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        Der 42. Breitengrad

      John Dos Passos: Der 42. Breitengrad, Berlin: S. Fischer 1930, Originalleinen mit dem Originalschutzumschlag von Georg Salter in einer beinah perfekten Erhaltung. Buch und Umschlag sind frisch, ohne Lichtschäden, der Umschlag ist unrestauriert, die Läsuren sind minimale Einrisse, einer vorn einer hinten, fast unsichtbar. In der Erhaltung habe ich das Buch noch nicht gesehen.

      [Bookseller: Banuss]
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        The Little Engine That Could

      New York: The Platt & Munk Co, 1930. Hardcover. Very Good. Lois L. Lenski. A solid copy of the 1930 true 1st edition, 1st issue. Illustrated by the great Lois Lenski. Solid and VG in its red cloth, with pictorial paste-on at the front cover. Light wear and abrading along the rear panel, light soiling to the front panel. Still though, presentable and attractive and, internally, very clean, with no writing or markings of any kind. Octavo, the Lenski illustrations (in rich color) complementing Watty Piper's text. Lacking the dustjacket.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        [SOVIET LEISURE TIME] Deshovoye dachnoye stroitel'stvo: S fotografiiami, risunkami i chertezhami [i.e. A Cheap Construction of Country Houses: With Photos, Drawings and Plans]

      Moscow: Tsentrozhilsoiuz, 1930. 96 pp. 25,5x17,5 cm. Original illustrated wrappers. Tears of the spine, rubbed, owner's signature on the title page. Otherwise good. Very rare. One of 4000 copies. A great evidence of an important Soviet (and Russian) phenomenon - dacha (i.e. country house). This is the first Soviet work on the construction of country houses and organization of garden cooperatives. This was a reaction to a series of government regulations and documents on development of countryside gardens around cities of the late 1920s. The book describes the foreign experience in the construction of country houses and explains the importance of garden cooperatives for Soviet people. The edition illustrated with photographs of houses and garden furniture (even a photograph of a German 'family traveling by automobile with a tent, sleeping bags, folding table and stools, and a folding boat'), large number of plans. This edition was supposed to be used to build housed as it has detailed instructions. Private dacha in the USSR was not only a place of rest and an opportunity to provide itself with fruit vegetables for a whole year. It was considered a sign of prosperity in the Soviet Union. They appeared in the early 1930s and were small boardwalk or plywood country houses designed for summer living. In the USSR, as in pre-revolutionary Russia, country houses were often erected in one season, although their architecture has changed significantly. Cottages of the Soviet era more like a comfortable one-story huts (sometimes made of bricks) with a small (closed or open) veranda, fruit trees and beds. But in the Soviet Union there was also a «dacha aristocracy». So, already in the 1930s, there were dacha-building cooperatives, that is, departmental settlements for scientists, doctors, writers, employees of various state institutions. Dacha construction was at first, as a rule, restrictive: land plots of no more than 8 acres allocated in the suburban zone, were intended only for vegetable gardens. Then on sites it was allowed to build sheds for tools, and later - small unheated houses: first with an area of 16 square meters, and then up to 25 square meters. The second floors were forbidden. There was no electricity, no running water. The dachas were lit with kerosene lamps, food was cooked on a kerosene, and water was extracted in the nearest pond. But it is nevertheless interesting how the Soviet state tried to provide the builders of communism with summer and weekend rest. No copies found at Worldcat.

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        URSS en Construction, The Capital of the Soviet Textile Industry

      , 1930. 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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        Roads and Vagabonds

      [Eyre and Spotiswoode], [New York 1930 - Aldin, Cecil. First edition, no. 23 of 50 copies, signed by the author and the artist and printed on special mould made paper. Illustrated title page, color frontispiece and plate, and numerous illustrations throughout the text by Cecil Aldin. 189 pp. 1 vols. Lare 8vo. ONE OF 50. Tales stemming from the author's fascination with coaching prints. Not in Rittenhouse Vellum spine and red cloth over beveled boards. Fine Illustrated title page, color frontispiece and plate, and numerous illustrations throughout the text by Cecil Aldin. 189 pp. 1 vols. Lare 8vo First edition, no. 23 of 50 copies, signed by the author and the artist and printed on special mould made paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        WHILE THE PATIENT SLEPT

      CRIME CLUB/ DOUBLEDAY, New York 1930 - First edition ( so stated) of the author's surprisingly SCARCE second book; more so in jacket! A VERY GOOD + book ( some minor foxing to page edges and faint fade to spine) with tight hinges; no writing; no tears; no damp in VERY GOOD- jacket with large chips to spine ends and fade to same ( see photo). That being said, the extremely rare jacket has few other faults. " Price , net, $2.00" still present at the top of front flap.Prolific and popular author ! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LITTLE BLACK SAMBO STORY BOOK

      1930. VER BECK, FRANK. [BANNERMAN,HELEN]. THE LITTLE BLACK SAMBO STORY BOOK by HELEN BANNERMAN & FRANK VER BECK. NY:Platt & Munk (1930,1935) 4to, blue pictorial cloth, Fine IN DUSTWRAPPER (dw sl. worn). This is a fabulous anthology of Sambo tales. The first is written and illustrated by Bannerman, the creator of Sambo. The other 5 stories are written and illustrated by FRANK VER BECK and include: Sambo & the Elephant; Sambo & the monkey people; Sambo & the tiger kitten; Sambo in the bear's den and Sambo & the crocodiles. All illus. in color. Rare in the wonderfully colorful dw.

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        The Excursion to Tilsit

      Horace Liveright New York 1930 - First American Edition. Sugar dustjacket art. Collection of four stories dealing with Lithuanian peasant life, superstitions, incantations, and even murder. The title story served as the basis for perhaps the most important production of Hollywood's silent era of cinema, Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, starring Janet Gaynor and George O'Brien and directed by German expressionist, F. W. Murnau. Long considered the greatest production of the silent movie era, it was the only film to win the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science's Best Picture award in the category of "Artistic Quality of Production". In 2007, the American Film Institute ranked this as the #82 Greatest Movie of All Time. The film was remade with less lyrical and more realistic tones, under the auspices of Nazi Germany, by Veit Harlan, in 1939. Ownership signature of Communist author, Conrad Komorowski. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, shallow chipping along top edge of jacket, centimeter sized chip at lower front panel, inch closed tear at top front panel. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A History of the First Bulgarian Empire.

      London: G. Bell & Sons Ltd,, 1930. Octavo. Original maroon cloth, titles gilt to spine. Folding map at the rear. Nicks to tips only, an excellent copy. First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author on the half-title, "For Anthony Hobson - Steven Runciman." Anthony Hobson (1921-2014) was the director of Sotheby's and noted bibliophile. Runciman's second work, this Bulgarian History, is dedicated "by gracious permission" to Boris III, Tsar of the Bulgarians, whom he knew.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS

      Limited Editions Club, Paris 1930 - Two quarto volumes (7-3/4" x 10-1/8") bound in pink Ingres paper wrappers. Introduction by Andrew Lang and illustrated with woodcuts by Frans Masereel. George Macy noted that upon reception of their copies, many members felt "cheated because the two volumes were paperbound. We had to bind in hard cases, American fashion, most of the copies." That said, of the approximately two dozen copies we have handled over the years, all but two were in their original paper wrappers, as is this copy. Of a total edition of 1500 copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page, this is one of only 15 Presentation Copies with the publisher's blindstamp attesting to such on the colophon page where the printed number "444" is struck through and "Office Copy" is handwritten. Acquired directly from the publisher's family. Mostly unopened. Some chipping and cracking to the paper spines, resulting in a bit of looseness to some signatures. Still Very Good in glassines with tears and a Near Fine later chemise and Very Good slipcase with a split, made for the publisher [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Moon of Skulls in Weird Tales June and July 1930

      Indianapolis: Popular Fiction Publishing Company, 1930. First Edition. Pictorial wrappers. The complete first appearance of The Moon of Skulls by Robert E. Howard serialized in two issues and featuring Solomon Kane. 1) June 1930; pages are toned, tiny tears to the lower edge of five leaves, closed tear to one of the leaves; a bright, very good+ copy; contributions by Donald Wandrei, Wallace West, Clark Ashton Smith, H. P. Lovecraft, August Derleth, and others; cover art by Hugh Rankin. 2) July 1930; pages are toned, a couple of small wormholes to fore edge (not affecting text), front cover partially split at spine; a very good+ copy; contributions by Seabury Quinn, Frank Belknap Long, Clark Ashton Smith, Edmond Hamilton, Donald Wandrei, and others; cover art by C. C. Senf. ; Quarto.

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        On the Theory of Brownian Motion.

      Lancaster: American Physical Society, 1930. First edition, offprint issue, of this important paper which introduced the 'Ornstein-Uhlenbeck process.' Although its origins lay in statistical mechanics, this process has found a wide variety of applications, notably in mathematical finance. The Ornstein-Uhlenbeck process, also known as the 'Langevin equation' in the physics literature, was originally used to describe Brownian motion, the random motion of a small particle suspended in a fluid due to the collisions of the fluid molecules with the particle. Brownian motion is most simply modelled by the 'Wiener process', but this is unrealistic because it fails to take into account the viscosity of the fluid. The Ornstein-Uhlenbeck process is a modification of the Wiener process, but allowing for a frictional drag on the particle proportional to its velocity, in accordance with Stokes's law. Over time, the Ornstein-Uhlenbeck process tends to drift towards its long-term average. Such 'mean-reverting' processes are naturally suited to modelling several situations in finance. For example, the Ornstein-Uhlenbeck process is used in the 'Vasicek model,' a mathematical model describing the evolution of interest rates. As opposed to stock prices, for example, interest rates cannot rise indefinitely: at very high levels they would hamper economic activity, prompting a decrease in interest rates. Similarly, interest rates cannot decrease below zero. As a result, interest rates tend to move in a limited range, showing a tendency to revert to a long term average value. Similarly, the Ornstein-Uhlenbeck process can be used to model the behaviour of commodity prices, since it embodies the economic argument that when prices are 'too high' demand will reduce and supply will increase, producing a counter-balancing effect. When prices are 'too low' the opposite will occur, again pushing prices back towards some kind of long term average. Leonard Ornstein (1880-1941) was a Dutch physicist who studied under Hendrik Antoon Lorenz at the University of Leiden, receiving a PhD on a problem in statistical mechanics. In 1914 Ornstein succeeded Peter Debye in the chair of theoretical physics at the University of Utrecht, and over the next three decades carried out important work in experimental atomic physics. The Dutch-American physicist George Uhlenbeck (1900-1988) studied under Paul Ehrenfest, receiving his PhD in 1927 for work on statistical methods in quantum theory. After spending eight years at the University of Michigan, in 1935 he moved to Utrecht to take up the chair vacated by Hendrik Kramers. Although most of his work was in statistical mechanics, he is perhaps best known today for his discovery in 1925 of electron spin, in collaboration with Samuel Goudsmit, another of Ehrenfest's students. Not in OCLC. Offprint from: Physical Review, vol. 36 (1930), pp. 823-841. Original printed self-wrappers, pp. 823-841 [1:blank], very fine.

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        Tonio Kroger

      S. Fischer, Berlin 1930 - Hardcover reprint. Signed by Thomas Mann to the ffep. Ex-library with the pocket, etc. German language. Spine panel is beginning to detach, corners/edges rubbed, boards mildly toned. Binding sound. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Signed by Author [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE BLUE DOOR. MURDER - MYSTERY - DETECTION IN TEN THRILL-PACKED NOVELETTES.

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930., 1930. First edition. First edition. 8vo. Fine in a fine, bright dust jacket. Of the ten novelettes, two are Jimmie Lavender stories; two are bibliomysteries, one about a missing volume of Edgar Allen Poe's poems, and the other deals with an antiquarian book-dealer as an amateur detective; and the remaining six stories cover a broad range of mystery plots. A beautiful copy. Crime Club mystery.

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        Lucy Church Amiably

      Paris: Imprimerie Union. 1930. First. First edition. Printed blue papercovered boards. Rubbing and light wear, particularly at the crown, but a nice, very good or better copy, issued without dustwrapper. One of 1000 copies. A nice example. .

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        Manosque-des-plateaux

      First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on Holland paper, head drawing after 50 Japan.autograph dedication of the author autograph signed by Jean Giono Christian MichelIllustrated frontispiece of a book of Lucien Jacques.Glued a small tear in foot of the back, first guard lightly shaded. Emile-Paul frères Paris 1930 15,5x20cm broché

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        ASH WEDNESDAY

      New York | London: Printed at the Curwen Press for The Fountain Press | Faber & Faber, 1930. First Edition, Signed and Limited; number 182 of 600 copies. Hard Cover. Octavo. 28 pp. As issued in blue cloth with title in gold on the upper cover and spine; a bright, fresh copy; light offsetting to the endpapers else clean; publisher's slipcase is present but worn at the joints; top rail is tentatively holding. A nice copy of the signed, first edition of a major poem by one of the most important poets of the first half of the 20th century. Signed by Eliot on the limitation page.

      [Bookseller: Michael Pyron, Bookseller]
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        The Maltese Falcon

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1930 First edition, first printing.Octavo. Original grey cloth, decoration to upper board and titles to spine in blue and black, blue topstain.Spine just a touch rolled, spine very slightly faded but an exceptional copy of one of the literary masterpieces of the twentieth century.[132]

      [Bookseller: Blakeney Griffin Booksellers Ltd]
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        Moby Dick of the Whale

      New York: Random House, 1930. 1st. Original cloth. First Trade Edition. 12 mo. 823 pp. Pen, brush and ink drawings by Rockwell Kent. Black cloth with silver lettering and decoration in publishers illustrated dustjacket. Book is near fine (minor wear to extremities; slight rubbing to spine; small news clipping tipped in at rear) in good dustjacket (chips to spine ends and corners; front flap partially separated; scraping and small tear to spine; waterstain to lower spine). Rockwell Kent's drawings for Moby Dick, or The Whale, completed for the 1930 edition of Herman Melville's famous novel, are considered to be among his greatest artistic achievements. His drawings first appeared in the 3 volume limited edition published by The Lakeside Press in 1930. This trade edition presents 8 fewer drawings than published in the Lakeside Press edition.

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        Náraz: tvrtletník akademického spolku ve Vídni [NARAZ: a quarterly journal of the student community in Vienna]. Vol. II, nos. 1, 2, 3/4; vol. III, nos. 1, 2, 3/4, vol. IV, nos. 1/2, 3, 4 and special issue; vol. V, nos. 1/2, 3, 4

      Lidová knihtiskárna Ant. Machát a spol, Vienna 1930 - Small quartos (ca. 25 × 19.5 cm each, last four issues 24 × 16 cm). Original decorative wrappers with an attractive understated typographic design that varies slightly through the years; ca. 24 pp. each. Advertisements. Very good condition throughout; occasional light wear to overlapping wrapper edges. Set of four complete yearly runs, as well as one special jubilee issue, of this undocumented Czech-language journal of the interwar Czech student community in Vienna, billed as the only independent Czech journal in Vienna. "Náraz" contains articles on the cultural and political interests of the Czech minority in Austria, reflections on student life and the life of the young generation in Vienna, as well as overviews of Czech modernist art and literature, and even occasional original poetry and prose. Some of the contributions also concern contemporary philosophy, such as the conflict between pragmatism and idealism. Of particular interest are the literary articles by Alexandr Hlin ný on Vitezslav Nezval's prose and on modernist Czech poetry. The authors of original poetry included in "Naraz" are Ji í Janou?ek, Václav Hrubý, K. J. Kraus, Alois Hoffmann, Jan Ho ký, Pavel Stránský, Miroslav Bidlas, and Maria Franzlová. The wrappers are illustrated with an appealing typographic design (unattributed) and each issue contains numerous advertisements of Czech businesses in Vienna, often set in appealing typography. Genuinely rare; not even held at the Czech National Library, KVK, OCLC only shows a single issue at Universitätsbibliothek Wien. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Photograph signed by William Somerset Maugham and a short letter handwritten and signed by William Somerset Maugham.

      No publisher, London 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. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Twenty Poems Less.; Covers by Len Lye

      Paris: Hours Press, 1930. First edition. Lye, Len. Original boards, illustrated with a surrealist collage by Len Lye, leather spine. Copy 1 of 200 numbered and signed copies, light foxing, but a very nice copy. Sir Robert Abdy's copy, with his tiny bookplate.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        Bretagne - Au bout du monde - Types et Coutumes

      1930 - Paris, Editions des horizons de France, 1930. Broché, 230 x 288 mm, 137 pp. EDITION ORIGINALE, tirage courant après 100 ex. sur rives. La page de garde comporte un GRAND DESSIN ORIGINAL signé de Mathurin Meheut, lavis à l'encre noir, représentant une bretonne portant une coiffe traditionnelle et filant une bobine. ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE signé : " à Monsieur Maurice Tournayre bien cordialement M. Meheut". Maurice tournayre, artiste à la production plutôt confidentielle, fut médaille au concourt organisé par la société des Artistes Français et illustra Fantaisie nudiste de Bob Harvest en 1957. PEU COURANT AVEC UN TEL DESSIN ORIGINAL.

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        New York

      Henry Holt and Co. New York (1930) - First Edition stated. Joaquin Vaquero dustjacket art and illustrations. Morand's impressions of New York are both positive and negative. He disapproves of the upper class, the fashion, speakeasies and the area around Times Square. He is impressed by the City Hall and the buildings around Washington Square, which he regards as genuinely American and not false imitations of historical styles. He makes recurring references to the contemporary saying that "the Jews own New York, the Irish run it, and the Negroes enjoy it". In his conclusion, he writes: "I love New York because it is the greatest city of the universe and because its people are the toughest, the only people who, after the war, went on building, and who do not merely live on the capital of the past, the only ones, besides Italy, who do not demolish but construct." Near Fine, contemporary signature at front pastedown, tiny stains at inner front hinge, in Very Good dustjacket, shallow loss at top spine end and top flap corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Serenade. Gedichten.

      - Maastricht/ Brussel, The Halcyon Press, 1930. Original wrappers. In a gilt cloth clamshell box (with a vignette by John Buckland Wright, title on spine). (4), 40 p. Set from J. van Krimpen's Romanée and printed in 310 numbered copies. 1st edition. Top of cover a bit discolored. Fine, intact copy.* One of only 10 Roman numbered deluxe copies, printed on Japanese paper - and this is one of the major books of poems of the Dutch literature. De Halcyon Pers 3. Van Dijk 230. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Pictorial Story of Transportation in the Southwest (SIGNED by Maynard Dixon)

      Touring Topics, Automobile Club of Southern California, N.p. 1930 - First Edition, Limited #13 of 20 portfolios. 12 color plates of reproductions of paintings depicting the Story of Transportation in the Southwest; one plate titled "Indian Burden-Bearers" SIGNED by Maynard Dixon. Includes a 12 pp staplebound descriptive leaflet by John S. Gorby and a small sheet with limitation statement (nibbled around the edges). Also included is the January 1930 edition of the Touring Topics magazine with the image of "Indian Burden-Bearers" on front cover. Housed in publisher's folding green portfolio with paper title label affixed to front board. color plates are clean & bright (borders of one plate show light foxing); light, general wear to portfolio; lacking black ribbon ties; a very good copy of an uncommon title, made more unique with Maynard Dixon's signature. Twelve episodes in the development of transportation on the Pacific Slope, from paintings made by Maynard Dixon expressly for the covers of Touring Topics. Titled images include Indian Burden-bearers, Spanish Galleon, Carretas and Pack-trains, Prairie Schooner, Clipper Ship, Overland Stage, Pony Express, Early Pacific Steamship, Freighting Wagons, First Pacific Railroad, The Automobile, and The Airplane. Published especially for the Officers and Directors of the Automobile Club of Southern California. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Murder Yet To Come.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1930 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the slightly foxed jacket with sunned spine, and short closed tear to foot of spine. Frontispiece. First UK edition, first impression. First published in the US the preceding year, winning the Stokes-McClure Detective Story Competition (1929). Briggs Myers wrote only two detective stories, of which this is the first. She is best known today as the co-creator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator model, based on Carl Jung's theory of personality types, and now one the most widely used personality tests in the world. From the publisher's archive. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        McClellan, Mynderse and Allied Families: Genealogical and Biographical

      New York: The American Historical Society, Inc, 1930. Full leather. Very Good +. Lavishly-bound and printed 1930 genealogy of the McClellan, Mynderse and Allied Families. Sumptuous full-leather, a navy-blue morocco, with brilliant gilt-decorated family crests and finely-tooled bordering at the panels. 5 raised bands, lovely gilt-tooling and lettering to the spine. Beautiful offsetting dark-red and navy-blue leather pastedowns, with detailed flower (rose) inlays. Light wear to the outer hinges (which are still very strong), otherwise clean as could be. Tall quarto, all edges gilt. Among other achievements, the McClellan family financed the 1925 construction of McClellan Hall at Yale, after whom the dorm was named. More than anything though, this genealogy is essentially a hunting log, devoting the final chapter (which represents 80% of the book) to recounting an exotic, 2 month hunting trip by Edwin McClellan in 1923 in Western Canada. (The narrative of the expedition is supplemented with dozens of crisp black-and-white photos {all with their original tissue-gurads}).

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        La peinture au défi. Collages de Arp, Braque, Dali, Duchamp, Ernst, Gris, Miro, Magritte, Man Ray, Picabia, Picasso, Tanguy.- Exposition à Paris, [Galerie Goemans], mars 1930.

      Paris, [Galerie Goemans], étiquette de relais de la librairie José Corti, mars 1930. - 14,5 x 19,5 cm, 32 p. + 23 p. de reproductions n&b de papiers collés et collages. Broché, plat lég. insolé, excellent état intérieur. Edition originale, tirage à 1020 ex., ex. sur vélin.- La Peinture au défi est un essai qui sert de préface au catalogue de l'exposition de collages organisée en mars 1930 à la galerie Goemans. Aragon distingue quatre formes principales du collage : le cubiste (Georges Braque, Pablo Picasso), le dadaïste (Marcel Duchamp, Francis Picabia), le surréaliste ou poétique (Max Ernst), le collage au service de la propagande. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Twelve Against the Gods: The story of Adventure

      William Heinemann, 1930. First printing hardcover is near very good with shelfwear, bumped corners, foxing (spotting) to the outher page edges, and the owner's name marked out on the first blank page. The mylar protected dust jacket is good with rubbing, edgewear (including a number of small tears and a few small pieces missing) and some fading and scuffing to the spine. A nice example of a very scarce book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good.

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        [Original Photograph Album of Children with Polio]

      Chicago: np, [ca. 1930-1959]. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Oblong 8vo. Commercial strong-bound album. Vinyl covered boards. 145 black and white; 4 color photographs verso and recto mounted to 23 black paper leaves, one or two elements loosely laid in. Front cover detached, but archivally mended. Edgewear to pages. Images generally clean, well preserved. A few prints perished. Overall very good. Original photograph album of the Zagar family of Chicago, focusing primarily on their daughter, Margaret Ann (b. 1936), and covering primarily the 1940's. Most prints snapshot in size, though notably several enlargements appear as well, including 4 class photographs between 1942-1950 from the Gompers School for the Handicapped on the city's South side at 123rd. and State St. Margaret Ann was apparently stricken with Polio at an early age, as early as 2 years old according to photograph dates, and her development is chronicled in detail, into young adulthood, closing with images of her in a wheelchair in December 1954. The images between present a rich visual archive of growing up with the disease.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        [PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM DEPICTING NATIVE AND AMERICAN MILITARY LIFE IN THE PHILIPPINES DURING THE 1920s AND 1930s]

      Philippines, 1930. Eighty-eight photographs of varying sizes, most approximately 3 x 5 inches. Black faux leather album, tied with cord. Photos in white corner mounts on black construction paper. With original tissue guards, of which the first three are detached and chipped. A few images slightly faded or with light soiling, but mostly clear and well developed. Very good. An outstanding album of eighty-eight photographs portraying native country life and showing scenes from the U.S. Army's Nichols Field outside of Manila during the 1920s and 1930s. The images of native Filipinos consist principally of individual and group portraits of men and women in traditional dress. There are a number of additional images showing agricultural activity, rural farm land, and animals. The second significant portion of the album contains images of Nichols Field, the American military base built near Manila in 1919. These photos depict indigenous people and American personnel in and around the airfield, along with several representations of military buildings, living quarters, army activity, airplanes, and other army matériel. A few other images of port activity and a photograph that captures an eruption of the Mayon volcano are also included. Well shot and well developed, the photographs in this album create a striking portrait of two vastly different modes of living during this period in Philippine history.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Pay a Visit To Denmark. The Old Castle Kronborg by Elsinore.

      Danish State Railways. No date. Ca. 1930s. Color lithograph poster, sheet 39 x 24 1/4 inches. 1 inch linen band applied along all edges of verso, 5 - 6 inch vertical tear at lower left and at upper right inside the image area with vintage tape repairs (upper tear repaired on verso; lower tear repaired with thin tape on recto), 2 inch tear at lower right with vintage tape repair on verso, edge tears at lower left and right edges, overall light creasing from rolling. Two Danish State Railways stamps at lower right of image, plus small Printed in Denmark stamp. A striking image of the castle made famous in William Shakespeare's play "Hamlet."

      [Bookseller: oldimprints.com]
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        Vorstadtstraße in Gostritz.

      - Kaltnadel in Schwarzbraun, 1930, numeriert und signiert. 23,7:30,9 cm. Schmidt R 183, b. – Nr. 94 von 110 Exx. – Vollrandiger Druck mit dem Trockenstempel des Sächsischen Kunstvereins auf Kupferdruckpapier. In den breiten Rändern mit vereinzelten Stockflecken, sonst tadellos. Kretzschmar studierte in Dresden an der Kunstgewerbeschule und an der Kunstakademie als Meisterschüler C. Bantzers (1857-1941), nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg bei O. Zwintscher (1870-1916). Ab 1927 war er Mitglied der „Dresdner Sezession". 1937 wurden Kretschmars Werke von den Nationalsozialisten als „entartet" eingestuft und aus den Museen entfernt. 1946 wurde er Professor an der Dresdener Kunstschule.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Lettres françaises

      Nrf 1930 - - Nrf, Paris 1930, 16,5x21,5cm, broché. - Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 110 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé pur fil Lafuma-Navarre et réimposés dans le format in-quarto tellière, tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition of the French translation, one of 110 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper Lafuma laid Navarre and reimposed in quarto foolscap, deluxe edition. Small bites on the first board. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        SONG OF AUTUMN [CHANT D'AUTOMNE]

      Auburn, CA [about 1930] - Original final draft two page typed manuscript of Smith's translation of Baudelair's poem, Chant d'automne. Smith's signature in full under last line of verse. Referenced in Donald Sidney-Fryer's, Emperor of Dreams; A Clark Ashton Smith Bibliography, page 118. First published in the October 1935 issue of Weird Tales. Published again in Spells and Philtres, Arkham House, 1958 and in Selected Poems, Arkham House, 1971. From the collection and estate of Raymond L.F. Johnson. Mild toning and very light folding creases in thirds to the pages [for mailing], else fine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Christmas Journey.

      MAYS, Douglas Lionel. Christmas Journey. Original pencil, gouache and watercolour illustration, signed 'Mays' within the image, c.1930. 360 x 210 mm. £495

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        La Décoration Moderne à la Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres

      Paris: Ch. Massin & Cie, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. g. Folio. [12]pp (Text), 24 loose plates, as issued. Original half cloth over decorative paper covered boards, with silver lettering on front cover. String ties. Remarkable work displaying a large variety of modern porcelain from France's prestigious Sèvres manufactory. It is magnificently illustrated with 24 heliogravure plates, including 12 with pochoir enhancements. Some rubbing and age-toning along edges of portfolio. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Text in French. Portfolio in overall good, interior in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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        THE PROTESTANT ETHIC AND THE SPIRIT OF CAPITALISM

      George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., London 1930 - xii, (4), 292 pages; Clean and tight in original black cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine; a couple tiny spots of fading at spine. A very nice example of the very scarce first edition in English of this major landmark in the history of economic thought. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquarian Bookshop]
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        An Artist's Models.

      London Witherby C 1930 - Limited edition, number 44 of 310 signed copies, 4to., twenty colour plates by Aldin, captioned tissue-guards, publisher's full vellum gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, a couple of faint spots to vellum, otherwise an unsually fine copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        ROUND THE WORLD WE SAIL

      - SCOTT,JANET LAURA. ROUND THE WORLD WE SAIL. Minneapolis: Gordon VOLLAND / BUZZA no date, circa 1930. Oblong. 4to, cloth backed thick boards, AS NEW IN ORIGINAL BOX (box flaps neatly repaired). Each page is mounted on thick boards and features stunning, full color illustrations in Scott's bold Art Deco. Rare in the box. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Excellent photograph signed, inscribed in Italian "To Lord Brentford", (Benito, 1883-1945, 'Il Duce', Italian Dictator & Prime Minister, Founder of the Fascist Party)

      1930 - (William Joynson-Hicks, 1865-1932, the ultra-Conservative politician, Home Secretary, 1924-1929, from 1929 1 st Viscount), "with cordial regards" and dated, showing him head and shoulders looking down, wearing a wing collar and a jacket, 8" x 7", in mount 13" x 8", Rome, 11th July [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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