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        Very Good Jeeves

      McClelland and Stewart 1930 - A lovely copy of a rare item. The artwork is the same as the UK first, and The book is the same height as the UK first, which changes in later titles . The wrapper is original and secured on the edges with invisible archival tape,absolutely no fade or discolouration . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        Corps et biens EDITION ORIGINALE Service de presse ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Nrf, 1930. Fine. Nrf, Paris 1930, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition, one of the copies of the press service. Precious autograph signed by the author Janine and Raymond Queneau: "... before whom I ironed the review board" enriched with a drawing of a little elephant trunk of which stands the name of Robert Desnos . A slightly split bit Length. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Robert Desnos à Janine et Raymond Queneau : "... devant qui j'ai repassé le conseil de révision" enrichi d'un dessin représentant un petit éléphant de la trompe duquel s'élève le nom de Robert Desnos. Un mors très légèrement fendu en pied.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Les contrerimes de P.-J. Toulet avec des gravures au burin de J.-E. Laboureur.

      - Imprimé aux dépens de H.-M. Petiet et se vend 11 rue d'Assas à Paris, 1930. In-4 en ff. libres, 145-(7) pp., sous couverture imprimée sur papier Japon, chemise demi-parchemin à lacets de soie, et étui (défauts minimes à l'étui). Impressions typographiques et mise en page de Daragnès. Un des chefs-d'oeuvre de Laboureur. Tirage limité à 301 exemplaires numérotés, SIGNÉ par l'artiste au colophon. Joint : une lettre manuscrite signée de la librairie Henri Creuzevault, décrivant l'ouvrage (annotée par le destinataire). Bel exemplaire. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        His Monkey Wife or, Married to a Chimp [Inscribed / Signed Uncorrected Proof]

      London: Peter Davies. Excellent condition of the book itself with some clear signs of external wear to the slipcase. Uncorrected proof of this unforgettable minor classic of 20th century fiction. The Bildungsroman of a sensitive ape as she develops herself to marriagable accomplishments for the wife of a missionary, and her disappointments with human society as she experiences it. Inscribed by Collier, "To Kenneth Marshall with many happy returns" on New Year's Eve in the year of publication. Very Rare !. London, Peter Davies, 1930. 8°. 274 pages. Original Softcover (publisher's plain wrappers) in protective Mylar and bespoke slipcase. Excellent condition of the book itself with some clear signs of external wear to the slipcase. Uncorrected proof of this unforgettable minor classic of 20th century fiction. The Bildungsroman of a sensitive ape as she develops herself to marriagable accomplishments for the wife of a missionary, and her disappointments with human society as she experiences it. Inscribed by Collier, "To Kenneth Marshall with many happy returns" on New Year's Eve in the year of publication. Very Rare ! While he had written some short stories during the period in which he was trying to find success as a poet, his career did not take shape until the publication of His Monkey Wife in 1930. It enjoyed a certain small popularity and critical approval that helped to sell his short stories. Biographer Richardson explained the literary context for the book: His Monkey Wife is the last among light early-twentieth-century fantasies that include G. K. Chesterton's The Man Who Was Thursday (1908), Max Beerbohm's Zuleika Dobson (1911), and Virginia Woolf's Orlando (1928). Collier's book, however, appeared immediately after the economic crash and the start of the Great Depression in 1929, when the tone of the literary and intellectual world darkened. While his novel was well received, it did not achieve the fame of the earlier fantasies. ... Much in this novel echoes, without Swift's bitterness, the contrast between Gulliver and the rational Houyhnhnms in Gulliver's Travels (1726). Collier's style, however, is playful; he borrows heavily from Joseph Conrad, parodies the style of Thomas De Quincey ... and otherwise sustains the light and artificial tone by literary borrowings throughout. As a private joke, Collier wrote a decidedly cool four-page review of His Monkey Wife, describing it as an attempt "to combine the qualities of the thriller with those of what might be called the decorative novel," and concluding with the following appraisal of the talents of its author: "From the classical standpoint his consciousness is too crammed for harmony, too neurasthenic for proportion, and his humor is too hysterical, too greedy, and too crude." Author Peter Straub has done the same with fake, negative reviews, in admiration of Collier. (Wikipedia)

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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        Orbis Pictus.

      (Baden-Baden, Merlin-Verlag, [1930]).. Qu.-Gr.-Fol. OHlwd.-Mappe mit Buntpapierbezügen und mont. Deckelschild (Innenlasche mit Eckknick). 1 Bl. und 26 Tafeln mit zus. 148 Zeichnungen.. Erste Ausgabe. - Nr. 111 von 280 Exemplaren (Gesamtaufl. 300). - Die Zeichnungen schuf Kubin bereits 1927. - Arnold, Malerbücher 1739. Horodisch, Buchillustr. D 17. Horodisch, Taschenbibliogr. 227. Marks A 102. Raabe, Kubin 397. - Titelzeichnung und ein Blatt mit Randknick, sonst tadelloses Exemplar auf zwei verschiedenfarbenen Büttenpapieren von Ingres. Druck durch die Graphische Anstalt Ganymed in Berlin. - Selten. - Im Druckvermerk von Kubin signiert.

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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        D'Ariane à Zoé Alphabet galant et sentimental agrémenté de vers de proses EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Librairie de France, 1930. Fine. Librairie de France, Paris 1930, 23x30cm, en feuilles sous couvertures, chemise et étui. - Original edition published in 220 copies, ours, one of 150 numbered copies on Arches paper. Texts in verse and prose, by H. De Regnier, J. Giraudoux, Comtesse de Noailles, Colette, Mauriac, Larbaud Tharaud, Jealous, Marsan, Chenevièr Maurois, Valery, Morand, Arnoux, Cassou, D'Houville, Vaudoyer Neighbors, Mac Orlan, Miomandre, Raucat, Lacretelle Beucler, Henriot, Derème Fosca. Original lithographs by Dunoyer de Segonzac, R.Dufy, B.Mahn, M.Laurencin, E.Legrand, M.Lydis, Daragnès, Chas Laborde, etc. Beautiful specimen. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale parue à 220 exemplaires, le nôtre, un des 150 exemplaires numérotés sur papier d'Arches.Textes en vers et prose, par H. De Régnier, J. Giraudoux, Comtesse de Noailles, Colette, Mauriac, Larbaud, Tharaud, Jaloux, Marsan, Chenevière, Maurois, Valéry, Morand, Arnoux, Cassou, D'Houville, Vaudoyer, De Voisins, Mac Orlan, Miomandre, Raucat, Lacretelle, Beucler, Henriot, Derème, Fosca. Lithographies originales de Dunoyer de Segonzac, R.Dufy, B.Mahn ,M.Laurencin, E.Legrand, M.Lydis, Daragnes, Chas Laborde, etc. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Zwei englischsprachige Prospekte zur Hamlet-Ausgabe.

      . Weimar circa 1930.238 x 213 bzw.364 x 239 mm.Einblattdrucke in der Hamlet-Fraktur auf Maillol-Kessler-Bütten mit je 1 Originalholzschnitt v.Edward Gordon Craig.Das (rückseitig unbedruckte) kleinere Bl.mit Ankündigung d.deutschsprachigen Drucks (mit 75 Holzschnitten) für Juli 1929 u.den Ausgabenvarianten u.Preisen.Der 2seitige Prospekt der englischen Ausgabe (mit 80 Graphiken) mit dem Ausgabejahr 1930, den Auflagen-u.Preisvarianten u.rückseitig Anzeige der früheren Drucke "The Eclogues of Virgil", "Hofmannsthal, Der Tod des Tizian" u."Goertz, Zwei Novellen" sowie Ankündigung v."The Song of Songs" u."Rilke, the Duinese Elegies".Sehr gut erhalten..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Die Schmiede]
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        Physiologie du goût, ou Méditations de Gastronomie transcendante; Ouvrage théorique, historique et à l'ordre du jour, Dédié aux Gastronomes parisiens, par un professeur, .

      Paris Piazza () 1930 - 2 Bde. 4°. Mit 1 Orig.-Aquarell v. Charles Huard, 10 Farbtaf., 91 rad. Vignetten u. 2 Extra-Suiten (101 sw.-Taf. u. 10 farb. Taf.). 201 S., 1 Bl.; 211 S., 1 Bl. Obrosch. in Orig.-Decken u. Schuber. (Etw. berieb. u. best.). Die Skizzen in einer seperaten Schachtel. Sehr schönes Exemplar. Nr. 27 v. 30 Ex. (GA: 150) auf Japon Imperial mit den beiden Extra-Suiten auf Japon Mince u. dem Orig.-Aquarell. Dieses Ex. enthält außerdem 2 Orig.-Tuschezeichnungen, jwls. auf Vors. mont. "Das berühmteste Buch, das je über die Gastronomie geschrieben wurde". (Schraemli 78). - "Das bekannteste seiner Werke ist "La Physiologie du Goût" (Die Physiologie des Geschmacks, 1826 erschienen, 1865 ins Deutsche übersetzt), an dem er 25 Jahre lang gearbeitet haben soll. Darin geht es nicht nur um die Zubereitung exquisiter Speisen, sondern grundsätzlich um sehr geistvolle Theorien zu Tafelfreuden, eine Art Lebenslehre. Insbesondere wird hier zwischen Gourmand (französisch für Schlemmer) und Gourmet (französisch für Feinschmecker) unterschieden. Mit seinem Buch begründete er eine neue Form des Schreibens über Essen und trug in Europa wesentlich zur Weiterentwicklung der Kochkunst bei". Berühmt sind seine Aphorismen wie beispielsweise "Ein echter Feinschmecker, der ein Rebhuhn verspeist hat, kann sagen, auf welchem Bein es zu schlafen pflegte" oder "Ein gutes Essen ohne Dessert ist wie eine einäugige Schönheit". Die Farbtafeln und Vignetten stammen von Charles Huard (1874 - 1965). Er war Maler, Kupferstecher und Zeichner der unter anderem die Werke von Honoré de Balzac des Conrad Verlags illustrierte und schnell Weltruf erlangte. - Buchblock gelockert. Francais; 4,001 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kochkunst Bibliothek]
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        Saint Johnson

      The Dial Press, New York 1930 - Red cloth, gilt spine titling. Spine ends/tips slightly rubbed. Gilt tarnished. Ridge and tiny indentation to spine. Decorated endpages with previous owner name to ffep. Bookstore blindstamp to endpages. DJ in mylar toned/chipped at spine ends/corners, with a few tiny holes along gutter. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: curtis paul books, inc.]
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        BANALITÉ: ILLUSTRÉ DE RÉOGRAMMES ET RECHERCHES D'OBJECTS DE LORIS ET PARRY

      (PARRY, ROGER). Fargue, Leon-Paul & Roger Parry. BANALITÉ: ILLUSTRÉ DE RÉOGRAMMES ET RECHERCHES D'OBJECTS DE LORIS ET PARRY. Paris: Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Francaise, 1930. First Edition 1/300. 4to. Printed Wrappers. Livre D'Artiste. Near Fine./No Jacket - As Issued.. 84pp + xvi, 16 full page monochrome gravure illustrations. Text in French. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. "Banalité" is one of the most striking collaborations of word and image in the realm of the photographically illustrated Surrealist book. It marries Leon-Paul Fargue's previously-published 1922 volume of prose and poems with sixteen dramatic, then-new full page images reproduced in lush sepia-toned gravure by the noted French photographer and cinematographer Roger Parry. An exceptionally bright, well-preserved example of this stunning modernist collaboration (cited on pages 100-101 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume I") from the standard trade edition limited to three hundred NUMBERED (214/300) copies on Imperial Japon paper showing just a bit of wear to the extremities of the wrappers. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 024548

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        The Maltese Falcon

      New York, NY: Alfred Knopf, 1930., 1930. First Edition. Octavo, pp. 268. Bound in publisher's pale blue cloth, with a falcon embossed to front board, titles to spine, and publisher's imprint to rear board; top edge stained blue. With bookseller's ticket. Binding is a little rubbed, corners bumped, minor fraying at spine ends, some scuffs and marks to boards, a little shaken in its case. Internally clean and free from spotting, ownership inscription to front flyleaf. Featuring Sam Spade, Hammett's most famous detective and the virtual prototype of the "tough-guy" private investigator. Adapted for the big screen several times, this is one of the acknowledged masterpieces of the hard-boiled detective genre. Bookseller's ticket, "The Chaucer Head Bookshop" to rear pastdown.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Ancient Operative Masonry (inscribed By S.R. Parchment to Widow of Max Heindel)sub-titled: A Treatise on Ancient Operative Masonry and the Mysteries of Antiquity

      --San Francisco Center--Rosicrucian Fellowship, San Francisco 1930 - 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. 209p. Front panel has images of Zodiac, stars, and the Rosy Cross in an early artistic depiction. Light wear along edges with some light pencil marks but a good copy and Inscribed January 27,1931: "A birthday remembrance to our Beloved Leader, Mrs. Max Heindel. May the great-Cosmic Law grant unto thee both Wisdom and Strength to Steer the Good Ship of the Elder Brothers of the cross, and permit thee to Spend many more birthday [sic] in our midst. Your friend and coworker, S.R. Parchment." The Rosicrucian Anthroposophical League was founded in 1932 by S.R. Parchment, as astrologer and occultist who trained with Max Heindel. During the 1920's Parchment became a leader in the Rosicrucian Fellowship founded by Heindel which published his early writings. However, he broke away from the fellowship center in San Francisco. He became famous for his textbook, Astrology, Mundane and Spiritual. A remarkable copy in terms of its connection with the earliest influence on Parchment and inscribed just weeks after the copy came out. ex-library stamp on front endpaper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        Das Zauberboot. Ein Bilderbuch zum Drehen, Bewegen und Verwandeln. (Das neue Wunderhaus).

      Herbert Stuffer,, Berlin 1930 - 8vo. original cloth-backed decorated boards. 7. - 11. Tsd. Some spotting, sewn binding a little weak. A series of moveables, the pulls thumbed, but all working. With a loose plate of blanks in pocket at rear. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        Hacking New York

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1930. Octavo. Original red boards, printed paper labels to spine and front board. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly rolled, minor foxing to edges, contents lightly toned, occasional marginal scoring. A very good copy in the price-clipped and lightly foxed jacket, with toned spine, and some short closed tears and shallow chips to extremities. First edition, first printing of this first-person narrative of a taxi driver, in the lovely art deco jacket (designer uncredited). Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Originalaufnahmen von der Südamerika-Fahrt des Luftschiffes LZ 127 "Graf Zeppelin" vom 18. Mai bis 6. Juni 1930

      Friedrichshafen: Graphische Abteilung des Luftshiffbau Zeppelin,, 1930. 60 photographically printed cards (168 × 120 mm), together with printed captioned list, loose as issued in the original card case with title and illustration to the upper panel. Case a little rubbed and soiled, retaining tongue creased, the picture cards clean and unmarked, very good. First edition, and only edition. Uncommon, just one copy recorded on OCLC, ETH-Bibliothek, Zurich. Superb pictorial record of the Europe-Pan American demonstration flight, Friedrichshafen - Seville - Brazil - Lakehurst, NJ - Seville - Friedrichshafen. A regularly scheduled commercial passenger, mail, and freight service between Germany and Brazil was established two years later, and ran for five years until LZ 127 was decommissioned and retired immediately following the Hindenburg disaster.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Signed Block Print from Mad Man's Drum [Scientist speaking to a crowd]

      [Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith] [c.1930], [New York] - A signed block print from 'Mad Man's Drum' printed on Japanese tissue and mounted. The image measures 14 cm x 9 cm (same as the book). The image is in near fine condition. In pencil at the foot of the tissue leaf is "MMD E132" Signed in pencil by Ward under the image in the right corner. The image (no. 113) is of the Scientist's speaking to a crowd of his losses. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Les rencontres de monsieur de Bréot Tirage de tête

      Paris: A. & G. Mornay, 1930. Fine. A. & G. Mornay, Paris 1930, 16,5x20cm, broché. - Illustrated edition, one of 78 copies on Japan, ours, one of 12 copies of registered trade-off printed specially for Gaston Morancé, leading copy.Notre edition is illustrated with many beautiful color illustrations in and Inserts George Barbier .First flat folded cover color illustrations by George Barbier. Spine slightly lightened by sun light with a small spot. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition illustrée, un des 78 exemplaires sur Japon, le nôtre, un des 12 exemplaires hors-commerce nominatifs imprimé spécialement pour Gaston Morancé, tirage de tête. Notre édition est illustrée de nombreuses et belles illustrations en couleurs in et hors-texte de George Barbier. Premier plat de couverture rempliée illustré en couleurs par George Barbier. Dos légèrement insolé comportant une petite tache.

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        A Treatise on Money; Volume I & II

      Harcourt, Brace and Company 1930 - 2 Vols., First Edition, First Printings; in price-clipped dust jackets. Very Good. Previous owner gift inscription and book plate in both volumes. Cloth shows light wear and rubbing. Fading to cloth at the spine ends. Volume II shows a bit more wear externally, with a ding to the bottom edge of the bottom board, and a dampstain to the base of the spine cloth and dust jacket. Both dust jacket show rubbing, tanning and some overall wear; with once again more wear to the jacket of Volume II, with a partially split and taped rear fold. Rarely seen in dust jackets. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        ARCHIVE OF THE OPERATIC CAREER OF FRANK FOREST, MAINLY IN THE 1930s: Compiled by himself, a world-famous performer on stage, screen, and radio

      1930 - This archive comprises five thick albums/scrap books of various sizes, six manila folders of professional photographs, a folder of publicity materials, and a few loose programmes. These are all arranged in rough chronological order, although the contents of the albums often overlap each other. Included are: myriad newspaper clippings re FF and his career in all three media; magazine articles; advertisements for FF's services and announcements of performances; original photographs (professionally taken and candid shots) of FF, sometimes in costume and in performance; many movie stills from FF's films, and professionally-taken "on set" shots; letters and telegrams; press releases; operatic and other performance programmes; record catalogs containing FF songs; invitations; publicity materials; contracts; and odds and ends. The condition of the five albums is spotty: some of the items inside are chipped or even tattered, many of them have come unglued, some (mostly articles received from a clipping service) are simply laid in. Some of the pages have hand-lettered labels, providing dates, names of people, and locations of events. Taken as a group, the materials in this archive provide a comprehensive picture of the life and career of a performer who was world-famous, especially in the 1930s and 40s, not only as an opera star, but also as a radio and movie star. ~~ The first album, containing most of the earliest material, has a padded, tattered floral cover, tied. Its 40 pages are 8 ½" x 11 ¼" and their contents cover the years 1930-1933, with some of the clippings written in Italian and some items simply laid in at the back. After a 9 ¼" x 6 ½" professional head shot of FF, the album starts with the 1930 material relating to FF's "debut" in March, singing baritone in Faenza, Italy, in "La Boheme". These items include congratulatory telegrams and letters (mostly from family members) housed in a glued-in envelope, news clippings (some from Minnesota papers, one of which refers to FF as "Edgar L. Hayek's brother"), a broadside (10" x 6 ½") announcing his debut performance, newspaper reviews, postcards showing the theater, etc. Also from 1930 are FF's contract dated 16 January, 1930 with a theater in Milan, pages of news clippings (reviews, etc.), a congratulatory note in May from Giuseppina Cavallero re his "splendid success", clippings of articles and reviews re other FF performances that Spring, and broadsides for "Pagliacci" (May 7) and "La Traviata" (Sept. 28). The year concludes with a professional head shot of FF and his note that in November, 1930, he entered a "New Era" changing "from baritone to tenor," and that he received his "first contract one year later as leading tenor at La Scala." From 1931 is a snapshot (5 ½" x 4") taken in Palermo of FF and Edith Mason ("the great soprano of the Chicago Opera and fine companion" who sang with FF in "Madame Butterfly" in 1932) and an article about La Scala's 1931-32 season. There are 10½ pages of news clippings from 1932, 2 pages of telegrams congratulating him on his being 'engaged for La Scala," a snapshot of labeled singers (5 men, 1 woman), a ¾-length professional shot of FF in uniform as Pinkerton labeled "Butterfly," and two ads for "Franco Foresta-Hayek" for May and June, 1932, in the classical music magazine Musical America (one with a head shot), and a large folded announcement of operas at Teatro Kursaal di Lugano in Sept.-Oct. Material from 1933--the year of FF's film debut in a British movie filmed in Venice-- includes two snapshots: "In our garden" with composer Richard Hageman and wife; and 13 photos taken in Venice during the making of the film "For Love of You" (some labeled on verso by Roberta's son); and 6½ pages of clippings and several invitations to dances, etc. hosted by political figures. There are also 3 snapshots of FF and people around a piano, stamped "Porter's Cleveland, Hollywood, CA" on verso, and several items in an envelope labeled Il Piccolo Teatrale [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Home Bartender's Guide and Song Book

      New York: Experimenter Publications, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition. In About Very Good condition. Previous owners business card and stamp to front paste down. Binding fragile, with partial split at title page, and exposure at base occasionally throughout. Covers lightly soiled, edge worn, fraying at spine ends. A lovely prohibition era cocktail book, featuring recipes and drinking songs.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        On Being Ill

      London: Hogarth Press 1930 - Limited Edition. Octavo. 35 pages. Hand-set by the author. Hand-printed by the author and Leonard Woolf. Decoration by Vanessa Bell. Marbled endpapers. Partially uncut pages. Parchment-backed cloth. Number 80 of 250 copies signed by the author. Near fine in a very good dust jacket, housed in a custom-made slipcase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Almanach KMENE. complete set of 9 volumes !

      Praha Klub modernich nakladetelu (Club of Modern Publishers) 1930. 9 Bände. Enthält die Jahrgänge 1930-31 bis 1938 sowie 1948. 9 volumes Oktav. Illustrierte Broschuren. Original wrappers. - Gebrauchssspuren, teils angestaubt, Umschläge etwas bestossen. Alle Exemplare mit den hervorragend gestalteten Umschlägen erhalten. All with the excellent designed covers.. Rare complete almanch with contributions by Biebl, Hoffmeister, Seifert, Styrsky, Teige, Toyen etc. photographs by Sudek, cover design by Teige. The almanach was not published while the German occupation. Sehr seltener kompletter Alamanach mit Beiträgen von Biebl, Hoffmeister, Seifert, Styrsky, Teige, Toyen etc. Fotografien teils von Sudek. Enthält die Jahrgänge 1930/31;1931/32;1932/33;1933/34;1934/1935;1935/36;1936/37 und 1937/38 sowie 1948. Dieses sind die regulären Jahrgangs-Bände, es gab u.a. 1932 noch einen Milostny und 1934 noch einen Jaro (Liebes- bzw. Frühlings-Almanach). siehe www.slovnikceskeliteratury.cz

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        THE COLOPHON A BOOK COLLECTOR'S QUARTERLY

      New York: Pynson Publishers, 1930. TWENTY VOLUMES COMPLETE. Printed quarterly from 1930-1935. Over half of the issues have prospecti, advertisement for coming issues, and an issue of the ":Colophon Crier" laid-in. Several volumes with miniscule chipping at head of spine. Part Five contains the elusive etching by David Milne, signed in pencil by the artist. A very nice, clean set of Volumes 1-20 of this series on fine arts. Additional postage will be required. . First Edition. Illustrated Boards.. Almost No Wear/No Jacket. Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books]
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        ALBUM OF VERNACULAR PHOTOGRAPHS, TAKEN DURING A TRIP TO INDIA, CIRCA 1930-1935, FEATURING A NOTABLE HORSEMANSHIP EVENT AS WELL AS ANCIENT RUINS IN JAMMU AND KASHMIR

      1930. Original photograph album. Original Boards. Very Good. This album contains 134 photographs, mounted with corners to black cardstock leaves. The photographs vary in size from 4.75" x 3.5" to 2.5" x 2". In an album of tan cloth boards; edges of boards rubbed. 10" x 13" Following a few views from a visit to New Zealand, the port and mountains of Aden are shown from the approach at sea. Then come three photogaphs of the ancient Aden tanks, also known as the Taliwa Tanks or the Cisterns of Taliwa, considered one of the greatest, historical engineering feats of South Arabia. This album, however, is centered on India, mainly Kashmir, and begins with about 20 photographs of a grand horsemanship competition involving cavalry regiments. Indian Army soldiers are also seen firing rifles in a large park. A highlight of the album are the photographs of Naranag Temple and ruins, an impressive relic of early architecture, situated near Wangat in the Sind Valley, at the base of Harmukh Mountain. Also seen are views of the Hari Parbat Fort in Srinagar, along with birdseye views of the expansive city of Srinagar, local men at work, felled trees being floated down-river, &c.

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        Presenting Silhouette: A New Pattern in 1847 Rogers Bros Silverplate [WITH POCHOIR PLATES]

      Rogers Bros Silverplate, International Silver and Co, Meriden, CT 1930 - Folio. Unpaginated. [14]pp. Original spiral bound black and silver decorative stiff wrappers. This splendid work introduces "Silhouette," the new silverware pattern from 1847 Rogers Bros.* Illustrated with two tipped-in heliogravures and two striking pochoir plates by Reynaldo Luza, this catalogue was created and printed in Paris by Draeger. Head and tail of spine slightly chipped. Moderate and sporadic creasing to covers. Wrappers in overall good-, interior in very good, pochoir plates in near fine to fine condition. * The Rogers Brothers (Simeon, and William) had established a shop in Hartford, Connecticut in the 1840s. The brothers were known for the high quality of their wares and when they felt they had perfected the electroplating process** in 1847 they marked their product with their name. In 1862 the Rogers brothers moved to Meriden, Connecticut, the center of the Britannia ware industry. Britannia ware, an alloy that resembled pewter, could easily be cast into fancy hollowware pitchers and other decorative articles, which were then electroplated. Rogers Bros. became part of the Meriden Britannia company. The Meriden Britannia company absorbed dozens of other silverware makers in the area and expanded its operation overseas, after which it became known as the International Silver Company. International Silver may have used the 1847 Rogers mark as early as 1852. The successor to the International Silver Company is still in business and uses the 1847 trademark to this day. Popular patterns in 1847 Rogers Bros. include Columbia (1893), Charter Oak (1906), Ancestral (1924), Adoration (1930), First Love (1937), Vintage (1940), and the later version of Daffodil (1950). ** The technique of electroplating a thin coat of silver over a base metal became feasible in the 1840s. The base metal selected for flat tableware was usually nickel silver, a misnomer which actually contained no silver but was an alloy of nickel, zinc and copper. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Mariner's Mirror. The International Journal of the Society for Nautical Research. Volume 16 (1930) to Volume 75 (1989) with Index and Bibliographies as called for. A MAGNIFICENT, UNBROKEN PRIVATE RUN

      Society for Nautical Research 1930-1989 41 bound volumes plus 19 volumes in 76 original parts, 8vo. , First Edition, with numerous photographs, illustrations, maps, charts and diagrams throughout; bound volumes in facsimile Navy Records Society binding of ivory buckram, blue buckram backs lettered in gilt, original parts in pictorial or printed wrappers, all volumes and parts in near fine state. In addition to the main volumes, this run includes the bound Index to volumes 1 - 35, wrappered indexes to volumes 36 - 55, 56 - 65 and 66 - 70, and individual volume indexes to volumes 58, 70, 72 and 74. Also present are the Mariner's Mirror Bibliographies for the years 1983 - 1988 inclusive. It is most unusual to find a run of this magnitude without ex - library or ex - institutional markings. THE IMAGE SHOWS ONLY A SMALL PORTION OF THE RUN. PRIVATE RUNS OF THIS LENGTH, INTEGRITY AND CONDITION AS VERY SCARCE.

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        Hürlimann ( Hrsg. ), Martin: Atlantis: Länder, Völker, Reisen. Atlantis Verlag, Zürich und Freiburg i. Br.:1930: 2//1932: 9//34: 3//35: 5//36: 2, 6//37: 4, 5, 7//39: 2, 8, 9// 1941: 5//43: 1// 45: Sonderheft: Die andere Welt//48: 11 1950: 6//51: 10, 12, 12//52: 2, 5, 6//53: 4, 7//54: 10, 12// 55: 3, 10, 12// 1957: 8, 11// 1961: 7, 10//62: 2, 5//63: 7//64: 1-6//alles! 287 - 309 du + Atlantis. Du. Die Zeitschrift für Kunst und Kultur. Zürich: Conzett & Huber. 4to. Jedes Heft mit zahlreichen, teils farbigen Abbildungen. Farb. illustrierte Orig.-Umschläge. 1941: 8// 1942: 9//1944: 3//1946: 2//1947: 3, 5, 7, 9, 12//1948: 1, 2// 1949: 1, 5, 7, 7, 9, 10. 1950: 1, 8, 1951: 1, 2, 7, 8, 11 1952: 2, 4, 10, 11 1953: 5, 6, 9, 12. 1954: 3, 4, 8, 10. 1955: 1, 1, 8, 9, 10, 12 1956: 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. 1957: 2, 2, 3, 4, 11. 1958, 2, 2, 5, 9. 1959: 217, 221, 222, 224, 224, 226, 1961: 240/ 243 - 247 1962: 254/ 256/258 / 259/260/ 261 1963: 265/ 264/ 267/ 271/ 273/ 274/ 1964: 278/ 279/ 280/ 281/ 282/ 284/ 285/ 286 1965: 287/ 287/ 290/ 291/ 292/ 293/ 294/ 296/ 1966: 300/ 301/ 302/ 304/ 306/ 307/ 309/ 1967: 311/ 314/ 315/ 315/ 316/ 317/318/ 319/ 321/ 322 1968: 323/ 323/ 324/ 325/ 326/ 327/ 328/ 330/ 333/ 334/ 1969: 336/337/ 338/ 339/ 340/ 341/ 342/ 344/ 344/ 345/ 1970: 348, 349, 352, 354, 356, 357, 358 1971: 1972: 371/ 377/ 378/ 380/ 381/ 382 3x/ 1973: 384/ 384/ 387/ 388/ 390/ 392/ 393 1974: 396/397/397/401/402/402/403/405/406/406/406/ 1975: 407/407/408/410/412/414/417/418 1976: 419/421/425/427/428/429/430 1977: 431/432/433/434/435/437/438/438/441/442 1978: 447/448/449/450/451/453/454/454 1979: 456/457/461/465/466 1980: 467/468/471/472/474/475/477/478/478 1981: 481/483/484/485/487/489/490/ 1983: 511 1984: 515/516/517/522/523/524/526 1985: 527/528/530/531/534/535/537/537 1986: 540/543/544/548 1987: 551/554/560/562 1988: 568 1989: 577/578/579/580/581/584/586 1990: 587/589/591/593 1991: 600/600/601/606/610 1992: 617/618/620/621 1993: 622/626/628/631 1994: 634/637/642 1995: 645/647/650/655/656 1996: 665 1997: 669/670/677 1998: 679/680/686/688/690 1999: 693/693/697 2000: 704/705 2001: 714/716/722 2002: 727/729/732 2003: 733/735/735/737/739 [Spezialausgabe] 2004: 743/746/747/748/749/751 2005: 753/754/756/757/758/759/760/761 2006: 767/768 2007: 773, 775 2008: 783

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        RHODODENDRON PIE

      Chatto & Windus, London 1930 - Extremely scarce first English edition of Margery Sharp's first novel. 297pp plus Chatto advertisements. Cloth grubby and faded. PO signature plus private library stamp. Front hinge starting o/w binding sound. Foxing to half title. Text clean. Damage (insect?) to last advert page, rfep and inner rear board (see image). All our UK orders are sent by First Class post. All profits to Amnesty International. Size: 13cm - 19cm [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Quatorze Lithographies Originales de Toulouse-Lautrec pour Illustrer des Chansons

      A. Richard, Paris 1930 - 1/100. Folio. [4]pp (text), 14 loose plates, as issued. Original printed paper portfolio with red and black lettering on front cover. Title page in red and black lettering. In 1895, Toulouse-Lautrec was commissioned to create fourteen lithographic song sheet covers for the popular ballads of Desire Dihau (Loys Delteil 129 to 142). This work is the complete portfolio comprising the 14 lithographs in black. One of 100 copies printed on white vélin, of which this is No 99. Portfolio sunned and rubbed along edges. Covers detached but present. Text in French. Portfolio in overall poor, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Mt Pilate - Chemin de Fer a Cremaillere. / Pilatus. Suisse Schweiz. Affiche originale en couleurs.

      J. C. Müller A.G. Zürich Imprime en Suisse. o.J., um 1930,. 64x104 cm.,. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Moby Dick: Or, the Whale

      New York: Random House, 1930 Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. First edition. Publisher's black cloth boards, with lettering and whale illustrations stamped in metallic silver; in the original gray pictorial dust jacket, with the same whale illustrations to the front panel and spine in black and blue, lettered in black. Near fine, with some faint rubbing to the spine, former owner's inscription to the front free endpaper; unclipped dust jacket, with some rubbing to hinges and a few minor nicks to the corners, light toning to the spine, split to the lower half of the front flap fold, bright panels. Overall, a clean and unsophisticated copy of a title that is scarce in a presentable dust jacket. One of the great American novels, Moby Dick is narrated by Ishmael, a sailor on the Pequod. The ship is led by the tyrannical Captain Ahab who is consumed by his thirst for revenge on a ferocious sperm whale named Moby Dick. The novel employs a symbolic use of the color white - an expansion upon Melville's similar symbolism in his 1850 novel White-Jacket. Melville wrote Moby Dick as his friendship with fellow American Renaissance author Nathaniel Hawthorne was developing and dedicated the book to him. In 1926, prolific illustrator and artist Rockwell Kent was commissioned to illustrate Richard Henry Dana, Jr.'s Two Years Before the Mast, but the artist declined, choosing instead to create illustrations for Moby Dick. Kent was given full artistic license, which he used to create a now iconic series of woodcut prints, including the matching covers and dust jacket. After critics rediscovered the text in the 1920s, Rockwell's illustrated edition helped accelerate the renewed appreciation of Moby Dick that helped establish it as a crowning achievement in American Romantic and Renaissance writing.. Illus. by Kent, Rockwell. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Anza's California Expeditions

      Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1930. First Editions. Octavo. In five volumes. An important history of California and Arizona as Anaza was the first to open a route across the Sierras and first to lead a colony overland to the North Pacific shores, much earlier than Fremont, Lewis and Clark, and others.[Howes 583, Monumental work contianing translations of the original MS. diaries of Anza, Dias, Garces, Font and Palou relating to the 1773 and 1774 expeditions and the founding of both Monterey and San Francisco.] All volumes bound in dark blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt, two volumes retain their original dust jackets preserved beneath nicely done, home-made dust jackets(not facsimiles) Volume one has evidently been professionally rebacked, top edge of upper board has some abraision. A very good set.

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        Lady Chatterley's Lover Including My skirmish with Jolly Roger EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: S.n. [Edward Titus] Lecram Press, 1930. Fine. S.n. [Edward Titus] Lecram Press, Paris 1930, 15x19,5cm, broché. - Second edition authorized, partly original for plus a new introduction by Lawrence about pirated editions of this work. Bound in black half shagreen bands, smooth spine, gilt title, date, tail, top edge gilt, covers and spine preserved. Rare and beautiful copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition autorisée, en partie originale car augmentée d'une nouvelle introduction de Lawrence au sujet des éditions pirates de cette oeuvre. Reliure en demi chagrin noir à bandes, dos lisse, titre doré, date en queue, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés. Rare et bel exemplaire.

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        60 Fotos/60 Photos/60 Photographies

      Berlin: Klinkhardt & Biermann,, 1930. Octavo. Original pictorial wrappers, titles to spine black and to front cover black and blue. With the red wraparound band. Spine ends a little worn, wrappers a little rubbed, internally fine; an excellent copy. First edition, first printing of Biermann's first and only book, which includes Franz Roh's important essay "The literary dispute about photography", and with the scarce wraparound band. Designed by Jan Tschichold and edited by Franz Roh, the book has text in English, French, and German.

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        ARCHIVE OF THE OPERATIC CAREER OF FRANK FOREST, MAINLY IN THE 1930s: Compiled by himself, a world-famous performer on stage, screen, and radio

      1930. Original archive. Good. This archive comprises five thick albums/scrap books of various sizes, six manila folders of professional photographs, a folder of publicity materials, and a few loose programmes. These are all arranged in rough chronological order, although the contents of the albums often overlap each other. Included are: myriad newspaper clippings re FF and his career in all three media; magazine articles; advertisements for FF's services and announcements of performances; original photographs (professionally taken and candid shots) of FF, sometimes in costume and in performance; many movie stills from FF's films, and professionally-taken "on set" shots; letters and telegrams; press releases; operatic and other performance programmes; record catalogs containing FF songs; invitations; publicity materials; contracts; and odds and ends. The condition of the five albums is spotty: some of the items inside are chipped or even tattered, many of them have come unglued, some (mostly articles received from a clipping service) are simply laid in. Some of the pages have hand-lettered labels, providing dates, names of people, and locations of events. Taken as a group, the materials in this archive provide a comprehensive picture of the life and career of a performer who was world-famous, especially in the 1930s and 40s, not only as an opera star, but also as a radio and movie star. ~~ The first album, containing most of the earliest material, has a padded, tattered floral cover, tied. Its 40 pages are 8 ½" x 11 ¼" and their contents cover the years 1930-1933, with some of the clippings written in Italian and some items simply laid in at the back. After a 9 ¼" x 6 ½" professional head shot of FF, the album starts with the 1930 material relating to FF's "debut" in March, singing baritone in Faenza, Italy, in "La Boheme". These items include congratulatory telegrams and letters (mostly from family members) housed in a glued-in envelope, news clippings (some from Minnesota papers, one of which refers to FF as "Edgar L. Hayek's brother"), a broadside (10" x 6 ½") announcing his debut performance, newspaper reviews, postcards showing the theater, etc. Also from 1930 are FF's contract dated 16 January, 1930 with a theater in Milan, pages of news clippings (reviews, etc.), a congratulatory note in May from Giuseppina Cavallero re his "splendid success", clippings of articles and reviews re other FF performances that Spring, and broadsides for "Pagliacci" (May 7) and "La Traviata" (Sept. 28). The year concludes with a professional head shot of FF and his note that in November, 1930, he entered a "New Era" changing "from baritone to tenor," and that he received his "first contract one year later as leading tenor at La Scala." From 1931 is a snapshot (5 ½" x 4") taken in Palermo of FF and Edith Mason ("the great soprano of the Chicago Opera and fine companion" who sang with FF in "Madame Butterfly" in 1932) and an article about La Scala's 1931-32 season. There are 10½ pages of news clippings from 1932, 2 pages of telegrams congratulating him on his being 'engaged for La Scala," a snapshot of labeled singers (5 men, 1 woman), a ¾-length professional shot of FF in uniform as Pinkerton labeled "Butterfly," and two ads for "Franco Foresta-Hayek" for May and June, 1932, in the classical music magazine Musical America (one with a head shot), and a large folded announcement of operas at Teatro Kursaal di Lugano in Sept.-Oct. Material from 1933--the year of FF's film debut in a British movie filmed in Venice-- includes two snapshots: "In our garden" with composer Richard Hageman and wife; and 13 photos taken in Venice during the making of the film "For Love of You" (some labeled on verso by Roberta's son); and 6½ pages of clippings and several invitations to dances, etc. hosted by political figures. There are also 3 snapshots of FF and people around a piano, stamped "Porter's Cleveland, Hollywood, CA" on verso, and several items in an envelope labeled Il Piccolo Teatrale (a publication) containing related items in Italian. ~~ The second album (12 ¼" x 9") labeled "News Cuttings" has 30 pages filled (some with folded larger items), and most concerned with 1933 events, notably FF's appearance in the British film "For Love of You". Items include: a 2½-page press release "How Franco Foresta Was Discovered," telling the story of the film's director and a studio executive hearing him singing on a gondola in Venice and tracking down the voice of this "dazzling new screen personality" to the Opera House; four large professional b/w photos (ca 9" x 6" or 7" x 5") identified in ink, of FF and various other stars of the movie on set in Venice; ca. 11 pages of news clips regarding the film and FF's discovery; several pages of reviews, including one with caricatures of the film's stars; 3-page and 2-page spreads (identical photos) about the film in an Italian magazine; a 17" x 22 ½" spread (folded) from The Daily Film Renter (Oct. 27, 1933) which is a poster for the film shown at London's Cambridge Theatre; a 17" x 10" collage of still photos from the film in the Supplement to Kinematograph Weekly (Nov. 2, 1933); a full-page two-tone photo of FF and co-star in "eastern" costume from London Life; and a loose clipping or two. ~~ The third & largest album (16" x 13") is bound in black and lacks the bottom fastener. Many, many items are laid into it (mostly newspaper clippings), some placed between pages, others at the rear. About 12 pages are occupied with material relating to 1933's "For Love of You", including several pages of reviews (some as early photocopies); a full-page ad for FF's record of the film's title song from Parlophone; five 8 x 10 glossy photos of movie scenes and of FF in costume. ("Exteriors made in Venice and the Lido, Italy--Interiors made at Elstree, England" says a note on one.) From 1935 are pages with reviews and articles about FF's role in "Dancing City" a musical play that was part of the Golden Jubilee celebration in London's Colosseum in June, along with 4 large b/w professional shots of FF and the cast (2 photos mounted on cardboard); and a 14" x 10¼" full-page announcement (with photo) re FF's notable success in his American debut as Faust with the Chicago Opera Company, along with two pages of news clips re that Company. Items from 1936 include newpaper and magazine clips, many about FF's appearance on August 18 at the Hollywood Bowl in a benefit performance for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, with Leopold Stokowski conducting; an announcement (12" x 9 ¾") re FF's availability for the 1936-37 season; The Big Broadcast of 1937 (filmed in 1936) section includes 8 professional photos from the film (ca. 8" x 10"), featuring FF and co-stars Shirley Ross, Ray Milland, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Jack Benny, etc. and includes a photograph of FF "making 'La Bamba' [a musical number] at Paramount, 2 A.M." There are three 8 x 10 stills from "Champagne Waltz" (1937), with Gladys Swarthout and FF; and 9 stills from I'll Take Romance (1937) with FF and Grace Moore, featuring the duo singing numbers from "Madame Butterfly." From April, 1938, is a 13 ½" x 9" cover of Musical Courier with large photo of FF, and one page of news clippings re FF's role on the radio show "Double or Nothing" dated March 29, 1941. Also present are three 10 ¼" x 8" shots of FF in the film "Take it Big" (one head shot, two full-body shots); and a 6-panel (8 ¾" x 5 ½") ad for "New Moon" (a Sigmund Romberg operetta) on Decca Records, featuring FF. ~~ The fourth album (14" x 11") contains 96 pages devoted to (as a title-page notes) "Articals [sic] of Opera-Operetta & Society, Films and Discks...." Although there are several magazine articles, invitations, a telegram, and a few letters, virtually all the contents of this album consists of newspaper clippings 1935-36, many provided by a clipping service, starting with articles on FF's Italian season and performances in Cairo and Alexandria, then his return to the U.S. and engagement with the Chicago City Opera Company in 1935 (including a TLS from Chicago Mayor Edward J. Kelly, thanking Frank for singing at his mother's funeral) and a group of articles on his role in the London Jubilee production "Dancing City". Items from 1936 include gossip columns, news and reviews of his Hollywood movies, his performance at the Hollywood Bowl benefit, and his radio work, including "Caravan." ~~ The fifth, smaller "Snap Shots" album (7 ¼" x 10 ¼"), bound in flexible boards, with lower left corner chipped, focuses mainly on the Hayek family, as well as FF's career in 1936-38, as well as wife Roberta's 1962 art exhibition (these items are laid in at rear). Some of the entries have come unglued, and a few pages are loose. The album's 50 or so filled pages open with 12 pages containing 45 snapshots of the Hayek family at home in Minnesota, a studio photo of FF's father, and a clipping from the St. Paul Pioneer Press (July 8, 1935) re FF's return to the States. There are also 2 pages of other local clips about FF's return, and a newspaper article on brother Edgar L. Hayek speaking at the Northwest Credit Conference (with photo) and a magazine article about him. The rest of the album features: newspaper clippings re FF's film debut, his appearances on the "Caravan" radio show, various 1936 engagements including the Hollywood Bowl performance, and FF and Roberta's participation in the "Festival Garden Party" in May, 1936; ads noting FF's availability for various seasons; a 2-page article on FF from Movie Classic for October, 1936; several headshot photos; an announcement for the Chicago City Opera Company; etc. At the back of the album is the material relating to Roberta's art show in 1962, including TLsS re her paintings from "Walter" [Toscanini] and Lauder Greenway of the Metropolitan Opera Board, + 10 notes (some handwritten, some typed) from others who bought paintings, + 7 items re the exhibition itself: handwritten list of paintings with prices, framing bill, etc. ~~ The Frank Forest archive also contains 6 folders of original professional photographs, some labeled on the versos with photographic studio stamps and/or handwritten descriptions of the photo locales. A folder labeled "Franco Radio" holds nine 8" x 10" glossies (some duplicates) and two smaller photos taken with FF at the microphone, etc. An unlabeled folder holds 6 glossies from the film "For Love of You". The large "Franco Portraits" folder holds about 80 professional photos, most 8" x 10", mostly from 1936-37. These publicity shots show FF in various film roles (including stills from the films), playing golf at Bel Air, playing tennis, posing with his dog Impy, singling at Camp Pendleton (1943), celebrating his 24h anniversary in 1951, posing with his wife and Henry Fonda, sitting with a group at a restaurant table, etc. The "Franco Listed" folder contains two 8" x 10" photos and one snapshot of FF and visitors to the set of "Champagne Waltz." The "Franco Opera" folder contains 8 photos of various sizes, including FF in "Dancing City", in the Bellini opera "Beatrice" in 1934, on the movie set in Venice in 1933, and 2 of tenor Charles Hackett. It also contains two real-photo postcards. The folder labeled "Franco Autographs-Opera" holds an inscribed photo-portrait of a male opera star in Bari in 1934 (11" x 7 ½"); a photo from Rome, 1934, inscribed by "Toti dal Monte"; an 8" x 10" childhood photo inscribed by Gene Lockhart; a stiff card from the Grand Hotel in Venice, signed by fellow cast members of "For Love of You" (Diana Napier, Arthur Riscoe, et al. 1933); and an oval photo mounted on a card inscribed in 1931 by Alessandro Bavasko. ~~ The manila folder (15" x 9") labeled "Franco-Publicity" includes a 5" x 8" ad for Feen-a-Mint with a head shot of FF, as "star of 'Double or Nothing"; an 8-page brochure from Parlophone Records (June, 1934), with a headshot of "Franco Foresta" and an ad inside for the "first record by the New Great Film Discovery" singing the title song from "For Love of You" and Ravini's "Serenade". A green folder labeled "Press Material" contains stencilled copies of FF's long and short biographies and various fill-in-the-blanks for use in press releases, tailored in various forms for music, woman's page, fashion, record and tv columnists; a TLS from Erich Simon, the European representative of NY's Metropolitan Opera, requesting Frank's press material and asking about audition dates (June, 1935); a 6-panel folding publicity release, very tattered at the top, (15" x 10") about the film "For Love of You" (1933), including photos, story summary, cast photos, and a brief biography of FF in his film debut; and several versions of movie posters and advertisements for the film. ~~ The archive also includes several larger, loose items: two copies (on stiff stock, 10" x 7 ½" with embossed insignia of the Lloyd Triestino shipping company) of a March 22, 1935 programme "Concert in honor of the commander of the ship 'Vienna'[of the Lloyd Triestino Company line] featuring members of the Lyric Company of the Royal Theater of Cairo" and including a song sung by FF. The programme is four pages long, with a watercolor illustration titled "A Tour of Capri" on the cover by illustrators (and shipboard decorators) Edina and Vittorio Accornero. ~~ Also present are two copies (stiff covers, tied with purple ribbon, 11 ¾" x 8 ½") of the November 3, 1933 programme at the London Hippodrome "Matinee in the Aid of 'The Friends of the Poor' under the immediate patronage of her Majesty the Queen...." A 16-page booklet inside the covers (11" x 8") describes the Friends of the Poor's aim to "help all Classes throughout the Kingdom, especially White Collar Brigade and the Sick of all ages...." It has a tear-off pledge sheet, as well as a programme of songs, comedy, dance, speeches, sketches, etc., with FF singing an aria from "La Boheme" and the title song from "For Love of You", + advertisements, lists of sponsors and committees, etc. The operatic tenor and movie and radio star Frank Forest (1896-1976) was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, as Frank Hayek. His parents (one of Czech descent, the other British) were Emil and Mary (Binder) Hayek of St. Paul, and he was one of four brothers, including Edgar Hayek, later the mayor of Albert Lea, Minnesota. Frank and Edgar were part of the St. Paul Quartet (aka Saintly City Quartet), and they performed at many local churches and events. After studying agricultural engineering at U Minnesota, and being graduated from the School of Agriculture as valedictorian, Frank helped found the pharmaceutical firm White Laboratories (creator of "Feen-a-Mint" laxative gum, among other products). He remained a director of the Kenilworth, NJ, company for years, until it finally merged to become Schering Plough. Frank's heart, however, was always in his singing. He started studying bel canto singing in Italy. He married another opera hopeful, Roberta Faxon. Frank made his operatic debut in 1928 in the small town of Faenza after several years of performing throughout Italy, Egypt, and the Continent as "Franco Foresta" (the Italianized translation of his name). By 1931, Frank changed from singing baritone parts to singing tenor. He became a member of La Scala in 1932. and sang before kings and queens at special events, including a major role at the Bellini Centennial Festival in 1935. ~~ In 1933, still as "Franco Foresta," he played a starring role in the British film shot in Venice, "For Love of You." Frank was hailed as a major "discovery." He joined the Chicago City Opera Company in 1935, then was soon signed by Paramount Pictures, which also "loaned" him to Columbia Pictures. His breakthrough Hollywood role was playing an egotistical radio star in Paramount's "The Big Broadcast of 1937." Forest made three more films between 1937 and 1944, the most notable being "I'll Take Romance" in which he costarred with operatic luminary Grace Moore. A second career in radio was next, and he sang regularly on The Camel [cigarette] Caravan, a musical variety show that started in the 1930s. He then starred for 4 years on Double or Nothing, a highly popular quiz show. Frank later returned to his operatic roots and was known for his Wagnerian roles. At some point, he also became a managing director of opera at Carnegie Hall. In 1955, Frank started working on the creation of an Empire State Festival, bringing opera to non-Manhattan New York venues, an annual event that lasted through 1961.

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        Atget Photographe de Paris

      New York: E. Weyhe, 1930. Previous owner's name and unobtrusive gift inscription penned on the first front endpaper, pages a tad browned, else near fine in gilt-stamped boards, very lightly dulled at the spine (as usual). Housed in a custom clamshell box.. First Edition. Quarto. This is the first and best monograph on Atget, published on the occasion of the photographer's solo exhibition at Weyhe Gallery in New York, organized by Berenice Abbott, who met Atget in 1926 and spent the better part of forty years shepherding his archive, and ensuring he received the wide audience he deserved. One of the consensus highlights of 20th century photo literature, and the template from which all great Paris photobooks have come. (Parr / Badger, v1, 127; Roth 60-61; Open Book 90-91; Auer 154).

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        La peinture au défi EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Galerie Goemans, 1930. Fine. Galerie Goemans, Paris 1930, 14,5x19,5cm, broché. - First edition, one of 1000 copies on Alfa paper, only 5 draw with Japan and Holland paper 15. Illustrated book of 23 reproductions of glued paper and collages by Arp, Braque, Dali, Derain, Duchamp, Ernst, Magritte, Picabia, Miro, Man Ray, Picasso ... back slightly past as often beautiful interior state. Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 1000 ex sur alfa, seul tirage avec 5 Japon et 15 Hollande. Ouvrage illustré de 23 reproductions de papiers collés et collages par Arp, Braque, Dali, Derain, Duchamp, Ernst, Magritte, Picabia, Miro, Man-Ray, Picasso... Dos légèrement passé comme souvent, bel état intérieur. Rare.

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        Sérénade [no. 1] pour Violon, Violoncelle et Piano [Score]. Autograph musical manuscript signed in full

      1930. Folio (356 x 271 mm). Unbound; 8 bifolia. 1-9 (I. Introduction et Allegro), [i] (blank), 10-14 (II. Canzone), [i] (blank), 15-26 (III. Scherzo), [iv] (blank) pp. Notated in black ink on three different types of pre-printed music paper: first movement on 24-staff paper with narrow staves; second movement on 24-staff paper with wider staves; third movement on 18-staff paper. Numbers of second and third movement written over earlier, illegible numbers. Second movement originally titled "Andantino"; title crossed out and replaced in pencil with "Canzone"; "Andantino" added as tempo above first measure. Occasional autograph corrections in pencil to all movements; third movement with substantive cut in pencil from pp. 22 to 23. Directives for engraver in pencil, most probably autograph. Pagination from p. 9 in pencil, possibly in a different hand. Engraver's markup in pencil; publisher's number "A.L. 17779" in red ink to foot of all pages of music. Handstamps to foot of first page: "Paris, Alphonse Leduc Editions Musicales 635 rue St-Honoré (près l'Avenue de l'Opéra)" to left; "Copyright by Alphonse Leduc et Cie 19[30]" to center; "Tous droits d'exécution de reproduction de transcription et d'adaptation réservés pour tous pays" to right. The "30" in the year is written in the same red ink as the publisher's numbers. Note "200 ex. [copies] 26 9/30" in same red ink between left and central handstamp. Slightly worn and soiled; minor fraying to edges. . The present manuscript was used by the engraver for the first (and only) edition of the work, published by Alphonse Leduc, Paris, in 1930 with the plate number A.L. 17779. Tansman composed the work in 1928. Trio Filomusi premiered it at the Ecole Normale de Musique de Bruxelles on November 7, 1929. After Tansman composed another serenade - for violin, viola, and violoncello - in 1938, the present work was listed as "Serenade no. 1." "... Tansman was a French composer and pianist of Polish birth... Disappointed with his reception in Poland, he moved to Paris, giving a début recital in February 1920. Soon after his arrival, he became friendly with Stravinsky and Ravel, both of whom encouraged and advised him... Acquainted with many leading musical figures in Paris during these years, Tansman was part of the circle of foreign musicians, known as the Ecole de Paris, that included Martin , Alexander Tcherepnin, Conrad Beck and Marcel Mihalovici. While his music retained many distinctively Polish features, such as Mazurka rhythms and Polish folk melodies, and while he wrote collections of Polonaises, Nocturnes, Impromptus, Waltzes and other Chopinesque miniatures, neo-classical traits appear in works [from about 1925]... Although he never completely abandoned a diatonic framework, critics of the 1920s and 30s described his harmony at times as Scriabinesque and atonal... Tansman was quick to achieve international success... He settled in Los Angeles in 1941 where he became acquainted with Schoenberg, renewed friendships with other European émigrés, including Milhaud and Stravinsky, and composed a number of film scores. He returned to Paris in 1946." Caroline Rae in Grove Music Online.

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        THE YELLOW KNIGHT OF OZ

      Chicago: Reilly & Lee. 1930. First Edition; Early Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in boards. .

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