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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).

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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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]

      [Bookseller: LA MORINIE]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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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>

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Design Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        MURDER BY THE CLOCK

      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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        THE MAN WHO MASTERED TIME

      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.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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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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        MEMOIRS OF THE LATE FRANK D. BALDWIN, MAJOR GENERAL, U. S. A.

      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]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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]

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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]

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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..

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        The Bride&#39;s House

      New York: Brentano&#39;s. (1929). First. First edition, preceding the trade edition. Bookplate on the front fly, moderate darkening to the spine, and a slight scuff on the rear board, near fine in vellum with gilt lettering and decoration as issued. Copy 108 of 200 numbered copies Signed by the author. Original calling card from the publisher laid in, signed by Brentano&#39;s sales person. A nice copy of the author&#39;s only limited edition, her second acknowledged book, after She Walks in Beauty, and her repudiated first novel Whither. .

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        The Autobiography of Lord Alfred Douglas

      London 1929 - Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. DEDICATION COPY, inscribed 'W. Sorley Brown from his friend Alfred Douglas.' The printed dedication page reads 'To William Sorley Brown,' whose ownership stamp is present on the front pastedown. An ardent admirer and long-time friend of Douglas, Brown published a brief work titled "The Genius of Lord Alfred Douglas" in 1913 with the intention of highlighting Douglas's poetical prowess at a time when most people knew him only for his scandalous affair with Oscar Wilde. Editor and owner of 'The Border Standard,' Brown was known primarily for being a journalist. He is mentioned on page 268 and 292-3 of this book. Near fine condition in the original blue cloth with gilt title to spine and front board. This book has been expertly recased using the original cloth. Light rubbing to spine ends and corners. Browning to a few pages where a bookmark was once laid in and light rubbing to pastedowns, otherwise the interior is clean. Includes frontispiece photograph of Douglas. 340 pages plus index. LIT/020309. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Palace of Pleasure With an Introduction by Hamish Miles

      London: The Cresset Press, 1929 - Together with all 105 original signed drawings, those for the frontispieces hand-colored, together with a separate proof for each of the frontispieces, hand-colored and signed by the artist, the majority of the headpieces mounted in groups of three (CRESSET PRESS) Copy number one of only 30 numbered copies on hand-made paper. 4 vols., 4to (11 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.; 292 x 190 mm). Pochoir frontispiece in each volume, numerous headpieces all by Douglas Percy Bliss. Illustrations by Douglas Percy Bliss. With 105 original signed drawings (including 8 full-page hand colored drawings for frontispieces). Bound in original vellum. Later slipcases, mounted drawings housed in folding box to match. Ransom, Selective Checklists, pp. 7-8 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        LITTLE CAESAR.

      New York: Lincoln Mac Veagh, The Dial Press, 1929. - First edition. Fine, bright, square copy in a neatly price-clipped dust jacket with some light professional restoration at the edges. Cesare Bandello (called Rico), ambitious Italian gangster who rises from petty hoodlum to leader of a gang through ruthlessness and treachery, is defeated at the peak of his success. An exceptional copy of a classic of the genre. A Haycraft/Queen Cornerstone mystery title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Anatol Petrizky: Theater-Trachten

      [Russia]: StaatsVerlag der Ukraine, 1929. One of 1200 unnumbered copies. Plates by Anatol Petrizky, text by B. Chmury. Text in Russian and German text. Folio, 347 x 261 mm. 26 pp., 26 full-page mounted color lithographs, many with gold or silver metallic inks, and 25 mounted full-page black & white plates;plates 15-16, 37-38, 43-44 are missing. All mounted on grey card; with tissue guards removed. Superb costume designs and stage sets for ballets and operas in Constructivist style reminiscent of the decorativeness of Bakst&#39;s work and Alexander Exter&#39;s stylization: Exzentrischer Tanz staged by K. Goleisovsky (4 plates); Präludium von Skrjabin by L. Lukin (1 plate); the ballet Nur und Anitra by M. Mordkin (4 plates); the comedy "Wij," Herr Chorunschij by H. Jura (9 plates); the operas Der Jahrmarkt von Ssorotschinzi (7 plates), Wilhelm Tell (6 plates), and Fürst Igor (8 plates) and the ballets Der rote Mohn (5 plates) and Der Korsar (8 plates) by the Staatsoper. Charkiw; the opera Turandott by Lui Laber (4 plates) for a total of 56. Very good in wraps, with some spine slanting, some fraying to edges, bumped and torn spine ends; interior clean. Additonal keyword(s): William Tell, Turandot, The Corsairs, Prince Igor.

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        Kiev. La ville sainte de Russie. " La mère des villes Russes". (Einbd.untertit.: Son histoire, ses monasteres, ses mosaiques & fresques, ses oeuvres d`art). Texte, aquarelles et dessins de G.-K. Loukomski. Préface de Ch(arles) Diehl.,

      Paris, Edition J. Danguin (1929). - Erste Ausgabe. Prachtvoller Bildband über die Sakralbauten der ukrainischen Hauptstadt Kiew. Mit einem umfassenden Kapitel über die Sophienkathedrale. Text in französischer Sprache und mit Literaturverzeichnis auf Ss. 117-119. - Verfasst und eigenhändig illustriert von dem russischen Maler, Zeichner und Kunstschriftsteller Georgij Kreskentjewitsch Lukomskij (1884-1952). 2°. XV(1), 119(7) S. Mit XVI Taf. m. mont. farb. Abb. nach Aquarellen, 64 Tafeln mit photogr. Abb. sowie m. Buchschmuck u. einigen kl. Textillustr. Dekorativer blauer Halbfranzband d. Zeit auf 5 Bünden mit Rü.titel u. dez. Streicheisenverz. in Goldpräg., Kopfgoldschnitt u. marmor. Vorsatzpapieren m. Goldauflage (unter Beibindung des OEinbandes mit dreifarb. Deckelbild). An den Kapitalen, Rü.kanten u. Ecken berieben; Vorderdeckel stellenw. fleckig. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Kiev. La ville sainte de Russie. " La mere des villes Russes". (Einbd.untertit.: Son histoire, ses monasteres, ses mosaiques & fresques, ses oeuvres d'art). Texte, aquarelles et dessins de G.-K. Loukomski. Preface de Ch(arles) Diehl.

      Paris, Edition J. Danguin (1929).. 2°. XV(1), 119(7) S. Mit XVI Taf. m. mont. farb. Abb. nach Aquarellen, 64 Tafeln mit photogr. Abb. sowie m. Buchschmuck u. einigen kl. Textillustr. Dekorativer blauer Halbfranzband d. Zeit auf 5 Bünden mit Rü.titel u. dez. Streicheisenverz. in Goldpräg., Kopfgoldschnitt u. marmor. Vorsatzpapieren m. Goldauflage (unter Beibindung des OEinbandes mit dreifarb. Deckelbild). An den Kapitalen, Rü.kanten u. Ecken berieben; Vorderdeckel stellenw. fleckig.. Erste Ausgabe. Prachtvoller Bildband über die Sakralbauten der ukrainischen Hauptstadt Kiew. Mit einem umfassenden Kapitel über die Sophienkathedrale. Text in französischer Sprache und mit Literaturverzeichnis auf Ss. 117-119. - Verfasst und eigenhändig illustriert von dem russischen Maler, Zeichner und Kunstschriftsteller Georgij Kreskentjewitsch Lukomskij (1884-1952).

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        Tiger Man.

      Macaulay Co. New York (1929) - First Edition. One of the scarcer Max Brand titles and one that is described at the dustjacket copy as opening "a new field for the cowboy mystery yarn". Missed by Hubin. Great RR dustjaket art. Very Good-Near Fine, spine ends with light wear, in Very Good plus bright dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Early Indian Sculpture

      Paris: The Pegasus Press, , 1929. Two volumes, folio. Original orange half morocco on tangerine linen boards, green morocco label, spine gilt, top edge gilt. 161 collotype plates. Some foxing to the plates, cloth a little spotted, some scuffing at the extremities. First edition. Bachhofer was one of the generation of German sinologists who were forced to emigrate under the Nazis. He taught at Munich University until 1935, and also worked at the Munich Museum für Völkerkunde. Denied the Associate Professorship at Munich as his wife was Jewish, he emigrated to America becoming Professor of Art History at the University of Chicago. Here Bachhofer studies the chronological development of Indian sculpture with particular attention to "one of the most important questions of Buddhistic iconography, the Buddha representation in North-West, North and South India." This is an uncommon and superbly produced monograph, the collotypes made by Bruckmann of Munich, the binding by Hübel and Denck of Leipzig.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        LA DAME AUX CAMÉLIAS

      Paris: L. Carteret, 1929. No. 4 OF 175 COPIES n. Hardcover. 295 x 210 mm (11 5/8 x 8 1/4"). 2 p.l., 297 pp., [1] leaf (colophon). No. 4 OF 175 COPIES. ELEGANT CRIMSON MOROCCO, HANDSOMELY GILT AND ONLAID, BY HENRI NOULHAC (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers framed in gilt with onlaid white camellias at the corners, central medallion containing a large red camellia surrounded by a wreath containing half a dozen more of the same flowers in white on a burnished gilt ground; raised bands, spine compartments with mitered frames and camellia medallion centerpieces, gilt titling, turn-ins with multiple gilt rules, ivory moiré silk endleaves, all edges gilt. Original wrappers preserved. In a matching calf-lined and morocco-lipped slipcase. With 20 color plates printed "à la poupée," captioned tissue guards. A Large Paper Copy. IN MINT CONDITION. This is an unsurpassable copy, in a binding of considerable beauty, of a luxury edition of Dumas&#39; tragic tale of a courtesan, "The Lady of the Camellias," better known as "Camille." Inspired by his lover, the courtesan Marie Duplessis, it is the best-known work of the younger Dumas (1824-95). First published as a novel in 1848, it was later adapted for the stage, and has since inspired an opera ("La Traviata"), three ballets, and numerous films. As with the next item, Noulhac has designed his binding to complement the contents of the book, and its richness is an appropriate reflection of the refinement of our deluxe edition. Henri Noulhac (1866-1931) was one of the foremost binders and gilders of his generation, an artisan described as "a superlative craftsman" by Duncan & De Bartha (who reproduce four of his bindings in their "Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding"). Noulhac was born in Chateauroux, where he served his apprenticeship, then moved in 1894 to Paris, where he established his atelier at 10 rue de Buci. His work attracted several eminent clients, including the celebrated collector and binding historian Henri Béraldi, who became his main patron. In the 1920s, Noulhac gained a reputation as a binding instructor, numbering Rose Adler among his students. The pleasing plates here are based on the wood engravings done for the 1858 edition by Paul Gavarni (1804-66), a caricaturist and book illustrator known for his apt portrayals of the fashionable crowd. They are produced using the so-called "poupée" printing technique, also known as dolly printing. Béguin described the process as "an intaglio plate coulour printing technique" which "consists in applying some ink on the plate and spreading it out with one&#39;s finger tip wrapped up in a strip of cloth. This method is notable for the fact that it allows the printer to put several colours on the same plate contemporaneously." According to the National Gallery of Art, "the method takes its name from the poupée (doll), the small ball-shaped wad of fabric that is used to ink the plate.".

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        OLD MAN'S BEARD

      LONDON: GEOFFREY BLES. VG+/VG. PUB APRIL 1929. FIRST EDITION. ISBN: THIS IS THE ISSUE PRODUCED USING CHEAP PAPER THAT IS INVARIABLY TANNED. ISBN: / PUBLISHED IN THE U.S. AS "OTHERS WHO RETURNED". THE EXTERIOR OF THE BOOK IS BRIGHT BLUE PAPER COVERED BOARDS WITHSPINE PANEL SLIGHTLY COLOR FADED AND A TRACE OF RUB AT THE CORNERS. THECONDITION OF THE TEXT IS BETTER THAN USUAL WITH THE PAGES STILL FLEXIBLEALBEIT BROWNED. D.J. HAS A 3/4" PIECE MISSING FROM THE BOTTOM OF THEFRONT FLAP, CORNERS WORN, SHALLOW CHIPPING TO THE SPINE ENDS, LIGHTSOILING TO THE WHITE AREAS OF THE SPINE AND REAR PANEL, A FEW SHORT EDGETEARS, AND EVIDENCE (LIGHTNED AREA) OF STICKER REMOVAL FROM THE FRONTPANEL. A VERY NICE COPY OF A RARE BOOK IN DUST JACKET THAT IS COMPLETEEXCEPT FOR THE BOTTOM OF THE FRONT FLAP.. Keywords: SUPERNATURAL, GHOST STORIES, INVISIBLE, ABCDEF.

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        100 x Paris

      Berlin-Westend: Verlag der Reihe. 1929. First. First edition. Small quarto. 100 photo-engraved plates. Minor dampstains at the extremities, else near fine in a tattered, poor dustwrapper. Housed in a cloth custom clamshell case. Lengthy Inscription by Krull to Stefan Lorant in German. At the time both photographers were already well-known for their work in photography, film, and photojournalism. With the rise of Nazism, Krull moved to Monte Carlo, then Africa, and finally Southeast Asia after the war, while Lorant emigrated to England (where he co-founded Picture Post) and then America. Rare in jacket, and with a magnificent association linking two of the most important photographers of the time. .

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        A Pictorial Chart of English Literature.

      Rand McNally & Company. Copyright 1929. - Color pictographic / pictorial map, older linen backing, 33 1/2 x 26 inches on sheet size 34 1/2 x 27 inches. Faint soiling in outer margins, pinhole in mid and right upper edge (outside map area), map has been stored folded in four but the folds are soft, pencil writing in the upper section of the cartouche has been erased slightly rubbing the color (this is noticeable only on careful examination: I can send you a detail if that would be helpful). This map was featured in the exhibition John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British-American Relations (see www.loc.gov/exhibits/british/brit-6.html).

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        L'Art et la Mort,

      P., A l'enseigne des Trois Magots, Denoel 1929, - grand in-8, 87 pp., frontispice par Jean de Boschère, cartonnage noir, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, pièce de titre maroquin rouge, couvertures et dos conservés (reliure postérieure). "EDITION ORIGINALE imprimée à 800 exemplaires, le nôtre 1/750 sur pur fil Lafuma. "Mensonges ou non du point de vue d'un réel dont on a vu le peu de cas qu'on pouvait en faire, ( ), le réel s'égalant à la matière et pourrissant avec elle, les toxiques regagnent du point de vu de l'esprit leur dignité supérieure qui en fait les auxiliaires les plus proches et les plus utiles de la mort." Couverture doublée, légère ombre en tête du premier plat." [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dawn Ginsbergh?s Revenge

      New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First Edition of the author?s first book. In the presumed first binding; worn and chipped at the spine ends; a good copy in a worn and defective dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to his wife, signing with an apparent pet or joke name, ?May 23, 1930. To Laura who is even funnier that Jimmy Durante. Bic. On her 19th birthday.? Perelman?s wife Laura, with whom he partnered on several writing projects, was the sister of his Brown schoolmate Nathanael West.

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        La Sentinelle ("Tchassovoï"). Revue militaire illustrée russe. 1929-1930.

      La Sentinelle, Paris - Rare publication périodique! Texte russe. Reliure pleine toile noire, contient tous les 35 numéros des deux premières années : de N°1-2 (Janvier) 1929 jusqu'à n°46 (31 Décembre) 1930. Chaque numéro contient 32 pages. Numéro 7-8 (Avril 1929) avec le fascicule spécial de 20 pages consacré au général Wrangel. Etat: rousseurs sur les tranches; couverture un peu salie; dos et en partie le 4e plat déteints. Relâchement des plats, de la 1re garde et de la 1re feuille du n°1-2 de l'ensemble du livre; déchirures à la charnière intérieure du dernier plat et aux bords des feuilles mentionnées. Moitié de la page de titre du n°3-4(Février 1929) manquante, mais restaurée (traces de colle sur le verso). Mouillures et qques rousseurs marginales sur la moitié des numéros (mouillures rougeâtres sur les bords de qques feuilles des nn°5-6, 7-8 et 9-10), rousseurs plus prononcées sur certaines pages. Quelques soulignages au stylo sur la page 8 du n°5-6 (Mars 1929), les pages 32,33,35,36,38 du n° 7-8 (Avril 1929). Déchirure: en bas de la première feuille du n°9-10 (Mai 1929); sur env. 9 cm en bas de la 1re feuille du n°19-20 (Nov.1929); déchirure avec manque sur 1cm en haut de la 1re feuille (au niveau du titre) du n°26 (28 Fevrier 1930); en haut des 2 premières feuilles du dernier n°46 (31 Déc.1930), avec manque sur 2 cm sur la page de titre. Courbe de petites taches grasses sur les pages 21-24 du n°45 (15 Déc. 1930), avec légère déchirure sur les pages 23-24. Nom au crayon sur les pages de titre de certains numéros. Pliure verticale au milieu des pages du n°23 (15 Janv.1930). Revue "La Sentinelle" éditée en langue russe à Paris depuis janvier 1929 et à Bruxelles à partir de 1936 jusqu'à 1988 et diffusée parmi la communauté russe émigrée dans le monde entier. "Tchassovoï est l'Organe de liaison du mouvement national russe, Directeurs V. Orekhoff et E. Taroussky. Cette revue, bi-mensuelle, aborde des sujets variés liés au mouvement national dans l'émigration russe, à l'armée des volontaires, aux archives des associations, aux mémoires des participants à la guerre civile ou au corps expéditionnaire russe en France. La revue aborde les questions de politique internationale et de la situation en URSS et du mouvement dissident. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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