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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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        THE SCARAB MURDER CASE.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930., 1930. First edition. This is the so-called "First Issue" with only a single date (1930) on the copyright page. Otto Penzler in his Descriptive Bibliography on S. S. Van Dine says "The capital letter "A" must appear on the copyright page. The "A" was dropped from all subsequent printings, the method by which Scribner's identified its first printings from 1930 to 1972." Fine, bright, tight copy with all lettering on the cloth bright and un-chipped, in a fine dust jacket with two tiny closed tears at head of spine. Philo Vance's elaborate murder investigation takes place in a museum of Egyptology. There is a great deal of material on ancient Egyptian art. An exceptional copy and certainly this state is much scarcer than the variant with two dates on the copyright page, although the variant state is also scarce.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        A large archive of over 280 congratulatory letters written to Justice Owen J. Roberts on the occasion of his nomination to the Supreme Court – including letters and telegrams from all the sitting justices

      

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Moby Dick

      New York: Random House, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition thus. Signed by Rockwell Kent on the title page. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Heavy rubbing to silver stamping. Rubbing to cloth at corners and spine ends. Foxing and faint tidemarks to top edge of page block; scuff to side edge. Previous owner name to front paste down; bookseller ticket removal evidence to rear paste down. A nice example of Melville's classic novel, signed by the illustrator, Rockwell Kent.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Moby Dick or The Whale

      Moby Dick or The Whale - Melville, Herman - Modern Library, New York (1930). Hard Cover. Book Condition: In a very well kept condition as can be observed in the images. No Jacket. Rockwell Kent (illustrator). First Edition. A very crisp and clean copy in black boards with lovely silver gilt decoration and lettering. This is the highly sought-after definitive Moby Dick.

      [Bookseller: Markisons]
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        Garda.

      Monaco di B., 1930 - Coppia di acquerelli policromi monogrammato e titolati in basso a destra. Misure: mm 250x320 e 320x255. Rappresentano degli scorci colti lungo via nella località gardesana. Von Hoerschelmanns, amico di Rilke, fu un importante esponente della cultura bavarese di inizio '900 e un noto incisore e disegnatore. nel 1927 viaggiò attraverso l'Italia producendo una serie di disegni, incisioni delle località attraversate. Molto ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini]
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        GRAND 1930 TRIUMPHAL TOUR. THE GREAT SCENIC STAGE PLAY PRODUCTION OF JESSE JAMES. THE MOST AMAZING STORY OF DARING AND THRILLING ADVENTURE EVER PRODUCED ON THE STAGE. THIS IS NOT A MOVING PICTURE BUT A 4 ACT STAGE PLAY WITH VAUDEVILLE SPECIALTIES BETWEEN EACH ACT

      Erie, Pa.: Erie Litho. & Ptg. Co., 1930. Very light edge wear. Near fine. An excellent broadsheet advertising a touring 1930 stage production of the life and exploits of legendary outlaw Jesse James. This production was mounted as the Great Depression was deepening, and the treatment of James in the text anticipates the public's fascination with depression-era outlaws such as John Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde, Ma Barker, and "Baby Face Nelson." James is called "the most interesting character American history has furnished," and it is noted that "thousands of people...were in sympathy with [the James brothers] and followed their sensational career with the utmost interest." Parents are assured that they can safely bring their children to the performance: "it will not corrupt the mind of the young. On the contrary it teaches a great moral lesson." The illustrations depict thrilling scenes from the play, including a bank robbery, a prison break, and Jesse's murder by "the traitor" Robert Ford. This broadsheet was meant to advertise whatever local performance was being undertaken, and the name and place of the venue has been left unaccomplished on this copy.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Eigenhänd. Manuskript des Gedichts "Ein Seestück" m. U. Quer-4°. 1 S. als Vorlage für Faksimile (liegt bei).

      - "Ein Seestück. // Was ist mit dem Kurs, Kapitän? / Wir sind auf ein Schiff gekommen, / das aus Papier gefaltet ist, / ein Blatt aus dem Rechenheft / der Marie-Therese dall`Armi. / Drei Kilo Pfirsiche / mit Brutto, Netto und Tara, / Kurs auf die schwarzen Zöpfe, / rechne es aus, Kapitän ! // Günter Eich." - // - Auf Feinkarton. Das besonders schön geschriebene Autograph (Abb. 1) diente als Vorlage für einen (beiliegenden) Faksimiledruck des Gedichts (Abb. 2 = Ausschnitt). - Auf der Rückseite des Faksimile (Doppelblatt gefaltet auf 24,2 x 25 cm) sind die Titel von Eichs ersten drei Lyrikveröffentlichungen (zwischen 1930 und 1949): "Gedichte", "Abgelegene Gehöfte" und "Untergrundbahn" abgedruckt. - Zwei dunkle Punkte im Karton der Vorlage (naturbedingt und Schrift nicht betroffen) sind offenbar zur Herstellung des Drucks geweißt, aber alles tadellos. - Sehr schönes Stück. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Richard Husslein]
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        The Lost Golfer.

      London: John Murray, 1930., 1930. First Edition. Octavo, pp. 335. Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper board in pictorial dustjacket. Some wear to cloth, bumping to extremities, gilt to spine slightly dulled. Dustwrapper shows brightly some loss to the top right corner of the front panel and to the top and bottom of the spine. Some creasing, nicking, and closed tears to the edges. Some marking to all faces. Some archival tape reinforcement to rear of the dustwrapper. Overall a very good example of this title, rare in a dustjacket.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        ALICE IN WONDERLAND

      Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1930. Oblong small quarto. Half dark blue morocco and decorated boards, gilt extra, with geometric rules and angular diagonal panels reaching from the foretips into the approximate center of the boards, and with a small white morocco rabbit inlaid into the upper side-panel of the spine, t.e.g.. While the binding is unsigned, it is characteristic of Bennett Studios. Light rubbing at tips, else a fine copy, enclosed in a matching morocco faced board slipcase with repaired splits at joints and some chipping to the extremities. First edition in this format. Illustrated with six original color lithographs, signed in the plate, by Marie Laurencin, printed by Desjobert of Paris. From a total edition of 790 copies, this is one of fifty copies on Japan vellum (of 420) for distribution in the United States. The famous Laurencin lithographs benefit significantly from their appearance on Japan vellum in this uncommon issue, which does not suffer from the foxing that frequently defaces the copies on paper. The binding is similar to that appearing on a small but significant number of copies of the US issue executed by Bennett, perhaps at the instigation of the US distributor. MINKOFF A39. MONOD 2304.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Moby Dick: Or the Whale

      Random House, 1930. First THUS. Hardcover. Very Good/Missing. Rockwell Kent. Signed by Illustrator. New York: Random House, 1930. First thus. Hardcover. 822 pp. Very good, lacking jacket. Fraying of the cloth at the spine ends with lightly bumped corners. Prior owner's name appears to have been erased and scuffed out on the front free endpaper. Pages 67-88 bumped at the top corner, resulting in small creases, only 1 mm. in from the corner. First trade edition, after the three volume Lakeside Press limited edition. Signed by illustrator, Rockwell Kent, on the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Stick Figure Books (ABAA/ILAB)]
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        American Game Mammals and Birds. A Catalogue of Books 1582 to 1925 Sport, Natural History and Conservation...With the Approval of the Boone & Crockett Club

      Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1930. First Edition. [viii], 639 pp. Original green cloth. In original printed in green dustjacket. Quite rare in dust jacket. First Edition. [viii], 639 pp. IN DUST JACKET.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Traditions of Hartwood. A Narrative which has to do with the Region in the Vicinity of Hartwood, Sullivan County, New York. With Special Reference to the History of the Hartwood Club

      Winter Park, Florida: The Orange Press, 1930. First and only edition. Illustrated. 155 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue cloth. Near fine copy. First and only edition. Illustrated. 155 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. "With a chapter of 23 pages on hunting and fishing, including a chronological list of the fish and game taken by members. The Hartwood settlement is close to home, about 20 miles distant. At last report the club was still functioning but without vigor because of aging members (Indeed!) ... According to an informant there were only 215 copies of this book printed, but I haven't been able to verify it." Morris Heller. Heller 1:733; Bruns C18

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        l'Assassinat considéré comme un des Beaux-Arts. Nouvelle traduction de Maurice Beerblock. 24 eaux-fortes en noir de Gus Bofa

      Paris, Editions Eos 1930 - In-4, (28,3x20,5 cm), 277 pp., maroquin rouge sang, dos lisse orné d'un encadrement de listel maroquin rose, de deux filets or et palladium, plats ornés d'un quintuple encadrement de filets or, un au palladium et un listel de maroquin rouge foncé, titre du livre sur le plat supérieur en lettres italiques mosaïquées de maroquin rose et de lettres romaines dorées, triple filet intérieur, gardes de moire noire, doubles gardes papier moucheté rouge et noir, tête or, tranches dorées sur témoins, couverture et dos conservés (reliure d'art signée Franz). Édition tirée à 135 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci n°74, un des 110 sur vélin de Rives au filigrane de Gus Bofa, paraphé par l'éditeur, contenant une suite deuxième état supplémentaire des eaux-fortes avec remarques. Thomas de Quincey est un écrivain britannique né à Manchester en 1785 et décédé à Edimbourg en 1859. Il écrivit cet ouvrage en 1827, dans lequel des érudits devisent d'affaires criminelles comme s'il s'agissait de chefs-d'oeuvre et élaborent les critères "esthétiques" d'un "bon" assassinat. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Moby Dick

      Random House, New York 1930 - New York: Random House, 1930. Leather bound. One volume. Octavo. Moby Dick or the Whale by Herman Melville. First Rockwell Kent trade edition illustration. Recently bound in three quarter blue morocco over marbled board, raised bands, gilt title and anchor motif to spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books ABAA, ILAB]
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        Fotografie von Clotilde Sacharoff. Von ihr eigenhändig gewidmet "À Saul Sempol avec mon plus amical souvenir Clotilde Sakharoff". Fotografie aufgenommen im Studio Harcourt, Paris;

      1930 - [ca. 1930er Jahre]. Ca. 24,5 x 18,2 cm. Schönes Porträt. Provenienz: Privatbesitz Uruguay bzw. Argentinien. Sprache: Französisch

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        The Castle

      London: Martin Secker, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First British edition, first printing. Very Good, lacking the scarce dust jacket. Cloth faded at spine, lightly soiled. Corners pushed in. Foxing to edge of page block; light soiling and faint staining to prelims. First edition in English.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Vajang. (Javansk teater).

      Nordisk Rotogravyr Stockholm 1930. Liten folio. Svensk upplaga, tryckt i 300 exemplar, varav 50 ex., innehållande 5 extra planscher i färg av javanska danserskor, äro numrerade. Detta nr 24. 34 s. + 29 planscher, varav 7 i svartvitt och 22 i färg. Texten trådhäftad. Text och lösa planscher i dekorerad originalklotmapp med knytband. 36 x 25,5 cm.. Printed in 300 copies. This one of the 50 with the 5 extra plates with javanese dancers. Text in original printed wrappers. Sewn as issued. Plates loss in original decorated cloth folder

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria]
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        Vile Bodies.

      London: Chapman and Hall Ltd.,, 1930. Octavo. Original black and red snakeskin cloth, titles to spine gilt, title page printed in red and black. Housed in a red quarter morocco slipcase and red cloth chemise. Spine a touch darkened, minor wear to spine ends and corners, spine ends discretely reinforced, text block slightly strained in a couple of places, margins gently toned. An excellent copy. First edition, presentation copy, eponymously inscribed on the front endpaper: "For Marcel Boulestin/ from / Evelyn Waugh / 'For this body which you call Vile / our Lord Jesus Christ was not / ashamed to die'". Vile Bodies, Waugh's second published novel, sold splendidly well upon publication, going through seven printings in as many weeks, and established Waugh as the pre-eminent novelist of his generation, while gaining him entry into the fashionable drawing rooms of Mayfair. Inscribed copies of the first printing of this Waugh's most 'modern' novel are scarce indeed, we know of a mere handful.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        König Dame Bube. Ein Spiel mit dem Schicksal.

      Berlin. Verlag Ullstein, 1930(Copyright). illustrierter Bucheinband, 8°. 19,0 x 13,1 cm. 265 Seiten, Hardcover in Karton, übersetzt von von Vegesack, Siegfried aus dem Russischen, In gutem Zustand. Einband leicht berieben (Kapitalecken etwas stärker) mit feinen Marginalien am oberen Rand des Vorderdeckels, Buchblock minimal schiefgelesen, kleiner Eckknick am oberen Vorderdeckel, Schnitt etwas staubig und fleckig, Rücken mit zwei durchgehenden Knickspuren, Buchblock selbst nahezu tadellos, insgesamt erstaunlich gut erhaltenes Exemplar von Nabokovs zweitem Roman in einer seltenen kartonierten Ausgabe. Versand D: 2,95 EUR Literatur und Unterhaltung, Literatur des 20. Jahrhunderts

      [Bookseller: Leipziger Antiquariat e. K.]
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        König, Dame, Bube: ein Spiel mit dem Schiksal

      Berlin: Ullstein, 1930 First German edition. Publisher's light beige cloth, lettered in red and black. About very good, with some toning to the front board and spine, some light soiling to the boards, spine very lightly cracked inside the front cover, lacking the front free endpaper, front flyleaf with a closed tear to the top half of the margin, some light spotting to the front flyleaf and title page, otherwise bright and clean pages. König, Dame, Bube (King, Queen, Knave) is the German edition of Nabokov's second novel, which was first published in Russian in 1928 under the title Korol, Dama, Valet. Nabokov wrote this novel while living as an émigré in Berlin, and, like many of his earliest works, it was published under his pseudonym V. Sirin, after the mythological Russian bird. Specifically, König, Dame, Bube tells the story of a young German man named Franz who moves to Berlin to work for his wealthy uncle, only to become involved in a love affair with his aunt. Notably, this story would not be published in English until 1968 after being significantly edited by the author and translated by his son Dmitri.. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        A Coast Pomo Girl

      Boston: Suffolk Engraving Company, 1930. Photogravure after Edward Curtis, printed by the Suffolk Engraving Company, wove paper (watermarked 'Van Gelder Zonen Made in Holland'). Excellent condition. A breath-taking image from "The North American Indian", the grandest illustrated work ever produced in the United States, the most important illustrated work on Native Americans, and the single greatest book in Western Americana. Only the double-elephant folio edition of Audubon's "Birds of America" surpasses Curtis in its massive ambition and beauty of execution. "...Because of the singular combination of qualities with which he has been blessed, and because of his extraordinary success in making and using his opportunities... (Curtis) has been able to do what no other man has ever done; what, as far as we can see, no other man could do. He is an artist who works out of doors and not in a closet. He is a close observer, whose qualities of mind and body fit him to make his observations out in the field, surrounded by the wild life he commemorates. He has lived on intimate terms with many different tribes of the mountains and the plains. He knows them as they hunt, as they travel, as they go about their various avocations on the march and in camp. He knows their medicine men and their sorcerers, their chiefs and warriors, their young men and maidens. He has not only seen their vigorous outward existence, but has caught glimpses, such as few white men ever catch, into that strange spiritual and mental life of theirs; from whose inner most recesses all white men are forever barred...." (Theodore Roosevelt, Foreword to Volume I) Renowned for their unrivalled basketry skills, the Pomo tribe inhabited Northern California. Edward Curtis was fascinated by the story of the Native Americans from childhood. His in-depth knowledge of the various tribes increased in parallel with his skill as a photographer during his participation in a number of scientific expeditions in the 1890s. In 1896, Curtis began to take photographs of the Native American tribes (by 1930 he had taken over 40,000 negatives of eighty tribes) and evolve his hugely ambitious plan for a comprehensive work which would illustrate his romantic vision of Native American life before the disastrous impact of European contact. With the enthusiastic support of President Theodore Roosevelt (who wrote the foreword to the present work) and the financial backing of J. Pierpont Morgan (Curtis was introduced to him by Roosevelt), the publishing project finally got under way in 1906. Pierpont Morgan died in 1913 just before the completion of the ninth volume, but his son agreed to continue underwriting the project; between them, they eventually contributed about a third of the $1,500,000 cost. What had originally been projected to take five or six years eventually stretched to twenty-three, finally reaching a conclusion in 1930 but leaving Curtis a broken and bankrupt man. Nonetheless, his grand design was completed, and his work remains as his monument. Cf. Naef & Goldschmidt The Truthful Lens 40; cf. Howes C-965.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Eigenhänd. Manuskript des Gedichts \"Ein Seestück\" m. U. Quer-4°. 1 S. als Vorlage für Faksimile (liegt bei).

       \"Ein Seestück. // Was ist mit dem Kurs, Kapitän? / Wir sind auf ein Schiff gekommen, / das aus Papier gefaltet ist, / ein Blatt aus dem Rechenheft / der Marie-Therese dall\'Armi. / Drei Kilo Pfirsiche / mit Brutto, Netto und Tara, / Kurs auf die schwarzen Zöpfe, / rechne es aus, Kapitän ! // Günter Eich.\" - // - Auf Feinkarton. Das besonders schön geschriebene Autograph (Abb. 1) diente als Vorlage für einen (beiliegenden) Faksimiledruck des Gedichts (Abb. 2 = Ausschnitt). - Auf der Rückseite des Faksimile (Doppelblatt gefaltet auf 24,2 x 25 cm) sind die Titel von Eichs ersten drei Lyrikveröffentlichungen (zwischen 1930 und 1949): \"Gedichte\", \"Abgelegene Gehöfte\" und \"Untergrundbahn\" abgedruckt. - Zwei dunkle Punkte im Karton der Vorlage (naturbedingt und Schrift nicht betroffen) sind offenbar zur Herstellung des Drucks geweißt, aber alles tadellos. - Sehr schönes Stück. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Autographen, Autografen, autographs, Eigenh. mit U. , = eigenhändig mit Unterschrift,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Husslein]
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        Stock Market Theory And Practice.

      New York: B. C. Forbes, [1930]. - First Edition, third printing (1st printing, May, 1930; 2nd printing, May, 1930; 3rd printing, June, 1930). Frontispiece (folding), xxix, [3], 875 pp; 2 folding charts; 12 plates; 90 illus. Original cloth. Near Fine, in very good dust jacket (orange panels a bit faded, but not the blue spine portion). Dennistoun & Goodman 258. Larson 1598. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ted Kottler, Bookseller]
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        LS ("E. Card. Pacelli").

      "Dal Vaticano", 25. II. 1930. - Large 4to. 1p. As Cardinal Secretary of State to the French historian Georges Church Goyau (1869-1939) with the announcement that Pope Pius XI. had appointed him as a member of the "Sacred Congregation dei Riti" I. - On stationery with printed letterhead "Segreteria di Stato di Sua Santita'"; somewhat dusty and with one tiny hole.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        MOBY DICK, or The Whale

      New York: Random House, 1930. The First trade edition of this illustrated classic. With beautiful reproductions of Rockwell Kent's artwork which originally appeared in the scarce Lakeside Press Limited Edition. 8vo, full black cloth lettered and pictorially decorated in silver after designs by Kent on both the upper cover and spine. xxxi, 822, + epilogue pp. A very attractive copy, the black cloth and silver embellishments are very bright and unfaded, the text-block is clean and fresh. A BRIGHT AND ATTRACTIVE COPY OF THE FIRST TRADE EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC WORK, ILLUSTRATED BY ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST FAMOUS ARTISTS, Herman Melville?Äôs classic nineteenth century whaling story and Rockwell Kent?Äôs definitively twentieth century artistic style might strike one at first as an odd juxtaposition. The end-product speaks for itself however and this truly handsome book has become a classic in it own right. Fantastically rendered, it ranks among the finest of illustrated novels.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse.

      New York, NY: Thomas Y. Crowell, n.d. [1930]. - POGANY ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Crown Quarto. pp. 175. With numerous full page colour plates and black and gold illustrations throughout. In contemporary full tan morocco with gilt titles and stamping to spine, green and gilt stamping to upper board and blind to lower. Top edge gilt. Black ink inscription to front free end-paper. Wear to edges; wear and sunning to spine. Very good overall. A finely bound copy of the Persian classic with Pogany's distinctive Art-Nouveau illustrations, containing two of the five editions of FitzGerald's translation. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        Frauenfigur vor angedeutetem Männerkopf im Hintergrund. Pastös, teils mehrschichtig aufgetragene expressive Malweise. Eingeritzte Signatur oben links. Nicht datiert.

      (ca. 1930/1950). - 65 x 49 cm. *Melzer war zunächst als Porzellanmaler tätig, 1903 Beginn eines Kunststudiums in Weimar, 1906 wurde er Schüler von Prof. L. von Hoffmann. Als Mitbegründer der Neuen Secession baute er in den Jahren 1910/11 gemeinsam mit Georg Tappert die Schule für freie und angewandte Kunst auf und entwickelte nach impressionistischen Anfängen einen ganz individuellen expressiven Figuralstil. Großen Einfluss hatten 1912/13 Studienaufenthalte in Paris und Florenz. 1918 wurde er Mitbegründer der "Novembergruppe" und seit 1921 auch Lehrer an der Reimannschule. Im Nationalsozialismus wurden seine Bilder als entartet eingestuft und aus den Museen entfernt. Melzer blieb ein Individualist und ist keiner bestimmten Stilrichtung zuzuordnen. Sein Werk bewegt sich vom Impressionismus zum expressiven Realismus, enthält ebenso kubistische Elemente bis hin zum Neorealismus und andere Stileinflüsse. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3000 Öl auf Hartfaserplatte in schlichtem Atelierrahmen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        PLANT HUNTING ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLD.

      London 1930, Gollancz. FIRST EDITION. Black cloth, very good. index, appendix, 8 b.w. photo plates, 383p. QUITE SCARCE. A MAJOR CONTRIBUTION TO THE STUDY OF RHODODENDRONS Outcome of two expeditions, in 1926 & 27-8. Part I discuss. of the N.E. frontier of India, its history & geog. Pt.II reports on expedition from Myitkyina to Putao and Irrawaddy- Lohit and Nam Tamai to Seinhhku, describing the plants, culture and agriculture and fauna. Collecting in Burmese Oberland. Rhododendrons, primulas & others. Excellent work. Scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Lettres Autographes Signées de Robert Brussel. (14 LAS)

      * 1930-1937 - Lettres Autographes Signées de Robert Brussel (critique) à son amie Yvonne Astruc (1864-1938 violoniste). 14 LAS datées de 1930 à 1937. 5 carbones réponses. Correspondances. 19 pages (21x27). Papier à en-tête "Association Française d'Expansion et d'Échange artistiques reconnue d'Utilité Public" Très bon état. Dédicacé par l'auteur

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections]
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        Gästebuch des Kurhaus Waldheim Öhningen (bei Konstanz) mit zahlreichen Einträgen wie nachfolgend beschrieben und einige Dokumente zum Kurhaus

      Öhningen, 1930. 37 beschriebene Seiten, der Rest leer Lederalbum, gutes Ex. Das Gästebuch angelegt vom Schriftsteller Ludwig Finckh beginnt mit einem Eintrag von ihm: \"Gästebuch, Kurhaus Waldheim in Öhningen auf dem Schienerberg\"; es folgen eine kl. s/w Fotografie des Kurhauses; 1 Seite von Ludwig Finckh aus Gaienhofen vom 3. Mai 1930; eine weitere Seite von Ludwig Finckh; 1 Seite von Dr. Carl Arnoldt Studiendirektor Konstanz und Gattin 10.6.1930; 1 Seite Hede Mergenthaler, Lene Heermann, Annie Stoll; noch ein s/w Foto des Kurhauses; 1 Seite und Beilage Gedicht von Dr. Wilhelm Baenkler, Konstanz v. 3. September 1930 (Sein Sohn Hans-Joerg geb. 1939 heiratete später in das Bernadotte-Geschlecht ein); 1 Seite von Melitta Baenkler-Rampp (Hatte 1926 Kontakt zu dem Schriftsteller, Journalist, Redakteur, Theaterkritiker Michael Georg Conrad (1846-1927); Abschiedslied unserer Kurgäste; 2 Seiten von Ludwig Finckh Mai 1931; 1/2 Seite Gedicht von Carlos von Tschudi, Zürich 1931 (1885-1957 schweizerischer Schriftsteller); Gedicht Marie Erne Schaffhausen 14. Juni 1931; Gedicht Marie Jetzler Schaffhausen 1931; wieder 1 S. Ludwig Finckh; Eintrag Karl Stirner, Maler Ellwangen 31. August 1931 (Anm. 1882-1943, dt. Maler, Illustrator und Schriftsteller Mitarbeiter von Hermann Hesse und bekannt mit Ernst Ludwig Kirchner; kl. Eintrag von Hans Losch; Peter Burscheidt Peoria-Illinois USA; Konrad Kaltschmidt Konstanz Sept. 1931; Amalie Grafs, Mannheim-Neckarau Sept. 1931; 1 Seite Ludwig Finckh; W. Friedrich Baumeister aus Berlin Juli 1932; Max Gerner Stuttgart Juli 1932; ganzseitige sehr schöne Federzeichnug des Waldheim von MKW; Georg Schaefer; Josef Böhringer (evtl. Direktor der NSU Werke) Mai 1933; 1/2Seite Ludwig Finckh; Ernst und Melanie Fürst aus Karlsruhe Juli 1933; 1 Seite mit Zeichnung in Blei Walther Krötzsch Thomasschule in Leipzig 12.8.1933 (1878-1951, dt. Zeichenlehrer. Krötzsch wirkte als städtischer Zeichendirektor und lehrte seit 1914 an der Thomasschule zu Leipzig. Außerdem war er bis 1936 Schriftleiter und Herausgeber der Zeitschrift für Kunsterziehung Schauen und Schaffen, zahlreiche Publikationen); Erich Leiner (1885-1945) Bauingenieur aus Konstanz mit Frau Edith (korrespondierte mit Ferdinand Graf Zeppelin, im Internet kursierte eine Postkarte von Zeppelin an sie); 1 Seite Heinrich Lotter mit farbiger Zeichnung vom Bodensee (Heinrich Lotter 1875 - 1941 ist zunächst als Rechtsanwalt in Stuttgart tätig, ehe er sich der Malerei verschreibt. Er besucht die Kunstakademie in Karlsruhe und lässt sich 1920 auf der Insel Reichenau nieder, die er schon zuvor zu seinem Ferienparadies wählte. Ein Großteil seiner Werke entsteht auf der Reichenau und zeigt den See und die Unterseelandschaft rund um die Insel); Emilie Geistbeck geb. Hausen; Marie Knoblauch Heidelberg; Dr. Joachim Müller Studienassessor an der Thomasschule Leipzig August 1934; Ida Kuntz 16.8.1934 (hier mit \"Heil Hitler\" unterschrieben; 1 s/w Foto; 1 lose beiliegendes gedrucktes Blatt des Schriftstellers Carlos von Tschudi \"Schweizerglaube\", SIGNIERT Waldheim 14.6.31 CvTschudi; Erneuter Eintrag von Walther Krötzsch (s.o.); Ganzseitige Zeichnung und Gedicht von Jürgen Geißbart (??) Maler Tuttlingen, 23. August 1934; 1 Seite Helene Le Roi August 1934; wieder Ludwig Finckh; ein Alfons ?meier; Eugenie Wengert Konstanz Oktober 1934; Heinrich Lotter (Farbige Zeichnung, Text Lore Lotter die Tochter, signiert H. Lotter und Frau daneben ein H. Knauss; Lia Keller Müttererholung der N.S.V. (= NS Volkswohlfahrt) vom 24.6.1935; Anneliese Wissert, 1 s/w Foto; Helen Knecht-Karlsruhe Oktober 1935; Sophie Struthoff; 1 s/w Foto; Ostermontag 10. April 1939 Eintrag ganzseitig Ludwig Finckh; Fritz Lehmann (1904-1956) wohl der dt. Dirigent 1939-45 in Wuppertal-Barmen und Leonie Lehmann 17.7.1939; 1 s/w Foto vom Waldheim; dann 6 S. mit 4 kl. Fotos von Ludwig Finckh 1940 bis 1. Mai 1943; Ludwig Finckh 21. März 1948 und zum ersten Mal Konrad Finckh (wohl der Sohn); dann folgen die letzten 3 von Ludwig Finckh beschriebenen Seiten datiert 17. Oktober 1948; 3. Juli 1949 und der letzte am 12. Mai 1960 /////////////// DABEI: zahlreiche Dokumente: beglaubigte Abschrift des Kaufvertrages zwischen Hotelier Wilhelm König Öhningen und Landkreis Konstanz für den Kauf des Kurhaus Waldheim (3 Blatt); (Wilhelm König war Inhaber des Künstlerhauses in Karlsruhe) sowie 2 Zeitungsartikel von 1952 zum Waldheim ////////////// DABEI: 3 Blatt maschinenschriftlich von Josef Zimmermann zur Geschichte des Waldheims (Manuskript für einen Vorabdruck im Südkurier (für den ehem. Besitzer Wilhelm König, signiert von Josef Zimmermann) (Zimmermann war Regionalhistoriker, Lehrer und NSLB Kreisabschnittsverwalter) ////////// DABEI: 8 Blatt Abbildungen (4 Motive, Postkartengröße und etwas größer) //////////// 3 Seiten Gedicht \"Hoheiten\" von MK und W. (MK = lt. beiliegendem Zettel \"Martha Kunz\") ////////// 1 Seite hs. mit kl. Zeichnung \"An ihn\" Lobesgedicht für den Besitzer Wilhelm König ////////// 1 Blatt maschinenschriftlich Lobesgedicht auf die Königs \"An M.K. von A.K. W.K.\" (= An Martha und Wilhelm König von Auguste und Walther Krötzsch; s.o. (22. Meuert 1936); ////////////// 4 Blatt mit Texten v. Krötzsch und 2 Fotos (Krötzsch und König) ////////// Doppelblatt Gedichte wohl v. Krötzsch \"Ew. Liebden seind geladen\" /////////// kleines selbstgefertiges Fotobroschürchen mit 6 Fotos vom Waldheim (von Walther Krötzsch angelegt am 10.8.1936) //////////// 1 Orig. Briefbogen mit ganzseitigem Gedicht (wohl von Ludwig Finckh; Waldheim 4. August 1932) /////////// 4 Doppelblatt (verschiedene Formate) mit Sprüchlein und 3 Orig.zeichnungen (2 in Farbe) von Walther Krötzsch) ///////////// 1 Blatt kleiner Text mit Foto von Krötzsch und der Damen Kuntz und König ///////////// Doppelblatt mit 2 Fotos der Königs und je einem Gedicht (wohl von Krötzsch) ///////// Weitere Lobeshymne auf Waldheim (evtl. von Finckh) ///////////// 2 kl. s/w Fotos von Martha und Wilhelm König /////////////// Ludwig Finckh (* 21. März 1876 in Reutlingen; gest. 8. März 1964 in Gaienhofen) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller und Arzt. Neben eigenen schriftstellerischen Erfolgen ist er bekannt durch seine Freundschaft mit Hermann Hesse, von der eine umfangreiche Korrespondenz erhalten ist. Während der gemeinsamen Gaienhofener Zeit (Hesse zog 1912 nach Bern) verband Hesse und Finckh eine enge Freundschaft. Aufgrund unterschiedlicher Ansichten entfremdeten sich Finckh und Hesse jedoch immer mehr. Zum einen vertrat Finckh ein Bild von Familie und Muttertum, das nicht Hesses künstlerischem Selbstverständnis entsprach. Zum anderen kritisierte Hesse Finckhs unkritische, nationalistische und antisemitische Haltung. Nach der \"Machtergreifung\" durch die Nationalsozialisten gehörte Finckh im Oktober 1933 zu den 88 Schriftstellern, die das Gelöbnis treuester Gefolgschaft für Adolf Hitler unterzeichneten. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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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.

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1930., 1930. 3 volumes, large 8vo. LIMITED EDITION to 537, of which 525 are SIGNED by the Author on to limitation page of vol.I; this No 477. Finely bound in recent full dark red morocco with raised bands, gilt and gilt titles to spines; double gilt rule to boards; top edges gilt, others untrimmed; marbled end papers. Publisher's original boards and spines bound in to rear. Facsimile manuscript poem as frontispiece to vol.I. Edges toned; internally clean. A superb set held in a protective cloth slipcase.

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        Peter Pan and Wendy.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d., [c.1930]., 1930. FIRST HUDSON ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Published for Boots Pure Drug Co. Quarto. pp. 272. With 21 full-page colour illustrations and many more in-text or to margins. In recent Atkinson's full dark navy morocco with raised bands and gilt titles to orange label on spine. All edges gilt; marbled end-papers. Blue cloth with gilt titles and stamping from original upper board bound in at rear. A spotless, beautifully re-bound fine copy. Hudson illustrated just two carefully chosen classic fantasy books, namely J.M Barrie's Peter Pan and Wendy and Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures In Wonderland. Her Alice was printed in London in 1922, with Peter Pan following in 1930. Her illustrations, like Arthur Rackham's, were both full in colour or simpler silhouettes, and although very little is known of the artist, she was nevertheless a contemporary of Mable Lucy Atwell, Lucy Kemp Welsh and Virginia Sterrett during the golden age of Edwardian gift books. Her modest but exquisite output remains highly desirable today.

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        Blick auf den Felsen von Karthago mit dem Leuchtturm in Sidi Bou Said. Öl auf Lwd.

       Um 1930. 50 x 63,5 cm. Die Architektur im Stil der neuen Sachlichkeit ausgeführt, die Landschaft studienhaft angelegt zeigt das Bild den malerisch gelegenen Leuchtturm in Sidi Bou Said mit der mittelaltelichen Festung im Vordergrund. Rodewald lebt seit 1922/23 in Hamburg und reist 1929-31 zu Studien u.a. nach Tunesien, u.a. in das Künstlerdorf Sidi Bou Said. - Der englische Baron Rodolphe d\'Erlanger lässt sich 1912 in dem Fischerdorf nieder und baut dort einen kostbaren Palast, bis 1932 veranstaltet er regelmäßig Zusammenkünfte, wo Kunst, Musik und Literatur sich mischen. Zu den Künstlern gehören auch die deutschen Maler August Macke und Paul Klee. - Auf dem Keilrahmen alter Adressaufkleber und alte Bezeichnung \"Rodewald, Sierichstr. 156, Hamburg 39, Elbe 7082, Leuchtturm von Sidi Bou Said, Ölstudie\". - Mit Rahmen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Baron Rodolphe d\'Erlanger, August Macke, Paul Klee, Golf von Tunis, Karthago, Felsen von Karthago, 20er Jahre, Neue Sachlichkeit, Hamburg,

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        Collection of lobby cards from melodramas of the silent film era

      Various cities: Various studios, 1930. Archive of 47 hand tinted lobby cards representing 17 different melodramas and genre films of the silent era, nearly all produced by independent Poverty Row studios, and nearly all now lost. Only two of the films have reference points familiar to most students of twentieth century cinema: an early film by director William Wyler, and a melodrama starring a young Gary Cooper and an even younger Jean Arthur. The Poverty Row studios represented by the collection include Arrow Pictures, Astor Pictures, Beacon Productions, Berwilla Film Corporation, Chadwick Pictures Corporation, Di Lorenzo, Excellent Pictures, First Division Pictures, Frederick Herbst Productions, Gotham Productions, Harry J. Brown Productions, Henry Ginsberg Distributing Company, Independent Pictures, Lumas Film Corporation, McFadden True Story Pictures, Morris R. Schlank Productions, Phil Goldstone Productions, Rayart Pictures Corporation, and Trem Carr Pictures. Also represented is one film by Universal Pictures, which, while a larger studio compared to the others noted here, was still a very small operation relative to the major studios in the 1920s. A wide variety of genres and themes are represented in the collection, including a cross-dressing female investigator, a railroad melodrama, a crime-sniffing dog, society melodramas, college melodramas, a military melodrama, boxing stories, a "north woods" adventure, teenage romance, a seafaring melodrama, and fire fighters. Cards are all 11 x 14 inches. Condition varies, most Good to Very Good, and all with some tears and loss at the edges.

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        Dream Days

      Published in 1930 by John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd. Beautiful limited edition copy, number 242 of 275, Signed by the illustrator Ernest H Shepard, bound with original marbled boards and vellum spine with gold gilt lettering. This lovely copy is in fine condition, with the only flaws being a slight lean to the spine, with a small black mark to the top of the spine, a small ownership label affixed to the inside of the back board, and some minor ageing and spotting to the free endpapers. This is a lovely copy of of this book, with all of its specially made rag paper uncut pages still tightly bound and beautifully illustrated.

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        Mappe mit 12 großformatigen und 13 kleineren, teils handsignierten, teils handbezeichneten Radierungen aus/um Frankfurt an der Oder nebst Beilagen.

       Die 12 großformatigen Radierungen im Format ( meist ca. Blattgröße 39 x 43 cm ), auf Büttenpapier gedruckt. Teils handsigniert, teils handbeschriftet - wohl um 1930: Gezeigt werden: Das Bootshaus *Wiking* des Schüler-Rudervereins des Friedrich-Gymnasiums zu Frankfurt an der Oder ( 4 x ) / Der Fischmarkt um 1900 ( 3 x ) / Sankt Georgen ( 2 x ) / Rathaus mit den 7 Raben ( Blatt durch Abreibung stark beschädigt 2 x ) / kleinere Formate zeigen: Alma mater viadrina / Aufsicht auf die Stadt von der Oder / St. Marien ( 1923 ) / Ziegenwerder / Fischmarkt / Reminiscere-Messe 1920 und weitere unbezeichnete mehr. Meist von guter Erhaltung, einige Blätter mir Randläsionen oder etwas angeknickt oder teils leicht gebräunt. ( beiliegend: 5 farbige kleinformatige Aquarelle aus/um Frankfurt an der Oder: 3 hiervon signiert mit Wolfgang Heilmann, datiert 1946 ( wohl der Sohn oder Enkel des Künstlers ) im Format ca. 12 x 28,15 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Weiter beiliegend: 8 teils handsignierte Radierungen Max Heilmanns aus dem Riesengebirge in unterschiedlichen Formaten. Teils mit Gebrauchspuren sowie eine Vorstudie in Bleistift und blauer Tusche über die Markusbasilika in Venedig wohl aus dem Jahre 1948. >>> Max Heilmann ( *1869 in Schmiedeberg - 1956 ), studierte in Breslau und an der Kunstschule in Weimar, zeigte Gemälde und Radierungen in den Berliner Großen Kunstausstellungen, im Münchner Glaspalast, in Düsseldorf und Hannover. - Literatur: Thieme-Becker, Band XVI, Seite 276.<<< ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Heilmann, Max Heilmann, Frankfurt, Oder, Frankfurt a.d. Oder, Radierungen, Wolfgang Heilmann, Google

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        A Monograph of the Birds of Prey (Order Accipitres). Edited by Alexander Wetmore. Illustrated by Plates reproduced in colour from drawings by H. Grönvold also by Coloured Plates of Eggs, and Plates in Photogravure.

      London, Wheldon & Wesley, 1930. Stor 4to. lxviii + xi + (1 blank) + 487 + xx + 538 s. 39 fargeplansjer. 17 plansjer i photogravure. Priv. sorte skinnbd. Ryggdekor i gull. Orig. omsl. medbundet. De første sider lit brunplettet.. Bound with orig. wrappers in black half calf. Spine gilt. 39 colour plates. 17 plates in photogravure. Foxing to preliminary leaves. Limited to 412 copies

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        Schiffsmodell *Dampfer S.S. Arnfried* der Hamburg-Bremer-Afrika-Linie ( HBAL ), verso bezeichnet mit dem ergänzenden Hinweis *1924-1925, gedient als Leichtmatrose*

       Großes Schiffsmodell in vollplastischer Ansicht, ca. 1930-1940 gefertigt. Fest montiert in einem Holzkasten (Verglasung fehlt). Schiffsgröße 49 x 8 x 24 cm (Länge x Breite - Gesamthöhe der Masten). Der Holzkasten mit den Abmessungen: 59 x 34 x 12,5 cm ( Länge x Breite x Tiefe ). Das schöne Schiffsmodell mit kleinen Beschädigungen (Takelage) sowie einigen gelockerten Teilen ( Rettungsboote, Fahne ). Ohne nähere Angaben zur Reederei oder zum Stapellauf - offenbar ist das Schiff um 1920 auf Reede gelegt worden. Der Holzkasten mit Beschädigungen ( obere linke Ecke abgeplatzt, linke Leiste locker und beschädigt - der Kasten stärker fleckig und angestoßen ) - ansonsten ein interessantes Dampfer-Modell mit zahlreichen Details. ( Gewicht ca. 5000 Gramm ) ( Bitte beachten: Leider kein Versand möglich - nur Selbstabholung aufgrund der Fragilität des Objekts ). ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Dampfer, Dampfschiff, Schiffsmodell, Modell, Modellbau, Arnfried, Leichtmatrose, Matrose, Woermann, Hamburg-Bremer-Afrika-Linie, Afrika, Kolonien, Afrikalinie, Hamburg, Bremen, HBAL

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        Awisha's Carpet The Story of a Little Arab Girl. Inscribed by Martin.

      Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1930. A fine stated first edition inscribed "With the very good wishes of Dahris Martin May 15, 1931." Twenty-eight plates, four of which are in color; pictorial end-papers. Blue cloth with cinnamon text. Very scarce dust jaket with large substantial to head of spine. ; 8vo ; xiii, 190. pages .

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        The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.

      London: George Allen & Unwin,, 1930. Translated by Talcott Parsons. With a foreword by R. H. Tawney. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Inked date (14.6.30) to front pastedown. Spine gently rolled with a short nick at the head, extremities lightly rubbed, corners bumped, edges toned, very faint spotting to half-title a very good copy. First UK edition of the first English translation, this copy with the pencilled ownership inscription of Pelham Horton Box (1898-1937), British historian and author of Origins of the Paraguayan War, to the front frree endpaper. Weber's great work originally appeared across two issues of the Archiv für Sozialwissenschaften und Sozialpolitik (November 1904 and June 1905). He managed to substantially revise the text for its first publication in book form shortly before his death in 1920; it appeared under the title Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus and was intended as the first volume in a series collecting Weber's writings on the sociology of religion, though his death meant the project was never completed.

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        Moby Dick

      New York: Random House, 1930. Full leather. Fine. New York: Random House, 1930. Full leather. One volume. Octavo. Moby Dick, or the (Whale). By Herman melville. Recently bound in full blue morocco, gilt title, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. First Trade Edition.

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        Six Lectures on the Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam.:

      Lahore: printed at the Kapur Art Printing Works. 1930 - A used but very good copy in original cloth.

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        Big Game Hunting in Central Africa

      Cecil Palmer, London 1930 - 268 pp, ill. Long considered one of the best elephant hunting titles. Author hunted in Uganda where the large tuskers were then known to exist in good numbers and also in Congo. His descriptions and hunting adventures are excellent. There is also some hunting for lion. Near fine in original gilt brown cloth. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works.

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co.,, 1930. The Crowborough Edition. 24 volumes, octavo (215 × 146 mm). Contemporary blue half morocco, blue cloth sides, titles and decoration to spine gilt with raised bands, gilt rules to boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Photogravure frontispiece portrait with tissue guard by Pirie MacDonald to Volume I. Small bookplate to the verso of front free endpapers at the top, pages nice and clean, some minor restoration to a couple of headcaps, an excellent set. First complete collected edition, number 324 of 760 sets signed by the author in volume I, of which 750 were for sale and ten for presentation. The Crowborough edition—named after the Sussex town where Doyle's home, Windlesham, was located—has double the number of volumes of the Author's Edition of 1903. Doyle had already signed sheets for it but his illness and death on 7 July 1930 prevented him seeing final publication of the work, and so it belongs to that select category, the posthumous signed limited edition. The introductions are reprinted from the Author's Edition, and the text is set from the existing editions without any corrections.

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        Two years before he is appointed to the Supreme Court by President Herbert Hoover, Benjamin Cardozo, Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, advises his predecessor as Chief Judge, Frank S. Hiscock to ?hold out an olive branch to the Governor,? Franklin D. Roosevelt, in an address he is to make to the annual meeting of the New York State Bar Association of which he is president.

      Albany, [New York], January 7, 1930. 5.75" x 8". "Autograph Letter Signed ?B.N.C.? as Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, 2.5 pages, 5.75? x 8?, separate conjoined sheets with conclusion on verso of first page. Albany [New York], January 7, 1930. Salutation ?My dear Chief? [former Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, Frank S. Hiscock].On January 17, 1930, Cardozo?s predecessor as Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, Frank H. Hiscock, spoke at the 53rd annual meeting of the New York State Bar Association. Hiscock, now president of the State Bar, had retired from the bench at the end of 1926 when he reached the constitutional age limit of 70 years. Hiscock had sent Judge Cardozo a copy of the address he planned to deliver.In full, ?Thank you for sending me a copy of your address which I have read with interest. I see nothing of substance to be criticized. Perhaps on p. 3, it might be well to omit the statement that our court ?has repeatedly adjourned for lack of business.? The public might think we were without there was no different cause for preserving us. You might say, ?and does not adjourn until all the cases read for argument have been heard.??On the page before the last, (at the end of the page) you might hold out an olive branch to the Governor [Franklin D. Roosevelt] by saying that it ought not to be difficult to provide for some partial representation of laymen on the commission if such representation is thought desirable.. I cannot think of anything else. Faithfully yours.?Hiscock took Cardozo?s advice. ?The New York Times? reported on January 18, 1930, that in his address, ?Judge Hiscock outlined the movement launched by the association to make a survey of the administration of justice, and disclosed that the survey had been handicapped by the inability of the committee, headed by William C. Breed, to obtain the necessary funds. Judge Hiscock estimated that at least $75,000 would be required for the survey. He referred to the Governor?s veto of an appropriation of $60,000 for the survey on the ground that laymen were not represented on the commission and suggested a new attempt to obtain the passage of a measure.?On February 6, 1930, Governor Roosevelt met with a delegation from the Executive Committee of the New York Bar Association headed by former Judge Hiscock. ?The New York Times? reported that a ?bill sponsored by the Republicans was passed last year, but the Governor vetoed it because it provided for an investigation commission composed exclusively of lawyers, while he had insisted that there should be a liberal sprinkling of laymen on it. ?I am now very hopeful that a bill we be passed on which all hands can agree,? the Governor said after the conference today. ?I am glad the Governor said that,? Senator John Knight [President pro tempore of the N.Y. State Senate and a Republican] remarked when informed of the Governor?s statement. ?If he wants some lay members on the commission, we have no objection.??"

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