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        The Little Engine That Could

      The Platt & Munk Co. Inc. Publishers, New York 1930 - First Edition, First Printing with the title "The Little Engine" listed as the last title in the series list printed behind the front free endpaper. This ORIGINAL early issue jacket with a summary of the book on front flap and a box printed around the "Beautiful Books for Children" on the back panel is rich in colors with minor wear. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL Red Cloth on the spine with pictorial paste down to boards. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the boards. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy First Editions of this title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        La putain errante Dialogue de Madelaine et Julie Grand papier

      Paris: S.n., 1930. Fine. S.n., Paris 1930, 14x18cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui. - New printed 150 numbered copies on Japan nacré.Ouvrage illustrated with a vignette title and 12 colored engravings in and Inserts to érotique.Rare character and good copy editing. --- 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] Nouvelle édition imprimée à 150 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon nacré. Ouvrage illustré d'une vignette de titre ainsi que de 12 gravures coloriées in et hors-texte à caractère érotique. Rare et bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        ROOSEVELT. THE STORY OF A FRIENDSHIP, 1880 - 1919

      The Macmillan Company, 1930. - First edition. First issue. 8vo. The Suppressed edition. Dark blue cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine, v [blank], 372 [1] pp., frontispiece (portrait of Theodore Roosevelt in riding costume), prologue, illustrated, portraits, epilogue. Signed in ink on the half-title page by Owen Wister and dated November 14, 1931, with the further inked comments "See pages 25, 100, and 203." Corrections have been made in ink in Wister's hand on pages 25, 100, and 203. He has also made inked corrections on page 1 and at the Epilogue. Additionally Wister has corrected in ink Edith Roosevelt's middle name from "Karow" to "Carow." This copy bears the bookplates of Theodore Roosevelt III and Eleanor Butler Roosevelt on the front pastedown sheet. Also on the half-title page written in pencil are the words "The Suppressed Edition, E.B.R." (Eleanor Butler Roosevelt). This "Suppressed Edition" was named such because the spelling of Karow is with a "K" and corrected to a "C," and the book contains the story of a woman who, for her own future gain, lured Roosevelt into a house to meet / greet / honor a former slave. The story was removed in the second state of the book. Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt III, was the eldest son of Theodore "T. R." Roosevelt, Jr. Eleanor Butler Roosevelt (1880-1960) was a philanthropist, First Lady of Puerto Rico and the Philippines, and a daughter-in-law of U. S. President Theodore Roosevelt. She was the only daughter of Henry Addison Alexander, a prominent New York lawyer, and Grace Green. She was a great grand daughter of Theron Butler. She married politician and general Theodore Roosevelt III on June 29, 1910. A fine copy in the elusive dust jacket that has minor wear to the spine ends and a tiny chip to top of front and rear cover panels. Housed in a cloth slipcase and an exceptional copy of a choice item. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Draft Letter, in German, to Adele Jolles, wife of the professor with whom Wittgenstein lodged as a young man whilst attending the Technische Hochschule in Berlin, in which Wittgenstein seeks to explain his feelings on expression, loyalty,and affection

      Cambridge, Trinity College, , 1930. Autograph manuscript on ruled paper, folio, ff. [2]; written in Wittgenstein's cursive hand in pencil, with occasional corrections. Housed in a manilla folder. In a good state of preservation. The autograph draft of a personal letter written by Wittgenstein to the wife of a professor with whom he had lodged during his time of study in Berlin between 1906 and 1908, who "adopted him as their own 'little Wittgenstein'. Much later … Wittgenstein was embarrassed by the intimacy he had shared with the Jolles family, and replied to the friendly and affectionate letters he received from Mrs Jolles with stiff politeness. But while he was in Berlin, and for a number of years after he left, he was grateful enough for the warm concern they showed him." (Monk, p. 27). Written in reply to a letter of September 1930, in which Frau Jolles compliments him on the success of his career, whilst regretting the loss of their friendship - "You will always belong to the few bright and dear memories that I have; that's to say you won't, but that 'little Wittgenstein' and dear person will, whom you scarcely wish to know about any longer. I don't know the Wittgenstein of today." ?- Wittgenstein appears to strive to justify whatever misdeed had caused that disappointment by calling it a matter of communication, which he had mismanaged for the sake of "loyalty". The issue of loyalty runs through the whole draft: "Indeed, when I received your last letter but one, the letter in which you told me of your great misfortune, your unnatural and ?- forgive me the word ?- journalistic ways of expressing yourself caused me such repugnance and the feeling of such a difference between us that I put aside as absurd any idea of achieving an understanding with you. But now I see (and I even saw then, though less clearly) that it was wrong of me to allow myself to be ruled by such feelings when feelings of gratitude and loyalty should have come first. For that reason your reproach of disloyalty is unfortunately not only quite unjustified even though the case is not quite what you, naturally enough, suppose it to be. I knew and regretted that I had to disappoint your husband but that was not where my fault lay., because I had to disappoint a number of people precisely by doing the right thing. What I want to say is that my fault did not consist in regarding the achievement of understanding as out of the question, because it was - and perhaps still is ?- out of the question: no, my fault consisted in treating gratitude and loyalty as less important than mutual understanding, whereas in comparison with them it is of no account whatever. So I did after all not behave decently and I beg you and your husband to forgive me for that, if you can do so whole-heartedly." (McGuinness, p. 59). A valuable insight into the cerebral attempts of Wittgenstein to define, justify and overrule feelings, or instinctive reactions, or personal awkwardness, with reasoned arguments.

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        Vile Bodies.

      London: Chapman and Hall Ltd., 1930 - Octavo. Bound for presentation in 3/4 green morocco, titles to tpine gilt, top edge gilt. Severe spotting to contents and fore-edge, bookplate of Robert Laycock to front pastedown, corners lightly rubbed, a very good copy. Tenth printing, presentation copy, inscribed on the front endpaper: "For Bob this body in a fine integument from Evelyn" Vile Bodies, Waugh's second published novel, sold splendidly well upon publication, going through seven printings in as many weeks, and established Waugh as the pre-eminent novelist of his generation, while gaining him entry into the fashionable drawing rooms of Mayfair.

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        Sail. The romance of the clipper Ships. Volumes I-III, Pictured by J. Spurling, storied by Basil Lubbock, edited by F.A. Hook. With an Introduction by C. Fox Smith

      London : The Blue Peter Publishing Company, 1930, 1929, 1936. - X, 153, Kt., 152, 7 Bl., Kt., 102 pp., Kt., Ill. 3 volumes complete. Vol 1: Third impression 1930 (1000 copies), Vol. 2 First impression 1929 (1000 copies), Vol 3: First impression 1936 (1000 copies). English hardcover edition in three volumes. Slight signs of age and usage on hardcover (edges slightly word, corners slightly bumped), end-papers darkened, pages partly foxmarked, otherwiese in very good condition. Werktäglicher Versand. Jede Lieferung m. ordentl. Rechnung und ausgew. MwSt. Der Versand erfolgt als Büchersendung / Einschreiben mit der Deutschen Post bzw. als Päckchen / Paket mit DHL. Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 12 Tage. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 4500 Gebundene Ausgabe, OHLn. m. goldgepr. Beschr.,

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        Moby Dick or The Whale

      New York: Random House, 1930. First Trade Edition. Very near fine in black cloth covered boards with silver colored text and decorations stamped on the spine and front board with minor, light foxing to the end sheets and two notes by a previous owner written in pencil at the top edge of the rear free end page. In a good+, unclipped dust jacket with the lower two inches of the spine area missing and with 1/4" chips from the upper corners of the spine area which is also well tanned. This is the frist trade edition after the publication of the three volume limited edition by the Lakeside Press (which is nicknamed "Moby Dick in a can"). Illustrated by Rockwell Kent with all of the same drawings which appeared in the limited edition. 822 pages plus the epilogue. A tight, attractive copy in the very uncommon dust jacket also designed and illustrated by Kent which does not mention the author's name.

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        Corps et biens EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Nrf, 1930. Fine. Nrf, Paris 1930, 12x19cm, broché. - first edition, a copy of the press service. Signed autograph of the author René Arcos   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaire du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé de Robert Desnos à René Arcos. Quelques rares rousseurs sur les plats de couverture.  

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        THE PLANT INTRODUCTIONS OF REGINALD FARRER.

      LIMITED EDITON OF 500 COPIES, 450 OF WHICH FOR SALE London 1930, - New Flora & Silva. White cloth, top gilt, 113p.12 color, 5 b.w. photos and a complete bibliography of allbooks & papers by Farrer. R A R EA LIMITED EDITION OF 500 COPIES, 450 OF WHICH ARE FOR SALE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Belshazzar.

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and front board yellow, top edge yellow, yellow coated endpapers. With the dust jacket. Spine cracked but holding, spine ends and tips a little rubbed. A very good copy in the bright jacket with rubbed and nicked extremities. First US edition, first printing of Haggard's last novel, finished in late 1924 but not published until 1930, five years after his death. It was first published in the UK earlier the same year. From the library of Roger Allen, the founder and secretary of the Rider Haggard Society, with his ownership signature to the front pastedown. Whatmore F58.6.a. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Andy Blake & The Pot of Gold By Leo Edwards. With Rare Color Dustjacket of Goose on Table Laying Golden Eggs Surrounded By Men, 1 in Vest, One with Blue Navy Suit with Blue Hat & White at Neck in Front Fireplace

      Grosset & Dunlap 1930 - HBDJ, 1930, 1st Edition, 1st printing, Lists thru this Title on DJ Back, DJ Light Rub, wear, NF+/VG-, AS-IS, FOXING & small Chips Scuff, Tears Extremities, Small Triangular Chip & smaller corner Chip Front DJ, Small Chips Spine DJ Ends, DJ has chips to spine top and bottom plus larger chip to bottom of front panel below authors name affecting Portion Blurb at Bottom, DJ Lettered in Red outlined in Black front DJ, Pretext Lists thru this Title, THICK Red Cloth lettered in Yellow Outlined in Black, 228 pgs + ADS [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Lost Tribes - A Myth: Suggestions Towards Rewriting Hebrew History

      Durham, NC, U.S.A.: Duke University Press. Hardcover. 802 pages plus 42 pages of black and white plates, primarily photographic, at back. Extensive bibliography and index of scripture passages. Topical index. All three foldout maps present. Errata slip inserted at Table of Contents. "The notion of identifiable 'lost tribes' involves certain presuppositions concerning Hebrew history, and masses of supposed local evidence in many parts of the world. These presuppositions and the assumed evidence require a candid and searching anthropological historical examination. This book has no other purpose or method. But the examination brings to light a great body of the real facts of Hebrew history." - from Preface. Gilt lettering upon backstrip. Embossed decoration upon front board. Fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. Some pages uncut. Narrow opening in binding at second blank leaf from back. Substantial greyish mottling to black cloth-covered boards. A worthy reference copy of this detailed study. . Fair. 1930. First Edition.

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        Le bal EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Grasset, 1930. Fine. Grasset, Paris 1930, 11,5x17,5cm, broché. - First Edition, one of 56 numbered copies on Arches paper paper, leading copy after 16 Annam. Nice 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] Edition originale, un des 56 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches, tirage de tête après 16 Annam. Agréable exemplaire.

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        Von den Zwergen

      maschinenschriftliches Manuskript, um 1930.. Titelblatt und 6 einseitig beschriebene Seiten 6 Original-Aquarellzeichnungen, gr. 8°. Gebunden in roten einfachen Papierumschlag, gutes Ex.. UNIKAT (wurde nie veröffentlicht, war als Geschenk für Freunde gedacht, bzw. deren Kinder, aus dessen Nachlaß dies stammt) Wunderschöne farbige Aquarellzeichnungen mit Bildern von Zwergen ////////// Titelblatt hs. Widmung "Paul und Marthel für ihre Kinder" (d.i. Paul Berthel und Martha Berthel, geb. Scheidel, beide lebten in Karlsruhe-Rüppurr in der Gartenstadt und waren aktiv im Wandervogel, sowie in der Gartenstadtbewegung tätig) /////////// Erika Nöldeke-Christaller (1896-1963); Schriftstellerin; sie ernährte nach der Amtsenthebung ihres Mannes die Familie durch die Schriftstellerei mit. die meisten ihrer Werke besitzen autobiographische Züge. Sie ist die Tochter der Schriftstellerin Helene Christaller (1872-1953) und des Schriftstellers, Verlegers und Pfarrers Erdmann Christaller, der 1901 wegen seines Romans "Prostitution des Geistes" gemaßregelt und amtsenthoben wurde. (Anm.: Eine entlarvende u. hintergründige Kritik an der evang. Kirche). Erwähnenswert ist auch der Nachlaß der Künstlerin Erika Nöldeke-Christaller mit einem umfangreichen Grafikbestand in der Evangelischen Landeskirche in Baden (Karlsruhe)

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        ARCHIVOS MUSICALES ].

      Barcelona, 1879-1930. - Exceptionnel et précieux ensemble de partitions, pour la plupart manuscrites, composant les archives musicales du guitariste espagnol Severino García Fortea. Né vers 1850 à Siete Aguas près de Valence, il vécut toute sa vie à Barcelone où il mourut en 1931. Elève et ami du maître guitariste Tárrega, il fut un guitariste de haut niveau et l'un des premiers à composer systématiquement des arrangements pour la guitare à partir d'airs connus. On lui attribue notamment le premier arrangement pour la guitare de la célèbre pièce "Asturias" du compositeur Albéniz, initialement composée pour le piano et qui devint l'un des morceaux les plus célèbre du répertoire de la guitare classique. Ces archives se composent 1° d'une importante collection de partitions manuscrites, autographes pour la plupart, et 2° de partitions imprimées sous forme de fascicules conservés dans une chemise cartonnée ou sous forme de volumes reliés. Les archives manuscrites rassemblent plus de 150 partitions autographes signées de Severino García, dont plus des deux tiers sont constitués de ses travaux originaux de transcription pour la guitare et ses compositions originales. On y trouve également des pièces autographes signées par des musiciens de l'entourage de García Fortea, comme Francisco Tárrega, Manuel Rodríguez, Miguel Ángel Garcia Lassalette, Francisco Ferrán, Severino López, Antonio Mestres Gómez, Fernando Gravina, ou Antonio López Villanueva. Parmi les partitions imprimées se trouve notamment un exemplaire annoté de l'Arlésienne de Bizet, un exemplaire du livre de Baldomero Cateura i Turró sur la mandoline espagnole offert par l'auteur à Severino García Fortea, un recueil de partitions pour piano, et une importante collection de fascicules de musique notée dont certains ont été offerts à Severino García par leur auteur (Eduardo Mezzacapo, Manuel Burgés). Cet ensemble exceptionnel offre un témoignage de première importance sur les travaux du guitariste espagnol, sur son entourage et sur ses influences musicales dont elles permettent d'apprécier la variété. Description complète disponible sur demande. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        FOMENTO TURISMO DE PALMA - VISITAD MALLORCA

      J. Barguñó C.1930 - Soporte: Entelado/On linen. MALLORCA Tamaño del cartel: 69x100 El cartel está en excelente condición.

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        FOMENTO TURISMO DE PALMA. FOR SUNSHINE, MALLORCA"

      J. Barguñó C.1930 - Soporte: Entelado/On linen. MALLORCA Tamaño del cartel: 69x100 El cartel está en excelente condición.

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        La Leçon d'Amour dans un parc - Les nouvelles Leçons d'Amour dans un parc. Illustré par Carlègle.

      P., Editions Mornay, 1929 - 1930, 2 vol. in-8 (240 x 165) brochés sous couverture illustrées en couleurs et rempliées, de 292 pp. + justification de tirage & 242 pp. + table et justification de tirage. Petite hombre en couverture du premier volume, très pâles rousseurs en tranches supérieures, très beaux exemplaires. - 49e et 54e volumes de la collection "Les Beaux Livres" de chez Mornay. Illustrations de Carlègle, coloriées au pochoir. Tirés à 1091 & 1085 exemplaires numérotés, 1 des 71 (N°43) & 1 des 67 (N°20) sur Japon (deuxième papier après 3 exemplaires sur Japon ancien renfermant les dessins originaux), auxquels on a ajouté des suite des illustrations en noir, renfermées dans des pochettes illustrées à part, non précisées dans le justificatif de tirage.Très rare réunion des 2 titres en grand papier. Réf. Biblio. : Carteret IV-80 : " Ensemble très recherché surtout en grand papier ".

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        Tanar of Pellucidar

      Metropolitan, New York 1930 - Very good Metropolitan first printing in blue boards but in a very-good-minus GROSSET & DUNLAP jacket with small chips at spine corners. Jacket retains the same Berdanier design as the Metropolitan original but bears no price to flap, offers a list of other G&D titles to verso, and is clearly identified as G&D to rear flap as well as to spine. (Yes, that's the way it came to us.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        (Würzburg - Partie an der Alten Mainbrücke mit Grafeneckart),

      um 1930.. . Blick vom linksmainischen Ufer entlang der Brückenbögen über den Fluß auf die Stadtsilhouette mit Rathaus und den Domtürmen im Hintergrund. Ölbild auf Leinwand von Josef (Joe) Steinthal, re. u. sign. "Steinthal", um 1930. Ca. 30 x 40 cm. - Rahmung im Preis inbegriffen. - Die teils verwischten Farbflächen geben dem Bild einen schemenhaften Eindruck, der durch die Spiegelung der Gebäude im Wasser verstärkt wird. Durch den tiefen Augpunkt ergibt sich eine starke vertikale Wirkung.

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        As I Lay Dying

      Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1930 - A near fine first edition (First Published 1930 stated on copyright page) in a very good, restored dust jacket. Second issue book with "I" correctly aligned on page 11. Housed in both a slipcase with the dust jacket design and another custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Framed Typed Letter Signed as President

      Washington, D.C., 1930. unbound. 1 page on White House letterhead, 7.25 x 6.5 inches, Washington, D.C., August 14, 1930. In this letter, Hoover offers kind words to a church for a milestone anniversary, in full: "I am glad to learn that the Methodist Episcopal Church at East Chatham is to celebrate its seventy-fifth anniversary on Sunday, and I will be obliged if you will express to your congregation my cordial congratulations and best wishes." One horizontal fold and light spotting, but still in very good(+) condition. Set beside a 5.5 x 4.5-inch portrait engraving of Hoover. Double-matted in brown and gray and set in a silver frame measuring 13 x 18 inches. Accompanied by the original postmarked envelope.

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        Belshazzar

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.,, 1930. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and front board yellow, top edge yellow, yellow coated endpapers. With the dust jacket. Spine cracked but holding, spine ends and tips a little rubbed. A very good copy in the bright jacket with rubbed and nicked extremities. First US edition, first printing of Haggard's last novel, finished in late 1924 but not published until 1930, five years after his death. It was first published in the UK earlier the same year. From the library of Roger Allen, the founder and secretary of the Rider Haggard Society, with his ownership signature to the front pastedown.

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        Herrn Kammersänger Richard Tauber Zur Erinnerung an seien I. Tonfilm: "Ich glaub nie mehr an eine Frau" (Das Dirnenlied) - Fotoalbum mit 48 großformatigen s/w Fotos

      Verleger nicht bekannt, 1930.. 1. und einzige Auflage (Einzelstück) 50 Seiten Ledereinband. Bei diesem Angebot handelt es sich um eine wahre Rarität. Es scheint sich um eine einmalige Anfertigung zu handeln, welche speziell für Richard Tauber gefertigt wurde. Anlass war dessen erster Tonfilm "Ich glaub nie mehr an eine Frau" aus dem Jahr 1930. Regie führte Max Reichmann. Diesen Film gibt es wohl nicht mehr, nur noch eine Tonaufzeichnung auf einer Schallplatte. Aber das habe ich nur recherchiert. Aus Unkenntnis über den wahren Preis, habe ich hier einen sehr hohen Preis gewählt. Auf Grund der scheinbaren Seltenheit, Rarität kann der Preis realistisch oder sogar zu billig sein. Es kann aber auch sein, dass ich das Teil völlig überschätze. Aus diesem Grund sind Preisvorschläge erwünscht.. Die Mappe besteht aus 48 s/w Fotografien, welche durchweg in einem tadellosen Zustand sind. Die Blätter, auf welche diese integriert sind, sind durchweg auch in einem altersentsprechend guten und sauberen Zustand. Die Blätter sind am Rand stärker gebräunt und auch etwas berieben. An den Ecken stellenweise etwas stärker. Aber alles keineswegs übermäßig. Vor allem die Fotos sind völlig schadfrei und es scheint sich um echte Fotos zu handeln, keine Abdrücke oder dergleichen. In der Mappe ist sonst nichts eingetragen. Keine Beschriftung, keine bedruckten Seiten, nichts. Rik2821

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        [Complete set of the Swallows and Amazons novels:]

      London, Jonathan Cape,, 1930?-47. Swallows and Amazons; Swallowdale; Peter Duck; Winter Holiday; Coot Club; Pigeon Post; We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea; Secret Water; The Big Six; Missee Lee; The Picts And The Martyrs: or Not Welcome At All; Great Northern. 12 volumes, octavo. Finely bound in recent full green morocco, raised bands, gilt and titles and decoration to spine, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, pictorial endpapers in front. Maps drawn by Stephen Spurrier. Very good condition for a rare set. All First Editions except Swallows and Amazons which is a first illustrated edition.

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        Manosque des plateaux EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Emile-Paul frères, 1930. Fine. Emile-Paul frères, Paris 1930, 14,5x20,5cm, broché. - Original, one of 50 numbered copies on Japan Edition, leading copy. Illustrated book with a frontispiece Lucien Jacques. Our copy is full of double state of the frontispiece like all copies of the leading copy. 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] Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, tirage de tête. Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice de Lucien Jacques. Notre exemplaire est bien complet du double état du frontispice à l'instar de tous les exemplaires du tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire.

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        L' Anti - Justine ou les Délices de l' Amour.

      De l' Imprimerie de Monsieur Nicolas s.d. (ma stampato e pubblicato da Maurice Duflou c. 1930) Restif de la Bretonne, Nicolas Edme (1734 - 1806). Ile Saint - Louis, De l' Imprimerie de Monsieur Nicolas, s.d. (ma stampato e pubblicato da Maurice Duflou c. 1930). L' Anti - Justine ou les Délices de l' Amour. Nouvelle édition entiérement revue et corrigée, étabile pour la premiere fois sur le texte original de 1798. Précédé d' une notice bibliographique par Helbey... In - 8° grande, br. originale. 2 ff.b., 243, (1) pp, e 12 tavole f.t. incise all' acquatinta, di soggetto estremamente licenzioso, eseguite da De Loup. Bell' esemplare. Rara edizione fuori commercio stampata in 350 esemplari numerati (n. 265) su carta Alfax. "Cet ouvrage estrémement licencieux est de Restif la Bretonne..." (Enfer de la Bibliothèque Nationale, p. 237). Pia, les livres de l' Enfer, 67. Uff. Mob. 1

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        Michael And Mary

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Signed limited edition. First edition. One of a limited 260 copies signed by A. A. Milne. In Very Good+ condition. Fading to cloth on spine. Light rubbing to cloth, light bump to bottom rear corner. Faint, sporadic foxing to pages. A lovely copy, signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Handbuch der geographischen Wissenschaft. ( Natur - Kultur und Wirtschaft.) 12 Bände (von 13, ohne den Band "Deutsches Reich II). Allgemeine Geographie 2 Bände (Band 1: Physikalische Geographie; Band 2: Das Leben auf der Erde) ; Deutsches Reich 2 Bände ; Mittel und Osteuropa (außer Deutsches Reich) ; Südost- und Südeuropa ; West und Nordeuropa ; Vorder- und Südasien ; Nordasien, Zentral- und Ostasien ; Afrika ; Australien, Ozeanien, Antarktis ; Südamerika ; Nord- und Mittelamerika und Arktis. - Natur, Kultur und Wirtschaft.

      Potsdam, Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft Athenaion, 1930 - 1940.. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text und auf montierten Tafeln, sowie beiligenden Karten in Deckeltaschen. 29 x 23, 5 cm, blaue Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf roten und braunen (blauen) Rückenschildern und Rückenschmuck, Deckel mit Leinen bezogen, Lederecken.. Jeder Band durch Register erschlossen. Fast vollständige und komplette Halbleder-Ausgabe. * *Der Band "Deutsches Reich Band II", ohne Inhaltsverzeichnis und Register sowie abweichend gebunden, deshalb äußerlich nicht der Hit, kann auf Wunsch zur Komplettierung mitgeliefert werden. * * * Zwei Rücken (Südamerika und Australien) verblasst, Rückensschilder nicht ganz einheitlich in der Farbe, Einbände nur gganz geruing berieben, sonst und im Ganzen gut bis sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

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        Schriftsteller und Kulturhistoriker (1878-1938): Eigenh. Postkarte mit U.,

      Kufstein, 7. V. 1930. - (Poststempel). 1 1/2 S. Mit Abb. u. Zierrahmen auf der Adress-Seite. An den "Verlag C.H. Beck / München Wilhelmstraße 9" (eigenh. adressiert): "Sehr geehrte Verlagsleitung, / bitte schicken Sie freundlichst an Hrn. E r w i n G o l d a r b e i t e r, Hadersdorf- Weidlingau bei Wien Bd I [seiner "Kulturgeschichte der Neuzeit"], "geb [gebunden] als Freiexemplar. Meine Adresse ist jetzt wieder Kufstein." - // - Gelocht, mit Klammerspur. - Auf Postkarte mit Absenderstempel "Dr. Egon Friedel! / Wien / XVIII., Gentzgasse 7." u. braunes Kupfertiefdruck- Foto vom Gosausee- Dachstein, Oberösterreich. - Von Verlagsmitarbeiter gelocht und mit Verarbeitungsvermerk (rote Unterstreichung unter "1", "geb" u. "Freiexemplar". - // - Friedell besaß ein Sommerhaus in Kufstein, wo er zusammen mit seinem Nachbarn Gustav Waldau eine Künstlerkolonie bilden wollte. Sein Hauptwerk, die "Kulturgeschichte der Neuzeit" erschien nach mehrere Absagen durch andere Verleger in drei Bänden 1927-1931 mit großem Erfolg im Beck Verlag, der bis heute Friedells kulturgeschichtliche Werke herausgibt. Nach dem Machtantritt Hitlers 1933 konnte Friedell im Deutschen Reich nicht mehr publiziert werden. Deshalb erschien der erste Band der ebenfalls in 3 Bänden geplanten "Kulturgeschichte des Altertums" unter dem Titel "Kulturgeschichte Ägyptens und des Alten Orients" 1936 im Zürcher Helikon-Verlag. Bis zum 16. März 1938, als sich Friedell der drohenden Verhaftung nach dem "Anschluß" Österreichs durch den tödlichen Sprung aus dem Fenster der Gentzgasse 7 (vgl. Absenderstempel) entzog, arbeitete er am zweiten Band, der sich mit Griechenland beschäftigte. - Das fast vollendete Manuskript mit dem Arbeitstitel "Hellas und Rom" konnte nach Friedells Suizid zusammen mit dem Manuskript von "Die Reise mit der Zeitmaschine" (EA 1949 bei Piper) durch den in unserer Karte mit dem Freiexemplar bedachten Erwin Goldarbeiter, "einem ehemaligen Vertrauten Max Reinhardts, der in den letzten Jahren Friedell bei der Abwicklung seiner Verlagsangelegenheiten behilflich war", ins Ausland gebracht werden (vgl.: Bernhard Viel: Egon Friedell: Der geniale Dilettant. S. 301). Es wurde 1940 in Oslo erstmals veröffentlicht. Erwin Goldarbeiter wir von Friedell in einem seiner Briefe (Aphorismen und Briefe, List 1961) sogar als "mein Sekretär" erwähnt. - Selten! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        SWALLOWS & AMAZONS

      Published by Jonathan Cape, 1930. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Spurrier, Steven. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Blue/green cloth with gilt titles to front cover and spine. Maps by Spurrier. Spine is completely faded and browned; other browning/fading to cover edges; mottling to some covers. Bumping and wear to corners; light chipping to a couple of corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Page browning. Erased inscription to half-title page. Odd margin mark.A few pages to prelims have trimmed edges. 1" closed tear to top of first page. Binding is still nice and tight for this 1st edition! [S]

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        Moby Dick, Or the Whale

      New York: Random House, 1930. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Hardcover. Octavo, 822 pages. In the rare dustjacket. Black cloth with bright silver lettering and illustration on the front and spine, with pages crisp and square. Dustjacket has one large piece missing on the bottom front, and has been reinforced on the verso to protect its fragile state.

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        Unserluftstreitkrafte 1914-1918. Ein Denkmal Deutschen Heldentums

      Berlin: Weller 1930. (Hardcover) ix,467pp. + 91pp.. Good to very good. Folio in original decorative cloth binding with bevelled edges, top edge stained, rebacked with original spine. Plates (some folding) in colour, sepia toned and b&w from photos and drawings with numerous illustrations in text..

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        [Op. 32]. Von heute auf morgen Oper in einem Akt von Max Blonda Musik von Arnold Schönberg Klavierauszug

      Im Selbstverlag des Komponisten Auslieferung und Bühnenvertrieb Edition Benno Balan, Berlin=Charlottenburg 4: [without PN]. [1930]. Folio. Original publisher's wrappers printed in blue. [i] (title), [ii] (list of characters, list of orchestral instruments, instructions for performance), [3]-140 pp. Facsimile of copyist's manuscript. Copyright notice to lower left corner of p. 3: "Copyright 1930 by Arnold Schönberg, Berlin." Printed note to lower right corner of last page of music: "Schrift und Druck Rokodruck, Berlin." Titling of upper wrapper identical with title except lacking imprint. Wrappers soiled; corners slightly chipped. . Second edition. Rufer (Engl.) pp. 58-60. Ringer p. 317. Tetsuo Satoh pp. 23-24. The manuscript on which the edition is based is lost. The first edition, from 1929, lacks the reference to Edition Benno Balan in the imprint and carries a typeset copyright notice dated 1929. It is also a facsimile, but is based on a different, partially autograph, manuscript. Max Blonda is a pseudonym of Schoenberg's (second) wife, Gertrud, née Kolisch (1898-1967). Von heute auf morgen is Schoenberg's first opera and also the first dodecaphonic opera by any composer. "For Schönberg it was the twelve-tone system that held the key to the future, and in 'Von heute auf morgen' he was seeking to prove that that key was not incompatible with popular success. The 1930 performances at the Frankfurt Opera and over the radio disappointed the composer. His hopes for popular success were not realized. Within two months of the premiere Schönberg was to pen the rather defensive essay 'My Public,' an essay in which he argues that 'expert judges'—principally conductors, performers, and others with influence in the musical world—are to blame for the lack of understanding of his music." Website of the Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna

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        Wengen - Jungfrau. - Photographie originale.

      s.d. (vers 1930),. 57 x 42 cm, signee 'Giger Phot. Wengen', montee sur carton. Legerement jaunie dans les coins.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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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]

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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.

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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)

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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.

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        Steuer und Wirtschaft. Teil I: Abhandlungen und Teil II: Rechtsprechung des Reichsfinanzhofs, IX.- XI. Jahrgang 1930-1932 und Generalregister 1922-1931 in 2 Bänden * insgesamt 9 Bände im Original-Verlagseinband,

      Stuttgart / München / Berlin, Verlag J.Hess / J.F.Bergmann / Springer-Verlag, 1930-1932. - Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlagseinband: insgesamt 9 Bände, jeweils gebunden in grünes Ganzleinen / Leinen / OLn / Ln im Format 22 x 30 cm, mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel in Goldprägung, etwa 500 - 650 Seiten je Band, jeweils mit Inhalts- und Schlagwortverzeichnis; das Generalregister in 2 Bänden. - Mitherausgeber: Dr.h.c. Enno Becker (Senatspräsident am Reichsfinanzhof), Prof.Dr. Hermann Dorn (Präsident des Reichsfinanzhofs) und Dr. Albert Hensel (o.ö.Professor an der Universität Königsberg), verantwortlicher Schriftleiter: Rechtsanwalt Dr. Heinrich Reinach/München. U.a. mit einem Aufsatz von Prof.Dr.Johannes Popitz: Betrachtungen zur Neuordnung der Steuern. - Erstausgabe in ganz guter bis mittlerer Erhaltung (Rücken bei den 1930er Bänden stark verblichen; bei Band 1931/II kleiner Gewebeeinriss am Rücken geklebt, einige Einbände mit teils stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren, Besitzerstempel auf Vorsatz, sonst gut) Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

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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..

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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]

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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]

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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

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