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      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.

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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. .

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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]

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      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]

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      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]

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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]

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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]

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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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      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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      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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        Anna Livia Plurabelle. With a Preface by Padraic Colum.

      New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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]

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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]

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      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]

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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. .

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      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).

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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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]

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      CHEZ L'AUTEUR 1928 - ROD0101719: Ouvrage Numéroté 296 sur 310. Possibilité de vente à la gravure, 100€ l'unité. Frontispice de Léon Fauret représentant une grand-mère landaise. Avant-propos par Joseph de Pesquidoux : Les Landes, accompagné d'une photo hors texte de Félix Arnaudin (1844-1921). Préface d'André Poudenx à Pontonx-sur-l'Adour, le 3 février 1928. Légende sur la serpente. Feuillets détaché de sa reliure , au dos et coins chagrins. Première série : Pierres et Fontaines Sacrées. Chapelles et Eglises. Manque 3 gravures : La Fontaine Saint-Loup de Sabres, Fontaine Saint-jean et Saint-Michel, L'Eglise Saint-Michel à Lugos. Cette première série contient : La pierre de Peyrehite à Lencouacq. La pierre du diable, de Montespiouts, à Lugos. Ygos : le Capere. Le porche de l'église de Saint-Julien en Born. L'église de Labrit et son porche. Eglise de Trensacq. Les deux églises de Moustey. Deuxième série : Chateaux et Maisons Rustiques. Quartiers et Villages. Manque 2 gravures : La Maison de Auvent de Gaille à Escource et Le poulailler de la maison Darou à Cornalis. La deuxième série contient : La tour de a Carreyre, à Arjuzanx. Maison de Marquez à Sabres. Labouheyre - Les Fileuses, à Maroutine. Les Estaoulis, aux locs Bielhs de Sabres. Laboouheyre, Quartier de Tuyas. Le village de Trensacq. Troisème série : Les Vieux Arbres de la Vieille Lande. Manque 1 gravure : Le Chataigner de Tartoure à Escource. La troisième série contient : Le chêne de Cantore, à Lüe. "Lou gran Cassi dous Estalas" à Sabres (appartient à M. René Dubosq, du Plaisy. Les grands pins de Liléré, à Lüe. Les grands pins de Coyole, à Escource (4,50m de circonférence). Les châtagniers de Barlac, à Géloux. Sabres : Bords de la Leyre. Un pin poussé sur un chêne. Quatrième série : Les travaux des Champs et de la Ferme dans la Lande d'Autrefois. Manque 6 gravures : Les batteurs au fleau à Labouheyre (Lüe). Le four à pain de Caphat à Commensacq. Bargayres de Janoutrac à Commensacq. L'Abreuvoir au Moulin de Dupouy à Lüe. Un vieux"c [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      0, 0 - MAURICE SENDAK ORIGINAL DRAWING FROM THE "SEVEN LITTLE MONSTERS" OF MONSTERS "SIX AND SEVEN" MAURICE SENDAK, (AMERICAN 1928-2012) A STUNNING DETAILED DRAWING OF MONSTERS "SIX AND SEVEN" GRAPHITE ON THICK VELLUM, 10¿X 8¿ UNFRAMED AND 17" X 14.75" FRAMED An original detailed large sketch by Maurice Sendak, done in graphite, of two of the characters from the book titled ¿Seven Little Monsters¿. (The book takes the ¿Wild Thing¿ characters and shows their mischievous side). If you look closely you can see each ¿monster¿ is given a number (these two monsters are 6 and 7). Monster 6 has the number located on the inside of his wand, and monster 7 has his number on his shirt. This is a a very unique piece having most usual and wacky looking characters. Perfect for a collector of Maurice Sendak art. The sketch is signed lower right by Sendak. The art was double matted and framed. The inner mat is a soft medium grey tone which nicely enhances the graphite. The frame is in generally good condition with a thin scratch to the plexiglass along the left side, and a few minor thin scratches on the black frame. The art is in excellent condition with one light pencil smudge, and the mats are clean and bright. (The actual book is NOT included with the sale, and is for reference only) PROVENANCE:The art was purchased from an Auction House who authenticated the artwork and was commissioned to sell several original illustrations by Maurice Sendak. A copy of the original lot description and the bill of sale will be included with the piece, and will provide both provenance and authenticity for the art. This piece is SIGNED by Maurice Sendak lower right. The art is in great condition! ** Maurice Sendak donated all of his original book illustrations to the Rosenbach Foundation in Philadelphia leaving very little of his original artwork available for private purchase. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other original illustration art and rare books, including additional Sendak pieces. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the weight and size of the piece being framed, International shipping will be at a flat rate of $100.00 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        BOUDDHA VIVANT. Chronique du XXe siècle.

      - Paris, Calmann-Lévy, 1928, 14x20. Broché, sous couverture rempliée. Non coupé. L'un des dix-huit cent cinquante exemplaires sur vélin du Marais. Très bon état. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Don. The Story of a Lion Dog

      Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York - 1928, 1st Edition. () Very good. 4p.l.,69,[1]pp. 16 mo (approximately 17cm tall). Colour frontispiece and B&W illustrations in text (including 4 full-paged) by Kurt Wiese. Original illustrated light green cloth with beige / brown illustrated endpapers; outline of dog illustration on front cover and black lettering on spine. Cloth is worn at lightly at spine and slightly more so at ends of spine. The ends of spine and corners are lightly bumped. The text block is clean and tight. A very copy. Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the Old West. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Papeles de Nueva Espa?a

      37 volumes. 6 volumes bound in red cloth with original wrappers bound in, the other volumes bound in wrappers. Various sizes from Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 7") to octavo (8" x 6") From the library of George M Foster. Handbook of Middle American Indians, volume 13. 1st editionModern scholarship continues to be deeply indebted to the labors of Francisco del Paso y Troncoso, less for any extended completed studies or synthesis than for a lifetime of collecting historical materials of the greatest importance to continuing investigation. His activities in Europe during the 23 years he spent searching out, copying and preparing for publication a vast store of prime documentary materials for the pre-Conquest and colonial history of Mexico have been abundantly documented. Paso y Troncoso saw his prime mission as twofold. First, he proposed to gather and publish as complete a corpus of Sahagun documents as possible. His interest in the great Franciscan had stemmed from the days when Paso y Troncoso as a young man had helped Joaquin Garcia Icazbalceta prepare the latter's Bibliografia mexicana del siglo XVI. Second, he expected to copy documentary source materials related to colonial Mexico, an elaborate group of varied papers which he generically called "Papeles de Nueva Espana." In a letter from Madrid, Paso y Troncoso outlined to the Secretary of Public Instruction his views and plans for the "Papeles de Nueva Espana". He mentioned that for various reasons the material had he had compiled for publication under that general title should be divided into series, each according to the class of data it contained. Each series would begin with a volume 1, and subsequent volumes would include similar documents, rather than being only a single series with diverse materials. Various circumstances frustrated Paso y Troncoso's dream of putting numerous volumes of several series each of the PNE into print. He published four relatively complete volumes, and two partial volumes, of Series 2. "Geography and Statistics." Complete were volumes 1, 4, 5, 6 and partially complete were volumes 3 and 7 (all included in these volumes). At Paso y Troncoso's death various works were in the printing houses of Spain. Most of these volumes seem to have been lost or dispersed. Only volume 1 of series was published, Salazar's Cronica de Nueva Espana (lacking in these volumes, but offered separately by the Hispanic Society). Several later hands have dipped into the mass of material Paso y Troncoso compiled for PNE and have utilized his transcripts or copies for publication. Series 1, "Bibliographies," was respectably issued in four volumes under the general title Indices de documentos de Nueva Espana existentes en el Archivo de Indias de Sevilla, 1928-1933 lacking in these volumes. The unpublished portions of Series 2, volume 2 "Geography and Statistics," have appeared under the imprint of Luis Vargas Rea included in these volumes. Vargas Rea in his supplement to Series 2, volume 3, in 7 parts included in these volumes did not complete the reports on the archdiocese of Mexico. From 1944 through 1946, Vargas Rea published most of the hitherto unpublished materials Paso y Troncoso had compiled for volume 7, Relationes geograficas from Michoacan. Six of the eight parts are included in these volumes. In 1948 Volume 9 of PNE, Series 2, appeared under the Vargas Rea imprint in seven small volumes included in these volumes It reproduced what Paso y Troncoso had considered to be the second part of the Memoriales of Bishop Alonso Mota y Escobar, a portion dealing with Nueva Galicia from a manuscript he had found in the British Museum. The whole of the Vargas Rea publications were numbered limited edition prints usually not exceeding 150 and often not more than 100 copies. Thus making the entire printing of Paso y Troncoso vary scarce.George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in.Condition:George Foster's stamp on front wrappers, edge wear, some soiling else a very good set of a rare piece of Colonial Mexican history.

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        Male Widgeon Decoy: watercolor of a Stevens Factory decoy

      New York: [The Derrydale Press], 1928 - A fine, large rendering, very much reduced in the Derrydale Press and Winward House editions of Barber's classic book. It shows "a Stevens Widgeon.In this decoy the painting is original and still shows the work of a 'graining comb' on the back". The watercolor execution is meticulous. Inscribed verso: "Amer. Widgeon (Baldpate) / No detailed history - just used in Currituck Sound (North Carolina) / the Currituck Club. / Reproduced through the Courtesy of H.F. Stone Esq. of New York, 1928. / Note-- Undoubtedly a machine made decoy of the Eighties - a product of some early northern factory (possibly a Stevens - Weedsport) / Joel." A UNIQUE AND HIGHLY DESIRABLE DERRYDALE DUCK RENDERING Image 11-1/2 x 18-3/4 inches, framed to 16 x 22-1/2 inches overall. Signed in lower right "Joel D. Barber / New York 1928". An illustration to Barber's Wild Fowl Decoys (plate 60). Fine condition. Provenance: From the private collection of Eugene V. Connett III. Siegel 85 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        CARMEN. Revista Chica de Poesía Española. 6 - 7. [junto con] LOLA, Amiga y Suplemento de Carmen 6 - 7.

      Aldus, Santander 1928 - 18x25.3. 32pp. Camisas originales. Contribuciones de Rafael Alberti, Jorge, Guillén, Juan Larrea, Gerardo Diego, Luis Alvarez Piñar, Altolaguirre, Max Aub, Quiroga Pla, etc. Impecable. El suplemento Lola ofrece la 'Tontología' de Diego - una antología de los "resbalones de los poetas capaces de escribir versos buenos", con malas poesías de cada uno de los del 27, más los Machado y Juan Ramón. Este es el último número de la gran revista de Gerardo Diego. Rara. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        The Concise Standard Dictionary.

      Funk & Wagnalls Compamy, New York and London 1928 - A MAGNIFICENT PIECE OF GREEN JADE INLAID ON THE FRONT COVER. (2.5" X 3.0") Full crushed blue morocco. Extensive git tooled decoration to both covers. Two raised gilt decorated bands to the spine. Three panels with gilt decoration. All pages edges in gilt. Elaborately gilt designed dentelles. Beige silk moire pastedowns and endpapers. 780 pictorial illustrations. AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING BOOK. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 12 Peers Fine Books]
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        Gothic & Renaissance Bookbindings.

      - Exemplified and Illustrated from the Author’s Collection. Plates (some in color; see below). Two vols. Large 4to, orig. cloth (lower hinge of Vol. II a little cracked), spines lettered in gilt. London: E. Benn, 1928. First edition, the deluxe issue limited to only 50 numbered sets, with an additional 50 mounted photographic plates not included in the trade issue. This set belonged to Major J.R. Abbey, one of the three or four greatest collectors of bindings of the 20th century, and contains his extensive notes throughout the volumes, consisting of dated inventory numbers of bindings described in this catalogue and purchased by him from Goldschmidt or at auction, comparable items from other dealers, contemporary auction results, cross-references to J.B. Oldham’s works on early English bookbindings, etc., etc. Our set contains much unique information which details the formation of Abbey’s early binding collection and bookbinding history. Tipped-in is a letter (one page, 12mo) from Oldham to Abbey, dated 23 May 1958, concerned with bookbinding matters. With Major Abbey’s bookplate in each volume and accession note on the rear paste-down endpaper of Vol. I. From the library of Eric H.L. Sexton, the noted collector of incunabula. ? Breslauer, The Uses of Bookbinding Literature, pp. 27-28–"Goldschmidt (1887-1954), [was] Viennese by birth, Dutch by nationality and Londoner by choice, private scholar and collector turned bookseller. His Gothic and Renaissance Bookbindings. is a work of immense learning which has had a lasting influence on binding studies. He refined and expanded Weale’s and Gottlieb’s principles and methods." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller Inc.]
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        Death in Venice

      London: Martin Secker,, 1928. Translated by H. T. Lowe-Porter. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Bookplate. Boards mottled, small spots and tanning to ends of spine, spotting to edges of the contents, which are lightly toned. An excellent copy in the rubbed and dulled jacket with two small chips from the lower panel, a few tiny marks, and professional repairs to the verso. First UK edition, first impression. Scarce in the dust jacket. Originally published in Germany in 1912.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Death In Venice. Translated by H.T. Lowe-Porter

      London: Martin Secker, 1928., 1928. First UK Edition thus. 8vo.; pp.271. Publisher's faded green cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper, heavily sunned to spine. In a good example of the scarce dustwrapper, darkened to spine with some marginal chipping and loss to spine ends and corners with what appears to be some waterstaining to the spine area. Perhaps not the best copy we've seen of this scarce and highly impressive novel, but nevertheless an acceptable copy that shows rather better than it sounds. The Nobel-Prize winning author's famous novella, basis for Luchino Visconti's 1971 Oscar-nominated movie starring Dirk Bogarde.

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        Zwei Festreden

      Leipzig: Verlag von Philip Reclam, jun, [1928]. First edition. 12mo. . Biscuit boards, red printed labels. Some slight soiling, spine ends worn. Very good . Two celebratory lectures, the first given in L¸beck in 1926, on the seven hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Hanseatic city; and the second in Leipzig November 1928, on the hundredth anniversary of the publishing firm of Philip Reclam. Inscribed on the half title by the author in January 1929, the year in which he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature

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      Paris Le Librairie de France 1928 - Limited edition, number 22 of 100. Beautifully illustrated with color and black and white photographs of the art and antiquities of Asian cultures. Folio, superb Art Deco binding by Paul Bonet with the original paper wraps bound in. Richly grained black morocco with the spine in Deco design incorporating finely gilt tooled multi-coloured onlays, designed titling gilt surrounded by a spray of gold, the covers with large central panel in pedestal design, surrounded by gold lines and tools, and with multi-coloured onlays tooled in gold. Gold and black marbled endpapers, t. e.g., others uncut. Housed in a black morocco backed chemise over marbled boards with black morocco edges. 432, plates A very fine copy. RARE BONET BINDING ON AN ESPECIALLY INTERESTING AND WELL ILLUSTRATED TEXT. A superb example of an Art Deco custom binding design by Paul Bonet. Bonet first rose to prominence at the auction of the library of a renowned Parisian book collector in 1930. The sale included 52 bindings of the relatively unknown designer Bonet. Book connoisseurs realized that a new genius had arisen. Born in 1889, Bonet began to bind books as a hobby in 1920. Five years later examples of his designs were included in the exposition L’Arte Du Livre Francais and again later in the year at the Salon d’Automne. Unlike other designers, Bonet left the construction of his bindings to skilled artisans, of whom he demanded the highest standards. His early designs between 1925-1929 were in a thoroughly modern style executed in a strictly traditional manner with blind and gold tooled fillets and inlays of leather. Later he would begin to incorporate less traditional materials like metals and woods. By 1931 Bonet was firmly established as a respected leader in the world of French binding design. Bonet and his patrons were very particular about the books they chose to bind. This limited edition was no doubt chosen for the beauty of it’s illustrations and the exotic subject matter. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Peking - Das Gesicht Der Stadte

      Albertus-Verlag, Berlin, Germany 1928 - xx, [2], 200 pp. From the "Das Gesicht Der Stadte" series edited by C.O. Justh. Foreword in German. Two-hundred full-page sepia-tone reproductions of photos accompanied by brief captions in English, German, French and Spanish. Subjects include architecture, religion, common scenes and the people. Attractive gilt lettering and decoration upon deep azure cloth-covered front board. Large gilt letters upon backstrip partly rubbed. Contents clean and unmarked. Binding tight. Small recent bookstore label inside back board. Moderate external wear. A sound copy of this exquisite trip back to Beijing in the 1920s. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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