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        Autograph letter signed to M. Jacques

      

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com]
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        Black Gold ; promotional brochure or pressbook early African American cinema

      The Norman Film Studios, Florida 1928 - BLACK GOLD WAS AN "ALL COLORED CAST" SILENT FILM PRODUCED IN 1928. Folded multi-panel promotional brochure meant for mailing (folded size 11" long and 3 1/2" wide). Opens up to a size of 21 7/8" x 14". With orange, blue, and black poster cover with photographs showing scenes from the movie with text as follows: Coming To This Theater. (This Is An Exact Reproduction Of Window Card). The Norman Film Studios . Presents Black Gold. Thrilling Epic Of The Oil Fields With All Colored Cast. One Of The True Stories Of Living Colored Examples. A Smashing Photo-Play Co-Starring Lawrence Criner and Kathryn Boyd, Original Lafayette Players. Steve Reynolds, "Peg" [,] Alfred Norcom, United States Marshal, L.B. Tatums and The Entire City Of Tatums, Okla. The other three pages have many photographs from the film, tips on promoting the film, a letter from R.E. Norman to the cinema owner, and an article on making the picture in Tatums, Oklahoma which was founded by a Kentucky born "adventuresome colored man" who founded the town over thirty years before when Oklahoma was the Indian Territory. The article also speaks of John Crisp who brought in three producing oil wells and the troubles he had with crooked drilling contractors, which was the basis for the movie. "He (Norman) soon went into business for himself and by 1920 had made a number of short films as a traveling film producer. After 1920 Norman established himself and his company in Jacksonville, Florida, and began producing all black films. He made several of these "race" films in the 1920's and distributed them through the 1930's. Norman continued to be involved with the motion picture industry in one capacity or another until the mid 1950's. Among the films produced by Norman are Belle Starr (1912), The Man at the Throttle (1915), Sleepy Sam the Sleuth (1915), The Wrecker (1915), The Green Eyed Monster (1916 and 1920), Pro Patria (1916), The Love Bug (1920), The Crimson Skull (1921), The Bull Dogger (1921), Regeneration (1923), The Flying Ace (1926), and Black Gold (1928). quoted from Indiana University Archives, which holds the R.E. Norman papers, [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        The House At Pooh Corner

      London: Methuen, 1928. Deluxe Limited Numbered Edition. Cloth & Vellum. Near Fine/Very Good. Shepherd, E.H.. A quite scarce Limited Numbered First Edition signed by the author A.A. Milne and illustrator Ernest Shepherd and numbered 302 of only 350 signed limited edition copies. Original cloth-backed boards bound in blue cloth with cream-colored boards, with paper label with black type on front cover. Volume has minor foxing and soiling to boards, a bit of dusting to fore-edge of the rough-cut pages which are moderately darkened with age. The dustjacket is well worn, browned and soiled with chips at spine ends and edges but it has protected the book quite well and the black titling on the front panel is quite clear, although the titling on the spine is rubbed. This signed limited edition is quite scarce when signed by Milne.

      [Bookseller: Parrish Books]
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        MILLIONS OF CATS

      GAG, WANDA. GAG,WANDA. MILLIONS OF CATS. NY: Coward McCann 1928 (1928). Oblong small 4to, (9 7/8" wide x 6 3/4), pictorial boards, FINE IN ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S SLIP CASE with pictorial label. LIMITED TO ONLY 250 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY GAG AND CONTAINING AN ORIGINAL WOOD ENGRAVING ALSO SIGNED BY GAG! A high spot of children's literature and one of the best books for children of all time, this is beautifully illustrated and has hand-lettered text. See Bader p.34 who describes this classic as "form and character fused ... [where] words and pictures reinforce one another." Rare in the limited edition especially with the wood engraving and slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        The Quantum Theory of the Electron. 2 Teile. SS. 610-624 und SS. 351-361. In: Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series A. Vol. 117 und 118.

      London Harrison 1928 - (25,5 x 17,5 cm). IV, X, 730, XXXVI S./ V, VII, 727, X S. Mit Abbildungen und Tafeln. Leinwandband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe einer seiner wichtigsten Arbeiten, in der er die berühmte, nach ihm benannte "Dirac-Gleichung" herleitet. Sie stellt die Verbindung zwischen Einsteins spezieller Relativitätstheorie und der Quantenphysik her und führt zu zwei ungewöhnlichen Vorhersagen. Erstens die Existenz von Teilchen mit halbzahligem Spin und zweitens, dass zu jedem Teilchen auch ein Antiteilchen mit negativem Energiezustand gehört. Dirac vermutet so die Existenz eines positiven Elektrons, das C. D. Anderson 1932 nachweisen kann und "Positron" nennt. - Stempel auf Titel. Vorsätze erneuert. Rücken verfärbt und nachgebunden, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 17, 228; Dalwitz-Peierls 20 und 21 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Cawdor and Other Poems

      New York: Horace Liveright, 1928, 1928. First edition, trade issue. Alberts 55. Fine copy in a very good dust jacket, enclosed in a chemise and quarter morocco slipcase.. 8vo, original black cloth spine, purple paper boards, gilt lettering. Inscribed on the front free endpaper "To our dear Albert Bender. / His friend, / Robinson Jeffers / Tor House, Carmel. / November, 1928." Below his signature Jeffers has transcribed eight lines from page 160 of the text. Albert Bender (1866-1941) was an important figure in Jeffers' career and in the literary and artistic life of San Francisco, circa 1920-1940, as has been well documented. Most of Bender's Jeffers collection found its way into local Bay Area libraries, but this one got away: on the front paste-down Bender has written "I pass this on to my dear friend / Paul Herzog / with much affection. / Albert M. Bender." Further testament that Bender truly enjoyed beneficence.

      [Bookseller: The Brick Row Book Shop]
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        FELICIEN ROPS.

      Paris, Marcel Seheur, 1928. 18.9x25.4 cm., 298 pp., édition originale avec des gravures en couleurs et en n/b hors texte et dans le texte par Félicien Rops, préface de Pierre Mac Orlan, relié demi-maroquin rouge à coins, signée par Laurent Peeters - Anvers. Filet doré cernant les plats de pap., dos à 5 nerfs et finnement fleuronnés dorés (décor floral), tête dorée, couverture imprimée d'éditeur.

      [Bookseller: Erik Tonen Books]
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        The Company of Adventurers

      East Africa, London 1928 - 318 pp, ill.With a foreword by Lord Cranworth. One of the African pioneer adventurers who was most admired by Theodore Roosevelt. (Boyes was also King of the WaKikuyu tribe.) Boyes had more thrilling adventures in real life than most men have in fiction. Tremendous accounts of big game hunting, especially elephant hunting by a man who should know. A super reading book. Lovely, vg+. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        Melle Olga Spessintyova".

      1928 - Dessin au fusain sur papier vergé, titré et daté en bas à droite, 1928, 48 x 28 cm. Beau portrait au fusain de la danseuse Olga Spessintyova, exécuté en 1928 pour la saison des Ballets Russes du Théâtre des Champs Elysées. La ballerine est représentée tel un papillon, aussi légère dans sa danse. Petites rousseurs au papier. Oeuvre originale

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chretien]
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        Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1858.

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1928. 4 volumes, large octavo. Original red crushed half morocco ("bound at the Riverside Press", ink-stamp to front free endpapers), flat bands to spines forming compartments, titles direct to second and third within one-line frames gilt, two-line frames to remaining compartments gilt, red cloth sides, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, brown endpapers, bound red silk page-markers. 4 tissue-guarded hand-coloured photographic views of the Lincoln Memorial, 4 photogravure portrait frontispieces with captioned tissue-guards, 32 further plates and maps. A few mild spots to cloth, light toning, partly unopened. An excellent set. The "Manuscript Edition" number 75 of 1,000 sets, each containing a leaf of Beveridge's original working manuscript. Beveridge retired from politics in 1922 and dedicated his last few years to writing what has come to be regarded as "the first Lincoln biography to meet modern scholarly standards" (ANB). He had a horror of mistakes and would "work over his material again and again, rewriting the entire chapter many times - a single chapter in the second volume was rewritten fifteen times - until it had taken a shape which appeared to him fairly complete Â… in that form he submitted it to recognized experts in the different phases of the history, asking, or rather urging them to correct misstatements of fact, or wrong inferences, or an unconscious bias of treatment" (Preface). This scrupulous treatment of the facts of Lincoln's life almost certainly prevented Beveridge from completing the biography before his death in 1927. In order to ensure that the project was finish, his wife handed his research over to Carl Sandburg, whose hagiographical account of Lincoln's later contrasted strongly with Beveridge's: "so thorough and professionalized a biography that he might have incorporated more of Lincoln's Whiggish political roots into his work; but Beveridge, a Republican progressive and former senator from Indiana, had become so disillusioned with his own party that he actually found very little to admire in Lincoln as a politician" (Guelzo, Abraham Lincoln, p. 456).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        War Diaries and other Papers.

      London: Martin Secker,, 1928. Translated from the German by Eric Sutton. 2 volumes octavo. Original brown cloth, title gilt to the spines. With the dust jackets. One folding map to each volume. 8 pages of addenda and corrigenda on 4 bifolia, loosely inserted. Head and tail of spines a touch crumpled, some foxing to the fore-edges, otherwise very good in slightly rubbed jackets, foxed at the spines and with some edge-chips and -splits, but textually complete. First edition in English, the year after the German first. "This remarkable man, nominally only Chief of the Staff to the royal personage who was Commander-in-Chief on Germany's Eastern Front but actually wielding far more power than would be possible for any British or French officer in a similar situation, set down from day to day not only the day's events but a running commentary upon the characters and qualifications of German soldiers in every theatre of the War. Falkenhayn he disliked and mistrusted; Ludendorff he seems to have liked and admired, but also frequently criticised Â… His comments are racy and often amusing, but behind them there are knowledge, shrewdness, and a grasp of essentials which show him to have been one of the most intellectual of German soldiers" (Falls). Excellent set of this uncommon and important memoir, here with the seldom-seen jackets, and the even more rarely-encountered complete addenda and corrigenda sheets.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        RAMAN SCATTERING: "A new Type of Secondary Radiation" (Nature; Vol. 121, No. 3048 pp. 501-502)

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1928. First Edition. Wraps. Very Good. Announces the "Raman Effect," the inelastic scattering of light, one of the most important indications of the quantum nature of light. C. V. Raman (1888-1970) received the 1930 Nobel Prize in Physics for this work. [1], xcviii-c, 489-506, v-xvi (Supplement), 507-524, ci-civ pp. 8vo. Original wraps with no outer wrap. Wear and chipping to edges, staining around staples from rust, small cellophane tape repair at base of spine on outer wrap. . Clean within.

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery ABAA/ILAB]
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        Yamato-ryu Kyudo Kyokun no maki. [Precepts for Archery of the Yamato School].

      Tokyo: Dainihon Kyodokai?, Showa 3,, 1928. Tall octavo. Fukuro toji, bound-pocket binding, limp purple linen over light card wraps, punch-sewn with white silk thread, printed paper label on front cover. Light sunning at the edges of the wraps, a little shelf-wear, a very good copy. First facsimile edition of a work first published in 1652, and untraceable thus, no copy on OCLC. The text lays out the philosophical precepts underlying Mokikawa Kozan's (1631-1701) style of Kyudo, created essentially as a fusion between the two most prominent schools of the time, Heki-ryu and Ogasawara-ryu. Morikawa was the first to define the martial art of "Kyudo" as a practice. Acknowledging the inexorable impact of firearms on warfare during the Edo Period, he outlined his belief that the bow remained a better agent for developing of the spirit, setting out a regime whereby archery was taught as a Buddhist exercise in seishin-tanren, or spirit-forging. Morikawa distinguished six themes in the teaching of his art, which emphasise the balance between the technical and ritual, the physical and spiritual: Kyu-ri, or bow logic, Kyu-rei, bow etiquette, Kyu-ho, bow technique, Kyu-ho, bow care, Kyu-ki, bow analysis from the mechanical point of view, and Shi-mei, other related virtues to develop spirit. A highly appealing edition of this founding text of the discipline, published at a time when the modernisation of kyudo was once more giving it relevance.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Aufmarsch des Nationalismus. Herausgegeben (und mit einem Vorwort) von Ernst Jünger.

      Berlin, Vormarsch - Verlag, (1928). - XX, 69,1 Seiten, 1 Bl. mit Verlagswerbung. Seltene Variante der im Jahre 1926 erschienenen die EA. als Band 2 der "Reihe deutscher Schriften". Die EA, als Vorlage zu dieser Auflage wurde 1928 mit neuem Titelblatt neu aufgelegt. Vergl. W/GII/1; Blank, Kat. 44 / Nr. 851; Mühleisen C1, Seite 80 (für Ernst Jünger). Buchblock und Vorrede sowie der Einband identisch mit "C1". Hier nur das Titelblatt mit anderem Ort und Verlag. Gutes, wohl erhaltenes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 900 Or.-Halbleineneinband. Kl.8vo. (= Der Vormarsch. Kampfschrift des deutschen Nationalsozialismus. Schriftl. Friedrich Hielscher)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Karel Marel]
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        20 Hrs 40 Min Our Flight in the Friendship (Inscribed and with ALS)

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Octavo, original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON RECTO OF FRONTIS: "To / Dorothy M. Luqueir / in memory of / an early morning ride to Vail Field. / Amelia W. Earhart" Together with a typed letter SIGNED BY THE HUSBAND OF MS. EARHART, G. P. PUTNAM, on Amelia Earhart's letterhead: "2 West 45th Street / New York City / May 23, 1935 / Dear Mrs. Hagerty: / Before leaving for Chicago yesterday, / Miss Earhart read your interesting letter and asked me / to acknowledge it. She, herself, is so submerged just / at the moment there isn't much time for personal correspondence! / She is, of course, much interested in / what you have to say about your radio. In a couple / of weeks she will probably be going out to the coast. / Perhaps then she may have the pleasure of seeing you again. / Very truly yours, (signed) G. P. Putnam / Mrs. Dorothy Hagerty / 557 N. Berendo St. / Los Angeles, California." Ms. Earhart was the first woman to fly non-stop, across the Atlantic. In 1937, just before her 40th birthday, she disappeared in her attempt to be the first woman to fly around the world. The most extensive air and sea search ensued, involving the Navy; the search was called off, by the U. S. government, after 2 weeks and a cost of $4 million. Gilt on spine is a bit dull; light wear at extremities; a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Sonnets

      London: Robt. Riviere and Son, Ltd.,, 1928. Square octavo (180 × 130 mm). Recent tan morocco by Riviere and Son, raised bands gilt to spine forming compartments, second gilt-lettered direct, remaining compartments with pink morocco floral onlays to centre within a three-line frame incorporating a dotted roll and swirled cornerpieces, covers elaborately decorated with floral sprays onlaid in pink and green morocco and outlined in gilt, central coat of arms gilt, the whole enclosed by two-line frame gilt, all edges gilt, broad turn-ins with scrolled vine-leaf tooling gilt, marbled endpapers. Housed in a custom orange cloth slipcase. Title page printed in blue and black; initials in blue. A fine copy in a superior binding. A beautifully bound copy, printed at the Chiswick Press with handsome and spacious types, and attractive coloured initials throughout; the text is based on the definitive Cambridge Edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Orlando: A Biography.

      Crosby Gaige, New York: 1928. First edition, number 567 of 861 copies, signed by the author., 1928.. First edition, number 567 of 861 copies, signed by the author.. Spine slightly sunned, minor wear to spine tips, overall near fine in custom mylar cover.. Black cloth, spine decoratively stamped and titled in gilt and with Crosby Gaige ram cartouche to front board. Signed in purple ink by Virginia Woolf.

      [Bookseller: The Hermitage Bookshop, Member ABAA]
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        A complete unbroken set of 25 volumes of the "red" Lakeside Classics from Bidwell's Echoes of the Past-Steele's In Camp and Cabin to My Life on the Plains

      Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1928 to 1952. First thus. All 25 volumes are in fine to near fine condition in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stampings on the spines and gilt top edges to the text blocks. A complete run of all of the "reds" issued by The Lakeside Press for the years 1928 to 1952. With one exception, all of the spines have bright, clean and sharp gilt text. The exception is the issue for 1941 (Army Life in Dakota by De Trobriand); it is in otherwise near fine condition. None of the volumes have any prior ownership markings or book plates; and, nine of the copies contain "Compliments of the Season" cards laid-in from various R. R. Donnelley executives. Due to the cumulative weight for these 25 volumes our standard shipping costs can not be applied. The books can be shipped within the U.S. via Book Rate delivery for a charge of $15.00 or via Priority Delivery for a charge of $50.00.

      [Bookseller: Town's End Books]
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        Skin o' My Tooth

      The Crime Club / Doubleday, Garden City, NY 1928 - Black cloth lettered in red on the front panel and the spine panel. Spine ends are worn, front flap of dustjacket pasted on the front free endpaper, inscription dated 1929 also on the endpaper. Still a nice copy that has been married to the rare dustjacket. The dustjacket is in fine condition with only a very short tear along the edge of the rear flap. Lovely period cover art by Ernest Walker. An outstanding copy of this scarce book.; Octavo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Rossetti His Life and Works Authors presentation copyandnbsp

      

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd. ]
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        Manchu Customs and Superstitionsandnbsp

      

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd. ]
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        Undertones of War

      

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd. ]
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        Lady Chatterleys Lover

      

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd. ]
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        The Sacred Flame a Play in Three Acts

      

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd. ]
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        The Golden Age

      

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        Die Welt ist schön

      Munich: Kurt Wolff Verlag,, 1928. Quarto. Original blue cloth, device to front board and titles to spine in silver, top edge blue. With the photographically illustrated dust jacket. Housed in the original card slipcase titled on the backstrip in black. 100 photographic illustrations by Renger-Patzsch. An exceptional copy in the jacket with sunned spine, and extremities a little nicked and rubbed, marks to rear cover. First edition, first printing of one of the greatest and most influential photobooks of any era, with the scarce original card slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Valtatiet: runoja [Highways: poems].

      Helsinki: Otava 1928 - Octavo (19 x 15). Original pictorial wrappers in black, red and gold by Sylvi Kunnas; [64] pp. With six drawings by Kunnas on section dividers. A very good copy. This illustrated anthology of thirty poems by Mika Waltari (1908-1979) and Olavi Paavolainen (Lauri, 1903-1964) has been called “an undeniable high point of Futurist-inspired poetry written in the Finnish language.” The thirty poems, with titles such as “Train”, “Steel Flowers”, and “Film” reflect the authors’ fascination with progressive culture; they also incorporate innovative typographic experimentation (spacing, hyphens, ellipses) and are interspersed with illustrations of urban scenes by Finnish artist Sylvi Kunnas. “Valtatiet was not commercially successful and received mixed reviews that well illustrate the divided Finnish attitudes towards new art at the time [.] The authors were accused of slavishly following Marinetti’s instructions without creating anything of their own. One enthusiastic reviewer was inspired to use the Futurist-sounding title of '1,000 words of concrete: About Valtatiet: Personal experiences from Finland’s most Modernist poetry collection' and had the article printed in a scattered typography surrounded by geometric shapes and isolated words such as 'antenna, steel, visit'" (Sadik-Ogli 360). The Otava publishing house, which still exists, issued a facsimile reprint in 1982 (somewhat confusingly). Of the original edition, KVK, OCLC show only the copies at the Finnish and Swedish National Libraries, as well as at Bibliothèque Nordique (Paris). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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        Orlando

      New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928. #486/800 signed by Woolf. Kirkpatrick A11a. First edition, preceding the UK trade edition. Orlando was written for, and inspired by, Woolf's friend and lover, Vita Sackville- West, to whom the book is dedicated. A fine copy. Small leather bookplates inside rear pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Golden Legend, Inc. ]
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        A Fairy Garland, Being Fairy Tales From the Old French

      Cassell & Company / Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Dulac, Edmund. Signed by Illustrator. London and New York: Cassell & Company and Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. Limited edition, no. 843 of 1000 issued. Quarter vellum with blue cloth covered boards. 251 pp. Very good, lacking the original case. Spine a touch sunned with the bottom board corners bumped. 12 full color plates by Edmund Dulac who also signs his name on the limitations page at the front.

      [Bookseller: Stick Figure Books (ABAA/ILAB)]
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        Schwurzeugen des Antisemitismus? : Luther, Herder, Goethe, Fichte, Mommsen, Bismarck

      "Sonderdruck aus den "Abwehrblattern." Printer: Nowawes : Typ. Bronner [Undated. First published in 1928] - Pages yellow and brittle. Front cover and title page has the Nazi rubber stamp impression of Das Reichsinstitut für Geschichte des neuen Deutschlands [= Reich Institute for the History of the New Germany] The Reich Institute for the History of the New Germany was founded in 1935 and was an arm of the NSDAP. Its headquarters was in Berlin and it promoted pseudo science and anti-Semitism. It collected material that they felt buttressed their arguments that Jews were an inferior people. The reich was tauted to last one thousand years but it, and the institute survived for ten years. It was horrifically successful in its aims though, contaminating the minds of those Germans who did not already have a rabid hatred of Jews and facilitated the murder of most of the Jews in Europe. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Los Cla?sicos olvidados (Nueva biblioteca de autores espan?oles) Publicada bajo la direccio?n de Pedro Sa?inz y Rodri?guez. 10 vols

      Madrid: Blass 1928-31 - Provenance; from the library of Westfield College with it's bookplate. Description; 10 volumes, illustrated ; 22 cm. Contents; t. 1-2. Obras escogidas de Bartolome? Jose? Gallardo -- t. 3. Alvaro Cubillo de Arago?n ; Las mun?ecas de Marcela ; El Sen?or de Noches Buenas -- t. 4. Obras completas de Juan Alvarez Gato -- t. 5. D. Juan Marti?nez de Cue?llar : desengaffio del hombre en el tribunal de la fortuna y casa de descontentos -- t. 6-7. Juan Pe?rez de Moya : philosophia secreta -- t. 8. Las apologi?as de la lengua castellana en el siglo de oro -- t. 9. Reperto de Nola : libro de Guisados --t. 10. Obras escogidas de Salvador Jacinto Polo de Medina. Subjects; Spanish literature. 15 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE LIVES OF THE NOBLE GRECIANS AND ROMANES, COMPARED TOGETHER BY THAT GRAVE LEARNED PHILOSOPHER & HIS HISTORIGRAPHER, PLUTARKE OF CHAERONEA

      Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, Stratford-on-Avon 1928 - No. 63 of 100 sets on handmade papers and in the deluxe binding. Signed by the artist, Thomas Lowinsky. In the black half morocco over orange linen, bound by Morley of Oxford, stamped on the front pastedown. This edition maintains the archaic spelling and punctuation of the 1579 Plutarch. Quite nice set, in eight volumes.

      [Bookseller: BLACK SWAN BOOKS, INC., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Notes et croquis de voyage.

      o. O. (Lausanne), Mermod, (1928) 4° (27 x 20.5 cm), Titelei, Druckvermerk, 41 Bl. Text, 18 ganzseitige Orig.-Lithogr., Priv.-HPgt. m. gepr. Rückentitel (OU der Orig.-Broschuer mit eingebunden), Exlibris a. fl. Vs., Innenseite des OU und folgendes Bl. etw. gebräunt, sonst makelloses Ex. Ex. Nr. 34 der 190 Ex. der Normalausgabe auf Vergé d`Arches (bei einer Gesamtauflage von 202 Ex.). Text u. Lithographien von M. Barraud. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Illustr. Bücher - Originalgrafik Literatur Franz.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        THE SHUNNED HOUSE

      Published by Paul Cook The Recluse Press, Athol, Mass. 1928 - Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-58 [59] [60: blank], cloth. First edition. 300 copies printed of which this is one of 100 bound in black cloth and distributed by Arkham House in 1961. Lovecraft's first book of fiction. 300 copies were printed but the book was not published. A few copies were circulated among members of the tiny Lovecraft circle prior to August Derleth's acquisition of approximately 150 useable sets of sheets from Robert Barlow, Lovecraft's literary executor. Derleth distributed about 50 sets of sheets prior to 1961 when 100 were bound in the black cloth uniform with other Arkham House bindings. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1037. Joshi I-A-5. Upper rear corner slightly bumped, a fine copy with spine lettering bright and largely unblemished, with just a slight bit of loss. A superior copy. (#155065) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Lettre sur Mallarme adressee a Jean Roy?re

      Paris: Librairie Gallimard,Editions de la Nouvelle Rvue Francaise, 1928. 1 of 30 copies, this for Albert Henraux, printed on Van Gelder and with covers of Ingres Gray paper. Inscribed by Valery on the front flyleaf. Total edition 205 copies: 30 specially printed on Van Gelder as this destined for particular subscriber with their names printed on the justification page. 175 regular copies. Previously published in 1927 for the Amis de Lucien Kra reportedly in 15 copies. Slim quarto. Contemporary binding of half morocco & marbled boards initialled A.S.H. at the bottom of the spine. Spine slightly worn and faded. Original gray wrappers bound in. Jean Roy?re (b.1871, d 1956) poet and critic was a disciple of Mallarme, He founded of an important post-Symbolist periodical La Phalange (1906). Roy?re published several collections of poetry, as well as collected essays and critic studies.

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        Lettre sur Mallarme adressee a Jean Royčre

      Paris: Librairie Gallimard,Editions de la Nouvelle Rvue Francaise, 1928. 1 of 30 copies, this for Albert Henraux, printed on Van Gelder and with covers of Ingres Gray paper. Inscribed by Valery on the front flyleaf. Total edition 205 copies: 30 specially printed on Van Gelder as this destined for particular subscriber with their names printed on the justification page. 175 regular copies. Previously published in 1927 for the Amis de Lucien Kra reportedly in 15 copies. Slim quarto. Contemporary binding of half morocco & marbled boards initialled A.S.H. at the bottom of the spine. Spine slightly worn and faded. Original gray wrappers bound in. Jean Royčre (b.1871, d 1956) poet and critic was a disciple of Mallarme, He founded of an important post-Symbolist periodical La Phalange (1906). Royčre published several collections of poetry, as well as collected essays and critic studies.

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        Lady Chatterley's Lover. A HANDSOME PIRATE

      Privately Printed, [Florence?] 1928 8vo., attractively rebound in grey cloth, backstrip with paper label lettered in green, grey endpapers, uncut, a very good, bright, crisp, fresh copy. EDITION LIMITED TO 1500 COPIES (THIS COPY NO. 726). A bright copy of one of the several pirates published in the same year as the first edition and modelled closely on the original. This edition, almost certainly emanating from Florence, retains the numerous typographical errors of the original. Lawrence discusses these editions in 'My Skirmish with Jolly Roger' and its extended sequel 'A Propos of Lady Chatterley's Lover'. See Roberts. pp.97 - 100.

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        Om djur och om människan och djurvärlden. Huvudsakligen om en liten och inställsam rovlysten, om det skydd den får hos människorna, om kelandet med den, av ICN. Ny, översedd och något tillökad upplaga.

      - Stockholm; AB Seelig & co., 1928. 17x12 cm. 90 s. Häftad med tryckt omslag. Ouppskuren. Ryggen aningen solbränd, ett riss i bakre omslagets yttermarginal. Mycket fint ex. Andra upplagan av boken som först utkom 1927. Författarens vän G. O.Adelborg behandlar boken och dess författare i sin "Redogörelser och utredningar", där det framgår varför de två första upplagorna är så ovanliga: "Conradson, som var till ytterlighet självkritisk och noga övervägde varje faktum, ord och formulering, tyckte emellertid, att denna första upplaga hade vissa brister, och lät inom kort draga in den i och för makulering. En andra 'ny, översedd och något tillökad upplaga', omfattande 90 sidor trycktes 1928, men makulerades omedelbart. Mot slutet av 1928 trycktes så (i 500 ex.) 'ny, översedd och ytterligare tillökad upplaga', som med sina 110 sidor tillsvidare blev den slutgiltiga." Conradsons strävar i detta verk efter att höja de fredliga, pålitliga djurens rykte, medan han vill sänka rovdjurens och särskilt kattens, anseende: "De ha icke blivit bättre än de vilda rovlystna, de ha i stället blivit sämre än de sämsta av de vilda och fått ett ännu mer lågsinnat skick, en ännu mer förskräcklig uppsyn. Ja, denna uppsyn, denna förening av rovlystnad och sötaktighet, och dessa färger, dessa gröna ögons sken. Dessa ögon äro vanvettigare än de vilda frändernas. Det är dock klart, att detta slag av liv bör man ej uppmuntra." (s. 64-65).

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Cambridge, 28. III. 1928. - Large 8vo. 1 p. With autogr. envelope. To Mabel de Courcy Duncan, whose guest he had been: "[.] Your charming hospitality and the kindness of your sister [i. e. Ethel] and yourself I can never forget. The days were filled with delightful experiences, and, looking back on them, it seems that only by a sort of magic could so much pleasure have been provided for me in so a short time! [.]". - With printed address.

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        La Jeune Fille Verte. Gravures De Hermine David.

      Émile-Paul Frères, Paris 1928 - 1 lámina - 2 hojas - 263 pp. y 1 hoja. En papel de hilo. Ilustrado entre el texto con muy deliciosos aguafuertes. Edición de 225 ejemplares. (nº187). Perfecto ejemplar encuadernado de época a media piel con puntas. Lomera con mosaico art-decó. Corte superior dorado. Size: 28,5 x 20 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Front Page

      New York: Covici-Friede, 1928. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Book. 1st Edition. Signed by Author(s). Signed by Ben Hecht on the ffe. Rear hinge repair. Original dust jacket reconstructed with the addition of a complimentary backstrip. A signed first edition together with the dust jacket, a very scarce item and very seldom found..

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        CANTI ORFICI ED ALTRE LIRICHE. FIRENZE ED. VALLECCHI 1928

      ED. VALLECCHI 1928 13,5x18,5; pp.166. Con prefazione di Bino Binazzi. Brossura editoriale con dorso non originale. Peraltro praticamente Nuovo. II edizione. Raro e in Ottimo stato..

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        THE GOLDEN AGE

      

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