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        The Pathe Exchange Board of Directors'; Minute Book 3, 1929-1931, years under Joseph P. Kennedy';s direction and control

      1929. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 9" x 11.5" with a hard cover and 132 numbered pages and a number of documents attached. Volume 3 of Pathe's Exchange, Inc. containing minutes of the Board of Directors from April 1929 to 1931, including Annual Meeting and proxy correspondence. Joseph P. Kennedy was a member of the Board. In 1930 Pathe's Exchange, Inc. was sold to (or merged with) RKO (Radio-Keith-Orpheum). A copy of this agreement is included, with related correspondence. "Joseph P. Kennedy Presents His Hollywood Years" is the extraordinary missing chapter from Joe Kennedy's biography: his remarkable reign as a movie mogul when he ran three studios and a theater circuit simultaneously, was pivotal in the transition from silent films to sound, masterminded the mergers that created the blueprint for contemporary Hollywood and made the fortune that became the foundation of his empire." Cari Beauchamp book review In 1896, Frenchman Charles Pathe founded Pathe Freres (Bros) with his brother Emile. They developed an improved studio camera and the idea of a vertically integrated system of movie production and distribution, thus beginning the early industrialization of cinema. Early in the century the company devised a stencil system for mechanically colouring film. The Pathe brothers perfected the cinematograph play by utilizing huge studios, immense and elaborate sets, professional actors from the stage, and produced plays thought to be beyond the scope of the picture-producer. They developed a mass distribution system throughout the world. The company began mounting plays of historical significance, which led to producing scenes on location. Pathe moved its headquarters to the U.S. during WWI. After returning to France, the company eventually met with financial difficulties. Charles retired in 1929. However the Pathe name continued in various incarnations of film companies. Joseph P. Kennedy purchased a large share of Pathe's Exchange in 1929, where he was president and director through the company's merger with RKO in 1930. An archive marking the revolution of the motion picture industry. (Auction house description).

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        Zadkine (SIGNED)

      Paris: editions des Chroniques du Jour, 1929. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Inscribed by Illustrator(s). 1st Edition. COLLECTIBLE VG, SIGNED by ZADKINE on fep to Helen Resor, noted American art collector of this period and advertising executive for J. Walter Thompson, four tape spots on paper cover spine else VG, 1st edn, 4to, ill, spine mended, grey paper covers slightly soiled as usual, 32 plates, 29pps, French text, 37/460cc, tissue guards present, loosely inserted are nine b/w photographs (23cm x 17cm) with stamp of Marc Vaux at his famous Montparnasse studio which don't appear to be shown in this catalogue; three of these are also signed by Zadkine. Vaux was well know having taken many photos of Zadkine's sculptures, here a nice artistic combination. .

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        Avenue du Ciel.

      S.l., n.n. (chez l'auteur) 1929 - Recueil de 38 poèmes orné de 2 petites compositions sur le titre et la justification, signées et rehaussées à l'aquarelle. Tiré à 41 exemplaires polycopiés. Celui-ci (N°II) sur Japon. ÉDITION ORIGINALE RARE. Sans lieu, non nommé (chez l'auteur), 1929. Envoi autographe signé de Georges Mogin sur le titre, accompagné d'une étoile dorée fixée sur le papier "Et cette étoile-ci : pour l'amitié mon cher Jean. Géo 14 avril 29". Georges Mogin est né en 1898 à Bruxelles. A partir de 1923, il choisit l'écriture sous le nom d'abord de Géo Norge puis Norge. Il fonde en 1931 le Journal des Poètes puis en 1937 les Cahiers blancs. En 1983 il reçoit un hommage à la Maison de la Poésie à Paris. Il est mort en 1990. Très belle reliure demi veau gris perle à bande signée Lobstein-Laurenchet. Dos lisse aux titre et auteur dorés. Tête dorée sur témoins, non rogné. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état pour ce bel exemplaire. Format in-4°(28x21). 1ère Edition Dédicacé par l'auteur [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Martin Secker, [1929] - First edition no. 218 of 250 copies of the deluxe issue. 8vo. . Vellum spine and patterned boards. Fine in slightly chipped dust jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      Doubleday, Garden City 1929 - First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 303pp. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper showing moderate use; a narrow chip at the spine crown with a bit of unfortunate inking to the "RX" at the spine. An uncommon Haycraft Queen Cornerstone in dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress. With Letters of Protest by G. V. L. Slingsby and Vladimir Dixon.

      Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1929 - Octavo. Original white wrappers printed in black. Housed in a quarter calf solander box. A superb copy. First edition, first impression, large paper issue. This is copy 45 of 96 numbered copies printed on Verge d'Arches. This early critique of Joyce's final work was published some 10 years prior to the publication of the finished novel. Part of the incentive to publish was apparently to raise funds for the perennially impecunious Joyce. A myth surrounding this work is that one or both of the two letters of protest were written by Joyce himself. However both authors existed - indeed Beach herself commissioned Slingsby. Dixon's effort - which is marvellous - was an unsolicited one by a Russian émigré who was to die in Paris in 1929, just as the book was published.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      [London: privately printed for subscribers, by P. R. Stephensen], June, 1929 - Number 38 of 500 copies with 14 poems not published in the first edition by Secker published 5 months previously. Crown 8vo. Frontispiece Portrait. 126 pp. Wrappers, spine darkened, some foxing to front covers. In chipped slipcase. Roberts A47c [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      Harcourt Brace and Company, New York 1929 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL sophisticated First Issue dustjacket is rich in color with NO chips or tears. The book is excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy Faulkner First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Berlin Alexanderplatz. Die Geschichte vom Franz Biberkopf.

      Berlin, S. Fischer, 1929,. 8vo. 528 S., 3 Bl. OLwd. m. fragmentar. Orig.-Schutzumschlag (Georg Salter). Gelber Kopfschnitt.. WG² 24. - Erste Ausgabe. - Der berühmte Schutzumschlag mit Einrissen u. Fehlstellen, auf Papier aufgezogen.Einband gering fleckig, kl. Bereibung auf Vorsatz, bis auf kl. Fleckchen auf einer Seite sauber u. wohlerhalten.

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        John Sloan will not extend the date of the first payment due from art collector and dealer Carl Hamilton on 20 of his paintings and will cancel the contract in one week if it is not paid

      "Autograph Letter Signed ?John Sloan,? one full page, 8.5? x 11?. Hotel Judson stationery, New York, April 15, 1929. To Carl W. Hamilton Esq, 247 Park Ave., New York City. Minor tears at right edge expertly mended on verso. Fine condition.In full, ?I have carefully considered the matter of possible extension of the time for fulfilling our contract in re my paintings and find that it is not possible for me to make any extension. If therefor you are not ready to make the first payment on April 20, 1929 (which I note is Saturday a short business day and therefor will regard Monday April 22nd as of the same effect) I will regard the contract as unfulfilled and will cancel the same. I am sorry if this puts you to any inconvenience and assure you that it will put me to as much.?From a chronology added to a reissue of Sloan?s book, ?John Sloan on Drawing and Painting: The Gist of Art? (New York: America Artists Group, 1939) in 1977: ?1928. Publicity about the sale of 20 paintings to Carl Hamilton; the sale fell through when the stock market crashed in 1929.? Evidently, Hamilton made the first payment on the purchase; the stock market crash began in late October 1929.On November 30, 1929, A.A. Longden, secretary general of the Italian art exhibition to be held in London by the Royal Academy, listed art collector and dealer Carl Hamilton as lending Veneziano?s ?Predella? to the exhibition. Others lending artwork included the Morgan Library, Yale University, the Detroit Art Institute, and the National Gallery of Art of Canada, as well as private collectors."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Icones Farlowianae. Illustrations of the larger Fungi of eastern North America by William Gilson Farlow. With descriptive text by Edward Angus Burt.

      - Cambridge, MA, The Farlow Library and Herbarium of Harvard University, 1929. Folio (35.5 x 28.2 cm). x, 120 pp., 103 very fine full colour plates after watercolours of Joseph Bridgham and printed by the Boston Heliotype Printing Company. Original full green buckram with gilt titles to the front cover and spine.l Quite rare and wonderfully illustrated limited edition. According to Volbracht, this is the only large iconography of the [North] American mushrooms, very expensively produced. Some offsetting, otherwise a good, unmarked copy. The binding is very good. Schliemann, 296; Stafleu and Cowan, 1742; Volbracht, 576. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: DIETER SCHIERENBERG BV]
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        CUP OF GOLD

      McBride / Covici Friede 1929 - CUP OF GOLD, Mcbride, 1929, first edition, spine and upper 2cm of front panel lightened, some off-setting to the front cover, else a tight vg+ or better copy in just about vg dust-wrapper with some wear and tear, mostly to the dust-wrapper spine extremities. Actually a very nice copy of this, the second issue of the first edition sheets of the authors first book bound in maroon cloth with the McBride colophon on the last page of text and released here in 1936. ( Not to be confused with the very common 2ND EDITION (NOT second issue) published by Covici Friede in blue cloth without the McBride colophon on the last page of text ). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY / A.B.A.A / 1979]
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        The Squirrel, the Hare and the Little Grey Rabbit.

      William Heinemann, London 1929 - The HB First Edition, first printing, of Alison Uttley's first published book for children (1929). Clean red cloth (no wrapper) with black text and fine condition (rare thus) printed paper illustration of Little Grey Rabbit on stepping stones, to the front cover. 111 pages, illustrated throughout in colour by Margaret Tempest who has also illustrated the end-papers. No inscription and very clean and bright throughout almost fine - unusually so for this popular children's book. The binding is firm and square with square corners a little wear to the bottom edge of the spine with a little loss (otherwise sound) and a few water droplet stains, mostly to the rear. This represents unusually good condition for a binding notorious for its often poor state. Clean end-papers with no inscription and no browning; blue text with generous margins and variously sized colour illustrations. Very clean pages generally with a thumb-mark and small closed tear (almost invisible when flat and well away from the text / illustration) to p. 45. Very slight cracking to pp. 48/49 having no effect on the strength of the binding which is firm. Overall Very Good condition throughout, unusually so. A really great copy. FREE POSTAGE (insured and secure) world-wide. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stoneman Press]
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        Sports and Sportsmen : South Africa and Rhodesia

      Atkinson & Partners, 1929, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st EditionRoyal 58 of only 100 copies produced. beautifully bound in what appears to be full leather with gold gilt. tooling and 5 raised bands on the spine. blue marbled end papers. gold gilt edges. no inscriptions but there is a little very light foxing. lavishly illustrated and with over 600 pages. a beautiful but very heavy book that is not really suitable for airmail postage. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Inventory No: 45cu.

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        The Horse of the Desert

      New York: The Derrydale Press,, 1929. With an Introduction by Major General James G. Harbord and Henry Fairfield Osborn. Quarto. Original blue fine-ribbed cloth, title gilt to the spine framed by small horse and rider devices, and to the upper board within a panel with large horse-head corner-pieces, top edge gilt the others uncut, blue patterned endpapers with repeated design of the crescent-form Arabian Qur'anic amulet illustrated facing p.78. Tissue-guarded colour frontispiece and three other similar plates, roundel in blue to the title page of Buraq, "the mythical horse of Mahomet", 44 black and white plates, 2 maps, one double-, one full-page Spine ends slightly bumped, extremities a touch rubbed, light foxing to fore edge of a pages. An excellent copy. First edition, one of 750 copies only of the standard edition on Aureian. An authoritative account of the Arab horse by the founder of the Maynesboro Stud, established with the purchase of Abu Zeyd from the Blunts' Crabbet Stud in 1912; and long-time president of the Arabian Horse Club of America. Typically attractive Derrydale production; "Eugene Virginius Connett, 3rd, the founder and principal owner of Derrydale, was a publishing genius. After graduating from Princeton in 1912, he briefly joined the family beaver hat-making business before striking out on his own as a fledgling book publisher and printer in Manhattan in 1927. Connett sought out the most respected outdoor writers of his day and convinced them to become Derrydale authors. He combined their words with the output of equally well regarded artists and illustrators whose drawings, paintings, and etchings were beautifully reproduced on the fine Italian paper that Connett favoured. Today these books and prints are the most valuable and most collectible sporting books and prints ever published in North America." (Jed Lyons, president of the press in his preface to James Cummins Catalogue 113, The Derrydale Press).

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        Man-Killers and Marauders:

      London: H. F. & G. Witherby, , 1929. Some Big Game Encounters of an African Hunter. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in gilt, double rule to front board in blind, bottom edge untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece by W. Woodhouse with tissue guard, 5 photographic plates. Spine gently rolled, minor bumping to extremities, front board and spine faintly finger-marked. Overall a very good copy in the slightly nicked but bright and handsome dust jacket. First edition, first impression; the publisher's file copy with their bookplate to the front pastedown. Chadwick recounts his experiences "hunting lion in Angola, elephant in the forests of Katanga in the Congo, buffalo in Northern Rhodesia and a host other other game in a variety of venues" (Czech). Seldom encountered in commerce with the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      David McKay Company [1929], Philadelphia - First edition thus. Copy #60/200 numbered copies of the American issue signed by Arthur Rackham. [There were an additional 575 numbered copies of the English issue, published by George G. Harrap, and also signed by Arthur Rackham]. There are 12 tipped-in color illustrations, plus additional black and white illustrations, plus pictorial endpapers [all by Arthur Rackham]. White vellum binding, with gold gilt lettering and rules, top edge gilt, with the other edges untrimmed. Generally a Near Fine copy, with tight uncracked hinges. This copy also has an oversized plain paper Dust Wrapper [with the top and bottom edges folded under, but even so the Dust Wrapper is still taller than the book] that is significantly torn and somewhat chipped. Frankly, I do not know whether this Dust Wrapper was original to the book, or added at some later date [although I suspect that the latter is more likely]. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        In Defense of Myself

      Portland ME: Privately Printed. (n.d. - 1929). First. First edition of this broadside protesting the banning of his 1929 first novel The Bastard by the county attorney in Portland, Maine. Very good with a single fold. A passionate plea: after setting out the facts in the case, Caldwell comments that it all " me an involuntary urge to vomit profusely." He continues by defending his unfortunate characters as if they themselves were real people under attack by the judicial system. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        SEVENTY - FIVE YEARS In CALIFORNIA. A History of Events and Life in California: Personal, Political and Military; Under the Mexican Regime; During the Quasi-Military Government of the Territory by the United States, and After the Admission of the State to the Union ... Edited by Douglas S. Watson

      San Francisco:: John Howell,. 1929.. Royal 8vo. 10-1/2" x 7-1/8". 1st edition thus (Cowan, p. 160; Howes D-136; Kurutz 170b; Rocq 9091; Zamorano 80, #27). #119 of the Author's Section of the Argonaut Edition. Limited to 50cc, numbered from 101 to 150 inclusive [total limitation - 2250 cc]. SIGNED by the Editor & the Publisher. xxxii, 422 pp.. Linen cloth spine with printed paper title label [extra label tipped-in at rear]; blue colored paper-wrapped boards. Color pictorial eps duplicating an 1847 lithograph of San Francisco.. Spine label a bit chipped about the edges. Binding tips worn. A VG. copy.. This extra-illustrated copy of the special Argonaut edition has an additional 26 inserted items, including 2 mss pages by the author concerning a voyage he made from San Diego to San Francisco; the Mayor's proclamation of April 18, 1906 [... KILL any and all persons engaged in looting ..."]; original San Diego Alcalde Deed from Miguel de Pedrorena (one of the Members of the 1849 Constitutional Convention); fragment of the original log of the American schooner Julia Ann which landed in San Francisco in 1841; two pages of songs printed in San Francisco in the 'Sixties; a leaf from The Pioneer Magazine of January 1855; leaf from the March 4, 1849 New York newspaper, Brother Jonathan [30-1/2" x 20", unfolded, with 15 cuts], with extensive article, "The California Gold Mines"; and other sundry items of a similar historical nature. As the cataloguer of this work, divers copies of which I've had over the years, the most interesting aspect of this particular copy, and never before encountered in the others, is the tipped-in Mar 1849 Brother Jonathan newspaper, which provides a graphic representation on how the California Gold Rush was received, and perceived, in the East, with a plethora of information, and mis-information, being provided to the news-hungry public; all-of-which no doubt further fueled the fire imparted by Gold Fever. Finally, we cannot improve on Howes' assessment, to wit: "This the most valuable of all Californian reminiscences." . Profusely illustrated with maps & plates.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        The Decorative Work of T.M. Cleland: A Record and Review

      New York: The Pynson Printers, 1929. The Deluxe Edition, #41 OF ONLY 55 COPIES ISSUED WITH A SIGNED LITHOGRAPH PORTRAIT BY ROCKWELL KENT AND A SIGNED COLOR PRINT BY T.M. CLELAND HIMSELF. Clean, bright, vellum-backed over elegant, decoish, gilt-decorated panels. Solid and tightly-bound and Near Fine. Tall quarto, 99 pgs. The book itself also signed at rear limitation page by Cleland. Also includes a worn, somewhat-chipped, VG- example of publisher's printed slipcase. A very attractive T.M. Cleland -and Rockwell Kent-- item. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Collectible; Fine. Illus. by Rockwell Kent.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Fighting Caravans

      Harper 1929 - First Edition, First Printing. A magnificent copy of this true first edition. This original dustjacket is vibrant in color, with no chips or tears and looks about new. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with only a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy of this highly collectable book seldom seen in such amazing shape. An ideal copy for even the most discerning collectors. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Angyalföld. Regény. (Az új magyar regény.) [Angyalföld. Novel. (The New Hungarian Novel.)]

      Pantheon (Globus) (1929), Budapest - First edition. In original, photorgraphically illustrated cover, designed by Kassák. 356, (4) p. Novel by Lajos Kassák (1887-1967) the Hungarian poet, author, painter, theoretician of art and the main figure of the Hungarian Avant-garde. In 1915 he founded the anti-militarist, activist periodical "A tett" (The Deed) in the manner of the German "Die Aktion". When it was banned in 1916 he founded and edited a new Avant-garde, activist magazine "MA" (Today). In it he published works - among others - by Georg Grosz, Kurt Schwitters, El Lissitzky, Hans Richter, Jean Cocteau, Guillaume Apollinaire, Marc Chagall and László Moholy-Nagy. After the fall of the Hungarian Soviet Republic in 1919 Kassák fled to Vienna where he continued to publish "MA" until 1925. He was influenced by the Constructivist movement and he formulated the theoretical agenda of Hungarian Constructivism in his journal. In 1926 Kassák went back to Hungary and continued to publish Avant-garde periodicals "Dokumentum" (Document) in 1926 and later "Munka" (Work) between 1927 and 1938. In original, photorgraphically illustrated cover, designed by Kassák [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Railway Age 1929

      Railway Age, 1929.. 1624 pages, 29 cm, Ill. Halbleinen Antiquarisch sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar, englisch, very well preserved K7419.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        Photographie mit eigenh. Beschriftung und U.

      [Tokyo, 21. VIII. 1929. - Qu.-8vo. Mit zwei Beilagen (s. u.). "'Zeppelin' das 1. Mal über Tokyo. 19. 8. 1929 | Für Herrn Otto Hahn | bei Gebr. Böhler +Co. | Akt. Ges. Tokyo" (dies verso); die Bildseite mit eh. U. sowie der von Kurt Eckener. - Beiliegend zwei weitere Karten mit jeweils anderer Ansicht desselben Fluges und eh. Beschriftung a. d. Verso-Seite (dat. 19. bzw. 20. VIII. 1929). - Die Verso-Seiten jeweils gestempelt und mit gröberen Montagespuren auf der Verso-Seite (I: Text unberührt; II und III: die Unterschrift, sofern vorhanden, durch Klebereste überdeckt).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Dunoyer de Segonzac.

      . Paris: Floury 1929. With 204 illustr. in the text + 11 colourplates. 248 + (1) pp. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and topedge gilt in nice contp. halfleather. Spine faded. * With 1 orig. engraving "Femme se maquillant" by the artist..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Conjunto de 11 cartas y esquelas manuscritas y/o dactilografiadas, firmadas o inicialadas, dirigidas a Enrique Eduardo García, Rio de Janeiro y La Plata, 1929-1946.

      1929 - In-8º e in-4º menor.- Nueve cartas, de las cuales cuatro autógrafas y cinco dáctiloscritas, más una tarjeta postal y una tarjeta personal, ambas autógrafas.- Seis de las cartas en papel membretado de la Dirección del Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes de La Plata.- Excelente conservación; preservadas en sobres museológicos. Emilio Pettoruti mantuvo una amistad entrañable con Enrique Eduardo García, director de la revista “Hechos e Ideas” y autor del único y rarísimo libro ilustrado por el pintor, “Atentado” (Buenos Aires, 1930), un poema de inspiración ultraísta, visiblemente asociado, en su calidad de “objeto”, con el célebre “libro imbullonato” del futurista italiano Francisco Depero. La mayor parte de esta correspondencia se desarrolla durante la gestión inicial de Pettoruti como Director del Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes, y a las referencias a circunstancias de su relación personal añade comentarios reveladores y muchas veces polémicos, tanto acerca de esa misma gestión como de su papel de artista en un medio que no siempre le había sido afín. Infrecuente conjunto de documentos personales de una figura emblemática del arte argentino, concernientes a un período en que esa condición aún le era retaceada.

      [Bookseller: Victor Aizenman, librero anticuario]
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        Stealing Through Life

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1929 - Narrative account of Ernest Booth, a career criminal who by his own admission was an accomplished burglar and forger. "Booth's career as a thief was punctuated by several brief stays in county jails and over half of a five-year sentence at San Quentin. He secured an excellent inmate job at San Quentin (photographer), but after a parole denial, soured on it and used the position as a front to appropriate salable items from the administration." Scarce in the trade, especially in dustjacket. SUVAK 26. First Printing. Octavo (22.5cm); purple cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; red topstain; dustjacket; 308pp, [1]. Vintage bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown, upper board edges slightly darkened, with a slight bump to upper right corner of front panel; Near Fine. Dustjacket is price-clipped, with several edge tears and a dozen clear tape mends on verso; light wear and shallow chipping to extremities, with a deeper chip at crown (not affecting titles); just Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Town and Country Papers.

      . Ed. with introd. by E.D. Cumming. Edinburgh, London & New York: William Blackwood and Charles Scribner 1929. Illustr. by Geo. Denholm Armour. XX + 301 pp. Publisher's pictorial cloth. A few pages foxed..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        A Room of One's Own

      New York: The Fountain Press, 1929. First edition. One of 492 numbered copies, signed by Virginia Woolf. Original red cloth, a fine copy, not issued in dust jacket. Preserved in a custom half morocco box. Kirkpatrick A12a.

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        Dress and Insignia Worn at His Majesty's Court

      London - Harrison and Sons 1929 - An illustrated studyinto the fashions of King George V of England's court. Featuring a tissue-guarded coloured frontispiece. Contains numerous coloured plates. With twenty-two pagesof adverts. Two lists of court dress have been loosely inserted. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Some marks to the boards. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. One plate is detached but present. Generally clean with just some occasional light foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ANTIFORM - Berlín, 1929

      - Berlín, Buchdruckerei Josef Berggrün, 1929. Ilustraciones en b/n fuera texto. 252p. 1h. 4º. Tela editorial con alguna leve mancha. Puntos de óxido en páginas en blanco. Muy buen ejemplar. Libro en inglés. Book in English. 1ª edición. Primera edición. 1st edition. First edition Deportes. Ajedrez. Chess. Libro en inglés. Book in English [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lord Nelson.

      The Bobbs-Merrill Company [1929], Illustrated. Indianapolis - Stated first. Fine copy in a very nearly fine dust jacket (minutely soiled). Beautiful copy of this early title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Mystery of the Open Window.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1929 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Boards a little spotted, edges and endpapers foxed; an excellent copy in the jacket that has sunned spine and edges, and a few nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression. A detective novel. Scarce in the jacket. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket, the front pastedown and the title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      1929. MITCHELL, Gladys. SPEEDY DEATH. NY: Lincoln MacVeagh/ The Dial Press, [1929]. Small 8vo, embossed green cloth with black-stamped title on spine. First American Edition. Mitchell's rare first mystery title, introducing Beatrice Adela Lestrange Bradley, a polymathic psychoanalyst and author that was featured in 65 further novels by Mitchell. The novel begins with the death of famous explorer Everard Mountjoy, who drowned in his bath. The rare first Mrs. Bradley novel. Very Good (spine sunned; contents clean & tight; very small Brentano's bookstore label on rear pastedown). $650.00.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books ]
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        Les Sorcières de Bergheim. épisode de l’Histoire d’Alsace

      A. Lahure, Imprimeur-éditeur 1929 - In-4. Reliure moderne demi-chagrin noir, couvertures d’origine non conservées, dos lisse, auteur et titre dorés, 179 pp., 4 planches hors-texte dont frontispice. Bel exemplaire. in-4° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Avenue - Veyrier]
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        Montaigne. An essay in two parts. Translated by Stephen H. Guest and Trevor E. Blewitt.

      London: The Blackamore Press, New York: Horace Liveright, 1929.. 1 st limited edition, signed by the author. 128 p. 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Leinen. mit Kopfgoldschnitt, beide Vorsätze gering stockig, der vordere Vorsatz am Innengelenk angerissen, drei Blatt mit kleinem braunen Fleck im Vordersteg,montiertes Besitzschildchen auf vorderem Spiegel, insgesamt in gutem Zustand, im Kolophon heißt es :"This edition consists of 300 copies for sale in England by the Blackamore Press and 500 copies for Sale in the United States by Horace Liveright, New York. All copies are signed by the author, This is number 153. Andre Paul Guillaume Gide (* 22. November 1869 in Paris - + 19. Februar 1951 ebenda) war ein französischer Schriftsteller und der siebte aus Frankreich stammende Nobelpreisträger (1947) für Literatur. Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        The Paintings of D.H. Lawrence

      London: Mandrake Press 1929 - First Edition. 10 7/8 in. x 14 in. Not paginated. No. 416 of only 500 copies of the first book of the Mandrake Press on Arches mouldmade paper. Original three-quarter morocco leather spine and corner-pieces, and green cloth. Gilt titling on spine and gilt phoenix design on both covers. There is a dark green cloth strip of tape on both inner hinges. Top edge gilt, other edges rough cut. There is an essay on art and painting by Lawrence and illustrations in full color of 15 oil paintings by Lawrence and 11 of his watercolors. There are also 2 woodcuts. The slipcase in dark green textured cloth. A few pages have brown-spotting in the margins. Light fading to titling. Weight is 5.5 lbs. Postage may be extra. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        A Tourist's Guide to Ireland

      London: The Mandrake Press,, [1929]. Small octavo. Original black cloth, gold patterned sides, printed paper label to spine. With the dust jacket. Contents slightly toned. An excellent copy in the dust jacket with browned spine panel and a chip from the top of the spine. First edition, first impression. This copy includes a coloured sketch (of what is presumably an Irishman in a green suit with pipe) pasted to the half-title and inscribed "With all my best to Hilda, Howard Baer".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        L'Ane d'Or.

      . 2 vols. Paris: L'Ensigne du Pot Casse 1929. Illustr. by Gio Colucci. 253 + 285 pp. Limited to 2625 copies. Bound uncut in half morocco, with orig. wrappers preserved. * Copy no. 1279 of 2500 on Papyrus de Tsahet..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        How to Play Golf

      1929 - Copyright by Bell Syndicate, Inc., and also staes that Bobby Jones articles appear exclusively in The Opening Bulletin. General wear, age toned, small tear in rear edge, rubbed cover, creased along spine, lightly creased corners. Profusely illustrated with black & white pics throughout. DATE PUBLISHED: 1929 EDITION: 32 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Red Harvest

      New York, : Afred A. Knopf Inc,. 1929. Small 8vo or large 12mo. 272 pages cloth in very good condtion, a little fraying at top of spine and rubbing on top of back cover. Stains on a few pages. 2 blank leaves after flyleaf with impressed lines. from doodling. Bookplate of the private press printer John Ruyle. Note: the back cover is not dark as it appears in the image.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        How Like a God.

      New York: The Vanguard Press, 1929 - Octavo. Original purple cloth, titles and decoration to spine gilt, top dark green. With the pictorial dust jacket. Cloth slightly faded at extremities. An excellent copy in a slightly rubbed and chipped jacket. First edition, first printing, of the author's psychological mystery, a story told in the second person, in a man's mind as he walks up several flights of stairs. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Raoul Dufy.

      Paris, Edition des Chroniques du Jour 1929.. 4°,eine nummerierte Orig.-Radierung, XXXV (I) S. Text mit 3 (davon 1 farbige) ganzseitige und zahlreiche Textabbildungen und XXXIX Tafeln, Orig.-Leinen.. Erste Ausgabe.- Eines von 50 (gesamt 375) nummerierten Exemplaren auf Velin mit der eingebundenen Original-Radierung.- (= Collection XXe. Siecle 1).- Kleiner Name auf Vorsatz, Einband etwas stockfleckig, die zwei letzten weissen Blatt etwas knickspurig und fleckig. ***Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden***

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Eckert & Kaun GbR]
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