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        Ulysse. Traduit De L'Anglais Par M. Auguste Morel Assiste Par M. Stuart Gilbert. Traduction Entierement Revue Par M. Valery Larbaud Avec La Collaboration De L'Auteur

      Maison Des Amis Des Livres, Paris 1929 - First edition, first printing in French. This is a limited edition of 100 copies on Velin D'Arches paper, numbered 59 of 100. Original stiff tan wrappers with blue lettering and original glassine dust jacket with chips and edge creasing. In a custom slipcase matching the cover of the book. Untrimmed pages with some toning on edges. Auguste Morel took on the translation of Joyce's masterpiece with Valery Larbaud to review it, and Stuart Gilbert and the publisher Adrienne Monnier later completed the project. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 870 pp [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Relations and Complications. Being a Recollection of H.H. The Dayang Muda of Sarawak. With a Foreword by the Rt. Hon. T. P. O'Connor, p.c., m.p. And 38 Illustrations from Photographs

      John Lane the Bodley Head Limited, London 1929 - First edition. Presentation copy. In publisher's black cloth, title printed in yellow on front panel and spine. With the original photographically illustrated dust jacket. xviii, (2), 253, (7) p. The memoir of the Dayang Muda (1884-1954) née Gladys Milton Palmer, who married to Bertram Willes Dayrell Brookefrom the family of theWhite Rajahs who ruled Sarawak on Borneo. Dayang Muda was a colourful character who interacted with the high society in Europe and got involved in the movie industry by forming and directing the Big Four Famous Productions company in 1922. She converted to Islam at the Paris Mosque February 1932 (having previously been a Protestant, Christian Scientist and Roman Catholic). The book is inscribed to Baron Jean de Montegnac-Veöreös (1895-?; or Jean-Médée; Hans; János de Montegnac-Vörös) the Hungarian-born Papal chamberlain, art historian and expert on Islamic art just a few months after her conversion, in Paris on May 17, 1932, singed as Khair-ul-nessá Sarawak. With 3 original, vintage, black and white photographs of her, wearing the same Oriental garment that is on the dust jacket and on the frontispiece of the book. Two by Studio Georges Marant (Paris) and one by Rose Kardos (Paris). Size: ca. 175 × 225 mm. Dust jacket slightly chipped at extremities, otherwise in fine condition. In publisher's black cloth, title printed in yellow on front panel and spine. With the original photographically illustrated dust jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Cup of Gold

      Robert M. McBride, New York 1929 - First Edition, First printing. An attractive copy bound in the publisher's original yellow cloth with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with some discoloration to the endpapers from a book plate removal. There is NO writing or marks in the book. Includes the ORIGINAL front panel and front flap from the original dustjacket that is laid over a facsimile dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        The Works

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1929. Full leather. Fine. London: Chapman and Hall, 1929. Full leather. Forty volumes. Octavo. The Complete Works of Charles Dickens. Illustrated by George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz). Robert Seymour. This edition is limited to one hundred and fifty copies. Inserted with four hand written letter documents by Charles Dickens. Contemporary bound by Bayntun in full blue crushed blue morocco, covers and spine decoratively tooled in gilt in a geometrically design pattern within a gilt single fillet border, spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments with five raised bands, top edge gilt and turn-ins, marbled endpaper, extra illustrated. A splendid and handsome bound set.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        Elia and The Last Essays of Elia

      Newton: The Gregynog Press, 1929-1930. Two volumes. 2 wood engraved frontispieces and 27 wood engraved headpieces adapted from contemporary prints by H.W. Bray. No. 56 of 285 copies. Printed in Baskerville type on Japanese vellum. 8vo., bound in full grey buckram with gilt lettering on spine. Extremely good copy. A collection of essays by Lamb who is the Elia of the title. They were personal and conversational and were a huge hit in the 1820s when they appeared in The London Magazine. Booklabel of Clarence B. Hanson,Jr.

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS]
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        Faust. Eine Tragödie..

      Zollikon, Paul Bender, [1929] 2°, 80 Bl., mit farbig- u. goldgehöhtem Titel, Initialen, Randleisten und einigen farb Textillustrationen., HLdr. m. goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Kopfgoldschnit, goldgeprägte Deckelillustr. in Schmuckschuber, Schuber u. Buchrücken etwas lichtrandig. Buch tadell. Nr. 548 der Auflage B. (Nr. 201 - 600) auf Papier der Papierfabrik Biberist. Die ersten 200 Exemplare wurden auf Pergamentpapier gedruckt. - Faksimilierte Handschrift im Lichtdruck nach dem 1920 geschaffenen Original des Hamburger Schreibkünstlers Johann Holtz (1875 - 1944). Entgegen dem Druckvermerk vom Künstler nicht signiert. Ein eindrücklicher und aufwändiger bibliophiler Druck im Stil mittelalterlicher Schreibmeister. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Illustr. Bücher - allgemein Bibliophile Ausgaben Goethe

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        Vicar of Wakefield, The

      Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1929. - First American Deluxe Edition[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Vicar of Wakefield. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Philadelphia: David McKay Company, n.d. [1929]. First American edition, deluxe issue, limited to 775 copies (575 for England and 200 for the United States) signed by Arthur Rackham, this being copy no. 94 of the American issue. Quarto (10 5/16 x 7 3/4 in; 263 x 197 mm). 231, [1] pp. Twelve full page color plates, twenty-two black and white line drawings. Publisher's white vellum, front cover ruled and lettered in gilt, spine decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. A few text leaves poorly opened, some scattered foxing, bookplate on front paste-down. A very good copy, chemised in a quarter green morocco slip-case."In the England of jazz and Noel Coward the whimsical and fantastic had grown increasingly out of fashion. With The Vicar of Wakefield of 1929. Rackham played it safe by turning to historical costume. in which he had long been supremely accomplished and successful" (Hudson, p. 126)."The Vicar of Wakefield is a novel by Irish writer Oliver Goldsmith. It was written in 1761 and 1762, and published in 1766, and was one of the most popular and widely read 18th-century novels among Victorians. The novel is mentioned in George Eliot's Middlemarch, Jane Austen's Emma, Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities and David Copperfield, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Sarah Grand's The Heavenly Twins, Charlotte Brontë's The Professor and Villette, Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's The Sorrows of Young Werther, as well as his Dichtung und Wahrheit." (Wikipedia).Hudson, p. 171. Latimore and Haskell, p. 65. Riall, p. 170.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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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 Fairy Caravan.

      Philadelphia: David McKay Co.,, 1929. Large octavo. Original green boards, illustration pasted down to front board, gilt titles to spine. With the dust jacket. Housed in a red quarter morocco solander box made by the Chelsea Bindery. 6 colour and numerous monochrome illustrations in the text by the author. Light bumped to lower end of spine, light occasional spotting to pages, in the dust jacket with light spotting, light wear along extremities, chips to ends of spine, closed tears along spine folds. A very good copy. Signed limited edition, number 48 of 100 copies signed by the author. The bibliographic story of this book is strangely charming and endearingly amateurish. Potter considered this story of a miniature animal-run travelling circus as "too personal [and] autobiographical" for her comfortably to allow publication in England. She arranged for the Philadelphia publishing house of David McKay to produce a nicely proportioned and illustrated edition. However, due to reciprocal arrangements between the US and England, publication in one nation implied a consequent relinquishment of rights in the other. Potter therefore took 100 sets of sheets from the US edition and had the local printer run off 100 copies of an altered first signature (8 pages), together with a further leaf, substituted the one for the other and had this hybrid plainly bound. Potter took the opportunity to replace the printed dedication "To Henry" with several illustrations of her pet dogs. The first UK trade edition did not appear until 1952.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Trout Fishing from All Angles

      Seeley, Service &Co, London 1929 - First Edition, no. 47 of 375 copies, signed by the author. With 250 tipped-in half-tone illustrations from photographs. With 30 hand-tied flies in mount on lower pastedown. 1 vols. 8vo. With 30 hand-Tied Flies - Siegel Copy. Bruns T10; Litchfield 86; Bruns T10; Litchfield 86; Hampton, Modern Angling Bibliography p. 91 Original full blue morocco gilt, spine gilt, with arms of Lonsdale Library on upper board, t.e.g. From the library of Col. Henry Siegel with his bookplate. Very fine With 250 tipped-in half-tone illustrations from photographs. With 30 hand-tied flies in mount on lower pastedown. 1 vols. 8vo First Edition, no. 47 of 375 copies, signed by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Rumpumpel. Ein Buch für junge Mütter und ihre Kleinsten.

      Köln, Schaffstein, (1929). 8.-9. Tausend. 26 x 32 cm. 45 Seiten mit koloriertem Titel und 15 ganzs., teils goldgehöhten, schablonenkolorierten Illustrationen von Karl Hofer. OHlwd. Klotz 1002/14; LKJ I,292ff.; Bilderwelt 513, vgl. Pressler Abb 115. - \"Von Freyhold inspiriert, legt Hofer das erste Bilderbuch vor, das den Jugendstil durch den Rückgriff auf naiv-kindliche Sehweise überwindet\" (Schug). - \"Das Manuskript der ersten \"Rumpumpel\"-Gedichtfolge hatte P.D. bereits im Dezember 1900 an Richard D. mit der Widmung \"Dem Vater meiner Kinder\" geschickt. Die Gedichte, zu denen bis zur Drucklegung noch weitere hinzukamen, fassen erlebte Welt des Kleinkindes in Sprache, Rhythmus und Reim. In einzelnen ist die Kleinkindersprache als direkte Rede verwendet und auch die soziale Frage angesprochen (LKJ). - Die erste Ausgabe erschien 1903 und war ebenfalls schablonenkoloriert. - Vorsätze erneuert. Seite 15 mit hinterlegtem Einriß. - Schönes Exemplar. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Kinder- & Bilderbücher, Bilderbücher; Jugendstil

      [Bookseller: Franziska Bierl Antiquariat]
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        GIBIER DE FRANCE. BOIS ORIGINAUX DE CHARLES JEAN HALLO

      Editions Argo, Paris 1929 - Edizione: Prima edizione numerata, n°156 su 460 su carta d'Hollande . Pagine: 321 . Illustrazioni: 27 Incisioni su legno in b/n di cui cinque a piena pagina. Tre mappe di caccia al fondo del volume a piena pagina.Autore Hallo (1882-1969) . Formato: 8° . Rilegatura: Cartonato metà Novecento con dorso in pelle nocciola e piatti marmorizzati. Dorso con cinque nervature, titoli in oro. Mantenute la copertina e la retrocopertina originali all'interno del cartonato. . Stato: Buono . Caratteristiche: Caccia al cinghiale, al cervo, al capriolo, al daino, alla volpe e al lupo. (Sanglier, cerf, chevreuil, renard et loup). Splendido esemplare molto fresco.Foto disponibili .

      [Bookseller: Libreria Scripta Manent]
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        A Room of One's Own.

      New York & London: The Fountain Press; The Hogarth Press,, 1929. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket with printed paper label to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Tip of front board slightly bumped, spine slightly rolled; an exceptional copy in the jacket with faded spine and sunned edges. Signed limited edition, UK issue. Number 95 of 492 numbered copies signed by the author in her customary purple ink on the half-title; numbers one to one hundred inclusive were reserved for sale in the UK. Unusually, it retains the plain red dust jacket which accompanied the US issue but was discarded from the UK issue. The printed paper label to the spine panel was added later, not issued by the publishers. The book was published on 21 October 1929 in the US and in the UK on 24 October 1929, simultaneously with the first trade edition. A Room of One's Own is Woolf's feminist literary manifesto, based on two papers read to the Arts Society at Newnham and the Odtaa at Girton in October 1928.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Die Wiener Werkstätte 1903 - 1928. Modernes Kunstgewerbe und sein Weg.

       Wien, Krystall 1929. quadr.-gr.-8°. (23 x 22 cm.). 73 Bll. Mit 175, tls. farb. Abb. Zweifarbiger Orig.-Reliefpappband in Orange und Schwarz nach Entwurf von Wally Wieselthier und Gudrun Baudisch Etw. berieb. Tlw. leicht fleckig.Schweiger, S. 124 - Festschrift zum 25-jährigen Bestehen der Wiener Werkstätte. Das Buch wurde nach Angaben von Josef Hoffmann gestaltet. Jede Seite weist individuelle typographische Gestaltung, zumeist in den Farben Rot, Schwarz, Gold und Silber, auf. Illustrierter Vorsatz. In zahlr., meist farb. Abbildungen wird ein Querschnitt durch die Erzeugnisse der Wiener Werkstätte und deren Künstler wie Gudrun Baudisch, Carl Otto Czeschka, Mathilde Flögl, Josef Hoffmann, Hilda Jesser, Gustav Klimt, Maria Likarz, Berthold Löffler, Kolo Moser, Dagobert Peche, Susi Singer, Max Snischek, Vally Wieselthier, J. E. Wimmer und Julius Zimpel gegeben. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Kunst, Kunsthandwerk

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Autograph letter signed ("Moritz").

      Vienna, 7. I. 1929. - Large 8vo. 5 pp. Important letter to his friend, the actress Gerda Tardel: "[.] I am again severely burdened with unpleasant tasks, especially scientific correspondence and reading dissertations, and I am thereby hampered in developing my own thoughts. But that makes no difference: I do manage to finish the really important things, and the more I encounter the true brilliance of genius, the less importance I attach to the normal professorial productions. In the meantime, a long-planned project, a series which I would like to edit and which I hope will achieve nothing less than a revolutionary reform of philosophy, is getting under way [.]". - Together with Philipp Frankl, Schlick was soon to introduce the "Schriften zur wissenschaftlichen Weltauffassung", which he would go on to edit until his death.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Vicar of Wakefield

      A stunning copy. This is number 12 of the english limited edition. Allso has the original case which has been covered with coloured paper to protect it. The book is enclosed within its own bespoke Bookcase which was specially bound by Zahendorf for asprey. Magnificent copy.Bookplate of Albert Sachs Parsons, also a small label of Bookseller Philip c. Duschnes New York.RACKHAM, ARTHUR. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD by Oliver Goldsmith. Lond: Harrap, [1929]. 4to full gilt vellum, top edge gilt, fine. LIMITED TO 575 COPIES FOR ENGLAND NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY RACKHAM. Illustrated with 12 very lovely color plates plus text b&w's and pictorial endpapers.

      [Bookseller: Mollymalone Books]
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        The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York Mariner

      London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald,, 1929. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in terracotta morocco, titles and decoration to spine, two raised bands to spine, twin rule to turn-ins, dark green endpapers, top edge gilt. With 7 hand coloured illustrations by E. McKnight Kauffer, using the pochoir process. A fine copy. Limited Edition of 535 numbered copies of which this is number 74. Kauffer was born in the United States but settled in England in 1914. He was a member of both Wyndham Lewis's Group X and the Cumberland Market Group. A good painter, Kauffer's real genius was in advertising art; he produced seminal posters for the London Transport Board and for the Great Western Railway, as well as book jackets and illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Vicar of Wakefield.

      Harrap 1929 - FIRST RACKHAM EDITION, 4/775 COPIES signed by the artist, 12 colourprinted plates and other illustrations in the text, all by Arthur Rackham, title and Rackham design on title-page printed in red, preliminary leaves foxed, one leaf a little creased, pp. 232, 4to, original cream parchment, lettering and design on backstrip and lettering on front cover within a double-rule border, all blocked in gilt, endpapers with designs in green by Rackham, t.e.g., others untrimmed, very good. Publisher, George Harrap's copy, with his bookplate on the front free endpaper verso. Beneath the statement of limitation is a pen-and-ink drawing by Rackham, drawn for Harrap, of a character leading his horse with one hand whilst placing money into a beggar's outstretched hand with the other. The drawing is also signed by Arthur Rackham. A REVEALING AND IMPORTANT 3-page letter from Rackham to the publisher George Harrap is loosely inserted, dated 22 Jan/30. Rackham was recovering from an operation and apologises for the fact that 'I am afraid I have to conclude that I shall not be able to do a book at all this year - unless, later, there happened to be just time for "The Night before Christmas"' (eventually published in 1931). Presumably upon recommendation, he had read Our Village and Cranford: 'I have seized the opportunity to read "Our Village" - I really don't find myself much interested in it. But I have considered it, & Cranford, most carefully: I frankly don't feel fitted for either of them. The charming depiction & gentle view of character which is their strength is beyond me to illuminate.' He proceeds to relate that with which he is more at ease 'I need greater license - something that allows a freer interpretation. The Vicar came more readily - partly because its period is just enough more remote. But I wish I could discover something that allowed a more fantastic, or even grotesque, & less respectful treatment.' (Latimore & Haskell p.65: Riall p.170)

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        A Farewell to Arms

      Charles Scribner's/Scribner, New York 1929 - Octavo, 355 pp., Nice clean book. Jacket is wrapped in a fresh Mylar protective sleeve. Jacket has edge tears & small edge chips. Small scuffs on paper spine label. First edition book with Scribner's seal on copyright page. Hanneman 8A. Original black cloth, gilt paper printed labels. First state jacket with $2.50 on front flap and misspelled " Katharine" in flap text. Some sunning on jacket. AA couple old tape repairs on jacket. Few spots of foxing on preliminary pages. This book is set during the Italian campaign of World War I. Published in 1929, it is a first-person account of American Frederic Henry, serving as a Lieutenant in the ambulance corps of the Italian Army. The title is taken from a poem by 16th-century English dramatist George Peele. The publication of A Farewell to Arms cemented Hemingway's stature as a modern American writer, became his first best- seller, and has been described as " the premier American war novel from that debacle World War I." This copy was owned by English author Dennis Wheatley whose prolific output of thrillers and occult novels made him one of the world's best-selling writers from the 1930s through the 1960s. His Gregory Sallust series was one of the main inspirations for Ian Fleming's James Bond stories. Wheatley's bookplate is inside. His library was dispersed by Blackwells in 1979 and this book was in the catalog. The dust jacket was not mentioned or described at that time, but neither were many jackets in catalogs then. This book reappeared for sale in 2011 with this jacket described. It is not known if the jacket was overlooked in the original catalog, or married to the book later. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sean Fagan, Rare Books]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1929 Two volumes. Miniature Edition, later printing. Finely bound in full red calf by Riviere and Son (Bayntun), with five raised bands to the spine, contrasting green and black title labels lettered in gilt to the spines, decorative gilt tooling to the spine compartments, Alice with a White Rabbit illustration to the front board in gilt, gilt, Looking Glass with an illustration of the Red Queen in gilt, all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, red marbled endpapers. Near fine, with a hint of rubbing to the extremities, some very faint toning to the spines, a hint of light soiling to the boards, bright gilt, some minor spotting to the endpapers, otherwise clean interiors. Overall, a beautiful set in handsome fine bindings. Housed in a matching custom red marbled slipcase by Bayntun. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson wrote the nonsensical story Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, first published in 1866, under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll for Alice Liddell, who was a frequent subject of Dodgson's revolutionary portrait photography. It tells the story of a young girl who falls through a rabbit hole into a dream world filled with strange and interesting characters. Through the Looking Glass, first published by Macmillan in 1872, is the sequel to Alice and tells the story of Alice's venture into a fantasy world through the mirror above her fireplace. Just as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland relies on the imagery of playing cards, Through the Looking Glass is laden with chess imagery. Notably, Through the Looking Glass employs a mirror motif, with many backward-printed texts and scenarios that appear to be the reverse of scenes from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Both novels are illustrated by John Tenniel, with whom Carrol had a somewhat volatile relationship as a result of their mutual perfectionism. Indeed, the true first edition of Alice was suppressed because of unsatisfactory illustrations, and Through the Looking Glass's illustrations were heavily edited, with Carroll even replacing Tenniel's "Jabberwock" plate with an image of the White Knight, which was less frightening, as a frontispiece.. Illus. by Tenniel, John. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        The Works of Shakespeare: The text of the First Folio with Quarto variants and a selection of modern readings

      The Nonesuch Press (Random House Inc.), New York 1929 - The full works in Seven volumes. 1929-33. Limited edition no. 1171 of 1600. Bound uniformly in Full Tan Niger Morocco, with gilt borders and titles and having raised bands to spine. Some minor surface wear to volumes, including some minor nicks to morocco of volume four. TEG. Overall a Very Good set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kerr & Sons Booksellers]
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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Granada, 16. V. 1929. - 1 S. 4to. Französisch. An den Verleger A.A.M. Stols in Brüssel: „[.] Leider habe ich Ihnen nicht Veröffentlichtes anzubieten. Das von mir veröffentlichte Werk lässt sich nicht (anscheinend aufgrund seiner Proportionen) an Ihre Entwürfe anpassen. Vielleicht interessiert es Sie, eine Prachtausgabe einer meiner bereits veröffentlichten Werke zu machen (ich denke dabei vor allem an RETABLO). In diesem Fall sagen Sie es mir bitte, damit ich eventuell eine mögliche Vereinbarung mit dem ursprünglichen Verleger und uns ausarbeiten kann [.]". - Bei dem erwähnten Stück handelt es sich um „El Retablo del Maese Pedro" (Meister Pedros Puppenspiel) nach Cervantes „Don Quijote", das er im Auftrage der Fürstin Polignac schrieb und in deren Pariser Palais es am 25. Juni 1923 herauskam. (Vgl. MGG III, 1750).

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        On Alexander's Track to the Indus.: Personal Narrative of Explorations on the North-West Frontier of India.

      London: MacMillan 1929 - The account of Stein's 1925 season in which he traced the route of Alexander's armies through the Swat valley and discovered the true site of Aornos. A very good tight copy in original cloth, gilt medallion on front board, top edge gilt. Some light marking to front and back boards (photos available. First edition pp.xvi, 182, 98 illustrations, 2 folding, 2 folding maps.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Dessins 20 Planches En Couleurs

      Paris: Librairie Des Arts Decoratifs, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Red cloth lettered in silver, portfolio rebacked, six black cloth ties. Very good. 4 pages text. 38 x 28.5 cm. Twenty pochoir plates many with multiple images per plate after Alexey Brodovitch, Henry Valensie, Okolow, Marianne Clouzot, Serge Gladky, Yvonne Bouchaud, Tchimoukow, Alexandria Bitchcova, Jacques Camus and Boris Lacroix. A scarce pochoir album with ornament by Russian and avant-garde artists in Art Deco style. The two plates by Brodovich, a distinguished commercial designer in Paris, and later as art director of "Harper's Bazaar" from 1934-1958. Plate from unrelated portfolio laid-in. Covers rubbed, plates clean.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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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. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Uj szó. Irodalmi, m?vészeti, társadalmi folyóirat. 1929 szeptember. 1. [szám]. [New Word. Magazine of Literature, Art and Society. September, 1929. No. 1.]

      (Angermayer Károly), Bratislava-Pozsony 1929 - With text illustrations. Frist edition. In photographically illustrated cover. 22 p. First issue of the leftist magazine. Artistically restored. In fine condition. In photographically illustrated cover [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Notice, analyse et extraits. Les Mémoires du duc de Saint-Simon

      Librairie Delgrave, 1929. Hardcover. Used; Good. Hardcover; French language; good condition; some annotation, mostly in pencil, some in pen; quater bound cloth. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Von Material zur Architektur. 14. Band der Bauhausbücher.

      München, Albert Langen, 1929 - Gr.8°, 241 S., 1 Bl., zahlr. Abb., OLwd. m. OU., OU etw. rissig, berieben, mit kleinen Fehlstellen. Buch tadellos. Erste Auflage mit dem selten Originalumschlag. die Typographie, Einband, Umschlag von Moholy-Nagy. 1100 gr. Schlagworte: BauhausArchitektur - AllgemeinNeueingänge - Bauhaus [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bifur.

      Paris: Editions Du Carrefour,, 1929-1931. 8 volumes, large octavo. Original white, pale yellow or grey wrappers, titles to spines and front covers black, multicoloured motif to front covers. With glassine dust jackets. 130 black and white heliogravures. Vol. I with vertical crease to fore-edge of front wrapper, outer tip of lower cover gently creased, vol. III wrapper partially split at head of spine, vol. IV a little bowed, vol. VI minor loss to foot of spine panel, short tears to foot of front and rear panels at hinges, creasing to lower panel, and light marks to covers, vol. VII wrapper separated from text block at spine, closed tear at spine-folds, vol. VIII tear at foot of rear panel, light marks to covers. Occasional mild foxing to some leaves in all volumes. A very good set. First editions, limited issue. A complete set of the Surrealist-inflected, avant-garde Parisian art and literary journal, issued between 25 May 1929 and 10 June 1931. Each volume is numbered: the first four volumes were printed in an edition of 3,000 copies, volumes 5 to 7 one of 2,000 copies, and volume 8 was one of 1,700 copies. Established by Pierre Lévy, founder of Éditions du Carrefour, Bifur provided a forum for many of the Surrealists who had been alienated from Breton's group. In Breton's Second Surrealist Manifesto (1929) he waspishly described Bifur as a "remarkable repository for garbage". It features contributions in French from: Tristan Tzara, André Malraux, Jacques Prévert, Franz Kafka, Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Langston Hughes, Maurice Tabard, André Kerstsz, László Moholy-Nagy, Man Ray, Claude Cahun, Giorgio De Chirico, Lilika Nacos, Francis Picabia, Martin-Luis Guzman, Rene Daumal, Ramon Gomez De La Serna, Jean Giono, William Carlos Williams, Michel Leiris, Pierre MacOrlan, Boris Pilniak, Jean Sylviere, Pierre Minet, Nathan Altman, Robert Desnos, Gabriel Bounoure, and Caradoc Evans. The reproductions in heliogravure include works by Andre Masson, De Chirico, De La Serna, Paul Klee, Man Ray, and Germaine Krull.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Oudheden van Bali. Het Oude Rijk van Pedjeng.:

      Singaradja 1929 - An important study of the Hindu-Balinese antiquities of Pedjeng, published by the Kirtya Liefrinck - Van der Tuuk. A very good set in original wrappers. End-papers browned. Occasional minor spotting. First edition Two volumes, pp.216, 128 plates.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        NORTH OF BOSTON

      Henry Holt and Company (Jan. 1929), New York - Cloth-backed boards. Later Printing (January 1929) of Frost's second book. Portrait frontispiece of the author. SIGNED by the poet on the title page with one of his most famous lines, from the first poem in the book "Mending Wall": "Something there is that doesn't love a wall./Robert Frost." A small (2-3/4" x 4") original photograph of Frost in a suit standing before a tree is pasted to the front endpaper. Owner name and address on the rear endpaper. Spine quite dull with the lettering barely visible. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Equipée. Voyage au pays du réel

      Edition originale, un des 75 exemplaires numérotés sur Holland papere, tirage de tête après 10 Chine et 30 Japon.Petite trace d'insolation sans gravité en tête du spine, gardes et certains témoins légèrement ombrés en têtes.Agréable exemplaire à toutes marges. Plon Paris 1929 14x22,5cm broché

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        Autograph Manuscript, signed ("Edwin Markham") of his tribute to the Bronx River Parkway

      West New Brighton, N.Y., 1929. One page, in ink, written laterally on single sheet of blank stationery. 4to. Fine. One page, in ink, written laterally on single sheet of blank stationery. 4to. "...transformed an unsightly, malodorous drain into a place of delight". A fine tribute to the Bronx River Parkway, penned on New Year's Day, 1929, by the author of "The Man with a Hoe", then living in New York City: "Next to the home, the tree-lined road and the wayside bridge have ever been dear and near to the heart of man, So our own Bronx River Parkway - an enduring, tree-sheltered, all-serving road - will long give joy to our people. All gratitude and honor, therefore, to the engineers, landscape architects and gardeners who have transformed an unsightly, malodorous drain into a place of delight and romantic beauty - a place that not only speeds the wheels of commerce, but also is "A place where passing souls can rest "On the way, and be their best." [The final couplet is a quotation from Markham's own poem "A Prayer"].

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        Moonchild A Prologue

      London: The Mandrake Press, 1929., 1929. FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION. 8vo. pp. vii, 335. Bound in recent half green morocco, cloth sides, raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Top edge gilt. Original cloth spine bound at rear. An excellent copy of Crowley's entertaining tale of rival magickal lodges. One of 2500 copies. d'Arch Smith: Books of the Beast [pp. 31-32]; Yorke [51]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Vicar Of Wakefield

      London Bombay Sydney: George C. Harrap & Company Limited. Near Fine. 1929. Signed by Illustrator. Vellum. A charming edition of of 775 numbered copies, 575 for England and 200 for the United States, this is #396 of the English issue. Gilt-decorated vellum, top-edge gilt; only moderate wear, a couple of spots to a few leaf margins, at least very good+. Illustrated, including 12 color plates by Rackham, signed by illustrator Arthur Rackham on the limitation page; Oliver Goldsmith's famous account of Reverend Dr. Charles Primrose, living an idyllic life with his wife Deborah and their six children in a country parish. One of the most popular Victorian novels by the close friend of Dr. Samuel Johnson, written from 1761 to 1762 and originally published in 1766 .

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        Adolphe Appia, 1er Septembre 1862 - 29 Fevrier 1928

      Zurich: Inst. Orell Fussli. 1929. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 1929 printing. Tall folio, cloth & stiff boards folding chemise housing 16 pp sewn text and 56 loose mounted plates. Text and plates VG to Fine, chemise has some cloth reinforcement to sides and some minor ex-library marks (properly withdrawn). RARE. Color plates of Appia's modernist theatre sets and designs.

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        Un homme coupé en tranches

      Paul Hartmann 1929 - - Paul Hartmann, Paris 1929, 19,5x24cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 375 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin de Vidalon. Ouvrage illustré de 18 eaux-fortes originales de Jean Bruller. Agréable exemplaire complet de son prospectus publicitaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 375 numbered copies on vellum Vidalon. Book illustrated with 18 original etchings by Jean Bruller. Pleasant complete copy of its advertising prospectus. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN

      The Fountain Press/The Hogarth Press, New York/London 1929 - This edition preceded the English edition (both trade and signed) by three days. Original cinnamon cloth. One of only 492 copies SIGNED by the author (this copy marked "out of series" instead of numbered and belonged to the Yale University Press printer Carl Rollins) of this important and desirable title, a compelling essay on women and writing that has become a classic feminist text. "A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction," said Woolf, "and that, as you will see, leaves the great problem of the true nature of woman and the true nature of fiction unsolved." Spine is mildly sunned; gilt strong. Near Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Grand Constructions; Vols. 1-2 of L'Art International d'Aujourd'hui

      Paris: Charles Moreau, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. board portfolios lettered in black, decorated with front cover red stripe, contents loose as issued laid-in. Very good. 2 vols. 33 x 25 cm. The first two publications of L'Art International D'Aujourd'hue are scarce, the early and leading publication of the New International Architecture and Art Deco design. The first two volumes of Grand Constructions carry 50 plates from photographs -- by Mallet-Stevens, Frank Lloyd Wright, Victor Bourgeois, Le Corbusier, M. Ginsbourg, Otto Haesler, J.J.P Oud, Th. Van Doesburg, W.M. Dudok, et al. All are sound copies in original portfolios, interior contents crisp and fresh. Portfolio cover of Vol. I nicked at front cover head corners, lacks one tie. Portfolio cover Vol. II abraded at front cover fore-edge front center to head, ties intact.

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