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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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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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.   

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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        Moder med barn.

      Blyantstegning. 29,5x21 cm. Betegnet Else. 7 Jan. 1929. Kay C.. Med en meget svag fugtskjold i venstre hjørne

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        Arktis. Vierteljahrsschrift der Internationalen Studiengesellschaft zur Erforschung der Arktis mit dem Luftschiff (ab Jahrgang 2 Arktis. Vierteljahrsschrift der Internationalen Studiengesellschaft zur Erforschung der Arktis mit Luftfahrzeugen).

      Gotha, Perthes, 1929-1931... Jahrgänge 1929-1931 (alles erschienene) in 2 Bänden. 132 Seiten mit Tafeln 1-25; 132 Seiten mit Tafeln 1-13. 104 Seiten mit Tafeln 1-3; 120 Seiten mit Tafeln 1-17. 4° (28 x 19,5 cm). Blaue Leineneinbände der Zeit mit goldgepräten Buchrücken.. Arctic Bibliography 1/681. Mit Beiträgen u.a. von Nansen, Nordenskjöld, Burns, Amundsen, etc. Die Original Schutzumschläge von jedem Heft sind mit eingebunden. Buchrücken mit leichten Verfärbungen und Rückstände durch abgelöste Bibliotheks-Signaturschildchen. Titel und vereinzelte Karten rückseitig mit ca 2 x 1 cm großen Bibliotheks- und Ausgeschiedenstempeln. Bis auf die beschriebenen Mängel absolut sauberes und fleckenfreies Exemplar in bester Erhaltung.

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        Byblos et légypte. Quatre campagnes de fouilles à Gebeil : 1921 - 1922 - 1923 - 1924. Atlas

      Librairie orientaliste Paul Geuthner, 1929 - in-4 de 1 feuillet de titre, 167 planches en feuillets sur papier fort et deux feuillets de table des planches, EO, sous chemise cartonnée éd. à rabats avec cordonnets. [atlas - Liban - égypte ], [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Falcons of France

      Boston: Little, Brown, and Company,, 1929. A Tale of Youth and the Air. Octavo. Original blue cloth, red lettered spine and front cover, top edges orange. With the dust jacket. Colour frontispiece and 3 colour plates by August Vimnèra. Ends of spine bumped, toning to endpapers, in the dust jacket with mild fading to spine, toning to panels, chip to top end of spine, shallow chipping to lower end of spine and front panel lower front edge, closed tear along front spine edge. A very good copy. First edition, first printing, a superb copy of this novel of life in the Lafayette Flying Corps. Charles Nordhoff (1887-1947) served in the famous Lafayette Escadrille during the Great War, a unit composed largely of American volunteer pilots. James Norman Hall (1887-1951) served in the British army during World war I and then in both the French and US air forces. Their most famous collaboration was on the novel Mutiny on the Bounty (1932), subsequently turned into several film versions.

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        The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

      Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon, 1929. Quarto. 37pp., + (8)ff. plates. One of only ten copies in the most limited state, with two extra loose suites of engravings and an original signed pencil drawing housed in a portfolio inside the rear cover. Illustrated throughout with ten masterful engravings on copper, comprising eight full-page plates and two smaller images which serve as head- and tailpieces. The extra suite of prints contains fifteen proof engravings by Jones printed on cream Japon without the background tone, including the five engravings which were discarded and not used in the final version. There is also a full suite of the ten published copper engravings in the final state, printed on handmade paper with a light gray background tone. The original drawing is one of ten that Jones saved from the almost 200 sketches and working drawings that he made in preparation for the copper engraving; the rest were destroyed. The original drawing included is the third plate, titled "The Death Fires," and is remarkably close to the final version of the engraving, showing the ship in limbo upon the still sea, where "slimy things did crawl with legs." Bound in original vellum by Wood and London with the title in gilt on the spine. Slight bowing to covers, and two of the portfolio's flaps are starting to split. One of the few works executed by Jones with copper engravings, and one of his most stunning achievements.

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        Let's Ride to Hounds. By Anole Hunter

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1929. First Edition. No. 28 of the Large Paper Edition of 50 copies. With four plates by Edward King. xii, 92, [1] pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Original red 3/4 morocco over marbled boards, very faint cover wear, else fine. In quarter red morocco slipcae and chemise. Duncan Andrew copy, with his bookplate laid in. The first half of the book gives practical advice on the management of horses, hounds, etc; he second describes American hunts 4 page prospectus laid in. Original price for the deluxe is $20.00.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Aiken Drag. Proof before Letters, the marked Colorist's Model for this hand-colored lithograph, with a copy of the finished print

      New York: Derrydale Press, 1929. Edition of 80. 16-1/4 x 9 inches. Half green morocco album, printed title, each print window matted in heavy card mounts. Fine. The original colorist's model for King's scene of this South Carolina hunt in full cry through a field on the edge of a pine forest. An early Derrydale sporting print, issued in one of the smallest limitations (just 80 copies). With a fine example of the finished print (unsigned).

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Why

      [New York]: Privately Printed [by The Derrydale Press], 1929. First edition, one of 1000 copies, Frazier's 4th state. Frontispiece. [vi], 38 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Light blue paper-covered boards, label on upper board. Some light traces of mildew, still a very good copy of a fragile book. Scarce. Bookplate. laid into a quarter crimson morocco clamshell box, with leather label on upper cover.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        [Polo Scenes] Two lithographs: 1) close pack of four players, from right to left; and 2) field of six players, from right to left, in pursuit of the ball

      [New York: Derrydale Press?; not published, 1929. Series of 2 lithographs, each signed in pencil by the artist "Edward King?" at lower left. 10 x 18 inches, with wide margins, 16-1/2 x 22-1/2 overall. Fine. KingÕs Polo Scenes Two unpublished Polo Scenes by Edward King, friend of Eugene V. Connett and the artist was one of a handful most closely associated with the Derrydale Press. Ordeman notes that the Polo Scenes, ?'were printed on the same paper as Mr. KingÕs Belmont Terminal Lithographs and they are of the same size. Although they were signed by the artist, none were colored. There is conjecture that Mr. Connett may have asked Mr. King to design these prints but subsequently decided not to publish them in competition with Paul BrownÕs American Polo Scenes [1930]. For reasons that are at present unknown, the Edward King polo prints were never offered for sale by the Press.?" Uncommon and dynamic images.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Pansies

      London: Martin Secker, 1929. First edition no. 218 of 250 copies of the deluxe issue. 1 vols. 8vo. Vellum spine and patterned boards. Fine in slightly chipped dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Don Quixote de la Mancha. Original illustration art for the Nonesuch Press edition

      1929. Published opposite p. 402 in volume II of the Nonesuch edition, 1930. 1 vols. 10-1/2 x 8 inches on a larger sheet. Some toning to sheet, fading of the background wash. Cloth portfolio, paper spine label. Depicting Don Quixote on horseback and the head of Sancho Panza in the foreground. Inscribed at foot of image, "For B- with my best wishes, E. McKnight Kauffer, 1929." With a copy of the published book, 2 vols., near fine in original slipcase.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Game Birds: Rearing, Preservation and Shooting

      London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1929. Limited edition, no. 45 of 99 copies, signed by Pollard and Rickman. With 14 tipped-in full color plates, lettered tissue guards, by Philip Rickman. xi, [i], 186 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Original brown cloth, vellum spine, gilt, t.e.g., others uncut. Some foxing to mounts, not affecting color plates, else fine. An extremely scarce and desirable book; Rickman's illustrations are exceptional.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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