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        Banjo. A Story without a Plot

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1929. First edition. 326 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Decorated paper boards in red and blue, black cloth spine. Head a little chafed, spine lettering faded, otherwise very good. Without dust jacket. First edition. 326 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed: "This souvenir of the docks" With a fine inscription on the front pastedown beneath the ownership inscription of Ida Louis Lassiter : "For one who has been in Marseille - this souvenir of the docks. Claude McKay."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      Harcourt Brace, NY 1929 - Orange cloth stamped in black, black topstain. Printed on ffep: "This is a special edition presented to the trade in advance of publication and is not for sale." CP states "Published, March 1929." This was an advance issue of 900 copies (Van Doren. ) Spine ends/corners mildly rubbed/softened, some fingerprints to boards. The first issue (no reviews to front flap) DJ in acetate cover with flap price of $2.50 intact is chipped at spine head and top rear panel, dampstained at spine, mildly edgeworn. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: curtis paul books, inc.]
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      First edition of the French translation entirely reviewed by Valéry Larbaud, one of 1045 numbered copies on alfa paper.Spine slightly sunned, otherwise a very good copy. La maison des amis des livres Paris 1929 18x23,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Detlev von Liliencron: Lockung in die Ferne. Handkolorierte Original-Holzschnitte von Karl Lorenz. Exemplar Nummer III [von V] nummerierten Exemplaren der Ausgabe A auf festem Büttenkarton.

      Malente-Gremsmühlen, Turmpresse, 1929 - ca. 37 x 22,5 cm (unterschiedliche Blattformate), 18 Blätter in lose ineinanderliegenden Bögen, unbeschnitten, 6 Seiten sind von Lorenz mit Bleistift signiert und datiert, Ecken am Rücken bestossen und mit Einrissen aufgrund des überstehendes Bogens, innen ein farbfrisches Exemplar. Eins von nur 5 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe A; insgesamt 30 Exemplaren. >Erster Druck der "Drucke des Gedenkens"<. Rodenberg 542. - Nicht im Lindenau-Katalog. - Literatur: Koester, Katherina, "Die Turmpresse von Karl Lorenz 1924-1933", Hamburg, 2005. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        La bataille de Verdun

      Second edition, published a few days after the first, also published in February 1929. Autograph inscription signed and dated by Pétain the 7th June 1940 to the Countess de Jumilhac.With 8 maps and 18 engravings. Shelfmark in blue biro inside upper cover, one small nick to foot of spine.Payot Paris 1929 14,5x23cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Cup of Gold. A Life of Henry Morgan, Buccaneer

      Robert M. McBride & Co, New York 1929 - First issue of the author's first book; yellow cloth, printed in black, 269 pages, top edges stained blue. "First published August 1929" on copyright page. One of just 1537 copies printed. A very near fine copy, internally clean and bright, with no markings of any kind. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Nous Autres We


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        L'art et la mort

      First edition, one of 750 numbered copies on vellum, this copy without justification.Justified and numbered Révorim binding by Jean de Gonet, grey calf spine, author and title in palladium, covers edged with ribbed chocolate brown limp révorim and a lighter brown making a brick wall, the covers articulated with grey cloth bands, grey endpapers and pastedowns, wrappers preserved (wrappers faded all over), the binding signed De Gonet artefacts.Inscribed by Antonin Artaud to Louis de Gonzague-Frick.With a frontispiece by Jean de Bosschère.A little light foxing, mostly at beginning and end.  Denoël & Steele Paris 1929 19x28,5cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Escaped Cock

      The Black Sun Press, Paris 1929 - Original printed wrappers with original glassine. There were in total 500 copies of this limited edition. The first 50 copies were printed on Japanese vellum and this volume is from that very select group - this being number 37. It is both signed and numbered in cursive by Lawrence. Ransom, "Selective Check Lists.", p.113, #34. Illustrated within by watercolors executed by the author. This is a fine copy in all respects. Now housed in a custom blue morocco and cloth slip-case. Published in subsequent editions as "The Man Who Died." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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      LATHROP, DOROTHY. FIELD,RACHEL. HITTY:HER FIRST HUNDRED YEARS. NY: Macmillan 1929 (Oct. 1929). 4to (7 x 8 5/8"), patterned cloth, 207p., Fine in very nice dust wrapper (light sunning and slight bit of wear to tips and edges). FIRST EDITION, WINNER OF THE NEWBERY AWARD. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY RACHEL FIELD WITH A DRAWING: "FOR R.S.L. WITH SPECIAL THANKS FOR A GRAND JUNE DAY - AND WITH RHODE ISLAND IN COMMON - RACHEL FIELD 1930." BELOW THIS SHE HAS DRAWN AN ISLAND WITH TREES, WATER, ETC. ADDING: "JUST AN ISLAND FOR A PRESENT". This is the now classic tale of Phoebe Preble's doll (based upon an actual doll). Illustrated by DOROTHY LATHROP with 3 color plates plus many full page and in-text black & whites. First editions of this title are quite scarce, rarely found with such a nice dust wrapper and inscribed.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        MAP OF AMERICA'S MAKING A Chart of Places and Events For those who would sail with the Discoverers seek freedom with the Colonists, follow the westward trails, subdue the Wilderness and behold THE BUILDING OF THE REPUBLIC.

      New York. R.R. Bowker Company. Copyright 1925, 1926, 1929. Color pictorial / pictographic map, map 21 x 29 1/2 inches on sheet 23 1/2 x 32 1/4 inches, mounted on thick board with tape edge as issued. Wear to corners and one spot at upper right edge, small abrasion to paper at lower left corner outside of the map image, couple of tiny spots in image scarcely noticeable, overall map is in very good condition. A visual synopsis of early European American history with pictographs and text highlighting places and events.

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        CIRCUITO IMPERIAL (12.302 Kms. literatura)

      Cuadernos de La Gaceta Literaria, Madrid 1929 - 17x23 124 pp. nº 1 Estudios Literarios Arte Viajes Libro La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 10%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 525.00 EUR. mínimas rozaduras. Algunos puntos de óxido. Buen estado [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Salambó]
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        Fleur-de-Neige et d'autres contes de Grimm

      Paris, L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza, 1929. Edizione di 2400 copie comprendente 12 illustrazioni originali a piena pagina di Kay Nielson. Decorazioni, decorazioni attorno al titolo e piccole illustrazioni sulla prima lettera di ciascun capitolo del volume realizzate da Pierre Courtois. Kay Nielsen ( 1886-1957) era un illustratore danese famoso, che he lavorato all'interno della prima squadra di Disney Studios. Un libro molto bello, illustrato e con copertina morbida originale. Presenta alcune macchie all'interno e sulla copertina, altrimenti ottime condizioni. Edition of 2400 copies including 12 beautiful original full-page illustrations by Kay Nielsen. Decorations by Pierre Courtois, decorative title border, head -and tail- piece vignettes and nice decorated initials. Kay Nielsen (1886-1957) was a popular danish illustration who worked within the early production teams of Disney Studios. Very nice illustrated book including original illustrated soft cover. Some stains inside and on cover, otherwise very good conditions. Buone condizioni

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      TIPOGRAFIA GIUSEPPE LAVAGNO, CASALE MONFERRATO 1929 - ITALIANO Pubblicato a cura della università israelitica d'Ancona.Il volume ha una legatura quasi assente,infatti i fogli sono per la maggior parte sciolti.Macchioline e fioritura alla coperta e tra le pagine.Quest'ultime sono brunite dal tempo,ma comunque perfettamente leggibili.

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        Beweis des Ergodensatzes und des H-Theorems in der neuen Mechanik,' in Zeitschrift für Physik, 57. Band, 1. & 2. Heft, 22 August 1929. NIELS BOHR's copy with his signature on front wrapper

      Berlin: Springer 1929 - Complete journal issue in original printed wrappers, 8vo, pp. 144. Front wrapper soiled with a couple of marginal tears, spine rubbed with small loss at foot, ink spot on first two pages of Von Neumann's article (possibly due to Bohr! - the ink seems to be the same as that used for his signature). First edition, NIELS BOHR'S COPY, of this fundamental and difficult work on the mathematical foundations of quantum mechanics. The ergodic theorem is a fundamental principle of classical statistical mechanics according to which the time average of a physical quantity is equal to the average of the same quantity taken over 'phase space'. Phase space is a description of all the possible configurations of the physical system - fixing a point in phase space corresponds to fixing all the positions and momenta of the constituent parts of the system. The main difficulty in obtaining a quantum mechanical version of this principle is that, because of the uncertainty principle, the positions and momenta cannot be fixed simultaneously, so 'fixing a point in phase space' no longer makes sense. Von Neumann summarises how he overcame this problem in the abstract of the present paper: "It is shown how to resolve the apparent contradiction between the macroscopic approach of phase space and the validity of the uncertainty relations. The main notions of statistical mechanics are re-interpreted in a quantum-mechanical way, the ergodic theorem and the H-theorem are formulated and proven (without &#147;as- sumptions of disorder&#148;), followed by a discussion of the physical meaning of the mathematical conditions characterizing their domain of validity [of the two theorems]." (Translation from Mehra & Rechenberg, Vol. 6, p. 451). The problem had been considered earlier by Schrodinger, and he wrote admiringly of Von Neumann's paper. "Erwin Schrodinger addressed von Neumann's proof of the H-theorem directly in a letter to the author, dated 25 December 1929, which he opened by stating: 'Your statistical paper did interest me quite a lot. I am quite happy about it, especially about the wonderful clarity and accuracy of the conceptions and the careful presentation of what has been achieved in all points' (Schrodinger to von Neumann, 25 December 1929). Schrodinger recognized as the central issue of von Neumann's considerations the introduction of the concepts 'operator of a macroscopically measurable quantity' and the 'orthogonal system of the macroscopic observation'. 'This is an extraordinarily happy move, and I believe that it will obtain a significance far beyond the present problems' (ibid., p. 460). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Landmarks of Science Books]
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        Bird's Eye View of Kongo-San.

      Showa 4. 1929. Color bird's eye view folding panoramic map 40 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches folding into 10 3/4 x 4 3/4 inch color pictorial card wrappers. Text and black and white photo illustrations on verso of map and wrappers. Light wear to wrappers, tiny split to one fold, overall very good condition. A stunning panoramic bird's eye view. The two panels of information in English note that Kongo-san is an extraordinary group of innumerable peaks in the east-central part of Chosen (Korea). It is one of the marvels of nature which in portions rival the Alps in grandeur and beauty." There is information on the Visiting Season and Routes to get there, Hotels and Inns etc. The card covers feature striking illustrations of the scenery, with rich gold highlights.

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      The Mandrake Press, 1929 A first edition, first printing published by Mandrake Press in 1929. A very good book with a stain to the rear panel without inscriptions. In a very good chipped wrapper with no price clipping. From hinge of spine has some splitting Rare book.[removed][removed]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        The Complete Poetry of Gaius Valerius Catullus.

      London: Fanfrolico Press, 1929. Tall octavo, signed numbered edition, includes numerous wood engraved illustrations, untrimmed; a crisp copy, top edges gilt, in full brown crushed morocco, title in gilt to spine. A very attractive copy from a limited edition published by the Fanfrolico Press.The accomplished translation is by Jack Lindsay, with a dedication to his brother Phillip Lindsay. Jack Lindsay founded Fanfrolico with P. R. Stephenson and John Kirtley in 1926, with much support from Norman Lindsay. The press published many de luxe editions of Jack Lindsay's translations from the classics. Here the beautifully-executed wood-engravings are by Lionel Ellis.Number 103, signed by Lindsay. Just a little browning to the edges of the pages as common.

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        A Farewell To Arms - first issue book

      Cape, 1929 A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1929. A near fine book without inscriptions. A trace of spotting to the page edges. The first issue of the book with 'seriosu' to page 66. In a near fine unclipped wrapper with a light rubbing to the spine tips and to the corners. With a crease to the front end flap. With the rare Now and Then insert from Jonathan Cape. A lovely copy.

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        Huntsmen Past and Present. Illustrated from contemporary prints and from original watercolour drawings by the Author.

      London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929.. Quarto, with 21 plates in colour and black and white, pp. [14], 91. Publisher's vellum spine with buckram boards, t.e.g. Fine. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. Limited Edition of only 150 copies of which this is no.45.

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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. Original red cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. 4to. About 306 pages; 23 cm. In German. Title translates to

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books LLC]
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        Brown on Resolution.

      London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1929. SIGNED FIRST EDITION. Octavo. pp. 272 [8]. In publisher's blue cloth with yellow titles to spine and upper board. Top edge yellow. With original pictorial dust jacket featuring a watercolour of a dejected soldier.Inscribed 'With compliments from C.S. Forester' in blue ink to front free end-paper. Loose armourial bookplate of Henry Ronald Fraser. Some light spotting to prelims, and heavily to edges. A clean and bright example of the jacket, with some light markings and just a few minor chips from the edges. Very good overall. 'An epic in miniature of the Great War at sea.'.

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        Das Geheimnis der Jesuitenmacht und ihr Ende

      Ludendorffs, Munich, Munchen, Germany 1929 - This volume was part of the Rehse collection, which Hitler bought from Rehse, fell into the hands of the Allies at the end of World War II At least a portion of it was shipped to the United States, ended up in the Library of Congress, which de-accessioned this copy. See stamps. Friedrich Josef Maria Rehse (* 23. March 1870 in Münster ; ¿ 14. January 1952 in Munich ) was a German photographer and art publishers. It was mainly known as the original investor of the so-called Rehse Collection, a central source of the history of the NSDAP. At the beginning of the First World War, Rehse began - as he thought " inspired by the shots of Sarajevo" - to create a collection of contemporary history documents, which he initially referred to as "an archive of contemporary history and journalism Munich". Later, this was generally known as a Collection of Rehse . The collection included posters, flags, newspaper excerpts, brochures, and objects of a different kind. In the first years of its existence, mainly material about the history of the history, especially the history of political parties, was collected. At the beginning of the 1920s, Rehse began to collect materials on the history of the NSDAPs, which were then increasingly noticeable in Munich, whose history soon became a core component of the collection. Since 1921, Rehse was in personal contact with Adolf Hitler, on whose behalf the collection was purchased in 1929 by the NSDAP for 80,000 RM . The collection, which Rehse now supervised as an employee of the NSDAP, changed from then on (1929: Archive and Museum of Contemporary History, 1932: FJ Rehse Collection for Contemporary History and Journalism, 1938: FJ Rehse Archive and Museum of Contemporary History) to the Reichsschatzmeister of the NSDAP. In 1938, the collection has been housed in the Munich Residenz. The collection, which has been described as a "mixture of the periodical archive and curiosity cabinet", was extended to the years of the war and partly made accessible to the public in the context of museum exhibitions. The Rehse Collection fell into the hands of the Americans at the end of World War II , which seized them and brought them to the United States. A large portion of the collection was later handed over to the Federal Archives, but some remained in the Library of Congress in the United States. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Studies in the nature of Charakter. I. Studies in deceit. Book One General methods and result Book Two Statistical methods and results. II. Studies in service and self-control. Book One. Studies in service. Book Two. Studies in Self- Control.

      The Macmillan company, 1929- 1930. Two volumes, xxi, 414, 315 + vii, 559 p. Hardcover. Exlibris (Rasbiologiska institutet) and interior with stamps (Statens institut för rasbiologi). Volume II on picture. By the Character Education Inquiry in Coöperation with The Institute of Social and Religous Research. This is the second volume in the famous Hartshorne and May Study (1928-1930). The Purpose of the study was to determine the effects of moral education, both secular and religious. The report of the study was finally published in three volumes. This is volume 2.

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        Archive for Marta Korwin Primarily Regarding her Service with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration UNRRA and Displaced Persons in Germany following World War II


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        Mystery of the Open Window.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1929 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Boards a little spotted, edges and endpapers foxed; an excellent copy in the jacket that has sunned spine and edges, and a few nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression of this detective novel. Scarce in the jacket. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket, the front pastedown and the title page. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        All Quiet on the Western Front

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, London 1929 - Oatmeal cloth titled in green, dark topstain. First U. K. Printing-"First published in Germany 1929, first published in England March 1929." Very mild darkening/offset to endpages, boards slightly bowed inwards towards leading edge. Unmarked, sound binding. Laid in is a typewritten letter from a London book dealer to a customer in Kansas City, dated 15 October 1929 (9 days before the stock market crash) stating that the importation to the United States of this copy of the book was prohibited at that time. The original DJ in mylar has slight rubbing to spine ends, points, and spine edge, and is in very nice condition, with flap price of 7s,6d net intact. This volume is in excellent condition overall. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: curtis paul books, inc.]
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        All Quiet On The Western Front - in the first issue wrapper

      Putnam, 1929 A first edition, first printing published by Putnam in 1929. A fine book without inscriptions. Some cracking to the front hinge and a little to the rear. Some light wear to the topstain. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper with a patch of repair to the top of the front panel. Internal tape repair to the head and tail of the spine. Top of the spine has been repaired to the top of the spine. One closed tear to the top of the rear panel. The true first issue dust wrapper with a list of 'German Opinions' to the front flap. The first appearance in English of this WW1 novel.[removed][removed]

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        Fish Preferred

      Doubleday Doran and Company, Inc., 1929. 326 pages. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's brown cloth with yellow lettering to spine and front cover in original pictorial jacket. First edition, first printing, preceding the UK edition, which was published under the title Summer Lightning in the same year. Fish Preferred is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 1 July 1929 by Doubleday, Doran, New York, and in the United Kingdom on 19 July 1929 by Herbert Jenkins, London, as Summer Lightening. It was serialized in The Pall Mall Magazine (UK) between March and August 1929 and in Collier's (US) from 6 April to 22 June 1929. It forms part of the Blandings Castle saga, being the third full-length novel to be set there, after Something Fresh (1915) and Leave It to Psmith (1923). Heavy Weather (1933) forms a semi-sequel to the story, with many of the same characters involved.Condition:Previous owner's name and date "October 26th, 1929" on front end paper. Jacket edge repaired. some light soiling else a better than very good copy in like jacket.

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        La gloria de don Ramiro. (Una vida en tiempos de Felipe II). Ilustraciones de Alejandro Sirio.

      Buenos Aires, Viau y Zona, 1929 - Bonita edicición, de &#150;22,5 x 27,5 cm.&#150;, con 382 págs. + 1 h. Profusamente ilustrado con dibujos, y capitulares a dos tintas. Muy bien impreso sobre papel "Vélin de Rives" con su filigrana "Gloria de don Ramiro". Edición limitada y numerada. Ejemplar n.º 276. Bella encuadernación en pergamino a la romana, con dos cierres. Corte superior tintado. Tapa ilustrada con una pintura original a mano en color, firmada por R. F. [Ramón Fernández] Latapiat. (IMPECABLE.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Budapest: Magyar çllami F&#154;ldtani Int&#142;zet [Geological Institute of Hungary] [] 1929 - Chromolithograph with monochrome lithographed overlay on transparent paper (Excellent, clean old vertical and horizontal folds), 66 x 60 cm (26 x 23.5 inches). The original publisherÕs proof of Franz Baron von NopcsaÕs geological map of Northern Albania, the first scientific geological map of the region. This intriguing production is the original publisherÕs proof from the Magyar çllami F&#154;ldtani Int&#142;zet (Geological Institute of Hungary) of Franz Baron NopcsaÕs geological map of Northern Albania, being the first scientific geological map of that region. Nopcsa was a Hungarian nobleman, and a world-renowned paleontologist and geologist, who from 1905 to 1916, resided in Albania, where he became a leading authority on that nationÕs history, culture and natural sciences, as well as a prominent member of its independence movement. He remains one of the biggest names in modern Albanian history. During his time in Albania, Nopcsa conducted the first scientific geological reconnaissance of the country, with a particular focus on the northern regions. The present publisherÕs proof consists of two distinct physical parts: first, the lower chromolithographed map is based directly on Baron NopcsaÕs original manuscript geological sketch map of the region; second, the transparent overlay, featuring a highly precise monochrome skeletal road map of the region, was intended to both contextualize NopcsaÕs geological mapping and to correct his relatively geodetic errors. For the resulting printed map, issued to accompany NopcsaÕs academic article, ÔGeographie und Geologie NordalbaniensÕ, within the journal Geologica Hungarica, Series Geologica, vol. 3 (Budapest: Magyar çllami F&#154;ldtani Int&#142;zet, 1929), these two components were combined, such that the information upon the overlay was integrated into the main map, which naturally necessitated some amendments to the positioning of certain features. Northern Albania was a region of exceptionally rugged topography, and traditionally an area of great political instability, meaning that it was one of the last regions of Europe to be geologically surveyed. NopcsaÕs principally German-language map embraces all of Albania north of the Ishem River (labeled here as the ÔMataÕ), a land dominated by the North Albanian Alps, and including the area around the major city of ÔScutariÕ (Shkoder), extending its overage a little ways into coastal Montenegro, as far as Bar. The various geological zones are colour-coded, identified on the two legends on the right side of the map, the ÔFarbenerkl&#138;rung [Explanation of Colours] (Sediment)Õ notes 13 sedimentary zones; while the ÔFarbenerkl&#138;rung (Eruptiva)Õ notes 6 zones created by volcanic activity, plus noting the red lines that demarcates tectonic faults. The ÔZeichenkl&#138;rungÕ (Explanation of Symbols), in the upper left corner, identifies: Horizontal Layers, Cliffs with gradients under 45 degrees, Cliffs with gradients over 45 degrees, Triangulation Points, Churches, Mosques, and Highpoints (with elevations in metres). Below, the ÔH&#138;ufigere OrtsbezeichnungenÕ (Frequent Place Names) translates the Albanian words employed to denote: Mountains, Rivers, Creeks, Passes and Plains. The present map dramatically surpassed any previously effort to express the complex geology of the region, forms a critical component of the modern geological mapping of the Balkans, in general. Franz Baron Nopcsa: A Giant of Geology, Paleontology and Albanian History - Franz Baron Nopcsa von Fels?-Szilv&#135;s (1877 - 1933) was a world-renowned geologist, paleontologist, SEE OUR WEB-PAGE FOR LONGER DESCRIPTION.

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        The Middle Parts of Fortune: Somme and Ancre, 1916.

      London: The Piazza Press, issued to subscribers by Peter Davies, 1929. LIMITED FIRST EDITION. In Two Volumes. Octavo. pp. viii, 226 [4]; 227-453. No. 167 of 520 copies printed on handmade paper. Bound in brown cloth lettered and ruled in gilt to back-strip, with marbled endpapers and top edge gilt. Largely unopened, with fragments of the original glassine jacket with paper flaps (all flaps present), housed in the publisher's burgundy slip-case with thumbhole access.Books are very fine, case with some light rubbing and one bump to corner. This is the original text of the novel which became widely known as 'Her Privates We' when published under that title the following year; various 'prunings and excisions' were made to the trade edition as the bluntness of language was thought to make the book unfit for public distribution. T.E. Lawrence commented "No praise could be too sheer for this book"

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        A Room of One's Own

      First edition New York: The Fountain Press, 1929. One of 492 numbered copies, signed by Virginia Woolf. Original red cloth, a fine copy, not issued in dust jacket. Preserved in a custom half morocco box. Kirkpatrick A12a.

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        Un esprit non parvenu

      Kra. First edition, one of numbered copies on vergé blanc, advance (service de presse) copies.Handsome autograph inscription signed by André Gide to (Jean-Emile) Laboureur.Spine and covers uniformly and lightly sunned, as usual, internally good. Kra Paris 1929 12x18,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Pacific Biological Laboratories Catalog, Comprising the Complete "Mounted Museum Specimens" Section, and the first part of the "Preserved Zoological Specimens" Section.

      First edition, first issue, of the second specimen catalogue issued by Ed Ricketts. Pacific Grove, California: Pacific Biological Laboratories, 1929-1930. 4to, original printed yellow wrappers, stapled as issued, 27 pages. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. ¶ The marine biological trade catalogue of the Pacific Biological Laboratories, operated by Ed Ricketts and immortalized by John Steinbeck. Ricketts first appeared as the model for the character "Doc" in Steinbeck's Cannery Row and later in Sweet Thursday, and he was the co-author of The Sea of Cortez with Steinbeck ¶ The first catalogue of the Pacific Biological Laboratories was issued in 1925; this second one in 1929 (dated 1929-1930), and there was a second printing of this second catalogue, with a variant imprint. The Pacific Biological Laboratories' catalogues are some of the earliest examples of the effort to define the ecology of the seashore, a movement in which Ricketts was a recognized pioneer. In fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop]
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        MEIN VOGEL PARADIES Erstes Heft.

      [32] pages, including outer wrappers. Illustrated with twelve Bauhaus-inspired illustrations of stylized birds printed in vivid colours on black paper, with smaller illustrations and text printed in silver gilt. Pictorial wrappers punched and stitched with black thread. First and only edition of this wonderful children's book, limited to 1500 copies. Stitching repaired; some light soiling and rubbing to the edges; else a very good copy. Rare.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        David Golder

      Grasset. First edition, one of 300 numbered copies on alfa paper reserved for the press. Half cherry-red morocco over marbled paper boards by Goy & Vilaine, spine in six compartments, gilt date to spine, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, covers and spine preserved (spine with small lacks laid down), top edge gilt. Autograph inscription signed by Irène Némirovsky to Franc Nohain.A good copy perfectly bound.Grasset Paris 1929 12x19cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The THOROUGHBRED MARES&#146; RECORD Showing Female Ascendancy and giving Racing Performances of Progeny of 2,670 Mares from 1850 to 1928

      Galopin Press, London 1929 - Showing the Female Ascendancy and giving the Racing Performances of the Progeny of 2,670 Mares, tracing back to ECLIPSE, HEROD, and MATCHEM also the Pedigrees and Winnings of Principal Sires since 1850. 1929, Galopin Press LTD., London. 34 black & white photos by W.A. Rouch and Clarence Hailey all which have been verified as being in the book. 9-1/4&#148; x 11-3/8", 566 pgs. Dark blue leather cover with gold lettering on front and binding and dark blue endpages. Book in a blue slipcase (although it is cloth and a slightly lighter blue color and probably added later). VG- hardcover, very slight wear on cover, spine just starting to show in a couple inches on bottom in between front blank endpages. Extra postage priority mail and outside of US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Larimar Animal Books]
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        SELF-SERVICE. A Happening. (performed June-September, 1966). - Originaltyposkript mit handschriftlichen Ergänzungen. - (dazu): ders.: Selbstbedienung. Ein Happening. Typoskriptdurchschlag der deutschen Übersetzung von (Tomas Schmit).

      - 6 Blatt, einem Blatt Errata und 6 Blatt für die Übersetzung. Sohm, Happening & Fluxus Materialien. - Gray, Action Art 1929. - Abgedruckt in Dé-coll/age No.5. - The Drama Review Vol. 12, Nr. 3, 1968. - Typsokript mit handschriftlichen Ergänzungen. Als Textvorlage für die nie erschienene Anthologie der edition et gedacht. Mit handschriftlicher Notiz von Kaprow auf dem Titelblatt "Note: I hope i didnt send you this one already. If so please write to me immediately and i'll send a different one. A.K." - Das Happening wurde im Juni bis September 1966 in New York, Boston und Los Angeles (bei Sohm in Pasadena) aufgeführt. "This was one of the most important happenings of Allan Kaprow&#146;s career, and not because of its impact or visibility in its time, but because of the implications that are grounded conceptually in its development. And this is because his approach signifies a challenge for Kaprow himself, taking to the limit the idea of experimentation in art and its blurring with life" (Soledad Gutierrez). Der deutsche Text wurde nie gedruckt.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        [Complete Hammett detective novels:] Red Harvest; The Dain Curse; The Maltese Falcon; The Glass Key; The Thin Man

      New York & London: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1929?34. 5 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, pictorial motifs gilt to front boards copied from the originals, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in a dark blue cloth slipcase by The Chelsea Bindery. A fine set. First editions, first printings of the complete series of Hammett's seminal full-length detective novels. As usual The Glass Key is the first American edition; the first impression was printed in London in the same year during Knopf's ill-fated attempt to break into the British market and is scarce.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Good-bye To All That - the true first issue with the Sassoon poem present

      Cape, 1929 A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1929. A very good+ copy without inscriptions. This is the FIRST ISSUE with the Sassoon poem. Some lightening to the front board, with a little browning to the top of the text block. In a dust wrapper which has benefitted from some expert restoration to the spine and top edge and now presents as a near fine copy.[removed][removed]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Le Morte D'Arthur

      Boston & London: The Medici Society, 1929. Le Morte D'Arthur Illustrated by William Russell Flint In a Superb Full Red Morocco Binding with Floral Inlays FLINT, William Russell, illustrator. MALORY, Sir Thomas. Le Morte D'Arthur. The History of King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Sir Thomas Malory, Knt. Boston & London: The Medici Society, [1929]. Thin Paper One-Volume Edition. Octavo (8 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches; 212 x 140 mm.). xliv, 531 (1 blank) pp. Twenty-four full page color plates. Handsomely bound ca. 1930 in full red morocco, covers decoratively bordered with flower corner pieces surrounding a central floral design with a central flower inlaid in blue and green morocco. Spine with five raised bands elaborately tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt board edges and turn-ins, top edge gilt, others uncut. A very fine example. Although the binding is not signed it was most certainly executed by one of the great American binderies of the time. Imprinted after the text of William Caxton as modernized, under the editorship of Alfred W. Pollard for the Medici Society in London. Influenced by the Pre-Raphaelite movement and by the stylized neoclassical art of the Renaissance, W[illiam]. Russell Flint (1880-1969) was educated at the Royal Institute of Art, Edinburgh. He began his career on the staff of Illustrated London News 1903-1907 but "from this period onwards…turned increasingly to watercolour, particularly for the illustration of colour books. He was strongly influenced by the illustrations of Rip Van Winkle by Arthur Rackham and between 1905 and 1924 produced a whole series of brilliant luxury editions for the Riccardi Press of the Medici Society. His figures are finely modeled and contain elements of a Burne-Jones influence by way of Byam Shaw" (Houfe). His illustrations for the Medici Society/Riccardi Press editions of The Greek Heroes, Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and the volume under notice are considered to be his best and most beautiful work.

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        A SONG about Tsar Ivan Vasilyevitch his young body-guard and the valiant merchant Kalashinikov. Translated by John Cournos with decorations by Paul Nash.

      Hardcover. No dust-wrapper. [4], 24, [2 blanks], v, [1 blank], colophon pages. Illustrated. Original full morocco binding to a design by Paul Nash. Binding: 27.4 x 17.6 cm. No 3 of a limited edition of 750 copies on hand-made paper. Slight evidence of a bookplate being removed from first free endpaper; binding a little rubbed and marked; else a very good copy.

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        PINDAR'S ODES OF VICTORY. The Olympian and Pythian Odes. The Nemean and Isthmian Odes.

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1929 &1930. Two volumes. 4to. 11 x 7 1/2. xxiv, 297; 193 pages. With numerous third-page wood engravings by John Farleigh. Greek and English text on facing pages. Original quarter black cloth & gold speckled turquoise boards (some discoloration to board edges, as usual). Beautifully produced books, in fine condition. Slipcases have some wear. Printed at Shakespeare Head Press. One of 100 sets printed for America on handmade paper. With an Introduction and a Translation into English Verse by C. J. Billson. Early & splendid use of Victor Scholderer's New Hellenic type. Bernard Newdigate was renowned for his fine presswork.

      [Bookseller: The Veatchs Arts of the Book]
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