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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 –22,5 x 27,5 cm.–, 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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        ALBANIA / GEOLOGY Ð ORIGINAL PUBLISHERÕS PROOF: GEOLOGISCHE KARTE VON NORDALBANIEN AUFGENOMMEN VON DR. FRANZ BARON NOPCSA 1905 Ð 1916.

      Budapest: Magyar çllami Fšldtani IntŽzet [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 Fšldtani IntŽzet (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 Fšldtani IntŽzet, 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 ÔFarbenerklŠrung [Explanation of Colours] (Sediment)Õ notes 13 sedimentary zones; while the ÔFarbenerklŠrung (Eruptiva)Õ notes 6 zones created by volcanic activity, plus noting the red lines that demarcates tectonic faults. The ÔZeichenklŠrungÕ (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 ÔHŠufigere 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‡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

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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.

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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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        Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses from the collection of William Woodward.

      New York Privately Printed Ernest R. Gee. One of 300 copies designed and printed by Eugene V. Connett at The Derrydale Press 1929 - 4to.(32 x 24 cm.) pp. vii+297. Bound as issued by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full burgundy calf. 68 engraved plates and 3 charts. Binding slightly stained and scuffed, but generally very good Inscribed "To / H.R. Miller /with appreciation /of his /appreciation of the /interest of /sporting paintings /William Woodward"

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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

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        The THOROUGHBRED MARES’ 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” 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]

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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’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.

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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.

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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]

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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.

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        FRONTESPIZIO (IL).

      1929. Collezione completa che comprende il primo numero (26 maggio 1929) uscito come supplemento del Catalogo generale della L.E.F. e le 12 annate complete in fascicoli sciolti in buono stato di conservazione (uno strappo al n. 1 dell'a. I). La rivista, diretta da E. Lucatello, nasce nel 1929 come rassegna bibliografica della Libreria Editrice Fiorentina; dal giugno 1930 viene stampata da Vallecchi ed avrà come direttori Piero Bargellini e Barna Occhini. Tra i suoi collaboratori vi furono A. Soffici, G. Papini, C. Bo, M. Luzi.

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        The Black Camel: A Charlie Chan Mystery

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1929. 312 pages. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's grey cloth with red lettering to spine and cover in original jacket.Inscribed on second front end-paper. First edition in second state jacket.Earl Derr Biggers is remembered primarily for his novels, especially those featuring the fictional Chinese American detective Charlie Chan, from which popular films were made in the United States and China. Derr Biggers was born in Warren, Ohio, and graduated from Harvard University in 1907. He worked as a journalist for The Plain Dealer before turning to fiction. His novel Seven Keys to Baldpate was popular in 1913, and George M. Cohan quickly adapted the novel as a hit Broadway stage play of the same name. Cohan starred in the 1917 film version, one of seven film versions of the play, and a 1935 revival. More than 10 years after Baldpate, Derr Biggers had even greater success with his series of Charlie Chan detective novels. The popularity of Charlie Chan extended even to China, where audiences in Shanghai appreciated the Hollywood films. Chinese companies made films starring this fictional character. Derr Biggers publicly acknowledged the real-life detective Chang Apana as the inspiration for the character of Charlie Chan in his letter to the Honolulu Advertiser of June 28, 1932.The Black Camel (1929) is the fourth of the Charlie Chan novels by Earl Derr Biggers. It tells the story of a Hollywood star (Shelah Fane), who is stopping in Hawaii after she finished shooting a film on location in Tahiti. She is murdered in the pavilion of her rental house in Waikiki during her stay. The story behind her murder is linked with the three-year-old murder of another Hollywood actor and also connected with an enigmatic psychic named Tarneverro. Chan, in his position as a detective with the Honolulu Police Department, "investigates amid public clamor demanding that the murderer be found and punished immediately. "Death is a black camel that kneels unbidden at every gate. Tonight black camel has knelt here", Chan tells the suspects. It was adapted into a film of the same name based on the book and released in 1931. This was the second of a series of sixteen Chan films to feature Warner Oland as the sleuth.Condition:Points gently rubbed, spine slightly darkened, previous owner's name on half title, inscribed on second front end paper. Jacket spine head chipped with a quarter inch loss, edge wear with some chips and closed tears, spine sunned, hinges and fold over edges rubbed, price clipped, corners chipped else a very good copy in about a good to very good jacket.

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        Courrier sud

      Nrf.  First edition, one of 697 numbered copies on pur fil, the only large paper copies after 109 re-imposed.Scattered foxing mostly to endpapers, printed ex libris stamp to head of final endpaper.  Nrf Paris 1929 12x19cm broché

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        De nos oiseaux

      First edition on ordinary paperHandsome autograph inscription from Tristan Tzara to, firstly, Paul Eluard : "à Paul Eluard. Tristan Tzara. Juillet 1929" which Tristan Tzara deleted and wrote, secondly, an autograph inscription, signed and dated, to René Char : " A René Char avec toute l'amitié grande de Tristan Tzara" enriched with a little drawing enrichi of a hand indicating his name.Illustrated with 10 drawings by Hans Arp.A fine copy with a moving provenance.  Kra Paris 1929 13x19cm broché

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        THE FAIRY CARAVAN By Beatrix Potter Author of the Famous Peter Rabbit Books.

      The Autograph edition, with a special limitation leaf, tipped in between the title-page and the dedication page, stating that the book is limited to one hundred copies, none of which will be offered for sale. This copy is number 72. It is presented with the compliments of the author. There follows the signature, in full, of Beatrix Potter. 225 pages. Illustrated with 6 full-page colour plates and numerous line drawings, many full-page. Original green cloth with mounted full-colour pictorial pastedown to the upper panel. Original pictorial dust-wrapper. Contained in a modern folding cloth box. Front inner joint repaired; else a fine copy in a near fine wrapper. Rare. The last copy sold at auction was the Frohnsdorf copy, which reached $9,000. 00., at Christies East in 1997.

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        Louis D. Brandeis, A Biographical Sketch, With Special Reference to his Contributions to Jewish and Zionist History. With Full Text of His Addresses Delivered from 1912-1924

      Bloch Publishing Company. Seemingly Brandeis's personal copy of the biography by Jacob De Haas, the person responsible for Brandeis' conversion to Zionism, of whom it has been said that (possibly excepting President Wilson) "no man changed [Brandeis'] life so significantly". Original cloth, a very good copy in a somewhat chipped dustjacket; with Brandeis's signature ("Louis D Brandeis") at the upper right hand of the title. Bloch Publishing Company, New York, 1929.

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        die bunte lampe. alte und neue gedichte. // rede der kindesmörderin vor dem weltgericht. widmungsexemplar, signiert!

      2 werke von paul leppin in ein buch gebunden. die bunte lampe: mit eigenhändiger widmung des autors am vorsatzblatt: "Herrn Paul Porges in guter Erinnerung an gemeinsame Jugend. Prag, im Oktober 1929. Paul Leppin" die kindesmörderin vor dem weltgericht: mit eigenhändiger widmung des autors am vorsatzblatt: "für Herrn Paul Porges. Prag, im Oktober 1929. Paul Leppin" papp-einband an den kanten berieben, seiten papierbedingt gebräunt.

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        The Works of Shakespeare. The text of the First Folio with Quarto variants and a selection of modern readings.

      London: Nonesuch Press, 1929. Seven volumes, octavo, top-edges gilded 'on the rough' and others uncut; publisher's full tan niger morocco by A. W. Bain, with raised bands and gilt spine lettering. A splendid set: a benchmark for modern editions of Shakespeare and the 'chef d'oeuvre' for the famous Nonesuch Press. Edited by Herbert Farjeon, this set offers a fine combination of scholarly collation of the quarto variants against the first folio, with a beautiful physical design of both typography and binding. The overall design was by Francis Meynell; the text was printed at the Cambridge University Press, in Monotype Fournier with freshly-cut initials specifically made for this edition, and the bindings were prepared by A.W. Bain in London. The set was limited to 1600 copies."You have created a most marvellous pleasure", T. E. Lawrence wrote to his friend David Garnett. "I have handled it ever so many times, and read The Tempest right through. It satisfies. It is final, like the Kelmscott Chaucer or the Ashendene Virgil."This would appear to be an early set: rather than being numbered, it is embossed with the Nonesuch stamp 'This Book is Out of Series - For Review'. Some staining and discolouration of the leather, a good sound set.

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        The Works of Shakespeare: The Text of the First Folio with Quarto Variants and a Selection of Modern Readings.

      New York, NY: Random House [Nonesuch Press], 1929. FINE PRIVATE PRESS EDITION. 7 volumes. Large Octavo, pp.xii; 592; pp.iv; 648; pp.iv; 850; pp.iv; 778; pp.iv; 804; pp.iv; 518; pp.iv; 568. Number 182 of 550 copies printed for the American market. 1050 copies printed for the UK. In a contemporary binding of tan full morocco with raised bands and gilt titles to spines. Top edges formerly gilt; all others untrimmed. Small black ink stamp of Joyce and Gene Gressley to front free end-paper of each volume. Some light external wear, otherwise a very good set.

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        PEGASO (direttore Ugo Ojetti) 1929-1933 tutto il pubblicato In 54 fascicoli sciolti dal gennaio 1929 al giugno 1933., Firenze, Le Monnier, 1929

      1929. 8o, , br. bs., pp. 100-130 per fascicolo. Editore iniziale Le Monnier, poi Treves-Treccani.-Tuminelli. Importante rivista culturale mensile (letteratura ed arte) cui collaborarono, con numerosi scritti originali, tanti tra i migliori autori dell'epoca (ed alcuni non erano affatto graditi al regime), quali Alvaro, Angioletti, Bacchelli, Calzini, Cecchi, Comisso, Malaparte, Montale, Moretti Marino (L'Andreana), Palazzeschi (con un preoriginale di "stampa dell' 800 ", Papini, Pea, Piovene, Pirandello ("Questa sera si recita a soggetto" sul fasc. 4 del 1929 in prima edizione), Prezzolini, Sapegno, Vittorini, ecc. ecc. Nel 1933 cessò le pubblicazioni per fare posto a PAN, altra importante rivista ancora diretta da Ugo Ojetti. La collezione completa è composta da 54 fascicoli sciolti (anni I-IV) Dal gennaio 1929 al giugno 1933 e viene offerta a

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        Rose des vents

      First edition, one of 1000 numbered copies on alfa paper, the only printing with 9 on Japan paper and 31 on Hollande paper.Surprising autograph inscription dated and signed by Philippe soupault " A Laurent Tailhade en témoignage de mon admiration."With 4 drawings by Marc Chagall.Two tears glued to head and foot of a joint, spine and covers slightly and marginally sunned as usual. Au sans pareil Paris 1929 13x19,5cm broché

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        Lady Chatterley's Lover.

      Florence: Privately printed [Edward Titus], 1929. Second authorized edition: the Author's Unabridged Popular Edition. Octavo, pp.365. Bound in original brown paper wrappers printed in black, with Phoenix design to front cover, white label to spine, price "60Frs" to upper right and "LeCram Press-Paris" printed on back cover. One of 3000 copies printed; the novel was initially published in an edition of 1,000 copies by the Orioli Press, Florence (1928), and was almost immediately pirated by at least four different publishers. Lawrence had always intended to release a cheap version, and hoped that this official cheaper edition would discourage piracies. He struck a deal with Edward Titus and wrote a new introduction regarding the pirated printings entitled 'My Skirmish with Jolly Roger'.Fragile covers with some wear, a few tears to joints, some small chips to spine ends, title label intact, some edge-chipping. Overall a decent copy of this notoriously fragile book, seldom seen in such condition. Housed in a bespoke black morocco-spined clamshell box with felt lining. An uncommon survival.

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        L'art cubiste

      First edition, one of numbered copies.Illustrated with 48 plates hors texte, of which 12 in stencil).Endpapers slightly and faded all over, not serious, a good copy.  Charles Moreau Paris 1929 21x27,5cm broché

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

      Berlin, Neuer Deutscher Verlag, [] 1929 - Gr.8°, 231 S., zahlr. Abb. (tlw. a. Taf.), 2 Bl. Anzeigen, OLwd. m. montierten, tlw. farb. Deckelbildern, gelber Kopfschnitt, Lwd. über Rücken etw. ausgeblichen, die auf dem Vorderdeckel montierte Abbildung des Kopfes im rechten Auge etw. verfalzt (daher mit kleiner Illustrationslücke), hint. Seitenkante tlw. etw. fleckig, Papier min. gebräunt; allg. gutes Ex. 31. - 50. Tausend. 1100 gr. Schlagworte: Erstausgaben deutscher LiteraturHeartfield [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Brook Kerith. A Syrian Story.

      London: William Heinemann, 1929. Tall octavo, signed and numbered from a limited edition of 375, with twelve engravings (including frontispiece) unopened; in full vellum binding, gilt, bookplate. A very good copy of George Moore's decorative retelling of the Gospel story. Published by Heinemann, a private press from Covent Garden established in 1890. Heinemann, in its early history were recognised for their many decorative and ornately published translations of classics.This edition is known for the twelve beautiful engravings by Stephen Gooden who also illustrated an edition of Aesop's Fables.This is a limited and numbered edition of 375 copies, this copy is 317. The copy is also signed by George Moore and Stephen Gooden. A crisp copy, very good.

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        Outpost of the Lost: An Arctic Adventure -- Signed and inscribed by Brainard on the Half-title page.

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill 1929 - Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1929. 1st Edition stated. 8vo — 21.2 cm. 317 pp. Publisher’s dark green cloth with mustard-yellow colored title lettering on cover and spine. Cartographic end leaves front and rear. A Very Good + copy inside and out -- complete. Signed, inscribed and dated in the year of publication by Brainard on he half-title page. Arctic Bibliography 2071 This book consists of the private journals of Sgt. Brainard on polar exploration in 1888, one of the six survivors of the ill-fated Greely expedition. The U.S. International Polar Year Expedition of 1881-4, aka Lady Franklin Bay Expedition, led by Army Lieutenant Adolphus Greely, reached Lady Franklin Bay in August 1881 and established a scientific research station. Although Greely was without previous Arctic experience, he and his party performed notable feats of exploration; many unknown miles along the coast of NW Greenland were added to the map, Ellesmere Island was crossed from east to west, and Second Lieutenant James B. Lockwood achieved a new northern record of 83°24'. The expedition ultimately had tragic results. Their fatal mistake was in plunging into the extremely dangerous ice of Smith Sound, without having established, at the mouth of that sound, a depot of provisions and a house upon which they could fall back in case of disaster. The failure of supply ships to reach the expedition in the next 2 years forced Greely to abandon the station and retreat to Cape Sabine. Relief ships were sent over the next 2 years, but failed to reach Greely's party encamped at Cape Sabine, the 'Proteus' being a store ship bringing much needed supplies who was sunk by ice en route. Finally, the third relief vessel arrived in 1884, all but Greely and six others had perished from starvation, drowning, or exposure. The survivors were near death, and one died on the homeward journey. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'Agent de Police Jour

      First edition of the French translation, one of 10 numbered copies on Madagascar, deluxe edition. Very nice copy. Henri Jonquières Paris 1929 12x19cm broché

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        Ulysse

      La maison des amis des livres 1929 - - La maison des amis des livres, Paris 1929, 18x23,5cm, broché. - Edition originale de la traduction française entièrement revue par Valéry Larbaud, un des 1045 ex numérotés sur alfa. Dos légèrement insolé, sinon bel exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        COCKTAILS DE PARIS.

      Paris: Editions Demangel August 14 1929 - Large 8¡. [80] uncut text pages with illustrations within text, original red, black and white wrappers. Housed within custom hand-painted covers. (Very Good, minor periferal wear, gold book-plate). A legendary cocktail book, written by a French entertainer Georges Gabriel Thenon Ð Rip, and illustrated by poster designer Paul Colin. Housed in a highly decorative, hand-made Art-Deco covers, made for a Berlin based fan maker and a Royal warrant of appointment Heinrich Nicolaus van Santen. This classy, richly illustrated book on cocktails was written by Georges Gabriel Thenon Ð Rip, a French bon viveur, singer and author of revues, written between the beginning of the 20th century until his death. The book was illustrated by Paul Colin, one of France's greatest poster artists. He was made famous in 1925 by his poster for the Revue Ngre, which helped to launch the career of Josephine Baker. The most fascinating part of this book are custom-made gold and hand-painted covers, decorated with Art-Deco gastronomy motives and quodlibet verso. As indicated by a gold plate-mark on the first page, the book belonged to a high-end fan maker from Berlin, who was a Royal warrant of appointment to the King of Saxony. Unnumbered example.

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        The Seven Dials Mystery

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1929. First. hardcover. very good(-)/very good(+). 8vo, orange cloth, all-over light dust soil, spine & back cover lightly spotted, bookplate. Very good dust wrapper, with art deco design, splitting at one fold. New York: Dodd Mead, (1929). First American Edition. Published the same year as the English edition.

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        The Autobiography Of Calvin Coolidge.

      Cosmopolitan Book Corporation - LTD EDITION SIGNED BY CALVIN COOLIDGE. Number 972/1000. Very good overall condition with a tight binding and clean pages. Minimal wear to board corners and contains previous owners personalized stamp inside front cover. Copyright 1929. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Entre terre et mer

      - Nrf, Paris 1929, 16,5x21,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione della traduzione francese, una delle 109 copie numerate sul filo puro Lafuma posato Navarra e reintrodotto nel quarto carta protocollo, edizione deluxe. Torna un po 'insolated, bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] 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 légèrement insolé, agréable exemplaire.

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        AMICA, rivista mensile illustrata per la donna e per la casa - 1929-1940 ANNI I- XII TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO -, Roma, Soc. Italiana Commercio Calze, 1929

      1929. Siamo in presenza di una ricercata rivista che ha tracciato in pratica la storia della MODA ITALIANA incidendo sul costume nel periodo più brillante del fascismo appena priima dell'entrata in guerra. In un paio di bibliografie abbiamo rilevato notizie sulla uscita della rivista anche nel 1941, ma poi in pratica neppure sul sito OPAC ed in altri noti portali non ne abbiamo trovato traccia, Ogni annata è composta da 12 numeri (formato 23 x 29) pagine 60-90 cadauno. Tutte le copertine sono molto belle e opera dei maggiori illustratori di quegli anni. La rivista si rivolge al pubblico femminile con BRILLANTE PUBBLICITA' DEL SETTORE, numerose fotografie di DONNE E MODELLE CON ABITI ELEGANTI, modelli di ogni tipo e forma, economia domestica, racconti roimantici, ma anche scritti impegnati ed importantI con autori come MUNARI, LUCILLA ANTONELLI, MILANESI, ANGUISOLA , RAFFAELE CARRIERI, eccetera eccetera,) e traccia il PROFILO DELLA "DONNA FASCISTA MODERNA ED EMANCIPATA". Le rilegature delle dodici annate sono in piena pelle a sbalzi con i titoli in rilievo e sono in condizioni positive pur con qualche ferita, salvo due (1934 e 1938) che hanno biosogno di restauri. Queste rilegature "ostentate" sono una prova che probabilmente la collezione possa essere appartenuta alla famiglia di un GERARCA. Vanno infine citati alcuni artisti autori delle stupende copertine che elenchiamo in ordine sparso SCHIPANI (futurista), MATELDI, TITINA, FONTANA, SANTAMBROGIO (numerose). DAL FORNO, ALESSI, GRUAU, BRUNETTA, DAMIANI, MAROTTA, SPAVENTA FILIPPI, e tantissimi altri. Suil sito www.ferraguti.it si puo' osservare una foto dell'insieme ma a richiesta possiamo fornire ulteriori informazioni. I direttori lungo gli anni LUIGI SANTAGOSTINO e CARLO POLONI. La rara collezione viene offerta a

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        Relations and Complications

      John Lane The Bodley Head, 1929. Hardcover. Good. 1929. First Edition. 249 pages. No dust jacket. Signed by the author. Black cloth boards. Signed in a presentation signature 'To Joseph Nabarro With kindest thoughts from the authoress, Glds..(sic) Sarawak. ' and dated 1929. Some spotting to the prelims and the page ends, the rest of the text remains neat and clean. A firm binding. On front pastedown is the bookplate of the 'David Nabarro', relative of the man the book is signed to. Some wear to spine ends, minor loss to top of spine. A few light marks and soft rubbing to other edges. A solid copy of the thoughts of this fascinating woman.

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        Romans et Contes. Jean le Bleu. Regain. Colline. Naissance de l?Odyssée. Un de Baumugnes. Provence. 6 vol.

      Paris, Grasset, La Belle Edition 1929 - -1932. 8°. 6 Bde. Mit Illustrationen von Raoul Serres, André Collet und Jacques Thevenet. Orig.-Broschur in Orig.-Pappband / hardcover.-Mappe. In Orig.-Pappband / hardcover.-Schubern. Nr. 52 von 90 Exemplaren sur vélin teinté pur fil du Marais mit jeweils einer Extra-Suite der Illustrationen in Schwarz sur Lana. Unaufgeschnitten. Non coupé. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Fine condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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