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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. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Art Forms in Nature: Examples from the Plant World Photographed direct from Nature

      London: Zwemmer, 1929.. First U.K. Edition. Green Cloth. Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall gilt titles spine & front with gilt vignette front, 120 full page black and white photo plates, introduction by Karl Nierendorfthe, spine gilt is dull & there is wear to the top outer corners of the cover, front e/p has two small neat bookplates of previous owners (one 1946 Chippenham Lodge, Ely, Cambs. & the other of similar date from Boxtead Hall, Essex), very clean and sound internally. (A heavy book that may require additional postal charges.)

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        The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. With ten engravings on copper by David Jones

      Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon, 1929 One of 460 numbered copies out of a total edition of 470 copies. Off-white cloth over drab boards, gilt spine. . Quarto. With eight full-page copper-engravings by David Jones, plus a copper-engraved head- and tail-piece. Printed at the Fanfare Press in Arrighi types. Corners rubbed, minor soiling to binding. A very good, tight copy. This superb edition of the Ancient Mariner was the idea of Douglas Cleverdon, a young Bristol bookseller and later the powerful promoter of poetry on the BBC's Third Programme. In 1926 Cleverdon had visited Eric Gill at Capel-y-ffin, and there met David Jones (1895–1974), then a comparatively unknown young artist and poet: 'greatly daring, I asked David to engrave on copper eight illustrations with a headpiece and tailpiece, for Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'. Jones immediately agreed. 'He was a very agreeable companion', Cleverdon later remembered, 'relishing the humorous, but with an inexorable urge to get a thing right, whether it was a phrase, or a principle, or a brush-stroke in a water-colour. We were all devoted to him' (Cleverdon 1981, p. 16)" (John Dobson on his website devoted to the illustrators of The Ancient Mariner).

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        A Farewell to Arms

      Hardcover, Very Good, Fair. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Scribner's Seal is present on the copyright page. There is no disclaimer on page X. First issue jacket with the heroine's name misspelled, Katharine Barclay instead of Catherine Barkley. {ref: Hannemann A8a, McBride}. Book Condition: Very Good, clean black cloth boards with gold paper labels at the front board and at the spine, minor rubbing at the label on the spine, shelf wear at the edges, lightly paper hinged at the front endpage, minor biopredation at the fore-edge of the first few pages, minor spots throughout, previous owner's decorative bookplate at the front endpaper, two small bumps at the front board. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, first issue jacket priced at $2.50 with the misspelled heroine's name at the front flap, jacket split at the spine and held together with a protective mylar cover, darkening at the rear panel, chipping and shelf wear at the edges.

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        La Semaine secrète de Sapho

      La Chronique des Dames Contemporaines 1929 In-4° écu (19,5 x 25,5), broché, couverture rempliée papier Ingres gris, imprimée en bleu, 1 f. blanc, 2 ff. (faux-titre et titres), 162pp., 1 (table) et 2 ff. blancs. Illustré de 8 eaux-fortes originales coloriées par André Collot, représentant des scènes lesbiennes libres. Tirage unique à 283 exemplaires numérotés. Exemplaire n°156 sur vélin d'Arches. PAscal Pia, véritable auteur de cet ouvrage imitant La Semaine secrète de Vénus de Pierre Mac Orlan, se garde bien d'en révéler l'auteur dans sa bibliographie des Livres de l'Enfer. Il s'agit bien de l'édition originale publiée par Marcel Lubineau vers 1929 et non de la contrefaçon. Superbes compositions de Collot, inspiré par la description des amours saphiques. Dos à peine strié, infime accroc en queue, quelques infimes rousseurs. Bonne condition de ce classique de l'érotisme clandestin, dans son brochage d'origine. Pia-1316, Dutel-2384 Très bon couverture souple Edition originale

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        Der Kunstnarr 1 April 1929 (all published)

      Dessau: The author 1929 - Octavo, wrappers, 40pp. With the note „Erscheint zunächst in zwangloser Folge,“ this journal only managed to produce one issue. Ernst ( Erno) Kállai was a Hungarian emigré author, journalist and art critic closely aligned with members of the Hungarian avant-garde in diaspora after 1919, and as a critic played an important role in the evolution from Expressionism into Constructivism, articulating and promoting Bauhaus principles both in Germany and Hungary (where he finally returned with the rise of Nazism). He was published widely in both countries from 1920, eventually being silenced by the communist regime after 1948. Despite its humble size, the articles generated a good amount of response among the readership, notably “Kunst und die grosse Publikum.” Artwork by Bauhäusler (Bayer, Schawinsky) and allied artists illustrated. Worldcat finds this in 7 North American libraries. This copy with chipped spine, creased rear cover, interior very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      W. W. Norton & Company, (1929), New York: - Book with a longish, personal inscription by Russell: "To 'H. G.' -- / In grateful memory of / happy hours when times / were most unhappy x / [curvy line] / John Russell, / The Writers.' / Hollywood / Calif / Apr. 1929" Spine sun-darkened. General wear & soiling. A VG copy in an obviously-supplied VG+ jacket. Grey cloth binding with red stamped lettering. Pictorial eps. Yellow & green dust jacket. Crown 8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Russell on the half-title. 265, [3 (blank)] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Copains.

      Paris: Éditions Jeanne Walter 1929. With woodcuts in colour by R. de Villepreux. 225 pp. Limited to 425 copies. Bound uncut with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice contemporary halfleather, spine weakly faded.. Copy no. 354 of 400 on vélin d'Arches

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        LA PITTURA ITALIANA DELL?OTTOCENTO. Casa Editrice Bestetti e Tumminelli, Milano-Roma, 1929.

      Bella ril. edit. in tela, tit. in oro alla cop. e al ds, cm 33x24, pp 84 di t., 228 pregev. tavv b/n f.t. Ottimo esempl.

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        Three Things. Ariel Poem Number 18. Signed Limited Edition

      London Faber & Faber Ltd 1929. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Boards rubbed and age-darkened with c. 1cm loss to lower edge of spine and with external split along centre spine Large Paper Limited Edition [141/500] Blue hardback cloth cover 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 350pp + ads. One colour plate and one b/w title page illustration by Gilbert Spencer. Number 18 of the Ariel Poems published by Faber and Faber. Printed at the Curwen Press.

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        Maria Lani

      Editions des Quatre Chemins 1929 Volume dedicato a Maria Lani con 51 ritratti di grandi autori contemporanei tra i quali Man Ray, Braque, Chagall, Leger, Dufy e Roualt. Prima edizione nella tiratura di 50 esemplari su Dutch paper con litografie originali e incisioni di Derain, De Chirico, Laborde, Goerg, David e tre supplementari disegni di Matisse.

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        47 Photographs of Mid-Atlantic Woodland and Shorebirds

      (Delaware / New Jersey). [circa 1929 - 1958]. A collection of 47 mounted photographs by the New Jersey-based photographer Benjamin Hiatt: 46 black & white prints, ranging in size from approximately 8" x 10" to 11" x 14", and one 8" x 10" color print. All are tipped onto artists boards, with some additionally in mat frames, most are Signed and captioned in pencil. A near fine group that features many beautiful close-up shots of wild birds in flight, on the surf, and at their nests: the Snowy Egret, Brown Pelican, Laughing Gull, Black Skimmer, and Piping Plover. Also a series of rare close-up portraits taken in the late 1920s, of a Spotted Ground-thrush and a Great Horned Owl at their nests, and another small set of coastline images. Just over half appear to have been taken in the 1950s in the vicinity of Tuckerton Bay on New Jersey's Atlantic Coast and the nearby Bass River State Forest. The rest, dating back to the 1920s, were taken in the vicinity of Sparta, New Jersey, near the Delaware Water Gap, and Delaware City, Delaware. These include three prints of a Spotted Ground-thrush perched on its nest, five prints of Great Horned Owls, and two dramatic prints of a Brown Pelican: standing at ease high up in a large nest, gazing directly at the camera; and in flight. All 47 photographs capture Hiatt's "ambition to photograph wild birds at home," which he first described in "A Study of Great Horned Owls in the Delaware City Heronry," published in a 1929 issue of the ornithological journal, Cassinia. He also published accounts of his important sightings in New Jersey, Delaware, and Florida in The Auk. A fine representative collection of Hiatt's best prints spanning a thirty year period. .

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        Merletti e ricami della AEmilia Ars.

      Milano - Roma, Bestetti e Tumminelli, 1929. 1929 In folio pagg. 34 con 90 tavole in nero. Edizione numerata 139/500. Legatura in tela editoriale illustrata e sovracoperta. Magnifica opera in ottimo stato.

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        A Farewell to Arms

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Scribner's Seal is present on the copyright page. There is no disclaimer on page X. First issue jacket with the heroine's name misspelled, Katharine Barclay instead of Catherine Barkley. {ref: Hannemann A8a, McBride}. Book Condition: Very Good, light shelf wear, minor age toning, repaired rear endpaper hinge, clean pages. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, first issue jacket priced at $2.50 with the misspelled heroine's name at the front flap, darkening at the jacket spine and rear panel, shelf wear, professional restorations at the opposite side of the jacket with acid free tape at the folds and edges.

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      Collezione completa che comprende il primo numero (26 maggio 1929) uscito come supplemento del Catalogo generale della L.E.F. e le 12 annate complete in fascicoli sciolti in buono stato di conservazione (uno strappo al n. 1 dell?a. I). La rivista, diretta da E Lucatello, nasce nel 1929 come rassegna bibliografica della Libreria Editrice Fiorentina; dal giugno 1930 viene stampata da Vallecchi ed avrà come direttori Piero Bargellini e Barna Occhini. Tra i suoi collaboratori vi furono A. Soffici, G. Papini, C. Bo, M. Luzi.

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        L'Officina Bodoni. La regola e le stampe di un torchio durante i primi sei anni del suo lavoro.

      Officina Bodoni 1929 hardcover Tiratura 500 esemplari (nostro n. 120). Catalogo dei primi anni di attivita' della stamperia. Caratteri Bodoni, Arrighi e Pastonchi. Con 12 xilografie di F. Masereel, legatura. editoriale tutta tela, pag. 82, -4

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      Treccani 1929Anno di edizione:1929 - Lingua:Italiano - Tipologia illustrazioni:disegni, fotografiche, a colori, in bianco e nero, a piena pagina, fuori testo, nel testo - Condizioni del prodotto:Perfette - Tipo copertina:Cartonato - Segni particolari:RARO, Prima Edizione - RARA PRIMA EDIZIONE COMPLETA 36 VOLUMI + 7 VOLUMI DI APPENDICE . MONUMENTALE ED ECCEZIONALE OPERA COMPLETA IN PERFETTO STATO DI CONSERVAZIONE GENERALE , PARI AL NUOVO &nbsp

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        Three Things. Ariel Poem Number 18. Signed Limited Edition

      G : in good condition without dust jacket. Boards rubbed and age-darkened with c. 1cm loss to lower edge of spine and with external split along centre spine Large Paper Limited Edition [141/500] Blue hardback cloth cover 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 350pp + ads. One colour plate and one b/w title page illustration by Gilbert Spencer. Number 18 of the Ariel Poems published by Faber and Faber. Printed at the Curwen Press.

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        Le vite de' piu eccellenti pittori, scultori et architettori scritte da Giorgio Vasari ; prima stampa commentata e riccamente illustrata a cura di Pio Pecchiai

      MILANO: SONZOGNO SD (1929 ?) 1929 Milano: Sonzogno sd (1929 ?) In-4 3 voll. (1) c. (di autoritratto del Vasari) LXXX 1392; XLV (3) 1101 (2); XL 1119 (1). Numerose illustrazioni nel testo. Piena pergamena moderna con caratteri in oro al dorso. Lieve fenditura alla cerniera del terzo volume. Per il resto condizioni perfette. All'interno: "Introduzione alla prima stampa commentata ed illustrata delle "Vite" di Giorgio Vasari" di Pio Pecchiai, 1927 (riproduzione dall'edizione del 1568 presso Giunti); Annotazioni; Indice delle materie; Indice degli artisti; Indice delle cronologie biografiche e degli elenchi di opere degli artisti; Indice degli alberi genealogici degli artisti; Indice dei monumenti e d'ogni altra opera d'altre; indice dei nomi e degli oggetti principali non citati negli indici precedenti; indice delle illustrazioni; Correzioni, rettifiche, aggiunte. Rara edizione soprattutto nella sua completezza.

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      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co.,. 1929. original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black.. Owner's signature dated 1934 on front free endpaper. Page edges. tanned, else a fine copy in good four-color pictorial dust jacket. (reproducing a superb color painting by Allen St. John on the front. panel) with wear and fraying along upper spine end, upper and lower. edges of front panel, and along flap fold, small chips from lower. edge of front pane and upper edge of rear panel, dust soiling to. spine and rear panes, and faded spine title lettering. (#140813). First edition. Travel by time machine to earth's far future. "THE MAN WHO MASTERED TIME completes the trilogy of my tales of Matter, Space, and Time [THE GIRL IN THE GOLDEN ATOM and "The Fire People" dealing with the first two matters, respectively]." - Ray Cummings (from foreword to a later appearance in FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES). Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 2-24. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 516. Clareson, Science Fiction in America 1870s-1930s 226. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 63. Sargent, American and British Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 185. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p.54. Reginald 03693.

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      Harper & Brothers New York: Harper & Brothers. 1929. First. First edition. Front panel of the jacket and remnant of the front flap attached to the front endpapers, spine-lettering faded, two tiny tears at the crown, good plus, lacking the dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to her lover of that time: "Dear Stef: Always keep in my Procession, I'm in yours! Fannie." Beneath the inscription Hurst has drawn a series of increasingly larger stick figures, one for each letter of the word "procession" with the smallest labeled "Me" and the largest as "You." .

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        The Middle Parts of Fortune. Somme & Ancre, 1916

      London: The Piazza Press issued to subscribers by Peter Davies, Ltd.,, 1929. 2 volumes, octavo. Original brown buckram, titles gilt to spines within double panel, top edges gilt, others uncut, red silk page-markers, marbled endpapers. Housed in the original red cloth slipcase. A few very slight scuffs to cloth. An excellent set. First edition, one of the limited, unexpurgated edition of 525 numbered copies. An excellent copy of a book perceived on publication as one of the most powerfully personal visions of the Great War. In Men at War Hemingway described it as "The finest and noblest book of men in war that I have ever read. I read it once each year to remember how things really were so that I will never lie to myself nor to anyone else about them," and T. E. Lawrence remarked that "No praise could be too sheer for this book … it justifies every heat of praise." The book was published in this limited edition in 1929, garnering informed praise and intemperate notoriety in close to equal measure, and an expurgated edition, under the title Her Privates We, was published the following year. But Manning never achieved fame and it was probably not until the re-issue of the full text in 1977 that the novel received the recognition that it deserved. Manning died of pneumonia at a nursing home in Hampstead in 1935. Extremely unusual to find in the original slipcase.

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        TLS Dated Feb. 26, 1929

      Typed letter signed by western artist Frank Tenney Johnson on his personal stationary with his New York address embossed at top. Letter was in answer to a woman who had written the artist about a painting she had purchased, "a night scene of three Indians on horses". He tells her where he saw and painted these Indians and made mention that the painting had been exhibited at the Salmagundi Club of New York City and was sold there but he could not remember who purchased. Framed under glass. Provenance: Joseph Sartor Galleries Dallas, Texas. and Owings and Dewy Fine Art, N.M. A fine letter.. Approx. 8 1/2" x 11".

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      Garden City: Doubleday Doran & Company Inc. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.,. 1929. original decorated black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in yellow.. A fine copy in near fine, bright four-color pictorial dust jacket. with touch of wear at edges including a couple of very tiny chips at. tail of spine panel and two corner tips, some age-darkening to spine. panel, and several small internal tape reinforcements. A very. attractive copy. (#75141). First U.S. edition. Collects the title novella, "The Story of Spedegues's Dropper," and two Professor Challenger stories, "The Disintegration Machine" and "When the World Screamed." Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-68; (1981) 2-24; (1987) 2-28; and (1995) 2-33. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 618. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 265. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 71. Bleiler (1978), p. 63. Reginald 04498. Green and Gibson A47c.

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        Cup of Gold

      New York: Robert M. McBride & Co. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE of Steinbeck's first book, in exceedingly rare original dust jacket. New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1929. Octavo, original yellow cloth, original dust jacket. Book fine. Dust jacket with splitting at spine fold, fading to spine and front panel, light edgewear and a few creases on back panel; inoffensive ink smudges to dust jacket flap margins, "Steinbeck" written neatly in ink on top margin of flap. An extremely rare unrestored copy.

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      London: John Lane, 1929 First edition. Crown 8vo. 307pp. Publisher's bright yellow cloth printed black on the front cover, gilt-lettered at the spine, yellow topstain, lightly spotted edges. A near fine copy in a very good example of the whimsical Giles illustrated dustwrapper that has been treated to some professional restoration primarily at the extremities of the spine. A splendid example of Leacock's signature dated in his hand, May 6th, 1934, pasted to the ffe. Contains: The Golfomaniac, Jazzled Journalism, Forty Years Of Billiards & 45 other Leacock Gems. Blieler Checklist of Fantastic Literature Page 131. Quite uncommon in dustwrapper.. 1st Edition.

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      Cosmopolitan Book Corp. New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corp., 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Slightly cocked, small stains on the spine. Very Good, lacking the slipcase. Blue cloth-backed boards. Copy #148 of 1000 SIGNED by the author. Owner inscription on the front endpaper dated 1929 mentioning a "letter of sympathy when the President's son Calvin Coolidge died," which was once glued to the gutter of the half title page but which now only has a remnant present.

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        The Vicar of Wakefield. Harrap edition in deluxe publisher's binding

      London George G. Harrap & Company Ltd 1929. VG : in very good condition. School prize plate to front pastedown. Gilt school insignia to rear board. Corners bumped and sm. mark to rear board. Half-title page browned. Teg Reprint Leather cover with decorative Rackham illustration to front inlaid in gilt and colour leathers 232pp :: 12 full page colour illustrations; additional b/w illustrations :: 260mm x 210mm (10" x 8") :: In deluxe publisher's binding

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        Psalmau Dafydd Yn Ol William Morgan 1588

      Monmouthshire: Gwasg Gregynnog, 1929 Red niger morocco spine and red buckram corner pieces, 5 raised bands, outlined in blind, gilt spine titling, blue silk headbands, top edge gilt, fore edge and tail uncut. Internally signed on paste-down of lower cover, NO names or inscriptions, some light foxing to ep's, title page in which the tile page is framed in a decorative foliate border, decorative wood engraved openings and initials designed and cut by HW Bray, text printed in red, blue and black. Number 212 of an edition of 225. 189 pp. Some minor spotting to the front and rear blank pages. Probably the most collected of the Welsh Gregynogs. (Harrop 14/190)

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      London 1929. Signed, Limited Edition; #377 of 500. Privately printed.. By P. R. Stephensen. White heavy card covers, printed in red & black. Book Near Fine; wrapped in Good glassine wrapper. Just a trace of rubbing to corners. Erasure on top front corners on ffep. Glassine wrapper is quite age-toned, and has chips at corners and spine extremities, and several short tears at flap fold. ; 125 pages; Signed by Author

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        White Buildings [Inscribed by Crane]

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

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      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929 First Edition of this Haycraft Queen Cornerstone and the first Lieutenant Valcour mystery, a French-Canadian detective attached to the NYPD. A near fine copy in black cloth, red titles, in a bright, fresh pictorial dustwrapper, showing light overall use, a thumbnail chip to the crown of the spine, minor chip at the heel and some old tape reinforcement on the verso. 8vo. 288 pp. Adapted into the 1931 film with William Boyd. A sterling copy.. 1st Edition.

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      Samuel and Max Roth New York 1929. Good with no dust jacket First US Edition; First Printing Trade Paperback This copy survived water damage from fire due to previous clamshell box. Professionally restored and ozoned, but some wood smoke scent when opening pages. Chip to top corner of front cover, fragments of spine covering laid on to new spine, chip to bottom corner of rear cover. Some unopened pages. Some text damp-wrinkling, with some dampstaining primarily in margins (see scan). Solid trade paperback.; Modern custom clamshell box, with leather spine label with gilt lettering. Slocum and Cahoon 19. The First American edition (unauthorized). Although title page claims to be the 1927 Paris printing from Shakespeare and Company, this copy has all the proper points as the pirated American first. Most notably, the list of books By the Same Writer has publisher Jonathan Cape mispelled as "Jonthan Cape" (see scan) and there is no title and author on the spine. John J Slocum and Herbert Cahoon; A Bibliography of James Joyce [1882-1941]; 1953 Yale University Press. Slocum and Cahoon state that about 2, 000-3, 000 copies were printed by Adolph and Rudolph Loewinger of New York for Samuel Roth, publisher of Two Worlds and Two Worlds Monthly, and his brother Max Roth. "It was unauthorized by Joyce and sold illegally in the United States. Many copies of the piracy were seized by the Society for the Suppression of Vice on October 5, 1929." "Copies .. reached Paris and were imported into the United States as genuine copies. One of these, sent by Joyce to Bennett A Cerf of Random House, was used in setting up the first authorized American edition of Ulysses" in 1934." It is unclear how many copies of this pirated edition survived and it is rarely offered for sale. In 2007, the Modern Library named Ulysses # 1 in their list of top 100 novels. Despite the condition issues, this is an opportunity to own the quite uncommon 1929 first American printing of James Joyce's Ulysses, a highspot of modern literature.; [viii], 736 pages

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      London: Jonathan Cape, 1929 First Edition, First Issue with the anti-war passage on page 290 & Sassoon Poem on pages 341 - 343 present. 8vo, pp. 448. Publisher's salmon pink cloth gilt, frontispiece, 7 illustrations. Original cream coloured pictorial dustwrapper printed in black designed by Len Lye and with a photograph of Graves by Alfred Cracknell. A fine fresh, excellent copy; the passages in question being an unauthorized transcription of a poem from Sassoon to Graves, which were subsequently removed at Sassoon's request. [Higginson A32a.]. 1st Edition. Illus. by Len Lye, Alfred Cracknell.

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        Oeuvres complètes.

      Paris, NRF (nouvelle revue française), in-octavo, 1929-1936. Exemplaire numéroté sur "Chiffon de Bruges". 18 volumes complete. Uncut in publisher`s printed wrappers. Sewn as issued. In original glassine wrappers, missing on one volume and pieces missing on most of the others. A fine set. 23 x 14 cm.. A la recherche du temps perdu : Du côté de chez Swann. (2 vols.), A l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs. (3 vols.), Le côté de Germantes. (3 vols.), Sodome et Gomorrhe. (2 vols.), La prisonnière. (2 vols.), Albertine disparue. Le temps retrouvé (2 vols.). Pastiches et melanges. Les plaisirs et les jours. Chroniques

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        Muldoon the Solid Man of Sport: His Amazing Story as Related for the First Time by Him to his Friend Edward Van Every

      Frederick A. Stokes New York: Frederick A. Stokes. 1929. First. First edition, presentation issue. Foreword by Jack Dempsey. A bit of foxing to preliminary pages, small hole where a cancel sheet has been added, else fine in a fresh, very good or better dustwrapper (that is price-clipped, possibly as intended for this issue) with a modest compound tear on the front panel. Apparently a special issue of the book, with a tipped-in cancel page following the title page with a statement by Muldoon mentioning that his 85th birthday is being celebrated in conjunction with two worthy causes -- the Marshall Stillman Movement and the Children's Village, and below this statement, Signed by William Muldoon and dated in November of 1929. Autobiography of one of the fathers of American boxing. Copies in jacket are exceptionally uncommon, signed copies are rare. .

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        Die psychoanalytische Bewegung. Erster Jahrgang, Heft 1 Mai/Juni 1929 bis Fünfter Jahrgang 1933 Heft 6 in fünf Bänden (=alles erschienene).

      "Gr. 8°, 392, 618, 576, 574 und 558 Seiten. Originalhalbledereinbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentitel. Besonders hervorzuheben sind als kleine Auswabl folgende Beiträge: Thomas Mann: Die Stellung Freuds in der modernen Geistesgeschichte (l. J g. Heft l. Erstdruck! Arnold Zweig: Freud und der Mensch (l.J g. Heft 2. Erstdruck,) ! Wilhelm Jensen: Drei unveröffentlichte Briefe an Sigm. Freud (l. Jg. Heft 3). Mit einer schönen Tafel, die einen der Briefe im Faksimile zeigt. Jensen äußert sich ausführlich zu Freuds Interpretation seines Romans in der Gradiva-Studie!, W. Muschjg: Die Psychoanalyse als Rivalin der literaturwissenschaft (2. Jg. Heft 2 . Erstdruck) ! Sonderheft ""Psychoanalytische Biographik"" .(2. Jg. Heft 4) mit u. a. erstmaliger Gesamtdarstellung aller Veränderungen der bis dato acht Auflagen der Traumdeutung! Themenheft Goethepreis (2. Jg. Heft 5) mit den bei den Erstdrucken von Sigm. Freud ""Brief an Dr. Alfons Paquet"" und ""Ansprache im Frankfurter Goethe Haus"" (Meyer-Palmedo! Fichtner 1930d und 1930e sowie Nr. 256 des Kataloges der Ausstellung im Freud-Haus) ! Sonderheft ""Schweiz"" (4. Jg. Heft 4) mit Beiträgen von Sarasin, Kielbolz, Pfister, Bebn-Eschenburg, Zulliger und Blum. Sonderheft ""Psycboanalyse der Politik"" mit Beiträgen von Schottlaender, Laforque, Fromm, Wittels, Staub und Grant Duff. Vollständiges Exemplar in dekorativem Verlagseinbänden , bis auf das erste Heft ohne die Umschläge aber mit den nur diesen Bänden beigegebenen Inhaltsverzeichnissen. Lediglich der erste Band im Vergleich etwas stärker ausgeblichen, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar der seltenen Ausgabe. "

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        U. A. M. Union des Artistes Modernes.

      Paris: Charles Moreau, (1929). Pierre Lièvre,(introduction). Photographies de Thérèse Bonney, Chevojon, Giraudon, l'Illustration, Marc Vaux, Rep, Sonia, Salaün, Ventujol. (6),24 pl.,(6 ads) pp. + slip "Changements d`adresses:". Bound with the original wrappers preserved in a modern professional half-cloth binding. Lower edge of textblock slightly bumped. 32,5 x 25 cm.. Le premier Salon de l'Union des Artistes Modernes se tiendra en Juin 1930 au Pavillon de Marsan, 107, Rie de Rivoli - Palais du Louvre. 24 héliogravures imprimées en bistre représentant des oeuvres de Burkhalter, Chareau, Delaunay, Fouquet, René Herbst, Legrain, Mallet-Stevens, Miklos, Prouvé, dont certains figureront dans la première exposition de l'U.A.M. en 1930. The first publication by the recently founded U.A.M., illustrated with plates printed in sepia

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        Atomteori og Naturbeskrivelse. 3 Artikler med en indledende Oversigt.

      Copenhagen, Bianco Lunas, 1929. Royal 8vo. Bound with the original wrappers and the original back-strip in a fine half morocco binding with gilt lettering to spine (Signed "Ole Olsen 1978 Co´libri"). An exceptionally fine copy. 76 pp.. First edition of this collection of three articles translated into Danish and appearing as thus for the first time. Inscribed by Bohr (signed "the author") on the title-page: "Hr. Assistent cand. mag. V. Thorsen / med venlig Hilsen / fra Forfatteren". The work constitutes the first Danish translations of the present three articles: "Atomic Theory and Mechanics" (1925, Rosenfeld 33), "The Quantum Postulate and the Recent Development of Atomic Theory" (1928, Rosenfeld 37), and "Wirkungsquantum und Naturbeschreibung", (1929, Rosenfeld 39), here published together for the first time under the title "Atomic Theory and the Description of Nature" and with an introductory overview. The present collection of articles, translated into Danish, Bohr's mother tongue, constitutes an important insight into Bohr's thought and fundamental views on atomic theory and nature. The work, as it is here, has been elected as the Bohr-entry in the official list of Danish canonic literature, which collects the most important literary contributions to Danish culture. This is the only Bohr-item on the list. (see: Rosenfeld, Bohr Bibliography No. 40

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        Die Tepler deutsche Bibel des 14. Jahrhunderts. (Herausgegeben von) Alois Benrt.

      4°. 83 S. Mit 5 ganzseitigen signierten Originallithographien von Joseph Hegenbarth sowie zum Teil goldgeprägten Vignetten von O. Kletzl. Originalganzpergamentband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und blind- und goldgeprägter Deckelverzierung sowie Kopfgoldschnitt. "Der dritte Band der Böhmerland-Drucke." - Nr. 20/25 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe A (neben 50 der Ausgabe B und 525 der Ausgabe C). - Hier im seltenen Ganzpergamentband. - Einband schwach fleckig. Selten.

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        Faust. Eine Tragödie.

      Folio. 80 n.n. Blätter. Mit farb- und, goldgehöhtem Titel, Initialen, Randleisten und enigen Textillustrationen in Gold und Farbe. Späterer Halblederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Kopfgoldschnitt, roten Deckelbezügen mit goldgeprägtem Deckelmedaillon und Schutzschuber. (sign. J. Stemmle, Zürich). Nr. 544 der Auflage B. Nr. 200 - 600 auf Papier der Papierfabrik Biberist. Die ersten 200 Exemplare wurden auf Pergamentpapier gedruckt. - Faksimilierte Handschrift im Lichtdruck nach dem 1920 geschaffenen Original des Hamburger Schreibkünstlers Johann Holtz (1875 - 1944). Entgegen dem Druckvermerk vom Künstler nicht signiert. Wahrscheinlich ein Archivexemplar der Papierfabrik Biberist das laut einer beiliegenden Karte 1974 durch die Biber Papier AG überreicht wurde. Einer der eindrücklichsten und aufwändigsten bibliophilen Drucke nach einer kalligraphischen Vorlage des 20. Jahrhunderts in deutschen Sprachraum. - Schuber mit Lichtrand. Rücken verblasst. [2 Warenabbildungen bei]

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        Can't Get a Red Bird (First Edition)

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

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        Michelson?s economic value. Autograph manuscript signed

      1929. One Nobel Physics Laureate?s Tribute to Another Millikan, Robert (1868-1953). Michelson?s economic value. Autograph manuscript signed. 17pp. on 9 sheets, written in pencil with numerous corrections and emendations, Millikan?s signature in ink on the last page; accompanied by later typed transcript. N.p., n.d. [1929]. 280 x 218 mm. [With:] Typed letter signed from Millikan to Kenneth S. West. 1 page, on Caltech stationery. Pasadena, March 26, 1929. Together 2 items. Fine. Manuscript and letter preserved in a quarter morocco folding box. The working draft of Millikan?s address in tribute to his mentor and colleague Albert A. Michelson (1852-1931), delivered at a dinner honoring both men hosted by the Society of Arts and Sciences in New York, and later published as an article in Science (vol. 69 [1929]: 481-85). Both Millikan and Michelson were Nobel laureates: Millikan had received the Nobel Prize for physics in 1923 for his determination of the charge of the electron and his researches on the photoelectric effect; and Michelson was awarded the same prize in 1907 for his optical precision instruments and the measurements carried out with their aid?particularly his determination of the speed of light and the famous Michelson-Morley experiment, regarded as the first strong evidence against the existence of a luminiferous ether. It was Michelson who in 1897 gave Millikan his first teaching job, at the University of Chicago. While at Chicago Millikan worked as Michelson?s assistant, wrote several important textbooks, and performed the experimental research on the electron charge that helped gain him the Nobel Prize. Millikan went on to become vice chairman and director of the National Research Council, and then in 1921 moved to Pasadena to head the newly established California Institute of Technology. Millikan?s eloquent address honors the man who had exerted such a profound influence on his early career. In the course of his tribute, Millikan places Michelson?s work in the context of contemporary physics, noting its significance and interrelationship with the work of Einstein, Lebedev, Aston et al.: "The special theory of relativity may be regarded as merely a generalization of the famous Michelson and Morley experiment, another typical Michelsonian attempt to measure with great precision a quantity of fundamental importance, namely, the speed of the Earth through the ether. As everybody knows it came out negative, that is, no such speed, nor any trace of it, could be found . . . Einstein, in 1905, generalized the foregoing result by postulating that it is in the nature of the universe impossible to find the speed of the earth with respect to the ether. This postulate rests most conspicuously upon, and historically grew chiefly out of the negative result of the Michelson-Morley experiment" (p. 5). Millikan ended his address with a paean to the value of Michelson?s research and of scientific research in general: "Michelson?s economic value!! In the last analysis there is nothing that is practically important at all except our ideas, our group of concepts about the nature of the world and our place in it . . . There is not an idea that I have advanced tonight, a conclusion that I have drawn from Einstein?s equation, from Aston?s curve, from cosmic ray/data that would have been possible had not somebody driven to the limit the precision and physical measurement, and much of it became possible because of Michelson?s own super refined experiments. So true has it been proven to be that human progress ?grows out of measurement made in the sixth place of decimals.? Not he, nor anybody else, saw at the time what bearings the result would have. He merely felt in his bones, or knew in his soul, or had faith to believe that accurate knowledge was important. But some of the bearings have already appeared and others will continue to be found for ages yet to be" (p. 11). Millikan?s manuscript is accompanied by his brief letter to Kenneth West: ?As you request, I am returning the pencil notes that you sent on. Thank you very much for acceding to my request.?

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        Shadows of the Sun (Second Series)

      The Black Sun Press Paris: The Black Sun Press. 1929. First. First edition. French folded printed wrappers and original unprinted glassine. Glassine shows a little age-toning and edgewear, else fine. Limitation statement states this is "one of 44 nunbered [sic] copies." This copy is not nunbered, or numbered, for that matter. .

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        Autograph Letter Signed, 2 pp on one 4to sheet of stationery, Florence, Italy, Nov. 14, 1927

      Very Good. He writes to his sister-in-law, Else, about Beethoven, republication of his own works and comments on life in Florence. "Many thanks for the Beethoven letters - arrived today - not a literary man - & always in love with somebody - or thought he was - & in the flesh wasn't. But how German! - I mean the way he really wasn't...they want to publish one of my books next year & asks which I would suggest. I think I shall suggest Woman Who Rode Away, & The Princess (from the English St. Mawr) & a third story you haven't yet seen, 'None of That'...Or would you suggest one of the novels - The Lost Girl or Aaron's Rod...Only we'll keep back The Plumed Serpent & offer it translated to another firm for 1929....It has rained a bit here, but is sunny again...the country is full of colour, vines yellow, olives blue, pine very green. It is Monday, so the fusillade...shooting little birds is quieter - it makes me so mad...." He mentions that he is coughing less and will probably go to Florence Thursday. "There's a queer sort of unease in the air - as if the wrong sort of spirits were flying abroad in the unseen ether - but it may be my imagination...." He mentions his wife Freida and then his own writing. "I am dabbling at my poems, getting them ready for the 'Collected Poems'...I feel sort of uncertain & unstuck...." He signs with initials, "D.H.L." The literary references to Lawrence's own works including his work on his collected poems are exceptional, as is the comment, at the outset, about Beethoven's love life. A fine letter rich in literary reference.

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      [London: Privately Printed], June 1929.. Original limp gray-blue leather over boards, lettered in gilt, ruled in blue, with gilt Phoenix on lower board, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Portrait frontis. Bookplate on front pastedown, binding somewhat dust marked, verso of terminal blank a bit dust smudged, otherwise a very good copy in custom cloth slipcase and chemise. Deluxe issue of the definitive edition, limited to fifty copies printed on vellum finish paper, and signed by Lawrence, in addition to 500 ordinary copies. Lawrence arranged for the publication of this edition, published by subscription, with a colophon attributing the printing to P.R. Stephensen. ROBERTS A47d.

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        Sämtliche Werke. Medizinische, naturwissenschaftliche und philosophische Schriften. I. Abteilung in 14 Bdn.. (mit den meist fehlenden Bd. 15 der II. Abt.).

      8°, je Fronti., ca 400 S., einige Abb., OLwd. geprägt. (Bd. 15 HLwd.), Deckel minimal stockfleckig, ansonsten sehr schönes Exemplar. 1. Bd.: Früheste Schriften ums Jahr 1520 verfaßt. 2. Bd.: Frühe Schriften zur Heilmittellehre (Arzneistoffe und Heilquellen) zur Begründung der tartarischen Lehre in der Pathologie, samt dem 6., 7. und 9. Buche in der Arznei, über tertarische, psychische Krankheiten und Kontrakturen. Geschrieben 1525 u. '26 im südwestlichen Deutschland. 3. Bd.: Drei Prinzipien, Spiritus vitae, Mineralien, Cemente, Gradationen, Archidoxen und Zugehöriges, Vita longa, Praeparationes, Brief an Erasmus, Macerscholien, Krankheitstypen usw. Aus den Jahren 1526 und Anfang 1527, (Faksimile vom Erasmusbrief). 4.Bd.: Vorlesungen des Sommers 1527 zu Basel: De Gradibus, von Apostemen, Geschwären, offnen Schäden etc., vom Aderlaß, Modus pharmacandi, Aphorismen-Kommentar, De Urinis. 5. Bd.: Baseler Wintervorlesungen 1527/28 über tartarische Erkrankungen, über spezielle Pathologie und Therapie (Paragraphen), über Wunden und Wundbehandlung. Entwürfe zu einer polemisch gehaltenen Chirurgie. 6. Bd.: Aus dem Jahre 1528 (Kolmar im Elsaß), (2 Briefe in Faksimile). 7. Bd.: Die Nürnberger Syphilisschriften und anderes Nürnberger Schriftwerk aus dem Jahre 1529. 8. Bd.: Schriften aus dem Jahre 1530, geschrieben in der Oberpfalz, Regensburg, Bayern und Schwaben. 9. Bd.: "Paramirisches" und anderes Schriftwerk der Jahre 1531-1535 aus der Schweiz und Tirol, (Faksimile einer Handschrift) 10. Bd.: Die große Wundarznei und anderes Schriftwerk des Jahres 1536 aus Schwaben und Bayern. 11. Bd.: Schriftwerk aus den Jahren 1537-1541. 12. Bd.: Astronomia Magna oder die ganze Philosophia sogar der großen und kleinen Welt samt Beiwerk. Erklärung der (Nürnberger) Papstbilder, angeblich des Abtes Joachim von Fiore, (darunter die 30 Papstbilder). 13. Bd.: Schriften unbestimmter Zeit zur Meteorologie, Kleineres, "Philosophia ad Athenienses", "Manualia". 14. Bd.: Das Volumen primum der Philosophia magna. Spuria: Unechte, von Johannes Huser größtenteils für echt gehaltene Schriften unter Hohenheims Namen. Die beste kritische Gesamtausgabe. Die Ausgabe ist chronologisch angelegt; sie beginnt mit Schriften um 1520, beinhaltet die Baseler Vorlesungen von 1527/28, der letzte Band enthält die undatierten Schriften. Jedem Band ist ein Apparat mit textkritischen und sprachlichen Erläuterungen beigegeben"

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        Urformen der Kunst. Photographische Pflanzenbilder. Hrsg. mit einer Einleitung von Karl Nierendorf. 2. Aufl.

      Berlin 1929. With 120 b/w plates. 4to. XVII pp. + plates. Publisher's green cloth with title stamped in gilt on frontcover and spine. Name on flyleaf.. As the first edition, published 1928, was in a smaller format, this 2nd edition is considered the most attractive; "Urformen der Kunst" is one of the most influential photographic books ever to have been published, and an icon of macrophotography. Parr & Badger I, pp. 96. "Toward the end of the 1920s, Karl Blossfeldt´s plates, published as URFORMEN DER KUNST, became one of the most-discussed photographic books of the interval between the wars. His plant studies, originally completed with a view to the commercial art classes, fascinated the contemporary Avant-garde, and still influence both conventional and conceptual photographers today" (Hans-Michael Koetzie)

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