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      [Japan 1929, Shiudoh]. Accordion folded album, in Chitsu. blue cloth case with ivory clasps, color woodblock printed,. 8 prints of ships, 2 color maps 1 folding, [30]p., 31 x 24cm. very pristine clean copy. FIRST AND ONLY OBSCUE EDITION. A WONDERFUL EARLY JAPANESE VIEW TO THE WORLD OF NATIONS A beautiful look at the foreign sailing ships that visited Nagasaki. Including ships from England, Korea, Ryukyu Island Russia, India steam paddlewheeler, Holland, America & China. Each print sheet is 10 x 7.25 inches, with accompanying text in Japanese. * Essentially a work discussing and illustrating the vessels from around the world that have visited Nagasaki with examples of foreign writing. The color woodblock printed title sheet shows a globe on its axis, and has two cinnabar seals and a colorful chain boarder. The folding map illustrates Eastern Asia beginning with all of Japan, surrounding islands, Korea & the China mainland. * The ships are lavishly done, showing flags flying, cannon, anchor, under sail, national flags, and some with surrounding scenery. A second map shows a double hemisphere view of the world against an indigo background. Each continent is named. * CONDITION: A very handsome addition to any collection or library in superb condition. Books of this subject and vintage are quite R A R E ! * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Das Zauberboot. Ein Bilderbuch zum Drehen , bewegen und verwandeln. (Das Neue Wunderhaus) von Tom Seidmann-Freud

      Berlin, Herbert, 1929. 6nn. Blatt mit farbigen Illustrationen und Zieh,-und Drehbildern, eine Schablone in Einstecklasche + (eine weiter Schablone, die nicht zu diesem Bilderbuch gehört), das rote Transparentblatt fehlt. Halbleineneinband, ca. 20,5 x 24 cm. Einband berieben und bestossen, Vorderdeckel mit Resten eines Klebeetikettes o.ä. Die Mechanismen schwergängig, Laschen beschädigt, Blatt 1 mit Einrissen, das Kaspertheater ebenfalls mit Einrissen, die beiden Ziehmechanismen nicht fixiert. Letztes Blatt (Inhaltsverzeichnis mit Anmerkungen), Buchblock gelockert, stellenweise etwas fingerfleckig. Das rote Transparentblatt fehlt. Insgesamt noch befriedigender Zustand. Restaurierungswürdig. Versand D: 4,50 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Morch-Israel]
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        America in the Skyways.

      Akron, Ohio: [Goodyear Zeppelin Corporation]. Very Good. 1929. Limited/Numbered Edition. Blue Felt-Covered Boards. Number 363 of an unspecified limitation. This copy belonging to Martin Davey of the Davey Tree Co. In original felt lined box and exotic-motif glassine jacket; beveled boards inlaid with a 3 inch (7cm) "duralumin" (the modified aluminum from which the American Dirigibles were skeletonized) medal commemorating the book's etiology, i.e., the laying of the initial "ring" of the U.S. Navy's ZRS-4 (USS Akron) Zeppelin on November 7th, 1929. Housed in a modern quarter morocco silvered-lettered slipcase.; Quarto; Additional images and further information provided upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Old Florida Bookshop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA]
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        Sculpture And Architecture Projects In Design

      Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. orange cloth spine and blue cloth, front cover and spine lettered in gilt. Age. Fine in original nicked glassine.. 53 pages in text. Limited edition, copy 46 of 150 with original woodblock designed, printed and signed by Szukalski, the book set by hand in Bodoni, and printed by the Lakeside Press. Abundantly illustrated with his designs, many with letterpress text. Szukalski immigrated to the United States in his teens, where he joined the arts scene in Chicago and became a vital part of the "Chicago Renaissance." He later, in 1940 moved to Los Angeles where he lived in poverty, taking odd jobs in film studios, designing scenery, occasionally sculpting and drawing. In the introduction his moving tribute to American jazz adumbrates his philosophical stance relative to art and culture. Bright, almost as new copy with the original glassine dust wrapper intact, but frayed.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Complete 12 in 6 Volume Set. The Harvard Edition / The Riverside Press Cambridge.

      Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1929. 8°, Halbleder Three Quarters Leather Fine Bindings. Top edge gilt. Near Fine Condition. Volumes appear unread (uncut and mostly unopened). Marbled endpapers. Excellent set with bright clean pages, no foxing, no markings, no yellowing. Tight and solid. Some corners show wear. Featuring: (1) Essays First (369 pp.) / and Second Series (285 pp.); (2) Nature addresses and Lectures (395 pp.) / Letter and Social Aims (352 pp.); (3) Society and Solitude (336 pp.) / Poems (399 pp.); (4) Representative Men (290 pp.) / Miscellaneous; (544 pp.); (5) English Traits (314 pp.) / Lectures and Biographical References (507); (6) Conduct of Life (323 pp.) / Natural History of Intellect and Other Papers (417 pp.); 6\" x 8½\" tall. Weight 14 Lbs. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Amerikanische Literatur, Philosophie

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni München]
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        Trout Fishing from All Angles

      London: Seeley, Service &Co, 1929. First Edition, Author's interleaved copy, with numerous pencil corrections by Taverner throughout. With inserted plates of half-tone illustrations from photographs. 1 vols. 8vo. Tan publisher's cloth, signed by the author on the flyleaf. Preserved in solander box. First Edition, Author's interleaved copy, with numerous pencil corrections by Taverner throughout. With inserted plates of half-tone illustrations from photographs. 1 vols. 8vo. The Author's Own Copy with Corrections. Bruns T10; Litchfield 86; Bruns T10; Litchfield 86; Hampton, Modern Angling Bibliography p. 91

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Schriften zur wissenschaftlichen Weltauffassung. Hrsg. v. Philipp Frank u. Moritz Schlick.

       Wien, J. Springer 1929-1937 u. Stgt., Reclam 1965 (Bd. 1). 11 Bde. (Komplett!) 8°. OBrosch. (Bd. 11 in Bibl.-HLn.). Einbd. tlw. etw. randrissig u. fleckig.Wichtigste Publikationsreihe des von Moritz Schlick gegründeten \"Wiener Kreises\" mit der die Verbreitung einer \"wissenschaftlichen Weltauffassung\" befördert wurde. - Bd. 1: WAISMANN, Friedrich. Logik, Sprache, Philosophie; Bd. 2: CARNAP, Rudolf. Abriss der Logistik; Bd. 3: MISES, Richard v. Wahrscheinlichkeit Statistik und Wahrheit; Bd. 4: SCHLICK, Moritz. Fragen der Ethik; Bd. 5: NEURATH, Otto. Empirische Soziologie. Der wissenschaftliche Gehalt der Geschichte und Nationalökonomie; Bd. 6: FRANK, Philipp. Das Kausalgesetz und seine Grenzen; Bd. 7: KANT, Otto. Zur Biologie der Ethik. Psychopathologische Untersuchungen über Schuldgefühl...; Bd. 8: CARNAP, Rudolf. Logische Syntax der Sprache; Bd. 9: POPPER, Karl. Logik der Forschung; Bd. 10: SCHÄCHTER, Josef. Prolegomena zu einer kritischen Grammatik; Bd. 11: KRAFT, Viktor. Die Grundlagen einer wissenschaftlichen Wertlehre. (Bibl.-HLn.-Bd., gestemp.) - Dazu: Dgl. 2. neubearb. Aufl. 1951. Complete set of this rare series. The first volume: WAISMANN, Friedrich. Logik, Sprache, Philosophie... was intended to be the first volume of the series but was published posthoumesly in 1965 (see epilogue in the attachement). - The last (eleventh) volume, in a half cloth library binding, but we can add the second edition (1951) in the orig.-soft-cover. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Philosophie, Wiener Kreis

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        The Hunting and Spoor of Central African Game with Life-size Illustrations of Most of the Game Tracks

      Seeley Service 1929 - *** BOOK in all but fine condition. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. Pale brown buckram boards with gilt title on spine. A heavy quality book 234 pages including index plus 4 page Lonsdale Library catalogue. 38 paltes illustrating the spoor (tracks) of the game found in Central Africa. With the exceptions of elephant, giraffe, hippo and rhino all illustratins are life size. *** CONTENTS; The first part of the book is devoted to the correct attutude to hunting, rifles to use, and tracking; the author was an experienced hunter and devotes most of the book to dealing with the pursuit and dispatch of the various animals described. Size: 250x185mm [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Salusbury Books]
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      Hoepli 1929 Prima edizione. Cm.26x18. Pg.CLII, 1048. Legatura in tela editoriale azzurrina, rinforzata al dorso, con tavola policroma di Norfini applicata al piatto anteriore. 586 figure in bianco enero intercalate nel testo e 36 tavole policrome fuori testo, sempre realizzate da Norfini. Esemplare in buone condizioni di conservazione, con la coperta originale. Fondamentale testo del Conte Ettore Arrigoni Degli Oddi (Ca' Oddo, 1867 - 1942), che insegnò nell'ateneo patavino. Amplissima la bibliografia. > Ceresoli, 60, "Edizione originale di opera classica ricercatissima. Vi è unita una "Bibliografia ornitologica" sino al 1928". Codice libreria 127842.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Pera]
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        10 eigenh. Sinnsprüche mit U.

      O. O., um 1929. - 1 S. 235:195 mm. Kleiner Einriß am rechten Rand hinterlegt. Für eine Sammlung von Autographen prominenter Schriftsteller haben sich mit Sinnsprüchen und Gedichten auf einem Blatt eingetragen: Agnes Harder, Anna Blum-Erhard, Helene Böhlau al Raschid, Gertrud Storm, Jeanne Berta Semmig, Ina Seidel, Isolde Kurz, Olga Pöhlmann, Margarete Paulick, Sophie Hoechstetter und Olga Wohlbrück. - Am Kopf des Blattes befindet sich ein Portrait Bertha von Suttners (?) in Orig.-Blei- und Farbstiftzeichnung von M. Wutzer.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        The Works of Shakespeare, The text of the First Folio with Quarto variants and a selection of modern readings

      New York; 1929-1933: The Nonesuch Press/Random House. Limited Edition. Octavo. A beautiful set in seven volumes, edited by Herbert Farjeon limited to 1050 copies for sale in Great Britain & Ireland and 550 copies for sale in United States. The present set is number 1232 designed by Francis Meynell. All uniformly bound in full publisher's natural uneven colored tan niger morocco, raised bands, lettered and ruled in gilt, partially unopened, top edges gilt with a red tint, all others uncut. A couple of volumes have boards just a touch bowed but does not detract from the simple but timeless beauty of this set.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        Rating Relief by a Group of Conservative Ministers of Parliament

      London: Philip Alan, 1929. First edition, first printing published as part of the Westminster Library series. Hardback, bound in the original blue cloth. 19 × 12cm, 183pp. This copy is signed by The Committee. There are 14 signatures in all including a rare early signature by Harold Macmillan. They are (with their constituencies at the time of publication): 1. Thomas Davies (1858-1939) MP for Cirencester & Tewksbury, 2. Geoffrey Ellis (1874-1956) MP for Wakefield, 3. Robert Spear Hudson (1886-1957) MP for Whitehaven and a Minister during the Second World War, 4. Harold Macmillan (1894-1986), became the Prime Minister 1957-1963, 5. Terence J O'Connor (1891-1940) MP for Luton, 6. Derrick Wellesley Gunston (1891-1985) MP for Thornbury, 7. Geoffrey Peto (1878-1956) MP for Frome, 8. John W Hills (1867-1938) MP for Ripon, 9. F E Fremantle (1872-1943) MP for St Albans, 10. W J Womersley (1878-1961) MP for Grimsby and Minister for Pensions in the Second World War. 11. Frank Cecil Meyer (1886-1935) MP for Great Yarmouth, 12. C M Barclay-Harvey (1890-1969) MP for Kincradine and Aberdeenshire South, 13. There are two further MPs who haven't yet been identified, the first signature (Wilson?) and George Pitcher. An important Conservative Party publication, and was part of their election campaign for 1929 (the result was a hung parliament, the Conservative having lost a good number of seats, in fact most of the signatories above lost). The contents are: The Scheme in Outline by Geoffrey Ellis; Poor Law by R S Hudson; The New Act in the County Boroughs by Gerald B Hurst; Rural Areas by D W Gunston; Industrial Counties and County Districts by W J Womersley; London by Sir Cyril Cobb; Scotland by C M Barclay-Harvey; Alternative Proposals by T J O'Connor; General Summary by Geoffrey Peto. Condition: The book is faded to the spine and the pages are tanned but otherwise a good solid copy. A scarce copy with all the signatures, and especially so for the early Macmillan. PLEASE SEE THE COX AND BUDGE WEBSITE FOR FURTHER DETAILS AND TO SEE OUR FULL RANGE OF BOOKS. MANY THANKS.. Signed. First Edition. Hardback. Good+.

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        ORIGINAL PEN-AND-INK PORTRAIT OF THE MAD HATTER (From the 1929 Alice's Adventures In Wonderland Illustrated By Willy Pogany

      New York, 1929. Willy Pogány (Hungarian/American, 1882-1955). ORIGINAL PEN-AND-INK PORTRAIT OF THE MAD HATTER (From his illustrated 1929 Alice's Adventures In Wonderland published by E. P. Dutton). This marvelous drawing is that illustrating "Who Stole the Tarts?" from Chapter 11, page 172, wherein The Queen of Hearts is accusing the Mad Hatter of the crime. Pogany's version has the Mad Hatter trembling with fear as he clutches his tea cup and toast. The image is 4.75" x 3.5" situated in one corner of a large sheet of 11" by 14" heavy art paper. Pogány has initialed the drawing at the lower right. His lightly penciled outline and notations can also be seen. The detail of the drawing (which is sharply inked and in Very Good condition indeed) is spectacular in comparison to the actual printed illustration (see our photo of the actual size of the book image to compare). We originally saw this illustration in The Book Sail's 16th Anniversary Catalogue way back in 1984. It's our pleasure to finally be able to both handle it and find it a good home.. Signed. Unbound. Very Good. Illus. by Willy Pogany.

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      London: Jonathan Cape, 1929. Salmon cloth, stamped in gilt. Portrait, plates and maps. Near fine in a very good example of the Len Lye pictorial dust jacket (lightly dust darkened, one inch closed tear at top edge of lower panel with an unobtrusive early mend on the verso, some very shallow chips at the spine ends). First edition, first issue, of Graves' controversial, creatively embellished memoir of his early life and war experiences, with the text on pp. 290 and 341-3 intact, the latter printing the unauthorized partial transcription of Sassoon's poetic epistle to Graves, "I'd Timed My Death in Action to the Minute," which caused the rift between the two friends and Sassoon's request that the publisher remove it. The traditional speculation, based on Fabes and Foyle (1931), that fewer than one hundred copies of the first issue "are in existence" is parroted as recently as in Williams' revision of Higginson; Ahearn and Hahn's Graves checklist quotes a 1932 note by Wm Jackson Ltd. suggesting that some 250 early copies sent to exporters escaped the recall and cancellation of the leaves as well. However, even setting aside considerations of the normally greater attrition rate for exported books (unless, of course, they are exported to an American bookselling firm dealing in moderns), this higher figure still does not speak to the considerable frequency with which copies occur, particularly in better than average condition. It has long been this cataloguer's suspicion that a considerable number of copies were indeed exported, but into the inventory of a major North American firm (now defunct) dealing in moderns. Falls, like so many other contemporary readers, thought Graves' war scenes "excellent; they are, in fact, among the few in books of this nature which are of real historical value," but felt his attitude left something to be desired. MODERN MOVEMENT 61. HIGGINSON & WILLIAMS A32a. FALLS, p.202. BLUNDEN, et al, p.7.

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      London: Haymarket Press, 1929. Unnumbered, but ONE OF 13 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST AND PRINTED ON VELLUM (along with 100 deluxe copies and 875 regular copies on paper) n. Hardcover. 254 x 191 mm (10 x 7 1/2"). xvi, 47 pp. Introduction by Dr. Montague R. James. Unnumbered, but ONE OF 13 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST AND PRINTED ON VELLUM (along with 100 deluxe copies and 875 regular copies on paper). Publisher's limp vellum, gilt titling, cover laced with green silk ribbon. With four color plates by W. Russell Flint, printed on paper and mounted on vellum leaves. Ransom, p. 314; "Modern British and American Private Presses," p. 103. A hint of splaying to covers, minor variation in the grain of the vellum, otherwise a very fine copy--clean, fresh, and smooth inside and out. This is a very pleasing vellum copy of one of just four books published by the short-lived Haymarket Press, established by Halton and Truscott Smith and operated from 1928-30. According to Ransom, the Smiths intended to issue all books of the Apocrypha with illustrations by Russell Flint, beginning with the Book of Judith in 1928, and continuing with the present work the following year. Unfortunately, the contemplated project did not go further. Flint (1880-1969) was especially noted for his female nudes, and here we--with the lecherous elders--see Susanna in her bath. DNB notes that Flint began his career as "a medical illustrator recording the effects of leprosy, eye disease, and South African War wounds," and suggests that his penchant for drawing "an unchanging perfectly proportioned female type in various exotic guises" was his way of "imagin[ing] away all signs of the ravages of the twentieth century."

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        The Blacker the Berry

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

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Red Aces

      Hodder & Stoughton, London [1929]. First edition hardback. n.d. [1929] 8vo. 313pp [8] Original publisher's blue cloth, black titles to the spine and front. VG+, (top edge dusty, offsetting to the endpapers) otherwise very clean and bright in G+ dustwrapper (some overall light wear, chipping, small tears, creasing and discreet archival tape repair to the verso) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. A pleasing example. 9261

      [Bookseller: Holybourne Rare Books]
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        A Farewell to Arms

      Charles Scribner's, New York 1929 - New York, Scribner's, 1929. First edition, first printing. 8 vo. With publisher's seal on copyright page and no disclaimer on pg. x. DJ is in VG+ condition, bright color, with expert touching up to edges; price intact ($2.50) and first state (with "Katherine" spelling on front flap). Original black cloth gilt paper labels. All text is clean and tight without marking, or inscriptions.Book is in VG+ condition. Housed in clamshell book box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fiona's Rare Books]
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      Newtown, Wales: Gwasg Gregynnog, 1929. No. 199 OF 200 COPIES, of a total edition of 225 n. Hardcover. mm (). 89, [3] pp. From William Morgan's Welsh Bible of 1588. Edited by Ifor Williams. No. 199 OF 200 COPIES, of a total edition of 225. Original Niger-backed patterned paper boards (stamped "Gregynog Press Bindery" on rear pastedown), buckram corners, raised bands, gilt spine titling, top edge gilt. Decorative wood engraved openings and initials by Horace Walter Bray, the initials in red or blue, wood engraved title (with device) in red and black. Part of text printed in blue. Harrop 14; De Zilverdistel Cat. II, 14. Head of spine faintly darkened, trivial soiling to front board, mild spots of foxing and one small marginal stain to four leaves, otherwise a very fine copy, the binding unworn, and the text clean, fresh, and bright. The most highly decorated of all the Gregynog Books, this work is called by Harrop "arguably the most ambitious Welsh language publication to come from the Press." The graceful woodcut decorations here are by Horace Walter Bray (1887-1963), a scenic painter who in 1924 was recruited by his old school friend Maynard (1888-1966) to serve as Gregynog's resident artist. Although he had no experience in wood engraving, he quickly learned the technique from Maynard, and together they provided illustrations for all but one of the Press' books published during their tenure.

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        Sculpture And Architecture Projects In Design

      University of Chicago Press, Chicago 1929 - 53 pages in text. Limited edition, copy 46 of 150 with original woodblock designed, printed and signed by Szukalski, the book set by hand in Bodoni, and printed by the Lakeside Press. Abundantly illustrated with his designs, many with letterpress text. Szukalski immigrated to the United States in his teens, where he joined the arts scene in Chicago and became a vital part of the "Chicago Renaissance." He later, in 1940 moved to Los Angeles where he lived in poverty, taking odd jobs in film studios, designing scenery, occasionally sculpting and drawing. In the introduction his moving tribute to American jazz adumbrates his philosophical stance relative to art and culture. Bright, almost as new copy with the original glassine dust wrapper intact, but frayed. Orig. orange cloth spine and blue cloth, front cover and spine lettered in gilt. Age. Fine in original nicked glassine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Hamburg und seine Bauten mit Altona, Wandsbek und Harburg-Wilhelmsburg 1918-1929. Herausgegeben vom Architekten und Ingenieur-Verein zu Hamburg.

      Boysen & Maasch Hamburg 1929 412 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Mit 860 schwarz-weißen Abbildungen und Illustrationen sowie einigen Kartenskizzen und Lageplänen. Mit einer ausfaltbaren Karte *Schienenverkehr Großraum Hamburg*. Oln, 4° ( 28,5 x 21,5 cm ) Mit Themen wie: Schumacher-Bauten, öffentlicher Hochbau, Wohnungsbau, gewerbliche Bauten, Stadtbild. Ingenieurbauten, Verkehr und Güterverkehr, Hafen, Straßen, Brücken, Wasserwirtschaft, Hygiene, Energie-Versorgung, Beleuchtung, Bauten der Deutschen Reichspost usw.. Enband gering fleckig. Innen ein altes Exlibris auf dem Vorsatzblatt, wenige Seiten gering fleckig. Insgesamt guter Zustand. ( Gewicht 1800 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Hamburg, Bauten, Bauschaffen, Schumacher, Backsteinbau, Backstein, Architektur, Google, Altona, Wandsbek, Harburg, Wilhelmsburg, Google, Fritz Schumacher, Backsteinbauten, Rotklinker, Fritz Schumacher

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Das Blumenbuch. 3 Bände in einem Band.

      Mainz , C. H. Kleukens, Mainzer Presse für Insel Verlag, Leipzig, -1930. 1929 - Starkes grünes Originalhalbleder mit Lederecken und vergoldetem Rückentitel. Handeinband. Gelenke und Ecken etwas berieben. 4° (31 x 23 x 6,3 cm). Zu jedem Band 3 Blätter Titelei und 3 Blätter Inhaltsverzeichnis und Impressum sowie insgesamt 250 Tafeln mit den farbigen Zeichnungen, zwischengebunden einige weiße Blätter. Die Zeichnungen von Rudolf Koch, in Holz geschnitten von Fritz Kredel, handkoloriert von Emil Wöllner. Blumenbestimmungen von Hans Heil, Leipzig. Im Innenbereich nahezu tadellos und keinerlei Eintrag. Schönes Exemplar. Eins von 1000 Exemplaren, Druck der Mainzer Presse. - Sarkowski 950 FL1121

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        Good-Bye To All That: an autobiography

      Cape, 1929. 1st edition. Hardcover. True first printing with the original Siegfried Sassoon poem, or verse letter, in full on pp 341-3, and the piece on page 290 which alludes to Sassoon's mother's attempts to communicate with the spirit of her dead son, Siegfried's younger brother Hamo. Outraged that he had not given permission for their inclusion, Sassoon insisted that these passages were immediately removed, and therefore asterisks appear in subsequent copies, and very few copies exist of this original issue. Graves and Sassoon were never friends again. The original salmon cloth boards are in fine condition, a minor bump at the heel of the spine, else entirely unmarked. The pages and endpapers are completely free of foxing. The original dustwrapper is not price-clipped, is in very good condition, with minor professional repairs at front fold and head of spine. In sum, an excellent example of Graves's classic memoir of the First World War. Included is a 1929 typed letter from noted New York bookdealer, James F. Drake, to a customer in which he says, 'I am sorry I cannot supply a copy of Good-bye to All That, first issue. As you probably know, the book was suppressed on account of the war poem by Sassoon, etc, and very, very few copies got into circulation. Unfortunately, I did not get any'. Also included are black-and-white photographic reproductions of (a) the first page, overlaid on the final page, of Sassoon's suppressed poem, in Graves's hand, which he says at the top is a copy 'in case I lost the original', dated 24.7.18, and (b) two pages, plus the title page, showing the annotations made by Edmund Blunden, with Sassoon's help, to a copy of Graves's book, pursuant to their irritation with their perceived inaccuracies and omissions in Graves's wartime account (they intended to send their annotated copy to the British Museum - but never actually did so). These reproductions come from Lew David Feldman's record of the sale of Sassoon items in 1975. In the printed edition of Good-Bye To All That, Graves omitted nine lines, including the final six, of Sassoon's poem.

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        Diary of a Lost Girl [Tagebuch Einer Verlorenen] (Original German program for the 1929 film)

      Berlin: Film-Kurier, 1929. Original program for the legendary 1929 silent film. Replete with beautiful gravure-printed production photographs, including a stunning deep focus shot on the rear panel from a party scene in the film, with Louise Brooks at the center of attention. Film-Kurier was the first German film journal, published daily beginning in 1919. Film-Kurier's classic era lasted until 1933, when its publisher, Alfred Weiner, had to flee Germany because of his Jewish origins. The issues from this era remain striking to this day because they were printed using a gravure reproduction process. Each day's issue would focus on a single film. 8 pages, saddle stitched, with only the lightest wear at the edges. About Near Fine.

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        Poèmes de Georges Rouault avec cinq lithographies de Jules Joëts.

      Galerie d'Art du Montparnasse, Paris 1929 - In-folio, 73-(1) pp. broché, sous couverture illustrée d'une lithographie. Edition tirée à 170 exemplaires, celui-ci est le second papier (après l'exemplaire de tête unique), l'un des 5 comprenant les lithographies en couleurs et la décomposition en 8 estampes des couleurs d'une planche. Rousseurs. Né le 1er septembre 1884 à Saint-Omer et décédé le 19 janvier 1959 à Viry-Châtillon, Jules Joëts a étudié à l?école des beaux-arts de sa ville, puis aux arts décoratifs de Paris, et a exposé au Salon à partir de 1908. En parallèle à sa carrière artistique, il est nommé conservateur du musée de Saint-Omer en 1929. Langue : Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Antoine]
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      London, Ernest Benn, 1929-30.. FIRST EDITIONS, 4 volumes, 1929-30, COMPLETE SET. Thick 4to, 320 x 230 mm, 13 x 9 inches, 476 half tone plates with tissue guards, 372 pages, text illustrations, original publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering to spines. Slight shelf wear to extremities, a few light scratches and pale marks to covers, occasional light foxing, Volume 3 has a slight abrasion to the top corners, affecting the tips of the corners on about 100 pages, not affecting text or images, otherwise a very good clean sturdy set. Volume 1: The Prehistoric and Pre-Han Periods, Volume 2: The Han Period, Volume 3: Sculpture, Volume 4: Architecture. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        The Works.

      London: Chapman and Hall Limited,, 1929. 40 volumes, octavo (220 x 145 mm). Finely bound by Bayntun in contemporary dark green half morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, green cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, title pages in red and black. Frontispieces and plates by Robert Seymour, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne, George Cattermole, John Leech and others. Spines uniformly faded to light green. An excellent set. Limited edition of 150 sets for the UK and 150 for the US. Includes The Life of Charles Dickens in two volumes by John Forster. A fine library set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Knoxville, TN: Stubley Printing Co., 1929. 8vo. 150pp. 3 portrait plates; handbill prospectus laid in. Original blue cloth. Very good copy. First edition. 4-page ALS from the author concerning local politics and finances laid in (Dandridge, Tennessee, 1876). The author served in Co. C of this unit recruited in East Tennessee in 1862; it served in the Atlanta campaign, in the battles of Franklin and Nashville, and in the late capture of Mobile. Not in Dornbusch, Nevins or Eicher.

      [Bookseller: Bartlebys 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; an unpublished letter by

      Berkeley Heights, NJ: The Oriole Press, 1929. xlvi, 299p., first edition t.e.g. with deckle edge, one of 450 copies, front., illus., trace of edge wear, linen spine with paper label cloth has small areas of handsoil, mossgreen calendared paper over boards, very good condition. Colophon notes that presswork was done on a "Favorite" that was "found three summers ago abandoned in a woodshed in his vicinity.. a rusty mass Other contributors include: Mrs. Havelock Ellis, Edward Carpenter, Waldo Frank, Horace Traubel, J. William Lloyd, Bolton Hall, Pierre Ramus, Olive Schreiner and others

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Planet of Peril

      A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago 1929 - First edition [stated] in green boards, titled in brown on the spine, cover is titled and has pictorial moon in brown and ruled in blind, jacket art by Robert A. Graef. Chicago; A. C. McClurg & Co. (1930), 358 pages. Superior Fine copy with an unmarked clean interior. Just a hint of sun fading at base of spine, and a couple of tiny spots on fore edge. Wrapped in a protected and unclipped ($2.00) jacket that has some sun fading to spine, else Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: SF & F Books]
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        Spanische Köpfe. Bilder aus Kastilien, Aragonien und Andalusien. Eingeleitet von Felix Urabayen, J. Garcia Mercadal, José Maria Salaverria, J. Muñoz San Román.

      Berlin, Verlag Ernst Wasmuth 1929..

      [Bookseller: Heinrich Heine Antiquariat Lustenberger ]
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        The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge

      Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, New York 1929 - 247 pp., 8vo. Hardcover in slc. Signed. This edition is limited to one thousand copies each signed by the author and numbered; this is no. 419. Very light scuffing, flexing & edgewear to boards. Light soiling & edgewear w/ some cocking & shaking to blue cloth spine but binding sturdy. Very light scuffing to gilt textblock top edge; light foxing to fore & bottom edge. Very light foxing scattered to pds & mostly clean & crisp textblock. Slight edgewear to slc; tears along two joints but otherwise intact. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cellar Stories Bookstore]
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      Editions du Verseau, Lausanne 1929 - EDITION ORIGINALE de ce « premier fragment d¿une autobiographie ». Hors texte, 3 EAUX-FORTES originales du peintre vaudois Charles CLEMENT. Tirage à 496 exemplaires numérotés. Un des 450 sur papier à la main d¿Auvergne. TRES BEL EXEMPLAIRE. >>>> Comme à son habitude, pour cette première édition helvète d¿un texte de Cendrars, l'écrivain se fait désirer. Décidé en 1925, cette Nuit dans la forêt ne verra le jour que quatre ans plus tard, grâce à la patience et la persévérance de Max Roth et Carl Sauter, les directeurs des éditions du Verseau. L'écrivain entre temps était en voyage, et avait déjà promis deux livres à René Hilsum et à Bernard Grasset qui eux aussi poireautaient. Le texte enfin envoyé en Suisse en juin 1929 -après différents stades d'écriture à plusieurs endroits du globe- ne signifie pas pour autant une parution imminente. Bien que par contrat Cendrars sache que l'édition serait illustrée, il met en doute les gravures de Clément dans une lettre en septembre à l'éditeur : « J'ai bien reçu les gravures de Clément. Je suis d'autant plus à l'aise pour vous en parler, que je ne les ai pas demandées. Je trouve ces illustrations tout à fait insuffisantes et d'assez mauvais goût quant à l'amputé. J'ai écrit dans ce sens à Mr. Clément, naturellement d'une façon moins entière qu'à vous. Dans ces conditions je me demande quelle valeur ces gravures ajoutent au livre. Voilà ce que je vous conseille : ne conserver des gravures de Mr. Clément que la première qui peut à la rigueur passer comme frontispice et ne pas mettre les trois autres dans le livre ». Après plusieurs tergiversations - pas de nom d'illustrateur en couverture, suppression d'une gravure où l'on voit effectivement la manche vide de l'écrivain, présente quand même dans les exemplaires sur Japon, et annulation de la préface de Paul Budry qui associe étroitement le travail de Cendrars et de Clément - le livre parait enfin en décembre 1929. Voilà pour la partie documentée; les mésaventures du volume ne s'arrêtent pas là puisque la rumeur veut qu'une grande partie du tirage mal entreposé se retrouvent couvert de vilaines piqûres, ce qui n'est pas le cas de cet exemplaire ! [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie-Galerie Emmanuel Hutin]
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        Gutzon Borglum signs an image of an early model of his Mount Rushmore Presidential Sculptures

      Washington, DC, June 6, 1929. 10" x 13.5". "Photograph Signed ""Gutzon Borglum"" on photographic surface with a 53 word handwritten inscription. Black and white, 10"" x 13.5"" overall, image 7"" x 8.25"". Light mounting traces on verso. Fine condition. Borglum has penned, in full, ""Greetings to you dear confreres in / memory of a wonderful Evening spent / with wonderful men and Lorine = to which / you added so much to your fine speech = asking / and not answering the Eternal urge this artist ever makes to record the greatest in their great moments - / to you dear Ralph my affection & Love / Gutzon Borglum / Washington June 6 1929."" Ralph Bradford, a writer and manager of the Corpus Christi Chamber of Congress, was a close friend of Borglum and employed him while planning the redevelopment of the Corpus Christi, Texas, waterfront in the late 1920s. One of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission members was Mrs. Lorine Jones Spontz, President of the Corpus Christie Chamber of Commerce. On Thursday evening, June 6, 1929, sculptor Gutzon Borglum entertained at dinner at Washington's Willard Hotel for the members of the Rushmore Memorial Commission. Congress had authorized the Commission on March 3, 1925. Construction at Mount Rushmore had begun on October 4, 1927. The faces of Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt were completed between 1934 and 1939."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Voyages de Gulliver.

      - Bruxelles, Editions du Nord 1929. 2 volumes in-4° sous chemises à coins et étuis. 30 eaux-fortes H.T. en noir et 36 bois gravés de Gus BOFA. Tirage limité à 360 exemplaires, un des 320 sur Hollande

      [Bookseller: Librairie In-Quarto]
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        Fleurs de marécage. Poèmes de J. Slauerhoff. Précédés d'une lettre de Franz Hellens.

      [Chaumont-Gistoux, E. du Perron, 1929]. Ingenaaid. Gedrukt [door Breuer te Brussel] in een oplage van 30 ongenummerde exemplaren. 32 p. 2e druk. Rug aan bovenzijde iets ingescheurd, omslag deels verschoten en iets watervlekkig.* Uit de bibliotheek van Nico Donkersloot, met diens handtekening op de Franse titel. Door Du Perron verzorgde heruitgave van deze Franstalige gedichten van Slauerhoff. De eerste druk verscheen eerder in hetzelfde jaar bij Stols in een oplage van 75 exemplaren. Niet in de KB. Batten/ Stols 83 (jaartal: '1928'). Storm 11.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. First Edition; First Printing. Hard Cover. Fair dust jacket. Octavo. [i-iv], 1-380, pp. Bound as issued in black cloth with title in red on the spine and the front cover; top edge stained red; fraying to the corners and a bit to the spine ends; top corners bumped; previous owner note in pencil on the front free endpaper else clean; dust jacket has some loss at the spine removing most of Faulkner's name and the title; other areas with chipping; large closed tear to the front panel; early cello tape repair to the back of the jacket has left stains--not really visible from the front; now protected in a mylar cover. Despite its flaws, it is a remarkably uncommon title in a dust jacket. Sartoris is Faulkner's first major novel; in it he introduces Yoknapatawpha County, a place in which nearly every novel following Sartoris would be set. Peterson A5a; Massey 280.

      [Bookseller: Michael Pyron, Bookseller]
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        Bei der Nachricht vom Tod eines Freundes. Schnell welkt das Vergängliche. Eigenhd. Gedicht mit Illustration in Tinte und Aquarell.

      0, O.O., - O.O., o.J. 4°. 1 gef. Bogen, Titel und Illustration auf Bl. 1 recto, Gedicht auf Bl. 2 recto. Mileck V. Poetry D. 445 (1929-41). - Gedicht in drei Strophen. Das Aquarell zeigt eine Schneelandschaft. Die Handschrift verweist auf eine späte Entstehungszeit. Sprache: Deutsch / German [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz AG]
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        The Merchant of Venice Hasokher Mevenetzya

      Avraham Josef Stybel, Berlin, Germany 1929 - OCLC lists 0 copies worldwide. Halkin (1898-1987) was born in Russia; he and moved to the United States in 1914, where he taught at Hebrew Union College, and then to Israel in 1932. Only seven years later, he returned to the U. S. , and in 1949 became a professor at the Hebrew University. Aside from teaching, he wrote both poetry and prose, featuring motifs of dichotomies between the secular and the religious, and between the will to live and the desire to die. He also wrote literary criticism, and translated the work of others, such as Walt Whitman and Shakespeare, into Hebrew. (EJ, Silberschlag) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Dangerous Paradise [Victory] (Original screenplay for the 1930 film)

      Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1929. Final White Draft script for the 1930 film. Studio file copy, rubber-stamped on the front wrapper. Based on Joseph Conrad's 1915 novel, "Victory," the second of ten feature adaptations, preceded by Maurice Tourneur's 1919 film. Heyst (Arlen) is a hermit on an island who offers shelter to a redhead named Alma (Carroll), and the two live somewhat harmoniously. That is, until Mr. Jones (Seyffertitz) shows up looking for buried treasure. White self wrappers, noted as Final White Script on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 370, FILE COPY, and MASTER FILE, dated September 11, 1929, with credits for writer Conrad, director Wellman, and screenwriters McNutt and Jones. 91 leaves, mimeograph. Near Fine overall, side-stitched.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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      Berlin: UFA / Illustrierter Film-Kurier, 1929. Quarto (8.75 x 11.75 inches); two-tone blue and white photo-illustrated wraps, saddle-stitched; text in German; 8 pp. Two very faint horizontal creases at the center, with some mild wear (but no tearing) along the spine fold; both staples intact, with the paper bright and fresh; Very Good+ or better. An original German language film program for Fritz Lang's 1929 silent film epic 'Frau im Mond.' The program bears a printed date of 11 Jahrgang 1929, placing it just a few weeks after the October 15th premiere. Laid in is an original film herald for a showing at the UFA-Palast am Zoo, likely as issued with the program; single sheet folded at center (measures 6.25 x 9.5 inches closed), lightly and evenly toned, else Fine. The two ephemeral pieces are rarely seen together in a proper context, and any original ephemera for this film is genuinely rare besides.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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      NEILL, J.R.. (BAUM,L.FRANK) JACK PUMPKINHEAD OF OZ by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Chiagoc: Reilly & Lee (1929). 4to, green cloth, pict. paste-on, 252p. + 2 p. ads, FINE+ in dust wrapper (dw with a few tiny closed tears else fine, ads through this title). 1st edition. (HG XXIII) illustrated by J.R. NEILL with pictorial endpapers and 12 color plates. A magnificent copy, rarely found co clean in a nice dw.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        A Farewell to Arms

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Copyright date 1929, 1st edition, 1st printing with same date on the copyright page and also on the title page. Black cloth over boards with black lettering on a gold background on the front and on the spine. Light foxing to the top page edges, for edge pages are not cut. No tears, bent pages, previous owners name written on the upper inside flyleaf. No Dust Jacket. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are moderate with light bumps to the head and toe the spine. A small dent in the back in the groove area of about 1/8 of an inch. Text is bright and clean, binding is secure, a solid collectible book one the top 100 novels of the 20th century.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/no dust Jacket. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Collectible.

      [Bookseller: Mclin Haven]
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        Corpse on the Mat.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1929. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Dampstain to front board, very minor foxing; an excellent copy in the slightly soiled jacket that has a faded spine and front panel. First edition, first impression. An early Kennedy detective novel, published later the same year in the US under the title The Man Who Rang the Bell. From the publisher's archive.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Mind Reader: A Mystery (First Edition)

      New York: Macaulay, 1929. First Edition. First Edition. Publisher's black cloth with titles and front board illustration in yellow. In the rare dust jacket. The second of three crime novels by this noted African-American crime author originally from Jamaica. Supernatural elements, including spiritualism, seances, and astrology present as well. An uncommon and important title in early genre fiction by African-American authors. Frankie Y. Bailey notes: "In 1932, Rudolph Fisher published a mystery novel set in Harlem. [However, ] ... Fisher was not the first black man to write a mystery novel. A journalist named Walter Adolphe Roberts had preceded him by several years. [In Roberts' second book,] ... "The Mind Reader," Daniel Buwalda (white and blonde) sets out to to control the world with the help of a beautiful and malleable Armenian woman whose husband he has destroyed. Buwalda is a psychic, and the hero and his older and smarter brother, both of whom are conversant in the occult, must confront him." Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Neat contemporary gift inscription, dated 1929, on the front endpaper Jacket is moderately rubbed, separation to the flap folds, with tiny nicks along the top and bottom edge, and is very slightly faded at the spine. Hubin p. 688, Reginald 12283. Bleiler (1978), p. 168. Bailey, p. 53.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1929 - 1929 Original Hardback Wisden,

      1929. Hi, This lot is a 1929 Original Hardback Wisden in Good+ Condition, it is in very good condition for the year. This Wisden is a very nice book, 1929s do not come up very nice and this one is very acceptable. The boards are nice with the odd mark, the spine cloth has some uneven-ness but a lot better than the average. Bookplate of ex owner on inside page, decent hinges, the gilt is very strong to front and spine and is 100% original , internally a very nice book with excellent photoplate.

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