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      New York: Horace Liveright Inc, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. 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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Hardy Boys: Hunting for Hidden Gold

      Grosset & Dunlap, 1928 Published in New York by Grosset & Dunlap in 1928. First Edition (1928A-1) with correct issue points (error on page 4 line 25 "wiht" instead of "with" and Western Stories 1-5 after That Ain't All). Book very good. No DJ.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Il était une petite pie. 7 chansons et 3 chansons pour Hyacinthe avec 8 dessins en couleur. Paris. Édition Jeanne Bucher 1928. 32,5 x 25 cm. 39 lose eingelegte Seiten mit 8 ganzseitigen Pochoirillustrationen nach Goachen von Joan Miró.. Graue Originalleinenmappe mit schwarzen Schliessbändern und einer Umschlagzeichnung von Miró in Grün und Schwarz..

      Édition Jeanne Bucher, 1928. Originalausgabe. Eins der 280 Exemplare (Gesamtauflage: 300) auf Arche Bütten. Die 8 Pochoirs unseres Exemplars mit den eingedruckten Randbemerkungen, die nur in einem sehr kleinen Teil der Auflage verwendet wurden. Exemplar aus der etwas späteren Bindequote ohne die Signatur von Mirò und mit den lose eingelegten und nicht gebundenen Blättern. Erste und letzte Blätter mit leichten Stockflecken, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar des bezaubernden Künstlerbuches. Das Werk stellt den Beginn der erfolgreichen und umfangreichen Arbeiten von Miró als Buchillustrator dar. Referenz: Cramer: Joan Miró. The illustrated books, No. I - Johnson: Artist`s Books in the Modern Era 98 - Splendid pages, Seite 191 - Andel, Avant-garde page design 417-419

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      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1928. Vivid colored maple leaves paper-covered boards. This limited edition, SIGNED BY FROST was published later in the same year as the first trade edition. The glassine wrapper is missing the spine, remainder intact. #916/1000 copies specially printed and bound. Four full-page woodcuts, protected by tissue-guards, and each signed in pencil by the artist J..J. Lankes. Housed in the issued slipcase with paper label and "916" at foot. Box is nearly fine as well. 55pp. Robert Frost (1874-1963) was one of the most popular and critically respected poets of the 20th century. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1924, was award the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960. . Signed by Author and Illustrator. Limited, Signed Edition. 1/4 Green Cloth. Nearly Fine/Glassine Cover. Thin Octavo.

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        Piroscafo "Roma". NGI. Partenze da Napoli.

      Genova, Bozzo & Ceccarelli, 1928, manifesto di cm. 70 x 100, a colori, in ottimo stato. Bella immagine del "Roma" e sotto, le linee per il Sud e Nord America (Duilio, Colombo, Giulio Cesare & Augustus, Roma).

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        Death In Venice

      The First UK Printing published by Secker and Warburg in 1928. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. Ghosting to the spine, spine folds and the lower boards as commonly encountered. The gilt titling remains bright. A little pushing at the spine ends. Slight splaying of the rear board. Mild toning and spotting to the text block. Mild offsetting and spotting to the end papers with very light spotting in places elsewhere due to the quality of the paper stock used. Free from inscriptions and erasures. A very small 'Times Book Club sticker' to the lower rear pastedown which has offset onto the verso of the rear end paper. The binding remains very tight. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good+ condition. It bears the correct price of 7'6 net to the spine. Light toning to the spine and edges. Mild edge wear with loss at the spine ends and corner folds. Some splitting at the rear spine fold. The wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover. The Nobel-Prize winning author's famous novella which was the basis for Luchino Visconti's 1971 Oscar-nominated movie starring Dirk Bogarde and a Benjamin Britten's opera. Very scarce to find with such attributes. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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        Romancero Gitano 1924-1927 (Gyspy Ballads).

      Buenos Aires: Sur, 1928. First edition of Garcia Lorca's classic work. Octavo, bound in three quarters calf over marbled boards. Signed by Federico Garcia Lorca, who has drawn a face next to his signature. Books signed by Garcia Lorca are exceedingly rare, as he was killed in 1936. In very good condition with contemporary bookplate to the pastedown. Romancero Gitano (translated as Gypsy Ballads) is a poetry collection by Spanish writer Federico Garcia Lorca, published in 1928. It is his best known book of poetry. It is composed of eighteen romances with subjects like the night, death, the sky, and the moon. All of the poems deal with the Romani people and their culture. The work reflects the pains of a people who live on the margins of society and who feel persecuted by the representatives of authority and for their struggle against that authority. However, Garcia Lorca himself points out that his interest is focused not on describing a specific situation, but on the clash that occurs again and again between the forces encountered: in a poem that describes the struggle between the Civil Guard and the gypsies, he calls these sides "Roman" and "Carthaginian" to imply the permanence of the conflict. "Their imagery is often vividly synaesthetic, inventive and unexpected . . . the poems celebrate and lament the concrete and the mysterious, in language that manages both to be startlingly fresh and obviously in debt to a rich tradition, that of the traditional Spanish ballad and its offshoots" (Gyln Pursglove).

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        Das Gesamtwerk. [Herausgegeben von Fritz Werle]. 8 Bände [kmpl.]. (1) Das große Geheimnis. (2) Geschichte der Magie. Erster Halbband. (3) [Dasselbe] Zweiter Halbband. (4) Dogma und Ritual der Hohen Magie. Erster Band: Dogma. (5) [Dasselbe] Zweiter Band: Das Ritual. (6) Die salomonischen Schlüssel. (7) Das Buch der Weisen. (8) Der Schlüssel zu den großen Mysterien nach Henoch, Abraham, Hermes Trismegistos und Salomon. Dtsch. Erstausg.

      Wien, München-Planegg u. Leipzig, Otto Wilhelm Barth Verlag, 1925-1928. - 243 S., 1 Bl. / 294 S. / 252 S. / 273 S. / 341 S. / 94 S., 1 Bl. / 237 S., 1 Bl. mit 2 Taf. / 392 S., 1 Bl.; Bd. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 u. 8 mit einigen Abb. im Text, 8°, Goldgepr. O-Leinen (8 Bde.) Standardwerk der Magie. - Eliphas Lévi (1810-1875), einer der meistzitierten Okkultisten Frankreichs. Laut Miers haben nahezu alle okkulten Bewegungen aus seinen Werken geschöpft ohne seinen Namen zu erwähnen. So sind z.B. "Geheimlehre" von Blavatsky u. in "Morals and Dogma" von Albert Pike ganze Absätze aus seinen Hauptwerken enthalten. Die Anregung zu "Dogma und Ritual der Hohen Magie" verdankt Levi dem polnischen Mathematiker, Erfinder u. Okkultisten Jean-Marie Wronski [d.i. Jean Marie Hoene]. Die praktische Erprobung der Evokationen erfolgte durch seine Bekanntschaft mit Bulwer-Lytton 1854 in London. Einzelheiten sind bei Papus "Almanach du Magiste. Paris 1894" nachzulesen u. in der Levi Biografie von Chacornac. - Einbände tlw. leicht fleckig u. berieben; wenige Seiten u. zwei Vorsätze etwas fleckig; ganz vereinzelte Bleistiftanstreichungen, sonst gute Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Kewpies and the Runaway Baby

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1928. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Good. Rose O'Neill. 8vo (6),11,(3) pp. Red cloth titled in black on the spine and upper board. Illustrated throughout in two colors by the author, using black and shades of translucent red verging into pink tones. Charming story of O'Neill's famous Kewpies on the baby hunt told in pictures, prose and rhyme. One page with a short closed marginal tear else a fine copy with only a trace or wear and a tiny abrasion on the front free endpaper. The rare dustwrapper is present. It is not price-clipped, but has repaired splits at the spine folds and lacks 1½" at the tip of the spine strip otherwise gives a very good presentation.

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        Angiò uomo d'acqua Romanzo con 25 disegni dell'autore

      Edizioni Alpes, 1928. Rarissima edizione in 100 esemplari (il nostro è il 68): si presenta come una prova di stampa. All'occhiello è aggiunta l'indicazione "Di questo volume sono stati tirati 100 esemplari marginosi in carta a mano bianca numerati dall'1 al 100", segue il frontespizio e il testo stampato su fogli di formato diseguale: i quinterni sono composti infatti da carte in formato normale (cm.19,5x13) e carte con amplissimi margini esterni, in formato cm.19,5x19,5, 22,5x19,5 o 22,5x13,5. Al testo, segue, con numerazione a cifre romane, l'"Elenco alfabetico dei termini marinareschi e delle voci meno comuni usate in questo romanzo". Il romanzo è illustrato da 25 tavole f.t. con disegni dell'autore In ottavo

      [Bookseller: Di Mano in Mano]
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        Le Jeu du Ring

      Crès et Cie 1928 - Paris, aux éditions Crès et Cie, 1928 In 12, 230 pp. non rognées Reliure en demi-chagrin bordeaux à coins, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés, dos à cinq nerfs. Exemplaire en très bon état. Édition originale numéroté 18/75 sur papier vélin de Rives. Tirage de tête. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bohemian, Literary and Social Life in Paris

      George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, London, 1928 First edition, first impression.Octavo. Original burgundy cloth, titles and rule to spine got, top edge gilt. With the dust jacket.A lovely copy in the dust jacket with a little fading at the spine. A scarce book in this condition. [96]

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        The Bishop's Wife.

      Indianaopolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company,, 1928. Octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles to spine and front board black, top edge orange, blue patterned endpapers. With the art deco dust jacket. An excellent copy in bright cloth of this poorly-produced book, in the bright jacket with a couple of nicks, minor chips and a little rubbing to spine ends and edges. First edition, first printing. The novel was the basis for the 1947 film of the same name, starring Cary Grant, David Niven, and Loretta Young, and later the 1996 film, The Preacher's Wife, starring Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston and Courtney B. Vance.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Kewpies and the Runaway Baby

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1928. 8vo (6),11,(3) pp. Red cloth titled in black on the spine and upper board. Illustrated throughout in two colors by the author, using black and shades of translucent red verging into pink tones. Charming story of O'Neill's famous Kewpies on the baby hunt told in pictures, prose and rhyme. One page with a short closed marginal tear else a fine copy with only a trace or wear and a tiny abrasion on the front free endpaper. The rare dustwrapper is present. It is not price-clipped, but has repaired splits at the spine folds and lacks 1½" at the tip of the spine strip otherwise gives a very good presentation. / Good.

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        Lord Peter Views The Body

      London: Gollancz, 1928. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1928. A near fine book. A touch of spotting to the edges. Edges a little rubbed but in superb condition.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Mediterranean Domestic Architecture in the United States

      Cleveland, OH: J. H. Jansen, 1928. 1st . Hardcover. Very Good. leatherette covers; rubbing to extremities, light foxing to fore edge of text block, interior bright and clean. Profusely illustrated with photos and floor plans.

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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 Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine+. 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.

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        Nothing Is Sacred

      New York: Coward-McCann, Inc, 1928. First Edition. Realistic study of an Iowa family in a small town; in it, Herbst begins to explore the impact of capitalist values on American domestic life which would later form the basis of her important proletarian trilogy pubilshed between 1933 and 1939. The book was greeted with critical acclaim upon publication, a fact attested to by the high-profile blurbs on the advertising band, from Ring Lardner, Ford Madox Ford, and Ernest Hemingway. An attractive copy of the author's first book. HANNA 1675. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); rough blue cloth with titling stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 244pp. Laid into this copy is a half-page typed letter, signed, addressed to literary editor Aaron Asher (dated October 21, 1959). Hint of a lean, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly rubbed at extremities, with a few shallow chips at spine ends and several short tears; Very Good+, with the publisher's printed wraparound band intact.

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        Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29. Scientific Reports.London, British Museum, 1930-1939. Volumes 1-6/2 (54 parts). 4to. With ca. 200 plates. Original cloth and wrappers.

      A complete set, through volume 6/2, of these important expedition reports. Contents: Vol.1: Preliminary Account of the Expedition and Physiological Researches "The Leader's Party" (nos. 1-13); Vol.2: Plancton and Hydrographical Researches "The Boat Party" (nos. 1-8); Vol.3: Ecological Researches "The Reef Party" (nos. 1-10); Vol.4: Reports on Systematic Zoology and Botany (nos. 1-15); Vol.5 & 6: Reports on Systematic Zoology (continuation).A fine set in original half cloth and original printed wrappers.

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        Menu - Program] Rustlers Bull Sheet Big Feed of the A & F (Abercrombie & Fitch) Rustlers

      1928 - Two broadsides - Spring Roundup, Elks Ranch, May 16, 1928. Most likely a coming out party for the new owner and chief operator, James S. Cobb & Otis L. Guernsey, of Abercrombie & Fitch. Before the head throbbing music and horrendous perfume filled mall shops, A & F was a brand that outfitted presidents and pioneers, authors and actors, explorers and icons. David T. Abercrombie founded "Abercrombie Co." in a downtown shop at 36 South Street in Manhattan on June 4, 1892. His infatuation with the great outdoors fueled his search for the best gadgets and gear which he provided for the "gentlemen camper". An early enthusiast was a New York Lawyer, Ezra Fitch, who grew tired of his day job and purchased a major share of the company and eventually entirely took control in 1907. In 1928, Fitch retired from the company and sold his shares to his brother-in-law, James S. Cobb. Soon Cobb became president and Otis L. Guernsey, an employee of the store, became vice president. This Menu/Program seems to be the debut of the new guard with a listing of all the participants, a "Grub List" which suggests the availability of alcohol during prohibition - "COCKTAIL SHAKERS-used in serving tonic tonight For Sale in our Prohibition Department although never advertised." Also, a question and answer with various attendees. Clean copy, closed 2 cm. tear at top of both sheets. Orig. orange card stock. Very good

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

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1928 - An about Fine copy of the book, sharp, square and unread and with the gilt bright. In a Very Good dust jacket that has several small chips and tears. Rare in the dust jacket. Amelia Earhart crafted a thrilling narrative for her first published work in 1928, detailing her first flight across the Atlantic with William Stultz. Combining actual log entries made during the voyage with childhood memories and her early interest in flight, Earhart's tale ends with a broader discussion of women and aviation, breaking ground for the women's rights movement in the mid 30's. She would later make the first female solo flight across the Atlantic and then disappear in the Pacific during her attempted first female circumnavigation of the globe. Named one of National Geographic's "100 greatest adventure books of all time." "Isolation breeds distrust and differences of outlook. Anything which tends to annihilate distance destroys isolation, and brings the world and its' peoples closer together." (Earhart). about Fine in Very Good dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      EDIZIONI DI SOLARIA, FIRENZE 1928 - ITALIANO Questa ed. si compone di una prima tiratura numerata dall'1 al 700 e di una seconda tiratura su doppio Guinea numerata dal I al XL, il ns esemplare fa parte di questa seconda tiratura e riporta il n. 1, lieve e naturale ingiallimento delle pagine, piccolo segno con biro rossa a pag. 17, coperta rigida in tutta tela avorio, con tassello marrone e titoli d'oro al dorso, con alcuni aloni e lievi segni di usura al piede, alla cima ed alle punte La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        The Tower

      London: Macmillan, 1928. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine/Fine. Superb First Impression (one of only 2000 copies) of this cornerstone of the Modern Movement, "a peak in English poetry" (Connolly), "the summit of Yeats's creative achievement. He thought it the best book he had written, and he was right." (ODNB) Small 8vo: vi,110,[2, ads]pp. Publisher's olive-green cloth, spine and upper cover lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt with one of Thomas Sturge Moore's most beautiful cover engravings, depicting Ballylee and its reflection; all edges untrimmed; sea-green pictorial dust jacket printed in black, repeating Moore's cover design and priced 6/-. A very Fine, bright copy, apparently unread, in a virtually flawless jacket marred only by several faint tape ghosts unseen on the verso. Connolly 56a. Wade 158. The Tower opens with a meditation on aging or, more specifically, on how to escape it. In "Sailing to Byzantium," the poet dreams of leaving Ireland, "no country for old men," to be reincarnated as a singing mechanical bird in a Byzantine court. In "The Tower," Yeats laments his lost love for Maude Gonne, "a strikingly beautiful former débutante, with the height and presence of a Valkyrie" (ONDB), and ruminates on reconciling his youthful spirit with his aging body. The collection also contains his two great sequences on history and violence, ‘Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen,' inspired by the Bolshevik Revolution, and ‘Meditations in Time of Civil War,' an account of the chaos that gripped Ireland from 1922 to 1923. The tower of the title was Thoor Ballylee, in County Galway, near Coole, in which Yeats and his family lived during the 1920s, when they weren't in their Dublin townhouse. This sixteenth-century Norman castle consisted of four floors with just one room on each, connected by a spiral stone stairway built into the seven-foot thickness of the massive outer wall. Each floor had a window overlooking the river which flowed alongside. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        The Christopher Robin Story Book - Rebound in full leather and SIGNED to the title page

      Methuen, 1928. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Methuen in 1928. A good book with some light marks and spots to some pages and a little to the page edges. Superbly rebound in full blue leather with gilt lettering to the spine and marbled endpapers. SIGNED by the author without dedication to the title page. A rare signed copy.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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      Barse & Co., New York, N. Y.; Newark, N. J. 1928 - (Baseball) FAN AND FANNIE THE BASEBALL TWINS by Valrie McMahan. New York, N. Y.; Newark, N. J.: Barse & Co., (1928). First edition. 8vo - 6-1/16" x 8-3/16". Color pictorial paper covered boards with just the slightest touches of wear to the corners and edges for a magnificent copy of the book. Original publisher's color pictorial cardboard box with light overall wear but still completely intact and quite wonderful. Color pictorial endpapers. 62 pp. The Good Fairy brings three baseballs, two white and one brown, to life as children and watches over them as they play and visit with animals and flowers. Illustrated with sixteen half page full color drawings by McMahan. Internally the book is flawless. The condition of the book is NEAR FINE. The condition of the original publisher's box is VERY GOOD. Only four copies located in OCLC/WorldCat and only one of these lists the original publisher's box (UCLA). RARE Note: Cover title is FAN AND FANNIE THE BASE BALL TWINS [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Henry Ford signs first edition copy of "The Story of Mary and Her Little Lamb" , book published by him and wife Clara Jane Bryant in 1928

      Michigan, Circa 1928. 5" x 7.875". "Hardcover first edition copy of "The Story of Mary and Her Little Lamb" published in Dearborn, Michigan in 1928 by "Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ford", with half-title page signed "Henry Ford" in black fountain pen near center right. Book has faux leather brown covers gilt-embossed with book title, and marbleized endpapers. Signature is clear and strong. Book in overall very fine condition. Missing front end paper, loosened binding at front hinge, and former Pontiac, MI book owner address label affixed to front end paper. Expected wear includes some light cover scuffs and paperclip ghost impressions. Book measures 5"" x 7.875""."This is the story of Mary and her lamb, the school, and all the other persons and incidents noted in the famous verses. There was a Mary, and there was a lamb", begins this delightful account of the real Mary of Sarah Josepha Hale's verses. This children's book includes facsimiles of historical documents, drawings, photographs, and stills from the 1912 silent film of the same name to recount the personal history of Mary Sawyer (1806-1889), a Massachusetts farm girl who famously befriended an abandoned lamb.The name of Henry Ford (1863-1947) is synonymous with cars. Ford was one of the founders of the Ford Motor Company established in 1903. Ford perfected mass production techniques, which enabled the manufacture of cheaper cars. Automobiles would revolutionize transportation throughout the world, and millions of Americans with disposable income discovered the delight and danger of driving.Ford's personal fortune thus guaranteed, he pursued numerous extracurricular interests. In addition to running his corporation, Ford became involved with publishing. He subsidized a weekly journal called the Dearborn Independent in the 1920s. "The Story of Mary's Little Lamb" was not Ford's first foray into children's book publishing; he published "The Case Against the Little White Slaver", an anti-smoking book, in 1914.Ford was an extremely polarizing figure. He championed a living wage, a 40-hour work week, and the hiring of women, blacks, and the handicapped, yet he also publically espoused anti-Semitic views. Ford's publishing of children's and public service books only further complicates this image."

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        Liste des Grands Vins Fins 1928.

      S.l., Imp. Draeger, 1928, 1 vol. in-4° étroit (315 x 132) en cahiers maintenus par une ficelle noire cousue, sous couverture cartonnée dorée, noire et rouge, illustrée d'un lettrage Art Déco légèrement gaufré "NICOLAS" sur le plat supérieur, "FINES BOUTEILLES" sur plat plat inférieur, de (24) pp. Coins légèrement émoussés, t4 petites marques de scotch sur les gardes, très bel exemplaire par ailleurs. - Second catalogue des établissements Nicolas après le rarissime et mythique 1927. Il est illustré de 3 compositions sur doubles pages d'après les affiches de Charles Loupot. Ce tarif, tout en n'étant pas introuvable comme le 1927, est tout de même rarissime aussi. Réf. biblio. : Oberlé, "Une bibliothèque bachique", fiche 597, (n'annonce que 22 pages et seulement 2 compositions !).

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        The Station. Athos: Treasures and Men.

      Duckworth 1928 - The First UK Printing published by Duckworth in 1928. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Original Blue cloth has a little rubbing at the corners. Gilt titling remains very bright. Light toning to the text block with a little spotting to the prelims. Pages remain clean. Free from erasures and inscriptions. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. A little toned to the spine with mild edge wear with a little loss to the lower front edge and spine ends. A few professional Japanese tissue paper repairs to the verso. The coloured designs to the covers remain very bright. Mild vertical crease to the spine. The wrapper looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. One of Byron's earliest titles with a frontispiece of Simopetra and 32 further B/W photographic illustrations, mainly by the author. In a 1984 reprint of The Station, John Julius Norwich, himself a life-long traveller, writes in a very erudite Introduction : 'No better portrait of the Holy Mountain exists than this, written as it was nearly sixty years ago; nor is it likely to be surpassed in the future. Here, in short, is a classic. And a classic it will remain. What higher praise than this can be gained by someone who was only twenty-two when he wrote the book. Robert Byron changed the English-speaking world's view of Byzantine art and culture through 'The Station' and 'The Byzantine Achievement', published the year after. This book is therefore more than a travel book and more than a study of the monastic society of Mount Athos. It is also a historical enquiry into the civilization of Byzantium seen in its only surviving manifestation. With typical Byzantine complexity the obscure title of the book is only explained in the last sentence : 'This is the Holy Mountain Athos, station of a faith where all the years have stopped'.' Byron was to go on to write his classic title 'The Road To Oxiana' in 1937 before being tragically killed aged 35 in 1941 after his ship, the 'SS Jonathan Holt', was torpedoed by U-97 a submarine in the North Atlantic. His body was never found. A very sharp title and scarce title to find with such attributes. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Tower

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1928. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front cover gilt, top edge trimmed, others untrimmed. Spine lightly browned, minor rubbing to extremities, gatherings unopened; an excellent copy. First edition, first impression, of what is generally accepted to be Yeats's single most important collection. The Tower includes many of Yeats's greatest and most enduring poems, including "Sailing to Byzantium", "Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen", "Leda and the Swan", and "Among School Children".

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      Garden City, New York: Published for the Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1928.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-287 [288: blank], original black cloth, front panel stamped in red and blind, spine panel stamped in red. First edition. Weird mystery thriller in which a drug turns man into crazed killer. Swem was, for many years, secretary to Woodrow Wilson, a mystery fiction addict. Bleiler (1978), p. 190. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1994), p. 785. A fine copy in very good plus pictorial dust jacket with light shelf wear at edges, some general mild dust soiling, and two small spots on front panel. (#149817)

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        Catalogue of Greek and Etruscan Vases. I, Early Vases

      Harvard University Press, Cambridge 1928 - Catalogue of Greek and Etruscan Vases. I: Early Vases, Preceding Athenian Black-Figured Ware. Published for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, by the Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1928. 235pp. plus XCX plates. Tiny nick to edge, and foxing to spine label, else fine, in cloth-backed boards with paper spine label. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Bíblia : versió dels textos originals i comentaris / Montserrat (Monestir), Abadia de Montserrat, Bonaventura Ubach (dir)

      Monestir de Montserrat - La Bíblia : versió dels textos originals i comentaris pels monjos de Montserrat Bonaventura Ubach; Salvador Obiols; Jordi Ma Riera; Ramiro Augé y Montanyà; y otros Montserrat: Monestir de Montserrat, 1928-1982 (nuestro primer volumen es una reimpresión de 1928 de la primera edición de 1926) Texto en catalán y en latín. Título en la portadilla de los vol. 23-25: La Biblia ilustrada. 28 volúmenes. Encuadernación en tela con sobrecubiertas de papel, se conservan todas menos una. Lomo liso y redondeado, con cajos. Papel verjurado con filigrana "Montserrat". Obra impresa "a favor de fibra": las hojas y la cubierta se abren fácilmente y permanecen abiertas sin esfuerzo. Texto en catalán, con ladillos a ambos lados del cuerpo del texto (el texto de la vulgata, en latín y referencias) y pies de página (comentarios). Cuatro cuerpos de letra diferentes, uno para cada tipo de texto. Tipografía humanista. Libro sin foxing, manchas de humedad, ni de oxidación. Obra robusta y muy bien conservada. El proyecto de una nueva traducción de la Biblia en catalán, tras las medievales que sólo se conservaban fragmentariamente y la Biblia valenciana de 1478 contra la que la inquisición abrió proceso (y de la que no se conservan prácticamente ejemplares), se emprendió en 1926 y quedó inacabado. Quedaron sin publicar los evangelios de Marcos y Lucas. En principio tenía que nacer bajo el patrocinio de Francesc Cambó y la Fundación Bíblica catalana, pero divergencias irreconciliables entre éste y el gran artífice de la obra, Bonaventura Ubach, hicieron imposible perpetuar la colaboración. Que Ubach es el gran artífice, debe afirmarse descontando el hecho, conocido, de que la obra que presentamos es considerada una obra colectiva, la de la abadía, y de que en conjunto es tenida, y así lo debe ser, un gran monumento benedictino. El proyecto con Cambó se truncó, como decíamos y acabó siendo obra de Bonaventura, probablemente el monje más insigne que ha tenido la abadía. En su primera estancia en Palestina (1906-1910) concibió varios proyectos: el de dos biblias en catalán: una manual, y la otra comentada, el museo bíblico (1927) y el de un libro del su viaje al Sinaí. Ubach llegó como profesor del monasterio benedictino de Jerusalén. Rápidamente estableció contactos con la comunidad árabe para aprender la lengua, y a tales contactos debemos sumar, evidentemente, los que estableció con la comunidad judía. Gracias a estas relaciones pudo hacer sus primeras exploraciones de los lugares bíblicos, pero los viajes más importantes los quiso emprender solo, como el viaje al Sinaí. En este, emulando, hasta donde le permitía su erudición bíblica (que ya era famosa en Roma), el mismo trayecto que los antiguos judíos, además de hacerla con el mismo medio de transporte: la caravana. Todo esto, no lo olvidemos, no por capricho, sino por afán escrupuloso a la fidelidad. Un afán que se transmitió a la obra y que consta como su principal ganancia respecto de las traducciones anteriores. Y un afán que le llevó, por ejemplo, a estudiar las costumbres de la población autóctona para hacer comparaciones antropológicas con las de las poblaciones descritas en el texto sagrado, o cosechar exhaustivamente la flora de donde pasaba, piezas arqueológicas, y acumular documentación gráfica (que se recoge en la obra, en volúmenes independientes: 1929, 1934, 1954). Hay que tener en cuenta que todo este trabajo de campo era una innovación notable en la época, y que por él fue nombrado 1934 «patrón de los excursionistas», y Medalla de oro del excursionismo por el Centro Excursionista de Cataluña. Se ganó en la época, a pulso, su apodo: «el geógrafo de la Biblia». No era para menos: al final de sus tres viajes y estancias había visitado los países del Éxodo, de Josué y de los jueces; los Reyes, los profetas, los Macabeos; las tierras de Jesús y de San Pablo. (Para leer reseña completa visite nuestra página web) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Avantures Satyriques de Florinde. Habitant de la Basse Région de la lune. Publié d'après l'exemplaire de 1625 et décorés d'eaux-fortes par J.-E. Laboureur.

      - P., se vendent au Cabinet du Livre, 1928, In-8, br., XIV-155 pp. Tirée à 440 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci est un des 15 sur Japon Impérial contenant une suite des 6 hors-texte de J.-E. Laboureur."Edité par Jean Fort au Cabinet du Livre et sur l'initiative de Bertrand Guégan, ce roman "osé" n'avait jamais été réedité. Cette "imitation à la gauloise" du Satyricon attribué d'abord à Charles Sorel , est dû, pour le présentateur, à la plume du Sieur Henry de Codony, valet de chambre de Monsieur". Sylvain Laboureur. Livres [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      1928 - 395x290mm. An original sequence of six cartoons, in ink on paper, depicting the scenes from the final day of the first test at Brisbane in 1928: the England team cheerful at the overnight rain, the Australians glum, the final scene being a procession of Australian batsmen as they were dismissed in quick succession. Signed by Mailey in the lower right hand corner. Mounted, framed and glazed. The Brisbane Test of 1928 saw England utilise the best of the conditions to build a large first innings lead only for the heavy overnight rain to produce an unplayable sticky wicket, which saw Australia quickly bowled out for a paltry 66 to loose by 675 runs. Don Bradman, pictured here amongst the procession of dismissed batsmen, playing in his first test, made 18 and 1 and was dropped for the next test. Arthur Mailey (1886-1967) was a successful leg break bowler, taking 99 wickets from Australia in 21 tests between 1921 and 1929, however his lasting talent was as a cartoonist and he had a particular knack of caricaturing his team mates and opponents, his ready wit creating a humorous narrative with a sequence of cartoons. He drew for the Sydney Arrow and Bulletin and the London Bystander as well as writing and illustrating a number of books, most notably his account of the Bodyline series, And Then Came Larwood and his autobiography, 10 for 66 And All That. Although individual sketches appear occasionally complete cartoon sequences are rarely seen in commerce. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Kurtzgefasste Missions-Geschichte oder Historischer Auszug der evangelischen Missions-Berichte aus Ost-Indien von dem Jahr 1705 bis zu Ende des Jahres 1736, ... Halle, Waisenhaus, 1740. 4to. With 2 engraved folding maps (the second crudely highlighted in colour by a later hand). Contemporary tanned sheepskin.

      German Africana 1928; Robert, Converting Colonialism (2008), pp. 26-28. First and only edition in the original German of an account of the Dänisch-Hallesche mission on the Carnatic coast in southeast India, from the beginning in 1705 to 1736. The Dänisch-Hallesche mission was the first Protestant mission and many resulting reports were published in the magazine Hallesche Berichte . Niekamp digested its first 44 chapters and organized them in two main parts: the first dealing with geography, inhabitants, languages etc. and the second treating the mission itself in chronological order; this if followed by a comprehensive index. The work contains a preface by Gotthilf August Francke, the son of the August Hermann Francke, who was one of the driving forces in the creation of the mission.The turn-ins caused some offsetting through the endpapers to the margins of the first and last few leaves, otherwise a very good copy, with only some occasional spots. The binding is rubbed with chips and superficial wear to the spine, but otherwise in good condition.

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        Architekten C.F. Harsdorff

      Kobenhavn: Selskabet Til Udgivelse Af Danske Mindesmaerker. Hardcover. 311 pages. Text in Danish. Printed upon glossy stock. Abundant black and white illustrations and diagrams. Possibly rebound in maroon boards. Prior owner's signature, dated 1929, atop half-title page else unmarked. Average wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1928. First Edition.

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        Ashenden - First UK Edition 1928 - Rebound by Asprey

      Heinemann, 1928. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing bound in half-leather by Asprey and Co. Ltd. Gilt titling and page edging with marbled endpapers. A superb binding

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        La relève du matin

      Paris : L'Arbre Chez Spes Editeur, 1928. Edition limited to 525 examples, of which this is one of 465 numbered copies onVélin pur fil Lafuma(copy no. 375). Large octavo, publisher's brown wrappers printed in black, 310 pp + contents page + colophon, illustrated with 10 hors-texte lithographs in black by Robert Delaunay, all with tissue guards intact; a fine copy, partially uncut. The first illustrated edition of Montherlant's first published work (1920), a collection of prose pieces inspired by the tragic sacrifice of youth in the Great War.

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        Judgment of Dr. Johnson

      G. P.PUTNAM SONS, NY 1928 - foreword by C. C. Martindale, S.V., gilt lettering on front cover and spine, bookplate to inside front cover, spotted pages and foredges, spotting on spine, covers rubbed DATE PUBLISHED: 1928 EDITION: FIRST ED 121 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Post-War Monetary Stabilization

      Columbia University Press, 1928. iv, 109 pp. Index. Three lectures on post-war monetary stabilization delivered by Professor Cassel at Columbia University in concert with the Julius Beer Foundation. Lecture titles include: Inflation and Stabilization of Currencies, The Stabilization of the Value of Gold, and The New Gold Standard. "Cassel was beyond doubt one of the outstanding figures in economic science during the inter-war period. His authority was second only to that of Lord Keynes, and his advice was eagerly sought on many occasions by his own Government and by foreign Governments." - Paul Enzig. Maroon exterior adorned with gilt titling and publisher's device. Average wear. Binding intact. Usual library markings. A sound copy. Masui page 1425. Former Library Copy

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