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        A Room of One's Own

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company,, 1929. Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine bumped, gilt to spine oxidized, dust jacket chipped with loss to some of the review on the back panel. First US trade edition, first printing. Signed on the front free endpaper by Woolf. Preceded by the signed limited edition issued in the USA and simultaneously in the United Kingdom. One of the author's best known works and a key essay in the history of literary theory.

      [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.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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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)

      [Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)]
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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.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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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 .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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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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        The Horse of the Desert. Introduction by Major-General James G. Harbord and Professor Henry Fairfield Osborn

      New York: Derrydale Press, 1929. First edition, unnumbered copy of the deluxe issue, signed by the author (75 numbered large paper copies printed on Van Gelder Book paper). Large 4to. Color plate after Harrington Bird and hitherto unpublished work of Henry Alken, many black and white half-tones. Later full blue morocco with emblematic gilt tooling. Siegel 25; Frazier B-19-D

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        La Revue Anarchiste

      La Revue Anarchiste 1929 - Paris, La Revue Anarchiste, n°s 1 (décembre 1929) à 12 (novembre-décembre 1930), 1 n° quadruple (8-11) - Toilé, 16,5 cm x 25,5 cm, de 56 à 144 pages – Textes et poèmes de Elie Angonin, E. Armand, Banville d’Hostel, Pierre Besnard, Eugène Bizeau, Horace Beackley , Léo Claude (Léo Malet), Joseph Durand, Sébastien Faure, Ganz-Allein, Hem Day, Fernand Kolsey, Lacaze-Duthiers, Léo Malet, Louise Michel, Georges Navel, Aurèle Patorni, Jules Rivet, Voline, etc ; bois gravés , dessins et reproductions de Bécan, Canélas, Delatousche, Steinlen (1 hors-texte pliant en couleur), portraits ; table des matières en fin de volume ; envoi de Voline à la page 52 du n°2– Bon état [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Sedon]
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        Sound and the Fury

      Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith 1929 - First Edition, First Printing with "First Published 1929" printed on the copyright page. A beautiful facsimile dustjacket from the ORIGINAL with "Humanity Uprooted priced at $3.00" that looks about new. The book is in nice shape with minor wear to the spine and boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Air Pioneering in the Arctic. The Two Polar Flights of Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth. Part I: The 1925 Flight from Spitzbergen to 88 North. Part II: The First Crossing of the Polar Sea, 1926

      New York: National Americana Society 1929, 2nd printing. () [x],126pp. Very good. Folio in original gilt lettered blue cloth and blue endpapers with gilt top edge, photogravure plates, and plates from facsimiles and maps. A wonderfull unfaded copy of a very scarce title. Collection of articles on Ellsworth's two Arctic expeditions with Amundsen, the first flying from Spitsbergen to the North Pole in two planes, largely financed by Ellsworth, the party of six reached 87° 44N before being forced down with engine trouble. In 1926 Amundsen and Ellsworth returned to the Arctic, this time in the semi rigid airship, the 'Norge,' making the first crossing of the polar sea from Spitsbergen to Teller, Alaska over the North Pole. Although the title page states second printing both printings are the identicle and both are very scarce..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Toad of Toad Hall. A Play from Kenneth Grahame's Book "The Wind in the Willows"

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1929. Octavo. Original blue cloth backed cream boards, printed paper label to front cover. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the rubbed and dulled jacket with tanned spine panel and nicked corners. First edition, first impression. Limited edition of 200 copies on handmade paper signed by both Kenneth Grahame and A. A. Milne on the limitation leaf. Together with with a programme for the first performance of the play at The Playhouse, Liverpool, December 21, 1929. Milne was a great admirer of Grahame's story, The Wind in the Willows, and this dramatisation became one of Milne's most popular plays.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Brown on Resolution

      [London:] John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited,, 1929. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to upper board and spine in yellow, with the pictorial dust jacket. Some trivial spotting, hinges just a touch strained, spine ever so slightly cocked but an excellent copy in the lightly marked and very slightly nicked dust jacket. First edition, first impression. A novel of the Great War and exceptionally scarce in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE IRON MAN AND THE TIN WOMAN AND OTHER FUTURITIES. Signed

      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.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Le Manuscrit Autographe. (One original transfer lithograph by Picasso) Quatrième Année No 21, May-June 1929

      Paris: Blaizot & Fils 1929 - Quatrième Année No 21, May-June 1929. Royère, Jean; Paris: Blaizot & Fils, 1929. One of 300 copies with one loose lithograph, on Lafuma wove, signed and dated in transfer paper: “Picasso Mai XXIX” measuring 285x230 mm, , 5 plates by Picasso, and reproductions of manuscripts by Jean Royere, Pierre Louys, Robert Schumann, and others. The transfer lithograph, representing a standing figure, reflect the interest shown by the artist in sculptural and spatial problems between 1927 and 1929. 4to, original lettered wrappers; slight separation at front hinge, lithograph with minor light foxing along top margin and a few spots to lower left; custom cloth clamshell box with spine label. Ref: Block 96, Cramer 17 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA - ILAB)]
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        Le nouveau monde industriel ou invention du procédé d'industrie attrayante et naturelle distribuée en séries passionnées.

      Paris, Bossange 1929 - Première édition. Reliure mi-cuir de l'époque à dos lisse avec titre, filets et frise dorée en bel état; gardes et coupes marbrées; In-8 de XVI, 576 pp. intérieur en parfait état et d'une rare fraicheur, absence totale de rousseurs; anciennes corrections à l'encre sur quelques pages 56, 450, 525, peut-être quelques autres;très bel ex. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

      Black Sun Press, Paris 1929 - Rebound in full leather by Bennett with marbled endpapers and gilt edges. Limited to 335 copies on arches paper numbered 66 to 400. This one is 397. One of the few classic titles done by the Crosbys. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Crescent Moon [Büyüyen ay] [Signed by Author, and Signed by Illustrator Nandalall Bose (twice) and by Illustrator Asit Kumar Haldar (once)]

      London: Macmillan & Company, 1929. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near Fine/good. A Near Fine Association copy of the first edition in this elegant binding, SIGNED BY RABINDRANATH TAGORE on the title page and ALSO SIGNED BY THE BOOK'S TWO ILLUSTRATORS -- FAMED INDIAN ARTISTS NANDALALL BOSE (on the front free endpaper and again on the frontispiece, the bottom of which has been cut away but in a manner not affecting the illustration) and ASIT KUMAR HALDAR (on the front free endpaper), in a good example of the rare dust jacket (generally worn, several inexpert repairs to the jacket verso at the spine, to the front flap which appears to have come free of the jacket, as well as at the spine ends and upper rear panel, there using a paper similar in grade to that of the flaps --- nevertheless an unusual survival of this rare dust jacket). The book is bound in the Publisher's elegant blue linen with the front board and spine each beautifully lettered, blocked, and decorated in gilt and shows only light wear at the spine ends and board corners, minor oxidation to the gilt of the front board and spine and slight curving to the boards, and contains eight illustrations taken from works of Art by Nandalall Bose, Asit Kumar Haldar, Abanindranath Tagore, and Surendranath Ganguli. "The Crescent Moon" was first published in English in 1913, and was then republished a number of times. This elegant binding was not published until 1929 and this is the first edition in such binding, the eleventh printing overall. Rabindranath Tagore won the 1913 Nobel Prize in Literature "because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West". (Tagore was fluent both in Bengali and in English. A close friend of Gandhi's -- each man admired the other greatly -- he also was knighted by the British in 1915, but later resigned the honor in protest of British policies in India. Though he supported Indian independence, he urged the Indian people not to view themselves as victims of the British, seeing instead British rule as a "political symptom of our social disease", urging not outright revolution but rather advising the people to engage in self-help and education that would ultimately produce a capable and independent nation. Interestingly, it was Tagore who Tagore who popularized "Mahatma" (or "Great Soul") as a description of Gandhi.) Significantly, Tagore was the first non-European to win the Prize. A polymath, he painted, wrote novels, essays, short stories, travelogues, and dramas, as well as over two thousand songs for which he wrote both the lyric and music. Nandalall Bose and Asit Kumar Haldar were students of famed Indian artist Abanindranath Tagore, the nephew of Rabindranath Tagore. (The publication of Rabindranath's Tagore's "Gitanjali" in English brought the Tagore family international renown and was the catalyst which made Abanindranath Tagore's art better known in the western world.) Bose's paintings are among the most important of modern Indian Artists and he is one of nine modern artists whose works have been declared by India's Department of Culture to be "art treasures, having regard to their artistic and aesthetic value". Poet, author, and painter Asit Kumar Haldar was Rabindranath Tagore's grand nephew [his maternal grandmother was Rabindranath Tagore's sister] and studied under, and served as an assistant to, Rabindranath Tagore, himself a noted artist. Haldar was appointed principal of the Government School of Art & Crafts at Lucknow by the British Government, making him the first Indian ever to be appointed as the principal of a Government Art School, and, in 1934, he became the first Indian to be elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (London). Signed copies of Tagore's works, especially in collectible condition, are quite uncommon. (Our search of the auction records back to 1935 reveals a number of signed photographs and letters, but no signed copies of Tagore's books.) This copy, from the Estate of decorated Naval Officer and actor Douglas Fairbanks whose bookplate resides on the front pastedown, has the added benefit of being signed twice by two quite prominent Indian Artists, Nandalall Bose and Asit Kumar Haldar, each of whose work illustrates this lovely volume, making it a rare book indeed. A Near Fine copy in the rare dust jacket, SIGNED BY RABINDRANATH TAGORE and ALSO SIGNED BY NANDALALL BOSE (twice) and by ASIT KUMAR HALDAR. RARE INDEED.

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        The Red Napoleon

      Cape & Smith New York: Cape & Smith. (1929). First. First edition. Darkening in the gutters, as always seems the case with this title, else fine in a bright, near fine dustwrapper with a small chip on the rear panel. Tipped to the front pastedown is a card Signed by Gibbons. A title that is advertised on the back of The Sound and the Fury and resurfaced in the Lost American Classics series. This is a "Yellow Peril" novel about a Tarter-Mongol tyrant leading his hoards through Europe, into Canada and invading the United States, by an important American war correspondent who lost an eye at Chateau-Thierry and won the Croix de Guerre. Exceptionally uncommon in this condition. .

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        Geldtheorie Und Konjunkturtheorie (Common English Title: Monetary Theory and the Trade Cycle)

      Holder-Pichler-Tempsky A.G 1929 - First printing German language softcover rebound in a library binding (the covers appear to have been removed in this rebinding). This is an ex-university library book with the usual markings. Otherwise, the book is good with shelfwear, a good amount of underlining and some notations. Most of the underlining and notations are in regular or red pencil, but a few appear to be in pen. A good example of a very scarce resource. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        FRANZ SCHUBERT UND SEIN KREIS , - Eingeleitet von Felix Weingartner (Schaubücher 24),

      Verlag Orell Füssli, 1929 - 24 Textseiten* + 68 Bildseiten mit 72 Abb. s/w 8° Halbleinen, Gebrauchsspurenan Ecken und Kanten, Seiten etwas gebräunt, das Alter berücksichtigend: gutes Exemplar J71 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 400 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ABC Versandantiquariat]
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        Das Zauberboot [Moveable]

      Herbert Stuffer 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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        [American Hunting Scenes. Colorists' model for "Well Away"]

      New York: Derrydale Press 1929 [New York: Derrydale Press, 1929]. (FOXHUNTING) Approximately 19 x 12 inches. Proof before letters, colored. Marginal smudging from colorists' handling; the image bright and clear. Ordeman pp. 37-8 . These were, notes Ordeman, "the first aquatints depicting contemporary American foxhunting scenes ever published ... "The First Flight" was the first print published, and it was only after it had proven popular that Mr. Connett issued the three prints that completed the set." Fine example of a colorist's model, from the proof before letters

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        Why

      [New York]: Privately Printed [by The Derrydale Press], 1929 - Frazier's first state, one of one hundred copies on Dutch Charcoal paper (identified by the spacing of the chain lines) and with the transposed lines on page 31 uncorrected First edition, first state, one of 100 copies copies on Dutch charcoal paper. 12mo. Frontispiece. Title page printed in black within a green border. [vi], 38 pp. Light green paper-covered boards, printed label on upper board. Spine slightly faded. Custom morocco backed box. Exceedingly scarce. Siegel 33; Frazier F-4-D ("a relatively low distribution rate and a poor survival rate") [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

      Little, Brown & Co, Boston 1929 - A Fine copy of the book, appearing unread. In a Very Good+ dust jacket, priced at $2.50, with a small chip at the top of the spine and two short tears on the rear panel. Originally published in Germany in 1928, the book became an international best-seller with over 2.5 million copies worldwide within the first year and a half of publication. It gives a German soldier's perspective on the first world war and then the alienation felt after returning to a civilian lifestyle. Adapted to the screen by Lewis Milestone in 1930 winning academy awards for Best Picture and Best Director. Fine in Very Good +. dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Antiform

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

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector]
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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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        Der Nervenarzt. Monatsschrift für alle Gebiete nervernärztlicher Tätigkeit mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der psychomatischen Beziehungen. 2. Jahrgang 1929 (12 Hefte gebunden)

      Verlag von Julius Springer, Berlin, 1929, - 3 762 Seiten Bibl.Ex. mit ein paar Stempeln innen, gebunden in schwarzen Halbleinen Hardcover,

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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).

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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