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        Novembre

      Paris, Les Editions d’Art Devambez 1928 - FLAUBERT Gustave. Novembre. Réalisé sous la direction artistique de édouard Chimot. Paris, Les Editions d’Art Devambez, 1928. In-4 [330 x 250 mm], maroquin bleu nuit à longs grains, dos à cinq nerfs orné de caissons dorés, plats entièrement ornés de multiples rectangles dorés, triple filet doré intérieur, filets dorés sur les coupes, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture et dos conservés, gardes de papier marbré avec rehaut or, étui, (Creuzevault). Bel ouvrage illustré de vingt-et-une eaux-fortes et pointes sèches, hors et in texte, gravées par Edgar Chahine. Tiré à 238 exemplaires, celui-ci, l’un des 25 de tête sur Japon à la forme, contenant les eaux-fortes en 3 états, 4 planches supplémentaires en 3 états & deux beaux dessins originaux de l’artiste, signés. Magnifique exemplaire dans une reliure de Louis Creuzevault. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heino Meyer]
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        Signed portrait.

      N. p., 1928. - 210:150 mm. Elegantly matted and framed. A black-and-white bust portrait photograph by John Graudenz (1884-1942); with autograph dedication to "[Youra] Guller, der wunderbaren Interpretin in Dankbarkeit | Albert Einstein | 1928". - Guller's first name has been scratched out. Small creases in the right margin, near the photographer's pencil signature, otherwise in good condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Shunned House

      Athol, Mass.: Published by Paul Cook The Recluse Press. 1928. First. First edition. Preface by Frank Belknap Long. Black cloth. Spine lettering largely rubbed away as usual, a trifle foxed on the front endpapers, else about fine, issued without dustwrapper. Housed in a quarter morocco clamshell case. Currey's Issue C 2 (sheets bound by Arkham House with cancel copyright notice). Lovecraft's first book, one of 100 copies bound up by Arkham House in 1961 from unbound sheets (a few sets of sheets had been bound up in 1936 and circulated only among a few of Lovecraft's friends). From the collection of John K. Martin, with his simple, tiny book label on the rear pastedown. John K. Martin founded the Black Sparrow Press and is perhaps best known for providing Charles Bukowski a guaranteed stipend that allowed Bukowski to leave his post office job in order to write. Martin's private collections are renowned for the superior condition of their material. .

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

      Th. Knaur Nachf, Berlin 1928 - illus. yellow & black card wraps with price of "1 Mk" printed on front, the digit 9 is printed at the base of spine (now faint) to indicate number 9 in the series. Light shelf wear and reading crease, light dirt marks and spots of foxing to edges, small bump to both ends of spine, v.light creasing to one rear corner, pp218-219 have spots of foxing to one corner away from the text, some tanning to stiching holes, 254pp This is the first German language edition published in 1928; and is one of only three non-English translations published before the author's death in 1940. The scarcity of this edition is seemingly due to two factors: firstly, the novel didn't really attract much attention on release; secondly, the programme of book burning by Nazis during the 1930's. From WorldCat searches, our copy seems to be one of only five that are locatable including a copy in the library at Princeton University. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Scarlet Pimpernel]
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        CATALOGO COMPLETO DEL AVION NIEUPORT-DELAGE 52

      1928 Catálogo completo del Avión Hispano Nieuport 52. 1928. 2Vol. I vol: Texto de las piezas, 104Pág. II vol: Láminas de despiece, un total de 51. Detalle y descripción de todo el avión pieza a pieza. La Hispano-Suiza compro la licencia para la construcción de 125 aviones en su fábrica de Guadalajara. Raríssima Obra. Ref 2.8 Biblioteca A. Caracteristicas del avión: Tripulación: 1 Longitud: 7,64 m (25 pies 0 pulg) Envergadura: 12,00 m (39 pies 4 adentro) Altura: 3,00 m (9 pies 10 adentro) Superficie alar: 27,8 M (299 pies) Peso en vacío: 1.360 kgr (2.998 libras) de peso cargado: 1.800 kgr (3.968 libras) Central eléctrica: 1x Hispano-Suiza 12HB líquida de 12 cilindros refrigerado por motor V-12, 373 kW (500 CV. Edición Limitada. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Excelente.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        The Front Page (Signed First Edition)

      Covici Friede, New York 1928 - First Edition. INSCRIBED by Hecht to members of his family on the front endpaper: "To Peter, Esther, Patty Hecht / From Ben Hecht / Love." Ben Hecht's rarest and most important play, basis for three key films: in 1931 with Adolphe Menjou and Pat O'Brien, in 1974 with Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau, and most importantly, the classic screwball comedy "His Girl Friday," with Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell in 1940. Hecht is arguably the greatest screenwriter of Hollywood's golden era, Housed in a custom quarter-leather clamshell box.Very Good plus or better in a Near Fine, professionally restored example of the rare dust jacket. Spine slightly toned, faint foxing and a tiny stain at the page fore-edges, and light rubbing and bumping at the extremities. Jacket presents beautifully, with only a few cello-tape repairs at the verso to note. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Millions Of Cats.

      Coward McCann, New York 1928 - First edition with Jersey City Printing Company on the copyright page. Oblong, original illustrated boards. Signed by the author on the verso of the front free endpaper. An excellent near fine copy in a very good dust jacket. Housed in a custom quarter morocco box. Millions Of Cats won a Newbery Honor award in 1929, one of the few picture books to do so. It is the oldest American picture book still in print. Once upon a time there was an old man and an old woman who were very lonely. They decided to get a cat, but when the old man went out searching, he found not one cat, but millions and billions and trillions of cats! Unable to decide which one would be the best pet, he brought them all home. How the old couple came to have just one cat to call their own is a classic tale that has been loved for generations. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        A L'HOPITAL MARIE MADELEINE. Gravures de Gus Bofa.

      1928 - Sans lieu [Paris], Editions les Amis de Nandette, 1928. In-quarto (198 X 256) maroquin beige, important décor mosaïqué en maroquin noir et framboise dans un encadrement de listel de maroquin framboise (premier plat : salle d'hôpital avec deux rangées de lits sur un sol en damier ; second plat : paire de ciseaux coupant une bande de gaze), dos quatre nerfs sertis de filets à froid, caissons de listels de maroquin framboise, auteur et titre dorés, date en queue, coupes et coiffes décorées, tranches dorées, plats doublés d'une grande plaque de maroquin noir, gardes de soie moirée rouge, plats et dos de la couverture conservés, étui bordé (A. J. GONON rel. - 1929) ; (2) ff. blancs, 6 planches hors-texte, 113 pages (dont faux-titre et titre), 28 planches hors-texte, (1) f. (achevé d'imprimer), (2) ff. blancs. EDITION illustrée de HUIT LITHOGRAPHIES originales de Gus BOFA coloriées au pochoir (dont frontispice), d'une vignette de couverture coloriée et de sept culs-de-lampe sur bois. Les lithographies ont été tirées à la presse à bras par les frères MOURLOT. Tirage limité à 110 EXEMPLAIRES. UN des CINQ EXEMPLAIRES numérotés sur JAPON Impérial (n°5), tirage de tête, comprenant DEUX EAUX-FORTES ORIGINALES, un DESSIN ORIGINAL et TROIS SUITES des lithographies, en noir, en couleurs et avec remarques. BEAU DESSIN ORIGINAL à la mine de plomb signé « Gus Bofa » ; il s'agit d'un portrait de l'auteur intitulé « Pierre Mac Orlan à l'ordinaire ». Eau-forte originale intitulée "Boucherie Littéraire", en deux états ; le premier état sur Japon, justifié « 5/25 » et signé au crayon par l'artiste, le second sur Hollande justifié « 1/5 ». Toutes les lithographies possèdent la suite en trois états, le frontispice excepté qui n'en possède que deux. Alphonse-Jules GONON (1877-1946) est venu à la reliure par la bibliophilie et sans doute animé par le désir d'habiller les ouvrages de ses nombreux amis, poètes, écrivains, peintres et graveurs. Il utilisa des peaux de chèvre naturelles, ou parfois teintes par ses soins. Ses recherches furent dirigées surtout vers l'emploi de matières originales. SUPERBE EXEMPLAIRE de reliure « parlante », d'une teinte rare, réalisée avec un goût très sûr par le relieur parisien Alphonse GONON (1877-1946). (San Millan, Bibliographie de Gus Bofa, 16 - Devauchelle, La Reliure en France, 260. ? Fléty, Dictionnaire des relieurs français, 83). FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Fiesta [The Sun Also Rises]

      Berlin: Ernst Rowohlt Verlag. (1928). First. First German edition of The Sun Also Rises. Translated by Annemarie Horschitz. Fine in fine pictorial dustwrapper. The title was changed (and the text censored) for the British edition, and the German publisher retained the English title. Hemingway's first book translated into German. A beautiful copy. Rare in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Lady Chatterley's Lover.

      Florence. Privately Printed in Florence, Italy. 1928. - First Edition: Signed/limited Edition. This is No. 145 of an edition limited to 1000 copies, signed by D.H. Lawrence.Title Page: "Lady Chatterley's Lover (caps) by D.H. Lawrence (caps)" and with "Privately printed 1928" at the bottom of the title page. At the bottom of the copyright page is the slug: "FlorenceÐPrinted by the Tipografia Giuntina, directed by L. Franceschini." A handsome copy bound in the original mulberry paper-covered boards. With a professionally rebacked spine and a new crisp white paper label. The original front boards feature a black-ink drawing of a Phoenix rising from the flames. Printed on deckle-edged paper. A few pages have been opened carelessly, resulting in some tearing. Hinges are very tight. With professional restoration by the Dragonfly Bindery of R.I. With faint residues of tape marks which held on the original spine and with some restoration to the corners. Overall, a handsome copy of this scarce signed literary highspot. First Edition: Signed/limited Edition. This is No. 145 of an edition limited to 1000 copies, signed by D.H. Lawrence.Title Page: "Lady Chatterley's Lover (caps) by D.H. Lawrence (caps)" and with "Privately printed 1928" at the bottom of the title page. At the bottom of the copyright page is the slug: "FlorenceÐPrinted by the Tipografia Giuntina, directed by L. Franceschini." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brainerd Phillipson Rare Books]
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        Winnie the Pooh" and "The House at Pooh Corner"

      London, Methuen & Co., 1926 & 1928 - 2 volumes, octavo. Finely bound in full morocco (Winnie the Pooh, green and The house at Pooh Corner pink), gilt titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, gilt rules to boards,and gilt pictorial motif to front boards, pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt, housed in a leather entry slip case. Beautifully bound in fine condition. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard. Both First Editions, signed by E. H. Shepard on the title page of "The House at Pooh Corner". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        West Running Brook

      Holt 1928 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Robert Frost on the title page. This is the True first edition, first issue, without "First Printing" on copyright page, and with the word "roams" on the final line on page 44. An attractive dustjacket with some wear to the spine and edges. The book is in wonderful shape. The binding is tight, with minor wear to the panels and edges. The pages are clean with no marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy with the original dustjacket SIGNED by the author. We buy Frost First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1928 - Octavo. Original pink cloth, titles to spine and pictorial design to upper board gilt, pink pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. With the supplied first impression dust jacket. Housed in a blue quarter morocco slipcase with chemise. Gift inscription to half-title. Lightly rubbed, uneven fading to boards, spine faded, free endpapers browned, light spotting to edges. A very good copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with tanned spine panel. Illustrations throughout by E. H. Shepard. First trade edition. Signed by Shepard on the title page together with an autograph letter signed from Shepard to Tasha Tudor tipped-in on the verso of the front free endpaper. The letter, addressing Tudor by her married name, McCreedy, is dated 28 November, 1957. Tudor (1915–2008) was the American author and illustrator of numerous children's books, including Pumpkin Moonshine (1938). Shepard writes to her that "I have heard from Miss George of the Oxford University Press that you are staying in the neighbourhood. It will give great pleasure to my wife and to myself if you will come and see us". Tudor has additionally inscribed this copy to her eldest daughter on the half-title, "To Bethany with much love from Mummy". Provenance: from the collection of Pat McInally. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        THE OUTERMOST HOUSE. A YEAR OF LIFE ON THE GREAT BEACH OF CAPE COD. Inscribed

      Doubleday Doran, New York 1928 - Beston, Henry. THE OUTERMOST HOUSE. A Year Of Life On The Great Beach Of Cape Cod. Presentation Copy. New York: Doubleday Doran, 1928. First Edition, neatly Inscribed by Henry Beston on the front free endpaper. "Inscribed for Frederick E. Tupper Esq., with the best wishes of his old friend and neighbour, Henry Beston". Additionally with the dedicatee's later neat gift inscription, 'a different book for my good friend Frank G. Duffy with kind regards from Frederick E. Tupper, April 1936'. A very good copy in blue cloth, (off-setting to the front and rear pastedowns likely from old newsprint paper clippings, tear to front hinge expertly closed, gilt titles, the spine faded as is usual). Illustrated with 31 original photographs by William A. Bradford, A.C. Bent, G.A. Whiting, D.B. MacMillan and others. 8vo. 222 pp. A very nice example of Henry Beston's now classic observations of Cape Cod in the tradition of Henry David Thoreau. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Series of Books TRUZHENITSA VOSTOKA ("Working [Toiling] Woman of the East"). First Edition

      Moscow: OMM, 1927-1928 - Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Illustrated lithographic covers. One book inscribed to art critic Aleksey Mikhailov. In various condition. Berger, A. AZERBAIDZHANKA ("Azerbaijan Woman"). Stina, I. A. BASHKIRKA ("Bashkir Woman"). Dobriansky, V. N. BURYATKA ("Buryat Woman"). Mikhailov, A. I. VOTYACHKA ("Votyak Woman"). Khudadov, V. N. & Demidov, G. V. GRUZINKA ("Georgian Woman"). Shamkhalov, A. DAGESTANKA ("Dagestan Woman"). Ivanovsky, S. KABARDINKA ("Kabarda Woman"). Smirnov, N. KALMYCHKA ("Kalmyk Woman"). Shteinberg, Ye. KAMCHADALKA ("Kamchatka Woman"). Dubrovskaya, A. MONGOLKA ("Mongolian Woman"). Mikhailov, A. I. MORDOVKA ("Mordvinian Woman"). Dobriansky, V. N. OIRATKA ("Oirat Woman"). Khatsrevin, Z, L. PERSIYANKA ("Persian Woman"). Venediktov, N. N. TURKMENKA ("Turkmen Woman"). Smirnov, N. A. TURCHANKA ("Turkish Woman") (signed). Moskalev, V. I. UZBECHKA ("Uzbek Woman"). Berger, A. CHECHENKA (Chechen Woman"). Mikhailov, A. I. CHUVASHKA ("Chuvash Woman"). Rare. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lady Chatterley's Lover

      Privately Printed, (Florence: Printed by the Tipografia Giuntina), 1928.. First edition, no. 929 of 1,000 copies signed by the author, 8vo, (iv), 365, (1) pp, bound without a final blank leaf. Original paper from the boards bound in, light stains to the edge of the recto of the limitation leaf. Modern mulberry full morocco, gilt titled spine, blind stamped phoenix to the upper cover replicated from the original binding, an excellent copy. Roberts A42a.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        The Children.

      New York & London: D. Appleton and Company, 1928 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and upper board in yellow. Spine very slightly rolled, light spotting to edges and toning to endpapers. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to the French translator of her books on the front free endpaper, "To Louis Gillet with my friendly remembrances. Edith Wharton. September 1928". With eight corrections in the author's hand to pages 136, 147, 221, 234, 248, 304, 338, and 342. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Dark Princess: A Romance

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. 1928. First. First edition. Bookplate of "The Wrights" on the front pastedown, a tiny bit of wear at the crown, near fine, lacking the rare dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the front fly. Exceptionally uncommon signed. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball

      Putnam's Sons 1928 - FIRST EDITION of Babe Ruth's "Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball." Published in New York by Putnam's sons in 1928. "First Edition" stated on copyright page. Book near fine, with some offsetting from old newspaper clips on pages vi, vii, verso of vii, ix,x, xi, verso of xi and half-title page. Previous owner's handwritten name on front free end paper, tiny white dot on top of edge of front cover, very slight rubbing of corners and bottom of spine. DJ very good, some chipping at spine ends and corners, and minor wear along edges, a couple of very small close tears. Comes in custom-made slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Wild Animal Interviews (EXCEPTIONAL SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY TO THE 'SINFUL MAVERICK' AND FELLOW CO-FOUNDER OF THE AMERICAN BISON SOCIETY, Martin Garretson)

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1928 - (Non-Fiction) (Natural History) HORNADAY, William. Wild Animals Interviews And Wild Opinions Of Us. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. Hardcover. First Edition. Amazing Association Copy! Signed by the author to Martin Garretson. Garretson was the curator of The National Museum of Heads And Horns and was once the world's leading bison scholar. Hornaday and Garretson were co-founders of The American Bison Society. The Inscription reads, 'To my admired and beloved friend. M.S. Garretson (Sinful Maverick), whose unfailing cherrfulness about life is to me a constant inspiration to do better; With the compliments of the struggling young author.' Inscription is dated October 22, 1928. Lacks Original DJ. Slight wear to edges with light toning. Very scarce book and a unique inscription! Very Good. Octavo. $5000.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yeoman's In The Fork]
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        LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER

      Privately Printed. Florence, Italy. 1928 - FIRST EDITION. LIMITED EDITION. 8vo. (9.1 x 6.6 inches). One of 1000 numbered copies, signed by Lawrence. A bright and clean copy internally with a small previous owners bookplate on the front paste down endpaper. In the original mulberry coloured paper covered boards with white printed paper label to the spine and black Phoenix design on the front board. The label is a little rubbed and darkened and a small piece of the top corner, not affecting the lettering, has come away and been re-glued in place. One small split, without loss, to the bottom 1.5 inches of the front hinge and some minor rubbing to the edges but overall a very good copy of this important book. Printed at the Tipografia Giuntina in Florence for Lawrence, and at his own expense, the book was offered for sale in the spring of 1928 for the price of Two Pounds. The fears of Police raids and the imminent suppression of the book in both England and America saw Lawrence selling the last copies for Four pounds by December that year and ordering another edition, of only 200 copies on common paper, from the printers. The literary merits of Lawrence's novel have been the subject of much debate but, like it or not, the book proved to be a hugely important work in the battle against censorship. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        When It's Cocktail Time in Cuba

      Horace Liveright New York 1928 - First Edition. Sugar dustjacket art. "Rum, roulette and racing; sugar, cigars and senoritas - these are the ingredients of this effervescent picture of what the tourist does in Cuba, what he sees, and what he drinks. First, as to what he drinks. Mr. Woon gives the real recipe of the Daiquiri as given to him by Facundo Bacardi himself, maker of 'the rum that cured a king and pickled a nation'. He tells you that there are seven thousand places in Havana where alcohol is sold, and helpfully lists the names of the best bartenders, and the drinks that made them famous". Illustrated with photographs. This highly sought after cocktail book and Cuba guide is basically unknown in a dustjacket. This copy is offered with an imperfect but mostly complete example of the scarce illustrated jacket. Very Good to Near Fine in Good only dustjacket, lacking lower two inches of spine, top spine end and top edge chipped, several inch closed tear at top front panel mended with archival tape, small chips and wear at front flap edge. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bishop's Wife

      Bobbs-Merrill 1928 - First Edition, First Printing. An attractive dustjacket that is rich in color with light wear to the edges. This original dustjacket has the printed price present on the front flap. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight and square with no cocking. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION seldom seen in this nice condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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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. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        ORLANDO. Signed.

      The Hogarth Press, London 1928 - Woolf, Virginia. ORLANDO. Signed. London: The Hogarth Press, 1928. True First Trade Edition in the publisher's First Issue orange cloth. Signed. 8vo., 299pp. Eight Illustrations. A very good example lacking the original dustwrapper. Neatly signed in purple ink by Virginia Woolf on the front free endpaper. With a libray bookplate on the rear endpaper with a "Purchased From" sale stamp. All in all a very desirable rare signed trade first. Woolf's amazing fictitious history of four centuries of transgender "biography" about a mythical being named Orlando who starts life as an Elizabethan nobleman who transforms into a woman poet of vast social insight. Written for & inspired by, Vita Sackville-West, to whom the book is dedicated & who appears as Orlando at various life-stages in several of the book's photographs. Considering Woolf's time, an extraordinarily courageous achievement in English letters & fantastic literature. Described as the longest love-letter ever written by Sackville's son, Sir Nigel Nicolson. Kirkpatrick A1 1a. Woolmer 185. Basis for the splendid Sally Potter 1993 film starring Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane et al. In a custom TBCL black clamshell case with the "Wolf" Hogarth Press colophon embossed on the upper cover in very fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Le Grand Jeu du N°1 au N°3, collection complète

      Le Grand Jeu 1928 - - Le Grand Jeu, Paris Eté 1928 - Automne 1930, 19x24cm, 3 volumes brochés. - Edition originale pour chacun des volumes de cette revue surréaliste qui ne connût que 3 numéros. Contributions de René Daumal, Robert Desnos, Roger Gilbert-Lecomte, André Rolland de Réneville, Maurice Henry, Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, Saint-Pol-Roux, Roger Vailland, André Masson, Mayo, Hans Arp, Arthur Rimbaud avec des inédits. Dos et plats marginalement insolés, un mors fendu en pied, traces de papier adhésif sur les premières et dernières pages des volumes 1 et 2, un petit gri-gri au stylo bille en pied du deuxième plat du second volume, sinon agréable ensemble au regard de la fragilité des exemplaires. Rare ensemble complet en trois numéros de cette célèbre et très rare revue surréaliste. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Station. Athos: Treasures and Men.

      London, Duckworth, 1928 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Some minor spotting to the fore-edge and the odd page but an excellent copy in the slightly frayed and rubbed dust jacket price-clipped at the spine panel and with a little tissue to the verso. Illustrated with numerous photographs. First Edition, First Impression of one of Byron's earliest titles. Very scarce in the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        LIVES OF THE NOBLE GRECIANS AND ROMANES, Compared Together by that Grave and Learned Philosopher & Historiographer, Plutarke of Chæronea: Translated out of Greek in to French by James Amyot.and out of French into Englishe by Thomas North

      Stratford-Upon-Avon The Shakespeare Head Press for Basil Blackwell 1928 - 8 volumes. RARE LIMITED EDITION, ONE OF ONLY 100 COPIES, printed on handmade paper, numbered and SIGNED by the illustrator Thomas Lowinsky Decorations throughout consisting of portraits within headpieces by Thomas Lowinsky. Large 8vo, very handsomely bound in the publisher’s best bindings of three quarter black levant morocco by Morley of Oxford, the spines with wide bands with multiple gilt rules, handsomely gilt lettered in three compartments, t.e.g. A very fine set, very handsome indeed and in wonderful condition. RARE FIRST EDITION, BEST ISSUE OF THE SHAKESPEARE HEAD PLUTARCH, LIMITED TO ONLY 100 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR. This edition was printed from the first edition of 1579. Lowinsky's portrait head-pieces are taken so far as possible from authentic originals. A handsomely printed set of North's classic translation. In this monumental historical work, Plutarch relates the lives of the historically important Greeks and Romans of ancient times. His studies are revered as among the most important and beautiful of all classical writings . The author’s object is to bring out the moral character in each case, rather than to relate the political events of the time; in essence, at times he will distort the truth in order to exemplify virtue or vice. Nonetheless, he is as reliable as the sources he uses, and very valuable as a historical resource. Thomas North’s translation of Plutarch’s LIVES is one of the most famous. His prose considered by many to be "incomparable. [his] achievement in narrative prose is only less signal than Shakespeare's in dramatic verse. North's Plutarch is also well-known as a primary source for the plots of Shakespeare's classical plays and for numerous passages in the non-Roman ones, and he relied almost exclusively on it for the historical background of ancient Rome. Thus it is a very fitting work for the Shakespeare Head Press to have undertaken at Stratford-Upon-Avon [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Fastest Bicycle Rider in the World: The Story of a Coloured Boy's Indomitable Courage and Success Against Great Odds

      Worcester, Massachusetts: Wormley Publishing Company. (1928). First. First edition. Octavo. 431pp. Gilt stamped blue cloth. Extensively illustrated with photographs. Bottom corners a little bumped, else fine in near fine dustwrapper with small nicks and tears. The autobiography of a world champion bicycle rider. A very desirable title and rare in jacket. .

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        Ocho Mil Kilometros En Campana *SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR/FORMER MEXICAN PRESIDENT*

      Paris/Mexico: Libreria De La Vda. De Ch. Bouret. Half-Leather. 745 pages plus lix detailing names and ranks of those involved in numerous military campaigns. Warmly signed and inscribed to "mi buen amigo Sr. Colonel A.J. (name unclear - possibly Waenab) upon half-title. Obregon was a major figure in the Mexican Revolution and went on to be twice elected President of Mexico. He was assassinated in 1928, shortly after winning his second term. Text in Spanish. Black and white illustrations. Laid in news clipping shows Obregon seated beside his successor in office, General Plutarco Calles. Boards, endpapers and all edges marbled in green. Gilt lettering upon spine. Average wear. Narrow two-inch openings where top of each board meets backstrip. Narrow openings along each hinge. This copy was probaby rebound as evidenced by the three tiny holes in each page near spine. Modest evidence of label removal from base of spine suggests this may have been a library copy. No other markings. Additional details and photos available upon request. . Good. 1917. First Edition.

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        Propaganda

      New York: Horace Liveright. Hardcover. 159 pages. The landmark work by the man who has come to be known as "The Father of Spin." "The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country." - from page 1. Chapters include: Organizing Chaos; The New Propaganda; The New Propagandists; The Psychology of Public Relations; Business and the Public; Propaganda and Political Leadership; Women's Activities and Propaganda; Propaganda for Education; Propaganda in Social Services; Art and Science; The Mechanics of Propaganda. Average wear. Minor yellowing to contents. Gilt lettering upon navy blue spine and front board. Binding intact. Front hinge sound. Back hinge bears narrow one inch opening near base. Library number upon spine otherwise unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1928. First Edition.

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        Ashenden or The British Agent.

      London: William Heinemann, Ltd., 1928 - Octavo. Original blue-green cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, Maugham's symbol to upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Lightly rubbed at extremities. An excellent copy in the dust jacket with a few small spots, some small chips from the head of the spine panel slightly affecting the spine titles, a short split tear to the upper panel, and a closed tear to the fold of the front flap. First edition, first impression. One of the author's key books, an accepted masterpiece of the genre, and scarce in the dust jacket. Loren & Frances Rothschild Collection V, 149; Stott A37a. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        THE WAY THE WORLD IS GOING. Guesses & forecasts of the next few years. Signed

      London: Ernest Benn, 1928., 1928 INSCRIBED H.G. Wells To His Friend E.S.P. Haynes. First edition. 8vo., pp. xi, 301. Original cloth gilt, dustwrapper by M. Alleyne. A very good copy in an exceptionally nice dustwrapper. This copy inscribed by Wells to his close friend, literary a dvisor & lawyer, E.S.P. Haynes. [Wells Society: 101] Custom Crafted Clamshell Case.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition.

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        Sergeant York: His Own Life Story and War Diary. SIGNED by editor

      Doubleday, Doran, Garden City, NY 1928 - Blue-stamped orange cloth, slight discoloration (in production?) across lower front cover. Edited by Tom Skeyhill, whose 1928 signature is on half-title pg. With b/w photos. Handsome handmade bkplate verso front cover, mostly hidden by price-clipped dj flap. Fabulous collectible copy! 24197 shelf [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gil's Book Loft]
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        Eigenhändige Federzeichnung

      [Moskau, um 1928].. für eine Zeitschriftenillustration. 15 16,8 cm.. Zeigt einen einfachen Soldaten in Uniform vor dem Schaufenster eines Bekleidungsgeschäfts. - Beiliegt: Probeandruck der Zeichnung für die Zeitschrift zusammen mit einer zweiten Zeichnung auf einem Blatt unter dem Titel "Rastrata" (Unterschlagung). - Dieses knittrig und mit Randläsuren.

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        The History of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles 1914-1919

      Whitcombe and Tombs 1928 - First edition,VG+ throughout, hard cover vg (see photo), text, maps, illustrations all VG+. pgs 267. Front and rear foldout maps. Owner's signature and service number. This copy owned by Trooper M J MacPherson, 11/2178 (served under "Mcpherson"). Official history of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles from formation through the hard fighting as dismounted infantry on Gallipoli, to the battles of 1916 - 1918 as the Mounted troops of the Empire drove the Turks out of Palestine. The history ends with the return of the CMR to the battlefields of Gallipoli in December 1918 - a sombre task, yet a very high honour. Rich in detail, well illustrated, with particularly good maps, the history was written by senior officers and edited by Colonel Powles of the Staff Corps. Contains a Roll of Honour and a detailed war diary of locations and battles. Very Rare esp. in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: New Zealand Military Books]
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        LA DOUBLE MAITRESSE.

      Paris Mornay 1928 - 14.9x20.5 cm., 407 pp., édition avec des illustrations de George Barbier en couleurs et en n/b, relié demi-maroquin vert à coins, signée par Laurent Peeters - Anvers. Filet doré cernant les plats de pap., dos orné, dos à 4 nerfs et finnement fleuronnés dorés (décor floral), tête dorée, couverture imprimée d'éditeur. Tirage limité. Tirage de 1000 exemplaires dont 839 exemplaires sur rives numérotés de 162 à 1000. 1170 g. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Tower

      Macmillan and Company 1928 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy with an ORIGINAL dustjacket that has minor wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with only light wear to the panels. The pages are exceptionally clean, with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy with the scarce ORIGINAL dustjacket. We buy Yeats First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Strange Interlude

      New York: Boni & Liveright. 1928. First. First edition, deluxe limited issue. Tall octavo. Full Japanese vellum with calf spine label gilt, in original slipcase. Boards foxed, as usual, else a near fine copy in worn, but sound, very good numbered slipcase, with evidence of neat, older repairs, the whole housed in a custom cloth chemise and quarter morocco and cloth slipcase. Of a limited edition of 775 copies Signed by O'Neill, this is copy number 20 of 25 copies reserved for the publisher and author, and is Inscribed by Horace Liveright to Ernest Boyd: "To my dear Ernest -- this very special copy is most affectionately dedicated by his admiring friend -- and with added admiration for a certain girl called Madeleine who is responsible for the gift -- and, before it's too late -- a happy birthday. Horace Liveright." Both Boyd and O'Neill were Irish-American writers, and co-editors of the short-lived literary journal The American Spectator. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Strange Interlude included many innovative stage techniques such as stream-of-consciousness soliloquies and asides. The limited edition elaborately prints these interludes in blue ink, while the rest of the text is in black (the trade edition has all text in black). Basis for the 1932 Robert Z. Leonard-directed film featuring Norma Shearer and Clark Gable, as well as a 1988 television version directed by Herbert Wise and with a splendid cast headed by Kenneth Branagh. A superb association copy. .

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

      Television Press Ltd., London 1928 - Half title + frontispiece = Portrait of John H. Baird + TP + Dedication page + vii-xx + 1-180 + [181] = advertisement for Television Magazine + [182] = advertisement for Mullard, the Master Valve, Octavo. Second Edition, Inscribed by John H. Baird.INSCRIBED by John H. Baird (the inventor of television) on the front flyleaf: "With my compliments / To G. G. Mulligan / J. H. Baird / 12th April / 1929". Baird has also inscribed the frontispiece portrait "J. H. Baird".The second edition of the first book on television. With 33 plates and many line illustrations.In the "Preface to the Second Edition", the author writes: "In revising the first edition, therefore, I have not only endeavored to include an accurate account of the work which has been done during the past two years; I have also made the entire book somewhat more technical, and enlarged it, with the object of making it useful to the amateur investigator as well as interesting to the average scientifically minded reader. Original publisher blue cloth, lightly sunned on the spine. Title and author embossed in black on front cover and spine. First few leaves a bit foxed. A lovely copy. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. SECOND EDITION, INSCRIBED BY BAIRD [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Anna Livia Plurabelle

      New York: Crosby Gaige,, 1928. With a Preface by Padraic Colum. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine and triangular design to upper board gilt, boards panelled in blind, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Slight wear to ends of spine, upper board bumped and with a minor crease. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing, preceding the UK edition. One of a limited edition of 800 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf.

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        THE TOWER

      Macmillan and Co. London. 1928. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.3 inches). A very good copy with wonderful gilt decoration, designed by T. Sturge Moore, to front board and spine. Previous owners neat name and date (December 1932) on front blank endpaper. Some minor rubbing to the spine but overall a very good, bright and tight copy. Only 2000 copies were published. (Wade. Bibliography of the works of W. B. Yeats. No. 158).

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        PRINTERS ORNAMENTS. Applied to the Composition of Decorative Borders, Panels and PatternS.

      Lanston Monotype Corp. Ltd. London 1928 - FIRST EDITION. 4to. ( 11.5 x 8.9 inches). Illustrated with mono printed examples of ornamental borders and panels on both sets of endpapers and from pages 5 to 67. These are followed by 19 pages of various coloured paper which have been printed with colour patterns. A beautiful book in fine condition in the publishers red cloth with gilt lettering and decorations to the spine and front board. In an early, possibly original, plain glassine wrapper which is a bit torn and creased but has done its job of protecting the book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Printers Ornaments Applied to the Composition of Decorative Borders, Panels and Patterns,

      Lanston Monotype Corpn Ltd, London 1928 - 4to. 114pp. Publisher's red cloth, gilt spine titles and ornaments, title and ornaments on upper board, gilt. Decorated endpapers in designs made up of monotype ornaments. Includes a large section of monotype ornaments printed in color on decorative papers. "All ornaments and types used in this book have been produced on the 'Monotype' machine." Trace of sunning to the upper board else a fine, bright copy. The red cloth is apparently a publisher's variant binding; this title is usually seen in a black cloth binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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