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        The Edwardians.

      London: Hogarth Press,, 1930. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine gilt. Spine gently rolled, slight spotting to edges of text block. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author to Peggy Belsher, secretary and head clerk at the Hogarth Press from 1928 to 1936: "For Miss Peggy Belsher, V. Sackville-West (front free endpaper). July 1930". There was also a signed limited edition of 125 copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Entwurf einer Landschaft. Illustré de lithographie par C.-L. Roux. (d.i. Gaston-Louis Roux)

      Editions de la Galerie Simon, Paris 1930 - Paris, Editions de la Galerie Simon 1930. 19,5x26 cm. 28 n.n. S. mit 5 ganzseitigen Originallithographien. Originalbroschur. Raaben 65.10 - Skira 320. - Erste Ausgabe. - 1/900 numerierten, von Einstein und Roux signierten Exemplare auf Van Geldern Bütten. - Mit handschriftlicher Widmung von Daniel Henry Kahnweiler für Jügen Claus auf dem Vorsatz: "von einem alten Freunde Carl Einsteins". - Kahnweiler hat 1920 die Editions und Galerie Simons gegründet die er, unter dem späteren Namen seiner Frau, als Galerie Louise Leiris, bis kurz vor seinem Tode 1979 weiterführte. - Einsteins lyrischer Text, radikal in seiner Gestaltung und begleitet von ebenso radikalen Grafiken des zu Unrecht fast vergessenen Surrealisten Gaston-Louis Roux. - Schönes, fleckenloses Exemplar. - Selten. Sprache: N [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Aquarell. Signiert „J. Weinheber | 1930".

      O. O., Juni 1930. - Ca. 115:115 mm. Gerahmt hinter Glas. Auf der Rückseite des Rahmens eh. bezeichnet „Original Motiv | Wiesenbach NÖ | J. Weinheber, Juni 1930". – Der Trägerkarton an den Ecken etwas bestoßen.

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        Labels

      Duckworth 1930 - Limited signed first edition, no. 99 of 110 copies signed by the author and with a page of manuscript tipped-in. Near fine book, very slight rubbing at spine ends and corners. Frontispiece, maps and b/w photos. 206 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Waugh's First Travel Book. Housed in a custom-made slipcase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Österreich-Ungarns letzter Krieg 1914 - 1918. Bände 1 bis 7 und Beilagenbände 1 bis 7 (ohne Registerband) Hg. vom Österreichischen Kriegsarchiv

      Verlag der Militärwissenschaftlichen Mitteilungen 1930 - 8°, O-Leineneinbände. Band 1: XIX + 835 Seiten, 1930. Beilagenband 1: Skizzen 1 - 56, Beilagen 1 - 28. Band 2: XV + 814 Seiten, 1931. Beilagenband 2: Skizzen 1 - 36, Beilgaen 1 - 40. Band 3: XVI + 624 Seiten, 1932. Beilagenband 3: Skizzen 1 - 20, Beilagen 1 - 32. Band 4: XVII + 745 Seiten, 1933. Beilagenband 4: Skizzen 1 - 4, Beilagen 1 - 29. Band 5: XIV + 746 Seiten, 1934. Beilagenband 5: Beilagen 1 - 35. Band 6: XVIII + 792 Seiten, 1936. Beilagenband 6: Beilagen 1 - 36. Band 7: XIX + 856 Seiten, 1938. Beilagenband 7: Beilagen 1 - 39, 1 Anlagenheft. Alle Bände in gutem Zustand. Bei Band 1 äußeres Leinen von Rückenkante gebrochen, Bindung nicht betroffen. Ohne dem Registerband. Alle Beilagen komplett (!) vorhanden ohne fehlender Nummern 0 S. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung W. Neugebauer GmbH & Co.KG]
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        The Maltese Falcon

      Knopf, 1930 A very good first edition, with matching 1930 date on copyright page and title page and no mention of later printings. Spine of book slightly sun-darkened. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Discours des misères de ce temps [gravures au burin sur cuivre d'Albert Decaris]

      Paris: Le fuseau chargé de laine, 1930. Livre. Illus. by Albert Decaris. Assez bon. En Feuilles. Signé par l'illustrateur. In-4. Paris, Le fuseau chargé de laine, 1930. 33 x 26 cm, in-4, (6) 193 (6) pp. - frontispice et 19 planches hors texte (compris dans la pagination), vignette de titre, 22 gravures dans le texte (en-têtes et culs-de-lampe), 12 lettrines gravées, couverture gravée sur les deux plats (soit 57 gravures au total), en feuilles sous couverture illustrée, chemise et étui muets. Tirage à 359 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 300 sur vergé de Montval (n° 177). Notre exemplaire est enrichi de DEUX DESSINS ORIGINAUX (lavis et mine de plomb) signés de Decaris, au format de l'ouvrage (32 x 25 cm) mais n'ayant pas servi à l'illustration de celui-ci. Rousseurs parfois un peu envahissantes. (MONOD, 9905 ; CARTRET, IV, 347 : "très belle publication recherchée et fort cotée").

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        Ölgemälde \" Apfelblüte im Alten Land \"

       Hübsches kleines Ölgemälde der Apfelblüte im Alten Land ( bei Hamburg ) des Künstlers Eduard Möller. Abmessungen: Höhe x Breite: 44 x 39 cm ( mit Rahmen 52,5 x 48 cm ). Alt gerahmt. Ca. 1930 gemalt, rechts unten signiert. ( Bitte beachten. Aufgrund der Bildgröße hier nur ausgerahmter Versand ohne Rahmen oder aber Selbstabholung des Bildes in meinem Ladengeschäft ). ( Pic erhältlich /webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Altes Land, Alte Land, Vier- und Marschlande, Hamburg, Gemälde, Ölgemälde, Eduard Möller, Möller

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        Discours des misères de ce temps [gravures au burin sur cuivre d'Albert Decaris]

      Le fuseau chargé de laine, Paris 1930 - Paris, Le fuseau chargé de laine, 1930. 33 x 26 cm, in-4, (6) 193 (6) pp. - frontispice et 19 planches hors texte (compris dans la pagination), vignette de titre, 22 gravures dans le texte (en-têtes et culs-de-lampe), 12 lettrines gravées, couverture gravée sur les deux plats (soit 57 gravures au total), en feuilles sous couverture illustrée, chemise et étui muets. Tirage à 359 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 300 sur vergé de Montval (n° 177). Notre exemplaire est enrichi de DEUX DESSINS ORIGINAUX (lavis et mine de plomb) signés de Decaris, au format de l'ouvrage (32 x 25 cm) mais n'ayant pas servi à l'illustration de celui-ci. Rousseurs parfois un peu envahissantes. (MONOD, 9905 ; CARTRET, IV, 347 : "très belle publication recherchée et fort cotée") [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        4 TYPED LETTERS, INCLUDING 3 SIGNED, by the Modernist poet WALLACE GOULD admired by William Carlos Williams & Marsden Hartley.

      Circa, [1930]. [1930] - - Four letters by the poet Wallace Gould addressed to John Hyde Preston, author of "Mad Anthony Wayne" and "Revolution 1776" and associated with "Direction" Magazine. Three of the letters are signed by Gould, the other unsigned but with a manuscript correction in the poet's hand. All four letters are typed on 14 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide buff paper. Each, directly or indirectly mentions his book "Aphrodite" which he would like to correct and revise by hand. In what appears to be the first letter, with over 400 words densely typed on one page, Gould writes to Preston: "I have intended to write you. I shall ask you if you possess a volume of Aphrodite. If so, would you find it interesting to possess in exchange for it another, with subsequent corrections and revisions? I have a great desire to place such a volume in your possession frankly with the ulterior motive of its being thus preserved for posterity. Like so many other publishing houses, the Macaulay house is primarily interested in socialism and negrophilism and memoirs of famous bad women, including Peggy Joyce, but not Aphrodite, and has taken up the publication of poetry only as a new broom to sweep out Eleanor Glynn." Far from wealthy, Gould inquires whether a play to be performed at the University is free: "And do I understand rightly that a Greek play is to be given soon at the University? . And like Pericles, does Jefferson open the theater free to the mob? I quiver in suspense." Signed in full "Wallace Gould".In a second letter, nearly 600 words densely typed on 2 pages, Gould again inquires about Aphrodite, apologizing for the necessity of trading copies with Preston because his "financial affairs have come to a crisis here." He comments on Preston's forthcoming book "Mad Anthony Wayne": "I am eager to read the history of your American madman. Get the publishers to do up the book, so that you will have no excuse for not sending it." He goes on to say: "You asked about Farmville. Farmville is where Lee surrendered ----- southern Virginia, middle southern, a hundred and some miles from Richmond. No, less than a hundred. Peggy Hopkins Joyce and I put Farmville on the map. She was born here." Signed in full.In his third letter of approximately 380 words, Gould now addresses his friend as "My dear Preston" and indirectly inquires if Preston has received his copy of Aphrodite. He goes on to reveal that "You and Alfred Kreymborg are the only ones I ever write to, these days. Do you know Alfred? He is an exception to the rule that applies to the artistic cult, so far as old fashioned friendship goes." He later asks, "By the way, honey, solve a mystery for me if you can. In the November number of Harper's (I think November) there was a sonnet with a strange theme. It was written by a woman by the name of Onsett or some such name and was called Expatriate ------- was all about some poor devil playing solitaire as I do in my own poems, exactly, and about teakwood (which I would not have in the house). But the rest of it ran true, even to the end, at which point the expatriate, whatever that is, went to the window and looked out on the night, and off, up toward Maine. Strange, is it not?" Gould has made 2 corrections in pencil and signed in pencil "Wallace Gould". The left edge of this letter is roughed and the letter is slightly soiled and creased with several finger smudges as if it had been handled frequently.His last sad letter, nearly 400 words, speaks of deep poverty: "There must come a change before I do more work. My very soul is sick with disgust and boredom. For the first time in my life I have been powerless to act ------ to rouse myself and get out of it all. Sheer poverty has forced me to chloroform all but three of my only spiritual companions, my cats, and for them I have three bottles of chloroform ready. I read your letter with a thrill for you, however, and particularly your hopes of going westward, willy-nilly, even though with money. Go on. Make yourse [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Schwarzes Revier.

      - Bln., Fischer 1930, Or.-Ln.m.illustr.Schutzumschl.151 S., 127 Fotos d.Verf.auf 64 Taf., Band-u.Umschlagentw.(m.Fotomontage) v.W.Beucke.1.Ausg.dieser berühmten Reportage aus dem Ruhrgebiet.Umschlagränder etw.berieben, mit kl.Einrissen u.2 kl.Fehlstellen, Schnitt schwach stockig, sonst schönes Expl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Castle - a novel.

      Martin Secker, London. 1930 - First U.K. edition. Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir. Octavo. pp xii, 451. Eight-page Introductory Note by Edwin Muir. Pages largely unopened. The first of Kafka's books to appear in English.Neat gift inscription on front free endpaper. Tail of spine a bit faded. Very good indeed in very good indeed, slightly nicked and rubbed dustwrapper faintly darkened at the spine. A bright and presentable copy of one of the towering achievements of European literature. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        Eva

      First edition, one of 15 numbered copies on Montval, deluxe edition after 6 pearly Japan.Nice copy in double coverage and presented in shirt and holster from the publisher. Grasset Paris 1930 17,5x22,5cm broché sous chemise et étui

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        The Tale of Little Pig Robinson

      Philadelphia: David MacKay Company,, 1930. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and pictorial pig motif to front board in maroon and gilt, titles to spine in maroon, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Housed in a blue cloth solander box. Frontispiece, 5 colour illustrations, and 34 full-page black and white illustrations by the author. A fine copy. First US edition, first printing. McKay were prepared to publish more black and white illustrations than Warne, resulting in an additional 12 drawings appearing in the US edition, as well as 13 head and tails for the chapters. The colour plates were the same for both editions. The two editions were likely published simultaneously, though the exact publication date of the US edition is unknown.

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        Banalité. Illustré de réogrammes et recherches d'objets de (Fabian) Loris et (Roger) Parry.

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

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

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

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        THE UNHOLY THREE

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

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        The Savoy Cocktail Book

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

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

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

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

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

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        Autograph quotation signed.

      [Antibes], 22. I. 1930. - Large 4to. 1 p. "La santé est le seul et unique principe de vie pour le corps humain: pour un peuple c'est l'union avec l'accord et non la guerre qui le fera vivre [.]". - Mounted on cardboard.

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

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

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        1. Salmon, Andre: Clément Redko. - 2. George, Waldemar: [Joseph] Csaky. Avec in poème de Blaise Cendrars.

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

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        Civilization and its Discontents.

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

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        Corps et biens

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

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        The Murder at the Vicarage

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

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

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

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        The Shepheards Calender. Conteyning Twelve Æglogues Proportionable to the Twelve Monethes.

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

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        Hirosaki Castle in Moonlight

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

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        Lettering for Students and Craftsmen.

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

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Christmas Journey.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        A Roving Commission

      

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Gulliver's Travels

      

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

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        WHEN I WAS VERY YOUNG

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

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

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

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        Douze contes de Paris et de Provence

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Poems 1886–1929.

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Scarab Murder Case

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

      [Bookseller: Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable]
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