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        Charlie Chan Carries On

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

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Wilderness

      The Modern Library, New York 1930 - The 1930 stated 1st Modern Library, in its handsome pictorial dustjacket. Clean and tight and VG+, with bright gilt to the front panel and spine. In a crisp, bright, VG+ dustjacket. 16mo, 243 pgs. Save for a small "Retailed by Macy's" stamp at the foot of the title page, internally immaculate, with no writing or markings of any kind. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        VERY GOOD, JEEVES

      , 1930. 1930. WODEHOUSE, P.G. VERY GOOD, JEEVES. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, 1930. Small 8vo., orange cloth in dust jacket; 340 pages. First Edition (so stated on the copyright page). There is an interesting story behind the dust jacket for this title and, if your copy is price-clipped, don't worry- apparently they all are! The publisher either didn't put a price or clipped it from all of the dust jackets and issued with book with a wrap-around band that advertised the book had been reduced from $2.50 to $2.00 and was now selling for $1.00, probably due to the Depression affecting sales. The dust jacket has the code "746" on the front flap and "743" on the rear flap. Very Good (little soil covers & little wear head of spine; little minor discoloration rear pastedown); little soil & minor edgewear (clean one-inch tear) d/j. $500.00.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books ]
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        The Maltese Falcon

      Grosset & Dunlap (1930s), New York - Lime green boards stamped in black, falcon motif on front. Slight spine lean, some fading to spine but generally bright, light soiling and shelfwear to edges. Internally sound and unmarked, some off-setting to eps. In a dj with a 1/2 inch chip gone from top spine, a 2.5 inch tear to top and a 2 inch tear to lower rear spine edge with a thin piece chipped from middle (minor tape repair to blind side), a 1 inch tear and creasing to lower front edge, 1 inch closed tear top front, some fading to spine, light soiling to rear panel. This is an early Grosset reprint, circa early 1930s with good paper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jim's Books]
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        Recent Paintings by Vanessa Bell with a Foreword by Virginia Woolf. The London Artist's Association. The exhibit ran from February 4th to March 8th 1930 at 92 New Bond Street.

      The Favil Press, London 1930 - A crisp copy of this 8-page stapled pamphlet, one of 500 copies printed. With some toning to the quality paper and light foxing along the left side and at the top edge of the front wrapper. With Virginia Woolf's 4-page foreword, a charming essay about her sister's paintings: "One defies a novelist to keep his life through twenty seven volumes of fiction safe from our scrutiny. But Mrs. Bell says nothing Mrs. Bell is as silent as the grave. Her pictures do not betray her. Their reticence is inviolable. That is why they intrigue and draw us on; that is why, if it be true that they yield their full meaning only to those who can tunnel their way behind the canvas into masses and passages and relations and values of which we know nothing-- if it be true that she is a painter's painter--still her pictures claim us and make us stop. They give us an emotion. They offer a puzzle." *Perhaps Vanessa Bell is best known for her charming dust jacket designs on her sister’s novels (To the Lighthouse, The Waves, The Years). Vanessa Bell (née Stephen; 1879 –1961) was an English painter and interior designer, a member of the Bloomsbury group, and the sister of Virginia Woolf. Vanessa Stephen was the eldest daughter of Sir Leslie Stephen and Julia Prinsep Duckworth (1846–1895). Her parents lived at 22 Hyde Park Gate, Westminster, London, and Vanessa lived there until 1904. She was educated at home by her parents in languages, mathematics and history, and took drawing lessons from Ebenezer Cook before she attended Sir Arthur Cope's art school in 1896, and then studied painting at the Royal Academy in 1901. In 1906, when Vanessa Bell started to think of herself an artist, she formed the Friday Club with the purpose to create a place in London that was more favorable to painting. Vanessa was encouraged by the Post-Impressionist exhibitions organized by Roger Fry, and she copied their bright colors and bold forms in her artworks. In 1914, she turned to abstraction. (Wikipedia) First Edition (One of approximately 500 copies issued) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brainerd Phillipson Rare Books]
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        ON A CHINESE VASE

      Auburn, CA [about 1930] Original final draft single page typed manuscript with Smith's signature in full under last line of verse. Referenced in Donald Sidney-Fryer's, Emperor of Dreams; A Clark Ashton Smith Bibliography, page 77. First published in the spring 1932 issue of Oriental Stories, a pulp fiction magazine. Published again in Selected Poems, Arkham House, 1971. From the collection and estate of Raymond L.F. Johnson. Mild toning and very light folding creases in thirds to the pages [for mailing], else fine.. Signed. Manuscript.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        The Book of Beauty

      London: Duckworth,, 1930. Tall quarto. Original white cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge red, others untrimmed. Colour frontispiece by Gertrude Lawrence, illustrated title page, 27 monochrome photographic plates with loose tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text all by Beaton. Spine browned, slight bumps to ends, light foxing to prelims and endmatter, corner missing to creased tissue guard of plate 10, an excellent copy. First edition, signed limited issue, number ten of 110 copies. The Book of Beauty is Beaton's first book featuring his sketches and portraits of many well known women, including a number of royalty and his sisters Nancy and Baba who were his first photographic models. An uncommon work with only three copies of the limited issue traced at auction.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Moby Dick or the Whale

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

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        The Conquest of Happiness

      GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN LTD, LONDON 1930 - dj torn in 2 at spine, spine sun faded, spine of dj sun faded, dj creased, pages yellowing but clean , some penciling or front flap of dj and rear end paper, general shelf wear DATE PUBLISHED: 1930 EDITION: FIRST ED 252 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        TREASURE ISLAND

      1930. JUSTIS, LYLE. STEVENSON,ROBERT LOUIS. TREASURE ISLAND. Philadelphia: Anderson Books 1930 (1930). 4to (7 1/4 x 10 1/4"), pictorial buckram, 240p., FINE IN SLIP CASE (flaps repaired). First edition and No. 1 of the Anderson Books. Illustrated by LYLE JUSTIS with a profusion of lightly hand-colored drawings all throughout the text. LAID IN IS AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR OF DANIEL BOONE BY JUSTIS AND A 5 PAGE HANDWRITTEN LETTER BY JUSTIS TO HIS PARENTS. The art measures 4 1/2 x 6". The letter to his parents details Justis' trip to England via ship. He mentions meeting "a young Philadelphian artist named Henry Pitz". In describing the people aboard ship he writes: "First class was composed mainly of new rich Jews with ornately new baggage and uneasiness of new surroundings. Second was a more sedate and settled group and third was the class of the ship - young college chaps, artists, writers, musicians and show girls." This is a special copy of a lovely edition of this classic novel.

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        Original Angling Drawing, Angler and Trout.

      - An original pen and ink drawing by artist Ralph L. Boyer. Circa 1930, this delightful illustration shows a fly fisherman midstream hooked to a nice trout, initialed in the lower right corner of the drawing. The drawing measures 10 x 7 ¼ inches. Overall measurements are 15 ¼ x 12 ¼ inches. Ralph L. Boyer (1879-1952) was an acclaimed artist who studied at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, travelled and studied extensively in Europe, became a WPA artist and eventually settled in Westport, Connecticut. He is known to sportsmen and sportswomen primarily through his dry points and illustrations for several Derrydale Press books. The drawing is matted and framed. Original art by Ralph Boyer is very scarce. In fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Bruce Cave Fine Fly Fishing Books, IOBA.]
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        A Map of Cape Cod.

      Town Crier Shop. Provincetown. 1930. - Color pictographic / pictorial map, 23 1/4 x 27 1/4 inches on sheet size 24 1/4 x 28 1/4 inches, archivally backed on linen. 1 1/2 inch area of paper loss filled at left upper edge (outside map area); overall very good condition. Brightly colored pictorial map of Cape Cod in a style reminiscent of WPA wood-engravings, the decorative border featuring images of the island and sea-faring life. This poster map was issued in several sizes and color schemes by the Town Crier Shop; this copy is the largest size that we have come across.

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        TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY DANIEL C. BEARD AS CHIEF OF THE DAN BEARD OUTDOOR SCHOOL TO THE 17-YEAR OLD SCOUT SEYMOUR HALPERN, WHO WOULD LATER BE ELECTED TO THE U.S. CONGRESS.

      Suffern, New York, September 22, 1930.. 1930.. Good. - Over 88 words typed on buff 11 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide "The Dan Beard Outdoor School" stationery with the names of the school's officers and its motto printed in green at the top and its eagle logo at the center. In his letter addressed to "Dear Scout Halpern", Daniel Carter Beard apologizes that while Seymour Halpern's letter has been found, the picture he'd included hasn't: "Your letter of June 23d was mislaid during the transfer of the office from here to camp and also the picture you sent was lost.... The Chief hopes the enclosed print [Not here present] taken at the Jamboree will take its place." Beard goes on to describe the accomplishments of Scouting. Signed "Daniel C. Beard / Chief". The edges of the page are slightly darkened and there are a few tiny chips to the edges with some minor creases and a couple of tiny chips out from the bottom corners and edge. Good. <p>The son of the artist James Henry Beard, Daniel Carter "Uncle Dan" Beard [1850-1941] was an American illustrator, author, youth leader and social reformer. He founded the Sons of Daniel Boone in 1905, which he later merged with the Boy Scouts of America. He wrote a series of articles for St. Nicholas magazine, which later became the basis of his book "The American Boy's Handy Book". A member of the Art Students League, he was a friend of Ernest Thompson Seton. As an artist, he illustrated several books for Mark Twain.<p>The Queens, New York Republican Congressman Seymour Halpern (1913-1997) started his political career as a campaign aide to New York's powerful mayor Fiorella La Guardia and first served in New York's State Senate for 14 years before seeking a seat in the U.S. Congress. In Albany Halpern sponsored 279 bills that became law, including measures on schools, housing, civil rights, nutrition and mental health. A Liberal, he was something of an anomaly as the lone Republican representative from New York City, and generally garnered support from Labor Unions and endorsement from the Liberal Party. Yet he never even considered switching parties as he considered membership in the Republican Party a family tradition and commitment. While he found ample time for his private pursuits, including painting and collecting autographs, he took his legislative duties very seriously. Of these, he was proudest of his co-sponsorship of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and of the original 1965 Medicare legislation.

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        ROUND THE WORLD WE SAIL

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

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        TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY DANIEL C. BEARD AS CHIEF OF THE DAN BEARD OUTDOOR SCHOOL TO THE 17-YEAR OLD SCOUT SEYMOUR HALPERN, WHO WOULD LATER BE ELECTED TO THE U.S. CONGRESS.

      Suffern, New York, September 22, 1930. - Suffern, New York, September 22, 1930. 1930. Good. - Over 88 words typed on buff 11 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide "The Dan Beard Outdoor School" stationery with the names of the school's officers and its motto printed in green at the top and its eagle logo at the center. In his letter addressed to "Dear Scout Halpern", Daniel Carter Beard apologizes that while Seymour Halpern's letter has been found, the picture he'd included hasn't: "Your letter of June 23d was mislaid during the transfer of the office from here to camp and also the picture you sent was lost. The Chief hopes the enclosed print [Not here present] taken at the Jamboree will take its place." Beard goes on to describe the accomplishments of Scouting. Signed "Daniel C. Beard / Chief". The edges of the page are slightly darkened and there are a few tiny chips to the edges with some minor creases and a couple of tiny chips out from the bottom corners and edge. Good. The son of the artist James Henry Beard, Daniel Carter "Uncle Dan" Beard [1850-1941] was an American illustrator, author, youth leader and social reformer. He founded the Sons of Daniel Boone in 1905, which he later merged with the Boy Scouts of America. He wrote a series of articles for St. Nicholas magazine, which later became the basis of his book "The American Boy's Handy Book". A member of the Art Students League, he was a friend of Ernest Thompson Seton. As an artist, he illustrated several books for Mark Twain.The Queens, New York Republican Congressman Seymour Halpern (1913-1997) started his political career as a campaign aide to New York's powerful mayor Fiorella La Guardia and first served in New York's State Senate for 14 years before seeking a seat in the U.S. Congress. In Albany Halpern sponsored 279 bills that became law, including measures on schools, housing, civil rights, nutrition and mental health. A Liberal, he was something of an anomaly as the lone Republican representative from New York City, and generally garnered support from Labor Unions and endorsement from the Liberal Party. Yet he never even considered switching parties as he considered membership in the Republican Party a family tradition and commitment. While he found ample time for his private pursuits, including painting and collecting autographs, he took his legislative duties very seriously. Of these, he was proudest of his co-sponsorship of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and of the original 1965 Medicare legislation. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Russland. Die Rekonstruktion der Architektur in der Sowjetunion. Mit 104 Abbildungen.

      Wien / Verlag Anton Schroll & Co 1930 - Neues Bauen in der Welt - Bd. 1. 103 S. OBrosch. mit OSU. Mit typografisch gestalteten O.-Schutzumschlag! - Papierrücken erneuert; sonst sehr guter Zustand. 2200 Gramm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eugen Küpper]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA ]
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        Les Arts Sauvages: Océanie

      Albert Morancé, Paris 1930 - Folio. [2], 13, [5]pp (text), 50 loose plates, as issued. Original half blue cloth over photo-illustrated paper covered boards portfolio. String tie. Decorative title page in blue and black lettering. Remarkable study on the primitive art of Oceania, superbly illustrated with 50 photogravure plates, including 5 highlighted in pochoir. The 73 artifacts reproduced in this work are mainly weapons, shields, masks, utensils, bowls and figures. Some rubbing and fraying along edges. Title written in ink on spine. Boards sunned and slightly stained. Upper corner bumped, thus slightly affecting pages throughout. Text and captions in French. Portfolio in overall fair, interior in good+, images in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        The Book of Beauty.

      London: Duckworth, 1930 - Tall quarto. Original white cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge red, others untrimmed. Spine browned, slight bumps to ends, light foxing to prelims and endmatter, corner missing to creased tissue guard of plate 10, an excellent copy. Colour frontispiece by Gertrude Lawrence, illustrated title page, 27 monochrome photographic plates with loose tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text all by Beaton. First edition, signed limited issue, number ten of 110 copies. The Book of Beauty is Beaton's first book featuring his sketches and portraits of many well known women, including a number of royalty and his sisters Nancy and Baba who were his first photographic models. An uncommon work with only three copies of the limited issue traced at auction. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Small Bachelor

      Methuen, London 1930 - Fourth edition. Green cloth. Owner's name, cloth at the crown worn down to the text block, front panel of the jacket affixed to the page facing the title page, and a small newspaper image of Wodehouse on the page facing the half-title, a sound, good only copy. Signed by Wodehouse below the picture. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna: Incorporating a Translation of the First Book

      London: Luzac & Co, 1930. Cloth. Near Fine. A crisp, very sharp copy of the 1930 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in its dark cloth, with bright gilt-design at the front panel and bright gilt-lettering to the spine. One very small scuff mark at the rear panel, otherwise clean as could be and, internally, free of any writing or markings of any kind. Thick octavo, 612 pgs. Lovely color frontispiece, fold-out plates.

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        The Small Bachelor

      London: Methuen. (1930). Fourth edition. Green cloth. Owner's name, cloth at the crown worn down to the text block, front panel of the jacket affixed to the page facing the title page, and a small newspaper image of Wodehouse on the page facing the half-title, a sound, good only copy. Signed by Wodehouse below the picture. .

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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 ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Arteaga, South-America, Southamerican, Oil, Painting, canvas, framed, Google, gerahmt, Südamerika, Gemälde, Ölgemälde, Ecuador, Yepez, El Cayambe, Kordilleren, Cordillera

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        The Southern Mines of California: Early Development of the Sonora Mining Region (SIGNED - 1 of 25 special presentation copies)

      Grabhorn Press, San Francisco 1930 - First Edition thus; 1 of 25 special copies (of a limited edition of 250 copies) with a special hand binding. Small folio. 60pp. Bibliography, Fold-out map; illustrated with photographs and reproductions of early lithographs. Red morocco backed marbled boards with gilt lettering to spine in publisher's slipcase. Presentation copy from Ed Grabhorn, SIGNED by him on limitation page. Bookseller offering laid in. Fading to spine; some wear to leather extremities; owner name and small stamp else very good plus in near fine slipcase. A detailed, well-documented account of the towns and camps of the Sonora Mining Region during the period of their great activity, including reminiscences of individuals who had lived there in the 1850's and 60's, recorded in 1925. Chosen as one of Fifty Books for 1930 by the American Institute of Graphics Arts. (Cowan pg. 290; Grabhorn 140; Rocq 15386). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books, ABAA]
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        Taos Pueblo

      San Francisco: Grabhorn Press. 1930 - Text only from the original edition. 12 of 14 pages printed in red and black on thick laid paper. Lacking 2 pages. 13 x 17.5 inches.Provenance: Peter Howard, Serendipity Books. Berkeley.

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        Three Little Islands.

      Hiroshi Yoshida. 1930. Color woodblock print, 9 3/4 x 14 3/4 (25 x 37.5 cm) on sheet 10 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches (27 x 40 cm). Five light foxing marks, scarcely noticeable, light toning to paper, spot of adhesive residue at each corner of verso. Good condition and color. A serene image of fishing ships at anchor on a moonlight night.

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        Der 42. Breitengrad

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

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        The Little Engine That Could

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

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

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

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        URSS en Construction, The Capital of the Soviet Textile Industry

      , 1930. 1930. TROSHIN, N.S. URSS en Construction. The Capital of the Soviet Textile Industry.13th Year Numbers 2. By Nikolai Troshin. [32] pp. Illustrated with Russian photomontage images throughout. Folio, 415 x 300 mm, bound in original wrappers. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1930.A fine copy of a typical issue of this landmark periodical, this one devoted to Ivanovo-Voznessensk, the capital of the Soviet textile industry,with photographs by P. Grokhovsky, G. Petroussoff, A. Skourikhine, K. Zaniss, B. Kozak and ontage by Nikolai Troshin..As Martin Parr says "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova, and Nikolai Troshin who designed this issue and over forty others. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. In fine condition.Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        Roads and Vagabonds

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

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        WHILE THE PATIENT SLEPT

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

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        LITTLE BLACK SAMBO STORY BOOK

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

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        OUT OF THE ARK BOOKS

      1930. 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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