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        Cocktails

      Philadelphia: David McKay Company,, [1930]. Small octavo. Original yellow cloth-backed black boards, spine lettered black, front board lettered gilt and decorated with a martini glass in gilt, yellow endpapers, top edge yellow. With the dust jacket. Slight stain to head of spine, internally fine; an excellent copy in the bright, lightly creased jacket with a few nicks to extremities and short closed tear to head of rear panel, with tape repair to verso. First edition, first printing of this book, uncommon in the jacket, of cocktail recipes from the exclusive London club, Ciro's. It opened on Orange Street as a private club in 1915, and was renowned as one of the first London venues to host an all-black band. This very attractive little book features an early appearance of the Pegu Club cocktail, as well as the contested White Lady - the creation of which is claimed by two Harrys: Harry Craddock of The Savoy, and Harry MacElhone (later of Harry's New York Bar fame) during his stint at Ciro's in London in 1919. The precise identity of the bartender "Jimmy" remains unknown, though it is very possible that he is Jimmy Charters, bartender of the Dingo Bar in Paris and Ciro's in Monte Carlo. All the recipes are easily replicated without special equipment, so that (somewhat questionably) "even a child of five may prepare his (or her) favourite beverage without the necessity of running to ask daddy: 'Please, what is a jigger?'

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Saloon in the Home or A Garland of Rumblossoms (COCKTAIL BOOK)

      Coward-McCann, Inc New York (1930) - First Edition. John Held Jr. dustjacket art and illustrations. Large octavo, 95 pages. Collection of humorous stories and poems, illustrated profusely by John Held Jr., with approx. 64 cocktail recipes. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket, few edge nicks. A bright and attractive copy. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Handbooks 1930-31 To 1939-40 (10 Issues)

      Tottenham Hotspur Football Club 1930 - This handbook was published from 1897-98 to date, with no issues for 1915-18 and 1941-47. Due to their frailty, early issues are seldom found with original wrappers intact, let alone in good condition. Ten issues, bound as one volume, each with original printed salmon wrappers, all in fine condition. All with cameo portraits of the players. Rebound in white sand-grained cloth, gilt title running down the spine. A superb single volume collection of these hard to acquire handbooks. [Seddon, B1360]

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        "American Polo Scenes" Hand-colored aquatint engravings. "Down the Field"; "On the Boards"; "The Save"; & "The Goal"

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930. One of 175. Signed lower left by the Artist. 4 vols. Image size 13 x 20 inches. Matted. In half red morocco binding. The Derrydale Polo Prints - Paul Brown at His Peak Ordeman says these "are among the most sought after and expensive Derrydale prints." A superb presentation of these lively, carefullly observed sporting scenes.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Gentlemen Up

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930. First Edition. Number 10 of 75 large paper copies, signed by the author on half-title. Illustrated by Paul Brown, including 14 color plates. With an original signed drypoint frontispiece by Brown. 1 vols. 4to. Original half-green morocco gilt by James MacDonald, raised bands, a.e.g., spine lightly sunned, a little rubbed at extremities, else fine. With the bookplate of John M. Schiff and another. Laid into a half crimson morocco dropbox.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Foxhunting Formalities

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930. DeLuxe, Large Paper Edition, signed, No. 28 of 99 copies. Illustrated by Paul Brown. 54, [4] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original 3/4 red morocco, marbled paper sides and endpapers, panelled spine gilt with emblematic devices, t.e.g., others uncut, faint cover wear, else fine. In a handsome red morocco-backed clamshell box. Bookplate. A delightful book, with Paul Brown's inimitable illustrations, and one of the most difficult De Luxe Derrydales to find. Notes Frazier: "Although there are said to be 99 copies of this Deluxe edition, it never shows up and was one of the last half dozen I didn't have before I finally got my copy.".

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Decorations and designs of silken masterpieces, ancient and modern: original specimens in colours belonging to the Textile Historical Museum of Lyon

      French & European Pub. (1930?), New York - 12 x 16 four-tie Portfolio in Very Good condition. Complete.; Illustrated by 56 tipped-in color plates; GWO 2431. Previously published as: Le décor des soieries d'art anciennes et modernes (Paris: Nilsson, [1929?]).; 8; [10] pp. Very Good Minor edgewear. Foxing to spine-strip.

      [Bookseller: RugBooks, IOBA]
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        The Discoverie of Witchcraft

      London: John Rodker, Publisher, 1930. Number 504 of 1275 copies printed by Messrs. R. Clay & Sons, Ltd. Bungay, Suffolk, on a Dutch paper specially made for the edition. 283 pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Bound in the publisher's original quarter red morocco and green cloth boards. Fine. Originally published by Scot in 1584, the Discoverie claims that witchcraft was mere legerdemain. James I believed that Scot's book contributed to a laxness in rooting our witchcraft and order all copies of the book be burned in 1603. Rodker's edition was prepared by Montague Summers.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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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. With a note on the front pastedown "To Stephen Whitfield Hawkes, my dear grandson. This book was in Hitler's library, in his underground apartment at Berchtesgaden, Austria, May 25th 1945 - when I was there. It'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" From the library of Alistair Cooke.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Framed Display! A swatch of fabric from the Kitty Hawk Wright Flyer, a mechanical piece from a Wright B Flyer, and a signed check of Orville Wright

      Comprises: (1) Partly Printed Check Signed ?Orville Wright,? 8.25? x 3?. Dayton, Ohio, April 5, 1930. Drawn on the City National Bank and Trust Company, Dayton, Ohio, payable to ?The Pennsylvania R.R. Co.? for $25.95. Tiny cancellation holes not near signature. Fine condition. (2) Swatch of fabric from the Wright Flyer which made the first heavier-than-air flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on December 17, 1903, 2 cm x 1.5 cm (approximately 0.75? x 0.6?). Provenance: Photocopy of a blue ink notation on "Fabric from / Wright Brothers / ?Kitty Hawk? / Harvey D. Geyer / 3-2-51.? Period typing on the photocopied sheet above the fabric: ?All of the fabric for covering the original Kitty Hawk plane / was muslin, purchased from Hunter & Hardy Dry Goods Store E. Third Street, Dayton Ohio, and known as 'Pride of the West' muslin.? In late 1926, early 1927, Orville Wright refurbished the Wright Flyer in preparation for loaning it to the Science Museum in London, where it stayed until 1948. During this refurbishment, the airplane was recovered entirely with new ?Pride of the West? muslin. Harvey D. Geyer was a close friend, associate and employee of the Wright Brothers from 1910 on, and upon the death of Orville Wright in 1948, was appointed as the technical advisor to the Wright Estate.(3) Bright nickel turnbuckle from the World War I-period Wright B Flyers, 5.25? long. The Model b Flyer was the world?s first mass-produced airplane, designed by Orville and Wilbur Wright to correct earlier flight problems. Turnbuckles were used on the bracing wires that held the propeller shafts in alignment. Provenance: Given to Louis P. Christman for his work in restoring the 1905 Wright Flyer, they have descended directly in his family. As Orville and Wilbur Wright had never produced a complete set of drawings or blueprints for any of their flyers, Louis P. Christman was commissioned to complete not only a set of drawings for the 1905 Flyer, but also the 1900, 1901, and 1902 Gliders, and the 1903 and 1904 Flyers. Christman, an employee of National Cash Register, worked closely with Orville Wright to produce an accurate set of drawings. Matted together with the iconic photographic image of the first flight at Kitty Hawk picturing Orville at the controls and Wilbur running alongside, and a metallic identification plate: ?Orville Wright / 1871-1948.? Framed to 15? x 19?.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Diamant Brokat - Gold Brokat.

      . Two trade catalogues showing wallpaper samples from the thirties. No publisher nor date, Germany ca. 1930. Two oblong 8vo trade sample catalogues, containing over 250 sample sheets of wallpaper in various colourful designs. In original stiff wrappers with gilt title.l Very diverse and bright samples. Some of them would certainly be very fashionable again today. We could not find any information about which firm issued these catalogues. It seems that this was a luxurious line of wallpapers, since the designs are often very artistically composed. This is underlined by the words "Marke Excellenz" on the covers. Wrappers slightly worn on corners, samples all clean and bright and in mint condition..

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 14: The African Bombyces and Sphinges

      Alfred Kernen, Stuttgart 1930 - 599; vii, 80 col plates. . HB. Nicely rebound in qtr morocco, buckram boards; short tear repaired to top of title-page; one plate with short edge tear. Vg - plates clean. English edition. Fine chromolithographic plates. Includes the Hawkmoths (Sphingidae) and Silkmoths (Saturniidae). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: PEMBERLEY NATURAL HISTORY BOOKS BA]
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        God Without Thunder. An Unorthodox Defense of Orthodoxy

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1930. First edition. x, 334 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue cloth, without jacket. Very good. Inscribed to Poet David Posner, Commencement, 1943 Inscribed on the flyleaf to poet David Posner, author of The Deserted Altar (Oxford, Basil Blackwell ,1956."To David Louis Posner --"whose 'acceleration' on this date (Commencement, 1943) I admire, and of whose poetry I have high expectations."John Crowe Ransom,"June 18, 1943"

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        The Castle

      UK: Martin Secker. London, Martin Secker, 1930. Hardback first edition rebound in black cloth and black three-quarter leather. Presented in slipcase. Near fine with some light rubbing to the spine gilt. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1930.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        Glöd. Dikter. Stockholm, Albert Bonniers Förlag, 1928. 69 + (3) s. + Naket liv. Dikter. Stockholm, Albert Bonniers Förlag, 1929. 84 s. + Svart stad, Dikter. Stockholm, Albert Bonniers Förlag, 1930. 86 s.

      Priv. håndb. kartonert bd. med orig omsl. og ryggstripe medbundet. Lagt i en eleg. håndb. kartonert kassett med sort skinnrygg. (Jens E. Hansen, L.H./ Lars Hedegaard)

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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        Original 1930s Photographs.

      s.n. ca. 1930, Moscow - A collection of thirty (30) actual photographs of Moscow. A collection of thirty photographs of Moscow in the late 1930s, at the time of the first Five Year Plan. These are actual photographic prints on photograph paper, NOT printed reproductions on paper. Each measuring approx 5 1/2 x 4 inches, most with short captions in Russian. A wonderful series of vibrant images of Moscow at mid-station between its Imperial past, and the sterile topography of the post-Stalin period. All images in beautiful condition, except one which is lightly trimmed at the edges. All images in beautiful condition, except one which is lightly trimmed at the edges. Preserved in a fitted cloth case [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC]
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        Black Manhattan

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good+ in Good dj. 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. NOISBN . (price-clipped) [solid copy, a couple of bumped corners, light spotting/foxing to first few pages; jacket browned (especially at spine), moderate wear and shallow chipping along top edge, bottom 1-1/2" of spine missing, old internal brown-tape repair at rear top foldover]. (illustrated endpapers, B&W plates) A history of African-Americans in New York City, with emphasis on their contributions to the city's cultural life. A major work by this major Harlem Renaissance figure, very uncommon in the dust jacket. .

      [Bookseller: ReadInk]
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        Un Cadavre.

      Paris (1930).. 4°. 4 S.. 1. und einzige Ausgabe des Rachepamphlets gegen Breton (15.1.), von auf Grund der Anklagen im 'Second Manifeste' aus der Gruppe entfernten Surrealisten. Portrait Bretons mit Dornenkrone und Träne aus Blut im Auge (Fotomontage von Boiffard, vgl. Dominik Steiger Retrospektive, Krems 2014, S. 9). Texte von Baron, George Bataille, Robert Desnos, Michel Leiris, Limbour, Prevert, Queneau, Ribemont-Dessaignes u.a. Artaud und Soupault hatten die Mitarbeit abgelehnt. 1924 war ein gleichnamiges Pamphlet der Surrealisten gegen die Staatstrauer um den eben verstorbenen Anatole France erschienen, mit dem hier wiederholten Schlusswort: Es fehlte gerade, daß dieser Mensch auch als Toter noch Staub aufwirbelt. - Gutekunst & Klipstein, Dokumentations-Bibliothek (I) 147: Von grosser Seltenheit; Gershman S. 56. - Gebräunt, stockfleckig, Bugfalten fachmännisch restauriert. The second pamphlet was arranged by a number of disaffected surrealists, sharply criticizing the movement's leader, Andre Breton, in response to criticism Breton made in his Secon Surrealist Manifesto. The Manifesto, published in December 1929, directly criticized certain members of the movement and attempted to set the course for future group activities. The Second Manifesto attacked individuals who were already moving away from Breton, and can be regarded both as his way of formalizing the break[2] and attacking Georges Bataille, who he feared was starting an anti-surrealist movement. The pamphlet Un Cadavre contained short essays by a number of those Breton criticized, many of whom he had formally expelled from the movement for reasons seemingly contrary to its goals, which in hindsight appear to be more a result of his famously imperious pride. For example, according to the Second Manifesto, the prose writer Georges Limbour was expelled for 'literary coquetry in the worst sense of the word, a reason that emphasizes Breton's rigid disdain for literature, as opposed to poetry. Another major reason for division in the group was its increasingly politicized position, which tended toward Marxism. The pamphlet included essays by Bataille, Limbour, Robert Desnos, Raymond Quenau, Michel Leiris, Alejo Carpentier, Jacques Baron, Jacques Prevert, Roger Vitrac, Max Morise, Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes und Jacques-Andre Boiffard. Un violent pamphlet collectif intitule Un Cadavre, dans lequel douze redacteurs (les anciens surrealistes attaques un mois plus tot par Breton dans son Second Manifeste: Bataille, Baron, Desnos, Leiris, Limbour, Ribemont-Dessaignes, Vitrac - mais aussi Carpentier, Morise, Queneau, Boiffard et Prevert) s'en prenaient violemment au Pape du surrealisme. Le photographe Boiffard (aide vraisemblablement de son ami Eli Lotar) fut charge de realiser le photomontage; il utilisa une des photos representant Breton les yeux fermes pour le transformer en 'Christ aux yeux clos'.

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        Stilleben mit Vase und Becher. Original-Aquarell, monogrammiert.

      . Stilleben mit farbig bemalter Vase, blauem Becher und grauem Quader vor grünem Tuch. Aquarell auf Papier. Links unten mit *TM* monogrammiert, undatiert ( ca. um 1930 ). Bildmaß: 36 x 29 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt unter Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 39 x 32 cm ), Verso undeutlich von alter Hand bezeichnet: *Toth Meyhert*. Das Blatt zum rechten Außenrand hin mit 2 kleineren, kaum auffallenden Einrissen ( einer ca. 4 cm, der andere ca. 2 cm ). Das Blatt zur oberen linken Ecke etwas angeknickt, sonst von guter Erhaltung. Der Rahmen etwas bestoßen. ( Provenienz: Alter Privatbesitz ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available // weitere Pics auf Anfrage ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Go, Lovely Rose

      London: 33 Tavistock Square, 9 September, [1930?]. Folio (259 × 331 mm), 27 pp. Original pale blue boards, spine lettered in manuscript. 2 illustrations by Stephen Spurrier. Boards a little soiled, front joint tender, contents somewhat creased and slightly soiled; overall a very good copy. The printer's copy. An original carbon typescript of Burke's short story, Go Lovely Rose, bound together with two page designs (the title page and an illustrated page), specifying typeface, design and layout, and also two proofs in blueline of illustrations by Stephen Spurrier. With a few authorial corrections in pencil, and a small sketch on the verso of the last page annotated in an unknown hand thus: "Work up a scheme with Spurrier with a full page of the incident marked..." Go, Lovely Rose was first published in New York in 1931 in an edition of 110 copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Very Good, Jeeves

      UK: Herbert Jenkins, 1930. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Very Good, Jeeves by PG Wodehouse First Edition Second Imp Herbert Jenkins circa 1930. No inscriptions, clean and unmarked throughout, covers fine in a near fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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        Preuves des Antiquités de Chine par Paul Houo-Ming-Tse, propriétaire de lMagazin de Curios Ta-Kou-Tchai (Expert Spécialiste en Antiquités)

      Pekin: Ta-Kou-Tchai, 1930. First Edition. Illus. 676; 35 pp. Folio. Printed tan wrappers. Fine. INSCRIBED Inscribed on the ffep, "To Mr. Louis V. Ledoux,/ With the complients,/ P. Houo."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Murder in Manhattan

      New York: William Morrow. 1930. First. First edition. A couple of spots on the spine, still about fine in near fine dustwrapper with a small chip on the rear panel. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Upland Game Bird Shooting in America

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930. DeLuxe Edition, one of 75 copies, with signed etching by Schaldach as frontispiece, this copy unnumbered and marked "Presentation Copy" in ink. Original etching by Schaldach and 64 plates (5 in color) by Lyn Bogue Hunt, Edmund Burke, Schaldach, A. B. Frost, et. al. xxiv, [iii], 249 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Three quarter chestnut morocco and cloth over boards, spine gilt with sporting vignettes and title, t.e.g., others uncut. Some minor rubbing to corners, else a fine copy (largely unopened). With small label numbered 1155 on flyleaf identifying it as Peter Widener's and The Crossroads of Sports Label on the pastedown. RARE PRESENTATION BINDING Siegel notes, "Some of America's most knowledgeable sportsmen were contributing authors to this excellent and timeless work" and Frazier states, "Certainly one of the handsomest of the great big beautiful Derrydales that Connett produced ... one of the most ambitious projects that [he] attempted." One of the most highly sought-after of Derrydale titles. This publisher's presentation copy is in a three-quarter chestnut morocco binding of the type produced for Connett by MacDonald, indisputably an unrecorded variant binding. Frazier's copy (not mentioned in his bibliography) had a note from an earlier bookseller stating that only ten copies were done thus, for the illustrators.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Review of the genus Cisticola.

      London: The Ibis, 1930. - Octavo, two volumes,673 pp.,20 colour plates. Handsome binder's red cloth, a small sticker pasted on the front endpaper from the author. The plates are produced in folding chart form and are highly attractive examples of measured drawings. Published as a Supplement to The Ibis, Twelfth Series, Volume six. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Isles Natural History Books]
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        No.3. Farningham. [Farmer plowing with 2 horses]

      London: Underground Electric Railways Company Ltd, 1930. Color lithograph. 32 x 24.5 inches. Mounted on linen.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Théâtre de la Pantomime Futuriste

      1930. PRAMPOLINI, Maria Ricotti. Théâtre de la Pantomime Futuriste. Folio, bound in original illustrated wrappers, in a new cloth folding box. Paris: M. & J. de Brunoff, ND [ca 1930]. |~||~||~||~| An extremely scarce program for the Futurist theatre containing photographs and biographies of several figures involved, including Maria Ricotti, Enrico Prampolini, Vladimir Golschmann, Luigi Russolo, Marinetti, Pirandello and Ottorino Respighi. The cover inscribed by Prampolini.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        Hurra, wir lesen! Hurra, wir schreiben!. Eine Spielfibel

      Berlin, Herbert Stuffer, 1930. . Paperback. 60 S., [2] Bl. in Rot-Schwarz-Druck. Mit zahlr. Illustr. (= [Spielfibel, 1]). 4to (25 cm). Illustr. OKart. (Einbandzeichnung von SUSANNE EHMCKE). Seltene ERSTE AUSGABE der gelobten Fibel, komplett mit dem letzten, perforierten Blatt, das ein "Geleitwort für die Erwachsenen". Darin wird aus den hinterlassenen Notizen Tom Seidmann-Freuds, die das Erscheinen des Buches nicht mehr erlebte, zitiert: das Kind werde "gewissermaßen auf eine hinterlistige Weise veranlaßt..., zu schreiben, zu lesen und zu rechnen...", denn sie wandte sich "icht an den Wille, sondern an die Phantasie und den Spieltrieb der Kinder" (Geleitwort). Walter Benjamin bescheinigte dem Buch "die seltene Vereinigung gründlichsten Geistes mit der leichtesten Hand" (Bilderwelt 662) und lobte besonders die Einheit von Fibel und Schreibheft; auch malen durften die Kinder in dieser Fibel. - Gering fingerfleckig und berieben, innen schwach gebräunt u. mit altem Besitzvermerk a.d. vord. Innendeckel. - Erfreulich gut erhaltenes Exemplar

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Pabel]
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        SPÉCIMEN DE LA FONDERIE TYPOGRAPHIQUE VAN LOEY-NOURI

      Bruxelles: Van Loey-Nouri, 1930. original quarter leather over cloth. Type Specimens. 4to. original quarter leather over cloth. (x), 36, 307 pages. Text in French. Well produced specimen catalogue including some two-color work. Specimens include Caracteres de Texte, de Fantasie, Machine a Ecrire, Filets, and other ornaments. Leather worn along hinges with partially split at bottom of front hinge. Internally fine.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        Les Aventures de Gordon Pym. Traduction de Charles Baudelaire. Ornée de vingt-cinq eaux-fortes par André Collot.

      Librairie de la Revue française, Alexis Redier 1930 - In-4, reliure bakélite brune marbrée montée sur gonds, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés. 25 eaux-fortes originales en couleurs hors-texte. Etui bordé. Infimes rousseurs, petits accrocs en charnières. Très bon exemplaire. in-4° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Avenue - Veyrier]
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        Zashchita Luzhina. Roman [The Luzhin Defence. A Novel]

      Berlin: Slovo, 1930. First edition. 234 pp., lacking half-title. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue cloth spine and patterned blue paper boards. Binding loose, boards worn, spine label chipped, manuscript note scratched away from title page, portion of lower margin of page 5 excised, page 15-6 detached, some sporadic soiling to text, marginal marks and underlining in pencil throughout. First edition. 234 pp., lacking half-title. 1 vols. 8vo. The rare first edition of Nabokov's early novel on chess. In the foreword to his 1964 English translation, Nabokov wrote "of all my Russian books, The Defense contains and diffuses the greatest 'warmth,' which may seem odd seeing how supremely abstract chess is supposed to be".

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Leaves of Grass. Comprising all the poems written by Walt Whitman following the arrangement of the edition 1891-'2

      New York: Printed by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn, San Francisco, for Random House, 1930. No. 36 of 400 copies. With woodcuts by Valenti Angelo. 1 vols. Large 4to. Original Phillipine mahogany boards, red niger morocco spine, binding signed "HD." Spine faded, surface abrasions to leather at head of spine and along rear joint. No. 36 of 400 copies. With woodcuts by Valenti Angelo. 1 vols. Large 4to. The largest undertaking of the Grabhorn Press to date; this was one of the Fifty Books of the Year and took over a year to print. States the Press Bibliography: "The tremendous impression necessary to print this book so strained the press that the printers suggested the colophon should read: '400 copies printed and the press destroyed.'" The work remains one of the great examples of modern bookmaking, and a lasting tribute to America's greatest poet.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Travels of Marco Polo. Edited, with Introduction by Manuel Komoroff

      Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing Co, 1930. The Kublai Khan Edition. Colour Illustrations by Withold Gordon. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in full black morocco, with red and black morocco onlays of a camel, t.e.g. In red cloth slipcase. Fine. The Kublai Khan Edition. Colour Illustrations by Withold Gordon. 1 vols. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Schlesisches Güter-Adreßbuch. Verzeichnis sämtlicher Rittergüter sowie der größeren Landgüter der Provinzen Nieder- und Oberschlesien. Vierzehnte (14.) Ausgabe.,

      Breslau, Wilh. Gottl. Korn Verlag, 1930 - (2), XVIII, 960, 32 (Anzeigen), (2), + 31 (Sachregister, lose in Rückentasche) u. 1 (Nachtrag) Seiten u. 1 gafaltete Karte. Spätes Ganzleinen unter Verwendung des Original-Einbandes mit Blindprägung. Schnitt nachgedunkelt, Seitenschnitt mit einigen kleinen Flecken, einige Seiten lose, insgesamt jedoch gutes u. selten so vollständiges Exemplar! - Beigelegt ist noch eine Schlesienkarte aus dem "Deutschen Verkehrsbuch" von Reichszentrale für den Deutschen Reiseverkehr. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni Muenchen]
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        Schlesisches Güter-Adreßbuch. Verzeichnis sämtlicher Rittergüter sowie der größeren Landgüter der Provinzen Nieder- und Oberschlesien. Vierzehnte (14.) Ausgabe.

      Breslau, Wilh. Gottl. Korn Verlag, 1930.. 8°, Leinen. (2), XVIII, 960, 32 (Anzeigen), (2), + 31 (Sachregister, lose in Rückentasche) u. 1 (Nachtrag) Seiten u. 1 gafaltete Karte. Spätes Ganzleinen unter Verwendung des Original-Einbandes mit Blindprägung. Schnitt nachgedunkelt, Seitenschnitt mit einigen kleinen Flecken, einige Seiten lose, insgesamt jedoch gutes u. selten so vollständiges Exemplar! - Beigelegt ist noch eine Schlesienkarte aus dem "Deutschen Verkehrsbuch" von Reichszentrale für den Deutschen Reiseverkehr.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Universität München]
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        The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      London: George G. Harrap & Co.,, 1930. The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse. Octavo. Original turquoise crushed morocco, raised bands, titles to spine gilt, persian-style circular design to front board in gilt with red, orange, blue and green morocco floral pieces, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in the original card box with paper title label printed in black to the end. Engraved frontispiece,12 tipped-in colour plates, black and white head- and tailpieces. An unusually bright copy in excellent condition. Signed limited edition of seven hundred and fifty copies for England and five hundred copies for The United States, of which this one is numbered 574 of the English issue, signed by the artist.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse.

      London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1930 - Octavo. Original turquoise crushed morocco, raised bands, titles to spine gilt, persian-style circular design to front board in gilt with red, orange, blue and green morocco floral pieces, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in the original card box with paper title label printed in black to the end. An unusually bright copy in excellent condition. Engraved frontispiece,12 tipped-in colour plates, black and white head- and tailpieces. Signed limited edition of seven hundred and fifty copies for England and five hundred copies for The United States, of which this one is numbered 574 of the English issue, signed by the artist. Peppin & Micklethwait p. 237.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Photo Album - Views of Peking, Silk Factories, Buddhist & Civilian Customs

      China, 1930. Peking (Beijing), circa 1930. Album of photographs from a visit to Peking featuring unique views of the Summer Palace, as well as special attention to Buddhist and civilian custom. Contains 43 photographs, including 1 large photograph by White Brothers, mounted with corners onto black cardstock leaves separated with webbed tissue guards. Oblong 8vo. string-tied cloth album measuring approximately 32 x 23.5 cm. Photographs vary in size, most measuring approximately 14 x 8.5 cm, and the largest 24,. x 18.5 cm. Very Good Condition, excellent crisp images. With a keen eye for capturing the essence of indigenous life in China's long-standing cardinal city, interest in this album is three-fold and presents splendidly uncommon scenes from nearly a century past. The foreigner evidently held a special appreciation for Buddhist custom, seizing the unique opportunity to observe monks gathering at temples and performing an exercise in a temple courtyard. Photographs of the ascetic monks are quite uncommon for the period. At the Yonghe Temple (Yonghe Lamasery, or popularly "Lama Temple") he also photographs the urn-like structure in its courtyard. Shrines and deity statues and other motifs depict various aspects of the nontheistic religion or Dharma. Striking photographs also capture the routines and craftsmanship of regular civilian families as they wash door panels in the river, travel on the city's canal system in sampans, and on mules in outlying regions, for example. Especially fascinating is an elderly man constructing a sampan by hand, a modest funeral procession transporting a covered sedan, women and children working at a silk reeling factory, and a street juggler. [In the early 1930s, the Bank of China turned its attention to domestic production. Yarn, flour and silk consisted of China's three major industries, accounting for eighty percent of the total industrial loans.] An unusually thorough sojourn through the Summer Palace provides pleasingly ambient views of the courtyards, bridges and waterways, ancient architecture, pavillions, and famous arches. The album begins with a lovely view of the Dragon Wall at Winter Palace, the most famously known of only nine dragon walls in all of China. [Winter Palace is situated west of the northern gate of Beijing's Forbidden City.] Some other views include: • A terracota warrior statue on the road to the Ming Dynasty Tombs • Two Chinese junks on a river • The Lingxing Gates and Circular Mound Altar at the Temple of Heaven • A tall ornamental marble pillar as those found in the Forbidden City • A large sepia photograph shows the wear of time as the ruins of a stone and brick structure over water is being consumed by trees encroaching upon it • The entrance gate and the White Dagoba on Qionghua Island in Beihai Park (northwest of the Forbidden City) SS Mongolia (1922) was a steam turbine-driven twin-screw passenger-and-cargo ocean liner launched in 1922 for the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O) for service from the United Kingdom to Australia. Her sister ship was SS Manchuria. For most of her career she plied the India-China-Australia route. Later she was renamed the SS Europa and sailed around New Zealand and then as a cruise ship in the Caribbean. She was scrapped in 1963. White Brothers - The photographers of the copyrighted photograph are twin brothers born in Cooranbong, New South Wales, Australia, Herbert Clarence White (1896-1962) and James Henry White (1896-1954), sons of William C. White who in 1894 led the Australian Union, and his wife Ethel May (née Lacey) of Tasmania. When the twins were four years of age the family returned to California, being largely influenced by their grandparents, Ellen G. White and James White - founders of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church - especially Mrs. Ellen White who inspired and facilitated their careers in publishing and photography very early on. Having grown up in St. Helena, California, next to their grandmother Ellen G. White's Elmshaven home, and with equipment provided by her, together Herbert and James operated a print shop they called "The Elmshaven Press." Their endeavours taught them the printing trade and also paid for their academy and college. Upon entering college they moved their operation to Angwin, where it eventually became the Pacific Union College Press. Seemingly inseparable, both men lived and worked for several years in China, in missions, photography and publishing. James was a missionary in northern China, serving with his wife Margaret from 1921 to 1929. He also became a professional photographer in this time, travelling through China with his brother. Herbert arrived in China two years later than James, and managed the "Signs of the Time" publishing house in Shanghai, China, from 1923 to 1929. During this time he, too, became a professional photographer. In later years he made public lectures and operated his own business H.C. White Publications in Riverside, California. Together they published the following photographic work before leaving China: "Romantic China: An album containing forty-two photographic studies of China's historic monuments and charming beauty spots complete with descriptive and historical notes," Shanghai: Browhite Arts, 1930. Herbert earlier published, "Peking the Beautiful: comprising seventy photographic studies of the celebrated monuments of China's northern capital and its environs complete with descriptive and historical notes. With an Introduction by Hu Shih, former professor of philosophy at the National University of Peking." Shanghai: Commercial Press, 1927.. Very Good.

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        The Name of Action

      U.K. Heinemann 1930 - First Edition of Green's Second Novel .Slight Foxing else a Very Good Book with No Dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition]

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        First of October

      American, n.d. [ca. 1930s] - Dramatic rendering of a flock of ringneck pheasants startled from their cover: as five fly up, one falls limply back to earth in a shower of feathers Image 14.5 x 27.5 cm (5-3/4 x 10-3/4 inches). Etching, signed (indecipherably) in dry-point and in pencil by the artist. Slight marginal toning, image unaffected [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        "Blumenstrauß" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca.100,5x80cm; rechts unten signiert; um 1930

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      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Hurra, wir lesen! Hurra, wir schreiben!. Eine Spielfibel.

      Berlin, Herbert Stuffer, 1930.. 60 S., [2] Bl. in Rot-Schwarz-Druck. Mit zahlr. Illustr. (= [Spielfibel, 1]). 4to (25 cm). Illustr. OKart. (Einbandzeichnung von SUSANNE EHMCKE).. Seltene ERSTE AUSGABE der gelobten Fibel, komplett mit dem letzten, perforierten Blatt, das ein "Geleitwort für die Erwachsenen". Darin wird aus den hinterlassenen Notizen Tom Seidmann-Freuds, die das Erscheinen des Buches nicht mehr erlebte, zitiert: das Kind werde "gewissermaßen auf eine hinterlistige Weise veranlaßt..., zu schreiben, zu lesen und zu rechnen...", denn sie wandte sich "icht an den Wille, sondern an die Phantasie und den Spieltrieb der Kinder" (Geleitwort). Walter Benjamin bescheinigte dem Buch "die seltene Vereinigung gründlichsten Geistes mit der leichtesten Hand" (Bilderwelt 662) und lobte besonders die Einheit von Fibel und Schreibheft; auch malen durften die Kinder in dieser Fibel. - Gering fingerfleckig und berieben, innen schwach gebräunt u. mit altem Besitzvermerk a.d. vord. Innendeckel. - Erfreulich gut erhaltenes Exemplar

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Pabel]
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        IMPRESIONES DEL NATURAL

      Tipografía Ortega, Valencia 1930 - Folio m. 124 p., 2 h. Tela editorial estampada. Prólogo en español, francés e ingles por G. Corrochano. Todas las hojas con numerosas figuras de suertes del toreo. Magnífico y raro ejemplar. Muy buscado. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berrocal Libros Antiguos]
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        The Law of Zoning, by James Metzenbaum

      New York, Baker, Voorhis And Company 1930 - 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. Near 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. 1 Kg. 569 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Memoirs of an Infantry Officer

      London: Faber & Faber Limited, , 1930. By the Author of Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man. Octavo, original blue cloth, spine lettered gilt, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly faded, edges a little foxed; an excellent copy in the unclipped and lightly foxed jacket with minor toning to spine. First edition, first impression of Sassoon's semi-autobiographical novel about trench warfare from the spring of 1916 to the summer of 1917, based partly on his own experiences in the First World War.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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