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        The Home of Golf in the Eighteenth Century

      The British Art Company, London 1928 - Image Size : 435x580 (mm), 17.125x22.875 (Inches), Platemark Size : 524x644 (mm), 20.625x25.375 (Inches), Paper Size : 535x687 (mm), 21x27 (Inches), Hand Colored, Photogravure

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        The Spicklefisherman and others

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1928. First edition. Illustrated by A.B. Frost, Oliver Kemp and Gordon Stevenson. 112, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original light blue marbled boards, printed label on upper cover and gilt title on spine. Fine. Bookplate of M.L. Biscotti. Laid into a half green morocco drop box with the Derrydale logo on spine and a green morocco inset label on the upper cover, also with gilt stamped Derrydale logo. First edition. Illustrated by A.B. Frost, Oliver Kemp and Gordon Stevenson. 112, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Siegel 19; Frazier W-7-a

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Caltagirone

      1928 1928 - Acquaforte tirata su carta Cina, mm.188x203 alla battuta, compresi marg. bianchi mm. 315x433. Firma a matita in basso a destra, titolo in basso a sinistra. Timbro a secco 'Luigi Bartolini incise all'acquaforte'. Fresca tiratura, alcuni aloni rossastri ai marg. bianchi, senza coinvolgimento della parte incisa. (Cfr. Luigi Bartolini. Le incisioni della collezione Timpanaro", p.115: "Una delle incisioni più amate dal Timpanaro")

      [Bookseller: TABERNA LIBRARIA - ALAI - ILAB]
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        Drums. With Pictures by N.C. Wyeth.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. First Illustrated Edition by N.C. Wyeth. 4to. Superb in publisher's black cloth with titled illustration pasted down to upper, bright gilt titles to spine, pictorial end papers, ownership; in its near fine pictorial dust wrapper slightly frayed to the head of spine, a small nick to top and a couple of scratches to the illustration. With 14 illustrations in colour and several line drawings. An unusually clean and sharp copy.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Der Kampf mit dem Dämon

      Later edition.Publisher's dark green cloth, with its flexible paper slipcase, lightly sunned at edges.Rare autograph inscription from Stefan Zweig.Manuscript ex dono from a former owner to one endpaper. Insel-Verlag Leipzig 1928 13x21cm reliure de l'éditeur

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Grandeur et Suprématie de Peking.

      Pékin. Imprimerie des Lazaristes. 1928. Plans including one in colour, 70 collotypes, 8 wood engravings, many black and white line illustrations, xi + [5] +upper corner one leaf little soiled, 4 leaves bound in upside down but complete, single leaf in table of contents marked in two places. Handsome modern binding maroon calf spine, raised bands, marbled paper covered boards. An attractive copy. 33.5 x 23.5cm. A comprehensive work divided into two parts. The first part traces the history of Peking from the Yuan Dynasty through to the early years of Republican China, including the Boxer Rebellion with chapters on Christianity - one on the Lazaristes and another on Protestant missionaries. The second part of this large work discusses art, culture and customs including palaces and temples, trade, wedding customs, religious beliefs etc. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 155815).

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        Schweizer Illustrierte Zeitung, XIVII- XXV Jg. 1928-1936 (je 52 Hefte), 9 Bde..

      Zürich / Zofingen, Verlags-A.G. / Ringier, 1928-36 2° (37 x 27 cm), je 1800 S., unzähl. s/w-Abb. nach Photographien, zahlreiche interessante Inserate., Privat-HLwd. (min. beschnitten), Durchgehend Falzspurig. Min. gebrauchspurig, einige Bl. mit Einrissen - sehr schöne Exemplare. Interessantes. inhaltlich wie haptisch «schwergewichtiges» Dokument über die Befindlichkeit der Schweiz und der Welt von 1928-1936. Die ganze Vorkriegszeit und die Machtergreifung der Nazis . der Beginn des Spansischen Bürgerkrieges. usw. wird umfangreich beleuchtet. - Die Schweizer Illustrierte wurde 1911 unter dem Namen Schweizer Illustrierte Zeitung (SIZ) gegründet. Seit der Ausgabe Nr. 37 vom 6. September 1965 heisst sie nur noch Schweizer Illustrierte. In den Anfangsjahren waren historische und politische Themen stärker präsent als heute. wo sie eher zur Regenbogenpresse gezählt werden muss. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Helvetica - Allgemein Zeitschriften Geschichte - 1900 - 45

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        The Persian Gulf

      Clarendon Pres, Oxford 1928 - An historical sketch from the earliest times to the beginning of the twentieth century. 322 pp, ill, lengthy bibliography, glossary, large pull out folding map in pocket inside rear cover, and index. Long respected work on the Gulf. VG+ and maybe even a little better than that in original blue cloth. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        The Sacred Flame a Play in Three Acts

      

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        Fêtes galantes

      1928. Paris, H Piazza 1928. Grand in-4 carré broché, couverture rempliée, sous étui. 100 pages, texte encadré. 22 illustrations de George Barbier aquarellées au pochoir, dont une sur la couverture, titre, et 20 hors-texte sous serpentes. Le papier est filigrané " Editions H Piazza" ou "B.F.K Rives". Tirage limité numéroté. Exemplaire des Epreuves d'artiste portant le n° AXII, imprimé pour Albert Messein ( né le 22 janvier 1873 à Paris et mort le 26 décembre 1957, éditeur français du XXème siècle, notamment celui de Paul Verlaine). Petite griffure en dos, sans manque, sinon exemplaire de très grande fraîcheur.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Artgil]
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        Orlando.

      London: Hogarth Press, , 1928. A Biography. Octavo. Original orange cloth, title to spine gilt. Housed in an orange quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Frontispiece and 7 plates. Spine dulled, small mark to front cover, internally fresh. First edition, first impression. A superb presentation copy, inscribed by the author, "To Ottoline from Virginia", on the front free endpaper. Next to this, the recipient, Lady Ottoline Morrell, has drawn her monogram in pencil, and added the date (11 October 1928)and her address (Gower Street, WC). With Morrell's characteristic marginal markings in pencil to a number of passages in the text that appealed to her, and annotations to the rear free endpaper. Around the time the book was inscribed, Morrell had finished the renovations at No. 10 Gower Street, which she had acquired earlier in the year; she gave up residence in her country home, Garsington Manor, where she had been a renowned hostess, and began opening the town house to "the talent and intellect of London" (Darroch, p. 268). Woolf's initial spitefulness towards Morrell diminished with her move to London. She admired Morrell's uncomplaining spirit in the face of various ailments, including necrosis of the jaw, and, though she had initially derided Morrell's bohemian dress and mannerisms as "grand and artificial", with her arrival at Gower Street, "she realised that 'she continued to be as vivid, as idiosyncratic, and as unselfconsciously bizarre' wherever she was, 'whether you put her in a Lyons Corner Shop or in Windsor Castle'" (Humm, p. 220). Ottoline's "aristocratic connections, zest for theater, passion for art, and attachment to France converged in making her, at varying times, victim, idol, and, as Virginia Woolf said, "enchantress" of Bloomsbury" (Caws & Wright, p. 121). Provenance: from the library of Lady Ottoline Morrell, thence by descent.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The House at Pooh Corner. Decorations by Ernest Shepard.

      London, Methuen and Co., 1928. FIRST EDITION. 8vo., pp. 178. Publisher's pink cloth in dust-wrapper. Wrapper lightly used with some shallow chips to spine ends. Generally bright and clean. A very good copy indeed. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Lettre à madame C...

      First edition, one of 200 numbered copies on vélin Rives blanc paper, this one of 24 hors commerce copies reserved for the author and his friends.Handsome autograph inscription signed by Paul Valéry : "A Charles Maurras, au poète, au pur esprit [For Charles Maurras, the poet, the pure of heart]."A good copy in a chemise and slipcase: chemise in half black calf over almond paper boards, slipcase lined in black calf over almond paper boards. Grasset Paris 1928 14,5x19,5cm broché sous chemise et étui

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Stones of Emptiness: A Picture of Soviet Russia

      1928. 216pp. 4to 1928 - 1928. 216pp. 4to. The original typescript of Denys Trefusis's unpublished work on modern Russia, written the year before his death of tuberculosis in 1929. Denys married Violet Trefusis in 1919 and their tempestuous relationship has been widely reported, but relatively little attention has been directed to Denys. He was a fluent Russian speaker and had visited the country both before and after the Soviet revolution- this work describes his own experiences in the country and is an insightful reportage of many aspects of Russian life. He had lived in Russia for several years before the Revolution, teaching the children of an aristocratic family.Bound in 3/4 morocco boards, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, raised bands, light wear to edges, corners lightly bumped. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elysium Books]
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        Introduction à la Poétique. [ Livre dédicacé par l'auteur - édition originale ]

      E.O., un des trente exemplaires hors commerce numéroté sur vélin pur fil Lafuma Navarre, 1 vol. grand in-8 carré br. sous couv. rempliée, Librairie Gallimard, Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Française, 1928, pp. Edition originale, exemplaire hors commerce numéroté, enrichi d'un très bel envoi de Paul Valéry à Jean Paulhan : "A Jean Paulhan, directeur de "Consciences", son ami Paul Valéry". Bel exemplaire, de remarquable provenance, et enrichi d'un bel envoi. Français

      [Bookseller: Librairie Du Cardinal]
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        La Fayette

      - Grasset, Paris 1928, 17,5x22,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, uno degli otto numerati e ripristinata Turner Oppure, stampare su grandi restreint.Rare carta e più belle esemplare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 8 exemplaires numérotés et réimposés sur Or Turner, tirage en grand papier le plus restreint. Rare et bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        BATOUALA. Limited edition containing an original charcoal drawing by Alexandre Iacovleff.

      Paris: Editions Mornay, 1928. VIII, 170 pages of text. All text and illustrations printed on Japon Imperial. Original wrappers are moderately shelfworn, with the front hinge weakened. The original glassine wrapper was torn and chipped, and has been replaced with a custom-fitted archival mylar sleeve. Number 23 of 40 "Sur Japon Imperial (Numerotes 11 a 50) Avec Un Dessin Original Et Une Suite Sur Annam De Toutes Les Illustrations." Many pages uncut and unopened; an excellent copy except for the front hinge which has rolled and has a small tear. In addition to numerous 59 in-text illustrations, it is illustrated with six dry-point etchings (all on Japon Imperial). Included is an original charcoal drawing of a seated figure with his arm outstretched and resting upon his knee, and his other arm resting what may be a pipe on the ground. The drawing is signed by the artist Alexandre Iacovleff in lowercase initials "a. i." There is also an extra suite of 65 illustrations on Annan paper, including six etchings and all 59 in-text illustrations (excepting the numerous sketches that are head-piece (chapter heading) and tail-piece (chapter ending) illustrations. A few plates in the extra suite have tiny spots of discoloration and some soiling. A few pages of the book have a few very minor spots of soiling. Highly uncommon to encounter this publication complete with the original signed charcoal drawing and the extra suite of plates. The author considered this edtion to be the definitive edition, although the text was originally published to great acclaim in 1921. First thus edition.. Signed. First Edition. Paperback. Very good+ condition. Quarto (4to).

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        La Divina Commedia.

      London: The Nonesuch Press,, 1928. Or, The Divine Vision. In Italian and English. The Italian text edited by Mario Casella of the University of Florence with the English version of H. F. Cary and 42 illustrations after the drawings by Sandro Botticelli. Folio. Original orange vellum, titles to spine, roundels and ruling to boards gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With 34 double and 8 single-page plates after Botticelli. A beautiful copy; the spine, so prone to fading, is here entirely bright and unfaded. First Nonesuch edition, and uncommon in such nice condition. Number 180 from a limited edition of 1,475 copies on Dutch paper. A beautifully presented and bound edition of Dante's Divine Comedy, with Dante's Italian printed parallel to Rev. Henry F. Cary's English translation (1814, the first complete English translation, much loved by Coleridge), and with Sandro Botticelli's illustrations, reproduced from the first Florentine edition of the Divine Comedy (1481).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        La Divina Commedia. Or, The Divine Vision. In Italian and English. The Italian text edited by Mario Casella of the University of Florence with the English version of H. F. Cary and 42 illustrations after the drawings by Sandro Botticelli.

      London: The Nonesuch Press, 1928 - Folio. Original orange vellum, titles to spine, roundels and ruling to boards gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A beautiful copy; the spine, so prone to fading, is here entirely bright and unfaded. With 34 double and 8 single-page plates after Botticelli. First Nonesuch edition, and uncommon in such nice condition. Number 180 from a limited edition of 1,475 copies on Dutch paper. A beautifully presented and bound edition of Dante's Divine Comedy, with Dante's Italian printed parallel to Rev. Henry F. Cary's English translation (1814, the first complete English translation, much loved by Coleridge), and with Sandro Botticelli's illustrations, reproduced from the first Florentine edition of the Divine Comedy (1481). Ransom p. 367.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Tower

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1928. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board gilt. With the dust jacket. An excellent, fresh copy in a very good jacket skilfully repaired to verso of spine, some loss to foot of spine panel and some nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression, of what is generally accepted to be Yeats's single most important collection.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        PETER PAN. Or The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up

      , 1928. 1928. [with letter from Cynthia Asquith] London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1928. Original blue-grey cloth with cover and spine labels, with dust jacket. First Edition of Barrie's famous play featuring Peter Pan and Tinker Bell, the Darling children and Nana, and of course Captain Hook and Smee. "Peter Pan" first turned up as a relatively minor character in Barrie's 1902 novel, THE LITTLE WHITE BIRD. Then in December 1904 this play was first produced, but it was not published until 1928, as this volume in "The Uniform Edition of The Plays of J. M. Barrie." (In the interim, 1911 to be specific, Barrie wrote a narrative version which was published as the book PETER AND WENDY.)~Included in this book is Barrie's 29-page Dedication "To the Five" in which he relates how, decades earlier, he had created (with their help) Peter Pan. Although he identifies them here only as #s 1 through 5, these were the five sons of Arthur and Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, with whom Barrie (according to a biographer) was "obsessed." The boys' names were George, John, Peter, Michael and Nicholas, and in the play they appear as George (the father) Darling, John Darling, Peter Pan, and Michael Nicholas Darling.~This volume is in fine condition; the dust jacket is just about fine as well, with a few tiny edge-nicks. Cutler pp 200-201.~Loosely inserted is a letter from "C. Greene (for Sir James Barrie)" to Samuel Heiman, dated 21 January 1927, regarding a speech Barrie had made; on the front endpaper (which is browned from the letter) is Heiman's bookplate. "C. Greene" was the pen-name of Barrie's personal secretary, Lady Cynthia Asquith, daughter-in-law of the former Prime Minister -- and herself a published writer.

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        The Tower.

      Macmillan, London. 1928 - First edition. Octavo. pp vi, 110, [2] adverts. 2000 copies printed. One of the greatest poetry titles of the twentieth century, this collection represents Yeats entering his mature period and includes poems such as ''Sailing to Byzantium'', ''Leda and the Swan'', ''Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen'', etc. 110 pages. Elaborate gilt decorated cloth by T. Sturge Moore, depicting the eponymous tower in which many of these poems were written. Corners slightly bruised. Free endpapers partially tanned. Near fine with the slightly rubbed front and rear panels of the dustwrapper laid in. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        The Christopher Robin Story Book - Rebound in full leather and SIGNED to the title page

      Methuen, 1928 A first edition, first printing published by Methuen in 1928. A good book with some light marks and spots to some pages and a little to the page edges. Superbly rebound in full blue leather with gilt lettering to the spine and marbled endpapers. SIGNED by the author without dedication to the title page. A rare signed copy.[removed][removed]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Lettre à madame C...

      Edition, one of the 90 copies on Holland paper, ours off a few literati tradeBinding to bradel half chocolate brown morocco, flat spine cleared with a gold central jewel, golden tail date marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, gilded head, preserved covers.Precious autograph signed by Paul Valéry: "A Victoria Ocampo - a sus pies Vd - this little nothing she kindly be desired."Some minor foxing. Grasset Paris 1928 14x19cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        THE WESTERN FRONT: A LITTLE CALENDAR OF THE GREAT WAR (Signed)

      Privately Published 1928 - A clean and tight copy, though the spine label has essentially perished. With an ALS from Armistead Gordon to A. W. Bohannan (author of "Old Surry") laid in. Very Good binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BLACK SWAN BOOKS, INC., ABAA, ILAB]
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        New York ciclone di genti

      Fratelli Treves Editori-Milano, MILANO 1928 - ITALIANO Volume dei primi del '900 in stato discreto, coperta in cartoncino, bordo molto consumato, tracce di fioritura sparsa, dorso e margine del piatto inferiore bruniti, punte piegate e consunte, tagli irregolari, quello di testa con barbe, legatura allentata, pagine ben conservate. Quinto migliaio.

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        A Song for Simon

      Faber & Gwyer, London 1928 - A Song for Simon, signed by T. S. Eliot . Illustrated by E. McKnight Kauffer, 234/500, Faber & Gwyer, London, 1928, In v good condition. Original grey boards withe minor marks to the covers. Bookplate of L. Harris on the front pastedown. Spine a little browned. The contents are clean and the illustration is bright. Large paper copy 8vo 234/500 copies made on English hand made paper. A Song for Simon is one of five poems included in the Ariel series of 38 pamphlets of poems by several authors. This was the sixteenth poem for the series and is illustrated by the avant garde artist, Edward McKnight Kauffer. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Bambi: A Life In The Woods, 1st Ed

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1928 - Bambi: A Life In The Woods by Felix Salten. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1928. First Printing. 293 pages. Hardcover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Now Newly Imprinted

      Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, 1928. Eight volumes Quarto Illustrations from the Ellesmere Chaucer, hand-coloured illustrations and decorations by Hugh Chesterman and Lynton Lamb full scarlet niger morocco, ruled in gilt, raised bands on spines, decorated and lettered in gilt, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, by Frost & Co. of Bath, England. In custom silk covered box The individual volumes contain: Vols. 1-3: The Canterbury Tales; the text here printed by permission of Messrs Macmilland & Co. Limited is that prepared under the editorship of Dr. A.W. Pollard for the Globe edition of The Works of Chaucer, since revised by him. The figures have been freely rendered from miniatures in the Ellesmere manuscript of the Tales of Canterbury. Vol. 4: The Parson's Tale (also part of Canterbury Tales) and Minor Poems; the figure of the Parson on page 3 has been freely rendered from a miniature in the Ellesmere manuscript of the Tales of Canterbury; those of Mars and Venus pages 165-165 from a miniature in MS. Fairfax 16 at the Bodleian Library, Oxford; the drawing of the Parliament of Foules from a woodcut in Chaucer's Boke of Fame, printed by Richard Pynson about the year 1526. Vol. 5: Boecii de Consolacione Philosophie; the text is that prepared by Professor Mark. H. Liddell for the Globe edition edited by Dr. A.W. Pollard. The headpices have been drawn by Lynton H. Lamb from woodcuts in a copy of the wirtings of Boethius printed at Lyons by Symon Vincent c. 1508-1525 Vol. 6: Troilus and Criseyde; the text is prepared by Professo W.S. McCormick for the Globe edition, edited by Dr. A.W. Pollard. The frontispiece and headpieces to the decond, third, fourth and fifth books have been drawn by Lynton H. Lamb from the woodcuts in the edition printed by Richard Pynson c. 1625. The portrait of Chaucer on page 301 has been drawn by Mr. Lamb from a miniature in the MS. of Occleve's Regement of Princes, now kept at the British Museum. Vol. 7: The House of Fame and Minor Poems; the text are from the text prepared by H. Frank heath for the Globe edition of Chaucer, and the Legend of Good Women from that edited by A.W. Pollard for the same edition. The Prologue included here is the second version, the one believed to be the earlier. The text of the Treatise on the Astrolabe is that prepared by Mark H. Liddell for the Globe Chaucer, being based on the MS. Bodley 619 at Oxford. The diagrams are taken form MS. Dd.3.53 Part 2 in the Cambridge University Library. The frontispiece to The House of Fame and that to The Legend of Good Women on page 72 have been drawn by Lynton H. Lamb from the woodcuts in Pynson's edition c. 1526. The portrait of Chaucer on page 194 has been drawn by the same artist from Lansdowne MS. 851 at the British Museum. Vol. 8: The Romant of the Rose. The text is that prepared by Mark H. Liddell for the Globe edition of Chaucer. The miniatures have been redrawn by Lynton H. Lamb from a selection of those in MS. Egerton 881 at the British Museum, a fourteenth century French manuscript of Le Roman de la Rose. Shakespeare Head Press The Elizabethan scholar A. H. Bullen established the Shakespeare Head Press in Stratford-up-Avon in 1904. His original aim was to produce a good edition of Shakespeare's works, and his ten volume Stratford Town Shakespeare was completed by 1907. After Bullen died in 1927, the press was acquired by a partnership including Basil Blackwell, the Oxford bookseller. Bernard Newdigate was appointed as typographer and under his direction the press worked within the Morris tradition: Ovid's Metamorphoses was the first book he produced as a limited edition. Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400) was an English poet and public servant, and is considered to be one of the most important writers of Middle English, and deserving of a place amongst the finest of poets in the history of literature. One wonders if perhaps the Clerk is the character most exemplary of Chaucer himself. The description of the character of the clerk, along with the basic description of the other principal characters of the Canterbury Tales, first appears in the Prologue. The image depicts the clerk as a male, robed, scholar, on horseback. He carries an open book in his outstretched hand, and another text tucked beneath his armpit. This description of the clerk touches upon many themes familiar to the scholar's life over the ages: poverty, food, clothing, lack of sleep, the proper course of learning, or, curriculum, virtue as a moral foundation of education and as a guide for everyday life, essential to the vocation of a life as student and teacher Fine, superb One of 375 sets. Lettering and headings designed by Jocelyne V. Gaskin

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        THE WOBURN BOOKS. Eighteen volume set. Limited editions signed by the authors, including D.H. Lawrence, G.K. Chesterton, Sherwood Anderson, Robert Graves, David Garnett, and others.

      London: Elkins Mathews & Marrot, 1928. A complete set of the Woburn Books each in their original dustjacket. Minor shelfwear to bindings. Minimal foxing in some instances. The spines of the dustjackets are all lightly browned, and many have tiny chips to the extremities, small tears, small tape repair/strengthening on the reverse of some edges, and other minor defects; protected in archival mylar. The endpapers of most volumes are toned. Limited edition of 530 copies of which the first 500 were for sale. Published in 1928: 1) The Sword of Wood (Not numbered) by G.K. Chesterton, 25 pp.; 2) The Dewpond (No.255) by T.F. Powys, 29 pp.; 3) A Wedding Morn (No.446) by Sheila Kaye-Smith, 50 pp.; 4) Portrait of the Misses Harlowe (No.304) by Martin Armstrong, 26 pp.; 5) The Apple Disdained (No.205) by R.H. Mottram, 30 pp.; 6) The Man Who Missed the Bus (No.286) by Stella Benson, 31 pp.; 7) Rawdon

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        La règle de l'homme

      First edition, one of 23 numbered copies on vieux Japon paper with a colored suite of woodcuts on China paper, the tirage de tête.Illustrated with 6 original lithographs by Marise Rudis.A rare and very good copy retaining its suite on China paper. Gallimard Paris 1928 15,5x20,5cm broché

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        Verlainiens et décadents

      Original edition on the current paper.Binding half morocco cherry, back with five nerves, golden tail date marbled paper plates, paper contreplats guards and the tank cover and spine preserved (back insolated), gilded head, elegant binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine.Rare autograph signed by the author to his friend Aristide Boureaud.Iconography.Nice copy pleasantly established. Editions Marcel Seheur Paris 1928 13x18cm relié

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        les nuits de Sibérie - La nuit de haschish et d'opium - Nuits aux bouges - Nuits de Noël - Quatre nuits de Provence - Les nuits qui me chantent - La nuit de Jérusalem - La nuit de Fès - Nuits d'Alger - La nuit en mer - La dernière nuit - La nuit du bourreau de soi-même.

      first edition for each of the 12 texts, each time one of 750 numbered copies and reimposed on Rives vellum.The texts are linked 3 by 3, half navy shagreen binders, back smooth decorated with a star and crescent moon planting palladium, first cover boards preserved, preserved some second boardes, all gilded heads, signed bindings Houades. Flammarion Paris 1928-1930 19,5x24cm 12 volumes reliés en 4

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        THE WOBURN BOOKS. Eighteen volume set. Limited editions signed by the authors, including D.H. Lawrence, G.K. Chesterton, Sherwood Anderson, Robert Graves, David Garnett, and others.

      London: Elkins Mathews & Marrot, 1928. A complete set of the Woburn Books each in their original dustjacket. Minor shelfwear to bindings. Minimal foxing in some instances. The spines of the dustjackets are all lightly browned, and many have tiny chips to the extremities, small tears, small tape repair/strengthening on the reverse of some edges, and other minor defects; protected in archival mylar. The endpapers of most volumes are toned. Limited edition of 530 copies of which the first 500 were for sale. Published in 1928: 1) The Sword of Wood (Not numbered) by G.K. Chesterton, 25 pp.; 2) The Dewpond (No.255) by T.F. Powys, 29 pp.; 3) A Wedding Morn (No.446) by Sheila Kaye-Smith, 50 pp.; 4) Portrait of the Misses Harlowe (No.304) by Martin Armstrong, 26 pp.; 5) The Apple Disdained (No.205) by R.H. Mottram, 30 pp.; 6) The Man Who Missed the Bus (No.286) by Stella Benson, 31 pp.; 7) Rawdon?s Roof (No.43) by D.H. Lawrence, 32 pp. (small piece clipped off of dj inner front flap); 8) The Old Dovecote (No.468) by David Garnett, 27 pp. Published in 1929: 9) The Male Impersonator (No.511 for presentation) by E.F. Benson, 28 pp. (dj spine chipped); 10. Alice and The Lost Novel (No.192) by Sherwood Anderson, 27 pp.; 11) Full Circle (No.480) by Algernon Blackwood, 22 pp.; 12) The Linhay on the Downs (No.152) by Henry Williamson, 26 pp.; 13) Fame (No.458) by May Sinclair, 40 pp.; 14) The Goldfish under the Ice (No.23) by Christopher Morley, 26 pp.; 15) A Ghost in the Isle of Wight (No.487) by Shane Leslie, 30 pp.; 16) The Shout (No.144) by Robert Graves, 31 pp. (dj spine torn); 17) Triall by Armes (No.239) by Joseph Hergesheimer, 30 pp.; 18) Some World Far from Ours (No.236) by Sylvia Townsend Warner, 31 pp.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition/Very good condition (DJ). Octavo (8vo).

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        Candide ou l'optimisme. Traduit de l'allemand de M. Le Docteur Ralph avec les additions trouvées dans la poche du Docteur Lorsqu'il mourut à Minden en l'an de grâce 1759. Nouvelle édition avec des Figures de S. Sauvage gravées sur cuivre ...

      Paris: s.n., 1928 (6p) - 157 pages - (7p). Reliure illustrée en parfaite condition. Pages intérieures sans inscription, propres et solides, en parfaite condition. 168 jolies petites compositions, soit 54 eaux-fortes rehaussées à l'aquarelle (frontispice et 53 vignettes : couverture, titre, bandeaux, culs-de-lampe, in texto) et 114 bois (112 lettrines rehaussées de rouge, vignettes de justification et de colophon). Tirage limité à 237 exemplaires numérotés, un des 185 sur vélin de Montval (exemplaire n° 201). TRES RARE malgré le tirage. MAGNIFIQUE OUVRAGE!!!!! Photos disponibles sur demande.1,5 kg.

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        Good Roads Everywhere. Four-fold System of Highways. Touring Canada: Showing Trans-Canada Highway and 75,000 Miles of Main Traveled Highways of Canada and the United States Including Associated Tours of the Automobile Club of North America

      Washington, D.C. National Highways Association. 1928. Color map, 21 1/8 inches x 53 inches, folding to 11 1/2 x 7 inches, depicting the coast to coast highway network of Southern Canada and the Northern United States and featuring numerous text block inserts. The map was issued jointly by the National Highways Association (Charles Henry Davis, President and Co-Founder), the Royal Automobile Club of Canada and the Automobile Club of America with the object of promoting national highway systems in both countries under the slogan "Good Highways Everywhere." WorldCat identifies only three libraries holding this map, catalogued under two variant titles (OCLC number 39690810). The map, lithographed and printed by A. Hoen & Company, Baltimore, is in excellent condition, clean and bright (one tiny split at the left edge). Numerous text blocks (a dozen or more) provide focused information regarding topics such as Facts in the History of Road Building, the Four Fold System of Highways (U.S., State, County, Township), Advocacy for a Bill to promote Federal Financing of Highways, the Relationship of Highways and Airports, and much more. Text states the map illustrates 250,000 miles of United States Highways, while a border illustration depicts the "Peace Portal," a small structure straddling the border between the U.S. and Canada, half in one country and half in the other. The map identifies John C. Mulford as Chief Cartographer and C. C. Faunce as Cartographer. In addition to the extensive information on highway creation is the marking in yellow of many Indian Reservations in the United States. An uncommon item promoting the importance of national highway networks in the U.S. and Canada.

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        Sakarthwelos Geographiuli Sazogaboebis Mthaswlamgza Wrosnobis Ganquphilebis Ekhspediciis Mqinwarewerze Aswla Semodgomith 1927 Clis 9 Noembers.

      Ekspeditsii turisticheskogo otdela geogr. obshschestva SSR Gruzii Tbilisi 1928 - Landscape 8vo (17 x 24.5 cm), 56 pp., illustrated with 25 plates, text in Georgian with French and Russian epitome; original printed wrappers, small tear to lower cover, minor rubbing to edges. Fine example of the first-hand account of the expedition to the peak of the mount Kazbek undertaken in November 1927 by a group of eleven mountaineers headed by Simon Dzhaparidze (1897-1929). The group started the ascending at the Gergeti glacier, bypassed the cone of the peak from the west, and reaching its saddle climbed to the top. Subsequently, this path was named after Japaridze. Aslanishvili (1891-1957), the author of the account and a participant of the ascending, was the Honoured Physician of the Georgian Republic, a scientist and mountaineer. The main text is in Georgian, accompanied by a summary in Russian and French. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Blossom; A Fairy Story.

      4to. Original blue cloth-backed patterned boards with onlaid pictorial lettering-label to upper cover, pictorial endpapers; pp. [viii], [1]-94 + [ii]; with 8 fine, and exquisite, fairy plates in full colour, 8 in striking black-and-white and some line-drawings in the text; a beautiful copy with only light external rubbing and minute wear to lower corner tips, internally equally fresh throughout with fine plates. First U.K. edition of one of Outhwaite's most beautiful fairy books.

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        Edward Bawden CBE RA, British 1903-1989- ''The First Appearance Of A Beast-Fish'', illustration to The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins; pen, brush and black ink.

      J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd.John Murray., London 1928 - Edward Bawden CBE RA, British 1903-1989- ''The First Appearance Of A Beast-Fish'', illustration to The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins; pen, brush and black ink, inscribed in pencil, 29x20.1cm. Note: See ''The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins'' by Robert Paltock, J M Dent & Sons, London & Toronto, 1928, p.82, for corresponding illustration. Monuted ona mock-up of the final page, with staining to top edge, pencil annotations for cropping, thumbed and creased. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Quantum Theory of the Electron

      London, Harrison and Sons, 1928. Royal8vo. In the original printed wrappers. In "Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series A, Vol. 117, No. 778". Black cloth backstrip pasted on to spine, otherwise a fine copy (without institutional stamps). [Dirac's paper:]Pp 610-624. [Entire issue:] Pp. 541-730, (2), XXXVI, X + 6 plates. First printing of Dirac's landmark paper in which he unified quantum mechanics and relativity and implied the existence of antimatter now known as the Dirac Equation; one of the great triumphs of theoretical physics which brought him on a par with the works of Newton, Maxwell, and Einstein before him. In 1933 he was awarded the Nobel Price in Physics "for the discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory", a direct consequence of the present paper. "[The Dirac Equations] ranks among the highest achievements of twentieth-century science" (Pais, Inward Bound, p. 290)."In the Dirac equation not only quantum mechanics and the special theory of relativity were married, but also the spin of the electron is contained in it without any ad hoc assumption. But the equation not just beautifully described known phenomena, it did more. It predicted the existence of electrons with negative energy. This was at first held to be a severe problem of the theory but was finally understood as great progress, because negative-energy electrons could be interpreted as hitherto unknown particles. Thus, the existence of new particles was predicted which had all properties of the electron except for the electric charge. These particles were indeed found four years after the equation. Dirac is often quoted to have said that his equation 'contains most of physics and all of chemistry'." (Brandt, The Harvest of a Century)."Even with the many successful applications of quantum mechanics to spectroscopy and other areas of physics, the theory was not without problems. There was, for example, the question of the relationship between relativity and quantum mechanics. If quantum mechanics was really a fundamental theory of the microcosmos, it ought to be consistent with the fundamental theory of macroscopic bodies, the (special) theory of relativity. Yet it was obvious from the very beginning that this was not the case. It was not too difficult to construct a relativistic quantum wave equation, such as Schrödinger had already done privately and as Oskar Klein, Walter Gordon, and several other physicists did in 1926-27. Unfortunately, this equation, known as the Klein-Gordon equation, did not result in the correct fine structure of hydrogen and it proved impossible to combine it with the spin theory that Pauli had proposed in 1927. The solution appeared in January 1928, when Dirac published his classical paper on 'The Quantum Theory of the Electron', which included a relativistic wave equation that automatically incorporated the correct spin. Dirac's equation was of the same general form as Schrödinger's equation [...] and included matrices with four rows and four columns; correspondingly the Dirac wave function had four components. Most remarkably, without introducing the spinning electron in advance, the equation contained the correct spin. In a certain, unhistorical sense, had spin not been discovered empirically, it would have turned up deductively from Dirac's theory. The new theory was quickly accepted when it turned out that the Dirac eigenvalue equation for a hydrogen atom resulted in exactly the same energy equation that Sommerfeld had derived in 1916. Dirac's relativistic wave equation marked the end of the pioneering and heroic phase of quantum mechanics, and also marked the beginning of a new phase" (Kragh, Quantum Generations, p. 167)

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