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

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

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        Polare Molekeln.

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

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        CAL Y CANTO

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

      [Bookseller: Valentin Peremiansky]
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        The Courts Of The Morning

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

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        Perfumery and Essential Oil Record. Volume XX. 13 Issues

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

      [Bookseller: Design Books]
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        The Middle Parts of Fortune. Somme & Ancre, 1916

      London: The Piazza Press issued to subscribers by Peter Davies, Ltd.,, 1929. 2 volumes, octavo. Original brown buckram, titles gilt to spines within double panel, top edges gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. Spines a little rolled and tanned, very slight rubbing to ends and corners, very slight occasional spotting and a few hinges opening a little between the quires, but still holding soundly; very good condition indeed overall. First edition, the unexpurgated limited edition, number 273 of 525 copies. The book was published in this limited edition in 1929, garnering informed praise and intemperate notoriety in close to equal measure, and an expurgated edition, under the title Her Privates We (taken from the line in Shakespeare&#39;s Hamlet immediately following "The Middle Parts of Fortune"), was published the following year. But Manning never achieved fame and it was probably not until the re-issue of the full text in 1977 that the novel received the recognition that it deserved. Manning died of pneumonia at a nursing home in Hampstead in 1935. An excellent copy of a book perceived on publication as one of the most powerfully personal visions of the Great War. In Men at War Hemingway described it as "The finest and noblest book of men in war that I have ever read. I read it once each year to remember how things really were so that I will never lie to myself nor to anyone else about them," and T. E. Lawrence remarked that "No praise could be too sheer for this book &#133; it justifies every heat of praise." The original unexpurgated form of a WW1 classic.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        DEAREST IDOL - first edition in dust jacket!

      Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill 1929 - Primary binding of blue boards lettered in gilt, pictorial dust jacket. Text block age toned, a clean VG copy in a G-VG dj with some rubbing and creasing. A vastly superior copy of this elusive Boyd. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: DACOBRA BOOKS]
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        Mummy&#39;s Bedtime Story Book

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

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

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

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        Laughing Boy

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

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Document, signed ("Owen Wister"), being an agreement between Paramount and Wister

      Philadelphia, may 4, 1929 - Wister sells the motion picture rights to THE VIRGINIAN to Paramount, who filmed it the following year with Gary Cooper in the lead. THE VIRGINIAN is considered the first cowboy novel 2 pp., docketed. Tan wrappers bound with brass brads, with title typed on upper wrapper, and file stamp of "Paramount Famous Lasky Corp" on upper cover, docketed by Paramount, light creasing and toning [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

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

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

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        A Room of One&#39;s Own

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

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

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

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        Original Drawings for The Fox and the Stork.

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

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

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

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        Les Délices Du Pays Des Doges (Venetie).

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

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        Krasnaja niwa.

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

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

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

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

      Duckworth, London, 1929. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Number written in pencil on free endpage. Sunning to spine. Light foxing to edges of text-block. Dust soiling to top edge of text block. Black & white photographs. Boards bumped at corners, edges, and spine ends. Boards lightly sunned. Portrait frontispiece. Top corner of front free endpage clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 134637..

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        The Bride&#39;s House

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Los Saenz Valiente y Aguirre

      Real Academia de la Historia, Barcelona 1929 - 215 pag. 3 copias de manuscritos. Contiene firmas y varios grabados de escudos y otros Encuadernacion holandesa con papel marmol [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        M&#146;liss and Louie By Carl Sandburg [Signed Presentation copy].

      Los Angeles 1929. &#147;One hundred and fifty copies published with the permission of the author by Jake Zeitlin~Los Angeles~May, 1929&#148;. First separate edition; presentation copy, signed by Carl Sandburg. - 6 ¼&#148; x 9&#148;, [8] pages, sewn in white, laid paper wrappers with title: M&#148;LISS AND LOUIE printed near top of front paper cover. Outer paper covers show some age-related light tanning to margins, small gray spot to upper front cover margin, light dusting to covers, and very light crease mark to right-hand front cover margin/edge. A signed copy (presented to Cleveland, Ohio based book collector, C. T. Lonney), by Carl Sandburg, with his signature on the titlepage (under the typographic ornament): For C.T. Lonney Carl Sandburg. Scan shows the signed titlepage. This poem was first published in The American Mercury Magazine, for July, 1924. A rare & very fragile type of item printed in an edition of 150 copies by Ward Ritchie (See Heise Ritchie Bibliography; 24, p. 127). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Autobiography of Lord Alfred Douglas

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

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        The Palace of Pleasure With an Introduction by Hamish Miles

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Tiger Man.

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

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        Early Indian Sculpture

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

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

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        100 x Paris

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

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        A Pictorial Chart of English Literature.

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

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        L'Art et la Mort,

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

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        Dawn Ginsbergh?s Revenge

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

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

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

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      Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City 1929 - First Edition of this Haycraft Queen Cornerstone and the first Lieutenant Valcour mystery, a French-Canadian detective attached to the NYPD. A near fine copy in black cloth, red titles, in a bright, fresh pictorial dustwrapper, showing light overall use, a thumbnail chip to the crown of the spine, minor chip at the heel and some old tape reinforcement on the verso. 8vo. 288 pp. Adapted into the 1931 film with William Boyd. A sterling copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A ROOM OF ONE&#39;S OWN

      London:: Hogarth Press,. 1929. First edition. A classic of feminist literature, her most famous and influential work. Faint offset on endpapers, otherwise fine in near fine dust jacket with professional touch up to few chips and tears.

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        Brigadier-General R.B. Bradford, V.C., M.C. and his Brothers

      [London printed, but Durham: For the family,], 1929. Octavo. Original blue ribbed cloth on bevelled boards, title gilt to the spine, and to the upper board together with the crest of the Durham Light Infantry. Triple-fold photogravure frontispiece, printed in sepia, facsimile signatures. Very slightly rubbed at the extremities, spine a touch sunned, else a very good copy. First edition, one of just 50 copies printed on japon. No copy on COPAC, no copy in BL, not in IWM, a single copy (Calgary) on OCLC. The four Bradford brothers were the sons of a Durham colliery owner. Three were killed in the war; two won the VC, the only brothers to do so; and the third won the MC. The survivor Thomas Bradford was awarded the DSO for his services with the 8th Bn. DLI. This copy inscribed by Thomas and by Major Welch, one of the compilers: "To George Hunter, To whom that part of the book which deals with Roland Bradford owes so much." Loosely inserted two-page letter from Welch to Hunter: "The book owes more to you than to anybody else, and in sending you a copy I wish to express to you again my warm thanks for the difficult work you did in bringing it into being." Hunter has added a page of pencilled notes on his involvement in the writing of the book, and on the delays that attended its final publication. Loosely inserted news-clipping about Sir Thomas (as he later became) Bradford&#39;s retirement as a magistrate in Durham in 1961 at the age of 75; he died in 1966. A nicely provenanced copy of a desperately uncommon book.

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        L` ATLÁNTIDA. POEMA, por. Traducción castellana de Melchor de Palau. Traduit en vers Français par Justin Pépratx. Traduzione italiana di Emanuele Portal. Traduzido em verso portugues por José M.- Gomes Ribeiro, revira en prouvençau por Jan Monné. Edición limitada y numerada a solo 310 ejemplares

      - Barcelona. Estampa de la Casa Miquel-Rius. 1929. Infolio mayor, 3h-372pp-1h. Encuadernación holandesa tela época, tejuelo intonso, conserva las barbas. Muy buen ejemeplar. Edición limitada y numerada a solo 310 ejemplares. Texto original catalán y versiones en castellano, francés, italiano, portugués, provenzal y latín. Impreso a tres tintas, negro, azul y rojo el texto catalán y las diferentes traducciones dentro de rectángulos tipográficos. Premiada por la Diputación de Barcelona en Els Jochs Florals de 1877. Publicada por vez primera en 1877, inmediatamente se hicieron numerosas ediciones y traducciones. Esta edición conmemora el Cincuentenario de la publicación, por iniciativa de la Real Academia de Buenas Letras y el Patrocinio de la Diputación Provincial de Barcelona. Rara, no en CCPB.Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'ATLANTIDA (l'Atlantide- A Atlantida) poema. Edicio del Cinquantenari (1877-1927) (plurilingUe) Text catala original i versions castellana, francesa, italiana, portuguesa, provençal y llatina inedita

      Estampa de Casa Miquel-Rius - Diputacio Provincial de Barcelona, Barcelona 1929 - . 372 pp. 35x25 cm. Tiratge de 120 exemplars en paper fil amb filigrana, numerats i nominals, aquest nº 10, de l'edició commemorativa del Cinquantenari limitada de 310 exem. totals. Imp. 3 tintes. Traducción castellana de Melchor de Palau. Traduit français par Justin Pépratx. Traduzione italiana di Emanuele Portal. Traduzido portugues por José Gomes Ribeiro. Revira prouvençau per Jan Monné. Qou latine vertit Thomas Viñas (No contiene láminas) (GASTOS DE ENVÍO INCLUIDOS, para España, pago transferencia) . BIBLIOFILIA POESIA CATALANA VERDAGUERIANA 38419 SL-7 Oferta Especial: La librería Ducable Libros ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 20% en todo su inventario. All items discounted by 20%. Precio original de este ejemplar / Original price of this book: 627,2 euros. Bon estat, intons; però falta acabar l'enquadernació amb el folrat del cartró [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Red Harvest

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1929 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with a beautiful facsimile dustjacket from the original. We buy Dashiell Hammett First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      NY: Knopf, (1929) - First Edition of Hammett's first book. A near fine copy, the red cloth only mildly used and the yellow skull-and-crossbones remarkably clear and bright. Lacking the rare dust jacket, the book is housed in a custom black cloth slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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