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        Spanish Lady wearing a wide brimmed Hat

      San Francisco: Circa 1970s. Oil on canvas panel. Signed on the verso by Frances Payne as by John Payne, her brother. 20 x 16 inches. Unframed. John J. Payne (1928-1999)was a San Francisco based artist. He studied with Lorser Feitelson at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. Payne painted in a naif and hard edge style. He exhibited in the Tillman Place Gallery and the Maxwell Gallery in the 1950s and 1960s. The artist's sister, Frances Payne, PhD, numbered each of the artist's works. This is Work no. 299

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Plays Volume Vi

      Charles Scribners Sons 1928 - VERY-GOOD HARDBACK. GREEN CLOTH ON BOARDS SHOWING LITTLE SIGN OF AGE WITH STAMPED LEATHER TEXTURE AND GILT LETTERING. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Early Republic Books]
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        La Place du Tertre".

      1928 - Aquarelle, signée et datée en bas à gauche, 27 février 1928, 31 x 48 cm., encadrée. René ZIMMERMANN (1904-1991), artiste de l'Ecole de Paris, présente la Place du Tertre un matin de février animée de quelques passants et d'une colonne Morris. Une librairie à l'enseigne "Au Singe qui lit" étalle quelques livres sur des trétaux qui attirent les badauds. Une brume matinale enveloppe la Place du Tertre d'une atmosphère que René Zimmermann rend parfaitement à l'aquarelle. L'artiste est un témoin de la vie parisienne et particulièrement de Montmartre. Ses oeuvres sont exposées à la Galerie du Cercle, 23 rue de Penthièvre, 75008 à Paris. Il illustre aussi quelques beaux livres: avec Georges Huysmans, "Là bas", avec Léo Larguier, "Paris et sa police", . Très petits accrocs au cadre. Oeuvre originale

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chretien]
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        [Scrapbook]: Penn State: Alpha Gamma Rho

      State College, Pennsylvania. 1928. Oblong folio. Measuring 11" x 14". String-tied brown suede over paper boards with a Penn State emblem on the front board. Contains ephemera and 200 sepia toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1.75" x 2" and 7" x 9.5", some with captions. Very good album with worn edges and some small tears with near fine photographs.A scrapbook kept by Ray O. Freudenberger while he was beginning his college education at Penn State University in 1928. During his time at the university he was a part of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity as well as involved in numerous sports teams and clubs. The album begins with a large photograph of the original fraternity house (which was destroyed by fire in 1966, and rebuilt in 1968). This is followed by another large photo showing a group of fraternity men and their dates posed on the steps of the house. The following pages are full of autographs and messages from his fraternity brothers and other classmates which say things like, "My old pal! Let's roll a few games," and "O really do remember from one house party to another." The photographs show school events; track meets and football games, as well as dances and classroom photos. One section shows an R.O.T.C. group at attention in full uniform with blimps flying overhead. Freudenberger photographed the campus in various seasons including a large section of the campus in the winter of 1928. There are also photos of a University building during construction. Many of the photos show Freudenberger and his fraternity brothers around campus, at their house, and with dates before dances.Freudenberger was interested in the University's sports programs. He participated in some, and was also the manager of the men's basketball team. One section shows clippings of the football team and their schedule for the year of 1928. Additionally there are photographs and clippings from the boxing, track, rugby, and wrestling teams. The Alpha Gamma Rho house is shown in large photos featuring the interior and exterior, the lounge with fireplace, dining area, and formal living room. The final pages of the album are full of ticket stubs, programs, letters, and dance cards from his freshman year at Penn State. These include the winter sports schedules, a card announcing his admission to the freshman class, and Christmas cards from friends.Our research indicated he was living in the Pittsburgh area in 1941 and worked as an electric line engineer. An extensive look at the freshman year of a young man at Penn State University in 1928 with heavy emphasis on sports. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Heroycall epistles of the learned poet Publius Ovidius Naso / translated into English verse by George Turbervile ; with ten full-page illustrations by Hester Sainsbury ; edited with an introduction and glossary by Frederick Boas

      London : Cresset Press, 1928. First Edition. Finely bound in contemporary half aniline calf over fine-ribbed cloth boards. An exceptional example in the classic Cresset press design with printing at the Curwen Press. Scans on request.; 8vo 8 - 9 tall; 349 pages; Physical description; xxiv, 349 p, [10] plates. : ill ; 30 cm. Notes; Of this edition 375 copies have been printed on special mould-made paper, of which 350 are for sale, numbered 1-350, and 30 copies on hand-made paper, numbered I-XXX. This copy is number 83. -- Prelim. leaf. Includes index. Subjects; Greek poetry - Translations into English. Other names; Turberville, George (1540?-1610?) [translator]. Boas, Frederick S. (Frederick Samuel) 1862-1957. Sainsbury, Hester [illustrator]. Cresset Press.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        [Lagerlöf] Fotografi föreställande Selma Lagerlöf.

      Signerat "Flodin, 28". 23 x 16,5 cm. Inramat och i passepartout. Med Selma Lagerlöfs signerade dedikation till "John Forsell med tack för 20 november 1928" i nedre högra hörnet.. På sin 70-årsdag den 20 november 1928 förärades Selma Lagerlöf en festföreställning av "Kavaljererna på Ekeby" på Operan i Stockholm, där John Forsell var chef och höll ett hyllningstal före föreställningen. Ferdinand Flodin (1863-1935) var en av tidens mer framstående porträttfotografer

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        The Heroycall epistles of the learned poet Publius Ovidius Naso / translated into English verse by George Turbervile ; with ten full-page illustrations by Hester Sainsbury ; edited with an introduction and glossary by Frederick Boas

      London : Cresset Press 1928 - Finely bound in contemporary half aniline calf over fine-ribbed cloth boards. An exceptional example in the classic Cresset press design with printing at the Curwen Press. Scans on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 349 pages; Physical description; xxiv, 349 p, [10] plates. : ill ; 30 cm. Notes; "Of this edition 375 copies have been printed on special mould-made paper, of which 350 are for sale, numbered 1-350, and 30 copies on hand-made paper, numbered I-XXX. This copy is number 83". -- Prelim. leaf. Includes index. Subjects; Greek poetry - Translations into English. Other names; Turberville, George (1540?-1610?) [translator]. Boas, Frederick S. (Frederick Samuel) 1862-1957. Sainsbury, Hester [illustrator]. Cresset Press. 2 Kg. 349 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Decline and Fall

      London - Chapman and Hall Ltd., 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A first edition of thecomic novelDecline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh. An illustrated novelette. Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh (28 October 1903 10 April 1966), known as Evelyn Waugh, was an English writer of novels, biographies, and travel books; and also was a prolific journalist and reviewer. His best-known works include the early satires Decline and Fall (1928) and A Handful of Dust (1934), the novel Brideshead Revisited (1945), and the Second World War trilogy Sword of Honour (195261). Condition: In a red and black patterned cloth binding. Externally, a trifle rubbed. Backstrip is chipped and lifting. Spine is cocked. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are lightly foxed throughout. There is a bookseller's label to the front pastedown. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Eigenhänd. Brief mit Unterschrift und Namensstampiglie, 1/2 Seite, kl-4, Berlin, 21. 4. 1928.

      - An Heinrich Meng. ". Besten Dank für die Aufforderung meinen Namen unter jenes Schriftstück setzen zu dürfen, das für Freud den wahrhaftig verdienten Nobelpreis fordert! .". Sigmund Freud erhielt die begehrte Auszeichnung nicht und notierte im Oktober des folgenden Jahres: "im Nobelpreis übergangen"; der Psychiater H. Meng (1887-1972) begründete die Psychohygiene als Lehrfach. - Kleine Randmängel.

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
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        More Shires & Provinces

      Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited 1928 - Important Fox Hunts in England. Limited Edition (#13 of 200) signed by both Auther and Illustrator. 16 Tissue Protected Colored Plates by Lionel Edwards. Book is 14.25" X 11" and weighs 9.25 pounds. Extra shipping charges may apply. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: IMPORTANTS]
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        Danse contre marche militaire".

      EDITION D ART SUCCES 1928 - Lithographie rehaussée au pochoir signée en bas à gauche dans la planche, 1928, 47.2 x 31.8 cm. Pochoir de l'album "Le Tumulte noir" dans lequel Paul COLIN, célèbre affichiste (1892 Nancy-1985 Nogent-sur-Marne), l'amant et l'ami fidèle de Joséphine Baker (1906-1975) a su capturer l'atmosphère de la célèbre Revue Nègre, du jazz et de cette nouvelle danse intitulée Charleston. Les lithographies sont mises sur pierre par Paul COLIN et rehaussées au pochoir par le fameux Jean Saudé qui donne un éclat incomparable aux planches. Un danseur africain avance au rythme de la musique et aux pas rythmés de tirailleurs sénégalais qu'il salue, alors qu'une chanteuse noire l'accompagne, dont seul apparaît le visage à la large bouche. Au recto une danseuse noire, à la crinière blonde, se contortionne perchée sur un long trépied. Tirage limité à 500 exemplaires sur vélin teinté des papeteries Aussedat. Plis, infimes taches, piqûres et plis marginaux. Estampes

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chretien]
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        CHIRICO : AVEC DES FRAGMENTS LITTERAIRES DE L'ARTISTE

      Paris: Editions des Chroniques du Jour, Grande Librairie Universelle, 1928. Copy #29 of 60 copies printed on Papier D'Arches, containing an original etching signed in pencil by Chirico. 283 mm x 225 mm. Pp. [40], followed by 30 black & white reproductions of paintings and drawings; 5 full-page studies of heads within the text, and signed frontispiece etching. Original printed card covers, all edges rough-cut, original plain glassine wrapper. Negligible nicks to spine ends, covers very good. Glassine lacking spinestrip and small piece (4 cm x 3 cm) missing from lower edge of rear panel, otherwise good. Overall, a very good plus copy of the rare, signed limitation edition.. SIGNED BY ARTIST. First, Limited Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good Plus./Good. Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/I]
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        Bilder-Lexikon Kulturgeschichte. Ein Nachschlagewerk für die Begriffe und Erscheinungen auf dem Gebiete der Kulturgeschichte, Sittengeschichte, Folklore, Ethnographie, des Kult- und Mysterienwesens, Gesellschaftslebens, der Chronique Scandaleuse, für Zeitdokumente und Biographien. Eine Sammelwerk sittengeschichtlicher Bilddokumente aller Völker und Zeiten. I: Kulturgeschichte II: Literatur und Kunst. III: Sexualwissenschaft. IV: Ergänzungsband.

      Verlag f. Kulturgeschichte,, Wien u.a., 1928 - 4 Bde. Wien u.a., Verlag f. Kulturgeschichte, 1928 - 1931. 944, 944, 916 + 1, 877 S. OHld. EA. - Leichte Gbrsp., etw. berieben, vereinzelt etw. fleckig. - Standardwerk für den gesamten Bereich der Erotik und Sexualität, in seiner Informations- und Abbildungsfülle bis heute unübertroffen. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen in jedem Band. Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        A collection of seven large original watercolours, all illustrations for children's stories

      N.d. [c. 1928]. Measuring c. 24cm x 19cm (image size) with very wide margins. A collection of seven large original watercolours, all illustrations for children's stories. They are most attractive, and fully finished designs, each signed by the artist, and one with an additional pen and ink drawing in the wide margins. The watercolours have been kept in original paper folders and the colours are fresh and bright. Some watercolour strokes, and pen and ink strokes in the margins, and pin holes in the blank corners. Several of the folders bear the pencil name Miss Cockroft, and there is an accompanying letter dated 1928, and addressed to her from the editor of the Halifax Courier with reference to her "delightful little stories." Oliove Wood's watercolours were painted to illustrate these children's tales. Olive Wood (fl. 1914-1933) was a miniature painter and illustrator of children's books. She trained at the Clapham and Camberwell Schools of Art and lived and worked in Dulwich Village, London. She exhibited illustrations and pen and ink page designs at the Royal Academy and at the Society of Women Artists. Her early designs incorporate art nouveau motifs. Later, she contributed illustrations to collections of children's stories and poetry, and to popular annuals such as Bo-Peep Annual and Little Folks. Miss Edith Cockroft was appointed as infant's teacher at Addingham School, Yorkshire in 1926 and remained in post there for 38 years. There are a number of examples of Olive Wood's work in the V & A, and she was clearly a gifted and imaginative artist. . Very Good. 1928.

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        The House at Pooh Corner.

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,, 1928. Octavo. Original pink cloth, titles to spine and motifs to front board gilt, top edge gilt, illustrated endpapers. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and 108 illustrations in the text by E. H. Shepard, of which 7 are full-page. Spine and board edges faded, faint spotting to fore-edge; a very good copy in the faded jacket, with some minor nicks and chips to extremities. First edition, first impression. The fourth and final Pooh book, in which Tigger makes his appearance and Poohsticks is invented.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        All the Conspirators

      The First UK Printing published by Jonathan Cape in 1928.The BOOK is in near FINE condition.Light pushing at the spine ends with some dulling of the gilt titling on the spine.Very light offsetting to the end papers with a little dustiness to the upper text block.One discreet previous owners name to the front upper pastedown.The scarce WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition.It bears the correct price of 7s.6d. net.A small amount of rubbing at the corners with a small chip at the upper front edge adjacent to the spine.Spine very lightly toned but the colouring has remained remarkably bright.The J.L.Carstairs designed wrapper artwork looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. Isherwood's first novel in which, he used material from his difficult relationship with his mother to create a fiction.Only 600 copies of this book were ever bound by the publisher and although more sheets were printed they were pulped at the end of 1929.Barely half of the bound copies sold.Extremely scarce in the original wrapper - Collectible. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        ANDY WARHOL~ORIGINAL FRAMED SIGNED SOUP CAN DRAWING (Philosophy of Andy Warhol)

      0, 0 - ANDY WARHOL ORIGINAL SOUP CAN DRAWING FROM THE TITLE PAGE OF THE BOOK THE PHILOSOPHY OF ANDY WARHOL ANDY WARHOL (American, 1928-1987) Rendered in black felt tip on paper Custom Framed to 17.75" x 17.5" Signed using initials lower right A Stunning Original Warhol felt tip drawing on Paper from the title page of the book, The Philosophy Of Andy Warhol. The artwork depicts the famous 'Campbell soup' can drawing and was initialed by Andy Warhol lower right. The piece is presented in a brand new unique black wavy frame which fully showcases the artwork. Framed using all archival materials and UV glass to fully protect and showcase the original artwork. A stunning presentation of one of Warhol's most iconic images. PROVENANCE: The art was from the title page of the book, The Philosophy Of Andy Warhol. In addition the art will come with an COA/LOA from PSA, one of the premier authenticators. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other Warhol listings [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        Tennis. With illustrations by the author.

      New York & London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and front board in dark green. With the pictorial dust jacket. An excellent copy in a slightly chipped jacket with mild toning to spine panel. Illustrations throughout by the author. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Inscribed for - Douglas Grant - Helen Wills, October 27, 1928". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Eigenhändig geschriebener Brief mit Unterschrift. 1/2 Seite. 30.10.1928.

      1928 - 28 x 21,5 cm. (wohl erhalten). Else Lasker-Schüler (eigentlich Elisabeth Lasker-Schüler; * 11. Februar 1869 in Elberfeld, heute Wuppertal; + 22. Januar 1945 in Jerusalem). "Berlin 30.X.1928. Sehr werter Herr, Haben Sie meine Antwort nicht erhalten? Ich reise nämlich in diesen Tagen nach dem Ausland. Hochacht. grüßt Else Lasker-Schüler". Brief

      [Bookseller: Aegis Buch- und Kunstantiquariat]
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        Urformen der Kunst: Photographische Pflanzenbilder

      Berlin: Verlag Ernst Wasmuth A.G., [1928]. Fine in a near fine jacket that with a small chip repaired at at the top of the front panel, a crease to the front panel visible only at the verso, and a small closed tear at the bottom of the front panel. An exceptional survival of a book almost always encountered in poor condition. First Edition. Quarto. Blossfeldt's unintentional conceptual masterpiece, consisting of close-ups of plant forms. One of the highlights of the New Objectivity movement that flourished in Germany between the wars. (Roth 48-49; Parr / Badger, v1, 96).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Der Grosse Brockhaus 15.Auflage, 22 Bände incl. Atlas, 1928-1937, Prachtausgabe

      F.A. Brockhaus 1928-1937, Leipzig - Der Große Brockhaus. Fünfzehnte (15.) völlig neubearbeitete Auflage von Brockhaus' Konversations-Lexikon. 22 Bände: Lexikon A-Z, Ergänzungsband (Band 21) & Atlas-Band. F.A. Brockhaus, Leipzig, 1928-1937. Prachtausgabe in Halbleder mit Kopfgoldschnitt (außer Atlas). Format ca. 25,5 x 18 cm. Wie auch den Originalbildern 1-7,12,13 & 18 zu entnehmen, sind die Bücher in hervorragendem Zustand. In dieser quasi bestmöglichen Erhaltung & mit beiden Ergänzungsbänden ist diese Auflage heute kaum noch erhältlich. Die Gesamtansicht der Rückenfront ist äußerst harmonisch. Die Buchrücken sowie Rückenetiketten in originalem Schwarz- bzw. Rotton (nicht wie so häufig ins Braune bzw. Hellrote aufgehellt). Die Goldprägungen noch kräftig & heben sich wunderschön vom dunklen Lederuntergrund ab. Zudem keinerlei Einrisse oder Fehlstellen an den Rückenkanten & Außengelenken. Ledereinband gering berieben, an den Deckelecken etwas mehr. Auf den Buchdeckeln ganz vereinzelt mal ein Kratzer oder Fleck, jedoch nie gravierend. Der Leineneinband ohne Bereibung, selbst an den Deckelkanten; lediglich Band 7 eine bestoßene Stelle an der Unterkante. Kopfgoldschnitt sehr gut erhalten, übriger Buchschnitt mit der typischen Standspur & gelegentlich ein wenig angeschmutzt oder bekratzt. Innen sauber, Bindung fest, keine fehlenden Seiten. Kein unangenehmer Geruch. Seiten ohne Anstreichungen oder Fleckigkeit. Der Atlas weicht (wie fast immer) in der Erhaltung etwas ab: Buchschnitt gedunkelt, untere Deckelkante etwas berieben, einige Flecke (ein halbes Dutzend), eine Doppelseite lose & in einer Abbildung wurde eine Anstreichung vorgenommen (s. Bild 18). 67500 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.

      London: Jonathan Cape Ltd,, [1928]. Octavo. Original black cloth, gilt lettered spine. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, partial dampstaining to boards. A good copy in a chipped and toned jacket, which is split along front joint and partially split along rear joint. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To George Cosgrove, James Joyce, 5 June 1929, Paris". Sixth impression. Bookseller's ticket of Shakespeare & Co. to rear pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Rues et Visages de Londres + 16 Eaux fortes Rues et Visages de Berlin

      - Librairie J. Terquem, 1928. In-folio en feuilles à feuilles sous portefeuille illustré à lacets. 41 pages pour le texte de Pierre Mac Orlan. Texte en français avec traduction anglaise. Lettrines rouges, dessins en bandeaux et dans le texte + 21 eaux fortes de Chas Laborde sous serpentes en deux états, couleurs et noir et blanc. Tirage limité à 121 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 100 exemplaires sur Vélin de Rives à la forme et portant le N° 22. Quelques rousseurs pales, infimes frottements au portefeuille. On joint : 16 eau- fortes de Chas Laborde tirées de Rues et Visages de Berlin, 1925 : Piscine (en deux états couleurs - noir et blanc) - Naturisme en noir et blanc - La Plage (en deux états couleurs - noir et blanc) - Scène de rue, en couleurs - Autre Scène de rue ( 2 en couleurs dont une sur japon) - "Boulevards" en couleurs sur vergé d'arches - "Unter den Linden"- "Sous les tilleuls" en couleurs sur vergé d'arches - "Opernhaus"-"L'entracte" en couleurs - Fanfare (2 en couleurs dont une sur japon) - "La courbette" en couleurs - Scène de danse au cabaret en noir et blanc sur vergé d'arches - Autre Scène de rue en couleurs sur vergé d'arches. Totalisant ainsi 58 eaux fortes de Chas Laborde. Bel ensemble, peu courant et en bon état. La librairie offre aux clients d'AbeBooks 15% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 4000 EUR.

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        Wir sind Gefangene. Ein Bekenntnis aus diesem Jahrzehnt.

      Berlin, Verlag der Büchergilde Gutenberg, 1928. 308(2) Seiten,geprägter roter OLn. Farb-Kopfschnitt. Buchausstattung Karl Koch, Hamburg. Wenige Flecken am Rand der ersten Seiten. Auf dem Vorsatzblatt eine mehrzeilige Widmung von Graf: \"Dem Mitkämpfer Otto Böni als kleine Erinnerung an einen Züricher Abend OskarMariaGraf, Zürich, 1. Sept. 1945\". Des weiteren befinden sich eine Visitenkarte mit der New Yorker Adresse von Graf und ein maschinenschreiben vom September 1965 ohne Namensnennung, auf dem die Schwierigkeiten einer Lesereiseorganisation beschrieben wird. Fest terminiert ist eine Signierstunde in der Buchhandlung Pinkus, Zürich. Otto Böni (1895-1963) Das Leinen am unteren Kapital mit Fehlstelle. Gutes Exemplar. Good copy. Handsigned and dedicated by Graf. Ursprünglich 1927 im Drei Masken Verlag erschienen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Widmungsexemplar. signed, Signatur, Bibliophil, Exil, Erinnerungen, Büchergilde, Memoiren

      [Bookseller: AS - Antiquariat Schröter]
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        Traité méthodique de science occulte. Lettre - préface de Ad. Franck

      Dorbon - Ainé s.d. (1928) PAPUS (Dr. Gérard Ecausse). Paris, Dorbon - Ainé, s.d. (1928). Traité méthodique de science occulte. Lettre - préface de Ad. Franck. 2 volumi in - 8°, m. pelle con grandi angoli, dorso a nervi, copertine originali conservate. xxxvi, 1092 pp. con 400 illustrazioni n.t. e 3 tavole f.t. Seconda edizione conforme all' originale del 1891. che era divenuta introvabile. > (Caillet, 3612). Dorbon, 3517. Uff. scat.8

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        Berlin vor hundert Jahren. Berlin und seine Umgebungen im neunzehnten Jahrhundert. Eine Sammlung in Stahl gestochener Ansichten von den ausgezeichnetesten Künstlern Englands. Nachdruck von 1833.

      Berlin, Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft, 1928. Mit Illustrationen. XVI, X, IV, VI, II, 165 Seiten. 4° Original GanzLEDER, Original Schutzumschlag. Vollgoldschnitt, Schutzumschlag, Fadenheftung. Nummer LIV von 1100 (nicht aus dem Handel). Seidenzwischenblätter vollständig vorhanden. - NUR Schutzumschlag stärker berieben und bestoßen. Einband und Seiten sehr gut und frisch. Siehe Foto. Versand D: 5,90 EUR

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        Dollars And Sense

      Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company. 1928. First. First edition. Preface by C.K. Woodbridge. Touch of sunning along the spine else fine in about near fine dustwrapper with toning along the spine and bit of wear at a few corners. Inscribed by the author. A refutation of the sometimes disreputable practices conducted by advertisers and businesses. Very scarce in dust jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Autograph Letter, signed, to the literary agent, Major Pond, on Benêt's "John Brown's Body" and a possible lecture series under Pond's management

      [New York] 1928 - 4 pp., on stationery of "Hotel Le Marquis". 8vo. Benêt on John Brown: "I tried to do my best with him?". Fascinating letter, written soon after the publication of Benêt's most enduring poem, JOHN BROWN'S BODY (1928), to America's most eminent literary agent of the day, Major Pond. "Thank you very much indeed for your interesting letter. I am particularly glad that someone who was actually brought up in the John Brown atmosphere, as you were, would have been in any way satisfied with the reconstruction I attempted of the period -- and of the character of that most contradictory man. I tried to do my best with him -- but one never knows and your letter gave me great pleasure. "I have given a couple of readings from the poem to small audiences - and not under the management of any lecture bureau. And, if I were going to do that thing at all, it goes without saying that I would be much more interested in a proposition from yourself than from anyone else. But, to be perfectly frank, I am not going to do it at all unless I have to. I am not a good lecturer - my voice does not carry particularly - and while I enjoy reading my verse, it's pretty tiring to do it more than once in every so often. However I appreciate your thinking of me in this connection -- and, as I say, if it ever did seem advisable for me to do anything of the sort, I'd much rather do it under your management ?". Two perforations in upper left corner, legibility unaffected 4 pp., on stationery of "Hotel Le Marquis". 8vo

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Rablólovag. [The Heart Thief.]

      Thalia-Kultura (1928), Budapest - Original, vintage, printed movie poster. Printed in black on yellow paper. 85 × 21,5 cm. Printed poster of the "Omnia" cinema in Budapest, for Nils Olaf Chrisander's 1927 movie, "The Heart Thief", written by Lajos Biró starred by Josef Schildkraut and Lya de Putti. Folded. Notes and date (March 1, 1928) in blue pencil on verso. Overall in fine condition. Original, vintage, printed movie poster. Printed in black on yellow paper.

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        The House at Pooh Corner.

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,, 1928. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Octavo. Original pink cloth, titles to spine and pictorial design to front board gilt, top edge gilt, illustrated endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. Contemporary bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Spine very faintly faded, free endpapers partially tanned. An excellent copy in a jacket with a toned spine panel, one tiny black mark to front panel and a few minor nicks. First edition, first impression, of the fourth Winnie-the-Pooh book, in which Tigger makes his first appearance.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Zlom. Nove vydani. [trans.:'Rupture. New edition'].

      Odeon,, Prague,, 1928 - Original wrappers, 8vo. pp. 64. Typography and 4 full-p coloured compositions by Teige printed on yellow paper. Limited edition. The second, expanded edition of Biebl's surrealistic poems from the years 1923-1928, published here for the first time with Teige's typographical compositions.The cover design, printed in brown and blue on light blue stock, is strictly constructivist and incorporates both front and back cover. The title page is printed in red and black. VG condition. Scans on request. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MEMOIRS Of A FOX-HUNTING MAN

      Faber & Gwyer Limited, London 1928 - 395, [5] pp. 8vo. 7-1/2" x 5-1/4". "A" gathering with signature mark at base of A1r. First edition, first issue, of which 1500 were printed. This copy Class 1b, with a rough-trimmed fore-edge and untrimmed lower edge. Fabes notes that a "copy which conforms to either of these forms [i.e., Class 1a or 1b] is a first issue of the book, irrespective of the presence or absence of misprints" (p 54); the dropped "o" on p 365, present in our copy, is simply "due to imperfections in the type metal" (53). Keynes also notes that "typographical irregularities have no significance whatsoever" in determining first and second issue. A classic of English literature, somewhat scarce in the trade in a complete dust jacket. Mild shelfwear to extremities; hint of fading to spine; small crease to upper corner of ffep; light foxing and toning to eps; evidence of sticker removal to rear paste-down, with slight loss to top layer of paper; last two leaves partially unopened. Interior otherwise clean, binding sound. Dust jacket lightly soiled from handling; worn at spine ends and corners, with some loss; spine lightly sunned; ~2" closed tear to foot of front joint. VG/ VG-. Blue cloth, stamped gilt lettering to spine. In light tan dj with blue lettering 1st Edition [Keynes A30.a; Fabes 1929, pp 53 - 55]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        PRIMER ROMANCERO GITANO 1924-1927

      - () Revista de Occidente, 1928, primera 1ª edición, 16x11, 149 pp

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        The Fatal Kiss Mystery

      Doubleday, New York 1928 - First edition first printing of the second full length novel by this author. A stand alone sci fi novel. Light edge wear and light rubbing to the front board. No dust jacket. In very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Scene of the Crime]
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        Dickey Byrd.

      Large 4to. Original black cloth grained in green with pictorial block in yellow to upper board and yellow lettering to spine, patterned orange endpapers; pp. [xiv], 13-145 [i]; with full-page plates and other illustrations throughout in blue by Carl Emil Wehde together with 6 fine, and large, coloured plates mounted-at-large by Gustaf Tenggren; a very fresh copy with a little rubbing to upper cover; internally fresh throughout with all plates in fine state. First edition. A fantasy fairy tale about a group of naughty elves and fairy folk who try to kidnap the young boy Dickey Byrd's favourite flannel elephant from his bed one night. Gustaf Tenggren was a Swedish-American artist who became chief illustrator at the Walt Disney Company in the late 1930s, in what has been called the Golden Age of American animation, overseeing and working on classic animated feature films such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Fantasia, Bambi and Pinocchio. This is one of his loveliest, and most elusive, books.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Les Odes d'Anacreon, Teien. Traduites de Grec en Francais par Remy Belleau. Ensembles quelques petites Hymnes de son invention.

      8vo., in contemporary half gilt ruled brown morocco over marbled paper boards signed Yseux SR of Thierry Simier, original wrappers bound in, spine lettered in gilt with floral pattern blocked in black, marbled endpapers. Initials printed in blue, woodcut frontispiece by Pierre Gandon. A little sunning to spine, otherwise a fine copy. Limited edition of 305 copies. This copy extra illustrated with 8 original illustrations in pencil, pen and ink, and pastel, 4 full page and 4 vignettes, by Georges Villa. The sensuous drawings are all signed (and some captioned) by Villa in pencil. With a note in Villa's hand on titlepage and a note by Villa tipped in.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        The Scarlet Pimpernel.

      8vo., original red cloth with slightly creased and worn dust wrapper. Slits in front free endpaper, previously cut to mount inscribed postcard, now repaired. A very good copy. Reprint, inscribed by Baroness Orczy to Frederick Bason, "To Frederick Bason with kind wishes from the author Emmuska Orczy May 18 1928." Also with a postcard of the author, again inscribed to Frederick Bason tipped into the front free endpaper. Mr Bason has written on the spine of the dustwrapper in tiny letters "Autographed Copy Presented by the Authoress to me. May 1928." A charming association copy inscribed from Baroness Orczy to Fred Bason the "cockney bookseller". Born in the East End of London in 1908, Bason started selling books from a barrow at the age of fifteen. His pursuit of autographs led to friendships with a number of famous writers, eventually gaining celebrity in his own right for his colourful life and writings. The first volume of his entertaining diary contains three mentions of Baroness Orczy. In December 1928 he notes receiving a Christmas card from her, and in 1931 (date not noted) he writes "Baroness Orczy is coming to tea next week - but then again she may not." The third entry from 1936 "wrote to Baroness Orczy accepting invite" suggests their acquaintance lasted many years.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Promenades a travers Le Caire. Ouvrage illustré par Louis Cabanes. Préface par S. Exc. Saroit Pacha.

      Folio. Loose as issued in the original wrappers printed in blue and black; pp. 168, [8] pochoir-coloured initials in the text, colour-printed, tinted and pochoir-coloured plates in pagination with captioned tissue guards; wrapper with light wear; a good copy. First edition, number 150 of a printrun of 350. The pochoir-colouring was executed by Jean Saudé for this lavishly produced tome on the Islamic architecture of Cairo. Jehan d'Ivray is actually a pseudonym of a woman, who lived in Egypt and wrote several books on the subject. She was christened Jeanne Puech, and after her marriage was named Sélim Fahmy Bey.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man [with] Memoirs of an Infantry Officer [and] Sherston's Progress.

      8vo. 3 vols.; original blue buckram, spines lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed; spines of the first two titles sunned, some browning to endpapers in vols 1 and 3, otherwise a very good set. First editions, all special issues on hand-made paper, limited to 260, 750 and 300 copies respectively, all signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Lonesomest Doll, The

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. - The Rackham-Illustrated Edition"A Difficult Title To Find in Good Condition"[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. BROWN, Abbie Farwell. The Lonesomest Doll. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. First edition illustrated by Rackham, published only in America. Octavo (8 5/16 x6 1/8 in; 212 x 155 mm). [8]. 80, [1], [3, blank] pp. Title page, frontispiece and two full page illustrations in rose and greenish-blue, twenty-six black and white drawings. Original tan cloth, pictorially stamped in colors. Small "1951" postage stamp on front free-endpaper. A near fine copy."The text is printed on a poor and brittle paper, so it is a difficult title to find in good condition" (Riall)."There is no more famous illustrator of children's books in the entire world than Arthur Rackham. Indeed, there are many people who make a point of buying every Rackham book regardless of subject, merely for the sake of the pictures. For, unlike that of many illustrators, Mr. Rackham's work appeals equally to the child and the adult, delighting the young reader by its whimsical humor and multitude of perfectly executed details, and adults by its beauty and artistry.In 'The Lonesomest Doll' Mr. Rackham has found an unusually appealing theme, and he has contributed a series of thirty-one of his unique illustrations (four in color), making a volume that should take its place as one of the finest gift books of the year. Miss Brown's charming story of the proud little queen and her beautiful lonesome doll has held a place for many years among the favorite books of the younger readers, and this new and beautiful edition should make it many new friends." (Front flap of dust jacket).Latimore and Haskell p. 63. Hudson p. 171. Riall p. 163. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Nero

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1928. Translated from the German by Clifton P. Fadiman. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine red. With the dust jacket designed by E. McKnight Kauffer. Spine slightly rolled, edges lightly foxed, occasional minor foxing to contents; a very good copy in the somewhat soiled jacket with a few nicks and shallow chips to extremities. First UK edition, first impression of this historical novel. First published in the US in 1927, and originally published in Hungarian in 1923, and in German in 1926. With the scarce illustrated jacket by E. McKnight Kauffer, from the brief period before the publishers adopted their signature yellow jackets. From the publisher's archive.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The "Pooh" Tetralogy: Winnie the Pooh/When We Were Very Young/The House at Pooh Corner/Now We Are Six

      London: Methuen & Co, 1928. Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good -. E.H. Shepard. A very nice example of the 1st trade editions of A.A. Milne's 4 legendary "Pooh" books. "Winnie the Pooh", "The House at Pooh Corner" and "Now We Are Six" are all 1st issues of the 1st edition and only "When We Were Very Young" (with "IX" at the foot of the Contents pg.) is in its 2nd issue. All 4 volumes are uniformly clean, tight and very solid, with beautiful, unflecked gilt-design and lettering to the panels and spines. Very light offsetting at several of the endpapers but each volume is easily VG+ to Near Fine. And all 4 volumes in crisp, clean, VG+ (or better) dustjackets, with light soiling and very light rubbing along several of the front panels and spines. 12mos, top-edges gilt. Illustrated thruout by the great Ernest Shepard.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        [The novels and short stories.]

      

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        The American Negro: A Study in Racial Crossing

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1928. First. First edition. 92pp. Fine in a very good plus dustwrapper, with small chips at the spinal extremities and a little fading along the edges of the spine. Explorations in the definition of racial characteristics, by a Northwestern University anthropologist who was a pioneer in the field of African-American studies. Very scarce in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Log of the Amka ... Edited by Henry W. Comstock

      N.p. [Buffalo, New York: privately printed by the author], 1928. First edition. Frontispiece and 13 plates, illustrations in text, double-page map tipped in at end. 53 pp. 1 vols. Crown 8vo. Dark green card covers titled in green on upper cover. Minor rubbing, small scuff at top corner. Near fine. First edition. Frontispiece and 13 plates, illustrations in text, double-page map tipped in at end. 53 pp. 1 vols. Crown 8vo. Dedicated to author and sportsman Daniel W. Streeter, who accompanied the party. Account of travels in Sudan and East Africa, the upper Nile, on a houseboat. Elephants and plains game. Czech, Africa, p. 132; OCLC 4 copies (Yale, Smithsonian, Buffalo Public, Buffalo Hist. Soc.)

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        The Book of the Saints of the Ethiopian Church. A translation of the Ethiopic Synaxarium [in Ethiopic: Mashafa Senkesar]made from the manuscripts Oriental 660 and 661 in the British Museum,

      Cambridge: at the University Press, 1928 - 4 volumes, octavo. Original red cloth, gilt lettered spines. With the dust jackets (for volumes I-III only). Jacket spines toned, some tears (with loss), splits and chips, spine of volume IV lightly sunned, boards a little discoloured and slightly dished, touch of foxing to fore edges. First and limited edition, 300 sets were printed; scarce, particularly in the dust jackets. "The Masahafa Senkesar is a vast storehouse of Christian legends and traditions and popular folk-lore, and as a whole it illustrates clearly the history of Egyptian, Nubian and Ethiopian Christianity for a period of about thirteen hundred years" (Budge's Preface). Niall Finneran describes it as "a calendar of feast days of holy individuals from across the eastern Christian world and although containing a heavy Coptic influence occasionally gives some insight into contemporary Ethiopian saints such as Tekla Haymanot as well as the activities of the Nine Saints from a much earlier period" (The Archaeology of Ethiopia,2007, p. 28). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        A History of Ethiopia, Nubia & Abyssinia - According to the Hieroglyphic Inscriptions of Egypt and Nubia, and the Ethiopian Chronicles - in Two Volumes (First Edition in Dust Jacket)

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1928. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Near Fine/Near Fine. Two volumes. Bright orange cloth over boards, title and decorations stamped in black onto upper board and spine, small 4to (9-7/8 inches [25.1 cm] tall), pp. xxx, 1 - 335, (336) ; viii, 337 - 674, (675), "First Published in 1928" printed on copyright page, illustrated with 49 plates, 31 in-text illustrations and a fold-out map at rear of vol. 2, index. Volumes with top edges a bit dusty and some light wear, original bookseller's price in pencil to ffep of vol. 1, fold-out map is fine. Price-intact DJs with some small stains and sunning to spine panels and edges, a few tiny edge tears and a small chip from the top of the front panel of vol. 1 near head of spine. Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge (1857 - 1934) was an English Egyptologist, Orientalist, and philologist who worked for the British Museum and published numerous works on the ancient Near East. He made numerous trips to Egypt and the Sudan on behalf of the British Museum to buy antiquities, and helped it build its collection of cuneiform tablets, manuscripts, and papyri. He published many books on Egyptology, helping to bring the findings to larger audiences. In 1920 he was knighted for his service to Egyptology and the British Museum. Wikipedia, accessed 06/16.

      [Bookseller: Harropian Books, IOBA]
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