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      Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929., 1929. First U.S. edition. Light water stain to toe of spine else very good in bright dust jacket with minor wear to the head of spine. Roger Sheringham to solve murder when nitrobenzene is cleverly concealed in liquor chocolates. The evidence proved six people guilty of murder, yet only one of them could have done it. An exceptional copy of a scarce and important Golden Age mystery and a Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone title.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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      Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1929., 1929. First edition. 8vo. Presentation inscription by J. Evetts Haley to R. G. Long. Also laid-in is a penned note on Prince George Hotel (NYC) stationery, to Wright Howes, noted bookseller and author of U. S. IANA (1650-1950), advising that Haley would meet him for breakfast and afterwards, go to a sale together. Decorated cloth, xvi, 261 pp., gilt top, frontis., acknowledgment, introduction, illustrated, plates, portraits, maps, appendix, bibliography, index. Introduction by John V. Farwell. "One of the best books about a Texas ranch. Because of a lawsuit most of the edition was recalled and suppressed, making it one of the rarest and most sought after books on cattle. This is the author's first book, and the many books he has written since have enhanced his reputation as a writer."---Ramon F. Adams. "A foundation work on ranching in the Panhandle, and an important ranch history."---William S. Reese. "As county and town afford the basis for historical treatment of many areas, ranches have afforded basis for various range country histories. Of these Haley's XIT Ranch is the best."---J. Frank Dobie. Fine bright copy of a range classic in protective, transparent dust jacket. An exceptional copy. HERD 969. CAMPBELL 41. SIX SCORE 54. SIX GUNS 894. 44 & 44 20. GRAFF 1718, 1719. HOWES H39. MERRILL p.19.

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        All Quiet on the Western Front

      Little, Brown and Company, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good. Boston: Little Brown Company, 1929: First Edition, First Printing. In original, first issue dust jacket with price of $2.50 intact on the front flap, with "First American Printing" present on the rear flap. In Near Fine condition, in a Good+ dust jacket. Previous owner name in pen on front free end paper. Spine cloth very faintly sunned. The dust jacket shows soiling, chipping, sunning, surface wear, foxing, and wear. The jacket is worn along the folds, and has some closed tears, with tape repairs made from the verso and one from the top of the spine, visible on the front side.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      [New York]: Limited Editions Club, 1929. Hardcover. Just a touch of rubbing to the spine tips. About Fine, lacking the slipcase but with the scarce Monthly Letter. Alexander King. Quarto (7-3/8" x 11-1/8") bound in natural linen backed with pigskin leather. The first book of the press and apparently the first illustrated edition of this classic satire aimed at adults. Copy #509 of 1500 illustrated by Alexander King and SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        La Chute De La Maison Usher

      Orion, Paris 1929 - premier tirage des 10 eaux - fortes originales d'Alexandre Alexeieff , dont 8 hors - texte /Tirage limité à 365 exemplaires, celui - ci sur vélin de Rives.borché .- bel exemplaire .-Illustrated with 10 etchings by A.Alexeieff .( 8 are hors- texte ) ./Limited Edition to 356 copies .This is on Rives paper .a very fine copy Size: In 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Horse of the Desert

      New York: The Derrydale Press,, 1929. With an Introduction by Major General James G. Harbord and Henry Fairfield Osborn. Quarto. Original blue vertically ribbed cloth, title gilt to the spine framed by small horse and rider devices, and to the upper board within a panel with large horse-head corner-pieces, top edge gilt the others uncut, blue patterned endpapers with repeated design of the crescent-form Arabian Qur'anic amulet illustrated facing p.78. With the dust jacket. Tissue-guarded colour frontispiece and three other similar plates, roundel in blue to the title page of Buraq, "the mythical horse of Mahomet", 44 black and white plates, 2 maps, one double-, one full-page Slight crumpling at the tail of the spine, else very good, unopened, in similarly very good jacket, very slightly crumpled and dusty at the top edge. First edition, one of 750 copies only of the standard edition on Aureian, this copy inscribed on the first blank; "To William B. Shelton with best regards W.R. Browne". Authoritative account of the the Arab horse by the founder of the Maynesboro Stud, established with the purchase of Abu Zeyd from the Blunts' Crabbet Stud in 1912; and long-time president of the Arabian Horse Club of America. Typically attractive Derrydale production; "Eugene Virginius Connett, 3rd, the founder and principal owner of Derrydale, was a publishing genius. After graduating from Princeton in 1912, he briefly joined the family beaver hat-making business before striking out on his own as a fledgling book publisher and printer in Manhattan in 1927. Connett sought out the most respected outdoor writers of his day and convinced them to become Derrydale authors. He combined their words with the output of equally well regarded artists and illustrators whose drawings, paintings, and etchings were beautifully reproduced on the fine Italian paper that Connett favoured. Today these books and prints are the most valuable and most collectible sporting books and prints ever published in North America." (Jed Lyons, president of the press in his preface to James Cummins Catalogue 113, The Derrydale Press). An excellent copy.

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        A Room of One'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, especially at the rear spine fold which is worn very thin and beginning to split. 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, without restoration.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Barsetshire Novels. Edited by Michael Sadleir. With Photographs of Barsetshire by Charles S. Olcott

      Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press and Published for the Press by Basil Blackwell, Oxford and by Houghton Mifflin Company 1929., 1929. The Shakespeare Head Press Edition, Large Paper Copy. 14 volumes; Tall octavo. Publisher's quarter brown cloth over terracotta paper-covered sides, brown morocco title labels, edges untrimmed. A fine set.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Etchings and Drypoints by Frank W. Benson. An illustrated and descriptive catalogue . Volume Four

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company [Printed at the Riverside Press], 1929 - A well-produced survey of the great etcher's work, dealing primarily with wildfowl. The Flying Pintail etching, original to this volume, is item 275 in the catalogue and was produced in 1927. (BENSON, FRANK W.) No 62 of 600 copies. 4to. With descriptions and reproductions of 62 plates by Benson, plus an original etched frontispiece "Flying Pintail" signed by him. Original gray paper covered boards, beige linen spine with printed label. Label scuffed, else very good [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        12 offprints Charles J. Chamberlain 9 are inscribed

      Various 1905-1929 - 12 offprints from Charles J. Chamberlain 1863-1943 American botanist. 2 are inscribed to Edmund B. Wilson and 2 are inscribed to Lester W. Sharp. The titles follow: Alternation of Generations in Animals from a Botanical Standpoint (1905) inscribed presentation copy to Edmund B. Wilson; Spermatpgenesos om Dioon Edule (1909) defective copy with a number of drawings from plates removed and one plate added. Inscribed presentation copy to Lester W. Sharp; Fertilization and Embryogeny in Dioon Edule (1910) Inscribed presentation copy to Lester W. Sharp. Some chipping to edges else very good; Nuclear Phenomena of Sexual Reproduction in Gymnosperms (1910); A Phylogenetic Study of Cycads (1915); Stangeria Paradoxa (1916); An Evaluation of the Structural Evidence for Genetical Relationships in Plants (1929) Back blank page badly torn; Comparative Morphology of Cytoplasm and Chromatin (1925) E. B. Wilson's name added to inscription with different ink color; Hybrids in Cycads (1926); Prothallia and Sporelings of Three New Zealand Species of Lycopodium (1917); Grouping and Mutation in Botrychium (1920) J. C. Schoute stamp on cover; The Living Cycads and the Phylogeny of Seed Plants (1920) J. C. Schoute stamp on cover. First edition. Original wraps. Science. Botany. Antiquarian. "Charles Joseph Chamberlain, born 23 February 1863 and died 5 January 1943, is known for bringing zoological techniques to bear on plant study, microscopic studies of the tissue and the cell in particular." The NAHSTE project. University of Edinburgh. * Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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      1929. Holzschnitt, 1929, signiert. Darstellungsgröße 20,3:28,7 cm, Blattgröße 31,2:41 cm. Aus: Die Schaffenden, VII. Jahrgang, 2. Mappe 1930, hier ohne den Trockenstempel. - Söhn HDO 72722-3. - Auf kräftigem Bütten, insgesamt etwas gebräunt.. Der Maler und Graphiker war Mitglied der 1918 gegründeten "Novembergruppe", einer Vereinigung avantgardistischer Künstler.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Exceedingly rare Herbert Hoover free franked postmarked White House envelope

      White House envelope free franked ?Herbert Hoover? as President, 6.5? x 3.5?, postmarked Washington, D.C., November 30, 1929. Addressed to ?Mr. N.C. Butler, / Prop., Bon Ton Café, / West Branch, Iowa.? Hoover was born in West Branch, Iowa. Engraved in the upper left ?THE WHITE HOUSE / Official Business / Penalty for Private Use to Avoid / Payment of Postage $300.? Slit open at top edge, minor tear at upper right corner. Light soiling. Fine condition. Franked on the more desirable standard size envelope rather than the business size envelope. President Hoover franked a Penalty Envelope. These type envelopes were to be used by officers of the United States who did not have the franking privilege, for official business, with a fine imposed if used ?for private use.? In 1873, because of widespread abuse, Congress passed and President Ulysses S. Grant signed ?An act to abolish the franking privilege.? President Grant was the last U.S. President to have the right to free frank his presid

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Printed card expressing thanks for the good wishes addressed to him upon the occasion of the conferral of the Nobel Prize, Signed By Thomas Mann

      Munchen: Thomas Mann, 1929. First Edition. Printed Card. Very Good/Framed. Munchen: Thomas Mann, 1929. First Edition. Printed Card. Thomas Mann. Printed card expressing thanks for the good wishes addressed to him upon the occasion of the conferral of the Nobel Prize. Munich: Thomas Mann, 1929. SIGNED by Thomas Mann. Framed. Card measures 6 ¼ inches by 4 ¼ inches. Frame measures 8 ½ inches by 6 ¾ inches. Thomas Mann (1875-1955) was a German novelist, essayist, critic and philanthropist who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1929. His meditations on Time, especially in The Magic Mountain, place him in the same company as Joyce and Proust - other Modern authors obsessed with Time. This framed card, dated 14, November, 1929, gives thanks for the kind wishes given him upon the conferral of the Nobel Prize. Signed by Thomas Mann.

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        Red Harvest

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. Red cloth decorated in black and yellow. Wrapped in facsimile dust jacket. Hammett's first and maybe toughest book. Edges and spine darkened but suprisingly sharp panels. A very nice example of the 1st edition.. 1st Edition. Cloth. VG/Facsimile Jacket. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        The Little Want-To-Be’s

      Sam’l Gabriel Sons and Company, New York - 1929. First edition. "The Little Would-Nots become Little Want-to-Be’s". Thin 4to green vertically ribbed cloth with a pictorial color cover onlay. Illustrated throughout with half-page color drawings of kittens and puppies. A very fine copy in the original very fine dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        Das Tagebuch. 10. Jahrgang, 1. Halbjahr 1929. 26 Hefte in 1 Bd. (Halbjahresband so komplett).

      Bln., Tagebuchverlag, 1929.. 8°. 4 Bll. Tit. u. Inhaltsverz., 1090 SS. Hpgt. d. Zt. mit Buntpapierbezug.. Dietzel-H. 2879. - Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt. Sonst gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lutz-Peter Kreussel]
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      Naylor Printing Co.], 1929., 1929. First edition. 7 3/4" x 4 13/16" color, pictorial wrappers, 15 [1] pp., publisher's note, illustrated, map. A time-line of San Antonio's history beginning in 1714, and continuing to 1842, with a brief sketch of the significant events of that year. "The rapid growth of San Antonio dates from 1876, when the first railway (Sunset Route) entered the city. From 1879-1880 to 1887, the population increased from 14,894 to 42,570; from 1900 to 1910, the population increased from 53,321 to 96,614. Today (1929) the population of San Antonio exceeds two hundred thousand." Fine, bright copy.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        A Farewell to Arms

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. First issue, lacking the disclaimer on page x. The price-clipped dust jacket is still identifiable as a first issue, bearing the error on the front flap of "Katherine Barclay" instead of "Cathrine Barkley". In Near Fine in an About Very Good dust jacket. Book plate from previous owner on front paste down. Shallow insect track in margin of a few pages. Cloth shows a few areas of wear, with a nick to the side edge. The title labels are crisp and very well preserved, though there is a light ding to the front label. The dust jacket is slightly taller than the book, shows edge wear, and chipping with light loss at spine ends and corners. Spine panel darkened. There is a small stain to the verso of the jacket. A striking copy, with an uncommonly nice dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Signed by all pictured! Orville Wright meets nine young fliers who were nearing the end of their 20,000-mile air tour of America, each piloting a monoplane

      Rare Photograph Signed ?Orville Wright,? ?Lt Sheldon B. Yoder,? ?Lieut. A.F. Kalberer,? ?Lieut A.C. Lybarger,? ?Lieut Horace J. Reid,? ?Lieut J.S.B. Harvey,? ?E.E. Seward,? and three others. Wright?s signature is clearly penned beneath his image; a few of the others are light. Signed by all in the photograph. Sepiatone, 9.75? x 8?. Numerous creases, heavy diagonal crease in lower right corner, mended tear at upper edge can easily be matted over. Very Good condition.??Sky Fleet? Fliers Meet Orville Wright? headlined an article on ?The World of Aviation? page of the November 17, 1929, edition of ?The San Antonio Light? ?" ?As they neared the end of their 20,000-mile air tour of the United States, the young army fliers piloting the monoplanes in the ?Sky Fleet? of the General Tire and Rubber company made a pilgrimage to the research laboratory of Orville Wright, ?Father of Aviation,? in Dayton. For five months these young army birdmen had been places and had seen things. They had been received

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        Kampf für die rote Sowjet-Kommune! Wählt Kommunisten. [Wahlplakat der KPD].

      Dresden, [1929 oder 1932], ca. 60 x 45 cm.. Faltspuren, etwas fleckig, nachgedunkelt, ganz kleine Randläsur. Insgesamt noch gut erhalten.. Verantwortl.: Kurt Sindermann.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Walter Markov]
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        The Dain Curse

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1929 - First Edition, First Printing. The book is in nice shape. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's Yellow Cloth with minor wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this true first edition in collector's condition. Includes a facsimile dustjacket of the original. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Rot Gegen Rot

      Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt , Stuttgart, Germany, 1929. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Signed by Author. 258pp; This is an extremely rare book with an incredible history. Based on my research, here is what I have learned: Josef Breitbach was born in Germany in 1903. From 1925 to 1928, he worked at a book dealer "Landauer" in Augsburg. While there, he developed relationships with the Communist Party. In 1928, he wrote and published this book, Rot Gegen Rot (Red Against Red), and was fired from his job in Germany because of the book. Josef wasn't popular with the German government either, and moved to France in 1929. While there, he published his next book in 1932, and the Germans banned his books in 1933. All in all, more than 4100 publications were banned by the Germans, but even on the short lists, Rot Gegen Rot is always one of the prominent books listed. Many of these books were collected and burned, but it is impossible to know how many actually survived. This particular copy must have been taken to France by Josef when he moved there. It was given as a gift to the wife of a prominent Jewish Rabbi (Adolf Phillipsborn) on April 15, 1936 in Paris, as noted in the inscription and by the Rabbi's bookplate. Josef Breitbach went on to fame as a writer in Europe until his death. The "Josef Breitbach Award" has been awarded annually since 1998 to the best German writer, and is considered the highest German literary prize. As for the book itself, it is in very good condition. It measures 7 1/2" x 5", and is covered in beige cloth with orange and black lettering. There is virtually no edgewear, but the corners are rounded. There is quite a bit of spotting on the cover and some minor soiling. The pages are slightly yellowed, but are tight and clean, and are in fine condition. The book is written entirely in German. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 pounds. Category: Sociology & Culture; Non-English Language::German; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 100641. .

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        Banjo: A Story without a Plot

      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1929. First Edition. Story of a black, happy-go-lucky vagabond's life among the drifters who live along the waterfront in Marseilles during the 1920's; his friend, Ray, is his antithesis (and resembles the author), an intellectual in search of himself, a man who articulates McKay's disillusionment with the Harlem Renaissance" (PERRY, Margaret. The Harlem Renaissance: An Annotated Bibliography and Commentary, p.119). An accurate social perspective of Negro life in southern France, drawn directly from McKay's experience living in Marseilles. PERRY 377; GLOSTER p.165-166. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); 3/4 navy blue and red patterned paper over quarter black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; orange topstain; dustjacket; 326pp, [1]. Partial offsetting to endpapers, topstain slightly dulled, with vintage bookseller's ticket and two hairline splits to rear pastedown; Very Good+ or better. Dustjacket is price-clipped, gentle sunning to spine and upper edge, with light edge wear, a few tiny tears, and a small triangular chip at upper corner of front joint; Very Good+ to Near Fine.

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        Poems 1886-1929 (3 volumes, UK edition, 1929)

      London: Macmillan and Company, 1929. Three volumes, in publisher's full red crushed morroco deluxe binding. Signed by the author on a limitation page, this set being #385 of a 525. In About Near Fine condition. Light, uneven fading to leather, toning to spines, rubbing to joints and edge wear. Light scuffing to covers. The page signature where the limitation and Kipling's signature is loose and hanging by a few threads. Foxing to page along the rough cut of the side edge. A stunning set.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Vicar of Wakefield

      David McKay Company, Philadelphia 1929 - SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies SIGNED by Arthur Rackham. This is the American Issue bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's full Velum cloth. A beautiful copy. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy in collector's condition. We buy SIGNED Rackham First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1929. - First edition. 8vo. Presentation inscription by J. Evetts Haley to Tom Watson, President of the Western Artists of America. Decorated cloth, xvi, 261 pp., gilt top, frontis., acknowledgment, introduction, illustrated, plates, portraits, maps, appendix, bibliography, index. Introduction by John V. Farwell. "One of the best books about a Texas ranch. Because of a lawsuit most of the edition was recalled and suppressed, making it one of the rarest and most sought after books on cattle. This is the author's first book, and the many books he has written since have enhanced his reputation as a writer."---Ramon F. Adams. "A foundation work on ranching in the Panhandle, and an important ranch history."---William S. Reese. "As county and town afford the basis for historical treatment of many areas, ranches have afforded basis for various range country histories. Of these Haley's XIT Ranch is the best."---J. Frank Dobie. Fine bright copy of a range classic in protective, transparent dust jacket. Housed in a matching cloth slipcase. An exceptional copy. HERD 969. CAMPBELL 41. SIX SCORE 54. SIX GUNS 894. 44 & 44 20. GRAFF 1718, 1719. HOWES H39. MERRILL p.19. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cup of Gold

      NY, Robert M. McBride, 1929, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. First issue of Author's First Book, a historical novel of the purple prose school about the life of Sir Henry Morgan, pirate, this is the first issue with the top edge stained blue and with an extra blank leaf at the end, Goldstone & Payne A1a, Morrow 1, a very scarce book, especially with the garish dust jacket illustrated by Mahlon Blaine, even Steinbeck himself did not own a copy of this book, the inscription by Steinbeck on the copy at San Jose State University reads, "I wish I had a copy of this edition--John Steinbeck," this is one of only 1,537 copies actually bound, even better, this is an Author Presentation Copy and very probably the last of the close family copies to come to the marketplace being Inscribed to his older sister, Elizabeth Ainsworth ("For my sister/Beth whom/I love/very much/John Steinbeck"), she has also signed the book, nearly all the other close family copies are now in institutions. As one might expect of a family copy from a family of readers, this book was well read by his sister and her family, while far from pristine, it is nevertheless an outstandingly collectible copy of the first order, good, now housed in a beautiful custom-made clam-shell box.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        My Father

      New York: London: G.P. Putnam's Sons,, 1929. Octavo. Original blue full morocco, titles gilt to spine, facsimile signature gilt to front board, turn-ins elaborately gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece and 14 other plates, one of them a double-folding image of the Buick plant in 1911. Corners nicked, front inner hinge skilfully repaired, internally clean and fresh, a highly attractive copy in excellent condition. First and only edition, copy #1 (author's own) from a limited 50 signed and numbered copies printed on Perry rag laid paper, specially bound in blue full morocco. This copy was evidently retained by Durant until 1957, when she has gifted it away on the limitation page with the inscription, "To my dear Noela, with best love from Margery Durant, Greece, Oct 20th, 1957". This title is extremely uncommon, with just 9 copies on OCLC, with no copy in Library of Congress. These copies are listed with a larger limitation of 250 copies - hence this, the author's own copy from a smaller, more elite issue, must supercede even those. No trade edition was produced. The biography of the man who should perhaps be considered the father of the American automobile industry; he founded General Motors and Chevrolet; built and lost several fortunes; and was finally wiped out, as the "King of the Bulls," attempting to fight the Crash of 1929. His one time associate Frederick L. Smith considered that; "It would be a poorly posted analyst who failed to list W.C. Durant as the most picturesque, spectacular, and aggressive figure in the chronicles of American automobiledom. He certainly made some capital mistakes, a fact as to which we often violently disagreed, but the man who makes no mistakes rarely makes anything at all on a large scale" (Motoring Down a Quarter of a Century, p.38). The author, his daughter, Margery, is an interesting character in her own right, four times married, she eventually settled with Commander Fitzhugh Green, who had served on Donald B. MacMillan's Crocker Land Expedition. They were introduced to each other by Amelia Earhart and under her influence Margery became a long-distance aviatrix, making flights across Europe, Africa and the Middle East in an effort to popularize private air travel and serving on the Foreign Relations Committee of the National Aeronautical Association, the first woman to do so. One of the few sources for Durant's life, DAB remarking that "Biographical material on Durant is limited," John B. Rae, describing this as one of the "fullest accounts of Durant's early life" (The Fabulous Billy Durant in The Business History Review, vol. 32, No. 3, Autumn, 1958). The best copy of a great book.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Bardachd Nam Beann : Gaelic poems and songs

      Darien Press Edinburgh 1929 - Lovely copy of this 1st printing. Green boards with gold lettering in superb condition. Book has slight foxing to prelim's and slight spotting to page edges otherwise is fine with no marks or inscriptions. Scarce dustjacket has slight marks, small closed tear and tiny nicks to bottom of spine and slight creasing otherwise is very good indeed. Photograph of author on front of jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Talisman Books]
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        John Brown: The Making of a Martyr

      NY:: Payson & Clarke Ltd,. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1929. Hardcover. B000HDMMFG . The author's first book. First edition. SIGNED by the author (not inscribed to anyone in particular): "My first book - 54 years later - / Robert Penn Warren / December 1983." Very good in a very good (edge worn with a few small chips and closed edge tears, age toned) dust jacket.; 474 pages .

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        MURDER ON "B" DECK

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929., 1929. First edition. 8vo. Fine in a sharp dust jacket. Introduces amateur sleuth Walter Ghost, who solves the murder of the exotic Countess Fogartini aboard the liner, Latakia, by awaiting the answer to several cablegrams. Promotional blurb on the title page says, "A great ocean liner two days out from New York, a beautiful Countess found strangled in her cabin, a second murder committed to conceal the first, a shipful of passengers terrorized by the murderer in their midst, the clue of the two dolls and the movie film, here's a leviathan of mysteries." An exceptional copy of an early Crime Club title.

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      The Mandrake Press, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Mandrake Press, 1929. First Edition. In Very Good+ condition, in a Near Fine, original Beresford Egan illustrated dust jacket. Clean pages. Light soiling to rear end paper. Light lean to spine. A bit of edge wear and nicks to cloth at front edge. The dust jacket is bright and unfaded, with just a tiny touch of fading to the blue of the spine panel, much less than usually found. Light edge wear and rubbing, light soiling, small closed tear to rear panel, and a light, vertical crease to the spine. The dust jacket presents beautifully. Quite rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Adolphe Appia: 1er Septembre 1862 29 Fevrier 1928

      Zurich: Art Institut Orell Fussli, 1929. Adolphe Appia: 1er Septembre 1862 29 Fevrier 1928. Zurich: Art Institut Orell Fussli, 1929. Large oblong folio (13 1/2 in. x 18 3/4 in.). 16pp. text in French plus 56 mounted, tinted plates reproducing Appia\'s important set designs arranged in chronological order. Plates loose as issued, in publisher\'s green cloth and boards portfolio. Excellent copy with a few minor stains. One of the rarest of all modern books on scenography. This volume was done shortly after Appia\'s death. The beautiful plates provide the best record of Appia\'s work, since many were taken from Appia\'s drawings held in museums and private collections. His productions of Wagner\'s Walkyrie (1892), Tristan et Yseult (1896) and other Wagner operas are documented, as are his designs for the modern rhythmic dances of Jacques Dalcroze and Ibsen\'s Petit Eyolf, Orphee, King Lear, and Hamlet. Finally, there are a series of drawings from his Gluck Iphigenie operas.

      [Bookseller: Golden Legend, Inc.]
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        Now We Are Six With Decorations by Ernest Shepard

      London: Methuen & Co., 1929. Sm. 8vo, x, 103 pp. With a frontispiece and illustrations throughout by Shepard. Original dark red cloth, dust-jacket, a fine copy inscribed by the author. In a new box. First edition edition, with a lovely ink inscription by Milne on the half-title: Ã’Now We Are Six [half-title] belongs to Margaret Rose / Absorbed in contemplation of her toes / And deaf to Poesy she little knows / WhatÕs waiting for her as she grows and grows. A.A. Milne July 31 1946.Ó

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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