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2018-04-15 16:35:54
Photograph By Toraji Mayeda
(Circa 1929), 1929. Original Photograph . No Binding. Very Good. Photograph, Image 13 3/8" X 10 3/8". Mounted On Card, With Exhibition Label Terzo "Salon" Italiano D'arte Fotografica Internaztionale / Torino 1930-31 (Ix). Handwritten Title And Photographer's Information:Toraji Mayeda, 248 East First St., Los Angeles Cal U.S.A. Toraji Mayeda (1875-1935), Like Kono, Was Older Than Most Of The Area Photographers. Mayeda Arrived In San Francisco Aboard The America Maru In 1904, Taking The English Name Of Harry, Though As A Photographer He Used T. Mayeda, Toraji Mayeda, Or Torazi Mayeda. He Worked As A Janitor, And Had Some Connection To The Kashu Mainichi Japanese Language Newspaper, Likely As An Employee. He Was Highly Respected For His Photographic Skills By Area Photographers, Though He Was Regarded As Somewhat Conservative In His Approach By Such Modernists As Asaishi And Kira. Even So, He Produced At Least Two Modernist Works, Including A Water And Oil Abstraction. Mayeda Became A Charter Member Of The Jcpc But Dropped Out After The First Year. He Continued As An Active Photographer In Little Tokyo Until His Death From Tuberculosis In Los Angeles At Age 59 On January 31, 1935. Masashi Shimotsusa (1885-1959), The Justly Well-Known "Samurai Photographer Of San Diego", Married A Toki Mayeda, And Had A Studio At 250 East First Street Circa 1919; He May Have Been A Relative By Marriage.
Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA [Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.]
2018-04-14 17:00:19
Si Kaddour Benghabrit, Moroccan statesman, founder of the Muslim Instite in Paris (1868-1954)
Paris, 22. V, 1929. Folio. 1 page. On uncut wove paper, bearing the Schoellers-Parole blind embossed seal, margins uncut. The original autograph contribution of Si Kaddour Benghabrit to the Committee of the World League for Peace (Ligue Mondiale pour la Paix), a remarkable organization formed in 1925 with close ties to the League of Nations. The Committee itself was composed of such notaries as Queen Elizabeth of Belgium, King Carol II of Romania, John D Rockefeller, Marie Curie, and Albert Einstein, who personally gathered the present manuscripts over the course of seven years (1925-32). Among the public figures who contributed to the project were dignitaries from the newly-created League of Nations' member states. 'Rebellion sleeps in the heart of man, may he be cursed who awakens it'. Thus spoke our Prophet. This is still the living doctrine of modern Islam. How could it not prefer the pure and simple joys of peace to the torments and dark nights of war! [Signed] Benghabrit". Si Khaddour Benghabrit rose to prominence under the French regime in Morocco . He is also remebered for his courage in saving the lives of the many Jews during the Second World War by disguising them as Muslim members of his Paris mosque - somewhere between 500 and 1600 people were saved from deportation in this way, and the Medal of Justice has been awarded to the descendants of Benghabrit by the Yad Vashem Memorial. - Pax Mundi. Livre d'or de la paix. Enquete universelle de la Ligue mondiale pour la paix sous le haut patronage de son comite d'honneur avec l'approbation de la Societe des nations, d … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Austria]
2018-04-13 07:40:32
Coester, Otto
Staré Risi na Morave: Josef Florian, 1929. First edition. Softcover. near fine. 97/120. Small Folio. 12pp., 6 plates with tissue guards. Original illustrated stiff light brown textured wraps over plain paper portfolio, protected by modern mylar. Illustrated half title with tissue guard, signed by Otto Coester in pencil. Illustrated title page printed in red and black. Czech text printed in red and black. The six drawings are illustrating Kafka's story "Metamorphosis" and are considered to be the very first illustrations created for a work by Kafka, with a foreword by Gustav Janouch. Otto Coester was part of a close-knit circle of Kafka admirers. However, there is no confirmed record of Coester and Kafka ever meeting in person. The six illustrations are reproductions of Coester's pen and ink drawings in heliogravure, as are the illustrations on half title and title page. Contains descriptive list of titles of Coester's drawings. Text in Czech. Wraps, portfolio and interior in near fine condition. Otto Coester (1902-1990) was a German artist and designer. Coester had studied interior architectur and art history in Germany. He taught at the Düsseldorf Art Academy from 1934 until 1967. Notable is an intensive correspondence with artist Alfred Kubin from 1934 until 1949. Coester's artistic work in the 1930s was influenced by Romantic Realism and changed to Surrealistic fantasy after the war.
Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) [Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.]
2018-04-12 00:12:06
ARTAUD ANTONIN
" - Denoël & Steele, Paris 1929, 19x28,5cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 750 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin, le nôtre non justifié. Reliure en révorim numérotée et justifiée par Jean de Gonet, dos lisse de box gris souris, titre et nom de l'auteur au palladium, plats de révorim souple marron chocolat en bordures et marron plus clair figurant un mur de brique, plats articulés par des bandes de tissu gris, gardes et contreplats de papier gris, couvertures conservées (couvertures intégralement ombrées), reliure signée De Gonet artefacts. Envoi autographe signé d'Antonin Artaud à Louis de Gonzague-Frick. Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice de Jean de Bosschère. Quelques petites rousseurs principalement en début et fin de volume. - Photos sur www.Edition-originale.com - [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] ARTAUD Antonin L'Art et la Mort [Art and Death] Denoël & Steele, Paris 1929, 19 x 28,5 cm, Révorim binding First edition, one of 750 numbered copies on vellum, this copy without justification. Justified and numbered Révorim binding by Jean de Gonet, grey calf spine, author and title in palladium, covers edged with ribbed chocolate brown limp Révorim and a lighter brown making a brick wall, the covers articulated with grey cloth bands, grey endpapers and pastedowns, wrappers preserved (wrappers faded all over), the binding signed De Gonet Artefacts. A little light foxing, mostly at beginning and end. Autograph inscription from Antonin Artaud to the poet Louis de Gonzague-Frick. With a frontispiece by Jean de Bosschère. $ 3 800" Denoël & Steele Paris _1929 "19x28,5cm" … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France, Paris]
2018-04-12 00:11:51
TZARA TRISTAN
" - Kra, Paris 1929, 13x19cm, broché. - Édition originale sur papier courant. Double envoi autographe signé et daté de Tristan Tzara, d'abord à Paul Éluard - « à Paul Éluard. Tristan Tzara. Juillet 1929 » - puis, après avoir biffé cette première dédicace, à René Char en septembre 1934 : « à René Char avec toute l'amitié grande de Tristan Tzara ». Ce second envoi est enrichi d'un petit dessin par Tzara, une main qui désigne de l'index le nom de Char. À l'automne 1934, quand Tzara dédicace l'ouvrage à Char, les deux poètes commencent à s'éloigner du surréalisme. Ils forment alors, avec René Crevel et Roger Caillois, un petit groupe très critique à l'égard d'André Breton et notamment de ses positions sur le Parti communiste. Tzara comme Char quittera le mouvement quelques mois plus tard, jugeant le surréalisme contraire à la révolution. Bel exemplaire d'une provenance remarquable, superbe preuve du rapprochement décisif dans l'histoire du surréalisme de Tzara et de Char.- Photos sur www.Edition-originale.com - [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] (ARP Hans) TZARA Tristan. De nos oiseaux [Of Our Birds] Kra, Paris 1929, 13 x 19 cm, original wrappers First edition on ordinary paper. Handsome autograph inscription from Tristan Tzara to, firstly, Paul éluard: ""à Paul Éluard. Tristan Tzara. Juillet 1929"" which Tristan Tzara deleted and wrote, secondly, an autograph inscription, signed and dated, to René Char: ""à René Char avec toute l'amitié grande de Tristan Tzara"" with a little drawing of a hand indicating his name. Illustrated with 10 drawings by Hans Arp. A fine copy wi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France, Paris]
2018-04-09 22:30:29
Sydney, Pastoral Review, 1929. FIRST EDITION. Illusts. profusely with photographs. Large thick 4to. or. leather binding. QUARTO SIZE. HARDCOVER. (c.700pages). HARD COVER First and only edition. Very good, clean and firmly-bound copy. #SALEeofy2018. The Pastoral Homes of Australia / Pastoral Review: Volume I, New Series. Buy with confidence from one of Australia's oldest bookshops established in 1975.
Bookseller: The Book Searchers [AU]
2018-04-09 07:52:17
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.]
2018-04-08 04:57:25
Ward, Lynd
[New York]: [Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith]. An original print from Ward's first and most famous wordless novel. Printed from the original woodblock on very thin translucent paper, the image measures 7.5 cm x 13 cm. Signed in pencil by Ward under the image in the right corner, with "Gods' Man-1929" printed in pencil opposite. The image is the first appearance of the mysterious masked figure with whom the protagonist strikes his Faustian bargain. Presumably printed in a minuscule print run as a keepsake from the author and publisher. Gods' Man was the first American wordless novel. Fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA [Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A.]
2018-04-06 19:35:24
Lurcat, André.
Éditions d Art Charles Moreau,, Paris, 1929. Orig portfolio, paper covered boards with cloth spine, 8 pp. [=title page, introduction, list of plates] and 50 photogravure plates.33 x 25 cm. Loose as issued in original portfolio with printed stiff boards and ties. L'Art International D'Aujourd'hui, no. 4. Lettering by Cassandre. Scarce portfolio compiling fine designs for terraces and gardens. Represented architects among others are: Josef Frank, Le Corbusier et P. Jeanneret, Frank Lloyd Wright, Ernst May, André Lurcat, Tony Garnier, Mies van der Rohe, Robert Mallet-Stevens. Condition: boards with imperfections. part of title on spine missing. Otherwide fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: adr. van den bemt [Groningen, NL, Netherlands]
2018-04-05 07:54:15
JOLAS, Eugene, & Robert Sage (eds.)
New York: Walter V. McKee, 1929. New York: Walter V. McKee,, 1929. Twenty-three stories from "transition". Octavo. Original pictorial boards in black, white, and orange, black cloth backstrip, titles to spine in orange. With the dust jacket. Rubbed and a little toned at extremities. An excellent copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with tanned spine and rear panels. First edition, first printing. Inscribed thrice by the two editors and Jolas's wife Marie on the front free endpaper: "To Harriet & Perry Culley, shining members of that younger generation who eventually 'Transition'. Good luck! Paris 1948, Marie Jolas"; "To Harriet & Perry Culley with greetings from their friend Gene Jolas"; "To my good friends, Harriet & Perry Culley with best wishes always, Robert Sage. Paris, July 21, 1948". The recipients were Perry Culley (1918–2006) and his first wife: Perry was a journalist, diplomat and foreign medical aid executive, who was assigned to the US Embassy in Paris as an information officer in 1945, three years before this copy was inscribed. He relocated to England after his retirement in 1984. Loosely inserted is an autographed letter signed from Kay Boyle, who contributed "Polar Bears and Others" to this volume. It is addressed to Culley at the US Embassy, dated 1 October 1947, and written from her new home in Le Vésinet. In it, Boyle regretfully declines an invitation from Culley, writing "we're just moving into a new house … I'll call you as soon as we've begun to resemble normal human beings again".
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member [London, United Kingdom]
2018-04-04 16:01:16
A A Milne
Methuen, UK. The Classic Quartet of Books about Pooh. All editions date from 1926 to 1929 and have been recently bound in three quarter calf leather and hand marbled boards. Winnie the Pooh is a 7th edition 1928, The House at Pooh Corner is a 1st edition 1928, Now We Are Six is a 2nd edition 1927, When We Were Very Young is a 5th edition 1924. Books are fine and very bright. Inscription from Christopher Robin to one volume, not sure who hand it is but I belive it is Christopher Milne the son of A A Milne who was Christopher Robin Contents are good. A few light marks and darkening to some pages. A very nice set of books. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd [Northampton, UK, United Kingdom]
2018-04-04 11:29:42
Faulkner, William
New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1929. First edition of the author's masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth, black and white patterned paper boards. Fine in a fine entirely unrestored first issue dust jacket with the iconic design by Kathe Kollwitz on the front panel and a price of $3.00 for the book Humanity Uprooted on the rear panel, with just a touch of rubbing to the spine panel. Petersen A6.2a. Brucolli & Clark I:121. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. The spine of this title is prone to fading, this example exhibits none. An exceptional example. Although The Sound and The Fury is now considered one of top one hundred novels of the 20th century, it actually wasn't initially received well upon publication. This was mostly due to the fact that at the time Faulkner wasn't well-known as a novelist, although this was his fourth published work. Because he had not had much commercial success with his first few novels, it is believed that the publisher limited the initial printing run to 1,789 copies. It wasn't until his novel Sanctuary was published in 1931 that he started being really noticed as a writer and more people started giving The Sound and The Fury more serious attention. The title of the book comes from the famous soliloquy of act 5, scene 5 of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Faulkner literally takes Shakespeare's words and writes a "tale told by an idiot,"... in this case from the point of view of the members of the Compson family, who are former Mississippi aristocrats who fall into financial trouble and over a 30 year period, many of whom die tragic … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books [US]
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2018-04-04 08:02:05
[Indonesia; Photography] Cope, Theodora & Francis R, Jr.
1929. Very good condition. Archive of 31 b&w photographs taken by an American amateur ornithologist and traveler in Indonesia, accompanied by real picture postcards of the region. 5 snapshots by Theodora Cope annotated on the verso by her. Real photos printed on photographic paper; some snapshots, some postcards. They include the Batak peoples in north and central Sumatra. One image includes a group of people (all wearing the traditional flat headdress); a herd of water buffalo; graneries (sic) in a Batak village; village women carrying grain in baskets on their heads; and a view of traditional village houses. Of the 20 postcards, 12 postcards issued by the Hotel Centrum, Fort de Kock - Padang Highlands. B&w with captions in white at the bottom margin of the image. 8 other assorted postcards from other hotels in Sumatra, and one by W. T. Uhlenhuth of Medan. The Copes were an eminent Pennsylvania Quaker family. A distant cousin of Edward Drinker Cope, Francis R. Cope Jr., was father of Theodora Cope and an amateur ornithologist. As a Quaker business family deeply involved in its community, the Copes were active in many civic, educational and charitable projects, including the development of Fairmount Park, the City's Waterworks, the Philadelphia Zoo and Haverford College. An early supporter of the conservation of wild lands, Francis donated the tract of land that is now Woodbourne Forest & Wildlife Preserve to the Nature Conservancy, the 4th preserve established by the Nature ConservancyThe Copes (father and daughter) traveled througho … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints [U.S.A.]
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2018-04-04 01:59:31
Faulkner, William
New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1929. First edition of the author's masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth, black and white patterned paper boards. Fine in a fine entirely unrestored first issue dust jacket with the iconic design by Kathe Kollwitz on the front panel and a price of $3.00 for the book Humanity Uprooted on the rear panel, with just a touch of rubbing to the spine panel. Petersen A6.2a. Brucolli & Clark I:121. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. The spine of this title is prone to fading, this example exhibits none. An exceptional example. Although The Sound and The Fury is now considered one of top one hundred novels of the 20th century, it actually wasn't initially received well upon publication. This was mostly due to the fact that at the time Faulkner wasn't well-known as a novelist, although this was his fourth published work. Because he had not had much commercial success with his first few novels, it is believed that the publisher limited the initial printing run to 1,789 copies. It wasn't until his novel Sanctuary was published in 1931 that he started being really noticed as a writer and more people started giving The Sound and The Fury more serious attention. The title of the book comes from the famous soliloquy of act 5, scene 5 of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Faulkner literally takes Shakespeare's words and writes a "tale told by an idiot,"... in this case from the point of view of the members of the Compson family, who are former Mississippi aristocrats who fall into financial trouble and over a 30 year period, many of whom die tragic … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books [U.S.A.]
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2018-04-03 18:51:32
Goebbels, Joseph (Dr.) + Mjoelnir (Mjölnir, Hans Schweitzer):
Verlag Franz Eher Nachf. / München; 1929. Auflage: 3; 168 S.; Format: 16x24 Mit sehr zahlreichen Zeichnungen + Plakaten von Mjölnir + sehr ausführlichem Inhaltsverzeichnis + 3 S. Verlagswerbung; --- "Dieses Buch widmen wir den Berliner Kameraden"; --- Frühes + seltenes Propagandawerk des damaligen Gauleiters von Berlin und seines "Haus- und Hofmalers" Mjölnir, der für seine krassen Wahlplakate Berühmtheit erlangte. Hetztirade gegen den jüdischen Polizeivizepräsidenten von Berlin Bernhard "Isidor" Weiß; --- Später erschien noch ein Folgeband: "Knorke, ein neues Buch Isidor"; --- LaLit 139; --- Zustand: 2-, original schwarzes Leinen mit rot-gelbem Deckeltitel. Nur leichte Alters- + Gebrauchsspuren, Papier gebräunt, minimal berieben + angestossen, Besitzvermerk auf Vorsatz, wohlerhalten!!! Versand D: 7,00 EUR Nationalsozialismus; NS.; Drittes 3. III. Reich; Deutsche Geschichte; Politik; 1933 - 1945; Kampfzeit; Zeitgeschichte; Propaganda; Agitation; Weltanschauung; Kunst; Kunstgeschichte; art; Plakate; Parteienwerbung; NSDAP; Judaica; Judentum; Berlin; Antisemitism; Weimarer Republik; 1919 - 1933; Systemzeit;
Bookseller: German Historical Books [Freiberg Sa., Germany]
2018-04-03 06:26:21
Adams, Marcus.
London, Marcus Adams, c, 1929. Folio. 7 pages. Original Art Deco flexible Hardcover in original slipcase. Extremely beautiful and rare original binding ! Two small stains on cover of the Volume. Otherwise in excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Besides the vintage photographs all being signed by Marcus Adams, he also signed and dated by the Volume on the endpaper: "Marcus Adams - 11/29 [?]". Marcus Adams (1875-1959) was a British society photographer noted for his portraits of children. Adams' father was the Reading-based photographer Walton Adams. He began his career as an architectural photographer for the British Archaeological Society and took photographs for books by the antiquarian C.E. Keyser. With fellow photographers Bertram Park and Parks' wife Yvonne Gregory, Adams formed the "Three Photographers" group in 1920. Based at 43 Dover Street, Mayfair, they each worked independently, but shared use of printing, retouching and darkroom staff. Gaining notability for his portraits of children Adams took the first official photographs of the Duchess of York and her daughter Princess Elizabeth (the future Queen Mother and Queen Elizabeth II). His 1934 photograph of Princess Elizabeth at the age of 8 was used as the portrait for the $20 banknote of the 1935 Series of banknotes of the Canadian dollar. He continued his work as a photographer of royal children until a sitting with Princess Anne in 1956. Other notable children photographed by Adams included Christopher Robin Milne, John Julius Norwich and Simone Prendergast. His son, Gilbert Adams, also be … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Woodpecker Books [Drimoleague, Ireland]
2018-04-02 22:28:50
Cope, Theodora & Francis R, Jr.
1929. Archive of 31 b&w photographs and real picture postcards.5snapshots by Theodora Cope annotated on the verso by her. Real photos printed on photographic paper; some snapshots, some postcards. They include the Batak peoples in north and central Sumatra. One image includes a group of people (all wearing the traditional flat headdress); a herd of water buffalo; graneries (sic) in a Batak village; village women carrying grain in baskets on their heads; and a view of traditional village houses. Of the 20 postcards, 12 postcards issued by the Hotel Centrum, Fort de Kock - Padang Highlands. B&w with captions in white at the bottom margin of the image. 8 other assorted postcards from other hotels in Sumatra, and one by W. T. Uhlenhuth of Medan.The Copes were an eminent Pennsylvania Quaker family. A distant cousin of Edward Drinker Cope, Francis R. Cope Jr., was father of Theodora Cope and an amateur ornithologist. As a Quaker business family deeply involved in its community, the Copes were active in many civic, educational and charitable projects, including the development of Fairmount Park, the City's Waterworks, the Philadelphia Zoo and Haverford College. An early supporter of the conservation of wild lands, Francis donated the tract of land that is now Woodbourne Forest & Wildlife Preserve to the Nature Conservancy, the 4th preserve established by the Nature Conservancy The Copes (father and daughter) traveled throughout New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, Java and Sumatra in the late 1920's.
Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA [Garrison, NY, U.S.A.]
2018-04-02 16:40:00
Ernest E. Mills Joyce
Duckworth, London, 1929. This is the first edition of the log of the Ross Sea Party of Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, known as the Endurance Expedition, the last major expedition of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. This copy was awarded in 1930 as a prize to a student at Burnley Grammar School. Condition approaches near fine. The original publisher’s binding is square and tight with bright covers and only lightly worn at hinges and extremities, gilt-stamped with the school’s coat of arms and motto banner on the front cover. Minor spine toning has not appreciably dulled the bright spine gilt. The profusely illustrated contents are clean, complete, and strikingly bright. Trivial spotting appears confined to the endpapers. The sole previous ownership mark is the prize binding bookplate affixed to the front pastedown, signed by the headmaster, presented to "R. Procter", and dated November, 1930. The fore and bottom edges remain bright, the top edge lightly dust soiled. The gift of this tale is suited to firing the imagination and will of a student. The aptly named Endurance Expedition of 1914-1917 is an incredible survival story of Antarctic Exploration. Led by Ernest Shackleton, (1874-1922), the expedition was to cross the Antarctic continent through the geographic South Pole. Ultimately, not a single step was taken on the continent by the transcontinental party. The Endurance set out in the shadow of the First World War on 8 August 1914, only days after Britain declared war on Germany. The expedition included two parties of 28 members each, Shacklet … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector ABAA/ILAB/IOBA [San Diego, CA, U.S.A.]
2018-04-02 16:39:59
Apsley Cherry-Garrard
London: Constable and Company Limited, 1929. Second Edition, Reissued. Hardcover. This is the 1929 reissue of “one of the undisputed classics of exploration literature”. After the 1922 first edition came a 1923 “Second Edition, with small corrections and the omission of certain plates”, followed by this 1929 reissue in medium blue cloth with gilt spine print. This two-volume set approaches very good condition. The bindings are tight with sharp corners and a slight forward lean to Volume I. The boards are bright, the spines lightly toned, the spine gilt distinct. We note modest wear and a hint of fraying at the spine ends and minor shelf wear to corners. The contents are clean with light spotting to the first and final leaves. The page edges show only mild age-toning. All tipped in plates are present. The Volume I front free endpaper features a touching “May 1930” gift inscription to “Harry Botterell on the occasion of his receiving the degree MD”. “Harry Botterell MD” is inked on the Volume II front free endpaper. Edmund Harry Botterell (1906-1997) became a noted neurosurgeon and eventually Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, where Botterell Hall was named in his honor. Botterell received the Order of the British Empire for his World War II service and was made an Officer of the Order of Canada, Canada's highest civilian honor. At 24, Apsley Cherry-Garrard (1886-1959) was the youngest member of Robert Falcon Scott's fatal Terra Nova Expedition (1910-1913) which, among other objectives, sought to be the first to reach the geo … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector ABAA/ILAB/IOBA [San Diego, CA, U.S.A.]
2018-04-01 22:37:17
Hemingway, Ernest
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1929. First Edition, limited to 510 copies, of which this is number 497, and SIGNED by the author. A superlative copy bound in the original Publisher's half-vellum over light blue paper-covered boards, with leather spine label titles in gilt. The book is in excellent condition with the text unopened and UNREAD. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A fabulous copy SIGNED by Ernest Hemingway on the limitation page. Includes the original patterned paper slipcase with red label at front, that is hand-numbered 497 that matches the number in the book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC [Laguna Hills, CA, U.S.A.]
2018-04-01 19:47:46
Sackville-West, Vita
The First UK printing published by Faber and Faber in 1929. The first title in the 'Poets on the Poets' series. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Mild offsetting to the endpapers and light toning to the text-block. Appears unread with many of the pages remaining uncut. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine condition. Toning to the edges and and spine with just a tiny amount of loss at the upper spine tip. The Rex Whistler designed wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover. This same design is repeated on the front board. The book bears the bookplate of 'John and Myfanwy Piper' to the rear upper pastedown. The book has been inscribed to John Piper on the front blank end-paper; 'John, with greatest admiration and love, Eric'. Additionally signed below this inscription by ' Peter P.'. These being the signatures of Eric Crozier and Peter Pears. Crozier was an acclaimed writer and theatrical producer. (Sir) Peter Pears was the famous tenor and lifelong partner of composer Benjamin Britten. Pears, Crozier and Piper had all worked together on numerous occasions on many of Britten's operas and works. A wonderful association copy. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA : PBFA : ILAB [Leicester, United Kingdom]
2018-04-01 04:52:33
Woolf, Virginia
Hogarth Press, London, 1929. Cinnamon cloth, a fine copy in a near-fine dust jacket, with a little fading and spotting. Cloth case. Kirkpatrick A12b; Woolmer 215b. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books (ABAA) [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
2018-03-31 00:19:38
James, Will
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Title page dated 1929. Charming personalized inscription (Here's hoping you never lose more than one stirrup) signed by the author in 1929. Gray cloth lettered in black and decorated in brick, full and partial page drawings throughout, illustrated gray dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with firm binding, clean pages, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustajcket is not priceclipped [3.50] and has some sunning to the spine and outer edges, very minor closed tears and tiny chips to the edges of the front panel and spine, very little paper loss. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Resource Books, LLC [East Granby, CT, U.S.A.]
2018-03-30 18:23:24
HUYSMANS (JORIS KARL)
Paris, Les Graveurs modernes, 1929. In-4°, 173p. Reliure plein maroquin vert, dos à nerfs avec titre doré à froid, décor doré sur les plats, guillochis dorés sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés, sous étui bordé doublé de velours [signée J. Ogiez]. Edition numérotée 1/125 exemplaires sur vélin de Rives filigrané aux noms de l'auteur et de l'artiste. Illustré de 54 eaux-fortes originales gravées par Auguste Brouet. Dos de la reliure légèrement et uniformément décoloré, sinon très bel exemplaire.
Bookseller: Librairie Le Cabinet d'Amateur [CH]
2018-03-30 16:47:04
Hemingway, Ernest
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. One of 510 signed and numbered copies (copy #239/510). Published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1929. Octavo. Quarter vellum over olive cloth boards with black spine label stamped in gold, in original cardboard slipcase (number on slipcase matches book number). ). Housed in a custom quarter black morocco and black cloth clamshell case. Signed by Ernest Hemingway on limitation page. Book is fine with some very light wear/rubbing to spine and some mile toning to boards. Slipcase is very good with some rubbing/wear to corners. Has a small bookstore sticker on bottom corner of last page. Interior clean. Sharp corners, no writing. A beautiful copy of this scarce and sought-after limited edition Hemingway title. 355 pages. 100% positive feedback. 30 day money back guarantee. NEXT DAY SHIPPING! Excellent customer service. Please email with any questions or if you would like a photo. All books packed carefully and ships with free delivery confirmation/tracking. All books come with free bookmarks. Ships from Southampton, New York. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Southampton Books [Southampton, NY, U.S.A.]
2018-03-29 20:29:37
LA FARGE, OLIVER & ERNEST FRANKLIN
Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. This copy has been extensively extra-illustrated in the 1990s by Navajo artist Ernest Franklin and then bound in an amazing designer binding by the Dragonfly Bindery-Studio. The late Ernest Franklin was famous for his illustrations of the novels of Tony Hillerman, and in this special copy of this classic Pulitzer Prize winning novel of Navajo life, Franklin has drawn and added 10 original full page signed watercolor illustrations of the text. Additionally there is a signed ink drawing portrait of the book’s protagonist Laughing Boy, plus 21 small pen & ink Franklin drawings each at the beginning of the individual chapters. The book has been bound in a special artists binding which recreates a wraparound Navajo blanket using pieces of colored leather in black, red, and white. The book is also enclosed in a matching designer leather and cloth clamshell box. The whole production is very striking and attractive. This volume is a remarkable cumulative achievement and perhaps is Ernest Franklin’s finest illustrated book.
Bookseller: James Pepper Rare Books, Inc. [US]
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2018-03-29 13:55:29
CROWLEY, Aleister
The Mandrake Press, 1929. A REMARKABLE PRESENTATION COPY WITH ADDITIONAL ANNOTATIONS BY THE AUTHOR. CROWLEY, Aleister. Moonchild. A Prologue. London, The Mandrake Press, 1929. £6000 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Original sea-green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the pictorial Beresford Egan dust jacket almost completely intact, only upper part of dust jacket, covering head of spine, torn away. Text clean and crisp, flawless. An important presentation copy inscribed by the author on front endpaper: “To Clements Hassell with sincere admiration of a fine artist and appreciation of an excellent friend, from Aleister Crowley, Oct 8, ’32 e.v.”. Clements Hassell is likely to be identified with Hilary Clements Hassell (1871-1949), who was a British painter of interiors, landscapes and some coastal scenes. E.v. stands for ‘era vulgaris’, which is a Latin expression for “common era”. This is placed after the date to differentiate it from Crowley’s Thelemic calendar, which starts in 1904 (the date the author claimed he received the book of the law). On the rear endpaper appear in Crowley’s handwriting some details concerning a two-day schedule, accompanied by planetary symbols. These symbols represent days of the week (Mars, i.e. Tuesday, and Mercury, i.e. Wednesday). Crowley mentions meeting times, the name “Foyle” and “lunch at Grosvenor Ho.[use]”, where it is known he gave a lecture on Magick in 1932: “In September 1932 Crowley was invited to a literary luncheon by Christina Foyle. Christina Foyle’s owned Foyle’s bookshop in London and held a literary lunch every year. This was a small cou … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Symonds Rare Books Ltd [London, United Kingdom]
2018-03-28 08:47:30
[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 [U.S.A.]
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2018-03-28 08:08:29
[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 [US]
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2018-03-26 18:33:31
United States Marines]
[Various locations, including Guam, China, and California. 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 numerous group s … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana [New Haven, CT, U.S.A.]
2018-03-26 13:58:35
Mann, Thomas.
Erstausgabe. "Buddenbrooks" ist das früheste unter den großen Werken Thomas Manns und gilt heute als der erste Gesellschaftsroman in deutscher Sprache von Weltgeltung. 1929 erhielt Thomas Mann dafür den Nobelpreis. Als Vorlage diente die eigene Familiengeschichte. Schauplatz des Geschehens ist seine Heimatstadt Lübeck, ohne das der Name der Stadt ausdrücklich erwähnt wird. Der Verkauf des Buches war anfangs schleppend. Der für die damalige Zeit sehr hohe Preis von 14 Mark behinderte den Absatz. Heute ist es das meistverbreitete Werk des Autors. Sehr schönes Exemplar in originaler Bindung. - Potempa D1. - Wilpert/Gühring 2/3. - Bürgin 1.2. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther [Kelkheim, Germany]
2018-03-26 03:04:21
LA FARGE, OLIVER & ERNEST FRANKLIN
Cambridge Houghton Mifflin 1929. First Edition, First Printing. This copy has been extensively extra-illustrated in the 1990s by Navajo artist Ernest Franklin and then bound in an amazing designer binding by the Dragonfly Bindery-Studio. The late Ernest Franklin was famous for his illustrations of the novels of Tony Hillerman, and in this special copy of this classic Pulitzer Prize winning novel of Navajo life, Franklin has drawn and added 10 original full page signed watercolor illustrations of the text. Additionally there is a signed ink drawing portrait of the bookÕs protagonist Laughing Boy, plus 21 small pen & ink Franklin drawings each at the beginning of the individual chapters. The book has been bound in a special artists binding which recreates a wraparound Navajo blanket using pieces of colored leather in black, red, and white. The book is also enclosed in a matching designer leather and cloth clamshell box. The whole production is very striking and attractive. This volume is a remarkable cumulative achievement and perhaps is Ernest FranklinÕs finest illustrated book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA [Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.]
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2018-03-25 11:18:45
GIONO (Jean). Né à Manosque. 1895-1970. Ecrivain.
1929 ...Merci de votre opinion sur Un de Baumugnes. Vous êtes trop bon et trop indulgent. Le plus difficile, c'est de continuer... remarque-t-il, en ajoutant ...Vous m'avez laissé l'espoir de vous voir en Provence. Est-ce trop tard ?...Deuxième opus de la trilogie Pan, Un de Baumugnes est précédé de Colline et suivi par Regain. La trilogie a été publiée aux éditions Grasset en 1929 et 1930. Le roman de Giono fut magnifiquement adapté au cinéma par Marcel Pagnol sous le titre Angèle en 1934 avec Fernandel et Orane Demazis.
Bookseller: Galerie Paul Blaizot [France, Paris]
2018-03-25 05:04:37
CROWLEY, Aleister.
The Mandrake Press, London, 1929. First Edition. Crown octavo, publisher's original green cloth, spine titled and ruled in gilt. 335 pp. Printed by the Crypt House Press. Very mild browning to endpapers, as is common with this title. Lower corners slightly bumped, otherwise and overall a fine, fresh copy, in fine example of the original colour pictorial dust wrapper designed by Beresford Egan, one of the most beautiful art-deco jackets of the period, The jacket has slight browning to the white paper areas, principally on the rear panel, but has no chips or tears, and is rarely encountered in such superlative condition. A stunning copy. Crowley's major occult novel about a war between a group of white magicians and a group of black magicians over the soul of an unborn child, the "Moonchild". Numerous acquaintances of Crowley appear as thinly disguised fictional characters. Crowley portrays MacGregor Mathers as the primary villain, including him as a character named SRMD, using the abbreviation of Mathers' magical name. Arthur Edward Waite appears as a villain named Arthwaite, and the unseen head of the Inner Circle of which SRMD was a member, "A.B." is theosophist Annie Besant. Among Crowley's friends and allies Allen Bennett appears as Mahatera Phang, the dancer Isadora Duncan appears as Lavinia King, and her companion Mary D'Este (who helped Crowley write his magnum opus "Magick: Book 4" under her magical name 'Soror Virakam') appears as Lisa la Giuffria. Cyril Grey is Crowley himself. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Thompson Rare Books - ABAC / ILAB [Hornby Island, BC, Canada]
2018-03-24 00:32:54
ALBERT EINSTEIN
Berlin, Germany, 1929. No binding. Fine. Typed Document Signed, Berlin, Germany, December 18, 1929. 1 p., 8 1/4 x 11 1/4 in. In German, with Einstein's autograph accomplishments. ""I am willing to join the federation for the introduction of an international auxiliary language to promote understanding, peace, and cooperation among nations.""Einstein was a lifelong champion of efforts to eliminate of the nationalist divisions that leaders erected between peoples, often to deadly effect. Esperanto, the ""international auxiliary language,"" was an easy to learn, politically neutral language invented by L.L. Zamenhof, a Polish ophthalmologist, in the 1870s-1880s. His goals, to transcend nationalism and create harmony and peace in the world community, were certainly shared by Einstein - and pilloried as a Jewish conspiracy by Adolf Hitler. Considering the date of the pledge, Einstein was taking an early stand against the Fascist future into which Europe was about to descend. Translation""Federation for the introduction of an international auxiliary language to promote understanding, peace and cooperation among peoples,""I am willing to join the federation for the introduction of an international auxiliary language to promote understanding, peace, and cooperation among nations.""Transcript in German""Bund für die Einführung einer internationalen Hilfssprache zur Förderung der Verständigung, des Friedens und der Zusammenarbeit unter den Völkern.""""Hierdurch erkläre ich mich bereit, dem Ehrenauswchuss des Bundes für die Einführung einer internationalen Hilfssprache zur Förderung … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Seth Kaller, Inc. [U.S.A.]
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2018-03-24 00:18:02
ALBERT EINSTEIN
Berlin, Germany, 1929. No binding. Fine. Typed Document Signed, Berlin, Germany, December 18, 1929. 1 p., 8 1/4 x 11 1/4 in. In German, with Einstein's autograph accomplishments. ""I am willing to join the federation for the introduction of an international auxiliary language to promote understanding, peace, and cooperation among nations.""Einstein was a lifelong champion of efforts to eliminate of the nationalist divisions that leaders erected between peoples, often to deadly effect. Esperanto, the ""international auxiliary language,"" was an easy to learn, politically neutral language invented by L.L. Zamenhof, a Polish ophthalmologist, in the 1870s-1880s. His goals, to transcend nationalism and create harmony and peace in the world community, were certainly shared by Einstein - and pilloried as a Jewish conspiracy by Adolf Hitler. Considering the date of the pledge, Einstein was taking an early stand against the Fascist future into which Europe was about to descend. Translation""Federation for the introduction of an international auxiliary language to promote understanding, peace and cooperation among peoples,""I am willing to join the federation for the introduction of an international auxiliary language to promote understanding, peace, and cooperation among nations.""Transcript in German""Bund für die Einführung einer internationalen Hilfssprache zur Förderung der Verständigung, des Friedens und der Zusammenarbeit unter den Völkern.""""Hierdurch erkläre ich mich bereit, dem Ehrenauswchuss des Bundes für die Einführung einer internationalen Hilfssprache zur Förderung … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Seth Kaller, Inc. [U.S.A.]
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2018-03-23 12:32:00
FROTIER de La MESSELIERE, Vicomte Henri - manoir du Prémorel (Plesder), 2 novembre 1876, Saint-Brieuc, 7 décembre 1965, Historien et généalogiste
SAINT-BRIEUC, A. Prud'Homme -1929 - In-Plano - Broché - 113 pages - Ascendances et parentés -. 300 vues et Plans -.250 documents héraldiques & dessins de châteaux - 500 familles étudiées - Ouvrage très rare - bon exemplaireEnvoi avec la mention manuscrite "Exemplaire offert par l'Auteur, Saint-Brieuc, 8 mars 1929, Henri Frotier de La Messelière, puis signature et dessin de ses Armoiries - TRES RARE - Envoi rapide et soignéLibrairie Spécialisée en Généalogie, Bretagne et Histoire - Envoi rapide et soigné - Conditions de vente : Les ouvrages sont payables à la commande. Nous acceptons les règlements par chèque, virement, ou paypalLibrairie spécialisée Les frais de port affichés au moment de la commande sont indicatifs. Un envoi prioritaire en recommandé est dŽenviron 10 euros pour la France, 15 euros pour lŽEurope et 25 euros pour les USA. Ce tarif est basé sur celui d'un livre pesant 1 kilogramme. Si le livre commandé dépasse ce poids nous pouvons être amené à vous contacter pour vous signaler le prix du supplément de port. - Conditions de livraison : Les envois simples, sans suivi, ni assurance, sont sous la responsabilités des acheteurs. Une estimation des frais de port peut être faite sur simple demande, pour un ouvrage et une destination donnés.De plus, en raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo - Pour les ouvrages d'un coût supérieur à 50 , des photographies peuvent être demandées.- Si vous souhaitez consulter un ou plusieurs de nos livres à la librairie merci de nous prévenir par … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: A l's.p.rance [France, Saint-Derrien]
2018-03-23 08:30:12
GIONO Jean
Éditions Bernard Grasset, Paris, 1929. In-16 (12x19cm), relié en demi-maroquin vert à coins, couverture verte imprimée conservée, titre et tête dorés. (C. DRENEAU relieur.)Édition originale. Tirage à 3 882 exemplaires. Un des 170 exemplaires sur vélin pur fil Lafuma. Exemplaire enrichi d'une importante lettre autographe, signée.
Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Quadr'arts [France, Montluçon]
2018-03-23 07:38:47
SIREN (Osvald),
P. et Bruxelles, Van Oest 1929-30, 4 volumes in-folio, volume I: VI-96 pp. et 108 planches; volume II: 121 pp. et 120 planches; volume III: 107 pp. et 128 planches; volume IV: 104 pp. et 120 planches, brochés, couvertures rempliées sur plats cartonnés. Ensemble complet. Dos légèrement passés, petite déchirure angulaire en pied des tome 2 et 4, intérieur frais et sans rousseurs. Complete set. Spines sunned, a little angular tear on the cover of volume 2 and 4. Good clean copy, no foxing. Large and heavy set, extra postage will be required.
Bookseller: Librairie l'Opiomane [France, Paris]
2018-03-23 02:10:45
WARD, Lynd.
New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1929. First edition, number 71 of 309 signed copies for the 'special edition', 8vo., woodcut illustrations by Lynd Ward throughout, patterned endpapers, original cloth with inlaid illustration to upper cover and inlaid spine-label (slightly browned), top edge gilt, fore-edge uncut, original slip-case worn & defective. The second of Lynd Ward's stories without words, relying solely on his visually striking and compelling woodcut illustrations to tell the tale of a slave-trader who brings a curse upon himself and his family after stealing a demon-faced drum from an African he murders. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books [London, United Kingdom]
2018-03-22 10:54:15
Images by:] Farkas, Étienne [Farkas, István]; [Poems by:] Salmon, André
Éditions des Chroniques du jour, Paris, 1929. First edition. Association copy, inscribed to Alfred Flechtheim. Limited, numbered (1/185/200). In publisher's folder, printed in red and black. Text in French. (4) p., and 20 plates (10 coloured pochoir plates and 10 plates of poems). Page size: ca. 305 × 420 mm. Composition size varies, approx. 220 × 290 mm. Association copy of István Farkas' scarce modernist portfolio which he created together with the French art critic and poet, André Salmon. Inscribed to the German art dealer, Alfred Flechtheim. The portfolio, which was titled after Baudelaire's poem of the same title, contains the reproductions of ten tempera paintings by the Hungarian painter, István Farkas, (1887-1944) along with the reproductions of the manuscripts of André Salmon's poems, which he wrote for Farkas's pictures. Farkas created the body of work for this portfolio over the course of four years that he spent in Paris between 1925-1929. His exotic still lifes were created in a unique style which Farkas developed while turning from synthetic cubism towards a surrealist world. The finest examples of his endeavour are his "sous-marin" compositions, some of which are also featured in Correspondances, in which he evoked a mysterious, underwater world. André Salmon, who was also the monographist of Farkas, stressed the painter's "ability to express dreams with the most complete symbols of reality" and wrote that "Farkas is unlike anyone else. He comes from one school only: his own." The portfolio was made in the finest quality in the workshop of Jean Saudé, one of … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Földvári Books [Budapest, Hungary]
2018-03-22 01:29:03
REGNIER (Henri de) - LEPAPE (Georges)
Société des amis du livre. S. l., Société des Amis du Livre, 1929 1 vol. in-4 (200x275), plein maroquin rouge foncé, large encadrement de filets dorés ornant les plats, dos à nerfs orné de caissons, tranches dorées, doublure de maroquin rouge ornée de listels mosaïqués (vert, jaune et rouge), gardes de moire bordeaux, étui bordé de maroquin rouge, magnifique reliure signée E. Maylander dor. (1866 – 1959), édition superbement illustrée d’un frontispice et de 21 figures à l’aquarelle de Georges LEPAPE, gravées sur cuivre en couleurs par Léon Bourgeois, se décompose de : 7 hors-texte, 7 bandeaux, 7 culs-de-lampe et 8 lettrines, le tout rehaussé de couleurs. TIRAGE LIMITE à 120 exemplaires sur vélin, celui-ci n° 91 auquel on a joint in-fine le menu du 7 mai 1929 avec son illustration pleine page. Couverture illustrée en couleurs et enluminée conservée. De la Bibliothèque de W. Vincens-Bouguereau avec son Ex-libris. Georges LEPAPE (1887-1971), a étudié à l’école des Arts décoratifs à Paris, dans l’atelier de Fernand Cormon où Toulouse Lautrec, Van Gogh et Matisse avaient également été élèves. Son nom est attaché à l’histoire de la mode, plus particulièrement la mode parisienne de l’entre-deux guerres. Il réalise de nombreuses illustrations pour des magazines de mode (La gazette du bon ton, modes et manières d’aujourd’hui, fémina), en 1925 ses décors et costumes pour « l’oiseau bleu », une féérie de Maurice Maeterlinck font date. L’année suivante il collabore au magazine Vogue de New York, pour lequel il dessine plusieurs couvertures qui sont restées célèbres. [Attributes: Hard C … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: NADINE LIVRES [Sucy-en-Brie, ., France]
2018-03-21 08:16:41
FLEMING, ALEXANDER. - [THE DISCOVERY OF PENICILLIN]
London, 1929. 4to. Entire vol. X, 1929, bound in black full cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Hinges a bit weak and end-papers renewed. A few leaves loosening a bit. All in all a good, sound copy. Book plate of Frank J. Farrell to inside of front board. Pp. 226-228, (2 pp. - photographic illustrations), pp. 229-236. [Entire volume: VII, (1), 407 pp.]. ¶ Seminal first printing of the groundbreaking paper that announces for the first time one of the most revolutionizing discoveries of modern times, namely penicillin. Fleming's accidental discovery and isolation of penicillin in September 1928 (published here for the first time) marks the introduction of the age of useful antibiotics. This magnificent discovery would not only completely change the world of modern medicine, it would change the course of history, continually saving millions of lives around the world. <br><br>"When I woke up just after dawn on September 28, 1928, I certainly didn't plan to revolutionise all medicine by discovering the world's first antibiotic, or bacteria killer. But I suppose that was exactly what I did." (Alexander Fleming). <br><br>Fleming reported his great discovery in the present paper published in "British Journal of Experimental Pathology". An original offprint of the paper was also made, but that is of the utmost scarcity and possibly only one copy has survived (although some estimate three copies to be in existence). For a long time, a reprint from 1944 was thought to be the original offprint, but that later turned out not to be the case. The 1944 reprint was commissioned by Fleming h … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Lynge & Søn ILAB-LILA [Copenhagen, Denmark]
2018-03-21 06:06:58
YEATS. W. B.
The Cuala Press. Dublin, Ireland. 1929. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.6 x 6 inches). LIMITED EDITION. One of 425 copies printed and published by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats on paper made in Ireland. Original cloth-backed blue paper covered boards, printed paper label to spine, titles stamped to front cover in black. Plain blue endpapers. Covers lightly marked and the front free endpaper slightly creased otherwise this is a very good copy. ------ Wade 163. ---- Yeats's Packet for Ezra Pound presents one side of an intriguingly unlikely literary and personal friendship; Yeats, who lived with Pound more than once (first in Ashdown Forest, where Pound's ostensibly secretarial status produced the drastic renovation of Yeats's poetic style in his 1914 collection "Responsibilities", and later in Rapallo during the late 1920s, the period of association with which Yeats's "Packet" is concerned), describes Pound as a man "whose art is the opposite of mine, whose criticism commends what I most condemn, a man with whom I should quarrel more than with anyone else if we were not united by affection". This copy has a newspaper-clipped portrait of Yeats (with an extremely stern expression) laid in. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member. [London, United Kingdom]
2018-03-20 21:03:37
Farlow, William Gilson
Cambridge: The Farlow Library and Herbarium of Harvard University, 1929. First edition. Green cloth with gilt titles. About fine, faint rubbing to boards, some minor offsetting to plates at usual, otherwise quite sharp.. x, 120 pp. + [103] plates. Illus. with 103 color plates. Folio. One of 500 copies. Descriptive text by Edward Angus Burt. Color plates by the Boston Heliotype Printing Company. Louis C.C. Krieger illustrated most of the specimens. Published ten years after the death of botanist William Farlow Gilson, the creation of this work "was a long and complex journey. It involved no less than four botanists, two professional artists, two commercial printers, one warehouse, and numerous photographers and editors. The work spanned more than forty years and cost an estimated $50,000 at a time when a lavish new house cost less than $9,000" (See Harvard University Herbaria: A Wreath to the Memory of Dr. Farlow. The creation of Icones Farlowianae 1889 - 1930). William Farlow Gilson (1844-1919), was an American cryptogamic botanist, president of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Botanical Society of America. "Farlow's attention to practical botany had a most significant influence on American science. He conducted research on destructive, plant-pathogenic fungi, furnishing some of the earliest, professional papers on the subject of plant diseases. His focus on plant diseases helped lay the foundations for a science of phytopathology. His investigations of potato rot, diseases of oranges and olives, mildews … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB [East Jewett, NY, U.S.A.]
2018-03-20 17:32:47
Rhine river [photos]
Kembs, no publisher indicated, [1929]-1932. Oblong photo album (board size 22.5 x 34.0 x 3.0 cm). 26 tissue-guarded original photographs mounted on 26 cardboard sheets with printed captions. Original burgundy half cloth over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers.= A fine and luxurious documentation of the economically important large scale building operation which made the river Rhine much more navigable between Basel in Switzerland, and Strasbourg in France. A complex of eight locks and a hydroelectric plant was built in a record time during the Great Depression. By coincidence, a major renovation was begun 80 years later. Perhaps this album was intended as a souvenir for those who were in charge of completing this massive project. The crisp, large photos (16.7 x 23.3 cm) show the work in progress, and the large machines, which appear to be specially made or adapted for this work. Each photograph is individually dated. Boards a bit warped, plates clean. Very rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg [Amsterdam, Netherlands]
2018-03-20 09:00:28
Haley, J. Evetts
Chicago, (IL): Lakeside Press, 1929. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 261 pp. Illustrated from photographs, plates, portraits, maps, one folding. Howes H-39. Graff 1718: "The work was suppressed by court injunction." Jenkins Basic Texas Books 82: "Vivid picture of every aspect of life on a big ranch." Adams Herd 969: "One of the best books about a Texas Ranch." Adams Six-Guns 894: "It contains some material on outlaws, brand blotters, and cattle rustlers." Reese Six-Score 54: "Foundation work on ranching in the Panhandle, and an important ranch history." Dykes Range Country 20. Vandale 82. Original gilt-stamped decorated green cloth. (#8114).
Bookseller: Bartleby's Books [Chevy Chase, Maryland, U.S.A.]
2018-03-19 23:29:29
Cummings, Ray[mond King]
A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago, 1929. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-351 [352-358: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Signed by Cummings on recto of title leaf. Travel by time machine to Earth's far future. "THE MAN WHO MASTERED TIME completes the trilogy of my tales of Matter, Space, and Time [THE GIRL IN THE GOLDEN ATOM and "The Fire People" dealing with the first two matters, respectively]." - Ray Cummings (from foreword to a later appearance in FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES). Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 2-24. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 516. Clareson, Science Fiction in America 1870s-1930s 226. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 63. Sargent, American and British Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 185. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p.54. Reginald 03693. A fine copy in a very good four-color pictorial dust jacket (reproducing a superb color painting by Allen St. John on the front panel) with some dust soiling and abrasion to rear panel, a split along rear spine fold, and very light soiling to spine panel. A lovely copy and, as such, rare. Laid in is a black and white photograph of a portrait of Cummings painted by Elizabeth Starr Hill. (#150003) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB [Elizabethtown, NY, U.S.A.]
2018-03-19 12:29:54
Vosburgh, W.S. (Ed.)
Privately Printed, Ernest R. Gee, [New York], 1929. First edition. One of 300 copies designed and printed by Eugene V. Connett at The Derrydale Press, signed by William Woodward. With 68 engraved plates and three charts. vii, 297 pp. 1 vols. Large 4to. "This was Connett's first major work in fine book production. It was contracted through Ernest Gee, and Mr. Woodward spared no expense ." (Siegel). The idea had come to Mr. Woodward to do a book about the portraits he owned after listening to Mr. Vosburgh regale him with stories about them one Sunday afternoon. The most beautiful of the Derrydale titles. Siegel 22 (cf. also p. 234); Frazier V-4-a; Podeschi 373 Original full red morocco, paneled spine with raised bands, t.e.g., by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Front joint with slightest traces of rubbing. Fine copy in original folding box with printed label (one outer flap perished) With 68 engraved plates and three charts. vii, 297 pp. 1 vols. Large 4to First edition. One of 300 copies designed and printed by Eugene V. Connett at The Derrydale Press, signed by William Woodward. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2018-03-19 06:03:10
The Master Therion (Aleister Crowley)
Paris: Privately Published [Printed at the Lecram Press], 1929. First Edition, First Printing. Original Wrappers. Very Good. In four sections (volumes). Section 1 printed in 1929, the remaining sections likely printed in 1930. Quarto (measures 11 1/4” x 7 5/8”). Original salmon-colored wrappers with black title and unicursal hexagram in black to front. xxxii + 124, 123-206, 207-302, 303-438 pp. Tipped-in full color plate (the lamen of the Master Therion) to section one, after contents page. Signs of the Grades sheet tipped-in between pages 374 and 375 in Section 4. Original wrappers have some wear and rubbing, mostly to the front and back of section one, with some light soiling, and wear and some chipping to spine paper exposing the signatures at head and foot. There is also a small triangular corner piece missing to back cover of section 1 (see photos). Remaining volumes have some light edge wear and small chips to spine ends, with section 4 having a couple of clean tears. A few sporadic spots to pages, again, mostly in the first section. Bindings are sound but the paper wrappers are a bit fragile, as is usual with this edition. All in all a very good copy of this scarce first issue. Here we have the elusive first issue of Crowley's exceptional work on Ceremonial Magick (his masterpiece, some would say) in four parts. Shortly after publication it was issued in two subscriber's editions in which the same sheets for the first issue were trimmed down and bound into one hardcover volume. It is arranged in twenty-two chapters (O-XXI) just as Levi's Dogma and Ritual of High Ma … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Richard Bishop Bookseller [U.S.A.]
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