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        White Buildings [Inscribed by Crane]

      NY: Horace Liveright, 1929. Hardcover. Very good. Second Printing, A fine copy in publisher's batik boards and near fine jacket that shows just the lightest wear at the extremities and just a touch of sunning to the spine. Inscribed and signed by Crane on the front free endpaper: For/--/with kindest regards-/from/ Hart Crane/ 10/8/29. Books signed or inscribed by Crane are thin on the ground as he committed suicide in 1932.

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory Bookseller. ABAA]
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        The Flax of Dream. Complete in four volumes comprising 'The Beautiful Years', 'Dandelion Days', 'The Dream of Fair Women' and 'The Pathway'

      Faber, London 1929-1931 and Jonathan Cape, London 1931. Four volume uniform set, each volume numbered and signed by the author and limited to just 200 copies. Hand-made paper. Buckram boards, gilt lettered at spines and upper boards, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Buckram at spines of two volumes very lightly faded. An exceptionally clean and bright set of an increasingly scarce sequence, with hardly a sign of the browning or spotting which usually affects the endpapers. No dust wrappers, as issued.. Signed by Author(s). Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        Histoire Des Institutions Politiques De L'Ancienne France *6 Volumes Complete*

      Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1929. Hardcover. Good. Size=5.5"x8.5. (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!

      [Bookseller: Ed Conroy Bookseller -]
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        Engravings by Eric Gill: A Selection of Engravings on Wood and Metal representative of his work to the end of the year 1927 with a complete Chronological List of Engravings and a Preface by the Artist

      Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. From an edition of 490 copies this is one of only 80 copies on Batchelor handmade paper. Includes 97 of the 104 loose plates in the folder in back. The loose plates are all in about near fine condition. An about very good copy with page 89 very neatly excised otherwise an internally clean copy with vellum spine somewhat soiled and black cloth boards with some wear to the edge of the front board and corners. Without dust jacket as issued but also missing the slipcase. Despite the litany of flaws this is still a presentable copy of a very beautiful book.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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      New York: Henry Holt, (1929). First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine, lacking the scarce dustwrapper. Second printing of Crane A9. SIGNED by Frost on the title page for Jeanette Brooks with the famous first line from "Mending Wall": "Something there is that doesn't love a wall." Laid in is an original silver print photograph, 2-3/4" x 4-1/2", of a middle- aged Frost in a suit standing before an evergreen tree.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        THE DAIN CURSE (Presentation Copy of the First Edition)

      New York: Knopf, 1929. Hammett, Dashiell. THE DAIN CURSE. New York: Knopf, 1929. FIRST EDITION of the author's second book. 8vo. A VERY GOOD copy (very slightly finger-soiled on the outer hinges and back cover but generally unworn) in an eye-appealing NEAR FINE original priced ($2.00) dust jacket (expertly restored by a master conservator). Superb PRESENTATION COPY inscribed by the author (ten days prior to publication) on the front flyleaf: To Raoul and Prudence Whitfield, this thing of no/doubtful/great importance. Dashiell Hammett. July 9, 1929." The words "No," "doubtful," and "great" are bracketed so the recipients can "choose" their adjective. An association copy of spectacular desirability. Raoul Whitfield was a fellow BLACK MASK pulp mystery author (300 published short stories and two novels) whom Hammett routinely met at bars in New York and San Francisco to discuss stories and career moves; his wife Prudence (who used to sit at these bars drinking while the men talked) became Hammett's lover (see Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett 1921-1960 ed. Richard Layman, Counterpoint Press, 2001). Pru Whitfield had a tempestuous relationship with Hammett for an unknown number of years which later evolved into a lifelong friendship -- while Hammett was in the army, he wrote over 75 letters to her which confirms their closeness (these letters sold at Sotheby's in 1980).. Signed by Author. First Edition. Very Good/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ]
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      London: Heinemann, 1929 Spectacular First edition of Greene's first novel. Publisher's black cloth, spine lettered gilt. A fine fresh copy in an exceptional dustwrapper. Certainly one of the finest available on the market. Wobbe A2. The title for THE MAN WITHIN (1929) was taken from Sir Thomas Browne's (1605-1682) "There's another man within me that's angry with me." The film version of the book, starring Michael Redgrave & Richard Attenborough, was made in 1947.. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Man Within

      London: William Heinemann Ltd.,, 1929. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a dark green quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Spine very slightly faded but an excellent copy in the somewhat sunned dust jacket. First edition, first impression. Greene's first novel, preceded only by a slim volume of poetry.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man. With Illustrations by William Nicholson. EDITION LIMITED TO 350 SIGNED COPIES

      Faber, [1929]. 8vo., First Illustrated, Signed, Limited Edition, with title-vignette, 7 plates in brown, black and grey (original tissue guards present), several decorations in the text, and pictorial endpapers in red; full ivory vellum, boards illustrated in red and lettered in black, backstrip letttered in black, gilt top, uncut, covers very lightly age-soiled as usual else a near fine copy. EDITION LIMITED TO 350 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ARTIST (THIS COPY NO. 265). Printed at the Chiswick Press. Sassoon signs in green ink; Nicholson in pencil. Keynes, A30e. . Catalogs: siegfried sassoon.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        COMMERCIAL ART New Series 1926-1929 (volumes 1-7 inclusive)

      London: The Studio Limited, 1929. A fine set of 7 volumes, colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Matching contemporary brown cloth binding with gilt lettering, very good with slight wear only. Contents clean and tight, bookplate of F. Joerin to the front paste-downs otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good set of 7 volumes.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No dust jacket. 4to (21 x 28cm).

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        THE WORKS

      London: The Nonesuch Press, 1929. No. 1,195 OF 1,600 COPIES. Hardcover. 243 x 162 mm (9 9/16 x 6 3/8"). Seven volumes. Edited by Herbert Farjeon. No. 1,195 OF 1,600 COPIES. Original publisher's russet Niger morocco by A. W. Bain, simple gilt double ruled border on covers, raised bands, gilt titling on spine, top edge gilded on the rough, other edges untrimmed. Dreyfus 58; "A Century for the Century " 33. Two boards with short, faint scratch, a little variation in the colors of the spines, as usual (volume II lighter, the others pretty well matched), a hint of offsetting to endleaves and blanks from binder's glue, but AN UNUSUALLY FINE COPY, with only the most trivial imperfections, the bindings entirely unworn and lustrous. This is a particularly appealing set of one of the best editions of Shakespeare ever printed, perhaps the very best modern edition. Taken from the text of the First Folio, but "with Quarto variants and a selection of modern readings," the Nonesuch Shakespeare is also the most outstanding production of the press. Ransom calls it "editorially and typographically . . . the high spot of the Nonesuch program." Besides the authentic plays and poetry of Shakespeare, the set includes (in the final volume) three plays on which Shakespeare is believed to have collaborated: "The Two Noble Kinsmen," "King Edward the Third," and "Sir Thomas More." Their inclusion was motivated by the publishers' desire to be thorough, to do something a bit different, and to make the seventh volume of the same bulk as the previous ones. The Nonesuch Press was founded in 1923 by typographer and book designer Francis Meynell (1891-1975) with the help of his friend David Garnett and his future wife, Vera Mendel. Meynell designed his books on a small Albion hand press, but had them printed commercially in order to keep the price of well-designed books made of quality materials within the means of readers and collectors who could not afford most private press editions. The leather used for this edition is often naturally spotted or becomes that way over time, and the spines darken differently in response to light, making it very difficult now to find attractive copies. Happily, our unworn set is without the unpleasant blemishes and has close to uniform color.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        The Works of Shakespeare

      London,: Nonesuch Press, 1929.. Seven volumes, octavo, top-edges gilded 'on the rough' and others uncut; publisher's full tan niger morocco by A.W. Bain, with raised bands and gilt spine lettering; the front board of one volume a little marked, otherwise a very fine set. A splendid set, a benchmark for modern editions of Shakespeare and the 'chef d'oeuvre' for the famous Nonesuch Press.Edited by Herbert Farjeon, this set offers a fine combination of scholarly collation of the quarto variants against the first folio, with a beautiful physical design of both typography and binding. The overall design was by Francis Meynell; the text was printed at the Cambridge University Press, in Monotype Fournier with freshly-cut initials specifically made for this edition, and the bindings were prepared by A.W. Bain in London. The set was limited to 1600 copies."You have created a most marvellous pleasure", T.E. Lawrence wrote to his friend David Garnett. "I have handled it ever so many times, and read The Tempest right through. It satisfies. It is final, like the Kelmscott Chaucer or the Ashendene Virgil."This would appear to be an early set: rather than being numbered, it is embossed with the Nonesuch stamp 'This Book is Out of Series - For Review'.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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      1929. 2. POTTER,BEATRIX. THE FAIRY CARAVAN. Phil:McKay (1929). 8vo, green cloth, pict. paste-on, small mend to inner hinge and sl. cover soil, VG+. 1st U.S. ed. (Priority of U.S. and U.K. editions has not been determined). After Potter finished her Peter Rabbit series Potter intended to stop writing and it was only with the persuasion of her American publisher, Alexander McKay, that she agreed to write this book intended only for the American market. Illus. by Potter with 6 color plates and 20 full page and 42 smaller black and white drawings. Linder notes that Potter's Lakeland friends "were quick to recognize many of the pictures with their local settings" (p.295). See Linder p. 292-5, Quinby 29a. A nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Ruth Harriet Louise Portrait of a Very Young Joan Crawford

      Hollywood: Metro Goldwyn Mayer, 1929. An original Ruth Harriet Louise 8" x 10" photograph portrait of a very young Joan Crawford. The photo was taken in 1929 and features Crawford wearing a Howard Greer get-up. The pasted caption on the verso reads in part "Joan Crawford, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer player, poses in sports costume of white camels hair jersey jumper over pleated silk skirt. Embossed stamp of Ruth Harriet Louise on bottom of the white border, and her faint rubber stamp is also on the verso along with a property of Photoplay Magazine rubber stamp. This is a superb example of the Hollywood studio publicity machine in full force during the early years of its golden age and a wonderful rare photograph by one of the legendary photographers working in the Hollywood studio system, not to mention a wonderful portrait of a great movoe star during her very early years when she was relatively unknown. Very faint not noticeable small crease to the top of the still which is printed on heavy stock paper. . Original Photograph. Paper. Fashion, Photographs, Stills, Movie Stars, Photographers, Crawford, Joan, Publicity, Stills. Catalogs: Photographs & Stills.

      [Bookseller: Cinemage Books]
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        The Paintings of D. H. Lawrence

      London : Privately printed for subscribers only, Mandrake Press, [1929], 1929. 1st Edition. Physical description: 39 p., 26 leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 37 cm. Each leaf of plates is preceded by a separate leaf with title and description. Contents: Introduction to these paintings -- The oil paintings: Resurrection, A holy family, Red Willow trees, Finding of Moses, Contadini, Rape of the Sabine women, Flight back into paradise, Boccaccio story, Accident in a mine, North sea, Fight with an Amazon, Fauns and nymps, Family on a verandah, Close-up (kiss), Dance-sketch -- The water colours: Spring, Summer dawn, Fire-dance, Under the hay-stack, Yawning, Leda, Renascence of men, The mango tree, Throwing back the apple, The lizard, Singing of swans. Subjects Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 -- Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Great Britain. Referenced by: Roberts (3rd ed.), A46a. Limited edition: No. 296 of 510 copies. Very good copy in the original green cloth boards with half-binding in burgundy leather lettered in gold on spine with phoenix stamped in gold on upper and lower boards. Top edges trimmed and gilt. Fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dulled and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Le Thanh Hoa, étude géographique d'une province annamite,

      P. et Bruxelles, Van Oest 1929, - 2 volumes in-8 de 636 pp. (pagination suivie), illustrés de 33 figures dans le texte, 4 tableaux, 7 cartes dépliantes dont 6 en couleurs et 140 illustrations réparties sur 48 planches hors-texte imprimées en héliogravure, broché. Climat, relief, groupes ethniques, organisation sociale, économie agricole et forestière, l'habitat, les Man et les Méo, les échanges, formation du Delta, peuplement du delta, agriculture, pêche, artisanat, établissements humains et migrations, le commerce, l'oeuvre de la France. Bon exemplaire, complet des cartes et planches et du feuillet d'errata.

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE L'OPIOMANE]
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        Midstream; My Later Life

      Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company Inc., 1929. Large octavo. Original grey cloth, spine lettered in black, front side bordered in blind, red top-stain, other edges uncut, pale blue endpapers. Front free endpaper inscribed in pencil by Helen Keller, 3 photographic plates, including frontispiece portrait. Some light rubbing and fraying at extremities, damp stain to lower inner corner of front side, endpapers marginally toned, otherwise a very good copy. First edition. Inscribed by Helen Keller; "May the New Year bring you Full measure of joy Helen Keller".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      1929. 1. FREUD,TOM SEIDMANN. DAS ZAUBERBOOT. Berlin: Herbert Stuffer 1929. 4to (8 1/8 x 9 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, covers slightly dusty else fine and complete. First edition of this rare MOVEABLE BOOK done by the niece of Sigmund Freud. Her moveable books were immediately hailed for their innovations, but because of her Jewish heritage, most copies of her books were destroyed and very few remain intact today. In this book, there are a variety of moveable pages including a revolving wheel and a Punch and Judy theatre. There is also a grid with cut-outs that enables the reader to develop 4 different stories from one page, and a clever tale that lets the reader make part of the illustrations disappear using special red paper. Hurlimann (p. 216-17) mentions these innovative books, remarkable not only for their moveable parts but for their integration of suitable text with artistic achievement.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Beyond This Point

      London: Duckworth,, [1929]. Tall quarto. Original blue cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Illustrations throughout from photos by Francis Brugiere. A little rubbed and faded at extremities, spine very slightly faded, bump to edges of upper board. An excellent copy in the rubbed and chipped jacket with an abrasion to the upper panel and several closed tears, one of which is visibly repaired with tape on the lower panel, other tape repairs to verso. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Sieveking on the front free endpaper, "For Elizabeth Hudson, my friend: Lance Sieveking, [?] Library, June 11th 1936". Additionally inscribed by the author on the upper panel of the dust jacket, "60 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, London". The recipient. Elizabeth Hudson (1885–1973), was a nurse in Paris during the First World War and became a correspondent with many soldiers, some of whom she kept in contact with for many years. She became a good friend of E. OE. Somerville, and compiled a bibliography of her works that was published in 1942. Sieveking served in France during the First World War, and it may have been there, or through post-war artistic circles, that he met Hudson .

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Works of Shakespeare: The Text of the First Folio with Quarto Variants and a Selection of Modern Readings

      London: The Nonesuch Press. 1929-1933. 1st thus. Hardcover. Bound in uniform light brown morocco by A. W. Bain of London with gilt titles to spines and double gilt rule border to boards and gilt rule to turn ins, slight wear to leather on foredge and turn-in of upper board of v.2 else a near fine set, internally clean and bright, No.1025 of an edition of 1600 sets. , The Nonesuch Shakespeare is undoubtedly one of the highlights of the Press. The first volume was published in 1929 when the press had already been in business for seven years and when its finances and that of its owner were at best perilous. The edition was financed by Random House and it's for that reason that their imprint appears under the Nonesuch imprint on the title page. From first publication it was a success with the book's American distributor complaining that he could have sold twice as many copies if only he'd had them. But the book was financially successful because of how its produced. Herbert Farjeon's editing remains highly regarded, the typography was conceived with great care by Francis Meynell and the book was printed at Cambridge under the guidance of the Printer to the University, Walter Lewis. With the addition of a fine binding you have a book in which each part of it's production is of the highest quality. , 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: double B books]
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        The Lady is Cold

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1929 First edition, first printing in first issue binding. Fine book in a jacket with significant loss to spine and front panel.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Beatrix Potter - Autograph Letter Signed

      Sawrey, Nr. Ambleside: No Publisher, 1929. Autograph letter signed from Beatrix Potter (H.B. Heelis) to Mrs Wight. Single sided letter on lined paper, approximately 180mm x 230mm in size. Closed tear to lower left hand side, otherwise very good and in a legible hand. Dated April 15th, 1929, the letter thanks Mrs Wight for the Graythwaite subscriptions, noting that 'very few have dropped out' and that a play at Sawrey School brought in over thirteen pounds. Accompanying the letter is a photocopy of an account by Mrs Wight of her relationship with Beatrix Potter. Now both housed in a velvet lined cloth drop back box, made by Temple Bookbinders, with title in gilt to spine and upper cover. Signed by Author. First Edition. Unbound. Good+. 8vo. Letter.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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      Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1929. Thompson, Ruth Plumly. JACK PUMPKINHEAD OF OZ. Chicago: Reilly & Lee, (1929). FIRST EDITION with twelve color plates by John R. Neill coated on both sides, tipped and bound in. In the publisher's original greenish gray cloth with color paste-down on cover, spine imprint of "Reilly and Lee". A VERY GOOD PLUS copy (just lightly worn and very scarce thus) which has been married to a creased and chipped Dust Jacket from a later printing. All first edition points as referenced in Bibliographia Oziana, (Hanff, Greene, Martin, Greene and Haff, 1988). Child's name in red pencil on ownership leaf. JACK PUMPKINHEAD is the 22nd book in the famous Wizard of Oz Series. Ruth Plumly Thompson was appointed Royal Historian of Oz by L. Frank Baum's publisher, Reilly and Lee and it was Thompson who felt Jack, originally created by L. Frank Baum, was worthy of his own book. In fact, the character of Jack Pumpkinhead continues to appear in various iterations of Oz including playing a major role in the 1985 animated film, Return to Oz. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Plus/Good. Illus. by John R. Neill.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ]
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        The Paintings Of D.H. Lawrence

      London: Mandrake Press, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Three quarter brown morocco and green cloth with an emblematic phoenix from the flame decoration in gilt on covers. Teg. Fine in slightly nicked slipcase. /No Dust Jacket. Unpaginated, 33 pages in text by D. H. Lawrence. Folio, 37 x 20 cm. Reproduced are twenty-six full color, full page plates -- 15 oil paintings and 11 water colours. Limited edition, copy 474 of 510 on Arches mouldmade paper. In his Introduction, Lawrence pays homage to Cezanne, critiques artists who preceded and followed Cezanne with his characteristic outspoken, if not caustic commentary, and ascribes the reason the English produce so few painters to there "attitude to life." Bright, very fresh copy.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        A Farewell To Arms

      New York: Charles Scribner's, 1929.. First edition. Tall octavo, original white parchment over green boards. One of 510 copies signed by Ernest Hemingway, this copy is number 31. Lightly toned, near fine in a near fine slipcase. A bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Some pages roughly opened resulting in short tears or small chips at the top edge or outside margin. On two pages the chips are deep enough to touch or come near to the running head, but usually they are very minor. The vellum spine is just a little darkened with a short tear to the top of the spine and minor rubbing to the black leather label. Slipcase lacking. Very Good copy of a desirable book. Original vellum spine and green boards with vellum tips. Copy #154 of 510 SIGNED by the author, Hemingway's only signed and limited edition. Collector's bovine bookplate on front pastedown and his neat signature dated 1929 on the top of the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        A Farewell To Arms

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition. Octavo, original black cloth. First issue and in the first state dust jacket with the reading "Katharine Barclay" in the blurb on the front flap. Some browning to endpapers, as usual, else a fine copy in a bright near fine dust jacket with a few small closed tears. Housed in a custom clamshell box. A very bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        A Farewell to Arms

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1929. Octavo, Original black cloth, paper title label to spine and upper board printed in black on a gold ground. With the pictorial dust jacket. An excellent copy in the very lightly tanned dust jacket with a few very minor chips at the head of the spine panel. First edition, first printing, first issue. A really nice copy of one of Hemingway's best loved and most enduring novels.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Writings of Mark Twain, The

      1929. The Stormfield EditionTWAIN, Mark. The Writings of Mark Twain. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1929.Stormfield Edition. Limited to 1,024 numbered sets. Thirty-seven octavo volumes. Title-pages printed in red and black. Photogravure frontispieces and plates (including portraits) after drawings, paintings, etc. by E.W. Kemble, Howard Pyle, Dan Beard, W.H.W. Bicknell, P. Newell, J.Allen St. John, A.B. Frost, and others.Original dark blue fine-bead cloth, gilt triple-rule border with the gilt stencil signature of Mark Twain on the front cover. Spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. A fine set in the original pale blue dust jackets with printed paper labels on the spine.The Stormfield edition of the Writings of Mark Twain, published in 1929, is identical in every way (with the exception of Twain's signature) to the Definitive Edition which had been published by Gabriel Wells in 1922. Even the limitation of these two sets were the same, both being limited to 1,024 numbered copies. The only difference between the two editions was the addition of an inserted 'signed leaf' in the first volume of the Definitive edition. Twain had signed these leaves in 1906 in anticipation of the edition but died but died twelve years before it's publication in 1922. In fact the full cloth binding on the Stormfield edition is certainly superior to the quarter blue cloth over paper boards of the Definitive edition.The 'Stormfield' edition was named after Mark Twain's final home "The Clemens family was itinerant from 1891 until well after Olivia's death in 1904, trying out a number of houses, none of which they found ultimately congenial. Fully out of debt, Clemens decided toward the end of his life to try and recover the feeling of stability that the Hartford home represented by building another house, this time in Redding, Connecticut, where he had purchased nearly 250 acres of land in 1906. In 1907, he commissioned John Mead Howells, son of William Dean Howells, to design the house, and allowed, or perhaps even encouraged, daughter Clara to participate in planning and overseeing construction. Built on the money he earned on "Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven," he named the house "Stormfield" and lived there until his death in 1910. Clara sold the house many years after her father's death. When the house burned down, it's owners built a near replica, which remains in private hands." (Gregg Camfield. The Oxford Comapnion to Mark Twain, p. 267).

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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      New York: Scribner, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Labels are fine and bright; light offsetting to endpapers from the dustwrapper which is intact with just minor chipping at the head of the spine and general darkening and soiling, mostly to the rear, and with absolutely no tinkering. Near Fine in an above average, Very Good, attractive dustwrapper. First state of text without disclaimer and earliest state of dustwrapper with "Katherine Barclay" reading.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Stereoscopic Atlas of Anatomy: Head and Neck. Sections I, II, III, and IV, complete

      Meadville, New York: Keystone View Company, Imperial Publishing. 1929. Hardcover. Very Good +. 1929. 4 sets of stereoscopes in 4to boxes. A complete run of the Head and Neck series featuring silver gelatin stereograms mounted on cards with information and descriptions. Section I was published by the Keystone View Company in Meadville, PA, and has the stereoscopes mounted on grey card. The other three sections were published by Imperial, New York, and feature cream cards. Each section is complete, with 35, 27, 38, and 36 cards, respective to sections I through IV. A rare complete set, with cards in VG+ condition in VG boxes with occasional wear to hinges and chipping to the paper spine labels. A beautiful set of medical images suitable for both reference and display.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson

      Boston: Riverside Press, 1929. Seven octavo volumes. One of 500 large paper copies. Includes illustrations from photographs of Tennyson's country by Charles S. Olcott, as well as a portrait of the author. Introduction by Henry Van Dyke. ALs by Tennyson tipped-in to preliminary leaf. A lovely set bound in full red morocco with delicate, gilt-stamped filigree work to panels and spines; inner dentelles gilt, endpapers marbled. Very slight toning to spines, some light rubbing to raised bands of spines, else fine. Red ribbon bookmarks. T.e.g.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        The Escaped Cock

      The Black Sun Press, Paris 1929 - Bound in French self-wrapper with red and black title and rule to front panel spine, back seal to rear panel. Illustrated by the author with divices and a small frontispiece in colour. Some foxing to exterior, concentrated at edges and heavier on rear, sprine browing and with rubbing to extremities, small damp spot to bottom corner and middle of spine, some light foxing to fore-edge. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Lucile et René de Chateaubriand, chez leurs soeurs à Fougères

      Librairie ancienne honore champion, 1929. in8 Broché paperback. Bon Etat.

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      Faber & Faber, 1929. 1st edition. Hardcover. Signed and numbered by T S Eliot, no 61 of only 125 copies thus. The pages are very clean indeed, the spine and cover edges are, as is usually found, a touch darkened. A very nice copy of the author's meditation on the eponymous poet - ' there seems really nothing to do but point to him and be silent '.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        [Kingsport Press] Addresses of Abraham Lincoln. Together with: Extracts from the Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge; Washington, His Farewell Address

      Kingsport, TN: Kingsport Press, 1929; 1930; 1932. 141; 129; 142pp. These scarce little tomes were initially published as an exercise of the Training Division of the Kingsport Press. Bondy makes special note of the complicated process by which they were printed, saying that "it is of interest to note the printing history of these marvels of superior miniature book production." This many-step process included setting full-sized type, photo-reducing the printed sheets, and creating zinc linecuts, which were then used to make the nickel electrotype plates from which the books were printed. The final, miniature-sized pages were folded on two very small machines specially designed by workers at the Press. The three books are bound in gilt-stamped leathers of various colors. A.e.g. A fine set, hard to find together. (Bondy 144; Spielmann 103, 297, 508; Welsh 4409, 2023; see photograph, Bromer/Edison, p. 159). (7/8 by 5/8; 22x16mm).

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        ULYSSE. [59/100 copies, in the original wrappers]

      Paris:: La Maison des Amis de Livres, Adrienne Monnier,, 1929. Fine. A fine copy of the First Edition First Printing in French. #59 de 100 exemplaires sur papier velin d' Arches. LIMITED EDITION OF 100 COPIES ON VELIN D'ARCHES PAPER. THIS IS No. 59. Original tan wrappers with light blue lettering and the original mildly worn glassine dust jacket. [8], 870, [2] pp. untrimmed. Sm. 4to. 24.4 cm by 19.3 cm [9.6" by 7.6"]. A Fine edition of this extraordinary twentieth century literary work.

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        Menschen ohne maske (Men without masks)

      Offered is the first example to be printed and bound, documented by compiler, editor and contributor, Gunther Sander (son of August Sander) in his handwritten homage in German to the historically important photojournalist, Stefan Lorant. The signed, dated-sited presentation of 14 lines is carefully made in pen & blue ink on the first preliminary page. Lorant published some of August Sander's photographs as editor of the Münchner Illustrierte Presse (1929-1933) and his compilation of all then extant photographs of Abraham Lincoln is cited by Gunther Sander in his homage. SANDER AND 'MENSCHEN': The great German photographer August Sander is remembered for "Menschen Des 20 Jahrhunderts" (People of the 20th Century), a monumental portrait series shot between 1910 and the early 1950s. He was unable to publish the project during his lifetime. This work contains the first large selection of photographs (1910-38 portraits) reproduced from Sander's surviving print archives, (a large number were destroyed by a bomb in WWII), the selection made by his son, Gunther who devoted years to organizing and restoring the archives and also contributes an excellent biographical essay. The gravure reproductions are of excellent quality and the German edition precedes other language editions. STEFAN LORANT [1901-1997]: is generally considered the first major editor of modern photojournalism, credited with publishing countless historical images for the first time. Lorant capitalized on the possibilities opened up by use of the new small cameras with high-speed lenses exemplified by the Leica and became a leader in the creation of the photo essay. He was among the first to employ celebrated photographers as photojournalists including August Sander, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Alfred Eisenstadt and Andre Kertesz and published the early photographs of Felix Man, Kurt Hutton, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Erich Salomon and Robert Capa. His credo: "the photograph should not be posed; the camera should be like the notebook of a trained reporter" (Whiting). FORMAT: Publisher's gray paper boards and photographic jacket. SIZE: 310 mm. CONDITION DETAIL: Lacks plain card slipcase. Pages: clean and bright: most pages with a gentle bend at the top fore-edge corner. Covers: trace fading at top and bottom edges: lower cover with lightly bumped corners: slight wear at crown and foot. Binding: Very Good. Book Jacket: Presentable with rubs and all-around edgewear, a few short, closed vertical tears, slight loss to 3 of the tips, spine with an irregular 5 mm loss at the head and an irregular 2 mm loss at the foot. PAGINATION: Confirmed complete, 313 pages with 240 fine, full-page, b/w gravure reproductions, a tipped in frontispiece portrait of August Sander, and 24 small photographic reproductions in the text. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

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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. Vignette engraved title page. 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. 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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Room of One's Own

      New York, The Fountain Press; London, The Hogarth Press,, 1929. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. Spine and edge of upper board faded, cloth slightly rubbed and marked, margins of contents faintly toned. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 492 numbered copies signed by the author on the half-title.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      London: The Hogarth Press, 1929 An excellent superior example of this 20th century highlight. First Edition, First Issue. First Trade Edition. Small crown 8vo., 172pp. A fine copy in the original cinnamon cloth, minor offsetting to endpapers, gilt on the spine very bright & unrubbed, in the rare original Vanessa Bell designed dustwrapper. A splendid example that has had just a hint of archival restoration at the base of the spine. A really beautiful copy in our custom TBCL slipcase with the Hogarth Press wolf head embossed on the side.. Woolf's major polemic against patriarchy, based loosely on two lectures she delivered, one at Newnham and the other at Girton. Woolf observed in her diary, "I shall be attacked for a feminist.". Kirkpatrick and Clarke A12b. . 1st Edition.

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        The Old Man and The Sea

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. His classic short novel about a man's epic struggle with a marlin. A very near fine copy in a very near fine first issue dust jacket with some very minor wear to the top of the spine. A bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        The Maracot Deep. And Other Stories.- The Disintegration Machine, The Story Of Spedegue's Dropper and When The World Screamed

      London, John Murray 1929., 1929. FIRST EDITION, 8vo. Publisher's red cloth, titles in gilt to the front board and spine, in original pictorial dustwrapper. Some edgespotting else a fine copy in a very good jacket with a couple of short tears, slightly toned to spine. Uncommon. A collection of scientific fiction stories, two of which feature Professor George Challenger, who first appeared in 'The Lost World'. Along with Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, Professor Challenger stands in the front rank of the immortal characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A collection of scientific fiction stories, two of which feature Professor George Challenger, who first appeared in 'The Lost World'. Along with Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, Professor Challenger stands in the front rank of the immortal characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Green and Gibson; A Bibliography of Arthur Conan Doyle.

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        The Poet and the Lunatics (First Edition)

      London: Cassell, 1929. First Edition. First Edition. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket with very light wear at base of spine and both corners of front panel. First appearance of this classic short piece by Chesterton.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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      Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1929. ONE OF 775 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, including 575 for England (ours being #95 of the 200 copies for America). Hardcover. 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.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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