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        Batouala

      - Editions Mornay, Paris 1928, 19,5x25cm, broché. - Edizione definitiva e in parte originali, una delle 395 copie numerate su Rives pergamena a formare, il nostro uno dei 45 Hors commerce numerate in numeri romani, soglia di pareggio dopo 15 Giappone antico e 48 in Giappone. Libro illustrato con 6 incisioni originali inserto e molte composizioni originali in testo di Alessandro Iacovleff. Torna un po 'incrinato e con due piccoli fori nella parte superiore e inferiore e una piccola mancanza Lunghezza. Piacevole stato interno.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition définitive et en partie originale, un des 395 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin de Rives à la forme, le nôtre un des 45 hors commerce numérotés en chiffres romains, seuil tirage après 15 Japon ancien et 48 Japon. Ouvrage illustré de 6 eaux-fortes originales hors-texte ainsi que de nombreuses compositions originales in-texte d'Alexandre Iacovleff. Dos légèrement fendillé et comportant deux petites déchirures en tête et en pied ainsi qu'un infime manque en pied. Agréable état intérieur.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        Poèmes. Avec un portrait de Jarry d'après Picasso. (30 exempl.)

      'Tirés à trente exemplaires aux frais d'un amateur [= E. du Perron]', [1928]. Ingenaaid. (2), 62 p. Met portret. Gedrukt [door Breuer te Brussel] in een oplage van 30 ongenummerde exemplaren. 1e druk. Rug incompleet, voor- en achterzijde omslag los. Beetje roest.l Zeer zeldzame Jarry-uitgave, een privé-uitgave van E. du Perron. Minder vaak in de handel dan andere Du Perron-edities. Batten/ Stols 77. Storm 7.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        Industrie artistiche e botteghe Artigiane Bolognesi.

      Bologna edito a cura del Consiglio Provinciale dell'Economia di Bologna, 1928. In 4to grande (cm. 29); rilegatura originale in tela su disegno di Alfredo Baruffi eseguita nelle Officine di LUIGI Degli  Esposti di Bologna; pp.  58 + 14 nn. + LXXVI tavole. Dodici tavole illustrano le arti grafiche di Bologna con xilografie originali. Mobili, oggetti, ricami dell'artigianato bolognese. Due Tavole di bellissime Legature eseguite da Luigi Degli ESPOSTI  + 2 Tavole di legature di Carati Costa e dell'Istituto dei Salesiani. Edizione speciale di propaganda fuori commercio numerata a mano da 1 a 1000. Axs

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        The Death of Synge and Other Passages from an Old Diary

      Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1928. First edition, published by the poet's sister Elizabeth Corbet Yeats in an edition of only 400 copies. 35, [3] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original linen and boards. Fine in chipped glassine. First edition, published by the poet's sister Elizabeth Corbet Yeats in an edition of only 400 copies. 35, [3] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Wade 162; Miller 41

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        Veillées d'Ukraine. T. 1 - 2. Traduit du russe par M. Jarl-Priel, illustré par Henry Chapron

      Paris 1928 - 8o, XVI, 219, [3] pp; XIII, 216, [3] pp. Beautifully bound in orange and tawny morocco backed boards over decorative paper, top edges gild, in slipcases. Vol. 1 copy No. 2052, volume 2 without number but on the same Chesterfield paper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Yidishe dikhterins. Antologye.

      Chicago: L. M. Stein Publisher, 1928, Lxxxi, 390pp., dust-jacket badly chipped, very good blue cloth, some pages roughly cut open at edges, edition of 1550 - according to front colophone (text in Yiddish) TEXT IN YIDDISH. With small photos of many of the woman poets tipped in, as well as many other facsimiles. Anthology of poetry. - Discussed recently by Kathryn Hellerstein in her history of women poets in Yiddish. - INQUIRE FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS.

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        Egon und Emilie Kein Familiendrama von Christian Morgenstein... Opus 46. Klavier-Auszug. [Piano-vocal score]. With autograph annotations

      Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne [PN 32168], 1928. These two scores evidently provided the basis for the edition with English text published by Associated Music Publishers, Inc. recorded in OCLC with no definitive date ("1928-1956"), Edgar and Emily Not a Family Drama. An Austrian-born composer, Toch became a naturalized American in 1940. "His experiences in the [First World] war left a mark on him, and his first composition after it, the Ninth String Quartet op.26 (1919), signals a new stylistic direction. Where the prewar works, for all their originality, are audibly indebted to Brahms, the Ninth Quartet is more radical, employing an extended tonality and an uncompromising emphasis on the linear dimension. It and the works that followed earned Toch a prominent place in the musical avant garde... The two short operas Die Prinzessin auf der Erbse op.43 (1927) and Egon und Emilie op.46 (1928) were not only examples of contemporary Zeitoper but also way-stations in the composer's search for a libretto for a full-length opera." Anja Oechsler in Grove Music Online.. Folio. Original publisher's gray printed wrappers with device in dark orange to upper. [1] (recto title, verso cast and instrumentation lists), 3-[22] pp. music, 1f. (recto blank, verso publisher's advertisement). "Edition Schott Nr. 1419" to foot of upper wrapper; list of Toch's works to verso of lower wrapper, with "813" to lower left corner. Two copies (one marked "Master Copy" in turquoise pencil to upper wrapper), both with autograph corrections and annotations in red and lead pencil and textual additions in English in blue pencil to one copy and ink to the other, some in all likelihood in Toch's autograph. With an additional two pages of autograph manuscript notes in lead pencil detailing changes and incorporating autograph musical notation laid into the "Master Copy," with editor's annotations in red pencil. With two further pages of musical corrections in Toch's hand in lead pencil annotated in red pencil, possibly in another hand. With a 2-page typescript of the text in English translated by Paul Aron laid in. Wrappers worn and with ink stains and edge tears; partially detached. Slightly browned and chipped internally. In quite good condition overall.

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        Korol', Dama, Valet [King, Queen, Knave]

      Berlin: Slovo, 1928. First edition. Original wrappers. Fine. RARE FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS OF NABOKOV'S SECOND NOVEL. "Originally published in Russian in 1928 under the penname Sirin, King, Queen, Knave is the second novel by famed author Vladimir Nabokov.... Unlike his first novel, Mary (1926), which is autobiographical in theme and features mainly Russian characters, Nabokov's King, Queen, Knave tells the story of a German love triangle. The author's virtuosic use of the stock plot of a love triangle results in a highly comic narrative that departs significantly from his first novel, whose meditations on memory, loss, and the passage of time recall the work of the great French modernist Marcel Proust. As an early divergence from modernism, and as an inspired parody of genre fiction, King, Queen, Knave forecasts the great English-language novels of Nabokov's maturity: Lolita (1955), Pale Fire (1962), and Ada (1969)" (Encyclopedia of the World Novel). King, Queen, Knave was not translated into English until 1968, forty years after its Russian debut. Berlin: Slovo, 1928. Small octavo, original wrappers; custom box. A touch of browning to spine, but still a beautiful, fine copy. RARE.

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        The Dark Portal.

      1928. 1928 - Etching. 9 x 5.75 inches. Plate 92 in Fine Prints of the Year, 1928. Signed in pencil. Matted. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Archive of World War One letters and documents relating to a Polish immigrant's service in the 26th Infantry Division's 104th Infantry Regiment and his death at Belleau Woods on the first day of the Aisne-Marne Offensive

      Massachusetts and France, 1928. This grouping consists of 58 items: * Seven letters written by Kocienski while in France (two of the letters are written in Polish; one letter is damaged and incomplete), * One packet of 30 documents, letters, and notes related to his death and the payment of federal next-of-kin benefits (including Kocienski's official naturalization certificate, death notification, and letters written by his commander), * One packet of 15 documents, letters, and notes related to payment of Massachusetts next-of-kin benefits, * Four letters related to payment of War Risk Insurance benefits, and * Two miscellaneous letters, one regarding the publication of a Gold Star memorial book and the other regarding a reunion of the 104th Infantry Regiment. Kocienski, born in what is today Poland in 1896, immigrated to the United States in 1912 and settled in Haydensville, Massachusetts where he lived with first cousin, Mary Antowska. The cousins had been exceptionally close since early childhood and had always referred to each other as brother and sister. When Kocienski enlisted in Army in early 1917, he named Mary as his beneficiary for all family and insurance allotments. Kocienski, born in what is today Poland in 1896, immigrated to the United States in 1912 and settled in Haydensville, Massachusetts where he lived with first cousin, Mary Antowska. The cousins had been exceptionally close since early childhood and had always referred to each other as brother and sister. When Kocienski enlisted in Army in early 1917, he named Mary as his beneficiary for all family and insurance allotments. Kocienski's letters to Mary include descriptions of Army life in a combat unit and trench warfare: "We lost a few men but we slain about two hundred Germans and we taken number of prisoners and us taken a number of prisoners. . . . We have just came out of the trenches. I suppose you have heard about the good work our regiment is doing in the front line trenches. We have had some pretty hart times. . . When we are off duty we stay in dugouts . . . we have to be very careful of shells because they are very dangerous if they strik anywhere near you, you are out of luck. When we hear the report of the gun over in the German lines we can almost tell by the sound where the shell is going so we have quite a lot of time to jump for cover . . . if we happen to be out in the middle of a field . . . we just drop flat on our stomachs. . . . The hardest part [is] to stand on guard all night watching and listening. . . . Sometimes you hear a noise that sounds like a big German and pull you rifle up to shoot and the first thing you hear is the squek of a rat it makes your hair stand on end. . . . I thought I saw a lot of big rats in the U.S. but the rats up around the trenches are the biggest I have ever seen or heard of. They live in the dugouts too, and when you go to bed at night they have a fine time running up and down your legs and face." The 104th Infantry first saw combat in April of 1918, and the entire unit was awarded the French Croix de Guerre for exceptional bravery and courage. In July of 1918, the 26th Division relieved the 2nd Division at Belleau Wood, where the 104th was almost immediately shelled with heavy high explosives and drenched in mustard gas. On the 18th, the regiment helped lead the attack during the Second Battle of the Marne in the Aisne-Marne Offensive. Kocienski was severely wounded in the initial assault and evacuated for medical attention, however he could not later be found and was listed for months as missing in action. Eventually, Mary was notified that he was killed and buried in an American cemetery in France after which she began receiving allotments as his next-of-kin, until during an administrative review, the Veteran's Bureau (precursor of today's Veteran's Administration) discovered that she was Kocienski's cousin and not his sister. Using his naturalization certificate, the Bureau determined Mary was ineligible for any benefits and instead began paying them to Kocienski's father in Russia. Worse, the Bureau demanded that Mary return the thousands of dollars she had already received back to the U.S. Treasury. The packets of documents included in this archive provide fascinating insight into the grinding disdain and insensitivity of the federal bureaucracy as well as the dogged perseverance of her lawyers and her "brother's" former commanding officer to prevent this travesty. It is unknown if they were successful. A unique and compelling collection that documents an immigrant's ultimate sacrifice for his adopted country in World War One and the callous indifference of big government that followed.

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        KIRCHE VON GSTEIG

      - Oel auf Malplatte 61 x 82,5 cm, Mitte oben mit schwachen Greifspuren, Rahmen seitlich oben mit kleinerer Abblätterung, unten links signiert und datiert 1928 Attraktive Darstellung in schönem Licht. Der in Venezuela geborene und gestorbene deutsch-venezuelanische Maler hielt sich zu der Zeit in der Schweiz auf [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Jääpeili : runoja (Ice Mirror : Poetry)

      Otava, Helsingissä 1928 - Finnish language. Octavo 13 x 19 cm. Weight 80 gr. Wrappers, 65 [2] pp. The book is in Near Fine condition, without any visible defects, losses, remarks and stains. Slightly frayed cover corners and bottom edge of the cover, soft book-lenght vertical creaser on the front cover, back cover shows light soiling; internally perfect condition. Superior avant-garde constructivist cover design by Topi Vikstedt (1891-1930), the most prominent Finnish book illustrator in the 1920s. Aaro Hellaakoski (1893 –1952) was a Finnish poet whose work includes some of the earliest examples of modernism in Finnish literature. Present verse collection is considered as the forerunner and masterpiece of Finnish literary modernism. It is notable especially for its experimental typography, there are used different typefaces. The mixing of historical typographic styles can thus be interpreted as an acknowledgement that there is no present without the past and no modernity without a tradition. Besides visual experiments author's collection includes rhythmic experimentations. Traditional and brilliant use of rhyme as well as avant-garde and fairytale all mix in Hellaakoski's philosophical, existentional poetry. Both the symbolism-influenced, post-romantic, already automated poetic style of the beginning of the 20th century and the classicising current that developed in response to it, typographic experimentations, concrete poems, in which the visual form and linguistic meaning work together, are made the collection still standing the test of the time. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Schönheiten der Alpenstrassen - Les beautés des routes alpestres - Bellezze delle strade alpine - The beauties of the alpine roads. Eine Auswahl schweizerischer Grafik. Folgen 1-3 (cplt.) in 3 Bänden.

      Bern, Schweizerische Oberpostdirektion [1928- ]. - Folio. Mit insgesamt 29 Orig.-Lithographien, 3 Orig.-Holzschnitte und 5 Orig.-Radierungen. Lose in kart. Orig.-Mappen (Kapitale und Kanten etwas berieben). Alle 37 Originalgraphiken in Bleistift signiert und num. - Die Graphiken von H.B. Wieland, A.H. Pellegrini, Viktor Surbek, Giovanni Giacometti, Cuno Amiet, Max Böhlen, H. Howald, G. François, Edm. Bille, Ed. Vallet und P. Burckhardt. - Jede Mappe mit einleitenden Worten auf 3 S. von H. Federer, J. Knittel, F. Chiesa und Robert de Traz. - 1. Folge: Col du Pillon, Les Mosses, Gr. St. Bernhard, Val d'Anniviers, Val d'Hérens, Simplon. - 2. Folge: Grimsel, Furka, Gotthard. - 3. Folge: Klausen, S. Bernardino, Maloja. - Blattgrösse: 42 x 32cm. - Komplett mit 37 Graphiken selten! Lang de

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        Die Stahlkirche

      Furche-Kunstverlag, Berlin 1928 - Small Quarto. 29 (1)pp., 16 plates (4 in color). Original wraps design, black lettering on cover, orange on spine, protected in modern mylar. Protestant (Evangelical) Religious Architecture at the Pressa, Cologne 1928. Foreword by Otto Bartning, a known German architect and theoretician specialized in churches. Bartning was a member of the German Werkbund and collaborated with Gropius to conceptualize the idea and program of the Bauhaus. Though he did not participate in the founding of the Bauhaus, he taught at the architecture school in Weimar after the Bauhaus had moved to Dessau. His international break -through came with the construction of the glass and steel church on the exhibition grounds of the 1928 Pressa in Cologne, conceived as a construction set and serving as the exhibition pavilion for the German Protestant Church during the Pressa. It was seen as a architectural statement that showed the will of the church to adapt to modernity, not to speak of the placement of this church vis à vis the famous Cologne Dome. Due to the economic hardships of most German parishes, there were no takers for the church and it was given without charges to the Protestant parish in Essen.The book contains an essay by pastor Paul Girkon on the problems of Protestant church design in view of the Protestant doctrine and its solution in the design of the steel church, an expert opinion of the heating system of the church, and a contribution of the structural design of the church by the two Berlin engineers Kuhn and Schaim, including architectural plans. Illustrated with 16 striking photographs by H. Schmölz and J. Josuweck showing the construction, the exterior and interior of the church, 4 of them in color. Laid in a publisher's flyer of the publication by Girkon on glass painting as cult art. Text in German. Wraps with very light wear along edges, rubbed and sunned at top. Inked number on inside front cover. Some moderate foxing to some of the text pages and flyer. Wraps in overall good, text pages in good+ to very good, plates in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Canti Orfici ed altre Liriche. Opera completa con Prefazione di Bino Binazzi

      Vallecchi, 1928. Cm. 20, pp. 166. Brossura editoriale. Titoli in rosso e nero. Ottimo esemplare. Seconda edizione dei Canti Orfici, capolavoro poetico del Novecento italiano. Cfr. Gambetti-Vezzosi, Rarità bibliografiche del Novecento italiano, p. 161: "Edizione aumentata di cinque poesie apparse su periodici ... Edizione non comune e molto ricercata"..

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Apuleio]
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        Le grand silence blanc (Roman vécu d'Alaska)

      - Mornay, Paris 1928, 20x25cm, relié. - Prima edizione illustrata da Clarence Gagnon stampato 725 copie, la nostra una delle 650 su BFK Rives. In primo luogo la stampa del frontespizio, 32 illustrazioni a colori nel testo e molti cul-de-lampada, drop cappellini, cerchietti, adesivi e ornamenti Clarence Gagnon. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition illustrée par Clarence Gagnon imprimée à 725 exemplaires, le nôtre un des 650 sur B.F.K. de Rives. Reliure en plein cartonnage recouvert de papier à motifs décoratifs, dos lisse de box havane, date dorée en queue, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Premier tirage du frontispice, des 32 illustrations en couleurs dans le texte et des nombreux culs-de-lampe, lettrines, bandeaux, vignettes et ornements de Clarence Gagnon. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.

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        Royaume-farfelu

      - Nrf, Paris 1928, 18,5x24cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 23 copie numerate su Holland nostra non numerata, ma giustificato "copia su Holland" lunghezza della seconda edizione deluxe piatta dopo il 13 in Giappone. Bellissimo esemplare nonostante leggermente scoloriti come al solito. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 23 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, le nôtre non numéroté mais bien justifié "exemplaire sur Hollande" en pied du second plat, tirage de tête après 13 Japon. Bel exemplaire en dépit du dos très légèrement décoloré comme habituellement.

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        ORLANDO

      Hogarth Press, UK 1928 - FIRST EDITION & FIRST PRINTING - A semi-biographical novel based in part on the life of Woolf's intimate friend Vita Sackville-West, Orlando is generally considered one of Woolf's most accessible novels; basis for the movie, starring Tilda Swinton and Quentin Crisp. Dedicated to Vita Sackville-West - with a beautiful black and white image of her opposite the dedication to her. - CONDITION & DESCRIPTION: A beautiful facsimile dust-jacket accompanies this book. Produced from a first impression [1928] issue. It has the price of 9s. net to the spine as well as the "Wolf" colophon. - Orange cloth with gilt/gold lettering to the spine. Colour on spine has faded in comparison to the boards but the gold/gilt lettering is legible. Light scuffing and small tears to the cloth to top and bottom of the spine. The boards remain firmly attached to page block. All housed beneath the accompanying dustjacket. - Minimal browning and foxing to pages, but other than that; the pages are clean throughout. - There are 8 photographic images within and all are present. The story itself has 299 pages including the index at the rear of the book. Nice overall condition for such a rare and collectable book. - This work was described by Sackville-West's son Nigel Nicholson as: "the longest and most charming love-letter in literature." - END - Our orders are shipped within 1 or 2 business days. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Domestic Architecture in Rural France.

      New York: The Architectural Book Company, Paul Wenzel & Maurice Krakow, 1928. Folio, vii, 55 plates printed to recto only with captions, with one additional signed etching, and decorative title page. Quarter rust red cloth portfolio, pink paper boards with repeating design of title-page printed in black, and white cloth ties, text leaves and plates loose as issued. Backstrip somewhat frayed, corners bumped, title leaf has some small chips, minor foxing to outer margins, otherwise very good. First edition, with an original untitled etching signed in pencil by Samuel Chamberlain. Features sketches in lithograph, drypoint, pencil and wash, of small chateaux, farms, town houses, cottages, manoirs, windmills, gates, doorways, details, etc., from Burgundy, Auvergne, Provence, Normandy, Brittany and the Touraine.

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        Il Decamerone. Illustrato da Tito Lessi

      Fratelli Alinari (A. Francolini), 1928. In-4° (315x255mm), pp. (6), 670, (4), assai bella legatura editoriale in pieno cuoio marrone realizzata ad imitazione delle legature rinascimentali. Bordure ornamentali plurime impresse a freddo con giglio centrale, fiorellini, motivi decorativi losangati e rettangolari, etc. Dorso a falsi nervi con titolo in oro e ricchi fregi a secco. Sguardie marmorizzate. Numerosissimee illustrazioni n.t. e 101 tavv. in monocromia f.t. in fotocollografia dell'acquafortista fiorentino Tito Lessi (1858-1917). Perfetto stato. Tiratura di soli 150 esemplari su carta di gran lusso (n° 30). Probabilmente la più bella edizione novecentesca del capolavoro boccacciano.

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        Scarlet Sister Mary (First Edition)

      Bobbs-Merrill, New York 1928 - First Edition, in a later printing dust jacket. Jacket has a different design than that of the first printing, red with black titles and a yellow printed Pulitzer Prize Novel band. Winner of the 1929 Pulitzer Prize and Peterkin's most important book, with dialogue written in the Gullah dialect of South Carolina.Very Good plus in an unclipped second state Very Good plus dust jacket. Light fading to the spine and topstain, with owner name to the second blank. Jacket is lightly rubbed, with mild wear at the extremities. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1928 - First edition. With 61 illustrations. 314pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To Henry H. Blinkmann/ Amelia Earhart." Original crimson cloth. Spine slightly faded and worn With 61 illustrations. 314pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        TRIONFO DELLA MORTE

      FRATELLI TREVES, 1928. ITALIANO 0,59 Rilegatura in tutta tela verde con fioritura e tracce di umidità, gore di muffa all'interno, pagine leggermente brunite da fattore tempo, con lieve fioritura e con alcune macchie, forse di caffè, frontespizio con macchie e liso da usura USATO

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        JOHNNY FUNNY-BUNNY'S PICNIC PARTY

      Stoll and Edwards Co. Inc., New York, N.Y. 1928 - Cady, Harrison. JOHNNY FUNNY-BUNNY'S PICNIC PARTY story and pictures by Harrison Cady. New York, N.Y.: Stoll and Edwards Co. Inc., (1928). FIRST EDITION. 4to - 8-1/8" x 11". Red cloth backed color pictorial paper covered boards with one lightly bumped corner, but with no other discernible condition issues for what is a bright, clean, lovely copy of the book. Color pictorial endpapers. [20] pp., plus [2] pp. publisher's advertisements after text. The story of how Johnny Funny-Bunny's picnic with his family is spoiled by rain, insects, and other animals. Illustrated with seven full color and three black and white half page drawings, plus numerous black and white drawings within text. The condition of the book is FINE. Only one copy located on OCLC/WorldCat (University of Florida). RARE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chinesische Miniaturen. Erste Folge: Aus dem Leben einer chinesischen Dame.

      Wien, Leipzig, Verlagsabt. der Hermes-Druckerei Urban, 1928. - Hrsg. von Dr. R. Payer-Thurn. Folio. Titel, 2 Bl. Text, |12 farbige Drucke| unter Passepartout. Eingelegt in die Orig.-HLeinenmappe mit Titel und Vignette. (= Erste Veröffentlichung aus den Schätzen der Familien-Fideikomiss-Bibliothek des ehem. Kaisers von Österreich). "Wir sind gezwungen, die vorliegenden Blätter als Bilder von Halbweltdamen anzusehen, denn sie zeigen ganz ungeniert, ja ziemlich kokett ihre kleinen Ziegenfüßchen. Bei näherer Betrachtung wird sich noch mancher Zug ergeben, der diese Beurteilung zu bestätigen scheint." (Vorwort). Mappe berieben, Rücken angerissen. Die Tafeln in frischem Zustand und Kolorit.

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        Edifices de Rome moderne volume primo, Palais et Maisons

      LONDRA: John Tiranti & C. Architectural Pulishers, 1928. Rilegato. BUONO. 26 37,9. The scopas series USATO

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        BIBLIA/ Det er den gantske Hellige Scrifft, vdsæt paa Danske. Prentit i Kiøbenhaffn, af Ludowich Dietz 1550. Facsimile-Udgave af den første danske Bibel 1550.

      Udgivet af Det danske Sprog- og Litteraturselskab. Kbhvn. 1928. Titel trykt i rødt og sort. Folio. Indbundet i smukt orig. helskind af ufarvet niger med blindtrykt dekoration og spænder i 16. årh. stil. Bind med lette brugsspor. * Med dedikation fra udgiven Einar Munksgaard. Den smukke facsimileudgave af Christian III's bibel, den første helbibel på dansk. Facsimile edition of the first Danish folio Bible.

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        [Manuscript letter describing the miraculous survival of a storm at sea during the South African Spiritualist Tour of 1928].

      1st November 1928.. ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER WRITTEN BY SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE'S SECOND WIFE. Written in black ink over both sides of two sheets of headed note paper from the R.M.S. Windsor Castle, Union-Castle Line. With the original envelope addressed to a Mrs. Hewitt of London, SW7. Stamp and postmarks from South Africa, dated 12th November 1928. Envelope torn open, as expected; lightly browned with a few marks. Letter is near-fine. Jean Leckie, Mrs. Doyle since 1907, here writes to a friend in London from aboard ship as she travels with her husband to South Africa, where they embarked on a Spiritualist lecture tour. As is clear from the letter, their mission was very much to convert as many people as possible to their religion - an endeavour in which they seem to have been reasonably successful, even at sea. She begins her letter by reporting a 'fearful storm', in which, 'had the ship rolled 2 degrees more, she must have gone over, and not a soul would have survived.'

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Poèmes. Avec un portrait de Jarry d'après Picasso. (30 exempl.)

      'Tirés à trente exemplaires aux frais d'un amateur [= E. du Perron]', [1928]. Ingenaaid. (2), 62 p. Met portret. Gedrukt [door Breuer te Brussel] in een oplage van 30 ongenummerde exemplaren. 1e druk. Rug incompleet, voor- en achterzijde omslag los. Beetje roest.l Zeer zeldzame Jarry-uitgave, een privé-uitgave van E. du Perron. Minder vaak op de markt dan andere Du Perron-edities. Batten/ Stols 77. Storm 7.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        The Black Cap: New Stories of Murder & Mystery

      Hutchinson, London 1928 - Some slight fading along cover edges, offsetting on endpapers, and some scattered spotting on page edges otherwise very good in dust jacket with closed tear at base of spine and attendant internal tape mends that have been removed, and a small stain on front panel. Contains the first publication of stories by Sir J.M. Barrie, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, W. Somerset Maugham, Barry Pain, W.B. Maxwell, Hugh Walpole, D.H. Lawrence, Edgar Wallace, Elizabeth Bowen, Arthur Machen, L.P. Hartley, Oliver Onions, Shane Leslie, and Lady Cynthia Asquith. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Mordida Books]
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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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        SWITCH ON THE LIGHT (NOT AT NIGHT SERIES)

      London: Selwyn & Blount (1928) Ltd., [1931]. First edition. Some white stains to front board from damp stain, otherwise a nearly fine copy in a very good to nearly fine 2/- dust jacket with damp stain to spine panel and rear panel, also to front panel but mainly visible to verso, some slight edge rubbing. Still an attractive copy. (19937). Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-256 [note: first leaf is a blank used as front paste-down], true endpapers at rear, original red boards, front and spine panels stamped in black. Sixth volume in the important "Not At Night" anthology series. Collect fifteen stories including the first book publication of the The Rats in the Walls by H.P. Lovecraft and The Curse of Yig by Zealia Bishop (with anonymous collaboration of H. P. Lovecraft). Also fiction by Zealia Brown Reed (Zealia Bishop), Richard Stone, Jack Bradley, N. J. O'Neail, Oscar Cook, J. Dyott Matthews, Frank Belknap Long, August Derleth and Marc Schorer, J.S. Whitaker, H.P. Lovecraft, J. Joseph Renaud, Amelia Reynolds Long, Flavia Richardson (pseudonym of C.C. Thomson), Edmond Hamilton, and R.F. Broad. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-195. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1592. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-305. Bleiler (1978), p. 193. Reginald 14089.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Transition. Neue Folge. Nummern 2, 3, 5 und 6 (von 6).

      8. 152 S., 3 Bl. 151 S., 5 Bl. 128 S., 6 Bl., 150 S., 1 Bl., illustr. Orig.-Broschuren, original printed wrappers. - Hervorragende in Paris ab 1928 publizierte englischsprachige Zeitung der internationalen künstlerischen und literarischen Avantgarde. In Transition erschien als Erstdruck in Fortsetzung das letzte Werk von James Joyce (Finnegans Wake). Die Umschläge stammten von Picasso, Schwitters, Duchamp, Klee, Braque, Matisse, etc. - Hier vorliegend 4 (von insgesamt 6) Nummern der "neuen Folge" (= Fortsetzung und Schluß der Zeitschrift), hg. von Georges Duthuit (Advisory-Editors: Georges Bataille, Rene Char, Douglas Cooper, Max-Pol Fouchet, Stuart Gilbert, Eugene Jolas, Jean-Paul Satre, Jean Wahl, David McDowell. Mit Beiträgen u.a. von: Apollinaire, Breton, Fouchet, Sartre, Artaud, Beckett, Tristan Tzara, Picasso, Eluard, Picabia, etc. Bollinger III, 230/231. Einband von Nr. und Nr. 3. Seiten von Nr. 3 an der Unterkante etwas fleckig. Insgesamt papierbedingt etwas nachgebräunt. Sonst schöne Exemplare. Slight browning and stained (Nr. 2 and 6).

      [Bookseller: erlesenes Antiquariat und Buchhandlung]
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        When Its Cocktail Time in Cuba

      1928 -

      [Bookseller: The Cary Collection]
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        Propaganda

      New York: Horace Liveright Inc, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition, first printing. Good. Cloth is rubbed at edges, heaviest at spine ends and corners; rear cover cloth mottled, dinged at edge; scuff to front cover and rubbing to gilt stamping with spine stamping illegible. Pages are toned and foxed throughout, with pencil notations to prelim and one blank terminal page; evidence of erased pencil to early pages of text. Lacking the jacket, though clipped remnants are tipped in and laid in at the rear end sheet. Not the nicest copy, though still very uncommon in the first printing.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Children And Fools

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1928 - Original Publisher's black cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt to the front panel and spine. 8vo. [viii], 264, [265 -266 ads & colophon], 2 blank pp. Top edge stained dark brown. Fore-edge and bottom edge rough cut. In a complete and very attractive example of the very elusive dust jacket which has received some minor restoration - white background only. Jacket designed by Frank McIntosh. Minor soiling. Translated from the German by Herman George Scheffauer. Contains nine stories written by Thomas Mann between 1898 and 1926. Near Fine / Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books - ABAA, ILAB]
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        HELLDORADO, BRINGING THE LAW TO MESQUITE

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1928. Dust jacket missing a 2' x 1 1/2" piece bottom of front panel. See photo. INSCRIBED, SIGNED AND DATED NOV. 26, 1928 on front free endpaper. A crisp and clean copy throughout. Sixteen full-page illustrations. Chapters on early days in Wisconsin, railroads, Arizona, Tombstone and Wyatt Earp, feud between the Earps and the Cowboys, Geronimo, ranching, and a lot more. This volume is rarely seen signed by the author and in a dust jacket. See Howes B-739, Six-guns 262, Herd 315. 256pp. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Brown Cloth. Almost No Wear/Chipped Dust Jacket. Large Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books]
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        Au pays des maisons Dieu. Trois hôpitaux Lillois Comtesse, Saint Sauveur, Ganthois. Vingt-trois eaux-fortes d'Omer Bouchery. Texte de F. Beaucamp. Chez Émile Raoust. Lille. 1928.

      - 1 volume petit in-4° en feuilles sous couverture rempliée illustrée (eau-forte), chemise toilée (vignette contrecollée sur le dos avec dessin d'Omer Bouchery) et étui, ex-libris contrecollé sur le plat de la chemise, 45 p. + en tout 23 eaux-fortes dont l'eau-forte de la couverture. prospectus de l'édition in fine. Tirage unique à 125 exemplaires. Ici un des 25 exemplaires sur Japon Impérial contenant deux états de toutes les eaux-fortes. Premier état en pointe sèche, épreuve en noir terminée et une aquarelle originale en couleurs signée de l'illustrateur. Exemplaire numéro 27 signé par Omer Bouchery sous la justification. Toutes les épreuves en noir terminée sont signées et justifiées par l'illustrateur. Très bel état. Carteret IV, 68. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Mesnard - Comptoir du Livre Ancien]
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