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        THE YELLOW ROCK

      Herbert Jenkins 1929. . 1st Ed. 312pp. + [viii] publ. adverts. Edges lightly foxed, e.ps. lightly browned, original bright cloth, minor marking, spine very sl. darkened and chipped. The first novel of David John Footman (1914-1983). Footman rose high at the Foreign Office, became Emeritus Fellow of St. Anthony?'s College Oxford and was an historian of the Soviet Union. For many years he was a spy, every good account of Kim Philby seems to mention him. Footman?'s second novel ?'Pig and Pepper?' first published in 1936 and reprinted in 1954 attracted a small cult following. US$528

      [Bookseller: Francis Edwards Bookshop]
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        Three Things

      London: Faber and Faber 1929 - Illustrated by Gilbert Spencer. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies. Signed by Yeats. Publisher's light blue paper boards, lettered in gilt. About very good, with some light rubbing to the extremities, chipping and minor loss to the spine as usual, light toning to the spine and board edges, minor soiling, former owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, former owner's pencil signature to the front free endpaper, otherwise bright and clean interior. Overall, a presentable copy. Wade 166. Three Things is a poem that is published as No. 18 in Faber's Ariel Poems, a series of 38 pamphlets published from 1927-1931. Each pamphlet paired an author's single poem with illustrations by a selected artist. "Three Things" is an eerie exploration of the "three dear things that women know;" specifically, Yeats alludes to children, lovers, and her "rightful man." This volume is illustrated with two images by renowned English artist Gilbert Spencer, who recorded his first encounter with Yeats in his autobiography Memoirs of a Painter: "At that time I had scarcely read any poetry, but did not find listening to W. B. Yeats difficult at all, easy in fact; all he needed was the shape of his listeners in his line of vision, though visionary he most certainly was." [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE STRANGE DISAPPEARANCE OF MARY YOUNG

      Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1929., 1929. First edition. Author's first book. Cloth a little rubbed, else near fine in a fine, bright, colorful dust jacket, complete with a promotional wraparound band. Introduces Tommy Rankin of Philadelphia's Homicide Bureau. At the end of a ride on the scenic railway at the Woodlawn Amusement Park, a young girl remains in the front seat. When the guard tries to collect her fare he sees that she is dead ... stabbed through the heart!!! Rankin investigates. Sharp copy.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Arlequin à la manière venitienne.

      Paris. 1929 - Silkscreen pochoir. 67 x 52 cm. Signed and dated 29 XII 1929 in the image. Additional text: Denis Sarthon Orme. Framed and glazed. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        THE WINDING STAIR

      New York: The Fountain Press. Very Good+ with no dust jacket; The inside covers and blue endpapers are . faded at the extremities with a narrow band of staining at the outer edge. . The interior is solid and clean with no writing, names or other marks. The . covers are lightly worn at the extremities with some very light rubbing . and random spotting.. 1929. Limited Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. The blue cloth covers have gilt border decoration, top edge gilt and gilt spine titling with Fountain Press and Yeats leather labels. ; 8vo; This is copy number 244, signed on the half title page W. B. Yeats.; Signed by Author .

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        Die Tepler deutsche Bibel des 14. Jahrhunderts. Böhmerlandsdrucke.

      Reichenberg, Gebrüder Stiepel 1929 - OHPgmt.mit OSchuber, 81 S., 4° mit 5 signierten Litographien im Text. Vergoldeter Kopfschnitt u. unregelmässiger Schnitt, Rückenvergoldung. Textteil mit- 5 OLitographien-Bildtafeln verziert u. Seiten mit Filigranen auf Büttenpapier gedruckt. Numeriertes Exemplar No.: 40 von 50 St. Bibliophilische Zubereitung. Exemplar in gutem Zustand. Selten. sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de

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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 within double panel, top edges gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. Spines a little rolled, light rubbing to ends and corners, nice sound copies in very good condition. First edition, the unexpurgated limited edition, number 187 of 525 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. But 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 copy 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." The original unexpurgated form of a WW1 classic.

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        CUADERNO SAN MARTIN

      Cuadernos Del Plata .- Proa, Buenos Aires 1929 - Con un retrato a lápiz del Autor por S.Ocampo .- 63 páginas .- Edición limitada a 250 ejemplares , ejemplar numerado .- Ejemplar en buen estado .- El lomo y parte de la cubierta desteñidos por la luz .- Muy buen estado interior .- **** - first edition .- With a portrait of the Author by Silvina Ocampo .- 63 pp. .-limited and numbered edition to 250 copies . A very good copy .- Spine sunned .- marginal decoloration on cover .- Size: In 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        My Private Diary

      OCCULT PUB. JUNE, 1929, CHICAGO - General wear, lightly age-toned, very few fraying threads, small bookplate on rear of front endpaper, loose hinges, front endpaper has a small inscription and signed "To Miss Virginia Love, Sincerely, Rudolph Florence, the Shrine of the Sheik." DATE PUBLISHED: JUNE, 1929 EDITION: FIRST ED 313 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Illustrirte Zeitung Leipzig. 173.Band Juli bis Dezember 1929 IN DER ORIGINALEN V E R L A G S - E I N B A N D D E C K E

      Leipzig J.J.Weber Verlag, 1929.. . Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlagseinband (dunkelgrüner Kalliko-Festeinband im Großformat 28 x 38 cm) mit illustriertem Rücken- sowie Deckeltitel ebenfalls in Goldprägung sowie Ganzsprenkelschnitt, die farbig illustrierten Einbände der einzelnen Hefte jeweils vollständig mit eingebunden, vorab Gesamt-Inhaltsverzeichnis des 2.Halbjahres mit den Abschnitten Allgemeines / Erzählungen usw. / Geographisches / Künstler / Porträte, Biographien. Insgesamt 942 Seiten, mit unzähligen Fotoabbildungen und - teilweise ganz- und doppelseitigen / farbigen - Zeichnungen auf Kunstdruckpapier, Schrift: Fraktur. - "Nachrichten über alle wesentlichen Zeitereignisse, Zustände und Persönlichkeiten der Gegenwart, öffentliches und gesellschaftliches Leben, Wissenschaft und Kunst" (Untertitel) - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in sehr guter Erhaltung

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        Shadows of the Sun (Second Series)

      Paris: The Black Sun Press. 1929. First. First edition. French folded printed wrappers and original unprinted glassine. Glassine shows a little age-toning and edgewear, else fine. Limitation statement states this is "one of 44 nunbered [sic] copies." This copy is not nunbered, or numbered, for that matter. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Courts of the Morning

      First published September, 1929" on copyright page, 7/6 price on jacket spine. Moderate foxing on edges, prelims and last 50 pages, else very clean, square and unmarked. Jacket has light rubbing on rear panel and the slightest fraying at extremities; else clean, bright and intact. Part of the Richard Hannay series, which also included Buchan's best known work The Thirty-Nine steps. Features Sandy Arbuthnot, who discovers that a weatlhy tycoon is plotting to rule the world from his base in South America. Sandy leads a revolution to scuttle the plot. Extremely nice copy. From the Otto Penzler collection.

      [Bookseller: Saratoga Books LLC]
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        The Courts of the Morning. A Richard Hannay novel

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1929, 1929. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Publisher's light blue cloth (also issued in green cloth) with title and trim printed in black. Minor wear to cloth.A near fine copy in a very good bright and sharp dustwrapper with minor soiling and a shallow chip of loss to the head of the spine not aftecting text. Minor spotting to page edges, internally clean. A handsome copy. A dramatic series of adventures which take place against the backdrop of a small South American Republic that has fallen under the spell of a ruthless Dictator. The fifth novel to feature Buchan's most enduring character, the adventurous government agent (Sir) Richard Hannay. In this episode, attention shifts to Sandy Arbuthnot, Hannay's old ally who previously appeared in the 'The Thirty Nine Steps' and 'Greenmantle'. Blanchard. See also Haining; Crime Fiction p193-4.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        THE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN STORYBOOK

      N Y, N Y: E. P. Dutton,. Good with no dust jacket. 1929. First American Edition. Hardcover. Signed 1st; B&W Illustrations; Square 8vo 8" to 9"; xiii, 171 pages; #83/350 large paper edition signedby Milne & Shepard. 4to, orig. 1/2 cloth & pictorial bds. Front cover dampstained with paper corner covers gone. Light waterstain through first 3 leaves. Contents lightly toned. ; Signed by Author & Illustrator; 0 .

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        CIRCUITO IMPERIAL. Cuadernos de La Gaceta Literaria 1.

      Madrid 1929 - 4ºm, 124p, 1h, fots. en texto. Cubs. ajadas, roz. 1929

      [Bookseller: Escalinata, librería]
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        SINCE CEZANNE. Presentation Copy.

      Chatto & Windus (1929), London - Bell, Clive. SINCE CEZANNE. Presentation Copy. London: Chatto and Windus, (1929). First Phoenix Library Edition. 8vo. 230 pp. With black and white illustrations. A very good or better copy in orange cloth, gilt titles and decorations to the spine, neatly Inscribed by Clive Bell on the front free endpaper. "Wilcoxism: / This is to show / Christall how - in the author's opinion - / one should deal / with a tiresome bug. / Clive / Nov. 26 1930". In 1919 Virginia Woolf had published a review in The Athenaeum of Ella Wheeler Wilcox's, The Worlds And I, titled, Wilcoxiana. A wonderful Association Copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        A Farewell to Arms

      Scribners, New York, 1929, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, A First Edition, First PrintingA beautiful near fine copy of Hemingway's classic story of love and war, in an equally fine and unrestored dust jacket. Pages slightly toned as usual, else near fine. Unclipped jacket with a very small closed tear at the top of the front panel, light brown staining at the bottom of the spine, and tiny chipping also at the bottom of the spine.From the library of noted collector Larry Owens, Book

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller]
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        Nature

      München : Bremer Presse, 1929.. (6), 86 (8) S. 28,0 : 19,5 cm Gebundene Ausgabe, OPgmt., RTitel, Deckelfileten u. KGoldschnitt, signiert: Bremer Binderei - F.Th.. Lehnacker 29, Rodenberg 486, Schauer II, 69. Handpressendruck der Bremer Presse. Exemplar XIV von 130 für die Abonnenten der Presse, die Exemplare 131-280 wurden für den Buch-Bund Hamburg, weitere 250 römisch nummerierte für Random House, New York gedruckt. - Gesetzt aus der 16 Punkt Antiqua. Den Titel und die acht rot ornamentierten Initialen zeichnete Anna Simons. Gedruckt auf Zanders-Bütten. - Die Essay-Sammlung "Nature" erschien 1836 als Erstlingswerk des amerikanischen Philosophen (1803-1882). Das starke Bütten leicht gewellt, sonst tadellos. Werktäglicher Versand. Jede Lieferung m. ordentl. Rechnung und ausgew. MwSt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Goerlitz]
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        Classe 22

      Paris & Neuchatel: Editions Victor Attinger,, 1929. Traduction de Cécile Knoertzer et Joseph Delage. Octavo. Original cream wrappers printed in brown and black. Spine rolled, a little rubbed, particularly to tail of spine, small hole and some abrasion to inner side of lower wrapper. An excellent copy. First French language edition, first impression. Originally published in Germany in 1928. Inscribed by the author on the half-title, "James Joyce, dem grössten dichter ünserer zeit, in verehrung, E.G." [the greatest poet of our time, in admiration]. Books from Joyce's library are particularly uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Paleface: The Philosophy of the `Melting-Pot'

      London: Chatto & Windus. 1929. First. First edition. Top corner of front board a little bumped, else fine in a very nice, near fine dustwrapper with two small chips. Small publisher's promotional pamphlet laid in promoting Lewis's works that includes a nice laudatory statement by T.S. Eliot. A very attractive copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Art Forms in Nature: Examples from the Plant World Photographed direct from Nature

      Zwemmer, London, 1929. First U.K. Edition. Green Cloth. Good/No Jacket. gilt titles spine & front with gilt vignette front, 120 full page black and white photo plates, introduction by Karl Nierendorfthe, spine gilt is dull & there is wear to the top outer corners of the cover, front e/p has two small neat bookplates of previous owners (one 1946 Chippenham Lodge, Ely, Cambs. & the other of similar date from Boxtead Hall, Essex), very clean and sound internally. (A heavy book that may require additional postal charges.) Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Natural History & Resources. Inventory No: ART00049. .

      [Bookseller: Bookbarrow]
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        Es kommt der neue Fotograf. Dieses Exemplar stammt aus der verlassenschaftlichen Bibliothek nach weltbekannten, tschechischen Kunst-Photograph Jan Lauschmann (*1. April 1901 Raudnitz a. Elbe – +1. Januar 1991 Brünn).

      Berlin: Hermann Reckendorf 1929 - OLWd., 126 S., 4° mit zahlreichen, sw. Bild-Aufnahmen auf Tafeln. Oranger Einband mit blauer Beschriftung auf Vorderdecke u. Rücken. Gefärbter Kopfschnitt. Vorsatzplatz mit Buchhändlerschildchen (Josef F. Rimpler Verlag Haida) versehen. Exemplar fast unbeschädigt u. frisch. Vorsätze u. Titelblatt minimal fleckig. sehr guter Zustand. Selten. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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        The American Mercury A Monthly Review 1924-29 First 6 Years Complete Volume I [1] to XVIII [18] Nos 1-72

      Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1929, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good-, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketSize: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, First 6 years of The American Mercury Monthly Magazine, bound into 18 volumes, (3 per year, 4 issues per volume), running from issue 1 in January 1924 to issue 72 in December 1929. Each volume of 3 issues has 510 pages plus one page of information on the authors and an additional page giving an index to the volume. Dark brown cloth covers with blindstamped gilt titles (much of the gilt has worn off but the blindstamping remains), marbled endpapers, red page edges, ribbon bookmarks (some detached, one missing). Volume 12 (Sep-Dec 1926) has a 3cm tear to the front top spine joint, a 15mm by 5cm chip to the fore edge of the front stuckdown (cloth cover showing underneath) and weakness to the binding of the first 3 pages (still attached), so is only in good condition. There is additional minor rubbing to some corners and edges of other volumes and slight unevenness to the colour of the covers, volume XVIII has some small white spots on the front cover. Internally there is a little light age spotting to outer pages, volume VII has a 2cm closed tear in the top margin of the first page, but the books are otherwise in very good condition. Numerous photographs available.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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        LAS BELLAS ARTES PLASTICAS EN SEVILLA. La pintura, la escultura y la cerámica artística desde el siglo XIII hasta nuestros días. Apuntes históricos y biográficos. Colegio de Huérfanos de Mª Cristina.

      Toledo 1929 - 2 vols. 4º marquilla. 381p, 1b = 226p, 1b, 80 láms. fot, 2h. Rúst. algo ajada. Intonsos. 1929

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        The South Polar Trail. The Log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

      Duckworth, 1929, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust JacketSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall. Number written in pencil on free endpage. Sunning to spine. Light foxing to edges of text-block. Dust soiling to top edge of text block. Black & white photographs. Boards bumped at corners, edges, and spine ends. Boards lightly sunned. Portrait frontispiece. Top corner of front free endpage clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 134637.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      New York: Dutton, 1929. First. hardcover. fine. pogany. Illustrated by Willy Pogany. Small 8vo, handsomely rebound in full purple morocco, with colored pictorial endpapers. New York: Dutton, (1929). First Edition. Fine. Presentation copy, inscribed by the artist on the pictorial half-title.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        The Dain Curse

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1929-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. 272 p. First edition, first printing, first state. (Stated "First Edition" on copyright page. First state error of "dopped" instead of "dropped" on pg. 260.) Very Good+ condition. No jacket. Clean pages: no inscriptions, marks, etc. Sturdy binding. Former owner's name on front endpaper. Typical light fading to cloth at spine, light soiling, faint dampstain on back cover cloth near foot. A nice, neat copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        MAPS OF IRAQ WITH NOTES FOR VISITORS.

      1929 - Goverment of Iraq. MAPS OF IRAQ WITH NOTES FOR VISITORS. Baghdad, London: Goverment of Iraq, 1929. REvised and Enlarded Edition, 1929. Folio. 34pp. Bound in original maroon cloth with gilt lettering to front cover. 8 large folding maps, all required. All printed in 3 colors and produced by the Public Words Department of Iraq. 6th map has one fold with small tears and creases at edges. Head and tail are slightly worn. Includes photo- illustrated frontispiece.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        LA PRINCESSE DE CLEVES Illustrée de vingt eaux-fortes originales gravées par Etienne Drian.

      Paris, Editions d?'Art Devambez, 1929. In-4, bross. alla francese, custodia in mz. pelle, astuccio, pp. (8),181,(11) a fogli sciolti, illustrato da 20 affascinanti acqueforti incise da Drian, così composte: 11 tavv. f.t., 1 vignetta al frontesp., 4 grandi testate e 4 grandi finali, in doppio stato (uno con remarques e uno definitivo). Cfr. Carteret,IV, p. 224: ?"Très intéressante publication cotée?" - Benezit,IV, p. 735: ?"Etienne Drian (1885-1961), essentiellement peintre de la femme, et plus particulièrement de la Parisienne, illustra plusieurs ouvrages?". Bella edizione di 180 esempl. numer. Il ns., 63, fa parte della tiratura di 40 (num. 31 a 70) ?"sur Japon impérial contenant deux états des eaux-fortes?". Ben conservato.

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        VISIONI ARCHITETTONICHE Con prefazione di Alberto Calza-Bini.

      Roma, Biblioteca D?'Arte Editrice, 1929. In-4, cartonato edit. figur., pp. 16 (prefaz. e Indice descrittivo delle tavole), con una raccolta di 40 tavv. f.t. di cui alc. ripieg. Si tratta di una interessantiss. serie di progetti architettonici presentati al ?"Salon d?'Automne 1928-29?", elaborati tra il 1926 e il 1929. Prima edizione. ?"L?'architetto bolognese Guido Fiorini (1891-1965) negli anni Venti fu spesso a Parigi dove conobbe Le Corbusier, con cui stabilì un rapporto di amicizia e collaborazione. In quegli stessi anni iniziò gli studi sull?'utilizzazione delle strutture metalliche che lo condurranno all?'invenzione della tensistruttura (1928-35), una tipologia di edificio alto in cui i piani sospesi sono collegati mediante strutture di acciaio al nucleo centrale?". Così Diz. Biografico Treccani,XLVIII, pp. 201-03. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        THE CANTERBURY TALES ... WITH WOOD ENGRAVINGS BY ERIC GILL [In 4 Volumes]

      Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire: Printed and Published at the Golden Cockerel Press, 6 June, 1928 - 29 January, 1931, 1929. Printed by Robert and Moira Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press in a limited edition of 485 copies on paper, this is No. 255. From the personal library of Canadian literary giant, Robertson Davies, with his heraldic bookplate on the pastedowns. 31 cm x 19 cms., quarter leather and patterned paper boards bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with their S&S stamp at lower edge of front pastedowns, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Vol. I 152 pp., loosely inserted is a clipping of "The Times" June 19/73, regarding the Sale of Canterbury Tales.; Vol. II 190 pp.; Vol. III 198 pp., Vol. IV 219 pp. Please note the slightly darker colour of the leather of vol. 4, otherwise a near fine, clean copy.. Numbered, Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Quarto.

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        Look Homeward, Angel

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1929. First. First edition. Spine lettering worn but readable, a very good copy in worn, good only first issue dustwrapper (with the Wolfe portrait on the rear panel) lacking the bottom couple inches of the spine, with several other modest chips and tears, and several internal tape repairs. This copy is Inscribed by the author: "To Fidelia E. Stark with warmest thanks. Thomas Wolfe Oct 30, 1929." Also laid in is a four-page carbon manuscript (folded, small breaks at the folds, else near fine), unsigned, but almost certainly by Maxwell Perkins, dated April 17, 1929 entitled "Selling Points: Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe." The "Selling Points," in the third person, recounts the editorial process in detail, and enumerates the literary wonderment of the book. A modern classic, the author's first book, and generally considered his major achievement, a breathtaking autobiographical novel. An inscribed copy, with an intriguing manuscript account of the birth of the novel. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Venus Sardonica -- 1/50 copies

      np: Privately Printed (Alex Field?). c. 1929. Limited ed. Loose in Folder. Fine. Number 10 of only 50 copies for presentation, signed by Blaine. c. 1929. First Edition. Suite of 50 plates, one of which is an original drawing. Housed in a red cloth folder. Plates measure 9 inches wide x 12 inches tall. Contents FINE. Folder with mild edgewear and discoloration. According to Roland Trenary, author of the book Mahlon Blaine: One-Eyed Visionary, ''In 1929 Blaine decided to publish a folio of his sly and clever drawings that combined fantasy and sexuality... 50 extravaganzas each depicting one or more uniquely fantastic part-human / part-creature characters involved in 50 sorts and degrees of sexual activity... one of each of the fifty original drawings was put into a red folder along with prints of the other 49... There was no title page, no limitation page, no typography at all. How much did these sell for originally? Reportedly a hundred dollars per set. World renowned erotica expert Gershon Legman stated in 1982 that Venus Sardonica was the high point of erotica publishing in America.'' Our copy actually has a limitation page but we are unable to determine which of the 50 plates is the original drawing. We are including a copy of Trenary's book with this item as well.

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        Paper Houses

      London: The Hogarth Press,, 1929. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spotting to edges and early and late leaves. An excellent copy in the First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Hugh Walpole from William Plomer with best wishes ?- London, May 1931". Also with Walpole's Brackenburn bookplate.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit Unterschrift.

      o. O., 27. XI. 1929. - 2 Seiten. 4to. An „Alexej Georgiewitsch" Jawlensky: „Verzeihen Sie mir, dass ich Ihnen in Eile schreibe: Wir fahren für 2-3 Tage nach Berlin und ich muss noch Einiges vor der Abfahrt zu Ende führen. Wir - die hiesigen 3 Blauen - haben in Bezog auf Rose wie folgt beschlossen: 20% vom Preis ablassen, damit sie den Nettopreis erhält. Wenn sich danach eine mehr oder weniger erhebliche Differenz zur Schuld herausstellt, Rose darauf hinweisen und diese Differenz fordern. Bei mir und Klee erwies sich diese Differenz als gering (weniger als 100,- M) und wir geben die Bilder Rose ohne Zuschlag ab. Ich habe bereits angeordnet, dass mein Gemälde an ihn abgeht. Klee ist auch damit beschäftigt. Überhaupt ist es angenehm, diese Sache zu beenden. Wir haben uns auch so überlegt, dass unsere Preise inzwischen gestiegen sind und deshalb die aufgeschlagenen % keinen Unterschied bedeuten [ ]" – Die „Blauen" beziehen sich auf die im Jahre 1924 gegründete Ausstellungsgemeinschaft „Die Blaue Vier", der neben Kandinsky, Paul Klee u. Lyonel Feininger, sie waren seinerzeit alle am Bauhaus Dessau, auch Jawlensky angehörte. – Die Namen Rose u. Klee sowie das Wort „Nettopreis" in deutscher Schreibschrift. - Gefaltet u. am äußersten rechten Rand schwach gebräunt sowie mit winzigem Fleck. – Gelocht. – Beiliegend Übersetzungen in Deutsch u. Englisch.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Clues of the Caribbees

      Doubleday, Doran and Co. Garden City, New York 1929 - First Edition. Caribbean set murder mystery introducing the detective, Professor Poggioli, "philosopher, psychologist, and amateur criminologist". Queen's Quorum and Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, modest darkening or age-toning to white of spine and rear panel, shallow chipping to top spine end and immediate area of top front panel, centimeter deep chipping at lower spine end. An extremely scarce Queen's Quorum book to be found in attractive dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Fables de Jean de La Fontaine

      [Lausanne]: Gonin & Cie, 1929. First edition. Near Fine. Number 65 of 130 numbered copies, signed by the editor. Large vellum portfolio (13" x 10.5"), original ties, with loose sheets inside. Wood-engraved plates and illustrations by Paul Jouve and initialed by F. L. Schmied, all printed in color, and many heightened with gold. A beautiful production. Light foxing to paper wraps and first few pages, mostly blanks. Otherwise an excellent copy. Housed in a cloth slipcase. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        INSURANCE MAP OF OCEAN CITY, MD

      Pelham, NY: Sanborn Map Company, 1929. quarter cloth, paper-covered boards, paper cover label. Ocean City. folio. quarter cloth, paper-covered boards, paper cover label. eight large maps. Originally published in 1929, these color maps have had several revisions. They consist of linen-backed paper with the corrections pasted directly onto the map. Wear and rubbing at extremities, especially near corners, spine only connected at spine ends. Stains and soiling on covers, paper cover label with some paper loss on right side as well as extremities. Attached by paperclip to the first map is an order form from the Sanborn Map Company. Laid-in at the end are some torn pages of additional notes. Maps heavily wrinkled due to the pasting of the corrections.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Geldtheorie Und Konjunkturtheorie (Common English Title: Monetary Theory and the Trade Cycle)

      Holder-Pichler-Tempsky A.G., Germany, 1929, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, First EditionSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, 147 pages plus advertisements. Index. "Beitrage zur Konjunkturforschung - Herausgegeben vom Osterreichischen Institut fur Konjunkturforschung nr. 1" - from front cover. All text in German. Average wear. Binding intact. Small chip from top of backstrip. Few pencil marks to contents. Quality copy.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        Steichen The Photographer

      New York: Harcourt Brace and Company,, 1929. Folio. Original black cloth, titles and rules to front cover and spine. No dust jacket was produced for this edition. Numerous full page photogravure illustrations by Steichen. Stain to fore edge of front cover, large gift inscription from Perry Molstad to Pat Feeney on front free endpaper, and with Molstad's bookplate designed by Rockwell Kent to paste down. First edition, first printing. One of 925 numbered copies signed by Sandberg and Steichen. One of the great photographic books of its era reproducing with brilliant quality some of Steichen's very best work.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Christopher Robin Story Book (Signed Limited Edition)

      New York: E. P. Dutton, 1929. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good +. Wide 8vo. 171 pp. Green cloth spine and corners. Pink boards illustrated in black. With illustrations by E. H. Hubbard. The book contains selections from the four major Winnie-The-Pooh books. This is number 146 of 350 hand-numbered copies that have been SIGNED BY BOTH MILNE AND SHEPARD. A handsome very good copy. With prior owner inscription dated in 1937 in an unknown hand on the second front endpaper. Sold here sans original box.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Living

      London and Toronto: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.,, 1929. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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