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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. .

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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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        Moscow Pictorial Street Map.

      Moscow. Intourist. No date. Ca. early 1930s. Color lithographic pictorial map, folding into pictorial card covers 8 1/2 x 4 inches. Card covers lightly soiled, worn with edge tears. Map has three tears at fold ends (up to 2 1/2 inch), one other closed tear at lower edge, light toning to paper, good condition. Stunning color lithographic map of Moscow by Michael Getmanski dating from the late 1920s to early 1930s. Color-keyed numerical listings identifying in English: Museums, Monuments, Railway Stations, Government and Educational Institutions, and (in by far the longest listing) theatres and musical venues. Located on the map are the Bolshoi Theatre, the Moscow Art Theatres 1 and 2, The Little Maly, Vakhtangov, Kamerny, and Meyerhold Theatres, the Stanislavski Opera Theatre, the Nemirovich Danchenko Musical Theatre, the Jewish Theatre, the Gypsy Theatre, the Workers' Children's Theatre, and more than two dozen additional sites dedicated to music and theatre. In its exceptionally detailed focus on important sites, the map documents the extraordinary vitality of Moscow's cultural institutions in the early years of the Soviet Union.

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        Das Handelsgesetzbuch vom 10. Mai 1897 (unter Ausschluß des Seerechts) auf der Grundlage des Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuchs. 3. Auflage. Band 1, 2/I-II, 3/I, 3/III, 4 u. 5/I-II in 8 (von 9 erschienenen) Bänden.

      - Mannheim, Bensheimer, 1930-33. Gr.-8vo. Originalhalbleder mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln (berieben u. etwas gelockert, Rückgelenk von Bd. 3/1 befestigt). 1. GEILER, Karl, Victor HOENIGER u.a. Allgemeine Einleitung und §§ 1-104. - 2/I. GEILER, Karl. Allgemeine Einleitung. Das Gesellschaftsrecht des bürgerlichen Rechts. - 2/II. FLECHTHEIM, Julius. §§ 105-177, 335-342. - 3/I. BING, Fritz, Julius FLECHTHEIM, Max HACHENBURG. Einleitung. Die Aktiengesellschaft im Leben der Wirtschaft und §§ 178-183, §§ 184-230a. - 3/III. HACHENBURG, Max. Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien. §§ 320-334. - 4. BREIT, James u. Viktor HOENIGER. Allgemeine Einleitung zum 3. Buch und §§ 343-372. - 5/I. BREIT, James u. Victor HOENIGER. Einleitung. Der Kauf nach dem Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuche und §§ 373-382. - 5/II. BING, Fritz u. Julius LEHMANN, §§ 383-473. - Das Erscheinen des Kommentars von A. DÜRINGER (1855-1924) u. M. HACHENBURG (1860-1951) mußte unter nationalsozialistischem Druck 1935 eingestellt werden, die 3. Auflage blieb unvollendet. Max Hachenburg, seit 1924 Mitglied des Reichskartellgerichts, emigrierte 1934 nach England und 1946 in die USA. Die Nazis brachten unter der Federführung des Staatssekretärs im Reichsjustizministerium, Franz Schlegelberger, 1939 einen eigenen Kommentar auf den Markt. - In 7 Bänden Vorsätze u. Titel gestempelt sowie Innendeckel mit Bibliotheksetikett unter Tesa. Band 4 aus einem anderen Exemplar ergänzt. Beiliegen ein weiteres Exemplar von Band 2/I sowie eine Fotokopie von Band 3, Lieferung 5. - Zusammen 9 Bände.

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        Moby Dick or the Whale.

      Folio, 3 volumes in original black cloth, lettered and with designs on spines and upper boards in silver. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent throughout. Lettering on spines a little dulled and rubbed, some light offsetting from plates to letterpress as usual. A very good set with original aluminium slipcase (slightly scatched), the original acetate wrappers not preserved. First Rockwell Kent edition, limited to 1,000 sets. One of the finest editions of Melville's masterpiece and one of the great American illustrated books of the 20th century. In 1926 Rockwell Kent (1882-1971), then just beginning to establish his fame as an artist, was approached by R. R. Donnelley and Sons to illustrate a new edition of Richard Henry Dana's Two Years Before the Mast. Kent demurred, suggesting Moby Dick instead. Kent was given complete freedom to design and illustrate the three-volume set. The resulting work has been hailed as a masterpiece of 20th-century book illustration.

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        Moby Dick

      New York: Random House, 1930. Full leather. Fine. New York: Random House, 1930. Full leather. One volume. Octavo. Moby Dick or the Whale, by Herman Melville. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent, First Trade Edition. Recently bound in full red morocco, gilt motif to spine, gilt title, top edge gilt, decorative marbled endpaper.

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        LITTLE CAESAR (1930)

      Warner Brothers 1930 - Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy gelatin silver print still photo, USA. Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., dir: Mervyn LeRoy; Warner Bros. The famous granddaddy of gangster films which began a series of violent and adult-themed gangster films during the early talkie/Pre-Code era. Though a warning appeared at the top of the film, the producers painted a rather flashy picture of the gangster life in what was then the height of both the Depression and Prohibition. Gangster Rico (Little Caesar) does pay with his life in the end, though. The film is most famous for Robinson's final line. In this atmospheric still we not only see Robinson pointing his pistol, but one being pointed at him in shadow. The pointing of guns would be forbidden in stills a few years later when the stringent Production Code began. Still is coded LC PUB-A55. Minor creasing at corners only. ABOUT FINE

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        Henry Irving


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        What Medicine Can Do For Law

      Justice Cardozo's address before the New York Academy of Medicine, his first effort to discuss extra-judicially capital punishment and mental responsibility, inter alia, inscribed by him in full ("Benjamin N. Cardozo") on the first free endpaper. Original maroon cloth backed boards, a very little faded, else well preserved, the edges untrimmed and largely uncut; with the half title. Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1930.

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        BELTRAND]. La douce enfance de Thierry Seneuse. Illustrations de Jacques Beltrand.

      Reims, Michaud, 1930. - in-4, Demi-chagrin à gros grains bleu de colbalt, coins, dos à nerfs, tête or, ébarbé, couverture conservée, étui. (Ateliers Muller à Nancy). Charmantes et suaves compositions en vignettes de Jacques Beltrand, coloriées dans des tons pastels. Pol Neveux, proche des naturalistes et du groupe de Médan, avait publié ces souvenirs champenois en 1916. Cette édition illustrée n'a été tirée qu'à 200 exemplaires. (Carteret IV, p. 305). - Bel exemplaire, bien établi par un relieur nancéen.

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      Wien I. Verlag Anton Schroll & Co., 1930. - mit 260 Abbildungen nach Fotos, 4°. 28,9 x 22,7 cm. 163 Seiten, Herausgegeben von Joseph Gantner, Neues Bauen in der Welt - Einzeldarstellungen, 2, Neues Bauen in der Welt - Einzeldarstellungen, 2 In gutem Zustand. die Broschur zu zwei Dritteln ohne Einbandrücken und entsprechendem Schutzumschlag am Rücken, der Schutzumschlag berieben und mit Randanrissen und Randfehlstellen, der Buchblock fest und sauber, die Broschur innen tadellos. Broschur bzw. Taschenbuch, mit Schutzumschlag, [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Lettering for Students and Craftsmen.

      4to., original white buckram, lettered in gilt on spine. With four hundred and three illustrations. A little browning to endpapers, otherwise a near fine copy. First edition, Edition de Luxe. One of 380 numbered copies on handmade paper, signed by the author, "and containing two specially designed and hitherto unpublished alphabets by the Author". Born in 1864, William Graily Hewitt was educated at Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge. He was called to the bar in 1889 but interrupted his legal career by writing a novel and a volume of short stories. In 1899 he attended Edward Johnston's evening classes at the Central School of Arts and Crafts and was rapidly brought in to teach there, and at Camberwell School of Art, when Johnston gave up due to pressure of work (1901). Graily Hewitt taught at the Central School until c.1930. He published in tandem with Johnston in the early years of the century and collaborated with other scribes and illuminators throughout his life. Graily Hewitt and Ida Henstock worked together on the Book of Subscribers to the Bodleian Appeal (1949) and Graily Hewitt collaborated with many private presses as a decorator. His many publications on handwriting and type design appeared from 1915 to 1943, his work is in the Victoria and Albert Museum's collection and he was one of the original members of the book and printing circle, the Double Crown Club.

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        Le juif errant est arrivé

      First edition, one of 20 numbered copies on Hollande paper, this one specially printed for Henri Béraud, the tirage de tête.Autograph inscription from Albert Londres to his friend Henri Béraud "... et porté par les tendresses d'Albert Londres [carried by the affection of Albert Londres]" underneath the justification.A few small light spots principally affecting silk paper guards. % Albin Michel Paris 1930 14x21cm broché

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        The Shepheards Calender. Conteyning Twelve Æglogues Proportionable to the Twelve Monethes.

      Folio. Original quarter vellum over beige silk cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed; additional coloured title and 12 head-pieces by John Nash, hand-coloured through stencils at the Curwen Press; some foxing to the boards, otherwise very good in dust-jacket which is defective along the top edge and darkened at the spine. Limited to 350 numbered copies on Barcham Green hand-made paper. A handsomely printed and illustrated edition.

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        Charlie Chan Carries On.

      Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company. 1930. FIRST EDITION. 8vo., pp. 334. Publisher's yellow cloth, blue titles. Very light spotting to edges and a few leaves, Near fine. In bright, very good dustwrapper with light rubbing to spine, minor creasing. A Charlie Chan Mystery. Howard Haycraft; Murder For Pleasure. Eric Quayle; Detective Fiction.

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        Ulysses. (Vom Verfasser geprüfte, definitive Deutsche Ausgabe von Georg Goyert).

      Rhein-Verlag,, 1930. Zweite deutsche Ausgabe. Zürich, Rhein-Verlag, 1930. 8°. 632, 611 Seiten. Originale, schwarze Halblederbände auf 3 falschen Bünden mit vergoldetem Rückentitel und Stehkantenvergoldung. Außergewöhnlich guter Zustand mit nur ganz geringen Gebrauchsspuren.

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        Shell Motor Tours. A complete guide to the best and most interesting provincial and desert routes in Egypt.

      Cairo: Shell Company and the Royal Automobile Club of Egypt, 1930 - Octavo. Original card wrappers printed in red and black. A little rubbed and soiled on the wrappers, light marginal toning, overall very good. First edition, extremely uncommon early moto-tourist handbook for Egypt, with no copies traced in libraries. Tours are listed with Cairo and Alexandria as starting points, beginning with 50-mile round trips, such as Cairo to the pyramids at Saqqara, and extending to considerably longer journeys, including Cairo to Luxor and Alexandria to the isolated Siwa Oasis: testament to a time when Egypt was perhaps more easily navigable than it is today. Routes are meticulously described and the notes pages are filled with detailed itineraries in manuscript, not limited to Egypt but also including routes to Jerusalem and Petra. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        My Early Life. Together with: Thoughts and Adventures.

      London: Thornton Butterworth, 1930 and 1932. FIRST EDITIONS, octavo. Bound in publisher's pink and green cloth respectively, both with gilt titles to spines and upper cover, uniformly stamped in blind. Naval bookplate to first volume, discreet ink inscription to pastedown, some edge-toning, bindings a little rubbed. Very good indeed, housed in a fleece-lined cloth slipcase. These two volumes represent Churchill's only autobiographical works.

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        Manosque des plateaux

      First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Japan paper, the tirage de tête.With a frontispiece by Lucien Jacques.This copy retains the double state of the frontispice, like every copy of the the tirage de tête.A very good copy. Emile-Paul frères Paris 1930 14,5x20,5cm broché

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        Eva ou le journal interrompu

      First edition, review copy."Bradel" binding timber way, smooth back, piece of red morocco title, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, binding signed Thomas Boichot.Precious autograph signed by Jacques Chardonne Henri Beraud.Nice copy pleasantly established. Grasset Paris 1930 12x19cm relié

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        Awisha's Carpet The Story of a Little Arab Girl. Inscribed by Martin.

      Doubleday, Doran and Company, Garden City, New York 1930 - A fine stated first edition inscribed "With the very good wishes of Dahris Martin May 15, 1931." Twenty-eight plates, four of which are in color; pictorial end-papers. Blue cloth with cinnamon text. Very scarce dust jaket with large substantial to head of spine. ; 8vo ; xiii, 190. pages [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Seeds of Murder

      Doubleday Doran and Company / The Crime Club 1930 - First edition. (As stated on copyright page.) 302 p. Black cloth with red lettering. About Very Good in Very Good+ supplied dust jacket. Light wear. Some bookplate remnants on rear paste down, Forbes Bookshop stamp on front endpapers. Jacket spine panel a bit darkened, some scuffs and edge wear. The author's first book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Map of Berkeley, Oakland, & Alameda. Pictorial envelope title:This is a Section of the Map of Alameda County showing Some of the Early Histories of Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda and Environs with Special References to the Flora & Fauna of this most colorfu

      Berkeley, CA. The Sather Gate Book Shop. No date. Ca. 1930? Color pictographic / pictorial map poster, 34 1/2 by 42 3/4 inches folding, professionally mounted on linen. Infill painting of little loss at fold intersections, infill of pinhole at each corner, only visible on the closest of inspections. Bright and clean. Together with the COLOR PICTORIAL ENVELOPE into which the poster was originally folded (tears and little paper loss to edges). Fabulous Art Deco style map by Michael Baltekal Goodman, notable for its brilliant color and striking design. The minimalist design of the street layout at the centre of the map is in stark contrast to the blue pattern of the sea at lower left and the rich greens, reds and oranges of the inland area at upper right. The names of several of the main streets are featured in scrolls, also historical events and important places such as Oakland Municipal Airport. Many buildings are featured in elevations; meanwhile vessels, ancient and contemporary, sail the harbour. Wind cherubs at the corners hark back to ancient maps as does the mythical sea creature at lower right. In the elaborate border are vignette images of historial events. The map was produced in collaboration with Eugene (Eugen) Neuhaus, the California painter and teacher. At the centre of the upper border a quotation proclaims the glory of San Francisco in the westward push of the nation: the best is last; it seems likely that the artist mapmaker had the intention of making this map of San Francisco the most glorious in scale and color of the several maps of American cities that had been published in the late 1920s under the influence of MacDonald Gill's Wonderground map.

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        Gulliver's Travels.

      London: Cresset Press, 1930. Three quarto volumes. From an edition of 205 copies, this is one of ten printed on Roman vellum. With twelve hand-colored copper-engraved illustrations by Rex Whistler, nine engraved head- and tailpieces, and five maps. Also with an extra suite of all the engravings laid into a single volume, each signed by Whistler and individually matted. Whistler's skills as a theater designer and as a muralist align in this work, which is widely regarded as his masterpiece, as well as a highspot of 20th century fine printing. Viewing these finely detailed engravings on vellum lends them a dimensionality that cannot be found in the issue on paper. Bound in original full tan morocco by the Wood bindery. Some natural tonal variations to the vellum internally. A fine set of Whistler's most important illustrated text in the rare vellum issue. Housed in two brown, morocco-backed folding cases. (Ransom, Selective Check Lists, p. 7).

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        [U.S.A. trilogy, comprising] The 42nd Parallel; [with] 1919; [and] The Big Money

      First Printing New York Harper & Brothers / Harcourt, Brace [through 1936] 1930 Three octavo volumes (probably unread), First Printings, in the original publisher's bindings and pictorial dust jackets. The 42nd Parallel: First edition (so stated, with correct A-E code), one of only 7500 copies issued. xii,426pp. Maroon cloth spine, decorative orange paper covers with over-all silver and blue design (one of two variants?no priority established), gilt paper spine label lettered in black, top edge stained orange, plain wove orange end papers. Just about Fine (spine label tarnished, very gently shelf rubbed, but binding tight and square); in better than Near Fine jacket (lightly chipped, spine panel slightly faded, but all lettering quite legible). 1919: First Edition (so stated), one of 10,250 released. viii,473,[1]pp. Orange cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in silver, top edge stained light chocolate. Fine, bright, square and tight; in better than Near Fine jacket, lightly rubbed with a few tiny chips. The Big Money: First Edition (so stated), one of 10,000 copies printed. viii,561,[1]pp. Blue cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in silver. Fine, in just about Fine jacket with light creasing to edges. Provenance: Bonhams Sale 19972, Lot 5175, collection of Michael Lerner with his book labels laid in. Potter 12, 13, 16. Modern Library 100, 23. Fine The 42nd Parallel, first novel in the trilogy, "opens at the dawn of a new century, and introduces both the formal divisions?Newsreel, Camera Eye, biographies, and narratives?as well as many of the characters that reappear throughout all three sections of this monumental work of American modernism. . . . track[ing] the struggles and successes of its five principle characters across an enormous geographic landscape, from the bustling urban space of New York and Chicago, past glimpses at the life of migrant labor in Middle America, to the tumultuous politics of Mexico City. According to Michael Denning, the title refers to 'an 1865 book, American Climatology, which suggested that North American storms followed the 42nd Parallel,' and the 'novel seemed to follow its characters as if they were so many storms crossing the continent.' . . . [Denning] also points out the fateful timeline for Dos Passos' completion and publication of The 42nd Parallel. Dos Passos finished work on the first volume 'a few weeks before the Wall Street crash,' and the book 'appeared in February 1930.' . . . The 42nd Parallel therefore ends on a narrative precipice for the novel as a whole: the horror of World War I looms on U.S.A's horizon, just as the collapse of the market economy begins to influence its composition. . . . Largely a novel of World War I, 1919 swings on what Denning calls 'the irony of apparent victory, of winning the war and losing the peace.' . . . As he does throughout U.S.A., Dos Passos intersperses his 'Camera Eye,' 'Newsreel,' and biographic sections within more traditional third person narratives. . . . In The Big Money, America rides the booms and busts of the 1920s towards the close of a tumultuous decade, the looming abyss of the Great Depression, and the novel's final vision of a divided nation. . . . If Denning is correct in contending that 'U.S.A. is no longer a contemporary novel?It is an epitaph for an America that no longer exists,' the problem of political classes, of a divided American nation surely endures.'" (The Literary Encyclopedia) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Las obras de Jose Guadalupe Posada. Grabador méxicano. (Einbandtitel: Monografia De 406 Grabados de Jose Guadalupe Posada). Con introduccion de Diega Rivera (en espanol y inglés).

      Mexico, Talleres Gràficos de la Nacion por Mexican folkways 1930 - 4°. Titel, 5 S. Vorw., 208 S. mit 406 politischen Karikaturen, 1 Bl., 5 S. Index. OLn. mit rot- und schwarzgeprägter Deckeltitel und schwarzgeprägte Illustration (fliegender Drache) auf rotem Grund. Sehr seltene Erstausgabe des ersten gedruckten Buches über José Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913). Das Erscheinen dieses Werks markiert die Wiederentdeckung des grossen, in Aguascalientes geborenen mexikanischen Künstlers, der schon kurz nach seinem Tod fast ganz vergessen war. Das mit einer Einleitung des herausragenden Muralista-Malers und Ehemanns von Frieda Kahlo, Diego Rivera, ausgestattete monographische Werk enthält viele der geretteten Holzschnitte Posadas, die vor allem in der Form der Balladen, sogenannten Corridos, vor allem auch während der Revolution grosse Popularität genossen. - (Rücken fachmännisch restauriert. Papier gebräunt. Einige Blatt mit Abdruck von altem Klebestreifen, einige Blatt im Rand sauber verstärkt. Einige Seiten mit kleinem Wasserfleck im oberen Seitenrand. Papier gebräunt). Very scarce first edition of the first book published on the Aguascalientes born Mexican artist José Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913). This publication marks the beginning of the rediscovery of Posada, who after his death in 1913 was largely forgotton. With an introduction in English and Spanish by the outstanding muralist painter and husband of Frieda Kahlo, Diego Rivera. The monographic work contains all the engravings that have been rescued. - Contemporary green cloth. - (Spine carefully restaured (underlaid, with fragments of the original back), few outer margins with traces of old hesid tape, paper somewhat browned as usual). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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