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        Two snapshot portraits of Truman Capote as a small boy

      [Monroeville, Alabama, 1928. Gelatin silver prints. 3-1/2 x 2-1/2 inches. Some stains and spotting to one, a few creases. Gelatin silver prints. 3-1/2 x 2-1/2 inches. Rare Snapshots of Truman Capote, Toddler. Rare and early snapshots of Capote as a small boy, presumably in Monroeville, Alabama where he was raised by his maternal aunt and uncle, Addie and Seeabon Faulk. In one, a smiling Capote stands with his hands on hips a sailor suit; in the other, Truman, again in a suit, is held by his uncle Seabon Faulk. Provenance: Estate of Joseph Faulk, the son of Seabon and Addie

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        THE MARBLED CATSKIN ..

      London: Stanley Paul & Co. (1928), Ltd., [1928].. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 11 [12] 13-288 [note: first two leaves used as front paste-down and free endpaper] + 12-page publisher's catalogue dated "Autumn 1928" inserted at rear, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. "Within the cozy narrative frame of a London club yarn we hear the story of the novel's hero, a South African constable who discovers the beautiful white pygmy queen Zeete, who rules over a remnant of Atlanteans dwelling inside caverns in South Africa, fighting off Zulus and sinister Chinese. These Atlanteans have occult powers and advanced technology, and coexist underground with a race of lizard people. The constable/narrator is emotionally blasted by his experiences there and wanders the world afterwards, drinking and working odd jobs trying to forget the whole thing." - Robert Eldridge. Costes and Altairac, Les Terres Creuses 748. Eichner, Atlantean Chronicles, p. 161. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 90. Bleiler (1978), p. 81. Reginald 05936. A nearly fine copy. A scarce book. (#148263)

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        RADIACIONS I POEMES.

      Librería Catalonia,, Barcelona 1928 - 15x21.5. 94pp. 3hh. Ilustraciones en negro de Capmany. Manchas en cubierta. Buen interior. En catalán. Poesía. Varios caligramas. Tirada numerada. Ejemplar 193. Dedicatoria autógrafa a Adelita Lobo con fecha de 1931. Sindreu i Pons (Barcelona 1900-La Garriga 1974). Escritor vanguardista. Sus poemas oscilan entre los caligramas y la greguería surrealista. Considerado junto a su amigo Brossa, uno de los creadores de la poesía visual catalana. Fundador de ADLAN y de Amics del Circ, y colaborador de GATCPAC.'Los principales miembros de ADLAN fueron Prats, Gasch, Fois, Montayá, Sert, Cassanyes, Gerhard, Adelita Lobo, Mercé Ros, Illescas, Carles Sindreu y Lorca, a quien, a finales de 1932, el grupo invita a hacer una lectura de su libro Poeta en Nueva York, uno de los primeros actos de la asociación' Brihuega, Jaime. Las vanguardias artísticas en España 1909-1936 (pág. 333). ADLAN Amigos del Arte Nuevo. Asociación fundada en Barcelona en 1932. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Garibaldi and The New Italy: Defeat (and) Garibaldi and The New Italy: Victory

      London: Alfred A. Knopf. 1928, 1929. First. First English edition(s). Together two volumes. Translated from the German by Catherine Alison Phillips. Defeat is very good or better with bumped corners, a small bookstore label on the front pastedown, and slightly bowed boards in fine dustwrapper; Victory has an identical small bookstore label, else fine in fine dustwrapper. Issued separately, matched sets of Huch's great epic in complimentary jackets are nearly impossible. .

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        Departure

      Simon and Schuster New York 1928 - First Edition. Translated by Pauline E. Rush. Nautical romance and adventure novel of a passenger-ship bound for the 'Orient'. Passengers include tourists and crooks, an operatic troupe and two rival business partners. Includes content concerning Penang, Saigon and Port Said. Basis for the 1931 French talking film produced by Pathe-Natan, directed by Maurice Tourneur and starring Jean Marchat and Simone Cerdan. Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. An attractive copy. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nightseed - in the original dust wrapper

      Jonathan Cape, 1928 A first edition, first printing published by Jonathan Cape in 1928. A very good+ (or better) book without inscriptions in a very good unclipped wrapper with a closed tear to the front hinge. A chip to the head of the spine and a repaired chip to the bottom. Some light loss to the corners. Exceptionally rare in the original T. Lee Elliott designed wrapper.

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        THE BLACK CAP: NEW STORIES OF MURDER & MYSTERY ..

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-334 [335-336: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original pictorial orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, fore-edge untrimmed. First U.S. edition. Original anthology with fourteen stories by J. M. Barrie, L. P. Hartley, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, Barry Pain, Hugh Walpole, Arthur Machen, Edgar Wallace, W. B. Maxwell, Oliver Onions, D. H. Lawrence, Shane Leslie, Elizabeth Bowen, W. Somerset Maugham, and Cynthia Asquith. Second collection assembled by one of the weird fiction genre's most important early anthologists. "Asquith had a remarkable talent for getting first-rate material from both mainstream and genre writers; all her anthologies ... are essential reading for ghost story enthusiasts." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 14. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 23. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-6. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 56. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 41. Bleiler (1978), p. 11. Reginald 00592. Page edges foxed, a very good copy in good pictorial dust jacket (designed by "BW") with wear and shallow fraying at spine ends and corner tips, two short closed tears at top edge, and general tanning, most noticeably to spine panel. (#148054)

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

      [Minneapolis: Avon Press, 1928.]. 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)

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        The Children

      D. Appleton and Company, New York 1928 - Original publisher's black cloth, lettered and decorated in yellow. In the complete and very lovely orignal dust jacket. Some very minor spotting along the top edge. Bruccoli state "A" indicating the true first edition, first issue. Parenthetical (1) at the final page and "motors" at page 135, line 14. A beatiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles; Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by the Philological Society

      Clarendon Press, Oxford 1928 - 10 volumes in 20. Original publishers 1/2 leather. 33cm. Former owner's bookplate in each volume. Virtually as new except for creases on two leaves in volumes II (apparently where a printing error caused those leaves to be misfolded and later trimmed to fit) and some mostly light white cover streaking/spotting on modest portions of perhaps half of the volumes. This incomparable dictionary was originally issued in a large number of fascicules (the exact number seems to vary among surviving sets) over the course of 41 years (1888-1928). Our 10 vols. in 20 set contains the complete dictionary but did not reproduce some introductory, prefatory or other non-essential material that appeared in the fascicules. Our set was also published as 10 vols. in 12 with only Volumes IX and X split into 2 volumes. A supplemental volume, not present here, was issued in 1933. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tales of Fresh-Water Fishing

      N. Y.: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1928. cloth hard cover is in very good condition with mild wear to corners and the price clipped dust jacket is in good plus condition with some wear to corners and chipping to top and bottom of spine with a school stamp to front cover now protected with mylar cover. is a stated first edition with "f-c" on the copyright page. has school stamps on inside front and back covers and the front fly page and 4 maybe five more throughout the book, and a name on the fly page.. other than the stamps this copy is unmarked and tightly bound. 277 pages. photo's available upon request.. First Edition. Cloth Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus. Illus. by 100 Illustrations from Photographs Taken By the Author. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        Johann Hauser. Kunst aus Manie und Depression.

      4. 236(6) S. Mit zahlr., tlw. farb. Abb. im Text u. auf Tafelseiten (dav. einige gef.). OKart. m. farb. Deckelillustr. Am unt. Kapital m. Knickspur, ansonsten in gutem u. sauberen Erhaltungszustand. Umfassender Werkkatalog der Arbeiten Johann Hausers (einschließlich seines druckgraphischen Oeuvres). Mit Vorworten von Leo Navratil, Otto Breicha und Arnulf Rainer. - In Beilage ein aufklappbares Billet (Querformat: 18,8 x 13,4 cm) auf Vorderdeckel mit einer eh. signierten Original-Radierung (Plattengröße: 8 x 16,5 cm) von Johann Hauser und inwendig mit eigenh., unterzeichneten u. datierten (Dez. 71) Grüßen zu den Weihnachtsfeiertagen von Leo Navratil an den österr. Maler und Graphiker Georg Eisler (1928-1998) und dessen Ehefrau Alice. Ebenso beiliegend eine kleinformatige Original-Bleistiftzeichnung (10,4 x 14,7 cm) von Johann Hauser mit einem Christbaum. Die Baumspitze ist mit einem Stern, einem der immer wiederkehrenden Lieblingssymbole Hausers geschmückt. Seine Sterne haben immer nur 4 Zacken und haben aufgrund dieser Sonderform einen hohen Wiedererkennungswert und sind zum Symbol für das Gugginger Haus der Künstler geworden. Auf der Rückseite von Navratil beschriftet: 20.12.71 ("depressiv"). - Der 1926 in Bratislava geborene Johann Hauser kam bereits als Teenager, Ende der 1940er Jahre aufgrund einer manischen Depression in die niederösterreichische Landes-Nervenklinik Maria Gugging, Klosterneuburg. Das 1981 von dem Primar der Anstalt, Leo Navratil gegründete Haus der Künstler, sollte vom Gründungsjahr bis zu Hausners Tode seine Heimat bleiben. H. zählte zu einer kleinen, sich herauskristallisierender Gruppe besonders ausdrucksstarker Patienten und seine künstlerischen Fähigkeiten wurden von N. seit den 1960er Jahren intensiv gefördert. Die künstlerischen Ergebnisse ließen deutlich erkennen, ob sich H. in einer manischen oder depressiven Phase befand.

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        THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER

      London, Methuen, 1928.. FIRST EDITION 1928, 8vo, illustrated throughout in line by Ernest H. Shepard, pages: xi, 178, (2), in publisher's original pink cloth, single gilt ruled border and gilt vignette to upper cover, 4 gilt rules and gilt lettering to spine, top edges gilt, pink endpapers illustrated with silhouettes by Shepard. No inscriptions, strip of light browning to endpapers, contents exceptionally nice. Near Fine copy in near Fine first issue DUSTWRAPPER (dw: not price clipped, very slightly worn at head and tail of spine, minute chip to top of upper hinge, just very slightly darkened on spine, 10 mm (½") closed tear top edge of upper panel). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Wirtschaftsprognose. Eine Untersuchungen ihrer Voraussetzungen und Moglichkeiten.

      Julius Springer, Wien 1928 - First Edition. 8to, v, 128p. Original wrappers [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Parlement of Pratlers: A Series of Elizabethan Dialogues and Monologues Illustrating Daily Life and the Conduct of a Gentleman on the Grand Tour Extracted from Ortho-Epia Gallica, a Book on the Correct Pronunciation of the French Language written by John Eliot and published in the year 1593 [SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR]

      Fanfrolico Press, London 1928 - 1/75. 8vo. 119 p. Full vellum illustrated in red. Boards bowed, slight staining to covers, wear to corner of front board. Top edge gilt, fore-and bottom page edges untrimmed. Signed by Collins opposite title page. Illustrated with woodblock prints by Hal Collins. First reprint since the original publication in 1593. Edited by Jack Lindsay. Binding in good, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        STRANGE INTERLUDE

      1928. O'NEILL, Eugene. STRANGE INTERLUDE. NY: Boni & Liveright, 1928. Quarto: vellum over boards, in original cardboard slipcase. Signed, Limited Edition of 775 numbered copies. Near fine. Enclosed in a the original cardboard slipcase and an additional custom-made leather and cloth slipcase. Near fine (tiny bookplate on front pastedown). A nice copy! $500.00.

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        DIE MÖGLICHKEIT DER WELTRAUMFAHRT: ALLGEMEINVERSTÄNDLICHE BEITRÄGE ZUM RAUMSCHIFFAHRTSPROBLEM von Professor Hermann Oberth, Dr. Franz v. Hoefft., Dr.-Ing. Walter Hohmann, Dr. Karl Debus, Ingenieur Guido von Pirquet und Ingenieur Fr. W. Sander. Herausgegeben von Willy Ley. Mit 70 Abbildungen.

      Leipzig: Hachmeister & Thal,. 1928. original pictorial white wrappers printed in yellow and black (illustration on front cover by Gundermann).. Some dust soiling to rear cover, light wear at upper spine end, but. basically a fine copy. Quite scarce in such lovely condition.. (#134075). First edition, first printing. An anthology of articles on the possibility of space flight by Oberth and other members of the Verein für Raumschiffahrt (German Society for Space Travel) intended to promote the activities of the society. "One of the fundamental books in the history of flight and rocket design." - Interlibrum 270 #237. Ciancone 134. Hübner 699. Interlibrum 270 #237. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel (1951), pp. 118-9. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, p. 506.

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        Undertones Of War

      Richard Cobden-Sanderson (1928), London - Original black cloth lettered in gilt to the spine. In a plain buff dust jacket with borders and lettering in black. An exceptionally clean, bright and lovely example of this superb work, considered along with Sassoon's Memoirs of An Infantry Officer among the finest works to come from World War I. Some early pages of this volume remain uncut. Some minor spotting along the top edge. The spine of the jacket is a shade darker than the front and rear panels. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chagall.

      - Paris, Chroniques du Jour, 1928. In-4, couverture souple rempliée / 4to, softcover. Edition originale, tirée à 560 exemplaires sur vélin. / ENVOIS autographes signés de Chagall et de Salmon à André Warnod, et orné d'un petit DESSIN ORIGINAL très fin, par Chagall, d'un petit ange végétal. / First edition, print run of 560 copies on vélin. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by Chagall and Salmon to André Warnod, and adorned with one very fine ORIGINAL INK DRAWING by Chagall of a small vegetable angel. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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        Two Essays on Analytical Psychology

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. 1928. First. First American edition. Translated by Dr. H.G. Baynes. Slight offsetting to the endpapers else fine in an attractive, very good or better dustwrapper with two small holes on the spine, slight nicking to the crown, and a few short tears. Two long essays, the first on the unconscious in the normal and pathological minds; the second on ego and the unconscious. Scarce in jacket. .

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        American Greenhouses. Pronounced Agemco. AGMCo. Everyhouse a Gem

      Chicago: American Greenhouse Mfg. Corp. Sucessors, 1928. First edition, but with new publisher's label pasted over bottom of title page. Illustrated. 384 pp. 1 vols. Folio. Green cloth, with some wear at bottom of front board, else fine. First edition, but with new publisher's label pasted over bottom of title page. Illustrated. 384 pp. 1 vols. Folio.

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        Il était une petite pie". 7 chansons et 3 chansons pour Hyacinthe avec 8 dessins en couleur par Joan Miro.

      (Paris), Jeanne Bucher 1928. - 4°. 20 nn.Bll. Mit 8 Farbillustrationen nach Gouachen von Joan Miro in Pochoir-Kolorit. Lose Bogen in farbig ill. Orig.-Leinenmappe (fleckig, Ecken bestossen, Farbe leicht abblätternd, Schliessbänder fehlen, Rücken erneuert). Originalausgabe der ersten Buchpublikation von Joan Miro. - Eines von 280 Ex. (Nr. 82) sur Arches (Ges.aufl. 300 Ex.), im Impressum von Miro signiert. - Die von Saudé ("Maître Coloriste") pochoir-kolorierten Zeichnungen dieses Kinderbuches von Miro gehören zu den ersten Arbeiten des Künstlers für ein Buch. "The eight pochoir illustrations in this book constitute Miro's first interaction with printmaking. Spare yet colorful, they are comparable to his paintings of the period, demonstrating an elegant minimalism to which he would rarely return" (Johnson). - Lisa Hirtz, eine Freundin von André Breton, war verheiratet mit Paul Deharme, einem Radiopionier Frankreichs und schrieb zahlreiche Texte zu Werken von Robert Desnos und anderen Surrealisten. 1927 schuf Miro die Gouachen zu vorliegendem Werk, das Jeanne Bucher (1872-1946) ein Jahr später herausgab. - ÉDITION ORIGINALE DU PREMIER OUVRAGE ILLUSTRÉ PAR MIRÓ. Tirage limité à 300 exemplaires, celui-ci non signé. Quatre des huit dessins sont légendés. Lise Hirtz épousa Paul Deharme, ami de Robert Desnos et proche du mouvement surréaliste, en 1927. - Innengelenk mit Leinenstreifen verstärkt, stellenweise leicht fleckig. - Cramer, Les Livres illustrés, 1. Johnson, Artist's Books in the Modern Era, 98. Andel, avant-garde page design 417-419. Lang fr [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        American Greenhouses. Pronounced Agemco. AGMCo. Everyhouse a Gem

      Chicago: American Greenhouse Mfg. Corp. Sucessors, 1928. First edition, but with new publisher's label pasted over bottom of title page. Illustrated. 384 pp. 1 vols. Folio. Green cloth, with some wear at bottom of front board, else fine. First edition, but with new publisher's label pasted over bottom of title page. Illustrated. 384 pp. 1 vols. Folio.

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        West-Running Brook

      New York: Henry Holt, 1928. First Edition. First State. Near fine in 1/4 dark green cloth and green paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and an illustrated paper label on the front board and decorated end sheets. The paper over the boards is worn through at the tips of the boards. The paper label is clean and without any nicks, tears or chips. The gilt text on the spine is bright and easily read. There remains the rust of a paper clip at the upper fore corner of the title page with offsetting to the frontispiece. Pages 35 through 38 have a dampness stain to the margins at the fore edges which did not invade the printed area. In a very good-, unclipped (no price) dust jacket with a 3/4" deep by 2" wide chip across the upper edge of the spine area extending across the upper edge of both panels, a 3/4" by 1 1/4" chip at the upper edge of the front panel, a 1/3" by 1/3" V shaped chip at the lower rear edge of the front panel and small chips from the fore corners of the panels. Signed by the author on the title page as follows: "Robert Frost | New London | 1932". 64 pages containing 39 poems with four, full page wood block illustrations by J.J. Lankes. A first state of the first edition as the slug "First Edition" does not appear on the copyright page; and with "roams" instead of "romps" on the last line of page 44. (Crane, A10)

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        L'EXPLORATION PAR FUSEES DE LA TRES HAUTE ATMOSPHERE ET LA POSSIBILITE DES VOYAGES INTERPLANETAIRES ... Conference faite a l'Assemblee generale de la Societe Astronomique de France le 8 Juin 1927.

      Paris: Au Siege de la Societe Astronomique de France,. 1928. original reddish-brown wrappers printed in black, edges untrimmed.. Several mild creases to overlapping edges, else a fine copy. Rare.. (#142812). First edition. Printed as a supplement to the March 1928 issue of L'ASTRONOMIE. A presentation copy with brief signed inscription by Esnault- Pelterie at top of page [1]. "Expounds original hypotheses of space flight that the author began to formulate in 1908 independently of the rocketry and astronautical ideas of pioneers Konstantin E. Tsiolkovskii, R. H. Goddard, and Herman Oberth. Calculates optimum rocket shapes, motion of a rocket in a vacuum, and safe acceleration speeds for manned flight. Presents the earliest known suggestions of atomic or nuclear rocket propulsion for planetary space missions, and considers the possibility of extraterrestrial life" (Pisano and Lewis). "One of the earliest and really serious papers on interplanetary travel and on the exploration of the upper atmosphere, by means of rockets. Esnault-Pelleterie"s study is independent of the slightly earlier treatise, in German, by Oberth, which he states he had not seen. The author devotes special attention to the problem of the escape velocity necessary to overcome the earth's gravitational pull, which he estimates at 10,000 meters per second. It was Esnault-Pelterie who coined the term Astronautics for the science of space flight. The present paper appeared as special supplement of the BULLETIN DE LA SOCIÉTÉ ASTRONOMIQUE DE FRANCE, année 42, with a separate half-title and title- page" (Interlibrum). Ciancone 65. Interlibrum 270 #114. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, p. 505. Norman 714. Pisano and Lewis 1197. Norman 714.

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        The Assassin [Special Author's Edition, No. 32 of 150, Signed By author]

      Ondon: Jonathan Cape, 1928. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. At bottom of blue spine there is some discoloration just under the publisher's note, lower front board has small bumps, p. 84-85 some discoloration where newspaper clippings once were present. [8] 7-286p. Note: "First published MCMXXVIII' with limitation page noting 'of this special author's edition of the assassin have been issued, 150 copies only, each copy numbered and signed by the author. Very scarce with nice front panel design lacking the usual fading, tiny chip at base of spine and light jacket edgewear else a near fine copy.

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        The Airplane

      Wright Field: U.S. Army Air Corps, 1928. Tentative Edition. Original wrappers. Intended to be the basis of a new printing of the textbook on aeronautics for the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Being a revision of certain chapters of "Simple Aerodynamics and the Airplane" by Charles N. Monteith, a complete rewriting of four other chapters and two entirely new ones. Prepared by Direction of the Chief of Air Corps. 8vo. 383 pp. Photo-reproductions; illustrations; figures. Pen & pencil notations throughout the book checking, modifying and correcting the text & illustrations, presumably by the author. Stiff tan wrappers with black lettering. Near fine (light wear; minor dampstain to lower front cover). A somewhat unique piece of aviation history; only 1 copy located at the US Military Academy at West Point. Aldrin achieved his doctorate from MIT in 1928 and went on to enjoy a stellar career in aviation rising to rank of Colonel in the Air Force and made the first transatlantic dirigible round trip in the Hindenburg. He was the founder of the Aeronautical Engineering School, which became the Air Force Institute of Technology. And was the proud father of E.E. "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr., the second human to set foot on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission in July, 1969.

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        Les Ecrits Erotiques de Stendhal

      Bruxelles, Edition reserve to the Société Stendhalienne 1928 - 24.5x1x19.5 cm Edition tirée à 98 exemplaires, imprimé sur papier Vergé d'Arches, avec sa couverture souple d'origine. Edition reservée à la Société Stendhalienne. Cet ouvrage très rare a été publié par Pascal Pia et André Malraux, et imprimé par Louis Chevasson. Le livre est principalement constitué de textes érotiques, lettres et journaux collectés par Stendhal pendant sa vie. Langue: français. Dans de parfaites conditions. Edition of 98 copies. Copy on Verge d'Arches paper, including soft editorial cover. Edition reserved to theSociété Stendhalienne. The rare volume was published by Pascal Pia and André Malraux, and printed by Louis Chevasson. The volume is dedicated to the erotic texts, letters and diaries collected by Stendhal during his life. Language: french. Perfect conditions. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Bambi -A Life in the Woods

      New York: Simon and Schuster. Very Good. 1928. First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A First U. S. Edition, and coming from the library of Wallace Stegner, this copy of Bambi is quite unique. It was translated by Whittaker Chambers and illustrated by Kurt Weise. The forward was written by the Nobel Prize winner for Literature, John Galsworthy. Slip case is tan with brown title, and brown and green illustrations of Bambi. The book is in very good condition. Green boards with title gilt on spine and gilt illustration of Bambi on front. Front and back pastedowns have color illustrations. Spine and corners are slightly bumped. Very little edgewear, only on bottom edge. Binding is tight. Interior is clean except for pencil marginalia on the forward page which reads "Chapter VIII The Falling Leaves," possibly written by Wallace Stegner. Laid in is a leaflet by Simon and Schuster that contains the inside story behind Bambi's publication, reviews of Bambi and interesting facts about Salten. Salten's photo is also included in this leaflet. This classic tale is, as The New York World wrote in their review, "one of the most charming, touching, 'human' stories ever read." A beautiful book. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 293 pp .

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Enciclopedia storico-nobiliare italiana. Famiglie nobili e titolate viventi riconosciute dal R. Governo d'Italia

      Ed. Enciclopedia Storico, Nobiliare Italiana 1928 - 8 volumi in 4_, leg. in mezza pelle con titolo e fregi al dorso, numerose ill. e tavv. a colori. Opera in condizioni molto buone._ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Invito alla Lettura]
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        Cressida: No Mystery

      William Heinemann Ltd. London (1928) - First Edition. Hubin listed mystery novel taking place during a Christmas party held at a country house. Scarce English edition to be found in original dustjacket. Near Fine in Very Good to Near Fine dustjacket, green color at spine moderately faded. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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