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        Abhandlungen zur Wellenmechanik. Zweite, vehrmerte Auflage. INSCRIBED BY ERWIN SCHRÖDINGER.

      Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1928. - x, 198 pp; 14 figs. Recent cloth (or leatherette?). Trimmed along the top margin. Very Good. Second, Enlarged Edition (originally published in 1927). INSCRIBED BY ERWIN SCHRÖDINGER: "Herrn Dr. Andrade in freundschaftlicher/ Hochachtung / d. Verfasser." The inscription is very slightly trimmed along its top edge. Reprints nine papers by Schrödinger, three of which were added to this second edition. Those papers are: Four papers on "Quantisierung als Eigenwertproblem" reprinted from Annalen der Physik, vols. 79, 80 & 81, 1926. "Der stetige Übergang von der Mikro- zur Makromechanik" reprinted from Die Naturwissenschaften, vol. 14, 1926. "Über das Verhältnis der Heisenberg-Born-Jordanschen Quantenmechanik zu der meinen" reprinted from Annalen der Physik, vol. 79, 1926. "Über den Comptoneffekt" reprinted from Annalen der Physik, Vol. 82, 1927. "Der Energieimpulssatz der Materiewellen" reprinted from Annalen der Physik, Vol. 82, 1927. "Energieaustauch der Wellenmechanik" reprinted from Annalen der Physik, Vol. 83, 1927. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Romanischer Kreuzgang der Kathedrale Monreale auf Sizilien

      0 - Bleistift/Kohle auf Karton. 17,6 x 22,8 cm. Signiert und bezeichnet unten rechts "Rich. Müller. Monreale 1928." - Vorder- und Rückseite schwach fleckig, verso Nummern mit Bleistift. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Sire Halewijn.

      - Editions des Amis de l'Institut des Arts Décoratifs. Bruxelles 1928, grand in-4° broché sous étui.39 pages. Cette légende, tirée des légendes flamandes de Charles de Coster est ornée de treize illustrations composées et gravées sur bois par Frans Masereel. Elle constitue le N° 2 des Editions des Amis de l'Institut des Arts Décoratifs. Tirage unique de 350 exemplaires sur papier à la cuve Panneckoek. N°74. très bel exemplaire en parfait état.

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        When It's Cocktail Time in Cuba

      Horace Liveright, New York, NY 1928 - (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! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The House at Pooh Corner Decorations by Ernest Shepard

      London, Methuen and Co., 1928., 1928. FIRST EDITION. 8vo., pp. 178. Publisher's pink cloth in dust-wrapper. Wrapper lightly used with some shallow chips to spine ends. Generally bright and clean. A very good copy indeed. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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        A Fairy Garland. Being Fairy Tales from the Old French. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.

      London: Cassell and Co. / New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928 - Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full red morocco, with title and raised bands to spine gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. An excellent copy. With 12 colour illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Signed limited edition, number 834 of 1000 copies signed by Dulac.

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        The intelligent woman's guide to Socialism and Capitalism SIGNED presentation copy

      Constable, London, 1928 - A Near Fine First Edition Presentation copy "To Elizabeth Haldane from Bernard Shaw" on preliminary blank, original cloth, some spotting to preliminary leaves (including leaf with inscription), very slight age wear to lower cover. Good clean copy internally.Elizabeth Sanderson Haldane, CH, JP (1862 - 1937) was an eminent public figure, author, biographer, philosopher, suffragist, nursing administrator, and social welfare worker. She was the sister of Richard Burdon Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane and John Scott Haldane, and became the first female Justice of the Peace in Scotland in 1920. She was made a Companion of Honour in 1918. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The House at Pooh Corner. Decorations by Ernest Shepard

      London, Methuen and Co., 1928., 1928. FIRST EDITION. 8vo., pp. 178. Publisher's pink cloth in dust-wrapper. Wrapper lightly used with some shallow chips to spine ends. Generally bright and clean. A very good copy indeed. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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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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        Propaganda

      New York: Horace Liveright Inc., 1928. 159 p. Black cloth with gilt lettering. First edition, first printing. Inscribed "To David Schulte, a great propagandist from whom I am learning much. Edward L. Bernays" on the front free end paper in black ink. Schulte was the owner of a cigar store chain. He hired Bernays away from Liggett, secretly working on behalf of American Tobacco Co. head George Washington Hill, according to Larry Tye's bio The Father of Spin. Bernays would go on to craft the infamous "Torches of Freedom" campaign for Hill a year later. Very Good condition. Small stains to interior gutters. Dulling to spine lettering, faint stain on spine. Light wear to head and tail cloth, a few scuffs, foxing to top edge. A neat, clean signed copy of a scarce public relations work with a great historical association.

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        The Shore Road Mystery

      Grosset & Dunlap 1928 - True first printing, 1928A-1 in Carpentieri, very good red cloth in a very good dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Tower

      Macmillan and Company, 1928-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Macmillan and Company, 1928. 110 p. Green cloth with gilt design, blue endpapers. First American edition, first printing. (Follows the British edition.) Very Good. No jacket. Clean pages and strong gilt. Light staining to front cover. Front and rear hinges are starting. Cloth at head frayed. A nice copy with the beautiful Thomas Sturge Moore design.

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        West-Running Brook

      Henry Holt and Company 1928 - Signed Limited Edition. Near Fine, lacking the slip case. One of a limited 1,000 copies signed by Robert Frost, this being #461. Quarter green cloth in fall leaf patterned boards, with woodcuts signed in pencil by the artist, J. J. Lankes. Light rubbing to boards and spine ends. Foxing to tissue guards. Previous owner stamp to rear paste down. Else fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        CASABELLA.

      Di questa celebrata e intramontabile rivista mensile illustrata, offriamo la raccolta di "tutto il pubblicato" dal gennaio 1928 (Anno I, n, 1) al dicembre 1995 (n. 629). Casabella può essere descritta attraverso la storia delle variazioni dei suoi nomi: - 1928 / 1929: "La Casa bella. Arti e industrie de l'arredamento" e poi "Rivista per gli amatori de La Casa bella", edita dallo Studio Editoriale Milanese. Diretta da G. Marangoni. (in 24 numeri) - 1930 / 1932 (dal n. 25 al 60): "La Casa bella". Direzione di A. Bonfiglioli. - 1933 / 1937 (dal 61 al 120): "Casabella. Rivista mensile di architettura e di tecnica", pubblicata dall'Editoriale Domus. Diretta da G. Pagano - E. Persico partecipa prima come redattore e poi come condirettore fino alla morte (1936). - 1938 / 1939 (dal 121 al 144): "Casabella Costruzioni. Rivista mensile di architettura". Direzione di G. Pagano. - 1940 / 1943 (dal 145 al 191 / 192): "Costruzioni Casabella. Rivista mensile di architettura e di tecnica". A Pagano si affianca F. Matricardi, redattore capo. La rivista cessa le pubblicazioni su imposizione del Ministero per la cultura popolare nel dicembre 1943 (con il n. 191 / 192), dopo che Pagano era già stato imprigionato e deportato. - Casabella riprende nel 1946 con il titolo: "Costruzioni. Rivista mensile", diretta da F. Albini e G. Palanti (alcune copp. sono disegnate da A. Steiner). I numeri pubblicati sono: 193 - 194 - 195 / 198 (4 fascic. in 1) dedicati a Pagano. - Dal 1947 al 1953 la rivista non viene pubblicata. - 1953 / 1964: in dicembre (n. 199) riprendono le pubblicazioni, con il titolo: "Casabella Continuità. Rivista internazionale di architettura". Con il n. 223 (1959) varia il sottotitolo: "Rivista internazionale di architettura e urbanistica". Direzione di E.N. Rogers. La rivista vive un momento particolarmente intenso grazie alla partecipazione di famosi architetti quali: De Carlo, Zanuso, Gregotti, Argan, Guiducci, Nervi, Paci, Quaroni, Sacchi, Samonà, Rossi, Baffa, Canella, Semerani, Tintori, Aymonino, e con la grafica a cura di Gae Aulenti. Nel gennaio del 1965 l'editore revoca la direzione a Rogers (ultimo suo numero il 295) e predispone la cessione della testata. - 1965 / 1970: (nn. 296 - 348) "Casabella. Rivista di architettura e urbanistica", diretta da G.A. Bernasconi. E' pubblicata dall'Editoriale Domus. - 1970 / 1976: "Casabella. Rivista di urbanistica, architettura e disegno industriale" pubblicata da Editrice Casabella: 1972 - 1973 (nn. 365 - 377); da G. Milani di Edoardo Milani: 1973 - 1976 (nn. 378 - 412); da Industrie Grafiche Editoriali: 1976 (nn. 413 - 419) - la direzione è di A. Mendini. - Dal 1977: "Casabella", edita da Electa, muta il sottotitolo in "Rivista internazionale di architettura. International Architectural Review"; direzione di T. Maldonado. - Dal 1982 (n. 478) al 1995 la rivista è diretta da V. Gregotti. Nel ns. esemplare: 13 annate sono rilegate in mz. tela o tutta tela e conservano le copertine originali, mentre le restanti sono in brossura (talvolta con picc. mancanze al dorso). Inoltre i numeri dal 9 al 24 (della I e II annata) e il n. 184 - 185 (anno 1943) non hanno la copertina originale ma in riproduzione. Complessivamente la raccolta è ben conservata.

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        A collection of notebooks, offprints, and books from the estate of Max Newman.

      1928–59 1928 - Together, 29 items: 3 printed books, one manuscript notebook, one autograph album, and 24 offprints. Very light toning and spotting, extremities slightly bumped and occasionally a little worn, a few light stains, some minor nicks and chips to margins. Minor rust stains to wrappers and gutters of offprints. Generally a good state of preservation. Max Newman (1897–1984) was one of the most significant British mathematicians of his generation and a leading pioneer in modern computer science. After early pioneering work on combinatory (or geometric) topology, logic and Boolean algebras, he was elected FRS in 1939. During the Second World War, in 1942, he joined the government code and cypher school at Bletchley Park. There he realised that some of the methods used by the Bletchley codebreakers would be better done with the help of rapid, special-purpose electronic machinery employing paper tape and photoelectric cells; he and Alan Turing proposed the logical requirements for such machinery. These requirements formed the basis of practical machines, culminating with the Colossus, the world's first large-scale electronic computer. The section at Bletchley that used the machinery was headed by Newman and was called the Newmanry. From 1945 to 1964 Newman was the Fielden professor of mathematics at Manchester University, where he established the Royal Society Computing Machine Laboratory, which produced the first working stored program electronic computer in 1948. This collection of papers from his family includes an autograph album owned by his son William, who evidently took the opportunity of various conferences and academic gatherings to garner the signatures of some of the most important scientists of the mid-century, including that of Alan Turing. Newman remained close to Turing throughout his career. It was he who wrote the Royal Society's Memoir, and his wife, Lyn Irvine, who supplied the preface to Sara Turing's biography of her tragic son. The collection also includes one of Newman's own early notebooks, showing his intellectual concerns in the 1920s, and a number of offprints, including three of his own articles and a presentation copy. The collection comprises: NOTEBOOKS a. Autograph album. Oblong duodecimo, 67 pages (white, pink, and blue), original black leather-grain boards, 'Autographs' to front board gilt, edges purple. "Begun 14 July 1951" in William Newman's childish hand on the front pastedown. About 100 autographs by various famous mathematicians and scientists, including Alan Turing, Hassler Whitney, Patrick Blackett, Stan Frankel, Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander, John Cockcroft. Also Carl L. Siegel and Jan A. Rajchman. Spine gently cocked, spine ends and edges of boards slightly rubbed, very minor wear to top edge of front board. b. Max Newman's Math Diary. Duodecimo, green cloth wrappers, "Math Diary" handwritten on front wrapper. 176 pages, mostly completed in ink and pencil. August 1924–December 1932 as far as dated entries are concerned. Edges speckled green. Extremities slightly rubbed, a couple of small white marks (scuff marks?) to front wrapper. Fowler's problem, (ca p. 94); Reading, summer 28 (p. 83), and notes on theorems, equations, etc. PRINTED BOOKS A. HARTREE, D. R. Calculating Machines: Recent & Prospective Developments and their impact on Mathematical Physics. Inaugural Lecture by the author. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1947.) Small quarto. Original printed wrappers, 2 plates. With Newman's ownership inscription to half-title. Wrappers toned and partially loose along spine, spine ends a little chipped, small dark stain to lower corner of front wrapper. An excellent copy. B. SHANNON, Claude E., & Warren Weaver. The Mathematical Theory and of Communication. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1949). Original dark red cloth, titles to spine in silver. Spine a little faded, spine ends and corners lightly rubbed and bumped, top edge of rear board with small light marks. An excellent copy. C

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        Cántico (1919-1928)

      - .- Primera edición.- .- M.- Revista de Occidente.- .- 1928.- 4º.- 171 pp.- .- .- Rústica.- Excelente estado.- ATENCIÓN: EN EL PAGO CONTRA REEMBOLSO EL PRECIO DEL ENVÍO SE INCREMENTARÁ EN 3.00 EUROS [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        'The Mint' and Later Writings About Service Life The large format limited edition, copy #43 of 50 bound in full goatskin and slipcased

      Fordingbridge, Hampshire: Castle Hill Press, 2009. Limited Edition. Full Leather. This Castle Hill Press limited large format edition publishes the original (1928) text of The Mint, together with significant "Later Writings about Service Life" and additional unpublished material. Here is copy #43 of just 50 issued thus, unique in both binding and content. The Mint is T.E. Lawrence's unstintingly candid portrait about life in Royal Air Force ranks. "I set out to give a picture of the R.A.F, and my picture might be impressive and clever if I showed only the shadow of it... but I was not making a work of art, but a portrait." T.E. Lawrence (1888-1935) found fame as instigator, organizer, hero, and tragic figure of the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War, which he began as an eccentric junior intelligence officer and ended as "Lawrence of Arabia." This time defined Lawrence with indelible experience and celebrity which he would spend the rest of his famously short life struggling to reconcile and reject, to recount and repress. Lawrence told the tale of this time in Seven Pillars of Wisdom, a work with a tortuous writing, editing, and publishing history culminating in posthumous publication. Perhaps equally tortuous is the tale of how this story about the R.A.F. was written and published. In a state of nervous exhaustion following the First World War, his work on the post-war settlement, and writing and re-writing Seven Pillars of Wisdom, in 1922, Lawrence enlisted in the ranks of the R.A.F. under the name of John Hume Ross. He swiftly concluded "there is grand stuff here, and if I could write it..." so he began making notes "scribbled at night, between last post and lights out, in bed." In January 1923 his identity became public and he was discharged from the R.A.F., but allowed to re-enlist two and a half years later, this time using the surname "Shaw", under which he had meanwhile served in the Tank Corps. On re-enlistment, he resumed making notes. In 1927, while serving in Karachi, Lawrence arranged these notes into a manuscript which he circulated to a small number of people, including Air Marshal Hugh Trenchard. As with Seven Pillars of Wisdom, publishers were eager, but Lawrence resisted, in part due to Trenchard's concerns. A saga followed in which efforts were made to control publication via uncirculated copyright editions in both the U.S. and Britain; the book remained unavailable to the public. Lawrence made revisions in the last months of his life with a possible view to publication in a private edition (as he had done with the 1926 Subscriber's Edition of Seven Pillars of Wisdom), but the work remained unpublished until 1955, after the death of an officer described unfavorably in the text. Even then, the British edition blanked out objectionable words and substituted name changes to avoid libel. This spectacular limited edition of The Mint is the most comprehensive and elaborate yet published, unique in both binding and content. This copy is pristine, in new condition direct from the publisher. The edition "contains the full 1928 text of The Mint, together with a selection of Lawrence's later writings about his life in the ranks... The narrative of Lawrence's RAF years therefore begins in 1922 and ends with his retirement in February 1935... The result is a far more interesting version of Lawrence's second book..." Unique to these 50 copies are 8 pages of additional notes and letters. These 50 copies are bound in full blue-grey goatskin with raised spine bands, head and foot bands, gilt edges, silk ribbon place marker, and dark grey endpapers illustrated with a seaplane design. The Uxbridge chapters are printed on gray paper, while the Service chapters and the Later Writings About Service Life, and Uxbridge and Cranwell Notes (unique to this edition) are printed on white paper. The limitation page is hand-numbered and the publisher's Introduction is hand-signed. The pale blue cloth covered slipcase is lined in dark blue felt.

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        Liebesgedichte. Deutsch von L. Goldscheider ( IV. Phaidon-Druck Signierter Meistereinband E. Riethmüller.) ( Vorzugsausgabe )

      Phaidon,. ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahjr - 1928 erschienen ) ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr und Erscheinungsort: Wohl um 1924 erschienen. Hier das nummerierte Exemplar Nr. 33 einer Auflage von 275 nummerierten Exemplaren ) 43 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Auf Büttenpapier gedruckt. Handgefertigter, goldgeprägter Original-Pergament mit Kopfgoldschnitt auf 5 Bünden im marmorierten Pappschuber. 4° ( 27,5 x 18,5 cm ). Der Einband auf dem hinteren Vorsatzblatt mit *E.Riethmüller, Stuttgart* gestempelt = Meistereinband. Der Schuber lichtrandig, fleckig, berieben, bestoßen. Das Buch selbst von guter Erhaltung .( Gewicht 350 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        She Who Sleeps

      London. Cassell. 1928, 1928. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth titled in gilt, clean fresh and bright with slight bumping to spine ends. Spotting to page edges, tiny nick to cloth at head of spine. Internally clean, very occasional light spotting. In bright, clean dustwrapper with some light edgewear and with four small triangles of loss to the spine ends that do not interfere with the text. Minor fraying to spine ends of wrapper, clean and unfaded with rear panel advertising Cassell's 7/6 Novels series, of which this was one. Very scarce in wrapper, even more so in a wrapper this bright and attractive. A typically Rohmer-esque tale in which a 3000 year old Egyptian princess is brought back from a state of suspended animation to become the darling of New York high society. This is at least provides one explanation for the existence of Paris Hilton; 'divine retribution' is another that springs to mind. Bleiler; Supernatural Fiction. See also HUBIN; Crime Fiction IV p1301.

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        West-Running Brook.

      NY Henry Holt (1928) - Small quarto. viii, 58pp. Second (i.e., limited) edition. 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. These have been inserted and are not included in the pagination. This is the only Frost title to have been published in a limited edition by D. B. Updike's Merrymount Press. Very light wear to corners, else a fine copy in cloth-backed boards, decorated with color images of maple leaves. Housed in publisher's slipcase, which shows general wear. T.e.g. (Crane A10.1). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Case Of Sergeant Grischa Translated From The German By Eric Sutton

      SECKER, 1928. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; a fair reading copy; second printing (1928); front endpaper missing; boards slightly grubby but pages are clean. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.,, 1928. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Quarto. Original full vellum, titles and decoration to spine and front board gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in the original grey paper-covered card box with paper title label printed in black. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 7 similar plates by Arthur Rackham. The occasional minor blemish, front board faintly bowed. A superb copy in the original rubbed, toned and lightly dampstained box with some minor restoration work. Signed limited edition, number 1 of 250 copies numbered and signed by Arthur Rackham.

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        Birthday of the Infanta, The

      1928. Oscar Wilde's Tale The Birthday of the InfantaIllustrated by AlastairA Presentation Copy From Alastair to the French Writer and Bibliophile Pierre Mornand ALASTAIR [VOIGHT, Hans Henning, illustrator]. WILDE, Oscar. The Birthday of the Infanta. With Illustrations by Alastair. Paris: The Black Sun Press, Editions Narcisse, 1928.One of one-hundred copies on Hollande Van Gelder Zonen (this copy Examplaire "hors commerce"). Quarto 11 x 9 1/8 inches; 280 x 232 mm.). [12], 39, [40], [2, blank], [1, limitation], [1, blank] pp. With eight plates illustrated in brownish-gold and black, and one plate illustrated in red and black. Two additional color drawings in the text (page 1 and page [40]).Original wrappers printed in brown and black with original glassine wrapper. Complete with the original silver cardboard chemise and silver cardboard slipcase. A very fine copy.Neatly inscribed by Alastair in blue ink on the front free-endpaper to "Pierre Mornand" "En Souvenir de L'inconnu [in remembrance of the unknown] Alastair"Inscribed copies of Alastair's books are very rare.Pierre Mornand (born 1884) was a French writer and bibliophile. He was the editor-in-chief of Le Courrier graphique.Alastair (Hans Henning Voight) 1887-1969, was a a writer, artist, dancer, and illustrator. His drawings were inspired by the work of Aubrey Beardsley, and combines his elegant skill with his fascination of the perverse, sinister, and satanic. The Crosby's published this tale from Wilde primarily to provide Alastair's interpretation of Wilde's story. As Harry Crosby states in the preface " That Wilde should have written the Birthday of the Infanta was natural, that Alastair should have illustrated it was inevitable."The Birthday of the Infanta was first seen separately in 1905 without illustrations. It is a tale taken and reprinted from A House of Pomegranates which was first published in 1891 without much success. The story is about the love an ugly dwarf feels for the princess and how he is ridiculed. Finally he dies of a broken heart. This tale, as in the others in A House of Pomegranates was written during a time of turmoil in the life of Oscar Wilde and it demonstrates his gift for perceiving life's misfortunes with innocence and imagination despite the nasty rumors that were circulating about him at the time.Minkoff A13.

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        Land des Frühlings.

      Berlin, Büchergilde Gutenberg 1928.. Gr.-8°. Ganz-Leder Handeinband. 3 nn. Bll. (leer), 429 SS., 3 nn. SS., 64 SS., 3 Bll. (ausklappplare Karte uns 2 leer).. Bibliograhisch nicht nachweisbarer grüner Ganzleder-Handeinband (Franzband) mit Titelei in Goldprägung auf V.deckel und Rücken, Rundumgoldschnitt, mit farbigen Vorsätzen. Bemerkenswert guter Zustand, wohl ungelesen.

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        The Four Tragedies of Memworth

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1928. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Boards bowed, edges and endpapers foxed; a good copy in the slightly soiled jacket. First edition, second impression (two months after the first). A detective story, with the scarce illustrated jacket by E. McKnight Kauffer, from the brief period before the publishers adopted their signature yellow jackets. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the title page and front pastedown.

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        The Future of Sculpture.

      Pigotts Eric Gill 1928 - Octavo. 118pp. One of 55 copies printed in the office of the Lanston Monotype Corporation for Eric Gill. Illustrated with a device printed in red to the title page, and a large wood-engraved map of Pigotts in red on the colophon page. Gill first presented this essay as a lecture at the Victoria and Albert Museum in December, 1927, and it was first published in Artwork magazine in Spring, 1928. This is Walter Shewring's copy, with his David Jones-designed bookplate on front paste-down. The bookplate features the copper engraving "S. Francis and the Wolf," used only for this bookplate. It is an early Jones copper engraving and the bookplate appears very infrequently. Bound in black cloth-covered boards, gilt-titled to spine. Corners ever so slightly bumped, else a fine, bright copy with equally fine provenance. (Evan Gill; 16, Physick P556; Cleverdon E128). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        All Works from Moishe Nadir (Yiddish)

      Vilnius: Wilenskie B Kleckina, 1928. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 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..

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        The Complete Sherlock Holmes; The Short Stories (His Adventures, Memoirs, Return, Last Bow and Case-Book) Together with The Long Stories (A Study In Scarlet, Sign of Four, Hound of the Baskervilles and Valley of Fear)

      John Murray, London, 1928, 1929., 1928. BOTH FIRST EDITIONS, each with a brand new preface from Conan Doyle. 8vo., 2 volumes, collecting the entire Sherlock Holmes adventures and novels. Elegantly bound in recent burgundy half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spine, cloth boards, housed in a fleece-lined slip-case. Some spotting within 'Long Stories' thin paper a little creased to half-title of 'Short Stories'; externally fine. A mst attractive set.

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        Oeuvres De François Villon. Illustrées Par Marcel Arnac.

      Javal & Bordeaux, Paris 1928 - 214pp. Sumamente ilustrado con preciosos dibujos a color, iluminados a mano a varias tintas. Más una "suite" de 46 láminas en negro. Todo en papel Japón Imperial. Edición de solo 40 ejemplares. Buena encuadernación de Cambras a media piel. Lomera con nervios. Corte superior dorado. Size: 33 X 25,5 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        Lady Chatterley's Lover

      Florence: Privately printed. 1928., 1928. First Edition. Octavo, pp. 365. Signed and numbered, 343 of 1000, to the limitation page. Bound in brown paper boards with cream paper label to spine, black phoenix design to upper board, edges uncut. Internally fine, some slight dustiness to the top edge. Small worm hole to top right hand corner of the upper board, some slight loss of paper to three of the four corners, small triangular loss of paper to the bottom left corner of the spine, some small nicking to the top edge of the spine, three small areas of paper loss to the upper joint, slight bumping to the head and tail caps. Paper label showing faint crease along the centre, and some discolouration. Accompanying the book is a newspaper cutting dealing with the 1960 obscenity trial written by Kenneth Tynan for the Observer and an article from the Times. Housed in a custom felt lined clamshell case bound in half black Morocco over black cloth, gilt titles and raised bands to spine. All told a fine copy.

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        Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball.

      New York & London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. - FIRST EDITION, first printing. Original cloth. Signature of former owner on flyleaf, Else Very Good+, in dust jacket (front flap taped to pastedown, the rear flap was as well but the tape has loosened). One more frequently encounters the 1928 Putnam's second printing, or the 1928 reissue by A.L. Burt, New York. The first printing offered here is much less common. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Banalite

      Paris: Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Francaise, 1928. First Edition, with original page of typescript by Fargue, hand corrected and signed, one of 12 on Vieux Japon teinte, from a total issue of 607. These 12 with an original typescript page by Fargue with his hand corrections in pencil (at least 17 words) and signed by him. 4to; 92pp; plus index, handsomely rebound in 3/4 dark green morocco and marbled paper boards, spine with gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, t.e.g., original wrappers and backstrip bound in, near fine.

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        Zur Theorie der Gesellschaftsspiele [ On the Theory of Games ]

      Berlin: Julius Springer, 1928. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. First Edition. IV, [1]-751, [1] pages. 8vo. Later blue cloth with gilt titling "Mathematische Annalen | 100 | 1928" on spine panel. Upper corner of textblock bumped, otherwise bright and clean internally with just a few pencilled notations. Cloth. The first paper and most important paper by von Neumann related to the Theory of Games, where he establishes his minimax theorem and offers the first general proof. A fundamentally important piece of mathematics that has established and/or significantly enhanced many fields, not the least of which is economics. "The first proof of the minimax theorem for two-person games of chance and skill with any finite number of pure strategies was given by John von Neumann (1928) in a paper presented to the Gottingen Mathematical Society on 7 December 1926...John von Neumann deserves the credit for the first general proof of the minimax theorem." (Weintraub, pp 24-25) "...John von Neumann single-handely invented game theory, introducing the genral mathematical concept of 'strategy' in [the present paper which ] contained the proof of his famous '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." OOC 953. "The role as founder is even more obvious for the theory of games, which von Neumann, in a 1926 paper, conjured - so to speak - out of nowhere...This [minimax theory] was the starting point for far reaching generalizations, including applications to economics, a topic in which von Neumann became interested in as early as 1937 and that he developed in his major treatise written with O[skar] Morenstern, Theory of Games and Economic behavior (1944). These theories have developed into a full-fledged mathematical discipline, attracting many researchers and branching into several types of applications to the social sciences." (DSB 14, p92) The paper offered here, "Zur Theorie der Gesellschaftsspiele" was presented first at the Society meeting noted above, and then received on July 24, 1927 for initial publication here IN Mathematische Annalen 100 pp. 295 - 320, 1928. References: Weintraub, "Toward a History of Game Theory" (which traces the contributions of Borel and others and notes that von Neumann was definitely not working in a vacuum); Hook and Norman Origins of Cyberspace (#953, discussing von Neumann's joint work with Morgeenstern) ; Dictionary of Scientific Biography (for more background on von Neumann); Aspray, John von Neumann and the Origins of Modern Computing, #1928h.

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        The Diary of a Communist Schoolboy

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1928. Translated from the Russian by Alexander Werth. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket. A little foxing to edges; an excellent copy in the jacket. First edition in English, second impression of this novel (the same month as the first). First published the previous year in Russia under the title Dnevnik Kosti Ryabtseva (Kostya Ryabtsev's Diary). A second volume, The Diary of a Communist Undergraduate, followed in English in 1929. With the scarce illustrated jacket by E. McKnight Kauffer, from the brief period before the publishers adopted their signature yellow jackets. From the publisher's archive.

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        ORIGINAL ART: SEAL HAVING A FEAST FROM RAGGEDY ANIMAL BOOK

      - CADY,HARRISON. ORIGINAL ART: SEAL HAVING A FEAST FROM RAGGEDY ANIMAL BOOK. Offered here is an original finished pen and ink drawing signed by Cady used in the Raggedy Animal Book published by Rand McNally in 1928. The image is much larger than it appears in the book, done on artist board mounted in an acid free matte. Full of much charm and detail, the image depicts the Red Cross Seal and Traffic Carp enjoying a seafood feast under the sea (appears as a half-page illustration on p.34 of the book, colored during printing). Image measures 11" wide by 5 3/4" high on board 15x10". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        La Divina Commedia, or The Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri in Italian and English. The Italian text edited by Mario Casella. with the .English version of H.F. Cary

      Nonesuch Press, [London] 1928 - No. 839 of 1475 copies. 42 illustrations after the drawings of Sandro Botticelli. 324, [325-328] pp. 1 vols. Folio. Botticelli's drawings for Dante had never been reproduced with the text of the Divine Comedy. They were printed in collotype in sepia by Daniel Jacomet in Paris and the 34 double-page plates were carefully mounted on stubs so there could be no loss of the image in the gutter. McKitterick 50; Dreyfus 50 Original full orange-stained vellum, double gilt rule borders on upper and lower cover. Central gilt ornament on both covers, spine with gilt rules, t.e.g. Some very minor soiling to spine, a fine copy in custom cloth slipcase 42 illustrations after the drawings of Sandro Botticelli. 324, [325-328] pp. 1 vols. Folio

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        La Divina Commedia, or The Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri in Italian and English. The Italian text edited by Mario Casella.. with the .English version of H.F. Cary

      [London]: Nonesuch Press, 1928. No. 839 of 1475 copies. 42 illustrations after the drawings of Sandro Botticelli. 324, [325-328] pp. 1 vols. Folio. Original full orange-stained vellum, double gilt rule borders on upper and lower cover. Central gilt ornament on both covers, spine with gilt rules, t.e.g. Some very minor soiling to spine, a fine copy in custom cloth slipcase. Botticelli's drawings for Dante had never been reproduced with the text of the Divine Comedy. They were printed in collotype in sepia by Daniel Jacomet in Paris and the 34 double-page plates were carefully mounted on stubs so there could be no loss of the image in the gutter. McKitterick 50; Dreyfus 50

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        The Mystery of the Blue Train (in fdj)

      Collins 1928 - First edition first impression from 1928 in VG condition, pages clean, binding firm, there is some minor wear to boards, the jacket is a fascimile copy, now in rmeovable protective sleeve, please see pics, paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Orlando.

      The Hogarth Press, London, 1928. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo., pp. 469. Publisher's hardback cloth binding in pictorial dustjacket. uperb copy in publisher's vibrant orange cloth, edges a little dusty/spotted. Dustwrapper is in lovely condition, just a little frayed/worn to spine tips. An attractive, near fine copy.A semi-biographical novel based in part on the life of Woolf's intimate friend Vita Sackville-West, Orlando is generally considered one of Woolf's most accessible novels; basis for the 1992 Oscar-nominated movie, starring Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane, and Quentin Crisp as Queen Elizabeth. Kirkpatrick.

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        Plakat Handwerker- und Kunstgewerbeschule Hildesheim 1928.

      Müller und Mahnkopp, Hildesheim, 1928. Ausstellung von Arbeiten ehemaliger Schüler der Handwerker- und Kunstgewerbeschule Hildesheim. Original-Plakat. Lithographie. Entwurf : Fleischmann, Kunstgewerbeschule. Das Blatt ist 47,5 x 72 cm groß.. Faltspur in der Mitte, sonst sehr gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR (Versa]
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        Gibraltar Directory and Guide Book

      ibraltar- Garrison Library Printing Establishment 1928 - A very scarce edition of this interest guide to Gibraltar. Illustrated throughout including a colour coat of arms and a folding road map. With 118 pages of advertisements to the rear. Condition: Rebound in a quarter cloth binding with marbled boards. Externally, in excellent condition. Label of A B Schofield to front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright with some age toning and occasional spotting, particularly to first and last. Damage from sellotape to rear of Coat of Arms. Folding map smart with some spotting. Overall: NEAR FINE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle

      A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago, Illinois 1928 - First edition, first printing. Octavo. Illustrated with 5 plates by J. Allen St. John (frontispiece, pages 56, 142, 222, 354). Original green cloth stamped in black (spine a little faded). The original color pictorial dust jacket with $2.00 price in spine (unclipped; small chips; several tears; old tape repairs on verso). Very good. 377 pages. Presentation copy signed and inscribed by Burroughs on the front free endpaper: "To Eddie Gilbert, wishing him a Merry Christmas, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzana, Dec. 25, 1928." Burroughs was married to Gilbert's sister, actress Florence Gilbert who was married to Burroughs from 1935-1941. This is the last Tarzan title published by McClurg. Heins T13.1; Zeuschner 682. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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