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        THE BISHOP MURDER CASE.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. - First edition. Presentation inscription by the author on the front fly leaf, "To Mr. John V. Cravins Jr., who would be without this copy of THE BISHOP MURDER CASE if Philo Vance had really switched the fatal wine glasses. Blood is thicker than water. S. S. Van Dine 2/21/29." Van Dine has also added the inked comment, "See page 334." On page 334 he has edited the text in ink at two places.Cloth is moderately soiled, lightly foxed, an old, small water stain is visible along the bottom margin of the first 25 pages, but not affecting the text, else a good copy in dust jacket, with light wear to the spine ends, and corners.The murders start with the body of Robin who is found with an arrow through the heart. A note found dealing with the murder was part of a nursery rhyme and signed by 'Bishop'. The only witness may have been Mrs. Drukker and Adolph, but they are not talking. As the murders progress, each one is accompanied by a nursery rhyme. It is up to Philo Vance to unravel the clues and unmask the identity of the murderer known as 'Bishop.' [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Look Homeward, Angel

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. First issue with textual errors on pages 308 and 506. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Gilt stamping to spine and spine cloth dulled. Gilt stamping on front board is sharp and bright. Light wear at spine ends, light mottling to cloth at rear. Pages toned. Evidence of bookplate removal from front paste down. A nicer copy than as normally found.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Eigenh. Manuskript (Fragment).

      O. O. u. D. - 2 SS. auf 2 Bll. Gr.-4to. Der Schlussabsatz seines zuerst 1929 erschienenen Aufsatzes "Die Angst des Ingenieurs" in einer neuen Fassung für den Sammelband "Verfremdungen I" (Frankfurt a. M., 1962); mehrere Zeilen vom Druck abweichend und mit zahlreichen Korrekturen. - "6. Soviel hier über einen merkwürdigen Fall von heute, erst recht von morgen. Über die Angst eines Ingenieurs und was sie ohne jede Überlastung mehrfach bedeuten mag. Armselig wäre es, wollte man sie mit irgend etwas Spukhaftem oder sogenannt Okkultem in Bezug [.] setzen. Steinerisches ist nichts dabei [.] Abgelehnt wurde ebenso, daß darin Kapital für den Okkultismus der besseren Herren sei, nämlich für den 'Untergang der Erde am Geist' oder für den 'Geist als Widersacher der Seele'. Der Ingenieur mag, obwohl politisch ein Sozialist, von dem modischen Klages und seinem 'Kosmogonischen Eros' vernommen haben, doch sein Chok war naiv [.] nicht reaktionär [.]". - Beiliegend 2 Typoskripte: eine vollständige Abschrift dieses Textes mit Korrekturen von fremder Hand (Satzvorlage, 1 S., gr.-4to) sowie eine verworfene Kurzfassung (¼ S., gr.-4to) mit einem eh. Vermerk von Ernst Bloch "weiter auf gleicher Seite [.]" (auf der Rückseite eine (irrige) Notiz von fremder Hand "Nicht in 'Verfremdungen I'!").

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Horse of the Desert. Introduction by Major-General James G. Harbord and Professor Henry Fairfield Osborn

      Derrydale Press, New York 1929 - First edition, no. 26 of 75 large paper copies signed by the author. Color frontispiece after Harrington Bird and three other color plates, 46 halftone plates, illustrations in text. xxvii, [3], 218 pp. 1 vols. Large 4to. One of the great large-format Derrydale Press titles of the 1920s, and a classic work on the Arabian horse, "the aristocrat of the equestrian world."A superior copy of the deluxe edition. Siegel 25; Frazier B-19-D; Podeschi 364 Full blue morocco with emblematic gilt tooling, t.e.g. by MacDonald. Fine Color frontispiece after Harrington Bird and three other color plates, 46 halftone plates, illustrations in text. xxvii, [3], 218 pp. 1 vols. Large 4to First edition, no. 26 of 75 large paper copies signed by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        History of the Skyscraper

      Paris: Archaeology and Architecture Press, 1929. Original. Hardcover. Good+, new binding is strong, page edges fragile and may have light stains or small tears. Ex-lib., with faint small circular stamps, inoffensive. Light discoloration at bottom page edges). Rebound, new half binding in black goat and gilt spine titles, original dark green cloth relaid onto strong boards with original gold cover ornamentation. Approx. 200 pp.; 134 bw plates, 72 pp. of text. Oversize and very heavy. Original edition. Includes information on the origin and evolution of the skyscraper, including skeleton construction and Classical, Gothic, and modern styles of architecture; Discusses the New York Building Zone Resolution and other city planning acts, and also poses the question "Should construction of skyscrapers be prohibited, encouraged, or simply guided and controlled?" (with thoughts by Thomas Hastings, Henry Curran, Harvey Wiley Corbett, and John Sloan); Oversized, approx. 14" x 18.5"

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        Louis D. Brandeis, A Biographical Sketch, With Special Reference to his Contributions to Jewish and Zionist History. With Full Text of His Addresses Delivered from 1912-1924

      Bloch Publishing Company, New York 1929 - Original cloth, a very good copy in a somewhat chipped dustjacket; with Brandeis's signature ("Louis D Brandeis") at the upper right hand of the title Seemingly Brandeis's personal copy of the biography by Jacob De Haas, the person responsible for Brandeis' conversion to Zionism, of whom it has been said that (possibly excepting President Wilson) "no man changed [Brandeis'] life so significantly" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        Report on Horne Zoological Corporation

      Los Angeles, 1929. 100 pp of typed documents and an additional 50 album leaves mounted with approximately 50 photographs (various sizes and processes), and various documents. Folio. Limp leatherette with title and recipient name stamped in gilt to upper cover. Large black quarter morocco clamshell box, gilt. 100 pp of typed documents and an additional 50 album leaves mounted with approximately 50 photographs (various sizes and processes), and various documents. Folio. "It is proposed that a COMPLETE ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS be opened to the public on a fifty cent admission basis, which is to be properly laid out as an attractive Zoological and Botanical Garden with the finest and largest private collection of animals, birds and reptiles to be seen anywhere on the continent..." The advent of the motion picture industry in California had many wide-ranging ramifications on the business world and one was that it created a new market for firms who traditionally supplied animals to circuses and zoos (both public and private, owned by the likes of William Randolph Hearst). This archive is a report by the Investment Auditors of California for the Horne Corporation that was looking to expand by establishing a zoological garden in the environs of Los Angeles. The Horne Corporation was the largest and most successful of its type at the time, apparently the only company in the US that could completely outfit a circus with both animals and show equipment. They were to purchase the Los Angeles Zoological Garden and Jungle Studio (for $250,000) and thereby sought to provide a similarly complete service to the film studios with both animals and suitable locations for film sets. The head of the company, I.S. Horne, for whom this report was compiled, commenced trading in animals from Kansas City (MO) around 1914. The range of animals at the their disposal included big game, birds, reptiles and many of the documents concern the prospect of importing reindeer from Alaska. The material is held in a presentation album and includes the certificate of incorporation in Wilmington, Delaware, May 13, 1929, as well as the by-laws of the corporation, minutes of the first meeting, the proposal for Los Angeles Zoological Garden and Jungle Studio and a balance sheet. At this stage the company had total assets of $57,700, & liabilities of $625,388.46; an enumeration of the various animals in inventory including wildebeest, sables, leopard, lynx, Rhodesian baboons, bushbaby, and a large aardvark. Of real interest are the plans for the park, including artist's impressions, which would be furnished with circus attractions, "Monkey Island", jungle setting for motion pictures, and an acknowledgment that "before the introduction of the motion picture industry, the art of showmanship was not quite so highly developed as it is today..." In fact, one of the first pictures they supplied animals for was - appropriately enough - Trader Horn, which was nominated for the 1931 Academy Award for Best Picture. On a more practical level, there is a "Descriptive Classification of Principal Commercial Wild Animals" which lists 340 different animals in some details. There is also an account of hunting wild animals in East Africa as well as a section on animals that have been trained to hunt by man. Furthermore there is also much correspondence which provides much insight into the game industry, its clients and the prospects for its future. Horne's venture subsequently became known as the World Jungle Compound, in Thousand Oaks, California, eventually being acquired by 20th Century Fox studios. This archive is a record of a new phase of the entertainment industry.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        foto-auge / oeil et photo / photo-eye. Fotos von Max Ernst, Andreas Feininger, Willi Baumeister, John Heartfield u. a.

      Akademischer Verlag Dr. Fritz Wedekind & Co 1929 - Taschenbuch mit Blindprägung auf dem Vorderdeckel. Einband und Kanten berieben, nachgedunkelt, etwas angeschmutzt. Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Rücken an den Rändern mit Farbarieb, mittig eine Fehlstelle, unten an einer Seite ca. 5 cm angerissen. Seiten nachgedunkelt, obere Ecke fast durchgängig leicht angeknickt, sonst gut erhalten, sauber und vollständig mit allen 76 Schwarz-Weiß-Abbildungen, feste Bindung. Taschenbuch, Akademischer Verlag Dr. Fritz Wedekind & Co 1929, 18 Textseiten + 76 Abbildungen. 690 g. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berliner Lesesalon]
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        THE GREATEST ADVENTURE

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc.,. [1929]. original decorated green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed.. A fine copy in bright, nearly fine pictorial dust jacket (designed by. Jack Perkins), with light rubbing to edges and light vertical crease. to spine panel. A quite superior example of this attractive, scarce. jacket. Signed or inscribed copies of Bell's early SF books are. uncommon, and this is a very nice example. (#147298). First edition. Presentation copy inscribed by Bell (signed as "John Taine") to Mrs. Arthur G. Archer dated 1 June 1955 on the half title page. Apparently one of Bell's personal file copies with "E. T. Bell / 30 Jan. 1929 / Pasadena, California" in his hand above his inscription to Archer. "Generally considered one of John Taine's better novels." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2154. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1116. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 741. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 190. Reginald 13964.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Extra-muros. Préface de Jules Romains. Lithographies originales de Georges Annenkoff.

      Paris, Au Sans Pareil, 1929, - in-4to, 188 p, illustrés de deux croquis dans le texte et de 26 lithographies originales en noir hors texte, reliure récente plein papier gaufré noir, pièce de titre rouge, couverture de la brochure originale cons. (Boulenaz, Vevey rel.) Bel exemplaire. with illustrations by Georges Annenkoff.russian painter, early 20th centuryÉdition originale de cette découverte de la banlieue de Paris, illustrée de 26 lithographies originales hors-texte par le peintre russe Georges ANNENKOFF. Préface de Jules Romains. Tirage : 270 ex. Celui-ci un des 220 num. sur vélin blanc. Bagnolet, Clichy, Villejuif., la banlieue parisienne vue par un artiste talentueux.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Courrier sud EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Nrf, 1929. Fine. Nrf, Paris 1929, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition, one of 697 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper, only large paper saprès 109 taxed back. Scattered spots affecting mainly guards, the stamp printed by way of bookplates topped the last guard. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 697 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers saprès 109 réimposés. Rousseurs éparses affectant principalement les gardes, tampon imprimé en guise d'ex-libris en tête de la dernière garde.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        TARZAN AND THE LOST EMPIRE

      New York: Metropolitan Books Publishers,. [1929]. original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black.. Lower front panel slightly bumped, a fine copy in fine dust jacket. with just a touch of edge rubbing and a hint of age-darkening to. spine panel with mild show through the white lettering. A very nice. copy. (#136724). First edition, first binding. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 327. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 122. Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Reginald 02325. Heins LE-2.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Signed Postcard by Gerda Maurus

      Ross Verlag, Berlin 1929 - Original, vintage photographic postcard. Signed by Gerda Maurus. 135 × 90 mm. A still from Fritz Lang's 1929 film, the Frau im Mond (The Girl in the Moon; or Women in the Moon), with Gustav von Wangenheim and Gerda Maurus. With the signature of the latter. Trace of mounting on verso. Overall in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        A Night Among the Horses.

      New York: Horace Liveright,, 1929. Octavo. Original gilt lettered black cloth spine, orange paper boards, untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Jacket partially price-clipped, peripheral nicks, chips, and short tears. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing. This is a revised version of Barnes's 1923 collection of short stories entitled A Book, adding three new stories foir this edition: 'A Little Girl Tells a Story to a Lady', 'Allen et Retour', and 'Passion'. The striking jacket design is by the American award-winning costume designer Lucinda Goldsborough (later Lucinda Ballard).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. („Köhler").

      Weimar, 4. Februar 1929. - 1½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. An eine namentlich nicht genannte Adressatin: „Leider kann die Direktion der Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Vorträge nicht veranstalten noch veranlassen, weil sie weder über einen Vortragsraum, noch über Mittel zur Honorierung von Vorträgen verfügt. Ich möchte Ihnen empfehlen, Ihre Anfrage entweder an die Staatliche Bauhochschule oder an die Hochschule für bildende Kunst zu richten, da beide Anstalten zahlreiche Vorträge auch in diesem Winter veranstaltet haben [.]". – Wilhelm Köhler, ein Freund und Förderer des Bauhauses, war Direktor der Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen in Weimar und habilitierte sich 1923 für Kunstgeschichte. „Seit 1924 a.o.Prof. in Jena, lehrte er 1932–34 als Professor der deutschen Kunst und Kultur an der Harvard University, wo er nach seiner Emigration (1934) bis 1953 tätig blieb. Köhler arbeitete vorwiegend über karolingische und mittelalterliche Kunst. Sein dreibändiges Werk ‚Die Karolingischen Miniaturen’ erschien 1930ff." (DBE).

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Le Scarabée d'or -

      Chez Martin Kaelin 1929 -, Paris - 1 volume In-4 78 pp. + suite de 38 planches Reliure plein maroquin vert. Dos lisse avec titre et auteur dorés. Petites épidermures sur les plats. Tête dorée. Dentelle dorée sur les remplis intérieurs et filets dorés sur les champs. Ébarbé. Gardes marbrées. Mors fragilisé. Couverture et dos conservés. Intérieur avec infimes rousseurs. Riche iconographie de Bernard NAUDIN composée de 38 illustrations, dont 35 hors-texte, et suite des 38 planches sur Arches. Dos éclairci, petits manques sur les plats, mais superbe état intérieur. TIRAGE LIMITE à 321 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci un des 40 sur vieux Japon à la forme avec une suite des illustrations sur Arches. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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        Painted Veils [18 Copies Only]

      New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First edition thus. Sumptuously bound by Bennet, NY in full rich crushed crimson morocco with exquisite Art Deco bent-line and star design on both covers and spine, lavish gilt dentelles and beautiful dark blue silk moire doublures as well as endsheets. One of only 18 copes for presentation by the artist Majeska (who contributed 12 full-page tinted illustrations (tissue-guarded with captions), and with this special issue, a special suite of 4 additional illustrations interspersed (tissue-guarded, but no captions). No copies for sale (stated on Notice tag). Copy #9, signed by the artist Majeska. 310pp., TEG, others untrimmed. A perfectly fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Das Blumenbuch (Volumes I - III)

      [Mainzer Presse, 1929-1930], [Mainz, Germany] - The idea for this work came from a trip Rudolph Koch took in Germany with his young children to gather wildflowers; he drew them, and then enlisted the help of his friend Fritz Kredel to make woodcuts from his drawings (from A Century for the Century by Hutner and Kelly). "Fritz Kredel learned his trade as assistant to Rudolph Koch, in Offenbach during the 1920's; by the time he left Germany he was a celebrated illustrator. The woodcut and pen and ink were his preferred mediums, and one of his masterpieces -- in collaboration with Koch -- was 'Das Blumenbuch' (''The Flower Book'') of 1929-30, for which Kredel cut more than 250 color flower illustrations in wood. Woodcuts, he felt, had a crispness and sharpness that could not be achieved in any other medium" (from a NY Times review of Centennial Exhibit of Kredel's work). The woodcuts were then hand-colored by Emil Wollner. ***DESCRIPTION: All text in German; each volume contains hand-colored plates printed on the rectos only, with each page displaying one flower, some arranged by season ("From Winter to Early Spring" and so on) or locale ("In the Meadow", etc); Table of Contents at the rear, a total of 250 plates between the three volumes. Limited edition of 1000 copies, unnumbered (which followed a special edition of only 20 copies); 12" tall. ***CONDITION: All three volumes in near fine condition with light wear to the head of the spines, some rubbing to one corner, and a very light, stray mark on the front of Volumes I and III. Volume II has duplicate plate numbers 167-170 bound in, no plates missing. Lacking slipcases. ***CITATION: A Century for the Century no. 20. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply, please contact seller for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Swan's Fine Books, IOBA]
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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE BUFFON AUGMENTEES PAR M.F. CUVIER DE DEUX VOLUMES SUPPLEMENTAIRE OFFRANT LA DESCRIPTION DES MAMMIFERES ET DES OISEAUX LE PLUS REMARQUABLES DECOUVERTS JUSQU'A CE JOUR. 29 VOLUMES (300 environ gravures)

      Chez F.D. Pillot, diteur, Salmon, libraire, Paris 1929 - Pagine: 9000 Circa . Illustrazioni: Environ 300 planches gravées en noir. . Formato: 8° . Rilegatura: 29 Cartonati con piatti marmorizzati, dorsi in pelle con incisi fregi, autore, numero volume e serie . Stato: Buono . Note epoca: 1832

      [Bookseller: Libreria Scripta Manent]
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        The Islamic Book.: A Contribution to its Art and History from the VII-XVIII Century.

      Number 2 of 375 copies only issued., Leipzig The Pegasus Press 1929 - Original cloth, gilt, spine faded. Minor wear to head and tail of spine, otherwise a very good copy. First edition 4to, pp.xxi, [3], 130, [4], 104 plates, some in colour, illustrations. With the ownership signature of Theron Johnson Damon, who taught at Robert College in Constantinople from 1906-1909 and continued to live in Constantinople as a correspondent for the Associated Press. He befriended Bernard Berenson, whom he accompanied on many buying expeditions throughout the Middle East. In 1929 Damon opened an antiquities shop in New York City, called Old and Near Eastern Art and Craft Work.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Eigenh. Brief m. U.

      Villeneuve, 4. II. 1929. - 8vo. 4 pp. Hübscher Brief an Maurice Delamain vom Verlagshaus Stock über Goethe und über die Brüder Jérôme (Ernest) und Jean Tharaud: „[ ] Je vous remercie de m’avoir envoyé un nouvel exemplaire des Lettres de Goethe à Mme de Stein. Les Affinités sélectives seraient certainement un livre intéressant à publier, bien qu’en le Goethe de ce temps – pleinement maître de son intelligence – la sève du sentiment commençât à se figer.Mais a-t-on jamais donné [ ] une bonne traduction des Lehrjahre de Wilhelm Meister? Il y a là un flot de ,poésie et vérité’. Surtout les premiers livres sont d’une beauté, d’une fraîcheur et d’une spontanéité, d’une richesse d’émotion et d’observation – qui me paraissent uniques dans l’œuvre de Goethe – (bien sûr en laissant à part les incomparables poésies). – Je suis convaincu que ce serait une découverte pour le grand public français.Vous voulez bien me parler d’Ernest Tharaud. Permettez-moi de vous répondre en quelques mots confidentiels. J’ai beaucoup aimé Ernest Tharaud (non son frère) et je conserve un souvenir affectueux de ces années, dont il me semble avoir imparfaitement rappelé l’amicale intensité, dans son livre sur Péguy. C’était pour lui et moi, des années difficiles; et nous nous sommes alors mutuellement aidés; il m’a et je lui ai témoigné une confiance entière. Cela ne peut s’oublier.D’autant moins ai-je compris son éloignement et son silence, depuis quatorze ans, lorsque j’étais livré à tant d’inimitiés. Quatorze ans de silence dont une grande épreuve. On ne retrouve plus après les hommes et les sentiments comme on les avait quittés. L’affection demeure peut-être, mais la confiance est blessée. Il y a dans ces conditions quelque peine à reprendre l’entretien interrompu. On ne peut plus se parler sans arrière-pensée. De plus, en quatorze ans, chacun de nous a marché. J’ai peur que nos chemins ne se soient beaucoup écartés.C’est pourquoi je ne croirais pas opportun de nous revoir. Mais puisque l’occasion s’en offre grâce à vous, je serai heureux qu’Ernest Tharaud sût que je lui garde ma gratitude de l’amitié d’autrefois [ ]" - Mit Eingangsstempel der Librairie Stock, Paris.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Good-Bye to All That, An Autobiography

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fair. First state, with Sigfried Sassoon poem on pp 341-343. 448 pp, in original salmon cloth with bright gilt lettering on the spine. Upper corners bumped, slight softening at spine ends, otherwise minimal wear. Small label of bookseller Philip Duschnes on rear pastedown. Dust jacket is heavily chipped along the top edge and both ends of the spine, has a closed tear and small loss to the middle of the spine panel, and old internal tape repairs, including a large chip at the corner inexpertly re-attached. Rear flap is blank. One of the most important and poignant memoirs of the First World War.

      [Bookseller: Walkabout Books, ABAA]
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        US Steel Products Company Aerial Tramway Photograph Collection, Circa 1900-1935

      Very Good with no dust jacket. Ephemera. A collection of photographs and negatives from the US Steel Products Company that constructed aerial tramways in the early 1900s. The photographs are in envelopes labeled by company, with over 70 operations listed, mostly mining and logging companies, some still in existence today. Also included is a set of indexed file cards of potential clients spanning several decades. The cards list the status of tramway projects, records of sales catalogs mailed out, and other information on sales leads. A separate folder contains several more prints and three postcards of European people-moving tramways, postmarked at the Hotel Astoria, Leipzig, 1929. The postcards are from M. P. Morrison, who filed a 1929 patent application related to tramways. The photo envelopes contain a mix of full-size negatives and prints, generally good and sometimes excellent in quality and contrast, in very good condition, mostly 3"x5". Some contain brief content notes, notes and labels written on the negatives, or dates. Non-tramway photograph subjects are also interspersed throughout the collection, with people and historic buildings from the mining town of Weaverville, California and Eagle, Fortymile, and Seldovia in Alaska, hikers at the tops of Mount Baldy and Mt. Hood in the Cascades, and women at the Rawley Mine in Colorado. Other scenes show tree jacks on giant trees, men loading ore buckets and moving lumber, men shoveling in deep snow trenches for the Crown Willamette Paper Company tramway, and men on horses. There are many well-composed machinery shots with good contrast in addition to many, many tower and tram line views, with close-ups of the tramway engineering details and the wire rope used. US Steel worked with the Trenton-Bleichert design for aerial tramways, on systems often many miles long on steep grades. This collection provides an in-depth look at these massive engineering projects as well as a personal glimpse of the people of the lumber camps and mining towns. ; .

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        L?Armée Suisse. Ses origines et traditions, son état présent, sa raison d?être.

      Genève, SADEA 1929. - 4°. 254 SS., 1 Bl. Reich illustriert mit (Farb-)Tfn., Abbn., Tabn. OLn. (min. schwach stockfleckig). Etwas Alters- u. Gebrauchsspuren. Gesamthaft recht gutes Exemplar. Durchaus nützliches Werk, das im Rahmen des möglichen auch systematische empirische Daten präsentiert zu Heeres- und Truppenstärken, -Zusammensetzungen und -organisatorischen Aspekten, unterstützt von mehreren Farbtafeln und über 340 Textillustrationen in recht guter (Druck-) Qualität. Dieser Titel ergänzt in sinnvoller Weise diejenigen von Karl Egli (Schweizer Heereskunde. Zürich 1912, 2. Aufl. 1916) und Karl Brunner (Heereskunde der Schweiz. Zürich 1938). Sprache: fr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Franz Kühne Antiquariat und Kunsthandel]
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        Buddenbrooks. Verfall einer Familie. Roman. 2 Bde. Berlin, S. Fischer 1901. 4to. 566,539 S. Hellgrüne Orig.-Leinenbde. mit Jugendstildekor, Rücken- u. Deckeltitel.

      0 - Erstausgabe. "Buddenbrooks" ist das früheste unter den großen Werken Thomas Manns und gilt heute als der erste Gesellschaftsroman in deutscher Sprache von Weltgeltung. 1929 erhielt Thomas Mann dafür den Nobelpreis. Als Vorlage diente die eigene Familiengeschichte. Schauplatz des Geschehens ist seine Heimatstadt Lübeck, ohne das der Name der Stadt ausdrücklich erwähnt wird. Der Verkauf des Buches war anfangs schleppend. Der für die damalige Zeit sehr hohe Preis von 14 Mark behinderte den Absatz. Heute ist es das meistverbreitete Werk des Autors. Sehr schönes Exemplar in originaler Bindung. - Potempa D1. - Wilpert/Gühring 2/3. - Bürgin 1.2. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Quotation signed ("Benghabrit"). In French, signatures in French and Arabic.

      Paris., 22. V. 1929. - Folio. 1 page. On uncut wove paper, bearing the Schoellers-Parole blind embossed seal, margins uncut. The original autograph contribution of Si Kaddour Benghabrit to the Committee of the World League for Peace (Ligue Mondiale pour la Paix), a remarkable organization formed in 1925 with close ties to the League of Nations. The Committee itself was composed of such notaries as Queen Elizabeth of Belgium, King Carol II of Romania, John D Rockefeller, Marie Curie, and Albert Einstein, who personally gathered the present manuscripts over the course of seven years (1925-32). Among the public figures who contributed to the project were dignitaries from the newly-created League of Nations' member states. "Rebellion sleeps in the heart of man, may he be cursed who awakens it'. Thus spoke our Prophet. This is still the living doctrine of modern Islam. How could it not prefer the pure and simple joys of peace to the torments and dark nights of war! [Signed] Benghabrit". Si Khaddour Benghabrit rose to prominence under the French regime in Morocco . He is also remebered for his courage in saving the lives of the many Jews during the Second World War by disguising them as Muslim members of his Paris mosque - somewhere between 500 and 1600 people were saved from deportation in this way, and the Medal of Justice has been awarded to the descendants of Benghabrit by the Yad Vashem Memorial. Pax Mundi. Livre d'or de la paix. Enquete universelle de la Ligue mondiale pour la paix sous le haut patronage de son comite d'honneur avec l'approbation de la Societe des nations, du Bureau international du travail et de la Cour permanente de justice internationale. Geneve, Societe paxunis, 1932. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Deux fragments d' une histoire universelle 1992

      Paul Hartmann 1929 Maurois, André. (Paris), Paul Hartmann, 1929. Deux fragments d' une histoire universelle 1992. In - 8°, cartoncino edit. (2 bb.), 106, (4) pp. con 17 incisioni all' acquaforte di Jean Bruller stampate a colori. Curiosa opera avveniristica (Premiere édition interplanetaire...) Edizione di 365 esemplari << sur vélin de Rives blanc (es. n° 353). Ottima conservazione. Uff. Mob. 3. E' possibile effettuare un piccolo sconto.

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        Partners In Crime SIGNED COPY

      New York.: Dodd Mead and Co., 1929. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Facsimile. A very good copy and SIGNED as follows "With Love From Agatha" on the ffep. No inscriptions or tears. 277 age toned pages with light scattered foxing. Outer boards in blue cloth with red type and decorative front cover. Art deco design end papers (confirming this to be a First USA Edition) Boards and spine marked Now protected by a fine matching facsimile dust jacket in protective cover. Writing to front paste down under front flap of jacket. One rear blank page removed. Top edges red.Front edge untrimmed. Small damp stain to top of first few pages, not affecting any text. Binding tight. Stitching showing at rear boards. Apart from being an extremely scarce first edition copy, the book is made more collectable by the fact that it has been inscribed by the author, suggesting that the original owner was known personally by Agatha Christie.

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        The Martyrdom of St. Saturus

      1929. No.1 of 10 proofs signed by the artist. Original proof wood engraving, being No. 1 of 10 signed and numbered by the artist in pencil. Image size c. 11 x 8 cms. Framed. This image was engraved for The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity, published in 1930. Physick 559

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        Eigenh. Brieffragment mit U.

      O. O., 24./25. Juli 1929. - ½ S. 8vo. An die französische Germanistin Germaine Goblot betr. einer Begegnung in den Sommermonaten. &#150; Kraus habe eine Woche in Böhmen zu tun und wolle hernach nach auf der Île de Porquerolles, der größten Insel von Hyères, etwas ausspannen: &#132;Bitte, sehr geehrtes Fräulein Goblot, wissen Sie in der dortigen Gegen von einem Punkt, wo es Wasser, Ruhe und etwas Grün gibt, das ich in diesem Sommer &#150; außer dem vom Vorgarten der französischen Gesandtschaft, an dem ich täglich vorbeigehe &#150; noch nicht gesehen habe. Wenn nun dergleichen nicht zu weit von dem Ort wäre, wo Sie sich aufhalten (aber die Garonne ist wohl ein großes Gebiet), dann wäre vielleicht die Begegnung vor dem September möglich. Jedenfalls bitte ich Sie auch um die Freundlichkeit, mir mitzuteilen, ob Sie die Reise nach Wien &#150; was sucht man da nur! &#150; verschieben könnten. Wenn sogleich abgesandt, würde Ihre Nachricht mich noch in Wien (IV. Lothringerstraße 6, Tür 2) erreichen. Hoffentlich konnten Sie meine Schrift, mit der nur meine Setzer umgehen können, lesen. Die Vermeidung der deutschen Schrift, die ich sonst schreibe, möge die Unhöflichkeit wettmachen, daß ich nicht in französischer Sprache erwidert habe [.]". &#150; Kraus&#146; Übersetzerin hatte in diesem Jahr in der &#132;Revue d&#146;Allemagne" den Aufsatz &#132;Karl Kraus et la lutte contre la barbarie moderne" veröffentlicht. &#150; Bl. 2 eines Doppelblattes; eine Volltranskription des gesamten Briefes beiliegend.

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

      Grand Rapids, MI: The Dean-Hicks Company, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 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.

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        Maritime Miscellanies: Nine separate articles on maritime subjects, reprinted from various scholarly journals

      v.p., 1929. 1 vols. 8vo. Original printed wrappers, two with a little edge wear, overall fine; bound together in blue cloth, gilt titled spine, with Morison's bookplate on front pastedown. 1 vols. 8vo. Morison's Own Copies of His Maritime Offprints, Two on Melville. Morison has written the titles and dates of the various publications on the volume's front free endpaper. Included are: The Commerce of Boston on the Eve of Revolution (1922) (with Morison's notes on the title page); A Yankee Skipper in San Domingo, 1797 (1916); The India Ventures of Fisher Ames, 1794-1804 (1927); Nova Albion and New England (1927); New England and the Opening of the Columbia River Salmon Trade, 1830 (1927) (with portions of two TLS from A.P. Taylor, Librarian, Archives of Hawaii); Notes from Maine (1929); Forcing the Dardanelles in 1810 (1928) (with an ALS from Princeton Historian Walter L. Wright, Jr.); Melville's "Agatha" Letter to Hawthorne (1929); Journal of Melville's Voyage in a Clipper Ship (1929). Samuel Eliot Morison (1887-1976) taught at Harvard from 1915-1955. He was the author of books about the University, and New England, and, most notably, a series of important works on naval history. These include his biography of Columbus, Admiral of the Ocean Sea which won the 1942 Pulitzer Prize, and the 15 volume History of the United States Naval Operations in World War II, of which he was the official navy historian. He was, with Henry Steele Commager, co-author of The Growth of the American Republic. He won a second Pulitzer in 1959 for John Paul Jones: A Sailor's Biography. Morison was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1964.

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        Die Böttcherstrasse.

      Bremen, Anglsachsen-Verlag, 1928-1929. - Internationale Zeitschrift. Herausgegeben von Ludwig Roselius unter Mitwirkung von Bernhard Hoetger und Georg Eltzschig und unter Redaktion von Albert Theile. Jahrgang 1, Heft 1-12 und Register sowie Jahrgang 2, Heft 2. 4°. 12 farbillustr. OVorderdeckel in 3 Hpergamentbdn. mit Buntpapierbezügen und goldgepr. Rsch. sowie 1 illustr. OKart. (Gebrauchsspuren). XVII SS., 1 Bl. Register, je Heft 40-60 SS. mit sehr zahlr. teils farbigen u. mont. Abb. Sprache: Deutsch, Erste Ausgabe. - Legendäre Kulturzeitschrift der Weimarer Republik. Auf verschiedenen Kunstdruckpapieren und Pappen gedruckt und mit vielen einmontierten Bildern oder typographischen Proben. Mit Texten von Konrad Adenauer, Josef Albers, Julius Bab, Hermann Bahr, Max Brod, Le Corbusier, Alfred Döblin, Kasimir Edschmid, Willy Haas, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Arthur Holitscher, C. G. Jung, Oskar Loerke, Anatolij Lunatscharskij, Curzio Malaparte, Erich Mendelssohn, Carl Sternheim, Georg Trakl, Emil Utitz, Georg von der Vring, Carl Zuckmayer, Stefan Zweig u.a. Unter den Illustrationen eine ganzseitige mont. Zeichnung von George Grosz. - Dietzel-H. I, 372. - Ein Vorsatz geknickt, sonst tadelloses Exemplar. - Es erschienen nur das Hefte 1 in Jahrgang II. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Störungen des Trieb- und Affektlebens (Die parapathischen Erkrankungen), 10 Bände.

      Berlin und Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg / Leipzig, Wien, Bern, Verlag der psychotherapeutischen Praxis, 1922 - 1929. - Hauptwerk des österreichischen Arztes und Psychoanalytikers Wilhelm Stekel (1868 - 1940). Stekel war zunächst in seiner Wiener Praxis, die er 1894 eröffnete, als Allgemeinmediziner tätig, wandte sich aber unter dem Einfluß Freuds, den er um 1891 kennengelernt hatte, früh der Psychoanalyse zu. Dabei entwickelte er eine eigene Therapieform, die so genannte "Aktive Psychoanalyse", in der er die unbewußten inneren Konflikte seiner Patienten auf direktem Wege anzusprechen und offenzulegen versuchte. Nach dem "Anschluß" Österreichs 1938 floh Stekel über die Schweiz nach England und betrieb in London eine psychoanalytische Privatpraxis. Stekels in zehn Bänden erschienenes Hauptwerk, die "Störungen des Trieb- und Affektlebens", wurden ins Englische, teilweise auch ins Französische und Niederländische übersetzt und - in den USA - bis in die siebziger Jahre hinein immer wieder neu aufgelegt. Alle Bände mit zahlreichen anschaulich geschilderten Fallanalysen. Alle Bände - bis auf Bd. V - mit Sachregister und Autorenregister. Einige Bände im Abbildungen und Illustrationen. Bände im Einzelnen: Bd. I. Nervöse Angstzustände und ihre Behandlung. Vierte, vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage, 1923, 685 S. Bd. II. Onanie und Homosexualität. (Die homosexuelle Parapathie). Dritte, verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage, 1923, 600 S. Bd. III. Die Geschlechtskälte der Frau. (Eine Psychopathologie des weiblichen Liebeslebens). Dritte, verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage, 1927, 557 S. Bd. IV. Die Impotenz des Mannes. (Die psychischen Störungen der männlichen Sexualfunktion). Zweite, vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage, 1923, 572 S. Bd. V. Psychosexueller Infantilismus (Die seelischen Kinderkrankheiten der Erwachsenen). Mit 8 Textabbildungen, 1922, 616 S. Bd. VI. Impulshandlungen. (Wandertrieb, Dipsomanie, Kleptomanie, Pyromanie und verwandte Zustände). Mit 4 Textabbildungen, 1922, 520 S. Bd. VII. Der Fetischismus. Dargestellt für Ärzte und Kriminalogen. Mit 54 Abbildungen im Text, 1923, 603 S. Bd VIII. Sadismus und Masochismus. Für Ärzte und Kriminologen dargestellt, 1925, 765 S. Bd. IX. Zwang und Zweifel. (Für Ärzte und Mediziner dargestellt). Erster Teil, 1927, 623 S. Bd. X. Zwang und Zweifel. (Für Ärzte und Mediziner dargestellt). Zweiter Teil, 1927, 672 S. de 15000 Bände partiell leicht berieben sowie leicht angestaubt; Buchrücken etwas nachgedunkelt bzw. leicht gebräunt. Sonst gutes Exemplar dieses sehr seltenen Grundlagenwerkes der Psychoanalyse, das als vollständiges Ensemble sonst kaum noch erhältlich ist. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Vollständiges Werk in 10 Bänden. Hellgraue Original-Ganzleinenbände mit schwarzgeprägten Rücken- und Deckeltiteln und Farbkopfschnitt.

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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. Unterschrift

      Konstantinopel, 31. X. 1929. - Gr.-4to. 1 ¼ p. An seinen Anwalt Gérard Rosenthal über die 1929 von Trotzki mitbegründete trotzkistische Zeitung &#132;La Verité": &#132;La Vérités'améliore visiblement. On voit que les articles pour la plupart sont écrits avec attention et soigneusement. Je vous ai déjà écrit quelques impressions dans ma lettre précédente. Pour préciser mes idées sur son contenu, je vous dirai quelques mots cette fois sur la bibliographie. Les articles d'A.A. sont très bons et très utiles, mais par le choix des livres et par la manière de les critiquer plus appropriés à une revue marxiste qu'à un hebdomadaire politique. On préférerait voir dans les colonnes bibliographiques de laVéritédes articles sur lesCahiers du bolchevisme, sur laRevue marxiste, sur l'Humanitémême, et sur d'autres journaux du parti; naturellement, aussi sur toutes les éditions du Komintern, du Profintern, de la C.G.T.U, etc.Je crois que par l'intermédiaire de la presse, [des éditions mêmes] et d'autres éditions du parti on pourrait mettre en lumière les traits essentiels de l'activité toute entière du parti. Les Cahiers pompeux du bolchevisme avec leur papier de luxe, leurs vignettes originales, etc., démontrent la richesse matérielle et la pauvreté idéologique d'une manière éclatante et même écoeurante. Je crois aussi que l'on devra donner deux ou trois articles sur l'Humanitéen les comparant avec les souscriptions précédentes par villes, régions, etc. C'est un travail minutieux, encombrant, mais il peut donner des résultats d'une importance tout à fait singulière sur les changements de l'influence du parti, sur la composition des sympathisants, etc. Sans des études pareilles (aussi par et sur les syndicats) notre critique restera abstraite et parfois même vide.Je parlais dans une de mes lettres à Naville de la nécessité de diviser sérieusement le travail entre laVéritéet laLutteen en formant un organisme unique. Le camarade Naville me répond que pour cela il faut une organisation unique, ce qui est entièrement juste. Malheureusement je ne vois pas par le journal lui-même ni par les lettres comment on s'y prend pour aboutir à cette organisation unique composée avant tout d'ouvriers actifs.Maintenant quelques mots au «maître». Je vous ai envoyé une lettre ennuyeuse sur mes relations avec Rieder. J'ai omis d'y mentionner que Paz lui a accordé le droit de traduction pour les pays européens, à l'exception de l'Allemagne et de l'Angleterre. Rieder retient, dans ce cas, 40% des sommes payées à l'auteur. C'est une piraterie. Il est juste vrai que les éditeurs français pratiquent cette piraterie normalement envers les jeunes écrivains en abusant de leurs besoins d'être introduits par les voies de la «franc-maçonnerie» internationale des éditeurs. Mais sans parler de ce que j'ai aucun besoin de la protection de Rieder devant ses semblables en Hollande et en Tchécoslovaquie, j'ai reçu un tas de propositions incomparablement plus favorables. J'ai transmis il y a quelques jours à Rieder une proposition analogue d'une société anglo-allemande, qui n'émet pas la prétention de retenir plus de 15% (au lieu des 40% de Rieder). Dans ce cas-ci je suis lié par le traité et Rieder a le droit formel de transporter ce paragraphe dans le nouveau traité. Mais vous pourrez tout de même essayer de faire une certaine pression sur cette matière problématique qui lui sert de conscience.Quant à mon livre sur l'Internationale j'apprends inopinément que toute l'affaire est entre les mains de Madeleine Paz. Je vous envoie ci-joint sa lettre et ma réponse pour vous mettre au courant. Je ne vous encombrerais pas de cette question qu'il ne s'agissait que d'une question personnelle. D'ailleurs je vous fais une proposition «commerciale»: les honoraires dus à un avocats dans un cas pareil, nous les déposerons à moitié dans la caisse de laVéritéet dans celle de laLutte." - Der türkische Staat unter Atatürk gewährte Trotzki 1929 politisches Asyl. Er verbrachte die Jahre zwischen 1929 und 1933 auf der Insel Büyükada in der [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        WHISPERS FROM ETERNITY

      Los Angeles Yogoda and Sat-Sanga 1929. Universal Scientific Prayers and Poems First printing Signed and inscribed by Yogananada; 238 pages plus twelve page Table of Contents and four pages of ads; Bound in leatherette with gilt titles and emblem; Marbled end-papers; Printed on 'Bible Paper' with all edges gilt Cloth bound in near very good condition; Seam cracked front and back inside end papers; Spine front spine edge cracked, possbly has been repaired; Small part, top and bottom of spine missing.

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        The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

      Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon, 1929. Inscribed by the publisher to two different owners, the first being the printer of Jones's engravings. With ten copper engravings by David Jones. One of 400 numbered copies, this copy unnumbered and written in Cleverdon's hand and monogrammed "this copy is for presentation". The total edition was 470) Folio, original cream cloth-backed boards, uncut. Spine slightly darkened, corners slightly worn where bumped but generally a very good, bright copy. A great edition of the Ancient Mariner which combines Jones's profound illustrations with a fitting Arrighi typeface. It was beautifully printed by The Fanfare Press for Douglas Cleverdon. Inscribed by Cleverdon in 1929 to Walter Colls, who printed the copper plates in the book "with sincere thanks for his collaboration. He then inscribed it again in 1981 to the new owner, the literary agent Giles Gordon.

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        Golf and Country Clubs

      New York: William Helburn, Inc, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio. 51 p. with 157 plates of black & white photographs and plans. First edition, first printing. About Very Good condition. Clean pages. Stain on front cover along bottom edge. Corners bumped. Gift inscription on paste down, bookplate on ffep. Tear in rear endpaper. Blue cloth worn at head and tail (color possibly corrected there) and worn along edge of spine and fore edge. A solid copy of a scarce work documenting the architecture and interiors of 1920s American country and golf clubs.

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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND --- & --- THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE Miniature Edition

      Macmillan & Co. London. 1929. TWO VOLUMES. 8vo, (6.2 x 4.2 inches). Both volumes are beautifully Illustrated throughout, with forty-two and fifty line engravings respectively, by John Tenniel. Bright, clean copies, finely bound, by Riviere & Son, in early full red calf bindings. Double gilt ruled borders with decorative corner flourish on boards with central illustrations of the March Hare on Alice and the Red Queen on Looking Glass front boards. Spines with raised bands, each with gilt piping. The compartments double ruled and fully decorated in gilt. Green and tan title labels and dark blue Author name labels, ruled and lettered in gilt. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Turn-ins with fully gilt decorative borders. Attractive previous owner's bookplate on the front paste down endpapers. Both spines are just a little faded but these are a very good attractive pair of these classic children's books.

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        Encyclopédie des Métiers d'Art: Décoration Moderne: Tome II

      Paris: Albert Morance, [1929]. Near fine in boards, with rubbing to the extremities, with a ribbon enclosure. Plates lightly toned, but in near fine condition overall.. First Edition. Quarto. One of two volumes; only volume two is offered here. Striking portfolio of over one hundred loose plates devoted to early-twentieth-century developments in modern design, featuring images of office and domestic interiors, furniture, posters, and other graphic materials. Includes two original pochoir plates, as well as photographs and black-and-white reproductions of work by Alexey Brodovitch, Jean Carlu, Sonia Delaunay, Francis Jourdain, and Laszló Moholy-Nagy, among others. A companion to the two-volume set on decorative arts, published by Albert Morance. Text in French. A beautiful document of modern design, with a diverse variety of examples from some of the era's seminal figures.

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        Clos joli Etudes de fleurs et fruits EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Charles Moreau, 1929. Fine. Charles Moreau, Paris 1929, 32x35,5cm, 2 volumes en reliures de l'éditeur sous étui. - first edition printed 325 copies, ours unjustified. Binders Editor half carton blue sky flexible, smooth and silent back sand cloth, a thumbnail of a sized pink at the center of the first flat of the first volume, a thumbnail showing a pear in the center of the first flat of the second volume. Illustrated book of 100 watercolors inset reproduced by Daniel Jacomet. Introduction of William Janneau. Pleasant copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 325 exemplaires, le nôtre non justifié. Reliures de l'éditeur en demi cartonnage souple bleu ciel, dos lisses et muets de toile sable, une vignette représentant une rose encollée au centre du premier plat du premier volume, une vignette représentant une poire au centre du premier plat du second volume. Ouvrage illustré de 100 aquarelles hors-texte reproduites par Daniel Jacomet. Introduction de Guillaume Janneau. Agréable exemplaire.

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