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        A Flying Scroll

      London, Hogarth Press 1928 - First edition. Decorated yellow paper covered boards, yellow label printed in black - one of 275 copies (of which 119 were pulped in 1938). An excellent copy. Woolmer 178. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grogan]
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        LAMIA ISABELLA THE EVE OF SAINT AGNES & OTHER POEMS

      [ Waltham St. Lawrence]: Golden Cockerel Press, 1928. Quarto. Quarter brown sharkskin and cloth over boards, t.e.g., by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Foretips bumped, noticeable chipping and some loss along the crown and toe of spine, but internally near fine. One of 485 copies printed on handmade paper, from a total edition of five hundred copies. Illustrated with nineteen wood-engravings by Robert Gibbings, in additional to incidental initials by Eric Gill and David Jones's colophon device. An ideal copy for rebinding of one of this key work by the press. KIRKUS, et al, 36. CHANTICLEER 62.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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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 .

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        Satyagraha in South Africa

      S. Ganesan, Triplicane, Madras, 1928. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Dreadnought Books]
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        Menckeniana. A Schimpflexikon

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1928 - The first signed-limited edition, published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1928, This is copy number 62 of 230 copies. Bright red boards with spine cloth-backed, in a black paper slipcase. A near fine example of the book with light toning to the spine and the lettering faded from the spine label. The slipcase is very good with a little bit of wear to the upper corners. Signed by H. L. Mencken. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Reluctant Bookseller]
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        Menckeniana, A Schimpflexicon

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. Limited Edition. Octavo. 1 of 230 copies signed by Mencken, unopened, 132(1)pp., bound in red paper covered boards backed in yellow cloth, paper label to spine and upper board, spine and label faded, a lovely copy housed in black paper covered slipcase with red and black paper label with a short split along top edge. A near fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        LA DIVINA COMMEDIA OR THE DIVINE VISION OF DANTE ALIGHIERI IN ITALIAN & ENGLISH

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

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Falsehood in War-Time; An Amazing Collection of Carefully Documented lies Circulated in Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy.

      E.P. DUTTON, NY 1928 - An Amazing Collection of Carefully Documented lies Circulated in Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy and America during the Great War. The title is printed upside down on spine. Dj has lightl wear, tanning, small tear in edge, and tanned spine. Book has light wear, previous owner's stamp on fep, and page edges lightly tanned. Good binding, clean body unmarked text, deckled fore edge. DATE PUBLISHED: 1928 EDITION: 192 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        La Fiera Letteraria. 1928. Anno IV. n. 1-10, 13-25, 27-53

      Roma: , , 1928. Brossura (wrappers). Buono (Good). 49 fascicoli. Folio. pp. 8/fasc. Buono (Good). .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        The Station. Athos: Treasures and Men.

      The First UK Printing published by Duckworth in 1928. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Original Blue cloth has a little rubbing at the corners. Gilt titling remains very bright. Light toning to the text block with a little spotting to the prelims. Pages remain clean. Free from erasures and inscriptions. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. A little toned to the spine with mild edge wear with a little loss to the lower front edge and spine ends. A few professional Japanese tissue paper repairs to the verso. The coloured designs to the covers remain very bright. Mild vertical crease to the spine. The wrapper looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. One of Byron's earliest titles with a frontispiece of Simopetra and 32 further B/W photographic illustrations, mainly by the author. In a 1984 reprint of The Station, John Julius Norwich, himself a life-long traveller, writes in a very erudite Introduction : 'No better portrait of the Holy Mountain exists than this, written as it was nearly sixty years ago; nor is it likely to be surpassed in the future. Here, in short, is a classic. And a classic it will remain. What higher praise than this can be gained by someone who was only twenty-two when he wrote the book. Robert Byron changed the English-speaking world's view of Byzantine art and culture through 'The Station' and 'The Byzantine Achievement', published the year after. This book is therefore more than a travel book and more than a study of the monastic society of Mount Athos. It is also a historical enquiry into the civilization of Byzantium seen in its only surviving manifestation. With typical Byzantine complexity the obscure title of the book is only explained in the last sentence : 'This is the Holy Mountain Athos, station of a faith where all the years have stopped'.' Byron was to go on to write his classic title 'The Road To Oxiana' in 1937 before being tragically killed aged 35 in 1941 after his ship, the 'SS Jonathan Holt', was torpedoed by U-97 a submarine in the North Atlantic. His body was never found. A very sharp title and scarce title to find with such attributes.

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        Selection of Books, Manuscripts, Engravings and Autograph Letters Remarkable for their Interest & Rarity...

      London: Maggs Bros., 1928. Hard Cover. [x], 356 p., facsimiles (some color), 224 plates; 33.5 cm.; 224 items, arranged alphabetically; priced. Title continues: Being the Five Hundredth Catalogue Issued by Maggs Bros., Booksellers." Maggs celebrated its 500th catalog with bibliographical fireworks, displaying the wide range of their riches from illuminated manuscripts to a Napoleon letter to the first Greek Aristotle (1495-98) plus 19 Americana. When I obtained this there was beginning the damage typical of such a large and heavy book. I had it repaired and bound in a red leather spine with gilt decoration to encase appropriately such a magnificent publication. Stock#OB1030.

      [Bookseller: The Owl at the Bridge]
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        Catalogue of the Etchings of Joseph Pennell Limited Edition

      Little Brown; 1928 - Limited edition #401/465. Clean, unmarked. Dust wrap (paper as well as the boards are in as new condition. Origional box shows some wear and one edge is starting to give. Includes the original , for this book, etching f "The Bridges From Brooklyn." Collectible. **All books are part of the inventory of our New Paltz Brick and Mortar Store" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barner Books]
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        Golem

      Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston 1928 - 8v0. 288 pp. Frontispiece. Cloth in dustwrapper, light edgewear, very good copy. (81365). Translated by Madge Pemberton. Outer edges of pages 9 thru14 roughly cut. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauer Rare Books]
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        THEY RETURN AT EVENING: A BOOK OF GHOST STORIES

      Philip Allan & Co., Ltd. [1928]., London - Octavo, pp. [1-10] 11-313 [314: blank] [315-316: ads] [note: first leaf is a blank], original black cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition, probable first binding. Collects ten stories. "The first and best of the author's several collections." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-200. "Excellent stories." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1641. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 177. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 445-46. Bleiler (1978), p. 201. Reginald 14769. Early owner's signature dated February 1928 on front free endpaper, some light spotting to top edge of pages, a very good copy. Copies in the first binding are uncommon. (#154587) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Metropolis. Special Cinema Issue.

      Paris Le Petite Illustration March 3, 1928. TEXT IN FRENCH. Splendid and very scarce 12pg. issue of the magazine devoted to the Fritz Lang Masterpiece that was recently restored and shown in theatres to great acclaim. Illus. w. 10 sepia toned stills. Very minute wear, otherwise a vg. copy. Postcard for a recent restoration of the film laid in. . No. 372. March 3, 1928. Large Paper.

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        Charles Cotton and his River

      Manchester: Sherratt & Hughes, 1928. First edition. With 8 plates, folding map, head- and tailpiece illustrations after drawings by the author printed in green, the pieces laid down within ruled borders. [xvi], 191 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Original green cloth. Near Fine. First edition. With 8 plates, folding map, head- and tailpiece illustrations after drawings by the author printed in green, the pieces laid down within ruled borders. [xvi], 191 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Uncommon and beautifully produced volume on the history, topography, and angling of the Dove, and its place in the Compleat Angler of Walton and Cotton. Frazier H-17-b; Coigney p. 397; Hampton's Angling Bibliography, p. 147

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        The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry.

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

      [Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller]
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        Wallop Family and their Ancestry

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

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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        Hilly Hong Kong.

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

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        ROMANCE OF THE ROAD

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

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

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

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

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

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

      Avon Press 1928.], [Minneapolis - Octavo, pp. [1-20] 21-90 [91-92: blank] [93: colophon] [94-96: blank] [note: first three and last leaves are blanks, first and last used as front and rear paste-downs], full-page mounted woodcut illustrations by Leo Henkora, original three quarter black cloth (imitation leather pattern) and black and gold marbled boards, all edges untrimmed. First edition. Privately printed by the Avon Society in an edition of 82 copies of which this is copy number 36 of 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. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. Rare. (#151803) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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

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

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        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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        Candide (1928 Limited Edition Signed By Rockwell Kent)

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

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        Lettres du Tonkin

      Les Editions Nationales 1928 - Paris, Les Editions Nationales, 1928, tirage limité à 550 ex.; 1/25 sur papier vergé de Hollande – 2 vol. brochés, couv. rempliée, 23,5 cm x 29,5 cm, VIII+ 201 et 237 pages – Lettres du Maréchal Lyautey, 10 aquarelles, 8 bandeaux, 9 culs de lampe, 2 vignettes de Jean Bouchaud – Non coupé, lègère salissure sur le premier tome sinon très bon état [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        La règle de l'homme

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

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

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

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

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

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        Eh bien, dansez maintenant.

      - P., Aux Editions du Bon Ton, vers 1928, In-4, en feuilles, sous chemise illustrée rempliée. Tirée à 500 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé. Album de 25 compositions en couleurs de Roger Chastel ( entre 1919 et 1925 il réalisa des illustrations et des dessins satiriques vibrants de couleurs caractérisés par leur cubisme) et Pierre Mourgue ( il collabora à la "Gazette du Bon Ton" à "Flirt" et illustra des catalogues publicitaires de grandes maisons ) coloriées au pochoir par J.Saudé et représentant des couples de célébrités de l'époque dansant. Livres

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        Beton als Gestalter: Bauten in Eisenbeton und ihre architektonische Gestaltung. Ausgeführte Eisenbetonbauten [Baubücher, Band 5]

      Stuttgart: Julius Hoffmann, 1928. First edition. Softcover. g to vg. Large quarto (11 1/2 x 9"). 124pp. Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over printed wrappers. Seminal work on concrete architecture lavishly illustrated throughout with 264 b/w illustrations and photographic reproductions depicting architectural works by Erich Mendelsohn, Max Berg, Bruno Taut, Le Corbusier, Richard J. Neutra, Adolf Meyer, Jan Visek, Martin Elsaesser, Hanns Hopp, Adolf Abel, Otto Bartning, Alfred Fischer, and Max Taut among others. Also includes architectural projects by Mies van der Rohe.Moderate age-toning to dust-jacket, with head and tail of spine expertly repaired. Some foxing to half title and last leaf only. Text in German. DJ in overall good to good+, wrappers and interior in very good condition.

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        Epipsychidion

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

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        Iskusstvo rabochikh

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

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

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

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

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

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