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        The Complete Novels.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1928 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and extra decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First one-volume edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        SHE WHO SLEEPS a Romance of New York and the Nile.

      NY: Doubleday Doran 1928 - First edition. Small ink name to front fixed endpaper, NEAR FINE in bright red cloth, decorated in black; dust jacket NEAR FINE with little aging to white background of spine and rear panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nicholas J. Certo]
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        Original photographic portrait of George Bernard Shaw.

      Raphael, N.p. 1928 - 7-3/4 x 5-3/4 inches (image), on original studio mount, matted, framed and glazed. Very slight silvering at lower margin; otherwise very fine. Signed by G. Bernard Shaw and inscribed to Desmond Deane, 16th Jan. 1928. Signed by the photographer, lower right, in pencil. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey H. Marks, Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Novyi Lef. Heftnummer 5, 1928.

      Moskau, Gosizdat, 1928. 8°, 47 S., 6 Abb., Geheftet., Etwas angeschmutzt u. fingerfleckig, Marginalie a. Rückseite - gutes Exempl. Preis in CHF: 660. Umschlag von A. Rodtschenko. Texte von Ossip Brik, Victor Schklowskij, Sergej Tretjakow. Photo von Rodtschenko (Platz in Moskau).

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        NUEVA ANTOLOGIA DE POETAS MEXICANOS (González Rojo, J. Gorostiza, Maples Arce, Salvador Novo, Ortiz de Montellano, Owen, Pellicer, Torres Bodet, Villaurrutia). Selección y grabados de.

      La Gaceta Literaria, Madrid 1928. - 1a Edición///////Sobrecub. con leve marca de humedad y con pérdidas en lomo; cubiertas e interior en buen estado./19,5x13. 112 págs.//Poesía, Vanguardias

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      With a drawing by the author. The Black Sun Press.Paris, 1928. - 8vo., 37pp. First unexpurgated edition. One of 150 copies on Holland Van Gelder paper. Original printed paper wrappers and glassine, which shows a few minor chips. Slipcase broken, book in fine condition. Minkoff A15. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        THE WAY THE WORLD IS GOING. Guesses & forecasts of the next few years. Signed

      London: Ernest Benn, 1928., 1928 INSCRIBED H.G. Wells To His Friend E.S.P. Haynes. First edition. 8vo., pp. xi, 301. Original cloth gilt, dustwrapper by M. Alleyne. A very good copy in an exceptionally nice dustwrapper. This copy inscribed by Wells to his close friend, literary a dvisor & lawyer, E.S.P. Haynes. [Wells Society: 101] Custom Crafted Clamshell Case.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition.

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        Sump'n Like Wings and A Lantern to See By: Two Oklahoma Plays

      Samuel French, New York 1928 - First edition. Fine in a good dustwrapper with some small chips on the spine. Inscribed by the author: "For Paul -- Dear George -- Lynn. Roswell Feb. 16, 1936." Part Cherokee, Riggs was the first Native-American dramatist, and his play *Green Grow the Lilacs* was adapted into the musical play and later film *Oklahoma.* Very uncommon in jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        RED. (Dedicado).

      Contemporáneos, México 1928 - 1ª ed. 14.5x19.5. 83pp. 3h. 5 láminas de Julio Castellanos. Rústica. Tirada de 500 ejemplares. Dedicatoria autógrafa a Francisco Monterde. Muy buen ejemplar. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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      New York: Simon and Schuster. 1928. First. First American edition. Translated by Pauline E. Rush. Some modest foxing in the text, else fine in very near fine, price-clipped dustwrapper, with little or no fading to the delicate colors. A novel of intrigue and romance set on a ship bound from Marseilles to the Orient. A bestselling novel in France and exceptionally scarce in the American edition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Station

      London, Duckworth,, 1928. Athos: Treasures and Men. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Illustrated with numerous photographs. Some minor spotting to the fore-edge and the odd page but an excellent copy in the slightly frayed and rubbed dust jacket price-clipped at the spine panel and with a little tissue to the verso. First Edition, First Impression of one of Byron's earliest titles. Very scarce in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        LE CALVAIRE.

      Paris Mornay 1928 - 15x20.4 cm., 365 pp., édition avec des illustrations en bois de Hermann Paul en couleurs, relié demi-maroquin havane à coins, signée par Laurent Peeters - Anvers. Filet doré cernant les plats de pap., dos orné, dos à 4 nerfs et finnement fleuronnés dorés (décor floral), tête dorée, couverture imprimée d'éditeur. Tirage limité. Tirage de 867 exemplaires sur Rives numérotés de 133 à 1000. 1070 g. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THOMAS L 'AGNELET , Gentilhomme de fortune .

      Mornay Éditions, Paris 1928 - 451 pp. Titre en rouge et noir. Illustré par Pierre NOEL de 71 bois en couleur : 2 à la couverture ( dont un ornement ) , 1 vignette à la page de titre , 8 illustrations à pleine page ( dont 1 frontispice ) , 50 grandes vignettes ( dont 7 de tête de chapitre ) . 9 culs - de - lampe , 1 bandeau . Edition limité , celui - ci un des 50 EXEMPLAIRES SUR PAPIER MONTVAL .- Demi maroquin bleu nuit à coins , filet doré sur les plats , dos à faux nerfs et caissons filetés , tête dorée .Couverture originale conservée . ( reliure de TRINCKVEL ). Très bel exemplaire .EXEMPLAIRE DE QUALITÉ .- ***** ///// ***** .- ILLUSTRATION : illustré by Pierre Noel . Limited Edition, one of the 50 copies on Montval paper . 3/4 dark bleu morocco by TRINCKVEL , spine in 5 compartments with onlays in morocco , top edge gilt . Original printed wrapper bound in.- Very fine .- Size: In 8vo. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: MAGNASCO]
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        Scarlet Sister Mary

      The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis 1928 - First edition of Julia Peterkin's Pulitzer Prize winning novel "Scarlet Sister Mary". First edition, first issue with "First Edition" stated on the copyright page. Published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1928.Winner of the 1929 Pulitzer Prize for Novel (Fiction). Small octavo [5.5" x 8"], 345 pp. Comes with a later printing dust jacket. The dust jacket is in fair to good condition. Minor to moderate chips and tears to the perimeter edges especially at the spine. Moderate wear and soiling to the panels and spine. Minor discoloration to the flaps. Original $2.50 price present on the front flap. The book is in good condition. The boards are slightly loose. Minor shelf wear with bumped corners, edgeworn and lightly scuffed edges and boards. The red paper label on the spine is worn and chipped especially at the "c" and "a" in "Scarlet". Previous owner's signature in black ink on the front paste-down and endpaper. Light foxing throughout the textblock, most significant in the first and last few pages. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ernestoic Books]
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        Venus Castina. Female Impersonators Celestial and Human

      New York: Covici, Friede Publishers, 1928. full blue morocco,elaborately decorated in gilt, spine with raised bands, extra gilt, lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, mauve moiree silk endpapers. Upper cover detached (but present), slight rubbing else fine. Quarto. Illustrated by Alexander King One of 960 copies on Aurelaian paper. This copy is one of the first thirteen copies with an original signed watercolour drawing by Alexander King and specially bound. This unnumbered copy also signed by the author on the half title The text is printed in black with certain passages in blue to distinguish thoughts from spoken words. With the tasteful small bookplate of Mary Pinkerton Carlisle, daugther of the Pinkerton Detective Agency and wife of Jay F. Carlisle, stockbroker and Governor of the American Stock Exchange during the crash. The Carlisle Estate on Long Island was “one of the showplaces of the East.” It was demolished in 1938 after the deaaths, 8 months apart, of the Carlisles. The entire contents of the house were auctioned off by Parke-Bernet in their first auction .

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      Elkin Mathews & Marrot, London 1928 - First edition, limited to 500 numbered copies signed by Lawrence on the limitation page meant for sale of a total edition of 530. Copy #385. Illustrated paper-covered boards. Hand set in Imprint Shadow and printed by Robert MacLehose & Co. at the University Press. Spine ends with touch of shelfwear, offsetting to endpages and small owner book plate on front pastedown; dustjacket with narrow six inch chip on spine, chipped spine topedge, upper corners with some loss and toning but intact and folds werll on book. Very Good condition in a just Good dustjacket with an archival cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        When It's Cocktail Time In Cuba

      Horace Liveright. Hardcover. NO DJ, multiple scratches stray marks and sunning to cover. Pages are tanned. Back hinge is starting to split. Illustration of The Yacht Club Terrace at page 100 is tipped in. Interesting account of prohobition era Cuba. . Fair. 1928.

      [Bookseller: Half Moon Books]
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      1928 - London: Elkin Mathews & Marrot, 1928. Original grey paper-covered boards decorated in blue-grey, with similarly-decorated dust jacket. First Edition, being No. 141 of 530 copies SIGNED by D.H. Lawrence. This was the seventh volume of this publisher's "Woburn Books" series (there would ultimately be 18 titles) -- and it is the most sought-after today, since among the series' authors Lawrence is the one who remains the most popular. Rawdon, estranged from his wife, declares that never again will a woman sleep under his roof; yet he has an affair with a nearby married woman, who one night arrives at his door declaring that she has just left her husband and needs a roof over her head.~This is a fine copy; the dust jacket is nearly fine as well (the spine with minor browning and a tiny bit of wear at its extremities). Loosely inserted is an Elkin Mathews & Marrot postcard, to be filled out to receive catalogues of upcoming publications. This book is not easy to find in this condition. Roberts A40. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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        La divina commedia or the divine vision of Dante Alighieri in Italian & English.

      London 1928 - Edition limited to 1475 copies, folio, pp. [4], 324, [3]; full original orange vellum; near fine copy, with no fading of the spine, as is common with this book. The Italian text was edited by Marion Casella of the University of Florence with the English version of H.F. Cary, 34 double- page and 8 full-page illustrations after the drawings by Sandro Botticelli. One of the premiere productions of the press. Dreyfus, 50

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        The Money Illusion

      New York: Adelphi Company 1928, 1st Edition 2nd printing. () xv, 245pp. Very good. Octavo. Original green boards with black lettering. Five black and white charts in text. Textblock is crisp and clean. Inscribed from Fisher to Professor Frederick Soddy in January 1929 on front free endpaper. Soddy was a chemist who become know for his social commentary later in life. His scientific work on radioactivity with Ernest Rutherford became the foundation for all subsequent work in the field. In 1910 Soddy was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. In 1921 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry for his work on the theory of isotopes. This book, which discusses the fallacy of thinking about things in nominal currency instead of real terms, would have been of great interest to Soddy, who by 1920 had became a socialist and believed in the reform of the monetary system. At the time his ideas were disregarded, but since the 1970s they have now been seen as central to ecological economics and green activists. Previously a part of the Gerald M. Meier library, the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of International Economics and Policy Analysis, Emeritus, at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Inscribed copies from the author to other scientists and Nobel Laureates are very rare..

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        Hark the Herald

      [Reanville]: (Printed at The Hours Press by Nancy Cunard. 1928). First. First edition. [4]pp. String-tied dark blue printed wrappers. Slight sunning at the extremities of the wrappers, near fine. Copy number 27 of 100 numbered copies, this copy Signed by Aldington to author C.W. Beaumont. Depending on the source cited, either the second or third book of The Hours Press, a Christmas poem issued by Cunard as a present to Aldington. Poet and heiress, Nancy Cunard, started The Hours Press in a farmhouse in Normandy in 1928 as a means of publishing experimental poetry and offering writers higher pay for their work. She published works by Samuel Beckett, George Moore, Ezra Pound, Laura Riding, and others before the press went defunct in 1931. Very scarce. .

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

      - Reclam, Leipzig, 1928. 33 S. mit 26 Steinzeichnungen von Eugen Spiro, original Pappband, im Schuber, quart, (Einbanddeckel gering gebräunt/Schuber mit Gebrauchsspuren) - Nummer 271 von 100 numerierten und von Thomas Mann und Eugen Spiro signierten Exemplaren / Wilpert/Guhring, 829,35 / gute Erhaltung - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Coolidge Signs His Speech Given Before The American Legion On Tenth Anniversary Of The World War I Armistice

      TMS. 17pg. 6 ¼? x 9?. No date [circa 1928]. No place. A lengthy typed manuscript signed ?Calvin Coolidge? at the conclusion. It is a contemporary typescript copy of President Coolidge?s speech on the tenth anniversary of Armistice Day; he gave the speech on November 11, 1928 before the American Legion in the nation?s capital. Some of the stirring content includes: ?We meet to give thanks for 10 more years of peace. Amid the multitude of bounties which have been bestowed upon us, we count that our supreme blessing. In all our domestic and foreign relations our chief concern is that it should be permanent. It is our belief that it is coming to be more and more realized as the natural state of mankind. Yet, while we are placing our faith in more complete understanding which shall harmonize with the universal conscience, we ought not to forget that all the rights we now possess, the peace we now enjoy, have been secured for us by a long series of sacrifices and of conflicts. We are able to participate in this celebration because our country had the resources, the character, and the spirit to raise, equip, and support with adequate supplies an Army and a Navy, which, by placing more than 2,000,000 men on the battle fields of Europe contributed to the making of the armistice on the 11th day of November, 1918...As we contemplate the past 10 years, there is every reason to be encouraged. It has been a period in which human freedom has been greatly extended, in which the right of self-government has come to be more widely recognized. Strong foundations have been laid for the support of these principles. We should by no means be discouraged because practice lags behind principle. We make progress slowly and over a course which can tolerate no open spaces. It is a long distance from a world that walks by force to a world that walks by faith. The United States has been so placed that it could advance with little interruption along the road of freedom and faith...It is befitting that we should pursue our course without exultation, with due humility, and with due gratitude for the important contributions of the more ancient nations which have helped to make possible our present progress and our future hope. The gravest responsibilities that can come to a people in this world have come to us. We must not fail to meet them in accordance with the requirements of conscience and righteousness.? The Disabled American Veterans, on the tenth anniversary of the Armistice, raised money by selling forget-me-nots; Mrs. Coolidge received the first one and the President signed a $6 million bill to provide for hospitalization of veterans. Half of the manuscript?s pages have some type of patriotic vignettes at the top. There are also a couple of handwritten corrections and it may have been removed from some type of book proposal. It is in very fine condition with a bold signature. I could locate no other signed copy of this speech.

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        The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

      New York: Brentano's, 1928. EXTRA ILLUSTRATED. 2 vols., 9-1/4" x 6", title-pages printed in red and black, illustrated with the 13 original engravings from the Jouaust Edition of 1881 by Edmond Hedouin and 20 additional plates 4 in color. Bound in full teal morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, cover ruled and paneled with an interlacing design, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, by Bayntun. Hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine.

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        Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The

      1928. “It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living” ROUSSEAU, Jean-Jacques. The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Translated from the French by W. Conyngham Mallory & ornamented with thirteen original engravings from the Jouaust Edition of 1881 by Edmond Hédouin. New York: Brentano's, 1928. First edition thus. Two octavo volumes (8 15/16 x 5 1/2 inches; 206 x 140 mm.). Title-pages printed in red and black. Thirteen engraved plates. Handsomely bound by Riviére & Son in contemporary full mottled calf, covers triple-ruled in gilt, spines richly gilt decorated in gilt with red morocco floral onlays in compartments, red and green morocco labels lettered in gilt, gilt board edges, gilt turn-ins, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. A near fine set.Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778) was one of the most influential thinkers during the Enlightenment in eighteenth century Europe. The Confessions is an autobiographical book by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. In modern times, it is often published with the title The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau in order to distinguish it from Saint Augustine's Confessions. Covering the first fifty-three years of Rousseau's life, up to 1765, it was completed in 1769, but was not published until 1782, four years after Rousseau's death, even though Rousseau did read excerpts of his manuscript publicly at various salons and other meeting places.

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        La Loi d'accommodation chez les borgnes - "Sursum corda" ( film en 3 parties ).

      Paris: Editions TH. Briant 1928 - Paperback cover with a color lithograph by PICABIA preserved under the original glassine. Inside 2 original lithographs by Picabia, in Black & White, loose as issued. All the lithographs are signed in plate. Limited edition in 365 copies, of which this one is n 343 of 300 copies printed on Velin d’Arches paper. Nice copy. Condition: Very Good. The 2 black lithographs are slightly worn on the edges. The cover and the first page are stressed through the spine. The rest of the book is in very good conditions, with the uncut pages as issued. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Airways, Inc.

      Macaulay Company, New York 1928 - 148 pages. First edition, first printing. Dust jacket art by William Siegel. His first play about a labor organizer who is framed on a murder charge. He is executed in a Sacco-Vanzetti type atmosphere and of an aviator-inventor who fails in the big money. Fine book in a fine dust jacket with the only flaw being a touch of toneing to the spine. A beautiful copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Riemann-Geometrie mit Aufrechterhaltung des Begriffes des Fernparallelismus.

      . S.Ber. Akad. Wiss. Berl., 1928/17. - Berlin, Verlag der Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1928, 8°, 7 S., OBrosch.. First Edition; the rare off-print from the "Sitzungsberichte". - 'The general relativity theory splendidly justified his work. In this mathematical apparatus developed from Riemann's address, Einstein found the frame to fit his physicals ideas, his cosmology, and cosmogeny; and the spirit of Riemann's address, was just what physics needed: the metric structure determined by physical data'. -cf. DSB XI, 447-456 (Riemann) - Weil No.161; Schilpp-Shields No. 217; Alicke No. 139.

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        The Letters of Madame de Sevigne. 7 volume set.

      W T Morrell., London. 1928 - The Carnavalet Edition of 'The Letters' is in seven volumes and is limited to fifteen hundred and fifty numbered sets, this being No 97 of which 350 only are for Europe'. L + 338pp + plates as called for. xi + 379pp + plates as called for. xi + 376pp + plates as called for. xi + 383pp + plates as called for. xi + 376pp + plates as called for. xi + 374pp + plates as called for. xi + 380pp + plates as called for. Spines evenly faded. Boards a trifle rubbed with mark on front board of vol 7 where, lot? label removed. Very tight and internally very bright. Very good hardbacks in blue, original quarter morocco with raised bands and gilt decoration and lettering. T.e.g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Bureau Catholique de Presse, Paris 1928 - RO40189818: 223 numéros d'env. 30 pages chacun. Numéros manquants: 1918: n° 1-2. 1920: n° 2, 9-11, 14, 17-18, 20. 1921: n° 1-6, 8, 10-18, 20-21, 24. 1922: n° 1. 1924: n° 7, 14. 1928: n° 17-21. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Etiquettes de code, annotations et tampons de bibliothèque sur les 1ers plats. Couvertures parfois très abîmées et détachées. Du n° 3, 1re année, fév. 1918, au n° 16, 11e année, oct. 1928. 23 numéros pour 1918 (avec 1 de Tables). 25 numéros pour 1919 (avec 1 de Tables). 16 numéros pour 1920 (avec 1 de Tables). 6 numéros pour 1921 (avec 1 de Tables). 24 numéros pour 1922 (avec 1 de Tables). 24 numéros pour 1923. 22 numéros pour 1924. 24 numéros pour 1925. 22 numéros pour 1926. 21 numéros pour 1927. 16 numéros pour 1928. Sommaire du n° 3, fév. 1918: La France et les Lieux Saints. Rome: La Commission biblique. Actes du Saint-Siège, Les causes de béatification 1917. Chronique romaine, L'attitude actuelle des belligérants et la Note pontif. France: L'action de la Société Saint Vincent de Paul depuis la guerre. Chronique: Un magnifique hommage rendu à la France catholique. La situation religieuse en Norvège. Les événements d'Orient et le protectorat de la France (suite). Pays de missions: La vie catholique à Madagascar. Le nécrologe des missions, etc. Sommaire du n° 16, oct. 1928: La liturgie de la mort dans l'ordre de saint Dominique (fin), Fr. M.D. Chauvin o.p. Rome, Actes du Saint-Siège. Mgr Suhard. A propos du divorce. L'Eglise catholique en Roumanie. Allemagne, mariages mixtes et divorces. Syrie: La population scolaire de l'Univ. catholique de Beyrouth. Palestine: La YMCA à Jérusalem. Hindoustan: Les fiançailles chez les Khondes. Chine: La béatification des catholiques chinois tués par les Boxers. Amérique: baie d'Hudson: Au milieu des Esquimaux. Les missions d'Océanie. In-4 Broché. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 270-Histoire et géographie de l'Eglise [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      The Republican National Committee., New York City 1928 - Cartoon like illustrations in German. Eighteen page booklet with four drawings to a page. Scan of the front page available upon request. This is is a German translation of the English-language version, by the cartoonist Bob Satterfield, which went under the title "Picture life of a great American" and was syndicated for distribution in 1928. Only a few libraries in the country own the English language version and the German version is apparently ultra rare. The RNC issued selected campaign materials in various languages; presumably this German language version of the cartoon series was intended for German newspapers in places like Milwaukee. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Australian Steamships Past and Present

      London: The Richards Press, 1928. 260pp. Quarto. Six coloured plates (from paintings by the author) and 276 b/w illusts. Appendix and index. Top edge gilt. Original blue cloth with gilt titling on the spine and gilt titling and gilt steamship decoration on upper board. Spine very slightly sunned. Rare. *"In 1831 the Sophia Jane, 256 gross tonnage and 50h.p., created great excitement as the first steamship to enter Sydney Harbour. From this it is a far cry to the present epoch of great floating palaces, with wondrous engines, measuring their tonnage and horse-power by scores of thousands, and able, through the marvel of Wireless, to keep in touch with the world on the most distant courses" (from the foreword by Sir Granville Ryrie, High Commissioner for Australia.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine.

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        Obres Completes

      Gustau Gili, Barcelona 1928 - PRIMERA EDICIÓN. FIRST EDITION. PRIMERA EDICIÓ (1928 - 1929). 12 toms: Tom I "La Papillona" 299pp +Índice. Tomo II "Vilaniu" 364pp. Tomo III "La Febre d'or" 343pp. Tomo IV "La Febre d'or" 332pp. Tomo V "Pilar Prim (nove-la de costums del nostre temps)" 312pp. Tomo VI "La Bogeria (nove-la de costums del nostre temps). La bufetada, -El transplantat.- Isabel de Galceran. - La desconsolada" 342pp + Índice. Tomo VII "Croquis del Natural (Notes del color.-Records de noi." 368pp. Tomo VIII "De tots colors. Figura i paisatge. -Vària.- Memòries d'un nihilista." 354pp. Tomo IX "Al llapis i a la ploma. Vària. -Rurals i urbanes" 368pp. Tomo X "Teatre d'Aficionats. Renyines d'enamorats i Tres monòlogs. - Un somiatrutes.- la brusa" 314pp + Índice. Tomo XI "Traduccións Selectes (varia)" 367pp + Índice. Tomo XII "Traduccions selectes (Teatre)" 428pp + Índice. En general MUY BUENOS ejemplares en rustica original. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: 101Poe /La FOTO del libro es descripción]
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        Les dompteurs ou la ménagerie des origines à nos jours.

      Gallimard 1928 - - Gallimard, Paris 1928, 16,5x25cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 72 ex numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête après 10 Japon. Ouvrage illustré de nombreuses gravures et de photographies inédites. Bel et rare exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        [The Sherston trilogy:]

      London: Faber & Gwyer Limited/Faber & Faber Limited,, 1928-30-36. Memoirs of a Foxhunting Man; Memoirs of an Infantry Officer; Sherston's Progress. 3 works, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles gilt to spines, top edge of third work brown. With the dust jackets for the first two works only. Cloth covers with occasional rubbing or slight marking (mostly to Sherston's Progress), light spotting or toning to edges and endpapers, but otherwise internally clean, a sound and good set, with the dust jacket of the first work spine defective and a little marked and chipped, and the dust jacket of the second work spine-tanned, chipped at ends and corners, and with some marking and dust soiling, and the dust jacket lacking from the third work. First editions, first impressions, of each title, signed by Sassoon in Memoirs of an Infantry Officer (on the colophon, with the inscription, "2000 copies sold before publication. Very scarce. Siegfried Sassoon, January 1948"), and also signed by Sassoon in Sherston's Progress on the leaf bearing the epigraph "I told him that I was a Pilgrim / going to the Celestial City", and an original pen and ink drawing by Sassoon of the legs and feet of said pilgrim, signed "Siegfried Sassoon". These three copies, though without ownership inscription, are all from the collection of Rolf O. Barber, a schoolteacher at Oundle who tutored Sassoon's son George. He developed a friendship with the poet and possessed a number of signed and inscribed Sassoon books. His copy of The Daffodil Murderer was inscribed to him by Sassoon in January 1948, as with the Infantry Officer copy in this set. Oddly, yet intriguingly, the copy of Sherston's Progress here bears the bookplate of Major-General Sir Percy Zachariah Cox (1864-1937) a British Indian Army officer and colonial administrator in the Middle East. During the war Cox served as Chief Political Officer with the Indian Expeditionary Force in the fight against the Ottoman Empire, taking part in the Mesopotamian and Palestinian campaigns. He was promoted to Honorary Major-General in May 1917. At the end of hostilities he was appointed Acting Minister in Tehran, negotiating the Anglo-Persian Agreement. From this point he became a major political agent in the creation of Iraq, acting as High Commissioner of Iraq until 1923. Cox died (from a heart attack while hunting) in February 1937, so it is most likely that this book was dispersed after his death (his only son was killed in the War, 1917), and latterly picked up by Barber, who was in a position to get Sassoon to sign it, and personalise it thus with an original drawing. A highly appealing set.

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        The Gangs of New York

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. 382 p. Illustrated. First edition, first printing. Near fine hardcover in Very Good original jacket that presents better than that. Clean pages. Light wear at edges, bumping to corners, else fine. Jacket verso has clear masking tape layer, slightly trimmed front flap. No fading to spine panel, just a bit of light chipping and rubbing at edges and a few light nicks, price intact ($4.00). Scarce thus.

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        The Works Of Pierre Loti

      30 - London - T. Werner Laurie Ltd. 1928 - A smart collection of works from French novelist and naval officer, in their original unclipped dustwrappers. Uniform Library Edition. Collection includes The Marriage of Loti. (Rarahu) first reprint of the first edition, translated by Clara Bell. India fifth reprint of the first edition, translated from the French by George A. F. Inman, and edited by Robert Harborough Sherard. Egypt. (La Mort de Philae) first edition, translated by W. P. Baines. Madame Prune. (La Troisieme Jeunesse de Madame Prune fourth reprint of the first edition, translated by S. R. C. Plimsoll. The Sahara first reprint of the first edition, translated by Marjorie Laurie. Constantinople. (Aziyade) first edition,translated by Marjorie Laurie. Siam, third edition, translated by W. P. Bains. A Tale of the Pyrenees. (Ramuntcho)first edition, translatedby W. P. Baines. A Tale of Brittany. (Mon Frere Yves) first edition, translated by W. P. Baines. Jerusalem first reprint of the first edition,translated by W. P. Baines. The Iceland Fisherman. (Pecheur D'Islande first edition, translated by W. P. Baines. Morocco. (Au Maroc)third edition, translated by W. P. Baines. Lastly a first edition of the biographical account Pierre Loti, the Romance of a Great Writer by Edmund B. D'Auvergne. Each volume features a coloured frontispiece. At his best Pierre Loti was unquestionably the finest descriptive writer of the day. In the delicate exactitude with which he reproduced the impression given to his own alert nerves by unfamiliar forms, colours, sounds and perfumes, he was without a rival. But he was not satisfied with this exterior charm; he desired to blend with it a moral sensibility of the extremest refinement, at once sensual and ethereal. Many of his best books are long sobs of remorseful memory, so personal, so intimate, that an English reader is amazed to find such depth of feeling compatible with the power of minutely and publicly recording what is felt. Pierre Loti remains, in the mechanism of style and cadence, one of the most original and most perfect French writers of the second half of the 19th century. Thirteen volumes of the original fourteen, with only Japan. (Madame Chrysantheme) absent. With Ramsden bookplates to the front pastedown of each volume. Condition: In original cloth bindings with original unclipped dustwrappers. Externally, dustwrappers are sound, with light chipping to extremities, and fading to the spines. One volume has a repair to the spine. Cloth is smart, with very light rubbing to extremities. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean throughout, aside from some very light off-setting to the endpapers. Overall: NEAR FINE with VERY GOOD INDEEDdustwrappers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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      Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1928 - LIMITED EDITION, number 159A, of 200 copies, signed by Lionel Edwards, top edge gilt, others uncut, 16 colour plates by Lionel Edwards, mounted on card, original green cloth, slightly rubbed Note: This limited edition is usually bound in white vellum. The A may give away that a few extra copies were issued with the limited title page and Edwards's signature. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Old Hall Bookshop, ABA ILAB PBFA BA]
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        Discours prononcés à la Distribution des Prix aux Elèves du Lycée Rouget-de-Lisle le 13 juillet 1928 par M. Jean Lacroix, professeur de philosophie et par M. Emile Monot, professeur de Première [ On joint des notes manuscrites : ] Moralité et Amitié. Etude de M. J. Lacroix. Professeur de Philosophie au Lycée de Lons-le-Saunier, Février 1928 [ On joint : ] Eléments constitutifs de la notion de civilisation. Cours professé à la Semaine Sociale de Versailles (avec envoi de Jean Lacroix) [ On joint : ] Vocation personnelle et Tradition nationale [ On joint : ] Jean Lacroix. Témoignages et documents par un groupe d'amis de Jean Lacroix [ Soit un lot de 5 livres, brochures et documents de ou sur Jean Lacroix ]

      1928 - Discours prononcés à la Distribution des Prix aux Elèves du Lycée Rouget-de-Lisle le 13 juillet 1928 par M. Jean Lacroix, professeur de philosophie et par M. Emile Monot, professeur de Première : 1 brochure in-8, Typographie Lithographie Louis Verpillat, Lons-le-Saunier, 1928, 16 pp., exemplaire dédicacé par Emile Monot à Jean Hugon, "Souvenir affectueux de son maître et ami". Le thème de la conférence de Jean Lacroix est : "De l'utilité de la Philosophie" [ On joint des notes manuscrites : ] Moralité et Amitié. Etude de M. J. Lacroix. Professeur de Philosophie au Lycée de Lons-le-Saunier, Février 1928 : 5 pp. de notes manuscrites, vraisemblablement notes de cours de l'élève Jean Hugon, lycéen de Jean Lacroix au lycée Rouget-de-Lisle durant l'année 1927-1928 [ On joint : ] Eléments constitutifs de la notion de civilisation. Cours professé à la Semaine Sociale de Versailles : 1 brochure in-8, Chronique Sociale de France, Lyon, s.d., 31 pp., avec bandeau postal d'envoi et dédicace de Jean Lacroix "à mon ancien élève Hugon. Amical hommage". [ On joint : ] Vocation personnelle et Tradition nationale : 1 vol. petit in-8 br., Bloud et Gay, 1942, 192 pp. [ On joint : ] Jean Lacroix. Témoignages et documents par un groupe d'amis de Jean Lacroix : 1 vol. in-8 br., Les Cahiers de l'Institut Catholique de Lyon, Numéro Spécial, 1988, 71 pp. Rare et passionnant ensemble de documents relatifs au philosophe Jean Lacroix. On y découvre notamment une rare brochure de Discours de prix datée de 1928, dans laquelle Jean Lacroix (en poste au lycée de Lons-le-Saunier depuis 1927) présente un exposé sur l'utilité de la philosophie, qu'il conclut sur une allusion à Emile Chartier, dit Alain, "l'éminent professeur d'Henri IV". Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        FANNIE HURST. A Biographical Sketch, Critical Appreciation & Bibliography.

      Harper & Brothers Publishers,, New York and London: 1928 - Photographic frontis of Fannie Hurst, by Elzin of N.Y. 4 inserted photographic images of Fannie in text. A 'puff' booklet for Ms Hurst's works, which were quite popular in her day. why herein Broun states LUMMOX more thrilling than Cather's A LOST LADY, and Nathan's PUPPET MASTER. Not having read any of the three, I can't comment on his assessment, but can say the inscription to H.D. comes as no surprise. both authors viewed, in their day, as progressive in terms of feminist & gay rights. "Two peas of the same pod", so to speak. Some modest edgewear. Pamphlet re-sewn. A VG copy in a Nr Fine case. Orange patterned-paper wrappers, with black paper title onlay to front wrapper. Custom orange cloth clamshell case. 8vo. 7-5/8" x 5-1/4". 1st edition. PRESENTATION copy, INSCRIBED from Fannie to "Beautiful Hilda" [Doolittle, aka 'H.D.']. [6], 41, [1] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        All Kneeling

      New York: Harper & Brothers. 1928. First. First edition. Fine in near fine dustwrapper first issue dustwrapper, designed by Paul Venck, with some tiny nicks at the crown and a few slight tears. The story of a young female author from Philadelphia who travels in Bohemian New York circles after her early success. Basis for the 1950 Nicolas Ray-directed movie Born to be Bad which featured Joan Fontaine, Robert Ryan and Zachary Scott. Scarce. .

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        The Bloomsbury Group

      [New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company,, 1928]. Octavo. Original orange boards, black cloth backstrip, titles to upper board in black. A little rubbed, corners worn, small spots to upper board, endpapers toned. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. One of one hundred copies specially bound in orange boards for presentation, this edition also exists in a wrappered issue. One of a very small number of promotional books produced by Harcourt when they took over the US publishing of Virginia Woolf's works. This copy with the bookplate of Francis E. Bliss, who became head of the American Publishing Company in 1880 after the death of his father Elisha Bliss. This firm was then purchased by Harper and Brothers in 1903. This copy was presented to Bliss by an unknown friend, probably a member of the publishing profession. Loosely inserted is a typed card reading, "Dear Mr. Bliss – "The Bloomsbury Group" booklet was only an elaborate publicity spoof, got out by Harcourt, Brace, publishers of Virginia Woolf and Lytton Strachey – only a hundred or so copies were printed. Perhaps they would send you one on request, but anyhow, I am mailing you separately the copy I happened to have…".

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        The Sonnets of Shakespeare

      Robt. Riviere and Son, Ltd., London 1928 - Exquisite leather bound volume of The Sonnets of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare. Printed in London by Charles Whittingham and Griggs at the Chiswik Press, 1928. This copy is bound in full blue leather with five raised bands; title and author labels to spine in red and brown. All page edges are gilt, as are the titles and decoration to the spine and boards. Marbled endpapers with gilt dentelles. VERY GOOD+ copy: nice, tight, bright, clean and square with only very light wear and fading to boards. Highly collectible copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sylvia's Books]
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        Floris Verster: 9 Juni 1861 - 21 Januari 1927. Volledige Geïllustreerde Catalogus van zijn Schilderijen, Waskrijt- en Waterverftekeningen, en Grafisch Werk. SIGNED.

      Utrecht, W. Scherjon, 1928 - Utrecht, W. Scherjon, 1928. Giltlettered cloth-covered boards (hardcover), 32,5 x 26 cms., (2), 134, (4) pp. includ. frontispiece as a portrait, numerous (full-page) illustrations, illustrated oeuvre-catalogue, printed on 'Normaal Papier' of Van Gelder Zonen. Nice copy with the usual slight foxing to edges of covers. Contains a dedication by the author to "Den Heer J.G. Pierik, Utrecht, Als herinnering aan zijn medewerking". From an edition of 150 copies (this copy No 10) signed by the author. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Luiscius Books]
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        Art : Bilan des arts modernes en France. - Structure d'un nouvel esprit.

      Jean Baudry 1928 - - Jean Baudry, Paris 1928, 16x24,5cm, broché. - Edition originale sur papier courant, fausse mention de deuxième édition. Rare envoi de l'auteur à Claude Roger Marx. Riche iconographie. Dos légèrement passé, un infime accroc sans manque affectant les toutes dernières pages, sinon rare et agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Majorcan Houses and Gardens: A Spanish Island in the Mediterranean

      William Helburn, New York 1928 - Sm. elephant folio. xvii,188,[4]pp. Gold-stamped red cloth with gold lettering on spine. Map frontispiece. Title-page vignette. Profusely illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs showing exteriors and interiors of villas de camp, small farmhouses and gardens in Majorca. Includes large scale architectural plans and drawings, as well as 3 full-page reproductions of drawings in color. Contents: Majorcan Houses and Gardens. Houses in the City of Palma. Some age wear, sunning and minor staining on binding. Head and tail of spine chipped. Few pages on bottom right corner slightly creased. Sunning on spine. Hinges starting. Very minor age yellowing to outer edges of interior pages. Binding in good+, interior in very good condition. Extensive work on Majorcan architecture with a total of 188 illustrations. Photographs and drawings by Arthur Byne. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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