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        Squadron of Death: The True Adventures of a Movie Plane-Crasher (Signed First Edition)

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1929. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by Grace on the title page: "Happy Landings / Dick Grace." Uncommon in the scarce dust jacket. Dick Grace (1898-1965) served as a pilot in both world wars, and was a stunt pilot in silent and other early films, specializing in crashing planes. His film credits include "Eyes of the Forest" (1923), "Flying Fool" (1925), "Wide Open" (1927), "Wings" (1927), and "Devil's Squadron" (1936). Features black-and-white photographic plates throughout, all present. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus, price-clipped dust jacket. Toning and bumps at the extremities, a faint bruise on the front endpaper. Jacket spine and folds toned, with tiny chips an tears at the edges.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Drinks of all Kinds

      London: Sir Isaac Pitman Ltd, ca 1929. Hardcover. Very Good. Undated, though assumed to be published circa 1929. Very Good, with small stains to cover, light rubbing to cloth at corners and spine ends, offsetting to end papers. A scarce guide covering a variety of recipes, including cocktails, fancy drinks, punches, warm drinks and temperance drinks.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        4. Westdeutsche Gastwirtsmesse Köln 12. bis 20. Oktober. Offset Druck.

      Kölner Görres-Haus G.m.b.H., 1929. - Original-Plakat. 62 x 83,5 cm groß. Sehr schön erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR]
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        Revista LA CRUZ DEL SUR. Ejemplares N° 26; 27; 28; 29; 30; 31; 32; 33 y 34. Se envía a demanda SUMARIO de cada número.

      Editorial "La Cruz del Sur", Montevideo 1929 - Encuadernación artesanal. Roces y fatigas en su lomo. Interior en buen estado. Textos íntegros. We send (on request) the SUMMARY of the content of each one of the magazines. Enviamos (a pedido) el SUMARIO del contenido de cada uno de los números. Nous envoyons (à demande) le SOMMAIRE du contenu de chacun des exemplaires. Nous ENVOYONS (sur demande et gratuitement) vidéo de démonstration de l'état de conservation du livre. WE SEND (free of charge) video demonstration of the conservation status of the book. ENVIAMOS (a solicitud y sin cargo) video de demostración del estado de conservación de los ejemplares. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eduardo Martínez Moreira]
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        Svenska konstsamlingarnas historia. Från Gustav Vasas tid till våra dagar. 1-3. / Geschichte der Schwedischen Kunstsammlungen 1525-1925. Mit einer Zusammenfassung in Deutscher Sprache.

      Stockholm 1929-31. 240 + 256 + 200 s. + 158 planscher i ljustryck (50 + 56 + 52). Med register över konstnärer, konstsamlare, konstkännare, konstagenter och konsthandlare. - Tre helpergamentband med linjedekor och titeltryck i guld, övre guldsnitt, ryggarna med röda titelfält i skinn (ngt naggade), banden ngt fingersmutsade. Omslag och ryggremsor medbundna. (Pergamentband är en ovanlig och mycket lyckad lösning för detta verk, eftersom skinn- eller halvskinnband ofta är för sköra för de bastanta volymerna, som ofta blir nötta av hantering). [ENGLISH: Granberg's standard work "The History of Swedish Art Collections", 3 volumes, in Swedish. Illustrated with 158 collotype plates. Covers collections from the 16th to the early 19th centuries. Full vellum, lightly soiled. - Geschichte der Schwedischen Kunstsammlungen 1525-1925. Mit einer zusammenfassung in Deutscher Sprache.] Nr 126 av upplagans endast 200 exemplar. Del 1 behandlar tiden Gustav Vasa-Kristina, del 2 Karl X Gustav-Adolf Fredrik, del 3 Gustav III-Karl XIII. Med avsnitt om Gustav I (Vasa), Erik XIV, Johan III, Sigismund, Karl IX, Gustav II Adolf, drottning Kristina, Karl X Gustav, Hedvig Eleonora, Per Brahe d.y., Carl Gustav Wrangel, Magnus Gabriel de la Gardie och några andra adliga samlare, porträttsamlingen på Leufsta, Stockholmsborgares samlingar och ett par andra (M. Dahls i London, H. Braunjohans i Göteborg och Grillska samlingen på Österby), Karl XI, Carl Gustav Tessin, Lovisa Ulrika, Adolf Fredrik, Gustav III, Karl XIII, hertig Fredrik och Sofia Albertina, Martellis tavelsamling, Carl Fredrik Fredenheim, greve Gustav Sparres kabinett, Finspångssamlingen, Per Suther, Lucas von Breda d. y. och Carl Fredrik von Breda, Abraham Elfving, Magnus Fredrik Brahe, excellensen Gustav Trolle-Bonde, och tavelförsäljningen under 1700-talet. Återger även olika slags inventarieförteckningar för de kungliga konstsamlingarna, däribland "Inventarium över Gustav Vasas tavelsamling på Gripsholm 1548", "Inventarium över kejserliga konstkammaren i Prag 1621", "Inventarium över Kristinas konstsamlingar 1652", samt förteckningar från Bogesund, Rydboholm, Östra Ryds kyrka, Visingsborg, Skokloster, Ekholmen, Läckö, Karlberg, Kägleholm, Salsta, Österby, Åkerö, Venngarn, och Bergshammar (Sack), samt utdrag ur diverse kataloger och bouppteckningar: Axel von Fersen, Jacob Albrecht von Lantingshausen, sonen Albrekt von Lantingshausen, Finspång (Finspong), Jean Eric Rehn, Jean Louis Desprez, Lars Bolander, Adam Horn, [Casper Wrede], Johan Tobias Sergel. Innehåller även utdrag ur Lucas von Breda d.y:s artiklar "Om Målningar" i Stockholmsposten, avseende verk i svensk ägo (Rubens, Van Dyck, Abraham Van Diepenbeeke, Nicolas Berghem, Philip Wouwerman, Adam Pynacker, Paul Potter, Frans Snyders, Jacob De Heusch, Jacob Ruysdael, Gerhard van Herp.

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        La Révolution Surréaliste Nº 12.- Cinquième année, 15 Décembre 1929. [Texte original du Second Manifeste du Surréalisme].

      Paris, Librairie José Corti 1929. - 30 x 21 cm, 80 p., ill. Edition originale. Contributions de Tristan Tzara, André Breton, René Char, Paul Eluard, René Magritte, René Crevel, Francis Picabia, Benjamin Péret. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      London: Faber & Faber, 1929. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. SIGNED FIRST EDITION ILLUSTRATED NEARLY FINE poetry. 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. Authenticity guaranteed. Faber & Faber, London, n.d., 1929. Gallup A14a. 12mo (7 1/4 in. tall); 3 pp. Bright yellow wrapper with faintest dustiness. Nearly fine signed first edition illustrated poetry by T. S. Eliot.

      [Bookseller: EXCELSA SCRIPTA Rare & Collectible Books]
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        The Shakespeare Head Edition of the Barsetshire Novels of Anthony Trollope -- Edited by Michael Sadleir and including Trollope's Autobiography [The Warden, Barchester Towers, Doctor Thorne, Framley Parsonage, The Small House at Allington, The Last Chronicle of Barset, Trollope's Autobiography]

      1929. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good set of Anthony Trollope's famed Barsetshire novels, being The Warden, Barchester Towers, Doctor Thorne, Framley Parsonage, The Small House at Allington, and The Last Chronicle of Barset, TOGETHER WITH Anthony Trollope's Autobiography, in fourteen volumes printed at the Shakespeare Head Press and Published for the Press by Basil Blackwell, Oxford and by Houghton Mifflin Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1929. The printing was limited to 525 copies, this copy being presented in the Publisher's original green cloth, with the top edge of the closed page block gilded and the front edge untrimmed. In Very Good condition, the volumes show modest rubbing to the spine ends and board corners, some age dulling to the spine lettering, and occasional marks to the spines and boards, and a notable prior seller's price of $1,000 to the front free endpaper of the first volume of Barchester Towers. Having an excellent Provenance, this set belonged to Wade Hampton Hayes and each volume has his bookplate to its pastedown. Wade Hampton Hayes served in the Spanish American War and under General Pershing in World War I. He served as a member of a New York City Militia and retired from his military career as a Brigadier General of the New York National Guard. A Financier, Hayes also served as the Sunday editor of the New York Tribune. He thereafter emigrated to England, where he co-founded British Electric and became the Commander of the American Division of the British Home Guard prior to the United States’ entrance into WW II. Joseph Kennedy, the American ambassador, attempted to remove his US citizenship but failed to do so. While keeping his US Citizenship Hayes was awarded an Order of the British Empire. A Very Good set of the most successful group of works from Anthony Trollope, one of the most successful, prolific, and respected English novelists of the Victorian era with an excellent Provenance. PLEASE NOTE: BUYER'S POSTAGE COST WILL EXCEED THE COST QUOTED BY THIS SITE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Tales Told of Shem and Shaun. Three Fragments from Work in Progress

      Paris: The Black Sun Press 1929. Signed limited edition. First edition. This is one of 100 copies printed on Japanese vellum and signed by the author James Joyce on the half title. 55 pp. Publisher's original paper wrappers with opaque wrapper and later clear acetate wrapper. In a custom box with morocco spine over tan cloth with raised bands to the spine and gilt lettering. Internal wrap-around limp cloth casing. Front cover and backstrip printed in red and black. Title-page also printed in red and black. Bookplate to verso of ffep. Printed in hand-set Caslon in June 1929 for and under the direction of Harry and Caresse Crosby at their Black Sun Press in the Rue Cardinale, Paris. With a preface by C. K. Ogden. Portrait of the author by Brancusi. In Near Fine to Fine condition. . Near Fine. Wraps. Signed Limited Edition. 1929. 8vo..

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        The Escaped Cock. With decorations in color by the author

      The Black Sun Press, Paris 1929 - Original white printed wrappers, glassine cover, a fine copy in a custom chemise and half morocco slipcase. Copy 21 of 50 copies printed on japan vellum, numbered and signed by Lawrence. Roberts A50b. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Germinal. Illustré de trente compositions en couleurs de Jean Oberlé.

      Paris: Javal et Bourdeaux, 1928 & 1929 - 3 volumes in paper and glassine wraps housed in 2 boxes, 14 inches tall. Number 26 of 60 copies on 'Japon Imperial'. With 30 plates by Jean Oberlé in two states and with an ORIGINAL watercolour. In an extra suite are 60 etchings by Louise Ibels, all signed and a further ORIGINAL watercolour. The two wooden boxes are leather bound with gilt titles, and heavily padded and lined with watered silk. The title page is dated 1928 whereas the wrapper is dated 1929. I believe these were publisher's copies. The boxes are slightly rubbed but fully functioning, the contents are pristine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        La Parisienne.

      La Nouvelle Société d'Edition 1929 - Un volume in-8 (19 cm x 15 cm), 82 pp. Deuxième volume de la collection " Elles". Couverture illustrée de Michel de Lafargue. Une lithographie originale en couleurs de K.Van Dongen en frontispice. Du tirage réservé à l'auteur, un des 5 exemplaires nominatifs sur papier teinté bleu, numéroté en lettre. Exemplaire non coupé. Broché. Bel exemplaire. Pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre consultez notre site et notre blog Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Good-Bye To All That

      London: Cape, 1929. 8vo, pp. 448. Original salmon boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Boards a little marked, endpapers a trifle browned, but a very good copy in a very good, unclipped dustwrapper, browned at spine, chipping with slight loss to head of spine, and one or two very small closed tears. Photographic frontispiece of author by Albert Cracknell, seven illustrations through text. Illustrated dustwrapper by Len Lye. First edition, first issue, with the Sassoon poem on pp. 341-3 present. Viscount Esher's copy, with his bookplate. Sassoon's poem is missing from later copies; complaints and the threat of legal action from the poet resulted in its removal.

      [Bookseller: Neil Pearson Rare Books]
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        Kreisa fronte. N. 6. 1. XII. 1929. [Left Front. No. 6. December 1, 1929.]

      Linards Laicens (Latvju Kultura, Riga 1929 - With photographic illustrations. First edition. Printed in 1300 copies. In publisher's, constructivist cover. Printed in orange and black. 47, (1) p. "Kreis? fronte" was the first substantial leftist Latvian-language journal with international aspirations. Its concept and format followed Vladimir Mayakovsky's magazine the "LEF" and the design of "Novy Lef". Only 17 issues were published between 1928 and 1930 (the last one was double), when it was banned by the authorities, and Laicens launched his new magazine the "Trib?ne". The content of "Kreis? fronte" was more cultural than political, contained avant-garde literary elements as well as photographic artwork. The editor, Linards (Petrovich) Laicens (1883-1938) was a Latvian Expressionist writer and poet, active in politics as a member of Communist party. He was the editor or the leftist Avant-garde journals "Kreis? Fronte" and "Trib?ne". [Fraser: pp. 125-126.]. Spine worn, chipped at edges. Stains on last leaves. Overall in good condition. In publisher's, constructivist cover. Printed in orange and black [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A NON STOP RUN

      Published by Birn Brothers, 1929. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Good condition with no wrapper. Stories and rhymes of our railways by Blyton. Pictorial boards. B/w and red, black and white text illustrations. Binding is a little fragile in that the joints are cracked and staples have been pulled making contents a bit loose. There is chipping to the title-strip with some loss. Contents are browned but generally clean. A decent copy of a very scarce item. [R]

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        Paul Klee

      Editions "Cahiers D'Art", Paris 1929 - IN FRENCH. From A Limited Edition Of 900 This Being Number 567. xxvii, 60 pages [84 black and white illustrations], and 4 pages listing the illustrations. Book size 11 inches tall by 9 inches. Contents : L'Oeuvre De Klee ix-xix; Notices Biographiques xxi-xxii; Hommages A Kleexxiii-xxvii; Dessins Dans Le Texte ix-xi-xiii-xv-xvii-xxi-xxiii; Planches I A 84; Table Des Plances xxix-iii. "Cet ouvrage, le cinquieme de la collection 'Les grands peintres d'aujourd'hui', a ete tire a 900 exemplaires, soit: 6 exemplaires sur papier Japon imperial avec une gouache et une gravure, numerotes de 1 a 6; 7 exemplaires sur Japon imperial avex un dessin et une gravure, numerotes de 7 a 13; 30 exemplaires sur papier d'Arches a la forme avec une gravure, numerotes de 14 a 43; 857 exemplaires sur velin de Torpes, numerotes de 44 a 900; il a ete tire en outre quelques exemplaires pour les collaboratuers et amis de 'Cahiers D'art'. Exemplaire no. 567. " Book - in Good cream wrappers with plain paper covers - some marking to the cream wrappers and some rubbing to the extreme edges. Contents, some rubbing/wearing [no loss] to the inside edge of the front flap of the wrapper, light yellowing to the borders of the illustrations NOT affecting the detail, minor marking to the top border edge to the illustration of page 58, light wear to the edges of a couple of the protective tissues otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. Text is in French. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Art & Design; French Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 004427. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        Isadora Duncan Twenty-Four Studies Foreword by Max Eastman

      New York & London: Mitchell Kennerley, 1929. First edition. 1 vols. 4to. Black ribbed cloth in white unprinted dust-jacket and printed slipcase. Light wear to slipcase and sunning to dust-jacket spine. First edition. 1 vols. 4to. Inscribed to Percy MacKaye. Inscribed on ffep "To Percy MacKaye - To whom these pictures will bring back memory of our youth … from his friend Arnold Genthe. New York 1931." Genthe photographed MacKaye in costume for his play Sanctuary: A Bird Masque in 1913.

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        Prehistoric Survey of Egypt and Western Asia. Volume I: Paleolithic Man and the Nile-Faiyum Divide. Volume II: Paleolithic Man and the Nile Valley in Nubia and Upper Egypt. Volume III: Paleolithic Man and the Nile Valley in Upper and Middle Egypt. Volume IV: Paleolithic Man and the Nile Valley in Lower Egypt (complete set)

      University of Chicago, Chicago 1929 - Very rare complete set of 4 volumes. University of Chicago, Chicago, 1929. First edition. In-4. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meretseger Books]
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        The Winding Stair.

      New York: The Fountain Press,, 1929. Octavo. Original blue cloth, gilt lettered spine, red morocco labels, gilt floral borders on sides, top edges gilt, text printed on green paper, edges untrimmed. Bookplate of M. O'Gorman Munkhouse to front pastedown. Some minor fading to cloth, internally fresh. An excellent copy. First published edition, first printing, one of 12 copies printed on green paper. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Inscribed for James A. Healy, in memory of that particular Irishman & our friend Richard Campbell. W. B. Yeats." The recipient, James Augustine Healy (1890-1975) was an Irish-American stockbroker, bibliophile, and patron of Irish writers, who had an extensive correspondence with Elizabeth C. Yeats and George Yeats, from whom he obtained all the Dun Emer and Cuala Press books. Judge Richard Campbell, to whom Yeats refers in the inscription, was an Irish-born American lawyer, who assisted in forming a syndicate of Americans to re-establish the Irish Statesman. This is number 72 of 642 copies signed by the author on the half-title; this particular copy is cited by Wade in the second edition of his bibliography. However, Wade is seemingly unaware of the bibliographical background of this edition: it was in fact initially intended for publication under Crosby Gaige's imprint. The aborted issue consisted of 712 copies, of which 12 were printed on green paper, and 650 were for sale. The project was taken over when Gaige sold the publishing house in December 1928 to his business partner James Wells, who changed the firm's name to Fountain Press. The edition was thus published under The Fountain Press imprint with a redesigned title page and colophon in a limited issue of 642 copies. The 12 copies on green paper were incorporated into the rest of the limitation, hence why, most unusually for a bibliographically distinct issue, they were numbered randomly in the sequence.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Munich: Kurt Wolff, 1929. First edition. Sander, August. 4to., (18) pp., with 60 full-page b&w plates after photos. Publisher's yellow cloth over flexible boards. The cloth is moderately soiled, with foxing along the outer edges of the text block and lightly on the blank first and last leaves. This copy was presented as a gift in 1929 in a neat hand on the blank leaf proceeding the title page. Internally bright, this is a very good copy. Sanders conceived of a mammoth photographic project to photograph people of every class of society "archetypes of the modern era." His first presentation of this project was in this book ANTLITZ DER ZEIT. The Nazi regime suppressed this project because it reflected "undesirables." After the Nazi era, Sander continued this project until his death.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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      Kurt Wolff, Munich 1929 - 4to., (18) pp., with 60 full-page b&w plates after photos. Publisher's yellow cloth over flexible boards. The cloth is moderately soiled, with foxing along the outer edges of the text block and lightly on the blank first and last leaves. This copy was presented as a gift in 1929 in a neat hand on the blank leaf proceeding the title page. Internally bright, this is a very good copy. Sanders conceived of a mammoth photographic project to photograph people of every class of society "archetypes of the modern era." His first presentation of this project was in this book ANTLITZ DER ZEIT. The Nazi regime suppressed this project because it reflected "undesirables." After the Nazi era, Sander continued this project until his death. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd., ABAA]
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        The Horse of the Desert. With an Introduction by Major General James G. Harbord and Henry Fairfield Osborn.

      New York, NY: The Derrydale Press, 1929., 1929. FINELY BOUND LIMITED FIRST EDITION. Large Quarto. pp. xxviii, 218. With 156 illustrations from photographs and paintings, 4 of which are in colour and 2 are maps, one folding. Limited to 750 copies. In recent full black morocco, with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt horse motifs to spine; gilt rule to boards; top edge gilt, others untrimmed; marbled end papers. Original gilt entitled and decorated blue cloth upper bound in at rear. Very light even browning throughout, otherwise a sumpteous copy. A volume dedicated to the furtherence of knowledge concerning the Arabian cavalry horse, with a view to improving bloodlines in the United States.

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        Farewell to Arms

      Scribners, 1929 A near fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket, first issue dust jacket, in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

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        AUTOBIOGRAFÍA Y JUSTAS POÉTICAS. Precedidas de un prólogo de Salvador Carreras Zacarés y de una introducción del Barón de San Petrillo

      Acción Bibliográfica Valenciana, Valencia 1929 - Folio, XCVII-386 págs. Ejemplar núm. 62, nominado, de una tirada de 125 ejemplares. Papel hilo, barbas. Media piel, nervios, doble tejuelo, lomo adornado con dorados, planos decorados. Corte superior tintado. Buen ejemplar. Extenso estudio genealógico y privilegios de nobleza del autor, fundador de la Academia de los Nocturnos, escritor y poeta, muy conocido por las Justas Poéticas que hizo celebrar, de quien se incluyen varios trabajos literarios inéditos. Siguen 151 páginas con su "Autobiografía", en catalán, modalidad valenciano, y en la página 153 se inicia la reedición de las "Justas Poéticas hechas a devoción de Bernardo Catalán de Valeriola", impresas en Valencia, en casa de Juan Crisóstomo Garriz, en 1602, con poesías religiosas de diversos autores presentadas a cuatro Justas. Literatura española. Poesía española. Valencia. Spanish literature. Spanish poetry.

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        The Love Parade [Parade d'amour] (Original photograph of the US premiere of the film in New York, 1929)

      N.p.: Cliff Leary, 1929. Vintage single weight sepia photograph of the world premiere of the landmark 1929 film, at the legendary Criterion Theatre in New York. Shot by photographer Cliff Leary, with his stamp on the verso, as well as a numeric reference number (6434), and the stamp of a Scandanavian press agency (Københavnerinden). A huge hit for Paramount in 1929, a comforting fact for the studio given that it was released just after the Wall Street crash. The great Ernst Lubitsch's first talking film, the film debut of Jeanette MacDonald, the American debut of Maurice Chevalier. Too "The Love Parade" is considered by many to be the first musical film in which songs were integrated with story, and the first to make innovative first use of music with no image at the end of the film. Finally, a wonderful example of the kinds of magnificent physical artwork that would routinely go into major premieres at the beginning of the talking era. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). In an archival mat. Very Good, with faint creasing and light wear at the corners.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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      - Chaumont-Gistoux, [E. du Perron], 1929. Ingenaaid. 60 p. Gedrukt [door Breuer te Brussel] in een oplage van 60 genummerde exemplaren. 2e, geheel herziene druk. Wat roest, verder keurig.* Ongenummerd exemplaar, als altijd. Batten/ Stols 86. Storm 9.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis ILAB]
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        Von Heute auf Morgen (Oper in einem Akt von Max Blonda; Musik Arnold Schönberg; Klavierauszug (= Op. 32 hier nicht genannt) 1. Ausgabe, Äußerst selten, in keiner Bibliothek weltweit von mir nachweisbar

      Berlin-Charlottenburg, Nussbaum-Allee 17, Im Selbstverlag des Komponisten, 1929. 149 S. Noten Folio. Gebunden in Halbleinen, bis auf wenige zarte Bleistiftanmerkungen sehr gutes Ex., vorne eingeklebt ein Blatt mit der Abb. des Bühnenbildes v. 1930; BEILIEGT: 1 Blatt mit Text v. Theodor Wiesengrund-Adorno zur Uraufführung aus \"Die Musik, XXII/6 März 1930\" Max Blonda (d.i. das Pseudonym von Gertrud Schönberg, geb. Kolisch (1898-1967) ////////// In den Jahren 1928 bis 1929 stellte Arnold Schönberg die Komposition seiner einaktigen Oper \"Von heute auf morgen\" op. 32 musikalisch fertig. Das wahrscheinlich früheste Manuskript des Librettos ist auf den 21. Oktober 1928 datiert und stammt von Arnold Schönberg selbst, der jedoch lediglich auf anderthalb Seiten das Thema für die Oper skizziert hatte. Auf dem Titelblatt wurde dann später der Name \"Max Blonda\" als Textautor vermerkt. Nach dem Krieg gab man jedoch bekannt, dass Gertrud Schönberg die eigentliche Verfasserin des Librettos gewesen und der Text für die Komische Oper lediglich unter dem Pseudonym \"Max Blonda\" (\"große Blonde\"?; vgl. Grun 2006, S. 551) veröffentlicht worden war. Leider ist von dem Libretto keine Niederschrift oder Typoskript von Gertrud Schönberg erhalten (vgl. GA, Bd. 7B, Teil 1, S. 12f.) //////////// Schönbergs Kritik der Gattung Zeitoper manifestiert sich in erster Linie in der Anwendung seiner nun ausgereiften Zwölftonmethode unter Einbeziehung der am häufigsten verwendeten musikalischen Stilelemente des Genres: Imitation amerikanischer Tanzmusik und Jazz. Schönberg war offensichtlich davon überzeugt, daß die nunmehr ausgefeilte Zwölftonmethode flexibel genug sei, um in einer aktuellen komischen Oper Anwendung finden zu können. Für Schönberg stellte die Zwölftonmethode kompositorisch eine Art Schlüssel zur Zukunft dar, und in »Von heute auf morgen« versuchte er zu beweisen, dass dieser Schlüssel keinen Widerspruch zu populärem Erfolg darstellen musste. Die Aufführungen an der Frankfurter Oper und über Rundfunk im Jahr 1930 sollten den Komponisten jedoch enttäuschen. Seine Hoffnungen auf populären Erfolg sollten sich nicht bewahrheiten. Etwa zwei Monate nach der Uraufführung verfasste Schönberg den Essay »Mein Publikum«, in dem er argumentiert, die Sachverständigen - vor allem Dirigenten, Ausführende und andere im Musikleben einflußreiche Personen - seien für den Mangel an Verständnis seiner Musik verantwortlich zu machen. (siehe Arnold Schönberg Center) ////// Von heute auf morgen (From Today to Tomorrow or From One Day to the Next) is a one act opera composed by Arnold Schoenberg, to a German libretto by \"Max Blonda,\" the pseudonym of Gertrud Schoenberg, the composer`s wife. It is the composer`s opus 32. The opera was composed at the end of 1928 (finished on the first day of 1929), and was premiered in Frankfurt on 1 February 1930, with William Steinberg conducting Herbert Graf`s production. It was the first twelve-tone opera, and Schoenberg`s only comedy. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Compleat Angler The Lives of Donny Wharton

      Bloomsbury: the Nonesuch Press, 1929. Copyright date 1929, limited edition, this being number 181 of the first 1100 copies, For Sale in England by Nonesuch Press. Leather Boards. Book Condition: Very Good. Poulton, Thomas & Sigrist, Charles (illustrator). . Full leather with gilt titles. Pages are untrimmed. Text is clean and clear. Boards show slight wear. In the very good original marbled slip case. No tears, bent pages, nor any writing. Text and illustrations are bright and clean, binding is secure, a solid collectible book.. Limited Edition. leather Bound. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Thomas. Poulton and Charles Sigrist. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Collectible & Limited .

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        Kreis? fronte. N. 3. 1. VI. 1929. [Left Front. No. 3. June 1, 1929.]

      Linards Laicens (Latvju Kultura), Riga 1929 - With several photographic illustrations and reproductions (one by Georg Grosz). First edition. Printed in 1300 copies. In publisher's, constructivist cover. Printed in red and black. 47, (1) p. "Kreis? fronte" was the first substantial leftist Latvian-language journal with international aspirations. Its concept and format followed Vladimir Mayakovsky's magazine the "LEF" and the design of "Novy Lef". Only 17 issues were published between 1928 and 1930 (the last one was double), when it was banned by the authorities, and Laicens launched his new magazine the "Trib?ne". The content of "Kreis? fronte" was more cultural than political, contained avant-garde literary elements as well as photographic artwork. The editor, Linards (Petrovich) Laicens (1883-1938) was a Latvian Expressionist writer and poet, active in politics as a member of Communist party. He was the editor or the leftist Avant-garde journals "Kreis? Fronte" and "Trib?ne". [Fraser: pp. 125-126.]. Ownership inscription of title page in ink at upper right edge. Cover artistically restored. In fine condition. In publisher's, constructivist cover. Printed in red and black

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      Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1929 225 pages + 6 color plates. Limited edition: #2 of 100 copies SIGNED by Beatrix Potter. In this instance, the limited edition really was NOT for sale and was intended only as gifts from Potter. The provenance of our copy is excellent: it is from the collection of David McKay's great granddaughter and probably was given by Beatrix Potter to David McKay's son James. Although she intended to stop writing after the final Peter Rabbit book, Potter was persuaded by her American publisher Alexander McKay (James McKay's brother) to write this book aimed at an American audience. This first printing of the American edition preceded the British edition by 29 years. The book is clean and tight, with lightly toned pages; one 1/3" closed tear at the fore-edge of the front free endpaper. The color illustration pastedown on the front cover is clean and bright, but it does have some foxing and minor rubbing. A very nice copy of this scarce autographed collectible.. SIGNED. First Edition. Hardcover. Collectible-Very Good+/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Beatrix Potter. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Green Cloth Covered Boards.

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        Mounted Colour Print "The Great House" from The Passing Seasons.

      Mounted colour print , 540 x 450mm, signed by Lionel Edwards in pencil. The Passing Seasons was published in 1929 in an edition of 250 copies with each plate signed by the artist in pencil. This plate shows a view of a deer park with a country house in the background.

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        Cup of Gold.

      New York: Robert M. McBride & Company,, 1929. A life of Henry Morgan, Buccaneer with Occasional Reference to History. Octavo. Publisher's yellow cloth, titles to upper board and spine in black, top edge dyed blue. With the dust jacket. Housed in a green solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Some minor creasing to lower edges of jacket. A superb copy. First edition, first printing with the top stain and final blank. Steinbeck's rarest book. Only 1,537 copies of the first printing were issued and this one, with fresh cloth and the top-stain and jacket spine largely unfaded, is the best we have ever seen. A superb copy.

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        Nana. Eaux-Fortes De Chas Laborde.

      Henri Jonquières, Éditeur, Paris 1929 - 214 pp. y 218 pp. Más láminas. Un total de 44 ilustraciones: 27 en el texto, 17 en lámina a color, iluminadas a mano a varias tintas, 1 en negro; y la "suite" de 44 láminas en negro con todos los grabados. Todo aguafuertes originales. Muy cuidada impresión. Texto enmarcado en rojo. Todo en muy buen papel de hilo, chiffon de Paviot. Edición total de solo 185 ejemplares. (nº71). Perfecto ejemplar encuadernado de época a media piel con puntas. Lomeras con nervios y florones. Corte superior dorado. Size: 2 Vols. De 29 x 22,5 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Farewell to Arms

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1929. Signed limited edition. This is copy no. 7 of an edition limited to 510 copies and signed on the limitation leaf by the author Ernest Hemingway. 355 pp. Original vellum spine and corner tips over light blue/green paper-covered boards. Gilt-lettered black leather title label to spine. In the original publisher's slipcase with paper title label to front and hand-lettered 'No. 7'. Slipcase in Good condition with wear to edges and extremities and top of slipcase renewed. Some staining to vellum spine. Small bump to board edge. No ownership names. Internally clean. Early bookshop label from 'The Holliday Bookshop' New York to lower corner of rear paste-down. Binding firm. A Very Good copy. . Very Good. Vellum Spine. Signed Limited Edition. 1929. Tall 8vo..

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        Early Signed Concert Program

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. An interesting early program from the 1929 Sopron Music Festival in Hungary, signed by Bartók, Dohnányi, and several other important Hungarian musicians of the era. The program lists concerts, services, and galas over three days, from October 20 to 22, 1929, and is signed on the internal pages twice by Bartók and Dohnányi and additionally by pianists Imre Stefániai and Ottó Herz, tenor Ferenc Székelyhidy, and conductor Károly Zwinz. The works performed in the festival included Bartók's Hungarian Rhapsody, Kodály's Psalmus Hungaricus, and Dohnányi's Suite in F-sharp minor. <br>Together with two reproduction photographs of Bartók and Dohnányi.<br><br>16 pp. Some creases, toning, and light wear to the edges; some names on the final four pages of names have been highlighted in orange; overall in very good condition. 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm).

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        A Farewell to Arms

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1929 Very good in a very good dust jacket. First Edition. 1929 printed on both the title and the copyright pages. Later edition dust jacket; some edge wear. Book has slight edge wear; bookplate attached to front paste-down. Comes housed in a custom slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Women in parliament. done into English by Jack Lindsay with illustrations by Norman Lindsay and a foreword by Edgell Rickword

      The Fanfrolico Press [1929], London - Folio, limited edition of 500 printed exclusively for subscribers by the Chiswick Press; pp. xiv, [2], 59, [1]; 4 engraved plates, engraved headpieces; original half blue calf over blue cloth boards, gilt-decorated title on cover, gilt title direct on spine, t.e.g.; light rubbing to joints, very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Astronomische Nachrichten. Unter Mitwirkung des Vorstandes der Astronomischen Gesellschaft herausgegeben von Prof. Dr. H. Kobold, Bd. 235 - 266 (1829 - 1938). Auch Einzelbände erhältlich. Also single volumes available.

      Kiel, C. Schmidt, 1929 - 1933. Braune Halbleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln, Buchdeckel in bräunlicher Marmorierung und mit Leinenecken. Großformat 29 x 23 cm. Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift der traditionsreichen Astronomischen Gesellschaft, die bereits im Jahre 1800 - damals als \"Vereinigte Astronomische Gesellschaft\" - von dem Direktor der Sternwarte zu Gotha, Franz Xaver von Zach, sowie dem Gründer der Lilienthaler Sternwarte, Johann Hieronymus Schröter, ins Leben gerufen worden war. Alle Bände in tadellosem Zustand. Ästhetisches Exlibris auf Vorsatz. Weitere Fotos sowie weitere seltene Fachzeitschriften-Angebote zur Astronomie und Physik auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (Rubrik: Astronomie und Physik). Further photos and other rare journals about astronomy and physics at the homepage of the antiquarian bookstore (Section: Astronomy and Physics). Einzelband (single volume): EUR 40,00. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Astrophysik Astronomie Physik Fachzeitschrift Kosmologie Optik Astronomische Gesellschaft

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        Gods' Man: A Novel in Woodcuts

      New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. Octavo [21 cm] 1/4 black cloth with illustrated boards and a paper title label on the backstrip. Publisher's black top stain. Black endpapers. Near fine. This copy is inscribed by Lynd Ward on the half- title page. The first of Ward's six wordless novels that is told exclusively through 144 striking woodcut illustrations. Lynd Ward was not only a talented printmaker, but he was a socially-conscious storyteller as well. "Gods' Man," a modern morality play, was the work that built his reputation. It depicts the deadly bargaining of the soul that a struggling young artist is willing to make.

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