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        TENNIS - Signed - 1st Edition

      Charles Scribner's Sons, London 1928 - **LIMITED TIME ONLY! 20% OFF ALL ANTIQUARIAN SHOP INVENTORY! (DISCOUNT ALREADY APPLIED TO PRICE SHOWN)** First British issue printed in the United States, the Scribner's "A" was not used in their books until 1930, hence no "A", just the date and the seal were on the first editions before then. This is the true first edition. Inscribed by the author "Cordially Yours Helen Willis", 214pp., illustrated by the author, bound in light green cloth lettered in blue, tiny speck of soiling to rear board otherwise near fine in pictorial dust jacket showing light wear around the edges. Wills was considered one of the greatest female tennis players of all time. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Kurbeln. Die sieben Hefte der Aufzeichnungen des Filmoperateurs Serafin Gubbio.

      Berlin, Volksverband der Bücherfreunde Wegweiser Verlag, 1928. Deutsche Erstauflage, EA 245 S. 8°, Pappband mit Lederrücken von Luigi Pirandello gewidmet datiert und signiert \" alla Sign. Erna Kapp Luigi Pirendello 13.X.1934 \", Kanten etwas berieben, priv. Widmung am Vorsatzblatt, bei der letzten leeren Seite fehlt ein kleines Eck, sonst guter Zustand Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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      Boni and Liveright, Horace Liveright, New York 1928 - 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. Each work ONE OF 775 COPIES (750 of these for sale) SIGNED BY O'NEILL; FIRST EDITION of "Strange Interlude.". [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      1928 - number seven of the Woburn Books. London: Elkin Mathews & Marrot, 1928. Original grey paper-covered boards decorated in blue-grey, with similarly-decorated dust jacket. First Edition, being No. 187 of 530 copies SIGNED by D.H. Lawrence. This was the seventh volume of this publisher's "Woburn Books" series (there would ultimately be 18 titles) -- and it is the most sought-after today, since among the series' authors Lawrence is the one who remains the most popular. Rawdon, estranged from his wife, declares that never again will a woman sleep under his roof; yet he has an affair with a nearby married woman, who one night arrives at his door declaring that she has just left her husband and needs a roof over her head.~This is a close-to-fine copy (very slight wear at the spine); the dust jacket is very good, likewise with wear at the spine. Roberts A40. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        How to Behave Though a Debutante

      Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc 1928 - Signed. First Edition stated on copyright page, title label on spine states Vanity Edition. Inscribed by Emily Post, who signed as "Muriel," the alter-ego character through whom Post narrates the book. Inscribed to society columnist Betty Beale. In Very Good condition. Corners worn through, toning to top edge of boards, light wear at spine ends, fading to spine cloth. Rear free end paper excised. A charming association between two socialites. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Junge mit dunklen Strümpfen auf einem Podest sitzend. Ölgemälde auf Leinwand, alt gerahmt.

       1928 Bildmaße: 64 x 49 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 75 x 57 cm ). Rechts oben mit *D. Goldschmidt, 1928* signiert und datiert. Öl auf Leinwand. Das Bild etwas fleckig und mit einer stecknadelkopfgroßen Druckstelle, der Rahmen bestoßen. >>> Goldschmidt. David Jacob *1896 Hamburg - 1981 Lugano, Sohn des Privatbankiers Jacob Goldschmidt der Vorsitzender der rabbinischen Lehranstalt *Jeschiwa* in Hamburg war. Mitglied der Hamburgischen Künstlerschaft, dort Ausschluß 1933 wegen jüdischer Abstammung. 1936 Emigration in die Schweiz unter Zurücklassung seiner eigenen Werke und der bedeutenden Kunstsammlung deutscher Expressionisten. / Literatur: Rump *Lexikon der bildenden Künstler Hamburgs...*, Seite 147 <<<. - sehr selten - Vorkriegsbilder von Goldschmidt im streng neusachlichen Stil sind praktisch unauffindbar. ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe kein Versand - hier nur Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) ( Please notice: Shipment only possible without the frame ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Goldschmidt, David Goldschmidt, Google, Hocker, Podest, Sitzender, signiert, Google, Neue Sachlichkeit, Grindel, Hamburg, Judentum, Judaica

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        Manon Lescaut, translated from the French of the Abbe Prevost by D.C. Moylan, with Eleven Illustrations by Alastair and an Introduction by Arthur Symons

      John Lane, The Bodley Head ; Dodd, Mead and Co., London ; New York 1928 - A copy of the famous text by Prevost, with 11 coloured plates of illustrations by Alastair (with tissue guards). This publication was limited to 1,850 copies, of which this copy is numbered 762. Original dust jacket intact, with a little browning, especially on spine. Jacket inside edges clipped and one side a little folded. Otherwise a very nice and scarce copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hundert Jahre Reclam. Festrede von Thomas Mann, gehalten bei dem Festakt anläßlich der Hundert-Jahr-Feier des Verlages Philipp Reclam jun. am 1. Oktober 1928

       Reclam, Leipzig, 1928. 33 S. mit 26 Steinzeichnungen von Eugen Spiro, original Pappband, im Schuber, quart, (Einbanddeckel gering gebräunt/Schuber mit Gebrauchsspuren) - Nummer 271 von 100 numerierten und von Thomas Mann und Eugen Spiro signierten Exemplaren / Wilpert/Guhring, 829,35 / gute Erhaltung - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Firmengeschichte

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        BILDER-LEXIKON. Kulturgeschichte. Ein Nachschlagewerk für die Begriffe und Erscheinungen auf dem Gebiete der Kulturgeschichte, Sittengeschichte, Folklore, Ethnographie, des Kult- und Mysterienwesens, Gesellschaftslebens, der Chronique scandaleuse, für Zeitdolumente und Biographien. Ein Sammelwerk sittengeschichtlicher Bilddokumente aller Völker und Zeiten. Hrsg. vom Institut für Sexualforschung in Wien.

       Wien/Lpz., Vlg. f. Kulturforschung 1928-31. 4 Bde. Lex.-8°. 944; 944; 916; 877 S. Mit hunderten, tls. farb. Abb. u. Taf. OHLdr. m. Blindpräg. EA.Hayn-Got. IX, 361 (nur Bd. 1); Zischka 259 - Standardwerk für den gesamten Bereich der Erotik und Sexualität. In seiner Informations- und Abbildungsfülle bis heute unübertroffen. Enthält: Bd. 1: Kulturgeschichte - Bd. 2: Literatur und Kunst - Bd. 3: Sexualwissenschaft - Bd. 4: Ergänzungsband. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Lexika, Sittengeschichte, Kulturgeschichte

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        Berlin vor Hundert Jahren Berlin und Seine Umgebungen in Neunzehnten Jahrhundert Eine Sammlung in Stahl Gestochener Anischten von den Augezeichnetsten Kunstlern Englands

      Berlin: Deutsche verlagsgellschaft fur Politik und Geshichte, 1928. Facsimile of the 1833 first edition. Illustrated. 1 vols. 4to. Full mottled tree calf, gilt stamped, a.e.g. In modern presentation cloth box. Fine. Facsimile of the 1833 first edition. Illustrated. 1 vols. 4to. Inscribed by Adenauer. Inscribed on the front free-endpaper from Konrad Adenauer to his Friend the Famous American Industrialist Dannie Heineman, Bonn November, 1952.

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        Six Poems

      New York: The Latterday Pamphlets. 1928. First. First edition. Stapled wrappers. Short splits at the spine ends, a very good copy. One of 225 copies. .

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        Franz Schubert. Gouache auf Papier, sign. „Otto Nowak, 1928“. Verglast u. gerahmt.

      Ohne Ort, 1928. Blattgröße ca. 84 x 63 cm; Rahmen ca. 92 x 71 cm. Die schöne Gouache zeigt Franz Schubert am Klavier sitzend. - Otto Robert Nowak (1874-1945) „absolvierte die Allgemeine Zeichenschule, war 1891 Gastschüler an Wiener Akademie und ab 1893 ordentlicher Schüler der Allgemeinen Malerschule unter Julius Berger. Er lernte auch an der Meisterschule für Historienmalerei unter Siegmund L’Allemand und Franz Rumpler. Ab 1899 war er als Maler selbständig, erteilte auch Malunterricht. Er war befreundet mit dem österreichischen Architekten Max Hegele. Hegele hatte in Weidlingau bei Wien ein Haus, in dem Otto Nowak, mit seiner Frau Hedi Nowak-Reimer, viele Sommer verbrachte. Beide Künstler waren Mitglieder des Wiener Künstlerhauses [...]. Neben Zeichnungen, Gouachen und Aquarellen schuf Nowak Porträts und Historienbilder in Öl, Landschaftsgemälde, religiöse Kunst und kleinformatige Genrebilder, in denen er ein biedermeierliches Wien des 19. Jahrhunderts darstellt. Eins seiner bevorzugten Motive war das Leben Franz Schuberts, von dem er Porträts zeichnete, Illustrationen zu seinem Leben in Wien und Umgebung und seine Musik betreffend. Otto Nowaks Werke sind zugänglich im Wien Museum“ (Wikipedia). - Oberer Blattrand tlw. etw. fleckig. Rahmen tlw. etw. bestoßen. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Nowak, Otto, Franz Schubert, Gouache, Portrait, Portrait

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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 Life & Adventures of Peter Wilkins.

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.,, 1928. Large square octavo. Original blue cloth, gilt lettered spine, large decorative gilt device on front cover, top edge brown, pictorial pastedown endpapers. With the dust jacket. Colour frontispiece, 16 plates either tinted or coloured (4 double-page), 23 illustrations in the text, by Edward Bawden. Jacket with tears or closed-tears, stains to spine and front panel, spine of binding a little rumpled otherwise a very good copy in the uncommon dust jacket. First edition illustrated by Edward Bawden, signed by him on the title page. Peter Wilkins was first published in November 1750: "the romance itself, telling the story of a castaway in a fantastic land where men and women can fly, owes much to Robinson Crusoe and something to the Arabian Nights' Entertainments and the non-satirical elements of Gulliver's Travels, but is highly inventive on its own terms... [however] Peter Wilkins had to wait over forty years for widespread recognition. It was admired by Coleridge, Southey, Shelley, Leigh Hunt, Charles Lamb, and others of their generation; it provided material for pantomimes and melodramas from 1800 to the 1870s, and was frequently reprinted, entire or abridged, during the nineteenth century" (ODNB). This handsomely produced edition (according to Alan Horne seventeen of the illustrations were sent to France to be handcoloured, see The Dictionary of 20th Century British Book Illustrators) was Edward Bawden's first major commission as an illustrator.

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        La Montana: Organo del Club de Exploraciones de Mexico. Vols. I-XV. [Fifteen Volumes in Five]

      Club de Exploraciones de Mexico 1928 - Mexico, 1928-1941. The original newsletters from the Club de Exploraciones de Mexico, bound in five brown buckram volumes. Vols. I-V with chipping to corners and binding now held together with cloth tape, other volumes very good plus with normal age-related tanning to contents. A very good minus set overall despite the flaws to the first volume. Text in Spanish. The club published this bulletin regularly beginning in 1928, six years after its inception. Illustrated with some photographs, the later volumes more so. Contains a wealth of information about mountaineering in Mexico. Quite scarce. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Floride Francaise. Scenes de la Vie Indienne. Peintes en 1564.

      Paris. Editions Nationales.1928. 2 Vol. Folio 32 x 22,5 cm. VII, 139 P., 42 Plates. Illustr. Original Kartonage with transparent film (slightly ripped and used). Jacques le Moyne de Morgues (c. 1533-1588) was a French artist and member of Jean Ribault`s expedition to the New World. His depictions of Native American, colonial life and plants are of extraordinary historical importance. Until well into the 20th century, knowledge of Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues was extremely limited, and largely confined to the footnotes of inaccessible ethnographic bibliographies, where he figures as the writer and illustrator of a short history of Laudonniere`s attempt in 1564-5 to establish a Huguenot settlement in Florida. In 1922, however, Spencer Savage, librarian of the Linnean Society, made a discovery that opened the way to the subsequent definition of Le Moyne as an artistic personality; he recognized that a group of fifty-nine watercolors of plants contained in a small volume, purchased by the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1856 solely for its fine sixteenth-century French binding, were in fact by Le Moyne. Savage`s publications relating to this discovery prepared the way for subsequent attribution to the artist of other important groups of drawings and watercolors, which form the core of his known oeuvre.; Le Moyne was born about 1533, in Morgues, some 7 miles east of Chateaudun, in the Loire Valley, France. The first thirty years of his life are undocumented, but it seems reasonable to suppose that he trained as an artist in his native town, which was at the time a notable center both for cartography and for illumination. Le Moyne probably worked at the court of King Charles IX of France, although there is no documentary record to that effect, nor are there any surviving works by the artist dating from before his departure for Florida in 1564. Le Moyne accompanied the French expedition of Jean Ribault and Rene Laudonniere in an ill-fated attempt to colonize northern Florida. They arrived at the St. Johns River in 1564, and soon founded Fort Caroline near present-day Jacksonville. Painting in the Calvinist style, he is mostly known for hist artistic depictions of the landscape, flora, fauna, and, most importantly, the inhabitants of the New World. His drawings of the cultures commonly referred to as the Timucua (known through theri reproduction by the Dutch publisher Theodor de Bry) are largely regarded as some of the most accessible data about the cultures of the Southeastern Coastal United States; however, many of these depictions and maps are currently being questioned by historians and archaeologists as to their authenticty. During this expedition he became known as a cartographer and an illustrator as he painted landscapes and reliefs of the land they crossed. Ribault explored the mouth of the St. Johns River in Florida and erected a stone monument there before leading the party north and establishing a settlement on Parris Island, South Carolina. He then sailed back to France for supplies while Laudonniere took charge of the colony. Finding conditions unfavorable on Parris Island Laudonniere and the others eventually moved back to Florida where they founded Fort Caroline on the St. Johns Bluff in what is now Jacksonville. Many of the DeBry engravings depict the French fort and the local Saturiwa tribe, the Timucua group who lived at the mouth of the St. Johns in the area of Fort Caroline. Laudonniere`s expedition, though resulting in the production of the fascinating Le Moyne/de Bry publication and an important map of the coastal regions of Florida, was ultimately a disaster; the good relations initially established with the Indian tribes inhabiting the territories around the settlement site at St. Johns soon soured, in addition to wchich various members of the French party became disaffected, and revolted against their leaders. The final coup de grace came a year later, when a Spanish force from the Spanish colony of St. Augustine thirty miles to the south, attacked Laudonniere`s stronghold at Fort Caroline. The Spanish, under the leadership of Pedro Menendez de Aviles, stormed the colony and killed most of the Huguenots, though Laudonniere, Le Moyne and about two dozen others escaped and were eventually rescued to England. Having lost their way on the return, they sailed halft starved into Swansea Bay, England in mid-November 1565, and finally reached Paris early in 1566. Le Moyne`s highly important account of this transatlantic voyage, known today from a Latin edition published in Frankfurt in 1591 by Theodore de Bry under the title \" Brevis narratio eorum quae in Florida Americai provincia Gallis acciderunt \", clearly indicates that it was the King who instructed the artist to accompany the expedition, headed by Jean Ribault and Rene Goulaine der Laudonniere, as official recording artist and cartographer. Although only one original drawing by Le Moyne of an American subject is known today - the depiction of \" Athore showing Laudonniere the Marker Column set up by Ribault \", executed in watercolor and gouache on vellum, now in the New York Public Library - the \" Brevis narratio \" , published by de Bry as the second volume of his great series of publications on voyages to the New World, contains forty-two engraved illustrations and maps alleged to have been made on the spot by Le Moyne. The text by de Bry describes and analyses these images, and his book constitutes a major landmark in the literature of the early exploration of the Americas. (Quelle Wikipedia).; - Tirage strictement limite a 500 exemplaires dont 350 exemplaires-numerotes de I a CCCL hors commerce et 150 exemplaires numerotes de I a 150. Exemplaire No. 11. - Table des Illustrations du Texte: 1 Carte de la Floride, par Vesconte di Maggiolo (1527)./ 2 Floridae, Americae provinciae, recens et exastissima descriptio, auctore Iacobe Le Moyne, cui cognomen de Morques. Carte nouvelle et tres exacte de la Floride, province d`Amerique par Jacques Le Moyne, surnomme de Morgues (folded Map in amazing color)./ 3 Carte de la Florida francaise, 1562-1568.; - Volume of Plates: With 42 hand coloured plates with high in silber and gold, in amazing condition. - Text Volume until Page 25 hinge broken, otherwise both Volume in very good condition. French Language. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Amerika, États-Unis; Ethnographie; Florida; Indianer; Nordamerika; Völkerkunde, Französische Sprache; Kartographie

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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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        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]

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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]

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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.

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        The Antichrist of Nietzsche

      The Fanfrolico Press, London 1928 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

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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. â&#128;&#156;His imperturbable moderation, his persuasive urbanity, and his calm lucidity, as well as the innate sense of fairness of which these were the outward expressionâ&#128;¦ deservedly won for him the respect of all partiesâ&#128;¦ 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 Caveâ&#128;&#153;s books the reader is able to share some of the intimacies of his lifeâ&#128;&#157; (DNB). Churchillâ&#128;&#153;s letter, dated April 16, 1928, reads, â&#128;&#156;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 husbandâ&#128;&#153;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 oneâ&#128;&#153;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.â&#128;&#157; 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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