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        WINNIE-THE-POOH JIG-SAW PUZZLE ( Jigsaw puzzle )

      Harborne, Chad Valley Co. Ltd, circa 1930.. 160 x 215 mm, 6¼ x 8½ inches, in the original red cardboard box with slightly larger repeat mounted colour plate on lid. 61 piece interlocking 3 ply wooden jig-saw. Charming coloured scene, not by Shepard, with Christopher Robin leading the soft toys Pooh, Piglet, Kanga, Roo and Tigger out in the country with fields in the background and Owl flying overhead, behind them Eyore, a large Rabbit and a large Heffalump on 2 legs. Puzzle in excellent condition. Box slightly worn at corners, a few splits to sides of the lid reglued, mounted colour plate faintly marked all over with tiny grey spots. A scarce item. Chad Valley manufactured soft toys of the animals in the book before the war. Not recorded in Ann Thwaite's The Brilliant Career of Winnie-the-Pooh. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Street Haunting

      Sm. San Francisco: The Westgate Press, 1930. Sm. slim 8vo, iv, 34pp. Original purple quarter morocco and boards, back strip lettered in gilt, backstrip refurbished. Internally as new. Signed in purple ink by Virginia Woolf on the colophon page. Presentation copy, inscribed by David Magee in pencil "Copy X presentation copy" of 500 signed copies in all. Pencil note by Magee in the back also states that this is "one of a few copies bound in half purple". Kirkpatrick (A13) states: "The essay was not published separately in the United Kingdom. It was reprinted in The Death of the Moth and Other Essays and in Collected Essays, Vol. 4. It was first published in the Yale Review, October 1927.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Kin Ping Meh. 10 Original Erotic Etchings by Roderich von Safft. The Golden Lotus [Chin Ping Mei]

      Roderich von Safft, ca. 1930 - Folio, 35*29.7cm. Cloth folder with 10 original erotic etchings by Roderich von Safft, plus 1 hand-written contents page describing each etching. Privately produced, no place, no date, but about 1930. Mounted on folder is a smaller etching or the title-piece. Each etching signed by the artist and with the note "Eigendruck" which means the etching was produced by the artist himself. Extremely scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Three Miniature Russian Children's Books Illustrated by Konstantin Kuznetsov

      Three small-format Russian children's books, 24 pp. each, from the series Biblioteka Murzilki, illustrated by Konstantin Kuznetsov, including: V Dalekoy Glushi [At the Wilderness] by Orskiy B., about an indigenous Nenets man from Siberia named Tyko who spoke with Lenin about a new comfortable life for the Nenets; Negritenok Yaling [Yaling, an African] by Globa-Mikhailenko [Nadezhda] about a young Congolese boy named Yalin who was searching for his father, a slave laborer on the railroad under the colonists; and Kabir i Khashim [Kabir and Khashim] by Landskaya N., about two Afghan boys, one rich and one poor, with an underlying moral about the Soviet occupancy in Afghanistan. Illustrated throughout. 32mo. Original color pictorial wrpps. Moscow (Izdatel'stvo CK VKP(b) "Pravda") 1930-1931. Konstantin Kuznetsov studied at the Drawing School of the Imperial Society for the Encouragement of the Arts. His first published illustration was in the journal "New Satyricon", and continued to collaborate with various magazines for decades. He worked in many different forms of printmaking, and devised his own method of drypoint engraving on cardboard. He designed over 200 books including some collections of well-known fairy tales, and headed up the book-making courses for children at the Moscow Museum of Children's Books. Very scarce; as of January 2018, WorldCat does not locate a single holding of any of the three volumes.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Dossier sur la découverte des sources de la Garonne par Norbert Casteret.

      - 3 manuscrits autographes signés 7 pages ½ In-4 1930-1931 bon Très beau dossier sur la découverte des sources de la Garonne par Norbert Casteret : - Manuscrit autographe, "Sur la détermination du Trou du Toro avec les Goueils de Joueau, source de la Garonne, par M. Norbert Casteret". 4 pp. in-4. Ratures et corrections. Une note postérieure précise : « ce texte est un brouillon de notes à l'Académie des sciences. Le texte définitif est encore plus châtié, nuancé et condensé ». - Procès-verbal de l'expérience de coloration des eaux qui a permis de déterminer l'existence de la communication entre le Trou du Toro et les Goueils de Joueau, signé par les 14 membres qui ont participé le 19 juillet 1931. A la suite un autre procès-verbal rédigé le lendemain, 20 juillet, sur la communication avec la Garonne de Joueau. Rare document. - Manuscrit autographe signé, "Détermination de la source de la Garonne occidentale", 2 pp. ½ in-4, accompagné de deux autres notes autographes de Casteret : Goueils de Joueau (alt. 1418 m) et Torrent alimentant le trou du Toro (alt. 2000 m). On joint : Trois lettres de la préfecture et du Conseil général de la Haute-Garonne à N. Casteret + 2 brouillons de lettres de Casteret, sur ses expériences visant à déterminer la source de la Garonne. Février-juin 1930. Spéléologue et préhistorien, on lui doit la découverte de la source de la Garonne au Trou du Toro ; il fut aussi mainteneur de l'Académie des jeux floraux (1937). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Traces Ecrites]
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      Methuen 1930 - LAST AND FIRST MEN, Methuen, 1930, first edition, first issue with 8 page publishers catalogue at rear dated 630, some faint foxing to the first 3 leaves, light scattered foxing to the page edges, else a brilliant just about fine tight copy in a bright vg/vg+ dust-wrapper with some light scuffing to small areas of the front panel (not affecting any of the text) and some light wear and tear to the head of the dust-wrapper spine and three corners of the flap folds. Exceedingly scarce in dust-wrapper. Publishers 4 page catalogue noted Autumn, 1930, laid in as well. The authors magnificent first novel taking the reader through a period of 2,000,000,000 years and the subsequent 18 different species of man. A cornerstone work in the building of any science fiction library. 30 word holographic letter on printed stationery SIGNED by the author laid in dated September, 1949. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY / A.B.A.A / 1979]
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        Cartel Litográfico Real Círculo Artístico de Barcelona Gran teatro del Liceo

      Barcelona 1930 - 3 de marzo de 1930. Raro en comercio, único. Medidas: 42 x 61 cm. Sin entelar, puro. Con algunas señales de desgaste, ver fotos. Los pagos por Pay Pal, llevan el incremento del 5%. *El Real Círculo Artístico de Barcelona (en catalán Reial Cercle Artístic de Barcelona) es una institución dedicada al fomento del arte situada en Barcelona. Fue fundado en 1881 por diversos artistas ¿entre los que se encontraban los pintores Eliseo Meifrén, Modest Urgell, Joaquim Mir, Ramón Casas, Isidre Nonell y Hermenegildo Anglada Camarasa¿, y reconocido con el título de Real Círculo Artístico por el rey Alfonso XIII en 1916. Fue instalado en primer lugar en el edificio de la Canonja, para pasar posteriormente a la Gran Vía, la Rambla, la plaza Cataluña y, finalmente, al Palacio Pignatelli, en la calle Arcs. (Wikipedia) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: El Archivo]
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        eigentl. Hans Bötticher, Dichter und Kabarettist (1883 - 1934): Eigenhändige Widmung mit U. (5 Zeilen) in seinem Buch: "Mein Leben bis zum Kriege".

      8. 354 (+1) S., 2 Bl. (Inhaltsverz. u. Werbung für weitere Bücher von J. R.) OLn. mit geprägtem umlaufenden Doppelrahmen u. Deckelillustr. (Karikatur) von Olaf Gulbransson. Farbkopfschnitt. Erstausgabe (WG 32) der Autobiographie von Joachim Ringelnatz "Mein Leben bis zum Kriege" auf dem Vorsatz nur ein halbes Jahr vor seinem Tod gewidmet: "S / l [Seinem lieben] Freund / Georg Stickl / herzlichst / Ringelnatz / Berlin, März 34" - // - Ringelnatz war 1930 endgültig von München nach Berlin gezogen, denn er erhoffte sich dort größere berufliche Möglichkeiten. Reminiszenz an die Münchner Zeit ist die Deckelillustration von Olaf Gulbransson, der ebenfalls viele Beziehungen zu Berliner Kulturszene hatte. Nach der Machtergreifung 1933 erteilen die Nationalsozialisten Ringelnatz Auftrittsverbot uns viele seiner Bücher wurden beschlagnahmt oder verbrannt. Weil die Einnahmen wegfielen, verarmten Ringelnatz und seine Frau. Seine Tuberkulose verschlimmerte sich und der im März, also nur wenige Monate vor seinem Tode (17. Nov. 1934) verfassten Widmung, sieht man an der Schrift schon den körperlichen Verfall an. - Das Buch hat nur am Deckel wenige winzige, ganz schwache Braunflecken (Abb. 2), ist sonst aber sehr gut.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Richard Husslein]
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      1930 - SECRETO DE LAS 5 LLAVES, EL - 1930, Dir: CARLO ALDINI, Cast: RUTH WETHER, CARLO ALDINE, SIEGFRED ARNO, , , Nac. film: ALEMANIA, Company: , Designer: , , Nac. poster: ESPAÑA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -70X100-Cm.-27X41-INCHES-1 SH., , Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

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        Discours des Misères de ce Temps.

      - Paris, Le Fuseau Chargé de Laine, 1930. In-4, (4)-193-(5) pp., reliure plein maroquin mosaïqué (Iseux, sucesseur de Simier), tête dorée, gardes doublées, couverture et dos conservés. Illustré de 20 gravures hors-texte en noir (au burin sur cuivre, plus celle de couverture, complet), de bandeaux, de cul-de-lampe et de lettrines, par Decaris. Tirage limité à 359 exemplaires numérotés, ici un des 300 sur vergé de Montval. Truffé d'un DESSIN ORIGINAL signé par Decaris. Très bel exemplaire, sous une riche reliure signée. * Voir photographies / See pictures. *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

      [Bookseller: Chez les libraires associés]
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        La vie amoureuse de Casanova. Eaux-Fortes de CH. Martin.

      (Paris), Ernest Flammarion (Presses Frazier-Soye), (1930). Small 4to. Bound uncut with all orig. wrappers in a fine full red/brown morocco with inlays in different colours and gilt. Gilt spine. Broad inner gilt borders, also with inlays. Endpapers in silk with printed flowers in colours. Matching chemise. In a matching box. Top edge gilt. Bound and signed by J. van West. No. 45 of 165 copies on "Vélin à la cuve des papeteries de Rives" of a total of 215 copies. Coloured engraved frontispiece and 24 other engravings in the text, coloured. Many vignettes.

      [Bookseller: Herman H J Lynge & Søn A/S]
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        La belle Corisande

      M.P. Trémois 1930 - - M.P. Trémois, Paris 1930, 14,5x20cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Montval, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi chagrin rouge à coins, dos à quatre nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, reliure signée de Encalcat. Ouvrage orné d'illustrations de Pierre Devaux. Agréable exemplaire. Envoi autographe signé de Joseph Delteil à Jean-Paul Allardin : ". cette belle Corisande dont on ne saura jamais si Henri la préfèrait, ou si l'histoire l'humiliait à Arques et à Ivry." [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Montval, head print. Binding in half red shagreen with corners, back with four nerves, golden tail date, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, covers and backs preserved, binding signed Encalcat. Book decorated with illustrations by Pierre Devaux. Nice copy. Signed autograph Joseph Delteil to Jean-Paul Allardin: ". this beautiful Corisande which we will never know if Henry preferred, or if history humiliated Arques and Ivry ." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Military Operations Egypt & Palestine from June 1917 to the End of the War: 2 Volumes plus 2 boxes of Maps

      HMSO, London 1930 - 2 matching HB volumes in red cloth boards with gilt spine titles and no inscriptions. Vol. I. Colour front endpaper maps, xxiii, 394pp. xiv incl. several b/w ills and maps plus folded colour map in rear pocket. Vol. II. pp.395-748 incl. several b/w ills and maps. Map Box 1 complete with all 15 maps incl. index tabs. Map Box 2 complete with all 23 maps incl. index tabs (17 x 25cm) ***Heavy - Please contact bookseller directly for revised P&P costs*** [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berwyn Books]
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        Hermes Sellier

      1930 - We're hereby presenting a stunning art deco Hermes Sellier carriage trade catalogue ca 1930s featuring (14) pg of golfing/ polo/ & luggage related bespoke product pub by Draeger/ texte by Paul Reboux & photos by Clair-Guyot with cover illustration of S.M. le Roi Louis XIV par Van der Meulen Collection Hermes!~

      [Bookseller: The Cary Collection]
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        Moby Dick

      London: Cassell & Co.. London, Cassell & Co., 1930. First Thus.First Impression. Hardback. A lovely book. Recently rebound in quarter-morocco with marbled boards. Nice decorative gilt work to the spine. Decorated throughout with Kent's celebrated woodcuts. A wonderful book. Some toning and a couple of spots to the page block, otherwise in very nice shape. Illustrations by Rockwell Kent [6517, Hyraxia Books]. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Thus Edition. 1930.

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        Correspondance entre Harry Baur et son avocat, Maître Lévy-Oulmann

      1930 - Ensemble d'une quarantaine de feuillets rédigés par Harry Baur, dans les années trente, sur papier en-tête d'hôtels, de brasseries, ou papier à en-tête aux initiales du comédien, qui habitait au 6 rue Frédéric Bastiat, formats divers. La plupart de cette correspondance comporte une signature autographe. Certaines lettres sont tapuscrites, beaucoup manuscrites. Il semble qu'elles soient toutes adressées à son avocat, Maître Levy-Oulmann, souvent dénommé « mon cher vieux ». La majorité traite de problèmes d'argent, de procès en cours, de doutes sur le chauffeur personnel dont le train de vie semblait à Baur au-dessus de ses moyens. Ce chauffeur l'assignera au tribunal après plusieurs années de service. Quelques lettres sont relatives au cinéma : Harry Baur se plaint que son nom soit plus petit que celui de Simone Simon, plainte à l'Excelsior pour la publication d'un placard publicitaire ne respectant pas les engagements contractuels du comédien, conflit avec des producteurs (Gallic Films, Gaumont). Une lettre révèle la sensibilité du comédien, dans laquelle il cherche un moyen d'aider un homme pauvre et invalide à ne pas se laisser voler par son patron. Ce riche ensemble, éparpillé sur la décennie 1930, dénote un esprit procédurier et soupçonneux, et il révèle la forte personnalité de Harry Baur, se posant comme un homme sûr de lui et de ses droits, ne laissant rien passer (« j'attaque qui me touche » écrit-il). L'écriture même témoigne de ce caractère trempé. (TV) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LA 42EME LIGNE - LIBRAIRIE-GALERIE]
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        [Scrapbook and Photo Album]: My School Life Memory Book, Whittier High School

      Whittier, California: Shrewesbury Publishing Company, 1930. Near Fine. Oblong small quarto. String-tied gray cloth over paper boards with "my school life memory book" stamped in gilt on the front board. Contains 82 sepia-toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1" x 1.5" and 3" x 5" with captions as well as various ephemera. Very good album with some bowing, with near fine photographs.A scrapbook kept by Lois June Jessup during her high school freshman and sophomore years at Whittier High School in Whittier, California in 1927 and her junior and senior years at Oceanside-Carlsbad Union High School in 1929. The album has sections from each year of high school with photos and ephemera detailing the grade. It begins with a list of Jessup's classmates followed by several small photo strip portraits of her girlfriends. She continues by including programs for events, ticket stubs, and membership cards for her time at Whittier. Also included are assignments such as spelling tests and essays tipped into the pages with grades, all of which show Jessup as a good student. One page shows commercial photos from Gay's Lion Farm where Jessup was taken by her uncle and grandmother as a reward for getting through admission day. She writes that it was "very interesting and we enjoyed it very much." One sections shows the school's dress up days with girls dressed up as musicians, one of which is complete with black face. In 1929 Jessup transferred to Oceanside-Carlsbad Union High School for her junior and senior year. These pages continue with ephemera from her time at the school including a copy of the O-C High Tide newsletters, various programs, and an athletic letter for participating in basketball, volleyball, and baseball and earning 30 points. She includes pages dedicated to her athletic pursuits including a section with ephemera from her basketball banquet. One section with a photograph of a sailor and a ship is from a class cruise where Jessup excitedly writes that they had the whole ship to themselves. She continues, "the shipmates and waiters were sure nice to us and we had a wonderful time." Interspersed throughout the album are photos of her classmates, some candids include building a human pyramid and general high school goofing off. There are also small portraits of the seniors in her class pasted next to a card with their names. An interesting and complete look at a California high school girl's education in the late 1920s.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Haveth Childers Everywhere

      Paris and New York: Henry Babou and Jack Kahane / The Fountain Press, 1930. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. First edition, limited issue; Copy #240 of 500 printed on handmade pure linen Vidalon Royal [of an edition of 685 copies total]. Very Good, in the glassine wrap, which is chipped with loss at the spine ends and toned. In publisher's slipcase, a bit chipped and rubbed, fragile, with repaired joints and a large repaired chip along the top edge, though remains largely intact.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Works

      New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1930. Full leather. Very good. New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1930. Full leather. Twenty-four volumes. Octavo. The Crowborough Edition of the Works of Sir. Arthur Conan Doyle is limited to seven hundred and sixty copies which this is number seventy-three and signed by the author to the limitation page, protrait frontispiece. Title include, adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Hound of Baskerville, Land of Mist, Lost World, Valley of Fear, His Last Bow, Sir. Nigel, The Firm of Gridlestone, etc. Recent bound in full brown morocco, covers single gilt ruled and with a gilt signature of A. Conan Doyle, spine gilt motif in six compartments between raised banding second and fourth tan title labels, top edge gilt. marbled endpapers. A handsome set.

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        William Stewart Halsted, Surgeon.

      Johns Hopkins Press, 1930., Baltimore: - 8vo. xvii, [1], 241, [1] pp. Frontis. portrait, 17 illus., fold-out family-tree diagram. Blue blind- and gilt-stamped cloth. Inscription: "To Jack Gibbon in appreciation of our interesting experiences in 'experimental surgery' 1930-1931. E.D.C." Very good. First edition. INSCRIBED BY EDWARD DELOS CHURCHILL TO JOHN HEYSHAM GIBBON, INVENTOR OF THE HEART-LUNG MACHINE. The unique inscription in this copy of MacCallum's biography of Halsted, may well refer to a watershed moment in cardiac surgery, that led to the development of technology and techniques that saved, over the past sixty years, millions, of lives. Gibbon was a research fellow working under Edward Delos Churchill in 1930-1931, and together they performed numerous experimental surgeries aimed at increasing survival rates for open heart surgery patients (Hurst, Conti, and Fye, Profiles in Cardiology, 2003). A review of Churchill's archival papers, at the Harvard University Library, show six correspondences with Gibbon, and in two of them Churchill refers to Gibbon as "Jack". PROVENANCE: Edward Delos Churchill (1895-1972) was a noted thoracic surgeon. John Heysham Gibbon, Jr. (1903-1973) is best known for inventing the heart-lung machine and pioneering many techniques in open heart surgery. Gibbon's impetus for devising the heart-lung machine stemmed from an emergency surgery he performed with Churchill at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1930. "In 1930 he found himself assisting Dr. Edward Churchill in an emergency pulmonary embolectomy. At that time the procedure was one of desperation as no patient in the U.S. had survived the removal of blood clots in open-heart surgery. As Dr. Gibbon recorded the patient's waning vital signs prior to the procedure he thought, 'If only we could remove the blood from her body by bypassing her lungs, and oxygenate it, then return it to her heart, we could almost certainly save her life.' Despite a successful removal of large clots from the patient's pulmonary artery, she never regained consciousness. This 'critical event' initiated Gibbon's determination to produce a heart-lung machine" (Thomas Jefferson University Digital Commons) â€" Jefferson Univ. (web source). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Ash Wednesday

      New York: The Fountain Press, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. 1st edition. Number 267 of 600 copies signed by T. S. Eliot. 400 were for sale in America and 200 in Britain concurrently; this copy one of the former, but all 600 precede the trade edition by a few days. Original cloth, fine, original tissue jacket with small chips (photographed in the jacket), original paper slipcase with rubs and with a small, loose chip from the bottom panel put back and secured. You can buy this copy or not, but don't buy one without the jacket and slipcase, and that's true of any book when complete copies are available (Book Code).

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
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      - Lithografie auf Papier 80 x 120 cm, am obern unbedruckten Rand kleiner hinterlegter Einriss, oben rechts am unbedruckten Rand kleine aufgekratzte Stelle, Druck bei HAVAS, Avignon, ca. 1930 Attraktives Art Déco-Plakat. Guter Zustand

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat A. Thomi]
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        Köpfe von Schaufensterpuppen. Vintage-Print.

      Ca. 1930. - 17,8:23,6 cm. Glänzender Silbergelatineabzug auf Barrytpapier. Rückseitig mit Bleistift bezeichnet und gestempelt. Zustandsbeschreibung auf Anfrage.

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      Adolf Selig, Hamburg 1930 - Octavo. Unpaginated, 106pp. Original light purple wraps with title vignette and black lettering on cover. Catalog of typefaces and book decorations containing some fifty different typefaces plus numbers, arithmetical signs as well as borders and decorative symbols. The typefaces, signs and decorations are presented in 388 examples in varying sizes, including two appendices. The typefaces include modern (Steinschrift, Titania) as well as old German designs (Wagner Fraktur, Schwabacher, Gothic). Selig uses the same sentence in a number of variants to present the different typefaces: "Die moderne Buchkunst basiert auf denselben Kunstgesetzen, die sich die moderne deutsche Kunst zum Prinzip erkoren hat: sie will dekorativ wirken (Modern book art is based on the same laws of art, that were chosen by modern German art: it aims to be decorative). He includes a particular typeface that lends itself for printing and writing on wood. On one page, printed in regular typewriter font, he addresses his audience dierctly explaining that typewritten documents are paid more attention to than regular printing fonts. No records of this Jewish publishing company's catalog in public libraries worldwide. Text in German. Light wear along edges of wraps, small chips and lightly rubbed. Very light foxing along edges with some age toning of title page. Wraps in overall good, interior in very good condition. Adolf Selig (1864-1939) was the owner of a printing press in Hamburg, Alter Steinweg 61. His wife Rosalia and his daughter Hertha were deported to the concentration camp Thersienstadt. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Epigrammid II (Epigrams, Book Two)

      Aktsioon, Tartu 1930 - Estonian language. Octavo 13 x 18 cm. Weight 100 gr. Wrappers, 60 [4] pp. The Book is in Fine condition without any visible defects, losses, remarks and stains. Minor creases across cover corners, barely visible signature of previous owner on the cover, otherwise unread copy in perfect condition. Outstanding example of avant-garde cover design is produced by Jaan Vahtra, the brightest talent of Estonian modern art. Satirical collection Epigrams occupies a significant place in author's creation. In period 1927-1933 were published three books of epigrams in cooperation with loose literary group Aktsioon (Action) which author formed with like-minded intellectuals. In 1946 was published posthumous collection of epigrams written in 1934-1945. Epigrams II critics covers variety of themes - political, social, cultural, and expresses in sharp satirical experts about existing regime in the country, militarism, fascism, also were whipped artists, writers, actors, public figures. Some of well-known criticized persons: Mussolini, Konstantin Päts, Erni Hiir, Albert Kivikas, Henrik Visnapuu, Gustav Suits, Friedebert Tuglas, Ado Vabbe etc. Aleksander Antson (1899-1945) was an Estonian journalist and writer. Interested in political and social issues of the day, he was influenced by expressionism. In the 1920s gained recognition as a political writer. His plays describe the horrors of war and the revolutionary struggle, and were among the popular stage works of the time. In the 1930s he turned to lighter subjects and authored two novels, and penned numerous satirical epigrams and travel stories. During the first Soviet occupation of Estonia in 1940-41 he was employed by the communist party newspaper Rahva Hääl (The People's Voice) and expressed sympathy for Communism. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Little America

      RICHARD E. BYRD. Book signed: "R.E. Byrd" on limited edition page, 470p, 6½x10. His book, Little America, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1930. Author's Autograph Edition. Hardcover. Numbered "529" of 1,000. Features 74 illustrations and maps. Richard E. Byrd, who had made an historic flight over the North Pole on May 9, 1926, had established the "Little America" Antarctic base during his first Antarctic expedition in 1929. He and three others crossed the South Pole during a 1,600-mile airplane flight on November 28-29, 1929. Byrd detailed his adventures in this book and on the lecture circuit following his return to the U.S. Proceeds from the book and talks were used to finance additional expeditions, which continued through 1956. No dust jacket. "Halle/Jan. '36" written on first blank flyleaf and "G.P. Putnams Sons" written above signature (both in unknown hand). Signature page is lightly soiled. Other pages lightly soiled, some pages nicked at bottom edges. Covers and spine are lightly soiled, worn at upper edge. Overall, fine condition.

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        Beye, Bruno. - "Harz".

      - Aquarell, über Bleistift, auf Zeichenkarton, 1930-1935. Von Bruno Beye. 29,9 x 22,1 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Links unten in Bleistift signiert und bezeichnet: "Beye, Harz". - Sehr guter Zustand. Bruno Beye (1895 Magdeburg - 1976 Magdeburg). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1911-14 Studium an der Kunstgewerbeschule Magdeburg. 1914-18 als Soldat am Ersten Weltkrieg. 1919 Mitbegründung der Künstlergruppe "Die Kugel". 1921/22 am Kabarett "Schall und Rauch" in Berlin. 1922-25 im Rheinland und in Westfalen tätig, u.a. als Hilfsarbeiter. 1925-28 in Paris, Besuch der Académie Colarossi. 1929-33 in Magdeburg als Pressezeichner tätig. 1933-44 Europareise. 1945 Kriegsverlust des Werks in Magdeburg. Rückkehr nach Magdeburg. Gründungsmitglied des Kulturbundes zur demokratischen Erneuerung Deutschlands. Während dem Formalismusstreit 1950-53 in Berlin als Pressezeichner tätig. 1954 Rückkehr nach Magdeburg. 1963 Erich-Weinert-Kunstpreis der Stadt Magdeburg, 1975 Kunstpreis des Bezirks Magdeburg. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      New York: Rabinovitch, c. 1930. Limited Edition, #17/100. folio, 10 plates; VG; contains 10 plates, 9 of the original set plus one extra. All are signed in the lower right corner by Rabinovitch, with the title of the piece in pencil on the rear. Housed in original gray portfolio, with some repair, including brown spine. The inside of the front cover includes the original limitation sheet as well as the description of the portfolio, pasted down as issued. The pictures vary in size from 6 x 8 to 10 x 13 inches, all on 14 x 18 sheets. Nine of the original tissue-guards are present. Contains The Katharine Cornell, Marie Ouspenskaya, Carlotta Monterey, The Girl In Black, Mrs. G. E. Calthrop, Michio Ito, The Tartar Dance of the Chauve-Souris, Nude - Dance Figure (D.H.), and Nude - Cruciform Figure (P.G.). Lacking The Sad Clown of the Chauve-Souris. Originally sold separately, this portfolio also includes the Nude - Torso (P.G.). Rockville Non-Retail Listings.

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        My Early Life, a bibliographically unidentified binding variant

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1930. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is the first edition, first printing, of Churchill's extremely popular autobiography. This copy offers an additional enticement to collectors, being a variant binding not noted by bibliographers and among just a small handful of copies we have encountered bound thus. Various states of the first edition, first printing are known. First states were bound in both a coarse and a smooth plum colored cloth, have the title stamped on the front cover in either three or five lines, and contain a list of 11 Churchill titles in the boxed list of "Works by the same Author" on the half-title verso. Second state copies are distinguished by the addition of "THE WORLD CRISIS: 1911-1914" to the boxed list of works on the half-title verso, making 12 titles. It was presumed that all second state copies featured bindings with a five-line title on the front cover. In his excellent bibliography of Churchill's works, Ronald Cohen states: "... most, perhaps even all, copies of the second state will be found in binding cases in which the front cover is stamped in 5, rather than 3, lines..." This unrecorded variant is a first printing, second state copy in the coarse cloth binding with three lines on the front cover. Condition is very good overall. The binding remains tight with vividly bright boards, and little of the customary wear. The lower corners are bumped and the spine moderately sunned, but the spine nonetheless remains nicely rounded with decent color and bright gilt. The contents are respectably bright. Spotting is light for the edition, primarily confined to the prelims and page edges. We find no previous ownership marks. My Early Life covers the years from Churchill's birth in 1874 to his first few years in Parliament. One can hardly ask for more adventurous content. These were momentous and formative years for Churchill, including his time as a war correspondent and cavalry officer in theatres as varied as Cuba, northwest India, and sub-Saharan and southern Africa. This time contained a wide range of experiences in Churchill's life. Not only was he developing as an author, publishing his first books, and making his first lecture tour of North America, but this was also the time of his capture and daring escape during the Boer War, which made him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. Churchill would take his seat in Parliament only weeks after the end of Queen Victoria's reign. My Early Life remains one of the most popular and widely read of all Churchill's books. And for good reason, as the work certainly ranks among the most charming and accessible of his many books. An original 1930 review likened it to a "beaker of Champagne." That effervescent charm endures; a more recent writer called it "a racy, humorous, self-deprecating classic of autobiography." To be sure, Churchill takes some liberties with facts and perhaps unduly lightens or over-simplifies certain events, but this is eminently forgivable and in keeping with the wit, pace, and engaging style that characterizes the book. My Early Life sold very well at the time and has seen a great many editions since, many of them collectible in their own right, but of course a premium attaches to first editions. The challenge for collectors is that the plum colored binding of this edition proved especially susceptible to fading, soiling, and wear; nearly all copies are considerably spine faded. Moreover, the contents are susceptible to heavy spotting and the binding is often cocked. This helps explain why so many first editions of this book have been torn apart and rebound. This original binding is both an interesting variant and in condition superior to many copies we encounter. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A91.1.c* (Previously unidentified variant binding), Woods/ICS A37(ab.1), Langworth p.131

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        Lone Cowboy: My Life Story illustrated by the author.

      New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1930 - With an Exceptional Original Drawing by James JAMES, Will. Lone Cowboy: My Life Story. Illustrated by the Author. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. First edition. One of 250 copies with an original James drawing bound in on thicker stock. The drawing in this copy is of a cowboy riding a running horse. The drawing is nearly half the page and has exceptional detail. The drawing is signed and dated in the lower right corner. Octavo (8 3/16 x 5 3/4 inches; 208 x 145 mm). [i]-xii, 431, [5] pp. With photographic frontispiece portrait, two facsimile letters, thirty-five full page James illustrations (included in the pagination) and numerous small drawings. Original smooth and shiny green cloth with a brown cloth spine. Original brown morocco spine label, lettered in gilt. Fore-edge uncut. Front inner hinge just barely starting. In green cloth slipcase with brown paper spine label. Overall, an excellent, about fine copy with a wonderful drawing. "[Will James, a] western author and artist, was born Joseph Ernest Nephtali Dufault in St. Nazaire de Acton, Quebec, Canada, the son of Jean Dufault and Josephine (maiden name unknown). When the Dufault family moved to Montreal, he attended a Catholic school and his father ran a hotel, in which the boy heard stories of trappers that he later used to fabricate parts of his Lone Cowboy: My Life Story.Lone Cowboy, his partly faked autobiography, hoodwinked the vast American buying public, and even his wife, and was a 1930 selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club. (Its dishonesty was not exposed until 1967.) Although he wrote eighteen more books, James slowly lost his self-assurance, sense of well-being, and artistic inspiration. He constantly feared being found out as a prevaricating autobiographer." (American National Biography). Howes. Streeter. HBS 67870. $5,000 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        As I Lay Dying

      New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing, second issue with the "I" properly aligned on page 11. Very Good, with spine cloth a darkened, lightly creased. Light foxing to gutters. A lovely copy, lacking the dust jacket.

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        Poems (Two) 1925

      London : The Aquila Press, 1930 First Printing of the First Edition, Limited edition: 1 of 150 copies; publisher's copy; original orange and cream patterned boards, 4to, unpaginated, issued without dust jacket. Contains poems, "Simultaneous" and "In Provins." Crease to top, outer corner, slight tanning to spine, minimal wear, else book in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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      Great Britain: Golden Cockerel Press, 1930. First Edition. Octavo; VG; Cloth boards with skull and palm tree illustrations; Spine yellow cloth with gilt lettering; Binding and boards strong; Some edge wear and light bumping to the corners; Age toning to white areas of the boards; Pages clean with gilt on fore and top; Toning to front endpapers, as well as pages 6-7, probably from newsprint being inserted; All image are otherwise clear and crisp; Book is numbered 332 of a limited edition of 500; Book has also been INSCRIBED by Gibbings (dated 1931). Includes a postcard and a letter (on Golden Cockerel stationary) both signed (With the letter "R") by Gibbings as well. A lovely copy of the book with very scarce ephemera. Shelved case 2. Dupont.

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        L'Arte Decorativa Moderna.

      Torino, Unione Tipografica Editrice Torinese, 1930. In folio (cm. 38); copertina originale in cartone e tela illustrata; pp. (8), 168. Mobili di: Mallet Stevens, Gabriel Guevrekian, Andrè Lurvcat, Louis Sognot, Francois Jordain, E. Kohlmann, Renè Herbst, Joubert et Petit, Maurice Matet, Perriand, Robert Block, J.Ch. Moreaux, Michel Dufet... Lampadari di: Jean Perzel, Lacroix, Pierre Chereau... Porte e Cancelli di: L. Barillet, G. Poillerat, R. Subes.... Vasi di: Henry Simmen, Emile Lenoble, J. Le Coeur, Massoul, Jean Luce, Leon Zack, M.  Daurat... Legature di: Pierre Legrain, De Leotard, Rose Adler... Axs

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        The Crowborough Edition of the Works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1930 - First Edition. Twenty-four volumes; publisher's cloth and paper-covered boards with paper spine labels. One of 750 numbered copies, signed by Doyle. Very good copies; twenty-two of the volumes retain their dust jackets, which are quite worn and browned. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Die billige, gute Wohnung

      Reichsforschungs-Gesellschaft f. Wirtschaftlichkeit im Bau- und Wohnungswesen e.V. Grundrisse zum zusätzlichen Wohnungsbau-Programm des Reiches bestehend aus 2 Abschnitten. Forschungsaufgabe 1: Es sollte die Wohnform für die wirtschaftliche Kleinstwohnung a) im treppenlosen Hause b) im Flachbau bis zu 2 Vollgeschossen c) im Geschossbau bis zu 3 Wohngeschossen d) im Geschossbau bis zu 4 Wohngeschossen, gefunden werden unter Anlehnung an die Richtlinien des zusätzlichen Wohnungsbauprogramms des Reiches für das Jahr 1930 und unter Beachtung der heutigen Lebens- und Arbeitsbedigungen der werktätigen Bevölkerung und der Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten auf dem Gebiete der Geländeerschliessung und Grundrissgestaltung (mit 80 Zeichnungen im M. 1 : 100 Forschungsaufgabe 2: Es sollte die Wohnform für die wirtschaftliche Kleinstwohnung a) im treppenlosen Hause b) im Flachbau bis zu 2 Vollgeschossen c) im Geschossbau bis zu 3 Wohngeschossen d) im Geschossbau bis zu 4 Wohngeschossen, gefunden werden ohne Rücksicht auf die zur Zeit massgeblichen gesetzlichen oder sonstigen Bestimmungen und unter Beachtung der heutigen Lebens- und Arbeitsbedigungen der werktätigen Bevölkerung und der Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten auf dem Gebiete der Geländeerschliessung und Grundrissgestaltung (mit 39 Zeichnungen im M. 1 : 100) - insgesamt 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.

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        The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. The First and Fourth Renderings In English Verse By Edward Fitzgerald. With Illustrations by Willy Pogany.

      London: George Harrap and Co., 1930. LIMITED EDITION to 750 copies of which this is No.360, SIGNED in ink by Willy Pogany. Small Quarto (27 x 21cm), pp.175; [1], blank. With twelve mounted colour plates, additional vignette illustrations laid down. A superb edition printed on fine handmade paper. Contains an original etching signed in pencil by Pogany. Publisher's full blue-green morocco with elaborate gilt titles to spine and onlaid circular floral motif to upper; top edge gilt, others untrimmed; marbled endpapers. Internally clean, some toning to deckle edge, spine and extremities sunned; a very good copy.

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        Palestine: Report on Immigration, Land Settlement and Development. By Sir John Hope Simpson, C.I.E. 1930. Presented by the Secretary of State for the Colonies to Parliament by Command of His Majesty. October, 1930.

      Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, England 1930 - 245 x 155 mm. 185 pages plus a foldout graph attached to rear wrapper. Tear and chip to wrappers. The Report, known as the Hope Simpson Report, following the Hope Simpson Enquiry, was a product of the British commission that Simpson led. It was formed in August 1929, followed the 1929 rioting and pogroms by the Arabs and its conclusion was to be, and was, to limit Jewish Immigration, Land Settlement and Development issues in the British colony of Palestine, known as British Mandatory Palestine, as recommended by the Shaw Commission after the pogroms. The report, dated October 1, 1930, was published October 21, 1930 and it recommended limiting Jewish immigration based on Palestine's alleged economic absorptive capacity. The Passfield White Paper was also dated October 1, 1930, and recommended similar limiting of Jewish immigration. Then, as now, the Arabs were more numerous, had oil, and were not Jews. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Signed photograph portrait

      Fan Foto, 1930 Gelatin silver print. 8 x 10 in. Fine. Framed. This fabulous portrait of Fats Waller is finely inscribed with lines bringing to mind the patter heard in his shows and his rollicking recordings: "To Willie Woods Here tiz!!! That's what I'm talkin about / Keep your nose clean 'Fats' Waller." Jazz pianist and composer Fats Waller (1904-1943) was a giant of American jazz piano and popular music. His countless beloved compositions include "Ain't Misbehavin" and "Honeysuckle Rose.".

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        S/W Porträtfotografie im Original Silbergelatineabzug. [ca. 13 x 8 cm].

      Salzburg, Ellinger, o. J. [um 1930?]. Mit dem Prägestempel des Fotografen. - Zwei Ecken leicht geknickt, die Karte ist nicht gelaufen, leichte Gbrsp., Postkarte von Paap etw. fleckig, Programmzettel m. hds. Notizen. - Beiliegend Porträtfotografie des Verlages Herm. Leiser, Berlin \"Professor Max Reinhardt\" (Nr. 4516) sowie eine Ansichtskarte aus dem Garten von Schloß Leopoldskron des Fotografen O. Paap, Salzburg (Max Reinhardt auf einer Gartenbank sitzend mit einem Herrn daneben). Sowie ein Programmzettel des k.k. priv. Theater in der Josefstadt vom 31. Juli 1900: Ensemble-Gastspiel der Berliner Secessionsbühne - \"Brand\" Ein dramatisches Gedicht in 5 Aufzügen (9 Bildern) von Henrik Ibsen. (Der Probst - Max Reinhardt) und ein Programmzettel des k.k. priv. Theater in der Josefstadt vom 22. Juli 1900: Ensemble-Gastspiel der Berliner Secessionsbühne - \"Erste Liebe\" Versspiel in einem Akt von Leo Hirschfeld. \"Daheim (Interieur)\" von Maurice Maeterlinck. \"Der Kammersänger\" Drei Scenen von Frank Wedekind (Professor Dühring - Max Reinhardt). Versand D: 7,00 EUR Foto; Fotografie; Sbg. Festspiele

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