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        [Catalog]: Werkstatt Hablik Lindemann

      Itzehoe, Holstein: Werkstatt Hablik Lindemann. [1929]. First. First edition. Decorated printed wrappers. (62)pp. Tipped-in photographic illustrations. Light age-toning, and soiling, near fine. A wonderful German arts-and-crafts catalog concentrating on, but not limited to, fabric design. One tipped-in illustration lacking, but it looks as if it was never affixed. Laid in is a small, colorful handbill for the important 1929 Leipziger Fruhjahrsmesse at the Grassi-Museum. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Vicar of Wakefield (Signed)

      London: George G. Harrap, (1929). Limited edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Arthur Rackham. 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.

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        Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress

      Paris: Shakespeare and Company. 1929. First. First edition. With letters of protest by G.V.L. Slingsby and Vladimir Dixon. Self-wrappers as issued. Mostly unopened. A tiny chip at one corner of the front wrap else very near fine. Prospectus for the book laid in. Contributors include Samuel Beckett, Marcel Brion, Frank Budgen, Stuart Gilbert, Eugene Jolas, Victor Llona, Robert McAlmon, Thomas McGreevy, Elliot Paul, John Rodker, Robert Sage, and William Carlos Williams. Beckett's contribution is his first appearance in print. A tribute to James Joyce that also contains brief quotations from Work in Progress, including text which was not later incorporated into Finnegans Wake. The "Letters of Protest" are reputed to have been written by Joyce himself. A very nice copy. .

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        Dark Star

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. (1929). First. First edition. Owner name, fine in beautiful, very near fine dustwrapper with a little light wear and fading at the spine. Laid in is a postcard order form for the book. One of 100 numbered copies Signed by the author, as well as additionally signed on the limitation page by actress Mary Pickford, and by the book's dedicatee, Frances Marion. Author's first book, basis for the George Hill film Min and Bill, with a screenplay by Frances Marion and Marion Jackson and featuring Marie Dressler and Wallace Beery in their first foray as an unlikely romantic duo. Dressler won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Min over fellow nominees Irene Dunne, Marlene Dietrich, Norma Shearer, and Ann Harding. The Dressler-Beery partnership proved so appealing that they were reunited three years later in both Tugboat Annie and Dinner at Eight. Lorna Moon bore a son out of wedlock to director William DeMille, with the child being raised by Cecil B. DeMille. This copy was purchased from the library of the son, Richard DeMille. After the child was born, Moon was in dire straits and her close friends Marion and Pickford helped to get the book published, and successfully pushed to have the film made, although Moon died soon afterward. Rare, and an important association copy. .

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        Look Homeward, Angel

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1929. First. First edition. Spine lettering worn but readable, a very good copy in worn, good only first issue dustwrapper (with the Wolfe portrait on the rear panel) lacking the bottom couple inches of the spine, with several other modest chips and tears, and several internal tape repairs. This copy is Inscribed by the author: "To Fidelia E. Stark with warmest thanks. Thomas Wolfe Oct 30, 1929." Also laid in is a four-page carbon manuscript (folded, small breaks at the folds, else near fine), unsigned, but almost certainly by Maxwell Perkins, dated April 17, 1929 entitled "Selling Points: Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe." The "Selling Points," in the third person, recounts the editorial process in detail, and enumerates the literary wonderment of the book. A modern classic, the author's first book, and generally considered his major achievement, a breathtaking autobiographical novel. An inscribed copy, with an intriguing manuscript account of the birth of the novel. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE MURAL PAINTING OF EL 'AMARNEH

      LONDON THE EGYPT EXPLORATION SOCIETY 1929 - FIRST EDITION, FOLIO, pp xi, 21 PLATES, INCLUDING 8 IN COLOUR, TISSUES GUARDS, BOUND IN HALF BUCKRAM OVER CARD. THE F.G. NEWTON MEMORIAL VOLUME. A FINE COPY STILL IN THE SHIPPING BOX. POSTAGE AT COST. A SCARCE WORK. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        POETS, FAREWELL!

      Charles Scribner's Sons New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in a slightly darkened, Near Fine dustwrapper with minor edgewear. Wilson's first volume of poetry, here INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Marion and John Amen/This little sheaf of woodland/pipings from a wayward muse,/From Edmund Wilson/October 44." The beginning of Wilson's longtime friendship with John Amen, who would eventually become his tax lawyer and executor, dates to 1919. Wilson married his second wife, Margaret Canby, in Washington, DC at the home of Amen, then Assistant Attorney General of the United States. That marriage, of course, would end tragically with Margaret's death two years later after falling down stairs. Amen was the second husband of Marion Cleveland Dell, the daughter of former President Grover Cleveland. A scarce book to find signed, let alone with such a fine association.

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        Cap au nord *

      Éditions de la Baconnière, Neuchâtel 12.12.1929. - Broché 26 x 17, couverture décorée rempliée. 8 reproductions des pointes sèches d'Edmon Bille. Tout à fait mystérieux, même pour l'éditeur consulté, qu'on en juge:- sans les estampes originales accompagnant habituellement les exemplaires sur Hollande (des pointes sèches, ce qui est un comble pour ce périple maritime) mais avec l'indication des 8 pointes sèches de l'auteur au titre, curieusement reformulée en "8 gravures d'après les pointes sèches de l'auteur". Ceci prête pour le moins à confusion et est inadéquat car à y regarder de plus près et à la loupe, on s'aperçoit que les reproductions sont tramées.- avec la reproductions desdites estampes contrecollées sur le Hollande (par laquelle l'auteur-artiste transita) et non pas tirées à pleine page sur le papier satiné de l'édition sur Alfa (qu'Edmon Bille, qui est le pseudonyme transparent d'Edmond Bille, ne traversa pas).- absence de la mention imprimée "EXEMPLAIRE No" à la justification.Signalons enfin un tampon sur la page de garde "Club des loisirs du 3ème âge, La Béroche" qui en rien ne nous a servi à résoudre notre énigme.Jusqu'à preuve du contraire, exemplaire unique.Pour un ordinaire multiple, suffit de demander. Image visible sur site céleste. Édition originale. Exemplaire réimposé sur Hollande, comme les 28 de tête avec estampes et avant 2000 Alfa.

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        The Sound and the Fury

      New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1929. First edition of the author's masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth, black and white patterned paper boards. Fine in a near fine entirely unrestored first issue dust jacket with Humanity Uprooted priced at $3.00 on the rear panel with just a touch of fading to the spine panel. Petersen A6.2a. Brucolli & Clark I:121. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A sterling copy of one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century. The book suggests Joyce in its technique and the Russians— perhaps Dostoyevsky— in its theme. Fundamentally it owes little to any individual or to any school: it stands alone as a unique and startling conception" (from the front flap). "I am in awe of Faulkner's Benjy, James's Maisie, Flaubert's Emma, Melville's Pip, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein—each of us can extend the list. . . . I am interested in what prompts and makes possible this process of entering what one is estranged from" (Toni Morrison).

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        FORTY FINE LADIES

      Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1929. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Aldin, Cecil. Very good condition with no wrapper. Limited edition of 250 copies. White vellum spine, burgundy cloth, gilt titles. Large format. B/w and two tone illustrations. Top edge gilt. Verses to do with fox-hunting which have appeared in Punch previously . SIGNED by the author and illustrator. Copy 15 of 250. Gilt title to spine faded. Corners worn. Couple of small white marks to front cover. Contents fine. Overall a lovely copy. [S]

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        Magick in theory and practice by the Master Therion (Aleister Crowley)

      [Paris]: [Lecram Press], 1929. subscriber's edition. Hardcover. Subscriber’s edition. (“Published for subscribers only” printed at the bottom of the title page). Tall 8vo. pp. XXXIV, 436. Bound in publisher’s maroon buckram cloth. No dust-jacket. The bottom corner tip of the front cover is bumped; an almost imperceptible fade line is present on the inner rear cover (running parallel to the spine). The binding is otherwise fresh. A small name and date are written in the upper corner of the inside front cover. The front and rear fly-leaves are age-toned. Interior pages are generally clean. A miniscule spot is present in the top margin of the final two leaves. This is Aleister Crowley’s famous work describing his system of ceremonial magic (magick). In 1929 the work first appeared in four installments with individual wrappers. The book was then issued in the same year as a single volume [here offered] with the line “printed for subscribers only” at the bottom of the title page.

      [Bookseller: Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books]
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        Film Photos Wie Noch Nie

      Giessen: Kindt & Bucher Verlag (1929) - First Edition. Quarto. A collection of stills from Surrealist films and masterpieces of silent cinema, including Dr. Caligari, Joan of Arc, and The Kid, with numerous images of the era's best-known movie stars. Includes interviews with Asta Nielsen, Lillian Gish, Emil Jannings, and Charlie Chaplin. Compelling design and photographic montages. Text in German. Near fine in a near fine jacket, which has been unobtrusively restored. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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        China: Mother of Gardens

      Boston: The Stratford Company, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition with map and 61 illustrations from Photographs taken by the author. A few tiny nicks to boards, but a sound clean copy in dustwrapper that has a nickel-sized chip to the top edge of the rear flap and some light creases to front corner. Despite these flaws, a superb copy of a book not often found in collectible condition.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        SOBRE LOS ANGELES (1927 - 1928).

      Compañía Ibero-Americana de Publicaciones,, Madrid 1929 - Size: 14x20. 181pp. 1h. Cubiertas reforzadas y algo manoseadas. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
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        The Girl from Woolworths

      EFRUS & BENNETT, NY 1929 - General shelf wear, tanned spine, slightly cocked spine, slightly worn extremities, previous owner's name on front endpaper, title page is significantly tanned but doesn't look like foxing, first few endpages and frontispiece has a red color transferred to the very edge of the page (Possible water damage or soiled but doesn't effect text or illustration). Else, good binding, clean body and unmarked text. DATE PUBLISHED: 1929 EDITION: 226 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Those Were the Days

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1929. The Day's Play; The Holiday Round; Once A Week; The Sunny Side. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Lower corner bumped, spine faded and a little rolled. A very good copy in the rubbed, tanned, creased, and chipped jacket First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Peter Hammen now he is old, with love from A. A. Milne. Dec 20th, 1929". This volume is the first collected edition of four of Milne's novels, The Day's Play, The Holiday Round, Once A Week, and The Sunny Side. Scarce signed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        BIZNES ("Business. Collection of the Literary Section of Constructivists"). First Edition

      Moscow: GIZ, 1929. Various authors. Editors: Kornely Zelinskiy and Ilia Sel'vinskiy. Text in Russian. Softcover. 260 pp. Cover: letterpress photomontage by Alexander Rodchenko. 2000 copies only. One of most famous Rodchenko's photomontages. Reproduced in MOMA Collection (see p. 213), "Oblozhka (The Cover)" (see p. 113), and other sources. Rare. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        Moonchild. A Prologue

      London: The Mandrake Press, 1929., 1929. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. vii, 335. Publisher's green cloth, gilt titles and double rules to spine, white endpapers. Original dust jacket printed in black, blue and yellow. Near fine book with ink initials to the beginning of Chapter I and occasional marginal lines or ticks in pencil. Beresford Egan's stunning dust jacket has chips to corners and one or two closed tears. Old tape reinforcement to reverse at head and tail of spine and the fold of the front flap. Colours remain bright; the spine hardly faded at all. Crowley's second published novel; an entertaining tale of rival magickal lodges with numerous, often derogatory, thinly disguised pen portratis of colleagues, friends and enemies. d'Arch Smith: Books of the Beast [pp. 31-32]; Yorke [51]

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        La montagna bolognese del medio evo.

      Subject: (Appennino). Bologna, Zanichelli, 1929, 8vo br. pp. 494 con 14 tav. f.t. La, non comune, edizione originale.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        David Golder

      Paris, Grasset, Coll. Pour mon plaisir 1929 - Livre d'occasion 22 x 17,7 cm, demi-maroquin fauve à coins, dos à nerfs, titre et auteur dorés, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés (rel. signée Manuel Gérard), 240 pp., 2 ff. n. ch. Condition : Edition originale du sulfureux second roman de l'auteure qui la rendit célèbre et fut adapté à l'écran en 1931 par Julien Duvivier. L'un des exemplaires réimposés dans le format in-4° téllière, parmi ceux-ci, l'un des 31 ex. imprimés sur vélin d'Arches (après 3 ex. sur Japon et 15 ex. sur Montval et avant 112 vélin pur fil). Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi. 270g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Red Harvest

      Knopf, 1929. 1st ed, 1st printing. Hardcover. A small loan library stamp on last page and on title page, an erasure on 1st page of text which has worn thru and left 2 small holes, else a Near FINE+ bright tight copy.

      [Bookseller: CANFORD BOOK CORRAL]
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        Noisy Nora: An Almost True Story

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1929. 1929 hardcover first edition, no jacket. Pictorial front board. Size: 16mo (6.25" tall). Pink pebbled cloth with bluestamped lettering. Pictorial color plate affixed to inset on the front board. Pictorial endpapers. Pictured, told, and (hand)printed by Hugh Lofting. Unpaginated. 52 pages, with color and b&w text illustrations. Color frontis illustration. Solid book with fairly bright boards and small corner bumps. Moderate soiling to front and rear boards. Previous owner's small namesticker at top of half-title page. Bright text with occasional minor soiling. One leaf of text has creasing and small edge-chipping. Good.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good.

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        Urformen der Kunst. Photographische Pflanzenbilder. Herausgegeben mit einer Einleitung von Karl Nierendorf

      Berlin, Wasmuth, 1929.. XVII, 1 Bl. Mit 120 Tafeln. OLwd. Heidtmann 7239. - Titelauflage (verso Titel als 2. Aufl. bezeichnet) der undatierten, 1928 erschienenen Erstauflage. Sehr gutes Exemplar der Ikone der Makrofotografie!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Ornitologia Italiana.

      Subject: (Ornitologia). Milano, Hoepli, 1929, in-8vo grande, legatura originale tutta tela con copertina illustrata a colori su fondo grigio, con cofanetto in cartoncino, pp. CLII-1046 con 586 figure n.t. e 36 tavole a colori f.t. (Ceresoli, 60). Stato di nuovo.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        A History of Magic and Experimental Science During the First Thirteen Centuries of Our Era, Vol. I & II. 14th & 15th Centuries, Vol. III & IV; 16th Century Vol 5 & 6; 17th Century, Vol 7 & 8. 8 Volume Set, Complete

      Macmillan AND Columbia University Press The 8 volume set. Vol. 1 & 2 published by Macmillan, 1929, the 2nd corrected edition. 835 pp, 1036 pp. Vol. 3 & 4 published by Columbia Univ, 1934, 1st edition, 827 pp, 767 pp. Vol. 5 & 6, Columbia Univ., 1941, 1st edition, 695 pp (hinges cracking slightly), 766 pp. Vol. 7 Columbia Univ, 1956, 1st edition, 695 pp (rear hinge cracked) and Vol. 8 Columbia Univ, 1958, 1st edition 808 pp. Indexes and bibliographies. First two volumes are slightly smaller, bound in dark green library buckram. The Columbia Univ. Press volumes are uniform size, some bound in dark blue and some in dark green cloth with gilt ruling. Condition is good. Normal library impedimenta, library tape covering spine numbers, interior pockets removed, Some rubbing and moderate wear to edges, otherwise clean and sound. A scarce full set, all first editions except the first two volumes. Thorndike, an Amercan historian of medieval science and alchemy, spent 40 years laboring on this great work which spans the period from early Christianity through early modern Europe to the end of the 17th century. A HEAVY set, will require additional shipping. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ex-Library.

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        Set of Four Enamel Plaques

      (Birmingham, England). Four colored enamels on copper, measuring 3 5/8 inches square, depicting scenes from the book of Genesis: "The Death of Abel," "The Brazen Serpent," "The Sacrifice of Isaac," and "The Angel of Passover." The enamels are executed in both subtle and vibrant tones against deep blue and green backgrounds. Great attention is paid to the shading of fabrics and the angel's wings, and to the flowers and foliage that accent the backgrounds. According to Glennys Wild, in "The Gaskins as Craftsmen," That Arthur should become interested in enamel is no surprise. His illustrations were linear, literary and narrative. His forte was as a draughtsman." Although Arthur and Georgie Gaskin incorporated enamels into their jewelry and metalwork, these plaques are one of very few recorded examples of Arthur Gaskin employing enamels in a pictorial manner. The plaques were a special commission, intended to become part of the decoration on a case for the Doves Press Bible. The project was planned by Gaskin and Laurence Hodson, but never completed. Nonetheless, Hodson considered these enamel plaques the finest Gaskin did, according to Wild, and they were exhibited as works of art in their own right. Hodson was an important collector, philanthropist, and patron of the arts who was particularly interested in the Arts & Crafts movement and the modern private presses of his day. He was also a supporter and close friend of the Gaskins. Included with the enamels are drafts or copies of two autograph letters from Hodson to F. C. Raines Smith, Esq., of the City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, dated March and May 1929. In the letters, Hodson corrects several mistakes in the catalogue for the Memorial Exhibition of Gaskin's work at the Museum and Gallery in 1929. The gravest error was committed in the description of the four enamels, which mistakenly stated that the plaques were intended for Gustave Doré's Bible, instead of for the Doves Bible. Offended, Hodson writes, "The vision of Arthur Gaskin & me poring over the Gustave Doré in rapt admiration, & discussing how worthily to house such a treasure, does credit to some naïve fancy!" The enamels are wrapped in plum-colored velveteen, and housed in envelopes with titles hand-written by Hodson. All are in very fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        The Dissenting Opinions Of Mr. Justice Holmes

      New York: Vanguard, 1929. First. hardcover. fine. Frontispiece portrait, 8vo, handsomel;y rebound in 3/4 tan morocco, brown leather spine label, marbled boards, t.e.g. New York: Vanguard, (1929). First Edition. A fine copy.

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        CONVIVIUM - 1929 - 1943 - rivista bimestrale di lettere filosofia e storia PRIMA SERIE - , Torino, Società editrice internazionale, 1929

      cm. 17,5 x 25, brossura, macchioline ma in complesso buone condizioni, pp. 100-150 per ogni fascicolo. Importante rivista culturale diretta da Carlo Calcaterra, con valenti collaboratori. , ANNO I - 1929 - COMPLETO (1-6) ANNO II - 1930 - fasc. 1, 3,4,5,6 ANNO III - 1931 - COMPLETO (1-6) ANNO IV - 1932 - fasc. n. 6 ANNO V - 1933 - COMPLETO (1-6) ANNO VIII - 1936 -. COMPLETO (1-6) ANNO IX - 1937 - fasc. 4,6 ANNO X - 1938 - fasc. 2,3,6 ANNO XI - 1939 - fasc. 1,3,4,6 ANNO XII - 1940 - COMPLETO (1-6) ANNO XIV - 1942 - fasc, 6 ANNO XV - 1943 - fasc. 2 La rivista venne sospesa tra il 1944 ed il 1946 e riprese le pubblicazioni nel 1947 Offriamo quello lotto di 5 annate + 17 fasc. sciolti in blocco (per ora non divisibili) a

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        Manfred: A Tragedy Decorated By Frederick Carter, with an Introduction By the Artist

      The Fanfrolico Press 1929 - Publisher's full vellum, with gilt letter and illustration on front cover. All edges gilt. Number 27 of 30 copies only and signed by the artist at the colophon. Black and white textural illustrations and purple and white full page illustrations by Carter. Unpaginated but complete. In custom made slipcase. A beautiful book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barry Cassidy Rare Books]
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        La grande gaîté. Avec 2 dessin d'Yves Tanguy.

      - Paris, Librairie Gallimard, 1929. In-8, broché, 122-(4) p., couverture rouge imprimée, 2 dessins par Tanguy contrecollés (petites taches au dos, un peu bruni). Edition originale, un des 75 exemplaires de presse sur vélin bouffant. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Langue : Français

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        Noticias generales historicas sobre la Isla del Hierro, una de las Canarias

      - Historia.(93) Historia de Marruecos.(964.95) Imp. Curbelo. San Cristobal de la Laguna. 1929. 21 cm. 407 p., 4 h., 38 lám. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial. Contiene ilustraciones en blanco y negro. Por Dacio Victoriano Darias y Padron . Cubierta deslucida. Lomo con tejuelo de anterior biblioteca. contiene algunas anotaciones y párrafos subrayados . GB7 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Room of One's Own

      London: Hogarth Press, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Hogarth Press, 1929: First Edition, First Printing with 1929 on the title page and no mention of subsequent printings. First British edition, precedes the American, and published by Virginia Woolf and her husband, Leonard, on their own Hogarth Press. In an extremely rare, original first state dust jacket, which was designed by the author's sister, Vanessa Bell. One of only 3,040 copies originally produced with 1929 on the title page. Clean pages, sound binding. Pages lightly age toned, with offsetting to end sheets. Exterior cloth shows light wear and rubbing. The top board is bowed slightly upward, light edge wear and light dinging to the top edges of the boards. The dust jacket shows tanning, rubbing, soiling, light chipping and loss. Rear panel shows a light cup ring stain. The jacket is very fragile at the folds, especially at the rear spine fold which is worn very thin and beginning to split. The fold at the front flap has a short split at the top as well.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        MIDSTREAM My Later Life. [Stated First Edition In the Rare Dust Jacket]

      New York:: Doubleday Doran,, 1929. First Edition. Very Good++. SIGNED, INSCRIBED AND DATED IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION in pencil BY HELEN KELLER in her characteristic block letter handwriting. Very Good++ hardback Stated First Edition First Printing. Cover edges minimal wear. Spine sunned. In a very Good Dust Jacket with small chips, sun spine, jacket edges, mild soil. 8vo. xxiii, [5], 362 pp.

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        Cup of Gold: A Life of Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History

      New York: Robert M. McBride & Company 1929 - First edition, first printing of Steinbeck's first book. A very good or better copy, with a lightly faded spine, minor rubbing to the extremities, some offsetting and a very minor abrasion on the front endpaper, with a former owner bookplate to the front pastedown. Overall, in very good condition. Cup of Gold is Steinbeck's first novel and only piece of historical fiction. The book is loosely based on the pirate Henry Morgan, whose two main goals are to conquer Panama City (the "cup of gold") and to win the heart of La Santa Roja, a woman rumored to be as beautiful as the sun. Although this was his first work and is somewhat unique in plot, Cup of Gold shows the author's early interest in themes he continued to use throughout his career as a writer: piracy and myth. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The World Crisis: The Aftermath, 1918-1928

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929 - This is a first edition, first printing in dust jacket of the fifth book in Churchill's acclaimed history of the First World War, titled "The World Crisis". This volume deals with the postwar years 1918 to 1928. Churchill was in a special position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the Front. First Lord of the Admiralty from 1911 until 1915, after the failure in the Dardanelles and the slaughter at Gallipoli, Churchill was scapegoated and forced to resign. He spent political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Before war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, but the stigma would linger. Churchill may have meant for his history of the First World War to clear his name, but his six volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose. The U.S. is the true first edition, as U.S. Volume I publication preceded the British. Both the U.S. and British editions were originally published as six individual books between 1923 and 1931. Today, jacketed first editions are remarkably scarce - jacketed U.S. editions even more so than their British counterparts. This copy is near-fine in a very good minus dust jacket. The russet cloth binding is square, clean, and tight with sharp corners, bright gilt, and nicely rounded spine. As is expected with a jacketed copy we note no toning of the spine and only trivial wear at extremities. The contents remain crisp and bright with no spotting and no previous ownership marks. We note only some age-toning to the untrimmed fore edge and some dust soiling to the top edge. The dust jacket is unclipped, still bearing the original $5.00 front flap price. The jacket has light overall edge wear and minor chipping, with losses to a maximum depth of .25 inch at the spine ends, a .5 inch triangular chip at the upper rear face, and a .75 inch deep closed tear at the upper front face. The spine is modestly and evenly toned with a faint stain at the tail. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.1(IV).a, Woods/ICS A31(aa), Langworth p.103 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector, IOBA]
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        Le Barbier de Séville : Comédie en quatre actes / Illustrations en couleurs de Dubout

      Paris : Éditions Kra 1929 - ~ Illustrations de Dubout, coloriées au pochoir par les Ateliers D. Jacomet ~ Exemplaire Nº 471 de 1000 tirés sur vélin de Rives, seul papier ~ Broché sous couverture rempliée, chemise de protection transparente originale ~ 4f+153+[1]p+3f ~ 23x18x2cm. ~ Minuscule déchirure restaurée en tête de dos, chemise transparente défraîchie sur qq. bords, légères taches sur la tranche sup., sinon bel exemplaire ~ LANGUAGE: Español / Additional images available/ [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lirolay]
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        Conversations dans le Loir-et-Cher

      Paris: Librairie Plon, Chroniques no. 7, 1929 [Claudel, Paul]. Conversations dans le Loir-et-Cher. Paris, Librairie Plon Chroniques no. 7, 1929. in-8. 361 p. Broché. Non rogné et non coupé. Dos défraichi. Edition originale de cette piece de théatre [68 pages]. Un des 10 ex. Num. sur Japon [second papier après 5 ex. Sur Chine] Contient, en plus du texte de Claudel, "Cantique pour Siméon" de T.S. Eliot; Extraits d'un journal" de Charles Du Bos; "Shelley" de Francis Thompson; "Paysages goethéens" de Johnaaes Joergensen. TALVART et PLACE tome 3, p 154. Rare.. 1st Edition.

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

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929 First edition, first printing. Bound in the publisher's black cloth, gilt labels with black lettering to the front board and spine; in original pictorial dust jacket with artwork by Cleon. A near fine or better copy, with light wear to the extremities, minor toning to the spine, a few light spots to boards, bright and clean interior; in a first-issue unclipped and unrestored jacket, with some toning and wear to the extremities, light chipping to the spine ends and corners, small closed tears to the edges, closed tear to the front spine hinge, otherwise clean, images and lettering completely intact. Overall, an attractive and fresh copy. A Farewell to Arms tells the story of a romance between the protagonist, Frederic Henry, and the British Catherine Barkley, set in Italy during World War I. This was Hemingway's first best-seller and established him as a premier American writer.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        A Modern Theory of Ethics. A Study of the Relations of Ethics and Psychology.

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1929 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt and to upper board in blind. Cloth a little rubbed, corners bumped, very faint toning to endpapers. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "A. M. Carr-Saunders, with compliments from W. O. S. 3rd February 1929". A Modern Theory of Ethics was Stapledon's first published work of prose, based on the thesis for his PhD in philosophy awarded at the University of Liverpool in 1925. The recipient, A. M. Carr-Saunders (1886–1966), was a biologist and eugenicist and the author of The Population Problem. He is credited by Stapledon on page vi of the introduction to this volume for "advice on those chapters which refer to biological principles". [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Road and street maps of California and Los Angeles c.1929.

      Los Angeles c. 1929, Automobile Club of Southern California. 105 strip maps on heavy paper (27 x 9,5 cm) + folding index map to the strip maps + 17 folding general maps (in different scales and sizes) of Los Angeles, southern California counties, the state of California and and parts of the western United States. All housed in a brown paper folder with the serial no: 9260 and the no: 26970. The maps are housed in a brown paper folder with ties. The title and the affiliate clubs of southern California are printed on a slip card placed at the front of the portfolio. An interesting collection of road maps published by the "Automobile Club of Southern California", one of the first motor clubs in the US, founded as early as 1900. The club began publishing road maps in 1906. They also put up road signs made of porcelain of which a few still stands today. There are no dates at the maps, but they are not published earlier than 1923 since the addresses on the maps are 2601, Figueroa Street where the club settled that year. It is till the headquarters of the club today. City Hall was inaugurated in 1928, it is marked on the map "Principal automobile routes in and out of Los Angeles". LAX was opened in 1930, but is not marked on the maps. Therefore the maps seems to be published in the second half of the 1920s. The strip maps are numbered 1-23, 26, 29-42, 46-50, 53, 55-57, 59-77, 79-88, 92-96, 133-140, 152-155, 162, 164, 200-204, 217-221. All depicting the greater Los Angeles area and southern California, except one which depicts the Bay area. The foding general maps are: Los Angeles City, Principal automobile routes in and out of Los Angeles. Los Angeles and Vicinity, Los Angeles County, Automobile routes from the Orange Belt Cities to the San Bernardino Mountain Resorts, Imperial County, San Diego County, San Luis Obispo County, Tulare County, Orange County, Santa Barbara County, Ventura County, Southern California and South Western Nevada embracing the arid region of Mojave Desert, Colorado Basin and Death Valley, State of California, Southern California and National Parks in relation to Southern California and Los Angeles.. The portfolio has a couple of tears and is partly split at one end. A piece of the paper frame holding the slip card at the front is missing. The "Los Angeles City" map with a few short splits at the fold intersections. Other maps are in good condition

      [Bookseller: Christensen o Co Antikvariat]
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        Three Things

      London: Faber & Faber, 1929. Limited Edition . Hardcover. Good. Large paper edition printed on English hand-made paper. Number 426 of a Limited Edition of 500. Signed by W. B. Yeats.Contents fine. clean and unmarked. The bookplate of Lord Esher on the front pastedown. Illustrated by 2 drawings (1 in colour) by Gilbert Spencer The blue paper covering the spine is darkened and split but 95% of the spine paper is present. (it could be sympathetically repaired according to instructions from the purchaser before dispatch)

      [Bookseller: Goldcrestbooks]
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