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        Selected Poems

      Henry Holt and Company, New York 1928 - First printing of the revised or expanded edition, inscribed by Frost to Monroe Heath; includes selections from North of Boston, A Boy's Will, and Mountain Interval. Contains the classic poems: "The Road Not Taken", "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening", "Fire and Ice", "After Apple-Picking", and many others. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1928. Original gray boards backed in green cloth with gilt lettering, original dust jacket. Book very good, dust jacket with chipping and edgewear. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        George Washington Sportsman From his own Journals. [Preface by John C. Phillips.]

      Cambridge, Mass: The Cosmos Press, Inc, [1928] - Inscribed in corner of flyleaf "To Eugene V. Connett with kindest regards of John C. Phillips." "But Washington's first love in the realm of sport was riding to hounds over his own and neighboring plantations ." Preface One Hundred Copies Privately Printed for John Phillips. 8vo. 47 pp. Quarter black cloth and black boards, with stars. Fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      NY: Henry Holt & Co., 1928 First edition, first prnt. No first edition slug on copyright page; "roams" on p.44. Signed by Frost on the title page. Gilt illustrated label on front board and gilt lettering on spine. Neat place name and date on half-title page, touch of shelfwear at spine bottom edge; dustjacket with minimal edgewear, mostly on the front panel topedge and spine edges, three corners with slight loss, faint beginning toning on the spine. Very Good+ condition in a Very Good+ dustjacket with an archival cover. Crane A10.. Signed by Author. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        The House of Dr. Edwardes

      Little, Brown and Co. Boston 1928 - First Edition. "Professor Anselm Kreuzemark, the brilliant criminal, [is] in Barcelona visiting one of Spain's most powerful grandees. Thomas Preston, an Englishman and an old enemy of the Professor, work[s] to discover and block the Professor's plans to arouse the hidden hordes of Asia". Basis for Alfred Hitchcock's 1945 film-noir classic, Spellbound, that starred Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck. Near Fine but for few smudges and foxing to page edges, in Very Good plus dustjacket, centimeter chip at top spine end, top edge with some wear and several very short closed tears. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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      - CADY,HARRISON. ORIGINAL ART: CAMEL ON PYRAMID FROM RAGGEDY ANIMAL BOOK. Offered here is a large original finished pen and ink drawing signed by Cady used in the Raggedy Animal Book published by Rand McNally in 1928. The image is much larger than it appears in the book, done on artist board mounted in acid free matte. There is much charm and detail and this is one of Cady's most popular books. THe image shows Raggedy Camel sliding down the side of a pyramid with natives. It appear as a full page illustration on p. [59] of the book, (colored in printing). Image measures 10 1/4" high x 7 3/4" wide on board 14 x 11 1/4" [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        The Autobiography of Edward Lord Herbert of Cherbury with an Introduction By CH Hereford

      Gregynog Press, Newtown, Montgomeryshire 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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      Crosby Gaige, New York 1928 - 8vo, pp. 333. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Publisher's device in gold to front panel. Top edge gilt, leading and bottom edge uncut. Light bumping to corners, heavier bump to top right, spine gilt a little faded. A near fine copy. Eight plates. First edition. No. 494 of 861 copies, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON VERSO OF HALF-TITLE. Precedes the English trade edition (Hogarth Press, 1928) by nine days. Woolf's transgendered picaresque, sending Orlando on adventures through four centuries and a variety of guises. The eponymous hero(ine) was modelled on the author's friend Vita Sackville-West, to whom the book is dedicated. (Sackville-West's son Nigel later described Orlando as 'the longest love letter in literature'.) This copy is signed in Woolf's familiar purple ink, and lacks only the all but unfindable purple glassine dustwrapper. A lovely example. Kirkpatrick A-11a Kirkpatrick: A-11a

      [Bookseller: Neil Pearson Rare Books]
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      New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928.. Large octavo. Gilt cloth, t.e.g. Frontis and plates. Frontis. Trace of minor foxing to front endsheets, a few very minor smudges to cloth, otherwise about fine. First edition, preceding the UK trade edition. Copy #554 of eight hundred numbered copies (of 861), signed by the author. Woolf's amazing fictitious four century transgender "biography" of an ageless being named Orlando who starts life as an Elizabethan nobleman, then eventually transforms into a woman poet of vast social insight. It was written for, and inspired by, Woolf's friend and lover, Vita Sackville- West, to whom the book was dedicated and who appears as Orlando at various life-stages in several of the book's photographs. It has been described as "the longest love letter ever written." KIRKPATRICK A11a.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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      Crosby Gaige 1928 - New York Crosby Gaige, 1928. Limited Edition, Signed By Virginia Woolf WOOLF, Virginia. Orlando. A Biography New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928. First edition, limited to 861 copies, one of 800 numbered copies signed by the author in her signature color, this is a very low number -- 37. Octavo (9 x 6 inches; 228 x 153 mm). [iv], 333, [1, blank], [1, limitation page], [1, blank] pp. With eight inserted black-and-white plates, including frontispiece. Original full black cloth. Gilt-stamped boards and spine. Top edges gilt, others uncut. In very good condition. One of Woolf’s best works, Orlando follows the long and unusual life (over three hundred years) of the title character, whose life begins in Elizabethan England as a nobleman, and continues in the modern era as a brilliant woman poet (based on Woolf’s friend, Victoria Sackville-West). This excellent feminist novel emphasizes Woolf’s belief that women are the intellectual equals of men (and can be considered a companion piece to her A Room of One’s Own). Kirkpatrick A11. HBS 65642. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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      New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928.. Large octavo. Gilt cloth, t.e.g. Frontis and plates. Frontis. Spine and edges a bit sunned, crown and toe of spine a bit frayed, but a good, sound copy. First edition, preceding the UK trade edition. Copy #45 of eight hundred numbered copies (of 861), signed by the author. With the publisher's wife's calling card laid, amended in manuscript to make it his, and denoting this a Christmas gift. KIRKPATRICK A11a.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Orlando. A biography.

      Hogarth Press, London, 1928 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, plain coated burgundy endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First Edition, First Impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      Harcort Brace, New York 1928 - Woolf, Virginia. ORLANDO. New York: Harcourt, 1928. First American Edition. 8vo., 333pp. A superb copy of the US edition bound in blue cloth in a fine, fresh cinnamon dustwrapper, designed by Vanessa Bell. A far and away better copy of the book which includes a frontispiece portrait of Orlando & several photographic plates. Woolf's romantic fantasy romp, a tribute to Vita Sackville-West and the spirit of derring-do. A superior example, so much better than the crowd of onlookers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Storona lesnaja.

      Moskau, Sowkino, [um 1928]. - [Dem Förster ausweichen. Text russisch]. Plakat. 72 × 105 cm. Ganzseitige Farblithographie. Sprache: Russisch, Erste Ausgabe. - Reizvolles Filmplakat, das in drei Teilen einen Flüchtenden, eine friedliche Waldszene und einen grimmigen Förster zeigt. - Starke Randläsuren, Eckfehlstelle. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Frank Albrecht (VDA/ILAB)]
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        ORLANDO. A Biography

      Hogarth Press. London.,1928. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Illustrated with 8 full page mono plates. A fine clean copy in recent fine leather binding of full red morocco, spine with raised bands, compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards.Top edge gilt.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        La escultura románica en España

      - Períodos y fases de las artes plásticas. Escuelas, estilos, influencias. España. (73.033.4(46)) Gustavo Gili. Barcelona. 1928. 31 cm. 2 v. lám. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial con lomo en piel estampado con tejuelos y decorados. Corte superior dorado. Por A. Kings ley Porter. Escultura románica.España. GA1 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alcaná Libros]
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        Orlando: A Biography

      New York: Harcourt Brace and Company. (1928). First. First American trade edition. Fine in a spine-tanned, very good dustwrapper with small nicks and tears. A fantasy biography of transgendered Orlando, living alternately as male and female through four centuries. Made into a Sally Potter film in 1992 with Quentin Crisp(!) as Queen Elizabeth I. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Sovremennaja architektura Nr. 3. / Architektur der Gegenwart Nr. 3..

      Moskau, Staatlicher Verlag Moskau, 1928. Kl.-4°, 153 -184 S., zahlr. Abb, Broschur, Etwas knapp beschnitten (Paginierung beschnitten), 3 Durchstiche beim Rücken, sonst gutes Exemplar. Preis in CHF: 495. Text russ. Inhalt: Brüder Wesnin - Entwurf f. d. Lenin-Bibliothek in Moskau, 2. Varainte 1928; B. Sokoloff - Neue Sociale Gestaltung eines Kurhauses; W. W. Furduew - Die Tonfilmtechnik; j. Leonidoff - Eine neue sociale Form des Arbeiterklubs; R. Higer - Auf den Wegen zur Materialistischen Soziologie der Kunst;

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Sur un Air de Scarlatti

      A. A. M. Stols, Maestricht 1928 - Marbled paper over boards, backed in gilt-stamped parchment, original backstrip and front cover preserved at rear. Printed in red and black, and with full-page tissue-guarded illustrations. Number 9 from a limited edition of 10 copies on "Imperial du Japon" paper, and with an extra suite of plates. Some light dust-soiling along spine, otherwise fine. Plates are lovely. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        Of Dramatick Poesie

      Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, London 1928 - Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, London, 1928. Hard Cover. Book Condition: very good. First Edition. Limited Edition, 1 of 55 signed and numbered copies, this being number 43; quarter leather with white linen, marbled boards, gilt-lettered, xxvi, 84pp. printed on Millbourn hand-made paper, no dustwrapper issued for this signed issue [Gallup B7a]. Signed by T. S. Eliot.A very rare signed limited, one of only 55 copies signed and numbered by T. S. Eliot. Some light wear and discoloration on covers, but internally very nice and clean. Main text by Dryden, and includes a "Dialogue on Poetic Drama" by T. S. Eliot, a creative introduction that aims to clarify Dryden's ideas. Comes in a supplied collector's slipcase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Lou libre de l"amour. Enlumina per Etiennette Gilles. [Suivi de la traduction en français].

      Marseille: Imprimerie Ferran pour Les Bibliophiles de Provence, 1928 - Seconde publication des Bibliophiles de Provence, tirée à 125 exemplaires sur Hollande, in-8; le texte provençal est celui de l"édition privée de 1878, revu par Théodore Aubanel, et qu"il fit imprimer à petit nombre pour ses amis, celui-ci le n°LXVII imprimé pour Félix Baret. [viii: justification, faux-titre, titre imprimé en rouge et noir, Aux Bibliophiles de Provence], vi , [ii], 157p., [2p.]; frontispice en deux états (noir et couleur), et 25 jolies vignettes joliment aquarellées à la main par l"artiste. Reliure de Klein en demi-maroquin rouge à bandes, dos lisse avec titre à la japonaise, gardes marbrées, couverture conservée, tranche supérieure dorée. Très bel exemplaire. Ecrivain, éditeur, et poète lyrique, Théodore Aubanel (1829 - 1886) fut en 1854 l"un des fondateurs du Félibrige, mouvement pour la sauvegarde de la langue provençale. Poète profond et désespéré, sa vie fut assombrie par l"amour malheureux qu"il porta à Jenny Manivet, dite Zani. "Lou libre de l"amour", réimpression de la première partie de "Miougrano entreduberto" (La grenade entr"ouverte) chante cette passion sans espérance. Exemplaire nominatif destiné à Félix Banet, brillant avocat et maire de Marseille, mort en 1922. Très belles compositions sur bois d"Etiennette Gilles.

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE DES CARRÉS]
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      Chicago: Pascal Covici,, 1928. Translated by Ford Madox Ford. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in red and black, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket removed from rear pastedown. A few spots to front free endpaper. An excellent copy in the dust jacket with very slightly faded spine panel. First English language edition, first impression. Though the title page states that the translator was Ford Madox Ford, this edition was actually translated by Jean Rhys, who was his lover in Paris during the mid 1920s.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Diomede Boat Crew, Asiatic Shore in Distance

      Suffolk Eng. Co., Cambridge Mass. - 1928. (Photograph) Very good. Diomede Boat Crew, Asiatic Shore in Distance. The North American Indian. Portfolio 20, Plate 705. From Copyright Photograph 1928 by E. S. Curtis. Photogravure Suffolk Eng. Co., Cambridge Mass. Original Photogravure on Van Gelden Zonen : 21 3 / 4" X 17 13 / 16" Image: 15 9 / 16" X 11 3 / 8". Light soiling and foxing, mainly effecting the margins. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Max Beckmann. Gemälde aus den Jahren 1920 - 1928. Illustriertes Verzeichnis mit einer Vorrede von Dr. Wilhelm Hausenstein. Ausstellung bis Mitte Oktober 1928. Graphisches Kabinett München, Leitung Günther Franke.

      München, Ausstellung-Verlag-Galerie Briennerstraße 10 gegenüber dem Wittelsbacher Palais. 1928,. Fünfzigste Ausstellung. New Art Circle New York-München-Berlin. 21,4 x 15,8 cm, (16) Seiten, 6 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, lose einliegend ein Blatt auf Maschinenbüttenpapier gedruckte "Erst-Anzeige neuer Beckmann-Graphik" aus dem Verlag des Graphischen Kabinetts München mit 10 Positionen (mit den angegebenen Auflagehöhen und Preisen). Der Katalog verzeichnet 29 Positionen. Auf der letzten Seite ein kurzes Verzeichnis einiger der 50 Ausstellungen der Jahre 1923 bis 1923 im Kabinett.. Wiegend-Uhl 1522 [dort die Ausstellungsdauer vom 15.9. - 20.10.1928 vermerkt]. - Spalek 1988. - Literatur: Billeter, Felix, Max Beckmann und Günther Franke, 2000, darin Abbildung der einliegenden Verlagswerbung (Nr. 18, Seite 23).; ein Vergleichs-Exemplar dieses Kataloges als Nummer 23 im Ausstellungsverzeichnis aufgeführt.

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        King Island Village from the Sea

      Suffolk Eng. Co., Cambridge Mass. - 1928. (Photograph) Very good. King Island Village from the Sea. The North American Indian. Portfolio 20, Plate 700. From Copyright Photograph 1928 by E. S. Curtis. Photogravure Suffolk Eng. Co., Cambridge Mass. Original Photogravure on Vellum : 21 3 / 4" X 17 13 / 16" Image: 15 1 / 2" X 11 3 / 8". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Bella fotografia del fotografo G. Cerri di Pisa con dedica autografa Pisa, 28 / 3 / 1928. Nella parte alta della fotografia, scritto musicale di Mascagni dal Guglielmo Ratcliff.

      Foto di cm. 18x24 in cornice d?argento dell?epoca (cm. 21x27). Con DEDICA AUTOGRAFA di Pietro Mascagni. Axs

      [Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo]
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        Zmirot Zebulon. Smiroth Zebulon Recitative Fur Kantoren Redigiert Und Herausgegebne Von Oberkantor Zebulon Kwartin. Erstes Sammelwerk Seinen Imporvisationen

      New York 1928 - German and Yiddish introduction. Text underneath the musical score is in Hebrew using the Latin alphabet. 65 pieces. Signed and dated, Nov. 18, 1945 by Kwartin on the first page which is a glossy page with his photograph. 8 + 65 Pages. Scans available upon request. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Pan and Peacocks

      Four Seas Company, Boston 1928 - First edition. Cloth and decorated papercovered boards, with paper spine label. Slight paper remnants on the boards, and slight foxing and staining to endpapers, a very good copy in a fair only example of the rare dustwrapper, with a large tidemark at the lower extremities, and a couple of long tears. Inscribed by the author: "For Hazel B. Tallman, In memory of a voyage which she did much to make charming. W. Adolphe Roberts. September 23, 1931." Roberts was a prolific black journalist of West Indian origins, who was later known for his travel books of that region. He wrote the first true detective novel by an African-American, as well as volumes of both travel and poetry. The author's third book, and second volume of poetry, a very uncommon title, and the only copy we've seen in jacket. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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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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        Memoirs of a Fox-hunting Man; [together with] Memoirs of an Infantry Officer; [and] Sherston's Progress

      London, Faber and Gwyer, [Faber & Faber], 1928-36. 3 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, triple rule to turn-ins gilt, plain coated endpapers, all edges gilt. All fine copies. All First Editions, First Impressions.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Faber and Gwyer/Faber Limited. London.,1928-36. FIRST EDITIONS. Three volumes. 8vo.(7.5 X 5 Inches). Bright and clean copies throughout in fine recent leather bindings of full dark blue morocco, the spines with five raised bands, compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single ruled gilt border on boards. All edges gilt. Sassoon's masterpiece of autobiographical fiction. One of the great literary works of the twentieth century. The first volume was published anonymously in an edition of just 1500 copies and is scarce. A limited edition, signed by Sassoon, was published later in 1928 and matching limited and signed volumes issued alongside the publication of the two other volumes.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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      Paris: J. Peyronnet & C. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1928. First Edition. Paperback. Art; Archtiecture; Archaeology; EGYPTOLOGY; EGYPT; Africa; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Color , aquatint, etc; Folio 13" - 23" tal; 169, [13] pages; (Cabanes, Louis, illustrator. ) D'Ivary, Jehan. Promenades a Travers le Caire. Paris: J. Peyronnet, 1928. #115/335 (of 350). Folio, orig. Printed wrappers; some edge wear, creasing & darkening. Mounted color & tinted plates, lettered tissue guards, color pochoir initials & decorations. Minor foxing to front matter. Loose as issued. Contents VG. In custom blue cloth box. A tour in French language through the Egyptian area with 28 11x14" tissue protected plates depicting architectural, archaeological, religious, historical and social scenes. ; 0 .

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        LE GRAND SILENCE BLANC. ( Roman vécu d'Alaska ).

      Editions Mornay 1928 - Petit in-4 ( 250 X 195 mm ) de 237 pages, plein vélin ivoire, dos lisse avec titre en rouge "à la chinoise ), titre mosaïqué en grandes lettres rouges, listel d'encadrement sur le premier plat avec motifs géométriques et masques d'inspiration des indiens du Nord-Canada, totem polychrome mosaïqué au second plat, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés, listels vieux-rouge aux contreplats, étui bordé. ( Reliure signée de Ivan MONOD ). Frontispice, 32 illustrations en couleurs dans le texte et nombreux culs-de-lampe, lettrines, bandeaux, vignettes et ornements de Clarence GAGNON, le grand peintre canadien réalise peut être ici, son oeuvre la plus inspirée, rarement l'accord entre un texte et une illustration aura été aussi harmonieux. Exemplaire n°103/725, un des 650 sur B.F.K. de Rives ( après 30 sur Annam ). Très bel exemplaire, en parfait état, parfaitement relié. Littérature illustre-moderne [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ladies Almanack, Showing their Signs and their Tides; their Moons and their Changes; the Seasons as it is with them; their Eclipses and Equinoxes; as well as a full Record of diurnal and nocturnal Distempers. Written and Illustrated By a Lady of Fashion

      Printed for the Author, Paris 1928 - Printed for the Author, and Sold by. following two lines inked out - (?? Gift copy from author - but no other marks or annotations). Originally read Edward W. Titus at the Sign of the Black Mountain, Paris:, 1928. [published anonymously by Djuna Barnes]. "The privately printed roman-a-clef to the Parisian lesbian community and to Natalie Barney's salon, 'Ladies Almanack,' celebrates female sexuality and mocks eighteenth-century language." (Blain et al. Feminist Companion to Literature in English). Original cream-colored pictorial wrappers are clean and VG without browning or chipping. 1" closed split alongside spine. Internaly fine - Alfa paper issue, limited to 1000 numbered copies on Alfa paper - numbered 183. Photos on request. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Creaking Shelves Books]
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      Horace Liveright, New York 1928 - Hardcover. Blue cloth. Slight lean to spine. Extremities rubbed, corners slightly bumped. Bookplate on paste-down endpaper. Dust jacket faded and stained with chips and tears. Small sticker on front flap. Illustrations by the Author. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Booked Up, Inc.]
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      Paris, NRF Librairie Gallimard, 1928 - 72 S. (Textteil ab S. 10) + 77 s/w. Tafeln (ges. ca 220 S.). Komplett. FOTOS AUF WUNSCH - Possibilite de photos ! * Andre Breton (1896-1966) war ein französischer Dichter, Schriftsteller und der wichtigste Theoretiker des Surrealismus.Im Jahr 1928 schrieb er sein bisher erfolgreichstes Buch: den experimentellen Roman "Nadja" und mit "Le Surrealisme et la peinture" bemühte er sich um eine theoretische Begründung surrealistischer Malerei.Zitat *****BESTELLUNGEN INNERHALB DEUTSCHLAND NUR MIT VORKASSE - SEPA-ÜBERWEISUNG / KREDITKARTE ABEBOOKS / PAYPAL****** Sprache: fr Gewicht in Gramm: 760 Kl. 4° (24, 3 x 19, 5 cm), O(Grünglänz.-Umschl.)-Franz.-Broschur mit Titel u. Transpar.-Pergamentschutzpapier. Einband eigentlich gut erhalten, nur an d. Kapiteln kl. Fehlstellen (nicht sehr störend), Schutzpapier etwas unfrisch. Innen Papier sauber, ohne Flecken !, Schnitt leicht ergraut. Insgesamt komplett u. gut erhalten (Bon a moyen etat du dos). Erstauflage der Buchhandelausgabe ! PREMIERE EDITION. N° 672. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am Ungererbad]
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        Kunst der Zeit. Organ der Künstler-Selbsthilfe. SONDERHEFT: ZEHN JAHRE NOVEMBERGRUPPE.. Heft 1-3, III. Jahrgang, Nummer eins bis drei 1928.

      1928,. 32 x 24 cm, 101 (3) Seiten, zahlreiche schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, Original-Broschur mit illustriertem Schutzumschlag (dieser lädiert und hinterlegt. Eckausriss unten rechts, siehe die Abbildung), das eigentliche Heft in einem sehr guten Zustand.. Grohmann-Bibliographie (1987), 60. - Kliemann, Helga: Die Novembergruppe, vgl. den Text Anmerkung 71, Seite 82. - Kliemann Bibliographie Seite 138, I. - Ausst.-Kat Galerie Bodo Niemann Berlin ("Novembergruppe, 1993/94"), Seite 25 Anm. 9. - Novembergruppe: Künstlervereinigung (Berlin 1919 bis 1935), benannt nach der Novemberrevolution 1918; Gründungsmitglieder: Cesar Klein, Moriz Melzer, Max Pechstein, Heinrich Richter-Berlin, Georg Tappert. Radikal-revolutionäre Künstlergruppe aus dem Umkreis von Herwarth Waldens Zeitschrift DER STURM aus den Bereichen bildende Kunst, Architektur, Literatur und Musik; Unterstützung der sozialen Revolution in Deutschland, Forderung nach Einheit von Kunst und Volk. Aktivitäten: Ausstellungen, Künstlerfeste, Veranstaltungsreihen; Aufruf und Anthologie >An Alle Künstler!<; 1922 Zusammenschluss mit der Dresdner Sezessions Gruppe 1919 und der Gruppe DAS JUNGE RHEINLAND zum Kartell fortschrittlicher Künstlergruppen in Deutschland (zitiert nach Kat. Gesamtkunstwerk Expressionismus, Mathildenhöhe 2010).

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      Georges Briffaut, Paris 1928 - 328 pp. + 264 pp., 2 volumes, in-8, demi-chagrin bleu à coins, dos à 5 nerfs avec auteur, titre et tomaison dorés, têtes dorées, couvertures et dos conservés. Edition donnée par Louis Perceau et illustrée de compositions hors texte en couleurs de Paul-Emile BECAT. Pas de justification de tirage. Le tome I enrichi d'une aquarelle originale (12 x 15 cm) avec envoi signé : "A mon ami / Keeler Faus / [Signature]". Dos décolorés (verts), quelques minimes épidermures, intérieur parfaitement frais. Très bon exemplaire. In-8° [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Bon Vivant&#39;s Companion, or How to Mix Drinks

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1928. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Edition limited to one hundred and sixty signed and numbered copies printed on Navarre rag paper. Cloth backed boards, edges uncut. Moderate edge wear, light soiling to endpapers and some of the pages. Edited and with an introduction by Herbert Asbury. A very good copy. ; Octavo; Signed by Editor .

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        Domestic Architecture in Rural France by Samuel Chamberlain. Sketches in Lithograph, Drypoint, Pencil and Wash, of Small Chateaux, Farms, Town Houses, Cottages, Manoirs, Windmills, Gates, Doorwaysm Details, etc., from Burgundy, Auvergne, Provence, Normand

      Architectural Book Publishing Company - Paul Wenzel and Maurice Krakow. 1928 - Architectural Book Publishing company, 1928. Complete with: 55 plates (+1 including signed plate)+ 7 page forward + title page. *Also includes additional cathedral drypoint signed in pencil by Samuel Chamberlain (11" x 13")* Very good+. Thick loose 11" x 13" sheets in tied portfolio. Clean, unmarked pages. Good binding and cover. Hardcover. Book plate inside cover. Small scrape at head of spine. Please see our pictures of this lovely book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MAJORCAN HOUSES AND GARDENS. A Spanish Island in the Mediterranean.

      William Helburn Inc, New York 1928 - Gran folio, 1 mapa, port. a dos tintas, 4h, XVIIp, 1h, 94h (188 láms con dibs b/n, a dos tintas y color, y con fots b/n, en su mayoría a plena pág, 2h. Tela edit, dorados en plano ant. y en lomo, rotura en parte sup, despegado en parte por el cajo. - Primera edición. Un libro extraordinario, con fotografías soberbias de monumentos, edificios, casas, interiores, patios y jardines. 1928

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        Louis Wain&#39;s Animal Book

      1928. first edition. &#39;Cats and Dogs&#39; in BethlemWAIN, Louis. Louis Wain&#39;s Animal Book. London & Glasgow: Collins&#39; Clear-type Press, [Collins Bumper Books, 1928]. First edition. Small quarto (8 7/16 x 6 7/16 inches; 215 x 164 mm.). 128 unnumbered pages. Full color title-page, full color frontispiece and one full color plate. Profusely illustrated throughout with two-tone color illustrations and black and white line drawings. Original color pictorial yellow boards. Some minor [old] worming to to last leaf and rear paste-down, otherwise an exceptionally fine copy of this rare Louis Wain title.At the end of the nineteenth century, Louis Wain (1860-1939), the Edwardian cat artist who went mad, became a household name as an illustrator of cats, whom he depicted in all sorts of activities, from skating and playing cricket to driving motor cars, attending dances, and playing musical instruments. &#147;He invented a cat style, a cat society, a whole cat world. English cats that do not look like Louis Wain cats are ashamed of themselves&#148; (H.G. Wells).&#147;From 1883, Wain began to draw cats as they had never been drawn before, cats in humorous guises, in human situations, but always beautifully handled&#133;although he was sometimes forced to draw dogs before he became well-known!&#148; (Houfe, The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists 1800-1914).It is well known that Louis Wain did some of his best work after he was declared insane. He had suffered the loss of his wife Emily in 1886, just three years after they were married. In 1914 he had invested money in his porcelain &#39;Futurist Cats&#39; but within two months of the launching of the cats, the Great War broke out. It is said that a ship carrying a cargo of them was torpedoed, and with it sank all Louis Wain&#39;s hopes of a financial return from the project. This was not the worst of Wain&#39;s misfortunes&#133; On Wednesday October 7th, 1914, Louis Wain "slipped on the stairs" and fell off a London Omnibus (open-top bus) which had swerved and braked to avoid &#39;a cat&#39;. For more than a week he lay unconscious in St. Bartholomew&#39;s Hospital. When he came round, Wain moaned something about "The cat! The cat!" Not very long passed before he had to go to a mental hospital. Cats had indeed robbed him of his wealth, his health and his reason. When his sisters could no longer cope with his erratic and occasionally violent behaviour, he was finally committed, in 1924, to a pauper ward of Springfield Mental Hospital in Tooting. A year later, he was discovered there and his circumstances were widely publicized, leading to appeals from such figures as H. G. Wells and the personal intervention of the Prime Minister. In the Autumn of 1927 Wain was transferred to the Bethlem Royal Hospital in Southwark, and again in May 1930 to Napsbury Hospital near St Albans in Hertfordshire, north of London. This hospital was relatively pleasant, with a garden and colony of cats, and he spent his final fifteen years there in peace. While he became increasingly deluded, his erratic mood swings subsided, and he continued drawing for pleasure. His work from this period is marked by bright colours, flowers, and intricate and abstract patterns, though his primary subject remained the same.Dale, 105

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