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        Arabia of the Wahhabis.

      London: Constable & Co Ltd 1928 - First edition. 8vo. xvi, 422, (2) pp. Publisher's green cloth, gilt lettered to the spine, inscribed by author on the half title "24.IV.28 To Doreen and Jasper Blunt / with the author's best wishes / for long years of happiness. 28.XI.28", his inscription concluding with a line in Arabic script which translates "Help thou a land while thou dwellest therein / and say not - "I am a stranger here". Frontispiece, 28 plates, 1 large folding map of Central Arabia and a full page plan of Buraida [Buraydah]. Some general wear to the binding, occasional spotting. Jasper Scawen Blunt served in the Royal Artillery from an early age and saw action in the Middle East towards the end of the First World War, including in Hejaz. He subsequently served as a British military attaché in Greece and Turkey before serving again in the Second World War, attaining the rank of Brigadier. This book was inscribed as a wedding present, the line of Arabic verse coming from the "Diwans" of the pre-Islamic poet Abid Ibn al-Abras with Philby clearly reflecting upon the itinerant lifestyle of a military family. Although he shared a forename and a surname with the celebrated writer and Arabist Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, incidentally also a friend of the Harry St. John Philbys, Jasper Scawen Blunt and he do not appear to have been close relatives, if at all. The connection between Blunt and Philby, who were near contemporaries, would therefore likely be their shared experiences serving in the Middle East and a keen interest in matters Arabian.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        The House At Pooh Corner; With Decorations By Ernest H Shepard - 1st Edition

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1928. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A lovely, just about Fine first Impression of the first edition. Bright salmon pink original cloth with gilt stamped illustrations of Pooh and Christopher Robin to front board, top edges gilt, minor traces of foxing to page edges. Complete in the Near Fine, ever so slightly rubbed dust-wrapper, tiny closed tear to the top edge of the rear panel; Once more, and for the last time we meet Christopher Robin and his friends in the forest. Pooh and Piglet, Kanga and Roo, Owl, Eeyore and Rabbit, together with all Rabbit's friends and relations, are there as before, but they are joined now by a new friend, the Strange and Bouncy Tigger. At the end Pooh makes, as far as his waist will permit, his farewell bow, hoping that if you hear no more of him and Christopher Robin, you will still keep a friendly place in your hearts for them. (from the dust-wrapper) .

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        The House At Pooh Corner

      Published by Methuen, London in 1928. This is a lovely first edition copy of The House At Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne.  The book is in Fine condition and is housed in a Very Good/Near Fine dust jacket.  The dust jacket is the correct first edition cover, with 179th thousand stated under when we were very young on the rear flap. There are some minor marks and wear to the cover, including the edges and spine, where there is some chipping to the top and bottom. This is a little worse to the top of the spine and there is also a little rubbing here which has affected the word the. However, apart from this the cover is in very good condition and still retains its lovely original caramel colour. The book itself is in fine condition. There are some slight bumps to the corners and spine ends and some rubbing on the spine that corresponds to the rubbing of the jacket. Inside there is some light acid migration to the front and rear endpapers, otherwise this lovely book has its original beautiful bright salmon boards and bright clean pages.  Overall, this is a beautiful copy of this classic children's favourite and would be the perfect addition to any modern literature or children's first edition collections.

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      - BANNERMAN,HELEN. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO MAGIC DRAWING BOOK [in] FUN WITH DOTS FOR LITTLE TOTS. Platt & Munk (illustrations dated 1928, box dated 1940). There are 4 books, stiff pictorial wraps, each near fine except for a few erasures or light pencil marks and basically UNUSED in the original pictorial box. The little girl on the cover of the box is pictured holding a copy of Little Black Sambo in her arms. This is a "paint by numbers" set including an edition of Sambo with color covers and with all illustrations (by an unknown hand) portraying a grossly stereotypical American Black family. Also includes The Little Small Red Hen, Three Bears and Little Sallie Mandie magic drawing books. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Mémoires sur la vie privée de Marie-Antoinette. Introduction de Fr. Funck-Brentano. 2 tomes en 1 volume

      Paris, Cite des Livres 1928 - Exemplaire N° 831 sur Velin du Marais. - La meilleure édition moderne (Fierro, 261). - Reliure signé Asper, Genève. - Frais exemplaire, seulement petite réparation en entre-nerf XXIV, 240; 256 pages Maroquin rouge, dos orné et à 5 nerfs, filets dorés, dentelle intérieure, tête or, 8° [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Kunst Antiquariat Flotow GmbH]
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        The House at Pooh Corner

      London Published by Methuen, (1928). , xi, 178 pages, black and white illustrations within the textguter Zustand, ex libris aV Versand D: 1,00 EUR

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        20 Hrs. 40 Min. (Hours / Minutes) Our Flight in the Friendship - INSCRIBED COPY -

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1928. Hardcover. Very Good. 2nd printing, 1928, INSCRIBED: 'To Cyril Dolan, who produced the first air- rail tickets ever used. Amelia Earhart' on the verso of the frontispiece. 'To Cyril Dolan' in heavier blue ink' for whatever reason. VG copy, lacking jacket, and p. 309 shows some tanning from the insertion of old newspaper articles related to Earhart. Also laid in are two business cards from Mr. Dolan, the first identifying him as a 'Traffic Agent' for TAT - Transcontinental Air Transport in NYC, the second identifying Mr. Dolan as 'Traffic Manager' for the New York, Philadelphia and Washington Airway Corporation of NYC. Probably signed during the September 4, 1929 visit of Earhart to Bethlehem PA, the first speaking engagement since she had become famous as the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic. In an article from the 2001 Bethlehem Morning Call, the events of that day are recalled: 'Her plane was quickly mobbed by the throng who ran out to greet her. First in line was C.E. Dolan, the New York representative of the Transcontinental Air Transport Co. The fledgling airline was the sponsor of Earhart's visit.' If Mr. Dolan really did issue the first airline tickets ever used, that's quite a pioneering achievement in aviation, although of a vastly lower order than Ms. Earhart's accomplishments!

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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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        Record Flights

      Dorrance and Company, Philadelphia 1928 - First Edition, No. 77 of 500 copies. Portrait frontispiece and 17 illustrations. 286 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Signed; One of 500 Copies. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Chamberlain flew from New York to Germany in June, 1927. Original patterned cloth over boards, black cloth spine, spine dulled, else fine in very good original slipcase Portrait frontispiece and 17 illustrations. 286 pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Illustrious Prime Ministers of China: Their Ancient Manners and Philosophies: A Symphony of the Spheres

      New York: Printed by Manger, Hughes & Manger, Inc, 1928. Hardcover. Near Fine. illustrations, xii, [13]-108, [5]p. Printed on unopened double-leaves oriental style. Original illustrated boards. 30cm. No Jacket. INSCRIBED on first blank leaf by Ly to Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, who together with her husband were noted collectors of great art.

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      Boston & New York, 1928. Original publisher's cloth, printed paper label. Corners rubbed. Bookseller's label on lower inner corner of front pastedown. Author's presentation inscription on front fly leaf. Internally clean. Very good plus. In dust jacket with minor wear, price clipped on upper and lower corners. In a blue half morocco and cloth slipcase, gilt. Roosevelt's speech supporting Alfred E. Smith for the Democratic presidential nomination. Smith was the out- going governor of New York, an office in which Roosevelt succeeded him. This copy is signed boldly on the fly leaf by Roosevelt, with a presentation inscription to a collector: "For Mr. H.D. Trevillian / from Franklin D. Roosevelt / Albany March 4th 1932.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Dames de Californie

      Emile Hazan 1928 - - Emile Hazan, Paris 1928, 14,5x19,5cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 20 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi box noir, dos à cinq nerfs, date, nom de l'auteur et titre de l'ouvrage au palladium, plats de papier marbré façon peau de serpent, gardes et contreplats de papier bordeaux, tête de palladium, couvertures et dos conservés, élégante reliure signée de Goy & Vilaine. Ouvrage illustré, en frontispice, d'un portrait de Joseph Kessel par Achille Ouvré. Bel exemplaire élégamment établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition, one of 20 numbered copies on Japan, deluxe edition. Binding half black box, back with five nerves, date, name of the author and book title palladium boards so mottled snake skin paper, guards and contreplats burgundy paper, palladium head covers and backs preserved, elegant binding signed Goy & Vilaine. Illustrated book, frontispiece, a portrait of Joseph Kessel Crafted by Achille. Bel elegantly prepared copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Zauberberg [2 Volume Set]

      Berlin: G. Fischer Verlag, 1928. First edition, first printing, thus. Very mild spotting to foredges, otherwise a near fine two-volume set in original vellum-backed patterned boards, top edges gilt. Scholar David H.H. Ingalls' copy, with his bookplate affixed to the front pastedown of each volume. One of 1,000 copies, signed by Mann on the colophon. Text in German.. Duodecimo. 578; 629 pages. With a frontispiece illustration in volume one.

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        Abd-Er-Rhaman in Paradise

      1928. the climax of Nash's representational wood engravings. Original wood engraving printed on Japanese paper with the stamp of the Paul Nash Trust. 7 x 5.5 cms. Mounted. Engraved for the Golden Cockerel Press book Abd-Er-Rhaman in Paradise and used on the title page and the dust jacket. The wood-engravings Nash produced for this book are fine examples of his work, Clare Colvin in Paul Nash Book Designs marks them out: "stylistically they mark the climax of Nash's representational wood engravings".

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        Weiblicher Halbakt nach rechts blickend, Bleistiftzeichnung auf chamois Papier, 1928

      44x36 cm - (z. T. schwach knittrig und einige schwache Flecken) unter Passepartout, u. r. sign. und dat. Gewicht 1000 g

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        Düne mit Feldzeichen und Figuren auf einer Anhöhe.

      - Schwarze Kreide, ein wenig grau laviert, mit brauner Feder umrandet, auf Bütten mit Fragment eines Wasserzeichens: berönter Wappenschild, verso von späterer Hand bezeichnet. 11,2:18,1 cm. - Mit kleinem Einriß im oberen Rand, verso mit älteren Verklebungen an den oberen Ecken. Provenienz: Sammlung Prinz W. Argoutinsky-Dolgoroukoff, Paris, Lugt Suppl. 2602 d; versteigert in Berlin 8.11.1928, Nr. 522; Sammlung Adolf Gruis, Berlin, nicht bei Lugt.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Complete set of first editions of the Pooh books, comprising When We Were Very Young (1924); Winnie-the-Pooh (1926); Now We Are Six (1927); The House at Pooh Corner (1928)

      London: Methuen, 1928. First editions. When We were Very Young is the second issue with page ix numbered. Illustrated by E.H. Shephard. 4 vols. 8vo. Publisher's gilt-stamped cloth, t.e.g. Light shelfwear to covers, some fraying to spine ends and tips of Winnie the Pooh, all but When We Were Very Young in original illustrated dust-jackets (spines darkened, some chipping and wear, closed tear to front panel of Winnie-the-Pooh, rear panel separated on The House at Pooh Corner), contemporary owner's signature on ffep of When We Were Very Young. In custom blue half morocco slipcase and chemise. First editions. When We were Very Young is the second issue with page ix numbered. Illustrated by E.H. Shephard. 4 vols. 8vo. Winnie-the-Pooh and his pals - Piglet, Rabbit, Eeyore, Tigger and Owl - and their adventures in Hundred Acre Wood (100 Aker Wood) have amused adults and children alike since they were first published. Milne attended Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was an active contributor to, and editor of, the student magazine Granta. Upon graduation, he joined Punch Magazine and published plays, screenplays, poems and 18 novels. However, it is for the work written for his son Christopher Milne, and illustrated by E.H. Shepard, that his fames endures. Payne I.A-IV.A. Cutler & Stiles, 115-16

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      New York: Random House / Pynston Printers, 1928. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Rockwell Kent. New York: Random House / Pynston Printers, 1928. Fine/near fine. Rockwell Kent. New York: Random House / Pynson Printers, 1928. Fine/near fine. Rockwell Kent. Spectacular hand-colored edition of Candide (1 of 95), issued to celebrate the inauguration of Bennett Cerf's new company, Random House. The logo for Random House, used to this day, comes from the final illustration in the book, by Rockwell Kent, depicting an idealized country home filled with the ideas of the Enlightenment. The edition consisted of 1,470 black and white copies priced at fifteen dollars each and ninety-five hand-colored copies priced at seventy five dollars (over $1000 today). The book was printed by Elmer Adler?'s Pynston Printers in The New York Times Annex. The book was hand set in type designed by Adler?'s partner Lucian Bernhard (1883-1972) and paragraph designs and illustrations by their friend Rockwell Kent (1882-1971), both cast by the Bauersche Giesserei, Frankfort. Rockwell Kent had 95 copies hand colored at his studio by his assistants Lone Robinson (who later worked with Diego Rivera) and Wanda Gág (who wrote and illustrated the much-loved book Millions of Cats -- Newbery winner and still in print). There are 120 quarto pages (approximately 8 x 11.5 inches) in the book and on each there is a hand-colored illustration. Everything comes together in this book, easily one of the great books in the history of 20th century publishing. This copy is in true fine condition, bright and fresh and completely clean. 1/4 morocco (also beautiful) over patterned cloth boards of Rockwell Kent's Random House, showing virtually no wear. The original slipcase is present and lined with soft felt (thus the condition of the book) and a silk string for pulling the book out. Slipcase has a little edge fraying, still near fine or VG++, completely solid and attractive. A beautiful copy of a beautiful book.

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        Die Unüberwindlichen. Nachkriegsdrama in vier Akten.

      Wien, Leipzig, Verlag \" Die Fackel\",, 1928. 1. Auflage 158 Seiten 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Leinen mit Schutzumschlag, dieser fleckig, leicht gebräunt und mit hinterlegten Läsuren, Einband ebenfalls leicht fleckig, Schnitt etwas gebräunt und stockig, auf dem Vorsatzblatt mit der mikroskopisch kleinen Signatur von Karl Kraus, datiert \"Juli 28\", das Buch schon sehr selten, noch seltener die Signatur Karl Kraus. Karl Kraus (* 28. April 1874 in Jicín (deutsch: Jitschin oder auch: Gitschin), Böhmen, damals Österreich-Ungarn, heute Tschechien; † 12. Juni 1936 in Wien) war einer der bedeutendsten österreichischen Schriftsteller des beginnenden 20. Jahrhunderts, ein Publizist, Satiriker, Lyriker, Aphoristiker, Dramatiker, Förderer junger Autoren, Sprach- und Kulturkritiker – vor allem ein scharfer Kritiker der Presse und des Hetzjournalismus oder, wie er selbst es ausdrückte, der Journaille. Herausgeber der Zeitschrift \"Die Fackel\" (ab 1899), EA, W/G II, 46 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Poèmes en prose

      - Poèmes en prose, précédés d'une petite lettre sur les mythes par Paul Valéry. [P.], A. Blaizot, 1928, pet. in-4, en ff., chemise demi-percaline et étui lie-de-vin, premier plat de couv. ill. en couleurs, XVIII-XXII-XXVIII pp. (SS40) Édition de luxe établie sur la maquette typographique de F.-L. Schmied. Édition originale de la préface de Paul Valéry. Illustré de 26 compositions, culs-de-lampe et lettres ornées en couleurs de George BARBIER, gravées par Pierre Bouchet. Tirage limité à 150 ex. sur vélin de Rives. Ex. parfait. Étui et chemise insolés. Talvart et Place, VII, 337 ; Monod, 5722.

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        Die Schmiede am See.

      Wille, Berlin 1928 - Buchblock weist Flecken auf, keine Textanstreichungen, Bindung fest, Einband angeschmutzt und auf der Vorderseite angemalt, Einbandecken stark bestossen, Farbkopfschnitt, Goldprägung auf dem Buchrücken, Besitzervermerk - Bilder von Kurt Lange. deutsch 107 pages. 8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Record of the Collections in the Lady Lever Art Gallery Port Sunlight, Cheshire Formed By the First Viscount Leverhulme. Vol. I: Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture; Vol. II: Chinese Porcelain & Wedgwood Pottery; Vol. III: Furniture, ... (Truncated)

      T. A. Batsford, Ltd, 1928, Buckram, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Plus, First Edition. Full Book Title: A Record of the Collections in the Lady Lever Art Gallery Port Sunlight, Cheshire Formed By the First Viscount Leverhulme. Vol. I: Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture; Vol. II: Chinese Porcelain & Wedgwood Pottery; Vol. III: Furniture, Tapestry & Needlework. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, The complete set of three volumes. The edition of this work was limited to 200 copies for sale in Great Britain and 150 copies for sale in the U.S.A. All three volumes published in 1928. With a foreword by C. Reginald Grundy. Vol. I: English Painting of the XVIIIth - XXth Centuries, With some examples of the Spanish, French & Dutch Schools, and of Original Drawings, together with a collection of Historic & Modern Sculpture; Vol. II: Chinese Porcelain & Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art; Vol. III: English Furniture, Tapestry & Needlework of the XVIth - XIXth Centuries. Letterpress printed by Morrison and Gibb, Ltd., London and Edinburgh. Monochrome plates by Herbert Reiach, Ltd., London. Colored plates by Edmund Evans, Ltd., London. Contemporary heavy-duty bindings of medium blue buckram, with crisp gilt-stamped armorial device to the front boards and with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spines. The bindings are immensely clean and with no apparent scuffing or rubbing. Generally unbumped spine heads and gently bumped tails, and with sharp corners, except that there is a moderate bump to the top front corner of Vol. I. All text blocks firmly bound in.13 x 10.25 inches. T.E.G. and with fore- and bottom edges deckled to a handsome effect. Vol. I with xiv and 187 numbered pages of text and with 113 plates. Vol. II with xii and 227 numbered pages of text and with 103 plates. Vol. III with xvi and 155 numbered pages of text and with 113 plates. Generally speaking the color plates are tipped in. All plates, including B&W, are on medium-weight, glossy stock. Slight off-setting to the front and rear pastedowns of each volume. Else an immensely clean set of volumes. Very gently read, as is evidenced by a number of unopened pages. Each volume housed in the original dust jacket. The DJs are of plain blue paper with black lettering. Light wear here and there at the edges of the dust jackets but all in all the jackets in impressive condition, and quite clean overall. Each DJ fully encased in a lovely new Brodart DJ protector. A Near Fine set with Very Good Plus DJs. One would be hard put to find a finer set. "William Hesketh Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme (1851-1925) was an English industrialist, philanthropist, and politician. Lever is noted for founding the soap and cleaning product firm, Lever Brothers, with his younger brother James in 1885. The Lady Lever Art Gallery opened in 1922.", Limited Edition

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        Autograph letter signed

      1928 - CHURCHILL, Winston. Autograph letter signed. London, April 16, 1928. One folded leaf, measuring 8 by 5 inches folded and 8 by 10 inches open, on embossed Chancellor of the Exchequer letterhead. Framed with portrait of Churchill, entire piece measures 24 by 15 inches. $16,000.Autograph letter signed from Churchill to Lady Anne Cave, expressing condolences on the death of her husband, Viscount George Cave, the Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom., handsomely framed with an early portrait of Churchill.Cave, a career politician who served first in the House of Commons and, after being awarded the title of viscount, the House of Lords, was appointed Lord Chancellor in 1922, a post he held until a few days before his death in March 1928. “His imperturbable moderation, his persuasive urbanity, and his calm lucidity, as well as the innate sense of fairness of which these were the outward expression… deservedly won for him the respect of all parties… Lord Cave was a great public servant. If his distaste for every form of display and self-advertisement tended to give an appearance of conventionality and reserve to his public work, he had another side which he showed to those who enjoyed his friendship and whose affection he had won. He would not have wished any estimate of his career to be silent on the great debt which he owed to the lifelong companionship and constant inspiration of his wife. In Lady Cave’s books the reader is able to share some of the intimacies of his life” (DNB). Churchill’s letter, dated April 16, 1928, reads, “My dear Lady Cave, I venture to write & express to you my profound sympathy in y[ou]r grievous loss. My wife & I felt most keenly for you both in those tragic weeks. She is herself recuperating abroad from a dangerous illness, & I do not know whether she has had the strength to write herself, but I know how intensely she will share my sentiments, & as soon as she is strong enough you will hear from her. In the Cabinet we all felt the shock of a heavy blow, & though the office can be filled the vacancy remains. Everyone was poignantly affected by the letter wh[ich] you wrote at y[ou]r husband’s request from his deathbed. When the allotted span has been accomplished, it is vain to rebel against the fulfillment of life. It is heroic & enviable to die in harness with careful thought for every interest in one’s charge & faithfully carrying on to the very end. This came to young people in the war, but in these times of peace the same qualities of firmness of character & integrity of spirit can sometimes find their expression. I thought you would not mind my sending you these few lines. Y[ou]rs v[er]y sin[cere]ly, Winston S. Churchill.” A fine Churchill autograph letter, handsomely framed. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        My Hunting Sketch Book [and] My Hunting Sketch Book Volume Two

      1928. first edition. The Large-Paper Edition DeLuxe - Signed by Lionel EdwardsEDWARDS, Lionel. My Hunting Sketch Book [and] My Hunting Sketch Book Volume Two. Written and Illustrated by Lionel Edwards, R.I. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited, 1928-1930. Large-Paper Copies. Limited to 255 and copies and 185 copies signed by Lionel Edwards (these being copies #155 and 90 respectively). The mounted color frontispiece in volume one is also signed by Lionel Edwards.Two folio volumes (12 7/16 x 10 1/8 inches: 315 x 258 mm.). xiv, 28, [1, blank], [1, colophon], 2, blank] pp., with fifteen mounted color plates; xvi, 40, [1, blank], [1, colophon], 2, blank] pp., with twelve mounted color and nine black and white plates.Publishers quarter vellum over red cloth boards, front covers titled in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Slight rubbing to corners, otherwise a fine set.Volume one with the Sporting Gallery exhibition announcement dated November 1928 for the original drawings for "My Hunting Sketch Book" laid in.Lionel Edwards (1878-1966) was a British artist who specialized in painting horses and other aspects of British country life. He is best known for his hunting scenes but also painted pictures of horse racing, shooting and fishing. He provided illustrations for Country Life, The Sphere, The Graphic and numerous books. His artistic output was remarkable: he wrote almost 30 books and illustrated many more, including editions of Black Beauty, Lorna Doone and The Black Arrow, in addition to numerous private commissions. He became a member of the Royal Cambrian Academy of Art in 1926 and the Royal Institute in 1927. His favorite medium was watercolor, although he used oils more in his later years.

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        Scotland's Gift: Golf

      C. Scribner's Sons 1928 - 1928. 340 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth boards with gilt titling on front and spine. Former owner's name to front endpaper. Front hinge is cracked exposing the binding netting but text block still firm. Cream pages with moderate tanning to text block edge and endpapers. Moderate fingerprint mark to the half title page. Fold out map lightly tanned and creased but present. B&W and coloured plates present throughout. Moderately rub marked boards with minor bleached spots and very faint surface water splash marks. Moderate edge rubbing, scuffing and wear with some scuffing to corners and spine ends. Bleached spot to bottom of spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Quotation signed ("P. Djevad, Gl."). In French.

      Geneva, 27. III. 1928. - Folio. 1 page. On uncut wove paper, bearing the Schoellers-Parole blind embossed seal, margins uncut. The original autograph contribution of General Djevad Pasha to the Committee of the World League for Peace (Ligue Mondiale pour la Paix), a remarkable organization formed in 1925 with close ties to the League of Nations. The Committee itself was composed of such notaries as Queen Elizabeth of Belgium, King Carol II of Romania, John D Rockefeller, Marie Curie, and Albert Einstein, who personally gathered the present manuscripts over the course of seven years (1925-32). Among the public figures who contributed to the project were dignitaries from the newly-created League of Nations' member states. "In the march towards the ideal of definitive peace, speed is proportional to the development of international solidarity. Once that solidarity has been achieved and the masses feel its effects, war will be definitively banished. [Signed] P. Djivad, Gl., Delegate of the Turkish Republic to the Preparatory Conference on Disarmament". Pax Mundi. Livre d'or de la paix. Enquete universelle de la Ligue mondiale pour la paix sous le haut patronage de son comite d'honneur avec l'approbation de la Societe des nations, du Bureau international du travail et de la Cour permanente de justice internationale. Geneve, Societe paxunis, 1932. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club

      Ernest Benn, 1928. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near fine black boards with orange lettering and rule to front and spine, with near fine, clean pages and endpapers. Binding tight and square. A very nice copy indeed of the fourth outing for Lord Peter Wimsey, and quite scarce in this nice condition.

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        Wir sind Gefangene., Ein Bekenntnis aus diesem Jahrzehnt.

      Berlin, Verlag der Büchergilde Gutenberg, 1928,. - 308(2) S., 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. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Paris: F.-L. Schmied, 1928. No. 165 OF 175 COPIES, SIGNED BY SCHMIED n. Hardcover. 292 x 200 mm (11 1/2 x 7 7/8"). 4 p.l., 326 pp., [4] leaves. No. 165 OF 175 COPIES, SIGNED BY SCHMIED. Dark blue crushed morocco by Gonin (stamp-signed on upper pastedown), spine lettered in gilt, turn-ins with silver fillet border, royal blue leather doublures and matching moiré silk endleaves, original wrappers preserved. Housed in a later suede-backed slipcase. With decorative title and section titles printed in gold, and 23 COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS BY SCHMIED, comprised of nine vignette tailpieces, and 14 full-page plates, including 12 portraits. Ritchie 26. Cracks, with some looseness, along the joints (no doubt because of the heavy boards), covers with light polish residue, original wrappers heavily foxed, but the plates and text clean and fresh. This is the very appealing Schmied livre d'artiste version of Suetonius' classic biographies of the first 12 Roman emperors, originally written in 121 A.D. Immensely talented in all areas of book production, François-Louis Schmied (1873-1941) was one of the most important, original, and active figures in the world of artists' books. He was born and studied in Geneva, moved to Paris at 22 to make a living as a wood engraver, and joined the French Foreign Legion in his mid-40s, losing an eye in the Great War. It was after 1919 that Schmied began to focus primarily on the production of "éditions de luxe," and in the mid-1920s, he and his eldest son Théo managed an atelier that issued a distinguished series of sumptuous works in very small editions, largely for members of elite French bibliophile societies. The Roman biographer Suetonius (69-140?) served for some years as a secretary to Hadrian, but he was dismissed for an indiscretion involving the emperor's wife, after which he retired from public life in order to devote himself to literature. He wrote a considerable number of biographies as well as works on antiquities, natural science, and even linguistics, but all that have survived are his "Lives of Famous Men" (in part) and the present "Lives of the 12 Caesars." Our work contains biographies of the Roman rulers from Julius Caesar through Domitian, with formulaic descriptions of family history, public career, physical appearance, private life, and vices and virtues. The work is of great interest to us mainly because of its material relating to the emperors' often scandalous private lives, material to which Suetonius had access in the imperial archives, and material that would otherwise have been lost.

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        House at Pooh Corner

      London Methuen & Co. 1928 - Presentation Copy of Signed Limited Edition "The House at Pooh Cornr" MILNE, A.A. The House at Pooh Corner. With decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. London: Methuen & Co., [1928]. First edition. One of 350 numbered copies printed on handmade paper, signed by the author and illustrator. Presentation copy, additionally inscribed by Milne to Louis B. Grabosky on title page and with his small bookplate. Small quarto. xi, [1, blank], 178, [2] pp. Text illustrations. Original quarter blue cloth over cream-colored boards. Printed paper label on front cover. Rear bottom right corner bumped with professional repair. Some foxing to covers. Dust jacket with a couple tiny chips to top and bottom of spine, two minor professional repairs to verso folds. A very good copy. Housed in a custom blue cloth chemise and quarter blue morocco slipcase, gilt-stamped. HBS 67563. $6,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The House at Pooh Corner

      New York: E. P. Dutton, 1928 Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. Limited large paper edition of 250 numbered copies. Signed by Milne and Shepard on the limitation page. Publisher's lime green cloth and yellow paper boards, with illustrations of Pooh and Piglet to the front board in dark green, paper title label to the spine, lime green endpapers. Very good, with wear and rubbing to corners, toning to the spine, minor soiling and rubbing to the boards, fresh and clean interior, sturdy binding. A lovely copy, signed by author and illustrator. The House at Pooh Corner is the fourth and final volume of The Pooh Books, Milne's series of children's books featuring the adventures of the teddy bear character Winnie the Pooh and his friends of the Hundred Acre Wood. Notably, this text marks the debut of Pooh's friend Tigger, a tiger who loves to bounce on his tail. As the last installment of The Pooh Books, The House at Pooh Corner is both Milne's farewell to his readers and Christopher Robin's goodbye to Pooh and his other animal friends.. Signed by Author and Illustrator. Limited.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        Men Without Women

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1928. Octavo. Original pale blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, publisher's device to rear board in blind. With the dust jacket. Fading to spine and towards board edges, tanning to edges and endpapers. A very good copy in the toned dust jacket slightly chipped at spine ends and with a few smaller nicks as often. First UK edition, first impression, in the first-issue dust jacket with the front flap referring to "thirteen" stories, later corrected to fourteen. First published in the US the previous year.

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        Helldorado; Bringing the Law to the Mesquite (signed and Inscribed with a Note About Early Tombstone)

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. First Edition. Octavo. 256p. A marvelous inscription on the front free endpaper to Dorothy Lofdell: "May this story ..recall to your memory some of the pleasant hours in Tombstone where "Helldorado" was born, and by closing your eyes may you see a vision of what Tombstone was in the palmy days of 1881."--signed, William M. Breakinridge, Tucson, AZ, Oct. 31, 1918. As Larry Kellner wrote in Arizoniana, William Milton Breakenridge was the deadliest two-gun deputy of Arizona. Besides his career as a deputy sheriff and detective for the Southern Pacific Railroad, he served Arizona as a scout, surveyor and finally author of this book. Even while a deputy sheriff in Cochise County, Curly Bill's partner in crime Tom Wallace had threatened Breakenridge, Curly Bill made Wallace apologize since he did not want to be on the wrong side of the sheriff. The Earp Brothers, Johnny Behan and John P. Clum were part of posses that pursued wild Apaches, stage coach robbers and others. Breakenridge knew Johnny Ringo who carried Greek and Latin classics in his saddlebags which he could read. Since Curly Bill, Johnny Ringo and Earp Brothers gambled together, Breakenridge began to distance himself from the Earps, so he coined the term"Helldorado" which became the title of this book. Jeff Dykes said that this memoir "provides a revealing look at the sheriff's office from the underside, the view of the deputy sheriff." Besides the inscription on the front endpaper, he has boldly signed his name also under the frontispiece with the note-- Old Pueblo Club, Tucson, Arizona. One of the essential items on law and lawlessness in Tombstone from the cowboys who both worked on ranches and rustled cattle to the disgusted citizens who created their Vigilance Committees to do what the law could not (or would not) do. . Bound in light brown cloth lettered in dark brown, page. 127 has an old tape mend to gutter (holding loose page) otherwise a very good copy in the very scarce chipped pictorial dust jacket with chipping to spine ends and corners, edges rubbed, a scrape to front panel. [Howes B739, Adams 150 #17; 6-Guns #262; Graff #395; Phelps, Cattle and Outlaws #400].

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        ANDY BLAKE'S COMET COASTER By LEO EDWARDS , Childrens Series #2 ,Story of a Young Businessman. Illustrated By Bert Salg. In SCARCE Color DustJacket Showing Trigger in Suit Watching a Boys Race of Wagons Downhill Street , One Wagon Named Comet. Advertisi

      N.Y.; GROSSET & DUNLAP, , 1928. HBDJ, 1928, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Small. VG/VG-, AS-IS, 8vo, 247 pgs + 4pps. book ads, Red cloth with Outline of Letters in Black,, yellow lettering on front, black on spine. A couple of very small shadowy spots and bubbles on front cover. Very light rubbing to corners. D.J. is sunned and chipped, small Tears Extremities & Spine Ends DJ. Interior nice tight clean light FOX, WEAR. First and last end papers show some browning. 247 pgs + This IsnT All, Jerry Todd & Poppy Ott Series, ending with Radio Boys, Small triangular Chips at Spine DJ, . Advertising Blake meets New Friends, three young men Struggling to save old carriage Business from Going to the Wall.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

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        Arabia of the Wahhabis.

      London: Constable & Co Ltd, 1928.. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 422, (2) pp. Publisher's green cloth, gilt lettered to the spine, inscribed by author on the half title "24.IV.28 To Doreen and Jasper Blunt / with the author's best wishes / for long years of happiness... 28.XI.28", his inscription concluding with a line in Arabic script which translates "Help thou a land while thou dwellest therein / and say not - "I am a stranger here". Frontispiece, 28 plates, 1 large folding map of Central Arabia and a full page plan of Buraida [Buraydah]. Some general wear to the binding, occasional spotting. Jasper Scawen Blunt served in the Royal Artillery from an early age and saw action in the Middle East towards the end of the First World War, including in Hejaz. He subsequently served as a British military attaché in Greece and Turkey before serving again in the Second World War, attaining the rank of Brigadier. This book was inscribed as a wedding present, the line of Arabic verse coming from the "Diwans" of the pre-Islamic poet Abid Ibn al-Abras with Philby clearly reflecting upon the itinerant lifestyle of a military family. Although he shared a forename and a surname with the celebrated writer and Arabist Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, incidentally also a friend of the Harry St. John Philbys, Jasper Scawen Blunt and he do not appear to have been close relatives, if at all. The connection between Blunt and Philby, who were near contemporaries, would therefore likely be their shared experiences serving in the Middle East and a keen interest in matters Arabian.

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        Autograph album leaf signed.

      Nørholm, 29. IX. 1928. - 40:114 mm. "Augustus: Festina lente". - With mounted newspaper clipping on cardboard.

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        The House at Pooh Corner

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,, 1928. With decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Octavo. Publisher's blue calf, titles to spine gilt, vignette to front board gilt, pink pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in the publisher's presentation box for the deluxe issue of Winnie-the-Pooh. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. Spine a little sunned, internally fine; an excellent copy. First edition, first impression, deluxe issue.

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        The Antichrist of Nietzsche

      London: The Fanfrolico Press, 1928. Half-Leather. Collectible; Very Good. The 1928 lovely Fanfrolico Press edition of Nietzsche's "The Antichrist". Translated from the original German by P.R. Stephensen and lavishly illustrated by Norman Lindsay, with 7 of his engravings complementing the text. Bound by Kelly & Sons in half-leather over navy-blue boards and limited to 550 copies. Solid, tight and VG, with light staining and wear at the panels. Elephant folio, top-edge gilt, deckled fore and bottom-edges. A very impressive, uncommon rendering of one of Nietzsche's darkest texts, originally published exactly 40 years earlier.

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      Editions, Albert Morancé, s.d. [1930] 1928 - Livre d'occasion 2 vol. in-folio en feuilles (52 x 36,5 xm), sous chemise à lacets d'édition, dos en toile rouge titré, 43pp, 46 fig. in-texte, 75 superbes planches d'illustrations photographiques en N/B. - 85pp, 75 fig. in-texte dont un plan en couleurs, 85 planches réunissant 205 illustrations photographiques en N/B. Etat proche du neuf. Très bel ouvrage. Sommaire : TI. L'enceinte- L'Entrée - Le bastion d'Athéna - Niké - Les Propylées - TII. Le plateau supérieur - L'érechtheion - Les annexes Sud. 4560g.

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        Edle Nacktheit in China mit 32 originalaufnahmen.

      Berlin.: Eigenbrodler.. 1928.. 7pp, [31] rotogravure plates on folded leaves, bound in a Chinese style binding with new ribbon ties, 27 x 21 cm. Some light soiling, original paper covered card covers marked and chipped with loss particularly on spine and lower corners. .

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      New York: Boni and Liveright, Horace Liveright, 1928. Each work ONE OF 775 COPIES (750 of these for sale) SIGNED BY O'NEILL; FIRST EDITION of "Strange Interlude." n. Hardcover. 267 x 197 mm (10 1/2 x 7 3/4"). 90 pp., [1] leaf (colophon); 114 pp., [1] leaf (colophon); 4 p.l., 298 pp., [1] leaf (blank), [1] leaf (colophon). Three separately published works in three volumes. Each work ONE OF 775 COPIES (750 of these for sale) SIGNED BY O'NEILL; FIRST EDITION of "Strange Interlude." First two works in publisher's patterned cloth backed with black buckram, both with pictorial dust jacket and in (somewhat worn) publisher's slipcase with paper label; "Strange Interlude" in publisher's stiff vellum over bevelled boards, with original tissue dust jacket and (very worn and crudely repaired) original paper slipcase. First two works with 17 illustrations (eight in "Emperor Jones," nine in "Hairy Ape") by Alexander King, as called for. Top of "Ape" dust jacket spine neatly replaced, "Interlude" vellum quite spotted (as almost always with this book), tissue jacket of "Interlude" rather torn and creased, otherwise very well preserved: the printed jackets generally clean and fine, and the volumes themselves unworn and internally without significant signs of use. This is a pleasing group of signed limited edition copies of three ground-breaking plays by the only American playwright to win the Nobel Prize for literature. The story of a railway porter who becomes the oppressive dictator of a West Indian island, "The Emperor Jones" (1920) was the play that made O'Neill (1888-1953) famous. In it, O'Neill begins to demonstrate the innovations Day considers his great contribution to American theater: "naturalism, expressionism, modern psychology, previously forbidden themes, and previously unknown plumbing of psychic and spiritual depths." It makes great use of the soliloquy, one of O'Neill's favorite devices: in six of the eight scenes, Jones is the only character who speaks. "The Hairy Ape" (1922) deals with issues of belonging and alienation, revealing O'Neill's sympathy with the laboring class oppressed by the wealthy and privileged elite. O'Neill won his third Pulitzer Prize in eight years for "Strange Interlude," an experimental play that was, in Day's words, "a surprisingly popular success although its nine acts consume five hours." Its story of a 20th century Everywoman touches on the issues of promiscuity, abortion, insanity, and adultery (the controversial content perhaps explaining some of its popularity). This grouping is intended to provide an opportunity to acquire three signed copies of important American plays at an advantageous price.

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        Bambi: A Life in the Woods

      New York:: Simon and Schuster, 1928. First edition. Octavo, original green cloth, pictorial endpapers. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing. Also laid in is the original leaflet from publication about the author and the inside story of Bambi?'s publication. Foreword by John Galsworthy. Translated from the German by Whittaker Chambers. A very attractive example of this work. "Using the pseudonym Felix Salten, journalist Siegmund Salzmann wrote several anthropomorphic animal tales, including the novel Bambi This story of life in the forest is written with integrity, emotion and great skill Bambi remains [Salten?'s] best-known work, and it is a classic in the genre of animal stories" (Silvey, 571-72). Walt Disney famously adapted the book to the screen in his 1942 animated film.

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        The Bishop's Wife

      Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis, IN 1928 - First edition stated on the copyright page. Pale yellow boards stamped in black with patterned endpapers. A clean and bright NF copy in a VG dust jacket wth the price of $2.00 intact on the front flap. Basis for the 1947 film directed by Henry Koster and starring Cary Grant, Loretta Young and David Niven. A scarce title, especially in dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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. With the dust jacket printed in black and green. 26 full-page illustrations by Kurt Wiese; title with vignette and device printed in green. Ownership signature to verso of front endpaper, in the lightly toned dust jacket with the lower front flap corner clipped. An excellent copy. First American edition, stated first printing (July 1928). The German-language original was first published in Berlin in 1923.

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        Bambi: A Life in the Woods

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition. (As stated on limitation page mentioning that this is one 1,00 copies preceding the trade issue.) New York: Simon and Schuster, 1928. Foreword by John Galsworthy, limitation page, 209 p. Illustrated. Good+ condition. Green cloth with gilt lettering. No jacket. Name on ffep. A few stains on back cover. Signatures at front a bit free. Spine darkened and lettering rubbed. Translated by Whittaker Chambers. The book that inspired the classic Walt Disney animated film.

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        The Complete Novels.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd.,, 1928. Octavo (204 × 135 mm). Bound by Riviere & Son in blue polished calf, twin morocco labels to spine lettered gilt, compartments decorated gilt, gilt rules to boards and inner dentelles gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Spine sunned, some minor scratches to boards, tips and spine ends rubbed; an excellent copy, internally clean. The first one-volume edition, first impression, attractively bound.

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      - MUSEO DEL PRADO GOYA I Cien dibujos inéditos.- Madrid, Jesus López y Hausser y Menet, 1928; en folio rústica original, 10 hojas de texto por Félix Boix y F. J. Sánchez Cantón, y 100 láminas. Se añade: MUSEO DEL PRADO II Ochenta y cuatro dibujos inéditos.- Madrid, Blass, 1941; en folio rústica original, 10 hojas de texto y 84 láminas. Las dos en papel de hilo y con estuche en cartón. Palau nº 106599.

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