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2018-12-24 08:12:23
Filippo Ermini
ROMA: A.F. Formiggini, 1928. BROSSURA. BUONO. 10 17. SUG2444 Profili BIOGRAFIA 004 USATO
Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBabele [Italy]
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2018-12-24 01:12:13
Complete 8 volumes set 1928. This set is priced to reflect the condition issues. Overall it's a nice collection with no missing pages, writing, etc. The last book volume 8 has damage to the cloth of the spine with most of it missing and is splitting along the gutter. All the other books are very good. Volume 1 has a small piece of cloth missing from the back bottom corner as shown in the picture. This is a highly sought after set of Napoleon Hill books.
Bookseller: fitzkids1130 [Prescott, Arizona, US]
2018-12-23 20:09:35
Waldemar George
Paris: Grande Librairie Universelle, 1928. Poor in wraps: missing spine, covers bent & torn. POS on 1st page else, NO marks or writing. NOTE: Domestic Book(s) may be returned for full credit for any reason if received within 14 days from customer receipt. Shipping charges will be included ONLY if the book(s) are NOT as described. Shipping is $6.00 in the continental USA via USPS Media Mail. All other shipping methods and overseas orders will ship at cost via eBay's Global Shipping Services. NOTE: Domestic Book(s) may be returned for full credit for any reason if received within 14 days from customer receipt. Shipping charges will be included ONLY if the book(s) are NOT as described. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Copper Street Books [Albuquerque, New Mexico, US]
2018-12-23 05:47:59
JOYCE, James.
New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928. Duodecimo. Original brown cloth, titles and decoration to spine in gilt, triangle device to front cover in gilt, triple rule and triangle patterned frame blocked in blind to covers, top edge gilt, fore edge untrimmed. Negligible rubbing to spine ends, faint toning to margins; a near-fine copy. First edition, first printing, signed limited issue, number 325 of 800 copies signed by the author. Anna Livia Plurabelle is an early published chapter from Joyce's famous "work in progress" that would eventually become Finnegans Wake. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA/ ILAB. [London, United Kingdom]
2018-12-23 01:53:04
Clyman, James Charles L. Camp
San Francisco: California Historical Society, 1928. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. California Historical Society Publication No. 3 (has the Arthur H. Clark Company Cleveland pasted over the CA Historical Society) 251 pages, frontis paste-on, maps (1 fold-out), illustrations, very slight wear, couple corners bumped. Limited to 300 copies. Howes C81aa "One of the most trustworthy narratives of the far west, for the period 1842-6, the only Oregon overland journal of 1844." Mintz 99, Graff 769, Rader 849..
Bookseller: Old West Books (ABAA) [Colorado Springs, CO, U.S.A.]
2018-12-22 02:00:21
PROU (R.).
Paris, Charles Moreau, 1928. 33,5 x 25,5 cm, 4 p. + 48 planches à pleine page dont 6 en couleurs au pochoir [9, 15, 24, 29, 31 et 41] en phototypie [Faucheux]. Portfolio à lacets, cartonnage éditeur jaune avec composition typographique art déco imprimée en noir au premier plat, dos toilé noir. Edition originale, complète des 48 pl. (dont couleurs), et de la table (le texte introductif de prou manque)- Oeuvres de P. Montagnac, J.-E. Leleu, H. Stephany, M. Lafaille, H. Rapin, Raymond Nicolas, M. Matet, F. Kohlmann, E. Printz (3 dont 1 coul.), L. Bouchet (2), Léon Jallot, Maurice Jallot (2 dont 1 coul.), Mme Holt Le Son, J. Hiriart, G. Tribout, G. Beau, G. Englinger, M. Roux-Spitz , A. Fréchet [mq], J. Ruhlmann (2), René Prou (2 dont 1 coul.), R. Cogneville, A. Lavezzari, E. Bagge, E. Champion (2 dont 1 coul.), M. Dufrène (5 dont 1 coul.), Djo-Bourgeois, René Herbst, Charlotte Perriand (2), S. Guichard (40), F. & G. Saddier (3 dont 1 coul.), J. Adnet, Lucie Renaudot (2), G. de Bardyère (48).- Salle à manger par Charlotte Perriand, Fumoir par René-Herbst, Chambre à coucher pour un yacht par Raymond Nicolas, remarquable Ensemble par Printz, Chambre d'apparat par Ruhlmann, Petit salon des Dames dans un palace par Prou, etc. Excellent état. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: SOLSTICES RARE BOOKS [PARIS, France]
2018-12-21 14:15:08
Fitzgerald, F. Scott
Th. Knaur Nachf, 1928. Einband leicht berieben und etwas stockfleckig. Leichte Kanten- und Randanreibungen. Kanten leicht bestoßen. Schnitt gering stockfleckig. Besitzstempel und -vermerk auf vorderem Innendeckel. Die ersten und letzten Seiten gering stockfleckig. Ordentlich.
Bookseller: Obscura Versandantiquariat [Germany]
2018-12-21 14:14:49
Frans MASEREEL
First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Imperial Japan, head print.Handwritten signature of Frans Masereel to the colophon.Illustrated book of 60 engraved woods by Frans Masereel.Rare autograph dedication signed by Frans Masereel to the great visual artist, engraver, painter and designer Jules de Bruycker who himself initiated Frans Masereel to engraving: "... remembering the old days ..."Pierre Vorms Paris 1928 14x19cm broché
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France]
2018-12-21 14:10:53
Fitzgerald, F. Scott
Berlin, Th. Knaur Nachf, 1928. "Orig.-Leinen mit Goldprägung, 17cm x 11,5cm, 254 S., Einband leicht berieben und etwas stockfleckig. Leichte Kanten- und Randanreibungen. Kanten leicht bestoßen. Schnitt gering stockfleckig. Besitzstempel und -vermerk auf vorderem Innendeckel. Die ersten und letzten Seiten gering stockfleckig. Ordentlich. " [4 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]
Bookseller: Obscura Versandantiquariat [Germany]
2018-12-20 22:55:15
A.A. Milne
Mehuen & Co, 1928. Some discolouration to bottom corner of upper board and lower board; a little inconspicuous staining to bottom edge of preliminaries with evidence of some sticky residue to bottom corner of front endpaper - very good or a little better. Original dust jacket has just a little rubbing and very minor chipping to spine tips and top fore-edge; slight toning to spine panel - near fine. An excellent and bright example. First edition, first impression (Methuen & Co, 1928). Featuring the first appearance of 'Tigger'. Some discolouration to bottom corner of upper board and lower board; a little inconspicuous staining to bottom edge of preliminaries with evidence of some sticky residue to bottom corner of front endpaper - very good or a little better. Original dust jacket has just a little rubbing and very minor chipping to spine tips and top fore-edge; slight toning to spine panel - near fine. An excellent and bright example. About Fine Book Cellar The prime objective of Fine Book Cellar is to procure the finest first editions for collectors and all those that have enjoyed and taken to heart a particular work of fiction or non-fiction and want to own it in its original form. A considerable amount of time and care is taken to produce the clearest, most detailed photographs and descriptions of our books so that your purchase is as well-informed as it can be; thus ensuring that all purchases can be made with the utmost confidence and that the book-buying process is as rewarding and pleasurable as it should be. All books are carefully and expertly packaged so that they … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Fine Book Cellar (fine_books) [Chelmsford, GB]
2018-12-20 15:01:28
Viteslav Nezval, Jindrich Styrsky
Prague: Edice 69, 1928. Octavo 20x13 cm., original wrappers, 62pp. Ten full-page xylographic collages by Jindrich Štyrský. Edition of 138 numbered copies, this being no. 94 printed on simulated Japan paper. Privately printed and only distributed by Styrsky to his friends and collectors, the Edice 69 was edited by Štyrský and Toyen with Nezval. None of the titles were not released for public consumption. All their publications explored eroticism without inhibition. Subtitled „A Tale of Illusion Unmasked,“ this is a account of an teenage boy’s initiation into sexuality through a machine, with a full range of fantasies and untested ideas. It is an autobiographical recovery of Nezval’s adolescence and sexual awakening in the arena of the provincial morals where he spent his upbringing, recovered in a surrealist mental collage which includes themes of voyeurism and castration. Štyrský’s illustrations, which came about through a mutual collaboration with Nezval, are done deliberately in the style of Max Ernst and are startling, comic and superb; they have become signature pieces in a playful and threatening erotica. This spurred Štyrský to go much further in his subsequent work in collage. Worldcat finds nine North American library holdings. This copy is in a clamshell box, and is in fine condition. Refs: Karel Srp, Lenka Bydžovská: Jindrich Štyrsky, pp. 227-233. 3900 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Michael Fagan Fine Art & Rare Books [Newton, MA, U.S.A.]
2018-12-20 08:21:19
Petronio Arbitro
MODENA: A. F. Formiggini Editore, 1928. VED. Brossura. DISCRETO. 13,3 20,5. VEN1013 Classici del ridere romanzo 015 USATO
Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBabele [Italy]
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2018-12-20 00:37:47
Wilde, Oscar (Lynd Ward)
Macy Macius: The Vangard Press New York 1928. Signed by Lynd Ward on the half title page. First edition hardback in dust jacket. Bound in simulated wood grain. Illustrated with mezzotints by Lynd Ward. This was WardÕs first book., before his famous GodsÕ Man. In original, rare, dust jacket. Book is in fine condition. Dust jacket is chipped but complete and in good condition. Very rarely found signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Different Drummer Books [Niantic, CT, U.S.A.]
2018-12-19 08:05:48
Yeats, William Butler
Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1928. First edition, published by the poet's sister Elizabeth Corbet Yeats in an edition of only 400 copies. 35, [3] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Wade 162; Miller 41. Original linen and boards. Fine in chipped glassine.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2018-12-19 08:05:48
Yeats, William Butler
Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1928. First edition, published by the poet's sister Elizabeth Corbet Yeats in an edition of only 400 copies. 35, [3] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Wade 162; Miller 41. Original linen and boards. Fine in glassine. Bookplate.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2018-12-18 21:58:18
MacDonald, Charles B
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. First edition, no. 126 of 260 copies, signed by the author. Illustrated with color frontispiece, plates and folding map. xii, [ii], 340 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Charles B. MacDonald's engaging and wide-ranging memoir. He was sent from Chicago to Scotland in the 1870s, where, at St. Andrews, "I was playng regularly with the best golfers of the day, young Tom Morris, David Strath, Tom Kidd, et al", and the memoir continues with recollections of great American and British players and courses up through the 1920s. One of the classics of twentieth-century golf writing. Donovan and Murdoch 24760. Vellum spine, black leather label, and red boards, t.e.g. Some minor soiling to spine, slight rubbing to board edges, else a fine copy. Red half morocco slipcase and chemise.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2018-12-18 19:36:58
(Blaine, Mahlon) Vandercook, John W
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1928. Blaine, Mahlon. First edition. Colored drawings by Mahlon Blaine. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed to His Psychiatriat, with Drawing. With orginal pen and ink drawing of man on horseback by Blaine and inscription on verso of the flyleaf: "For Archie Crandell from Mahlon Blaine 41" Dr. Archie Crandell was a psychiatrist at New Jersey State Hospital at Greystone beginning in 1930; he later became the Medical Superintendent in 1950. The eccentric and unbalanced Mahlon Blaine was a patient of Dr. Crandell's at Greystone around 1940-1941, when he inscribed this book A remarkable association. Decorated cloth backed in black. Spine sunned, but very good in damaged slipcase. Rarely seen thus.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2018-12-18 19:06:26
[Kester, Jesse Y.]
New York: Privately Printed by Ernest R. Gee [by the Derrydale Press], 1928. First edition thus, the original having been published in 1827. No. 187 of 375 copies. With 3 mounted illustrations on Japan tissue. ix, 155, [4] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. A reprint of the first comprehensive treatise on field shooting published in America. Siegel 8; Frazier K-3-a. Original light green boards, green cloth spine, paper labels. Fine copy, with offsetting from cellotape on the endpapers. Half green morocco and cloth drop box, with gilt logo of the Derrydale Press on spine and upper cover on inset leather label.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2018-12-18 19:02:03
Taylor, Marshall W. "Major"
Worcester, Mass: Wormley Publising Company, [co. 1928]. First edition. Frontispiece portrait and some illustrations in text. 1 vols. 8vo. The autobiography of one of the first Afro-American athletes to achieve international acclaim in his sport, becoming the world champion in 1899. Original blue cloth titled in gilt. near fine, fresh copy. Scarce.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2018-12-18 18:31:06
McBain, Howard Lee
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1928. First edition, second issue. Designed by Eugene V. Connett (on verso of title page). vii, 284, [4, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Designed by Eugene Connett at just the time when he was beginning to embark upon the Derrydale Press adventure. This title was first issued by The Workers Education Bureau Press in 1927. Siegel notes that 5000 copies were printed but only accounts for 1000 copies in hardcover and 1000 copies in wrappers; the Macmillan reissue uses the same sheets, with a new title page but containing the same statement on the verso of the title page: Designed by Eugene V. Connett. Siegel B; Frazier M-4-a. Brown cloth, paper spine label. Front board soiled. Very good plus.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2018-12-18 17:25:58
Thomas, Joseph B
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1928. Ross, Gordon. First edition, copy 18 of 50 copies of the deluxe edition on van Gelder paper (from a total edition of 750). Hand colored frontispiece portrait of the author by Gordon Ross, in addition to numerous other illustrations in color and black and white. xviii, 272 pp. 1 vols. 4to 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (31.5 X 24 cm). An outstanding work, "the first of the big, beautiful Derrydale Deluxes. It was a model for many of the ones that followed" (Frazier) Original price was $100. Siegel 15; Frazier T-2-D; Biscotti p. 432; Biscotti, Six Centuries of Foxhunting, pp. 370-71. Full scarlet morocco, gilt decorations of a stylized hound running through foliage, title on upper cover, top edge gilt. Red morocco-backed clamshell case.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2018-12-18 16:48:21
Lawrence, D.H
La Vigie, Ile de Port-Cros: Saturday, 20 October 1928. 1 p. Square 8vo. Lawrence writes to an unidentified recipient, granting "consent to broadcast The Horse-Dealers Daughter & the poem Piano. If you think a publishers consent necessary, drop a line to Martin Secker - but it will be all right." "The Horse Dealer's Daughter" first appeared in the collection, England, My England (1922); "Piano" appeared in New Poems (1918). The Lawrences spent a month in October-November 1928 on Ile de Port-Cros, off the Mediterranean coast of France, with Richard Aldington, at the house of Jean Paulhan, editor of the Nouvelle Revue Française. Single sheet of blank stationery. Old folding creases, light even browning.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2018-12-18 08:32:33
Les Chroniques du Jour, Paris, 1928. #### ENGLISH #### - PRESENTATION : In-folio in leaves in green cardboard. - ILLUSTRATION : Title page and Eight full page original lithographs by FOUJITA. - SIGNATURE : Each lithograph handsigned in pencil. - NUMBER : Each lithograph numbered 45/68. - PAPER : Japan paper 44 x 56 cm (c. 18 x 22 inch). - REFERENCES : This complete portfolio seems to be unknown by Buisson, perhaps some of the lithographs are referenced (see Buisson #28.174, #28.94, #25.77). We did not find any records of a complete set at auctions so it's probably the only complete portfolio with matching numbers available on the market. - CONDITION : Overall very good condtion : Cardboard complete but with defects, all the plates are clean with paper slightly yellowed at the edge. #### FRANCAIS #### - PRESENTATION : In-folio en feuilles sous chemise verte imitant le cuir. - ILLUSTRATION : Page de titre et huit lithographies originales à pleine page par FOUJITA. - SIGNATURE : Chaque lithographie signée au crayon. - LIMITATION : Chaque lithographie numérotée 45/68. - PAPIER : Papier Japon 44 x 56 cm. - REFERENCES : Ce portfolio complet semble inconnu de Buisson, mais certaines lithographies y sont référencées (Voir Buisson #28.174, #28.94, #25.77). Nous n'avons pas trouvé de mention de cet ouvrage complet aux enchères, il s'agit donc probablement du seul exemplaire complet disponible sur le marché. - ETAT : Très bon état général, la chemise présentant des usures aux charnières, les planches en excellent état avec les bords de feuillet légèrement jaunis. [Attributes: Signed C … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Artfever [Paris, France]
2018-12-18 07:43:27
A.A. Milne
Milne, A. A. All First edition, first printings in first state dust jackets from Methuen in London. Prices on spines of djs. House at Pooh Corner 1928 Now We are Six 1927 Winnie the Pooh 1926 When We Were Young 1924 Books are very good, dust jackets are faded a bit but good with wear and small chips to edges and corners, with the exception of When We Were Very Young's jacket, which is Fair due to a chip missing from the spine. Some endpapers have a bit of browning (see image with the endpaper map of the Hundred Acre Wood). In a gorgeous custom made red cloth and leather slipcase mimicking the 4 books, with cloth and cardboard wrap having a cloth pull. Slipcase has each title in gilt and under each Milne's name, presented as if it was bound in red leather. Uncommonly good books, in their first appearances with increasingly common jackets, beautifully presented. ----------------------------------------------------- We package all items in boxes with protective packaging, insurance and tracking at our expense. If you have any questions, please contact us. We will respond quickly. Gene Alloway Motte & Bailey Booksellers Ann Arbor, Michigan "I heard his library burned down and both books were destroyed - and one of them hadn't even been colored in yet." - John Dawkins. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Motte Books [Ann Arbor, Michigan, US]
2018-12-18 07:38:00
New York: 1928. PLEASE SEE PHOTOS - Dust Jackets show damage, but books are all in excellent condition. WROUGHT IRON ALBERT H. SONN VOLUME I WITH THREE HUNDRED AND TWENTY PLATES CONTENTS CHAPTER I: EARLY AMERICAN WROUGHT IRON UP TO 1850 BRIEF HISTORY OF THE INDUSTRY VARIOUS TYPES OF OLD NAILS DERIVATION OF EARLY WROUGHT IRON DESIGNES EARLY AMERICAN BLACKSMITHS OLD SMITH'S FORGE EARLY AMERICAN ANVILS AND BICKERNS CHAPTER II: EARLY AMERICAN DOOR HARDWARE WOODEN FORERUNNERS SPRING LATCH, HINGE AND BOLT OTHER LATCHES, AND SHUTTER BAR WROUGHT IRON DOOR HARDWARE: LOCALLY MADE, OR IMPORTED FROM ENGLAND WROUGHT IRON KNOCKERS AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN TYPES KNOCKER LATCHES "DUTCH" TYPES "NEW ENGLAND" TYOES GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF A WROUGHT IRON DOOR LATCH TYPES OF WROUGHT IRON LATCHES ESCUTCHEON LIFT LATCHES VARIOUS TYPES SUFFOLK LATCHES ARROW-HEAD PATTERN BALL AND SPEAR PATTERN SWORDFISH TYPE SWIVEL LIFT BALL, CRESENT AND SPEAR PINE-TREE PATTERN TOBACCO-LEAF PATTERN BEAN TYPES HEART MOTIFS TULIP MOTIFS COCKSHEAD PATTERN LYRE PATTERN FARMINGTON TYPE EAST HADDAM, CONN., DISTRICT TYPES DOMINATING UPPER CUSP SINGLE CUSP TRANSITION FROM LATCH TO LOCK TYPES NORFOLK AND SUFFOLK SWIVEL LIFT NORFOLK LATCHES EARLY TYPES EARLY TYPE CAST IRON LATCHES DEVELOPMENT OF LIFTS AND BARS THUMB-PRESSES OR "STRIKERS" LATCH CATCHES LATCH BARS LATCH LOCKS VARIOUS TYPES LOCKS ILLUSTRATION FROM MAXON'S "MECHANICK EXCERCIES OR THE DOCTRINE OF HANDY WORKS" TYPES OF LOCKS LOCK ESCUTCHEONS DOOR-PULLS AND ESCUTCHEON 263 PAGES VOLUME II WITH THREE HUNDRED AND TWENTY PLATES CONTENTS CHAPTER I: STRAY FACTS AND FANCIES A … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Now and Then Odds and Ends [Ashuelot, New Hampshire, US]
2018-12-18 06:24:48
James Joyce
New York: Crosby Caige. Description: Signed James Joyce - Anna Livia Plurabelle Book 1928 #640/800 plus Sylvia Beach Business Card - Shakespeare & Co. Paris About Items: Up for sale, is one signed James Joyce - Anna Livia Plurabelle Book 1928 #640/800 plus a Sylvia BEACH Business Card - Ulysses James Joyce - Shakespeare and Company Paris. This book is in good condition. The gilt lettering and decoration to the spine and front cover is bright. There is some light rubbing to the outside boards. There are no bookplates, signatures or markings of any kind in the book. The pages are clean and free of any foxing. This is the limited edition #640 of 800 copies signed by James Joyce. With sale comes with one original business card of Sylvia Beach's "Shakespeare and Company", bookseller and publisher of "Ulysses" by James Joyce. The card was printed around 1926/30 as the telephone number is corrected to "Danton 09-57" with a stamp. Dimensions 14 x 10,5 cm. Excellent condition for it's age. About the Author: James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (1882 - 1941) was an Irish expatriate author of the 20th century. He is known for his landmark novel Ulysses (1922) and its controversial successor Finnegans Wake (1939), as well as the short story collection Dubliners (1914) and the semi-autobiographical novel A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916). Although he spent most of his adult life outside Ireland, Joyce's psychological and fictional universe is firmly rooted in his native Dublin, the city which provides the settings and much of the subject matter for all his fiction. In particular, … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Teymr Collectibles [Dublin, IE]
2018-12-18 06:03:47
Caresse Crosby
Paris: Impossible Melodies, Caresse Crosby, Black Sun Editions Narcisse, 1928, Limited Edition Copies of Caresse Crosby's books from the Editions Narcisse / Black Sun Press are rare and highly sought after. However Impossible Melodies is almost unseen. We only know of this particular volume having been seen once in recent years, at auction in New York in 2014. Impossible Melodies was limited to 48 copies. This copy has "With compliments" written on the card of Mrs Harry Crosby 19 Rue de Lille and attached to the first free blank page and the famous Harry / Caresse cross on the dedication page. Printed on Papier Hollande Van Gelder Zonen with a portrait of the author by Angeles Ortiz prior to the contents page. The binding is sound, there is small loss to the top front right corner of the cover and some browning to the edges of the cover. Will be despatched by courier, fully insured, tracked and signed wrapped in bubblewrap and a sturdy box. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: randabooks [Birmingham, GB]
2018-12-17 23:21:34
Zella Armstrong & Janie French
King Printing Company, Bristol TN. FIRST EDITION, PRINTED 1928, "FROM THE PRESS OF THE KING PRINTING COMPANY BRISTOL, TENNESSEE". In my humble opinion, this copy is in very good condition as it is 90 years old! It has been saved from the "usual library wear" so common to many antique books as it was previously owned by an individual versus a lending library. DO NOT MISS THIS AWESOME OPPORTUNITY TO OWN A FIRST EDITION PRINTING (COPYRIGHT 1928) of the book entitled "NOTABLE SOUTHERN FAMILIES, THE CROCKETT FAMILY and CONNECTING LINES, VOLUME V". This book is Volume V (five) of the set of books entitled "Notable Southern Families" as written by the co-authors Ms. Janie Preston Collup French and Ms. Zella Armstrong. Volume Five is a genealogical history of The Crockett Family, and yes, the family history of "Mr. Davey Crockett" of Alamo Fame is included! IN ADDITION, THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED ON THE FRONT ENDPAPER WITH NAME AND ADDRESS OF A MEMBER OF THE CROCKETT FAMILY - A MS. SALLY CROCKETT OF PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE! There are NO DOG-EARED PAGES; AND ABSOLUTELY NO INK UNDERLINING OR HIGH-LIGHTING HAS BEEN DONE TO THESE PRECIOUS PAGES! There is a bit of "shading" on the inside and back covers where for years the previous owner apparently had stored a letter or other papers. As this is present on the inside of both covers, this could be common in older books - I am not certain. The book contains 611 (six hundred and eleven) deckle-edged pages of glorious genealogical information regarding "the Crockett Family & Connecting Lines". The book was copyrighted in 1928, and was print … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: cameos1mom [Claremore, Oklahoma, US]
2018-12-17 19:00:36
James Joyce - Beckett, Samuel
Paris: Shakespeare and Company / Sylvia Beach, 1928. Condition: Good. Printed wrappers. Small paperbound octavo. 195 pp. With "Made In Great Britain" rubberstamped on the title page. Includes extracts from Joyce's Finnegan's Wake. Contributions by Samuel Beckett, his first book appearance as well as Robert Sage, William Carlos Williams, Stuart Gilbert and others. A fragile book printed on this paper, this copy suffers from notable chipping along the right hand-side of the front cover, paper loss at top inch or so of spine and smaller chips to first blank endpaper and rear cover. overall condition of an uncommon Joyce and Beckett title. Book needs to be handled with care. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: derringerbooks [Woodbridge, Connecticut, US]
2018-12-16 01:15:42
PARIS FRANCE: LEVY, 1928. < France : 8.65 euros (recommandé R3) USA / Asie : 24 euros Europe : 17 euros Shipping in Worlwide from France including tracking number & insurance. pochoir - mode - couture - gravure - estampe - art décoratif - art déco - musée - haute couture - pochoirs - modes - coutures - gravures - estampes - robe - robes - joaillerie - joailleries - joaillier - joailliers - parisien - parisiens - parisiennes - parisiennes - arts decoratifs - arts decoratifs - exposition internationnale - expositions internationnales - illustrée - illustrées - planche - planches - edition limitée - editions limitées - couturière - couturières - défilés - défilé - diamant - diamants - parfumerie - parfumeries - parfums - parfum - dessin - dessins - chapeau - chapeaux - modiste - modistes - ancien anciens - ancienne - anciennes - bijoux - bijou - bijouterie - bijouteries - stencil - fashion - sewing - engraving - print - decorative art - art deco - museum - haute couture - stencils - fashion - stitching - prints - prints - dress - dresses - jewelery - jewelery - jeweler - jeweler - parisian - parisian - parisian - parisian - decorative arts - decorative arts - international exhibition - international exhibitions - illustrated - illustrations - board - boards - limited edition - limited editions - seamstress - seamstresses - fashion shows - fashion show - diamond - diamonds - perfumery - perfumeries - perfumes - perfume - drawing - drawings - hat - hats - milliner - milliners - old old - old - old - old - jewelery - jewel - jewelery - jewelery -Schablone - Mode - Nähen - Gravier … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: FEUILLETS PARISIENS (absolem1505) [Sidney, Nebraska, US]
2018-12-15 21:47:46
Mennie, Donald
A.S. Watson & Co (The Shanghai Pharmacy Ltd.), 1928. Bound between two covers with square spine, photographs have three holes that are tied in with gold string. The covers are darkened with age, the cover photo pastedown is scuffed, spine has chipping, corners are worn. Title page has light soiling lower left corner, thirty photographs mounted on duo-toned textured paper. The photographer Donald Mennie used the wet plate process, already a largely obsolete method in his time, and for his published prints, he mainly employed photogravure, a process emphasizing the image softness and subtle tonal variation that suited his interest in pictorialism. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Ivy Ridge Books [Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.]
2018-12-15 21:09:01
Gur'ian, Olga and A[nna] Kazimirovna Borovskaia, illustrator
Gosudarstvennoe izdatel'stvo, Moscow, 1928. Quarto (28.5 × 22 cm). Original staple-stitched pictorial wrappers; 16 pp. With seventeen large chromolithograph illustrations throughout. Small oval stamp of Marcel Bekus ("Ex-libris Marcel Bekus"). Light rust to staples, else very good or better. Second edition (first published in 1927). Striking illustrations and simple verse convey the experience of small children during a citywide celebration of an unnamed holiday in Moscow, most likely the yearly May First Parade. State-organized mass celebrations were progressively more common throughout the 1920s and 1930s as the Soviet state created new rituals to replace the old religious and state holidays. A parade with banners, posters, and music is emphasized here over the specific holiday. The illustrator, Anna Kazimirovna Borovskaia (1901-1984) was a poster artist and illustrator of children's books, games and postcards. She studied at VKhUTEMAS (1924-1929) and her illustrations and posters are stylistically close to the works of OST artists (Obshchestvo stankistov, or Society of Easel Painters). Borovskaia used a subdued palette, stylized and simplified drawing, resorted to generalizing the form combining modernist and realist tendencies. The illustrations for this book combine darker hues with bright layers of red and blue. Olga Gur'ian (1899-1974) was a prolific children's author who published over fifty books in her long writing career. Not in the Lur'e collection (Kniga dlia detei 1881-1939, Moscow: ULEI, 2009). This copy from the library of Marcel Bekus (1888-1939), the Polis … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB [Berlin, Germany]
2018-12-15 14:12:42
Samuel Chamberlain
New York: The Architectural Book Company. "This book is in excellent condition, with extremely minor wear to the binding and covers (very minor fraying). The plate edges are very lightly browned. All 55 numbered plates are present, and the book includes the tissue-paper-protected drypoint etching of a French cathedral. I have seen dozens of copies of this magnificent book, and this copy is in the best overall condition of any I've seen. I would rate the book's condition somewhere between an 8 to 9 for a 1st edition copy, and I am sure you will, too.". Domestic Architecture in Rural France by Samuel Chamberlain All 55 Sketches in Lithograph, Drypoint, Penceil and wash of Small Cheteaux, Farms, Townhouses, Cottages, Manors, Windmills, Gates, Doorways, Details, etc. from Burgundy, Anvergne, Provence, Normandy, Brittany and the Touraine. 1928 Includes loose tissue paper sheets with book to protect original drypoint signed by Samuel Chamberlain. Hardcover 1928 Will gladly send additional photos upon request. This is an 1st edition copy that every collector of architecture must have. It is a near-perfect specimen. Ribbon-tied portfolio of illustrated boards with cloth spine containing seven (7) pages of text and 55 numbered plates (the complete set). This is a scarce early work by the American printmaker, artist, photographer, and writer. Chamberlain's love affair with France began during his service with the American Field Service during World War 1. He returned with his wife in 1923 and they spent much of the next decade touring France, Spain, Italy, England, and North Africa … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: KWintell Coins Etc [Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, US]
2018-12-15 00:44:35
Hill, Napoleon
RALSTON UNIVERSITY PRESS, MERIDEN,CONN, 1928. The Law of Success in Sixteen Lessons Teaching, for the First Time in the History of the World the True Philosophy upon which all Personal Success is Built. First Edition First Printing In Book Form Napoleon Hill Classic. Volume 1. 130 pages, Volume 2. 142 pages, Volume 3. 142 pages, Volume 4. 154 pages, Volume 5. 146 pages, Volume 6. 138 pages, Volume 7. 144 pages, Volume 8. 157 pages. Books have general shelf wear, slightly faded spines, rubbed extremities, age toned pages, no bookplates, good binding, unmarked text. Vol. I has discoloration spots on cover/spine, Vol. I front hinge partially cracked. It was originally released as a set of 15 separate booklets before being consolidated into a single-tome book. There were 118 limited edition copies, which were given to many of America's most successful individuals, all of whom had contributed to the content of the book Influence Of Andrew Carnegie (1836-1919): Hill considered the turning point in his life to have occurred in the year 1908 with his assignment, as part of a series of articles about famous and successful men, to interview the industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. At the time, Carnegie was one of the most powerful men in the world. Hill discovered that Carnegie believed that the process of success could be outlined in a simple formula that anyone would be able to understand and achieve. Impressed with Hill, Carnegie asked him if he was up to the task of putting together this information, to interview or analyze over 500 successful men and women, many of … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop [Atlantic City, NJ, U.S.A.]
2018-12-14 21:53:04
GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS.) CHAUCER, Geoffrey.
Waltham St. Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1928-31. 4 volumes, tall octavo (310 x 188 mm). Finely bound for the publisher's by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in brown quarter niger morocco, spines lettered in gilt, patterned paper boards, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Slight rubbing to spines, wear to tips, occasional faint browning to covers, light foxing to book block edges; a very good, bright, copy. Initials printed in red, blue, and black. With 1 full page illustration, 29 half page illustrations, decorated borders, tailpieces and line fillers all by Gill. Limited edition, number 128 of 485 copies on handmade paper; a further 15 copies were issued on vellum. The Canterbury Tales was one of the "most important Golden Cockerel editions for which Eric Gill provided the engravings", and showcases his "originality and verve" (ODNB). This work was seen as one of the finest works to be produced by the Press, exhibiting the ideals of the private press movement as the "author, artist and printer have shared one concept and expressed it" (Franklin). The publication of the work was a major literary event and was widely covered in the press throughout the four year period. Chanticleer 63; Franklin 307; Gill 281. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member [London, United Kingdom]
2018-12-14 21:17:30
James Boswell
Good. Privatepapers of James Boswell from Malahide Castle inthe collection of Lt.-Colonel Ralph Heyward Isham PREPAREDFOR THE PRESS BY GEOFFREYSCOTT & Frederick A Pottle ANDNOW FIRST PRINTED Volumes One to Eighteen + Index Printedby William Edwin Rudge, 1928-1932, New York. First editions. 18 volumes. facsimiles, portraits. (some in color) ; 30-40 cm. Colophon: "Designed by Bruce Rogers. Five hundred and seventy copies printedby William Edwin Rudge" limited to 570 numbered sets, this being set No.376 The first publication of Boswell's private papers, which had, since Boswell'sdeath in 1785, lain locked in a cabinet sequestered in the estate of LordTalbot de Malahide, until the copyright to them was acquired by Lieut. Col.Isham, "as a result of which this long-shut gateway into the eighteenthcentury was finally unlocked". Thefirst, private Subscribers Edition of the Isham Boswell papers, edited forpublication by Geoffrey Scott, and later Frederick A. Pottle. This edition waslimited to 570 numbered sets designed by Bruce Rogers and printed by Rudge. Very scarce well designed and opulantlyproduced set of this important work. The complete limited edition set includes Volumes 17 and 18, which werepublished by Rudge in 1934. The Index Volume was published in 1937 by OxfordUniversity Press. The eighteen volumes are: Volume 1. Early papers of James Boswell, 1754-1763, with the record of DavidBoswell's oath, devised, written and witnessed by James Boswell, 29 October 1767. Volume 2. Zelide, a correspondence between James Boswell and Belle de Zuylen.Inviolable plan, to be read over f … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: saluki004 [Carbondale, Illinois, US]
2018-12-14 08:50:16
Radclyffe Hall
London: Jonathan Cape, 1928. 8vo. 1st edition. 512 pp. With a commentary by Havelock Ellis. In the publisher's black cloth gilt-stamped to spine. Top edge black. First edition, first issue, with the misprint 'whip' on page 50. Volume has been re-backed with original spine piece laid down. All original blanks present. Hall described The Well of Loneliness as "The first long and very serious novel entirely upon the subject of sexual inversion." She wrote it in part to popularise the ideas of sexologists such as Richard von Krafft-Ebing and Havelock Ellis, who regarded homosexuality as an inborn and unalterable trait: congenital sexual inversion. The novel became the target of a campaign by James Douglas, editor of the Sunday Express, who (in)famously wrote, "I would rather give a healthy boy or a healthy girl a phial of prussic acid than this novel." To this day Express Newspapers continue to champion similar bold and forward thinking views targetting minorities and the lumpen powerless with their egregious populist invective. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: West Grove Books [London, United Kingdom]
2018-12-14 07:43:04
Mendelsohn, Erich
Berlin: Rudolf Mosse, 1928. 1st to 3rd Edition. Hardcover. g to vg. 1. bis 3. Auflage. Folio. ix, 82, [1]pp. Original cloth-backed over yellow, printed paper-covered boards with black lettering on cover, yellow lettering on spine.Critical study of American architecture by German-Jewish architect Erich Mendelsohn. The 77 b/w reproductions in photogravure were taken by the architect on his visit to the United States in 1924. Mendelsohn's goal was to convey a new vision of the contemporary city. In his foreword he points to the pros and cons of European Americanism, which he sees as a major opposition between civilization and culture. Photographs show the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan's skyline, the Equitable Trust Building, Trinity Church, Times Square, 5th Avenue, Madison Avenue, Wall Street, Broadway, Shelton Hotel, New York Harbor, Chicago's Federal Reserve Bank, Michigan Avenue, building of the Chicago Tribune, various Chicago street scenery, as well as architecture in Detroit and Buffalo.15 photographs by the Danish architect Knud Lönberg-Holm, particularly those showing Detroit, are not credited to him, only in the later, expanded edition of 1928 was Lönberg-Holm given credit. Noteworthy that Mendelsohn's so-called 'photographic modernity' was often substantiated by pointing to those photographs in this book taken by Lönberg-Holm. El Lissitzky was so impressed with "Amerika" that he said the volume "thrills us like a dramatic film. Before our eyes move pictures that are absolutely unique. In order to understand some of the photographs you must lift the … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller [U.S.A.]
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2018-12-14 05:49:46
Lawrence, D H
La Vigie, Ile de Port-Cros, 1928. 1 p. Square 8vo. Single sheet of blank stationery. Old folding creases, light even browning. 1 p. Square 8vo. Lawrence writes to an unidentified recipient, granting "consent to broadcast The Horse-Dealers Daughter & the poem Piano. If you think a publishers consent necessary, drop a line to Martin Secker - but it will be all right." "The Horse Dealer's Daughter" first appeared in the collection, England, My England (1922); "Piano" appeared in New Poems (1918). The Lawrences spent a month in October-November 1928 on Ile de Port-Cros, off the Mediterranean coast of France, with Richard Aldington, at the house of Jean Paulhan, editor of the Nouvelle Revue Française.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [U.S.A.]
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2018-12-14 00:13:53
Generale Uberto Franchino
MILANO: Casa Editrice Cenobio, 1928. RILEGATO. DISCRETO. 24,5 33,5. BRO1764 ARTE 003 USATO
Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBabele [Italy]
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2018-12-13 17:56:18
Leningrad: Izdatel'stvo Akademii nauk SSSR, 1928. XI, 73 pp. 20x14 cm. In original printed wrappers. Some rubbings of the wrappers, spine of the wrapper is slightly detached from the text block. Otherwise a very good copy. Very rare. One of 2000 copies. Title in Russian and German on the front wrapper, two title pages, table of contents, introduction and all captions in Russian and German. This is a small nice catalogue of almost all Oriental (eastern) fonts which press of Academy of Sciences of USSR has. Only very outdated fonts were not included as well as those of incomplete sets. Russian science has a long history of Oriental studies, and this fund was growing organically alongside other researches. Almost all pre-Revolutionary publications with usage of eastern fonts were printed by Academy's press. There are Sanskrit, Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese, Mongolian, Manchurian, Kalmyk, Buryat, ancient Turkish, Uigur, Persian cuneiform, Avestan, Middle Persian, Jewish, Palmyra, Syrian, Estrangelo, Ethiopian, Samaritan, Arab, Persian, Armenian, Georgian, Egyptian hieroglyphs, Coptic and phonetic symbols for the transcription. With the growth of country’s republics and their culture the number of such books was growing as well so this edition is an evidence of last days when Academy's press was a unique leader in the field of Oriental fonts in the world. The catalogue was timed with the 200th anniversary of Academy's press and the World Press Exhibition ("Pressa") in 1928 in Cologne (that year Soviet display was designed by El Lissitzky which became his highest achievements in t … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Bookvica [Tbilisi, Georgia]
2018-12-13 17:17:05
1928. Conditions de vente Expédition Paiement À propos de la librairie Visitez notre boutique 18674 André MALRAUX Les Conquérants Paris, Bernard Grasset, coll. "Les Cahiers Verts", 1928. 1 vol. (188 x 128 mm) de 278 pp., sous double couv. et dos cons., étui-chemise (Reliure signée de M. Godillot). Édition originale Un des 63 exemplaires sur Madagascar (n°1). Ce roman, qui aurait reçu Puissances pour titre sans les conseils de Jean Paulhan, connût un vif succès. Tant la critique, très majoritairement élogieuse, que les efforts de Bernard Grasset (publication en feuilleton dans la NRF, publicités agressives (notamment un bandeau « interdit en URSS » qu'il fit immédiatement apposer dès l'interdiction connue) y contribuèrent. Parfaite reliure janséniste de Godillot. Photos et descriptions complémentaires sur demande. Visitez notre boutique Retrouvez tous nos livres et documents présents dans notre boutique eBay ; chaque objet y est soigneusement décrit et photographié. Informations supplémentaires sur demande. À propos de la librairie Recevez nos catalogues mensuels ou thématiques et consultez notre blog sur www.librairie-walden.com Paiement Règlement Paypal de préférence. Virements et chèques bancaires (France) sont également acceptés, ainsi que les CB à distance. Nous contacter. Expédition Tous les envois sans exception se font en colissimo suivi / recommandé, ou par lettre recommandée. Aucun envoi simple. Les prix sont forfaitaires et ajustés, l'emballage (soigné) est offert. Retrait possible à la librairie (Orléans), et sur rendez-vous à Paris. Conditions de vente Conformes … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: la librairie Walden (librairie-walden) [Orléans, FR]
2018-12-13 06:18:34
JOYCE. JAMES.
Crosby Gaige. New York. 1928. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.1 x 4.7 inches). Signed limited edition. Number 478 of 800 copies signed by Joyce on the limitation leaf. A very faint thumb sized mark to the title page and blank leaf opposite otherwise a very good clean copy in the publishers original brown cloth with gilt triangle design to the centre of the front board. Both boards with blind stamped decorative borders. Spine ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Previous owner bookplate on the front blank pastedown endpaper and small booksellers label (The Holliday Bookshop, New York) at the bottom of the rear inner board. A better than very good copy with the gilt still bright and vibrant.
Bookseller: Paul Foster Books [London, UK]
2018-12-13 02:38:23
ALIGHIERI Dante; NONESUCH PRESS
No. 571 of 1475 copies. 42 Illustrations after drawings by Sandro Botticelli. 4to., 21 x 31.5 cm. pp. [4] 1-324 [4], 34 illustrations tipped in on unnumbered double pages and 8 on single pages. Original publishers orange vellum, double gilt borders to upper and lower covers with central arabesque pattern in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, t.e.g., all edges rough and untrimmed, with original black paper slipcase. London, Nonesuch Press.
Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd. [U.K.]
2018-12-12 20:13:27
H. P. Lovecraft
Massachusetts: Lovecraft, H[oward] P[hillips]. THE SHUNNED HOUSE. Athol, Mass. Published by Paul Cook The Recluse Press, 1928. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-58 [59] [60: blank], unbound sheets. Paper stock watermarked "Canterbury Laid". As called for. Pages are uncut. First edition. Lovecraft's first book of fiction. 300 copies printed but the book was never published. A few copies were circulated to a tiny circle of Lovecraft friends prior to August Derleth's acquisition of about 150 useable sets of sheets from Robert Barlow, Lovecraft's literary executor. Copyright cancel label listing titles of magazines and books in italics and reading ''Though the sheets of this story were printed and marked for copyright in 1928, the story was neither bound nor circulated at that time...'' is separate, was once pasted over the copyright - the slightest evidence of this. This is one of about fifty sets of unbound sheets Derleth distributed prior to 1961 before binding 100 copies in the black cloth usual of Arkham House bindings. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1037. Joshi I-A-5. Fine copy, slight discoloration to the front and back. See all 12 pictures. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: jipdonahue [Los Angeles, California, US]
2018-12-12 19:39:09
Charles Blair Macdonald
Condition: Good. Scotland's Gift: Golf by Charles Blair Macdonald First edition book published in 1928 Small scuff mark on the binding otherwise in good condition. As one reviewer wrote about this book: "Although I don't know that I could define "serious golfer" off hand, you might fit in that category if: You have ever played at the National Golf Links of America Want to know how the USGA came to be Wonder what golf was like in the late 19th century in the US Dream of building your own course, but have no clue what "good design" is Personally, I fit into the last slot. Most of us play rounds or look at yardage books and try to figure out why one course is on the top 100 of every magazine, and another never seems to see the light of day in print. For people like this, we need books on golf architecture. This book contains, arguably, one of the most concise takes on the subject. It would be misleading to say that architecture is the only matter covered. Actually, it only accounts for about a quarter of the volume in total. The rest is the personal narrative of Macdonald as the pioneer of golf in America, and as one of the founders of the USGA. It also discusses early tournaments in the US, which may be of interest to history buffs. Much of this is probably required knowledge to have any sort of intelligent discussion on golf history, and is worth a quick read at the least. Given that Macdonald was involved with the USGA for the decades after its inception, he also was there to witness the begining of problems that still plague the game today. Namely, the question of equipmen … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: woozlebb [Charlotte, North Carolina, US]
2018-12-12 17:15:18
GAG, WANDA
1928. Book, slipcase, and engraving are all in fine bright condition. GAG, WANDA. Millions of Cats. New York: Coward-McCann, 1928. First Edition. Copy number 228 of an edition limited to 250 numbered copies signed by the author / artist Wanda Gag. With an original wood engraving by Wanda Gag, not included in the book, which is also signed and dated by her in the year of publication, "'28'". The image depicts a small cat curled up on the cushion of a rocking chair in a sitting room with a small round table and chair and two flower vases atop a draped pedestal nearby. The engraving itself measures 5 7/8" x 4 9/16" and is in a small paper frame (7 3/4" x 6 1/2") with tissue guard. The book is in oblong format, 9 7/8" x 6 3/4", with decorative endpapers, and is enclosed in the original publisher's slipcase to which is affixed its special limited edition label. Additionally, the book and slipcase are housed in a custom dark brown cloth clamshell box with gilt-stamped leather at the spine. Everything is in fine bright condition and is a beautiful presentation of a classic children's tale of love and connection from Wanda Gag (1893-1946), award-winning American artist, author, translator, and illustrator. Millions of Cats won a Newbery Honor Award and the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award and is the oldest American picture book still in print. Her other acclaimed works include The ABC Bunny which received a Newbery Honor Award, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Nothing at All, which each won a Caldecott Honor Award. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA [Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.]
2018-12-12 12:55:51
Potter, Beatrix
Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd, 1928. First Printing. Illustrated end papers, with 12 color plates, one for each month and a color frontispiece. Book has bumping to the spine ends, with crimping to the spine. Original glassine dustjacket is age-toned, with small chips, tears and folds.
Bookseller: Books As Issued [Petaluma, California, US]
2018-12-12 12:44:53
Bunyan, John
London Cresset Press 1928. LIMITED EDITION, Number 30 of 195 copies [Ten copies only were printed on vellum] Folio. 2 Volumes bound in dark brown parchment with raised bands, gilt, to spine and gilt titles to upper boards, in black paper-covered slipcase. Printed by the Shakespeare Head Press under the direction of Bernard Newdigate. Binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. 174pp. and 162pp., printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper. Illustrated with 10 full-page woodcuts by Blair Hughes Stanton and Gertrude Hermes. A clean set with no previous owners' markings or inscriptions. Very slight foxing to prelims only, otherwise a very clean, bright copy. Parchment of boards and spines a little spotted with some faint scratches (please see photos). Slipcase a little edgewaorn and rubbed. Overall a VERY GOOD SET in GOOD+ SLIPCASE. (Shelf 4/5) NOTE: VERY HEAVY SET (5 kg+) might require extra charges for postage outside the UK.** Pictures available upon request, if not already displayed here.** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - come and browse. PayPal, credit and most debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Chaucer Bookshop ABA ILAB [Canterbury, United Kingdom]
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