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        Peronnik the Fool

      Chapelle-Reanville, Eure: Hours Press, 1928. One of 200 copies numbered [#189] and signed by the author, bound in blue cloth with gilt decorations. First of the revised edition, the second publication from Hours Press, and the first for sale. This copy bears the ownership signature of Lady Maud (Emerald) Cunard, who was Nancy Cunard's mother. With a slip of paper laid in signed in in "Lady Emerald Cunard, 7 Grovsenor Sq. W1". There are also corrections to the text throughout, mostly to the margins, many changing punctuation, but some changing words, in one place inserting five words. Some light shelfwear to the cloth and some slight browning to the spine, otherwise fine.. Signed by Author. Limited Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo.

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      San Francisco: Random House // Grabhorn Press, 1928. Limited Edition, one of 150 copies. Quarter Leather. Very Good+ binding. Valenti Angelo. Folio. Bound in quarter brown Niger with Philippine mahogany boards by William Wheeler; spine titled in blind; type designed by Rudolph Koch and set by Robert Grabhorn and John Gannon, presswork by Edwin Grabhorn; initials are hand-painted by Angelo in red, blue and gold; a beautiful copy in Very Good slipcase; considered one of the high points of the Grabhorn Press. Very Good+ binding.

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      Chelsea: Printed [at the Ashendene Press] by St. John and Cicely Hornby for their friends, Christmas, 1928. ONE OF APPROXIMATELY 220 COPIES. Softcover. 279 x 191 mm (11 x 7 1/2"). [8] leaves. ONE OF APPROXIMATELY 220 COPIES. Original blue printed paper wrappers. With printer's device in colophon, two fine large initials in red, and a full-page woodcut by Noel Rooke of the Madonna and Child. Printed in Ptolemy type. Hornby, p. 104. Faint creases to tips of lower fore-edge corners of wrapper, but a very fine copy, clean, fresh, and bright. Printed by the Hornbys on French hand-made paper "to carry to our friends far and near our heartiest good wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year," this charming booklet contains one of Milton's earliest poems in English, written when the 21-year-old was working on his M. A. at Cambridge. DNB tells us that "Early on Christmas day 1629 Milton completed ‘On the Morning of Christ's Nativity';; shortly thereafter he sent a copy of the poem to Diodati, describing it in his accompanying Latin verse letter (later Elegia sexta) as a birthday gift to Christ, composed by the first light of dawn." The lovely engraving of the Madonna and Child is the work of artist and teacher Noel Rooke (1881-1953). According to DNB, Rooke "inspired Eric Gill to start engraving, and between them these two fostered the revival of wood-engraving in Britain. Together they helped reinstate the ‘white line'; technique that Thomas Bewick and William Blake had developed some hundred years earlier.

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      Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1928. ONE OF APPROXIMATELY 250 COPIES "Printed by the father of the Bridegroom.. Softcover. Owned by Arts and Crafts Furniture Designer Sir Ambrose Heal. 222 x 159 mm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4"). [6] leaves. ONE OF APPROXIMATELY 250 COPIES "Printed by the father of the Bridegroom.". Original printed blue wrappers, untrimmed edges. Printer's device in colophon. Printed in red and black in Ptolemy type. A printed note laid in at front "From C. H. St. John Hornby, Shelley House, Chelsea Embankment, London, S.W. 3." The pamphlet contained in a (slightly soiled and discolored) stamped envelope addressed to Ambrose Heal of Beaconsfield. Hornby, pp. 99 and 104; Franklin, p. 165. A nearly mint copy. Founded by Charles Harry St. John Hornby (1867-1946), the Ashendene Press issued 40 books, plus additional minor pieces, from 1895-1935. Less elaborate in appearance and design than William Morris' Kelmscott volumes, but more ornamental than the editions from Cobden-Sanderson's Doves Press, the Ashendene volumes--particularly the grand products of the press--have long been considered, as a group, the most satisfying books to come out of the English Arts and Crafts Movement. This and the next item represent ephemeral pieces issued by Ashendene, smaller-scale productions that often have a strong personal element but that always reflect precise and attractive presswork. Just as the young Hornby had printed the hymns and prayers for his own wedding service in 1898, so he did again for his eldest son Michael's marriage in 1928. Hornby says that there was no record kept of the exact number of copies printed of "Hymns and Prayers," although he suspects that there were about 250. He also suggests that, unlike almost every other Ashendene book, most copies of this one were lost, after wedding guests discarded them. Our copy of this fragile piece is unusually fine: it was evidently sent by Hornby to a friend who was unable to attend the service, and it has been safely housed in the envelope in which it was mailed for the past 80 years. Furniture designer Sir Ambrose Heal (1872-1959) wanted to bring an Arts and Crafts sensibility to high street shops. When he took over his family's furniture company, he began making and selling plain oak furniture in that style, and became an advocate for well designed household goods that would be accessible to a wider public. Like Heal, Horny was engaged in trade--as a director of W. H. Smith Books--as well as in arts and crafts pursuits. In whatever other ways Hornby and Heal were acquainted, the two served together on the Design & Industries Association Council, which was formed by Heal and Harry Peach in 1915, their stated aim "to improve the quality and fitness of goods on sale to the general public." It is not clear how close the two were: the envelope address in Hornby's hand is incorrect, sending to Heal at Baynard's(?) (not Baylin's) Farm in Beaconsfield. This item is rarely seen in the marketplace: ABPC last records no copy at auction (at least as a single lot) for the last 18 years.

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        The Golden Age Signed Limited Edition Being Number 20 of just 275 Worldwide 1928 – Thus First Edition Book

      London: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd, 1928. The First Edition has for sale this stunning Kenneth Grahame book, The Golden Age, which is the very rare signed limited edition book, signed by author Kenneth Grahame and illustrator, EH Sheppard and published by John Lane The Bodley Head [London]. This large paper edition is printed on specially made rag paper.____All the books in this special signed limited edition have been numbered and signed by author Kenneth Grahame (responsible for writing The Wind in the Willows) and illustrator, EH Sheppard (famously responsible for illustrating the Winnie the Pooh books). This book has the very low number of just 20 of 275 books, making this book very rare and desirable.____The original vellum spine with gilt lettering over the original green marbled boards are in Very Good condition with slight discolouration to the spine and a dark patch to the bottom of the spine. Otherwise, an extremely clean and attractive set of boards for this very rare signed first edition book____There are 166 numbered pages, top edge gilt remaining pages untrimmed, as required. The pages are in Near Fine condition with slight age toning to the edges, but with all pages being mostly very clean and tightly bound in. It does not appear that this book has been read much, if at all.____This is a very attractive, collectable and rare low run issue of this signed limited edition book, The Golden Age, which has been beautifully illustrated throughout by EH Sheppard.. Signed by Author and Illustrator. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by E.H. Shepard.

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        THE WANDERER ( Le Grand Meaulnes )

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1928. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. A few chips and tears to jacket. Alvin Lustig, printed by the Vail-Ballou Press and the cover price was $1.50.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

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        The Tower

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1928. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Very slight rubbing at extremities, cloth and contents bright and fresh. A superb copy in the chipped but bright jacket. First edition, first impression, of what is generally accepted to be Yeats's single most important collection.

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        THE TOWER

      Macmillan and Co. London. 1928. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.3 inches). A very good copy with wonderful gilt decoration, designed by T. Sturge Moore, to front board and spine. Some minor rubbing to the spine but overall a very good, bright and tight copy. Only 2000 copies were published. (Wade. Bibliography of the works of W. B. Yeats. No. 158).

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      The Hogarth Press, London, 1928., 1928. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo., pp. 469. Superb copy in publisher's vibrant orange cloth, edges a little dusty/spotted. The normally ragged dustwrapper is in lovely condition with a couple of short tears, one nick and one chip to head of spine. Fine. A most impressive copy of a normally somewhat dilapidated title. A semi-biographical novel based in part on the life of Woolf's intimate friend Vita Sackville-West, Orlando is generally considered one of Woolf's most accessible novels; basis for the 1992 movie 1992, starring Tilda Swinton and Quentin Crisp. Kirkpatrick.

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        Orlando: A Biography

      London: The Hogarth Press, 1928.. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in an excellent dust jacket with some wear to the spine and a few closed tears.

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        20 HOURS, 40 MIN. Our Flight in the Friendship (Inscribed by Earhart Along with a Signed Letter to Harry S. New, Former Senator and Postmaster General)

      G. P. Putnam&#39;s Sons. Very Good- in Good dust jacket. 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed and signed by Amelia Earhart to Harry S. New (former Senator and Postmaster General) PLUS a signed letter from Earhart on Cosmopolitan Magazine letterhead when she was Aviation Editor. The letter is written to Harry New and is stapled to his copy of his response letter to Earhart. Maroon cloth cover has light wear to corners and caps. Corners bumped. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Top edge stained yellow. Pages clean with only very faint toning and in very good condition. Scarce dust jacket has chipping at caps with overall light to moderate wear and is protected by a clear Brodart cover. Dated 1928 on both the title and copyright pages with no additional printings stated and the publisher&#39;s colophon on copyright page. <p> Amelia Mary Earhart (/&#39;? ? Rh? Rt/ air-hart; July 24, 1897 &#150; disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author. [1][N 1] Earhart was the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. [3][N 2] She received the U. S. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record. [5] She set many other records, [2] wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences and was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots. [6] Earhart joined the faculty of the Purdue University aviation department in 1935 as a visiting faculty member to counsel women on careers and help inspire others with her love for aviation. She was also a member of the National Woman&#39;s Party, and an early supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment. [7][8]During an attempt to make a circumnavigational flight of the globe in 1937 in a Purdue-funded Lockheed Model 10 Electra, Earhart disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean near Howland Island. Fascination with her life, career and disappearance continues to this day. [N 3]</p><p>1928 transatlantic flightThe project coordinators (including book publisher and publicist George P. Putnam) interviewed Earhart and asked her to accompany pilot Wilmer Stultz and copilot/mechanic Louis Gordon on the flight, nominally as a passenger, but with the added duty of keeping the flight log. The team departed Trepassey Harbor, Newfoundland in a Fokker F. VIIb/3m on June 17, 1928, landing at Burry Port (near Llanelli) , Wales, United Kingdom, exactly 20 hours and 40 minutes later. [50] Since most of the flight was on "instruments" and Earhart had no training for this type of flying, she did not pilot the aircraft. When interviewed after landing, she said, "Stultz did all the flying&#151;had to. I was just baggage, like a sack of potatoes." She added, "...maybe someday I&#39;ll try it alone." [51]After Charles Lindbergh&#39;s solo flight across the Atlantic in 1927, Amy Phipps Guest, (1873&#150;1959) , expressed interest in being the first woman to fly (or be flown) across the Atlantic Ocean. After deciding the trip was too perilous for her to undertake, she offered to sponsor the project, suggesting they find "another girl with the right image." While at work one afternoon in April 1928, Earhart got a phone call from Capt. Hilton H. Railey, who asked her, "Would you like to fly the Atlantic?"While in England, Earhart is reported as receiving a rousing welcome on June 19, 1928, when landing at Woolston in Southampton, England. [52] She flew the Avro Avian 594 Avian III, SN: R3/AV/101 owned by Lady Mary Heath and later purchased the aircraft and had it shipped back to the United States (where it was assigned "unlicensed aircraft identification mark" 7083). [53] When the Stultz, Gordon and Earhart flight crew returned to the United States, they were greeted with a ticker-tape parade in New York followed by a reception with President Calvin Coolidge at the White House. (Source: Wikipedia) </p><p>Harry Stewart New (December 31, 1858 &#150; May 9, 1937) was a U. S. Politician, journalist, and Spanish-American War veteran. Harry Stewart New was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 31, 1858, the son of John C. New and his wife, Melissa (Beeler) New. He attended Butler University before going to work with the Indianapolis Journal where he was a reporter, editor, part owner, and publisher from 1878 to 1903. He served in the Indiana State Senate from 1896 to 1900 and served in the Spanish-American War as captain and assistant adjutant general of the 7th Army Corps. He was a member of theRepublican National Committee from 1900 to 1912, serving as chairman from 1907 to 1908, and later engaged in the stone quarrying and construction business. New got back into politics when he was elected to the United States Senate in 1916, defeating incumbent John W. Kern. In the Senate, he served as chairman of the Committee on Territories and the Committee on Territories and Insular Possessions. He was also a "wet" or an anti-prohibitionist, and in August 1919 introduced early legislation proposing an independent United States Air Force. In late March 1922, New became one of the first senators to use radio in his campaign&#151;at that time, broadcasting a political speech was not widely done by candidates. (&#147;Will Campaign by Radio." Lexington KY Herald, 30 March 1922, p. 1) New was defeated by Albert J. Beveridge for renomination in 1922 who lost the general election to Samuel M. Ralston. He was then appointed Postmaster General in the cabinet of President Warren G. Harding in 1923 and was reappointed by Calvin Coolidge in 1925. After the end of the Coolidge Administration, New retired from active business pursuits and resided in Washington, D. C.. In 1933, he was appointed a United States Commissioner to the Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago, Illinois. He died in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 9, 1937, and was interred in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis. (Source: Wikipedia) ; Signed by Author .

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      Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. Illustrated by Rackham, Arthur. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. A charming story of the proud little queen and her beautiful lonesome doll. 31 unique illustrations including four in colour. Attractive tan pictorial cloth, black title to spine. A rare Rackham title being published only in America. Spine just very slightly bumped. Pale stain to front cover which is hardly noticeable. Tiny bookseller&#39;s stamp to front pastedown. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Very light water stain to margins of pages in second half of book. Pages very lightly browned. First gathering pulled at hinges and slightly misaligned. Closed tear to gutter edges of first gathering. Contents page almost detached. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby with a few light stains, chipped at corners with a few small edge-tears. Difficult to find in good condition due to paper used being of poor quality, this is an exceptionally bright copy, rare in original wrapper. [S]

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      New York: Doubleday, 1928 COX, A. B. (Anthony Berkeley). THE AMATEUR CRIME. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co. 1928. First Edition of this extremely scarce Hubin listed classic Golden Age mystery by this author best known for his works written under the names Anthony Berkeley and Francis Iles including, &#39;The Poisoned Chocolates Case&#39; and &#39;Malice Aforethought&#39;. 8vo. 349 pp. A very good or better copy in yellow cloth, black titles to spine, in a nearly Very Good dust jacket, shallow chips to spine ends and top edge, half dollar sized chip at lower front panel, modest darkening to spine, inch closed tear at top rear panel. Published in the U.K. as, &#39;Mr. Priestley&#39;s Problem&#39;. Barzun & Taylor, A Catalogue Of Crime. Pronzini & Muller, 1001 Midnights. $850.00. 1st Edition.

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      Stratford-on-Avon: Shakespeare Head Press, 1928. No. 6 OF 100 SETS on handmade paper and in the deluxe binding, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST (along with 500 regular copies). Hardcover. 241 x 159 mm (9 1/2 x 6 1/4"). Eight volumes. Translated from the Greek into French by James Amyot and from French into English by Thomas North. No. 6 OF 100 SETS on handmade paper and in the deluxe binding, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST (along with 500 regular copies). Publisher&#39;s black half morocco over burnt orange linen by Morley of Oxford (stamp-signed on front pastedown), raised bands decorated with thick and thin gilt rules, top edges gilt. With tondo portrait of author on title page, portrait of Elizabeth I at head of dedication page, and portrait of the appropriate subject at the beginning of each biography. With the laid-in carbon copy of the description from Philip C. Duschnes, describing the set (perhaps in the 1960s or &#39;70s) as "in perfect condition." Franklin, p. 235; Ransom, p. 15. One cover with tiny blemish and vague dent to tail edge, but BEAUTIFULLY WELL PRESERVED, entirely clean, fresh, and bright internally, and in virtually unworn bindings. This is the very fine deluxe version of the Shakespeare Head Plutarch, printed on thick, beautiful Batchelor handmade paper. It aims to be faithful to North&#39;s original 1579 version, with its quaint spelling and punctuation, its inconsistent use of capitalization and italics, and its woodcut portrait busts of the subjects of the biographies. These busts have been reproduced here for about half of Plutarch&#39;s subjects, but when more authentic portraits have been available from ancient coins or medals, they have been substituted as the headpieces. Born in the latter part of the first century, Plutarch conceived of his 46 biographies (not counting those no longer extant) as studies in character, chronicles of how his famous Greeks and Romans responded to the vicissitudes of fortune. He is a very important source for both Greek and Roman history, and over the centuries has been one of the West&#39;s most influential authors. Renaissance scholars could find Latin translations in print beginning in 1470, but not until 1579, when Thomas North issued his version from the French of Amyot, were the "Lives" available in English. DNB praises the work as "admirably vivid and robust prose." North (1535?-1601?) dedicated the work, no small undertaking, to Queen Elizabeth, and it inspired several of Shakespeare&#39;s plays. Our deluxe version of this edition is much more highly prized than the 500 regular copies and commands a substantially higher price, especially when found, as here, in essentially unused condition.

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      1928. 1. (ROBINSON,CHARLES)illus. RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM, done into verse by Laurence Housman. London & Glasgow: Collins Cleartype Press [1928]. 4to, blue leather with gilt decorations, all edges gilt, a FINE COPY IN THE PUBLISHER&#39;S BOX WITH COLOR PLATE ON COVER (box faded and with some strengthening). This is a beautiful book, illustrated with 4 tipped-in color plates by Robinson, plus a decorative title page and decorations on each page of text. Rarely found with the box.

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        The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.,, 1928. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Tall quarto. Original full vellum, titles to spine and upper board gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 7 plates by Arthur Rackham. Lower corner bumped, boards a little spotted. An excellent copy. Signed limited edition, one of 250 numbered copies signed by the artist.

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      1928. 1. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW by Washington Irving. London: George Harrap (1928). 4to (7 3/4 x 10"), green gilt cloth, top edge gilt, Fine in dust wrapper (dw piece off bottom of spine and sl. frayed else nice). First edition with these illustrations, illustrated by Rackham with pictorial endpapers plus 8 really beautiful color plates, as well as many nice black and white drawings throughout the text. A really nice copy.

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        The Anatomical Exercises of Dr. William HARVEY De Motu Cordis 1628

      London: Nonsuch Press [1928] Beautiful full morocco with 5 raised bands to spine and gold outling to upper and back boards. Gold printing to spine and gold gilt top edge. Other edges untrimmed.De Circulatione Sanguinis 1649: The First English text of 1653 now newly edited by Georffrey Keynes. Issued on the occasion of the tercentenary celebration of the first Publication of the text of De Motu Cordis. Printed and made in Holland with the types of Joan Michael Fleischman and of Christopher van Dijck. Printed on Dutch paper 1450 copies, this COPY is 272. Offsetting of edges of endpapers from leather turns ins. Rest of interior pages, crisp, unmarked, beautiful. Always happy to send detailed photos to serious buyers.. Leather. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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      London: Elkin Mathews & Marrot, 1928. First edition, limited to 500 numbered copies signed by Lawrence on the limitation page meant for sale of a total edition of 530. Copy #385. Illustrated paper-covered boards. Hand set in Imprint Shadow and printed by Robert MacLehose & Co. at the University Press. Spine ends with touch of shelfwear, offsetting to endpages and small owner book plate on front pastedown; dustjacket with narrow six inch chip on spine, chipped spine topedge, upper corners with some loss and toning but intact and folds werll on book. Very Good condition in a just Good dustjacket with an archival cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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        Rawdon&#39;s Roof (Signed Limited Edition)

      London: Elkin Mathews and Marrot, 1928. First Edition. First Edition. One of 500 copies (this being No. 373) SIGNED by the author. Near Fine lacking dust jacket. Light offsetting to the endpapers, with owner&#39;s bookplate to the verso of the front endpaper. An attractive copy.

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        L&#39;EXPLORATION PAR FUSEES DE LA TRES HAUTE ATMOSPHERE ET LA POSSIBILITE DES VOYAGES INTERPLANETAIRES ... Conference faite a l&#39;Assemblee generale de la Societe Astronomique de France le 8 Juin 1927

      Paris: Au Siege de la Societe Astronomique de France,. 1928. original reddish-brown wrappers printed in black, edges untrimmed.. Some wear to overlapping edges, front cover soiled, a very good copy.. Rare. (#135444). First edition. Printed as a supplement to the March 1928 issue of L&#39;ASTRONOMIE. "Expounds original hypotheses of space flight that the author began to formulate in 1908 independently of the rocketry and astronautical ideas of pioneers Konstantin E. Tsiolkovskii, R. H. Goddard, and Herman Oberth. Calculates optimum rocket shapes, motion of a rocket in a vacuum, and safe acceleration speeds for manned flight. Presents the earliest known suggestions of atomic or nuclear rocket propulsion for planetary space missions, and considers the possibility of extraterrestrial life" (Pisano and Lewis). "One of the earliest and really serious papers on interplanetary travel and on the exploration of the upper atmosphere, by means of rockets. Esnault-Pelleterie"s study is independent of the slightly earlier treatise, in German, by Oberth, which he states he had not seen. The author devotes special attention to the problem of the escape velocity necessary to overcome the earth&#39;s gravitational pull, which he estimates at 10,000 meters per second. It was Esnault-Pelterie who coined the term Astronautics for the science of space flight. The present paper appeared as special supplement of the BULLETIN DE LA SOCIÉTÉ ASTRONOMIQUE DE FRANCE, année 42, with a separate half-title and title- page" (Interlibrum). Ciancone 65. Interlibrum 270 #114. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, p. 505. Norman 714. Pisano and Lewis 1197. Norman 714.

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        The House at Pooh Corner

      New York. E.P Dutton and Co. 1928. Bound in half green cloth and decorated yellow pictorial paper over boards. Square 8vo. This edition on large paper is limited to 250 numbered and signed copies of which this is number 19. Signed in ink by Milne and Shepard on the limitation page. Illustrated with drawings and decorations by E.H Shepard. Several small light specks of foxing to front and rear paper covered boards. Usual light discoloration to front and rear pastedown from binding process. Small previous owners bookplate to front free endsheet. Some light needle thin patches of foxing encroaching onto the yellow papered board from just beneath the edge of the front pastedown. Book is wrapped in original glassine, which shows 4 or 5 pin sized specks of foxing and housed in publishers original pictorial slipcase which is somewhat darkened along edges with scattered foxing inside. A Lovely copy of this most rare signed edition.

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        The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard

      London: Methuen & Co., (1928). . First deluxe edition, 8vo, xii, 178, (2) pp. Illustrations throughout and on the endpapers, signature of Adèle Alsop to fly leaf. Signed by Milne on the title page. Original publisher&#146;s limp dark green morocco with gilt decoration, a.e.g., slight wear to the spine ends otherwise a very good copy. Adèle Alsop was Milne&#146;s wife&#146;s first cousin.

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      Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1928. 1st edition.. Hardback. Nearly Fine/Very Good. Illustrated by Shepard, E.H.. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper. In which Pooh builds a house, Small gets lost and Tigger is unbounced..! Deluxe edition in publisher&#39;s blue calf binding. Gilt border to front cover with floral motif at each corner and gilt vignette of Christopher Robin and Eeyore. Gilt vignettes and floral decoration to spine. All edges gilt. Front cover and edge of spine has faded from dark blue to blue-grey but doesn&#39;t detract from the beautiful appearance of the book. A few small marks to covers. A little bumping/wear to corners. Browning to endpapers. Blue bookmark is now detached and frayed - but still present to rear of book. Gilt is lovely and bright. Original glassine wrapper present, with creasing and a couple of small nicks and tears. Contained in publisher&#39;s box for the leather bound edition, which shows original price and title etc. Edges of box are worn and chipped in places, with some browning and grubby marks. Box is still sound. Overall an excellent example of this deluxe binding, still with original box. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [S]

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        The House At Pooh Corner

      London, London, Methuen & Co.,, 1928. With Decorations by Ernest H. Sheppard Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full pink morocco, titles and pictorial centre tool to spine gilt, raised bands, rule to boards gilt, multiple decorative blocks to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins, gilt edges. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard. A fine copy. First edition, first impression. The little bear described by Christopher Milne in his autobiography as his "inseparable companion" has also become the inseparable companion of generations of children, often remaining the object of that faith late into adulthood. First appearing in 1924, along with his troop of animal friends, in When We Were Very Young, Winnie-the-Pooh was immortalised in Milne&#39;s two volumes of poetry and two story books. The illustrations by E. H. Shepard are probably as much loved as Milne&#39;s words - the combination of their talents making the books&#39; appeal so remarkably enduring.

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        The House at Pooh Corner

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1928 First edition, limited issue. One of 250 numbered copies signed by both Milne and Shepard. Original publisher&#39;s pink salmon gilt decorated cloth. A near fine copy with only minor fading and light wear to the spine, small former owner gift inscription to front endpaper.. Signed by Author & Illustrator. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        HOUSE AT POOH CORNER - publisher&#39;s dummy

      1928. 2. MILNE,A.A. HOUSE AT POOH CORNER. London: Methuen (1928). 8vo (5 x 7 1/2"), salmon colored gilt cloth, top edge gilt, Fine condition in dust wrapper (dw is VG, lightly soiled with some fraying at top of spine). This is a rare PUBLISHER&#39;S DUMMY that contains 53 pages including headers for the preliminary pages and then text with illustrations by E.H. SHEPARD followed by blank pages. The contents page is partial, the Introduction has the header only.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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      Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1928. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Shepard, E.H.. Slightly better than very good condition with no wrapper. In which Pooh builds a house, Small gets lost and Tigger is unbounced..! Deluxe edition in publisher&#39;s blue calf binding. Gilt border to front cover with floral motif at each corner and gilt vignette of Christopher Robin and Eeyore. Gilt vignettes and floral decoration to spine. All edges gilt. Very very light rubbing to top and tail of spine and corners. A few very light scuffs to covers. Inscription in ink dated 1928 to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. A couple of very small margin marks, one small margin tear and a few light creases to corner tips of last few pages. Otherwise contents are beautifully bright and clean. A super copy of this handsome book. Contained in original box with white title label to lid. Box is worn at edges and reinforced with &#39;magic&#39; tape along two edges of the lid. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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      1928. 1. MILNE,A.A. HOUSE AT POOH CORNER. London: Methuen (1928). 8vo (4 7/8 x 7 3/8"), publisher&#39;s full blue calf with double gilt rules, floral decorations in corners and picture in center, gilt pictorial spine, all edges gilt, spine slightly sunned else Fine. First edition, DELUXE EDITION. Illustrated by E.H. SHEPARD.

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      Gorgeous, full leather fine binding, with animal vignette compartments, a complete set of four books, in two volumes by A. A. Milne, WHEN WE VERY YOUNG, 1928 and NOW WE ARE SIX, 1st edition, 1927.  Second volume contains WINNIE-THE-POOH, 1926 and THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER, 1929.  Both are published by the Methuen Co., Limited, London.  Both are in near fine, save old owners bookplate front fly.  Superb gilt corner critters, along with a center portrait, animal vignette end papers, colors still vivid and bold.  Ernest H Shepard illustrations.  Clean pages, very tight, no foxing or stains, gilt page edging.   See the many photos provided, ask any questions.

      [Bookseller: Smith House Books & Antiques]
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        The House at Pooh Corner

      London: Methuen, (1928). First edition. With illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard. The final installment of the Christopher Robin books introduces the character Tigger to the residents of the Hundred Acre Wood. Although his characters are now beloved by children worldwide, Milne didn&#146;t intend his stories about Pooh to be for children. Instead, they were meant to entertain the child within us all. Milne was a noted playwright who made a point to write whatever he pleased, never wanting to be tied down by his success. Spine slightly faded, very light rubbing to lower corners, else a fine copy in the original peach cloth, with pictorial gilt stamping. T.e.g. Dust wrapper shows minor toning to spine and staining to spine head from older tape repair to verso, affecting the titling. A near fine example of a beloved children&#146;s favorite.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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      Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1928. 1st edition.. Hardback. Nearly Fine/Nearly Fine. Illustrated by Shepard, E.H.. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. In which Pooh builds a house, Small gets lost and Tiggers is unbounced... Salmon pink cloth. Gilt vignette and lettering. Top edge gilt. Numerous b/w illustrations. Minimal wear with a tiny nick to cloth at base of spine. Light mark to spine. Corners are sharp, gilt bright. Browning/foxing to endpapers and a couple of foxspots to outer page edges. Small patch of surface paper damage to front endpaper/pastedown, else contents are nearly fine. Wrapper is faded to spine, with light rubbing, a few small marks and light edge-creasing. A beautiful copy in an excellent example of original dustwrapper. Now also contained in a custom made slip-case that is in excellent condition and is helping to keep the book in superb condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        The House at Pooh Corner [3]

      Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., 36 Essex Street, Strand, London First Edition 1928. London 1928. First edition hard back binding in publisher&#39;s original salmon pink cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine, twin gilt lines across the spine tips, two gilt vignettes of Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh to the upper panel, gilt border line, top edge gilt, black silhouette on pink paper of all the characters across the paste downs and end papers with 100 Aker Wood to the background. 8vo 7½&#39;&#39; x 5¼&#39;&#39; [xii] 178 [ii] printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout. Spine not faded, thin brown ghost marks to the end papers where the dust wrapper has been resting. Very Good condition book in Good condition dust wrapper with slight tanning to the spine, two small tears to the upper gutters, shallow rubs to the corners, a little dust soiling to the pale pink paper, priced 7/6 to the spine. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        The House at Pooh Corner

      E.P. Dutton & Co., 1928. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Shepard, Ernest H.. Signed by author. Signed by illustrator. First American edition. Variant with Japanese vellum limitation page from large paper edition bound in following copyright page, with the words &#39;on Large Paper&#39; partially obscured. Numbered 119 of 250 and signed by A.A. Milne and Ernest H. Shepard. Lacks jacket. Spine slightly faded, faint wear to corners. An excellent copy. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 178 pp. Original red cloth, gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt. Illustrated endpapers. One of Milne&#39;s classic stories featuring Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin&#39;s adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood. Illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard.

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse]
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        THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER. Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard

      London: Methuen, 1928. Pink pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, top edges gilt, black on pink illustrated endpapers. (xii), (180) pp. Spine only lightly sunned; sunning to gutter of rear cover; offset yellowing to inner margins of free endpapers; else a fine and bright copy, no owner names. "First Published in 1928" on verso of title leaf. Second issue dust jacket has slight spine darkening and rubbing, shallow chips across spine tips (no lettering lost); tidy internal repair with matching paper to spine folds, tips, and across part of top; VG or a bit better in all. An attractive copy of the fourth and final Pooh book (but the one which introduces Tigger). "So they all went off together. But wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the Forest a little boy and his Bear will always be playing." - The End.. First printing. Hardcover.. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Steven Temple Books (ABAC / ILAB)]
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        The House at Pooh Corner

      London: Methuen, 1928 First edition, first printing. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard. Original publisher&#39;s gilt decorated salmon cloth, jacket. About fine with the front corner lightly bumped and some mild offsetting to endpapers, in a jacket with a lightly toned spine, some chipping to spine ends and at upper corners of flaps folds, else very good.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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      Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1928. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Shepard, E.H.. Very good condition with no wrapper. Beautifully rebound in vellum by the Cottage Bindery, Bath. Gilt decorations to spine. Gilt Pooh motifs to every corner. Top edge gilt. Colour illustration inlaid to front and rear cover. Original endpapers retained. B/w illustrations throughout. One leaf (page 3-4) missing although remainder of contents near fine. Rear endpaper a little grubby. Both endpapers reinforced. Fox-spots to half-title. A couple of very faint margin marks. A beautifully bound copy of this children&#39;s classic. Contained in red slipcase which has cloth retained from original front mcover laid onto the front. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        The House at Pooh Corner

      London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1928 In the salmon pink cloth covers with gilt image and tooling to front cover, rear cover has a tiny amount of fading to edges. Spine has faded a little, title in gilt, edges bumped a little. Internally, NO inscriptions, clean tight and bright, (xi), 178 pp, printed by Jarrold and Sons Ltd, Norwich. A very pleasing first edition of one of the most popular Childrens titles.

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      Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1928. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Shepard, E.H.. Very good condition with no wrapper. In which Pooh builds a house, Small gets lost and Tigger is unbounced..! Deluxe edition in publisher&#39;s blue calf binding. Gilt border to front cover with floral motif at each corner and gilt vignette of Christopher Robin and Eeyore. Gilt vignettes and floral decoration to spine. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Spine and top edge of rear cover is slightly faded. Some light scuff marks to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Some small marks to page and some of the illustrations have been very neatly (and faintly - it is possible that attempt has been made to erase completely) coloured in with pencil crayons. Piece from centre of page 137/8 has been torn out and now very neatly repaired - almost didn&#39;t spot it! A tiny closed tear to lower margin of page 143/4. A nice copy of the first edition in deluxe binding. [R]

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        The Spicklefisherman and Others

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1928. Deluxe edition, one of 35 on handmade paper, signed by White on dedication leaf. 8vo. Illustrated by A.B. Frost, Oliver Kemp and Gordon Stevenson. 112, [2] pp. Original light blue marbled boards, printed label on upper cover and gilt title on japan vellum spine, t.e.g., others uncut. Almost fine copy, with some toning to spine, bump at heel. Bookplates of Daniel B. Fearing, Newport, R.I., & Walter Rutherford Peterson. In custom blue morocco backed slipcase. Siegel 19; Frazier W-7-D ("very rare"); Bruns W84; Not in Thacher . The deluxe edition is half an inch taller and wider than the trade. A rare book with splendid angling provenance

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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