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        League of Nations: Proceedings of the International Conference on Treatment of Foreigners. First Session, Paris, November 5th - December 5th, 1929

      Series of League of Nations Publications, Geneva 1930 - Folio (13 1/4 x 8 1/2"). 573, [3], 28pp (Index). Contemporary olive cloth, with gold lettering to spine.Published by the League of Nations, this volume contains the complete proceedings of the International Conference on Treatment of Foreigners held in Paris in the Fall of 1929.The Council of the League of Nations convened the International Conference on the Treatment of Foreigners with the intention of drafting a treaty addressing these matters.However, the 1929 Paris Draft Treaty on the Treatment of Foreigners was never adopted because even full national treatment was considered to be too ambitious.Binding slightly age-toned along spine and edges. Tail of spine slightly chipped. Ex-library copy, with reference number at tail of spine, blind stamp on title, withdrawn stamp at lower margin of page 3. Moderate age-toning along paper edges. Binding in overall good, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Dance Night

      New York: Farrar and Rinehart. 1930. First. First edition. Portions of the jacket (text from the flaps) affixed to the front endpapers, binding modestly smudged and soiled, a near very good copy lacking the dustwrapper. The author's exceptionally uncommon fourth book, and considered the finest of her "Ohio" novels. Powell was a prolific and well-regarded author, but until a relatively recent and well-deserved revival, her work was mostly forgotten. For forty years she was a valued jewel of the New York literary world and if you read her books it's easy to see why. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Saint Peter Relates an Incident of the Resurrection Day

      Viking Press, New York 1930 - #Signed, Limited Edition - limited to 200 copies, this is #176. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket, but with a slipcase. The slipcase is in good only condition. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition with the exception of a chip with loss of cloth to the bottom spine end (approximately 1/2 depth) . The text pages are clean and bright. The slipcase is missing the whole top edge but is otherwise in Very Good condition. "James Weldon Johnson (June 17, 1871 – June 26, 1938) was an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, and civil rights activist. Johnson is best remembered for his leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) , where he started working in 1917. In 1920 he was the first African American to be chosen as executive secretary of the organization, effectively the operating officer. He served in that position from 1920 to 1930. Johnson established his reputation as a writer, and was known during the Harlem Renaissance for his poems, novels, and anthologies collecting both poems and spirituals of black culture." ; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: S. Howlett-West Books (Member of ABAA)]
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        Little America Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic The Flight to the South Pole

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1930. Author's Autograph edition , No. 232 of 1000 copies, SIGNED BY BYRD. With 74 illustrations and maps. Fine portrait frontispiece with illustrations and maps throughout. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue boards, parchment spine and corners, a very fine copy in the original publisher's blue box (chipped). Author's Autograph edition , No. 232 of 1000 copies, SIGNED BY BYRD. With 74 illustrations and maps. Fine portrait frontispiece with illustrations and maps throughout. 1 vols. 8vo. Autograph edition.

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        URSS en Construction, The Capital of the Soviet Textile Industry

      1930. TROSHIN, N.S. URSS en Construction. The Capital of the Soviet Textile Industry. 13th Year Numbers 2. By Nikolai Troshin. [32] pp. Illustrated with Russian photomontage images throughout. Folio, 415 x 300 mm, bound in original wrappers. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1930. |~||~||~||~||~| A fine copy of a typical issue of this landmark periodical, this one devoted to Ivanovo-Voznessensk, the capital of the Soviet textile industry,with photographs by P. Grokhovsky, G. Petroussoff, A. Skourikhine, K. Zaniss, B. Kozak and ontage by Nikolai Troshin.. As Martin Parr says "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova, and Nikolai Troshin who designed this issue and over forty others. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. In fine condition. Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        URSS en Construction, 13th Year Numbers 10-11.

      1930. MIKOULINE, V. URSS en Construction. 13th Year Numbers 10-11. (1930). By Nikolai Troshin. [48] pp. Illustrated with a plethora of Russian photomontage images throughout. Folio, 415 x 300 mm, bound in original wrappers. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1930. |~||~||~||~||~| A fine copy of a typical issue of this landmark periodical, this one extolling Soviet agriculture. As Martin Parr says "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova, and Nikolai Troshin who designed this issue and over forty others. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. In fine condition. Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        Lone Cowboy: My Life Story

      New York: ScribnerÕs, 1930 - First Edition. Spine faded; a very good copy; inscribed by the author, ÒTo Miss.sincerely from The Lone Cowboy. Will James. Ô30.Ó [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Lone Cowboy My Life Story

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1930 - 8vo., orig. green pictorial bds. Gilt and illus. on ft. bd. still quite bright. Sp. shows fading but title still legible. Mild wear to bottoms of bds.; a rectangular area on back bd. which is a shade lighter than the rest DJ lacks a 1/4x3/8 in. piece at top of ft. hinge and similar loss at top corners of flaps, otherwise some small edge chips. Sp. shows some fade and there is a very small area also sl. faded near the hinge at top of ft. panel. Generalized spotty mottling and soiling to dj. Archival Brodart cover. Binding tight. 1st ffep has three line inscription by author and signed with date of publication. Internally clean and unmarked. 35 drawings by author. pp.x,431. Dj in archival cover. The famous cowboy/illustrator's partially fictionalized autobiography. Very scarce in dj , especially inscribed by author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gunstock Hill Books]
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        Poems 1886–1929.

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.,, 1930. 3 volumes, large octavo (266 x 192 mm). Original japon boards, titles to spine gilt on red paper label, red paper detail to covers, gilt elephant vignette incorporating Kipling's familiar swastika motif (the ancient Sanskrit symbol of "good fortune" or "well-being") to front covers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Title pages printed in red and black, facsimile frontispiece in volume I of a holograph poem by Kipling (specially reproduced for this edition). Spines, sides and edges lightly browned, slight wear to fore edge tips; an excellent set, partly unopened. First and signed limited US edition, number 214 of 525 sets, volume I signed by the author; 12 presentation sets were also issued. One of the finest editions of Kipling's verse, handsomely printed on handmade paper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ten poems more

      Paris: Hours Press, 1930. First edition limited to 200 signed and numbered copies (this, no. 148); small folio, pp. [4], 17, [2]; original pictorial boards after photographs by Len Lye; green calf shelf-back browned, gilt-lettered spine; edges a little rubbed, else near fine, without the uncommon glassine wrapper.

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        Navajo Visitors at Oraibi]

      1930 - Etched, signed lower right, remarque of a cowboy on horseback in pencil, lower left. Rare sepia printed example of a superb Edward Borein print, signed and with a pencil drawn remarque Edward Borein (1872-1945) was born near San Francisco. He showed a very early talent for drawing which developed with very little training. He spent a number of years working as a cowboy throughout the southwest and Mexico, sketching at the same time. His career as an artist evolved beginning with magazine illustrations and going on to more ambitious oil and watercolor paintings. He spent a number of years in New York City where he met Charles Russell and Will Rogers, then returned to California, based in Santa Barbara as of 1921. By this time, he was working largely in etching, a method he perfected, always working with cowboys, Indians and the West as his subject matter. This fine sepia printed etching of the Navajo is especially desirable because of its setting in Oraibi, an ancient, continuously inhabited Hopi town in Navajo County, Arizona, in the northeastern portion of the state. The etching is unusual too for the mild psychological drama evoked: the four Navajo riders face in various directions as if they were uncomfortable or uncertain, none is actually looking at the village, and one is prepared to ride away. Galvin 210. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Mélanges de travaux sur l'Islam, rédigés de 1930 à 1935. Généralités et Statut Personnel - Islam contemporain - Traductions [ Contient : ] 1 : Observations Générales sur l'Islam ; 2 : Enquête sur les domaines respectifs de la législation française, de la loi musulmane et de la coutume en Afrique du Nord ; 3 : La législation française et son influence sur le droit de famille indigène ; 4 : Note sur le mariage mechrouth ; 5 : Le droit musulman en Yougoslavie ; 6 : Nouvelles observations sur le droit musulman en Yougo-slavie ; 7 : Le droit de famille musulman à Java ; 8 : Le problème algérien ; 9 : Solution transitoire ; 10 : Note sur les conditions d'une mobilisation générale ; 11 : Moslem religious influences in the United States ; 12 : L'Is

      1930 - 1 vol. in-8 reliure demi-chagrin brun, dos à 5 nerfs, Mélanges de travaux sur l'Islam, rédigés de 1930 à 1935. Généralités et Statut Personnel - Islam contemporain - Traductions [ Contient : ] 1 : Observations Générales sur l'Islam, Rev. Alg. 1932 ; 2 : Enquête sur les domaines respectifs de la législation française, de la loi musulmane et de la coutume en Afrique du Nord, Actes du Congrès de la Fédération des Sociétés Savantes d'Afrique du Nord, 1935 ; 3 : La législation française et son influence sur le droit de famille indigène, R. Alg. 1930 ; 4 : Note sur le mariage mechrouth, R. A. 1933 ; 5 : Le droit musulman en Yougoslavie, R. A. 1930 ; 6 : Nouvelles observations sur le droit musulman en Yougo-slavie, R.A., 1932 ; 7 : Le droit de famille musulman à Java (R.A. 1932) ; 8 : Le problème algérien, Eur. Nouv. 1935 ; 9 : Solution transitoire, Dép. Alg. 1935 ; 10 : Note sur les conditions d'une mobilisation générale, manuscrit, 1935 ; 11 : Moslem religious influences in the United States, Islam Wolrd, 1934 ; 12 : L'Islam aux USA, Dép. Alg. 1934 ; 13 : L'Islam en Angleterre, Dép. Alg. 1935 ; 14 : Le Livre des Successions du Cahîh d'El-Bokhâry. Traduction avec éclaircissements et commentaires, Revue Algérienne, Tunisienne et Marocaine, 1933 ;15 : Abrégé de la Loi musulmane selon le rite de l'imâm El-Chäfi'i par Abou Chodja, Revue Algérienne, Tunisienne et Marocaine, 1935 Exceptionnel recueil de 15 articles et tirés-à-part, voire tapuscrits, provenant de la propre bibliothèque de l'auteur, le professeur Georges-H. Bousquet (Docteur en droit en 1923 avec une thèse sur "L'évolution sociale en Hollande 1914-1922"), économiste de l'école de Pareto et Schumpeter, mais également islamisant de l'école de Goldziher et Snouck-Hugronje, professeur aux facultés d'Alger puis de Bordeaux. Peu après sa thèse, il participa à la mission de la SDN pour la restauration financière de l'Autriche.Georges-H. Bousquet résumait ainsi ses travaux en Islamologie (dans les mélanges qui lui furent consacrés dans les Cahiers Pareto en 1965) : "Très en gros, on pourrait dire à ce sujet que je suis parti intellectuellement de la Loi rituelle, morale et juridique de l'Islâm (fiqh) et ai essayé de voir dans quelle mesure cette étrange casuistique (dont j'ai traduit de nombreux textes et dont j'ai exposé les règles dans divers ouvrages) est appliquée, ou non, dans les sociétés musulmanes d'Afrique du Nord surtout (mais également en Indonésie). En particulier, mon attention s'est portée sur le rituel ('ibâdates) presque toujours systématiquement négligé par mes prédécesseurs". Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Stock Market Crash - And After

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 286 p. Crimson cloth with gilt lettering. Very Good+ condition overall. Offsetting to front endpapers, name stamp on paste down. Faint rust and wear from paperclip on paste down and half-title. A few small extremely light stains to cloth. An unusually neat, clean copy with bright gilt lettering.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Gay Agony

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1930. First edition, no. 3 of 12 special copies, specially bound and signed in ink on front free-endpaper "This is No. 3 of Twelve copies specially bound for private distribution. October 1930.". 298 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Quarter tan morocco and marbled boards, t.e.g. Fine. First edition, no. 3 of 12 special copies, specially bound and signed in ink on front free-endpaper "This is No. 3 of Twelve copies specially bound for private distribution. October 1930." 298 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Truly a rare issue of this only novel by the forgotten Harold Alfred Manhood with its unwittingly provocative title. Manhood dedicated the book to Edward Garnett.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Stock Market Crash - And After

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 286 p. Crimson cloth with gilt lettering. Very Good+ condition overall. Offsetting to front endpapers, name stamp on paste down. Faint rust and wear from paperclip on paste down and half-title. A few small extremely light stains to cloth. An unusually neat, clean copy with bright gilt lettering.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Little Engine That Could.

      New York: The Platt & Munk Co, 1930. First edition with the Never Grow Old Series list on the verso of the front free endpaper, with nine titles, ending with The Little Engine That Could and the two lines on the bottom left of the cover beginning with "No. 358." Octavo, original illustrated boards, color illustrated endpapers, illustrated throughout by Lois Lenski. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some rubbing and a few small chips. Rare in the original dust jacket. The best known incarnation of The Little Engine That Could was written by "Watty Piper", a pen name of Arnold Munk, who was the owner of the publishing firm Platt & Munk. Arnold Munk was born in Hungary, and as a child, moved with his family to the United States, settling in Chicago. Munk used the name Watty Piper as both an author of children's books and as the editor of many of the books that Platt & Munk published. He personally hired Lois Lenski to illustrate the book. The National Education Association named it one of its "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children."

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        Poems Edited with notes by Robert Bridges. Second edition with an Appendix of Additional Poems, and a Critical Introduction by Charles Williams.

      London: Humphrey Milford, 1930 - Octavo. Original blue cloth boards, titles to spine and front cover gilt, top edge trimmed, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Small white mark to bottom edge of boards, light offsetting to endpapers, occasional leaves uncut; a very good copy in the uncommon jacket, price-clipped, spine browned, faint foxing to covers and small nicks to extremities. With 2 fascimile signatures in the text. Second, and enlarged, edition, first impression. Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889) published very few poems in his lifetime and destroyed many of his early writings in a crisis of faith - he had been received into the Roman Catholic faith by Cardinal Newman himself in 1866, and in 1868 made a bonfire of his juvenilia. It was only decades after his death that, collected and largely designed by Hopkins's friend and admirer Robert Bridges, the first edition of this "sensitive, handsome, and almost complete" collection was published (ODNB). Contemporary reviews were mixed though some were stridently positive, such as Theodore Maynard: "A shy mid-Victorian priest, writing while Tennyson, Swinburne and Patmore led their various schools, was more modern than the most freakish modern would dare to be. He is the last word in technical development." Sales were slow and it had only just sold out by 1930, when this "second edition was called for by the poetry public who were demanding new, difficult poetic voices. Advocated especially by I. A. Richards, F. R. Leavis, William Empson, and Michael Roberts, so that his poems appeared in general and modernistic anthologies, followed by university and school syllabuses, Hopkins had suddenly become a popular modern poet". Uncommon in the jacket, with only two copies traced at auction. Dunne A38.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Heart of Scotland: Gleneagles.

      1930 - Glasgow: McCorquodale & Co. Ltd. for Gleneagles, c.1930. Colour lithograph, sheet 830 x 1130mm, folded into original colour-illustrated covers. An oval map of central Scotland, with the title and scale on scrolls on the map and an inset of the rail routes to Scotland in the North Sea. Many landmarks are illustrated with vignettes, and a dotted line shows the 'Probable Route taken by David Balfour in R.L. Stevenson's 'Kidnapped''. The logo of Gleneagles appears in both upper corners and that of the London Midland & Scottish Railway Company in the lower ones.

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        A Treatise on Money. In Two Volumes. Volume 1: The Pure Theory of Money. Volume 2: The Applied Theory of Money

      Macmillan, London 1930 - 1930 [first edition, first impression]. Octavo, two volumes, [ii] (advertisements, recto blank), xviii, 363 and [ii] (advertisements, recto blank), viii, 424 pages. Original cloth, spines lettered and ruled in gilt, sides ruled in blind; cloth lightly flecked about the leading edges and very slightly bubbled near the joints of Volume 2; slight insect damage to the leading edges of Volume 2; nonetheless, an excellent set. With the armorial bookplate of Sir Alexander 'Alick' Russell Downer KBE (1910-1981) in Volume 2. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Booksellers ANZAAB/ILAB]
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        Ruth Darrow in the Air Derby

      Barse & Co. 1930 - Very good in a very good dust jacket. Copyright 1930 stated on the copyright page with no mention of later printings. First Edition. Published in 1930, the same year Mildred Wirt began the Nancy Drew Mystery series- when she was only 25 years old. In 1932, 2 years later, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo non-stop across the Atlantic. Book has some rubbing along the edges. Tanning on the page ends. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Dust jacket has some large chips at the corners and spine ends, and well as some pieces missing along both the top and bottom edges of the front and back panels. Some soiling from age and wear. A spot is worn away from the pictorial front panel. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Sky Jumping" - Willy Sluiter, ca. 1930.

      ?Sky Jumping?, aquarel op papier vervaardigd door Jan Willem (Willy) Sluiter rond 1930. Gesigneerd en betiteld linksonder. Afm. 47 x 37 cm.In het interbellum worden de Alpen niet alleen ontsloten als een plek om te kuren, maar wordt ook de wintersport bij de beau monde populair, zeker na de Olympische Winterspelen van 1928 in St. Moritz. De Zwitserse Alpen waren geciviliseerd en zodanig gecultiveerd dat ze de nieuwe wintertoerist konden vermaken.Berggidsen die in het verleden de winter hadden doorgebracht met het in de olie zetten van hun bergschoenen en het oprollen van touwen, bekwaamden zich in het nieuwe spel waarbij je over met kristallen bedekte weilanden naar beneden gleed. Zij kenden onderweg iedere steen en iedere den en zorgden er voor dat gasten aan het einde van de dag weer veilig terug kwamen om zich te kunnen behagen bij haardvuur, gl?hwein en lokale delicatessen. Al snel bleek dat ook diegenen die verkozen om niet te gaan ski?n, toch konden deelnemen aan het wintervermaak en werd de apr?s-ski zo belangrijk als het ski?n zelf. Het duurde niet lang of de stadjes werden buitenposten van de mondaine glitter met bijbehorende filialen van Z?richse banken en juwelierszaken.In zijn tekeningen van de welgestelde sneeuwtoeristen in Davos en St. Moritz toont Willy Sluiter zich chroniqueur van zijn tijd.Sluiter (1873-1949) bewoog zich als gentleman-schilder in uiteenlopende kringen en had twee uitgesproken talenten: hij schilderde prachtige, impressionistische landschappen en haven- en stadsgezichten, en was daarnaast een rastekenaar, die in staat was om in vlotte, vaak humoristische schetsen en aquarellen het leven om zich heen vast te leggen. Sluiters? tekentalent leidde ook tot vele opdrachten voor boekomslagen, illustraties, affiches en ander reclamewerk. Vanaf de jaren twintig was hij een bekend en zeer succesvol kunstenaar. Hij kreeg talloze onderscheidingen.Prijs: ?6.000,- (incl. lijst).

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        Ronald Firbank: A Memoir. With Personal Reminiscences by Lord Berners, Augustus John, V.B. Holland, and Osbert Sitwell

      London: Duckworth. 1930. First. First edition. Fine in a very nice, near fine dustwrapper with slight fading on the spine to the delicate purple ink, and a couple of tiny tears. A superior copy of an uncommon book, reminiscences of the idiosyncratic English author. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Everybody's Boswell

      London: G. Bell and Sons, 1930. Full-Leather. Collectible; Fine. #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.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Stock Market Theory and Practice

      1930. First Edition . SCHABACKER, Richard W. Stock Market Theory and Practice. New York: B.C. Forbes, 1930. Large octavo, original navy cloth. $2000.First edition of SchabackerÂ’s comprehensive guide to the stock market, with 105 illustrations, charts, and diagrams, three folding.Written by R.W. Schabacker, the youngest financial editor of Forbes Magazine, this volume offers information on understanding the stock market, a guide to various documents used within it, and advice on how to be successful using that knowledge. “Schabacker was the first to make technical analysis and charting an organized discipline” (Linda Raschke). Without original dust jacket. Mild rubbing to cloth. About-fine condition.

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        CAPRI : Materials for a Description of The Island

      G. Orioli, Florence: 1930 - This is a Limited Edition, "1/525 copies of which 500 are for sale", #428, and signed by the Author, renowned for his WWI era SOUTH WIND, and a notable inhabitant of Capri, then a noted artistic colony. But most interesting is ther inscription on the ffep: "DICK HOLLIDAY FROM CERIO, 1934" Cerio was one of the 20th cerntury's most colorful mayors of Capri and a historic figure in his own right. 'Dick Holliday' appears to be Dick Halliday, founder of California's Palamino Association. 365 INDEXED deckled pages, this is a first rate history of the island most notorious as the vacation spot for Tiberius where little Caligula was reared to be the once and future monster. . The provenance is much more impressive than the appearance which is Good Only with typical wear to half cloth boards, with some tanning to cover paper, edgewear with small bumps, spine worn to text block along with some fraying/rubbing spots . Interior has slight tanning along edges, and is overall clean. A book that has seen use, but not abuse. Please see or request pics or additional info. HEAVY: 5 lb rate would apply for International or Priority (extra than stated). Size: 4to - 9¾" - 12" Tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Poems

      London: Humphrey Milford,, 1930. Edited with notes by Robert Bridges. Second edition with an Appendix of Additional Poems, and a Critical Introduction by Charles Williams. Octavo. Original blue cloth boards, titles to spine and front cover gilt, top edge trimmed, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. With 2 fascimile signatures in the text. Small white mark to bottom edge of boards, light offsetting to endpapers, occasional leaves uncut; a very good copy in the uncommon jacket, price-clipped, spine browned, faint foxing to covers and small nicks to extremities. Second, and enlarged, edition, first impression. Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889) published very few poems in his lifetime and destroyed many of his early writings in a crisis of faith - he had been received into the Roman Catholic faith by Cardinal Newman himself in 1866, and in 1868 made a bonfire of his juvenilia. It was only decades after his death that, collected and largely designed by Hopkins's friend and admirer Robert Bridges, the first edition of this "sensitive, handsome, and almost complete" collection was published (ODNB). Contemporary reviews were mixed though some were stridently positive, such as Theodore Maynard: "A shy mid-Victorian priest, writing while Tennyson, Swinburne and Patmore led their various schools, was more modern than the most freakish modern would dare to be... He is the last word in technical development." Sales were slow and it had only just sold out by 1930, when this "second edition was called for by the poetry public who were demanding new, difficult poetic voices. Advocated especially by I. A. Richards, F. R. Leavis, William Empson, and Michael Roberts, so that his poems appeared in general and modernistic anthologies, followed by university and school syllabuses, Hopkins had suddenly become a popular modern poet". Uncommon in the jacket, with only two copies traced at auction.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE SEA GIRL

      A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago 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) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Robert

      Nrf 1930 - - Nrf, Paris 1930, 17x22cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 123 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé Lafuma Navarre et réimposés dans le format in-quarto tellière, tirage de tête. Reliure en plein maroquin vert bouteille, dos très légèrement bruni à trois nerfs orné de cartouches dorés, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, encadrement d'un filet doré sur les plats, gardes et contreplats de soie moirée rose, encadrement d'un jeu de quadruples filets dorés sur les contreplats, couvertures et dos conservés, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes, tête dorée, ex-libris frappé à l'or sur un contreplat, élégante reliure de l'époque signée d'Adrien Leroy. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 123 numbered copies on laid Lafuma Navarre and reimposed in quarto foolscap, deluxe edition. Bound in full morocco green bottle back slightly browned at three nerves decorated with gilded cartridges wheels on golden headdresses, framing a net gilded on the boards, and guards contreplats silk moiré pink, framing a quadruple play nets gilded on contreplats, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, double nets gilded on the cuts, gilded head, bookplate struck gold on a contreplat elegant contemporary binding signed Adrian Leroy. Nice copy pleasantly established. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Solitude de la pitié -

      Editions des Cahiers libres 1930 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4. Non paginé. Sous étui et chemise cartonnés. Couverture souple imprimée rempliée. Infime déchirure au bord du rempli. Très bel état. EDITION ORIGINALE. Celui-ci un des 20 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, premier grand papier. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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        Dell' Isola di Capri; Nel 1930

      Autore, Venezia 1930 - Folio. 56 tipped in monochrome plates laid loose in decorated portfolio with 4 ribbon ties, very good copy. (85606). Proemio di Antonio Cippico. No. 58 of 400 copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bauer Rare Books]
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        The Cat Who Went to Heaven

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1930 - The 1930 1st edition of this wonderful collaboration between Elizabeth Coatsworth and Lynd Ward. Solid and VG (light offsetting at the pastedowns and endpapers, small pasted-on author biography at rear pastedown) in a bright, VG- example of the fragile dustjacket, with light chipping and creasing along the panel edges and 1" loss at the spine base. Still though, very presentable. Octavo, nicely illustrated thruout by the formidable Lynd Ward. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        VERY GOOD, JEEVES

      1930 - WODEHOUSE, P.G. VERY GOOD, JEEVES. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, 1930. Small 8vo., orange cloth in dust jacket; 340 pages. First Edition (so stated on the copyright page). There is an interesting story behind the dust jacket for this title and, if your copy is price-clipped, don't worry- apparently they all are! The publisher either didn't put a price or clipped it from all of the dust jackets and issued with book with a wrap-around band that advertised the book had been reduced from $2.50 to $2.00 and was now selling for $1.00, probably due to the Depression affecting sales. The dust jacket has the code "746" on the front flap and "743" on the rear flap. Very Good (little soil covers & little wear head of spine; little minor discoloration rear pastedown); little soil & minor edgewear (clean one-inch tear) d/j. $500.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        The Cat Who Went to Heaven

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1930. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good -. Lynd Ward. The 1930 1st edition of this wonderful collaboration between Elizabeth Coatsworth and Lynd Ward. Solid and VG (light offsetting at the pastedowns and endpapers, small pasted-on author biography at rear pastedown) in a bright, VG- example of the fragile dustjacket, with light chipping and creasing along the panel edges and 1" loss at the spine base. Still though, very presentable. Octavo, nicely illustrated thruout by the formidable Lynd Ward.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA ]
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        [亜東印

      大連. [Dalian]. Ato Inga Kyokai (亜東印

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        Rhododendron Pie

      New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1930. First. First American edition. Very good with a faded spine, light bumps to the corners, lacking the dustwrapper. The first book by the wide-ranging author best remembered for her children's classic, The Rescuers. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        My Wayside

      unknown, 1930. Hardcover. Good. 1930. First Edition. 223 pages. No dust jacket. Signed by the author. Brown cloth boards. Inscription to the free endpaper. Cracking to the gutter. Minor edge wear with corner bumping and scuffing. Good boards with minimal wear, sunning to the edges. Boards slightly warped. Spine sunned.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        Photograph signed by William Somerset Maugham and a short letter handwritten and signed by William Somerset Maugham.

      London: No publisher, 1930. Two items sold together. A 4" x 5.25" (WxH) black & white photograph of Maugham, signed by him on the bottom edge. The back of the photo is stamped "Copyright Camera Study by Kay Vaughan..." Additionally, there is a letter on Villa Mauresque (Cap Ferrat, Riviera) letterhead. No date, circa 1930. Written to Iva Decker, a Chicago Bookseller during the 1930's. It reads "Dear Miss Decker. Thank you for your nice letter. [signed] W. Somerset Maugham. The note has a center fold. . Signed. First Edition. Unbound. Very good+ condition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)]
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        Cakes & Ales: or the Skeleton in the Cupboard

      London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Maggie of the Suicide Fleet. As written from the log of Raymond D. Borden, Lieutenant, U.S.N.R.

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co.. 1930. First. First edition. Illustrated by Herb Roth. Bookstore label on the front pastedown, else fine in very near fine, price-clipped dustwrapper. The story of the pleasure yacht of Isaac Emerson, the Bromo-Seltzer King, who turned it over to the American submarine patrol fleet, manned it with farmers, and set them out to protect the coast, resulting in various misadventures. Nicely Inscribed to Emerson's wife, Margaret, the namesake of the yacht, by the illustrator Herb Roth, with a drawing of a sailor: "To Margaret Emerson from the Coxswain who illustrated Borden's Diary and one of the few survivors of the 'Maggie'. Herb Roth." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Plutarch's Lives: The Translation Called Dryden's - 5 vols.

      Bigelow, Brown, NY - ".Corrected from the Greek and Revised by A.H. Clough, with Dr. William Smith's Historical Notes". An undated edition from around 1930-1940, vg- in a fine binding by an unknown contemporary binder. 3/4 blue leather with blue moire cloth, top-edge gilt, marbled endpapers with an unusual purple/blue starburst design. Spines are worn on edges and several were lightly chipped at top. Edgeworn, corners worn to boards and lightly bumped. Hinges of Volume I repaired, .25inch tear to front joint. Leather now restored and is supple again. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: PAGE ONE TOO]
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        The Bookshop Mystery

      D. Appleton & Company, New York 1930 - Bound in original orange cloth, with lettering and design in red. (1) is present at the last page. In a complete dust jacket that shows some edge-wear at the head of the spine. The white portions of the panels and spine have darkened. The classic bibliomystery. Listed in Penzler. An unemployed bookman (imagine that!) travels the bookshops of London and Brussels looking for a manuscript containing a secret code. Previous owner name and date (1930) on the front free endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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