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         Basketball for Women

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1929. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. The 1929 1st edition, IN THE UNCOMMON PICTORIAL DUSTJACKET. Clean and VG in its navy-blue cloth, with crisp silver-lettering and design to the front panel and spine. And in a bright, price-intact, VG+ example of the powder-blue dustjacket, with very light scuffing sat the panel lower-edges. 12mo, 129 pgs., including wonderful black-and-white photographs.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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         The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York Mariner

      London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald,, 1929. Octavo. Original blue quarter morocco, titles to spine silver, blue buckram boards with Kauffer design in silver to front, edges untrimmed. With 7 hand coloured illustrations by E. McKnight Kauffer, using the pochoir process. Spine sunned, some light scuffing to ends and corners, sound and fresh within, a very good copy indeed. First McKnight Kauffer edition, signed limited issue, number 30 of 35 copies signed by McKnight Kauffer, printed on T. H. Saunders mould-made paper, and bound in quarter morocco, aside from 500 numbered copies unsigned on normal paper and bound in cloth. This deluxe signed issue is rare, with only two copies recorded at auction in the past 70 years. McKnight Kauffer was born in the United States but settled in England in 1914. He was a member of both Wyndham Lewis's Group X and the Cumberland Market Group. A good painter, Kauffer's real genius was in advertising art; he produced seminal posters for the London Transport Board and for the Great Western Railway, as well as book jackets and illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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         Garibaldi and The New Italy: Defeat (and) Garibaldi and The New Italy: Victory

      London: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. Fine/Fine. First English edition(s). Together two volumes. Translated from the German by Catherine Alison Phillips. Defeat is very good or better with bumped corners, a small bookstore label on the front pastedown, and slightly bowed boards in fine dustwrapper; Victory has an identical small bookstore label, else fine in fine dustwrapper. Issued separately, matched sets of Huch's great epic in complimentary jackets are nearly impossible.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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         Documents. Archéologie beaux-arts ethnographie varietés. Magazine illustré.

      2me année. No. 3. "Hommage a Picasso". 4. 5 Bll., S. 113-183 (1). Mit zahlr., tlw. ganzseit. Abb. OBrosch. Textes de Jacques Baron, Georges Bataille, Robert Desnos, Carl Einstein, Maurice Heine, Eugène Jolas, Marcel Jouhandeau, Edouard Kasyade, Michel Leiris, Camille Mauclair, Marcel Mauss, Georges Monnet, Léon Pierre-Quint, Jacques Prévert, Charles-Henri Puech, le Dr Reber, Georges Ribémont-Dessaignes, Georges Henri Rivière, André Schaeffner, Roger Vitrac. - Rare document bien préservé. "Documents was a Surrealist art magazine edited by Georges Bataille. Published in Paris between April 1929 and January 1931, it ran for 15 issues, each of which contained a wide range of original writing and photographs. It was overseen by the writer-philosopher Georges Bataille, who became more and more its single guiding figure as the issues progressed. Primarily through the pages of this journal, Bataille forcefully challenged the tenets of Surrealism espoused by André Breton in favor of an alternate model, in which humanity could embrace the formless, the sordid, the discarded and disregarded." (monoskop)

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         LEWIS E IRENE

      LUIGI DRUETTO, TORINO 1929 - ITALIANO Traduzione di Renato Zuccarelli, pagine brunite da fattore tempo e qualità della carta, con lieve fioritura, legatura allentata e strappetti ai bordi interni, tagli non rifilati, brossura editoriale ingiallita, con fioritura, strappetti e piccole mancanze ai bordi

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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         Comeriner, Erich. Bamberg. Vintage-Print.

      Ca. 1929/30. - 13,1:17,9 cm. Glänzender Silbergelatineabzug auf Barrytpapier. Rückseitig mt Tinte handschriftlich bezeichnet: Bamberg. Mit Stempel: Comofot. Foto Erich Comeriner. Von Comeriner auf schwarzem Fotokarton montiert. Zustandsbeschreibung auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: M + R Fricke]
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         Von Material zu Architektur. Bauhausbucher 14

      München: Albert Langen 1929 - OBrosch. mit Vorderseite des OUmschlags, 244 Seiten, 209 Foto-Abb. 18 x 23; ohne Hinterseite des Umschlags, Vorderseite abgeschürft und eine Ecke eingerissen, Buchblock fest, innen tadellos. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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         Missions and Pueblos of the Old Southwest

      Arthur H. Clark Co., Cleveland, OH 1929 - 2vol.set: 386pp.incl.index&210pp.+map; HBs burgundy w/gilt; some rub w/wear on edges&corners; pencil PONs w/clean,tight pgs. "Their Myths, Legends, Fiestas, and Ceremonies with some accounts of the Indian Tribes and their Dances; and of the Penitentes.One hundred copies of this work were specially printed on Strathmore deckle-edged paper, accompanied by an atlas of plates and a colored map; this being number 54" Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Xochi's Bookstore & Gallery]
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         La rôtisserie de la Reine Pédauque. Illustrée par Auguste Leroux de 176 compositions gravées par Duplessis, Ernest Floriant, les deux Froment, Gusman et Perrichon.

      Paris, Editions d'Art Edouard Pelletan, 1911, maroquin havane, premier plat décoré d'une importante composition de filets dorés et de jeux de listels entrelacés de maroquin grenat accompagnés de filets en croisillon dorés au pointillé, un bois original a été encastré au centre de cette composition, dos à 4 nerfs, second plat orné d'un encadrement de filets, listels et compartiments rappelant ceux du premier plat, cadre intérieur agrémenté d'un filet doré et de listels fleuronnés aux angles, doublure et garde de soie brochée décorée de branches fleuries, coupes filetées, tranches dorées sur témoins, couv. et dos conservés, chemise à dos et rabats de maroquin, étui (René Aussoud, 1929). - in-4 de 1 portrait-442-(1) pp. ; On a relié à la fin le prospectus de l'ouvrage de 4 ff., dont 1 pl. en couleurs.Tiré à 410 exemplaires. Un des 333 ex. sur vélin à la cuve des Papeteries du Marais, filigrané KTHMA.Mahé, Bibliographie des livres de luxe de 1900 à 1928, II-p. 131 ; Carteret, Le trésor du bibliophile, livres illustrés modernes, 1875 à 1945, IV-p. 170 ; Gordon N. Ray, The art of the French illustrated book, 1700 to 1914, pp. 414-416."Ouvrage capital de l'artiste Auguste Leroux. Ses remarquables illustrations sont gravées sur bois avec un art consommé. Un livre de cette qualité dans une bibliothèque fait pâlir bien d'audacieuses productions modernes !" (Carteret)."The versatile and accomplished Auguste Leroux illustrated many books after the war, but he never again equalled this early achievement. Il was also Pelletan's most ambitious work." (Gordon N. Ray).

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE PHILIPPE SERIGNAN]
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         Dearest Idol

      Bobbs Merrill 1929 - Very Good book with a few small fade spots in upper left of front cover, slight color fade at top edge of spine, and a little rubbing to heel and to the tips. Jacket edge worn, with wear at spine head, heel and tips. Front panel a little shelf rubbed, creased near bottom edge. A little smudging to back panel. Beckett aka Martin à Beckett Boyd, was an Australian novelist, memoirist and poet. Scarce in dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Avol's Books LLC]
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         Ancestry and posterity of Joseph Smith and Emma Hale,: With little sketches of their immigrant ancestors, all of whom came to America between the . the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut,

      [Herald Pub. house] - B00085T33C Herald Publishing, 1929. Hard cover, first edition. Front hinge is weak, minor rubbing to edges, otherwise Good condition with no dust jacket, as issued. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Turgid Tomes]
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         The Man Who Mastered Time (Signed copy)

      A C McClurg, Chicago 1929 - First edition in book form, first printing. Hardback rebound in half-leather with five raised bands, gilt titling and contrasting title label to spine. New endpapers (with the originals), boards in red cloth. 19.5 × 12.5cm, 351pp. Signed by Ray Cummings with a charming lengthy inscription to the original ffep. It isn't particularly easy to read but it goes a little something like this, "Dear Mr Livesey (?), I contemplate with regret that I cannot endow you with a time-traveling vehicle. With it, what audiences you would conquer! How your voice would ring over those great amphitheatres of Ancient Greece! What vast Athenian prospectors [?] would, in [?] future ages, fling the replica of your living characterizations over all the Earth and to the audiences of half a dozen planets at once! I am sorry I can only envisage it. Regretfully, Ray Cummings, Hamilton, Bermuda, July 1st, 1930". A time travel novel from one of the founding fathers of the science fiction pulp genre. "It took what seemed but half a day’s traveling to traverse the 28,000 years that separated Loto Rogers from the most beautiful girl he had ever seen. He had expected to find mighty cities and a flowering civilization in that future world, but instead he found only ice and snow - and Azeela." The Man Who Mastered Time was the third in a Matter, Space, and Time trilogy by Cummings which included his best known work The Girl in the Golden Atom. Condition: The binding is in very good condition (though the titling to the spine is a little skewiff). The boards are in good, solid shape and the rebinding has been done well. The original text pages are all a little tanned with some foxing throughout, mostly to the prelims and page edges. The book is complete, and very readable, with the inner binding tight. The pages are slightly and intermittently creased to the edges. It also appears there are some pen-mark indentations (no ink) to the title page, perhaps where someone has tried to go over a little of the printed title. However, this remains a very good copy of a scarce signed science fiction pulp classic. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cox & Budge Books]
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         Dodsworth

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co, 1929. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/near fine. 1st edition, and a scarce copy of it. 1st binding, one of the first 500 (900 also reported) in orange cloth, issued in late February 1929, preceding the 2nd binding in blue cloth (March) which was about a billion copies (Lewis isn't on Facebook or I'd ask him exactly how many were published, and by the way, the only reason to go on Facebook anymore, is to monitor which of your former classmates has the least attractive children). Fine in a near fine 1st issue dustjacket (no reviews on front flap), and at a kindly price, the combination that threatens all the right people. Though most copies in the orange 1st binding were issued without a jacket, the cloth on this one is so new looking as to lend credence to the idea that it always had a dustjacket on it, and the same value proportions apply, as does the customary warning: Do not buy this book without a dustjacket, or even with a jacket if the cloth shows any signs of not having always been covered by one from its day of publication. And that is a shrewd rule to follow for all 1st editions obtainable in a jacket (Book Code).

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus ]
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         PROYECTO DE FARMACOPEA PARAGUAYA (Preparaciones y materiales farmacéuticos) 2 Tomos OBRA COMPLETA

      IMPRENTA NACIONAL Asunción 1929 - TAPA DURA -448 pgsn+346 pgns -2 tomos OBRA COMPLETA

      [Bookseller: CALLE 59 Libros]
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         Fleurs de marécage. Poèmes de J. Slauerhoff. Précédés d'une lettre de Franz Hellens.

      [Chaumont-Gistoux, E. du Perron, 1929]. Ingenaaid. Gedrukt [door Breuer te Brussel] in een oplage van 30 ongenummerde exemplaren. 32 p. 2e druk. Rug aan bovenzijde iets ingescheurd, omslag deels verschoten en iets watervlekkig.l Uit de bibliotheek van Nico Donkersloot, met diens handtekening op de Franse titel. Door Du Perron verzorgde heruitgave van deze Franstalige gedichten van Slauerhoff. De eerste druk verscheen eerder in hetzelfde jaar bij Stols in een oplage van 75 exemplaren. Niet in de KB. Batten/ Stols 83 (jaartal: '1928'). Storm 11.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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         Rope: A Play - with a Preface on Thrillers

      Constable, London., 1929. First edition. Octavo. pp 90, [4] adverts. Original patterned wrappers with flaps, title labels to front and spine.Spine rubbed with damage to label and tail. Very good. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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         BUMPS THE GOLF BALL KID AND LITTLE CADDIE

      - ROYCROFTERS. BUMPS THE GOLFBALL KID AND LITTLE CADDIE by Valerie McMahan. East Aurora, N.Y.: The Roycrofters (1929). 4to, pictorial cloth, [89]p., slight cover soil and slight wear to spine extrems else VG+. 1st edition (book came out in 2 formats red cloth with pictorial dust wrapper and pictorial boards). The story tells the tale of Freckles, a mean young boy who is a caddie, and what happens when he encounters the Good Fairy and the BUMPSIES WHO ARE HUMANIZED GOLFBALLS who set out to teach him a lesson. Fabulously illustrated by the author with 12 full page and 5 half-page color illustrations plus 9 full page black & whites as well as smaller black & whites in text and bold full color endpapers mounted on linen. An imaginative and unique treatment of a children's tale and very, very scarce - avidly sought after by golf collectors, Roycrofters collectors and children's books collectors as well. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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         Drinks of all Kinds

      London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good. Undated [but ca 1929]. Very Good, with very light bowing to boards, light soiling to cloth and light rubbing at tips, offsetting to end papers and a small ink notation to rear paste down. A scarce guide covering a variety of recipes, including cocktails, fancy drinks, punches, warm drinks and temperance drinks.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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         THE WELL OF LONELINESS.

      Covici Freide,, New York; 1929 - Signed, limited issue, first edition thus. Two volumes. Number 124 of 225 copies SIGNED BY RADCLYFFE HALL. The "Victory Edition," preceded in the U.S. by the 1928 "First Authorized Edition." This groundbreaking work was for decades the best-known lesbian novel in English, Originally published in London by Jonathan Cape in 1928 but deemed obscene and surpressed. Small quarto (6.5 x 9.75") yellowish beige cloth boards stamped in silver on fronts and spines; blue paper onlays covering center of boards with fronts stamped in silver; top edges gilt; tan endpapers. Silver spine stamping rubbed as usually found, with rubbing to volume one a bit worse, otherwise would be near fine lacking the paper-covered slipcase in which the set was issued. Bookplates of E. Coster Wilmerding, a New York society figure, on pastedowns. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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         THE COMPLEAT WALTON. [spine title].

      - The Compleat Angler; The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert & Sanderson. With Love and Truth, & Miscellaneous Writings. Edited by Geoffrey Keynes. Illustrations by Thomas Poulton and Charles Sigrist. Pp. x+632, engraved frontispiece portrait and 5 plates (one lacking the tissue guard), l0 coloured text illustrations of fish, 2 seals of John Donne re-drawn by Poulton and printed in red, marbled endpapers, bibliographical notes, indices; full tan morocco, spine lettered in gilt between raised bands, author's initials within decorative oval frame in gilt at centre of upper board, a couple of tiny dents to lower board; top edges rough gilt, others uncut; bookplate of Edward Wheewall Holden on upper pastedown, the plates faintly offset; The Nonesuch Press, London, 1929. Edition limited to l,600 numbered copies. McKitterick 61.*Lacking the slipcase. Sir Edward Wheewall Holden (1885 - 1947) took his family carriage and saddlery business, Holden & Frost, into a partnership with General Motors to form Australia's first automobile manufacturer. Holden n was influential in the company's expansion into motor-body building, and its use of highly automated mass production technology. He was also the foundation director and first chairman of the South Australian Industries Assistance Corporation, and served in the South Australian Legislative Council from 1935-47. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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         L'Initiation Venitienne.

      - P. Société des Amis des Livres 1929. Grand in-8° en ff, sous chemise illustrée en couleurs rempliée. Belle publication illustrée de 32 compositions à l'aquarelle de Georges LEPAPE, dont 8 H.T., gravées sur cuivre par Léon BOURGEOIS. Tirage unique à 120 ex. numérotés sur vélin. Celui-ci est enrichi du menu de la Société au restaurant "Larue " ornée d'une gravure en couleurs. Rare et bel exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie In-Quarto]
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         The Sound and the Fury

      New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 - New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1929. First edition, first printing. Publisher's quarter cream cloth, lettered in black, black and white patterned paper-covered boards, matching black and white coated endpapers, top edge stained black, fore edge untrimmed; lacking the original dust jacket. A very good copy with some wear and toning to extremities, minor tearing to cloth at spine ends, light toning to page edges, and offsetting to pp. 370-371 from something laid in that has since been removed, contemporary ownership signature to front pastedown. An attractive copy. From the library of Pulitzer Prize winning author Kenneth Silverman. The Sound and the Fury is Faulkner's fourth novel and features the Compson family, a once respected aristocratic family that has fallen into hard times, both financially and socially, in the 20th century. Like many of the author's works, The Sound and the Fury is set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County in Mississippi, based on Faulkner's childhood experiences in Oxford. The novel is primarily written in stream-of-consciousness style and each of its four sections is narrated by and/or focuses on a different family member, each of which is affected by the family's plight in his or her own way. In Faulkner's non-chronological plot, the story is interspersed with characters' asynchronous thoughts and flashbacks. The Sound and the Fury is one of Faulkner's most highly acclaimed novels and played a major role in his receiving the 1949 Nobel Prize in Literature. Chiefly a biographer, Professor Kenneth Silverman co-directed the American Civilization program at NYU, and won not only the Pulitzer but also the Bancroft Prize for his work The Life and Times of Cotton Mather. Other notable works of his include biographies of Edgar Allan Poe and Samuel F. B. Morse. A magician himself, he also profiled the life of Harry Houdini. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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         My City

      Horace Liveright, New York 1929 - Wonderful signed, limited (#135/275) homage to New York City by Theodore Dreiser; 8 incredible color etchings by Pollak to complement Dreiser's text; wood grained boards with light brown spotting; text and etchings clean and bright; original box present but with broken edges; front and back are in G/VG condition and could be restored; a scarce Dreiser item Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cornelius Muhilly Rare Books]
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         Dark Star

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1929. First edition. vg/g. octavo 343pp A very good copy in good dust jacket. This is the SIGNED limited numbered edition, signed by Lorna Moon. Jacket shows wear with some creases and and small pieces missing from bottom of spine and corners. Also jacket shows some chipping at top of spine. The book shows one inch of darkening at edge of spine and some light rubbing along bottom edges. scans available on request.

      [Bookseller: Midway Used and Rare Books]
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         foto-auge. -- Oeil et Photo -- Photo Eye. 76 Fotos der Zeit, zusammengestellt von Franz Roh und Jan Tschichold. Stuttgart. Akademischer Verlag Fritz Wedekind 1929. 29,5 x 21 cm. 18 Seiten Text und 76 ganzseitige Fototafeln. Illustrierte Originalbroschur mit einer Fotomontage von El Lissitzky (Selbstbildnis) auf dem Vorderumschlag..

      Akademischer Verlag Fritz Wedekind. Originalausgabe. Text auf deutsch, französisch und englisch. Der Band erschien im Umfeld der bedeutenden Werkbundausstellung „Film und Foto" von 1929 in Stuttgart. Er enthält Fotos u.a. von Willi Baumeister, Herbert Bayer, Max Ernst, Hans Finsler, Hannah Höch, El Lissitzky, L. Moholy-Nagy, Man Ray, Renger Patzsch, Karel Teige und Vordemberge-Gildewart. Die herausragende Gestaltung des Buches lag in den Händen von Jan Tschichold. Gutes Exemplar eines der schönsten und bedeutendsten Fotobücher der Zwanziger Jahre. In diesem Zustand sehr selten. Referenz: The open book, Seite 82 und 83 mit Abbildungen - Parr/Badger, The photobook, Band 1, Seite 99 mit Abbildungen - Andel, Avant-Garde Page design, 347 mit Abbildung auf Seite 262 - The Avant-Garde applied, Cat.L321 mit Abbildung auf Seite 335

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Günter Linke]
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         DER IDISHER FARMER [COMPLETE, VOL. 22, 1-12]

      New York: The Jewish Agricultural And Industrial Aid Society(1929). First edition. Period Boards. 255 pages. 31 cm. In Yiddish and English. Title translates to "The Yiddish Farmer. " Whereas earlier agriculture societies sought to resettle groups of new immigrants in farming colonies, generally preferred to support Jewish famers on an individual basis. In its early years. The Jewish Agricultural and Industrial Aid Society, incorporated in 1900. Focused its efforts on procuring land for prospective [Jewish] farmers and on helping them manage financially. After a few years it widened its mission and began to engage in education. In 1908 the Society founded The Jewish Farmer, for many years the only agricultural magazine in the world published in Yiddish. The monthly contained articles on scientific farming and advertisements for services and good needed by farmers. In its early years an English page was added for the children of immigrant farmers" (Kinsberg, "People of Faith" JTS, 2003) . SUBJECTS: Jewish farmers -- Periodicals. Jews -- Agriculture -- Periodicals. OCLC lists 20 libraries with holdings, but most of these are partial, often only fragmentary. A different single volume of 12 issues sold at auction in 2015 for over $7000 with commission. Ex-library with markings only on boards. Very Good Condition. (YID-27-32)

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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         Musu Rykste. Triju Veiksmu Drama

      Meno, Kaunas 1929 - First edition. In publisher's illustrated wrappers, printed in red and black. Uncredited. 76, (4) p. First edition with Avant-Garde cover illustration. Ownership inscriptions on the title page and two other pages. One page dog-eared. Cover artistically restored. In fine condition. In publisher's illustrated wrappers, printed in red and black. Uncredited [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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         Vies Imaginaires.

      Paris Le Livre Contemporain 1929 - 4to (27.6 x 24.1 cm). With 60 colour pochoir engravings, including 15 hors text and 42 in text, wood-engraved by Pierre Bouchet. Loose as issued in original wrappers with fine pochoir illustration to upper cover, contemporary slipcase and chemise. No. 59 of 120 copies created specially for members of Le Livre Contemporain under the direction of E. de Crauzat and A. Bertaut. This copy belonged to Monsieur C. Gauthier Lathuille. The work itself is a collection of 22 semi-biographical short stories about Petronius, Lucretius, Paolo Ucello, Pocahontas, William Kidd and other historical figures, first published in the newspaper Le Journal between 1894 and 1895. Incorporating myth and fantasy with historical facts, they are considered among the first of the genre of biographical fiction. Jorge Luis Borges was extremely fond of Schwob's writing. Barbier's plates are devoted to the subjects that interested him most. While preserving the settings and costumes of their times, he makes them all inhabitants of an elegant, ambiguous country in which conventional expectations are invariably disappointed. Of particular note are the frontispiece, showing the muse of intimate history gazing into a globe and dictating what she sees to Cupid; Clodia accompanying her brother to a Roman brothel; and Pocahontas meeting Captain John Smith. Georges Rivière, Catalogue 1967, No. 153; Ritchie 30; B. Martorelli, George Barbier, The Birth of Art Deco, page 139; Monod 10223; Carteret IV, 361. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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         L'Urbanisme en Suisse

      Neuchatel, Switzerland: Edition Delachaux & Niestle S.A., 1929. Original wraps. Near Fine. A very sharp copy of this uncommon 1929 study of the population growth --and the increasing urbanization-- of specific towns and provinces in Switzerland. Published in conjunction with "La Federation Des Architectes Suisses", the study includes detailed maps (many in vivid, offsetting colors) of the roads, tunnels, train lines, typographies, etc. of particular Swiss regions. Crisp and Near Fine in its printed beige wrappers. And internally, clean as could be, with no writing or markings of any kind. Tall quarto, scholarly and very impressive.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA ]
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         The World Crisis. 6 vols.

      1929 1929 - [1: 1911–1914. 2: 1915. 3-4: 1916–1918, Part I and II. 5: The Aftermath. 6: The Eastern Front]. First Editions, first impressions. London: Thornton Butterworth 1923-31. Illustr. A few leaves weakly discoloured in margins, otherwise clean and well-preserved copy bound with all edged gilt in nice newer dark blue halfleather with spines richly gilt. In cloth-box. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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         Alexis ou le traité du vain combat

      Au sans pareil 1929 - - Au sans pareil, Paris 1929, 15x21cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 75 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches, le nôtre numéro un en chiffre romain, seuls grands papiers. Petite déchirure en pied d'un mors, sans gravité, au niveau des témoins. Rare et bel exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 75 numbered copies on Arches paper, ours number one in Roman numeral, only leading copies. Small tear in foot of a joint, without gravity, at the level of the witnesses. Rare and beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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         uvre romanesque. Romans du XVIIe et du XVIIIe siècle. Le Bon Plaisir - L'Escapade - L'Illusion héroïque de Tito Bassi - La Double Maîtresse - Les Rencontres de M. de Bréot - La Pécheresse.

      Editions du Trianon 1929-1931, Paris - Six volumes in-8 (20,5 x 18 cm), 320-(2) pp. ; 291-(4) pp. ; 161-(3) pp. ; 502-(2) pp. ; 287-(3) pp. ; 373 pp. demi-maroquin à gros grain, dos à nerfs. Les suites sur Japon sont toutes montées sur onglets en fin d'ouvrage. Edition tirée à 1975 exemplaires ; celui-ci est le premier des dix exemplaires hors-commerce de tête sur Japon impérial, accompagnés d'une suite sur Japon et spécialement justifié pour l'éditeur. Chaque volume est illustré de gravures sur bois par un artiste différent et il est enrichi de la façon suivante :tome 1 : Le Bon Plaisir, illustrations de Raphaël Drouart (un dessin dédicacé). Tome 2 : L'Escapade, illustrations de Pierre-Eugène Vibert (bulletin de souscription). Tome 3 : L'Illusion héroïque de Tito Bassi, illustrations de Constant Le Breton (un dessin). Tome 4 : La Double Maîtresse, illustrations de Pierre Dubreuil (un dessin en couleurs). Tome 5 : Les Rencontres de M. de Bréot, illustrations de Georges Tcherkessof. Tome 6 : La Pécheresse, illustrations de Pierre Gandon (portrait à la mine de plomb d'Henri de Régnier, huit fumés sur Chine ou Japon fin).Le premier volume porte un envoi d'Henri de Régnier à Stanislas Kahan, directeur des Editions du Trianon et on joint cinq lettres autographes signées d'Henri Régnier à son éditeur (dont trois avec l'enveloppe dont l'une porte le cachet de l'auteur), toutes relatives à l'élaboration de la présente édition. Langue : Français [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Antoine]
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         On Alexander's Track to the Indus. Personal Narrative of Explorations on the North-West Frontier of India carried out under the orders of H.M. Indian Government.

      Macmillan and Co London 1929 - First edition. 8vo., xvi, 182pp., numerous photographic illustrations, several folding, 2 folding maps, original brown cloth gilt, gilt medallion to upper cover, split to inner hinge but firm, light wear, a very good copy. The routes and battlefields of Alexander's campaign in the east had been a long-standing interest of Stein's and whilst surveying for the Indian Government on the North-West frontier he was able to indulge his fascination. Yakushi S336. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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         Satisfying Salads.

      Minneapolis: Gordon Vollard, , [c.1929]. Small quarto. Original pictorial card wrappers designed by Carrie Dudley, lettered in black and accented in gilt, with original braided pink cord for wall hanging. Housed in the decorated cardboard pull-off case, as issued. A fine copy. Gift edition of this Art Deco recipe calendar, containing 365 recipes – one for every day of the year – divided by month. The author was the original "domestic goddess" – a prolific cookbook writer, as the author of over 50 books, and the first female food host on television, with the show "Mrs. Allen and the Chef". The striking cover illustration, also featured on the cover of the box, is by Kentucky artist Carrie Douglas Dudley Ewen (1894–1982). Uncommon, especially in such nice condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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         The Byzantine Achievement An Historical Perspective AD 330 1453

      Illustrations. First edition. 8vo., cloth. London, George Routledge.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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         YINGL UN MAYDL; CHAVERSHE SHMUESN WEGN DER GESHLECHTSFRAGE;

      Riga, "undzer Zukunft"(1929). 1st Yiddish Edition. 8vo, Later cloth with Original modernist color wrappers bound in, 159 pages. Includes illustrations of the human reproductive organs, labeled in Yiddish. In addition to the important content, the design of the cover is classic late 1920s modernist Yiddish book design, with the use of black and red lines and circles amongst the Yiddish lettering. Originally published in German as "Bub und Ma del; Gespra che unter Kameraden u ber die Geschlechterfrage, " the title translates as, "Guy and Gal: A Comradely Discussion about the Question of Morals. " 1st Yiddish translation, from Riga, of Max Hoddans progressive pro-sex discussion of changing sexual morals, advocating for a more open and liberal view of sexuality. Hodan who was Jewish, was Berlin's chief medical officer (surgeon-general) , and published the "Worker's Sexual Magazine, " perhaps not a surprise as "Hodan had been involved in the sex reform movement in Germany. His book gives us a good example of the price which the sex reformers took in what they saw as the dangerous struggle with puritanical ideas. Hodan wrote that the history of sexology was a 'record of the resistance of the champions of obsolete ideas and customs, threatened in their security and supremacy bu the pioneers of constructive progress'" (Jeffreys, The Spinster and Her Enemies: Feminism and Sexuality, 1880-1930. P. 186) . SUBJECT(S) : Sex. Sexual ethics. Sex instructions. OCLC lists 5 copies worldwide (Royal Danish Lib, Cleveland Pub Lib, YIVO, HUC, Oxford) . Paper toning as expected, but not fragile. A very solid attractive copy (YID-26-14)

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        Diary of Travel Cruises to the West Indies and Bermuda 1929-1930

      n.p.: n.p., 1929. Diary. Very good. Approx. 6.5" x 4" diary with leather covered boards and working metal locking clasp. The diary is in very good condition with light edge rubs to the leather. Diary has gilt decorated borders and "My Trip" in gilt letters on the front cover. White glossy end papers. All edges gilt. Large, folded, color lithograph map of the United States tipped in on the rear paste down. The diary has seven small leather tabs with gilt lettered subject headings including The Journey, The Places, People I Met, Autograph, Addresses, Side Trips, and The Return. No address of Ruth Gilbert or location where the diary originated was found inside. Pasted down on the verso of the right front flyleaf are 3 thin cut paper clippings arranged to provide the time and location of the Steamer departure. The front blank end paper has a pasted down trimmed map illustration of the cruise course with "Furness Bermuda Line" printed below. The front blank end paper has a pasted down, trimmed notice, typed on Thos. Cook & Son Company letterhead, and addressed to Miss Ruth Gilbert. This notice is signed by the company agent and provides details of the ship's departure. Contents of the diary consist of 118 pages of manuscript diary entries, autographs, and a few sketches recorded during two separate cruises in early 1929 and in the summer of 1930. Ms. Gilbert traveled on the Steamer "Nova Scotia" and visited St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. Kitts, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Lucia, Barbados, Trinidad, Dominica, and Bermuda. The first entry is dated February 9th, 1929 as the ship set sail at 3:00pm. Miss Gilbert describes her daily observations while aboard on ship and while exploring the Islands. Some of the entries include racist names and period stereotypes for people of color. One entry refers to children of color as ..."N...r tots" (Guadeloupe Feb. 16, 1929). While in Trinidad, February 22, 1929, Gilbert observes, "The Island has quite a population of Indians and they are so much more intelligent looking and of stronger character apparently then the blacks.." Entries of hurricane damage to the Islands from the previous year are also recorded. In two entries Miss Gilbert writes, "We went ashore about 3:30 taking our bathing suits. Had to go in large rowboats propelled by negroes. Upon arrival, all took a bus across the island from Frederiksted to Christiansted, 14 miles. The country was rather barren and dreary. There is quite a lot of destruction from the hurricane. The Marines are at Christiansted. In one street as a result of the hurricane a house had collapsed on top of a car, puncturing all the tires." (St. Croix, February 14, 1929) "Went ashore here about 8. From the ship the place looked wrecked from the hurricane and upon landing found that to be true and reconstruction very slow. The streets are dirty, the shops filthy and not much in them." (Basse Terre, Guadeloupe, February 16, 1929) The hurricane referenced was called the San Felipe Segundo Hurricane (1928), one of the deadliest hurricanes in the Atlantic. When the same hurricane hit Florida it was called the Okeechobee hurricane. The contents of the diary also include an autograph and address section with several names and and locations of people Miss Gilbert met during her cruise. Several of the people came from New York City and Boston. A type name card of "Richard E. Dillon" is placed just before the tab section "People I have Met". The name at the top of the page is "Mr. R. E. Dillon - "Boston Rusher". A few original pencil sketches were drawn on the pages. One of the sketches, protected by tissue, is of an unnamed clipper ship. The drawing is signed "S. Moore.

      [Bookseller: Americana Books ABAA ]
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