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        Th. - A. Steinlen, (Succession Masseida) Ventes 1-5, Paris, 1930-1996 [Tableaux, dessins, estampes, aquarelles, pastels, lavis]

      Paris: Hôtel Drouot, 1930. Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. Un ensemble très important et complet de catalogues de vente aux enchères [Hôtel Drouot 1930-31 et Rémi Ader 1995-96] pour les oeuvres d'art de Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen [1859-1923], protégé par sa compagne de longue date, Mlle Masseida. Tableaux, dessins, estampes, aquarelles, pastels, lavis. In French, not in English. First editions. Offered is a highly important complete set of auction catalogues for the art works of Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen, as safeguarded by his longtime companion, Mlle Masseida. All five catalogues are bound together in a custom binding, 11 x 8.5 inches, of three-quarter red buckram with boards of tan buckram. With crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine and with gilt rules defining the edges of the red buckram. The binding in splendid condition, exceptionally clean and with just a modest bump to the spine head. Contents include: First sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 17 June 1930; Second sale, same location, 29 November 1930; Third sale, same location, 20 May 1931; Fourth sale, Rémi Ader, Paris, 2 February 1995; Fifth sale, same location, 26 September 1996. The first catalogue about 9.25 x 6 inches, the second and third 10.5 x 7 inches, and the fourth and fifth 10.75 x 8.25 inches. No illus. in cat. 1. B&W illus. in remaining cat. 2-5. Occasional light foxing to cat. 2 & 3. Cat. 3 with some prices realized noted in a neat ink hand. Slipped in and also tipped in to cat. 4 are lists of prices realized [Liste complète des adjudications]. Also slipped in is an announcement for Lot 235, Retour du soldat; it sold for 65,000 francs, well above the estimate of 10,000 francs. Slipped in to cat. 5 are announcements in La Gazette of the sale. Last pages of each catalogue with tiny notation by previous owner at the very bottom, trivial. Else exceptionally clean throughout. A Very Good collection of catalogues in a Near Fine binding. Rare in any condition, especially as a complete set. Steinlen's longtime model, companion and mistress was Mlle Masseida. Of African birth, she was believed to be from Senegal or perhaps Sudan. Steinlen left much of his art to Masseida at the time of his death in 1923. He also left some of his artwork to his daughter Colette. Masseida followed Steinlen in death in 1929. Gradually works by Steinlen in her collection were sold off in succeeding years, beginning in 1930 and concluding in 1996.. First Edition. Buckram. Very Good. Illus. by Steinlen, Théophile-Alexandre. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        the Pooh Calendar. Verses by A. a. Milne. Decorations by E. H. Shepard.

      First U.S. edition [published the same year in the U.K.]. Title leaf and twelve others all illustrated colour and in black & white; held together with a yellow cord with tassels; contained in the original box. Few insignificant marks; some expert restoration to the box; else very good.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        The Bon Vivant's Companion or How to Mix Drinks

      Alfred A. Knopf New York 1930 - Sixth Printing. Octavo, original illustrated yellow cloth and illustrated dustjacket, 170 pages. An early printing of this classic cocktail mixing guide with instructions for making juleps, punches, fizzes, flips, Tom Collins, slings, etc. Black and white illustrated frontispiece, with black and white illustrated plates throughout. Popular cocktail book despite its publication during prohibition. Near Fine attractive copy in nearly Very Good dustjacket, lower spine end chipped half inch deep, less than dime sized chip at mid front spine edge and top spine end. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Ölgemälde " Apfelblüte im Alten Land "

      Hübsches kleines Ölgemälde der Apfelblüte im Alten Land ( bei Hamburg ) des Künstlers Eduard Möller. Abmessungen: Höhe x Breite: 44 x 39 cm ( mit Rahmen 52,5 x 48 cm ). Alt gerahmt. Ca. 1930 gemalt, rechts unten signiert. ( Bitte beachten. Aufgrund der Bildgröße hier nur ausgerahmter Versand ohne Rahmen oder aber Selbstabholung des Bildes in meinem Ladengeschäft ). ( Pic erhältlich /webimage available )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Le Crépuscule d'Islam [Limited Edition]

      [Paris]: Se Trouve Chez l'Artiste, [1930]. First Thus. The French Academy author's travelogue of a trip to Morocco, first published in 1906 and extensively illustrated here by the French painter and illustrator of numerous bibliophilic productions, including Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal, Colette's Chéri, and Flaubert's Salammbô. The title page calls for 36 disparate illustrations, though many of these appear in the same plate. This edition institutionally scarce, with three copies in OCLC as of February, 2017, none in the United States. Limited to 315 of which this is no. 127 of a hundred copies printed on vélin d'Arches. Folio (33cm.); publisher's blue cloth-backed board chemise in matching paper-covered slipcase, text and plates loose as issued; [2],233pp. & 68 etchings, tissue guards present, with an additional 20 etchings in text. Some inevitable creasing to tissue guards, slipcase slightly rubbed along extremities, else a Near Fine, quite fresh collection. Includes 26 individual images, ten of which appear in the text and in two plate states, the remaining 16 do not figure in the text but are present in this edition in three states.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Map of Connecticut Circa 1625. Indian Trails, Villages, Sachemdoms.

      Connecticut Society of The Colonial Dames of America. 1930. Map with handcolor, 17 1/4 x 22 1/4 on sheet 19 3/4 x 24 1/4 inches. Overall light toning to sheet, several tears in margins now repaired and minimised by archival mounting on linen. An uncommon map of Connecticut, listed as being held at only four libraries in the United States. Hereditary areas (sachemdoms) of seventeen tribes are marked within the modern borders of the state, with two other tribes This is an original map, printed on thick art paper and with handcolor, not the later, smaller map of the same title.

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        La vie des abeilles. La vie des fourmis. La vie des termites. Gravures au burin de J.-E. Laboureur.

      Paris L'Artisan du Livre 1930 - 3 volumes in-12. Trois volumes brochés réunis sous un double emboitage de couleur orange, couvertures rempliées.(étui un peu frotté). Tirage limité à 750 exemplaires, exemplaires numérotes sur vélin teinté de rives 1/680. Ouvrages illustrés de 32 gravures au burin in et H.T. de Laboureur. (voir catalogue S. Laboureur, 425). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE GIARD]
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        Radiations from Radioactive Substances.

      Cambridge: At The University Press. 1930. First edition. 8vo. 588pp. Publisher's dark green cloth titled in gilt to spine. Minor bumping and edgewear, a near fine copy. Light crease to lower corner front board. Internally clean. Presentation inscription to L. G. Vedy from J. A Ratcliffe to front flyleaf: "L. G. Vedy with best wishes from J.A. Ratcliffe in memory of three years wireless work. Christmas 1930."Both Vedy and Ratcliffe were phycisists at the time, presumably collaborating on wireless (Ratcliffe had just published "The Physical Principles of Wireless"). Ratcliffe was a Cambridge lecturer in 1930 and went on to be a leading light in the development of radar in the second world war. Vedy was the author of "Demonstration of The Behaviour of Bodies with non-conducting surfaces in electrostatic fields." published in The Proceedings of The Physical Society in 1926. A lovely copy of one of the most influential physics texts of the 1930's with a fascinating provenance.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Poems 1886?1929.

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.,, 1930. 3 volumes, large octavo (266 x 187 mm). Finely bound the The French Binders in dark brown half morocco, titles to spines gilt, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Frontispiece to Vol. I with tissue-guard. Bands ever so slightly rubbed otherwise an excellent set. First US edition, signed limited issue of this collection. Number 44 of 537 copies signed by the author, of which 525 were for sale. It was first published in the UK the previous year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        ALS to Sibyl Healey 1930 with a mention of drying dogs


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        Der weiblische akt. - Libro Erotico Fotografico anni 30 - Nudo d'Autore - Firma Autografa

      1930. Uncategorized " NUDO ARTISTICO FEMMINILE DI KARL LUDWIG HAENCHEN Der weiblische akt. 24 bilddokumente moderner fotografie.K.L. Haenchen. Berlin : Herstellung : Gerstmayer & Sohn, [circa 1930 - 1940] (self-publishing) [1] c. (frontespizio) e [24] foto b/n : ill. ; fol. 42 cm. La pubblicazione contiene 24 fotografie applicate alle pagine, di 23,4 x 30 cm in b/n rappresentanti nudi artistici di donna. Sul retro del frontespizio, in calce, firma autografa di Haenchen. Lievi segni di usura, soprattutto sui bordi. Esemplare molto interessante e in buono stato di conservazione. Karl Ludwig Haenchen (Berlino 1911) è conosciuto per le sue eccellenti fotografie e ritratti di moda ed è ora quotato presso le case d'asta fotografiche. Voluminoso  Libro, in Folio (cm 42,5 x 32,5 x 2,5 di spessore), rilegatura editoriale in mezza tela coeva. COMPLETO. BELL' ESEMPLARE  !!! Der weibliche Akt Karl Ludwig Haenchen 24 Bilddokumente moderner Aktphotographie signiert ein seltenes Relikt ästhetischer Aktfotografie ein zeitgeschichtliches Dokument aus den 30er Jahren handsigniert über dem Druckvermerk gebundene Ausgabe mit Kordelheftung 24 Blätter (strukturiertes Papier) mit aufmontierten Bilddokumenten in s/w in wohl nur kleiner Auflage hergestellt Eigenverlag, Berlin, ca. 30er 40er Jahre Größe: 32 x 42 cm Informatives:L. Haenchen (geb. 1911) war ein renommierter Porträt - und Modephotograph im Berlin der 30er und 40er Jahre. Er arbeitete u. a. für TOBIS Film. Haenchen übernahm 1938 das ATELIER BINDER (Berlin Kurfürstendamm 205), wo viele prominente Filmgrößen sich ablichten ließen, u. a. GRETA Garbo etc. "

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Salvatore Viscuso]
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        Castle Gay. (A Dickson McCunn story)

      London, Hodder and Stoughton. 1930. FIRST EDITION, with SIGNED loose letter. 8vo. Publisher's dark green cloth, some bumping to spine, corners showing the unmistakeable evidence of being found attractive to the rodentine palate which has affected both book cloth and wrapper though not severely to their detriment. Some foxing, to endpapers and edges, a little dusty on the top. Wrapper has some closed tears and creasing to the top edge of the rear panel. Unfaded and only lightly soiled, a respectable copy with a laid in letter in Buchan's trademark scrawl from Elsfield Manor, written on the 11th of January 1933 and mentioning a young lady, a time and a railway station with some reference to the weather. Undoubtedly a code and almost certainly requiring the immediate attention of the Gorbals Die-Hards.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        The World in 2030 A.D.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1930. Quarto, with a frontispiece and eight plates. First edition of this extravagant vision of the future. The first Earl of Birkenhead (1872-1930) was a dashing figure, a 'swashbuckler' and 'ready subject for the caricaturist,' (DNB) who had a lengthy career as Solicitor General, and after 1919, Lord Chancellor.Reading The World in 2030 the knowledge that Birkenhead was drinking himself to death whilst writing comes as little surprise. It is an extraordinary work, displaying the occasional prescience of the unhinged. Amongst a very odd collection of statements about ectogenesis, the unlikelihood of future wars due to trans-national integration, scientific relativism, and the creation of a Florida-style 'playground for all Europe' in the basin of the Sahara, there is the bald announcement that atomic energy will be harnessed, that eugenics will be commonplace and the genes mapped, and that a 'mad dictator, jealous of Western progress, may precipitate a war, which will finally burn up and destroy Western civilisation'. Best of all, advances in television will mean that a busy Englishman will be able to follow 'an Australian test-match'.Accompanying the work are nine futurist plates by E. McKnight Kauffer. A fine copy in the original black cloth, lettered in crimson.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House]
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        Brecht. Versuche. Heft 1-15 + Sonderheft. (ohne Heft 8= so komplett). [Erstausgabe.]

      Berlin, Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag, Suhrkamp Verlag, 1930-1957. Groß-8°. 24 cm. ca. 1100 Seiten. Original-Karton. Erste Ausgabe. WG² 14. Versuche 1 in 2., veränderter Auflage im Jahr der Erstausgabe. Heft 1-7 erschienen im Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag, Berlin, Heft 8 ist nicht erschienen, Heft 9-15 im Suhrkamp Verlag, Berlin und das Sonderheft \"Die Gewehre der Frau Carrar\" erschien im Aufbau-Verlag, ebenfals Berlin. Einbände teils mit geringen Gebrauchsspuren. Gute bis sehr gute Exemplare. Versand D: 4,90 EUR deutsche Literatur / german literature; Erstausgabe / first edition

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Junges Paar in Gesellschaft eines Dritten.

       ca. 1930-35. Aquarell über Bleistift, laviert. Auf Zeichenpapier eines Spiralblocks. 23x24 cm Abb.). Signiert. Inet / Wikipedia // Fuchs, H., Bd 2 // Graz 1888-1949 New York City. Er war ein österreichischer Maler, Grafiker, Radierer und Illustrator. Gründungsmitglied der Münchener Neuen Secession, Mitbegründer und erster Präsident der Grazer Sezession (1923). Wilhelm Thöny gilt heute als einer der bedeutendsten österreichischen Künstler der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts und als Pionier der Moderne in der Steiermark. Ausgezeichnet mit dem Österreichischen Staatspreis. -Das Zeichenpapier durch den Wasserfarbenauftrag allseitig um die Abbildung wellig sowie eine waagrechte Faltlinie im oberen Drittel, die auslaufende Zeichnung begrenzend. Ansonsten sauber und unter PP! -Selten! Versand D: 6,50 EUR Österreichische Künstler, Maler, Aquarellisten, Portraitisten, Sezession Graz, Münchener Neue Secession

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Rolf Brehmer]
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        Sämtliche Werke.Goldgeprägten Rückenschildern und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt.

      Hiersemann,Leipzig 1930 - Historisch-kritische Gesamtausgabe, herausgegeben von Wilhelm Krämer. 6 Bände. Leipzig, Hiersemann 1930-1937. Gr.-8°. Sehr schöne rote Ganzmaroquinbände auf 5 Bünden mit braunen goldgeprägten Rückenschildern und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt.Publikation der Bibliothek des Literarischen Vereins in Stuttgart, Sitz Tübingen. - Hagen, Handbuch der Editionen S. 236. - Ein kleiner Fleck am Vorsatz von Band 4, sonst tadelloses, aufwenig gebundenes Exemplar aus dem Vorbesitz von Leopold Tietz, Köln. - Sehr selten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stammerjohann]
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        Views of China

      Shanghai, Commercial Press, Ltd, no date, ca 1930. - 1 volume, oblong 8vo, hard illustrated boards, with 182 pp., of black and white photographic illustrations, a very good copy. A rare souvenir book, fully illustrated, published by the famous publishing company, Commercial Press, founded in Shanghai in 1897. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: INDOSIAM RARE BOOKS]
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        Capri Italia.

      E.N.I.T. (Ente Nazionale Italiano per il Turismo). No date. Ca. 1930. Color lithographic poster, 39 x 27 1/4 inches, older linen backing. Some small chips and short tears to edges now mended/infilled, four horizontal creases in original paper poster (now scarcely noticeable), small library stamps on verso, other light wear. Despite these faults, a brilliantly colored and striking image, eminently displayable. A stunning view of Capri looking down from a shady balcony along the sunlit coast to the mainland of Italy. By the noted poster designer Mario Borgoni (1869-1936). "Printed in Italy" at lower right corner.

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      1930. Venezia Gazzettino 1930 4° Pagine 2 carte bianche + 12 non numerate + 55 tavole in bianco e nero applicate fuori testo + 2 carte bianche. Cartone editoriale illustrato. Ottima e fresca copia. Proemio di Antonio Cippico e una nota dell'Autore. Rara edizione originale.

      [Bookseller: Libreria antiquaria Segni nel Tempo]
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        Momotaro Japanischer Comic Märchen Fairy Tale 1930:

      Tokyo, 1930. 2. Auflage. Die 1. Auflage erschien ein Jahr zuvor 1929. Originalausgabe. 14 farbig illustrierte Seiten (6 Blätter + 2 Vorsatzseiten) mit Momotaros Geschichte. Format: 19 cm x 26,1 cm. Farbig illustrierte Orig.-Broschur mit Heftklammerbindung. Umschlag und Seiten aus dickem Papier. Sehr seltener japanischer Comic bzw. japanisches Bilderbuch, auch in Japan! - Momotaro (Pfirsichjunge) ist eine \"berühmte\" Figur des japanischen Volksglaubens. Der Legende nach schlüpfte Momotaro aus einem Pfirsich und besiegte einen dreiäugigen, dreizehigen, menschenfressenden Dämon. Dabei wird er von einem Affen, einem Fasan und einem Hund unterstützt. - Umschlag etwas berieben und mit kleinen Randläsuren: Die untere linke Ecke beider Deckel und des letzten Blattes ist eingerissen und knittrig. Die andere untere Ecke des Hinterdeckels mit kleinem Substanzverlust. Die untere Kante einiger Blätter wenig bestoßen bzw. mit einem kleinen Einriss. Kanai Naozou

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Dr. Jaromir Konecny]
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        The Map of Old Cape. The Land of bold explorers Heroic Pilgrims Hardy seamen Great fisheries and Famous ships.

      Coulton Waugh. 1930. Color map, 18 x 26 inches on sheet 22 x 30 inches, professionally mounted on linen. Browning at paper edge, light discoloration in margins now scarcely visible, very good condition with bright coloration. A handsome map in the old world style of Colton Waugh with impressive cartouche at centre and decorative borders in a wood-cut style. This border features portraits of six sailing ships with decorative sea-related designs. The map is filled with pictographs marking towns and many textual notes of historic interest. A map that celebrates the sea-faring history of this beautiful area. OCLC lists holdings in two US libraries (Buffalo and Boston Public Library). The map was issued in different sizes, colored and uncolored. This is a beautiful example of the larger version, colored as issued.

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        Tapetenrollen mit farbigen Blumenornamenten und Chinoiserien des französischen Tapetenherstellers Paul Dumas, ca. 16 laufende Meter.

      Paris um 1930. - 2 große Rollen (je ca. 4,5 und 9,5 Meter) und 5 Partien mit unterschiedlichen Längen. Breite der Tapeten ca. 75,5 cm. In Pochoirtechnik. Äußerst ergiebige Tapetenproben, davon 2 in großer Länge der französischen Tapetenfirma Paul Dumas, die von 1906 bis 1978 in Montreuil bei Paris Tapeten herstellte. Paul Dumas war für seine ausgefeilte Drucktechnik berühmt, für die er teils Holzdruckstöcke aus dem 19. Jahrhundert verwendete. U.a. ließ Paul Poiret einige seiner außergewöhnlichen Muster bei Dumas herstellen. Mit farbig leuchtendem, ornamentalem Blumenschmuck aus 11 Farben bedruckt, darin Chinesen in traditionellen Kleidern bei der Ausübung von Zeremonien, platziert. - Very rich wallpaper samples, 2 of them in great length by the French wallpaper company Paul Dumas, who produced wallpapers from 1906 to 1978 in Montreuil near Paris. Paul Dumas was famous for his sophisticated printing technology, for which he used partly wooden printing blocks from the 19th century. U.a. Paul Poiret had some of his extraordinary patterns made at Dumas. Printed with colorful, ornamental floral decorations of 11 colors, placed in traditional clothes by the Chinese in ceremonies.

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        The Naturalist in Manchuria, Vol. I (Travel and Exploration) und Vols. II & III (The Mammals and Birds of Manchuria)

      Drei Bände in zwei, wie veröffentlicht illustriertes Originalleinen an den Rändern etwas zerfranst, Ex-libris auf innerem Deckel geklebt, ansonsten fest, sauber und vollständig mit beiden Faltkarten (s. bitte Fotos). (Ein dritter Band, Vols. 4 und 5 in einem, über Kaltblüter, Wirbellosen und die Flora der Mandschurei, ist erst 1930 erschienen hier nicht mit dabei. Alle Bände sind in sich abgeschlossen.)

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        Original Fotografie von Clotilde Sakharoff, von ihr eigenhändig gewidmet und signiert: "Para Juanita Blasco Moll recuerdos Clotilde Sakharoff". Fotografie von Annemarie Heinrich, Santa Fé 1026, Buenos Aires. Rückseitig der Atelier-Stempel.

      Buenos Aires, [er Jahre] 1930 - Ca. 11,6 x 17,3 cm. Oberfläche etwas fleckig, sonst ein attraktives Exemplar. Provenienz: Privatbesitz, Buenos Aires. - Annemarie Heinrich (1912 Deutschland - 2005 Argentinien) war eine bekannte argentinische Fotografin deutscher Herkunft.

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        The Most Picturesque Trip in Sweden: Göta Canal.

      Anon. The Most Picturesque Trip in Sweden: Göta Canal Original lithograph in colours, printed by Mezata Gothenburg, c. 1930s-1940s 960 x 660 mm. £925

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Watch Your Margin: An Insider Looks at Wall Street

      New York: Horace Liveright. 1930. First. First edition. Introduction by W.E. Woodward. A tiny owner's stamp on the front fly, else fine in a modestly rubbed, near fine dustwrapper with tiny nicks and tears, and jacket art by Sugar. Epistolary and practical advice on the stock market, delivered in a series of letters between an uncle and nephew. Very scarce in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Poster Levant Fair, Tel Aviv

      Tel Aviv circa 1930s 111 x 80 cm. linen backed. (Circa early 30s) on a yellow and blue background advertising the Levant Fair with 80 Pavillions and 1,200 exhibitors in Tel Aviv. Palestine products and exhibitors from many countries. Also advertising the Lunar Park. The words 'Levant Fair' are decoratively repeated at the bottom of the poster in Hebrew and Arabic. The name E.Berli-Joelis inscribed bottom left.

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        Pictorial Map of the South Coast of England (Untitled).

      No date. Ca. 1930s? Color pictographic / pictorial map, 22 x 34 inches on sheet size 22 1/2 x 34 1/2 inches. Originally folded to 7 1/2 x 11 inches, now professionally flattened with tears and splits repaired on verso with Japanese paper (several short edge tears, a few long tears into image, now scarcely noticeable), little paper loss to lower right margin, uneven margins. A stunning bird's eye view pictorial map of central southern England's Coast from the area of Southampton in the west (with the Isle of Wight) to Hastings in the east, with London at the top edge of the map. Much detail (such as the location of race courses and castles) with rail lines marked between towns and villages, suggesting that this is a trimmed poster issued for one of the British railways.

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      New York, NY: (Pynson Printers), 1930-50. 4to and 8vo. variously bound. variously paginated. 47 Volumes. Union List II, 1107. This set includes "The Colophon," Numbers 1-20; "Colophon," New Series, Volume I, Nos. 1-4, Volume II, Nos. 1-4; Volume III, Nos. 1-4; the "New Graphic Series" Volume 1, Nos. 1-4; "The New Colophon, Numbers 1-8. This set also includes four more items. The Index Original Series Volumes I II III IV V, (1930-5) with a history of the quarterly by John T. Winterich and a listing of types and plates by Peter Beilenson (1935). Three Years & This Year: A Record of The Colophon Adventure & an Invitation to Partake of its Future (1933). The New Colophon (1950). The Annual of Bookmaking 1927-1937 (1938). All illustrations and prints are present including Milne's in volume 5 of the original series. Some volumes slightly rubbed and scuffed at edges.

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        Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

      Second Edition (Corrected Impression of the First Edition). Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1930. Octavo. 211 pages. Original Hardcover. A rare,crisp example of the corrected 1930 version of Tolkien and Gordon's edition of the great Middle English Poem, Sir Gawain. The book is squarely bound in the original publisher's cloth with gilt decoration; internally a little browning to pages. The ownership signature of 'D Rose 1936' appears on the first blank with further ink annotation to the text in the same hand. A very nice copy. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Middle English: Sir Gawayn and þe Grene Kny?t) is a late 14th-century Middle English chivalric romance. It is one of the best known Arthurian stories, with its plot combining two types of folklore motifs, the beheading game and the exchange of winnings. The Green Knight is interpreted by some as a representation of the Green Man of folklore and by others as an allusion to Christ. Written in stanzas of alliterative verse, each of which ends in a rhyming bob and wheel, it draws on Welsh, Irish and English stories, as well as the French chivalric tradition. It is an important poem in the romance genre, which typically involves a hero who goes on a quest which tests his prowess, and it remains popular to this day in modern English renderings from J. R. R. Tolkien, Simon Armitage and others, as well as through film and stage adaptations.nnIt describes how Sir Gawain, a knight of King Arthur's Round Table, accepts a challenge from a mysterious "Green Knight" who challenges any knight to strike him with his axe if he will take a return blow in a year and a day. Gawain accepts and beheads him with his blow, at which the Green Knight stands up, picks up his head and reminds Gawain of the appointed time. In his struggles to keep his bargain Gawain demonstrates chivalry and loyalty until his honour is called into question by a test involving Lady Bertilak, the lady of the Green Knight's castle.nnThe poem survives in a single manuscript, the Cotton Nero A.x., which also includes three religious narrative poems: Pearl, Purity and Patience. All are thought to have been written by the same unknown author, possibly Cameron of Sutherland, dubbed the "Pearl Poet" or "Gawain Poet", since all four are written in a North West Midland dialect of Middle English (Wikipedia)

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        Südamerikanische Talansicht, in der Ferne der Vulkan Cayambe ( Ecuador ). Ölgemälde auf Leinwand. Oil painting showing in the distance the volcano El Cayambe ( Corilleras, Ecuador )

      Bildmaß ca. 24,5 x 39,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß ca. 37,5 x 51 cm ). Gezeigt wird hinter einigen Büscheln Pampasgras eine Talansicht, dahinter eine weite Ebene vor hohen, schneebedeckten Bergen bzw. Vulkanen ( El Cayambe, Kordilleren, Ecuador ). Links unten mit *Yepez, A.* signiert, am Unterrand bezeichnet *El Cayambe*, undatiert ( wohl um 1930 ). Ölgemälde auf Leinwand. Das Bild gering fleckig, mit minimalen Farbabplatzungen, leicht craquelliert - von insgesamt aber guter Erhaltung, der Rahmen gering bestoßen. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Zürcherische Seidenwebschule Zürich. Kurs 1930/31. Bindungslehre und Dekomposition.

      /1 1930 - Folio (40 x 33 cm). Printed title-page, ff.135. 131 pages in neat German manuscript on squared paper and 4 printed on plain paper.Contemporary half brown morocco, title in gilt to upper board, contents metal bound, printed patterned end papers. Contains over 130 fabric swatches and numerous graphic images and diagrams. Covers slightly rubbed at extremities. The Zurich Silk-Weaving School was established in 1881 by several Swiss manufacturers worried by the competition presented by Chinese silk manufacturers. This text is a transcript of one of the school's courses divided into two parts; a 'Dekomposition' and a 'pattern-making' section. Material types covered include: Pongé navy, Honan imprimé, Shantung écru, Marceline, Taffetas, Sicilienne blanc, Bengaline rayé, Mogadors barré, Poult de Soie, Georgette, Moire musique, Crêpe de Chine, Crêpe satin, Ratzimir, Surah, Serge anvers, Pekin moiré, satin Duchesse, gabardine, atlas, plush and gauze. For each silk type, a fabric sample is pasted in with accompanying diagrams of the thread run. These graphic 'patronenpapiere' would have been used to programme weaving looms to create the desired pattern. The 'patronenpapiere' represent one of the first forms of 'digital' programming which - through the work of Charles Babbage - ultimately led to the computer programming techniques of today. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Complete set of the Swallows and Amazons novels:]

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1930?47. Swallows and Amazons; Swallowdale; Peter Duck; Winter Holiday; Coot Club; Pigeon Post; We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea; Secret Water; The Big Six; Missee Lee; The Picts And The Martyrs: or Not Welcome At All; Great Northern. 12 volumes, octavo. Recent full green morocco, raised bands, gilt and titles and decoration to spine, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, pictorial front endpapers. Maps drawn by Stephen Spurrier. Very minor scrapes to edges. An excellent set. All first editions, except Swallows and Amazons which is a first illustrated edition.

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        Les rencontres de monsieur de Bréot

      Illustrated edition, one of 78 copies on Japan, ours, one of 12 copies of registered trade-off printed specially for Gaston Morancé, leading copy.Notre edition is illustrated with many beautiful color illustrations in and Inserts George Barbier .First flat folded cover color illustrations by George Barbier. Spine slightly lightened by sun light with a small spot. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! A. & G. Mornay Paris 1930 16,5x20cm broché

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        La putain errante. Dialogue de Madelaine et Julie

      New edition, one of 150 numbered copies on Japon nacré.Illustrated title and 12 coloured erotical engravings in and hors-texte.A rare and very good copy. S.n. Paris 1930 14x18cm en feuilles sous chemise et étui

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        The Blue Four. BRAXTON GALLERY Hollywood, California, 1624 N. Vine Street. Kandinsky mar. 1 to mar. 15, 1930 - Jawlensky Mar. 16 to Mar. 31, 1930 - Feininger April 15 to April 30, 1930 - Paul Klee May 1 to May 15, 1930.

      Los Angeles, 1930 - 20,4 x 14,5 cm, 16 Seiten, 4 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen und 4 schwarz-weiss Persönlichkeitsfotos der Künstler, illustrierte Original-Klammerheftung, Gebrauchsspuren, ordentliches Exemplar. [Aus dem Nachlass von Pasquale Giovanni Napolitano, der mit Hermann Sachs befreundet war, einem deutschen Künstler, der in die USA auswanderte. Napolitano erwarb anlässlich einer Auktion einen Teil, des Nachlasses, zu dem auch dieser Katalog gehörte; Quelle: Stephen Clauser, Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, California]. Spalek 1201. - Grohamnn (1958) Karpel-Bibliographie 417. - Ausstellungskatalog >Die Blaue Vier<: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Klee in der Neuen Welt, Bern und Düsseldorf, 1997/98. - Galka E. Scheyer & Die Blaue Vier. Briefwechsel 1924-1945 herausgegeben und kommentiert von Isabel Wünsche, Benteli Verlags AG, Bern, 2006, darin Seite 231 Abbildung des Katalogtitels. - Weiss, Peg in: Exhibition Catalogue The Blue Four, Leonard Hutton Galleries New York, March 30 - May 24, 1984. - Fünf Exemplare weltweit für mich nachweisbar: (1) Kunstbibliothek Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, (2) Museum of Modern Art New York, (3) Los Angeles County Museum of Art, (4) The Getty (Wilhelm Arntz Library), (5) Kunstbibliothek Dresden.

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        Frontières humaines

      First edition on ordinary paper. Handsome autograph inscription from the author to André Breton  "... au grand chanteur / à la sirène / au........ hélas [ the great singer / to the siren / to......drat]".A vertical faded strip to length of lower cover, otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated cover. Editions du carrefour Paris 1930 13x19cm broché

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        The One Who Is Legion, or A.D.'s After-Life.

      London: Privately Subscribed by Eric Partridge Ltd.,, 1930. With Two Illustrations by Romaine Brooks. Octavo. Original green buckram, titles gilt to spine, top edge gilt. With the dust jacket. Two illustrated plates by Brooks. Minor rubbing to ends and corners, slight tanning along board edges, internally sound and clean (but for some occasional light spotting), an excellent copy in the dust jacket only faintly dust soiled and with a few faint marks, a little very light rubbing and ruffling at ends and corners. First edition, first impression, presentation copy fulsomely inscribed on the half-title, "To John Newbold, ...and may he find treasures enough to justify a dip into these troubled and frigid pages. His old and most appreciative friend, Natalie Clifford Barney. Philadelphia, Paris, 1930. p.s. Perhaps read the note at the end of the book and even the last chapter first for enlightenment - and then go backwards at your own risk and peril! Twice warned by - N." The One Who Is Legion, a spiritual novel about suicide and reincarnation as a hermaphrodite, is the second book in English (and the only novel) of Natalie Barney (1876?1872), an American expatriate known as the "Amazon" of Paris, who was one of the most influential lesbian and feminist writers of the period. Her life inspired Radclyffe Hall's The Well of Loneliness, and her Paris salon at 20 rue Jacob was for 60 years the crucible of Left Bank culture (guests included Colette, Piere Louys, Mata Hari, Auguste Rodin, Ezra Pound, Jean Cocteau, T. S. Eliot, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Rainer Maria Rilke, Rabindranath Tagore, Nancy Cunard, Peggy Guggenheim, Caresse and Harry Crosby, Sylvia Beach, and Isadora Duncan, to name but few). Barney promoted women's writing and formed an Académie des femmes in response to the all-male Académie française, while also supporting and inspiring male writers from Remy de Gourmont to Truman Capote. She had numerous female lovers - including the illustrator of this book. This is one of 525 trade copies, from a total edition of 560. It is a scarce book already, very much so in the jacket, and rare indeed with a contemporary presentation inscription. We cannot trace Newbold for certain, but the tongue-in-cheek location of the inscription "Philadelphia, Paris", and the averral of an "old and most appreciative friend", firmly suggest a childhood friend from Barney's American past.

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      - (WARD,LYND)illus. THE CAT WHO WENT TO HEAVEN by Elizabeth Coatsworth. NY: Macmillan 1930 (1930). 4to (8 x 9 1/4"), cloth, near Fine in dust wrapper (dw mended on back with light stain on joints). First Edition, first printing of this NEWBERY AWARD WINNER. Illustrated by LYND WARD with very beautiful full page wash drawings. The text is a fable about a starving Japanese artist who experiences a miracle when he inserts his cat into a painting. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cakes and Ale - First UK Edition Signed and Inscribed

      Heinemann, 1930 A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1930. A very good+ book without inscrip- tions, with a little browning to the spine and some spotting to the page edges. Some light spotting to the prelims. The dust wrapper is in very good to near fine condition with no fading to the spine and priced at 7/6 net, with no loss and just some light wear to the spine tips and corners. Inscribed by Maugham on the front free endpaper For C. R. Dawes/Thanking him/W. Somerset Maugham/. Charles Reginald Dawes was known to Maugham, and was the author of books on 18th Century writers, including the first English study of the Marquis de Sade. Stanford Univer- sitys copy of Maughams Altogether is similarly inscribed to Dawes on the ffep.[removed][removed]

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        L'Algérie et les peintres orientalistes

      First edition, one of 150 numbered copies on Arches paper, deluxe edition.Covers illustrated by Kitty Square and Mohammed Racim.Illustrated book of inset Leon Square, Georges-Marie Rochegrosse Andre Suréda Louis Antoni, A. Assus Maurice Bouviolle Leon Cauvy Henri Chevalier, Etienne Chevalier, Marius de Buzon, Eugène Deshayes, Auguste Ferrando Louis Fernez Pierre Frailong Edward Herzig, Lino G. Lucien Mainssieux Paul Nicolai, Francisque Noailly, Maxime Noire, Louis Randavel, Mr. Reynaud, Alex Rigotard Joseph Sintes.Victor Barrucand text for the first volume. The second is illustrated with 24 color plates, each preceded by a title page, with a separator page. B. Arthaud Grenoble 1930 25x33cm 2 volumes brochés sous étui

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        La voie royale

      First edition of 62 numbered copies on Madagascar, the tirage de tête.Contemporary half blue morocco over marbled paper boards by Robinson, gilt date to spine, gilt fillet frame to covers, endpapers and pastedowns of light green paper, double covers and double spines preserved, top edge gilt.A very good copy in a nice binding. Grasset Paris 1930 11,5x18,5cm relié

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        10 légendes en marge du livre

      Illustrated with original color etchings hors texte by Jean Bruller, one of 50 numbered copies on Japon impérial paper, the tirage de tête.With 11 original etchings, of which 1 frontispiece, as well as 10 original initials and 10 ornaments by Jean Bruller. This copy, like all copies of the tirage de tête, is complete with its suite of first-state etchings, its suite in black and white and an original drawing by Jean Bruller. Additionally, there is the third state of a rejected etching. Four small traces of adhesive paper to head and foot of endpapers, otherwise a fine copy. Rare. Creuzevault frères Paris 1930 20,5x27,5cm en feuilles sous chemise et étui

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        A Theory of Electrons and Protons.

      London: Harrison & Sons for the Royal Society, 1930. First edition in original printed wrappers of Dirac's prediction of anti-matter - although he did not accept it as such until a year later (see below) - and the advent of the dynamical view of the vacuum which was fundamental to the later development of quantum field theory. In 1928, Dirac published his discovery of the 'Dirac equation', his relativistic wave equation for the electron, which "ranks among the highest achievements of twentieth-century science" (Pais, p. 290). However, "it was clear to Dirac and several of his colleagues that the relativistic electron theory of 1928 led to strange consequences. The problem, sometimes referred to as the "± difficulty," had its basis in the Dirac equation, which formally included solutions with negative energy. Contrary to the situation in classical physics, these could not be dismissed as nonphysical but had to be taken seriously - that is, somehow to be related to some objects of nature. In November 1929 Dirac believed he had found the solution to the problem. "There is a simple way of avoiding the difficulty of electrons having negative kinetic energy," he wrote to Bohr, and continued: "[I]f the electron is started off with a +ve energy, there will be a finite probability of its suddenly changing into a state of negative energy and emitting the surplus energy in the form of high-frequency radiation... [I]f all states of -ve energy are occupied and also a few of +ve energy, those electrons with +ve energy will be unable to make transitions to states of -ve energy and will therefore have to behave quite properly... It seems reasonable to assume that not all states of negative energy are occupied, but that there are a few vacancies of 'holes.' ... [O]ne can easily see that such a hole would move in an electromagnetic field as though it had a +ve charge. These holes I believe to be protons." "Dirac's proton-as-electron theory, published in 1930 [the present paper], assumed a world of negative energy states occupied by an infinite number of electrons governed by Pauli's exclusion principle. Only the few unoccupied states, the "holes," would appear as observable physical entities. But why would they appear as protons, two thousand times as heavy as electrons? There are two reasons for Dirac's choice: For one thing, if protons and electrons were the only elementary particles - as almost all physicists believed at the time - there seemed to be no other possibility; for another thing, the hypothesis would be the realization of the age-old and, to Dirac, highly attractive "dream of philosophers." "Attractive or not, the hypothesis was universally met with skepticism and immediately ran into serious problems. For example, if the proton were the electron's antiparticle (a name not yet introduced), [the electron and the proton] would supposedly annihilate... and calculations showed that the mean lifetime of matter would, in that case, be absurdly low, about 10-9 seconds. This argument alone was not sufficient to convince Dirac, but in the spring of 1931 he realized (as others had done) that the hole would have to have the same mass as the electron. In the new version, as it appeared in a remarkable paper in the Proceedings of the Royal Society ['Quantised singularities in the electromagnetic field,' Vol. 133, pp. 60-72], the antielectron was introduced for the first time as "a new kind of particle, unknown to experimental physics, having the same mass and opposite charge to an electron" ... in 1931 the antielectron was a purely hypothetical particle, and most physicists declined to take Dirac's theory seriously. It was only later that it became recognized as "perhaps the biggest jump of all big jumps in physics of our century," as Heisenberg generously called it in 1973. "The status of the antielectron... changed during 1932-33. At the California Institute of Technology, Carl Anderson, a former student of Millikan, noted in cloud chamber photographs from the cosmic radiation some tracks that he thought might be due to protons. In a later paper in March 1933, he suggested that he had discovered a positively-charged electron, or a "positron" as he called it" (Kragh, pp. 190-192). As well as predicting the existence of antimatter, the present paper also transformed physicists' view of the nature of 'empty space' - since it is not really empty, physicists refer to it as 'the vacuum.' "In Dirac's proposal, the vacuum is full of negative-energy electrons. This makes the vacuum a medium, with dynamical properties of its own. For example, photons can interact with the vacuum. One thing that can happen is that if you shine a light on the vacuum, providing photons with enough energy, then a negative-energy electron can absorb one of these photons, and go into a positive-energy solution. The positive-energy solution would be observed as an ordinary electron, of course. But in the final state there is also a hole in the vacuum, because the solution originally occupied by the negative-energy electron is no longer occupied" (Wilczek, p. 55). This is the phenomenon of 'pair-production,' in which an electron-positron pair is created spontaneously. This dynamical view of the vacuum is fundamental to quantum field theory, developed starting in the mid-1930s, which enables the positron to be treated as a 'real' particle rather than the absence of a particle, and makes the vacuum the state in which no particles exist instead of an infinite sea of particles. Dirac shared the 1933 Nobel Prize in Physics with Schrodinger for "for the discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory." Helge Kragh, Quantum generations, 1999; Abraham Pais, Inward bound, 1988; Frank Wilczek, 'The Dirac equation,' International Journal of Modern Physics A, Vol. 19 Supplement (2004), pp. 45-74. For a very detailed account of the genesis of this paper, see Kragh, Dirac: A scientific biography, 1990, pp. 87-103. Pp. 360-365 in Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series A, Vol. 126, No. A801. The entire issue offered here. 8vo (254 x 177 mm), pp. v-viii, 183-365. Original printed wrappers. A very fine and unrestored copy.

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        Kraniche im Morgenrot" originales Ölgemälde auf Spanplatte ca.70x100cm; rechts unten signiert und bezeichnet "München" um 1930

      - "Cranes in rosy sunrise" original oilpainting on chipboard approx.70x100cm; bottom right signed; around 1930 [Karl Ewald Olszewski wurde in Czernowitz in Österreich-Ungarn geboren. Er studierte an der Kunstakademie München bei den Professoren Herterich und Habermann. An der Ostsee beobachtete und malte Olszewski die Zugvögel im An- und Abflug. Als international anerkannter Künstler war er Mitglied der königlichen Gesellschaft für Kunst in London. Er wurde 1937 in Berlin und 1954 in Düsseldorf mit der goldenen Kunstmedaille ausgezeichnet. Seine Bilder hängen in Museen wie der Städtischen Galerie in München und den Bayerischen Staatsgemäldesammlungen.] [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Group of 4 original silver print portrait photographs of the noted American pianist by the distinguished Jewish Hungarian-born Dutch photographer Eva Besnyo (1910-2003)

      Each 230 x 190 mm. (9" x 6-3/4") and with the photographer's stamp in blue ink to verso. One photograph with some spotting and slight silvering. Kilenyi had a successful international career as a pianist, performing widely in both Europe and North America in the 1930s. He studied at the Liszt Royal Academy in Budapest under Ernst von Dohnányi, with whom he developed a close friendship. Kilenyi's father was a teacher of George Gershwin. The photographer Besnyo was born in Budapest and moved to Berlin in 1930, where the photographic avant-garde was prominent; her photographs appeared in the Berliner Illustrierten Zeitung, among other publications. Besnyo became part of a circle of socially and politically engaged intellectuals and artists such as György Kepes, Joris Ivens, John Fernhout, Lászlo Moholy-Nagy, Otto Umbehr (Umbo), Robert Capa, and others. She established her own studio in 1931 but, with the growing threat of National Socialism, moved to Amsterdam in 1932, reaching some prominence there as a photographer until she was forbidden, under the occupation, to engage in all journalistic activities. Besnyo resumed her artistic activities after the war and went on to win many awards for her work. Her photographs are held by museums in both Holland and Germany. Abstracted from an article by Marion Beckers, Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia.

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        Autograph letter signed to B. Schott's Söhne Musikverlag.

      1 page. Quarto (275 x 220 mm). Dated Budapest, June 20, 1930. In blue ink on stationery with watermark "Szenabella Stationer Szénásy Budapest." In German (with translation). Bartók is furious about a volume of Hungarian folksongs published by Schott. He has asked the publisher for "corrections," but Schott refuses to take action: "I am sorry to glean from your letter that you are not inclined to respond to my request (concerning Möller's edition, 'Ungarische Volkslieder'). Because of this I am forced to attempt to realize the corrections I would like by resorting to other means." Annotations by the recipient in blue and green pencil. Slightly worn; creased at folds; small burnhole and trace of rusty paper clip to left margin; small edge tears. Apparently unpublished. Not in Demeny: Béla Bartók Letters. The publication by Schott that offended Bartók was volume 12 of Das Lied der Völker, an anthology of folksongs edited by Heinrich Möller (1876-1958). The volume, issued in 1929, reprinted two of Bartók's folksong arrangements without permission. In addition, Möller attacked Bartók's scholarly work on the subject. As Schott was not bowing to Bartók's pressure for satisfaction, Bartók took revenge and reviewed Möller's publication in the Zeitschrift für Musikwissenschaft, August-September 1931, pp. 580-582. The review sparked a polemical exchange with Möller that lasted well into the following year. See "The Bartók-Möller Polemical Interchange," in Suchoff, ed.: Béla Bartók Studies in Ethnomusicology, pp. 142-157.

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