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      San Francisco: 1930. Charcoal drawing. 17.5 x 11.5 inches. Annotated S. P. ind no. 273. Signed and dated. 4 marginal tears on side and bottom.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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      William Morrow: New York, 1930. Tan cloth lettered in red, black on white illustrated page edges, black top page edges. pp [14], 269, [5]. Yellowing and slight foxing to page edges, else fine. The striking yellow, black & red non-pictorial Art Deco jacket (by Wenck) has tiny chips to head of very lightly darkened spine; small narrow rubbed spot to rear spine fold; tiny chips to lower edge of front panel and outer corners; yellow rear panel has a 1 cm tear at bottom, minor dust soiling; else fine. First published earlier in 1930 by a small British publisher; Morrow having previously rejected the manuscript, ended up reprinting it a few times. This powerful tale is the most important Canadian World War I novel and no doubt one of the top ten WWI novels. Harrison was born in Philadelphia and by age sixteen was working for The Montreal Star. He enlisted with the Royal Montreal Regiment and was a machine-gunner in Belgium and France, wounded at Amiens in 1918, after which he returned to Montreal for a while before moving on to New York. The novel was praised by Ford Madox Ford, and in its partial appearance in magazines, including German ones, may have influenced Remarque in the writing of ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT. "The story of the looting of Arras by Canadian troops and their conflict with the English Military Police is told for the first time. But piquant as are these and many other revelations of the realities of war in and behind the lines, the real quality of the work lies in the exquisite, and withal unselfconsciousness, expression of the beauty and graciousness of human relationships, however startling and unorthodox, amid the foulness and brutality of that inferno." - jacket flap. See the two columns about Harrison in Toye, Oxford Companion to CanLit. Now quite scarce on the market in any sort of dust jacket. This is a lovely copy, by far the best I have ever seen, very scarce indeed in this condition. Binding: Hardcover. .

      [Bookseller: Steven Temple Books]
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        Soldiers' Pay [Dennis Wheatley's copy]

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-/Near Fine+. First Impression (no further printings noted), one of only 2000 copies of the author's first title published in the United Kingdom, with preface by Richard Hughes (who wrote "A High Wind in Jamaica" and, incidentally, helped launch Faulkner in England). 8vo: xii,326,[6, including four pages of publisher's advertisements]pp. Publisher's coarsely woven aquamarine cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge stained aquamarine, bottom edge uncut; cream-colored dust dust jacket printed in red and black, priced 7s/6d. Dennis Wheatley's copy, with his bookplate on front paste down. Top edge spotted, others lightly browned, otherwise about Fine, square and tight, in better than Near Fine jacket, the spine dust-soiled and a bit darkened, edges lightly rubbed and nicked. Petersen A2.14. In 1925, Faulkner moved to New Orleans where he joined a literary circle centered on Sherwood Anderson and was introduced to the modernist innovations of T. S. Eliot and James Joyce. His interest in experimental writing was piqued, and he began a novel, his first, Soldier's Pay, portraying the tragic homecoming of a wounded war hero. Though set in Georgia, it was, nonetheless, a kind of rehearsal for the later Mississippi novels, full of despair and "mythic motifs of impotence and futile love." (The Literary Encyclopedia) Wheatley's stylish thrillers and occult novels made him one of the world's best-selling writers from the 1930s through the 1960s. His Gregory Sallust series was a key inspirations for Ian Fleming's James Bond stories. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        Gefesselter Blick. 25 kurze Monografien und Beiträge über die neue Werbegestaltung. Mit Unterstützung des "Ringes der Werbegestalter des Schweizer Werkbundes" u.a. herausgegeben und mit einer Einleitung versehen von Heinz und Bodo Rasch. 140 Abbildungen. Stuttgart. Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Dr. Zaugg & Co. 1930. 26 x 21,5 cm. 111 Seiten. Originalleinenband mit Vorderdeckel aus transparentem Zelluloid.

      Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Dr. Zaugg & Co. Originalausgabe. Herausragend gestaltete Publikation zur avantgardistischen Werbegestaltung der Zeit mit Beiträgen u.a. von Willi Baumeister, Max Bill, Max Burchartz, Walter Dexel, John Heartfield, El Lissitzky, Moholy-Nagy, Kurt Schwitters, Jan Tschichold, Vordemberge-Gildewart und Piet Zwart. Das Buch dokumentiert Material, welches im Rahmen einer Wanderausstellung durch mehrere Städte vom Graphischen Klub Stuttgart im Februar 1930 gezeigt worden ist. Einband und Typografie des Buches besorgten die Brüder Rasch. Mit dem häufig fehlenden Erratablatt. Der empfindliche Zelluloid-Einband schön erhalten. In diesem Zustand sehr selten. Referenz: Andel, Avant-garde Page Design 348 - Fleischmann, Bauhaus Drucksachen, Typografie, Reklame, Seite 354 - The Avant-Garde applied Cat.L326 mit Abbildung auf Seite 336

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Günter Linke]
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      1930. A group of 57 meticulously hand-drawn and richly colored illustrations by Dooley Dionysius: 24 panels created to illustrate "Pinocchio," each approx. 14 1/2 x 11 1/2 in., on stiff buff card stock or art paper (including a mock-up of the title page, 16 panels split between a color illustration and a penciled sample line or two of text, 1 page of black & white design illustrations for chapter ends, and 6 full page color illustrations); and 33 panels for an original tale entitled "The Story of the Taj Mahal," on stiff buff card stock or art paper, in varying sizes from 9 x 12 in. up to 16 1/2 x 23 in. (including a full color title page, a pen & ink and black watercolor title page, 24 pen & ink and black watercolor illustrations, and 7 full color illustrations, 5 of which are matted [some old staining to mats]). Traces of mounting on versos of most of the images. Dionysius was known for his almost microscopic brush strokes, fanciful designs, and jewel-like painting, often compared by critics to Persian miniatures. His work was exhibited in many St. Louis galleries in the 1930's (including the St. Louis Art Center where two of the "Pinocchio" drawings were displayed), as well as at shows in Los Angeles, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the California Water Color Society, and Marguerite Zimbalist's Twenty Dollar Gallery. Born in Kirkwood, Missouri, H.J. "Dooley" Dionysius attended the Washington University School of Fine Arts in the mid-1920's. He spent 10 years in Hollywood working alternately as a jewelry designer, an apprentice to Willy Pogany designing murals for William Randolph Hearst, and in the art department at the Walt Disney studios. In 1932, the Healy Galleries in St. Louis mounted a one-man show of his works. A story by Guy Forshey in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on March 13, 1932 describes Dionysius' work: "His subject matter is of a nature that lends itself admirably to his peculiar style of treatment. He paints pure fancy. His scenes are almost invariably placed on lost continents or in lands which have existed only in the imagination of men.... Unlike most water color painters, he does not blend color into color, but builds color on color producing an opaque effect." He often worked in miniature, and critical reviews of his watercolors remark on their exotic nature: "The tiny still life arrangements of flowers remind one of medallions in enamel or semi-precious stones. In all of these the draughtsmanship is meticulous and the compositions are so perfectly in balance that you do not think of such an element as deliberate composition in connection with them. You feel the rhythm of the dancing figures, the swing of the boats and the swell of the waves...." His work for the PWAP/CWA during the 1930's included creation of a mural of Mother Goose for the Benton School Kindergarten in St. Louis. Dionysius' ambition was to write and illustrate childrens books. According to brief biographies in "Artists in California, 1786-1940," by Edan Hughes and in "Who's Who in American Art 1936-41," he was the author/illustrator of two books, "Black Opal," and a version of "Mother Goose Rhymes." The Census records of 1940, record him in New York City as a lodger, his profession listed as "illustrator," most likely looking to find a market for his other book designs. We have found no record that either his "Pinocchio" or his "Story of the Taj Mahal" was ever published.

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        Miesiecznik literacki. / Miesi?cznik literacki. Reporta?e konkursowe. 1930 pa?dziernik-listopad, number 13. [Literary Monthly. 1930 October-November. No. 13.]

      A. Chwat [Aleksander Wat] (Drukarnia Przemys?owa w Krakowie), Warszawa 1930 - First edition. In publisher's, printed, constructivist wrappers, designed by W?adis?aw Daszewski. 569-616 p. First edition of the thirteenth number of the magazine, whose cover was designed by W?adis?aw Daszewski. "Miesi?cznik Literacki" was an unofficial organ of the Communist Party in Poland, with social and cultural content, in the genre of the German expressionist movement and the ideas embraced by the Soviet Novyi Lef. It was published between 1929 and 1931, twenty numbers were issued until it was banned and many of the contributors arrested. The editor Aleksander Wat (1900-1967) considered being one of the most important Polish writers of the 20th century and one of the precursors of the Polish Futurism in the early 1920s. After the war and his imprisonment in the Soviet Union he gave up his sympathy to Communism and in 1959 he emigrated to France, and later became a professor of Slavic literature at Berkeley, in California. The cover of the magazine was design by W?adys?aw Daszewski (1902-1971) the Polish stage designer and architect, who was deeply involved in the avant-garde movement since the 1920s. A very light water stain to the upper right corner of the cover and the first two leaves. Spine broke at the tail (ca. 3 cm). Slightly chipped at lower edge. Pages yellowed due to aging. Overall in fine condition. In publisher's, printed, constructivist wrappers, designed by W?adis?aw Daszewski [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        L'Odalisque. Ouvrage traduit du Turc. Texte et illustrations gravés à l'eau forte par |Leon Courbouleix|.

      Ohne Ort, Handpressendruck des Künstlers, ohne Jahr [um 1930]. - 4°. 70 nn. Seiten. Ungebundene Büttenlagen, eingelegt in einen illustrierten Umschlag, im Schuber. Eins von 252 handschriftlich und vom Künstler |signierten| Exemplaren (Gesamt 350). Das gesamte Werk, einschließlich des Textes, wurde vom Künstler radiert. Opulent illustriert; es finden sich |10 große Radierungen| auf Tafeln, ausgeführt als kräftige Farbradierungen, sowie |11 kleine Radierungen| im Text. Sie zeigen nackte oder spärlich bekleidete Frauen, in orientalischem Ambiente, mit ihren turban-geschmückten, meist bekleideten Liebhabern. Das Ganze nie pornografisch, aber von eindeutiger erotischer Spannung. Titelblatt geschmückt mit einem Porträt von Voltaire. Der Text gedruckt in rot/schwarz, gesetzt in einen goldfarbenen breiten Schmuckrahmen. Meisterhafte Ausstattung für diese europäische Orient-Phantasie. Schuber etwas berieben, Kanten bestoßen. Stellenweise etwas fingerfleckig. Gutes Exemplar. ------------- Courbouleix. Voltaire. L'Odalisque. Ouvrage traduit du Turc. Texte et illustrations gravés à l'eau forte par Leon Courbouleix. Sans lieu, Imprimée sur la presse à bras de l'artiste, sans date [vers 1930]. In-4. 70 ff. sur vélin, couverture illustrée, chemise, étui. Un des 252 exemplaires numérotés et signés par l'artiste (en total 350) ; iÇi un des exemplaires d'artiste, celui-ci spécialement imprimé pour M Maurice Tardif. Envoi autographe signé de l'artiste sur la page de justification. L'œuvre fut entièrement gravée, le texte inclus. Somptueusement illustrée ; il y a 10 eaux-fortes sur planches, en couleurs vives, ainsi que 11 petites gravures in-texte. Elles montrent des femmes nues ou peu habillées, dans une ambiance orientale, avec leurs amants habillés, portant souveant un turban. Jamais pornographique, mais dans une amtosphère et tension clairement érotiques. Page de titre décorée avec un portrait de Voltaire. Le texte imprimé en noir et rouge, dans un large encadrement d'or en style oriental. Une présentation magistrale pour cette imagination européenne sur l'orient. Étui et bords un peu cognés. Taches de doigts par endroits. ------------------------------ |English description available on request.| [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ars Amandi]
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      1930 - Official programme for the FA Cup Final at Wembley on April 26th, 1930. Arsenal beat Huddersfield Town 2-0. 8vo. 26pp. Illustrated, mainly portraits. Original illustrated wrappers. Some rusting to staples but otherwise a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        The Book of Three Dragons

      Longmans, Green and Co. 1930 - A fine first edition in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. The scarce trade issue with the Longmans, Green imprint on the title page and first edition on the copyright page, not the later more common Junior Literary Guild issue. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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      London : The Agency, 1930. 1st Edition. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 72 pages ; 22 cm. The Official Report from the inaugural meeting of the Jewish Agency for Palestine held immediately after the 16th Zionist Conference in Zurich, which established the Agency. Includes the speeches and minutes from the conference.

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books LLC]
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        Everybody's Boswell

      G. Bell and Sons, London 1930 - #61 OF 350 COPIES SIGNED BY ERNEST SHEPARD on the limitation page. A beautiful copy to boot of the 1930 1st thus. Bound by Asprey & Co. of London in a sumptuous full red leather. Decorative raised bands, gilt-tooled compartments and gilt-rule to the panels. Bright and Fine, all edges gilt. Thick octavo, 609 pgs., marbled endpapers. Signed by Illustrator. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        Important Porcelains, Including Pieces from the Imperial Collection; Snuff Bottles, Bronzes, Enamels, Semi-Precious Mineral Carvings, Rare Early Dynastic Pottery; Property of Ton-Ying & Company

      New York: American Art Association / Anderson Galleries, Inc, 1930. Softcover. VG interior; some wear to cover corners and darkening to cover edges. Writing along top edge of front cover not seen in picture.. Camel card wraps with black lettering. 133 pp. with numerous bw photos. Catalogue from Sale Number 3812, Chinese Art from January 24th and 25th, 1930. 399 objects up for auction, each described. With a foreword by the authors. Sung pottery, Ming porcelains, temple vases of the Chia Ching and Wan Li periods, blue-glazed pottery from the T'ang dynasty, Chun ware from the imperial collection and much more.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        Moby Dick

      New York: Random House, 1930. Very Good. First trade edition thus. Near Fine, with light rubbing to silver stamping, light light rubbing to edge of page block, light toning to pages and with light offsetting from images. A stunning example of Melville's classic, illustrated by Rockwell Kent.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Bruyère - fashion design 1930s.

      "Diner au cabaret??Modetekening van de collectie van Marie-Louise Bruy?re. Medio jaren 1930. Gouache op grijs papier.Mme. Bruy?re (1884-?) was geboren op het Franse platteland, maar haar ambitieuze ouders verhuisden naar de groeiende voorsteden van Parijs, waar het hen voor de wind ging. Ze woonden in het chique Saint Gratien, waar ook Princesse Mathilde (het nichtje van Napoleon I) woonde. Ze volgde haar opleiding bij Cheruit en vervolgens bij Lanvin. In 1928 opende ze haar eigen ?Bruy?re Couture??, en met haar collectie van begin 1930 plaatste ze zich tussen de toonaangevende jonge ontwerpers van haar tijd zoals Schiaparelli, Alix, Rochas en Mainbocher. Haar faam groeide internationaal, waardoor ze in 1937 een grand salon aan de Place Vend?me kon openen. Haar kleding was chique, zeer draagbaar en bovenal modieus, opvallend door subtiele en ongewone design elementen. Met twee shows per jaar van elk 200 modellen, had ze een enorme productie en had in 1947 328 medewerkers. Haar bedrijf groeide tot midden jaren 1950. Als men dan overstapt naar prêt-a-porter gaat het na een paar jaar ten onder.Prijs: ?750,- (incl. lijst).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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      Stabilimenti Poligrafici Riuniti, BOLOGNA 1930 - ITALIANO Periodico quindicinale con forma leggermente più piccola di un quotidiano, 12 pagine, leggermente ed uniformemente brunite dal tempo, con illustrazioni in nero e con vari scritti, M.Cora, Bartolini alcuni dei nomi, prima ed ultima pagina con usura al dorsetto La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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      New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1930., 1930. First edition. First edition. Publisher's "A-E" code on copyright page. Author's first novel. Former owner's neat inked name on the front pastedown sheet (completely covered by the dust jacket flap), with yellow Harper's seal at back of book removed (as is nearly always the case), leaving only a tiny remnant attached to page.211 and the rear fly leaf. Near Fine, bright copy in dust jacket with gentle sunning to spine, with light restoration to the spine ends and corners. Carr's first novel, a formidable locked-room mystery introducing his flamboyant Parisian character Henri Bencolin. Bencolin's case involves "an impossible murder in a gambling club - the victim, seen to enter an empty room with all entrances under observation, is subsequently found there, beheaded" (Twentieth-Century Crime and Mystery Writers (2nd ed.), p.146). Dust jacket promotional blurb says "When the police burst into the ante-room of a smart Paris gambling house, they find a mangled body thrown across the floor, while staring at them from the center of the empty room was the severed head of the Duc de Seligny. So begins a mystery story as weird and terrifying as any ever contrived by Poe. All the wiles of Bencolin, most satanic, most lovable of modern detectives, were needed for its solution." A crime fiction highspot housed in a clamshell case with the dust jacket design shown on the case.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1930 - First edition, fifth printing, which came out in the same year as the first. RARE Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel for 1931, seldom found in this condition. In black boards with red lettering, with a touch of rubbing to the lettering on spine. There are some spots on one textblock edge and a blank bookplate as well as mild corner wear, else about fine, lacking the rare jacket. A terrific copy, basically crisp and clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Garden City, NY: Published for the Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930. First U.S. edition. Slight lean, otherwise a fine copy in a very good to nearly fine dust jacket with a short closed tear (20 mm) to the upper left front panel, tiny tear at lower right corner tip and mild shelf-wear to the head of the spine panel, some portions of the orange ink of the spine panel are a bit faded. Publisher's wrap around band is present. An attractive copy of a scarce book in jacket. (17960). Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii [ix-x] 1- 308 [309: Crime Club statement] [310: blank], cloth. Mystery novel featuring sleuth Roger Sheringham, the second published (in England in 1926).

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Mad Man's Drum: A Novel in Woodcuts

      New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith., 1930. First edition. Fine/near fine. Octavo [21 cm] in decorative boards over black cloth spine with spine label. 3/4" creased tear to jacket rear cover and small dampstain to jacket spine, else very light wear to jacket. Boards and backstrip are crisp and unworn, with very light rubbing to boards at extremities. Uncommon in jacket. Ward's second wordless novel is a visual tale of man's quest for power, and the inevitability of death. A masterpiece from one of the giants of twentieth-century illustration.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Cat Who Went to Heaven

      New York: Macmillan Company, 1930. First edition, first printing. original red cloth lettered in black. Fine/pictorial dust jacket (spine and upper edges a little browned, a few small nicks with very slight loss of paper). Large quarto. Illustrated by Lynd Ward Newberry Award winner 1931 .

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        Skrifter. 54 vol. i likartade, ej helt uniforma band

      Bok. 1930-1985. 54 vol. halvfranska band i gult med dekorationer i rött, grönt och guld, medbundna häftesomslag, de flesta vol. med övre guldsnitt. Sex av vol. i pappkassett. Mycket bra skick. Sviten omfattar: Mina städers ansikten, ou 1930 - Jag tvivlar på idrotten, ou 1931 - Ur klyvnadens tid, ou 1931 - Måna är död, ou 1932 - God natt, jord, ou 1933 - Bara en mor, ou 1939, med dedikation, "Gustaf Hellström med en hälsning från Ivar Lo-Johansson" - Jordproletärerna, ou 1941 - Traktorn, ou 1943 - Statarnoveller, 1945, med dedikation på inklistrat porträtt av förf., "Folke Alenbratt(?) med hälsning från Ivar Lo-Johansson. Gott nytt år 1985" - Geniet, ou 1947 - Statarminnen, 1947, med förord av Ivar Lo-Johansson - Statarna i bild, ou 1948 - Statarminnen, ny samling, 1949, med förord av Ivar Lo-Johansson - Vagabondliv, 1949 - Ålderdom, ou 1949 - Analfabeten, ou 1951 - Ålderdoms-Sverige, ou 1952 - Stockholmaren, ou 1954 - Okänt Paris, ou 1954 - Zigenarväg, ou 1955, foto av Anna Riwkin-Brick - Journalisten, ou 1956 - Att skriva en roman, ou 1957 - Författaren, ou 1957, med nyckel till de i boken med initialer förekommande personerna - Oldberg: Ivar Lo-Johansson, 1957 - Socialisten, ou 1958 - Ur klyvnadens tid, 1958 - Soldaten, 8. tus. 1959 - Proletärförfattaren, ou 1960 - Furuland & Oldberg: Ivar Lo-Johansson. En bibliografi, 1961 - Statarna, 1961, ill. av Sven Ljungberg - Lyckan, ou 1962 - Furuland: Statarna i litteraturen, 1962 - Oldberg: Ivar Lo-Johansson. En bildbiografi, 1964 - Astronomens hus, ou 1966 - Elektra, ou 1967 - Girigbukarna, ou 1969 - Karriäristerna, ou 1969, med dedikation på inklistrad lapp, "Vilhelm Moberg. Från författaren. Med tanke på det vackra trycket klottrar jag inte längre i själva boken. Hjärtlig hälsning. Vännen Lo-Joh." - Lögnhalsarna, ou 1971 - Statarskolan i litteraturen, ou 1972 - Vishetslärarna, ou 1972 - Nunnan i Vadstena, ou 1973 - Furstarna, ou 1974 - Lastbara berättelser, ou 1974 - Dagar och dagsverken, ou 1975 - Furuland: Statarnas ombudsman, 1976 - Under de gröna ekarna i Sörmland, ou 1976, ill. av Sven Ljunggren - Holmgren: Kärlek och ära. En studie i Ivar Lo-Johanssons Måna-romaner, 1978 - Asfalt, ou 1979 - Furstarna, 1979, ill. av Sven Ljungberg - Pubertet, 1979 - Kungsgatan, 1980 - Ordets makt, ou 1982, ill. Sven Ljungberg, nr 120/200, med en signerad trägravyr av Sven Ljungberg. Boken är signerad av Ivar Lo-Johansson och Sven Ljungberg - Tröskeln, ou 1982 - Frihet, ou 1985.

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        Ash Wednesday.

      New York: The Foundation Press Inc.; Faber & Faber Ltd., London,, 1930. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, titles to front board within quatrefoil gilt, top edge gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Contemporary gift and ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Spine and edges browned, foot of rear inner hinge just starting, light offsetting to endpapers; an excellent copy. First edition, signed limited issue, number 259 of 600 copies signed by the author. Of these, 200 were offered for sale in the United Kingdom and the remainder exported to the United States. The UK trade issue appeared five days later in a run of 2,000 copies on 29 April, and the same number of copies were printed for the US trade issue in September.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The World Crisis: 1911-1914

      London: Thornton Butterworth, Ltd., 1930. First edition, 8th printing. Hardcover. This is a jacketed copy of the British first edition, first printing, eighth and final printing of the first volume of the Churchill's monumental history of the First World War, in which he played such a critical, controversial, and varied role. This volume covers the first four years Churchill spent as First Lord of the Admiralty, as well as the beginning of the war. Many consider the British edition aesthetically superior to the U.S., with its larger volumes and shoulder notes summarizing the subject of each page. Unfortunately, the smooth navy cloth of the British first editions proved quite susceptible to wear and dulling, the contents prone to spotting and toning. Truly bright and clean bindings are seldom seen without the original dust jackets, and the dust jackets are exceptionally scarce. There were eight printings (between 1923 and 1930) of the first edition of this first 1911-1914 volume. This jacketed 1930 eighth and final printing of closely conforms to the appearance of the 1923 first printing. The dust jacket print is the same on the spine, front panel, and front flap, with substantive differences only to the rear panel, which adds advertisements for the subsequent volumes in the series, and the rear flap, which adds “Press Notices”. The binding is identical to that of the first printing with the sole exception of the addition of a single, five-pointed gilt star on the spine, denoting that this is the first volume. Given the similar shelf appearance of both jacket and binding, this copy offers the prospect of filling a jacketed first edition set at a far more modest cost than a first printing. Condition is near fine plus in a dust jacket that approaches near fine. The blue cloth binding is square, tight, immaculately clean, and strikingly bright, with sharp corners, perfectly rounded spine, vivid spine gilt, and no appreciable wear. The contents remain crisp and bright; the volume feels unread. A trivial hint of spotting appears confined to the otherwise clean page edges. A single previous owner name is neatly inked to the upper front free endpaper. The front free endpaper and facing front pastedown also show small rust stains consonant with two small paperclips that may have been laid in at one point. The dust jacket is complete apart from fractional chipping at the spine head. The panels and flap folds remain bright. The jacket spine shows moderate, uniform toning and a few faint stains, but nonetheless provides quite good shelf appearance. The jacket is protected beneath a removable, archival quality clear cover. Of The World Crisis, Frederick Woods wrote: "The volumes contain some of Churchill's finest writing, weaving the many threads together with majestic ease, describing the massive battles in terms which fitly combine relish of the literary challenge with an awareness of the sombre tragedy of the events." Churchill was in a special position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the Front. First Lord of the Admiralty from 1911 until 1915, after the failure in the Dardanelles and the slaughter at Gallipoli, Churchill was scapegoated and forced to resign. He spent part of his political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Before war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, but the stigma would linger. Churchill may have meant for his history of the First World War to clear his name, but his six volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.2(I).j, Woods/ICS A31(ab), Langworth p.105.

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      London : The Agency. 1930. Paperback. 1st Edition. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 72 pages ; 22 cm. The Official Report from the inaugural meeting of the Jewish Agency for Palestine held immediately after the 16th Zionist Conference in Zurich, which established the Agency. Includes the speeches and minutes from the conference. “In 1929, the Palestine Zionist Executive was renamed, restructured and officially inaugurated as The Jewish Agency for Palestine by the 16th Zionist Congress, held in Zurich, Switzerland. The new body was larger and included a number of Jewish non-Zionist individuals and organizations, who were interested in Jewish settlement in Palestine. They were philanthropic rather than political, and many opposed talk of a Jewish State. ” (Wikipedia, 2017) The index of speakers (all of whose comments are printed in full) , includes many of the most notable Jews and Zionists of the 20th century including Dr. Chaim Weizmann, David Ben Gurion, Albert Einstein, Cyrus Adler, Nahum Goldman, L. K. Frankel, and many others. SUBJECT(S) : Zionism. OCLC lists 11 copies worldwide. Signed by previous owner on title page. Slight edge wear. Overall about very good condition. (BR-11-58) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        Sombras de Pueblo Negro.

      La Habana, La Habana 1930 - 160p paperback with red and black illustration to front, author inscription addressed to Gil (?) dated 1940 to front, excellent fresh copy, paper yellowing, this copy entirely un-cut, never read, superb copy of a very rare title [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Die Forderung des Tages. Reden und Aufsätze aus den Jahren 1925-1929. [Signierte Erstausgabe].

      Berlin, S. Fischer Verlag, 1930. 8°. 19 cm. 417 Seiten, 3 Blatt. Blauer Original-Ganzlederband mit goldgeprägter Deckelvignette, goldgeprägtem Titel auf rotem Lederschildchen. Kopfgoldschnitt. (Thomas Mann. Gesammelte Werke). Nummer 55 von 150 nummerierten und von Thomas Mann im Impressum signierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Hadern-Velin-Papier. Erste Ausgabe. WG² 52. Potempa A1, Ausgabe IV. Einband minimal berieben, Name auf Vorsatz. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Erstausgabe / first edition; Signatur, signiert / signature, signed copy; Vorzugsausgabe / limited edition

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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      Gouache er Jahre 1930 - 50 x 70 cm ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        A budapesti M. Kir. József Müegyetem építészhallgatóinak tervkiállítása 1930. Ausstellung der Entwürfe der studierenden Architekten der budapester Kgl. Ungarischen "Josef" Polytechnischen Hochschule 1930. - Exhibition of plans prepared by the students of architecture of the Royal Hungarian "Joseph" Technical University in Budapest 1930. - Exposition des projets des étudiants en architecture de l'Université Royale Hongroise "Joseph" des Sciences Techniques à Budapest 1930. - Espositione di progetti degli studenti di architettura della Regia Ungherese Università "Guiseppe" delle Scienze Tecniche di Budapest 1930.

      Budapest, -. 1930 - 17 S. + 26 Bll. OBrosch. In ungarischer, deutscher, englischer, französ. und italienischer Sprache. Mit einer Farbtafel und allen s/w Abbildungen. - Leichte papierbedingte Oxidation, etw. angestaubt, leichte Gbrsp. - Unter den Professoren Ivan Kotsis, K. Nagy, Gy Sándy, A. Czakó, Gy. Wälder, I. Möller, D. Hültl, L. Warga und Gy. Sváb wurden die Studierenden unterrichtet. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Exhibition of plans prepared by the students of architecture of the Royal Hungarian "Joseph" Technical University in Budapest 1930

      Technika, Budapest 1930 - Large quarto (11 1/2 x 8 1/4"). 17, [1]pp (Text); [50]pp (Plates), [2]pp. Original printed wrappers, with red lettering to covers.Booklet published on the occasion of the XIIth International Congress of Architects held in Budapest, Hungary, from September 7, to September 14, 1930.Illustrated with 68 heliogravures and one color plate, this work contains a selection of architectural projects made by the students of the Department of Architecture of the Budapest Technical High-School.Wrappers age-toned and slightly chipped at lower margin of front cover. Text and captions in Hungarian, German, English, French and Italian. Wrappers in overall good- to good, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Secret Of Chimneys - with Original Dust Jacket

      The Bodley Head / John Lane (U.K.) 1930 - AGATHA CHRISTIE - THE SECRET OF CHIMNEYS, published by UK publisher The Bodley Head/John Lane, copyright 1925, 1930 Printing (states "First Published in 1925" and "First Published in this series in 1930" on copyright page), blue cloth boards with green art-deco design & green lettering to spine. NOTE - THIS PARTICULAR FORMAT (PRINTED IN THIN PAPERSTOCK) USING A "SILHOUETTE" STYLE COVER ART WAS USED BY THE BODLEY HEAD IN 1930/1931 FOR A SERIES OF ITS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED WORKS (BUT ONLY THIS BOOK AND "THE MAN IN THE BROWN SUIT" OF THE 6 AGATHA CHRISTIE BOOKS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED BY THE BODLEY HEAD WERE EVER RELEASED IN THIS PARTICULAR FORMAT/EDITION). VERY DIFFICULT BOOK TO FIND IN ITS ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. Book has no creased page corners, no former owner or used bookstore markings/stamps inside, clean endpapers with no staining or tape residue, no foxing to pages, endpapers, or outer pages, slight age darkening/dust soiling to outer page edges, no lettering fading/wear to spine, no wear to board edges, board corners or to spine tips, no soiling to cloth boards, no bumped board corners. Dust Jacket has chip at top of spine (a complete copied DJ has been laid in loose behind the dust jacket inside the dust jacket protector to improve shelf appearance) otherwise no chipping or tearing or creasing, slight wear to spine tips and to left/right on spine, hint of wear to front flap crease, hint of edge wear, almost no dust soiling to panels, slight spine sun fade, no scotch tape marks to flaps, no soiling or staining. Overall a FINE-/N-FINE book in VG condition dust jacket (not price clipped) of a rare early 1930s era UK Agatha Christie printing IN ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. I have a number of other U.K. and U.S. Agatha Christie 1st printing hardcover books up for sale. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Far North Collectible Books]
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        Monsieur Thorpe

      First edition, one of 20 numbered copies on Japon, tirage de tête.A very good copy.Provenance : bibliothèque of Léon Aichelbaum with his ex-libris on an end-paper. Editions Lemarget Paris 1930 13x19cm broché

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      London: George G. Harrap. 1930. Deluxe limited edition. Deluxe limited edition. Signed by Willy Pogany. With an original signed etching, 12 tipped-in colour plates, smaller illustrations and head and tail pieces in black and white throughout the text. Original turquoise crushed morocco, four raised bands with titles in gilt to the spine. Circular design to the upper board in gilt, red, orange, blue and green. Quarto. Top edge gilt, all other edges untrimmed. Marbled endpapers. Housed in the original card box with the original hand numbered paper label printed in black. A superb fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. The box is a little rubbed at the extremities but sound, firm and without repair. Limited to 750 copies of which this is number 737. Signed by Willy Pogany in black ink to the limitation page and again in pencil underneath the dry point etching. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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      Paris : Editions Iribe, [1930]. Quarto, lettered boards with glassine cover (split, as usual), spiral bound, pp. 32; 7 gold and silver foil plates with acetate overlays (the metallic plates corroded, as always), else very good. An icon of art deco design by the legendary Paul Iribe. Limited to 800 copies, this one of the 400 copies hors commerce, with a presentation inscription from the printer. "This book, titled "Choix" (Choice), is the second of 800 copies that were published by Paul Iribe, a French illustrator, cartoonist, designer, decorator and art director, in 1930. Lamenting that French design had become "poor" and "americanized" in the years since the First World War, Iribe argues that the genius of French design lies in what he calls the "principe de l'arabesque" (principle of the arabesque). Facing the economic downturn of the 1930, Iribe is inviting his fellow French designers to choose to return to the "arabesque France" in design rather than to continue following the fashions imposed by the "cube Europe". To do so, after 31 pages with written text explaining his purpose, he presents seven plates of printed overlays over gold and silver board images depicting styles of the 1930's in home decor and fashion, as examples of industrial designs to illustrate the principle of the arabesque." - Metropolitan Museum of Art website.

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        Parties: A Novel of Contemporary New York Life

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1930. First. First edition. A small stain on the top edge, boards a bit soiled, an about very good copy without dustwrapper. Nicely Inscribed by the author: "For Emilio in memory of the time when we will go to parties again [three words indecipherable] Carlo. September 2, 1942." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Chapman & Hall 1930 - First edition. Original marbled cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Author's presentation copy, inscribed on the front endpaper, "For David & Tamara with love from Evelyn (published Jan. 14th 1930)." A very good copy indeed with slight wear to spine ends and bottom corners. Page edges browned and a little foxing throughout, with a few small red stains along the bottom edge of the preliminaries. Striking orange and black pictorial title page designed by the author. David Talbot Rice met Waugh at Oxford, where they, along with Brian Howard, Anthony Powell and Harold Acton were part of a set known as the Hypocrites Club, which was an influence on Waugh's depiction of the louche undergraduate behaviour in Brideshead Revisited. Tamara was also an undergraduate at the same time and became a close friend of Waugh's before being romantically pursued by Talbot Rice. They married in 1927 and both pursued successful careers in Byzantine and Islamic art. They remained on friendly terms with Waugh, Tamara being particularly supportive on the break up of his first marriage. Vile Bodies is the author's successful second novel, lampooning the rise of the 'Bright Young Things'. It is uncommon in an inscribed state. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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