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        100 x Paris

      Berlin-Westend: Verlag der Reihe. (1929). First. First edition, wrappered issue. Small quarto. 100 photo-engraved plates. Owner name on a preliminary page else about fine in very good dustwrapper with modest loss at the crown. Very scarce in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Paintings of D. H. Lawrence

      London : Privately printed for subscribers only, Mandrake Press, [1929] - Physical description: 39 p., 26 leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 37 cm. Each leaf of plates is preceded by a separate leaf with title and description. Contents: Introduction to these paintings -- The oil paintings: Resurrection, A holy family, Red Willow trees, Finding of Moses, Contadini, Rape of the Sabine women, Flight back into paradise, Boccaccio story, Accident in a mine, North sea, Fight with an Amazon, Fauns and nymps, Family on a verandah, Close-up (kiss), Dance-sketch -- The water colours: Spring, Summer dawn, Fire-dance, Under the hay-stack, Yawning, Leda, Renascence of men, The mango tree, Throwing back the apple, The lizard, Singing of swans. Subjects Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 -- Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Great Britain. Referenced by: Roberts (3rd ed.), A46a. Limited edition: No. 296 of 510 copies. Very good copy in the original green cloth boards with half-binding in burgundy leather lettered in gold on spine with phoenix stamped in gold on upper and lower boards. Top edges trimmed and gilt. Fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dulled and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 3 Kg. 39 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dark Star

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. (1929). First. First edition. Owner name, fine in beautiful, very near fine dustwrapper with a little light wear and fading at the spine. Laid in is a postcard order form for the book. One of 100 numbered copies Signed by the author, as well as additionally signed on the limitation page by actress Mary Pickford, and by the book's dedicatee, Frances Marion. Author's first book, basis for the George Hill film Min and Bill, with a screenplay by Frances Marion and Marion Jackson and featuring Marie Dressler and Wallace Beery in their first foray as an unlikely romantic duo. Dressler won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Min over fellow nominees Irene Dunne, Marlene Dietrich, Norma Shearer, and Ann Harding. The Dressler-Beery partnership proved so appealing that they were reunited three years later in both Tugboat Annie and Dinner at Eight. Lorna Moon bore a son out of wedlock to director William DeMille, with the child being raised by Cecil B. DeMille. This copy was purchased from the library of the son, Richard DeMille. After the child was born, Moon was in dire straits and her close friends Marion and Pickford helped to get the book published, and successfully pushed to have the film made, although Moon died soon afterward. Rare, and an important association copy. .

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        Pansies: Poems

      Privately Printed, London 1929 - One of 500 numbered [#370] and signed copies printed for subscribers bound into printed wrappers. In the original ricepaper jacket, which has some light wear to the outer extremities. Cased in custom slipcase. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Madame Sourdis. L'Attaque du moulin, Une Victime de la réclame, Voyage circulaire, Une Farce ou Bohèmes en villégiature, Comment on se marie, Trois guerres, Angeline ou la maison hantée

      Fasquelle, Paris 1929 - In-8 (203 x 138 mm), demi-chagrin fauve, dos à cinq nerfs orné, coins, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture et dos conservés. Edition originale. Tirage à 145 exemplaires numérotés ; un des 115 sur papier de Hollande (N°82). (reliure très usée, dos passé, charnières frottées, frottements sur le dos, les coupes, les coins). // Octavo (203 x 138 mm), fawn three-quarter shagreen, spine tooled raised on five bands, uncut, soft cover and spine preserved. First edition. Limited printing of 145 numbered copies ; one of the 115 on Holland paper (Nr 82). (very used binding, spine faded, hinges rubbed, rubbings on spine, turns-in and corners).

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        The Autobiography

      New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation,, 1929. Octavo. Original grey marbled boards, blue cloth backstrip, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Very lightly rubbed at extremities. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing. One of a limited edition of 1000 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1929. First Edition, Limited Issue, Specially Bound. This copy out of series and with a tipped in letter signed by Coolidge on White House stationery and dated 1927. With a photogravure frontispiece of President Coolidge and eleven other illustrations throughout. 8vo, publisher’s original dark blue linen backed boards, t.e.g., others uncut. [12], 247, colophon. A bright and clean copy, the letter also finely preserved. SCARCE LIMITED FIRST EDITION, THIS COPY WITH A FINE LETTER ON WHITE HOUSE STATIONERY AND OUT OF SERIES, RARE THUS. Coolidge speaks in an endearing way of his childhood in the woods and mountains near Killington, VT and his process of political maturation and service to his community and nation. The book is ably written and articulate in its presentation and leads the reader to a new appreciation of a man often relegated to the obscure because of his quietude. Especially noteworthy in the present day is to read Coolidge’s own thinking about the methodology of the Presidency, its struggles with the other branches of government and the absolute necessity for the President to bear the burden of that struggle in order to protect in an absolute way, the rights and privileges of the executive, and thus its equality with the other branches. All of this from a man who came from a simple country environment, from local people and through service in both the legislative and legal bodies to his place in the executive branch.

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        Das Blumenbuch

      Leipzig: Mainzer Presse, 1929-30 - 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 First trade edition. 3 vols., Folio. With 250 hand-colored woodcuts after Koch by Fritz Kredel. Original boards, title labels on upper covers. Near fine with light wear to spines, in original slipcases (slighty rubbed) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Map] Plano de la Ciudad de Mexico. Formado por la Direccion del Catastro, con sus Datos mas Recientes

      Talleres Graficos de la Nacion, Mexico City 1929 - Very large (54.5 x 70.5 in), five color, lithograph map, backed with archival linen. An impressive and large scale street map of Mexico City, documenting the massive urbanization undertaken during the immediate post-revolutionary period in what would become the largest city in the hemisphere by the end of the century. Includes a list of important public buildings and notable sites in the city. Denotes roads, neighborhoods, parks, etc. Map was issued by the cadastral department of the city under the direction of Francisco Rodriguez del Campo. A significant and visually impressive map of a great world city. Uncommon. WorldCat notes only a single copy, located at the University of Minnesota. Some minor flaws, which have been pleasingly repaired from the archival linen backing; very good.

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        The Son of Perdition

      William Morrow & Company New York 1929 - First Edition. AuthorÕs scarce third novel. ÒA dramatic novel of human character set in a small seaside town in Cuba dominated by American sugar interests.Ó Pictorial endpapers. Near Fine in a Very Good Plus dustjacket, only light edge wear and shallow nicking to spine ens and flap corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beyond This Point.

      London: Duckworth, [1929] - Tall quarto. Original blue cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. A little rubbed and faded at extremities, spine very slightly faded, bump to edges of upper board. An excellent copy in the rubbed and chipped jacket with an abrasion to the upper panel and several closed tears, one of which is visibly repaired with tape on the lower panel, other tape repairs to verso. Illustrations throughout from photos by Francis Brugiere. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Sieveking on the front free endpaper, "For Elizabeth Hudson, my friend: Lance Sieveking, [?] Library, June 11th 1936". Additionally inscribed by the author on the upper panel of the dust jacket, "60 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, London". The recipient Elizabeth Hudson (1885–1973), was a nurse in Paris during the First World War and became a correspondent with many soldiers, some of whom she kept in contact with for many years. She became a good friend of E. OE. Somerville, and compiled a bibliography of her works that was published in 1942. Sieveking served in France during the First World War, and it may have been there, or through post-war artistic circles, that he met Hudson . [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Granada, 16. V. 1929.. 1 S. 4to. Französisch.. An den Verleger A.A.M. Stols in Brüssel: &quote;[...] Leider habe ich Ihnen nicht Veröffentlichtes anzubieten. Das von mir veröffentlichte Werk lässt sich nicht (anscheinend aufgrund seiner Proportionen) an Ihre Entwürfe anpassen. Vielleicht interessiert es Sie, eine Prachtausgabe einer meiner bereits veröffentlichten Werke zu machen (ich denke dabei vor allem an RETABLO). In diesem Fall sagen Sie es mir bitte, damit ich eventuell eine mögliche Vereinbarung mit dem ursprünglichen Verleger und uns ausarbeiten kann [...]&quote;. - Bei dem erwähnten Stück handelt es sich um &quote;El Retablo del Maese Pedro&quote; (Meister Pedros Puppenspiel) nach Cervantes &quote;Don Quijote&quote;, das er im Auftrage der Fürstin Polignac schrieb und in deren Pariser Palais es am 25. Juni 1923 herauskam. (Vgl. MGG III, 1750).

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        Zur Einheitlichen Feldtheorie.

      . S.Ber. Akad. Wiss. Berl., 1929/ 1. - Berlin, Verlag der Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1930, 8°, 8 S., in schönem Pappband der Zeit.. First Edition! - "The unified Field Theory" is one of Einstein's last important scientific works. According to Weil "This paper represents a new development which was immediate news. A translation by L.L.Whyte appeared in the (London) Times of Feb. 4, 1929. It was quoted in full in "Observatory", vol. 52, under the title "New Field Theory" pp.82-87 and (1930) pp.11-118." - In 1928 Einstein embarked on a new approach to a unified field theory ... involving what he called 'distant parallelism' ... By early 1929 he had solved the main problems involved in writing down field equations for his unified field theory. On the day of offical publication of the third of a formidably technical series of 9 articles on the theory ... excited headlines appeared in foreign newspapers, throughout the world ... In this frenzied, unscientific atmosphere Einstein's new theory was hailed in the press as an outstanding scientific advance. Yet Einstein had stated in his article it was still tentative; and soon he found he had to abandon it. - cf.Parkinson, Breakthroughs, p.279 - Weil No. 165*, Schlipp, Einstein No.226; Alicke No. 141; Norman Coll. I, 700

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        Steichen the Photographer

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1929 - Sandburg's affectionate tribute to his brother-in-law, and one of the great classics of photography (STEICHEN, EDWARD J.) First edition, No. 560 of 925 copies, signed by Sandburg and Steichen. Folio. Illustrated with reproductions of photographs by Steichen. 70 pp. of text. Original black cloth, gilt, a little rubbing to extremities, else fine. Roth 101, pp 54-5; Hasselblad pp. 86-7 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        La Vénerie royale précédée d' une notice bio-bibliographique sur l' auteur par le Commandant G. de Marolles.

      Paris. Nourry. Librairie Cynégétique. 1929. - Grand in 8 de :XXVI, 297 pp. 10 planches dont 2 doubles, vignettes. Demi Maroquin rouge, dos à 5 nerfs, Caissons Richement ornés d' attributs Cynégétique. Dorés en tête. Couverture conservée. RELIURE DE L EPOQUE; Très bel exemplaire de cette édition tirée à 1050 sur alfa satiné N° 309. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Svenska faglar efter naturen och pa sten ritade. Med Text af E. Lönnberg.

      Stockholm, Förlaget Svenska Fåglar, 1927-1929. - Folio. 3 vols. 9, (3), 295, (1) pp. 9, (1), 296-546 pp. 16, 547-902 pp. With 364 colored lithogr. ornithological plates and numerous text illustrations. Conmtemp. half calf with title to gilt spine; faux raised bands colored black and raised with gilt fillets, enclosing the image of a bird). All edges marbled; marbled endpapers. A magnificent publication and the standard work on Scandinavian ornithology. Originally published between 1828 and 1838 in 105 installments. In addition to the original 184 plates, the present second edition contains reproductions of further drawings by the Wright brothers newly discovered in the Kungl. Vetenskaps-Akademien Stockholm and in the Helsingfors University Library. - "[D]ie Bilder schwedischer Vögel der Brüder von Wright [sind] so vorzüglich [.], daß man sie noch ein Jahrhundert später einer Neuausgabe für wert gehalten hat, wobei noch fast die gleiche Anzahl bisher unveröffentlichter Tafeln ans Licht gekommen ist" (Nissen, p. 54f.). - A fine, appealingly bound copy. Nissen, Vogelb. 1026. Anker 544. Wood 637. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Boroboedoer. Zes etsen. Inleiding van N.J. Krom.

      (Amsterdam, uitgegeven door den etser 1929.). Folio (39 x 29 cm). 1 Doppelbl. Einleitung u. 6 sign. O.-Radierungen unter provisor. Passepartouts. In OHlw.-Mappe, nur diese gebraucht: Ecken etwas bestoßen, beide Deckel stellenw. fl., Rücken mit kl. Läsur. - Innen tadellos.. Vom Künstler numer. als Expl. Nr. 76 von nur 200 Expln. auf Japan, zusätzlich mit Blatt-Nr. u. seiner Signatur. - Mit Einleit. über die vermutlich im 8.Jhdt. erbaute buddhist. Tempelanlage (heute Weltkulturerbe). Zu P. vgl. Vollmer III, 612. #M04252

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        [College Yearbook]: The Lucky Bag: The Annual of the Regiment of Midshipmen Published at the United States Naval Academy Annapolis, MD by the Class of 1929

      Annapolis, Maryland: United States Naval Academy. 1929. First. First and only edition. Large quarto. Embossed leatherette. Three full-page color illustrations by N.C. Wyeth. Rubbing to the gilt, slight mustiness, very good. Invitation to the Class Ball laid in. Senior Class annual yearbook. Among the graduating class is future science-fiction master Robert A. Heinlein, with a full page devoted to his class photograph and biographical information. He is also pictured in the drama group (the Masque Raders) and pictured uncredited on the Fencing Team. This copy Signed by Heinlein at his picture, as well as by many other members of his class including Medal of Honor-winner Bruce Van Voorhis, future Vice-Admiral James Flatley, and future Rear Admiral Warner Rodimon. We've seen several copies of this yearbook, but never found copies signed by Heinlein. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Signed Photograph

      1929 - SOUSA, John Philip. Signed Photograph. A vintage 8-inch by 10-inch sepia photograph of America's most famous bandmaster. Signed presentation from Sousa: "To Mr. John C. Carr from John Philip Sousa, 1929." Sousa (1854-1932) was bandmaster of the U.S. Marine Band and composer of "The Stars And Stripes Forever," "Washington Post March," and many other musical scores and marches. Sousa, who invented the sousaphone, used to perform at the Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove, New Jersey. Handsomely matted and framed. Few clean tears into photograph, not affecting the inscription. $675.00. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        (1) Zur Quantendynamik der Wellenfelder. 2) Zur Quantentheorie der Wellenfelder. II

      1929-1930. <p>Heisenberg, Werner (1901-76) and Wolfgang Pauli (1900-1958). (1) Zur Quantendynamik der Wellenfelder. Offprint from Zeitschrift für Physik 56 (1929). 61pp. 231 x 160 mm. Original printed wrappers, spine repaired. (2) Zur Quantentheorie der Wellenfelder. II. Offprint from Zeitschrift für Physik 59 (1930). 168-190pp. 231 x 160 mm. Original printed wrappers, spine repaired with clear tape. Together 2 items. Small mark from paper clip on wrappers of no. (1), small tear in front wrapper of no. (2), but very good. </p> <p>First Editions, Offprint Issues. Heisenberg and Pauli&#146;s two-part paper contains the first full-fledged relativistic quantum field theory, representing the &#147;formal invention of quantum electrodynamics&#148; (Miller, Early Quantum Electrodynamics: A Source Book, p. xiii). &#147;This extremely technical and mathematical branch of quantum physics, the foundations of which were laid by Heisenberg, Dirac, Pauli, Jordan, and their colleagues during the late 1920s and early 1930s, continues to this day with much the same program and approach . . . [Heisenberg was] a leading member of the small band of abstract theorists who established the program and laid the foundations of relativistic quantum field theory as it has been pursued ever since&#148; (Cassidy, Uncertainty: The Life and Science of Werner Heisenberg, p. 276). </p>In this paper&#151;the only one that Heisenberg and Pauli co-authored&#151;the two physicists attempted to establish &#147;a consistent extension of <p>the quantum formalism that would yield a satisfactory unification of quantum mechanics and relativity theory . . . In 1929, drawing upon the work of Dirac, Jordan, Oskar Klein, and others, Heisenberg and Pauli succeeded in formulating a general gauge-invariant relativistic quantum field theory by treating particles and fields as separate entities interacting through the intermediaries of field quanta. The formalism led to the creation of a relativistic quantum electrodynamics, equivalent to that developed by Dirac, which, despite its puzzling negative energy states, seemed satisfactory at low energies and small orders of interaction. But at high energies, where particles approach closer than their radii, the interaction energy diverges to infinity. Even at rest, a lone electron interacting with its own field seemed to possess an infinite self-energy . . . Attention was directed to the resolution of such difficulties for more than two decades&#148; (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). Mehra & Rechenberg, The Historical Development of Quantum Theory, 6, pp. 312-26.</p>

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        Polare Molekeln.

      - Verlag von S. Hirzel, Leipzig 1929. 8vo. 200 pages. with 34 illustrations in b/w. Publisher's red cloth with gilt title and name on spine and front cover, no dust wrappers. With Professor Niels Bohr's name stamp on fly leaf. A small dent to the lower edge. * * Peter Debye [1884-1966] won the Nobel prize in Chemistry in 1936. He had been a student of Sommerfeld and was the successor of Albert Einstein in the chair as professor at the University of Zürich in 1911 and later in Berlin in 1934. He quickly understood the importance of Bohr's atomic theory and already in 1913 he elaborated on Bohr's theory of atomic structure. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        CAL Y CANTO

      Revista de Occidente, Madrid 1929 - Primera edición. Encuadernación en rústica de editorial. Cubiertas originales en muy buenas condiciones 164 págs.

      [Bookseller: Valentin Peremiansky]
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        The Courts Of The Morning

      Hodder and Stoughton 1929 - The First UK printing published by Hodder and Stoughton in 1929.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD++ condition.Light fading to the spine with a little rubbing and pushing a the lower spine tip.Offsetting to the end papers with light spotting to the prelims and in places throughout.Penned previous owner's name to the front pastedown.Light spotting and age related dustiness to the text block.The WRAPPER is complete and in Near FINE condition.Light soiling to the white portions of the spine and rear cover.Minor edge wear present.In lovely condition for its age.The wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival protector.The fifth novel to feature Buchan's most enduring character,the adventurous government agent Richard Hannay: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.Scarce in such condition. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Perfumery and Essential Oil Record. Volume XX. 13 Issues

      John C.Umney, London 1929 - This is a very good hardcover copy, a bound volume, containing 13 issues of this rare journal. The 12 monthly issues plus a Special Number brought out in August. All covers bound in. The pea-green cloth covers have titles and the journal masthead device in gilt to the front cover. Generally clean outside, but spine tips frayed, top and bottom front corners worn and the spine rear outside hinge worn. Binding firm and tight. All 12 monthly issues plus the special number with articles and advertisements from the trade. Occasional illustrations, but mostly articles, notes on firms and producers, new products, soaps, confectionery, mineral water and tobacco trades, etc. A wealth of information on the trade in 1929. The journal was founded by John C.Umney in 1910, with Volume 1, and continued through Volume 60 in 1969. This volume edited by Archibald C.Merrin. Contains the index for the year. Bound volumes quite rare. 11" high X 8" wide, each issue about 36 pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 and tanned, very slight rubbing to ends and corners, very slight occasional spotting and a few hinges opening a little between the quires, but still holding soundly; very good condition indeed overall. First edition, the unexpurgated limited edition, number 273 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&#39;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 &#133; it justifies every heat of praise." The original unexpurgated form of a WW1 classic.

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        Mummy&#39;s Bedtime Story Book

      London, Cecil Palmer,, [1929]. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full bright green morocco, titles to spine gilt, two raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, pictorial title block with onlay to upper board, twin rule to turn-ins, original illustrated endpapers, all edges gilt. With 12 full-page coloured illustrations and numerous smaller colour illustrations throughout by Jessie M. King. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

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      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929., 1929. First edition. Professionally rebacked with original spine laid down, former owner&#39;s name on front fly leaf, else near fine in professionally restored, dust jacket. Lieutenant Valcour in his best-known case must solve the murder of a man who was murdered twice. At 8:34 P.M. the body is discovered by police. By midnight the corpse had been revived by the injection of adrenalin into the heart. By one o&#39;clock he had been murdered again. 20TH Century Crime and Mystery Writers says, ".... provides, typically for the period, many suspects and false trails. It has, moreover, a very nice twist at the end, the kind that makes one sorry the story must finish." In 1931 Paramount Studios produced the movie of the same name that was directed by Edward Sloman with the screenplay by Henry Myers. The movie starred William Boyd [remember him of later day Hopalong Cassidy fame], and Lilyan Tashman in the leading roles. A Haycraft/Queen and Crime Club title.

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      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co.,. 1929. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-351 [352-358: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks],. original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black.. Touch of rubbing to bottom edge of cover and some dust soiling to top. edge of text block, but a fine copy in very good four-color pictorial. dust jacket (reproducing a superb color painting by Allen St. John on. the front panel) with light edge wear, a bit of toning and fading to. spine panel, dust soiling to rear panel, and price clipped from top. edge of front flap. A nice example of the jacket overall, with. especially bright front panel that reproduces one of St. John&#39;s. finest SF paintings. Book label of science fiction writer and. literary agent Otis Adelbert Kline affixed to front free endpaper.. (#74952). First edition. Travel by time machine to earth&#39;s far future. "THE MAN WHO MASTERED TIME completes the trilogy of my tales of Matter, Space, and Time [THE GIRL IN THE GOLDEN ATOM and "The Fire People" dealing with the first two matters, respectively]." - Ray Cummings (from foreword to a later appearance in FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES). Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 2-24. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 516. Clareson, Science Fiction in America 1870s-1930s 226. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 63. Sargent, American and British Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 185. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p.54. Reginald 03693.

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        Laughing Boy

      Houghton Mifflin Company 1929 - First Edition, First Printing. An attractive dustjacket with a small chip to top panel and some wear to the spine ends. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp clean copy of this true first edition in collector's condition!!! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Philadelphia, may 4, 1929 - 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 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 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      Wetzel Publishing Co., Inc., 1929. - First edition. 8vo. Light blue cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover and spine, decorated endpapers, xv [3], 204 pp., frontis. [portrait], foreword, tribute, author's preface, illustrated, portraits, index. Foreword by Major General Hunter Liggett, U.S.A., Retired. Edited by Brigadier General W. C. Brown, Colonel C. C. Smith and E. A. Brininstool. General Baldwin joined the Union Army in 1861 and was mustered out in June of 1865, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel at the age of 22. After the Civil War he entered the Regular Army and attained the rank of Captain 5th Infantry in March 1879. He led troops in numerous battles with Indians throughout the West. His actions in an attack on an Indian village on the Red River in Montana on December 18, 1876, earned him a brevet of Captain. Baldwin served with distinction under General Nelson A. Miles as chief of scouts during campaigns against Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse. He was eventually advanced to the rank of Major General, after which he retired from active duty. Baldwin won two Congressional Medals of Honor during his active service time. Howes B57 says "General Baldwin campaigned against Indians all over the West and was the only officer to receive twice the Medal of Honor." Photographs include a picture of "Yellowstone" Kelly, a scout from 1876-1881 on the Yellowstone River, Montana, and one of Buffalo Bill taken in 1881. A fine, bright, square copy in the elusive dust jacket with a chip at head of spine that wraps around to the top edge of the rear panel, and a chip to bottom corner of the front panel. The dust jacket blurbs and illustration on the rear panel are seldom seen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Guia General de Venezuela (Primer Tomo)- Generalidades / Estados Tachira, Merida, Trujillo, Lara, Falcon Y Zulia

      Apartado 507, Caracas, Venezuela 1929 - Limited edition - unnumbered copy of 5000. 658 photographs, numerous sketches, fold-out maps, etc. Slight tear to one of the fold-out maps, but they're all in Very Good condition. Text entirely in Spanish. Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. 832 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Spine is cracking down both sides, but is fully intact. Heavy shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: over 6 pounds. Category: History; Non-English Language::Spanish; Countries & Travel; Inventory No: 106000. Additional shipping charges may apply. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lotzabooks]
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        A Room of One&#39;s Own

      The Hogarth Press, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Hogarth Press, 1929: First edition, first printing. In Very Good condition, in a Very Good dust jacket. Pages lightly age toned. Light wear to cloth. The top board is bowed slightly upward, light edge wear and light dinging to the top edges of the boards. The dust jacket shows tanning, rubbing, soiling, light chipping and loss. Rear panel shows a light cup ring stain. The jacket is very fragile at the folds, with the rear spine fold split and repaired with mending tissue from the verso. The fold at the front flap has a short split at the top as well. Extremely rare in the original Vanessa Bell dust jacket. A wonderful example.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Bridge of San Luis Rey

      New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1929 Illustrations by Rockwell Kent. Small 4to. Green pictorial cloth with leather spine label, slipcase. 120pp. Pictorial title page, color illustrations. Very good/good plus. Spine slightly age toned; mild slipcase edgewear, with 3" chip on bottom panel expertly, archivally replaced. A tight and handsome first illustrated edition of Wilder&#39;s 1927 blockbuster and 1928 Pulitzer Prize winner. Limited to 1100 numbered copies (this #964) signed by Wilder and Kent. From the library of Illinois governor and twice presidential candidate Adlai E. Stevenson II (1900-65). Laid in loose is a cryptic Autograph Note Signed to him from his wife, noted socialite Ellen Borden Stevenson (1908-72), on her heavy stock 3" X 2" printed "Mrs. Adlai Ewing Stevenson" calling card. She draws a line through her printed name and boldly pens, "With a very Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year -- I thought if I was a book collector I might like this. Perhaps you will -- Love and expect you tonight at eight! -- Ellen. A nice man is coming to hear you." A lovely copy of a scarce title with an interesting provenance.

      [Bookseller: Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, AB]
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        Original Drawings for The Fox and the Stork.

      (Moscow 1929) - Six pen-and-ink drawings colored with watercolor, with an expressionistic look, each measuring 7 3/4 by 6 1/2 inches. These delicate, stylized illustrations are tinted with shades of orange, purple, and green. The first drawing has the title and illustrator&#146;s name, Ausbrey, below it in Russian. The images recount La Fontaine&#146;s fable of getting one&#146;s just deserts: the fox exasperates the stork by offering her food in a plate, which, with his long beak, the stork cannot eat. However, the stork retaliates by offering the fox a drink from a narrow, long-necked vessel. Attractive and unique illustrations for a book never published. Two have paperclip marks to edge, else fine, mounted without adhesive in a paper portfolio.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        The International Development of China ( Second Edition ) --- with 16 Maps in the Text and a Folding Map at End

      New York London Paris: G. P. Putnam&#39;s Sons / the Knickerbocker Press, 1929. 265 pags, 6 programs, 6 appendices, conclusion, 16 maps in text and one fold out map at the back; clean and tight interior with neat name in ink on the front pastedown ( inside side of the front hard cover board), dark blue cloth bound hard cover with golden titling on the front board and spine has only very light touch of rubbing on the tips of spine - rather strong very good copy for the age. Dust jacket has light edge wear on the bottom of the front panel, spine and flaps, light almost faded out ink spot on the front panel and back flap of the rear panel . 2nd Edition. Hard Cover in a Dust Jacket. Very Good/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Alexandria Books]
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        Les Délices Du Pays Des Doges (Venetie).

      Peyronnet, Paris 1929 - In 4° en feuilles sous chemise et étui, 65 pages, 24 hors texte en couleurs de Georges Loukomski reproduits par les procédés André Jacomet. Tirage limité à 246 exemplaires.

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        Krasnaja niwa.

      Moskau, Iswestija WZIK, 1929. - [Rotes Getreidefeld. Text russisch]. Sammlung von 38 Heften des Jahrgangs 1929. 4°. Illustr. OBrosch. (ein Umschlag mit hs. Nr.). Je 20 bis 24 SS. mit zahlr. Fotos, Abb. und Karikaturen. Sprache: Russisch, Erste Ausgaben. - Eine der beliebtesten Kulturzeitschriften der UdSSR, herausgegeben von Anatolij Lunatscharski. In diesen Heften mit Texten Clara Zetkin, Wera Inber, Aleksej Tolstoi, Theodor Dreiser, Leonid Leonow u.a. - Mit Illustrationen von Heinrich Zille, Carl Meffert, Karl Arnold, Deni, Alexander Deineka (auch ein Umschlag), Boris Efimow, Meier Axelrod, Alexander Krawtschenko, Wladimir Faworski, Gebrüder Stenberg, Th. Th. Heine, Rudolf Schlichter, Wladimir Lebedew u.a. - Vorhanden sind Nr. 2, 4, 6-9, 12, 15-17, 19-22, 24-29, 32-37, 39-41, 43-44 und 46-52. - W Obloshke-Kat.-Moskau 79 u. 235. - Zwei Hefte gering wasserrandig, zwei Blätter mit übermalten Gesichtern und Namen der später hingerichteten Aleksej Rykow und Nikolaj Bucharin, sonst sehr schön erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Frank Albrecht (VDA/ILAB)]
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        The South Polar Trail

      Duckworth 1929 - Inscribed by Joyce "To Sir George, from one of his old boys in Sydney, Joycey, London May 1st" Sir George is presumed George Fuller, former Premier of New South Wales. Book is also marked "Fuller 'Earlstrae' Bowral New South Wales 7 July 1931." Covers and spine slightly spotted, all gilt in titles intact, top of spine (rear) working loose in top one inch, rest of binding intact and tight. Front board very slightly sunned at top, about 3/4 inch strip. Page wedges very slightly dirtied. front endpaper /spine paper connection worked loose, but hinge entirely intact and solid. front endpaper and REP both missing, so book commences with half-title page, on which the inscription resides, and ends with final page (220) facing back cover. Some very faint foxing to half-title page, title page and periodically throughout book, but most pages clean and fox-free. All plates intact and in excellent condition. This is the first UK edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1519. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books]
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        The South Polar Trail. The Log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

      Duckworth, London, 1929. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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..

      [Bookseller: The Dusty Bookshelf]
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