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        Dear Judas, and Other Poems

      Horace Liveright, New York 1929 - Hardcover in original publisher's non price-clipped dust-jacket. 129 pages. First trade edition, one of only 3,000 printed. Inscribed and signed by Jeffers to A.W. Peterson at Tor House, Carmel, California, August, 1939. An exceptional copy with no previous ownership marks or labels. Book is clean, square, fresh and unmarked. Dust-jacket shows two small closed tears on lower front panel, else fine. The volume contains two longer poems, the eponymous titled 'Dear Judas' and 'The Loving Shepherdess', plus six other poems. Purchased in the late 1980's, by previous owner, at one of the six Christie's sales of the Doheny collection. Housed in a marvelous multi-colored half-leather modernist slipcase with inner clamshell sleeve. A fine inscribed copy in a very good+ dust-jacket, now protected by acetate cover, the whole presented in a magnificent near fine custom book box. [Albert 60] Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Great Expectations Rare Books]
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        The Long Eared Bat (The Tale of the Long-Eared Bat)

      Akron and New York: The Saalfield Publishing Company, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good plus. Fern Bisel Peat. Thin folio. 64pp. Each page of text encased in a black and white frame illustrated by Fern Bisel Peat. In addition there are four full page illustrations in color. Publisher's black cloth spine, decorated paper boards by the illustrator, yellow endpapers. A fine, gift-quality copy exhibiting essentially no trace of wear. The dustwrapper is not clipped; it has a little wear along the edges and folds but is very good or better. You will not find this title in better condition.

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        Paper Houses.

      London: The Hogarth Press,, 1929. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Very faint fading to cloth around the extremities, but an excellent copy, sound and fresh, with the dust jacket only a little tanned and stained to spine and slightly chipped at the ends and corners, entirely unrestored. First edition, first impression, an uncommon Hogarth Press title (1,262 copies were printed), with the very scarce Roger Fry dust jacket in exceptional condition. Paper Houses is an early short story collection by William Plomer (1903-1973).

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        THE WINDING STAIR

      New York: The Fountain Press, 1929. SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF YEATS'S THE WINDING STAIR , ONLY ONE OF 600 SIGNED COPIES. "Some of Yeats's greatest verse was written subsequently, appearing in The Winding Stair (1929). The poems... use, as their dominant subjects and symbols, the Easter Rising and the Irish civil war; Yeats's own tower; the Byzantine Empire and its mosaics; Plato, Plotinus, and Porphyry; and the author's interest in contemporary psychical research" (Encyclopedia Britannica).This is the true first appearance of The Winding Stair collection, published soon after Yeats's The Tower (1928).  These two productions are widely regarded as containing Yeats's most accomplished and sophisticated works.The poems included in this collection are: "In Memory of Eva Gore Booth and Con Markiewicz", "Death", "A Dialogue of Self and Soul," Blood and the Moon", "Oil and Blood", and "A Woman Young and Old".Number 357 of 600 copies signed by the author on the half-title, from a total edition of 642 copies. New York: The Fountain Press, 1929. Octavo, original blue cloth, red morocco labels, gilt detailing and lettering on spine, gilt floral rolls to boards; top edge gilt. Pages untrimmed (as issued); purple endpapers. Handsome small bookseller's sticker on rear pastedown. Housed in a vibrant custom teal box. Light, general wear to binding; spots of fading to endpapers (as usual); text exceptionally clean. An exquisite, fresh copy. Fine.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        All Quiet on the Western Front

      London: G. P. Putnam's Sons,, March 1929. Translated from the German by A. W. Wheen. Octavo. Original oatmeal cloth, titles to front board and spine in green, green top edge. With the dust jacket. Top-stain rather faded, but an excellent copy in the dust jacket with a single short tear to top of front panel (postage-stamp repair to verso), small chips to the corners, and other very light rubbing to the extremities. First edition in English, first impression. One of the essential novels of the Great War and very scarce in such smart condition.

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        Mary Butts in Paris 1929.' A drawing in pencil by Arthur Lett-Haines (1894-1978).

      Self-published., Paris 1929 - A drawing titled 'Mary Butts in Paris 1929.' A drawing in pencil by Arthur Lett-Haines (1894-1978). The drawing is signed, inscribed and dated in pencil by the artist.Size 285x215mm.Exhibited: 'Arthur Lett Haines' Redfern Gallery, London March-April 1984, No.7. 'Nina Hamnett and her circle'. Michael Parkin Gallery, London October 15-November 5 1986 No.66. Where purchased by Seward Kenne [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Koruna. Obrázkový Magazin. Year I, No. 1 (January 1929) through Year II, No. 7 (July 1930) (all published)

      A complete run in 27 issues of the biweekly Czech illustrated magazine, Year I 516 pp. total, Year II 142 pp., under the editorial direction of Antonin Král, focused on pictorial topics, movies, popular culture, and avant-garde theater, much of the content with significant erotic and romantic overtones. Profusely illustrated throughout from photocollages, photographs, drawings, cartoons, and advertisements. 8vo. 3/4 cloth-backed marbled boards, orig. illustrated wrpps. bound in. Prague 1929-1930. Many of the covers of Koruna are eye-catching photomontages have been attributed to Vojt ch Tittelbach and/or Vladimir Sychra, both Czech painters and graphic designers. Very scarce; as of August 2017, WorldCat locates only two holdings in North American institutions.

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        All Quiet on the Western Front. Translated from the German by A. W. Wheen.

      London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, March 1929 - Octavo. Original oatmeal cloth, titles to front board and spine in green, green top edge. With the dust jacket. Top-stain rather faded, but an excellent copy in the dust jacket with a single short tear to top of front panel (postage-stamp repair to verso), small chips to the corners, and other very light rubbing to the extremities. First edition in English, first impression. One of the essential novels of the Great War and very scarce in such smart condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Those were the days

      Methuen & Co, London 1929 - Edition limited to 250 copies on India Paper, signed by the author (this, no. 111); 8vo, pp. xix, [1], 887, [1]; original red cloth stamped in gilt, t.e.g.; fine copy in an unclipped dust jacket with spine slightly sunned and one tiny chip out at the bottom of the spine. Contains four of Milne's essay and story collections: The Day's Play; The Holiday Round; Once a Week; and, The Sunnyside, all of which had been previously published separately. Haring-Smith E400 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        BERTRAND Marcel Plus que Reine Opéra Dédicace Chant Piano 1929

      1929 - BERTRAND Marcel Plus que Reine Drame Lyrique en quatre actes et six tableaux Livret de Henri Cain (d'après Emile Bergerat) Musique de Marcel Bertrand pour Chant et Piano Paris, Choudens Editeur A. C. 16714 XXe siècle 1929 Dédicace et Signature manuscrites du compositeur Marcel Bertrand au chef d'orchestre Félix Hesse (créateur de l'opéra le 19 févrierà Nice) 292 pages 32.6 x 25.6 cm Très bon état, couverture défraîchie 026458 Opéra et Ballet [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        THE WINDING STAIR

      The Fountain Press, New York 1929 - SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF YEATS'S THE WINDING STAIR , ONLY ONE OF 600 SIGNED COPIES. "Some of Yeats's greatest verse was written subsequently, appearing in The Winding Stair (1929). The poems. use, as their dominant subjects and symbols, the Easter Rising and the Irish civil war; Yeats's own tower; the Byzantine Empire and its mosaics; Plato, Plotinus, and Porphyry; and the author's interest in contemporary psychical research" (Encyclopedia Britannica). This is the true first appearance of The Winding Stair collection, published soon after Yeats's The Tower (1928). These two productions are widely regarded as containing Yeats's most accomplished and sophisticated works. The poems included in this collection are: "In Memory of Eva Gore Booth and Con Markiewicz", "Death", "A Dialogue of Self and Soul," Blood and the Moon", "Oil and Blood", and "A Woman Young and Old". Number 357 of 600 copies signed by the author on the half-title, from a total edition of 642 copies. New York: The Fountain Press, 1929. Octavo, original blue cloth, red morocco labels, gilt detailing and lettering on spine, gilt floral rolls to boards; top edge gilt. Pages untrimmed (as issued); purple endpapers. Handsome small bookseller's sticker on rear pastedown. Housed in a vibrant custom teal box. Light, general wear to binding; spots of fading to endpapers (as usual); text exceptionally clean. An exquisite, fresh copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Art forms in nature. Examples from the plant world photographed direct from nature

      1929 - XV pp., 120 pl. Londres, A. Zwemmer, 1929, in-4, XV pp, 120 pl, toile éditeur verte, 120 planches en héliogravure, d'après des photographies de plantes agrandies, par le professeur Blossfeldt. Cet ouvrage constitue le premier livre de Blossfeldt, paru pour la première fois en 1928 chez Wasmuth à Berlin. Introduction de Charles Nierendorf, galeriste berlinois, qui réalisa la première exposition des photos de Blossfeldt en 1926. Table des planches avec les noms des plantes en latin et en français, ainsi que la taille du grossissement. Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) a réalisé plusieurs milliers de photographies de végétaux en gros plan. Il a été professeur dans différentes école d'art à Berlin, et utilisait ses clichés pour son enseignement du modelage en vue de la réalisation d'objets. Il est qualifié de photographe de Nouvelle Objectivité, illustrant les formes et les structures des plantes de façon totalement inédite. Sans la jaquette, cartonnage frotté. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of Japan, giving an account of the ancient and present state and government of that empire. 2 vols. in 1. Reprint of the 1727 London edition. Kyoto, Koseikaku

      1929 - Reprint. No. 101 of 150 limited edition. 2 vols. in 1. Folio, lii, 612, 75, 11pp, modern full calf, spine gilt lettered and decorated, rebacked [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Extra Muros

      Paris, Au Sans Pareil 1929 - 28.5x2x23 cm One of 220 copies on velin blanc including original lithographs by Georges Annenkoff. Almost perfect conditions and uncut.Il s'agit de l'un des 220 exemplaires imprimé sur Vélin Blanc et comprenant des lithogrpahies de Georges Annenkoff. Dans des conditions presque parfaites et non-coupé.

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        "Die Sondierung des rechten Herzens".; In: Klinische Wochenschrift. Vol. 8, no. 2

      Berlin and Munich: Julius Spriner and J. F. Bergmann, 1929. First edition. Slight rubbing to covers, generally fine/From the Collection of Allan B. Kirsner, M.D. Thick 4to. Forssmann's paper is on pp. 2085-87, 2287. Entire volume: xi, pp. [1241]-2440, xlviii pp. Contemporary two-toned cloth; gilt-lettered on spine. "The first cardiac catheterization on a living person. Forssmann catheterized his own heart. In 1956 he shared the Nobel Prize with Cournand (No. 2871) and Richards (No. 2883.2) for his work on cardiac catheterization. Historical note by N. Howard-Jones, Bull. Hist. Med.,1973, 47,524-6. English translation in Callahan, Keys & Key, Classics of Cardiology, Vol. 3, 250-55" (Garrison-Morton-Norman 2858).

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        THE SOUND AND THE FURY

      New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1929. FIRST EDITION, one of only 1789 copies printed. Finely re-bound in full black leather. Spine has author, title and 1929 date stamped in gilt. Retains the original and distinctive patterned black and white art-deco style pastedowns and free endpapers. Internally nice and clean with no name or other markings. Widely considered Faulkner's best novel and a highspot of 20th century fiction. The novel describes the decay and fall of the aristocratic Compton family, and, implicitly, of an entire social order. The book was a radical experiment in form and technique told from four different points of view. . First Edition. Full-Leather.

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        LIZA JANE AND THE KINKIES

      J. H. Sears and Company, Inc., New York 1929 - (Black Interest) LIZA JANE AND THE KINKIES written and illustrated by Mary Phipps. New York: J. H. Sears and Company, Inc., 1929. First edition. 4to - 8-1/16" x 10-15/16". Black cloth backed color pictorial boards with light soiling and wear to the corners and edges for what remains a nice copy of the book. The text of the book is hand-written and there are black, red and white illustrations on every page. The story follows a day in the life of Liza Jane Lee and tells of the adventures she has, the highlight of which is her meeting and befriending a group of black fairies called the Kinkies. There is a book plate on the front paste-down and the "belongs to" box is filled in with the book owner's name and the name of the people who gave it to her. The binding is the slightest bit shaky but all signatures and binding are intact. Additionally, one page is a bit proud and it has a few very short marginal tears and a tiny chip on the top edge because of it. This copy is quite special because it has A WONDERFUL ORIGINAL DRAWING OF LIZA JANE ALONG WITH AN INSCRIBED PRESENTATION DATED NOVEMBER 2, 1929 BY THE BOOK'S AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR, MARY PHIPPS. Although not a perfect copy, this book is still firmly of collectible condition and the inclusion of the signed drawing/presentation makes it quite special indeed. The condition of this book is VERY GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        A Farewell to Arms

      Charles Scribner's Sons 1929 - Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1929. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Scribner's Seal on the copyright page. No legal disclaimer. Black cloth boards. Rare First Issue. Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, age toning. Writing at the front endpaper, light stain at the top edge. The dust jacket is not present. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed. Moscow, 23. XII. 1929.

      1929. 4to. ¾ p. With autogr. envelope. To Oscar Hans Menges, on his passion for collecting cactuses. - Somewhat wrinkled and with small traces of folding.

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        The Middle Parts of Fortune Somme and Ancre, 1916, 2 Volumes

      The Piazza Press, London 1929 - Piazza Press, issued to subscribers by Peter Davies, 1929 but 1930 to spine as issued. With the partially intact scarce glassine wrapper with brown paper flaps and in the maroon cloth slipcase in good condition. An exceptional copy of these two delightful volumes, limited to 520 numbered copies, original brown buckram with teg and marbled endpapers, pp. (iv), 226; 227-453. A very good and complete set of a famous work in original slipcase. Manning, son of Sir William Manning, one-time Mayor of Sydney, was an Australian poet and essayist. He served throughout the war as a private in the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. This famous work is the story of his battalion "from the time it is chewed to pieces on the Somme until, brought up to strength again, it is thrust into another vain attack". T. E. Lawrence said "No praise could be too sheer for this book.". There is little doubt that this is one of the finest pieces of writing on the First World War. The title is taken from the Shakesperian quote, "On fortunes cap we are not the very button. Then you live about her waist, or in the middle of her favours?.Faith, her privates we". The edited trade edition was published as Her Privates We. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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, top edges gilt, others uncut, red silk page-markers, marbled endpapers. With the original red cloth slipcase. Spines slightly rolled, tips very faintly rubbed, otherwise a fine set, with the slipcase only a trifle rubbed here and there. First edition, first impression, number 433 of 525 copies in the original unexpurgated edition. Manning's Middle Parts of Fortune was 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 (taken from the line in Shakespeare's Hamlet immediately following "The Middle Parts of Fortune"), 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. The book is extremely unusual to find in the rather ill-made original slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Marketing Used Cars

      HARPER & BROTHERS, NEW YORK AND LONDON 1929 - Black and white illustrations. Clear plastic for dusk jacket. Markings on the text. Title gilted. General wear and rubbed cover. Tight binding. DATE PUBLISHED: 1929 EDITION: 181 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Kamf. Monatshrift farn Poyle-Tsienistishn Gedank.

      Paris Imp. d'Art Voltaire 1929 - 48 pp. 23,8 x 15,5 cm. Original illustrated wrappers with typographical original woodcut (somewhat dusty, faded, stapling rusted, small owner's stamp to front wrapper). Browning due to paper, some staining and creasing. Text in Yiddish. Extremely rare Polish-Zionist magazine, published in Paris. The publication, which was obviously part of the circle of the General Jewish Labour Bund – a secular Jewish Socialist party, founded in Vilnius in 1897; contains contributions by various authors. Articles deal with emigration to Palestine and reflect a collective ideology of settlement based on socialism. The typographic cover illustration, which is a key motif, recalls the avant-garde work of István Irsai (1896-1968) Hungarian-born Israeli architect and graphic designer, who designed the Hebrew font "Haim" (named after Haim Nachman Bialik), as well as Zionist posters, the Broom (avant-garde art magazine), and HaKumkum (The Kettle); he also designed stage sets as well as logos and theatre programs. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE RED NAPOLEON

      New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, [1929].. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-475 [476: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], several battle diagrams in the text as well as a fold-out plate opposite page [464] with diagram of decisive battle in Caribbean, original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red, top edge stained orange. First edition. A yellow/red peril future war novel whose main action is set in the U.S.S.R., London and Mexico during the period of 1932-1936 as a communist Tartar-Mongol nearly succeeds in subjugating the world, only to be defeated at the Battle of Jamaica. "Because of the writer's intimate knowledge of war reportage, one of the best imaginary war novels, despite wooden characters and an unconvincing American victory." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 879. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-21; (1981) 2-31; (1987) 2-34; and (1995) 2-42. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 337. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 58. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War: Future Wars 1763-3749, p. 238. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, pp. 90-91. Bleiler (1978), p. 81. Reginald 05938. Hanna, A Mirror for the Nation 1385. Early gift inscription on recto of half-title leaf, a fine copy in near fine pictorial dust jacket with light dust-soiling, mainly on rear panel, and touch of wear at edges. A sharp copy. In a custom black cloth open face slipcase. (#149810)

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        Feathered Game From A Sporting Journal

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1929. First edition, no. 313 of 500 copies. Title page vignette and ten color plates by Edgar Burke. 1 vols. 8vo. Original simulated mottled calf boards, black cloth spine, some cover wear, internally fine. Custom half brown morocco and cloth drop box wiyth morocco label on upper panel. Burke, Edgar. First edition, no. 313 of 500 copies. Title page vignette and ten color plates by Edgar Burke. 1 vols. 8vo. Siegel 24; Frazier C-10-a

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        La Révolution Défigurée

      First French edition. 8vo., original red wrappers, lettered in black, uncut, housed in a folding box. Paris. Les éditions Rieder.

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        Oltre la pittura. 17 giugno - 2 ottobre 1966, Palazzo Grassi - Venezia, Centro Internazionale delle Arti e del Costume.

      21,5 x 21,5 cm. Tit., 14 n. gez. Bll. (Text), 21 beidseitig bedruckte Bildtaf. (dav. 11 farb.), 1 Bl. mit 1 photogr. Porträt des Künstlers u. 3 Illustr. im Textteil. sowie einer 10-seit. Brosch. (mit Übersetzung des Textteils ins Franz., Engl. u. Dt.) als Beilage. Rotes OLn. m. weißgepr. Rückentitel sowie farbig illustr., transparentem Kunststoffumschlag. Umschlag etw. abgegriffen u. berieben sowie m. größerer Fehlstelle u. Einriß Text u. Tafeln sauber. Katalog der Ausstellung Über die Malerei hinaus mit malerischen, graphischen u. bildhauerischen Werken des surrealistischen Künstlers aus den Jahren 1929-1965. Im Textteil mit Beiträgen von Paolo Marinotti u. Franco Russoli sowie Max Ernst. - Von Max Ernst eigenhändig signiert.

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        FAR DER BINE : DERTSEYLUNGEN, PYESN, LIDER

      Mosk?v?e (Moscow) : Tsent?raler F?elk?er-Farlag Fun F. S. S. R., 1929 - 1st edition. Original dramatic constructivist paper covers 8vo, 135 pages ; 22 cm. In Yiddish. Title also in Russian on copyright page: "Dlia stseny. " SUBJECT (S) Yiddish literature. OCLC lists 3 copies worldwide (LOC, UMaryland, NLI) . Ex-library, but only with bookplate to later boards and faint blindstamp on non-illustarted title page. 1 inch closed tear to illustrated cover, one corner repaired, lacks spine. Paper browning with dampstaining throughout, but staining is not obtrusive on the illustrated cover. Lacks backstrip, otherwise Good Condition thus. (YID-26-10) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Collection of programmes.

      - 1947 1929 - 17 programmess, dimensions vary, kept in 2 modern red half-moroco boxes. Opera Prive de Paris (1929): 28 pp., several tipped in illustrations in colour, publisher's wrappers, cover by J. Bibline; spine partly split, 2 ll. detached. Russian Opera and Ballet at the Lyceum Theatre (May – June 1931): 24 pp., publisher's wrappers; covers rubbed, block detached; Russian Opera and Ballet at the Lyceum Theatre (May-June 1931): 14 pp., publisher's wrappers. Ballets Russes de Monte-Carlo at the Alhambra Theatre ( July 1933): 16 pp., supplementary programme inserted, publisher's wrappers; slightly soiled. Ballets Russes de Monte-Carlo at the Alhambra Theatre (October – November 1933): 16 pp., supplementary programme inserted, publisher's wrappers. The National Ballet of Lithuania at the Alhambra Theatre (March 1935): 12 pp., publisher's wrappers; slightly spotted. Col.W. de Basil's Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo (1935-36-7): 76 pp., publisher's wrappers, front cover by N. Gontcharova; some creases and marginal tears to covers. Col.W. de Basil's Ballets Russes (de Monte-Carlo), (American season October-April 1936-37): 76 pp., publisher's wrappers, front cover by N. Gontcharova; some creases and marginal tears to covers, block detached. Col. W. de Basil's Ballets Russes at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden (June - October 1937): 54 pp., several tipped in illustrations in colour, publisher's wrappers; upper cover detached, small marginal tears to covers, some colour illustrations with creases, occasional soiling and spotting. Ballets Russes de Monte-Carlo at Theatre Royal Drury Lane (July-August 1938): 20 pp., publisher's wrappers; slightly soiled. Season of Russian Ballet at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (July – August 1938): 12 pp., publisher's wrappers. Covent Garden Russian Ballet Company at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (June- August 1939), 36 pp., several tipped in illustrations in colour, one leaf with photog. portrait reproduction loosely inserted, publisher's wrappers, front cover by N. Gontcharova; corners of upper cover creased, some light soiling. Ballet Russes de Monte Carlo (Season 1938-1939 in the USA): 66 pp., publisher's wrappers, front cover by Ch.Berard; wrappers slightly creased and soiled. Ballet Russes de Monte Carlo (Season 1939-1940 in the USA): 68 pp.; publisher's wrappers, front cover by Henri Matisse; wrappers slightly soiled, several pages with very small marginal stain. Ballet Russes de Monte Carlo (Season 1941-1942 in the USA): 56 pp., publisher's wrappers, front cover by Salvador Dali. Ballet Russes de Monte Carlo (Season 1946-1947 in the USA): 64pp., publisher's wrappers, front cover by Cagli; two ll. Loose, wrappers slightly soiled. An extensive collection of programmes giving a full insight into the history of the founding and transformation of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Originally conceived by Sergei Diaghilev, the dancing company Ballet Russes was left with substantial debts after the death of the impresario in 1929. Its property was claimed by its creditors, and the company of dancers dispersed. Colonel Wassily de Basil and his associate René Blum revived the dancing company by founding the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo in 1931. The new company, which was joined by the choreographers and Diaghilev's alumni Léonide Massine and George Balanchine, gave its first performance at the Monte Carlo Opera already in 1932. By 1935 gradually deteriorating business relationship between de Basil and Blum led to a split and the formation of two separate companies – Blum's Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and de Basil's Original Ballet Russe. The Blum's new company presented its first season in 1938 - starting in Monte Carlo, then moving to London, and finally in October of that year performing at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. The Original Ballet Russe also presented itself for the first time in May 1938 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in London, a few hundred yards away from the Theatre R [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Vicar of Wakefield, The

      London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1929. One of the Most Popular and Widely Read Eighteenth Century Novels Among VictoriansArthur Rackham Plays it Safe![RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Vicar of Wakefield. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Company Limited, [1929]. First English edition, deluxe issue, limited to 775 copies (575 for England and 200 for the United States) signed by Arthur Rackham, this being copy no. 436 of the English issue. Quarto (10 5/16 x 7 3/4 in; 263 x 197 mm). 231, [1] pp. Twelve full page color plates, twenty-two black and white line drawings. Publisher's white vellum over boards, front cover ruled and lettered in gilt, spine decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. Minimal dust-soiling to spine. A near fine copy."In the England of jazz and Noel Coward the whimsical and fantastic had grown increasingly out of fashion. With The Vicar of Wakefield of 1929... Rackham played it safe by turning to historical costume... in which he had long been supremely accomplished and successful" (Hudson, p. 126)."The Vicar of Wakefield is a novel by Irish writer Oliver Goldsmith. It was written in 1761 and 1762, and published in 1766, and was one of the most popular and widely read 18th-century novels among Victorians. The novel is mentioned in George Eliot's Middlemarch, Jane Austen's Emma, Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities and David Copperfield, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Sarah Grand's The Heavenly Twins, Charlotte Brontë's The Professor and Villette, Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's The Sorrows of Young Werther, as well as his Dichtung und Wahrheit." (Wikipedia).Hudson, p. 171. Latimore and Haskell, p. 65. Riall, p. 170.

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        A Book of Prayers.

      St. Briac 1929 - Square 8vo (13.8 x 11.5 cm). Illuminated manuscript on vellum, parallel text in Church Slavonic and English, 58 leaves, with decorative headpieces and vignettes gilt, 4 etched metal plates (German silver) signed by Nozal, each with green silk guards. Binding by Asprey of London, square ebony boards with engraved metal centre- and cornerpieces, decorative enamel panel in pink-shaded blue and white and 4 moonstones set into upper cover, two clasps, gilt edges, in velvet-lined black folding box; small cracks on covers. Unusual illuminated manuscript on vellum, written and decorated by the Grand Duchess of Russia - beautifully bound and featuring four silver plates in a great art-deco style. The manuscript text, written both in Russian and English, is richly adorned with vignettes in turquoise, red and gold. However its most striking and unusual feature are the four metal plates bound in, engraved on both sides. They were created by Julie Nozal, a French wood engraver described once as "the only woman who makes incunabula" (Lucette). Nozal's work focused on medieval techniques and inspiration, and is very recognisable, informed both by her Catholicism and by her artistic and aristocratic lineage. She grew up in an environment of high wealth, privilege and patronage of the arts; her father was an enamelist and her father-in-law a painter. In her artistic career Nozal derived inspiration from early European art, following artists who shared her devotion to the Church and handcrafted books. Specially produced in collaboration with Grand Duchess Victoria of Russia, heir apparent to the throne. The last metal plate is inscribed "Fait par / S.A.I. Victoria / Grande Duchesse / de Russie / Jacques Nozal / Julie Nozal / achevé en 1929 St Briac". Nozals' family home "Les Emaux" is still located in the small town of Saint Briac outside of St. Malo, in Brittany, France. The town became famous for its royal inhabitants including Marie of Romania. After the Russian Revolution, Grand Duchess Victoria Fedorovna of Russia settled there too, along with her husband Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich. Also written in English and bound in London: a manuscript for a Russian Princess of British descent. Victoria Melita (1876–1936) was the daughter of the second son of Queen Victoria, Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Coburg, and his consort, Maria, daughter of Alexander II of Russia. Victoria married first her first cousin, the Duke of Hesse-Darmstadt, the older brother of Empress Alexandra of Russia. They were later divorced, and she married second (in a Romanov House scandal) the Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich, Nicholas II's first cousin. Kirill assumed the position of head of the House of Romanov and pretender to the throne, in St. Briac, on 26 July 1924, and proclaimed himself Emperor of all Russias on 31 August 1924. Lucette, Robert, "Julie–Jacques Nozal Est La Seule Femme Qui Fasse De L'incunable." Montreal Photo–Journal, October 21, 1948; Lettres Et Arts sec. 45, Ilana Goldszer [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Four Stoppages. A Configuration. Thrice-folded sheet to form eight panels. With the original envelope.

      = Jargon 5., - Very good condition., First edition is dedicated to Charles Neal, his memory. One of 200 unnumbered copies (Erbar Grotesk types, a Kamerun Papier from Firma Martz). Print in red and black. With the rare white envelope with Williams military address imprinted. - "Jonathan Williams (1929-2008) was American poet, publisher, essayist, and photographer. He is known as the founder of The Jargon Society, which has published poetry, experimental fiction, photography, and folk art since 1951. (...) The literary critic Hugh Kenner described Williams as the 'truffle hound of American poetry'." (verdant press). - Jaffe A8.

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        The Encyclopaedia Britannica - Fourteenth Edition - A New Survey of Universal Knowledge

      The Encyclopaedia Britannica Company, London - New York - Rheine 1929 - Band 1 - 24 komplett. Gutes Exemplar der Encyclopaedia Britannica, tadellose Bindung etc., Papier leicht nachgedunkelt, Lederrücken tlw. etwas brüchig, vor allem den Rückenober- und Unterkanten. Aus dem Besitz von Richard C. Patterson, Jr., überreicht zu seiner Ernennung zum "Comissioner of Correction" von New York City im September 1932 (Goldprägung auf 1. Band, Vorderdeckel), Patterson machte sich vor allem einen Namen als Mitbegründer und -gestalter von Riker's Island, besser bekannt als "The Rock" (Gefängnisinsel vor New York City), später als amerikanischer Botschafter in Yugoslawien, Guatemala und in der Schweiz. In jedem Band befindet sich auf dem Vorsatz ein schön gestaltetes Exlibris seiner Frau Shelley. - (Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland) Size: Lexikon-Oktav (bis 30 cm) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Rime of the Ancient Mariner [David Jones, artist] (No. 31 of 60 with extra suite of engravings)

      Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon, 1929. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Jones, David. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. 46 p. Signed by Artist. No. 31 of 60 copies with extra suite of engravings in final state and SIGNED by David Jones on the limitation page (total edition was 470 copies). David Jones (1895-1974) was both a writer and an artist; as a writer, he was one of the first-generation British modernist poets and was highly regarded by both T.S. Eliot and W.H. Auden. As an artist, he learned wood and copper engraving from Eric Gill, providing illustrations for the Golden Cockerel Press, for which he engraved the Cockerel itself in 1925. This set of copperplate etchings is considered one of his finest, with his style perfectly complementing the poetry. Jones is "often likened to William Blake because of his achievement in two arts and the religious vision that pervades all his works" (Horne, pg. 264). ***DESCRIPTION: Bound in natural linen cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, top edge gilt, fore-edge uncut, limitation statement at the front showing this to be no. 31 of sixty copies signed by the artist, with an extra set of the engravings in their final state, signed by David Jones on this page, the ten engravings throughout the text with the two small engravings serving as a headpiece and tailpiece, the extra sutie of engravings enclosed in a pocket on the rear pastedown; type Arrighi, printed at the Fanfare Press, London, folio size (just over 12.25" tall), pagination: (i-viii), 1-37, printer's statement (38). ***CONDITION: Volume is near fine, with a strong, square text block, solid hinges, gently bumped corners with a minimum of rubbing, the interior is clean and bright, and it is entirely free of prior owner markings; we had a professional do some minor repair to the head and tail of the spine, the spine has darkened and shows some minor soiling, boards somewhat dusty. The extra suite of engravings is fine. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the Abe standard does not always cover costs; please contact us for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Das Blumenbuch (Volumes I - III)

      [Mainz, Germany]: [Mainzer Presse, 1929-1930], 1929. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. [Koch, Rudolf; Kredel, Fritz; Wollner, Emil]. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. The idea for this work came from a trip Rudolph Koch took in Germany with his young children to gather wildflowers; he drew them, and then enlisted the help of his friend Fritz Kredel to make woodcuts from his drawings (from A Century for the Century by Hutner and Kelly)."Fritz Kredel learned his trade as assistant to Rudolph Koch, in Offenbach during the 1920's; by the time he left Germany he was a celebrated illustrator. The woodcut and pen and ink were his preferred mediums, and one of his masterpieces -- in collaboration with Koch -- was 'Das Blumenbuch' (''The Flower Book'') of 1929-30, for which Kredel cut more than 250 color flower illustrations in wood. Woodcuts, he felt, had a crispness and sharpness that could not be achieved in any other medium" (from a NY Times review of Centennial Exhibit of Kredel's work). The woodcuts were then hand-colored by Emil Wollner.***DESCRIPTION: All text in German; each volume contains hand-colored plates printed on the rectos only, with each page displaying one flower, some arranged by season ("From Winter to Early Spring" and so on) or locale ("In the Meadow", etc); Table of Contents at the rear, a total of 250 plates between the three volumes. Limited edition of 1000 copies, unnumbered (which followed a special edition of only 20 copies); 12" tall.***CONDITION: All three volumes in near fine condition with light wear to the head of the spines, some rubbing to one corner, and a very light, stray mark on the front of Volumes I and III. Volume II has duplicate plate numbers 167-170 bound in, no plates missing. Lacking slipcases.***CITATION: A Century for the Century no. 20.***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply, please contact seller for details.***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        The Comedy of Dante Alighieri of Florence: Commonly Called The Divine Comedy, (Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso) [with] The Florence of Dante Alighieri, The Dante of All the World [and with] Announcement of the Publication of The Comedy of Dante Alighieri (4 Volumes with prospectus, in custom wooden case, with protective bags)

      San Francisco: John Henry Nash, 1929. Limited Edition. Vellum. Fine. No. 205 of 250 sets, Folio - over 12" to 15" tall, approximately 630 pp. for the four volumes. This work, spectacular in execution by one of the early 20th century's most distinguished printers, hardly needs an introduction. Melville Best Anderson (1851-1933) against all advice, decided to do a new translation of Dante in "terza rime" which is almost impossible to do in English, spending 28 years on his translation. John Henry Nash (1871-1947) spent six years bringing putting the translation into a published form he felt worthy, and succeeded to a degree that the sets are still highly sought after today. He began by scouring paper mills in England, Germany, Italy and Holland; it was there he found the Van Gelder Zonen mill in Amsterdam, from whom he ordered the special paper, with his watermark. The vellum for the binding presented another challenge, as it is a difficult material to handle successfully; after once again searching through Europe he commissioned the firm of Huble and Denck of Leipzig to make the bindings. The result is almost ethereal in its stark beauty and simplicity; the rather plain, majestic bindings with no ornamentation, the hand-set type in Cloister Lightface (which lightness of feel combined with its basis in Venetian printing of the 15th century was a perfect choice for this work), and the ruled pages setting off the text from the extensive marginal notes (the mitred rule, tricky to set, was a trademark of Mr. Nash), all work in perfect harmony. This set in unparalleled condition, fine both in its binding and the interior, as clean and crisp as though it had just been released. ***DESCRIPTION: The four volumes all bound in full vellum, single narrow gilt ruled border on both boards, spine compartments outlined in gilt with gilt lettering, yapped edges, top edges gilt, green sewn headbands, all text pages with vertical and horizontal mitred rules setting off the text from the marginal notes, limitation statement on verso of title pages, prior owner bookplates on the front pastedowns (see Provenance below); folio size (approximately 13.75" tall), pagination: Vol. I (Florence), (i-ix), blank, half-title, 10-120; Vol. II (Inferno), (i)-viii, half-title (1), 2-165; Vol. III (Purgatorio), (i-iv), half-title (1), 2-166; Vol. IV (Paradiso), (i-iv), half-title (1), 2-165; limited edition of 250 sets with 230 for sale. The prospectus covered in marbled cloth, paper spine label, prior owner order card on the front pastedown, this no. 234, includes a two-page announcement, followed by eight specimen pages; folio size, unpaginated, thirteen pages total. Each of the volumes protected by a custom chemise which is covered in rust buckram and lined with ivory cardstock, enclosing the volumes on all three sides as well as the bottom edge; the chemises fit into separate compartments in a custom wood case (maple?) measuring approximately 18.75" tall, 7.5" wide, and 10" deep; there is a drawer on the bottom of the case which contains four flannel folding bags, likely the original bags which contained the books when they were distributed by Mr. Nash. ***CONDITION: The volumes are all fine, as noted above; the vellum bindings perfect, with no marks or rubbing, text blocks and hinges all strong and sturdy, the pages clean and bright, the only prior owner markings being the bookplates on the front pastedowns. The prospectus is also fine other than some faint sunning to the spine. The chemises and wooden case are fine, the flannel bags near fine, showing faint soiling and minimal wear. ***PROVENANCE: The four-volume set from the collection of noted collector Marcus Crahan, with his bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume; the prospectus from Harry M. Creech. ***CITATIONS: O'Day pp. 65-67, A Century for the Century no. 18. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that due to the extreme weight of this set additional postage will apply. ***Please contact us with any other questions, we are here to help.

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        "Die Sondierung des rechten Herzens".; In: Klinische Wochenschrift. Vol. 8, no. 2

      Berlin and Munich: Julius Spriner and J. F. Bergmann, 1929. Thick 4to. Forssmann's paper is on pp. 2085-87, 2287. Entire volume: xi, pp. [1241]-2440, xlviii pp. Contemporary two-toned cloth; gilt-lettered on spine. "The first cardiac catheterization on a living person. Forssmann catheterized his own heart. In 1956 he shared the Nobel Prize with Cournand (No. 2871) and Richards (No. 2883.2) for his work on cardiac catheterization. Historical note by N. Howard-Jones, Bull. Hist. Med.,1973, 47,524-6. English translation in Callahan, Keys & Key, Classics of Cardiology, Vol. 3, 250-55" (Garrison-Morton-Norman 2858). Slight rubbing to covers, generally fine / From the Collection of Allan B. Kirsner, M.D.

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        Armorial families A directory of gentlemen of coat-armour

      London, Hurst & Blackett, 1929. 7th edition, 2 volumes. 4o. Full red linen with gold decorated spines and red top edges. Spines slightly discoloured. Exlibris 'Sir. Herbert R. Cayzer' and 'Daniel de Bruin'. 28 x 20 cm. 1020+2191 pag. Eition by the author, who pased away shortly thereafter. H180

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        Das Blumenbuch (Volumes I - III)

      [Mainz, Germany]: [Mainzer Presse, 1929-1930], 1929. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. [Koch, Rudolf; Kredel, Fritz; Wollner, Emil]. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. The idea for this work came from a trip Rudolph Koch took in Germany with his young children to gather wildflowers; he drew them, and then enlisted the help of his friend Fritz Kredel to make woodcuts from his drawings (from A Century for the Century by Hutner and Kelly). "Fritz Kredel learned his trade as assistant to Rudolph Koch, in Offenbach during the 1920's; by the time he left Germany he was a celebrated illustrator. The woodcut and pen and ink were his preferred mediums, and one of his masterpieces -- in collaboration with Koch -- was 'Das Blumenbuch' (''The Flower Book'') of 1929-30, for which Kredel cut more than 250 color flower illustrations in wood. Woodcuts, he felt, had a crispness and sharpness that could not be achieved in any other medium" (from a NY Times review of Centennial Exhibit of Kredel's work). The woodcuts were then hand-colored by Emil Wollner. ***DESCRIPTION: All text in German; each volume contains hand-colored plates printed on the rectos only, with each page displaying one flower, some arranged by season ("From Winter to Early Spring" and so on) or locale ("In the Meadow", etc); Table of Contents at the rear, a total of 250 plates between the three volumes. Limited edition of 1000 copies, unnumbered (which followed a special edition of only 20 copies); 12" tall. ***CONDITION: All three volumes in near fine condition with light wear to the head of the spines, some rubbing to one corner, and a very light, stray mark on the front of Volumes I and III. Volume II has duplicate plate numbers 167-170 bound in, no plates missing. Lacking slipcases. ***CITATION: A Century for the Century no. 20. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply, please contact seller for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Dante - T S Eliot's wife's personal copy

      Faber and Faber, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Faber in 1929. A very good book without inscriptions with some light chipping to the spine tips and corners. In a good+ unclipped wrapper with some internal archival tape repairs to the spine and folds. Spine browned. Chip to crown. With the small ticket of Mrs T S Eliot to the top of the front pastedown (a couple of digits next to this). Some light staining to the front pastedown. Rare given the provenance.

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