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        SAN ANTONIO OF THE 17TH, 18TH, AND 19TH CENTURIES. A CHRONOLOGY OF HER ROMANTIC PAST

      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

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Lotzabooks]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Tapis. Édité par Dim. Vingt quatre compositions en couleurs, avec une préface par Maurice Raynal. Paris, Éditions des Quatre Chemins, 1929.

      - In-4° en feuilles sous chemise cartonnée à lacets. 10 p. + 24 hors-texte 24 pochoirs réalisés par les ateliers D. Jacomet. Tirage à 750 exemplaires numérotés. N°322. Petites rousseurs en partie texte sinon très bon état d'ensemble. Peu courant. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mesnard - Comptoir du Livre Ancien]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        THE XIT RANCH OF TEXAS AND THE EARLY DAYS OF THE LLANO ESTACADO.

      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]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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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 .

      [Bookseller: Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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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.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Moonchild

      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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        Le drageoir aux épices.

      Paris, Les Graveurs modernes, 1929. - In-4°, 173p. Edition numérotée 1/125 exemplaires sur vélin de Rives filigrané aux noms de l'auteur et de l'artiste. Illustré de 54 eaux-fortes originales gravées par Auguste Brouet. Dos de la reliure légèrement et uniformément décoloré, sinon très bel exemplaire. Reliure plein maroquin vert, dos à nerfs avec titre doré à froid, décor doré sur les plats, guillochis dorés sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés, sous étui bordé doublé de velours [signée J. Ogiez].

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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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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        Miracle Mongers and Their Methods: a Complete Expose

      E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1929: First Edition, Second Printing. In Very Good+ condition, in a Very Good dust jacket. Light dust soiling and foxing to top edge of page block, light small stain to bottom edge of page block. Light edge wear, light bumping to corners. The dust jacket shows soiling, rubbing, light edge wear and light chips at corners, small closed tear to top of front panel. A lovely copy, scarce in the original dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Bush-Whacking and other Asiatic Tales and Memories. IN FULL MOROCCO

      Heinemann 1929 - 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, fore-edges lightly spotted; handsomely bound in dark red full morocco, sides with double frame border stopped at corners with gilt rosettes, back with five raised bands ruled in gilt, second and fourth compartments lettered in gilt, all other compartments tooled with gilt lozenge, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. Includes recollections of the Pahang Disturbances of December 1890 - September 1891, and the expeditions into the 'Benighted Lands' of 1894 and 1895. VERY SCARCE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Loved Helen and Other Poems

      London, UK: Chatto and Windus, 1929. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Author's first work, first printing in dust jacket. Verse penned abroad in Italy while recovering from tuberculosis. Signed on title page. Dust jacket has some large chips to top edge, has not been clipped.

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        CAL Y CANTO.

      - Revista de Occidente. Madrid. 1929. 164pp. 20 x 15 cm. Rústica. POESÍA [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Asilo del libro]
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        Svenska konstsamlingarnas historia.

      I-III. Sthlm, 1929-31. 236,(3) + 254,(2) + 196,(3) s. & plr. Tre mörkblå halvmarokängbd med upphöjda bind, guldornerade ryggar och övre guldsnitt, övriga snitt endast putsade (Hedberg). Omslagen medbundna. Ryggarna lätt blekta och med lite nötmärken vid binden.. Tryckt i 200 exemplar varav detta är nr 120. Del I behandlar tiden Gustav Vasa - Kristina, del II Karl X Gustav - Adolf Fredrik, och del III Gustav III - Karl XIII. Ett standardverk som bland annat avtrycker olika typer av inventarier för de kungliga konstsamlingarna. I första volymen ligger ett tryckt reklamblad för del II med citat ur recensioner

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        SINGLE-HANDED

      New York:: Putnam's Sons,. 1929. First U.S. edition. Published in UK as BROWN ON RESOLUTION. "'Single-Handed' is blood and thunder, but the blood is real and the thunder, the thunder of the twelve inch guns" --Dublin Evening Mail. Brown, trapped on the most remote island of the Galapagos, has the odds against him. A precursor to Forester's Hornblower novels of the sea. Narrow offset on endpapers, otherwise very good to fine in dust jacket with wear on corners and spine ends, tiny hole at bottom of front panel, and tape reinforcement to verso of spine ends.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        A Farewell to Arms

      New York: Charles ScribnerÕs Sons, 1929. 2 vols., 8vo, [8], 355pp. Both issues in original black cloth, gold label on upper cover and backstrip, first issue in the first issue dust-jacket. A very good copy of the first issue, with slight spotting to top edge, two small scratches on the lower cover, in the dust-jacket with one tiny rubbed spot. The second issue has an early ink signature dated 1930, and is slightly worn. The two together, in a simple black slipcase. First editions, first and second issues. The first issue lacks the disclaimer and has the misspelling on the dust-jacket. Hanneman A8.

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        Red Harvest

      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 Red 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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        Perrudja. Roman. 2 Bde. Berlin, Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag 1929. 4to. 867 S. Rote Orig.-Halblederbde. mit grünen Rückenschildern u. goldgeprägtem Titel. In Orig.-Schuber.

      . . Erstausgabe. Das Werk hat eine singuläre Bedeutung in der deutschsprachigen Literatur wegen seines bildgewaltigen und sprachschöpferischen Textes. Der Verkauf verlief trotz lobender Kritiken schleppend. Gründe waren der hohe Verkaufspreis dieser bibliophil ausgestatteten Ausgabe, aber auch der Schwierigkeitsgrad des Romans. Tadelloses Exemplar in Orig.-Schuber, so heute kaum noch auffindbar. - Wilpert/Gühring 2/8. - Raabe 135/7.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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        Perrudja. Roman. 2 Bände.

      Berlin. Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag, 1929. - 2, gr.8°. 22,8 x 16,0 cm. 431/436 (1) Seiten, (Erstausgabe) In gutem Zustand. die Kopffarbschnitte gering angestaubt und mit feinen Aufhellungen, Vorder- und Fußschnitte minimal gebräunt, mit wenigen Fleckchen, die Buchblöcke sauber und gut. EA, W/G II,8, eins von 1020 Exemplaren. mit Farbkopfschnitt und Goldprägung, Hardcover in Halbleder, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ON ALEXANDER'S TRACK TO THE INDUS. PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF EXPLORATIONS ON THE NORTH-WEST FRONTIER OF INDIA, CARRIED OUT UNDER THE ORDERS OF H.M. INDIAN GOVERNMENT BY SIR AUREL STEIN; K.C.I.E. INDIAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY, WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS AND MAPS FROM ORIGINAL SURVEYS

      1929. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 59 leaves of plates from photographs printed in relief, including two folding panoramas, with 2 folding maps drawn by Stein for the Royal Geographical Society at the rear titled "Alexander’s Campaign India North-West Frontier, " and "Pir-Sar and Environs." London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd., 1929. First edition. 9½" x 6¾"; xvi, 182 pp. Stein’s compelling account of his Homeric efforts to identify the battle sites and retrace the route followed by Alexander the Great through modern-day Pakistan and Afghanistan during the third century BC. Chief among Stein’s discoveries is the ancient site of Aornos, to which Alexander successfully laid siege during the winter of 327-26 BC. A small man who led an outsized life, Stein became widely known and respected for the fitness, stamina, and indomitable resolve he displayed throughout a series of challenging and at times dangerous expeditions during the first forty years of the 20th century that opened territories in Central Asia not previously accessible to modern Europeans. Original brown cloth with gilt spine lettering and an Alexandrian coin stamped in gilt on the front board. Bookplate to the front pastedown with a tiny owner’s stamp to the inner margin of the half-title. Slight cock to the spine; otherwise a clean and tight, very good copy..

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        Schrifttafeln zur Erlernung der lateinischen Palaeographie. Begründet von Wilhelm Arndt. (1. bis 3. Heft; Mischauflage).

      Belrin, G. Grote?sche, 1904, 1906 und 1929 - 2°, zus. VI, 64 S., ca. 110 lose Taf. (selten doppelblattgross), Lose (Doppel-)Blatt in (neuerer) Priv.-HLwd.-Mappe mit aufgezogenen Umschlägen der Orig.-Broschur, Bibliotheksex. (jeweils Rückenschildchen, kl. Stempel a. Vorderdeckel, Schild a. Innendeckel, Stempel a. Titelblatt); etwas fingerfleckig, einige kurze Notizen in Bleistift auf den Tafeln 1. Heft: 4., erweiterte Auflage 1904; 2. Heft: 4., erweiterte Auflage 1906; 3. Heft: 3. Auflage 1929. - Michael Tangl ( 1861-1921) kärntner Historiker und Diplomatiker. Ab 1897 Prof. für historische Hilfswissenschaften und mittelalterliche Geschichte an der Berliner Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität. Arbeiten zu den fürhen Karolingern, Papstgeschichte. Als erstes umfangreiches paläografisches Tafelwerk sind die von ihm zusammen mit Wilhelm Arndt herausgegebenen "Schrifttafeln zur Erlernung der lateinischen Paläographie" in die Geschichte des Faches eingegangen. 7100 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Bush-Whacking and other Asiatic Tales and Memories. IN FULL MOROCCO

      Heinemann, [1929]. 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, fore-edges lightly spotted; handsomely bound in dark red full morocco, sides with double frame border stopped at corners with gilt rosettes, back with five raised bands ruled in gilt, second and fourth compartments lettered in gilt, all other compartments tooled with gilt lozenge, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. Includes recollections of the Pahang Disturbances of December 1890 - September 1891, and the expeditions into the 'Benighted Lands' of 1894 and 1895. VERY SCARCE . Catalogs: far east.

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        Le Chevrier (The Goat Herder)

      Paris 1929 - Etching and drypoint, measuring 8 1/2 x 10 inches, depicting a herdsman surrounded by goats. Limited edition of one hundred impressions, signed and inscribed by Heintzelman to Louis E. Stern (1886-1962), the noted international attorney and art patron, and marked by the artist, "private collection." Shipping extra

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        THE PAINTINGS OF D. H. LAWRENCE

      London: The Mandrake Press, [1929].. Small folio. Three quarter publisher's pebbled morocco, spine stamped in gilt, boards, stamped in gilt, t.e.g. Color plates. A few small rubs to spine, otherwise a very good or better copy, without slipcase. First edition, trade issue. One of five hundred numbered copies on Arches mouldmade paper, from a total edition of 510 copies printed for subscribers only. ROBERTS A46a.

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