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        My Early Life. A Roving Commission.

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1930 - Octavo. Original dark pink cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, publisher's device and broad single rules to covers in blind, bottom edge untrimmed. Contemporary bookseller's ticket of Jackson, Wylie, & Co., Glasgow, to the front pastedown. Ownership inscription of David Fyfe Anderson, dated 16th March 1953, to the initial blank, probably the Glasgow University obstetrician (1904-1988). Spine sunned, headcaps and tips lightly bumped, mild fading and soiling towards top edges of covers, a few spots to fore edge, upper outer corner of front free endpaper and initial blank creased, contents clean. A very good copy. Photographic frontispiece and 15 plates of which 12 from photographs, folding map, 8 maps and 2 plans to the text. First edition, first impression, second state, with volume one of The World Crisis present on the list of Churchill's works on the half-title verso. Churchill's first volume of sustained biography is a highly entertaining account of his childhood, schooldays at Harrow, military training at Sandhurst, experiences as a war correspondent in Cuba, and service attached to the Malakand field force on the northwest frontier of India, charging with the 21st lancers at Omdurman, and as a POW in South Africa during the Boer War. Cohen A91.1.c; Woods A37(a). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Fotografie von Clotilde Sacharoff. Von ihr eigenhändig gewidmet "À Saul Sempol avec mon plus amical souvenir Clotilde Sakharoff". Fotografie aufgenommen im Studio Harcourt, Paris;

      [ca. er Jahre] 1930 - Ca. 24,5 x 18,2 cm. Schönes Porträt. Provenienz: Privatbesitz Uruguay bzw. Argentinien.

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        WILLIAM E WIENER The Paris Model fall 1930. In-4° cart., 20 pages de mode

      - WILLIAM E WIENER The Paris Model fall 1930. In-4° cart., 20 pages de mode [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: GEOFFRIAULT]
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        Photograph Album of Travels to Algeria and Tunisia, Through Desert Regions and Remote Villages in the Kabylia Region, with Views of Ancient Sites.

      Algeria, Tunisia, 1930s., 1930. Pre-independence photograph album containing stellar scenes captured by an evidently affluent British couple, Mr. and Mrs. Fry, whose extensive travels saw them to principal cities and ancient sites, through desert regions and remote villages in the Kabylia region. 185 gelatin silver print photographs (130 from Algeria, 55 from Tunisia), most captioned in manuscript, and one colour printed drawing, mounted onto cardstock leaves. Photographs vary slightly in size, the largest measuring approximately 13 x 11 cm and the smallest 8,5 x 7,5 cm. Oblong 8vo. album measuring approximately 31 x 26 x 3 cm, green cloth boards. Wear to cloth boards mainly at extremities, otherwise in Very Good Condition, with crisp and captivating images. Further research is warranted to identify the Fry couple. They may be relations of English architect Edwin Maxwell Fry (1899-1987), who along with his wife and architect Jane Drew, established a firm and developed buildings for the British government in its West African colonies. Centering primarily in French Algeria, and continuing to the French Protectorate of Tunisia, the couple's tour is indeed noteworthy, the scenes captured in photographs most pleasing. Nomadic Bedouins, Arab towns, a camel market, views of the Ottoman built Kasbah, seldom photographed remote settlements and their inhabitants, these are but some of the striking snapshot views. Landing on the north coast of Africa at the port of Algiers and touring the city, nicknamed Alger la Blanche, several views are taken whilst walking through the Kasbah, commonly known then as the Arab quarter and built between the 16th and 18th centuries under the rule of an Ottoman sultan. From Algiers the foreigners traversed the country in a convertible motorcar which seems to be a 1920s Packard touring car, complete with chauffeur. Views begin with Tizi Ouzou city, the Oued Aissi river running through the Wadi Sebaou valley, the town of Azazga, and. Also in the Tizi Ouzou province, spectacular mountain and valley landscapes are seen from the remote village of Michelet [Ain El Hammam] in the Kabylie mountain range. Several photographs show the mountainous Kabylie region, also spelled Kabylia, including indigenous Kabyle families, and two Kabyle women carrying enormous bundles of twigs on the backs. The journey continues east to Bougie [Béjaïa], another important Mediterranean port city of Kabylia. Twelve photographs illustrate life in Constantine - the capital of Constantine Province in north-eastern Algeria, beginning with views of Old Town and the iconic bridge of Sidi Rashed, which had been completed not long before in 1912 and was then one of the highest and largest concrete arch bridges in the world. The bridge spans the mouth of the deep Rhumel River gorge, which has its own remarkable natural archway bridge not far from the city. It was a special day of festivities in Constantine when the Fry couple arrived, four images showing a very busy market place on that particular occasion. We also find one photograph of the Bey's palace and one of the "Arab quarter" Following Constantine are three street scenes in the city of Batna, a large bus and some faint store signs revealing French influence. Also in Batna province, twelve photographs show Timgad, founded by the Roman Emperor Trajan around AD 100, with the Arch of Trajan, half walls, the theatre, stone streets, and partial pillars piercing the isolation. In the town and commune of El Kantara, in Biskra Province, the travellers meet nomadic Bedouins travelling with a camel caravan, and more permanent settlements with dwelling made of stones and mud. In the town of Biskra, the couple experiences a camel tour. The city of Touggourt was evidently of special interest, with thirty-two photographs to illustrate and remember it by. The former sultanate and capital of Touggourt District, in Ouargla Province, images show a lively market square, where camels were sold - one of which had an amputated front leg. Innumerable men are seen at the market, while only one photograph shows two dancing girls. Other views include the French military headquarters, mosques and minarets, and the tombs of the Ben Djellab dynasty kings of Touggourt who reigned from the XVth to the XVIth centuries. An adventure crossing the dunes and tenting in the desert unfolds, bringing the coupe to El Oued, the "City of a Thousand Domes." Here, images show children at school, men construction a multi-windowed building, the famous domed rooftops, the principle mosque, and oases in the surrounding desert. Views of Tunisia begin at Tozeur, the photographer noting the clever and stylish architectural use of stone, the narrow tunnel-like streets, and inhabitants, both Arab and Jewish, going about their daily routine. Water carriers, musicians, an agriculturalist, vendors in triangular stick shelters, and the like, provide a most interesting window into traditional life. Thirty photographs are from Tozeur. Passing through Kebili, the hot springs at El Hamma, and a desolate region temporarily inhabited by a nomadic family in a simple tent protected by bushels of grass, creates lasting imagery of nomadic hardships. Then the city of Sfax emerges, this place being founded in AD 849 on the ruins of Taparura and Thaenae. An olive grove was visited here, where camels were employed at ploughing the fields and carrying out tree prunings. British destroyers HMS Winchelsea (D46) which operated from 1917-1945, and HMS Venesta are seen moored at Sfax in Tunisia. The Roman amphitheatre known as El Djem, anciently as Thysdrus and the largest ruins in North Africa, is shown in three views. From there the travellers continued to Sousse, to Kairouan where they saw four mosques, and finally Tunis, from where the couple surely began their voyage home..

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        CHIKUONKI GAKKITEN KO^KOKU ZUANSHU^

      1930. Paperback. Very Good. [PREWAR ADVERTISING] MAEJIMA Sei-ichi, designer. CHIKUONKI GAKKITEN KOKOKU ZUANSHU. Seibundo, Tokyo, Showa 5 [1930]. 29.9 X 22.1 cm. Printed paper wrappers. From an important series of design portfolios produced by Seibundo, this one is dedicated to shops specializing in phonograph albums and musical instruments. This volume consists of 50 pages of plates in both color and monochrome. It has an interesting textual reflection by the designer. Some edgewear, about very good overall.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Solal

      Nrf 1930 - - Nrf, Paris 1930, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 647 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers après les 109 réimposés. Agréable exemplaire en dépit des gardes très légèrement ombrées et piquées et du dos comportant des traces d'insolation en tête et en pied. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition original, one of 647 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper, only large paper after 109 reimposed. Pleasant copy despite the slightly shaded and stitched guards. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Apes of God

      The Arthur Press, London 1930 - The Arthur Press, London, 1930. Quarto. Original beige cloth, titles to spine in green. With the Lewis-designed dust jacket. Some typical light foxing to the text, but an excellent copy in the very lightly rubbed dust jacket. First edition, first impression, limited issue being one of 750 numbered copies signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Blakeney Griffin Booksellers]
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        Apes of God

      Arthur Press 1930 - Signed by author on limitation page., No. 187 of 750. [4] 625 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm. Bound in light tan cloth (cream white weft on thinner orange warp); dust jacket with color illustration by the author. Hardcover and dust jacket in mylar. Slight soiling to DJ. Wear to DJ with some loss. Good binding and cover. Foxing to page ends. Gutter crack to p64/5. Pages clean and unmarked. Massive modernist satire, mocking the Bloomsbury set and Sitwells, among others. Morrow & Lafourcade A12a; Pound & Grover A11a. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        An Essay in Wood-Cuts. With a Monograph by Marius Barbeau.

      Toronto. Thomas Nelson & Son. 1930.. Hardcover. Folio. 30cm, [8]p., 4 of 10 wood-cut printed in the originalquarter decorated white cloth backed black cloth boards, (dustworn),containing 4 of the Original Wood-Cut Plates by Walter J.Phillips: 1. - Dug-out; 3. - House of the Gulls, Karlukwees; 6. , Ruin, Tsatsisnukomi; 8. - The Clothes-line, Mamalilicoola, platesare fine. (cgc) .

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        Book of 63 Design Plates (of Tomb Stones)

      Montpelier, Vermont: Burton Preston & Co, 1930. Cloth. Very Good. Very uncommon trade catalogue of 63 samples of tomb stone design, circa 1930. Lavish full-page illustrations, photographed in rich gravure. Tight and solid and VG in its dark cloth, with several tiny abrasions and very light staining along the panel upper edges. No text whatsoever, Oblong folio, 63 separate design plates at the rectos. Also includes the manufacturer's original price list.

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        Prohibition Punches A Book of Beverages

      DORRANCE & COMPANY, PHILADELPHIA 1930 - STATED FIRST PRINTING, AUGUST General wear and rubbed mcover. Gold gilt on cover and spine. Soiled cover and the spine. No bookplate. No markings. Crack middle hinge. Black and white Silhouette. Chipped on edges. DATE PUBLISHED: 1930 EDITION: FIRST 93 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Meldungsbuch des Studierenden ... - Inskribiert in der juridischen Fakultät der Universität zu Wien den 11. Oktober 1923

       Porträt des Inhabers, ordnungsgemäß gestempelt usw, beiliegend die Promotions-Anzeige von 1930 zum Doktor der Staatswissenschaften. - Vor allem aber 18 Seiten Auflistung zu den besuchten Vorlesungen, damals war mit Originalunterschrift vom Dozenten der Besuch der Vorlesungen zu bestätigen (Der Dozent bestätigt eigenhändig:) - Daher Originalunterschriften von Moritz Schlick (Friedrich Albert Moritz Schlick, geb. 14. April 1882 in Berlin; gest. 22. Juni 1936 in Wien, Physiker und Philosoph. Begründer und einer der führenden Köpfe des Wiener Kreises im Logischen Empirismus. Seine Beiträge im Rahmen einer wissenschaftlichen Philosophie reichen von der Naturphilosophie und Erkenntnislehre bis zur Ethik und Ästhetik. - 1922 übernahm er als Nachfolger Ernst Machs den Lehrstuhl für Naturphilosophie an der Universität Wien. Der dort 1924 von ihm gegründete interdisziplinäre Diskussionszirkel ist als der Wiener Kreis in die Philosophiegeschichte eingegangen. Daneben engagierte sich Moritz Schlick in der Volksbildung, u.a. in der Ethischen Gesellschaft und im Verein Ernst Mach. Ab 1926 stand Schlick in Kontakt mit Ludwig Wittgenstein, der ihn maßgeblich beeinflusste, - von 1929 bis 1932 diskutierte Schlick regelmäßig mit ihm. 1929 lehnte Schlick eine Berufung nach Bonn ab und wirkte in den folgenden Jahren auch als Gastprofessor (in Stanford und Berkeley, California). Seit 1929 gab er außerdem die Reihe Schriften zur wissenschaftlichen Weltauffassung heraus. Nach der Machtergreifung des Austrofaschismus in Österreich 1934 blieb Moritz Schlick an der Universität Wien. - Am 22. Juni 1936 wurde Schlick auf der sogenannten Philosophenstiege im Gebäude der Wiener Universität von seinem ehemaligen Studenten Hans Nelböck, der 1931 bei ihm promoviert hatte, erschossen. Dieser hatte bereits zuvor begonnen, seinen Doktorvater zu terrorisieren, und Schlick zweimal gedroht, ihn zu ermorden. Schlick hatte sich jeweils mit einer polizeilichen Anzeige gewehrt. Nelböck war infolgedessen in eine psychiatrische Anstalt eingeliefert, jedoch nach einiger Zeit als ungefährlich wieder entlassen worden usw.) - 2 Unterschirften nebeneinander (Inskription + Frequenz), desweiteren Unterschriften von Othmar Spann, Alfons Dopsch, Proseminar bei Karl Moritz Menzel, Karl Bühler (Ehemann von Charlotte Bühler), Josef Hupka (Rechtswissenschafter, 1944 in Theresienstadt ermordet), Hans Voltelini, Rudolf Köstler, Moriz Wlassak, Emil Goldmann usw usw. Detailfotos gerne per Mail. - Format des Meldungsbüchleins 18 x 10,5 cm. -- Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland. - Zwei gepresste Edelweiß liegen vom Vorbesitzer auch noch bei. Versand D: 12,00 EUR

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        Wrigley's British Columbia Directory 1930 - Volume 40

      Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Wrigley Directories Limited. Hardcover. 2218 pages. An incredible snapshot of British Columbia in the year 1930. "Embracing an alphabetically arranged list of cities, towns, post offices and railway stations in British Columbia, with a description of each; an alphabetically arranged list of business houses, private citizens, civic, provincial and dominion governments, churches, public and private schools, secret and benevolent organizations, associations, etc., also an avenue and street guide and directory of householders for Vancouver and Victoria, also a buyer's guide and a complete classified business directory of British Columbia." - from title page. Above-average external wear. Front hinge mostly open. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this wonderfully nostalgic compilation. . Fair. 1930. First Edition.

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        Hills and the Sea, Malibu Coast

      Los Angeles, c. 1930. on wove paper, matted, glazed and framed. Fine. Approximately 6 x 8 inches image area plus margins. Wood engraving No. 32 of 50, signed by Landacre in pencil lower left. Also signed in the plate Paul Hambleton Landacre (9 July 1893, Columbus, Ohio - 3 June 1963, Los Angeles, California) was one of the outstanding printmakers of the modern era. His distinguished body of work was largely responsible for elevating the wood engraving to an art form in twentieth-century America. Landacre's linocuts and wood engravings of landscapes, still lifes, nudes, and abstractions are celebrated for their technical virtuosity and mastery of design. In March 1932, the artist and his wife moved to a rustic house in the Echo Park neighborhood, also known as Edendale, near downtown Los Angeles, where they lived for the remainder of their lives. Landacre died in 1963 soon after--and emotionally resulting from--the death of his wife who had been an essential working companion for 38 years, even helping the artist late in his life pull impressions from the formidable Washington hand press. In March 2006, with the growing appreciation of Landacre's artistic significance, their hillside home was declared a City of Los Angeles landmark (Historic Cultural Monument No. 839). Repositories of his work include the Boston Museum of Fine Arts; Library of Congress; Los Angeles Public Library; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Oakland Museum; New York Public Library; Philadelphia Museum; San Francisco, Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts; and the Seattle Museum.

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        Holograph manuscript in German of the sonnet "Zu sagen liebe". Together with a short note signed from Isherwood to Gustav Steinscheider; and a part-printed police report concerning Willi Nowak.

      Berlin: 1930 - Single part-printed sheet folded, 14 lines on one side, several notes added later by recipient of this poem; on the verso is an ink sketch, probably Auden's self portrait, titled by Auden "I am sitting on top of the welt". Some staining and partially split at the folds. But perfectly sound. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Maps of English Counties.

      1930 - Oblong 4to. 25.5 by 36 cm. Album in original beige cloth, handwritten large title lable with pen and ink border decoration upper cover; with 29 manuscript maps, done in pen and ink and watercolours, title/contents page with floral ornamentation for borders; a little soiling to cover and label, otherwise near fine. This a charming and beautifully drawn manuscript atlas. There is one map for each English shire, plus London, with each map surrounded by many vignette illustrations highlighting points of interest and activities (industry, agriculture, cultural, sports) associated with the particular area. The number of these vignettes can vary, with London, which has the greatest number, featuring by our count 33, with pictures of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, St. Paul's, and other landmarks, of a Beafeater, a radio announcer, an equestrian, a bobby, zoo animals, paintings to mark galleries, a painter before a canvas to suggest Chelsea, and more. In some of the maps, there are additional tiny vignettes worked into the map, such as a fly fisherman or a golfer, over and above the many tiny cottage illustrations to mark villages, towns and cities in the particular county. London may have the greatest number of these vignettes, but the others are just as charming. For example, Hertfordshire has marching vegetables to signify market gardens, small planes for "aerodromes", rather precise representations of Haileybury & Imperial S. College, and so on. Minnie Whalley was a listed Cornwall artist, which is where she was originally from. She studied at the Gloucester School of Art and the Birmingham Central School of Arts and Crafts, and exhibited at the Clfton Arts Club, of which she was a member, the Dundee Society of Artists and the Royal West of England Academy, the oldest art gallery in Bristol, where she came to reside, and the St. Ives Art Gallery. Besides painting, Whalley worked in pewter and embroidery. She was included in the 1929 edition of "Who's Who in Art." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mostra del Concorso Nazionale per la Cattedrale della Spezia Catalogo Ufficiale, Febbraio, 1930

      193 pp. catalogue of entries for the design competition for the cathedral of La Spezia, all of which are illustrated by an exterior view, floorplan and interior view, outline of rules, list of competitors, 167 plates. 8vo. Boards. La Spezia (Commissione Esecutrice della Cattedrale) n.d. (ca. 1930). As of June 2015, WorldCat locates three copies of this work in North American libraries.

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        Twenty Poems Less.; Covers by Len Lye

      Hours Press, Paris 1930 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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]

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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. .

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        VILE BODIES.

      Jonathan Cape / Harrison Smith, (1930)., New York: - First U.S. edition, published March, 1930 (the UK was published January). Originally titled "Bright Young Things," a tabloid nickname for the hard-partying young aristocrats and socialites of 1920s London whom Waugh satirizes herein. Green cloth-backed, decorated yellow paper boards; spine stamped in yellow; top edge stained black. Fading to cloth at ends of spine and a spot near the center, otherwise very good with paper-covering still bright and black top-edge color still strong. The dust jacket has professional repair to spine ends and corners, is discolored at spine, and shows light glass-ring spots on rear panel. A scarce book in jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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]

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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.

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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. .

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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.

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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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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        The Redhead from Sun Dog

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

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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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."

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps]
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