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        Vol. 17 of 29 Atlases of Insurance Maps for Brooklyn. Canarsie

      New York: Sanborn Map Company, 1928. hardcover. very good. Atlas. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Massive elephant folio. Decorative calligraphic titles, indices, and key maps. Contains a set of 101 detailed maps of eastern Brooklyn and Jamaica Bay along with changes recorded on paste-on correction slips through 1974. Quarter leather binding with gilt title on front and spine. Large tear to spine of original protective canvas cover. This volume includes Paerdegat and Fresh Creek Basins before artificial widening, Shore Parkway and the Long Island Railroad, and multiple pools, islets and marshes in Jamaica Bay. The Sanborn map collection consists of a uniform series of large scale maps, dating from 1867 to the present depicting the commercial, industrial, and residential sections of some twelve thousand cities and towns in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The maps were designed to assist fire insurance agents in determining the degree of hazard associated with a particular property and therefore show the size, shape and construction of dwellings, commercial buildings, and factories as well as fire walls locations of windows and doors, sprinkler systems, and types of roofs. The maps also indicate widths and names of streets, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers. They show locations of water mains, giving their dimensions, and of fire alarm boxes and hydrants. Sanborn maps are an unrivaled source of information about the structure and use of buildings in American Cities. The collection includes some fifty thousand editions of fire insurance maps comprising an estimated seven hundred thousand individual sheets. The Library of Congress holdings represent the largest extant collection of maps produced by the Sanborn Map Company. The majority of the maps were acquired by the Library through copyright deposit, but the collection was substantially enriched in 1967 when the Bureau of the Census transferred to the Library of Congress a complete set. The 1,899 loose-leaf binders were particularly noteworthy because they included later editions than those previously acquired by the Library. The Bureau of the Census set of maps had been regularly updated by printed, paste-on corrections supplied by the Sanborn Map Company, whereas the Library of Congress copies were retained in the form in which they were copyrighted.

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        The Scarlet Letter

      New York: Grabhorn, 1928. Limited. hardcover. near fine. Angelo, Valenti. Color woodblock illustrated by Valenti Angelo. 362pp. 8vo, rebound in full orange leather. New York: Grabhorn Press, 1928. Leather slightly faded, otherwise a near fine copy. Limited Edition, one of 980 numbered copies.

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        A group of 15 journal papers and offprints by Raman and co-workers

      Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1. RAMAN. A Change of Wave-length in Light Scattering. In: Nature, Vol. 121, No. 3051, 1928, p. 616. Whole number, original printed wrappers. ---- 2. RAMAN & KRISHNAN. The Optical Analogue of the Compton Effect. In: Nature, Vol. 121, No. 3053, 1928, p. 711. Whole number, original printed wrappers. ---- 3. RAMAN & KRISHNAN. A New Class of Spectra due to Secondary Radiation, Part I. Offprint from: The Indian Journal of Physics, Vol. 2, Part IV, pp. 399-419. Calcutta University Press, 5th June 1928. Original printed wrappers, ownership stamp by E.K. Rideal. ---- 4. RAMAN. A Classical Derivation of the Compton Effect. Offprint from: The Indian Journal of Physics, Vol. 3, Part III, pp. 357-369. Calcutta University Press, 15th December 1928. Original printed wrappers. ---- 5. RAMAN. The Molecular Scattering of Light. Nobel Lecture. Calcutta: Calcutta University Press, 1930. 8vo, 11 pp. Original printed wrappers, ownership stamp by E.K. Rideal. ---- 6. RAMAN & BHAGAVANTAM. The Experimental Proof of the Spin of the Photon. Offprint from: The Indian Journal of Physics, Vol. 6, Part IV, pp. 353-367. Calcutta University Press, October 1931. Original printed wrappers, ownership stamp by E.K. Rideal. ---- 7. RAMAN & NAGENDRA NATH. Quantum Theory of X-Ray Reflection and Scattering. Offprint from: Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Vol. 12, 1940, pp. 83-92. Original printed wrappers, ownership stamp by E.K. Rideal. ---- 8. RAMAN & NILAKANTAN. Reflection of X-Rays with Change of Frequency. Part IV. Rock-Salt. Offprint from: Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Vol. 12, 1940, pp. 141-156. Original printed wrappers, ownership stamp by E.K. Rideal. ---- 9. RAMAN & NAGENDRA NATH. The Two Types of X-Ray Reflection in Crystals. Offprint from: Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Vol. 12, 1940, pp. 427-439. Original printed wrappers, ownership stamp by E.K. Rideal. ---- 10. RAMAN. Crystals and Photons. Offprint from: Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Vol. 13, 1941, pp. 1-8. Original printed wrappers, ownership stamp by E.K. Rideal. ---- 11. RAMAN & NILAKANTAN.The Quantum Theory of X-Ray Reflection. Offprint from: Current Science, No. 5, 1941, pp. 241-245. Original printed wrappers, ownership stamp by E.K. Rideal. ---- 12. RAMAN.The Diamond and its Teachings. Offprint from: Current Science, August 1946, 9 pp. Original printed wrappers, ownership stamp by E.K. Rideal. ---- 13. RAMAN.The Heat Capacity of Diamond Between 0 and 1000° K. Memoirs of the Raman Research Institute, No. 103. Reprinted from: Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Section A, Vol. 46, No. 5, 1957, pp. 323-332. Original printed wrappers. ---- 14. RAMAN.The Tetrahedral Carbon Atom and the Structure of Diamond. Memoirs of the Raman Research Institute, No. 104. Reprinted from: Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Section A, Vol. 46, No. 6, 1957, pp. 391-398. Original printed wrappers. ---- 15. RAMAN.The Diamond: Its Structure and Properties. Offprint from: Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Section A, Vol. 67, 1968, pp. 231-246. Author&#39;s presentation copy. Stapled as issued. ---- <br><br> On February 28, 1928, Raman through his experiments on the scattering of light, discovered the effect which is named after him. It was instantly clear that this discovery was an important one. It gave further proof of the quantum nature of light. Raman spectroscopy came to be based on this phenomenon, and Ernest Rutherford referred to it in his presidential address to the Royal Society in 1929. He won the 1930 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his work on the scattering of light and for the discovery of the effect named after him. He was the first Asian and first non-White to get any Nobel Prize in the sciences..

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        Supplément à quelques oeuvres célèbres.

      Editions du Trianon 1928 - - Editions du Trianon, Paris _1928-1931, 11,5x17,5cm, 15 volumes reliés. - Editions originales et premier tirage de la plupart des illustrations, un des 1160 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé pour chacun des volumes, seuls grands papiers avec 25 Japon et 75 Hollande. Reliures en demi chagrin maroquiné chocolat à coins, dos passés à trois nerfs agrémentés d'un caisson doré et décoré, tomaisons dorées en queues, plats de toile dorée et rouge à effet moiré, gardes et contreplats de papier à effet moiré, couvertures et dos conservés, têtes dorées, ex-libris encollés sur une garde, reliures de l'époque. Cette série complète en 15 volumes comprend : Francis Carco "Dialogue des courtisanes" illustré de 4 gravures sur cuivre de Pierre Gandon et d'un bois de Constant Le Breton; Abel Bonnard "De l'amour" illustré de 4 gravures de Fernand Siméon et d'un bois de Paul Baudier; Albert t'Serstevens "Presbion ou de la vieillesse" illustré de 4 eaux-fortes de Emilien Dufour et un bois de Jacques Boullaire; François Mauriac "Traité de la concupiscence" illustré de cuivre et bois de Edouard Wiralt; André Rouveyre "L'homme de cour" illustré 4 cuivres de Georges Gorvel et de bois de Angelina Beloff; Fernand Fleuret "Le spectateur nocturne" illustré de cuivres et bois de Laboureur; André Maurois "Mélanges et pastiches" illustré de cuivres de Berthold Mann; Pierre Lièvre "Paradoxe sur le comédien" illustré cuivres et bois de C. Brandel; Ren é Dumesnil "Les ridicules du temps" illustré de cuivres et bois de Pierre Dubreuil; Henri de Régnier "Lettres d'Italie" illustré de 4 cuivres de M. Wilkowitz et de bois de Henry Chapront; Julien Benda "De l'esprit de l'action" illustré de 4 cuivres de Georges Gorvel; André Billy "Discours sur l'amour des dames vieilles" illustré de dessins et cuivres de Jean Serrière; André Thérive "Caractères" illustré de cuivres et dessins de Touchagues; Colette "Don Juan" illustré de cuivres et bois de Georges Cochet et enfin Abel Hermant "Banquet" illustré cuivres et bois de Raphaël Drouart. Agréable ensemble complet et établi en reliures uniformes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Complete set of] The Artists of the Dance

      London: British-Continental Press,, 1928&#150;34. 12 volumes, red cloth backed yellow boards printed in black. Volume I in grey wrappers printed black. Ownership inscriptions to front free endpapers of three volumes, bookplate to one volume. Crease and short closed tear to upper wrapper of volume I. Bindings lightly rubbed and toned, short crack to front hinge of "Anna Pavlova". An excellent set. Mixed set of first and second editions.

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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 upper board gilt, top edge gilt. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. Spine a little faded, partial tanning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in the rubbed jacket with tanned spine panel and a few nicks, short splits, and abrasions. First edition, first impression.

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        WEST-RUNNING BROOK

      New York: Henry Holt (1928). 1st edition, limited (1/1000) numbered and signed, top edge gilt, green cloth spine with leaf patterned boards, with original glassine and publisher&#39;s slipcase (as issued). The book is signed in full by Frost on the colophon page, which states the present copy is "Number 725" of the limited edition. The text of this collection includes Frost&#39;s popular poem "Acquainted with the Night." The volume is additionally illustrated by artist J. J. Lankes with four full page woodcut illustrations, each of which is signed in pencil by Lankes. The original tissue guard accompanies each of the four illustrations. A small repair to upper joint of slipcase and minor wear notwithstanding, a lovely bright copy and quite scarce with the complete original glassine and slipcase. Fine.

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        DEPARTURE. (Partir)

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1928 Dorgeles, Roland. (Roland Lecavelé).DEPARTURE. (Partir). New York, Simon & Shuster, 1928. First American Edition of this ship-board suspense-filled novel by the French author of the acclaimed, Prix Femina-winning First World War novel, Wooden Crosses, often compared to, All Quiet On The Western Front. 8vo. 381 pp. A near fine copy in mustard cloth, (one small blemish to the rear board), navy and blue titles and decorations, navy topstain in a bright, fresh, price-clipped pictorial dustwrapper with some minor creasing on the back panel, one closed tear and some very light use. Translated from the French by Pauline E. Rush. Very Uncommon.. 1st Edition.

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        Itinéraires autour de Locarno *

      Ch. Bonnard, Lausanne 15.12.1928. - Broché 24 x 18, couverture décorée rempliée. Quasi neuf et non coupé. Cinquième livre de l'auteur-artiste, le premier sur le Tessin (notre p'tit coin de parardis volé au Sud qui attira tant de nos peintres et écrivains) où il séjourna près de dix ans, qui n'eut qu'un tirage des plus restreint puisqu'il ne totalisa que 255 exemplaires. Le nôtre, sur le plus rare papier, est en remarquable état.Y est joint un petit cliché original figurant l'artiste en élégant habit de cavalier, au repos, assis sur quelque sommet rocheux, contemplant dans le lointain les reflets moirés du lac Majeur, prolongé par un minuscule billet autographe de 1943, remerciant un cher ami d'un article le consacrant.Bonne provenance. Édition originale. L'un des 5 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur Chine, avant 25 Hollande van Gelder et 225 Vélin pur fil du Marais.

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        PETER PAN. Or the boy who would not grow up.

      Hodder & Stoughton Limited. London. 1928. - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Bound in publishers delux blue limp leather binding with circular gilt JMB device on front board and gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. A near fine, bright copy. Scarce in this delux binding. This is the first edition of the play, and was issued as a volume in the uniform edition of the Plays. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eine Teufelsneurose im 17. Jahrhundert

      Wien, Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Vlg. 1928.. gr.-8°. 81 S. Mit 7 ganzs. Abb. OPBd. Mit OU. 11 ungebundene u. unaufgeschn. Doppelbögen

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        Wild Animal Interviews (EXCEPTIONAL SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY TO THE &#39;SINFUL MAVERICK&#39; AND FELLOW CO-FOUNDER OF THE AMERICAN BISON SOCIETY, Martin Garretson)

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1928. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. (Non-Fiction) (Natural History) HORNADAY, William. Wild Animals Interviews And Wild Opinions Of Us. New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1928. Hardcover. First Edition. Amazing Association Copy! Signed by the author to Martin Garretson. Garretson was the curator of The National Museum of Heads And Horns and was once the world&#39;s leading bison scholar. Hornaday and Garretson were co-founders of The American Bison Society. The Inscription reads, &#39;To my admired and beloved friend. M.S. Garretson (Sinful Maverick), whose unfailing cherrfulness about life is to me a constant inspiration to do better; With the compliments of the struggling young author.&#39; Inscription is dated October 22, 1928. Lacks Original DJ. Slight wear to edges with light toning. Very scarce book and a unique inscription! Very Good. Octavo. $5000.00

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        Les Avantures Satyriques de Florinde, habitant de la basse-région de la lune.

      CABINET DU LIVRE, Paris 1928 - Publiées d'après l'exemplaire de 1625, et décorées d'eaux-fortes par J.-E. Laboureur. Se Vendent Au Cabinet du Livre, 79 rue Vaugirard à Paris, 1928, in-8, broché, couverture remplié, 1 f., faux-titre, frontispice, titre, préface signée B.G. pp. III-XXII, texte pp. 1-155, justificatif, 1 f. Tirage limité à 440 exemplaires, un des 425 exemplaires sur Hollande de Pannekoek, N°374. Réédition d'un texte rare mentionné par Paul LACROIX dans le Bulletin du Bibliophile de janvier 1859 il signale cette rareté bibliophilique mentionnée dans le catalogue de Guilbert de Pixécourt, et dans le fonds d'ouvrages de M. de la Vallière c'est d'après l'exemplaire personnel de Pierre Louÿs que la présente édition de 1928 a été rédigée. Longtemps attribué à Charles Sorel, les auteurs de cette réédition penchent d'avantage pour Henri de Coligny, un italien naturalisé français. Legères usures à la couverture. Livres

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        Cressida: No Mystery

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1928. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled,cloth faintly rubbed at ends of spine. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with fading of the spine panel and edges and some small chips from the head of the spine panel repaired with tape on the verso. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "&#39;The past is death&#39;s, the future is their own&#39; Shelley. A favourite quotation of Marie Belloc Lowndes. August 19, 1928". Uncommon, particularly in the dust jacket.

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        Anna Livia Plurabelle. With a Preface by Padraic Colum.

      New York, Crosby Gaige, 1928. Original brown full cloth with gilt spine and gilt triangular design to front board. Top edge gilt, otherwise uncut. Minor wear to capitals and corners. And vague, minor soiling to boards. A nice and clean copy. Old owner's initials and the year 1960 to first free end-paper and a full-page, neatly handwritten poem, in the style of Joyce, dated "October-the-first/ - 1928 -": "This: for a time when/ oblivion claims the/ entire recollection/ of the jubilance of jocular/ badinage, enviable candor,/ and not too dissimilar/ callow ideals of two dolts:/ from the older with the/ felicitious desire for the/ other to emulate his/ few talents and ignore/ his many faults.". First edition, first printing (preceding the UK-edition), one of 800 numbered and signed (in hand by Joyce) copies

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        Strange Interlude: A Play.

      Boni & Liveright, New York 1928 - Limited edition. Number 282 of 775 copies on rag paper, signed by the author on the limitation page. 352pp. Short thick 4to, beautifully rebound in full khaki morocco; gilt-lettered spine with raised bands and black leather label; marbled endpapers, uncut edges, t.e.g. (pages are a bit toned as usual, else a fine copy) New York: Boni & Liveright, 1928. A fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die M?chkeit der Weltraumfahrt

      Hachmeister & Thal Leipzig: Hachmeister & Thal, 1928. Ley, Willy (1906-1969). Die M?chkeit 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.First Edition of this pioneering collection of papers on the possibility of space travel, edited by Willy Ley, one of the founders of Germany'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.

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        Spanish Interiors and Furniture, Volume One

      William Helburn, Inc., NY 1928 - Volume One. Hard cover in original cloth and dust jacket. Published NY: William Helburn, Inc., 1928, second printing, July 1928. Folio, 10 1/2" x 13 3/4", unpaginated, ix+4+143 plates. Red linen cloth with gilt titles. Light trace of wear at the spine extremities and lower tips, else fine in very good plus dust jacket with slight fray at the heel and two closed tears along the top edge. Scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Edifices de Rome Moderne

      London : John Titanti, 1928. Tiranti&#39;s Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine. 6 volumes in 3 (Vol 1, 2, 3 & 4 Palais et Maisons; Vols 5 & 6 Eglises & Convents). Folio. 38 by 25 cms. 355 plates. Recently rebound as per original, i.e blue cloth with gilt titling to spine and blue paper to boards with titling to front board. A very fine set

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        1928 RAND MCNALLY COMMERCIAL ATLAS - FIFTY-NINTH EDITION

      Chicago: Rand McNally & Co., 1928. 20 3/4" x 15 1/2", 528pp, HUNDREDS of maps, including 76 double-page tipped in maps measuring 20.5" x 28", all in fine condition. The green cloth boards are very good with some shelf wear and the contents are fine and unmarked. A RARE and thoroughly detailed and fascinating historical reference of the United States on the eve of the Great Depression. Extra shipping for priority or international orders.. 59th Edition. Hard Cover. Collectible-Very Good. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

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        MY PEEK-A-BOO SHOW BOOK

      1928. 1. MOVEABLE. (VOLLAND) MY PEEK-A-BOO SHOW BOOK by Carrie Dudley. Minneapolis: Buzza, a Gordon Volland Book 1928. Large oblong 4to, cloth backed pict. bds, Very Fine IN ORIGINAL BOX (box flaps repaired). Written and illustrated by Dudley. There are 8 thick cardboard scenes with holes cut out in various places. Any one of these scenes can be placed over any one of 6 paper pages so the reader can change the text and illustrations to create a number of stories (very similar to Tom Seidmann Freud&#39;s grids on her famous toy-books). Illustrated in bright Volland style, this is a scarce and interesting book, rare in the box.

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        Le charme de Bruges *

      H.Piazza, Paris 12.5.1928. - Reliure signée (illisible) 30 x 24, plein maroquin beilge, dos à nerfs, titre, tête et filets dorés, contreplats bordés, signet, ex-libris, couvre livre demi parchemin à bandes avec titré doré, étui. Bon exemplaire, honnêtement relié, de cette évocation de la ville d'eau. Édition originale. L'un des 80 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin pur fil de Rives, après 31 Japon.

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        City of San Diego

      San Diego.: The Marston Company.. 1928.. Color poster, pictographic / pictorial map, 27 1/4 x 21 1/2 inches on sheet 29 1/2 x 23 3/4 inches. Professionally mounted on linen, minimising fold lines (where originally folded as issued), tiny area of paper loss at top right fold margin, slight separation to centre right fold edge. Tiny infill at one fold intersection. Overall very good bright condition. Jo Mora&#39;s wonderful combination of fun, historical knowledge and sense of color are highlighted in this detailed bird&#39;s eye view style map of San Diego - what there was of it, since most of the map is green (agriculture and the country) or blue for the sea. However an indication of the future is seen in a pictograph marked SUBDIVISION with a salesman expansively gesticulating to a couple with a bag marked IOWA. At sea a lookout on the ship Cabrillo exclaims "Caramba! You&#39;d never know the old place now." The border depicts historical events. At lower left are images of six buildings and fantastical beasts who are to be seen at Balboa Park. The map was published by the Marston Company in celebration of its Golden Anniversary. .

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        The Enormous Room

      London: Jonathan Cape. First. hardcover. fine. 8vo, handsomely rebound in full crimson morocco with decoratively gilt spine. London: Jonathan Cape, (1928). First Edition. A fine copy.

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        Le Retour du Tchad.

      NRF, Librairie Gallimard [1928], Paris - First edition, inscribed by Gide on the half-title to fellow author, Julien Green: "a Julien Green en temoignage de tres attentive affection, Andre Gide." This is a splendid association copy. Green, a novelist of American parentage who was born in Paris, was a member of the French Academy -- as was Gide. Green converted to Roman Catholicism in 1916 and was often described as a "Catholic novelist" -- a term he rejected. Still, his novels depict the anguish and despair that result from the conflict between man's spiritual and carnal desires. Gide's novels were banned by the Catholic Church. This title, LE RETOUR DU TCHAD, along with VOYAGE AU CONGO was severely critical of French colonization in Africa. 8vo; hansomely bound by H. Alix in 3/4 crushed chestnut brown morocco and marbled paper boards, spine with gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, t.e.g., original wrappers and backstrip bound in, text browned, else fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Bon Vivant's Companion, Or, How to Mix Drinks,

      Alfred A. KNopf, New York 1928 - 8vo. li,(3),169,(1)pp. Yellow cloth printed in Aquatone by the Edward Stern Co. Top edge stained green. Illustrated. Index. Thomas' book first appeared in 1862. This is the first edition to appear under Asbury's edit, and it was very popular, even though it appeared during Prohibition. There is a stain on the foredge of the rear board with a light stain on the foredge of the final 10 pages else this is a near fine copy. The scarce dustwrapper has light foredge stains, lacks a bit at the top edge on front and back, is rubbed, split at folds, a few closed marginal tears, and has an archival tape repair to the inside of the spine; still it gives a very good appearance. Finding this book in it dustwrapper is a rare experience. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GENDAI SHO^GYO^ BIJUTSU ZENSHU^ THE COMPLETE COMMERCIAL ARTIST 24v

      1928. Paperback. Very Good. [COMMERCIAL ART]. GENDAI SHOGYO BIJUTSU ZENSHU THE COMPLETE COMMERCIAL ARTIST 24v. Tokyo, ARS, Showa 3 [1928] 24 large slender 8vo. vols., this edition bound in decorated wrappers, the set is a bit rough externally, volume 13 is missing its front cover, all but five of the other volumes are missing their slipcases. That being said, the set is quite clean and bright internally and complete. A remarkable compendium, heavily illustrated in color and b+w, exploring the whole world of commercial art, in Japan and abroad, for the professional designer. With remarkable articles by the leading proponents of Japanese advertising and commercial art of the day. One occasionally finds odd volumes of this thematically organized work, but it is very unusual thus, complete. Essential reference to late Taisho, early Showa culture. Complete, very good.

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        THE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER (8 Volumes, Complete)

      Oxford: Shakespeare Head Press; published by Basil Blackwell, 1928-9. Limited Edition, numbered 145 of 375 on paper. Hard Cover. Quarto. Hugh Chesterman and Lynton Lamb; lettering for the title pages and headings was designed by Joscelyne Gaskin. Holland backed boards as issued with printed paper spine label; toning to the cloth and labels; additional spine label for each volume is laid in at the back of each volume (except Volume II); Volume I has some staining to the front board; light shelfwear to the extremities; some light and scattered foxing and a couple of pages that have some slight staining else contents very clean and bindings sound; slight musty smell; 4 volumes have not had their pages opened; a lovely set with colored embellishments throughout. Begun in 1904, Shakespeare Head Press took its mature shape under the design of Bernard Newdigate who joined the Press in 1920. Along with Froissart and Spenser, The Works of Chaucer is a highpoint of the Press&#151;a perfect use of Caslon type and embellished by charming hand-colored illustrations that are perfectly suited to the texts. Images available upon request. Ransom 60; Roderick Cave, The Private Press; Colin Franklin, The Private Presses.

      [Bookseller: Michael Pyron, Bookseller]
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        The Making Of The Constitution

      LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY 1928 OCTOBER, BOSTON - Inscribed by Charles Warren on front free end paper. "Inscribed for my friend Robert Lincoln O'Brien. Charles Warren. October, 1929" Previous owner's bookplate on front free end paper. Moderate shelf wear, edge wear, corners some bumps and rubs, some pages foxing, all edges some discoloration, pages browning. Rough cut on side edge. Cover board and spine darkening and soiled. Some red stains on the back cover board. DATE PUBLISHED: 1928 OCTOBER EDITION: 831 FAIR Inscribed by Charles Warren [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vol. 17 of 29 Atlases of Insurance Maps for Brooklyn. Canarsie

      Sanborn Map Company, New York 1928 - This volume includes Paerdegat and Fresh Creek Basins before artificial widening, Shore Parkway and the Long Island Railroad, and multiple pools, islets and marshes in Jamaica Bay. The Sanborn map collection consists of a uniform series of large scale maps, dating from 1867 to the present depicting the commercial, industrial, and residential sections of some twelve thousand cities and towns in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The maps were designed to assist fire insurance agents in determining the degree of hazard associated with a particular property and therefore show the size, shape and construction of dwellings, commercial buildings, and factories as well as fire walls locations of windows and doors, sprinkler systems, and types of roofs. The maps also indicate widths and names of streets, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers. They show locations of water mains, giving their dimensions, and of fire alarm boxes and hydrants. Sanborn maps are an unrivaled source of information about the structure and use of buildings in American Cities. The collection includes some fifty thousand editions of fire insurance maps comprising an estimated seven hundred thousand individual sheets. The Library of Congress holdings represent the largest extant collection of maps produced by the Sanborn Map Company. The majority of the maps were acquired by the Library through copyright deposit, but the collection was substantially enriched in 1967 when the Bureau of the Census transferred to the Library of Congress a complete set. The 1,899 loose-leaf binders were particularly noteworthy because they included later editions than those previously acquired by the Library. The Bureau of the Census set of maps had been regularly updated by printed, paste-on corrections supplied by the Sanborn Map Company, whereas the Library of Congress copies were retained in the form in which they were copyrighted. Atlas. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Massive elephant folio. Decorative calligraphic titles, indices, and key maps. Contains a set of 101 detailed maps of eastern Brooklyn and Jamaica Bay along with changes recorded on paste-on correction slips through 1974. Quarter leather binding with gilt title on front and spine. Large tear to spine of original protective canvas cover. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Texas History Movies For Young and Old

      The Southwest Press, 1928. Hard Cover. History; Movies; Cartoon strip published daily in The Dallas News in the fall of 1926 and printed each day until June 1927. Green Boards with pictorial cover. Yellowing on edges, cartoons great and all pages intact. Hinge loose and very worn edges. 217 Pages. Condition Poor.

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        Texas History Movies (cover title: Texas History "Movies" "For Young and Old" Interesting - Instructive)

      The Southwest Press, Dallas 1928 - *1st Edition* Rare. Clean, square, solid. The 1928 Southwest Press large format hardback bound in green cloth with the movie house inset of red, white & blue. The full-length version: 217 pp of Texas history. All pages present. No internal marks. A young inscription by previous owner (Dallas, Christmas 1931) to the ffep (first blank page.) Coloring-in of the word "Texas" to front cover. A really rather pleasant and bright interior with very light foxing to some margins and foxing to the preliminaries. Exterior has excellent color, some dings, some scuffs, some edgewear, some fraying; little bit of loss to the cloth at the corners with 98% of the original cloth present. Binding sound with an old cloth tape repair to the front pastedown. No smells, no critters. All in all, a solid copy of an important book. I ship daily. Out to you w/tracking or insurance. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER

      Fine.. A musical quotation of a few bars of his most famous march, written out in Souza&#39;s hand, signed in full & dated 1928 by him on the Sousa 8.5"x5.5" office letterhead, on which Sousa is designated as "Conductor". Arguably his most famous march, as well as one of the best-known of all American marches.

      [Bookseller: Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC]
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        A Book of Monotype Ornaments : Printers Ornaments

      Lanston Monotype Corporation, 1928. Brown boards. with beautiful gilt decoration. 114pp Printed Ornaments applied to the composition of decorative boarders, panels and patterns. Lovely copy. Black slip-case, a super copy. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: GOLDSWORTH BOOKS & PRINTS LTD]
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        PRINTERS ORNAMENTS. Applied to the Composition of Decorative Borders, Panels and PatternS

      Lanston Monotype Corp. Ltd. London 1928. FIRST EDITION. 4to. ( 11.5 x 8.9 inches). Illustrated with mono printed examples of ornamental borders and panels on both sets of endpapers and from pages 5 to 67. These are followed by 19 pages of various coloured paper which have been printed with colour pattern. A beautiful book in fine condition in the publishers red cloth with gilt lettering and decorations to the spine and front board. In an early, possibly original, plain glassine wrapper which is a bit torn and creased but has done its job of protecting the book.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Enthronement of the one hundred twenty-four Emperor of Japan *

      The Japan Advertiser/B.W. Fleischer, Tokyo 11.1928. - Cousu à la chinoise 44 x 31, plats de cartons recouverts de soie illustrée d'un motif multicolore titré or. Début de fissure à une charnière en pied et coins frottés, accident en bord du premier plat. Imposant ouvrage commémoratif, en bel état hormis les quelques défauts signalés.L'ample composition polychrome, à pleine page, couronne le tout.

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        ANGELS AND EARTHLY CREATURES A SEQUENCE OF SONNETS

      Henley-on-Thames: The Borough Press, 1928.. Printed stiff boards, in decorated wrapper. Minor offsetting from the wrappers to the prelims, otherwise fine in lightly worn decorative paper wrapper (which has a one inch tear at the top of the spine fold). First edition. One of a total edition of fifty-one copies for private distribution. This is copy #10, and is both signed by Wylie, and inscribed by her: "For Thornton with love from Elinor Christmas 1928." The recipient was, of course, Thornton Wilder, close friend of Wylie and Benet. Wylie intended to sign and number all fifty-one copies, but she died of a stroke on 16 December, while on a Christmas visit to New York, before more than a few copies were signed and numbered. BAL describes one of the copies at Yale inscribed by Wylie to her husband (there is another such inscribed &#39;family&#39; copy at Yale as well), and we know of one other inscribed copy (#16, inscribed to the Colums). We have handled at least four unsigned, unnumbered copies, and the Goodwin copy (I:291) appears not to have been signed as well. The OCLC has thirteen locations (including Yale), and presumably more than a few of these are unsigned and unnumbered, including two there recorded which correspond to unsigned copies we sold. The text of these nineteen sonnets varies from that printed in the larger collection issued under the cover title the following year. Next to INCIDENTAL NUMBERS, the author&#39;s least common book, and when signed and numbered, a marketplace rarity to conjure with among the cognoscenti. BAL 23520.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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