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        Hermes Sellier

      1930 - We're hereby presenting a stunning art deco Hermes Sellier carriage trade catalogue ca 1930s featuring (14) pg of golfing/ polo/ & luggage related bespoke product pub by Draeger/ texte by Paul Reboux & photos by Clair-Guyot with cover illustration of S.M. le Roi Louis XIV par Van der Meulen Collection Hermes!~

      [Bookseller: The Cary Collection]
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        Salubra No. 28 C I [and] C II.

      [Switzerland], [circa 1930s]. 2 vols., oblong 4to., unpaginated, hundred of full-page screen printed wallpaper samples, with sample numbers stamped to verso, distributor’s description inlaid to first pastedown. Original bolted green cloth, with company logo and catalogue number stamped to upper board in black. Edges slightly frayed and chipped; internally very good. Swiss wallpaper sample books from the Salubra and Tekko. A collection of washable, lightfast, a other fine wallpapers in a variety of rich colors. Designs are mostly floral, some friezes, geometric patterns, stripes, color blocks, and clearly Bauhaus influenced designs of a more abstract nature. Some photos of the wallpaper in a room design are inlaid to some samples. A beautifully preserved set of sample books.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller ]
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        Moby Dick

      London: Cassell & Co.. London, Cassell & Co., 1930. First Thus.First Impression. Hardback. A lovely book. Recently rebound in quarter-morocco with marbled boards. Nice decorative gilt work to the spine. Decorated throughout with Kent's celebrated woodcuts. A wonderful book. Some toning and a couple of spots to the page block, otherwise in very nice shape. Illustrations by Rockwell Kent [6517, Hyraxia Books]. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Thus Edition. 1930.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        Correspondance entre Harry Baur et son avocat, Maître Lévy-Oulmann

      1930 - Ensemble d'une quarantaine de feuillets rédigés par Harry Baur, dans les années trente, sur papier en-tête d'hôtels, de brasseries, ou papier à en-tête aux initiales du comédien, qui habitait au 6 rue Frédéric Bastiat, formats divers. La plupart de cette correspondance comporte une signature autographe. Certaines lettres sont tapuscrites, beaucoup manuscrites. Il semble qu'elles soient toutes adressées à son avocat, Maître Levy-Oulmann, souvent dénommé « mon cher vieux ». La majorité traite de problèmes d'argent, de procès en cours, de doutes sur le chauffeur personnel dont le train de vie semblait à Baur au-dessus de ses moyens. Ce chauffeur l'assignera au tribunal après plusieurs années de service. Quelques lettres sont relatives au cinéma : Harry Baur se plaint que son nom soit plus petit que celui de Simone Simon, plainte à l'Excelsior pour la publication d'un placard publicitaire ne respectant pas les engagements contractuels du comédien, conflit avec des producteurs (Gallic Films, Gaumont). Une lettre révèle la sensibilité du comédien, dans laquelle il cherche un moyen d'aider un homme pauvre et invalide à ne pas se laisser voler par son patron. Ce riche ensemble, éparpillé sur la décennie 1930, dénote un esprit procédurier et soupçonneux, et il révèle la forte personnalité de Harry Baur, se posant comme un homme sûr de lui et de ses droits, ne laissant rien passer (« j'attaque qui me touche » écrit-il). L'écriture même témoigne de ce caractère trempé. (TV) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LA 42EME LIGNE - LIBRAIRIE-GALERIE]
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        [Scrapbook and Photo Album]: My School Life Memory Book, Whittier High School

      Whittier, California: Shrewesbury Publishing Company, 1930. Near Fine. Oblong small quarto. String-tied gray cloth over paper boards with "my school life memory book" stamped in gilt on the front board. Contains 82 sepia-toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1" x 1.5" and 3" x 5" with captions as well as various ephemera. Very good album with some bowing, with near fine photographs.A scrapbook kept by Lois June Jessup during her high school freshman and sophomore years at Whittier High School in Whittier, California in 1927 and her junior and senior years at Oceanside-Carlsbad Union High School in 1929. The album has sections from each year of high school with photos and ephemera detailing the grade. It begins with a list of Jessup's classmates followed by several small photo strip portraits of her girlfriends. She continues by including programs for events, ticket stubs, and membership cards for her time at Whittier. Also included are assignments such as spelling tests and essays tipped into the pages with grades, all of which show Jessup as a good student. One page shows commercial photos from Gay's Lion Farm where Jessup was taken by her uncle and grandmother as a reward for getting through admission day. She writes that it was "very interesting and we enjoyed it very much." One sections shows the school's dress up days with girls dressed up as musicians, one of which is complete with black face. In 1929 Jessup transferred to Oceanside-Carlsbad Union High School for her junior and senior year. These pages continue with ephemera from her time at the school including a copy of the O-C High Tide newsletters, various programs, and an athletic letter for participating in basketball, volleyball, and baseball and earning 30 points. She includes pages dedicated to her athletic pursuits including a section with ephemera from her basketball banquet. One section with a photograph of a sailor and a ship is from a class cruise where Jessup excitedly writes that they had the whole ship to themselves. She continues, "the shipmates and waiters were sure nice to us and we had a wonderful time." Interspersed throughout the album are photos of her classmates, some candids include building a human pyramid and general high school goofing off. There are also small portraits of the seniors in her class pasted next to a card with their names. An interesting and complete look at a California high school girl's education in the late 1920s.

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

      Paris and New York: Henry Babou and Jack Kahane / The Fountain Press, 1930. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. First edition, limited issue; Copy #240 of 500 printed on handmade pure linen Vidalon Royal [of an edition of 685 copies total]. Very Good, in the glassine wrap, which is chipped with loss at the spine ends and toned. In publisher's slipcase, a bit chipped and rubbed, fragile, with repaired joints and a large repaired chip along the top edge, though remains largely intact.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Works

      New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1930. Full leather. Very good. New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1930. Full leather. Twenty-four volumes. Octavo. The Crowborough Edition of the Works of Sir. Arthur Conan Doyle is limited to seven hundred and sixty copies which this is number seventy-three and signed by the author to the limitation page, protrait frontispiece. Title include, adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Hound of Baskerville, Land of Mist, Lost World, Valley of Fear, His Last Bow, Sir. Nigel, The Firm of Gridlestone, etc. Recent bound in full brown morocco, covers single gilt ruled and with a gilt signature of A. Conan Doyle, spine gilt motif in six compartments between raised banding second and fourth tan title labels, top edge gilt. marbled endpapers. A handsome set.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        William Stewart Halsted, Surgeon.

      Johns Hopkins Press, 1930., Baltimore: - 8vo. xvii, [1], 241, [1] pp. Frontis. portrait, 17 illus., fold-out family-tree diagram. Blue blind- and gilt-stamped cloth. Inscription: "To Jack Gibbon in appreciation of our interesting experiences in 'experimental surgery' 1930-1931. E.D.C." Very good. First edition. INSCRIBED BY EDWARD DELOS CHURCHILL TO JOHN HEYSHAM GIBBON, INVENTOR OF THE HEART-LUNG MACHINE. The unique inscription in this copy of MacCallum's biography of Halsted, may well refer to a watershed moment in cardiac surgery, that led to the development of technology and techniques that saved, over the past sixty years, millions, of lives. Gibbon was a research fellow working under Edward Delos Churchill in 1930-1931, and together they performed numerous experimental surgeries aimed at increasing survival rates for open heart surgery patients (Hurst, Conti, and Fye, Profiles in Cardiology, 2003). A review of Churchill's archival papers, at the Harvard University Library, show six correspondences with Gibbon, and in two of them Churchill refers to Gibbon as "Jack". PROVENANCE: Edward Delos Churchill (1895-1972) was a noted thoracic surgeon. John Heysham Gibbon, Jr. (1903-1973) is best known for inventing the heart-lung machine and pioneering many techniques in open heart surgery. Gibbon's impetus for devising the heart-lung machine stemmed from an emergency surgery he performed with Churchill at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1930. "In 1930 he found himself assisting Dr. Edward Churchill in an emergency pulmonary embolectomy. At that time the procedure was one of desperation as no patient in the U.S. had survived the removal of blood clots in open-heart surgery. As Dr. Gibbon recorded the patient's waning vital signs prior to the procedure he thought, 'If only we could remove the blood from her body by bypassing her lungs, and oxygenate it, then return it to her heart, we could almost certainly save her life.' Despite a successful removal of large clots from the patient's pulmonary artery, she never regained consciousness. This 'critical event' initiated Gibbon's determination to produce a heart-lung machine" (Thomas Jefferson University Digital Commons) â€" Jefferson Univ. (web source). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Die billige, gute Wohnung

      Berlin "Die Baugilde" (W & S Loewenthal) oJ () 1930 - Reichsforschungs-Gesellschaft f. Wirtschaftlichkeit im Bau- und Wohnungswesen e.V. Grundrisse zum zusätzlichen Wohnungsbau-Programm des Reiches bestehend aus 2 Abschnitten. Forschungsaufgabe 1: Es sollte die Wohnform für die wirtschaftliche Kleinstwohnung a) im treppenlosen Hause b) im Flachbau bis zu 2 Vollgeschossen c) im Geschossbau bis zu 3 Wohngeschossen d) im Geschossbau bis zu 4 Wohngeschossen, gefunden werden unter Anlehnung an die Richtlinien des zusätzlichen Wohnungsbauprogramms des Reiches für das Jahr 1930 und unter Beachtung der heutigen Lebens- und Arbeitsbedigungen der werktätigen Bevölkerung und der Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten auf dem Gebiete der Geländeerschliessung und Grundrissgestaltung (mit 80 Zeichnungen im M. 1 : 100; Forschungsaufgabe 2: Es sollte die Wohnform für die wirtschaftliche Kleinstwohnung a) im treppenlosen Hause b) im Flachbau bis zu 2 Vollgeschossen c) im Geschossbau bis zu 3 Wohngeschossen d) im Geschossbau bis zu 4 Wohngeschossen, gefunden werden ohne Rücksicht auf die zur Zeit massgeblichen gesetzlichen oder sonstigen Bestimmungen und unter Beachtung der heutigen Lebens- und Arbeitsbedigungen der werktätigen Bevölkerung und der Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten auf dem Gebiete der Geländeerschliessung und Grundrissgestaltung (mit 39 Zeichnungen im M. 1 : 100) - insgesamt 119 Zeichnungen mit allen technischen Angaben (Anzahl der Betten, Flächen, Raumhöhen u.a.) - Obrosch., 2 Bll./80 S., 24 x 19 cm. Typographie: Kurt Schwitters. Eine seltene von Kurt Schwitters gestaltete Zeitschrift mit zahlreichen Entwürfen der damals führenden Architekten: Block und Hochfeld, Döcker, Fischer, Frick, de Fries, Gellhorn, Gropius, Gutschow, Haering, Haesler & Völcker, Hein & Kempter, Hilberseimer, Klein, Lauterbach, Lechner und Norkauer, Luckhardt und Anker, Luedecke, Rading, Schmitthenner, Schumscher, Schwagenscheidt, Spiegel, Völckers - Rücken mit Fehlstellen (aber fest), Einbandränder gebleicht, eine Einbandecke fehlt (mit minimalem Titeltextverlust), Eintrag auf Innenseite Einband, Seitenecken durchgehend etwas eselsohrig, sonst gut erhalten. Sprache: DE [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: HESPERUS Buchhandlung & Antiquariat]
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        Ash Wednesday

      New York: The Fountain Press, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. 1st edition. Number 267 of 600 copies signed by T. S. Eliot. 400 were for sale in America and 200 in Britain concurrently; this copy one of the former, but all 600 precede the trade edition by a few days. Original cloth, fine, original tissue jacket with small chips (photographed in the jacket), original paper slipcase with rubs and with a small, loose chip from the bottom panel put back and secured. You can buy this copy or not, but don't buy one without the jacket and slipcase, and that's true of any book when complete copies are available (Book Code).

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
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        BEAU BRUMMELL [SIGNED]

      New York: Rimington & Hooper, 1930. Limited First Edition, #270/550. 4to., 8pp.; VG; red cloth spine, gilt lettering; bound in publishers gray paper boards, cockeral device pasted upon upper board; mild soiling to boards, minor bumping to corners; endpapers have light foxing; Drawings and embellishments by W. A. Dwiggins; SIGNED by Woolf, numbered 270 of a limited edition of 550; Lacking original slipcase; ES consignment; shelved case 2. Dupont.

      [Bookseller: Second Story Books ]
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        GRAND HOTEL DE PROVENCE

      - Lithografie auf Papier 80 x 120 cm, am obern unbedruckten Rand kleiner hinterlegter Einriss, oben rechts am unbedruckten Rand kleine aufgekratzte Stelle, Druck bei HAVAS, Avignon, ca. 1930 Attraktives Art Déco-Plakat. Guter Zustand

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat A. Thomi]
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        Köpfe von Schaufensterpuppen. Vintage-Print.

      Ca. 1930. - 17,8:23,6 cm. Glänzender Silbergelatineabzug auf Barrytpapier. Rückseitig mit Bleistift bezeichnet und gestempelt. Zustandsbeschreibung auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: M + R Fricke]
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        Schriften-Verzeichnis

      Hamburg: Adolf Selig, 1930. First edition. Softcover. g to vg. Octavo. Unpaginated, 106pp. Original light purple wraps with title vignette and black lettering on cover. Catalog of typefaces and book decorations containing some fifty different typefaces plus numbers, arithmetical signs as well as borders and decorative symbols. The typefaces, signs and decorations are presented in 388 examples in varying sizes, including two appendices. The typefaces include modern (Steinschrift, Titania) as well as old German designs (Wagner Fraktur, Schwabacher, Gothic). Selig uses the same sentence in a number of variants to present the different typefaces: "Die moderne Buchkunst basiert auf denselben Kunstgesetzen, die sich die moderne deutsche Kunst zum Prinzip erkoren hat: sie will dekorativ wirken (Modern book art is based on the same laws of art, that were chosen by modern German art: it aims to be decorative). He includes a particular typeface that lends itself for printing and writing on wood. On one page, printed in regular typewriter font, he addresses his audience dierctly explaining that typewritten documents are paid more attention to than regular printing fonts. No records of this Jewish publishing company's catalog in public libraries worldwide. Text in German. Light wear along edges of wraps, small chips and lightly rubbed. Very light foxing along edges with some age toning of title page. Wraps in overall good, interior in very good condition. Adolf Selig (1864-1939) was the owner of a printing press in Hamburg, Alter Steinweg 61. His wife Rosalia and his daughter Hertha were deported to the concentration camp Thersienstadt.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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        Epigrammid II (Epigrams, Book Two)

      Aktsioon, Tartu 1930 - Estonian language. Octavo 13 x 18 cm. Weight 100 gr. Wrappers, 60 [4] pp. The Book is in Fine condition without any visible defects, losses, remarks and stains. Minor creases across cover corners, barely visible signature of previous owner on the cover, otherwise unread copy in perfect condition. Outstanding example of avant-garde cover design is produced by Jaan Vahtra, the brightest talent of Estonian modern art. Satirical collection Epigrams occupies a significant place in author's creation. In period 1927-1933 were published three books of epigrams in cooperation with loose literary group Aktsioon (Action) which author formed with like-minded intellectuals. In 1946 was published posthumous collection of epigrams written in 1934-1945. Epigrams II critics covers variety of themes - political, social, cultural, and expresses in sharp satirical experts about existing regime in the country, militarism, fascism, also were whipped artists, writers, actors, public figures. Some of well-known criticized persons: Mussolini, Konstantin Päts, Erni Hiir, Albert Kivikas, Henrik Visnapuu, Gustav Suits, Friedebert Tuglas, Ado Vabbe etc. Aleksander Antson (1899-1945) was an Estonian journalist and writer. Interested in political and social issues of the day, he was influenced by expressionism. In the 1920s gained recognition as a political writer. His plays describe the horrors of war and the revolutionary struggle, and were among the popular stage works of the time. In the 1930s he turned to lighter subjects and authored two novels, and penned numerous satirical epigrams and travel stories. During the first Soviet occupation of Estonia in 1940-41 he was employed by the communist party newspaper Rahva Hääl (The People's Voice) and expressed sympathy for Communism. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Baltic Bouquiniste]
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        Little America

      RICHARD E. BYRD. Book signed: "R.E. Byrd" on limited edition page, 470p, 6½x10. His book, Little America, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1930. Author's Autograph Edition. Hardcover. Numbered "529" of 1,000. Features 74 illustrations and maps. Richard E. Byrd, who had made an historic flight over the North Pole on May 9, 1926, had established the "Little America" Antarctic base during his first Antarctic expedition in 1929. He and three others crossed the South Pole during a 1,600-mile airplane flight on November 28-29, 1929. Byrd detailed his adventures in this book and on the lecture circuit following his return to the U.S. Proceeds from the book and talks were used to finance additional expeditions, which continued through 1956. No dust jacket. "Halle/Jan. '36" written on first blank flyleaf and "G.P. Putnams Sons" written above signature (both in unknown hand). Signature page is lightly soiled. Other pages lightly soiled, some pages nicked at bottom edges. Covers and spine are lightly soiled, worn at upper edge. Overall, fine condition.

      [Bookseller: HistoryForSale]
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        Beye, Bruno. - "Harz".

      - Aquarell, über Bleistift, auf Zeichenkarton, 1930-1935. Von Bruno Beye. 29,9 x 22,1 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Links unten in Bleistift signiert und bezeichnet: "Beye, Harz". - Sehr guter Zustand. Bruno Beye (1895 Magdeburg - 1976 Magdeburg). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1911-14 Studium an der Kunstgewerbeschule Magdeburg. 1914-18 als Soldat am Ersten Weltkrieg. 1919 Mitbegründung der Künstlergruppe "Die Kugel". 1921/22 am Kabarett "Schall und Rauch" in Berlin. 1922-25 im Rheinland und in Westfalen tätig, u.a. als Hilfsarbeiter. 1925-28 in Paris, Besuch der Académie Colarossi. 1929-33 in Magdeburg als Pressezeichner tätig. 1933-44 Europareise. 1945 Kriegsverlust des Werks in Magdeburg. Rückkehr nach Magdeburg. Gründungsmitglied des Kulturbundes zur demokratischen Erneuerung Deutschlands. Während dem Formalismusstreit 1950-53 in Berlin als Pressezeichner tätig. 1954 Rückkehr nach Magdeburg. 1963 Erich-Weinert-Kunstpreis der Stadt Magdeburg, 1975 Kunstpreis des Bezirks Magdeburg. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        JUST OUT: A PORTFOLIO OF RAVGRAVURES [SIGNED]

      New York: Rabinovitch, c. 1930. Limited Edition, #17/100. folio, 10 plates; VG; contains 10 plates, 9 of the original set plus one extra. All are signed in the lower right corner by Rabinovitch, with the title of the piece in pencil on the rear. Housed in original gray portfolio, with some repair, including brown spine. The inside of the front cover includes the original limitation sheet as well as the description of the portfolio, pasted down as issued. The pictures vary in size from 6 x 8 to 10 x 13 inches, all on 14 x 18 sheets. Nine of the original tissue-guards are present. Contains The Katharine Cornell, Marie Ouspenskaya, Carlotta Monterey, The Girl In Black, Mrs. G. E. Calthrop, Michio Ito, The Tartar Dance of the Chauve-Souris, Nude - Dance Figure (D.H.), and Nude - Cruciform Figure (P.G.). Lacking The Sad Clown of the Chauve-Souris. Originally sold separately, this portfolio also includes the Nude - Torso (P.G.). Rockville Non-Retail Listings.

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        My Early Life, a bibliographically unidentified binding variant

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1930. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is the first edition, first printing, of Churchill's extremely popular autobiography. This copy offers an additional enticement to collectors, being a variant binding not noted by bibliographers and among just a small handful of copies we have encountered bound thus. Various states of the first edition, first printing are known. First states were bound in both a coarse and a smooth plum colored cloth, have the title stamped on the front cover in either three or five lines, and contain a list of 11 Churchill titles in the boxed list of "Works by the same Author" on the half-title verso. Second state copies are distinguished by the addition of "THE WORLD CRISIS: 1911-1914" to the boxed list of works on the half-title verso, making 12 titles. It was presumed that all second state copies featured bindings with a five-line title on the front cover. In his excellent bibliography of Churchill's works, Ronald Cohen states: "... most, perhaps even all, copies of the second state will be found in binding cases in which the front cover is stamped in 5, rather than 3, lines..." This unrecorded variant is a first printing, second state copy in the coarse cloth binding with three lines on the front cover. Condition is very good overall. The binding remains tight with vividly bright boards, and little of the customary wear. The lower corners are bumped and the spine moderately sunned, but the spine nonetheless remains nicely rounded with decent color and bright gilt. The contents are respectably bright. Spotting is light for the edition, primarily confined to the prelims and page edges. We find no previous ownership marks. My Early Life covers the years from Churchill's birth in 1874 to his first few years in Parliament. One can hardly ask for more adventurous content. These were momentous and formative years for Churchill, including his time as a war correspondent and cavalry officer in theatres as varied as Cuba, northwest India, and sub-Saharan and southern Africa. This time contained a wide range of experiences in Churchill's life. Not only was he developing as an author, publishing his first books, and making his first lecture tour of North America, but this was also the time of his capture and daring escape during the Boer War, which made him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. Churchill would take his seat in Parliament only weeks after the end of Queen Victoria's reign. My Early Life remains one of the most popular and widely read of all Churchill's books. And for good reason, as the work certainly ranks among the most charming and accessible of his many books. An original 1930 review likened it to a "beaker of Champagne." That effervescent charm endures; a more recent writer called it "a racy, humorous, self-deprecating classic of autobiography." To be sure, Churchill takes some liberties with facts and perhaps unduly lightens or over-simplifies certain events, but this is eminently forgivable and in keeping with the wit, pace, and engaging style that characterizes the book. My Early Life sold very well at the time and has seen a great many editions since, many of them collectible in their own right, but of course a premium attaches to first editions. The challenge for collectors is that the plum colored binding of this edition proved especially susceptible to fading, soiling, and wear; nearly all copies are considerably spine faded. Moreover, the contents are susceptible to heavy spotting and the binding is often cocked. This helps explain why so many first editions of this book have been torn apart and rebound. This original binding is both an interesting variant and in condition superior to many copies we encounter. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A91.1.c* (Previously unidentified variant binding), Woods/ICS A37(ab.1), Langworth p.131

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        MR. POTTERMACK'S OVERSIGHT.

      Dodd, Mead & Company, 1930., New York - First U.S. edition. Near fine, bright copy in a lovely near fine dust jacket with a faint, vertical crease on the spine. Mr. Pottermack has committed murder in somewhat justifiable circumstances. He realizes his danger and immediately begins to outwit the inevitable pursuit. He works out each detail of his escape plan. With amazing skill, Mr. Pottermack covers his tracks.with one slight oversight. Enter Dr. Thorndyke, using his powers of observation and experience, he uncovers the one clue Mr. Pottermack overlooked. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        Lone Cowboy: My Life Story illustrated by the author.

      New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1930 - With an Exceptional Original Drawing by James JAMES, Will. Lone Cowboy: My Life Story. Illustrated by the Author. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. First edition. One of 250 copies with an original James drawing bound in on thicker stock. The drawing in this copy is of a cowboy riding a running horse. The drawing is nearly half the page and has exceptional detail. The drawing is signed and dated in the lower right corner. Octavo (8 3/16 x 5 3/4 inches; 208 x 145 mm). [i]-xii, 431, [5] pp. With photographic frontispiece portrait, two facsimile letters, thirty-five full page James illustrations (included in the pagination) and numerous small drawings. Original smooth and shiny green cloth with a brown cloth spine. Original brown morocco spine label, lettered in gilt. Fore-edge uncut. Front inner hinge just barely starting. In green cloth slipcase with brown paper spine label. Overall, an excellent, about fine copy with a wonderful drawing. "[Will James, a] western author and artist, was born Joseph Ernest Nephtali Dufault in St. Nazaire de Acton, Quebec, Canada, the son of Jean Dufault and Josephine (maiden name unknown). When the Dufault family moved to Montreal, he attended a Catholic school and his father ran a hotel, in which the boy heard stories of trappers that he later used to fabricate parts of his Lone Cowboy: My Life Story.Lone Cowboy, his partly faked autobiography, hoodwinked the vast American buying public, and even his wife, and was a 1930 selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club. (Its dishonesty was not exposed until 1967.) Although he wrote eighteen more books, James slowly lost his self-assurance, sense of well-being, and artistic inspiration. He constantly feared being found out as a prevaricating autobiographer." (American National Biography). Howes. Streeter. HBS 67870. $5,000 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, ABAA]
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        As I Lay Dying

      Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1930 - First edition, first printing, second issue with the "I" properly aligned on page 11. Very Good, with spine cloth a darkened, lightly creased. Light foxing to gutters. A lovely copy, lacking the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Drift

      London: Eric Partridge Ltd, 1930. First edition limited to 500 copies of the author's first book, 8vo, pp. 269, [3]; fine copy in original blue cloth, gilt-lettered spine, dust jacket a little soiled and worn at the extremities.

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books ]
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        Poems (Two) 1925

      London : The Aquila Press, 1930 First Printing of the First Edition, Limited edition: 1 of 150 copies; publisher's copy; original orange and cream patterned boards, 4to, unpaginated, issued without dust jacket. Contains poems, "Simultaneous" and "In Provins." Crease to top, outer corner, slight tanning to spine, minimal wear, else book in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        THE SEVENTH MAN

      Great Britain: Golden Cockerel Press, 1930. First Edition. Octavo; VG; Cloth boards with skull and palm tree illustrations; Spine yellow cloth with gilt lettering; Binding and boards strong; Some edge wear and light bumping to the corners; Age toning to white areas of the boards; Pages clean with gilt on fore and top; Toning to front endpapers, as well as pages 6-7, probably from newsprint being inserted; All image are otherwise clear and crisp; Book is numbered 332 of a limited edition of 500; Book has also been INSCRIBED by Gibbings (dated 1931). Includes a postcard and a letter (on Golden Cockerel stationary) both signed (With the letter "R") by Gibbings as well. A lovely copy of the book with very scarce ephemera. Shelved case 2. Dupont.

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        L'Arte Decorativa Moderna.

      Torino, Unione Tipografica Editrice Torinese, 1930. In folio (cm. 38); copertina originale in cartone e tela illustrata; pp. (8), 168. Mobili di: Mallet Stevens, Gabriel Guevrekian, Andrè Lurvcat, Louis Sognot, Francois Jordain, E. Kohlmann, Renè Herbst, Joubert et Petit, Maurice Matet, Perriand, Robert Block, J.Ch. Moreaux, Michel Dufet... Lampadari di: Jean Perzel, Lacroix, Pierre Chereau... Porte e Cancelli di: L. Barillet, G. Poillerat, R. Subes.... Vasi di: Henry Simmen, Emile Lenoble, J. Le Coeur, Massoul, Jean Luce, Leon Zack, M.  Daurat... Legature di: Pierre Legrain, De Leotard, Rose Adler... Axs

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        The Crowborough Edition of the Works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1930 - First Edition. Twenty-four volumes; publisher's cloth and paper-covered boards with paper spine labels. One of 750 numbered copies, signed by Doyle. Very good copies; twenty-two of the volumes retain their dust jackets, which are quite worn and browned. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Die billige, gute Wohnung

      Reichsforschungs-Gesellschaft f. Wirtschaftlichkeit im Bau- und Wohnungswesen e.V. Grundrisse zum zusätzlichen Wohnungsbau-Programm des Reiches bestehend aus 2 Abschnitten. Forschungsaufgabe 1: Es sollte die Wohnform für die wirtschaftliche Kleinstwohnung a) im treppenlosen Hause b) im Flachbau bis zu 2 Vollgeschossen c) im Geschossbau bis zu 3 Wohngeschossen d) im Geschossbau bis zu 4 Wohngeschossen, gefunden werden unter Anlehnung an die Richtlinien des zusätzlichen Wohnungsbauprogramms des Reiches für das Jahr 1930 und unter Beachtung der heutigen Lebens- und Arbeitsbedigungen der werktätigen Bevölkerung und der Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten auf dem Gebiete der Geländeerschliessung und Grundrissgestaltung (mit 80 Zeichnungen im M. 1 : 100 Forschungsaufgabe 2: Es sollte die Wohnform für die wirtschaftliche Kleinstwohnung a) im treppenlosen Hause b) im Flachbau bis zu 2 Vollgeschossen c) im Geschossbau bis zu 3 Wohngeschossen d) im Geschossbau bis zu 4 Wohngeschossen, gefunden werden ohne Rücksicht auf die zur Zeit massgeblichen gesetzlichen oder sonstigen Bestimmungen und unter Beachtung der heutigen Lebens- und Arbeitsbedigungen der werktätigen Bevölkerung und der Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten auf dem Gebiete der Geländeerschliessung und Grundrissgestaltung (mit 39 Zeichnungen im M. 1 : 100) - insgesamt 119 Zeichnungen mit allen technischen Angaben (Anzahl der Betten, Flächen, Raumhöhen u.a.) - Obrosch., 2 Bll./80 S., 24 x 19 cm. Berlin, "Die Baugilde" (W. & S. Loewenthal), o.J. (1930). Typographie: Kurt Schwitters. Eine seltene von Kurt Schwitters gestaltete Zeitschrift mit zahlreichen Entwürfen der damals führenden Architekten: Block und Hochfeld, Döcker, Fischer, Frick, de Fries, Gellhorn, Gropius, Gutschow, Haering, Haesler & Völcker, Hein & Kempter, Hilberseimer, Klein, Lauterbach, Lechner und Norkauer, Luckhardt und Anker, Luedecke, Rading, Schmitthenner, Schumscher, Schwagenscheidt, Spiegel, Völckers - Rücken mit Fehlstellen (aber fest), Einbandränder gebleicht, eine Einbandecke fehlt (mit minimalem Titeltextverlust), Eintrag auf Innenseite Einband, Seitenecken durchgehend etwas eselsohrig, sonst gut erhalten.

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        The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. The First and Fourth Renderings In English Verse By Edward Fitzgerald. With Illustrations by Willy Pogany.

      London: George Harrap and Co., 1930. LIMITED EDITION to 750 copies of which this is No.360, SIGNED in ink by Willy Pogany. Small Quarto (27 x 21cm), pp.175; [1], blank. With twelve mounted colour plates, additional vignette illustrations laid down. A superb edition printed on fine handmade paper. Contains an original etching signed in pencil by Pogany. Publisher's full blue-green morocco with elaborate gilt titles to spine and onlaid circular floral motif to upper; top edge gilt, others untrimmed; marbled endpapers. Internally clean, some toning to deckle edge, spine and extremities sunned; a very good copy.

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        Palestine: Report on Immigration, Land Settlement and Development. By Sir John Hope Simpson, C.I.E. 1930. Presented by the Secretary of State for the Colonies to Parliament by Command of His Majesty. October, 1930.

      Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, England 1930 - 245 x 155 mm. 185 pages plus a foldout graph attached to rear wrapper. Tear and chip to wrappers. The Report, known as the Hope Simpson Report, following the Hope Simpson Enquiry, was a product of the British commission that Simpson led. It was formed in August 1929, followed the 1929 rioting and pogroms by the Arabs and its conclusion was to be, and was, to limit Jewish Immigration, Land Settlement and Development issues in the British colony of Palestine, known as British Mandatory Palestine, as recommended by the Shaw Commission after the pogroms. The report, dated October 1, 1930, was published October 21, 1930 and it recommended limiting Jewish immigration based on Palestine's alleged economic absorptive capacity. The Passfield White Paper was also dated October 1, 1930, and recommended similar limiting of Jewish immigration. Then, as now, the Arabs were more numerous, had oil, and were not Jews. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Signed photograph portrait

      Fan Foto, 1930 Gelatin silver print. 8 x 10 in. Fine. Framed. This fabulous portrait of Fats Waller is finely inscribed with lines bringing to mind the patter heard in his shows and his rollicking recordings: "To Willie Woods Here tiz!!! That's what I'm talkin about / Keep your nose clean 'Fats' Waller." Jazz pianist and composer Fats Waller (1904-1943) was a giant of American jazz piano and popular music. His countless beloved compositions include "Ain't Misbehavin" and "Honeysuckle Rose.".

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        S/W Porträtfotografie im Original Silbergelatineabzug. [ca. 13 x 8 cm].

      Salzburg, Ellinger, o. J. [um 1930?]. Mit dem Prägestempel des Fotografen. - Zwei Ecken leicht geknickt, die Karte ist nicht gelaufen, leichte Gbrsp., Postkarte von Paap etw. fleckig, Programmzettel m. hds. Notizen. - Beiliegend Porträtfotografie des Verlages Herm. Leiser, Berlin \"Professor Max Reinhardt\" (Nr. 4516) sowie eine Ansichtskarte aus dem Garten von Schloß Leopoldskron des Fotografen O. Paap, Salzburg (Max Reinhardt auf einer Gartenbank sitzend mit einem Herrn daneben). Sowie ein Programmzettel des k.k. priv. Theater in der Josefstadt vom 31. Juli 1900: Ensemble-Gastspiel der Berliner Secessionsbühne - \"Brand\" Ein dramatisches Gedicht in 5 Aufzügen (9 Bildern) von Henrik Ibsen. (Der Probst - Max Reinhardt) und ein Programmzettel des k.k. priv. Theater in der Josefstadt vom 22. Juli 1900: Ensemble-Gastspiel der Berliner Secessionsbühne - \"Erste Liebe\" Versspiel in einem Akt von Leo Hirschfeld. \"Daheim (Interieur)\" von Maurice Maeterlinck. \"Der Kammersänger\" Drei Scenen von Frank Wedekind (Professor Dühring - Max Reinhardt). Versand D: 7,00 EUR Foto; Fotografie; Sbg. Festspiele

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        Handbuch der geographischen Wissenschaft. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und Karten. 13 Bände.

      Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft Athenaion 1930-1940, Potsdam - Zusammen 6643 Seiten. Großformatige Orig.-Halblederbände (ca. 29 x 23,5 cm) mit je 2 farbigen, goldgeprägten Leder-Rückenschildchen, der letzte Band "Deutsches Reich II" von 1940 wurde kriegsbedingt vom Verlag nur noch als Orig.-Leinenband in sonst gleicher Gestaltung ausgeliefert. Das Werk zieht die Summe des damaligen geographischen Wissens und ist überaus reich mit Fotos, Landkarten, montierten Farbtafeln und gefalteten Kartenbeilagen illustriert. Es erschien in einzelnen Lieferungen, denen der Verlag nach Abschluß der Bände Einbanddecken in blauem Leinen bzw. mit blauem Maroquin-Lederrücken und -ecken folgen ließ (weshalb häufiger un- oder nur teilgebundene Exemplare vorkommen). Aufgrund des langen Erscheinungszeitraums und den emigrationsbedingten Niedergangs des Bürgertums sind vollständig gebundene Exemplare, die auch den erst nach Kriegsbeginn 1940 erschienenen letzten Band umfassen, recht selten. Im einzelnen handelt es sich um folgende Bände: Allgemeine Geographie, Teil I: Physikalische Geographie (1933), Teil 2: Das Leben auf der Erde (1933); Afrika (1930); Australien und Ozeanien, Antarktis (1930); Süd-Amerika (1930); Südost- und Südeuropa (1931), Nord- und Mittelamerika, die Arktis (1933); Mitteleuropa (außer Deutsches Reich), Osteuropa (1935); Vorder- und Südasien (1937); Nordasien, Zentral- und Ostasien (1937); West- und Nordeuropa (1938); Das deutsche Reich I und II (1938-1940). Dank des schweren Kunstdruckpapiers sind die Seiten nicht vergilbt. Wegen des hohen Gewichts der Ausgabe kann eine Lieferung ins Ausland nur gegen erhöhte Versandkosten erfolgen (bitte nachfragen!). 2 Bände mit Unterstreichungen und Randnotizen in Bleistift auf ca. 70 Seiten. Unser Exemplar wie üblich mit schönen roten, aber fast durchgängig verblaßten grünblauen Rückenschildchen sowie einem gleichmäßig verblaßten Lederrücken (Australien), insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein gut erhaltenes, ordentliches und vollständiges Exemplar mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cocktails

      Philadelphia: David McKay, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine, in a Very Good+ rare dust jacket. Faint edge wear to cloth, light lean to spine. Light rubbing and light edge wear to dust jacket, with a chip to the bottom of the front panel. A rather sharp copy, in the scarce dust jacket.

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        Mon oncle Benjamin. Avec les variantes, une clef des Personnages du roman par Alfred Massé. 12 fac-similés et 184 aquarelles originales par Pierre Paschal.

      Dorbon Aîné, Paris, s.d. (1930) - Dorbon Aîné, Paris, s.d. (1930) 2 volumes in-4 (27,5 x 21,5 cm) de LI-206 et 207 à 442-(1) pages (pagination continue). Reliure plein maroquin châtaigne, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, non rogné, encadrement intérieur de maroquin souligné de trois filets dorés concentriques (reliures signées P. MANNE). Exemplaire à l'état proche du neuf. Quelques légères décharges sur quelques feuillets en regard des aquarelles. Tous les papiers de soie protecteurs sont présents, reliés dans les volumes. Tirage à 520 exemplaires. Celui-ci, 1 des 450 sur papier vélin à la forme de Vincent Montgolfier filigrané au bouquineur (papier spécialement fabriqué pour l'éditeur Dorbon). Les aquarelles au pochoir sont dues à Jacomet. Le roman est constitué par le récit d'un narrateur rapportant quelques épisodes de la vie du frère de sa grand-mère, Benjamin Rathery, qui est donc en réalité son grand-oncle. Le lieu du récit est Clamecy, l'époque est la fin du règne de Louis XV ou le règne de Louis XVI, au moins dix ans après la bataille de Fontenoy. Le narrateur est le fils de Gaspard Machecourt, fils aîné de la sœur de Benjamin et d'un huissier de justice de Clamecy. Âgé de 28 ans, Benjamin Rathery est un médecin peu convaincu, ne voulant pas payer ses dettes, plutôt amateur de bonnes bouteilles, assez cultivé, portant l'épée, célibataire convaincu. Sa sœur, chez qui il vit, cherche à le convaincre de se marier, ce qu'il accepte à la suite d'un incident de beuverie : il a blessé son beau-frère au cours d'une parodie de duel. Le choix se porte sur la fille d'un autre médecin des environs, Minxit. Claude Tillier, né le 11 avril 1801 à Clamecy (Nièvre) et mort le 12 octobre 1844, fut un pamphlétaire et romancier français. Fils d'un serrurier aux maigres ressources, il réussit à suivre des études au lycée de Bourges grâce à une bourse accordée par la ville de Clamecy. Ses classes terminées, la modicité de sa fortune l'oblige à embrasser la profession de maître d'études à Soissons, puis à Paris. Il raconte dans ses mémoires comment « son bouquet de rhétorique au côté, comme un domestique à la Saint-Jean, il alla offrir ses services aux revendeurs de grec et de latin de la capitale ». Il finit par être renvoyé, et, en 1821, il tombe au sort et effectue un service militaire de six ans. À son retour, il est nommé instituteur puis directeur d'école. Parallèlement, il œuvre comme journaliste à L’Indépendant à Clamecy, puis à L’Association, un journal démocratique de Nevers, pour lesquels il écrit aussi des feuilletons. Ses prises de position à l'encontre des notables locaux lui coûtent son poste de directeur à Clamecy. Il meurt d'une maladie de poitrine et repose à Nevers Sobres et élégantes reliures de Paul Manne sur un classique de la littérature nivernaise. Paul Manne (ancien élève de l'École Estienne établi à Paris rue Princesse en 1933, puis rue Mabillon en 1934, décédé en 1981 - Fléty, Dict. des relieurs p. 119) Somptueux exemplaire ayant eu les honneurs de reliures en plein maroquin de qualité. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hamburg: Blick über den Michel auf den Hamburger Hafen. Ölgemälde auf Pappe.

       Bildmaß 56 x 93 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 73 x 107 cm ). Gezeigt wird der Blick über den Michel hinweg auf die Elbe und den Hamburger Hafen. Öl auf Pappe, unsigniert, undatiert ( ca. um 1930 ). Verso mit montierter Expertise. Hiernach ist das Ölgemälde ein Entwurf für ein großes Wandgemälde im Hamburger Hauptbahnhof das in den 1930er Jahren ausgeführt wurde, aber leider nicht erhalten ist. Das Gemälde von guter Erhaltung, der Rahmen etwas bestoßen und berieben.( Literatur u.a.: Neue Rump, Hamburgisches Künstlerlexikon Seite 178 - Erich Hartmann: Mitglied der Hamburger Sezession. ) ( Bitte beachten; Hier aufgrund der Größe kein Versand – hier nur Selbstabholung bei mir nach Absprache - Please notice: No shipment possible ) ( Lagerort WHS-Rel ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Erich Hartmann, Michel, Michaeliskirche, Hafen, Expressionismus, Expressiv, Entartete Kunst, Elbe, Google, Hauptbahnhof, Hamburger Sezession

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        The Savoy Cocktail Book

      Constable & Company, Ltd., London 1930 - original publisher's binding with gold foil, green and black pictorial front cover in art deco design, and gold foil rear cover; minor shelf rubbing; black cloth spine; lettering in gilt on spine and front cover; hinges are tight; spine is square; book plates of previous owner on front pastedown; discreet signature of said owner on front free end paper; an original price written in ink on f.f.e.p.; 287 pages; the addenda/errata slip is present in excellent condition at page 25; the gold foil on the front and rear covers (which is often largely rubbed away) is in very good condition; corners bumped with one tip peeking; the book has been professionally re-backed with the original spine laid back down; the last few pages are designed for making personal notes and the book contains two notes viz. handwritten recipes for two cocktails: a Gin Sour and and a 2.1 Cocktail.; hundreds of famous drink recipes with illustrations throughout in colour. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Very Good, Jeeves.

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.,, 1930. Octavo. Original orange cloth, spine and front cover lettered in black. With the dust jacket. Covers and extremities lightly rubbed, pale toning to text block. An excellent copy in the bright jacket. First edition, first printing, of the fourth collection of Jeeves stories. It preceded the first UK edition by two weeks.

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