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        The Middle Parts of Fortune Somme & Ancre, 1916

      London: The Piazza Press issued to subscribers by Peter Davies, Ltd.,, 1929. 2 volumes, octavo. Original brown buckram, titles gilt to spines with gilt rules, top edges gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. A fine set. First edition, the unexpurgated limited edition, number 334 of 520 copies. The book was published in this limited edition in 1929, garnering informed praise and intemperate notoriety in close to equal measure, and an expurgated edition, under the title Her Privates We (taken from the line in Shakespeare's Hamlet immediately following "The Middle Parts of Fortune"), was published the following year. However Manning never achieved fame and it was probably not until the re-issue of the full text in 1977 that the novel received the recognition that it deserved. Manning died of pneumonia at a nursing home in Hampstead in 1935. An excellent set of a book perceived on publication as one of the most powerfully personal visions of the Great War. In Men at War Hemingway described it as "The finest and noblest book of men in war that I have ever read. I read it once each year to remember how things really were so that I will never lie to myself nor to anyone else about them," and T. E. Lawrence remarked that "No praise could be too sheer for this book … it justifies every heat of praise.

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        Filmgegner von Heute - Filmfreunde von Morgen. (Film-foe of Today - Film-friend of Tomorrow.)

      Hermann Reckendorf, Berlin 1929 - First edition. Presentation copy to Erwin and Maria Piscator. In original cloth, with the original photographically illustrated dust cover. 125, (3) p. Inscribed to Erwin Piscator the German Avant-garde theater director and his wife Maria-Ley Piscator the dancer and modernist choreographer. Richter's influential study on Surrealist and Dadaist film and photography. Reproducing works by Richter, Fernand Léger, Man Ray, Eisenstein, Renoir, Pudovkin among others. Dust cover worn, otherwise a fine copy. In original cloth, with the original photographically illustrated dust cover First edition. Presentation copy to Erwin and Maria Piscator [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        A Farewell To Arms

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First EditionSigned Limited Edition. . Very near fine in 1/4 vellum and paper covered boards with vellum corners and with a black leather label on the spine stamped with gilt text. A small quarto measuring 9" by 6" with two small, faint stains on the vellum spine and a number of pages torn in the margins due to rough opening. These tears have been professionally repaired with Japanese tissue with no tears impacting on the printed text of any pages. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, this volume is contained within a restored, paper covered slip-case with an underlying, archival, mat-board structure. The original orange, printed, paper title block with the corresponding copy number is in place with no damage or wear. Some of the original scotch tape which was employed by the previous owner to hold the slip-case together still remains. Gaps in the edges, joints and corners have been filled with papie mache and colored to match the original motif of the case. This is one of only five hundred ten copies numbered and signed by the author. This copy is numbered 305 on the limitation page just above Hemingway's signature. 355 pages of text. Considered by many to be Hemingway's break-through novel which allowed him to achieve popular recognition while still a young man. A previous owner has attached to the limitation page a 1 1/4" by 4 1/2" magazine cut-out announcing the book's publication with the following review: "It is the work of a mature writer; a biting commentary on the effect of war on all it touches; a breathlessly beautiful love story and a vivid picture of warfare on the Italian front." Also, laid-in at the front of the book is a full page article on "Life with Papa at La Vigia" from the September 10, 1966 edition of the Chicago Daily News. Other than the pasted in review, the laid-in newspaper article and the page damage, there is no other indication of prior ownership such as names, dates or book plates. This was the only signed, limited edition done by Hemingway. (Hanneman, 8B)

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        Compendium Maleficarum - Collected in 3 Books from many Sources by Brother Francesco Maria Guazzo of the order of S. Ambrose ad nemus: showing the iniquitous and execrable operations of witches against the human race, and the divine ... (Truncated)

      John Rodker, London, 1929, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, Limited EditionFull Book Title: Compendium Maleficarum - Collected in 3 Books from many Sources by Brother Francesco Maria Guazzo of the order of S. Ambrose ad nemus: showing the iniquitous and execrable operations of witches against the human race, and the divine remedies by which they may be frustrated206 pages (complete). John Rodker was a modernist writer, artist and publisher. He founded, in the 1920s, after working on the second edition of "Ulysses" in Paris, the Casanova society for the publication of limited editions of obscure modern novelists. He continued publishing in London, under his name, limited edition books about the occult and that ilk, of which this book is one. This copy is numbered 796 of 1275. The "Compendium Maleficarum" is here, edited, by the Rev. Montague Summers, a Catholic priest very well known for his writings and works on witches, demonology and vampires. He translated for the first time in English the 'witch-hunters handbook', the "Malleus Maleficarum". Summers was much in favour of this volume about witches, their poisons and spells. In his introduction he calls it: ".of incalculable worth." and ". most salutary and excellent treatise." The Catholic Church was most embarrassed by his enthusiasms here demonstrated and felt obliged to apologise. This is a special edition of this fascinating volume. The cloth cover has wear to the edges and spine. There are shallow shelf depressions. The covers are slightly stained. Inside, the handcrafted paper is in excellent condition. The contents are sure, clear, firm, clean, pleasing and neat. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Occult; Inventory No: amqb.

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        Sur talons rouges. Contes. Aquarelles de Gerda Wegener.

      Paris, G. Briffaut, 1929,. in-4°, IV + 155 p. + 12 planches d'aquarelles hors-texte, non rogne, couverture et dos conserves, reliure en demi-chagrin rouge a coins, double filet a froid sur les plats, dos a 4 nerfs perles, entre-nerfs fleuronnes, filets et roulette dores en tete et queue, tranche superieure doree.. Tirage limite a 449 exemplaires. Un des 400 exemplaires (n° 323) sur verge d'Arches contenant l'etat definitif des gravures en couleurs de Gerda Wegener. Belles illustrations d'inspiration baroque, reflets d'un monde onirique. Certaines a caractere erotique. Carteret V/11.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        The Missions and Missionaries of California (5 volumes; SIGNED)

      1929. 1st. Original cloth. Second Edition of Volume I; First Edition for Volumes II-V. Volumes II, III & IV SIGNED by Engelhardt. 8vo. Various pagination. Numerous plates, maps and diagrams, some folding. Printed sheet listing Father Engelhardt's Historical Works laid in. Orignal brown cloth with gilt lettering. A very good set (bookplates in Volumes II-V; general wear; some staining to boards and bumped corners to Vo. IV); still a nice and uncommon complete set. "Contains much valuable and fugitive minutiae not to be found elsewhere...this monumental publication remains as the cornerstone history of the California missions, indispensable to any research in the field." - Zamorano 80: 34. (Cowan II, pg. 196; Howes E-154).

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        Antlitz Der Zeit: Sechzig Aufnahmen Deutscher Menschen Des 20. Jahrhunderts

      Munich: Transmare Verlag/Kurt Wolff Verlag, 1929. The uncommon 1929 1st edition of this remarkable August Sander highspot in portrait photography. 60 crisp black-and-white studies, skillful and revealing and very, very moving. Such was the power of this unassuming collection that when the Third Reich came to power in 1933, they set their sites on this book, destroying the original plates and puttting a halt to its publication. This copy, while it's seen some wear to the panels, has maintained its basic soundness. The binding remains sturdy, the plates clean and unmarked. Internally, this is a superior copy, with very light soiling to the preliminaries and, most significantly, no markings or flaws of any kind to the plates. The front panel, on the other hand, shows significant wear --specifically, water damage (a light brown staining) covering almost half of the yellow cloth. The staining is undeniable and (I believe) irreversible but, oddly, blends in with the mustard-yellow cloth and doesn't detract too dramatically from the book's appearance. A perfectly serviceable copy, solidly (and conservatively) a G+. Quarto, 15 pg. preface by the formidable Alfred Doblin (of "Berlin Alexanderplatz") plus the 60 plates. . First Edition. Cloth. Good.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        A Room of One’s Own

      London: Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1929 First English edition, first printing. One of 3,040 copies. Publisher's cinnamon cloth, lettered in gilt; in the original pictorial pale pink dust jacket designed by Vanessa Bell, with an illustration to the front panel in navy blue. Book fine; unclipped dust jacket, with some light wear and minor nicks to the spine ends, light toning to the spine, minor splits to the hinges at the spine ends, front flap fold split at the bottom 2/3, bright and clean panels. Overall, a near fine copy in an unusually clean and fresh dust jacket. Housed in a custom navy clamshell box. Kirkpatrick A12b. Woolmer 215b. A Room of One's Own is an extended feminist essay based on a series of lectures Woolf gave at the women's colleges of Cambridge University in October 1928. Specifically, Woolf addresses women's role in and relationship to literature, paying particular attention to how women's sociopolitical status affects their relationship to writing fiction; the essay's title refers to her belief that "a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction." Woolf traces the history of women's writing and uses the character Judith Shakespeare, the fictional sister of William Shakespeare, to illustrate limitations of a patriarchal society on developing women's talents in the arts. Notably, Woolf also addresses the role women's sexuality plays in their writing and even invokes lesbianism, a theme which she hints at in her novels but here addresses directly. This first English edition of A Room of One's Own was preceded only by a signed limited edition of 600 copies that was published only a few days prior.. Illus. by Bell, Vanessa. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        PASTELERIA, CONFITERIA, THEORY AND PRACTICE, CONFECTIONER, J. M. ERICH WEBER 1929

      International Fach Verlag - Rabedeul-Dresden. Germany. 1929. Holandesa con puntas. 32X24. 444p+1 gran desplegable. Poliglota, Castellano, Ingles, Aleman. Profusamente ilustrado de bellas fotografias pasteleras y confiteras. Ref 7.2 Biblioteca AD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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

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        Einstein

      Paris: Black Sun Press, 1929. Number 35 of 50 numbered copies on on Japan vellum. Frontispiece. 1 vols. 4to. Original wrappers, in open faced repaired golden slipcase. Laid into black cloth slipcase and chemise. Provenance: Jonathon Goodwin, his sale Sotheby Parke-Bernet March 29, 1977, lot 212 (Sale 3966).

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        A Farewell to Arms

      Good Charles Scribner's Sons. J Book Condition: Hardcover Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. A Farewell to Arms FIRST EDITION Ernest Hemingway 1929 1ST ISSUE Rare Book

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        Havelock Ellis In Appreciation

      The Oriole Press, Berkeley Heights, NJ 1929 - (full book description) The Oriole Press, Berkeley Heights, NJ, 1929. Limited Edition VG-, Hard Cover, No Dust Jacket. Size=6.5"x8", 299pgs. Tipped in Frontis, 14 Plates. Green boards, tan cloth spine with green paper Title label. Limited Edition #185 of 450 numbered copies. Cover front fore-edge corners bumped splitting blue paper outer layer, page ends moderately agetoned, o.w. clean and tight. No ink names, bookplates etc. Text & illustrations bright and in Fine condition. Also has chapter heading B/W illustrations. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Cow's in the Corn. A One-Act Irish Play in Rhyme

      Gaylordsville, [Conn.]: The Slide Mountain Press, 1929. First separate edition, no. 64 of 91 copies printed by James & Hilda Wells, each signed by the author. [32] pp. 1 vols. Square 16mo. Patterned paper over flexible boards, uncut edges. Pencil signature of M. S. Slocum, Pasadena. Bookplate. Slightly bowed. Fine copy, signed by Frost on the half-title. Cloth slipcase and chemise. Frost's whimsical play, the second book of the Slide Mountain press of James R. Wells, "an attractive playboy, with enough money to engage in fine press printing" (Thompson).

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        Sein und Zeit (Being and Time).

      Max Niemeyer, Halle 1929 - Half-title + TP + Dedication page + TP + [VII]-XI + Inhalt + [1]-438 + 1 leaf with printer information on verso Octavo. Second Edition.The Uncommon Second Edition of One of the Most Influential Philosophical Books of the 20th Century.Arguably, one of the most influential philosophical books of the 20th century, this is an attempt to come to grips with the notion of Being. In Heidegger's view this was the fundamental philosophical question, but one which has been submerged beneath the jargon of western metaphysics as it drifted from its original Greek sources. The book is potent with the sense of a "new "start", a hope with which it imbued even the darkest of its existentialist derivatives. Published two years after the first edition, this copy looks identical to the 1927 printing, but for the date on the title page. In original publisher's tan cloth with dark brown lettering to the front cover and a brown label with gilt lettering to the spine. Several scattered spots to the front cover. The book is splitting - but completely firm - just between the half title and title page. Otherwise, a clean, solid and thoroughly respectable copy of this important book. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

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        A Room of One’s Own

      London: Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press 1929 - First English edition, first printing. One of 3,040 copies. Publisher's cinnamon cloth, lettered in gilt; in the original pictorial pale pink dust jacket designed by Vanessa Bell, with an illustration to the front panel in navy blue. Book fine; unclipped dust jacket, with some light wear and minor nicks to the spine ends, light toning to the spine, minor splits to the hinges at the spine ends, front flap fold split at the bottom 2/3, bright and clean panels. Overall, a near fine copy in an unusually clean and fresh dust jacket. Housed in a custom navy clamshell box. Kirkpatrick A12b. Woolmer 215b. A Room of One's Own is an extended feminist essay based on a series of lectures Woolf gave at the women's colleges of Cambridge University in October 1928. Specifically, Woolf addresses women's role in and relationship to literature, paying particular attention to how women's sociopolitical status affects their relationship to writing fiction; the essay's title refers to her belief that "a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction." Woolf traces the history of women's writing and uses the character Judith Shakespeare, the fictional sister of William Shakespeare, to illustrate limitations of a patriarchal society on developing women's talents in the arts. Notably, Woolf also addresses the role women's sexuality plays in their writing and even invokes lesbianism, a theme which she hints at in her novels but here addresses directly. This first English edition of A Room of One's Own was preceded only by a signed limited edition of 600 copies that was published only a few days prior. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Farewell to Arms

      Charles Scribner's Sons 1929 - Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Scribner's Seal is present on the copyright page. 1st issue jacket priced at $2.50, heroine's name misspelled, Katharine Barclay. No disclaimer on page X. Rare Book. {ref: Hannemann A8a, McBride}. Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, light on the boards. Chipping at the spine label, age toning, light spots on the pages. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+, shelf wear, chipping, short tears. Age toning, light stains. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Worst Jourey in the World Antarctic 1910-1913 (Vol 1 & 2)

      CONSTABLE AND COMPANY, LONDON 1929 - general wear, foxing on fore edges, lightly age toned pages, spines darkened, worn extremities, some markings on front end papers, fold-out map in rear of Vol. I has creased & tanned edge, else, good binding, clean and unmarked text. DATE PUBLISHED: 1929 EDITION: SECOND ED [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Document, signed ("Owen Wister"), being an agreement between Paramount and Wister

      Philadelphia, 1929. 2 pp., docketed. Tan wrappers bound with brass brads, with title typed on upper wrapper, and file stamp of "Paramount Famous Lasky Corp" on upper cover, docketed by Paramount, light creasing and toning. Film Rights to The Virginian Wister sells the motion picture rights to THE VIRGINIAN to Paramount, who filmed it the following year with Gary Cooper in the lead. THE VIRGINIAN is considered the first cowboy novel.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Ukridge

      Herbert Jenkins Ryerson Press 1929 - An interesting item and effectively the Canadian first as there is no Canadian publisher.No idea why but Ryerson were given distribution rights to the first fourteen titles that HJ published from Piccadilly Jim to Carry on Jeeves.From then onwards Canada published their own editions up to 1940 .Perhaps they were testing the water . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eustachio Celebrino da Udene, Calligrapher, Engraver and Writer for the Venetian Press

      Paris: Pegasus Press, 1929. Limited to 175 Numbered Copies, Copy Number 13. Woodcuts in text and 8 page facsimile tipped in. 1 vols. 8vo. Original black cloth, stamped in gilt, te.g. Very fine in dust jacket and original slipcase. Bookplate of Albert Sperisen.

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        Madonna of the Peach-Tree

      [Verona: Officina Bodoni, 1929. Private Edition of 120 copies on Imperial Japanese paper for John Holyrod-Reece. This Copy Printed for Marthe Hyde. 1 vols. 12mo. Orange cloth. Some wear and with loss of peach on front cover.

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        A Room of OneÕs Own

      New York/London: Fountain/Hogarth Press, 1929. 8vo. 159 pp. Original brick-red cloth with gilt titles. A near fine copy in a folding case. Bookplate of Stuart Schimmel on front paste down, signature of Robert Hunter on front free end paper.First edition, large paper issue, number 116 of 492 copies signed by Woolf in her customary purple ink on the half title. A classic of feminist literature in which Woolf considers the past and present barriers to women writers in a patriarchal culture and which originated as lectures given by Woolf at two womenÕs colleges in Cambridge. "A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction."

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        EL ARTE EN ESPAÑA

      CEIX & BARRAL 1929 - Soporte: Entelado/On linen. Localidad: Barcelona. Tamaño del cartel: 73x105cm El cartel está en excelente condición.

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        Trout Fishing from All Angles

      London: Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, 196 Shaftesbury Street, 1929. First Edition, no. 197 of 375 copies, signed by the author. With 250 tipped-in half-tone illustrations from photographs and 30 hand-tied flies in mount on lower pastedown. 448 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original full blue morocco gilt, spine gilt, with arms of Lonsdale Library on upper board, t.e.g., fine.

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        Corpse on the Mat

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1929. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Contents foxed; an excellent copy in the jacket with sunned spine and edges. First edition, first impression. An early Kennedy detective novel, and published later the same year in the US under the title The Man Who Rang the Bell. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the front pastedown.

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        PROYECTO ORIGINAL DE EXTRUCTURACION DEL CASCO ANTIGUO DE BARCELONA, J. DE DALMAU 1929

      1929 - PROYECTO DE EXTRUCTURACION DEL CASCO ANTIGUO DE BARCELONA, J. DE DALMAU 1929. CONTIENE. 1,5MX1M. REF MAPS 2. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Original Watercolor Birds of Fiji

      VG/--. 1929. Watercolor. Francis R. Cope, Jr. author, was very interested in natural history, conservation - Woodbourne Orchards ["Donated to The Nature Conservancy in April 1956 by conservationist Francis R. Cope, Jr., this is one of the Conservancy's first preservesâ€?"and marks the start of its work in America's Keystone State nearly half a century ago."], and acquired a noted ornithology book collection that now resides at the Library Company of Philadelphia. He with his daughter Theodora Cope travelled threw out the South Pacific looking at birds including Fiji Islands in 1929-32 period. He also was a friend of Dr. Casey Wood. Several publications are inscribed to Mr. Cope. While in Fiji, he purchased these 8 original watercolors by W. J. Belcher. . For more details go to Riverowgallery.com .

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        Odalisque in a Tuille Skirt

      1929. Original lithograph on Chine paper. Image size: 28.5 x 30 cm. Sheet size: 42 x 51.8 cm. Edition of 50 and 10 artist's proofs. Signed and numbered in pencil lower right by Matisse. This image is also known as Hindoue à la jupe de tulle in Duthuit's raisonne of Matisse, but Alfred H. Barr classifies the woman as an Odalisque rather than a Hindu in his book Matisse, His Art and His Public.

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        Art Nonsense And Other Essays

      n.p.: Cassell & Co., Ltd. & Francis Walterson, 1929 - The first use of "Perpetua" Type designed by Gill First edition, 30 of 100 copies, signed. 8vo. With Gill woodcut on title page. x, 324, [1] pp. Maroon cloth. Fine in damaged box. Gill, Bibliography 18 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Blumenbuch

      Leipzig: Mainzer Presse, 1929. First trade edition. With 250 hand-colored woodcuts after Koch by Fritz Kredel. 3 vols. Folio. Original boards, title labels on upper covers. Near fine with light wear to spines, in original slipcases (slighty rubbed). Koch and Kredel's Masterpiece Botanical Book A superb collection of wildflower woodcuts by the noted artist and engraver Fritz Kredel, whose graver has caught perfectly the delicate beauty of Koch's original depictions. The first trade edition, preceded by a special edition of only 20 copies.

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        Blind Fireworks

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1929. Octavo. Original cream cloth, blue green spine label lettered in black. With the dust jacket. Some foxing to edges and endpapers; an excellent copy in the slightly soiled jacket. First edition, first impression, first issue in the cream cloth. The author's first collection, written while he was still a student at Oxford. One of 1,000 copies printed. From the publisher's archive.

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        Das Blumenbuch. 3 Bände in einem Band.

      Mainz , C. H. Kleukens, Mainzer Presse für Insel Verlag, Leipzig, 1929-1930.. Starkes grünes Originalhalbleder mit Lederecken und vergoldetem Rückentitel. Handeinband. Gelenke und Ecken etwas berieben. 4° (31 x 23 x 6,3 cm). Zu jedem Band 3 Blätter Titelei und 3 Blätter Inhaltsverzeichnis und Impressum sowie insgesamt 250 Tafeln mit den farbigen Zeichnungen, zwischengebunden einige weiße Blätter. Die Zeichnungen von Rudolf Koch, in Holz geschnitten von Fritz Kredel, handkoloriert von Emil Wöllner. Blumenbestimmungen von Hans Heil, Leipzig. Im Innenbereich nahezu tadellos und keinerlei Eintrag. Schönes Exemplar.. Eins von 1000 Exemplaren, Druck der Mainzer Presse. - Sarkowski 950 #FL1121

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        Toad of Toad Hall

      UK: Methuen. London, Methuen, 1929. Limited Edition, being one of 200 copies. Signed by both Milne and Grahame. The book is fine with a little wear, the jacket is near fine with a little staining to the rear plate, a 40mm tear to the spine with a 20mm tear, some light wear to the jacket tips and a couple of very short tears. A nice copy. . Fine. Hardback. Limited Edition. 1929.

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        The adventures of Joseph Andrews, etc. (With an introduction by George Saintsbury)

      London : Scholartis Press 1929 - Physical description; 409 p. ; 27 cm. Limited edition; signed by the illustrator. No. 42 of an edition of only 80 copies on Millbourn handmade paper. Finely bound in full, gilt-blocked limp vellum with leather tie-closures, worn. Spine bands and panel edges very slightly toned as with age. An uncommonly good example; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. 2 Kg. 409 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Feathered Game from a Sporting Journal

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1929. Deluxe Edition, Number 3 of 50 Copies Printed on Large Paper, Signed by Burke and Connett. Hand-colored frontispiece, colored title-page vignette, and 10 colored illustrations of various birds by Edgar Burke. 1 vols. 4to. Three-quarters maroon morocco gilt, unopened at top edge. Spine very lightly faded, light rubbing at joint, some offsetting from frontispiece. Laid in to quarter crimson morocco slipcase, with leather label on upper cover. One of 50 copies Includes illustrations of the Quail-Bobwhite, Ruffed Grouse, Ring Necked Pheasant, American Woodcock, Wilson's Snipe, Canada Goose, Black Duck, Canvasback, Widgeon, and Mallard. With booklabel of Samuel B. Webb and another.

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        American Hunting Scenes. The Check

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1929. First and only edition of 250 signed proofs (unnumbered). Hand-colored aquatint engraving, within a watercolor border at edge of platemark. Signed by the artist lower left. 1 vols. Plate size 19 x 12-1/2 inches on a larger sheet of handmade paper, overall dimensions 25 x 18-1/2. Some chipping at margins. Near fine. These are, notes Ordeman, "the first aquatints depicting contemporary American foxhunting scenes ever published ... 'The First Flight' was the first print published, and it was only after it had proven popular that Mr. Connett issued the three prints that completed the set." The Check, depicting six huntsmen in an autumn landscape, beside a field where hounds are casting for scent, was the third in the series.

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        Scotland V England 1929

      1929 - Official programme for the Calcutta Cup at Murrayfield on March 16 1929. Scotland won 12-6 in their final game of the series to clinch the Championship. Covers sl rubbed, staple missing an minimal rust staining, single change to team line-ups noted in pen. Very good. 

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        Kino Zavtra(Cinema Tomorrow)

      FURDUEV, V.V. Kino Zavtra (Cinema Tomorrow). 242, [2] pp. 8vo., bound in publisher's illustrated wrappers, in a new red cloth folding box. Moscow: Moskovskii rabochii, 1929 |~||~||~||~| A scarce, and well designed book with OCLC listing three copies worldwide, one in America, at Harvard. A very good copy of a fragile book.

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        Gästebuch des Restaurant-Betreibers Arthur Kannenberg in Berlin.

      Berlin 1929 - 1936.. 27 x 21 cm. Lederband der Zeit mit 4 Messingbeschlägen, goldgeprägter Ornamentik und den Aufschriften "AK" und "1929" auf intarsierten Lederstücken. Ca. 78 Blatt, davon 95 Seiten beschrieben oder illustriert. Mit mehreren hundert Eintragungen, 2 Aquarellen, 1 ganzseitigen Farbstiftzeichnung, Federzeichnungen (meist Karikaturen), 3 Bleistiftzeichnungen, 1 einmontierten Orig.-Foto, 2 Zeitungsausschnitten und 2 lose eingesteckten Karten.. Bedeutsames Zeugnis zur Kulturgeschichte Berlins und charakteristisches Beispiel für die Entwicklung des "Zeitgeistes" von der Weltwirtschaftskrise bis zur Machtergreifung der Nationalsozialisten. Der Berliner Gastwirt Oscar Kannenberg, Inhaber eines Lokals in der Dorotheenstraße, überreicht mit einer kalligraphischen Widmung auf Blatt 2 "seinem lieben Sohne Arthur Kannenberg" das Gästebuch für dessen neueröffnetes Ausflugslokal "Onkel Toms Hütte" mit herzlichsten Wünschen zum 23. Februar 1929". Eine aquarellierte Federzeichnung von Peter Geh auf Seite 1 zeigt das im Grunewald gelegene weitläufige Etablissement. Die gute Küche und die nahe U-Bahn bewirken offenbar, dass sich Kannenbergs "Onkel Toms Hütte" schnell zu einem beliebten Ausflugsrestaurant und zu einem " angesagten" Treffpunkt der Berliner Prominenz entwickelt. In nur 1,5 Jahren trägt sich eine unübersehbare Menge von Künstlern, Schriftstellern, Politikern, Sportlern und anderen Tagesgrößen mit Gedichten, Sprüchen, Zeichnungen etc. in Kannenbergs Gästebuch ein. Dann scheint jedoch die Wirtschaftskrise die Oberhand zu gewinnen: Eine ganzseitige Kalligraphie zeigt im Herbst 1930 an, daß Kannenberg "Onkel Toms Hütte" aufgegeben und stattdessen "Pfuhls Weinstuben" in der Stresemannstr. 103 gepachtet hat, die er nun als "Pfuhls Hütte" weiterführt. Das Publikum ist jetzt ein anderes: Frontkämpfer-Vereine begleiten 1931 jede Eintragung mit "Front Heil!", und die Schriftsteller, die am 24. Februar 1931 zusammenkommen, sind Erwin Guido Kolbenheyer, Jakob Schaffner und Hans Grimm. Der jüdische Maler und Graphiker Fritz Heinsheimer, der den rundlichen Wirt im Januar 1931 mit Bier- und Weinglas treffend karikiert, ist bereits eine Ausnahme. Ein Jahr später, im April 1932, ist Kannenberg dem Zeitgeist noch weiter nach rechts gefolgt: Eine Federzeichnung von Paul Wagner, München 1.4.1932, zeigt die neue Wirkungsstätte Kannenbergs: Das "Kasino im Braunen Haus" in München. Hierauf folgt nur noch ein ganzseitiges Gedicht des Malers Bernhard Zickendraht (1854-1937), der Kannenbergs ungeheures Glück gar nicht genug rühmen kann, hier dem "Führer" so nah zu sein und ihn gar zum Lachen gebracht zu haben: "... Was wenig Sterblichen ist beschieden / Was der sehnlichste Wunsch von Millionen ist / Dieses große Glück hast Du hienieden / Der Du alltäglich um Ihn bist ...". Die folgende Seite enthält eine gelungene farbige Kreidezeichnung Zickendrahts (signiert und datiert Januar 1936) mit einem Porträt, das Kannenberg in bayerischer Tracht beim Singen zum Akkordeonspiel zeigt. Hitler soll in der Tat ein Fan von Kannenbergs Musizieren gewesen sein: "Christa Schroeder, eine der Sekretärinnen Hitlers, beschreibt Kannenberg in ihren Erinnerungen als 'excellenten Alleinunterhalter, der mit dem sprichwörtlichen Berliner Witz und Humor gesegnet war'" (Wikipedia). Und so wurde denn Arthur Kannenberg, der noch wenige Jahre zuvor Feuchtwanger und Brecht bewirtet hatte, Adolf Hitlers Hausintendant. -- Aus der großen Anzahl von Eintragungen seinen hervorgehoben die Schriftsteller: Charlie Roellinghoff (Drehbuchautor), Lion Feuchtwanger und Bertolt Brecht (zusammen im August 1929), Hans Schneider (der spätere Hans Schwerte?), Artur Landsberger, Joachim Ringelnatz ("mit Muschelkalk" sowie mit Federzeichnung und sechszeiligem Gedicht), E. G. Kolbenheyer, Jakob Schaffner, Hans Grimm. - Musiker: Paul Noack, Rolf Marbot, Mischa Spolansky, Paul Lincke (mit Musikzitat "Glühwürmchen"), Willi Kollo (mit Musikzitat), Otto Siransky (mit Musikzitat), Hermann Abendroth. - Theaterdirektoren Robert Liedemit, Eugen Robert, Kurt Ehrlich. - Sängerinnen und Sänger: Mafalda Salvatini, Richard Tauber, Emanuel List, Fritz Massary, Claire Waldoff (mit 6zeiligem Gedicht), Maria Ney. - Weitere Bühnen- und Filmkünstler: Angelo Ferrari, Otto Wallburg (Starb im KZ), Reinhold Schünzel, Oskar Homolka, Grete Mosheim, Albert Bassermann, Agnes Esterhazy, Victor Varconi (mit 5 Porträt-Karikaturen), Otto Gebühr (mit Selbstkarikatur als Friedrich der Große), Hans Albers (gemeinsam mit Mischa Spoliansky und mit Anspielung auf ihren Revue-Erfolg "Zwei Krawatten"), Charlotte Ander, Ida Wüst, Paul Wegener, Alfred Braun (der Rundfunk-Pionier), Gustav Diessl, Camilla Horn, Heinrich George ("und Frau und Doggen"), Albert Paulig, Max Ehrlich und Paul Morgan (starben beide im KZ), Alice Hechy, Hella Kürten, Georgia Lind, Ralph Arthur Roberts (mit Selbstkarikatur), Kurt Gerron (starb im KZ), Willi Schaeffers, Gretl Berndt, Carlo Aldini, Paul Westermeier, Else Reval, Maria Paudler, Gerda Maurus, Fritz Kampers, Henry Bender, Walter Janssen, Olga Desmond u. v. a. - Bildende Künstler: der Photograph Wilhelm Maywald (mit Aquarell), Paul Simmel (mit ganzseitiger Selbstkarikatur beim Hummer-Essen), Fritz Heinsheimer (mit Porträt Kannenbergs), Bernhard Zickendraht (mit Porträt Kannenbergs). - Aus Politik und Wirtschaft: Hermann Müller (Außenminister und Reichskanzler), Philipp Scheidemann (SPD-Politiker, Ministerpräsident), Wolfgang, Käte und Joachim Stresemann, Heinrich Brüning (Reichskanzler), Bernhard Weiß (Berliner Polizei-Vizepräsident, Hauptgegner Goebbels'), Wilhelm Groener (General, Reichswehr- und Innenminister), Erich Koch-Weser (Reichsinnen- und Justizminister), Hjalmar Schacht (Reichsbank-Präsident), Franz Ritter von Epp (NS-Führer, Reichsstatthalter in Bayern), Alfred Hugenberg (Politiker, Inhaber eines Medienkonzerns). - Sportler: die Boxer Franz Diener und Max Schmeling, der Pilot Joachim von Köppen (mit Zeichnung eines Flugzeugs), der Trabrennfahrer Charlie Mills. - Eine einmontierte Orig.-Photographie zeigt Max Schmeling, Anny Ondra und Begleiter. - Als weitere prominente Beiträger seien Friedrich Heinrich, Prinz von Preußen, Margarete von Rheinbaben, Fee von Reznicek und der englische Erfinder der Dampfturbine, Sir Charles Algernon Parsons, erwähnt. Am Schluß zwei lose eingesteckte Karten, von denen eine (mit Ansicht des "Jagdzimmers" von "Onkel Toms Hütte") die Signatur Gustav Stresemanns von 1927 trägt. - In seiner Reichhaltigkeit bietet das Gästebuch Kannenbergs einen faszinierenden Querschnitt durch die "Gesellschaft" Berlins und ihre Vielfalt von Talenten kurz vor dem Untergang ihrer großen Epoche. #M05101

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        Girl Scouts Loan Exhibition of Colonial and Early Federal Furniture, Portraits and Glass 1929

      American Art Galleries, New York 1929 - This is a very good copy of the original catalog for the 1929 Girl Scouts Loan Exhibition, which has been bound in dark gray cloth, with red and gilt title label on the spine. The original green and gilt printed catalog cover bound in. Completely clean outside. Inside covers generally clean, but a few marks to front cover lower left, and one page with old tape repairs. This repaired page has a plate on each side (no.570-71), and the repairs are on either side of the photograph just touching its' border. A few pages have very faint tan streaks on them, possibly from the binding process. Also a few abrasions to texts. Otherwise very clean and fresh. Preface. Short texts introduce the sections. Texts by George S. McKearin, Andrew Varick Stout, Louis Guerineau Meyers and E.T.H. 926 works in the exhibition. All reproduced in black & white photographs. This historic exhibition was held at the American Art Galleries in New York from September 25th to October 9, 1929. 10 1/2" high X 7 1/2" wide. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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