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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        Die Unüberwindlichen., Nachkriegsdrama in vier Akten.

      Wien, Leipzig, Verlag " Die Fackel",, 1928 - 158 Seiten 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 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 244 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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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.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie AU SUD DE NULLE PART]
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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.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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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

      [Bookseller: Chez les libraires associés]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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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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        Edle Nacktheit in China. (Künstlerische Aktaufnahmen.) Mit 32 Originalaufnahmen von Heinz von Perckhammer.

      Berlin, Eigenbrödler Verlag 1928.. 6 Seiten; 1 Blatt (Text); 16 Blätter (mit 31 ganzseitigen Kupfertiefdruck-Abbildungen). Als Blockbuch mit drei durchgezogenen Seidenbändern gebundene Doppelseiten mit auf der Vorderseite illustriertem Original-Umschlag (Tafel 32) über Pappdeckeln. (27,5 x 21,3 cm) 4°.. In PhotoLit nur die englische Ausgabe ("The culture of the nude in China", Berlin, Eigenbrödler Verlag 1928, 32 photographs incl. title ill.). "Kupfertiefdruck sowie Gesamtausstattung von Meisenbach Riffarth & Co. A.-G. Berlin-Schöneberg. ... Einbandentwurf und Buchschmuck von Heinz von Perckhammer." Durch Beilage von zahlreichen losen Tafeln und Abbildungen, durchweg Asiatinnen, meist nach Perckhammer, "getrüffeltes" Exemplar, darunter auch Reproduktionen aus diesem Band. Der auf die Pappdeckel kaschierte Schutzumschlag recht ordentlich erhalten, zumindest auf der Vorderseite, jedoch auch verso etwas berieben, bestoßen und mit kleinen Einrissen. Die beiden noch vorhandenen Bindebänder etwas verschlissen, durchgehend nur noch an einer Stelle intakt, dadurch eine der aus starkem chamoisfarbenem Papier bestehenden Doppelseiten fast vollständig gelöst, der möglichen Restaurierung wert. Der vordere fliegende Vorsatz im Gelenk etwas angebrochen, auf den hinteren fliegenden Vorsatz recto wurde in späterer Zeit eine Reproduktion nach Perckhammer geklebt. Auf dem vorderen Innendeckel ein handschriftlicher Besitzvermerk, wohl des bekannten Bibliophilen Helmut Goedeckemeyer. * Zahlung mit VISA/ MASTERCARD möglich. Versand mit Deutsche Post oder DHL. *

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        The House at Pooh Corner

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1928. Octavo. Original full dark green limp calf, titles and pictorial decoration to spine gilt, double fillet border with floral cornerpieces and central Christopher Robin and Eeyore vignette to front board gilt, all edges gilt, pictorial endpapers, green silk bookmark. Illustrated throughout by Ernest H. Shepard. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Spine rolled and slightly rubbed at head, light bumping to extremities, a few pale markings and a couple of minor dents to sides, portions of tanning to free endpapers. A very good copy, the gilt bright and contents fresh. First edition, deluxe issue, signed by the author on the title page. The deluxe issue was published in a range of colours but there is no priority between them.

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        More Shires & Provinces

      London Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd 1928. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. Wrapper torn into two at spine and rubbed and edge chipped. Cover with light edge fading. Browning to eps First Edition Green hardback cloth cover 360mm x 260mm (14" x 10"). 188pp. 16 laid on colour plates with tissue guards and text illustrations.

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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 -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. ROYAL AIR FORCE [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Photo Album - HMS Kent - Unique and Rare Photos in the Far East

      China, 1928. China, Japan, 1928-1931. Original photograph album of a British Royal Marine who served on the HMS Kent, flagship of the China Station fleet, in the early years of Nationalist leadership of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, and during the Chinese Civil War. Features rare snapshot photographs of the re-patriation ceremony for remains of President Sun-Yat-Sen. Also with numerous snapshot views of Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Hankou, Nanjing, Qingdao, Weihai, Xiamen, and Dalian in China, views of Yokohama, Tokyo, Kamakura, Kobe and Kyoto in Japan, and a scant few views of Saigon, Bangkok, British Labuan, and Manila. Contains 182 gelatin silver print photographs, a scant few being photographic postcards, each mounted with corners onto taupe cardstock leaves. Oblong Quarto. String-tied album measuring approximately 39 x 29 cm, brown cloth boards, titled in gilt to spine. Photographs measure approximately 13 x 8 cm, with a commemorative composite frontis photograph measuring 26,5 x 18 cm. Minor wear to boards, mainly to spine, otherwise in Very Good Condition, with crisp, pleasing photographs. Introductory views of HMS Kent, her Admiral, Captain, Commander, and her crew, are followed by spectacular scenes of Chinese commerce, long-standing customs surrounding death and religion, sacred monuments and ancient iconic fortifications, junks designed for a variety of uses, and the like, captured firsthand by an unidentified Royal Marine. Immediately subsequent to the Northern Expedition for the reunification of China in 1928, during an era of economic and social reform led by Kuomintang (KMT) military leader Chiang Kai-shek, an era also marked with civil war, HMS Kent arrived in China for a three year commission. As such, the marine was privy to observe firsthand certain historically significant events such as the repatriation funeral of the remains of Sun-Yat-Sen (founding father of the Republic of China) from from Beijing to a Mausoleum in Nanjing. Prisoners of war were also photographed as they performed arduous labour, chained together, for their captors. Warships lining the Whapoa dock, a fallen Chinese aircraft, burnt remnants of the SS Haiching attacked by pirates in 1929, and a junk armed with cannons, provide an uncommon pictorial record of a fractured nation seeking cohesiveness. One hundred and nineteen (119) photographs pertain to China, with views from Shanghai, Peking, Hong Kong, Hankow, Nanking, Tsingtao, Dairen, Amoy, and the Yangtse river. Highlights include traditional funeral processions, rivers crowded with sampans, merchants, night scenes, the Hong Kong Peak funicular railway, the Great Wall, enormous ancient city gates and city walls once impenetrable by foreigners, Pekin's Winter Palace, Temple of Heaven, jade pagodas and bronze statues, the Ming Tomb guardian statues, and city streets adorned with a plethora of flags. At least two voyages were made to Japan, rendering twenty-seven (27) photographs. These include crisp views of the Hasedera Kannon Temple in Kamakura and a young guard at its entrance, Mount Fuji on a clear day, the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, a rail journey to Kyoto, Kobe's theatre street and night lights, and the sulphur springs at Unzen. At Saigon, where 5 photographs were taken, on 16 December 1930, King of Siam Prajadhipok or Rama VII (1893-1941) visited the HMS Kent, together with his wife, Queen Rambhai Barni, the royals posing for a group photograph. The old and new palaces of Bangkok are seen in 5 photographs. Singapore appears in ten photographs; British Borneo is seen in five; and Manila in four. Dispersed within the volume are seven hand-drawn charts, photographed and detailing various voyages made over the three years, including HMS Kent's maiden voyage from Chatham to Wei Hai Wei to join the 5th Cruiser Squadron on the China Station in 1928. A single photograph also captures a manuscript summary of the Commission, headed "HMS Kent in the Far East From Aug 1928 to March 1931. Commissioned on 22 June 1928, HMS Kent (54) was assigned to the 5th Cruiser Squadron on the China Station, serving as flagship for the bulk of her career. She was the base for a series of seven heavy cruisers built for the Royal Navy and the Royal Australian Navy. During the voyage illustrated in this album, in 1929-30, she was fitted with an aircraft catapult as well as a High-Angle Control System to direct her anti-aircraft guns.. Very Good.

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        Wessex Song An Anthology of Contemporary Dorsetshire and Wiltshire Poetry

      Fowler Wright Ltd 1928 - Ex library book. No dustjacket, slight rubbing to cover, usual stamps and stickers. A good condition copy for its age. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OUT OF THE SILENCE - first U.S. edition in dj!

      N.Y. Henkle 1928 - Black boards lettered and decorated in silver, pictorial dust jacket by Politzer. Text block age tanned, minor foxing, a choice VG copy in a G-VG dj with some shelfwear/fading and a short closed tear. An important sf adventure that is seldom offered in the stunning Politzer jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ame de paysages EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Les cent femmes amies des livres, 1928. Fine. Les cent femmes amies des livres, Paris 1928, 20,5x26cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui. - 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. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 130 exemplaires numérotés et nominatifs sur Japon, le nôtre pour madame J. Charuit. Ouvrage illustré de belles compositions florales d'après Anna de Noailles gravées sur bois par Pierre Bouchet ainsi que de lettrines dorées et d'ornements typographiques en couleurs. Envoi autographe signé de Anna-Élisabeth, Comtesse de Noailles à Madame J. Charuit "... amie de la poésie..." enrichi des deux premières strophes manuscrites d'un quatrain contenu dans ce recueil de poèmes et intitulé "Le paysage est calme et dur" : "Le paysage est calme et dur, / D'une candeur qui désaltère / On croit que ce morceau d'azur / Repose sous un globe de verre. / Un cytise se laisse choir / sur la blanche épine fleurie. / Ecoute les parfums du soir, / Confidences de la prairie !" Très bel exemplaire.  

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        When It's Cocktail Time in Cuba

      New York, NY: Horace Liveright, 1928. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Good. Size=5.5"x7.5. 16 B/W Photos. (full book description) Horace Liveright, New York, NY, 1928. 2nd Printing, Good+, Hard Cover, No Dust Jacket. Size=5.5"x7.5", 284pgs. 16 B/W Photos. Tan cloth with blue & orange front cover decoration & blue spine letters. Cloth stained at bottom fore-edge corner areas, endpaper pages loose (NOT torn or cracked), o.w. a clean copy. No ink names, bookplates, underlines, tears, chips. Text pages fairly bright and in VG+ condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!

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        So Disdained

      London, Cassell and Company, Ltd.,, 1928. Author of "Marazan". Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black. Remnants of brown paper on pastedowns, light spotting to prelims and fore-edge, spine tips a little bumped, couple of minor marks to boards, a very good copy. First edition, first impression of the author's second novel.

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        Lost Spirituals

      Walter Neale 1928 - The volume is gently bumped at the spine ends and corners, and has light page toning. The uniformly corner clipped dust jacket is soiled, edge chipped with two 1" closed tears, and has a1 1/4" x 1 1/4" chip on top of the rear panel near the flap. The jacket is now protected in mylar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Petits contes nègres pour les enfants des blancs EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Les éditons des portiques, 1928. Fine. Les éditons des portiques, Paris 1928, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition on current paper. Precious autograph dedication signed by the author Jules Supervielle "to Supervielle, children thief." A small marginal lack minor on the first guard, lacks the head of a page that has been poorly cut, small traces of folds on the second board. Valuable autograph dedication poet poet. --- 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 sur papier courant. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Blaise Cendrars à Jules Supervielle : " à Supervielle, voleur d'enfants." Un infime manque marginal sans gravité sur la première garde, manques en tête d'une page qui a été mal découpée, petites traces de pliures sur le deuxième plat. Précieuse dédicace autographe de poète à poète.

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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. -37 1928 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Madame Bovary

      London: John Lane,, 1928. A Story of Provincial Life. Translated with an Introduction by J. Lewis May. Tall octavo (228 × 143 mm). Contemporary blue-green morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, decorative gilt spine, two-line gilt border on sides, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. 14 monochrome plates, numerous illustrations in the text, by John Austen. Bookplate of John A. Vietor, Jr., on a preliminary blank; spine sunned. A handsomely bound copy. First edition illustrated by John Austen.

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        Le astuzie femminili. Autograph musical manuscript in piano-vocal score. Unsigned

      Small folio (220 x 302 mm). Two numbered leaves, pages numbered 3-6 pp. Notated in pencil on music paper with 16 hand-drawn staves, four staves per system. With "Astuzie fem." to upper left corner of p. 3; "Astuzie femmi." to upper left corner of p. 6; and heading "II" to p. 3. Continuous sketch for a duet (mostly in recitative style) of "Ub." and "Serp." Conclusion lacking. Text incipit: "Olà dove si sta"; some corrections; five measures of p. 5 deleted. Slightly worn; creased at folds; edges partially uncut. With: A printed form issued by the Société des Auteurs & Compositeurs dramatiques, Paris, June 1928, listing Respighi's royalties from three performances of his ballet La Boutique fantasque in Liège, Brussels, and Antwerp, completed in manuscript in an unidentified hand. . Pedarra 126. Not in Labroca. Respighi's arrangement was commissioned by Serge Diaghilev, completed in 1920, and first performed at the Paris Opéra on May 27, 1920. The arrangement remained unpublished in Respighi's lifetime. Its posthumous edition (Milan: Ricordi, 1939) was the work of Elsa Respighi and M. Rossi. Domenico Cimarosa's original comic opera in two acts was first performed at the Teatro dei Fiorentini, Naples, on August 26, 1794. There are no characters with names beginning "Ub." or "Serp." in either Cimarosa's original or the printed version of Respighi's arrangement. It appears that Respighi at least temporarily changed the names of the characters; the position of the sketch within the composition is difficult to determine for the same reason. "At the beginning of August (1919) we [Elsa and Ottorino Respighi] received a letter from Diaghilev inviting Respighi to join him in Naples to discuss the adaptation of CimarosaÂ’s Le astuzie femminili and talk over other plans - a delightful interlude during our stay on Capri... Diaghilev was thinking of broadening the repertoire of his famous Russian ballet company with some old Italian operas, suitably abridged and adapted of course. To tell the truth, we felt that DiaghilevÂ’s ideas on the matter were rather vague and although Le astuzie femminili was so eminently suited to the purpose because of the subject and the Russian melodies used by Cimarosa for the dances in the finale, the experiment did not turn out a success. Naturally when singers are involved [in a ballet] everything becomes difficult and complicated and even Diaghilev, who had been the originator of so many brilliant ideas, had to admit that he was on the wrong track." Elsa Respighi in her biography of Ottorino Respighi.

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        Christophe Colomb vu par un marin EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Flammarion, 1928. Fine. Flammarion, Paris 1928, 19x26,5cm, broché. - first edition of wich no leading copies exists. Rare autograph dedication signed by the author Emile Picard: "... permanent secretary of the Academy of Sciences ..." Foreword by Paul Chack, many illustrations and in inset, cover illustrated by a watercolor by Marin-Marie. Fenidillé back slightly in front, two small tears glued to a jaw marginal punctures on the front cover, nice interior state.   --- 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 pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Rare envoi autographe signé de Jean-Baptiste Charcot à Emile Picard : "... secrétaire perpétuel de l'Académie des Sciences..." Préface de Paul Chack, nombreuses illustrations in et hors-texte, couverture illustrée d'après une aquarelle de Marin-Marie. Dos légèrement fendillé en tête, deux petites déchirures recollées sur un mors, piqûres marginales sur le premier plat, agréable état intérieur.  

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        Black Gold an African-American, "Race Film" Silent Movie Lobby Cards, Poster, and Pressbook

      Jacksonville, FL: Norman Studios, 1928. Ephemera. Very Good. A complete set of all eight lobby cards for the "All Colored Cast" film Black Gold along with a half-sheet (22" x 28" when unfolded) movie poster-press book featuring one quarter-sheet orange and blue poster, one quarter-sheet blue and white poster, illustrations of the lobby cards, marketing suggestions, and advertising for other Norman films. The lobby cards are in nice shape with some light foxing, edge wear, and corner pinholes. The half-sheet poster-press book is in very good shape and has no wear. There are some small splits along the orignial mailing folds. Race films, which are films specifically produced for African-American audiences featuring an African-American cast, first made their appearance around 1915. About 500 different films were produced, and they proved to be exceptionally popular in their time, although they have been largely forgotten or ignored by film historians. Norman Studios' most famous and popular film was Black Gold, a drama about the oil business based upon the true story of John Crisp, the owner of three wells in the all black city of Tatums, Oklahoma. The movie starred "Lawrence Criner and Katherine Boyd. Original Lafayette Players. Steve Reynold, "Peg" Alfred Norcom, United States Marshall L. B. Tatums, and the Entire City of Tatums, Okla." The half-sheet poster-press book is relatively uncommon although a more frequently found smaller version of it exists without the blue and white poster and much of the other information. The lobby cards are exceptionally scarce.

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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

      Deutsche verlagsgellschaft fur Politik und Geshichte, Berlin 1928 - 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. Full mottled tree calf, gilt stamped, a.e.g. In modern presentation cloth box. Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Le boy de sa majesté EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: René Kieffer, 1928. Fine. René Kieffer, Paris 1928, 20,5x26,5cm, broché. - First Edition, one of 200 numbered copies on Madagascar, ours unjustified since off trade, only draw with Japan 10. Autograph signed by the author. Illustrated book 7 original woodcuts by Frans Masereel. Two small gaps without gravity head and foot of spine, light spots on the guards. --- 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 200 exemplaires numérotés sur Madagascar, le nôtre non justifié car hors commerce, seul tirage avec 10 Japon. Envoi autographe signé de Pierre Humbourg. Ouvrage illustré de 7 bois gravés originaux de Frans Masereel. Deux petits manques sans gravité en tête et en pied du dos, légères piqûres sur les gardes.

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        The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism and Capitalism

      London: Constable and Company Ltd,, 1928. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, decoration to front board and spine in green and gold, top edge gilt, green endpapers. With the dust jacket. Spine a little toned, edges faintly rubbed. An excellent copy in the jacket with some shallow chips and nicks to extremities, with repairs to verso. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title, "To Dorothy Cheston Arnold Bennett, from Bernard Shaw." Dorothy Cheston Bennett became Arnold Bennett's partner shortly after he separated from his wife in 1922; they never married, though she took his surname, and they lived together until his death in 1931. In 1925, Bennett considered producing Shaw's adaptation of Jitta's Atonement, with Dorothy in the title role (Bernard Shaw's Letters to Siegfried Trebitsch, 1986, p. 262). Laid-in is a printed note from Shaw requesting the book be kept confidential until 1 June, the date of publication.

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        Meno kult?ra. Savaitinis meno kritikos ?utnalas. Nr. 1-8 (2 double issues)

      Ona Ple?kevi?ait?-Lubickien?, Kaunas 1928 - First edition. Complete(?). With numerous illustrations. Each issue in publisher's illustrated wrappers. Single issues are 24 pages, the 2 double numbers (5-6; 7-8) are 32 pages. Scarce Lithuanian weekly art magazine. Cover by Vytautas Kazimieras Jonynas (1907-1997) who was one of most renowned 20th century Lithuanian artists. His art was acknowledged internationally already in 1930s, he was awarded the Golden medal in the international exhibition in Paris in 1937, the Cross of Order of the French Legion of Honour in 1938. He was the founder of the are school "École des Arts et Métiers" in Germany. Since 1950 he lived in the US. First and last issue artistically restored. Overall in very good condition. Each issue in publisher's illustrated wrappers First edition. Complete(?). With numerous illustrations [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Importante raccolta di matrici linoleumografiche e xilografiche relative a celebri incisioni pubblicate tra il 1928 e il 1948 su Il Selvaggio, Il Superfluo illustrato e la monografia dedicata all'artista da Roberto Longhi nel 1948 ed edita Importante raccolta di matrici linoleumografiche e xilografiche relative a celebri incisioni pubblicate tra il 1928 e il 1948 su Il Selvaggio, Il Superfluo illustrato e la monografia dedicata all'artista da Roberto Longhi nel 1948 ed edita

      s.e. s.d. Raccolta di 14 matrici linoleumografiche e 1 matrice xilografica. I linoleum sono posti su basi di legno approntate per la stampa. Buone condizioni generali. 1) Matrice xilografica (mm. 117 x 68) raffigurante paesaggio toscano. Inedita. Non in Meloni. Al verso presenta un disegno a china, probabile abbozzo per altra incisione raffigurante nudo femminile. Incisione assimilabile, sia stilisticamente che nel genere,? ad altre eseguite per il Selvaggio nel periodo 1928 / 28 quali Un pensiero da S. Gimignano, Saluti da Colle Val D'Elsa,? Scorcio della periferia di Siena ecc. (Meloni 149,? 151, 132). 2) Matrice linoleumografica (mm. 155x169) "Dentro ogni ciminiera s'annida un parassita", pubblicata nel 1934 sul Selvaggio (n. 11 - 31 ottobre) e in seconda tiratura (a colori) sulla monografia di Longhi nel 1948. Meloni 225. 3) Matrice linoleumografica (mm. 174x162) "Gli sport infernali: gli scalatori delle Alpi dicariche" pubblicata nel 1936 sul Selvaggio (n. 7 / 8 15 agosto) e in seconda tiratura (a colori) sulla monografia di Longhi nel 1948. Meloni 272. 4) Matrice linoleumografica (mm. 210x164) "L'amore ha i suoi diritti" pubblicata nel 1937 sul Selvaggio ( n. 3 / 4 15 maggio). Meloni 278. 5) Matrice linoleumografica (mm.139x165) raffigurante figura femminile e scatole, pubblicata nel 1937 sul Selvaggio ( n.1 / 2 / 3 15 marzo). Questa matrice si presenta in secondo stato con lievi varianti non citate dal Meloni. Meloni 294. 6) Matrice linoleumografica (mm. 170x173) "E la filologia entr? all'accademia..." pubblicata nel 1943 sul Selvaggio ( n.1 / 2 / 3 15 giugno). Meloni 300. Pubblicata sull'ultimo numero della rivista. 7) Matrice linoleumografica (mm. 114x149) "Necessari si nasce superflui si diventa" pubblicata nel 1948 su il Superfluo illustrato. Meloni 410. 8) Matrice linoleumografica (mm. 173x133) "Picasso chi era costui" pubblicata nel 1948 su il Superfluo illustrato. Meloni 413. 9) Matrice linoleumografica (mm.190x131) "Visione di Luciano Zuccoli apparsa ad Alberto Moravia" pubblicata nel 1948 su il Superfluo illustrato. Meloni 416. 10) Matrice linoleumografica (mm. 125x107) "Anche i boia muoiono" pubblicata nel 1948? su il Superfluo illustrato. Meloni 418. 11) Matrice linoleumografica (mm. 226x185) "Caricatura" pubblicata, a colori, nel 1948 in Mino Maccari di R. Longhi edizioni U. Meloni 407. 12) Matrice linoleumografica (mm. 200 x 143) raffigurante uomo con sciabola pubblicata, a colori, nel 1948 in Mino Maccari di R. Longhi edizioni U. L'incisione rappresenta l'illustrazione della 4? di copertina del volume. Meloni 408 13) Matrice linoleumografica (mm. 348x246) raffigurante volto femminile, pubblicata a colori, nel 1948 in Mino Maccari di R. Longhi edizioni di U. L'incisione rappresenta l'illustrazione della 1? di copertina del volume. Meloni 398. 14) Matrice linoleumografica raffigurante due volti femminili contrapposti (mm. 177x105) stampata in solo poche prove firmate tra il? 1950 / 55. Meloni 1809 ITA

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        Law of Success, The: In Sixteen Lessons (8 Volume Set)

      Meriden, CT: Ralston University Press, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8 Volumes. First Edition, complete set, bound in dark blue variant cloth. A stunning set, with volumes ranging in condition from Near Fine to Fine. Light wear to corners, dulling to stamping. Volume 8 shows an exposed hinge and a ding to the top edge. Else all hinges are firm, and pages are fresh. A very lovely set, in nicer shape than normally found.

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        His Amatory Poems

      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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        Candide ou l'optimiste. Traduit de l'allemand de Mr le Docteur Ralph avec les additions trouvées dans la poche du Docteurlorsqu'il mourut à Minden en l'an de grâce 1759. Nouvelle édition avec des figures de Sylvain Sauvage gravées sur cuivre avec la collaboration de A. Maillart.

      - Se vend à Paris, Rue Cassini au n°16, 1928,In-4, br., sous chemise cartonnée et étui de l'éditeur, 157 pp. Tirée à, 237 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci sur vélin de Montval.Avec 2 hors-texte, 52 in-texte et 110 lettrines de Sylvain Sauvage imprimées en couleurs par Paul Haasen, le texte étant imprimé par Frazier-Soye. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        West-Running Brook

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1928. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. J. J. Lankes. Small quarto. viii, 58pp. One of 1,000 copies signed by the author. Illustrated with four full-page woodcuts, each of which is signed in pencil by the artist, J. J. Lankes. All tissue guards present, no foxing at all. Top edge gilt. This is a particularly fresh copy. There is only a single very small spot (1/4 inch) of discoloration on table of the contents page, otherwise the pages are completely fine, no foxing or soiling, bright and clear throughout. The boards in this limited edition are covered with a Japanese paper (autumn leaf pattern) that is notoriously prone to wear. This copy is almost free of wear, just a tiny (as in a sliver) wear spot where the paper meets the cloth spine. See photos. (Note that the little speck on the top of the front corner is not soiling, it is the beginning of another leaf in the patterned paper.) No paper loss to the corners. The book appears to have spent it's entire life in the original slipcase. The book is now protected in a mylar wrap. The slipcase is complete, without splits, but with some general wear, rubbing along one thin edge exposing the cardboard box, single drop of water spot on top. The label on the spine has a couple of neat little edge chips, but the title is complete and clear. The photo shows all the wear clearly. The other sides of the boards are all very nice. All and all, a solidly near fine copy of the book in a strong VG copy of the slipcase. A very nice copy of a fragile title.

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        Einstein Writes an Encouraging Letter to His Troubled Son: "If a man hears angels singing a few times in his life, he can contribute something to the world"

      1928 - Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa"), in German, to his son Eduard ("Tetel" for "petit"). Ca 1928-1929. 2 pp, 8 1/2 x 11 in. Einstein philosophically writes to his son about what it means to be young, and then discusses in detail his son's previous letter commenting on the value of intellectual creations. Partial Translation ".When I read your letter, I am reminded of my own youth. Youth is a time when one is particularly inclined to contrast oneself, in thought, with the world. You measure your strength in everything, wavering between despondency and self-confidence. One has the feeling that life is endless, and that everything ones thinks or does is so important. Indeed, One has the feeling of being the first who has ever done these things. However, this heroism is rather painful. It can only be corrected with a sense of humor and the realization that one is a part of society. However, I cannot agree with what you say about the worthlessness of intellectual achievements.It is, of course, an irrefutable standpoint if you reject values in general - consequent pessimism or Nihilism. But if you want to attach a value to society and every living thing in general, and are happy about the fact that there is consciousness, then you have to recognize the highest level of consciousness as the highest ideal. Eudaimonism (a moral philosophy that defines right action as that which leads to the "well-being" of the individual) as opposed to consciousness being the highest ideal, would be a bleak ideal. We want creatures not to be tortured and without misery, but that alone is not a goal that can make life worth living. Because the balance of happiness and pain remains rather negative, and the goal might be rather achieved best by destroying the life. I myself have thought about these questions all my life, and [I] am as convinced now as I was at the outset that perception, in the scholarly and artistic sense, is the best thing we have. I have never lost my love for these things, and I will keep it until my last breath. You, too, were also born for such things and your words on this occasion stem only from the fear that you won't be able to accomplish enough. Dear Tetel, I sympathize with. But that's easy to fix. Man is a cog in the great machine. And one remains a thinking and feeling creature in private and for your own joy. If a man hears angels singing a few times in his life, he can contribute something to the world and is especially happy and blessed. But if that's not the case, he is still part of the soul of his generation and too is good.Think about it so you don't fall victim to the devil of ambition and vanity. Consider also: do not yearn for success, but only the love of things [success?] can lead to something real. In any case, you give me lots of joy because you're not walking through life blindly, but seeing and thinking.Write me again soon. Yours, Papa.Just a few years later, in 1932, Eduard was committed to a psychiatric hospital in Switzerland, where he would spend the rest of his life, on and off, diagnosed with schizophrenia. Though he would later say that it would have been better had Eduard not been born, that feeling clearly had not developed yet, as this letter shows nothing but fatherly encouragement.ProvenanceChristie's. The Einstein Family Correspondence including the Albert Einstein- Mileva Maric Love Letters. Lot 73. Profiles in History Historical Auction 75, June 11, 2015, lot 39.

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