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        La Princesse de Clèves ( illus. Etienne DRIAN )

      Devambez, Paris 1929 - Paris. Editions d'Art Devambez, 1929. In-4. 198pp. Illustré de 20 eaux-fortes de Etienne Drian, dont 12 hors-texte. Tirage à 180 exemplaires - celui-ci porte le numéro 136. En feuilles sous couverture imprimée rempliée, chemise et étui avec dessin argenté. Petites déchirures aux bords de la chemise. Quelques rousseurs sans gravité aux pages de garde et à la page de titre. Intérieur en bon état.

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        Set of six Offprintes by Ross G. Harrison from the Library of Johannes Holtfreter

      Various. PAMPHLET. Reprinted from various publishers, 1929-1940. With ownership stamp of Johannes Holtfreter. First separate edition. Offprint. Original Wrappers. * . Very Good. 1929.

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        Blind Fireworks.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1929 - Octavo. Original white cloth, green spine label printed in black. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, cloth slightly foxed, contents toned; an excellent copy in the toned and slightly soiled jacket with some nicks and minor chip to extremities. First edition, first impression, first issue, with the white cloth binding (the second issue was bound in black cloth) not noted in Armitage & Clark. One of 1,000 copies printed, this was the author's first poetry collection, written while he was still a student at Oxford. Armitage & Clark A1; Hayward 342. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        GEORGE BARBIER. Précédée d une lettre en vers par Henri de Régnier. Portrait par Charles Martin.

      Paris Henri Babou, éditeur 1929 - in-octavo (20 x 27 cm), (4)-47-(2) pp., 11 planches hors-texte, dont 7 en couleurs, 18 dessins dans le texte, dont 7 en couleurs, broché, sous chemise cartonnée Collection les Artistes du Livre, dixième volumeTiré à 700 exemplaires numérotéUn des 50 exemplaires, numéroté 43, sur papier du Japon, contenant une gravure originale inédite de George BarbierLa planche Les Vies imaginaires manqueTrès bon état (léger manque de pa [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Deux lettres de Georges Bataille sur le lancement de la revue Documents.

      - 2 lettres autographes signées 5 In-8 janvier - avril 1929 En-têtes de la Bibliothèque Nationale. bon Lettres de Georges Bataille écrite au moment du lancement du premier numéro de la revue Documents, qu'il crée avec Georges-Henri Rivière, et qui n'eut qu'une existence éphémère (15 numéros), d'avril 1929 à janvier 1931. Cette revue, qui portait en sous-titre "Doctrines / Archéologie / Beaux-Arts / Ethnographie", se voulait aller à l'encontre de l'esthétisme de l'époque, en particulier du surréalisme, avec qui Bataille venait de rompre. 27 janvier : "Je m'excuse de vous importuner avec Documents. Mais comme je ne puis arriver cet après-midi aux Beaux-Arts avant 5h30, je me permets de vous soumettre à l'avance un projet de règlement de notre organisation. Non que je pense avoir trouvé une solution, mais parce qu'on pourrait arriver à quelque chose en modifiant ce règlement jusqu'à ce qu'il vous paraisse convenable [.]". Il évoque alors les questions budgétaires et financières, en particulier son traitement, qu'il souhaite voir revalorisé par rapport budget initialement prévu. 8 avril : "J'ai beaucoup réfléchi au sujet des observations que vous m'avez présenté dans votre lettre et je ne cherche pas à nier les grandes difficultés que nous pouvons rencontrer pour mener à bien "Documents" [le premier numéro de la revue date précisément d'avril 1929]. Ne croyez-vous pas que nous aurions intérêt à examiner ensemble (de vous à moi, s'entend), de temps à autre (régulièrement, d'ailleurs) ces difficultés. Peut-être pourriez-vous exercer ainsi un contrôle plus précis et plus aisé à la fois. Nous réduirions également les petits malentendus si désagréables, qui causent de si mauvaises impressions. En tous cas, je serais très heureux que vous me convoquiez le plus tôt possible pour une première entente [.]". Il ajoute en P.S. quelques détails révélateurs sur son organisation de travail et sa méticulosité. "Au sujet des dossiers, je crois que le mieux est que vous veniez un jour au bureau pour choisir le tiroir dans lequel ils seront continuellement à votre disposition. Ils seraient descendus chez vous lors de chaque addition, signalée par une fiche de couleur". Ecrivain sulfureux. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        COBDEN-SANDERSON AND THE DOVES PRESS., The History of the Press and the Story of its types told by Alfred W. Pollard. The Character of the Man Set Forth by his Faithful Scribe Edward Johnston. With the Ideal Book or Book Beautiful by Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson. And a list of the Doves Press printings.

      SF: John Henry Nash, 1929. - 8 1/4 x 12 1/2. xviii, 35 pages. Tipped in leaf from Doves Press edition of Goethe. Full vellum, top edge gilt. Typographic bookplate inside front cover. Base of spine rubbed, some pinpoint speckling to vellum, all else fine. No. 40 of 312 copies containing a Doves leaf on paper (of 339 copies total). Handsomely printed in Cloister Lightface, "a recutting of Nicolas Jenson's Roman letter, by Morris Fuller Benton, who also cut the accompanying Italic." Shoulder titles in red. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le roman de la momie

      A. & G. Mornay 1929 - - A. & G. Mornay, Paris 1929, 15,5x20,5cm, broché. - Edition illustrée de compositions originales en couleurs de George Barbier, un des 834 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin de Rives. Une ombre sur une garde laissée par un prospectus des éditions Mornay, un infime accroc sans gravité en pied du dos. Agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Illustrated edition of original compositions in color by George Barbier, one of 834 numbered copies on vellum Rives. A shadow on a guard left by a prospectus of the Mornay editions, a tiny hitch without gravity in the foot of the back. Nice copy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Correspondances. Poèmes.

      Paris, Editions des Chroniques du Jour, 1929. - 14 Blatt und 10 farbige Tafeln nach Illustrationen von Etienne Farkas. 44 x 33 cm. Lose Bogen in Original-Umschlag. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung von A. Salomon und E. Farkas an Alfred Flechtheim Eines von 185 im Druck numerierten Exemplaren auf Papier d'Arches. Druckvermerk vom Dichter und vom Künstler signiert.Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts wurde Salmon Teilnehmer an literarischen Zirkeln rund um das Quartier Latin in Paris. Dort traf er den jungen, noch unbekannten Schriftsteller Guillaume Apollinaire, und gründete zusammen mit ihm und anderen jungen Künstlern eine Künstlergruppe. 1904 zog er in das Atelierhaus Bateau-Lavoir, in dem Picasso, Max Jacob, Kees van Dongen, Apollinaire und andere Künstler wohnten. Amedeo Modigliani und Jean Cocteau gehörten zu seinem Freundeskreis. Umschlag etwas fleckig wenige Tafeln am Rand leicht angestaubt [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Bifur.

      Paris: Editions du Carrefour, 1929–31 - 8 volumes, large octavo. Original white, pale yellow or grey wrappers, titles to spines and front covers black, multicoloured motif to front covers. With glassine dust jackets. Vol. I with vertical crease to fore-edge of front wrapper, outer tip of lower cover gently creased, vol. III wrapper partially split at head of spine, vol. IV a little bowed, vol. VI minor loss to foot of spine panel, short tears to foot of front and rear panels at hinges, creasing to lower panel, and light marks to covers, vol. VII wrapper separated from text block at spine, closed tear at spine-folds, vol. VIII tear at foot of rear panel, light marks to covers. Occasional mild foxing to some leaves in all volumes. A very good set. 130 black and white heliogravures. First editions, limited issue. A complete set of the Surrealist-inflected, avant-garde Parisian art and literary journal, issued between 25 May 1929 and 10 June 1931. Each volume is numbered: the first four volumes were printed in an edition of 3,000 copies, volumes 5 to 7 one of 2,000 copies, and volume 8 was one of 1,700 copies. Established by Pierre Lévy, founder of Éditions du Carrefour, Bifur provided a forum for many of the Surrealists who had been alienated from Breton's group. In Breton's Second Surrealist Manifesto (1929) he waspishly described Bifur as a "remarkable repository for garbage". It features contributions in French from: Tristan Tzara, André Malraux, Jacques Prévert, Franz Kafka, Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Langston Hughes, Maurice Tabard, André Kerstsz, László Moholy-Nagy, Man Ray, Claude Cahun, Giorgio De Chirico, Lilika Nacos, Francis Picabia, Martin-Luis Guzman, Rene Daumal, Ramon Gomez De La Serna, Jean Giono, William Carlos Williams, Michel Leiris, Pierre MacOrlan, Boris Pilniak, Jean Sylviere, Pierre Minet, Nathan Altman, Robert Desnos, Gabriel Bounoure, and Caradoc Evans. The reproductions in heliogravure include works by Andre Masson, De Chirico, De La Serna, Paul Klee, Man Ray, and Germaine Krull. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gargantua. Versió catalana de Lluis Deztany.

      - RABELAIS, François. Gargantua. Versió catalana de Lluis Deztany. Barcelona: Libreria Verdaguer (A. Domenech, S. en C.), 1929. 20 cm. C p. de proemio del traductor, 434 p. Edición limitada de 151 ejemplares numerados: 11 ejemplares sobre papel Japón, numerados de 1 a 11, y 140 ejemplares sobre papel de hilo "Catalunya", numerados de 12 a 151. Nuestra copia es la nº 80. Todos los ejemplares están decorados con un retrato alegórico de Rabelais, grabado al aguafuerte por Ricard Canals. Magnífica encuadernación en piel completa, con ruedas en los planos. Lomo con cinco nervios, recuadros y cantoneras. Guardas en papel pintado. Corte superior dorado. Se conservan las cubiertas originales en rústica. En perfecto estado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Société Anonyme des Anciens Establissements E. Borderel et Robert: Ferronnerie d'Art

      , 1929. 1929. Borderel et Robert. Unpag. (3 pp.) introductory material and 4 parts laid in one portfolio: I. La Rue Moderne. II. L'Interieur Moderne. III. Créations R. Subes. IV. Créations de Style. 36 variously paginated plates (pt. I numbered 101-109, pt. II: 201-211, etc.) showing dozens of photographs of fine decorative metalwork in interior and exterior applications, including furniture, picture frames, floor detailing, window and door grilles, railings and bannisters, gates, and occasional religious items. Folio. Plates loose in wrpps., all in decorative wrpps. and original boards portfolio. Paris (Société Anonyme des Anciens Establissements) n.d. (ca. 1929). Many works in this presentation reflect a Beaux-Arts influence, but some possess the strong clarity of the Art Deco style.

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        Diary of Travel Cruises to the West Indies and Bermuda 1929-1930

      n.p., n.p. 1929 - Approx. 6.5" x 4" diary with leather covered boards and working metal locking clasp. The diary is in very good condition with light edge rubs to the leather. Diary has gilt decorated borders and "My Trip" in gilt letters on the front cover. White glossy end papers. All edges gilt. Large, folded, color lithograph map of the United States tipped in on the rear paste down. The diary has seven small leather tabs with gilt lettered subject headings including The Journey, The Places, People I Met, Autograph, Addresses, Side Trips, and The Return. No address of Ruth Gilbert or location where the diary originated was found inside.Pasted down on the verso of the right front flyleaf are 3 thin cut paper clippings arranged to provide the time and location of the Steamer departure. The front blank end paper has a pasted down trimmed map illustration of the cruise course with "Furness Bermuda Line" printed below. The front blank end paper has a pasted down, trimmed notice, typed on Thos. Cook & Son Company letterhead, and addressed to Miss Ruth Gilbert. This notice is signed by the company agent and provides details of the ship's departure. Contents of the diary consist of 118 pages of manuscript diary entries, autographs, and a few sketches recorded during two separate cruises in early 1929 and in the summer of 1930. Ms. Gilbert traveled on the Steamer "Nova Scotia" and visited St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. Kitts, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Lucia, Barbados, Trinidad, Dominica, and Bermuda. The first entry is dated February 9th, 1929 as the ship set sail at 3:00pm.Miss Gilbert describes her daily observations while aboard on ship and while exploring the Islands. Some of the entries include racist names and period stereotypes for people of color. One entry refers to children of color as ."N.r tots" (Guadeloupe Feb. 16, 1929). While in Trinidad, February 22, 1929, Gilbert observes, "The Island has quite a population of Indians and they are so much more intelligent looking and of stronger character apparently then the blacks." Entries of hurricane damage to the Islands from the previous year are also recorded. In two entries Miss Gilbert writes, "We went ashore about 3:30 taking our bathing suits. Had to go in large rowboats propelled by negroes. Upon arrival, all took a bus across the island from Frederiksted to Christiansted, 14 miles. The country was rather barren and dreary. There is quite a lot of destruction from the hurricane. The Marines are at Christiansted. In one street as a result of the hurricane a house had collapsed on top of a car, puncturing all the tires." (St. Croix, February 14, 1929)"Went ashore here about 8. From the ship the place looked wrecked from the hurricane and upon landing found that to be true and reconstruction very slow. The streets are dirty, the shops filthy and not much in them." (Basse Terre, Guadeloupe, February 16, 1929)The hurricane referenced was called the San Felipe Segundo Hurricane (1928), one of the deadliest hurricanes in the Atlantic. When the same hurricane hit Florida it was called the Okeechobee hurricane.The contents of the diary also include an autograph and address section with several names and and locations of people Miss Gilbert met during her cruise. Several of the people came from New York City and Boston. A type name card of "Richard E. Dillon" is placed just before the tab section "People I have Met". The name at the top of the page is "Mr. R. E. Dillon - "Boston Rusher". A few original pencil sketches were drawn on the pages. One of the sketches, protected by tissue, is of an unnamed clipper ship. The drawing is signed "S. Moore."

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        The Storm of Steel. From the Diary of a German Storm-Troop Officer on the Western Front. With an Introduction by R. H. Mottram.

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1929 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled and a little faded. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed and dulled jacket. First UK edition, first impression of one of the earliest and most unrestrained accounts to be published of the Western Front during the First World War. Originally privately printed in Germany in 1920, this translation is based on the first German trade edition of 1924. "[T]he philosophy of the soldier under fire written with extraordinary zest and power a wonderful story of fortitude and courage, and above all of that sense of duty which alone can carry a man on when all the other martial instincts have been dulled or destroyed by the strain of a war such as the last" (Falls). One of the most influential novels of the Great War. An attractive copy and rare in the dust jacket. Falls p. 209 ** [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Abriss der Logistik mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Relationstheorie und ihrer Anwednungen. Mit 10 Textabbildungen.

      Wien, J. Springer, 1929. VI + 114 S. Priv. Lwd. späterer Zeit, mit aufgezogener RTitelei. EA. - Schriften zur wissenschaftlichen Weltauffassung, Bd. 2. - R. leicht berieben, leichte Gbrsp. Schönes Expl. - Carnap, (1891 - 1970), wurde als Sohn des Webers Johannes S. Carnap und der Lehrerin Anna, geb. Dörpfeld, geboren. Die Eltern waren tief religiös, gleichzeitig aber sehr tolerant; bewußt praktizierten sie das Christentum als Mittel zur Führung eines guten Lebens. Diese Grundhaltung der Toleranz prägte Carnap für sein Leben, und dies insbesondere dann, als er sich, beeinflußt durch die Schriften Goethes zum Christentum wie auch der Schriften von Ernst Haeckel und Wilhelm Ostwald, vom Christentum abwandte und sich eine teils atheistische und teils agnostische Lebenseinstellung erarbeitete. In der Zeit seines Studiums in Jena und Freiburg/Breisgau 1910-14 schloß er sich der Jugendbewegung an, ohne allerdings deren Tendenz zum Nationalismus mit zu vollziehen. Vielmehr entwickelte er gegen Ende des Ersten Weltkriegs -- den er teils an der Westfront und teils im Militärinstitut in Berlin verbrachte -- ein Konzept eines undogmatischen und insbesondere nichtmarxistischen Sozialismus, genauer: eines auf den Grundsätzen eines politischen Liberalismus beruhenden Konzepts des ökonomischen Sozialismus. Dieses behielt er zeitlebens bei, da er einerseits der Ansicht war, daß das System des Kapitalismus die Menschheit in den wirtschaftlichen und damit auch sozialen Abgrund steuert, und da er sich andererseits ein unbeirrtes Vertrauen in die Fähigkeiten der menschlichen Vernunft bewahrte: Die von einem Höchstmaß an Vernunft geleiteten Entscheidungen auch in den Bereichen des Alltags müssen nach seiner Sicht schließlich im individuellen wie auch im sozialen Bereich die Oberhand über die durch Emotionen und Triebe gesteuerten Entscheidungen haben, eben weil sie -- anders als diese -- die Auswirkungen nüchterner Abschätzung sind und damit letztlich die größere Überzeugungskraft haben ... Nur geduldiges, präzises Arbeiten in kleinen Schritten, Baustein für Baustein sozusagen, ausgeführt durch immer mehr Menschen, die vom Erfolg eines solchen Arbeitens angesprochen werden, führt die Menschheit demnach weiter. Dies gilt dann auch und in besonderem Maß für die Philosophie, die nicht durch neuerliche, Luftschlössern gleichende grandiose Entwürfe, sondern durch minutiöse Kleinarbeit in Gemeinschaft mit Gleichgesinnten vorangebracht und zu einer Wissenschaft entwickelt werden kann; als Instrument dieses Arbeitens benützte er die symbolische Logik, die er in Jena bei Gottlob Frege sowie aus den Schriften von Bertrand Russell kennengelernt hatte. In seinem Buch über die Grundlagen der menschlichen Erfahrungserkenntnis zeigte er beispielhaft, wie ein solcher Weg zu begehen sei. Mit dieser Schrift habilitierte er sich 1926 bei Moritz Schlick in Wien, und er publizierte sie 1928 unter dem Titel Der logische Aufbau der Welt; sie machte ihn mit einem Schlag international bekannt und berühmt. In Wien begründete er mit Schlick und Neurath eine Diskussionsrunde, die unter dem Namen \"Wiener Kreis\" bekannt wurde und die seit 1930, zusammen mit dem \"Berliner Kreis\" unter Hans Reichenbach, die Zeitschrift \"Erkenntnis\" als Organ dieser neuen, eine Einheitswissenschaft anstrebenden philosophischen Richtung herausgab. 1931 wurde Carnap auf den Lehrstuhl für Naturphilosophie an der Deutschen Univ. in Prag berufen; in den Jahren danach besuchten ihn namhafte junge Wissenschaftler aus der angelsächsischen Geisteswelt, unter ihnen insbesondere Willard Van Quine von Harvard und Charles W. Morris aus Chicago. Da sich in den Jahren danach an dieser Deutschen Univ. der Nationalsozialismus zunehmend ausbreitete und die liberalen Strömungen unterdrückte, nahm er 1936 einen Ruf an die University of Chicago an und erhielt 1941 die Staatsbürgerschaft der USA. In Chicago gab er, nach dem durch den Krieg bedingten Ende der Zeitschrift \"Erkenntnis\", zusammen mit Morris und Neurath die Serie International Encyclopedia of Unified Science heraus, als erneuter Versuch, den exakten Philosophien eine publizistische Plattform zu verschaffen. Ganz im Sinn seiner philosophischen Offenheit verfaßte er 1934 das zweite Hauptwerk Logische Syntax der Sprache, in dem er sein berühmtes Toleranzprinzip propagierte. Dieselbe Offenheit führte ihn insbesondere in den Jahren 1932-36 dazu, das Erstlingswerk von Karl R. Popper gegen die vehemente Kritik seiner Freunde zu verteidigen und zu fördern, obgleich dessen Vorstellungen eines wissenschaftlichen Skeptizismus nicht zu seinem letztlich optimistischen Weltbild paßten. Seine Übernahme eines geläuterten Wahrheitsbegriffs von Alfred Tarski führte seit 1940 zum Zerwürfnis mit Neurath, der in Carnaps präzisem Verfahren nicht ein zusätzliches intellektuelles Instrument sehen konnte, sondern einen Rückfall in finstere Metaphysik vermutete. Er konzipierte und entwickelte damals auch die induktive Logik als das System induktiver Methoden und vervollständigte diese Arbeiten seit 1954 in Los Angeles, wo er die Nachfolge des dort verstorbenen Reichenbach antrat. (DBE) Versand D: 7,00 EUR Philosophie

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        Believe It Or Not!

      "Truth is Stranger than Fiction" Rare First London Edition in Dust JacketRIPLEY, Robert L.. Believe It Or Not! A Modern Book of Wonders, Miracles, Freaks, Monstrosities and almost-Impossibilities, Written, Illustrated and Proved by Robert L. Ripley, or Rip'... London: Stanley Paul & Co. (1928) Ltd., [1929].First London edition, first printing with no mention of later printing on verso of title-page. Octavo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches; 216 x 140 mm). [4], 9-189 pp. Complete. In publisher's dust jacket. This edition is very rare. We could find no copies of this London edition at auction in the past 50 years and only one copy at a library.Publisher's full green cloth. Front board and spine lettered in red ink. Previous ownership inscription dated Nov. 1929 on front free endpaper. In publisher's pictorial dust jacket. Jacket a bit toned and lightly rubbed at folds. A few tiny closed tears along edges of back panel. Overall an about fine copy."Ripley, Robert LeRoy (26 Dec. 1893-27 May 1949), cartoonist and creator of the newspaper feature "Believe-It-or-Not,"... in 1923, Ripley started drawing the feature for the Evening Post. In 1929 a book-length selection of his drawings and sketches published by Simon and Schuster was so quickly and widely a bestseller that William Randolph Hearst directed his King Features Syndicate to immediately sign up Ripley for national distribution. Ripley began, as he said, "drawing real oddities from the whole world...Ripley's syndicated cartoon feature was published in 326 papers, in thirty-eight countries, and in seventeen languages. By the late 1930s he had a net annual income of $500,000." (American Dictionary of National Biography).HBS 67859.$1,500

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        A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN

      The Hogarth Press. The Fountain Press, London. NY 1929 - Limited Edition. 159 pp .Colophon states "Of this book four hundred niney-two copies/ of which four hundred fifty are for sale, have been/ printed by Robert S. Josephy, in October, 1929."/ "This is number/ Printer's Copy" (in Pencil) It is signed on the half-title by the author in her distinctive purple ink. Maroon cloth faded areas; top & bottom of spine & corners rubbed; pages age-toned, clean & unmarked. Issued without dust jacket or slipcase. Woolmer 215A Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Joining Charles

      The First UK Printing published by Constable in 1929. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Some ghosting to the spine with light mottling to the boards. A small bump to the lower front corner. A little wear to the lower front spine hinge. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The scarce fragile paper WRAPPER is in near Fine condition with just a little loss at the lower spine end. The spine paper label has a small chip. Light darkening of the wrapper in places. The wrapper looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. The author's second collection of short fiction. Includes two supernatural tales, 'Dead Mabelle' and 'Foothold' (Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 41. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 49-50). A very scarce title to find with the original wrapper in such condition. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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        Transition Stories. Twenty-three stories from "transition" selected and edited by Eugene Jolas and Robert Sage.

      New York: Walter V. McKee, 1929 - Octavo. Original pictorial boards in black, white, and orange, black cloth backstrip, titles to spine in orange. With the dust jacket. Rubbed and a little toned at extremities. An excellent copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with tanned spine and rear panels. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by both editors and Jolas's wife Marie to Harriet and Perry Culley on the front free endpaper. "To Harriet & Perry Culley, shining members of that younger generation who eventually 'Transition'. Good luck! Paris 1948, Marie Jolas." "To Harriet & Perry Culley with greetings from their friend Gene Jolas." "To my good friends, Harriet & Perry Culley with best wishes always, Robert Sage. Paris, July 21, 1948." Loosely inserted is an autographed letter signed from Kay Boyle to Perry Culley discussing a social visit. Culley was the American Consul General in Paris following the Second World War, and the letter is addressed to him at the US Embassy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Dream of the Red Chamber

      New York: Doubleday, 1929. 1st American edition (in English) of the all-time best selling Chinese novel. A laid-in clipping has offset at page 208 else very good in a price clipped dustjacket with chips, tears, and neat strengthening, but a good jacket, and yes it's flawed, but the old anvil laughs at many broken hammers, and it's the only one we've had (the cleanest shirt in the hamper) because this book has been hard to find in jacket since the ark docked. A novel written in, and set in, the 18th century (Qing dynasty) about conflicts undermining a sizable household, their rise and fall, contrasted alongside their loyalties to, and their plots against, one another, a microcosm that often mirrors the macrocosm of Qing Imperial politics, its ethics, customs, education, religion, economics, laws, culture, and intrigues, during the last period of China's feudal era. Very good / good.

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        Primo dizionario aereo italiano 1929 anno VII

      Morreale, Milano 1929 - In-16° (180x125mm), pp. 153, (7), cartonatura editoriale rosa a stampa blu con dorso perfettamente rifatto (design di Azari con tavola aero-parolibera al piatto posteriore). Sguardie verdi. Un'annotazione del tempo alla p. 68. Una dedica cassata all'occhietto. Prima edizione, nonché opera prima di Azari (Pallanza, 1895-Milano, 1930), poliedrica figura di pittore, aviatore, pubblicitario, collaboratore di Depero ed editore del suo celebre imbullonato, teorico della flora futurista e del macchinismo. L'edizione ebbe due tirature, non registrate nelle bibliografia specialistiche: la prima, di maggior pregio e corrispondente alla nostra emissione, con vera e propria legatura cartonata e sguardie in carta leggera verde, la seconda, più economica, ottenuta incollando al dorso a mo' di brossura la carta rosa che riveste il cartonato e con i piatti rinforzati in cartone incollato tra la brossura e la prima (e ultima) carta. Questa nostra prima tiratura apre con una carta bianca, mentre la seconda emissione inizia con l'occhietto a stampa Primo dizionario aereo e chiude con l'Indice in terza di copertina. Questo nostro Primo dizionario aereo Italiano è anche il primo Dizionario Aereo che appare nel mondo mentre si inizia l'era del volo e va sorgendo il linguaggio aereo caratteristico delle nuove generazioni (pag. 13). Cammarota, Marinetti, 138. Cammarota, Futurismo, 14.1. Falqui, p. 46. Italiano [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Air Wonder Stories 8/1929-Gernsback-Frank R Paul-sci-fi pulp thrills-vg/fn

      Gernsback 1929 - -Second issue -Early science fiction pulp magazine -Rocket ship cover by FRANK R. PAUL -Fantastic pulp fiction by ED EARL REPP, VICTOR MACCLURE and others. -This very rare issue is almost 90 years old and has a colorful cover and nice spine. Stain on lower back cover. Condition: VG/FN

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        DARK STAR [INSCRIBED TO FRANCES MARION] [DEDICATION COPY]

      The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis 1929 - 8vo., 342pp.; VG; spine brown leather with 5 raised bands, gilt lettering; rebound in full brown leather, floral patterned endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; two gilt border lines on each board, small hand with quill embossed in gilt on lower fore corner of front board; front board slightly loose; mild shelfwear, primarily to corners and hinges; INSCRIBED and presented by author Lorna Moon to Francis Marion on the third front endpaper, dated February 25, 1929; The dedication for this book reads 'To / Frances Marion' making this a fascinating Dedication Copy; LSM consignment; shelved case 6; The most renowned female screenwriter of the 20th century, and one of the most respected scriptwriters of any gender, Frances Marion was the first writer to win two Academy Awards, for her writing on The Big House (1930) and The Champ (1931), and the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. She served in Europe as a combat correspondent during World War I, after which she moved to Los Angeles and was employed by director Lois Weber as an assistant, in which position she received a thorough apprenticeship in the film industry. She began writing scripts and attracted the attention of Mary Pickford. The pair began a long relationship as both friends and artists, with Marion serving as Pickford's official screenwriter. She wrote many of Pickford's most famous and memorable silent films as well as many other of the great successful pictures of the 1920s and 1930s, and has been credited with writing 300 scripts and over 130 produced films. Her influence resurrected the career of Marie Dressler and resulted in her greatest glory, and her scripts for Marion Davies are among the most memorable of that actress' oeuvre. She died in 1973, one of the most respected names in Hollywood history. Dupont. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Etes-vous fous?

      Nrf 1929 - - Nrf, Paris 1929, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 696 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers après 109 réimposés. Envoi autographe signé de René Crevel à Henri Bidou. Deux petites taches sur les plats. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 696 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper, only leading copies after 109 reimposed. Autograph signed by René Crevel to Henri Bidou. Two small marginal spots on the boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Doña Bárbara (Novela)

      Casa Editorial Araluce 15-2-1929, Barcelona, España - Autor: (Venezuela, 1884-1969) 350 págs. 18 x 12 cm. Castellano Piel, badana, con las cubiertas, ilustrada la delantera con un retrato de mujer por Longoria. Ligeras manchas de óxido y amarronamientos en los bordes. Novela fundadora y representativa de la literatura hispanoamericana. Venezuela - Novela - Muy rara 426 gramos [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Pansies, June, 1929 [Limited Edition, Signed]

      [London: P.R. Stephensen, 1929]. First Thus. Paperback. Limited to 500 copies of which this is no. 369. Octavo (22.75cm.); publisher's cream card wrappers printed in red and black, glassine dust jacket, custom paper-covered slipcase; [14],125pp.; portrait frontispiece, decorative title page printed in blue and brown. Glassine a bit chipped along extremities and uniformly browned, else Near Fine. Signed by the author on colophon. ROBERTS A47c.

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        The Sound and the Fury

      New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good. Black and white art decco style boards with pattern repeated on end sheets. Light shelf lean, light edge wear, light foxing to spine cloth and light wear to spine ends. Front and rear inner hinges slightly exposed, previous owner bookplate to front paste down. First edition.

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        Here's How Again!

      New York: The John Day Publishing Company, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine, in a Very Good dust jacket. Light wear to corners and spine ends, light strip of uneven sunning to top edge of upper board. Gilt stamping remains sharp and bright. Previous owner gift inscription, a few reading creases to page corners. The dust jacket shows a heavy chip at the base of the spine and bottom front corner, rubbing and light overall wear, as well as light pencil over the price on the flap. A nice copy, in the scarce dust jacket.

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        FAR DER BINE : DERTSEYLUNGEN, PYESN, LIDER

      Mosk?v?e (Moscow) : Tsent?raler F?elk?er-Farlag Fun F. S. S. R.,. 1929. Paperback. 1st edition. Original dramatic constructivist paper covers 8vo, 135 pages ; 22 cm. In Yiddish. Title also in Russian on copyright page: “Dlia stseny. ” SUBJECT (S) Yiddish literature. OCLC lists 3 copies worldwide (LOC, UMaryland, NLI) . Ex-library, but only with bookplate to later boards and faint blindstamp on non-illustarted title page. 1 inch closed tear to illustrated cover, one corner repaired, lacks spine. Paper browning with dampstaining throughout, but staining is not obtrusive on the illustrated cover.  Lacks backstrip, otherwise Good Condition thus. (YID-26-10) .

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        The Works of. The text of the First Folio with Quarto variants and a selection of modern readings: edited by Herbert Farjeon

      [London]: The Nonesuch Press 1929 - Limited edition, no. 1,147 of 1,600 sets, seven volumes, 8vo. Finely bound in the publisher's full morocco, double gilt rules, some light marks to volume I and minor scuffing to volume III otherwise a very good set. A beautifully printed edition of Shakespeare's plays, with alternate words and phrases from the various early editions printed throughout in the margins.

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        Im Westen nichts Neues.

      Berlin, Propyläen 1929 - 8°, 287 S., Blauer Privat-Ldr. goldgeprägt, Rundumgoldschnitt in Schmuckschuber, Rücken beschienen, sonst tadell. Schuber min. gebräunt - schöne bibliophile Ausgabe 526.- 550 Tausend. Mit Widmung des Autors: «Herrn Hans Roth mit den besten Wünschen, Porto Ronco, 1. Juli 1960, Erich Maria Remarque.» - Widmungsexemplare von Remarque sind recht selten!-- «Im Westen nichts Neues» ist ein Roman, der die Schrecken des Ersten Weltkriegs aus der Sicht eines jungen Soldaten schildert. Thomas Schneider, Herausgeber einer neuen Taschenbuchausgabe des Textes und seit 2000 Leiter des Erich Maria Remarque-Friedenszentrums in Osnabrück, bezeichnet den Roman als ?perfekt konstruierte[?], alternierende[?] Abfolge von grausamen, abschreckenden, emotional aufwühlenden mit retardierenden und reflexiven aber auch humoresken Standardsituationen des ,Kriegs?? Obwohl Remarque selbst das Buch als unpolitisch bezeichnet hat, ist es als Antikriegsroma zu einem Klassiker der Weltliteratur geworden.Im Westen nichts Neues erschien als Vorabdruck erstmals seit dem 10. November 1928 in der Vossischen Zeitung, in Buchform beim Propyläen Verlag am 29. Januar 1929. Innerhalb von elf Wochen erreichte es nach Verlagsangaben eine Auflage von 450.000 Exemplaren. Es wurde noch im selben Jahr in 26 Sprachen übersetzt. Bis heute gibt es Ausgaben in über 50 Sprachen, die geschätzten Verkaufszahlen weltweit (Stand: 2007) liegen bei über 20 Millionen. Kein im Original deutschsprachiger Erzähltext hat jemals eine höhere Verkaufszahl erzielt.Bei den Nationalsozialisten hatte sich Remarque mit seinem Roman Feinde gemacht. Als Teil ihrer Rufmordkampagne gegen den missliebigen Autor bezweifelten sie dessen Authentizität und verbreiteten das Gerücht, er habe überhaupt nicht am Ersten Weltkrieg teilgenommen. Während der nationalsozialistischen Bücherverbrennungen 1933 wurden auch zahlreiche Exemplare von Im Westen nichts Neues vernichtet. 1200 gr. Schlagworte: Signierte BücherDeutsche Literatur [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE SOUTH POLAR TRAIL: The Log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

      G. Duckworth, 1929. Cloth. Very Good. 1st Edition; 220pp, Introduction by Hugh Robert Mill, 32 plates including frontispiece, no errata slip. Original blue cloth with gilt titling to spine. Shelfware, small booksellers label on rear end paper, minor rubbing to cover, some minor spotting, mainly to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Architecture; Exploration. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3183. .

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        Typed Letter Signed, 1TLS, Dated Feb. 26, 1929

      Typed letter signed by western artist Frank Tenney Johnson on his personal stationary with his New York address embossed at top. Letter was in answer to a woman who had written the artist about a painting she had purchased, "a night scene of three Indians on horses". He tells her where he saw and painted these Indians and made mention that the painting had been exhibited at the Salmagundi Club of New York City and was sold there but he could not remember who purchased. Framed under glass. Provenance: Joseph Sartor Galleries Dallas, Texas. and Owings and Dewy Fine Art, N.M. A fine letter.

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        Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man. With illustrations by William Nicholson

      London: Faber & Faber 1929 - Limited edition, no. 139 of 300 copies signed by both Sassoon and Nicholson, 8vo, (ii), 295, (1) pp. 7 plates plus black and white illustrations, pictorial endpapers. Original decorative vellum, t.e.g., mild fading to spine and some mild marks otherwise an excellent copy.

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        La caricatura inglese

      FIRENZE: NEMI - Novissima Enciclopedia Monografica Illustrata, 1929. IED. Brossurato. BUONO. 17 24. USATO

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        Toad of Toad Hall

      Methuen and Co, London 1929 - First Edition, Limited to 200 copies. This copy is authentically SIGNED by A.A. Milne and Kenneth Grahame on the limitation page. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has some wear to the spine and edges. The book is bound in the publisher's cloth with paper boards with some wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Pansies, June, 1929 [Limited Edition, Signed]

      P.R. Stephensen, [London 1929 - Limited to 500 copies of which this is no. 369. Octavo (22.75cm.); publisher's cream card wrappers printed in red and black, glassine dust jacket, custom paper-covered slipcase; [14],125pp.; portrait frontispiece, decorative title page printed in blue and brown. Glassine a bit chipped along extremities and uniformly browned, else Near Fine. Signed by the author on colophon. ROBERTS A47c. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        [WOMAN WALKS] Zhenshchina idet / Per. s nemetskogo M.S. Zhivova [i.e. A Woman Walks / Translated from German by M.S. Zhivov]

      Moscow: Izd-vo MOPR SSSR, 1929. 30, [2] pp. 17x13 cm. In original constructivist wrappers designed by V. Dobrovol'sky. Fine, uncut. Soviet bookshop's stamp and small pen mark on the rear wrapper. Titled ''A Woman Walks'' this book with a fierce woman on the cover includes two short stories about women in proletarian movement by German communist writers, Kurt Klaber and Hans Lorbeer. The book was published by International Red Aid (MOPR) - an international social service organization established by the Communist International. The organization was founded in 1922 to function as an ''international political Red Cross'', providing material and moral aid to radical ''class war'' political prisoners around the world. Needless to say that the printed here stories have pronounced revolutionary tone. No copies found in Worldcat.

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        TSU ALE TSU UNZ: LIDER UN POEMEN.

      Moskve (Moscow) : Tsentrfarlag,(1929). 1st Yiddish edition. Later cloth with Original Modernist Color Illustrated Wrappers bound in, 12mo, 128 pages. In Yiddish. Title translates as, "To Everyone, To Us: Songs and Poems. " Includes Russian title onback cover: "Ko vsem nam; stikhi. " One of 2000 copies printed. Cover shows dramatic use of period Yiddish typography. SUBJECT (S) : Yiddish poetry. OCLC lists 5 copies worldwide (YU, Stanford, Yale, McGill, Harvard) . Red cloth is dampstained and a bit warped, with a bit of red bleeding through onto the margins of the original color paper wrappers. Blindstamp and stain on title page, with number on half title. The original paper also shows just a hint of waviness, with an occasional light stain, but was essentially protected by the later cloth. Small pencil notation on cover. Very solid, with the gorgeous original covers, about Very Good- Condition thus. (YID-26-13)

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        Sonderfahrzeug-Schau am 5. März 1929, Berlin-Marienfelde.

      Gaggenau Selbstverlag 1929 - (29,5 x 21 cm). (4) III (3) 23 S. Mit 36 Tafeln. Bedruckter Original-Kartonband. Der umfangreiche Band gibt einen ausgezeichneten Überblick über die Bandbreite der Sonderfahrzeuge des berühmten Autobauers. Die Tafeln, mit je einer ganzseitigen Abbildung und kurzen technischen Angaben, zeigen u.a. verschiedene Sprengwagen, Kehrmaschinen, Müllwagen, Drehleitern, Feuerwehrspritzen, Schlammabfuhr-, Tank- und Werbewagen, Dreiseitenkipper, Möbelwagen und Omnibusse. - Händlerstempel auf Titel. Rücken mit kleiner Fehlstelle, sonst sauber und gut erhalten

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