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        Arabischer Basar (Japan).

      . Radierung mit leichtem Plattenton, auf cremefarbenem Japan, signiert. 18,6:28,7 cm. Verso mit rotem Atelierstempel. - Nicht ganz frisch. Literatur: F.W. Pauli, Emil Orlik. Ein Gedenkbuch. Berlin, 1928, Abb. Nr. 159.. An der Münchner Kunstakademie ausgebildet, experimentierte Orlik mit graphischen Techniken, insbesondere mit dem Holzschnitt. 1904 ging er nach Wien und wurde Professor und Leiter der Graphikklasse an der Kunstgewerbeschule, später lehrte er in Berlin.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Ame de paysages

      Original edition printed 130 copies numbered and registered in Japan, ours to Mrs. J. Charuit.Illustrated book with beautiful flower arrangements author engraved on wood by Pierre Bouchet and gilt initials and typographic ornaments in colors.Signed autograph of the author to Mrs. J. Charuit "friend ... poetry ..." enriched the first two stanzas of a handwritten quatrain contained in this book of poems entitled "The landscape is quiet and hard" "The landscape is quiet and hard, / In a candor that quenches / It is believed that this piece riviera / rest under a glass globe / A laburnum lets himself fall / the white flowered thorn / Listening perfumes.. the evening / Confessions of the prairie "Very nice copy. Les cent femmes amies des livres Paris 1928 20,5x26cm en feuilles sous chemise et étui

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Suzanne et le Pacifique... avec des illustrations sur cuivre en coleurs par Daragnés

      Lyon: Cercle Lyonnais du livre, 1928. Portfolio, with unbound letterpress sheets printed in folio and 32 handcoloured plates loosely inserted (and final colophon leaf signed by Daragnès); a fine example in original folding case with leather ties, housed within the publisher's slipcase. Prepared for a select society of bibliophiles. An idyllic journey through the South Pacific by Jean Giraudoux, limited to 152 copies, of which the vast majority were reserved for members of the Lyon book club. This special edition is adorned with 32 plates tenderly prepared by French master printmaker Jean-Gabriel Daragnès, with further vignettes and ornaments scattered throughout the text. Daragnès collaborated on a number of private press productions, including a 1918 French language edition of Oscar Wilde's controversial Ballad of Reading Gaol. The Cercle Lyonnais du livre enjoyed a wide membership, including veteran collectors such as Baron Robert Rothschild to professionals working in the production of fine books (including celebrated art nouveau bookbinder Charles Meunier).

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Chinois *

      [1928]. 1928 - Bois gravé original 15 x 12, tiré en noir et coloré main (feuille 27 x 22), signé et justifié à 50 exemplaires sur Chine, outre 3 Japon, pour le portefeuille "Îles" de Francis Jammes, paru chez Mermod. Epreuve isolée de cette composition que l'on retrouvera également colorée dans la suite des six compositions formant cet ouvrage.Nous disposons sur demande d'un tirage en noir non signé.[Kuenzi 101; Rodari 75]

      [Bookseller: OH 7e CIEL]
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        MADERIL - Nos. 1 al 126 y 151 al 162. Años I al XI y XIII al XIV, julio de 1928 a diciembre de 1938 y enero a diciembre de 1941

      920 pgs., Buenos Aires 1928 - Revista especializada, sumamente completa en temas referidos a la industria de la madera. 133 ejemplares encuadernados en 10 volumenes, consevan cubiertas originales. Editados entre los años 1928 y 1941. Ilustrado en b/n y dos láminas desplegables. Faltan Nos. 3 - 11 - 14 - 27 y años 1939 y 1940. Sin datos del editor. [Libro en Español / Book in Spanish] === AGRONOMIA - INDUSTRIAS Y OFICIOS - ECONOMIA ARGENTINA - PUBLICACIONES PERIODICAS === [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buenos Aires Libros]
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        On a Problem of Formal Logic (reprinted from:) Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society. Series 2, Volume 30, Part 4

      London: The London Mathematical Society,, 1928. Octavo (273 × 180 mm)., pp. (1), 264-286 + final blank leaf. Uncut and largely unopened, wire-stitched in the original printed grey wrappers. Wrappers darkened in places and a little chipped. An excellent copy. Original offprint of a paper read by Ramsey to the London Mathematical Society on December 13 1928, "primarily concerned with a special case of one of the problems of mathematical logic, the problem of finding a regular procedure to determine the truth or falsity of any given logical formula" p. 264.) This problem is commonly known as the Entscheidungsproblem, or "decision problem", and had been a source of keen debate among logicians before it was proven by Kurt Gödel in 1931 and Alonzo Church in 1936 that David Hilbert, and the other members of the formalist school of anti-logistic mathematics, were mistaken: all arithmetic systems must contain propositions which are not provable in that system. "Ramsey's main interest in mathematics was in its foundations. His 'The foundations of mathematics', read to the London Mathematical Society on 12 November 1925, was the culmination of the reduction of mathematics to logic undertaken in Russell's and Whitehead's Principia mathematica (1913). On mathematics itself he published only eight pages, 'On a problem of formal logic' (read to the London Mathematical Society on 13 December 1928), but this has since become the basis of a branch of mathematics known as Ramsey theory" (OBNB.)

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        All Works from Moishe Nadir (Yiddish)

      Wile¿skie B Kleckina, Vilnius 1928 - Very rare, very good condition 5 volume set of the works of Moishe Nadir printed in 1928 Poland. Each book is blue cloth with stamped image, title and gilt trim on front cover, gilt on spine and stamped seal on back cover. Decorated end papers, Interior pages clean, tight, age toned and a few chips to some. Hard cover bright, spine and corner bumps and light shelf well but overall excellent condition considering year of publishing and historical facts. Each book has original silk page marker ribbon. Books include, "Fnn Mensz zu Mentsz" (which first appeared in Der Tog, Jewish New York newspaper), "unter der Zun" a classic work, "Mayne Hent Hobn Fargosn dos Dozige Blut" 223 pps, "Majszelech Mit A Moral' and "Fun Nechin Biz Morgn". Nadir was also iessays and criticism, nvolved in the Jewish Theater in NYC, 1920's on. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bohemian Bookworm]
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        War without Fighting

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1928. First Edition, number 7 of 100 copies. 60 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Cloth spine and boards, about fine. Bookplate. "On June 19th, 1916, the National Guard was called into Active Service with the prospect of being sent into Mexico. I was...a the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry." This copy has bookstamp of George C. Page of Wayne, Pa.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Fruit-Growing in South Africa

      Central News Agency, Limited, South Africa, 1928, Hardcover, Book Condition: Poor, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st Edition532 pages (complete). A sure book in general poor condition due to storage. The green cover is marked, scuffed and worn. The spine is rubbed and worn. The spine seams have small wounds but the security of the binding is sure and healthy. Inside, the initial pages have damp staining the the bottom edges. The frontispage has a previous owner signature (Redvers J. Blatt - a well know expert on fruit growing; he had graduated from the University of California in 1923 and was soon after estate manager at the Zebediela Estate that, unusually for the time, employed white Afrikaans women as packers). The pages are clear if spotted with foxing throughout. They are firm to the binding and confident and assured. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Africana - Farming; Africana - Agriculture; Inventory No: anqt.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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        Bambi: A Life in the Woods.

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

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        BIBLIA/ Det er den gantske Hellige Scrifft, vdsaet paa Danske. Prentit i Kiöbenhaffn, af Ludowich Dietz 1550. Facsimile-Udgave af den förste danske Bibel 1550.

      . Udgivet af Det danske Sprog- og Litteraturselskab. Kbhvn. 1928. Titel trykt i rödt og sort. Fol. Smukt orig. helskind af ufarvet niger med blindtrykt dekoration og spaender i 16. arh. stil. * Helt rent og paent eksemplar af den smukke facsimileudgave af Christian III's bibel, den förste helbibel pa dansk. Facsimile edition of the first Danish folio Bible..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Simple Principles of Investment

      Doubleday, Doran & Co., New York 1928 - Later printing (originally published in 1919). Purple cloth with gilt lettering. 191 pp. including index. The front board has a short crease. A gift inscription is on the front free endpaper. Otherwise fine. The dust jacket is tanned and has light edgewear. There is a small inked squiggle on the front panel. The price, $1.50, is present on the front flap. In Brodart archival dust jacket protector. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Banjo Booksellers, IOBA]
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        SUNSET GUN Poems

      New York:: Boni & Liveright,. 1928. First edition. Number 174 of 250 SIGNED numbered copies. Her first book of poetry. Bright white spine but lavendar boards a little faded on edges, otherwise would be fine. In a worn original slipcase. A scarce book.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Framyard Cottage from Scenes of the French Countryside.

      1928 1928 - Soft crease to the margin of the lower right corner hidden by the mount. Stone lithograph on Rives wove paper. Sheet size: 30 x 40 cm. Signed in the stone by Fry. The image is probably from around Cassis, South of France. Fry took up lithography in 1927. Only a handful of farmyard and landscape scenes were executed in this medium as Fry chose to concentrate mainly on church interiors. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Digest Of South African Case Law 1927

      Juta, 1928, Hardcover, Book Condition: Poor, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketThe spine is torn and repaired.Rubber stamps.Pencil markings.Light tanning.Tightly bound.Poor copy.[R.K] Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law; Inventory No: 86bn.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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        The Novels & Selected Writings of Daniel Defoe 14 Volumes Large Paper Edition

      Boston: Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press for Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. Limited Edition. All fourteen volumes of this complete set are in near fine condition in 1/4 beige buckram and light brown paper covered boards with gilt stamped leather spine labels. All are small quartos measuring 9 1/4" by 6" with rough cut pages to the text blocks many of which are un-opened. The only condition issue is there has been a reaction that occurred between the glue used to paste the leather labels to the cloth spines causing a narrow, brown stain around each label. Also, the gilt text on the leather label for volume V is partially obscured due to rubbing and abrasion. One of only 530 copies printed by the Shakespeare Head Press of which 500 were for sale. This set carries the number 449 within each volume. Many of the volumes contain a fold-out frontispiece map which relates to the title of each volume. The set includes: Moll Flanders in two volumes; Colonel Jack and John Gow in two volumes; The Life Adventures and Pyracies of the famous Captain Singleton; Memoirs of a Cavalier in one volume; Robinson Crusoe in three volumes; A Journal of the Plague Year in one volume; The Fortunate Mistress in two volumes; and, Shortest Way with the Dissenters and English Commerce each in their own volumes. A very handsome, clean, tight and highly collectible set with no prior owner's markings, notations or book plates.

      [Bookseller: Town's End Books]
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      Ferguson & Osborn Limited, New Zealand 1928 - Rare in 2 volumes.Recased in3/4 leather and green cloth with gold titles to covers and spine.Covers mint,new paste downs and blank prelims.Both volumes have suffered water damage that is from the bottom 2-3 inches causing light wrinkling to pages and light stains on the first and last 7 pages of both copies.(from original covers cloth dye.)The volumes are acceptable and still with the authoritative text and huge amount of colour plates make this set well worth adding to a collection.62 full page gloss paper plates,huge. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: THE BOOK SHOP]
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        The Bridge of San Luis Rey

      Grosset & Dunlap, New York 1928 - Seventeenth Printing, December, 1928, published by Grosset & Dunlap in arrangement with Albert and Charles Boni. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half title page. The book, in original grey cloth with illustrated endpages and Amy Drevenstedt illustrations, is Near Fine, separation of page block at head of spine. In a Very Good dust jacket, small chips at head and heel of spine and light rubbing. First Edition was published a year earlier in November, 1927. Pulitzer Prize winner in 1928, and filmed in 1929, 1944, and 2004. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        Iskusstvo 1928 Kniga 1-2, 3-4

      Gosudarstevnnaia Akademiia Khudozhestvennykh Nauk, 1928 - Two volumes, complete pubication for year. Quarto, wrappers, 176, 240pp. Unattributed cover design. Fourth and final year of "ART," an occasional arts and literary yearbook published sporadically from 1923 to 1928, in an edition of 1000 copies. In earlier years it was a fairly academic, conservative review/symposium but in 1928 there were a host of avant-garde contributors reviewing theater, poetry, visual and musical arts by leading intellectuals and artists including Lunacharsky, Efros, and Marc Chagall who wrote an obituary for Iakov Tugendhold's passing that year. Illustrated with rare images of Soviet stage designs, costumes, photocollage, exhibition photos, painting and sculpture, all experimental and modernist. Worldcat indicates 4 actual (not digital) holdings in North America. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Fagan Fine Art & Rare Books]
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        Primer romancero gitano 1924-1927.

      Revista de Occidente, 1928, Madrid. 1ª edición. - 16x10. Encuadernación nueva en 1/2 piel con nervios y tejuelo. 149 pgs. No conserva cubierta anterior, pero sí la posterior. Mínima picadura de polilla en borde de página de respeto. Ejemplar sin guillotinar. M8745

      [Bookseller: Librería y Editorial Renacimiento, S.A.]
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        The Giant Horse of OZ

      , 1928 Popular Thompson book in the OZ series.

      [Bookseller: Early Map Source, LLC]
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        Christmas Tree

      [New York: American Book Bindery, 1928. First edition, first separate printing of "little tree". Silver foil page facing title-page. Printed in green and orange. 12mo. Original half red cloth and paper-covered boards with printed silver label on front cover. Covers rubbed and faded, ffep starting, rear joint cracked, rfep detached. Inscribed to Hildegarde and James Sibley Watson of The Dial A separate publication of the poem "little tree" from XLI Poems, printed by the American Book Bindery for use as a Christmas gift. This copy inscribed on the first blank to Hildegarde and James Sibley Watson of The Dial, "Happy New Year! To S H W from EEC." Watson, who owned the avant-garde journal The Dial with Scofield Thayer, was an early champion and publisher of Cummings.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Card Players

      San Francisco, ca. 1960s. Oil on board. 18 x 24 inches. John Payne (1928-2000) was represented by San Francisco's Maxwell Galleries in the 1950s.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Zur Theorie der Gesellschaftsspiele'. Pp. 295-320 in: Mathematische Annalen 100 [C].

      Berlin: Julius Springer, 1928. - Entire Vol. 100 offered. Contemporary cloth. Ink stamp on title page. Corners of covers a bit worn. Else Very Good. If you need an offprint of the paper, it's going to cost you over $20,000. 'John von Neumann single-handedly invented game theory, introducing the general mathematical concept of 'strategy' in a paper on games of chance ([1928]: 295-320). This contained the proof of his 'minimax' theorem that says 'a strategy exists that guarantees, for each player, a maximum payoff assuming that the adversary acts so as to minimize that payoff'.' (Hook & Norman: Origins of Cyberspace, p.473, under the 1944 monograph co-authored with Morgenstern). 'Our considerations will lead to the application of the mathematical theory of 'games of strategy' developed by one of us in several successive stages in 1928 and 1940-1951. The first phases of this work were published: J. von Neumann, 'Zur Theorie der Gesellschaftsspiele,' . . . The subsequent completion of the theory, as well as the more detailed elaboration of the considerations of loc. cit. above, are published here for the first time.' (Von Neumann & Morgenstern: The Theory of Games and Economic Behavior, 1944, p.1). Von Neumann's 1928 paper 'contained a long and difficult existence proof for the equilibrium of the two- person, discrete game. . . . Twenty-five years later, George B. Dantzig showed how linear programming provides a constructive proof for finding the solution to any two-person matrix game.' (Gass & Assad: Annotated Timeline of Operations Research, p.36). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ted Kottler, Bookseller]
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        Hunting, Hawking, Shooting Illustrated in a Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, Prints and Drawings Collected by C.F.G.R. Schwerdt

      London: Privately Printed for the Author by Waterlow & Sons Ltd., 1928-37. First edition, 4 vols., 4to, xxiv, 324; xvi, 359, [1]; [12], 256; xx, 260pp., number 11 of an edition of 300 sets signed, THIS BEING ONE OF THE 50 SETS IN THE DE-LUXE BINDING, coloured frontispieces in each volume (1 double-page), 382 plates (137 in colour), of bindings, title-pages, plates reproductions, etc., gilt patterned endpapers, original tan polished morocco gilt by Kelly & Sons, a couple of minor bumps and some light scuffing, raised bands, spine and upper cover lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed, a nice set. A sumptuous production and a worthy monument to what was undoubtedly the finest collection of sporting books in the world, prior to its dispersal at auction 1939-46. Full collations are given for all works, even for such titles as 'The Sporting Magazine' and 'Annals of Sporting.' The Podeschi Mellon catalogue refers to it as a classic example of the sumptuous, old-style, privately produced bibliographical catalogue. Its anachronistic luxury is balanced by its practical bibliographical content, which is of high quality. Provenance: Herman Marx bookplate; Hugh Selbourne. Besterman, 5881; Howard-Hill I, 2197; Wells, 6826; Breslauer & Folter, 105.

      [Bookseller: Forest Books]
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        The Tower

      London Macmillan & Co Ltd 1928. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. Endpapers very lightly browned. Tear to upper edge of wrapper First Edition Green and gilt decorated hardback cloth cover 200mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 110pp +2pp ads. Gilt decorated cover after a design by Sturge Moore. (Wade 158).

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        The Miller's Tale. Original Wood Engraving.

      Golden Cockerel Press 1928 - No. 2 of only 10. From THE CANTERBURY TALES. Golden Cockerel Press, 1928. First edition. In a black frame with gilt beading. Signed by Gill in pencil. [Skelton, ERIC GILL The Engravings, P542] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Chicago Rare Book Center]
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        [Autograph Letter, Signed "Pio Baroja"]

      Hotel Oriente, Barcelona. 25 March [no year, but likely prior to 1928].. Three and one-half pages, in ink, on rectos and versos of two octavo sheets of Hotel Oriente stationary. Horizontal folds, with clean short breaks at edges of folds (with one tissue repair at one edge), but good to very good. A very good letter, in his native Spanish, to his distinguished friend, "Sr. Don T. Moreno- Lasalle"(?). He comments about efforts by parties to get him to come to the US to give lectures, and about his fruitless attempts to learn English. He notes the possibility that his novel, EL ÁRBOL DE LA CIENCIA (1911), will be translated into English, and comments on the wearisome intricacies of the business details attending publication of his work. He comments as well about the spiritual value and evolutionary aspects of his work as a writer. Baroja (1872 - 1956) was among the first tier of Spanish novelists of his generation, and his work was greatly admired by Hemingway (upon whom he had considerable stylistic influence), Dos Passos, and others. Knopf published THE TREE OF KNOWLEDGE in an English translation by Aubrey F.G. Bell in 1928, thus providing a potential "no later than" date for this letter.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Nativity with Beasts and Shepherds (Dum Medium Silentium Tenerent Omnia)

      1928. one leaf. 10.25 x 8 inches. One small crease to upper corner, otherwise fine. Considered by T.S. Eliot and W.H. Auden to be one of the early twentieth century's significant poets, Jones was also a painter and an engraver. This nativity scene, made around the time Jones joined the Society of Wood Engravers, is from a small edition of about 20 given to the artist's friends.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      - Paris, G. Govone éditeur, 1928. In-4 (28x34) demi-maroquin vert, dos à nerfs, auteur et titre dorés, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, (338pp+index+suite). Exceptionnel ouvrage, tiré à 353 exemplaires, celui-ci sur Hollande, comportant 33 illustrations couleurs de MARIETTE LYDIS, un portrait de Baudelaire par lui-même et un fac-similé de manuscrit. Notre exemplaire est enrichi de LA SUITE DE 10 BURINS ET UN PORTRAIT DE DENIS VOLX; cette suite fut éditée en 1918 à 400 exemplaires par Rouam; l'illustrateur souhaitait donner "la traduction fidèle, l'expression saisissante du chef-d'oeuvre "; ces gravures étaient destinées à venir compléter toutes les éditions existantes ou à venir des Fleurs du Mal, quel que soit le format, pour ce faire de grandes marges ont été prévues; (Monod, 1089; 1073). M. Lydis était artiste peintre et illustratrice et collabora à de nombreux ouvrages; on a pu parfois lui reprocher une certaine uniformité notamment dans ses visages; cet ouvrage qui se place assez tôt dans son oeuvre séduit au contraire par la qualité et la vivacité de son trait; probablement l'une de ses meilleures productions. La réunion du livre et de cette suite est très rare. Dos un peu insolé et plus sombre, sinon l'ensemble est en parfait état et bien relié. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LA BOUQUINERIE]
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        Little Women

      New York:: J.H. Sears & Company, Inc. ,, [1928].. First Thus. Cloth. Fine in Near Fine DJ. A Scarce Two Volume Set in the Original Slipcase. Former owner's penciled signature dated Christmas 1928 on prelim. of both volumes. Fine in Near Fine Dust Jackets in a Very Good Slip case. Small chips to lower corners and foot of jacket spines otherwise Fine. Slip Case is worn at edges. Octavo (7.25 x 5 inches). Light aqua textured cloth with teal lettering to front and spine. Top edge toned indigo. Illustrated end papers mirror dust jacket design. Volume I: 1-244 pp. Illustrated title page. Volume II: 245-489 pp. Illustrated title page. Printed by Kingsport Press, Kingsport, Tenn. An enchanting presentation of a most beloved classic. The March girls dressed in their period finery are sweetly illustrated on the jacket and end papers in subtle tones of cocoa and orange by Eva Noe. During the Twenties Ms. Noe illustrated children's classics -A Child's Garden of Verses, Treasure Island and Hans Brinker- for the J.H. Sears & Company, and designed a series of bookplates. Otherwise her work is scarce. Joseph H. Sears founded his own publishing company in New York in 1922. The firm was reincorporated as Sears Publishing Company in 1929. In 1934 Sears Publishing Company was purchased by Dodd, Mead and Company. (

      [Bookseller: Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books, ABAA]
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        The Tower

      London: Macmillan & Co Ltd. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. Endpapers very lightly browned. Tear to upper edge of wrapper. 1928. First Edition. Green and gilt decorated hardback cloth cover. 200mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 110pp +2pp ads. Gilt decorated cover after a design by Sturge Moore. (Wade 158). .

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        Essays in Satire

      London: Sheed and Ward,, 1928. Octavo. Original grey cloth over bevelled boards, red morocco label, top edges gilt, untrimmed. Neat presentation inscription on front free endpaper, spine sunned otherwise a very good copy. First edition, limited to 250 copies numbered and signed by the author. A collection of pieces that had appeared in various periodicals, but with a new Preface and lengthy Introduction, including an essay about Knox's beloved Trollope ("A Ramble in Barsetshire"), his "proving" that Queen Victoria wrote In Memoriam ("The Authorship of "In Memoriam") and particularly "Studies in the Literature of Sherlock Holmes", mentioned by Eric Quayle in The Collector's Book of Detective Fiction, who also describes Essays in Satire as displaying "Father Knox's erudite virtuosity... to the full".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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 ) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Vibrations Reminiscences

      Paris: L'Imprimerie Georges Petit, 1928 Paris: l'Imprimerie Georges Petit, 1921 (May 31st). First and numbered edition. Signed by Ripa de Roveredo, # 69 of 100 copies. Preface by Camille Mauclair. Oblong folio; sketch prints on Japon Nacre, loose in chemise and slipcase as issued. Tissue guards at sketches intact, though a few are creased. Near fine and fine sketch prints in a very good plus to near fine chemise and very good slipcase. Remarkably preserved from 1928, with a handsome and decorative aspect to the containing chemise, this is a collection of intense, almost tactile prints after stark - yet moving and wistful - face & head line-drawing sketches by the singular French female artist, Yvonne Ripa de Roveredo. A true rarity. LBB-G

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        BIBLIA/ Det er den gantske Hellige Scrifft, vdsæt paa Danske. Prentit i Kiøbenhaffn, af Ludowich Dietz 1550. Facsimile-Udgave af den første danske Bibel 1550.

      Udgivet af Det danske Sprog- og Litteraturselskab. Kbhvn. 1928. Titel trykt i rødt og sort. Fol. Smukt orig. helskind af ufarvet niger med blindtrykt dekoration og spænder i 16. årh. stil.. Helt rent og pænt eksemplar af den smukke facsimileudgave af Christian III's bibel, den første helbibel på dansk. Facsimile edition of the first Danish folio Bible

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        A Study of Chinese Alchemy

      Shanghai: The Commercial Press, Limited,, 1928. Octavo. Original blue cloth, gilt lettered spine and front cover. Small puncture to cloth on spine, some wear to extremities, boards slightly "dished". First edition of this uncommon study and still one of the few full book length treatises in English on the subject.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Bon Vivant's Companion or How to Mix Drinks

      ALFRED A. KNOPF, NEW YORK 1928 - pages yellowing, foxing on cover, protective mylar cover around DJ, previous owners signiture on front end paper DATE PUBLISHED: 1928 EDITION: 169 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chinese Tomb Figures. A Study in the Beliefs and Folklore of Ancient China. With a Foreword by W. Perceval Yetts.

      London, Edward Goldston (Printed in Germany), 1928.. 4°, Leinen. 33,5 x 26 cm, XII, 105 Seiten + 115 einseitig bedruckte Tafeln. Ganzleineneinband mit vergold. Buchtitel auf V-Deckel u. Rücken. Gutes u. seltenes Exemplar.

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