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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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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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

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Bertram & Williams, Books and Fine Art]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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..

      [Bookseller: Fosters' Bookshop]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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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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      Published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., Garden City 1929 - Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii-viii] 1-310 [311: ad] [312: blank], original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red. First edition. A gang of international criminals with advanced technology (mind control, cell phones, poison gas, electronic map, etc.) secretly expand their control of America from vast caverns under New York City and vicinity. Bleiler (1978), p. 169. Reginald 12375. Day, p. 8. A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket. (#152356) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Kreisa Fronte / Kreis? fronte. N. 2. 1. V. 1929. [Left Front. No. 2. May 1, 1929.]

      Linards Laicens (Latvju Kultura), Riga 1929 - With several photographic illustrations and reproductions. First edition. Printed in 1200 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.]. Two pages damaged at edges with no effect on legibility. Cover and brochure artistically restored. In fine condition. In publisher"s, constructivist cover. Printed in red and black [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Three Things.

      London, Faber & Faber 1929. (9) pp. With two drawings by Gilbert Spencer (one in colour). Publisher's blue paper covered hardcover with gold lettering.Front cover with a few small lighter spots, otherwise a very good copy.. Large-paper edition printed in five hundred copies, this copy is unnumbered but signed by Yeats. (The Ariel Poems 18)

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        Now We Are Six With Decorations by Ernest Shepard.

      - London: Methuen & Co., 1929. Small 8vo, x, 103 pp. With a frontispiece and illustrations throughout by Shepard. Original dark red cloth, dust-jacket (upper panel hinge split), a fine copy inscribed by the author. In a new box. First edition, with a lovely ink inscription by Milne on the half-title: "Now We Are Six [half-title] belongs to Margaret Rose / Absorbed in contemplation of her toes / And deaf to Poesy she little knows / What's waiting for her as she grows and grows. A.A. Milne July 31 1946." Loosely inserted in the front is a one-page letter on Cotchford Farm letterhead from Daphne Milne to Margaret's mother confirming that her husband would be delighted to inscribe the book for her daughter. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MSA - Mezinarodni soudoba architektura. Internationale Architektur der Gegenwart. Jaro 1 (von 3), 1929. Schriftleiter: K. Teige.

      Odeon, Prag, 1929 - Prag, Odeon 1929. 23,7 x 18,4 cm. IV, 176 S. mit zahlr. fotograf. Abb., Plänen u. Rissen. Orig.-Broschur (angestaubt u. fleckig). Erster von insgesamt drei erschienenen Bänden der von Karel Teige herausgegebenen und gestalteten Zeitschrift über Fragen der internationalen zeitgenössischen Architektur. Mit Beiträgen von Le Corbusier, Giedion, M. J. Ginsburg, Werner Gräff, Adolf Loos, Hannes Meyer, Mies van der Rohe, Mart Stam u.a.- Innen gut und sauber erhalten. Sprache: cze fra deu [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Unterwegs Antiquariat M.-L. Surek-Becker]
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        Genossenschaft Bild. Künstler Wiens - Künstlerhaus am 6. Feber Kinderfest im Märchenwald, Karlsplatz 5, Karten-Ausgabe 4. 5. 6. Feber von 9 - 12 Uhr und 3 -6.

      -,, [Wien, 1929 - Altkolorierte Tuschzeichnung sowie Bleistift-Skizze. [Wien, -, 1929]. ca. 21,4 x 17,2 cm; ca. 17,5 x 13,9 cm. Die Bleistift-Skizze ist alt montiert. Kante m. kl. Fehlstelle. - Hds. Text auf der kolorierten Tuschzeichnung: "Liaba Kindar, Mädchan u. Buban, Schneewittchen ladet Euch herzlichst ein, kommt alle zahlreich zu unserem schönen Fest .". Deutsch

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      New York: A. L. Burt, 1929. Wodehouse, P. G. CARRY ON, JEEVES! New York: A. L. Burt, [1927]. A Near Fine copy (previous owner initials to front paste-down) in a Near Fine unrestored dust jacket (tiniest bit of edge wear but complete and remarkably bright). An early reprint edition in superb condition with splendid cover art. As the true first U. K. and American editions are either exceedingly expensive or very hard to find in decent condition, this may represent an ideal opportunity to acquire a visually pleasing example of one of Wodehouse's most popular collection of stories, the first of which introduces the reader to Jeeves himself.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by M. F..

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        Poems 1886-1929

      UK: MacMillan. London, Macmillan, 1929. Three volumes, complete. Limited edition, being one of 525 copies, this being number 505. Signed by the author. A near fine set in the publisher's original full morocco. A little rubbed and marked, with some fading to the upper boards, but a lovely set overall. . Near Fine. Hardback. Limited Edition. 1929.

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        Voyages de Gulliver.

      Aux Editions du Nord, BRUXELLES 1929 - Bruxelles, Aux Editions du Nord, 1929. Eaux-fortes et bois de GUS BOFA. 2 vol. in-4, 239 et 286 pp., brochés sous couverture rempliée, chemise et emboitage cartonnés, demi-percaline noire titrée en vert au dos, plats de papier ocre, contreplats en papier argent. Edition illustrée de 30 eaux-fortes et de 36 bois gravés de GUS BOFA. Tirage limité à 360 exemplaires. Exemplaire numéroté sur Hollande (N° 109) après 40 Japon. Etat impeccable. Livres

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        Tales Told of Shem and Shaun: Three Fragments from Work in Progress.

      The Black Sun Press, Paris: 1929. First edition, number 28 of 100 copies on Japanese Vellum, signed by the author., 1929.. First edition, number 28 of 100 copies on Japanese Vellum, signed by the author.. Fine.. Frontis portrait of the author by Brancusi.. Handsomely but simply bound in full navy crushed morocco with double gilt rules bordering raised bands and single gilt panel to front and rear boards, original wrappers bound in. Printed under the direction of Harry and Caresse Crosby at their Black Sun Press. Slocum, A36.

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        Catalogue de Reliures du XVe au XIXe siecle, en vente a la librairie Gamuchian & Cie.

      Paris: rue de Richelieu 1929 - Half morocco, 13 inches tall. A splendid binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with gilt raised bands, gilt tooling to the panels and gilt top edge. One of only 100 signed copies on 'papier d'Hollande'. 398 items described. With 235 plates of bindings, some in colour. An excellent copy in a handsome binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Huntsmen Past and Present. Illustrated from contemporary prints and from original watercolour drawings by the Author.

      London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929., 39. Quarto, with 21 plates in colour and black and white, pp. [14], 91. Publisher's vellum spine with buckram boards, t.e.g. Fine. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. Limited Edition of only 150 copies of which this is no.45.

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        Seventy-Five Years in California A History of Events and Life in California

      San Francisco: John Howell, 1929, 1929. Second edition, considerably expanded from the first of 1889; one of fifty-five special numbered copies (of 250), signed by the publisher and editor. Edges a little rubbed, with the boards showing at the tips; spine splitting at the hinge, but sound; very good copy.. Large 8vo, tan linen spine, blue-green paper boards, printed paper label, untrimmed. Pictorial endpapers, frontis and 39 plates. Additionally this copy has been extra-illustrated with twenty California manuscript and printed ephemeral items, as issued by the publisher. The "El Dorado Edition" of William Heath Davis's famous account of California, first published in 1889 as Sixty Years in California and here expanded and elaborately illustrated. John Howell Books also produced this special extra-illustrated issue with ephemeral and manuscript items in an issue of 250 copies, with sub-limitations within the 250: The Argonaut edition, the Pioneer edition, the California Collectors' edition, the El Dorado edition, etc. Davis (1822-1909) was in California well before the invasion of the gringos, and his "collected reminiscent articles [are a] valuable source book" - Hart, Companion to California.

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      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1929. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine orange. With the dust jacket and green wraparound band. Spine rolled, small bump to foot of front board; an excellent, bright copy in the jacket with toned spine. First UK edition, first impression. It was first published in the US earlier the same year, and won the USA Scotland Yard Prize for the best detective story of the year. From the publisher's archive.

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      - Paris, SOCIETE NOUVELLE DES EDITIONS D'ART DEVAMBEZ, 1929, format 313x255mm, XVIII-66 pages en feuillets libres sous chemise et étui cartonnés 15 eaux-fortes originales en couleurs ( 8 hors-texte et 7 in-texte) par Jean-Gabriel DOMERGUE, un des 130 exemplaires numérotés sur Vélin d'Arches , celui-ci porte le numéro 150, quelques rares rousseurs et l'emboitage est usagé sinon bon exemplaire. Précédée d'une étude inédite de PIERRE DE NOLHAC.

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        Seven Dials Mystery.

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Co,, 1929. A Detective Story. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine and front board in black, patterned endpapers, top edge orange. With the dust jacket. Cloth spine faded and rubbed to edges, some marking to boards, internally clean. An excellent copy in a bright jacket with 70 mm split to front flap fold. First US edition, first printing. Originally published in the UK in the same year.

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      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929 - Wilson's first volume of poetry, here INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Marion and John Amen/This little sheaf of woodland/pipings from a wayward muse,/From Edmund Wilson/October 44." The beginning of Wilson's longtime friendship with John Amen, who would eventually become his tax lawyer and executor, dates to 1919. Wilson married his second wife, Margaret Canby, in Washington, DC at the home of Amen, then Assistant Attorney General of the United States. That marriage, of course, would end tragically with Margaret's death two years later after falling down stairs. Amen was the second husband of Marion Cleveland Dell, the daughter of former President Grover Cleveland. A scarce book to find signed, let alone with such a fine association. Very Good in a slightly darkened, Near Fine dustwrapper with minor edgewear [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Nuits aux bouges -

      Ernest Flammarion 1929 -, Sans lieu. - 1 volume. In-8 70 pp. Reliure plein maroquin noir et jaune. Dos lisse avec titre en long. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée M-F. MALLERON? Intérieur d'une très belle fraicheur. Illustré de six eaux-fortes hors-texte par DIGNIMONT. Très bel exemplaire. TIRAGE LIMITE à 890 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci un des 750 exemplaires sur vélin des Papeteries de Rives. Cet univers de bars à matelots, de filles et de voyous, c?est à Rouen, au début du Siècle, que Pierre Mac Orlan en a la révélation. Puis, dans les bas-fonds de Paris, il découvre les maisons de passe et autres bordels mal famés. La quête des mauvais lieux se poursuivra à Marseille, Anvers et dans chaque ville où le conduira le goût de l?aventure. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        A WAY OUT A One Act Play

      New York: Harbor Press, 1929. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. NEAR FINE SIGNED FIRST EDITION LIMITED #226/485 IN NEAR FINE WRAPPER. Gilt cloth and boards. Signed by Frost at the end of his prefatory note. Tight and clean binding. Straight spine. Crisp pages pristine and unmarred with no bookplate, ownership marks, foxing, marks, tears or folds; no loose pages. Appears unread. Clean endpapers. Clean page block sides. NEAR FINE scarce glassine wrapper in clear archival protector. A Way Out is considered Robert Frost's best play, and is described as "suspenseful and terrifying and as complex as the best of his dramatic poems." Fagan p 352. First edition as a book. First appeared in the literary magazine Seven Arts in 1917, then as part of an anthology in 1927. 1929 stated. 8vo (8 in. tall); 17 pp. Book with touch of shelf wear. Wrapper with faint trace of scratches and chipping. A beautiful limited first edition signed by Robert Frost in a well-preserved wrapper.

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        The Colophon, A Book Collectors' Quarterly 1929-1950 49 volumes.

      New York: Pynson Printers 1929 - Set consists of all 48 publications of the Colophon: Original series (1930-1935) 20 volumes; Three Years & This Year pamphlet, 1933; Index, the Colophon, 1930-1935; with a history of the quarterly; The Colophon New Series (1935-1938) 12 Volumes; 4 volumes of the New Graphic Series (1939-1940); the Annual of Book Making (1938); The New Colophon, Vols I & II in 8 parts & Vol III* Index, (1948-1950). Hardcovers. Beautifully illustrated boards. Good bindings and covers. Several volumes have additional ephemera from the Colophon and Pynson Printers when issued. Shelfwear. Clean, unmarked pages. Contains the much sought after Part 5 with the David B. Milne print "Hilltop" or Painting Places. This print is signed by Milne and has a few foxing spots to the margins. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. The Colophon, subtitled A Book Collectors' Quarterly or A quarterly for booklovers, was a limited edition quarterly periodical begun late in 1929 and continuing in various guises until 1950. It was the brainchild of Elmer Adler, founder of Pynson Printers of New York City. Each issue would also include an original piece of graphic art, some signed by the artist, many produced by using etching, lithography, or engraving. The articles comment on a current or historical issue related to printing, publishing or art. Other articles were themselves intended to be an example of printing or a work of art. As each article or item was normally a short section produced by a different designer and printer, a typical issue included a range of styles, papers, and typography, often using unusual or experimental approaches not widely seen in longer or mainstream printed items. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Vicar of Wakefield

      London: George G. Harrap & Company, 1929 Number 234 of a limited edition of five hundred and seventy five copies for England, and another 200 for the United States signed by the illustrator, Arthur Rackam. This one is English. 231+ pages, plus 12 color plates of Arthur Rackham. Top edge is gilded. Illustrated end leaves. Full vellum covers are slightly bowed and show light foxing/soiling near upper and outer edges. Volume is solid, and contents are clean and intact. There are no book plates, markings, etc.. Signed by the Illustrator. First Edition, Thus. Full Vellum Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Arthur Rackham. sm 4to.

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