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        Ma vie et la psychanalyse suivi de Psychanalyse et médecine EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Gallimard, 1928. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1928, 12x19cm, relié. - First edition of the French translation by Marie Bonaparte, one of 65 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper, only large papiers.binding black half morocco, spine with five nerves, when golden tail, marbled paper plates, paper guards and contreplats to the tank, covers and spine preserved (second flat discolored Length, back insolated), golden head, elegant binding signed P. & C. Goy Vilaine.Quelques small rousseurs.Exemplaire well established. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française établie par Marie Bonaparte, un des 65 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Reliure en demi maroquin noir, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés (deuxième plat décoloré en pied, dos insolé), tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Quelques petites rousseurs. Exemplaire parfaitement établi.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Business the Civilizer

      Atlantic, Boston 1928 - Second printing. viii, 309, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his wife, and specially bound by Alfred de Sauty for Donnelley. Calkins (1868-1964) was an influential advertising executive. His firm Calkins and Holden created the concept of the advertising campaign and were the first to use jingles. Full black morocco, cover tooled in gilt with pointillé lines, small circular red morocco onlays, to "fireworks" design, spine with raised bands and six compartments, lettered in two compartments, the rest tooled with onlays to similar design as covers, full red morocco doublures with initials "AAC" in central panel in gilt, all edges gilt, by R.R. Donnelly, Chicago. With a slip identifying all the participants in the binding, "Sewn by E. Dvorak, forwarded by B.J. Cronk, finished by W.H. Anson, designed by A. de Sauty XII,XXII, MCMXXVIII' and signed below by Alfred de Sauty. With bill for binding from Donnelley for $85.00 and a TLS from de Sauty. Bookplate of author and his wife. Slight scuff at head of spine, else fine, in a custom cloth slipcase [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Bambi: A Life in the Woods

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1928. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Limited first edition in English. One of 1,000 copies issued preceding the first trade edition, from the Inner Sanctum of Simon and Schuster. Very Good. Rubbing at corners and spine ends. Cloth at spine lightly faded, gilt lettering dulled. A rather sharp copy of the scarce first English language issue.

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        THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER

      London:: Methuen & Co.. (1928).. First edition. SIGNED BY MILNE on the title page. Usual offset to endpaper and small crimp to base of spine, else fine in good to perhaps very good dust jacket with moderate soiling, split at spine fold internally mended with archival tape, chip at base of spine taking out "Methuen," and a narrow corner chip but otherwise only marginal wear. This trade edition is becoming scarce signed. .

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        The Ghoul (First Edition)

      London: Geoffrey Bles, 1928. First Edition. First Edition. Rare in jacket.A pulp thriller about a criminal mastermind, known only as The Ghoul, who has plunged London into a crime wave. Basis for the 1933 film of the same name, directed by T. Hayes Hunter and starring Boris Karloff. The film added mystical elements to the story in order to capitalize on Karloff's previous film, "The Mummy," but rationalized them during the conclusion, in keeping with the non-supernatural source material.Very Good plus in an about Very Good example of the rare dust jacket. Jacket is chipped, with loss to the title and author name at the crown, spine toned, vertical creasing to the front panel, but illustration still crisp and bright.

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        DICKEY BYRD

      TENGGREN. (TENGGREN,GUSTAF)illus. DICKEY BIRD by Elizabeth Woodruff. Springfield, Mass: Milton Bradley (1928). Large 4to (9 1/4 X 12"), black imitation leather stamped in yellow. FINE IN DUST WRAPPER (dw VG, lightly frayed. 1/2 piece off top of backstrip). First edition of one of the scarcest and loveliest of Tenggren's books. This is illustrated with 6 large and magnificent tipped-in color plates. There are also many charming full-page and in-text illustrations by Carl Wehde plus pictorial endpapers and dw. The story is a fantasy about a boy named Dickey Bird and what happens when his toy menagerie and toy soldiers come alive. Beautiful copy, rare in the dust wrapper.

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        The House at Pooh Corner

      London: Methuen and Co., Ltd., 1928., 1928. FIRST EDITION, PUBLISHER'S DELUXE LEATHER BINDING housed in a green custom-made cloth case, lettered in gilt to the spine. Octavo, pp. xi; 178. Bound in soft grey-green calf covers with attractive gilt ruling; charming image of Christopher Robin and Eeyore coloured in gilt to front cover. All edges gilt, titles in direct lettering to spine with Pooh Bear's animal friends decorating spine; all gilt remains very bright. Green ribbon bookmark (incomplete) sewed into binding. Illustrated throughout by Ernest H. Shepard. Shows some shelf wear, particularly at corners and toward spine. Leather shows very well. Pictorial pink endpapers depicting silhouttes of main characters with their names below. Cloth case in fine condition. The first edition is captivating, brimming with nostalgia and childhood adventure. An exceptional item.

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        CATHERINE PARIS. Avec trente pointes sèches de CERIA.

      Société d'Édition Le Livre, Émile Chamontin, Paris 1928 - in-4 (24 x 31cm) de 285pp., en feuilles, sous couverture rempliée imprimée, chemise et étui de l'éditeur. (étui légèrement sali et décoloré, petite faiblesse au sommet d'une charnière de la chemise). Ouvrage illustré de 30 pointes sèches originales de Ceria, dont un frontispice, 6 hors-texte et 23 in-texte. Tirage limité à 380 exemplaires numérotés. Un des 35 exemplaires sur japon numérotés (n° 30) contenant une double suite des gravures dont un premier état sur vieux japon et un état définitif sur hollande van Gelder Zonen.¿ Bel ouvrage, intérieur frais. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        irca 1928 – 1958 Collection: New York Brother – Sister Cycling & Speed Skating Enthusiast Photographs & an Archive of Documents of Her Merchant Marine – U S Navy Partner

      New York: No Publisher Noted, 1928. The collection traces the youth and adult careers of Clifford Hoffman and his sister Eleanor Hoffman in cycling and speed skating on Long Island and elsewhere; Eleanor was also a stage singer and entertainer and subsequently married a merchant marine, Glen Willis. His papers from the same time period and WWII listed below tell of his career. Including: Cycling Ephemera: The below cycle-racing ephemera are in very good condition, light wear. The Tri-Boro Wheelmen of Astoria, L.I. Present The First Annual "Tour of Long Island" Sunday, May 29, 1938. (8) printed sides, including the covers; "…Starting at Van Dam Street, Long Island City, and finishing at Hillside Avenue & 244th Street, Creedmore, L.I.; official souvenir program; with an introductory letter from Arthur Burke, club secretary, officials for the race and entries lists; Cliff Hoffman, of G.B.S.C. (German Bicycle Sport Club) is listed in the Class A No. 1 position and as New York State Road Champ; listing prizes, advertisers, supporters. Ninth Annual "100 Mile Bike Classic" (Divisional Handicap) Sponsored by the German Bicycle Sport Club of New York Sunday June 12th, 1938; with race information, (12) printed sides; similar to above; Clifford Hoffman is listed as the 1936 winner on the front cover; and in the Class A No. 1 position and New York State Road Champ.The Tri-Boro Wheelmen of Astoria, L.I. Present The Second Annual "Tour of Long Island" Sunday, May 14, 1939; (4) sides, Hoffman listed in the No. 2 and 'unattached' - not with the G.B.S.C., (it was perhaps no longer politic for him to be so - given the date).Tenth Annual "100 Mile Bike Classic" (Divisional Handicap) Sponsored by the German Bicycle Sport Club of New York Sunday June 11th, 1939; Hoffman listed in the 12th A class position for this.Souvenir Program Second Annual Two Hour Team Race Auspices of Plainfield (NJ) Wheelmen June 18th, 1939 Borough Park Track (12) printed sides; Clifford Hoffman is teamed with Conrad Wilhelm also of Long Island; the name list at back has penciled entries of times for the laps for their twosome and a few of the other racing duos, noted by Clifford's sister Eleanor at the race. Photographs: 50 black & white speed skating photos, some candid, some race-oriented, men's and women's events, practice, groups; average 3" x 5" size. 2 are photo-postcards sent from American speed-skater Ray Blum, in St. Moritz for the 1948 Olympics skating competition, both signed by him and addressed to Eleanor Hoffman, evidently a good friend. 45 b & w cycle racing photos, some candid, some race-oriented, men's and women's events, practice, groups; Eleanor H. & Cliff H. are both pictured as racers; circa 1938 - 1945; a small group is identified as the brother-sister cyclers as participants in the 1946 National Bicycle Races at Franklin Park, Columbus Ohio; average 3" x 5" size, some larger, some smaller. 25 b & w photographs of candid downhill skiing action, individuals & groups, mostly having fun; average 3" x 5" size, some larger, some smaller. Photograph album: With about 20 black and white images that are cycling-related, car with racing bikes aboard, the family traveled for events; a couple identified as taken after NY state championship races 1937; 100 mile club race; class A sprints; as preparing for races, candids at Broad Channel Long Island; after the German-American championship 1937; a few of other cycle races, identified; also with circa 115 family photos, mom & pop & kids, traveling around Long Island in the late 1920 - '30s, mostly from Sayville, with a couple of Kings Park, Roosevelt Field (with plane); Washington DC and others; average 3" x 5" size; loosely mounted in; just about all are identified and some have additional information on the backs.(with) approximately 300 black and white family photographs, portraits, military friends & relations, of varying sizes; including a shot of Clifford Hoffman and Camp Upton, N.Y. in Nov. 1942, corporal's uniform; with the sad note on back that he'd passed away June of 1978 at age 58; with a few color photos as well. With Eleanor Hoffman's class friendship 'autographs' album and the 1944 'Archway' Richmond Hill H.S. yearbook; with a couple of flyers laid-in of small performances by her as 'Eleanor Willis Irish Soprano, Radio and Television Celebrity' and some professionally-taken studio publicity photographs; she married Glen Willis, (engraved wedding announcement here); from Lynbrook, LI & Harrison, NY - Willis was a graduate of Harrison H.S. and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at King's Point, LI; at time of wedding he was in the U.S. Naval Reserve. Merchant marine material: Paperwork concerning Willis' maritime career: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy King's Point NY Cadet Coxswain's Ticket for 1943, signed off for Oars & Sail, tucked into his copy of the small pocket-size "A Prayer Book for Soldiers and Sailors" 1941, Episcopal denomination; with his U.S. Coast Guard Continuous Discharge Book # 276395 with photo i.d., thumb print - he served on ships from 1943 to 1945, as deck cadet and then as 3rd mate on the MV Lightning, the S.S. Alexander Ramsey, the S.S. Alden Besse, S.S. Benjamin Waterhouse and finally back serving on the M.V. Lightning; with stamps and voyage description in the book; various other certificates related to this maritime career, lifeboat man, third mate license, engine dept.; with a letter of reference from the chief officer of the Alexander Ramsey, John J. Kelly, commending Willis' performance, to Lt. Comdr. C.F. Felture of the War Shipping Admin; and other letters and notes concerning the Naval Reserve and payments for time served during the war and veteran's rights, job offers from shipping lines; a few photographs for identification and on trips; U.S. Navy Reserve information pamphlets; a Seaman Passport (no entries other than his identification items); A Moore-McCormack Lines, Inc. Ficha de Identidad for him ( all in Spanish) and various i.d. cards: Captain of Port i.d. for him as a cadet; War Shipping Administration card i.d and cards for his Atlantic War Zone Bar & M.M. Combat Bar & Pacific Zone bar awards for service; punched 1945 AFL National Organization Masters, Mates & Pilots of America union card; Selective Service System cards. The merchant marine group of material with some wear and soiling, especially cards and i.d. materials as they were carried during a length of service; other papers & photos in good to very condition. . Photography. Not Bound. Good.

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        A Song For Simeon

      Faber & Gwyer Ltd, London 1928 - LIMITED EDITION authentically SIGNED by T.S. Eliot on the limitation page. The book is bound in the original publisher's boards with some spotting to the front panel. The binding is tight. The pages are clean with minor wear. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy SIGNED by the author in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Der Zauberberg. Hundertste Auflage. 2 Bde. Mit Porträtfrontispiz in Röteldruck nach Olaf Gulbransson. Mit Vorwort von Hans Reisiger "Der hundertsten Auflage zum Geleit".

      Berlin/ S. Fischer 1928 - 578 S., 629 S. OHPgt. mit Goldprägung & Goldschnitt. Einbanddeckel & Kanten leicht berieben; Schnitt vereinzelt leicht fleckig; ansonsten sehr guter Zustand! Ungelesen! 1100 Gramm. Limit. Ausg. [Nr. 336] von Thomas Mann signiert!. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        MÉTROPOLIS - IN "LA PETITE ILLUSTRATION" NO 372

      Paris: Imp. de L'Illustration, 1928. A Fine copy in photo-illustrated wrappers, with 20 sepia-toned stills from Fritz Lang's 1927 masterpiece Metropolis. This special 12-page issue (3 March, 1928) is dedicated entirely to the film. The French premiere of Metropolis was on October 14th, 1927, shown at L?'Imperial for three months. In March of 1928, the film had a short one-week revival at the same theater; this issue of La Petite Illustration was printed in anticipation of that event. A scarce piece of ephemera related to one of the towering giants of the silent film era. The original version of the film was heavily cut for its American debut, and as a result, any of the original printed material from the film has become historically significant, and quite desirable. Auction results for this item are a mixed bag; copies will invariably turn up from time to time, but they're usually worn, torn, soiled or worse. This is the copy that won't disappoint, with bright ivory pages and little to be desired - the best copy we've seen or handled.

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        Verlainiens et décadents EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Editions Marcel Seheur, 1928. Fine. Editions Marcel Seheur, Paris 1928, 13x18cm, relié. - Original edition on the current paper. Binding half morocco cherry, back with five nerves, golden tail date marbled paper plates, paper contreplats guards and the tank cover and spine preserved (back insolated), gilded head, elegant binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Rare autograph signed by the author to his friend Aristide Boureaud. Iconography. Nice copy pleasantly established. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure en demi maroquin cerise, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés (dos insolé), tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Rare envoi autographe signé de Gustave Le Rouge à son ami Aristide Boureaud. Iconographie. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.

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        Poësie Essais sur la poëtique et la poëte EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Bertrand Guégan, 1928. Fine. Bertrand Guégan, Paris 1928, 20x26,5cm, relié. - Edit partly original, one of 300 numbered copies on vellum pure royal cloth. Binding half purple sorrow with corners, back with nerves decorated cleared two black nets, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers and backs, head veil. Handwritten signature of the author to the justification of the draw. The preamble and "The notebook of the poet" here in the original edition. Book illustrated with 8 original etchings inset-author. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition en partie originale, un des 300 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin royal pur chiffon. Reliure en demi chagrin violet à coins, dos éclairci à deux nerfs orné de filets noirs, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, tête voilette. Signature manuscrite de l'auteur à la justification du tirage. Le préambule et "Le calepin du poëte" sont ici en édition originale. Ouvrage illustré de 8 eaux-fortes originales hors-texte de l'auteur.  

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        Christmas Tree

      [New York: American Book Bindery,, 1928]. Octavo. Uncut and unopened in original pink cloth-backed boards, pale green endpapers, printed silver label to front board. Single silver leaf facing title page, text printed in green and orange. Content unopened. Boards sunned and rubbed, label tarnished, light wear to extremities, 2 cm long closed tear to fore margin of front free endpaper, a couple of short splits to rear inner hinge. A very good copy. First edition, first separate printing. Inscribed by the author in pencil and over-written by him in ink on the front free endpaper: "For Aunt Ellen, Merry Christmas! E.E.C." Cummings's aunt was Ellen Montresor Clarke (1869?-1939).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Novels & Selected Writings

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

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        Munda-Magyar-Maori. An Indian Link Between the Antipodes. New Tracks of Hungarian Origins. [ Munda Magyar Maori ]

      Luzac & Co., London 1928 - 25.5 cm, xii, 438 pp, b&w photo plates at rear, cloth over boards. Name stamp and shelf number (private collection) to title page. A little sporadic foxing, moderate to page edges. VG to VG minus overall. A heavy book - overseas buyers please ask for a freight quote. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Tower

      Macmillan and Co., Limited, London 1928 - A very nice, first edition copy. Binding is tight and pages are clean. Some pages are uncut. Strong color on front board. No dust jacket. 110 pages. This would a fine addition to a Yeats collection. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ichabod Crane

      1928. Watercolor and pen and black ink on paper, signed "Arthur Rackham" (lower right). 8-1/2 x 6-3/4 in. Matted and framed. Watercolor and pen and black ink on paper, signed "Arthur Rackham" (lower right). 8-1/2 x 6-3/4 in. Rackham's superb illustration of the hapless schoolmaster of Sleepy Hollow, Ichabod Crane. Rackham has captured the essence of Irving's description: "He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders, long arms and legs, hands that dangled a mile out of his sleeves, feet that might have served for shovels, and his whole frame most loosely hung together. His head was small, and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose, so that it looked like a weather-cock, perched upon his spindle neck, to tell which way the wind blew. To see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him one might have mistaken him for the genius of famine descending upon the earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a cornfield" Provenance: Estate of Connecticut artist Rachel Breck. Literature: Irving, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (George G. Harrap & Co, 1928); Latimore & Haskell, pp. 63-4; Riall, pp. 164-5

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        Kiosk with Magazines, Pedestrians and Subway logo [New York City]

      San Francisco: Circa 1970s. Oil on canvas. Signed lower right. 20 x 24 inches. Unframed. John J. Payne (1928-1999) was a San Francisco based artist. He studied with Lorser Feitelson at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. Payne painted in a naif and hard edge style. He exhibited in the Tillman Place Gallery and the Maxwell Gallery in the 1950s and 1960s. The artist's sister, Frances Payne, PhD, numbered each of the artist's works. This is Work no. 77.

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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, Tapestry & Needlework

      London, England: T. A. Batsford, Ltd, 1928. 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.". First Edition. Buckram. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Limited Edition.

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        The House at Pooh Corner. Decorations by Ernest Shepard

      London, Methuen and Co., 1928., 1928. 8vo., pp. 178. Publisher's pink cloth in dustwrapper. One neat, short tear to half title, wrapper with a few chips and marks, some soiling, spine joint has archival support to rear. Generally bright and clean. A very good copy indeed. FIRST EDITION. A clean copy. Contains a loose advertising insert for a contemporary Shepard exhibition displaying the drawings contained within this title. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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        Traité du style EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Nrf, 1928. Fine. Nrf, Paris 1928, 16,5x21,5cm, broché. - First edition, one of 109 numbered copies on laid Lafuma Navarre and reimposed in quarto format foolscap, leading copy. Beautiful and rare copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 109 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé Lafuma Navarre et réimposés dans le format in-quarto tellière, tirage de tête. Bel et rare exemplaire.

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        Deutsches Gefängniswesen. Ein Handbuch unter Mitwirkung von ( u.a.) Bleidt, Brucks, Degen, Dörken, Ellering, Fischer, Frede, Freudenthal, Gentz, Hagemann, hansen, Hasse, Hippel, Klatt, Koch, Leppmann, Marx, Mayer, Meyer, Seyfarth, Starke, Umhauer.

      Vahlen, Berlin 1928 - X, 537 Seiten mit 10 Tafeln ( meist photographischer Abbildungen ). Ohldr, Groß8°. Inhalt: Die geschichtliche Entwicklung der Freiheitsstrafe - Die Freiheitsstrafe als Problem der Gesetzgebung - Die Gefangenenanstalten in Deutschland und die Organisation ihrer Verwaltung - Die Strafanstaltsbeamten - Die innere Organisation der Strafanstalten in Deutschland - Die Strafvollstreckung - Die rechtliche Stellung der Gefangenen - Die Behandlung der Gefangenen - Die Arbeit der Gefangenen - Gesundheitsfürsorge in den Gefangenenanstalten - Geisteskranke und geistig Minderwertige - Seelsorge an evangelischen Gefangenen - Seelsorge an katholischen Gefangenen - Geistige und seelische Hebung der Gefangenen - Der Strafvollzug in Stufen - Berufsverbrecher - Der Strafvollzug an Frauen - Junge Gefangene - Der soziale Gedanke im Strafvollzug - Vorläufige Entlassung und Beurlaubung auf Wohlverhalten - Fürsorge für Gefangene und Entlassene - Vollzug der Untersuchungshaft - Militärische Strafanstalten - Polizeigefängnisse - Österreichisches Gefängniswesen - Grundsätze für den Vollzug von Freiheitsstrafen vom 7. Juni 1923 - Sachregister. Einband berieben, Bibliotheksschildchen auf dem Rücken. Rückenkapitale leicht beschädigt. Ecken bestoßen. Titelseite mit aufgeklebtem Wappen der Stadt Friedenau. Papier stellenweise leicht gebräunt. - sehr selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [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, Tapestry & Needlework

      London, England: T. A. Batsford, Ltd, 1928. 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.". First Edition. Buckram. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Limited Edition.

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        The Argonaut Manuscript Limited Edition of the Collected Works of Frank Norris

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1928. 10 vols., 8vo, original japan vellum binding, in fine condition. Limited to 245 numbered sets with a manuscript leaf of Norris?s most famous novel, McTeague (a horrendous tale of avarice and violence which became the basis for Von Stroheim?s Greed). The manuscript leaf is in the publisher?s printed envelope. It is an interesting leaf from early in the book and exhibits many textual additions and corrections. Incredibly, the publisher decided to break up the original working manuscript for arguably the most famous novel set in San Francisco before The Maltese Falcon, and enclosed a leaf in vol. one of every set. Some of these leaves have inevitably been lost or misplaced; the Bancroft Library is attempting to reassemble the manuscript digitally by scanning every extant leaf they can gain access to.

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        La Divina Commedia

      London: The Nonesuch Press,, 1928. Or, The Divine Vision. In Italian and English. The Italian text edited by Mario Casella of the University of Florence with the English version of H. F. Cary and 42 illustrations after the drawings by Sandro Botticelli. Folio. Original orange vellum, titles to spine, roundels and ruling to boards gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, partially unopened. Housed in a modern brown cloth slipcase (with a few light scratches). 34 double and 8 single-page plates after Botticelli. Spine lightly faded, extremities faintly rubbed, free endpapers a touch tanned. An exceptionally bright copy in excellent condition. First Nonesuch edition. Number 1,423 from a limited edition of 1,475 copies on Dutch paper. A beautifully presented and bound edition of Dante's Divine Comedy, with Dante's Italian printed in parallel with Rev. Henry F. Cary's English translation (1814, the first complete English translation, much loved by Coleridge), and with Sandro Botticelli's illustrations, reproduced from the first Florentine edition of the Divine Comedy (1481).

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        Circus Girl

      San Francisco: Circa 1970s. Oil on canvas. Signed lower right. 24 x 20 inches. Unframed. John J. Payne (1928-1999) was a San Francisco based artist. He studied with Lorser Feitelson at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. Payne painted in a naif and hard edge style. He exhibited in the Tillman Place Gallery and the Maxwell Gallery in the 1950s and 1960s. The artist's sister, Frances Payne, PhD, numbered each of the artist's works. This is Work no. 75. Also numbered 2998 by the artist.

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        Le monde des automates étude historique et technique EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Chez les auteurs, 1928. Fine. Chez les auteurs, Paris 1928, 23x28cm, 2 volumes brochés. - First Edition, one of 1000 copies numbered on chromo paper, only draw with Japan 25. Book illustrated with over 500 figures. Preface by Edmond Haraucourt. Fine copies, rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 1000 ex numérotés sur papier chromo, seul tirage avec 25 Japon. Ouvrage illustré de plus de 500 figures. Préface de Edmond Haraucourt. Beaux exemplaires, rare.

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        LE MONDE DES AUTOMATES Etude historique et technique T. I. + T. II. (complet) -o- Préface de Edmond Haraucourt

      - Chez l'Auteur, Paris, 1928 - Deux vol. in-4° reliés, reliures contemporaines pleine toile beige ornée d'une bande marbrée au premier plat, pièces de titre en basane noire, titre doré, couv. conservées, iconographie en noir dans le texte et en planches hors-texte, 348 & 353 pp. + table, très beaux exemplaires, très frais (à noter quelques rousseurs discrètes sur les deux dernières pages du premier volume et la couv. et page de garde du second), reliures impeccables - Edition originale, tirage limité à 1025 exemplaires, un des 1000 sur papier chromo (n° 584) enrichie d'un envoi autographe signé d'Edouard Gélis sur la page de garde du premier voume (dédicace à un contributeur à l'ouvrage) - [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [String Quartet no. 4]. Strijkquartet no. 4 Willem Pijper à Maurice Ravel Partituur Andante molto moderato Allegro assai Allegretto tranquillo Allegro - poco adagio. Autograph musical manuscript full score of the complete work, signed. Together with an autograph letter to Maurice Ravel, the dedicatee

      Amsterdam. 1928. Large folio (356 x 271 mm.). 1 (title), 2 (blank), 3-20 (music), 21-[24] (blank) pp. Notated in purple ink on printed 22-stave music paper issued by B[reitkopf] & H[ärtel] (Nr. 13 C). Autograph note "m.s. II" to upper left corner of title, identifiying score as the second of two autograph manuscripts. Further autograph dates and signatures: "Willem Pijper 1928" to upper right corner of first page of music; "22 Mei 1928" to end of first movement (p. 6); "9 Augs. 1928" to end of second movement (p. 12); "19 Augs. 1928"; "6-7 Sept. 1928 Amsterdam." Fair copy with occasional autograph corrections. Rehearsal numbers from 1 to 37 added in blue pencil in the hand of the composer; autograph footnotes in ink referring to rehearsal numbers, with footnote references in red ink, to pp. 14- 15. Slightly worn and browned; minor creasing to lower outer corner. With: Autograph letter signed in full from Willem Pijper to Maurice Ravel, March 5, 1929. 1-1/2 pp. Small folio (274 x 210 mm). In black ink on personal letterhead with "Willem Pijper Saxen Weimarlaan 56 Amsterdam" printed at upper left. In French. Pijper sends the manuscript of his string quartet no. 4 to Ravel as a birthday present (Ravel's birthday was March 7). He thanks Ravel for his personal acquaintance during a common stay of a few days at Chougny (a village in central France, halfway between Bourges and Dijon) in December 1928 and for his acceptance of the dedication of the work. He expresses his hope to see Ravel again soon and wishes him good luck with his Concerto (apparently one of Ravel's two piano concertos, both begun in 1929) and with Joan of Arc, a projected opera. "I remember with deep joy the few days we spent together at Chougny in such a pleasant atmosphere in December. We had so many non-musical things to discuss that we had no time to discuss music. But I will always treasure the memory of the few moments when we did talk about the masterpieces of French music by Berlioz, Debussy, Couperin, and yourself. It is in memory of our first meeting that I wanted to dedicate this little quartet to you." . This manuscript was formerly in the possession of Maurice Ravel. Kloppenburg: Thematisch-bibliografische catalogus, pp. 127-28 (not recording the present autograph). Another manuscript, consisting of 18 pages of music and dated as in the present autograph, is at the Koninklijke biblioteek in The Hague. The work was published posthumously by Lengnick, London, in 1952. The present autograph letter is that which accompanied the manuscript sent to Ravel. "Pijper was, with Vermeulen, the most important composer in the Netherlands in the first half of the 20th century; his teaching and writing also made a significant impact. He grew up in a working-class Calvinist milieu in a village outside Utrecht... Already studying the organ, he left school in 1911 to enroll in the Utrecht Toonkunst Muziekschool, where he studied composition with Johan Wagenaar and the piano with Helena van Lunteren-Hansen. His final examination, in 1915, was in theory, and he continued composition lessons privately for three more years... A radical new compositional style... made Pijper leader of the Dutch musical avant garde. He represented the Netherlands at the founding of the ISCM in Salzburg, 1922; soon after, backed by Sem Dresden, he established the Dutch ISCM section... The String Quartet no.4 (1928), based on an octatonic germ cell, attains polymetric extremes; during moments in the finale, none of the players share a common downbeat." Harrison Ryker in Grove Music Online.

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        Es war einmal. Illustriert von weiland Heinrich Leffler. Buchschmuck von Bernd Steiner.

      Wien, M. Munk, o. J. [1928].. Folio. o. Pag. [31 Bll.] OHlwd.. EA. Mit eighd. Widmung und Signatur, dat. Dezember '28. - Etw. angestaubt, kl. Randläsuren, leichte Gbrsp. Schönes Expl. Mit 12 farbigen llustrationen von H. Leffler.

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        New Mission Gallery [San Francisco]

      San Francisco: Circa 1970s. Oil on canvas. Signed lower right. 18 x 24 inches. Unframed. John J. Payne (1928-1999) was a San Francisco based artist. He studied with Lorser Feitelson at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. Payne painted in a naif and hard edge style. He exhibited in the Tillman Place Gallery and the Maxwell Gallery in the 1950s and 1960s. The artist's sister, Frances Payne, PhD, numbered each of the artist's works. This is Work no. 76.

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        The Romance of the Road

      - London, Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd, New York, Charles Scribner?s Sons, 1928. In-folio, reliure éditeur plein vélin. Complet de la carte. Joint : un feuillet publicitaire pour l'exposition des dessins originaux du livre. / Folio, publisher?s full vellum hardcover. Inlaid: one map, one advertising leaflet for the exhibition of the original drawings of the book. Edition originale. Edition de luxe tirée à 200 exemplaires numérotés, SIGNÉ par Aldin. /First edition. Deluxe edition of 200 numbered copies, SIGNED by Aldin. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        Der Kampf mit dem Dämon ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Leipzig: Insel-Verlag, 1928. Fine. Insel-Verlag, Leipzig 1928, 13x21cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - New edition. Rare autograph dedication signed by the author. Publisher's binding with full complete dark green canvas, smooth back, copy of its soft case and carton marginally slightly irradiated. Ex dono manuscript of a previous owner on a guard. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. Reliure de l'éditeur en pleine toile vert foncé, dos lisse, exemplaire complet de son étui de cartonnage souple marginalement et légèrement insolé. Rare envoi autographe signé de Stefan Zweig. Ex dono manuscrit d'un précédent propriétaire sur une garde.

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        The War in the Air; Being the Story of the Part Played in the Great War by the Royal Air Force [9 Volumes Complete - 6 Text, 2 Map Cases, and 1 Appendices] Signed

      Published by Oxford University Press, London First Editions 1928-1937. Nine Volumes. 1928/1937. Uniform matching 9 volumes, including 2 map-cases. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original dark navy blue buckram covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spines. Octavo 9'' x 6''. All are first editions, apart from volume I, originally published in 1922, which is a second impression "reprinted photographically from the corrected sheets of the first edition" (imprint). These corrections not noted by Wells. The first map case has 42 [as called for] individually tabbed colour maps, the first map being 'Typical Aeroplane Raids, 1914-1916', map 42 being 'Airship Raid 27-28 November 1916'. The second map case has 28 maps [as called for], the first being 'Airship Raid 16th-17th March 1917', with the last map being 'Aeroplane Raid 19th-20th May 1918'; many other fold-out colour maps throughout the volumes. Fine condition books in Very Good condition dust wrappers with age darkening to the spines, small creases and rubbing to the spine ends and corners, all of the volumes retain their original prices to the dust wrapper, the map cases are without dust wrappers. Volume IV is SIGNED by the author to the front free end paper 'To Admiral Sir Murray Sueter, From the author, H. A. Jones.' Dust wrappers supplied in archive acetate film protection, these do not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Storia dei pittori italiani dell'Ottocento

      Milano , L'ESAME, 1928 - Vol. I: Neoclassici, La nuova Scuola Lombarda, pittori veneti, pittori piemontesi pittori liguri, pittori emiliani. Vol II: La nuova scuola toscana, pittori dell'Italia centrale, La nuova scuola napoletana. Con 641 tavole (39 tricomie) 2 volumi. 4to. pp. 660-630. . Ottimo (Fine). . Prima edizione di 1000 es. numerati. . Rilegato pelle (leather binding) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        His Amatory Poems

      New York: The Bennett Libraries, Inc., 1928. - Shakespeare's Love Poems and SonnetsOne of Two Hundred Large-Paper Copies Specially Bound by Bennett of New YorkSHAKESPEARE, William. Will Shakespeare. His Amatory Poems. The Sonnets. Venus and Adonis. The Rape of Lucrece. The Passionate Pilgrim. Elaborated with Frontispiece Portrait and Four Engravings from Classic Originals. New York: The Bennett Libraries, Inc., 1928. One of 200 Large-Paper Copies printed on Holland Pannekoek Paper (out of a total edition of 1,000).Royal octavo (9 3/8 x 6 1/2 inches; 239 x 165 mm.). [ii, limitation], 303, [1, blank] pp. Title page and half-titles printed in red and black. Engraved portrait frontispiece and four plates.Publishers (bound by Bennett, NY) full mottled calf, covers ruled in blind. Spine with five raised bands ruled in blind with two maroon morocco gilt lettered labels, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. A fine copy, many of the pages uncut.Shakespeare's Sonnets is the title of a collection of 154 sonnets first published in 1609 and accredited to William Shakespeare which cover themes such as the passage of time, love, beauty and mortality. The first 17 poems, traditionally called the procreation sonnets, are addressed to a young man urging him to marry and have children in order to immortalize his beauty by passing it to the next generation. Other sonnets express the speaker's love for a young man; brood upon loneliness, death, and the transience of life; seem to criticize the young man for preferring a rival poet; express ambiguous feelings for the speaker's mistress; and pun on the poet's name. The final two sonnets are allegorical treatments of Greek epigrams referring to the "little love-god" Cupid.Venus and Adonis (1592-1593) is a poem by William Shakespeare with a plot based on passages from Ovid's Metamorphoses. It is a complex, kaleidoscopic work, using constantly shifting tone and perspective to present contrasting views of the nature of love.The Rape of Lucrece (1594) is a narrative poem by William Shakespeare about the legendary Lucretia. In his previous narrative poem, Venus and Adonis (1593), Shakespeare had included a dedicatory letter to his patron, the Earl of Southampton, in which he promised to write a "graver work". Accordingly, The Rape of Lucrece has a serious tone throughout.The Passionate Pilgrim (1599) is an anthology of 20 poems collected and published by William Jaggard that were attributed to "W. Shakespeare" on the title page, only five of which are considered authentically Shakespearean. These are two sonnets, later to be published in the 1609 collection of Shakespeare's Sonnets, and three poems extracted from the play Love's Labour's Lost. Internal and external evidence contradicts the title-page attribution to Shakespeare. Five were attributed to other poets during his lifetime, and two were published in other collections anonymously.

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        My Autobiography

      New York: Scribner's, 1928. First edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Signed by Mussolini on the title page. Laid in is a letter from the Royal Consul General of Italy, to a recipient at Scribner's, confirming that Mussolini has "autographed in recognition of your kind collaboration in the publication of the volume", dated 2 February 1929, Illustrated. Fine in a near fine dust jacket (corner clipped with the $3.50 still present) that shows only light shelfwear. My Autobiography by Benito Mussolini is dictated, narrative autobiography recounting the author's youth, his years as an agitator and journalist, his experiences in World War I, the formation and revolutionary struggles of the Fascist Party, the March on Rome, and his early years in power.

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