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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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        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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        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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        Pandora's Box [Die Büchse der Pandora] (Original German program for the 1929 film)

      Film-Kurier, Berlin 1929 - Original program for the legendary 1929 silent film. Replete with beautiful gravure-printed production photographs, many unique to this publication.Film-Kurier was the first German film journal, published daily beginning in 1919. Film-Kurier's classic era lasted until 1933, when its publisher, Alfred Weiner, had to flee Germany because of his Jewish origins. The issues from this era remain striking to this day because they were printed using a gravure reproduction process. Each day's issue would focus on a single film.8 pages, saddle stitched, with a touch of wear at one corner. Near Fine.Criterion Collection 358. [Attributes: 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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        Les Discours du Docteur O'Grady. Avec quinze gravures au burin de J.-E. Laboureur.

      - P., Société d'Edition "Le Livre", Emile Chamontin,1929, In-8, br., non rogné, 251 pp. Tirée à 430 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci , un des 30 exemplaires de collaborateur , est numéroté sur vélin d'Arches . Illlustrée d'un frontispice, douze gravures in-texte, un en-tête de chapitre et un cul-de-lampe. Livres [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        GIO COLUCCI FRANCOIS TURPIN ORIG. ETCHIGS Bonheur de ce Monde‎ 1929 # 2/4 EX.

      ‎GIO COLUCCI 4 ORIGINAL ETCHINGS IN THE BOOK: FRANCOIS TURPIN ‎"Bonheur de ce Monde" VERY RARE LIMITED EDITION ‎Paris, Editions du Scarabée 1929., 30.7 x 25.5 cm. Quarto. SIZE OF ETCHINGS: 30.2 x 24.9 cm. (11.8 x 9.8")Loose sheets in original wrappers. Copy # 2 of 4 of the deluxe edition on Japanese handmade paper. With a Extrasuite of four etchings, each with 3 other deductions. In addition, published 111 copies on wove paper d'Arches Gio Collucci ( 1892-1974 ) was an architect since 1914 in Cairo, where he worked on the decorations of the cathedral. Five years late he returned to Paris and began in the year of publication of this pressure with the pottery. In 1938 he took part in a group exhibition, also attended by Robert Delaunay, Albert Gleizes and Raymond Duchamp-Villon were involved. Wrappers soiled, rubbed and damped to edges. Spine worn, discolored, tear to lower front hinge ( 5cm.) Title page with some stains., Some pages slightly damped to spine and edges ( width ca. 5-10mm.) Dusting to upper edge. Light soiling stains - tracks of use. WEIGHT: 780gr. Shipping cost to USA $42. Sorry for this misleading but I'm registered on ebay of USA therefore I can not put above more than $18. I send it FROM ISRAEL airmail registered Gio COLUCCI (1892-1974) Colucci, painter, sculptor, ceramist was born in Florence. In 1911, he studies architecture at the Fine Art School in Paris. Colucci settles in Cairo in 1914 where he works as an architect. In 1917, he gives up architecture and begins painting. He goes to the United States from where he brings back many canvas. Back in Paris in 1919, Colucci exhibits at the Allard Gallery. In 1921 and 1923, he participates in the Salon d'Automne and in the Salon des Surindépendants with Gleizes, Herbin, Duchamp-Villon. Colucci has always practised engraving since 1917. In 1924 and 1925, he executes many etchings for books written by Pierre Loti, Barbey d'Aurevilly and Gustave Mirbeau. Colucci is also the king of colour. Through his different « styles » sometimes cubist, expressionnist or abstract, he knows how to bring the pleasure of chromatic oppositions. In 1929, Gio Colucci exhibits at the Vavin-Raspail Gallery. He takes part in 1939 in the « Groupe Eclectique » with Béothy, Freunlich, Gonzalez, Metsinger and Survage at the Berthe Weill Gallery. Colucci joins the Foreign Legion in 1940 as a volunteer. Imprisonned, he escapes in 1941. Taking refuge during the war in Provence, he makes pottery. Colucci comes back to Paris in 1945 and exhibits his potteries at the Christofle Gallery. In 1947, he takes part in the Salon des Décorateurs in Paris, and exhibits in 1952 his potteries at the Vallauris Museum in Provence. The same year the Odéon Gallery exhibits his polychromed sculptures which have a total expression of liberty. In 1954, Colucci participates in the Salon des Indépendants at the Grand Palais Museum where he shows sculptures and ceramics. Gio Colucci takes part in the third Biennale dedicated to sculpture in 1955 in Antwerp in Belgium. In 1956, Colucci founds with Gino Severini the italian School of Arts and in 1959, a retrospective is held at the Juster's Gallery in New York as well as at the Rodin Museum in Paris. A retrospective of his work is organized in New York in 1963. The Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris exhibits several polychromed wood-based sculptures, ceramics but also painted and sticked Arcopal glass by Colucci.        

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        To^chu^ KOKUYAKU HONSO^ KO^MOKU

      , 1929. 1929. [MATERIA MEDICA] Li Shizhen; translated by Makino Tomitaro, et al.. Tochu KOKUYAKU HONSO KOMOKU. Shunyodo, Tokyo, Showa 4 [1929] 15 volumes, bound Western-style in decorated cloth over boards, slipcases. The late 16th century Chinese materia medica, Honzo Komoku, was imported into Japan by the early 17th century. The first japanese edition appeared in 1637, the definitve enlarged Japanese edition in 1714, with native japanese plants added. The Edo era versions were printed in classical Chinese with diacritical marks (kanbun) to aid the Japanese reader. This set at hand was translated into modern pre-war Japanese and, as such, became the first version of the text useful to the general Japanese reading public. One of the most important guides to the medicinal uses of plants in East Asia. It should be noted that the binding decorations are quite lovely Deco- inspired floral designs, here still in excellent, clean condition. Complete.

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        Le Temple d'Angkor Vat.: A complete set of three parts in seven volumes. Part I: L'Architecture du Monument. Part II: La Sculpture Ornementale du Temple. Part III: La Galerie des Bas-Reliefs.

      L'Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient, Memoires Archeologiques Tome II. 1929-32, Paris Les Editions G. van Oest - A very good set complete with all maps and plates. Part 1, volume 1, and Part 2, volume 2 lack the original wrappers. Spines worn but contents clean and in very good condition. First edition Seven volumes, Folio, pp.41, 18, 12, 6, 608 plates, 55 folding, 13 folding plans.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Putevoditel po sovremennoi russkoi literature [Guide to contemporary Russian literature]

      Moscow: Rabotnik prosvesheniia, 1929 Limited to 4.500 copies.Second edition, but first trade edition. First edition couldn't be purchased separately, it was a supplement to magazine "Narodnyi uchitel".Among other publications it contains biography and bibliography of works by N. Bukharin and L. Trotsky. The book was strictly banned by the Soviet censorship.Ivan Rozanov - Russian literary critic, who later published bibliography of Russian poetry books from his famous library.Book reprinted in Leipzig in 1973.OCLC locates several copies in European libraries, but in USA two copies only, in University of North Carolina (in Rare Book Savine Collection) and in Indiana University.

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        The Bishop Murder Case.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and upper board in blue. With the dust jacket. Housed in a red quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. Lightly rubbed at extremities, slight mottling of cloth, contents faintly toned. An excellent copy in the dust jacket that is just a little rubbed and scuffed on the lower panel but otherwise bright and fresh. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author "To Mr & Mrs Grover C Seymour, with cordial regards, S. S. Van Dine, New York 1929". HQC. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Gallipoli Memories, First Athenian Memories, Greek Memories, and Aegean Memories

      London: Cassell and Company; London: Chatto and Windus, 1929-1940.. COMPLETE SET OF FIRST EDITION WAR MEMORIES. Octavo, four volumes, pp.x; 406; pp.x; 402; pp.xii; 588; pp.xii; 419. Volume one has a map frontispiece, volume three has a photographic frontispiece, volume four has eight photographic plates and a map. Volumes one to three in lightly toned and marked dust-jackets, especially to the spines, with some small closed tears and chipping to the top and bottom edges, light wear to the extremities of the cloth. Volumes two and three being marked as colonial editions. Neat ownership inscription to the flyleaf of volume four, in a toned and price clipped dust-jacket, with some chipping and nicking to extremities, neat tape reinforcemnt to verso of jacket. A very good used set, scarce when complete and in dust-jackets. Mackenzie served with British Intelligence during the First World War in the Eastern Mediterranean and records his experiences and perspective in these volumes. He was prosecuted under the Official Secrets Act after Greek Memories was published in 1932, with the book withdrawn from sale, in a trail described as "frequently farcical" (ODNB).

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        Die mittelalterlichen Burganlagen und Wehrbauten des Kantons Aargau.

      Aarau, Druck und Verlag von Sauerländer & Co. 1905-1929. - 3 Bände. 4°. XI, (I), 300 S., 10 S. Nachträge; X S., S. 301-714; IX, 186 S., 1 S. Mit 104 Tafeln, 646 Abbildungen im Text und 93 Stammtafeln. Originalleinwandbände mit farbigen Deckelinitialen, Band 3 (Ergänzungsband) Originalleinwand mit goldgeprägtem Deckelwappen. Barth 20595. - Erste Ausgabe. - Einbände etwas berieben, fleckig und angestaubt. Vorderdeckel des 1. Bandes an der Aussenkante bestossen. - Innen sehr sauber.

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        The R.B. Adam Library Relating to Dr. Samuel Johnson and His Era

      Buffalo, NY: Printed for the Author; London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1929 - 3 vols, 4to, original blue buckram, gilt lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Frontispieces and numerous illustrations. A supplemental volume consisting mostly of manuscripts was issued the following year. Nice provenance for the collector of 18th century English literature: from the library of Walpole bibliographer and scholar Allen Tracy Hazen, with his posthumous book label on the front paste-downs. Later ink signature of Johnson scholar Chester Chapin, dated February 27, 1986, on the front free endpapers. Cloth slightly rubbed and worn; very good set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        WOMEN IN PARLIAMENT. DONE INTO ENGLISH BY JACK LINDSAY. [G] [Lbc]

      (At Chiswick Press For) Fanfrolico Press,, London 1929 - B&W Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tal; (FANFROLICO PRESS). [Erotica] ARISTOPHANES. Women in Parliament. Done into English by Jack Lindsay. Illustrations by Norman Lindsay. London: 210/500 numbered copies, signed in ink by Jack Lindsay at limitation leaf at front. Folio, 3/4 original dark blue morocco and navy cloth, gilt spine lettering, gilt vignette at front cover, T. E. G. , untrimmed Batchelor's handmade paper, title page vignette, 4 inserted full-page and 12 text illustrations. Covers firm, brief rubbing, light but large stain at bottom half of bottom cover, text tight and clean, hint of aging at edges. A most handsome and elegantly printed book. Adt'l graphics of stain, signature, book and full frontal graphic available. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        "Les Portiques" des Champs-Élysées [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE ARCHITECT]

      Paris: Lucien Serre et Cie, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. g to vg. Folio (15 1/4 x 11"). 57 leaves, [1] double-leaf, as issued. Original paper covered portfolio, with illustrated title on front cover. String tie. Illustrated title inscribed and signed by architect Louis Grossard to Engineer Debosnis "A Monsieur Debosnis, Ingénieur. Amical Souvenir. [Signature]"Spendidly illustrated throughout with numerous floor plans and architectural drawings (including one double-page at rear), as well as 28 in-text, and 16 full-page photogravures, this scarce monograph documents the construction of "Les Portiques," a luxurious shopping mall located on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, in Paris.Built between 1925 and 1928 by French architect Louis Grossard, the shopping mall housed a number of luxury brands and shops, such as: Établissements Georges Loiseau (Buick, Cadillac, Lasalle); Automobiles La Lorraine; a pastry shop (Relais Galant); a bar; and a hair salon (Antony). Interior views of these shops are featured in the portfolio.String tie partly missing. Some foxing to front cover, endpapers and to the first three leaves. Text and captions in French. Portfolio in overall good to good+, interior in good+ to very good condition.

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        Die psychoanalytische Bewegung. Erscheint zweimonatlich. I. Jahrgang, Mai-Juni 1929, Heft 1 -- V. Jahrgang, November-Dezember, Heft 6.

      - Wien; Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag, 1929-1933. 20,5x14,5 cm. (2, 2 blanks), 392 pp. + 1 plate leaf & 618, (1, 1 blank) & 283, (5) + 289-576 pp. + 2 leaves of plates & 286, (2) + 289-574, (2) pp. + 2 leaves of plates & 558, (2) pp. Nine contemporary red-brown quarter leather-bindings with five rased bands, gilt spine-titles, marbled boards and endpapers, sprinkled edges. Wrappers are not preserved. Spines and corners are slightly worn. There is a tear in lower margin, stretching over four lines of text, on pp. 157/158 in the 1931 volume. The 1931 and 1932 volumes have a few scattered small specks. There is a light stain in the text on pp. 293-298 in the last volume. A well-preserved, complete set of the magazine. "In 1929 Adolf J. Storfer founded the review Die Psychoanalytische Bewegung (The psychoanalytic movement) as one of the publications of the Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag. As its title suggests, this bimonthly periodical was intended to open the frontiers of the institutionally contained psychoanalytic world to a broader non-specialist public. As a link between the science of psychoanalysis and a public with an interest in the literature, this periodical saw itself as a forum for somewhat unorthodox propositions and ideas. [.] After Storfer resigned from the Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag, Eduard Hitschmann took over the publication in August 1932. The number of subscribers to the periodical dropped after the National Socialist party came to power in Germany, when many German analysts and intellectuals close to analytic circles fled the country. The economic and political situation caused the publication of Die Psychoanalytische Bewegung to be suspended in December 1933." (International Dictionary of Psychoanalysis). Among the contributions are Thomas Mann: Die Stellung Freuds in der modernen Geistesgeschichte / Wilhelm Reich: Die Stellung der Psychoanalyse in der Sowjetunion. Notizen von einer Studienreise in Russland / Karl Bachler: August Strindberg. Eine psychoanalytische Studie / Eduard Hitschmann: Zur Psychologie des jüdischen Witzes / Lou Andreas-Salomé: Zum Typus Weib / Otto Fenichel: Über Homosexualität / Stefan Zweig: Das eheliche Missgeschick Marie Antoinettes / Havelock Ellis: Die neue Einschätzung des Obszönen / Richard Sterba: Spinne, Erhängen und Oralsadismus / Gustav Bychowski: Marcel Proust als Dichter der psychologischen Analyse. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson, Antikvariat.]
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        The Story of A Life: A Tribute to Louis V Aronson [ Inventor of the Ronson Lighter]

      Newark [1929]: Colyer Printing Co., 1929. First Edition. Maroon Cloth. Fine. Inscribed by Author(s). "Louis V. Aronson Was An American Inventor, Industrialist And Philanthropist Who Is Best Remembered As The Inventor Of Ronson Lighters. Aronson Was An Exceptionally Gifted Young Man Who Graduated From Public School At The Age Of 12 Before Entering New York Technical School Specializing In Metallurgy, Practical Metal Working And Mechanical Drawing. At The Same Time, He Set Up A Laboratory In The Basement Of His Parent'S Home Where He Experimented With Plating Processes And Turned Out Money-Making Items While He Devised Ways Of Metalizing Common Items, In A Durable Finish Of Matte Gold, Including Flowers, Butterflies, Animal Claws And Baby Shoes. Aronson Demonstrated A Natural Ability For Designing Which Was Honed At The New York Technical School And Served Him Well Throughout His Life. He Excelled And Completed The School'S Four Year Academic Program In Three Years. When He Graduated In 1885, At The Tender Age Of 15, He Was Qualified As An Expert Metallurgist, Draftsman And Designer. He Returned To The School Five Years Later As An Instructor In Metallurgy For Several Years Before Devoting All His Time To His Own Company. The Year After Aronson Graduated, When He Was 16 Years Old, He Sold The Rights To A Commercially Valuable Metal Plating Process, Which He Named Ormolu, According To Urban Cummings Book Ronson, The World'S Greatest Lighter (1993, Bird Dog Books, Palo Alto, Ca.) While Retaining Full Use Of His Invention, Young Aronson Sold The Patent Rights For $5000 And Used The Proceeds To Open His Own Company Named The Art Metal Works In New York City. Not Long After Opening The Art Metal Works, Aronson Gained Public Recognition When He Won An Award In 1893 From The Belgian Government For The Creation Of The First Non-Toxic Match, And Young Businessman Aronson Received 50,000 Francs, Equaling $1816 In U.S. Dollars. In 1897 He Received A U.S. Patent (592,227) For A Match Design (Called The Wind-Match) That Would Light In Windy Conditions Or When Wet. He Continued Working On His Match Designs Including Inventing The "Birds Eye" Or "Kitchen" Match That Had A Dual-Tip Design In 1903; This Was An Important Safety Improvement Because Friction Matches Of The Day Would Sometimes Light Accidentally Especially When Stepped On Or While In One'S Pocket. He Realized That Placing A Small Friction Ignition Chemical On The Tip Instead Of The Entire Match-Head Greatly Limited Accidental Ignition. This Style Of Match Is Still In Use Today! Aronson Continued His Research On All-Weather Matches Finally Receiving U.S. Patent (1,287,819) In 1918, For A Match That Was Praised By Soldiers Who Were Fighting In Mud-Filled Trenches During World War I. His Proficiency With Matches Led To A U.S. Patent (1,295,952) For Bomb Fuses Also Used In Wwi, Which He Donated To The U.S. Government For The Duration Of The War, Later Earning His Company The Prestigious Distinguished Service Certificate From President Woodrow Wilson And The War Department. Through His Research On Matches, He Sought To Create And Refine Igniting Devices That Were Efficient, Safe And Commercially Viable. He Was Driven, You Could Say, To Find A Better Way To Produce And Sustain A Flame By A Portable Mechanical Device. By The Year 1910 He Received His First Patent For A Pocket Lighter (U.S. Pat. 965,149). His Pocket Lighter Used Flint Material Which Contained A Mixture Of Cerium And Iron According To The Patent. His Design Was A Simple Device That Created A Shower Of Sparks With The Press Of A Finger - But There Was No Sustainable Flame. Based On The Patent Dates, This Device Preceded The Pist-O-Liter (U.S. Pat. 966,153) Which He Successfully Produced That Year, But Likewise, It Only Produced Sparks. Within Three Years He Received A Patent Titled Pyrophorous Lighter, (U.S. Pat. 1,084,386) Which We Now Appreciate As The Paragon Striker Lighter, A Simple Device Capable Of Producing And Sustaining A Flame By Means Of A Steel-Tipped Wand Fitted With A Cloth-Wick Saturated In Petroleum Ether.

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        Ernestine ou La Naissance de l'Amour.

      Maestricht & Beuxelles, A.A.M Stols 1929 - Suivi de Félicie et Le Rameau de Salzbourg. 4 Cuivres hors texte de Sacha Klerx dont le frontispice. Tirage limité à 524 exemplaires. Celui-ci (N°XV) un des 20 sur JAPON contenant chacun une double SUITE sur JAPON et sur HOLLANDE, soit 8 gravures supplémentaires. Maestricht & Bruxelles, A.A.M Stols - 1929 - 850 pages. Complet & Contrôlé. Reliure demi maroquin vert à coins. Dos à nerfs orné de fleurons, auteur et titre dorés. Tête dorée sur témoins, non rogné. Couverture et dos conservés. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Format in-8°(22x15). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La bataille de Verdun

      1929. Payot, Paris 1929, 14,5x23cm, broché. - Payot, Paris 1929, 14,5x23cm, broché. - Seconda edizione dopo un paio di giorni di tempo per l'edizione originale stampata anche in febbraio 1929. firma scritta a mano di Philippe Pétain sulla pagina occhietto. libro illustrato di 8 carte, 18 stampe. Foxing su piccoli piatti. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Deuxième édition postérieure de quelques jours à l'édition originale imprimée également en Février 1929. Signature manuscrite de Philippe Pétain sur la page de faux-titre. Ouvrage illustré de 8 cartes, 18 gravures. Petites rousseurs sur les plats. 

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        Squadron of Death: The True Adventures of a Movie Plane-Crasher (Signed First Edition)

      Doubleday, Doran, Garden City 1929 - First Edition. SIGNED by Grace on the title page: "Happy Landings / Dick Grace." Uncommon in the scarce dust jacket.Dick Grace (1898-1965) served as a pilot in both world wars, and was a stunt pilot in silent and other early films, specializing in crashing planes. His film credits include "Eyes of the Forest" (1923), "Flying Fool" (1925), "Wide Open" (1927), "Wings" (1927), and "Devil's Squadron" (1936). Features black-and-white photographic plates throughout, all present.Very Good plus in a Very Good plus, price-clipped dust jacket. Toning and bumps at the extremities, a faint bruise on the front endpaper. Jacket spine and folds toned, with tiny chips an tears at the edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Bottom Dogs

      London: G.P. Putnam's Sons. (1929). First. First edition, trade issue. Introduction by D.H. Lawrence. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with slight wear. The trade issue appears to be much scarcer than the limited, numbered edition, particularly in an acceptable jacket. The author's first book. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Sobre los Ángeles (1927-1928)

      Compañía Ibero-Americana de Publicaciones, Madrid 1929 - no conserva las cubiertas originales. formato 4º menor. 181 p. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria García Prieto]
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