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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.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        MORE SHIRE AND PROVINCES

      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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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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. .

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

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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]

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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]

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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]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Complete Works of Qi Baishi: painting (Volume 3)(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) QI BAI SHI QUAN JI : HUI HUA ( DI 3 JUAN )

      hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover Pages. Number: 320 Language: Chinese. One. Qi Baishi Complete Works of sub-carving. painting. sculpture. calligraphy and poetry in five parts. a total of ten volumes. Second. the volume as the peak painting. Income from 1928 to the thirties three hundred and two of the early paintings. works in chronological order. Third. this volume is divided into three parts: an overview of the two plates. three bibliographic notes. Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        SUITE FAMILIERE. Signed / Signée.

      Nouvelle Revue Française, Paris 1928 - Fargue, Léon-Paul. SUITE FAMILIERE. Signée. Paris: Editions de La Nouvelle Revue Française, 1928. In-4°, 33pp., brochés. Editions originale. L'un des 30 exemplaires H.C. [499cc / manuscript correction on page 21] Cette ouvrage est enrichi d'un envoi de l'auteur à Frédéric Lefévre [1889-1949], redacteur - chef des Nouvelles Littéraires. "À Frédéric Lefèvre / Ce petit bouquin à trente, / premiers cahiers d’un régime / où se hérisseront les grands problèmes / Léon-Paul Farque" Trans. "To Frédéric Lefèvre / This little book, first chapters of a regime where great problems will rise up / Léon-Paul Farque". En bon état. TALVERT & PLACE 7A. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Woburn Books

      Elkin Matthews & Marrot, London 1928 - 18 vols. Complete set. Each limited to 500 copies for sale and signed by the author. The authors are, in order, G. K. Chesterton, T. F. Powys, Sheila Kaye-Smith, Martin Armstrong, R. H. Mottram, Stella Benson, D. H. Lawrence, David Garnett, E. F. Benson, Sherwood Anderson, Algernon Blackwood,Henry Williamson, May Sinclair,Christopher Morley, Shane Leslie, Robert Graves, Joseph Hergesheimer, Sylvia Townsend-Warner. The set has absolutely minimal defects to boards or dust wrappers and is probably as good as can be found. Included is a signed, typescript letter on Elkin Matthew's headed paper, dated 5th Dec 1951, from Percy Muir. In it he says that H. V Marrot was responsible for the design of the Woburn Books but cannot supply the name of the actual designer of the device for the colophon. 13 lines in all. Extra postage at cost will be required. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        SPOOK STORIES

      London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd., n.d.. [1928]. Octavo, pp. [1-12] 13-286 [287: printer's imprint] [288: blank] [note: first two leaves of first signature comprise front paste-down and front free endpaper],. original pictorial blue-gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black.. A fine copy. Formerly, August Derleth's copy with his signature dated. 1929 on front free endpaper. (#74255). First edition. Collects twelve stories. Excellent ghost stories juxtaposing nature mysticism with graphic horrors to striking effect; including classics "The Face," "Naboth's Vineyard," and "And No Bird Sings." "A competent, well- handled collection." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 145. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 31-2. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-17. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 30-1. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1433-35 (overview of Benson's horror fiction; pp. 1434-35 critiques "The Face"). Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-16. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 67. Bleiler (1978), p. 21. Reginald 01135.

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        Sawdust And Solitude

      LITTLE AND BROWN, BOSTON 1928 - book in good condition. pages are starting to brown DATE PUBLISHED: 1928 EDITION: 230 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le roman de Tristan et d'Iseult. Renouvelé en français par Pierre Champion.

      Émile-Paul Frères,, Paris, 1928 - Paris, Émile-Paul Frères, 1928. Gr.-8°. (4), 190, (8) S. Orig.-Lederband mit reicher Innen- und Stehkantenvergoldung. Eins von 500 Ex. "sur Velin d'Arches" auf der Presse von Jean-Gabriel Daragnès. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French Orig.-Lederband mit reicher Innen- und Stehkantenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PATROL

      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1928., 1928. First U. S. edition. Presentation inscription by the author on the title page. Fine in a professionally restored dust jacket. The story deals with a British cavalry patrol in the Mesopotamian Desert during World War I. A shot rings out and the leader, an officer, falls dead from his horse. Filmed as THE LOST PATROL in 1934 by John Ford, and starred Victor McLaglen, Boris Karloff, Wallace Ford, Reginald Denny, Alan Hale, and others in the cast. An exceptional copy of a scarce book, and considered rare in the dust jacket.

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        Florida architecture

      - William Helburn, New York City 1928. Introduction by Ida M. Tarbell. Retrato autor. 16 hojas (sin paginar) de texto en ingles+184 páginas de láminas. Cartoné moderno y tela. Guardas decoradas. Buen estado de conservación. 41x32 cm. Ref: 6754 [LS/006754-6754]

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        Die Filmwoche. Hier 6. Jahrgang 1928 in 52 EInzelheften KOMPLETT !

      Berlin, Filmschriften Verlagsgesellschaft, 1928.. . 4°, zusammen 1318 Seiten mit zahlr. Abbildungen, 52 illustr. Originalhefte - teils mit ganz leichten Gebrauchssp. sonst sehr guter Zustand - 1928. a73317

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        A Little Less Than Gods

      Duckworth, London,, 1928. A Romance. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. A superb copy in the lightly tanned dust jacket. First Edition, First Impression. Scarce in this condition.

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        THE SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Text taken from the Cambridge edition

      Robert Riviere and Son Ltd. London. 1928. 8vo. vi,155pp.(7.7 x 6.2 inches). Printed, on hand made paper by F. J. Head & Co, by Charles Whittingham and Griggs (Printers), Ltd at The Chiswick Press. Finely bound, by Bayntun (Riviere), in full crimson calf, spine with raised bands, decorated with chain link gilt lines. Compartments ruled and tooled in gilt. Burgundy morocco label, ruled and lettered in gilt. Both boards with single gilt ruled borders. Front board with large and elaborate central gilt floral design. Board corner edges decorated with gilt piping. Gilt dentelles on inner boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt, the others untrimmed. Slight fading to the spine but overall a very attractive and very good leather binding.

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        Katalog der Sammlung Kippenberg.:

      Leipzig, Insel-Verlag, 1928. - 3 Bde. 4°. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen auf Tafeln und faksimilierten Handschriften. Originalhalbleder mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, (leicht berieben und etwas angestaubt). Zweite erweiterte Ausgabe. - Sarkowski 919A. - Nummer 63 von nur 600 Exemplaren. Wichtiges Standardwerk zur Goetheforschung. Die Sammlung Kippenberg bildete den Grundstock des Düsseldorfer Goethe-Museums. - Komplettes Exemplar mit dem Registerband. - Gering angestaubt.

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        The Silver Tassie. A Tragi-Comedy in Four Acts

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1928. With a Portrait of the Author by Evan Walters. Octavo. Original green boards, tan linen backstrip, paper labels to spine and upper board printed in green, green top-stain. With the dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece. Lower corner bumped, spine very slightly rolled, faint partial tanning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with small chips from the ends of the spine panel and some short closed tears. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author to an unknown recipient on the front free endpaper, "Every woman who dies in childbirth calls a halt to human progress, Sean O'Casey, Febraury 1929".

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        Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball

      G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS, NY 1928 - with 31 illustrations present frontispiece of Babe Ruth, covers rubbed, spine discolored, slight fraying to spine at top/bottom and corners DATE PUBLISHED: 1928 EDITION: FIRST ED 301 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Babe Ruth's Own Book Of Baseball

      PUTNAM, NEW YORK 1928 - Front and back hinge cracked. black lettering to front cover and on spine. Spine discoloring. Pages browning. Black and white frontispiece, rubbing and wear to corners and edges, spine cover bumped. with 31 illustrations DATE PUBLISHED: 1928 EDITION: SECOND ED 301 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        IXe Olympiade: Holland en de Olympische Spelen 1928 te Amsterdam

      Engers & Faber, Amsterdam 1928 - Small octavo. 80pp. Original wrappers illustrated by Peter Lutz. Official guide to the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Olympics profusely illustrated with three maps, numerous b/w photographic reproductions showing Dutch and foreign athletes, as well as views of the city of Amsterdam. Some of the most renown athletes featured in this work are: swimmer Johnny Weismuller (USA), sprinter Houben (Germany), tennisman Cochet (France), runner Nurmi (Finland), etc. There were numerous highlights that took place in the Summer Olympics of 1928. The Olympic Flame was lit for the very first time during the opening ceremony. The Parade of the Nations began with Greece and finished with the country hosting the Olympics, for the first time, giving birth to a tradition which is followed even today. For the first time, athletic events took place on a 400 m long track, which would later go on to become a standard. The Amsterdam Olympics were the first Olympics which were named "Summer Olympic Games." It also witnessed Coca-Cola becoming the first ever sponsor of the games. Text in Dutch. Wrappers and interior in overall very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE ENORMOUS ROOM. With and introduction by Robert Graves

      Jonathan Cape. London. 1928. FIRST U. K. EDITION. 8vo. (8.3 x 5.6 inches). Some foxing to the half title page otherwise a bright, clean copy. Finely bound in recent full red morocco, spine with five raised bands, gilt. Compartments with gilt lettering and decorative centre pieces. Single ruled gilt ruled border to boards. Top edge gilt. A fine copy.

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        Git le Cœur [Coeur]

      Paris: Black Sun Press. 1928. First. First edition. Quarto. Printed wrappers. A little offsetting on the front wrap, and light wear to the spine ends, near fine. Love poems by Lymington (later Earl of Portsmouth) and an intimate friend of publisher Caresse Crosby. Copy number 194 of 200 numbered copies printed on Hollande Van Gelder Zonen. This copy Signed by the author, and with corrections in his hand. Additionally laid in is an Autograph Letter Signed from Lymington to English Prime Minister Ramsey MacDonald, presenting the volume. .

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        Lou libre de l'amour

      Les bibliophiles de Provence, Marseille 1928 - Petit in-4 de 157pp. Demi-chagrin bleu nuit à coins ; doubles-filets dorés délimitant le mors et les coins. Dos à 4 nerfs ornés de pointillés ; filets, fer, titre et auteur dorés. Epidermures en mors. Couverture d'origine conservée. Tirage limité à 125 exemplaires sur Vergé de Hollande : un des 25 exemplaires de collaborateur marqué F. Orné d'un frontispice en deux états et de 25 compositions d'Etiennette Gilles aquarellées à la main par l'artiste. Texte en provençal dans la premier partie de l'ouvrage et traduction à la suite. Relié à la suite le feuillet de souscription. Rousseurs en gardes blanches et code timbré. Intérieur très frais. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        K.A.M. JUBILEE BOOK 1847-1927

      1928 - Publishers cloth. 8vo. 183 pages. 24 cm. First edition. Bound in black cloth with gilt lettering, includes pastedown photograph of the new temple of the congregation. Includes multiple essays on the history of the oldest congregation in Chicago, illustrations and advertisements throughout. "Kehillat Anshe Ma'arab, the first Jewish congregation, was established Nov. 3, 1847, when a constitution was adopted and signed by fourteen members. Morris L. Leopold, a young man of twenty-six, born in Laubheim, Württemberg, was elected president. The Jewish Burial-Ground Society turned over to the congregation all its property, including the cemetery, and dissolved. Kehillat Anshe Ma'arab held its first regular service in a private room on the second floor of a building on the southwest corner of Lake and Wells streets, and in 1849 leased a lot on Clark street, between Adams and Quincy streets where the post-office now stands) , on which it erected a frame synagogue. In 1853 this congregation established a day-school, where Hebrew was taught in addition to the regular common-school curriculum. This school was in operation for twenty years. In 1856 a new cemetery on Green Bay road (now North Clark street) and Belmont avenue was purchased. In 1857 the old burial-ground, having been included in the city extensions, had to be abandoned. In 1882 the ground was sold to the park commissioners, and it is now merged in Lincoln Park. On the date of the closing of the old burial-ground (June 11, 1857) the first interment in the new cemetery took place. In 1868 the congregation purchased the northwest corner of Wabash avenue and Peck court, with the church standing upon it. The latter was converted into a synagogue. In the great fire of 1871 the synagogue escaped destruction, but all the records, which had been placed by Joseph Pollak, the secretary of the congregation, and at that time clerk of Cook county, in a vault of the court-house, were lost. In 1873 Dr. Merzbacher's prayer-book was adopted. An organ, choir, and family pews had been introduced several years before. In the fire of1874, Kehillat Anshe Ma'arab lost the synagogue on Wabash avenue, and in December of that year it purchased the church and site on the corner of Indiana avenue and Twenty-sixth street. The church was converted into a synagogue, and the property on Wabash avenue and Peck court was sold. In 1888 Jacob Rosenberg, then vice-president, presented to the congregation twenty acres of land in the town of Jefferson, to be used as a burial-ground. This is now called . ’Mount Ma'arab Cemetery. ’ The bodies in the North Clark street cemetery were transferred to Mount Ma'arab, and the vacated property was sold. The latter is now completely built over, and all traces of the former cemetery have vanished. In 1889 Kehillat Anshe Ma'arab found that most of its members had moved farther south. The location of the synagogue being, therefore, no longer convenient for the majority, a plot on the southeast corner of Indiana avenue and Thirty-third street was purchased, and the temple now in use was erected. The latter has a seating capacity of 1, 500 persons. The membership is 175. In 1902 the Einhorn ritual, in the English version, was adopted. " (1906 Jewish Encyclopedia) Subjects: Synagogues - United States - Chicago - History. OCLC lists three copies (HUC, Abraham Lincoln Libr, Detroit Univ) . Light wear to cloth, otherwise fine. Great condition. A beautiful copy. (AMR-42-2) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A manual of the Turanians and Pan-Turanianism.

      n.p. November 1928 - First edition. 8vo., 256pp, large folding map in pocket, original blue cloth gilt, spine and top of covers faded. Provenance: Provenance: Royal Artillery Institution (bookplate). "For official use only. This book is the property of H. M. Government. Its contents are not to be communicated either directly or indirectly to the Press, or to any person not holding an official position in H. M. Services." The print run of this publication would have been very small. An important survey of the various Turkish populations in the Near East and Central Asia, occasioned by the rise of Pan-Turanianism, i.e. a pan-Turkish movement aimed at a union of all Turkish populations and the expulsion from Turkey of foreign elements and the establishment of a civilisation based entirely on old Turkish traditions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Village Are You Ready Yet Not Yet; a play in four acts

      Éditions de la Galerie Simon, Paris, 1928 - Lithographs by Elie Lascaux Of an edition of 102 numbered copies, this is one of 90 on Vergé d’Arches, signed by the author and the artist 4to Fine, unblemished copy in original outer glassine protective wrapper Wilson & Uphill A11a [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La Geographie Commentee par Jos. Hemard et Illustree par lui

      Paris: Javal et Bourdeaux. 1928. First. Tall octavo. Very nicely rebound with original wrappers bound in full light blue morocco gilt, with red and brown inset design. Spine slightly toned and with a handsome engraved bookplate, else about fine. Housed in a custom cloth clamshell box with leather spine label gilt. One of 600 copies on Lafuma paper, from a total edition of 790. Illustrated with numerous colored images by the author, largely of an erotic nature - the geography of the female body seemed to be the true subject of the book. .

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        Affidavit of records set by Harry R. Gunn during The Great American Foot Race in 1928

      - Legal-size partially typed document (approximately 13" x 8.5"). A couple of old folds, modest age-toning, in an old frame (and easily removable), very good. The document attests to eight records set by Harry R. Gunn during the cross country race, and is Signed by officials of the race including the race's promoter, the well-known huckster C.C. ("Cash and Carry") Pyle, head referee of the event and football legend Red Grange (Cash was responsible for Grange leaving college to play pro football), and several others: race judge and tractor engine manufacturer Charles Walter Hart, race judge Hugo Quist (sports promoter and Sonja Henie's manager and trainer), "Head Checker" and professional football player, Ted Bucklin, as well as three wire service correspondents who were covering the race, and is notarized by a New York notary public. The Race was a promotion, similar in some aspects to a dance marathon, featuring 68 walkers who traversed the country from Los Angeles to New York, the winner, a 19-year-old Cherokee Indian, Andy Payne, received $25,000. Gunn, the son of a wealthy Los Angeles business man, finished 28th. However his father had made substantial bets that he would finish the race, and presumably this affidavit was a necessity for him in collecting. Gunn was one of the runners featured in the interesting documentary film of the event *The Great American Race* made in 2002. An interesting and tangible artifact of an interesting footnote in American popular culture. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        CANTICO (1919-1928).

      - Madrid, Revista de Occidente, 1928, 1ª edición, 15x21, 171 pp. Encuadernado en plena piel con nervios y tejuelos, hierros en lomera y en los planos, ruedas en seco y dorado en los planos, conserva cubierta original. (35444).

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        Cántico.

      - M., Revista de Occidente, 1928, 20,5 x 14,5 cm., rústica original con estuche en hol. piel con nervios y puntas, 171 págs. (Buen ejemplar en 1ª edición). POESÍAS

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        The Siamese Cat

      New York: Brentano's, 1928 - A brilliant artist whose work displays the influence of Vorticism, surrealism, and the African art he started collecting in the 1920s, Leon Underwood (1890-1975), wrote several books, including a slim collection of verse, ANIMALIA (1926), a pamphlet on aesthetic theory in refutation of Herbert Read, and several monographs on primitive art. This, his only novel, is far and away his best work: an enchanting tale stunningly illustrated with complexly styled woodcuts. Published in an edition of only 2, 500 copies. A fine copy in a fine, bright copy of the rare dustwrapper, which has a short tear to the top of the rear panel. A beautiful volume. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Peronnik the Fool

      Hours Press, Chapelle-Reanville, Eure 1928 - One of 200 copies numbered [#189] and signed by the author, bound in blue cloth with gilt decorations. First of the revised edition, the second publication from Hours Press, and the first for sale. This copy bears the ownership signature of Lady Maud (Emerald) Cunard, who was Nancy Cunard's mother. With a slip of paper laid in signed in in "Lady Emerald Cunard, 7 Grovsenor Sq. W1". There are also corrections to the text throughout, mostly to the margins, many changing punctuation, but some changing words, in one place inserting five words. Some light shelfwear to the cloth and some slight browning to the spine, otherwise fine. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Amateur Crime

      Doubleday, Doran and Co. Garden City, New York 1928 - First Edition. Extremely scarce Hubin listed mystery by this author best known for his works written under the name Anthony Berkeley, which include, The Poisoned Chocolates Case and Malice Aforethought. Very Good to Near Fine, in nearly Very Good dustjacket, shallow chips to spine ends and top edge, half dollar sized chip at lower front panel, modest darkening to spine, inch closed tear at top rear panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La matinée libertine, ou, les moments bien employés

      Paris: [EUREDIF], 1928. First edition with these illustrations, no. 168 of 175 copies on "Vélin à la form", from a total edition of 196 copies. Square 8vo. Profusely illustrated with hand-colored dry point etchings and hand-colored vignette shoulder illustrations in the text, by Jean Gilles Legendre. 118 pp. Full red morocco, by WOOD, raised bands, gilt-lettered spine, t.e.g. Small spot on upper cover, else fine. With an erotic morocco ex-libris on front pastedown. With the erotic green morocco large bookplate of Vyvyan Holland, son of Oscar Wilde. Slipcase. Barbier VI 83; Gay III, 79 . Lovely copy of this erotic classic, also attributed to Mérard Saint Juste, which first appeared in 1787. Exquisitely colored and beautifully bound

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        The Hardy Boys: The Missing Chums

      Grosset & Dunlap 1928 - Published in New York by Grosset & Dunlap in 1928. Year on copyright page is 1928. Newly recognized first state, indicated by Tom Swift titles 1-29 as the third advertisement after ¿This Isn¿t All!¿ Formerly 1928C-3, now 1928A-1 according to the Carpentieri Bibliography. Book very good, front free endpaper completely detached but reattached by previous owner with clear adhesive tape, also previous owner¿s inscription on the front free endpaper. No DJ. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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