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        Med hammare och fackla I-XXXVIII (1928-2004). Årsbok utgiven av Sancte Örjens Gille

      Stockholm, 1928-2004. Sammanlagt 17 volymer, varav 12 volymer omfattande årgångarna 1-33 inbundna i uniforma bruna klotband samt 5 volymer häftade omfattande årgångarna 34-38. De inbundna volymerna har häftesomslagen medbundna och röda skinnryggtiteletiketter.. Medföljer gör en maskinskriven innehållsförteckning om 7 sidor.. Med hammare och fackla började utkomma 1928 och är fortfarande under utgivning. Denna svit omfattar 38 årgångar åren 1928-2004

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        Storona lesnaja.

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

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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        Spletnja jueiwet [?].

      Taschkent, Typo-Lithografija 2., [1928].. [Geschwätz ? Text russisch]. Plakat. 108 72 cm. Ganzseitig Farblithographie.. Erste Ausgabe. - Sehr reizvolles Plakat im Stil der Stenberg-Brüder auf dem sich hinter dem Rücken einer Arbeiterin die Kollegen das Maul zerreißen und ein Mann böse um die Ecke schaut. In nur 1530 Exemplaren gedruckt. - Vgl. Vollmer VI, 170. - Gefaltet, größere Randeinrisse, sonst gut erhalten.

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        Krasnaja niwa.

      Moskau, Iswestija WZIK, 1928.. [Rotes Getreidefeld. Text russisch]. Sammlung von 11 Heften des Jahrgangs 1928. 4°. Illustr. OBrosch. (teils Gebrauchsspuren). Je 20 bis 24 SS. mit zahlr. Fotos, Abb. und Karikaturen.. Erste Ausgaben. - Eine der beliebtesten Kulturzeitschriften der UdSSR, herausgegeben von Anatolij Lunatscharski. In diesen Heften mit Texten über das Bauhaus, Revolutionsfilme etc. - Mit Illustrationen von Alexander Deineka, Boris Efimow, Deni u.a. - Vorhanden sind Nr. 1, 7-9, 15-16, 20, 22, 34, 39 und 50. - Lemmens-S. 285 mit Abb. W Obloshke-Kat.-Moskau 79 u. 235. - Ein Heft wasserrandig, ein Heft mit Randeinrissen, ein Heft mit teils geklebten Randläsuren, vier Hefte mit Nagellöchern.

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        Die zeitgemässe Baumaschine. Zeitschrift für moderne Baustelleneinrichtung und Bautransportanlagen. Jahrgang 1928 Heft 1-8 (alles) sowie Jahrgang 1929 (Heft1-12) in einem Sammelband.

      Leipzig, Helingsche Verlagsanstalt, 1928.. ( Hier der erste und zweite vollständige Jahrgang in einem Sammelband nebst hinten angebundenen Inhaltsverzeichnissen zum zweiten Jahrgang und 2 Sonderbeilagen zu Heft 8+11 des Jahres 1929 ). Mit zusammen ca. 160 + ca. 200 Seiten sowie 24 Blätter Inhaltsverzeichnis zum Jahrgang 1929 ( die hier hinten angebunden sind ) und 8 Seiten Sonderbeilagen. Mit sehr zahlreichen Abbildungen und Illustrationen, Hln der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Einbandrücken, 4° ( 30 x 22 cm). Der Einband etwas fleckig, innen mehrere alte Besitzstempel, wenige Seiten gering fleckig bzw. stockfleckig. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 1300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

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        MUGGINS, THE COW HORSE

      [Denver: Welsh-Haffner Printing Co., 1928]., 1928. First edition. 8vo. Stiff wrappers, label pasted on front cover. 110 pp., preface, illustrated, portraits, Muggins was an unusual cow horse that was supposedly saddle-broken by the notorious Tom Horn. Many references to cattle drives, trails, and cattle companies. Charming account of the approximately 38-year life of a horse trained in Wyoming and put out to pasture in California. Inked gift inscriptions on the title page passing this book through a family from 1941 and 1969. Laid-in is a four-page printed flyer titled HORSE SENSE! by Muggins. The brochure was printed in 1928, a few days after the horse's death and written as if dictated by him, it argues against California Initiative No. 21, with restrictions that would legislate out of existence all of the color and romance that goes with rodeos,horse shows, horse races at fairs, polo games, making of western pictures for the screen, circuses and similar. Photograph of author Charles Camp on Muggins on cover of the flyer. A rare book with a rare brochure. Fine copy of a scarce item. An exceptional copy.

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        Green Pitcher

      Toronto: Macmillan, 1928. First edition. Green pictorial wrappers, stapled, front cover designed and lettered in dark green and darker green. A bit of rust on staples, some dust soiling of wrappers, splittling along the lower spine; a strong very good copy otherwise. The author's very uncommon first book.

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        Orlando

      - A Biography. Crosby Gaige, New York, 1928. Publisher’s black cloth with gilt emblem of a ram on a bank within a spherical panel on front board, spine in bracketed panels with central rosette motif between thick decorative banding, title stamped direct; teg, rest untrimmed; 8vo 234x160 mms; housed in full navy morocco lined clam shell box with single gilt fillet to boards and spine in gilt compartments with delicate floral display cornerpieces within raised banding enhanced with split rule and titles stamped direct; 262x180 mms. First American Edition. A Limited Edition of ‘861 copies have been printed on pure rag paper of which 800 numbered copies, signed by the Author, will be for sale. Distributed in America by Random House.’ This copy is No. ‘Out of Series’. SIGNED by the Author in her distinctive purple ink to verso of half-title. Frontispiece and seven photographic illustrations including Virginia Woolf as Orlando. The fine typography is by Frederic Warde and the printing by William Edwin Rudge.An excellent copy of a very rare edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Der unsterbliche Kaschtschey. Nikolay Rimskij-Korsakow. Dirigent: Serge Elzin. Inszenierung: Emanuel Kaplan / Tagrog / Lew Braginsky. Kaschtschey: Emanuel Kaplan. Kaschtscheyjewna: S. Preobrashenskaja. Prinzessin: F. Sass. Korolewitsch: Hr. Solomjak. Der Sturm: Leonid Iwaschkewitsch].

      -,, [Salzburg], 1928 - [Salzburg], -, 1928. Albumblatt. Jaklitsch III 11. - Linke Kante m. Abrissspuren, etw. fleckig, kl. Randläsuren. - Mit den eighd. Signaturen in Kyrillisch, dat. 7. VIII 1928. Deutsch

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        Orville Wright signed document releasing a $25,000 contest prize for a Dallas to Hong Kong flight and a letter signed by Wright requesting the contest secretary to sign the document

      Comprises:(1) Typed Carbon Document Signed ?Orville Wright? in ink as Chairman of Contest Committee, National Aeronautic Association of U.S.A., 1p, 8.5? x 14?. [Dayton], Montgomery County, Ohio, October 29, 1928. Also signed ?C.F. Schory? as Secretary and ?H.S. Miller? as Notary Public. Fine condition.In part, ?W.E. Easterwood, Jr ... trusted with the Dallas Trust and Savings Bank a prize in the sum of $25,000.00 to be given to the first aviator making a successful flight from Dallas, Texas, to Hong Kong, China, or vice versa, by airplane within a period of three hundred hours without making more than three stops in said flight, said flight to be made at any time between the first day of August, 1927 and midnight of September 15, 1928, Dallas time ... [Easterwood] would not withdraw said $25,000.00 ... except upon the written authorization of the National Aeronautic Association ... there has been no successful contestant ... [NAA] does hereby authorize ... sai

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        Publications of the Lick Observatory - VOLUME XVI - RADIAL VELOCITIES OF STARS BRIGHTER THAN VISUAL MAGNITUDE 5.51 -*****SIGNED BY WILLIAM WALLACE CAMPBELL***

      University of California 1928 - VERY GOOD; FIRST EDITION; SIGNED BY WILLIAM WALLACE CAMPBELL (1862-1938) on the flysheet to F.W.BRADLEY one of the major funders of the 1917-22 expedition to Santiago, Chili; Bradley's book plate is on the inside front cover; Campbell, Director of Lick Observatory, was one the of leading experts at the time on radial velocity stars; the pages are clean and unmarked and the binding is very good; the cloth covers have some soiling and bumps but remain in very good condition; 6 full page plates in text; Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Venus Castina

      1928. first edition. A Hoydenish Maiden at a Picnic Chicken Dinner"BULLIET, C.J. Venus Castina. Famous Female Impersonators Celestial and Human. With illustrations by Alexander King. New York: Covici, Friede, 1928. First limited edition. One of 960 numbered copies printed on Aurelian Paper (this being #454). Extra-illustrated with 182 plates (43 in color) and extended to two large quarto volumes (10 7/16 x 7 3/4 inches; 265 x 198 mm.). xii, 160; 161-308, [1 limitation], [1 blank]. This 'Special' copy bound without the eleven Alexander King plates.Bound ca. 1928 in full red morocco, covers double ruled in gilt, spines paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments. Gilt board edges, gilt turn-ins, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. A very fine and beautifully illustrated example with a clipped signature of Oscar Wilde dated "Nov. 26. '84" tipped in below his portrait, opposite page 156 in Volume I.The wonderful selection of relevant extra illustrations include many nineteenth century, hand-colored, engraved and mezzotint plates. Also portraits of Queen Elizabeth, Julius Caesar, Narcissus, Joan of Arc, Sophocles, Hercules, Oscar Wilde and many others."To you who laugh in the Theater when a Male Moron puts on a Grass Skirt and dances a burlesque Spring Song in front of a Jazz Band; To you who giggle when the handsome young Preacher pitches high his voice and mimics a hoydenish Maiden at a Picnic Chicken Dinner; To you who find delight in the Girlish Pranks our College Boys are playing on each other and on their Girl Chums; To you who applauded in the World War the efforts of our War Department to guard our Young Soldiers from Female Contamination, leaving them to Other Devices; To you who have closed our Houses of Prostitution and bade Young Men forget Sexual Desire in Athletic Friendship; To you who view with Equanimity the rapid spread of the "Scythian madness" in America since the World War ---- To you, all and individually, is dedicated Venus Castina" (Dedication).Venus Castina was a form of the Roman goddess Venus, associated with feminine souls locked in male bodies. Her worshipers included both men and women. According to Herodotus, Venus cursed a group of Scythians who had pillaged her temple at Ascelon by turning them into women. The illustrations in this copy include a variety of landscapes and portraits of royal, historical, and mythical personages.

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        Lonesomest Doll, The

      1928. first edition. The Rackham-Illustrated Edition"A Difficult Title To Find in Good Condition"[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. 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."The text is printed on a poor and brittle paper, so it is a difficult title to find in good condition" (Riall).Latimore and Haskell p. 63. Hudson p. 171. Riall p. 163.

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        Fairy Garland, A

      1928. first edition. French Fairy TalesOne of 1,000 Copies Signed by Edmund Dulac[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. A Fairy Garland. Being Fairy Tales from the Old French. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac. London: Cassell & Company, [1928].First edition. Limited to 1,000 numbered copies (this copy being No. 620), signed by the artist. Large quarto (11 3/16 x 8 3/4 inches; 284 x 223 mm.). [2], 251, [1] pp. Twelve color plates, with tissue guards. Original quarter vellum, ruled in gilt, over blue cloth boards. Spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. A fine copy in the publishers cardboard box with matching limitation number on printed label, corners of box repaired.Contains eight fairy tales translated from the French, including “The Story of Riquet with the Tuft” and “The Story of Puss in Boots” by Charles Perrault; “The Story of Bablet,” “The Story of Green Dragon,” “The Story of Fortunata,” “The Story of the Blue Bird,” and “The Story of Princess Rossetta” by Madame d’Aulnoy; and “The Story of Mayblossom” by Count Anthony Hamilton.Hughey 74.

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        Die Möglichkeit der Weltraumfahrt - Allgemeinverständliche Beiträge zum Raumschiffproblem

      Verlag von Hachmeister & Thal, Leipzig 1928 - mit 70 Abbildungen, Inhalt: In den Tiefen des Weltenraumes. Belebte Welten.Raumschiffahrtsdichtung und Bewohnbarkeitsphantasien seit der Renaissance bis heute. Grundprobleme der Raumschiffahrt. Betriebsstoffe der Raumschiffe. Fahrtrouten, Fahrzeiten und Landungsmöglichkeiten. Stationen im Weltraum. Von der Luftschiffahrt zur Raumschiffahrt. Die ungangbaren Wege zur Realisierung der Weltraumschiffahrt. Die Rakete als Antriebskraft. Schlußwort. Literaturverzeichnis; Leineneinband, Format 16 x 23,5 cm guter Zustand de 344 S. 1001 g

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        Die Möglichkeit der Weltraumfahrt

      Leipzig: Hachmeister & Thal, 1928. <p>Ley, Willy (1906-1969). Die Möglichkeit der Weltraumfahrt. viii, 344pp. 2 plates, text illustrations. Leipzig: Hachmeister & Thal, 1928. Original cloth, some spotting and dampstaining, minor finger-soiling. Very good copy, from the library of Frederick I. Ordway III, with his bookplate.</p><p>First Edition of this pioneering collection of papers on the possibility of space travel, edited by Willy Ley, one of the founders of Germany&#39;s influential Verein für Raumschiffahrt (Rocketry Society) and a highly effective popularize of spaceflight in the first half of the twentieth century. The collection includes contributions from Karl Debus, Hermann Oberth, Walter Hohmann, Guido von Pirquet and Fr. W. Sander-Wesermünde. This copy was owned by Frederick I. Ordway III, space scientist and well-known author of books on spaceflight.</p>

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        Rastlos strebt Stoewer 8 Zyl.

      (Berlin, Kunstanstalt Weylandt, Ca. 1928).. (118 x 87 cm). Farbig lithographiertes Plakat.. Sehr großformatiges Plakat mit einer dekorativen Abbildung zwischen der Überschrift und dem Text die eine mit zwei Personen besetzte fahrende Pullman-Limousine vom Typ G 14 (oder G 15) des Stoewer 8 zeigt. Darunter der Text "Neue Zeichen: Fabrikmarke - Kühler - Acht Zylinder. Aber in alter Art wirtschaftlich - zuverlässig - unverwüstlich". - Auf Leinwand aufgezogen, sonst gut erhalten

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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&#39;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&#39;s too late -- a happy birthday. Horace Liveright." Both Boyd and O&#39;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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        Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The

      Philadelphia: George G. Harrap & Co., 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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        The Turning Wheel.

      London: Heath Cranton Limited, 1928 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to upper board and spine in black. With the pictorial dust jacket. Contents a little browned, bookseller's stamp to front pastedown, tips very lightly rubbed but a very nice copy in the lightly marked dust jacket with some erosion at one fold and a couple of small splash marks to the spine panel. First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "With all sincere regards to my Cincinnati friends - Mr & Mrs Robert H Smith. July 22 1929 Paul Creswick". A rare fantasy about an antediluvian paradise arising from the subsiding ocean and proving eventually to be Atlantis. The jacket art is spectacular. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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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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        Willy Pogany&#39;s Mother Goose

      New York. Thomas Nelson and Sons. 1928. Bound in elaborate high art deco pictorial gilt decorated cloth. Pictorial endsheets depicting stylized alphabet. t.e.g. 8vo (8.5" x 6"). First Edition. This copy signed in ink by Pogany to half title page. This copy also includes a nine page publishers publicity insert and titled "Willy Pogany and His Work". Marvelously Illustrated throughout with high art deco, colour and monochrome plates drawings vignettes and decorations by Pogany. Widely regarded as the quintessential example of high art deco illustration, Pogany&#39;s Mother Goose has delighted collectors of this genre for many years. Signed first edition copies have grown exceedingly scarce. A true delight of art deco extravagance. Some light staining to covers. Sporadic light water staining to edge of front pastedown and several pages. Mild sporadic foxing throughout. A slight hint of storage mustiness. A Very Good, tight, bright copy in a somewhat chipped Very Good, rare, original dustwrapper.

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        Meistergeigen aus dem Besitz von Emil Hermann. 1926 - 27. (und:) Rare Violins Meistergeigen Emil Hermann. 1927 - 28. 2 Bände.

      Berlin - New York, (1928/1929).. Quer-Quart. 49 nn. Bll. (Katalog 1926 - 27); 57 nn. Bll. (Katalog 1927 - 28). Original-Broschur mit Kordelheftung.. Zwei seltene Kataloge des renommierten Geigenhändlers Emil Herrmann. - Biographische Angaben zu Emil Herrmann (1888 - 1963) sind schwer zu ermitteln. Bekannt ist, daß der gebürtige Deutsche früh dem Vorbild seines Vaters August folgte, der neben seiner Lehrertätigkeit auch mit Geigen handelte. Emil wanderte nach Amerika aus und die nach ihm benannte Firma erwarb Weltruf und gehörte neben Namen wie Walter Hamma (Stuttgart), Albert Phillip Hill (London) und Heinrich Ludwig Werro (Bern) bald zu den 'ersten Adressen' der beachteten Händler und Experten. - In beiden Katalogen sind zusammen 85 vor allem altitalienische Meistergeigen in je drei Ansichten (Vorder-, Seiten- und Hinteransicht) abgebildet. Der Katalog '1926 - 27' zeigt sowohl Instrumente, die teils schon verkauft waren - hier mit Hinweis auf die neuen Eigentümer ("berühmte Künstler und bekannte Sammler") - als auch solche, die sich noch im Besitz Herrmanns befanden. Herrmann hebt in seinem Vorwort (in faksimilierter Handschrift) hervor, daß unter den "auserlesenen Stücken" die "bedeutendsten italienischen Meister" vertreten sind. Am Ende dieses Kataloges befinden sich acht Tafeln, auf denen die Geschäftsräume und Werkstätten der Geschäftsniederlassungen in Berlin und New York zu sehen sind. Der Katalog '1927 - 28' wird im Vorwort von Herrmann als "zweiter Jahrgang" bezeichnet. Er trägt den Vermerk "Privat-collection Emil Herrmann". - Broschur von Katalog '1926-27' mit leichten Knickfalten und Randläsuren; fleckig. Broschur von Katalog '1927 -28' mit goldgeprägtem Wappen (ein stilisierter Geigenhals trennt die Buchstaben E und H); leicht berieben; Ränder und Ecken etwas bestoßen. Die ersten und letzten Blatt etwas stockfleckig; durchgehend minimal fingerfleckig. Bei Katalog '1926 - 27' ist eine Tafel (Jacobus Stainer, Absam 1659) doppelt eingebunden.

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        Daughter of the Hawk, The

      Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis 1928 - First Edition (so stated), fewer than 1000 copies issued. 8vo: 304pp. Publisher's moss-green cloth, spine and upper cover lettered in orange (apparently a variant binding; Wilden cites tan cloth printed in black); price-clipped pictorial dust jacket. A Fine, tightly bound, unmarked copy; in a bright Near Fine jacket, lightly edge-worn, with shallow losses to spine head (but not touching lettering), stain on rear panel. Wilden 10b. A somewhat obscure Forester title, published in England as The Shadow of the Hawk, in which a swashbuckler named Henry Dawkins escapes from a brutal South American prison. Dawkins is a lieutenant of "The Hawk," a rebel leader who dies in battle after extracting a promise that Dawkins will seek out his daughter in far-off London. But this is the story of the Daughter of the Hawk, a girl of singular determination herself. The novel concludes with a rather creepy coda. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Shadow of the Hawk

      John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, London 1928 - vi, 284, 4 (ads.)pp. 1928. First edition. Very scarce. A very good minus, clean, tight copy. No jacket. No inscriptions. Original publisher's green cloth boards embossed in black to the spine and to the front board. Some notable fading to the spine. Some foxing - not heavy - to the fore-edges. Some very light foxing to the endpapers - very scattered and light elsewhere. A very good minus copy in very good condition but for the fading to the spine of what is a very scarce early Forester first edition. Shipping from the UK [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eugène Delacroix: vingt aquarelles et onze dessins reproduisant en fac-simile l&#39;Album du Maroc de la Collection J.V

      Paris: Maurice le Garrec. Good; 19 x 15 oblong folio. Loose pages in broken hardbound portfolio. 30 . color plates mounted on stiff numbered sheets. Plate 10 is missing. Most . pages have a minor tear not affecting plates. May have been in an . institutional collection as plates are marked on the reverse in ink . "R1947.28.". 1928. The title is translated as "Eugene Delacroix: Twenty watercolors and eleven drawings reproduced in facsimile from The Album of Morocco in the Collection of J.V. ..." Published by Parisian art dealer Maurice le Garrec. One of 300 copies. Scarce.; 15 .

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        Peking - Das Gesicht Der Stadte

      Berlin, Germany: Albertus-Verlag. Hardcover. 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. . Good. 1928. First Edition.

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        Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1928. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in orange. With the dust jacket. Faint partial tanning to endpapers; a superb copy in excellent condition, with the spine-faded jacket only slightly rubbed at ends and corners. First edition, first impression, of Sayers&#39;s anthology of detective, mystery and horror writing, including work by: Baroness Orczy, Ernest Bramah,Austin Freeman, Oliver Onions, A. C. Quiller-Couch, Walter de la Mare, W. W. Jacobs, Jerome K. Jerome, Edgar Allen Poe, A. Conan Doyle, Edn Phillpotts, G. K. Chesterton, Aldous Huxley, Arthur Machen, Joseph Conrad and H. G. Wells.

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        Iz Ljublanske sole za architekturo 1928

      Praha, Ceska graficka unie, [1928],. HLWd.mit Schuber, [10], 167 S., lex.-8° mit sw. Bild-Aufnahmen u. realisierten Entwürfen. Einband gering berieben u. beschmutzt. Schuber beschmutzt, berieben u. abgegriffen. Ansonst frisches u. gut erhaltenes Exemplar. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book. Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.

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        Tumors Arising From the Blood-Vessels of the Brain: Angiomatous Malformations and Hemangioblastomas

      Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Good+. Good+ hard cover, blue cloth, gold titles, x, 219 p. Illustrated. Laid in is a sheet from "Charles" (of Charles C. Thomas, presumably) to Doctor and Mrs. Webb Haymaker. Also laid in is a photograph of a plaque dedicated to Charles C. Thomas by the Harvey Cushing Society. Small fraying to spine ends, else very good. Heirs of Hippocrates 2272: &#39;It contains the first extensive classifacation and description of angiomatous malformations and hemangioblastomas.&#39;

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        THE UNPLEASANTNESS AT THE BELLONA CLUB.

      New York: Payson & Clarke Ltd., [1928]. - First U.S. edition. 8vo. Lavender colored cloth moderately faded at the margins of the front and rear covers and the spine panel, else very good copy in a strikingly beautiful, fine, unused dust jacket. Lord Peter Wimsey must solve the mystery of the death of a man who died while sitting by the fireplace in the morgue-like atmosphere of the Bellona Club. While solving the case he uncovers fraud, crime, and broken faith, all of which contributed to the death of the man that no one saw die. An attractive, square copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Showgirl.

      New York: Brentano's Ltd., 1928 - Octavo. Original lavender cloth, titles to spine and pictorial decoration to upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, faint dampstain to top edge of lower board, partial toning to free endpapers. A very good copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with several small chips and closed tears repaired with brown paper attached to the verso. First edition, first printing of the first of McEvoy's novels to feature Dixie Dugan, a Brooklyn-born showgirl who conquers Broadway and Hollywood, and who was the central character in several films. McEvoy is also known for his plays and novels that were adapted into films for W. C. Fields. A very attractive copy of a title that is scarce in the jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The early history of Tasmania.

      London, Methuen & Co. & Melbourne, Melbourne University Press, 1928-1939.2 volumes. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt, with dust-jackets. With 3 plates and 12 charts. XIII,341; XXX,709 pp.* Original edition. - In this book, the author, a Tasmanian, has traced the development of European knowledge concerning the island from the time of its discovery by Tasman to 1818. - Rare complete set.

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        Wir sind Gefangene. Ein Bekenntnis aus diesem Jahrzehnt.

      Verlag der Büchergilde Gutenberg Berlin, 1928,. 308(2) S., geprägter roter OLn. Farb-Kopfschnitt. Buchausstattung Karl Koch, Hamburg. Wenige Flecken am Rand der ersten Seiten. Auf dem Vorsatzblatt eine mehrzeilige Widmung von Graf: "Dem Mitkämpfer Otto Böni als kleine Erinnerung an einen Züricher Abend OskarMariaGraf, Zürich, 1. Sept. 1945". Des weiteren befinden sich eine Visitenkarte mit der New Yorker Adresse von Graf und ein maschinenschreiben vom September 1965 ohne Namensnennung, auf dem die Schwierigkeiten einer Lesereiseorganisation beschrieben wird. Fest terminiert ist eine Signierstunde in der Buchhandlung Pinkus, Zürich. Otto Böni (1895-1963) Bandnummer:- Auflage:-. Das Leinen am unteren Kapital mit Fehlstelle. Gutes Exemplar. Good copy. Handsigned and dedicated by Graf. Ursprünglich 1927 im Drei Masken Verlag erschienen. Sollten Sie weitere Fragen bzw. Fotowünsche haben, so wenden Sie sich bitte per email post@antiquariat-schroeter.de an uns.

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        Messe in einer Salzburger Kirche.

      . Radierung, 1928, auf festem Bütten, signiert, datiert und bezeichnet. 17:23,2 cm. Im Rand etwas ungleich und etwas angeschmutzt.. Die Malerin und Graphikerin entstammte einer großbürgerlichen Familie und konnte sich von dieser unterstützt der künstlerischen Laufbahn widmen. Um 1900 begann sie mit dem Studium in München bei K. Becker-Gundahl (1856-1925), dann erlernte sie als Schülerin von M. Feldbauer (1869-1948) im Sommer in Dachau an der Malschule die Landschaftsmalerei und im Winter in München an der Damenakademie des Münchner Künstlerinnenvereins die Aktmalerei. Gemeinsam mit Feldbauer unternahm sie eine Studienreise nach Griesbach/Niederbayern und in die Bretagne. Weitere Studienaufenthalte folgten nach Rom und Florenz und um 1911 ein mehrmonatiger Aufenthalt in Paris an der Ecole Ranson. Vor 1914 lebte sie in Berlin, wo sie die Unterstützung v.a. durch den Kunstkritiker P. Westheim fand. Ab 1915 wohnte sie in Dachau, wo sie in den Sommermonaten die Malschule von A. Hölzel (1853-1934) besuchte; sie zählte neben Ida Kerkovius (1879-1970), Maria Langer-Schöller (1878-1969) und Else von Freytag-Lovinghoven (1874-1927) u.a. zu den sog. "Malweibern". Sie war Mitglied der "Künstlergruppe Dachau", der "Kunstvereinigung Dachau" und der Münchner "Neuen Sezession". Erfolgreich beteiligte sie sich an Ausstellungen in München, Rom, Wien, Berlin, Paris, Stuttgart und Salzburg. 1919 erhielt sie die Silb. Staatsmedaille der Stadt Salzburg. Freundschaft unterhielt sie mit A. Kubin (1877-1959) und Else Lasker-Schüler (1869-1945). 1933 wurde sie als "entartet" diffamiert, infolge wandte sie sich einem naiven Malstil und unverfänglichen Bildthemen zu.

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        THE QUANTUM POSTULATE AND THE RECENT DEVELOPMENT OF ATOMIC THEORY. In Nature, Volume 121, pages 580-590, 1928. [Bohr&#39;s famous Complimentarity lecture]

      London:: Macmillan,, 1928. Very Good+. Very Good+ entire Volume 121 of Nature, January - June 1928 from the Royal Geographical Society Library with its bookplate on the front paste down. Library notice rear paste down. No library pocket. Green buckram binding gilt lettering spine. Cover, spine edge wear. 4to. lxii, 1044 pp.& &

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        Hans Hamann (Schriftleitung): Der Individualist. Humanistische Zeitschrift zur Förderung populär-wissenschaftlicher und schöngeistiger Literatur des Sexualgebietes. 1. Jahrgang. Nummer. 1, 2 u. 4.

      Berlin, Emil Wermitz Verlag, 1928.. Gr.-8°, Broschiert. Gr. 8°, O-Brochur, pro Heft ca. 30 Seiten mit ca. 9 ganzseitigen Fotos. Es sollte insgesamt nur neue Nummer erschienen sein! Sehr gut erhaltenes u. sehr seltenes Exemplar.

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        Commerce. Cahiers Trimestriels Publies par les Soins de Paul Valery, Leon-Paul Fargue, Valery Larbaud. XVII, Automne MCMXXVIII. SIGNED

      Paris: Chez L. Giraud-Badin, 1928. First edition. Wraps. Near Fine. 8vo, original tan wraps; pp. 175, plus a letterpress bifolio advertisement and price list for prior issues laid-in. #1589 of an edition of 2900. SIGNED by Garcia Lorca on the title page. Tiny bit of chipping at the spine head, else fine. This short-lived (1924-1932) literary revue devoted itself exclusively to lyric poetry, publishing the works of both established and unknown poets and critics. This Autumn 1928 issue includes the first French translation of Lorca&#39;s "Martirio de Santa Olalla," which appeared (in the original Spanish) in July of 1928 in ROMANCERO GITANO, Lorca&#39;s third published book of poetry, and the one that would make him famous. Signed Garcia Lorca items are exceedingly rare; only a handful have come to auction in the last 40 years. Provenance upon request.

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        La Bonne Vie.

      . Paris: Henri Jonquiere et Cie 1928. With 37 colour illustrations in pochoir by ANDRE DIGNIMONT. Uncut copy bound with both covers in red half-leaterbing. * Inscribed to Jean Cocteau and with an original water-colour drawing by Dignimont on half-title. Limited to 575 copies, of which this is number 541. One of 545 copies on velin Montgolfier. Mahe II,163. Carteret IV,174..

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        ANDRES BRUN CALLIGRAPHER OF SARAGOSSA, SOME ACCOUNT OF HIS LIFE AND WORK, WITH A FACSIMILE IN COLLOTYPE OF THE SURVIVING TEXT AND PLATES OF HIS TWO WRITING BOOKS, 1583-1612

      Paris: Officina Bodoni for the Pegasus Press, 1928. decorated cloth, plain cardboard slipcase. Calligraphy. 4to. decorated cloth, plain cardboard slipcase. 32 pages. Limited to an edition of 175 numbered copies. Printed by Mardersteig for The Pegasus Press, Paris, in Janson type on Fabriano paper. With a facsimile in collotype of the surviving text and plates of his two writing books which were produced between 1583 and 1612 in Spain. The plain cardboard slipcase is worn with pieces missing.

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        The Waste Land

      Horace Liveright, 1928-01-01. Third Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Horace Liveright, 1928: First Edition, Third Printing, published in August of 1928 (the first two printings were printed in 1922). This book partially comes with its scarce, original jacket--the jacket is in two pieces and missing the spine panel that could join the two together. The book itself is in Very Good condition, and the jacket is Fair Minus, for obvious reasons. The pages are clean, and slightly age toned. There is a partial, closed tear to the page facing the half title page, as shown in an image posted above. The block cloth shoes edge wear, with fraying to the corners and spine ends. A beautiful copy, well preserved. A nice, early copy, rare, with partial peices of the original jacket present.

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        The House at Pooh Corner

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,, 1928. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Octavo. Original pink cloth, titles to spine and pictorial design to front cover gilt, top edge gilt, pink pictorial endpapers. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. Spine slightly faded, endpapers toned. An excellent copy. First trade edition.

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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&#39;s headed card measuring approximately 4 1/2 inches by 3 1/2 inches, addressed and written in Shaw&#39;s hand, such letter being dated November 26, 1928 and reading as follows: "I think on the whole I won&#39;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&#39;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&#39;s Destroyer" (1905), marketed it by sending copies to person&#39;s listed in "Who&#39;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&#39;s letter to be the writer&#39;s and recipient&#39;s fellow author, Edwin Pugh. The note is in Near Fine condition. An excellent GEORGE BERNARD SHAW AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, ON SHAW&#39;S HEADED CARD, AND HAVING AN EXCELLENT LITERARY ASSOCIATION.

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        Banalite.

      Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Francaise, Paris 1928 - First Edition, with original page of typescript by Fargue, hand corrected and signed, one of 12 on Vieux Japon teinte, from a total issue of 607. These 12 with an original typescript page by Fargue with his hand corrections in pencil (at least 17 words) and signed by him. 4to; 92pp; plus index, handsomely rebound in 3/4 dark green morocco and marbled paper boards, spine with gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, t.e.g., original wrappers and backstrip bound in, near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Officieele Gids voor de Olympische Spelen ter viering van de IXe Olympiade Amsterdam 1928. Uitgegeven met medewerking van het Comite 1928.

      Amsterdam, Holdert & Co. u. A. de la Mar Azn., 1928.. EA. Kl.-8°. 306 S. Niederländisch, Französisch, Deutsch und Englisch. Illustrierter Originalkarton. Illustrated boards. Etw. ber. u. best. Minimale fl., Bibliotheksstempel, ansonsten sehr guter Zustand. Slightly rubbed and bumped. Very slightly stained, library-stamp. Nice copy.. Auf Wunsch senden wir gerne ein Foto des Buches via E-mail

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        Geografía General del Reino de Galicia. Dirigida por F. Carreras y Candi. [6 TOMOS, COMPLETO. MAGNÍFICO EJEMPLAR].

      Barcelona, Casa Editorial Alberto Martín, 1928-36. - En 6 volúmenes de -19 x 27-. Vol. I (Reino de Galicia): 3 hs. + 1104 págs. + 1 h. Vols. II y III (Provincia de La Coruña, Tomos I y II. Por Eugenio Carré Aldao): 2 hs. + 946 págs. + 1 h. / 1199 págs. Vol. IV (Provincia de Lugo. Por Manuel Amor Meilán): 2 hs. + 987 págs. + 3 hs. Vol. V (Provincia de Orense. Por Vicente Risco): 884 págs. Vol. VI (Provincia de Pontevedra. Por Gerardo Álvarez Limeses): 2 hs. + 1087 págs. + 1 h. Profusamente ilustrados en negro y color con cientos de fotografías en el texto y multitud de láminas y mapas. Enc. editorial en holandesa, lomo de piel, con planos estampados con oro y varias tintas. (MAGNÍFICO EJEMPLAR CON PAPEL MUY LIMPIO.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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