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        A Farewell to Arms

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition, first issue with publisher's seal on copyright page and no disclaimer on page [x]. 355 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original black cloth, gilt paper printed labels. Minor wear to bottom edge of covers, Pictorial dust-jacket designed by Cleon (first issue with "Katherine" spelling on flap). First edition, first issue with publisher's seal on copyright page and no disclaimer on page [x]. 355 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Hanneman 8A

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Das Zauberboot. Ein Bilderbuch zum Drehen, Bewegen und Verwandeln. (Das neue Wunderhaus).

      12.-16. Tsd. Gr.-8. 6 Bl. mit 8 Farbtafeln, davon 4 mit Zieh- u. Drehmechanismen sowie 1 ausgestanzte Schablone in einer Tasche im Rückendeckel. Farbig illustr. OHln. Bilderwelt 2062. Murken, Seidmann-Freud 9. Murken, Stuffer 7. Oldenburg, Künstler 194 (mit Abb.). Pressler 208 (Abb. Nr. 150). Vgl. Bilderwelt 660, Doderer-Müller 815, LKJ III,374 u. Stuck-Villa II,310 (alle EA v. 1929). - Eines der seltenen Spielbilderbücher der Wiener Künstlerin. - "Mit ihren beiden Spiel- und Verwandlungsbilderbüchern... wendet sich Tom Seidmann-Freud einer völlig anderen Form des Kinderbuches zu: die Möglichkeit zur Befriedigung der spielerischen Neugierde des Kindes mit seinem Forschungs- und Entdeckertrieb stehen im Mittelpunkt dieser beiden Werke... Das Zauberboot... ist die Fortsetzung des ersten Spielbilderbuches. Auch hier läßt Tom Seidmann-Freud wieder ein wahres Feuerwerk an Ideen und Phantasie versprühen. Der Erfolg, den gerade dieses Buch hatte (es wurde 1930 unter die 50 schönsten aller in Deutschland erschienenen Bücher gewählt), bestätigt die hohe Einfühlsamkeit, Verspieltheit und den Liebreiz, den die Werke Tom Seidmann-Freuds besaßen" (B. Murken). - Martha Gertrud Freud, verheiratete Seidmann-Freud (1892-1930), war die Nichte von Sigmund Freud bereits als Jugendliche hatte sie den Vornamen Tom angenommen. - Eine Rot-Grün-Brille aus der Zeit liegt bei. - Einband etwas fleckig, berieben und gering bestoßen, wie meist ohne das rote Transparentpapier, stellenweise etwas fleckig u. gering gebräunt, gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Haufe & Lutz]
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        Kenya Mountain

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1929. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Plates; Large Folding Map. Xv, 219 Pp. Brown Cloth, Gilt. Inscribed To "Young Thing" Silvia James, Sister Of The Poet, Artist And Patron Of The Surrealists Edward James: " Dear Silvia, Since You Chose The Illustrations And The Binding, And Passed The Printing And The Paper, (And Everyone Says Those Are The Successes) All That Remains For Me To Do Is To Beg You To Be Lenient With The Rest Of The Book. Yours Ever, Eric Dutton 1929". Also With The Publisher's Inquiry Card Laid In Loosely. Book With Light Wear, But Repaired Chipping To Area At Upper Top Edge Of Spine And Front Upper Tip.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        THE SOUTH POLAR TRAIL: The Log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

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

      [Bookseller: Polar Books]
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        Voyage au Congo, suivi du Retour du Tchad et illustré de soixante-quatre photographies inédites de Marc Allegret.

      Paris: Gallimard, N.R.F., 12 juin 1929 - Tirage limité à 1649 exemplaires, celui-ci le n° 899 sur vélin d'Arches, grand et fort in-4; 304p. [4p.]; 4 cartes, 64 photographies hors-texte, vignette sur la page de titre. Reliure en demi-maroquin chocolat à coins, dos à quatre nerfs orné de filets et titres dorés, plats et gardes marbrés, tranche supérieure dorée, couverture d"origine conservée. Bel exemplaire. Bel ouvrage aux photos poétiques et sensuelles. André Gide accomplit ce voyage de onze mois au Congo en compagnie du photographe et réalisateur Marc Allégret, dont le père, pasteur protestant missionnaire, avait été le précepteur de Gide. L"ouvrage déchaîna une polémique qui aboutit à la suppression officielle des compagnies forestières coloniales. Talvart 44B.

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE DES CARRÉS]
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        Loved Helen

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Signed. First edition, first printing. Signed by the author in green ink on the title page. Good, with soil and wear to cloth, bumping to corners and edges, toning to pages. In a Fair dust jacket, which presents well enough but has complete splits at the spine folds and a partial split to a flap fold which have been repaired with tape and tissue from the verso; a patch of waviness to the top of the front panel, toning, chipping and foxing to to the verso as well; publisher's price intact. The author's first book, signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        Medea. Tragödie.

      8. 96 S. 1 Bl. Gelbes, schwarz und rot bedrucktes OLn, Kopffarbschnitt. 1. Ausgabe in einem sehr guten Exemplar, mit eigenhändiger Widmung "Herrn Oberbürgermeister Brauer in Dankbarkeit und aufrichtig neidloser Verehrung Hans Henny Jahnn Trischen, 25. Mai 1929". Max Brauer (1887-1973) war Bürgermeister von Altona und hatte Jahnn (1894-1959) auf der Vogelinsel Trischen in der Meldorfer Bucht eine kurze Bleibe ermöglicht (und später auch in Hamburg). In diese Zeit fallen der Abschluss seiner Arbeit an 'Perrudja' und zunehmende Attacken der Nationalsozialisten, die ihn als Juden verdächtigten und ausdauernd Max Warburg verunglimpften, der Ugrino gefördert hatte. Jahnn ist im August 1930 wieder auf Trischen gewesen und Brauer bis an sein Lebensende verbunden geblieben. - Meyer 5 WG 7 Raabe 6.

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        Une femme à sa fenêtre

      Nrf 1929 - - Nrf, Paris 1929, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Une tache d'encre en tête de la page sur laquelle figure l'envoi autographe. Envoi autographe signé de Pierre Drieu la Rochelle à Jean Ville-Albert. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, review copy. Binding half . Signed autograph of Pierre Drieu La Rochelle Jean-Albert City. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Look Homeward, Angel

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Cloth. Very Good. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY THOMAS WOLFE TO SOCIALITE LEAH EAKER on the front free endpaper. A tight, presentable copy to boot of the 1929 true 1st edition (with the Scribner colophon and the 1929 date on the copyright and title pages, respectively) of Wolfe's first published novel. Solid and VG- to VG in its dark cloth, with bright gilt-titling to the front panel and rubbed (but still readable) titling along the spine. Light spotting to the front panel and along the outer hinges, light wear at the spine crown, Leah Eaker's name in her hand above the author's inscription. Thick 12mo, one of the seminal "first books" of the 20th century and another coup for Maxwell Perkins, Scribners' redoubtable editor.

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        Nature

      Bremer Presse, Munich 1929 - Hardcover. Number 237 of 250 copies printed in Germany for Random House. An additional 280 copies were printed for Bremer Presse subscribers. This handsome book provides an excellent example of the fine printing done at the Bremer Presse. The press produced books from 1911 to 1934, with a break during World War I. Stylistically influenced by the English Doves Press, the press was a strong influence on German book art. Ralph Waldo Emerson's essay, "Nature" was written in 1836. In the essay Emerson put forth the foundation of transcendentalism, a belief system that espouses a nontraditional appreciation of nature. Transcendentalism suggests that the divine, or God, suffuses nature, and suggests that reality can be understood by studying nature. Bound in grey, white, and red decorated paper boards with cream vellum spine. Top edge gilt, with deckled fore-edge and bottom edge. Gilt author and title to spine. Letterpress printed on Zanders handmade paper in black and red, with red title and initials designed by Anna Simons. Book in near fine condition with gift inscription on front free endpaper: "To Mona, in the way of German propaganda, devotedly, Rudy New York - Christmas - 1929." With the scarce red paper dust jacket, very good with small repaired tear on bottom edge. Housed in the also scarce red slipcase. One inch piece torn away from the top of spine, nicks at bottom of spine, some rubbing. 86 pages. PI/112017. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop, ABAA]
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        From Deauville to Monte CarloA Guide to the Gay World of France

      1929 -

      [Bookseller: The Cary Collection]
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        The Christopher Robin Story Book

      New York: E.P. Dutton, 1929. First American edition, no 231 of 350 copies on large paper, signed by Milne and Shepard. Illustrations by E.H. Shephard. Square 8vo. Original half green cloth and pink illustrated boards, paper spine label, original glassine jacket. Minor spotting at extremities, thumb-soiling to a few leaves, but a fine copy in the original illustrated box. Shepard, Ernest H. First American edition, no 231 of 350 copies on large paper, signed by Milne and Shepard. Illustrations by E.H. Shephard. Square 8vo. Signed by Milne and Shepard.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        A Farewell to Arms.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1929. Octavo. Original black cloth, printed gold labels to spine and front cover. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. A little foxing to head of text block; an excellent, fresh copy in the jacket with slightly faded spine panel and a little rubbing to extremities. First edition, first printing, without the legal disclaimer on p. x.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Dodsworth

      Harcourt, Brace and Co, New York 1929 - 1st edition, and a scarce copy of it. 1st binding, one of the first 500 (900 also reported) in orange cloth, issued in late February 1929, preceding the 2nd binding in blue cloth (March) which was about a billion copies (Lewis isn't on Facebook or I'd ask him exactly how many were published, and by the way, the only reason to go on Facebook anymore, is to monitor which of your former classmates has the least attractive children). Fine in a near fine 1st issue dustjacket (no reviews on front flap), and at a kindly price, the combination that threatens all the right people. Though most copies in the orange 1st binding were issued without a jacket, the cloth on this one is so new looking as to lend credence to the idea that it always had a dustjacket on it, and the same value proportions apply, as does the customary warning: Do not buy this book without a dustjacket, or even with a jacket if the cloth shows any signs of not having always been covered by one from its day of publication. And that is a shrewd rule to follow for all 1st editions obtainable in a jacket (Book Code). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE SEVEN DIALS MYSTERY

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1929. Old neat inscription on half-title page. Pinpoint defect near top of half-title. See photos. A very clean and crisp copy of the author's tenth mystery novel. Features some of the characters from a previous novel, "The Secret of Chimneys" including Superintendent Battle of Scotland Yard. 310pp. First American Edition. Orange Cloth. Modest Edge Wear Only/Minor Wear. Thick Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books]
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        Mei Lan-Fang: foremost actor of China

      Commercial Press, Shanghai 1929 - 132p., paperback, very good, a couple of closed tears to the spine panel; sepiatone photos of Mei and others, including two fold-out spreads showing him posing with international guests. On the Beijing Opera actor famous for his performance of female roles, published one year before his first US tour. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc.]
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        OFFICINA BODONI, THE OPERATION OF A HAND-PRESS DURING THE FIRST SIX YEARS OF ITS WORK.

      Paris and New York: Editiones Officinae Bodoni, 1929. 4to. cloth with decoration in gilt on front cover and gilt lettering on spine, top edge gilt, others uncut, dust jacket. 80, (2) pages. First edition, limited to 500 numbered copies (Schmoller no.32). The English language edition of a book that was also published in German and Italian. This bibliography and history of the press covers the years 1923 to 1929. The first section describes how a book is made at the press and is accompanied by twelve woodcuts by Frans Masereel. This is followed by descriptions of the books and occasional publications and a look at the various printer's devices used. Offset from flaps of dust jacket. Chipping to dust jacket and tape repaired.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll]
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        Sämtliche Werke. 1. Abtheilung: Medizinische, naturwissenschaftliche und philosophische Schriften. Herausgegeben von Karl Sudhoff und R. Matthießen. 14 Bde. + Register. Band.

      München und Berlin, Druck und Verlag von R. Oldenburg, 1929-33, 8, 8404 pp., zahlr. Abb. und Tafeln 1970, 8, XII, 281 pp., 15 orig. Leinenbände feines Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe!Karl Sudhoff (1853-1938), der die Anwendung der Methode der Geschichtsforschung auf die Medizingeschichte initiierte, selbst zunächst praktischer Arzt, dann Professor für Geschichte der Medizin in Leipzig, war einer der ersten, der Werk und Persönlichkeit des Paracelsus unter modernen wissenschaftlichen Aspekten zugänglich machte. Seine kritische Gesamtausgabe von 1922-1933 ist bis heute durch keine andere Edition ersetzt worden. Sudhoff fußt auf der Huserschen Ausgabe von 1589-1591, unterzieht jedoch dessen Zuschreibung der Handschriften einer quellenkritischen Überprüfung. Die Ausgabe ist chronologisch angelegt sie beginnt mit den Schriften um 1520, beinhaltet die Baseler Vorlesungen von 1527/28, der vorletzte Band enthält die undatierten Schriften. Jedem Band ist ein Apparat mit textkritischen und sprachlichen Erläuterungen beigegeben.Gliederung: 1.Bd.: Früheste Schriften ums Jahr 1520. 2.Bd.: Frühe Schriften zur Heilmittellehre (Arzneistoffe und Heilquellen) zur Begründung der tartarischen Lehre in der Pathologie..., 3.Bd.: Drei Prinzipien, Spiritus vitae, Minerallien, Cemente, Gradationen, Archidoxen u. Zugehöriges, Praepationes, Brief an Erasmus, Macerscholien, Krankheitstypen usw. aus dem Jahre 1526-27. 4.Bd.: Vorlesungen des Sommers 1527 zu Basel: De Gradibus, von Apostemen, Geschwären, offenen Schäden usw., vom Aderlaß, Modus pharmacandi, Aphorismen - Kommentar, de Urinis. 5.Bd.: Baseler Wintervorlesungen 1527-28 über tartar. Erkrankungen, über spezielle Pathologie und Therapie, über Wunden etc. 6.Bd.: Aus dem Jahre 1528 [Kolmar]. 7.Bd.: Nürnberger Syphilisschriften und anderes aus dem Jahre 1529. 8.Bd.: Schriften aus dem Jahre 1530, geschrieben in der Oberpfalz, Regensburg, Bayern und Schwaben. 9.Bd.: Paramirisches und anderes Schriftwerk der Jahre 1531 - 1535 aus der Schweiz und Tirol. 10.Bd.: Die große Wundarznei und anderes Schriftwerk des Jahres 1536 aus Schwaben und Bayern. 11.Bd.: Schriftwerk aus den Jahren 1537 - 1541. 12.Bd.: Astronomia Magna oder die ganze Philosophie sagax der großen und kleinen Welt samt Beiwerk. Erklärung der (Nürnberger) Papstbilder, angeblich des Abtes Joachim von Fiore. 13.Bd.: Schriften unbestimmter Zeit zur Meteorologie, Kleiners, Philosophia ad Atheniensis, Manualia, 14.Bd.: Das Volumen primum der Philosphia magna. Spuria: Unechte, von Johannes Huser grösstenteils für echt gehaltene Schriften unter Hohenheims Namen. Registerband zu Sudhoffs Paracelsus-Gesamtausgabe.Karl Friedrich Jakob Sudhoff (1853-1938) edited volumes 1-5, and 7-14 and volume 6 together with Wilhelm Mathiessen (1891-1965). Martin Müller bearbeitete den Reigisterband.PARACELSUS, [Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim] (1493 - 1541) "a much-travelled man, was one of the most remarkable figures in medicine. He was first to write on miners' diseases, to establish the relationship between cretinism and endemic goitre and to note the geographic differences in diseases. Sudhoff studied Paracelsus exhaustively."Garrison & Morton No. 57

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

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

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        The Byzantine Achievement. An Historical Perspective A.D. 330-1453

      1929 - Illustrations. First edition. 8vo., cloth. London, George Routledge. A presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper 'Colin Davidson from Robert Byron'. Paddy Leigh Fermor wrote of both men, referring to Davidson first 'A delightful, civilized man I got to know years later. I'd met Robert Byron a year and a half before in a deafening, smoke-filled nearly pitch-dark night club - The Nest?, The Nuthouse?, Smokey Jo's? - where everyone was pretty tight'. Byron in his short life became probably the finest travel writer of his generation, his 'Road to Oxiana' often cited as the 20th century's greatest travel book. A passionate philhellene, he almost single-handedly rescued the study of Byzantium from its neglect by the Universities and dispelled theair of medieval superstition which prevailed until the publication of this book. Spine spotted, rubbed and soiled, nicked at the head, edges finger-marked. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Namas 13: romanas [House 13: a novel]

      Audros, Kaunas and Riga 1929 - Octavo (20.4 × 15 cm). Original pictorial wrappers by Niklavs Strunke; 64 pp. Very light wear to overlapping wrapper edge; very good. First edition of this novel by Lithuanian writer, poet, and translator Kazys Boruta (1905-1965), who was also a leftist political activist. In 1925 he was expelled from Kaunas University for his anti-governmental protest and in 1927 exiled from Lithuania, after which he settled in Riga for two years, where he collaborated with leading left-wing artists of the time. This title is thus a rare example of a Lithuanian-Latvian collaboration: the book was published in Kaunas and Riga, and printed in Riga. It is illustrated with a striking black and white cover design, including typographic layout on the back wrapper, by Niklavs Strunke (1894-1966), one of Latvia's most important artists of the avant-garde. A painter, graphic designer, and illustrator, Strunke studied at the Imperial Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia and trained with noted Russian artists such as Bilibin, Roerich, and Bakst. Beginning in the late 1910s, he helped implement Cubism in Latvian book and graphic design, as well as painting. A later design for Strunke, the drawing still shows the influence of cubist abstraction and the experimental lettering typical of his covers. Not in Fraser, Publishing and Book Design in Latvia, 1919-1940. Rare, with KVK and OCLC only showing the copies at NYPL and Kent State University. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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        [Photo Album]: Mediterranean Travel Photos

      1929. Near Fine. Oblong octavo. Measuring 11" x 7.5". String-tied brown papercovered boards with gilt decoration. Containing 194 gelatin silver photographs measuring between 3" x 2" and 4.5" x 2.5", most with captions. Overall near fine with wear at the edges and scuffing to the boards with internally fine photos. A collection of photos assembled by a young Ohio woman of a trip to Northern Africa, the Middle East, and Southern Europe with family and friend. The photos start on board the S.S. New York before arriving on the island of Madeira, followed by images of Morocco (Casablanca and the Rabat), Algiers (various street views), Tunis (Carthage Amphitheater), Malta, Jerusalem (Wailing Wall, Garden of Gethsemane, native guides), Egypt (sailing on the Nile River, riding camels in the Sahara Desert, views of the Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza), Constantinople [Istanbul], Greece (The Acropolis, the island of Corfu), Italy (Venice Canals and St. Mark's Square, Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii, the island of Capri), Portugal, and finally Gibraltar. The album ends with a dozen photos at home and another dozen in and around the Grand Canyon in the American West. A nice collection of travel images taken between the two wars.

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        The World Crisis : The World Crisis 1911-1918 [2 volumes] The Aftermath The Eastern Front In four volumes

      London: 1939. 8vo. In 4 volumes. The first two volumes are an Odhams Press reprint edition of 1939. 'The Aftermath' is a second impression (same month as the first). 'The Eastern Front' is a first edition. Uniformly bound in full brown morocco. Raised bands to spines with decorative gilt panels and gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Ribbon markers. Maps, some folding. Illustrations. Foxing, mostly to prelims, of 'The Eastern Front.' Other volumes very clean. No ownership marks. A handsome set in Fine condition. . Fine. Full Morocco. 1929.

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        Aucassin et Nicolette.

      Éditions d'Art Piazza 1929 - Illustrations de Léon Carré. Chante-fable du XIIe siècle. Mise en français moderne par Gustave Michaut. Illustrations de Léon carré. Paris, Éditions d'Art Piazza, Coulouma Imprimeur, 1929, in-4, maroquin brique, titre estampé à froid d'un titre doré, triples filets dorés encadrant une moire vert d'eau, tranches dorées, couvertures et dos conservés, sous étui bordé, (Pellerin Relieur) Charmant et cours récit chantant, mêlant avec poésie l'aventure et la guerre, l'amour et la beauté pastichant la chanson de geste.Ouvrage illustré de 12 hors-texte en couleurs dont un frontispice, texte calligraphié et décor par Ch. Navetto, orné de lettrines, en-têtes, vignettes et culs-de-lampe en noir et en rouge. Petites usures et légère insolation. Livre

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

      Various 1929 - Reprinted from various publishers, 1929-1940. With ownership stamp of Johannes Holtfreter. First separate edition. Offprint. Original Wrappers. * Quality, Value, Experience. Media Shipped in New Boxes. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Cup of Gold: A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History

      New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1929. First edition of Steinbeck's first book one of about 1500 copies. The publisher printed 2476 copies, 939 of which were remaindered as unbound sheets. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing to the extremities. Comes with the original publisher's glassine. Housed in a custom cloth case. Rare, especially in this condition. Written when Steinbeck was 27 years old and published in an edition of 2476 copies just two weeks before the stock market crashed, Cup of Gold is a historical romance about the life of the pirate Henry Morgan" (Valentine 1). From the mid-1650s through the 1660s, Morgan, a pirate and outlaw of legendary viciousness, ruled the Spanish Main. He ravaged the coasts of Cuba and America, striking terror wherever he went. Morgan was obsessive. He had two driving ambitions: to possess the beautiful woman called La Santa Roja and to conquer Panama, the "cup of gold." Steinbeck's first novel and sole work of historical fiction.

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        Still Life.

      1929.(). Oil painting on board. Signed. Annotated on verso: Pop Art 1929, 60.33 x 50.8 cm.

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        Mysticism and Logic

      New York: W.W. Norton & Company Inc, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Author. Signed by Russell on the front free endpaper in black ink. First American edition. vi, 234pp. Publisher's black cloth with red printed paper labels. Very Good, sans jacket. Spine label darkened, cloth worn at extremities, small pen mark on title page. Printer's error to table of contents. A signed copy of an essay collection originally titled Philosophical Essays in its first British printing.

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        Faust. Eine Tragödie.

      Zollikon, Paul Bender, 1929 - Folio ( 38 : 27 cm). Brauner Originalganzlederband auf 6 Bünden mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel, Kopfgoldschnitt, abgeschrägten Kanten und zwei Lederknopfdruckschließen. Das obere Kapital gering bestoßen. Sehr schöne marmorierte Vorsatzpapiere. 2 weiße Blatt, 7 Blätter Titel, Zueignung, Vorspiel und Prolog, 1 w. Bl., 71 Blatt, 1 w. Bl. mit farbig- und goldgehöhtem Titel, Initialen, Randleisten und einigen farbigen Textillustrationen. Seite für Seite überprüft. Richtig schönes, bibliophiles Exemplar in einem schönen Handeinband. Vorliegend handschriftlich nummeriertes und vom Schreibkünstler signiertes Exemplar 48 von nur 200 der Vorzugsausgabe A auf Pergamentpapier, geschöpft von J. W. Zanders in Bergisch-Gladbach. -- Prachteinband signiert W. A. Petersen, Flensburg, Werkstatt für Buchkunst. -- Faksimilierte Handschrift nach dem 1920 geschaffenen Original des Hamburger Schreibkünstlers Johann Holtz (1875 - 1944). -- Beiliegend eine vielfarbige prächtige "Ehrenurkunde" ebenfalls von Holtz gestaltet. Vitri9 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Alraune.

      New York: The John Day Company,, 1929. Translated from the German by S. Guy Endore. Illustrated by Mahlon Blaine. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt with red ornament, gilt, red and black illustration to front cover, pictorial endpapers, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Original illustration, frontispiece and 11 full-page black and white illustrations by Mahlon Blaine. Spine ends and top edge lightly bumped. An excellent copy in the dust jacket, slightly soiled, a few short closed tears, spine panel faded, spot of abrasion and chip to rear cover, slightly chipped at extremities. First edition in English, presentation copy, with an original signed illustration by Blaine in pencil and green pen to the second half-title, signed "for Dunninger Mahlon Blaine 1936", depicting a demon pulling a mandrake-like woman from a hat. The recipient Joseph Dunninger (1892–1975) was one of the foremost magicians and mentalists of the time, making this a fine association copy, given the book's occultist subject matter. The translator, S. Guy Endore, was the author of the 1933 novel The Werewolf in Paris, perhaps the most influential piece of werewolf fiction. The novel was originally published in Germany in 1911.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Namas 13: romanas [House 13: a novel]

      Kaunas and Riga: Audros, 1929. Octavo (20.4 × 15 cm). Original pictorial wrappers by Niklavs Strunke; 64 pp. Very light wear to overlapping wrapper edge; very good. First edition of this novel by Lithuanian writer, poet, and translator Kazys Boruta (1905-1965), who was also a leftist political activist. In 1925 he was expelled from Kaunas University for his anti-governmental protest and in 1927 exiled from Lithuania, after which he settled in Riga for two years, where he collaborated with leading left-wing artists of the time. This title is thus a rare example of a Lithuanian-Latvian collaboration: the book was published in Kaunas and Riga, and printed in Riga. It is illustrated with a striking black and white cover design, including typographic layout on the back wrapper, by Niklavs Strunke (1894-1966), one of Latvia's most important artists of the avant-garde. A painter, graphic designer, and illustrator, Strunke studied at the Imperial Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia and trained with noted Russian artists such as Bilibin, Roerich, and Bakst. Beginning in the late 1910s, he helped implement Cubism in Latvian book and graphic design, as well as painting. A later design for Strunke, the drawing still shows the influence of cubist abstraction and the experimental lettering typical of his covers. Not in Fraser, Publishing and Book Design in Latvia, 1919-1940. Rare, with KVK and OCLC only showing the copies at NYPL and Kent State University.

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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        RIVISTA DI FILOLOGIA E DI ISTRUZIONE CLASSICA N.S. ANNO VII (LVII DELLA RACCOLTA)

      GIOVANNI CHIANTORE, 1929. ITALIANO 1,16 Annualità completa composta da 4 fascicoli trimestrali rilegati assieme, con coperta rigida, in mezza tela verde, con piatti neri, con segni di usura ai bordi e mancanze di colore alle punte, dorso con titoli d'oro, ingiallito e con tracce d'uso alla cima ed al piede, pagine brunite attorno ai testi causa tempo, tavola in nero fuori testo ripiegata USATO

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        The Sound and the Fury

      New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1929 New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1929. First edition, first printing. Publisher's quarter cream cloth, lettered in black, black and white patterned paper-covered boards, matching black and white coated endpapers, top edge stained black, fore edge untrimmed; lacking the original dust jacket. A very good copy with some wear and toning to extremities, minor tearing to cloth at spine ends, light toning to page edges, and offsetting to pp. 370-371 from something laid in that has since been removed, contemporary ownership signature to front pastedown. An attractive copy. From the library of Pulitzer Prize winning author Kenneth Silverman. The Sound and the Fury is Faulkner's fourth novel and features the Compson family, a once respected aristocratic family that has fallen into hard times, both financially and socially, in the 20th century. Like many of the author's works, The Sound and the Fury is set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County in Mississippi, based on Faulkner's childhood experiences in Oxford. The novel is primarily written in stream-of-consciousness style and each of its four sections is narrated by and/or focuses on a different family member, each of which is affected by the family's plight in his or her own way. In Faulkner's non-chronological plot, the story is interspersed with characters' asynchronous thoughts and flashbacks. The Sound and the Fury is one of Faulkner's most highly acclaimed novels and played a major role in his receiving the 1949 Nobel Prize in Literature. Chiefly a biographer, Professor Kenneth Silverman co-directed the American Civilization program at NYU, and won not only the Pulitzer but also the Bancroft Prize for his work The Life and Times of Cotton Mather. Other notable works of his include biographies of Edgar Allan Poe and Samuel F. B. Morse. A magician himself, he also profiled the life of Harry Houdini. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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