a trout, finsing ros and net. Portrait frontispiece, 2 maps and 9 colour plates. A little rubbing to exremities otherwise a very good copy. First edition, no. 84 of 100 de luxe copies signed by the author. The book covers many topics related to trout fishing in New England, including the development of American fly fishing, brook versus brown trout, common fallacies, trout vision, fishing technique, and trout conservation. Southard "had the first fish camp built on the Kennebago ... kept very complete records of Kennebago Lake fishing, including sky and weather conditions" (Bruns). An important and beautifully illustrated work.

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      1928. Bella ril. carton. con sovr., dorso in tela di rinf., cm 33x27, pp XXIII, 335 di t., 14 pregev. tavv in bruno f.t. di cui una all'antip., in chiusura 2 tavv più volte ripieg., innumerev. riproduz. di punzoni (il solo indice ne riporta quasi 1700), raffinati motivi grafici in due colori ad inizio e fine dei capitoli. Ottimo esempl. numer. ( n° 636).

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        Sun Also Rises (German)

      1928. First Edition . Signed. HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Fiesta [The Sun Also Rises]. Berlin: Ernst Rowohlt, 1928. Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. $20,000.First edition in German, Hemingway's own copy with his ownership signature on the front free endpaper, presentation copy additionally inscribed and signed by him on the title page, ""For Frazer [sic] Bragg Drew wishing him good luck always, Ernest Hemingway. It's hard to keep books in decent condition in a country where they have hurricanes. These books are all survivors."" As a young teacher, Drew wrote a letter to which Hemingway responded with uncharacteristic kindness, signing six of Drew's books and presenting him with six more ""as an act of contrition"" for taking so long to return the books. Hemingway then invited Drew to visit, and on April 8, 1955, one year after Hemingway won the Nobel Prize, they spent a long afternoon discussing literature, later recounted by Drew in his article ""Unedited Notes on a Visit to Finca Vigia"" (in Bruccoli, Conversations With Ernest Hemingway, 89-98). At the end of Drew's visit Hemingway said ""Let's go up to the house and sign those books of yours."" Hemingway inscribed all the books Drew had brought with him and presented him with many others from his own collection; this volume was undoubtedly one of the books presented and inscribed by Hemingway that day. The Sun Also Rises first published in English in 1926. Grissom, 698. Bookplate of Fraser Drew. Publisher's postcard laid in.Scattered light foxing to text; scarce original dust jacket with mild toning to spine and extremities, only minor shallow chipping to spine ends. An extremely good copy with a wonderful Hemingway inscription.

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        Autograph letter signed

      1928. Signed. CHURCHILL, Winston. Autograph letter signed. London, April 16, 1928. One folded leaf, measuring 8 by 5 inches folded and 8 by 10 inches open, on embossed Chancellor of the Exchequer letterhead. Framed with portrait of Churchill, entire piece measures 24 by 15 inches. $16,000.Autograph letter signed from Churchill to Lady Anne Cave, expressing condolences on the death of her husband, Viscount George Cave, the Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom., handsomely framed with an early portrait of Churchill.Cave, a career politician who served first in the House of Commons and, after being awarded the title of viscount, the House of Lords, was appointed Lord Chancellor in 1922, a post he held until a few days before his death in March 1928. “His imperturbable moderation, his persuasive urbanity, and his calm lucidity, as well as the innate sense of fairness of which these were the outward expressionÂ… deservedly won for him the respect of all partiesÂ… Lord Cave was a great public servant. If his distaste for every form of display and self-advertisement tended to give an appearance of conventionality and reserve to his public work, he had another side which he showed to those who enjoyed his friendship and whose affection he had won. He would not have wished any estimate of his career to be silent on the great debt which he owed to the lifelong companionship and constant inspiration of his wife. In Lady CaveÂ’s books the reader is able to share some of the intimacies of his life” (DNB). ChurchillÂ’s letter, dated April 16, 1928, reads, “My dear Lady Cave, I venture to write & express to you my profound sympathy in y[ou]r grievous loss. My wife & I felt most keenly for you both in those tragic weeks. She is herself recuperating abroad from a dangerous illness, & I do not know whether she has had the strength to write herself, but I know how intensely she will share my sentiments, & as soon as she is strong enough you will hear from her. In the Cabinet we all felt the shock of a heavy blow, & though the office can be filled the vacancy remains. Everyone was poignantly affected by the letter wh[ich] you wrote at y[ou]r husbandÂ’s request from his deathbed. When the allotted span has been accomplished, it is vain to rebel against the fulfillment of life. It is heroic & enviable to die in harness with careful thought for every interest in oneÂ’s charge & faithfully carrying on to the very end. This came to young people in the war, but in these times of peace the same qualities of firmness of character & integrity of spirit can sometimes find their expression. I thought you would not mind my sending you these few lines. Y[ou]rs v[er]y sin[cere]ly, Winston S. Churchill.” A fine Churchill autograph letter, handsomely framed.

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        La flèche d'or

      First edition of the French translation, one of 110 numbered copies on laid Lafuma Navarre and reimposed in quarto foolscap, deluxe edition.Insolated back tail. Nrf Paris 1928 17x22cm broché

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        Hosanna sur le sistre

      Original, one of 15 numéotés on Japan, ours with the # 1 specially printed for the author, leading copy after 1 and 5 vellum old Japan Edition. Bound in full burgundy morocco, back with five nerves, when tail liners russet silk burgundy morocco frame and six gilt, silk guards, covers and spine preserved, gilt edges, binding signed Canape. Very nice copy sumptuously established. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Emile-Paul frères Paris 1928 18,5x25cm relié

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