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        Das Zauberboot. Ein Bilderbuch zum Drehen, Bewegen und Verwandeln. (Das neue Wunderhaus).

      Berlin,1923. Stuffer 1930. - 4¡. 6 nn.Bll. Mit teils beweglichen Farbillustrationen. Orig.-Halbleinenbd. (Kanten berieben, Ecken bestossen, etwas fleckig). 3. Ausgabe des Bilderbuches von T. Seidmann-Freud (1892-1930), einer Nichte von Sigmund Freud, die eine der wichtigsten Bilderbuch-KŸnstlerinnen der 20er Jahre in Deutschland war und mit der erstmals psychoanalytisches Gedankengut Weg ins Kinderbuch fand. - 1 Bl. mit RandlŠsur, 3 Bll. mit Klebebandspur, Innengelenk mit Klebeband verstŠrkt, Buchblock jedoch intakt, Ziehmechanismen defekt, kšnnen aber restauriert werden, etwas fleckig, Innendeckel mit Kritzeleien von Kinderhand. - Vgl. Doderer III, 374. Pressler 208. "Die Schiefertafel", Jg. IV/3, 1981, S. 163 ff. Bilderwelt 660 und 2062 (1929 u. 1930). Murken-Stuffer 7. Lang de [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Buch + Kunst + hommagerie Sabine Koitka]
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        Mario und der Zauberer

      Berlin: S. Fischer,, 1930. Ein Tragisches Reiseerlebnis. Duodecimo. Original pictorial boards, all edges yellow, illustrated endpapers. With the original pictorial card slipcase. Black and white illustrations in the text by Hans Meid, who also designed the covers, endpapers and slipcase. Edges of boards and slipcase rubbed, with some surface loss to corners of slipcase, contents bright. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf: "An frau G. Gunst, zum freundlichen Gedenken an Ihren Besuch in Nidden, 26/28 VIII 31, Thomas Mann". Mann and his family spent their summers from 1930 to 1932 in the Lithuanian sea resort of Nida, then part part of Germany and known as Nidden. He wrote part of Joseph and his Brothers there. The summer house he built is now a museum dedicated to his work.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus

      1930. BREASTED, J. H. The Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus. Published in Facsimile and Hieroglyphic Transliteration and Commentary in Two Volumes. [The University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications Volumes III & IV]. 596 pp. Illustrated with 22 plates. 4to. and folio atlas volume, bound in recent dark brown morocco. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1930. |~||~||~||~| First Edition. "Edwin Smith, pioneer Egyptologist, purchased the papyrus which bears his name at Luxor in 1862. The original text was written about 3000 B.C. and the present manuscript is a copy dating about 1600 B.C. It is the oldest known surgical (and scientific) treatise and consists entirely of case reports; it describes 47 different cases of injuries and affections of the head, nose and mouth, together with methods of bandaging." A detailed review of this most important work is to be found in Zimmerman & Veith's "Great ideas in the history of surgery" (1967; pp 3-13). Garrison & Morton, 5547.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        On Being Ill

      London: The Hogarth Press,, 1930. Octavo. Original vellum-backed green-blue cloth boards, gilt titles to spine, marbled endpapers. With the dust jacket. Board edges a little faded, internally fine; an excellent copy in the slightly toned jacket with some nicks and chips to extremities, and front flap partially split from front panel. First edition, first impression, signed limited edition. This is copy 106 of 250 copies signed by the author with her typical purple ink.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Love Fantasia. Dedicated to All Those People who Need a Thrill

      N.p., 1930. With 5 explicit plates with celluloid overlays. 23 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue wrappers, somewhat chipped at margins. With pencil erotic drawing laid in at the back.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930., 1930. First edition. Near fine in price clipped dust jacket by Bobri [Vladimir Bobritsky], lightly sunned on the spine. Six men and two women are trapped in a tropic clearing in a South American jungle ... and one of them is a murderer! One of the members of the party is found horribly strangled by the head of an Indian doll that had been shoved down the victim's throat. Le May was a successful Western author, Hollywood screenwriter, and ultimately a producer and director. He is best known for such Western novels as THE SEARCHERS, which was made into the tour de force movie by John Ford that starred John Wayne. Other novels include USELESS COWBOY, CATTLE KINGDOM, THE UNFORGIVEN, and many more. This Crime Club title is his only mystery novel. Sharp copy.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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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. Book fine; unclipped dust jacket, with some shallow chips to the spine ends, small chip very slightly affecting the title lettering, minor toning to the spine, minor split to the front hinge at the spine head, two tiny holes to the rear panel at the edges, otherwise bright and clean panels. Overall, a very good and pleasing copy in an unsophisticated 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. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Moby Dick or The Whale

      New York: Random House,, 1930. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full black morocco, lettered and decorated in silver after the original Rockwell Kent designed binding, pictorial block of a whale to the spine, burgundy coated endpapers, all edges silver. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent with woodcuts throughout the text, with full-page plates, chapter head and tailpieces, other smaller cuts in the text. A fine copy. First Rockwell Kent trade edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the original binder's front blank.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Collected Works

      New York: Wm H. Wise & Company,, 1930. [Including Man and Superman; Pygmalion.] 30 volumes, octavo. Recent dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, roll to boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Photogravure portrait frontispiece of Shaw. The occasional minor blemish, an excellent set. The Ayot St. Lawrence Edition, the definitive edition of the collected works of George Bernard Shaw named for the village where he lived. One of a limited edition of 1790 sets of which this is number 1102. A handsome set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Law of Zoning, by James Metzenbaum

      New York, Baker, Voorhis And Company, 1930, Hardback, The True 1st EditionNear fine copy in the original gilt-blocked dark buckram. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 569 pages; Description: xiv, , 569 p. 24cm. Notes: "Index to cases and to references": p. 529-569. Subjects: Zoning. Cities and towns--United States. Law reports, digests, etc. --United States.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Monumenti e studi per la storia della miniatura italiana. La collezione di Ulrico Hoepli

      Milano, editore libraio della Real Casa, 1930. - Folio (290 x 390 mm). (2), 154 pp., final blank. With 6 matted plates in color and gold, 147 heliotype plates, and 79 illustrations in the text. Publisher's original printed boards. Only edition, number 225 of 300 numbered copies. Lavishly produced standard work on Italian illuminated manuscripts from the 13th to the 16th centuries, describing the collection of the famous bookdealer and publisher Ulrico Hoepli (1847-1935). - Binding rubbed, extremeties bumped, hinges cracked; a few edge flaws. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Scènes de la Vie Future

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1930. First edition, one of 1625 numbered copies (this being #1739), of a total edition of 1969. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary half red calf and marbled boards, with original wrappers bound in, t.e.g., by Bayntun of Bath for Sotherans. Booklabel of H.G. Wells on verso of original front wrapper. Fine. America's Menace: Inscribed to H.G. Wells Classic expression of a European intellectual's unease at the spread of modern, industrialized society, particularly as represented by American "civilization". Duhamel's work was translated into English as America the Menace, 1931. This copy is inscribed by Duhamel on the flyleaf to a another famous futurist who shared Duhamel's concerns about American society (e.g. in The Future in America, 1906): "A H.G. Wells | honneur des lettres | son fidèle | G Duhamel | Juillet 30"

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        IRENIKON komplette Jahrgänge 1930-1950, TOME VII - TOME XXIII. Bibliotheksbindung überwiegend mit Goldprägung. RARITÄT

      Chevetogne, Belgique Prieure Benedictin D'Amay, 1930.. Bibliothekseinband. Die Serie enthält 16 Bände. Jeder Einband enthält 3 Trimester des Jahrgangs. Altersgemäß gut erhaltene Bücher Die Jahrgänge 1940-1945 wurden während des Krieges in einem Band zusammengefaßt. Namenseinträge in den Büchern. Weitere Bilder bitte per Email anfordern Altersfreigabe (FSK) ab 0 Jahre Werktäglicher Sofortversand aller Bestellungen bis 14 Uhr. Jeder Sendung liegt eine ausgedruckte Rechnung bei.

      [Bookseller: buch-mars - Einzelunternehmen]
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        The Oath. Sinn Fein election poster.

      1st Ed Sinn Fein Dublin 1930 - 760 x 510 mm. Printed single side in black by Ardiff, Kilmainham, Dublin. Few small tanned areas, several small edge splits otherwise a VG copy, see picture. Text as follows: The Oath His Britannic Majesty's "Parliament of Southern Ireland" is still in existence. All members of that bogus "National Assembly," before they were nominated, had to make a public declaration that if elected they would take their seats and this Oath: "I . Do solemnly swear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of the Irish Free State as by (British) law established, and that I will be faithful to His Majesty George V., his heirs and successors by law, in virtue of the common citizenship of Ireland with Great Britain and her adherence to and membership of the group of nations forming the British Commonwealth of Nations." Eleven years ago most of the present members of His Majesty's "Free State Parliament" solemnly and with their right hands uplifted to Heaven, swore this Oath: "I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I do not and shall not yield a voluntary support to any pretended government, authority or power within Ireland hostile or inimical thereto; and I do further swear (or affirm) that to the best of my knowledge and ability I will support and defend the Irish Republic and the Government of the Irish Republic, which is Dail Eireann, against all enemies, foreign and domestic, and that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I take this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, so help me God" GOD REST THE DEAD WHO NEITHER BROKE THEIR LAWFUL OATH TO THE REPUBLIC OR IRELAND NOR TOOK AN UNLAWFUL ONE TO IRELAND'S ONLY ENEMY. THERE IS AN ORGANISATION THAT HAS NEVER BETRAYED THE DEAD, THAT HAS NEVER LOWERED THE FLAG, THAT HAS NEVER WAVERED IN ITS ALLEGIANCE TO THE LIVING REPUBLIC OF IRELAND. THAT ORGANISATION IS SINN FEIN Printed by Ardiff. Kilmainham. Phone 52073. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: JIRI Books]
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        In Memoriam Mary Boyd McCormick

      [New York]: Privately printed [by The Derrydale Press], 1930. First Edition. Frontispiece portrait. 62 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Purple cloth, upper cover titled in gilt. Fine copy, with only slight fading to the spine. Half crimson morocco clamshell box, with Derrydale Logo on the spine. Fine. Scarce Derrydale Press title, privately printed and bearing no indication of the press. The brief mention of the book in A Decade of American Sporting Books and Prints (p. 68) does not state the size of the edition; Siegel estimates a print run of fewer than 200 copies.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Robert Frost writes <i>?My difficulty is my inability to look far ahead,? </i>explaining why he had not answered a letter sooner

      Autograph Letter Signed ?Robert Frost,? 2 page, 5? x 6.75?, front & verso. Amherst, Mass. November 3, 1930. With original 5.5? x 3.5? stamped and postmarked envelope addressed by Frost to ?Miss Martha E. Sachs / Tower Hill School / Wilmington / Del.? Fine condition. In full, ?My dear Miss Sachs: I should have answered you sooner. My difficulty is my inability to look far ahead. I am more or less tied at Amherst till the end of January. What should you say to some day in February, preferably a Wednesday, the earlier in the month the better? All my Thursdays are taken. If Wednesday is not good for you, you make some suggestion. The fee is two hundred. Thank you for your kind letter and forgive so much business in such short space. I had a pleasant word from Orton Lowe in today?s mail to remind me those days at Penn State. The thermometer was wrong but everything else was all right.? Miss Martha Ellen Sachs (1897-1963) became a teacher at the Tower Hill School in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1919, later serving as head of the English Department. Orton Lowe (1872-1938) was Professor of English, University of Miami, and Director, Institute of Education, Pennsylvania State College.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Tiere um uns. Geschichten und Schilderungen deutscher Dichter, Forscher und Tierfreunde. Einführung von Paul Eipper

      Berlin: Franke, 1930. Illustrated with photographs. 257, [3, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Green cloth, decorated spine. A bit rubbed and soiled. Liberated from Berchtesgaden Popular contemporary work on "Animals around us", gathering the responses of German authors, scientists, and animal lovers to the place of animals in human society.&#11;&#11;With a note on the front pastedown "To Stephen Whitfield Hawkes, my dear grandson. This book was in Hitler&#39;s library, in his underground apartment at Berchtesgaden, Austria, May 25th 1945 - when I was there. It&#39;s only a souvenir that reminds me of the wickedness of a man gone wrong. Dearest love to you my little man A.W. Hawkes Grandfather Nov. 4th 1945"&#11;&#11;From the library of Alistair Cooke.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        REPERTOIRE DE LA STATUAIRE GRECQUE ET ROMAINE Nouvelle édition revue et corrigée.

      1930 - Livre d'occasion 6 tomes en 5 vol. forts in-12 (14,5 x 20 cm), reliure demi-toile brune à coins moderne, plusieurs couvertures conservées, LXXV-652, XXXVIII-857, III-374, XV-662, VIII-696, VI-202pp illustrés de plusieurs smilles de figures. Important ouvrage. Condition : Très bonne condition, very fine set. Rare complet. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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        Lucy Church Amiably

      Paris: Imprimerie "Union", 1930. First edition ("The plain edition an edition of first editions of all the work not yet Printed of Gertrude Stein."). 1 vols. Small 8vo. Original blue paper boards, printed in black. Worn copy, spine defective (faded, detached with half-inch loss from head), lower board detached, internally very good. In custom morocco backed slipcase and chemise. Presentation Copy, Inscribed to Henry McBride A fine association copy of this book (published by Stein and Toklas under their "Plain edition" imprint), inscribed by Stein on the flyleaf to her friend and champion, the American art critic Henry McBride: "To Henry dear / from Gertrude," With McBride&#39;s book ticket on the front pastedown&#11;&#11;HENRY McBRIDE was an important art critic between 1915 and the early 1950s, a champion of twentieth century modernism, and a close friend of Gertrude Stein&#39;s. According to biographer James Mellow, Henry McBride, along with Carl van Vechten, was one of Stein&#39;s most important friends in the building of her American reputation. McBride was an art critic for the New York Sun whom Mellow calls "the most astute and entertaining art critic of his generation." From the time that they met in 1913, McBride became a powerful promoter of Stein&#39;s work in the States, "he mentioned her frequently and favorably in his columns for the Sun, often quoting her at length. His promotion of her work and her reputation during the years of World War I kept her name before the public ... "

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        The Heaven-Sent Witness and other stories

      New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc.,, 1930. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front board in red. Partial fading along edges of boards, minor crease to spine. An excellent copy in the striking, bright jacket with only slight rubbing at the corners. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co.,. 1930. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-341 [342: blank],. original decorated orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black.. Early owner's signature on verso of front free endpaper. Light. residue from old asphaltic dust jacket protector along bottom edges. of front and rear covers, else a nearly fine copy in very good. pictorial dust jacket with some shelf wear at edges, shallow chipping. at spine ends, and general dust soiling, largely to spine and rear. panels. Overall, a fairly attractive copy of a book not often. encountered in nice condition. (#104174). First edition. The author's second book. A rousing space opera, first published as a four- part serial in ARGOSY, 21 December 1929-11 January 1930, in which earth is threatened with destruction by the inhabitants of the moon. "Interplanetary war and the Yellow Peril ... Astonishing that ARGOSY would print this." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1240. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 470. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 129. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 115. Reginald 08316.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Savoy Cocktail Book

      London: Constable & Company, LTD., 1930: First Edition. In Very Good condition, with a replaced spine. Boards show wear at corners, rubbing, light surface wear and minor uneven discoloration to the rear board. Tear to rear end paper at gutter. Pages show sporadic foxing and light toning. Top and bottom edges of pge block show a light tide mark, with some associated bleeding. A nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Mucha, Alphonse (Alfons Maria)

      Longhans (ca. 1930), Praha (Prague) - Black and white photographic portrait. 90 × 140 mm. Portrait of Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) the greatest Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        The Story of Doctor Dolittle

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company,, 1930. Being the History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts. Original orange cloth, title to spine and front board in blue, pictorial inlay to front board, illustrated endpapers. Coloured frontispiece, 10 full-page illustrations, and 12 illustrations in text, all by the author. Discolouration spotting to spine, ends of spine and corners with wear, mild roll to spine. A very good copy. Later printing. Inscribed and with an original drawing of a hat wearing bird to recto of the frontis page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., [1930]., 1930. First edition. Fine in dust jacket with some minor, internal, professional restoration to head of spine. Set in Virginia, Colonel Braxton finds murder, and through the use of a silent witness, usually an overlooked clue, solves a baffling murder case. A sharp copy of a difficult title.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Early and Outstanding Signed Photograph of the comic pair, standing full length in classic pose, 4to, n.p., 1930

      The sepia photograph by Stax shows Hardy talking into Laurel's ear while Laurel sports his typical goofy smile, hands clasped in front. Both have signed in the lower margin. "With our Best Wishes Jean! Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy, 1930." This is an early photograph of the comic duo as they officially became a team with the silent short film, "The Second Hundred Years" (1927). They signed this photograph at the beginning of their long career which lasted into the 1950s. This is the image found on the Laurel and Hardy web site,

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs]
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        THE LINK

      Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930., 1930. First U.S. edition. The author's third book, and the third Colonel Anthony Gethryn mystery. Fine, bright copy in striking dust jacket. 20th Century Crime & Mystery Writers says, "A Gethryn mystery set in a country village with a veterinary surgeon as the principal character, and undoubtedly one of the most ingeniously contrived crimes in detective fiction." When the body of Lord Grenville was found on the doorstep of the Moon public house with a bullet through his head, it seemed quite obvious that the inn-keeper was the murderer. After all, he'd been overheard arguing with Lord Grenville shortly before his dead body was found. But Colonel Anthony Gethryn thinks that it's a bit too obvious and wonders what the silver sand was doing on the back of the murdered man's coat??? Beautiful copy. Crime Club title.

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        Black Manhattan

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1930. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and chain pattern to spine and upper board in red and brown, pictorial endpapers, brown top-stain. Portrait frontispiece and 12 plates. A superb copy in the dust jacket with a tanned spine panel and a small chip from the front panel without loss to the titles. First edition, first printing of a significant history of African American culture in New York City. Johnson (1871?-1938) was an accomplished educator, diplomat, editor, and NAACP organiser. In addition to writing his own poetry, songs, and novels, he was a promoter of the Harlem Renaissance and compiled important literary anthologies. This work celebrates the social and cultural history of the black community in Manhattan from the year 1626 to the 1920s.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      - Editions Jeanne Walter. Paris, 15 octobre 1930, fort in-4° broché, couverture rempliée. chemise et étui. 254 pages. 13 lithographies originales en noir sous serpentes, dont le frontispice, et hors texte de Vlaminck, plus une suite en noir des 13 lithographies. Exemplaire N°V des XXV hors commerce, celui-ci sur Japon, imprimé spécialement pour M. Jean Picart le Doux. Signatures autographe de l'auteur et de l'illustrateur. Très bel exemplaire en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Librairie La Rose de Java]
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      DISNEY WALT MICKEY MOUSE BOOK / HELLO EVERYBODY NY BIBO AND LANG 1930. DISNEY, WALT. DISNEY,WALT. MICKEY MOUSE BOOK / HELLO EVERYBODY. NY: Bibo and Lang 1930, copyright Walter E. Disney. 4to (9 x 12"), green pictorial wraps, 15p., a fine intact copy with no sil or wear. This is the true first Mickey Mouse book (one of the early issues with bottom panel of rear cover blank and with the word "kill" retained in the song). Published in order to raise money for his new film studio, this includes the Story of Mickey Mouse, Mickey Mouse Game, Mickey Mouse March and a Mickey Mouse Song entitled "Mickey Mouse (&#39;You Cute Little Feller&#39;) with accompanying arrangement for the ukelele. Illustrated by the Disney Studios with full page and partial page drawings in black, green and white. The story was written by Bobette Bibo, the 11 year old daughter of one of the publishers. Due to its fragile nature, few copies of quality exist today. See Munsey: Disneyana (p.163, 166) who notes "The book was a small venture, and a relatively small number was produced. Today, the few that survive complete with the game board are eagerly sought by collectors." A beautiful copy.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. ]
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        Les Livres de l'enfance du XVe au XIX siecle [Gumuchian Catalogue 13]

      Paris: Gumuchian & Cie, 1930. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. VERY GOOD. 2 vols., Large Quarto. Vol. I: 446 pp. describing 6,251 entries, with full bibliographical details for each item; Vol. II: 336 plates, some in color and hightened in gold, of title pages, illustrations, bindings, and texts, plus an "Index des Planches." Prefaces in each volume by Paul Gavault. Contemporary half-red morocco over red linen by Kelly and Sons, London, for Sotheran (extremities a little worn) FIRST EDITION, still the standard reference work on children's books, not only French but English, German, and Italian; it is justly considered to be one of the greatest -- if not THE greatest -- bookseller's catalogues of children's books ever producted. Our copy is one of the 900 copies on "papier velin" of a total edition of 1000. * As is stated in the introduction: "This catalogue represents an attempt, the first of its kind, to present to booklovers a collection of early juvenile literature." * The 1979 reprint is absolutely ghastly compared to this first edition which is distinguished by the greatly superior quality of the plates and paper stock. IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC ]
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        Beau Brummell

      New York: [colophon: printed and bound by the printing house of William Edwin Rudge], published by Rimington & Harper, 1930 - A very attractive presentation of her celebrated essay on the Beau No. 389 of 550 copies, signed by the author. Folio (12 5/8 x 9 1Ú4 inches). Drawings and embellishments by W. A. Dwiggins. Original boards, pink cloth spine, spine soiled with light cover wear, internally fine. Kirkpatrick A15a [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Records of the Town of Brookhaven. Book A 1657-1679 and 1790-1798 Including the Dongan Patent, 1686

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930. First edition, one of 200 copies. Folding map. xxi, 160 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original maroon cloth, town seal in gilt on upper cover, fine. Complimentary stamps of Leon E. Giuffreda, Senator 1st District on pastedown, half-title and title-page. This first book (of three) covers the periods from 1657-1679 and 1790-1798 and includes the Dongan Patent (1686)&#11;&#11;[with:] Records of the Town of Brookhaven, Book B 1679-1756. Facsimiles. ix, [iii], 635 pp. 8vo, New York: The Derrydale Press, 1932. First Edition, one of 200 copies. Original maroon cloth, town seal in gilt on upper cover, fine, in original glassine. Bookplate. Siegel 42; Frazier R-3-a. &#11;&#11;[with:] Records of the Town of Brookhaven. Book C. 1687 - 1789. ix, 488 pp. 8vo, New York: The Derrydale Press, 1931. First edition, one of 200 copies. Original maroon cloth, town seal in gilt on upper cover. Bookplate and stamps. Siegel 42, Frazier R-2-a&#11;&#11;Complete set of the Brookhaven volumes.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Death in a Deckchair

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1930. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Black and white frontispiece. Contents slightly foxed; an excellent copy in the slightly soiled jacket with sunned spine and edges, and some nicks and chips to extremities. First edition, first impression. An amusing detective story. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        ANZA'S CALIFORNIA EXPEDITIONS (Complete 5 Volume Set)

      University of California Press, 1930, Hard, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1stSize: 8vo, Five volume set. First editions. Published Berkeley: University of California Press, 1930. 8vo., xxiv+ 529; xvi+473; xxii+436; xiv+552; xx+426 pp., illustrated with14 maps (some folld-out), 106 plates, 47 facsimiles. Translations of the diaries of Anza, Font, Eixarch, Diaz, Garces, and narratives of Palou and Moraga. 1773 &1774 expeditions and founding of Monterey and San Francisco. 8vo., blue ribbed cloth with gilt titles. Minor dust spotting on top edge of page blocks, name on pastedowns. Near fine, clean, crisp, bright set.

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        A Map of the Bermuda Islands. The Sommer Ilands. Ia des Demonios Isles of the Devils

      Elizabeth Shurtleff and Helen F. McMillin.. 1930.. Color pictorial / pictographic map, 25 x 35 1/4 inches, originally folded, now professionally mounted on linen, minimising wear along upper part of left and upper centre fold line. A stunning pictorial map poster of the tropical isles of Bermuda. The decorative border features the fish and seaweeds of the tropical waters; the seas surrounding the islands are full of sailing vessels old and new as well as mythical creatures. At upper right the Graf Zeppelin is pictured at Murray's Anchorage; the pilot peers out with the question (contained in a speech bubble) "Mir ist als ob ich etwas rieche! Kann es zwiebeln sein? Ya, das ist Bermuda." ("I smell something! Can it be onions? Yup, that's Bermuda") Little pictographs indicate activities on shore. The inspiration of MacDonald Gill's Wonderground Map of London Town (1914) is evident in the speech bubbles containing quips and allusions. .

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        How Little Grey Rabbit Got Back Her Tail

      William Heinemann Ltd., London 1930 - Very rare first printing copy of Alison Uttley's second book. Reading copy only. Average wear externally with backstrip missing. Child's lead pencil scribbles and lettering upon front board else unmarked. Average wear and soiling to contents. Back hinge open. One-inch openings at head and tail of front hinge. Hairline opening in binding at page 48. With restoration this copy will be a prized possession. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beau Brummell

      New York: [colophon: printed and bound by the printing house of William Edwin Rudge], published by Rimington & Harper, 1930. No. 389 of 550 copies, signed by the author. Drawings and embellishments by W. A. Dwiggins. 1 vols. Folio (12 5/8 x 9 1?4 inches). Original boards, pink cloth spine, spine soiled with light cover wear, internally fine. A very attractive presentation of her celebrated essay on the Beau.

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        Every Mother's Son [original title: Redheap]

      New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation. Fine in Near Fine dj. 1930. 4th printing. Hardcover. NOISBN . [lovely clean copy with no significant wear, remnant of vintage price sticker on rear pastedown; jacket bright and clean, with just a touch of smudging to the spine, a few tiny nicks at top and bottom edges of rear panel]. Lindsay's second novel (although seventeen years had gone by since his first, hence the lauding of him as a "new writer" in the jacket blurbs), a family saga set in a country town in Victoria, Australia, in the 1890s (supposedly based on his own hometown). Its protagonist is a 19-year-old lad whose dalliances with various local girls (including the parson's daughter) lead his family to place him under the tutelage of a school teacher who's also a recovering alcoholic -- and who also falls prey to the boy's corrupting influence. (And the rest of the family aren't exactly angels, either, as it turns out.) Although he was already widely known as an artist and illustrator, this fictional foray kicked off a new phase of Lindsay's career, that of literary bad boy; published in London by Faber & Faber, the book was banned in the author's native Australia until 1959. (It would not be the only one of Lindsay's novels to meet a similar fate.) The original U.K. edition is pretty scarce, the American edition ever-so-much-more-so -- and jacketed copies, in this kind of condition? Fuhgeddaboudit. .

      [Bookseller: ReadInk]
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