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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.

      [Bookseller: Bibliotheca Botanica]
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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..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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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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        L'Assommoir

      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'.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        House At Pooh Corner.With Decorations By Ernest H. Shepard.

      Methuen & Co., London 1928 - First edition, deluxe issue. Publishers full soft red leather with gilt vignette on upper cover and elaborate gilt decoration on the spine. Lacking the publishers box, with just a trace of rubbing to the spine tip but in fact a fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Mason Books (ABAC)]
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        THE BOOK OF CATHERINE WELLS

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1928. London: Chatto and Windus,. 1928. original brown cloth, front and rear panels ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained brown, bottom edge untrimmed.. Some offsetting to endpapers, some light foxing to preliminary. leaves, spine panel lightly faded, a very good copy in good to very. good dust jacket which has professional restoration along the upper. edge of the front panel extending into the upper edge of the spine. panel and a small area at the upper edge of the rear panel, lettering. on the spine panel mostly faded and quite faint, some general dust. soiling, and clipped price. (#136632). First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Wells on the half-title page: "to L. C. B. / from H. G. Wells." Posthumously published collection of poems and short stories, including some fantastic fiction, with 42-page biographical introduction by her husband H. G. Wells.

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        Death in Venice

      London: Martin Secker, 1928. London: Martin Secker,, 1928. Translated by H. T. Lowe-Porter. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine toned, ink spot to lower board, a few small bumps to edges of boards, endpapers toned. An excellent copy in the rubbed and dulled jacket with small chips at the corners and ends of the spine panel. First UK edition, first impression. Scarce in the dust jacket. Originally published in Germany in 1912.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Birthday of the Infanta. With illustrations by Alastair

      Paris: The Black Sun Press; ?itions Narcisse., 1928. Paris: The Black Sun Press; Éditions Narcisse., 1928. Quarto. Original cream card wrappers lettered and ruled in black and burgundy, all edges uncut, title page in burgundy and black, pages numbered in burgundy. With the glassine jacket and housed in the original silver paper-covered chemise and slipcase. Frontispiece and 8 plates, with tissue guards, engraved in black, sepia and red, 2 illustrations in the text. Slipcase and chemise a little worn, with small loss to bottom edge of slipcase, free endpapers a touch finger-marked, frontispiece lightly offset, one tissue guard slightly creased. A bright copy in excellent condition. Limited edition, number 87 of 100 copies on Hollande Van Gelder Zonen paper from an edition of 113 copies, eight of which, according to George Robert Minkoff, were probably never printed. This copy differs slightly from Minkoff's description in that it does not have an errata slip.

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        The Wanderer

      Houghton Mifflin 1928 - Very good in a very good dust jacket. First U.S. edition, and first appearance in English. 1928 stated on the title page, as well as the copyright page. A nice square copy with minimal edge wear, and very slight darkening of the page ends. Previous owner's name and date written on the front free endpaper. Dust jacket is price clipped. Slight chipping at the corners and spine ends; very slight soiling. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CHARLESTON U.S.A. Lithos de Bécan.

      1928 - Paris, A la Lampe d'Aladdin, 1928. In-8 (163 X 218) en feuilles sous couverture rempliée illustrée en couleurs, chemise demi-toile bleue à plats cartonnés de papier crème, premier plat illustré en noir, lacets ; 42 pages, (1) f. de justification, (2) ff. blancs, 5 planches hors-texte sous chemise portefeuille, deux suites de cinq planches chacune. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Elle est illustrée de CINQ LITHOGRAPHIES originales hors-texte de BÉCAN tirées à pleine page en noir. Tirage limité à 1111 exemplaires, celui-ci UN des 76 numérotés sur vélin ancien de VIDALON (n°68), comprenant deux suites des lithographies, l'une sur Japon, l'autre sur vélin teinté. BEL EXEMPLAIRE, complet de sa rare chemise cartonnée illustrée d'un bois en noir représentant des musiciens de jazz. Exemplaire de Michel DÉON. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Tower

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

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        Japanese Gardens 2? edicion Buen ejemplar con pequenas manchas

      Methuen & Co Ltd, LON 1928 - Paginas:204 Encuadernacion:Plena Piel y oros

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        GEOGRAFIA GENERAL DEL REINO DE GALICIA

      - GEOGRAFIA general del Reino de Galicia. Dirigida por Francisco Carreras y Candi.- Barcelona, Casa Editorial Alberto Martin, (1928) -1936; 5 tomos en 4º mayor holandesa editorial, planos en tela decorada. 1º Provincia de la Coruña por Eugenio Carré Aldao, Tomo 1,anteportada, portada, mapa de la provincia a doble página, 946 pp. 1 h. 12 láminas de mapas y planos (algunos a doble página) 24 láminas y profusión de fotograbados en el texto. 2º, Provincia de la Coruña por Eugenio Carré Aldao, Tomo 2, 1199 pp. 21 mapas y planos 25 láminas y profusión de fotograbados en el texto. 3º, Provincia de Lugo por Manuel Amor Meilán, anteportada, portada, mapa de la provincia a doble página, 987 pp, 3 hh. 27 mapas y planoas, 15 láminas y profusión de fotograbados en el texto. 4º, Provincia de Orense por Vicente Risco, mapa de la provincia a doble página, 884 pp. 24 mapas y planos 20 láminas y profusión de fotograbados en el texto. 5º, Provincia de Pontevedra por Gerardo Alvarez Limeses, anteportada, portada, mapa de la provincia a doble página, 1087 pp 1 h. 24 mapas y planos, 17 láminas y profusión de fotograbados en el texto.

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        THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

      Harrap 1928 In - 8 gr., tela edit. verde con decoraz. e tit. oro al piatto, bei risg. figurati in tinta, pp. 102,(2), ornato da testate, grandi iniziali, finali, vignette in b.n. nel t. e con 8 bellissime tavole a colori f.t. (didascalia a fronte), tutte composizioni del grande artista inglese. "Prima edizione illustrata da Rackham" dell?opera più celebre dello scrittore statunitense (1783 - 1859). Cfr. Benezit,XI, p. 376: ?Arthur Rackham (1867 - 1939) a connu un considérable succès. Son style est en accord avec celui de l?époque du symbolisme et de l?art nouveau. Son imagination est inépuisable et se manifeste jusque dans le souci du détail?. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        A Record of the Collections in the Lady Lever Art Gallery Port Sunlight, Cheshire Formed By the First Viscount Leverhulme. THREE VOLUMES. I: A Record of the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight; II: Chinese Porcelain& Wedgwood Pottery; III: English Fur

      T. A. Batsford, Ltd. 1928 - *Price reduced by 10% until Sunday, May 11* Order now for best savings! 3 volumes, large folio, xiv, 187, + xii, 227, + xvi, 155 pp., very well illustrated, often with tipped and/or full color plates, original custom leather covers now worn and rubbed, chiefly at extremities, bookplates of former owner, overall textually still very good. Photos available upon request.

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        The Quantum Theory of the Electron. 2 Teile. SS. 610-624 und SS. 351-361. In: Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series A. Vol. 117 und 118.

      London, Harrison, 1928.. (25,5 x 17,5 cm). IV, X, 730, XXXVI S./ V, VII, 727, X S. Mit Abbildungen und Tafeln. Leinwandband der Zeit.. Erste Ausgabe einer seiner wichtigsten Arbeiten, in der er die berühmte, nach ihm benannte "Dirac-Gleichung" herleitet. Sie stellt die Verbindung zwischen Einsteins spezieller Relativitätstheorie und der Quantenphysik her und führt zu zwei ungewöhnlichen Vorhersagen. Erstens die Existenz von Teilchen mit halbzahligem Spin und zweitens, dass zu jedem Teilchen auch ein Antiteilchen mit negativem Energiezustand gehört. Dirac vermutet so die Existenz eines positiven Elektrons, das C. D. Anderson 1932 nachweisen kann und "Positron" nennt. - Stempel auf Titel. Vorsätze erneuert. Rücken verfärbt und nachgebunden, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 17, 228; Dalwitz-Peierls 20 und 21

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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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        Die Vestalinnen. - Eine Reise um die Erde. - (5 Bände in 10) - komplett.

      Niedersedlitz-Dresden, Verlag der Buchhandlung Gustav Haring (früher im Verlag H. G. Münchmeyer GmbH), o.J. [um 1928].. mit vielen Textillustrationen von Geogr HERTTING. ill. OHLwd., 1042 S., 8° (10 Bände zusammen). * Braatz (1998, 371) + Vollständige Ausgabe in 5 Bänden (gebunden in 10 Bänden) + Die Titelblätter befinden sich jeweils in Band 1.1 bis 5.1, die Bände 1.2 bis 5.2 schließen jeweils an. ** leicht bestoßen, Bände in schöner Erhaltung ! ANY QUESTIONS ?? Please don't hesitate to ask for details !! ++ Visa & Mastercard accepted ++

      [Bookseller: Melzer's Antiquarium]
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        Deutsches Gefängniswesen. Ein Handbuch unter Mitwirkung von ( u.a.) Bleidt, Brucks, Degen, Dörken, Ellering, Fischer, Frede, Freudenthal, Gentz, Hagemann, hansen, Hasse, Hippel, Klatt, Koch, Leppmann, Marx, Mayer, Meyer, Seyfarth, Starke, Umhauer.....

      Berlin, Vahlen, 1928.. X, 537 Seiten mit 10 Tafeln ( meist photographischer Abbildungen ). Ohldr, Groß8°. Inhalt: Die geschichtliche Entwicklung der Freiheitsstrafe - Die Freiheitsstrafe als Problem der Gesetzgebung - Die Gefangenenanstalten in Deutschland und die Organisation ihrer Verwaltung - Die Strafanstaltsbeamten - Die innere Organisation der Strafanstalten in Deutschland - Die Strafvollstreckung - Die rechtliche Stellung der Gefangenen - Die Behandlung der Gefangenen - Die Arbeit der Gefangenen - Gesundheitsfürsorge in den Gefangenenanstalten - Geisteskranke und geistig Minderwertige - Seelsorge an evangelischen Gefangenen - Seelsorge an katholischen Gefangenen - Geistige und seelische Hebung der Gefangenen - Der Strafvollzug in Stufen - Berufsverbrecher - Der Strafvollzug an Frauen - Junge Gefangene - Der soziale Gedanke im Strafvollzug - Vorläufige Entlassung und Beurlaubung auf Wohlverhalten - Fürsorge für Gefangene und Entlassene - Vollzug der Untersuchungshaft - Militärische Strafanstalten - Polizeigefängnisse - Österreichisches Gefängniswesen - Grundsätze für den Vollzug von Freiheitsstrafen vom 7. Juni 1923 - Sachregister. Einband berieben, Bibliotheksschildchen auf dem Rücken. Rückenkapitale leicht beschädigt. Ecken bestoßen. Titelseite mit aufgeklebtem Wappen der Stadt Friedenau. Papier stellenweise leicht gebräunt. - sehr selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

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        Ethik: Sommer-Semester 1928 Teil II

      k.A., k.A., 1928. Typoskript, Halbleinen, 301 S., 27 cm, Original-Halbleinen. Mit Signatur von Helmut Gollwitzer auf Titel. Leinenrücken mit Einrissen. Ränder stellenweise berieben. Rechte obere Ecke stärker bestoßen. Schnitte dunkler. Innen gut. Papier wenig gedunkelt. / Inhalt: TEIL 1: Einleitung 1. Einleitung und Dogmatik; 2. Theologische und philosophische Ethik; 3. Der Weg der theologischen Ethik; 1. Kapitel: Die Wirklichkeit des göttlichen Gebotes. 4. Die Offenbarung des Gebotes; 5. Das Gebot als Gottes Gebot; 6. Das Gebot als Gottes Gericht. 2. Kapitel: Das Gebot Gottes des Schöpfers: 7. Das Gebot des Lebens. 8. Der Beruf. 9. Die Ordnung. 10. Der Glaube. TEIL II Ueberleitung. 3. Kapitel: Das Gebot Gottes des Versöhners. 11. Das Gebot des Gesetzes. 12. Die Autorität. 13. Die Demut. 14. Die Liebe. 4. Kapitel: Das Gebot Gottes des Erlösers. 15. Das Gebot der Verheissung. 16. Das Gewissen. 17. Die Dankbarkeit. 18. Die Hoffnung..

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        ERKLÄRUNG (ERKLARUNG) DES PHILIPPERBRIEFES. (EPISTLE TO THE PHILIPPIANS)

      Munchen: Kaifer Verlag, 1928. Munchen:: Kaifer Verlag,, 1928. First Edition. Very Good++. SIGNED, INSCRIBED AND DATED IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION. A Very Good++ hardback First Edition First Printing with foxing edges. 8vo. 126 pp. A Rare Signed work in the original German.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Leipzig, 22. II. 1928.. 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief).. An den Sänger Ludwig Cramolini (1805-1884) in Wien: "Einen mir neuerdings gemachten Anerbieten zufolge, unter günstigen Bedingungen das hiesige Stadttheater wieder zu übernehmen, das dem 1. August d. J. sonach wieder eröffnet werden dürfte, und infolge der vortheilhaften Meinung, die mir über Ihr angenehmes Talent zugekommen, mache ich [...] folgende Anfrage. Ob Sie nähmlich im Fache der Tenor und Spielparthien des Joseph, Maurer, G. Braun in weiße Dame [von Boieldieu] usw. vom 1. August d. J. bis Pfingsten 1830 [...] ein Engagement beim hiesigen Stadttheater [...] annehmen wollen? Nach allem, was ich von Ihnen und Ihrem Talent gehört, sollte es mich freuen, Sie den unsrigen zu nennen [...]". - Küstner leitete von 1817 bis 1828 das Stadttheater in Leipzig, war 1830/31 Chef des Darmstädter Hoftheaters, seit 1833 Intendant des Münchner Hoftheaters und von 1841 bis 1852 Generalintendant des Hoftheaters in Berlin. - Etwas angestaubt und fleckig; Bl. 2 mit kleinem Ausriß durch Siegelbruch.

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        Abraham Lincoln 1809-1858 ( in Four Volumes) Manuscript Edition

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. #327 of 1,000 copies printed. Laid into vol. 1 is a half page letter typed under U.S. Senate Committee on Territories letterhead, dated June 1st, 1903 - "Mr. John Cullen Bryant, Haverhill, Mass. Dear Sir:- Replying to your letter: Kindly send me the book with bill for same. Yours very truly, (signed in ink) Albert J. Beveridge". Beveridge was a Republican Senator from Indiana and friend of Teddy Roosevelt. RARE in dustjacket, all 4 volumes Fine in Near Fine dustjackets. The jackets are oversize and folded over the ends of the books, consequently causing small edge tears and chips. An especially attractive set and, with the Beveridge letter, a real treasure for any history lover !. Manuscript Edition . Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Limited Edition.

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        Maîtres de la Vénerie : Le livre de chasse du Roy Modus - Gaston Phoebus - du Fouilloux - Salnove - Le Verrier de la Conterie - d'Yauville - Boirost de Lacour - Houdetot - Les plus belles fanfares de chasse - Thiebaud

      Paris, Emile Noury, 1928 - 1934. 10 volumes in / 4 reliure demi - chagrin marine à coins, dos à nerfs à pièces de titre rouges, dorés sur têtes, couvertures et dos conservées : Le livre de chasse du Roy Modus , 1931 - 28 f., 204 p., 51 figures. Le livre de la chasse de Gaston Phoebus, 1931 - 22 f., 257 p., 87 figures. La Vénerie de Jacques du Fouilloux, 1928 - 55 f., 266 p., 57 figures. La Vénerie Royale de Salnove, 1929 - 26 f., 297 p. , frontispice, 9 estampes Le Verrier de la Conterie. L?Ecole de la chasse aux chiens courants, 1932 - 9 f., 354 p., 8 estampes. Traité de Vénerie d?Yauville, 1929 - 296 p., 27 figures (Oudry) Traité de l?art de chasser avec le chien courant de Boirost de Lacour, 1929 - 10 f., 183 p. La petite Vénerie ou la chasse au chien courant d?Adolphe d?Houdetot, 1930. 8 f., 280 p., 40 dessins (V. Adam). Les plus belles Fanfares de Chasse, 1930. 186 p., 2 planches, figures et fanfares. Bibliographie des ouvrages français sur la chasse, la Vénerie et la Fauconnerie 1934. de Thiebaud, 1039 p. Exceptionnel ensemble des dix ouvrages, en excellent état hormis des dos insolés. Exemplaires numérotés sur Alfa satiné. Sous ce titre collectif, l'éditeur E. Nourry a donné d'excellentes et belles réimpressions des classiques français de la vénerie. Thiebaud, col. 625 - 626. relié Bon état

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        Vincere il drago! Poesie.

      Fratelli Ribet Editori, Collana «Scrittori contemporanei» a cura di Mario Gromo 1928 (6 ott.) in 8° brossura a due colori su carta rosso mattone con unghie, fregio editoriale di Edoardo Persico Edizione originale. Prefazione di Nicola Moscardelli. Tiratura numerata a macchina in 850 esemplari (oltre una serie di testa di 22 copie siglate A-Z su carta a mano). Il nostro esemplare è il numero 25, intonso e in ottimo stato di conservazione, e reca alla prima pagina bianca una bella dedica autografa dell?autore: «A Giovanni Colazza per la fede di un avvenire nel quale crediamo solidalmente, ? con l?affetto di Arturo Onofri | Roma, nov. 1928».

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        ETUDES CRETOISES. Ecole Française d'Athènes.

      Geuthner 1928-1945 In - 4 p., bross. Di questa serie disponiamo, ben conservati: - Vol. I. "Fouilles exécutées à Mallia", premier Rapport (1922 - 24), par F. Chapouthier et J. Charbonneaux, pp. 63, con figg. nel t. e 36 tavv. f.t. - Vol. III. "Les villas Minoennes de Tylissos", par J. Hazzidakis, pp. 116, con figg. nel t. e 34 tavv. f.t. - Vol. IV. "Fouilles exécutées à Mallia", deuxième Rapport: Exploration du Palais (1925 - 26), par F. Chapouthier et R. Joly, pp. 53 con 36 tavv. f.t. - Vol. V. "Deux épées d'apparat découvertes en 1956 au Palais de Mallia", par F. Chapouthier, pp. 62, con 32 figg. nel t. e 20 tavv. f.t. - Vol. VI. "Fouilles exécutées à Mallia", troisième Rapport: Exploration du palais, bordures (1927 - 28 - 31 - 32), par F. Chapouthier et P. Demargne, pp. 83, con 47 figg. nel t. e 55 tavv. f.t. - Vol. VII. "Fouilles exécutés à Mallia", Exploration des nécropoles (1921 - 33), premier fascicule, par P. Demargne, pp. 75, con 71 tavv. f.t.

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        CROSSING THE PLAINS AND EARLY DAYS IN CALIFORNIA: Memories of Girlhood Days in California's Golden Age

      San Francisco: Privately Published for the Author, 1928. San Francisco: Privately Published for the Author, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Slight spotting to spine, couple smudges to front board, else fine. 68 pp. Frontispiece and 6 illustrations tipped-in. 8vo, original tan cloth and boards, printed paper lettering piece to front board. Born in Missouri in 1842, Mary Ackley came via the overland route from Clark County, MO through Salt Lake City and the Carson Pass in 1852. She settled in Sacramento in 1870. The 7 tipped-in illustrations are reproduced from old bird's-eye and other views of San Francisco and Sacramento. Cowan II p. 2; Howell California 50 #264 ("One of the scarcest modern books on overland travel") Howes A-33; Kurutz 3; Streeter sale 3035.

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        Daughter of the Hawk, The

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1928. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1928. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 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.

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        Men Are Like That

      Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1928. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company. 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. Presumed first edition, 1928, hardcover with black cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, 305pp., not illustrated. Book VG+ with mild rubbing to boards, binding tight, previous owner Bayard L. Kilgour Jr.'s small plate to front pastedown, otherwise text clean and unmarked, with faint spotting to top edge of text block. DJ VG with edgewear that includes some small tears, chipping to spine ends, rubbing and mild soil, small horizontal line to center of spine, in protective mylar wrap. Great find! Kilgour established the Bayard L. Kilgour Jr. Slavic Fund at Harvard University.

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        Obres Completes.

      Gustau Gili, Barcelona 1928 - Edición especial de solo 100 ejemplares, numerados y firmados por el autor, en muy buen papel. Muy digna encuadernación de Brugalla a media piel. Lomeras con nervios y florones. I. La Papallona. L'Escanyapobres. Estudi critic per Manuel de Montoliu. LIX, 299 p. - II. Vilaniu. VIII, 364 p. - III-IV. La Febre d'Or, 343 p., 332 p. - V. Pilar Prim. - VI. La Bogeria. La Bofetada. El Transplantat. Isabel de Galcerán, 342 p. - VII. Croquis del Natural. Notes de Color. Records de Noi. - VIII. De Tots Colors. Figura i Paisatge ., 354 p. - IX. Al Llapis i a la Ploma. Rurals i Urbanes. - X. Teatre d'Aficionats. Renyines d'Enamorats i Tres Monòlegs, 314 p. - XI. Traduccions Selectes (varia). - XII. Traduccions Selectes (teatre). Bibliografia, per Jordi Rubió i Balaguer, 428 p. 12 Vols. En 4ºmayor. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        (d.i. Otto Umbehr): Porträt Willis Bock (1928; Abzug 1979). Silbergelatine-Abzug; Bildformat: 21,0 x 29,7 cm. Auf Museumskarton montiert, auf dem Karton die Nummer 46/80 handschriftlich in Bleistift vermerkt. Verso Signatur von Umbo sowie Wiederholung der Nummer; dazugesetzt: Porträt W.B. 1928, alles in Bleistift. - Schöne, saubere Fotografie. - Einer von 80 Abzügen. - Abgebildet in: Molderings: Umbo. Otto Umbehr 1902 - 1980; Düsseldorf 1995; dort: Tafel 18.

      . . *****UMBO (= Otto Umbehr): Portrait Willis Bock, 1928 (printed 1979). Silverprint; size: 21,0 x 29,7 cm. Mount on board. Handwritten numbered in pencil "46/80". Verso signature in pencil and title: "Porträt W.B. 1928", numbered again. - One (of 80) prints. - Image edited in: Molderings: Umbo. Otto Umbehr 1902 - 1980; Düsseldorf 1995; plate 18. - Clean photography.

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        THE CULTURE OF THE NUDE IN CHINA

      Berlin: Eigenbrodler - Verlag, 1928. Berlin:: Eigenbrodler - Verlag,, 1928. First Edition. Near Fine. Near Fine First Edition with text in English in original printed Dust Jacket over wrappers with glue residue spine. Very Good++ Dust Jacket with mild soil and edge wear. Complete with all 32 photogravure plates (including Dust Jacket). Sm. 4to.

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        Meet Mr. Mulliner

      Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1928. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.,, 1928. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine and front cover in red. With the illustrated dust jacket. Spine ends and corners lightly rubbed. An excellent copy in jacket with sunned spine, slightly rubbed and nicked extremities, and small tape repairs to verso of spine ends. First US edition, first printing of this collection of nine short stories. With this book, Wodehouse introduces the character of Mr. Mulliner who narrates all of the tales. Originally published by Herbert Jenkins Limited, London, in 1927.

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        Zapiski poeta. Povest' [Aufzeichnungen eines Dichters. Erzählung].

      Gosizdat, Moskau. 1928.. 91 S., 1 Bl. Mit 1 Falttafel. 8°, Orig.-Karton nach Entfurf El. Lissitzkys.. Original-Ausgabe. - Selvinsky war einer der bedeutendsten Vertreter des literarischen Konstruktivismus. Die vorliegende Erzählung ist eine Art Autobiographie des Dichters, der seine Verse hier als Werk des imaginären Lyrikers Evgeny Ney publizierte. - Berühmtheit erlangte die kleine Veröffentlichung vor allem durch die prägnante Einbandgestaltung El Lissitzkys. So nutzte er zwei fotografische Porträtaufnahmen, die er 1924 von Hans Arp fertigte, und belichtete die Negative unterschiedlich, so dass die Profilaufnahme heller und die Frontalaufnahme dunkler geriet, schließlich fügte er beide zu einem Doppelporträt zusammen. Als Hintergrund verwandte er die Dada-Zeitschrift 391, auf den Hemdkragen ließ er den Namen des imaginären Dichters setzen. - Erschienen in einer Aulage von dreitausend Exemplaren. - Die häufig fehelnde Faltkarte hier mit Einriss, sonst hervorragend erhaltenes Exemplar. - Lissitzky-Küppers 121. - Kat. Sprengel Museum 218. - Bowlt/Hernad 73. - Kat. MoMa 750. - Andel, Avantgarde Pagedesign 252. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

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        America Central.

      Santa Lucia, San Salvador, 1928.. . 2°, 8 Blatt Geleitwort in 3 Sprachen (Deutsch, Englisch und Spanisch), 1 Tafel mit Inhalt und 40 farbige Bilder auf Pappen montiert (komplett !) inneliegend in einer betitelten OHalbleinenmappe mit einem farbigen Deckelbild - die Mappe leicht ber. sonst schöner Zustand - 1928. Eine sehr seltene Kunstmappe ! a71128

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        A Fairy Garland Being Fairy Tales from the Old French

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

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        THE POOH BOOKS, Including: When We Were Very Young; Winnie-the-Pooh; Now We Are Six; and The House at Pooh Corner

      London: Methuen & Co., Ltd, 1928. London: Methuen & Co., Ltd, 1928. First edition. A complete set of the first, UK trade editions for all four "Pooh" books. "When We Were Very Young" is an about Fine copy of the book with spine gently cocked and slight offsetting to the end papers from the jacket. In a Very Good (or a little less) dust jacket that is toned on the spine, lightly soiled and with a few moderate chips and tears, the ones at the top of the spine professionally closed. "Winnie The Pooh" is a Fine copy of the book with the gilt top-edge just a bit dusty, otherwise lovely, in a Very Good + example of the dust jacket, toned on the spine and with a spot of soiling at the foot of the spine, but generally in excellent condition. "Now We Are Six" is a Near Fine copy of the book with the spine a bit faded and worn at the extremities, in a just about Fine example of the dust jacket with only trivial wear. "The House at Pooh Corner" also just about Fine with the spine lightly faded, and minor dustiness to the top-edge, in an attractive, Near Fine dust jacket with a small hole on the front panel, near the spine, and the spine a bit toned, otherwise excellent. Also included is a rare Methuen advertisement for "The House at Pooh Corner" that states: "Ready in the Autumn, 1928." Advertisement is a single sheet, folded once, printed front and back. Also advertised are: "WWWVY" 169th Thousand, "WTP" 91st Thousand, and "NWAS"109th Thousand. Leaf in Near Fine condition, the only such example that we have encountered.& & A.A. Milne would write the Pooh stories after being inspired by his son, Christopher Robin, and his stuffed animals, one of which was a bear named "Winnie." Milne had written prolifically in other modes and genres, but the Pooh books would go on to outshine all his other works. Indeed, "Winnie The Pooh" has been listed on the New York Public Library';s 100 greatest children';s books of the century and the Ashdown Forest, where the stories take place, has become a tourist attraction as a result. "I think Pooh's secret is the kindness and generosity of spirit of the characters toward each other." (Jeanne Lamb, NY Public Library).

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        Sefer Gei Chusuon. Gey khizayon. Davar Be'ito Lekhol Tkufot Khayey Hahadam Baolam Haze. Helek Rishon. PLUS Sefer Va'ad Lakhakhamim. Al Sugiyot haShas Veposkim

      Verlag Des Verfassers. Rab. Abr. (Leichtag) Wachsmann, Scheveningen (Holland). Printed in Romania. 1928 - Sefer Gei Chusuon (Vol 1) / Gai Hizaion / Guy Hizayon / Hizaon / Chizaon / Chizaion / Chizayon / Khizaon / Khizaion / Khizayon Wachsmann, Abraham Leichtag. Published in 5688. Bound with the second work by the same author printed the same year, printer Yaakov Weider, Saini, Romania. Cenz. Rabbi - M. Krauss, Baia-Mare. 160 + 20 Pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Art Russe Moderne.

      Préface par André Salmon. Éditions Laville, Paris 1928. 4:o. Illustrated. 93,(blank),(1) pp. Modern boards. Lithograph wrapppers from G. Annenkoff preserved.. Lithograph wraps from G. Annenkoff. Introduction by Andre Salmon followed by 121 b/w plates (work of Russian artists exiled in Paris during the early 20th century), and index of artists. Altman, Annenkoff, Androussov, Chagall, Deyneka, Exter, Gontcharova, Granovsky, Jacouloff, Kikoïne, Kravtchenko, Larionov, Lebedeff, Lipchitz, Mané-Katz, Orloff, Popova, Pougni, Soutine, Sterling, Terechkovitch, Vesnine, Zadkine, and others

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        The House at Pooh Corner

      Methuen & Co, 1928. Hardcover. Very Good. Methuen & Co, London 1928. First American Edition / First Printing. Stated First Published in 1928, no additional printings. Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Cloth boards with gold lettering. Top edge gold gilt. Book Condition: Very Good+, light sunning, shelf wear, age toning. Art deco bookplate at the page following the also by the author page. The scarce dust jacket is not present.

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