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        How Like a God

      New York: Vanguard, 1929 Townsend A5. Advance publisher's copy with "Discussion Copy" stamped on front boards and printed across front panel of the dustjacket. Rear panel has an explanation titled "Why a discussion copy". This apparently is a form of Advance Review copy designed to assess critical interest in the yet unproven Stout. Purple boards are faded (common with this title), a slight touch of fraying at base of spine, two ownership signatures; else clean, tight square and unmarked. Professionally restored jacket has light toning, light rubbing on rear panel; else intact, very nice period art by Leffertz. Stout's first book, a noirish psychlogical suspense story, some feel is overlooked and underrated. A very special item, particularly in this condition.Advance Review Copy.

      [Bookseller: Saratoga Books LLC]
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        Raoul Dufy.

      Paris, Edition des Chroniques du Jour 1929.. 4°,eine nummerierte Orig.-Radierung, XXXV (I) S. Text mit 3 (davon 1 farbige) ganzseitige und zahlreiche Textabbildungen und XXXIX Tafeln, Orig.-Leinen.. Erste Ausgabe.- Eines von 50 (gesamt 375) nummerierten Exemplaren auf Velin mit der eingebundenen Original-Radierung.- (= Collection XXe. Siecle 1).- Kleiner Name auf Vorsatz, Einband etwas stockfleckig, die zwei letzten weissen Blatt etwas knickspurig und fleckig. ***Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden***

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Eckert & Kaun GbR]
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        Blind Fireworks.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1929 - Octavo. Original black cloth, blue green spine label lettered in black. With the dust jacket. A very good copy in the dust jacket that is faintly marked. First edition, first impression, second issue in the black cloth. The author's first collection, written while he was still a student at Oxford. One of 1,000 copies printed. Armitage & Clark A1. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Complete 12 in 6 Volume Set. The Harvard Edition / The Riverside Press Cambridge.

      Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1929.. 8°, Halbleder. Three Quarters Leather Fine Bindings. Top edge gilt. Near Fine Condition. Volumes appear unread (uncut and mostly unopened). Marbled endpapers. Excellent set with bright clean pages, no foxing, no markings, no yellowing. Tight and solid. Some corners show wear. Featuring: (1) Essays First (369 pp.) / and Second Series (285 pp.); (2) Nature addresses and Lectures (395 pp.) / Letter and Social Aims (352 pp.); (3) Society and Solitude (336 pp.) / Poems (399 pp.); (4) Representative Men (290 pp.) / Miscellaneous; (544 pp.); (5) English Traits (314 pp.) / Lectures and Biographical References (507); (6) Conduct of Life (323 pp.) / Natural History of Intellect and Other Papers (417 pp.); 6" x 8½" tall. Weight 14 Lbs.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Universität München]
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        Ruth Harriet Louise Portrait of a Very Young Joan Crawford

      Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Hollywood 1929 - An original Ruth Harriet Louise 8" x 10" photograph portrait of a very young Joan Crawford. The photo was taken in 1929 and features Crawford wearing a Howard Greer get-up. The pasted caption on the verso reads in part "Joan Crawford, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer player, poses in sports costume of white camels hair jersey jumper over pleated silk skirt. Embossed stamp of Ruth Harriet Louise on bottom of the white border, and her faint rubber stamp is also on the verso along with a property of Photoplay Magazine rubber stamp. This is a superb example of the Hollywood studio publicity machine in full force during the early years of its golden age and a wonderful rare photograph by one of the legendary photographers working in the Hollywood studio system, not to mention a wonderful portrait of a great movoe star during her very early years when she was relatively unknown. Very faint not noticeable small crease to the top of the still which is printed on heavy stock paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ira Joel Haber - Cinemage Books]
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        The Plays.

      . London, Duckworth 1929. [6] + 1150 + [1] pp. Uncut with top edge gilt in publisher's green cloth, no dustjacket. Name on flyleaf. * Limited to 1275 numbered copies printed on hand-made paper and signed by the author..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Dieu et Mammon. Etude de Ramon Fernandez.

      . Paris: Capitole 1929. With engraved portrait of the author by Goor. 224 pp. Bound uncut in full cloth with orig. wrappers preserved. * Copy no. 285 of 300 copies on papier velin de Rives..

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        Helen Keller's celebrated autobiography, signed and inscribed by the author

      "Book signed and inscribed ""To: Edith / With loving greetings / Helen Keller / December 1929"" in pencil on the front flyleaf. Story of My Life (Garden City: New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. 1928), 441 pages, octavo, bound in blue cloth boards and original dust jacket. Owner's bookplate affixed to the front pastedown and additional ownership signature on the verso of the frontispiece, which is otherwise blank. Binding somewhat loose but no pages detached, rubbing and other light wear to boards and spine, pages overall clean. Dust jacket bears light soiling, tears, marginal and crease wear with some chipping at margins. A good copy of her celebrated memoir, originally published in 1903 when she was only 23 years old."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        3 autograph letters signed ("R. Slatin").

      [Presumably Merano], 1929. - Large 4to. Altogether (1+3+2=) 6 pp. on 4 fols. To a "dear Doctor and friend", mainly reporting on the health of his daughter Anne Marie: "Leider kann ich nicht Donnerstag wie beabsichtigt durch Bozen fahren - Anne Marie fiebert leider so stark daß der Arzt die Reise nicht erlaubt - hoffentlich geht es bald besser so Gott will! [.]" ("Dienstag [1]929"). - "[.] Ich bin schon seit Wochen in Sorge um Anne Maries Gesundheit! Anfang Mai fing sie mit meinem [!] Bronchial Catarrh an, der vorüber ging - aber Temperaturen blieben. Da Dr. Spitaler nach einiger Zeit bekannte, daß er die Ursache nicht finden konnte - ging ich zu Dr. Gara [?] - dort wurde sie genau untersucht und durchleuchtet - der constatirte daß sie stark an Drüsen leidet. Also hieß es Höhenluft - das hilft! Nun ist die Kleine seit 1ten Juni am Vigil Joch - doch die Höhenluft hat nicht die Schuldigkeit gethan - obzwar sie auch nach Vorschrift nur auf dem Liegestuhl lebt! Sie ißt mäßig - schläft gut - sieht nicht schlecht aus - hat aber immer Abends 37.7 - 38° (internal gemessen). Ich habe mich nun entschlossen sie nach St. Blasien im Schwarzwald in das Sanatorium des Prof. Dr. Backmeister zu bringen um sie unter continuirlicher ärztlicher Controlle zu haben [.]" (July 5). - "[.] Ich war 4 Wochen in Hall - verspüre aber sehr wenig von den Erfolgen der Kur. - Von meiner Tochter habe ich im ganzen genommen gute Nachrichten, doch will sie Prof. Backmeister bis Ende des Jahres in St. Blasien behalten um sie ein für alle Male von ihrem Leiden zu kuriren [.]" (September 20). - Slatin's daugther was to be cured of her suffering; she died in November 2007 at the age of 91. - Each letter on stationery with printed address; left margins with punched holes (slightly touching text).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Old Sixteenth Being A Record of the 16th Battalion, A.I.F., During the Great War, 1914-1918

      Perth: History Committee of the 16th Battalion Association. 1929. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Good+ Condition in brown buckram with gilt title to face and spine. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs - some fold-out, and maps. Includes Decorations won; Battalion Casualties [table]; AIF Infantry Casualties [table]; Officers' casualties; Officers captured by enemy; Engagements and Casualties; Officers Promoted from Ranks and Nominal Roll. A strong, solid copy with the following defects - RSL stamps to top of endpapers, Annotations to front free endpaper and to a small number of pages [about 15 pages in all], some small nicks to page edges, and one photograph has names added [obviously by someone who know them]. Pasted at the rear is a copy of an "Extract from Lt.Col, Pope's memo of Aug.8th, 1915" - which is followed by a letter [dated 1939] sent by A/WO1 F. Munroe to an unknown person in which we recounts an act of gallantry by [then] Pte. Forde. The name R.A. Forde is written on the front free endpaper - possibly as an ownership indicator as the notes beneath it do not seem to mention a Forde. This would also explain the letter at the rear. Foreword by Lt-Gen Sir John Monash. 274 pages The 16th Battalion AIF was raised from 16 September 1914, six weeks after the outbreak of the First World War. Three-quarters of the battalion were recruited in Western Australia, and the rest in South Australia. With the 13th, 14th and 15th Battalions it formed the 4th Brigade commanded by Colonel John Monash. The 4th Brigade landed at Anzac late in the afternoon of 25 April 1915. . 1st Edition. Hardback.

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        Recherches sur la théorie des quanta.Paris: Masson et Cie., 1924.

      First edition, rare, of de Broglie's revolutionary doctoral thesis on the quantum theory, which, Einstein said, "lifted a corner of the great veil" (Isaacson, <i>Einstein: His Life and Universe</i>, p. 327). In this work he developed the startling and revolutionary idea that material particles such as electrons have a wave as well as a corpuscular nature, analogous to the dual behavior of light demonstrated by Einstein and others in the first two decades of the century. De Broglie was awarded the 1929 Nobel Prize in physics "for his discovery of the wave nature of electrons." De Broglie's book <i>Ondes et mouvements</i> (1926), selected by Carter and Muir for the <i>Printing and the Mind of Man</i> exhibition and catalogue (1967), was an expansion of ideas first published in his thesis. Unlike his book, de Broglie's thesis was issued in a very small edition. Norman 347.<br/><br/> "With his thesis, Louis de Broglie had tried to formulate consistently all of his ideas about what he considered to be the essentials of quantum theory. These essentials implied the existence of finite, discrete 'isolated bits of energy,' which had been introduced by Planck and Einstein . . . From the very beginning of his involvement with quantum theory, de Broglie had adopted Einstein's light-quantum hypothesis and had looked for some sort of unification of the dynamical description of light-quanta with that of atoms and electrons. This unification, which he had achieved by endowing the light-quantum with a mass, and considering it as a particle moving with relativistic velocity, had enabled him to approach the fundamental question posed by Henri Poincaré already at the first Solvay Conference in 1911: Can one construct a suitable dynamics of quanta? De Broglie had succeeded in doing so by inverting the method, through which Einstein had obtained the light-quantum; that is, he had associated with all material particles a wave motion. This phase-wave hypothesis allowed him indeed to formulate the principles of a new, quantum-theoretical dynamics describing particles and light-quanta" (Mehra & Rechenberg, <i>The Historical Development of Quantum Theory</i>, 1, pp. 601-2). <br/><br/> Three years after the publication of de Broglie's thesis, the diffraction of electrons from the surface of a solid crystal was experimentally observed by C. J. Davisson and L. H. Germer. They showed that an electron beam was scattered from the surface of a crystal of nickel at the precise angles predicted for the diffraction of x-rays according to Bragg's formula, with a wavelength predicted by de Broglie. Also in 1927, G. P. Thomson, the son of J. J. Thomson, reported his experiments, in which a beam of energetic electrons was diffracted by a thin foil. Thomson found ring patterns that resembled the x-ray patterns made with powdered (polycrystalline) samples. When the wavelength of the electrons was changed by changing their incident energy, the diameters of the diffraction rings change proportionally, again as expected from Bragg's equation. These experiments proved that de Broglie's matter waves have observable physical effects. The 1937 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Davisson and Germer by Thomson for "for their experimental discovery of the diffraction of electrons by crystals".. 8vo (229 x 143 mm), pp [iv], 111, [1]. Original printed wrappers, a little chipped and creased, small split in upper spine, uncut and unopened. First two leaves spotted, but a very good and unsophisticated copy

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        Den guddommelige Komedie. Helvede - Skaersilden - Paradiset.

      . Overs. af Chr. K.F. Molbech. Indledning af Valdemar Vedel. Kbhvn. 1929. Illustr. af Ebba Holm. 621 s. Indbundet med orig. foromslag i smukt orig. imiteret helpergament i renaissance-stil..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Guia General de Venezuela (Primer Tomo)- Generalidades / Estados Tachira, Merida, Trujillo, Lara, Falcon Y Zulia

      Apartado 507, Caracas, Venezuela, 1929, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionLimited 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.

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        Still Life

      1929. Oil painting on board. Signed. Annotated on verso: Pop Art 1929, 60.33 x 50.8 cm.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Volume 2 - Volume 9 (ohne Volume 5).

      Chicago, American Medical Association, 1929-1933.. *Jeweils mit Stempel auf Titelblatt, Band 2 mit geringem Feuchtigkeitsschaden in der oberen Ecke; sonst sehr gute Exemplare. Mit sehr vielen Textabbildungen und Farbtafeln, 7 uniforme Halbpergamentbände, 4 . -.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bibliomania]
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        The Decorative Work of T.M. Cleland: A Record and Review

      The Pynson Printers, New York 1929 - The Deluxe Edition, #41 OF ONLY 55 COPIES ISSUED WITH A SIGNED LITHOGRAPH PORTRAIT BY ROCKWELL KENT AND A SIGNED COLOR PRINT BY T.M. CLELAND HIMSELF. Clean, bright, vellum-backed over elegant, decoish, gilt-decorated panels. Solid and tightly-bound and Near Fine. Tall quarto, 99 pgs. The book itself also signed at rear limitation page by Cleland. Also includes a worn, somewhat-chipped, VG- example of publisher's printed slipcase. A very attractive T.M. Cleland -and Rockwell Kent-- item. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        Einheitliche Feldtheorie und Hamiltonsches Prinzip

      Berlin, : Verlag der Akademie der Wissenschaften. Sonderabdruck / Offprint.. Außergewöhnlich guter Zustand. / Original Brochure in Fine condition.. Sonderabdruck / Offprint. Berlin, Verlag der Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1929. 8°. 6 Seiten. Originale Broschur. Außergewöhnlich guter Zustand. / Original Brochure in Fine condition. [Sitzungsberichte der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Sitzung der physikalisch-mathematischen Klasse 1929. - X.] [Weil No.166]

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        A francia avant-garde m?vészek kiállításának katalógusa. Catalogue de l'Exposition des Artistes Français d'Avant-Garde

      Vészi-nyomda 1929 március (March), Budapest - First edition. In original hard paper. 30 p., 24 plates with inset black and white photographic reproductions. Reproductions of works by Yves Alix, Pierre Bonnard, Albert Brabo, Maurice Denis, Georges Dufrénoy, Jules Flandrin, Kisling Moise, André Lhote, Henri Manguin, Albert Marquet, Henri Matisse, Jean Metzinger, Maurice Utrillo, Kees van Dongen, Maurice de Vlaminck, Éduard Vuillard, Henri de Waroquier, Joseph Bernard, François Pompon, Georges Saupique and André Derain. Some pages loose. Otherwise in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        How Like a God

      New York: The Vanguard Press,, 1929. Octavo. Original purple cloth, titles and decoration to spine gilt, top dark green. With the pictorial dust jacket. Cloth slightly faded at extremities. An excellent copy in a slightly rubbed and chipped jacket. First edition, first printing, of the author's psychological mystery, a story told in the second person, in a man's mind as he walks up several flights of stairs.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.". Illus. by Spencer, Gilbert. Signed by Author. Limited. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        Cocktails de Paris

      Paris: Editions Demangel. (1929). First. First edition. Copiously illustrated by famed poster artist Paul Colin (probably best known for his interpretations of Josephine Baker). Octavo. Decorated wrappers. Text in French. Many whimsical advertisements for cocktail bars (and a wonderful ad for Studio Innovation, a record and phonograph store, on the rear wrap). Pages toned, two leaves roughly opened with resulting modest chips, barely touching the text, modest rubbing on the wrappers, a handsome, very good copy. An exceptionally uncommon and classic French cocktail book, celebrating the gaiety and variety of imbibing at a period in the history of Paris when that activity was paramount. Many cocktail recipes, many signed in facsimile by their creators, with attendant cocktail lore. This copy Inscribed on the title page by both RIP and Paul Colin to Lieutenant Charles Comat. A classic text with splendid inscriptions. .

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        Conversations dans le Loir-et-Cher.

      Librairie Plon, Chroniques no. 7, Paris 1929 - [Claudel, Paul]. Conversations dans le Loir-et-Cher. Paris, Librairie Plon Chroniques no. 7, 1929. in-8. 361 p. Broché. Non rogné et non coupé. Dos défraichi. Edition originale de cette piece de théatre [68 pages]. Un des 10 ex. Num. sur Japon [second papier après 5 ex. Sur Chine] Contient, en plus du texte de Claudel, "Cantique pour Siméon" de T.S. Eliot; Extraits d'un journal" de Charles Du Bos; "Shelley" de Francis Thompson; "Paysages goethéens" de Johnaaes Joergensen. TALVART et PLACE tome 3, p 154. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Squirrel The Hare and the Little Grey Rabbit *FIRST PRINTING OF ALISON UTTLEY'S FIRST BOOK*

      William Heinemann Ltd., 1929, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, First Printing, Illustrated By: Tempest, MargaretSize: 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall, First printing of Alison Uttley's first book - the first title in the Little Grey Rabbit Series. Hinges intact. Somewhat above-average wear externally. We presume backstrip is missing as prior owner has neatly covered spine with tape which closely matches boards in colour. Few minor pencil marks mostly erased from endpapers. Several minor perforations to front free endpaper, first blank leaf, and half-title page, as if by a kitten's tiny claws. Corresponding indentations to title page and following page. One inch chip from lower corner of page 19. Half-inch tear to top edge of page 56. Two small chips from lower corner of page 107. Two-inch tear to lower fore-edge of back free endpaper.

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        Von Material Zu Architektur

      Munich: Albert Langen, 1929. First edition. Very good; no jacket. Light edgewear, soiling, but overall quite bright and clean. Binding is sturdy. No markings or inscriptions. The 14th volume in the Bauhaus publication series. Text in German. An exceptionally nice copy of the original.

      [Bookseller: John Kehoe, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Tanar of Pellucidar - 1st Edition

      New York: Metropolitan Books Publishers. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1929. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. First Edition/First Printing, dark blue cloth with black lettering in Very Good+ condition, lightly rubbed extremities in Very Good-, lightly spine-sunned dust-jacket with moderate edgewear and chipping. Zeuschner 520 ; Tanar, that gallant adventurer of Edgar Rice Burrough enters into startling exploits. The Pellucidar is in the hollow center of the earth, a world of savage men and pre-historic beasts. Here dwell the Buried People, here is the Land of the Awful Shadow, here the Korsar pirates terrorize the sea-coast towns .

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        KIF An Unvarnished History

      D. Appleton & Co., New York, NY 1929 - (full book description) D. Appleton & Co., New York, NY, 1929. 1st Ed. (U.S.) 1st Printing, Fine-/Good+, Hard Cover, DJ with Mylar. Size=5.5"x7.5", 353pgs. Gordon Daviot was one of the pseudonyms of Scottish author Elizabeth MacIntosh best known for her mystery novels. Author's first novel. 1/2" chip & 1/4" x 1/2" chip DJ head of spine, 1/4" one bottom fore-edge, 1-1/2" DJ tear top fore-edge, top page ends just slightly dulled, cloth very slightly nicked head of spine, o.w. clean, bright & tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. In SCARCE DJ. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Farewell To Arms

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929 First edition, first printing. Publisher's black cloth, gilt labels with black lettering to the front board and spine; in original pictorial dust jacket with artwork by Cleon. Fine and bright book, with just some light offsetting to the free endpapers; unclipped dust jacket, with faint creasing and wear to spine ends, very light toning and faint rubbing to the spine, faint creasing to the bottom of the rear panel, tiny closed tear to the bottom edge of the otherwise fresh front panel, else fine. Overall, a bright and fresh copy, free of any repairs or restoration. Housed in a custom black slipcase with morocco spine and matching chemise. Set in Italy during World War I, A Farewell to Arms tells the story of a romance between the protagonist Frederic Henry, an American serving as a lieutenant in the Italian ambulance corps, and Catherine Barkley, a British nurse tending to wounded soldiers. Widely considered one of the best novels to come from the war, the novel is, as the dust jacket proclaims, "the very essence of beauty as twisted and made tragic by war" that "expresses the innermost nature of war." Unlike many of the other war novels by contemporary writers, The Sun Also Rises addresses not only the aftermath of WWI but the events of the war itself and specifically the Italian Front around the Battle of Caporetto of Autumn 1917. Accordingly, it stood out amongst the war novels, becoming Hemingway's first best-seller and establishing him as a premier American writer. Interestingly, in his 1958 interview with The Paris Review, Hemingway famously remarked, "I rewrote the ending to Farewell to Arms, the last page of it, thirty-nine times before I was satisfied.". 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        UNE AQUARELLE ORIGINALE : PORTRAIT-CHARGE D'ARMEL DE WISMES (NANTES 1929)

      1929 - une Aquarelle Originale en couleur, sur papier aquarelle , sous verre , format 30 x 24 cm, signature noir en bas au centre dans l'aquarelle : H. Bouyer 1929, noté au dos Armel de Wismes en noir, Armel de Wismes, etait connu comme le plus grand historien de l&#146;histoire de notre belle ville: Nantes.Superbe et dans un parfait état de fraicheur.

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        THE BRIDE'S HOUSE

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1929. First Edition. First Edition. A Novel. Copy #134 of 300 signed by Powell. Limitation page carelessly opened, so that there is a small piece missing from top of page where cut was made. The white boards are otherwise a bit rubbed, but the book is otherwise in quite nice condition. Bookplate front pastedown. Needless to say, extremely scarce in any shape.

      [Bookseller: Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC]
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        The Bride's House

      New York: Brentano'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's sales person. A nice copy of the author's only limited edition, her second acknowledged book, after She Walks in Beauty, and her repudiated first novel Whither. .

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        DEUTSCHLAND, DEUTSCHLAND UEBER ALLES Ein Bilderbuch von KURT TUCHOLSKY und vielen Fotografen - Montiert von John Heartfield 1.-20.Tausend

      Berlin: Neuer Deutscher Verlag, 1929 - 8° - 231pp - B/w Photo & Montage-reproductions arranged by John Heartfield (1891-1968) German artist & text by Kurt Tucholsky (1890-1935) German writer, poet and journalist. First edition in original boards (yellow) and original dust-jacket (very rare). The dust-jacket is missing a few centimeters on front and back cover otherwise in good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1929 VICAR OF WAKEFIELD OLIVER GOLDSMITH SIGNED ARTHUR RACKHAM ILLUSTRATIONS #483-575 COPIES WITH ORIGINAL BOX $$$

      THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD1929; Oliver Goldsmith; Limited Edition; London, George G. Harrap & Co.; Illustrated & Signed by Arthur Rackham; Full Vellum; Original Box; 232 Pages; w8.2"xh10.8"; Very Rare!!!Great For any Fan of the Famous Author/Artist or Collector.  Great Gift Idea; #483 of 575 English Copies; Signed by Arthur Rackham; Won't Find a Better Copy!!!Attributes:Comes with Rare Original Publisher's Box with Limitation Title to one end, housing a brilliant full vellum cover design with gold borders/labeling to front/binding, gold tops of pages, lovely silhouette end pages, with a nice Color Frontispiece and title page in red/black, with 11 other Brilliant Color Plates by the Famed Artist and 22 b/w illustrations, and a Legendary Classic; Nice Size!!!Summary:The Vicar of Wakefield is a novel by Irish writer Oliver Goldsmith. It was written in 1761 and 1762, and published in 1766, and was one of the most popular and widely read 18th-century novels among Victorians. The novel is mentioned in George Eliot's Middlemarch, Jane Austen's Emma, Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities and David Copperfield, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Sarah Grand's The Heavenly Twins, Charlotte Brontë's The Professor and Villette, Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's The Sorrows of Young Werther, as well as his Dichtung und Wahrheit.Dr Primrose, his wife Deborah and their six children live an idyllic life in a country parish. The vicar is wealthy due to investing an inheritance he received from a deceased relative, and the vicar donates the £34 that his job pays annually to local orphans and war veterans. On the evening of his son George's wedding to wealthy Arabella Wilmot, the vicar loses all his money through the bankruptcy of his merchant investor who left town with his money.Background:Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1730 ?" 4 April 1774) was an Anglo-Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), his pastoral poem The Deserted Village (1770), and his plays The Good-Natur'd Man (1768) and She Stoops to Conquer (1771, first performed in 1773). He also wrote An History of the Earth and Animated Nature. He is thought to have written the classic children's tale The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes, the source of the phrase "goody two-shoes".Arthur Rackham's (1867-1939) haunting and dreamlike style has added to the enchantment and fantasy of the children's literature and his imitators are many.Condition:Condition is Very Good/Excellent.  Some blemishing to box, Small wear to book, faint spot to lower title, faint foxing to first/last page, some pages still uncut/unread, rest of pages/hinges/text block are excellent for 85 years old!!!

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        Black Mask the Maltese Falcon in Original Parts. September, October, November, December 1929, January 1930

      Pro-Distributors Publishing Co. , Inc., New York 1929 - The Maltese Falcon in original parts. Predates the Hard cover first edition. 1929 September. Contains part one of "The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett. Lower right corner off cover, covers and 1st and last pages loose, tanning paperwith mild flaking, some paper perished from crown and foot of spine. G-1929 October. Contains part two of "The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett. Spine perished, covers and 1st page loose, tanning paper with mild flaking. G-1929 November. Contains part three of "The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett. 2.5" tear patched from reverse, covers and last page loose, light tanning paperWith very mild flaking. G-1929 December Contains part four of "The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett. Some paper perished from spine, front cover and 1st page loose, no backCover. G-1930 January. Contains part five (last) of "The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett. Partial spine, covers, 1st and last pages loose, tanning flaking pages. G- All presented in a custom made clam shell book box. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Scientific American November and December 1929 Volume 141 Numbers 5 and 6

      New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1929. An example of advertising for the ages, possibly part of a campaign engineered by the infamous Edward L. Bernays. Back page of issue number 5 is a color Lucky Strike cigarette advertisement which appears beneath the caption "An Ancient Prejudice has been removed." Center of the ad features a large clenched fist breaking a heavy chain. Upon the cuff of the hand is written "American Intelligence." Top left illustration shows a paranoid bearded miser counting his gold by candlelight. Top right illustration shows a wealthy establishment couple beside a handsome security guard inside a palatial bank. Text beneath the miser reads "Hoarding gold with the fanatical zeal of the miser has vanished. American Intelligence sponsors thousands of banking institutions to which the individual (i.e. the establishment couple) safely entrusts his wealth. *Please note the date of this magazine, November 1929*. This prestigious American publication was probably printed in the latter days of October 1929 ... just as the *Great Crash* occurred... and the *Great Depression* ensued... causing countless financial institutions to go under... taking countless individual fortunes with them. A package of Lucky Strikes appears in lower left corner while text in lower right corner reads "Toasting Did It - Gone is that ancient prejudice against cigarettes - progress has been made. We removed the prejudice against cigarettes when we removed harmful corrosive acrids (pungent irritants) from the tobaccos. Thus "Toasting" has destroyed that ancient prejudice against cigarette smoking by men and by women." As the banks soon proved fallible, what are the implications for cigarette smoking? A truly stunning work which should not be forgotten. We include the subsequent December 1929 issue as its back cover is graced with a very similar ad, only now the advertiser has made a timely change from the gold/banking theme to one comparing science in the days of the inquisition to the science supporting contemporary thriving metropolii. Condition: November back cover has average wear with three inch crease to lower corner. December back cover has several small tears and average soiling. December spine in poor condition. Truly unique and important pieces of Americana, these pieces will be of great interest to advertising historians, organizations opposed to tobacco use, and organizations promoting investment in precious metals. First Edition Paperback 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall Magazine; First Edition. Fair

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        Rockville, Conneticut, 1929.

      1929. 1929 - Oil painting on board. 20 x 15 inches. Signed and dated. Right corner detached but complete. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Fish Preferred

      Doubleday Doran 1929 - A mint copy in mint wrapper. The second mint copy I have had ,they don't turn up very often .The only blemish is a light crease running down the spine which can only be seen under the light ,otherwise perfect [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mr Mulliner Speaking

      UK: Herbert Jenkins, 1929. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Mr Mulliner Speaking by PG Wodehouse First Edition Herbert Jenkins 1929. First impression. Lightly browned end papers and edges. No inscriptions. Covers near fine in a fine original dust jacket. Correctly priced 7/6, showing no wear. Early Wodehouse titles seldom seen in this condition.

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        Archive of Autograph Letters

      The University, St. Patrick's Hall, etc. 1929-1940, Orchard, Reading, etc. - Offered here is a collection of six autograph letters and three autograph cards signed, one of the letters numbering over 800 words (five pages). Written by Robert Gibbings (1889-1958), noted Irish artist and author, wood engraver and sculptor and a major influence in the the revival of printing in the twentieth century. A major force in the operation, artistic design and leadership of The Golden Cockerell Press. Letters written by Gibbings to Barbara Faaks, a prosepective children's author, dealing with the publication of her stories, along with possible illustrations by a student of Gibbings. The letters are sensitive and compassionate, as in: ". you will forgive pencil, knowing that I am travelling rough. I have just read all your stories. First and foremost let me say that I think the stye excellent and absolutely suitable to the earlier matter and the readers. Barring one or two infinitesimal points such as that I felt you used the phrase 'little with' once or twice too often. I think I know just the person to do the illustrations and I see no reason why you shouldn't rake in a bit of cash both on newspaper and book rights.: And: "I was most awfully sorry to hear all your sad news. I've been through the same myself and know how absolutely shattering it can be." In all 15 pages, mostly near fine condition, with occasion folds. Housed in custom made folding beige buckram case with marbled paper edges, morocco labe on spine.

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        China Photos - Peking - The Forbidden City

      China, 1929. Beijing, circa 1929. Set of 35 original photographs of China, taken privately by a German traveller, mounted recto and verso to 5 large brown cardstock leaves, with some manuscript captions. Photographs vary in size, the majority measuring 14,5 x 8,75 cm, with a few variations, the smallest measuring approximately 4,5 x 6,75 cm. Very Good Condition. Peking is the focal point of this collection of photographs, centering in and near the Forbidden City, and featuring exquisite reliefs, sky reaching pagodas, and some of the city's iconic ancient structures. The photographer was especially impressed the refined art of Chinese sculpture and carving. Three views of Winter Palace feature a lovely snapshot of the Dragon Wall, the most famously known of only nine dragon walls in all of China. [Winter Palace is situated west of the northern gate of Beijing's Forbidden City.] Coal Hill (Jingshan Park), formerly a private imperial garden attached to the grounds of the Forbidden City and situated immediately north of it. [The grounds were opened to the public in 1928.] The traveller entered Verboden Stad (The Foridden City), and includes a view of the elaborate entrance to the Hall of Supreme Harmony. Three photographs show the Temple of Heaven, which was constructed from 1406 to 1420 at the behest of the Yongle Emperor of the Ming Dynasty, who was also responsible for the construction of the Forbidden City. A tour of Jade Spring Hill and the Summer Palace yields a splendid close-up snapshot of reliefs carved into the base of Huazanghai Stone Pagoda. A bridge, the Jade Peak Pagoda, and the famous Marble Boat also appear. In addition, 4 photographs are taken on approaching Hong Kong show Chinese junks and commercial vessels in Victoria Harbour, as well as a secluded white sand beach possibly on the beautiful Sai Kung Peninsula. And, in Canton, the traveller includes 3 photographs of a temple and its Buddhist statues. . Very Good.

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        Hoboken-Blues: "Das Lied von Hoboken": Negerkomödie

      Volksbünen-Verlags- und Vertriebs-G.m.b.H, Berlin 1929 - 8vo. 100pp. Maroon cloth spine over green wraps with red lettering. Sunning to top edge of front- and rear wraps. Translated from the American into German by Hermynia zur Mühlen. "Bearbeitung, Lieder: Günther Weisenborn." The News Playwrights' Theatre production of "Hoboken Blues" in 1928 was a bold experiment that failed with audiences and critics because it appeared to be racist although the playwright wrote it to expose the injustice done to African-Americans. Michael Gold wanted African-Americans to play the parts but director E. Massey cast white actors wearing black make-up. Fascinating piece of American Theatre history. Mimeographed typescript. Wraps in very good, interior in near fine condition. Rare German edition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Paul Klee (SIGNED BY IMPORTANT KLEE COLLECTOR)

      Paris: editions Cahiers d'Art, 1929. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. Inscribed/ Signed by VIP other than author. 1st Edition. NF copy with slight darkening along edges, 1st edn, French text, 248/900cc, ill, xxvii + b/w 84 plates. Name of Helen Resor on fep. She was an American advertising executive, one of the first women to plan national ad programs and the first (before 1920) to hire artists (i.e., Norman Rockwell and Edward Steichen) to work on advertising campaigns. She acquired many Klee paintings and her collection included, in addition to decorative arts, work by Salvador, Dali, Balthus (Baltusz Klossowski de Rola), Picasso, and Marie-Hélène Vieira da Silva. She had a Wyoming home designed by Mies van der Rohe and was on the board at MOMA in the late 1930s. Nesor was active in the suffragette movement and fought for women's rights, helping young women pursue advertising careers. Her name in blue pencil. Nice association..

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        Geldtheorie Und Konjunkturtheorie (Common English Title: Monetary Theory and the Trade Cycle)

      Germany Holder-Pichler-Tempsky A.G. 1929. 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. First Edition Paperback 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Good

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        The Squirrel The Hare and the Little Grey Rabbit *FIRST PRINTING OF ALISON UTTLEY'S FIRST BOOK*

      London William Heinemann Ltd. 1929. First printing of Alison Uttley's first book - the first title in the Little Grey Rabbit Series. Hinges intact. Somewhat above-average wear externally. We presume backstrip is missing as prior owner has neatly covered spine with tape which closely matches boards in colour. Few minor pencil marks mostly erased from endpapers. Several minor perforations to front free endpaper, first blank leaf, and half-title page, as if by a kitten's tiny claws. Corresponding indentations to title page and following page. One inch chip from lower corner of page 19. Half-inch tear to top edge of page 56. Two small chips from lower corner of page 107. Two-inch tear to lower fore-edge of back free endpaper. First Printing Hardcover 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall; First Printing. Good Tempest, Margaret

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        The Writing Book of Andres Brun, Calligrapher of Saragosse

      Paris: Pegasus Press, 1929. Quarto. 30pp., (51)ff. One of 175 copies, printed at the Officina Bodoni. With an Introduction by Henry Thomas, and descriptive notes by Stanley Morison. Following this are forty-nine facsimile leaves in collotype reproducing the surviving text and plates of Brun&#39;s two writing books, which were originally published in 1583 and 1612. Very fine in cloth with original dust wrapper, which is slightly toned to spine and has a short closed tear to the head of the spine. Housed in the original slipcase. Printed note laid in informing the reader that the facsimile pages have been hand-numbered in pencil. (Mardersteig 27).

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        Signed block print from Gods&#39; Man

      [New York]: [Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith], [1929]. A signed block print of one of the images from &#39;Gods&#39; Man&#39;. The printed on Japanese, the image measures 10 cm x 10 cm (same as the book). Signed in pencil by Ward under the image in the right corner. The image (no.116) is of the nameless artist and his wife looking skyward. The image is in fine condition. Presumably printed in a miniscule print run as a keepsake from the author and publisher. Gods&#39; Man was the first of Ward&#39;s six wordless novels.

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