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        Das Zauberboot. Ein Bilderbuch zum Drehen, Bewegen und Verwandeln.

      Herbert Stuffer, Berlin 1930. 7. - 11- Tsd. 6 ungez. Blätter. Mit beweglichen Teilen (Drehscheibe, Zugbänder) sowie zahlreichen farbigen Illustrationen. Am hinteren Deckel Einstecktasche mit Schablone. 24 : 20,7 cm. Farbig illustr. OHalbLeinen. Deckel lichtrandig, Kanten und Ecken gerinfügig berieben, wenige Fleckchen. Deckel mit Bleistift - Krakel. Innen sauber mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Zuglaschen teils ergänzt oder verstärkt, Einrisse hinterlegt. - Bilderwelt #2062: In diesem in den 30er Jahren erfolgreichen Kinderbuch kombiniert Seidmann-Freud Dreh-, Zieh- und Verwandlungsmechanismen auf höchst originelle Art. Jeder der kurzen Bildgeschichten wird eine für sie adäquate Technik zugeordnet: So erhält das Märchen vom Wettlauf zwischen Hase und Igel durch die unterlegte Drehscheibe eine eigentümliche Lebendigkeit, die zu nahezu filmischen Effekten führt.\" Bilderbuch #815 . - Tom (eigentlich Martha-Gertrud) Seidmann-Freud, eine Nichte von Sigmund Freud, war eine der innovativsten Bilderbuch-Künstlerinnen der 20er Jahre in Deutschland. Nach einigen unveröffentlichten Entwürfen erschien 1914 ihr erstes Werk, Das Baby-Liederbuch. 1918-1920 lebte sie in München, wo Das neue Bilderbuch erschien. Zurück in Berlin heiratete Tom Freud den Schriftsteller Jankew Seidmann. 1922 kam die Tochter Angela (Awiwa) zur Welt. 1927 begann die fruchtbare Zusammenarbeit mit dem Berliner Verleger Herbert Stuffer; es entstanden die neuartigen Spiel- und Verwandlungsbücher Das Wunderhaus und Das Zauberboot. 1929 erschien das Buch der erfüllten Wünsche, mit dem erstmals psychoanalytisches Gedankengut Eingang ins Kinderbuch fand. Gemeinsam mit Stuffer entstanden die Manuskripte für die vier Spielfibeln (1930-1932). Am 19. Oktober 1929 nahm sich Jankew Seidmann aufgrund unlösbarer wirtschaftlicher Schwierigkeiten das Leben; in tiefer Depression folgte ihm Tom Seidmann-Freud am 7. Februar 1930 in den Tod. (nach Barbara Murken). Versand D: 8,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Plesse Antiquariat Minzloff]
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        Le Guerrier Appliqué. Exemplaire Hollande N° 2

      Gallimard, Paris 1930 - Il a été tiré de la présente édition soixante- quinze exemplaires sur papier de Hollande Van Gelder, dont cinquante exemplaires numérotés I à 50 et vingt-cinq exemplaires hors commerce numérotés de I à XXV.WE SEND (free of charge) video demonstration of the conservation status of the book. ENVIAMOS (a solicitud y sin cargo) video de demostración del estado de conservación de los ejemplares. Nous ENVOYONS (sur demande et gratuitement) vidéo de démonstration de l'état de conservation du livre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eduardo Martínez Moreira]
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        THE BANDIT.

      Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930., 1930. First U. S. edition. Fine in dust jacket somewhat darkened on the spine and with minor wear to the spine ends. A famous and notorious bandit in South America decides to expand his operations into New York City and London, after all the opportunities for large rewards are great there. Dressed as a cat burglar, and known as THE BLACK CAT, this mysterious and daring raider seems to have baffled the police of both cities, until a woman ended his career. An exceptional copy of an elusive Crime Club title.

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        Stock Market Theory and Practice

      B.C. Forbes Publishing Company 1930 - B.C. Forbes Publishing Company, New York 1930. Second Printing of the First Edition. Published June 1930 just one month after the first printing. Cloth boards. Illustrated with photos and fold out charts. Rare Book. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, clean pages, shelf wear. Rubbing, light age toning. The rare dust jacket is not present. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fers Forges

      1930. ETABLISSEMENTS MAISON. Fers Forges. Ferronerie d'Art. 23 ff. Illustrated with 29 tipped in photographs of ironwork. Small Folio, 317 x 230 mm, bound in publisher's decorated boards. [Riceys, Aube: ca. 1930]. |~||~||~||~||~| A superb catalog of art deco ironwork from the Maison foundry which had been operating in Riceys since 1863. Among the items depicted are two stairways in the Grand Palais, a hair-dressing salon, gates to the government palace in Dakar, and various doors, including one incorporating Lalique glass. Some wear to the binding, a near fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        Dias de Ira: 23 Dibujos y Poemas del Terror Blanco Español.

      - Three introductory leafs, including a foreword by Romain Rolland in Spanish, German, and French, and an introduction in Spanish and German by the Secretary of the International Association of Workers, followed by 23 bold and graphic black-and-white images with evocative titles including "The Dictator," "The Law," "Capitalism," "Religion," "Fascism," "The Mercenary", "Torture", and "The Garrote", each image titled in German, French, English, Dutch, and Spanish, with a brief poetic caption in Spanish. Some pages with minor creasing, spot of foxing to title page. Lg. 4to. Illustrated wrpps. portfolio, contents loose as issued, portfolio with some toning, professionally restored. Berlin (Internationale Arbeiter-Assoziation) 1930.

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        The Moose Hunter - Cree

      Boston: Suffolk Engraving Company, 1930. Photogravure after Edward Curtis, printed by the Suffolk Engraving Company, Japan paper. Very good 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 "The Birds of America" surpasses Curtis's 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) "Cree hunters are masters of the art of imitating, by means of a birch bark trumpet, the call of a moose of either sex, and thus luring within gunshot an animal seeking a mate during the rutting season." (Curtis, List of Large Plates Supplementing Volume Eighteen ) Close relations of the Ojibwa, the Crees were the chief tribe in Canada and one of the largest in North America. They inhabited an extensive western region north of the prairies and south of the Peace River and were comprised of two principal divisions, the Wood and Plains Cree, which consisted of numerous individual bands. 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.

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        BULLDOG DRUMMOND (Inscribed By the Film's Star, RONALD COLMAN)

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1930. McNeile, Cyril. BULL-DOG DRUMMOND. NY: Grosset & Dunlap, (1929). First Photoplay Edition published in tandem with the 1929 Samuel Goldman film adaptation. NEAR FINE copy (one corner bumped, trifle wear) with 4 stills, including frontispiece, from the movie starring Ronald Colman as Bulldog Drummond, bored ex-military man turned detective. In its very scarce ORIGINAL DUST JACKET (tiny bit of chipping to the spine ends, a little soil, a little edge-wear, a touch of fade). INSCRIBED in ink on the front free endpaper to a collector (undated, but most likely in the early 1950s) BY RONALD COLMAN. Bulldog Drummond was not only Ronald Colman's first "talkie" but it was also the movie that allowed audiences to hear his extremely appealing voice and manner of speaking, launching his career as one of the biggest movie stars of the golden age of cinema. Ronald Colman (1891-1958) was nominated for an Oscar for his role in this film, one of four Oscar nominations he received (with one win in 1947 for A Double Life). He starred in such classics as Lost Horizon, Random Harvest, A Tale Of Two Cities, Beau Geste, Under Two Flags, Raffles, Prisoner of Zenda, the list is long and impressive as he was a remarkable talent. Film Source books inscribed by the stars of the film adaptation are of the utmost desirability and rarity. . Signed. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Antecedents i Documents. Nos. 1 (15 February 1937) through 12 (9 October 1937) (all published?).

      - A complete set of twelve titles comprising the series Antecedents i Documents (most numbers between 20 and 40 pages each), chronicling various aspects of the labor movement, the Spanish Civil War, and the revolutions in 1930's Spain, including the miners' strike of October 6, 1934 and the military uprising of July 19, 1936, each with an individual title and author and on one specific aspect or event related to the revolution. Two issues in the series with scattered illustrations after photographs and line drawings. Issue no. 1 with damp staining, numbers 10 and 11 with losses to lower right corners not affecting text, other minor scattered soiling and foxing. Sml. 8vo. Orig. illus. wrpps., some with loose inner pages, many issues with soiling, issue no. 1 with significant staining, several with minor losses to back cover, issue no. 12 with significant losses to back cover. Barcelona (Clarasó) 1937.

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        L\'Assassinat considere comme un des beaux-arts. Nouvelle traduction de Maurice Beerblock. Eaux-fortes de Gus Bofa (IN FRANZÖSISCHER SPRACHE),

      Paris: Editions Eos, 1930. nummeriertes Exemplar der broschierten Ausgabe im SIGNIERTEN (\"L. Borio\") GANZLEDER-HANDEINBAND, mit einem 2 farbigen Titel (rot-schwarz), 24 ORIGINAL-AQUATINTA-RADIERUNGEN in je 2 Zuständen, (einer Fassung mit kommentierenden Skizzen und einer Endfassung), (4 Blatt), 274 Seiten, 20x29, schwarzes geglättetes O Ldr mit goldgeprägter Rückenbeschriftung und Kopf-Goldschnitt im schwarz marmorierten Original-Schuber TADELLOSES, UNBESCHNITTENES EXEMPLAR auf wasserzeichenmarkiertem Vélin de Rives mit orangefarbenen seidenbatist-bespannten Vorsätzen, nummeriertes Exemplar 96 (von 110 Exemplaren, GA 135), der Einband der Original-Broschur mit eingebunden mit einem goldgeprägten gekröntes Leder-Exlibris auf dem vorderen Vorsatz:\" Aleramo Spada-Lavini \" Versand D: 5,00 EUR Ku 44475, VORZUGSAUSGABEN/nummerierte Ausgabe

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      Paris: Imprimerie A. Lahure [and Imprimerie Chaix],. 1930-1935. original orange wrappers printed in black.. A fine set. Many of these books, as well as the author's research,. were deliberately destroyed when the Germans marched into Paris in. 1940. (#142811). First edition, second ("thin paper") issue. A set of the "thin paper" or "trade" issue, preceded by the "author's" issue which is printed on wood pulp paper. "Esnault-Pelterie's greatest contribution ... [It] covered virtually all that was then known of rocketry and space flight" (Von Braun and Ordway). Generally considered to be one of the four most important early works published on the subject, along with the early writings of Oberth, Hohmann and Goddard. Ciancone 66. Humphries, Rockets and Guided Missiles 5 and 6. Interlibrum 270 #115, 116, and 117. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, pp. 162, 505. Von Braun and Ordway, History of Rocketry and Space Travel, p. 75.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        A Treatise on Money. In Two Volumes. Volume I, The Pure Theory of Money. [-Volume II, The Applied Theory of Money.]

      Macmillan and Co. Limited 1930 - FIRST EDITION, pp. [i], xvii, 363; [i], viii, 424, 8vo, original cloth, spines lettered in gilt, dust jackets, dust jackets a little dusty and with a hint of foxing, the foxing imparted to the end-leaves, very good. 'The first of Keynes's two major contributions to economic theory, A Treatise on Money, was published on 24 October 1930. The Treatise was the product of a long intellectual struggle to escape from the ideas in which he had been reared, later dubbed 'classical economics'; for example, the Ricardian view that supply creates its own demand. The focus of the book was on money and prices rather than on output and employment: it contained a full study of the operation of the monetary system, national and international. Fluctuations in prices were no longer explained in terms of changes in the stock of money as in the quantity theory, but in terms of the pressure of demand on the available supply of resources; and the pressure of demand was represented as varying with the magnitude of any divergence between the volume of investment and the availability of savings to finance it. The significance attached by Keynes to such a divergence reflected the success of Dennis Robertson (on whose ideas Keynes drew heavily in the years of the Treatise) in convincing Keynes that the major fluctuations in activity originated in booms in investment and that these could not be accounted for solely in terms of banking policy' (Alec Cairncross in ODNB).

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        Moby Dick or The Whale

      The Lakeside Press,, Chicago: 1930 - All three volumes of this complete three volume set are in fine condition each in their original black cloth covered beveled boards with silver colored text stampings and designs on the spines and front boards. Each is a quarto measuring 11 1/2" by 8 3/8". Each volume is covered by its original clear, acetate dust jacket with attached paper flaps. The jacket for volume I is very good+ as it is chipped at the spine ends and at the area over the fore corners of the boards. The jacket for volume II is fine without any chips or tears; and, the jacket for volume III is very good+ with only shallow chips at the lower edge of the spine area and around its corner to the lower edge of the front board. The three volumes are housed in a fine aluminum slip case. One of only one thousand copies printed and sold. This set has the original invoice for purchase dated November 18, 1930 laid-in at the front of volume I. Volume I contains 279 pages, volume II contains 284 pages; and, volume III contains 282 pages followed by an uncut epilogue and then the limitation page. All three volumes are illustrated throughout with the famous woodcuts by Rockwell Kent. An extremely handsome set with no prior ownership markings of any kind. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        My Early Life

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1930. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is the first edition, first printing, first state of ChurchillÂ’s extremely popular autobiography. My Early Life covers the years from his birth in 1874 to his first few years in Parliament. One can hardly ask for more adventurous content. These were momentous and formative years for Churchill, including his time as a war correspondent and cavalry officer in theatres as varied as Cuba, northwest India, and sub-Saharan and southern Africa. This time contained a wide range of experiences in ChurchillÂ’s life. Not only was he developing as an author, publishing his first books, and making his first lecture tour of North America, but this was also the time of his capture and daring escape during the Boer War, which made him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. Churchill would take his seat in Parliament only weeks after the end of Queen Victoria's reign. My Early Life remains one of the most popular and widely read of all Churchill's books. And for good reason, as the work certainly ranks among the most charming and accessible of his many books. An original 1930 review likened it to a "beaker of Champagne." That effervescent charm endures; a more recent writer called it "a racy, humorous, self-deprecating classic of autobiography." To be sure, Churchill takes some liberties with facts and perhaps unduly lightens or over-simplifies certain events, but this is eminently forgivable and in keeping with the wit, pace, and engaging style that characterizes the book. My Early Life sold very well at the time and has seen a great many editions since, many of them collectible in their own right, but of course a premium attaches to first editions. The challenge for collectors is that the plum colored binding of this edition proved especially susceptible to fading, soiling, and wear; nearly all copies are considerably spine faded. Moreover, the contents are susceptible to heavy spotting and the binding is often cocked. This helps explain why so many first editions of this book have been torn apart and rebound. This copy is original and unrestored, in very good overall condition. First state of the first printing is confirmed by 11 titles in the “Works By The Same Author” box on the half-title verso. The plum cloth binding remains square and tight with sharp corners with only light wear to extremities. The spine is moderately toned, but retains respectable color for the edition and clearly legible gilt. We note light overall soiling and a few stray, small ink marks to the lower spine. The contents show light intermittent spotting within and to the page edges. The sole previous ownership marks we find are previous owner initials and the date “Xmas. 1930.” Inked to the upper front free endpaper. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A91.1.b, Woods/ICS A37(aa), Langworth p.131.

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      New York: Horace Liveright. Hardcover. 159 pages. Third printing of the 1928 first edition. The landmark work by the man who has come to be known as "The Father of Spin." "The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country." - from page 9. Chapters include: Organizing Chaos; The New Propaganda; The New Propagandists; The Psychology of Public Relations; Business and the Public; Propaganda and Political Leadership; Women's Activities and Propaganda; Propaganda for Education; Propaganda in Social Services; Art and Science; The Mechanics of Propaganda. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Moderate age-toning to contents. A sound early copy of this profoundly influential work. . Good. 1930. Third Printing.

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        Voyage du Condottière.

      - P. Devambez 1930. In-4° en ff, sous chemise et étui de l'éditeur à dos de vélin orné de motifs dorés (dos de l'étui passé). 70 pointes sèche originales dont 35 H.T. et 58 bois en trois tons gravés par Louis JOU. Tirage limité à 191 exemplaires, un des X sur Japon nacré à la forme, réservés à l'Artiste et à ses amis, avec les pointes sèches en 2 états sur Japon nacré, les planches refusées et une belle aquarelle originale, au format du livre.(Un article de journal sur Louis Jou a été collé au dos de la justification). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        N by E A Record of Expeditioning North-By-East Across Baffin Bay and Beyond

      New York: Brewer & Warren. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1930. 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, but there is some light generalized toning to the endpapers and edges of the text block. The dust jacket has edge wear and nicking along with rubbing and tears to the spine ends and flaps. There is one chip missing from the middle spine of the dust jacket. Trade copies of this book with the dust jacket are actually quite scarce in comparison to the limnited edition. This copy has been signed, with an inscription on the front endpaper. "A transcendentalist and mystic in the tradition of Thoreau and Emerson, whose works he read, Kent found inspiration in the austerity and stark beauty of wilderness. After Monhegan, he lived for extended periods of time in Winona, Minnesota (1912?-1913), Newfoundland (1914?-15), Alaska (1918?-19), Vermont (1919?-1925), Tierra del Fuego (1922?-23), Ireland (1926), and Greenland (1929; 1931?-32; 1934?-35). His series of land and seascapes from these often forbidding locales convey the Symbolist spirit evoking the mysteries and cosmic wonders of the natural world. "I don't want petty self-expression", Kent wrote, "I want the elemental, infinite thing; I want to paint the rhythm of eternity.""; Signed by Author .

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        Masque of the Red Death.

      1930. A full set of signed engravings with an extra unused proof and the wood engraved design for the binding. 10 original wood engravings for Masque of the Red Death by John Buckland Wright, each no. 4 of 5 prints, titled, numbered, signed and dated by the artist in pencil. Together with no. 2 of 5 artist's proofs of the original, unused wood engraving for Island of the Fay also signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. Plus the original wood engraved design for the cover which was blocked in gold for the binding. A remarkable full set of signed engravings with an extra unused proof for Island of the Fay and the wood engraved design for the binding. The engravings are all dated 1930 but they weren't published until 1932 by the Halcyon Press. Direct from the estate of the artist

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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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        Grosspietsch, Curt. - Friedhof in Loschwitz.

      - Aquarell, um 1930. Von Curt Grosspietsch. 50,8 x 35,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Verso in Bleistift bezeichnet. Dort rechts unten Nachlass-Stempel. - Verso Reste einer ehemaligen Montierung. Guter Gesamtzustand. Curt Grosspietsch (1893 Leipzig ? 1980 Dresden). Auch Kurt Großpietsch. Deutscher Maler und Illustrator. 1909-14 Studium bei Richard Müller an der Dresdner Kunstakademie, zusammen mit George Grosz und Otto Dix. Orientierte sich an Alfred Kubin und dessen Symbolismus. Stellte in seinen Bildern oft das überspitzt Groteske, Alptraumhafte und Überzogene dar.

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        Map of Massachusetts The Old Bay State. A Picture History Map.

      New York. The Graphic History Association. Copyright 1930. Color pictorial / pictographic map, lithograph, 27 1/2 x 38 1/2 inches, on backing board with wooden frame, 28 1/2 x 40 inches. Soiling at upper right corner, board slightly bowed. An imposing poster of Massachusetts by Elizabeth Shurtleff, highlighting the history of the state with colorful illustrations of places, people and events from colony days, both on the map and in the decorative border. At the left and right edges are the arms of the educational institutions of the state. Particularly bold and attractive are the images of the many sailing boats offshore. At lower right is the island of Nantucket, with the Pequod sailing close by, the lookout calling "Have you seen Moby Dick, Captain Ahab!!""Litho In U.S.A. The Tudor Press Inc. Boston" at lower right.

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        Projet pour un hall d'aéroport]. Dessin sur papier, plume et encre noire, lavis d'encre noire, rehaussé de blanc, traits à la plume et encre brune.

      1930 ca 1930 - 48 x 52 cm hors marges, encadrement de l'époque. Superbe projet au lavis d'encre de Chine de l'architecte Robert Giroud (1890-1943), premier prix de Rome 1922 et disciple de Tony Garnier, connu pour l'hôtel de ville de Villeurbanne, bâti sur ses plans entre 1930 et 1934. Projet de décoration et aménagement d'un hall d'aérogare indéterminé mais très représentatif du goût de l'époque (notons à titre d'exemple que l'aérogare du Bourget près de Paris fut inauguré en 1937 en présence du Président de la République et du Ministre de l'Air). Les grands noms de l'aviation sont inscrits en colonne sur les murs (Costes, Mermoz, Codos, Le Brix, Guillebaud, Hélène Bolt, Nungesser, Assolant, Delmotte), des moteurs à hélices ornent les portes d'entrée, sur fond de grandes façades vitrées. Très beau document visuel sur l'architecture aéronautique de l'entre-deux guerres.

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        A Collection of Arthur Hawkins, Jr Original Artwork

      1930-1967. A collection of 21 original pieces of Signed art from Arthur Hawkins, Jr. (1903-1985), celebrated book jacket illustrator and designer, which includes original dustwrapper paintings, original dry point illustrations, pencil and pen drawings, scratchboard illustrations, an airbrushed image, and a binder of 55 partial dustwrappers of his work, including one unused jacket proof. Hawkins is a true legend of jacket design who created some of the most stunning covers of the '30s, '40s and '50s, including James Cain's The Postman Always Rings Twice, John O'Hara's Butterfield 8 and William Faulkner's Light in August. Highlights of this collection include original jacket art for Royce Brier's Last Boat from Beyrouth, an unidentified jacket featuring a shadowy figure creeping around a darkened town; eight original dry point caricatures of Edith Wharton, Sherwood Anderson, Carl Van Doren, and other American literati; an unused proof for Josiah Thompson's Six Seconds in Dallas, along with 55 other jackets including Arthur C. Clarke's A Fall of Moondust, Philip K. Dick's Time Out of Joint, Ross Macdonald's The Far Side of the Dollar, John Steinbeck's Bombs Away, and Donald E. Westlake's Killy, along with an original airbrushed art for a beer-related advertisement. Further details available upon request. .

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        Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

      Oxford University Press,, Oxford, 1930 - Second Edition (Corrected Impression of the First Edition). Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1930. Octavo. 211 pages. Original Hardcover. A rare,crisp example of the corrected 1930 version of Tolkien and Gordon's edition of the great Middle English Poem, Sir Gawain. The book is squarely bound in the original publisher's cloth with gilt decoration; internally a little browning to pages. The ownership signature of 'D Rose 1936' appears on the first blank with further ink annotation to the text in the same hand. A very nice copy. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Middle English: Sir Gawayn and þe Grene Kny?t) is a late 14th-century Middle English chivalric romance. It is one of the best known Arthurian stories, with its plot combining two types of folklore motifs, the beheading game and the exchange of winnings. The Green Knight is interpreted by some as a representation of the Green Man of folklore and by others as an allusion to Christ. Written in stanzas of alliterative verse, each of which ends in a rhyming bob and wheel, it draws on Welsh, Irish and English stories, as well as the French chivalric tradition. It is an important poem in the romance genre, which typically involves a hero who goes on a quest which tests his prowess, and it remains popular to this day in modern English renderings from J. R. R. Tolkien, Simon Armitage and others, as well as through film and stage adaptations. It describes how Sir Gawain, a knight of King Arthur's Round Table, accepts a challenge from a mysterious "Green Knight" who challenges any knight to strike him with his axe if he will take a return blow in a year and a day. Gawain accepts and beheads him with his blow, at which the Green Knight stands up, picks up his head and reminds Gawain of the appointed time. In his struggles to keep his bargain Gawain demonstrates chivalry and loyalty until his honour is called into question by a test involving Lady Bertilak, the lady of the Green Knight's castle. The poem survives in a single manuscript, the Cotton Nero A.x., which also includes three religious narrative poems: Pearl, Purity and Patience. All are thought to have been written by the same unknown author, possibly Cameron of Sutherland, dubbed the "Pearl Poet" or "Gawain Poet", since all four are written in a North West Midland dialect of Middle English (Wikipedia) Sprache: English A rare,crisp example of the corrected 1930 version of Tolkien and Gordon's edition of the great Middle English Poem, Sir Gawain. The book is squarely bound in the original publisher's cloth with gilt decoration; internally a little browning to pages. The ownership signature of 'D Rose 1936' appears on the first blank with further ink annotation to the text in the same hand. A very nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Destiny: A Novel in Pictures

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Square octavo [20 cm] Tan cloth with black printed titles on front board and backstrip. Very good/Very good. Jacket that has a few small chips at the extremities with losses and some minor corresponding creasing. This is likely a prepublication/review copy, due to the color of the boards (we have handled quite a few copies of this work over the years, and we have never handled a copy in tan boards) and laid in is a typed slip, that reads: "THIS BOOK IS PUBLISHED MARCH 7". Nückel's only wordless novel is made up of striking leadcut images, but in the tradition of the work of (early) Lynd Ward and Frans Masereel. "This pitiless story of a girl of the lower classes is curt, bare and powerful. The baseness of the underworld milieu is drawn with unsparing line; but the tale is lifted out of the merely lurid by the honesty of the artist's feelings, by his mastery of his medium. It reaches pure tragedy" - publisher blurb

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        Originalzeichnung. Lesbische Szene.

      Aquarellierte Tuschzeichnung auf Papier. Um 1930. - Blattgröße 22,5x20 cm. Der österreichische Maler (1900-1961) gehörte "zu jener Malergeneration, die mit dem Sezessionsstil aufwuchs, mit dem Expressionismus ihre Laufbahn begann und schließlich die Neue Sachlichkeit begründete." (Klinger 11, S. 54.) "Das ungezügelte Temperament des Künstlers, das heute noch hier und da geysirhaft aufspringt - der heiße Atem ist in der Erotika zu spüren -, birgt sich hinter einer Beherrschtheit, die das Korrelat der Sachlichkeit ist." (Bilderlex. IV,699.) "Seine erotischen Aquarelle zählen zu dem Besten, was auf diesem Gebiet im deutschsprachigen Raum geschaffen wurde." (Klinger ebd.) Unter Passepartout montiert, dieses teils leicht fingerfleckig. Das Blatt an den Rändern etwas knittrig mit Ausfransungen ohne Motivberührung. Vgl. Der Kalte Blick S. 146f. ----------- Schatz, Otto Rudolf. Dessin original. « Scène lesbienne ». Aquarelle sur paper. Vers 1930. Dimension 22,5 x 20 cm. Le peintre autrichien (1900-1961) a fait partie de « la géneration de peintres qui a grandi avec le style de sécession, qui a commencé sa carrière par l'expressionisme et qui a finalement fondé la nouvelle objectivité » (Klinger 11, p. 54). « Le tempérament effréné de l'artiste, sa respiration chaude se retrouve dans l'érotica » (Bilderlex. IV, 699). « Ses aquarelles érotiques comptent parmi les meilleures qui ont été créées dans ce domaine dans le territoire germanophone. » (Klinger). Monté sous passe-partout, légèrement taché par endroits. La feuille un peu froissée aux bords, qqs. petites déchirures hors motif. --------------------- |English description available on request.|

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      - Highly decorative manuscript map from circa 1930 in elaborate Art Deco style shows the the European countries with their population between the two World Wars. The detailed ink-drawing in suggests the map was made by an artist (signed in the lower right corner with a monogram Nil.) as a draft for an illustration in a book or a magazine.

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        La Mouche.

      - P. Chez l'Artiste S.d. (1930). Grand in-4° en ff, sous chemise et étui. couverture, texte et 15 H.T. gravés en noir par Léon COURBOULEIX. Tirage limité à 100 exemplaires, un des 35 sur Arches comportant une suite en noir, une suite en sanguine et un joli dessin original rehaussé de couleurs signé par l'Artiste. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Bob et Bobette s'amusent.

      Paris, Emile Hazan 1930 - Full crushed morocco, 10.5 inches tall. A striking binding with 3 wide gilt raised bands and fine gilt designs to the boards. Wide gilt dentelles and watered silk doublures. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. On 'Japon Imperial'. From a limited edition of 833, one of only 7 examples with an original watercolour, this being number 6. Dignimont's wonderful illustrations are in 2 states. In pristine condition housed in a slightly worn slip case. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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       [ca. 1930]. Orig.-Zeichnung. 20, 7 x 13, 3 cm.vgl. Thieme-B. XIX, 582f.; Antiquitäten-Rundschau 23. Jg. 1925, Nr. 24; Schüttler, Wien 1944 - Zeichnung für eine Menukarte f. d. Hapag-Lloyd. Vom Künstler eh. signiert u. bezichnet. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Graphik, Künstlergraphik, Skandinavien, Alpinismus

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        THE WAR DOG (ca. 1930)

      1930 - Vintage original 27 x 41" (68 x 102 cm.) one sheet poster, USA. Nice design shows Rex the War Dog, biplanes and the Battle of Château-Thierry. On linen, poster originally had touch-ups to fold lines to address minor separations and chips, also minor border chips, VERY GOOD.

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      Stein, Chicago 1930 - 297pp +64 plates. One of 150 numbered copies signed by the author (copy nr. 129) which contains an original lithograph by Schwartz. With a handwritten inscription by the artist on flyleaf :With best wishes to Celia and Reuben from Mona and William Schwartz. Original dust jackes repaired .Unnoticeable expert repair on head of spine. A very good clean and fresh copy of this rare item. Size: 4to [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Mucche al pascolo sulle rive di uno stagno, con contadina.

      1930 - Olio su tavola, di cm 65 x 94, montato su cornice dorata coeva (che presenta diverse piccole mende) di cm 93 x 122. Firma in basso a destra. - Durando Giuseppe Felice, calcografo, nato ad Asti il 17 giugno 1907. Diplomato nel 1932 e premiato dall'Accademia Ligustica di belle arti in Genova. Ha cominciato a incidere (incisione a bulino figurativa e ornamentale) nel 1930, apprendendo la tecnica dal padre incisore. Ha partecipato alle sindacali ed alla mostra del Mare di Genova. Incisioni principali: Ritratto del chirurgo G. F. Novaro (1933), Ritratto del chirurgo Lusena (1934), Il pescatore, Testina (1935), Lineamento di somiglianza, Madonnina marinara (acquaforte), Pratica anche, saltuariamente, la pittura e la plastica. Bibliografia: Giornale di Genova, 19 febbraio 1938; Corriere Mercantile, 12 aprile 1941 (L. Andreoli).

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        Pensà es.

      Bremer Presse, Munich 1930 - No.1 of 270 copies. Printed in Antiqua type on hand made paper. 4to., original holland boards with printed paper label on spine, fore and lower edges uncut, signed by the Bremer Bindery on the lower turn-in, in the original slipcase. The slipcase is worn at top and bottom with the flaps coming loose, slight fading to spine but generally a very fresh, bright copy. The great mathematician and physicists Pascal's last thoughts which form his defence of the Christian religion - a book which he intended to publish but which were were in fact published posthumously. He considers the human condition, the incarnation, God, the meaning of life, the paradoxes of Christianity &c. Beautifully printed at the Bremer Press. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      - This extraordinary German language map depicts the entire World on a Mercator Projection, with the territories of various nations expressed in different colours. Most interestingly, the images and of dozens of different types of fur-bearing animals appear in their respective habitats, presented in an elegant and understated style. The map was published shortly before World War I by the famous furrier Emil Brass, as both an educational tool and a commercial promotional piece. At some point during the 1930s, the map was adopted as an advertising piece by the Leipzig furrier of Kittel & Franke (founded 1930), who placed their pastedown over Brass’s original imprint (in the lower left corner). The pastedown: "Kittel & Franke, Spezialität: Fohlen - Kalbfelle - Kanin. Import / Export. Leipzig C1, Brühl 68". While undated, the map can be dated from between 1912 and 1914. The international and colonial borders reflect the state of play between 1912 (when as shown, Italy acquired control over Libya) and the end of World War I. The German Empire is shown to possess large colonies in Africa and the South Pacific, while Britain’s Empire, upon which the "Sun never Set," is shown in its prime. That being said, this is clearly a peacetime map, so it dates from before the end of the summer of 1914. The present map was devised and published by Emil Brass (1856 - 1938), the foremost commercial furrier of his era and an international academic authority on fur-bearing animals and related aspects of geography. He travelled widely around the world and lived in China for some time. He was an eccentric figure who sported a long beard, dirty clothing and was something of a celebrity in his hometown of Berlin. In 1904, he founded a magazine on the fur Industry and related scientific matters, Neue Pelzwaren- und Kürschnerzeitung. He wrote a famous book on fur-bearing animals, Aus dem Reiche der Pelze (1911), which proved highly popular and was reissued in an expanded edition in 1924. Brass was fascinated by geographical questions, especially as they related to animals, and he spent many days in Paris Bibliothèque nationalecopying maps. He was a member of Britain’s Royal Geographical Society and served as president of the Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin (the Geographical Society of Berlin) from 1919 to 1931. He was likewise a close friend of the African explorer Otto Kersten. The present map represents Brass’s largest and most visually striking geographical production. In his latter years, Brass became a recluse. When he died in March 1938, only three people knew about it, and the exact date of his death remains a mystery. Brass’s fur map is a curious and attractive piece and like most ephemera / advertising maps, it is very rare. References:Mitteilungen der Geographischen Gesellschaft in Wien, vol. 61 (1918), p. 597; Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin (1914), p. 414.

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        Opera: 1: Aeneis; 2: Georgica.

      Apud Claudium Argentieri bibliopolam, Spoleti [Spoleto]. 1930 - L’edizione è così composta: L’Eneide (in 12 libri), con testo in latino. Il vol. è illustrato da un pregevole frontesp. miniato e da 12 stupende grandi iniziali figurate a vignetta, ciasc. impreziosita sul lato sinistro da ricchi motivi ornamentali, tutte miniate A MANO da L. Cellini. Le Georgiche (in 4 libri), con testo in latino. Il vol. è illustrato da 4 magnifiche grandi iniziali a motivi ornamentali di cui 1 con una scena campestre, tutte miniate da L. Cellini. Pregevole edizione, stampata coi tipi di C. Moneta, in tirat. di 110 esemplari. Impressa su carta speciale similpergamena. LA NOSTRA COPIA E’ UNA BOZZA DI STAMPA DEI DUE VOLUMI CI CUI SI COMPONE L’OPERA (a cui manca la prima parte del secondo volume, pagine 1-48 contenente le Bucoliche). Al primo volume presente il frontespizio stampato su doppio foglio (con annotazione sul secondo foglio riguardanti la necessità di inserire la numerazione della tiratura) a cui segue tutta l’Eneide completa (da p. 11 a p. 335). Al secondo volume tutte le Georgiche complete. Tutto il materiale è miniato a mano. Contenuto in una scatola e completo di veline di protezione delle miniature. Formato: 2 v. (335, [3] p.; Da p. 49 a p. 122), 43 cm, quartini sciolti contenuti in una scatola. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

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        Beach Scene With Flags.

      c.'s 1930 - Gelatin silver print. 'Dorien Leigh' stamped credit on reverse. Dimensions: 17.7 x 23 cm.

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        The Shepheard's Calender

      London The Cresset Press Ltd 1930 - LIMITED EDITION of this long poem.This is number 208 of 350 copies on handmade paper and bound in quarter vellum with cream silk covered boards. Designed by George W Jones,printer, at the sign of the Dolphin.The illustrations by John Nash coloured in the stencil process by the Curwen Press London. A lovely copy in boards as issued. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bijouterie]. Dessins de bijoux, bagues et motifs pour bijoux].

      1930-1970 1930 - Environ 3OO dessins sur papier libre le plus souvent calque, en noir ou couleurs du format vignette au format in-quarto. Ensemble considérable d'études au crayon du créateur joaillier Gabriel Blaise à Paris (plusieurs cartons estampés à son nom) au style art déco caractéristique de l'entre-deux guerres (années 30) : très nombreux dessins sur papier-calque ou planches cartonnées en noir ou aquarellés parfois annotés (quelques planches photo publicitaires tardives sont jointes) pour des colliers, bracelets, montres, boucles d'oreille, broches etc. Cachet Goix Frères sur quelques planches (adresse parisienne qui ferma en 1999). Rares archives d'un créateur de bijoux à Paris. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MOBY DICK Or, The Whale

      Cassell and Company. London.1930. FIRST TRADE ROCKWELL KENT EDITION. 8vo. (7.4 x 5.7 inches). Illustrated by Rockwell Kent with woodcuts throughout the text, with full-page plates, chapter head- and tailpieces, other smaller cuts in the text. Finely bound in recent full black morocco, spine with five raised bands, compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single ruled gilt border on boards. Top edge gilt. Published in the same year by the Lakeside Press of Chicago in a large format, three-volume, limited edition, this trade edition proved immensely popular. It has been credited with contributing greatly to the rediscovery of Moby Dick as a classic. A fine copy.

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