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        Zur Erklärung einiger Eigenschaften der Spektren aus der Quantenmechanik des Drehelektrons [Parts I – III]. Offprints

      1928. <p>Von Neumann, John (1903-57) and Eugene Wigner (1902-95). Zur Erklärung einiger Eigenschaften der Spektren aus der Quantenmechanik des Drehelektrons [Parts I &#150; III]. Together three offprints from Zeitschrift für Physik 47, Heft 3 &#150; 4 (1928); 49, Heft 1 &#150; 2 (1928); and 51, Heft 11 &#150; 12 (1928). 203-220; 73-94; 844-858pp. 230 x 158 mm. Original printed self-wrappers, faint soiling and spotting. Fine. From the library of physicist Gregor Wentzel (1898-1978), with his name in an unidentified hand on the front wrappers of the first two parts and his signature on the front wrapper of the third part. </p><p>First Editions, Offprint Issues. Wigner, who won a share of the 1963 Nobel Prize in physics for his application of fundamental symmetry principles to the theory of the atomic nucleus, introduced group-theoretical methods into quantum mechanics. He began with a paper published in 1927 (&#147;Ãœber nichtkombinierende Terme in der neueren Quantentheorie, zweiter Teil,&#148; not present here), in which </p><p>some rules of term zoology were deduced, but the [electron] spin was sill left out of account. In the [1928] papers of von Neumann and Wigner, the whole apparatus of group characters and representations was put into action and the complete system of term zoology, including selection rules, intensity formulae [and] Stark effect was developed (Van der Waerden, quoted in Mehra & Rechenberg, 6, p. 488). </p><p>&#147;Von Neumann and Wigner wished&#151;by exploiting the elementary symmetry of atomic systems (notably, the identity of all electrons and the equality of all space directions) and the specific spin-property of the electron&#151;to derive essentially the complete spectroscopic structure of atoms&#148; (Mehra & Rechenberg, 6, pp. 496-497). The papers were largely Wigner&#146;s work, but he included his good friend von Neumann as co-author in gratitude for von Neumann&#146;s having introduced him to the works of F. G. Frobenius and Issai Schur on group theory. </p><p>These offprints are from the library of theoretical physicist Gregor Wentzel, who also made contributions to quantum mechanics; he is best known for the Wentzel-Kramers-Brillouin approximation for finding approximate solutions to linear partial differential equations with spatially varying coefficients.</p>

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        THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS FROM THIS WORLD TO THAT WHICH IS TO COME.

      The Bunyan Anniversary Society, London 1928 - xii, 379p. With 14 illustrations after William Strang (not original etchings as in the original edition). Bound by Bayntun in half red crushed morocco with cloth sides and marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and gilt panel ornaments [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ORIGEN Y DIGNIDAD DE LA CAZA

      Sociedad de Bibliófilos Españoles - Tip. de Ramona Velasco, Madrid 1928 - (Segunda Época, tomo IV) XIX + 225 págs s/n + 497 Edición papel hilo verjurado Guarro, limitada a 400 ejemplares numerados, éste nº 24. Encuadernación de Brugalla. Conserva cubierta original. Ilustrado con lámina portada y VII láminas desplegables con grabados b/n, de la edición principe de 1634. Prólogo de Amalio Huarte y Echenique. (GASTOS DE ENVÍO por Agencia INCLUIDOS EN EL PRECIO, para España, pago por transferencia) . BIBLIOFILIA CAZA CINEGETICA 38503 ZA-72 Oferta Especial: La librería Ducable Libros ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 20% en todo su inventario. All items discounted by 20%. Precio original de este ejemplar / Original price of this book: 638,4 euros. Artesanal de época en piel con nervios, títulos dorados, ruedas en contracantos y corte sup. dorado

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        Vibrations Reminiscences

      L'Imprimerie Georges Petit, Paris 1928 - Paris: l'Imprimerie Georges Petit, 1921 (May 31st). First and numbered edition. Signed by Ripa de Roveredo, # 69 of 100 copies. Preface by Camille Mauclair. Oblong folio; sketch prints on Japon Nacre, loose in chemise and slipcase as issued. Tissue guards at sketches intact, though a few are creased. Near fine and fine sketch prints in a very good plus to near fine chemise and very good slipcase. Remarkably preserved from 1928, with a handsome and decorative aspect to the containing chemise, this is a collection of intense, almost tactile prints after stark - yet moving and wistful - face & head line-drawing sketches by the singular French female artist, Yvonne Ripa de Roveredo. A true rarity. LBB-G [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Ashenden or the British Agent

      Doubleday, Doran & Co., New York 1928 - 304pp., bound in original blue cloth stamped in orange, spine lettering orange, top edge orange, A very good copy in very good, price clipped pictorial dust jacket with small chips at spine ends and corners. The story of the most dramatic and terrifying aspect of the war and an exciting story of the British secret service. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Elizabeth and Essex

      Chatto & Windus, London,, 1928. A Tragic History. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge stained brown. Illustrations. A very nice copy. First Edition, First Impression. With the author&#39;s presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "To Herr Reisiger from The Author". Reisiger was the German translator of this book.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A FAIRY GARLAND: BEING FAIRY TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCH

      Cassell (NY: Scribner's) (1928), London - 4to. 251p. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac with 12 full-page color plates. Bound with gilt-titled vellum spine over blue cloth boards, t.e.g. Hughey 74. Minor soiling to vellum, else fine First edition. Limited to 1000 copies SIGNED by Dulac (this no. 334) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fairy Garland Being Tales from the Old French.

      London Cassell & Company, Limited 1928 - Signed Limited Edition DULAC, Edmund, [illustrator]. [PERRAULT, Charles, author]. A Fairy Garland. Being Tales from the Old French. London: Cassell & Company, Limited, [1928]. First Edition. Limited to 1,000 copies signed by Dulac, this being number 572. Large quarto (8 7/8 x 11 1/8 inches; 225 x 282 mm). 251 pp. With twelve color plates. Quarter vellum over blue cloth. Spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Spine tips very lightly bumped. A near fine, signed edition. Hughey. HBS 64547. $1,250 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, ABAA]
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        A Fairy Garland; Being Fairy Tales from the Old French

      Cassell & Company, London 1928 - One of 1000 numbered copies [#827] bound in one quarter vellum with gilt lettering to spine; blue cloth to boards. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Illustrated by 12 full colour plates with tissue guards. Signed by Dulac on the limitations page. The vellum overall a little dust darkened (slightly mottled) with a couple of tiny spots of damp, and with a lightly bumped heel; cloth has several tiny light spots of soil; corner's of boards very lightly shelf bumped; paper browning slightly as usual. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Yidishe Dikhterins: Antologye [Yiddish Women Poets: Anthology. Collected, Arranged, and Published with a Foreword, Bibliographic Notes, and Photographs of the Poets]

      Chicago: L.M. Stein. 1928. First. First edition. Large, thick octavo. Text in Yiddish. Lavish woodcut illustrations, tipped-in photographs of the authors, and facsimiles of important title pages throughout; dark blue pebbled cloth, stamped in gilt. One of 1500 copies, the entire edition. Spine gilt a little darkened, else just about fine. .

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

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Contributions to Analytical Psychology

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.,, 1928. Translated by H. G. and Cary F. Baynes. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Bookseller&#39;s small ticket to front pastedown, fore edges spotted, upper board severely mottled and with a tiny chip to the top edge but a very good copy in the exceptionally scarce dust jacket. The dust jacket has a couple of tiny chips and a long internally repaired tear to the lower panel. First edition, first impression. A publication in the legendary International Library of Psychology Philosophy and Scientific Method. And of considerable scarcity in dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        SUN ALSO RISES

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1928. First Edition, eighth printing, February 1928, with the same dustjacket artwork and design originally issued for the first printing. A photograph of Hemingway has been added to the rear panel in place of a drawing of the author. 8vo, publisher&#146;s original black cloth, with the gold paper labels on the spine and upper cover printed in black, in the scarce original dustjacket decorated and designed just as in the first printing. (6), 259 pp. A very pleasing copy, surprising in its state of preservation, the black cloth still quite fresh and bright, the gold labels whole and bright, a bit of minor mellowing only to the tips or edges, internally clean, solid and sturdy and with just a bit of the aging to which the paper is prone. The rare iconic dustjacket still very handsome, toned just a bit as would be expected, and with some light evidence of shelving or use at the edges or tips. FIRST EDITION, EARLY PRINTING, OF ONE OF THE AUTHOR&#146;S MOST IMPORTANT BOOKS AND AN ICON IN THE WORLD OF MODERN LITERATURE. PERHAPS THE GREATEST OF THE 20TH CENTURY EXPATRIATE NOVELS . Hemingway&#39;s fourth (and third generally published) book, and his first "bestseller." Hemingway was the leading spokesperson for the &#147;lost generation&#148;; he reflected the sentiments of those affected by the world wars and their disillusionment. His characters are often stoic and tough, very often intelligent and juxtaposed to a corrupt and brutal society. He is famous for his spare and understated writing style. <br> &#147;The title is derived from a pessimistic passage in Ecclesiastes, expressing a cynical disillusion in keeping with the postwar attitude.&#148; [Ox Compan to Amer Lit]The story of a group traveling from Paris to the bullfights in Pamplona, Hemingway draws on themes for which he became famous: his love of France and Spain, the life of expatriates, the aftermath of the Great War and bullfighting culture. The story culminates in the spectacle of the bullfights and the fallout of intimate relationships in the group of expatriates. A great representation of this time period as well as a good story.

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        La Geographie Commentee par Jos. Hemard et Illustree par lui

      Javal et Bourdeaux, Paris 1928 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Turning Wheel

      London: Heath Cranton Limited,, 1928. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to upper board and spine in black. With the pictorial dust jacket. Contents a little browned, bookseller&#39;s stamp to front pastedown, tips very lightly rubbed but a very nice copy in the lightly marked dust jacket with some erosion at one fold and a couple of small splash marks to the spine panel. First edition, first impression. With the author&#39;s signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "With all sincere regards to my Cincinnati friends - Mr & Mrs Robert H Smith. July 22 1929 Paul Creswick". A rare fantasy about an antediluvian paradise arising from the subsiding ocean and proving eventually to be Atlantis. The jacket art is spectacular.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Black Majesty. The Life of Christophe, King of Haiti

      New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1928 - With orginal pen and ink drawing of man on horseback by Blaine and inscription on verso of the flyleaf: "For Archie Crandell from Mahlon Blaine 41" Dr. Archie Crandell was a psychiatrist at New Jersey State Hospital at Greystone beginning in 1930; he later became the Medical Superintendent in 1950. The eccentric and unbalanced Mahlon Blaine was a patient of Dr. Crandell's at Greystone around 1940-1941, when he inscribed this book A remarkable association (BLAINE, MAHLON) First edition. 8vo. Colored drawings by Mahlon Blaine. Decorated cloth backed in black. Spine sunned, but very good in damaged slipcase. Rarely seen thus [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Bambi: A Life in the Woods

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1928 - One of the most beloved children's books in any language, and basis for the classic 1942 Disney animated film. Translated by Whittaker Chambers, who at this time was a leftist with close ties to the American Communist Party; Chambers later would achieve public prominence for exposing fellow Communists in the U.S. State Department, including Alger Hiss. First Printing. Octavo (20.5cm); green vertical-ribbed cloth, with pictorial device on front panel, titles stamped in gilt on the spine, and pictorial endpapers; dustjacket; 293pp. + 1 page ad; illus. Top edge slightly dusty, spine ends gently nudged, decorative bookplate of designer Harry Bordeaux Dorr on the front pastedown, with his name and address discreetly embossed on the front endpaper; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, subtly toned at the panels and slightly darker at the spine; shallow chipping to lower right corner tip, with a small tear along the lower edge of the front panel and three tape mends on the verso; an attractive, Very Good+ example, housed in a custom cloth slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Peirce Thesaurus of Security Distribution and Investment.

      THE INVESTMENT HOUSE OF FRED, NEW YORK 1928 - Gilt lettering on cover with imress flames. Gilt title on spine. Soiled spine. Soiled on the edges. Pages and edges start browning. Figures and photos in the book. DATE PUBLISHED: 1928 EDITION: 127 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Walls of Jericho

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1928. First. First edition. A slightly cocked, else very good or better copy in a fair example of the iconic and rare Aaron Douglas-illustrated dustwrapper with several chips and tears. The author&#39;s satiric first novel, set in the dance-halls, cabarets, and pool parlors of Harlem, is a highspot of the Harlem Renaissance and very seldom encountered in jacket. Dr. Fisher, as well as being one of the most promising of the Harlem writers, was also a successful X-ray specialist. He died in 1934 at age 37, of cancer caused by his exposure to radiation. .

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        Car Nikita. Pohádka [Tsar Nikita. A Fairy Tale]

      Prague: Kamilla Neumannová, 1928. Octavo. One of 100 hand-colored copies. Pushkin&#39;s bawdy and satirical fairy tale about Tsar Nikita and his forty daughters has been translated into Czech by Lala Gallová, and is illustrated throughout with bright hand-colored illustrations by R. Sirotský. The images are done in a bold folkloric, Egyptian-inspired style. Bound in white wrappers printed in red. Stitching is beginning to loosen slightly, else very fine.

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        Mastera Sovremennoj Gravury I Grafiki [Sovremennoi, Sovremennoy, Gravuri, Gravyuri] [ Masters of Modern Printing and Graphics]

      N.P., Moscow and Leningrad 1928 - Undated [1928]. In Russian. Well-illustrated book on early twentieth century Russian printmaking and graphic arts, arranged in sections by artist or school: Preduslov; Ostroumova-Lebedeva; Kruglikov; Dobuzhinski; Chekhonin; Narbut; Kardovski; Shiingovski; Mitrokhin; Annenkov; Leningrad School; Pavlov; Dobrov; Nivinski; Favorski; Kravchenki; Vatagin; Schterenberg; Moscow School. Illustrated throughout in black and white with several color plates. Light gray cloth printed in black and vermilion, xix, 415 pages. Externally a bit grubby and fingerprinted, hinges good, text block sound with a bit of separation between some sections but no loosened pages, pages lightly age-toned but clean with no names or other markings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1928. 4to., (4), 102 pp. With eight color plates and numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Full blue morocco lettered in gilt, gilt top, backstrip faded, otherwise a lovely copy sumptuously bound by Bayntun Riviere. First edition, English issue. Number 195 of 250 copies. Together with Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow was originally published in Washington Irving&#39;s collection of essays and short stories The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Latimore & Haskell pp. 63-4.

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        The Pilgrim's Progress

      Cresset Press, London 1928 - 174 & 162 pages. Large 4to, 36 x 25 cm, ten full-page wood-engraved plates: six by Blair Huges-Stanton, and four by Gertrude Hermes. Printed by the Shakespeare Head Press under the direction of Bernard Newdigate. As Roderick Cave noted [see: THE PRIVATE PRESS, p.183], "As Colin Franklin has so well put it in a phrase in which he linked Morris, Cobden-Sanderson, Hornby, and Newdigate, the books appear as if the literary works were privately digested as well as printed, and presented in the form proper to them." Printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper in 18 pt. Cloister, in a Limited edition, copy 76 of 195, and bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with the eight page prospectus for the publication laid-in. The text for Vol.I from the 11th edition, published 1688, which represents Bunyan's final revision; Vol.II taken from the 2nd edition, published 1687. Two small tears at endpapers of Vol. I repaired with archival tape. Spine slightly dried, bookplate Vol.I. Slight nick spine of one vol. Orig. thick black boards lettered in gilt. Teg. Very good in near fine slipcase. 2 vols. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        All The Conspirators

      London, Jonathan Cape,, 1928. A novel. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, blue and white decorative endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Les poinçons de l'orfèvrerie française, du quatorzième siècle au début du dix-neuvième siècle. [poincons].

      Paris, Louis Carré, 1928. - Gr. in-4°, XXIII-355p. Edition originale numérotée 1/1000 exemplaires sur vélin Montgolfier d'Annonay. Illustré de 12 planches hors texte en phototypie sous serpentes imprimées, de 2 planches dépliantes en fin de volume et d'innombrables reproductions de poinçons dans le texte. Bandeaux et lettrines de Georges Tcherkessof. Mise en page du titre et de la couverture par Maximilien Vox. Un ouvrage toujours de références. Magnifiquement relié. Luxueuse reliure plein parchemin, dos à nerfs, plats et entre-nerfs ornés de couronnes et de fleurs de lys dorés, encadrement doré sur les plats alternant feuilles de chêne et fleurs de lys, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservé. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eloa ou la soeur des Anges. Mystère. Dix-neuf lithographies de Raphaël Drouart

      Crès, Paris 1928 - Grand in-4 (330 x 267 mm), maroquin bleu, dos à quatre nerfs, filets sur les coupes, jeu de filets argentés intérieur, doublures ornées de lithographies sur soie, garde de tissu, tête dorée, tranches dorées sur témoin, couverture et dos conservés (reliure signée H. Blanchetière). Tirage limité à 100 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci sur Japon, non numéroté, est l'exemplaire de Madame Drouart, avec dédicace de l'artiste sur une page de garde ; il est enrichi de deux compositions originales inédites sur soie insérées dans les doublures, trois dessins originaux, d'une suite avec remarques sur vélin de Rives, et de nombreux croquis préparatoires au crayon. (quelques frottements sur le dos et les coins, odeur d'humidité, rousseurs sur les suites, quelques défauts sur l'étui). // Tall quarto (330 x 267 mm), blue morocco, spine raised on four bands, fillets on turns-in, silver fillets tooling on border inside, linings illustrated with lithographs on silk, cloth end-papers, top edge gilt, others gilt over support, soft cover and spine preserved (binding signed H. Blanchetière). Limited printing of 100 numbered copies. This one on Japan paper, not numbered, printed for Madame Drouart, with a signed dedication of the artist on an end-paper. It is enriched with two original compositions on silk illustrating linings, not used to illustrate the book, with also three original drawings, a suite of the illustrations with notes on "vélin de Rives", and numerous pencil drafts. (some rubbings on spine and corners, smell of humidity, brownings on the extra suites of illustrations, some defects on slipcase).

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        Hintergrund

      Berlin: Malik-Verlag,, 1928. 17 black and white drawings. With the yellow portfolio, as issued. A superb set in the somewhat ragged portfolio with tape repairs to the extremities. Published in an edition of 10,000 for Erwin Piscator&#39;s production of the anti-war play The Good Soldier &#138;vejk. Grosz collaborated with Piscator on the sets, costumes and projections, and this portfolio of satirical sketches was distributed to the audience at the première. Grosz was subsequently charged with blasphemy for his drawing of a crucified Jesus wearing a gas mask (No. 10), though he was eventually acquitted.

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        Spletnja jueiwet [?].

      Taschkent, Typo-Lithografija 2., [1928]. - [Geschwätz ? Text russisch]. Plakat. 108 × 72 cm. Ganzseitig Farblithographie. Sprache: Russisch, Erste Ausgabe. - Sehr reizvolles Plakat im Stil der Stenberg-Brüder auf dem sich hinter dem Rücken einer Arbeiterin die Kollegen das Maul zerreißen und ein Mann böse um die Ecke schaut. In nur 1530 Exemplaren gedruckt. - Vgl. Vollmer VI, 170. - Gefaltet, größere Randeinrisse, sonst gut erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Perewoye ogni.

      Taschkent, Tipo-Litografija 1, [1928]. - [Morgengrauen. Text russisch und Kyrillisch]. Plakat. 108 × 72 cm. Ganzseitige Farblithographie. Sprache: Russisch, Erste Ausgabe. - Eins von 1000 Exemplaren. - Aufwühlendes Filmplakat im Stile der Stenberg-Brüder auf dem eine Frau mit einem Mann kämpft und eine Eisenbahn droht, eine auf die Schienen gefesselte Frau zu überfahren. - Gefaltet, Randläsuren, leichte Eckfehlstelle. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Frank Albrecht (VDA/ILAB)]
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        THE COMPLETE NOVELS. Sense and Sensibility/Pride and Prejudice/Mansfield Park/EMMA/Northanger Abbey/Persuasion.With an introduction by J.C.Squire

      Heinemann.Ltd.London.,1928. FIRST ONE VOLUME EDITION.xviii,1421pp.Finely bound in recent full tan Morocco.Spine with five raised bands,compartments decorated in gilt.Burgundy title label,gilt.Single gilt ruled border on boards.All edges gilt.Marbled endpapers.A fine copy.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        SIGNED TYPED ADDRESS (GIVEN AT THE OBSERVANCE OF THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMISTICE)

      [1928], [Washington] 1928 - A nine-page pamphlet, stapled, with the pages consecutively numbered. The only printing information given are the numbers "19870--28" in small type at the bottom of the first page. A speech by Coolidge delivered under the auspices of the American Legion at the Washington Auditorium on 11 November 1928, while Coolidge was president. SIGNED by Coolidge at the end of the speech. In part: "Although our people became engaged in this great conflict [World War I], some in furnishing money, some in producing food and clothing, some in making munitions, some in administering our Government, the place of honor will always be accorded to the men and women who wore the uniform or our country--the living and the dead." Coolidge concludes, "The gravest responsibilities that can come to a people in this world have come to us. We must not fail to meet them in accordance with the requirements of conscience and righteousness." Coolidge's autograph is quite uncommon in this form. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Plays. The plays in one volume.

      Hodder and Stoughton, Limited, London, 1928 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. Frontispiece portrait of the author. First edition, first impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The

      1928. &#147;It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living&#148; ROUSSEAU, Jean-Jacques. The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Translated from the French by W. Conyngham Mallory & ornamented with thirteen original engravings from the Jouaust Edition of 1881 by Edmond H?douin. New York: Brentano&#39;s, 1928. First edition thus. Two octavo volumes (8 15/16 x 5 1/2 inches; 206 x 140 mm.). Title-pages printed in red and black. Thirteen engraved plates. Handsomely bound by Riviére & Son in contemporary full mottled calf, covers triple-ruled in gilt, spines richly gilt decorated in gilt with red morocco floral onlays in compartments, red and green morocco labels lettered in gilt, gilt board edges, gilt turn-ins, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. A near fine set.Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778) was one of the most influential thinkers during the Enlightenment in eighteenth century Europe. The Confessions is an autobiographical book by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. In modern times, it is often published with the title The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau in order to distinguish it from Saint Augustine&#39;s Confessions. Covering the first fifty-three years of Rousseau&#39;s life, up to 1765, it was completed in 1769, but was not published until 1782, four years after Rousseau&#39;s death, even though Rousseau did read excerpts of his manuscript publicly at various salons and other meeting places.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc. ]
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        LA LOI D'ACCOMODATION CHEZ LES BORGNES: "SURSUM CORDA" (FILM EN 3 PARTIES)

      Editions Th. Briant, Paris 1928 - 35pp, 1 b&w illustration + color cover. Text in French. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. "La Loi D'Accomodation Chez les Borgne "Sursum Corda" (Film en 3 Parties)" is a 1928 film scenario by the Dada/Surrealist pioneer Francis Picabia. This is one of three hundred copies printed on Velin D'Arches paper - number 350 of a total edition of three hundred and fifty copies. An exceptionally bright, beautifully preserved example of this uncommon and fragile item showing just a bit of light handling and soiling to its white wrappers. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        La Loi d'accommodation chez les borgnes - "Sursum corda" ( film en 3 parties ).

      Editions Th. Briant 1928 - In-4 ( 280 X 225 mm ) de 35 pages, broché sous belle couverture rempliée lithographiée en couleurs de PICABIA. 2 LITHOGRAPHIES originales de l'artiste, encartées. Tirage à 365 exemplaires. Un des 300 numérotés sur Arches. Bel exemplaire. Litterature edition-originale surrealisme dada [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tiré à Part]
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        Der Saliter., Zeitschrift zur Bekämpfung von Bauschädlingen Offizielles Organ des Hochbaureferaz der O.P.D. München *.

      München, Selbstverlag, 1928/1933. - Ca 32/35 S. pro Heft mit Gedichte, Witze, Werbung/Anzeigen (erfundenen), Karikaturen, vielen Zeichnungen. * N° 1 Februar 1928 - N° 2 Febr. 1929 - N° 3 1930 (Kampforgan des Hochbaureferats.) - N° 4 Febr. SALITER: Weisse Ausblühungen in feuchtem Mauerwerk" - 1931 (Schrey des Hochbaureferaz.) - N° 6 Febr. 1932 (23. Jahrgang)- N° 7 1933 (24. Jahrgang). Äußerst Selten, warscheinlich immer zum FASCHING erschienen. Im Heft N° 7: "Blasius geht durch den Hochbau". 7 Seiten Text mit 1 "Blasius"-Zeichnung (ohne Autor) - warscheinlich wurde (Siegfried) SIGI SOMMER (1914-1996) für später von Titel beeinflusst, oder er ist der Autor ? Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 400 4°, OIll.-Zeitschriften (teils maschinengetippt.), versch.-Farben. Insgesamt gute Exemplare, nur etwas randgebräunt oder leicht staubig. 1 Exemplar mit (Hinterdeckel) Brandflecken (absichtlich !) wegen Text "Starker Tabak".Fotos auf Wunsch. Äußerst Selten !

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am Ungererbad]
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        Twelve Days. An account of a journey across the Bakhtiari Mountains in South-western Persia

      London: The Hogarth Press 1928. . First edition, 8vo, 142, (2) pp. 32 photographic plates, some light foxing, later bookplate of the academic and author Dr. R.M. Burrell. Original marbled cloth, d.w. with one of the plates reproduced to the upper wrapper, slight loss to the spine ends and corners, some general wear to the edges with some marks and browning. Scarce in the wrapper. Cross & Ravenscroft-Hulme A17a.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Mandrake Over the Water-Carrier: A Recital

      London: Heinemann. (1928). First. First edition. Slight foxing to the endpapers else fine in a lightly age-toned and spine-tanned, near fine dustwrapper. A remarkable survivor as the jacket is slightly larger than the book, and is particularly susceptible to wear. Very scarce. .

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

      Louis Carrier, Montreal 1928 - Signed By Both Disraeli & Maurois. 1st Canadian Edition of Maurois' Famous Biography Of Disraeli [Rare Montreal Imprint]. 1st Edition from the US sheets. 8vo., 379pp. including index + 5 pp Ads. Purple silked cloth covered boards. A very good or better copy. Portion of the Dustwrapper flap pasted to the final blank Signed by Disraeli as Beaconsfield to Lady Northcote on his official envelope with the "Honi soit qui mal y pense" insignia engraved on the flap. mounted to the front pastedown. Plus a neat letter in purple ink signed by Maurois to an unnamed recipient dated 26 06 36 thanking the party for having sent him the most interesting article on Bernard Quesnay, the subject of the Author's 1928 semi-autobiographical work. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Autumn Leaves; An Autobiography; With a Sheaf of Papers, Sociological & Sinological, Philosophical & Metaphysical

      Published by Kelly & Walsh Limited, Shanghai First Edition January . Shanghai 1928. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original scarlet cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, Chinese characters to the upper panel, blind tooled border to the front panel, green illustrated end papers, monochrome photograph of the authors wife frontispiece. Thick 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 747 printed pages of text with 7 monochrome portraits and 2 plates. Spine ends and curved corners softened, chipped and lightly frayed, minimal rubs and scratches to the cover surface, spine sun darkened, 15 mm closed tear across the lower spine. Age darkening and light foxing to the closed page edges, minimal foxing to the first and last few pages, 28 mm round blemish to the recto of the frontispiece causing some waviness to the paper. In Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. This work deals with a wide range of subjects, a new theory of the origin and destiny of the universe, many questions of Chinese sociology, descriptions of life in Peking under the Monarchy forty years ago, problems of New China, the nature of History, momentous political questions of the day, the great disaster which is coming upon the world, and the problem of death. The Autobiographical Note includes experiences of a long life, mostly passed in China, views of world problems, criticisms of life and society, impressions of North and South China, anecdotes, etc. Member of the P.B.F.A. CHINA [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        Le Boy de sa Majesté. Nouvelle inédite. ornée de gravures sur bois de Frans Masereel.

      - Paris, René Kieffer 1928. 26,6 : 20,5 cm. 2 w.Bl., 3 Bl., 23,(3) S., 1 w.Bl. Mit 7 Orig.-Holzschnitten, davon 5 ganzseitig. Blaue Orig.-Broschur mit Titelschild. Ritter C a) 38. &#150; Eines von 200 numerierten Exemplaren auf 'Madagascar' von insgesamt 210 erschienenen Ex. Impressum vom Künstler in Bleistift voll signiert. Druck von R. Coulouma, Argenteuil. Jede Seite mit blau gedrucktem Satzspiegelrahmen. &#150; Die ersten 2 und das letzte weisse Blatt in Bund minimal stockfleckig, Umschlagrücken oben u. unten mit Fehlstellen, sonst gutes Exemplar. &#150; Selten! [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Gambado on Horseback

      n.p, n.d, ca. 1928 - A preliminary study for the plate "The Dray Horse makes a Noble Hunter" for An Academy for Grown Horsemen, by "Geoffrey Gambado" (Sir William H. Bunbury), published by Wm. E. Rudge, Mt. Vernon, NY, 1929. Gordon Ross (1873-1946) was a prolific artist, working mostly in watercolor, from his early days in his native Scotland. As a book artist he tackled everything from Dickens to Shakespeare, including a number of titles for The Limited Editions Club. He is also noted for his sporting work, which included illustrations for The Derrydale Press, Surtees's Jorrocks Jaunts and Jolities, and several large prints of notable sportsmen, including Sir Thomas Lipton, Hugo Meynell, Peter Beckford, and Surtees himself. The eminent collector A. Edward Newton, who wrote the introduction to the Surtees edition, praised Ross in his book End Papers: "No one now living in Great Britain and doing work in his line can compare with Gordon Ross, now living in New York.He has no living superior; I doubt if he has his equal for the very quality needed to illustrate a humorous classic." A superb draftsman, with a gift for portraiture, Ross's work has an ingratiating quality of lively elegance; his originals very seldom come on the market Image 10 x 11 inches; matted and framed to 17 x 17 inches overall. Pen, crayon and watercolor illustration.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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