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        Geology and Mineral Deposits of Yang Sin, Ta Yeh, and O Cheng Districts, Hupeh Province (The Institute of Geology, 1)

      The Institute of Geology 1928 - 45 pp.: 38 pp. Chinese text + 1 photographic plate + 4 page English Summary + 2 fold-out maps in pocket (1 map with color). ex-library, stamps on front & back covers, come cover wear, small tears to cover edges & along spine, pages unmarked, 2 fold-out maps in nice condition 0.0 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Masalai Press]
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        Gesammelte Werke in acht Bänden * V O R Z U G S A U S G A B E in H A L B L E D E R Nr.106

      (noch zu Nr.13357:) . . . E.-G. K. gehörte bereits 1928 zum Förderkreis des Kampfbunds für deutsche Kultur. 1933 bis 1944 unterstützte er den Nationalsozialismus in zahlreichen Reden und Schriften und gehörte zu den Unterzeichnern des Aufrufs der Kulturschaffenden zur Volksbefragung am 19. August 1934 über die Zusammenlegung des Reichskanzler- und Reichspräsidentenamtes in der Person von Adolf Hitlers. 1940 trat er der NSDAP bei. Kolbenheyer wurde in der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus vielfach ausgezeichnet und 1944 von Hitler bzw. dem Reichsministerium für Volksaufklärung und Propaganda auf eine Sonderliste - die sog. "Gottbegnadetenliste" - gesetzt, zusammen mit anderen Künstlern der Zeit wie Arno Breker, Fritz Klimsch, Georg Kolbe, Josef Thorak, Hermann Gradl, Arthur Kampf, Willy Kriegel, Werner Peiner, Leonhard Gall, Hermann Giesler, Wilhelm Kreis, Paul Schultze-Naumburg, Gerhard Hauptmann, Hans Carossa, Hanns Johst, Agnes Miegel, Ina Seidel, Hans Pfitzner, Richard Strauss und Wilhelm Furtwängler. Nach 1945 wurde er von den Siegermächten mit einem fünfjährigen Schreibverbot bestraft. In der Sowjetischen Besatzungszone SBZ wurden mehrere seiner Schriften auf die "Liste der auszusondernden Literatur" gesetzt (frei nach Wikipedia). - "Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: Die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim Pergamentbande durch den Rücken gezogen werden). Die Deckel werden in einem tiefen Falz angesetzt, mit den Bünden nach außen. Ein Herausreißen aus der Decke ist somit nur unter Zuhilfenahme von Werkzeug möglich. Zum Kapital wird kein schlappes maschinengewebtes Bändchen verwendet, sondern das Kapital wird von Hand mit dem Buchblock umstochen, gibt dadurch dem Rücken einen festen Abschluß und bietet zugleich dem späteren Ledereinschlag ("Häubchen") die Unterlage. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können." Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder- und Lederarbeiten in München. - Beiliegend (in Ablichtung): "Der Dichter der bösen Idee. Ernst Guido Kolbenheyers 100.Geburtstag - doch ein Datum für die Literaturgeschichte?" Ausführlicher Beitrag von Jürgen Busche in der Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung vom 30.12.1978. - Leder-Vorzugsausgabe, Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in guter Erhaltung (einige minimale Abreibungen, sonst sehr gut).- Deutsche Literatur im 20. Jahrhundert, Halbfranzband, deutsche Kunstbuchbinderei, Luxusausgabe, Prachtausgabe, Gesamtausgabe, Vorkriegs-Werkausgabe, Literaturgeschichte, deutsche Zeitgeschichte und Literatur der NS-Zeit, völkische Dichtung, völkischer Schriftsteller im Nationalsozialismus Versand an Institutionen auch gegen Rechnung

      [Bookseller: Galerie für gegenständliche Kunst]
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        THE VOIAGE AND TRAVAILE OF SIR JOHN MAUNDEVILE, KT

      New York: Printed by the Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, for Random House, 1928. No. 15 OF 150 COPIES. This attractively bound, printed, and illuminated edition of a famous Medieval travel book is one of the finest productions of the Grabhorn Press, and was recognized in 1928 as one of the 50 Books of the Year by the AIGA design association. The content, type, illustrations, illuminations, and binding come together to create a tribute to early books and at the same time a very pleasing example of modern private press printing. This book marked the first use in America of the Bibel Gotisch type designed and cut by Rudolf Koch, and Heller & Magee observes that the work "was an ideal subject for this type and for the simple medieval illustrations of Valenti Angelo that accompany it" (not to mention the 5,100[!] initials Angelo illuminated by hand in the 150 copies). The Press had intended to offer the work for direct sale, but the entire run was purchased by Bennett Cerf (who saw the proofs on a visit to San Francisco) for issuance under the imprint of Random House. First appearing as an anonymous French manuscript in about 1357, Mandeville's account exists in many forms: there are at least 22 versions known from some 250 surviving manuscripts, and the work was printed at least 20 times in the 15th century. The book continued to appear with regularity in English during the 16th and 17th centuries, but the 1725 printing upon which the Grabhorn edition is based is said by Cox to be the "completest edition up to date," and it is characterized by Lowndes as "the best English edition." Cox tells us that although "long accepted as an authentic and valuable record of travel," the work is now known to be a fabrication, perhaps pieced together by a monk fluent in languages and with access to a large library, but with no experience as a world traveller. Regardless of its origin, it continues to provide fascinating reading as an account of the known world in the 14th century. Authentically quaint, the woodcuts here are based on illustrations in early printed editions.. 368 x 242 mm. (14 1/2 x 9 5/8"). 2 p.l., 156 pp., [1] leaf. No. 15 OF 150 COPIES. Publisher's Philippine mahogany boards backed with brown Niger morocco by William Wheeler, raised bands, spine with titling in blind. Paragraph marks in red or blue, 32 woodcuts in the text, and 34 large hand-illuminated initials in red, blue, and gold by Valenti Angelo. Prospectus laid in at front. Heller & Magee 107. Just a hint of rubbing to joints and spine bands, tiny chip out of bottom of the spine, very short crack beginning at bottom of one joint, but still quite an appealing copy, and fine internally, the text clean, fresh, and bright.This attractively bound, printed, and illuminated edition of a famous Medieval travel book is one of the finest productions of the Grabhorn Press, and was recognized in 1928 as one of the 50 Books of the Year by the AIGA design association. The content, type, illustrations, illuminations, and binding come together to create a tribute to early books and at the same time a very pleasing example of modern private press printing. This book marked the first use in America of the Bibel Gotisch type designed and cut by Rudolf Koch, and Heller & Magee observes that the work "was an ideal subject for this type and for the simple medieval illustrations of Valenti Angelo that accompany it" (not to mention the 5,100[!] initials Angelo illuminated by hand in the 150 copies). The Press had intended to offer the work for direct sale, but the entire run was purchased by Bennett Cerf (who saw the proofs on a visit to San Francisco) for issuance under the imprint of Random House. First appearing as an anonymous French manuscript in about 1357, Mandeville's account exists in many forms: there are at least 22 versions known from some 250 surviving manuscripts, and the work was printed at least 20 times in the 15th century. The book continued to appear with regularity in English during the 16th and 17th centuries, but the 1725 printing upon which the Grabhorn edition is based is said by Cox to be the "completest edition up to date," and it is characterized by Lowndes as "the best English edition." Cox tells us that although "long accepted as an authentic and valuable record of travel," the work is now known to be a fabrication, perhaps pieced together by a monk fluent in languages and with access to a large library, but with no experience as a world traveller. Regardless of its origin, it continues to provide fascinating reading as an account of the known world in the 14th century. Authentically quaint, the woodcuts here are based on illustrations in early printed editions.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Oost-Azië.

      [Utrecht], De Gemeenschap, 1928. Ingenaaid (blind omslag). In verguld halfperkamenten overslagdoos overtrokken met turkoois papier (Binderij Phoenix). 56 p. 1e druk. Gedrukt door Nypels in rood, zwart en grijsblauw in een oplage van 800 genummerde exemplaren. 1e druk.l Eén van de 25 Romeins genummerde exemplaren, gedrukt op Pannekoek in plaats van op getint gevergeerd Bührmann. Op het blinde omslag staat de contemporaine aantekening (in een ons onbekend handschrift): 'J. Slauerhoff/ OostAzië/ binden, met perkamenten rug'. Exemplaar met geel in de landkaart (Van Laar 72: 'Ook exx bekend met geel in de landkaart op de titelpagina'. Van Laar 72.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        Fasting for Health A Complete Guide on How, When and Why to Use the Fasting Cure

      Macfadden Book Company 1928 - 1934 Edition This volume is in an acceptable condition with shelf wear to the outer covers, some small nicks and tears to the spine edges. A ,good binding and clear text. A little foxing and previous owners stamp to the FEP. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Revival Books Ltd]
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        Charles Kvapil (1884-1957) - 1928 Signed Oil, Village View

      1928 - Charles Kvapil (1884-1957) - Original 1928 Oil. Signed and dated lower right, in an off white decorative frame. Signed and dated. On canvas on stretchers. Condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration. Frame has been repainted and distressed. Right corners of frame have widened slightly, as seen in photos.Charles Kvapil was born in 1884 in Anvers, Belgium. He exhibited his first work in Anvers in 1908 at the Salon d'Anvers. In 1911 he exhibited in Munich, where his works showed an influence of Cubism, and that same year he exhibited at the Triennale de Bruxelles. He was mobilized into the army in World War One. After the war he attended l'Académie des Beaux-Arts in Anvers. He began to exhibit in Paris in 1920 at the Salon des Indépendants. He moved into a studio in Montmartre where he lived for many years. He painted his models in the studio, occasionally in front of his window with the hills of Montmartre in the background. He also painted in the countryside like the Impressionists, often working with groups of nudes.For more information please click here. Size: X-Large (>60cm) Framed: Yes Style: Impressionist Weight: 9000.00g [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Sulis Fine Art]
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        Gothic and Renaissance bookbindings exemplified and illustrated from the author's collection

      London, Boston & New York, Ernest Benn Ltd / Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. Two volumes (29 cm), I: (10) 369 (1) pp., frontispiece (in colour), 2 black & white plates (lettered A-B). II (Plates): x [pp.ix-x: List of Photographs], 112 plates, numbered 1-10, 10a, 11-12, 12a, 13-110 (plate 17 folding; plates 68, 85-86 in colour), and 50 mounted photographs. Uniform publisher's brown cloth. - First edition, limited to 750 copies. This is one of 50 copies of the "Edition de Luxe", containing 50 mounted photographic plates not included in the trade issue, and a presentation copy, inscribed by E.P. Goldschmidt to Stephen Gaselee, Pepys Librarian (1908-1919) and Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge (1909-1943). In a tipped-in letter from Goldschmidt to Gaselee (dated 9 December 1927), Goldschmidt declares this to be "the very first copy that comes from the binder". Two other presentation copies of the book are known to the writer: one was inscribed by Goldschmidt to Hugh William Davies, cataloguer for the London booksellers W.J. Leighton, "with best thanks for help and advice from the author" (with Jonathan Hill, Catalogue 8, 1982, item 145); the other to Alice Parsons Millard, collector and proprietor of George M. Millard Rare & Fine Imported Books, Los Angeles (in 1984-1985 with Jennifer S. Larson, Yerba Buena Books, San Francisco). "A catalogue raisonné of the author's own Collection, with a preface of 126 pages on fifteenth and sixteenth-century bindings generally... The descriptions of the individual books are models of their kind. Goldschmidt indeed deserves to be called the Robert Proctor of bookbindings. He has done far more than anybody else... to put the study of the subject on the right lines" (G.D. Hobson, "Books on Bookbinding" in The Book-collector's Quarterly, volume 7, July-September 1932, p.71). "One of the classics on the subject, extremely readable and based on the author's immense knowledge of the book-trade in the 16th century" (Anthony R.A. Hobson, The Literature of bookbinding, London: National Book League, 1954, p.10); "A work of immense learning which has had a lasting influence on binding studies" (B.H. Breslauer, The Uses of Bookbinding Literature, New York 1986, p.27). ¶ Exlibris of Harry Richardson Creswick (1902-1988), Cambridge University Librarian (1949-1967). Superb copy.

      [Bookseller: Robin Halwas | Rare Books]
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        The Immortal Friend.

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1928 - Octavo. Original boards, black cloth spine with title label, gilt-patterned cloth sides. With the dust jacket, supplied. Spine label tanned, corners a little rubbed, small damp stain to fore-edge of front board, a very good copy, with the supplied jacket only very slightly chipped at the extremities, slightly sunned around spine and edges, with a few minor marks, but very nice. First edition, first printing, rare signed copy of this early collection of mystical poems, signed "J. Krishnamurti" on the front free endpaper. Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895-1986), a Brahmin who as a child had been selected and groomed by Theosophists and as the long-expected "World Teacher", but soon rejected the mantle and spent his life travelling the world, teaching, and writing. Not unlike Rabindranath Tagore, Krishnamurti became popular in the Western world as a conduit for ancient Eastern wisdom. He gained international fame with The First and Last Freedom, published in 1954 with a Foreword by Aldous Huxley, whom he had befriended in 1938 while living in California. Krishnamurti's earlier books are scarce, and signed copies are remarkably rare. This copy has the ticket of a Hollywood bookshop apparently dedicated to the guru, "Krishnamurti's Works: 1705 N. Vine St. Hollywood, California". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Gothic and Renaissance bookbindings exemplified and illustrated from the author's collection

      London, Boston & New York, Ernest Benn Ltd / Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. Two volumes (29.5 cm), I: (10) 369 (1) pp., frontispiece (in colour), 2 black & white plates (lettered A-B). II: viii, 112 plates, numbered 1-10, 10a, 11-12, 12a, 13-110 (plate 17 folding; plates 68, 85-86 in colour). Uniform publisher's grey cloth. - Original edition of the author's descriptive catalogue of his collection (introduction, followed by 268 entries). Mirjam Foot's judgment in 1972 that it is "still indispensable for any student of bookbinding" is no less true today (in The Book Collector, Summer 1972, p.279). ¶ Gift inscription on endpaper, from Jacques Vellekoop (proprietor of E.P. Goldschmidt & Co. Ltd) to Robin Halwas, dated 11 October 1978; otherwise an unmarked copy. Colour frontispiece in volume I lightly offset onto title-page opposite; plate 29 loosening in volume and edges slightly abraded. Corners of binding lightly rubbed. Lacks dust jackets.

      [Bookseller: Robin Halwas | Rare Books]
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        THE WAY OF LUCIFER

      London: John Lane the Bodley Head Limited, [1928].. Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-319 [320: blank], original burgundy cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained red. First edition. A story of the life of the Devil's son. A fine satire on religion and England's privileged upper class of the 1920s, as well as a dark tale of debauchery, murder, and seduction. The author's first (and only?) novel. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 51. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978), Day (1963), or Reginald (1979; 1992). A fine copy in very good 7/6 pictorial dust jacket (with illustration by C. A. Roper) with light wear and several short tears along top and bottom edges, narrow damp stain at bottom edge of front panel, and some light general dust soiling. COPAC reports 4 copies; OCLC adds a copy in Biblioteca civica di Arco, Italy. A nice copy of rare book. (#152619)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Show Boat. An All American Musical Comedy. Adapted from Edna Ferber's novel of the same name. Music by Jerome Kern. Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 2nd. Vocal Score

      New York: T.B. Harms, 1928. Quarto, 268 pages. Original illustrated wrappers, cloth spine. Some minor wear and staining. The scarce first edition of the original Broadway version, published in April 1928, with the title page dated "MCMXXVIII". This edition is the only one that contains the Act II reprise of "Why Do I Love You?" which was replaced with "Dance Away the Night" for the London (and subsequent) productions. "Show Boat" was the first and defining "book musical", a musical play in which the songs and dances were integrated with a serious story. This score was in the library of George and Ira Gershwin, unfortunately without ownership marks.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        20 hrs. 40 min.: Our Flight in the Friendship

      G.P. Putnam's Sons 1928 - First edition. Copy #108 in Author's Autograph Edition of only 150 copies, signed by the famous aviator on limitation page in black ink. Above that publishers' name is handwritten by someone, possibly her husband George Putnam, who worked with her in writing the book and whose family firm published it. Tiny silk 48-star American flag in cellophane pouch on front paste down, which flew with Earhart in the Friendship from Boston to Wales. 374pp. Half maroon cloth and marbled paper over boards, lettrered and ruled in gilt. Very Good or better with split hinge at front, bottom and top edges rubbed, slightly bumped corners. A wonderful keepsake of the famed aviator and feminist icon, whose 1937 disappearance remains a mystery. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Storia Dei Pittori Italiani Dell'Ottocento LA NUOVA SCUOLA TOSCANA, PITTORI del'ITALIA CENTRALE, LA NUOVA SCUOLA NAPOLETANA

      MILANO: L'""ESAME"" EDIZIONI D'ARTE MODERNA, 1928. RILEGATO. BUONO. 24 33. I USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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        The Dark Portal.

      1928.(). Etching. 9 x 5.75 inches. Plate 92 in Fine Prints of the Year, 1928. Signed in pencil. Matted.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Decline and Fall

      Chapman and Hall, London 1928 - Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition (first impression + first state) of Evelyn Waugh's first and funniest novel in its original dustjacket designed by the author himself. NEAR FINE book devoid of ownership inscriptions or marks in its original bright snakeskin cloth binding and gilt spine lettering. Slight rubbing to the head of the spine and edges of the boards, a little bowing to front board, light spotting to the preliminaries. Meanwhile, the dustjacket is very good, not price-clipped, good colour to front and rear panels with the usual fading to spine and very slight chipping at head of spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Written Word]
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        Decline and Fall. An Illustrated Novelette.

      Chapman & Hall, London(1928). First edition, first state (including the characters 'Martin Gaythorn-Brodie' and 'Kevin Saunderson' who were re-named in all subsequent issues - these portraits of Eddie Gaythorn-Hardie and Gavin Henderson being a little too easy to identify). 8vo. 288pp. Two-tone red and black 'snakeskin' cloth lettered in gold at spine. With a frontispiece and five illustrations by the author. Spine ends lightly chafed and with a small area of fraying to the rear gutter. A little light spotting to occasional text leaves and a minor slant to the binding. Some light pink staining to endpapers where the cloth dye has run, and a small Times Book Club label to the base of the rear pastedown, alongside the ghost of almost entirely erased former owner pencilled notes. A nice crisp copy of Waugh's extremely scarce first novel, alas missing the scarcer still dust wrapper.. Book Condition: Good. Binding: Hardcover. Jacket: No Jacket

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        La Divina Commedia, or the Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri in Italian & English

      London: Nonesuch Press, 1928. Hardcover. Very good. Limited edition, one of 1475 copies, bound in deep orange vellum. Folio, 372 pp, with 42 illustrations in sepia after drawings by Botticelli, which were originally produced for Lorenzo de' Medici in the fifteenth century. A very nice copy with none of the spine fading often found. Mild bowing of the boards, corners lightly rubbed, light dust soiling, a few spots of foxing to endpapers only.

      [Bookseller: Walkabout Books, ABAA]
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        Vladimir Jabotinsky

      November 28, 1928. Typed letter signed <I>"Ze'ev Jabotinsky"</I>, in Hebrew, one page, 8.5" x 5.5", November 28, 1928, Jerusalem, addressed to The Zionist Management. <I>"I am aware that the young Tuvia Urdang worked in the agricultural farm of Brith-Trumpeldor in Stoki (near Riga, Lithuania) during the years 1924-1925"</I>. Fine.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        La Divina Commedia, or the Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri in Italian & English

      London: Nonesuch Press, 1928. Hardcover. Very good. Limited edition, one of 1475 copies, bound in deep orange vellum. Folio, 372 pp, with 42 illustrations in sepia after drawings by Botticelli, which were originally produced for Lorenzo de' Medici in the fifteenth century. A very nice copy with none of the spine fading often found. Mild bowing of the boards, corners lightly rubbed, light dust soiling, a few spots of foxing to endpapers only.

      [Bookseller: Walkabout Books, ABAA]
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        Sump'n Like Wings and A Lantern to See By; Two Oklahoma Plays

      New York: Samuel French, 1928. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. A nice copy with a dust jacket that has done its job in protecting the book. The book itself is very nice and the gilt on the spine is as bright as the day it was published. Front cover is very clean except for the lightest of soiling around the edges. The rear cover has some spotting of a white material that does not clean. The dust jacket is 95% complete and hangs together but is missing several chips, none larger than a quarter. Inscribed by the author on the FFEP: 'For Anatol - "We [unintelligible] to hang together." -Lynn New York Feb. 22, 1931.' Anatol Bendukov was one of the principal managers of the original company of "Green Grows the Lilacs", the basis of the Rogers and Hammerstein musical "Oklahoma". Additional photos available on request.

      [Bookseller: Henniker Book Farm]
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        Ashenden: or the British Agent

      Garden City: Doubleday Doran and Company, 1928. Near Fine in an attractive, Very Good plus dust jacket. with small chips at the crown and a couple of corners, and some light toning along the spine and flap folds. A cornerstone of espionage fiction, based on the author's experiences as a British agent, and source for the 1936 film, "Secret Agent," directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Peter Lorre and John Gielgud. Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone and Queen's Quorum. Surprisingly, a much less common title than the UK first. Near Fine in Very Good + dust jacket. Near Fine in Very Good + dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Girl with Doll in Pink and Blue.

      San Francisco, ca. 1960s.(). Oil on board. 20 x 14 inches. John Payne (1928-2000) was represented by San Francisco's Maxwell Galleries in the 1950s.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Diamond. A descriptive Treatise ... with 111 Illustrations.

      London, Thomas Munby & Co., 1928. 8vo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt; pp. xii, 118, highly illustrated; a very god and solid copy of this sought-after title. First edition, very rare. Includes a chapter on Fact and Fancy of diamonds which 'is rarely found or even mentioned in other monographs on the diamond . . . all of this work forms a truly admirable treatise, especially in respect to the diamond crystal morphology. It is scarce' (Sinkankas 6450). Provenance: De Beers, with stamps and bookplate to front endpapers and title.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        MENCKENIANA. A SCHIMPFLEXIKON

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf(1928). First Edition, Yellow cloth-backed reddish-orange boards. Copy #15 of 250 printed on Borzoi rag paper and SIGNED by the author., Hardcover, Not often seen in this condition. The boards retain a deep red color and the label on the front is intact and unrubbed. The spine label is present but unreadable and the spine is a little darkened. The backstrip of the otherwise intact slipcase, with label present, is detached and in two pieces. Near Fine in about Very Good slipcase

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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        IN OUR TIME

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1928. Hardcover. Very good. First edition, third printing. A collection of short fiction that contains several important pieces, including the Nick Adams stories Indian Camp, The Doctor and the Doctor's Wife, The Three Day Blow, and The Battler. Considered one of Hemingway's early masterpieces, it earned him a place beside Sherwood Anderson and Gertrude Stein among the most promising American writers of the period. Small octavo. Original black cloth binding, with gilt and blind stamping. Period bookseller's label to the rear pastedown. The spine is a trifle faded, with a few minor nicks to the spine head; otherwise very good. Accompanied by a pristine facsimile dust jacket. Hanneman A3a.

      [Bookseller: The Book Shop, LLC]
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        Collotype of John Gray

      (n. p.), 1928. Limited Edition. No binding. Near fine. No. 30 of an unknown limitation, signed by Eric Gill. Large collotype print of John Gray, numbered 30 (possibly of 50, per the prior owner's note), signed and dated in the plate, and additionally signed by Gill in pencil in the lower lefthand corner of the illustration. Gray was an aesthetic poet of the 1890s and friend of such literary luminaries of the Decadent period as Ernest Dowson, Aubrey Beardsley, and Oscar Wilde; Gray is purported to be the inspiration for the title character in Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray. Gray later converted to Catholicism, followed by his longtime life-partner, Marc-Andre Raffalovich, a patron of the arts who supported Eric Gill, among others; Gill designed bookplates for both men, and drew a portrait of Raffalovich, as well. Offwhite paper printed in black. 16" x 12". Near fine, with only minor wear to edges and a few very faint spots of foxing. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard shipping charge does not always cover costs; please inquire for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Chagall.

      Paris: Éd. des chroniques du jour, 1928.(). No. 1 of 60 numbered copies on Arches paper, lacking the etching. Near fine in original wraps, in beautiful quarter vellum chemise and slipcase. (Cramer 10).

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        Orlando A Biography

      New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928. Limited first edition, no. 224 of 861 copies on rag paper, signed by the author. Frontispiece and 7 plates. [iv], 336 pp. 8vo. original glassine dust-jacket. A fine, largely unopened copy. Housed in a custom quarter morocco box. Limited first edition, no. 224 of 861 copies on rag paper, signed by the author. Frontispiece and 7 plates. [iv], 336 pp. 8vo. Signed by Woolf. A superb copy in the scarce glassine jacket, signed by Woolf in purple ink on the verso of the half-title. Woolf's singular feminist masterwork was written as "a tribute to [Vita] Sackville-West in the form of a parodic biography of a four-hundred-year old character, who starts out as a young aristocratic man in the Elizabethan age, changes from male to female in the course of the seventeenth century, and winds up as a modern woman driving a motor car in the 'present moment' ... Satirizing both the history of literature and the history of sexuality, Woolf playfully suggests both might be a matter of style" (Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature, p. 277). Kirkpatrick A11

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        Die Vogler = The Bold (Geklibene Werk, 13 = Collected Works 13).

      Vilnius, Poland: Kletskin, 1928.(). 8vo. 587 pp. Yiddish. Good in green boards with clear plastic protector. Front hinge and endpaper starting. Pages yellowed with light staining. Frontispiece portrait of author. Translated by Isaac Bashevis Singer.

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        Die Nordsee.

      (Hilversum, De Heuvelpers, 1928). 24,1 x 17,5 cm. Oorspronkelijk, verguld soepel perkament. In linnen foedraal. Gezet uit de Meidoorn-letter en gedrukt in groen en zwart in een oplage van 125 op de pers genummerde exemplaren.l Tweede uitgave van De Heuvelpers van S.H. de Roos. Mooi exemplaar in heelperkament met Duitstalige prospectus, eveneens in twee kleuren gedrukt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        Humbourg, Pierre: Le Boy de sa majesté. Nouvelle inédite.

      - Paris, Éditions René Kieffer, 1928, Kl.-4°, 23 S. auf kräftigem Papier, mit ganzseitigen Holzschnitten von Frans Masereel, geprägter Original-Ganzledereinband (lichtrandig) *Nr.108 / 200 Exemplaren [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Andy Warhol. Das Graphische Werk 1962-1980. Katalog aufgestellt von Hermann Wünsche. Vorwort von Hermann Wünsche. Beiträge von Hans Gerd Tuchel und Carl Vogel. Text deutsch / englisch.

      140 unpaginierte Seiten, zahlreiche Abbildungen. Verzeichnet sind 178 Werke, davon 173 mit Abbildungen. 8, Leinenstrukturierte Broschüre der Einbandrücken lichtschattig, ansonsten sauber und frisch, auf dem Vorsatz vom Künstler perönlich gewidmet und signiert. Andy Warhol (* 6. August 1928 in Pittsburgh - + 22. Februar 1987 in New York City eigentlich Andrej Warhola) war ein amerikanischer Künstler, Filmemacher und Verleger sowie Mitbegründer und bedeutendster Vertreter der amerikanischen Pop Art. Seine Karriere begann bereits in den 1950er Jahren als Grafiker und Illustrator für Mode-, Hochglanz- und Lifestylemagazine und entwickelte sich schnell. Er hinterließ ein umfangreiches Gesamtwerk, das von einfachen Werbegrafiken bis zu Gemälden, Objekten, Filmen und Büchern reicht. Zudem war er auch als Musikproduzent tätig.

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        The Scarlet Pimpernel.

      1928 - Hodder & Stoughton. [no date c. 1928] 8vo., original red cloth with slightly creased and worn dust wrapper. Slits in front free endpaper, previously cut to mount inscribed postcard, now repaired. A very good copy. Reprint, inscribed by Baroness Orczy to Frederick Bason, "To Frederick Bason with kind wishes from the author Emmuska Orczy May 18 1928." Also with a postcard of the author, again inscribed to Frederick Bason tipped into the front free endpaper. Mr Bason has written on the spine of the dustwrapper in tiny letters "Autographed Copy Presented by the Authoress to me. May 1928." A charming association copy inscribed from Baroness Orczy to Fred Bason the "cockney bookseller". Born in the East End of London in 1908, Bason started selling books from a barrow at the age of fifteen. His pursuit of autographs led to friendships with a number of famous writers, eventually gaining celebrity in his own right for his colourful life and writings. The first volume of his entertaining diary contains three mentions of Baroness Orczy. In December 1928 he notes receiving a Christmas card from her, and in 1931 (date not noted) he writes "Baroness Orczy is coming to tea next week - but then again she may not." The third entry from 1936 "wrote to Baroness Orczy accepting invite" suggests their acquaintance lasted many years. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Book Of Common Prayer

      One of 500 Copies Printed by D.B. Updike. This Copy Previously Owned by a Episcopal Bishop in the Los Angeles Diocese[BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER]. [MERRYMOUNT PRESS]. [UPDIKE, Daniel Berkeley]. The Book Of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Boston: Printed for the Commission [The Merrymount Press], 1928.One of 500 copies, printed by D.B. Updike. Thick folio (13 3/8 x 9 5/8 inches; 341 x 245 mm). xli, [1, blank], 611, [1, blank], [1, colophon], [5, blank] pp. Text printed in red and black. Printed on thick paper. One page manuscript presentation letter from Bishop Robert Rusack to the Stern Family on his letterhead laid in. Also laid in is a 16-page pamphlet entitled "The Church of England Magazine" dated February 14, 1846.Original full brick-red pigskin. Title and faux bands, stamped in black ink in boards and spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Some very slight rubbing and fading to bottom of front cover. Minor foxing to front free endpaper. A bit of toning to uncut edges of text block. Previous owner's book plate on front free endpaper (Bishop Robert of Los Angeles). Overall an about fine copy."The high point of Updikeís career as a designer and printer was the completion in 1930 of The Book of Common Prayer. . . According to the Use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America. His specimen pages were chosen, from among those invited from four printers, by the Churchís Commission on Revision. The whole undertaking was financed by J. Pierpont Morgan. 'It was an enormous task,' wrote Updike, 'and one which taxed our resources in many different directions, but in which what knowledge I had of the history of a Church to which my family have been for nearly three hundred years adherents, and of the liturgical requirements and practical use of the Prayer Book stood me in good stead. . . . The book was begun in 1928 and was finished in the autumn of 1930.' Without decoration, except a typographic leaf, initial letters, and rubrication, this is an austere and handsome quarto. Five copies were printed on vellum. The edition is a superb example of American craftsmanship and an abiding tribute to all concerned in its production." (The Printed Book in America, Joseph Blumenthal).Provenance: This book belonged to the Right Reverend Robert Claflin Rusack, Bishop of the Episcopal Chuch in the Diocese of Los Angeles, with his bookplate. In this copy, a letter on his letterhead is laid in presenting the book to the Stern family. The letter reads "Christmas Eve, 1982/To all in the Stern family, I present this book- one of the treasures of the world. This particular volume is one of 500 made in 1928 as the result of a gift from the Pierpont Morgan family. It came to me as a result of a lust for books. The Huntington Library already had a copy so I was able to acquire it. Now it is passed on to a family that has meant so much to us for twenty-five years. Mayhaps it will be passed on to Adam Christian or some other heir of this grand family. +Robert C Rusack"HBS 67893.$4,000

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        20 HRS. 40 MIN. OUR FLIGHT IN THE FRIENDSHIP. THE AMERICAN GIRL, FIRST ACROSS THE ATLANTIC BY AIR, TELLS HER STORY

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons(1928). First Edition, Original maroon cloth with gilt lettering. Illustrated with numerous photographs. This copy is SIGNED by the famous aviator on the blank recto of the frontispiece. Earhart's account of her transatlantic flight when she became the FIRST WOMAN TO TRAVEL BY AIR ACROSS THE ATLANTIC. Earhart was lost at sea in her attempt, shortly before her fortieth birthday in 1937, to become the first woman to fly around the world. After her disappearance the most extensive air and sea search in naval history to date took place. After spending $4 million and scouring 250,000 square miles of ocean over a two-week period, the United States government reluctantly called off the operation., Hardcover, Owner name in ink of verso of front endpaper; some foxing to first few pages; split to hinge before the signed page. Gilt a little dull on the spine, some rubbing to the cover with slight loss of color at a couple of spots and along the fore-edge. Still Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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        56 dessins URRS.

      Paris: Editions "le traingle", 1928.(). 56 political cartoons by Gropper. Cover title and plate list in Yiddish. 4to. Of the 44 plates, this one is lacking the first twelve. Cover present, spine missing. Plates in very good condition.

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        Lady Chatterley's Lover

      Florence: Privately Printed,, 1928. Square octavo. Original mulberry-coloured paper boards, printed spine label, Lawrence's phoenix device blocked in black on front cover, untrimmed and largely unopened. With the plain dust jacket. Jacket lightly toned at the spine, folds and periphery of panels, old tape repair on verso at foot of front panel, a few minor nicks and chips, touch of foxing to top edge. An excellent copy. First edition, number 780 of 1,000 copies signed by Lawrence. "The publication (for subscribers) of the final version of Lady Chatterley's Lover - written in the astonishing time of just five weeks, in one of Lawrence's last great bursts of creative energy - also sustained him, as he overcame the difficulties lying in the way of an individual publishing and distributing his own book. With the help of the Florentine bookseller Pino Orioli, the handsome volume was printed in and distributed from Florence, and made Lawrence more money than he had ever imagined" (ODNB). One of the most famous and controversial books of the 20th century - a strikingly well preserved copy in one of the finest examples of the fragile dust jacket that we have encountered.

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        The cult of the peacock angel : a short account of the Yezidi tribes of Kurdistan

      London, H.F. & G. Witherby, 1928. (23 cm), 235 pp., frontispiece and 5 plates. Publisher's black cloth, title in gilt on spine, blind panelling to the front board (no dust jacket issued). - The faith, rites and customs of the Yezidi tribes of Iraq, worshippers of Melak Taus, "The Peacock Angel". According to the appended commentary by Sir Richard Carnac Temple (1850-1931), the Yezidi are really extremists (Ghulât) of the Shi'a Muslim sect. There are several clear photographs, together with a plan of the temple of Sheikh Adi ibn Musafir. ¶ Owner's inscription in ink on endpaper: Chas. M. Hollingham; occasional neat annotation. Bookseller's label: Thornton & Sons, Booksellers, 11 The Broad, Oxford. Good copy.

      [Bookseller: Robin Halwas | Rare Books]
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        Les conquérants

      - Grasset, Paris 1928, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle copie numerate su Alfa. autografo Firmato Andre Malraux e André Pascale Dervavrin arricchito con un disegno di un cane feroce, bocca spalancata e la coda, e dedicati al loro figlio Thierry. Dos scolorito e insolated regolarmente, un piccolo strappo nel piede un po ', alcuni foxing soprattutto all'inizio e alla fine del volume. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires numérotés sur alfa. Envoi autographe signé d'André Malraux à Pascale et André Dervavrin enrichi d'un dessin représentant un chien féroce, gueule béante et queue dressée, et dédicacé à leur fils Thierry. Dos décoloré et insolé comme régulièrement, une petite déchirure en pied d'un mors, quelques rousseurs essentiellement en début et fin de volume.

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        THE CROUCHING BEAST. A CLUBFOOT STORY.

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928., 1928. First edition. First U.S. edition. Fine, bright, tight copy in a spectacular fine dust jacket . A "Clubfoot" mystery. An exceptional copy.

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        PAPERS. Edited by Milo M. Quaife. Two volume set

      Detroit, MI: Detroit Library Commission, 1928. 2 volume set, complete. This copy is unbound, with pages uncut, waiting for your binder to bind it to your taste. Volume 1: 657 pages including index, frontis., illustrations listed before page 1; Volume 2: 829 pages including index, frontis., illus. listed before p. 1. This is the published account, compiled from the original manuscripts in the archives of fur trader and family on Detroit River in Burton Historical Collection at the Detroit Public Library. The editor (Milo Milton Quaife) is a Michigan author. Michigania, Biography, Fur Trade, Old Northwest. Measures 25cm in height.. First Edition. Unbound. Near fine condition. Large octavo (8vo).

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