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        On Being Ill.

      London: The Hogarth Press,, 1930. Octavo. Original vellum-backed blue cloth boards, gilt titles to spine, marbled endpapers. Vellum spine faintly soiled, faint marks to cloth. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression; one of a limited 250 copies signed by the author, this one numbered "Out of Series" in Woolf's hand. From the library of the prominent composer, memoirist and suffragette Ethel Smyth, who first met Woolf in February 1930; she had just read A Room of One's Own, and hunted down its author as a potential fighter for the suffragette cause. This was the beginning of a close and complex friendship that would exert an immense influence on the lives of both women; Smyth, a rambunctious septuagenarian, and the younger Woolf, a slight and subtle-minded genius, were fixed in a state of mutual awe. In a letter dated Oct 12 1940, Woolf recounted to Smyth her memory of how at a concert in November 1919, long before they ever met, she had first seen her, "coming bustling down the gangway at the Wigmore Hall, in tweeds and spats, a little cock's feather in your felt, and a general look of angry energy, so that I said, 'That's Ethel Smyth!' ? and felt, being then a mere chit, she belongs to the great achieved public world, where I'm a nonentity. You reminded me of a ptarmigan ? those speckled birds with fetlocks." As for Smyth, she soon fell madly in love with Virginia Woolf, who wrote to Quentin Bell (resorting again to an animal comparison), "It is like being caught by a giant crab". In spite of this initial awkwardness, Woolf respected and loved Smyth for her honesty and robustness, and when Smyth's passion calmed, (though it never cooled) the two developed a deep friendship, and in their letters they frankly discussed everything from religion and culture to masturbation and suicide. Smyth was the inspiration for the character Miss La Trobe in Woolf's Between the Acts, and their ardent discussions about the relationship between literature and music no doubt had an influence upon The Waves. The Years, also, has a Smythean origin, as it derived its inspiration in part from speeches made in 1931 by both Woolf and Smyth at the London National Society for Women's Service, on the subject of professions for women. Ethel Smyth outlived the much younger Virginia, at whose death, when asked by Raymond Mortimer for a comment, she mournfully refused, "I had to say I couldn't, touched as I was by his suggesting it. Later perhaps - but my god not now. You see it was not only that I loved her; it was that my life [was] literally based on her.

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        My Early Life. A Roving Commission.

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited,, 1930. Octavo (212 x 131 mm). Late 20th-century red full morocco by Bayntun-Riviere for Sotheran, decorative gilt-tooled and panelled spine, single-line gilt border on sides, facsimile of Churchill's signature in gilt on front cover, all edges gilt, decorative gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Frontispiece and 15 plates from photographs, maps and plans. Slight pale blemish to front cover (from a previous attempt at polishing); an excellent copy, handsomely bound. First edition, first impression, second state, with volume one of The World Crisis present on the list of Churchill's works on the half-title verso. Churchill's first volume of sustained biography is a highly entertaining account of his childhood, schooldays at Harrow, military training at Sandhurst, experiences as a war correspondent in Cuba, and service attached to the Malakand field force on the northwest frontier of India, charging with the 21st lancers at Omdurman, and as a POW in South Africa during the Boer War.

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        Legionnaires. La légion Ètrangere espagnole. La légion étrangére française. 16 hors-texte en héliogravure DEDICACE PAR MAC ORLAN à LA PLUME

      mj. Paris, édition du Capitole 1930, reliure demi-chagrin , 5 dos a nerf, format 15X19.5 cm. DEDICACE PAR MAC ORLAN à LA PLUME de 4 ligne plus signature 1931, sur la page d'apres titre, édition numéroté sur papier alfa. A l'origine le livre était broché donc les deux plats ont été conservé pas le dos, 2 vignettes a été collé sur la page blanche avant la couverture d'origine. Photos possibles

      [Bookseller: Librairie Cella]
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        La belle Enfant ou l'Amour à quarante ans.

      - Paris, Ambroise Vollard, 1930. Grand in-4 (334 x 255 mm), en feuilles, couverture illustrée rempliée, 94 eaux-fortes originales, 16 hors-texte, 16 têtes de chapitre, une vignette de titre et 60 dans le texte dont certaines à pleine page. Edition illustrée de 94 eaux-fortes originales de Raoul Dufy, dont la couverture, 16 hors-texte, 16 têtes de chapitre, une vignette de titre et 60 dans le texte dont certaines à pleine page. Tirage limité à 390 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci l'un des 245 sur vélin d'Arches (n° 183). "L'éditeur et le peintre ont travaillé à l'architecture du livre, veillant à l'harmonie du texte et de l'image: ainsi s'établit un rythme régulier d'une page de titre pour chaque chapitre entièrement décorée, suivie d'une illustration en pleine page encadrant le texte, agrémenté d'une lettrine historiée dont la variété de présentation concourt à l'harmonie typographique" (Dora Perez-Tibi, 'Raoul Dufy', Lyon 1999, n° 164). Bel exemplaire, frais, tel que paru.

      [Bookseller: Librairie HATCHUEL]
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        American Merchant Ships: 1850-1900 (2 Volumes)

      Salem, MA: The Marine Research Society, 1930/1931. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. The 23rd publication of the Marine Research Society. Printed in a Limited Edition of 97, this being #76. xvi, 399 , xi, 358, [1] pp. 4to. Marbled paper cover boards with brown cloth spine, gold embossed titling. Marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, some page foredges uncut in both volumes. [Howes M-424].

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        A Fragment of Trench History

      Hawstead, UK 1930 - 1st Edition 1930. Limited edition of 250 copes. This being a signed presentation copy from the author to Lt Col G S Hutchinson. Lt Col Hutchinson was the infamous commander of the 33rd Machine Gun Corp who served on the Western front. Book is very good and quite bright. Edges lightly rubbed. Contents good. Light foxing to page edges. More images can be taken upon request.Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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        La Femme et Le Pantin. Avec 42 Eaux-Fortes En Couleurs De Coussens.

      Éditions Albin Michel, Paris, Hacia 1930 - 164 pp. y 16 láminas, en muy buen papel. Preciosas ilustraciones en láminas y entre el texto, todo aguafuerte original a bellos colores. Bien encuadernado por Cambras a media piel. Corte superior dorado. Edición total de 330 ejemplares, el nuestro de los 30 ejemplares en papel especial Madagascar. Size: 33 X 26 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hebdomadarium N. T. Neutempleisen-Wochentagsbrevier. [Und:] Cantuarium N. T. Sammlung von Liedern und Gesängen der Neutempleisen-Liturgie. [In 400 Stück als gedruckte Handschrift].

      Werfenstein, Szt. Balázs / Wien, Hrsg. von Fr. Walthari Wölfl, [um 1930]. - S. 1-98, 99-277, 8°, Priv. Halbleinen d. Zt. Hieronimus 218a. - Erschien in 6 Heften (= Lieferung 33 u. Lieferung Nr.34-36c). Nach der Paginierung kmpl.; Hieronimus führt allerdings zum "Hebdomadarium" noch die Lieferung 32 an. - Diese Ordens- u. liturgischen Schriften waren ausschließlich für den inneren Gebrauch des Ordens bestimmt. "Inwieweit sie allein auf Lanz zurückgehen, ist im Einzelnen nicht feststellbar [.] Da jedoch Lanz das unbestrittene geistige Oberhaupt des ONT war, ist damit zu rechnen, daß er auf die Gestaltung einen erheblichen Einfluß gehabt hat, so daß die Aufnahme dieser Texte unter seinen Schriften gerechtfertigt ist". (Hieronimus S.85) - Einband leicht berieben u. tlw. leicht gebräunt; Vorsätze geringfügig fleckig; angeplatztes Innengelenk; eine Lage gelockert; papierbedingt gebräunt, sonst gut. - Sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Hans-Jürgen Lange]
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        Sancta Maria de Campobasso In aqua viva

      Stab grafico F. Lega, 1930. INTERLINGUE 0,09 pubblicazione in brossura con legatura spillata, copertina in cartoncino stampato flessibile con aloni, mostra bordi stanchi, pagine non separate USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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      - Paris, Au Sans Pareil, 1930. In-8, broché, couverture rempliée. Édition originale ornée de 7 EAUX-FORTES ORIGINALES DE PIERRE BONNARD dont quatre hors texte. Un des 25 exemplaires (n°12) du tirage de tête sur papier impérial du Japon contenant DEUX SUITES À PART DES SEPT GRAVURES. Ex-libris gravés de Georges Collet et de René Collet et petit cachet de la bibliothèque de Georges Collet. Très bon exemplaire, frais, non rogné. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie HATCHUEL]
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        Civilization and Its Discontents

      Jonathan Cape; New York, 1930 Near fine in a good dust jacket. First US Edition. First Published in America, 1930, stated on the copyright page. Previous owner's (Winthrop W. Aldrich) bookplate is affixed to the front pastedown. Aldrich was President and Chairman of the Board for Chase National Bank, and also U.S. Ambassador to the U.K. (1953-57). Rear free end paper has a small tear at middle. Dust Jacket has original price of $2.25 printed on the front flap. The front flap has separated from the front panel of the jacket, with some pieces missing; rear flap has tears along hinge; spine separated from rear hinge and horizontal closed tear at upper spine; chipping at the corners and spine ends; piece missing at bottom of spine.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Autograph quotation signed. [Antibes], 22. I. 1930.

      1930. Large 4to. 1 p. "La santé est le seul et unique principe de vie pour le corps humain: pour un peuple c'est l'union avec l'accord et non la guerre qui le fera vivre [...]". - Mounted on cardboard.

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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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        Deux records du monde

      1930. Editions de la nouvelle revue critique, Paris 1930, 12x19cm, broché. - Editions de la nouvelle revue critique, Paris 1930, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux et rare envoi autographe signé de Dieudonné Costes à Henri Béraud. Légères piqûres marginales sur les plats. Provenance : de la bibliothèque rétaise d'Henri Béraud. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux et rare envoi autographe signé de Dieudonné Costes à Henri Béraud. Légères piqûres marginales sur les plats. Provenance : de la bibliothèque rétaise d'Henri Béraud.

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        Steinebach am Wörthsee" originales Ölgemälde auf Holzplatte ca.52x67cm; unten rechts signiert; um 1930

      - Maße in der farblich abgestimmten und etwas bestoßenen Leiste 60x75cm.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        The Rubaiyat (Fitzgerald's version). Illustrated by Asit-Kumar Haldar.

      Allahabad 1930 - Folio, pp. 16 + 12 coloured plates on card, each with text leaf tipped on as issued; contained in original pictorially embossed calf portfolio with cord ties. Rare in this form. We will advise postage costs and delivery times, which will vary from those quoted by ABE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Arnold Antiquarian Booksellers]
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        Ragazza seduta

      s.d. 1930 Acquaforte su zinco, mm. 198x90. su foglio di mm. 700x500. Lastra non firmata nè datata. Rara opera non elencata in "Viviani opera incisoria"

      [Bookseller: Taberna Libraria]
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        Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré (XIXe et XXe Siècles) Tomes 20-29 bis: Honoré Daumier. 11 fascicules bound in 5 volumes (Complete)

      Paris: Published by the author, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. g+ to vg. Folio (13 x 10"). Unpaginated. Modern olive cloth, with gold lettering to spines. Original printed wrappers bound in. Published by the author and printed on fine coated paper, this complete run of 11 fascicules contains the complete catalogue raisonné of Honoré Daumier's lithographic work. The fascicules are bound two per volume, except for the last one (volume 5) which has three, as it includes fascicule 29 bis (Tables). Illustrated with over four thousand b/w photographic reproductions, this work was published in Loys Delteil's series "Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré" (volume 20 up to 29 bis). Ex-library copies with reference number at tail of spines, and bookplate on inside of each of the five volumes. Minor shelf-wear, soiling and rubbing along edges of binding. Text and captions in French. Binding in overall good+, interior in very good condition. About the artist: Honoré Daumier (1808-1879) was a celebrated French printmaker, caricaturist, painter, and sculptor, whose many works offer commentary on social and political life in France in the 19th century.

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        Preuves des antiquités de Chine par Paul Houo-Ming-Tsé, propriétaire de la ta-kou-tchai (studio où l'on arrive à l'intelligence de l'antiquité),

      Pékin, s.n. 1930, - in-folio, 13 pp., orné de très nombreuses illustrations, reliure Bradel papier, pièce de titre, dos orné de filets dorés, date en pied, premier plat de couverture conservé. Tableau des dynasties chinoises. Etude critique sur l'évolution des caractères chinois. Origine des monnaies et articles de cuivre. Monuments en pierre. Briques sépulcrales. Tablettes militaires. Objets de jade. Armes diverses. Danse et musique, etc. Bon exemplaire, habillé d'une reliure moderne. Large and heavy book: extra-postage will be required.

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE L'OPIOMANE]
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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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        The Sun Also Rises (First ML ed. in 1st ML DJ)

      Modern Library, New York 1930 - The Modern Library. New York. 1930. 259 pages. Modern Library # 170. First Modern Library Edition stated on the copyright page. First printing in original 1st issue Modern Library DJ with 170 books listed in the Modern Library Collection on rear of DJ. DJ price of 95 cents intact on DJ flap. DJ artwork is by Wuyts. Book is beautiful. Binding and hinges are strong. Flexi-cloth panels are clean with sharp corners. On February 25th, 1930, the Modern Library printed their First Edition of this title. The first ML edition was offered in a choice of 4 hues without preference to which of the 4 colors came first. Red, Blue, Green and Maroon. Cloth color would in turn dictate the corresponding illustrative endpaper color as well as the topstain color. In my experience, Maroon seems to be the least common color. Original first issue DJ shows rubbing/wrinkle along edges with shallow chipping. DJ shows professional reinforcement on interior. Front flap fold of DJ is cracked along crease but sits snug in place. An excellent copy of the 1st ML edition, 1st printing in original, corresponding 1st issue DJ with 170 books listed in the ML series up to that point. Not a coincidence that this is Modern Library # 170! VG+/G+ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        I'll Take My Stand: The South and The Agrarian Tradition

      Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York 1930 - Beautiful copy of this scarce book, red stain on back of DJ. First edition stated on copyright page (along eith "K-E"). Green boards with gilt lettering on front panel and spine. Slightly faded along bottom edge and spine. Endpapers and pages clean and unmarked, tight in binding. DJ unclipped ($3) and covered in protective mylar. Light tanning to spine and edges, with a few nicks to corners and spine edges, a light water mark on the bottom of the front panel, and a red mark several inches wide and tall on the bottom of the back --looks like the color bled onto this DJ from an adjacent book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Relais 1930

      Paris: Editions Vincent, Freal et Cie, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Loose as issued housed in modern binder. Fine. 4 pages text. Folio, 47.5 x 37.5 cm. 15 vivid pochoir plates printed by Jean Saude, featuring 42 graphic designs, 14 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches, sheets, full margins. Includes title and preliminary text by Yvanhoe Rambosson, a classic suite of Art Deco plates rendered in a stencil color heightened with gold and silver. Plates and text brilliant.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Pastoral Homes of Australia Volume II (New Series)

      Sydney: The Pastoral Review. 1930. Thick 4to. 372pp, well illustrated. Publisher's full morocco over bevelled boards, edges with blind rules, spine with raised bands, gilt titles and rules; extremities slightly rubbed. All edges gilt. The hinges reinforced with cloth (as issued). A few small spots of silverfishing to the patterned front endpapers. The stitching a little strained in a few sections towards the middle of the volume, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Thirty-three properties (13 from WA, 12 from Victoria and 8 from SA). .

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        Adelboden Schweiz 1400 m. Farbige Original-Lithographie.

      Gedruckt bei: Polygraphische Gesellschaft Laupen-Bern, Bern 1930 - Bern, Gedruckt bei: Polygraphische Gesellschaft Laupen-Bern, 1930. Bildgrösse: 102 x 64 cm. Guter Zustand.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        La Cara de Ana. Firmado por el autor

      S/D 1930 - RARE BOOK. Ejemplar firmado por el autor. Roces y fatigas en sus tapas. Mancha de cinta adhesiva en su portada.Algunas pequeñas manchas de humedad. For major safety in your decision of purchase, we send (free of charge) a video demonstration of the conservation status of the book. Pour une plus grande sécurité dans votre décision d'achat, nous envoyons (sur demande et gratuitement) un vidéo de démonstration de l'état de conservation du livre. Para mayor seguridad en su decisión de compra, le enviamos (a solicitud y sin cargo) un video de demostración del estado de conservación del ejemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eduardo Martínez Moreira]
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        Bunny & Brownie: the adventures of George & Wiggle

      First Edition A & C Black London 1930 - 8 colour plates, 8 black & white plates, end-paper illustrations and 23 illustrations in the text by the author; Hardback: quarter blue cloth decorated in gilt on patterned boards, illustrated paper label to top board, quarto; Boards a little bowed, corners rubbed, binding slightly pulling at foot, previous owner's contemporary inscription to front free end-paper, small scribble on frontispiece, 1 black & white plate torn at foot (no loss). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      N.p., 1930. Twelve 8-1/2 x 11 inch sheets, all but one written on both sides in pencil in Frost's beautifully legible hand. 1 vols. Old folds, else fine. Custom half morocco slipcase. Frost, John. Twelve 8-1/2 x 11 inch sheets, all but one written on both sides in pencil in Frost's beautifully legible hand. 1 vols. A fascinating and frequently moving group of letters, in which Frost discusses his work ("I just finished a canvas from memory of that Maryland country...Everything I've done up to this has been a flop as I've been pressing and overworking--but I think I've gotten hold of the thing again...That woodcock stuff is God Awful hard to do, hard not to get it all broken up and cluttered with detail"), his personal problems ("I have certainly been taking no care of myself for years--jacking myself up with liquor to keep going for heaven knows how long"), business matters concerning his work for The Sportsman magazine and others ("If it costs more to make a single plate and if you can get the Woodcock and Sportsman [to] agree to that program tell them to take the cost of printing out of what they were to pay for the use of the originals"), and makes occasional references to his famous father ("Do you remember Dad's old fishing 'comic' "How did you come to fall in?" "I didn't come to fall in, I came to fish"). In 1934, Frost painted an oil on commision by Connett, entitled Maryland Marsh, printed as a sporting aquatint by the Derrydale Press in 1936. Frost, who notes in these letters his concern that his tuberculosis had flared up again, died in 1937. A UNIQUE AND SPECIAL CORRESPONDENCE. From the collection of Eugene V. Connett, III, proprietor of The Derrydale Press, with his pencilled note: "These letters are from John Frost, son of A.B. Frost, and my dear friend. EVC"

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        RASSEGNA DELLA ISTRUZIONE ARTISTICA. Ministero della Educazione Nazionale - Direzione Generale delle Antichità e Belle Arti. Diretta da G. Ruberti.

      Urbino, Regio Istituto di Belle Arti, 1930-1938. In-4, brossura, in 9 cartelle in tela. Offriamo una raccolta pressochè completa di 9 annate, dal 1930 (anno I) al 1938, cosi' composte: dal 1930 al 1933: annate di 8 numeri cad. - dal 1934 al 1938: 12 num. cad. Nella nostra raccolta il 1935 con 6 fascicoli (mancano i numeri dal 4 al 9) e il 1938 con 10 (mancano i numeri 5 e 6). Tutto il pubblicato. Cfr. Cat. dei Periodici delle Bibl. Lombarde,IV,94. In buono stato (good copy).

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        International Sport

      1930 - (POLO) STOCK, Alphons. International Sport. London, New York: Universal Bridge of Trade, circa 1930. Tall folio (11 by 17 inches), original full burgundy pebbled morocco, watered silk endpapers, all edges gilt. $3800.Limited first edition of this gallery of the most notable equestrian sportsmen and sportswomen of the world circa 1930, one of only 250 copies, this copy unnumbered. With 65 lovely photogravure portraits, many astride their horses.Includes profiles of the King of Spain Alfonso XIII and Edward, Prince of Wales, who would go on to become Edward VIII in 1936 and then the Duke of Windsor when he abdicated. Also renowned sportswoman Pansy Ireland, William DuPont, John Hertz, Edward Hurd, George H. Mead, Prince Aga Khan, Richard Mellon, Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, and many others. Text in English and French. Text and photogravures clean and fine. Minor discoloration to front cover, very nearly fine condition. A splendid treasure house of important personalities in equestrian sports, very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE BRIDGE.

      New York: Horace Liveright. 1930 - Hart Crane. THE BRIDGE. Published in New York by Horace Liveright in 1930. Frontispiece photograph of the Brooklyn Bridge by Walker Evans. The book is fine in dark blue cloth with bright gilt lettering and design on the front cover and spine. The text is crisp and unmarked. The beautifully designed dust jacket has no restoration and is not price-clipped. As such it is a splendid survival with the Walker Evans photo on the front panel. The rear panel has blurbs by Eugene O'Neill, Waldo Frank, and Edmund Wilson for Hart Crane's first book, White Buildings. There is some very minor chipping along with the slightest edge wear. This is the first American and first trade edition of this remarkable book-length poem. A slightly different earlier version was published in February 1930 in a very limited edition by Harry Crosby's Black Sun Press in Paris which contained three Walker Evans photographs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Kindred Called The Kibbo Kift has Something to Say To You in Original leather case.

      Kibbo Kift, London 1930 - The Kindred Called The Kibbo Kift has Something to Say To You. Original hard card 4pp. calling card extolling the Economic Runneymede in Original leather case. Stained. The organisation was founded by the charismatic Englishman John Hargrave (aka 'White Fox'), artist, author and Boy Scout Commissioner for Woodcraft and Camping, who had become disenchanted with the increasingly militaristic tendency in the Scout movement after World War I. Hargrave was promptly expelled from the Scouts by Scout founder Robert Baden-Powell. With a small group of like-minded, dissident, anti-war Scoutmasters and Scoutmistresses under his own direct leadership, he set about building an alternative and very different movement. Baden-Powell expelled Hargrave with extreme reluctance, and only after some wealthy backers had threatened to withdraw funding from the Scouts unless he was expelled. The Kibbo Kift (archaic Kentish dialect for 'proof of great strength'[2]) has been described as 'the only genuine English national movement of modern times' and was certainly very different from Baden-Powell's Boy Scouts. Based on the woodcraft principles of naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton that had been a key part of the early Scout programme, the Kibbo Kift was to be not merely a youth organisation but was to involve all ages and, very daring for the times, it was open to both sexes. The ideas of world peace and the regeneration of urban man through the open-air life replaced the nationalism and militarism Hargrave had detested in the post-World War I Scouts. Kinsmen and women were organised in Clans, Tribes and Lodges. Each individual took a 'woodcraft name', inspired by their ideas of 'Indian-style' names. The correct costume had to be hand-made by each individual or 'rooftree' (family group) and while the everyday 'habit' of Saxon hood, jerkin, shorts and long cloak must have seemed outlandish enough in the English countryside of the early 1920s; for ceremonial occasions, brilliantly coloured surcoats or silk-embroidered robes were worn by the various office-holders such as the Tallykeeper, Campswarden, Ritesmaster and Gleeman. Hargrave himself was 'Head Man' and his leadership was dynamic, inspirational and frankly autocratic. The Mark of the Kindred of the Kibbo Kift is typical of the symbolism that can be seen in many of their designs. Its meaning is: Worship (The K sign) Forever (the Circle of Unity and Eternity) Life (the Flame) through Knowledge (the Tree). Or again, ‘Worship Life Forever with Knowledge’. The Kibbo Kift's central activities of hiking and camping were refined and elevated to the level of a spiritual exercise. The weekend 'Tribal' Camps and the great annual 'Althing' were marked by colourful and impressive ritual, inspired by their ideas of what Native American ceremonies might be like, but couched in language reminiscent of the Norse Sagas and rich in Saxon archaisms. Kinsmen were not only required to make their own lightweight, one-man hiking tents (the first seen in England) but to decorate them with vivid, symbolic designs of their own devising. Influenced by Hargrave's own artistic taste, an ultra-modern 'futurist' style of design became general, and the robes, regalia, tents and other items of decorative art, often of an extremely high standard, represent an extraordinary 'democratisation' of the avant-garde art of the day. The Kibbo Kift were never more than a few hundred strong. Kinsmen and Kinswomen included the Suffragettes Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, Mary Neal and May Billinghurst, the journalist Henry Nevinson, the photographer Angus McBean, and Ruth Clark. The Advisory Committee included Havelock Ellis, Maurice Maeterlinck, the Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore, H. G. Wells and Professor Julian Huxley. D. H. Lawrence took an interest in the Kindred and it has been suggested that Mellors in Lady Chatterley's Lover is based on an archetypal Kinsman. The growth of the Kibbo Kift was not without its setbacks. In 1924, the South L [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Prose d'Algérie. Suivie de La Nuit et de quelques poèmes. Avec quatre dessins de l'auteur. - Enrichi de deux dessins surréalistes érotiques originaux signés de Robert Caby.

      Paris, Imprimerie du Croissant, en dépôt à la librairie Joseé Corti, 4 février 1930

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        Complete Works The Crowborough Edition (24 Volumes)

      Doubleday, Doran & Company (1930). Hardcover. 1930 Limited Signed Edition No. 44 of 760 numbered and signed sets, signed in volume 1. Light fading to spines and some wear to the spine pastedowns. Pics available on request. Ex Libris stamp inside each front cover. Some separation at the front gutter of volume 1. Some volumes have seperation at the rear gutter. . Good.

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        Splendeur et solitude de la grande-chartreuse, montagnes, monastère, eaux-fortes et dessins, remarque de Joanny Drevet, texte liminaire de Léon Auscher président du Comité de tourisme en montagne du Touring-Club de France

      aux éditions Didier & Richard à Grenoble, 1930 En feuillets sous chemise rempliée blanche au premier plat et dos titrés en noir, in folio en feuillets (29 x 39 cm), 12 (préface) + 20 planches. Outre les 7 dessins du texte de préface (6 in texte et un hors texte) l'ouvrage est constitué de 20 planches (eaux-fortes), chacune glissée dans une chemise dont le premier plat est également illustré ( 20 dessins) par Joanny Drevet. l'ensemble étant dans emboîtage de protection éditeur muet.Edition originale, tirage à 560 exemplaires : Exemplaire 209, un des 450 sur papier Hollande Van Gelder. Très bel ouvrage complet sur le massif de la Chartreuse en Dauphiné. Liste des eaux-fortes : Le Guiers-Mort à Fourvoirie, Le Pic de l'Oeillette, Entrée du désert, Gorge du Frou, Montée du Couvent, Le Monastère, Entrée du Couvent, Cour d'honneur, Le Grand Cloître, Jardin du Cloître, Cimetière des Chartreux, Dans les jardins, Rocher de Saint-Bruno, La Courrerie, Chartreuse de Curière, Le cirque de Saint-Même, Chamechaude et Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse, Champs de neige au Sappey, La Dent de Crolles, Le Mont Granier - Exemplaire en excellent état, intérieur et couverture, frottements sur l'emboîtage.

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        La SCIERIE du couvent de la grande chartreuse.

      1930Très belle aquarelle originale en couleurs, encadrée sous passe partout gris , cadre signée et datée en bas à gauche. " J. Drevet. 1930 "dimensions : 205 mm x 305 mm. sous cadre : 400 mm x 500 mm . Très beau et rare document , exécuté à l'aquarelle alors que Joannès Drevet , graveur et aquafortiste lyonnais avait 76 ans. Joannès Drevet. ( père de Joanny Drevet ) . Né à Lyon en 1854, il y est mort en 1940. Il a très largement représenté sa ville natale, en particulier dans ce monument qu'est Le Lyon de nos pères, d'Emmanuel Vingtrinier, ouvrage, qui malgré le côté souvent très sombre des illustrations est très recherché. Mais il est une autre facette du personnage, que l'on ne connaît pas , c'est celle de l'aquarelliste qui a peint de nombreux paysage du Lyonnais, du Dauphiné et des Alpes . ( un ouvrage sur cette partie méconnue de son oeuvre , a été publié en 1935 , sous le titre " Souvenirs " , à seulement 40 exemplaires , avec de nombreuses reproductions couleurs de ses aquarelles ). Cette facette est largement plus lumineuse et plus joyeuse que celle du graveur. Le style de cette aquarelle nous le prouve aisément . C'est un ravissement de fraîcheur et de spontanéité.

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      Nrf 1930 - - Nrf, Paris 1930, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale sur papier courant, fausse mention de septième édition. Précieux et bel envoi autographe signé d'Abel Gance à Henri Béraud : "Il y a de si beaux mensonges que la vérité se tend vers eux comme une déesse altérée; vous en trouverez quelques uns dans ce livre, mon cher Béraud, vous que j'admire comme un des derniers vrais amoureux de la France." Dos insolé, piqûres sur plats, un gri-gri au stylo bille sur le premier plat, rousseurs sur les gardes. Provenance : de la bibliothèque rétaise d'Henri Béraud. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, fausse mention de septième édition. Précieux et bel envoi autographe signé d'Abel Gance à Henri Béraud : "Il y a de si beaux mensonges que la vérité se tend vers eux comme une déesse altérée; vous en trouverez quelques uns dans ce livre, mon cher Béraud, vous que j'admire comme un des derniers vrais amoureux de la France." spine insolé, piqûres sur plats, un gri-gri au stylo bille sur le premier plat, rousseurs sur les gardes. Provenance : de la bibliothèque rétaise d'Henri Béraud. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Fifteen Rabbits

      Simon and Schuster 1930 - Inscribed warmly by Felix Salten, born Siegmund Salzmen. Salten fled to Switzerland after Hitler banned his 1923 book, "Bambi." Translated by Whittaker Chambers. First US Edition, 1930. A scarce, soft cover edition in VG+ condition, protected by a removable archival cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Moby Dick or The Whale.

      New York: Random House,, 1930. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Square octavo. Contemporary green crushed full morocco, possibly by Riviere and Son ("Made in England" ink-stamp to front free endpaper), titles, ropework panels and anchor motif gilt to spine, front cover lettered and ruled in gilt with an attractive gilt block of the Pequod, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent with woodcuts throughout the text. Spine and rear board sunned, short crack to head of both joints, small chip to headcap, mild toning. A very good copy. First Rockwell Kent trade edition, first printing.

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      NON PRECISE 1930 - R300179400: Canton de Duras : 13 photographies en noir et blanc - Canton du Mas d'Agenais : 9 photographies en noir et blanc - Canton de Castelmoron : 3 photographies en noir et blanc - Canton de Marmande : 8 photographies en noir et blanc - Canton de Seyches : 8 photographies en noir et blanc - Canton de Meilhan : 4 photographies en noir et blanc - Canton de Lauzun : 4 photographies en noir et blanc hors texte - Canton de Bouglon : 3 photographies en noir et blanc - Canton de Tonneins : 7 photographies en noir et blanc - photographies collationnées - photographies légendées - 10 photos disponibles. Duras : Xaintrailles,Thouars, Pompiey,Montgaillard, Feugarolles, Bruch, Vianne, Saint Laurent, Lavardac - Mas d'Agenais : Caumont, Samazan, Mas D'agenais, Villeton,Sénestis, Lagruère, Fourques - Castelmoron : Laparade, Verseuil d'Agenais - Marmande : Virazeil, St Pardoux du Breuil, St Pierre de Nogarez, Sainte Bazeilles, Birac, Gontaud, Hautesvignes - Seyches : Castelnau sur Gupie, Lévignac de Seyches, St Barthélémy, Puymiclan, St Avit, Seyches, Lagupie, Mauvezin - Meilhan : Cocumont, Couthures, St Sauveur de Meilhan - Lauzun : Bourgougnague, St Nazaire, St Pardoux Isaac - Bonglon : Antagnac, Romestaing - Tonneins : Clairac, Varès, Fauillet, Lafitte. In-4 En feuillets. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 908.447-Régionalisme : Aquitaine [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        In Our Time

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1930 - First Revised Edition, known as the second American edition. First Edition, one of 3,240 copies printed by Charles Scribner's Sons. An attractive dustjacket that has some wear to the spine and edges. The book is bound in the publisher's ORIGINAL black cloth and is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy with the scarce dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zwei Menschen. Radierung.

       Um 1930. Signiert \"Harriet Rathlef-Keilmann\". Kräftiger Druck auf Velin. 26,2 x 20,7 cm. 40,8 x 31 cm. Söhn HDO 72724-8. Blatt 8 aus: Die Schaffenden, VIII. Jahrgang, 2. Mappe, 1932. Erschienen im Euphorion Verlag, Berlin. - Die in Riga geborene jüdische Bildhauerin Harriet Ellen Siderovna von Rathlef-Keilmann studierte bei August Gaul in Berlin und danach einige Zeit in München. Sie lebte und arbeitete danach einige Jahre in Riga, kehrte dann jedoch aufgrund der Bürgerkriegswirren in ihrer Heimat nach Deutschland zurück. Hier war sie als Meisterschülerin am Bauhaus und begann unter dem Einfluß von Gerhard Marcks, Johannes Itten und Lyonel Feininger expressionistisch zu arbeiten. Ab 1924 versuchte sie in Berlin Fuß zu fassen. Als jüdische Künstlerin wurde sie von den Nationalsozialisten verfolgt und ihre Arbeiten wurden aus den öffentlichen Sammlungen entfernt. - Ganz schwach gebräunt, die Blattkanten teilweise etwas stärker. Eine Ecke mit minimaler Knickspur. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Expressionismus, Die Schaffenden, Berlin, Bauhaus, Jüdische Künstlerin

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        Silhouetten und Verse. Der Liebe und Freundschaft gewidmet

      Offenbach am Main: Gebr. Klingspor, 1930. Oblong 32mo. 24pp., frenchfold. Illustrated with elegant silhouettes of men and women dressed in the height of fashion, each framed by a colorful border. Facing each silhouette or pair of silhouettes is a passage of German verse. This particular copy is specially bound as a gift for Hugo Steiner-Prag's fiftieth birthday. Bound in pink silk, with a hand-painted and gilt-stamped "50" to the upper cover. Housed in a box decorated with patterned paper. A printed sheet is laid in to the box with the dedication to Steiner-Prag from Karl Klingspor, dated December 12, 1930. Both Klingspor and Steiner-Prag moved in the same circles of German book design and production in the early nineteenth century. Klingspor, together with his brother Wilhelm, operated the Klingspor typefoundry in Offenbach am Main. Steiner-Prag was an illustrator and designer, serving as a professor of graphics at the Staatlichen Akademie für Graphische Künste und Buchgewerbe in Leipzig from 1907 to 1933. He also designed three typefaces, including the self-named Steiner-Prag-Schrift. This pretty item, pairing the finely detailed silhouettes and the traditional Gothic type, is therefore a fitting gift for the designer. Hinges on box starting, else fine.

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        As I Lay Dying

      Jonathan Cape 1930 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by William Faulkner on a laid in signature. A beautiful dustjacket that is rich in color with light wear and repair. This original First Printing dustjacket has the printed price present on the front flap. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. We buy Faulkner SIGNED First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Rois De France Original Manuscript

      Paris, 1930. Unbound. Paul Fort's original manuscript, neatly and beautifully written in ink; quarto, 79 leaves of heavy cream paper and laid loose into a green portfolio. Paul Fort drew much of his inspiration from the Middle Ages, and the aballad form that he used almost exclusively was taken from the same period. He filled some forty volumes with his delicate ballads. He was also active in the theatre, even before the turn of the century, writing some plays himself and producing what were considered "difficult" plays by some of his contemporaries. In 1956, he received the Grand Literary Prize of the City of Paris for his works. Fine. Together with the limited edition of the book (#48 of 200 copies), Inscribed to Madame Christian Schram Senior and with an 11 line holograph poem, initialed "P. F." and dated Paris, May, 1931; and with an excellent 4 page autograph letter signed and dated October 8, 1930. A near fine copy.

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