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        The Tale of Little Pig Robinson

      Warne, UK 1930 - 1st Edition 1930. Book is very good++ and bright. Nice clean contents. The complete wrapper is very good++ and bright. Edges lightly rubbed and nicked in places. Light foxing to endpapers. Miniscule rubbing loss to spine tips. A good example of a rare book. More images can be taken upon request. Ref10902 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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        Banalité. Illustré de réogrammes et recherches d'objets de (Fabian) Loris et (Roger) Parry.

      Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Française, Paris 1930 - Paris, Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Française 1930. 28,5x39,5 cm. 81 p., avec 16 photogravures en noir et blanc. Broché, couverture rempliée. Parr / Badger I, 100. - Première édition illustrée. - 1/322 exemplaires nummérotés sur Hollande, signé par Loris et Parry à la justification du tirage. - Roger Parry (1905 - 1977) devient l'assistant de Maurice Tabard en 1928, au studio de photographie publicitaire Deberny-Peignot. A l'aide d'images aussi dépouillées qu'efficaces, il introduit dans cet art appliqué qu'est la photographie publicitaire les audaces formelles des avant-gardes (photogrammes, photomontages, solarisations. Très vite, il prépare avec Fabien Loris l’illustration photographique d’un recueil de poèmes de Léon-Paul Fargue, Banalité. Sa publication en 1931 va le faire apprécier des milieux intellectuels ; il participe alors aux expositions collectives qui réunissent de nombreux talents de l’époque comme Kertész ou Man Ray. Parry travaille dès les années trente comme photographe pour les édition Gallimard. - Petites déchirures au bas du dos et au bord de la couverture. Autrement en état de neuf. Sprache: Französisch [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Foochow UHS". Union High School teacher's photograph album; the Methodist Episcopal Church in China, 1930.

      1930 - The Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church sent its first missionaries to Foochow (Fuzchou), China, in 1846. Foochow was an important provincial capital of Fujian province. This album is a record of some of the missionary teachers at the schools in 'Foochow' in the 1930s, during the Chinese Civil War.This home made photographic album consists of 7 b&w real photographs laid down, in a folding captioned album, with stiff red boards, the front board with handwritten title "Foochow UHS" and the rear, in Chinese characters. The photographs include: "Hillside Looking SW across Lotus Lake to River Min"; The House by the Side of the Road, SE corner where dispensary is"; "'We' in south yard, hillside"; Taken August 1930, G. M. N. "Jimmie and I, Jean and "Jade Eyes"; "Living and Dining Room, Camera looking East"; "George in his Study"; and "Hillside Taken from Hill back of School looking north toward hills where fighting occurred". The last names of the subjects are not noted; the one photograph of Westerners shows a white man with tennis racket, his seated wife, and a standing young woman holding a cat, in which the man is noted as "Jimmie". "Jimmie" is possibly James Edward Skinner, who moved from Kucheng to Yenping, on the Min River in the Fukien Province. Skinner built the Alden Speare Memorial Hospital, and became superintendent of the hospital, educating Chinese doctors. During this period of the Chinese civil war, Mao Zedong's army was struggling with the Communist army for control of the area. The fighting mentioned in the caption of the photograph of the school most likely refers to this. In 1933, Yenping fell to the Communists and the Skinners escaped to Haitan Island.Album measures 8 x 7" folded. Very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      A. L. Burt Company Publishers [1930]., New York - Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-282 [283-288: ads], original red cloth, spine panel stamped in black. Photoplay edition. Photoplay edition with four stills from the 1930 Metro-Goldwyn Mayer film "The Unholy Three," directed by Jack Conway, starring Lon Chaney, which was based on this macabre mystery novel about three criminous circus misfits, also known as "The Terrible Three" and THE THREE FREAKS. This was Chaney's last film and only talking picture, a remake of Tod Browning's 1925 silent film in which Chaney also starred. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-166. Bleiler (1948), p. 236. Hubin (1994), p. 686. Touch of wear to spine ends and corners, a nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket (with photograph of Chaney and costars on front panel) with professional restoration to spine ends and corners, dust soiling to spine and rear panels. (#147536) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Savoy Cocktail Book

      London: Constable & Company, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Signed. First edition. Signed limited edition; Copy number 38 of an unspecified number of copies. Good+, with wear to spine cloth and rubbing at extremities, front inner hinge exposed and fragile, pages lightly toned though illustrations remain vibrant. A scarce copy of this cocktail classic, in publisher's special binding.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        1 LOT dépareillé : 250 Numéros de la Revue Française d' Histoire d'Outre-Mer [ Anciennement Revue d'Histoire des Colonies ] ---- Depuis les N° 70 environ au N° 370 [ soit 2 € le Volume ]

      SFHOM - Paris , de 1930 à 2011. -- 250 Numéros - Parfait état -- Brochés. Format in-8° ( 24 x 16 cm ).*************** Les Numéros de ce lot sont au nombre de 250 mais ne se suivent pas tous. Commençant vers le N° 70 et finissant vers les N° 370 . [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Okmhistoire]
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        The Savoy Cocktail Book: Being in the main a complete compendium of the Cocktails, Rickeys, Daisies, Slings, Shrubs, Smashes, Fizzes, Juleps, Cobblers, Fixes, and other Drinks, known and greatly appreciated in the year of grace 1930, with sundry notes of amusement and interest concerning them, together with subtle Observations upon Wines and their special occasions

      New York: Richard Smith, 1930. Octavo, 287 pages. Illustrated throughout with color decorations by Gilbert Rumbold. First American edition (simultaneous with the British edition), first printing, with the errata slip, and lacking the Bacardi Cocktail recipe present in subsequent printings. The iconic art-deco, prohibition-era cocktail book, compiled by ex-patriot bartender Harry Craddock of London's Savoy Hotel. A near fine copy, with the printed foil on the decorative boards bright and clean except for some minor scratches to the rear panel, and the cloth spine and gilt stamping fresh. [Noling, Beverage Literature, page 118].

      [Bookseller: Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink]
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        Autograph quotation signed.

      [Antibes], 22. I. 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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Savoy Cocktail Book: Being in the main a complete compendium of the Cocktails, Rickeys, Daisies, Slings, Shrubs, Smashes, Fizzes, Juleps, Cobblers, Fixes, and other Drinks, known and greatly appreciated in the year of grace 1930, with sundry notes of amusement and interest concerning them, together with subtle Observations upon Wines and their special occasions

      New York: Richard R. Smith. 1930. First. First American edition. Illustrations by Gilbert Rumbold. Small label of rare bookseller M.M. Einhorn Maxwell on front pastedown, modest rubbing to the illustrated foil boards, but less so than usual, corners a little bumped and rubbed, with the spine gilt bright, overall a near fine copy without dustwrapper, as issued, of this classic colorful Art Deco cocktail book. A considerably better than usual copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        1. Salmon, Andre: Clément Redko. - 2. George, Waldemar: [Joseph] Csaky. Avec in poème de Blaise Cendrars.

      Paris, (1930)., Editions "Ars", - 8°. 17 S., 1 Bl. + 20 Tafeln / 20 plates; 18 S., 1 Bl. + 24 Tafeln / 24 plates. OKart. Original cased boards. Erste Ausgaben. 1st Editions. - Zwei Kataloge der legendären Pariser Edition über den russischen Avantgarde-Maler Clément Redko während seiner Pariser Zeit (1927-1935) sowie über den ungarisch-französischen Bildhauer und Puppenkünstler Joseph Csaky, dem Pionier der kubistischen Plastik. Two catalogues of the legendary Paris Edition primarily about the Russian Avant-garde painter Clement Redko showing his Parisian period and secondly the Hungarian-French sculptor and doll artist Joseph Csaky, a pioneer of the cubistic sculpture. Unbedeutender, schwacher Lichtrand auf Umschlag von 1. Cover of 1 sunned along the margin. de Band:

      [Bookseller: erlesenes · Antiquariat & Buchhandlung]
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        Civilization and its Discontents.

      London: by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the the Hogarth Press and [by] The Institute of Psycho-Analysis,, 1930. Authorized translation by Joan Riviere. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Photographic portrait frontispiece. Laid-in manuscript note explaining provenance. Light foxing to edges, endleaves, and very occasionally to margins, light toning, very short nick to fore edge of earlier leaves. A very good copy. First edition in English, first impression. Inscribed by Alec Guinness "For My dear Tony, with gratitude and most sincere admiration, and may we do lots more together. Alec, Hamlet 1938" on the front free endpaper. The recipient was Tyrone Guthrie, who directed Guinness as Hamlet in his " famous—some would say notorious—modern-dress production at the Old Vic in 1938" (ODNB). For Guinness it was the culmination of a string of classic roles through which he established his reputation. He later damned his own performance as "'pale, ersatz Gielgudry', yet James Agate, while not immediately at home with Guinness's distaste for heroic struttings and bellowings, considered his playing of the last scene the finest he had ever seen" (Telegraph obituary). Civilization and its Discontents was originally published in Vienna in the previous year as Das Unbehagen in der Kultur.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Corps et biens

      Gallimard 1930 - - Gallimard, Paris 1930, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure en demi maroquin moutarde, dos à cinq nerfs, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier marron, couvertures et dos (insolé) conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Robert Desnos à Colette Clément dont il décline avec humour le nom : "A Madame Colette Clément / Clément Marot non Jacques Clément (ces mots barrés) / non / hommage de l'auteur Robert Macaire." Ex-libris du dédicataire encollé en dessous de la justification du tirage. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, review copy. Binding in morocco half mustard, back with five nerves, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats brown paper covers and backs (insolated) preserved, gilt, signed binding Goy P. & C. Vilaine. Precious autograph signed by Robert Desnos Colette Clement he accepts with humor the name: "To Madame Colette Clement / Clement Marot non Jacques Clément (these words crossed out) / no / tribute to the author Robert Macaire." Bookplate pasted the dedicatee below the justification of the draw. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Murder at the Vicarage

      Collins Crime Club, London 1930 - The first printing of the first Agatha Christie Collins Crime Club publication with the six previous Collins Christie publications listed in double rows under 'By the same author' on the leaf opposite the title-page. 2pp of advert leaves at rear for 'New 7/6 Detective Novels' these being by Crofts, Mavity, Fielding and Cole. The original bright orange publisher's cloth is stained and somewhat faded to the spine with pushing to the head of the spine. The page edges are dusty but the interior and text block is generally clean with a short closed marginal tear to page 9. Over all a good minus copy of a scarce highpoint featuring, for the first time, Miss Marple and the village of St. Mary Mead. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Frances Wetherell]
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        The Most Picturesque Trip in Sweden: Göta Canal.

      Anon. The Most Picturesque Trip in Sweden: Göta Canal Original lithograph in colours, printed by Mezata Gothenburg, c. 1930s-1940s 960 x 660 mm. £925

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        The Shepheards Calender. Conteyning Twelve Æglogues Proportionable to the Twelve Monethes.

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

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Hirosaki Castle in Moonlight

      Hirosaki Castle in Moonlight.Shuncho Mori (active c.1940-1950), 1930. 380 x 250mm. £980

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Lettering for Students and Craftsmen.

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

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Christmas Journey.

      MAYS, Douglas Lionel. Christmas Journey. Original pencil, gouache and watercolour illustration, signed 'Mays' within the image, c.1930. 360 x 210 mm. £495

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments and the Apocrypha.

      8vo. 14 vols.; original full black morocco, blocked in gilt with a device of a book with a crown above it at the centre of the covers, a smaller version of the device used as centre tools on the spine, the spines also titled and ruled in gilt; dark blue marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed; lavishly illustrated with fine engraved plates, mostly after paintings; a very nice set. The 'Hinkley' Bible which exists in various limitations and styles of binding. This is the Library Edition limited to 1000 numbered sets, printed by D.B. Updike at the Merrymount Press, Boston. A handsome, well-illustrated production.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Invitation to his Daughter's Wedding to Rene Hague.

      Single large folio sheet on which is mounted the invitation printed in Joanna with a calligraphed slip by Eric Gill mounted above "The Bride and Bridegroom". A very rare Gill piece using the engraving "Christ as Minister". It is likely that only a handful of these invitations have survived. The calligraphed slip may have been a place setting for the reception which Rene or Joanna Hague then mounted with the invitation as a momento of their happy day.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        The Greenwood Hat. Being a Memoir of James Anon 1885-1887.

      8vo., original full green leather lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. With 10 illustrations. Spine and edges a little sunned, lower board and spine with a little staining otherwise a very good copy. First edition, limited edition of 50 copies privately printed for Barrie to give to his friends. This copy inscribed by Barrie to Sir Edward Grey of Fallodon. Barrie and Grey were close friends and it was Barrie who threw the lavish party for Grey's 70th birthday. Guests included Winston Churchill, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Neville Chamberlain, Augustus Birrell, the American and French Ambassadors and John Buchan. The Greenwood Hat is a collection of reworked autobiographical articles that Barrie wrote when he first moved to London. Subjects range from women's cricket to Arthur Conan Doyle to Shakespeare to ghosts in London Clubs. The final illustration is a folded facsimile of a page of a letter written to Barrie by Captain Scott which was found in Scott's tent after his death. Scott wrote various ?last letters? including those to his widow Kathleen Scott, Mrs Oriana Wilson, Mrs Emily Bowers, Sir Reginald Smith and George Egerton. Barrie was Godfather to Scott's son and when he received Scott?s note three years later, he not only obeyed Scott?s wishes to look after the boy, but also he carried the letter with him everywhere as his most prized possession. He even read aloud from it during his inaugural address as Rector of St Andrews University: an address entitled simply ?Courage?. In his final letter to Barrie, Scott referred to a disagreement between the two men ?It hurt me grievously when you partially withdrew your friendship or seemed so to do?. It is unclear exactly what this was about, yet Scott maintained that ?My attitude towards you and everyone connected with you was always one of respect and admiration - under these circumstances I want you to think well of me and my end and more practically I want you to help my widow and my boy, your godson - we are showing that Englishmen can still die with a bold spirit fighting it out to the end.?

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        A Roving Commission


      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Gulliver's Travels


      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Vile Bodies.

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1930 - Octavo. Original black and red snakeskin cloth, titles to spine gilt. Spine darkened and slightly rolled, a couple of marks to front board, tips slightly worn and bumped, a little minor foxing to contents. A very good copy. Illustrated title page. First edition, first impression of Waugh's second novel. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      THE FOUNTAIN PRESS/Methuen & Co.l, NY/London 1930 - No. 93 of 842 Copies, (1) blank, 28 pp.Distribution in America through Random House. SIGNED ON COLOPHON BY MILNE. Pink Cloth all-over-design over boards. White Paper Label on spine. FINE.Printed by Pynson Printers on handmade paper in a brown paper-covered SLIPCASE, faintly rubbed at corners otherwise FINE. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Store at Depot Square]
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        A Treatise On Money 2 Volumes The Pure Theory Of Money & The Applied Theory Of Money

      UK: Macmillan & Co., 1930. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 2 volume set. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, octavo. Volume 1- The Pure Theory Of Money.[ xvii], 363pp. Light rubbing to boards and a small indentation to front edge. Company library plate to front pastedown, remains of library sticker and name stamp to flyleaf. The paper gutter is splitting at rear but gutter is still tight, main text is tight and clean. Volume II, The Applied Theory Of Money, [viii]424pp. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. The boards are slightly paler than those on volume 1. lightly ribbed. Company bookplate on front paste down, remains of library sticker and name stamp on flyleaf. Text is tight and clean. Nice copies of a relatively rare first edition.

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        Douze contes de Paris et de Provence

      Les Quatre Livres, Paris 1930 - Un volume in-4 en feuilles, sous couverture éditeur crème imprimée en noir et rouge, chemise et étui verts, étiquette de titre et d'auteur sable. Très belle édition, tirée à 250 exemplaires et illustrée de 50 lithographies en couleurs, dans le texte et à pleine page, et de douze lettrines par Léo Lelée (peintre et illustrateur, 1872-1947). Exemplaire n°23, l'un des quarante imprimés sur Japon impérial, comprenant les planches en deux états et un dessin aquarellé signé (les perroquets), en outre enrichi du prospectus de l'ouvrage sur vélin. Très bel exemplaire. Emboîtage légèrement maculé. // One volume, 4to, loose leaves; cream coloured, printed in black and red editor's wrappers; slipcase, letter-piece. A collection of 12 shorts stories and tales about Paris and the Provence, a 250 copies limited print run, illustrated with 50 lithographs by Lélo Lelée (French painter and illustrator, 1872-1947) and 7 initial letters. One of the 40 copies printed in imperial Japanese vellum, with a second state of the lithographs, a water-coloured drawing signed by Lelée, and the book leaflet printed on vellum paper. A gorgeous copy despite minor staining to the slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Scriptorium d'Albi]
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        Ill Wind [signed, with dust jacket]

      Chapman and Hall, London 1930 - 376 pages. Warmly inscribed by the author, dated 25/1/34, with signature of the recipient (married surname) above. Jacket spine sunned, extremities rubbed and with short tears; not price clipped; now in brodart removable archival sleeve. Foxing to edges. Contents tidy with a touch of offsetting to endpapers; binding sound. Scarce autobiographical World War One novel. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Odd Book]
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        Buddenbrooks.Verfall einer Familie.

       Bln., Dt. Buchgemeinsch. o. J. [ca. 1930]. 728 S., 3 Bll. OHLdr. m. Rückengoldpräg. Gelenke gelockert. Erste Bll. stellenw. braunfleckig u. a. d. ob. Ecke bestoßen.Mit eh. Signatur Thomas Manns am Vortitel. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Literatur, Widmungsexemplare

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        Poems 1886–1929.

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.,, 1930. 3 volumes, large octavo (265 x 183 mm). Presentation binding of half blue morocco, decorative gilt spines incorporating Kipling's familiar swastika motif (the ancient Sanskrit symbol of "good fortune" or "well-being"), pale blue cloth sides, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Title pages printed in red & black, facsimile frontispiece in volume I of a holograph poem by Kipling (specially reproduced for this edition). Small blemish to back cover of volume I, partial fading of back cover of volume III. An excellent set handsomely bound. First and limited US edition, number 10 of only 12 presentation sets, of a total edition of 537, volume I signed by Kipling. A particularly attractive copy of one of the finest editions of Kipling's verse, handsomely printed on handmade paper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Scarab Murder Case

      New York City: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930 True First Printing with the "A" on the copywrite page with no additional printings or dates listed. About Fine book with some light shelf-wear and scuffing to the front cover and a small pull to the head of the spine though not torn. Clean, bright pages, and solid all around. The unclipped Dustwrapper is about Near Fine with a 1/4" piece out from the head of the spine and some chipping to the foot. A 1/2" closed tear also present on the lower front cover where it meets the spine. But no chipping to the other extremities which is quite uncommon as is this title in such collectible condition. More uncommon still is the long inscription from the author on the ffep. "To Isaac Anderson, In memory of a pleasant lunch and a memorable chat much to long ago; with sincere gratitude and best wishes. S.S. Van Dine". Isaac Anderson was a journalist but was also a reviewer for the New York Times Book Review. A terrific association copy.

      [Bookseller: Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable]
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      London: William Heinemann. 1930. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with black and gilt decorations and titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding clean and square, the contents with a little spotting to the text block edge and without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the lightly rubbed and nicked original dustwrapper which entirely without loss and a darkened to the spine. Not price-clipped (7/6net to the spine). An attractive example. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Grosswildfang Arusha, Tanganyika, Ostafrika.

      Selbstverlag, um 1930. - Photoalbum, grüner Leineneinband mit Goldprägung. 24 schwarz-weiß Photographien eingeklebt auf ebensoviele Kartonblätter, voneinander durch Seidenhämdchen getrennt, vorangestellt ein Blatt mit der Bezeichung der Bilder. Die Bilder zeigen u.a. Blick von der Tierfarm auf den Meruberg, Junge Nashörner kurz nach dem Fang mit Christoph Schulz, Druchquerung eines Flusses, Afrikanische Elefanten vor dem Wohhaus C. Schulz, Auf Kleintier-Fangreise, Sägewerkt der Tierfarm, Ein Tiertransport auf Leichtern, Giraffen und Strausse an Bord, Widersehen im Zoo. Einband minimal berieben, das letzte Seidenhemdchen mit Ausriss, schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Welwitschia Dr. Andreas Eckl]
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        The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

      London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First British edition. (Correct first in English as well.) Original black cloth with gilt spine lettering. Near Fine condition, sans dust jacket. Top edge foxed, a few small spots of foxing to fore edge, a few light scuffs to cloth. Internally clean and bright. No fading to cloth. A very nice, neat copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U.

      London, 18. Januar 1930. - 1½ SS. Kl.-4to. An einen Mr. Lambert: „I find it necessary to centralise all my theatrical and publishing interests under one roof, and this new arrangement necessitates the conclusion of my very pleasant business relationship with Mr. M. Barry O’Brien, for whom – I would like to place on record – I have the highest personal regard. Mrs. Wallace, who has been in control of the Wyndham’s Theatre production of ‚The Calendar’ will in future have the financial and managerial control of the tours, the plays being presented by myself. I hope that the good relationships which have existed between your management and myself at third hand may continue now that I am taking a more intimate interest in the shows which are being sent out from London, and which in future will be cast and produced under my supervision [.]". – Auf Briefpapier mit gepr. Adresse.

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        Survivances. Poe'ms orne's de compositions ine'dites de Mario Tozzi

      Sagesse, Paris 1930 - In 4, pp. (76) + (2b) +Â (4) di specimenÂconÂannunci editoriali. Bella dedica autogr. dell'aut. alla sguardia all'ambasciatore d'Italia a Parigi.ÂLievi danni al d. Br. ed. orig. Con 12 belle ill. di M. Tozzi a piena pagina composte appositamenteÂper la pubblicazione. Es. di 400 esemplari numerati su carta Verge' Hollande (ns. n. 355). Poesie tradotte da Pierre de Nolhac, Eugene Bestaux, Henri Marchand, Alfred Mortier. Lionello Fiumi (Trento, 1894 - Verona, 1973) visse tra Verona e Parigi. Fu apprezzatissimo poeta, traduttore, prosatore, critico, curatore di alcune importanti antologie della poesia e della narrativa italiana pubblicate in Francia nella prima meta' del secolo. Gambetti Vezzosi, p. 340. ITA

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        John O'London's Children's Library: 4 volumes comprising Tales of Ancient Greece, Tales From The Arabian Nights, Tales of Robin Hood, and The Knights of the Round Table.

      London: George Newnes 1930 - A rare and quite possibly unique opportunity to acquire a complete set of 4 volumes of the John O'London's Children's Library. 1st editions, hardback, each comprising 128pp with 4 colour plates and 4 b&w illustrations. The illustrations for The Knights of the Round Table are by Thomas Heath Robinson, brother to Charles and William Heath Robinson. Unfortunately, the illustrator of the other 3 titles is not credited by the publisher and his/her identity remains unknown. A very attractive set in the original red cloth with black titles, all contained in the original colour illustrated dustwrappers, in near-FINE condition all round with a very few minor nicks to the wrappers. Each book is neatly dated and inscribed to the front free endpaper: "July 1935. St Gildas High School, Langport. Sr Marie du Cénacle, Princ." [The school was attached to St Gildas' Convent, now closed, in the Somerset town of Langport]. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Williams]
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        Ulysses. (Vom Verfasser geprüfte, definitive Deutsche Ausgabe von Georg Goyert).

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

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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        India Photo Album with 262 Real Photographs, 1930

      1930.. Hardcover. Fine. Two loose leaf albums of the India portion of the Hamburg American Lines SS "Resolute" around the world cruise, beginning on February 10, 1930. Mr. Charles P. Staubach of Glen Ridge, NJ, assembled the albums. The photos are a mixture of personal snap shots and photos taken by the cruise photographer. There are also two fine German color chromolithographs of the Taj Mahal, 21 postcards, two trade cards and 14 printed photographs. A wide range of gelatin silver prints of 16 Indian cities and important sites, including the Cave Temples at Elephanta Island, Maharajah's Palace at Jaipur, the palace at Amber, the Panch Mahal at Fatehpur, mosque at Fatehpur, Agra Fort, Pearl Mosque of Agra, the Jasmine Tower, the Taj Mahal, the Tomb of Akbar, the Jumma Masjid ("second largest [mosque] in world"), Fort Delhi and palace of Moghul Emperors, Pearl Mosque of Delhi, Kutab Minar, Quwatul Islam Mosque, Tomb of Humayun Moghul, bathing in the Ganges, Burning Ghat, the Hindu Golden Temple, the Victoria Memorial, the Jain Temple, the Marble Palace, Darjeeling mountain views, Mount Everest, Sriringam Temple and Grounds, the Great Juggernaut, and temples and palace of Madura. Volume I with 34pp of printed text pertaining to the history and significant sites to be visited. The photographs include: Bombay (23 real photographs), Jaipur (13 real photographs), Amber (9 real photographs), Fatehpur Sikri (15 real photographs), the Taj Mahal (14 real photographs) and Agra (14 real photographs). Volume II: New and Old Delhi (37 real photographs), Benares (28 real photographs), Calcutta (35 real photographs), "Thru India, pictures by Mrs. Everett (6 real photographs), Darjeeling (17 real photographs) "India" (3 real photographs), Madras (12 real photographs), Tanjore (4 real photographs), Srirangam (11 real photographs), Trichinopoly (2 real photographs), Madura (16 real photographs) and "Leaving India" (3 real photographs). Most of the photographs are gelatin silver prints. The photographs are captioned with white hand lettered captions, laid down on black album card stock, housed in black loose leaf binders. The passenger list at the front of Volume I includes General Milton J. Foreman, hero of the Spanish American War and WWI, and one of the organizers of the American Legion. Photographs measure primarily 4 3/4 x 3 3/4" with some larger images. Fine with crisp images on all photographs,

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      Paris: The Black Sun Press. 1930 - First edition. 1 of 20 copies on Japan vellum. Publisher’s printed card covers, in the original glassine. Housed in the original pink paper covered chemise and slipcase. Illustrated with six original color lithographs by Marie Laurencin. A lovely fine copy, clean, bright and tight, the contents without inscriptions or stamps. The glassine is very lightly chipped at the spine tips, the slipcase worn to the extremities but firm and intact. An exceptional example. One of twenty copies of the "European Edition" printed on Japan vellum, this being number 2 (the original loose marker with issue number laid in). Scarce thus. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Nu au bain".

      1930 - Huile sur toile, signée du cachet d'Atelier sur le chassis, (1930), 60 x 72.5 cm. Louis SÜE (Bordeaux 1875-1968 Paris) est un artiste peintre, architecte et décorateur français. Il est l'élève de Victor Laloux à l'Ecole des Beaux-arts de Paris. Il se lie d'amitié avec Paul Poiret et André Groult. A l'Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes de 1925 André Mare et Louis Süe réalisent le pavillon du Musée d'Art Contemporain. Il réalise la décoration de l'hôtel de Paul Poiret, 27 rue d'Antin, celui de Jean Patou, de Jeanne Paquin. Il participe à la décoration des paquebots Ile de France et Jean Mermoz. Louis SÜE fonde l' Atelier Français puis avec André MARE et Paul VERA la Compagnie des Arts Français. Il illustre de nombreux livres et revues tels Schéhérazade, Les Feuillets d'Art, Les Intérieurs de SÜE et MARE, les ouvrages de Charles Derenne et Léon Vaillat. Ses oeuvres sont conservées dans les Musées des Beaux-arts de Bordeaux, de Troyes. Ce "Nu au bain" est une oeuvre où la sensualité affleure livrant une jeune femme aux formes pleines, nue, sortant de son bain et s'essuyant assise sur son canapé. Petites usures à la toile, sur le chassis cachet de la vente de l'atelier Louis Süe, daté 1968, et annotations manuscrites. Oeuvre originale

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        Moby Dick

      New York: Random House, 1930. First THUS. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition thus. Very Good or better, with light rubbing to silver stamping, light fraying to cloth at corners and spine ends, small rubber stamp to rear free end paper, light soiling to edge of page block, pages lightly toned, and with light offsetting from images. A stunning example of Melville's classic, illustrated by Rockwell Kent.

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        The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of the Protestant Episcola Church in the United States of America. Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David

      (Boston:) Printed for the Commission (by D. B. Updike, the Merrymount Press), 1930, 1930. The first of this edition, one of 500 copies printed. Skillful repairs to the hinges and edges; fine copy, enclosed in a chemise and cloth case.. Folio, original blind-stamped dark red morocco, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Text in red and black. One of the great monuments of the career of printer Daniel Berkeley Updike and considered one of the finest examples of 20th century American book design. From the library of David & Valerie Belch.

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