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        Midstream; My Later Life

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        DAS ZAUBERBOOT

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

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

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

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

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

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        The Lady is Cold

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        JACK PUMPKINHEAD

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        A FAREWELL TO ARMS

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

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        A Farewell To Arms

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        A FAREWELL TO ARMS

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        The Escaped Cock

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

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

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

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        Dante

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Menschen ohne maske (Men without masks)

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

      [Bookseller: Steven Waldman]
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        A Packet for Ezra Pound

      Dublin: The Cuala Press,, 1929. Octavo. Original Holland boards, write paper title label to spine, titles to upper board in black, blue endpapers. With the original glassine wrapper. Housed in a blue cloth slipcase. Vignette engraved title page. Tanning to endpapers. An excellent copy in the creased and tanned wrapper which has some splitting from the head of the spine, and loss to ends. First edition, first impression; one of only 425 copies. Yeats's Packet for Ezra Pound presents one side of an intriguingly unlikely literary and personal friendship; Yeats, who lived with Pound more than once (first in Ashdown Forest, where Pound's ostensibly secretarial status produced the drastic renovation of Yeats's poetic style in his 1914 collection "Responsibilities", and later in Rapallo during the late 1920s, the period of association with which Yeats's "Packet" is concerned), describes Pound as a man "whose art is the opposite of mine, whose criticism commends what I most condemn, a man with whom I should quarrel more than with anyone else if we were not united by affection." This copy is from the collection, with his inscription on the colophon, of Ronald Lane Latimer, an editor and publisher of modernist poetry under the Alcestis Press imprint in New York during the 1930s.

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

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN

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

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        The Old Man and The Sea

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

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

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

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        The Poet and the Lunatics (First Edition)

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

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        THE MARACOT DEEP AND OTHER STORIES

      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 few faint finger marks on front cover, else a fine copy in very. good four-color pictorial dust jacket with very shallow chipping at. head of spine panel and three corner tips, 12mm closed tear at top. edge of front panel, several minor internal mends with archival tape,. a some minor dust soiling to spine and rear panels. Overall, a. bright, attractive example of the colorful jacket. (#75142). 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.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD

      Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1929. ONE OF 775 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, including 575 for England (ours being #95 of the 200 copies for America). Hardcover. A Very Fine Untrimmed, Largely Unopened Copy. 267 x 206 mm (10 1/2 x 8 1/8"). ONE OF 775 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, including 575 for England (ours being #95 of the 200 copies for America). Very attractive red three-quarter morocco (stamp-signed "Putnams" along front turn-in), raised bands, spine handsomely gilt in compartments formed by plain and decorative rules, quatrefoil centerpiece surrounded by densely scrolling cornerpieces, sides and endleaves of rose-colored linen, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed and mostly UNOPENED. 12 COLOR PLATES BY RACKHAM (including the frontispiece) as well as five full-page and several smaller illustrations in the text. Hudson, p. 171; Latimore & Haskell, p. 65. Front board with insignificant small, round spot to cloth, but A VERY FINE COPY, UNUSUALLY BRIGHT AND CLEAN INSIDE AND OUT, with almost no signs of use.

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        The Vicar of Wakefield (Signed)

      London: George G. Harrap, 1929. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Arthur Rackham. Full vellum; gilt. Top edge gilt. No. 476 of 575 copies of the English edition, out of a total edition of 775 copies. 12 mounted color plates by Rackham. Signed by Rackham. The vellum is pure cream-white. Neat gift inscription on a contemporary engraved bookplate with a dragon's head and the motto 'Dum Spiro Spero'; boards yawning slkightly, else a fine copy and as nice as anyone could want. Latimore & Haskell, p. 65.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Foto-auge: 76 fotos der zeit / Oeil et photo: 76 photographies de notre temps / Photo-eye: 76 Photoes of the period

      Stuttgart: Akademischer Verlag Dr. Fritz Wedekind & Co., [1929]. 4to. pp. 18 + 76 illus. German, French & English text. profusely illus. in b/w. wrappers with a photograph by El Lissitzky (spine repaired, some staining & discolouration to covers, 1 inch square surface loss to top edge of front cover, small tear to top edge of title-page)

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        THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD

      George G. Harrap and Company, Limited. London. 1929. FIRST RACKHAM EDITION. DELUX LIMITED EDITION. One of 575 copies, numbered and signed by Rackham, for England. There were another 200 delux copies issued in the United States. Large 8vo.(10 x 7.9 inches). 12 full page colour plates and 22 line drawings throughout the text. Finely bound, by Brian Frost & Co, of Bath, in full dark blue morocco. Spine with five raised bands, each with three small gilt floral decorations. Compartments with double ruled borders. Within the borders are floral decorative centre pieces. Boards with double ruled gilt borders. Edges of boards with gilt piping. Gilt triple ruled edge to the inner boards. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A finely bound copy of this beautiful delux edition housed in a felt lined blue cloth slip case.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        (Rackham, Arthur) The Vicar of Wakefield

      London: Harrap, (1929). Quarto. 232pp. From an edition of 775 copies signed by Rackham, this is one of 575 copies that comprise the English issue. Illustrated with twelve full-page color plates and twenty-two black & white drawings. A fine copy in gilt-stamped vellum with only light toning to page edges, endpapers, and board edges. T.e.g.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Psalmau Dafydd

      Newtown, Montgomeryshire: Gwasg Gregynnog, 1929 In Red niger morocco spine and red buckram corner pieces, 5 raised bands outlined in blind, gilt spine titling, blue silk head bands, slightly rubbed. Internally top edge gilt, fore and tail uncut, light foxing to ep's as normal, wood engraved title page in red and black, [4], 189 pp, [2]. Probably the most sought after of all the Welsh Gregynog's, no 33 of a small limitation, with the ink signature of Garfield Hughes on inside front blank pages, also a letter from a book seller offering him other Gregynog's. (Harrop 14/190)

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD

      Harrap and Co.London.,1929. FIRST RACKHAM EDITION.12 full page colour plates and 22 line drawings throughout the text.Finely bound in Publishers delux leather binding of dark brown morocco,spine lettered in gilt.Front board with reproduction of one of the books colour plates in gilt and six different coloured leathers.Green endpapers illustrated with white silhouettes.Top edge gilt.Neat previous owners name and address stamp to top of front free endpaper.Minor rubbing to the edges but overall a very good copy of this beautiful delux edition.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The vicar of Wakefield / Oliver Goldsmith ; illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      London : George G. Harrap & Co., 1929. 1st Edition in this form. Physical desc.: 231 p., [11] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm. Notes: Ill. endpapers. Subject: Illustrated books - British Isles - 1929. Near fine copy in the original top-edge, gilt-blocked pictorial cloth. Panel edges very slightly dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression.

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

      London: George G. Harrap & Company Ltd. 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. 1929. 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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        THE BARSETSHIRE NOVELS. Barchester Towers; Framley Parsonage; The Small House at Allington; The Warden; Dr. Thorne; The last chronicle of Barset; An Autobiography

      Shakespeare Head Press, Stratford, and published by Basil Blackwell, Oxford.,1929. FOURTEEN VOLUMES, Complete. Large 8vo. (9.5 x 6.5 inches). Limited edition. One of 525 sets, 500 for sale.. The Shakespeare Head Edition, edited by Michael Sadleir, with a very useful Index of Characters appearing in the Novels. Old worm hole (the Worm long gone) through the top of the pages in volume one of Barchester Towers, just affecting a few letters of the top line of text on the last three leaves. A bright set in the publishers green cloth with gilt lettering to the spines. Top edges gilt, the others untrimmed. Overall a very good copy of this well printed set.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The Barsetshire Novels, plus the Autobiography: The Shakespeare Head Edition of the Novels of Anthony Trollope. In 14 volumes complete: Barchester Towers, Framley Parsonage, The Small House at Allington, The Warden, Dr. Thorne, The Last Chronicle of Barset, and An Autobiography

      Oxford:: Published for the Shakespeare Head Press by Basil Blackwell,, 1929.. Limited Edition of 525 copies.. Hardcover. Very Good+. Large paper, well printed, with good size type. Slight toning to endpapers of a few vols, pages otherwise unmarked and very clean. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. 9.5 x 6.25 ins, in the original green buckram, spines titled in gilt. One or two vols have faint marks to the cloth: otherwise, and generally, all clean and bright. Severe knock to front upper corner of the penultimate volume: perhaps three other corners not quite sharp, and a few spine ends puckered. A very nice set. [EXTRA Heavy Item]

      [Bookseller: Chapel Books]
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        SELECTED POEMS LYRICAL AND NARRATIVE

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1929.. Blue cloth, elaborately stamped in blind, title lettered in gilt, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Portrait vignette on title. Light foxing at edges, a few spots of marginal soiling, cloth a trifle rubbed and faintly soiled, but a very good copy. First edition of this selection. One of 1500 copies. This copy has the errata slip Wade asserts appeared only in some copies, "though not the earliest." Inscribed by Yeats 19 days after formal publication: "Olivia Shakespear from W.B. Yeats Oct 27, 1929." With a further inscription (in the hand of the recipient): "Given to B.C.W. by Ezra Pound Nov 7th 1938." "B.C.W." was B. Cyril Windeler, whose prose work, ELIMUS (1923), appeared in Pound's "Inquest" series published by the Three Mountains Press. ELIMUS was illustrated with twelve designs by Dorothy Shakespear, Olivia's daughter (and Pound's wife). Laid in back are several folded small octavo leaves of manuscript drafts, in ink and pencil, in Windeler's hand, of poems. Yeats met Olivia Shakespear through her cousin, Lionel Johnson, in May 1894. In the double shadows of her troubled marriage to Henry H. Shakespear and Yeats’s unrequited love for Maud Gonne, they began a close and enduring friendship that was punctuated by at least one, if not two, periods of genuine intimacy. In 1896, Yeats entered into a year-long affair with Olivia, counted as his first consummated physical relationship. However, Yeats’s ties to Maud Gonne were irrevocable, and resulted in the emotional termination of the affair recorded in “The Lover Mourns for the Loss of Love.” Several of the other poems he wrote to her are also collected in THE WIND AMONG THE REEDS. They remained close friends and correspondents nonetheless, and it was Olivia who introduced Yeats to Pound in 1909. After her death in October 1938, Yeats wrote about her in a letter: “For more than forty years she has been the centre of my life in London and during all that time we have never had a quarrel, sadness sometimes but never a difference.” Pound gave away a number of her books to friends when he settled her affairs. WADE 165.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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