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        E.T.A. Hoffmanns Sämtliche Werke. Historisch-kritische Ausgabe mit Einleitungen, Anmerkungen und Lesearten.

      München und Leipzig, Georg Müller, 1908-1928. - Bände 1-4, 6-10 in 8 Bänden. (So komplett, der 5.Bd. ist nie erschienen) 21,5 cm. Original geflecktes Halbleder (Hardcover) m. 2 ggpr. RS, Vollgelbschnitt. Gut. Minimal bestoßen und beschabt. E.T.A. Hoffmann. Bd. 1: XXVIII, 507 (1) S. Mit 10 Tafelabb. (dav. 1 gefalt.). u. 1 gefalt. Faksim. (Nr. 570 von 1.500 Exemplaren). Bd.2: XIII, 374 S. Mit 6 Bildbeigaben u. 1 Stammtafel. Bd.3: XVIII, 447 S. Mit 9 Bildbeig. u. 1 Faksim. Bd.4: CIV, 342 /1) S. Mit 15 Bildbeig. u. 1 Vign. i. Text. Bd.6: LVIII, 405 S. : Mit 9 Bildbeig. Bd.7: LII, 403 S. Mit 10 Bildbeig. Bd.8: C, 465 S. Mit 9 Bildbeig. u. 1 Vign. i. Text. Bd.9/10: 5 Bll., 228 (1) S. Mit 7 Bildbeigaben und 1. Faksimile. Die komplette Reihe mit Band 9/10 ist extrem selten! [Romantik] Bitte beachten Sie, dass die angegebenen Versandkosten nur für Sendungen bis zu einem Gesamtgewicht von 1 Kg gelten. Bei schwereren Sendungen betragen die Versandkosten innerhalb Deutschands € 5,00. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles; Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by the Philological Society. Edited by James H. Murray.

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1888–1928 - 10 volumes bound in 20, large quarto (340 x 263 mm). Publisher's dark red straight-grain quarter morocco, red cloth sides, titles and university crest to spines gilt, top edges gilt, dark red endpapers. Typical light variation to spines, a couple headcaps expertly restored; an excellent, handsomely bound set. First edition in book form of "the greatest treasure-house of any language in the world, unrivalled for its comprehensiveness and ease of consultation as well as for its reliability and scholarship" (PMM). "The scheme of 'a completely new English Dictionary' was conceived in 1858 Herbert Coleridge and after him Dr. F. J. Furnivall, were the first editors. Their work, which covered 20 years, consisted mainly in the collection of materials, and it was not until Dr. J. A. H. Murray took the matter up in 1878 that the preparation of the Dictionary began to take active form . The essential feature of the Dictionary is its historical method, by which the meaning and form of the words are traced from their earliest appearance on the basis of an immense number of quotations, collected by more than 800 voluntary workers. The Dictionary contains a record of 414,825 words, whose history is illustrated by 1,827,306 quotations" (Drabble, 728). The Dictionary was originally issued in fascicles which were then gathered into book form. After Murray's death the editing was entrusted to his colleagues Henry Bradley, W. A. Craigie, and C. T. Onions. "The scale of the OED was astonishing by comparison with that of any English dictionary published before the end of the nineteenth century. Murray had revolutionized the whole process by which the English language was mapped" (ODNB). These volumes are titled "The Oxford Dictionary" to the spine, whereas the trade binding was bound as, "A New English Dictionary". The University Press had used "The Oxford Dictionary" as the title in its catalogues and advertisements from at least 1904. The dictionary was officially renamed "The Oxford English Dictionary" in 1933 on the publication of the first supplement, edited by W. A. Craigie and C. T. Onions. Printing and the Mind of Man 371. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Arte y Decoración en España (12 Tomos en 11 volúmenes) Arquitectura - Arte Decorativo.

      1917-1928. Ed. V. Casellas Moncanut, Editor. - V. Casellas Moncanut, Editor. . Col. Año 1917, tom. I - Año 1928, tom.XI-XII. 11 Vol. . . Folio Mayor. Tela Editorial. Arquitectura / Ingeniería / Construcción / Urbanismo , Bellas Artes / Catálogos (General), Local España (España) . Monumental obra del arte y la decoración española en toda su extensión artística como la Arquitectura, Cerámica, Escultura, marfiles, pintura, etc. Profusamente ilustrada con láminas fotográficas. Encuadernado en tela editorial estampada con motivos florales y el escudo real dorado. Tela de portadas rozadas, resto buen estado .

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        1928 Orville Wright Typed Letter Signed

      1928 - American aviation pioneer Orville Wright (1871-1948) signed this typed letter to Rev. H. Randel Lookabill the day after Christmas thanking him for “the kindly sentiments” of his previous letter. Typed on Orville Wright’s personal stationery measuring 10” x 7” and archivally matted with an image of Wright to 13 ¼” x 19”. Includes the original transmittal envelope. Condition: Some slight toning and two pin holes at top of paper, otherwise very good condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        America Central.

      Santa Lucia, San Salvador, 1928. 2°, 8 Blatt Geleitwort in 3 Sprachen (Deutsch, Englisch und Spanisch), 1 Tafel mit Inhalt und 40 farbige Bilder auf Pappen montiert (komplett !) inneliegend in einer betitelten OHalbleinenmappe mit einem farbigen Deckelbild - die Mappe leicht ber. sonst schöner Zustand - 1928. Eine sehr seltene Kunstmappe ! a71128 Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        Dames de Californie

      First edition, one of 20 numbered copies on Japan paper, the tirage de tête.Elegant half black calf over snakeskin-effect marbled paper boards by Goy & Vilaine, spine in six compartments with name, date, author and title in palladium, maroon endpapers and pastedowns, top edge palladium, covers and spine preserved. With a frontispiece portrait of Joseph Kessel by Achille Ouvré.A very good copy in an elegant binding. Emile Hazan Paris 1928 14,5x19,5cm relié

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        POGREBETSKI A.I. DENEZHNOE OBRASHCHENIE I FINANSY KITAYA& HARBIN 1928 CATALOG

      A.I.POGREBETSKI DENEZHNOE OBRASHCHENIE I FINANSY KITAYA HARBIN 1928 Currency and finance of China = Chung-kuo pi chih kʻao yü chin tai chin jung IN RUSSIAN HARBIN, CHINA, 1928 VIII, 436 [38 - ADVERTISING] pp., 27.5 x 19 cm. LITHOGRAPHED SOFT COVER RICHLY ILLUSTRATED: TABLES IN TEXT AND ON SEPARATE PLATES - COLOR AND B/W FIRST AND ONLY LIMITED EDITION, VERY RARE. CONDITION: COVER WORN, RUBBED, CHIPPED COVERS AND ONE BLOCK DETACHED. BINDING STARTED GETTING LOOSE SPINE MISSING TO 1/3 TITLE PAGE, FIRST PAGES AND SEVERAL PAGES WITH SOME FOXING WEIGHT: 1263 gr. Shipping cost to USA $47. Sorry for this misleading but I'm registered on ebay of USA therefore I can't put above more than $25. I send it EMS FROM ISRAEL Shipping cost to RUSSIA $68. I SEND IT EMS А.И. Погребецкий Денежное обращение и финансы Китая. Издание Экономического бюро Кит. Вост. Жел. Дор. Харбин, 1929. VIII, 436, [38] с. 27.5 х 19 см. Редкость. В монографии рассмотрены китайские монеты и боны. Первым трудом на русском языке стало в 1848 году сочинение монаха Иоакинфа Бичурина, в одном из разделов которого рассматривались китайские монеты. Всего в библиографии темы указано 47 материалов на русском языке по 1928 год и большое количество на английском и других европейских языках, а также рукописные переводы ряда работ на китайском («Новое описание монет Китая», «История денежного обращения в Китае») и японском («Денежное обращение Манчжурии») языках. В краткой исторической справке освещены «Основы денежного обращения Китая», а затем рассмотрены монеты и боны - «Бумажные денежные знаки», «Денежные суррогаты» и так далее. Колебания курса банкнот центральных банков (их было тогда несколько) и правительственных обязательств, а также не прекращавшаяся Гражданская война вызвали к жизни бесконечное количество разного рода и вида денежных суррогатов. Во второй части даются характеристики денежного рынка Манчжурии, а в третьей - проект реформы денежного обращения. Александр Ильич Погребецкий (1891-1952) был руководителем банковского учреждения и управляющим финансами иркутского Политцентра, позже - Управляющим Ведомством финансов Временного правительства Дальнего Востока - Приморской Земской Управы, и членом финансовых комиссий Учредительного и Народного собраний Дальневосточной республики. Родился в Иркутске в 1893 г.,здесь же окончил русскую гимназию. В 1910-е гг. вступил в партию эсеров. Высшего образования не получил и, хотя в дальнейшем занимал ответственные должности, которые могли быть по плечу только весьма грамотному человеку, всю жизнь оставался фактически экономистом-самоучкой. Несмотря на отсутствие высшего образования, Погребецкий не только был финансистом высокого класса, одним из самых крупных знатоков рыночных отношений и денежного обращения на Дальнем Востоке, обладателем огромной коллекции вышедших из употребления денежных знаков (монет и бон) и пр., но и автором ряда книг, до сих пор остающихся уникальным источником исторической информации на эту тему: «Денежное обращение и денежные знаки Дальнего Востока за период войны и революции (1914-1924)» (Харбин, 1924)4, «Экономические очерки современной Японии» (Харбин, 1927), «Денежное обращение и финансы Китая» (Харбин, 1929), «На пути к золотому стандарту» (Харбин, 1930). Его имя включено в «Адресную книжку коллекционеров денежных знаков и бон, выпущенных на территории бывшей Российской империи» (М., 1925). В 1917 или в 1918 г. Погребецкий женился на Маргарите Фадеевне Вольской. В годы Гражданской войны он был управляющим Народным банком в Иркутске, а после образования Дальневосточной республики (апрель 1920; просуществовала до ноября 1922) -- директором банка ДВР. В октябре 1919 г. у Погребецких родилась дочь Игорина (Ира). В начале 1920-х гг. семья поселилась в Харбине, где Александр Ильич после ликвидации, и ДВР и ее банка возглавил финансово-экономический отдел КВЖД (одновременно являлся членом правления дороги). В 1925 г. родилась вторая дочь -- Моника. После продажи в 1935 г. КВЖД правительству Маньчжоу-Го Погребецкие в СССР не вернулись, а перебрались в Тяньцзин, где, открыв финансовую контору («полубанк»), Александр Ильич продолжал заниматься коммерческой деятельностью. Из-за невозвращения в Советский Союз его советский паспорт был аннулирован, и он проживал по приобретенному португальскому. В 1942 г. старшая дочь поступила на химическое отделение Шанхайского университета, и вся семья переехала в Шанхай. В 1948 г., в преддверии революционных событий, Александр Ильич и Маргарита Фадеевна покинули Китай (младшая Моника уже училась в США, а у Игорины оставался на руках советский паспорт Cool и отправились в только что возникшее Государство Израиль. Путь их лежал через Францию, где они сделали многомесячную остановку, и здесь, в Ницце, как было сказано, познакомились с четой Алдановых -- писателем и его женой переводчицей Татьяной Марковной. Из Ниццы Погребецкие выехали 22 марта 1950 г. и, пробыв в Италии полтора месяца, отправились в Израиль. Первые два письма Александра Ильича и Маргариты Фадеевны, адресованные М. Алданову, написаны из Тель-Авива и датированы одним днем: 18 июня 1950 г. Письмо Маргариты Фадеевны, помимо поэтического описания неповторимого израильского пейзажа, содержит картину разрушений -- последствий недавней Войны за независимость. Одна из главных тем, обсуждаемая в письмах, -- организация лекционного турне Алданова в Израиле и издание (по существу -- переиздание) его книги «Современники» на иврите. Ни та, ни другая части проекта, к сожалению, не были реализованы: одной из главных причин стало то, что через короткое время после своего приезда в Землю обетованную Александр Ильич серьезно заболел, диагноз был беспощадный: рак печени. А в самом начале 1953 г. его не стало. Его близкий друг М. И. Клявер, также бывший член эсеровской партии, живший в Израиле, писал 30 марта 1953 г. М. В. Вишняку: «Не знаю, получили ли Вы сведения о смерти А. И. Погребецкого. Он умер в Тель-Авиве 3 месяца назад от рака печени. Это мой старый товарищ, с которым меня лично связывало 40 лет дружбы. Маргарита Фадеевна тяжело переживает потерю. Умер он молодым -- ему был всего 61 год».

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        Max Beckmann. Das gesammelte Werk. Gemälde, Graphik, Handzeichnungen aus den Jahren 1905 bis 1927. Katalog zur Ausstellung der Städtischen Kunsthalle Mannheim. Mit 19 Abbildungen.

      Städtische Kunsthalle, Mannheim 1928 - 32 S. Etwas größere Orig.-Broschur. Der seltene Katalog zur ersten großen Retrospektive Beckmanns enthält 6 Thesen des Malers über sein Schaffen, seine Charakterisierung durch den Direktor der Mannheimer Kunsthalle, G. F. Hartlaub, sowie ein Verzeichnis der ausgestellten 106 Gemälde, 6 Aquarelle, 56 Zeichnungen und 110 graphischen Arbeiten, meist mit Nennung des seinerzeitigen Besitzers bzw. Leihgebers. Der Vorderumschlag mit schwachem Lichtrand und das Titelblatt gering stockfleckig, insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein gut erhaltenes Exemplar mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A WOMAN'S REMINISCENCES OF SIX YEARS IN CAMP WITH THE TEXAS RANGERS.

      Austin: Press of Von Boeckmann-Jones Co., [1928]. - 64pp. plus frontispiece and six photographic plates. Original printed wrappers. Light edge wear. Rear cover slightly over-opened. Short repaired tear to final leaf. Good plus. A rare work by the wife of Daniel Webster Roberts, captain of Company "D" of the Texas Rangers. Mrs. Roberts recounts some of her husband's encounters with outlaws and other ruffians in Texas. "An essential companion work to [D. W. Roberts'] RANGERS AND SOVEREIGNTY" - Jenkins. "The author was the wife of Capt. Roberts of Company D, Texas Frontier Battalion. The photographs pictorializing camp life of the Rangers in 1878 along the border are particularly interesting" - Decker. HOWES R340. ADAMS SIX-GUNS 1871. JENKINS 178n. DOBIE, p.60. CAMPBELL, p.79. DECKER 31:276. MIDLAND NOTES 35:333.

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        Enciclopedia storico - nobiliare italiana promossa e diretta dal Marchese Vittorio Spreti. Famiglie nobili e titolate viventi riconosciute dal R. Governo d"Italia compresi: Città, Comunità, Musei Vescovili, Abazie, Parrocchie ed Enti Nobili e titolati riconosciuti.

      Milano, Ed. Enciclopedia Storico-Nobiliare Italiana, 1928 - 1935. In 8°, piena tela del tempo, 6 voll. di testo + 2 di appendice, pp. 538, 645, 713, 957, 894, 1043, 688, 767. Stemmi nobiliari b/n e a col. f.t. in cromolitografia. Testo di grande interesse per la conoscenza araladica d'Italia: di particolare interesse nel I vol. gli elementi della scienza araldica, le origini dell'Arme, le parti dello scudo, le leggi araldiche, la formazione del blasone, le lettere, le croci, il regolamento tecnico araldico, le corone, il dizionario araldico...

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        Ladies Almanack showing their Signs and their tides; their moons and their Changes; the Seasons, as it is with them; their Eclipses and Equinoxes as well as a full Record of diurnal and nocturnal Distempers

      Paris: Printed for the Author, and Sold by Edward W. Titus, 1928. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. First edition, copy number 83 of 1050 copies, privately printed for the author and with the information on Edward Titus blacked out. Near Fine with light soiling and light shelf wear to wraps, slight wear at spine ends, a small nick to the bottom of the front free end page and a few bits of foxing throughout. A very lovely copy of this fragile production. Barnes' novel based on a Parisian lesbian social circle centering around Natalie Clifford Barney's salon--and debatably either a loving satire or a bitter attack on such. Written in archaic Rabelaisian style, illustrated by the author with styled Elizabethan woodcuts.

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        Coming of Age in Samoa. A Psychological Study of Primitive Youth for Western Civilisation.

      New York: William Morrow & Company, 1928 - Octavo. Original navy cloth, spine lettered in silver, front board illustrated with palm trees in silver. With the dust jacket. Spine a little rolled, spine ends and corners lightly bumped and rubbed, dust jacket spine browned, jacket joints partially split, some nicks and small tears to extremities including head of spine, remnants of tape repair to jacket verso, overall a very good copy. Photographic frontispiece. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper. First edition, first printing, of Mead's first and pioneering book, which launched her career as an internationally recognised anthropologist. Based on her immersive field work in American Samoa in 1925, it is one of the most widely read anthropology books ever published; its unwavering influence during the following decades is evidenced by the publication of Derek Freeman's denunciation, Margaret Mead and Samoa: The Making and Unmaking of an Anthropological Myth, in 1983. His refutation of Mead's conclusions sparked a new wave of arguments regarding the nature and nurture debate, which became known as the Mead-Freeman controversy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Volkstum und Kultur der Romanen: Sprache, Dichtung, Sitte. Vierteljahrsschrift mit Unterstützung der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Stiftung hrsg. vom Seminar für romanische Sprachen und Kultur an der Hamburgischen (ab 1936: Hansischen) Universität (16 KOMPLETTE Jahrgänge) - Jg. 1 (1928) bis Jg. 16 (1944).

       1928 - 1944. Gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer aufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig; Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt; der Zustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 16 Jahrgänge; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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        THE ETERNAL MOMENT AND OTHER STORIES

      London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., 1928.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-187 [188], original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. Approximately 3720 copies printed. Collects six stories, including the science fiction classic, "The Machine Stops" (1909). "... the first full-scale emergence of the twentieth-century anti-utopia." - Hillegas, The Future as Nightmare, pp. 82-94. "Machinery controls the world, the individuals live underground and are almost completely isolated. The son who wants to see his mother is a freak. Finally the vast machinery breaks down, a new, more natural life begins again on the surface of the earth." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 150. "... must be judged the first full-fledged dystopian view of the effects of technology." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 1-35. "Forster described this story as 'a counter-blast to one of the heavens of H. G. Wells.' It has been often reprinted." - Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 65. Four of the remaining five stories have supernatural motifs and are "excellent," according to Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 646. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-74; (1987) 1-35; and (2004) II-414. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-139. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 803. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 307. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 56. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 378. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 145. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1299-1303. Bleiler (1978), p. 75. Reginald 05525. A fine copy in very good printed dust jacket with light chipping at spine ends, more so to bottom edge with loss of several letters of the publisher's imprint, spine and rear panel separated along spine fold, and mild tanning to spine. An attractive example of this delicate jacket. (#149582)

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        SIPURIM [= stories]

      Tomer, Tel Aviv, Eretz Israel 1928 - 110, [2] pages. Edition of 2,000 copies. This is not the orignal binding. Elisheva is a pseudonym taken by the poet Ilizbth Ivanova Jirkov-Bihobski (20 September 1888-27 March 1949). She was born in Russia to an Orthodox Christian family and immigrated to Israel in 1925. Her husband was the publisher and journalist Simon Bichovsky. Of her family she wrote: Of course, I am not Jewish race, but I am not a true Russian either. My maternal grandfather was Irish, ran away from home in his youth, settled in Russia and married a German born woman. I was raised by an English family and so my siblings and I considered ourselves English. I was raised by my mother's sister because my mother died when I was 3 years old. Elizabeth was born in the city of Ryazan, Russia, daughter of Ivan Jirkov, who was first a teacher at a primary school, then became a publisher. She studied at the Gymnasium for girls in Moscow, and later took courses in pedagogy from the Association of Teachers and educators, graduating in 1910. In 1908, at the age of twenty, became interested in Yiddish and Hebrew languages, influenced by her Jewish friends. She studied Yiddish and Hebrew, translated from Hebrew to Russian, and after a while began to write original Hebrew poetry. The subject of Judaism brought her into contact with writer Simon Bichovsky whom she later married. She did not convert and remained a Christian, and was known as "Ruth from the banks of the Volga". In 1925, the couple moved to Eretz Israel where she published poetry in Hebrew, some original and some translated from the Russian. She also translated from Hebrew into Russian works of Gershon Hoffman, Yosef Haim Brenner and others. In her youth Lea Goldberg, who was to become the great writer and poet, met Elisheva when visiting Kovno in 1928 and wrote in her diary her impression of Elisheva: "Today I was at her home. She made a great impression on me. She is simple and modest and the sensation that surrounds her does not affect her. She is a Jewess, a Hebrew, as if she been one her entire life. Tragedy beset her in 1932 when her husband died suddenly leaving her with a 9 year old daughter and unable to make a living. She sunk into poverty and lived in a shack that leaked in winter in the Monterfiore neighborhood in Tel Aviv. During WW II her daughter enlisted in the British military and married a British soldier, Danny Little and lived with him in Africa, and so she remained totally alone. She died in Tiberias, to where she moved in order to recover from arthritis and is buried at the Kineret cemetery. A few of her songs were set to music by Daniel Sambursky, Shaika Faikov, Hava Alberstein and others and were performed by Alexandra, Hava Alberstein and others. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SWITCH ON THE LIGHT ..

      London: Selwyn & Blount (1928) Ltd, n.d. [1931].. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-256 [note: first leaf is a blank used as front paste-down], true endpapers at rear, original red boards, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Collects fifteen stories by Frank Belknap Long, August Derleth and Mark Schorer, Amelia Reynolds Long, Edmond Hamilton and others, some first published in WEIRD TALES. Includes "The Curse of Yig" by Zealia Bishop (with anonymous collaboration of H. P. Lovecraft) and "The Rats in the Walls" by H. P. Lovecraft. The sixth volume in the important "Not at Night" anthology series. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-195. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1592. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-305. Bleiler (1978), p. 193. Reginald 14089. Text block slightly rolled, light foxing to preliminary and terminal leaves and fore and bottom edges of text block, top edge dusty, a very good copy in good pictorial dust jacket (priced "2/-" on spine panel and listing the books in the series through the fifth title of the series on rear panel) with wear along top and bottom edges, some rubbing along folds, and dust soiling to spine and rear panels. (#152626)

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        TABLEAU DU PALAIS

      éditions de la nouvelle revue française 1928 - 1928 exemplaire 117 avec une suite de 21 gravures rare et dedicace par l auteur avec de tres belles gravures dans le livre Tableaux Contemporains n°8 Paperback Jan 01, 1928 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Money Illusion

      1st Edition, 2nd printing. xv, 245pp. Octavo. Original green cloth with black lettering. Five black and white charts within the text. Textblock is crisp and clean. A very good copy.Inscribed from Fisher to Professor Frederick Soddy in January 1929 on front free endpaper. Soddy was a chemist who become know for his social commentary later in life. His scientific work on radioactivity with Ernest Rutherford became the foundation for all subsequent work in the field. In 1910 Soddy was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. In 1921 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry for his work on the theory of isotopes. This book, which discusses the fallacy of thinking about things in nominal currency instead of real terms, would have been of great interest to Soddy, who by 1920 had became a socialist and believed in the reform of the monetary system. At the time his ideas were disregarded, but since the 1970s they have now been seen as central to ecological economics and green activists. Previously a part of the Gerald M. Meier library, the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of International Economics and Policy Analysis, Emeritus, at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Inscribed copies from the author to other scientists and Nobel Laureates are very rare.

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        Orlando.

      New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928.. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND LIMITED. Large octavo, pp.333; [1], blank; [1], limitation; [1], blank. Signed to the verso of the half title by the author. Original black cloth tooled in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Contents fine, discreet gift note on flyleaf (to Diana Buckley, 1936). Binding shows some general wear and signs of use. Remains a presentable and affordable example of the true first, which precedes the Hogarth edition by nine days. 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, starring Tilda Swinton and Quentin Crisp.

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        Pilot License, Aviator's Certificate, Signed By Orville Wright and Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan Together with 3 Cowling Rings and a Piece of Fabric from the Spirit of St. Louis with Photos and Documents Related to Early Aviation

      National Aeronautic Association, Federation Aeronautique Internationale, N.p. 1928 - Pilot's license for one Lloyd Marion Best (Nov. 25, 1905 - Jan. 11, 1993) signed by Orville Wright and Douglas Corrigan; 4 pages (2 1/2" x 4") with photo of Mr. Best, in a black leather wallet style pocket book [together with] 3 cowling rings and a piece of fabric (3 1/4" x 3 1/4") dated 1927, from the Sprit of St. Louis [together with] more than 225 photos, in sizes from 2 1/2" x 3 1/4" to 11" X 14" a letter (ALS) from Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan to Mr. Best saying that his historic airplane, the Robin, was on display at the 1939-40 World's Fair; "Wrong Way" also writes: "The punishment that Mr. Mulligan gave me was in a cablegram delivered to me as I got in the steamship S. S. Manhattan to come back to the U.S. It said your pilots license is hereby revoked for 5 days - It took the boat 5 days to get back to N.Y." The letter is dated June 1, 1985 and is with the original envelope. [Together with] Program for the "Coming-out Party and Celebration" for the Ryan NYP-3, Monday, Dec. 4, 1978 and signed by 7 of the men who built the original Spirit and many other documents, pamphlets and letters related to early aviation. Among the photos is an 11" x 14" black and white photo of the luncheon held for Charles Lindbergh in San Diego on Sept. 22, 1927, showing all 125 employees of Mahoney (Ryan) Aircraft Co., showing Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan standing just behind Lindbergh, and Lloyd M. Best seated directly across from Lindbergh. Some other 8" x 10" photos are Mr. Best in the Linclon Sport Plane, which he built in 1927-28, with the 35 hp Szeleky 3 cylinder engine, Douglas Corrigan standing beside his modified Curtiss Robin OX-5, photo dated September 18, 1938; an excellent 8" x 10" photo of the Welcoming Committee for Douglas Corrigan at Lindbergh Field, in 1938, showing Corrigan, Lloyd M. Best, Fred Rohr, T. Claude Ryan, J. J. "Red" Harrigan, Dan Burnett, and several others. Another photo shows the instrument panel of the Spirit, during construction and another shows Mr. Best standing beside a Ryan M1 at Dutch Flats, in August 1927 - Charles Lindbergh flew this aircraft, so did Mr. Best. Worth noting are 13 color photos (4" x 6") of Douglas Corrigan and Ed Morrow, taken in December 1984. [Together with] a log book kept by Mr. Best while employed at B. F. Mahoney Aircraft Co., showing date of completed wings, from May 28, 1928 to Oct. 19, 1928. Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan (1907 - 1995) worked at B. F. Mahoney Aircraft in 1927, with Mr. Best; it was Corrigan who pulled the chocks from the Spirit of St. Louis when Lindbergh took off from San Diego to New York to prepare for his historic flight. In 1933, Corrigan purchased a used 1929 Curtiss Robin OX-5 for $310 and began to modify it for a transatlantic flight. Federal officials deemed his Robin too unstable for a transatlantic flight, so he was denied permission. On the morning of July 17, 1938, Corrigan filed a flight plan at Floyd Bennett Field, indicating a return to California, but he flew East, not West. Twenty-eight hours and 13 minutes later, he landed in Dublin, Ireland, introduced himself and said, "Just got in from New York. Where am I? I intended to fly to California." He was instantly dubbed "Wrong Way" Corrigan by the press - he and his escapade were front page and broadcast news for days and he was instantly an American folk hero. He and his Robin (crated) were returned to New York on August 4th and treated to a ticker tape parade on Broadway, which attracted an estimated million fans and was said to have been even greater than Lindbergh's in 1927.

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        PHANTOM FLYER-AL WILSON-27X41-ORIG POSTER-1928 VG/FN

      1928 - Al Wilson-Lillian Gilmore-Buck Conners 27x41 One Sheet Poster. Stone Litho Rare silent movie-Linen backed Theatrical release poster. NOT A VIDEO RELEASE, OR REPRINT! Excellent item for display. This Is original and was produced to be used for theater display and promotion. Don't miss out on this one! Condition is C7 . Folded, pin holes, minor stains, creases, & paper loss, frayed border. Check the Image! Poster held up w/magnets in photo NOT pushpins. Condition: VG/FN

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        Practical Trackwork

      design, fabrication, and installation of railroad trackwork as it was in the thirties Book is Fine for age. No dust jacket as issued .flexible leatherette boards second edition 1928 extensively illustrated with photo plates (sample shown) and with diagrams of switch stands, switches, frogs, crossings, slip switches. That shadow on blank page facing title page is a scanner effect. The page is FINE as is the binding.

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        Colline -

      Bernard Grasset 1928 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12. 198 pp. Sous chemise en demi-maroquin brun et étui bordé de même maroquin signés P.-L. MARTIN. Couverture souple imprimée. Très bel état. EDITION ORIGINALE. Le copyright est à la date de 1928 au lieu de 1929, et la couverture est de couleur crème à décor de filets brun, celle de 1929 étant de couleur verte. Il n?y a aucune justification de tirage pour cette édition ; pourtant, selon le catalogue de la vente Brun du 22 juin 1942, n°193, ELLE A ETE LIMITEE A 15 EXEMPLAIRES SUR VELIN ALFA, pour être soumis au jury du Prix Goncourt. PRECIEUX EXEMPLAIRE, PORTANT CET ENVOI SIGNE DE Jean GIONO sur le faux-titre : Cet exemplaire est un des quinze que Louis Brun Directeur des Éditions Bernard Grasset avait fait brocher en premier état, hors commerce un an avant l?édition originale. Jean Giono Janv. 57 Dans ce roman, un hameau doit expier les crimes que les hommes ont commis contre la Terre. Jean Giono, avec ce premier roman, a inventé une forme d'écriture nouvelle en utilisant le langage des hommes de la campagne. Ce style d'écriture se retrouvera dans les deux livres qui compléteront la trilogie de pan : Un de Baumugnes et Regain. Ce genre se teinte de ce que l?on appelle le réalisme merveilleux : des faits réalistes entremêlés de l?interprétation irrationnelle des personnages, le surnaturel. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L'incisione originale sul legno in Italia. 300 tavole xilografiche.Prefazione di Luigi Servolini.Bologna,Cesare Ratta,s.d. ma

      Bologna,Ratta 1928 - Perfetto esemplare, freschissimo. Di questo volume si sono stampate cinquecento copie su carta speciale di lusso,appositamente fabbricata dalla casa Ambrogio Binda a Milano. Questo esemplare porta il n°111. Sono presenti tutti i maggiori artisti italiani, che si sono cimentati con la xilografia nei primi vent'anni del Novecento. In-folio;303 pp.Legatura in brossura editoriale a stampa. [Attributes: Soft 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. Signed by Norman Angell. 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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        Franklin, Miles.] Up the country. * Ten creek's run. * Back to Bool Bool.

      Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London 1928 - The pseudonymous (accepted as Miles Franklin) author's second, third, and fourth books, a trilogy dealing with early settlements in Australia. 3 volumes, 8vo, dust-jackets, that on Ten Creeks Run a little chipped with a small piece missing from the border of the front panel; otherwise very good set. "Up the Country is a chronicle-story of settlement begun in the Monaro district of south-eastern New South Wales about 1830, and carries to the end of the 1860s. Ten Creeks Run follows the fortunes of the same family to the mid 1890s. Back to Bool Bool (set in suburban Sydney) . links these origins with a still later generation in 1927-28" (Miller, Australian Literature, a Bibliography to 1938, p. 80).

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        Monatshefte für freie und angewandte Kunst. Jahrgänge 1899 bis 1928 in 30 Bänden

      Bruckmann 1928 Bruckmann, München, 1899-1928. Zusammen ca. 14.000 S. mit jeweils zahlreichen Tafeln u. Textabb., einheitliche Halbledereinbände mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Lederecken, quart, (teils etwas fleckig / gering berieben) - Enthalten: Freie Kunst: Band 1, 2, 3, 13, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 41, 43, 45, 47 und 57 / Angewandte Kunst: Band 4, 14, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 42, 44, 46, 48 und 58 / Die Zeitschrift ist ein umfangreiches Quellwerkl der Jugendstil und Art Deco Ära / sehr ergiebig / Wegen des hohen Gewichts und aus versicherungstechnischen Gründen betragen die Versandkosten innerhalb Deutschlands 17,70 €. - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Architektur,Kunst und Kunstwissenschaften

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        THE BUS THAT VANISHED ... Translated by Lawrence Morris

      New York: The Macaulay Company, [1928].. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii] 9-282 [283-288: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First U.S. edition. Science fiction mystery thriller concerning the invention of a machine that focuses psychic rays, a wave length that lies between those of infra-red and those of electricity. The machine is used by the villain to control the minds of his victims, including the inventor from whom the device was stolen. Bleiler (1978), p. 88. Reginald 06418. Hubin (1994), p. 356. A fine copy in very good two-color pictorial dust jacket with light wear at edges, mainly head and tail of spine panel and corners, and two closed tears, 28 mm and 25 mm, at top and bottom edges of rear flap fold respectively. A nice example of this uncommon, striking jacket. (#149360)

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        Selected Papers On Wave Mechanics (First Edition)

      London: Blackie & Son, 1928. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed by Arthur Bleksley. 1st Printing 15 Pp. Blue Clothgilt. First English Language Edition, With Translation Revised By The Authors. A Near Fine Copy, Spine Gilt Brilliant, Touch Of Rubbing At Corners And Along Top And Bottom Of Spine, 1/4" Bump At Upper Front Tip. Ownership Signature Of Astronomer Arthur Bleksley, At Mowbray Hall, Rosebank, On Front Endpaper, And Again, Dated 1930, On Title Page, No Other Marks.

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        EXPERIMENTAL THEATER GOES ACROSS THE SOVIET UNION] Moskovsky gosudarstvenny kamerny teatr. Gastrol'naia poezdka po SSSR. Leto 1928 [i.e. The Moscow Kamerny Theatre. Tour Across the USSR. Summer of 1928]

      Moscow 1928 - 30, [2] pp.; ill., facs., port. 26x17,5 cm. In original wrappers. Damp stain on the side margin of the front cover and few pages. Otherwise very good. Very rare. With many black and white photographs of productions and set designs. This prospectus is dedicated to the summer tour of 1928 of the Moscow Kamerny Theatre. It includes portraits of the company including Alexander Tairov and Alisa Koonen, route (Baku, Kiev, Leningrad and others) and repertoire. Articles from theatre magazines and amazing and rare stage photographs are provided for Desire under the Elms, The Storm by Ostrovsky, Rozita, Antigone, Adrienna Lekuvrer, Day and Night, Girofle-Giroflia, Sirokko. The Kamerny Theatre in Moscow for the 35 years, this small, intimate experimental theatre became «recognized as a major force in Russian theatre» getting awards in different European countries at salons and exhibitions. For three decades the theater survived the effects of the Russian Revolution by remaining unpolitical, instead adopting a post-revolutionary romantic idealism and relying heavily on classical material from the east and west. But in 1928 the Kamerny put on Purple Island by Mikhail Bulgakov, which was a satire that openly mocked the government. So this is the last tour before Tairov and his theatre became ostracized for their experiments. No copies at the Worldcat. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        [EXPERIMENTAL THEATER GOES ACROSS THE SOVIET UNION] Moskovsky gosudarstvenny kamerny teatr. Gastrol'naia poezdka po SSSR. Leto 1928 [i.e. The Moscow Kamerny Theatre. Tour Across the USSR. Summer of 1928]

      Moscow, 1928. 30, [2] pp.; ill., facs., port. 26x17,5 cm. In original wrappers. Damp stain on the side margin of the front cover and few pages. Otherwise very good. Very rare. With many black and white photographs of productions and set designs. This prospectus is dedicated to the summer tour of 1928 of the Moscow Kamerny Theatre. It includes portraits of the company including Alexander Tairov and Alisa Koonen, route (Baku, Kiev, Leningrad and others) and repertoire. Articles from theatre magazines and amazing and rare stage photographs are provided for Desire under the Elms, The Storm by Ostrovsky, Rozita, Antigone, Adrienna Lekuvrer, Day and Night, Girofle-Giroflia, Sirokko. The Kamerny Theatre in Moscow for the 35 years, this small, intimate experimental theatre became «recognized as a major force in Russian theatre» getting awards in different European countries at salons and exhibitions. For three decades the theater survived the effects of the Russian Revolution by remaining unpolitical, instead adopting a post-revolutionary romantic idealism and relying heavily on classical material from the east and west. But in 1928 the Kamerny put on Purple Island by Mikhail Bulgakov, which was a satire that openly mocked the government. So this is the last tour before Tairov and his theatre became ostracized for their experiments. No copies at the Worldcat.

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        The Angel that Troubled the Waters and Other Plays. [Inscribed Copy with an Autograph Letter Signed].

      New York, Coward-McCann. Number 362 of 750 copies (of a total of 775), signed by Thornton Wilder. 1928 - [Parial Colophon]: "This Edition [-] is printed on Canson Ingres hand-made paper The Binding is in Canson Mi-Teintes [paper] Typography is by S. A. Jacobs and the entire book produced under his supervision at The Van Rees Press New York". 6 5/8 inches x 9 7/8 in., numbered and signed limitation page; half-title; frontispiece portrait of Wilder, reproducing a Doris Ulmann photograph in black and white, with tissue guard; title-page printed in black and blue with borders and device; and inscribed at the top, in ink, by Thornton Wilder: M. H. [Munson Havens] from T. W. Foreword by Thornton Wilder; 149 pp. + colophon page. Dark blue paper over boards, with the titling in silver on the spine, blue and white, Coward-McCann candlestick design endpapers. The spine shows light fading, tanning to book edges; scattered tan spotting to the title-page, prelims. and some pages, upper cover corners show small bumps. This copy was inscribed for Cleveland, Ohio based book collector and author, Munson Havens (1873-1942), and bears his double silhouette bookplate (Munson Havens & Hetty Ganson Havens), on the front decorated paste-down endpaper. Munson Havens has inserted a signed letter from Thornton Wilder, partly regarding book signings; this is on a folded, 5 3/4 in. x 7 3/4 in. sheet of gray Whiting's Polo Cloth note paper: "Dear Mr. Havens--I've discovered that between the dreadful Press--the dept stores and their signings--which I suppose I must do to help the management build up its house for Tonight--that THEY have built up a full field day for me this p.m. and I'd better go through with it. So I have to ask you to release me from our good tranquil hour this afternoon, and look forward to seeing you after the Lecture. But lookit, when do we get an unencumbered talk on books per se; writing as writing, I mean, not items? However I shall be back some day in Town not as a pro. talker. And it can happen then. Ever [signed]: Thornton Wilder Tues. a.m. [added in pencil: Cleveland-April 2 1929]. The letter shows a central horizontal fold from being folded for mailing, some light, age-related tanning. Sold together only, the copy of the limited, signed book, with inscribed initials, and the letter that refers to book signings. Titles of the Plays: 1 Nascuntur Poetae; 2 Proserpina & the Devil; 3 Fanny Otcott; 4 Brother Fire; 5 The Penny that Beauty Spent; 6 The Angel on the Ship; 7 The Message and Jehanne; 8 Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came; 9 Centaurs; 10 Leviathan; 11 And the Sea Shall Give Up Its Dead; 12 Now the Servant's Name Was Malchus; 13 Mozart & the Grey Steward; 14 Hast Thou Considered my Servant Job? 15 The Flight into Egypt; 16 The Angel that Troubled the Waters. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Torrents of Spring

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1928. First. Second edition. Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. The author's first novel, his second book published in America, and the first published by Scribner's. Written by Hemingway as a pastiche of the work of Sherwood Anderson. Horace Liveright, who published both authors, declined to publish this book, which he justly supposed would be an insult to Anderson, his best-selling author. This circumstance gave Hemingway the convenient excuse he needed to break his contract with Liveright, so that he could sign with Scribner's, and avail himself of the services of their editor Maxwell Perkins. .

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        Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery, and Horror

      First Edition, first printing published in 1928 by Victor Gollancz Ltd, London. An extremely scarce and important early anthology in which not only has Dorothy L Sayers curated an incredible group of influential and celebrated authors of the period but also a collection of genre defining short stories. Her introduction is of huge importance in its own right with an important piece written on Sherlock Holmes and the detective novel. With stories by Ernest , Oliver Onions, Le Fanu, Conan Doyle, Chesterton, Huxley, M R James, J D Beresford, Arthur Machen, E F and R H Benson, H G Wells and others. Book: Vg, Stocky book blocking at 1229pp, original black boards with brown titles, boards are very clean and deep in colour, spine entirely unfaded, titles fresh, square corners, small stain to lower corner of text block not effecting pages, gift inscription to ffep, otherwise the pages are clean and tightly bound. The wrapper: Vg. The impossibly scarce dustwrapper has undergone professional restoration. It was printed on very thin paper indeed and as such very few examples survive. The hinges and extremities of the front and verso have been strengthened and repaired, small loss to corners/hinges have been restored all using the finest archival papers and Japanese tissues. Artwork has been re-applied to the spine area. The wrapper now presents superbly. Marked out by all major reference works of the genre, Bleiler, Barron etc as being an extremely important early anthology.

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        THE STORIES OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

      Victor Gollancz, LONDON 1928 - First edition ( thus) of this massive collection. 1928 date printed on title page; no subsequent printings mentioned.1120 pages; Six Volumes in One. Priced at 7s. 6d. net ( printed on front of jacket and spine of jacket !). Includes The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, New Arabian Nights, The Dynamiter, The Merry Men, etc. A NEAR FINE volume.Some offset from jacket flaps and soiling to top page edges. Binding tight. ** R.L. Stevenson 9D copyright stamp" to rear inside cover. The stamps were produced by the Society of Authors, Playrights and Composers, at the request of Stevenson's heir and stepson, Lloyd Osborn, between 1925 and 1944, to facilitate his collection of royalties on his stepfather's works. The "9D" valued stamp is scarce. The VERY GOOD jacket is tanned at the spine and missing a large chip from the top of the spine affecting "The Stories Of". A few other closed tears and small chips to the fragile jacket. More pictures on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        WEREWOLF

      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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        SHE WHO SLEEPS: A ROMANCE OF NEW YORK AND THE NILE

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1928.. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi 1-322, original pictorial red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. A romance concerning the reanimation of an ancient Egyptian princess, which turns out to be an elaborate hoax. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1412. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1909. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 170. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Day, p. 15. A fine copy in fine four-color pictorial dust jacket. A spectacular copy. (#152355)

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        Lady Chatterley's Lover

      privately printed, n.p.[Florence] 1928 - First edition. One of 1,000 copies numbered and signed by the author. Barely perceptible splitting to two inches of paper at top of upper edge of spine, a little foxing to paper spine label, light fingering to boards and missing a couple of miniscule chips to paper at extremities else a nice copy in very good, scarce plain paper wrapper missing a substantial piece from bottom fore-edge of lower panel and small chips from other extremities. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

      4to. London: Harrap, 1928. 4to., 102 [103] pp., with 8 color plates, illustrations in the text. Full green cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, fore edge untrimmed, dust-jacket a little worn and chipped. First trade edition. Uncommon in the jacket.

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        Land Book of the Borough of Bronx New York City Sections 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13 Desk & Library Edition

      New York: G. W Bromley & Co., 1928. 1928 Edition (original, not a facsimile). VERY GOOD. A clean, unmarked copy. Light marginal toning to pages, otherwise pages are near fine. Bound in brown cloth hardcover with titles stamped in red on front cover. Cover is worn with most of spine cloth missing or detaching, front and rear boards clean, moderately rubbed. Binding is intact but tender. The 4-page Street Index is loose but present. (It appears to have been intentionally removed from the binding, but is laid into the book, those pages edgeworn.) Book block is otherwise intact. Interior hinges are lined with reinforcing tape and hinges will probably last for some time with considerate handling. This is a large Folio, measuring 13 x 16-1/2". The book is superlatively produced with 169 full-page plates: hand-colored maps detailing streets and buildings color-keyed for type of structures (e.g. wood, brick, etc.) lot sizes and numbers, number of stories of each building…also providing names of apartment buildings and commercial properties. Parks are colored in green and water courses, reservoirs in blue. Line work shows trolley lines, water lines, sewers, fire hydrants and more. A Block Index is pasted to the inside front cover and there is also the above-mentioned 4-page Street Index. There are also 4 pages of color maps preceding the plates that provide an overview of The Bronx (from South Bronx to the Northern border with Yonkers) as well as the "key" to colors and graphic markings. Very scarce!. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. Folio.

      [Bookseller: Knickerbocker Books]
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        LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT ... BASED ON THE SCENARIO OF THE TOD BROWNING PRODUCTION ILLUSTRATED WITH SCENES FROM THE PHOTOPLAY A METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER PICTURE STARRING LON CHANEY

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, [1928].. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v 1-261 [262-266: ads], eight inserted plates with film stills, original olive green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Novelization of the Tod Browning screenplay. "No prints of this famous Lon Chaney vehicle have survived ... all we know about London After Midnight [1927; silent] comes from stills, publicity releases, and reviews." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 269. Petaja, Photoplay Edition, p. 109. Eaton catalogue I, p. 296. Several small spots to front cover, inner hinges a bit tender, a very good copy in a fair dust jacket with shelf wear and rubbing to edges and folds, partial separation of front panel from spine panel, triangular chips to upper right and left of spine with loss, two small chips to lower left front panel. (#147529)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Mon Frère Yves (illustré par Méheut)

      Editions Mornay, Paris 1928 - Livre en excellent état. Nous ENVOYONS (sur demande et gratuitement) vidéo de démonstration de l'état de conservation du livre. WE SEND (free of charge) video demonstration of the conservation status of the book. ENVIAMOS (a solicitud y sin cargo) vide

      [Bookseller: Eduardo Martínez Moreira]
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        Les Contes de Perrault

      Paris, Au Sans Pareil 1928 - 1300 Edition of 340 copies including 33 original engravings. Copy on vélin Montgolfier d'Annonay, including: 11 etchings by J. Daragnes, H. David, P. Ganon, P. Guastalla, J. Hechr, Chas Laborde, Laboreur, M. Laurencin, C. Martin, M. Possoz and J. Rosoy on the frontespiece of each novel; 11 original lithographs by Alexeieff, Y. Alix, G. Annencoff, M. Berdon, A. Dignimont, R. Drouart, A. Ekman, Berthold-Mahn, J. Marval, Touchagues and G. Willard; 11 xilographs by A. Beloff, R. Ben Soussan, L. Boucher, J. Boulaire, P. Falke, D. Galanis, L. Jou, A. Latour, C. Le Breton, F. Masereel and P. Pinsard. Edition realised on the occasion of the tricentennial of Perrault's birth. Original editorial soft cover with some burnishing. Near perfect conditions and uncut. Occasion of the tricentenario morte autore. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallector]
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        Les Peintres Français du XVIIIe Siècle: Histoire des Vies et Catalogue des Oeuvres.

      Paris: Les Éditions G. Van Oest, 1928. Two quarto volumes. Illustrated in black & white throughout. Edges faded and spines worn, else near fine in gray wrappers, which show remnants of the original glassine wrappers.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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