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        To My Mother

      Faber, 1928. Faber, 1928. 1st edition. Hardcover. Signed by Sassoon, no 363 out of 500 copies printed on English hand-made paper with two drawings by Stephen Tennant, one in colour, in original red boards. No 14 in the publisher's Ariel Poems series, internally very fine, the boards very slightly rubbed. Excellent, scarce copy.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        The House At Pooh Corner

      Methuen & Co. Ltd London (1928). First Edition Fine in bright orange cloth covered boards with bright gilt text on the spine, gilt borders and the image of Christopher Robbin and Pooh on the front board, illustrated end sheets and with the top edge of the text block gilt. A 12mo measuring 7 1/2" by 5" with very a gilt top edge to the text block. The end sheets show modest offsetting from the flaps of the dust jacket. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with a 1/2" closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel and a one inch long closed tear at the upper edge of the fold to the front flap and very faint rubbing to the ends of the spine area, but with no tears or chips. Overall a very nice, bright jacket. 178 pages illustrated throughout with line drawings by Ernest H. Shepard. A very clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind. Our code number = TB26984

      [Bookseller: Town's End Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Westward Ho!

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928 This is a rare early edition of this work of juvenile literature signed by illustrator N. C. Wyeth. Inscribed by the illustrator on the half-title page: "Inscribed on this day of / the opening reception of / the First Mechanics National / Bank - Nov. 8. 1930 - for / Roscoe K. Cook - / N. C. Wyeth / illustrator of this volume." Subitled: "The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough in the County of Devon--In the reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth." *** Black cover boards with illustrated front panel are clean with little wear. Some shelf wear to edge of text block that does not affect interior. Scarce dust jacket is intact with shelf wear, some loss at head and foot of spine panel, clean with Wyeth illustration pasted to front panel, in mylar sleeve. Interior is clean and unmarked. With 9 full page full-color illustrations including a title page vignette and bright color plates. All called-for illustrations are present The first Scribner's edition with the Wyeth illustrations was published in 1920.***Westward Ho!" is an 1855 British historical novel by Charles Kingsley. The novel is set in the Elizabethan era, and follows the adventures of Amyas Leigh who sets sail with Francis Drake and other privateers to the Caribbean, where they battle with the Spanish.*** Please Note: Due to the size and weight of this volume, shipping outside the United States may require additional postage. Please inquire.

      [Bookseller: Boomerang Booksellers]
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      Tip. de Archivos. 1928. 1929. 1930. 1932., Madrid. - 4 vols. CONTRA REEMBOLSO, +5.00€ LIBRO EN ESPANOL

      [Bookseller: Librería Javier Fernández]
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        Franz Schubert. Gouache auf Papier, sign. „Otto Nowak, 1928". Verglast u. gerahmt.,

      Ohne Ort, 1928. - Die schöne Gouache zeigt Franz Schubert am Klavier sitzend. - Otto Robert Nowak (1874-1945) „absolvierte die Allgemeine Zeichenschule, war 1891 Gastschüler an Wiener Akademie und ab 1893 ordentlicher Schüler der Allgemeinen Malerschule unter Julius Berger. Er lernte auch an der Meisterschule für Historienmalerei unter Siegmund L’Allemand und Franz Rumpler. Ab 1899 war er als Maler selbständig, erteilte auch Malunterricht. Er war befreundet mit dem österreichischen Architekten Max Hegele. Hegele hatte in Weidlingau bei Wien ein Haus, in dem Otto Nowak, mit seiner Frau Hedi Nowak-Reimer, viele Sommer verbrachte. Beide Künstler waren Mitglieder des Wiener Künstlerhauses [.]. Neben Zeichnungen, Gouachen und Aquarellen schuf Nowak Porträts und Historienbilder in Öl, Landschaftsgemälde, religiöse Kunst und kleinformatige Genrebilder, in denen er ein biedermeierliches Wien des 19. Jahrhunderts darstellt. Eins seiner bevorzugten Motive war das Leben Franz Schuberts, von dem er Porträts zeichnete, Illustrationen zu seinem Leben in Wien und Umgebung und seine Musik betreffend. Otto Nowaks Werke sind zugänglich im Wien Museum" (Wikipedia). - Oberer Blattrand tlw. etw. fleckig. Rahmen tlw. etw. bestoßen. - Sprache: ge Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 Blattgröße ca. 84 x 63 cm; Rahmen ca. 92 x 71 cm.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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      [Paris:] Grasset,, 12 May 1928. Octavo. Bound by Chabert Fils, Marseille in near-contemporary blue half morocco, with the original card wrappers bound in, spine in compartments with gilt titles direct, marbled sides with a gilt rule, crest gilt stamped to front board, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Photographic portrait frontispiece, photographic plates (some folding). Spine a little faded, light rubbing to joints and corners, mild stain to sides, occasional mild spots to leaves; very good condition. First edition, first printing; one of 12 copies on Vélin pur fil lafuma, this number 7 of 10 copies numbered 1-10. Signed by Lacoste on the dedication leaf. This copy has on the half title the ownership inscription of French tennis star Doris Metaxa (1911-2007), who won the women's doubles at Wimbledon in 1932.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Automobile Industry: Its Economic and Commercial Development

      A. W. Shaw, 1928. Hardcover. Good/No Dustjacket. 1928. 412 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth boards with faded gilt lettering. The pages are clean and clearly legible although mildly yellowed throughout. The boards are darkened by sun exposure on all sides and generally rubbed with bumped corners.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        The Cult of the Peacock Angel. A Short Account of the Yezidi Tribes of Kurdistan. With a Commentary by Sir Richard Carnac Temple.

      London: H.F. & G. Witherby, 1928 - Octavo. Original black cloth, title gilt to the spine, blind panelling to the upper board. Just a little rubbed, head and tail of the spine mildly crumpled, small wormhole to the lower joint, free endpapers browned, scatter of foxing to the edges, but overall a very good copy indeed. Frontispiece and 5 other plates. First edition. Uncommon anthropological study, "the outcome of curiosity aroused in myself as to the ancient faith of the little known Yezidi tribes, based on a visit to their strongholds and amplified by a little research amongst the existing literature on the subject" (Preface). Empson's "visit" would seem to have taken place while he was serving with the with No.1 Squadron in Iraq. Empson remarks that in his commentary the respected orientalist Sir Richard Temple "has not always adopted my own or my authorities' explanations, but I do not look on this as a misfortune, as the object before us is to get at the truth, which is often accomplished by noting and eventually reconciling difference of views on matters still but imperfectly known". [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball

      G.P. Putnam's Sons 1928 - First edition (so stated). 8vo. Frontispiece portrait and 30 b/w illustrations. Original gilt stamped blue cloth; pictorial endpapers front inner hinge cracked; gilt spine is toned. Good. No dust jacket. No bookplates. With a gift inscription on front endpaper "Presented to Adam - by the Linden Board of Education for Perfect attendance 1928-29." Number 81 of 1000 signed copies signed by Ruth in black fountain pen ink on the limitation page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Houle Rare Books/Autographs/ABAA/PADA]
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      Vallecchi 1928 FIRENZE, VALLECCHI, 1928. In 8, pp. 80 con 10 tavv. xil. n. t. a piena pagina in nero. Prima edizione originale di una delle opere più significative di tutto l'ambito strapaesano. Maccari, dal 1924 inizia a collaborare al Selvaggio di Angiolo Bencini con scritti e disegni. Le xilografie qui pubblicate rappresentano la sua prima fase come incisore. Le poesie poi testimoniano le capacità compositive che faranno riconoscere Maccari come uno dei migliori versificatori satirici del 900 italiano. Lievissimi danni ai margini del dorso. Brossura editoriale.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Galleria Il Museo del Louvre]
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        L. N. Tolstojs ausgewählte Werke. Hier in 12 Bänden komplett ! Herausgegeben von W. Lüdtke. Band I: Einleitung - Lebensstufen / Band II bis V: "Krieg und Frieden" - Roman in vier Bänden (4 Bände) / Band VI bis VIII:"Anna Karenina" - Roman in acht Teilen (3 Bände) - illustriert von Ludwig Neu -; noch im Band VIII: "Die Kosaken" / Band IX bis X: "Auferstehung" - Roman in drei Teilen (2 Bände); weiter im Band X: "Die Kreutzersonate" und "Erzählungen vom Tode" / Band XI: "Erzählungen" / Band XII: "Weltanschauung" .,

      Wien/ Hamburg/ Budapest/ Zürich: Gutenberg-Verlag Christensen & Co. um, 1928 - 8°, 350 S. / 375 S. + 411 S. + 428 S. + 390 S. / 402 S. + 365 S. + 332 S. / 383 S. + 307 S. / 298 und 300 Seiten, betitelte und verzierte Original-Halbleder-Einbände mit Goldprägung - Einbandkanten teils etwas ber. sonst guter Zustand - Band I: Einleitung - Lebensstufen / Band II bis V: "Krieg und Frieden" - Roman in vier Bänden (4 Bände) / Band VI bis VIII:"Anna Karenina" - Roman in acht Teilen (3 Bände) - illustriert von Ludwig Neu -; noch im Band VIII: "Die Kosaken" / Band IX bis X: "Auferstehung" - Roman in drei Teilen (2 Bände); weiter im Band X: "Die Kreutzersonate" und "Erzählungen vom Tode" / Band XI: "Erzählungen" / Band XII: "Weltanschauung". c64895 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 850 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht]
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        La marchande d' or anges *

      1928. 1928 - Bois gravé original 25 x 21, tiré en noir sur feuillet de Japon 42 x 29, signé à la mine de plomb en bas à gauche, numéro composté en bas à droite. Belle épreuve de cette gravure éditée par la société des peintres, sculpteurs et architectes suisses, reproduite au catalogue de l'exposition de L'Elysée en 1982.[Kuenzi 101; Rodari 75/7]

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        L'Oeuvre Peint de Goya: Catalogue Raisonnie illustre de 447 reproductions suivies de 34 dessins inedits

      F. De Nobele. Hardcover. Paris, 1928-1950. Four volumes, two of text and two of plates. No. 270/764. Folios. 10 x 13.5 inches. A scarce catalogue raisonne of Goya's work, produced in a limited edition of 764. Text volumes are near fine with some light normal tanning. Glassine jackets present but tattered. Slipcases for plate volumes show some wear and are reinforced with tape at seams. Second slipcase missing bottom panel. Contents near fine with normal tanning. Beautiful sepia reproductions of Goya's work. OCLC 8504616. Quite scarce. . Very Good. 1950. First Edition.

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        Hunting Hawking Shooting Illustrated in a Catalogue of Books Manuscripts and Drawings (3 Volumes)

      London: Waterlow & Sons Limited, 1928. First Edition. Three Quarter Leather. Very Good. Touted as one of the high points of hunting catalogs, in exceptional condition with all plates, both single page and folding, intact and in fine condition, tissue guards all in place. This set is copy #143 of 300, hand numbered and signed by Schwerdt on the colophon All plates destroyed after book was printed. Bound by Kelly & Sons, London. Volume I, xxiv, 324, 86 plates; Volume II, xvi, 359, 81 plates; Volume III, 256, 99 plates; 266 plates total. Printed for Schwerdt by Waterlow & Sons Limited, a fourth volume was published in 1937, not included in this set. Green three-quarter leather binding with inset green cloth panels to cover boards. Five raised bands to spine, bright gold embossed titling and year at base of each volume. A whisper of darkening to spine from air exposure, leather at cover boards bright green. Minor bumping to corners of all volumes, ribbon marker in each volume intact. Light spotting to cloth insets to cover boards. Endpapers are a patterned sporting motif printed in gold on a dark green background, off toning has occurred from the leather turn-ins from the spine and corner patches. Head of text blocks gilded, foredge and foot deckled with darkening of the paper along the edges that extend beyond the block and were exposed to air.

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery]
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      London: The Bunyan Anniversary Society, 1928. Fine. xii, 379p. With 14 illustrations after William Strang (not original etchings as in the original edition). Bound by Bayntun in half red crushed morocco with cloth sides and marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and gilt panel ornaments

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        West-Running Brook

      New York: Henry Holt, [1928]. First Edition, No. 126 of 1000 copies signed by Frost, and with the woodcuts signed by Lankes. Printed at the Merrymount Press. 8vo. Illustrated with full-page woodcuts by J.J. Lankes. 58 pp. Original decorated paper boards, cloth spine. Fine Copy in VG slipcase, split at top. Crane A10.1

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Edouard Manet. 12 (von 15) Facsimiles-Reproductions. Published by the Marees-Society.

      München, (1928)., R. Piper & Co, - Gr. 2° (63x49cm), 4 Bl. in Umschlag mit Kordelheftung. 1 Bl., 12 teils farbige Tafeln unter Passepartouts montiert, Orig.-Flügelmappe. - Eines von 100 numerierten Exemplaren der "Foreign edition". - Vorhanden sind folgende Tafeln: 1. Le Chanteur Espagnol (1860) - 2. Boy with a dog (1860) - 3. Le Ballet Espagnol (1862) - 4. FEHLT/MISSING: Le Dejeuner sur L Herbe (1863) - 5. The Scourging of Christ (1864) - 6. Le Repos (1869) - 7. The Barricade (1871) - 8. On the Shore (1871) - 9. FEHLT/MISSING: Berck-Sur-Mer (1873) - 10. FEHLT/MISSING: The Lady with the fan (1874) - 11. Faure as Hamlet (1876) - 12. Lady in a chair (1876/77) - 13. Rue de Berne (1878) - 14. Portrait of a lady (1880) - 15. Seascape (1873). Flügelmappe beschädigt und schmutzfleckig, Rücken rissig. Initialenblatt an den Kanten etwas lädiert. Weiße Passepartouts stellew. gebräunt, vereinzelt randbestoßen. Englisch Band:

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        Building Plans for Egyptian Lacquer Manufacturing Co. on the Corner of 17th St. and Bryant St., San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, May - March 1928. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 20" x 30". 8 sheets. Job #28. Another listing for this company at 1050 Howard St. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        The Thumb Bible of John Taylor

      Brookline: The LXIVMOS, 1928. 12mo. 68pp. One of 100 copies with nine illustrations. An important text about John Taylor's famous miniature books "Verbum Sempiternum" and "Salvator Mundi." This copy annotated by Edna H. Greenwood, who notes on a front flyleaf that the book was given to her by Wilbur Macey Stone, N.Y., 1928. Bound in tan paper-covered boards backed in light brown cloth, with a printed label. Edges of boards rubbed, else fine. With the original prospectus laid in, indicating 90 copies for sale at a price of $3.25. Together with: Stone, Wilbur Macey. A Snuff-Boxful of Bibles. Newark, Carteret Book Club, 1926. 12mo. 99pp. From an edition of 200 copies printed by Douglas C. McMurtrie, this is "one of ten author's copies, large paper, uncut and unopened and specially bound." Signed "Wilbur Macey Stone December 1926" on a tipped-in slip at the colophon. This copy bears the bookplate of Olive Percival, noting that the book was the gift of "Wilbur Macey Stone, Xmas 1926." Tipped into the rear inside cover of the book is a letter on green paper from "Wilbur" to "Dear Olive," in which he thanks her for remembering his birthday and ends the letter in a rather charming way, writing that "We are in the midst of winter fogs, quite Londonish really minus the soft coal smoke. The river boats are tooting and tooting." This volume is of prime importance to the collector of miniature bibles, illustrated with examples from the author's collection. Bound in patterned paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth. Light wear to cloth on spine, else fine. With the bookplate of noted miniature book collector Rabbi Kalman Levitan to the front pastedown.

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        Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The

      London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1928. - Ichabod Crane and the Headless HorsemanBrought to Life by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. IRVING, Washington. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Co., [1928].Limited to 250 numbered copies for England (this copy being No. 11) and 125 copies for the United States, signed by Arthur Rackham. Quarto (10 3/16 x 8 inches; 262 x 203 mm.). 102, [1], [1, blank] pp. Eight 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 very fine copy, partially uncut. Housed in the original publishers cardboard box with matching limitation number.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.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Eibun Kagami. 2 vols., 4 books. Reprinted by Otsuki, Nyoden.

      Japan: Rokugookan, 1928 - 1928. limited to100 copies. English grammar book. Japanese binding. Bound in light brown paper wrappers, sl.rubbed. Title label to the front board. With a new preserved case. 23.2x16cm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ogawa Tosho,Ltd. ABAJ, ILAB]
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        Urformen der Kunst. Photographische Pflanzenbilder. Herausgegeben mit einer Einleitung von Karl Nierendorf.

      Berlin, Wasmuth [1928]. - Gr.-4¡. XVII S., 1 Bl. und 120 Abb. in Kupfertiefdruck auf Tafeln. GrŸner Orig.-Leinenbd. mit goldgepr. RŸcken- und Deckeltitel sowie Deckelvignette (mit Lichtrand und leicht verzogen). Erste Ausgabe. - Innendeckel, Vorsatz und Vortitel stockfleckig, Ecke geknickt, die ersten 60 Bll. leicht wellig am Unterrand, die Tafeln jedoch schšn und sauber, 1 Tafel mit kleinem Fleck verso. - Heidtmann 14471. Lang de [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Buch + Kunst + hommagerie Sabine Koitka]
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        DAS GRUNE GEWOLBE zu Dresden. GEFASSE FIGUREN UND UHREN aus Gold und Silber verziert in reiner metalltechnik / oder besetzt mit Juwelen Kameen und Email.

      Editore: Hiersemann Lipsia 1928 Bross., cm 41x31,5, pp 303, 7 tavv. a col. e70 in b/n..

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      Reno: Slide Mountain Press, 1928. 1st ed., 1928. Limited to 171 copies printed by The Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, October 1928. This is one of the 14 copies printed on special brown paper and bound in brown paper-covered boards with printed spinal paper label. (Hogan page 33). Thin 8vo. Seven leaves, printed rectos only. Written on the colophon page: "One of the printer's copies on special paper. Ed Grabhorn". From the John William Pye Collection of E. A. Robinson, whose specially designed bookplate is on the front pastedown. Pye authored Edwin Arlington Robinson: A Bio-bibliography, 1969. This is a bright, very fine book. Scarce thus.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn ABAA]
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        The Royal Tank Corps Journal, Vol. 10

      Bovington Camp, Wareham: Royal Rank Corps Center May 1928-April 1929. 442p. One of the most important sources on tank development and theory of usage in the period between the World Wars. Full page photographs of King George reviewing the Officers (p. 51-58); B.H. Liddell Hart's article on "the Army and the Future--Lessons of 1928" Articles on modern anti-tank weapons translated from the German and also Friz Heigl's articles on the new light tanks (using his own translation from into English so awkward but full of details). J.F.C Fuller's article "The Ancestors of the Tank" p. 331ff with illustrations. Captain MacWatt's article "Aim Off Simplified" is well illustrated with drawings and statistics which some argue was ahead of its time. Many other articles as well as the physical training and sports of the men. Library deaccesion bound in library buckram, evidence of bookplate removal from front and rear pastedowns, some soiling to covers, all pages clean and easy to read. (Note: We have checked with the Tank Museum Bovington and they do have a complete set; the Liddell Hart Center at King's College has some gaps, the Australian War Museum has all but the earliest copies; Texas A & M has vol. 5-17).. Quarto.

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        John Brown's body

      Doubleday, Doran, and Co, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Signed. Limited to 201 copies of which this is 191. SIGNED by Stephen Vincent Benet on the limitation page. The volume is lightly toned on the spine, else fine. The very good slipcase is edge rubbed with three small abrasions and a 1/4" tear.

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        Strange Interlude

      NY: Boni & Liveright. 1928. The publisher's presentation edition of the third of O'Neill's four Pulitzer Prize-winning plays. One of 25 copies in vellum reserved for use by the publisher, of a total edition of 775 copies, signed by the author. A large paper edition, printed in two colors to distinguish spoken words from thoughts, an experimental technique O'Neill used in this play in which the actors spoke in soliloquies representing their inner thoughts. Pages uncut. Vellum foxed, as usual, thus a very good copy, without slipcase. Laid in is a small pamphlet printing reviews of the play, mostly from the New York media, and advertising tickets in advance of its run at the Hartman Theatre in Columbus. The play ran to over four hours in length and the pamphlet announcement indicates there will be a dinner intermission of an hour and twenty minutes. The play was scheduled to begin at 5:30 and final curtain to be at 11 PM. A rare issue of a Pulitzer Prize-winning play, with interesting ephemera laid in. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        La Divina Commedia Or The Divine Comedy Of Dante Alighieri In Italian And English

      London: Nonesuch Press, 1928. Hardcover. Orig. full orange stained vellum. Teg. Fine./No Dust Jacket. 325 pages. 30.5 x 22 cm. Limited edition, copy 917 of 1475 on Van Gelder paper, the Botticelli drawings printed in collotype by Daniel Jacomet. The Italian text edited by Mario Casella of the University of Florence with the English version by H.F. Cary and 42 illustrations after the drawings by Sandro Botticelli. Bookplate front cover pastedown designed by Rockwell Kent for Geroge E.M. Ewing, Jr .Lovely copy, double gilt front cover border fillets, gilt floral motif center of both covers.

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        The Greene Murder Case

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition, First Printing, first state, with 1928 in Roman numerals on title page (MCMXXVIII) and "copyright 1928" on copyright page with Scribner's seal (first state copies carry only the year 1928 on copyright page, while second state copies are corrected to reflect the copyright obtained for the serialization and read "copyright 1927, 1928.) BOOK DESCRIPTION: Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright white unchipped lettering on cover and spine. Two tiny surface nicks to rear board outside edge; no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean original endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 388 pgs. Original dustjacket is clean, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), with very small chip to rear spine corner (approx. 1/2" wide by 1/4" deep), very slight edge wear and small light creases, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Scarce and highly collectable. Approx. 8" x 5-1/2". Mystery.

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        Observation on the function of peroxidase systems and the chemistry of the adrenal cortex. Description of a new corbohydrate derivative.

      London, Cambridge University Press, 1928. Royal8vo. In the original printed wrappers. In "The Biochemical Journal", Vol. 22, 1928. Entire issue offered. Wrappers with nicks and ligt overall soiling. A tear to last 7 leaves. Internally fine and clean. Pp. 1387-1409. [Entire issue: Pp. (8), 1341-1575, (2), XIV, (1).].. First printing of Szent-Györgyi's landmark paper in which he for the first time discovered and isolated "hexuronic acid" or "ascorbic acid", today commonly known as vitamin C. In 1937 he was awarded the Nobel in Medicine "for his discoveries in connection with the biological combustion processes, with special reference to vitamin C and the catalysis of fumaric acid"."Szent-Györgyi is most notably associated with the discovery of vitamin C. The discovery of vitamins themselves was recognized in 1929 in a Nobel Prize to Christiaan Eijkman and Gowland Hopkins. The search for vitamin C was then well underway in several labs. Ironically, the compound had already been isolated by Szent-Györgyi. Though no one-not even Szent-Györgyi-yet knew its identity." (DSB). "In 1928 Szent-Györgyi had proposed that hexuronic acid, a highly reducing substance that he had isolated from oranges, cabbages and adrenal glands, was responsible for the anti-scurvy properties of fruit and vegetables, that is, that hexuronic acid was vitamin C. Zilva disagreed, citing work that he had done showing that vitamin activity and reducing power were independent of one another. There the matter lay for four years until, in 1932, Szent-Györgyi, carried out experiments to see whether hexuronic acid would protect guinea pigs from scurvy [which it indeed did]". (Smith, Nutrition in Britain, P. 45). At the same time, for five years King's laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh had been trying to isolate the antiscorbutic factor in lemon juice using the original 1907 model of scorbutic guinea pigs which developed scurvy when not fed fresh foods but were cured by lemon juice. They had also considered hexuronic acid, but had been put off the trail when a coworker made the explicit (and mistaken) experimental claim that this substance was not the antiscorbutic substance. Finally, in late 1931, Szent-Györgyi gave Svirbely, formerly of King's lab, the last of his hexuronic acid with the suggestion that it might be the anti-scorbutic factor. By the spring of 1932, King's laboratory had proven this but published the result without giving Szent-Györgyi credit for it, leading to a bitter dispute over priority claims.Garrison & Morton 1059

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        Für ein Württemberg der Arbeiter u. Bauern wählt Kommunisten! ... 35% der Bauern in der Sowjet-Union Steuerfrei

      Berlin: Hugo Eberlein, [1928]. Another of Slama's striking designs for the 1928 German general elections. Several versions exist of this poster, with the image remaining identical but the text changing to target specific audiences - the copy in the Vienna State Library, for example, replaces the lower block of text (here concerning taxation of farmers) with a demand for an eight-hour day for factory workers. We have discovered at least three such variants, none with apparent priority. Lithographed poster in four colors, 95cm x 70cm (ca 37-1/4" x 27-1/2"). Repaired tears with modest retouching to repaired areas, but no infill or other major restoration. Archivally backed on neutral paper. Grade B/B+.

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        Well of Loneliness

      Jonathan Cape, 1928-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. London: Jonathan Cape, 1928. 512 pp. Black cloth with gilt lettering. First edition, first printing, first issue. (Precedes all other editions such as the Paris edition of Pegasus. Stated "FIRST PUBLISHED MCMXXVIII" on copyright page, uncorrected first issue error on page 50: Whip instead of Whips.) Very Good hardcover. Lacks plain original jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Tiny hole in cloth on front cover. A bit of rubbing and scratching to covers, slightly bumped corners. Wear to back paste down. In protective clear sleeve. A nice copy, in collectible condition.First issued July 27, 1928 by British publisher Jonathan Cape, The Well of Loneliness has become a classic of GLBT fiction. Its frank portrayal of lesbian relationships shocked the contemporary public, though. One opponent of the book declared, "I would rather give a healthy boy or a healthy girl a phial of prussic acid than this novel. Poison kills the body, but moral poison kills the soul." By the end of the year the book had been judged "obscene" and all copies for sale were ordered to be destroyed by British authorities. This is one of the copies that survived-- the very first issue before a minor textual error was corrected.

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        Little Journeys: To the Homes of the Great & Elbert Hubbard of East Aurora (in 15 volumes)

      The Roycrofters, East Aurora, NY 1928 - 1st edition set. Cloth bindings. Illustrated with B & W plates, headpieces and vignettes. Entire set takes up 20 inches of shelf space. Conditions range from good to very good. Complete set of Hubbard's insightful, compact biographies of famous individuals, whose portraits appear throughout. The bio of Hubbard, entitled Elbert Hubbard of East Aurora (published in 1926 by Wm. H. Wiese & Co., with the Roycrofters permission) contains several tricolored vignettes. Full tan cloth volumes with paper title labels and a bust of the author in blind on each cover. All are in the good to very good range, with occasional wear. Most contain chipping and tears to the labels; volume 8's is scuffed, ripped and has been taped. Tears to a few pages where they were separated, but nearly all are on the margins. Very rare collection of these popular works. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ausstellung Emil Nolde. Kunsthalle Basel 11. Oktober bis 4. November 1928.

      Basel, 1928 - Basel, 1928, 21,4 x 14,7 cm, 16 Seiten, 8 ganzseitige schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, (13) Seiten Anzeigen), illustrierte Original-Broschur (Galvano-Druck des Original-Holzschnittes), mit Japanpapier hinterlegter Randeinriss des Vorderdeckels, Einband berieben, bestossen, ordentliches Exemplar. Vgl. den Original-Holzschnitt Schiefler/Mosel Urban 87 II und III. "Ägypterin II, 1910". Hier wohl der Holzschnitt in der Galvano-Technik, da das Format mit dem Original übereinstimmt (15,3/4 x 10,7 cm). - Der Katalog verzeichnet 68 Ölbilder, 29 Aquarelle, 36 Radierungen, 24 Holzschnitte und 12 Lithographien (mit den Preisangaben in Mk. der verkäuflichen Positionen). Sprache: Deutsch mit Japanpapier hinterlegter Randeinriss des Vorderdeckels, Einband berieben, bestossen, ordentliches Exemplar. illustrierte Original-Broschur (Galvano-Druck des Original-Holzschnittes), [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Typed letter signed ("Kandinsky").

      Dessau, 1. V. 1928. - 4to. 1 p. With typed envelope, 3 photos made by Lucia Moholy, and some addenda. To art historian R. W. P. de Vries in Hilversum, sending four photographs for publication ("3 of which were made for you and the fourth belongs to me, I've had it in stock"; transl. from the German original). - Three of the four mentioned photos (all with the photographer's stamp on their reverse) belong to "Einige Kreise 1926", "Spannung in Rot 1926", and "Akzent im Rosa 1926"; the fourth picture seems to be returned as Kandinsky has asked to do so. - Additional addenda comprises a copy of "Der Sturm" (vol. III, October 1912, no. 129), in which Kandinsky's long essay "Ueber Kunstverstehen" ("On Understanding Art") was published, 4 newspaper clippings with reviews of his exhibition at the gallery "L'Époque" in Bruxelles, and another contemp. photo of a painting by Kandinsky.

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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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      New York Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1928 - Special Edition [in clear type]. Twenty-six volumes, 8vo., recently rebound in half navy blue morocco gilt, with raised bands and gilt decorations to spine, t.e.g. A handsome set in overall Very Good condition. NOTE: Heavy Set ( kg+): postage outside the UK might incur a surcharge**To see a scan of this set please visit our Home page ** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - come and browse. PayPal, credit and (UK) debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Love Among the Chickens

      Herbert Jenkins 1928 - London. An interesting item . McClelland and Stewart published The Little Warrior in 1920, well all they did was take the US edition with Doran prelims and stamp their name in green ink on the base of the spine. There was then a gap of six years before they published The Heart of a Goof in 1926. During these years the 11 Herbert Jenkins titles starting with The Coming of Bill and ending with Carry on Jeeves were distributed by Ryerson Press with their label over the price on the spine. Piccadilly Jim was published by McClelland Goodchild and Stewart in 1917 from US sheets. Herbert Jenkins also had the same arrangement with his own books. So this is not a Canadian edition but the closest we have .There were 10,000 copies of the tenth printing and I suspect around 500 went to Ryerson.I think a similiar arrangement was made in South Africa but have yet to find proof .500 copies sounds about right as the population of Canada in 1920 was around 8.5 million with a lot of those being French speaking . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters of Henry James to Walter Berry

      The Black Sun Press Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1928. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Wide 4to. Paper wrappers with cello cover. First edition, one of only 100 copies, this being number 76. Small amounts of expected wear to delicate cello wrapper, else near fine. Scarce.

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        THE GOLEM translated by Madge Pemberton

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co.,. [1928]. original purple cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained black, fore-edge untrimmed.. A fine copy in bright, near fine art deco dust jacket (designed by E.. McKnight Kauffer) with light wear at edges, mainly head of spine. panel and upper corners and three faint damp stains to spine panel.. Quite scarce in jacket. (#20487). First edition in English, U.S. issue (made up from British sheets). Meyrink's first novel "prefigures that disastrous climax [World War I] to a century of growth and change. The phantasmagorical, threatened Prague of this novel - its wainscots haunted by a Golem who is more like a psychic fog than an actual entity, and the false polder of its ghetto withering under the baleful light of a new century - makes THE GOLEM into a pure urban fantasy: a tale whose setting, like some vast subterranean edifice, seems literally alive, organic, all-encompassing, Gothic. It is, however, like most twentieth-century urban fantasies distinguished from its Gothic ancestors through a sense that the fall of the city will be a bad omen for its inhabitants, not a release. At the same time, the pending destruction of Prague (and all of Europe itself) is treated by Meyrink with a deep ambivalence, and his next novels all tend to present the apocalypse as an occult cleansing of the material world so that higher unions of the spirit can be achieved." - Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 642. "Key work of German Expressionism." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-148. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1173. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 642. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 157. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 628-30. Bleiler (1978), p. 139. Reginald 10095.

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        La Divina Commedia Or The Divine Comedy Of Dante Alighieri In Italian And English

      London: Nonesuch Press, 1928. Hardcover. Orig. full orange stained vellum. Teg. Very good/No Dust Jacket. 325 pages. 30.5 x 22 cm. Limited edition, copy 1239 of 1475 on Van Gelder paper, the Botticelli drawings printed in collotype by Daniel Jacomet. The Italian text edited by Mario Casella of the University of Florence with the English version by H.F. Cary and 42 illustrations after the drawings by Sandro Botticelli. Double gilt front cover border fillets, gilt floral motif center of both covers, spine sunned.

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        LE SOULIER DE SATIN ou Le Pire n'est pas toujours sûr. [4 volumes].

      1928 - Paris, Gallimard, 1928-29. Quatre volumes in-quarto (203 X 264) brochés, couverture rempliée papier doré gaufré et illustré d'un semé de paons dans un décor floral, étui de l'éditeur. Tome I : 132 pages, (1) f. - Tome II : 118 pages, (1) f. - Tome III : 153 pages, (1) page - Tome IV : 171 pages, (1) page, (1) f. Quelques rares rousseurs. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Elle est illustrée de quatre frontispices lithographiés, tirés en noir sur fond or, du peintre José Maria SERT, dédicataire de l'?uvre. Tirage limité à 331 EXEMPLAIRES, celui-ci UN des 275 numérotés sur PUR FIL (n°41). Cette édition en quatre tomes offre la version intégrale de LA PLUS GRANDE RÉUSSITE THÉÂTRALE de Paul Claudel. Commencée en 1919, achevée en 1924, cette pièce surplombe l'oeuvre dramatique de Claudel. Il s'agit, selon l'une de ses formules aux variantes multiples, d'un «énorme drame, mélange incongru de bouffonnerie, de passion et de mysticité ». La pièce fut créée en 1943 à la Comédie-Française par Jean-Louis Barrault, dans une version considérablement abrégée. Antoine Vitez poussera, lui, l'audace jusqu'à faire tenir l'intégrale en une seule représentation. ("En français dans le texte", n° 337). SÉDUISANT EXEMPLAIRE conservé dans son étui décoré d'origine ; les fragiles couvertures sont en TRÈS BEL ÉTAT, condition RARE. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Dry Stream from Scenes of the French Countryside.

      1928 1928 - Soft crease to the margin of the lower right corner hidden by the mount. Stone lithograph on Rives wove paper. Sheet size: 40 x 30 cm. Signed in the stone by Fry. The image is probably from around Cassis, South of France. Fry took up lithography in 1927. Only a handful of farmyard and landscape scenes were executed in this medium as Fry chose to concentrate mainly on church interiors.

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        Louis II de Bavière ou Hamlet-Roi *

      Gallimard, (Paris) 6.10.1928. - Relié demi maroquin brun à coins, dos à nerfs, titre dorés, couverture et dos conservés. Menus défauts. Édition originale. L'un des 35 exemplaire numérotés sur Japon Impérial, outre 17 Chine, 137 Hollande et 665 Vélin pur fil.

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