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        Law of Success, The: In Sixteen Lessons (8 Volume Set)

      Ralston University Press, 1928-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Meriden, CT: The Ralston University Press, 1928. 8 Vols. First Edition, First Printing, complete eight volume set, with each volume containing two lessons. First issue dark blue/black cloth binding. Laid in is an original Law of Success questionnaire, as well as an official Napoleon Hill Foundation bookplate, which has been signed by Napoleon Hill with the dedication space left blank. The books range from Good to Very Good condition, with some light signs of age. The finish is a bit flaky, slightly dusty, and a few volumes show some light loss and wear, mainly on the spines. Rubbing to stamping on front boards and spines. Clean pages, sound binding. Offsetting to endpapers. Front free end papers show light evidence of erased pencil. The text also occasionally shows light evidence of erased pencil markings, and may contain a few light pencil marks although seems completely clean. The pages are lightly age toned, and there is a one inch tear to the first page of lesson thirteen. A very attractive set, extremely scarce and very well preserved.

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        IL ETAIT UNE PETITE PIE (There was a Little Magpie)

      Paris, Edition Jeanne Bucher., 1928. MIRO, JOAN (1893-1983). HIRTZ, LISE. IL ETAIT UNE PETITE PIE (THERE WAS ONCE A SMALL MAGPIE) Drawings in color by Joan Miro. A folio of 8pp. of pochoir prints. Enclosed in the ORIGINAL LINEN FOLIO in pearl grey background, with black and green letters and lined with black paper. 11 5/8 x 10 5/8 x 5/8. RARE. Enclosed in a black linen contemporary clam shell box. Her first publication was as Lisa Hirtz: Il était une petite pie [There was a little magpie] (with 8 pochoirs by Joan Miró) in 1928. She was the editor of Le Phare de Neuilly, which frequently published articles relating to surrealism. Miro created one of the most imaginative books for children and far beyond its time. Joan Miro was studying art in Barcelona.He moved to Paris in 1919, he was introduced to a surrealists group in 1924 by his neighbor Andre Masson, who shared his studio. He found among these artists the inspiration necessary for his work. But it was his humor that dominated his creations, especially the black humor of the surrealists. In August 1927 Paul Eluard sent Miro the poems of Lisa Hirtz (born Ann - Marie Meyer), a friend of Breton. She was married to Paul Deharme (1898-1934), one of the pioneers of Radio France. Her first publication was as Lisa Hirtz: Il était une petite pie [There was a little magpie] (with 8 pochoirs by Joan Miró) in 1928. She was the editor of Le Phare de Neuilly, which frequently published articles relating to surrealism. In October 1927 Miro completed the gouaches, a part of which would be executed for the 8 plates of this book. Jeanne Bucher (1872-1946) completed the book in 1928. The artistic involvement of the editor was an integral part of the work of preserving the creation of the avant-garde. Lisa Hirtz published Une Petite Pie in Pierre Chareau's gallery, where she had opened her bookstore in 1925. Her interest in children's books was inspired by her grandson, Pierre. Eight gouaches were executed for the colored in plates which were created by Saudet. Edition is limited to 300 copies. Printed on Arches. Signed and dedicated by Lise Hirtz to Jane de Margerie. Jean Bucher, (Un Galerie d'avant garde (1925-1946) Skira 1994. Eluard and his Painter Friends. Sante George Pompideau, 1992

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        Svenska lantmäteriet 1628-1928. I-III.

      Historisk skildring. Utgiven av Sällskapet för utgivande av Lantmäteriets Historia. Stockholm 1928. Del I-II Text. Del III Kartreproduktioner. VIII,(1),629;(6),614;7 s. + 41 kartor med en sida text till varje. Halvfranskaband, övre guldsnitt på textvolymerna. Något fläckade ryggar. (P.A. Norstedt & söners Bokbinderi, Stockholm). 29,5 x 22 cm.. Nr 67 av 160 numrerade exemplar

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        Decline and Fall. An illustrated novelette.

      London, Chapman and Hall Ltd., 1928 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, inner dentelles, black endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. With black and white illustrations by the author. First Edition, First Impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      New York: Random House, 1928. No. 62 of 95 copies of this first Random House offering, with hand-colored illustrations, signed by Kent. Patterned cloth with russet leather spine with four raised bands and title in gilt. Gilt top edge. Small smear of what appears to be tan watercolor paint on front free endpaper. Very faintest trace of wear to spine ends (nearly invisible). Beautiful copy, in nice slipcase with "62" written very small on spine, and light wear to corners.. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Illus. by Rockwell Kent. About 11 By 8 Inches.

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        Considérations sur la gravure originale

      Bruxelles: La Gravure Originale Belge, 1928. Livre. Illus. by Jean-Emile Laboureur. Très bon. Couverture souple. Ed. originale. Bruxelles, La Gravure Originale Belge, 1928. 25,5 x 29,5 cm, in-4 oblong à l'italienne, 19 pp. - gravure à l'eau-forte de Laboureur en frontispice (encartée) - 1 burin hors texte et un autre en cul-de-lampe par Emile-H. Tielemans, broché, couverture beige rempliée et imprimée. Edition originale rare de ce texte de J.-E. Laboureur sur son art. Tirage à 115 exemplaires, tous sur Arches, dont 15 HC (n° 36). Deux petites taches en tête de la couverture, sinon parfait. (MONOD, 6621 ; inconnu de Sylvain Laboureur).

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        The Dreadful Dragon of Hay Hill.

      London, William Heinemann Ltd., 1928 - Octavo. Original red cloth-backed grey boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Fore edge spotted, partial browning to the endpapers but an excellent copy in the tanned and lightly rubbed dust jacket. Frontispiece by Beerbohm. With the bookplate of Katherine (Katie) Lewis to the front pastedown. First Edition, First Impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the half title page, "For dearest Lady Lewis and dearest Katie Max 1928". Lady Lewis (1845–1931) was the second wife of the society lawyer Sir George Lewis. She created a salon of painters, writers, politicians, and lawyers. Her daughter Katie was a subject and great favourite of Burne-Jones and treated by him as a surrogate daughter of his own. Katie settled in the Cotswolds, where Max Beerbohm was part of her circle, along with Osbert Sitwell, Rex Whistler, Rupert Hart-Davis, Margot Asquith and the great unrequited love of her life, Bernard Berenson. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        C.F. Ramuz *

      Sans nom ni lieu (1928). - Affichette 22 x 31, impression noire sur papier jaune oeuf, pli central légèrement marqué. Publicité imprimée pour l'obtention par l'auteur du prix Gottfried Keller 1928, rédigée en langue allemande et ymagée d'un (austère) portrait de l'auteur gravé sur bois par (Maximillien) Vox, destinée aux lecteurs des librairies d'outre-röstis et recensant quatre titres qui y furent publiés. L'imagerie provient du recueil collectif "Pour ou contre Ramuz", paru en 1926 en numéro spécial consacré à l'auteur dans les Cahiers de la Quinzaine; le dit portrait y figure, en format à peine supérieur, en frontispice.Quant à d'autres représentations du visage de l'auteur, photographiques, gravées ou dessinées, suffit de demander.

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        Framyard Cottage from Scenes of the French Countryside

      1928. Stone lithograph on Rives wove paper. Sheet size: 30 x 40 cm. Soft crease to the margin of the lower right corner hidden by the mount. 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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        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. Partial toning to rear pastedown. A bright, fresh copy in the jacket that is very lightly rubbed at the extremities with faintly toned spine panel and a small, faint spot of dampstain to the edge of the upper panel. First edition, first impression. A lovely copy, rare in such excellent condition.

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        The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.,, 1928. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Quarto. Original brown calf, titles and decorations to spine and front board gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. Housed in a blue slipcase. 8 colour plates and black and white illustrations throughout. An excellent copy. First Edition in publisher's deluxe binding.

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        OEdipe-roi, suivi de Roméo et Juliette.

      - Paris, Librairie Plon, 1928. In-8, broché, couverture bleue imprimée, 3 dessins par Cocteau (petits manques à la couverture). Edition en partie originale, UN DES 12 exemplaires sur Lafuma hors-commerce, agrémenté d'un bel ENVOI autographe signé de Cocteau à son ami le comte Etienne de BEAUMONT et à son épouse, à qui il offre "de tout [son] coeur, ce tirage moins indigne de [leur] amitié". * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Langue : Français

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      Stanford Dingley: The Mill House Press,. 1928. original tan linen with orange linen shelf back, spine panel lettered in gold, all edges untrimmed.. Binding just a bit bowed, a near fine copy without dust jacket as. issued. (#77282). First edition. Limited to 157 copies of which this is one of 150 unsigned numbered copies with title page printed in black. "Ironic horror, set at Eton ... Told with grisly humor, poking fun at aspects of public school life." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 916. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 289. Currey, p. [261].

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      1928. 2. (POGANY,WILLY)illus. WILLY POGANY'S MOTHER GOOSE. NY: Nelson (1928). 4to (7 1/4 x 9 1/4"), blue cloth, elaborate gilt pictorial cover and spine, top edge gilt, FINE IN ORIGINAL COLOR PICTORIAL WRAPPER! (wrapper VG+ very slightly frayed). 1st edition, 1st issue (with mis-spelling of "lalch" for "latch" in "Crosspatch" verse) of one of the most lively and colorful versions of Mother Goose. Artfully designed and illustrated with many full page color illustrations. There are also black and whites or color illustrations on each page of text, with words arranged around and through the pictures. The dust wrapper design is not repeated in the text and is also a Deco masterpiece. Really the ultimate art deco children's book, quite difficult to find in such nice condition in the dw.

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        INICIAL (1928-1929).

      - 1ª edición. 8º mayor (22 cm.) 72 p. Encuadernado en rústica. Buen estado, pequeños desperféctos en tapas. Lugar: Valladolid, Editorial: Colección Meseta, Año: 1929 Otros datos: Materia: Generacion del 27., Edición: 1 Edición

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        Transmission of Information

      New York: American Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1928. First Edition. Wrappers. Very Good. 375-637 pages. Errata slip bound in before first page. Minor browning to the wrappers and wear to the extremities. Original blue printed wrappers, entire issue offered. Scarce thus. 'In the first paragraph of his 1948 paper on "A mathematical theory of communication" ...Claude Shannon acknowledged his debt to two earlier works. The first was Nyquist's "Certain factors affecting telegraph speed" published in 1924, ... and the second was Hartley's "Transmission of Information". Hartley, a research engineer at Bell Laboratories, wanted to establish a quantitative measure to compare the capacities of various types of communications systems - telephone, television, etc.-to transmit information.' (Origins of Cyberspace 316). In Bell System Technical Journal 7, pages 535-63.

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        Behind That Curtain. (A Charlie Chan Mystery.)

      Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company. 1928., 1928. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. 8vo., pp. 337. Publisher's yellow cloth, moderate general wear, light soiling, corner bumped. Contemporary owner's inscription, otherwise very clean internally. Very Good indeed. In bright VG+ dustwrapper, lightly creased with small loss to top edge and a few minor closed tears. A Charlie Chan Mystery. Howard Haycraft; Murder For Pleasure. Eric Quayle; Detective Fiction

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        "Über die Streuung von Strahlung durch freie Elektronen nach der neuen relativistischen Quantendynamik von Dirac" in Zeitschrift für Physik Vol. 52, 1929, pp. 853-868. With: Gamow, George. "Zur Quantentheorie des Atomkerns" in Zeitschrift für Physik, Vol. 51, 1928, pp. 204-212. von Laue, Max. "Notiz sur Quantentheorie des Atomkerns”" in Zeitschrift für Physik Vol. 52, 1929, pp. 726-734.

      First edition of the Klein-Nishina formula, one of the first results obtained from the study of quantum electrodynamics. Consideration of relativistic and quantum mechanical effects allowed development of an accurate equation for the scattering of radiation from a target electron. The Klein–Nishina formula gives the differential cross section of photons scattered from a single free electron in lowest order of quantum electrodynamics. Volume 51, included here, contains the first application of quantum mechanics to the inner workings of the atom, and as such, the first successful explanation of the behavior of radioactive elements using quantum theory. “In 1928, Gamow described the theory of the alpha decay of a nucleus via tunneling -- the first successful explanation of the behavior of radioactive elements using quantum theory. According to classical physics, it takes an enormous amount of energy to pull apart the nucleus of an atom, and particles are confined to the nucleus because of the high energy requirement to escape the very strong potential. In quantum mechanics, however, there is a finite probability that the particle can “tunnel” through the potential and escape (alpha decay), as Gamow demonstrated from first principles through a relationship between the half-life of the particle and the energy of the emission” ( “The powerful but short-range force that holds the nucleus together defines a potential barrier, a hill of energy that the alpha particle has to either get over or go through. The alpha is therefore like a marble in a dog dish. Classically, if the alpha does not have enough energy to roll out of the dish, it will stay there forever. From the viewpoint of wave mechanics, the reason that a marble cannot roll out of a dog bowl is just that its wave function does not have a tail that extends outside the bowl, and this is because the de Broglie wavelength of an ordinary marble is much smaller than the marble itself. Gamow showed (by means of skillful approximation) that the tail of the alpha’s wave packet extends outside the nucleus, so that there is a probability for the alpha to tunnel through the barrier. He thus defined the phenomenon of barrier penetration, which was soon found to occur in many quantum mechanical contexts. It is another example of quantum mechanics allowing something to happen that would be impossible classically (Peacock, The Quantum Revolution, 108). Max von Laue’s paper in the second volume (52) provides a few mathematical corrections to Gamow’s calculations. CONDITION & DETAILS: Three papers in two complete volumes. Zeitschrift für Physik Volumes 51 and 52. 8vo. Bound in black cloth over marbled paper boards; library labels removed with very slight ghosting visible. Minor rubbing at the edges of each volume; small loss of paper to the front board of 51; one loose page in 52. Handsomely, tightly and solidly bound. Near pristine throughout the interior.

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        "The Happy Warrior, Alfred E. Smith : a Study of a Public Servant / by Franklin D. Roosevelt"

      "Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928 (Cambridge : The Riverside Press) " "Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928 (Cambridge : The Riverside Press) ", 1928. 1st Edition. "Subjects: Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944. Presidential candidates--United States. Notes: ""Presentation address nominating Governor Smith at the Democratic National Convention in Houston, June 1928""--P. [25] to end. Of Roosevelt's first book. " "Fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans etc. On request. "

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      Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York 1928 - Price intact Price, Net, $2.50" "October 11th" Article from New York American 11/11/1928 "Will limit all printing to 1000 copies." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Gangs of New York

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. 382 pp. Illustrated. First edition, first printing. (Dated 1928 on title page. No additional printings indicated on copyright page.) Near fine hardcover in Good original jacket that presents better than that. Clean pages. Light wear at edges, bumping to corners, else fine. Jacket is unusually nice-looking but a foolish former owner put clear masking tape all over the verso and slightly trimmed the front flap. The tape is visible only at the tips and the jacket is impressive otherwise-- no fading to spine panel, just a bit of light chipping and rubbing at edges and a few light nicks, price intact ($4.00). Scarce thus.True crime author Herbert Asbury's most famous work, which was the basis of Martin Scorsese's 2002 film starring Leonard DiCaprio and Daniel Day-Lewis. An enjoyable read that's held up well over the years.

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        Le boy de sa majesté.

      René Kieffer 1928 - - René Kieffer, Paris _1928, 20,5x26,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 200 exemplaires numérotés sur Madagascar, le nôtre non justifié car hors commerce, seul tirage avec 10 Japon. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur. Ouvrage illustré de 7 bois gravés originaux de Frans Masereel. Deux petits manques sans gravité en tête et en pied du dos, légères piqûres sur les gardes. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 748 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Hafriyat al-Fustat (Majmu`at al-manazir al-futughrafiyah). Fouilles dal Foustât (Album de photographies).

      Cairo, Mathaf al-Fann al-Islami, 1928. - Folio (280 x 382 mm). (2), 5, (1) pp., 32 photographic plates. Original green half cloth with printed covers. First Arabic edition. Atlas of plates intended to accompany Aly Bahgat's 1928 Arabic translation of the original French edition of his "Fouilles dal Foustât" (Paris, 1921). The city of Fustat, the first capital of Egypt under Arab rule, reached its peak in the 12th century, with a population of approximately 200,000. It was the center of administrative power in Egypt until it was ordered burned in 1168 by its own vizier, Shawar, to keep its wealth out of the hands of the invading Crusaders. The remains of the city were eventually absorbed by nearby Cairo. Today, Fustat is part of Old Cairo, with few buildings remaining from its days as capital, though there have been many archaeological digs which have taken advantage of the wealth of buried material in the area. Many ancient items recovered from the site are on display in Cairo's Museum of Islamic Art. - Table of contents and captions in Arabic and French. At head of title: Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyah / Musée de l'Art Arabe. - Corners insignificantly bumped; altogether well-preserved. OCLC 28312546. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fuite en Égypte *

      1928. 1928 - Lithographie originale rehaussée d'aquarelle 19 x 26, signée en bas à droite sous le monogramme imprimé dans la plaque, tirée à 25 exemplaires, sous cadre à baguette dorée moulue 34 x 40. Un motif classique chez l'artiste, toujours d'une rare délicatesse, encore plus particulièrement ici grâce aux rehauts de couleur. Au verso de la nôtre une mention en attribue sa provenance au professeur Delille, à qui Barraud l'aurait offerte.On ignore combien il en fut coloré, en ayant croisé une seconde chez un amateur exigeant.[Cailler & Darel 158]

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        The Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come-

      London: Cresset Press, Printed by Bernard Newdigate at the Shakespeare Head Press, 1928. (CRESSET PRESS) Copy VIII of 10 sets on Roman vellum (from the complete edition of 205 copies). 3 vols., 4to 14 x 9-3/4 inches (36.5 x 24.5 cm). 10 full-page engravings by Blair Hughes-Stanton and Gertrude Hermes. Bound in full polished burnt orange niger morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, bindings with metal fore-edge clasps, a.e.g. Small institutional bookplate (the memorial book label of the James A. H. Bell fund), very minor wear to the porfolio. Housed with the portfolio containing the extra signed suite in a felt-lined folding box with a fold-down lid . The portfolio contains an extra suite of the engravings signed on Japanese tissue in passe-partout mounts. A splendid copy of one of the finest of all editions of the Pilgrim's Progress, illustrated by the husband-and-wife team of Blair Hughes-Stanton and Gertrude Hermes

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        Index Testaceologicus; Or A Catalogue Of shells, British And Foreign, Arranged According to The Linnean System; With the Latin And English Names, References To Authors, And Places Where Found

      London: W. Wood, 1928. Second edition Corrected and Revised. Hardcover. Early 20th century half brown calf with red leather spine label, marbled boards and matching edges. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 212, 57 pages. 22 x 14 cm. Thirty eight hand-colored plates representing 2300 figures, and Supplement with eight hand-colored plates showing 480 figures. Alphabetical Index. References From Lamarck's "Animaux Sans Vertebres," adapted to the Figures In the "Index Testaceologicus," located in the Supplement. Three pages of adverts at rear. Other than some minor offsetting to text opposite plates, fresh copy with plates particularly bright.

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        La Floride Francaise. Scenes de la Vie Indienne. Peintes en 1564.

      Paris Editions Nationales 1928 - 2 Vol. Folio 32 x 22,5 cm. VII, 139 P., 42 Plates. Illustr. Original Kartonage with transparent film (slightly ripped and used). Jacques le Moyne de Morgues (c. 1533-1588) was a French artist and member of Jean Ribault`s expedition to the New World. His depictions of Native American, colonial life and plants are of extraordinary historical importance. Until well into the 20th century, knowledge of Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues was extremely limited, and largely confined to the footnotes of inaccessible ethnographic bibliographies, where he figures as the writer and illustrator of a short history of Laudonniere`s attempt in 1564-5 to establish a Huguenot settlement in Florida. In 1922, however, Spencer Savage, librarian of the Linnean Society, made a discovery that opened the way to the subsequent definition of Le Moyne as an artistic personality; he recognized that a group of fifty-nine watercolors of plants contained in a small volume, purchased by the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1856 solely for its fine sixteenth-century French binding, were in fact by Le Moyne. Savage`s publications relating to this discovery prepared the way for subsequent attribution to the artist of other important groups of drawings and watercolors, which form the core of his known oeuvre.; Le Moyne was born about 1533, in Morgues, some 7 miles east of Chateaudun, in the Loire Valley, France. The first thirty years of his life are undocumented, but it seems reasonable to suppose that he trained as an artist in his native town, which was at the time a notable center both for cartography and for illumination. Le Moyne probably worked at the court of King Charles IX of France, although there is no documentary record to that effect, nor are there any surviving works by the artist dating from before his departure for Florida in 1564. Le Moyne accompanied the French expedition of Jean Ribault and Rene Laudonniere in an ill-fated attempt to colonize northern Florida. They arrived at the St. Johns River in 1564, and soon founded Fort Caroline near present-day Jacksonville. Painting in the Calvinist style, he is mostly known for hist artistic depictions of the landscape, flora, fauna, and, most importantly, the inhabitants of the New World. His drawings of the cultures commonly referred to as the Timucua (known through theri reproduction by the Dutch publisher Theodor de Bry) are largely regarded as some of the most accessible data about the cultures of the Southeastern Coastal United States; however, many of these depictions and maps are currently being questioned by historians and archaeologists as to their authenticty. During this expedition he became known as a cartographer and an illustrator as he painted landscapes and reliefs of the land they crossed. Ribault explored the mouth of the St. Johns River in Florida and erected a stone monument there before leading the party north and establishing a settlement on Parris Island, South Carolina. He then sailed back to France for supplies while Laudonniere took charge of the colony. Finding conditions unfavorable on Parris Island Laudonniere and the others eventually moved back to Florida where they founded Fort Caroline on the St. Johns Bluff in what is now Jacksonville. Many of the DeBry engravings depict the French fort and the local Saturiwa tribe, the Timucua group who lived at the mouth of the St. Johns in the area of Fort Caroline. Laudonniere`s expedition, though resulting in the production of the fascinating Le Moyne/de Bry publication and an important map of the coastal regions of Florida, was ultimately a disaster; the good relations initially established with the Indian tribes inhabiting the territories around the settlement site at St. Johns soon soured, in addition to wchich various members of the French party became disaffected, and revolted against their leaders. The final coup de grace came a year later, when a Spanish force from the Spanish colony of St. Augustine thirty miles to the south, atta

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        Lady Chatterley's Lover

      Privately Printed in Florence, Italy 1928 - LIMITED EDITION of 1000 copies privately printed in Florence. This numbered copy is SIGNED by D.H. Lawrence. The book is in wonderful shape. The binding is tight with NO cocks or leans. The boards are clean with slight wear to the spine. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy SIGNED by the author. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase to protect the book. We buy Lawrence First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gospel of the Goat, Thirty Lithographs [signed]

      Pascal Covivi Chicago: Pascal Covivi, 1928. First lithograph signed by King in pencil, most likely a presentation copy inscribed by the artist to artist Oscar Strobel signed with a "?"Limited edition of only 100 numbered copies, this copy not numbered (out of series) 33 magnificent black & white lithographs each measuring 11" x 14", printed tissue guards, bound in gray paper covered boards backed in black morocco, paper label printed in black to upper board, spine plain, wear to corners, spine ends chipped, internally clean without foxing. Very scarce.. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Folio.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB ]
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        Original vintage portrait photograph of Asta Nielsen.

      Measuring 28 x 22 cm (height x width). Apart from two small scratches besides her head, in a fine condition. In a contemporary frame.. Inscribed by Asta Nielsen: ' Til Anna Larsen / som fandt det Liv vi alle söger / Asta Nielsen / Berlin 1928' [Anna Larsen, who found the life we all are seeking].** A fine portrait photo of the great Danish silent film actress Die Asta, who became an international star with her highly erotic acting style. She made Berlin her professional, and the photograph is taken at the height of her career. The inscription is to the Danish actress Anna Larssen (Bjørner)

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        All Kneeling, by Anne Parrish

      New York, London, Harper & Brothers 1928 - Description: 5 p. L. , 322, [2] p. 20 cm. Subjects: Parrish, Anne 1888-1957., Paul Venck designed dw. Near fine cloth copy in a good if slightly edge-nicked and lightly dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. 1 Kg. 322 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        "All Kneeling, by Anne Parrish"

      "New York, London, Harper & Brothers" "New York, London, Harper & Brothers", 1928. Stated 1st Edition. "Description: 5 p. L. , 322, [2] p. 20 cm. Subjects: Parrish, Anne 1888-1957., Paul Venck designed dw." "Near fine cloth copy in a good if slightly edge-nicked and lightly dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. "

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        All Kneeling, by Anne Parrish

      New York, London, Harper & Brothers 1928 - Description: 5 p. L. , 322, [2] p. 20 cm. Subjects: Parrish, Anne 1888-1957., Paul Venck designed dw. Near fine cloth copy in a good if slightly edge-nicked and lightly dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. 1 Kg. 322 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Lost Spirituals. With Thirty-Six Illustrations by Kenneth K. Pointer. And Forty-One Plates of Musical Composition as Composed by Negroes and Set Down in Music by the Author.

      New York: Walter Neale, 1928 - Tall quarto. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board in brown, paste-on to upper board. Boards spotted and faded, small piece of jacket adhered to upper board, endpapers partially tanned, contents toned. A very good copy in the rubbed, chipped, and spotted jacket with some short closed tears. Frontispiece, illustrations and musical notation throughout the text. First edition, first printing. Rare in the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Charles Cotton and his River

      Manchester Sherratt & Hughes 1928. VG : in very good condition with chipped and torn dust jacket. Minor yellowing to pages 1st edition Green hardback cloth cover with gilt lettering 279mm x 213mm (11" x 8"). ix, 191pp. 13 full-page plates and 5 pairs of mounted chapter head/tail-pieces. The Beresford Vale. Cotton wrote part II of Izaac Walton's 'Compleat Angler' (5th edition, 1676) and was born at his father's estate of Beresford, Staffordshire, England. His father was a warm friend of Ben Jonson, Selden, Donne and other illustrious men. As a boy, Cotton travelled in Europe and, in 1656, married Isabella, half-sister of the regicide John Hutchinson. Though a sincere loyalist, he seems to have lived securely enough under Oliver Cromwell's Commonwealth. He inherited his father's estates on the latter's death in 1658, although unprosperous lawsuits led to their gradual decline. In 1653, Izaac Walton published the 'Compleat Angler', one of the most successful English language books ever - reprinted 300 times! Walton and Cotton were close friends and addressed each other as Father and Son. In 1674, Cotton finished his Fishing-House at Beresford, complete with his and Walton's initials entwined in cipher over its entrance. Walton recorded his visit there in the second edition of his book. Around that time, with Walton's approval, Cotton agreed to write some "particular Directions for the taking of a Trout". Thus, in 1676, appeared 'How to angle for a Trout or Grayling in a clear stream' as part II of the fifth edition of the 'Compleat Angler'.This illustrated book is a commentary on Cotton's life, his poetry and - above all - his delightful angling treatise. Best of all, it evokes that wonderful rolling countryside in the valley of the River Dove (where Stuart, the co-owner of the shop grew up!).

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Il bottaio. Manuale pratico per la fabbricazione (a mano e meccanica), depurazione, conservazione, misurazione delle botti e dei barili. Seconda edizione riveduta ed ampliata da F.A. Sannino con un prontuario per la cuba

      Subject: (Manuali Hoepli). Milano, Hoepli, 1928, 16mo leg. orig. bella cop. ill. pp. 246 con 121 fig. n.t.

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        Crittografia. Le scritture segrete.

      Subject: (Manuali Hoepli). Milano, Hoepli, 1928, 16mo cartonato editoriale con copertina illustrata, tagli rossi, pp. VII-154 con 8 figure e numerose tabelle n.t. Prima edizione, rara. (Hard Cover)

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Drums. With Pictures by N.C. Wyeth

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928., 39. First Illustrated Edition by N.C. Wyeth. 4to. Superb in publisher's black cloth with titled illustration pasted down to upper, bright gilt titles to spine, pictorial end papers, ownership; in its near fine pictorial dust wrapper slightly frayed to the head of spine, a small nick to top and a couple of scratches to the illustration. With 14 illustrations in colour and several line drawings. An unusually clean and sharp copy.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Orlando. A Biography

      London: The Hogarth Press,, 1928. Octavo. Original rough-grain advance issue brownish-orange cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Spine slightly rolled, spotting to edges of text block, light partial toning to free endpapers. A very good copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with a few short closed tears. First edition, first impression, in the advance issue rough-grain cloth.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        La citt? fascista. Il governo fisico degli abitati secondo alcuni nuovi principii di politica edilizia.

      Subject: (Fascismo). Grosseto, Ediz. Maremma, 1928, 16mo br. pp. 180, con una xilogreafia di Bruno Bramanti in antiporta. Buono stato di conservazione con alcune lievi sottolineature a matita. Prima edizione. Assolutamente non comune e raro.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Great Shorts Stories of Detection, Mystery, and Horror. Series One, Two, and Three

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1928, 1931, 1934., 1928. 3 volumes; complete. First Editions thus. Beautifully bound in recent black half calf with gilt titles to spines, marbled boards, top edges tinted. A wonderful collection of stories from the masters of their genre, collected in 3 attractively bound books held in a protective black cloth slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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