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        Les Accesoires du Costume et du Mobilier depuis le Treizieme jusqu'au Milieu du Dixneuvieme Siecle [3 Volumes]

      Chez Schemit, 1928. Chez Schemit. Hardcover. Paris, 1928. Folio, parchment covered boards, three volumes. A bright, very good plus copy of this important set. Includes 393 plates depicting over 3,000 objects, including jewelry, hair ornaments, mirrors, purses, etc. from the 13th through 19th centuries. An important work. Some minor wear and soiling, very good plus condition overall. Colas 81; Hiler 18. . Very Good. 1928. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        1905 god v Satire i Karikature (Satire and Caricature in the Year 1905)

      Leningrad: Priboi - Evgenii Sokolov, 1928. Leningrad: Priboi - Evgenii Sokolov. Very Good. 1928. First Edition. Hardback. Quarto, printed cloth boards, 278pp., many colour plates and profusely illustrated with in-text sketches and drawings. In excellent condition, tight and clean. Stain to upper cover, small repared hole to lower cover, internally excellent. Only 2000 printed. 6pp preface by V. Nevskii (completed by Bilibin illustration from Adskai Pochta). ; Important reference work on the satirical journals of 1905 reproducing, in facsimile, pages from 'Burelom', 'Adskaia pochta' and many others. Illustrations by Bilibin, Kustodiev, Lansere, Dobuzhinsky and many others appear with prose verse, in-text illustrations and cartoons. ; 278 pages .

      [Bookseller: Marijana Dworski Books]
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        Le monde des automates, étude historique et technique.

      Chez les auteurs 1928 - - Chez les auteurs, Paris _1928, 23x28cm, 2 volumes brochés. - Edition originale, un des 1000 ex numérotés sur papier chromo, seul tirage avec 25 Japon. Ouvrage illustré de plus de 500 figures. Préface de Edmond Haraucourt. Beaux exemplaires, rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Coq d'Or. Theatre d'Art Russe presente par Anatole Dolinoff

      Paris: H. Chachoin Imp, 1928.. Paris:: H. Chachoin Imp,. 1928.. Very good condition. Striking Parisian theater poster for the opera-ballet 'The Golden Cockerel' by Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. The libretto derives from Pushkin's poem 'The Tale of the Golden Cockerel', which was based on a section of Washington Irving's 'Tales of the Alhambra'. The opera was a satire of the tsarist regime and of Russian imperialism, including the Russo Japanese War. The work was completed in 1907 and was immediately banned by the Russian Palace due to the close resemblance of the vacuous King Dodon of the opera to Tsar Nicholas II. The poster artist, Georges de Pogedaieff (1897 - 1971), was an important Russian visual artist who created art for Russian ballets including the Ballet Russes de Monte Carlo. Chromolithograph with the main figures of the opera at the right, ending with the Golden Cockerel at the lower right. With text "Chants, Ballets, Tableaux Vivants" at the left. With the artist's name Georges R. de Pogedaieff, Paris at the lower right, in red. Outside the border, the word "Succes" at lower left and H. Chachoin, Imp. Paris 1928 at the lower right. Original poster archivally laid on canvas. Some small abrasions, mostly where the poster was originally folded. 48 x 34".

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        Bauen in Frankreich. Eisen. Eisenbeton.

      Leipzig, Berlin / Klinkhardt & Biermann Verlag. o. J. (1928). 4°. 127 S.+ Errata-Zettel. Mit zahlr. s/w Abbildungen. OBrosch.; 1. Aufl.. Einbandgestaltung v. L. Moholy-Nagy! - Einband gebrauchsspurig; Rücken restauriert; sonst wohlerhaltenes Exemplar!

      [Bookseller: Eugen Küpper Versandantiquariat]
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      Oxford - John and Edward Bumpus, Ltd. printed at the University Press, 1928. Oxford - John and Edward Bumpus, Ltd. printed at the University Press, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce limited edition, number 204 of 255 copies, signed by the author of Poems by Russell George Alexander. Published by Bumpus. Contained is a collection of Alexander's poetry including The Mourning Bells, Nightfall, A Summer Thought, Renewal, The Fallen Tree and The Pilgrim's Way. Condition: Externally, generally smart but with minor wear to extremities and handling marks. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean with only slight handling marks, predominantly to text block edge. Overall: NEAR FINE.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Island of Captain Sparrow

      London: Victor Gollancz, Ltd., 1928. London: Victor Gollancz, Ltd.,, 1928. Octavo. Original blue-grey cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the illustrated dust jacket. Spine and edges of boards discoloured, spine ends bumped, edges slightly tanned, endpapers lightly browned. A very good copy in a lightly rubbed jacket with tanned spine, a few small dark marks to front cover, and a few small closed tears to head of spine and covers. First edition, first impression of Wright's second science fiction novel. Signed by the author on front free endpaper. Jacket designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Twilight of the Nymphs

      London - The Fortune Press, 1928. London - The Fortune Press, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A limited edition of this fictional work originally by Pierre Louys. Limited to one-thousand, two-hundred copies on English un-bleached hand made paper, of which this is number one-hundred and five. Featuring several illustrated plates, by Lecil Beaton. Translated by Phillis Duveen, with an introduction by Shane Leslie. Condition: In original quarter calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, smart. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean, aside from light marks to rear endpaper. Overall: NEAR FINE..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Twlight of the Nymphs

      sp;-London - The Fortune Press, 1928. sp;-London - The Fortune Press, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A limited edition copy of The Twlight of the Nymphs, a collection of mythological tales by Pierre Louys, number 241 of 1200 on English un-bleached handmarks paper and in a slipcase. Illustrated with five plates by Cecil Beaton. Translated by Phillis Duveen and with an introduction by Shane Leslie. Pierre Lous (1870 - 1925) was a French poet and writer, most renowned for lesbian and classical themes in some of his writings. With a newspaper clippping with an obituary for Cecil Beaton inserted to front. Condition: In a cloth binding, in a paper covered slipcase. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities, slipcase has minor edgewear and off slight marks. Internally, binding strained in places. Bright and clean throughout but with slight tidemarks to pastedowns only and handling marks to text block edge and marginally to pages and the odd slight closed tear. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Suzanne et le Pacifique. Avec des illustrations sur cuivre en couleurs par DARAGNES.

      Paris, Cercle Lyonnais du Livre, 1928. - In-4; en feuilles, 267 pp avec la liste des membres du Cercle Lyonnais, sous double emboîtage chemise de vélin ivoire à lacets et étui. Légères bandes rousses dans le premier cahier. Ouvrage illustré de 32 gravures sur cuivre en couleurs de Daragnès, dont 11 hors-texte. Tirage limité à 152 exemplaires réservés aux membres du Cercle, celui-ci nominatif. Exemplaire enrichi d'une suite de chacune des planches en couleurs, d'un hors-texte, d'un cul-de-lampe et d'un en-tête, ce dernier signé et dédicacé par l'artiste. On y joint une gravure sur bois en noir justifiée et signée par Daragnèes ainsi que le prospectus annonçant la publication du volume.

      [Bookseller: Livres de A à Z]
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        West-Running Brook

      New York: Henry Holt, 1928. New York: Henry Holt, 1928. First Edition; limited issue; one of 1000 numbered copies signed by Frost; with plates signed by J.J. Lankes. This deluxe issue departed from the usual publisher?s practice in that it is an entirely different setting of type and format than the trade edition. Minutely rubbed; fine in a newer cloth slipcase, but utilizing the original spine label.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        Lady Chatterley's Lover

      Florence: Privately Printed, 1928. Florence: Privately Printed, 1928 Early pirated edition, in black moiré-patterned cloth with paper spine label, and title page printed in red and black. Very good with light fraying to corners and a postcard affixed to ffep, else a tight and clean copy. Widely considered to be Lawrence's masterpiece, Lady Chatterley's Lover was banned in both Britain and the US, inciting high demand for pirated copies. This pirated edition was likely photographically reproduced from the original Tipografia Giuntina first edition, as it contains all typographical errors and text ending on page 365 (Roberts A42a).. Hard Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        " Peter Quack "

      Pestalozzi Verlags - Anstalt Berlin - Grunewald Erscheiunungsjahr 1928. Format Großquer8° **Bestellen Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns, so versenden wir innerhalb Deutschlands generell versandkostenfrei** . - 3. Auflage - 9 Blatt (unpaginiert) mit 8 ganzseitigen reizenden farbigen Abbildungen , Versen und einfarbigen halbseitigen Abbildungen gegenüber , einfarbig illustriertes Titelblatt , Originalhalbleinen mit farbigen Deckebild und Deckeltitel , das letzte Blatt hat unten innen eine Beschädigung mit Materialverlust von 1 x 4 cm des weißen Randes welche absolut fachmännisch , fast unsichbar, beseitig wurde, ein kleiner Einriss am weißen Rand des folgenden Blattes ist ebenfalls so gut wie unsichtbar geschlossen worden, schöne farbige Abbildungen im typischen Stil des Künstlers , äußerlich ist das Buch bis auf einen leichten Lichtschatten sehr gut erhalten ! = Sehr selten != Louis (Maria Niels Peder Halling) Moe (1857-1945)Friedrich Fabrizius Max Karl Freiherr von Ostini (* 27. Juli 1861 in München; 1. Juni 1927 in Pöcking) war ein deutscher Redakteur, Schriftsteller, Humorist und Lyriker

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Alfred Tauchnitz]
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      London: Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1928. London: Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press,, 1928. A Biography. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and seven photographic illustrations including Virginia Woolf as Orlando. Small contemporary bookseller's ticket and ownership signature in light pencil to front pastedown. Endpapers lightly tanned, outer margins and edges of text block lightly foxed. An excellent copy in a slightly chipped and rubbed jacket. First trade edition, first impression, one of 5,080 copies printed. Preceded by a few days by the limited edition, which was published in the US.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Manon Lescaut

      London - Geoffrey Bles, 1928. London - Geoffrey Bles, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A limited edition of L'Abb Prvost's Manon Lescaut. Bound in quarter vellum with gilt lettering. Limited edition, number 56 of 500. Signed by John Austen. Antoine Franois Prvost (1697 - 1763), usually known simply as the Abb Prvost, was a French author and novelist. Manon Lescaut is a short novel first published in 1731. It is the seventh and final volume of Mmoires et aventures d'un homme de qualit. It was controversial in its time and was banned in France upon publication. Despite this it became very popular and pirated editions were widely distributed. In a subsequent 1753 edition Abb Prvost toned down some scandalous details and injected more moralizing disclaimers. John Austen (1886 1948) was an English book illustrator. His early works were Beardsleyesque in style, but after 1925 he was influenced by the Art Deco movement. Austen used several techniques in his illustrations, including wood-engraving and scraperboard, and changed styles to suit the text he was illustrating. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is slight wear to the extremities, including soem bumping. Internally the pages are bright and generally clean, with some intermittent light spotting. Overall the condition is very good..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Chinese Paintings in American Collections by Osvald Siren. First English Edition. 2 Volumes

      Paris and Brussels: Les Editions G. Van Oest, 1928 - Large folio, 42.8*33.6*8cm, wt:8.6kg, 4+112+4+200 collotype plts printed on rectos only. 2 volumes complete. Original blue cloth slightly soiled, ex-libris on front pastedown of each volume, circular blind stamped seal on front boards, small circular blind library stamp on outer margin of most plates (barely visible), internal pages clean and bright. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. On the whole in very good condition. Text in English, captions in French and English. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stilleben. Acryl auf Papier. 1928. Oben rechts signiert u. datiert. 35 x 45 cm. Gerahmt.

      1928. . Stilleben mit Kokosnuss, Bananen, Tomate, Birne, Zitrone und Apfel.- Kleine Montierungsspuren in den 4 Ecken.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        Eduard Arnhold. Ein Gedenkbuch.

      Berlin 1928.. (1) Bl., 1 Portr.Taf., 318 S., 4 Bildtaf., 1 Faks., kl.qt., HLdr., min. Gebr.sp.. | Privatdruck. - "... In der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts gelang Arnhold der unternehmerische Aufstieg ... in dem er fast den gesamten Handel mit schlesischer Steinkohle am Berliner Markt in seine Hand brachte und ihn neben vielen anderen Ehrenämtern bis zum Mitglied des Aufsichtsrat der Dresdner Bank aufsteigen ließ. Kaiser Wilhelm II. berief ihn 1913 als ersten und einzigen Juden in das Preußische Herrenhaus. ..." - Das Titelportrait ist von (Emil) Orlik signiert.

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        Bambi. A Life in the Woods

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1928. New York: Simon and Schuster,, 1928. Foreword by John Galsworthy. Octavo, (215 x 140 mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, gilt lettering to spine, gilt block of deer to front cover, original pictorial endpapers, gilt edges. Kurt Wiese black and white illustrations throughout. An excellent copy. First English language edition, first printing. The timeless tale of a deer and his woodland friends, which served as the basis for the beloved Walt Disney film.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Les Croix de Bois

      Paris - A La Cite des Livres, 1928. Paris - A La Cite des Livres, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Scarce limited edition copy of Roland Dorgeles's significant First World War novel. In French. One of 500 numbered copies, this beingnumber 342. Roland Dorgeles (1885 in Amiens, Somme 1973), was a French novelist and a member of the Academie Goncourt. A prolific author, he is most renowned for the Prix Femina-winning Wooden crosses (Les croix de bois), a moving study of World War I, in which he served. It was published in 1919 (in English in 1921). Condition: In paper wraps. Externally generallysound although rubbed with marks, joints just starting. Internally, generally firmly bound although tender in places with several leaves working slightly loose. Beautifully bright and clean throughout. Several unopened pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Lettres de Marie de Rabutin

      Dijon - Editions du Raisin, 1928. Dijon - Editions du Raisin, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Leather bound with gilt tooling to spines and marbled boards. Attractive binding and complete in two volumes. Limited edition of 1000 copies of which this set is numbered 218. French text. Collection of the letters of Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de Svign. Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de Svign (February 5, 1626 April 17, 1696) was a French aristocrat, remembered for her letter-writing. Most of her letters, celebrated for their wit and vividness, were addressed to her daughter. By 1673, Madame de Svign's letters were being copied and circulated. Therefore, Svign knew that her letters were semi-public documents and crafted them accordingly. The year 1676 saw several events important in Madame de Svign's life. For the first time she was seriously ill and she did not thoroughly recover until she had visited Vichy. Her letters from this place are among her best, and picture life at a 17th century watering-place with unsurpassed vividness. In this year, too, took place the trial and execution of Madame de Brinvilliers, whichalso figures in the letters. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm and all covers are firmly attached. There is some minor wear to the extremities. Internally the books are veryclean and bright with no obvious marks. The last page of text to Vol. II has a small closed tear along the bottom edge but otherwise a nice set in good condition..

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        Ausstellung Karl Hofer. In Gemeinschaft mit der Galerie Flechtheim Berlin. Katalog der 55. Ausstellung der Berliner Secession. Tiergartenstrasse 21 A. Kollektivausstellung. November - Dezember 1928.

      Berlin, Fr. K. Koetschau Verlag, Druck: Schreyer Druck Berlin, 1928,. 20,4 x 14,4 cm, 43 (6) Seiten Anzeigen, 24 ganzseitige schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, bedruckte Original-Broschur (berieben), mit der handschriftlichen Widmung mit Bleistift von Hofer auf dem Vortitelblatt: "Seiner Meisterschülerin / Frau Dora Vermehren / von / Carl Hofer. / 29. Nov. 28". Gutes Exemplar.. Dascher Seite 467. - Flechtheim-Bibliographie (1987) Seite 146. - Spalek 2506. - Vollmer II, 462. - Hofer (1878-1955) unterrichtete von 1919 bis 1933 an der Akademie in Berlin.

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        The World to Play With

      Oxford - Oxford University Press, 1928. Oxford - Oxford University Press, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. First edition of Ashley Dukes' The World to Play With, which has been signed by the author. Bound in quarter cloth with paper covered boards, gilt lettering and an unclipped dust wrapper. First Edition. Signed and dated by the author on the title page. Comprised of various essays on the theatre, including The Play as Composition, The Menace of the Movies, The Snob as Playgoer, and Pulse and Impulse: Dramatic Verse. Ashley Dukes (18851959) was a playwright and theatre critic who opened his own theatre, the Mercury, in a converted church hall. He turned it eventually into a workshop for poets' drama and for his wife's Ballet Rambert, the senior English ballet company. He was a man of great charm and unobtrusive common sense, and, with the means to back his judgement, had much influence on the intellectual theatre of his time. Smilingly, he rejected any form of insularity; he was a European with a taste in wine as sure as his taste in the theatre and the fastidious cadences of his prose. - DNB. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is very slight wear to the extremities, including very slight bumpingand a faint tidemark to the front board. The dustwrapper has several small closed tears measuring no more than 2. 5cm and several chips. There is some discolouration to the spine panel and some lightspots. Internally the pages are bright and generally clean, with occasional spots throughout. There are some faint tidemarks to the first and last few pages, that does not encroach on the text. Overall the condition is very good, with a good dustwrapper..

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        Lady Chatterley's Lover

      Florence: Privately Printed, 1928 Florence: Privately Printed, 1928 Early pirated edition, in black moiré-patterned cloth with paper spine label, and title page printed in red and black. Very good with light fraying to corners and a postcard affixed to ffep, else a tight and clean copy. Widely considered to be Lawrence's masterpiece, Lady Chatterley's Lover was banned in both Britain and the US, inciting high demand for pirated copies. This pirated edition was likely photographically reproduced from the original Tipografia Giuntina first edition, as it contains all typographical errors and text ending on page 365 (Roberts A42a).. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        John Brown's Body

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, and Company, 1928. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, and Company, 1928 First trade edition, after the printing of 201 de luxe copies. Signed by writer Ring Lardner to the front free endpaper: "To my little Rebel friend Kate / from / John Brown (Body and Soul)." Publisher's black cloth, spine lettered in yellow. Near fine, with some light wear to the spine ends, dimming to the spine lettering, ownership stamp to the rear free endpaper, bright and clean pages. A tight and attractive copy, inscribed by author Ring Lardner. Ring Lardner, an American writer and sports columnist best known for his satirical depictions of the sports world, signed this volume as the ghost of the titular character. Comprised of 15,000 lines of blank verse, John Brown's Body is an epic poem that tells the story of the American Civil War. Published during the height of the Jim Crow laws and shortly after the revival of the Ku Klux Klan, John Brown's Body presents a radical interpretation of the Civil War. Like John Brown, who believed that militant insurrection was a necessary requirement of abolitionism, Benét, a liberal nationalist, viewed the war as a necessary, albeit violent, step in America's development into a progressive and multicultural society. Written in the style of Homer's Iliad and Virgil's Aeneid, Benét uses his masterful command of poetry and verse to create a new sense of the moral and historical significances of the Civil War.. Inscribed. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        The London of Thackeray

      London - Grant Richards Ltd., 1928. London - Grant Richards Ltd., 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A study of the places in London mentioned in the works of William Makepeace Thackeray. With numerous engraved plates throughout. Including chapters on Vanity Fair, Pendennis, The Newcomes and others. Condition: In a green cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, although with some small closed tears to the head of the spine, and some spotting to the rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just the odd spot and some foxing to the front and rear blanks. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Der Saliter. Zeitschrift zur Bekämpfung von Bauschädlingen Offizielles Organ des Hochbaureferaz der O.P.D. München *.

      München, Selbstverlag, 1928/1933.. Erstauflagen (einz. Exemplare ?). Ca 32/35 S. pro Heft mit Gedichte, Witze, Werbung/Anzeigen (erfundenen), Karikaturen, vielen Zeichnungen.... 4°, OIll.-Zeitschriften (teils maschinengetippt...), versch.-Farben. Insgesamt gute Exemplare, nur etwas randgebräunt oder leicht staubig. 1 Exemplar mit (Hinterdeckel) Brandflecken (absichtlich !) wegen Text "Starker Tabak"...Fotos auf Wunsch. Äußerst Selten !. * N° 1 Februar 1928 - N° 2 Febr. 1929 - N° 3 1930 (Kampforgan des Hochbaureferats..) - N° 4 Febr. 1931 (Schrey des Hochbaureferaz..) - N° 6 Febr. 1932 (23. Jahrgang)- N° 7 1933 (24. Jahrgang). Äußerst Selten, warscheinlich immer zum FASCHING erschienen. Im Heft N° 7: "Blasius geht durch den Hochbau". 7 Seiten mit "Blasius"-Zeichnung, ohne Autor...

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        Metapsychisme et Occultisme

      Paris - A.-M. Beaudelot, 1928. Paris - A.-M. Beaudelot, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of 'Mtapsychisme et Occultisme; Douze Conferences' by M. de Meck, Russian state councilor. The first partgives a 'Histoire duMtapsychisme', the second includes 'Phnomnologie Mtapsychique' and the third consists of the diffrent degrees of 'L'Initiation'. Other works by the same author include 'Pensees D'Harmonie, 1908'. In French. Condition: Rebound in cloth. Externally, in lovely condition with just some bumping to the top and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound with age toning and scattered spots throughout. Some light tears to the edges of the paper. Overall Condition: VERY GOOD..

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        Decline and Fall

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1928. London: Chapman & Hall, 1928 Illustrated by Evelyn Waugh. First edition, first printing. Publisher's patterned pink and black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, printed on laid paper. Near fine, with some wear and minor fraying to the spine ends, a hint of toning to the spine, bright and clean interior. Overall, a bright, excellent copy of the author's first book. Based on Waugh's experience as a teacher, Decline and Fall is a satirical novel and social satire about the absurd adventures of Paul Pennyfeather, a student at the fictional Scone College in Oxford who passively accepts the bizarre obstacles that appear in his path. After being expelled from the Scone College for an act of indecent behavior that he did not commit, Pennyfeather becomes a teacher at Llanabba Castle, where he meets the beautiful society lady Margot Beste-Chetwynde, the mother of one of his students with whom he becomes infatuated. Pennyfeather is later imprisoned for Margot's illegal activities, in which he had not taken part. Eventually, Margot, who has become Lady Metroland (the name under which she would appear in Waugh's later novels), rescues Pennyfeather from jail, and he resumes his place at the beginning of the novel as a humble student. An immediate success, Decline and Fall is an early example of the black humor that made Waugh such an acclaimed novelist.. Illus. by Waugh, Evelyn. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Mesicnik Pro Stavebni Umeni Stavba. Bd. VII (1928) & Bd. VIII (1929/30).

      Prag / Vydava Klub Architektu. 1928 - 1930. 4°. 195 S., 192 S.,. 2 Bde. Mit Fotos & Plänen reich illustriert!. OLn. Maßgebliche Zeitschriftenpublikation des tschechischen Konstruktivismus zum Neuen Bauen in Europa - Ohne die Umschläge, bei Bd.VIII ist das Register mit eingebunden; in Bd. VII ein Blatt mit Ausschnitt; Einbände teilweise an den Kanten leicht berieben; sonst guter Zustand d. Bde.!

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        Elizabeth and Essex

      New York, Crosby Gaige, London, Chatto and Windus, 1928. New York, Crosby Gaige, London, Chatto and Windus,, 1928. Octavo. Recent full black morocco, title and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. With 6 black and white plates. A fine copy. Limited Edition of 1060. Signed by the author on blank opposite half title. This is number 855.

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        Boris Aronson et l'art du theatre.- Avec un envoi signe de l'auteur.

      Paris, editions des Chroniques du Jour, coll. Maitres de l'art etranger, 1928.. 29 x 23 cm, 16 p., ill. h.-t. n&b + 32 planches, dont ill. coul. pochoir. Broche, couv. ill. rempliee. Parfait etat.. Edition originale, tirage limite a 315 ex. numerotes, ex. avec un envoi a.s. de l'auteur. Boris Aronson (1898 - 1980), ne a Kiev, fut l'assistant d'Alexandra Exter, qui lui fit rencontrer Meyerhold. Lie aux constructivistes, il publie a Berlin une monographie sur Marc Chagall avant d'emigrer aux Etats-Unis en 1923. A New York il concoit decors et costumes pour le Unser Theater, le Schildkraut Theatre, et principalement pour le Yiddish Art Theatre de Maurice Schwartz. L'etude richement illustree de Waldemar George, avec plusieurs planches au pochoir, parait dans la collection Maitres de l'art etranger. Decors, maquettes, costumes, photographies de scenes pour Bronx Express (Dymov), Dix Commandements (Goldfaden), The Final Balance (Pinski), Tragedie de Rien (Nadir), etc. . Emballages soignes, expedition rapide. Photographies originales du livre visibles sur librairie-solstices .

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        Encyclopaedia Judaica. Das Judentum in Geschichte und Gegenwart. 10 Bde. [alle auf deutsch erschienenen / ohne die 2 hebräischen Bde.] Aach - Lyra.

      Eschkol, Leipzig ; Berlin. 1928 - 1934.. XXXI S., 1216 Sp., XXIV S., 1232 Sp., XXIII S., 1232 Sp., XXIII S., 1248 Sp., XXIII S., 1214 Sp., XX 4°, OLn. mit Goldprägung.. Laut Wikipedia war diese erste Enzyklopädie über das gesamte Wissen zum Judentum auf 15 Bände angelegt. In Folge der erzwungenen Einstellung dieses Projektes durch die Nationalsozialisten sind nur 10 Bände erschienen. 40000 schon gedruckte Exemplare wurden 1933 in Leipzig vernichtet. 1971 erschien die englischsprachige Encylopaedia Judaica, 2007 wurde eine neu bearbeitete 2. Aufl. in 22 Bde. herausgegeben. Rücken mit leicht aufgetragenen Schriftzügen, sonst guter Zustand. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

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        Christophe Colomb

      Paris - Ernest Flammarion, 1928. Paris - Ernest Flammarion, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smart account of the naval voyages of Christopher Columbus. With numerous illustrations, including maps and facsimiles of the writings of Columbus, and coloured title page. In French. Under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that led to general European awareness of the American continents in the Western Hemisphere. Condition: In a half-morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally smart, with just a couple of marks to the boards and some minor shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Photocard album of Mallorca

      Barcelona, 1928. Barcelona, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely little fold-out black and white photocard album of Mallorca, the 'scenic route to Palma',from around the late 1920s. Photographs by Talleres A. Zerkowitz. Condition: In paper wraps. Externally sound, a few small closed tears. Internally, firmly bound. Photographs are bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Humour in the Hunting Field

      London - London Country Life Ltd, 1928. London - London Country Life Ltd, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An attractive and amusing collaboration between the artist George Denholm Armour and commentator 'Crascredo'. On the subject of hunting, with numerous illustrations of horsemanship and the countryside. One-page autograph letter mounted on the half title. Addressed to a Mr Wright, with indistinct signature, addressed and dated, Stedham, Midhurst, Sussex, April 3rd 1926, on the subject of horses, and with two original sketches. With 19 of the original 20 full colour plates. First edition. Condition: In original publisher's full cloth binding. Externally, rather worn. Hinges are tender, rear hinge has been repaired with tape. Internally, binding is loosening in places, as is often the case with a book this size and weight. Pages are generally bright and clean with any spots or marks confined to the margins. Missing one tissueguard. Overall: GOOD ONLY with some highly attractive plates..

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        Kurbeln. Die sieben Hefte der Aufzeichnungen des Filmoperateurs Serafin Gubbio.

      Berlin, Volksverband der Bücherfreunde Wegweiser Verlag, 1928.. Deutsche Erstauflage, EA 245 S. 8°, Pappband mit Lederrücken. von Luigi Pirandello gewidmet datiert und signiert " alla Sign. Erna Kapp Luigi Pirendello 13.X.1934 ", Kanten etwas berieben, priv. Widmung am Vorsatzblatt, bei der letzten leeren Seite fehlt ein kleines Eck, sonst guter Zustand

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        Novel of Zane Grey

      Zane Grey, 1928. Zane Grey, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A set of seven Westerns by Zane Grey. Containing:The Spirit of the Border: A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley (1935, twenty-first edition)Wild Horse Mesa (1928)The Last Trail (1935, twenty-third edition)The Hash Knife Outfit (1936, reprint)The Drift Fence (1937, reprint)The Thundering Herd (1934, reprint)Nevada: A Romance of the West (1937, eighth edition)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 American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) was his best-selling book. In addition to the success of his printed works, they later had second lives and continuing influence when adapted as films and television productions. Condition: In red cloth bindings. Externally, sound, though with bumping and marks. Sunning to the spines also. 4 hinge strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Ink inscription to front pastedown of one volume. Pages are bright and quite clean, with just a few instances of foxing. Overall: GOOD..

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        Organographie der Pflanzen. Insbesondere der Archegoniaten und Samenpflanzen.

      Jena, Fischer, 1928-33.. 3., umgearb. Aufl. 3 Bände (komplett). 25,5 cm. XI, 642 S. Mit 621 Abb. im Text/Seiten X, 643-1378. Mit 850 Abb. im Text./Seiten X, 1379-2078. Mit 640 Abb. im Text. Original Leinen (Hardcover), Farbkopfschnitt. Gut. Einband leicht beschabt und berieben, Buchblock Band 1 am Titel geplatzt. Aus der Bibliothek von Prof. Wilhelm Barthlott (Stempel).. Band 1: Allgemeine Organographie. Band 2: Bryophyten-Pteridophyten. Band 3: Samenpflanzen.

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        Scotland's Gift, Golf: Reminiscences 1872–1927

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, , 1928.. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. Limited edition one of 260 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf, this copy is number 230. Quarto, original half japon. Black morocco label to the spine, red boards, top edge gilt. In near fine condition with some light rubbing to the bottom cloth. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 5 plates, folding map at rear. A superior copy of a book that usually shows wear. While he required only $70,000 for the original construction of his masterpiece, the National, Charles Blair MacDonald usually pursued his hobby of promoting and building courses on a grander scale. The Lido and Mid-Ocean courses cost nearly $800,000 each. Yale spent some $450,000 in blasting out its classical course at New Haven to his specifications" (DAB). "The informal and engaging charm with which his book is written will make it a delight for all golfers to read." "One of the real masterpieces of golf literature" (Murdoch 475).

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        LES FRERES DE LA COSTE - Flibustiers et Corsaires - D'après les textes et les estampes de l'époque. Leurs origines - la coutume de la côte - quelques figures de flibustiers - Monbars l'exterminateur - Le bordelais Montauban - le chevalier de Grammont - Nau l'Olonnais - Jean-Baptiste Ducasse. Suivi du: Voyage à la mer du sud par Ravenau de Lussan de 1685 à 1688 et d'un Mémoire sur un chirurgien corsaire le capitaine François Thurot (1726-1760).

      Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt - Paris 1928. 1 Volume/1. Reliure éditeur cartonnée , Dos toilé , couverture illustrée. Format in-4°( 29,2 x 22,7 cm )( 1410 gr ). --------- XII-326 pages avec 150 illustrations dans le texte + 20 monochromes Hors-Texte et 4 fac-similés en couleurs . *********** ref 297 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SONNETS 1889-1927

      New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928.. New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928.. Gilt vellum backed decorated boards, t.e.g. Faint offset to endsheets, trace of dust soiling to vellum and boards, a couple small rust marks on upper board, otherwise very good or better. First edition. Printed after a design by W.A. Dwiggins. One of only nine copies printed in green paper and specially bound, from a total edition of 561 copies, signed by the author. This copy is not numbered, but is signed. By virtue of its limitation, very scarce. HOGAN, pp.33-4.

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        Twenty Four Fables of Aesop and Other Eminent Mythologists

      London - Ernest Benn Limited, 1928. London - Ernest Benn Limited, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of short fables and myths, translated and edited by Sir Roger L'Estrange. With illustrations from the etchings of Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder. Including A Smith and His Dog, A Lion and a Mouse, A Bull and A Ram, and A Fox and Grapes. Condition: In decorative purple cloth binding. Externally sound, though a little faded, with some marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Poems by Thomas Gray

      London - Privately Printed for Eton College in the Riccardi Press Fount of The Medici Society Ltd, 1928. London - Privately Printed for Eton College in the Riccardi Press Fount of The Medici Society Ltd, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely edition of Gray's poetry printed specially as a presentation volume for students at Eton, his old college. Gray came to be known as one of the Graveyard poets of the late 18th century, along with Oliver Goldsmith, William Cowper, and Christopher Smart. Gray perhaps knew these men, sharing ideas about death, mortality, and the finality and sublimity of death. Gray also wrote light verse, including Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes, a mock elegy concerning Horace Walpole's cat. CONDITIONIn armorial vellum binding with gilt detailing. Externally smart, although with some marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall:VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Swan Song

      London - William Heinemann Ltd, 1928. London - William Heinemann Ltd, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. FIRST UK EDITIONWith the publication of Swan Song, the third novel of his second trilogy, Mr Galsworthy completes his social history of post war society and brings down the curtain on the whole Forsythe saga. John Galsworthy OM (August 14, 1867 January 31, 1933) was an English novelist and playwright. Notable works include The Forsyte Saga (1906 - 1921) and its sequels, A Modern Comedy and End of the Chapter. He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1932. Condition: The binding is tight and firm and both covers are firmly attached. There is very little wear to the extremities. The dust jacket is a little worn with one or two spots and has a small section missing at the top of the spine and a one inch tear to the bottom of the rear board. Internally the book is clean and bright with no obvious marks..

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      London - Privately printed for subscribers, 1928. London - Privately printed for subscribers, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely edition of L'Assommoir by renowned French authorEmile Zola. Translated from the original French, and with an introduction by Arthur Symons. With a frontispiece by Toulouse Lautrec. This edition consists of one thousand copies, numbered and signed by Arthur Symons. This is number thirty-four. Condition: In a white and blue paper binding in an unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Corners are slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is sound with slight rubbing and some closed tears to the extremities, in an acetate protective covering. Spine is slightly discoloured. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean. There is an author's signature to the recto page following the title-page. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED in a VERY GOOD dustwrapper..

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        The Right Place, Fiery Particles, Rough Justice, Disenchantment, Action, A Writer's Notes on His Trade, Dramatic Values

      31 - London - Chatto and Windus, 1928. 31 - London - Chatto and Windus, 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Seven volumes of the works of C. E. Montague from the Chatto and Windus Phoenix Library, uniformly bound. Charles Edward Montague, (1 January 1867 28 May 1928), was an English journalist, known also as a writer of novels and essays. Montague was against the First World War prior to its commencement, but once it started he believed that it was right to support it in the hope of a swift resolution. He wrote that War hath no fury like a non-combatant. 'Disenchantment' was one of the first prose works to strongly criticise the way the war was fought, and is a pivotal text in the development of literature about the First World War. Condition: In cloth covered bindings. Externally, smart with very slight bumping to head and tail of spines. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright with occasional light spotting. With a copperplate inscription to the front free endpaper of 'Fiery Articles', dated 1929. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        Recollections of Oscar Wilde

      London, The Nonesuch Press. 1928.. London, The Nonesuch Press. 1928., 1928. FIRST EDITION 8vo. White cloth boards with gillt embossed cover design by Ricketts and delightful frontispeice engraving. Pages printed on handmade laid paper with the Nonesuch water mark. Endpapers a age-toned, simple bookplate of Charles Henry Carter. A fine copy. Housed in a collector's gilt-titled protective buckram case. Numbered 466 of a total edition of 800, of which 600 were for sale in England and 200 in the America. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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