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2018-05-16 06:04:29
GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS - Geoffrey CHAUCER (1340?-1400); and Eric GILL (1882-1940), illustrator
Waltham, Saint Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1929. 4 volumes, small folio. On hand-made paper. Wood-engraved border illustrations by Eric Gill, initials printed in red, blue and black. Publisher's niger morocco-backed patterned boards by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, top edge gilt, others uncut. One of 485 from a total edition of 500, this copy number 128: one of the most acclaimed and beautiful books of the private press movement. Printed by Robert & Moira Gibbings with excellent illustrations by Gill (the text from the edition of the Rev. Walter W. Skeat), this is one of the finest works to come out of the Golden Cockerel Press. The bibliography of the press describes this set quite simply as "beautiful books". Publication of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales followed on from the highly successful edition of Troilus and Criseyde, the first of the great books produced by the Press, which Gill and Gibbings had worked on intensively for publication in 1927. Publication of The Canterbury Tales was regarded as a major literary event and was widely covered in the press throughout the four-year period. It proved a profitable title for the Press and one that enhanced its reputation. Sanford, Chanticleer, 63; Sister Elizabeth Marie, Eric Gill, p. 31; Gill 281; Cave and Manson pp.53-55.
Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books [U.S.A.]
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2018-05-15 13:42:50
Hemingway, Ernest
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition. Octavo. First issue with Katharine and no disclaimer present. 355pp., A Farewell to Arms is considered one of the best novel written about World War I and at the same time a tender love story. Bound in black cloth gold labels lettered in black to upper board and spine, binding only slightly finger smudged in places, spine label rubbed around the edges, no owner's names or bookplates, an overall handsome copy in unclipped chipped and work pictorial dust jacket with old tape mends to underside of jacket evidently to further protect the chips.
Bookseller: Alcuin Books [USA]
2018-05-15 06:04:44
Ministry of Education of the Republic of China)
上海市 (Shanghai): 正藝社 (Zheng yi she), 1929. Second edition. Softcover. poor to vg-. Folios. Approx. 15x10". Unpaginated. "Modern" volume with 3 preliminary pages of index and 8 pages of prologue. "Ancient" volume with 2 pages of prologue and 1 page of index at the front. Grey patterned cloth portfolio, with black lettering over a white label on the front cover. Light blue-grey silk wrappers with light blue string-tied bindings. Red lettering in English and Chinese over a tan silk label on the front covers. This is the "November 1929" printing. The work is an exhibition catalog from The National Fine Arts Exhibition, held in Shanghai in April of 1929 which was organized by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of China, headed at the time by Cai Yuanpei. It is considered the first Chinese fine arts exhibition in modern history. The exhibition was a monumental retrospective with more than 2000 pieces of art from throughout Chinese history, starting from the Five Dynasties period (the 10th century), up through the contemporary period. The event brought together the work of countless Chinese artists, photographers, and architects, and also included the work of six Japanese artists. The catalog includes some 400 pieces of the artwork featured in the exhibition, divided into a "modern" volume and an "ancient" volume. The artwork is printed in b/w offset photographic reproductions and collotypes. Also included in the "ancient" volume are seven works in color (with both Chinese and English language titles on protective tissue guards) a few of which are beauti … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) [Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.]
2018-05-14 10:56:00
COLEMAN, Charles
Libreria Internazionale F.lli Treves dell'Ali, Roma, 1929. In -folio grande (cm. 50 x 35), 35 grandi tavv. con un totale di 53 incisioni indicizzate e numerate.
Bookseller: Libreria Antonio Pettini [ROMA, RM, Italy]
2018-05-12 07:03:59
BUNUEL (Luis) & DALI (Salvador).
Paris, s.e. [novembre] 1929, plaquette in-8 brochée de 36 et 12 p., couverture or imprimée en noir. Edition originale. Rare plaquette consacrée à l'analyse et l'explication du film " L'Age d'or " de Luis Bunuel et dont les dialogues avaient été composés par le cinéaste et Salvador Dali. Elle contient le scénario du film, une déclaration collective signée d'Aragon, Breton, Char, Dali, Éluard, Sadoul, Tzara., la liste des " œuvres musicales jouées au cours de l'Âge d'Or ", le catalogue des oeuvres exposées au Studio 28, illustré de 30 photogrammes du film et de 10 reproductions : dessins de Arp, Dali (2), Ernst (2), Miró, Man Ray (2), Tanguy (2). La fin du volume contient, tête-bêche, des pages publicitaires et les programmes de projections du Studio 28. Il est joint le double d'une lettre (27,3 x 21,5 cm) de René Gaffé adressé à Luis Buñuel datée Bruxelles, le 24 octobre 1931, concernant la possibilité d'une projection privée du film à Bruxelles. Il est fait mentions d'André Breton, Camille Goemans et du Vicomte de Noailles Très intéressant document. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Librairie Fourcade [Paris, France]
2018-05-10 19:52:57
Woolf, Virginia
London: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 1929. 12mo. First trade edition. Jacket has major loss to spine (more than half) and is rather rubbed and chipped to front and rear. Some light warping, and discolouration to edges of terracotta coloured boards. Very slightly cocked, top closed edges a little dusty, bookplate and owner details to ffep, otherwise content clean and tidy. Good in Poor jacket. [Attributes: Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Bookcase [Carlisle, United Kingdom]
2018-05-10 13:52:56
Fotografie - Roh, Franz und Jan Tschichold
Stuttgart, 1929. 17 S. Mit 76 ganzs. fotogr. Abb. 4°, Orig.-Karton (Fotomontage mit Selbstbildnis Lissitzkys). Originalausgabe. - Standardwerk der Fotografiegeschichte. - Franz Roh und Jan Tschichold versuchten mit diesem Band die wichtigsten Vertreter avantgardistischer Fotografie der Öffentlichkeit bekannt zu machen, indem sie exemplarisch Arbeiten der verschiedenen, vor allem experimentellen Fotografie ganzseitig abdrucken ließen. Der Bildband erschien anlässlich der Werkbundausstellung ?Film und Foto?, die 1929 in Stuttgart startete. - Der Verein Deutscher Buchkünstler zeichnete die Publikation als schönstes Buch des Jahres 1929 aus (Holstein). - Im Folgejahr begründeten Roh und Tschichold schließlich die Reihe ?Fototek?, in der sie einzelne Fotografen vorstellen wollten; leider kam es jedoch lediglich zur Herausgabe von zwei Bänden. - Typographie von Jan Tschichold. - Mit dem einleitenden Text von Franz Roh ?Mechanismus und Ausdruck. Wesen und Wert der Fotografie?. - Die Fotomontage mit dem Titel ?Der Konstrukteur? fertigte Lissitzky 1924. Als Titelillustration erlangte die Arbeit schließlich breite Aufmerksamkeit. (Lang) - Der Band enthält fotogr. Abbildungen nach Werken u.a. von Baumeister, Bayer, Ernst, Feininger, Grosz, Heartfield, Lissitzky, Moholy-Nagy, Man Ray, Renger-Patzsch, Stone, Teige, Zwaart, etc. - Blockbuchbindung. - Einband berieben und gering fleckig, Rücken verblasst, Bll. stellenw stockfleckig. - Rowell, Kat. MoMA 814 (Abb. p. 216). - Holstein, Bauhaus 283. - Lang 211. - Parr/ Badgerr I, S. 98.
Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat [DE]
2018-05-10 05:40:15
JONES, David, illustrator - Samuel Taylor COLERIDGE
Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon for the Fanfare Press, 1929. 4to (315 x 248 mm; 12 1/4 x 10 inches). 10 copper-engraved plates by Jones. Original quarter gilt-lettered cream cloth, green boards. Spine slightly soiled, light wear at extremities. LIMITED EDITION, number 265 of 480 total copies. "David Jones (1895-1974) produced a set of copperplate engravings for the 1929 edition. They usually contain notable elements of Christian symbolism - the priest with his censer, for example, in this illustration for the wedding scene - but a strong Celtic influence is also apparent in the beautiful, simple elegance of his figures. During the late 1920s, Jones stayed with the family of the artist Eric Gill and became engaged to one of Gill's daughters, Petra. Her long neck and high forehead became standard features in his illustrations of women" (British Library). The Artist and the Book 136; Ransom, Cleverdon 7.
Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts [USA]
2018-05-10 05:09:10
WOOLF, Virginia.
New York & London The Fountain Press The Hogarth Press, 1929. First (limited) edition, number 67 of 492 copies signed by the author on the half-title, tall 8vo., publisher's maroon cloth, spine gilt lettered, small light scratch to lower cover near spine, overall a fine copy. A superior copy of the true first edition, produced in a limited edition of 492 numbered copies signed on the half-title, 42 of which were not for sale and the first one hundred, of which this copy is one, were reserved for issue in Great Britain by the Hogarth Press, founded and ran at that time by Leonard & Virginia Woolf. No dust-jacket was issued. A Room of One's Own is one of the author's best-known works, and a key essay in the context of both feminist and modernist literary theory; the work was based on two papers read to the Arts Society at Newnham and the Odtaa at Girton in October 1928. Kirkpatrick A12a [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books [London, United Kingdom]
2018-05-09 19:41:09
YOURCENAR (Marguerite)
Au Sans Pareil, 1929. Un volume in-12 (16 cm x 12,5 cm), 183 pp. Un envoi signé à Jean Fayard. Edition originale. Exemplaire de Service de Presse. Broché. Exemplaire non coupé. Un petit manque de papier à l'angle du second plat. Intéressant exemplaire par la dédicace de l'ouvrage à Jean Fayard, écrivain, qui a dirigé la maison d'édition éponyme fondée par son grand-père. Pour plus de détail sur cet ouvrage, consultez notre blog Paris-Libris et pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre consultez notre site Paris-Libris. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: PARIS-LIBRIS [PARIS, France]
2018-05-09 11:34:29
FAULKNER, WILLIAM
New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1929. First Edition. Hinges cracked; about very good in a good to very good first state (Humanity Uprooted is priced at $3.00 rather than $3.50) dust jacket with a darkened spine, some soiling, and splitting at the folds. In a custom clamshell box.
Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. [US]
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2018-05-09 09:06:48
POTTER, Beatrix
(1929). POTTER, Beatrix. THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT. London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co., N.d. [1904-1906]. 86 pages; frontispiece and 26 illustrations, all in color. And: POTTER, Beatrix. THE TALE OF BENJAMIN BUNNY. London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co., 1904. 86 pages; frontispiece and 26 illustrations, all in color; vignette on title page in black and white. Both titles have been bound together in one 12mo. (13.5 x 10 cm) volume by Harrison, of Pall Mall, in three-quarter green calf with green marbled sides and matching endpapers, and with two sets of Potter's endpapers (Quinby plate II) bound in: a ffep. preceding THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT, a complete set between the two tales, and a rear fep. following THE TALE OF BENJAMIN BUNNY. On the front fly leaf Beatrix Potter has written: "This is an early edition of Peter Rabbit and I believe it a first edition of Benjamin Bunny - Beatrix PotterNov. 1929." Her assessment is correct; the two titles correspond to Quinby nos. 2D & 6. The binding shows some superficial edgewear, and two leaves in PETER RABBIT (pp. 9-10 and 75-76) have a closed tear in margins measuring 3 cm and 1.5 cm respectively, else clean and very good - with a helpful authorial inscription., Very Good
Bookseller: Boston Book Company, Inc. ABAA [Boston, MA, U.S.A.]
2018-05-08 18:55:03
MAUCLAIR (Camille).
Editions d'Art Piazz, Paris, 1929. In-8, demi-maroquin brun à coins, plats de papier marbré, dos sans nerfs orné de jeux de filets dorés dessinant un quadrillage régulier rehaussé de points or; doublures et gardes de papier peigne, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture imprimée (René Kieffer).Agréable édition illustrée de très nombreuses compositions d'Henri Cassier reproduites en couleurs. Tirage limité à 600 exemplaires numérotés sur japon impérial. Un des 500 exemplaires. De la bibliothèque Georges Auriol (ex-libris, conçu, gravé sur bois et imprimé en deux couleurs par Louis Jou). Georges Auriol, de son vrai nom Jean-Georges Huyot (né en 1863, décédé en 1938) fut un artiste complet qui exerça les métiers de poète, chansonnier, peintre, graphiste et dessinateur de caractères typographiques.
Bookseller: Galerie Paul Blaizot [Paris, France]
2018-05-08 17:47:43
[JONES, David (1895-1974), illustrator] Samuel Taylor COLERIDGE (1772-1734)
Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon for the Fanfare Press, 1929. 4to (315 x 248 mm; 12 1/4 x 10 inches). 10 copper-engraved plates by Jones. Original quarter gilt-lettered cream cloth, green boards. Spine slightly soiled, light wear at extremities. LIMITED EDITION, number 265 of 480 total copies. Coleridge's poem had haunted Jones since his childhood. "Though but little known as an engraver in the 1920's, he was to be an inspired choice, and undertook his commission with great seriousness and devotion. From the first, Jones saw his task as not one of simple illustration, but as the attempt to realise in visual terms the symbolic imagery arisen from the deeps of Coleridge's imagination. Jones tells us that between 150 and 200 preliminary drawings were made in response to the commission" (Peter Larkin, "David Jones and the Ancient Mariner," in: The Coleridge Bulletin Conference Issue, [unnumbered] July 1996, pp. 2-20). In 1964, while working on the foreword to a new edition, Jones wrote to the art critic Kenneth Clark, "it was quite a business finding a copper-plate printer [in 1929]. However we found one. Even in 1929 it was becoming difficult because printing from copper-plates had of course ceased as a normal means of reproduction years before then. And as you know the process is totally different from wood-block printing. I wouldn't be surprised if very soon it will be impossible to get copper-plate engravings printed" (quoted in Thomas Dilworth, "Letters from David Jones to Kenneth Clark," in: The Burlington Magazine 142, no. 1165 (2000), p. 223). The plate at right is the fourth … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts [USA]
2018-05-08 11:57:50
Milne, A. A.; Shepard, E. H. [Illustrations]
New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First American edition. Number 66 of 350 Large Paper copies, signed by A. A. Milne and E. H. Shepard. Publisher's green cloth backed pink paper covered boards, Near Fine, in a Very Good original illustrated box with matching number penciled on rear; a bit soiled, lightly rubbed and with a split at each thumb tab on the edge. A lovely copy of this limitation, signed by both the author and illustrator.
Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA [Portland, OR, U.S.A.]
2018-05-08 09:29:10
Carroll Lewis
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND [and] THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. Carroll (Lewis) Two volumes: Volume One with forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel. Pp. 202 (last colophon), frontispiece plus text illustrations; Volume Two with fifty illustrations by John Tenniel. Pp. xii+230(last blank), frontispiece plus text illustrations; handsomely bound by Riviere & Son in matching full blue calf, the spines decorated in gilt compartments between 5 raised bands, with gilt lettered contrasting red & green titling pieces, boards with double gilt rule border, corner decorations and gilt edges, gilt vignettes based on the Tenniel illustrations at centre of upper boards (the White Rabbit on Volume I, and the Red Queen on Volume II); a.e.g.; marbled end-papers, dentelles decorated in gilt; housed in original slip case. binder's stamp on verso of upper free end-papers; Macmillan, London, 1929. Miniature edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: EC Rare Books [North Vancouver, BC, Canada]
2018-05-08 08:14:08
Hemingway, Ernest
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. One of 510 signed and numbered copies. This is copy number 305 that matches the 305 number on the publisher's slipcase. This original slipcase has wear with restoration. The book is in very good condition bound in the publisher's quarter vellum over olive cloth boards with black spine label stamped in gold. The pages are clean with some repair to pages. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy SIGNED by the author on the limitation page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC [Laguna Hills, CA, U.S.A.]
2018-05-07 08:08:05
Cape Times (Compiled and Edited)
1929 F 1st Edition Atkinson & Partners. H Hardcover Very Good Royal Edition.no 58 of only 100 copies produced. beautifully bound in what appears to be full leather with gold gilt. tooling and 5 raised bands on the spine. blue marbled end papers. gold gilt edges. no inscriptions but there is a little very light foxing. lavishly illustrated and with over 600 pages. a beautiful but very heavy book that is not really suitable for airmail postage.
Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books [ZA]
2018-05-07 02:27:40
Jack London
MILANO: A. Barion Editore, 1929. Rilegato. BUONO. 13 19. USATO
Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBabele [Italy]
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2018-05-07 02:27:40
Jack London
A. Barion Editore, 1929. ITALIANO 0,36 Traduzione integrale dall'inglese di Mario Renzi. Legatura editoriale in mezza tela con titolo in oro al dorso, copertina rigida con segni di uso ed abrasioni, parziale distacco dell'occhietto, tagli scuri, pagine brunite ben conservate con tracce sparse di fioritura USATO
Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele [IT]
2018-05-07 02:27:39
Jack London
A. Barion Editore, MILANO, 1929. ITALIANO Traduzione integrale dall'inglese di Mario Renzi. Legatura editoriale in mezza tela con titolo in oro al dorso, copertina rigida con segni di uso ed abrasioni, parziale distacco dell'occhietto, tagli scuri, pagine brunite ben conservate con tracce sparse di fioritura Numero di pagine: 447
Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele [Tarquinia, VT, Italy]
2018-05-07 02:14:01
FAULKNER, William
Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith New York 1929 First printing. Octavo Hardcover White cloth spine lettered in black, with black & grey on white background patterned boards and endpapers. black top page edges. Spine is unevenly tanned, with a few small light spots, slight wear at foot; slight wear to outer corners and shelf rubbing to bottom edges of boards; tiny hole in front free endpaper; page edges tanned; front board lightly yellowed; top page edges lightly sunned; generally VG otherwise, text quite clean and tight, no owner names. In a new facsimile first issue dust jacket. First printing was of only 1789 copies. Peterson / Serendipity A6.1. >> Faulkner's fourth novel, the first to use the stream of consciousness technique, generally considered to be his masterpiece. In 1998, the Modern Library ranked The Sound and the Fury sixth on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century.
Bookseller: Steven Temple Books [CA]
2018-05-06 15:36:51
Gratiane de Gardilanne; Elisabeth Whitney Moffat; Henry Royère
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1929. Limited to 500 copies (sets), this being No. 30. Four volumes originally in four clamshell boxes with silver gilt Fleur design embossed on cover and spines. Each box with Title-page and explanatory text and index for the 50 mounted color plates in that box. V. 1. Plates 1-50 (Alsace, l'Anjou, l'Artois, l'Auvergne, les Pas Basque, le Béarn, le Berry, La Bourgogne) -- v. 2. Plates 51-100 (La Bourgogne, la Bretagne, la Champagne, le Comtat-Venaissin, le Comté de Foix, le Comté de Nice, Le Dauphiné) -- v. 3. Plates 101-150 (Le Dauphiné, La Flandre, La Franche-Comté, La Gascogne, La Guyenne, L'Ile-de-France, Le Languedoc, Le Limousin, La Lorraine, Le Lyonnais, La Marche, La Normandie) -- v. 4. Plates 151-200 (La Normandie, L'Orléanais, La Picardie, Le Poitou, La Provence, La Saintonge, La Savoie, La Touraine). The plates are all mounted and inlaid in heavy paper mats./ Descriptive letterpress on mounted label at foot of each plate./ Each volume has separate t.p.Title-page, explanatory text and index to plates for Volume 3 are missing. Each plate has letterpress label identifying the subject, locale and approximate date of style. The plates themselves are in superb condition, and are exquisite!. A few of the mounts have soiling, but overall this is a very nice set of this publication. Some of the boxes are missing the stiff sides, or suffer from cracking at these corner joints. VG, see notes.
Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. [USA]
2018-05-06 05:20:30
WOOLF, Virginia
Leonard and Virginia Woolf At the Hogarth Press, London. , 1929. 1st Edition. HARDCOVER. 1st printing. Small 8vo. in brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 172pp . . . . . . . . .. .CONDITION : A well preserved VERY GOOD+ clean and tight copy (spine slightly dusty and a little sunned, end-papers and page-block edges tanned, minute inscription on the front blank fly-leaf dated 1932, very slight push to bottom corner tip of front cover). . ... . . . . . . . . We always ship in PROTECTIVE CARD PARCELS
Bookseller: David Bunnett Books [London, United Kingdom]
2018-05-06 04:50:33
Crosby, Harry
Paris: Black Sun Press, 1929. Crosby, Caresse. (x), (32), (vi)pp. One of 100 copies. With illustration from a drawing by Caresse Crosby. One of the rarest books from the Press, and, apart from a copy on vellum of the Rubaiyat that is only known in Queen Mary's Doll House, the only miniature Crosby produced. Crosby's text is a paean to the sun, which is fitting, given his Icarus-like biography. Bound in brown morocco with gilt sun device and scroll border on upper and lower covers; nine gilt stars on spine. Housed in a tooled brown morocco solander case. Gilt monogram on verso of front endpaper. Very fine. (Minkoff A-24).
Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers [U.S.A.]
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2018-05-05 16:01:33
Widmungsexemplar an Lucia Moholy. - Moholy-Nagy, László
München, Albert Langen, 1929. 241 S., 1 Bl. Mit zahlr. fotogr. Abb. 8°, Orig.-Leinenbd. mit -Schuber. (Bauhausbücher, 14.) - Erste Ausgabe. - Vortitel mit eigenh. Widmung Moholy-Nagys an Lucia Moholy: ?das erste Exemplar für Lucia von Laci 1929 weihnachten.? - Schuber von Moholy-Nagy mit ?Lucia? beschriftet. - Das Manuskript und die Korrekturen wurden von Lucia Moholy, wie Moholy-Nagy im Vorwort schreibt, ?durchgearbeitet, in gedanken und formulierungen vielfach geklärt und bereichert.? - Einband berieben, bestoßen und etwas stockfleckig, Rücken gebräunt. - Fleischmann 174f. - Wingler 575.
Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat [DE]
2018-05-05 11:13:30
GREEN (Julien).
Paris Plon, coll. "Le Roseau d'or" 1929. in-12, maroquin brique, dos lisse, plats mosaïqués de papier moucheté noir et argent, tête dorée, non rogné, couvertures et dos conservés, étui bordé (C. et J.-P. Miguet), 344 pp. Edition originale de ce roman noir dans lequel un homme mal marié voit sa vie basculer lorsqu'une jeune blanchisseuse dont il tombe amoureux refuse ses avances. Un des 33 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur Chine et parmi ceux-ci un des 3 hors commerce. Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Pierre Halmagrand, alors administrateur de la maison Plon. Complet du prière d'insérer. Exemplaire en parfaite condition dans une reliure moderne du couple Miguet. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Librairie Vignes Online [Paris, France]
2018-05-04 19:57:53
ANATOLE FRANCE
SOCIETA' ANONIMA NOTARI, 1929. ITALIANO 0,15 Pagine con bruniture del tempo e molte ancora intonse, fioritura alle guardie e controguardie, rilegatura in tutta tela molto scolorita da presenza di fioritura e gore di vecchia umidità, sovraccoperta scolorita al dorso e con strappetti ai bordi USATO
Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele [IT]
2018-05-04 19:33:47
FITZGERALD, F. Scott.
N.p., n.d., [c.1929]. Single page. Creased from folding, in excellent condition. Fitzgerald writes to Gilbert Seldes from France. Undated, but likely in 1929. "I was delighted, so was Zelda, to hear that you're back in Europe. Ring [Lardner] sent me a clipping about your play - I know how it feels to see one go pop before your eyes and I deeply sympathized with you.Zelda has been sick on and off for a year and we've come to this little lost town for a widely famed salt cure for her.[he writes of their plans for the coming months, inviting Seldes to visit].After that, our plans depend, as usual, on finance.Always Your Friend, Scott Fit-."
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member [London, United Kingdom]
2018-05-04 16:01:09
Max, Ernst:
Paris, Editions du Carrefour, 1929. 163 Bll., mit 147 Taf. nach Collagen, Gr.-8°, Neues grünes Halbleder mit goldgepr. Rückenttext u. fünf Bünden, illus. O-Broschur mit eingebunden Monod 4310; Lang, Surrealismus 26; Spies/Metken III, 1417-1563; Brusberg 26.B. - Das erste Werk von Max Ernst's Triologie seiner Collagen-Romane (danach 1930 "Rêve d'une petite fille qui voulut entrer au Carmel" u. 1934 abschliessend "Une semaine de bonté"). - Mit begleitenden Bildunterschriften u. dem bedeutenden Vorwort von André Breton. - "Breton, Tzara, Aragon und Soupault sahen bereits in den frühen Collagen von Max Ernst eine unmittelbare Bestätigung des Surrealismus, jedoch erst zwischen 1929 und 1934 gelangen dem Künstler die drei großen Meisterwerke der surrealistischen Buchkunst, die Collageromane. Mit ihnen schuf Ernst eine völlig neue Bildsprache, eine alogische Poesie. [ ] Der Betrachter sieht sich einer Flut von Bildern gegenüber, die durch die beigegebenen Titel keineswegs begrifflich faßbar werden." - "Dank der Collage gelingt es Max Ernst, wie es André Breton in seiner Anweisung für den Leser der ›Femme 100 têtes‹ geschrieben hat, ›über den Abgrund zu springen‹. Seit 1925 hatte Max Ernst in seinem Werk fast alles direkte Malen und Zeichnen aufgegeben und dieses durch ein System indirekter, halbautomatischer Fertigungsweisen ersetzt. Er ließ seine Collagen drucken, wie ein Schriftsteller seinen Text drucken lässt" (Erhart Kästner, Frottagen und Collagen in Brusberg, Dokumente 3). - Dekorativer Einband in grünem Halbleder mit ebenfalls grünen Leinendeckeln. Der gebrauchsspurige ori … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Hans-Jürgen Lange [Wietze, Germany]
2018-05-04 15:15:11
GILL, Eric. GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS.
printed by Robert and Moira Gibbings at The Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham St. Lawrence, 1929. Edited by Walter Skeat, M.A. Illustrated by Eric Gill with numerous foliated and peopled borders, full- and half-page illustrations and initial letters. Initial letters printed in red and blue. One of 485 copies on paper of a total edition of 500 (this no.94). 4 volumes. Folio, original niger morocco-backed patterned boards, top edges gilt, others uncut. Spines very slightly marked and mild bumping to the corners, otherwise an extremely good, bright copy. Booklabel on front pastedown of first volume. The collaboration between Gill and the Gibbings is a rich one. This stands as one of the great books of the Press and of the twentieth century private press movement. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS, ABA, ILAB [London, United Kingdom]
2018-05-04 14:29:38
Armitage, Merle
Los Angeles: Jake Zeitlin, 1929. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Fine/Near Fine. Decoration By Grace Marion Brown, Typography By Grant Dahlstrom, Bookplate Of Merle Armitage. One Of 500 Copies, Printed By The Mayers Company, Published By Jake Zeitlin. Black Card Wrappers, With Black Dj With Printed White Cover Label. This Example With The Bookplate Of Merle Armitage, Signed By Him. In A Specially Made Folding Case, Red Cloth, Red Morocco Spine With Armitage's Name, Title And Date In Gilt. Book Very Clean, Spine Split At Ends.
Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA [Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.]
2018-05-03 16:38:42
ZONG LI FENG AN ZHUAN KAN BIAN ZUAN WEI YUAN HUI.]
[Nanjing 1929, Zong Li Feng An Zhuan Kan Ban Shi Chu: Prime Minister Security Specialist Office]. Blue stiff covers, stitched spine, many double-folded drawings,24 x 35 cm., 100 black and white photographs, very clean. FIRST RARE EDITION <br><br> <br> **** *** <br><br> <br> A STUNNING AND SUPERB GRAPHIC RECORD <br><br> <br> OF THE SPECTACLE OF SUN YAT-SEN'S <br><br> <br> BURIAL PROCESSION, BURIAL & MAUSOLEUM IN NANJING <br><br> <br> WITH LARGE ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS AND PHOTOGRAPHS <br><br> The translation of the Chinese title: <br> THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE FAITHFUL RECORD. <br> This is the official and greatly detailed records of the founding of the Nanjing National Government, the body of Dr. Sun Yat-sen is moved from Beijing to Nanjing to the newly constructed Mausoleum and memorial park. <br> It covers all aspects of the whole process of the preparation, welcome of thousands of guests who pay their respect, the memorial, publicity, mausoleum works, the ceremony and the accounts. <br> Little-known historical data is recorded in this most comprehensive work. <br><br> LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED: The book is divided into various sections: containing 100 photographs of the scene in chronological order. With four appendices. <br> With a large number of black and white line drawings, architectural illustrations of the mausoleum, many are double-folding pages, showing the Zhongshan Mausoleum design and cemetery Panorama, and adjacent scenery.. <br><br> After completion of the mausoleum the Prime Minister set up a special committee composed of the most important people many were offi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB [Aptos, CA, U.S.A.]
2018-05-02 22:31:10
SURINAME
1929-34. Includes fine street views of Paramaribo, Lawa Concessions mining camp. Many include images of S.A. Savitsky who was a mining engineer. Also some views of Trinidad and a few other photographs. Fine condition. (145) Many fine quality images
Bookseller: Pennymead Books PBFA [Knaresborough, United Kingdom]
2018-05-02 18:38:40
Guillaume JANNEAU
Editions d'Art Charles Moreau, Paris. Ouvrage de référence. 111 pages numérotées, + 3 pages pour la Table des 48 planches (12 au pochoirs) et la Table des matières : I. Les origines et les premiers essais ; II. La formation de l'école ; III. La doctrine ; IV. L'école de la peinture pure ; V. Le cubisme expressionniste ; VI. Conséquences et position du cubisme. Tirage limité au nombre non spécifié, notre exemplaire porte le numéro 326. Toutes les 48 planches sont présentes, y compris celles au pochoir. Ce volume a été composé en caractères Didot et achevé d'imprimer en mai 1929 par Ducros et Colas, maîtres-imprimeurs à paris. Les reproductions ont été exécutées par D. Jacomet. Couverture rigide, reliure demi-cuir ( ?) clair, plats marbrés (coins demi-cuir). Jaquette d'origine, portant une illustration en couleurs, présente et disposée par le relieur vers la fin de l'ouvrage. Titre en dorure sur le dos, dans un rectangle vertical à fond brun (voir photo). Etat : Très bon. Couverture : bon, la partie demi-cuir (ou simili ?) claire avec ombres de salissures ou quelque peu insolée. Intérieur : très bon, un peu jauni par l'ancienneté. 27.5 x 21.5 x 2.8 cm 1360g. [Attributes: Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: ABC - Eric Girod [Penthaz, VAUD, Switzerland]
2018-05-02 13:48:02
Crosby, Harry
Paris: Black Sun Press, 1929. Crosby, Caresse. (x), (32), (vi)pp. One of 100 copies. With illustration from a drawing by Caresse Crosby. One of the rarest books from the Press, and, apart from a copy on vellum of the Rubaiyat that is only known in Queen Mary's Doll House, the only miniature Crosby produced. Crosby's text is a paean to the sun, which is fitting, given his Icarus-like biography. Bound in brown morocco with gilt sun device and scroll border on upper and lower covers; nine gilt stars on spine. Housed in a tooled brown morocco solander case. Gilt monogram on verso of front endpaper. Very fine. (Minkoff A-24).
Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers [USA]
2018-05-02 05:35:14
Herbst, René.
Paris, Éditions d Art Charles Moreau, 1929. 8 pp. [=title page, introduction, list of plates] ,42 photogravure plates and 6 pochoir-coloured plates. 33 x 25 cm. Loose as issued in original portfolio with printed stiff boards, ties. L'Art International D'Aujourd'hui, no. 8. Scarce and brilliant portfolio compiling fine shops designed by the most acclaimed European architects of the period, such as: Robert Mallet-Stevens, Luckhard and Anker, Adolf Loos, André Lurcat, Le Corbusier, J.J.P. Oud, Theo van Doesburg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Heinz Rohlmann [Köln, Germany]
2018-05-02 05:35:13
Cassandre A-M.
Moreau Charles L'Art international d'aujourd'hui Chemise 1929 Ãditions d Art Charles Moreau, Paris, (1929). Portofolio contenant 48 planches (sur 49, la planche 47 Ãtant manquante). PrÃsentà par Cassandre. Bon Ãtat. Toutes les planches en parfait Ãtat, la chemise Ãtant lÃgÚrement endommagÃe aux coins et à la coiffe, mais avec ses rubans. Nos envois des ouvrages de moins de 60 Euros se font par colissimo (tarif de La Poste), et en colissimo Recommandes au-dela sauf avis contraire de votre part.
Bookseller: Abraxas-Libris [France, Bécherel]
2018-05-02 05:35:11
Delaunay, Sonia.
Paris, Éditions d Art Charles Moreau, 1929. 8 pp. [=title page, introduction, list of plates] ,39 plates and 11 coloured plates. 33 x 25 cm. Loose as issued in original portfolio with printed stiff boards, ties. L'Art International D'Aujourd'hui, no. 15. Scarce portfolio compiling fine carperts and textile design. Represented designers among others are: Sonia Delaunay, Fernand Léger, Josef Albers, Joseph Hoffmann, Eileen Gray, Walter Gropius, and Ruth Valentin. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Heinz Rohlmann [Köln, Germany]
2018-05-01 23:52:17
Holman, Louis A
Boston: C.E. Goodspeed & Co, 1929. [Leaf Book] 30 mounted plates loose as issued. Housed in original green cloth portfolio case. Light rubbing marks to case. Includes a leaf from the 1497 Latin edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle (ink stamp on recto). Each plate has a descriptive text of the printing process associated. Contents are crisp clean and sound. In printed folders describing the plates. The processes represented include: woodcuts, wood engraving, woodcuts in color, chiaroscuro, Japanese prints, line cuts, half-tones, four color, lithography, photogelatin, aquatone, etching, dry-point, soft-ground etching, aquatint, mixed methods, stipple engraving, crayon method, line engraving, steel engraving, mezzotint, photogravure, and rotogravure. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. Like New. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Sequitur Books [Boonsboro, MD, U.S.A.]
2018-05-01 05:53:15
United States Marines]
[Various locations, including Guam, China, and California, 1929. Thirty-eight leaves containing 244 photographs of varying sizes, most approximately 3 x 5 inches, though some smaller and some larger. Each image captioned. Oblong octavo. Black cloth album, string tied; black paper leaves. Wear to covers, especially at extremities. Some minor chipping and wear to leaves, but photographs in nice condition, images crisp. Very good. A fantastic album kept by a member of the Marine Corps band stationed on Guam during 1928 and perhaps 1929. The album is inscribed on the inside of the front cover "Dave Moore," presumably the compiler, though without any identifiers as to regiment, etc, though it seems likely that the band was part of Gen. Smedley Butler's brigade while in China, given the locations noted in the album. Each image is captioned, often playfully, giving a real sense of the compiler's personality. This album documents the life of a group of men in the marine corps band - all but a handful of images appear to be from Guam - going about their daily lives as military men on the island. There are large group shots of the band, numerous snaps of individuals in singles and groups, images of huts and towns on Guam, carabao and natives islanders, island scenery and buildings, one photo of the inside of a church, as well as photos of the men at play - particularly golfing (still very popular on the airbase today) and baseball. There are shots of the main buildings on the military base, as well as tent cities, and the men practicing combat and marching band, as well as numer … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana [New Haven, CT, U.S.A.]
2018-04-30 05:03:49
Crowley, Aleister
London: The Mandrake Press, 1929. First Edition. Two volumes: [viii] + 284 pages & [viii] + 307 pages. V. I—Prelude, Frontispiece Portrait plus 9 Plates on unnumbered pages as well as drawings within the text. V. II—Frontispiece Portrait, a map, and 14 Plates on unnumbered pages, Errata slip. Colophon in each volume. The original white buckram is in very good shape despite the usual discoloration, mostly near the beveled boards’ edges—a bit more on volume one. The gilt lettering and magic symbol (sigil) on both spines are still quite legible; the bold black titles, decorative sketches by Crowley, and facsimile-signatures on upper boards are clear. [Please see images of actual books.] Top edges gilt; endpapers show light age-toning. Interior leaves of ‘Japon vellum’ are off-white, probably as issued, and remain clean except for a very small spot on the title page of volume one (visible in image); however, my philosopher-father made several reference notes, in pencil, on the rear pastedowns. “Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.” As with every book from my father's collection, tipped in at the front is the small, attractive, acid-free bookplate pictured on my homepage. All books are wrapped with special care and are shipped promptly—domestic sales sent with 'delivery confirmation' tracking; international sales sent via global priority, also with tracking. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: My Father's Books [Bennington, VT, U.S.A.]
2018-04-30 01:19:26
Gourmont (Rémy de), [Dendeville (Raymond), dessins originaux de]
Paris, Mercure de France, 1929. Un volume in-8 pleine basane verte, dos lisse, filets estampés sur les plats, couverture conservée, 250 pages, un frontispice (à la plume ?) et envoi de Raymond Dendeville à son ami Angelbert Quesney, avec 36 dessins originaux au crayon (quelques bandeaux et nombreuses illustrations à pleine page) montés sur onglets. Dos insolé. Exemplaire unique. Provenance: Angelbert Quesney (1912 - 1944). Le Maitron indique : « tué en mission dans la nuit du 21 au 22 août 1944 ; professeur de lettres et danglais au collège dElbeuf. 3e Cie des FTPF de la Seine Inférieure ».La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 9h30 à 12h30 et de 13h30 à 19h00. Commandes par courriel ou téléphone. Envoi rapide, emballage soigné.
Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne et Moderne P. Frérot [France, Caen]
2018-04-29 00:18:12
BRANCUSI (Constantin)] VORONCA (Ilarie)
[Bucuresti], Colectia Integral, [Imprimerie Union], 1929. In-8 (22,5x 16,5 cm), broché, couverture imprimée, 60 pp., 2 ff. n. ch. Edition originale illustrée par 3 dessins reproduits de Brancusi. Un des 18 premiers ex. numérotés sur vélin fort, celui-ci portant le n°8, imprimé spécialement pour M. et Mme Jacques Snégaroff. Envoi autographe signé de Ilarie Voronca : "à Monsieur et à Madame / J. Snégaroff / chaheureux (sic) et respectueux / hommage / Ilarie Voronca". Il s'agit du seul livre illustré par Brancusi. Magnifique typographie due au savoir faire incomparable de l'Imprimerie Union. D'une très grande rareté en grand papier, les exemplaires du tirage courant étant imprimés sur un papier de piètre qualité que l'on rencontre le plus souvent très bruni. Co-fondateur de l'imprimerie Union en 1909 avec Volf Chalit, Dimitri (Jacques à l'état civil) Snégaroff (1885-1959) fut l'un des imprimeurs des surréalistes qui lui confièrent, dès la fin des années 20 l'impression de divers tracts et manifestes ainsi que de plusieurs revues dont La Révolution Surréaliste (1929), Au service de la Révolution (1930-1933) et Minotaure (à partir du n°7 de 1935 à 1939). A la fin des années 20, l'imprimerie Union sera en charge de l'impression des recueils de poésie d'Ilarie Voronca édités en roumain. Le premier d'entre-eux, Colomba, portant le nom de l'épouse du poète, accompagné d’un portrait de Robert Delaunay paraît en octobre 1927. Il sera suivi d'Ulise illustré d’un portrait de Marc Chagall (imprimé pour le compte des éditions du Sagittaire) et de Plante si animale, illustré par Constantin … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll [Paris, France]
2018-04-28 00:22:14
APOLLINAIRE Guillaume - PICASSO Pablo
Aux Editions De La Belle Page - Collection "Le Livre Neuf", 1929. In-8 carré ( 200 X 155 mm ) de 100 pages, demi-maroquin bleu, dos à nerfs janséniste avec date dorée en queue, tête dorée sur témoins, étui bordé ( Reliure postérieure ). Portrait d'APOLLINAIRE en frontispice gravé par Pablo PICASSO. EDITION ORIGINALE tirée à 360 exemplaires en divers papiers, celui-ci un des 20 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé de Hollande Van Gelder Zonen avec le portrait gravé par PICASSO en 2 états, sur vergé et sur Chine. Très bel exemplaire, non rogné dans une reliure d'excellente facture. Gravure Edition-Originale, Littérature, [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Tiré à Part [Marseille, France]
2018-04-27 09:08:14
Wittgenstein, Ludwig, Austrian philosopher (1889-1951).
Cambridge, [28. II. 1929]. Oblong 8vo. 1 page. With autogr. address. "Herrn Ludwig Forster, X, Herzgasse 18, Wien, Austria. Herzliche Grüße schickt Ihnen Ihr Ludwig Wittgenstein". - Mild toning; in pencil; the picture depicts Clare College Bridge at Cambridge.
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2018-04-27 00:53:10
[White, E.B.]
New York: Harper, (1929). First edition. Cloth backed pictorial boards. Corners rubbed, spine gilt dulled, rear hinge cracked; a very good copy, in chipped dust jacket. Binding B (picturing a city skyline, and in our experience less common than binding A). Only 1,392 copies were printed. White's first published book,scarce in dust jacket. Inscribed by White to the playwright and actor Marc Connelly, a central Algonquin round-table member: "For Marc Connelly, (the bully) from Andy White". Hall A2.
Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books [UNITED STATES]
2018-04-26 13:41:28
Hemingway, Ernest
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition. Hemingway's semi-autobiographical account of an American ambulance driver in an Italian regiment in WWI and his fleeting romance with a British nurse. Quintessential Hemingway, written at the height of his powers. A clean, Near Fine copy of the book with bright gold labels. Four internal leaves with small loss to upper (marginal) corners, otherwise and excellent copy. In a Very Good+ dust jacket with a faint splash to the spine and two closed tears to the front panel (without any repair or restoration). Offsetting to the endpapers from publisher's glue and dust jacket, jacket a bit toned overall and with all corners publisher clipped (but retaining original price of $2.50). First issue without the legal disclaimer on p. x and with Catherine spelled with a "K" on the front flap. "One of the finest prose stylists in English. He captured in stunning stories and novels the uncomfortable realities of his age and forced into public consciousness a realization of the brutalities of war and their lingering psychological affects... His best novels record for all time the emotional turmoil of modern warfare and modern life. It is the integrity of his craft, a richness beyond legend, that will forever endure." (Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates in his closing remarks to the Hemingway Centennial JFK Library, April, 1999). Near Fine in Very Good + dust jacket. Near Fine in Very Good + dust jacket.
Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books [USA]
2018-04-26 07:26:02
GIONO Jean :
1929 Grasset Paris 1929. E.O. L?un des 62 ex. de tête sur Madagascar. Belle reliure in-12 plein buffle havane à longs grains, dos lisse, titre à la chinoise, trois tranches dorées, couvertures conservées, étui (reliure signée Bichon) Lang: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Fosse [PARIS, France]
2018-04-24 22:32:13
SCOTT, Robert Falcon.
London Murray, 1929. 8vo., xxvi, 521 pp., frontispiece, map, illustrations, original blue pictorial cloth gilt, spine very faded. was NotForNet Signed on the half-title in pencil by: T. S. Williamson (Discovery and Terra Nova expeditions); L. C. Bernacchi (Southern Cross & Discovery); H. G. Ponting (Terra Nova). Williamson was a Petty Officer and member of the shore Party on the Terra Nova expedition. Bernacchi served aas a physicist with Scott. Herbert Ponting was the great photographer of the Golden Age and was camera artist on the Terra Nova expedition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books [London, United Kingdom]
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