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      London: Faber & Faber, 1929. First Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine. Signed by Author(s). Two wood engravings by Gertrude Hermes, including pictorial wrapper. Tight, clean, and square sewn softcover. Square corners and straight spine. Crisp pages pristine and unmarred with no bookplate, ownership marks, foxing, marks, tears or folds; no loose pages. Appears unread. Clean endpapers. Issued as Ariel Poem #23. 3000 copies printed. As often, this issue preceded the limited printing by almost three weeks. This copy has been specially signed by Eliot under his printed name at the conclusion of the poem. Uncommon thus. Faber & Faber, London, n.d., 1929. Gallup A14a. 12mo (7 1/4 in. tall); 3 pp. Bright yellow wrapper with faintest dustiness. Signed first edition illustrated poetry by T. S. Eliot.

      [Bookseller: EXCELSA SCRIPTA Rare & Collectible Books]
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        Architecte. Projets et Réalisations.

      Paris, Vincent, Real et Cie (1929). - 4°. 16 S., Mit 88 Taf. m. Abb. u. Grundrissen OHLn.-Mappe In gutem Zustand. André Lurçat (1894-1970), französischer Architekt, war ein Bruder des Künstlers Jean Lurçat. Nach dem Bau einer Reihe von Wohnhäusern in Paris, die repräsentativ sind für den Stil der späten 1920er und beginnenden 1930er Jahre in Frankreich, schuf André Lurçat mit dem Schulkomplex im Pariser Vorort Villejuif dank der Unterstützung des dortigen kommunistischen Bürgermeisters Paul Vaillant-Couturier sein Hauptwerk, das ihm zu internationalem Ruhm verhalf. Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        The Blacker the Berry: A Novel of Negro Life

      New York: Macaulay Company, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Very good minus. 262pp. Octavo [19.5 cm] Brown cloth with the title stamped in black on the front board and backstrip, and a small black ink stamped figure on the front cover. Publisher's brown top stain. There are multiple small moisture stains on the front cover, the spine is prominently rolled, the spine ends are moderately bumped and rubbed. Thurman's first published novel offers a frank portrayal of prejudice within the black community, and was divisive among the public and critics alike. Thurman was already fairly well known within the "Harlem Renaissance," but the publication of this work would announce his talents to a wider audience, and would help to cement his reputation as a writer who would take on unpopular (and sometimes uncomfortable) subjects.

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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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        (Advertising Art)- Emil Gerasch, GMBH, Leipzig: Reklameschau 1929 Berlin. Geraschdruck, Warenschmuck. On rear cover: Plakate, Prospekte, Packungen, Werbedrucke.

      Gerasch. Unpaginated (14 leaves printed recto and verso) promotional publication featuring examples of advertisements, brochures, packaging, and other material by the renowned printing firm responsible for some of the highest achievements in German printing in the early 20th century, with spectacular examples color lithography, embossing, pop-ups, and other techniques throughout, some tipped-in, brief introductory text in German, English, French, and Spanish. Sm. sq. folio. Wrpps., tie-bound. Leipzig (Emil Gerasch) 1929.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Letzte Wahrnehmung V". Lithografie / Kreidelithografie, in Schwarz, auf Hahnemühle-Bütten, 1987. Von Werner Tübke. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 18/60. 22 x 36 cm (Darstellung) / 40 x 54 cm (Blatt).

      - Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert. Links unten im Stein spiegelbildlich signiert und datiert. Darunter eigenhändige Auflagenbezeichnung. Originalrandiges Exemplar. Sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Werner Tübke (1929 Schönebeck/Elbe - 2004 Leipzig). Deutscher Maler, Zeichner und Grafiker, neben Bernhard Heisig und Wolfgang Mattheuer einer der bedeutendsten Künstler in der DDR, Vertreter der ersten Generation der Leipziger Schule. 1935-45 privater Zeichenunterricht bei Karl Friedrich in Magdeburg. Studierte 1948/49 Malerei an der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig (HGB), 1950-52 Kunsterziehung und Psychologie an der Universität Greifswald. 1955-57 Assistent an der HGB. 1961/62 Studienaufenthalt in der Sowjetunion. Ab 1962 Oberassistent, ab 1964 Dozent an der HGB, 1972 Professor und 1973-76 Rektor. 1971 erste Italienreise. 1976-87 Arbeit am Panoramagemälde zum Deutschen Bauernkrieg in Bad Frankenhausen in Thüringen. 1977 documenta in Kassel. 1100 gr.

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        Big Game Hunting and Collecting in East Africa 1903-1926

      London: Edward Arnold, 1929. First in English. Hardcover. Near Fine. 342 pp, 200 ill., fold out map. Foreword by Major Burrard. Author hunted 22 years for the Hungarian national museum. He spent much time in the Central African areas after big elephants. Also a lot on lion, rhino and buffalo. VG to vg+ copy in printed tan cloth in the rare but chipped and lightly soiled dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        Terre d'ébène

      Albin Michel, 1929. - Albin Michel, Paris 1929, 12x19cm, relié. - Edizione stampato su alfa. Binding metà marocco marrone cioccolato, torna con cinque nervi, piatti di carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats carta marrone, le coperture e gli schienali conservati, testa dorata, firmato vincolante Goy P. & C. Vilaine. autografo prezioso firmato Albert di Londra Henri Beraud, "Ecco, il mio caro Henry E 'Albert ..." Un piccolo punto ed un foro colpisce minucule pagina 161 così come quelli della precedente e lo successive. Nizza copia piacevolmente stabilito. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée sur alfa. Reliure en demi maroquin marron chocolat, dos à cinq nerfs, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier marron, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Précieux envoi autographe signé d'Albert Londres à Henri Béraud : " Voici, mon cher Henri. C'est tout. Albert." Une petite tache et un minucule trou affectant la page 161 ainsi que celles qui la précédent et lui succèdent. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Works. The text of the First Folio with Quarto variants and a selection of modern readings: edited by Herbert Farjeon

      [London]: Nonesuch Press, 1929. One of 1600 copies. 7 vols. 8vo. Original full natural tan niger morocco gilt by A.W. Bain, all edges uncut, top edge colored pink and gilded "on the rough." Usual slight variation in skin colors. Near fine (some darkening to leather). One of 1600 copies. 7 vols. 8vo. Dreyfus 119

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        La bataille de Verdun

      Payot, 1929. - Payot, Paris 1929, 14,5x23cm, broché. - Seconda edizione dopo un paio di giorni di tempo per l'edizione originale stampata anche in febbraio 1929. Autograph spedizione datata 7 giugno 1940 e firmata da Philippe Pétain alla contessa di Jumilhac. libro illustrato di 8 carte, 18 stampe. Un'indicazione, in penna a sfera blu, stoccaggio biblioteca al retro del primo piano, un piccolo strappo in piede della schiena. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Deuxième édition postérieure de quelques jours à l'édition originale imprimée également en Février 1929. Envoi autographe daté du 7 Juin 1940 et signé de Philippe Pétain à madame la comtesse de Jumilhac. Ouvrage illustré de 8 cartes, 18 gravures. Une indication, au stylo bille bleu, de rangement de bibliothèque au verso du premier plat, une petite déchirure en pied du dos. 

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Ornitologia italiana.

      Hoepli, 1929. Cm. 26, pp. (2) cli, 1046. Con 586 incisioni nel testo e 36 tavole colorate fuori testo (ciascuna protetta da velina parlante). Legatura edit. in piena tela con illustrazione a colori applicata al piatto. Esemplare fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Cfr. Ceresoli p. 60: "Edizione originale di opera classica ricercatissima". Precede un'ampia bibliografia ornitologica italiana rassegnata al 1928.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        La ligne d'ombre

      Nrf, 1929. - Nrf, Paris 1929, 17x22cm, broché. - La prima edizione della traduzione francese, uno di 109 copie numerate su cui Lafuma Navarra e tassati indietro nel foolscap quarto, edizione deluxe. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 109 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé Lafuma Navarre et réimposés dans le format in - quarto tellière, tirage de tête. Agréable exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Escaped Cock

      Paris: The Black Sun Press 1929. Signed limited edition. This is copy no. 45 of an edition limited to 50 copies on Japanese vellum signed by the author D. H. Lawrence on the half-title and with his original water-colour decorations. 96 pp. Publisher's original printed paper wraps in original glassine wrapper. Minor chipping to glassine at front corners. In custom marbled paper-covered slipcase. Slipcase slightly rubbed. Front cover and title-page in red & black. Vibrant coloured tissue-guarded water-colour frontis by Lawrence. Water-colour tail-piece to last page. Privately published for subscribers only by Harry and Caresse Crosby at their Black Sun Press in September 1929. A Fine copy. . Fine. Wraps. Signed Limited Edition. 1929. 8vo..

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        Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man.

      London: Faber & Faber,, 1929. Octavo. Original japon vellum, decorations and titles to boards and spine in red and black, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. With the glassine wrapper. With 7 plates and illustrations to text by William Nicholson. Some faint foxing to edge of text block; an excellent, fresh copy, in the superb jacket. First illustrated edition, signed limited issue. Number 184 of 300 copies signed by the author and artist.

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        Magick in Theory and Practice

      [Paris]: [Lecram Press], 1929. First Hardcover Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. ?Published for Subscribers Only? printed at bottom of the title page. First hardcover edition. Tall octavo. Bound in publisher?s maroon buckram cloth with gilt titles to spine. ?Subscriber?s Edition? stated on bottom of spine. xxxiv, 436 pages. No dust jacket. Top edge gilt. Here is Crowley?s famous work describing his personal system of ceremonial magick, and written as he intended it to be read. The book was first issued in in four installments in wrappers. The book was then issued the same year as a single hardcover volume (here offered) as a subscriber?s edition. There was a second state subscriber?s edition which was issued after which included a color plate. One small bump to lower front corner, slightest hint of fading to spine, small name and date (1938) to upper left of front paste down, front and rear fly-leaves are age-toned. Otherwise this is a near fine copy.

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        Rose des vents

      Au sans pareil, 1929. - Au sans pareil, Paris 1929, 13x19,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, a 1000 copie numerate su Alfa pareggio solo con il Giappone il 9 e il 31 l'Olanda. Incredibile autografo datato e firmato dall'autore "Laurent Tailhade segno della mia ammirazione." Libro illustrato con 4 disegni di Marc Chagall. Due lacrime bloccato torna nella parte superiore e inferiore di una mascella, schiena e leggermente piatta e marginalmente come generalmente insolated. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 1000 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, seul tirage avec 9 Japon et 31 Hollande. Etonnant envoi autographe daté et signé de Philippe Soupault " A Laurent Tailhade en témoignage de mon admiration." Ouvrage illustré de 4 dessins de Marc Chagall. Deux déchirures recollées en tête et en pied d'un mors, dos et plats légèrement et marginalement insolés comme généralement.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Six hymns of HOMER. The English Translation by Percy Bysshe Shelley facing the original Greek.

      (Maastricht), The Halcyon Press, 1929. Gedrukt in 481 genummerde exemplaren. 2 delen in een luxueuze doos van halfmarokijn met gemarmerd karton (Binderij Phoenix). In de doos is nog ruimte over (het is de gemarmerde doos links op het plaatje).* 1. Een van 25 Romeins genummerde exemplaren op Keizerlijk Japans papier. Gebonden in rood heelmarokijn met vijf ribben, titel in goud en gemarmerde schutbladen, kop verguld (uitgeversband van Louis Malcorps).2. Een van 450 exemplaren op geschept Hollands papier van Pannekoek. Rood linnen. Opmerkelijke typografie van J. van Krimpen. The Halcyon Press 5. Van Dijk 183.

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        Shortly Before his Self-imposed Exile from Germany, Albert Einstein Supports an International Language to Promote Peace and Understanding

      1929 - Typed Document Signed, Berlin, Germany, December 18, 1929. 1 p., 8-1/4 x 11-1/4 in. In German, with Einstein's autograph accomplishments. File holes at left margin, light soiling toward top margin, else fine. "I am willing to join the federation for the introduction of an international auxiliary language to promote understanding, peace, and cooperation among nations." Einstein was a lifelong champion of efforts to eliminate of the nationalist divisions that leaders erected between peoples, often to deadly effect. Esperanto, the "international auxiliary language," was an easy to learn, politically neutral language invented by L.L. Zamenhof, a Polish ophthalmologist, in the 1870s-1880s. His goals, to transcend nationalism and create harmony and peace in the world community, were certainly shared by Einstein - and pilloried as a Jewish conspiracy by Adolf Hitler. Considering the date of the pledge, Einstein was taking an early stand against the Fascist future into which Europe was about to descend. Translation:"Federation for the introduction of an international auxiliary language to promote understanding, peace and cooperation among peoples,"I am willing to join the federation for the introduction of an international auxiliary language to promote understanding, peace, and cooperation among nations." Transcript of German:"Bund für die Einführung einer internationalen Hilfssprache zur Förderung der Verständigung, des Friedens und der Zusammenarbeit unter den Völkern.""Hierdurch erkläre ich mich bereit, dem Ehrenauswchuss des Bundes für die Einführung einer internationalen Hilfssprache zur Förderung der Verständigung, des Friedens unter Zusammenarbeit unter den Völkern Beizutreten."Albert Einstein(1879-1955) was a German-Swiss born theoretical physicist internationally recognized as one of the greatest physicists of all time. He enunciated the general theory of Relativity, with law explaining the relationship between the speed of light and its consequence, the equivalence of mass and energy (E=MC2). For his work in theoretical physics-largely for his 1905 paper on photons and photo-electricity-Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics (announced in November 1922, retroactive for 1921). Working on a unified field theory, he then attempted to explain gravitation and electromagnetism within one set of laws. With the expulsion of Jewish scholars from Germany after Hitler's rise to power, Einstein joined the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey (1933), which became the most celebrated research center in the world. In 1939, he signed a letter written to President Franklin Roosevelt warning him of the possibility of Germany developing a nuclear bomb. He urged the U.S. to begin uranium research, thus beginning the top secret "Manhattan Project." Later, at Princeton, he tried to develop a unified field theory and to refute the accepted interpretation of quantum physics, both unsuccessfully. Einstein received U.S. citizenship in 1940.

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        [RUSSIAN COLLECTION OF NATIVE AMERICAN OBJECTS] Otdel Severnoi Ameriki: Putevoditel' po Muzeyu antropologii i etnografii [i.e. North America Department. Guide to Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography]

      Leningrad: Izd-vo Akad. nauk SSSR, 1929. 102, [10] pp.: ill., 1 map. 20х14 cm. In original publisher's wrappers. Some browning of the wrappers, chipped crown, closed tear of the front cover and tears of the lower spine and extremities. Otherwise a very good clean copy. 1 of 1500 copies. First edition. Introduction of the book gives a short characteristic of North America, e.g. origin of aborigines, their languages, culture, economy, clothing, weapons, religion and ceremonies, secret societies, sacrifices, tattoos, social life of American indians, games, calendars etc. Also introduction includes a classification of North American aborigines of nine groups. The most fully represented of these groups in the museum are north-west indigenous people (Tlingits), aborigines of Central California, the Aleut people and Eskimos.  The guide consists of twelve parts, almost each of them is dedicated to a group of indigenous people. There are Subarctic or Canadian Native Americans, Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest, Natives of California and Oregon, South-West and South-East Native Americans, Plains Indians, Forest Indians, Western, Central, Greenland, Polar Eskimos and Aleuts. Each department includes descriptions of all objects and their place in the museum. The main part of the guide is followed by Index of the tribes and Subject index. Illustrations represent different Native Americans and their looks. Ethnographical map gives an idea about borders of their cultural areas.  American department of Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (of Russian Academy of Sciences) was created in the beginning of the 20th century. It was headed by professor Leo Shternberg (1861-1927; the guide was compiled by his widow Sarra Shternberg). Collection on American natives was started in the first half of 18th century but the most active replenishment of the collection has begun in the second half with the start of Russian exploration and colonization of Alaska and Aleutian islands.  WorldCat locates two copies in Denmark and one in Harvard, USA.

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        The Bishop Murder Case.

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Trout Fishing From All Angles. A Complete guideto modern methods by Eric Taverner, author of "Divers Ways to TackleTourt"; a chapter of Trout Scales by G. Herbert Nall, & The Legal Aspectof Fishing by Allan Bacon. The Lonsdale Library. (title page printed

      London. Seely, Service, & Co., 1929.. Hardcover. sm4to, 25cm, TheFirst Edition, 348p., limited to 375 numbered copies, this being #265 andsigned by the author, on hand-made paper, with 65 tipped-in half toneplates & 188 text illustrations, & 30 actual fishing flies on rear dropmount on the rear board with protective plastic cover with tissue guardscontaining fly descriptions, bound in full dark blue morocco, blind ruledraised bands, small center panel devices, gilt titles, gilt crest andcorner devices on the upper cover, matched inner morocco hinges, marbledendpapers, deckled fore-edge & top edge gilt, with the remnants of theoriginal clear plastic shipping wrapper, in the shipped box with printedlabel, box worn on the edges with one edge panel wanting, a fine brightcopy, rare. Starkman p129, in: Landmarks in the Evolution of theLiterature of Angling: 1496-1969. Bruns T-10. Litchfield 86. Hampton.p91. "Taverner has written widely on all aspects of modern fishing. HisTrout Fishing.a large work of some 450 pages, is one of the mostcomplete studies of the subject ever made. Largely technical andinstructive, it includes chapters on the life history of the trout, ontackle, on entomology, on flies and fly dressing, on the legal aspect offishing, and on fishery management. It also contains two opening chapterson milestones in angling literature. It is a work of importance forBritish anglers, with a somewhat slighter appeal to North Americanreaders. The second volume of the famous Lonsdale Library series, it isa handsomely made book with fine illustrations. .

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        MSA 1 (of 3) mezinàrodni soudobà architektura (L'architecture internationale d'aujourd'hui - Internationale Architektur der Gegenwart)

      1929 Praha Odeon 1929 - First edition - 23,5 x 18,3 cm - IV+176 pgs - original cover (soft cover) - contributions by Le Corbusier, S. Giedion, M.J. Ginsburg, A. Loos, H. Meyer, E. Malespine, M. van der Rohe, M.Stam, ao - well illustrated - good copy [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      La Maison des Amis des Livres, Paris 1929 - The first edition in French. Bound in half brown morocco with illustrated boards. Original front cover bound in. This is #40 of 875 printed (after 125 printed on superior stock). Translated from the English by August Morel and Stuart Gilbert. Very minor edgewear. Top Edge Gilt. 870 pp. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'art et la mort

      Denoël & Steele, 1929. - Denoël & Steele, Paris 1929, 19x28,5cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle 750 copie numerate su pergamena, la nostra ingiustificata. révorim numerati in legame e giustificato da Jean de Gonet, liscio di nuovo grigio topo scatola, il titolo e il nome del palladio autore révorim cordoli piatto morbido cioccolato marrone e marrone chiaro conteneva un muro di mattoni, piatta articolato da strisce di tessuto, guardie e contreplats di carta grigia, coperchi conservati, vincolante siglato de artefatti Gonet. autografo firmato Antonin Artaud Louis de Gonzague - Frick. Libro illustrato con un frontespizio di Jean de Bosschere. Qualche piccolo foxing soprattutto all'inizio e alla fine del volume. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 750 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin, le nôtre non justifié. Reliure en révorim numérotée et justifiée par Jean de Gonet, dos lisse de box gris souris, titre et nom de l'auteur au palladium, plats de révorim souple marron chocolat en bordures et marron plus clair figurant un mur de brique, plats articulés par des bandes de tissu gris, gardes et contreplats de papier gris, couvertures conservées (couvertures intégralement ombrées), reliure signée De Gonet artefacts. Envoi autographe signé d'Antonin Artaud à Louis de Gonzague - Frick. Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice de Jean de Bosschère. Quelques petites rousseurs principalement en début et fin de volume.

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        De nos oiseaux

      Kra, 1929. - Kra, Paris 1929, 13x19cm, broché. - Edizione originale sulla carta corrente. autografo prezioso firmato da Tristan Tzara inizialmente a Paul Eluard: "Paul Eluard Tristan Tzara nel luglio 1929 .." Tristan Tzara ha colpito di dividere, in una seconda fase, un autografo invio firmato e datato Rene char: "un char René con tutti i grandi amici di Tristan Tzara arricchito un piccolo disegno di una mano indicando il suo nome." Libro illustrato con 10 disegni di Hans Arp. Bella copia di una sorgente in movimento. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Tristan Tzara dans un premier temps à Paul Eluard : "à Paul Eluard. Tristan Tzara. Juillet 1929" que Tristan Tzara a biffé pour se fendre, dans un second temps, d'un envoi autographe daté et signé à René Char : " A René Char avec toute l'amitié grande de Tristan Tzara enrichi d'un petit dessin représentant une main désignant son nom". Ouvrage illustré de 10 dessins de Hans Arp. Bel exemplaire d'une émouvante provenance.  

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Bateman's, Burwash, Etchingham and Sussex, 16. III. 1929. - Small 8vo. 1½ pp. With autogr. envelope. "Dear old mon | Been deep all this afternoon in 'Wisdom's Daughter' for which a thousand thanks. As for its 'the vitality of the I am' thing that dumbfounds me. I've been enjoying a set-back of about a fortnight - or you'd have heard from me long ago. I'm better now, but nothing to sing about - yet. Can you come for lunch next Tuesday? [.] I'd dearly love to see you. Ever |Rudyard." - On headed paper. - From the collection of Diana Herzog.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Manifeste du Surréalisme - Poisson soluble. Nouvelle édition augmentée d'une préface et de la Lettre aux Voyantes. Envoi d'André Breton à Maurice Wullens qui l'offrit ensuite à l'un de ses amis.

      Kra, 1929. Les Documentaires Broché. Exemplaire du Service de Presse. Deux corrections manuscrites de A. Breton dans la préface. Maurice Wullens est le cofondateur de la Revue des Humbles, revue littéraire des instituteurs primaires, pacifiste et progressiste, dont il prendra la direction de 1916 à 1940. Bon état général. Impression sur papier de qualité médiocre.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Christian Chaboud]
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        Paroles (1923 - 1927)

      Les cahiers du sud, 1929. - Les cahiers du sud, Marseille 1929, 14x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 400 copie numerate su Alfa pareggio solo con il Giappone il 6 e il 12 l'Olanda. Autografo Precious firmata dall'autore "Raymond Queneau e Janine (sic) il loro amico ..." Libro Illustrato con un frontespizio di Max Ernst. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 400 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, seul tirage avec 6 Japon et 12 Hollande. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Jacques Baron à "Raymond et Janine Quéneau (sic) leur ami..." Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice de Max Ernst.  

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        Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man.

      London: Faber & Faber,, 1929. With illustrations by William Nicholson. Octavo. Original japon vellum, titles and decoration to spine and covers in red and black, top edge gilt, others uncut. With the dust jacket and plain glassine wrapper. 7 plates with laid-in tissue-guards, vignette half-title and title page, and frequent head- and tailpieces, all by William Nicholson. Front board very lightly sprung and with one letter faintly smudged in the title, tips minutely bumped, a few spots to deckle edges as usual, Nicholson's lightly pencilled signature somewhat faded. An excellent, crisp copy in the bright dust jacket, the toned spine panel with a small section of tape repair to verso at the foot and a couple of mild nicks at the head. First illustrated edition, signed limited issue. Number 214 of 300 copies signed by the Sassoon and Nicholson on the limitation page. First published the previous year, Sassoon's "lightly fictionalized autobiography of his early years in Kent, in which he figures as the narrator George Sherston, was an immediate success, was awarded the Hawthornden and James Tait Black memorial prizes, and was quickly accepted as a classic of its kind?an elegy for a way of life which had gone for ever. He continued the story in Memoirs of an Infantry Officer (1930) and Sherston's Progress (1937)" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Staatliche Bauhochschule Weimar, 1929.

      52 pp. volume on the Bauhaus School, with a brief introduction on the purpose of the school followed by three short sections containing information on the construction division and model studio, urban design, the various workshops including carpentry, weaving and dyeing, metalwork, ceramics, and bookbinding, and details on the administrative structure of the school. Profusely illustrated throughout with photographs, diagrams, floor plans, and elevations. Page 35/36 cut out, replaced with a professionally sewn-in scan; ink stamp to front endpaper. 4to. Orig. printed wrpps., some minor bumping and rubbing to extremities. Weimar (Verlag Staatliche Bauhochschule) 1929.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        The Roman Hat Mystery.

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes,, 1929. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to upper board and spine in black. With the dust jacket. Housed in a red quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Ownership inscription to front pastedown but a superb copy in the dust jacket. First edition, first printing of the authors' first book. Of all the first books by American golden age crime writers (Stout, Carr, Gardner, Chandler, Hammett, etc.), this has been, in common experience, the scarcest. We have handled just one other copy in a slightly defective dust jacket. This example is the best we know. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Etes-vous fous?

      Nrf 1929 - - Nrf, Paris 1929, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé de René Crevel à Romain Coolus. Une légère déchirure marginale sur le second plat. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, review copy. Signed autograph of René Crevel Romain fineus. A slight marginal tear on the second flat. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Voyage au Congo, suivi du Retour du Tchad et illustré de soixante-quatre photographies inédites de Marc Allégret.

      Gallimard 1929 - ONE OF 1,571 COPIES on Vélin d'Arches paper, this copy unnumbered but likely one of the 50 given over to the author for presentation, small photograph to title-page, 4 full-page maps printed in red and black, running headers in red, photographic plates throughout, pp. 305, 4to, original wrappers barely attached to the textblock (loose aside from final quarter) and heavily frayed and chipped overall, fair. An important presentation copy of this travel narrative, inscribed by the author on the half-title to the English translator of this and many other of his works: 'À mes amis Simon et Dorothy Bussy. André Gide'. Dorothy Bussy, née Strachey, was among the thirteen children of Sir Richard and Jane Strachey, and the sister therefore of Lytton, James, Oliver, etc.; a large part of her education was in France and she married the French painter Simon Bussy - she was, like her siblings, connected to the Bloomsbury Group (her only novel, 'Olivia', was published anonymously by the Hogarth Press in 1949), but her most important friendship was with Gide, whom she first met in 1918. She came to be not only one of his closest friends, but his chief translator into English (her translation of this work, as 'Travels in the Congo', appeared in 1930). The work itself recounts a journey undertaken in the company of the photographer, Gide's partner at the time, in 1925 - its anachronistic use of the term 'Congo' (it was by then a part of French Equatorial Africa) was an intentional statement that imaginative geography was as important to the author as physical; the work is dedicated to the memory of Joseph Conrad, whose vision of the region in works such as 'Heart of Darkness' formed the foundation of Gide's own. As an exercise in ethnography, its approach is idiosyncratic - but it is a monumental work, with the photography of Allégret making a major contribution to its effect. Allégret's documentary film of the expedition launched his career in that medium. Though the copy is a poor one, the association is difficult to improve upon (particularly given the posthumous nature of the dedication).

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        El Islam: La Alhambra, Investigación y Estudio Histórico, Arqueológico y Artístico de Este Monumento.

      1929. 243, (17) pp. detailed study of the great work of Islamic architecture in Granada, containing a detailed description of the various aspects of the complex including the Alcazaba, the numerous gates and towers, the Medina, the Palacio Real, the Generalife, and the grounds, focusing on the history, architecture, and art of the fortress, with the section on the palace providing a detailed chapter on each room, documents, indices, profusely illustrated throughout with architectural elevations, line drawings, and approximately 130 full-page plates, most from photographs, several in brilliant colors. Sm. 4to. Cloth with gilt-stamped decorations, slightly shaken. Barcelona (Editorial David) (date on title page, 1929; date on colophon, 1920)

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        The Spirit of Solitude, An Autohagiography Subsequently re-Antichristened The Confessions of Aleister Crowley (2 Volumes)

      London: The Mandrake Press, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 Volumes. Hardcover. Quarto. Bound in white buckram with Crowley?s stylized self portrait and titles in black to front of both volumes. Gilt titles, volume numbers, and phallic seven-pointed star design to spines. Issued without dust jackets. Bevelled edges. Top edges gilt. Portrait frontispiece in each volume. 284, 307 pages. Errata slip present at end of volume two. Illustrated with full-page black and white photographs plus several diagrams. NOTE: This set once belonged to eccentric inn-keeper John Fothergill (author of An Inn-Keeper?s Diary, 1938, and owner of the Spread Eagle in Thame). There is a small, short phrase in Fothergill?s hand in ink to the lower front board of volume two which reads: ?This latmiographito. Oh, you naughty man!? Laid in is a hand written and signed letter by Fothergill?s grandson (also named John Fothergill). The letter reads as follows: ?The two volumes of Crowley?s memoirs were given by the author to my grandfather and namesake, John Fothergill, the author and innkeeper, who knew Crowley as a visitor to the Spread Eagle in Thame in the 1920s. His note on the front cover of one of the volumes was prompted by the way the letter ?A? has been formed.? Reference is to Crowley?s well-known phallic ?A? which he used often as part of his signature. This is the first edition of Crowley?s Confessions in two volumes. Crowley?s desire was that this work be published in six total volumes but due to various financial factors and the eventual demise of The Mandrake Press, the project had to be halted. In 1969 John Symonds and Kenneth Grant were able to edit and issue a single volume edition of Confessions which included much from the four unpublished volumes. A fair amount of text and several photographs from these first two volumes were not included in the later editions, much of this material was related to Crowley?s mountaineering and travel adventures and is available nowhere else. There is still plenty on magick within these pages. It is unclear at this time as to whether the John Fothergill who wrote the accompanying letter is, or is in any way related to, the John Fothergill who was a founding member of the band Nurse With Wound. There is light rubbing to both volumes and a few marks to buckram on spines and to cover of volume two. Spines are just slightly yellowed (much less than often found). A tiny amount of foxing and some age toning to preliminaries and inner edges. Bindings are tight and secure. Overall this is quite an attractive set in very good or better condition.

      [Bookseller: Richard Bishop Bookseller]
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        Wissenschaftliche Weltauffassung. Der Wiener Kreis. Herausgegeben vom Verein Ernst Mach.

       Wien, A. Wolf 1929. 8°. 64 S. OBrosch. In tadellosem Zustand. - (Veröffentlichungen des Vereines Ernst Mach) EA.Gewidmet Moritz Schlick. Enthält u. a. eine Bibliographie der Mitglieder des Wiener Kreises: Carnap, Feigl, Bergmann, Ph. Frank, Gödel, Hahn, Kraft, Menger, Neurath, Natkin, O. Hahn-Neurath, Radakovic, M. Schlick, Waismann und dem Kreise nahestehender Autoren:Dubislav, J. Frank, Grelling, Härlen, Kaila, Loewy, Ramsey, Reichenbach, Reidemeister, Zilsel, außerdem von Wittgenstein, B. Russell u. A. Einstein. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Philosophie, Naturwissenschaften

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        The Last September

      London; Constable; 1929 - First edition, first printing. Very good in light brown boards with fading to the spine. Hinges a bit fragile and may have been restored. Lacks dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Brigadier-General R.B. Bradford, V.C., M.C. and his Brothers.

      [London printed, but Durham: For the family,] 1929 - Octavo. Original blue ribbed cloth on bevelled boards, title gilt to the spine, and to the upper board together with the crest of the Durham Light Infantry. Very slightly rubbed at the extremities, spine a touch sunned, else a very good copy. Triple-fold photogravure frontispiece, printed in sepia, facsimile signatures. First edition, one of just 50 copies printed on japon. No copy on COPAC, no copy in BL, not in IWM, a single copy (Calgary) on OCLC. The four Bradford brothers were the sons of a Durham colliery owner. Three were killed in the war; two won the VC, the only brothers to do so; and the third won the MC. The survivor Thomas Bradford was awarded the DSO for his services with the 8th Bn. DLI. This copy inscribed by Thomas and by Major Welch, one of the compilers: "To George Hunter, To whom that part of the book which deals with Roland Bradford owes so much." Loosely inserted two-page letter from Welch to Hunter: "The book owes more to you than to anybody else, and in sending you a copy I wish to express to you again my warm thanks for the difficult work you did in bringing it into being." Hunter has added a page of pencilled notes on his involvement in the writing of the book, and on the delays that attended its final publication. Loosely inserted news-clipping about Sir Thomas (as he later became) Bradford's retirement as a magistrate in Durham in 1961 at the age of 75; he died in 1966. A nicely provenanced copy of a desperately uncommon book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Lancelot 28ª-7ª

      Madrid, Ediciones A.L.F.A. 1929 - Primera y rara edición de este libro, fundamental dentro del surrealismo Canario. 18 x 12,5 cm. 127 páginas. Ilustraciones en la cubierta y en el interior del autor. Lomo restaurado. Manchas en cubierta y contracubierta. La cubierta ha sido reintegrada al libro. Manchas de oxido en las primeras páginas. Firma del anterior propietario. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Largine]
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        Trout Fishing From All Angles. A Complete Guide to Modern Methods...a Chapter on Trout Scales by G. Herbert Nall...and The Legal Aspect of Fishing by Alban Bacon...The Lonsdale Library

      London: Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd. 1929. Signed limited edition. This is copy no. 42 of an edition limited to 375 copies signed by the author, 'together with a collection of thirty examples of artificial flies illustrating the various schools of fly dressing'. 448 pp. Original full blue/green morocco with raised bands to spine and gilt lettering & decoration. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Spine leather uniformly faded with some fading to edges of front board. Slight wear to joints. Limitation leaf. With 250 illustrations. Glassine-covered case of flies mounted to rear pastedown with descriptive tissue-guard opposite. Tissue-guard damaged. Original flies with wings apparently munched by insects leaving only the metal hooks intact. Still a VG copy. . Very Good. Full Morocco. Signed Limited Edition. 1929. Large 8vo..

      [Bookseller: Fosters' Bookshop]
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        The Snow Queen.

      NY:: E. P. Dutton & Co.,. Very Good. 1929. Hardcover. B000UCK4AY . Illustrated endpapers and 48 plates. First edition thus. Dust soiling along board edges, previous owner's name on front paste-down, else very good in red cloth with gilt lettering and design. No dust jacket. ; 209 pages .

      [Bookseller: Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Treasure House of Martin Hews Signed E Phillips Oppenheim

      Hodder & Stoughton, UK 1929 - The Treasure House of Martin Hews by E Phillips Oppenheim Signed First Edition Hodder & Stoughton 1929. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Covers fine in near fine dust jacket priced 7/6. SIGNED BY E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM by way of loosely inserted typed and signed letter, originating in France and dated April 17th 1931. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Salón de Estío

      Madrid, Gaceta Literaria 1929 - Madrid, Gaceta Literaria, 1929 (en la cubierta pone 1930, pero en el interior 1929). N. 2 de los Cuadernos de Gaceta Literaria. Ejemplar firmado y dedicado en 1931. Viñetas interiores realizadas por el autor. Manchas de óxido en cubierta y primera página [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Largine]
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        The Voyage Out

      London: Hogarth Press,, 1929. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. Spine slightly rolled and faded. An excellent copy. Hogarth Press's Uniform Edition. "The Hogarth Press bought the rights to this, Virginia's first book, in February 1929, taking over 500 sets of sheets that Duckworth had imported from the George H. Doran Company, New York, and issuing them with a cancel title page as the third impression. The Hogarth Press issued a photo-offset edition as the first volume in the Uniform Edition of Virgina Woolf's works in September 1929 at 5s" (Woolmer). From the library of Peggy Belsher, secretary and head clerk at the Hogarth Press from 1928 to 1936, and previously a file copy from the publisher's archive, with Belsher's ownership signature to front free endpaper and "FILE" written in purple ink and crossed out in pencil to title page. Originally published in 1915.

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        The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge

      Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1929. First Edition. Cloth & Boards. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. A handsome and scarce Limited Numbered First Edition signed by President Coolidge on the limitation page and numbered 252 of 1,000 Limited Edition copies. With dark blue cloth spine and marbled paper boards with gold titling. In near fine condition with very slight cocking and a scratch on the front cover but with attractive gold gilt on the top edge and the interior is bright and clean, and the pages are stiff and fresh. There is slight darkening on the inside hinge of the front endpapers as though there had been a small article there previously, and the untrimmed page edges are naturally tanned from age. Overall a very solid book with a fresh and clean signature and clean and clear photographs. A handsome book.

      [Bookseller: Parrish Books]
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        Cup of Gold

      Robert M. McBride & Company 1929 - Flat SIGNED by John Steinbeck on a red, perforated, circular sticker affixed to the half title page (the sticker has two small white specks, else fine.) Mustard cloth, top edges stained purple. The volume has mild spine toning, 4 areas (1 on front; 3 on back) of light crinkling to covers(binding flaws) and overall light soiling. There is a bookplate on the front pastedown and three pages are dog-eared. Overall a near very good copy in a fine facsimile first issue McBride dust jacket; now housed in a mildly aged and toned slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        The Blacker the Berry

      New York: The Macaulay Company, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Near Fine, lacking the dust jacket. Cloth is faintly dust-soiled, and shows several faint water drops. Slight rubbing to black stamping. First page of text was roughly cut, with an edge chip. Light toning to pages. A very sharp copy of the important Harlem Renaissance novel.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Let's Ride to Hounds. By Anole Hunter

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1929. First edition, number 32 of 50 Large-Paper copies. With four plates by Edward King. xii, 92, [1] pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Original red 3/4 morocco over marbled boards, t.e.g. Faintest traces of wear to covers, else fine. In quarter crimson morocco slipcase and cloth chemise. King, Edward. First edition, number 32 of 50 Large-Paper copies. With four plates by Edward King. xii, 92, [1] pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. The first half of the book gives practical advice on the management of horses, hounds, etc; he second describes American hunts. Siegel 26; Frazier H-21-D; Podeschi 366; British and American Sporting Authors, pp. 330, 408: "a comprehensive book which must always be a valuable text-book"

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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