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        Dream of the Red Chamber (Hung Lou Meng)

      18th-century Chinese novel of manners. « A richly illustrated Chinese accordion book with 10 silk paintings about the story of the red chamber. The features of this book are nothing less than remarkable, hand made paper with the paintings hand painted on very fine silk. The story is written in both Chinese and English, the typeface is a much older type dating to the 1930's. The book is handmade after the oriental fashion. The name of the artist is clearly advertised by seal chop, and is not a studio chop, which is featured on the strip on the front cover. The paintings are flawless, bright, with no smudging or discoloring of any kind, they are framed by a rich cream silk pattern. The book cover is in good condition, done in a rich very dark plum colored silk. There is only one other known copie of this bi-lingual painting album on the market. It is in excellent condition as featured here, the size is 8.5" x 6" (21 cm x 15.2 cm) and has a total of 10 painted illustrations measuring 6.25" x 4.5" (15.9 cm x 10.8 cm).»NOTE: The book will be carefully packed and sent by Canada Post. For the International sending, please to contact us. LE LIVRE sera emballé avec soin et envoyé via Postes Canada. Pour l'envoi International, s'il vous plaît nous contacter.

      [Bookseller: Librairie La Foret des livres]
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        Plakat - Kampf der Krise - Wählt Sozialdemokratisch. Lithographie.

      ca.1930 130 x 90, Ohne Rahmen! Alfred Marxer (1876-1945) . zürcher Maler und Grafiker. Ausbildung in München und Paris. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Plakate - Politik Soziale Bewegung - Sozialdemokratie

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Socialisme libéral. Traduit de l'italien par Stefan Priacel.

      Librairie Valois (stampa: L'Union Typographique), collana «Suite politique italienne» [6], 1930. in 16° brossura verde a due colori con piccola illustrazione al piatto anteriore (un fascio stritolato dagli ingranaggi) Edizione originale pubblicata a Parigi dove l'autore era esule dal 1929 insieme a Francesco Fausto Nitti, Emilio Lussu e altri socialisti italiani. Tiratura di 2423 esemplari di cui 223 variamente numerati. Il nostro esemplare fa parte della tiratura non numerata su 'Vélin special', ed è intonso e in stato di nuovo. Raro.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontremoli]
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        Der Mythus des 20. Jahrhunderts. Eine Wertung der seelisch-geistigen Gestaltenkämpfe unserer Zeit.

      Hoheneichen-Verlag, München 1930 - 670 S., 1 Blatt. Orig.-Leinenband. Beiliegend die gedruckte Visitenkarte eines Theologiestudenten, rückseitig vom Autor eigenhändig signiert "ARosenberg". Das unheilvolle, pseudowissenschaftliche Buch fand zunächst wenig Beachtung, erst nach Beginn der nationalsozialistischen Herrschaft erzielte es trotz seines verquasten Stils eine Auflage von über 1,3 Millionen Exemplaren. 1934-37 erschien eine Fülle von Gegenschriften vor allem theologischer Autoren, die sich mit Rosenbergs Antisemitismus und den Bestrebungen zur Abschaffung des Christentums auseinandersetzten und dem Verfasser zahllose Mißverständnisse und Fehler nachweisen konnten. Mit kleinem Namensstempel und privater Geschenkwidmung von 1931, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        Vile Bodies

      Chapman & Hall, London 1930 - 8vo, orig black and red patterned cloth-covered bds, bright gold title on spine, sl. bumping to spine ends without loss, 1/8in cloth separation botttom end back hinge, tiny light spot back bd and tiny light spot ft. bd, else clean, bright, tight and unworn; "second impression" stated on pg. facing tp; bright red and black illus tp; internally a very rare tiny tan spot, else clean and unmarked; pp.x,254 incl. 2 pg. comments; no dj, volume protected in clear mylar cover. Very good 2nd imp of the first edition, clean and sturdy, well-protected in clear mylar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gunstock Hill Books]
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      London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, n.d. [1930].. Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8-318 [319-320: blank], original orange cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel has lettering stamped in black and diamond design in red. First edition, cheap issue or printing. According to Locke, this copy bound in orange cloth in 3/6 jacket is the "cheap edition/issue." Mixed collection of mystery and weird stories, including "The Vampire" and "Black Magic," the latter featuring the psychic investigator Sebastian Quin, hero of Horler's novel, THE EVIL MESSENGER (1938). Title novella is a conspiracy thriller with SF elements, to wit a death beam transmitted over the wireless. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-93. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 116. Bleiler (1978), p. 103. Reginald 07404. Hubin (1994), p. 414. Owner's name in ink on front paste-down and front free endpaper. A very good copy in good 3/6 pictorial dust jacket (with illustration by Hastain) with wear and short closed tears at edges and some general dust soiling. (#152967)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        [MAYAKOVSKY IN FRENCH] Mayakovsky po frantsuzski: 4 poemy / Perevod Andreia Gippiusa [i.e. Mayakovsky in French / Translated by Andrey Gippius]

      Moscow: Published by the translator, 1930. [2], 46 leaves. 23x19 cm. Original front cover is preserved, spine and rear cover of modern paper. Some light restoration to the front cover, lacking staples so leaves are not bound, some soiling, previous owner's pencil drawing on the last page and corrections in the text. Otherwise good. One of 150 copies. Extremely rare. The cover (in Russian) and text (in French) were handwritten by the translator and lithographed on glass to rectos only. Overall 4 poems: For the Voice, Six Monks, Christopher Columbus, Left March. This edition is made in a tradition of Russian futurist books - hand-lithographed manuscripts and handwritten hectograph publications. Unlike the expensive and elevated art books, futurist books were 'rough, cheap, small, load out and inside'. A lot of them were made by Aleksei Kruchionykh (1886-1968), regarded by many as the father of Russian futurism. He was 'a kind of a chronicler of the futurists' and quite a number of his works were illustrated by famous artists such as Goncharova, Rodchenko, Rozanova, Malevich, et al. The only cheaper books were the popular series aimed at the lowest social classes. By putting such low prices on their works (50 kopecks versus ten rubles for a typical livre d'artiste) futurists were able to create an audience, mostly of students. Mayakovsky was one of the futurists and was among authors of the first futurist manifestos. However taking a lot from futurism Mayakovsky went far away from it and created his own unique style. This book published the year Mayakovsky died is interesting because it builds a bridge between the poet and Parisian avant-garde of 1920s for which he never had affection, but it was Paris where a lot of his former comrades from 1910s worked. In this light the figure of Andrey Gippius who is responsible for the production of this book seems curious. We don't know anything about him and it's unclear who the audience for this edition was supposed to be. No copies at the Worldcat.

      [Bookseller: Bookvica]
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        Photograph album documenting a Marine's life while stationed in pre-World War II Guam

      San Diego and Guam. Album. Very good. This 5.5" x 8" album contains over 40 pages filled with approximately 160 photographs ranging in size from 2" x 3" to 3.5" to 5.75". All of the photographs are attached with mounting corners. Most are captioned on the page in white ink which is faint but legible. The front of the album features a somewhat faded gilt Eagle, Globe, and Anchor (EGA) logo with "U. S. Marines" below. The photographs, pages, and album are all in nice shape. Most of the images are of Guam, although several show Marines at and views of Hawaii including a nice image of derricks at the Los Angeles oil field, and a couple of the transport ship, U.S.S. Henderson. The Guam images include: 1) Piti, Apra Harbor, and other scenes of Guam including beaches, thatch buildings, water buffalo, an outrigger canoe, and a rare snowstorm, 2) Attractive Guamanian women, 3) Commercial and military vessels including the Asiatic Fleet, 4) Marines (parades, individuals, etc.) and Marine facilities (barracks, tent camps, etc.), 5) An identified Marine driving an official staff car with an EGA logo on the door, 6) Marine aircraft in flight (They appear to be Curtis HS-2L Flying Boats and a Curtis SOC-1 Observation Seaplane.), 7) A Marine artillery battery firing a celebratory salute for Memorial Day, 1930, and using the same guns during beachfront training (The appear to be French-made Model 1897 75 mm Model 1897 field guns.) 8) A bivouac and convoy with trucks and a 10-Ton Artillery Tractor, 10) and more. A scarce and very nice visual record of U. S. Marine Corps life in the Pacific in the years between the World Wars.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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      Garden City: Published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930.. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii] [1] 2-306 [307: ad] [308-310: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original decorated black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained red, decorated red endpapers. First edition. Anubis, a tiny dwarf with huge intellect, intends to kill most humans with powerful weapons he has invented and rule the world. The third Gaston Max novel, first published in COLLIER'S in 1929. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1910. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 58. Bleiler (1978), p. 169. Reginald 12369. Day, p. 6. Lower right corner bumped, else a fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by Bobri) with light wear at spine ends and corner tips, ragged closed tear along upper rear spine fold which extends slightly into the rear panel, and light general dust soiling. (#152689)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        Mad Man's Drum: A Novel in Woodcuts

      Jonathan Cape, New York 1930 - Fully illustrated on every page with b/w woodcuts by Lynd Ward. 8vo, original cloth-backed decorated boards with paper spine label. N.Y.: Jonathan Cape, (1930). First Edition. Autographed by Ward on the half-title; bookplate. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Ein Führer durch das österreichische Kunstgewerbe - Les Arts Decoratifs Autrichiens - Austrian Applied Arts. Mit Geleitworten von Michael Hainisch, Alfred Roller und Josef Hoffmann.

      Kl.-8. 359 S., 21 S. (Anzeigen). Mit zehn farbigen Tafeln. Flexibler OLeinenbd. m. goldgepr. Titel auf Rü. u. Vorderdeckel (Einbandentwurf v. Josef Hoffmann). An den Kapitalen rissig, Goldauflage am Rü. stellenw. abgelöst, im Text schönes u. sauberes Ex. Erste Ausgabe. - Gutes Exemplar des gesuchten Standardwerks auf Schmutztitel v. Rochowanski eigenhändig signiert (dat. Wien 1930). - Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen des Wiener Kunstgewerbes u. a. von Otto Exinger, Oswald Haerdtl, Dagobert Peche, Michael Powolny, Hertha Zuckermann, Rudolf Larisch, Franz Ofner, Otto Prutscher, My Ullmann, Berthold Löffler, Anton Hanak, Marcel Ronay, Oskar Strnad, Vally Wieselthier, Hertha Bucher, Franz Iskra, Walter Bosse, Gudrun Baudisch, Louise Spannring, Susi Singer, Emmy Zweybrück, Poldi Wojtek, Joseph Binder, Lotte Hahn, Maria Likarz, Olga-Maria Rubin, Hugo Gorge, Anton Faistauer, Franz Zülow.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften. Roman. Erster und zweiter Band (von insgesamt 3) in 2 Bänden.

      Rowohlt 1930-1933, Berlin - 1074 S., 1 Blatt; 605 S., 1 Blatt. Orig.-Leinenbände nach dem Enwturf von Emil Rudolf Weiß. Leider ohne den schwer auffindbaren 3. Band, der erst 1943 von Martha Musil aus dem Nachlaß herausgegebenen wurde und in Lausanne im Schweizer Exil erschien. Band 1 ist am Rücken etwas braunfleckig und die Deckel sind leicht stockfleckig, Band 2 trägt einen kleinen Besitzvermerk von 1938 in Bleistift. Insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein ordentliches, noch gut erhaltenes Exemplar des bedeutenden Romans mit nur geringen Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        POETRY ARCHIVE Of WINONA MONTGOMERY GILLILAND. Including Typescript Poems, Publications, and Two Photographs

      Mooresville, IN, et al.: (various), (various). Circa 1930 - 1950. Dark brown three-ring binder stamped "Supplements. The Seeforth Service"; teal cloth book in tan dj printed in black; wrappered magazines. Tears to binding holes of two typescript leaves; occasional minor soil or edgewear; occasional pencil notations and corrections; binder worn. Book lightly damp-stained to bottom edge of boards and some leaves, spotting/soil to endpapers and few leaves; in Poor dj (panels split and damp-stained, loss to spine and edges). Average general wear to magazines, with occasional chipped edges, faint staining, and rusted staples; wrappers of one quite foxed. Overall, Good to Very Good condition.. Binder: 64 leaves, most typescript to recto only, containing 57 poems. INDIANA POETS: 160 pp. Poetry magazines: various paginations. 2 b/w photographs laid in, both ~3-1/2" x 3-1/2". 4to binder (11-1/2" x 9-1/2"); 8vo book and magazines. The poetry archive of Winona Montgomery Gilliland, a minor Indiana poet who garnered some national and local acclaim primarily in the 1930s. The feature item of the archive is a binder of over 50 typescript poems with occasional pencil notations and corrections, in what we presume to be Gilliland's hand, accompanied by a typed (and incomplete) List of Publications. Given that several of the poems were typed on the blank verso of her husband's life insurance office stationery, it seems likely that these were Mrs. Gilland's personal collection, comprised of both published and apparently unpublished poems. Also included is a copy of Indiana Poets: An Anthology of 48 Living Writers (New York: Henry Harrison, 1935), in which Gilliland is one of the featured 48 writers; 20 issues of various poetry magazines (one duplicate), containing publications of her poetry; and two b/w photographs, one of which is identified as a portrait of the author. Mary Winona Gilliland lived in Indianapolis most of her life, graduating from Tudor Hall and then DePauw University before marrying Robert V. Gilliland in 1915. She was published in The American Mercury, Poetry, Kaleidograph, Indiana Poetry Magazine, Weird Tales, Bozart, Westward, Better Homes and Gardens, Wings, and the 1937 issue of American Women Poets, among other magazines, and was invited to join the Poetry Society of America in 1937. A unique collection of material documenting the literary achievements of a largely forgotten mid-20th century poet.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        A. Pariani

      Milano: Selleria A. Pariani, 1930. First edition. Softcover. g. Quarto. 42pp. Original illustrated wrappers protected by modern mylar. Photographic title-page. Rare catalogue of saddles, harnesses and various other riding equipment by the Italian saddle manufacturer A. Pariani Selleria. Founded in 1903, Pariani become famous for the skilled craftsmanship and high quality of their hand-made "English" saddles (dressage & jumping). To guarantee its quality, every saddler at Pariani's works on the same saddle from beginning to end. This volume is profusely illustrated throughout with hundreds of b/w photographic reproductions. Some staining, creasing and a few closed tears on wraps. Text in Italian. Wraps in overall fair, interior in good+ condition. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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        Saigon - Cholon [Album]

      Saigon: Édition Photo Nadal, 1930. First edition, oblong 4to, pp. 113, [1]; profusely illustrated throughout with sepia toned and black & white photographic illustrations of various people, places, and way of life in Saigon & Cholon; parallel text in French and English; marbled endpapers, front hinge cracked, corners bumped and chipped, else very good in quarter brown calf over marbled boards with gilt lettering and decoration on spine with raised bands.

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        The Bridge

      Horace Liveright, New York 1930 - The first American edition, published by Horace Liveright in 1930. ( Preceded by the Black Sun Press limited edition which was published three months earlier. This was Crane's second book, and the last to appear in his brief lifetime.Walker Evans photograph to the frontispiece. A near fine copy with the gold spine lettering dulled. A handsome copy of this uncommon and significant work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Reluctant Bookseller]
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        Plakat - Andreff & Partner Ino. Lithographie.

      128 x 90 cm, Zustand B, (etwas randrissig). J. Jean Andreff war ein Schweizer Zirkusclown und hatte zwischen 1930 und 1951 diverse Engagements in ganz Europa, u.a. mit Josephine Baker, Fernandel, beim Zirkus Knie, Zirkus Belli u.v.a.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Dix Portraits

      Editions de la Montagne, Paris 1930 - This is copy number 172 published by Editions de la Montagne in 1930. ( 400 Exemplaires Sur Alfa. )An unoped copy with leaves reamining uncut. A near fine example of the book in stiff off-white wrappers. ( Wrappers extended into flaps forming a dust wrapper. The original glassine is present and near fine with a fingernail sized chip to bas eof spine and another to base of rear panel. Texte Anglais Accompagne de la Traduction de G. Hugnotet de Y. Thomson. Preface de Pierre de Massot. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        La Porte Étroite

      Paris: Mercure de France (1930). 236pp - Paris: Mercure de France (1930). 236pp. Gide's famous novel about the complexities and terrors of adolescence involves two cousins, Jérôme and Alissa, who struggle with their confusing love for each other. The novel originally appeared in 1909 and is reputed to have been based on Gide's relationship with his own cousin Madeleine Rondeaux, whom he married after the death of his mother. Very good in full raspberry morocco binding, decorated cups at the corners, interior frames decorated with golden fillets, lining and guards of red moire, golden head, cover and back, case (Jean Duval).A unique copy enriched with 12 original drawings in colored pencil by Gaston Goor, including one in frontispiece, one in cover and nine in the text. The drawings are perfectly suited to the text and reflect the emotional content of the tortured story brilliantly.Autographed sketch of the artist "to Monsieur Isidori, these forgotten drawings, which I wanted to show Gide with all my friendship, May 18, 1971". One of 550 copies on vergé de fil Montgolfier d'Annonay. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Elysium Books]
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        Geschichte des K. u. K. Husaren-Regimentes Graf Nadasdy No 9 1904 - 1918 Mit einer Landkarte

      Selbstverlag des Regimentes, Budapest, 1930 - 232 S. guter Zustand, Kanten gering bestoßen, Bindung gelockert - keine Seiten lose // Das Buch beschreibt die Gefechte des 1. Weltkrieges, an welchen das Regiment teilgenommen hat. Ebenfalls sind Verlustlisten und der Offiziersstab von 1904-1918 aufgelistet. G1056 *.* Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1250

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        EGIL'S SAGA: DONE INTO ENGLISH OUT OF THE ICELANDIC with an Introduction, Notes, and an Essay on Some Principles of Translation ..

      Cambridge: At the University Press, 1930.. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii-xi [xii] xiii-xv [xvi-xvii] xviii-xxxiv [xxxv-xxxvi] [1] 2-346 [347-355: maps] [356: blank], original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, top edge stained red. First edition. Translation of a famous Icelandic saga. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 76. A fine copy in fine price-clipped dust jacket. (#149952)

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        Art Deco hand-painted French Fashion postcards

      1930 - A group of 10 hand-painted postcards depicting women's fashion in the 1930s. The artists include "Rucio", "Orcina' and "Susie". All are in the style of the pochoir fashion magazine "Le Gazette du Bon Ton". On the verso is the standard postcard information for France "Carte Postale. La Correspondance au recto n'est pas acceptee par tous les pays etrangers (Se renseigner a la poste)" with a split back, the address on the right and room for correspondence on the left. Two cards by "Susie" are charming - one woman is dressed in a blue sailor's suit, the duffle bag slung over her shoulder, with the notation "U.S.A.". In the other, the young woman is wearing a short pink and blue striped outfit, holding a nest of eggs, the suggestive caption saying "Nous aussi nous retrouverons bientot notre cher petit nid!" (We will also soon find our own little nest!) The outfits are charming. The postcards are unused, printed on heavy rag card with untrimmed edges. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Dream days. with illustrations and decorations by Ernest H. Shepard

      John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, London 1930 - Legatura editoriale in mz. pergamena con titolo impresso in oro al ds. Taglio superiore dorato. Ex libris sulla prima carta bianca. Prima edizione. Tiratura limitata e firmata da Grahame e Shepard: This large Paper Edition, printed on a specially made rag paper, is limited to two hundred and seventy-five copies for sale. (ns. esemplare non numerato). Perfetto stato di conservazione. Raro. 8vo (cm. 22), XII-168 pp. con 31 in nero (anche a piena pagina). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member]
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        Waterloo Bridge

      New York: Scribners. 1930. First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. A superb copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Gesamtauflage 35 Bände, Sternauflage

      Die Gesamtauflage in des Retcliffe-Verlages, Bearbeitet und herausgegeben von Bartel-Winkler in ziegelroten Leinen gebunden. Auflagen der Einzelbücher um 1930. Die Gesamtauflage ist sehr selten, da einzelne Titel sehr selten sind und heute praktisch kaum noch beschaffbar. Der Erhalt der einzeln Bücher ist zwischen ausgezeichnet und gut. Keine zerschlissene Bücher oder nennenswerte Mängel! Nur Gesamtverkauf!

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      New York: Random House, 1930. First trade edition. Book fine with no scratching to cover designs, dust jacket present but in poor condition. First trade edition. xxxi, 825p. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Black cloth with overall pictorial design in silver on upper cover and spine. Quite difficult to find with the cover in such brilliant condition.

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        THE SEA GIRL

      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1930.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-302 [303-304: blank] [note: final leaf is a blank], original yellow-orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown. First edition. In the 1990s mankind faces annihilation at the hands of an advanced humanoid race dwelling in caverns beneath the Pacific ocean. This novel was first published as a six-part serial in ARGOSY, 2 March - 6 April 1929. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 533. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 227. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 63. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 54. Reginald 03695. From the Jack Warring collection with his signature and rubber-stamped name and address and 3 October 1930 date stamp on front free endpaper. Slight spine lean, some mild soiling to cloth and light soiling and tanning to page edges, a very good copy in very good, bright four-color pictorial dust wrapper (reproducing an Argosy cover illustrating the story painted by Robert A. Graef) with light wear along top and bottom edges, mainly spine ends and corner tips, and dust soiling to spine and rear panels. Overall, an attractive example of the dust jacket. A pretty nice copy of a book seldom found in superior condition. (#156827)

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        Death in Red. [Typescript detective novel] "by Robert Dewees"

      [N.p., New York 1930 - Apparently unpublished. Typescript. [5], 259 leaves, text on recto only, with occasional corrections/alternative readings in pencil. 1 vols. 4to (11 x 8-12 inches). 'the friendly presence of the thousands of volumes in the stacks'. "feeling, as he often did, the friendly presence of the thousands of volumes in the stacks"An intriguing novel involving the brilliant Dr. Orlando Fenloe, whose "agency" is actualy a private library - the "Baconian Library" on Bacon Square in lower Manhattan, which doesn't have clients but "members" who are entitled to call upon the research services the library can offer. Mr. Bottsford, minority shareholder in United Emporia, asks Fenloe to look into the activities of the chairman, Mr. Manfred. Missing silver, assaults, car crashes, and when Santa Claus topples over in one of the display windows at Randall's department store, it turns out to be the corpse of Manfred. There are red herrings and tough talking policemen, and at the conclusion, Fenloe explains all.Cornwall, Connecticut, may be the link between the author and agent Nannine Joseph. The latter's clients included Mark van Doren, who had a house in Cornwall, and, at one time, the Roosevelts.An unpublished novel with bibliophilic elements. Provenance: Naninne Joseph (literary agent, 200 West 54th Street, New York), with her ink-stamp on title sheet Hole-punched and bound by metal fastener between thin card covers with typescript title label affixed to upper cover. Covers creased, otherwise very good Typescript. [5], 259 leaves, text on recto only, with occasional corrections/alternative readings in pencil. 1 vols. 4to (11 x 8-12 inches)

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        Los que se van. Cuentos del Cholo y del Montuvio

      Zea & Paladines Editores., Guayaquil. Ecuador-Hsipanoamerica (sic) 1930 - Autor: Ecuador 232 págs. 18.5 x 13.5 cm. Castellano Rústica, con las cubiertas. Dedicatoria manuscrita firmada como 'Los autores'. Esta antología marcó un rompeaguas en la narrativa ecuatoriana y uno de los momentos más importantes de la literatura hispanoamericana. Ecuador - Cuentos - Autógrafo - Muy rara. 168 gramos [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: FACTORIA EDICIONES S de RL de CV]
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        La cara de Ana

      Sin pie editorial, Mercedes, Uruguay 1930 - Autor: (Uruguay, 1902-1964) 34 págs. 16.5 x 11.8 cm. Castellano Holandesa, moderna. Págs. 17 a 20 mal encuadernadas. Uruguay. Cuentos. Muy raro. 108 gramos [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: FACTORIA EDICIONES S de RL de CV]
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        Silver Wings

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1941 (c.1930). New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good+ in Fair dj. 1941 (c.1930). Reprint. Hardcover. [a good solid clean copy, some light shelfwear and minor bumping at bottom corners; the jacket, unfortunately, is hideously scarred right in the middle of the front panel, with a curving surface-peeled area measuring a little more than 5 inches top-to-bottom and about 1-1/4 inches at its widest point (more or less in the shape of South Vietnam, if that helps to visualize it), plus another dime-size surface scar (probably from a removed price sticker) at upper right-hand corner, just catching the "R" in "SILVER"; there's some additional edgewear and a few small tears, but the big scar really trumps everything else -- honestly, it's enough to make you cry, especially considering the rarity of this particular jacket]. Very scarce collection of World War I aviation stories (all of which, with one exception, were first published in Boys' Life), by this hard-boiled writer, who at the time of its first issue in 1930 was on the threshold of breaking out of the pages of "Black Mask" and other pulps into the realm of hardcover fiction with "Green Ice." Whitfield was an associate (read: drinking buddy) of Dashiell Hammett, and although he was "of the school," his work never did much more than brush up against that of such masters as Hammett and Chandler, quality-wise. Still, his aviation stories, as E.R. Hagemann has noted, "have a verisimilitude about them not always found in the pulps," due to Whitfield's own experiences as a pilot in the war (although by William F. Nolan's account his actual combat exploits were very limited). At one point, he was touted by an enthusiastic pulp magazine editor as "America's foremost writer of aviation fight stories," which might have been both a tad hyperbolic and yet altogether true. (Who would the competition have been, exactly?) The jacket blurb makes this sound like a novel ("a fast-moving story which describes the war crossing of a group of pilots on a transport"), but in fact there are a dozen more-or-less self-contained stories, divided into three sections: Wings of War; Wings of the Mail; Wings of Transport. (One of the most interesting is "The Camera Shoot," dealing with the use of motion-picture cameras (mounted in place of guns) at an aerial combat training school in France.) By the way, the book also features very stylized endpaper illustrations, which I believe are identical to those in the first edition.[Another couple of words about the horrible jacket-scar: it seems to me, due to the patterned design of the jacket illustration, that some talented graphic artist-type (definitely not me!) could Photoshop this jacket and digitally "fill in" the missing parts, thus creating quite a presentable restoration/facsimile. Whether this could be in any way the basis for an actual restoration of the original jacket, I couldn't say.] .

      [Bookseller: ReadInk ]
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        Liste De Grands Vin Fins

      Nicolas, Paris 1930 - Third catalogue for the French wine distributor, Nicolas. Spiral bound gilt and blue embossed covers lettered in red with large image of the Bottleman, who cavorts through the 22 page catalogue. Two of the plates are photographic paste-downs in gilt and midnight blue with the Bottleman talking on the telephone with a man and conducting a violinist and a black jazz musician. Mild adhesions to the top of the two photographic plates, Printed in midnight blue and red with geometric borders. Loose illustrated sheet laid in. Size: Small 4to [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Braiterman, Marilyn (ABAA member)]
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        The Redhead from Sun Dog

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1930. First. First edition. Slight waviness to the spine, else fine in very good or better dustwrapper (with art by "Mon Randall") with some small tears. Basis for the 1934 film serial The Red Rider directed by Lew Landers, and featuring Buck Jones, and with athletic great Jim Thorpe in a lesser role. The 1934 film probably had some effect on the comic book and radio hero created in 1933 as the Bronc Peeler, but whose name was changed in 1938 to Red Ryder (of "You'll shoot your eye out" fame). .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Haveth Childers Everywhere 1/100 SIGNED on Imperial Japan

      Paris: Henry Babou and Jack Kahane / New York: The Fountain Press, 1930 - Joyce Haveth Childers Everywhere, number 37 of 100 copies printed on Imperial hand made iridescent Japan and signed by the author, printed in green and black, colophon and last two text leaves with a few tiny odd spots, else a remarkably fine and bright copy. Original printed wrappers, publisher's original glacine dust-jacket with a single chip to foot of lower panel (2 x 0.5 cm) otherwise very bright and clean, lacking the publisher's slip-case. [Slocum 41], folio, Paris, Henry Babou & Jack Kahane; New York, the Fountain Press, 1930.The work comprises a fragment of what would eventually become Joyce's final complete work, Finnegans Wake. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: finecopy Ltd PBFA]
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        Bauhausbauten Dessau.

      München, Albert Langen (= Bauhausbücher 12) 1930. - 4°, 221 SS., zahlr. Abb., 1. Aufl., Orig.-Leinen, Einband leicht angestaubt, Vorderdeckel mit kleiner Druckstelle, Deckelbeschriftung leicht abgesplittert, sonst gut erhaltenes Expl., Über die Wohnungen der Bauhausmeister, Dessau; Siedlung Dessau-Törten und Gebäude des Konsumvereins Dessau, Arbeitsamt Dessau, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Werner Steinbeiß]
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      San Francisco: Westgate Press, 1930. Limited numbered 1st edn (439 of 500) signed by author. 8vo. Original gilt lettered quarter green morocco on decorative green paper-laid boards (spine faded to brown as usual - otherwise a bright VG copy), lacks slipcase. Pp. 36, with embellished initial in blue on p.1 and blue vignette tail-piece on p. 36 (previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down; no inscriptions).

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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        Cakes & Ales: or the Skeleton in the Cupboard

      William Heinemann Ltd. 1930 - First edition, first state. (Page 147 has error "won'," issued simultaneously with corrected word "won't," no priority as per Stott.) 270 pp. Original navy cloth with gilt and black lettering. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket: 7/6 net on darkened spine panel with small stain and chipping at ends, a few tiny edge closed tears and some rubbing and light toning. Boards a bit bumped. A novel of English lit and snobbery, which was first serialized in the magazine Harper's Bazaar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      1930 - [PREWAR ADVERTISING] Matsubara Korenori, designer. TOKEI KINZOKU MEGANE- TEN KOKOKU ZUANSHU. Seibundo, Tokyo, Showa 5 [1930]. 29.9 X 22.1 cm. Printed paper wrappers. From an important series of design portfolios produced by Seibundo, this one is dedicated to shops specializing in watches, jewelry, metalwork and eyeglasses. This volume consists of 50 pages of plates in both color and monochrome, with a printed statement by the designer. Some edgewear, about very good overall. Printed paper wrappers. Very unusual. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, Inc. ABAA]
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        Vile Bodies.

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1930 - Octavo. Original black and red snakeskin cloth, titles to spine gilt. Housed in a black quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. With the front panel of the dust jacket loosely inserted. Spine very slightly faded, spine ends and bottom corners slightly worn, edges tanned, slight foxing throughout, a few small red stains along the bottom edge of prelims. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression of Waugh's second novel. Presentation copy inscribed to David and Tamara Talbot Rice on the front free endpaper: "For David & Tamara with love from Evelyn (published Jan. 14th 1930)." David Talbot Rice was a member of the group at Oxford known as the Hypocrites Club, along with Waugh, Anthony Powell, and Harold Acton. He and his wife Tamara, also an undergraduate at the same time, were Byzantine and Islamic art scholars of some note. They remained lifelong friends of Waugh's. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Mad Man's Drum: A Novel in Woodcuts

      New York: Jonathan Cape, 1930. First. hardcover. very good(+). Fully illustrated on every page with b/w woodcuts by Lynd Ward. 8vo, original cloth-backed decorated boards with paper spine label. N.Y.: Jonathan Cape, (1930). First Edition. Autographed by Ward on the half-title; bookplate.

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        THE WOLF'S BRIDE: A TALE FROM ESTONIA ... Translated from the Finnish by Alex Matson in collaboration with Bryan Rhys.

      London: Jonathan Cape,. [1930]. original blue-gray patterned boards, spine stamped in gold, publisher's device stamped in blind on rear panel, bottom edge untrimmed.. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with mild wear at edges, tanned. spine panel, and general dust soiling. Bookplate of David Garnett on. the front paste-down. A wonderful association copy of a scarce book,. especially in jacket. (#149263). First edition. Although there is no printed dedication in the book, this copy is the dedication copy with a signed inscription by Kallas to British author Edward Garnett on the half title page: "To / Edward Garnett / from / Aino Kallas." Accompanied by two handwritten letters from Kallas to Garnett, the first, dated 15 November 1929, asking for Garnett's permission to dedicate the English translation to him, the second, dated 28 February 1930, an anguished letter saying she had just received the first copies and Cape had not printed the dedication to Garnett in the book. A novel of lycanthropy unaccountably dropped from the 1978 Bleiler Checklist. Although herself a Finn, Kallas wrote mainly about her husband's country, Estonia. These two countries, together with Hungary, belong to the Finno- Ugric language group, a linguistic anomaly unrelated to the Indo-European family. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1767. Bleiler (1948), p. 166. Reginald 08046.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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