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        A Room of One's Own.

      - New York/London: Fountain/Hogarth Press, 1929. 8vo, 159 pp. Original brick-red cloth with gilt titles. A near fine copy in a folding case. Bookplate of Stuart Schimmel on front paste down, signature of Robert Hunter on front free end paper. First edition, large paper issue, number 116 of 492 copies signed by Woolf in her customary purple ink on the half title. A classic of feminist literature in which Woolf considers the past and present barriers to women writers in a patriarchal culture and which originated as lectures given by Woolf at two women's colleges in Cambridge. "A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Sound and the Fury

      New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1929. 401pgs. Black and White Patterned Boards. White spine with black lettering. States "First Published 1929" on copyright page. There is toning to the spine edges, extremities of the panels with some corner wear. The hinges are tight, minor looseness on lower front inner hinge. A couple of age spots on patterned endpapers. overall a well preserved copy. Unclpped pictorial dust jacket is an original first issue jacket with the "Humanity Uprooted" priced at $3.00 on the rear panel. the DJ shows signifcant wear: chips, rubbing, soiling on rear panel, foxing on the flaps and has been reinforced with four strips of archival tape on the inner side of the jacket. in mylar sleeve. Extremely scarce. . First Edition First Issue. Hardcover. Very Good-/Fair. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: The Chatham Bookseller, LLC]
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        Unique 1920s Japanese Photo-Album on the art of Bonzai [WITH 13 ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS]

      Shogetsu, [Tokyo] 1929 - Oblong quarto (10 1/4 x 7"). Unpaginated. [14] leaves. Original string-bound full cloth, with title pasted on front cover. This rare photo-album contains 13 original photographs showing bonsai specimen, as well as Bonsai master Toshiji Yoshimura with his students. In the 1920s, Toshiji Yoshimura was one of the major leaders of the Japanese bonsai and suiseki world. With his horticultural degree and his natural artistic talent, he opened a garden in Tokyo to promote and teach classical bonsai. 11 of the 13 photographs show various Bonsai specimen. The last two show Toshiji Yoshimura in formal Japanese dress kneeling on the floor, and Yoshimura surrounded with his students (all are dressed in traditional clothing). Each photograph is tissue-guarded, tipped onto thick cardstock, and measures 6 x 4 1/4". Moderate and sporadic rubbing along edges of binding. Title label slightly chipped along edges (not affecting lettering). Some age-toning to tissue-guards. Album in overall good, interior and photographs in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Death Comes For the Archbishop

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. 343pgs. Bound in Full cream vellum, with silver pottery design on front panel. Silver lettering on spine and top edge. This is one of 170 copies, of which one hunderd and sixty are for sale, this being number 97, printed on Rives Cream Plate Paper. With drawings and design by Harold Von Schmidt. Beveled edges. There is foxing along the extremities of the panels, and foxing spots on the spine.Internally fine. In thick mylar sleeve.This is the Second Edition, and the first illustrated Edition,. Housed in a poor slipcase. A rare and attractive edition of one of her most popular works. . Signed By the Author. Limited Signed Edition. Full Cream Vellum. Very Good. Illus. by Harold Von Schmidt. Quarto.

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        Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses, from the Collection of William Woodward. With Notes by W.S. Vosburgh

      Privately Printed, Ernest R. Gee, [New York] 1929 - First edition. One of 300 copies designed and printed by Eugene V. Connett at The Derrydale Press. With 68 engraved plates and three charts. vii, 297 pp. 1 vols. Large 4to. "This was Connett's first major work in fine book production. It was contracted through Ernest Gee, and Mr. Woodward spared no expense . " Siegel. The idea had come to Mr. Woodward to do a book about the portraits he owned after listening to Mr. Vosburgh regale him with stories about them one Sunday afternoon.Inscribed on flyleaf "To Randall Davy/ with the best wishes/ William Woodward". Siegel 22; Frazier V-4-a Original full red morocco, panelled spine with raised bands, t.e.g., by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, a little cover wear, else fine With 68 engraved plates and three charts. vii, 297 pp. 1 vols. Large 4to First edition. One of 300 copies designed and printed by Eugene V. Connett at The Derrydale Press. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest Shepard. [with] MS letter from Shepard to an American admirer.

      - London: Methuen & Co., 1929. Small 8vo, xi, 178 pp. With a frontispiece and illustrations throughout by Shepard. Original red cloth, dust-jacket, neat ownership inscription on half title, a very fine copy in a new quarter morocco box. First edition, signed on the title-page by A.A. Milne in ink. With a 2pp. ALS to Miss Margaret B. Austin of Delaware concerning fresco painting and why he has never visited America, among other subjects: "Thank you for your letter and for sending me the record of your fresco painting. The only fresco that I ever worked on was when I was engaged to my first wife. We were fellow students at the Royal Academy School and she was commissioned to paint a fresco in the nurse's dining hall of Guy's Hospital in London. I have never been to the United States - My American friend John Fleming, who visits me when he comes to England - advised me not to do so "You will be killed by kindness" he said." A lovely chatty letter written in ink on letterhead and dated 6th November 1970, in fine condition in the original stamped envelope. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      New York: World Wide Publishing Co., Inc., [1929]., 1929. First edition. First U. S. edition. Novelization by Ruth Alexander and Play by Charles Bennett. Gold gilt on the spine slightly dulled, else a near fine copy in dust jacket with minor wear to the spine ends and corners. An excellent example of the scarce dust jacket with superb wraparound art work. An attractive young woman wishes to break away from the dull monotony of her routine life. In a thoughtless moment she is persuaded to follow a direction that leads to jealousy, murder, and blackmail. The novelization of the Suspense/Mystery play by Charles Bennett, which was first staged in London in February 1928. The play closed after just 42 performances, and would likely have remained little more than a brief footnote to the career of Tallulah Bankhead, had Alfred Hitchcock not adapted it into what was touted as the first "all-talking" British film. The film was a hit, and put Hitchcock firmly on the path to becoming the "Master of Suspense." This book, issued in the U. S. as No. 9 in the World Wide Edition series, was actually printed in England but bound by a company in Long Island. A superb copy of an early, uncommon Hitchcock film source.

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        Diatomèes rares et curieuses

      1929 - 2 volumes de texte de (12) Paris, 1929-1930, , 2 volumes de texte de (12) pages et 30 planches, sous chemise bordeaux des éditeurs, Unique édition, rare, publiée à compte d'auteurs. Les deux auteurs, micrographes avertis, proposent une sélection de diatomées, des micro-algues planctoniques très rares ou bien en échantillons de perfection remarquables, ou encore présentant des anomalies et particularités morphologiques ou biologiques. Ainsi, en 30 planches, ils firent reproduire par Dujardin en de belles héliogravures, 220 microphotographies originales. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        The Writings of Mark Twain.

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1929 - The Memorial Edition, one of 90 copies bound with an original Mark Twain manuscript page. Octavo, bound in half morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, plates. The lightest minor shelf wear to some extremities and along very bottom edges of a few volumes. The leaf paged "43" includes notes regarding a "whisky conspiracy" against soldiers' health and morals, among other ink jottings. "To understand America, read Mark Twain. No matter what new craziness pops up in America, I find it described beforehand by him He was never innocent, at home or abroad" (Garry Wills). "High and fine literature is wine," Twain once wrote, "and mine is only water; but everybody likes water." This beautiful edition of Twain's complete novels, essays and sketches attests to the enduring popularity and power of his works--many of which, despite their author's protestation to the contrary, have come to be regarded as among the finest vintage American literature offers. Among other classics, the set includes A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Life on the Mississippi, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The XIT Ranch of Texas and the Early Days of the llano Estacado

      Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1929. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. First Edition. 261 pages, frontis, illustrations, fold-out map. Jenkins 82, "an epic account of the largest and most famous ranching operations of the early West. It is one of the most highly regarded landmarks in the literature of the cattle country." Graff 1718, Howes H39, Herd 969, " One of the best books about a Texas ranch. Because of a lawsuit most of the edition was recalled and suppressed, making it one of the rarest and most sought after books on cattle." Six-Guns 894, Rader 1731, Six-Score 54.

      [Bookseller: Old West Books]
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        Havelock Ellis: in appreciation; by Elie Faure, Bertrand Russell, H.L. Mencken, Henry W. Nevinson, Henri Barbusse, Clarence Darrow, Judge Ben B. Lindsey, John A. Hobson, Marguerite Tracy, Dr. B. Malinowsky, Ellen Key, and thirty-four other important contributors.

      Oriole Press, USA 1929 - Rare limited edition. 182 of 450 copies. Includes an unpublished letter by Thomas Hardy to Havelock Ellis and a foreward by Isaac Goldberg with embellishments by Louis Moreau. Tipped in Frontis. Chipped at the upper right board. Small bump to front bottom cover. Tear to the front free endpaper. Ex Libris inside front cover. Sunning to pages. A few pages have stains that do not affect printing. Please see pictures. Protected. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stephy. Avec huit lithographies de Maurice Barraud.

      Genf, Mermod 1929 - Edition originale. 2 Bl., 106 S., 2 Bl. Mit 6 Original-Lithographien von Maurice Barraud. Kl. 8° (Format ca. 18 x 12 cm. ). Ziegelfarbener geglätteter Maroquinband der Zeit (Rücken leichter ausgeblichen), mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Vorderdeckeltitel, künstlerischer Punktier-Linien-Schwarzprägung und Graphit-Kopfschnitt (signiert: "BAER"; Orig.-Broschur eingebunden (mit lithographierter Illustration). - Eines von 300 arabisch nummerierten Exemplaren auf China (Gesamtauflage: 110). Mit den duftigen Illustrationen des Schweizer Künstlers Maurice Barraud (1889-1954). - Nahezu tadelloses, kaum fleckiges Exemplar in einem bemerkenswert schönen zeitgenössischen Künstlereinband. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        A Farewell To Arms

      New York: Scribner, 1929. Limited. hardcover. very good(+). Large 8vo, newly bound in 1/4 white morocco over gray-green boards; black leather spine label; 1 1/2 inch clean tear to title-page, expertly restored N.Y: Scribner, 1929. Limited First Edition. Number 265 of 510 copies, signed by Hemingway. An attractive copy of Hemingway's only limited signed edition.

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        GARBO SPEAKS! Beginning rehearsals for her first talking picture, “Anna Christie,” Greta Garbo applies to extend her stay in the United States as a “motion picture actress under contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer…”

      Los Angeles, California, October 29, 1929. 8.5" x 11". "Rare Partly Printed Document Signed “Greta Garbo” in ink, 2p, 8.5” x 11”, front & verso. Los Angeles, California, October 29, 1929. Typed in carbon. Two file holes in upper blank margin. Presented in a custom made 10” x 1” x 12.5” clamshell case gilt-stamped on the spine “Greta / Garbo” and “Jan. 18 /1929,” the date of her passport. Fine condition.Headed “Form #39 / Application to Extend Time of Temporary Stay / U.S. Department of Labor / Immigration Service.” In part, “Name of alien GRETA GARBO Age 24 Occupation Actress Single … Country of alien’s birth Sweden Country of alien’s present allegiance Sweden Residence abroad Artillerigaten 10 Stockholm … Arrived in United States on 19 day of March 1929 at New York By Drottningholm (Name of Vessel or Railroad) … Admitted for temporary period of nine months … Nature and character of business requiring presence of alien in the United States: Motion picture actress Under contract with By whom employed in United States: Metro-Goldwyn Mayer Corporation Culver City, California When employment began January 1, 1929 Weekly salary or wages $4,000.00 Nature, character, and location of the business engaged in the United States: Acting in motion pictures, in and about Los Angeles, California, and locations sent to by employer Monthly income derived from such business $16,000.00…” The day Greta Garbo signed this application, October 29, 1929, the Stock Market crashed. President Herbert Hoover’s $75,000 annual salary was a little less than Garbo’s acting salary for 5 months.On March 31, 1929, “The New York Times” reported from London that “Greta Garbo’s next starring vehicle will be the Eugene O’Neill play, ‘Anna Christie,’ which was filmed several years ago.” The “Los Angeles Times” reported on October 13, 1929, that Greta Garbo “is back at the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio to begin rehearsals on her first talking picture, ‘Anna Christie’…” Eugene O’Neill’s play opened on November 2, 1921 on Broadway. It won the 1922 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and was a 1923 silent film starring Blanche Sweet in the title role.Greta Garbo was nominated for the 1929/1930 Academy Award for Best Actress for her title role in “Anna Christie.”"

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        Yu und Kuang. Zur Typologie der chinesischen Bronzen.

      Leipzig Klinkhardt & Biermann 1929 - 32 Seiten und 69 Tafeln, 4° (39,4 x 24,6 cm), schwarzer OLnbd. mit illustr. Schutzumschlag. Erschienen in einer Auflage von 400 numerierten Exemplaren. Dies ist die Nummer 9. - Von sehr guter Erhaltung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paul Klee

      Editions "Cahiers D'Art", 1929, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Copyright. Limited. 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.

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        Look Homeward, Angel

      Scribner, Scribner's, 1929 A near fine first edition in a very good dust jacket with some tape reinforcement on the inside, not visible on the outside of the jacket. Otherwise, with no restoration. Comes in a custom-made collector's quarter leather solander case. Scribner's, New York, 1929. Scribner's Seal on copyright page, 1929 date on title page and no reference to later printings on copyright page. Original price of $2.50 still on flap of dust jacket.An attractive first issue dustjacket with author's picture printed on back panel. An original dustjacket that is rich in color, without the typical fading or darkening to the spine.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Taking One's Own Ship Around the World

      Self published, 1929, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. VANDERBILT, WILLIAM K. JR. Taking One's Own Ship Around the World, New York: self-published, 1929. Folio, No. 224 of 500 issued privately, pp. xxii, 264, 1 (limitation page), 19 color plates under tissue guards with printed captions, levant-backed paper-covered boards with gilt lettering to spine and cover, nautical coat of arms on front, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, halftone photos. The author was an heir to the Vanderbilt fortune. William Belanske, the artist who created the plates here, was staff artist at the American Museum of Natural History when Vanderbilt hired him. His original watercolors for this book ended up at the museum. Condition of this book: Near fine with wear at spine ends, darkening covers. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Travel & Places; 1920s; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53119.

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      - (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. VICAR OF WAKEFIELD by Oliver Goldsmith. London: Harrap (1929). 4to (8 x 10"), gilt cloth, top edge gilt, endpaper foxed, light wear, VG+. First edition. Illustrated by Rackham with cover design, pictorial endpapers, 12 color plates plus 22 black and whites. THIS COPY HAS A LARGE HALF-PAGE PEN DRAWING SIGNED AND DATED NOVEMBER 1929 BY RACKHAM. Two male characters from the book are shown with one giving the other his horse. A special copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Vicar of Wakefield.

      George G. Harrap, London and Bombay and Sydney 1929 - London and Bombay and Sydney, George G. Harrap, 1929. 4°. 231 (1) pp. With 12 plates in colour and 22 text illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Contemporary gilt vellum (stained). Hudson p. 171. - Riall p. 170. - Briggs p. 65. - No. 288 (of 575) signed by Arthur Rackham. - Slightly foxed. Sprache: Englisch / English [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sculpture.- Coll. L'Art international d'aujourd'hui, n°13.- Exemplaire signé par le sculpteur Gustave MIKLOS.

      P., Editions Charles Moreau, 1929 - 33,5 x 25,5 cm, 8 p. (titre, introd., table) - 50 planches. Cartonnage éditeur, portfolio à lacets, dos toilé restauré, couv. imprimée deux tons, typographie en Bifur, en ff. et planches libres. Légère trace d'usure sur la couv. Exemplaire exempt de rousseurs, très bon état, rare dans cette condition. Edition originale avec un bel envoi a.s. daté (26 octobre 1929) du sculpteur Gustave Miklos à René Prou.- Oeuvres de Henri Laurens, Gustave Miklos, P.R. Henning, Joseph Csaky, A. Archipenko, Vadime Androusov, François Pompon, Chana Orloff, Constantin Brancusi, Oscar Jespers, Manolo, Jaïs Nielsen, Hildo Krop, Matéo Hernandez, Militza Pétrascu, Ossip Zadkine.- Dans les années 1920, René Prou dirige l’École nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs. Après le succès de l’Exposition de 1925, il décore six voitures pour la Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits, entre 1926 et 1929, et crée le "Style Orient-Express". Il est aussi l’auteur des décors du Paquebot Ile-de-France et du Train Bleu Paris-Deauville. En 1928, il sera nommé chef décorateur du Bon Marché. Bel exemplaire, belle provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Steichen the Photographer

      New York: Harcourt Brace and Company. Very Good. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. A limited edition numbered 785/925 copies, signed by both Carl Sandburg and Edward Steichen on the limitation page. Black cloth boards with gilt imprint. Rubbed corners and spine ends, lightly sunned spine, a few scuffs, and light soil on boards. Light soil on edges, light toning of pages. Interior clean. 70 pages followed by unpaginated photo plates. Steichen's photographs of fashion models, dancers, J. P. Morgan, Charlie Chaplin, Paul Robson, and more are included here. Writer and poet Carl Sandburg married photographer Edward Steichen's younger sister and provided the exhibition commentary for Steichen's famous exhibition "The Family of Man" in the 1950s. A nice copy of this early 20th century photography classic. ; 12 1/2" x 9 3/4"; 70 pp; Signed by All Authors .

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        A Farewell to Arms

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929 - First edition. Copy number 280 of 510 numbered copies Signed by the author. Japanese vellum and papercovered boards. Spine a little toned and slight glue stain at the top of the leather spine label, in a worn original matching-numbered publisher's cardboard slipcase with the top panel supplied in facsimile and some neat internal repair. One of the undisputed high spots of 20th Century Literature, arguably the Nobel Prize-winner's masterpiece, Hemingway's classic, semi-autobiographical story of love during the First World War. A very nice copy. *Connolly 100*. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit Unterschrift.

      Falkenwalde b. Stettin , 3.10.1929 - 8vo. 2 1/2 pp. Mit blindgeprägtem Monogram. An Heinrich Prinz von Schönburg-Waldenburg: „[ ]Ihre ,Erinnerungen aus kaiserlicher Zeit’ habe ich mit wachsendem Interesse vom ersten bis zum letzten Wort gelesen. [ ] Sie haben Blick für die Wirklichkeit von Vorgängen u. den dabei handelnden Menschen u. haben damit im Streben nach Wahrheit Ihrer Veröffentlichung bleibenden Wert gegeben. Dass die ragende Persönlichkeit unseres Allerhöchsten Herrn im Mittelpunkt der von Ihnen niedergeschriebenen Erinnerungen steht, ergiebt sich aus den persönlichen Beziehungen, die Sie zu den hohen Herrn schon im Jünglingsalter gewannen. Dass uneingeschränkte Bild, welches Sie in u. zwischen den Zeilen von ihm geben, hat meine volle Zustimmung u. wird mache vorgefasste u. noch mehr die verlogenen Meinungen über ihn entkräften. Kaiser, König Wilhelm II ist nicht nur der grösste Märtyrer unserer Zeit sondern auch ein solcher des Königsberufs der Gegenwart. Wo Licht ist, gliebt es auch Schatten [ ]"

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        Discoveries about the floating power of seaweed during 50 years' research. With note upon the floating of stone by Ascidians. [Reprinted from Transactions and proceedings of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh, vol. XXX, part 2.]

      Edinburgh : Botanical Society of Edinburgh 1929 - Physical description; p. 72-103 : ill. ; 23 cm. Subject; Seaweed. Limited to 150 copies. SIGNED, dated and with a lengthy inscription by the author. 1 Kg. 71 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        De nos oiseaux

      first edition on the current paper.Precious autograph signed by Tristan Tzara initially to Paul Eluard: "Paul Eluard Tristan Tzara in July 1929.." Tristan Tzara struck to split, in a second stage, a autograph dedication of the author autograph signed and dated Rene char: "a René char with all the great friends of Tristan Tzara enriched a small drawing of a hand pointing to his name."Book illustrated with 10 drawings by Hans Arp.Nice copy of a moving source. Kra Paris 1929 13x19cm broché

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        The Sound and the Fury

      Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith,, 1929 A first edition, one of only 1,789 copies. First Edition 1929 stated on the copyright page. A near fine copy, housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

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        Pflanzenstudien. 6 Original-Photographien in Mappe von Paul Dobe.

      Ca. 1929. - Die Mappe enthält: Zottige Klapper (465), Grind-Flockenblume (521), Kohldistel (543), Akelei (468), Letterdistel (546), Wiesenbocksbart (455). Bildformat ca. 12 x 9,5 bis 17 x 13 cm, auf Karton unter Passepartout montiert, nummeriert, bezeichnet und signiert. In kartonierter Mappe, 33 x 24 cm, mit Aufschrift. Eindrucksvolle photographische Pflanzenstudien nach Blossfeldt zwischen Kunsthochschule und Bauhaus. Paul Dobe begann 1905 ein Studium an der Königlichen akademischen Hochschule für die bildenden Künste. Dort unterrichtete Karl Blossfeldt seit 1899 das Fach "Modellieren nach lebenden Pflanzen", und möglicherweise erhielt Dobe davon Kenntnis. Dennoch verließ er Berlin bald, um seine Studien in München bei Wilhelm von Debschitz fortzusetzen. Unter dem Einfluss von Hermann Obrist führte ihn die Benutzung des Mikrospkops zu seinem Lebensthema, dem Studium der "kleinen Blume". 1919/1920 hielt Paul Dobe am neu gegründeten Bauhaus seine Vorlesungsreihe "Das Wesen der Plfanzenform". 1929 erschien in der Reihe Die Blauen Bücher seine mit Photographien illustrierte Publikation Wilde Blumen der deutschen Flora (hier beiligend). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Editon. First 1st edition, 1st state with Scribner's seal on copyright page and no disclaimer. First issue, dust jacket, with the name of the heroine, Catherine Barkley, misspelled "Katharine Barclay" as called for. 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth with the printed gold labels on the spine and upper cover, in first issue dustjacket. [i]-[x]+[1]-355. An essentially fine copy in a dustjacket with light mellowing and edgewear or evidence of shelving. FIRST EDITON IN THE SCARCE DUSTJACKET. Hemingway’s moving and tragic tale of an American service man and the British nurse he falls in love with during the horrors of the first World War. Hemingway’s characters in this, his second novel, reflect the honesty and resonance that is so distinctive to his prose.

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        A Farewell to Arms

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929 First edition, first printing, without the legal disclaimer. Publisher's black cloth, gilt labels with black lettering to the front board and spine; in original first issue pictorial dust jacket, with artwork by Cleon and "Katherine" on the front flap. Near fine, bright and fresh binding, tiny stain to the dedication page and first fly title, small price stamp to the rear free endpaper, otherwise fine interior; unclipped dust jacket, with some light wear and a few minor chips to the extremities, light rubbing to the folds, some toning to the spine and panel edges, a few minor scuffs to the otherwise bright panels. Overall, a very good and pleasing copy. Hanneman A8a. Set in Italy during World War I, A Farewell to Arms tells the story of a romance between the protagonist Frederic Henry, an American serving as a lieutenant in the Italian ambulance corps, and Catherine Barkley, a British nurse tending to wounded soldiers. Widely considered one of the best novels to come from the war, the novel is, as the dust jacket proclaims, "the very essence of beauty as twisted and made tragic by war" that "expresses the innermost nature of war." Unlike many of the other war novels by contemporary writers, A Farwell to Arms addresses not only the aftermath of WWI but the events of the war itself and specifically the Italian Front around the Battle of Caporetto of Autumn 1917. Accordingly, it stood out amongst the war novels, becoming Hemingway's first best-seller and establishing him as a premier American writer. Interestingly, in his 1958 interview with The Paris Review, Hemingway famously remarked, "I rewrote the ending to Farewell to Arms, the last page of it, thirty-nine times before I was satisfied.". 1st Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        La seconde

      First edition, one of 200 numbered copies not trade on imitation Japanese paper colors (blue ours) specially printed for the author.Precious autograph signed Colette: "To Jean Giraudoux an old friend."spine and boards slightly and marginally insolated, small restorations foot of the spine, copy all margins. J. Ferenczi & fils Paris 1929 13,5x21cm broché

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      - POTTER,BEATRIX. THE FAIRY CARAVAN. Philadelphia: David McKay (1929). 8vo, 225p., green cloth, pictorial paste-on, AS NEW IN FINE DUST WRAPPER (dust wrapper with the most minor edge wear else Fine). 1st U.S. edition (probably preceding the British). After Potter finished her Peter Rabbit series it was her intention to stop writing. It was only with the persuasion of her American publisher, Alexander McKay, that she agreed to write this book meant only for the American market. Illustrated by Potter with 6 color plates and 20 full page and 42 smaller black & white drawings. Linder notes that Potter's Lakeland friends "were quick to recognize many of the pictures with their local settings" (p.295). See Linder p. 292-5, Quinby 29a. This is a magnificent copy with the dw clean, white and bright, rare thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - CARROLL,LEWIS. (POGANY) ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND ORIGINAL ART: Page 130 captioned "The moment Alice Appeared She Was Appealed to by all Three to Settle the Question". Offered here is Willy Pogany's drawing that appears on page 130 of his edition of Alice published by Dutton in 1929. The book is illustrated in black and white and Pogany's Alice is a decidedly Art Deco girl with a flapper hairdo and short skirt! The image shows Alice talking to the King and Queen of Hearts with 4 other card figures standing near and the Cheshire Cat in the upper corner. The image measures oblong 7 1/4" wide by 4 3/4" high on flexible board that is overall 11 x 11 1/2" and is attractively matted, signed with initials. The image in the book is greatly reduced from the original measuring 3 3/4" wide x 2 1/2" high. A great item for the Alice collector, full of charm and detail. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        23 offprints by Nobel Prize winner Barbara McClintock including some of her important 1950s papers

      Various, 1929-1978. PAMPHLET. A nice group of rare offprints by Nobel Prize winner Barbara McClintock. Some of the important items are: Cytological Observations of Deficiencies Involving Known Genes, Translocations and an Inversion in Zea mays (1931); A Correlation of Ring-Shaped Chromosomes with Variegation in Zea Mays (1932); The Association of non-homologous parts of chromosomes in the mid-prophase of meiosis in Zea mays (1933); Maize Genetics 1942, 1943, 1944, Cytogenetic Studies of Maize and Neurospora (1945); Maize Genetics 1946, 1949 important paper Mutable Loci in Maize; Mutable Loci in Maize (1950); Mutable Loci in Maize (1951), Mutable Loci in Maize (1952) minor staining to cover; Genetical and Cytological Studies of Maize (1959); II. The Role of the Nucleus Genetic Systems Regulating Gene Expression during Development (1967); Regulation of Pattern of Gene Expression by Controlling Elements in Maize (1967); The States of a Gene Locus in Maize (1967); Mechanism That Rapidly Reorganize the Genome (1978). First separate edition. Offprint. Original wrappers.* Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

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        Die Tepler deutsche Bibel des 14. Jahrhunderts.

      Reichenberg [Gebr] Stiepel 1929 - 27 x 22 cm. 82 S. Original Pappband. Böhmerland-Drucke ; Bd. 3. Leicht gebogen. Die Tepler deutsche Bibel wurde im Jahre 1929 in der Druckerei Gebrüder Stiepel GmbH, Reichenberg in Böhmen gedruckt. Die Gesamtausgabe umfaßt 600 Stücke, Ausgabe A Nummer 1 - 25, Ausgabe B 26 - 75 und Ausgabe C 76 - 600. HIER VORHANDEN DIE AUSGABE B Nummer 75. Mit fünf Handsignierten Lithographien Josef Hegenbarth. Manchmal in den Rändern wenig stockfleckig. Josef Hegenbarth (* 15. Juni 1884 in Böhmisch Kamnitz, Österreich-Ungarn; † 27. Juli 1962 in Dresden) war ein deutscher Grafiker, Maler und Illustrator. Das Künstlerhaus Dresden-Loschwitz, von Martin Pietzsch errichtet, diente als Wohnung und Atelier u. a. auch Hegenbarth. Grab von Josef Hegenbarth auf dem Loschwitzer Friedhof Kindheit und Jugend[Bearbeiten . Josef Hegenbarth wurde als Sohn von Franz Josef Hegenbarth und der Mutter Marie geborene Palme, die aus dem benachbarten Steinschönau stammte, in Böhmisch Kamnitz geboren. Der Vater übernahm von seinen Vettern die Glasraffinerie „Hegenbarth & Söhne". Als Erstgeborener wuchs er mit zwei Schwestern auf. Schon früh zeigte sich sein Zeichentalent. Nach dem Besuch der Volksschule in Böhmisch Kamnitz, wechselte Hegenbarth zur Realschule der k.k. Bezirksstadt Böhmisch Leipa. Als sein Vetter Emanuel Hegenbarth 1903 an die Dresdner Akademie zum Leiter der neubegründeten Klasse Tiermalerei berufen wurde, folgte er ihm im Jahr 1905 nach Dresden. Dresdner Lehrjahre[Bearbeiten. In den ersten drei Jahren arbeitete er für sich allein und legte in regelmäßigen Abständen seine Arbeiten dem Vetter Emanuel vor. Von ihm erfuhr er die erforderlichen Hinweise für sein weiteres Studium. Er begann im Zeichensaal bei Richard Müller. Die Zeichenklasse übersprang er jedoch und trat gleich in den Malsaal. Hegenbarth war dann ab 1908 Schüler der Kunstakademie Dresden bei Carl Bantzer und Oskar Zwintscher. Mit Carl Bantzer kam es dabei zu heftigen Auseinandersetzungen und schlussendlich gab Bantzer Hegenbarth frei. Als neuen Lehrer wählte er Oskar Zwintscher. Nach absolvierter Malklasse wurde er bis 1915 Meisterschüler von Gotthardt Kuehl. Bei ihm lernte er die Auseinandersetzung mit der äußeren Realität, die ihn stärkte aus der eigenen Schöpferkraft zu gestalten. Prager Intermezzo. Im Jahr 1917 musste er sich der Musterung zum Militärdienst stellen, wurde aber nicht für tauglich befunden. Die allgemeinen Verhältnisse in Dresden verschlechterten sich zunehmend und seine Sehnsucht nach der böhmischen Landschaft nahm zu. So hielt er sich von 1917 bis 1919 in Prag auf und fand bald freundschaftlichen Anschluss an den Kreis um August Brömse, der an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste als Professor wirkte. Hegenbarth wurde Mitglied der von jungen Künstlern aus Brömses Umkreis gegründeten Künstlergruppe „Die Pilger", die aus dessen Schülern bestand und aus der nach Brömses Tod 1925 die Prager Secession hervorging. Seine Tätigkeit in Prag konzentrierte sich auf Radierung und Zeichnung, wobei sich seine illustrative Befähigung herauskristallisierte. Rückkehr nach Dresden. Hegenbarth kehrte 1919 aus dem bewegten Prag nach Dresden zurück, wo er 1922 ein Wohnhaus in Dresden-Loschwitz erwarb, in dem er bis zu seinem Tod 1962 lebte und in seinem Wohnungsatelier arbeitete. Hier hatte sich noch kurz vor Ausbruch des Ersten Weltkrieges eine junge Künstlergruppe zu dem Verband Künstlervereinigung Dresden zusammengeschlossen, an deren Ausstellungen er bis 1939 teilnahm. In ihr fanden zunächst die Impressionisten eine repräsentative Vertretung und es folgte die mit Expressionismus nur unvollkommen bezeichnete Generation. Die Künstlervereinigung verstand es, bis zur Auflösung durch die Nationalsozialisten, ein Sammelbecken ausgezeichneter Künstler ohne Ansehen der Richtung zu sein. Hegenbarth war nicht nur Mitglied sondern später auch Juror im Vorstand und führte einen Kampf gegen die sich aufdrängende Mittelmäßigkeit. Er heiratete 1936 seine Frau Hanna, geborene Aster, eine gebürtige Lösc [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bauhausbucher: von material zu architektur. bauhaus bucher 14

      Albert Langen Verlag, 1929-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Acceptable. no. 14 Bound in publisher's yellow cloth, lacks spine cloth. Hardcover. No dust jacket. Solid binding and cover. Minor soiling to cover. Clean, unmarked pages. The original objective was to present the work at the Bauhaus work to justify and explain. A total of 14 volumes were published that deal in the form of completed monographs with artistic creation and contemporary art theories. This is the 14th volume. Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, From Material to Architecture, Vol. 14, 1929 = Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Von Material zu Architektur, Bd. 14, 1929

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        Bauhaus. Vierteljahr-Zeitschrift für Gestaltung (Zeitschrift für Gestaltung). Nummer 3, Jahrgang III, Juli - September 1929

      Bauhaus Dessau, 1929. Inhalt: Junkerskoje ""Gas und Wasser"" ; Hans Riedel, Verantwortung des Schaffenden ; E. Gimenez Cabailero-Madrid, Lob des Plakates ; Ein Laden für Suchard ; Lene Schmidt-Nonne, Kinderzeichnungen ; H. F. Geist, Schöpferische Erziehung ; Ernst Kallai, Kindheit der Iris ; Fritz Kuhr, Den Fragern ; Bauhausnachrichten. Originalbroschur, 31 Seiten, 37 Abbildungen. Umschlag etwas knickspurig und angestaubt, Umschlag an der unteren und an der oberen Kante zur Klammerseite hin mit je einer kleineren Fehlstelle, Buchrücken beschabt.

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        The Treasure House of Martin Hews Signed E Phillips Oppenheim

      UK: Hodder & Stoughton, 1929. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The Treasure House of Martin Hews by E Phillips Oppenheim Signed First Edition Hodder & Stoughton 1929. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Covers fine in near fine dust jacket priced 7/6. SIGNED BY E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM by way of loosely inserted typed and signed letter, originating in France and dated April 17th 1931.

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        Antlitz der Zeit. Sechzig Aufnahmen deutscher Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Mit einer Einleitung von Alfred Döblin. [Erstausgabe].

      Transmare Verlag/Kurt Wolff Verlag,, München, 1929 - München, Transmare Verlag/Kurt Wolff Verlag, 1929. 4°. 28,5 cm. 17 Seiten, 60 Tafeln. Neuer Pappband, gebunden. Erste Ausgabe. WG 27 (für Döblin). Mit 60 Schwarzweißfotografien. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. First edition. With 60 photographs in b/w. New hardcover. Nearly fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Raoul Dufy.

      Paris, Édition des Chroniques du Jour 1929. 4°,eine nummerierte Orig.-Radierung, XXXV (I) S. Text mit 3 (davon 1 farbige) ganzseitige und zahlreiche Textabbildungen und XXXIX Tafeln, Orig.-Leinen. Erste Ausgabe.- Eines von 50 (gesamt 375) nummerierten Exemplaren auf Velin mit der eingebundenen Original-Radierung.- (= Collection XXe. Siècle 1).- Kleiner Name auf Vorsatz, Einband etwas stockfleckig, die zwei letzten weissen Blatt etwas knickspurig und fleckig. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Kunst

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        Le Corbusier - Städtebau. Mit 218 Abbildungen, einem mehrfarbigen Stadtplan und einer Ausschlagtafel.

      Deutsch Verlags-Anstalt,, Stuttgart u.a., 1929 - Stuttgart u.a., Deutsch Verlags-Anstalt, 1929. Groß-8°. XI + 261 + 4 S. OLwd. m. OSch. DEA. Mit allen Tafeln sowie zahlreichen Zeitungsartikeln der 50ziger Jahre zu Le Corbusier. Einbandsentwurf von Richard Herre. - Leichte Gbrsp., OSch. m. kl. Läsuren und innen ein aufgeklebtes Zitat von Le Corbusier. Schönes Expl. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Del teatro teatrale ossia del Teatro. Con 200 riproduzioni di apparati e bozzetti scenici.

      Roma, Tiber, 1929. PRIMA EDIZIONE. In 4to (cm. 30,8); copertina originale in tela con titoli al piatto anteriore; pp. 212, (2). Axs

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        Log of the Auxiliary Schooner Yacht Northern Light. Borden-Field Museum Alaska-Arctic Expedition 1927.

      Privately Printed, Chicago 1929 - 4to. Tan and blue cloth with calf spine label. (Ca. 200pp). Title page in black and red, tipped-in frontispiece, tipped-in illustrations, map endpapers. Good plus. Tight and handleable, and internally near fine and bright, though binding is a bit age toned, faintly edgeworn and the outer ½ (only) of front board dampstained; boards are (typical of this title) lightly bowed. Fairly attractive first edition of this daily account of all events and navigational calculations, beautifully printed on lovely, heavy rag paper with initial capitals rubricated in red and red running heads. Limited to 100 copies, this #25 was numbered and signed by Borden, who inscribes it "To my daughter Ellen with the love and / affection of his father / John Borden." Borden (1884-1961) was among Chicago's wealthiest, having made his fortune with the Yellow Cab Company and other businesses; he was also famed as an explorer, yachtsman and polo player. Daughter Ellen (1907-72) was a celebrated debutante and socialite who married future Illinois governor and two-time Democratic presidential candidate Adlai E. Stevenson II in 1928; their divorce in 1949 while he held office raised eyebrows. A choice association copy of this quite scarce volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Seven Days' Leave [The Old Lady Shows Her Medals] (Original screenplay for the 1930 film)

      Los Angeles: Paramount, 1929. Final White Script for the 1930 film, "Seven Days' Leave," directed by John Cromwell and Richard Wallace (Cromwell is credited here, but not in the film), based on the 1918 play, "The Old Lady Shows Her Medals," by J.M. Barrie, written for the screen by John Farrow and Dan Totheroh, and starring Gary Cooper. Laid into the script is a vintage black and white single weight reference photograph from the film, rubber stamped "MEDALS" on the verso. The second talkie to be based on a J.M. Barrie story, which like the first ("The Doctor's Secret" in 1929) was produced by Paramount and was issued in both silent and sound versions. A young Gary Cooper starred in the film, on the heels of his performance in the first adaptation of "The Virginian" the year before. White studio self-wrappers as issued, stamped FILE COPY and MASTER FILE on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 1599 and dated September 11, 1929. Holograph penciled notation of the film's title ("Seven Days' Leave") just above the printed working title ("Medals"), with credits on the front wrapper for playwright Barrie, screenwriters Farrow and Totheroh, and directors Cromwell and Wallace (Gary Cooper's name is added in holograph ink). Noted at the bottom of the front wrapper as FINAL WHITE SCRIPT. 149 leaves, mimeograph, side-stitched. Title page detached but otherwise complete, Good to Very Good, with loss at the staple holes, now preserved in a separate Mylar protector; remainder of the script Very Good to Near Fine. In a custom quarter-leather clamshell box.

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        La bataille de Verdun

      Payot 1929 - - Payot, Paris 1929, 14,5x23cm, broché. - Deuxième édition postérieure de quelques jours à l'édition originale imprimée également en Février 1929. Envoi autographe daté du 7 Juin 1940 et signé de Philippe Pétain à madame la comtesse de Jumilhac. Ouvrage illustré de 8 cartes, 18 gravures. Une indication, au stylo bille bleu, de rangement de bibliothèque au verso du premier plat, une petite déchirure en pied du dos. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Second edition after a few days to the first edition also printed in February 1929. Autograph dispatch dated June 7, 1940 and signed by Philippe Pétain to the Countess of Jumilhac. Illustrated book of 8 cards, 18 prints. An indication, in blue ballpoint pen, library storage on the back of the first flat, a small tear in foot of the back. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      Published for the Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City, NY 1929 - Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-299 [230: blank] [231: Crime Club statement] [232: blank], cloth. Mystery novel featuring sleuth Roger Sheringham. ".it should appeal to those who like the combination of good characterization and armchair dectection". - Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, pp. 36-37. A Haycraft-Queen cornerstone volume. Top page edge a little soiled and spotted, a nearly fine copy in a nearly fine price clipped dust jacket with mild rubbing and shelf wear to spine ends, a little mild soiling. Publisher's slip (portion of wrap around band?) laid in "The Christmas Selection of the Crime Club Jury". An attractive copy. (17959) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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