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        [SOVIET AGITPOP THEATER] Sinyaya bluza. 5 let. [i.e. Blue Blouse. 5 Years] / posvyaschaetsya pyatiletiyu Sinei bluzy. Sbornik pod redakciey B. Uzhanina i V. Mrozovskogo. [i.e. dedicated to "Blue Blouse" 5th Anniversary. Collection edited by B. Uzhanin and V. Mrozovsky]

      Moscow: Iskra revolyutsii, 1928. [64] pp. 26x17 cm. 5000 copies printed. Wrapper designed by B. Sakhnovsky, photo-montage by A. Akhtyrko, L. Zotov, B. Sakhnovsky. Spine is repaired with paper, otherwise good condition. "Blue Blouse" was a popular theater-collective of the early Soviet era. First a small troupe, it was soon replicated across the country, and by 1927 there were 5000 troupes with more than 100,000 actors involved. Essentially, they filled the gap left by the pre-revolutionary phenomenon of folk-theater. The "Blue Blouse" founded the style of agitprop theater, a corollary of the poster propaganda of the day. Most of the well-known Soviet poets and writers were involved in "Blue Blouse" productions: Osip Brik was the ideological creator of the theater; Vladimir Mayakovsky amd Vassily Lebedev-Kumach were among its writers. A tour of the theater to Germany, Lithuania and China connected with a wide public. This collection celebrates the 5th anniversary of the theater. It includes reviews of Sinyaya Bluza productions and describes the most notable performances. OCLC locates no copies in USA.

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        ENTER SIR JOHN.

      New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1928., 1928. First edition. First U. S. edition. Author's first book. Fine, bright, square copy in a fine, bright, fresh dust jacket. Illustrated by Sydney Seymour Lucas. Magda Warwick is found murdered, and suspicion fastens upon the lovely actress Martella Baring, who has no explanation and no defense to offer. While the London theater provides the background for murder, the murderer is caught with the help of a rewritten play. The basis for the 1930 film MURDER! directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starred Herbert Marshall and Norah Baring. An exceptional copy.

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        Volantino originale: «Campagna Nazionale per il Cappello di Paglia - La Caravella»

      1928 - 29 x 22 cm ca. (S. ind.). [1928]. Rarissimo foglio promozionale della serie «Campagna Nazionale per il Cappello di Paglia», dedicato alla "caravella", copricapo universitario. Disegnato da Thayaht sulla falsariga del depliant «Per il sole contro il sole», con efficaci slogan, impaginazione d'impatto in stampa bicolore, due disegni di cui un fotomontaggio. Ottime condizioni. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Men Without Women.

      First UK edition. London, Jonathan Cape 1928. 221

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        Tales of Fresh Water Fishing

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. First Edition. Thick Quarto. Grey consider the fishes of the South Seas to be the most fiercest in the world. He tells his stories of the tuna, sailfish, the wahoo and swordfish which would make any fisherman envious. Mr. Grey caught a 618 pound Silver Marlin, apparently a new species at the time and he tells of the fight of 1040 pound Striped Marlin and includes a photo of this incredibly huge fish along with 48 other photographs taken by the author. A fine bright copy bound in green cloth lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt, pictorial endpapers, in unclipped pictorial dust jacket with wear along the top edges, a piece torn away at head and small tear along bottom of front panel. Internally fresh without foxing, no names or plates.

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        Poems ... Introduction by B. H. Lehman

      San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1928. "First edition limited to 310 copies signed by Jeffers (this, no. 51); also signed by Ansel Adams on the photographic frontispiece portrait; small 4to, pp. [2], xi, [1], 49, [2]; printed in red and black with initials by Valenti Angelo by the Grabhorn Press; spine ever-so-slightly sunned, else a fine copy in a slightly worn slipcase. Alberts 51"

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        The Novels & Selected Writings. [Including Robinson Crusoe; Moll Flanders; Memoirs of a Cavalier; Journal of the Plague Year.]

      Oxford & New York: Basil Blackwell & Houghton Mifflin, 1928 - 14 volumes, octavo (230 x 155 mm). Finely bound in publisher's brown three-quarter crushed morocco, spines gilt in compartments, light brown cloth sides ruled in gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, brown endpapers, partly unopened. A few minor scuffs to bindings. An excellent set. Numerous plates, several folding, with captioned tissue guards. Limited large-paper edition, number 117 of 530 copies printed at the Shakespeare Head Press. A bright, attractive set of what is generally considered to be the best collected edition of the author's works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Found Dead. And Other True Ghost Stories.

      London: Herbert Jenkins, 1928. - FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.255. Publisher's mid-green cloth trimmed in black with original pictorial dust-wrapper. Minor edge toning and offset to flyleaf, ink name and date; wrapper a little edgeworn with a couple of tiny chips. Overall a near fine copy of a scarce book in jacket; according to our searches, at the time of writing this is the only such copy available for sale. A curious book concerning psychic phenomena, from the author of 'Ghosts I have Seen'. Claiming to be psychic from a young age, Tweedle became involved in Spiritualism and Theosophy, and was a close associate of the occultist Madame Blavatsky. She worked with several notable mediums and was a member of The Golden Dawn. She was a prolific writer of stories, usually with a romantic or supernatural theme. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        20 Hrs. and 40 Min. Our Flight in the Friendship. The American Girl, First Across the Atlantic by Air, Tells Her Story.

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. First edition, second printing, published the same year as the first. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Amelia Earhart on the half title page. In near fine condition with light rubbing. "In April 1928 Earhart received the telephone call that would change her life: an offer to become the first woman to fly the Atlantic. Earhart's impeccable character and physical resemblance to Charles A. Lindbergh made her an easy choice for the promoters, aviator Richard Byrd, publisher George Putnam, and socialite Amy Phipps Guest, who had originally intended to make the flight. On the morning of 3 July 1928 Earhart departed from Boston Harbor in a trimotor Fokker with pilots Wilmer 'Bill' Stultz and Louis 'Slim' Gordon. Earhart agreed to go as a passenger, though 'the idea of going as just 'extra weight' did not appeal to me at all.' Following the departure from Trepassy, Newfoundland, at 11:40 a.m. on 17 June, the Friendship encountered miserable weather, and Earhart never touched the controls during the 20-hour, 40-minute flight. Stultz landed the Fokker on the water at Burry Port, Wales, and Earhart became an immediate sensation. Earhart was astounded by the reception she received. She was feted in London and New York and was given a ticker-tape parade down Broadway with her nearly forgotten fellow pilots. On the postflight tour around the country... Earhart sensed her opportunity to promote her passions of aviation, feminism, and pacifism... Earhart became an accomplished speaker, writer, and columnist for Cosmopolitan. She joined Lindbergh in promoting a new air mail service, Transcontinental Air Transport, and she purchased a Lockheed Vega, which she flew in the first women's cross-country air derby in 1929" (ANB).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        English Delft Pottery. First edition limited to 100 copies signed by the author.

      London: Herbert Jenkins, 1928 - First edition, number 57 of 100 copies signed by Mundy. Demy 4to (11¼ x 8¾), pp. 127, (1) blank, index, 52 plates. Original gilt lettered white vellum backed blue cloth, top edges gilt. Fine clean bright copy. Sheets & plates clean, unmarked, complete. Provenance: From David Hunt Stockwell’s reference collection, with his pencil signature on the front free endpaper. H6921 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: J & J House Booksellers, ABAA]
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        Die göttliche Liturgie unseres heiligen Vaters Johannes Chrysostomus

      Volksliturgisches Apostolat Klosterneuburg, 1928 - Exemplar altersgemäß angedunkelt, Buchrücken leicht angerissen und oben und unten mit kleinen fehlenden Teilstücken, Deckel sonst mit einzelnen Gebrauchsspuren, Seiten mit einzelnen Markierungen Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 499 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Konrad von Agris]
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        Rheinisches Wörterbuch. 9 Bände. Im Auftrag der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, der Gesellschaft für Rheinische Geschichtskunde und des Provinzialverbandes der Rheinprovinz auf Grund der von J. Franck begonnenen, von allen Kreisen des

      - rheinischen Volkes unterstützten Sammlung. Bonn, Fritz Klopp und Berlin, Erika Klopp, 1928 - 1971, Kl:-4°, 1606, 1530, 1263, 1807, 1499, 1362, 2095, 1510 und 1858 S., mit zahlreichen Wortkarten und 1 Übersichstkarte in Band 9, Original-Halbledereinbände (Bände 2-9) und Halbleinwandeinband (Band 1). Die Bände 1-4 innen teils gebräunt und fleckig, gestempelt, wenige Anmerkungen, 2 Seiten mit Eckabriß sowie Einbände etwas fleckig).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Martin Barbian & Grund GbR]
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        The Persian Gulf

      Oxford: Clarendon Pres, 1928. First. Hardcover. VG+. An historical sketch from the earliest times to the beginning of the twentieth century. 322 pp, ill, lengthy bibliography, glossary, large pull out folding map in pocket inside rear cover, and index. Long respected work on the Gulf. VG+ and maybe even a little better than that in original blue cloth.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        Skin o' My Tooth

      Garden City, NY: The Crime Club / Doubleday, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. 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.

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Die Bottcherstrasse. Internationale Zeitschrift. Year I, No. 1 through Year II, No. 2 in 14 issues (all published).

      1928. A complete run of the monthly publication on art and culture, edited by Ludwig Roselius, who owned the "Kaffee Hag" (Sanka) factory based in Bremen, where he established an intellectual center from which issues were produced on special topics, incl. modern architecture, the women's movement, philosophy, etc., with writings by many well-known contributors incl. Mendelsohn, Corbusier, Wright, et al., beautifully illustrated throughout after photographs, color advertisements, reproductions of graphic works, tipped-in facsimiles, and supplements. Lg. 4to. Orig. illus. wrpps., some soiling to covers, one issue with damp-staining along spine, some rust around staples, last two issues with minor losses to covers, some minor tears along spines. Bremen (Angelsachsen Verlag) 1928-1929. Ex-libris copy with labels to front covers verso.

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        Sun.

      Paris: Black Sun, 1928. Limited. paperback. near fine. Color frontispiece. 8vo, wrappers, printed in red & black; glassine d.w. Front & back panels of the gilt slipcase are present. Paris: Black Sun Press, 1928. Limited Edition. Editions Narcisse. One of 150 copies on Holland Van Gelder. Near fine copy (chip on lower spine).

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        The Company of Adventurers

      London: East Africa, 1928. First. Hardcover. VG to vg+. 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. Nice vg (spine lettering readable but little dull) to vg+ copy.

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        La Divina Commedia.

      London: The Nonesuch Press,, 1928. Or, The Divine Vision. In Italian and English. The Italian text edited by Mario Casella of the University of Florence with the English version of H. F. Cary and 42 illustrations after the drawings by Sandro Botticelli. Folio. Original orange vellum, titles to spine, roundels and ruling to boards gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, partially unopened. Housed in a modern brown cloth slipcase (with a few light scratches). 34 double and 8 single-page plates after Botticelli. Spine sunned as usual but still orange, light rubbing to the extremities, a few minor marks and some faint dust-soiling to vellum, small tear to lower edge of front free endpaper, partially toned endpapers, otherwise internally fresh, a sound copy, entirely unbowed, and generally in very good condition. First Nonesuch edition. Number 1,148 from a limited edition of 1,475 copies on Dutch paper. A beautifully presented and bound edition of Dante's Divine Comedy, with Dante's Italian printed in parallel with Rev. Henry F. Cary's English translation (1814, the first complete English translation, much loved by Coleridge), and with Sandro Botticelli's illustrations, reproduced from the first Florentine edition of the Divine Comedy (1481).

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        Shires and Provinces by "Sabretache" [and:] More Shires and Provinces by "Sabretache"

      Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited, London 1928 - First editions. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards. Frontispiece and 15 additional full-page mounted color plates in each volume. Printed tissue guards. Two color decorated initial letters at chapter heads, illustrations in text. 2 vols. Folio. Lionel Edwards' Masterpiece. A beautiful, monumental work, one of the classics of modern sporting books, its crowning glory being the superb Lionel Edwards color plates. These volumes are his masterpiece and among the greatest depictions of English hunting scenes of this, or any other, century.With a notable provenance: John M. Schiff, Yale class of 1925, was an avid horseman, fox hunter, and polo player; he raised thoroughbred horses in Kentucky and Florida, and owned a racing stable at Belmont Park. Like his father, Mortimer L. Schiff, he was a dedicated book collector. Original green cloth, t.e.g., others uncut. Spine a bit dull, slight shelf wear. Near fine. Bookplate of noted sporting collector John M. Schiff in vol. I, with his signature "John M. Schiff / Xmas 1926" Illustrated by Lionel Edwards. Frontispiece and 15 additional full-page mounted color plates in each volume. Printed tissue guards. Two color decorated initial letters at chapter heads, illustrations in text. 2 vols. Folio

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        Salambo - Schlangentänzerin, Entwurf 1927

      Rosenthal um 1928, Selb - Auf flachem Sockel stehend. Höhe 26,5 cm. Auf dem Sockel mit Künstlermonogramm "GO". Rosenthal-Markung unter dem Sockel Modellnr. 956., - Gustav Oppel geb.1891 in Volkstedt; gest. 1978 berlin, war ein bekannter deutscher Bildhauer, Keramik- und Pozellanmodelleur.Ausbildung an den Akademien und Kunstgewerbeschulen in Dresden, München und Berlin. Seit 1918 als selbständiger Bildhauer in Dresden, ab 1931 in Berlin tätig. Er war mit einigen Arbeiten an der großen Berliner Kunstausstellung 1923 und 1928/29 an der Internationalen Wanderausstellung der American Federation of Arts, Washington USA sowie an der Weltausstellung in Barcelona beteiligt. Seine Porzellanplastiken wurden durch zahlreiche Museen erworben, so durch das ?Metropolitan Museum?, New York, das ?Art Institut of Chicago?, das ?Thüringer Museum Eisenach?, und die ?Staatlichen Museen Schwerin? Sehr schöner Zustand

      [Bookseller: Bachmann & Rybicki UG haftungsbeschränkt]
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        Meistergeigen aus dem Besitz von Emil Hermann. 1926 - 27. (und:) Rare Violins Meistergeigen Emil Hermann. 1927 - 28. 2 Bände.

      (1928/1929), Berlin - New York 1928 - Quer-Quart. 49 nn. Bll. (Katalog 1926 - 27); 57 nn. Bll. (Katalog 1927 - 28). Original-Broschuren mit Kordelheftung. Zwei seltene Kataloge des renommierten Geigenhändlers Emil Herrmann. - Biographische Angaben zu Emil Herrmann (1888 - 1963) sind schwer zu ermitteln. Bekannt ist, daß der gebürtige Deutsche früh dem Vorbild seines Vaters August folgte, der neben seiner Lehrertätigkeit auch mit Geigen handelte. Emil wanderte nach Amerika aus und die nach ihm benannte Firma erwarb Weltruf und gehörte neben Namen wie Walter Hamma (Stuttgart), Albert Phillip Hill (London) und Heinrich Ludwig Werro (Bern) bald zu den 'ersten Adressen' der beachteten Händler und Experten. - In beiden Katalogen sind zusammen 85 vor allem altitalienische Meistergeigen in je drei Ansichten (Vorder-, Seiten- und Hinteransicht) abgebildet. Der Katalog '1926 - 27' zeigt sowohl Instrumente, die teils schon verkauft waren - hier mit Hinweis auf die neuen Eigentümer ("berühmte Künstler und bekannte Sammler") - als auch solche, die sich noch im Besitz Herrmanns befanden. Herrmann hebt in seinem Vorwort (in faksimilierter Handschrift) hervor, daß unter den "auserlesenen Stücken" die "bedeutendsten italienischen Meister" vertreten sind. Am Ende dieses Kataloges befinden sich acht Tafeln, auf denen die Geschäftsräume und Werkstätten der Geschäftsniederlassungen in Berlin und New York zu sehen sind. Der Katalog '1927 - 28' wird im Vorwort von Herrmann als "zweiter Jahrgang" bezeichnet. Er trägt den Vermerk "Privat-collection Emil Herrmann". - Broschur von Katalog '1927 -28' mit goldgeprägtem Wappen (ein stilisierter Geigenhals trennt die Buchstaben E und H). - Einbände berieben, mit Randläsuren und kleinen Einrissen; Ecken und Kanten berieben und bestoßen; die ersten und letzten Blatt etwas stockfleckig (bei Katalog "1927-28" stärker); etwas gebräunt; vereinzelt mit kleinen Einrissen und Knickfalten. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        WILLY POGANY'S MOTHER GOOSE

      - POGANY,WILLY. WILLY POGANY'S MOTHER GOOSE. NY: Nelson (1928). 4to, 1/4 cloth, blue boards, fine. First edition, LIMITED TO 500 COPIES NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY WILLY POGANY. One of the most outstanding editions of Mother Goose, illustrated by Pogany with unique full page color illustrations as well as many half-page color illustrations, marvelous black and whites and silhouettes all in classic Art Deco style. Wonderful and also exceptionally rare in the limited edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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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. First Edition. Very good copies all in the orginal leather with buckram. Gilt-crossed bands. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.. 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.

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        Bentley 6½-litre six-cylinder standard model

      Bentley Motors Ltd. 1928 - Quarter dark green leather and green cloth-bound hardback binding with bright gilt lettering and gilt Bentley motif to upper board; in better than very good shape. Contents include: colour frontispiece by F. Gordon Crosby, features, specifications, prices and service guarantees, various tinted vignettes of component parts, eight coachwork images (the Weymann Touring Car, Open Touring Car, Cabriolet Coupé, Weymann Saloon, etc.); thus a very prestigious catalogue brochure (No. 27, October 1928). Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Photo Album - Rare - Insider Views of the Anglo-Persian Oil Company - Masjed Soleyman Oilfields

      Persia, 1928. Persia, 1928-1932. Album of photographs offering rare insider views of the Anglo-Persian Oil Company's early operations in the Masjed Soleyman oilfields, where the successful British Petroleum 'Big Oil' corporation was formed only twenty years before. Also containing scenes of indigenous Bakhtiari nomads and Qashqai people. Contains 203 gelatin silver print photographs, measuring approximately 6 x 8 cm, neatly ensconced behind window mounts, recto and verso onto 25 thick leaves. A scant few are duplicate views. Oblong 8vo. album, green cloth boards, measuring approximately 24 x 19 x 5 cm. Front pastedown signed and inscribed, "W. Baggaley, Masjed i Suleiman, Persia, 1928/32" [Masjed Soleyman, Khuzestan, Iran]. Together with a greeting card from Persia signed by British Engineer Cyril Frank Baggaley, a postcard portrait photograph taken in Persia, a large illustrated newspaper announcement printed in 1932 pertaining to the Anglo-Persian Concession, and a 1910 invitation to the Anglo-Persian Oil Company staff. Slight age-toning to some of the photographs, otherwise in Very Good Condition. A rare firsthand glimpse into the industrial innovation of BP's founders and also the Shah's movement for modernization in Iran and - early oil drilling in Iran!. Very Good.

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        The House At Pooh Corner By. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

      Methuen & Co., London 1928 - First edition. 8vo., orig. salmon cloth with a small pictorial decoration in gilt on the upper board, (180)pp. A bit of offsetting on the e/papers o/w an about fine copy in the d/w which has chipping to the spine ends, some light soiling, and a few chips to the edges but is still very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Mason Books (ABAC)]
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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. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. Spine gently rolled, offsetting to endpapers, corners and ends of spine lightly bumped. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, of the fourth Winnie-the-Pooh book, in which Tigger makes his first appearance.

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        Bentley 6½-Litre Six-cylinder Standard Model

      London: Bentley Motors Ltd, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Quarter dark green leather and green cloth-bound hardback binding with bright gilt lettering and gilt Bentley motif to upper board; in better than very good shape. Contents include: colour frontispiece by F. Gordon Crosby, features, specifications, prices and service guarantees, various tinted vignettes of component parts, eight coachwork images (the Weymann Touring Car, Open Touring Car, Cabriolet Coupé, Weymann Saloon, etc.); thus a very prestigious catalogue brochure (No. 27, October 1928). Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Prior Books]
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        BLOSSOM A FAIRY STORY

      A. & C. Black Ltd. 1928 - 1st 1928. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper. Large format. Blue cloth spine with gilt title. Marble-effect boards with white title-label to front cover. 8 beautiful colour and 8 beautiful b/w plates plus some b/w text illustrations. 94 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Prize plate to front endpaper. Light foxing and page browning to contents which are otherwise clean. Also includes a prospectus for "The Troubles of a Gnome" by Zofja Kossak Szczucka (illustrated by Folkard). Scarce original dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with slight loss and a bit grubby/foxed. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of the VIII King's Royal Irish Hussars 1693-1927 in 2 Volumes

      W Heffer & Sons 1928 - 2 Volumes., xii+402pp & vii+399pp, colour and black & white plates, fold-out maps. Limited edition of 250 copies of which this is number 11. Contents include Low Countries, Mahratta War, Crimea (inc. Charge of the Light Brigade), Indian Mutiny, Second Afghan & Boer Wars, WW1 Western Front & Iraq 1920. Original green cloth with gilt in superb condition including the original green jackets with regimental badge illustrations to front panels. Photos available by email on request. Very scarce especially with the jackets. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tarzan Lord of the Jungle

      A. C. McClurg & Co. Chicago 1928 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Edgar Rice Burroughs on a typed letter laid into the book that reads "It affords me a great deal of pleasure to append my autograph hereto for your collection. With kindest regards, I am, Very sincerely yours, Edgar Rice Burroughs" A wonderful copy. This ORIGINAL sophisticated First Issue dustjacket is rich in color with minor wear to the edges. The book is great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A beautiful copy SIGNED by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Zlom. Kniha versu 1923-1928

      Praha: Jan Fromek 1928 Neue Auflage, 46. Band der Edition Odeon, Typographie Karel Teige, gedruckt bei Kryl und Scotti in Neutitschein (Novy Jicin in Mähren), Einband von J. Tvrdy nach dem Entwurf von Karel Teige; OBrosch., 64 Seiten, 14 x 20 cm, Deckelkanten ganz leicht bestoßen, einige Seiten noch ungeschnitten, einige Bogen nich eingebunden (ursprünglicher Zustand, keine Beschädigung), innen schön erhalten, altersgemäß sehr guter Zustand.Poesie, Dichtung, Typographie, Karel Teige, Avantgarde

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
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        ZLOM. Kniha versu 1923-1928. Nové Vydáni.

      Odeon,, Praha, 1928 - 14x20. 64pp. 4 láminas con tipomontajes en papel amarillo y a dos tintas de Karel Teige. Poeta checo que se suicidó en Praga en 1951. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
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        Chageinu - Our Holidays a picture book drawn by Z. Raban of the Bezalel Art School, [Hebrew title page:] Chageinu sefer tmunot ziyer Zeev Raban. Bezalel Jerusalem, Kharuzim me'et Avi-Shai -Hebrew verses by Avi-Shai

      Miller-Lynn Publishing Co.; Jerusalem, New York; 1928 - Beautifully illustrated in color images with tissue covering. title in gold, 15 tipped in color plates & 13 printed poems in gold and green ink opposite the illustrations, a scarcer variant of the edition with Hebrew text. Good + condition. Blue boards with gilt title and decoration. **All books are part of the inventory of our New Paltz Brick and Mortar Store" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barner Books]
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        De moderne houtsnede in Nederland. een overzicht in 165 afbeeldingen bijeengebracht en ingeleid. [?]

      Kosmos, Amsterdam 1928 - First edition. In publisher's cloth, with the scarce original, illustrated dust jacket. 38, (2) p., and (64) illustrated plates. A profound overview of the art of modern Dutch woodcuts with 165 illustrations. Dust jacket yellowed due to ageing, slightly chipped. Foxing throughout. Overall in very good condition. In publisher's cloth, with the scarce original, illustrated dust jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        My Book House [and] My Travelship. Complete Set in Original Wooden House.; [With:] Continuation volumes, and 'A Picturesque Tale of Progress'

      The Bookhouse for Children, Chicago - A very good set of the six-volume "My Book House" and three-volume "My Travelship" in the original wooden house. Original cloth, with mounted cover illustrations, showing characteristic wear, some hinges cracked, soiling, etc., but overall a fine original set, preserved in the wooden case that shows a few small cracks to the wood and chips to the paint, but has chimneys intact and gilt title-paint fresh and bright, lacking the front steps as often given the tenuous attachment to the frame. Each volume is lavishly illustrated in color by such artists as N.C. Wyeth and Milo Winter, and prints classic children's stories, poems, myths, history, and tales. WITH THE CONTINUATION OF THE SERIES: Volumes Eight through Twelve of "My Book House," 1928-34; and the eight-volume series "A Picturesque Tale of Progress," 1929-33. Together 22 volumes. Additional shipping charges apply. Good [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Bookshop]
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        Die Möglichkeit der Weltraumfahrt - Allgemeinverständliche Beiträge zum Raumschiffproblem

      Verlag von Hachmeister & Thal, Leipzig 1928 344 S., mit 70 Abbildungen, Inhalt: In den Tiefen des Weltenraumes. Belebte Welten.Raumschiffahrtsdichtung und Bewohnbarkeitsphantasien seit der Renaissance bis heute. Grundprobleme der Raumschiffahrt. Betriebsstoffe der Raumschiffe. Fahrtrouten, Fahrzeiten und Landungsmöglichkeiten. Stationen im Weltraum. Von der Luftschiffahrt zur Raumschiffahrt. Die ungangbaren Wege zur Realisierung der Weltraumschiffahrt. Die Rakete als Antriebskraft. Schlußwort. Literaturverzeichnis; Leineneinband, Format 16 x 23,5 cm guter Zustand Versand D: 7,00 EUR

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        Bambi, A Life in the Woods.

      New York: Simon and Schuster,, 1928. [Translated from the German by Whittaker Chambers.] Foreword by John Galsworthy. Octavo. Original green vertical-ribbed cloth, spine lettered gilt and with thick gilt rule at head and tail, front cover with deer motif in gilt in central panel, pictorial endpapers, top edge stained yellow. 26 full-page illustrations by Kurt Wiese; title with vignette and device printed in green. Light rubbbing to corners and ends of spine, spine lightly faded. A very good copy. First American edition, stated first printing (July 1928). The German-language original was first published in Berlin in 1923. This copy with a signed photograph of Salten inscribed to Nelson Craig in 1935 pasted to the verso of the front free endpaper. Photographs of Salten are extremely uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Bambi: A Life in the Woods.

      Simon and Schuster, New York: 1928. First U.S. edition., 1928.. First U.S. edition.. Spine and edges lightly sunned, minor wear to spine tips, a few light spots, overall very good in good, price clipped dust jacket with a toned spine, shallow chipping to edges, two inch split to upper front jacket flap fold, in mylar cover.. Short manuscript note in German, signed by Felix Salten laid in on Felix Salten's stationary, dated 1933.

      [Bookseller: The Hermitage Bookshop, Member ABAA]
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        Willy Pogany's Mother Goose, Signed Limited First Edition

      Signed First Limited Edition Mother Goose by Willy Pogany 140 out of 500 RAREPublished by Thomas Nelson and Sons. New York. 1928Condition: Very good.

      [Bookseller: E&H Rare Books]
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        Pervaia Vsesoiuznaia Spartakiada, Moscow, 1928 i Zimniaia Rabochaia Spartakiada, Oslo. Title from cover: Spartakiada CCCP.

      Unpaginated (86 leaves printed both recto and verso) album published in conjunction with the first Winter and Summer Spartakiads held in Oslo and Moscow in February and August, 1928, with brief texts about the competitions and participants as well as the backgrounds of the events, accompanied by many hundreds of photographic images, including some very interesting photocollages incorporating radical typographic elements. Oblong large 4to. Orig. decorative cloth. Moscow (Fizkultura i Sport) 1928.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        L'aiglon

      Eugène Fasquelle, éditeur 1928 - In-8 (15 x 20,5 cm.), reliure d'éditeur en matière plastique proche de la bakélite ou de la galatite, 262 pages, portrait de l'auteur en frontispice, reliure articulée avec des charnières de type "piano", plaques de titre en métal chromées et gravées au dos et au 1er plat, plats biseautés, "reliure Jotau breveté S.G.D.G." au bord inférieur du second plat, tranche supérieure dorée, un des 3000 exemplaires tirés sur vélin de fil des Papeteries du Marais (n°1570) ; plats légèrement frottés, par ailleurs très bel état pour cette étonnante et rare reliure d'avant-garde. Le rayon d'honneur

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        Im Westen nichts Neues. Unkorrigierter Vordruck.

      - Berlin, Propyläen Verlag, 1928. Gelber Originalumschlag. 292 S. Vorabdruck der ersten Ausgabe. Rücken lädiert (siehe Photo). Leicht verzogen. Umschlag etwas bekleckert. Ein wenig stockfleckig.* Sehr seltener Vorabdruck. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis ILAB]
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        Nigger to Nigger

      New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1928 First Printing (no additional printings noted). 8vo: xii,270pp, including a glossary. Publisher's vivid orange, coarsely woven cloth, spine and upper cover stamped in black; in a pictorial dust jacket, priced $2. A Fine (save for light offsetting and an owner's surname on the front fly leaf) tight, bright, very lightly read copy; in a better than Near Fine, lightly rubbed and dust-soiled jacket. Fine

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd.]
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        Daughter of the Hawk, The

      Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1928 First Edition (so stated), fewer than 1000 copies issued. 8vo: 304pp. Publisher's moss-green cloth, spine and upper cover lettered in orange (apparently a variant binding; Wilden cites tan cloth printed in black); price-clipped pictorial dust jacket. A Fine, tightly bound, unmarked copy; in a bright Near Fine jacket, lightly edge-worn, with shallow losses to spine head (but not touching lettering), stain on rear panel. Wilden 10b. Fine

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd.]
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