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        Corot, peintre de figures

      Paris: Bernheim-Jeune, 1930. In-folio broché, couvertures rempliées, [342] pp., [1] ff., 2 illustrations contrecollées en couleurs dont le frontispice et 346 figures en noir.. Très légers défauts sur la couverture. . (Catégories : Peinture )

      [Bookseller: Christophe Hue - Livres anciens]
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        A Picture Journey to Farms in Idaho, Washington, Oregon

      62 pp. promotional photo album containing 72 mounted silver gelatin photographs of farms, orchards, crops, and related agricultural activites from farms throughout the Pacific Northwest, each page with a typed descriptive caption below the photo, some of the photographs signed within the negative, known photographers include Asahel Curtis, Bradbury Williams, and Arthur Prentiss. One of the photographs coming loose, several pages with small tears to margins, some minor warping and toning of pages. Oblong 8vo. Leather. Some bowing to covers, rubbing and small losses along extremities, small splits at spine. Spokane, Washington (Pacific Northwest Farm Trio General Offices) n.d. (circa 1930). The Pacific Northwest Farm Trio comprised the publications The Washington Farmer, The Idaho Farmer, and The Oregon Farmer. The views depicted in this album include apple farms in Washington, the Hood River Valley, the Willamette Valley, the Yakima Valley, tractors and farm machinery, harvesting and packing apples, planting wheat, cows on a dairy farm, sheep, chickens, turkeys, Arrowrock Dam, irrigation, vegetables, strawberry plants, and orchards. Very scarce; as of March 2017, this title is not listed through WorldCat.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Les Quinze joies du mariage Illustrations de J Touchet

      Paris: René Kieffer, 1930. Livre. Illus. by Jacques Touchet. Bon. reliure éditeur. Petit In-4. Paris, René Kieffer, 1930. 24 x 19 cm, petit in-4, 194 (3) pp., 53 compositions originales en couleurs dont 15 hors texte, reliure de l'éditeur de pleine basane maroquinée mauve, plats ornés de riches décors à froid (un couple de mariés dont la femme tient un bouquet de fleurs dont sort un nouveau-né au premier plat, guirlande d'enfants sortant d'un chou au dernier plat), dos lisse orné à froid portant le titre doré, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés (reliure non signée de René Kieffer). Tirage à 550 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 500 sur vélin à la forme (n° 495) enrichi de l'une des 50 SUITES monochromes de 56 aquarelles inédites ainsi que d'une SUITE en couleurs de 15 aquarelles en complément d'illustration offerte par l'éditeur. La suite monochrome, différente de celle des exemplaires sur Japon et présentant des compositions non reproduites dans le livre, est de toute rareté. Reliure manipulée (frottis au dos, aux coiffes et aux coins, dos un peu éclairci) sinon un bon exemplaire. (MONOD, 9375 ; CARTERET, IV : "édition recherchée et cotée, surtout en grand papier, une des meilleures illustrations de l'artiste")..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        The Autocracy of Mr Parham - SIGNED by the Author

      Heinemann, 1930. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1930. A near fine book SIGNED without dedication to one of the preliminary endpapers (bound in). In a very good unclipped wrapper with some browning to the spine and a little light chipping to the spine ends and corners. The only signed copy of this work for sale at present.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote (Quixote) De La Mancha, 2 Volume Set

      Spain: Montaner Y Simon, S. A. , Editores. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1930. Edicion segun el texto de Francisco Rodriguez Marin. Leather. Text in Spanish; Vol 1 567 pp + LXXXI, (Con Comentarios de los Mas Eminentes Cervantistas, Seleccionados por Juan Givanel y Mas, de la Real Academia de Buenas Letras de Barcelona, Vida Y Semblanze de Cervantes por Miguel S. Oliver) , Vol 2 635 pp. Limited printing; Vol 1 "Se acabo de imprimir el dia 28 Febrero del ano 1930," Vol 2 "Se acabo de imprimir el dia 21 Agosto del ano 1930." boards are 14 3/4" tall x 10 1/2" deep, each volume is about 3" thick. High quality paper, each volume weighs approx. 15 pounds. Vol 1 has chip out of upper spine. Both vols show wear to top and bottom of leather on boards, there are scuffs and some small missing leather pieces on boards themselves. Text is excellent, no marks, all tip ins present, (24 color tipins (Laminas) Vol 1, 21 color tipins (Laminas) Vol 2. + numerous b/w illustrations throughout) numerous footnotes by Cervantistas. Gilt decorations on covers, gilt page ends, marbled endpapers; extra p/h required for this large heavy set .

      [Bookseller: Books of Paradise]
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        Lone Cowboy

      Scribner's 1930 - First Edition, First Printing. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION with the Scribner's "A" and Seal printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has some wear to the spine and edges. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight with light wear to the spine. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        La Chasse de Kaa

      Paris: Javal and Bordeaux, 1930. Limited edition of 125 copies, bound in snakeskin-style folding case, protected by matching slipcase, 340 x 265mm, 130 unbound pages as issued, 21 plates, printed on imperial Japan paper, an excellent copy. Illustrated by one of the leading painters in France, this superb work brings Kipling's classic Jungle Book story into the realm of fine 20th century French publishing.

      [Bookseller: Rare Illustrated Books]
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        Cakes and Ale - First UK Edition Signed and Inscribed

      Heinemann, 1930. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1930. A very good+ book without inscrip- tions, with a little browning to the spine and some spotting to the page edges. Some light spotting to the prelims. The dust wrapper is in very good to near fine condition with no fading to the spine and priced at 7/6 net, with no loss and just some light wear to the spine tips and corners. Inscribed by Maugham on the front free endpaper 'For C. R. Dawes/Thanking him/W. Somerset Maugham/. Charles Reginald Dawes was known to Maugham, and was the author of books on 18th Century writers, including the first English study of the Marquis de Sade. Stanford Univer- sity's copy of Maugham's 'Altogether' is similarly inscribed to Dawes on the ffep.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        MadmanÕs Drum

      New York: Cape and Smith, 1930 - First Edition. Very good in dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed on the half-title in pencil by Ward, with a large drawingÕ ÒGood wishes this Holliday Season/ Lynd Ward [large drawing of a flying figure].Ó Presumably, this is not a mispelling, but a play on the recipientÕs name. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        THE FIVE STAR THEATER PRESENTS FOILED BY ESSOLUBE: A Jig-Saw Melodrama. A 150 piece Moto Monster Puzzle featuring Zero-Doccus, Karbo-Nockus, Moto-Munchus, Oilio-Gobelus, Moto-Raspus. Sponsored by the Makers of Essolube.

      [circa 1930]. First Edition. Very good. Original paper envelope, measuring 11.5" x 16.5" approx. Printed titles and Suess illustrations at front and character descriptions at rear, containing puzzle, measuring 11.25" x 17" approx. total, comprized of 150 pieces chromolithographed on card. Fully collated. Puzzle generally fine. Envelope toned and creased throughout with several small holes at edges. An attractive example of Theodor Geisel's work as a commercial artist, predating his carreer as a children's book author. This puzzle, one of many notable advertising designs Geisel produced as a part of his longstanding contract with Standard Oil, is a scene showing Essolube defeating the five "Moto Monsters," a cast of characters symbolizing the perils of using poor quality motor oil. Signed Dr. Seuss, the puzzle shows elements of the illustrator's style that would later become key components in the the author's iconic childrens books.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Signed Photograph

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. An extraordinary signed vintage postcard photograph of the legendary entertainer shown in a very sexy cabaret costume, boldly signed in blue ink, ca. 1930. 10 x 15 cm. Very fine.<br><br><br />Baker was most noted as a singer, while in her early career she was a celebrated dancer. She was given the nicknames the "Black Venus" or the "Black Pearl", as well as the "Créole Goddess" in anglophone nations, while in France she has always been known in the old theatrical tradition as "La Baker."

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts]
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        Signed Vintage Photograph

      New York 1930 - Vintage matte-finish black-and-white photograph, 9.25 x 5.75 inches, Murray Korman, New York, A full-length image depicting Baker dressed in a sequined gown. Boldly signed in full. No date, circa 1930. Small crease on the right side, but still in very good condition. American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus," and the "Creole Goddess." [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Poems.

      London: Cobden-Sanderson, 1930 - Octavo (215 × 138 mm). Contemporary red morocco, titles to spine and all edges gilt. Spine and edges of boards tanned, binding a little rubbed, scuffs to lower board, endpapers tanned from turn-ins. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. In an attractive contemporary binding of red morocco. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        MY OWN SET OF SUNNY BOOKS

      - GRUELLE,JOHNNY. MY OWN SET OF SUNNY BOOKS. Chicago: Donohue (Volland), various dates, circa 1930. 4 books (each 6 x 7 1/2"), each bound in red cloth, each in dust wrapper, housed in publisher's pictorial box. Slightest of wear to box otherwise nearly AS NEW. The four Sunny books that Gruelle did for Volland are: Raggedy Ann's Alphabet Book, Little Sunny Stories, Cheery Scarecrow and The Funny Little Book - all illustrated in color by Gruelle. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Die billige, gute Wohnung

      Grundrisse zum zusätzlichen Wohnungsbau-Programm des Reiches - mit 119 Zeichnungen mit allen technischen Angaben (Anzahl der Betten, Flächen, Raumhöhen u.a.) - Obrosch., 2 Bll./80 S., 24 x 19 cm. Berlin, "Die Baugilde" (W. & S. Loewenthal), o.J. (1930). Typographie: Kurt Schwitters. Eine seltene von Kurt Schwitters gestaltete Zeitschrift mit zahlreichen Entwürfen der damals führenden Architekten: Block und Hochfeld, Döcker, Fischer, Frick, de Fries, Gellhorn, Gropius, Gutschow, Haering, Haesler & Völcker, Hein & Kempter, Hilberseimer, Klein, Lauterbach, Lechner und Norkauer, Luckhardt und Anker, Luedecke, Rading, Schmitthenner, Schumscher, Schwagenscheidt, Spiegel, Völckers - Rücken mit Fehlstellen (aber fest), Einbandränder gebleicht, eine Einbandecke fehlt (mit minimalem Titeltextverlust), Eintrag auf Innenseite Einband, Seitenecken durchgehend etwas eselsohrig, sonst gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: HESPERUS BUCHHANDLUNG & VERSANDANTIQUARI]
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        Mickey Mouse Book

      First Edition of the First Mickey Mouse Bookand the First Commercially Licensed Mickey Mouse PeriodicalDISNEY, Walt, Studios. Mickey Mouse Book. Including "The Story of Mickey Mouse," "Mickey Mouse Game," "Mickey Mouse March" and " Mickey Mouse Song." Drawings by Walt Disney Studios. Story and Game Originated by Bobette Bibo, Age 11 Years. New York: Bibo and Lang, 1930.First edition of the first Mickey Mouse Book. Later issue, without the words "Kill Him" in the song. Complete with the usually lacking page 9 cut-outs. Quarto (12 x 9 inches; 305 x 230 mm). 15, [1, blank] pp. Illustrated in black, white and green throughout.This is the first commercially licensed Mickey Mouse periodical.Original pale green wrappers, printed in black and white. Light wear and minor staining to covers. Small slits at top and bottom of the spine. Otherwise a very good copy of this exceedingly scarce book."The story for the first book was written by Bobette Bido, the eleven-year-old daughter of one of the co-publishers. Charlotte Clark, the woman who made the first Mickey Mouse stuffed dolls sold the book a short while, along with her dolls. The book was a small venture, and a relatively small number was produced. Today the few that survive are eagerly sought by collectors."Disneyana 163.HBS 67834.$2,000

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, LLC ]
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        Reliefpanorama des Donaulaufs von Donaueschingen bis Tuttlingen.

      - Aquarell mit Deckfarben über Bleistift, sign. v. J. Ruep, um 1930, 50 x 30 (H) Das Blatt ist unten links signiert "J. Ruep". Der Betrachter blickt von Westen über Löffingen hinweg durch das Donautal nach Tuttlingen. Links die Stadt Donaueschingen, mittig Neudingen. Gebiet Tuttlingen, Aulfingen, Mundelfingen, Reiselfingen, Donaueschingen, Talheim. - In leuchtenden Farben, auf Leinwand montiert und mit Legende auf Transparentpapier. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Die Bibel: die Heilige Schrift des Alten und Neuen Testaments. Vollständige Ausgabe nach den Grundtexten übersetzt und herausgegeben von Vinzenz Hamp, Meinrad Stenzel, Josef Kürzinger.

      mit 1184, 353, 39 Seiten mit 80 ganzseitigen (teils erstmals veröffentlichten) Farbbildern von Ernst Fuchs, 4 Karten (Jerusalem, Palästina), Beiliegend: Begleitheft zur Entstehung und Herstellung des Werkes. Gr.-8, Goldgeprägter Orig.-Lederband mit goldfarbenem Schmuckrelief und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt in mit Samt ausgekleideter Papp-Kassette. Kasette mit geringen Lagerspuren, sonst sehr guter und sauberer Zustand --------------------------------------- Ernst Fuchs: "Ich betrachte die Gestaltung dieser Bibel als Krönung meines Lebenswerkes, als Summe meines künstlerischen Schaffens." Ernst Fuchs (* 13. Februar 1930 in Wien) ist ein berühmter österreichischer Maler, Architekt, Grafiker und Musiker. 9783629010599

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat-Deinbacher]
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        AZERBAIJANI SATIRICAL POLITICAL MAGAZINE: MOLLA NASRADDIN.

      Large 4°, 8 text pages with illustrations within text and with two full-page lithographs (Very Good, slightly age-toned and fragile, edges with small tears and loss of paper, slightly stained in the upper part). - Baku, Azerbaijan: 1930. An edition of a rare legendary eight-page Azerbaijani satirical political illustrated magazine in Azari, Russian and Turkic language, published in Baku, Azerbaijan, in 1930. - This is a rare surviving example of the Molla Nasraddin magazine, published between 1906-1931 for the Arabic, as well as partly Russian and Turkish readers. The name was inspired by the 13th century Muslim cleric Nasreddin, who is known for his funny stories and anecdotes. The magazine, illustrated by contemporary famous illustrators, in a style of Honoré Daumier or Toulouse-Lautrec, but with Arabic humour, depicted satirically various social phænomena, such as inequality, cultural assimilation, and corruption. The magazine was published in Tiflis (from 1906 to 1917), Tabriz (in 1921) and Baku (from 1922 to 1931) by the Azerbaijani editor Jalil Huseyngulu oglu Mammadguluzaden (1866-1932). Because of the historical events in the region, as well of a fragile paper, the magazine was printed on, the survival rate of such publications is very rare. In 2011 an exhibition, accompanied by a publication Molla Nasreddin: The Magazine that Would&#146;ve, Could&#146;ve, Should&#146;ve, was dedicated to this magazine.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        Swimming the American Crawl

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1930. First. First edition. Fine in a very good or better dustwrapper with a few tiny nicks and tears, internally tape repaired. A very nice copy of this book by the Olympic champion, which has become very uncommon in jacket. The following year author Cyril Hume, then working on the script for a new film adaptation of Tarzan the Ape Man, spotted the athlete and BVD model in his hotel swimming pool and a screen legend was born. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Book of the Three Dragons

      Longmans, Green and Co., New York 1930 - Lg. 8vo., lt. green bds. with 3 bright gold dragons on ft. bd. and bright gold title on spine. Few tiny areas with loss of pigment on ft. bd. No fading to spine. Under 1mm. rub at very bottom of spine w. no loss. Hinges tight. Dk. green pictorial eps. Internally completely clean and bright. Illus. with full pg. plates and in-text drawings. Dj. clean and bright with 3 medium length closed tears to ft. panel, some small edge chips all round. Not price-clipped and looks surprisingly good. Dj. in archival cover. pp. frontis, xii, 206. First printing of a Welsh fantasy cited in several bibliographies. Scarce in this printing and condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gunstock Hill Books]
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        The Name of Action - in the first issue dust wrapper priced at 7'6

      Heinemann, 1930. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1930. A very good+ book with some spotting to the page edges (a little to the prelims also). No inscriptions. Previous owner's bookplate to the pastedown. In a very good+ (first issue) dust wrapper (priced correctly at 7'6 on the spine). Some off-setting to the rear panel and browning to the spine. Some wear to the edges and a piece of tape reinforcing to the top of the spine. Rare in the correct first issue dust wrapper and not the reprint dust wrapper which was priced at 3'6.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Adlerwerke vorm. Heinrich Kleyer Aktiengesellschaft.

      Frankfurt, Hauser-Presse, ca. 1930.. Mit 14 farbig lithograph. Tafeln (von Georg Johann Köhler). 2 Bll. Orig.-HLwd.-Mappe mit blindgepr. Firmenlogo auf Vorderdeckel. 33 x 42 cm. Die Tafeln stellen die neuesten Fabrikate der Adlerwerke dar, darunter verschiedene Adler Standard 6, 6 S und 8 Modelle, hauptsächlich Cabriolets und Limousinen. In der unteren Ecke der Illustrationen befindet sich jeweils eine weitere Abbildung, die auf die Farbe der Automobile hinweist. - Gutes Exemplar!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Wild Company [Roadhouse] (Original screenplay for the 1930 film)

      Fox Film Corporation, 1930. Early Draft Screenplay for the 1930 pre-code film, "Wild Company" (here under the working title, "Roadhouse") directed by Leo McCarey, written for the screen by Bradley King, and starring Frank Albertson and Bela Lugosi. An early example of a film about "rebellious youth," set during Prohibition, about the exploits of a spoiled young man who squanders his parents' money in an illicit speak-easy, and ultimately gets involved in murder. Featuring Bela Lugosi in a pre-"Dracula" role as a doomed club owner. Blue titled wrappers, with the title "Roadhouse" and a date of April 9, 1930. Holograph notation "N.Y." at the top right corner (this was the file copy for the New York office of the Fox Film Corporation). 137 leaves, mimeograph, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, lightly toned at the edges, wrapper Very Good plus with yapped edges, bound with two gold brads.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Scena di vita di Santo (Vestizione di S.- Benedetto - Subiaco).

      1930. Tempera su tela. Cm. 130 X 95, 5 circa.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Cicerone M.T.]
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        Mammon of Righteousness

      Murray 1930 - Red binding. Includes a signed letter from Wren thanking a reader for there support and enjoyment of the Mammon edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Horton Colbert]
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        Logos. Internationale Zeitschrift für Philosophie der Kultur. Band XIX. (1930)

      Verlag von J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), Tübingen 1930. blind gepr. Halbleder. Oktav, 3 Bll., 428 S., einfacher Goldschnitt, Lesebändchen, sehr gutes Exemplar. Mit Aufsätzen von J. Hessing, J.G. Wattjes, B. Wigersma, W.L. Thieme, S.A. van Lunteren, B.M. Telders, H.G. ten Gruggencate, Sergius Hessen, Johannes Hoffmeister, Hermann Beenken, Hans Pichler, Wlather Rehm, Erik Wolf, David Baumgardt u.a.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
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        The Subtyl Historyes and Fables of Esope Translated out of Frensshe into Englysshe by William Caxton of Wesmynster in the Yere of our Lorde mcccclxxxiii

      Grabhorn Press, San Francisco 1930 - Angelo, Valenti. Number 160 of 200 copies (175 for sale). Initials and hand-colored decorations by Valenti Angelo. 1 vols. 8vo. Grabhorn Bibliography 142 Full brick-red morocco. Bookplate of Julia Wightman. Fine Initials and hand-colored decorations by Valenti Angelo. 1 vols. 8vo

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        MURDER AT THE VICARAGE

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1930. First edition. Very good plus, some age darkening to spine in a very good dust jacket, some shelf wear to head of spine with several small chips, small chip to lower spine panel, two chips to heel of spine, closed tear with mild creasing to lower front panel near spine fold, small closed tear to upper front panel, closed tear to lower rear panel, some overal dust soiling. Uncommon in dust jacket. (9628). Octavo, cloth. The novel introduces Miss Jane Marple.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Mont-Cinère. Lithographies de Vlaminck. Vorzugsausgabe mit 13 ganzseitigen Original-Lithographien sowie einer beiliegenden Extrasuite der Illustrationen auf China.

      Jeanne Walter, Paris 1930 - 2 Blatt, 253 S., 1 Blatt. Großformatige Orig.-Broschur in Orig.-Pappumschlag zusammen im Schuber. Nr. 5 von 25 numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Kaiserlich Japan, die im Impressum sowohl von Julien Green als auch von Maurice de Vlaminck eigenhändig signiert wurden, und denen eine Extrasuite der 13 Lithographien auf China beiliegt (gesamt 330 Exemplare). Nur die 25 Exemplare dieser Vorzugsausgabe wurden von Autor und Künstler signiert! "Die Unfähigkeit zu lieben, die mit geradezu atemberaubender Zwangsläufigkeit zur Selbstzerstörung führt, ist das eigentliche Thema des Romans" (Kindlers Neues Literaturlexikon). Die Gelenke des Pappumschlags aufgeplatzt, so daß das darunterliegende Leinen sichtbar wird, sonst tadelloses Exemplar. "Cet ouvrage, achievé d'imprimer le quinze Octobre mil neuf cent trente sur les presses du Maitre Imprimeur Coulouma, a Argenteuil, H. Barthélemy, Directeur, pour le texte; et par G. Dorfinant, a Paris, pour le tirage des lithographies, e été tiré A: 25 exemplaires sur Japon impérial, numérotes de 1 a 25, contenant chacun une suite des lithographies sur Chine (ces exemplaires sont signés par l'auteur et par l'artiste): Exemplaire No 5." Larger brochure in a cardbord-folder together in a slipcase. The hinges of the cardbord-folder cracked, else a fine copy. Number 5 of 25 copies on Imperial Japan, signed by the author and the artist and with an additional suite of Vlaminck's 13 lithographs on Chinese paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        Patapoufs & Filifers.

      4to. Original ivory paper-covered card wrappers lettered in red, edges uncut; pp. [viii], [9]-92 + [iv], printed on fine Velin de Rives paper; illustrated throughout in bold and inky lithographed colours and line with a total of 75 drawings by Jean Bruller including a pictorial title, frontispiece, and a host of other colour-lithographed vignettes and half-page illustrations decorating the text together with a pair of full-page coloured plates showing the armorial shields of the Filifers and the Patapoufs against dense black backgrounds printed at the front and rear of the book; externally near fine, and surprisingly so in view of the vulnerability of the binding, internally very clean with the occasional minor fox-mark and some internal weakening of stitching with occasional cracking, but holding. First edition, published on October 25th, 1930. One of the de luxe numbered copies, limited to only 240 examples, printed on fine paper. There were an additional 25 copies printed on Japon Impérial, 50 copies on Hollande Van Gelder and 10 copies on Velin de Rives reserved for René Ferault.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        LA BÊTE DU GÉVAUDAN.

      1930 - Paris, Floury, 1930. Grand in-8 (197 X 272 mm) demi-basane fauve, dos cinq nerfs, auteur et titre dorés, initiales «P. P. » dorées en queue, plats de la couverture conservés (reliure de l'époque) ; (1) f. blanc, (3) ff. de faux-titre, titre et préface, frontispice, 206 pages, (2) ff., 23 planches hors-texte, (3) ff de spécimen contenant une planche hors-texte, (1) f. blanc. Petit manque à la coiffe inférieure et infimes épidermures à la coiffe supérieure. ÉDITION DE LUXE à l'IMPORTANTE ICONOGRAPHIE proposée en 1930 par André Mellerio. Elle s'appuie sur la première édition de 1901 et est augmentée d'un "Essai iconographique sur la bête du Gévaudan", d'une bibliographie, d'une notice iconographique, d'une table des illustrations et de nombreuses illustrations dont 24 PLANCHES hors-texte (6 en couleurs et 6 en fac-similé) d'après des documents anciens et contemporains. Tirage limité à 500 EXEMPLAIRES numérotés sur beau papier vélin (n°201), typographie de Coulouma, phototypie et fac-similés en couleurs des ateliers D. Jacomet. Exemplaire contenant sur le faux-titre un ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE signé d'André MELLERIO : «A Charles Marret / Au bon Arverne, à l'hospitalier / Châtelain du Theix, au vieux camarade. / En toute sympathie la meilleure / André Mellerio ». Exemplaire enrichi d'une CARTE POSTALE AUTOGRAPHE signée de François FABRE, montée sur onglet, avec au recto une reproduction de gravure ancienne de la bête du Gévaudan : «A Monsieur Charles Marret, en souvenir / de l'auteur de la Bête du Gévaudan, / François Fabre / Saugues, Hte. Loire, / 17 juin 1931. » BEL EXEMPLAIRE, bien relié, au corps d'ouvrage en parfait état, enrichi du "spécimen" de l'ouvrage relié in fine. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        NAVE ALICE - Nave scuola allievi R. Accademia Aeronautica. Album contenente 84 fotografie.

      - Album di cm. 24x34 contenente 84 belle fotografie di cui 83 di cm. 11,5x16,5 e una di cm. 5,5x7,5. Anni 1930/1940 circa. Le foto riguardano il viaggio della Nave scuola ALICE dell?Aeronautica Militare nel Mediterraneo. Stretto di Messina, Malta, Campo di Mellaba (Tripoli), Leptis Magna, Baia di Abukir, Famagosta, Bengasi, Barca, Alessandria, Cairo, Rodi, Corinto, Atene. Con una foto dell?incontro in mare della barca a vela del Console d?Italia. Lo yacht ALICE, di proprietà della Regia Aeronautica, è stato utilizzato come nave appoggio idrovolanti per le crociere transatlantiche di Balbo. PRINCESSE ALICE II, costruita da Laird a Birkenhead come yacht e nave per ricerche oceanografiche per il principe Alberto I Grimaldi, completata ad aprile 1898, 1042 poi 930 poi 1067 poi 1094 tonn. di stazza lorda. Venduta a Lord Inverclyde nel 1914 come BERYL, noleggiata dall'Ammiragliato dal gennaio 1915 fino al marzo 1919 col pendant no. 032, nel 1921 alla Commercial Cable Co. come posacavi col nome GEORGE WARD, nel 1925-26 ad Attilio Gatti Spedizioni di La Spezia come ARDITA II, nel 1927 a Tito Campanella di Genova come yacht ALICE. Nel 1930 alla SA di Navigaz. Aerea, Genova, e nel 1933 alla Regia Aeronautica. Utilizzata per le trasvolate di Italo Balbo, dal 1930 nave scuola per l'Accademia Aeronautica. Catturata a Port de Bouc l'8 Settembre 1943, nel luglio 1944 in servizio come SG 23 (Schnell Geleitboot, nave scorta veloce) per la Kriegsmarine, poi prevista come nave appoggio per 16 lance dragamine, autoaffondata a Marsiglia il 27 agosto 1944 nel Bacino Mirabeau, demolita nel 1946/47. Axs

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        Sail. The romance of the clipper Ships. Volumes I-III Pictured by J. Spurling, storied by Basil Lubbock, edited by F.A. Hook. With an Introduction by C. Fox Smith

      X, 153, Kt., 152, 7 Bl., Kt., 102 pp., Kt., Ill. Gebundene Ausgabe, OHLn. m. goldgepr. Beschr., 3 volumes complete. Vol 1: Third impression 1930 (1000 copies), Vol. 2 First impression 1929 (1000 copies), Vol 3: First impression 1936 (1000 copies). English hardcover edition in three volumes. Slight signs of age and usage on hardcover (edges slightly word, corners slightly bumped), end-papers darkened, pages partly foxmarked, otherwiese in very good condition. Werktäglicher Versand. Jede Lieferung m. ordentl. Rechnung und ausgew. MwSt. Der Versand erfolgt als Büchersendung / Einschreiben mit der Deutschen Post bzw. als Päckchen / Paket mit DHL. Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 12 Tage.

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        Cakes and Ale - First UK Edition Signed and Inscribed

      Heinemann 1930 - A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1930. A very good+ book without inscrip- tions, with a little browning to the spine and some spotting to the page edges. Some light spotting to the prelims. The dust wrapper is in very good to near fine condition with no fading to the spine and priced at 7/6 net, with no loss and just some light wear to the spine tips and corners. Inscribed by Maugham on the front free endpaper 'For C. R. Dawes/Thanking him/W. Somerset Maugham/. Charles Reginald Dawes was known to Maugham, and was the author of books on 18th Century writers, including the first English study of the Marquis de Sade. Stanford Univer- sity's copy of Maugham's 'Altogether' is similarly inscribed to Dawes on the ffep. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The dry garden. Hardy heathers or heaths.

      Malton, [unpublished], 1930. Folio album (36.6 x 26.6 cm). Handwritten index on front pastedown and front flylead recto. Embossed, blue cloth with gilt title "The Dry Garden" on the front board.l A fine herbarium of about 140 pressed specimens with their English names with a neatly handwritten index of all species. The species are grouped according to genus. Several leaves are deliberately left blank, apparently to leave room for additional specimens. Specimens are British, and from the Continent, and are both true species and varieties or hybrids. Dried plants are on leaves 3, 8, 11, 12, 13, 19, 21, 24, 24 verso, 25, 27, 28, 33, 34, 37, 38. All the plants are very well preserved. Paper lightly age-toned, otherwise in very good condition. A very good, clean, and unique item.

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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse

      George G. Harrap & Co, 1930. Hardcover. Good. 1930. Signed Limited Edition. 171 pages. No dust jacket. No. 537 of 750 of the English issue. Signed twice by Willy Pogany, once to numbered page and in pencil to frontispiece. Green leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Possibly privately bound. Gift inscription to front pastedown. Rough cut page are lightly tanned and thumbed at the edges, with some slight creasing and foxing. Small pencil inscription to bottom corner of some pages. Toipped-in and pasted in plates are bright and clear with some tanning to edges. Binding has remained firm. Some discolouration to rear pastedown and endpaper. Leather is scuffed at corners and a little faded along bottom edge and spine. general light rub wear.

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        Le Temple d'Angkor Vat: Première Partie: L'Architecture du Monument (2 vols.); Deuxième Partie: La Sculpture Ornementale du Temple (2 vols.); Troisième Partie: La Galerie des Bas-Reliefs (2 vols.). 6 vols. of 7 (Lacking Vol. 3 part 3)

      G. van Oest, Paris 1930 - Folio (14 1/4 x 11"). 41, [3]pp (Text), 72 leaves (Plates) + 2 large folding plans (Vol. 1. Pt. 1); [4]pp, 73-150 leaves (Plates) (Vol. 1. Pt. 2); 18, [2]pp (Text), 151-218 leaves (Plates) + 2 large folding plans (Vol. 2. Pt. 1); [4]pp, 219-286 leaves (Plates) (Vol. 2. Pt. 2); 12, [4]pp (Text), 287-350 leaves (Plates) + 4 large folding plans (Vol. 3. Pt. 1); 6, [2]pp (Text), 351-496 leaves (Plates) + 3 large folding plans (Vol. 3. Pt. 2). Modern library cloth binding with gold lettering to spines. Illustrated with 11 large folded plans as well as 496 full-page photogravures (including many folded) depicting various views of the Temple, stone sculptures, galeries, etc., this work is an important and stunning photographic record of the Temple of Angor Vat in present-day Cambodia.Unfortunately lacking the last volume (Vol. 3, Pt. 3), however the first six volumes are complete. Ex-library copy, with stickers at tail of spines and upper margin of front boards, bookplate on inside of each front cover, stamp at upper and bottom paper edges, and "Reference" sticker on inside of each back cover. Text in French. Bindings and interior in overall very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        The Autocracy of Mr Parham - SIGNED by the Author

      Heinemann 1930 - A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1930. A near fine book SIGNED without dedication to one of the preliminary endpapers (bound in). In a very good unclipped wrapper with some browning to the spine and a little light chipping to the spine ends and corners. The only signed copy of this work for sale at present. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        Wilhelm Leibl eine Darstellung seiner Kunst. Gesamtverzeichnis seiner Gemalde

      Berlin: Bruno Cassirer, 1930. Limited to 400 copies, this being No. 140. Hardcover. VG. 3/4 vellum over light marbled boards. 156 pp., followed by 259 bw plates, additional bw frontispiece and 3 images within the text. Text is entirely in German. A very nice copy of the limited edition, with the slightest curvature to the front board. Overall an excellent reference and seldom seen this side of the Atlantic.

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        SOLARIA, rivista mensile 1930 ANNATA COMPLETA 1930. Direttori ALBERTO CAROCCI e GIANSIRO FERRATA - ANNO QUINTO (fascicoli 1,2,3,4,5, 6, 7/8, 9/10, 11,12), Firenze, Parenti Fratelli, 1930

      1930. cm. 14,5 x 19,5, unico volume rilegato (dorso un po' allentato) SPECIALE TELA DI SACCO EDITORIALE (qualche macchiolina) che sottolinea lo stato di autarchia del periodo - assai rara perchè ne vennero rilegate cosi' pochissime annate (vedi nostra foto nel sito www.ferraguti.it) Ognuno dei numeri è di pagine 64 + pubblicità .. In questa preziosa annata completa sono state conservate tutte le copertine e tutte le pagine di pubblilcità non numerate. Sono presenti preziosi scritti di grandi protagonisti del 900. ARTURO LORIA, GIUSEPPE UNGARETT, LEO FERRERO, ALDO CAPASSO, ALBERTO CONSIGLIO, RAFFAELLO FRANCHI. UMBERTO SABA, GIANNA MANZINI , SERGIO SOLMI, GIANSIRO FERRATA, EUGENIO MONTALE, ELIO VITTORINI, SERGIO SOLMI, SALVATORE QUASIMODO, GIUSEPPE RAIMONDI, BRUNO FALLACI, FILIPPO DE PISIS (ANCHE SUOI DISEGNI) FEDERIGO TOZZI, BONAVENTURA TECCHI, ENRICO MOROVICH, ADRIANO GRANDE, BACCIO MARIA BACCI, CORRADO PAVOLINI, GUIDO PIOVENE,GIOVANNI COMISSO, ANGELO BARILE E TANTI ALTRI.

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        Le Deuil.

      s. e. S.l., s.e., s.d. (vers 1930); 140/143 mm, une feuille encadrée. Exemplaire N° 1 sur papier vergé ancien. Bon état.

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        When I was Very Young.

      New York and London: Random House / Fountain Press and Methuen 1930. SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION. Number 340 of 842 copies. Octavo, pp.28, printed in two colours, illustrated by Shepard, limitation page at rear. Publisher's pictorial pink cloth decorated with nursery characters, paper title label to spine, deckle edges, brown card slip-case. Slightly toned, box fractionally worn. Overall a fine copy.

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        Lettre autographe signée (circa 1951)

      - Godard (Jean-Luc) (né en 1930) Cinéaste franco-suisse Lettre autographe signée, sans lieu ni date (début ou milieu des années 50), à un « cher Monsieur », 1 page in-4. Très rare. Lettre de Godard en tout début de carrière. « Au cas où vous auriez le plus petit travail à me confier » « Cher Monsieur, Je suis allé voir M. Pierre Fivaz de votre part ; malheureusement pour moi, son équipe technique était déjà au complet. Je me permets donc de me rappeler à votre bienveillance au cas où vous auriez le plus petit travail à me confier. veuillez agréer l&#146;expression de mes bons sentiments, Jean Luc Godard. (Odé 2901) ». Spectateur assidu à la cinémathèque de Paris dirigée par Henri Langlois, Godard, à la fin des années 40, publie ses premiers textes critiques dans la Gazette du Cinéma. Après quelques voyages et une expérience malheureuse en Suisse, il revient en France en 1956 et devient attaché de presse grâce à son ami Claude Chabrol. Il travaille aussi comme monteur pour le producteur Pierre Braunberger. Ce n&#146;est qu&#146;en 1957 qu&#146;il tourne son son premier court-métrage professionnel (Tous les garçons s&#146;appellent Patrick).

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        History of the Peloponnesian War

      Chelsea : Ashendene Press, 1930. full cream vellum, spine with seven raised bands, lettered in gilt. Vellum a little toned, very slight rubbing at corners and joints, interior pristine. Folio. With Philip C. Duschnes bookseller label on rear pastedown The History of the Peloponnesian War (Greek: π ) is a historical account of the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC), which was fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens). It was written by Thucydides, an Athenian historian who also happened to serve as an Athenian general during the war. His account of the conflict is widely considered to be a classic and regarded as one of the earliest scholarly works of history. The History is divided into eight books. Analyses of the History generally occur in one of two camps. On the one hand, some scholars view the work as an objective and scientific piece of history. The judgment of J. B. Bury reflects his traditional interpretation of the work: "[The History is] severe in its detachment, written from a purely intellectual point of view, unencumbered with platitudes and moral judgments, cold and critical." ] On the other hand, in keeping with more recent interpretations that are associated with reader-response criticism, the History can be read as a piece of literature rather than an objective record of the historical events. This view is embodied in the words of W. R. Connor, who describes Thucydides as "an artist who responds to, selects and skillfully arranges his material, and develops its symbolic and emotional potential." Benjamin Jowett (1817-1893) was born in Peckham, Kent, and grew up in Camberwell, the third of nine children. His father was a furrier originally from a Yorkshire family that, for three generations, had been supporters of the Evangelical movement in the Church of England; and an author of a metrical translation of the Old Testament Psalms. His mother was a Langhorne, related to John Langhorne, the poet and translator of Plutarch. At twelve, Jowett was placed on the foundation of St Paul's School (then in St Paul's Churchyard) where he soon gained a reputation as a precocious classical scholar. Aged eighteen he was awarded an open scholarship to Balliol College, Oxford, where he remained for the rest of his life. He went up in 1836, and was quickly recognized as one of the leading Oxford Dons of his generation, made a Fellow while still an undergraduate in 1838; he graduated with first-class honours in 1839. He was renowned as an influential tutor and administrative reformer in the University of Oxford, and as a translator of Plato and Thucydides -wikipedia .

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        My Early Life

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited,, 1930. A Roving Commission. Octavo. Original dark pink cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, publisher's device and broad single rules to covers in blind, bottom edge untrimmed. Photographic frontispiece and 15 plates of which 12 from photographs, folding map, 8 maps and 2 plans to the text. Spine sunned, minor wear to spine ends and corners, mild toning to margins of text block. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, first state (without the cancel half-title). Churchill's first volume of sustained biography is a highly entertaining account of his childhood, schooldays at Harrow, military training at Sandhurst, experiences as a war correspondent in Cuba, and service attached to the Malakand field force on the northwest frontier of India, charging with the 21st lancers at Omdurman, and as a POW in South Africa during the Boer War.

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