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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. [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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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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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        Desiat' let v teatre (Ten Years in the Theatre). Cover design by Khodasevich.

      Leningrad: Priboi 1929 - Octavo, wrappers, 328pp., many photos. Memoirs to the date of publication of the important theater director Sergei Radlov (1892-1958) who began his career as a disciple and friend of Meyerhold, and who shared the limelight with the latter in post-revolutionary Russia. Radlov reinvigorated both the Academic Drama Theatre and the House of Opera and Ballet. With the former he directed Jack London, Toller, Zamiatin and a modernist Aristophanes. In the latter he directed contemporary operas, including The Love for Three Oranges, Wozzeck, der Rosenkavalier and Boris Godunov. A close friend of Prokofiev, he wrote the libretto for Romeo & Juliet and collaborated with the composer on a variety of projects in the 1930s. Included are photos of the operas he staged and a frontispiece portrait. Preface by S. Mokul'skii. Two-sided Constructivist cover design by Valentina Khodasevich. Very good condition, with small corner chip on front wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ALRAUNE. Translated from the German ... by S. Guy Endore ..

      New York: The John Day Company, 1929.. Large octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii] [1-2] 3-342 [343: blank] [344: publisher's imprint], illustrated by Mahlon Blaine, original pictorial black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red and gold, top edge stained red, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough-trimmed, pictorial endpapers. First edition in English. 3000 copies printed. The second Frank Braun novel, first published in German in 1911. The creation of a beautiful artificial woman and her fatal effect upon those who surround her. "... basically a competent retelling of the Frankenstein myth ..." - Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-16. Highly regarded by H. P. Lovecraft (see his Supernatural Horror in Literature, p. 47). "... many highly painted scenes and some excellent degenerate characters. An achievement in a florid, noisy way." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 617. Basis for a well-received 1928 German film starring Brigitte Helm who played Maria in Fritz Lang's Metropolis. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-68. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 288. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 26-8. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-80. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 70. Reginald 04977. See Bloch (2002) 917. Gold lettering on spine panel dull, small, very faint stain to lower fore-edge of rear cover, a very good copy with bright front cover and tight, clean interior in good pictorial dust jacket (designed by Mahlon Blaine) with wear at edges, light matching stain on rear panel, and several tape mends at spine ends, corners, and along top edge of rear panel. Overall, a fairly nice example of the rather scarce jacket. (#152464)

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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.

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        Children of the Ritz (Two original photographs from the 1929 film)

      Los Angeles: First National Pictures, 1929. Two vintage photographs from the the 1929 film. Based on the 1927 novel by Cornell Woolrich, one of six Fitzgerald-esque novels written by the author before he turned to a life of crime (writing).A spoiled rich girl falls for a poor chauffeur, but their situation is partially reversed when her family loses all their money and he wins $50,000 at a racetrack. They get married, but it's not long before she starts spending their money the way she used to spend hers. Complications ensue. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Near Fine.

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        Repertoire Du Gout Moderne, No. 4

      Editions Albert Levy, Paris 1929 - Text in French, first edition, hardcover portfolio with folded sheets and 40 hand colored plates with cloth tie fixture, most sheets have some very slight edgewear and a few faint smudges or tiny spots of soiling, Plate 40 has some light foxing along top edge, cover has slight bumps to spine ends with some slight fraying, slight bumps and light wear to corners with boards showing through, slight sunning around edges, a few light stains, and some slight shelfwear to edges, otherwise a solid VG+ set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Investor's Pocket Manual WITH: Green Book of Securities

      , 1929. 1929. First Edition . (ECONOMICS). The Investor's Pocket Manual. Vol. XX. January 1929. No. 12. WITH: The Green Book of Securities. Vol. XXI. February, 1929. No. 1. New York: J.E. Van Dyke, 1928-29. Two volumes. Small octavo, original green cloth. $1500.First editions of two 1929 pocket investment manuals offering statistics, records, and securities prices, in original wrappers. These pocket manuals were released monthly and offered the professional investor the relevant statistics, records, and prices necessary to knowledgeably invest in securities. The January 1929 manual is The Investor's Pocket Manual, E.F. Hutton & Co., while the February 1929 manual is The Green Book of Securities, Hornblower & Weeks. Both offer virtually identical information. Slight creasing to corners of a few leaves, light wear and corner-creasing to original wrappers, mild toning to wrappers of Green Book. Extremely good condition.

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        La Fiera Letteraria. 1929. Anno V. n. 1-5, 7-9, 11-14, 16-39, 41, 43, 45, 48-51

      1929. 42 fascicoli. Folio. pp. 8/fasc.. . Buono (Good). . . .

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        ALL THE EXTANT WORKS OF FRANCOIS RABELIAS

      1929. DE BOSSCHERE, JEAN. (DE BOSSCHERE,JEAN)illus. ALL THE EXTANT WORKS OF FRANCOIS RABELAIS: an American translation by Samuel Putnam. NY: Covici Friede 1929. 3 volumes, folio, cloth backed boards, top edges gilt, boards toned, spines faded, both common with this set, VG+. 1st edition. LIMITED TO 1300 NUMBERED COPIES PRIVATELY PRINTED FOR SUBSCRIBERS. Illustrated with the most magnificent stylized full page color illustrations by De Bosschere and with more than 100 fabulous full page black and whites, all printed on fine paper resulting in fine reproductions. The text is complete with fascinating critical text and notes.

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        The Fire-Spirits

      William Heineman, Ltd., London 1929 - Very Scarce. Original olive-green cloth, spine lettered gilt. No jacket present. Historical novel of romance, and horror, in Napoleonic Europe. First English edition (1st, German 1923). Translated from the German by J. Eglington. On Karl Edward Wagner's list of the 13 Best Non-Supernatural Horror Novels (Twilight Zone magazine, 1983). Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 319. Book Condition: Very Good: Firm, square, and sound copy. Minor rubbing to extremities, scattered foxing to textblock, mostly to prelims and margins. Noted collector's namestamp to pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Hounds and Hunting Through the Ages ... With an Introduction by The Earl of Lonsdale

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1929. Second Edition, one of 250 copies. Illustrated. 272 pp. 1 vols. Folio. Original red cloth gilt, t.e.g., others uncut. VG, with bookplate. Second Edition, one of 250 copies. Illustrated. 272 pp. 1 vols. Folio. "This book is an exact reproduction of the 1928 edition with the exception of the title page and its obverse" (Frazier). The second edition is much the scarcer edition. Siegel 15; Frazier T-3-a; Biscotti p. 432

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        THE MAN WHO MASTERED TIME

      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1929.. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-351 [352-358: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Travel by time machine to Earth's far future. "THE MAN WHO MASTERED TIME completes the trilogy of my tales of Matter, Space, and Time [THE GIRL IN THE GOLDEN ATOM and "The Fire People" dealing with the first two matters, respectively]." - Ray Cummings (from foreword to a later appearance in FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES). Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 2-24. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 516. Clareson, Science Fiction in America 1870s-1930s 226. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 63. Sargent, American and British Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 185. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p.54. Reginald 03693. From the Jack Warring collection with his signature and rubber-stamped name and address and 30 October 1929 date stamp on front free endpaper. Endpapers and page edges tanned, slight spine lean, else a bright, very good or better copy in very good four-color pictorial dust jacket (reproducing a superb color painting by Allen St. John on the front panel) with wear and shallow fraying along upper and lower edges, tiny chips from front corner tips, dust soiling to spine and rear panels, and light fading to spine title lettering. A nice copy overall. (#156826)

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        THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD. Signed by Arthur Rackham

      George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd 1929 - ARTHUR RACKHAM "THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD" by Oliver Goldsmith. English issue #243 of 575 signed by Arthur Rackham, London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1929, Quarto. Publisher's original vellum boards, gilt title to spine and front board, triple rule to front board, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. a bright clean copy with slight bump to the bottom of the spine. The vellum binding is clean and bright a beautiful sharp example of this illustrated works. Bright pictorial endpapers and no signs of foxing. Housed in a cloth slipcase. An excellent copy. Colour frontispiece and 12 colour plates, black and white illustrations in the text, by Rackham. Number 490 of 575 copies for England signed by Arthur Rackham. Latimore and Haskell p.65., Riall p. 170. "In the England of jazz and Noel Coward the whimsical and fantastic had grown increasingly out of fashion. With The Vicar of Wakefield of 1929. Rackham played it safe by turning to historical costume. In which he had long been supremely accomplished and successful" (Hudson, p. 126)."The Vicar of Wakefield is a novel by Irish writer Oliver Goldsmith. It was written in 1761 and 1762, and published in 1766, and was one of the most popular and widely read 18th-century novels among Victorians. The novel is mentioned in George Eliot's Middlemarch, Jane Austen's Emma, Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities and David Copperfield, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Sarah Grand's The Heavenly Twins, Charlotte Brontë's The Professor and Villette, Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's The Sorrows of Young Werther, as well as his Dichtung und Wahrheit." [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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