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        The Man Who Knew Coolidge

      NY: Harcourt Brace. (1928). Lewis' novel of Lowell Schmaltz, "friend of Babbitt and constructive citizen." One-third of the story was first published in "that volcanic magazine, The American Mercury." The Man Who Knew Coolidge is one of Lewis' lesser known titles but followed on the heels of some of his greatest successes. In the 1920s, he published Main Street, which his biographer called "the most sensational event in twentieth-century American publishing history" to that point, followed by Babbitt in 1922, Arrowsmith in 1925, and Elmer Gantry in 1927. Babbitt was awarded the Pulitzer Prize but Lewis declined the honor. In 1929, Lewis published Dodsworth, and in 1930 he became the first American writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Fine in a fine dust jacket; a beautiful copy of one of the books that laid the foundation for his Nobel award. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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      DIDOT BOTTIN 1928 - RO30053190: 3094 pages. Tampon sur la tranche du haut et du bas. Contient : Avis, calendrier, sommaire des 5 volumes, liste de MM les sénateurs et de mm. les députés par départements, atlas complet, table géographique des départements, de l'algérie, des colonies et protectorats français, villes décorées, professions de la France, de l'Algérie, des colonies et protectorats français. In-8 Relié toilé. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Mors fendus. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 0-GENERALITES [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cressida: No Mystery.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1928 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled,cloth faintly rubbed at ends of spine. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with fading of the spine panel and edges and some small chips from the head of the spine panel repaired with tape on the verso. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "'The past is death's, the future is their own' Shelley. A favourite quotation of Marie Belloc Lowndes. August 19, 1928". Uncommon, particularly in the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Beau Ideal

      London; John Murray; 1928; - First edition; Book is fine, third in the Beau Geste trilogy, with a charming, unobtrusive school bookplate behind the front flap on pastedown; the dust jacket is VG+, light sunning to spine and a few small nicks at the corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BEAU IDEAL

      John Murray.London.,1928. FIRST EDITION.Original red cloth,titles to upper board and spine in gilt.With the scarce original pictorial dustjacket.Spine very slightly dull but still overall an excellent copy in the nicked dustjacket which is missing a few tiny pieces.A really nice copy of one of the earlier Foreign Legion novels:

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        Beau Ideal

      London, John Murray,, 1928. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt. With the pictorial dust jacket. Spine very slightly dull but an excellent copy in the nicked dust jacket missing a few tiny pieces. First Edition, First Impression. A really nice copy of one of the earlier Foreign Legion novels.

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        BEAU IDEAL.

      John Murray.London.,1928 - FIRST EDITION.Original red cloth,titles to upper board and spine in gilt.With the scarce original pictorial dustjacket.Spine very slightly dull but still overall an excellent copy in the nicked dustjacket which is missing a few tiny pieces.A really nice copy of one of the earlier Foreign Legion novels: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Show Girl

      New York: Simon and Schuster. (1928). First. First edition. Boards a bit bowed, spine lettering rubbed and faded, a sound, about very good copy lacking the dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to director and actor Erich von Stroheim with von Stroheim's bookplate: "To my very good friend 'Von'. Piously, J.P. McEvoy. Jan. 29 - '29 [with a sketch of a person]." The first of McEvoy's novels to feature Dixie Dugan, a Brooklyn-born showgirl who conquers Broadway and Hollywood. Dixie Dugan, based on the life and appearance of Louise Brooks, was the central character in several films including the Alfred Santell-directed Show Girl (1928) with Alice White and Donald Reed; Mervyn Leroy's 1930 Show Girl in Hollywood with White and Jack Mulhall; Le Masque d'Hollywood (1931) directed by Clarence Badger and John Daumery; and Dixie Dugan (1943) directed by Otto Brower. McEvoy is also known for his plays and novels which were adapted into films for W.C. Fields including It's the Old Army Game (1926), The Potters (1927), The Old Fashioned Way (1934), You're Telling Me! (1934), and It's a Gift (1934). Von Stroheim began his career as an actor (invariably playing Teutonic terrors and billed as "The Man You Love to Hate"), then directed several key silent films (Greed, Foolish Wives, etc.) before his legendary extravagance forced him to return to acting in the sound era, with notable roles in Grand Illusion, Sunset Boulevard, and several other films. A wonderful association. .

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        Orville Wright thanks Rev. Lookabill of Dayton for his recent letter and <I>?kindly sentiment?</I> undoubtedly supporting his decision to send the Wright Flyer to London?s Science Museum instead of the Smithsonian

      Typed Letter Signed ?Orville Wright,? one page, 7? x 10?. Dayton, Ohio, February 23, 1928. On his personal stationery. To Rev. H. Randel Lookabill, Dayton, Ohio. Light rectangular toning from newspaper article placed on top of letter and from mounting remnants at blank left edge. Fine condition.In full, ?I thank you for your letter of recent date, and for the kindly sentiment expressed in it.? Included is the original postmarked envelope, return address matching the letterhead, with plastic tape stains at its perimeter. In 1910, the Smithsonian had asked the Wright Brothers to send a machine for exhibit. They offered the 1903 Wright Flyer which had made the first successful flight. In reply, the museum hinted that they would rather have a machine of a vintage of about 1908. Orville Wright believed they wanted a later model because they already had Samuel P. Langley?s 1903 machine which they described as ?the first heavier-than-air machine.? Langley served as Secretary,

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        Toussaint L&#39;Ouverture: A Dramatic History

      Boston: Christopher Publishing House. 1928. First. First edition. Owner&#39;s stamp of African-American broadcaster and jazz archivist Harrison A. Ridley, Jr. repeated on the preliminary leaves, numbers on the bottom page edges (as was Ridley&#39;s custom), else near fine in a handsome, very near fine dustwrapper. A play based on the liberator of Haiti by Hill, a noted African-American educator. Very scarce in jacket. .

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        Cowboy Stuff

      G P Putnam, 1928. Book. Illus. by Henry Ziegler. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Limited. Oversized hardcover, no DJ. Very good condition, board edges bumped and some color removed, back boards have some soiling, pages toning, text and illustrations are clear and bright. Brown paper covered boards, title block pasted to front cover, 49 illustration plates, 49 poems, untrimmed pages. Author&#39;s Autograph Edition, limited edition of 500 numbered copies (this is number 131), signed by author, illustrator, and the publisher. Additional items with this copy: Signed letter from FWL, dated January 9, 1928, on water-makred American Surety Company stationary to a Mr. Herman J. Foleke of Oklahoma City asking him to subscribe to the publication of this book and stating that the Putnams will be remitting the proceeds to Lincoln Memorial University; a carbon copy of the reply to FWL dated January 13th, unsigned, but almost certainly from HJR stating he will "receive much pleasure" from the book and also stating some of his recollections of cowboys from when he first came to Oklahoma in 1900; signed note of FWL personal stationary, dated January 17, 1928 to HJR thanking him for subscribing to the book and also commenting "I have read your letter with real pleasure" handwritten on the otherwise typed note; "Excerpts from Publisher&#39;s Forward" by George Haven Putnam; "Excerpts from Introduction" by Chancellor John Wesley Hill (Lincoln Memorial University, Cumberland Gap, Tennessee). This book is item number 1295 in Adam&#39;s Rampaging Herd, with the comment "Although it is against my policy to poetry in this work, the above item is such a collector&#39;s item that it deserves a space here.".

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        The Autobiography of Edward Lord Herbert of Cherbury with an Introduction By CH Hereford

      Newtown, Montgomeryshire: Gregynog Press, 1928 Bound in brown buckram with the Herbert arms blocked in gilt on upper cover. Spine gilt titling, edges lightly bumped and worn. Internally, no inscriptions, on Batchelor hand made paper, 9 wood engravings by HW Bray, [vi], vii-xv, [3], 93 pp, [3], printed by Robert Ashwin Maynard, completed in March 10th 1928, an edition limited to just 275 normal and 25 special copies. Harrop 10.Herbert, Edward, first Baron Herbert of Cherbury and first Baron Herbert of Castle Island (1582?–1648), diplomat and philosopher.

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      (BLOSSFELDT, KARL). Blossfeldt, Karl. Edited, and with a Foreword by Karl Nierendorf. URFORMEN DER KUNST: PHOTOGRAPHISCHE PFLANZENBILDER VON PROFESSOR KARL BLOSSFELDT. Berlin: Verlag Ernst Wasmuth, A.G., 1928. First Edition. Small Folio. Linen Over Boards With Gilt. Photography Monograph. Very Good -/No Jacket. 120 gravure illustrations. Text in German. In a protective clear acetate dust wrapper. Perhaps the most sought after book of photographic images from the plant world, the elegant gravure plates from Karl Blossfeldt&#39;s "Urformen Der Kunst" matted and framed have become de rigeur decoration for the walls of many a contemporary interior. As a result, complete copies of the desirable late twenties editions - printed on the recto only of the heavy stock - have become increasingly scarce and sought-after. This example of the first printing of the 1928 Verlag Ernst Wasmuth edition (cited on page 96 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger&#39;s "The Photobook: A History Volume I", pages 66-67 of The Hasselblad Center&#39;s "The Open Book", and pages 48-49 of "The Book of 101 Books") is lacking its dust jacket, but is a lovely, most presentable copy whose front cover gilt lettering and ornament are still bright. There are slight smudges to the green cloth at both the heel and crown of the spine but otherwise the boards appear fresh and nice. The top edge shows a bit of light soiling and a couple of tiny brown spots, with the rest of the binding and textblock tight and clean, the plates exceptionally handsome and unmarred. There is a bit of a start to the front hinge as well as a previous owner&#39;s name and date (March &#39;29) in ink on the inside of the front board, but all in all this is an unusually nice copy of a stellar book. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 018284&

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        THE WAY THE WORLD IS GOING. Guesses & forecasts of the next few years. Signed.

      Ernest Benn, 1928., London - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Grandeur et Suprématie de Péking

      Pékin, Imprimerie des Lazaristes du Pé-t'ang, 1928. - 1 volume in-folio, XVI-607-3 pp., reliure moderne plein cuir tabac, couvertures illustrées conservées, richement illustré: 560 gravures sur bois, par les meilleurs artistes de la Capitale, 140 similigravures, la plupart inédites, 10 gravures sur bois hors texte, un plan comparé de Péking à travers les âges, 30 grandes lettrines à ramages, petites lettrines aux monuments de Péking, 220 zincographies de l'art antique. Ouvrage en excellent état. Edition limitée à 1000 exemplaires numérotés (No 465). La première partie de l'ouvrage est historique, la seconde partie descriptive des moeurs de la Chine. Cette oeuvre reprend le schéma et les gravures du célèbre Péking du Père Favier, paru en 1897 aux presses de l'Imprimerie des Lazaristes du Pé-t'ang.

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      - PARIS Sans Nom 1928 . Reliure demi chagrin à coins vert vif , dos à 4 nerfs , tranche dorée , non rogné . Cuir très décoloré sur le dos et les mors . IN 4 de 238 pp orné de 20 illustrations couleurs très libres de André COLLOT . Tirage à 331 exemplaires , celui - ci sur Vélin BFK de Rives . 19 X 24 CM . EXEMPLAIRE UNIQUE DE L ' ARTISTE QUI A COLORIE TOUTES LES ILLUSTRATIONS A LA MAIN , AVEC UNE SUITE EN NOIR DE TOUTES LES ILLUSTRATIONS ET 18 EPREUVES D ' ARTISTE AVEC LES REMARQUES AU CRAYON , DONT 3 EPREUVES SUR JAPON NACRE . EN FRONTISPICE DEUX AQUARELLES ORIGINALES A PLEINE PAGE , COLORIEES ET SIGNEES PAR COLLOT . CURIOSA . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Drums by James Boyd

      Charles Scribner's Sons, NY 1928 - 409 pages. 24 x 18.5 m. Fourteen full-page color plates, forty-seven pen drawings. Limited edition, copy 380 of 500 [of 535 total], signed by N.C. Wyeth and James Boyd. Seven pages of letters in facsimile between Wyeth and Bond. Brilliant copy, gilt lettered spine, color pictorial endpapers. Orig. publisher's orange cloth, front cover full-color pictorial label. Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      1928. Pencil drawing, mounted. Incribed &#39;To my good friend Roy Davies&#39;.

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        The Royal Family

      Garden City: Doubleday Doran. 1928. First. First edition. Full morocco gilt. Professionally rebacked, edgewear, a good copy. Kaufman&#39;s own copy in a publisher&#39;s presentation binding, with his initials on gilt on the spine. Scarce play collaboration by two Algonquin Round table members. Bookplate from a distinguished collection laid in. .

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        History Of Beautiful Palm Beach

      J. WADSWORTH TRAVERS 1928 - Mylar protective cover. BOARDS: title in dark green and orange print; cluster of four oranges; name of the author in fading gilt also on the front cover; mild to moderate discoloration especially to the back board; sun-faded spine; rubs; corner bumps/light fraying; soil marks. INTERIOR: pages tanned; black printing ink smudge on page 139, black and white frontispiece of J. Wadsworth Travers. The Palm Beach Press listed on one of the back free end papers. Black and white photographs throughout. Soil mark to the top page edges. EXCERPT FROM THE PREFACE: "In 1902 he went to Nevada and became the author of "Tonopah; Past, Present and Future." He became the editor of the "Tonopah Daily Bonanza" and drove the I. W. W.'s out of Tonopah. Later with Henry Bartlett, brother of Congressman Bartlett, Mr. Travers established the "Round Mountain Nugget" at Round Mountain, Nevada, where a badger in digging a hole, had uncovered a "slab" of gold, resulting in the founding of the town. Since those days of long ago, he has published other newspapers and books, "ran" for mayor of his home town (receiving the highest vote and defeating three other candidates) and served nearly four years as postmaster, resigning to come to Florida. Mr. Travers and his devoted helpmate, his inspiration, will celebrate their silver wedding-God willing-next October. We trust that this little volume will prove interesting to the lovers of Beautiful Palm Beach, our adopted home." EXCERPT FROM HISTORY OF BEAUTIFUL PALM BEACH SECTION: "What a world of meaning in those words. Beautiful Palm Beach-a paradise even as a rough unpolished gem in a tropical setting, in the days of long ago. It was called Lake Worth at that period."It was in 1867 that Palm Beach had its beginning. At that time, the entire section from the head of the lake to Boynton, was called Lake Worth, though the Indians called it Hypoluxo. The lake itself was a body of fresh water then and had been given its name in honor of Brigadier-General Wm. Jenkins Worth, of Hudson, N. Y., by soldiers who had come here to round up Indians and transfer them to Tennessee and Indian Territory. Fort Worth, Texas, also was named in honor of Gen. Worth." DATE PUBLISHED: 1928 EDITION: 146 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      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. 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. A fine copy. Formerly, August Derleth's copy with his signature dated 1929 on front free endpaper. (#74255) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Pictorial Souvenir and History of the Second Battalion The Gloucestershire Regt. Jhansi, India, 1928

      Published by C. R. Jessop & Co 1928 - , [2], 11 pages of text, followed by 42 black & white photographs mounted on grey card, with printed titles below, these include Lieut. Beasley on horseback, The Officers of the Battalion, The Officers' Mess Plate, The Battalion Band, The Employed Platoon, The Machine-Gunners, Platoon Nos. 1-16, The Battalion Football, rugby, cricket, and boxing teams, and more, plus 13 loose photographs, First Edition , the album is slightly bowed, a little rubbed at edges of covers, small tear at lower rear spine edge, light spotting to text pages, the mounted photographs are nice and clean, some of the loose photographs are a little creased, in good condition , green cloth with gilt regimental crest on the front oblong, 39 x 28 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoires Extraordinaires et Nouvelles histoires Extraordinaires

      - 2 fort volumes in 4°, broché, couverture rempliée, 296 et 319 pages, édition illustrée de 150 eaux-fortes à la manière noire de Carlo Farnetti, dont 58 hors texte. Un des 200 exemplaires numérotés sur papier vélin de Rives. Kra, Paris, 1928

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        My Hunting Sketch Book. Volume I [and II]. Written and Illustrated by.

      London 1930 1928 - Two volumes, first volume first reprint, second volume first edition, 4to, (xiv, 30; xvi, 42) pp, with 15 and 12 coloured plates respectively plus 14 black and white illustrations in the second volume. Cloth, d.w.&#146;s, some light marks, loss to spine ends otherwise very good.

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        XXth Century Stage Decoration

      London: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928 - Hard Cover. Jacket: No Slipcase. First Edition. Signed by Author Samuel Hume. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Two Volume set. Includes copy of plates in special pocket of Vol 1. Volume 1 signed by Hume, VG+ with sunned page edges. Volume two is near fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Konvolut aus 28 Tuschezeichnungen, darstellend Entwürfe für zwei unterschiedliche Kalender (22), Jäger (1), Zille mit singender "Besatzung" (1), Neusiedler See (3) und das Duschlhaus in Salzburg (1).

      [Salzburg], 1928 - [Salzburg], o. J. [um 1928]. Die meisten Blätter signiert bzw. monogrammiert sowie mit eghd. Bleistift-Anm. und Notizen. Die Masse sind zwischen 17 x 24 und 17 x 36 cm. Das Duschlhaus, Salzburg ist ca. 15,5 x 10 cm. - Kl. Befestigungslöcher entlang der Ränder, angestaubt, etw. fleckig, kl. Randläsuren, ein kl. Eckabriß. - Beiliegend eine Ansichtskarte "Salzburg - Festungsgasse" der Fa. Swatschek, welches das Wohnunghaus Seidls zeigt. Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Paradoxes of Legal Science

      Columbia University Press, New York 1928 - Original cloth, a very good copy in an unclipped, just-chipped dustjacket, inscribed by Cardozo ("Benjamin N Cardozo") in ink on the front blank First edition of one of Cardozo's three major works which, in their totality, Judge Posner has recently characterized as "the fullest statement of a jurisprudence of pragmatism that we possess" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Selwyn & Blount (1928) Ltd., n.d.. [1929]. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 11-288 [note: first two leaves are blanks used as front endpaper and paste-down],. original red boards, front and spine panels stamped in black.. Hairline crack along inner front hinge, pulpy paper stock tanned,. else fine copy in nearly fine pictorial first printing dust jacket. with light wear at tail of spine panel, minute chip from bottom edge. of front panel, and several short closed tears at edges. The jacket. is rare in this condition. (#108357). First edition, first printing listing five titles in the "Not at Night" series on recto of half title leaf. Collects twenty stories by H. Warner Munn, Arthur J. Burks and others, some of which were first published in WEIRD TALES. Includes the first book appearance of "Pickman&#39;s Model" by H. P. Lovecraft and "The Tenant" by August Derleth. Fifth volume in the important "Not at Night" anthology series. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-195. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1591. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-298. Bleiler (1978), p. 192. Reginald 14078.

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        COMME LE VENT.

      - Paris, Éditions des cahiers libres, 1928, 15x19. Broché, sous couverture repliée illustrée. Édition originale tirée à 1230 exemplaire, celui-ci est l'un des trentes exemplaires sur Japon (seul papier avec 1200 Lafuma). Illustré d'un frontispice de Hoffmeister. Très bel exemplaire, en bon état. Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Qabbalistic and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy: Being an Interpretation of the Secret Teachings Concealed within the Rituals, Allegories and Mysteries of All Ages

      San Francisco: H.S. Crocker Company. 1928. Theosophical edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Theosophical edition, 1928, hardcover with cloth backed boards, folio, 245pp., illustrated with color plates and b&w illustrations. Book VG with edgewear, rubbing and toning to boards and spine, title band rubbed almost completely off, binding tight, text unmarked but with some mild off- setting where dried plants were laid in, otherwise some toning. No DJ. THIS LARGE, HEAVY BOOK WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING FEES. See photos.

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      London: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.,. 1928. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vi] vii [viii] 1-228 [229: printer&#39;s imprint] [230: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank],. original green-and-yellow variegated cloth, front and spine panels stamped in blind, top edge stained green and light brown.. Bookplate on front paste-down partially (and a bit roughly) removed,. otherwise a fine copy. (#75408). First edition, British issue. Collects fourteen stories. The author&#39;s second and scarcest collection of weird tales, preceded by MIDNIGHT HOUSE (1910). "Good stories." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 767. Ashley, Who&#39;s Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 88-9. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 193-94. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4- 114. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-81. See Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1532-35. Bleiler (1978), p. 95. Reginald 06885.

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        Vot tak Kiski. [The Cats].

      Gos. Izdatelstvo Moskva 1928 - Small 4to (13.4 x 17.1 cm). 8 pp. with 3 full-page illustrations and 2 in text; inscribed in green ink to first paper. Publisher's printed yellow wrappers, upper wrapper lettered and decorated in black, white and blue, lower wrapper lettered and with publisher's trademark; inscribed in green ink to upper wrapper, a bit soiled. Sofia Fedorchenko, having been a volunteer nurse during the Imperialistic War, started writing stories and tales for children from 1924. Her popular work mainly involves animals, as in the present and representative example. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Being C.H. Tawney's Translation of Somadeva's Katha Sarit Sagara (or Ocean of Streams of Story). Now edited with introduction, fresh explanatory notes and terminal essay by N.M. Penzer. 10 vols. (complete).

      1924-1928 - London: Privately printed for Subscribers only, 1924-1928. 4to. Or. full black buckram. Gilt. Spines gilt. T.e.g. other edges uncut. Limited/numbered edition. Title-pages printed in red/black ink. Fine. NOTE: An extensive bibliography in Vol.9.

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        Needlework Through the Ages: A Short Survey of Its Development in Decorative Art, With Particular Regard to Its Inspirational Relationship with Other Methods of Craftmanship

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1928 - Deluxe edition[?], bound in one quarter vellum with olive cloth to boards; gilt decorations to front board and to spine; blue and gilt stripes to vellum. Top edge gilt. Full colour frontispiece, 7 colour plates; 96 black and white plates. Modest browning to vellum, upper outside corners very lightly bumped. Fore edges of endpages and pastedowns browned. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Rawdon's Roof & 17 other titles. (The Woburn Books: 1928-1929).

      London: Elkin Mathews & Marrot, 1928-29. 18 volumes, each signed. - [Colophon from Number one]: Five hundred and thirty numbered copies of this story have been set by hand in Imprint Shadow [type], and printed by Robert MacLehose & Co. Ltd., at the University Press, Glasgow, of which Nos. 1-500 only are for sale and Nos. 501-530 for presentation. This is copy No. 142 [signed] GK Chesterton". Details of the type faces, and hand-numbering, vary in the colophons. 18 separate volumes; each measuring, approximately: 5 7/8 in. x 8 in., each bound in decorative paper-covered boards, with design (signed: J.G.P. '28), repeated on front & back covers, and on the dustjacket front & back panels; similar, decorated endpapers; boards & dustjackets are in various pastel shades of colored papers. A few dustjacket spines show age-related tanning, chipping to top-edge of dustjackets (see list, below). Each volume is signed by its author. Scan shows the spine & front cover of D. H. Lawrence's "Rawdon's Roof", and a few sample spines of other volumes. Sold as an 18 volume set only. Weight: 7 lbs. Postage is extra on this set. List of titles: Published in 1928: 1. The Sword of Wood. G. K. Chesterton, 25 pp.; 2. The Dewpond. T. F. Powys, 29 pp.; 3. A Wedding Morn. Sheila Kaye-Smith, 50 pp.; 4. Portrait of the Misses Harlowe. Martin Armstrong, 26 pp. (small split to back panel, lower edge of dustjacket); 5. The Apple Disdained. R. H. Mottram, 30 pp.; 6. The Man Who Missed the Bus, 31 pp. (chip to upper end of dustjacket); 7. Rawdon&#146;s Roof. D. H. Lawrence, 32 pp. ; 8. The Old Dovecote. David Garnett, 27 pp. Published in 1929: 9. The Male Impersonator. E. F. Benson, 28 pp. (has 2 in. strip of paper torn off along back panel, upper edge of dustjacket); 10. Alice and The Lost Novel. Sherwood Anderson, 27 pp.; 11. Full Circle. Algernon Blackwood, 22 pp.; 12. The Linhay on the Downs. Henry Williamson, 26 pp.; 13. Fame. May Sinclair, 40 pp.; 14. The Goldfish under the Ice. Christopher Morley, 26 pp.; 15. A Ghost in the Isle of Wight. Shane Leslie, 30 pp.; 16. The Shout. Robert Graves, 31 pp.; 17. Triall by Armes. Joseph Hergesheimer, 30 pp.; 18. Some World far from Ours. Sylvia Townsend Warner, 31 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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      Florence Privately printed 1928 - Early printing, a pirated edition. Tall 8vo, original black moire pattered cloth with a paper label on the spine printed in red and black. 365. A pleasing copy, the black cloth a bit mellowed on the spine, a touch of expected shelving. This pirated edition was printed just shortly after the first edition and is nearly identical in format to the true first. These unauthorized pirated editions that followed the printing of the first edition would induce Lawrence in 1929 to write the essay "My Skirmish With Jolly Roger," A tirade against the numerous pirated editions of his book, the bookshops that discretely distributed them and, incidentally, against those who suggested he should issue an expurgated edition. It was not until 1960 that Penguin Books in London took on the risk of publishing an authorized edition in full and they were consequently prosecuted under the Obscene Publications Act 1959. The later acquittal proved a victory for not only the eminent authors who appeared as witnesses at the celebrated trial (including E.M. Forster, R. Hoggart, and H. Gardner) and Penguin Books, but for writing and publishing in general. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Kai Lung Unrolls his Mat.

      London, Richards Press, 1928 - viii+344pp 8vo. Original cloth in slightly chipped dustwrapper. Booksellers sticker on front pastedown. Price cut from backstrip. A very good copy. First edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Grant's Bookshop]
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