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        The Essayes or Counsels Civill and Morall

      London: Cresset Press, 1928. Large quarto; vellum, uncut and limited to 250 copies. Cresset Press limited edition. Number 7 of an edition of 250: with the bookplate of Vyvyan Edwards. A beautiful copy of Bacon's Essayes, printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper, with titles and initials designed by Joscelyne Gaskin.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        The House at Pooh Corner

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,, 1928. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Quarto. Original blue cloth-backed white boards, printed paper label to front board, edges untrimmed, partly unopened. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. Light partial tanning to free endpapers. An exceptionally bright copy in a faintly dust-soiled jacket with slightly darkened spine panel. Signed limited edition. Number 60 of 350 copies printed on handmade paper and signed by both the author and artist.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Petits contes nègres pour les enfants des blancs.

      Les éditons des portiques 1928 - - Les éditons des portiques, Paris 1928, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Jules Supervielle : " à Supervielle, voleur d'enfants." Un infime manque marginal sans gravité sur la première garde, manques en tête d'une page qui a été mal découpée, petites traces de pliures sur le deuxième plat. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Autograph Letter Signed [to Arthur St. John Adcock]

      Ayot Street, Lawrence, Hertfordshire, England: George Bernard Shaw, 1928. First edition. [No Binding.]. Near Fine. An Autograph Letter Signed from George Bernard Shaw to Arthur St. John Adcock, written on Shaw's headed card measuring approximately 4 1/2 inches by 3 1/2 inches, addressed and written in Shaw's hand, such letter being dated November 26, 1928 and reading as follows: "I think on the whole I won't sign the / Pugh letter, not that I question his eligibility, // but because I do not believe that my signature / would increase the chances of a successful / result under existing circumstances. // G. B. S." George Bernard Shaw won the 1925 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his work which is marked by both idealism and humanity, its stimulating satire often being infused with a singular poetic beauty". He also won an Oscar, making him the only person ever to have won both Awards. [Not wanting public honors, Shaw determined to decline the Nobel Prize, but changed his mind and accepted it at the urging of his wife who considered it a tribute to Ireland. Shaw did, however, reject the accompanying monetary prize and requested that it be used to translate playwright August Strindberg's works from Swedish to English.] Arthur St. John Adcock, the English novelist and Poet, is know for his having discovered the Welsh Poet and writer William H. Davies who went from being a hobo/tramp to noted Poet. Davies, having self-published his first book of Poetry, "The Soul's Destroyer" (1905), marketed it by sending copies to person's listed in "Who's Who" and asking them to send payment in return. It was thus that a copy came to Arthur St. John Adcock, then an editor at the Daily Mail, who then met with Davies whose literary career then began. Arthur St. John Adcock later became the editor of The Bookman. We strongly suspect the "Pugh" who is the subject of Shaw's letter to be the writer's and recipient's fellow author, Edwin Pugh. The note is in Near Fine condition. An excellent GEORGE BERNARD SHAW AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, ON SHAW'S HEADED CARD, AND HAVING AN EXCELLENT LITERARY ASSOCIATION.

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        La Vagabonde

      Hachette, Paris 1928 - In-8 ( 225x160 mm ) plein maroquin vert , mosaïqué de rouge, plats ornés d'une composition géométrique, titre doré sur dos lisse.Couverture et dos conservés.268 pages.Collection Les Grands Ecrivains, édition Ne Varietur.Illustré de 16 Gravures sur bois de RENEFER.Exemplaire n° 231, un des 300 sur papier de Hollande Van Gelder.Envoi Autographe Signé de l'Auteur en page de faux-titre.Trace d'un ancien ex-dono manuscrit en fin d'ouvrage. Roman

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        Fraaß, Erich. - "Vorfrühling".

      . Zeichnung / Pinsel- & Farbstiftzeichnung, 1928-1930. Von Erich Fraaß. 39,8 x 49 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Links unten signiert. - Papier leicht knickspurig und etwas gebräunt. Links unten kleiner Einriß. Reißzwecklöchlein. Verso Reste einer ehemaligen Montierung. Insgesamt noch gut erhalten. Erich Fraaß (1893 Glauchau - 1974 Dresden). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker des Spätexpressionismus. 1907-10 Ausbildung zum Lithografen. 1910-13 Besuch der Kunstgewerbeschule in Dresden. 1913-14 Studium an der Kunstakademie Dresden bei Oskar Zwintscher. 1914-18 als Soldat im Ersten Weltkrieg. 1918 Mitglied des Spartakusbundes. 1919-22 Fortsetzung des Studiums bei Robert Sterl und Meisterstudium bei Sterl. 1921 Großer Staatspreis und Jubiläumsstiftung der Stadt Dresden, Mitglied der Künstlergruppe "Die Schaffenden" um Conrad Felixmüller. 1925-26 Studienreisen u.a. in die Niederlande und nach Spanien; Teilnahme an der Internationalen Kunstausstellung in Dresden. 1931 Mitbegründer und Vorsitzender der "Neuen Dresdner Sezession" (1934 Verbot). 1945 Zerstörung des Ateliers auf der Ammonstraße und Verlust eines Großteils seiner Werke. 1947 Dozent, ab 1953-58 Professor für Malerei an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden (HfBK)..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Ã–sterreichische Tabakregie. Illustrierter Warenkatalog. Illustriert von Franz Zülow.

      Wien, 1928 - Wien, 1928. 4°. 46 S. + 4 Bll. OBrosch. Franz von Zülow (1883 - 1963) schuf die OLithografien für sämtliche Sorten der österr. Tabakregie und gestaltete auch den Einband dieses Warenkataloges. Zülow erhielt nach seiner Ausbildunge an vers. Kunstgewerbeschulen in Wien, das Liechsteinische Reisestipendium 1912 für Deutschland, Frankreich und England, lebte jedoch als freischaffender Künstler in Wien und gehörte ab 1908 der Klimt-Gruppe an. In der Folge war er ebenfalls Mitglied der Secession, des Künstlerhauses und Ehrenmitglied der "Neuen" Secession. Einfluß auf das österreichische Kunsthandwerk nahm er durch seine Lehrtätigkeit an der keramischen Lehrwerkstätte Schleiß in Gmunden und der Linzer Kunstgewerbeschule. - Geringfügig fleckig. Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Weiblicher Halbakt nach rechts blickend, Bleistiftzeichnung auf chamois Papier, 1928

      44x36 cm. (z. T. schwach knittrig und einige schwache Flecken) unter Passepartout, u. r. sign. und dat..

      [Bookseller: Buchantiquariat Kaleidoskop]
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        Transmission of Information

      New York: American Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1928. First Edition. Wrappers. Very Good. First Edition. 375-637 pages. Errata slip bound in before first page. Minor browning to the wrappers and wear to the extremities. Original blue printed wrappers, entire issue offered. In Bell System Technical Journal 7, pages 535-63. Wrappers. 'In the first paragraph of his key 1948 paper on "A Mathematical Theory of Communication" ...Claude Shannon acknowledged his debt to two earlier works. The first was Nyquist's "Certain factors affecting telegraph speed" published in 1924, ... and the second was Hartley's "Transmission of Information". Hartley, a research engineer at Bell Laboratories, wanted to establish a quantitative measure to compare the capacities of various types of communications systems - telephone, television, etc.-to transmit information.' (Origins of Cyberspace 316). Hartley's focus was on defining information in quantitative terms, rather than as the meaning, or content of the message.Offered here in the ORIGINAL WRAPPERS, scarce thus.

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Gorgeous signature of James Joyce on a lovely copy of a separately published section of his celebrated "Finnegan's Wake"

      Signed book "James Joyce", "Anna Livia Plurabella", New York: Crosby Gaige, signed limited edition. New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928. First edition, first printing preceding the UK edition. 4.625" x 7", 60 pages, original brown cloth, titles to spine & triangle device to upper board gilt, border to upper board blocked in blind, top edge gilt. An exceptionally fine example, save expertly reattached signature page,of this separately published section of Finnegan's Wake [Book I, Chapter 8]. One of a limited edition of 800 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf number 184. The section of Finnegan's Wake that has received the most praise throughout its critical history has been "Anna Livia Plurabelle" (Book I, chapter 8), which Parrinder describes as being "widely recognized as one of the most beautiful prose-poems in English.".

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Catalogue of Books at Castle Point, Salcombe, South Devon

      [Salcombe: c. 1928]. 4to, c. 200 leaves printed in feint with red-ruled lines and black headings, completed in mss., in the same hand and with a fine mss. calligraphic title-page in blue, black and red, highlighted and ruled in gilt, the fore-edge with alphabetical tabs printed alternately in red and black, full dark blue morocco gilt extra, the boards panelled with multiple fillets and rules, monogram of the compiler in centre of upper cover, the spine with five raised bands, these and the panels all heavily gilt tooled, inner turn-ins heavily gilt, with marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, some minor rubbing. A fine example of a gentleman's library catalogue. Most of the titles are from the 19th and early 20th centuries, with many illustrated editions of the works of Samuel Butler, Isaac Walton, Gilbert A'Beckett etc., but the library also included a 1539 Amsterdam Bible, a 1662 Book of Common Prayer and a set of first book editions of Dickens in 21 volumes. Illustrated etched bookplate of Castle Point, armorial bookplate of Baron Thomas Brassey and a note to Lady Brassey dated 1887, both laid on to the rear endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Forest Books]
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        (1860 - 1939). Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift an den Künstler Jakub Obrovsky. Prag, 14.5.1928. 1 gefalt. Seite. 27,5 x 21 cm.

      1928. .

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        S/W Original Fotographie "Fernsprecher". [Hochformat, ca. 22,9 x 15,2 cm].

      Frankfurt, 1928 - Frankfurt, 1928. Originalabzug, mit eighd. Beschriftung zum Stempel und Datierung auf der Rückseite, sowie dem Adress-Stempel Dexels. Von dritter Hand bzw. anderer Tinte die Beschriftung "Dr. Dexel Jena - Normplakat-Fernsprechsäule mit Transparenten (oben)". - Rückseite etw. angestaubt. - Dexel (1890 - 1973) schuf in den zwanziger Jahren in Jena als einer der ersten Gaslaternen zu Werbezwecken. Formal entwickelte Dexel diese "dreidimensionale(n), beleuchtete(n) Plakate" aus seiner Malerei und Gebrauchsgrafik. 1926 ging Walter Dexel als freiberuflicher Berater für Reklamegestaltung nach Frankfurt am Main. Hauptziel einer von ihm für Frankfurt entworfenen Reklameordnung war die Vereinheitlichung der Fassaden, ein Gleichklang zwischen Reklame und Architektur. In Frankfurt entwarf Dexel 1927/28 außer zahlreichen Transparenten und Reklameuhren auch größere Lichtreklamegestaltungen an Häuserfronten und auf Hausdächern. Hinzu kamen beleuchtete Telefonzellen und Leuchtsäulen für Normaluhren. Dabei gelang es Dexel, seine "bildimmanente Syntax" aus den Bereichen der Sammler- und Museumskunst in die Funktionsbereiche des urbanen Alltags zu übertragen. Dexels Verständnis von (guter) Werbung war dabei ein durchaus eingeschränktes, für ihn fielen "Typografie" und "Reklame" so gut wie zusammen. Insofern war Reklame für ihn "Gebrauchskunst" ohne alles genialische Künstlertum. (Zitat) Deutsch

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        [Op. 120]. Autograph musical manuscript of Cloches sonnaient with a signed inscription in Cyrillic to the soprano Nina Pavlovna Koshetz "for the 15th anniversary of her glorious activities" dated Paris 1927 to title; also signed and titled in French

      [i] (autograph title), 4 pp. autograph musical manuscript, [i] (blank) pp. Folio. Notated in ink on 20-stave musical manuscript paper. With autograph text in Russian. Stamps of the Société dated October 25, 1928 to title and within manuscript. Signed twice on title, at head of first page of music, and dated 1926 at conclusion. With corrections and deletions in ink in the composer's hand and additional performance markings in pencil, presumably in the hand of the dedicatee. Slightly worn, soiled and creased; smudging to several notes. . The present manuscript is Grechaninov's arrangement of a popular Russian song, Zvonikli zvony (Les cloches de Novgorod), from his 2 Russian Folk Songs, opus 120 (the second song being Tout le long de la plaine). Gretchaninov: My Life. Catalogue of Works, p. 195 (with a composition date of 1929, contrary to the dating of this manuscript). "After the Revolution, Grechaninov lost his pension, and felt uneasy in Soviet Russia; so he readily took an opportunity to visit western Europe (notably London and Prague), on the invitation of a rich American, in 1922, and after further visits he settled in Paris in 1925, composing much and making a living as a pianist. In 1939 he went to America, which he had often visited since 1929; he settled in New York the following year and took American citizenship in 1946. He was present at a 90th birthday concert held in his honour in New York Town Hall..." "Grechaninov’s works cover many different genres. His style is mainly decadent, influenced more by Tchaikovsky, Borodin, Rimsky-Korsakov and Ippolitov-Ivanov than Musorgsky. Some of his early songs have won popularity for their lyrical expressive power..." Inna Barsova and Gerald Abraham in Grove online Koshetz (1894-1965), a noted Ukrainian-born American soprano, was the daughter of Pavel Koshitz, a leading tenor at the Bol'shoy. She made her début as Tatyana in Yevgeny Onegin with the Zimin Private Opera company in 1913, leaving Russia in 1920 to join the Chicago Opera Association. She spent the best part of the later 1920s in France, performing at the Opéra in 1925 and at the Trocadéro in 1927 in the first Paris production of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko. "Her few recordings, prized by collectors, show a clear, steady voice excitingly combined with an imaginative, emotionally charged style." J.B. Steane in Grove online Gretchaninov speaks of concertizing with Koshetz in his memoirs: "My first concert with Nina Koshetz took place in Carnegie Hall on January 17, 1929. On March 25 of the same year, I conducted, also in Carnegie Hall, my Domestic Liturgy. Both concerts were tremendously successful." Gretchaninov: My Life, pp. 148-149.

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        Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The

      1928. Arthur Rackham Awakens Sleepy Hollow[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. IRVING, Washington. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Philadelphia: David McKay Company, [1928].Limited to 250 numbered copies for England and 125 copies for the United States. This un-numbered and unsigned copy being one of the 125 for the US. Quarto (10 3/16 x 8 inches; 262 x 203 mm.). 102, [1], [1, blank] pp. Eight mounted color plates and thirty drawings in black and white. Publisher's vellum boards gilt lettered and ornamented, with gilt vignette. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A fine copy, partially uncut.By 1928, the traditional Rackham book - freely and lavishly illustrated, and lushly produced - was, culturally no longer in fashion nor financially feasible. Artistically, Rackham's work was being overshadowed by a younger generation. Publisher George Harrap stepped in, took up the challenge, and, through production economies, published a new kind of Rackham book. But if the volumes were not as spectacular as in the past, the artwork was no less impressive.Latimore and Haskell, pp. 63-64. Riall, pp. 164-165.

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        Flugsport. Illustrierte technische Zeitschrift und Anzeiger für das gesamte "Flugwesen". Offizielles Organ der Flugzeugfabrikanten und Flugtechn. Vereine.

      Frankfurt a.M., Redaktion und Verlag des "Flugsport". XX. Jahrgang 1928. Kompl. in einem Band gebunden. zus. 540 S. m. Anzeigenteil, Kopffarbschnitt. Mit Faltplänen, Tafeln und zahlreichen Abbildungen. Schöner, solider Halbleder-Einband mit Rückengoldprägung, 5 echten Bünden, Buntpapierbezug und Lederecken. Sehr gut erhalten..

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        A Little Anthology of Modern Irish Verse: Selected by Lennox Robinson

      Dublin The Cuala Press 1928. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Some pages uncut. In clear protective wraps Limited Edition [of 300 copies] Cream cloth spine on grey paper-covered boards 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 37pp.

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        Law of Success, The: In Sixteen Lessons (8 Volume Set)

      Ralston University Press, 1928-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Meriden, CT: The Ralston University Press, 1928. 8 Vols. First Edition, First Printing, complete eight volume set, with each volume containing two lessons. First issue dark blue/black cloth binding. Laid in is an original Law of Success questionnaire, as well as an official Napoleon Hill Foundation bookplate, which has been signed by Napoleon Hill with the dedication space left blank. The books range from Good to Very Good condition, with some light signs of age. The finish is a bit flaky, slightly dusty, and a few volumes show some light loss and wear, mainly on the spines. Rubbing to stamping on front boards and spines. Clean pages, sound binding. Offsetting to endpapers. Front free end papers show light evidence of erased pencil. The text also occasionally shows light evidence of erased pencil markings, and may contain a few light pencil marks although seems completely clean. The pages are lightly age toned, and there is a one inch tear to the first page of lesson thirteen. A very attractive set, extremely scarce and very well preserved.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Dictionary of American Biography [21 volumes]

      Scribners' Sons, 1928. 1st edition. hardcover. Fine. Not ex libris. [Check for shipping cost on multi-volume sets]

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        La Divina Commedia or the Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri in Italian & English

      London: Nonesuch Press, 1928. Folio, with 42 plates (many double-page), spine moderately sunned, binding a little thumbed; very good overall in original gilt decorated orange Japon vellum boards. A magnificent edition of the Divine Comedy illustrated with 42 beautifully printed plates from the original sketches by Sandro Botticelli. This is undoubtedly one of the finest books produced by the Nonesuch Press in their long and fruitful history. Botticelli's drawings are delicate and understated, and this is the first occasion they have been married with Dante's text in the form of a printed book. The plates are remarkably for their subtlety and faith to the original artworks, and are were specially produced by French artisan printmaker Daniel Jacomet, who is now renowned for his pochoir stencil work for Picasso and other eminent artists of the era. The Divine Comedy is printed in the original vernacular Italian alongside the cherished English language translation of Henry Francis Cary. In sympathy with Botticelli's fifteenth-century illustration, the type has been set in blado italic reminiscent of incunabula of the era. Edition limited to 1475 numbered copies.

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      . Schwarze Kreide und Pinsel in Grau, auf Bütten, verso numeriert "N: 501". 11,2:22 cm. - Durchgehend etwas braunfleckig, sonst tadellos. Provenienz: Sammlung Prinz W. Argoutinsky-Dolgoroukoff, Paris, Lugt Suppl. 2602 d; versteigert in Berlin 8.11.1928, Nr. 523; Sammlung Adolf Gruis, Berlin, nicht bei Lugt. Literatur: Beck Z 705.. Die produktivste Zeit van Goyens als Landschaftszeichner fällt in die Jahre 1651-1653. Die hier vorgestellte Zeichnung ist als autonomes Kunstwerk entstanden, auch wenn sie nicht signiert ist. Die Kreidelinien werden durch den unterschiedlich stark ausgeübten Druck modelliert und die Zeichnung mit Tuschpinsel laviert. Hierdurch erreicht der Künstler eine mehr malerische als graphische Wirkung. Das Format des Blattes entspricht mehr oder weniger der Standardgröße der bildmäßig ausgeführten Zeichnungen van Goyens. Jan van Goyen ist einer der bedeutendsten holländischen Landschaftsmaler des 17. Jahrhunderts. Nach Studien bei fünf verschiedenen Meistern (um 1606-um 1610) bildete er sich autodidaktisch weiter. Um 1615 ging er für etwa ein Jahr nach Frankreich und arbeitete danach einige Zeit selbständig in Leiden. Auf seine drängenden Bitten hin ermöglichte ihm sein Vater ein weiteres Studienjahr in Haarlem bei Esaias van de Velde (um 1591-1630). Diese Zeit hinterließ den nachhaltigsten Eindruck und machte sich in van Goyens Werk deutlich bemerkbar. Danach kehrte er zunächst nach Leiden zurück, zog jedoch 1632 nach Den Haag, wo er verstarb. Mit den Jahren wurde van Goyen zu einem bedeutenden Naturschilderer, der die Farbstimmung jeder Tages- und Jahreszeit hervorragend einzufangen wußte. Ganz im Gegensatz zu den Gemälden, die meist nicht vor der Natur entstanden, hat der Künstler um so "fleißiger vor der Natur gezeichnet. Tausende, z.T. aus aufgelösten Skizzenbüchern stammende, meist mit schwarzer Kreide gezeichnete Studien, legen davon Zeugnis ab. Wie die Gemälde, kennzeichnet sie ein flotter, loser Strich." (zitiert aus: Thieme/Becker, Bd. XIV, S. 462).

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        Düne mit Feldzeichen und Figuren auf einer Anhöhe.

      . Schwarze Kreide, ein wenig grau laviert, mit brauner Feder umrandet, auf Bütten mit Fragment eines Wasserzeichens: berönter Wappenschild, verso von späterer Hand bezeichnet. 11,2:18,1 cm. - Mit kleinem Einriß im oberen Rand, verso mit älteren Verklebungen an den oberen Ecken. Provenienz: Sammlung Prinz W. Argoutinsky-Dolgoroukoff, Paris, Lugt Suppl. 2602 d; versteigert in Berlin 8.11.1928, Nr. 522; Sammlung Adolf Gruis, Berlin, nicht bei Lugt..

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        Berlin vor hundert Jahren. Berlin und seine Umgebung im neunzehnten Jahrhundert. Eine Sammlung in Stahl gestochener Ansichten von den ausgezeichnetesten Künstlern Englands. Nachdruck von 1833.

      Berlin, Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft, 1928.. Mit Illustrationen. XVI, X, IV, VI, II, 165 Seiten. Goldgeprägter GanzLEDER, VollGoldschnitt, Lesebändchen. 4°.. Nummer 345 von 1100. - Ledereinband am Rücken etwas verfärbt, im Allgemeinen etwas fleckig. Seiten aber sehr gut und frisch. Siehe Foto.

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        The Tower

      London: MacMillan and Co, 1928-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. TRUE FIRST EDITION. London: Macmillan and Company, 1928. 110 p. + 2 pgs. of ads at rear. Olive cloth with beautiful bright gilt decorations by T. Sturge Moore, whose initials are present on the front cover (they are missing from the subsequent American printing). First British edition, first printing. (Correct first. Dated title page with no additional printings indicated on copyright page.)Condition: Very Near Fine hardcover. No dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Nice association copy: ownership signature of author and socialite Julia Ellsworth Ford on front end paper, else fine; she was a friend of Yeats. An attractive copy of a beautifully-designed book. One of only 2,00 copies ever printed.

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        Bambi A Life in the Woods

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1928: First Edition, First Printing, as stated on the copyright page. In original dust jacket, with price of $2.50 intact. In Very Good condition. Clean text. Sound binding. Light lean to spine. Spotting to cloth and top edge of page block. Sunning, rubbing to gilt and gentle roll to spine. The dust jacket shows light chipping at spine ends and corners, rubbing and toning, as well as some minor tape repairs made from the verso. A nice copy, scarce in the original dust jacket. First American Edition.

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        Eduard Arnhold. Ein Gedenkbuch.

      Berlin 1928.. Gr.-8°. Brauner Originalhalblederband mit breiten Lederecken, Lesebändchen und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf schwarzem Rückenschild. 318 Seiten mit 1 signierten Radierung von Emil Orlik, 4 Tafeln und einem Handschrift-Faksimile. Mit etwas Rückenvergoldung und Kopfgoldschnitt. Wohlerhaltenes Exemplar.. Nicht im Handel erschienener Privatdruck! #FL3214

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        L'Inde: Architecture, Paysage, Scènes Populaire

      Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, Éditeur, (1928). Fine in an almost fine jacket, original folding card slipcase, torn at the fold. An exceptional copy.. First Edition in French. Quarto. Issued in the Orbis Terrarum Series. 304 lovely black and white plates of India, captioned in four languages.

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      Hogarth Press, UK 1928 - A semi-biographical novel based in part on the life of Woolf's intimate friend Vita Sackville-West, Orlando is generally considered one of Woolf's most accessible novels; basis for the movie, starring Tilda Swinton and Quentin Crisp. Dedicated to Vita Sackville-West - with a beautiful black and white image of her opposite the dedication to her. - CONDITION & DESCRIPTION: A beautiful facsimile dust-jacket accompanies this book. Produced from a first impression [1928] issue. It has the price of 9s. net to the spine as well as the "Wolf" colophon. - Orange cloth with gilt/gold lettering to the spine. Colour on spine has darkened in comparison to the boards but the gold/gilt lettering is legible. Uneven soiling to the boards in general. The boards remain firmly attached to the inner page block. All housed beneath the beautifully vibrant dustjacket that accompanies. - Browning and foxing to pages, but other than that; all the pages are clean throughout and all the pages are present. The story itself has 299 pages including the index at the rear of the book. Nice overall condition for such a rare and collectable book. - E N D - Our orders are shipped within 1 or 2 business days. - Thanks for your interest and I hope you like the book enough to buy it. - Regards from Arabella. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lonesomest Doll, The

      1928. The Rackham-Illustrated Edition"A Difficult Title To Find in Good Condition"[RACKHAM, Arthur]. BROWN, Abbie Farwell. The Lonesomest Doll. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. First edition illustrated by Rackham, published only in America. Octavo (8 1/4 x 5 7/8 in; 209 x 150 mm). [8]. 80, [1], [3, blank] pp. Title page, frontispiece and two full page illustrations in rose and greenish-blue, twenty-six black and white drawings. Original tan, pictorially stamped, cloth. A remarkably fresh, clean, and exceptionally fine copy in the original pictorial dust jacket."The text is printed on a poor and brittle paper, so it is a difficult title to find in good condition" (Riall)."There is no more famous illustrator of children's books in the entire world than Arthur Rackham. Indeed, there are many people who make a point of buying every Rackham book regardless of subject, merely for the sake of the pictures. For, unlike that of many illustrators, Mr. Rackham's work appeals equally to the child and the adult, delighting the young reader by its whimsical humor and multitude of perfectly executed details, and adults by its beauty and artistry.In 'The Lonesomest Doll' Mr. Rackham has found an unusually appealing theme, and he has contributed a series of thirty-one of his unique illustrations (four in color), making a volume that should take its place as one of the finest gift books of the year. Miss Brown's charming story of the proud little queen and her beautiful lonesome doll has held a place for many years among the favorite books of the younger readers, and this new and beautiful edition should make it many new friends." (Front flap of dust jacket).Latimore and Haskell p. 63. Hudson p. 171. Riall p. 163.

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      London, Methuen, 1928.FIRST EDITION 1928, 8vo, illustrated throughout in line by Ernest H. Shepard, pages: xi, 178, (2), in publisher's original pink cloth, single gilt ruled border and gilt vignette to upper cover, 4 gilt rules and gilt lettering to spine, top edges gilt, pink endpapers illustrated with silhouettes by Shepard. Slightest touch of rubbing to lower edge of tail of spine, a few very faint fox spots to fore - edges (not showing on pages), narrow strip of light browning to free endpapers next to centrefold, no inscriptions, small crease to 1 lower corner, otherwise a Fine crisp tight clean copy in near Fine first issue DUSTWRAPPER (179th thousand on rear flap, price printed on spine only, a touch of fading to spine, lettering bright, 10 mm (½") almost imperceptible water spot on spine, very slight wrinkling at head of spine, very clean, no chips or tears). Housed in an almost Fine sturdy custom - made clamshell box lined in red velvet, covered in pink cloth with gilt rules, title, author and publisher to spine. Box very slightly faded on spine, gilt bright. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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      Paris 1928 - (Paris 1928) 4to, mustard cloth; front cover lettered in silver and black. Fine ( binding not raveled!) . Title page on translucent paper, portrait of Paul Poiret, half-title and introductory page of text. No other volume was published. Six title leaves precede each section: "Monsieur et Madame" (fashion and accessories), "La Maison", "La Table", "Fantasies" (gifts and bibelots) , "La Ville" (theaters and restaurants) and "Voyages et Sports". With 115 superb plates of Art Deco advertisements mounted on stubs, many in color, with designs by the noted graphic artists of the day, including Charles Martin, Dignimont, Boucher, Oberle, Bofa, Dyl, Foujita, Dufy, Cocteau, et al. Firms advertised include, Hermès, Lanvin, Callot Soeurs, Van Cleef & Arpels, Maxims, Moulin Rouge and many others. The last plate promotes the services of Devambez, the firm that produced this album and many other innovative publicity pieces. Collated complete with 115 advertising plates and six section headings. 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RED HAIR (1928)

      USA 1928 - Vintage original 14 x 22" (35 x 56 cm.) window card, USA. Clara Bow, Lane Chandler, William Austin, Jacqueline Gadsden, Lawrence Grant, dir: Clarence G. Badger; Paramount. A brilliant, sassy and flirtatious portrait, and so iconic of the red-headed star "It" girl. So popular had Clara Bow become as a result of her star vehicle "It" that celebrated writer Elinor Glyn's work was once again used as the basis for this screenplay: five writers adapted her book "The Vicissitudes of Evangeline". The story concerned a free-spirited girl (a manicurist) who is courted by three middle-aged men, each seeing her in a different light. They also happen to be the guardian of a young man to whom she is attracted to. Initially, Gary Cooper was cast in the role played by Lane Chandler (who would make his mark in 1950s and 60s television Westerns). As with many of Clara Bow's films, though a concentrated effort has been made to locate this and others, it is considered lost except for a recently-found short clip. Paper-backed, there has been some skillful touch-up mostly to white background, to address what were once some stains and a few tears, poster now looks really nice, VERY GOOD-FINE.

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        The International Polo Cup

      New York: Dutton's, 1928. First Edition, one of 250 copies. 8vo. Illustrated. [8], 107 pp. Printed at the Plimpton Press. Original full blue limp morocco, t.e.g. Top of spine repaired, else fine. Bookplate of John Percival Jefferson and inscription from author to Mrs. Jefferson in 1928

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        The Naked Year

      Payson and Clarke Ltd. 1928 - Exceptionally scarce copy of Pilniak's important work The Naked Year in its original jacket. This copy belonging to John Dos Passos according to an unverified note left in the front of the book. The book was left at Lake Otisco in 1929 by Dos Passos and never picked up ( penciled note ). The fragile jacket has many chips. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Essayes or Counsels Civill and Morall

      Cresset Press, London 1928 - Large quarto; vellum, uncut and limited to 250 copies. Cresset Press limited edition. Number 7 of an edition of 250: with the bookplate of Vyvyan Edwards. A beautiful copy of Bacon's Essayes, printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper, with titles and initials designed by Joscelyne Gaskin.

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      Maasbrug te Maastricht. J.D. Scherft. Den Haag 1928. Etching. (53,5x35,5 cm).

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        Plakat - Gosudarstwennyj Teatr imeni Wsewolod Mejercholda. "Spory o gore umu" (Staatstheater Wsewolod Mejerchold. "Wehe dem Verstand"). Wystupajut (Künstler): L. Awerbach, N. L. Brodskij, M. F. Gnesin, I.S. Grossman-Roschtschin, B. E. Gusman, Genri Dana, T. Kostrow, P. A. Markow, W. E. Mejerchold, Diego Rivera, W. N. Sarabjanow, W. G. Sachnowskij, Wiktor Schestakow..

      Moskau, Mosioligraf, 1928. 107 x 70 cm, in schlichtem Holzrahmen., Kleine Fehlstellen am Rand, etwas falzspurig - gutes Exemplar., Tadell. Preis in CHF: 1500. Text russ. Das Podiumsgespräch über das Theaterstück von Gribojedow, fand am 2. April 1928 Mejerchold-Theater statt. - Alexander Sergejewitsch Gribojedow (1795-1829) russischer Diplomat und Dramatiker. Seine Komödie "Verstand schafft Leiden" oder: "Wehe dem Verstand" (Gore ot uma) ist das meistaufgeführte Theaterstück in Russland welches die russische Gesellschaft scharf kritisiert.- Wsewolod Emiljewitsch Meyerhold (ursprünglich Karl Kasimir Theodor Meiergold, 1874-1940) russischer Regisseur und Schauspieler. Mejerchold entwickelte eine radikal antirealistischen Bühnenkunst und gilt als einer der bedeutendsten Theaterregisseure des 20. Jahrhunderts.

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        Autograph musical manuscript of Putyi tvoi, Gospodi, skaji mne [Thy Ways, O Lord, Tell Me], a vocal work for tenor solo, mixed chorus and piano. In score

      10 pp. In E, 2/2 time, marked "Lento" at head. Folio (358 x 265 mm.). Unbound. Notated in ink on 18-stave Russian music manuscript paper. With numerous autograph corrections and amendations including pencil markings of an editorial nature. The printer's copy, presumably used in preparation of the published edition. With pencilled annotation to upper left corner of title indicating receipt of the manuscript (presumably by the publisher) on October 13, 1928. Slightly worn and soiled. . We have not located any record of the present work in Slonimsky. "In two fields of Russian music Grechaninov has a special place: children’s music and liturgical works. Even his first liturgy op.13 is worth attention; and in the op.19 choruses he used a new style, favoured by Katal sky and others, recognizable by its modal harmonization of old Russian melodies. This initially aroused strong opposition from conservative church musicians. In the popular second liturgy Grechaninov solved the problem of the Credo by giving the text to a solo alto, who declaims it rhythmically while the choir sings the word ‘Veruyu’ (‘I believe’) in simple harmony. Grechaninov’s later use of instruments in para-liturgical works, his composition of a Roman Catholic Mass and motets (with organ), and his writing of a Missa oecumenica – a Latin mass for solo voices, chorus, organ and orchestra on Orthodox, Gregorian and Hebrew liturgical melodies – all testify to his liberal religious outlook." Inna Barsova and Gerald Abraham in Grove online

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        Plakat - Gosudarstwennyj Teatr imeni Wsewolod Mejercholda. «Spory o gore umu» (Staatstheater Wsewolod Mejerchold. «Wehe dem Verstand»). Wystupajut (Künstler): L. Awerbach, N. L. Brodskij, M. F. Gnesin, I.S. Grossman-Roschtschin, B. E. Gusman, Genri Dana, T. Kostrow, P. A. Markow, W. E. Mejerchold, Diego Rivera, W. N. Sarabjanow, W. G. Sachnowskij, Wiktor Schestakow.

      Moskau, Mosioligraf, 1928 - 107 x 70 cm, in schlichtem Holzrahmen., Kleine Fehlstellen am Rand, etwas falzspurig - gutes Exemplar., Tadell. Text russ. Das Podiumsgespräch über das Theaterstück von Gribojedow, fand am 2. April 1928 Mejerchold-Theater statt. - Alexander Sergejewitsch Gribojedow (1795-1829) russischer Diplomat und Dramatiker. Seine Komödie «Verstand schafft Leiden» oder: «Wehe dem Verstand» (Gore ot uma) ist das meistaufgeführte Theaterstück in Russland welches die russische Gesellschaft scharf kritisiert.- Wsewolod Emiljewitsch Meyerhold (ursprünglich Karl Kasimir Theodor Meiergold, 1874-1940) russischer Regisseur und Schauspieler. Mejerchold entwickelte eine radikal antirealistischen Bühnenkunst und gilt als einer der bedeutendsten Theaterregisseure des 20. Jahrhunderts. 5000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tower

      Macmillan, London, 1928. Macmillan, London, 1928. 1st edition. Hardcover. Gilt decorated cover designed by T. Sturge Moore in excellent condition. Pages very clean indeed. Only 2000 copies were printed of Yeats's most important collection, which contains such poems as 'Leda and the Swan', 'Sailing to Byzantium' and 'The Tower'. A very nice copy indeed.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        A Fairy Garland Being Fairy Tales from the Old French

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd, 1928.. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac. First Signed Limited Edition. Cloth Boards Vellum Spine. Good Plus/No Jacket. 29.5 X 23 Cms Signed by Artist Hardcover Book of fairy tales by Charles Perrault, Mme. d'Aulnoy and Count Anthony Hamilton with 12 beautiful full colour illustrations by Edmund Dulac limited to 1000 copies SIGNED BY EDMUND DULAC number 944. 251 pages with some light foxing throughout,top edge gilt,neat previous owner's inscription on front endpaper. Blue cloth covered boards a little marked and rubbed on edges, cream coloured vellum spine is marked. Still an attractive copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. HEAVY BOOK 1.8 kg extra postage required overseas.DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.

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        NOEUDS COULANTS. Bois originaux de R. Grillon. Portrait de l'Auteur par Marie Laurencin, gravé par Gorvel.

      1928 - Paris, Lapina, sans date [1928]. In-8 (166 X 228) broché, couverture rempliée ; portrait gravé en frontispice, fac-similé à double page d'une lettre manuscrite de Morand, 81 pages, suite de 9 planches sous chemise à rabat. Petit ex-libris imprimé sur le premier feuillet blanc. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Portrait de l'auteur par Marie LAURENCIN, gravé par Gorvel. Les bois de Roger Grillon comprennent trois illustrations à pleine page, trois bandeaux ettrois culs-de-lampe tirés en noir, ainsi que trois lettrines historiées tirées en rouge. Tirage limité à 1195 exemplaires, celui-ci UN des 25 sur RIVES B.F.K., contenant une SUITE de 9 PLANCHES sur JAPON (n°H), dont deux épreuves du portrait, l'un barré. Il s'agit du onzième volume de la collection «Les Panathénées»; ouvrage bien composé, imprimé en deux encres, rouge et noir. EXEMPLAIRE en PARFAIT ÉTAT, provenant de la bibliothèque de Michel DÉON. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Spielende Kinder.

      (Orbis), Prag. 1928.. 11 S., 2 Bll. Orig.-Karton. - Widmungsexemplar an Paul Leppin.. Erste Ausgabe. - Eins von 100 Exemplaren. - Vorbl. mit eigenh. Widmung und Unterschrift an Paul Leppin, 22. XII. 1928. - Auf Farbiano-Bütten. - Als Verfasser eigener Gedichte ist Otto Pick heute vergessen, Bedeutung erlangte er vor allem als Übersetzer tschechischer Literatur. Franz Werfel schrieb über die Lyrik Picks zu dessen fünfzigsten Geburtstag:' Wenn ich in diesen Tagen immer wieder an meinen lieben Jugendfreund denke, dann stehen nicht seine so wichtigen Mittlerwerke vor meinem Geiste, sondern seine eigenen Gedichte. Wer jemals ihren zarten und scheuen Klang in sich aufgenommen hat, jene schwermütig kindhafte Menschlichkeit, die sich in ihnen und ihrem Autor furchtsam verbirgt, der wird diese Verse einer nun schon in die Ferne rückenden Jugend nicht vergessen.' (Zit. nach Serke, Böhmische Dörfer, S. 398). - Karton lose, verfärbt u. restauriert. - Innen gut erhaltenes Exemplar der sehr seltenen Ausgabe. - Serke S. 465 und Abb. S. 399. - Nicht bei Raabe/Hannich-B. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

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      London - Stanley Paul and Co., 1928. London - Stanley Paul and Co., 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A very scarce first edition of this historicalH. Rider Haggard novel. A historical fantasy with intriguing supernatural undertones, Rider Haggard's Belshazzar is a fascinating ride through the last years of the Babylonian Empire in the 6th century BC, and the months leading to the famous 'writing on the wall' story in the Bible. (BCI)Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally smart, with just some light shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and mainly clean, aside from some spotting to the textblock edge. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        A Fairy Garland Being Fairy Tales from the Old French

      Cassell and Company Ltd, London 1928 - Book of fairy tales by Charles Perrault, Mme. d'Aulnoy and Count Anthony Hamilton with 12 beautiful full colour illustrations by Edmund Dulac limited to 1000 copies SIGNED BY EDMUND DULAC number 944. 251 pages with some light foxing throughout,top edge gilt,neat previous owner's inscription on front endpaper. Blue cloth covered boards a little marked and rubbed on edges, cream coloured vellum spine is marked. Still an attractive copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. HEAVY BOOK 1.8 kg extra postage required overseas.DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 29.5 X 23 Cms [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Sammlung Oscar Huldschinksy

      Berlin - Paul Cassirer/Hugo Helbing, 1928. Berlin - Paul Cassirer/Hugo Helbing, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautiful collection of plates fromthe art collection of Oscar Huldschinksky. Featuring an illustrated portrait frontispiece. Contains83 photogravure plates. In German. With the bookplate of F. Lugt to the front pastedown. Oscar Huldschinsky (16 November 1846- 21 September 1931) was a German art collector and patron. Wilhelm von Bode (10 December 1845- March 1929), born William Arnold Bode, knighted in 1914, was an eminent German art historian and museum professional, and is considered the founder of modern museology. Condition: In a quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with just some rubbing to the extremities and slight marking to the boards. Slight splitting to the clothat the joints. Hinges slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. A few minor spots to the first and last few pages but otherwise generally bright and clean. Closed tears to the upper margins of three pages towards the front. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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