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        Eigenh. Brief mit Unterschrift.

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        De nos oiseaux

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Sound and the Fury

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

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Pflanzenstudien. 6 Original-Photographien in Mappe von Paul Dobe.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR]
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        FAREWELL TO ARMS

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

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        A Farewell to Arms

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

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        La seconde

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        FAIRY CARAVAN

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

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND ORIGINAL ART: Page 130

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

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        23 offprints by Nobel Prize winner Barbara McClintock including some of her important 1950s papers

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

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        Die Tepler deutsche Bibel des 14. Jahrhunderts.

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

      [Bookseller: P. u. P. Hassold OHG]
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        Bauhausbucher: von material zu architektur. bauhaus bucher 14

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: ANTIQUARIAT WEBER GbR]
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        The Treasure House of Martin Hews Signed E Phillips Oppenheim

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Raoul Dufy.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Eckert & Kaun]
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        Le Corbusier - Städtebau. Mit 218 Abbildungen, einem mehrfarbigen Stadtplan und einer Ausschlagtafel.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Del teatro teatrale ossia del Teatro. Con 200 riproduzioni di apparati e bozzetti scenici.

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

      [Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo]
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        Log of the Auxiliary Schooner Yacht Northern Light. Borden-Field Museum Alaska-Arctic Expedition 1927.

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

      [Bookseller: Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA]
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        L'homme traqué.

      Librairie Des Champs-Elysées 1929 - In-4 carré ( 250 X 190 mm ) demi-chagrin acajou à bandes, dos lisse orné de filets dorés et à froid, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés. ( Reliure signée de GAUCHE ). Eaux-fortes hors-texte de CHAS_LABORDE. Tirage limité à 149 exemplaires, un des 100 exemplaires sur Rives ( n° 93 ) enrichi d'une suite en sanguine. Bel exemplaire, bien relié. Gravure Beaux-arts illustré-moderne Litterature [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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

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

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        La bataille de Verdun

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

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        THE POISONED CHOCOLATES CASE

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

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Officina Bodoni; The Operation of a Hand-press during the first six years of its work

      At The Sign of The Pegasus, Paris & New York 1929 - 80 pages. 30 x 21.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 229 of 500 of the English edition, on Lafuma Rag Paper in the original types of Giambattista Bodoni. Host of tipped-in specimen pages, plus twelve full page woodcuts by Franz Masereel printed recto only which illustrate the operations of the press. Officina Bodoni began operation in April 1925 at Montagnola di Lugano. List of All Book Printed On the Hand-Press. Offsetting from the flaps of the dust jacket onto the endpapers, slight lower corner bumps. Orig. basket weave cream cloth, gilt Bodoni logo front cover. Near fine in worn dust wrapper lacking small portion of lower spine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        ORIGINAL PEN-AND-INK PORTRAIT OF THE MAD HATTER (From the 1929 Alice's Adventures In Wonderland Illustrated By Willy Pogany

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

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        Mr Mulliner Speaking

      McClelland & Stewart 1929 - A fine copy in near fine wrapper which has had a small chip repaired at head of spine ,a scarce title [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Von Heute auf Morgen (Oper in einem Akt von Max Blonda; Musik Arnold Schönberg; Klavierauszug (= Op. 32 hier nicht genannt) 1. Ausgabe, Äußerst selten, in keiner Bibliothek weltweit von mir nachweisbar

      Berlin-Charlottenburg, Nussbaum-Allee 17, Im Selbstverlag des Komponisten 1929 - 149 S. Noten Folio. Gebunden in Halbleinen, bis auf wenige zarte Bleistiftanmerkungen sehr gutes Ex., vorne eingeklebt ein Blatt mit der Abb. des Bühnenbildes v. 1930; BEILIEGT: 1 Blatt mit Text v. Theodor Wiesengrund-Adorno zur Uraufführung aus "Die Musik, XXII/6 März 1930" Max Blonda (d.i. das Pseudonym von Gertrud Schönberg, geb. Kolisch (1898-1967) ////////// In den Jahren 1928 bis 1929 stellte Arnold Schönberg die Komposition seiner einaktigen Oper "Von heute auf morgen" op. 32 musikalisch fertig. Das wahrscheinlich früheste Manuskript des Librettos ist auf den 21. Oktober 1928 datiert und stammt von Arnold Schönberg selbst, der jedoch lediglich auf anderthalb Seiten das Thema für die Oper skizziert hatte. Auf dem Titelblatt wurde dann später der Name "Max Blonda" als Textautor vermerkt. Nach dem Krieg gab man jedoch bekannt, dass Gertrud Schönberg die eigentliche Verfasserin des Librettos gewesen und der Text für die Komische Oper lediglich unter dem Pseudonym "Max Blonda" ("große Blonde"?; vgl. Grun 2006, S. 551) veröffentlicht worden war. Leider ist von dem Libretto keine Niederschrift oder Typoskript von Gertrud Schönberg erhalten (vgl. GA, Bd. 7B, Teil 1, S. 12f.) //////////// Schönbergs Kritik der Gattung Zeitoper manifestiert sich in erster Linie in der Anwendung seiner nun ausgereiften Zwölftonmethode unter Einbeziehung der am häufigsten verwendeten musikalischen Stilelemente des Genres: Imitation amerikanischer Tanzmusik und Jazz. Schönberg war offensichtlich davon überzeugt, daß die nunmehr ausgefeilte Zwölftonmethode flexibel genug sei, um in einer aktuellen komischen Oper Anwendung finden zu können. Für Schönberg stellte die Zwölftonmethode kompositorisch eine Art Schlüssel zur Zukunft dar, und in »Von heute auf morgen« versuchte er zu beweisen, dass dieser Schlüssel keinen Widerspruch zu populärem Erfolg darstellen musste. Die Aufführungen an der Frankfurter Oper und über Rundfunk im Jahr 1930 sollten den Komponisten jedoch enttäuschen. Seine Hoffnungen auf populären Erfolg sollten sich nicht bewahrheiten. Etwa zwei Monate nach der Uraufführung verfasste Schönberg den Essay »Mein Publikum«, in dem er argumentiert, die Sachverständigen - vor allem Dirigenten, Ausführende und andere im Musikleben einflußreiche Personen - seien für den Mangel an Verständnis seiner Musik verantwortlich zu machen. (siehe Arnold Schönberg Center) ////// Von heute auf morgen (From Today to Tomorrow or From One Day to the Next) is a one act opera composed by Arnold Schoenberg, to a German libretto by "Max Blonda," the pseudonym of Gertrud Schoenberg, the composer's wife. It is the composer's opus 32. The opera was composed at the end of 1928 (finished on the first day of 1929), and was premiered in Frankfurt on 1 February 1930, with William Steinberg conducting Herbert Graf's production. It was the first twelve-tone opera, and Schoenberg's only comedy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Aftermath (Signed)

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good. Volume 4 of two-time UK Prime Minister and Nobel Prize winning author Winston S. Churchill's landmark 6-volume history of WWI, The Aftermath. April, 1929 printing following the March, 1929 First Printing. Bound in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine panels. Inscribed and signed in black ink by Churchill on front free endpaper thus: "Inscribed by | Winston S. Churchill | Nov 25, 1929." Note that this early signature is contemporaneous with the publication of this volume. Front and back panels of original dust jacket laid in, each trimmed to 8 1/4" x 5 1/2". Includes all 4 folding color maps. [i-vi] vii- xiv [xv-xvi] 1-496 [497-498] 499-502 [blank, 2]. Collated and complete as issued. 9" x 61/2". Tight, unmarked copy with light wrinkling to head of spine panel and slightly bumped corners. Front panel of dust jacket with quarter-sized area of corner loss. A presentable copy of an important WWI history signed by a pivotal historical figure. Photographs of or additional information about this item are available on request. All inquiries answered promptly.

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        Les Helicidae de la Faune Francaise

      1929 - Whole book and plates in perfect condition. 484 pp. incl. 16 pls., linen bound Folio

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        Carry on Jeeves

      A L Burt 1929 - A fine copy in fine wrapper with one short closed tear.Some of the early titles have 3-4 different wrappers but I only know of one for this title.A wonderful copy of this fragile wrapper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beyond the Threshold.

      London: Curwen Press, 1929. Presentation copy inscribed by Charles Ricketts to 'his old friend' Sturge Moore. Translated from the French and with 5 full page illustrations by Charles Ricketts. 27 x 18 cms. Original binding designed by Charles Ricketts of full red morocco with geometric, circular and floral tooling and ruling in gilt to both boards, spine with gilt bands, circles and dots and title in gilt, signed CR at the foot of both boards. Inscribed by Ricketts on the first blank to his great friend Thomas Sturge Moore Charles de Sousy Ricketts, the English artist, illustrator, designer, author and printer, is best known for his work as book designer and typographer with his Vale Press and his work in the theatre as a set and costume designer. His binding design on his own book is a really striking example of his work. This was an edition binding but done in very small numbers.

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS]
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        WESTERN MARYLAND RAILWAY BALTIMORE TERMINALS. [Cover title]

      Baltimore: Photography by The Hughes Co, 1929. 1st Edition. 3-Ring Binder of black pebbled cloth, gilt stamped lettering to front cover. 9" x 12". Minor wear to album: VG+. Photographs clear & sharp: Nr Fine - Fine.. 30 linen-backed, and captioned with typed labels, silver gelatin b/w photographs: 27 7-3/4" x 9-1/2", 3 panoramic, now hinged & folding, 9-1/2" x [up to] 45" Album visually documents Western Maryland Railway's new terminus & general cargo dock facilities at Tidewater terminal, Port Covington, placed into service October 15, 1929. Covering 22 acres of land, and 38 acres of water approach, which were dredged to a depth of 35' below mean low water, the facility had 476,000 square feet of covered floor area, with a storage capacity of 65,000 tons of freight. The facility could handle 7 large ocean going ships at one time. Cargo handling was accomplished by cargo masts & traveling cranes at all waterfronts. The images detail the divers aspects & views of the port facilities & docks, including ships loading/unloading freight at the docks, different aspects of the 'up-to-date' buildings [e.g., ventilation & exhaust capability], freight moving mechanisms [e.g., spiral chutes & cranes], etc, etc. Western Maryland Railway, primarily a coal & freight hauling operation, can trace its roots to the mid-19th C, and eventually grew to became a major coal transporter in Maryland, West Virginia & Pennsylvania. In the early 1980s, it merged with the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. "The Hughes Company, the photographers for this collection, was a commercial photography studio in Baltimore, Maryland which made photographs for corporations, the government, and private individuals. The company was founded by James F. Hughes (d. ca. 1903), who ... owned the company until the time of his death, when company employee James W. Scott bought the business from Hughes' widow. The business eventually passed to Scott 's son, Gaither Scott. The Hughes Company existed until the late 1970s, when Gaither Scott retired." [MHS] An outstanding, possibly unique, album documenting local pre-depression Baltimore history, as well as the capital improvement efforts of one of Maryland's major transportation firms.

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        LA ESPAÑA DEL CID

      Editorial Plutarco, Madrid 1929 - 1006 para dos tomos. Completa con fotografías y planos desplegables Encuadernación en pergamino con cuatro motivos medievales realizados por Ismael Garcia Zugasti Los dibujos son originales. Edición de 1.000 ejemplares.

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        CODIGO DE COMERCIO, EDICION OFICIAL, JULIAN VIANA RAZOLA 1929

      1929 - Madrid. Julian Viana Razola. 1829. 20X15. 3h+245p. Edición Oficial. 1a Edición del Codigo de Comercio. Raro. Ref 8.4 Biblioteca RGL. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE SOUTH POLAR TRAIL / The Log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

      London: Duckworth. Bound in original blue cloth with spine lettered in gilt. 1929. 1st edition. hb. 8vo, pp. 220. Joyce's is the principal firsthand account of the exploits of the Ross Sea shore party of Shackleton's 1914-17 expedition. . The endpapers have been replaced with similar new endpapers. Spine very cleverly re-backed and the original spine cloth re-laid - very difficult to detect. New headbands. The front board is a bit bowed. Cloth shows some soiling. Occasional spots of foxing to fore edges of text block. Contents quite bright. Errata slip laid-in at p. 31. A sturdy copy in good plus condition. Renard 821, Rosove 188.A1. .

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        Dark Star.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1929 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in black and red, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, edges lightly foxed; an excellent copy in the jacket with some shallow chips and nicks to extremities. First UK edition, first impression. it was first published in the US earlier the same year. From the publisher's archive, with their stamp to the title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Russland, Europa, Amerika: Ein architektonischer Querschnitt

      1929. MENDELSOHN, Erich. Russland, Europa, Amerika: Ein architektonischer Querschnitt. 223 pp. Illustrated with 100 full-page photogravures. Folio, 330 x 232 mm, bound in publisher's red, white, and gray cloth-backed boards, in a new red cloth box. Berlin: Rudolf Mosse Buchverlag, 1929.One of the two celebrated folios of architectural photographs compiled by Mendelsohn, himself an important architect. The 100 full-page photogravures are by Mendelsohn, Adolf Behne, E. O. Hopp?, Mumford, Grabar, Lukomskij, Hilbersheimer, Giedion, Hegemann, Kasweik, and others. Light wear to covers else a fine copy, with an early owner's signature in red crayon on front fly-leaf. Fotografia Publica 380.

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        The Sound and the Fury

      New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith,, 1929. Octavo. Original white cloth-backed patterned paper boards, titles to spine in black, top edge stained blue, patterned endpapers. Front hinge a little weak, residue from a bookplate having been removed on the front paste down, toning to boards, light wear to extremities. A very good copy. First edition, first printing. Author's fourth novel.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Dodsworth

      New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1929. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 377 pp. Bound in dark blue cloth with orange lettering and blocking on the front board and the spine. Price of $2.50 on front flap of dust jacket. First printing in the first issue dust jacket as per Ahearn (4th edition). An attractive copy, difficult to find in the first issue dust jacket. A small flaw (or possibly a small repair) to the top of the front hinge else about Fine in an attractive Very Good+ dust jacket with traces of edge wear, a couple of small closed tears to the top of the front panel, and some mild darkening to the spine panel.

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        The Seven Dials Mystery

      Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1929 - Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1929, first American edition, ink ownership inscription, original cloth, spine lightly faded, light surface soiling, dust-jacket, minor chipping and fraying to head and foot, 1" triangular loss to foot of upper panel, closed tear to head of upper panel with tape repair to verso, 8vo, New York, 1929. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Partners in Crime.

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, , 1929. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and front board in orange, patterned endpapers, top edge red. With the dust jacket. A few light marks to contents; an excellent copy in the jacket with some minor loss to head of spine and some shallow chips and nicks to extremities. First US edition, first printing. It was first published in the UK earlier the same year.

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        UNTITLED ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH [MAN, WOMAN, HORSE, LANDSCAPE]

      [ Paris: Ad. Braun & Co., 1929. Untitled lithograph. Image size 12 x 9 1/2" (30.48 x 24.1cm), with full margins. Fine, in lightly smudged archival matting. One of an edition of 250 impressions printed on Montval, signed in the plate, and in pencil in the lower right margin. Lovet- Lorski (Lithuanian/American 1894-1973), was a major contributor to the American Art Deco style of the 1920's. Although best known as a sculptor, in 1929 Braun & Co. published two portfolios of his lithographs, of which this lithograph was a component. The image is of a male figure in foreground struggling with a horse against a mountainous landscape. In the background a nude female figure stretches her arms overhead as the sun rises (or sets) behind her, and the sea goes from placid to sweeping waves. Late in life, after arthritis hampered his ability to sculpt, Lovet-Lorski returned to drawing and print-making. His work is held in the collections of the Luxembourg Museum, Paris; Petit Palais, Paris; Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris; British Museum, London; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; San Diego Fine Arts Society; Los Angeles Museum of Art; Seattle Art Museum; San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts; Boston University; and Columbia University.

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        THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV: ML# 151.1 (1929 FIRST MODERN LIBRARY EDITION) SPRING 1929, 159 Titles Listed on DJ; BALLOON CLOTH.

      New York: Random House, ML# 151.1, 1929 FIRST MODERN LIBRARY EDITION. - RARE SURVIVING CLASSIC, EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO FIND WITH DUST JACKET. DJ is Light Green with Red Trim; 95 cent price on inside flap; 159 Titles listed on back; two tiny chips on corners, another corner chip with short tear and one on top front middle (see scan). BOOK: Balloon cloth; Spine #5 is covered in maroon cloth with gold lettering and a large torchbearer on front and grapevine on spine; slight lean; Kent Endpapers. DOSTOYEVSKY was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. Dostoyevsky's literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmosphere of 19th-century Russia. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pansies

      P. R. Stephensen, London 1929 - Limited signed softcover edition of 500, this being #221. Card covers with original rice paper jacket. Rice paper has two small holes at spine, and is chipped at spine ends. Card covers are separating at spine from text block. Bookplate to inside cover, mild foxing to covers. Housed in original slipcase, which has tape repair and rubbing. Square unmarked copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: curtis paul books, inc.]
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