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        Jerome K. Jerome Collection (6 Ephemera and 21 books)

      1929. Various bindings. Various conditions.. Jerome K. Jerome was an English author best known for his comic masterpiece Three Men in a Boat. He had a number of occupations then including journalism and school teaching, and a number of disappointments with the rejections of many short stories and satires he wrote. This collection covering a period 1888-1929 consists of 6 pieces of ephemeral and 21 books in total detailed below. 6 EPHEMERA PIECES: a) Two pictorial cigarette cards (Ogden's Guinea Gold Cigarettes). b) B&W photo of Jerome skating at Murren, Switzerland, 28 November 1925, Bain News Service, New York. c) Autograph passage from The Diary of a Pilgrimage, 10 July 1891, to Miss A. Bragg, with envelope. d) ALS to Mr. Compton, n.d. "You are plunging courageously into an enterprise as difficult as it is fine. As a lover of the drama my hopes & prayers go with you." e) ALS to Mr. Lewis, 21 January 1892, Thanks him for the story sent and asks him to write another piece. 21 BOOKS: a) All Roads Lead to Calvary. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1919. Dark green cloth. 2 copies, one in chipped jacket. Diary of a Pilgrimage b) Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, [1891]. Beige cloth. Arrowsmith's Three-and-Sixpenny Series. Ill. G.G. Fraser. Ad for Jerome's Three Men in a Boat on front pastedown. Top and bottom of spine slightly frayed. c) Franfurt a.M.: Verlag Moritz Diesterweg, 1929. Abridged. Ed. with notes for the use of schools by Rudolph Fritz. 4th ed. Diesterwegs Neusprachliche Refornausgaben Band 46. Bestell-Nr. 4046. Red wrapper. [Short, Humorous Stories] d) Moscow: Po za, 1914. No. 439. Includes several short stories: "The Price of Being Nice", "Men Who Live for Others", "The Jokes of a Philosopher"; "Mrs. Corner Takes Her Warts Back"; ghost stories. Russian. Wrappers. e) The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow. Philadelphia: Henry Artemus, [1897?]. Dark blue floral-patterned cloth. Signed Xmas/97. New York: Hurst & Company, [1900?]. Green cloth. Chicago: W.B. Conkey Company, [1904?]. Red purplish cloth. Signed Xmas 1904. f) My First Book. London: Chatto & Windus, 1897. New ed. Orange cloth. g) The Idler Magazine London: Chatto & Windus1892. Bound in black pebbled cloth, half-bound in chipped, black-brown leathert; lower board quite loose. The first volume Feb.-July 1892 of The Idler Magazine, edited by Jerome K. Jerome and Robert Barr; essays, stories, drawings, etc. on a variety of subjects, with contributions by Mark Twain, Bret Harte, J. Bernard Partridge, I. Zangwill, A. Conan Doyle, and others; frontispiece plate of Mark Twain, b&w illustrations throughout. h) Observations of Henry Toronto: Copp Clark, 1901. Green cloth. Ex-library copy. [People's Habits] i) Moscow: Ogonyok, 1926. Bibliotheka Ogonyok no. 181. Paper wrappers, wire-stitched. Russian. j) The Passing of the Third Floor Back.Toronto: The Musson Book Company, [1907]. 2 copies, brown cloth and red purplish cloth. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1909. Blue cloth. London: Hurst and Blackett, [191?]. 2 copies in redcloth. k) Sketches in Lavender Blue and Green. Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, 1920. Light blue (lavender) cloth, spine cut from top to bottom. Weak front hinge. l) Stage-Land Curious Habits and Customs of Its Inhabitants New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1890. Dark red cloth. m) Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, 1889. Green olive cloth. First ed., first issue. London: Arrowsmith, 1931. 3rd ed, reprint. Light blue cloth, bleached on lower board and spine. New York: Hurst & Company, [18?]. White cloth, gilt floral design, with colour print of woman carrying flowers on upper board. Bois le Duc, Antwerp: L.C.G. Malmberg, [19?]. Arranged by A. Hulsman. 4th ed. Up-to-Date Series, series B, No. 1. Wrappers. n) Trois hommes dans un bateau. Paris: Nelson, Éditeurs, 1935. Cream yellow cloth in jacket. Collection Nelson 386. o) Three Men on the Bummel Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, [1900]. Bound in purple ribbed cloth. Arrowsmith's 3/6 series, vol. xxxvi. First ed. p) Three Men on W heels Toronto: Copp Clark, 1900. Green cloth with bicycle design. q) Told After Supers. London: The Leadenhall Press, 1891. First ed. Red cloth, spots on upper board. r) Tommy and Co. Toronto: Langton & Hall, [1900?]. Green cloth. s) Cancel title. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1904. Cream cloth with jester design. t) [London: printed as manuscript, not published, 1888]. Produced at Comedy Theatre, 18 June 1888. Annotations and production notes by Martin J. Cahill. Printed on rectos only. 83 pp. Dark reddish brown cloth, spine missing. Jerome K. Jerome's (1859-1927) experience as an actor led to his novel On the Stage-and Off (1885) and his play Barbara. (1886) In true Jerome style he dedicated his collection of essays The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1886) Despite his straitened circumstances he kept his sardonic humour and wrote his slapstick tale of a riverboat trip up the Thames, Three Men in a Boat, (1889) subtitle to say nothing of the dog. The story was inspired by his honeymoon and based on himself and two real-life friends, George Wingrave, whom he'd met while a clerk, and Carl Hentschel whom he'd met through the theatre. Now well-placed in the heart of literary London, in 1893 Jerome founded the co-weekly Today and in 1892 he founded and co-edited The Idler with his friend and fellow humorist Robert Barr. Jerome had always taken to using humour as panacea though privately he was often melancholy. His play The Passing of the Third Floor Back, (1908) with an uncharacteristic moral tone was only a success after people got used to his new style of delivery. The English army wouldn't accept his service but in 1916 Jerome was an ambulance driver for the French army. On 14 June 1927 Jerome died in Northampton General Hospital after suffering a series of strokes. Quoted form the Literature network website.

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        Fleur-de-Neige et d'autres Contes de Grimm

      Paris: H. Piazza, 1929. A deluxe edition of "Fleur-de-Neige" (The Snow Drop) and other fairy tales by Grimm with delightful illustrations by Kay Nielsen. Nielsen (1886-1957) was born in Denmark and studied in Paris where he was influenced by considerable exposure to Japanese woodcuts. His work is more modern in style than contemporaries Arthur Rackham and Edmund Dulac. "Inspired first by Art Nouveau and after by the great Chinese colorists, Kay Nielsen retained a startling originality of outlook and delicacy of fancy...his artistic imagination and unbounded vision gave his work an outstanding place in the Golden Age..." (Nicholson). Bound in original decorated wrappers, 300mm x 230mm, 118 pages, with 24 tipped-in photo halftone plates from illustrations by Kay Nielsen and over 2000 colour decorations, special "L'Edition D'Art"; one of 400 copies only printed on papier Velin pur fil de Rives; a fine copy.

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        FORBIDDEN DOORS

      London, Bombay, Sydney: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., [1929].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6] 7-283 [284: blank], original pea green cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. A psychological thriller about Patric, a young boy who is taken from his foster home to live with his stern cousin in Thragoness, a gothic residence divided by the titular forbidden doors, through which Patric enters an incomprehensible world of hate and nightmare. The author's first novel, published later in the U.S. as TENTHRAGON in 1930 by A. H. King. Bleiler (1948), p. 245. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear and shallow chipping at edges. A very scarce book, especially in jacket. The Teitler-Spradling copy. (#148747)

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        Pan American Peace Plans. Signed "Charles E. Hughes"

      1929 - signed by the author to front free endpaper. Pan American Peace Plans, Signed by Hughes Hughes, Charles Evans [1862-1948]. Pan American Peace Plans. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1929. [iv], 68 pp. Cloth in dust jacket. Light edgewear to dust jacket, some fading to spine, chipping to ends. "Charles E. Hughes" in bold hand to front free endpaper, internally clean. $500. * First edition. An associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1910-1916, Hughes resigned to accept the Republican presidential nomination. Secretary of State from 1921 to 1925, Hughes was appointed again to the Court as Chief Justice, an office he held from 1930 to 1941. He is the only person who served two terms on the Court. In 1928 Hughes represented the U.S. at the Pan American Conference. Pan American Peace Plans is his review of that event. Hughes believed this conference "represented the most complete and effective cooperation that has been witnessed in any meeting of the representatives of the American republics" (68). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Trout Fishing From All Angles. The Lonsdale Library. A Complete guide to modern methods; a chapter on Trout scales by G. Herbert Nall, and the Legal Aspect of Fishing by Alban Bacon. With two hundred and fifty illustrations.

      London: Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 1929 - Tall octavo. Original dark blue morocco, titles to decorative gilt spine, gilt arms of the Lonsdale Library on front cover, gilt crowned monogram at corners, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, blue marbled endpapers. With 30 hand-tied fishing flies housed in a window mount to rear pastedown, as issued, with captioned tissue-guard. Spine lightly faded, foxing to edges, partly unopened, an excellent, bright copy. Sepia frontispiece and 49 sepia plates tipped in, with black and white illustrations to text. First and limited edition, number 168 of 375 copies signed by the author, with a collection of fishing ties at the rear, as issued. A superbly produced volume from the authoritative Lonsdale Library series. Taverner's works are seen in the fishing community as authoritative guides and a number of revised editions have been published. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Jahres-Bericht des jüdisch-theologischen Seminars Fränckel'scher Stiftung and other works

      Breslau: Th. Schatzky, 1929. g. 1) Heinemann, Isaak; Die Lehre von der Zweckbestimmung des Menschen im griechisch-römischen Altertum und im jüdischen Mittelalter. (Erscheint gleichzeitig im Verlage von M. & H. Marcus in Breslau). 95pp. 2) Lewkowitz, Albert. Mechanismus und Idealismus. II. Seele und Wert. 95pp.3) Jahres-Bericht des jüdisch-theologischen Seminars Fränckel'scher Stiftung. Zur Gedächtniss-Feier für den Stifter, Dienstag, den 27. Januar, 1903, Vorm. 11 Uhr, Wallstrasse 1 b, 2 Tr. Voran geht: Der Mikrokosmos des Josef Ibn Saddik. von Dr. S. Horovitz. Breslau, Druck von Th. Schatzky, Neue Graupenstrasse 5. 1903. xix,79,12pp.4) Jahres-Bericht des jüdisch-theologischen Seminars Fränckel'scher Stiftung. Zur Gedächtniss-Feier für den Stifter, Sonntag, den 28. Januar 1906, Vormittags 11 Uhr, Wallstrasse 1 b, 2 Tr. Voran geht: Die Psychologie bei den jüdischen Religionsphilosophen des Mittelalters von Saadia bis Maimuni. Heft III. Die Psychologie der jüdischen Neuplatoniker. B. Josef Ibn Saddik. Von Dr. S. Horovity. Breslau, Druck von Th. Schatzky, Neue Graupenstrasse 5. 1906.147-207pp.5) Jahres-Bericht. Breslau. (1906), 15pp. 6) Jahres-Bericht des jüdisch-theologischen Seminars Fränckel'scher Stiftung für das Jahr 1919. Zur Gedächtniss-Feier für den Stifter, Dienstag, den 27. Januar 1920, vormittags 11 Uhr, Wallstrasse 14, 2 Tr. Voran geht: Mechanismus und Idealismus. I. Der Begriff des Lebens. Von Dr. Albert Lekowitz. Breslau, Druck von Th. Schatzky G.m.b.H., Neue Graupenstrasse 5, 1920. 56,15pp.7) Jahres-Bericht des jüdisch-theologischen Seminars Fränckel'scher Stiftung für das Jahr 1920. Zur Gedächtniss-Feier für den Stifter, Donnerstag, den 27. Januar 1921, vormittags 11 Uhr, Wallstrasse 14, 2 Tr. Voran geht: 1. Gedächtnisrede auf Prof. Dr. Brann s. A. von Dr. A. Lewkowitz. 2. Die griechische Quelle der "Weisheit Salomos" von Dr. I. Heinemann. Breslau, Druck von Th. Schatzky G.m.b.H., Neue Graupenstrasse 5, 1921. viii,136-153,[1]pp. 8) Jahres-Bericht des jüdisch-theologischen Seminars Fränckel'scher Stiftung für das Jahr 1921. Zur Gedächtniss-Feier für den Stifter, Freitag, den 27. Januar 1922, vorm. 9 3/4 Uhr, Wallstrasse 14, 2 Tr. Breslau, Druck von Th. Schatzky G.m.b.H., Neue Graupenstrasse 5, 1922. 16pp.9) Bericht des jüdisch-theologischen Seminars Fränckel'scher Stiftung für die Jahre 1922 und 1923. Zur Gedächtniss-Feier für den Stifter, Sonntag, 27. Januar 1924, vorm. 11 Uhr, Wallstrasse 14, 2 Treppen. Wissenschaftliche Beilage: "Die Ahnlehnung". Ein Kapitel aus der halchischen Exegese von Prof. Dr. Michael Guttmann. Breslau 1924. Druck von Th. Schatzky Aktiengesellschaft. 19,50pp. 10) Bericht des jüdisch-theologischen Seminars Fränckel'scher Stiftung für das Jahr 1924. Zur Gedächtniss-Feier für den Stifter, Sonntag, 25. Januar 1925, vorm. 11 1/2Uhr, Wallstrasse 14, 2 Tr. Wissenschaftliche Beilage: Mechanismus und Idealismus. II. Seele und Wert. Von Dr. Albert Lewkowitz. Breslau 1925. 14pp. 11) Jahres-Bericht des jüdisch-theologischen Seminars Fränckel'scher Stiftung für das Jahr 1926. Zur Gedächtniss-Feier für den Stifter, Sonntag, 30. Januar 1927, vorm. 11 1/4 Uhr, Wallstrasse 14, 2 Tr. Wissenschaftliche Beilage: Vom Rechtskampf der Juden in Schlesien (1582-1713). Breslau 1927. 16,xx,84pp.12) Bericht des jüdisch-theologischen Seminars Fränckel'scher Stiftung für das Jahr 1927. Zur Gedächtniss-Feier für den Stifter, Sonntag, den 29. Januar 1928 vorm. 11 1/2 Uhr, Wallstrasse 14, II. Wissenschaftliche Beilage: Eine Untersuchung der mosaischen Gebote von Seminar-Rabbiner Professor Dr. Michael Guttmann. Breslau 1928. 19,67pp.13) Bericht des jüdisch-theologischen Seminars Fränckel'scher Stiftung für das Jahr 1928. Zur Gedächtniss-Feier für den Stifter, Sonntag, den 27. Januar 1929 vorm. 11 1/4 Uhr, Wallstrasse 14, II. Wissenschaftliche Beilage: Das Judentum und die geistigen Strömungen der Neuzeit. I. Die Renaissance von Dr. Albert Lewkowitz. Breslau 1929. 27,96,[1]pp. Collection of papers by Jewish scholars, including annual reports of the Jewish Theological Seminary in Breslau, Fränckel'scher Foundation (Jahres-Bericht des jüdisch-theologischen Seminars Fränckel'scher Stiftung). All bound in black & green cloth with handwritten title-label pasted on spine. Majority of text in German with some Hebrew. Some scuffing and staining on binding. Age toning to pages, few closed tears on edges of some leaves. Overall good+ condition. Scarce.

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        Die Fiat im Vatikan: "Willkommen sei die Fiat!"

      Rome: Istituto Geografico De Agostini, 1929. First edition. Softcover. vg. Oblong octavo. [4]pp. text, [22]pp. photographs. Gold-stamped stiff red wrappers with golden decoration string along spine. Illustrated title page. Scarce pictorial account of the delivery and presentation of the Fiat 525 Sedan to Pope Pius XI, in 1929. The car was especially made for the Pope by Fiat. It was armored and for the pope's comfort, manufactured with special leather and silk seats. Metal parts of the interior were made of gold and all wood panels were gold plated. The car was personally delivered to the pope (as documented in this book) by Italian champion race-car driver Felice Nazzaro (1881-1940). This car was truly the first Pope mobile! Illustrated with 26 annotated b/w reproductions of photographs. Some of the photographs show the car driving through the Petersplatz, entering the gate of the Vatican, the Pope admiring his new vehicle, his first ride with Nazzaro, etc. Another image shows the Pope giving blessings to employees of Fiat. Edges of wraps creased and chipped. Minor staining to front cover. Text in German. Very good condition. Scarce pictorial documentation of the first car ever given to a pope. Other cars such as the Isotta-Fraschini and American Graham were presented to the Vatican just a year later.

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        Pan American Peace Plans. Signed "Charles E. Hughes"

      1929. signed by the author to front free endpaper. Pan American Peace Plans, Signed by Hughes Hughes, Charles Evans [1862-1948]. Pan American Peace Plans. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1929. [iv], 68 pp. Cloth in dust jacket. Light edgewear to dust jacket, some fading to spine, chipping to ends. "Charles E. Hughes" in bold hand to front free endpaper, internally clean. $500. * First edition. An associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1910-1916, Hughes resigned to accept the Republican presidential nomination. Secretary of State from 1921 to 1925, Hughes was appointed again to the Court as Chief Justice, an office he held from 1930 to 1941. He is the only person who served two terms on the Court. In 1928 Hughes represented the U.S. at the Pan American Conference. Pan American Peace Plans is his review of that event. Hughes believed this conference "represented the most complete and effective cooperation that has been witnessed in any meeting of the representatives of the American republics" (68).

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        The Old Country: A Book fo Love and Praise of England

      ondon- J M Dent and Sons Ltd, 1929 Book. FINE in very goo. Hardcover. A beautifully bound collection of English poetry. Finely bound in a Sangorski and Sutcliffe binding with a custom slipcase. With 16 colour plates. A collection of poetry, illustrations and extracts in praise of England. Collecting works from notable authors such as Tennyson, Byron and Milton. Condition: In a full calf binding with gilt detailing and foredgeby Sangorski and Sutcliffe. In a card slipcase. Externally, in lovely condition with just some fading to the spine. Attractive patterened endpapers. Slipcase in excellent condition with just some shelfwear and browning. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean. Overall: FINE in VERY GOOD INDEEDslipcase.

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        Expediting Skyscraper Construction

      (v) 59, 9, 4, 1 pp. thesis (leaves printed recto only) submitted to the Department of Architectural Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discussing topics on streamlining the construction of skyscrapers including contractors, organizational of labor, time schedules, purchase orders, inspection of materials, payroll, accounting, and equipment control, appendices, bibliography. Illustrated throughout with charts, tables, copies of relevant documents, and three original mounted photographs showing finished buildings and others at various stages of construction including the Coney Island Hotel and the New York Central Building. Some splitting along center of binding. 4to. Cloth boards. Cambridge, Massachusetts (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 1929. Inscribed by Guest in pen to endpaper. MIT's School of Architecture, now known as the School of Architecture and Planning, was founded in 1865 by William Robert Ware. It was the first school to offer a formal architectural curriculum in the United States, and the first architecture program housed within an established university in the entire world. In the 20th century, the school became a leader in introducing modernism to the United States. As of May 2017, WorldCat locates one holding in North America.

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        OTHERS WHO RETURNED: FIFTEEN DISTURBING TALES ..

      New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1929.. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-274 [275] [276: blank] [277: ads] [278: blank], original light green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First U.S. edition. First printing with code "(1)" at base of text on page [275]. Published earlier in Britain as OLD MAN'S BEARD (1929). Collects fifteen stories. "... features several fine studies of supernatural malevolence, two of the best being 'The Cairn' and 'Blind Man's Buff.'" - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-200. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1642. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 446. Bleiler (1978), p. 201. Reginald 14767A. Some light dust soiling to cloth, a tight, very good copy. Formerly fantasy author A. Merritt's copy with his signature on front free endpaper and note in his hand on blank page facing first page of text: "Personal property / of A. Merritt / cherished for reasons / known to himself. / (Do not steal, / lose or forget if / loaned or / borrowed.) / A. Merritt." A nice association copy. (#147328)

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        contes et nouvelles

      henri cyral 1929 - Deux tomes exemplaire sur papier de Madagascar hors commerce avec dedicace de l éditeur sans les hors textes [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Sound and the Fury

      A very good first edition in a near fine price-clipped second issue dust jacket (Humanity Uprooted for $3.50 on back panel). First published 1929 on the copyright page. Rear hinge repaired with archival tape. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

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        Rot gegen Rot. Erzählungen [ Signed by J. Breitbach ]

      Signed by Author, small 8vo, in the original cloth with the original printed dust-jacket ; Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, Stuttgart, Berlin und Leipzig, 1929, 257 pp. + 1 f. (Inhalt). - Mit handschriftlicher Widmung (v. Josef Breitbach) ; 8° kleines Format ; Original-Kartoneinband mit originalem Schutzumschlag, .Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, Stuttgart, Berlin und Leipzig, 1929, 257 S. + 1 f. (Inhalt). Very good copy (light foxing on cloth ; tiny spots on edge ; clean dust-jacket with some small spots on the back ; clean pages). This book was offered by J. Breitbach in June 1930 to a young French civil servant that he had just met in Alsace (French region along the French and German border). Rare book, esp. with such a dedicace. Donnot hesitate to contact us if you have any questions - Guter Zustand (leichte Rosflecke auf Einband ; Seiten sind frisch u. sauber ; Schutzumschlag auch ist sauber - mit nur einigen Rostflecken auf der Rückseite). Empfänger der Widmung war ein noch junger französicher Staatsbeamte, der in 1930 im Elsass tätig war. (Inhalt : "Zum lieben und sehr sympatischen Pierre B......, im freunschaftlischer Zuneigung, Josef Breitbach, Wolsheim, 26. Juni 1930"). Seltenes und schönes Exemplar. Für Fragen stehen wir Ihnen sehr gerne zur Verfügung. - Pour toute question sur cet exemplaire, nous sommes à votre disposition (Français, English, Deutsch). Allemand

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        Feathered Game From A Sporting Journal

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1929. First edition, no. 313 of 500 copies. Title page vignette and ten color plates by Edgar Burke. 1 vols. 8vo. Original simulated mottled calf boards, black cloth spine, some cover wear, internally fine. Custom half brown morocco and cloth drop box wiyth morocco label on upper panel. Burke, Edgar. First edition, no. 313 of 500 copies. Title page vignette and ten color plates by Edgar Burke. 1 vols. 8vo. Siegel 24; Frazier C-10-a

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        FORBIDDEN DOORS

      London, Bombay, Sydney: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., [1929].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6] 7-283 [284: blank], original pea green cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. A psychological thriller about Patric, a young boy who is taken from his foster home to live with his stern cousin in Thragoness, a gothic residence divided by the titular forbidden doors, through which Patric enters an incomprehensible world of hate and nightmare. The author's first novel, published later in the U.S. as TENTHRAGON in 1930 by A. H. King. Bleiler (1948), p. 245. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear and shallow chipping at edges. A very scarce book, especially in jacket. The Teitler-Spradling copy. (#148747)

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        Ivy Manor Sanitarium

      REBA LLOYD, BRIDGETON, N. J. 1929 - with matching envelope, black and white illustrations, foxing, pamphlet describing the health resort, gilt on cover. No markings. Staple bound. "Ivy Manor: Bridgeton. N.J. on top left corner of the envelope. DATE PUBLISHED: 1929 EDITION: 10 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LINDBERGH HIS STORY IN PICTURES

      New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1929. Gilt parchment and boards. Portrait and copiously illustrated with photographs. Bookplate of James S. Copley on verso of pictorial endsheet, otherwise very near fine. First edition, limited issue. The so-called "Collector's Edition," limited to 250 numbered copies, specially bound, and signed by the author/compiler and the publisher. Affixed to the front pastedown, as issued, is a commemorative cover, with stamps, carried by Lindbergh on his first International Air Mail Flight from Miami to the Canal Zone.

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        Berlin Alexanderplatz. Die Geschichte vom Franz Biberkopf.

      Berlin, S. Fischer, 1929. - 8vo. 1 blank f., (5), 12-528, (6) pp., final blank f. Original cloth with cover and spine title stamped in red, top edge red. Original dustjacket. First edition of the famous novel of the German metropolis. Includes the rare, well-preserved original dustjacket by George Salter: the revolutionary visual design combined Döblin's specially written blurb with seemingly naive elements of poster art and advertising, creating a collage of word and image that mirrors the author's artistic principle of montage. The potential customer is made a reader before he has even opened the book (cf. S. Fischer Verlag, Marbach cat. 396). - Dustjacket slightly soiled and creased, repaired. Front inner hinge split. From the estate of the Frankfurt lawyer Wilhelm A. Schaaf (1929-2015), a specialist in economic, commercial and insolvency law. WG 24. Huguet 63. Raabe/Hannich-B. 58. 23. Schauer II, 125 (ill.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Importantes conjunto de 4 Albumes originales de fotografías privadas y en parte profesionales, de Peru, Chile, Argentina y Brasil.

      1929-1932. 1929 - Cuatro Albumes de fotografias originales de Sudamerica, con más de 350 imagenes , c. 1930, muchas de ellas por algunos de los más renombrados fotografos. INTERESANTE GRUPO DE ALBUMES DE FOTOGRAFIAS PROFESIONALES Y PRIVADAS DE DIFERENTES CIUDADES DE SUDAMERICA. Incluyen imagenes de diferentes ciudades y países. muchas de ellas por renombrados fotografos tales como Miguel Mancilla y Vargas Hermanos de Arequipa, Hans Frey, Carlos Eckardt y Hans Pieper de Chile, ambos de origen Aleman. Las fotografías de los fotografos-viajeros muestran viajes,nativos y numerosos paisajes de diferentes ciudades, entre ella, Mollendo, Chincha, Lima, Arquipa, Vallecito, Cuzco, Arequipa, Bahia , Rio de Janeiro y Valparaiso. "Four Original Photograph Albums of South America, With More Than 350 Images c. 1930, Many of Which are the Work of Renowned Photographers "Four albums with more than 370 original photographs. Average size is 5x3 inches. INTERESTING GROUP OF PROFESSIONAL AND PRIVATE PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS OF VARIOUS SOUTH AMERICAN CITIES. Included are images of various cities and countries, most of them by renowned photographers such as Miguel Mancilla and Vargas Hermanos from Arequipa, Peru; Hans Frey, Carlos Eckardt and Hans Pieper from Chile, of German extraction. The photographs taken by itinerant photographers show various aspects of travel, native peoples, and numerous landscapes and cityscapes, among them Mollendo, Chincha, Lima, Arequipa, Vallecito, Cuzco, Bahia, Rio de Janeiro and Valparaiso. (RF 637 a RF 641). 4vols. volumen(es)/volume(s) 370 fotografias pp páginas

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        DAWN GINSBERGH';S REVENGE

      New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good binding. A sturdy and presentable copy of the funny man's first novel, in the first state apple green plush binding. There is wear to the spine extremities with minor loss, as well as loss along the front gutter. The lower part of the front hinge has been neatly reglued. Previous owner name on the front endpaper. Mylar cut to protect the binding. Good binding.

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        Bay Road North Sydney

      Sydney: Cunninghame & Co., 1929. Very good. The poster advertises the four subdivided blocks of land between the railway line and Berry's Bay. 50.5 x 63 cm. Black printing on cream paper, title at top with date directly underneath and map below. Auction dated 7th May 1929, auctioneers Richardson & Wrench Ltd.

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        Drinks of All Kinds, Hot and Cold for All Seasons

      Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, Ltd London 1929 - Later Edition (first published in 1895 and again in 1912). Original cloth and printed dustjacket, small octavo, 151 pages. Uncommon title to be found in original dustjacket. Collection of Fixes, Fizzes, Flips, Noggs, Sours, Smashes, Toddies, Punches Fancy Drinks and Cocktails - including Rattle Snake, Saratoga Brace Up, Japanese, Jersey, Manhattan, Newport, etc. Near Fine in dustjacket lacking lower third of front panel, other various sized chips. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE PRINCE Reprinted from the Translation by Edward Dacres published in 1640

      London, at the De La More Press, Alexander Moring Limited, 1929.. LIMITED EDITION OF 10 SPECIAL COPIES PRINTED ON VELLUM, FROM AN EDITION OF 1050, THIS IS COPY NUMBER 5.Translated by Edward Dacres and edited by W.E.C. Baynes, 1929. 8vo, approximately 240 x 165 mm, 9½ x 6½ inches, title printed in red and black, portrait frontispiece of Machiavelli after Santi di Tito, pages: xviii, [1], 1-126, full contemporary vellum with yapp edges, black lettering to spine, top edge gilt. A few pale marks to vellum binding, otherwise a very good clean plus copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        L'Agent de Police Jour

      Henri Jonquières 1929 - - Henri Jonquières, Paris 1929, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 10 exemplaires numérotés sur Madagascar, tirage de tête. Très bel exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition of the French translation, one of 10 numbered copies on Madagascar, deluxe edition. Very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Dain Curse

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1929 First edition, first printing, first issue with "topped" for "dropped" l.19, p 260.Octavo. Original yellow cloth, decoration to upper board and spine in brown and red, brown topstain.Couple of marks to the rear board but an exceptionally fresh copy the author's second book. Uncommon thus.[75]

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        Munsell Book of Color: Defining, Explaining, and Illustrating the Fundamental Characteristics of Color Abridged Edition

      MUNSELL COLOR CO INC, BALTIMORE, MD 1929 - a revision and Extension of "The Atlas of the Munsell Color System" by A. H. Munsell, abridged edition, inside front cover ha a sticker, Serial No. 493, 6 ring spiral bound hardback in chipped & worn slipcase, 21 pgs of color, all pages are Chroma and covered with some sort of plastic covering each page of color variations Neutral (N) value Scale Red (R) Chroma Red Yellow-Red (R-YR) Chroma Yellow-red (YR) Chroma Yellow-Red Yellow (YR-Y) Chroma Yellow (Y) Chroma Yellow Green-Yellow (YG-Y) Chroma Green-Yellow (GY) Chroma Green-Yellow Green (GY-G) Chroma Green (G) Chroma Green Blue-Green (G-BG) Chroma Blue-Green (BG) Chroma Blue-Green Blue (BG-B) Chroma Blue (B) Chroma Blue Purple-Blue (B-PB) Chroma Purple-Blue (PB) Chroma Purple-Blue Purple (PB-P) Chroma Purple (P) Chroma Purple Red-Purple (P-RB) Chroma Red-Purple (RP) Chroma Red-Purple Red (RP-R) Chroma DATE PUBLISHED: 1929 EDITION: 27 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Sonatina Gijonesa

      Madrid: [Talleres Espasa-Calpe], 1929. First edition. Paper wrappers. Wrappers worn, small chips to edges, some minor sunning, spine cocked, still a very good copy of this very scarce title.. 300 pp. Warmly inscribed by the author to Enrique Naranjo. 'Sonatina Gijonesa,' the second work by the Asturian author, José Barcia, created an uproar because of its caustic portrayal of the social parasitism of the wealthy classes. Though the novel is somewhat autobiographical, and many of the characters were easily identifiable (which no doubt intensified the uproar), the work is marked by an early experimentalism and break with more traditional storytelling. José Fernández Barcia (1887-1948) born in Gijón, emigrated to Argentina, knocked around in dead end jobs, served in the Uruguay National guard and as a trade Unionist in France, but returned to Gijon to write his first work, Andanzas (Gijón, 1924), an autobiography. He again left, traveled to Germany where he taught Spanish, and finally returned to Oviedo to write this novel. (See Alvaro Ruiz de la PeÅ„a, Introducción a la literatura asturiana, pp. 193-196). We could locate only two copies: BN Spain and B. Univ. Oviedo. Provenance: Copy of Enrique Naranjo Martinez, Colombian Consul in Boston. Suares: Escritores y artistas asturianos III, pp.188-191.

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        The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes.

      London: John Murray 1929. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.320. Original red/pink cloth, titled in gilt.Internally clean, edges pof text block spotted (as usual with this heavy paper stock), no inscription or ownership marks. Covers are bright, backstip sunned to pink, titles tarnished to same. A very good copy. The last of the original Sherlock Holmes books, being twelve cases for the great detective which had been published serially in The Strand Magazine, and collected here with a new preface by the author. De Waal [573] Green & Gibson p198 [A46a], also p575.

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        La danse d'aujourd'hui. Etudes - Notes - Portraits.

      Paris, Editions Duchartre et van Buggenhoudt, 1929. - Très fort vol. in-4, reliure moderne demi-chagrin beige à coins, dos à faux nerfs formés de double filets à froid, pièce de titre rouge, plats et gardes peignés, couverture et dos conservés, XIII-517pp, édition originale, un des 75 ex. tirés sur Hollande, second grand papier après 10 ex. su Japon, illustré de 400 reproductions de photographies contrecollées, dont 16 h.-t, réalisées par Man Ray, Lipnitsky, Stechen, Rudomine, et des décors de Cocteau, Léger. Très bel ex. aux superbes photographies. Ouvrage important pour l'histoire de la danse et de son évolution dans les années 1920/1930. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sämtliche Werke. 1. Abtheilung: Medizinische, naturwissenschaftliche und philosophische Schriften. Herausgegeben von Karl Sudhoff und R. Matthießen.

      - München u. Berlin, Druck und verlag von R .Oldenburg, 1929-33, 8°, 8404 pp., zahlr. Abb. und Tafeln, 14 orig. Leinenbände; feines Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe! - Karl Sudhoff (1853-1938), der die Anwendung der Methode der Geschichtsforschung auf die Medizingeschichte initiierte, selbst zunächst praktischer Arzt, dann Professor für Geschichte der Medizin in Leipzig, war einer der ersten, der Werk und Persönlichkeit des Paracelsus unter modernen wissenschaftlichen Aspekten zugänglich machte. - Seine kritische Gesamtausgabe von 1922-1933 ist bis heute durch keine andere Edition ersetzt worden. Sudhoff fußt auf der Huserschen Ausgabe von 1589-1591, unterzieht jedoch dessen Zuschreibung der Handschriften einer quellenkritischen Überprüfung. Die Ausgabe ist chronologisch angelegt; sie beginnt mit den Schriften um 1520, beinhaltet die Baseler Vorlesungen von 1527/28, der vorletzte Band enthält die undatierten Schriften. Jedem Band ist ein Apparat mit textkritischen und sprachlichen Erläuterungen beigegeben. - - Gliederung: - 1.Bd.: Früheste Schriften ums Jahr 1520. - 2.Bd.: Frühe Schriften zur Heilmittellehre (Arzneistoffe und Heilquellen) zur Begründung der tartarischen Lehre in der Pathologie., - 3.Bd.: Drei Prinzipien, Spiritus vitae, Minerallien, Cemente, Gradationen, Archidoxen u. Zugehöriges, Praepationes, Brief an Erasmus, Macerscholien, Krankheitstypen usw. aus dem Jahre 1526-27. - 4.Bd.: Vorlesungen des Sommers 1527 zu Basel: De Gradibus, von Apostemen, Geschwären, offenen Schäden usw., vom Aderlaß, Modus pharmacandi, Aphorismen - Kommentar, de Urinis. - 5.Bd.: Baseler Wintervorlesungen 1527-28 über tartar. Erkrankungen, über spezielle Pathologie und Therapie, über Wunden etc. - 6.Bd.: Aus dem Jahre 1528 [Kolmar]. - 7.Bd.: Nürnberger Syphilisschriften und anderes aus dem Jahre 1529. - 8.Bd.: Schriften aus dem Jahre 1530, geschrieben in der Oberpfalz, Regensburg, Bayern und Schwaben. - 9.Bd.: »Paramirisches« und anderes Schriftwerk der Jahre 1531 - 1535 aus der Schweiz und Tirol. - 10.Bd.: Die große Wundarznei und anderes Schriftwerk des Jahres 1536 aus Schwaben und Bayern. - 11.Bd.: Schriftwerk aus den Jahren 1537 - 1541. - 12.Bd.: Astronomia Magna oder die ganze Philosophie sagax der großen und kleinen Welt samt Beiwerk. Erklärung der (Nürnberger) Papstbilder, angeblich des Abtes Joachim von Fiore. - 13.Bd.: Schriften unbestimmter Zeit zur Meteorologie, Kleiners, »Philosophia ad Atheniensis«, »Manualia«, - 14.Bd.: Das Volumen primum der Philosphia magna. Spuria: Unechte, von Johannes Huser grösstenteils für echt gehaltene Schriften unter Hohenheims Namen. - - Karl Friedrich Jakob Sudhoff (1853-1938) edited volumes 1-5, and 7-14 and volume 6 together with Wilhelm Mathiessen (1891-1965). - PARACELSUS, [Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim] (1493 - 1541) "a much-travelled man, was one of the most remarkable figures in medicine. He was first to write on miners' diseases, to establish the relationship between cretinism and endemic goitre and to note the geographic differences in diseases. Sudhoff studied Paracelsus exhaustively." - - Garrison & Morton No. 57 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Perrudja. Roman. 2 Bde. (= komplett).

      Berlin, Gustav Kiepenheuer, 1929. . Erste Ausgabe (WG 2, 8). - Eines von 1000 Exemplaren der Normalausgabe (GA: 1020), gedruckt im Auftrage der Lichtwark-Stiftung zu Hamburg von der Buchdruckerei Gerhard Stalling A.G., Oldenburg u. Hamburg. - BEILAGE: Druckvermerkzettelchen "Beim Zitat der Enzyklopädie 1228 folgte ich mit wenigen Abweichungen der Übersetzung Ernst Herzfelds. H.H.J.". - Ganz wenige kl. Stockfleckchen. Gepflegtes Exemplar.

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        ISADORA DUNCAN: TWENTY-FOUR STUDIES

      1929 - GENTHE, Arnold. ISADORA DUNCAN: TWENTY-FOUR STUDIES. Foreword by Max Eastman. NY: Mitchell Kennerley, 1929. Folio: black cloth, stamped in gilt. Genthe's tribute to Duncan, with 24 photogravure plates and published only two years after her death. First Edition. Signed presentation from Genthe on the front endpaper: "To Stella Wanger- with greetings from an old friend- Arnold Genthe, New York, 1929." Stella Wanger [1866-1931] is the mother of famous Hollywood producer Walter Wanger [1894-1968], who launched the careers of many famous stars, including Elizabeth Taylor, Henry Fonda, and Richard Burton. Wanger's sister, Beatrice- a dancer, was the subject of some of Genthe's photographs. Very Good (some spotty light discoloration front cover, contents clean & tight). $500.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Colette, Sidonie-Gabrielle: Chéri; 170 Seiten; 47 teils ganzseitige Original-Radierungen von MARCEL VERTES; Titel und Initialen in schwarz/braun-Druck; Rohe Bogen lose im originalen Karton-Umschlag (29x23cm) mit montierter Original-Radierung; zusammen

      - in originaler Leinen-Decke und originalem Leinen-Schuber; Les Editions de la Roseraie Paris 1929. HIER: Eines von nur 20 Exemplaren [Gesamtauflage: 156 Exemplaren] auf verschiedenen Papieren (dieses auf 'Japon ancien') für Künstler, Autor und Verleger; Vortitel von Vertès eigenhändig signiert und gewidmet: 'Exemplaire imprimé pour Monsieur Ardant'. DABEI: "Vor dem Spiegel" originale Bleistiftzeichnung 22x15cm von Vertès, signiert und mit handschriftlicher Widmung des Künstlers an Monsieur Ardant [Das seltene Werk in tadelloser Erhaltung,lediglich der Schuber leicht unfrisch.] Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette wurde am 28.01.1873 in Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye geboren und starb am 03.08.1954 in Paris. Sie arbeitete als Tänzerin, Chansonette und Journalistin. Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette war ein literarisches Naturtalent mit großem Einfühlungsvermögen, insbesondere für die seelischen Regungen ihrer Frauengestalten. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Vampire His Kith and Kin

      New York: E. P. Dutton, 1929. First American Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. This book is clean, tight, square with very good corners and unmarked. It is very lightly rubbed. It has 356, clear pages with occasional light foxing (more near end papers and plates) illustrated with black & white plates bound in tan cloth covered boards with gold titles on the front and spine (rubbed). This book has the European title, but was published by Dutton.

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        THE ESCAPED COCK...WITH DECORATIONS IN COLOR BY THE AUTHOR

      Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1929. Quarto. Printed wrappers. Frontis. Vignettes. Fine in slightly darkened glassine wrapper with small chips at extremities. Wanting the slipcase. First edition of the unexpurgated text. One of 450 numbered copies on Hollande van Gelder Zonen, from a total of 500. ROBERTS A50a.

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        Deutschland, Deutschland über alles. Ein Bilderbuch von vielen Fotografen. Montiert von John Heartfield.

      Neuer Deutscher Verlag, Berlin 1929 - 231 S., 2 Blatt. Etwas größerer Orig.-Leinenband nach dem Entwurf und mit montierten Fotomontagen von John Heartfield auf den Deckeln. Eines der berühmtesten Fotobücher der Weimarer Republik, hier in der gesuchten Einbandvariante mit den eingelegten Fotomontagen Heartfields auf den Deckeln. Der Vorderdeckel mit schwachem, kaum sichtbarem Lichtrand und der Rücken unten mit kleiner Stauchspur, sonst handelt es sich um ein insgesamt ordentliches, gut erhaltenes Exemplar mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren, bei dem insbesondere die Innengelenke nicht aufgeplatzt sind. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MARK TWAIN'S WORKS ~ STORMFIELD EDITION OF THE WRITINGS OF MARK TWAIN (37 VOLUMES, COMPLETE)

      Harper & Brothers, New York and London 1929 - Each volume 6 X 9 inches high. Limited to 1024, of which 1000 are for sale, this set being number 163. Publishers blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt ruled border on cover and gilt facsimile signature, top edge of text block gilt. Condition of the books is Very Good; generally the books are clean and bright, pages are clean, bindings are tight, pages in some volumes are uncut, with the following noted exceptions: 6 volumes have slightly faded spines, and the gilt lettering is somewhat dull on these spines, front hinge of volume 33 is cracked, but holding, cloth on the fore edge of the rear cover of volume 10 is abraded, small cut in cloth at front edge of spine on Vol. 16, a few volumes have light spots on spines, this set belonged to Bigelow Paine Cushman who was Albert Bigelow Paine's grandson. Cushman has left small marginal notes and some underlining, all in pencil, in 7 of the volumes; volumes 5 & 6 (The Gilded Age), volume 26 (What is Man? And Other Essays) only in one essay "The Turning Point in My Life", volumes 30 & 31 of Albert Bigelow Paine's four volume biography, and volumes 36 & 37 (Mark Twain's autobiography). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Superman in America [signed Association copy to Irma Duncan], with scarce jacket, 1929

      University of Washington Chapbooks, Seattle 1929 - Near Fine. See all scans, and description. Seattle: University of Washington Chapbooks, 1929. First Edition. With the scarce dustjacket. 12mo, University of Washington Chapbooks Number Thirty, 30 pp. Signed and inscribed by Benjamin DeCasseres in New York on January 12th, 1930 to Irma Duncan, the disciple, foster-daughter and close business associate of Isadora Duncan, about whom this essay was in part written. "To Irma Duncan, whose great art has given me infinite pleasure". In original wraps with original peach jacket, showing $ .65 price. Inside covers are beige. Many pages unopened at top, including copyright page, which precludes scanning of that page; however, copyright page does state, as is correct, "Copyright, 1929, by Glenn Hughes" at the top and "Printed in the United States of America" at bottom. Near Fine / Near Fine; a demure crease to cover of jacket, affecting a few inside pages; traces of light soil on rear jacket cover. See scan. A thirty page essay by DeCasseres on the Nietzschean concept of the Superman as adopted in American culture by that time, in his opinion. Isadora Duncan is referenced as the female version of that icon: "She danced over life, she underwent all agonies.she was mother, sweetheart, sister, daughter, Madonna-Isolde-Dionysia all in one.one of the greatest, most fearless women in all history." A singular and irreplaceable little chapbook. Top Provenance. Lsmph2 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Good Medicine

      Doubleday, Garden City , NJ 1929 - Buckram with brown embossed cow skull on cover, illustrated end papers, 1st edition, not the limited edition. Book is very good, sunned lightly on spine where DJ is chipped. DJ is chipped and has 2 pieces missing along spine, is worn along edges, closed tear and chip at back. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue of the Loan Collection of English Water-Colour Drawings.: Held at The Institute of Art Research, Ueno, Tokyo, October 10-24th, 1929.

      No.12 of 200 copies only. [1929], [Tokyo] Privately Printed for The Binyon Reception Committee at The Kenkyusha Press, Collotype by the Otsuka Kogeisha. - Fine fully illustrated catalogue of this influential exhibition loaned from British private collections and curated by Laurence Binyon. Artists exhibited, and reproduced in collotype, include Turner, Cotman, Gainsborough, Constable, Cox, David Roberts, and Richard Dadd. Some spotting to prelims, but a very good copy in original Japanese cloth binding, preserved in original case. First edition, folio, pp.xviii, 13, 54 collotype plates.

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        Das gerät der leichten Artillerie vor, in und nach dem Weltkrieg. Hier IV. Teil: Flugabwehrwaffen. Textband und Bildband in 2 Büchern KOMPLETT!

      Charlottenburg, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, 1929 - 4°, XV, 570 Seiten und Bildband 182 Seiten mit 135 Abbildungen und zahlreichen Tabellen, betitelte Original-Halbleinenbände mit Goldprägung - je Band ein Stempel auf Vorsatz, Einbände leicht best. und leicht angestaubt sonst guter Zustand - 1929. Sehr selten ! H1727 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1300

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        THE EMPEROR OF AMERICA ..

      Garden City: Published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1929.. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii-viii] 1-310 [311: ad] [312: blank], original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red. First edition. A gang of international criminals with advanced technology (mind control, cell phones, poison gas, electronic map, etc.) secretly expand their control of America from vast caverns under New York City and vicinity. Bleiler (1978), p. 169. Reginald 12375. Day, p. 8. A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket. (#152356)

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        ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR DIE GESCHICHTE DER JUDEN IN DEUTSCHLAND VOL 1 (1929) , 2 (1930) , 3 (1931) , 4 (1932) , 5 (1935) , 6 (1936) , 7 (1937)

      Berlin, Philo Verl.. 1929-1937. Hardcover. Original red cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. 4to. About 306 pages; 23 cm. In German. Title translates to “Journal of the History of the Jews in Germany. ” A nearly complete set of the hardbound collections of the journal by the same name that ran from 1929-1938. Divided into chapters. Includes photographs, maps, facsimiles, illustrations, and tables. Guido Kisch was a “lawyer and historian…. He was forcibly retired in November 1933 by the Hitler regime and worked thereafter as a professor at the Jewish Theological Seminary in Breslau. In 1935, Kisch moved to the United States, where he taught Jewish history at the Jewish Institute of Religion in New York” (yivoencyclopedia.org 2017) . Ismar Elbogen “was a Jewish-German rabbi, scholar and historian…. He fled Nazi Germany in 1938, and taught at the Jewish Institute of Religion in New York, the Jewish Theological Seminary and Hebrew Union College” (Wikipedia 2017) . Max Freudenthal was a German Reform rabbi “and historian of the Jewish history of Bavaria…. He was a moderate reformer, introduced novelties especially in the teaching of religion and in writing prayer books” (Wikipedia 2017) . SUBJECT(S) : Jewish history, German Jewish history. Minimal edgewear. Minimal pencil markings that occasionally affect text. Slight rubbing and toning. Very good condition. (GER-41-21A). .

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        Andelicek z Barok

      J. Otto 1929 J. Otto, Prag, (1929). 102 S./3 Blatt mit Titelzeichnung, zahlr. Illustr. und Buchschmuck von Alfons Mucha, goldgeprägter Leinen-Einband. Quart (gering fleckig) - eins von 200 numerierten Exemplaren. Dieses Exemplar hat die Nummer 33/Original auf Impressum von Alfons Mucha und Josef Hais Tynecky signiert/sehr gutes Exemplar - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Illustrierte Literatur

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        Ausstellung Karlsruhe Dammerstock-Siedlung Die Gebrauchswohnung. [Auf dem Umschlag: 23 Typen, 228 Wohnungen. Katalog.] Veranstaltet von der Landeshauptstadt Karlsruhe vom 29. September bis zum 27. Oktober 1929. Künstlerische Oberleitung: Walter Gropius. Mit zahlreichen Grundrissen und Ansichtszeichnungen.

      C. F. Müller, Karlsruhe 1929 - 63 S. Querformatige Orig.-Broschur nach dem Entwurf und in typographischer Gestaltung von Kurt Schwitters. Mit dem Bau der Dammerstock-Siedlung setzte die Stadt Karlsruhe neue Maßstäbe und öffnete sich mit einem der prominentesten Beispiele des Neuen Bauens dem modernen Siedlungsbau. Zum Wettbewerb für den ersten Bauabschnitt von 228 Wohnungen wurden neben ortsansässigen Architekten auch Walter Gropius, Otto Haesler, Wilhelm Riphahn und Klaus Groth eingeladen. Auch das Preisgericht entsprach mit Architekten wie Ernst May, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe und Paul Schmitthenner der weit über die örtlichen Verhältnisse hinausreichenden Bedeutung der Ausschreibung. Den ersten Preis erhielt der Entwurf von Walter Gropius, der kurz zuvor die Leitung des Bauhauses aufgegeben hatte, gefolgt von Otto Haesler. Gropius übernahm die Oberleitung für den ersten Bauabschnitt und hatte die Tätigkeiten der daran beteiligten Architekten zu koordinieren. Die avantgardistische Bauweise des Architekten und geistigen Vaters der Siedlung, Walter Gropius, löste schon bei den Zeitgenossen heftige Diskussionen aus. Zentrale Idee seines Entwurfs war die Zeilenbauweise in nord-süd-parallel gesetzten Reihen, deren Enden zur Mitte abwechselnd mit quergestellten Kopfbauten versehen sind, die für ideale Lichtverhältnisse der Wohnungen sorgte. Aufgrund der Weltwirtschaftskrise wurde das Projekt nach dem ersten Bauabschnitt abgebrochen. Mit der Machtübernahme der Nationalsozialisten war an eine Wiederaufnahme nicht zu denken und die weitere Bebauung des Geländes erfolgte im konventionellen Stil. Die reich bebilderte Dokumentation beschreibt detailliert die Entwürfe und die beteiligten Firmen der zwanzig Baugruppen. Daneben finden sich grundsätzliche Ausführungen zum Karlsruher Wohnungsbau, eine Beschreibung des Projekts und seiner Finanzierung sowie Anzeigen. Der Vorderumschlag mittig mit unscheinbarer, kleiner Druckstelle und wenige Seiten vereinzelt mit winzigen Stockfleckchen, insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein gut erhaltenes Exemplar mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Selten. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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