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        Toad of Toad Hall. A Play from Kenneth Grahame's Book 'the Wind in the Willows'

      Methuen & Co Ltd., London - 1929, 1st edition limited to 200 numbered and signed copies. (Hardcover) Near fine in very good dust jacket. xv,[1],166,[2]pp. Octavo, uncut. Original quarter blue cloth and cream colour paper covered boards with paper label on front (extra label tipped in at end); dust jacket spine darkened with minor chipping at extremities and head and foot of spine. Minor shelf wear, a clean copy, in the scarce dust jacket. Copy #30 / 200 signed by Milne and Kenneth Grahame. A very nice attractive copy of this children's classic in the beautifully produced limited edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        On Alexander's Track to the Indus

      London: Macmillan and Co.. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Foxing to half-title page. Foxing to margins of folding plates. Moderate spotting to page edges. Minor rubbing to corners of spine. 1/8" tear to cloth at head of rear joint. Small wrinkle to cloth at corner of rear board. No signatures. A couple of owner's comments in soft pencil on front endpaper. Hinges unbroken. Cloth covers clean and bright.; First printing. xvi, 182 pages + frontis + plates + 2 folding colour maps at rear. Brick-red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and oval gilt illustration on front board. Top page edges gilt. Dimensions: 9 1/2" by 6 5/8". "The explorations described in these pages had for their scene a region beyond the administrative border of the Indian North-West Frontier not previously accessible to Europeans." - from the author's preface. Contents: An Old Transborder Goal; The Start for Swat; Visits to Buddhist Ruins; Welcome by an Old Friend; Bir-kot and the Ruins around it; Alexander's Invasion of Swat; Past King Uttarasena's Stupa; Ude-gram and its ancient Fastness; At the Badshah's Capital; Buddhist Remains about Saidu and Manglawar; On the Way to the Swat Kohistan; The Entry into Torwal; To the Headwaters of the Swat River; Across the Swat-Indus Watershed; Over the Shilkai Pass and down Kana; The Ascent to Pir-Sar; In Search of Aornos; The Survey of Pir-Sar; The Story of Alexander's Siege of Aornos; Aornos located on Pir-Sar; Ancient Remains at Pir-Sar and the Name of Mount Una; Farewell to an Historic Site and its Story; Through Chakesar and Puran; To Buner and Mount Ilam; Departure from Swat; Index. ; 8vo .

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      Hogarth Press / Fountain Press 1929 - First edition, large paper issue, number 248 of 492 copies SIGNED by the author. Original maroon cloth with gilt titles. A near fine copy, with some fading to the spine and lesser fading to a strip at the top of the boards. An extended essay, based on Woolf's lectures at a women's college at Cambridge University in 1928. In it, Woolf addresses her thoughts on "the question of women and fiction," interpreted by Woolf as many questions. In A Room of One's Own, Woolf ponders the significant question of whether or not a woman could produce art of the high quality of Shakespeare. In doing so, she examines women's historical experience as well as the distinctive struggle of the woman artist. "a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is going to write." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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      Editions du Carrefour, Paris 1929 - Edition originale. Un des 288 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, sous jaquette illustrée d'une composition de Chirico. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie-Galerie Emmanuel Hutin]
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        Las Bellas Artes Plásticas en Sevilla: La pintura, la escultura y la cerámica artística, desde el siglo XIII hasta nuestros días / Apuntes históricos y biográficos, por. Con el favorable informe de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando

      - PRIMERA EDICION.- Toledo: Imp. Fot. y Enc. del Colegio de Huérfanos de María Cristina, 1929.- 2 Tomos (381 p.; 226 p., 2 h.): con 80 láminas en negro al final del tomo 2º; 4º mayor (27,5 cm.); Media Piel Nueva, tejuelos, conserva la cubierta anterior original.- Edición de 500 ejemplares según indica en el colofón del tomo 2º. IMPORTANTE OBRA, MUY RARA Y EN IMPECABLE ESTADO. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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      Arthur H Stockwell, London 1929 - Signed by Author. Catherine Armsmith aka Catherine Anthony Clark 1892-1977, was born in London and emigrated to Canada in 1914. In 1919 she married Leonard Clark and settled in the Kootenay Mountains of British Columbia. According to ‘CANADIAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS 1799-1939 in the Special Collections and University Archives Division, The University of British Columbia Library’A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CATALOGUE compiled by SHEILA A. EGOFF ‘Fairy tales of Kootenay is probably her first book, and in its setting heralds the background and the Canadian mythic figures that made Clark the first important fantasist in Canada’ Here we find Indian spirits and British Columbia's Ogopogo – a creature akin to Scotland’s Loch Ness Monster. Other stories deal with a mermaid, a dragon, a gnome and other figures common in British fantasy. As far as we can tell this book was the only one to be published under the Armsmith pseudonym –possibly her maiden name-. Researching her background we found that apparently she began writing for ‘The Prospector’, the community newspaper in Nelson, British Columbia. Clark’s later works, for which she became famous include: The Sun Horse (1951), winner of the Canadian Association of Children's Librarians bronze medal in 1952, The One-Winged Dragon (1955), The Silver Man (1958), The Diamond Feather; or The Door in the Mountain: A Magic Tale for Children (1962), The Hunter and the Medicine Man (1966) and The Man with the Yellow Eyes (1963). Contents: The Spirit of Kootenay; The Whistling Pine; The Mother-of-Pearl Child; The Gnome in Chains; The Phantom Pirates; The Indian Necklace; The Winged Horses; The Dragon; The Magic Umbrella. Book - [SEE SCANS] - in Very Good blue boards with gilt lettering - light marking to the boards, some sunning to the spine, light bumping to the extreme corners and extreme ends of the spine. Contents, some browning to the occasional page and to the extreme page edges, the illustration opposite page 53 has light marking to the extreme verso edges [SEE SCAN], there is a crease to the rear free end paper otherwise the contents clean and tightly bound. Few copies of this important early example of Clark’s work exist, this one is enhanced by being a copy the author gave or intended to give to the great British author G.K. Chesterton. The front free endpaper bears the inscription: ‘To Gilbert K. Chesterton Esq from C. Armsmith Clark’ Size: 7.5 inches tall by 5 inches. 80 pages. Illustrated with 6 full page black and white line drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 5746. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        Gouache of male and female mallard ducks flying over marshland, sky and clouds in the distance

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1929. First edition. Image 10 x 7 inches, matted and framed to 15-1/2 x 12-1/2 inches overall. Signed lower left "Edgar Burke 1927". The drake is the original painting of the illustration for "The Mallard" section of Connett's Feathered Game from a Sporting Journal. Fine condition. Siegel pp. 192-3 and No. 24 . Edgar Burke, MD (1889-1950) successfully combined the vocation of medicine (he was a member of the American College of Physicians and Surgeons) and the avocation of sport. He was an enthusiastic wildfowler and upland gunner, and expert angler and fly tyer (he designed the flies "Doctor Burke" and "Family Secret") and was interested in pigeon racing and cock fighting (it was he, in the Jersey City cock-fights of the 1930s, who sewed up the wounds of the injured birds). He was also a celebrated sporting artist, illustrating two Derrydale Press classics, Feathered Game (1929)--such as the example offered here--and Upland Game Bird Shooting in America (1930), and producing front cover vignettes for seven more, including Grouse Feathers, and De Shootinest Gent'man. He was, notes Siegel, a childhood companion and lifetime friend of Derrydale proprietor Eugene Connett--a relationship that paid large dividends for readers of the Press. A UNIQUE AND BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL DUCK GOUACHE FOR THE DERRYDALE PRESS CLASSIC "FEATHERED GAME"

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        Log of the Auxiliary Schooner Yacht Northern Light

      Privately Printed, Chicago - 1929, 1st edition limited to 100 numbered and signed copies. () Very good. [192]pp. Quarto in original quarter beige and blue cloth boards with spine label, yellow top edge, others uncut, endpaper maps, tipped in plates (including frontispiece) from photos, and decorative initials printed in red. Tipped in business card for Mr. John Borden on half title. Boards a bit soiled and slightly bowed. Not in A.B. Log of the Borden-Field Museum Alaska-Arctic Expedition 1927. Presentation copy to Rev. Harry Barnes who was such a Great Help to us During our stay in Victoria. John Borden. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses from the Collection of William Woodward

      [New York]: Privately Printed / Ernest R. Gee. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Edition limited to 300 copies designed and printed by Eugene V. Connett at the Derrydale Press. vii, 297pp. Full red morocco binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. With sixty-eight engraved plates from the original art in William Woodward collection. Very light overall wear. A bright, near fine copy. Frazier V-4-a. Siegel 22. ; Quarto .

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        Dear Judas

      Horace Liveright 1929 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Robinson Jeffers. This original dustjacket has light wear to the spine and edges. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with a hint of wear to the panels. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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      The Slide Mountain Press - 1929. Hardcover. 5pp. 24/83 copies. Quarter cloth, decorated boards, deckle edges. Very rare. Previous owner's bookplate. First edition copy. . . Signed Copy. Free Shipping Worldwide. Books ship from the US and Ireland . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kennys Bookstore]
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        A Packet for Ezra Pound.

      Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1929 - Octavo. Original Holland boards, write paper title label to spine, titles to upper board in black, blue endpapers. With the original glassine wrapper. Housed in a blue cloth slipcase. Tanning to endpapers. An excellent copy in the creased and tanned wrapper which has some splitting from the head of the spine, and loss to ends. Vignette engraved title page. First edition, first impression; one of only 425 copies. Yeats's Packet for Ezra Pound presents one side of an intriguingly unlikely literary and personal friendship; Yeats, who lived with Pound more than once (first in Ashdown Forest, where Pound's ostensibly secretarial status produced the drastic renovation of Yeats's poetic style in his 1914 collection "Responsibilities", and later in Rapallo during the late 1920s, the period of association with which Yeats's "Packet" is concerned), describes Pound as a man "whose art is the opposite of mine, whose criticism commends what I most condemn, a man with whom I should quarrel more than with anyone else if we were not united by affection." This copy is from the collection, with his inscription on the colophon, of Ronald Lane Latimer, an editor and publisher of modernist poetry under the Alcestis Press imprint in New York during the 1930s. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Histoire Des Institutions Politiques De L'Ancienne France *6 Volumes Complete*

      Librairie Hachette, Paris 1929 - (full book description) Librairie Hachette, Paris, 1929. Good, Hard Cover, DJ Not Issued. Size=5.5"x8.5", FRENCH TEXT. Original brown leather spines with 5 raised ribs & dark brown/gold lettering, leather spine label, brown marbled boards, color marbled endpapers, speckled page ends. Shelfwear at top fore-edges of Vol. leather frayed Vol. 2 foot of spine, Vol. 3 leather gluemended along rear spine edge, leather frayed Vol. 4 head of spine, Vol.5 front spine edge leather tear, 2" gluemended leather tear at Vol. 6. top front spine edge & 3 small leather scrapes, all page ends browned. Contents age toned mostly at margins, o.w. clean & tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Hard to find complete set. Volume 1- La Gaule Romaine Volume 2- L'Invasion Germanique Volume 3- La Monarchie Franque Volume 4- L'Alleu Et Le Domaine Rural Volume 5- Les Orinines Du Systeme Feodal Volume 6 - Transformations De La Royaute 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A FAREWELL TO ARMS. Signed.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929 - True First Edition. First state of text with Scribner's seal to back of the title page, & without disclaimer on verso of dedication page; earliest state of the "Cleon" illustrated dustwrapper with "Katherine Barclay". Sm. 8vo., 358pp. A very good or better copy inscribed by Hemingway in black fountain pen on the title-page: "To Carlos / best wishes / Ernest Hemingway". Publisher's smooth black cloth, gold paper labels, lettered & ruled in black on the front board & spine showing light general use. The unrestored dustwrapper quite bright, showing modest edge wear; 3 small chips, the largest at the spine crown. Overall a nice presentation copy of this important Hemingway semi-autobiographical novel filmed in 1957 by MGM, starring Rock Hudson & Jennifer Jones [Selznick]. Hanneman A8. Connolly, The Modern Movement # 60, Modern Library 1998 list of Top 100 Novels. Custom Clamshell Case in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        A Farewell to Arms

      Scribners, New York 1929 - A stunning copy in a bright and vibrant d/j. First edition, first state. Scribner's seal and no disclaimer. Dust jacket has Katharine instead of Catherine and back panel list Sun also rises and Men without Women. A truly wondeful d/j and copy. You may find an equal copy but never better. With custom clam shell box. Pictures on request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Culpepper Books]
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        A Farewell To Arms - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929 - A beautiful First Edition in Fine condition with slightly toned endpapers and paste-downs. One of 31,050 books of the first printing (page x is blank and does not contain the legal disclaimer that did not arrive in time) in smooth black cloth with bright gold paper labels. Very nearly Fine first state dust-jacket with misspelled Katharine versus Catherine, slightly rubbed and chipped, mainly along spine. Hanneman A8. In custom made, clamshell case with sculpted Farewell To Arms design; At the age of 18, Ernest Hemingway was eager to serve in the Great War, however, poor vision made him join the ambulance corps instead and was sent to France. Transferred to Italy, he became the first American wounded in that country during World War I. Hemingway came out of the European battlefields with a medal for valor and a wealth of experience that he would, 10 years later, turn into gold with A Farewell to Arms [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why - ABAA/ILAB]
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        A farewell to arms.

      Scribners,, New York: 1929 - 8vo. 355 pp. Original black cloth, gold labels, in the dust jacket. An exceptional copy, light dust spots on top edge, the binding mint, the dust jacket bright and near fine. First edition, first issue, without the legal disclaimer. Original dust jacket, also with the correct first issue point, the name of the heroine, Catherine Barkley, misspelled "Katharine Barclay" on the front flap. One of the undisputed high spots of twentieth-century literature, Hemingway's classic, semi-autobiographical story of love during the First World War. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE WITHOUT THE LEGAL DISCLAIMER.

      [Bookseller: B & L Rootenberg Rare Books, ABAA]
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        A Farewell to Arms

      Scribner(s) 1929 - First Edition, First Printing. A magnificent first issue dustjacket that is rich in color with light wear to the spine ends. The original dustjacket has the $2.50 price present and the first issue point with "Sun Also Rises" and "Men without Women" titles listed on back panel of the dustjacket. The book is in excellent shape. The binding is tight and 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 beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy Hemingway First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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      Faber & Faber, London 1929 - A near fine copy. Original illustrated boards with matching dust jacket design by Rex Whistler. The jacket is price-clipped and has some light toning along the edges and some loss at the head of the spine. Laid in is signature of Eliot on a fragment of a typed letter. Gallup A13.a. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Treccani 1929 1937 Enciclopedia italiana scienze lettere arti

      Istituto Giovanni Treccani 1929 - Pubblicata sotto l'altopatronato di S. M. il Re d'ItaliaENCICLOPEDIA ITALIANA DI SCIENZE, LETTERE ED ARTI1929 - 1937 MCMXXIX - VII41 VOLUMI35 Volumi, 1 Volume Indice, 1 Vol. Appendice, 4 Vol. aggiornamenti 1938-1948 , 1949-1960Misurano cm 31,5 x cm 26, titoli e fregi in oro al dorso e al piatto, circa 1000 pagg. per volume.Circa 12 legature sono state restaurate ( come in foto )Il metodo dell'Enciclopedia Italiana è il più largo metodo storico, così in ogni singolo articolo come nel sistema generale. Grazie a questo metodo, la Direzione ha ambito di raccogliere intorno a sé, assegnando a ciascuno la parte sua, gli scrittori della più varia mentalità, a collaborare a un'esposizione compiuta ed organica, obiettiva e pacata, della somma delle conoscenze che sono il risultato d'ogni ricerca scientìfica e costituiscono gli elementi essenziali della cultura. Poiché la cultura che, secondo il criterio adottato, dovrà poter essere attinta nell'Enciclopedia, non è la cultura dei dotti nelle materie stesse di loro speciale competenza, né la cultura del popolo, che per ogni ramo del sapere ha bisogno dei primi rudimenti; ma quella appunto delle persone colte, che, pur avendo speciali cognizioni scientifiche, sanno che tante materie rimangono fuori del campo dei loro studi; o, pur possedendo una buona cultura generale, sentono il bisogno di colmarne occasionalmente le lacune e approfondirne talune parti divenute di peculiare interesse. E sono tutte le persone che costituiscono la classe elevata e dirigente, la quale s'incontra e s'intende, in un dato tempo, sullo stesso terreno, in una comune vita intellettuale e morale. Ricercati, riuniti e classificati tutti gli elementi e motivi di questa cultura vivi e vitali, dinanzi alla vastità e molteplicità facilmente immaginabile della materia, è stato necessario un preventivo giudizio che distinguesse ciò che nell'opera meritava di apparire in primo piano, ciò che si doveva dare solo di scorcio e ciò infine che era più opportuno lasciar fuori, o perché non oggetto di conoscenza scientifica o perché distante dal fuoco della nostra tradizione. L'utilità di un'enciclopedia è tanto maggiore quanto più sapiente è il giuoco di prospettiva nel quadro, in cui essa compone le varie conoscenze. Non ci sono per altro criteri con cui si possano definire norme fisse per la composizione di tale quadro; c'è la sensibilità ai fatti della cultura in coloro che collaborano all'opera; i quali, operando anch' essi nella cultura dell' epoca, hanno nella loro stessa formazione spirituale la misura del giudizio. CARTOGRAFIA La soluzione che se ne è data offre il vantaggio di presentare i nomi in una forma che non si discosta molto da quella che è offerta nelle carte dell'Atlante Internazionale del Touring Club Italiano. Dal sistema di trascrizione seguito dall'Atlante, l'Enciclopedia si è dovuta scostare in alcuni punti; ad esempio, mentre nelle carte speciali di quello i nomi sono dati nella grafìa indigena, l'Enciclopedia dà come esponenti di articoli i nomi geografici stranieri nella forma italiana, quando ve ne sia una consacrata dall'uso, e vi aggiunge tra parentesi la forma nella lingua del luogo; inoltre, per i nomi dei paesi coloniali, l'Atlante del Touring adopera la forma ufficiale usata dallo stato dominante, l'Enciclopedia, pur accogliendo questa forma, vi aggiunge fra parentesi la trascrizione della forma indigena. Si osservi che questa trascrizione, al pari di quella dei nomi geografici dei paesi dell' Europa Orientale e degli stati indipendenti dell'Asia e dell'Africa, è fatta in base al sistema seguito per i nomi storici; e questo sistema si discosta nella trascrizione di alcuni suoni da quello usato nell'Atlante Internazionale del Touring. Tuttavia si è fatto in modo che la forma quivi data risultasse tra parentesi accanto alla forma nostra. L'Enciclopedia Italiana, pur avendo un proprio corredo cartografico, ha creduto opportuno riferirsi all'Adante Internazionale del Touring per la stessa importanz

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        Air Pioneering in the Arctic. The Two Polar Flights of Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth. Part I: The 1925 Flight from Spitzbergen to 88 North. Part II: The First Crossing of the Polar Sea, 1926

      National Americana Society, New York - 1929, 2nd printing. () Very good. [x],126pp. Folio in original gilt lettered blue cloth and blue endpapers with gilt top edge, photogravure plates, and plates from facsimiles and maps. A wonderfull unfaded copy of a very scarce title. Collection of articles on Ellsworth's two Arctic expeditions with Amundsen, the first flying from Spitsbergen to the North Pole in two planes, largely financed by Ellsworth, the party of six reached 87° 44N before being forced down with engine trouble. In 1926 Amundsen and Ellsworth returned to the Arctic, this time in the semi rigid airship, the 'Norge,' making the first crossing of the polar sea from Spitsbergen to Teller, Alaska over the North Pole. Although the title page states second printing both printings are the identicle and both are very scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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      David McKay Company, Philadelphia 1929 - A Very Fine Untrimmed, Largely Unopened Copy. 267 x 206 mm (10 1/2 x 8 1/8"). ONE OF 775 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, including 575 for England (ours being #95 of the 200 copies for America). Very attractive red three-quarter morocco (stamp-signed "Putnams" along front turn-in), raised bands, spine handsomely gilt in compartments formed by plain and decorative rules, quatrefoil centerpiece surrounded by densely scrolling cornerpieces, sides and endleaves of rose-colored linen, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed and mostly UNOPENED. 12 COLOR PLATES BY RACKHAM (including the frontispiece) as well as five full-page and several smaller illustrations in the text. Hudson, p. 171; Latimore & Haskell, p. 65. Front board with insignificant small, round spot to cloth, but A VERY FINE COPY, UNUSUALLY BRIGHT AND CLEAN INSIDE AND OUT, with almost no signs of use. ONE OF 775 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, including 575 for England (ours being #95 of the 200 copies for America) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Vicar of Wakefield.

      London, George C. Harrap & Co., 1929 - Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full blue morocco titles and box design to spine gilt, raised bands, titles to front board and rule to both boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A fine copy. With 12 colour illustrations, and other decorations in black and white. Signed on the limitation page by Arthur Rackham. Signed Limited Edition. One of 575 copies for England. Signed by Rackham. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Vicar of Wakefield (Signed),

      George G. Harrap (1929), London - Full vellum, gilt. No. 447 of 775 copies signed by Rackham. Pictorial endpapers. Top edge gilt. 12 mounted color plates. Boards yawning slightly, light soil, else a fine copy. Very slight soil else a fine copy. Latimore & Haskell, p. 65. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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      George G. Harrap and Company, Limited. London. 1929 - FIRST RACKHAM EDITION. DELUX LIMITED EDITION. One of 575 copies, numbered and signed by Rackham, for England. There were another 200 delux copies issued in the United States. Large 8vo.(10 x 7.9 inches). 12 full page colour plates and 22 line drawings throughout the text. Finely bound, by Brian Frost & Co, of Bath, in full dark blue morocco. Spine with five raised bands, each with three small gilt floral decorations. Compartments with double ruled borders. Within the borders are floral decorative centre pieces. Boards with double ruled gilt borders. Edges of boards with gilt piping. Gilt triple ruled edge to the inner boards. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A finely bound copy of this beautiful delux edition housed in a felt lined blue cloth slip case. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        The Vicar of Wakefield.

      George G. Harrap,, London and Bombay and Sydney, 1929 - London and Bombay and Sydney, George G. Harrap, 1929. 4°. 231 (1) pp. With 12 plates in colour and 22 text illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Contemporary gilt vellum (stained). Hudson p. 171. - Riall p. 170. - Briggs p. 65. - No. 288 (of 575) signed by Arthur Rackham. - Slightly foxed. Sprache: Englisch / English [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        The Vicar of Wakefield. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

      London: George G. Harrap & Company 1929 - Limited edition, no. 26 of 575 copies published in England, from a total edition of 775 copies, signed by Rackham, 4to, 232 pp. 12 coloured plates plus illustrations in the text, grey and white pictorial endpapers, light foxing to the first and last text leaf. Original gilt titled vellum, t.e.g., some minor marks otherwise an excellent copy held in a later half morocco solander case. Latimore and Haskell p65. Riall p170.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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      George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1929 - 1st thus 1929. Very good condition with no wrapper. A jovial domestic portrayal of Goldsmith's classic. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Dark blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 232 pages. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by Arthur Rackham. Copy no. 220. Vellum very slightly grubby. Very occasional fox spots. A super copy. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        White Buildings: Poems by Hart Crane. With a Foreword by Allen Tate

      [New York: ] Horace Liveright. 1929 - Second Impression, September. 1929 5 1/8 inches x 7 7/8 in., half-title; title-page with Liveright device. xix, [1]-58 pp. Black cloth spine with gilt titling, textured, batik paper over boards; blue-gray dust jacket with the price present & "Second Printing" statement, and quotation from Eugene O'Neill on the front panel, with design of buildings, lettering, Liveright device in white. The dust jacket spine ends, corners, show light wear, wear to lower book corners, edges, abrasion to upper front panel; light tanning to endpapers. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket. Contains, among other poems: Black Tambourine, My Grandmother's Love Letters, Sunday Morning Apples, Praise for an Urn, Garden Abstract, Chaplinesque, Repose of Rivers, Lachrymae Christi, The Wine Menagerie, For the Marriage of Faustus and Helen, At Melville's Tomb, Voyages I-VI. Schwartz & Schweik, Hart Crane Bibliography: A 1 .2 p. 7, (250 copies after the first impression of 250). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        La mode feminine a travers les ages. Tout ce qui concerne la toilette féminine depuis la plus Haute Antiquité jusqu'à nos jours. Robes et patrons, tissus, chapeaux, coiffures, bijoux, chaussures, peignes, etc. Dessinés, décrits et enluminés

      Paris, Edition d'Art 1929 - Colas 2583. - Impression avec le numéro 308 et avec la signatur de l'auteur. - Les 54 planches sont décrits, et enluminés par H. Rouit. Il était directeur artistique de la revue: Art - Goût - Beauté . Les planches à plusieurs petites vignettes couleurs légendées: costumes féminins, coiffures et accessoires antiques, byzantins, européens du Moyen -Age aux années 1880. - Numbered and signed by the author on inside of front portfolio. - Rouit was the Artistic Director of the revue: Art-Gout-Beaute , and this is a very nicely presented survey of feminine costume through the centuries. The pouchoir plates, in colors and metallic inks, are especially bright and brilliant and with explanatory text. - Propre exemplaire. Clean copy. Tadelloser Zustand Titre illustré d'une vignette couleurs (ornement égyptienne), 1 feuille, 54 planches en zincographie coloriées au patron [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Kunst Antiquariat Flotow GmbH]
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        Le Drageoir aus Épices.

      1929 1929 - Paris: Le Graveurs Modernes 1929. With 54 original etchings by Auguste Brouet. 4to. Half morocco, spine richly gilt with five raised bands, top edge gilt, orig. wrappers preserved. (Flammarion). * One of 40 copies on Japon impérial. With an extra suite of the engravings. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Look Homeward, Angel.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929 - First edition. Octavo, original dark blue cloth. In excellent condition with some wear to the spine and spine tips. Overall, a pleasing copy of this literary highspot. American novelist, Thomas Wolfe "made it possible to believe that the stuff of life, with all its awe and mystery and magic, could by some strange alchemy be transmuted to the page" (William Gay). "Look Homeward, Angel is one of the most important novels of my life. . . . It's a wonderful story for any young person burning with literary ambition, but it also speaks to the longings of our whole lives; I'm still moved by Wolfe's ability to convey the human appetite for understanding and experience" (Elizabeth Kostova). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Pride and Prejudice, Vera Willoughby, Peter Davies, London, Nov 1929 Leather

      PETER DAVIES 1929 NOV, LONDON - Gold gilt fore edges, gilt lettering & decor on spine, gild border, and gilt border on inside board edges. Illustrated by Vera Willoughby, marbled ep's, good binding, clean body and unmarked text. Light shelf wear, light rubbing to extremeties, spine edges have some rubbing, and PO wrote in pencil on fep, "With many full page illustrations in photogravare by Vera Willoughby." Beautiful copy! DATE PUBLISHED: 1929 NOV EDITION: 351 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Murs et Décors. Complete in 2 vols.

      Editions Albert Lévy. Librairie centrale des Beaux Arts 1929-1931, Paris - Volume 1; 8, 38 plates: Volume 2: 8, 42 plates, leafs resting in original 1/4 cloth over printed cover boards portfolios with string ties. Gold lettering on spines. Fascinating work on mural decoration. Most of the photographic displays are a reflection of the trendy art deco of the period. Boards slightly rubbed and stained. Minor age-toning and foxing throughout. Text in French. Overall good to very good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Walter V. McKee., New York 1929 - First edition. A fine copy in a near fine bright dust jacket showing minimal use. Very attractive cover art. An extremely important anthology with works by Joyce, Stein, Kafka, Schwitters & other strong contributors. A very handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Les Amours de Frêne et Galeran. Racontées d'après Jean Renart, trouvère du XIIe siècle par le poète André MARY et ornées de XXXVII images gravées sur bois et colorées par le peintre Louis BOUQUET

      Henri Jonquieres, Paris 1929 - Full-color illustrated wraps in early woodcut design, edges uncut; 4to; with full-color woodcut illustrations and illuminated initials throughout by Bouquet and Keller, hand-colored by Marius Audin. Number 313 from a limited edition of 400 copies, "exemple sur Vergé a la cuve de Tallende." Plus an additional suite of engravings, in b/w, loose -- and lovely, suitable for display. A retelling in modern French of select canons in Medieval French Literature. Covers very lightly rubbed and dust-soiled; spine tips lightly chipped. Simply lovely on the inside. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        A Farewell to Arms

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929 - First edition. Copy number 280 of 510 numbered copies Signed by the author. Japanese vellum and papercovered boards. Spine a little toned and slight glue stain at the top of the leather spine label, in a worn original matching-numbered publisher's slipcase with the top panel supplied in facsimile and some neat internal repair. One of the undisputed high spots of 20th Century Literature, arguably the Nobel Prize-winner's masterpiece, Hemingway's classic, semi-autobiographical story of love during the First World War. A very nice copy. *Connolly 100*. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      The Black Sun Press, Paris 1929 - 210 x 168 mm (8 1/4 x 6 5/8"). 4 p.l. (first blank), xv, [i], 55, [3] pp., [1] leaf (blank). FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 500 COPIES on Van Gelder Zonen paper (this is copy #249). (There were also 50 copies hors commerce and 100 copies on Japanese vellum.). Original white paper wrappers, title printed in black and red on front cover and spine, printer's device on back cover, in the original glassine dust jacket. In a (slightly worn and expertly repaired) cardboard slipcase of orange cloth covered with gilt paper and with orange ribbon pull (apparently a variant of the publisher's slipcase described in Slocum & Cahoon). With frontispiece portrait of the author by Constantin Brancusi, original tissue guard. Printed in red and black. Slocum & Cahoon A-36; Ransom, p. 111; The Artist and the Book 32. A minuscule chip to glassine at head and tail of spine, otherwise IN PRISTINE CONDITION. This is an immaculate copy of the second separately published excerpt from "Finnegans Wake" (preceded by "Anna Livia Plurabelle"), a work clearly reminiscent of avant-garde Paris in the 1920s. The text is by one of the great Modernist writers, the illustration is by a leading abstract artist, and the printing is by a private press founded by two American expatriates, Harry and Caresse Crosby, who were part of the literary circle that included F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Gertrude Stein. This is the only book illustration by Brancusi (1876-1957)--a sculptor who did very little graphic work--listed in "The Artist and the Book," which notes that the portrait is "as abstract as the text." This was one of the last books printed at the Black Sun Press during Harry Crosby's lifetime; he committed suicide in December 1929 (Caresse Crosby continued the enterprise after his death). FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 500 COPIES on Van Gelder Zonen paper (this is copy #249). (There were also 50 copies hors commerce and 100 copies on Japanese vellum.) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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      Stubley Printing Co., Knoxville, TN 1929 - 8vo. 150pp. 3 portrait plates; handbill prospectus laid in. Original blue cloth. Very good copy. First edition. 4-page ALS from the author concerning local politics and finances laid in (Dandridge, Tennessee, 1876). The author served in Co. C of this unit recruited in East Tennessee in 1862; it served in the Atlanta campaign, in the battles of Franklin and Nashville, and in the late capture of Mobile. Not in Dornbusch, Nevins or Eicher. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bartleby's Books, ABAA]
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