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        DIE RAKETE FÜR FAHRT UND FLUG: EINE ALLGEMEINVERSTANDLICHE EINFUHRUNG IN DAS RAKETENPROBLEM .

      Berlin: Verlag C. J. E. Volckmann Nachf. G.m.b.H., 1929 - Octavo, pp. [1-5] 6 [7] 8-134 [135-136: ads], 77 illustrations and diagrams in the text, original pictorial orange wrappers printed in black. First edition. A history of rocketry written by an impoverished Russian aviation writer living in Germany who served as one of Oberth's assistants. Ciancone 207. Hübner 703. Interlibrum 270 #310. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, p. 508. Wrappers just a bit dusty, light wear at lower spine end, a very good copy. (#135439) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Writings

      New York & London: Harper & Brothers,, 1929. 37 volumes, octavo. Original dark blue cloth, titles to spines and facsimile of author's signature to front boards gilt, triple rules to front boards gilt, top edges gilt, partially unopened. Engraved frontispieces and 111 plates, 2 leaves of manuscript facsimile. A bright set in excellent condition. The Stormfield Edition. Out-of-series set from a limited edition of 1,024.

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        David Golder

      Grasset 1929 - - Grasset, Paris 1929, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 300 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa et réservés au service de presse. Envoi autographe signé de Irène Némirovsky à l'éditeur Arthème Fayard. Une étiquette de description de libraire encollé en tête d'une garde, petites piqûres affectant essentiellement les tous premiers et tous derniers feuillets. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 300 numbered copies on Alfa paper and reserved to the press office. autograph dedication of the author autograph signed by Irene Nemirovsky to the publisher Fayard. A bookseller description tag glued the head of a guard, small pits mainly affecting the very first and very last leaf. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        THE JOURNAL OF MODERN HISTORY, 74 Volumes: 1 (1929) - 28 (1956) and 34 (1962) - 81 (2009). Partly reprinted. ISSN: 0022-2801. Published in Cooperation with the Modern European History Section of the American Historical Association.

      Cicago : University of Cicago Press, 1929 - 2009. 74 Volumes. Gr.-8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband 74 Volumes!!! Collection of 74 Volumes from 1929 - 2009. Unfortunately Vol. 29 (1929) - 33 (1961) and two other Volumes are missing. Formerly from library-collection. Covers partly with shelf wear. Pages clean. Still in good condition. More pictures on demand. Please ask for shipping-fees. // Sammlung von 74 Jahrgangsbänden aus dem Zeitraum 1929-2009. Leider fehlen die Bände 29 (1929) - 33 (1961) und noch zwei weitere Bände. Der Titel wurde aus einer Fachbibliothek ausgesondert und ist noch mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Bucheinbände teils mit Lager- und Gebrauchsspuren. Seiten sauber. Bindungen fest. Noch im guten Zustand. Angaben zu den Versandkosten und weitere Fotos schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an wissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften. zqx mbx Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Blacker the Berry... a novel of negro life

      New York: Macaulay Co.. 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1929, First Edition. Hardcover, copper cloth with title and design in black. 262 pp. Very Good, no dust jacket. Light bumping and wear to the spine ends and corners; strong, square binding. Clean contents. A well preserved of this scarce title; Thurman's first novel and a classic of the Harlem Renaissance scene.

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        The Odyssey of Homer. Translated by George Herbert Palmer, With Illustrations by N.C. Wyeth

      Cambridge: The Riverside Press/Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929. First edition, first printing. Near fine in original pigskin-backed teal cloth. Numbered 469 of 500 copies (550 total) signed by Palmer and Wyeth on the colophon. Lovely copy, but lacking slipcase and extra suite of plates, as usual.. Small quarto. xxvii; 314 pages. Complete with tipped in color plates of illustrations by N.C. Wyeth.

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        All Quiet on the Western Front

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, London 1929 - Oatmeal cloth titled in green. First U. K. Printing. Topstain mildly faded. Faint offset to endpages. Cloth top/bottom edges faintly darkened. A square tight unmarked copy. Mildly edgeworn DJ in mylar with 7s6d net price chipped at spine ends/corners, with loss to spine head and a few short closed tears. Housed in a fine custom clamshell case. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Look Homeward, Angel

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929 - First edition. Spine lettering worn but readable, a very good copy in worn, good only first issue dustwrapper (with the Wolfe portrait on the rear panel) lacking the bottom couple inches of the spine, with several other modest chips and tears, and several internal tape repairs. This copy is Inscribed by the author: "To Fidelia E. Stark with warmest thanks. Thomas Wolfe Oct 30, 1929." Also laid in is a four-page carbon manuscript (folded, small breaks at the folds, else near fine), unsigned, but almost certainly by Maxwell Perkins, dated April 17, 1929 entitled "Selling Points: Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe." The "Selling Points," in the third person, recounts the editorial process in detail, and enumerates the literary wonderment of the book. A modern classic, the author's first book, and generally considered his major achievement, a breathtaking autobiographical novel. An inscribed copy, with an intriguing manuscript account of the birth of the novel. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Maracot Deep and other Stories.

      London: John Murray,, 1929. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine and front side lettered in gilt, with dust jacket. Spine faded with slight rubbing and fraying at head and tail, edges foxed, slight toning of text block, dust jacket a little tanned with some chips and crumpling at edges, still and excellent copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        TARZAN, LORD OF THE JUNGLE (Inscribed to the Editor of the Tarzan Comic Strips)

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1929. Burroughs, Edgar Rice. TARZAN, LORD OF THE JUNGLE. NY: Grosset & Dunlap, [1929]. First Grosset reprint with four interior illustrations by J. Allen St. John, printed only a year after the first edition. A Near Fine copy in original publisher's red mesh cloth stamped in black in a Very Good to Near Fine dust jacket (spine lightly toned, tiny bit of chipping, a little rubbing to folds but with excellent eye appeal). INSCRIBED by the author to his friend, United Features Syndicate editor Monte Ferris Bourjaily, who oversaw the distribution of the Tarzan comic strip. "Happy New Year/ Monte/ Ed." Two collector bookplates, one laid in. . Signed. First Edition. Decorative Boards. Near Fine/Very Good to Near Fine. Illus. by J. Allen St. John.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ]
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        HENRI MATISSE par Florent Fels

      HENRI MATISSE par Florent Fels . Revue XXe siecle . N° 3. Editions des "Chroniques du jour", Paris, 1929. Tex in French Edition, one of 500 numbered copies. With four color pochoirs by Matisse: Odalisque au tambour (1926) - Harmonie jaune (1927)- Le buffet (1928)- Nu (1921), and numerous illustrations. In Very good condition bound in hard cover binding, with the original paper cover preserved inside.

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        Berlin Alexanderplatz: Die Geschichte vom Franz Biberkopf (First Edition, in the first issue jacket)

      Berlin: S. Fischer Verlag, 1929. First German Edition, and true first, in the first issue dust jacket. One of the most important works of the Weimar Republic, and one of the great twentieth century European novels. Basis for two film versions: a German feature from 1931, directed by Phil Jutzi, which Döblin worked on the adaptation, and an epic, 14-part German television series, directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. The two films were released together by the Criterion Collection in 2007.Very Good plus in a Very Good plus example of the scarce dust jacket. Contemporary owner name to the front endpaper. Boards slightly bowed, light toning to the spine, and a few of the spine lettering rubbed and unreadable. Jacket lightly chipped, with light evidence of silverfish damage. Jacket design by George Salter.

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        "SELF-PORTRAIT OF LYND WARD AUTHOR OF GOD'S MAN ..." [caption title].

      New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, [1929].. Original woodcut proof (15 x 10 cm plus large margins), with printed tissue overlay affixed by flap on verso. Fine, in publisher's envelope with return address. The upper panel of the envelope is darkened from proximity to something, not affecting the print. According to the publisher's caption, this is one of "100 proofs taken directly from Mr. Ward's wood block and sent to you with compliments of his publisher." It is signed below the image by Ward in pencil. While the edition is generous, the mode of this item's distribution as a promotional item, for Ward's first novel without words, resulted in a somewhat larger attrition rate than would normally be expected.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Urformen der Kunst

      Ernst Wasmuth A.G., Berlin 1929 - Folio. XVII, [3]pp (Text), 120 leaves (Plates). Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over gilt-stamped green cloth with gold lettering to spine and front cover. DJ protected by modern mylar. Publisher's device on title. Second edition of the most famous work by German botanist and photographer, Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932). "His entire photographic output is devoted to plant parts: twig ends, seed pods, tendrils, leaf buds etc. These he meticulously arranged against stark backgrounds and photographed in magnification, so that unfamiliar shapes from the vegetal worlds are revealed as startling, elegant architectural forms. Since the first publication of his photographs in the late twenties (1928) his work is considered to be one of the aesthetic highlights of photo history." Originally published in 1928 when Blossfeldt was sixty-three and a professor of applied art at the Berliner Kunsthochschule, "Urformen der Kunst" quickly became an international bestseller and in turn made Blossfeldt famous almost overnight. His contemporaries were enchanted by the abstract shapes and structures in nature that he revealed to the world. In 2001 "Urformen der Kunst" was included in "The Book of 101 Books" as one of the seminal photographic books of the 20th Century. Illustrated with 120 b/w reproductions in photogravure. Each image is approx. 10 1/4 x 7 1/2" on a 12 1/4 x 9 1/2" sheet. Sporadic creasing along edges of dust-jacket, with minor chipping at head and tail of spine. Minor age-toning/darkening along edges of binding. Slight age-toning along paper margin. Text in German. Dust-jacket in overall good- to good, binding in good+, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        A Farewell to Arms

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

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        THE BOOK OF TOBIT AND THE HISTORY OF SUSANNA

      Haymarket Press, London 1929 - 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." 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). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [Thirteen papers, all first editions, in Ergebnisse eines mathematischen Kolloquiums, unter Mitwirkung von Kurt Gödel und Georg Nöbeling. Herausgegeben von Karl Menger. Heft 1-5].Leipzig & Berlin: B.G. Teubner, 1931-33.

      "First editions, and a fine set in the original printed wrappers, of these rare proceedings to which Gödel contributed thirteen important papers and remarks on the foundations of logic and mathematics (see below for a complete annotated listing). The most important are perhaps 'Über Vollständigkeit und Widerspruchsfreiheit' ('On completeness and consistency') in Heft 3 and 'Zur intuitionistischen Arithmetik und Zahlentheorie' ('On intuitionist arithmetic and number theory') in Heft 4. Based on the lecture at the Colloquium required for his <i>Habilitation</i>, in the first paper Gödel presented a different approach to his epochal incompleteness theorem, published just a few months earlier in <i>Monatshefte für Mathematik</i>: instead of Russell's theory of types, in the present version he used Peano's axioms for the natural numbers; this soon became the standard approach. In the second paper, Gödel proved that intuitionist mathematics is no more certain, or more consistent, than ordinary mathematics. "By invitation, in October 1929 Gödel began attending Menger's mathematics colloquium, which was modelled on the Vienna Circle. There in May 1930 he presented his dissertation results, which he had discussed with Alfred Tarski three months earlier, during the latter's visit to Vienna. From 1932 to 1936 he published numerous short articles in the proceedings of that colloquium (including his only collaborative work) and was co-editor of seven of its volumes. Gödel attended the colloquium quite regularly and participated actively in many discussions, confining his comments to brief remarks that were always stated with the greatest precision" (<i>DSB</i> XVII: 350).<br/><br/> Working under Hans Hahn, Karl Menger (1902-85) received his PhD from the University of Vienna in 1924 and accepted a professorship there three years later. "During the academic year 1928/29, several students asked Menger to direct a Mathematical Colloquium, somewhat analogous to the philosophically motivated Vienna Circle ... This Colloquium, which met on alternate Tuesdays during semester time, had a flexible agenda including lectures by members or invited guests, reports on recent publications and discussion of unsolved problems. Menger kept a record of these meetings, which he published, regularly in November of the following year, under the title 'Ergebnisse eines mathematischen Kolloquiums'... <br/><br/> "Gödel had entered the university in 1924, and Menger first met him as the youngest and most silent member of the Vienna Circle. In 1928, Gödel started working on Hilbert's program for the foundation of mathematics, and in 1929 he succeeded in solving the first of four problems of Hilbert, proving in his PhD thesis (under Hans Hahn) that first order logic is complete: Any valid formula could be derived from the axioms.". "Five separate issues, in their original printed wrappers. 8vo (232 x 152 mm), pp. 31, [1, blank]; 38, [2, blank]; 26; 45, [1, blank]; 42."

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        The Hands of Orlac (First Edition, with publisher's wraparound band)

      New York: E.P. Dutton, 1929. First Edition. First Edition in English and first edition in hardcover, preceded by the French edition "Les mains d'Orlac," in 1920. With the publisher's wraparound band. A seminal horror novel, rare in dust jacket, written by one of the most important French genre fiction writers of the early twentieth century. The basis for several films, including the classic German silent film starring Conrad Veidt, "Orlacs Hände" [The Hands of Orlac] (1924), and its American rival, the sound version starring Peter Lorre, "Mad Love," directed by emigre Karl Freund for MGM in 1935, and today considered one of the greatest horror films of the 1930s. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket, with the publisher's wraparound band ("The Dutton Prize Mystery for November"). The jacket's deco design is bright and striking, with some toning to the spine (jacket and band), a chip at the crown affecting a portion of the title ("The Ha" and part of "n"), a portion of the publisher name at the heel (the "Du" in "Dutton"), and a few tiny chips, nicks, and closed tears. Barron (1999) 4-125. Bleiler (1948), p. 233. Clute & Nicholls, p. 10003. Hubin (1994), p. 674. Locke, p. 182. Reginald 12140. Senn, pp. 308-314.

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        The Works of Shakespeare: the text of the First Folio with Quarto variants and a selection of modern readings. Edited by Herbert Farjeon

      [London]: Nonesuch Press / New York: Random House 1929 - 7 vols. Full tan niger morocco gilt, top edges gilt. Spines of vols i, ii, iii, iv and vii a trifle faded (the volumes were issued separately, 1929-33,and are often unevenly faded), but a handsome set. Edition limited to "1050 [numbered] copies for sale in Great Britain & Ireland and 550 copies for sale in the United States of America", this set bearing the armorial bookplates of Geoffrey Moseley, and later in the library of Anthony Hobson. Edition "designed by Francis Meynell, printed and made in England by Walter Lewis, M.A., Printer to the University, at the Cambridge University Press, in Monotype Fournier with new capital letters made for this edition, and bound in London by A.W. Bain". "This is the finest of all editions of our greatest poet" (Nonesuch Century). Brian North Lee identifies the bookplate owner as Geoffrey Moseley (1882-1953). Anthony Hobson, ever hopeful of boosting his books' shelf value, has characteristically slipped in several booksellers' catalogue descriptions and valuations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Fergusson Books & Manuscripts]
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        Gesammelte Werke / Musarionausgabe * G A N Z L E D E R - V o r z u g s a u s g a b e

      München, Musarion Verlag, 1929. Vollständige Ausgabe in den originalen Verlags-Luxuseinbänden: 23 sehr aufwendig hergestellte Handeinbände (schwarzes geglättetes Kalbsleder / Ganzleder / Leder im Format 17,5 x 24,5 cm) mit Kopfgoldschnitt, Rückentitel auf zwei Titelschildern, Rückendekoration und Dekoration jeweils beider Deckel in aufwendiger Linien-Handvergoldung, Stehkanten- sowie Innenkantenvergoldung, Goldkopfschnitt. 21 Textbände und zwei Registerbände, mit vier Porträts und sieben (davon eines gefaltet) zumeist mehrseitigen Fakisimiles. Erste, im Auftrag von Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche veranstaltete Werkausgabe, enthaltend unter anderem auch bis dahin unveröffentlichte Jugendschriften, herausgegeben von Dr.Richard Oehler, Max Oehler und Dr.Friedrich Chr.Würzbach. - Insgesamt sind 1.600 Exemplare dedruckt worden, davon 185 in Ganzpergament, jedoch nur fünfzehn Exemplaren in Ganzleder und auf Japan-Velin-Papier, gebunden von A.Köllner/Leipzig, dieses Exemplar mit der Nummer 15. Vorsätze teilweise minimal stockfleckig.- Kostbarste Version dieser Monumentalausgabe, die seinerzeit auch als Broschur, in Halbleder und in Ganzpergament lieferbar war. - Wahrscheinlich war es eine dieser Ganzlederausgaben Nr.1 ff, welche Benito Mussolini im zweiten Weltkrieg von Adolf Hitler als Staatsgeschenk des Großdeutschen Reiches erhielt; in der Kunstbuchbinderei Frieda Thiersch/München arbeitete ein Buchbindermeister volle zwei Jahre daran, für diese - ohnehin schon prachtvolle Ausgabe - noch wesentlich aufwendigere Einbände zu schaffen: es sollte dem Duce offensichtlich eine ganz besonders große Freude bereitet werden...(vgl. Fritz Krinitz, Frieda Thiersch und ihre Handbuchbinderei, Stuttgart 1968; dort ist das Führergeschenk als Abbildung 10 zu sehen) - \"Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: Die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim Pergamentbande durch den Rücken gezogen werden). Bei Dünndruckpapier werden die Lagen zum Heften leicht vorgeritzt. Ein Einsägen oder gar Einraspeln der Bünde findet nicht statt. Oben wird das Buch beschnitten und erhält nicht nur der Schönheit willen Goldschnitt, sondern diese feine Metallschicht schützt vielmehr die dem Lichte und Staub am meisten ausgesetzte Schnittfläche vor deren schädlichen Einflüssen. Die Deckel werden in einem tiefen Falz angesetzt, mit den Bünden nach außen. Ein Herausreißen aus der Decke ist somit nur unter Zuhilfenahme von Werkzeug möglich. Zum Kapital wird kein schlappes maschinengewebtes Bändchen verwendet, sondern das Kapital wird von Hand mit dem Buchblock umstochen, gibt dadurch dem Rücken einen festen Abschluß und bietet zugleich dem späteren Ledereinschlag (\"Häubchen\") die Unterlage. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazu passendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können.\" Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn /München. - Insgesamt wohlerhaltenes und sehr ansehnliches Exemplar, ledigleich bei einigen Bänden kleine Kratzer im Leder, Bünde teilweise beschabt, sonst tadellos. Versand D: 5,90 EUR Meistereinband, Handeinband, Kunstbuchbinderei, Luxusausgabe, Prachtausgabe, Gesamtausgabe, Vorzugsausgabe

      [Bookseller: Galerie für gegenständliche Kunst]
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        THE EATER OF DARKNESS.

      New York: The Macaulay Company,. [1929]. original yellow cloth, front panel stamped in black and silver, spine panel stamped in silver, top edge stained yellow.. A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket with hint of wear at spine. ends, light dust soiling, mainly to rear panel, and a bit of sunning. to spine panel (light blue ink a trifle faded). The rare wraparound. advertising band with Ford Madox Ford quote is present. Overall, a. stunning copy of a book rarely encountered in nice condition.. (#149447). First U.S. (and first hardcover) edition. The author's first book, "an ignored minor masterpiece of antirealistic fiction, a novel that deserves the attention of all students of fantasy literature." - Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 463. Coates' novel "quite brilliantly applies a wide arsenal of literary devices, some of them surrealistic, to the exaggeratedly spoof-like tale of a master criminal and his absurd super- weapon, which sees through solids and applies remote-control heat to kill people invisibly; beneath the spoofing and the cosmopolitan style lies a sense of horror." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 239. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-16; (1987) 2-18; (1995) 2-20; and (2004) II-267. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 438. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 54. Bleiler (1978), p. 45. Reginald 03107.

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        The Dain Curse

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1929. Octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles and decoration to spine in red and purple, front board with skull and crossbones design in red and border in purple, publisher's device to rear board in purple, top edge purple. Spine a little rolled and rubbed at tail, cloth slightly marked, faint dampstain to top edge of rear board, tiny loss to bottom corner of pp. 93?-4, not affecting text, the occasional spot or light finger mark to contents. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Dominique. Aquarelles de L. Suire.

      - P., Editions Richard, 1929, In-4, demi-maroquin vert à coins, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés, 299 pp. Dos mosaïqué représentant une maison dans un paysage champêtre.Tirée à 500 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci sur vélin d'Arches. Illustré de 46 aquarelles dont un frontispice et 5 hors-texte.Avec in-fine les fac-similés d'une page manuscrite de Dominique et d'une lettre inédite de Fromentin.

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        Decorative Draperies & Upholstery: Complete Decorative Schemes in Full Color for All Rooms in the Home

      The Dean-Hicks Company, Grand Rapids, MI 1929 - An important reference for interior design in the 1920s and 1930s, very scarce in any condition. xv, [1], 277 pp. 4to. Some scuffing to dust jacket, small chipping at edges, closed 2" tear running from top center of front panel down, loss at spine and foot of spine, corners, 2" loss at top of rear panel in center, rear flap detached but held in place by mylar cover. Beige cloth boards with gold embossed titling to spine, light rusty staining along spine and edges of boards. Clean and quite sharp within. 74 stunning color plates at rear of volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Compleat Walton - Angler, Lives of Donne etc with Slipcase

      Nonesuch; London;. LEATHER_BOUND. The Compleat Walton: The Compleat Angler; The Lives Of Donne Wotton Hooker Herbert & Sanderson; With Love and Truth; Miscellaneous Writings. Limited edition of 1600 published, this is 1484. Book is in pristine shape. Clean and solid, illustrated. Leather bound with ribbed spine. Slipcase is also pristine, and quite rare to find the book with the original slipcase, particularly in mint condition. Rare and collectible. Top Quality Seller - Customer Service available. . Fine. 1929.

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        MODERN ARCHITECTURE

      The Studio Limited, London 1929 - Black boards are rubbed. The black cloth covering the boards has several small holes in it, possible insect damage. Spine is slightly sunned. Head and tail of spine worn and slightly torn. Page edges are discoloured, foxed, and slightly stained. Previous bookseller's sticker on front pastedown endpaper. Front free endpaper has 95x25mm segment cut out of the top right corner. '1919' is written below this gap in black pen. Free endpapers are foxed and stained. Pastedown endpapers are slightly foxed. Rear free endpaper is scuffed at top left corner. Few pages throughout are very slightly foxed or stained. Slight hinge separation between pages 100-101. Else this book is in good condition. The dustjacket is rubbed, discoloured, stained, and foxed. It is creased towards some edges and along folds. Head and tail of spine and few other places along top and rear edge have tiny tears. Very tiny segment missing from top right corner of front cover. Two tiny holes missing from top of back flap and one tiny hole missing from front flap. Else dustjacket is in good condition. *We try to describe the faults of our books meticulously - they often present better than they sound. ** This book weighs over 1kg and will attract additional postage costs for international buyers. Please contact the bookseller for a quote. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Return of Sherlock Holmes (Original screenplay for the 1929 film)

      Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1929. Early treatment for the 1929 film, the first Sherlock Holmes film to have been produced with sound, and the first to include the Holmes utterance, "Elementary, my dear Watson" (a phrase never used by Doyle), though that statement regrettably does not appear in this draft. The first known treatment was written by Oliver P. Garrett, followed by this one, scripted by F. Hugh Herbert, and the final writing credits went to Garrett Fort and director Basil Dean. This treatment differs substantially from the finished film, and is more faithful to Doyle's source material. A rare surviving artifact from the great detective's earliest days on the screen. Side-stitched tall self-wrappers, noted as an "Outline Treatment" on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped project No. 1491 and MASTER FILE, dated May 21, 1929, with a credit for screenwriter Herbert. 52 leaves, mixed original and carbon typescript on yellow stock, with a few holograph pencil notations on the first leaf, including "1st Rough Draft." Very Good condition, with some wear to the first leaf at the bottom stitch.

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        A Farewell to Arms

      New York: Scribners, 1929. First edition, first issue. 1 vols. 8vo. Black cloth. Front flyleaf removed, else fine in dust jacket with minor chipping and fading to spine. First edition, first issue. 1 vols. 8vo. Set in the Italian campaign during World War One, and based in part on his own experiences, Hemingway's novel is a love story between American soldier, Frederic Henry, and the nurse Catherine Barkley. It was first serialised in Scribner's Magazine in 1929 and reviewed enthusiastically in the Times and by Gore Vidal. Censors took a dimmer view of some of the language employed, replacing certain words with dashes throughout the text.

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        FAIRY CARAVAN

      - POTTER,BEATRIX. THE FAIRY CARAVAN. Philadelphia: McKay (1929). 8vo, green cloth, pictorial paste-on, Fine. 1st U.S. ed. (Priority of U.S. and U.K. editions has not been determined). After Potter finished her Peter Rabbit series Potter intended to stop writing and it was only with the persuasion of her American publisher, Alexander McKay, that she agreed to write this book intended only for the American market. Illus. by Potter with 6 color plates and 20 full page and 42 smaller black and white drawings. Linder notes that Potter's Lakeland friends "were quick to recognize many of the pictures with their local settings" (p.295). See Linder p. 292-5, Quinby 29a. A nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Room Of One's Own

      New York and London: Hogarth Press/ Fountain Press, 1929. First edition. Near fine; corners very lightly bumped, else fine. Signed on the half title page by the author in her customary purple ink. One of 492 copies. A seminal publication in the literature of modern feminist thought. A beautiful copy.

      [Bookseller: John Kehoe, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Seven Stabs.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1929 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Edges slightly foxed; an excellent copy in the jacket with sunned spine. First edition, first impression of Macdonell's first Inspector Fleming novel. From the publisher's archive. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Bauhaus. Vierteljahr-Zeitschrift für Gestaltung (Zeitschrift für Gestaltung). Nummer 1, Jahrgang III, Januar 1929

      Bauhaus Dessau, 1929. Inhalt: Hannes Meyer, Bauhaus und Gesellschaft ; Lu Märten, Historischer Materialismus und neue Gestaltung ; Ernst Kallai, Wir leben nicht, um zu wohnen ; Bauen und Leben ; Goldene Ketten - Eiserne Ketten ; H. Neugeboren, Eine Bach-Fuge im Bild ; Mart Stam, Entwurf zu einem Bürogebäude ; Polemik zwischen M. Brandt und N. Gabo, Bauhausstil ; Arieh Sharon, Entwurf zu einem Haus des Arbeiterrates in Jerusalem ; Bauhausnachrichten und Mitteilungen aus dem Kreis der Freunde des Bauhauses ; Buchbesprechungen ; Redaktionelle Notizen ; Glossen und Abbildungen. Originalbroschur, 31 Seiten. Umschlag an der Unterkante im Falzbereich ca. 4 cm eingerissen, Umschlag sonst mit kleinen Läsuren und im Buchrücken etwas beschabt. Beiliegend ein originaler ausgefüllter Bestellschein für die Bauhaus-Zeitschrift. Regal-HH-pw33636 Versand D: 4,60 EUR

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

      Bauhaus Dessau, 1929. Inhalt: Junkerskoje \"Gas und Wasser\" ; Hans Riedel, Verantwortung des Schaffenden ; E. Gimenez Cabailero-Madrid, Lob des Plakates ; Ein Laden für Suchard ; Lene Schmidt-Nonne, Kinderzeichnungen ; H. F. Geist, Schöpferische Erziehung ; Ernst Kallai, Kindheit der Iris ; Fritz Kuhr, Den Fragern ; Bauhausnachrichten. Originalbroschur, 31 Seiten, 37 Abbildungen. Umschlag etwas knickspurig und angestaubt, Umschlag an der unteren und an der oberen Kante zur Klammerseite hin mit je einer kleineren Fehlstelle, Buchrücken beschabt. Regal-HH-pw33634 Versand D: 4,60 EUR

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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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        THE PHANTOM IN THE RAINBOW.

      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co.,. 1929. original blue-gray cloth, front panel stamped in black and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black.. Early owner's signature and date on front paste-down. A fine copy in. very good four-color pictorial dust jacket (striking illustration by. Paul Stahr of a hooded wizard holding up a crystal ball against a. rainbow background) with shelf wear at edges, tiny chip from upper. edge of front panel near spine fold, some general dust spoiling to. spine and rear panels, and small closed tear and associated wrinkle. to spine panel near rear spine fold. A pretty nice example of the. jacket. (#130351). First edition. Occult thriller featuring a man with paranormal abilities. First published as a six-part serial in ARGOSY ALL-STORY WEEKLY, beginning 29 December 1928. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 117. Reginald 08542.

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        Un de Baumugnes

      Edition originale, un des 300 exemplaires numérotés sur Alfa paper et réservés auy service de presse.Précieux envoi autographe signé de Jean Giono : " A Henri Béraud avec ma vive sympathie..."Petites piqûres affectant essentiellement les gardes, spine très légèrement insolé sans gravité.Provenance : de la bibliothèque rétaise d'Henri Béraud. Grasset Paris 1929 12x19cm broché

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        IRZ. Illustrierte Republikanische Zeitung.

      (Bln., J.H.W.Dietz), 1929. - (Hrsg. vom Reichsbanner Schwarz-Rot-Gold). 6. Jahrgang. Nr. 1-52 [= alles Erschienene]. Fol. Hlwdbd. d. Zt. 836 SS. mit sehr zahlr. Fotos und Illustr. Sprache: Deutsch, Erste Ausgabe. - Erster Jahrgang unter diesem Titel. Kulturpolitische Wochenzeitung des Reichsbanners Schwarz-Rot-Gold als sozialdemokratisches Gegenstück zur Berliner Illustrirten Zeitung oder der Arbeiter Illustrierten Zeitung (AIZ). Mit Texten von Oskar Wöhrle (Fortsetzungsgeschichte), Arthur Silbergleit, Walter Meckauer, Friedrich Wendel, Josef Maria Frank, Hans Reimann, Jo Hanns Rösler, Julius Deutsch, Hans Bethge, Hermann Müller, Emil Ludwig (Vorabdruck "Juli 14"), Otto Krille, Heinz Liepmann u.a. Mit Illustrationen von Alfred Kubin, Willibald Krain, Käthe Kollwitz (1 S. mit 4 Zeichnungen), Heinrich Zille, Walter Klemm u.a. Sind in diesem Jahrgang die Texte wider die Kommunisten und Faschisten noch vereinzelt, nimmt das in den folgenden Jahrgängen zu. - Eberlein II, 13233. Emig-S. S. 198. Seywald 412. - Waagerechte Knickfalte, vereinzelt gering fleckig, das erste Heft mit Läsuren, ein Blatt eingerissen, sonst sehr gut erhalten. - Sehr selten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Snow Queen

      E.P. Dutton & Co, 1929. First THUS. Hardcover. Good/Missing. Katharine Beverley; Elizabeth Ellender. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1929. First thus. Hardcover. 209 pp. Good, lacking jacket. Soil and wear to the boards, showing at the corners and edges. Gilt faded and spine sunned. Prior owner's name stamp on half-title and title page with transfer to the verso of the previous page in each instance. All plates present, though one detached, laid in place. The last few pages poorly cut at the edge, resulting in a small tear that intrudes into one illustration. Illustrated in stark black, white, and red art deco style by Katherine Beverly and Elizabeth Ellender. Scarce.

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        SECRET AND OTHER STORIES

      MILNE,A.A. THE SECRET AND OTHER STORIES. NY: Fountain Press 1929. Slim 8vo, red cloth, paper spine label, 70p., Fine. LIMITED TO 700 COPIES FOR SALE SIGNED BY MILNE (400 for US, 300 for England) 4 stories by Milne. 1st collected edition. Beautiful copy.

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        Wege zur Raumschiffahrt.

      München, Berlin, Verlag von R. Oldenbourg, 1929. Groß-8°. 24 cm. XI, 431 Seiten. Original-Leinenband. 3. Auflage von \"Die Rakete zu den Planetenräumen\". Mit 4 Tafeln und 159 Abbildungen. Namenseintrag auf Titelseite, und 5-zeiliger signierter und datierter (18.5.70) Widmung von Hermann Oberth auf Vorsatz. Der Vorderteil des Umschlags wurde auf den Innendeckel geklebt, Einband wenig bestoßen, wenig berieben. Gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Luftfahrtgeschichte / history of aviation; Technikgeschichte / history of technique; Widmungsexemplar / presentation copy

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

      Bauhaus Dessau, 1929 - Inhalt: Junkerskoje "Gas und Wasser" ; Hans Riedel, Verantwortung des Schaffenden ; E. Gimenez Cabailero-Madrid, Lob des Plakates ; Ein Laden für Suchard ; Lene Schmidt-Nonne, Kinderzeichnungen ; H. F. Geist, Schöpferische Erziehung ; Ernst Kallai, Kindheit der Iris ; Fritz Kuhr, Den Fragern ; Bauhausnachrichten. Originalbroschur, 31 Seiten, 37 Abbildungen. Umschlag etwas knickspurig und angestaubt, Umschlag an der unteren und an der oberen Kante zur Klammerseite hin mit je einer kleineren Fehlstelle, Buchrücken beschabt. Regal-HH-pw33634 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bauhaus. Vierteljahr-Zeitschrift für Gestaltung (Zeitschrift für Gestaltung). Nummer 1, Jahrgang III, Januar 1929

      Bauhaus Dessau, 1929 - Inhalt: Hannes Meyer, Bauhaus und Gesellschaft ; Lu Märten, Historischer Materialismus und neue Gestaltung ; Ernst Kallai, Wir leben nicht, um zu wohnen ; Bauen und Leben ; Goldene Ketten - Eiserne Ketten ; H. Neugeboren, Eine Bach-Fuge im Bild ; Mart Stam, Entwurf zu einem Bürogebäude ; Polemik zwischen M. Brandt und N. Gabo, Bauhausstil ; Arieh Sharon, Entwurf zu einem Haus des Arbeiterrates in Jerusalem ; Bauhausnachrichten und Mitteilungen aus dem Kreis der Freunde des Bauhauses ; Buchbesprechungen ; Redaktionelle Notizen ; Glossen und Abbildungen. Originalbroschur, 31 Seiten. Umschlag an der Unterkante im Falzbereich ca. 4 cm eingerissen, Umschlag sonst mit kleinen Läsuren und im Buchrücken etwas beschabt. Beiliegend ein originaler ausgefüllter Bestellschein für die Bauhaus-Zeitschrift. Regal-HH-pw33636 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Architecture vivante. Deuxième série.

      Édition Albert Morancé,, Paris,, 1929 - Orig portfolio with ties, 48pp, incl plans (1 in colour between text), elevations, plus 50 single-sided plates of wich 2 in colour, one being double page. All loose as issued in a paper covered board portfolio with cloth spine 28x24 cms. Complete, no stamps. (see Le Corbusier et le livre pag. 109) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cup of Gold

      Robert M. McBride & Co, New York 1929 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Published, August, 1929" printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL sophisticated First Issue dustjacket is rich in color and has the $2.50 printed price present on the front flap. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's yellow cloth with black lettering. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy Steinbeck First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        A HISTORY OF EARLY CHINESE ART.

      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.

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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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