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        The Savoy Cocktail Book

      London: Constable & Company, LTD, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Signed. London: Constable & Company, LTD., 1930: Signed. First Edition, First Printing. First issue with number on title page. Signed by Harry Craddock, inscribed to previous owner "To Brigadier General A. Courage, with the best wishes of the Author / December 30". In About Very Good condition. Foil covers show shallow insect nibbling, spine cloth shows spotting with a few small abrasions to the front gutter. Foxing to edge of page block and at prelims and terminals. Scarce signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Corps et biens

      first edition, a copy of the press service.Signed autograph of the author René Arcos  Nrf Paris 1930 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        9 Original B/W Photographs by Adolf Lazi of Furniture Design by C. Adolf Rüdenauer & Moderne Bauformen: Monatsheft für Architektur und Raumkunst - Jahrgang XXIX (6. Heft, Juni 1930)

      NP [1930], NP - The original photographs range from 7" x 9" to 6 1/2" x 6 1/2". ca. 1930. Verso of photos with stamp of "Photographische Bildkunst Lazi, Stuttgart - Diemershalde 48" and "Architekt DWB. BDG. C. A. Ruedenauer Stuttgart". Five of the photos with paper remnants from previous paste-down on verso, photographs themselves in near fine condition. On glossy photo paper. Along with Albert Renger-Patzsch and Hans Finsler, Adolf Lazi (1884-1955) was one of the pioneers of "(modern) realist close-up photography" in 1930's Germany. Lazi had a studio (atelier) in Stuttgart which mainly produced architectural, advertising and landscape photography. One of Lazi's best works are his 1936 interior photographs of the "Hindenburg" airship. Unique collection of nine original photographs taken by Lazi of 1930's furniture designs by C. Adolf Rüdenauer (Ruedenauer). Rüdenauer was a German graphic artist and architect known for his groundbreaking modern interior designs. ( A lot of similar images by Adolf Lazi sold at an auction on May 17th, 2008 at Phillips de Pury & Company London for £ 15,000.00 ).(WITH) German periodical "Moderne Bauformen" bound in original green wrappers protected by modern mylar. 225-272, 101-128pp. Julius Hoffmann Verlag Stuttgart. 1930. ( * Contents see below). Original wall-paper sample bound in at front. Illustrated with color and b/w reproductions of drawings &, architectural plans, as well as b/w photographs of exterior and interior architectural designs. 4 of the 9 original photographs are reproduced in the Neue Raumkunst aus Stuttgart article (pp.254-258). Photographs in Karl-Olga-Krankenhaus article also by Bildkunst Lazi. Some staining and creasing on wraps. Very minor foxing on some pages. Includes many illustrated advertisements. Text in German. Wraps in good, interior in very good condition. * Contents: Albert Eitel, Stuttgart: Neubau des Karl-Olga-Krankenhauses in Stuttgart und Wohnhaus / Rudolf Kolde, Sao Paulo: Wohnhaus des Architekten / P. Petermann, Offenbach a. M.: Artzhaus in Offenbach / Erich Fabianski, Erfurt: Wohnhaus eines höheren Beamten bei Erfurt / R. M. Schindler, Los Angeles: Landhaus C. P. Lowes, Eaglerock / Deutsche Werkstätten, Hellerau. Arch. E. Schwemmle: Holzhäuser. Text von Baurat G. Schleicher / Ernst Lichtblau, Wien: Ladenbauten und Entwürfe. Text von Max Eisler / Hans Becher, Elberfeld: Foyer in einem Lichtspieltheater / Karl Georg Schöttle, Stuttgart: Neue Möbel / C. Adolf Ruedenauer, Stuttgart: Neue Raumkunst / Ernst Huhn, Düsseldorf: cafe und Weinrestaurant "Tabaris" und zwei Ausstellungsräume / Georg Satink, Köln: Zwei Innenräume / Alfred Fischer-Essen: Wettbewerb Ortskrankenkasse Essen / "Die Einrichtung der Kleinwohnung". Text von H. de Fries / J. Licht, Arosa: Kurhotel Isla in Arosa. Text von Herbert Hoffmann [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Moby Dick or The Whale

      Chicago: The Lakeside Press,, 1930. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. 3 volumes, quarto. Original black cloth, decoration to the upper boards and titles to spines in silver, top edges stained black, others uncut. In the original acetate dust jackets with paper flaps. With the aluminium slipcase. Illustrated throughout by Rockwell Kent. From the library of the hi-fi audio pioneer Saul B. Marantz (1911-1997), with presentation inscription on the front free endpaper of volume I. Spine very lightly sunned, light offsetting from illustrations to facing pages (as usual). An excellent set. First Rockwell Kent edition, limited to 1,000 sets; one of the finest editions of Melville's masterpiece and one of the great American illustrated books of the 20th century. In 1926 Rockwell Kent (1882?-1971), then just beginning to establish his fame as an artist, was approached by R. R. Donnelley and Sons to illustrate a new edition of Richard Henry Dana's Two Years Before the Mast. Kent demurred, suggesting Moby Dick instead. Kent was given complete freedom to design and illustrate the three-volume set. The resulting work has been hailed as a masterpiece of 20th-century book illustration and credited with reviving public interest in a sublime but difficult novel.

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        The "Fisherman" Under The Southern Cross: A Story of Adventure in New Zealand

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1930. First edition. Illustrated with photographs. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green cloth, blue lettering, fine in worn dust jacket. Inscribed to His Dad, Zane Grey Romer Grey's account of big game fishing in the South Pacific, with a full page inscription to his father on the front flyleaf: "To my Dad, Zane Grey, whose literary achievement has always aroused the greatest of admiration within me. I hope I shall not be a disappointment to him, Romer Grey, Nov 7, 1930. Altadena, Calif." An amazing association copy of this scarce work.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Pillow Sham for the "U.S.S. Potomac Presidential Yacht"

      N.p. [United States], 1930. Image of the "Potomac" and Presidential seal in blue thread over a gold satin background, lettering (as above) in blue cloth; blue fringe border. 1 vols. 18 x 18 inches. Fine. Built in 1934, the 165-foot former Coast Guard cutter 'Electra' was converted to a U.S. Navy vessel in 1936, renamed the USS Potomac, and served as FDR's presidential yacht until his death in 1945. Here is a rare memento from its heyday during the Presidency of FDR. The Potomac is now a National Historic Monument.

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        Moby Dick, or The Whale

      London: Cassell and co., 1930., 1930. First Rockwell Kent Illustrated Edition. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in recent full navy morocco, with the Pequod in gilt outline to the front board, raised bands and gilt titles to spine; all edges gilt, silver, gilt and black wave-patterned endpapers. Illustrated with numerous in-text woodcut illustrations by Rockwell Kent. Attractively bound, with no signs of wear. Internally clean and free from spotting. A very handsome copy of the archetypal narrative of the sea, in which Melville's tremendous prose is pefectly matched with Kent's bleak and beautiful illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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      Mexico: Talleres Graficos de la Nacion, 1930 - Sm.Folio (235x355) - 208pp - 406 B/w reproductions. Monografia de 406 grabados de José Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913)Mexican political printmaker and engraver whose work has influenced many Latin American artists and cartoonists because of its satirical acuteness and social engagement. He used skulls, calaveras, and skeletons to make political and cultural critiques.Introduction by Diego Rivera. First edition published in 1930, text in Spanish and English language. Original binding (green & red). Slightly wear at corners otherwise in very good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Collection of Aerial Photographs Taken With an Early Leica Camera]

      Seattle and Chicago, [ca. 1930's]. Very good +. 34 black and white photographs of various sizes, measuring from approximately 9 3/4" x 6 1/2" to 7.0" x 5.0", adhesive mounted recto only to 31 loose, stiff card pages. Additional page lacking photos, but with a detailed, autograph description by the photographer: "Set of photographs taken in a single day on flight from Seattle Bay 8am to Chicago arriving late evening during early 1930's on Lockheed. Picture taken thru the window with one of the first Leica's in this country. Brought me from Germany by Tom Morgan. Some of these were later displayed by Northwest Air Lines. A set of enlargements kind like these was presented to the President of Northwest Air Lines. Robert B. Lea. Bundled Dec. 1952." Instances of handling wear, rubbing to images, otherwise clean, well preserved, generally very good+ or better. An artful set of photographs elegantly documenting (entirely from the air) a single plane flight from Seattle to Chicago. Robert Lea was an executive with Sperry Gyroscope Company, which provided guidance and navigation equipment to numerous aircraft industry companies, including Lockheed. An evocative and beautiful series - mainly of landscapes, but some of towns below - taken with a classic camera.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        The true first edition of "LIVERPOOL", later titled "Masque of Liverpool" by John Masefield. The poem was specially written for the occasion of the "Hallowing of the Kinship of Liverpool with the Sea" on February 9, 1930

      Liverpool: The Church Press, 1930.. 1930.. Good. THE TRUE FIRST EDITION OF "LIVERPOOL", LATER TITLED "MASQUE OF LIVERPOOL" - Quarto, 11-1/8 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide. Soft cover, bound in stapled cream wraps printed in red and black. The covers are soiled with a couple of small stains. The corners are slightly creased and a previous owner's name is penned at the top of the front cover. 31 pages, with formal decorations and head & tail pieces, with the "form and order" and text for the service performed by Albert Augustus, Lord Bishop of Liverpool at the Cathedral Church of Christ in Liverpool on the "occasion of the Hallowing of the Kinship of Liverpool with the Sea...." The corners of a few pages are faintly creased. Very good. The true first edition of "Liverpool", later titled "Masque of Liverpool" by John Masefield. The poem was specially written for the occasion of the "hallowing of the Kinship of Liverpool with the Sea" on February 9, 1930 and was published in the program on pages 15 through 23. Music was composed for it by Martin Shaw and was sung by the Liverpool Cathedral Church of Christ choir.On November 3, 1930, the verses were published by William Heinemann, Ltd. in "The Wanderer of Liverpool".The year he was appointed Poet Laureate, John Masefield wrote the poem "Masque of Liverpool" whose stirring opening lines read: "I AM the English sea-queen, I am she who made the English wealthy by the sea..." Having been sent to join the training ship HSM Conway as a lad of 13, Masefield would often draw inspiration from the sea.RARE. Not in the Handley-Taylor bibliography of Masefield. WorldCat locates only 2 copies.

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        THE MINING MAGAZINE. 14 VOLUME RUN FROM VOLUME 30 - 43, JAN 1924 - DEC 1930.

      1930 - 1924 -London, Salisbury House, 4to,14 volumes, pp384; 392; 384; 388; 384; 384; 384; 406; 388; 402; 390; 384; 302; 384, black and white illustrations and folding plans, maps, half black morocco over black cloth.

      [Bookseller: Graham York Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        The History of the Tuna Club, Founded 1898, Incorporated 1901, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California

      (Avalon, CA): Privately printed for the club, (c1948). First edition. Small 4to. vii, (4), 197, (2) pp. Illustrated from photographs, plates, portraits. A detailed history of the club and sport fishing by its members, with charts and tables of record fish. Inscribed by George C. Thomas, Jr., a one-time president of the club and co-author with his son of "Game Fish of the Pacific" (Philadelphia, 1930). Bruns M-22. OCLC locates one copy outside California (Godfrey Memorial Library, Connecticut). Some spotting to pastedowns, but a very good copy. Original gilt-stamped decorated burgundy pebbled cloth, to resemble leather (a little rubbed). (#6042)

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        CHINA TO-DAY" SERIES. [Six Volume Set 1934-1936: TITLES: Supressing Communist Bandits; Railways; Puppet State of Manchukuo; Reconstruction; Problems & Solutions; The New Social Order].

      SUPERB 6 VOL. SET: CURRENT ISSUES IN THE MID-1930' - S CHINA Shanghai 1934-1936, China United Press.Buff cloth, uniformlybound, 17 x 25.5 cm., very good condition, some small stampsor other ex-collection marks, some old spine lables removed,contents clean bright,6 vol.set. SCARCE FIRST & ONLY EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        MOBY DICK

      New York: Random House, 1930. First Edition. Octavo; black cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in silver on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 822pp, [5]; illus. A fresh, Fine copy, with the gilt bright and entirely unrubbed. Dustjacket shows a barely-discernable trace of sunning to spine, with a single 3/8" tear at upper edge of rear panel, else Fine - a superlative copy, the very best we've seen or handled. Melville's towering achievement, richly illustrated throughout by Rockwell Kent following the 3-volume Lakeside Press edition published the same year. One of the most iconic illustrated books of the 20th century, and a highpoint of Art Deco design and typography. After seeing, selling, and handling several dozen copies of this edition, we can say conclusively that we've found a copy that defies expectations.

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        Die Schöne und das Biest. Serie von 4 erotischen Orig. -Tuschzeichnungen.

      o. O., o. Vlg., ca. 1930. 4 Bl., Blattgrösse 22 x 30 cm, Zeichungen 15 x 22 cm, Min. angeschmutzt. Preis in CHF: 720. Unikat! Der Künstler dürfte aus dem tschechischen Raum stammen. Hübsche, schlüpfrige Serie angelehnt an die Geschichte vom Loch Ness. Nessie in Gestalt eines Pimmels auf vier Beinen, wird durch die Möse einer am Strand stehenden Frau hervorgelockt. Wird nur an Erwachsene ab 65 verkauft!

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        The Edge of The Unknown

      New York, Putnam's. 1930, 39. First American edition: 8vo. Publisher's grey cloth titled in green to spine, near fine, minor edgewear and bumping to spine ends, clean and sharp. In an example of the scarce dustwrapper, somewhat worn to the edges with areas of shallow chiupping to the spine ends. Tape reinforcement to hinges and joints of dustwrapper. Internally clean, two bookseller labels to pastedown. Shows very well. Doyle explains his engagement with spiritualism and relates his fiery disagreement with the renowned showman and escapologist Houdini, a sceptic. The book is a testament to Doyle's belief in psychic revelation as well as an insight to the temper of the times. Houdini's supreme skill as an exponent of illusion was ironically the basis for his underhand attempts to expose those 'mediums' he perceived as charlatans.

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        Nationalization of Banking

      tientsin, China: Chihli, 1930 in English, very rare, OCLC NO records , also No records in any libraries in China.

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        The Land of Make Believe

      Grand Rapids, Michigan.: The Child's Wonderland Co.. Map copyright 1930.. Color pictorial map, 24 1/2 x 36 inches on sheet size 26 x 37 1/2 inches. Light soiling, short tears and creasing to edges, some creases from rolling, overall very good condition. A brilliantly colored map by Jaro Hess depicting a world inhabited by a variety of characters from fable and fairy tales. A hugely popular map, it appeared in various editions. This copy is a first or early edition, issued by the Child's Wonderland Company. "The Wandering Jew", in later editions titled "The Wanderer," is depicted at lower right. .

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        Römischer Krieger oder Gladiato mit Steinschleuderr. Signierte Bronze.

      - Gesamthöhe der Bronzefigur incl. des schmalen Sockels 26 cm, maximale Breite 14 cm, maximale Tiefe des Sockels 7 cm. Auf der Plinthe mit *Pinzauti* signiert, sowie auf dem Sockelrand mit *Bronze Garanti und der Nummer *116* gemarkt*. Gezeigt wird ein nackter römischer Krieger oder Gladiator mit einer Steinwurfschleuder in der rechten Hand, der linke Arm zur Abwehr vor dem Körper. Mit schöner Patina, gut erhalten wohl um 1930 herum gefertigt. ( Gewicht 1650 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Castle Gay. ( A Dickson McCunn story)

      London, Hodder and Stoughton. 1930., 1930. FIRST EDITION, with SIGNED loose letter. 8vo. Publisher's dark green cloth, some bumping to spine, corners showing the unmistakeable evidence of being found attractive to the rodentine palate which has affected both book cloth and wrapper though not severely to their detriment. Some foxing, to endpapers and edges, a little dusty on the top. Wrapper has some closed tears and creasing to the top edge of the rear panel. Unfaded and only lightly soiled, a respectable copy with a laid in letter in Buchan's trademark scrawl from Elsfield Manor, written on the 11th of January 1933 and mentioning a young lady, a time and a railway station with some reference to the weather. Undoubtedly a code and almost certainly requiring the immediate attention of the Gorbals Die-Hards.

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        Castle Gay

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1930, 1930. Thriller. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth in pictorial dustwrapper. Some trivial wear to wrapper and a little edge dusting; appears unopened. A bright and attractive copy. Uncommon in such fresh condition. The second 'shocker' to feature Dickson McCunn, the unlikliest of Buchan's heroes; a middle-aged owner of a prominent Glasgow grocery firm who has just sold his business and is seeking other activities, who finds himself embroiled in unsought adventure, intrigue and murder. Blanchard

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        Collection de M. Paul Dissard.Monnaies Antiques Grecques ,romaines ,Gauloises.Monnaies Françaises et Etrangères Médailles et Jetons .

      Imprimerie Chaufour 1930 - 78pp. Très Bon Etat 10 plaques. à l'intérieur des feuillets commentés de chiffres et lettres de l'ancien propriétaire de cet ouvrage qui était expert. à l'intérieur les plats de titre du catalogue ont été conservés. reliure en tres bon etat fort cartonnage marbré bleu et dos cuir 5 nerfs titre et date dorés. une tranche rouge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hurra wir lesen! Hurra, wir schreiben! Eine Spielfibel von Tom Seidmann-Freud. ABC. Einbandzeichnung von Susanne Ehmcke.

      Berlin: Heribert-Stuffer-Verlag, 1930.. Erste Ausgabe. 62 Seiten, mit zahlreichen Illustrationen. 4° (Format ca. 26x21 cm), farbig illustrierter Orig.-Pappband.. Der Einband etwas fleckig, die Ecken etwas gestaucht, Papier gebräunt, Name auf Titel, innen durchgehend mit Buntstift ausgemalt, einige Bleistifteintragungen von Kinderhand. Das perforierte Blatt mit dem "Geleitwort für Erwachsene" am Ende fehlt! - Die Autorin (eigentlich Martha-Gertrud Seidmann-Freud, 1892-1930) war eine Nichte von Sigmund Freud. Das pädagogische Konzept der Fibel wurde u.a. von Walter Benjamin gelobt. - Bilderwelt 662; Doderer III, 372; Lexikon der KJL III, 374.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        James Joyce, Odysseus (Ulysses); Portret mladého umelce (Portrait des Künstlers als junger Mann). Tschechische Erstausgabe/Czech First Edition. Numerierte Auflage/numbered copies., Autorisierte Übersetzung durch/translated by Ladislav Vymetal (Ulysses Vol. I & III) u. Jarmila Fastrová (Vol. II) bzw. Stasa (Stanislava) Jílovská (Portret/Portrait).

      Prag/Praha, Václav Petr, 1930 - Tschechische Erstausgabe (vgl. Bohuslav Mának, The Czech and Slovak Reception of James Joyce, in: Geert Lernout, The Reception of James Joyce in Europe, S. 189). Nach der französischen und der deutschen, die dritte Übersetzung des Ulysses, die erste in eine slawische Sprache. **** 4 Bände, 8° (18.8*12.8 cm), 295 S., 2 Bll.; 280 (1) S., 2 Bll.; 459 S., 2 Bll. & 260 (1) S., 2 Bll., Bodoni Empiriana, echt engl. Alfa-Papier, hellblaues Leinen m. orangefarbener Deckel- u. Rückenprägung, Schuber. Im Kollophon numeriert, No. 978 (v. 1.600). Sehr schön erhaltene Exemplare, sehr seltene Erstausgabe. Keine Einträge, keine Gerüche übler Art. **** 4 vol., 8°, 295 pp., 2 leaves; 280 (1) pp., 2 leaves; 459 pp., 2 leaves & 260 (1) p., 2 leaves, Bodoni Empiriana, engl. Alfa-Paper, light blue cloth, front cover and spine stamped in orange-red, slipcase. Each volume numbered, #978 (of 1.600). Very nice copies, very rare 1st edition. No marks, no stamps, no odours. Versandkosten/Shipping costs: Inland max. 5 €, EU max. 15€, CH max. 20€, andere a.A./other destinations on demand. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1560 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Map of Cape Cod

      Provincetown.: Town Crier Shop.. 1930.. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 23 1/4 x 27 1/4 inches on sheet size 24 1/4 x 28 1/4 inches, archivally backed on linen. 1 1/2 inch area of paper loss filled at left upper edge (outside map area); overall very good condition. Brightly colored pictorial map of Cape Cod in a style reminiscent of WPA wood-engravings, the decorative border featuring images of the island and sea-faring life. This poster map was issued in several sizes and color schemes by the Town Crier Shop; this copy is the largest size that we have come across. .

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        Corps et biens

      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. Nrf Paris 1930 12x19cm broché

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        My Early Life, inscribed in the year of publication by Churchill to his teenage godson, finely bound in a matching clamshell preservation case

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1930. First edition, first printing. Half leather. This is the first edition, first printing, first state of Churchill's autobiography, inscribed by Churchill in the year of publication to his teenage godson. The inscription, inked in black in five lines on the blank endsheet preceding the half-title, reads: "To | Roger Frewen | from | Winston S. Churchill / Dec 1. 1930". We commissioned the binding in full plum calf, evoking the original binding color, with gilt decoration and print, raised spine bands, dark brown title and author panels, gilt top edge, and marbled paper endsheets. Roger Frewen's book plate was carefully recovered from the pastedown of the original binding and re-affixed to the new pastedown and a protective tissue cover was bound in preceding the inscribed page. A matching half-leather clamshell case is executed in the same plum calf as the binding (with marbled paper sides matching the volume's endsheets), leather corners, and the same spine design as the book. Roger d'Hauteville Moreton Frewen (1914-1972) was sixteen when he received this inscribed autobiography from his famous godfather. Roger was the son of Churchill's first cousin, Hugh Frewen, and grandson of Churchill's Aunt Clara, his mother's elder sister. Hugh's childhood was marked by visits with his Churchill and Leslie cousins, including Winston, who was nine years older than Hugh. Roger was born in London during the First World War while his father was serving on the front and Winston was First Lord of the Admiralty. Roger was educated in Switzerland and Cambridge. In 1933, just a few years after he received this inscribed copy, Roger suffered a near-fatal car accident. This and tuberculosis contracted during recovery permanently impaired his health. Nonetheless, Roger joined the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in 1938. Posted to the British Embassy in Berne during WWII, Roger listened to German and Italian military signals and reported information to Britain, drove lorries with military supplies through occupied France, and rescued escaped prisoners of war by crossing into Germany and Italy and bringing them to safety in Switzerland. Driven by income needs as his family grew, in the decades after the war Roger had careers in finance and real estate. Roger's son, Jonathan, from whom this book comes to us, recalls that Roger excelled at mathematics and languages and was "a kind man, an amusing raconteur... and a good Father." Jonathan also recalls that "Winston was an excellent godparent" who "never forgot a birthday or Christmas, no matter his duties." The Frewen collection includes books by Churchill inscribed to his godson spanning the 1930s to the 1950s. An inscribed copy of My Early Life made a fitting gift to a teenage godson. Originally published on 20 October 1930, My Early Life Covers the years spanning Churchill's birth in 1874 to his first few years in Parliament, including his time as an itinerant war correspondent and cavalry officer, his early years as an author, and his capture and daring escape during the Boer War. Churchill took some liberties with facts and perhaps deceptively lightened or over-simplified certain events, but this is forgivably in keeping with the wit, pace, and engaging style that characterize the book. Moreover, Churchill's style and liberties would have done nothing to diminish the book's appeal to his godson. The binding and matching preservation case are pristine. The contents are very good for the edition, with only modest intermittent spotting, mostly confined to the first and final leaves. First state of the first edition is confirmed by 11 titles on the half-title verso boxed list of works by the author. The inscription is modestly age-toned, but remains quite distinct. Some customary transfer from the original front pastedown glue left a faintly ghosted outline of Roger's bookplate just below Churchill's signature. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A91.1.a, Woods/ICS A37(aa), Langworth p.131

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        The Crowborough Edition of the Works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Includes the Sherlock Holmes mysteries, Professor Challenger's fantasies, Brigadier Gerard's adventures as well as the classic Strange Tales and Chivalrous Romances

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930., 1930. 24 volumes. Strictly Limited to 760 numbered sets SIGNED by the Author, this being edition number 268. Elegantly hand-bound in half dark blue oasis morocco, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments, raised bands, blue cloth boards, top edges gilt. Portrait frontispiece to vol.I. A fine set. This edition was designed to succeed the 1903 Author's Edition. The Crowborough is the only comprehensive collected works of Conan Doyle.

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        GEROLSTEIN/Eifel. Prächtige Gesamtansicht.

      - Aquarell mit Deckfarben über Bleistift, "Atelier J.Ruep", um 1930, 47 x 80 cm. Blick von einem erhöhten Standpunkt auf die Stadt, rechts Burgruine, in der Bildmitte der Lauf der Kyll, parallel dazu die mehrgleisige Eisenbahnlinie.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        The Two Tickets Puzzle

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1930. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Edges and endpapers slightly foxed; an excellent copy in the slightly soiled jacket that has sunned spine and edges, and a few nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression. A detective story, published in the US later the same year under the title The Two Ticket Puzzle. The publisher's retained copy with their ink stamp to the title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        COME LI HO VISTI. TRITTICO Arte. Industria. Commercio. Agricoltura. Sport. Seconda ediz.

      s.l., Italica Editoriale, s.d. (1930 ca.). In folio max. (mm. 530x380), legat. edit. in bross. con sovrac. in pergamino (spacchi) e nastro di cotone. Il vol. è diviso in tre libri, ciascuno con una belliss. copertina xilografata a colori da Gino Peroli, pp. XI,62,(2); 116; 34,(20). E?' ornato da deliziose grandi iniz. a vignetta in tinta e in b.n., con numerose tavv. f.t. di ill. fotografiche e con 10 tavv. per lo più di ritratti (applic. su cartoncino), sempre realizzati dal Peroli in xilografia in tinta. Dedicato alle personalità più eminenti e alle industrie dell?'Italia Settentrionale, è così suddiviso: Libro primo (Arte, Scienza, Sport) - Libro secondo (Industria e Commercio, Agricoltura) - Libro terzo (Aviazione, Automobilismo, Industria delle carrozzerie, Motori). Affascinante volume dal punto di vista grafico, molto ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        The Viking's Barrow at Littleholme

      Flansham: Pear Tree Press. 1930. Limited Edition. Japon vellum boards with printed label (reproducing title page engraving but in different colours) to upper board, light wear to spine ends and corners, a little spotting to lower edge of boards, bookplate of Janie Legge to front pastedown, some toning to endpapers, text leaves clean and bright, No18 of 20 copies printed on hand made paper from intaglio plates engraved by James Guthrie, signed by Guthrie on the limitation page. Plain paper wrapper showing some wear with several small nicks to top edge and a few spots (largest 1cm dia) to front panel. Loosely inserted is a prospectus consisting of a folded sheet of coloured paper with the engraving from the half-title page on its front, within this is contained a sample page but this is from a different work by the Pear Tree Press., Small folio, Unpaginated pp .

      [Bookseller: double B books]
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        The Savoy Cocktail Book.

      Constable, London 1930 - Signed Limited edition, published simultaneously to the first trade edition. Signed by Harry Craddock, this being number 230. Octavo, original half cloth, pictorial endpapers. Illustrations by Gilbert Rumbold. In near fine condition. Uncommon. Savoy Cocktail Book features 750 of Harry Craddock's most popular recipes. It is a fascinating record of the cocktails that set London alight at the time—and which are just as popular today. From Slings to Smashes, Fizzes to Flips, and featuring art deco illustrations, Harry Craddock was "the king of cocktail shakers," and The Savoy Cocktail Books contains humorous anecdotes on the origin of the cocktail and its purpose ("for the solace of man"), as well as "an elucidation of the Manners and Customs of people of quality in a period of some equality." "Behind every great bartender (literally) is a roughed-up, stained copy of The Savoy Cocktail's been an industry must-have since its first edition" (GQ). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Maltese Falcon

      New York: Alfred A Knopf 1930 - First edition ~ first printing. Octavo. Light grey cloth boards with dark gray falcon to front board and diamond-patterend spine; dark topstain; 267 pp. A Very Good copy with some dust-soiling and toning to cloth and topstain slightly rubbed; bookstore stamp to prelims and rear blank leaves and a few pages with a hint of foxing along the top edge, but generally clean and bright throughout. Lacking the scarce dust jacket. A well-preserved and unsophisticated copy of one of the most famous detective titles of all time. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D. Anthem, Bookseller]
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        Manual gráfico descriptivo del bibliófilo hispano americano (1475-1850)

      1930 - Madrid, Impr. de Góngora, 1930-1934 - 32x22 cm. 12 vols.Folio, hol., puntasObra completa: incluye los diez volúmenes de la obra, en orden alfabético, más el tomo XI: Tasación e índices y el tomo XII: suplemento. Contiene más de 3000 libros antiguos descritos. Todos los volúmenes ilustrados con facsímiles a toda página con la descripción bibliográfica en el pie. 

      [Bookseller: Vindel Subastas]
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        Mysterious Waye. The Story of "The Unsetting Sun".

      London, John Murray, 1930 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt. With the pictorial dust jacket supplied from another copy. Edges of boards and spine faded, lettering dull but a very good copy in the excellent dust jacket. First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription on his armorial bookplate pasted in at the front, "To A. J. Richardson Esq. with the author's compliments, P. C. Wren". Loosely inserted is the publisher's compliments slip giving details of the book's publication. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Hermia and Some Other Poems

      Ditchling: St. Dominic's Press, 1930. Octavo. (v), 32pp. One of 240 copies. With a full-page initialed inscription by Hilary Pepler to the verso of the colophon, dated August 1934. Illustrated with two woodcuts by David Jones, one of which is full-page. Bound in cloth-backed paper-covered boards. Lightly toned, with some edgewear, else very good.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Derrydale Sporting Scraps: "Woodcock Shooting: In the Birches." [and] "Quail Shooting: At the Briar Patch."

      New York: Derrydale Press, 1930. One of 350 copies. Hand-colored lithographs. 2 vols. Images 7 x 10 inches, plus margins, 11 x 14-3/4 inches overall. Fine. Woodcock Shooting framed, Quail Shooting unframed. A Pair of Shooting Prints

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Spektakl' segodnia

      1930. KORBON, A. and N. KOREPANOV. Spektakl' segodnia. 210 pp. 8vo., bound in publisher's illustrated wrappers. Moscow: Izd-vo TSK Vserabis, 1930. |~||~||~||~| An interesting overview of all aspects of the theatre under the Soviet Union, this volume features an attractive constructivist cover design by Konstatin Bor-Ramensky. Very scarce, with OCLC listing only 3 copies at University of Chicago, the British Library and Amsterdam University. Some wear to the edges of binding, slight tear to back of spine, inscriptions in ballpoint pen on back cover.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        The Law of Damages in South Africa

      Central News Agency, 1930, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st Editionthe original boards are worn and marked. gold gilt on the spine. the book has a previous owner's stamp mark and the binding is excellent. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law; Inventory No: 87fa.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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        [New York - Skyline]. Aquarell auf Karton.

      ca. 1930. 27 x 35 cm, Rahmen etwas berieben Preis in CHF: 540.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Chudo-Ken. Views Within and Outside. Chewdoh-Ken (Tudor House)

      1930. SHIMOMURA, Shotaro. Chudo-Ken. Views Within and Outside. Chewdoh-Ken (Tudor House). One leaf of text and 31 mounted gelatin silver prints, each with printed tissue guard. Oblong 4to., 218 x 278 mm, bound in contemporary decorative morocco by Matsuzaki & Co. Kyoto: [ca. 1930]. |~||~||~||~||~| Only Edition of this eccentric Japanese book, published to showcase a Tudor-style mansion designed by William Merrell Vories for Shotaru Shimomura, the chairman of the Japanese department store chain Daimaru. The book is comprised of black and white tipped-in photographs of interior rooms, furniture, decorative elements, and exterior shots of this Western Tudor house built in Japan before the Second World War. Shimomura was also a keen photographer, and exhibited in the Ashiya photographic Salons of 1935, 1936, and 1937. Vories had gone to Japan as a missionary and started an architectural practice to help fund his missionary work. A precious, if somewhat exotic, object.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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      1930 - This album contains 162 b&w vernacular photographs (2.75"x2" to 4"x6"), fixed with red photo mounts to both sides of heavy black leaves. Housed in a string-tied album, 10.25"x7.25"; old newspaper remnants on boards, internally clean and well-preserved. In addition to Shanghai and Hong Kong, some views may also have been taken in Wei Hai Wei (then a leased territory under British rule) and in Gibraltar, just before it was commissioned to China. Our unidentified soldier saw action in the "Shanghai January 28 Incident" during the Shanghai War of 1932. Photos there are taken from behind a sandbag barrier on a city street, with guns at the ready as the Sino-Japanese dispute unfolds. Also present are photographs of the Hankow barracks at Sham Shui Po, the camp in Kowloon which would later be used as a prison camp by the Japanese invaders in World War II. Other war-related images include firing practice, drills, trenching, and tent camps (in Gibraltar?). Also seen are the graves of fallen soldiers and Royal marines at the Hong Kong cemetery, and eight sun-toned photographs of the Suez Canal, the Port Said monument to Ferdinand de Lesseps, &c. ~~ Indigenous life and industry are seen in photographs of Chinese men using small hammers to chisel large stones into pebbles for building roads, in photos of unusual methods of conveyance, in a view of children playing at a riverside lumber yard, in a photograph of a woman with pole baskets--one holding harvested produce, the other holding her infant child, in views of the Great Wall, junks in the harbor, a soldier in a rickshaw, &c., &c. ~~ A memorialized photograph celebrates the HMS Suffolk leaving Shanghai for Hong Kong on 1 October 1932, after this lengthy patrol to Shanghai and the Yangtze delta. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: R & A Petrilla, Booksellers & Appraisers]
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        A Friar's Journey Calendar

      Ditchling: St Dominic's Press, 1930. Small octavo. 12ff. Each month is accompanied by its own wood engraving of a friar walking in the countryside as the seasons change behind him. These twelve images are the same as in Diary with Dominican Calendar. January's engraving is by David Jones; February through December are by M. Dudley Short. Bound in brown wrappers printed with a small Dominican Shield engraving by Eric Gill. Backing board is heavy card with original metal ring for hanging still attached. Front wrapper slightly chipped; otherwise this rare calendar is in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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