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        Leaves of Grass. Comprising all the Poems Written by Walt Whitman Following the Arrangement of the Edition of 1891

      New York: Random House, 1930, 1930. First edition thus, one of 400 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press for Random House. Grabhorn Press Bibliography 138. Edges and upper joint skillfully repaired; very good copy, enclosed in a clamshell box.. Folio, original maroon morocco spine and wooden boards, spine lettered in blind. 37 woodcuts by Valenti Angelo. One of the cornerstone achievements of the Grabhorn Press and one of the most famous American fine press books of the 20th century.

      [Bookseller: The Brick Row Book Shop]
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        The Theory of Interest; as determined by Impatience to spend income and Opportunity to invest it.

      New York: The Macmillan Company,, 1930. Octavo. Original dark blue fine-ribbed cloth, spine lettered in gilt and with single gilt rules at head and tail, front cover blocked in blind. With the dust jacket. With 3 folding tables. Printed errata slip tipped-in at page vii. Japanese bookseller's ticket to rear free endpaper. Jacket very lightly dust soiled, price clipped and repriced $6.00; one or two pale spots; a very fresh copy in an excellent jacket, very rare thus. First edition, first printing, of Fisher's Theory of Interest, a revised version of his earlier book The Rate of Interest (1907). Dedicated to John Rae and Böhm-Bawerk, it is a further development of their ideas: "its greatness as a book lies wholly in its outstanding pedagogic qualities... [which] amounted to the demonstration that the real rate of interest is determined by both demand and supply, by the demand for production and consumption loans on the one hand and the supply of savings on the other" (Blaug, Great Economists before Keynes, p. 79).

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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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        L'Oeuvre de Restif de la Bretonne (9 Tomes - Complet)

      Cuivres originaux de Gérard Cochet, Gaston Goor, Georges Ripart, Gaston Nick ; Carlo Farneti ; Pierre Gandon ; P. Dubreuil, P. Noël, texte et notes établi par Henri Bachelin, un des 1500 exemplaires sur vélin de fil du marais numérotés, 2 vol. in-8 reliure demi-chagrin à coins vert, dos à deux nerfs orné, têtes dorées, couvertures et dos conservées, coll. L'Oeuvre de Restif de la Bretonne, Editions du Trianon, Paris, 1930-1932 Contient : 1 : Les nuits de Paris, La semaine nocturne, Vingt nuits de Paris ; 2: Les contemporaines, suivies de Les Françaises, les Parisiennes, le Palais-Royal, L'année des dames nationales ; 3 : Le pornographe, suivi de La mimographe, Les gynographes, Le thesmographe. Le nouvel Abeilard, Le nouvel Emile, Philosophie de monsieur Nicolas, Les posthumes ; 4: La vie de mon père, suivie de Lucile, Le pied de Fanchette, La fille naturelle, Adèle de C*** ; 5: Le ménage parisien, suivi de La femme infidèle, Ingénue Saxancour ; 6: Le paysan et la paysanne pervertis ; 7 et 8 : Monsieur Nicolas ou le coeur humain dévoilé ; 9 : Le Calendrier Bon ensemble bien complet et bien relié, en très bon état. Français

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        Roboto daina [Robot song]

      self-published, Kaunas 1930 - Octavo (18 × 13 cm). Original pictorial wrappers by Aleksandras epas; 46 pp. Wrappers lightly discolored; slight abrasion to right edge; old bookstore stamp to rear wrapper; good or better. First and only edition of this volume of futurist-inspired Lithuanian verse by Vladas Audrona?a-Suchockis (1904-1971), a young Kaunas writer and revolutionary about whom we are unable to find further information. The illustrator, A. epas, likewise remains undiscoverable to us. With appealing typographic design throughout. Pictured in Claudia Salaris, Futurismi nel mondo, p. 675. Not located in KVK or OCLC. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Years of Grace SIGNED

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York 1930 - "Years of Grace" by Margaret Ayer Barnes. Signed by the author on the front endpaper-" To Mary, with love, from Margaret. June, 1930". First edition, first printing with matching "1930" date on the title and copyright pages, with no subsequent printings. Winner of the 1931 Pulitzer Prize for Novel (Fiction). Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, 1930. 12mo [5" x 7 3/8"], 581 pages. With adhered articles and ephemera about the author and book pasted to the preliminary, half-title, and terminal pages and paste-downs. The book is in good condition. Wear and soiling to the spine and boards with gently bumped corners. Slight cloth loss at the front hinge. Fraying to the spine edges. Previous owner's bookplate with aforementioned ephemera on the front endpaper. Large tear extending across page 41. The textblock is lightly toned with some scattered soiling. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(H8-29) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Salomé. Vingt eaux fortes originales gravées par Lobel-Riche. Les éditions d'art Devambez. Paris. 1930.

      - 1 volume in-4° en feuilles sous couverture rempliée et chemise de demi-basane racinée châtaigne à nerfs, pièce de titre de maroquin sienne, l'ensemble sous étui. Eaux-fortes de Lobel Riche avec 3 états des eaux-fortes dont état avec remarques et eaux-fortes pures. Un des 40 exemplaires sur Japon Impérial. Très bel état.

      [Bookseller: Mesnard - Comptoir du Livre Ancien]
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        Moby Dick

      Random House 1930 - First edition thus. Near Fine with bump to top corner of boards, pages toned. Silver stamping rather bright and fresh, with just a hint of rubbing. Dust jacket with spine toned, a bit of chipping and loss, rubbed at folds, with tape and mending tissue repairs made from the verso with the front flap formerly completely detached and mended, else Very Good. A lovely example of Melville's classic illustrated by Rockwell Kent, uncommon with bright silver stamping and in the dust jacket. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Bridge A Poem.

      Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1930 - Tall quarto. Original white wrapper, titles to spine and front wrapper in red and black. With the original glassine jacket. Housed in the publisher's silver card slipcase. A superb copy in the somewhat worn tissue and original silver-covered card slipcase that has had the lower panel and a small portion of the top panel renewed. First edition, first impression, one of 200 copies on Holland Paper from a total limited edition of 284 copies. The Bridge was Crane's only attempt at a long poem, inspired by his view of the Brooklyn Bridge from his apartment in Columbia Heights, and includes three plates from photographs of the bridge by his friend Walker Evans. Harold Bloom praised the poem for "its astonishing transformation of the sublime ode into an American epic, uneven certainly but beyond The Waste Land in aspiration and accomplishment" (Complete Poems of Hart Crane, Liveright, 2000). This shimmering first appearance was one of several exquisitely produced books put out by the Black Sun Press, founded by the wild and wealthy expatriate couple Harry and Caresse Crosby. Harry Crosby (1898–1929) was heir to one of Boston's wealthiest banking families, but after serving as an ambulance driver during the First World War he met and fell in love with a married lady, Mary Peabody (née Jacob) – they fled to Paris, married, and she changed her name to Caresse. Harry and Caresse embedded themselves in the avant-garde cultural scene, befriending the likes of Dalí, Hemingway and Cartier-Bresson, founded the Black Sun Press which helped to publish the early works of Joyce, Eliot, Pound and Hart Crane, and lived a life of utter dissolution off Harry's inheritance – which, when it ran out, had to be supplemented by telegrams to his banker father such as the infamous, "PLEASE SELL $10,000 WORTH OF STOCK. WE HAVE DECIDED TO LIVE A MAD AND EXTRAVAGANT LIFE" (to which the father, reluctantly but nonetheless amazingly, assented). Following Crosby's tragic death in 1929 (he was found shot dead in the same bed as Josephine, "The Fire Princess", one of his many lovers), the Black Sun Press continued issuing books in Paris and New York under the directorship of Caresse, who survived until 1970. Schwartz & Schweik A2. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Editions Surrealistes, Paris 1930 - Rustica con solapas, 4º menor, sin paginar. Ejemplar número 177. Se incluye lámina publicitaria de la obra. Lomo fatigado con mínimas faltas. Dedicatoria personal del anterior propietario en página en blanco. Por lo demás bien conservado. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Draft of XXX Cantos.

      Paris: Hours Press, 1930 - Octavo. Original buff linen, titles to front board and spine in red, edges untrimmed. With a plain glassine wrapper (spine defective). Faint spotting to untrimmed edges, else a fine copy. Initials and vignette by Dorothy Shakespear. First edition, limited issue, inscribed by the author and signed with his initials on the front free endpaper to "Marcella, EZ". Number 138 of 200 copies on japon (Canson-Mongolfier Soleil velin MRV paper), from an edition of 212 (for details of the whole edition, see previous item). Marcella Spann Booth (b. 1932) was introduced to Pound's poetry at graduate school in her native Texas. While living in New York, she wrote to Pound at St Elizabeth's Hospital and requested to meet him while on a stopover in Washington DC, which began a lengthy correspondence and friendship. They collaborated on a poetry anthology (inevitably "Spannthology"), later published as Confucius to Cummings: An Anthology of Poetry (New Directions, 1964). During her frequent visits to St Elizabeth's Hospital between 1957 and 1958, Spann often shared her students' work with Pound who provided comments and advice for her teaching. After Pound's release from St Elizabeth's Hospital in 1958, Spann accompanied him and his wife, Dorothy, to Italy where she acted as Pound's secretary and continued work on the "Spannthology". Pound and Spann continued to correspond briefly after she returned to Texas in October 1959. Her extensive collection of manuscripts and correspondence with Pound is now in the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, Texas. Gallup A31a. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Gesammelte Werke 38 von 40 Bänden

      Berlin, Hamburg, Rowohlt, ca. 1930 - 1964. - teils leicht berieben, meist gut erhalten. - es fehlen die Bände "Beatrix", "Die tödlichen Wünsche" und Band 2 "Kleinbürger", Die Reihe erschien vor dem 2. Weltkrieg bei Rowohlt (Berlin) in 44 Bänden (5 Titel in je 2 Bänden; nach dem Krieg erschien eine Neuausgabe, bei der die vorher fünf 2-bändigen Titel in je einem zusammengefasst wurden, so dass die komplette Reihe dann 40 Bände umfasst. - 1."Albert Savarus", Berlin, o. J. - 3. "Buch der Mystik", Berlin, o. J. - 4. "Cäsar Birotteaus Grösse und Niedergang", Berlin, o. J. - 5. "Der Alchimist", Hbg. 1953. - 6. "Der Ehekontrakt", Hbg. 1957 (mit Schuber). - 7. "Der Landarzt", Hbg. 1953. - 8. "Der Landpfarrer", Hbg. 1954. - 9. "Die Bauern", Berlin, o.J. - 10. "Die Frau von Dreissig Jahren", Berlin, o. J. - 11. "Die Geheimnisse der Fürstin Cadignan", Hbg. 1958. - 12. "Die Kleinbürger", Band I, Berlin, o.J. - 13. "Die Königstreuen", Berlin, o. J. - 14. "Die Lilie im Tal", Hbg. 1953. - 16. "Ehefrieden", Hbg. 1952. - 17. "Eine dunkle Geschichte", Berlin, o. J., mit Schuber - 18. "Eugenie Grandet", Hbg. 1952, mit Schutzumschlag und Schuber. - 19. "Geschichte der Dreizehn", Hbg. 1953. - 20. "Glanz und Elend der Kurtisanen", Hbg., 1952. - 21. "Heimliche Könige", Berlin, o. J. - 22. "Honorine", Hbg. 1956. - 23. "Junggesellenwirtschaft", Hbg. 1952. - 24. "Katharina von Medici", Hbg. 1955. - 25. "Künstler und Narren", Hbg. 1955. - 26. "Modeste Mignon", Hbg. 1953. - 27. "Nebenbuhler", Hbg. 1954. - 28. "Oberst Chabert", Hbg. 1958. - 29. "Pariser Novellen", Berlin, o. J. - 30. "Pierrette", Berlin, o. J. mit Schuber - 31. "Sarrasine", Berlin, o. J. - 32. "Tante Lisbeth", Berlin, o. J., zwei Bände. - 33. "Trollatische Geschichten", Hbg. 1958. - 34. "Ursula Mirouet", Hbg. 1959. - 35. "Vater Goriot", Berlin, o. J. - 36. "Verlorene Illusionen", Hbg., 1952. - 37. "Vetter Pons", Berlin, o. J. - 38. "Volksvertreter", Berlin, o. J. - 39. "Zwei Frauen", Hbg. 1952. - 40. Inklusive des nur in der Nachkriegs-Ausgabe erschienen Bandes "Maitre Cornelius", Hbg. 1964., Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 Flexibles rotes Orig.-Ganzleder, 8° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bauhausbauten Dessau

      München: Albert Langen 1930 - Neuer weißer PBd. mit Schwarzprägung auf Vorderdeckel und Rücken, 221 Seiten mit zahlreichen SW-Tafeln im Text, 8°, sehr guter Zustand, selten! Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Documents. Archéologie beaux-arts ethnographie varietés. Magazine illustré.

       Paris 1930. 2me année. No. 3. \"Hommage a Picasso\". 4°. 5 Bll., S. 113-183 (1). Mit zahlr., tlw. ganzseit. Abb. OBrosch.Textes de Jacques Baron, Georges Bataille, Robert Desnos, Carl Einstein, Maurice Heine, Eugène Jolas, Marcel Jouhandeau, Edouard Kasyade, Michel Leiris, Camille Mauclair, Marcel Mauss, Georges Monnet, Léon Pierre-Quint, Jacques Prévert, Charles-Henri Puech, le Dr Reber, Georges Ribémont-Dessaignes, Georges Henri Rivière, André Schaeffner, Roger Vitrac. - Rare document bien préservé. \"Documents was a Surrealist art magazine edited by Georges Bataille. Published in Paris between April 1929 and January 1931, it ran for 15 issues, each of which contained a wide range of original writing and photographs. It was overseen by the writer-philosopher Georges Bataille, who became more and more its single guiding figure as the issues progressed. Primarily through the pages of this journal, Bataille forcefully challenged the tenets of Surrealism espoused by André Breton in favor of an alternate model, in which humanity could embrace the formless, the sordid, the discarded and disregarded.\" (monoskop) Versand D: 4,00 EUR Kunst, Zeitschriften

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      The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Publishers, [1930]., Indianapolis - First edition. Very good, clean copy in dust jacket with minor rubbing to front flap, pink portions of the spine faded, and with a couple of tiny chips at the extremities. Hugh Morris Drake, an automobile manufacturer from Detroit, is found murdered in his hotel room. Drake had been traveling as a member of a small Round the World travel party. At first, the case seemed quite simple but, before Inspector Duff could discover any convincing evidence, the remainder of the travel party moved on, widening the distance between the murder site and the suspects. An attractive copy of the final Charlie Chan adventure. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Probleme der Lyrik SIGNIERT. Dabei: Typoskript "Genie und Gesundheit" (1930)

      48 Seiten Englische Broschur Schutzumschlag mit Einrissen/Fehlstellen, Bleistiftnotizen, von Benn auf Vorsatz mit blauem Kuli handsigniert.- Beiliegend: 6-seitiges Typoskript mit kleinen handschriftlichen Korrekturen im Text, handschriftlich bezeichnet und mit Quellenangabe zum Erstdruck versehen (Der Querschnitt 1930).- Format Din A5 auf Briefformat geknickt, Kanten gering bestossen.- Der Text ist in den Sämtlichen Werken Band III (Prosa 1) S. 253-258 abgedruckt /// signiert signatur signed signée autograph autogramm /// Standort Wimregal kxx m/'

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        Lovely unpublished photo by Bertram Park signed by the photographer in pencil ((of Teck, 1867-1953, Queen of George V)]

      1930 - coloured in Pastel by Chris Adams who has signed it in pencil in capitals, showing the dowager Queen wearing a pink robe over her lace dress and strings of pearls round her neck, 11½" x 8½" in mount 14" x 9½", no place, no date, circa With fellow photographers Bertram Park and Parks' wife Yvonne Gregory, Adams formed the "Three Photographers" group in 1920. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      - Don Quijote de la Mancha. Edición 1930.Montaner Simón. Cervantes ilustraciones Balaca y Pellicer 1930. 2 Tomos - Edición según el texto de Francisco Rodríguez Marín, de la Real Academia Española, con comentarios de los más cervantistas seleccionados por Juan Givanel y Mas, de la Real Academia de Buenas Letras de Barcelona y precedida de la Vida y Semblanza de Cervantes por Miguel S. Oliver. Ilustraciones de Ricardo Balaca y José Luis Pellicer - Contiene LXXXI más 634 páginas - Numerosas pinturas a página completa - Folio Esta edición barcelonesa del Quijote de Montaner y Simón Editores, es una de las más lujosas .Sus dos tomos en folio, en excelente papel y mejor impresión, se adornan con las 44 ilustraciones a toda página firmadas por Ricardo Balaca y Luis Pellicer, y 252 cabeceras y remates xilográficos, grabados por maestros como J. Gómez, Smeeton,Tilly, Sadurní y Martí. Como había sucedido y sucederá con tantos artistas y editores que se acercan al Quijote, Ricardo Balaca no puede ver terminado su trabajo, ya que le sobrevino la muerte cuando sólo tenía la mitad de las estampas realizadas. Sigue de cerca el texto fijado por Hartzenbusch en 1863, con la consiguiente separación de la voluntad cervantina. El retrato de Cervantes que aparece al inicio de la edición fue grabado por B. Maura, uno de los maestros grabadores más importantes del momento. Gastos de envío no están incluidos. PARA CUALQUIER DUDA, POR FAVOR CONTACTEN SIN COMPROMISO. PUEDO ENVIAR MÁS FOTOGRAFÍAS, para que ven el estado, tiene alguna rozadura pero los 2 tomos están como se ven , muy bien. Saludos, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kiki Souvenirs. - Signiertes Exemplar / Signed copy.

      170, (6) Seiten. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text und auf Tafeln. Gr.-8, illustrierte Original-Broschur. Erste Ausgabe der Memoiren der legendären "Kiki de Montparnasse" (bürgerlich: Alice Prin), auf dem Vortitel mit eigenhändiger mehrzeiliger Widmung von Kiki, datiert 1930, für den Maler und Illustrator André Lambert "à André Lambert, boxeur intellèctuelle sympathie de Kiki 1930" und halbseitiger karikierender Selbstdarstellung von Kiki als Boxerin "Kiki boxeur mondain". Auf dem zweiten Vortitel mit einer weiteren, eigenhändigen Widmung, diesmal vom Verleger H. Broca, wohl auch für Lambert "specialement pour son ami de toujours dans lavenir. tres amicalement H. Broca". Der Band versammelt Fotos, Gemälde, Zeichungen und Äußerungen von und zu Kiki und ihrem Umfeld: Foujita, Man Ray, Tono Salazar, Robert Desnos u.a. - Etwas bestoßen und fleckig, papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, sonst innen sauber, insgesamt gut erhalten.

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        RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM, The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald

      George G. Harrap, London 1930 - Edition limited to 750 copies for the English issue, this no. 505 signed by Willy Pogany on the limitation statement and on the extra etched frontispiece ( 500 copies were printed for the United States). Tall octavo. 173p. Illustrated by Willy Pogany with 12 mounted color plates and 45 small mounted illustrated labels in black and white, along with the signed frontispiece etching. Bound in full aqua niger morocco with lightly marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with stylized gilt title, the upper cover with with small roundel featuring flowers in red, aqua and tan on a gilt ground. Coumans 272. Tiny dent to rear cover, else fine Edition limited to 750 copies for the English issue, this no. 505 signed by Willy Pogany on the limitation statement and on the extra etched frontispiece ( 500 copies were printed for the United States). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Houghton Mifflin, NY 1930 - In Collaboration with Clarence A. Bush. Illustrated. Small 8vo., blue cloth, stamped in yellow, in dust jacket. First Edition. Signed presentation from Weissmuller on the title page: For Vern your [sic] a great guy, Johnny Weissmuller." Uncommon to find signed first editions or any in the original dust jacket. Weissmuller was an Austro-Hungarian-born American competition swimmer and actor, best known for playing Tarzan in films of the 1930s and 1940s and for having one of the best competitive swimming records of the 20th century. After retiring from competitions, he became the sixth actor to portray Edgar Rice Burroughs's ape man, Tarzan- a role he played in 12 motion pictures. Dozens of other actors have also played Tarzan, but Weissmuller is by far the best known. His character's distinctive Tarzan yell is still often used in films. Very Good (bit of rubbing & edgewear; contents clean & tight; small spot of sticker residue to front pastedown & very tiny red dot on the lower edge) some wear (chips, tears & creases; $2.50 price is present on the front flap) d/j. Scarce! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Kits and Cats With Louis Wain in Pussyland. Father Tuck's Hurrah Series.

      London, Raphael Tuck & Sons, No. 9080. Designed in England, Printed in Bavaria. No date, circa 1930. Card hardback, tall, 15 x 8 inches. Shaped top edge. Colour illustrated paper covered boards. In very good condition., Some minor rubbing to edges and corners, bump to bottom corner with tape repair to spine and some tape to boards. Inside pages slightly tanned, a couple of thumb marks, some minor dark rubbing to first page. Bookseller label to corner of front board "W.C. Bluett, Holsworthy." Coloured illustrations bright and clean. A very rare and wonderful example of Louis Wain's famous Cats' Books. 12pp. 4 coloured full-page illustrations (one double page centre spread.) and B&W illustrations. Some of the Very Best Full Color Plates from the Master of Feline Illustration, One of The Rarest of all The Louis Wain Books. "The Right Sort," "Anxious Rooks," "Fuzzy's Failure," "Paying The Bill," "The Black Intruder," "A Nasty Tumble," "The Punishment," and "Glee." Plates Titled; "Supper-Time," "How Paulina Took The Ducklings Out," "We Are Seven." According to Rodney Dale, the title Kits and Cats was originally published in 1904 (Dale, 95) by Raphael Tuck in the "Little Pets" series (No. 8838). This book was smaller in size, was not 'shaped' and contained completely different stories and pictures. Dale, 96.

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        Imaginary Letters

      Black Sun Press, Paris 1930 - 1st edition, one of 300 from a total edition of 375. Original plain wrappers fine, printed dustjacket, glassine dustjacket with some toning, else both near fine and a good original cardboard slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Ganzlederausgabe - Ulysses. Komplett in 2 Bänden. Dritte Ausgabe. Dünndruck.

      Zürich,, Rhein, 1930 - 8°. 611 S., 632 S., grüne Orig.-Ganzlederbände mit den seltenen roten Orig.-Schutzumschlägen, Goldkopfschnitte und goldfarbenes Lesebändchen, in 2 mit Goldpapier bezogenen Orig.-Pappschubern. Titel und Einband von Emil Preetorius. - Selten. Schutzumschläge leicht fleckig und randbestoßen, Schuber in den Falzen angebrochen. Die Bücher selbst tadellos erhalten und sauber. de Band:

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      Moskve [Moscow]; Kharkov ; Minsk : Tsentraler Felker-Farlag Fun F. S. S. R.,(1930). 1st edition. Dramatic Original Period Modernist Illustrated Paper Covers, 4to, 13, 38 pages. Includes music ; 26 cm. In Yiddish. Title translates as, "30 Songs for Children. " For solo voice with piano accompaniment. Music with texts in Romanized Yiddish. SUBJECT (S) : Children's songs. OCLC lists 6 institutions with holdings (HUC, NLI, American Jewish U, Florida, YIVO, Harvard) . The booklet was later lightly bound into a cloth binding, but that binding has cleanly come loose, acting now as a protector for the original intact illustrated paper binding. Cover and paper toning as expected. Small pencil marks and tiny corner chip on cover, blind stamp on title page number on half title, A very attractive copy, about Very Good- Condition. (YID-26-15)

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        A Critical and Historical Corpus of Florentine Painting, Section 3 The Fourteenth Century (7 volumes in 8 books + Vol 9)

      New York: College of Fine Arts, New York University. Hardcover. VG, art school ex-library set with few signs of use. Markings on spine and text block edges, pockets and bar codes at rear. Great shelf appeal.. All volumes: beige, coarse woven cloth; gilt lettering to spine. Various paginations, all illustrated. Approximately 75 pounds shipping weight for this set, so will require extra postage. A monumental set of 8 books (7 volumes, published between 1930 and 1958) along with the Supplement of "The Fourteenth Century: The Painters of the Miniaturist Tendancy" published in 1984 and authored by Miklos Boskovits. This set LACKS VOLUMES 6+7+8.

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        I fasti militari dei Finanzieri d'Italia Pagine storiche scritte su documenti dal T. Colonnello Sante Laria - Parte I 1800-1870

      Editori Alfieri & Lacroix - Milano, MILANO 1930 - ITALIANO Volume degli anni '30 in stato discreto, coperta illustrata in cartone rigido goffrato, scritta "Ricordo Allievo Pastore Michelangelo Scuola Alpina della R. G. di Finanza Predazzo - Trento 1-10-1938" su piatto anteriore e foglio di guardia, macchia d'umidità su piatto anteriore e prime pagine, bruniture, scritte e macchie su piatto inferiore, strappo e tentativo di restauro con scotch sul dorso, bordo e punte consunti, tagli con accenno di fioritura, pagine in buono stato, fori d'insetto su prime pagine, gora su alcune pagine, disegno su foglio di guardia, scritte su ultimo foglio di guardia, firma d'appartenenza su pagina di dedica. Prefazione dell'On. Prof. Luigi Rava. LXXIV tavole, su carta patinata, con illustrazioni in b. e n., altre X tavole, montate su cartoncino nero con illustrazioni a colori, fuori testo, alcune tavole staccate dalla legatura. Magnifiche testatine, eleganti capilettera e finalini arricchiscono la veste tipografica del volume. Solo I volume.

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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, and black and white illustrations in the text, by Beaton. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Boards somewhat rubbed and marked, extremities a little bumped. An excellent copy. First edition, signed limited issue, number 10 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.

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        Histoire scientifique et militaire de l'Expédition française en EGYPTE, d'après les mémoires, matériaux, documents inédits. ATLAS SEULS.

      1930 - 1834, A.-J. Dénain Et Delamare, Editeurs-Propriétaires 1930 - 2 atlas in-4 oblong "à l'italienne" ( 280 X 350 mm ), demi basane chocolat, dos lisse orné de filets dorés. 309 planches ( sur 310, il manque la planche 310 ), certaines dépliantes, gravées en premier tirage et 3 cartes. Imposante publication elle en vint à compléter la Description de l'Egypte parue entre 1809 et 1826, tout en se voulant supérieure par son exactitude et son exhaustivité. Elle tient à la fois de l'encyclopédie et du livre de voyage. « une source partiellement originale et de premier ordre » ( De Meulenaere ). L'iconographie est due pour une large part à VIVANT DENON, qui a gravé lui-même ses compositions. Brunet, III 209 - De Meulenaere, 110-111 - Quérard, VII 562-563. Reliures épidermées, très minimes défauts à quelques feuillets, les planches sont fraîches. De la bibliothèque de l'égyptologue Adolphe CATTAUI ( Ex-libris gravé au premier contreplat de chaque volume ). Voyages Explorations Histoire Géographie Antiquité Egypte [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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).

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        Principles of Clothing Selection [ Early 1930s College Course Project from Columbia University Teachers College Student ]

      Very Good. Ephemera. Over 80 loose sheets of manuscript entries illustrating the principles of women's clothing selection using magazine illustrations, cloth swatches, and hand-drawn color sketches. The project appears to be based on the textbooks Principles of Clothing Selection (1930) and Clothing for Women (1929). Home economics and fashion appeared in college curricula after World War I when more women moved into the workforce in professional roles and wardrobe needs changed. The sheets are contained in a worn envelope marked with the name of Hazel Stine, who received a B. S. In Education and Practical Arts from Columbia in 1933. Her observations on style show her preferences (or those of her professors) : "Trim and in quite good taste are the clothes worn by the conservative type." Ms. Stine's project also contains a candid self-assessment: "Weight--174 (much over-weight) ," a sketch of her body from head to toe, a listing of her "Bad Points", and a "Score Card for Personal Appearance." Her color drawings illustrating outfits she would choose for herself appear on two sheets. She received an A- for her effort. ; 14 1/2" x 9" .

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        Le Livre de la Jungle

      Un des 72 exemplaires sur Japon Impérial numéroté, Traduction de Louis Fabulet et Robert d'Humières, Compositions de Deluermoz gravées sur bois par Louis-Joseph Soulas, 1 vol. in-8 reliure demi-maroquin à coins violet, dos à 5 nefs, tête dorée, couv. et dos conservés, reliure signée de Cochard, collection Les Beaux Livres, Editions Mornay, Paris, 1930, 269 pp. et 4 ff. Bon exemplaire de cette très belle édition, sans le tirage de luxe sur papier du Japon ( infime petit choc à une coupe, parfait état par ailleurs) Français

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        Poems 1886-1929. I. Departmental Ditties. Barrack-room Ballads. The Seven Seas. II. The Five Nations. Songs from Books. III. Verses from "Sea Warfare". The Years Between. The Muse among the Motors. Verses from "A History of England". Verses from "A Diversity of Creatures". Verses from "Land and Sea Tales". Verses from "Debits and Credits". Verses not collected in Book form.

      New York, Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1930.. SIGNED FINELY BOUND EDITION. In three volumes, large octavo. LIMITED EDITION to 537, of which 525 are SIGNED by the author to limitation page of vol. I; this No. 109. Finely bound in recent full red morocco with raised bands, gilt and gilt titles to spines; double gilt rule to boards with gilt cornerpieces; top edges gilt, others untrimmed, inner gilt dentelles; marbled end papers. A lovely fine set, inside and out, housed in an protective cloth slipcase.

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        Danseuse écriture".

      1930 - Aquarelle signée en bas à droite, (1930), 37 x 24 cm., encadrée. ZIG (1901-1936), illustrateur de music-hall, réalise des costumes pour le Casino de Paris, avec l'affiche des "Dolly Sisters", les Folies Bergère et le Moulin Rouge en prenant le relais de Gesmar. ZIG croque, à l'aquarelle, une danseuse coiffée de plumes d'oies géantes et couverte d'une ceinture de parchemins, hommage à l'écriture. Infimes taches et plis. Oeuvre originale

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      Random House, New York 1930 - Stiff blue wraps with a paper label on the spine. Originally issued with five other titles by Sherwood Anderson and others, housed in a slipcase and limited to 875 copies. This copy is separate and is SIGNED by the author and dated "Hollywood, Calif. 1940" on the half title page. Scarce thus. Near Fine with a slightly darkened spine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      Faber & Faber (1930), London - Auden's first regularly published book after the very scarce 1928 POEMS privately printed by Stephen Spender. Bloomfield A2: 1000 copies. Two small chips to the top edge. One of the best copies we have seen with no fading of the blue integral dustwrapper. A beautiful copy [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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      London: Faber & Faber Ltd.,, 1930. Octavo. Original blue paper wrapper with a border of 4 red rules to front cover, title to front, leaves untrimmed, some leaves uncut. Loss to spine ends extending onto header of front wrapper, short closed tear to bottom of front wrapper, slight toning to front wrapper edge, internally clean. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. The first of Auden's works, 1000 copies only were published in the first edition. In addition to his poetry, this work contains the play "Paid on Both Sides: A Charade", which is dedicated to Cecil Day-Lewis and was written during Auden's stay in Berlin 1928-9.

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