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        The bridge of San Luis Rey Illustrated by Rockwell Kent

      New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1929. Edition limited to 1100 copies signed by both Wilder and Kent, this being copy no. 170; small folio, pp. 120, [3]; illustrated title-p. and 6 near full-p. color lithographs by Kent; original pictorial cloth also by Kent, leather label on spine lettered in gilt, publisher's slipcase; spine slightly discolored, slipcase a little soiled, else about fine throughout.

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        Relation that Alvar Nuñez Cabeça de Vaca gave of what befel the armament in the Indias ? Printed from the Buckingham Smith translation of 1871

      The Grabhorn Press, San Francisco 1929 - Copy no. 94 of 300 copies. The decorations were drawn & hand colored by Valenti Angelo. 122, [2] pp. 1 vols. Folio. Beige paper over boards, title in brown on spine. Spine very slightly rubbed, else fine, in slipcase The decorations were drawn & hand colored by Valenti Angelo. 122, [2] pp. 1 vols. Folio

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        The Beautiful Wedding

      Edwin and Robert Grabhorn, 1929 - Privately printed account of the marriage of Sara Bard Field's daughter Kay to James Caldwell. 89 pp, deckle-edged, gray-green covers. One approximately 200 copies, distributed to wedding guests. Inscribed by Charles Erskine Scott Wood and additionally signed by Sara Bard Field. Inscription is to the artist and bookbinder Caro Weir Ely, who was unable to attend the wedding -- "we hope this little chronicle will bring the wedding to you." [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Relation that Alvar Nuñez Cabeça de Vaca gave of what befel the armament in the Indias … Printed from the Buckingham Smith translation of 1871

      San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1929. Copy no. 94 of 300 copies. The decorations were drawn & hand colored by Valenti Angelo. 122, [2] pp. 1 vols. Folio. Beige paper over boards, title in brown on spine. Spine very slightly rubbed, else fine, in slipcase. Copy no. 94 of 300 copies. The decorations were drawn & hand colored by Valenti Angelo. 122, [2] pp. 1 vols. Folio.

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        The Funny Thing [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED]

      Coward-McCann, Inc, New York 1929 - Oblong octavo. Unpaginated. [32]pp. Original illustrated dust-jacket over illustrated paper covered boards. Pictorial endpapers. Inside of front free endpaper inscribed and signed by Wanda Ga'g. Illustrated title page. "The Funny Thing" tells the story of a kindly little mountain gentleman named Bobo who devotes his life to feeding squirrels, birds, rabbits and mice. One day he encounters a beast who seems to be part dragon part dog and part giraffe - a vain, ill-mannered, preening creature who points out that he is not an "animal" but an "aminal." Ever cordial Bobo offers him a meal, but the Funny Thing turns up his nose at all the nut cakes, fine seed puddings, little cheeses and cabbage salads. The frustrated host finally asks his rude guest what he would like to eat and is horrified at the answer: dolls. Most drawings have been partly handcolored by previous owner. Minor age-toning and rubbing along edges of dust-jacket. DJ in overall good+, binding and interior in very good condition. About the author: Wanda Hazel Gág (1893-1946) was an American artist, author, translator and illustrator. A highly touted writer and illustrator of children's picture books, Gag was born in New Ulm, Minnesota, to Anton Gag, also an artist, and Lisse Gag. She married Earle Marshall Humphreys in 1930. She studied art at the St. Paul Institute of Arts, the Minneapolis School of Art, and the Art Students League in New York City. Gag began her career illustrating for the children's section of the Minneapolis Journal; first had her works exhibited at the Weyrhe Gallery, New York City, 1926; and created the text and drawings for her most famous work, Millions of Cats, in 1928. The book was a runner-up for the John Newbery Medal in 1929, won first prize at the Philadelphia Lithograph Show in 1930, and won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1958. Other important works include ABC Bunny (1933), another runner-up for the Newbery award in 1934; Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, a runner-up for the Caldecott award in 1939; and Nothing at All, also a runner-up for the Caldecott award in 1942. In 1993, the centennial of her birth was celebrated with special exhibits of her art and a number of evaluative articles. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [ASIA - KYRGYZSTAN] [Collection of Thirty-Three Original Photographs of the Early Years of Soviet Kyrgyzstan, Showing First Steamers on Lake Issyk-Kul, Koisara and Jeti-Ögüz Resorts, Monument to Nikolay Przhevalsky at the Shore of Lake Issyk-Kul, and Over a Dozen Portraits of Kirghiz People Taken Near Przhevalsk (modern Karakol)]

      Ca. 1929. Thirty-three loose gelatin silver prints from ca. 12,5x18 cm (5x7 in) to ca. 11,5x16 cm (4 ½ x 6 ¼ in). One photo with a period pencil inscription in Russian on verso. Overall a very good collection. Interesting collection of early original photographs of views and scenes of Soviet Kyrgyzstan taken by talented Tashkent photographer Ivan Panov; many of his photos were printed as postcards by the State Art Publishing House (Izogiz) in the 1930s. Our collection shows the area near Przhevalsk (now Karakol) at the eastern tip of Lake Issyk-Kul and contains ten interesting photos of the first Soviet steamers on the lake. The construction of the "highest fleet in USSR" (1600 m above the sea level) started in 1925 at Jergalchak near Przhevalsk; our images include a general panorama of a bay of Issyk-Kul with the steamers in it, a view of several steamers at the wharf with the snow-capped mountains at distance, a scene of unloading logs on shore, and a series of four images depicting a steamer leaving the shore with the crowd of people watching it. Six photos depict Soviet camp type resort at Koisara (southern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul, 15 km away from Przhevalsk), showing a general panorama of the resort with the canteen and the yurts of the resort guests, close views of the yurts, the interior of the canteen, the resort guests at the canteen et al. There are also views of the monument to Nikolay Przhevalsky at the shore of Lake Issyk-Kul (about 9 km north of Przhevalsk), and of the famous Rock of Seven Bulls at the Jeti-Ögüz balneotherapic resort (southern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul, about 28 km west of Przhevalsk). Over a dozen photos portray Kirghiz families and groups near Przhevalsk, shown next to their yurts, mounted on horses; women weaving a carpet; men with donkeys laden with firewood; a group of men mounted on horses on a street, women in beautiful native costumes, children, et al. Overall a historically significant visual archive of the early Soviet years in the region around Lake Issyk-Kul. Ivan Panov actively worked for the State Art Publishing House (Izogiz), taking views of Central Asian cities and landscapes, as well as portraits of local people. Many of them were printed as postcards by the Izogiz in the 1930s (he is known for his views of Tashkent, Lake Issyk-Kul, Chelyabinsk, Moscow, Black Sea resorts and others).

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        Forty Fine Ladies

      Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1929 - Aldin, Cecil. First Edition, Number 85 of 250 books signed by the author and the illustrator. Illustrated throughout, most black and white,some color by Cecil Aldin. 1 vols. 4to. Bound in quarter vellum with maroon cloth. Fine, in chipped glassine Illustrated throughout, most black and white,some color by Cecil Aldin. 1 vols. 4to First Edition, Number 85 of 250 books signed by the author and the illustrator. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Bibliotheca Osleriana: A Catalogue of Books Illustrating the History of Medicine and Science.

      Oxford University Press, Oxford 1929 - 4to, Original blue buckram. xxxv, 785pp. Very good. Some faint pencil underlining shadows in the opening text pages; rear inner hinge a tad delicate, but sound. First edition, tight and nice, of this famed bibliography. Editors W.W. Francis, R.H. Hill and Archibald Mallach open this classic, explaining this collection and their method in approaching it, after which in his introduction, "The Collecting of a Library," Osler relates the history of his collection. 7,787 items are described -- an essential reference and scarce in first edition form. This copy bears the handsome custom bookplate on the front pastedown and ownership signature (dated "Chicago / 1930") of ELMER A. SMITH, a noted Chicago attorney and Illinois Central Railroad solicitor general who presented two papers about Osler, one titled "Sir William Osler as seen by a layman." Lovely copy of this quite uncommon work and bearing an appropriate connection. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bullarium Franciscanum continens constitutiones epistolas diplomata romanorum pontificum Eugenii IV et Nicolai V / Calixti III, PII II et Pauli II / Sixti IV, ad tres ordines S. P. N. Francisci Spectantia. / Bullas Brevia Supplicationes... Innocentii VIII... Nova Series. Tomus I-IV (5 volumes)

      Ad Claras Aquas (Quaracchi), Ex Typographia Collegii S. Bonaventurae, 1929 - 1990. 4 volumes in 5 bindings. lviii,978,ii pp., lviii,916 pp., lxvi,1100 pp., 528 pp., 529-1128,iv pp.; 34 x 24 cm. Text in Latin. - (not uniformly bound, 2 pages of vol. 3 loose, convent library stamps and markings) Although very good, see picture.

      [Bookseller: Boekhandel - Antiquariaat Emile Kerssema]
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        OPERA PRIVa DE PARIS, 1929 Premiere Saison Program Aunt Matilda's Series

      1929 - Profusely illustrated 1929 program for the Opera Priva de Paris production of "Prince Igor" by Borodine. 28 pp. Nine tipped-in color plates, including a portrait of its star singer, Maria Kousnetzoff; and, by Konstantin Korovine, six character costumes and two stage sets. The color cover is by J. Bilibine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        OPERA PRIVa DE PARIS, 1929 Premiere Saison Program Aunt Matilda's Series

      1929. Wraps. Cogger, Edward P.. Profusely illustrated 1929 program for the Opera Priva de Paris production of "Prince Igor" by Borodine. 28 pp. Nine tipped-in color plates, including a portrait of its star singer, Maria Kousnetzoff; and, by Konstantin Korovine, six character costumes and two stage sets. The color cover is by J. Bilibine.

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        OPERA PRIVa DE PARIS, 1929 Premiere Saison Program

      , 1929. 1929. Wraps. Cogger, Edward P.. Profusely illustrated 1929 program for the Opera Priva de Paris production of "Prince Igor" by Borodine. 28 pp. Nine tipped-in color plates, including a portrait of its star singer, Maria Kousnetzoff; and, by Konstantin Korovine, six character costumes and two stage sets. The color cover is by J. Bilibine.

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        The Holy Communion. Together with the Collects, Epistles and Gospels and Prayers and Thanksgivings with Additional Prayers from the Book of Common Prayer

      New York: Oxford University Press, 1929. Bound out of order [vi], 67-269, [1], [2], 35-53, [1], [6] pp. Small folio. Full crimson morocco, covers with pierced silver filigree corner pieces, front cover with central repousé medalion of Christ surrounded by filigree, silver clasps, silver slightly tarnished, text foxed throughout. Memorial gift inscription stamped in gilt on front doublure. Bound out of order [vi], 67-269, [1], [2], 35-53, [1], [6] pp. Small folio. A church altar service book with elaborate silver filigree binding.

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        UNTITLED ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH [FEMALE NUDE ILLUMINATED]

      [Paris: Ad. Braun & Co., 1929. Untitled lithograph. Image size 10 3/8 x 6 5/8" (26.7 x 17 cm), with full margins. Fine, in lightly smudged archival matting. One of an edition of 250 impressions printed on Montval, signed in pencil in the lower right margin. Lovet-Lorski (Lithuanian/American 1894-1973), was a major contributor to the American Art Deco style of the 1920's. Although best known as a sculptor, in 1929 Braun & Co. published two portfolios of his lithographs, of which this lithograph was a component. The image is of a female nude figure exalted, bathed in a shaft of light from the upper right corner to the lower left. Late in life, after arthritis hampered his ability to sculpt, Lovet-Lorski returned to drawing and print-making. His work is held in the collections of the Luxembourg Museum, Paris; Petit Palais, Paris; Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris; British Museum, London; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; San Diego Fine Arts Society; Los Angeles Museum of Art; Seattle Art Museum; San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts; Boston University; and Columbia University.

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        DOCUMENTOS CASA CARRETERA ST. FELIU DE LLOBREGAT. MASOVERNOU

      - 1929-1915-1874 VARIS Carpera documents varis. consultar fotos. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web.

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        Un de Baumugnes

      Edition originale, un des 300 exemplaires numérotés sur Alfa paper et réservés auy service de presse.Précieux envoi autographe signé de Jean Giono : " A Henri Béraud avec ma vive sympathie..."Petites piqûres affectant essentiellement les gardes, spine très légèrement insolé sans gravité.Provenance : de la bibliothèque rétaise d'Henri Béraud. Grasset Paris 1929 12x19cm broché

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        David Golder

      First edition, one of 31 numbered copies on vélin d'Arches and re-imposed in Tellière quarto format, the tirage de tête with 6 Japon and 15 Montval.A very good copy with double cover, chemise and slipcase. Grasset Paris 1929 17,5x22,5cm broché

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        World War Foreign Debts Commission Act Signed Photograph.

      Signed photograph of the members of The World War Foreign Debt Commission and the Belgian Commission. Signed below by each member, including Herbert Hoover (Secretary of Commerce and future President of the United States), Andrew W. Mellon (Secretary of the Treasury), Frank B. Kellogg (Secretary of State and 1929 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize), Reed Smoot (United States Senator and co-sponsor of the 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act), Theodore E. Burton (United States Senator from Ohio), Charles R. Crisp, Richard Olney, Edward N. Hurley, Garrard B. Winston, Arthur N. Young and F.G. Blair of the Debt Commission. Also signed by Emile de Cartier, Emile Francqui, Felicien Cattier, Georges Theunis, Robert Silvercruys and Andrew Terlinden of the Belgian Commission. In near fine condition. Matted and framed, which measures 14 inches by 15 inches. Rare. The United States federal World War Foreign Debts Commission Act of February 9, 1922 authorized the creation of a commission, working under Secretary of the Treasury Andrew Mellon, to negotiate repayment agreements with Great Britain and France in the aftermath of World War I. The Commission placed the Allied debt principal to the United States at $11 billion; payments were to be made in graduated 62 annual installments; however, the accrued interest on these payments over a period of 62 years would have increased the debt to approximately $22 billion, although the U.S. did agree to lowered interest rates. Great Britain's debt was reduced 19.7% to $4.6 billion with the interest rate reduced from 5% to 3% for the first ten years of payment to be raised to 3 1/2 % thereafter. France's debt was reduced by 52.8% to $4 billion, without any interest for the first five years of payment. It was then to be increased gradually to 3 1/2 %. The Harding administration made it clearly understood that the United States had no interest in cancellation. This position was widely supported by the public, which felt that those who incur debts should repay them. This tight-fistedness was not well received in Europe, where the image of Uncle Sam slowly gave way to "Uncle Shylock."

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        Dodsworth

      1929. First Edition . LEWIS, Sinclair. Dodsworth. New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1929). Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. $1500.First edition, in rare, unrestored dust jacket.""Next to Arrowsmith, this book is considered Lewis' finest effort as a writer"" (Pastore, 165). ""The excellent Dodsworth, unique for Lewis in that it is not overtly satiric, depicts a well-meaning man's difficulty in choosing between two womenÂ… Dodsworth is able to experience for himself the contrast between the New World and the Old and reluctantly, but with conviction, changes his life, his goals, and his wife—as Lewis did at the same time"" (Pribic, 243). First edition, with ""Published March, 1929"" and no subsequent numeral on copyright page. Scarce first issue dust jacket, without reviews on front flap; ""difficult to find in a dustwrapper in collectible condition"" (Pastore, 165). Pastore 15. Bruccoli & Clark III:215. Small bookplate.Book fine; dust jacket expertly restored.

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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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        History of The Royal Wimbledon Golf Club 1865-1929.

      London: Club, 1929. - 27pp. Rare club History of the third oldest Golf Club in London, the oldest being Royal Blackheath, second being The Manchester Club 1818. C.B. Clapcott was a member and is thought to have some input into this title? H.R.H. The Prince of Wales was captain in 1928. J.H. Taylor was appointed Greenkeeper and Professianal in 1896. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Good-Bye To All That

      The First UK Printing published by Jonathan Cape in 1929. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Just a hint of pushing at the spine ends. Gilt titling very bright. Covers remain very clean. Very light offsetting to the end papers. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine condition. Just a few minor nicks at the spine ends. The spine has only a hint of toning. The Len Lye wrapper artwork looks striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. This is a copy of the elusive true First Issue. This edition has the infamous Sassoon poem on pp.341-343 which was removed from all later impressions and editions. The story of the suppression of this issue is well documented and most copies were apparently destroyed. According to the bibliographer, approximately 250 copies survived with the original text, which was canceled from the rest of the edition (Higginson A32a). The book printed a poem Sassoon had written to Graves in rhyming letter form and Sassoon was mortified by this inclusion and demanded the recall of the edition and the excision of the offending pages: It was in November of 1929 that Sassoon had written to a friend, "I deeply resent his printing my verse letter to him & shall threaten Cape with legal action (for breach of copyright) unless he undertakes to cut it out". An exceptional copy of this scarce title.

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        LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNEE d'ANNA DE NOAILLES Romancière et Poète

      1929 - TRES BELLE ET FURIEUSE LETTRE DE 4 pages in-quarto, manuscrites à l'encre grise, numérotées de l'Auteur 1 à 4, datée du jeudi 24 et adressée à un Photographe, Henri Manuel vraisemblablement, qu'elle a reçu chez elle pour faire des photos dont elle est manifestement extrêmement mécontente et dont elle interdit interdit la publication sauf une ou elle a un "chapeau sans la main contre le visage". On peu penser compte tenu des descriptions des photos interdites qu'il s'agit d'une série de photos établies par Henri MANUEL et que cette lette lui est adressée. Vers 1929. Jeudi 24 Monsieur, j'avais votre parole que les photographies faites chez moi en octobre dans des conditions déplorables de lumière et de pose, seraient toutes sauf une que j'avais autorisée détruites. Non Seulement vous me l'aviez dit au téléphone sur ma demande formelle mais le . qui parle fort le français et avec qui il faut s'expliquer longuement, m'en avait chez moi renouvelé l'assurance. -- Je ne sais donc plus quelle confiance je dois avoir dans toutes ces paroles données, et je suis néanmoins décidée à ne pas accepter qu'il n'en soit pas tenu compte. Un de mes amis m'apporte déchirée par lui, cette horrible photo qui était écartée par vous même dès le premier abord. Je répète donc que j'exige que tous les clichés de ces photos, que vous reproduisez sans cesse soient . sauf celui où je suis représentée avec un chapeau, et sans la main contre la joue . J'. du cliché qui me représente en pied coiffée d'un turban du soir. On ne m'a jamais soumis cette épreuve qui réduite à mi-corps eut été présentable, il y a donc eu une mauvaise volonté et une obstination à vendre des photos qu'on me disait détruites, --------------inacceptable. Je vous prie donc .de détruire toutes celles . à celle-ci, à celles que j'ai .regardées, et je ne vous autorise à vendre que celle ou j'ai un chapeau sans la main contre le visage, et si vous le voulez à me faire un exemplaire.le turban du soir. Je suis décidée à employer tous les moyens légaux pour que vous teniez vos promesses. Je compte dire à tous mes amis qui sont dans les rédactions des journaux de ne pas tenir compte des photos que vous délivrez sans mon autorisation. Avec tous mes regrets pour la manière dont je suis obligé de juger vos procédés, je vous envoie l'expression de mes sentiments distingués. Signé Comtesse de Noailles Anna Elisabeth de BRANCOVAN, comtesse de NOAILLES, 1876 -1933, d'origine Gréco-roumaine. Elle compose des romans dont le Visage Emerveillé en 1904, Les Innocentes ou la Sagesse des Femmes, Exactitudes en 1930 et une autobiographie Le Livre de ma Vie, ainsi que neuf recueils de poèmes. Elle recevra les plus hautes distinction honorifiques et publiques. Au début du xxe siècle, son salon de l'avenue Hoche attire l'élite intellectuelle, littéraire et artistique de l'époque parmi lesquels Edmond Rostand, Francis Jammes, Paul Claudel, Colette, André Gide, Maurice Barrès, René Benjamin, Frédéric Mistral, Robert de Montesquiou, Paul Valéry, Jean Cocteau, Alphonse Daudet, Pierre Loti, Paul Hervieu, l'abbé Mugnier ou encore Max Jacob, Robert Vallery-Radot et François Mauriac. C'est également une amie de Georges Clemenceau. Henri MANUEL, Photographe, En 1900, il ouvre un studio spécialisé dans le portrait des personnalités du mondes politiques et artistiques avec son frère Gaston (3 février 1881 à Paris 3e - 28 décembre 1967 à Paris 7e). De la Première Guerre mondiale jusqu'en 1944, il fait des reportages en tant que photographe officiel du gouvernement. De 1906 à 1938, « Henri Manuel travaille pour trente revues de mode et plus particulièrement pour La Femme de France (1922-1935), [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Peka? Jan Marhoul: román [The baker Jan Marhoul: a novel]

      Odeon, Prague 1929 - Octavo (19.8 x 13.7 cm). Original decorative wrappers by Karel Teige; 134, [3] pp. This copy unnumbered, but signed and inscribed by the author and Toyen to Vit?zslav Nezval. Very good or better; with very faint soil to wrappers. Third edition (but first illustrated) of the acclaimed novel by Vancura (1891-1942), an early member of the Devetsil avant-garde group and co-formulator of the Poetism movement. This edition was the first to feature the illustrations by Czech surrealist artist Toyen (Marie Cermínová, 1902-1980). An important, outstanding association copy, warmly inscribed by Vancura and Toyen to Vítezslav Nezval (1900-1958) in the year of publication, "for his passionate praise." Nezval was another leading light of Czech poetism and, later, surrealism, and an early member of Devetsil famous both for his energy as an organizer of the avant-garde and for his prolific output of highly lyrical and associative verse. Cover featured in Vloemans 2012 (no. 164). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Innocent Voyage [A High Wind in Jamaica]

      Harper, New York 1929 - Full red goatskin, top edge gilt, decorated turn-ins, marbled endpapers; a presentation binding. Inscribed by Hughes "To Isabel Paterson / With the warmest gratitude and the deepest respect from Richard Hughes / June 19, 1929".Hughes's biographer quotes Hughes as saying that the book got off to a very slow start, and that "It was taken up by just one or two critics, notably Isabel Peters [sic] and Burton Roscoe [sic] who plugged it for all they were worth, week after week. I was in New York myself at the time, and Harpers kept me in constant circulation, at lunches, cocktail parties and so on," - Richard Percival Graves, Richard Hughes: A Biography (London, 1994), p. 177. Paterson liked the book so much that she would go on to write the 17-page introduction to the Modern Library edition in 1932. From 1924 until 1949 Paterson was one of the most influential literary critics, whose daily book reviews for the New York Herald Tribune, could make or break a book. As well she wrote longer pieces for the Sunday Books section, but she was best known for her weekly column "Turns with a Bookworm," written under the initials "I.M.P.", which mixed literary anecdotes and reviews with her evolving conservative political views. A confirmed libertarian, she wrote nine novels, the most famous of which was The God of the Machine, published the same year (1943) as her friend Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead. Paterson and Rand were very close, with Paterson in the role of libertarian teacher. "If Rand ever had a mentor, it was Paterson," says her biographer, Stephen Cox.As "A High Wind in Jamaica," this story of a ship full of English children captured by pirates was filmed in 1965, directed by Alexander Mackendrick and starring Anthony Quinn and James Coburn. Martin Amis, then 16 years-old, had a part. First edition, published in the US in February 1929 and in Britain as A High Wind in Jamaica, in late September. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage au Congo suivi de Retour du Tchad

      - Nrf, Paris 1929, 25,5x33,5cm, broché. - edizione di lusso illustrato con 64 fotografie originali di Marc Allégret, uno dei 28 esemplari numerati in Giappone imperiale, edizione deluxe. Molto raro e bellissimo esemplare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] édition originale collective des deux voyages en Afrique d'André Gide parus successivement en 1927 et 1928, première et luxueuse édition illustrée de 64 photographies originales de Marc Allégret, tirées en sépia, et de quatre cartes, un des 28 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon impérial, tirage de tête. Quelques très discrètes restaurations au dos. Notre exemplaire comporte bien l'achevé d'imprimer de 1928 propre aux exemplaires de tout premier tirage sur Japon et qui sera corrigé dans les exemplaires sur Arches (Bibliographie des écrits d'André Gide, Arnold Naville). La grande qualité d'absorption de l'encre du papier Japon et son affinité avec la couleur en fait le support idéal pour les fameuses photographies de Marc Allégret héliogravées en sépia. Très rare exemplaire en tirage de tête de l'un des plus beaux et célèbres livres de voyage illustré du XXème.

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        Roux The Bandit (First Uk Edition In Jacket, With Advance Review Slip)

      London: Victor Gollancz, 1929. First UK Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine DJ. 1st Printing 128 Pp. Black Cloth, Spine Printed In Yellow. First Uk Edition, With Gollancz Review Slip For Oct. 7, 1929 Publication. Fine With Slight Browning To Endpapers, In Fine Yellow And Black Dj, Two Tiny Closed Tears At Bottom Edge Of Spine Panel, Unfaded And Unworn. "The Story Of A French Conscientious Objector Of 1914... Who Escapes Into The Mountains, Where He Lives For Over Three Years, Alone And Amid Terrible Privations. He Is Eventually Caught And Imprisoned, But Not Before He Has Become An Almost Supernatural Figure In The Eyes Of His Folk... It Is Based Upon An Actual Case Now Fast Becoming A Legend... Roux The Bandit, Though Essentially A Work Of Art And Not In Any Sense Propaganda, Embodies The Only Kind Of Pacifism Which In The End Can Prevail- The Pacifism That Knows That War Is Spiritually Wrong And Not Merely Wrong Because It Is Horrible" [From The Dj]. Chamson (1900 - 1983) Was A French Archivist, Novelist And Essayist. Chamson Was The Founder-Director Of The Journal Vendredi And A Museum Curator Before The Second World War. As An Activist In The Popular Front , He Founded In 1935 With Jean Guehenno And Andree Viollis The Weekly Friday. During The Spanish Civil War , He Joined The Side Of The Republicans . After The War He Was On The Editorial Board Of The Magazine Europe At The Time Of Its Revival In 1946; He Was A Curator At The Musée Du Petit Palais, And (From 1959 To 1971) Director Of The Archives De France. He Was President Of Pen International, The Worldwide Association Of Writers, From 1956 To 1959. He Was Elected To The Académie Française On 17 May 1956 By 18 Votes - Including Jules Romains, André Maurois And Georges Duhamel - To Succeed Ernest Seillière. In 1958, He Was Elected Mainteneur Of The Académie Des Jeux Floraux. A Protestant, Generous And Sociable In Both His Life And His Writing, He Set Most Of His Tales In The Cévennes, His Birthplace (Roux Le Bandit, 1925; Les Hommes De La Route, 1927; Le Crime Des Justes, 1928; L'auberge De L'abîme, 1933; La Neige Et La Fleur, 1951; La Tour De Constance, 1970). He Was The Father Of The Novelist Frédérique Hébrard.

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        SEVENTY-FIVE DRAWINGS. Signed copy.

      London: J. Saville, 1929.. FIRST EDITION 1929, LIMITED EDITION OF 220 COPIES, THIS COPY No. 171 SIGNED BY JACOB EPSTEIN. Oblong approximately 260 x 320 mm, 10 x 12½ inches, title page and 4 pages of introduction followed by seventy-five pencil and ink drawings of the female nude, bound in full vellum, title to spine and upper cover in black lettering, gilt top edge, other edges uncut. Very good copy, lacking slipcase. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Die verfluchten Hakenkreuzler. Etwas zum Nachdenken

      München, Eher 1929 [vermutlich 1. Auflage]. Broschüre, 15 cm, 24 Seiten. Frakturschrift. Rückdeckel mit Werbung für den Völkischen Beobachter in Sütterlin. Einband mit Lagerspuren und leichten Läsuren, ansonsten gut Klammern angerostet 1 Anstreichung mit Tinte ca. 4 Seiten Anstreichungen mit Blei unteres Eck durchgängig mit minimaler Läsur ansonsten gut.

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        Im Westen nichts Neues. [Signiertes Widmungsexemplar / Signed and Inscribed].

      Berlin, Propyläen Verlag 1929 - 626.-650. Tausend. 8°. 287 (2) Seiten. Hardcover - Moderne, dekorative Halblederausgabe mit Buntpapierbezug. Sehr guter Zustand mit wunderbarer Widmung von Remarque: "Für Vladimir Vissou - mit allen guten Wünschen. New York, 25.Februar 1940 - Erich Maria Remarque". Widmungsexemplare von Remarque sind von grosser Seltenheit. / Remarque signed and inscribed this later edition of his masterpiece in his exile in New York. Signed and inscribed books by Remarque are extremly scarce.

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        The Innocent Voyage [A High Wind in Jamaica]

      New York: Harper, 1929. Full red goatskin, top edge gilt, decorated turn-ins, marbled endpapers; a presentation binding. Inscribed by Hughes "To Isabel Paterson / With the warmest gratitude and the deepest respect from Richard Hughes / June 19, 1929". Hughes's biographer quotes Hughes as saying that the book got off to a very slow start, and that "It was taken up by just one or two critics, notably Isabel Peters [sic] and Burton Roscoe [sic] who plugged it for all they were worth, week after week. I was in New York myself at the time, and Harpers kept me in constant circulation, at lunches, cocktail parties and so on," - Richard Percival Graves, Richard Hughes: A Biography (London, 1994), p. 177. Paterson liked the book so much that she would go on to write the 17-page introduction to the Modern Library edition in 1932. From 1924 until 1949 Paterson was one of the most influential literary critics, whose daily book reviews for the New York Herald Tribune, could make or break a book. As well she wrote longer pieces for the Sunday Books section, but she was best known for her weekly column "Turns with a Bookworm," written under the initials "I.M.P.", which mixed literary anecdotes and reviews with her evolving conservative political views. A confirmed libertarian, she wrote nine novels, the most famous of which was The God of the Machine, published the same year (1943) as her friend Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead. Paterson and Rand were very close, with Paterson in the role of libertarian teacher. "If Rand ever had a mentor, it was Paterson," says her biographer, Stephen Cox. As "A High Wind in Jamaica," this story of a ship full of English children captured by pirates was filmed in 1965, directed by Alexander Mackendrick and starring Anthony Quinn and James Coburn. Martin Amis, then 16 years-old, had a part.

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        Répertoire du Goût Moderne. Nº 2. André Lurçat. Maurice Matet. J. Ch. Moreux. Charlotte Perriand. J. J. Adnet, etc.

      Éditions Albert Lévy, Paris 1929 - 1st. ed. 25x33. 4 leaves of text, 40 loose hand coloured (au pouchoir) plates of art deco furniture, carpets, tableware, bindings etc. Publisher's printed folder, with ties. Also includes carpets by Elise Djo-Bourgeois, Adnet and Da Silva Bruhns, bindings by Pierre Legrain, Rose Adler and Adnet, etc. Some minimal marking on the covers; text and plates very clean. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 4 Euros.

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        NOTICIAS GENERALES HISTORICAS SOBRE LA ISLA DEL HIERRO. Una De Las Canarias.

      Imprenta Curbelo. 407 Paginas + Ilustraciones., San Cristobal De La Laguna. 1929 - En realidad edicion de autor. Size: 4ª.ilustrado [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Fleurs de marécage. Poèmes de J. Slauerhoff. Précédés d'une lettre de Franz Hellens.

      [Chaumont-Gistoux, E. du Perron, 1929]. Verguld halfperkament met platten van grijs Roma (Binderij Phoenix). Gedrukt in een oplage van slechts 30 exemplaren. 32 p. [2e druk].* Door Du Perron verzorgde heruitgave van deze Franstalige gedichten van Slauerhoff. De eerste druk verscheen eerder in hetzelfde jaar bij Stols in een oplage van 75 exemplaren. Niet in de KB. Batten/ Stols 83 (jaartal: '1928'). Storm 11.

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        The Mysterious Affair at Styles. A Detective Story.

      London: John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited, 1929 - Octavo. Original red boards, titles and decorative design to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Lightly rubbed at extremities, endpapers spotted, contents tanned. An excellent copy in the rubbed, creased, and nicked jacket. An attractive 1920s reprint in the fantastic dust jacket.

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        Look Homeward, Angel

      Charles Scribner's Sons New York 1929 - First Edition, Second Issue dustjacket. Author's first book. The boarding house run by Eugene Gant's mother, based on one run by Wolfe's mother, has been called "the most famous boardinghouse in American fiction." Almost Near Fine, tiny nick to cloth at mid rear cover, in Very Good dustjacket, nicked at spine ends and flap corners, few short closed tears, number 96 in pencil at front panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bullarium Franciscanum continens constitutiones epistolas diplomata romanorum pontificum Eugenii IV et Nicolai V / Calixti III, PII II et Pauli II / Sixti IV, ad tres ordines S. P. N. Francisci Spectantia. / Bullas Brevia Supplicationes... Innocentii VIII... Nova Series. Tomus I-IV (5 volumes).

      Ad Claras Aquas (Quaracchi), Ex Typographia Collegii S. Bonaventurae, 1929 - 1990. 4 volumes in 5 bindings. lviii,978,ii pp., lviii,916 pp., lxvi,1100 pp., 528 pp., 529-1128,iv pp.; 34 x 24 cm. Text in Latin. - (not uniformly bound, 2 pages of vol. 3 loose, convent library stamps and markings) Although very good, see picture.

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        The Storm of Steel. From the Diary of a German Storm-Troop Officer on the Western Front. - [Emotionally inscribed by Chapman, who voices his disgust at Ernst Juenger's account of World War One. / Comes with Storm of Steel, Folio Society edition, London, 2012].

      London: Chatto & Windus. First English Language Edition.. Inscribed by Guy Chapman on the front free endpaper: 'The author is a most gifted liar...the usual bloody Boche'. / Small Exlibris / Bookplate 'Guy Chapman, Savile Club, London'. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.. First English Language Edition. London, Chatto & Windus, 1929. 14,5 cm x 20 cm. XIII, 319 pages. Original Hardcover. Red cloth with gilt lettering and ornaments to spine. Inscribed by Guy Chapman on the front free endpaper: 'The author is a most gifted liar...the usual bloody Boche'. / Small Exlibris / Bookplate 'Guy Chapman, Savile Club, London'. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Storm of Steel (in German: In Stahlgewittern) is the memoir of German officer Ernst Jünger's experiences on the Western Front during the First World War. It was originally printed privately in 1920, making it one of the first personal accounts to be published. The book is a graphic account of trench warfare. It was largely devoid of editorialization when first published, but was heavily revised several times. Storm of Steel begins with Jünger as a private entering the line with the 73rd Hanoverian Regiment in Champagne. His first taste of combat came at Les Éparges in April 1915 where he was first wounded. After recuperating, he took an officer's course and achieved the rank of Leutnant. He rejoined his regiment on the Arras sector. In 1916, with the Battle of the Somme underway, Jünger's regiment moved to Combles in August for the defence of the village of Guillemont. Here Jünger was wounded again, and fortunately absent shortly before the final British assault which captured the village — his platoon was annihilated. In 1917 Jünger saw action during the Battle of Arras in April, the Third Battle of Ypres in July and October, and the German counter-attack during the Battle of Cambrai in November. Jünger led a company of assault troops during the final German Spring Offensive, 21 March 1918 when he was wounded again. On 23 August he suffered his most severe wound when he was shot through the chest. In total, Jünger was wounded 14 times during the war, including five bullet wounds. He was awarded the Iron Cross 1st Class and was the youngest ever recipient of the Pour le Mérite. (Wikipedia) Ernst Jünger (29 March 1895 – 17 February 1998) was a highly decorated German soldier, author, and entomologist who became famous for his World War I memoir Storm of Steel. The son of a successful businessman and chemist, Jünger rebelled against an affluent upbringing and sought adventure in the Wandervogel, before running away to briefly serve in the French Foreign Legion, an illegal act. Because he escaped prosecution in Germany due to his father's efforts, Jünger was able to enlist on the outbreak of war. During an ill-fated German offensive in 1918 Jünger's World War I career ended with the last and most serious of his many woundings, and he was awarded the Pour le Mérite, a rare decoration for one of his rank. In the aftermath of World War II Jünger was treated with some suspicion as a possible fellow traveler of the Nazis. By the latter stages of the Cold War his unorthodox writings about the impact of materialism in modern society were widely seen as conservative rather than radical nationalist, and his philosophical works came to be highly regarded in mainstream German circles. Jünger ended his extremely long life as an honoured establishment figure, although critics continued to charge him with the glorification of war as a transcending experience. (Wikipedia) Major Guy Patterson Chapman OBE MC (September 1889 – June 1972) was a British historian and author. He was educated at Westminster School, Christ Church, Oxford and the London School of Economics. He married Margaret Storm Jameson in 1926. Chapman served in the Royal Fusiliers, 1914–20, particularly in France and Belgium, 1915–18. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 1919 New Year Honours. He was awarded the Military Cross in December 1919: For conspicuous gallantry and leadership near Ghissignies, on 4th November, 1918. When the battalion was going through Gihissignies in support of the attack, information was received that the left company of the leading battalion had been held up. Under heavy shell fire he went forward to reconnoitre, and found that the supporting battalion appeared likely to become prematurely involved in the fighting. By his energy and initiative in taking command of the situation this was prevented. He also served in World War Two. He was engaged in book publishing, 1920–40, and was Professor of Modern History, University of Leeds, 1945–53, and visiting Professor, University of Pittsburgh, 1948–49." (Wikipedia)

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        La ligne d'ombre

      Nrf 1929 - - Nrf, Paris 1929, 16,5x21,5cm, broché. - Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 109 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé pur fil Lafuma-Navarre et réimposés dans le format in-quarto tellière, tirage de tête. Dos comportant d'infimes piqûres sans gravité, agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition of the French translation, one of 109 numbered copies on vergé pur fil Lafuma-Navarre re-imposed in Tellière quarto format, tirage de tête. Spine with tiny stains, not serious, a good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Look Homeward, Angel

      1929. First Edition . Signed. WOLFE, Thomas. Look Homeward, Angel. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Octavo, original navy cloth, original dust jacket. Housed in custom clamshell box. $16,500.First edition, first issue, of WolfeÂ’s first and most important novel, a very scarce presentation copy inscribed by him to poet Helen Trafford Moore, a longtime family friend, ""For Helen T. Moore—with friendship, from her friend, Tom Wolfe, Aug 31, 1937,"" in rarely found first-state dust jacket.""Here is a novel of the sort one is too seldom privileged to welcome. It is a book of great drive and vigor, of profound originality, of rich and variant colorÂ… Wolfe has a great gift—the ability to find in simple events and in humble, unpromising lives the whole meaning and poetry of human existence"" (NYT Book Review, October 27, 1929). First issue, with lower case ""g"" on page 308, line 26, and missing ""t"" in ""stationed"" on page 506, line 23. Rare first-state dust jacket, with photograph of Wolfe on rear panel. Only 3500 copies of the first printing were issued with the first state dust jacket. Johnston A.2.1.a. Bruccoli & Clark, 417. Hart, 447. Recipient Helen Trafford Moore was a published poet, ""an old friend of the Wolfe family in Asheville,"" and a correspondent of Wolfe's (Nowell, 421-22). Occasional lightly penciled marginalia.Text fine, inner paper hinges expertly reinforced; light edge-wear to colorful dust jacket. A very scarce near-fine inscribed presentation copy.

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        The Storm of Steel. From the Diary of a German Storm-Troop Officer on the Western Front. - [Emotionally inscribed by Chapman, who voices his disgust at Ernst Juenger's account of World War One. / Comes with Storm of Steel, Folio Society edition, London, 2012].

      London, Chatto & Windus 1929 - First English Language Edition. 14,5 cm x 20 cm. XIII, 319 pages. Original Hardcover. Red cloth with gilt lettering and ornaments to spine. Inscribed by Guy Chapman on the front free endpaper: 'The author is a most gifted liar.the usual bloody Boche'. / Small Exlibris / Bookplate 'Guy Chapman, Savile Club, London'. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Storm of Steel (in German: In Stahlgewittern) is the memoir of German officer Ernst Jünger's experiences on the Western Front during the First World War. It was originally printed privately in 1920, making it one of the first personal accounts to be published. The book is a graphic account of trench warfare. It was largely devoid of editorialization when first published, but was heavily revised several times. Storm of Steel begins with Jünger as a private entering the line with the 73rd Hanoverian Regiment in Champagne. His first taste of combat came at Les Éparges in April 1915 where he was first wounded. After recuperating, he took an officer's course and achieved the rank of Leutnant. He rejoined his regiment on the Arras sector. In 1916, with the Battle of the Somme underway, Jünger's regiment moved to Combles in August for the defence of the village of Guillemont. Here Jünger was wounded again, and fortunately absent shortly before the final British assault which captured the village — his platoon was annihilated. In 1917 Jünger saw action during the Battle of Arras in April, the Third Battle of Ypres in July and October, and the German counter-attack during the Battle of Cambrai in November. Jünger led a company of assault troops during the final German Spring Offensive, 21 March 1918 when he was wounded again. On 23 August he suffered his most severe wound when he was shot through the chest. In total, Jünger was wounded 14 times during the war, including five bullet wounds. He was awarded the Iron Cross 1st Class and was the youngest ever recipient of the Pour le Mérite. (Wikipedia) Ernst Jünger (29 March 1895 – 17 February 1998) was a highly decorated German soldier, author, and entomologist who became famous for his World War I memoir Storm of Steel. The son of a successful businessman and chemist, Jünger rebelled against an affluent upbringing and sought adventure in the Wandervogel, before running away to briefly serve in the French Foreign Legion, an illegal act. Because he escaped prosecution in Germany due to his father's efforts, Jünger was able to enlist on the outbreak of war. During an ill-fated German offensive in 1918 Jünger's World War I career ended with the last and most serious of his many woundings, and he was awarded the Pour le Mérite, a rare decoration for one of his rank. In the aftermath of World War II Jünger was treated with some suspicion as a possible fellow traveler of the Nazis. By the latter stages of the Cold War his unorthodox writings about the impact of materialism in modern society were widely seen as conservative rather than radical nationalist, and his philosophical works came to be highly regarded in mainstream German circles. Jünger ended his extremely long life as an honoured establishment figure, although critics continued to charge him with the glorification of war as a transcending experience. (Wikipedia) Major Guy Patterson Chapman OBE MC (September 1889 – June 1972) was a British historian and author. He was educated at Westminster School, Christ Church, Oxford and the London School of Economics. He married Margaret Storm Jameson in 1926. Chapman served in the Royal Fusiliers, 1914–20, particularly in France and Belgium, 1915–18. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 1919 New Year Honours. He was awarded the Military Cross in December 1919: For conspicuous gallantry and leadership near Ghissignies, on 4th November, 1918. When the battalion was going through Gihissignies in support of the attack, information was received that the left company of the leading battalion had been

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