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      - 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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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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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      - 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.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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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 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.}

      [Bookseller: A Castle of Books]
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      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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      - 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)

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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.

      [Bookseller: Old Scrolls Book Shop]
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      [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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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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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        A Room of One's Own

      Harcourt Brace and Company 1929 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Virginia Woolf on a laid in signature. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket has light wear to the spine and edges. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight, with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy SIGNED by the author with the scarce dustjacket. We buy Virginia Woolf First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        All Quiet On The Western Front

      Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1929. First American edition. Octavo, original beige cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some light chipping to the front panel and crown of the spine. A nice copy. Paul Baumer enlisted with his classmates in the German army of World War I. Youthful, enthusiastic, they become soldiers. But despite what they have learned, they break into pieces under the first bombardment in the trenches. And as horrible war plods on year after year, Paul holds fast to a single vow: to fight against the principles of hate that meaninglessly pits young men of the same generation but different uniforms against each other--if only he can come out of the war alive. "The world has a great writer in Erich Maria Remarque. He is a craftsman of unquestionably first rank, a man who can bend language to his will. Whether he writes of men or of inanimate nature, his touch is sensitive, firm, and sure." (The New York Times Book Review)

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        All Quiet on the Western Front

      London: G. P. Putnam's Sons,, 1929. Translated from the German by A. W. Wheen. Octavo. Original tan cloth, titles to spine and upper board green, top-stain green. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, ends of spine tanned, cloth rubbed and toned, partial toning to free endpapers, spotting to edges of text block. A very good copy in the rubbed jacket with some closed tears and extensive chipping along the top edge. First English language edition, first impression, published March 1929, originally published in Germany in January 1929.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Complete Poetical Works

      London: Oxford University Press Humphrey Milford,, 1929. Edited by Thomas Hutchinson. Octavo (178 × 118 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in red morocco, titles and floral centre tool to spine in compartments separated by raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Engraved frontispiece of Shelley. Foxing to verso of frontispiece, an excellent copy. A particularly handsome leather bound volume of Shelley's poetry.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Cup of Gold

      Robert M. McBride & Company, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good-/(facsimile) Fine. Mustard cloth, top edges stained purple. The volume has mild spine toning, 4 areas (1 on front; 3 on back) of light crinkling to covers(binding flaws) and overall light soiling. There is a bookplate on the front pastedown and three pages are dog-eared. Overall a near very good copy in a fine facsimile first issue McBride dust jacket; now housed in a slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        The South Polar Trail

      Duckworth, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Inscribed by Joyce "To Sir George, from one of his old boys in Sydney, Joycey, London May 1st" Sir George is presumed George Fuller, former Premier of New South Wales. Book is also marked "Fuller 'Earlstrae' Bowral New South Wales 7 July 1931." Covers and spine slightly spotted, all gilt in titles intact, top of spine (rear) working loose in top one inch, rest of binding intact and tight. Front board very slightly sunned at top, about 3/4 inch strip. Page wedges very slightly dirtied. front endpaper /spine paper connection worked loose, but hinge entirely intact and solid. front endpaper and REP both missing, so book commences with half-title page, on which the inscription resides, and ends with final page (220) facing back cover. Some very faint foxing to half-title page, title page and periodically throughout book, but most pages clean and fox-free. All plates intact and in excellent condition. This is the first UK edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 1519. .

      [Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books]
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      New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1929. pp: [i-viii] 1-269 [3]. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Bound in yellow cloth covered boards with the top board printed in black, top edge stained blue, fore-edge untrimmed. A very good copy with moderate soiling and toning to the spine, noticeable but not intrusive. This was Steinbeck's first book and was not a success, generally being panned by critics and ignored by the public. There were originally about 2,500 copies printed. However, only about 1,500 were published. The remaining unbound sheets were eventually sold to the Harlem Book Company. It is supposed that these sheets were acquired by Covici-Friede and were subsequently published as the second issue in 1936. (Golstone & Payne A1a).. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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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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      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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      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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      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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      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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      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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