Recent Arrivals from Bernett Penka Rare Books LLC

Recent Arrivals from Bernett Penka Rare Books LLC

image of Opyt istorii Evrazii s poloviny VI veka do nastoiashchego vremeni [An essay on the history of Eurasia from the 6th century to our time]

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Berlin: Izdanie Evraziitsev (Petropolis-Verlag), 1934. Octavo (24 × 16 cm). Original pictorial wrappers and publisher's mark to rear wrapper by Svetlana Kartsevskaia; 187, [1] pp. Light wear to spine extremities; wrappers somewhat dust-soiled; else about very good. Scarce historical work by one of the leading figures of the Russian Eurasianist movement. With an attractive wrapper design in orange… Read more
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Prague: MERLIN, 1986. Quarto (30.5 × 22 cm). Original side-stapled green blind wrappers; xerox-printed pictorial title followed by mimeographed typescript and occasional drawn illustration, with pagination as follows: [6], AI-AIII, [3], BI-BIII, [2], CI-CIV, DI-II, EI-EVIII, FI-FIII, GI-GVI, HI-HIII, CHI-III, II-III, JI-JII, KI-IV, LI, MI-MVI, NI-NV, 001-005, [2] and one leaf with a vignette to verso. Blind wrappers… Read more
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$500.00
image of Wings Over The Waves. Collection of 110 Exhibition Display Photographs and a Presentation Album for "Wings Over the Waves: Naval Aviation Exhibition," Leeds, 1945

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95 large naval press photographs, each approx. 15 1/2" x 19 1/2", from the "Wings Over the Waves" exhibition in Leeds, UK, March 16-April 7, 1945, most annotated verso, documenting the role of the British Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm and the importance of the Swordfish, Barracuda, and Fulmar planes during WWII, together with 15 smaller photographs, most approx.… Read more
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$5,000.00
image of Anomalii rosta i razvitiia (s 75 risunkami) [Anomalies of growth and development (with 75 illustrations)]. Acta Endocrinologica Ukrainica, vypusk piatyi [vol. 5]

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Khar'kov: Izdanie Vseukrainskogo Instituta Endokrinologii i Organoterapii, 1934. Octavo (22 × 15 cm). Original printed wrappers; 120 pp. With 75 illustrations. Wear to wrappers and partial loss to spine extremities; else about very good. Early Soviet study of anomalies of growth caused by hormonal disorders, illustrated with drawings, tables, and dozens of photographs of patients, which captures the… Read more
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$650.00
image of Group of four mathematical games and logic puzzle pamphlets, 1930-1944

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Sverkh pamiat'. Matematicheskaia igra [Super memory. Mathematical game]. Moscow, ca. 1930. Fifteen leaves of mathematical puzzles measuring 7.5 × 5 cm in original pictorial card case. Very good.<br/><br/>Kristalinskii, V. with A. Bulatova (illustrator). Veselyi sputnik: zagadoch. kartinki, rebusy, zagadki [The Fun Companion: mysterious pictures, puzzles, riddles]. [Moscow]: Tsentrali`nyi dom detei zheleznodorozhnikov, 1944. Quarto (14 × 11 cm). Original pictorial… Read more
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$350.00
image of Stevens Hotel - Michigan Boulevard, Seventh and Eighth Streets, Chicago, Illinois and Stevens Hotel Service Building, 725 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. I. Specifications for General Work. II. Specifications for Mechanical Work

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Two parts in one volume, 433 and 365 pp., regarding the construction of the Stevens Hotel and the Stevens Hotel Service Building, including "specifications for the materials and labor for the...Work required in the erection and completion of a 25-story, basement and sub-basement fireproof hotel building, located on Michigan Boulevard, extending from Seventh to Eighth Streets, and a 12-story,… Read more
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$2,500.00
image of Shikisai shogyo zuan-shu [Commercial design in color]

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84 total leaves including 80 numbered full-colored plates, each plate with multiple Art Deco-style commercial images on various themes including travel, liquor, coffe, tea ceremony, dancing, music, furniture and interior design, bicycles, fashion, makeup and perfume, hygiene, smoking, food, transportation, sports, animals, and plants. Some minor scattered toning and foxing throughout, title page with some soiling and foxing. Small… Read more
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$2,500.00
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Chansonnier à Buchenwald: Chanoir

by Jardel, P., L. Templier, & Rémy

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$2,500.00

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Paris: A. Sirot/Editions Henry, 1949. Small folio. Original printed dust-jacket over stiff wrappers; 39 [7] pp. collecting the lyrics of 8 songs composed and sung in Buchenwald by Chanoir, a French political prisoner, illustrated with 16 original hors texte lithographic plates (7 in duotone, 9 in black and white) by P. Jardel as well as a full-color frontispiece portrait… Read more
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image of Gruzinskii teatr: osnovnye etapy razvitiia. Predislovie A. V. Lunacharskogo [The Georgian theater: the basic stages of development. With a preface by A. V. Lunacharsky]. Trudy Gos. Akad. khud. nauk. Teatral'naia sektsiia, 5 [series title]

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Moscow: Gosudarstvennaia Akademiia Khudozhestvennykh Nauk (GAKhN), 1930. Octavo (18 × 12.5 cm). Original printed wrappers; [4], 149, [6] pp. With 27 leaves of plates. Spine professionally rebacked preserving spine strip (small loss to lower extremity); light wear to wrapper edges; old bookstore stamp to rear wrapper; else good or better. Early work on Georgian theatre, with 29 illustrations… Read more
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$225.00
image of Film booklet: Zare: pervaia kartina iz zhizni kurdov [Zare. The first motion picture about the life of the Kurds]

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Moscow: Kinopechat', 1927. Quarto (18 × 27 cm). Original photo-illustrated staple-stitched wrappers; 6 pp. Light overall wear and creasing; still about very good. The harsh realities of the lives of Kurdish women are emphasized in this promotional pamphlet for the Soviet silent drama "Zare" which premiered in Yerevan, in Soviet Armenia in 1926. The pamphlet includes the film… Read more
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$450.00
image of Original ink caricature drawing "Horst Case Lies" regarding the disappearance of Melvin Horst

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Columbus, Ohio, ca. 1929. Original pencil and ink drawing on thin card stock, measuring 15" × 12.5". Light overall wear; still about very good. Original ink drawing by longtime Ohio newspaper cartoonist Harry J. Keys (born 1886), which depicts the Greek philosopher Diogenes trudging through mud. In the background, a road sign bears the names of the towns Orville… Read more
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image of Poster: "Abbildung der Wirklichkeit" [The depiction of reality]. Satirical fake poster for documenta 5

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[Germany, 1972]. Original silk-screened poster, partially painted, measuring 86 × 61 cm. Trace of glue to corners, else about very good. Satirical political poster issued to coincide with the documenta 5, held in 1972 in Kassel. The contemporary art fair's theme during the 1972 iteration revolved around the concepts of "Depiction" and "Reality" ("Abbildung" and "Wirklichkeit"), which are here… Read more
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image of Poster: "The perfect environment! Ambientissimo! US Art. National teamwork. Medium: Napalm on skin and meat of coloured people." Satirical fake poster for documenta 4

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[Germany, 1968]. Original silk-screened poster, printed in black and red, measuring 84 × 59 cm. Very good or better. A remarkably drastic anti-war poster, issued as a fake poster for the fourth Documenta in Kassel, held in 1968. The fourth installment of the famous contemporary art fair - considered the most important European art fair of the decade -… Read more
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$1,200.00
image of PÃ¥ Kanaanexpressen [On the Canaan Express Train]

PÃ¥ Kanaanexpressen [On the Canaan Express Train]

by Olsson, Hagar and Olavi Paavolainen, artist

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Stockholm: Holger Schildt, 1929 (printed in Helsinki by F. Tilgmann). Octavo (19.5 × 16.5 cm). Original photo-illustrated wrappers; 231, [1] pp. Twelve black-and-white photographs, a few full-page. Light wear to spine extremities; discrete owner annotation in ink to title and ffep; else very good. First edition of this key work of the Finno-Swedish literary avant-garde, which was chiefly… Read more
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image of The Twelve. Translated from the Russian with an introduction and notes by C. E. Bechhofer, with illustrations and cover-designs by Michael Larionov

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1920. Large octavo (26 × 21 cm). Original orange paper-covered boards, incorporating an illustration by Mikhail Larionov; 26 pp. With six illustrations by Larionov throughout. Recent professional repair to spine; moisture damage to boards; very light traces of moisture to plates; still good or better. First English translation of Alexander Blok's controversial 1918 long… Read more
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image of Brygada Kryzys [The Crisis Brigade]. Flyer

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Warsaw: self-published, 1981. Single leaf of xeroxed text and images to recto and verso, measuring 29.5 × 20.5 cm. Very good. A kind of underground press release, this the flyer announces the formation of Brygada Kryzys (Crisis Brigade), today recognized as Poland's most important new-wave band. "August 1981. Warsaw. Robert Brylawski and Jezyk Werenski from the legendary Kryzys,… Read more
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image of Zhido-masonskii orden Bnai-Brit. Syny Soiuza Izrailia. Lzhe-prorok Bnai-Brita Akhaad Gaam i pisatel' M. Osorgin. Velikaia zhertva Bnai-Brita P. A. Stolypin. Evrei o Evreiakh... Adol'f Gitler govorit [The Judeo-Masonic Order of B'nai B'rith. Sons of the Union of Israel. The false prophet of B'nai B'rith, Akhaad Gaam, and the writer M. Osorgin. The great victim of B'nai B'rith, P. A. Stolypin. Jews about the Jews... Adolf Hitler speaks]

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Paris: [Izdanie "Ob"edineniia russkikh pisatelei i artistov"], 1942. Octavo (26.5 × 18 cm). Original printed wrappers; 15, [1] pp. About very good. Rabidly anti-semitic pamphlet published during the height of World War II by a Russian exile in Paris, most likely published under a pseudonym, as we are unable to find any information about Aleksandr Pokrovskii. From the… Read more
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Berlin/Leipzig: Friedrich Ernst Hübsch, 1931. Small quarto (26.5 × 19.5 cm). Original linen boards, attractively printed in blue and black; dust wrapper; [7] leaves of text, [16] leaves of reproductions, and [10] leaves of ads. Boards very lightly rubbed; overall a very good copy. Published as part of the extensive series "Neue Werkkunst" (1925-1932), which contained illustrated monographs on… Read more
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image of Profezie per il 1916 della Veggente Contessa Aurelia. Via dei Pontefici, 27. Roma

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Slim 24 pp. volume published anonymously but attributed to Bragaglia, which contains a brief background and biography of Aurelia as well as her prophecies for 1916. Two illustrations within the volume: a photographic portrait of Aurelia and a diagram of a palm with the lines on the hand and the fingers mapped to different planets. 8vo. Stapled pink cover… Read more
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Almanach der Wiener Werkstätte

by Vienna.- Wiener Werkstätten - Verlag Brüder Rosenbaum

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126 pp. volume documenting a year's literary and visual art contributions from the landmark artistic movement, the volume edited by Max Mell, with literary contributions by Peter Altenberg, Franz Blei, Max Brod, Franz Theodor Czokor, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Rainer Maria Rilke, and Arthur Roessler, and with graphic contributions from Josef Hoffmann, Gustav Klimt, Ivan Mestrovic, C.O. Czeschka, Koloman Moser,… Read more
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