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        A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN

      New York/London: The Fountain Press/The Hogarth Press, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Light wear to tips of spine which is mildly sunned; gilt strong. Very Good. This edition preceded the English edition (both trade and signed) by three days. Original cinnamon cloth. Copy #392 of only 492 numbered copies SIGNED by the author of this important and desirable title, a compelling essay on women and writing that has become a classic feminist text. “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction,” said Woolf, “and that, as you will see, leaves the great problem of the true nature of woman and the true nature of fiction unsolved.”

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        I Thought of Daisy

      New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Octavo. Original dark blue boards, titles to upper board and spine in light blue. With the dust jacket. Endpapers lightly browned, small split to foot of spine, white dust jacket age toned, more so to the spine, corners and spine tips nicked. First edition, first printing. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "To Alice and Christian Gauss from their friend Edmund Wilson August 1929." Gauss was a professor at Princeton. Wilson and F. Scott Fitzgerald were part of his French literature class through the autumn of 1915. Axel's Castle was shaped by Gauss's lectures on the 19th century.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        L' amour en Suisse romande *

      René et ses Amis, Lausanne (11.1929). - Broché 22 x 24, couverture imprimée bicolore. C'est dans la sous catégorie de dix nominatifs hors commerce que se trouve le nôtre, au nom imprimeur Georges Jaccard. René Fonjallaz est vraisemblablement celui qui, sous le pseudo de "Ené", est au berceau du Verseau avec ses "Histoires sérieuses" qui en est en quelque sorte le 1er livre (tiré à 33 ex., bonjours Cendrars) et le prétexte à sa création, puisque Gilliard en voyant ce petit volume si bien imprimé en fut alléché et proposa une oeuvre inédite à y faire paraître, pour autant qu'on lui trouve une raison sociale littéraire, etc. Son père, colonel de droite qui ne dut pas répudier son garnement de fiston via cet essai aux côté d' Oltramare, avait accepté de lui financé le titre précité. Dire que le Verseau, qui deviendra l'un des plus audacieux éditeurs romands, puise ses racines dans un milieu conservateur est plutôt amusant.Le remarquable dessin original, copieusement aquarellé, signé et légendé par Vincent Vincent, figure un couple amoureux sous les étoiles, ou sous la neige, entre Genève et Lausanne qui sont les deux pôles d'attraction de cet essai informel.Le premier traité par le deuxième auteur dédie le chapitre "Education des filles" à Léon Savary et nous informe que le B.I.T. n'est pas un lieu de plaisir.Dans l'épilogue traitant du second par le troisième, ce dernier avoue s'être joyeusement débarrassé d'un nu d'Auberjonois, un "machin gagné dans une tombola", avant d'évoquer le jour où Lausanne aura cent mille habitants.C'est chose faite. Image visible sur site céleste. Édition originale. Parmi 21 exemplaires de tête sur Hollande, L'un des 4 enrichis d'un dessin inédit après l'unica qui en compte 3 en sus d'une lettre manuscrite de chacun des auteurs, avant 55 Montgolfier.

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        Mes propriétés *

      J.O.Fourcade, Paris 20.11.1929. - Broché, couverture imprimée. Couverture un peu défraîchie avec petit manque en bas du dos. Contient l'admirable texte "La simplicité". A relire et relier. Édition en grande partie originale. L'un des 250 vergé antique Hollande numérotés, après 20 Japon.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Antigone, 1929.

      S.n. 1929 - - S.n., Paris-Lapras _1929, (2) 49pp. in-4, en feuilles. - Manuscrit autographe complet de 49 pages rédigées et foliotées à l'encre noire sur le recto. Quelques corrections autographes de l'auteur. Chemise autographe portant le titre et les dates : Paris - 4 juillet 1929 et Lapras - 22 août 1929. Adaptation inédite de la tragédie de Sophocle, en trois actes et en vers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Building Plans and Elevation for a Building for James H. Hjul on 7th St. between 7th and Langton St., San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, June - July, 1929. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 18" x 40". 8 sheets. Job #191. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        EL TACTO FERVOROSO 1929 - 1930.

      - 4º menor (21 cm.) 134 p. Encuadernación en holandesa piel con nervios y dorados en el lomo. Buen estado, cubiertas algo sucias. Lugar: Madrid, Editorial: C.I.A.P., (Imp. Viuda de P. Pérez), Año: [1930] Edición: 1 Edición

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA MARGARITA DE DIOS]
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        Autograph musical quotation from the composer's Concerto Gregoriano, signed in full

      Oblong octavo, 89 x 151 mm. Two measures, with "Concerto Gregoriano" and "Alleluja!" at head. Dated Budapest, November 9, 1929. Notated in black ink on a portion of an album leaf. Also signed by Else Respighi. Slightly worn; browned at edges; ink slightly faded. . "Despite the eclecticism and uneven quality of his output as a whole, the colourful inventiveness of his most successful works has won them an international popularity unmatched by any other Italian composer since Puccini..."& & "... The best known of the overtly abstract compositions whose use of plainsong-like material followed on from the Tre preludi is the Concerto gregoriano for violin and orchestra (1921), whose central movement features the familiar Easter sequence Victimae paschali. Elsewhere in the work the allusions to plainchant are more fleeting and disguised; the quasi-pastoral result parallels some of the more calmly modal music of Vaughan Williams." John C.G. Waterhouse et al in Grove online225

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Croquis d'animaux *

      J. Hecht, Paris 1929. - En feuilles sous cartable demi toile à attaches 33 x 43, pièce de titre gravée au premier plat sous fenêtre découpée, triple rabat. Portefeuille charmant contenant une suite d'image japonisantes d'une belle pureté d'exécution: bisons, morses, pingouins, ours blanc, gazelle, girafes, et, parmi les volants, ibis, faisans et flamands.Pour cabinets d'estampes ou musées d'histoire naturelle.Notre exemplaire, comme c'est bien précisé ci dessus, ne possède donc évidemment pas les dessins originaux ni les suites, réservés au seul numéro 1. Edtition originale, L'un des 100 exemplaires numérotés (95) sur Montval cuve bleuté filligrané au Brochet, après 1 unique avec les dessins originaux, la suite des épreuves d'états et une double suite des états définitifs et quelques exemplaires d'artiste.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        MANUSCRIPT SHIP'S LOG OF 'RRS DISCOVERY' IN ANTARCTIC WATERS WITH FIVE LARGE HURLEY PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE SHIP

      1929. Collection of manuscript and photographic materials from the British Australian (and) New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition including the meteorological log of 'Discovery' off Kerguelen and Heard Islands, five Frank Hurley photographs of the ship, two scientific reports signed by their respective authors and a book signed and inscribed by John King Davis, the captain of the ship. This manuscript material stems from the 1929-30 BANZARE Expedition under the leadership of Sir Douglas Mawson and consists of the Discovery's large folio size , 32 page meteorological log (16 x 11 in), kept in the hand of the captain J.K. Davis while off Kerguelen and Heard Islands in 1929 and 1930. It is titled: 'Abstract of Meteorological Log. Kept on Board "Discovery" at Heard Island and Kerguelen Island between November 12th and December 3rd 1929 and between February 8th and March 2nd, 1930.' It bears the Department of Defence, Hydrographic Branch, stamp dated 30.10.30. Laid in is a blank piece of headed paper bearing the expedition's letterhead. The 5 Frank Hurley photographs, each measuring 6.5 x 9.5 in. depict Discovery's fore deck and riggings, 3 officers in naval dress one of which is the captain J.K. Davis, and Discovery in harbour as well being tugged out of harbour. Printed materials consist of J.K. Davis' book 'High Latitude' in dustjacket, signed and inscribed by Davis to Captain L. Williams, Discovery Scientific Reports inscribed by author D. Dilwyn John to W.T. Rees and Discovery Scientific Report signed and inscribed by author G.W. Tyrell to P.G.H Buswell. The lot all in very good condition contained in an archival box for extra protection. .

      [Bookseller: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts, ]
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        A Room of One's Own

      London: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 1929. Rust coloured cloth, gilt spine titles. A smudge or two within the text, and a dot stain to the fore-edge of the first 5 leaves, otherwise a clean, sharp copy in the fragile pink dust jacket printed in navy-blue by Vanessa Bell. Dust wrapper is tanned primarily at the spine with chips to the tips, top-edge and head of spine, piece containing the publisher's imprint missing from tail of spine, otherwise a good copy. Kirkpatrick A12(b).. First Trade Edition. Cloth. Very Good +/Good +. 12mo.

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        Pansies Poems

      London: P. R. Stephensen, 1929. First edition. Original Wraps. Original paper wrappers, printed in red and black. Fine in chipped green slipcase./No Dust Jacket. 125 pages. 21.5x 15 cm. Limited edition privately printed for subscribers, copy 329 of 500, "following the original manuscript, according to my wish." Signed in blue ink by Lawrence. Slight browning spine head and foot. Crisp, clean copy.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        THE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN STORY BOOK

      Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1929. 1st edition.. Hardback. Nearly Fine/Very Good. Illustrated by Shepard, E.H.. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper. From When We Were Very Young, Now We are Six, Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner. Light blue cloth. Gilt titles and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 171 pages plus publisher adverts. Spine very slightly bumped, corners very lightly rubbed. Foxspots to textblock edges. Contents beautifully bright and clean. In scarce very attractive pictorial dustwrapper which has just a couple of almost imperceptible marks and s few nicks at corners. A beautiful copy, rare in original wrapper. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        The Christopher Robin Story Book

      Methuen & Company (1929), London - Original blue cloth, bordered, illustrated and lettered in gilt. Illustrated endpapers. Drawings and decorations by E. H. Shepard. The dust jacket has some very minor chipping at the head of the spine and one short closed tear at the bottom edge of the front panel near the spine hinge. This is a remarkably clean, bright and beautiful copy of a book rarely found in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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        Textes Historiques - Histoire Politique de la Chine, depuis l'origine jusqu'en 1929. Tome I et II

      Sienhsien (Hokienfu), Imprimerie de la Mission Catholique Hien Hien, 1929, 3e édition revue et complétée. - 1 fort volume, 1067 pp., texte chinois en parallèle avec la traduction française, cartes et illustrations dans le texte, reliure moderne plein cuir noir, très bon état.

      [Bookseller: INDOSIAM RARE BOOKS]
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        THE MURDER OF AN OLD MAN

      London: Methuen, 1929 First Edition of the author's first Major Gregory Lewis mystery. A bright, fresh copy in brown cloth, (small blemish to the rear board), black titles and rules lacking the rather scarce dustwrapper. 8vo. 244 pp. + 8 pp. of adverts. Barzun & Taylor, A Catalogue Of Crime. Steinbrunner & Penzler, Encyclopedia Of Mystery And Detection.. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        TOAD OF TOAD HALL: A PLAY FROM KENNETH GRAHAME'S BOOK 'THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS'

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, (1929). First Edition. Hardcover. Minor edgewear. Near Fine in two dustwrappers, both with minor chipping, one rather darkened and grubby and the other, protected by it, bright and clean. Large Paper Edition, octavo (7" x 9-1/4") bound in the original 1/4 blue cloth and cream color paper-covered boards with a paper label on the front and an extra label tipped in at the rear, uncut. This is copy #145 of 200 copies SIGNED by both Milne and Grahame. The first dramatization based on THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, here in its uncommon deluxe format.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Le livre des bêtes qu'on appelle sauvages *

      B.Grasset, Paris 11.3.1929. - Broché, couverture imprimée, étui (un peu défraîchi) demi toile 24 x 20 titré au dos. Ce grand classique de la littérature animalière, qui fera l'objet de moult éditions illustrées, dans l'exemplaire le meilleur que l'on puisse trouver: numéro 1. Groaww ! Édition originale. L'un des 7 exemplaires de tête numéroté (1) sur Montval, avant 9 Annam, 30 Arches et 80 Lafuma, tous réimposés, suivis de 410 Alfa.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Antiform

      Berlin: Buchdruckerei Josef Berggrun, 1929 252 pages with tables and diagrams. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6n 1/2") issued in red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. A C White's Christmas series with greetings tipped in and errata laid in. From the library of Edgar Holliday. Parallel German and English text.(Betts: 31-15) 1st edition. This work explains the antiform theory (the transformation of chess themes, their reversal) in detail and gives 151 examples of antiform transformation problems, grouped by themes as follows: Logical combinations and their antiforms. Indirect combinations in attack and their antiforms. Direct combinations in attack and their antiforms. Direct combinations in defense and their antiforms. Anti-interference themes. Indirect combinations in defense and their antiforms. The Roman theme and its antiform. Metaforms. Complete antiforms. Condition: Recased with original spine laid on. Corners bumped, spine gilt dulled. Edgard Holladay's signature on front paste down with some occasional notes by him else a very good copy of an association piece.. First Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. Royal octavo.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector]
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        Caméléon *

      Emile-Paul Frères, Paris 21.3.1929. - 2 tomes brochés, couverture de papier simili lézard rempliée, étiquettes de titre contrecollées, étui vieux rose à rabats orné d'un caméléon vert au premier plat, accordé aux attaches satinées. Dos un brin défraîchi avec quelques accrocs aux charnières. Deux plaquettes pour deux visions du fabuleux animal 'pataphysique à langue de gidouille, en un livrobjet ravissant. Image visible sur site céleste. Édition originale. L'un des 50 exemplaires numéroté sur Japon Impérial, outre 3 Vieux japon et 200 vergé de Hollande.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Une nuit dans la forêt *

      Éditions du Verseau, Lausanne 12.12.1929. - Broché 34 x 26, couverture imprimée. Rousseurs habituelles au dernier plat. Ce premier fragment d'une autobiographie, dédié à Raymone, se présente sous une somptueuse couverture or-angée illustrée d'un verseau, le tout n'étant pas sans rappeler les livres de la Sirène (que d'eau, que d'eau !). Blaise n'a jamais caché son antipathie pour les illustrations de ce livre; dans une lettre à l'éditeur, il demande la suppression d'une planche - la 4ème probablement qui ne figure que dans l'édition sur japon - bien que personnellement il n'en garderait aucune, ce pourquoi sans doute il arrive de trouver des exemplaires vierges de toute image et probablement réalisés pour apaiser l'écrivain. C'est aussi le cas du tirage réservé au service de presse.L'avantage de ce dernier est d'éviter, hormis en couverture, les systématiques piqûres présentes sur l'Auvergne basique.Que ceux qui le préfèrent sur ce support se rassurent, nous en disposons généralement aussi sur demande. Édition originale. Exemplaire du S[ervice de] P[resse] ainsi marqué, sur vergé teinté, outre 1 Vieux-Japon unique très truffé, 20 Japon semi-truffés, 450 Auvergne et 25 hors commerce.

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        Jack Dempsey: The Idol of Fistiana, An Intimate Narrative (First Edition, signed by Jack Dempsey)

      New York: The Ring Publishing Co, 1929. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by Jack Dempsey on the front endpaper. Not to be confused with the much more common Author's Autograph Edition. Very Good lacking dust jacket. Light rubbing to spine ends, joints, and corners,with a tiny bit of loss at the upper front joint, a bumped bottom front corner, and mild soil. A very presentable copy.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Perfumery and Essential Oil Record. Volume XX. 13 Issues

      London: John C.Umney, 1929 This is a very good hardcover copy, a bound volume, containing 13 issues of this rare journal. The 12 monthly issues plus a Special Number brought out in August. All covers bound in. The pea-green cloth covers have titles and the journal masthead device in gilt to the front cover. Generally clean outside, but spine tips frayed, top and bottom front corners worn and the spine rear outside hinge worn. Binding firm and tight. All 12 monthly issues plus the special number with articles and advertisements from the trade. Occasional illustrations, but mostly articles, notes on firms and producers, new products, soaps, confectionery, mineral water and tobacco trades, etc. A wealth of information on the trade in 1929. The journal was founded by John C.Umney in 1910, with Volume 1, and continued through Volume 60 in 1969. This volume edited by Archibald C.Merrin. Contains the index for the year. Bound volumes quite rare. 11" high X 8" wide, each issue about 36 pages. . Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        The Collected Poems

      London, Martin Secker,, 1929. 2 volumes, octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to upper boards and spines gilt, top edges stained brown. Some browning endleaves but an excellent set. Second impressions. With Vita Sackville-West's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper of the first volume, "Evelyn from Vita Xmas 1931". The recipient was the journalist Evelyn Irons. By 1931 Irons had become the editor of the Features page on the Daily Mail. In March of that year she arranged to interview Vita Sackville-West in London. Three days later she was invited to Sissinghurst and soon after the two became lovers. The relationship was quite short-lived but the friendship persisted up to Vita's death in 1962.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Pansies: Poems

      London: Privately Printed, 1929. One of 500 numbered [#370] and signed copies printed for subscribers bound into printed wrappers. In the original ricepaper jacket, which has some light wear to the outer extremities. Cased in custom slipcase.. Limited Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

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        Germinal

      - Javal et Bourdeaux, Paris. 1929. In-4In-4 Raisin. En feuillets, Sous emboîtage. Très bon état. Couv. fraîche. Dos impeccable. Intérieur frais. tirage unique limité à 60 exemplaires sur japon impérial (n° 53), 542 pp., illustré de 30 compositions en couleurs de Jean Oberlé, reproduites en fac-similé par Jacomet, en feuillets, sous couverture rempliée, exemplaire enrichi d'un original de Jean Oberlé, une suite en noir des compositions de Jean oberlé, 30 eaux-fortes de L. Ibels, tirées en 2 états, dont un avec remarques et signature de l'illustrateur et un en noir destinées à compléter l'illustration de notre édition dans une interprétation différente, sous chemise et étui moderne, bel et rare exemplaire très frais ! Carteret IV 412, Monod 11596,

      [Bookseller: M.J.B. S.A.S., Librairie TOP DUCK]
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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. Vignette engraved title page. Slight partial tanning to corners, ends and endpapers, single hinge breached within; an excellent copy. 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 has a newspaper-clipped portrait of Yeats (with an extremely stern expression) laid in.

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        [Association Copy] A Florentine Christmas of a Century Ago

      Florence: Giulio Giannini & Son, 1929. Third edition. 12mo. Patterned color paper wraps, printed label on cover. Color frontis, one engraving, borders in green and orange. An amazing and exceedingly rare association between two of the three principal female Brandywine artists, Violet Oakley and Elizabeth Shippen Green (the other was J.W. Smith). Signed in attractive cursive hand across the whole the front free endpaper: "Merrie Christmas Greetings/ to/ Elizabeth- the Queen/ and/ Huger- the King/ from Violet/ "Cogslea"/ December/ 1930." Huger, of course, referring to Elizabeth Shippen Green's husband, Huger Elliot. A monumental and endearing inscription. Association copies of books between the Brandywine artists are vanishingly scarce. Book is fine.

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        Vierteljahrsschrift der Astronomischen Gesellschaft, Jg. 50 (1915) – 64 (1929). Auch Einzelbände erhältlich. Also particular volumes available.

      Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1915 – 1929. - Führende deutsche Zeitschrift zur Astronomie. de 13000 Die schönen Bände in tadellosem, geradezu neuwertigem Zustand. Auch innen neuwertige Exemplare, Seiten frisch und fleckenfrei. Sehr schöne, ästhetische Reihe dieser äußerst seltenen, ansonsten nur noch in Einzelheften erhältlichen Zeitschrift. Weitere Fotos sowie weitere seltene Fachzeitschriften-Angebote zur Astronomie und Physik auf der Homepage des Antiquariats. Einzelband (single volume): EUR 240,00. Braune (1915 – 1922) sowie schwarze (1923 – 1929) Halbleinenbände mit schwarzgeprägten bzw. goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Buchdeckel in sehr schöner mehrfarbiger Marmorierung und mit Leinenecken. Format: 23 x 15 cm. Jeweils drei Jahrgänge in einem Band gebunden.

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon]
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        AFFICHE : MAROC COMPAGNIE GENERALE DE TRANSPORTS ET DE TOURISME AU MAROC CHEMIN DE FER DE PARIS A ORLEANS

      - Date : 1929. Dimensions : 63,5x100cm. Imp : Lucien Serre & Cie, Paris. Condition : entoilée A. Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        Susanna (The Foot Bath)

      New York, 1929. Limited. unbound. Lithograph. Signed in pencil. Image measures 8" x 5.5". Sheet measures 16" x 11.75". Matted with archival corners. This print by Rockwell Kent depicts a woman washing her feet in a river, one leg in the water and the other bent up onto the shore. The background is lush with stylized foliage, and the woman appears to gaze contemplatively at the water in front of her. This image appeared in Kent's 1933 "Rockwellkentiana," and the print is from an edition of 100. It is in good condition with wide margins. It has been professionally matted with archival hinging. Crease in the lower portion of the sheet, not affecting the image. Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) was an American realist painter from Tarrytown, New York. Kent spent his life in a variety of places, including Maine, Newfoundland, Alaska, Greenland, and South America. His paintings, lithographs, and woodcuts often portray aspects of a life lived in nature and are collected today by major museums throughout the country. Kent was also a prolific writer and illustrator who produced several books. This print in a beautiful example of his work.

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        The Message of a Master (1st)

      Broadway and Sansome Streets, San Francisco, Calif: California Press, 1929-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Rare First Edition. Good+ (5 of 10) Hardcover bound book. Small Blue boards. No DJ, likely issued without. There is no title printed on the spine. Vintage ink gift inscription on fly "From one Air Pal to another ------ Air Pal Sept 20 - 1930, Seattle, Washington. no other interior marks. Some browning to the flys, minor spot stain to top & rear board. The spine has some roll/lean/twist to it. light rubbing to corners, minor shelf wear, [The Message of a Master is the story of a seemingly miraculous change that takes place in a man after he meets a true master of life. He learns, and shares with us, teachings that allow him to develop his powers so that he can accomplish anything he desires using 'manifesting'.] [Likely the same John McDonald (1906-1998) who was an editor and writer for Fortune magazine for three decades and the ghostwriter for Alfred P. Sloan's My Years with General Motors. He was also the author of books on business, game theory, and fly fishing.]. * * * * * * * * * * {FREE Media Mail Shipping! Images available for any item, just ask. Any images shown next to the listing that have our www.aCastleofBooks.com watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. Our Packing Slips do not contain any pricing information so you may order items as Gifts or for Dropship without concern. We ship every Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning. All items subject to prior sale. Why the odd prices? We run a percent discount for our Biblio listings, which insures Biblio has our lowest prices online, but does give odd change.}

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        GOOD-BYE TO ALL THAT

      1929 - [this copy signed by Graves] An Autobiography. London: Jonathan Cape, (1929). Original salmon cloth, with dust jacket. First Edition, first (unexpurgated) issue, of "one of the finest books about World War I" [CGEL] -- a book that captures the sense of resulting disillusionment of his entire generation. ~GOOD-BYE TO ALL THAT, an English poet's effort to write the freezing and inhibiting memories of the war out of his mind, ought to prove one of the most enduring indictments by an individual of a system of society that failed, in a moment of crisis, to take the individual into consideration at all. [from the contemporary New York Times Book Review]~Graves had gone to the front while still in his teens; after a shell blast he was reported as killed, and as a result he had the misfortune of reading his own obituary before he was 21. He suffered from shell-shock for about a decade thereafter. He broke with his family's "respectability" when in 1926 he chose to live openly with the American poet Laura Riding -- along with his first wife and their children. GOOD-BYE TO ALL THAT was such a success that, after years of impoverishment, he and Laura (after her suicide attempt) were able to settle on the island of Mallorca. (On the eve of World War II she ran off with the American poet Schuyler Jackson, he returned to England to marry Beryl Hodge, and in 1946 he and Beryl went back to spend the rest of their lives in his beloved village of Deya on Mallorca.) ~The suppressed first issue includes the passage about Siegfried Sassoon's mother's inability to cope during the war (lines 11-19 on p. 290). It also includes "the most terrible of his [Sassoon's] war-poems" on pp 341-343. It has been suggested (by Faber & Foyle, among others) that only about 100 copies of this first issue reached the public before it was suppressed and replaced with the usual, expurgated issue (in which patterns of asterisks replace the expurgated passages). In fact, Higginson says this issue could be termed "a pre-publication state, rather than a true first edition," though he acknowledges that it is also "generally considered the collector's impression."~This copy is in fine condition; the dust jacket is near-fine (two shallow chips at the top corners of the spine, but otherwise whole and clean). The front free endpaper is SIGNED BY GRAVES in 1968 (in Deya, Mallorca). An exemplary copy of an important book. Higginson A32a. Housed in a morocco-backed clamshell case. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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        ... et les seins mouraient... édition ornée d'un frontispice par Miro

      Marseille: Les Cahiers du sud, 1929. Livre. Illus. by Joan Miro. Comme neuf. Couverture souple. Ed. originale. Marseille, Les Cahiers du sud, 1929. 19,5 x 14,5 cm, in-8, 105 pp., frontispice en noir par Miro, broché. Edition originale. L'un des 12 exemplaires sur vélin Lafuma, deuxième papier après 10 Madagascar et avant 400 sur alfa (n° III, paraphé GB). Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une deuxième épreuve du frontispice, celle-ci volante et sur alfa. Exemplaire comme neuf et non coupé. .

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Le Temple d'Angkor Vat.

      G. Van Oest, 1929-32., Paris, - I: L'Architecuture du Monument. II: La Sculpture Ornementale du Temple. III: La Galerie des Bas-Reliefs. Folio. 36.5 x 27.5cm. 3 vols. in 7. 41, 18, 12, 6pp. 604 plates, some folding. (The Plates No. 370, 396, 516 & 604 are not published). 16 plans. Bound in full leather, ex-library stamped on each title-page and plates of Vol. I/1-2, amd II/2. A Complete fine set. (L'Ecole Francaise d'Extreme-Orient, Memoires Archeologiques, 2) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Isseido Booksellers, ABAJ, ILAB]
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        The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes

      Nonesuch Press, London 1929 - 5 volumes.Translated out of the Greeke into French and translated out of the French into Englishe by Thomas North. With the 15 supplementary lives of 1603. Limited to 1550 copies. Tan buckram boards Top edge gilt.Paper labels to spines edgewear only. Good set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        CHANT DES PAYS DU RHONE.

      - Paris, Les Bibliophiles Régionaux, 1929. En feuilles, 20x23 cm. Ouvrage orné de 32 lithographies de G. Prost d'après R.-Th. Bosshard (dont 2 petites). Couverture rempliée illustrée d'une barque du Léman. Chemise-étui en carton beige. Ouvrage en excellent état (quelques rares rousseurs). L'un des 26 exemplaires nominatifs (L, pour Maurice Heine). Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Yacht Etchings [cover title] [i.e. a bound collection of 22 prints of famous yachts including several America's Cup participants]

      1929-1933. 4to. (13 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches). 22 aquatints with etching (21 signed). Contemporary dark blue morocco by James MacDonald & Co., covers ruled in gilt, spine with raised bands in six compartments, each panelled in gilt, marbled endpapers. Noted collection of wonderful aquatints, limited to 35 copies, depicting famous American yachts by a noted marine artist. Burnell Poole (1884-1933) would become among the most accomplished marine artists of the first half of the 20th century, noted for his work during WWI in the North Atlantic depicting the ships of the U.S. Navy. This collection of prints by Poole includes among the most famous yachts of the first half of the 20th century, including Vanderbilt's Reliance (1903 America's Cup defender), Walter's Resolute (1914 America's Cup defender) and Lipton's Shamrock IV (1920 America's Cup challenger). 1) Flying Cloud (signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in pencil) 2) Aloha (signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in pencil) 3) Medora (signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in pencil) 4) Atlantic (signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in pencil) 5) Windward (signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in pencil) 6) Resolute and Vanitie (signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in pencil) 7) Reliance (signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in pencil) 8) N.Y.Y.C. 40s (signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in pencil) 9) Shamrock IV (signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in pencil) 10) Corsair (signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in pencil) 11) Advance (signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in pencil) 12) Vanitie (signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in pencil) 13) Viking (signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in pencil) 14) Shamrock II (signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in pencil) 15) Nina (signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in pencil) 16) Nourmahal (proof before Poole's printed monogram with title and date, signed and titled in pencil) 17) Guinevere (proof before Poole's printed monogram with title and date, signed and titled in pencil) 18) Migrant (proof before Poole's printed monogram with title and date, signed and titled in pencil) 19) Intrepid (proof before Poole's printed monogram with title and date, signed and titled in pencil) 20) Enterprise (signed and titled in pencil) 21) Shamrock V (signed and titled in pencil) 22) Weetamoe (unsigned and untitled)

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Moonchild. A Prologue.

      London: The Mandrake Press, 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. A little spine lean to book with rubbing and three small pin holes to fore-edge of upper board. Pages clean without writing or other marks and no foxing. Beresford Egan's stunning dust jacket has a few small folded creases to head of spine, about an inch long closed tear to the bottom of the rear panel and a crease down the length of the spine. Colours remain bright; the spine shows typical browning, but quite light. The jacket is unrestored and not repaired and shows well. 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.

      [Bookseller: Blair Cowl Occult & Esoterica]
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        To Far Western Alaska for Big Game Being an Account of Two Journeys to Alaska in Search of Adventure

      Rowland Ward, London - 1929, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) Fine in good to very good dust jacket. xiv,232pp. + 4pp. (ads). Octavo in gilt lettered and decorated green cloth with plates (including frontispiece) from photos and large folding coloured map in rear pocket. Bright unfaded copy in uncommon dustjacket, chipped at top and bottom of spine and split at front flap fold. AB 7501; Riling 2059. Account of two hunting expeditions for white sheep and moose in the Kenai Peninsula, brown bear in the Pavlov region, sheep in the Rainey Pass country and moose and caribou in the Ptarmigan Valley of Western Alaska. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Typed Letter Signed

      Tel Aviv: np. 1st Edition. No Binding. Fine. Typed letter, in Hebrew, signed by David Ben-Gurion and Eliezer Kaplan. One page, 9.5" x 11.5", Tel Aviv, December 30, 1929, written to "Dr. A[rthur] Ruppin", a sociologist, Zionist thinker, and one of the founders of Tel Aviv. Translation of the Hebrew text: "Dear Friend! In these serious times for our endeavors, we are carrying out the unification of the forces of the Hebrew labor movement in Aretz [Eretz, Israel]. We are sure that the day of unification-will also be a great day for you, dear Dr. Ruppin, as the best of your efforts and hopes have been tied these many years with those of the Hebrew worker, who is conquering and building and creating the working Nation in Eretz Israel, and its new society and its culture. Your being with us and among us during the convention will bring joy to all our members. With many blessings, the Joint Secretariat, D. Ben Gurion, E. Kaplan". In 1930, the United Labor Party and Young Workers Party consolidated and formed Mapai, which became the strongest political party in Israeli politics until the 1960s and was led by David Ben-Gurion. In 1948 Ben-Gurion of course become the first Prime Minister of Israel while Eliezer Kaplan was appointed Minister of Finance. Usual mail folds, otherwise near fine condition. An early letter with good content uniting three (Ben-Gurion, Kaplan, Ruppin) important figures in the foundation of Israel.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Autograph Letter, Signed, on US Supreme Court Letterhead, Framed

      1929. Holmes, Oliver Wendell [1841-1935]. [Autograph Letter on U.S. Supreme Court Letterhead, Signed O.W. Holmes and Dated May 31, 1929]. Interesting 5" x 8" letter and 8" x 12-1/2" photograph of a portrait of Holmes in judicial attire, attractively matted in a 13" x 26" glazed frame. * The letter is a warm note to a "Mrs. Hopkins" written three years before he retired from the bench. (Holmes was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1902 to 1932.) The image is a photograph of the famous Holmes portrait that hangs in Harvard Law School.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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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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        UNTITLED ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH [TWO WOMEN, A MAN, TWO DOGS, IN A LANDSCAPE]

      [Paris: Ad. Braun & Co., 1929].. Untitled lithograph. Image size 12 1/4 x 9 3/8" (31.4 x 23.8 cm), with full margins. Fine, in lightly smudged archival matting. One of an edition of 250 impressions printed on Montval, signed in pencil in the lower right margin. Lovet-Lorski (Lithuanian/American 1894-1973), was a major contributor to the American Art Deco style of the 1920's. Although best known as a sculptor, in 1929 Braun & Co. published two portfolios of his lithographs, of which this lithograph was a component. The image is of a female nude figure cavorting with hunting dogs, while a partially robed female nude stands in the background, and a male kneels nude in the foreground. Lovet-Lorski completed a figure in brass of "Diana" (mistress of the hunt) that mirrors the central figures of this piece. Late in life, after arthritis hampered his ability to sculpt, Lovet-Lorski returned to drawing and print-making. His work is held in the collections of the Luxembourg Museum, Paris; Petit Palais, Paris; Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris; British Museum, London; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; San Diego Fine Arts Society; Los Angeles Museum of Art; Seattle Art Museum; San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts; Boston University; and Columbia University.

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        La Nuit vénitienne. Précédée d'une étude inédite de Pierre de Nolhac. Quinze eaux-fortes originales en couleurs de J.-G. Domergue

      Paris: Devambez, 1929. Livre. Illus. by Jean-Gabriel Domergue. Très bon. Reliure signée. In-4. Paris, Devambez, 1929. 31 x 26 cm (R), in-4, (VIII) XVII (I) (1) 65 (2) pp., 15 eaux-fortes en couleurs dont une en frontispice, 8 hors texte et 6 dans le texte, reliure de plein chagrin marine, dos à 4 nerfs repoussés, filets horizontaux et verticaux sur les coins et les coiffes, filet intérieur en encadrement, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés, étui bordé (reliure signée Jean Lambert). Edition originale de l'étude de Pierre de Nolhac ("Venise au temps de Musset") et premier tirage des belles eaux-fortes de Domergue. Tirage à 221 exemplaires. Celui, sur vélin d'Arches, l'un des 20 exemplaires d'artiste. Infimes frottis aux mors, ombres de certaines des gravures, néanmoins un bel exemplaire dans une sobre mais élégante reliure. (MONOD, 8563 ; CARTERET, IV, 298 : "belle publication très cotée").

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Poster Design.

      London 1929. Rigt illustr. i s/h og farver samt med talrige tavler, deraf flere foldede. XVI + 226 s. Orig. hellrd. Richly illustr. in black/white and colour and with numerous plates, some folding. Publisher's cloth

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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