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        All Quiet on the Western Front [together with] The Road Back

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company,, 1929 [and] 1931. 2 volumes, octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine and upper boards in red and black, red top-stains. With the dust jackets. Spines and edges of boards very slightly faded, partial toning to endpapers. An excellent set in the lightly rubbed and nicked jackets with occasional short splits. First US edition of All Quiet on the Western Front, second US printing of The Road Back (printed in the same month as the first US edition). An attractive set in the strikingly designed dust jackets.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        PANSIES:

      London: Privately printed for subscribers by P. R. Stephensen. , 1929. Very sligth wear, about fine. Definitive Edition" (same year as first). "This edition is printed complete, following the original manuscript, according to my wish. [signed] D.H. Lawrence. Copy no. 338 [xiv], 125p. Portrait drawing as frontispiece. Title-page in blue with titles surrounded with brown key design. Bound by Whitman Bennett in purple morocco with marbled sides and endpapers, t.e.g. the spine with gilt titles and simple double rules in the panels with dotted rules on the bands. Original white stiff paper wrappers bound in Roberts A47c

      [Bookseller: First Folio]
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        Souvenir album compiled by a federation of Bulgarian temperance societies.]

      Popovo (Bulgaria), November 1929 - Compiled in the town of Popovo in the wine-growing region of North Eastern Bulgaria, this souvenir album was compiled by a federation of three local temperance societies and given to one 'Monsieur Dr. P. Legrain'. Most of the photographic postcards depict society outings, with large groups of men, women and children usually in outdoor settings in all seasons (including what appear to be very harsh winters). Several of the photographs were taken at harvest time, with copious bunches of grapes in evidence. The context of the presentation is not immediately obvious, though may be apparent in the three long inscriptions in Bulgarian accompanied by the purple inkstamps of each of the societies. 8vo (181 × 111 mm), containing 29 postcards (all but one photographic), manuscript captions and presentation inscriptions, in French and Bulgarian. Original green velvet covered binding (small glue stain to upper cover).

      [Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA]
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        THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD by Oliver Goldsmith

      Harrap 1929 - First edition illustrated by Rackham. In the publisher's deluxe binding. Full leather binding with gilt lettering on spine and upper cover, upper cover has a Rackham illustration depicted in different coloured inlaid leathers. Top edge gilt and pictorial endpapers. In the original card box with printed label. A beautiful, fine example of this delightfully produced book. Protected by the slightly battered box. 12 colour plates and many line drawings in the text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        David Golder

      Bernard Grasset, [1929]. Limited Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Original wraps printed in red and black, in glassine dust jacket; housed in sturdy marbled paper chemise and slipcase. Number 30 from a limited edition of 100 copies "sur velin." Tail of spine and bottom corner lightly bumped, otherwise fine.

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books]
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        Ojfn Majrew-Front Kejn Najs = All Quiet on the Western Front.

      Warsaw: Kletskin, 1929. - 12mo. 240 pp. Yiddish. Good in tan cloth with clear plastic protector. Cover lightly soiled, tanned at edges. Frontispiece portrait of author and translator. Endpapers cracked. First Polish edition, first printing. Translated into Yiddish by Isaac Bashevis Singer. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        THE WELL OF LONELINESS

      New York: Covici-Friede, 1929. First Limited Edition. hardcover. Light rubbing of the silver on the spine, as typical for this title. About Fine in a Near Fine slipcase, uncommon in this condition. The Victory Edition consisting of two large octavo volumes (6-1/4" x 9-3/4") bound in silver-stamped yellow cloth and blue boards printed on Van Gelder handmade paper. Copy #176 of only 225 copies SIGNED by the author. A pioneering book dealing with lesbianism. THE WELL OF LONELINESS provided an open treatment of lesbianism at a time when homosexuality could not be discussed in English books or in the English press. In 1920, the House of Lords declined to amend the criminal laws of England to include lesbians because the Lords would not acknowledge that they even existed. Following its 1928 publication in England, the book was ordered withdrawn from sale by the Secretary of the Home Office. Early in 1929 in New York, Charles Sumner, Secretary of the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice, acting under a warrant, raided the office of the publisher and removed 865 copies remaining from the sixth edition, then raided Macy's(!) book department. This edition contains a summary of the court proceedings by defense attorney Morris Ernst and a one-paragraph Commentary by Havelock Ellis, author of the (also) suppressed 1897 STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, who notes that "apart from its fine qualities as a novel by a writer of accomplished art . . . it is the first English novel which presents, in completely faithful and uncompromising form, one particular aspect of sexual life as it exists among us today." Among the many who protested the suppression of the novel were F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Sherwood Anderson, George Bernard Shaw, E. M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, Rudyard Kipling, and Mrs. Ralph Pulitzer. The book remained contraband in England until 1959.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Dark Star

      Indianapolis, IN: The Bobs-Merrill Company,, 1929. Octavo. Original black cloth, white cloth backstrip, titles to spine in black and red, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. A little pale spotting to boards, top stain faded. An excellent copy in the jacket with faded spine panel, a few minor nicks, and a short closed tear to the lower panel. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Jean Hersholt, a great artist, from the author of this book, Lorna Moon". With the bookplate of the Motion Picture Country House tipped-in above the inscription and two MPCH ink stamps to the front pastedown. The author, Nora Low, grew up in Aberdeenshire but eventually moved to the US and became a Hollywood screenwriter, working on a number of hits in the 1920s, including Mr. Wu starring Lon Chaney, Don't Tell Everything (1921) starring Gloria Swanson, and Her Husband's Trademark (1922), with Gloria Swanson and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, Love (1927), and Anna Karenina starring Greta Garbo. She also wrote two semi-autobiographical literary works: the short story collection Doorways in Drumorty, (1925), and the present novel, Dark Star (1929), which was adapted as the film Min and Bill in 1930. Both were based on her childhood in a small, inward looking town in Scotland and explore similar themes including "the particular codes and conventions created by such a closed community, patterns of surveillance, strictures of public morality, evidence of private despair. They engage with the margins of this world, presenting itinerants, outcasts, and misfits with a distinct lack of sentimentality. Low's work is also striking in its awareness of the position of women in the community: her stories deal with minutiae, with networks of power which operate in apparently insignificant areas" (ODNB). Though Hersholt, one of the leading Hollywood actors of the early 20th century never appeared in a film written by Low, the two may have been acquainted either socially or professionally. The bookplate records that this copy was donated by Hersholt to the Motion Picture Country House, a retirement community for Hollywood figures that, as president of the Motion Picture Relief Fund, he was instrumental in founding in 1940. A lovely copy, uncommon in such nice condition, with an excellent association.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The World Crisis. The Aftermath. [Third Impression]. IN UNCLIPPED dustwrapper

      Thornton Butterworth, [1929]. Roy. 8vo., Third Impression, with 4 folding maps (2 coloured) on japon and 4 full-page maps in the text, some light offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers, front blank preliminary lightly spotted; navy blue cloth, upper board blocked and lettered in blind, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter generally and lightly age-soiled, and with minor loss (just affecting lettering) at head of backstrip. Published three months after the first edition. This scarce work, complete in itself, is either the fourth of fifth volume of The World Crisis depending on your point of view as to the numbering system (see below). 'The World Crisis', Churchill's masterly history of the Great War, is bedevilled by an irritating numbering problem. Since the third volume is in two parts a complete set comprises five logical volumes in six physical volumes. Thus the last two volumes (The Aftermath and The Eastern Front) are constantly referred to as four and five (Woods and most other bibliographies) or five and six (as indicated by the publisher on backstrips). Early issues are very scarce in the dustwrapper. Woods, A31(a). . Catalogs: winston churchill.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        JOLLY JUNGLE JINGLES

      The P. F. Volland Company, Joliet 1929 - (Volland) JOLLY JUNGLE JINGLES by Ottilie Amend with pictures by Eleanore Barte. Joliet: The P. F. Volland Company, (1929). First edition. Green cloth backed full color pictorial boards with no signs of handling or wear. Color pictorial endpapers. [32]pp. The book is a collection of short poems about various jungle and woodland creatures. Each page is boldly illustrated in full color by Eleanore Barte. There is a neat gift inscription on the half title and spotting to both the front and back endpapers and the page adjacent to each. Internally, the rest of the book is very fine. The book comes in the publisher's original pictorial box which is lightly rubbed and has repaired flaps but is still quite nice. The condition of the book is FINE and the condition of the box is VERY GOOD. This large format Volland is rare in the box and in such nice condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        Transition Stories

      New York: Walter V. McKee,, 1929. Twenty-three stories from "transition" selected and edited by Eugene Jolas and Robert Sage. Octavo. Original pictorial boards in black, white, and orange, black cloth backstrip, titles to spine in orange. With the dust jacket. Rubbed and a little toned at extremities. An excellent copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with tanned spine and rear panels. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by both editors and Jolas's wife Marie to Harriet and Perry Culley on the front free endpaper. "To Harriet & Perry Culley, shining members of that younger generation who eventually 'Transition'. Good luck! Paris 1948, Marie Jolas." "To Harriet & Perry Culley with greetings from their friend Gene Jolas." "To my good friends, Harriet & Perry Culley with best wishes always, Robert Sage. Paris, July 21, 1948." Loosely inserted is an autographed letter signed from Kay Boyle to Perry Culley discussing a social visit. Culley was the American Consul General in Paris following the Second World War, and the letter is addressed to him at the US Embassy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        SLEEPING PARTNERS

      Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1929. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good/Good. Illustrated by Aldin, Cecil. Very good condition in an almost very good dustwrapper. Sleeping Partners A Series of Episodes. A series of plates by Aldin featuring what appear to be a Irish Wolfhound and a terrier. Large format. Blue boards, light blue titles. Spine bumped, corners slightly rubbed. Rear free-endpaper is creased. White pictorial wrapper is browned and foxed with slight wear to spine and corners and just a little bit grubby on rear panel. [R]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        A FAREWELL TO ARMS

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First trade edition. Fine/Fine. Hemingway's semi-autobiographical account of an American ambulance driver in an Italian regiment in WWI and his fleeting romance with a British nurse. Quintessential Hemingway, written at the height of his powers. A clean, about Fine copy of the book tight and square with bright gold labels. One small dull spot on front board and darkening on end-papers (as usual). In a fresh, about Fine, price-clipped dust jacket with a faint crease down spine. Jacket bright and beautiful without toning, fading, chips or tears and quite rare as such. First issue without the legal disclaimer on p. x and with Catherine spelled with a "K" on the front flap. Housed in a custom clamshell case. & & "One of the finest prose stylists in English. He captured in stunning stories and novels the uncomfortable realities of his age and forced into public consciousness a realization of the brutalities of war and their lingering psychological affects... His best novels record for all time the emotional turmoil of modern warfare and modern life. It is the integrity of his craft, a richness beyond legend, that will forever endure." (Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates in his closing remarks to the Hemingway Centennial JFK Library, April, 1999). Fine in Fine. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        "This Day in History - Orpheus Invents the Recital, February, 10, 5287 B. C."

      n.p., 1929. Published in "Musical America", February 10, 1929. 13 x 10 inches (sight). Watercolor illustration on board, signed lower left. Framed and matted . Lively, whimsical scene of of musician in a leopard skin toga surrounded by all the animals of the jungle, including a monkey with progamme in hand making a shushing gesture, and a glowering lion. Irvin was the first art editor of the New Yorker magazine and created its first cover and many others. Most of his original art was donated to institutions and rarely comes on the market. "The invaluable Irvin, artist, ex-actor, wit, and sophisticate about town and country, did more to develop the style and excellence of The New Yorker's drawings and covers than anyone else, and was the main and shining reason that the magazine's comic art in the first two years was far superior to its humorous prose" - James Thurber

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Paleface. The Philosophy of the 'Melting-Pot'

      London: Chatto & Windus,, 1929. Octavo. Original black cloth, white cloth backstrip, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Ends of spine tanned, lower corner and edge of upper board bumped, minor spotting to edges of text block. A very good copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with tanning and small chips at the ends of the spine and creases to the front flap. First edition, first impression of this literary analysis of race relations, an enlarged version of an essay originally published in his magazine The Enemy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Autobiography of Lord Alfred Douglas

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

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop]
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        SEVEN FOR A SECRET [ Signed 1st ]

      New York: E. P. Dutton and Company Inc. 1929. Hardcover. Very Good in boards. ; Inscribed read by greta Garbo and Dog, signed by Mary Webb. ; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Etchings and Drypoints by Frank W. Benson: An Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue. Volume Four. (With an original etching, signed)

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press, 1929. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket. Signed by Author. Folio. Gray paper-covered boards backed with a burlap spine, with titles in black letterpress on paper spine label and stamped in black on upper board; pp. [xxii] followed by nearly 100 unnumbered pages, with b/w reproductions throughout, plus an original etching ("Flying Pintail") signed by Mr. Benson inserted as a frontispiece. Copy #75 of an edition of 600 (of which 550 were available for sale). Boards a little soiled with a little chipping at the edges, spine label has small chips and a sizable tide mark, burlap is clean but with a few "pulls," internally clean and bright; overall, perfectly sound and quite attractive, and the original etching is without flaw. The entire catalogue raisonne consists of 285 items, arranged chronologically, providing insight into the artist's evolving talents and interests. Included with each reproduction are meticulous notes concerning its size, medium, number of trial proofs, details regarding the appearance and limitation number of the published version, etc. This volume, the last, contains items numbered 224-285, dated 1923-1928, and concludes with an index to Volume 4 followed by a general index to all four volumes (a fifth supplementary volume was published in 1959).

      [Bookseller: Barnes & Noble Collectibles NYC]
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        Das Zauberboot [Moveable]

      Berlin: Herbert Stuffer, 1929. First edition. Original color pictorial paper covered boards. Famed for its innovative illustration and compostion, "The Magic Boat" has become a classic and sought after early 20th Century Illustrated Chiildren's Book. Fully illustrated in color throughout with four pull-tabs on two separate double-moveable color illustated devices (each comprising two-page assemblies), a moveable hub reveaing rabbits and hedgehogs, adn the scarce and seldom found original perforated stencil (Nicths als Fruchte) at rear in half-page pouch. Benjamin describes this book as "the most beautiful of all new children's books" (Works III, 211). Cover with tread mark stains, binding weakened, hub intact, three of the four tabs are not working and need restoration. Still, a presentable copy which with a little care can be restored to excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        TANAR OF PELLUCIDAR

      New York City: Metropolitan Books. 1929. 1st edition. hb. Small 8vo, pp. 312. Burroughs' 33rd hardback publication. Zeuschner 520. . Bound in blue cloth with black lettering to front board and spine, and black-and-white frontispiece by Paul F. Berdanier. An excellent copy, showing only slight shelf wear, else in near fine condition. The original dust jacket, showing wrap-around full colour art, is present, and it has not been price-clipped. It shows slight edge-chipping, or creasing, light wear to the folds, and is clean and bright. Overall, this is an exceptional copy. .

      [Bookseller: GREENFIELD BOOKS]
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        Langs landeveien.

      Oslo 1929. 8vo. 200 s. Illustrert. Priv. skinnbd.. Morsom håndskrevet hilsen fra Knut Hamsun

      [Bookseller: Thorsens Antikvariat]
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        Wirkungsquantum und Naturbeschreibung.

      Sonderdruck aus Die Naturwissenschaften. 17. Jahrg., Heft 26. Verlag von Julius Springer, Berlin Juni 1929. 4 pages, pp. 483-486. A few underlinings in blue pencil.. With inscription from Niels Bohr on front page of this offprint, "Med venlig hilsen fra Forfatteren" ("Best regards from the Author")

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        Dodsworth

      Harcourt, Brace, New York, 1929. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis. Advance review copy in publisher’s variant orange binding. Publisher: Harcourt, Brace, New York, (1929). Copyright page states: Published March, 1929. Limitation page reads: This is a special edition presented to the trade in advance of publication and is not for sale. Binding is in fine condition. Contents clean. 377 pages. Protected by Mylar. Inventory #12-099.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Discovery Bay Old Books]
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        BLACK CAMEL **SIGNED**

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1929. First Edition per McBride's Guide. Hardcover; in a Brodart mylar cover. Fine/Very Good +; dj has missing piece at head & heel of spine w/ chips to front corners.. SIGNED & warmly inscribed by author on ffep (w/ wonderful hand writing). Also, author added date (1931) & "Waikiki" (a couple of months after the movie came out). I believe this dj is considered a 2nd state 1st edition dj (has article by 'Charlie Chan' on rear panel). M. B. Goldstone bookplate under dj flap on front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Mr. Butterworth's Books]
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        2 typed letters signed.

      Probably New York, 1929. - 4to. Altogether (¾+1 =) 1¾ pp. on 2 ff. To Grace Morse from James B. Pinkerton & Son, concerning an invitation (7 June), and sending some biographical material: "Mr. Isaac Goldberg is keeping me posted about what he is writing and I am sending as much material as I can think of for his articles. If you think it is necessary for me to meet Mr. Costain when Mr. Goldberg comes to New York I shall be glad to be at the meeting [.]" (2 Oct.). - On Gershwin's personalized stationery engraved at head "George Gershwin 33 Riverside Drive, New York City"; marginal splits to center horizontal folds; small damage to edges and slightly browned due to paper.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        MUMMY'S BEDTIME STORY BOOK

      London, Cecil Palmer, (1929).. FIRST EDITION, (1929). 4to, 285 x 230 mm, 11¼ x 8¾ inches, bright colour illustrated boards by King (different upper and lower) blue and yellow pictorial endpapers, 56 pages. Coloured frontispiece, orange and grey title illustration and 11 enchanting full page coloured illustrations plus very pretty smaller monochrome and 2 colour illustrations all around the text in wide borders. The book is dedicated to 'My own Babies and their Daddy'. A clean crisp virtually Fine copy (lacking the glassine dustwrapper). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        THE NEW FORGET-ME-NOT. A Calendar.

      First Edition. Cobden-Sanderson. 1929.. pp141. Demy 8vo. With four coloured plates and text illustrations. Uncut. VG/VG dust jacket. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR This Edition is limited to 360 copies, signed by the Author. This is No.312. The book is quarter blue vellum and somehow this has faded on the spine although the dust jacket has always been in place; a reason for this maybe is that it is deliberately designed so on manufacture, that is, Cobden-Sanderson, a great binder himself sought to reflect the book's title into the binding. A fragment of the glazzine wrapper is still in position, the original dust jacket is complete and near fine. To obtain a Rex Whistler signature is very difficult indeed. US$0

      [Bookseller: John Shotton]
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        English Reports. Full Reprint. 100 Vols

      1929. English Reports. Full Reprint [1220-1873]. Edinburgh and London: William Green & Sons; Stevens & Sons, 1900-1929. Odd/Miscellaneous volumes available. We have 100 (of 178) volumes available. 29 volumes worn original calf repaired with tape, upper black, red and lower black spine labels; 13 volumes original tan buckram, upper black, red and lower black spine labels; 58 volumes bound in green buckram with gilt spine lettering. Light to moderate shelfwear and soiling, hinges of some volumes cracked or starting. Ex-library with stamps. Overall good to very good condition, internally sound. See digital image. USD 1,000.00 or USD 75.00 Each * This record contains volumes: 7; 10; 11; 13; 15; 18; 21 to 34; 43 to 49; 64 to 71; 86 to 92; 100; 103 to 134; 142 to 149; 157 to 166; 168 to 174. The English Reports are a full reprint of all reports (prior to The Law Reports), except the Year Books and the collateral reports of the period, retaining in bracket the original page numbers. "This is a literal reprint of English cases together with their original footnotes...where a decision has been affected by subsequent legislation, the fact has also been mentioned...": Winfield, The Chief Sources of English Legal History 196-197. Marke 14.

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        The Works of Tolstoy. Tolstoy Centenary Edition (Complete in 21 Volumes)

      London: Tolstoy Society / Oxford University Press, 1929. Complete 21 volume set. Published London: Humphrey Milford for the Tolstoy Society / Oxford University Press, 1928-1937. 8vo., 5 1/2" x 7 7/8." Original dark maroon cloth with gilt titles, frontis in each volume. Introductions (many specially written) by Rebecca West, H.G. Wells, Hugh Walpole, Shane Leslie, Robert Hichens, John Galsworthy, St. John Irvine, Harley Granville-Barker, Gilbert Murray, William Lyon Phelps. 1- Life of Tolstoy, First Fifty Years (A. Maude) 2- " Later Years 3- Childhood, Boyhood, Youth (W.L. Phelps) 4- Tales of Army Life 5- Nine Stories 6- War and Peace 1 7- " 2 8- " 3 9- Anna Karenna 1 10- " 2 11- A Confession. The Gospel in Brief 12- Essays on Religion 13- Twenty-Three Tales 14- What Then Must We Do? 15- Ivan Ilych. Hadji Murad 16- The Devil and Cognate Tales 17- Plays 18- What is Art. Essays on Art 19- Resurrection 20- The Kingdom of God. Peace Essays 21- Recollections and Essays Sweating stain discoloration to the cloth along some edges, ocassional color bleed offset to the edges of some pastedowns, else a fine, unworn set. . Hard. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo..

      [Bookseller: The Wild Muse]
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        The Poetry Quartos

      NY: Random House, 1929. First edition. One of 475 copies. Consists of twelve pamphlets of four leaves apiece, each containing a newly-published poem by an American poet. The poets include Robert Frost, Louis Untermeyer, Genevive Taggard, Theodore Dreiser, Conrad Aiken, Vachel Lindsay, "H.D.," and others. Frost's contribution, "The Lovely Shall Be Choosers," is inscribed by Frost on the wrapper to noted book collector Norman Unger. Each pamphlet has a pochoir-colored illustration by Paul Johnston on the wrapper. Together in a printed paper folder, housed in original slipcase patterned by Johnston. All booklets are extremely fine. Folder shows a couple of tiny tears, and slipcase is worn along seams.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        THE WORKS OF J. M. BARRIE; PETER PAN EDITION, SIGNED BARRIE [CT IN 18 VOLS]

      Charles Scribner’s Sons 1929-1941, N Y - frontis'; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Peter Pan Edition. Charles Scribner’s Sons Beige cloth spines & tan paper boards, paper spine labels. Few labels have faint spots, some faint soiling to some spines, interior fresh, in fine condition, spare label inserted at end of each volume. Each volume has frontispiece. #612 of 1,000 Signed by Barrie [total edition 1,030]. Some volumes were published in Beaver Brown cloth and others in a more reddish Sienna brown. All are uniform with others of their shade. This can be seen in the right and left volumes in the picture of the whole set. ; Signed by Author; 42 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Middle Parts of Fortune: Somme & Ancre, 1916 (two volumes)

      Piazza Press, 1929. 1st edition. Hardcover. No 180 of 520 copies only. Issued to subscribers by Peter Davies. Original buckram very slightly rubbed, t.e.g, gilt spine lettering, maroon ribbon markers, handmade paper, pages very clean indeed bar two or three minor minor spots to front text block of volume 1, else both volumes in extremely nice condition throughout, with marbled endpapers as issued. Generally regarded as one of the finest novels to emerge from the horrors of the First World War, Manning's book, based on his own experiences of the trenches, was published anonymously, and reissued for the trade the following year under the title Her Privates We. A very nice example of a scarce title.

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        The Lives of the Noble Grecians & Romans

      The Lives of the Noble Grecians & Romans by Plutarch of Chaeronea; London: The Nonesuch Press, 1929. Five volumes complete. Limited edition; # 681 of which 1050 copies were printed for sale in England 500 copies for sale in America. Translated into English from Amyot's French version by Thomas North. Illustrated by T. L. Poulton. Large 4to (8.25inx12in., 210mmx305mm.) pp, [xxlx], 431, 442, 454, 482, 410.Brown cloth with paper lables to spine. Approx. 10 illustrations per vol. Printed on Arches paper.All volumes are straight, tight, and clean, including hinges and text blocks. A well cared-for set. Small 1/8 inche chips from paper lable corners of vol.1 and vol.5. A hint of rubbing to cloth perimeters. Interiors, including illustrations are fine with the exception of vol.1; Fingerprint size stain to upper pages of 109 to 177, not affecting text or illustrations, else interiors are clean and crisp. No foxing. No previous owner's markings. Over all condition to be fine minus. Suitable for a fine library.

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        TARZAN OF THE APES

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [circa 1929]. An early reprint of the first of the Tarzan books. Illustrated with a silhouette frontispiece. 8vo, publisher’s original red cloth, lettered in black on the upper cover and spine, in the original bright coloured pictorial dustjacket mirroring the first edition and featuring a full wraparound image of Tarzan sitting in a tree overlooking his kingdom. 392 pp. An especially fine copy, the cloth bright and nearly pristine, the jacket in excellent condition with just very minimal edge-wear. AN ESPECIALLY PLEASING COPY, UNCOMMONLY BRIGHT AND FINE. This Grosset and Dunlap issue is a very handsome early reprint of the very first of the famed Tarzan novels. The dustjacket mirrors the original first edition jacket. This novel of a British baby orphaned in the wilds of Africa and raised by apes would set the course for one of the greatest and most revered series in all of modern literature. Burroughs himself wrote 25 truly popular sequels to this, the first book of Tarzan of the Apes, and the number of works in other media are incalculable.

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        Can't Get a Red Bird (First Edition)

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1929. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "Inscribed for Mrs. White / by / Dorothy Scarborough / May 1930." Very Good in a Very Good plus, price-clipped example of the rare dust jacket. Jacket is lightly toned at the spine, with some light chipping along the top edge, no titling affected.& & An important proletarian novel set in the world of cotton-growers in Texas, the locale for most of the author's fiction. Scarborough was also a noted folklorist, known especially for her field work in the world of folk music from the southern highlands of North Carolina and in Texas. Her other novels include "The Wind," a feminist classic that was the basis for the famous 1928 silent film. The only jacketed copy with have ever seen. Hanna 3134.

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        Sand - The Story of A Man and A Horse

      New York: Charles Scribner, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. Scarce signed first edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering and small cowboy illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking; hint of lean. Pages and edges are clean. Signed and dated by author on front free endpaper. Illustrated by the author. 328 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), age-toning, very shallow chipping at top spine edge, tiny chips at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a black stallion and a young man, a spoiled son of a foolish mother and an all-too-busy father, who stumbles into a cow camp. He realizes then how contemptible he is, and begins to change his life through the capture of the stallion and the heroine of the story, a daughter of an old rancher.

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        Die Wiener Werkstätte 1903 - 1928. Modernes Kunstgewerbe und sein Weg

      Wien, Krystall 1929.. quadr.-gr.-8°. (23 x 22 cm.). 73 Bll. Mit 175, tls. farb. Abb. Zweifarbiger Orig.-Reliefpappband in Orange und Schwarz nach Entwurf von Wally Wieselthier und Gudrun Baudisch Etw. berieb. Tlw. leicht fleckig. Schweiger, S. 124 - Festschrift zum 25-jährigen Bestehen der Wiener Werkstätte. Das Buch wurde nach Angaben von Josef Hoffmann gestaltet. Jede Seite weist individuelle typographische Gestaltung, zumeist in den Farben Rot, Schwarz, Gold und Silber, auf. Illustrierter Vorsatz. In zahlr., meist farb. Abbildungen wird ein Querschnitt durch die Erzeugnisse der Wiener Werkstätte und deren Künstler wie Gudrun Baudisch, Carl Otto Czeschka, Mathilde Flögl, Josef Hoffmann, Hilda Jesser, Gustav Klimt, Maria Likarz, Berthold Löffler, Kolo Moser, Dagobert Peche, Susi Singer, Max Snischek, Vally Wieselthier, J. E. Wimmer und Julius Zimpel gegeben.

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        Seventy-Five Years in California. A History of Events and Life in California: Personal, Political and Military; Under the Mexican Regime; During the Quasi-Military Government of the Territory by the United States, and After the Admission of the State to the Union

      San Francisco: John Howell, 1929. First edition thus. Quarter linen over paper covered boards, paper spine label. A near fine copy, tiny chip to paper covering at tip of fore edge. . 4to. Signed by the editor and publisher. No. 150 of the Author's Section of the Argonaut Edition (limited to 50 copies). Extra-illustrated with 18 additional items (and typed index) including a n original copy in pencil of a manuscript of the author, "Early Recollections of San Francisco and Bay and River Navigation." a wonderful work. "Most valuable of all Californian reminiscences," Howes, p. 153. Provenance: From the library of Kenneth E. Hill, with his bookplate. Howes D136. Cowan, p. 160. Zamorano 80: 27. Kurutz 170b. Rocq 9091.

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        NORTH OF BOSTON

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, (Jan. 1929). Second Edition. Hardcover. Owner name and address on the rear endpaper. Spine quite dull with the lettering barely visible. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. Cloth-backed boards. Later Printing of Frost's second book. Portrait frontispiece of the author. SIGNED by the poet on the title page with one of his most famous lines, from the first poem in the book "Mending Wall": "Something there is that doesn't love a wall./Robert Frost." A small (2-3/4" x 4") original photograph of Frost in a suit standing before a tree is pasted to the front endpaper.

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        John Rowe. An Eighteenth Century Boston Angler

      Boston: Privately Printed by the Cosmos Press, 1929. First edition, one of 150 copies. 8vo. 32 pp. Half green cloth and marbled boards. Minor edge wear, else fine. Biscotti, p. 342 . Selections of extracts on angling from the diaries of John Rowe (1715-1787), wealthy Boston merchant

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        Sartoris (Inscribed and signed 'Bill Faulkner'!)

      NY: Harcourt, Brace , 1929. 1st edition, w/ no indication of any other printing. Hardcover. Extremities rubbed; mild binding roll. Good, secondhand condition, improved by facsimile first edition dust jacket. The author's scarce fourth book, one of only 1998 printed. INSCRIBED and signed by the author: "To Frances Eubanks, from Bill Faulkner, 25 June 1929." Authenticity unconditionally guaranteed. Faulkner's signature in this book has been compared to numerous samples and certified by a well-known expert. Book is returnable for full refund if, at any time in the future, the inscription is determined not to be genuine.

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        HUDSON RIVER BRACKETED

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1929 8vo. [4], 559, [3] pp. Publisher's gilt-stamped black cloth. First edition, first issue with [1] on the final page. A near fine example [rear hinge strengthened, neat name dated 1929 on the ffe.] in a fine, bright mustard yellow dustwrapper with a little expert conservation at the extremities. Binding A. Garrison A43.I.a. Lovely copy & a Wharton personal favourite.. 1st Edition.

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        Cambridge Poetry, 1929

      [London:] Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press,, 1929. Octavo. Original blue-grey paper boards, titles and decoration printed in black. Covers a little faded, an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. With the erratum slip loosely inserted. No. 8 in the Hogarth Living Poets, First Series and the last volume in this series to have the Vanessa Bell designed covers. One of the contributors George Reavey's copy, signed by him and 19 of the contributors on the endpapers, including Richard Everhart, T. H. White, William Empson, Robin Fedden, Ronald Bottrall and others.

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        A FAREWELL TO ARMS

      1929. Fine. HEMINGWAY, Ernest. A FAREWELL TO ARMS. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition, second printing, (with disclaimer). Just about a fine copy in a first issue dust jacket, slightly rubbed and edgeworn, with a few nicks and edge tears. The verso of the jacket is tape reimforced at the bottom of the spine and the spine is a bit darkened. The second printing was the only printing to include the disclaimer and is often referred to as the second issue. (Hanneman A8a: note).

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        Magick in Theory and Practice. [Book Four, Part Three] By the Master Therion (being part III of Book 4).

      Paris: Printed at the Lecram Press, 1929.. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Four volumes, large octavos (280 x 190mm) pp. xxxi, 436 (continous pagination). Original orange paper wraps, printed in black to upper. Colour plate to first volume and further tables and diagrams to volume four. Some fading to spines, with chipping to the head and foot, particularly of volume I. Pages clean and unmarked. Uncut pages 164/165 carelessley opened, resulting in loss to fore-edge, not touching text. A very good example of Crowley's magnum opus, much better than usually seen. d'Arch Smith: Books of the Beast [p.15];Yorke [62 C(a)]

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        Zur Quantendynamik der Wellenfelder I-II (all published)

      Berlin: Julius Springer, 1929-30. First editions, first printings. A fine set, in the original wrappers, of the two papers in which Heisenberg and Pauli gave &#147;for the first time the foundations for quantum electrodynamics in the way we know it today.&#148; (Abraham Pais). <br/><br/> & &#147;Three years before the discovery of the positron Heisenberg and Pauli &#150; in two papers &#145;Zur Quantenmechanik der Wellenfelder&#146; and &#145;Zur Quantenmechanik der Wellenfelder II&#146; of 29 March and 7 September 1929, respectively &#150; took a decisive step forward to develop a consistent theory of quantum electrodynamics.&#148; (Mehra & Milton). <br/><br/>& &#147;Heisenberg&#146;s foremost scientific concern after 1927 involved the search for a consistent extension of the quantum formalism that would yield a satisfactory unification of quantum mechanics and relativity theory. This required the formulation of a covariant theory of interacting particles and fields that accounted for elementary processes at high energies and small distances. In 1929, drawing upon the work of Dirac, Jordan, Oskar Klein, and others, Heisenberg and Pauli succeeded in formulating a general gauge-invariant relativistic quantum field theory by treating particles and fields as separate entities interacting through the intermediaries of field quanta.<br/><br/> & &#147;The formalism led to the creation of a relativistic quantum electrodynamics, equivalent to that developed by Dirac, which, despite its puzzling negative energy states, seemed satisfactory at low energies and small orders of interaction. But at high energies, where particles approach closer than their radii, the interaction energy diverged to infinity. Even at rest, a lone electron interacting with its own field seemed to possess an infinite self-energy, much as it did in classical electrodynamics. Attention was directed to the resolution of such difficulties for more than two decades.&#148; (DSB under Heisenberg). <br/><br/>& &#147;Heisenberg and Pauli were well aware of the shortcomings of their theory: the divergence difficulties and the problem of negative energies for the electron. However, the importance of the Heisenberg-Pauli theory cannot be exaggerated; it opened the road to a general theory of quantized fields and thereby prepared the tools, albeit not perfect ones, for the Pauli-Fermi theory of beta-decay and for the meson theories.&#148; (Mehra & Milton). <br/><br/>& Mehra & Milton, Climbing the Mountain: The Scientific Biography of Julian Schwinger, pp. 186-87; Pais, On the Dirac theory of the electron. An annotation, in Werner Heienberg: Collected Works, Vol. AII, pp.95-105.& 8vo: 229 x 156 mm. In: Zeitschift für Physik, vol. 56, no. 1-2, pp. 1-61; vol. 59, no. 3-4, pp. 168-90. The two complete issues offered here in the original printed wrappers, some light wear to the spine strip of the first issue and two small pieces missing from the lower left corner (front and rear), otherwise very fine with no stamps or other markings. Rare in such fine condition.

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