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        Picasso 1930-1935

      Editions Cahiers d'Art, 1930. 4 Janvier 1936. Testi di Christian Zervos (Conversation avec Picasso), André Breton (Picasso poète), Paul Eluard, Benjamin Péret, Man Ray (Dictionnaire panoramique de Pablo Picasso), Salvador Dalì (Les pantoufles de Picasso), Georges Hugnet (L'iconoclaste), J. Sabartés (La literatura de Picasso), Louis Fernandez (Art sur-descriptif et art non-figuratif). Un ritratto di Picasso in bianco e nero di Man Ray firmato a pennarello rosso e una litografia originale a colori di Pablo Picasso non firmata. Un inserto di carta pesante (cm 27x19) con riproduzione di un testo autografo di Picasso e una litografia in nero non firmata. Numerose ill. in nero n.t. e su carta pesante, tra cui riproduzioni di pagine dattiloscritte con correzioni autografe di Picasso. 4to. pp. 128. . Molto buono (Very Good). Piccola mancanza al dorso (Little lack of paper to spine). Prima edizione (First Edition). . Il numero speciale, interamente dedicato a Picasso, pubblicava per la prima volta i suoi testi poetici.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Alice in Wonderland

      Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1930. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A beautiful copy of the 1930 Black Sun edition of "Alice....". Clean and Near Fine in its original wrappers and in a seemingly-immaculate, Near Fine example of the tissue dustjacket. Oblong octavo, 114 pgs. The 6 colored lithographs by Marie Laurencin have been very neatly excised from this copy, in fact so neatly--with almost no sign of their removal-- that one can certainly speculate that this may be a trial or pre-publication copy in which the plates were never included. This copy does include though the publisher's pink chemise protecting the fragile book and a VG example of the original silver carboard-backed slipcase. Another wonderful effort from the ex-patriots Harry and Caresse Crosby.

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        Bible. Verve, Vol. VIII, N. 33 et 34

      Verve, 1930. Ce double numéro est consacré à la reproduction intégrale en héliogravure des 105 planches gravées à l'eau-forte par Marc Chagall, entre 1930 et 1955, pour l'illustration de la Bible. L'artiste a composé spécialement pour la présent ouvrage 16 lithographies en couleurs et 12 en noir, ainsi que la couverture et la page de titre. Textes par Jean Wahl et Meyer Schapiro. 105 planches en noir. 4to. pp. Non numerate. . Molto buono (Very Good). . . .

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        THE FIVE STAR THEATER PRESENTS FOILED BY ESSOLUBE: A Jig-Saw Melodrama. A 150 piece Moto Monster Puzzle featuring Zero-Doccus, Karbo-Nockus, Moto-Munchus, Oilio-Gobelus, Moto-Raspus. Sponsored by the Makers of Essolube.

      [circa 1930]. First Edition. Very good. Original paper envelope, measuring 11.5" x 16.5" approx. Printed titles and Suess illustrations at front and character descriptions at rear, containing puzzle, measuring 11.25" x 17" approx. total, comprized of 150 pieces chromolithographed on card. Fully collated. Puzzle generally fine. Envelope toned and creased throughout with several small holes at edges. An attractive example of Theodor Geisel's work as a commercial artist, predating his carreer as a children's book author. This puzzle, one of many notable advertising designs Geisel produced as a part of his longstanding contract with Standard Oil, is a scene showing Essolube defeating the five "Moto Monsters," a cast of characters symbolizing the perils of using poor quality motor oil. Signed Dr. Seuss, the puzzle shows elements of the illustrator's style that would later become key components in the the author's iconic childrens books.

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        OUT OF THE ARK BOOKS

      HULME BEAMAN, S.G.. NOAH'S ARK. OUT OF THE ARK BOOKS by S.G. Hulme Beaman. London: Warne, no date, circa 1930. 6 books, color pictorial wraps are housed in a pictorial box 5 x 6". Books are fine, box has edge stain. The titles include Ham and the Egg (Ham being Noah's son), Teddy's New Job, Wally the Kangaroo, Jennie the big Giraffe, Grunty the Pig and Jimmy the baby Elephant. Each story features Noah and various animals with the ark featured as well. Illustrated with wonderful stylized color illustrations by the author. A charming little set of books.

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        Les Réfractaires

      Paris, Mornay 1930 - 20x2.5x16.5 cm Edition tirée à 700 exemplaires, il comprenant des xylographies originales de Henri Barthélemy. Un ouvrage très rare et précieux, il s'agit de l'un des 35 imprimé sur papier Japon. Edition of 700 copies including original xilographs by Henri Barthélemy. Very rare and precious copy on Japon. One of only 35 copies.

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        La Décoration Moderne à la Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres

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

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        A Christmas Carol in Prose Being a Ghost Story of Christmas

      Press of the Woolly Whale, New York 1930 - Hardcover. Number 185 of 250 copies. A lovely example of this classic Christmas story, which includes the original prospectus. This was the first book printed by the Press of the Woolly Whale to be offered for sale to the public. The text is printed from the first edition, reproduced with the most scrupulous exactitude, except for the correction of a misplaced hyphen on page 49 (original edition) where "cross-roads and-bye ways" was altered to "cross-roads and bye-ways." Bound in three quarter dark green Turkey morocco with marbled paper covered boards. Gilt title, decoration, and raised bands to spine. The top edge is gilded with the deckle being left on the side and bottom edges. Each page is printed in red and black upon Tarazona paper, which was handmade in Spain. The type is Lutetia, designed by J. van Krimpen of Holland. The initials and reproduction of Scrooge's knocker on the title page and in the colophon were created by W.A. Dwiggins. There is a small chip to the leather along the top edge of the front cover and minor wear to the corners. Offsetting to edges of endpapers from the facing leather, else the interior is clean and bright. Size folio, the first of this size issued by the press. It measures: 9.75 by 14 inches. 100 pages. PRI/062116. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop, ABAA]
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        THOUGH GENTLY.

      Deya, Majorca: The Seizin Press, 1930. - Quarto. Cloth and decorated boards, after a design by Len Lye. Minute wear at tips and a trace of dust-smudging to the boards, else fine. First edition. One of two hundred numbered copies, signed by the author, issued as Seizin 5.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs Marjorie Phillips, (Paul, 1889-1946, Landscape Painter, Surrealist and War Artist)

      1930 - thanking her for her cheque, he wishes he "had got in in front of Rembran[d]t but you might have regretted it! . With regard to the dedication", he explains that signing a proof "for so & so indicates a gift" which he is anxious to keep separate "from prints purchased from the edition", he would prefer like a grocer to "throw in something as a 'make weight' at some future time, when you feel you can do with another print", to mark his appreciation "of your charming enthusiasm", 1 side 9" x 7", Oxenbridge Cottage, Iden, Sussex, no date but 1925 - Paul Nash (like Cocteau) preferred to write round the margin, as here, rather than turn over the page. Oxenbridge Farm was the home of another war artist, Paul's friend Bertram George Buchanan. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Comprehensive History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Century One (six volume set, no index)

      Salt Lake City, UT: Deseret News Press, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. 559,541,572,557,619,611pp. Quarto [25.5 cm] Blue cloth with "star burst" scene. First edition volumes with steel engraved frontispieces and tissue guards with red printing. All volumes very good. The extremities are gently bumped and rubbed. There are small soiled scuff marks on the bottom edges of the text blocks. Occasionally the text block edges have small light stains. The pages are clean and bright. With an index. Fold-out maps in volume one, two and three. All volumes illustrated with full page plates. Originally published in the 'Americana' from July 1909 to June 1915 under the title, "History of the Mormon Church." Flake/Draper 7314. Scallawagiana 89. Auerbach 1948:600

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        Composite Catalog of Oil Field & Pipe Line Equipment, No. 2. Edition 1930

      The Oil Weekly 1930 - - Text englisch - Gewicht in Gramm: 1405 The Oil Weekly, Houston, 1930. 381, 121 S. mit zahlreichen Textabb., blind- und goldgeprägter Leinen-Einband, quart, (etwas berieben und bestoßen/Stempel auf Vorsatz/Vorsatz etwas gebräunt)

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        Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 14: Die Afrikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer

      Stuttgart: Alfred Kernen, 1930. 2 vols: 599 ; vii, 80 col plates. Hardback. Orig. publisher's half morocco, gt., slightly rubbed to spines/corners. Vg German edition. 2 vols: Text + Plates. Fine chromolithographic plates. Includes the Hawkmoths (Sphingidae) and Silkmoths (Saturniidae)

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        Robert

      - Nrf, Paris 1930, 17x22cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle 123 copie numerate su cui Lafuma Navarra e ripristinata a Quarto carta protocollo, edizione deluxe. Bound in pieno verde bottiglia Marocco leggermente rosolato a tre nervi decorati con cartucce dorate ruote su copricapi d'oro, che incornicia un dorata netta sui piatti, e le guardie contreplats seta moiré rosa, che incornicia un quadruple play reti dorate su contreplats, copertine e dorsi conservati, doppie reti dorate sui tagli, la testa dorata, ex libris colpito oro su un elegante contreplat contemporaneo vincolante firmato Adrian Leroy. Nizza copia piacevolmente stabilito. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 123 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé Lafuma Navarre et réimposés dans le format in-quarto tellière, tirage de tête. Reliure en plein maroquin vert bouteille, dos très légèrement bruni à trois nerfs orné de cartouches dorés, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, encadrement d'un filet doré sur les plats, gardes et contreplats de soie moirée rose, encadrement d'un jeu de quadruples filets dorés sur les contreplats, couvertures et dos conservés, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes, tête dorée, ex-libris frappé à l'or sur un contreplat, élégante reliure de l'époque signée d'Adrien Leroy. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Fisherman Under the Southern Cross. A Story of Adventure in New Zealand. {With Two Romer Grey Holograph Letters Signed Laid-In}.

      - New York and London. Harper & Brothers Publishers. 1930. First Edition (publishers code K-E). 8vo. (7 ½ x 5). 274 pp. Photo frontispiece showing Romer with his prize shark. Black and white plates showing many outstanding catches. The book is bound in its original green cloth with blue titles on the spine and front cover. Just a touch of corner wear to the cloth and slight darkening to the end papers, otherwise a nice clean book. Very good. [WITH] Two holograph letters penned by Romer Grey to his mother. The first letter was written on the steamship Yarmouth stationary and dated June 26, 1929. It is 6 pages in length and Romer describes his boarding the ship and describes some of the cruise. The second letter was written on the R. M. S. Tahiti stationary and dated July 26 [no year but 1920s]. It's 3 pages in length. Romer talks about Zane, and complains about the current trip they are on - Newfoundland in the summer; it was miserably cold he wrote and he longs for the time when he is in California - Zane and Romer were clearly not in the south seas. In the original envelope. The book and letters in very good condition.

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        Témpera original sobre cartón de Abraham R. Vigo para publicidad de cigarrillos Avanti.

      - Témpera original sobre cartón de Abraham R. Vigo para publicidad de cigarrillos Avanti. Circa 1930. Buen estado (leves desgastes en borde inferior derecho). Con certificado de autenticidad. 23,7 x 30 cm.

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        Heinrich Kley: Die Schauinslandbahn bei Freiburg im Breisgau (Originalzeichnung)

      1930 - Aquarell und Deckweiß über Bleistift auf Karton 49,5 x 37,5 cm Verso Nachlassstempel Heinrich Kley Provenienz: Nachlass Heinrich Kley Die Idee, den Schauinsland bei Freiburg im Breisgau durch eine Seilbahn für die Allgemein-heit zugänglich zu machen, geht in die 1890er Jahre zurück. Verwirklicht wurde das Projekt jedoch erst drei Jahrzehnte später. 1928 wurde die Schauinslandbahn Aktiengesellschaft gegründet, die neben der Kapitalbeschaffung auch für die Planung und Projektabwicklung zuständig war. Die Grundsteinlegung der Bahn erfolgte am 8. Mai 1929, die Inbetriebnahme am 17. Juli 1930. Die Schauinslandbahn ist die erste Großkabinen-Umlaufseilbahn der Welt, die große Menschenmassen befördern kann. Auf der gesamten Strecke dienen sieben Stahlstützen mit Zugseilrollen und Tragseilauflagen als Seilträger. Bei einer Länge von 3.600 m beträgt die größte Seilspannweite 734 m; die höchste Stütze misst 37 m. Ursprünglich war die Bahn mit zehn Kabinen ausgestattet, die jeweils 23 bis 25 Fahrgästen Platz boten. Die Fahrzeit vom Tal bis auf den Berg betrug 16 Minuten. Der für seine Darstellungen aus der Welt der Technik bekannte Künstler Heinrich Kley gibt in seinem in kühner Perspektive angelegten Aquarell den Blick vom Berg ins Tal wieder, so wie er sich dem Betrachter bei Verlassen der Schauinslandbahn am Gipfel präsentiert. Natur und Ingenieurskunst verschmelzen zu erhabener Einheit und legen die Vermutung nahe, dass das stimmungsvolle Aquarell zu Werbezwecken im Auftrag der Schauinslandbahn AG entstanden ist. Sicherlich wollte sie den Besuchern des Schwarzwaldes und damit ihren potentiellen Kunden vor Augen führen, dass die Schauinslandbahn Wanderern und Wintersportlern den größtmöglichen Komfort bei der Anreise auf Freiburgs Hausberg bietet. BIOGRAFIE: Heinrich Kley (1863 Karlsruhe - 1945 München). Nach Beendigung des Studiums an der Karlsruher Kunstschule 1885 ist Heinrich Kley darum bemüht, sich im Kunstleben seiner badischen Heimatstadt zu etablieren. Zwar erhält er immer wieder Aufträge von ortsansässigen Privatpersonen, Behörden sowie Unternehmen, engagiert sich in der lokalen Künstlerschaft und nimmt an Ausstellungen teil, doch bleiben größere Erfolge letztlich aus. Diese stellen sich erst nach 1900 ein, als das Unternehmen Krupp in Essen auf Kleys Fähigkeiten als Schilderer topographischer Sujets aufmerksam wird. Durch die Verbindung von zeichnerischer Präzision und koloristischem Feingefühl gelingt es ihm, die spezifischen atmosphärischen Stimmungen in der Welt der Gußstahlfabriken, Hüttenwerke und Schiffswerften einzufangen. Seine um impressionistische Elemente bereicherte realistische Kunstauffassung überzeugt bald auch andere große Unternehmen, so dass Kley innerhalb weniger Jahre den Ruf eines erstrangigen und vielbeschäftigten Industriemalers genießt. Der breiten Öffentlichkeit wird Kley durch die Mitarbeit an den Zeitschriften Simplicissimus und Jugend bekannt, die ihn 1909 zum Umzug nach München bewegen. Bis zum Ersten Weltkrieg veröffentlichen sie hunderte seiner humoristischen, satirischen und grotesken Federzeichnungen. Themen der Gesellschaftspolitik, des technischen Fortschritts sowie des Verhältnisses zwischen Mann und Frau erfasst er mit phantasiereichen Bildideen, psychologischem Einfühlungsvermögen und unverwechselbarer Virtuosität. Mit gleicher Könnerschaft charakterisiert er menschliche Verhaltensweisen durch Mensch-Tier-Vergleiche pointiert und unterhaltsam. Obwohl es nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg ruhig um den von Schicksalsschlägen getroffenen Künstler wird, erfahren seine Federzeichnungen eine erstaunliche Rezeption in den USA. In den späten 1930er Jahren wird Walt Disney auf sie aufmerksam und nutzt sie fortan als wichtige Inspirationsquelle für seine Zeichentrickfilme. So lebt Kleys Kunst in den Figuren von „Dumbo“, „Fantasia“ und „Dschungelbuch“ weiter und begeistert weltweit ein Millionenpublikum. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Tavola Originale - PREFERITE I PRODOTTI NAZIONALI

      1930. Siglata A.L.P.I., non datata ma 1930 ca. Splendido bozzetto originale in tecnica mista (china e acquarello). Piccolo restauro all'angolino basso esterno. 40x60. Non firmata ma certamente opera di Cesare Battisti proveniente dalla sua raccolta personale di tavole e bozzetti.

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        St.Mawr - This is not the book but a unique Furniture Drawer (Toolbox) made by a D.H.Lawrence enthusiast. The Drawer was made in bookform and has the St.Mawr Emblemata on the cover and the title on the spine. Excellent craftsmanship. Leather covered board.

      no place, c. 1930 - Folio. Original Hardcover with leather covered boards. Hard to qualify this exceptional piece as Ephemera, but that is what it is. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Dimensions are 45,5cm (high), 34cm (wide), 13cm (thick). St Mawr is a short novel (or novella) written by D. H. Lawrence. It was first published in 1925. The heroine of the story, Lou Witt, abandons her sterile marriage and a brittle, cynical post-First World War England. Her sense of alienation is associated with her encounter with a high-spirited stallion, the St Mawr whose name provides the title for this tale. She eventually settles in a remote ranch set high in the mountains of New Mexico, near Taos. Lawrence wrote most of this brief novel whilst spending five months of the summer of 1924 at what is now known as the D. H. Lawrence Ranch, a property which he and wife, Frieda, acquired from Mabel Dodge Luhan earlier that year. St Mawr first appeared in St Mawr and Other Stories which, in addition to the novella, consists of two short stories 'The Overtone' and 'The Princess', and two unfinished stories 'The Wilful Woman' and 'The Flying Fish'. All these works were written during Lawrence's stay in America between 1922 and 1925. (Wikipedia)

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        Moby Dick

      Chicago: Lakeside Press. 1930. First. Illustrations by Rockwell Kent. Wear and slight fraying at the edges of the spine, a sound but good only copy lacking the dustwrapper. Author Peter Taylor's copy with his ownership signature dated in 1941. Beautifully illustrated by Kent with magnificent woodcuts, this is considered to be his masterpiece. .

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        ESTACION DE IDA Y VUELTA.

      - Madrid, Ediciones Ulises, 1930, 1ª edición, 13x16, retrato, 199 págs. 4 hojas. Dedicatoria en hoja de respeto manuscrita y firmada por Rosa Chacel en 1930 dirigida a unos amigos. Cubierta editorial con algunas pequeñas imperfecciones en lomera y puntita de contracubierta, interior perfecto. (51790).

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        Poema par ormani (Poem about a Cabman)

      Zelta grauds, Riga (Gold Grain, Riga) 1930 - Latvian language. Enlarged format. Octavo 20 x 24 cm. Weight 100 gr. Wrappers 48 pp., including 3 sheets of illustrations tables. The book is in Near Fine condition, without any visible defects, losses, remarks and stains. Two soft creases across front cover corners, very light stain on the bottom left corner of front (please see images). Three amazing ink drawings for the book considered very successful work of Romans Suta. The poet’s ode to the cabman and the partying and entertaining city in which he drove his cart proved to be close in mood to the artist. That is seen in the many cafes, bars and saloons which he drew. Caks's poem depicts Riga's typical cabman, who became gradually replaced by cars. In the second half on 1920s Riga achieved progress in mechanization, jazz, outlandish schlagers, fashion, artistic movements etc. Poet portrays going away silhouette of modern city, which has undergone entire era of changes. In this poem, as in early works, poet swim strongly against the tide, he is against the generally accepted ranges of society and don't evaluate changes positively (here he takes cabman's side). As a poet, Aleksandrs Caks (1901-1950) was a legend, the most influential poet among the Latvian modernists. Caks' poetry is notable for its urban setting and modernity which gave it a strong contrast with the established pastoral and folkloric traditions in Latvian literature. His verses was devoted to Riga’s restless, throbbing life, including topics and characters that had hardly been featured before — the city nightlife, horse taxi drivers (cabmen), shop-windows, streets and boulevards, poverty- stricken suburbs. He is a world-level poet whose works are endowed with all human feelings, a vast scope of emotions and a passionate love. Aleksandrs Caks’ verse heralded the origination of the modern Latvian poetry by proposing new aesthetic principles and poetic forms. The format characteristics of his verse - rhyme, rhythm and imagery - have influenced succeeding generations of poets. Caks poetry is full of extravagant comparisons and metaphors. He keeps the reader riveted by the vivid scenery, the wealth of personifications, wild imagination and expressivness of his language. The lyrical strand of Latvian poetry is not absent even from Caks's most modernist, futurist poems. Artist Romans Suta (1896-1944) considered as outstanding representative of classical modernism in Latvia's art history. In the late 1910s, Romans Suta created artworks with simple forms and heightened expression. He often depicted Latvians, forged by war and their lives as refugees. By the first half of the 1920s, artist increasingly turned to the styles of Constructivism and Cubism. Very popular became his works in the field of graphic art - series of indian ink drawings which depict inviolable components of an urban environment, along with wine lovers, card players, musicians and dancers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        "I Got Rhythm"

      : , 1930. "I Got Rhythm, I Got Music, I Got My Man Who Could Ask For Anything More" One of the Most Catchy Melodies in American History GERSHWIN, George. [Musical Notation] "I Got Rhythm". The two opening musical bars of the immortal "I Got Rhythm" Titled and signed by George Gershwin. [ca. 1930-1937]. Written in pencil on the back of a dinner menu: "Cream of Mushroom Soup/Cold Fish/Saddle of Lamb/Salad Galluis/Fruit/Coffee" (window mounted on back). Matted, framed and glazed. (2 7/8 x 4 7/8 inches; 73 x 123 mm.). Frame size: 9 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches; 248 x 299 mm. Provenance: Purchased from New York Rare Book Dealer Walter Schatski, November 1971. When George Gershwin composed "I Got Rhythm" with lyrics by Ira Gershwin for the 1930s musical Girl Crazy, he created not only one of the most catchy melodies in American history, but also a Jazz standard. Its chord progression, known as the "rhythm changes", is the foundation for many other popular jazz tunes such as Charlie Parker's and Dizzy Gillespie's bebop standard "Anthropology (Thrivin' on a Riff)". "Not only did Ethel Merman introduce "I Got Rhythm" in the Broadway musical, Girl Crazy, but Girl Crazy introduced Ethel Merman to Broadway. The show opened on October 14, 1930, at the Alvin Theatre and ran for 272 performances. Ginger Rogers was the co-star of the show, but in her debut as a leading lady she lost the limelight to Ethel Merman." "I Got Rhythm" was George Gershwin's favorite among the songs he composed for Broadway musicals. An indication of this affection was the dedication to his brother Ira of his last concert work, The "I Got Rhythm" Variations, which was written expressly for a 1934 concert tour with the thirty-piece Leo Reisman Orchestra, conducted by Charles Previn. The 12,000-mile tour was a self-financed affair to celebrate the tenth anniversary of "Rhapsody in Blue." (jazzstandards.com) George Jacob Gershwin (September 26, 1898 - July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist. Gershwin's compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. Among his best-known works are the orchestral compositions Rhapsody in Blue (1924) and An American in Paris (1928) as well as the opera Porgy and Bess (1935). Gershwin studied piano under Charles Hambitzer and composition with Rubin Goldmark, Henry Cowell and Joseph Brody. He began his career as a song plugger, but soon started composing Broadway theatre works with his brother Ira Gershwin, and Buddy DeSylva. He moved to Paris intending to study with Nadia Boulanger, who refused him, where he began to compose An American in Paris. After returning to New York City, he wrote Porgy and Bess with Ira and the author DuBose Heyward. Initially a commercial failure, Porgy and Bess is now considered one of the most important American operas of the twentieth century. Gershwin moved to Hollywood and composed numerous film scores until his death in 1937 from a malignant brain tumor. Gershwin's compositions have been adapted for use in many films and for television, and several became jazz standards recorded in many variations. Many celebrated singers and musicians have covered his songs.

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        Experiments with High Velocity Positive Ions" in The Proceedings of the Royal Society, 129, 1930, pp. 477-489

      Harrison & Sons, London 1930 - BOUND FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST DESCRIPTION OF THE FIRST PARTICLE ACCELERATOR TO BE INTENTIONALLY CONCEIVED. This paper describes the design and early operation of the first proton accelerator."The importance of Cockcroft and Walton's work is enormous, not only because it gave an experimental proof that quantum mechanics was adequate to treat the nuclear processes, but also because, at the global level, it foreshadowed what was going to be the future of nuclear physics, and more generally, of the physics of elementary particles: no longer an isolated work, which could be done in any laboratory, but an organized enterprise, that was possible only in well-equipped centers, where the great accelerating machines could be built and operated" (Bruzzanti, Enrico Fermi,159).Cockcroft and Walton's "paper marks the beginning of the lines of evolution for particle accelerators. The starting point is located with nuclear protophysics in a 1930 paper [the offered paper] by Cockcroft and Walton: 'It would appear to be very important to develop an additional line of attack on problems of the atomic nucleus. The greater part of our information on the structure of the nucleus has come from experiments with alpha particles and if we can supplement those with sources of positive ions accelerated by high potentials we should have an experimental weapon which would have many advantages over the alpha particle" (Cockroft and Walton, 1930, 477; ibid)."The study of the scattering of charged particles has been, since the early years of the 20th century, the main tool for the experimental research in atomic and nuclear physics. However, the energy of the particles emitted in natural processes is quite small, and therefore it became necessary to design the particle accelerators, machines that dramatically changed high energy physics. One could say, establishing an analogy with an older and more familiar area of investigation, that the particle accelerators have allowed researchers to explore the structure of matter at smaller and smaller dimensions, as the telescope enlarged our knowledge of the universe at much larger scales" (Bruzzanti, 157-158)."Cockcroft and Walton were among many scientists wanting to probe deeper into the fundamental structure of matter by penetrating the nucleus. Knowing that creating and maintaining a voltage that would allow them to accelerate alpha-particles to energies above those of radioactively-produced 's was currently impossible, they looked to accelerate something lighter instead-protons. "Cockcroft made estimations of the minimum energy required to penetrate a nucleus based on some calculations he found in an article circulating in the Cavendish Laboratory on the new theory of wave mechanics. The author of this article, George Gamow, a young Russian employed by Niehls Bohr's Institute of Theoretical Physics in Copenhagen, theorized that a charged particle making a head-on collision with a nucleus has a chance of penetration (tunneling) even if it does not have as much energy as would be required by pre-wave mechanics physics (Gamow, 496). "Cockcroft deduced that protons would be a better agent than alpha', and that a proton with energy of 300 kilovolts (kV) would be about one-thirtieth as efficient against boron as an alpha from polonium would be against aluminum. He and Walton went straight to work. They initially used a 200 kV transformer to accelerate protons through a straight discharge tube. When this yielded no results, they concluded that they needed higher potentials. "They decided to build a voltage multiplier consisting of a complicated set of capacitors connected to rectifying diodes acting as Figure 1. Cockcroft and Walton's voltage multiplier (Cockcroft and Walton, 620). 4 switches. They discovered that by opening and closing these switches in various sequences they could achieve a potential of 800 kV from their 200 kV transformer. In 1932 they were vindicated when they used a potential of 500 kV to accel [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Bird Watcher's Note Book

      Philip Allan, London 1930 - First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Eugene Connett's Copy. With 2 ALSs to Eugene Connett laid in, about wodcock, 5 pp. in all and a manuscript entitled "Woodcock and Cattle", 3 pages, tipped onto the front free-endpaper. Green cloth. Fine in quite chipped dust jacket with loss [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Kapital: in Chinese Tanslation. 2 vols.

      Shanghai and Beijing: Quin'Lyn and East Asia Books - First edition of the first two parts of Marx's Das Kapital in Chinese, a rare translation. Vol.1 was translated by Chen Chi-shio in 1930. Vol. 2 was translated by Pan Dong-Jo in 1932 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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

      N.p. Touring Topics, Automobile Club of Southern California, December 15, 1930. First Edition, Limited #13 of 20 portfolios. 12 color plates of reproductions of paintings depicting the Story of Transportation in the Southwest; one plate titled "Indian Burden-Bearers" SIGNED by Maynard Dixon. Includes a 12 pp staplebound descriptive leaflet by John S. Gorby and a small sheet with limitation statement (nibbled around the edges). Also included is the January 1930 edition of the Touring Topics magazine with the image of "Indian Burden-Bearers" on front cover. Housed in publisher's folding green portfolio with paper title label affixed to front board. color plates are clean & bright (borders of one plate show light foxing); light, general wear to portfolio; lacking black ribbon ties; a very good copy of an uncommon title, made more unique with Maynard Dixon's signature. Twelve episodes in the development of transportation on the Pacific Slope, from paintings made by Maynard Dixon expressly for the covers of Touring Topics. Titled images include Indian Burden-bearers, Spanish Galleon, Carretas and Pack-trains, Prairie Schooner, Clipper Ship, Overland Stage, Pony Express, Early Pacific Steamship, Freighting Wagons, First Pacific Railroad, The Automobile, and The Airplane. Published especially for the Officers and Directors of the Automobile Club of Southern California.

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        Pablo Picasso Par Eugenio D Ors. Con 4 pochoir

      Paris, Editions des Chroniques du jour 1930 - form. 28,5X23.Brossura edit. Con sovraccoperta piegata a busta. Lieve usura al dorso integro co lieve restauro. 54 riproduzioni in B/N e 4 tavole a colori POCHOIR. Tiratura in 1250 esemplari . La copia appartiene alle prime 550 dell Edizione Francese (520) Cat. SETTANTANOVE/52 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sein und Zeit. Erste Hälfte. [Alles was erschienen].

      Gr.8, XI, 438 S., OLwd. m. Rückenschild u. Deckelpräg., Rückenschildchen m. kl. Verlusten, Rückenkante am Fuss m. kl. Läsur, Vorderdeckel mit wenigen winzigen Stockfleckchen, Bindung etw. gelockert, (meist) feine An- und Unterstreichungen in Bleistift. EA der Buchausgabe (Sonderdruck aus Jahrbuch für Philosophie und Phänomenologische Forschung, Bd. VII). - Beiliegend eine Originalfotografie (9 x 6.5 cm Ganzfigur von M. Heidegger vor einem Haus, rückseitig in Tinte betitelt Prof. M. Heidegger / in Amsterdam / 1930 / Begynhof [Begijnhof]). - Exemplar aus der Bibliothek des Schweizer Romanisten Theophil Spoerri (von diesem Name auf Titelblatt und [wohl] zahlreiche Anstreichungen). - Theophil Spörri [Spoerri], geboren 10.6.1890 La Chaux-de-Fonds, gestorben 24.12.1974 Caux (Gem. Montreux), [...]. Ab 1909 Romanistikstud. an den Univ. Zürich und Bern, dort 1916 Promotion. 1912-22 Lehrer am Freien Gymnasium Bern, 1922-56 o. Prof. für rom. Philologie der Univ. Zürich (1948-50 Rektor). [...] Polit. und soziales Engagement u. a. in der Neuen Helvet. Gesellschaft und der Moral. Aufrüstung. 1940 Mitgründer und erster Präs. des Gotthardbunds. Die starke religiöse Komponente in S.s Leben bestimmte auch seine Forschung [...] (HLS).

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        The Picture of Dorian Gray

      viii, 281, [1] pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece and 7 color plates by Henriette Stern Majeska, each with captioned tissue guard. The only published novel by Oscar Wilde, originally printed in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine's July 1890 issue. The illustrator, Henriette Stern Majeska, was a prolific designer, decorator, and book illustrator who also designed costumes for Cecil B. DeMille, the Ziegfeld Follies and Irving Berlin's Music Box Review.Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION GOTHIC FAUST FAUSTIAN IRISH OSCAR WILDE PICTURE DORIAN GRAY Limited edition, #890 of 1540 copies, only 1500 of which were offered for sale upon publication. Signed by illustrator on frontispiece page. Includes publisher's slipcase, the limitation number of which matches that on the book's colophon. Slipcase edges a bit rubbed. Some pages unopened. New York: Horace Liveright, 1930. Limited Edition. Fine/Near Fine. Majeska, [Henriette Stern].

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        Bronzefigur: Nackte Tänzerin.

       Bronze auf schmalem Marmorsockel, mit *W.S.Resch* in der Plinthe signiert, undatiert ( ca. 1930-1940 ). Höhe 44 cm, Gewicht 4800 Gramm . Resch wurde 1889 in München geboren, Schüler von G. Busch, H. Jobst, K. Killer, M. Heilmaier und Fritz Behn. >> Vergleiche auch den Eintrag zum Künstler im Thieme-Becker, Künstlerlexikon, Band XXVIII, Seite 181<<< Guter Zustand mit schöner Patina. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Resch, Walter Sebastian Resch, Bronze, Bronzen, Erotica, Nackt, Tänzerin, Tanzende, Erotika, München, Google

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        Anabasis: A Poem by St.-J. Perse [pseud]. With a Translation into English by . . .

      London: Faber and Faber, 1930. 8vo, original green cloth, gilt lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Eliot's translation from the French of the epic poem by Marie René Auguste Alexis Léger (who wrote under the pseudonym Saint-John Perse), which Eliot wrote is "of same importance as the later work of Mr. James Joyce.". Fine copy.

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        Originale Fotografie (Vintage, Gelatinesilber) - "Apparition" (Erscheinung) auf Karton aufgezogen / signiert, um 1930

      Großformatige Fotografie (Gelatinesilber, Vintage) auf Originalkarton des Fotografen Victor Pokorny (amerikanisch, tätig in den 1930er /1940er Jahren). Bezeichnet unter dem Foto "APPARITION" und signiert "VICTOR POKORNY". Rückseitig nochmalige Bezeichnung, Nummerierung und Adresse des Fotografen (Arnold, Pasadena). Aufnahme um 1930-40 entstanden, wahrscheinlich ein Ausstellungsabzug. Karton mit Gebrauchsspuren, Fotografie mit geringen Aussilberungen, Karton rückseitig Klebereste, sonst sehr gut erhalten. Format Foto 39,5 x 29,5 cm, Karton 47 x 35 cm.

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        Poems

      1930 - AUDEN, W. H. Poems. London: Faber & Faber, [1930]. 79 p. Light blue printed wrappers over unprinted card covers. Spine a bit darkened, light rubbing of extremities, but a very good copy. First edition of Auden's first published book, printed in an edition of 1000 copies. A nice copy of a fragile book. Bloomfield & Mendelson A2. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Physical Principles of the Quantum Theory. Translated by Carl Eckart and Frank C. Hoyt. (Frederick Seitz's copy, with his signature.)

      Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1930. - Copy of Frederick Seitz (1911-2008), with his signature. First Edition in English of Die physikalischen Prinzipien der Quantentheorie (1930). xii, 183 pp; 14 figs. Original cloth. Very Good. 'In the English edition, Professor Heisenberg's lectures on the mathematical part of the theory have been reproduced in more detail' (p. ix). This Appendix &#150; 'The Mathematical Apparatus of Quantum Theory' &#150; is almost one-half of the book, pp. 105-183. For Eckart, see D. S. B. 17: 250-2. For Heisenberg, see D. S. B. 17: 401. Werner Heisenberg: Nobel Prize, Physics, 1932, 'for the creation of quantum mechanics, the application of which has, inter alia, led to the discovery of the allotropic forms of hydrogen.' [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Moby Dick or The Whale

      New York, NY: Random House, 1930. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Kent, Rockwell. A wonderful edition with woodcut illustrations by Rockwell Kent. We've never handled a copy with the dust jacket so very clean and bright. First Trade Edition. xxxi, [1], 822, [3] pp. 12mo. Original dust jacket with small 1/4" round stain at base of "B" in "MOBY". 7/8" closed tear at top of front flap hinge on front panel, 1-1/2" closed tear at head of spine along front hinge, small chips at foot of spine, now in mylar cover. Silver cover and spine illustration on black cloth cover. Binding is pristine, sharp and bright. Light spotting along head of text block, interior absoutely pristine.

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        Wild Company [Roadhouse] (Original screenplay for the 1930 film)

      Fox Film Corporation, 1930. Early Draft Screenplay for the 1930 pre-code film, "Wild Company" (here under the working title, "Roadhouse") directed by Leo McCarey, written for the screen by Bradley King, and starring Frank Albertson and Bela Lugosi. &#11;&#11;An early example of a film about "rebellious youth," set during Prohibition, about the exploits of a spoiled young man who squanders his parents' money in an illicit speak-easy, and ultimately gets involved in murder. Featuring Bela Lugosi in a pre-"Dracula" role as a doomed club owner. &#11;&#11;Blue titled wrappers, with the title "Roadhouse" and a date of April 9, 1930. Holograph notation "N.Y." at the top right corner (this was the file copy for the New York office of the Fox Film Corporation). 137 leaves, mimeograph, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, lightly toned at the edges, wrapper Very Good plus with yapped edges, bound with two gold brads.

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        Charlie Chan Carries On

      Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis 1930 - First edition. 334 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. In rare dust jacket. Yellow cloth rubbed at margins of covers. Some foxing to endpapers. Chipping and rubbing to dust jacket with some closed tears. Very good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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