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        Lewis Et Irène. Gravures Au Burin De Louis Caillaud.

      Édition limitée. Voir nos photos, Cercle Lyonnais du Livre, Paris, 255pp, 1929. Un des 162 ex. sur papier vélin de Hollande (Papeteries Pannekoek). Environ 35 burins en taille douce in et hors texte d'inspiration réaliste de Louis Caillaud. Fort in-4 en feuilles, couv. rempliée avec quelques marques sur les plats et le dos muet, intérieur propre légèrement jauni en marge sur certaines ff. Bel et rare ex. Envoi soigné! (G7)

      [Bookseller: Libri Relives]
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        Une Etape de l'Evolution Haitienne

      Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Imprimerie "La Presse". [1929]. First. First edition. Large octavo. 208pp. Printed wrappers. Text in French. Small chip and very faint stain on the front wrap, a little soiling and light wear, else a near fine copy. Price-Mars is generally considered to have been Haiti's foremost thinker of the 20th Century. This is an exploration of the sociology and psychology of Haiti and Haitians, and an examination of outside opinions of Haiti as they are expressed in literature and travel writing. Scarce. .

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        Good Gestes

      London; Murray; 1929; - 1st colonial edition, published same year as first edition;book is VG, with previous owners name on front free endpaper, in a VG DJ with light wear, the DJ quite colorful, showing the 3 brothers Geste in uniform, arm in arm, in front of an oasis village. Scarce in DJ. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Squad.

      London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1929 - Octavo. Original light tan cloth, titles to spine and upper board in blue. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled and toned, a little spotting and toning to endpapers, lower edges dulled. A very good copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with a minor crease to the upper panel, some faint spotting to the spine panel, and a short closed tear repaired with tape to the verso. First UK edition, first impression, originally published in the US the previous year. This novel of the First World War follows the adventures of a squad of eight Americans, and was based on the author's own experience with the 111th Infantry during 1918.

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        Bolton Wanderers V Portsmouth 1929 (f.a. Cup Final) Football Programme

      1929 - Official programme for the 1929 FA Cup Final between Bolton Wanderers and Portsmouth. Bolton won 2-0. Slight creasing to covers and staple rust bleeding to centrepages, which are becoming detached. Very good.

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        Rope ( First UK Printing )

      Constable 1929 - A first UK printing published by Constable in 1929. The BOOK is in VERY GOOD + condition with original patterned wrappers with flaps.Title labels to front and spine.Book retains the publisher’s original price to the front flap (2/-).Spine rubbed and frayed with damage to label and lower half. Slight lean.Text block age tanned as expected.Front and rear covers show patterned period design very well.Book is clean with no inscriptions.Very scarce title as first printing. The book was made into an iconic film in 1948 by Alfred Hitchcock.Scarce. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Couleurs. Contes avec des gravures de J.-E. Laboureur

      Paris, Camille Bloch, 1929., 1929. En feuillets sous couverture rempliée, chemise et étui.. 16/23,5 cm, 225 pp;, 3 ff.. Ouvrage illustré par Laboureur, 13 planches en couleurs à pleine page, 13 bandeaux, 9 culs de lampe et une vignette à la page de titre (serpentes conservées). Exemplaire n° 252/280 tiré sur vélin blanc de Rives. Très bel exemplaire, pas de rousseurs, couleurs très fraiches.. Photos sur demande.

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        LE CHASSEUR VERT. Gravures de J. E. Laboureur.

      1929 - Paris, Editions Orion, 1929. In-quarto (197 X 250) broché, couverture rempliée ; (1) f. blanc, faux-titre, frontispice, titre, V-248 pages, (5) ff. Tache brune au dos se prolongeant légèrement sur le premier plat. PREMIER TIRAGE des SEPT COMPOSITIONS ORIGINALES gravées au burin de Jean-Emile LABOUREUR, dont un frontispice, cinq hors-texte et un cul-de-lampe. Tirage limité à 351 EXEMPLAIRES, celui-ci UN des 300 numérotés sur vélin blanc à la cuve B.F.K. des papeteries de RIVES (n°360). BEL EXEMPLAIRE. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Association Copy] A Florentine Christmas of a Century Ago

      Giulio Giannini & Son, Florence 1929 - 12mo. Patterned color paper wraps, printed label on cover. Color frontis, one engraving, borders in green and orange. An amazing and exceedingly rare association between two of the three principal female Brandywine artists, Violet Oakley and Elizabeth Shippen Green (the other was J.W. Smith). Signed in attractive cursive hand across the whole the front free endpaper: "Merrie Christmas Greetings/ to/ Elizabeth- the Queen/ and/ Huger- the King/ from Violet/ "Cogslea"/ December/ 1930." Huger, of course, referring to Elizabeth Shippen Green's husband, Huger Elliot. A monumental and endearing inscription. Association copies of books between the Brandywine artists are vanishingly scarce. Book is fine.

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        Del Teatro Teatrale ossia Del teatro

      Roma: Edizioni Tiber. 1929. First. First edition. Quarto. 212pp., with 200 black & white photographs and illustrations of Bragaglia's Futurist theatre set designs. Publisher's maroon cloth with two inset printed paper labels on the front board. Darkening to the board edges, light scattered staining to the endleaves, good or better. Warmly Inscribed by the author on the title page to Hallie Flanagan, with Flanagan's signature and engraved bookplate on the front pastedown, and with the Italian Authors and Publishers Association embossed stamp: "Societa Italiana degli Autori ed Editori, Roma" on the title page. Hallie Flanagan is best known for her 1931 play Can You Hear Their Voices?, and as Director of the Federal Theatre Project (FTP) under the Works Progress Administration (WPA). She was the first woman awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, which allowed her to travel throughout Europe and Russia for fourteen months in 1926-27 studying modern theatre. She met and befriended many of the greatest playwrights of the age including Lady Gregory, Konstantin Stanislavsky, Luigi Pirandello, and the great Italian Futurist writer, photographer, and director Anton Bragaglia. A nice association between two leading forces in early 20th Century theatre. .

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        Vselii Chas (Happy Hour)

      Leningrad: Ezh, 1929. Leningrad: Ezh, 1929. 8vo, pictorial wrappers, color lithograph covers in green, red, black and cream; on the rear cover, the vignettes surround a list of titles by Marshak. Fine. A twenty four page selection from some of the titles of the collaboration between poet and artist, including Pudel (Poodle), Tsirk (Circus), Morozhenoe (Ice Cream), Zagadka (Riddles), Mishi (Mice), Loshad (Horse) and others. Vibrant animated illustrations in black on each page by Lebedev, the greatest Russian children’s book artist. MoMA, Russian Avant-garde Book 1232. Not in Cotsen catalogue. . Pictorial Wrappers. Fine.. Illus. by Lebedev... 8vo.

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        GARGANTUA, MESTRE FRANCESC REBELAIS

      . Zustand: Como Nuevo Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. Versio Catalana de Lluis Deztany de la Gran "Societe des etudes rabelaisiennes" de Paris. 1929.C+434pag+4h. Conte un retrat gravat d l'autor a l'aigua-fort de Ricard Canals. Edicio numerada (N° 88). Bon exemplar. Ref 20 Biblioteca A.

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        Montparnasse: Bars, Cafe, Dancings

      Editions Bonamour, Paris 1929 - *First edition. Folio. Text in folios with ten individual prints laid in. Stamp of an arts commission on front wrap, gift inscription, some soiling and small stains on the wrappers, very good. Copy number 256 of 400 numbered copies on Madagascar paper with the prints handcolored by the artist (there were also a 100 on Japon). Wonderful bar scenes from post-War Paris. *OCLC* locates a single copy at Vanderbilt, one assumes most copies were broken up for the prints. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND / THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS

      MACMILLAN, LONDON 1929 - Volumi in-12° 155x110 mm., legatura artistica in pieno marocchino rosso con dorso a cinque nervi con ricchi fregi e titoli in oro, piatti con cornici in oro e figure in oro ai piatti anteriori, tagli dorati e dentelle in oro, ex-libris ai contropiatti, pp. XII-230 + XII-202, 42 + 50 illustrazioni in nero di John Tenniel. Ottimo stato di conservazione con minimi difetti. Meravigliosa coppia di volumi, legatura artistica in piena pelle rossa con ricchi fregi al dorso e figure del "Bianconiglio" e della "Red Queen" impresse in oro ai piatti. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Barsetshire Novels of Anthony Trollope

      nbsp;Basil Blackwell - Oxford 1929 - The complete set of this well known and very sought after edition of Trollope, editied by Michael Sadleir still in the original binding as called for and clean and bright internally apart from the endpapers as usual. One of 525 unnumbered sets limited edition. Complete set of fourteen green hardback volumes:The Warden (1855)Barchester Towers, Volume the First(1857)Barchester Towers, Volume the Second (1857)Doctor Thorne, Volume the First (1858)Doctor Thorne, Volume the Second (1858)Framley Parsonage, Volume the First (1861)Framley Parsonage, Volume the Second (1861)The Small House at Allington, Volume the First (1864)The Small House at Allington, Volume the Second (1864)The Last Chronicle of Barset, Volume theFirst (1867)The Last Chronicle of Barset, Volume theSecond (1867)The Last Chronicle of Barset, Volume theThird (1867)The Last Chronicle of Barset, Volume theFourth (1867)An Autobiography (1883)Anthony Trollope (April 24, 1815 December 6, 1882) became one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of Trollope's best-loved works, known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, revolve around the imaginary county of Barsetshire; he also wrote penetrating novels on political, social, and gender issues and conflicts of his day. The Chronicles of Barsetshire is a series of six novels by the English author Anthony Trollope, set in the fictitious cathedral town of Barchester. They concern the dealings of the clergy, the gentry, and the political, amatory, and social maneuverings that go on among and between them. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm with all covers and internal pages attached. There is wear to the extremities, including bumping to the edges and water stains to the edge of the front and rear boards. The titles are visible on all the spines except for 'The Warden'. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright, apart from the occasional handling mark and mild spots. The front and end papers are more spotted. Overall the volumes are in good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mes propriétés.

      J. Fourcade 1929 - - J. Fourcade, Paris 1929, 14x19,5cm, broché. - Edition en grande partie originale, un des 250 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers avec 20 Japon. Rare et bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Long Ago Told (Huh-Kew Ah-Kah): Legends of the Papago Indians (Inscribed and signed by Wright!)

      NY and London: D. Appleton, 1929. Later printing of 1st edition. Hardcover. Third printing (same year as first), with (3) following text. Tiny stain at spine, which is the slightest bit faded, else a lovely copy with virtually no wear. No dust jacket. INSCRIBED in Wright's hand: "To Leon Williams from his son Percy, via Harold Bell Wright who wishes the father of his friend many happy returns of the day." Also SIGNED in full by the author on the title page and dated "Tucson, Ariz. 1932." Signed by author.

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        This Day in History - Orpheus Invents the Recital, February, 10, 5287 B. C.

      n.p., 1929 - Lively, whimsical scene of of musician in a leopard skin toga surrounded by all the animals of the jungle, including a monkey with progamme in hand making a shushing gesture, and a glowering lion. Irvin was the first art editor of the New Yorker magazine and created its first cover and many others. Most of his original art was donated to institutions and rarely comes on the market. "The invaluable Irvin, artist, ex-actor, wit, and sophisticate about town and country, did more to develop the style and excellence of The New Yorker's drawings and covers than anyone else, and was the main and shining reason that the magazine's comic art in the first two years was far superior to its humorous prose" - James Thurber Published in "Musical America", February 10, 1929. 13 x 10 inches (sight). Watercolor illustration on board, signed lower left. Framed and matted [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Le Chasseur Vert

      Editions Orion, Paris 1929 - Limited edition. Quarto: [4], [front.], [title], v, [vi], 248, [249], [4] pp. (21 x 25 cm). French. Very good in three quarter green morocco on green cloth, gold tooling, with moderate wear to the edges and joints, light fading to the spine, and very light scattered foxing to some text pages, else near fine. With seven fine etchings by Jean Emile Laboureur. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Icones Farlowianae. Illustrations of the larger Fungi of eastern North America by William Gilson Farlow. With descriptive text by Edward Angus Burt.

      . Cambridge, MA, The Farlow Library and Herbarium of Harvard University, 1929. Folio (35.5 x 28.2 cm). x, 120 pp., 103 very fine full colour plates after watercolours of Joseph Bridgham and printed by the Boston Heliotype Printing Company. Original full green buckram with gilt titles to the front cover and spine.* Quite rare and wonderfully illustrated limited edition. According to Volbracht, this is the only large iconography of the [North] American mushrooms, very expensively produced. Some offsetting, otherwise a good, unmarked copy. The binding is very good. Schliemann, 296; Stafleu and Cowan, 1742; Volbracht, 576..

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        Toad of Toad Hall

      UK Methuen 1929 - SIGNED LIMITED EDITION No 37 of 200 copies signed by both A A Milne and Kenneth Grahame.A Lovely copy of a play from Kenneth Grahame's 'The Wind in the Willows with many pages uncut FINE in a FINE DW which is Chipped to the top [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A FAREWELL TO ARMS.

      Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, New York 1929 - Hanneman A8d. Black cloth, [7 1/4" x 5 1/4"] red decorative border on the title page. Embossed Grosset emblem on the upper cover. Printed red paper labels on the upper cover & spine. A very rare book especially in the correct silver, black & red dustwrapper & much less available than the true first trade - [Hanneman A8a]. Almost all of the Grosset reprints are incorrectly listed & are much later & usually taller printings. This is a superb, indeed stunning copy [neat name on the ffe - just a hint of archival restoration to the rare dustwrapper]. Excellent. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sartoris.

      New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full black morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, single rule to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First Edition, First Printing. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Wege zur Raumschiffahrt

      R. Oldenbourg, Munich 1929 - Oberth, Hermann (1894-1989). Wege zur Raumschiffahrt. xi, 431pp. 4 plates. Munich & Berlin: R. Oldenbourg, 1929. 236 x 163 mm. Original cloth, front cover slightly warped. Fine copy. Publisher's blurb for Die Möglichkeit der Weltraumfahrt (1928), ed. Willy Ley, tipped to the front free endpaper. Wege zum Raumschiffahrt was the first work to receive the REP-Hirsch International Astronautics Prize, which had been established in 1928 by French rocketry pioneers Robert Esnault-Pelterie and André-Louis Hirsch; the prize was awarded annually between 1929 and 1939. The purpose of the prize was to recognize "the best original theoretical or experimental works capable of promoting progress in one of the areas permitting the realization of interstellar navigation or furthering knowledge in a field related to astronautics" (Blosset, p. 11). In the epilogue to his book, Oberth acknowledged its receipt of the REP-Hirsch Prize and expressed his surprise and gratitude that a French organization "would award such a prize to a German . . . It is encouraging to see that science and education are able to bridge national differences" (p. [424]).Oberth's Wege zum Raumschiffahrt began as a doctoral thesis on the rocket in interplanetary space, which he submitted to the University of Heidelberg in 1922. In his thesis Oberth set out to prove four propositions: (1) that the technology of the time permitted the building of machines capable of rising above the earth's atmosphere; (2) that these machines could attain velocities sufficient to prevent their falling back to earth, or even to escape the earth's gravitational pull; (3) that such machines could be built to carry human beings; and (4) that under certain conditions, their manufacture might be profitable. Oberth demonstrated that a rocket can operate in a vacuum and that it can surpass the velocity of its own exhaust; he also pointed out the superiority of liquid fuels in producing maximum exhaust velocity. Oberth's thesis was rejected by the University of Heidelberg, so he published it commercially in 1923 under the title Die Rakete zu den Planetenräumen; a second, slightly enlarged edition appeared in 1925. In the 1929 third edition, which is over four times larger than the first, Oberth "reported most of [his] theories on space travel . . . described manned space travel in detail, proposed the inclined trajectory towards the east for ascending space ships, investigated the relationships between consumption of propellant and gain of energy, commented on most of the errors in the literature of the day concerning rockets, and finally, described an electrostatic space ship" (Oberth, p 136). Oberth dedicated the work to Fritz Lang and Thea von Harbou, director and writer respectively of Frau im Mond, one of the world's first serious science fiction films. Oberth had served as a consultant on the film, which was the first to present the basics of rocketry to a mass audience.Some of Oberth's findings were anticipated by those of Goddard and of Tsiolkovsky; however, their work went largely unheralded, while Oberth's was greeted enthusiastically in Germany by a band of devotees that eventually became the Verein für Raumschiffahrt (Society for Space Travel). This in part explains why, when war came in 1939, Germany was able to quickly organize an efficient and competent rocketry research team capable of producing advanced weapons such as the V-2. After the war German rocket technology was transplanted into the United States' rocketry and space programs, greatly enhancing their development. Blosset, "Robert Esnault-Pelterie: Space Pioneer," in Durant & James, First Steps toward Space (1974), pp. 5-21. Oberth, "My Contributions to Astronautics," in ibid., pp. 129-140. Von Braun & Ordway, Hist. Rocketry & Space Travel, pp. 57-59. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pansies

      London 1929 - Signed, Limited Edition; #377 of 500. Privately printed. By P. R. Stephensen. White heavy card covers, printed in red & black. Book Near Fine; wrapped in Good glassine wrapper. Just a trace of rubbing to corners. Erasure on top front corners on ffep. Glassine wrapper is quite age-toned, and has chips at corners and spine extremities, and several short tears at flap fold. ; 125 pages; Signed by Author [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        To Far Western Alaska for Big Game Being an Account of Two Journeys to Alaska in Search of Adventure

      London: Rowland Ward 1929, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) xiv,232pp. + 4pp. (ads). Fine in good to very good dust jacket. Octavo in gilt lettered and decorated green cloth with plates (including frontispiece) from photos and large folding coloured map in rear pocket. Bright unfaded copy in uncommon dustjacket, chipped at top and bottom of spine and split at front flap fold. AB 7501; Riling 2059. Account of two hunting expeditions for white sheep and moose in the Kenai Peninsula, brown bear in the Pavlov region, sheep in the Rainey Pass country and moose and caribou in the Ptarmigan Valley of Western Alaska..

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        Tales and Novels of J. De La Fontaine Vol. 1-2

      G.J. THIEME, HOLLAND 1929 - Vol. 2 states "To 100 choicest falstaff connoisseur collectors, This is #60 of 100 copies entirely set by hand containing 12 original etchings hand colored by most cordially yours, Clara Tice (signed in red pencil). Vol. 1, 204 pgs. Vol. 2, 271 pgs. Gold gilt on spine and cover, deckled fore edge, good binding, clean body and unmarked text. Light edge wear, faded spine, bookplate removal blemish on inner board, otherwise, terrific condition!! DATE PUBLISHED: 1929 EDITION: [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE POETICAL WORKS

      OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS 1929 - FIRST EDITION THUS,EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND TEXTUAL NOTES BY H.BUXTON.FORMAN,FRONTIS PCE PORTRAIT OF KEATS BY JOSEPH SEVERN.THIS IS AN EXQUISITE FULL DARK BROWN CALF BINDING BY A.SIMS,BOOKBINDER MAMHILAD,MON.HIS LABEL IS IN THE INSIDE BOTTOM EDGE OF THE REAR COVER,THE SPINE HAS RAISED BANDS WITH THE TITLES AND EXQUISITE DECORATIONS THEREON,THE COVERS EDGES ARE EDGED IN GILT,BEAUTIFUL PINK DECORATED ENDPAPERS,THIS HAS THE FRONT COVER OF THE ORIGINAL LAID IN AT THE END OF THE BOOK,THIS BOOK IS A JOY TO SEE AND POSSES INDEED. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Morada -- No. 1--3, 5 (all published)

      Albuquerque, New Mexico: [no publisher]. 1929-1931. First. First edition. Complete set, with issue four never published. Small quartos. Printed paper wrappers, some with partially unopened pages. Issue One is about fine, Two and Three are about near fine with some bumping to the yapped edges, and Five is composed of loose signatures with the wraps present but separated and in two pieces, fair. An obscure little magazine that mixed American expatriates with local Southwestern writers and was once believed to be the next Little Review, according to Ezra Pound. Issue One features very early appearances of Paul Bowles ("The Church"), Kenneth Rexroth (a two-page story, "She Left Him"), and Charles Henri Ford ("Short Poem About a Gunman"); Issue Two is dedicated to Harry Crosby and features Bowles ("Serenade Au Cap"); Issue Three has a two-page letter from Pound; and Issue Five, "tri-lingual" issue, includes Bowles ("Eight") and Louis Zukofsky ("from two dedications"). A complete run of a tough to find magazine. .

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        The Mysterious Affair at Styles. A Detective Story

      London: John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited,, 1929. Octavo. Original red boards, titles and decorative design to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Lightly rubbed at extremities, endpapers spotted, contents tanned. An excellent copy in the rubbed, creased, and nicked jacket. An attractive 1920s reprint in the fantastic dust jacket.

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        New levels in the stock market

      New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. 1929 - One volume in 8vo; pp. X, 264, (4) blank; original publisher's red cloth, black spine label with gilt lettering, no rubbing or bumping, bach cover with a few small white spots, endpapers slightly age-toned, handwritten name and address on front flyleaf, inside clean and crisp, a near fine copy. First edition. Ch.A. Dice was Professor of Business Organization at Ohio State University. In his book he develops the thesis that a revolution came in American business in the 1920's which raised industrial development to a relatively permanent higher level of prosperity. A product of "New-era" psychology published in August 1929, that uses American business history from about 1900 to support this thesis. Considers course of stock market, developments in production, finance and marketing, the new role of the small investor, the investment trust, etc.Larson, Guide to business history, no. 1942 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Modern Architecture

      The Studio Limited (1929), London - Lg. 4to. x,212pp. Black cloth with gold lettering on cover and spine. Some staining and scuffing on binding. Spine sunned. Head and tail of spine slightly chipped. Wear to corners. Small split along gutter of pages 52 & 53 still firmly holding. English edition of Taut's important work on the "new movement." Profusely illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs of Industrial buildings, offices, shops, restaurants, apartment buildings, halls, theatres, stadiums, schools, religious buildings as well as many other types of houses. Each photograph annotated with the name of the building and architect & the year it was built. Some of the architects who's work are depicted: Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard J. Neutra, Walter Gropius, Adolf Loos, Erich Mendelsohn, Alf Francken, Peter Behrens, Bruno Taut plus many others. Printed on glossy paper. Tight copy with binding in good, interior in very good condition. Contents: Why a New Movement. Historical. What is Modern Architecture. The Early Developments of Modern Architecture. Modern Building. Elements. Questions of Taste. Conclusion, with a few Comments on England. Bibliography. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Femme, le mari et l'amant. Lithographies originales de Ferdinand Fargeot

      Piazza, Paris 1929 - In-4 (27 x 21,5 cm), 347 - (1) pp. - (2) ff., maroquin beige, dos lisse orné mosaïqué, filets entourant les plats, filet de coupe, filets intérieurs, doublures et gardes de soie verte, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture et dos conservés, étui bordé (reliure signée Capelle). Illustré de lithographies originales en couleurs par Ferdinand FARGEOT. Tirage à 1580 exemplaires numérotés, un des 200 sur Japon impérial contenant une suite en noir (N° 62). // Quarto (27 x 21,5 cm), 347 - (1) pp. - (2) ll., beige morocco, smooth spine tooled with mosaic, gilt fillets border on covers, fillet on turn-ins, green silk paste-downs and end-papers, top edge gilt, uncut, soft cover and spine preserved, bordered slipcase (binding signed Capelle). Illustrated with original lithographs in colors by Ferdinand FARGEOT. Limited printing of 1580 numbered copies, one of the 200 on imperial Japan paper with a suite in black of the illustrations (N° 62).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN. Leonard Woolf Presentation Copy

      The Hogarth Press, London 1929 - Woolf, Virginia. A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN. Leonard Woolf Presentation Copy. London: The Hogarth Press, 1929. First Edition. First Issue. First Trade Edition. Small crown 8vo., 172pp. A near fine copy in cinnamon cloth, gilt titles to the spine, contents very clean. Inscribed by Leonard Woolf on the ffe: "Shena Simon / from Leonard Woolf / 1 1 /54". Shena Simon also known as Lady Simon of Wythenshawe (1883-1972), politician, educational reformer & friend of the Woolfs' for many years. This copy in a very good example of the elusive Vanessa Bell designed dustwrapper showing moderate wear, and small loss at the spine ends. A superb Association copy. Woolf's major polemic against patriarchy, based loosely on two lectures she delivered, one at Newnham and the other at Girton. Kirkpatrick And Clarke A12a. Woolmer 215. Woolf observed in her diary, "I shall be attacked for a feminist". An increasingly uncommon & important Woolf title & 20th century literary highlight. A Wonderful Association Copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN

      The Fountain Press/The Hogarth Press, New York/London 1929 - This edition preceded the English edition (both trade and signed) by three days. Original cinnamon cloth. Copy #392 of only 492 numbered copies SIGNED by the author of this important and desirable title, a compelling essay on women and writing that has become a classic feminist text. "A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction," said Woolf, "and that, as you will see, leaves the great problem of the true nature of woman and the true nature of fiction unsolved." Light wear to tips of spine which is mildly sunned; gilt strong. Very Good [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        A Room of One's Own

      The Hogarth Press 1929 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        A Room of One's Own

      London: Hogarth Press, 1929. A solid "starter" copy of the 1929 1st trade edition. Clean and VG (with bright gilt-lettering at the spine) in a bright, price-intact, G+ dustjacket, with substantial paper loss (2") at the lower half of the spine. Both panels perfectly intact but front panel is separated, as is the base of the spine. Still though, a presentable copy. 12mo, 172 pgs. . Cloth.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Brothers and Sisters

      London: Heath Granton Limited,, 1929. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to upper board and spine in black With the dust jacket. Contents a little toned, cloth somewhat dull as always but an exceptional copy in the mildly faded dust jacket. First edition, first impression. Scarce in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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