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        Histoire des arts anciens de la Chine. I- La période Préhistorique, L'époque Tcheou, L'époque Tch'ou et Ts'in, II- L'époque Han et les six Dynasties, III- La sculpture de l'époque Han à l'époque Ming, IV- L'architecture

      Les Editions G. van Oest, 1929, Buckram, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First French EditionSize: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, Ce livre est écrit en français, pas en anglais. "Édition originale de cet ouvrage considérable sur l'histoire et l'archéologie chinoises. Les 476 planches photographiques en héliotypie portent pour la plupart plusieurs figures montrant des objets de mobilier : poteries, chaudrons, cloches, garnitures en bronze, pièces de chars en bronze, objets en jade, miroirs, broches, bijoux, lampes, sculptures, monuments et détails d'architecture, etc. Rare exemplaire complet des 4 volumes." The complete set of four volumes. The first two volumes published in 1929, the second two in 1930. With descriptions and an introductory essay by Osvald Sirén. Vol. I, La période Préhistorique, L'époque Tcheou, L'époque Tch'ou et Ts'in; Vol. II, L'époque Han et les six Dynasties; Vol. III La sculpture de l'époque Han à l'époque Ming; Vol. IV L'architecture. Printed and bound in Tours, France by L'imprimerie Arrault. Heliotypes by A. Faucheaux in Cheles, France. Modern heavy-duty bindings of red buckram, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering and rules to the spines. The bindings are immensely clean and with no apparent scuffing or rubbing. Generally unbumped spine heads and tails, and with sharp corners. All text blocks firmly bound in. Small folio. 12.5 x 9 inches. Vol. I with vi and 95 numbered pages of text and with 108 plates. Vol. II with 119 numbered pages of text and with 120 plates. Vol. III with 105 numbered pages of text and with 128 plates. Vol. IV with 100 numbered pages of text and with 120 plates. All plates in B&W on heavy stock. As to each volume very occasional and very small spotting, almost never on the plate pages and then generally in the margins. Overall an immensely clean set of volumes. Very gently read. A Near Fine to Very Good Plus set. One would be hard put to find a finer set. Thanks due to Hordern House Rare Books for the following commentary: "Scarce and historically important set documenting the art and architecture of China, including hundreds of photographic plates from the author's personal archive. Osvald Sirén (1879-1966) was a pre-eminent sinologist and art historian of his generation. After completing a thesis on the European Renaissance, Sirén was drawn to oriental art through a personal interest in Theosophy. So began a life-long interest, of which Histoire des Arts Anciens de la Chine is a crowning achievement. Sirén was appointed professor at Stockholm University, although he lectured little and preferred to communicate through published works. Furthermore, like many art historians of the era, he advised private collectors and acquired artworks of significance during his travels in China. Sirén visited China several times between the wars, traveling widely and documenting remote and inaccessible sites. The present work reproduces many of the author's photographs, and as such forms a unique visual archive of Chinese art and architecture. (Sadly, some of the sites documented in this series, including remote shrines and Buddhist wall paintings, did not survive the ravages of the cultural revolution.)"

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        Dodsworth

      Harcourt Brace and Company 1929 - Harcourt Brace and Company, New York 1929. First Edition / First Printing. Stated Published March 1929, no additional printings. Blue cloth boards. Rare first issue jacket priced at $2.50 with no reviews at the front flap. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, tight spine. Light age toning, light shelf wear, spots at the top edge. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, age toning, chipping at the spine. Tears at the front panel. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Look Homeward, Angel A Story of the Buried Life

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1929. Octavo. Original dark blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a purple leather solander box. Slight bumping to ends of spine, in the dust jacket with light wear to corners and ends of spine, short closed tear along rear panel top edge and rear top corner, hint of toning to panels. A very attractive copy. First edition, first printing, in the first issue dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The South African Jewish Year Book , Directory of Jewish Organisation and Who's Who in South African Jewry 1929, 5689-90

      South African Jewish Historical Society, 1929, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st Editionthe boards are shelf worn and there are a few small tears in the cloth. the spine has been repaired.the book has no inscriptions and the binding is excellent. a couple of small marks on the front end page Quantity Available: 1. Category: Judaica; Inventory No: wh51.

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        The Bride's House

      New York: Brentano's, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. New York: Brentano's, 1929. First Edition, preceding the trade edition. Copy #238 of a limited 300 copies signed by Dawn Powell, bound in vellum with gilt decoration to spine. Near Fine. Slight browning and light rubbing to the vellum covered boards. Light bump to bottom inner corner. A very lovely copy, with most pages remaining uncut.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Etchings and Drypoints by Frank W. Benson. An illustrated and descriptive catalogue ... Volume Four

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company [Printed at the Riverside Press], 1929. No 62 of 600 copies. With descriptions and reproductions of 62 plates by Benson, plus an original etched frontispiece "Flying Pintail" signed by him. 1 vols. 4to. Original gray paper covered boards, beige linen spine with printed label. Label scuffed, else very good. A well-produced survey of the great etcher's work, dealing primarily with wildfowl. The Flying Pintail etching, original to this volume, is item 275 in the catalogue and was produced in 1927.

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        The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge

      Cosmopoitan Book Corporation 1929 - Limited to 100 copies, this is #877, SIGNED by Calvin Coolidge on the limitation page. The corners are bumped and there is a 3/8" split to the lower area of the front joint. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        Paroles (1923-1927)

      Les cahiers du sud 1929 - - Les cahiers du sud, Marseille 1929, 14x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 400 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, seul tirage avec 6 Japon et 12 Hollande. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à "Raymond et Janine Quéneau (sic) leur ami." Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice de Max Ernst. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 400 numbered copies on alfa alone draw with Japan 6 and 12 Holland. Precious autograph signed by the author "Raymond Queneau and Janine (sic) their friend ." Illustrated book with a frontispiece of Max Ernst. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        A FAREWELL TO ARMS

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1929. First British Edition. First Impression. Octavo; magenta cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; 350pp. Gentle sunning to spine, top edge slightly dusty, with some faint offsetting to endpapers; clean throughout - Very Good+. Dustjacket is spine-sunned, lightly edgeworn, with a rather ambitious horizontal price-clip to lower edge of front flap; Very Good+. Set during the Italian campaign of World War I, Hemingway's novel centers on a love affair between two expatriates set against the backdrop of the war, cynical soldiers, and the displacement of populations. Basis for two notable film adaptations: the Oscar-winning Frank Borzage film (1932), starring Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes and Adolphe Menjou, and the 1957 Charles Vidor picture starring Rock Hudson and Jennifer Jones. Hanneman A35.a.

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        Said Bin Sultan (1791-1856) Ruler of Oman and Zanzibar. His place in the History of Arabia and East Africa.

      London, Alexander-Ouseley, (1929).. 8vo. XVIII, 200 pp. With half-title, frontispiece portrait, 5 black-and-white plates, folding map and "Genealogical table of members of the Al Bu Said dynasty". Publisher's original green cloth, title gilt on spine & upper cover, Said bin Sultan name gilt in Arabic on upper cover.. Rare first edition: presentation copy to Chaim Weizmann from Said-Ruete, inscribed: "To Dr. Ch. Weizmann / a token of esteem and sympathy / from / the Author. / XII. 29 / He makes no friend / Who never made a foe. / Tennyson". Said-Ruete was the son of Princess Salma (1844-1924), daughter of Sayyid Sai'id ibn Sultan (1791-1856), ruler of Oman and Zanzibar. The Princess married Friedrich Ruete, a clerk in the German embassy, and lived for 52 years as a widow in Germany. Their son Rudolph produced this interesting survey of his grandfather's life and times, considered as important as Vincenzo Maurizi's "History of Seyd Said, Sultan of Muscat" (London 1819). Sayyid Said ibn Sultan became the ruler of Oman in 1806, when he was about 15. After defeating the opposition with British help he determined to reassert Oman's traditional claims in East Africa. He eventually succeeded, and in about 1840 shifted his capital to Zanzibar, where he introduced the cloves that became the foundation of the island's economy. He also controlled the Arab traders that brought back slaves and ivory from the African interior. In this monograph the author highlights the early history of Oman, the rise of Said ibn Sultan to power in Oman and Zanzibar, and his relations with foreign powers (France, England, and the United States). In his introduction to this work, Major General Sir Percy Cox states that the establishment of an Arab dominion in Zanzibar remains Sultan Said's lasting achievement. - Insignificant spotting to first few leaves; a beautiful copy. - OCLC 5705061.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Hank Greenberg's Senior Year Book. James Monroe High School. January 1929.

      1929 - This is a copy of baseball great Hank Greenberg's senior year high school year book for the graduating class of James Monroe High School in The Bronx, dated January, 1929. His posed senior portrait appears under the name Harry Greenberg (see photo attached.) His activities are listed as Lunchroom Squad and Record Squad. His class legend reads "Look up the record." N.Y.U. is listed as the college he will attend. There is no mention of his major sport participation at James Monroe High School in basketball and baseball. He is also mentioned in the Class Prophecy section: Hy Greenberg carried a standard, "Vote for Lincoln and Abolish Slavery." There are many signatures at various class photos but his photo is not signed. In the very good condition typical of school year books of this vintage, with some rubbing along the edges of the binding. For notable baseball players, Hank Greenberg's 1929 year book is one of the most sought after of all. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cultured Oyster Books]
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        The Omnibus Jules Verne (Comprising five novels; Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Around the World In Eighty Days, Floating Island, The Blockade Runners, Hector Servadac)

      London: Victor Gollancz 1929., 1929. Classic Sci-Fi. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION thus. 8vo. Unabridged. Publisher's black cloth lettered in red, in printed dustjacket. A very good copy (slight parting at inner joints) in the scarce and fragile wrapper, which has a few chips and tears, and some overall toning. Scarce; the first copy we have seen in the jacket- 1920's yellow Gollancz jackets are notoriously poor in quality and seldom survive.

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        CHÉRI

      New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1929. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo; pale gray cloth, with titling and rule stamped in maroon on spine and front panel; maroon topstain; dustjacket; 227pp; illus. Scattered foxing to upper board edges, else very Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped, with some light wear to corners and spine ends, and a tiny nick at base of lower front joint. A classic of belle époque literature, and the nicest jacketed copy we?'ve seen. Illustrated throughout with ten black and white plates by Herman Post, who also designed the dustjacket. Memorably filmed twice; the 1950 film directed by Pierre Billon, and the 2009 Stephen Frears film starring Michell Pfeiffer and Rupert Friend

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        The Maracot Deep and Other Stories

      New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1929., 1929. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Octavo pp. 307. Publisher's black decorative cloth printed in yellow in the original colourful pictorial dust jacket. A little dusty to top edge but essentially a fine copy of the book. The jacket is faded and browned to the spine with some chips and small loss, particularly to the head and foot of spine, and is price clipped at the upper front flap. A very good copy.

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        ZADKINE. Signed and inscribed by Ossip Zadkine

      Paris: Editions des Chroniques du Jour, 1929. 32 pages of text, followed by 32 plates and [iii] pages listing the plates, etc. Original paperback with minor shelfwear and soiling, except for the spine, which is chipped at the extremities and is cracked and separating. The binding is protected in custom stiff archival mylar, and the spine title is clear and legible. Signed and inscribed on the front endpaper "To Alma and Horace Levinson whith [with] all my affection [signed] O. Zadkine 22 July 1931." Number 139 of 460 published. A few pages have minor soiling to the margins. The text is clean and unmarked. Alma P. [Wells] Levinson was well known in artist circles, and her work was exhibited in both the United States and Europe. Dr. Horace C. Levinson, an Astronomer, corresponded with Albert Einstein, which led to an alternate derivation (Einstein and Infeld 1949). First edition.. Signed. First Edition. Paperback. Very good- condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Simple Simon and the Dragon Together with typed letter, signed

      London, 1929; 1975. Bifolium. 4pp. Offprint from a children's annual containing original text and illustrations by Cox printed in two colors. Above the final illustration, Cox's name appears as "Mauris Cox." A story about a lazy boy who is cast out of his house by his mother; then, with the help of a goose, a mouse, a bull and a blacksmith, he subdues a dragon by tickling him, thereby freeing the blacksmith's daughter and taking possession of the dragon's treasure. Accompanied by a typed letter, signed, to South African collector Corrie Guyt on Gogmagog stationery. Dated 28 July 1975, Cox responds to Guyt's "wonderful letter" and to a comment Guyt made about his art: "It was most encouraging to hear you speak of my art as being young in spirit," adding, "I was never one to formulate a style and then go on repeating it for the rest of my life. Always I am full of ideas and looking for new ways to formulate them." After acknowledging the difficult social and political climate facing apartheid South Africa and his concern for "young people," Cox then offers Guyt some background into his early work for children. Cox credits his youngest brother with getting him started in writing and illustrating stories for children, starting around 1920, when Cox was 17. Through his agent, he was able to get work writing and illustrating stories for Children's Annuals: "So for Oxford University Press I would write an original story, letter this by hand and supply sixteen drawings in two colors and all for 3 guineas a page!" Eventually, Cox lost interest because "they would not publish my work as books," and he found it more lucrative to sell single sketches and book jacket designs. "So you see, Corrie," Cox concludes, "my children's work was not really fulfilled." Referring to the Simple Simon story included here, Cox tells Guyt that he is sending it along "as a little present so that you can see what it was like," and he identifies it as having been done in 1929. An exceptional letter from Cox to one of his major collectors with a very ephemeral early work, both in fine condition.

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        THE PRINCE Reprinted from the Transaltion by Edward Dacres Published in 1640

      LIMITED EDITION OF 10 SPECIAL COPIES PRINTED ON VELLUM, FROM AN EDITION OF 1050, THIS IS COPY NUMBER 5.Translated by Edward Dacres and edited by W.E.C. Baynes, 1929. 8vo, approximately 240 x 165 mm, 9½ x 6½ inches, title printed in red and black, portrait frontispiece of Machiavelli after Santi di Tito, pages: xviii, [1], 1-126, full contemporary vellum with yapp edges, black lettering to spine, top edge gilt. A few pale marks to vellum binding, otherwise a very good clean plus copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Complete Writings

      New York and London: Harper & Brothers,, 1929. [Including The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Innocents Abroad; Life on the Mississippi; A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court; The Prince and the Pauper; A Tramp Abroad.] 37 volumes, octavo. Recent green half morocco, spines gilt in compartments, light and dark brown morocco labels, marbled sides, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Frontisportrait and illustrations throughout. An excellent set. The Stormfield edition. Limited to 1024 numbered sets with a card signed by Twain tipped onto the limitation page. "It was Mark Twain's most cherished desire that a definitive and complete edition of his entire literary output be published." The Stormfield is a fine reprint of the Definitive Edition of 1922, and this set is very handsomely bound.

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        Moonchild

      London: The Mandrake Press, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. London: Mandrake Press, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. In Very Good condition. Spotting, scuffing and edge wear to cloth. Ownership mark to verso of front free end paper; pen mark to front free end paper. Binding is lightly worn; front hinge tender. Quite rare.

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        SARTORIS

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. First American Edition. First Printing, published in a tiny run of 1,998 copies. Octavo; black cloth, with titling and rule stamped in red on spine and front panel; red topstain; dustjacket; 380pp. Shallow bump to upper fore-edge of front board, with subtle trace of handling to boards; Near Fine. The Arthur Hawkins-designed dustjacket is very subtly darkened at spine, faint, tiny splash mark to lower front panel, with a tiny chip along upper edge of front panel, and some shallow chipping at the crown, affecting the tops of the last three letters in the title; Very Good+ or better, largely complete, and entirely unrestored. The first of Faulkner's novels to be set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County. Petersen A5a.

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        The Sound and the Fury

      New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith,, 1929. Octavo, pp. [iv] + 401. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in recent full black crushed morocco, gilt titles and box design to spine, raised bands, gilt rule to boards, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Internally clean, beautifully bound, in fine condition. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        MEIN VOGEL PARADIES Erstes Heft.

      [32] pages, including outer wrappers. Illustrated with twelve Bahaus-inspired illustrations of stylized birds printed in vivid colours on black paper, with smaller illustrations and text printed in silver gilt. Pictorial wrappers punched and stitched with black thread. First and only edition of this wonderful children's book, limited to 1500 copies. Stitching repaired; some light soiling to the covers, and rubbing to the edges; else a very good copy. Rare.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        The Maracot Deep. And Other Stories.- The Disintegration Machine, The Story Of Spedegue's Dropper and When The World Screamed

      London, John Murray 1929., 1929. FIRST EDITION, 8vo. Publisher's red cloth, titles in gilt to the front board and spine, in original pictorial dustwrapper. Some edgespotting else a fine copy in a very good jacket with a couple of short tears, slightly toned to spine. Uncommon. A collection of scientific fiction stories, two of which feature Professor George Challenger, who first appeared in 'The Lost World'. Along with Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, Professor Challenger stands in the front rank of the immortal characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A collection of scientific fiction stories, two of which feature Professor George Challenger, who first appeared in 'The Lost World'. Along with Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, Professor Challenger stands in the front rank of the immortal characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Green and Gibson; A Bibliography of Arthur Conan Doyle.

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        [BWV 552, Arr.]. Präludium und Fuge in Es-Dur für Orgel von Joh. Seb. Bach für grosses Orchester gesetzt von Arnold Schönberg. [Full score]

      Wien... Leipzig: Universal-Edition [PN U.E. 9876]. [November 20, 1929]. Folio. Sewn. Original publisher's printed wrappers. [i] (title), [i] (list of instruments; notes on performance), 3-61, [i] (blank) pp. Facsimile of copyist's manuscript. Printed to lower right corner of last page of music: "WEAG" [Waldheim-Eberle A.G]. Titling of upper wrapper identical with title except for abbreviated imprint. Publisher's catalogue,"Arnold Schönbergs Werke in der Universal-Edition" dated "X [October] 1929" to verso of lower wrapper. "Xylophon," "Harfe," and "Celesta" in instrument list to verso of title marked up in blue pencil. Upper wrapper soiled; reinforced at spine with brown paper. Slightly worn and soiled; small tear to inner margin of pp. 31-32 repaired. . First Edition, first issue. Rare. Rufer (Engl.) p. 95. Ringer p. 317. Tetsuo Satoh pp. 43-44. The print run was 97 copies; there were no further editions or issues in Schoenberg's lifetime. "In 1928 [Schoenberg] arranged Johann Sebastian Bach's monumental Prelude and Fuge in E-flat major (BWV 552) from the third part of the Clavier-Übung for orchestra. Wilhelm Furtwängler conducted the premiere with the Berlin Philharmonic in its hometown on November 10, 1929. Anton Webern, who conducted a performance in Vienna the following day, enthusiastically reported to his teacher: 'What an undescribable sound! [...] How is that arranged! Lord God, how the end of the fugue sounds!' Letter of November 13, 1929. Therese Muxeneder, website of Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna.

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        A FAREWELL TO ARMS - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First American Edition. Limited Issue, one of 500 numbered copies signed by the author, this being copy #282. Octavo; 3/4 blue-green paper over vellum, with black leather title label stamped in gilt on spine; 355pp. Spine lightly toned, board extremities lightly discolored, light offsetting to front endpaper, with a tasteful bookplate to front pastedown and vintage booksellers label to rear pastedown; a solid Very Good+ copy, lacking the publisher's original slipcase. Basis for two notable film adaptations: the Oscar-winning Frank Borzage film (1932), starring Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes and Adolphe Menjou, and the 1957 Charles Vidor picture starring Rock Hudson and Jennifer Jones. A respectable copy of Hemingway's only signed limited edition. Hanneman 8B.

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        The Little Review: Spring Number, May 1929. Final Number.

      The Little Review., New York 1929 - Sm.4to. 110 pp. Original wrappers printed in black and orange. . The final issue of this controversial and notorious literary magazine, with confessions and letters from 62 writers of the period, including James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, Sherwood Anderson, Jean Cocteau, T. S. Eliot, Havelock Ellis, Ford Madox Ford, Andre Gide, Emma Goldman, Ben Hecht, Moholy-Nagy, Ezra Pound, Edith Sitwell, Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams. Alexander Berkman, Georgette Leblanc. Covers alittle rubbed and thumbed, lacking bottom 1 cm of paper spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Moonchild

      London: The Mandrake Press, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. London: Mandrake Press, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. In Very Good condition. Spotting, scuffing and edge wear to cloth. Ownership mark to verso of front free end paper; pen mark to front free end paper. Binding is lightly worn; front hinge tender. Quite rare.

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        M.S.A. 1. jaro 1929 mezinarodni soudoba architektura. L'architecture internationale d'ajourd'hui. Internationale Architektur der Gegenwart

      Praha: Odeon, 1929 - 8° - 176pp - B/w reproductions. MSA International Architecture of the Present - first volume - text by: Le Corbusier, Forgò Pal, Siegfried Giedion, M.J. Ginsburg, Werner Gräff, Josef Hausenblas, Adolf Loos, Emile Malespine, Hannes Meyer, Mies van der Rohe, H.G. Schauer, Matt Stam & Karel Teige. Typo design and covers by Karel Teige. Original wrappers. Very good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Seven Stabs

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1929. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Edges and endpapers foxed; a very good copy in the jacket that has a chip to head of faded spine. First edition, first impression. Macdonell's first Inspector Fleming novel. From the publisher's archive.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        [BWV 552, Arr.]. Präludium und Fuge in Es-Dur für Orgel von Joh. Seb. Bach für grosses Orchester gesetzt von Arnold Schönberg. [Full score]

      Wien... Leipzig: Universal-Edition [PN U.E. 9876]. [November 20, 1929]. Folio. Sewn. Original publisher's printed wrappers. [i] (title), [i] (list of instruments; notes on performance), 3-61, [i] (blank) pp. Facsimile of copyist's manuscript. Printed to lower right corner of last page of music: "WEAG" [Waldheim-Eberle A.G]. Titling of upper wrapper identical with title except for abbreviated imprint. Publisher's catalogue,"Arnold Schönbergs Werke in der Universal-Edition" dated "X [October] 1929" to verso of lower wrapper. "Xylophon," "Harfe," and "Celesta" in instrument list to verso of title marked up in blue pencil. Upper wrapper soiled; reinforced at spine with brown paper. Slightly worn and soiled; small tear to inner margin of pp. 31-32 repaired. . First Edition, first issue. Rare. Rufer (Engl.) p. 95. Ringer p. 317. Tetsuo Satoh pp. 43-44. The print run was 97 copies; there were no further editions or issues in Schoenberg's lifetime. "In 1928 [Schoenberg] arranged Johann Sebastian Bach's monumental Prelude and Fuge in E-flat major (BWV 552) from the third part of the Clavier-Ãœbung for orchestra. Wilhelm Furtwängler conducted the premiere with the Berlin Philharmonic in its hometown on November 10, 1929. Anton Webern, who conducted a performance in Vienna the following day, enthusiastically reported to his teacher: 'What an undescribable sound! [...] How is that arranged! Lord God, how the end of the fugue sounds!' Letter of November 13, 1929. Therese Muxeneder, website of Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna.

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        History Of The Everton Football Club, 1878/9–1928/9

      Liverpool: Thomas Brakell 1929 - Early and scarce history of Everton Football Club, including photographs of the team going back to season 1883-4, issued to mark the 50th anniversary of the club. Thomas Keates, a former Everton director, died while the book was in the process of publication. A facsimile edition also exists. 8vo. xiv + 155pp. Frontispiece, 28 plates. Blue cloth, sections sun-faded. Margins sl damp stained in places, endpaper a little grubby. Overall a good copy of one of the earliest club histories.   

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Suite of proof copper engravings for The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

      Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon, 1929 (but 1972). Small portfolio containing fifteen copper engravings by David Jones. (15)ff. The suite was printed on Japon directly from the copper plates before they were steel faced. The suite includes the ten engravings that appeared in the published work and five discarded engravings. All are numbered and initialed by Jones; the discarded engravings are thus indicated by Jones in pencil. Although it was Cleverdon who initially proposed the use of copper engravings to illustrate Coleridge's poem, Jones embraced "the most specific beauty" of the medium: "a lyricism inherent in the clean, furrowed free, fluent engraved line." Cleverdon later argued that what Jones achieved in these engravings was "a symbolic imagery drawn from the depths of Coleridge's creative imagination" and was "the worthy tribute of one great poet to another" (p. 17). This was also Jones's last major work as an engraver. Of the five suites issued separately, it is believed that only three survive intact. This suite is housed in a cloth chemise and full green morocco folding case by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Very fine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        LECTURES ON PROSODY.

      [Tokyo 1929] - , Hokuseido. Green cloth, very good, 90p., appe-ndices. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. See Perkins pages 126-127. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Moissey Kogan. Skulpturen und Zeichnungen. Galerie Alfred Flechtheim Berlin W 10 / Lützowufer 13. Ausstellung.

      Berlin, Druck von Otto von Holten, [1929],. 16,1 x 12,4 cm, (4) Seiten, 4 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, illustrierte Original-Broschur (etwas berieben), gutes Exemplar. Mit handschriftlichem Namen "Herrn Lachner 14.1.29" auf dem Vorderdeckel mit Bleistift. Auf dem Hinterdeckel Vorschau auf die kommende Ausstellung der Skulpturen aus Neu Guinea, Neu-Mecklenburg und Neuseeland (aus der Sammlung von Flechtheim).. Dascher 468. - Literatur: Alfred Flechtheim. Sammler. Kunsthändler. Verleger, Ausstellungskatalog Düsseldorf 1987. Der Katalog verzeichnet 8 Terrakotten und 12 Bronzen, ferner nicht weiter bezeichnete Zeichnungen, Holzschnitte und Stickereien.

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        A Farewell to Arms

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929 - First Edition, First Printing with the publisher's seal printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket is rich in color with a hint of wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy of this TRUE FRIST EDITION housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        THE HAIRY APE

      1929. KING, ALEXANDER. O'NEILL, Eugene. THE HAIRY APE. Illustrated by Alexander King. NY: Horace Liveright, 1929. Quarto: cloth & patterned boards in dust jacket, with the original cardboard slipcase. Of the entire signed, limited edition of 775 numbered copies, 750 copies were for sale with the remaining 25 copies for presentation. This is copy is one of those 25 copies and is designated "Presentation Copy" in lieu of being numbered. [Atkinson A20-IV-I]. Scarce, Atkinson notes no presentation copies in his bibliography other than the author's own copy. Fine; some cracking & chipping to top edge of cardboard slipcase. $1,750.00.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        Pansies

      London: Martin Secker, 1929. 1 vols. 8vo. Decorated paper boards, parchment spine. Fine copy in dust jacket with 1/2 inch chip from top of spine, some tears along upper edges. One of 250 Signed

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Tade ku mushi [in trans.: Some Prefer Nettles]

      1 p.l., 391 pp., one leaf. 8vo, orig. decorated boards (binding a little marked & soiled), orig. slipcase. Tokyo: Kaizosha, 1929. First book edition of one of the two writings most favored by the author. This novel is often regarded as the most autobiographical of Tanizaki's works and one of his finest novels. It depicts the gradual self-discovery of a Tokyo man living near Osaka, in relation to Western-influenced modernization and Japanese tradition. Handsomely designed by Narashige Koide (1887-1931), the distinguished painter and illustrator. Fine copy. .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        NAGASAKI HANGA BANPAKU ZUE: NAGASAKI WOODBLOCK PRINTS ILLUSTRATIONS OF ALL NATIONS.

      A WONDERFUL EARLY JAPANESE VIEW TO THE WORLD OF NATIONS [Japan 1929, - Shiudoh]. Accordion folded album, in Chitsublue cloth case with ivory clasps, color woodblock printed,8 prints of ships, 2 color maps 1 folding, [30]p., 31 x 24cmvery pristine clean copy. FIRST AND ONLY OBSCUE EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Un esprit non parvenu

      First edition, one of the numbered copies on white bond and reserved to the press service. Precious autograph signed by the author (Jean-Emile) Ploughman. Back and uniformly flat and slightly imaged as often, nice interior state. Kra Paris 1929 12x18,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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