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        Magyar Grafika. X. év 7-8. szám. Különszám: Reklameschau. [Hungarian Graphic. Year 10. No. 7-8. Special number: Reklam-schau.]

      Magyar Grafika (1929), Budapest - With numerous illustrations. First edition. Text in Hungarian and German. In original, illustrated wrappers. Cover designed by Sándor Bortnyik. (2), 173-224, XIII-XVIII p. Double number of the most important Hungarian typographical review. This issue is dealing with advertisement, and contains several modernist typographical examples. Cover designed by Sándor Bortnyik (1893-1976) the Hungarian painter and graphic artist. Member of Kassák's artistic circles. Exhibited his activist, cubist and constructivist works at MA's exhibitions in Budapest and in Berlin in the Galerie Der Sturm as well. In 1922 Bortnyik went to Weimar where he got connected with the Bauhaus. Worked as stage designer for the Hungarian Avant-garde theater, the "Zöld Szamár" (Green Donkey). Edited the Avant-garde periodical "Új Föld" (New Earth). In original, illustrated wrappers. Cover designed by Sándor Bortnyik First edition. Text in Hungarian and German. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Original Sketch Signed with initials, folio, Aug. 1929

      - Barbier has sketched a multicolored fantasy seascape with a soft toned mermaid at the center. Drawn on folio sheet with some show through of handwriting (in an unknown hand) on verso. The handwriting shows as soft arcs and fits in with the image. Signed in the middle of the drawing in small letters with date, "GB Aug. 1929." Matted in gray and framed in silver toned wood. Barbier is best known for his theater designs, ballet costumes, and particularly for his high fashion illustrations. He led a group of illustrators from the Beaux Arts School known for their flamboyance as much as their art. Barbier also created jewelry, glass and wallpaper design and worked with Erté to design sets and costumes for the Follies Bergére. He died at the height of his career. In 1929, Barbier was the costume designer for musical "The Street Singer." [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs]
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        SEVEN DIALS MYSTERY (First American Edition in the ORIGINAL Dustjacket)

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1929. Hardcover. Near fine condition in a very good ORIGINAL, extremely rare, orange, black & lime green dustjacket! Head of jacket spine lightly rubbed. There is a 2" chip on the upper rear panel of the jacket, a 1" closed tear at bottom of rear panel of the jacket and a 1/4" chip at top edge of the front panel of the jacket. None of these minor imperfections affect any text. Tips of the jacket are ever so slightly rubbed. Black lettered orange boards are bright with a very tiny pin hole in the front gutter. Edges & corners of boards are sharp. Orange stained top edges. Bottom and fore edges ever so slightly soiled. Orange decorated pastedowns and flyleaves have NO flaws. Images will be sent upon request. ; 8vo; vi, 310 pages .

      [Bookseller: Elliot's Books, Since 1957]
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        Speedy Death

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1929. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Edges and endpapers foxed; an excellent copy in the slightly soiled jacket that has sunned spine, and a short closed tear to head of spine. First edition, first impression of the author's first novel. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Steichen the Photographer

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company,, 1929. Quarto. Original black cloth, gilt lettered spine and front cover. Portrait frontispiece of Steichen and 48 photogravure plates. A few marks to covers. A very good copy. First and limited edition, one of 925 numbered copies signed by Steichen and Sandburg. An important monograph, the first devoted to Steichen's work, and included in Roth's The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century: "Sandburg's folksy modesty is a bit at odds with the solemnity and sumptuousness of the book itself, which includes a broad and cleverly sequenced array of Steichen's work handsomely printed in warm sepia tones".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Werewolf

      London, Hutchinson. [1929], 1929. First UK Edition. 8vo. 288pp. +16pp ads dated spring 1929. Publisher's dark red cloth titled in black to spine and front board, minor edgewear, clean and bright. Dusty edges. In a striking black, red and yellow dustwrapper, slightly soiled and scuffed, darkened to spine and with some gentle fraying to edges. Internally clean, neat ink ownership to flyleaf. A bizarre mystery in which a bedridden old gentleman is thrust into paroxysms of frenzy and commits atrocities in a wolf skin, written by a man chiefly remembered for creating a variant form of shorthand for reporters.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Rose des vents EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Au sans pareil, 1929. Fine. Au sans pareil, Paris 1929, 13x19,5cm, broché. - First edition, a 1000 numbered copies on Alfa paper alone draw with Japan 9 and 31 Holland paper. Amazing autograph dated and signed by the author "Laurent Tailhade A token of my admiration." Book illustrated with 4 drawings by Marc Chagall. Two tears stuck back in the top and bottom of a joint, back and slightly flat and marginally as generally insolated. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 1000 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, seul tirage avec 9 Japon et 31 Hollande. Etonnant envoi autographe daté et signé de Philippe Soupault " A Laurent Tailhade en témoignage de mon admiration." Ouvrage illustré de 4 dessins de Marc Chagall. Deux déchirures recollées en tête et en pied d'un mors, dos et plats légèrement et marginalement insolés comme généralement.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Études sur la neurogen?se de quelques vertébrés

      Madrid, 1929. Ramon y Cajal, Santiago (1852-1934). Études sur la neurogen?se de quelques vertébrés. xii, 393pp. Text illustrations. Madrid: n.p., 1929. 251 x 173 mm. Library buckram. Very good. First Edition in Book Form. ?[Cajal?s] work on the development of various nervous structures, published intermittently over a long period, was collected and translated into French as Études sur la neurogen?se de quelques vertébrés (1929)? (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). The 19 papers included here, originally published between 1890 and 1925, cover aspects of embryonic nerve cell development, neurogenesis of the cerebral cortex, development of retinal and sensory nerves, etc. Cajal updated several of the papers to include information on more recent developments. Cajal, Recollections of My Life (1937), p. 607.

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com]
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        Good-Bye To All That: an autobiography

      Cape, 1929. 1st edition. Hardcover. True first printing with the original Siegfried Sassoon poem, or verse letter, in full on pp 341-3, and the piece on page 290 which alludes to Sassoon's mother's attempts to communicate with the spirit of her dead son, Siegfried's younger brother Hamo. Outraged that he had not given permission for their inclusion, Sassoon insisted that these passages were immediately removed, and therefore asterisks appear in subsequent copies, and very few copies exist of this original issue. Graves and Sassoon were never friends again. The original salmon cloth boards are in fine condition, a minor bump at the heel of the spine, else entirely unmarked. The pages and endpapers are completely free of foxing. The original dustwrapper is not price-clipped, is in very good condition, with minor professional repairs at front fold and head of spine. In sum, an excellent example of Graves's classic memoir of the First World War. Included is a 1929 typed letter from noted New York bookdealer, James F. Drake, to a customer in which he says, 'I am sorry I cannot supply a copy of Good-bye to All That, first issue. As you probably know, the book was suppressed on account of the war poem by Sassoon, etc, and very, very few copies got into circulation. Unfortunately, I did not get any'. Also included are black-and-white photographic reproductions of (a) the first page, overlaid on the final page, of Sassoon's suppressed poem, in Graves's hand, which he says at the top is a copy 'in case I lost the original', dated 24.7.18, and (b) two pages, plus the title page, showing the annotations made by Edmund Blunden, with Sassoon's help, to a copy of Graves's book, pursuant to their irritation with their perceived inaccuracies and omissions in Graves's wartime account (they intended to send their annotated copy to the British Museum - but never actually did so). These reproductions come from Lew David Feldman's record of the sale of Sassoon items in 1975. In the printed edition of Good-Bye To All That, Graves omitted nine lines, including the final six, of Sassoon's poem.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        Jean de Jullienne et les graveurs de Watteau au XVIIIème siècle.

      - Notices et documents biographiques par J. Hérold et A. Vuaflart. 1929, 3 vol. de texte in-4 br. et 1 album in-4 de planches, en ff. sous cart. éd./I-Notices et documents biographiques. 289 p121 ill. II-Historique. 172 p32 ill. III-Catalogue. 152 pp. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chapitre livres et presse ancienne]
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        A Farewell To Arms

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1929 - First edition, first printing. Publisher's black cloth, gilt labels with black lettering to the front board and spine. About near fine, with some light rubbing to the extremities, bright spine with a slight lean, light rubbing to the board and the front title label, erased ownership inscription to the front pastedown, part of a bookseller's plate to the front free endpaper, otherwise bright and clean interior. Overall, a sturdy and attractive copy. Set in Italy during World War I, A Farewell to Arms tells the story of a romance between the protagonist Frederic Henry, an American serving as a lieutenant in the Italian ambulance corps, and Catherine Barkley, a British nurse tending to wounded soldiers. Widely considered one of the best novels to come from the war, the novel is, as the dust jacket proclaims, "the very essence of beauty as twisted and made tragic by war" that "expresses the innermost nature of war." Unlike many of the other war novels by contemporary writers, A Farwell to Arms addresses not only the aftermath of WWI but the events of the war itself and specifically the Italian Front around the Battle of Caporetto of Autumn 1917. Accordingly, it stood out amongst the war novels, becoming Hemingway's first best-seller and establishing him as a premier American writer. Interestingly, in his 1958 interview with The Paris Review, Hemingway famously remarked, "I rewrote the ending to Farewell to Arms, the last page of it, thirty-nine times before I was satisfied." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Del teatro teatrale ossia del teatro con 200 riproduzioni di apparati e bozzetti scenici

      Edizioni Tiber, Roma 1929 - In 4, pp. 212 conÂill. n.t.ÂAll'occhietto bella dedica autogr. dell'A. a Carlo Belli (Rovereto, 1903 - Roma, 1991), pittore aderente all'Astrattismo, la cui opera piu' celebre e' Kn del 1935, apprezzatissimo dal collega astrattista Kandinskij. Belli fu sempre molto legato alla sua citta'. Diverse opere sono infatti esposte al Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto. T. tl. ed. Bragaglia espose le sue idee sul teatro in diversi saggi. In questo si sofferma sulla scenografia teatrale dalla Grecia alle macchine sceniche medievali, dalla scena elisabettiana al teatro all'italiana, dalla scena multipla sino alle Avanguardie storiche. ITA

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        Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz

      Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co,, 1929. Octavo. Original grey cloth, colour pictorial image pasted down to front board, titles and decoration to spine in black, illustrated endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout in black and white by Frank Kramer. Spine gently rolled, corners and ends of spine rubbed, "book belongs to" page with tin man and title neatly water coloured in, pages mildly toned, mild soiling to rear cover, in the dust jacket with shallow chipping to corners, wear and short closed tears to extremities, closed tear at head of spine having been repaired with glue at verso. A very attractive copy. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Deux Mazurkas [nos. 1 and 6 from Mazurkas, 1er recueil]. For piano. Autograph musical manuscript signed in full

      [1929]. Folio (350 x 272 mm). 1 bifolium. 3, [i] (blank) pp. Notated in black ink on pre-printed 20-staff paper. Caption titles: "N 1." and "N 2. (Oberek)." Dedication to upper left corner of first page: "a Albert Roussel." Asterisk to title referring to autograph footnote: "Extraits du 'Recueil de Mazurkas (1918-1928)' "; autograph directive for engraver to left of footnote: "en sous-titre." Autograph directive for engraver to lower right corner of first page: "en bas: Avec l'autorisation des Editions Max Eschig, 48 rue de Rome, Paris." Autograph note to left margin of first page: "pour le Supplement de la 'Revue Musicale' (No contenant l'article de R. Petit sur A. Tansman)." Occasional autograph notational corrections in pencil to no. 2. Engraver's markup in pencil. Handstamp to upper right corner of first page: "Gravé." Annotation, "Revue musicale" in pencil to left of title in an unknown hand. Three horizontal creases; small ink stain to left margin and small rust mark to upper edge of first page; stain to final blank page. . Engraver's copy for the separate edition of these two mazurkas published as a supplement to Revue musicale 10, issue 4-5 (1929), in which R. Petit published his article "Alexandre Tansman" (op. cit., pp. 46–54). The entire "Recueil de Mazurkas (1918-1928)," later counted as "1er recueil" (three more followed), was published by Max Eschig, Paris, in 1929. The present mazurka no. 1 is counted "no. 6" in the entire collection; the present no. 2 (Oberek) is counted "no. 1." "Alexandre Tansman was a French composer and pianist of Polish birth... Disappointed with his reception in Poland, he moved to Paris, giving a début recital in February 1920. Soon after his arrival, he became friendly with Stravinsky and Ravel, both of whom encouraged and advised him... Acquainted with many leading musical figures in Paris during these years, Tansman was part of the circle of foreign musicians, known as the Ecole de Paris, that included Martin , Alexander Tcherepnin, Conrad Beck and Marcel Mihalovici. While his music retained many distinctively Polish features, such as Mazurka rhythms and Polish folk melodies, and while he wrote collections of Polonaises, Nocturnes, Impromptus, Waltzes and other Chopinesque miniatures, neo-classical traits appear in works [from about 1925]... Although he never completely abandoned a diatonic framework, critics of the 1920s and 30s described his harmony at times as Scriabinesque and atonal... Tansman was quick to achieve international success... He settled in Los Angeles in 1941 where he became acquainted with Schoenberg, renewed friendships with other European émigrés, including Milhaud and Stravinsky, and composed a number of film scores. He returned to Paris in 1946." Caroline Rae in Grove M.O.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        A Song about Tsar Ivan Vasilyevitch his young body-guard and the valiant merchant Kalashnikov. Translated by John Cournos

      London: The Aquila Press, 1929. No. 288 of 750 copies, on gray Maillol handmade paper, printed in black and red. With decorations by Paul Nash, who also designed the format and binding. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Original full terra-cotta morocco binding, designed by Paul Nash, onlaid with right-angled forms of black and white calf on upper cover, blind rules, pages uncut, black-stained tops, faint shelf wear, else fine, and attractive. Nash, Paul. No. 288 of 750 copies, on gray Maillol handmade paper, printed in black and red. With decorations by Paul Nash, who also designed the format and binding. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Decorations and Binding by Paul Nash. The second book of the press, hand set and printed, "the printing finished on the evening of Thursday, the 27th of June 1929" (Colophon). Ransom could trace only eight titles from the press, the last of them produced in July, 1930. A handsome and unusual example of Nash's work. Ransom, Selective Check Lists, p. 4

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        The Squirrel The Hare and The Little Grey Rabbit;

      London, Heinemann, 1929; - 1st edition, first printing, of Alison Uttley's first published book for children. Hardback.7" x 5.5". Good / No dust jacket. 111pp with delightful colour illustrations by Margaret Tempest and with text in blue. Green pictorial endpapers by Margaret Tempest. Free front endpaper has had a sticker removed leaving a scuff mark and a closed tear which has been repaired. Red covers with black title on front & spine plus pictorial inlay showing Grey Rabbit on stepping stones. 1" from the top of the spine is missing Spine cracked & worn at back hinge , light wear at corner. A nice copy, clean and bright throughout. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wheen O' Books]
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        The Fairy Caravan

      Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1929 The book is in very good minus condition. The binding is solid and thereare no rips. There are a few tiny spots on some of the page edges. There is some moderate overall wear on the front cover and two tinyspots. There is a bookplate pasted inside the front cover and a giftinscription written there too.

      [Bookseller: Jans Collectables]
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        Alexis ou le traité du vain combat EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Au sans pareil, 1929. Fine. Au sans pareil, Paris 1929, 15x21cm, broché sous chemise et étui. - First Edition, one of 75 numbered copies on Arches paper, Roman ours only major paper figures. Small tear a bit, without gravity, level controls. Shirt in black half morocco, spine with five nerves, when tail bordered black morocco case. Rare and beautiful copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 75 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches, le nôtre en chiffres romains, seuls grands papiers. Petite déchirure d'un mors, sans gravité, au niveau des témoins. Chemise en demi maroquin noir, dos à cinq nerfs, date en queue, étui bordé de maroquin noir. Rare et bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Buddenbrooks. Verfall einer Familie. Roman. 2 Bde. Berlin, S. Fischer 1901. 4to. 566,539 S. Hellgrüne Orig.-Leinenbde. mit Jugendstildekor, Rücken- u. Deckeltitel.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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        THE BARRAKEE MYSTERY.

      - Pp. 288+[16](publisher's catalogue, dated Spring 1929), glossary; red cloth, spine and upper board lettered in black, a trifle soiled and slightly rubbed, fore-corners lightly worn, the spine slightly faded and with a couple of short splits to extremities; uncut; hinges starting at a couple of points, one leaf (K1) reinserted, bookseller's sticker laid on title page, a few small edge splits or tears, a couple of leaves slightly creased, scattered light foxing and soiling; Hutchinson & Co., London, n.d.[1929]. First U.K. edition. Loder p. 230 [calling for gilt lettering of cloth]. *Lacking the dust wrapper. The author's scarce second novel and his first detective story, introducing the part-Aboriginal police inspector, Napoleon Bonaparte. The character of Bony was inspired by Upfield's meeting with an old friend, Leon Wood, known as Tracker Leon. Not published in America until 1965, when it appeared under the title The Lure of the Bush.

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        LE TEMPLE D'ANGKOR VAT: Tome I: L'Architecture du Monument. I: l'Architecture du Monument II: La Sculpture Oranametal du Temple III: La Galerie des Bas-Reliefs

      A MOST VALUABLE & COPIOUS EARLY RESOURCE ON ANKOR TEMPLESParis 1929, - Van Oest. Blue cloth, very good, folio 27.5 x 36cm., plate numbers 1-72; + 73-150. Tome II: PREMIERE PARTIE:L'ARCHITECTURE DU MONUMENT, 2 volume set, complete in itselfthis is volume 1 of the 3 volume series, clean bright copy. 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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        Paroles (1923-1927) EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Marseille: Les cahiers du sud, 1929. Fine. Les cahiers du sud, Marseille 1929, 14x19cm, broché. - 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. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 400 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, seul tirage avec 6 Japon et 12 Hollande. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Jacques Baron à "Raymond et Janine Quéneau (sic) leur ami..." Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice de Max Ernst.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Works of Shakespeare. the Text of the First Folio With Quarto Variants and a Selection of Modern Readings: Edited By Herbert Farjeon

      London: The Nonesuch Press, 1929. Hardcover. Near Fine/No DJ as Issued. London: Near Fine/No DJ as Issued. London: Near Fine/No DJ as Issued. London: The Nonesuch Press This is set number 905 of 1050 for sale in Great Britain. Publisher's full niger morocco by A.W. Bain. Covers with gilt double fillet border and tiny gilt star corner ornaments, spines similarly ruled in gilt and blind and lettered in gilt in compartments, top edge cut and gilt, others edges open and untrimmed. Lovely set. Comes with two duplicate volumes (extras of 6 and 7). The only notable defect in all nine volumes is a litlle scratch on the bottom of the spine of one copy of volume 7 (the other copy being fine). No bumps to any volumes, very clean. Elegant period bookplate in all volumes except the duplicates.

      [Bookseller: Joseph Rhea, Bookseller]
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        Moonchild

      London: Mandrake Press,, 1929. A Prologue Octavo. Bound in recent dark green morocco, gilt titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, gilt rule to boards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Pansies

      P. R. Stephenson 1929 - SIGNED by Lawrence on front limitation page. This copy 324 of 500 copies privately printed for subscribers, including 14 previously unpublished poems. Flexible white covers with yellowed glassine wrapper and white slipcase. Book is clean, glassine unchipped, and slipcase intact with only very minor wear to edges. 126pp. Shipped in a box, not an envelope. Domestic shipping includes tracking. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jabberwock Books]
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        The Man Within

      Heinemann 1929 - Third impression from July 1929 impression in VG condition, there is a bookseller sticker to ffep, no other internal markings, pages toned but clean, binding firm. The jacket has toning and general wear and there is a mark to the spine where an old sticker that covered up the price has been removed, please see pics, jacket in removable protective sleeve, paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Setanta Books PBFA]
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        ALL THE EXTANT WORKS OF FRANCOIS RABELIAS

      - (DE BOSSCHERE,JEAN)illus. ALL THE EXTANT WORKS OF FRANCOIS RABELAIS: an American translation by Samuel Putnam. NY: Covici Friede 1929. 3 volumes, folio, cloth backed boards, top edges gilt, boards toned, spines faded, both common with this set, VG+. 1st edition. LIMITED TO 1300 NUMBERED COPIES PRIVATELY PRINTED FOR SUBSCRIBERS. Illustrated with the most magnificent stylized full page color illustrations by De Bosschere and with more than 100 fabulous full page black and whites, all printed on fine paper resulting in fine reproductions. The text is complete with fascinating critical text and notes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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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 front board gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a dark red cloth solander box. Spine a little darkened, bottom corners of boards a touch bumped. An excellent copy in a faintly rubbed and nicked jacket with one short closed tear to rear panel and light vertical crease to spine panel. First edition, first printing, in the second issue dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Osudná vejce. [The Fatal Eggs.]

      Knihy Dobrých Autor?, (Prague) 1929 - First Czech edition. In original, photographically illustrated cover, designed by Vladimir Golovin. The gatherings are unstapled as customary for Czech paperbacks of the time. 101, (3) p. Vladimir Golovin's striking surrealist photomontage on the cover of the rare Czech first edition of the science fiction novel by Mikhail Bulgakov, the master of Russian satire. In original, photographically illustrated cover, designed by Vladimir Golovin. The gatherings are unstapled as customary for Czech paperbacks of the time

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Aus Hamburgs Verwaltung und Wirtschaft. Monatsschrift des Statistischen Landesamtes. Konvolut der Jahre 1929 - 1939 ( = 11 Bände )

      Lütcke & Wulff, Hamburg - Umfangreiche, in sich geschlossene Reihe der Jahre 1929 - 1939 ( = Jahrgang 6 - 16 ). In Bibliothekseinbänden, 4°. Mit sehr zahlreichen statistischen Angaben, Tabellen, Sonderbeiträgen aus Handel, Gewerbe, Wirtschaft, Schiffahrt, Soziales, Bevölkerung, Wohnungsmarkt, Arbeitsmarkt, Gesundheitswesen, Bautätigkeit, Fürsorge, Verkehrsmittel Finanzen, Preisentwicklung etc. Je Band ca. 300 - 500 Seiten. In einigen Bänden einige Karten. Mit meist kleineren Gebrauchsspuren: Einbände etwas berieben, Kanten und Ecken teils bestoßen, Bibliotheksvermerke. Innen diverse Bibliotheksvermerke und -stempel, einige Seiten gebräunt, wenige Seiten leicht beschädigt. ( Lagerort LG ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Voyage au Congo suivi du Retour du Tchad et illustré de soixante-quatre photographies inédites de Marc Allégret

      Gallimard (1929), Paris - Contemporary calf, gilt, by Millioud, original wrappers and spine preserved. 13 inches x 10 inches. Slight wear to extremities, endpapers foxed. One of 1500 copies on Arches paper, this not numbered, but initialed by Gide in place of a number. With a long presentation inscription from Gide to Rosa and Miguel Covarrubias. It was at Gide's suggestion that Covarrubias began writing his masterpiece "Island of Bali". [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Bauhaus. Vierteljahr-Zeitschrift für Gestaltung. Herausgeber Hannes Meyer. Schriftleitung: Ernst Kallai.

      Dessau, Juli - September 1929.. III: Jahrgang, Nummer 3. 4°. 32 S., mit s/w. Abbildungen. Originalumschlag.. Originalausgabe. Enthält neben Aufsätzen zur Gestaltung von Hans Riedel und E. Gimenez Cabailero, Beiträge von Lene Schmidt-Nonne und H.F. Geist zur Kinderzeichnungen und Kunsterziehung. Seite 20-21 mit einem Aufsatz von Kallai zum Bild "Kindheit der Iris" von Paul Klee. - Mit handschriftlichem Vermerk von Hans Fehr "Kinderzeichnung u. Paul Klee" auf dem vorderen Umschlag. - Hinterer Umschlag stark fleckig. Vorderumschlag angestaubt.

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        STORM OF STEEL

      DOUBLEDAY DORAN FIRST AMERICAN EDITION 1929 - HB GREY BLUE CLOTH BUMPED AT BASE OF SPINE ELSE NEAR FINE PP284 DW FINE 8V0 Embedded in the German trenches during World War One and, within a decade of publication, the classic account [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Golf Holes they Talk About

      Privately Printed 1929 - Limited Edition of 880. 64 pages.The book contains reprints of hand-drawn sketches that ¿Hop¿ did on the sports pages of the New York Telegram during 1927. The book has 60 drawings of the New York Metropolitan district golf courses all done by the author. Each illustration also mentions and shows notable members of each club. Some of the courses listed below either no longer exist or have been remodeled, thus, the book is a valuable historical record of golf in the New York area in the 1920s. Includes illustrations of the now lost Oakland and Lido golf course on Long Island. D & J H21640. Book is rare, only a handful of copies have come up for auction over the last twenty years. Other courses featured include Ridgewood, Sleepy Hollow, Engineers, Baltusrol, Leewood, Montclair, Pomonok, and Old Flatbush (Brooklyn). Limited edition of 880. We specialize in golf books. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Valuable Book Group, LLC]
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        POOTOO ITINERARIES: DESCRIBING THE CHIEF PLACES OF INTEREST WITH A SPECIAL TRIP TO LO-CHIA SHAN.

      Kelly & Walsh, Ltd., Shanghai, China. 1929 - Kelly & Walsh, Shanghai. 1929. 12mo. 7". Xx +90 pp. 10 photo plates, 5 maps, and 26 charts. Pictorial boards. Very good condition. "The charming island of Pootoo. In that peaceful and secluded spot, monastic Buddhism as practiced in China is to be seen at its best and fairest." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bjarne Tokerud Bookseller ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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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

      John Howell, San Francisco 1929 - xxxii, 422 pp. plus additions. Signed by the editor and publisher. No. 150 of the Author's Section of the Argonaut Edition (limited to 50 copies). Extra-illustrated with 18 additional items (and typed index) including a n original copy in pencil of a manuscript of the author, "Early Recollections of San Francisco and Bay and River Navigation." a wonderful work. "Most valuable of all Californian reminiscences," Howes, p. 153. Provenance: From the library of Kenneth E. Hill, with his bookplate. Howes D136. Cowan, p. 160. Zamorano 80: 27. Kurutz 170b. Rocq 9091. A near fine copy, tiny chip to paper covering at tip of fore edge. Quarter linen over paper covered boards, paper spine label [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books]
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        Eichendorff: Aus dem Gedicht: Der Dichter. Handkolorierte Original-Holzschnitte von Karl Lorenz, Nummer 15 von 25 Exemplaren.

      Malente-Gremsmühlen, Turmpresse, 1929,. 5 Seiten sind von Lorenz mit Bleistift signiert und datiert. ca. 33 x 21 cm, 18 Blätter, ineinanderliegende lose Bogen, eins von 25 nummerierten Exemplaren auf Japandruckpapier der Ausgabe B [GA 30 Exemplare]. Obere rechte Kante bestossen, farbfrisches Exemplar. Schön. >18. Gastdruck<.. Rodenberg 541. - Nicht im Lindenau-Katalog. - Literatur: Koester, Katherina, "Die Turmpresse von Karl Lorenz 1924-1933", Hamburg, 2005.

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        The Story of Doctor Manente Being the Tenth and Last Story from the Suppers of A. F. Grazzini Call Il Lasca

      G. Gorigoli, Florence; 1929 - Octavo. One of 1000 copies On Lombardy paper signed by the author 119pp., bound in cream colored paper covered boards, printed in red on upper over, central red oval ornament with fleur-de-lis, spine lettering red. A lovely copy with closed tears across the top of front and rear panels, tape residue to endpapers. Contains a bookplate of the Phoenix on front pastedown. Very nice.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        The Shakespeare Head Edition of the Barsetshire Novels ? [with] An Autobiography. Edited by Michael Sadleir

      Stratford-Upon-Avon: Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press and Published for the Press by Basil Blackwell, Oxford and by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1929. No. 18 of 25 copies with a one-page Autograph Letter, Signed, bound in (total edition of 525). With Photographs of Barsetshire by Charles S. Olcott. 14 vols. 8vo. Contemporary three quarter crushed brown levant morocco gilt, spines gilt, t.e.g. at the Riverside Press. A fine set of Trollope's Barsetshire Novels. No. 18 of 25 copies with a one-page Autograph Letter, Signed, bound in (total edition of 525). With Photographs of Barsetshire by Charles S. Olcott. 14 vols. 8vo. Delux issue, one of 25, With Autograph Letter, Signed. Superbly bound set of this excellent edition of Trollope, with a one-page letter, dated 22 February 1882 on Atheneum Club stationery, signed with initials "Yours truly, A.T." "Barchester Towers met with almost unanimous praise from the critics, and now seems the quintessential Trollope novel. ... Trollope himself thought The Last Chronicle his best novel" (ODNB). George Eliot praised Trollope's mastery in conveyinging "thoroughly natural everyday incidents". His critical reputation was in eclipse from the time of his death until Michael Sadleir and David Cecil championed his work - yet his books have always been read.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        THE COMPLETE SET OF FOUR HAND-COLORED PRINTS ILLUSTRATING INCIDENTS IN THE "IRISH R.M." BOOKS. Numbered and signed in pencil "E. ?. Somerville", lower right, and HAND COLORED BY SOMERVILLE HERSELF

      The Derrydale Press, New York 1929 - No. 4 of only 50 sets. 1 vols. Plate size 13-1/4 x 17 inches. "It has been said that in Ireland the inevitable never happens, and the impossible invariably occurs."Edith ?none Somerville (1858-1949), with her cousin Violet Martin (1862-1915), embarked on a notable women's literary collaboration and wrote under the name of Somerville & Ross. Their series of admirable tales of Irish life, some humorous, some tragic, captures the flavor of rural life and everywhere demonstrates their sensitivity to distinctively Irish turns of phrase. Among their best-loved stories are the three books narrating incidents in the life of Major Sinclair Yeates, Resident Magistrate at Skebawn. Published between 1899 and 1915, the Irish R.M. stories are filled with humor, sport, and deftly observed, colorful character sketches. Somerville's cousin died suddenly in 1915; Somerville participated in a number of seances with medium Jem Barlow in 1916, and by the end of 1916, Somerville had resumed writing. She thereafter maintained that she was in constant communication with Violet's spirit. Somerville was also an accomplished illustrator, and in the late 1920s Eugene V. Connett, 3d, proprietor of the Derrydale Press, persuaded her to produce these illustrations from the Irish R.M. books. The limitation states 50 sets, but perhaps only 30 sets were in fact colored and signed.Plate I: A CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE. "Music, even, was not wanting to our progress, and old Flynn, bleating shrilly upon his horn to the hounds below, became idyllic." From Further Experiences of an Irish R.M. Plate II: OCCASIONAL LICENCES. "'Every one'll say I told Slipper to open the gate', said Flurry, grinning." An amusing steeplechase from Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.Plate III: PUT DOWN ONE AND CARRY TWO. "I seemed to myself merely an imbecile, sitting in the heavy rain, staring at a stone wall." From In Mr. Knox's Country. Plate IV: THE COMTE DE PRALINES. "The Comte de Pralines, standing knee-deep in baying hounds ? Miss McCrory squealed 'Yoicks'!" From In Mr. Knox's Country. PRODUCED IN A VERY SMALL LIMITATION, THIS IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE DERRYDALE PRESS SPORTING PRINTS SERIES. Ordeman pp. 49-50 "now among the most highly valued of the Derrydale prints"; Hudson p. 64 1 vols. Plate size 13-1/4 x 17 inches [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Aboriginals and Half-Castes of Central Australia and North Australia

      Victoria: H.J. Green, Government Printer, 1929. Foolscap folio, 63 pp. of which 19 pages are black & white plates (two photographs to a page), a map and a diagram of the 'Proposed Half Caste Home Aboriginal Compound, Darwin N.T.', very good in recent cloth, leather spine label. With numerous photographic illustrations. Bleakley's influential report to government on the life of Aborigines in northern and central Australia. Bleakley's proposal was the main political impetus for the creation of a series of reserves in the north, most particularly in Arnhem Land, as well as Bathurst, Melville and Wessel Islands. Importantly, Bleakley was against most of the restrictive inter-marriage policies then being considered, a position which he continued to promote for many years to come. In the late 1930s he commented that it 'is essential, first of all, to realize that we have no right to attempt to destroy their national life. Like ourselves, they are entitled to retain their racial entity and racial pride.'With a suite of fascinating photographs of conditions in the regions under review.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Les trésors des bibliothèques de France Manuscrits-incunables-Livres rares-Dessins-Estampes-Objets d'art en 6 volumes

      G. Vanoest éditeur 1929 - 6 volumes in 4 reliés en bon état, Vol.1 (fascicules I à IV, 174 pages,1929), Vol.2 (fascicules V à VIII, 170 pages,1929) , Vol.3 (fascicules IX à XII,186 pages, 1930) , Vol.4 (fascicules XIII à XVI, 203 pages, 1933) , Vol. 5 (fascicules XVII à XX, 222 pages,1935) , Vol. 6 (fascicules XXI à XXIV, 220 pages,1938). Anciens exemplaires de bibliothèques propres, amplement illustrés et robustement reliés : tampons de bibliothèques et annulé au bas du premier plat et du dos ainsi que certaines pages des livres, infimes traces de tâches sur les couvertures contrecollées sur les plats. Envoi soigné. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Thot]
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        HAUNTING EDINBURGH

      Bodley Head 1929 - First edition. 8vo. Finely bound in full navy grained morocco. To the upper cover is a "Chivers" style hand painted oval panel depicting Edinburgh Castle and both the spine and boards are decorated with gilt embossed rules and vignettes. Silk doublures and decorative leather turn ins. A fine copy. Sixteen lovely watercolours of Edinburgh scenes and six monochrome drawings by Kate Cameron, as well as 8 other drawings. The binding is unsigned, but bound in at the front pastedown is a notice stating that this book was the first issued after the opening of the Fountainbridge Public Library on 11th March 1940. As the book was published in 1929 the notice must refer to the binding, which presumably was commissioned in celebration of the library's opening. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Poems 1886-1929

      London: Macmillan & Co., Limited,, 1929. 3 volumes, quarto. Original red full crushed morocco, gilt elephant's head motif on spines and covers, decorative gilt turn-ins, top edges gilt, untrimmed, marbled endpapers, housed in a fleece-lined, red cloth slipcase. Etched portrait frontispiece of Kipling by Francis Dodd (signed by the artist), title pages and divisional titles printed in red and black. Spines only lightly sunned. An excellent set. First and signed limited edition,one of 525 numbered copies signed by the author. A beautifully produced set, printed in Baskerville type by the Chiswick Press on handmade paper, and very much in the manner of the superb Sussex Edition of Kipling's works - "planned by Macmillan as a monument to the author who had been a pillar of the firm's prosperity" (ODNB). Some previously unpublished material was included by Kipling (six additional poems in the series "The Muse Among the Motors", together with a new Act (III) and additional notes for "The Marréd Drives of Windsor"). Richards notes that, according to the Kipling Journal for January 1930, the text was revised throughout by the author "with numerous emendations and explanatory subheadings".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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