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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]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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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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        [Photo Album]: Hawaii

      Hawaii, 1928. Very Good. Oblong octavo. Decorative paper boards measuring 7" x 10". Contains 97 sepia toned photographs measuring between 2" x 2.75" and 6" x 10" and affixed to stiff gray paper with captions. Additionally laid in are newspaper clippings and a Hawaii photogram booklet. Very good album with creasing and tears with mostly near fine photographs with some edgewear.A photo album kept while on a cruise to Hawaii in February of 1928 on the S.S. President Garfield. The album begins on board with the travelers sunbathing and having a good time on the sea along with shots of the boat itself. They arrived in Honolulu in March of that year, a picture of their arrival shows them throwing streamers from the deck. The travelers took trips to the Dole pineapple farm, went on a boat trip past the Leper Colony Kalaupapa, although they didn't disembark, and watched the sunset over Maui. A section of photos depicts a visit to the Hilo Boys Industrial School in Waialee, a reform school for boys consisting of roughly 100 Hawaiian boys convicted of assaulting their guardians. The photos mostly show the school grounds and complex with one photo showing the boys on the Hilo pier. There are also photographs of a flag raising at the Royal School, a boarding school for the royal children of Hawaii. There are photographs of a visit to Manana Island, referred to as Rabbit Island because at a distance it looks like a rabbit's head, and other images of beach frolicking near Kailua Bay. A small selection of larger prints shows the rock faces and cliffs of the Hawaiian coast. The entirety of the trip lasted just over a month with the company boarding a ship bound for the continental U.S. at the end of March.An interesting accumulation of the tourist attractions and local sites of Hawaii in the late 1920s.

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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.'

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        Die Stahlkirche

      Berlin: Furche-Kunstverlag, 1928. First edition. Softcover. g to vg. 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.

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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.

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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]

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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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        Chinese Tomb Figures. A Study in the Beliefs and Folklore of Ancient China

      Edward Goldston, London 1928 - Folio (13 1/4 x 10 1/4"). XII, 105, [1]pp (Text), 114 leaves (Plates). Black cloth, with gold lettering to spine and front cover. Splendidly illustrated with 114 photogravure plates depicting figures found in tombs dating from the Han to the T'ang periods, this remarkable work brings together much that has been written on Chinese religious beliefs and social traditions as manifested in ancient funerary rites. Moreover, it explains why objects buried with the dead may be regarded as faithful clues to the material culture of the living. Binding with light rubbing, bumping, creasing and/or closed tears to extremities. Some wear to the head and tail of the spine. Scratches to the back cover. Sporadic minor smudges to the margins of a few pages. Starting at the top of the half-title and at the index at the end of the text pages. Book block tight overall. Binding in good+ to very good-, interior in very good+ condition overall. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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        Propaganda

      Horace Liveright Inc. 1928 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [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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        The House at Pooh Corner

      New York: E. P. Dutton, 1928. First American edition, number 114 of 250 copies on large paper, signed by the author and artist, with the limitation page a cancel. Illustrated by Ernest Shepard. 178, [1] pp. 8vo. Original yellow illustrated boards, green cloth spine with printed label, green endpapers, original glassine jacket; untrimmed and unopened. In original illustrated box. A fine copy. Shepard, Ernest. First American edition, number 114 of 250 copies on large paper, signed by the author and artist, with the limitation page a cancel. Illustrated by Ernest Shepard. 178, [1] pp. 8vo. Signed by Milne and Shepard.

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        Lady in pink lingerie.

      San Francisco, ca. 1960s.(). Oil on board. 20.5 x 16.5 inches. John Payne (1928-2000) was represented by San Francisco's Maxwell Galleries in the 1950s.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        La Gravure sur Bois Moderne de l'Occident.

      Paris: Dorbon Ainé, 1928.(). 27.5 x 20.5 cm. 330 pp. Sewn, original wraps. (a bit soiled), printed in 1000 copies. Illustrated with 239 woodcuts of which 177 from the original blocks.

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        Les Idees Nouvelles de la Mode et de Arts No. 10â€"1928

      Paris: Les Idees, 1928 - Nouvelles de la Mode et de Arts was one of several fashion journals published in Paris. Les Idees is advertised as “Tres Parisian, la plus belle publication de mode du monde,” very Parisian, the most beautiful fashion publication of the world, the official organ of friends of French fashion. It was published from 1922 to 1932 at the height of French fashion, epitomizing modernity, craftsmanship, and specifically Art Deco which originated in France at the time of the International Exhibition held in Paris. This is an oversize portfolio (13 in. x 10 in.)â€"a medium weight paper cover, itself covered in a Chinese tissue paper, with two attached leaves (four pages) of introductory text by Francoise Marcignac, with two hand-painted illustrations in watercolor; within the covers are 14 loose fashion plates (nos. 9 and 10 of the original 16 are missing). The plates are hand-painted watercolors on the tissue-like paper and are attached to the top edge of a medium weight paper backing. Apparently, the designers supplied outlines and Jourmard did the painting (or Jourmard viewed the fashions and drew the sketches, and someone else painted them, or?). The fashions (day dresses, suits, sportier wear, evening wear, coats, accessories) are stunning and the colors are glorious. Designers represented in this issue are Lucien Lelong, Louise Boulanger, Cheruit, Bernard et C’, Jean Patou, Philippe et Gaston, Marthe, Jenny, Weil, Jancolsi, and Cyber. All of the plates are in excellent condition. The upper right corners of the pages are slightly bent but only the first three have a small crease. There is a little wear and crinkling to the tissue on the covers. A short strip of silk ribbon, half of a tie with which to secure the portfolio, is attached to the back cover, Published in French

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        STORIA DEI PITTORI ITALIANI DELL'OTTOCENTO.

      Milano, L'Esame, 1928. In-4, 2 voll., p. pelle edit., tagli super. dorati. Questo fondamentale studio sull'Ottocento italiano è cosi' suddiviso: Vol. I "Introduzione generale. Neoclassici. La Nuova Scuola Lombarda. Pittori Veneti - Piemontesi - Liguri - Emiliani": pp. 659, con 21 tavv. a colori f.t. e 333 ill. in b.n. (a piena pag.) nel t. - Vol. II "La Nuova Scuola Toscana. Pittori dell'Italia Centrale. La Nuova Scuola Napoletana", pp. 630, con 18 tavv. a colori f.t. e 308 ill. in b.n. (a piena pag.) nel t. Importante ediz. d'arte in tiratura di 1000 copie numerate. Esemplare in ottimo stato.

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        The Complete Novels.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1928 - Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and extra decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First one-volume edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Les Pastorales de Longus. Daphnis et Chloé.

      Paris, chez l'artiste 1928 - Traduction d'Amyot. Revue et complétée par Paul-Louis Courier. Illustrée de 23 gravures originales en noir et en couleurs par Henri Le Riche. Il a été tiré de la présente édition 210 exemplaires, tous portent la signature autographe de l'artiste. Celui-ci (N°48) exemplaire imprimé pour Monsieur Eugène Brizon, un des quarante sur JAPON nacré. Enrichi : d'une SUITE (avec remarques) des 23 illustrations, sur JAPON nacré, en noir (dont 4 monochrome magenta), d'un dessin original de Henri Le Riche signée et d'une planche refusée. Complet & Contrôlé. Paris, chez l'artiste - 1928 - 155 pages. Ex libris de la bibliothèque de Joseph Eugène Brizon. Reliure signée E. Buer, plein maroquin lie de vin. Dos lisse orné du titre doré, et de bandes de maroquin de couleur avec un rappel sur les plats. Les 2 Plats sont illustrés de décors mosaïqués. Filet doré sur les coupes et les chasses. Large débordement de maroquin sur les contreplats, orné de filets dorés et de petites pièces de maroquin couleur. Gardes de soie imprimée. Tête dorée sur témoins, non rogné. Couverture et dos conservés. Chemise aux dos et bandes de maroquin, intérieur velours. L'étui semble de réemploi. Très bon état, pour ce superbe exemplaire. Format in-4°(34x26). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Délivrance de Thésée. Opéra minute en six scènes [Op. 99] à Monsieur Hertzka [libretto by] Henri Hoppenot. Autograph musical manuscript of the complete work in piano-vocal score. Signed and dated by the composer on the final page "l'Enclos August 18, 1927." The Stichvorlage for the editin published by Universal in 1928

      - Folio (348 x 268 mm.). Unbound. Music notated in ink on 16-stave music paper, text in pencil.[i] (autograph title with additional editorial notations in pencil and ink in German), [ii] (autograph note in Milhaud's hand on the setting and cast, [1]-14 pp. With French text in Milhaud's hand, German translation below in ink in another hand, with a note to title in the same hand stating that the German text is by R.S. Hoffmann. Housed in a custom-made maroon simulated leather box with dark red silk lining. With numerous editorial markings and occasional corrections in red, blue, and lead pencil including notes to the engraver on title. Small publisher's handstamp to title and first page of music. Slightly worn and soiled; outer bifolium frayed and torn at spine with some minor paper loss. Together withMilhaud, Darius. La Déliverance de Thésée Opéra minute en six scénes Der befreite Theseus Opéra minute in sechs Szenen. Paroles de Text von Henri Hoppenot Ins Deutsche übertragen von Karlheinz Gutheim und Wilhelm Reinking 1927 Partitino pour chant et Piano Klavierauszug mit Gesang. Wien: Universal Edition A.G. Copyright 1928. New German version copyright 1953 by Universal Edition A.G., Wien. Octavo. Orignal publisher's gray-blue wrappers with titling within decorative border. 1f. (recto title, verso cast list and instrumentation), 3-23, [i] (blank) pp. First performed in Wiesbaden in April 1927 under Rosenstock, the third part of a trilogy which included L'Enlèvement d'Europe and L'Abandon d'Ariadne. Beck pp. 76-77. Milhaud wrote these three short operas at the behest of Paul Hindemith who organized a number of concerts of contemporary music under the patronage of the Prince of Fürstenberg between 1922 and 1932. The operas were performed in Wiesbaden and Budapest and Milhaud made a recording on a single record of the three for Columbia Records. Milhaud: Notes Without Music, pp. 205-205. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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        Blèche

      First edition, one of 109 numbered copies on Lafuma Navarre and re-imposed in Tellière quarto format, tirage de tête.Slighlty sunned to foot of spine, a good copy. Nrf Paris 1928 17x22cm broché

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        Dirizhabl' iz volnistoi stali [The Airship of Corrugated Steel]

      self-published, Kaluga 1928 - Octavo (26 × 17.9 cm). Original printed wrappers; 17 pp. Illustrations. Owner inscription of Nikolai A. Varvarov; about very good. Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (also Tsiolkovskii, Ciolkowski, or Ziolkowski; 1857-1935), the Russian aviation and astronautics pioneer, was one of the founding fathers of rocket science and an important inspiration to the Soviet space program, who also furthered Western research in the field. He was largely an autodidact who operated a small aerodynamics laboratory in his own apartment in provincial Kaluga; his early works were published by himself in small numbers and without outside funding and are today very scarce. Although he is now considered a major pioneer in his field, Tsiolkovsky failed to be acknowledged for his achievements for most of his career, gaining some recognition only in the early 1930s. His work is especially interesting insofar as it is not only scientifically motivated, but closely connected to the Russian cultural and philosophical movement of Cosmism. This pamphlet presents in full the basic design and instructionsn for Tsiolkovsky's proposed airship, to be made of corrugated sheet metal and pressurized with gas. Our copy stems from the personal collection of Nikolai A. Varvarov, the head of the astronautics section of the Russian civil defense organization in the 1950s, and an author of popular works on space flight (with his signature to the front wrapper). Scarce, with KVK and OCLC showing copies only at Michigan and ETH Zurich. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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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.

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        Wirtschaftsprognose. Eine Untersuchungen ihrer Voraussetzungen und Moeglichkeiten. Wien, J. Springer

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

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        Photo Album]: Hawaii

      Hawaii 1928 - Oblong octavo. Decorative paper boards measuring 7" x 10". Contains 97 sepia toned photographs measuring between 2" x 2.75" and 6" x 10" and affixed to stiff gray paper with captions. Additionally laid in are newspaper clippings and a Hawaii photogram booklet. Very good album with creasing and tears with mostly near fine photographs with some edgewear.A photo album kept while on a cruise to Hawaii in February of 1928 on the S.S. President Garfield. The album begins on board with the travelers sunbathing and having a good time on the sea along with shots of the boat itself. They arrived in Honolulu in March of that year, a picture of their arrival shows them throwing streamers from the deck. The travelers took trips to the Dole pineapple farm, went on a boat trip past the Leper Colony Kalaupapa, although they didn't disembark, and watched the sunset over Maui. A section of photos depicts a visit to the Hilo Boys Industrial School in Waialee, a reform school for boys consisting of roughly 100 Hawaiian boys convicted of assaulting their guardians. The photos mostly show the school grounds and complex with one photo showing the boys on the Hilo pier. There are also photographs of a flag raising at the Royal School, a boarding school for the royal children of Hawaii. There are photographs of a visit to Manana Island, referred to as Rabbit Island because at a distance it looks like a rabbit's head, and other images of beach frolicking near Kailua Bay. A small selection of larger prints shows the rock faces and cliffs of the Hawaiian coast. The entirety of the trip lasted just over a month with the company boarding a ship bound for the continental U.S. at the end of March.An interesting accumulation of the tourist attractions and local sites of Hawaii in the late 1920s.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        [Photo Album]: Hawaii

      Hawaii, 1928. Very Good. Oblong octavo. Decorative paper boards measuring 7" x 10". Contains 97 sepia toned photographs measuring between 2" x 2.75" and 6" x 10" and affixed to stiff gray paper with captions. Additionally laid in are newspaper clippings and a Hawaii photogram booklet. Very good album with creasing and tears with mostly near fine photographs with some edgewear.A photo album kept while on a cruise to Hawaii in February of 1928 on the S.S. President Garfield. The album begins on board with the travelers sunbathing and having a good time on the sea along with shots of the boat itself. They arrived in Honolulu in March of that year, a picture of their arrival shows them throwing streamers from the deck. The travelers took trips to the Dole pineapple farm, went on a boat trip past the Leper Colony Kalaupapa, although they didn't disembark, and watched the sunset over Maui. A section of photos depicts a visit to the Hilo Boys Industrial School in Waialee, a reform school for boys consisting of roughly 100 Hawaiian boys convicted of assaulting their guardians. The photos mostly show the school grounds and complex with one photo showing the boys on the Hilo pier. There are also photographs of a flag raising at the Royal School, a boarding school for the royal children of Hawaii. There are photographs of a visit to Manana Island, referred to as Rabbit Island because at a distance it looks like a rabbit's head, and other images of beach frolicking near Kailua Bay. A small selection of larger prints shows the rock faces and cliffs of the Hawaiian coast. The entirety of the trip lasted just over a month with the company boarding a ship bound for the continental U.S. at the end of March.An interesting accumulation of the tourist attractions and local sites of Hawaii in the late 1920s.

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        L'ORAZIONE IN DIFESA DI GNEO PLANCIO CON L'ARGOMENTO DELLO SCOLIASTE DI BOBBIO

      VECCHIONI, AQUILA 1928 - COLLEZIONE CLASSICI LATINI E GRECI ITALIANO N.4 della collana, traduzione del prof.Giuseppe Favaloro, pagine brunite attorno ai testi da fattore tempo e qualità della carta, con bordi non allineati e non rifilati, brossura editoriale morbida, con titoli neri, brunita al dorso ed ai bordi, con piccoli strappetti ed usura da scaffalatura

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        Orlando. A Biography

      Crosby Gaige, New York 1928 - Limited first edition, no. 224 of 861 copies on rag paper, signed by the author. Frontispiece and 7 plates. [iv], 336 pp. 8vo. Signed by Woolf. A superb copy in the scarce glassine jacket, signed by Woolf in purple ink on the verso of the half-title. Woolf's singular feminist masterwork was written as "a tribute to [Vita] Sackville-West in the form of a parodic biography of a four-hundred-year old character, who starts out as a young aristocratic man in the Elizabethan age, changes from male to female in the course of the seventeenth century, and winds up as a modern woman driving a motor car in the 'present moment' ? Satirizing both the history of literature and the history of sexuality, Woolf playfully suggests both might be a matter of style" (Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature, p. 277). Kirkpatrick A11 original glassine dust-jacket. A fine, largely unopened copy. Housed in a custom quarter morocco box Frontispiece and 7 plates. [iv], 336 pp. 8vo Limited first edition, no. 224 of 861 copies on rag paper, signed by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        U. S. A. - 1927. Album de photographies lyriques.

      - Paris. Pour la collection de "Plaisir de bibliophile". 1928. 1 volume in-12, broché, dos légèrement passé. Edition originale, imprimée dans le sens de la hauteur. Illustré de 18 ornementations de Pierre Legrain, dont c'est la seul livre illustré, et qui est surtout connu comme relieur. Ces ornements, en beige et noir, contiennent les titres des poèmes. 1 des 650 exemplaires numérotés sur papier vélin. Talvart et Place XXI, 97. Monod, 8458. Livres [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Pierre PREVOST]
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        The Gangs of New York

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Near fine in rare dust jacket. Light wear at edges, bumping to corners. Jacket verso has clear masking tape layer, slightly trimmed front flap, presents very well, though. No fading to spine panel, just a bit of light chipping and rubbing at edges and a few light nicks, price intact ($4.00). Scarce thus.

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