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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 Text and plates VG to Fine, chemise has some cloth reinforcement to sides and some minor ex-library marks (properly withdrawn).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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      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.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Here's How Again!

      New York: The John Day Publishing Company, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine, in a Very Good dust jacket. Light wear to corners and spine ends, light strip of uneven sunning to top edge of upper board. Gilt stamping remains sharp and bright. Previous owner gift inscription, a few reading creases to page corners. The dust jacket shows a heavy chip at the base of the spine and bottom front corner, rubbing and light overall wear, as well as light pencil over the price on the flap. A nice copy, in the scarce dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Urformen der Kunst. Photographische Pflanzenbilder. Hrsg. mit einer Einleitung v. Karl Nierendorf. 2. Aufl.

      Berlin Wasmuth 1929 - Mit 164 Abb. auf 120 Tafeln. XVIII u. 1 Bl. 4°. Illustr., goldgepr. OLn. Wenige Blatt im Eck leicht geknickt, die Unterkante tls. angerändert, dadurch 3 Blatt beschädigt, sonst gutes, sauberes Exemplar. WEITERE AUSKÜNFTE ERTEILEN WIR IHNEN GERNE TELEFONISCH.Einbandgestaltung von Lucian Zabel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Paris: Éditions du Bois Sacré, 1929.. clxxxiii,[1]pp. Small folio. (225 x 255 mm). Printed wrappers. Frontis. Illustrated with original colored engravings, ornamental initials, and with decorative head and tail-pieces in color. Two leaves show minor marginal foxmarks, Fine, but without the slipcase. First edition with these illustrations From an edition of 237 copies, this is one of 185 numbered copies on vélin de Montval Spécial. Sauvage's thirty-two highly stylized copperplate engravings were executed in collaboration with D.-A. Maillart, and printed by P. Haasen. A luxurious example of Sauvage's art nouveau style at its very best. MONOD 7389. TALVART & PLACE (Louys) 34.

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        David Golder

      Edition originale, un des 300 exemplaires numérotés sur Alfa paper et résrvés au service de presse.Précieux envoi autographe signé d'Irène Némirovsky à Henri Béraud.Quelques petites rousseurs affectant essentiellement les premiers et derniers feuillets.Provenance : de la bibliothèque rétaise d'Henri Béraud. Grasset Paris 1929 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Complete Works Of Lewis Carroll.

      London: Nonesuch Library 1929 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo., 7-3/4" x 5-1/8", 1165pp, introduction by Alexander Woollcott, illustrations by John Tenniel. Finely bound in recent full red morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, spine compartments decorated with gilt stamped Mad Hatter, Dormouse, & playing card devices, covers ruled in gilt, all edges gilt. A FINE COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        100 x Paris. [Einleitung von F. Fels.]

      Berlin, Verlag der Reihe, (1929). Gr.-8°. XXXI + 100 S. OHlwd. EA. Text in deutsch, franz. und engl. Sprache. Tafeln in Kupfertiefdruck, monochrom in Sepia. - Die Reihe der Hundert. - R. etw. angestaubt. Schönes Exemplar. - Krull, (1897 - 1985), zog 1912 mit der Mutter nach München-Schwabing. In München trat sie 1915 in die Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt für Photographie, Chemie, Lichtdruck und Gravüre (zuletzt: Staatliche Fachakademie für Fotodesign München) ein. Ihre Verbindung zu den kommunistischen Revolutionären, die 1919 die bayrische Räterepulik ausriefen, trug ihr 1929 die Ausweisung aus Bayern ein. Nach Stationen z.B. im nachrevolutionären Moskau lebte sie überwiegend in Frankreich, kämpfte auf Seiten der Resistance gegen das Hitlerregime. Sie kann aufgrund ihrer wechselvollen Lebensstationen, die sie in drei Erdteile führten, als echte \"Weltbürgerin\" bezeichnet werden. Als eine der ersten weiblichen Kriegsberichterstatterinnen ging sie 1946 nach Indochina. Ab 1965 lebte sie in Indien, um später wiederum in Bangkok ein Hotel zu leiten. Germaine Krull sorgte ihr Leben lang selbst für ihre Unabhängigkeit. Schwerpunkte ihrer fotografischen Arbeit waren die experimentelle Aktfotografie sowie die Werbefotografie. In ihrem Band Metal beschäftigte sie sich mit den Wundern aus Stahl, den Zeugnissen der fortschreitenden technischen Revolution. Fotografisch ist Germaine Krull der vom Bauhaus inspirierten \"Neuen Fotografie\" zuzurechnen. (Zitat) Versand D: 7,00 EUR Fotografie

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        A Room of One's Own.

      London: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press,, 1929. Small crown octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket designed by Vanessa Bell. Tiny wormhole at foot of spine, top edge a touch dusty, free endpapers tanned, else an exceptionally bright copy in a slightly chipped and tanned jacket with splits to spine panel, now professionally repaired with archival tape to the verso. First trade edition, first impression, of one of the author's best known works and a key essay in the history of literary theory. The first trade edition was preceded by the signed limited edition issued three days earlier in the USA and simultaneously in the UK. One of 3,040 copies printed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Farewell to Arms

      Charles Scribner's Sons 1929 - Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929. First Edition / First Printing / First State. Dated 1929 with the Scribner's Seal on the copyright page. Verso of dedication page is blank without the work of fiction notice. Jacket priced at $2.50 with the incorrect spelling of Katharine Barclay. Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, light spots, age toning. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, age toning, spots, chipping. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Sun Also Rises

      Scribners 1929 - A near fine 9th printing (1929) in a very good chipped 8th printing dust jacket (from 1928). Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Farewell to Arms

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929 - First edition, first issue in first issue dustwrapper. Slight wear to the spine label else near fine in a price-clipped, very good dustwrapper with a small chip at the crown and some age-toning and short tears. A decent example of Hemingway's classic story of love and war, arguably his masterpiece, and certainly one of the highspots of 20th Century literature. *Connolly 100*. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge

      New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1929. First edition. One of a 1,000 signed copies. Octavo, original quarter cloth. In near fine condition with a touch of shelfwear. A superior example. Calvin Coolidge was one of the first United States Presidents to write and publish an autobiography. Coolidge's autobiography covers all the notable moments in his life, such as his childhood and youth, Governorship, Presidency, and retirement.

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        Guia general de Venezuela 1929. Primer Tomo. Generalidades / Estados Tachira, Merida, Trujillo, Lara, Falcon y Zulia.

      Apartado 507 Caracas 1929 Titelblatt, 832 Seiten mit 658 Abbildungen im Text, 2 Porträttafeln ( Simon Bolivar - General Juan v. Gomez ), 1 farbigen Wappentafel sowie 7 mehrfach gefalteten, grenzkolorierten Karten ( so vollständig ), reich goldgeprägter Oln, 4° ( 28 x 22 cm ) ( gedruckt bei Oscar Brandstetter in Leipzig \"La edicion de 5000 ejemplares ha sido ejecutada por cuenta y orden de su director y editor-propietario F. Benet.\"). Mit umfassendem Bildmaterial sowie vielen Angaben und Statistiken in 7 Kapiteln über die venezolanischen Provinzen Merida - Trujillo- Lara - Falcon - Zulia. Einband etwas fleckig und berieben, der schmale Einbandrücken zum unteren Kapital hin angeplatzt, Buchschnitt stärker stockfleckig. Innen Seiten teils gering stockfleckig, einige Seiten etwas angeknickt. - selten - ( Gewicht 2700 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Venezuela, Tachira, Merida, Caracas, Trujillo, Lara, Falcon, Zulia, General, Bolivar, Gomez

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        La Plante ?d'après des détails très aggrandis de formes végetales. Introduction de Charles Nierendorf

      Librairie des Arts Décoratifs, A. Calavas Éditeur, Paris 1929 - French issue of Urformen der Kunst [1928]. Illustrated with 120 plates in heliogravure. 1 vols. Folio. The French issue of Blossfeldt's masterpiece in the scarce photographically illustrated dust jacket. A remarkable book that traces a curious path from Art Nouveau to Modernism and foreshadows Conceptual Art. In exceptionally fine condition. Roth 101, pp. 48-49; Parr/Badger I, p. 96; Hasselblad, pp. 66-67 Original green cloth stamped in gilt. Fine in near fine dust jacket Illustrated with 120 plates in heliogravure. 1 vols. Folio French issue of Urformen der Kunst [1928]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Red Harvest

      GROSSET & DUNLAP, NEW YORK 1929 - AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK Pictorial dust jacket with minor chipping at the bottom in mylar wrap. Front dust jacket cover has one inch designs on each side with the title in the middle. The design: black background with light and dark orange lines, stars and diagonal shapes. The title: cream background with black lettering. The spine: black background with dream lettering and an orange stripe. The dust jacket back: cream background with a listing of "good reading" book from Madison Square Books. The burgundy hard cover has a 2" x 2 1/2" black impress square with the title/author in burgundy. Minor rubs/corner bends. Front/back hinge crack resulting in spine separation. Browning pages. Considering the book age, it is in very good condition. Red Harvest ~ A Thrilling Dectective Story by Dashiell Hammett: Author of "The Maltese Falcon." Red Harvest synopsis: "Here is an extraordinary tale of gunmen, murder, gin and gansters, told in fast, clear, hard-boiled language that sweeps you off your feet with its speed - it is a tale as modern as yesterday's gangfight." DATE PUBLISHED: 1929 EDITION: SECOND 270 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        American Hunting Scenes. The Check

      The Derrydale Press, New York 1929 - First and only edition of 250 signed proofs (unnumbered). Hand-colored aquatint engraving, within a watercolor border at edge of platemark. Signed by the artist lower left. 1 vols. Plate size 19 x 12-1/2 inches on a larger sheet of handmade paper, overall dimensions 25 x 18-1/2. These are, notes Ordeman, "the first aquatints depicting contemporary American foxhunting scenes ever published . 'The First Flight' was the first print published, and it was only after it had proven popular that Mr. Connett issued the three prints that completed the set." The Check, depicting six huntsmen in an autumn landscape, beside a field where hounds are casting for scent, was the third in the series. Ordeman (2005) pp. 60-61 Some chipping at margins. Near fine Hand-colored aquatint engraving, within a watercolor border at edge of platemark. Signed by the artist lower left. 1 vols. Plate size 19 x 12-1/2 inches on a larger sheet of handmade paper, overall dimensions 25 x 18-1/2 First and only edition of 250 signed proofs (unnumbered) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Le minoranze nazionali contemplate dagli atti internazionali. Vol. I - Paesi baltici e dell'Europa Centrale. Vol. II - Paesi danubiani balcanici e Turchia

      Vallecchi, Firenze 1929 - Copertine scolorite firma d\'appartenenza ai frontespizi poche e lievi sottolineature a matita colorata ad un volume 418 con 6 tavv di cartine geogr a colori f.t. 382 con 8 carte geogr a colori ripieg f.t. p. 2 voll in-8

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        Lives and Deaths of Roland Greer

      New York: Albert & Charles Boni. 1929. First. First edition. Owner's name, noting it was bought by him in the year of publication in Mississippi, else just about fine in attractive, near fine dustwrapper with slight age-toning and very light wear. "The story of a boy who is dominated all his life by two outside forces -- Male and Female. His soul becomes the warring ground of other people's desire for domination, while his emotional nature becomes so warped and sensitized that he develops various "lives" with different people." Young. The Male Homosexual in Literature 2123. .

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        Caramel Mou à la Créme Klaus. Farbige Original-Lithographie.

      Raimondi & Zaccardi,, Mailand, 1929 - Mailand, Raimondi & Zaccardi, 1929. 140x99,5 cm. Im Stein signiert. In Plexiglass-Massrahmen von Hofmänner. Diverse Anrisse hinten unterlegt. Einige Eckknitter. Grossartiges, extrem werbewirksames Plakat in aussergewöhnlich leuchtenden Farben auf tiefschwarzem Grund: Drei fröhliche Kinder springen dem Betrachter entgegen, ein Juge in Grüngeld und ein blondes Mädchen im strahlend orangefarbenem Kleidchen mit einer Schachtel der weichen Karamelbonbons der Firma Klaus in der erhobenen Linken. Ein weiterer Junge im Hintergrund ruft seine Freunde herbei. Das Plakat ist oben links von Bonfatti im Stein signiert und datiert "An VII", dem siebten Jahr des faschistischen "Zeitalters" in Italien also zwischen November 1928 und Oktober 1929 zu datieren. Diverse Anrisse hinten unterlegt. Einige Eckknitter. In Plexiglass-Massrahmen von Hofmänner. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A Farewell to Arms

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929. First Edition / First Printing / First State. Dated 1929 with the Scribner's Seal on the copyright page. Verso of dedication page is blank without the work of fiction notice. Jacket priced at $2.50 with the incorrect spelling of Katharine Barclay. Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, light spots, age toning. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, age toning, spots, chipping. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        Sigilla Veri. (Ph. Stauff s Semi-Kürschner) Lexikon der Juden, -Genossen und -Gegner aller Zeiten und Zonen, insbesondere Deutschlands, der Lehren, Gebräuche, Kunstgriffe und Statistiken der Juden sowie ihrer Gaunersprache, Trugnamen, Geheimbünde usw.

      U. Bodung-Verlag 1929-1931, Erfurt - 4°. 4 Bände (mehr nicht erschienen), 1208/1216/1216/1200 Seiten, Bd.1: A bis Deutsche Werke. Bd.2: Deutsche Zeitung bis Hochheimer. Bd.3: Hochmann bis Lippold. Bd.4: Lippold bis Polak Rote original(!) Ganzleinenbände. Einbände etwas berieben und tls. leicht fleckig, eine Kante bestoßen, Vorsatzpapiere tls. sehr wenig fleckig, vorderer Buchschnitt 3er Bände etwas Braunfleckig, insgesamt gut erhaltene Bände dieser original-Ausgabe. Sehr selten

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        Lewis et Irène.

      Cercle Lyonnais du Livre,, s.l 1929 - In-4°, 255 pp. Belle édition illustrée par Louis CAILLAUD de 38 burins originaux dont 12 hors-texte. Tirage limité à 162 ex. sur Hollande des papeteries Pannekoek, seul grand papier. Celui-ci, un des 120 ex. nominatifs, réservés aux membres du Cercle Lyonnais du Livre, dont la liste figure en fin d'ouvrage.Excellent état. Français

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE BLOMET]
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        \"Kiev. La ville sainte de Russie. \"\" La mère des villes Russes\"\". (Einbd.untertit.: Son histoire, ses monasteres, ses mosaiques & fresques, ses oeuvres d`art). Texte, aquarelles et dessins de G.-K. Loukomski. Préface de Ch(arles) Diehl.\"

      Paris, Edition J. Danguin (1929). \"2°. XV(1), 119(7) S. Mit XVI Taf. m. mont. farb. Abb. nach Aquarellen, 64 Tafeln mit photogr. Abb. sowie m. Buchschmuck u. einigen kl. Textillustr. Dekorativer blauer Halbfranzband d. Zeit auf 5 Bünden mit Rü.titel u. dez. Streicheisenverz. in Goldpräg., Kopfgoldschnitt u. marmor. Vorsatzpapieren m. Goldauflage (unter Beibindung des OEinbandes mit dreifarb. Deckelbild). An den Kapitalen, Rü.kanten u. Ecken berieben; Vorderdeckel stellenw. fleckig.\" Erste Ausgabe. Prachtvoller Bildband über die Sakralbauten der ukrainischen Hauptstadt Kiew. Mit einem umfassenden Kapitel über die Sophienkathedrale. Text in französischer Sprache und mit Literaturverzeichnis auf Ss. 117-119. - Verfasst und eigenhändig illustriert von dem russischen Maler, Zeichner und Kunstschriftsteller Georgij Kreskentjewitsch Lukomskij (1884-1952). Versand D: 15,00 EUR Kiew, Mutter aller russischen Städte, Ukraine, Kunst, Architektur, Sakralbau, Kirchenbau, Sophienkathedrale, Kreuzkuppelkirche, Religion, Russisch-Orthodoxe Kirche, Photographie, Church architecture, Architecture religieuse, Églises

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      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.,. 1929. original dark blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, decorated endpapers.. Gold stamping on spine panel a bit dull, a clean, tight, very good. copy. A wonderful association copy. (#147712). First U.S. edition. A presentation copy with nice inscription by Wells on the title page: "To R. H. Winter / who was kind beyond words / to poor lost Odette Keun/ - such a timid woman / Gratefully, / H. G. Wells / [sketch of a string of camels with Odette running past a signpost labeled "To the Sudan," captioned "I want to go to the desert where there ain't no Wells"]. Below this Odette has written: "Now I ask you: is that like me? O.K." Accompanied by an holograph letter to Winter from Odette dated May 8, n.y., written on two postcards with photographic views of the villa, "Lou Pidou," which she and Wells built on the French Riviera. (One of these pictures is reproduced on page 408 of Smith.) Odette writes she is sending Winter "Pidoo's short stories as I don't know when his new book will be out ... and a short story of mine in French." She and Wells "are both here [at the villa] in incessant rain, & both writing, Pidoo a Great Fat book which is called the 'Science of Work & Wealth" ... and I an article on the Sudan ... such a unique colonial experiment that my professional conscience won't give me any rest until I say what I think about it ..." Odette Keun and Wells lived together for many years during the 1920s and 1930s. Their relationship ended badly -- Wells dumped her -- and subsequently Keun wrote some very mean things about him ("H. G. Wells - - The Player." TIME AND TIDE, October 1934). Wells caricatured her as "Dolores Wilbeck" in APROPOS OF DOLORES, a bitingly amusing novel published in 1938. For a good account of their tumultuous relationship, see Smith, pp. 408-15. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-179; (1987) 1-102; (1995) 1-102; and (2004) II-1231. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 10067. See Hammond C8.

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        Monsieur des Lourdines. Illustré de vingt-deux eaux-fortes originales en couleurs et de seize culs-de-lampe gravés par Henri Jourdain.

      Paris: éditions d'art Devambez, 1929 - Tirage limité à 216 exemplaires, in-4; celui-ci l'un des 20 exemplaires d'artiste sur vélin de Rives, enrichi de 3 aquarelles originales et d'un dessin préparatoire à la mine de plomb, ainsi qu'une série de 8 eaux-fortes en tirage d'essai, certaines avec remarques. 167p., [4p.]; 22 belles eaux-fortes en couleurs dont 6 hors-texte, 16 culs-de-lampe gravés. En feuillets, couvertures rempliées, sous chemise et étui cartonnés de l'éditeur. Petits frottis aux arêtes de l'étui, autrement bel exemplaire. Belle édition illustrée de ce roman du bocage poitevin, qui obtint le prix Goncourt en 1911. "Monsieur des Lourdines" évoque plusieurs thèmes dont la décadence de la vieille famille rurale, le retour de l'enfant prodigue, mais aussi la joie de la musique et les liens d'amour paternel. Monod I, 2703. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pan American Peace Plans. Signed "Charles E. Hughes"

      1929. signed by the author to front free endpaper. Pan American Peace Plans, Signed by Hughes Hughes, Charles Evans [1862-1948]. Pan American Peace Plans. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1929. [iv], 68 pp. Cloth in dust jacket. Light edgewear to dust jacket, some fading to spine, chipping to ends. "Charles E. Hughes" in bold hand to front free endpaper, internally clean. $500. * First edition. An associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1910-1916, Hughes resigned to accept the Republican presidential nomination. Secretary of State from 1921 to 1925, Hughes was appointed again to the Court as Chief Justice, an office he held from 1930 to 1941. He is the only person who served two terms on the Court. In 1928 Hughes represented the U.S. at the Pan American Conference. Pan American Peace Plans is his review of that event. Hughes believed this conference "represented the most complete and effective cooperation that has been witnessed in any meeting of the representatives of the American republics" (68).

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        The Legion Book, an extraordinary copy of the limited issue of the first edition, finely bound and signed by 85 prominent contributing writers and artists and four prime ministers, three British and one French

      London: Privately printed by The Curwen Press for H.R. H. The Prince of Wales, 1929. First edition, limited issue, signed. Leather-bound. This is the beautiful and rare limited, finely bound issue of the first edition, signed by 89 individuals comprising a stunning constellation of leading lights in British literature and arts, including all of the contributing writers and illustrators, as well as four prime ministers. The First World War is often eclipsed by the world-consuming conflagrations of the latter part of the twentieth century, notably the Second World War and Cold War. But it was the First World War that truly stunned civilization, ushering an age of inconceivable carnage and vast, industrialized brutality. When war came in August 1914, prevailing sentiment held that industrialized war would be decisive and short. “You will be home before the leaves have fallen from the trees,” Kaiser Wilhelm assured his troops leaving for the front in August. More than four extraordinary bloody years followed, lasting until the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918. In his own history of the First World War, Winston Churchill wrote: “Overwhelming populations, unlimited resources, measureless sacrificeÂ… could not prevail for fifty months…” The British Empire alone suffered nearly 3.2 million casualties, including more than 900,000 dead and more than 2 million wounded. At the end of the First World War, the pension for a totally disabled man was only 30 shillings a week and no claim could be made seven years after discharge. In May 1921 several ex-servicemenÂ’s organizations were amalgamated to form the Royal British Legion. Thereafter, the Legion actively involved itself with the social issues of employment and pensions for both able and disabled ex-servicemen or their dependants. The Legion Book was commissioned by the LegionÂ’s patron, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII and, after his abdication, the Duke of Windsor), with sale proceeds dedicated to the Legion. The 85 contributing artists were among the most talented British subjects in their fields, including Winston Churchill, Rudyard Kipling, P.G. Wodehouse, Aldous Huxley, Vita Sackville-West, G.K. Chesterton, Hilaire Belloc, Augustus John, Eric Kennington, and John Nash. The book was edited by James Humphrey Cotton Minchin (1894-1966), a First World War veteran of the Cameronians and the Royal Flying Corps. Trade editions ran to multiple printings, but there was also a 600 copy limited edition. 500 of these were signed by the editor, but “the first 100 were reserved for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, sponsor of the volume, in his gift.” These hundred were simply magnificent - printed in red and black by The Curwen Press on larger, hand-made paper, profusely illustrated, beautifully bound in elaborately blind and gilt-tooled white pigskin, and signed by 89 luminaries. Massive volumes, they measure 13 x 10 x 2 inches and weigh 6.6 pounds. This is a magnificent, fine example of one of these hundred copies, rendered particularly special by being an unnumbered copy in exceptional condition, preserved in the original folding cloth clamshell box. All 85 contributing artists signed this copy. Four additional signatures are those of three British Prime Ministers – David Lloyd George, Stanley Baldwin, and Ramsay MacDonald – and French Prime Minister Georges Clemenceau. The tally is five prime ministers if we count Churchill, who signed as a contributor, but would become prime minister himself in 1940. Signatures appear on seven different pages within. The binding is nearly flawless, with virtually no wear and only trivial hints of soiling, staining, and minimal handling. The contents are bright and clean, with trivial spotting confined to the endsheets. The limitation page bears no number; we have not encountered another copy thus. Superlative condition owes to the presence of the original felt-lined cloth clamshell case. The case shows modest scuffing and staining, and some spotting of the felt lining. Bibliographic reference: Cohen B38.1, Woods B12(a).

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        The Sound and the Fury

      New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Black and white art deco style boards with pattern repeated on endsheets. Inner hinges starting. Light edge wear, and light staining to spine cloth, tiny tear to cloth at back of head. Small piece of rear free end paper stuck to paste down. Pages clean and bright.

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        43 Offprints by C D Darlington 1929-1959

      various. PAMPHLET. Forty-three offprints by C.D. Darlington from 1929 - 1959. Including "Telosynapsis or Structural Hybridity in Oenothera?", 1929; "Studies in Prunus, III", 1930; "Polyploids and Polyploidy", 1929; "A Comparative Study of the Chromosome Complement in Ribes", 1929; "Chromosome Behaviour and Structural Hybridity in the Tradescantiae", 1929. First editions. Original wrappers. Some have prior owners stamps, or identification of author and date of the item in ink on cover, else very good. Full list available upon request * Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

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        The Brook Kerith. A Syrian Story with twelve engravings by Stephen Gooden.

      William Heinemann Ltd, London 1929 - First illustrated Edition. No.54 of 375 copies, signed by Moore and Gooden. 12 original copper engravings (nine full-page). Tall 8vo, original full vellum, gilt lettering on spine, untrimmed. Few dark spots on the vellum as usual, edges a little darkened, otherwise good. In 1913 the important Irish author George Moore (1852-1933) journeyed to Jerusalem to research background for his novel The Brook Kerith. This book is based on the supposition that a non-divine Christ did not die on the cross but was nursed back to health and eventually travelled to India to learn wisdom which obviously embroiled Moore in considerable controversy." Moore importance was huge. According to Richard Ellmann he heavily influenced Joyce and is often referred to as the first great modern Irish novelist. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Farewell to Arms

      Scribners 1929 - A fine first edition (seal on copyright page and 1929 on title page) in a near fine first issue dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Loved Helen and Other Poems

      London: Chatto & Windus,, 1929. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. A little bumped to lower corner, small mark to lower board, faint partial tanning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket. First edition, first impression.

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      Madrid 1929 - Materia: Libro del siglo XX. Poesía. Canarias. ilustración. Modernismo. Ultraísmo. Surrealismo. Publicación: Madrid, ALFA, 1929. Primera edición. Descripción física: Octavo (19 cm.) 127 páginas. Rústica editorial. Conservación: Buen estado, cubiertas sucias y con pequeños desperfectos. Notas: Dedicatoria y firma manuscrita del Autor. Agustín Espinosa García Estrada:Fue un poeta y narrador español, nacido en el Puerto de la Cruz en 1897, Tenerife y fallecido en Los Realejos en 1939. La obra literaria de Agustín Espinosa, notablemente dispersa desde sus orígenes, abarcaría una gran diversidad de géneros, tales como el de la poesía, el relato, diarios, cartas, conferencias, artículos de opinión, prólogos, ensayos, así como una posiblemente inconclusa pieza teatral. La personalidad y escritura de Agustín Espinosa, figura clave para el entendimiento del renacer cultural canario tras las pretéritas incursiones del archipiélago en las tendencias de la Ilustración y el modernismo, supondrían un fenómeno decisivo en el desarrollo de la vanguardia literaria dentro de las islas y en la implicación de Canarias con respecto al movimiento surrealista internacional. Con ocasión de su destinamiento en Lanzarote, el recién nombrado Comisario Regio del nuevo Instituto local de Arrecife compondría una serie de redacciones o capítulos que, más tarde, supondrían el contenido íntegro de su trabajo de vanguardia Lancelot 28º-7º [Guía integral de una isla atlántica], obra de difícil clasificación y una poética y estética rupturistas que, sin embargo, reflejaría con claridad la apuesta de su autor por la continuidad de los principios formales y universalistas expuestos con anterioridad en La Rosa de los Vientos. RS2 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Bitter Sweet

      Martin Secker, London 1929 - 111 Pp. Gray, Possibly Gray-Green, Cloth, With Paper Spine Label Printed, Very Good, Light Edge Wear With Considerable Rubbing To Spine Label, Upper Front Tip Bumped. In Very Good White Dj, Fading To Red Background On Spine, Wear With Small Edge Tears And A Few Minute Losses. Inscribed "For B----- In Memory Of Several Ovaries, One Or Two Appendixes And A Lovely Perforated Drum. Noel". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Gods' Man and Mad Man's Drum (two volume set) with signed self-portrait

      New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1929 & 1930. First editions. Two volume set in a boxed. Octavos [21 cm] 1/4 black cloth over black and white illustrated boards. Both volumes near fine. In publisher's slipcase that is very good. Self portrait is fine. Ward's first and second "wordless novels" sold in the Jonathan Cape slipcase that has the same artwork as the boards of Mad Man's Drum. This set was issued with a signed self portrait of Ward. This set and print were likely made as a promotional piece and gifted to friends of the publisher and artist. The self-portrait was limited to 100 copies. Scarce Ward wrote of the works "I had earlier believed that every block should be conceived in the simplest terms possible, then cut with an absolute minimum of tool work. I had worked on the premise that every image should be developed only as far as was necessary to produce a comprehensible statement for that particular point in the visual sequence. Now, with those earlier miles behind me, it seemed reasonable to take a different approach to the actual cutting the blocks. In God's Man, except for the use of round and flat gravers to remove the white areas, all the rendering of figures and landscapes had been done with a single line tool. I Madman's Drum, by contrast, I sought to develop a wider range of tool work and utilized small round gravers to break up a large dark area with small jabs of the tool, thus achieving a variety both of tonal effect and textural quality. At the same time, I put more emphasis on decorative patterns in such things as dress material and the walls of interiors, which I hoped would not only result in richer and more varied impact from block to block but also help the reader identify recurring characters and backgrounds more readily as the story developed.

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      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1929. Signed by Aldous Huxley. With 3 wood engravings by Eric Gill. One of 361 copies, this no.84, signed by Aldous Huxley. Set in Bodoni type and printed on Utopian White Laid paper by The Marchbanks Press. 8vo., original cream linen, black and gilt spine label, in the original card slipcase. An exceptionally fresh and clean copy. A scarce US publication with some beautiful Gill engravings.

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        43 Offprints by C D Darlington 1929-1959

      various. PAMPHLET. Forty-three offprints by C.D. Darlington from 1929 - 1959. Including "Telosynapsis or Structural Hybridity in Oenothera?", 1929; "Studies in Prunus, III", 1930; "Polyploids and Polyploidy", 1929; "A Comparative Study of the Chromosome Complement in Ribes", 1929; "Chromosome Behaviour and Structural Hybridity in the Tradescantiae", 1929. First editions. Original wrappers. Some have prior owners stamps, or identification of author and date of the item in ink on cover, else very good. Full list available upon request * Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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