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        The House at Pooh Corner

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. (1928), 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Very near Fine/Very Good+. Small 8vo. 178 pp. Bound in pink cloth with gilt decorations on the boards, top edge gilt. Price of 7/6 net on the spine panel. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shephard. A very attractive copy of the final book in Milne's beloved Winnie the Pooh series. Ahearn Collected Books 4th Edition, 482; Baumgarten 150. A very near Fine book with mild darkening to the gutters in a Very Good+ dust jacket with age toning to the spine panel and a few hints of edge wear.

      [Bookseller: Evening Star Books]
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        The Exile; Issues 1-4

      Dijon and Chicago: Darantiere and Pascal Covici, 1927-1928 - First Edition. All four are in publisherÕs wrappers and in very good condition. The first issue was published in France, the latter three by Covici in Chicago. Contributions by Pound, Hemingway, Yeats, Williams and others. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Ti, kdož mluví z minulosti [Those who speak from the past]. One full-paged original print and 13 black and partly red woodcuts by Karel Svolinský

      SVOLINKSÝ, Karel; DUDEŠEK, Karel; MACHAR, Josef Svatopluk: Ti, kdož mluví z minulosti [Those who speak from the past]. One full-paged original print and 13 black and partly red woodcuts, where of one double-sided and 6 full-paged, as well as typographical design by Karel Svolinský. (= Edice Zodiac, 6) Kladno: Zodiac, Svatopluk Klír (Státní tiskárne [State Printing House], Prague) 1928. Folio. [4 (blank)], 73, [1 (blank), 1 (colophon), 5 (blank)] p., 1 leaf (original print). Original artist's binding by Karel Dudešek (signed »Dudešek 1932«), with full grained ruby red pig leather and smooth light brown calf leather over wooden boards and hand-sewn capitals, with author's initials on front board, blind stamped on inlaid leather circles and gilded by hand, decorative elements on rear board, blind stamped on inlaid leather circles and coloured in black, 17 vertical ornamental lines on both boards, blind stamped, hand gilded and coloured in black and red, as well as blind stamped and gilt title on spine. One of only 45 copies printed on voluminous Fabriano hand made paper of this outstanding bibliophile edition of Josef Svatopluk Machar's long poem about seven personalities of Czech history (incl. Hus and Komenský), numbered no. 62 and bearing the author's and illustrator's genuine signature in the colophon, thus heading a total print run of 109 hand numbered copies, where of 5 printed on Japan hand made paper were marked H. C. (The remainder copies 59 were printed on Dutch hand made paper and have no autograph.) The book was brought to birth by Svatopluk Klír, a painter, graphic artist, typographer and hardcore bibliophile publisher skilled in the early 1920s by František Muzika at Aventinum publishing house. Between 1927 and 1948 Klír ran the »Zodiac« edition producing 25 volumes of extraordinary bibliophile reputation. Profusely and lavishly illustrated by Karel Svolinský, who also contributed an original woodcut on stronger brown paper bound in at the end of the book, set with a typeface in large format using elegant letters also designed by Svolinský, printed with two colours throughout in striking quality and with wide margins, this book can truly be called a jewel of Czech bibliophily in the 20th century. This is even more true considering Dudešeks skilled and elaborate binding of this copy, one of the few preserved early works of this master of Czech book binding. All three relevant exhibitions catalogues listing a total of 205 bindings executed by Dudešek only know 18 bindings dated before 1938. The original wrapper, according to the colophon also designed by Svolinský, was obviously not preserved by Dudešek, when binding this copy. Cover at edges and corners very slightly worn, binding with some minor scratches, shelf wear and stains, otherwise very fine, probably unique copy of this bibliophile edition. Not in Dudešek 1983, 1991 and 1996.

      [Bookseller: Domenico Jacono - VdAÖ / ILAB]
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        Propaganda

      Horace Liveright Inc. 1928 - 159 p. Black cloth with gilt lettering. First edition, first printing. Inscribed "To David Schulte, a great propagandist from whom I am learning much. Edward L. Bernays" on the front free end paper in black ink. Schulte was the owner of a cigar store chain. He hired Bernays away from Liggett, secretly working on behalf of American Tobacco Co. head George Washington Hill, according to Larry Tye's bio The Father of Spin. Bernays would go on to craft the infamous "Torches of Freedom" campaign for Hill a year later. Very Good condition. Small stains to interior gutters. Dulling to spine lettering, faint stain on spine. Light wear to head and tail cloth, a few scuffs, foxing to top edge. A neat, clean signed copy of a scarce public relations work with a great historical association. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Decline and Fall. An Illustrated Novelette.

      Chapman & Hall, London, 1928. First edition, first state (including the characters 'Martin Gaythorn-Brodie' and 'Kevin Saunderson' who were re-named in all subsequent issues - these portraits of Eddie Gaythorn-Hardie and Gavin Henderson being a little too easy to identify). 8vo. 288pp. Two-tone red and black 'snakeskin' cloth lettered in gold at spine. With a frontispiece and five illustrations by the author. Spine ends lightly chafed and with a small area of fraying to the rear gutter. A little light spotting to occasional text leaves and a minor slant to the binding. Some light pink staining to endpapers where the cloth dye has run, and a small Times Book Club label to the base of the rear pastedown, alongside the ghost of almost entirely erased former owner pencilled notes. A nice crisp copy of Waugh's extremely scarce first novel, alas missing the scarcer still dust wrapper.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        Nigger to Nigger; Character sketches of the negroes of South Carolina, in prose and verse

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. First Printing (no additional printings noted). 8vo: xii,270pp, including a glossary. Publisher's vivid orange, coarsely woven cloth, spine and upper cover stamped in black; in a pictorial dust jacket, priced $2. A Fine (save for light offsetting and an owner's surname on the front fly leaf) tight, bright, very lightly read copy; in a better than Near Fine, lightly rubbed and dust-soiled jacket. Adams, a white physician, has woven a rich narrative tapestry woven from tales, bits of dialogue, and fragments of sermons and ballads woven that he collected over decades from African American inhabitants of the swamps along the Congaree River in South Carolina, "probabaly the purest present-day survival in America of the African type. Here is the negro of Africa only measurably modified by the influence of white culture." Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Fine / Near Fine+.

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY SUSAN GLASPELL REGARDING THE PREMIERE OF HER PLAY "THE COMIC ARTIST".

      Provincetown, MA: June 25, [1928]., [1928].. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide]. Approximately 268 typed words filling one side of a sheet of cream stock. Signed "Susan Glaspell" with a handwritten P.S. The edges of the sheet are slightly darkened. Folded 3 times for mailing. Together with the original mailing envelope. Very good. <p>A splendid letter to actor Morgan Farley who had just opened, playing the part of Karl Rolf, in "The Comic Artist", a play by Glaspell and her husband Norman Matson, at the Strand Theatre, London. "Norman and I were so happy to have your letter, and know you were to play Karl. We always thought of you for it, but you were very much occupied at the time, so we did not venture to hope for you. How we should love to have been in London last night and seen you and the play and the audience. / I'd love a line telling how things went. Yours is a first production of the play, so we've never seen it...."<p>Susan Glaspell was a most remarkable woman, whose work and reputation were almost lost for many years but who is now being reassessed as a pioneering feminist writer and America's first important modern female playwright. With her husband George Cram Cook, she founded the Provincetown Players, and is credited with discovering the work of Eugene O'Neill. She was a widely published and admired novelist and, though untrained, was hailed by Jacques Copeau as "a truly great actress". After George Cook died, she was romantically involved for eight years with the younger writer Norman Matson, credited as co-author of "The Comic Artist". She wrote many plays, including "Alison's House", for which she won the Pulitzer Prize in 1931. After her relationship with Norman Matson ended, she fell into depression and alcoholism and died of pneumonia in 1948.<p>A rare letter.

      [Bookseller: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.]
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        PAN

      Devambez, Paris 1928 - Annuaire du luxe à Paris : an 1928 / Paul Poiret fondateur 325x280mm, 1 ff blanc, titre, frontispice, 2ff de texte et 122 planches de publicités, 1ff blanc, cartonnage d¿éditeur de toile moutarde signé Magnier frères (étiquette collée au contreplat), titre estampé en noir et argent. Seule année parue de cet annuaire publicitaire entièrement monté sur onglets, illustré en frontispice d'un portrait de Paul Poiret par le studio Lipnitzki, comportant 122 planches d'annonces composées par Pierre Fau, Edy-Legrand, Y. B. Dyl, Lucien Boucher, Charles Martin, Libis, Wurci, Foujita, Sem, Cocteau, et autres. -Monsieur & Madame Tailleurs Chapeliers Chemisiers Pipes Gants Cannes & Parapluies Bottiers Couturiers Modistes Lingerie Dentelles. -Fourrures Bonneterie Fards Parfums Bijoutiers Miroirs Instituts de Beaute Fleurs & Plumes Rubans Soieries -La Maison Décoration Tissus & Ameublement Antiquaires Grandes Magasins Musique Phonographes Location pour Soirée -La Table Orfèvrerie Primeurs Champagne Vins Confiseurs Fleurs -Fantaisie Bijouterie Imitation Cadeaux Bibelots Etal -La Ville Galeries & Exposition Photographes Pharmaciens Exportation et Importation Thés Restaurants Cabarets Dancings Spectacles Divers -Voyages & Sports Hôtels Transports Plages Automobiles Carrossiers Chevaux Chasse et Pêche. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chloé et Denis Ozanne]
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        Small archive of 11 books inscribed for his wife and also signed by her

      various, London 1928 - Each book inscribed by the author for his wife, Kathleen "Toby" Drinkwater, and also signed by her. Swords and Ploughshares - Sidgwick and Jackson, 1915The Storm - published by the author, 1915.Olton Pools - Sidgwick and Jackson, 1916.June Dance - privately printed, 1916. Copy number 1 of 35.The God of Quiet - published by the author, 1916. X=O A Night fo the Trojan War - published by the author, 1917.Tides - Sidgwick and Jackson, 1917.Tides - The Beaumont Press, one of 250 signed copies (this copy out of series, marked for his wife).Preludes - The Morland Press, 1922. One of 125 copies, this copy number 6.The Pilgrim of Eternity - Hodder and Stoughton, 1925. All About Me - W. Collins Sons, 1928All books are generally in Very Good to excellent condition, lacking dust wrappers and with some little wear at the extremities, but a charming group of books nonetheless. Very Good +. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, Inc. -- ABAA, ILAB]
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        The George Eumorfopoulos Collection of the Chinese, Corean and Siamese Paintings

      London, England: Ernest Benn Limited, 1928. This edition was limited to 560 numbered copies on Van Gelder mould-made paper, of which this is copy No. 543. (There were also 30 copies issued on Batchelor's Kelmscott handmade paper.) The complete edition of the Eumorfopoulos Collection consisted of 11 volumes; the volumes are rarely encountered as a complete set. The Chinese, Corean and Siamese Paintings was the eleventh and last in the set. Printed and bound in Great Britain. Charles Whittingham and Griggs Ltd. at the Chiswick Press, Chancery Lane. Half-buckram black binding, including the spine and the fore-edges. Dark mustard-colored buckram boards with the attractive texture of rough canvas. Fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Moderately bumped and abraded at spine head and, especially, at tail. Also with moderately bumped and lightly abraded corners. Some rubbing along the extremities but overall a rather clean binding. 18 x 12.5 inches. Note that the front hinge is cracked but holding. With vii and 39 numbered pages of text. Followed by LXXV full-page plates, 23 of which are in color. All color plates with tissue guards. All 75 plates appear to be in very good plus to near fine condition. On the front pastedown in the lower corner appears a very small and discreet paste-on stamp from a London bookseller. Some toning and scattered foxing, not affecting plates. Else a very clean copy. Downgraded to a Very Good Minus copy on account of the condition of the binding. Scarce in any condition. This volume, as the title suggests, focuses on Chinese paintings. frescoes, paintings from Turfan, and Korean and Siamese paintings. With thanks to the Victoria & Albert Museum for the following: George Eumorfopoulos [1863-1939] was a distinguished British collector of European and Oriental porcelain. He initially collected European porcelain before moving on to create a renowned collection of early Chinese art, encompassing porcelain, archaic bronzes and jades, and sculpture and paintings. In 1934 and 1935 he sold his collection at below market value, allegedly for £100,000, to the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. . First Edition. Buckram. Very Good Minus. Illus. by Various. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Limited Edition.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        Med hammare och fackla (29 volymer)

      Bok. Sancte Örjens Gille. 1928 - 1988. Häftade. 25x17cm. Nyskick. Från Del I år 1928 till Del XXX år 1988 saknas endast del XVI år 1947, alltså erbjuds här 29 volymer av seriens första sextio år!, de flesta ouppskurna!, några omslag svagt blekta. Denna möjlighet att skaffa en så obruten serie i nyskick lär inte återkomma! (Det är alltså - strikt sett inte en årsbok).

      [Bookseller: NORDIN, STEFAN ERIK MELKER]
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        INNERMOST ASIA: Detailed Report of Explorations in Central Asia, Kan-su & Easter

      - London 1928, Oxford. Rose cloth, 4 vol. set: vol. 1-2 text, vol. 3 plates & plans, vol. 4 maps, bibliography, unclipped mended dust jackets in mylar protectors, 25.5 x 34 cm., brilliantly bright superb clean copy. FIRST & ONLY EDITION . FIRST & ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 765 SETS ** A monumental work, well illustrated study on the trade route countries of Central Asia. Always a rare set when complete. * "With descriptive lists of antiques by F.H. Andrews & F.M.G. Lorimer; & appendices by J. Allan et al." Volume 1, 2: text, 1159 pages, with text illustrations. Vol. 3: 137 plates, 59 plans. Vol. 4: 51 color folding maps in matching rose cloth case, with index tabs. ******* M. AUREL STEINS PERSONAL COPY: This is a very nice copy which was likely owned by the author as hia personal letter was found used as a book mark in one of the volumes. The letter is 19 x 25.5 cm., plain toned white paper, written by Sir Aurel Stein using a very wide fountain pen and blue ink. The letter is in remarkable condition and has been folded twice, but now is quite flat and solid. * WITH A VERY RARE HOLOGRAPHIC LETTER FROM AUREL STEIN: "At Highbroom, Ewhurst, Guilford: February 15, 1925 Dear Sirs, Thanks for your letter of the 9th inst. and the account rendered with it. I note in the account of entry of 10/6 charged for the Return of Income Tax for the years 1922-3 and 1923-4. As I was absent from the United Kingdom during the whole of these financial years, no Income Tax was due from the royalties received in these years on my behalf. I accordingly request the favour of an explanation as to how this charge arises against my account, and hope for a refund of the amount. Yours faithfully A. Stein" * Perhaps Aurel Stein got his reply from the Income Tax office and or this was a copy of his letter. It was found lost as a "book mark" found in this set. A lovely insight to Stein, and his thoughts on how the British government had wrongly charged him Income Tax. A lovely holographic letter, written in pen and ink, in his usual and steady hand. Stein letters are rare and seldom found on the market. ******** FIRST & ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 765 COPIES. We understand that this set was issued in a Limited Edition of only 765 complete copies, the balance of 250 sets were incomplete as they lacked 48 maps. * THE MAPS AND MAP BOX VOLUME: The matching map box is also in bound in rose cloth, 25.5 x 34 cm., and is 5 cm. thick. There is some minor and usual wear to the upper and lower part of the hinged flap, with some old mends. The contents consist of 47 maps each with white index tabs, plus 4 other maps index tabs: "A,B,C,D," and the index, complete as issued. **** CONDITION: This is the brightest and freshest copy we have ever had in our 45 years of tenure. The cloth of the main three volumes is nearly flawless, with bright rose color, brilliant gold stamping on the spines and front covers. There is no scuffing whatsoever, and the head/tails of the spines are fresh with a few of the usual wrinkles expected. The joints are strong, tight and the book appears to be by and large unused. There are a few bumped corners: vol. 1: the front upper right corner has a very small bump; vol. 2: faint and very tiny hint of a bump on front lower right, else none; vol. 3: front right and left, and rear corners tiny bump, front lower right a larger bump, please see scans posted to our website for photographs. * DUST JACKETS: The set of three volumes all have the original dust jackets each protected in mylar covers. There was some of the usual wear to the unprotected dust jackets, and some restoration with matching paper was performed from the inside to stabilize the tears and small missing pieces. Overall the jackets are nice with some repairs to the upper and lower spine as well as corners and a few other spots here and there. Finding this set with the dust jacket is exceptionally rare and unusual. The set if ever found most always lacks the dust jackets. *** . * BIBLIOGRAPHY: Stein 1

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Avignon. Vingt aquarelles de Louis Montagné.

      Paris, Henri Babou, s.d. [1928], en feuilles, couv. imp. (petites rousseurs claires sur le premier plat). - in-4 de 49-(6) pp. + 20 pl. h.t. en couleurs + 1 suite de 20 dessins en noir ; Illustré de 20 grandes aquarelles h.t. de Louis Montagné, reproduites au pochoir par Jean Saudé.Tiré à 350 exemplaires. Un des 20 exemplaires sur vélin blanc de Hollande Van Gelder Zonen, comportant une suite en noir des dessins des 20 aquarelles. On joint le prospectus de l'ouvrage : p. de titre, commentaire pour les souscripteurs, p. 13 + une planche en couleurs.

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE PHILIPPE SERIGNAN]
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        The Cult of the Peacock Angel A Short Account of the Yezidi Tribes of Kurdistan

      First edition. With five plates (incl. frontis.). 8vo. Original dark green cloth, title stamped in gilt to spine, bottom edge uncut; some minor marking to back board, two tiny wormholes to one joint (both defunct), both free-endpapers browned, otherwise very good. pp. [1]-235, [1]blank, [2]advertisements, [2]blank. London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 

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        Jacques Le Fataliste.

      P. Javal et Bourdeaux 1928 - P. Javal et Bourdeaux 1928. Fort in-4° en feuilles, chemise et étui. 15 superbes compositions hors texte en couleurs de René LELONG, gravées sur cuivre par Raoul SERRES. Tirage limité à 490 exemplaires. Celui-ci est un des 85 sur Japon Impérial avec une suite en couleurs avec remarques et une suite en bistre. Il est en outre enrichi d'une aquarelle originale signée non prévue à la justification. Superbe ouvrage malgré le défaut annoncé. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Les Pastorales de Longus : Daphnis et Chloé. Traduction d'Amyot, revue et complétée par Paul-Louis Courier. Illustrée de 23 gravures originales en noir et en couleurs par Henri Le Riche.

      - Paris, Henri Le Riche, 1928. In-4 en ff. libres, 154-(6) pp., sous couverture rempliée, chemise et étui (étui abîmé). UN DES 50 JAPON NACRE, signé au colophon, avec DEUX DESSINS ORIGINAUX au crayon, signés par l'artiste (l'un avec envoi), et une SUITE SUR JAPON, en noir et bleu, avec remarques (manquent les gravures des pp. 84-85), contenant également une planche refusée. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** PAUSE ESTIVALE du 27 août au 12 septembre : les commandes reçues pendant cette période seront traitées par ordre d'arrivée à notre retour. Merci de votre patience et de votre compréhension. * SUMMER BREAK from August 27 to September 12: the orders placed during that period will be processed by order of arrival upon our return. Thank you for your patience and your understanding. *** Langue : Français

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        Vathek Conte Arabe Precede de Beckford ou Le Demon de Fables par G. Jean-Aubry

      Paris: Les Esemplaires 1928 - Limited edition 18/99 - original French edition, in dust wrapper. Although the title states 1928, the colophon dates this to March 1931 and says that the date of 1928 was the Oxford University publication. Barcham Green & Co paper. Top edge gilt - remaining edges rough cut. The dust wrapper is clean, with a little darkening to the spine. A couple of spots, and a tear to the front fold. loss of about 1 inch to the base of the wrapper. Now covered in archival acetate. The boards are clean and tidy, with a touch of darkening to the base of the spine (where the wrapper is missing) only. Overall an excellent copy. XXXI pp (introduction)-338 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harrison-Hiett Rare Books NVvA/ILAB PBFA]
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        Menckeniana: A Schimpflexicon

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1928 - The 1928 signed/limited. #107 OF 230 COPIES SIGNED NY H.L.MENCKEN on the limitation page. A well-preserved copy to boot: VG in its duotone cloth, with gold title label at front panel and spine. Mild darkening along the spine (rendering the spine label unreadable) and at its outer hinges. Octavo, 132 pgs., deckled edges. Also includes a VG example of publisher'sprinted box, with light offsetting at the edges and wear to the spine ends. One of the most elusive --and attractive-- of Mencken's signed/limiteds. Signed by Author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The George Eumorfopoulos Collection of the Chinese, Corean and Siamese Paintings

      London, England: Ernest Benn Limited, 1928. This edition was limited to 560 numbered copies on Van Gelder mould-made paper, of which this is copy No. 543. (There were also 30 copies issued on Batchelor's Kelmscott handmade paper.) The complete edition of the Eumorfopoulos Collection consisted of 11 volumes; the volumes are rarely encountered as a complete set. The Chinese, Corean and Siamese Paintings was the eleventh and last in the set. Printed and bound in Great Britain. Charles Whittingham and Griggs Ltd. at the Chiswick Press, Chancery Lane. Half-buckram black binding, including the spine and the fore-edges. Dark mustard-colored buckram boards with the attractive texture of rough canvas. Fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Moderately bumped and abraded at spine head and, especially, at tail. Also with moderately bumped and lightly abraded corners. Some rubbing along the extremities but overall a rather clean binding. 18 x 12.5 inches. Note that the front hinge is cracked but holding. With vii and 39 numbered pages of text. Followed by LXXV full-page plates, 23 of which are in color. All color plates with tissue guards. All 75 plates appear to be in very good plus to near fine condition. On the front pastedown in the lower corner appears a very small and discreet paste-on stamp from a London bookseller. Some toning and scattered foxing, not affecting plates. Else a very clean copy. Downgraded to a Very Good Minus copy on account of the condition of the binding. Scarce in any condition. This volume, as the title suggests, focuses on Chinese paintings. frescoes, paintings from Turfan, and Korean and Siamese paintings. With thanks to the Victoria & Albert Museum for the following: George Eumorfopoulos [1863-1939] was a distinguished British collector of European and Oriental porcelain. He initially collected European porcelain before moving on to create a renowned collection of early Chinese art, encompassing porcelain, archaic bronzes and jades, and sculpture and paintings. In 1934 and 1935 he sold his collection at below market value, allegedly for £100,000, to the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. . First Edition. Buckram. Very Good Minus. Illus. by Various. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Limited Edition.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        Herbstblumen.

      Aquarell. Ca. 51 x 67,5 cm, unten rechts signiert, verso bezeichnet und datiert (1928), mit eigenhändiger Adressangabe und dem Zusatz "Unverkäuflich" versehen. - Nicht im Werkverzeichnis von Hellwich/Röske, weitere Blätter von Paul Kuhfuss auf Anfrage. In drei Ecken kleine Reißzwecken-Löcher, die rechte untere Ecke mit einer kleinen Fehlstelle, verso alte Montagespuren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rainer Schlicht]
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        Le MILLE e UNA NOTTE. Unica versione italiana integrale di Anna FRANCHI dalla trad. francese letterale e completa fatta da J. C. MARDRUS sui testi arabi.

      Giovanni Bolla ed. (ma i voll. 3-7 f.lli Nugoli), 1928. Preceduta dal DIZIONARIO de "Le Mille e una notte" compilato dal cav. Giovan Michele BIANCHI, con nota bibliogr. e da uno studio di Anna FRANCHI. 10 voll. in-8° (esterno cm. 24,6x12,2; interno cm. 23,4x16,9), rilegati (all'epoca; forse perfino dall'editore?) in 5 solidi volumi in bel cartone decorato a fiorami e con titoli tomaison e fregetti oro su tasselli in pelle (dorsi bruniti, lievissime usure, 4 timbri di appart.), conservate all'interno i bei piatti ornati a colori della brossura edit.) complessive pp. 4.428 + 40 TAVOLE A COLORI f.t., di cui 12 del grande Enrico Mauro PINOCHI e 28 di Adolfo MAGRINI. Brossure edit. ill. a colori (qc. menda ai bordi dei piatti). Superba indimenticabile l'ICONOGRAFIA, in cui PINOCHI (Mozzano PR-Argentina anni '60) , all'apice della sua evoluzione stilistica, supera la sua abituale linda piana serena giapponese fissità in un'affascinante esotica erotica complessità di colori forme sfumature spazi; e MAGRINI (Argenta FE 1874-Milano 1957), luminoso colorista (formato a Napoli), talora in maliosi "fuori fuoco" (cfr. Pallottino), in studiate storiche ambientazioni e costumi o in fiabeschi paesaggi o in scene sontuosamente sensuali. Uscito da Nugoli dal 1921 al 1925 (fino al vol. 7°) poi l'ed. fu continuata, riveduta e corretta (e aumentata del Dizionario) da Bolla. I voll. dal 3° al 7° sono ell'ed. orig. Nugoli, il 1° e il 2° della ried. Bolla, i voll. dal 7° al 10° dell'ed. orig. Bolla.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Le Colonne]
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        Oeuvre gravé et lithographié de Félicien Rops; 4 volumes catalogue raisonné.

      Paris Editions Pellet. 1928. 2 Demi reliure, Grand in 4°.Tirage à 550 exemplaires numérotés. Notre exemplaire potrtant le numéro 165. publication de Maurice Exsteens formant le catalogue raisonné, définitif , de l'oeuvre de Félicien Rops et décrivant 1193 numéros intégralement reproduits. Tome I : Catalogue de l'oeuvre lithographié. Tome II : Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé - Premère partie : Oeuvres et compositions. Tome III : Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé - Deuxième partie : Frontispices et illustrations. - Troisième partie : Menus, lettrines, marques et invitations. - Quatrième partie : Planches d'essais. Tome IV : Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé. Cinquième partie : Planches libres. Catalogue des reproductions. Tables alphabétique des planches décrites. ** le volume rare ; le volume 5, il n'y a pas ( pornographique)

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        The House at Pooh Corner Decorations by Ernest Shepard

      London: Methuen and Co., 1928.. FIRST EDITION. Octavo., pp.178. Illustrated throughout. Publisher's pink cloth in pictorial dust-wrapper. Light soil mark to rear cover, jacket is lightly used with a little abrasion/damage to the lower margin of back panel. Generally bright and clean. Very good.

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        The Secret Teachings of All Ages - An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Qabbalistic and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy

      Printed by H. S. Crocker for Manly P. Hall, San Francisco 1928 - 102/800 incorporated from plans by John Henry Nash of San Francisco; not signed. Elephant Folio. 245pp., 48 color plates, including frontispiece. Two of them fold-outs. Original three-quarter vellum over brown decorative paper-covered boards with gilt lettering on label of spine. Top edge gilt. Decorative endpapers. Full page color frontispiece. After the publication of "The secret Teachings of All Ages" Manly P. Hall ".went from being just another earnest young preacher in the City of Angels to becoming an icon of the increasingly influential metaphysical movement sweeping the country in the 1920s. His book challenged assumptions about society's spiritual roots and made people look at them in new ways. a gorgeous, dreamlike book of mysterious symbols, concise essays and colorful renderings of mythical beasts rising out of the sea, and angelic beings with lions' heads presiding over somber initiation rites in torch-lit temples of ancestral civilizations that had mastered latent powers beyond the reach of modern man." (Louis Sahagun).Hall wrote in 1988: "The greatest knowledge of all time should be available to the twentieth century not only in the one shilling editions of the Bohn Library in small type and shabby binding, but in a book that would be a monument, not merely a coffin. John Henry Nash agreed with me." Profusely illustrated with striking color reproductions of artwork by J. Ausustus Knapp and b/w in-text drawings. A classic example of the printing and bookbinding arts.Binding with light wear along edges and spine, light chipping at label of spine and chipping at foredge and bottom of heavy boards. Two small library stickers at tail of spine and in upper left corner of front cover. Bookplate of Theology Library School of Theology at Claremont, California on inside front cover. Library number stamped to bottom of dedication page. Minute sporadic foxing in block and small crease at top of first fold-out and at margin of second, neither affecting images. 3 x 5" library card with descriptive text glued to inside back cover. Binding in overall very good, interior in near fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Nepal

      Constable and Co. Ltd, London 1928 - Viaggi Travel and Explorations Travels prima ed. in inglese tela edit. con tagli sup. oro, titoli oro al piatto e al dorso, tela leggermente sporca, firme di appartenenza 4 carte geografiche e 3 tavole genealogiche più volte ripiegate a fine volume, una carta in b.n. fuori testo, illustrazioni in b.n. nel testo, 14 tavole a colori o in seppia a piena pagina fuori testo fuori catalogo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Royal Commission on London Squares Plan. Shewing the Estates Referred to in the Memorandum Agreed to By the Committee Representing the Owners of Many of the Principal London Squares, Dated the 10th January. 1928. [ Large Folding Map Of London ]. No Text

      London: Norton & Gregory, 1928. Large folding coloured map of London. Map measures 37 x 30 inches, in 8 sections, 6 inches to 1 mile. Map in very good clean condition. . Very Good Plus.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Shopping around the world

      Nippon Yusen Kaisha 1928 - In-8 (23,5 X 15,5 cm), 34 pages, couverture illustrée en couleurs, papier chiffon épais teinte chamois. Rare brochure publicitaire illustrée en couleurs éditée par la Compagnie Maritime Japonaise Nippon Yusen Kaisha (Tokyo), en 1928. Vingt illustrations dont deux bandeaux. Honolulu, bbYokohama, Kyoto, Korea, Peking, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, Calcutta, Colombo, Cairo, Naples, Marseille, London, (discrète restauration sur la première et la dernière page). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Industrie artistiche e botteghe Artigiane Bolognesi.

      1928 - Bologna edito a cura del Consiglio Provinciale dell'Economia di Bologna, 1928. In 4to grande (cm. 29); rilegatura originale in tela su disegno di Alfredo Baruffi eseguita nelle Officine di LUIGI Degli Esposti di Bologna; pp. 58 + 14 nn. + LXXVI tavole. Dodici tavole illustrano le arti grafiche di Bologna con xilografie originali. Mobili, oggetti, ricami dell'artigianato bolognese. Due Tavole di bellissime Legature eseguite da Luigi Degli ESPOSTI + 2 Tavole di legature di Carati Costa e dell'Istituto dei Salesiani.Edizione speciale di propaganda fuori commercio numerata a mano da 1 a 1000. Axs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LE GRAND SILENCE BLANC (ROMAN VECU D'ALASKA)

      Paris: Editions Mornay, 1928. Book. Illus. by Gagnon, Clarence. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. (8) 237 (1) pp, numerous col. illustrations. Copy no. 403 of 650 copies numbered 31 to 650 printed "sur Rives". Bound in full blue Morroco with 5 raised bands to the spine and gilt dec, marbled endpapers, retaining the original paper crappers. Pages block untrimmed on foredge and bottom. In French. An excellent copy..

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        Le Grand Silence Blanc Roman vécu d'Alaska

      Paris: Éditions Mornay, 1928. Ed. numérotée. Demi-cuir à coins. Très bon. Clarence Gagnon. Signé par l'artiste. Grand in-8. 237 pages. Dos et coins passés. Reliure demi-maroquin à coins, dos orné, tranche supérieure dorée, couvertures et dos conservés, signée Trinckvel. Exemplaire no. 416/650/725. Dédicace de Clarence Gagnon au faux-titre. (Hould, 242). Remarquable réalisation de Clarence Gagnon (1881-1942).

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        20 hrs. 40 min.: Our Flight in the Friendship

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Author. First edition. Copy #108 in Author's Autograph Edition of only 150 copies, signed by the famous aviator on limitation page in black ink. Above that publishers' name is handwritten by someone, possibly her husband George Putnam, who worked with her in writing the book and whose family firm published it. Tiny silk 48-star American flag in cellophane pouch on front paste down, which flew with Earhart in the Friendship from Boston to Wales. 374pp. Half maroon cloth and marbled paper over boards, lettrered and ruled in gilt. Very Good or better with split hinge at front, bottom and top edges rubbed, slightly bumped corners. A wonderful keepsake of the famed aviator and feminist icon, whose 1937 disappearance remains a mystery.

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        Fernand Leger.

      Editions Cahiers dÕArt., Paris. 1928 - Published in an edition of 800 stamp-numbered copies. This copy inscribed in ink by Leger on the initial blank leaf. (28.3 x 23 cm). pp. (xxvii). With 88 black and white plates, and 5 colour pochoir hors-texte plates. PublisherÕs wrappers, with titles printed in red and black. Book block broken, with resultant splitting and loss to spine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Sudanese Memoirs. Being Mainly Translations of a Number of Arabic Manuscripts Relating to the Central and Western Sudan.

      1928 - Lagos, Government Printer, 1928. 8vo, three volumes. Original purple cloth gilt; pp. [iv], 81; [ii], 119; [ii], 163; 4 plates from photos., 3 maps (2 folding); some fading to cloth, else very good. First edition. Sir Herbert Richmond Palmer served as a Lieutenant Governor in Nigeria and worked in Bornu and Kano provinces mainly through local rulers and acquired in the course of 24 years many MSS in the 'Western Sudan'. The present translations include two collected by the traveller Heinrich Barth in 1853. They relate to the countries of Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Cameroon, and Sudan. Palmer studied the culture, languages and literature of Africa, thus becoming an outstanding Hausa and Arabic scholar and an acknowledged authority on the civilisation and literature of Hausa and Fulani. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Four Lectures on Wave Mechanics (Delivered at The Royal Institution on 5th, 7th, 12th and 14th March, 1928)

      London and Glasgow: Blackie & Son Limited, 1928. First Edition, First Printing . Blue Cloth. Near Fine Book/Very Good. Viii, 53 Pp. Blue Cloth, Gilt. A Very Clean, Crisp Example, Gilt Bright, No Fraying Or Damage; Touch Of Rubbing At Corners, Endpapers Show Even Browning. Dust Jacket Is Very Good, Priced 5S. On Front Cover, Virtually Complete, Some Rubbing And Wear At Corners, With Three 1/8" Chips At Corners Of Spine, And A Smaller Chip At The Tips Only; Spine Browned, With A Rub Affecting Part Of The Letter "S" In "Mechanics".

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        La Divina Commedia, or The Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri, In Italian & English [The Divine Comedy]

      [London]: The Nonesuch Press, 1928. Limited Edition. Vellum. Near Fine. Boticelli, Sandro. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 331 p. Limited edition of 1475 copies for sale, this No. 723, wonderfully illustrated throughout with silverpoint designs by Sandro Boticelli (Alessandro de Mariano di Vanni Felipepi, 1445-1510); perhaps his best-known work is "The Birth of Venus". Boticellli's drawings for Dante are represented here by 42 collotype reproductions, almost all of them double-page and inserted on a stub so that one can view the entire illustration. The translation in blank verse by the Rev. Henry Francis Cary (1772-1844) is well-known, passing through four editions in the translator's lifetime (N.B., much of above info from Wiki). ***DESCRIPTION: Bound in full bright orange vellum, both boards having a double ruled border and a central design in gilt, gilt lettering, design and rules at head and tail on the spine, top edge is gilt over a rough-cut edge, fore- and bottom edges uncut, text presented in two columns with Italian on the left and the English translation on the right, illustrations bound in on stubs throughout the text; type Poliphilus roman and Blado italic on Van Gelder mould-made paper, printed by the Westminster Press, the illustrations printed by Daniel Jacomet, pages quarto size (just about 12" tall), pagination: (i-iv), 1-325, blank (326), colophon (327), limited edition of 1475 copies for sale, this no. 723. ***CONDITION: Binding is in near fine condition, the orange colour remains strong and deep on the spine and the boards, with none of the common fading on the spine, the gilt is bright, not rubbed; there is some light rubbing to the two bottom corners and the tail of the spine, and the boards have the usual warping, else fine. Internally the volume is fine, with a strong, square text block, solid hinges, the pages are all clean and bright, and it is entirely free of prior owner markings; there is one crease to the contents page, else fine. All illustrations are present as called for, each in fine condition. ***CITATION: Ransom pg. 168. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please contact us for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Oeuvre gravé et lithographié de Félicien Rops; 4 volumes catalogue raisonné.

      Paris Editions Pellet. 1928 - 2 Demi reliure, Grand in 4°.Tirage à 550 exemplaires numérotés. Notre exemplaire potrtant le numéro 165. publication de Maurice Exsteens formant le catalogue raisonné, définitif , de l'oeuvre de Félicien Rops et décrivant 1193 numéros intégralement reproduits. Tome I : Catalogue de l'oeuvre lithographié. Tome II : Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé - Premère partie : Oeuvres et compositions. Tome III : Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé - Deuxième partie : Frontispices et illustrations. - Troisième partie : Menus, lettrines, marques et invitations. - Quatrième partie : Planches d'essais. Tome IV : Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé. Cinquième partie : Planches libres. Catalogue des reproductions. Tables alphabétique des planches décrites. ** le volume rare ; le volume 5, il n'y a pas ( pornographique) 0 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Money Game How To Play It A New Instrument Of Economic Education (In Dj And Signed By Norman Angell)

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1928. First Edition . Blue Cloth. Near Fine Book/Very Good Dustjacket. 168 pp + game pieces in box at end. Large, distinctive signature of Angell on front free endpaper in what is apparently old fountain pen ink. Blue cloth and gilt are near fine, no loss to gilt and just a touch of shelfwear / rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards. Edges of page block with some spots of foxing, but no foxing on flat surface of pages. Game box at end shows foxing, but pieces are all present, clean and unworn: 20 one pound notes, 40 four pound notes, 60 ten pound notes, 30 fifty pound notes, 100 game cards, 2 jokers/insurance cards, and 5 score cards. In the scarce multicolor dust jacket, bright and unfaded, lightly chipped at corners with no loss of text, illustration or design, but with a few spots of foxing like those on the edge of the page block. Signed copies of this work, as well as the first edition in dust jacket, are scarce.

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