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        Duncan Grant. With an introduction by Roger Fry. New Edition. Living Painters.

      Hogarth Press., London 1930 - Original paper covers with a design to upper cover by Duncan Grant. Rubbed at spine, a little foxed water stain throughout, less noticable on the plates. With on the rear end-paper a fine pencil drawing of a standing male figure by Stanley Spencer. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        Don Quixote de la Mancha

      Nonesuch Press, London 1930 - Nonesuch edition of Cervantes's great picaresque novel, limited to 1475 copies, with twenty-one color plates by E. McKnight Kauffer. Originally issued in two parts in 1605 and 1615, Don Quixote begins as a parody of chivalric romances, but expands to examine the whole of Spanish society through the adventures of the deluded Quixote and his long-suffering companion Sancho Panza. This edition follows the 1743 English translation of Motteux and Ozell: "A world of disorderly Notions, pick'd out of his Books, crouded into his Imagination; and now his Head was full of nothing but Inchantments, Quarrels, Battles, Challenges, Wounds, Complaints, Amours, Torments, and abundance of Stuff and Impossibilities." This copy is warmly inscribed by the illustrator, E. McKnight Kauffer: "for Roger Fry, without whose encouragement this book would not have been done -- E. McKnight Kauffer, 1930." The preeminent English art critic of his day, Fry was instrumental in promoting Kauffer's art through the Omega Workshops, the influential Bloomsbury design collective that Fry directed with Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant; in 1925, Fry contributed the introduction to the printed catalogue of Kauffer's modernist posters. A near-fine copy of the most influential work of Spanish literature, with an important English art historical association. Two octavo volumes, original full tan niger morocco, raised bands, maroon spine labels lettered in gilt, top edges rough gilt, pages uncut. With twenty-one color illustrations by E. McKnight Kauffer throughout text. Presentation inscription from Kauffer to Roger Fry on limitation page. Rubbing to spine ends and corners, boards lightly mottled. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Honey & Wax Booksellers]
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        The Honourable Artillery Company in the Great War 1914-1919

      Seeley Service 1930 - Foreword by The Earl of Denbigh and Esmond (Commander of the HAC at the time) and signed by him. From a limited edition of 260 copies, 250 for sale, this being number 71. Printed on pure rag paper (deckled edges). De luxe edition with a tissue protected frontispiece in colour and gold. Blue morocco with 5 raised bands. Gilt spine titles. Gilt coat of arms to front boards. Colour ills are tissue protected. A very nice copy. Rare in this limited edition. . Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 592 pages. Item Type: Book. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No inscriptions. Top Edges Gilt. Note that in stock is the HAC 1537 - 1926 by the same author in the same binding. Also a limited edition. Would pair nicely with this copy. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Military & Warfare; History. Inventory No: 022004. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      BEAU BRUMMELL1930; Virginia Woolf; Limited Edition; N.Y. Rimington & Hooper; Signed by Author; w9.6"xh12.8"; Illustrated by W.A. Dwiggins; 11 Pages + Blanks/Limitation; Extremely Rare!!!Great For any Fan of the Famous Author or Collector.  Great Gift Idea; #390 of only 550 Copies, Signed by Author!!!Attributes:A Charming, original folio grey paper cover design with a pretty pasted on felt type Peacock centerpiece, nice gold labeling to spine, with signed by Author opposite title page in purple, with a couple pretty color illustrations and a great read; Nice Size!!!Background: Adeline Virginia Woolf (née Stephen; 25 January 1882 ?" 28 March 1941) was an English writer, and one of the foremost modernists of the twentieth century. During the interwar period, Woolf was a significant figure in London literary society and a central figure in the influential Bloomsbury Group of intellectuals. Her most famous works include the novels Mrs Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927) and Orlando (1928), and the book-length essay A Room of One's Own (1929), with its famous dictum, "A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction." Woolf suffered from severe bouts of mental illness throughout her life, thought to have been the result of what is now termed bipolar disorder, and committed suicide by drowning in 1941 at the age of 59.George Bryan "Beau" Brummell (7 June 1778 ?" 30 March 1840) was an iconic figure in Regency England, the arbiter of men's fashion, and a friend of the Prince Regent, the future King George IV. He established the mode of dress for men that rejected overly ornate fashions for one of understated, but perfectly fitted and tailored bespoke garments. This look was based on dark coats, full-length trousers rather than knee breeches and stockings, and above all immaculate shirt linen and an elaborately knotted cravat.Beau Brummell is credited with introducing, and establishing as fashion, the modern men's suit, worn with a necktie. He claimed he took five hours a day to dress, and recommended that boots be polished with champagne. His style of dress is often referred to as dandyism.Condition:Condition is Good/Very Good.  Small wear to edges, some marks/soiling to boards, light blemish to front upper corner, some dark spots to back board, little tape residue mark to lower boards near hinges, library stamp to first end page/cardholder in back, pages/hinges/text block are very good for over 80 years old!!!

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        Beau Brummell

      New York: Rimington & Hooper, 1930. Grey paper over boards, red cloth spine, gilt lettered, peacock paper label to front board. Original publisher's slipcase is of green paper over heavy card stock, with peacock label repeated on front. One of an edition of 550 copies printed and signed by the author, of which this is # 279. Cover and contents are clean and sound, a very faint blemish is only exception on lower front board. Slipcase has minor rubbing and darkening to edges and has maintained its original shape and integrity. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Dwiggins, W.A.. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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      Zurich: Imrhein-Verlag,, [1930]. Vom Verfasser Geprüfte Definitive Deutsche Ausgabe von Georg Goyert. 2 volumes, octavo. Original green cloth, spines lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, leaves uncut. With the dust jackets and gold slipcases. Some mild foxing to edges and endpapers, internally fresh; an excellent set in the jackets that have some nicks to extremities. Second German edition, first impression. First published in German in 1927.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Original pencil sketch with caption "So Benedetto made Danilo a little rosy cloud Blanket to lie on"

      - Image 178 x 183 mm, on sheet 326 x 220 mm. Mounted. [c.1930]. A charming pencil sketch of an Italian artist working on a wall painting. Shepard blackened out the reverse of the image. There is a note that it was published in Punch and it was purchased from the Maas Gallery c.1990.

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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        The Shepherd of Guadaloupe (First Edition with Publisher's Wraparound Band)

      Harper and Brothers, New York 1930 - Blue textured cloth over boards, title and decorations stamped in yellow onto upper board and spine, 12mo (7-9/16 inches tall), pp. 335, illustrated endpapers, stated first edition with code C-E (March, 1930) on copyright page. Volume with just a bit of softening to spine ends and a pencil erasure ffep. Unclipped DJ with a few small closed tears to top edge. Twentieth Anniversary band with one faint crease and a minuscule 2mm closed tear to rear. Complete with the uncommon publisher's wraparound band, printed to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Harper/Grey association (1910-1930), with the publication of this book. DJ artwork and pictorial endpapers by Stockton Mulford. Ref. Arnold, p. 73. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CONTES ET NOUVELLES EN VERS Illustrés de 64 hors-texte par Charles Martin.

      Paris, Librairie de France, 1930. In-8 gr., 2 voll., bross. orig., pp. XXI,249,(4); 361,(19); frontespizio, titoli dei vari racconti e fregi nel t. in colore azzurro. Corretta e bella edizione di questa raccolta di narrazioni in versi, famosi per la loro "immoralità". Le interpreta in modo umoristico l'artista francese Charles Martin, in 32 tavv. a colori e 32 in b.n., f.t. Cfr. Carteret,IV, p. 226: ?"Edition recherchée?" - Benezit,VII, pp.210/211 cita l?'ilustrazione di quest'opera. Tiratura di 1500 esempl. numer. ?"sur papier pur fil Lafuma?". il ns., 726, è molto ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        Le Succes du Dernier Salon

      c.1930, Paris - Scarce advertising of motorcycle and a scenic motorcycle race., Image Size : 345x515 (mm), 13.625x20.25 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 420x570 (mm), 16.5x22.375 (Inches), Printed in Color, Chromolithograph Very good, laid down on acid free tissue paper for long term preservation

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Fisherman Mending Nets

      New York, 1930. Oil painting on canvas. 20 x 30 inches.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        War is War.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1930 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in green. With the dust jacket. A superb copy in the jacket with a sunned spine. First edition, first impression. McLelland's bestselling war memoir. From the publisher's archive.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., (1930) - First Edition of what has been called the most informative, enlightening, scholarly and altogether enthralling work yet written on the Crusades. Fine beautiful copy luxuriously bound in polished cream half oasis morocco leather and marbled boards, matching marbled endpapers, raised bands and compartments featuring much pleasing and intricate scrollwork, burgundy and deep green morocco labels. A pristine, glorious production. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        Egil's Saga

      Cambridge: The University Press,, 1930. Done into English out of the Icelandic with an introduction, notes, and an essay on some principles of translation. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Map at rear of text. An excellent copy in the dust jacket that is toned to the spine panel and upper edges with a dampstain to the lower spine panel. First Eddison edition, first impression. Scarce in dust jacket.

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        Photo Album - Burma & Bangledesh

      India, 1930. British Burma Photograph Album Rangoon and Coastal Sea Trade Akyab - Mawlamyine - Myeik Saya San Rebellion 1930-33 Burma, India, Bangladesh, 1930-1933. Album of snapshot photographs taken by a young marine employed by the British India Steam Navigation Company, travelling on the Irrawaddy River and working the trade routes across the Gulf of Martaban between Yangon, Akyab, Mawlamyine and Myeik in Burma and also across the Bay of Bengal to Calcutta, Cuddalore and Chennai in India. Contains 238 sepia photographs mounted with corners, each captioned in manuscript. Oblong 8vo. string-tied album measuring approximately 32 x 25 cm, black cloth boards, marbled endpapers. Photographs vary in size, the smallest measuring approximately 8 x 5,5 cm, and the largest 11,5 x 7 cm. Boards bowed and frayed at edges, otherwise in Very Good Condition, with uncommon views. The rather unusual album is largely centered around Burma, providing a unique firsthand visual chronicle of British trading along Burmese coasts, and also marking the riotous era of the Saya San Rebellion (1930-1932) which culminated from anti-colonial and anti-Indian sentiment. Another uncommon feature are scenes from Bangladesh, then part of British India, which include the Chittagong Armoury photographed in April 1930 immediately after another rebellion - the failed takeover attempt by Indian independence revolutionaries. Economic expansion and prosperity in British ruled Burma (Myanmar), though at the time chided by the peasant class, is the undertone of this album, with cargos of teak timber, coal and live goats being conveyed. Many large teak rafts are seen floating on the Irrawaddy River; one of these scenes is captioned "Rangoon River Frontage" referring to the city of Yangon in the distance. Splendid snapshots are taken Moulmein (Mawlamyine), three of these showing elephants being used for conveying logs at a timber plant, others showing the old pagoda, a monk with a young protégé, a small kid (goat) and the quaint town itself. In Akyab, in Rakhine State, a large cart is pulled down a dirt street by two hardy white oxen. Most of the voyages were made aboard the SS Winkfield, a cargo ship (previously War Violet) which was purchased in 1919 by the British India Steam Navigation Company. According to captions, the vessel also cruised to Tavory (presumably Dawei formerly known as Tavoy). Changing to SS Chakdina, the marine travels from Rangoon as far as Mergui [Myeik] in the extreme south of the country on the coast of an island on the Andaman Sea, where he captures views of the charming village with a hilltop pagoda and its harbour. Whilst in India, after discharging timber in Calcutta, he takes a lovely tour of the city, taking notice of a row of jute mills on the Hooghly River upon arrival. In Madras (Chennai) the vessel is unloaded of its coal, which was previously photographed as it was being manually loaded in woven baskets by both men and women. Evidently afforded more time ashore, he visits Cuddalore, in Tamil Nadu, where women are again working very hard in a wood yard, a man is crushing grain at his homestead, and children are fascinated by the foreigner dressed in white. Christmas 1930 is spent at sea, but a brief leave is taken at the historic and luxurious Mount Lavinia Hotelin Colombo, February 1931. Occasional photographs are taken at Penang in Malayasia, and at the Port of Victoria, located in the Seychelles archipelago. Overall illustrating the mariner's daily life aboard a trade ship, he includes photographs of the vessel's mechanical features, his colleagues, native cargo boats of various sorts coming alongside, and the like. Numerous other vessels are seen and named; mail ships are seen at Calcutta; Chinese junks, dugout canoes, covered river boats and hand carved wood sailing ships appear throughout. The British-India Steam Navigation Company ("BI") was formed in 1856 as the Calcutta and Burmah Steam Navigation Company. The company had been formed out of Mackinnon, Mackenzie & Co, a trading partnership of the Scots William Mackinnon and Robert Mackenzie, to carry mail between Calcutta and Rangoon. It became British India SN Co in 1862. Under the hand of Lord Inchcape (James Lyle Mackay) who had become chairman in 1913, the company became part of the P&O group of companies in 1914 through a complex amalgamation, but continued with its own identity and organisation for another nearly 60 years until 1972, when it was entirely absorbed into P&O. As one of the largest shipowners of all time, the company owned more than 500 ships and managed 150 more for other owners. At its height in 1922, BI had more than 160 ships in the fleet. Saya San (Hsaya, original name Yar Kyaw, 1876-1931) was a former monk, a physician and the leader of the 'Saya San Rebellion' of 1930-1932 in British Burma. The series of uprisings has been regarded as one of Southeast Asia's quintessential anti-colonial movements. Because of its national and historical nature, discussions about Saya San and the rebellion associated with him has persisted to this day, particularly within academic spheres. Discussions about the Saya San Rebellion often revolve around its causes and characters. Scholars have studied on it and produced several interpretations in order to located Saya San?'s position in Burmese history and examine the rebellion from different aspects. The Chittagong Armoury Raid also known as Chittagong uprising, was an attempt on 18 April 1930 to raid the armoury of police and auxiliary forces from the Chittagong armoury in Bengal province of British India by armed revolutionaries for Indian independence led by Surya Sen popularly known as Master-da. Chittagong now is in Bangladesh. . Very Good.

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        Spain, Aqueduct - Segovia.

      c.'s 1930 - Gelatin silver print (12 x 17,2cm). Photographer's ink signature and title on reverse.

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        RIP VAN WINKLE Racconto di Washington Irving con disegni di Arturo Rackham A.R.W.S.

      Bergamo, Istituto Italiano d'Arti Grafiche, 1930. In-4 p., tela edit. marron con bella ill. e tit. oro al piatto (lieve alone), tagli sup. dorati, pp. 144, tutte le pagine di testo entro cornice figurata in tinta (con motivi ispirati dalla natura e dai dirupi desolati abitati dagli irascibili gnomi), ornato da numerosi disegni nel t. e con 51 magnifiche tavole a colori applicate alla pag. e protette da velina, tutte squisite composizioni del celebre illustratore inglese Rackham (1867-1939). Terza edizione italiana. Cfr. Benezit,XI, p. 376 che cita naturalmente i disegni di questo racconto (in I ediz. nel 1906) e precisa: ?"Son style est en accord avec celui de l?'époque du symbolisme et de l?'art nouveau. Son imagination est inépuisable et se manifeste jusque dans le souci du détail?". Bell?'esemplare su carta forte, molto ben conservato.

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      Dodd, Mead & Company, New York 1930 - Octavo, cloth. The novel introduces Miss Jane Marple. Very good plus, some age darkening to spine in a very good dust jacket, some shelf wear to head of spine with several small chips, small chip to lower spine panel, two chips to heel of spine, closed tear with mild creasing to lower front panel near spine fold, small closed tear to upper front panel, closed tear to lower rear panel, some overal dust soiling. Uncommon in dust jacket. (9628) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        SHOW ME DEATH!

      Harpers & Brothers, 1930, Hardcover, First Edition; First PrintingGood+ in boards. Lean to spine. 3 large previous owner stamps to end pages. The true 1st edition as stated: First Edition. Scarce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

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        Diploma "Fondazione Guido Larcher".

      1930 - Rara incisione ad opera di Dario Wolf, firmata in lastra. Il dignitosissimo ritratto dell’irredentista Guido Larcher orna questo "premio per meritevole azione individuale di soccorso alpino sulle Alpi trentine". Formato: Acquaforte di dimensioni 39x21 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

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        L'expertise des faux en écriture Chinoise - The Expertise of Forgery in Chinese Writing

      Lyon, 1930. 8vo. Typescript Orientalism dissertation dealing with Chinese linguistics, specifically addressing and revealing written forgery, with expert research on paper types, writing instruments, and microscopic variances in characters. 101 pages, plus a 5 page data chart, and 8 pages of mounted illustrations. Original paper wraps titled in manuscript and fastened with three brads. Dedicated and signed by the author, with inscription indicating a forthcoming journey to China. Text is in French. Unusual and fascinating research in its earliest format, the author's working copy prior to publication. An exacting and systematic primary source material on the forgery of Chinese documents, particularly in the French colonies of the Far East, providing methodologies in discernment especially useful to the justice system. This work is the first of its kind, as no author of criminology had previously brought attention to this subject.. Inscribed and Signed By Author.

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        Henry - Music Poems By Nancy Cunard, Richard Aldington, Walter Lowenfels, Samuel Beckett, Harold Acton

      Paris: Hours Press, 1930. (33 cm x 25 cm). Pictorial boards featuring a photomontage by Man Ray. Extremities a bit worn and tanned, spine intact but slightly frayed, a few thin, stray marks of offsetting to boards, faint tidemark around crown of spine extending into the upper spine corner of the lower board, somewhat later bookplate on front pastedown, along with ownership inscription, with the name only repeated on title, sewing of textblock slack resulting in a couple of leaves being loose, a few faint, small tape shadows on endsheets from an earlier, crude (and now absent) plastic wrapper, withal, a blemished but not wholly disagreeable copy of an exceedingly fragile and uncommon book. First and only edition in original format. One of one hundred copies, signed by Henry Crowder. This copy is not numbered, and it would appear the edition also included out-of-series press copies. This copy is inscribed by Nancy Cunard, the publisher, on the front free endsheet: "For Samuel Putnam from Nancy Cunard Paris. 1932." Samuel Putnam (1892-1950) was among the ablest of the American expatriates of the time, serving as chief editor of THE NEW REVIEW (5 Numbers 1931-2), and of the 1931 anthology, EUROPEAN CARAVAN. His translation of DON QUIXOTE is still respected as the first authoritative translation into modern English. This collection features settings by Henry Crowder, Cunard's lover and parnter in the Hours Press, to poems by Cunard, Richard Aldington, Harold Acton, Walter Lowenfels, and Samuel Beckett ("From the Only Poet to a Shining Whore"). Fragile construction, time and circumstance have taken a toll on what was already a small edition, and copies in any condition are indeed uncommon. . Limited First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Small Folio.

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        MY EARLY LIFE. A Roving Commission

      Thornton Butterworth Limited. London. 1930. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 1st state, with 11 titles by Churchill listed on the half title. Illustrated throughout with maps and portraits. A small amount of very light spotting to a few leaves but overall this is a clean and bright copy. Finely bound in the Cosway style. Full red morocco, spine with raised bands, each ruled in gilt. Compartments lettered and double ruled in gilt. Front board with fine hand painted portrait of Churchill under glass panel. Portrait surrounded by decorative floral gilt design. Both boards with double gilt ruled borders. Board edges decorated with gilt piping and ruled lines. Decorative floral gilt decorations on inner boards. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Housed in a red cloth covered, leather entry slip case. Aside from some very minor and uniform fading on the spine this is a beautiful highly decorative binding. The binding is unsigned but certainly the work of a master bookbinder.

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        Superb Signed Photograph of Babe Ruth

      "Photograph Signed ?To My friend / Jimmy Constanine / From / Babe Ruth.? Black and white studio shot, 8? x 10?. Minor flaws at blank perimeter. Bold fountain pen ink signature exhibits 8/10 strength. Toned on verso. Fine condition. Letter of Provenance: ?My name is Kenneth Exkert. My grandfather ran a successful restaurant in Jamaica NY in the 1930?s and ?40?s named Constantine?s. It was frequented by race track fans on their return from Jamaica, Aqueduct and Belmont race tracks. One of the regulars was Babe Ruth who struck up a friendship with my grandfather, James Constantine. At one visit to the restaurant he personalized an autographed picture.? ?Constantine? is misspelled by the Babe on this photograph. "

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      Ca 1930 (?).. Painting matted, and housed in a gilded wooden frame.. A Nr Fine exemplar.. Picture depicts an elevated view of the harbor from the hills to the South-SouthEast.

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      Société d'Editions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales., Paris 1930 - Grand in 4° demi reliure de toile bleue, couverture illustrée conservée, 350 pages. 486 figures en 114 planches. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        Land Value Taxation and Rating : a Critical Survey of the Aims and Proposals with a History of the Movement / by Robert Blake Yardley ... with a Foreword by the Right Hon. E. G. Pretyman

      London : Land Union By W. H. & L. Collingridge Ltd., 1930, Hardback, First EditionNear fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 784 pages; Description: xvi, 784 p. : 25 cm. Subjects: Land --Taxation --Great Britain --Single tax.

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      Hours Press, Paris 1930 - Original stapled red wraps lettered in black. One of only 300 copies, this being no. 250. Original wraparound band announcing this as the winner, judged by Nancy Cunard and Richard Aldington, of an award for the best piece on the subject of time. Wraparound band a little darkened at edges, wraps a little sunned at edges. Very light foxing throughout. This is Beckett's first published work and the myth is that it was shoved under Cunard's door just before midnight at the deadline and of course it won and started one of the great literary careers of the 20th century. A very good copy. Size: Tall Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften. Roman. 3 Bände. Berlin, Rowohlt, 1930.1933 (Bd. 1-2); Lausanne, Imprimerie Centrale, 1943 (Bd. 3).

      . 8vo. Mit 1 Portrait (Bd. 3). 1074 S., 1 Bl.; 605 S., 1 Bl.; 462 S. OLwd. m. zweifarbig geprägt. Deckel- u. Rückentitel sowie Orig.-Schutzumschlag (nur Band 3). Einbandentwurf von E. R. Weiss.. WG² 10. - Erste Ausgabe aller drei Bände. Mit dem meist fehlenden Band 3 samt OUmschl., der von Martha Musil aus dem Nachlaß in kleiner Auflage herausgegeben wurde. - Einband von Band 1 u. 2 stockfleckig, Bd. 3 m. gebräuntem Umschlag, dieser am Rücken fleckig. Kopfschnitt etw. fleckig. Innen sauberes u. gutes Exemplar des bedeutenden, unvollendet gebliebenen monumentalen Romanwerkes, an dem Musil jahrzehntelang, bis zu seinem Tode, arbeitete.

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        The Tomb of Tut Ankh Amen Discovered by the Late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter [In Three Volumes]

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd 1930-1927-1933, Mixed editions. () xxiii,231; xxxiv,277; xvi,248 pp. Very good. Three volumes. Octavo. Original olive cloth. Gilt titles on spine and boards. Decorative endpapers. Plates (including frontispieces) from photos by Harry Burton. Illustrations in text. Very minor wear to extremities. Generally a very clean crisp copy. The story of the discovery of the tomb with a biographical account of Tut-ankh-aman. The first volume is the fourth printing but the set includes the very scarce 3rd volume most often missing..

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        British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1930 Through December 1930

      British Columbia British Columbia Telephone Company 1930. Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of rare and fascinating British Columbia history. This volume covers topics including: Twentieth Year of Telephone Talk; P.A.B.X. for Telephone Company in Vancouver; When this magazine was a bab - by the first editor of Telephone Talk; North-west Telephone Company acquires Prince George System; Hard battle for phone men in rough country along Howe Sound; Christmas gale puts 75% of toll lines out of order; cover photo of 20 ton cable reel for use in Fraser River link in Vancouver-Victoria line; Preparatory work on new trans-gulf cable job nears completion; Speeding Aeroplanes can keep in touch with the earth - two; George Gaetz - Victoria 'heavy' gang foreman; Cover photo of woman demonstrating how to use dial phone; Full page photo of cable barge Brico; First section of new trans-gulf cable successfully laid - 6 pages with many photos; New construction in Victoria; Night work required to build line across Ladner Marsh; The Brico succeeds the Iwalani; Heavy Gang Foreman Andrew Bertram (Andy) Jackson; Land portion of new Victoria-Vancouver cable route now complete - 3 pages with many photos; New Traffic Headquarters in the Georgia Building - several photos; Richmond is thriving Neighbour of big coast cities - photos and text; Picture for Telephone Talk obtained via ship-to-shore phone call; Over half of Trans-Atlantic calls are with Great Britain; We can now talk with South America; Nanaimo heavy gang restores Nanaimo-Victoria service; Vancouver can talk to ship on the Atlantic; Wilfred Calman; 5 page illustrated article announcing completion of Vancouver-Victoria cable; B.C.'s first radiotelephone service now open; Second Calgary Circuit provides Windermere Valley connection; Cable to link Europe with North America; New type of conduit being used for underground work; Record load handled by New Westminster staff; Work on Victoria's central office equipment progressing - many photos; Nice cover photo of the Prince Henry, first passenger ship on the Pacific equipped with dial phone system; New type of pay telephone in Vancouver; Burnaby feature - rapidly industrializing; Bob Perry - Blaster - The Lone Canadian; Ruined Burrard Inlet cable to be replaced; Phone service now available to/from a train; Dunsmuir residence in Victoria speaks with London, England; Dials being placed on Victoria phones - 4 pages with photos; Direct coast and Alberta service now available for Revelstoke; Phone men fight fire which takes 5 buildings in Nanaimo; Dial demonstration popular at Victoria Exhibition; John (Jack) C. Miles; Prince George Reconstruction; Many photos of new Plant and Engineering building in Vancouver; Radiotelephone experiments at coast points successful - 6 pages with photos; William Palliser; Powell River System joins phone family; Trans-Gulf cable now in service; The Terminal and Repeater Equipment of the all-cable toll route - 4 pages with photos; Victoria now using new dial system - photos; Nanaimo high span replaced with submarine cable; Building the B.C. link of the Trans-Canada Line; 17,500 mile link connects Vancouver to Australia; and more. Average wear. Ink stamp of company executive E.P. LaBelle upon top edge of text else unmarked. Binding intact. Backstrip almost entirely loose. First Edition Half Leather 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Fair

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        Monograph of the Birds of Prey

      Wheldon and Wesley, Ltd., London, 1930, - SWANN, H. Kirke (auth.) and Alexander WETMORE (ed.). A Monograph of the Birds of Prey (Order Accipitres). London: Wheldon and Wesley, Ltd., 1930; 1945. 2 vols. Pp. lxviii, xi, 487; xx, 538. Large 4to. (12 5/8" x 10 1/2"). Half red morocco with raised bands, spine titled, ruled and ornamented in gilt, t.e.g. Originally published in 15 parts between 1924 and 1945, and sold for £1 per part. Illustrated with 39 colour photolithographic plates (34 of them are after H. Gronvold) and 17 b & w photogravure plates (from photographs). Edition limited to 412 copies. Some patchy foxing affecting, where most noticeable, the backsides of some plates, and with lighter foxing affecting the viewing surface of a lesser number of plates. Elegantly bound, and having very flexible hinges, these volumes together occupy fully six inches of shelf space. A very good to fine set. 2,000.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        [Set of 6 Bouquets]

      Paris: , [c. 1930]. Lithographs, hand coloured. Image size: 42 x 32 cm. Mounted size: 66.5 x 55.5 cm each. Very good condition. Set of 6 flower bouquets. Lithography by Bussiere.

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        Lily Pond.

      c.'s 1930 - Gelatin silver print. Photographer's stamp on reverse. Dimensions: 20.2 x 18 cm.

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        The Macrolepidoptera of the world. Div. II. Fauna Exotica. Volume XIV: THE AFRICAN BOMBYCES AND SPHINGES.

      Stuttgart 1930. 2 volumes (text & plates). 4to. pp. viii, 599; vii with 80 chromolithographed plates. Publisher's half calf, gilt. A few copies unbound in portfolio available at Euro 595.

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        Appointment of Owen J. Roberts as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and Roberts' own signed photograph of the Charles Evans Hughes Court

      "(1) Rare Document Signed ?Herbert Hoover? as President and ?William D. Mitchell? as Attorney General, 1 page, 20? x 18?. Washington, D.C., May 20, 1930. Red paper 2? diameter embossed seal of the Department of Justice affixed at left. Rolled, in the original tube. Fine condition. In part, ?Know Ye, That reposing special trust and confidence in the Wisdom, Uprightness and Learning of Owen J. Roberts of Pennsylvania, I have nominated and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, do appoint him an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States ...? Owen J. Roberts was sworn in as Associate Justice on June 2, 1930, to succeed the late Associate Justice Edward T. Sanford. Only two U.S. Supreme Court appointments have ever been sold at a major public auction in the last 35 years. Presidential documents signed by Herbert Hoover are exceedingly rare. (2) Photograph Signed ?Louis D. Brandeis,? ?Willis Van Devanter,? ?Charles E. Hughes,? ?J.C. McReynolds,? ?Geo. Sutherland,? ?Owen J. Roberts,? ?Pierce Butler,? ?Harlan F. Stone? (succeeded Hughes as Chief Justice in 1941), and ?Benjamin N. Cardozo.? Sepiatone, 13? x 8.5? image, overall 16? x 11.5? (visible). Blind embossed in lower left ?Harris & Ewing. / Washington, D.C.? Framed to 17? x 12.5?. In apparent fine condition. The signed photograph here offered was taken on June 2, 1937, the day Associate Justice Willis Van Devanter retired. From the family of Owen J. Roberts."

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        Lámpara de los Príncipes / Traducción española de Maximiliano Alarcón

      - Madrid: Instituto de Valencia de Don Juan, 1930-31.- 2 Tomos (LXIII,437; 546 pp.); 4º menor (23 cm.); Media Piel Nueva, conserva la cubierta anterior.- (Publicado con la cooperación de la "Hispanic Society of America" de New York). EDICION DE 500 EJEMPLARES. MUY RARO. Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF AUTHOR ZANE GREY And His Brother Romer Grey on a Bear Hunting Trip

      circa 1930 - A fine original photograph of Zane and Romer Grey displaying the results of a bear hunt together. The Photograph is SIGNED BY ZANE GREY, but the ink has faded and only the impression remains viewable in angled light. Black and white photograph, approximately 8 by 6.5 inches, mounted in textured buff board with beveled edge and handsomely framed in wood and glazed. The photograph itself is in beautiful condition with no fading or chipping, the contrast is excellent and the image is defined and clear, frame and mounting are very fine, the signature however is faded to near invisibility. A very handsome original photograph of brothers Zane and Romer Grey. In hunting attire the two men are standing in a forested area with two black bears from their hunting trip. One of the bears is on the ground, the other suspended from a tree. Though an accomplished writer on many subjects Zane Grey is probably best remembered for his novels of the American West. He was a highly outspoken and influential conservationist. His main motivation behind the writing of his western novels was to spark interest in America’s great wilderness areas and National Parks, and thus he hoped to encourage others to preserve them. The period of his writing coincides with when many of the great National Parks we now take for granted were only coming into being. Without the influence of men like Grey one wonders how much lesser our modern America might have been. Romer Grey was known to frequently accompany Zane on his excursions out west and on his fishing excursions around the world. While also being a published author of books on game fishing and hunting, Romer was primarily a noted photographer. A fact which may explain the excellent quality and composition of this picture. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Africa's Last Empire:

      London: H. F. & G. Witherby,, 1930. Through Abyssinia to Lake Tana and the Country of the Falasha. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and vignette of lion to spine in gilt, double rule to front board in blind, bottom edge untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Photographic frontispiece with tissue guard, 42 similar plates, folding map. Spine gently sunned, faint marks to boards but an excellent, notably tight copy with the cloth bright and fresh, in slightly rubbed yet rather handsome dust jacket with tape-repair to inside of rear panel. First edition, first impression. Publisher's file copy, with their bookplate to front pastedown. Hermann Norden was born in Emden, Germany in 1870 and migrated to the USA at the age of sixteen to work with his uncle, who was a cotton trader in New York City (Schröder,, online). By 1911, he had amassed such a fortune that he was able to embark on an astounding series of voyages; the lands he explored may well have been known to the West - indeed, were European colonies - but how many could claim to have been to both the Belgian Congo and Phnom Penh? Several books, all published between 1923 and his death in London eight years later, stand as the record of an intrepid career in which Norden always sailed out alone and relied solely on local guides he would encounter at his destination. By 1922. he was already held in sufficient esteem in academic circles to be elected as a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. In a 1927 photograph he is seen standing next to Albert Einstein, Max Planck and other members of the Royal Prussian Academy of Sciences. The present work is an account of Norden's sojourn with the Falasha, Ethiopia's small Jewish population who still today live mainly around Lake Tana in the north of the country, claiming descent from King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba through their son Menilek I. A richly informative account of an obscure but fascinating people, highly uncommon in this condition with the dust jacket.

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      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, [1930]., 1930. First edition. Signed by the author. Fine, bright, tight copy in a fine dust jacket. This is the story of a friendship between two unusual men. Its tragic culmination provides not only a study in fear but a mystery in terms of motives, which elevates the book to a lofty level rarely attained by most stories. The first part of the book is set in 1910, and the second part in 1930, and the story bridges the most critical epoch in the history of England. The author presents not only two different time periods, but two different worlds, where episode after episode reveals the dramatic transition from the solidity of 1910 to the chaotic possibilities of 1930. An exceptional copy.

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        25 Jahre Dr. Selle Presse, 1905-1930

      Dr Selle-Eysler, A.G., Berlin 1930 - Folio. Unpaginated. Original ivory paper covered boards with embossed decoration in orange and silver laid on front board. Frontispiece. Decorative double title-page with white lettering on gold. Decorative initials. Fascinating work celebrating the 25th anniversary of the founding of the famous publishing company. This book is profusely illustrated with numerous b/w photographs and colored covers of the magazines published by the company. Some scuffing on spine edges and minor shelf wear on binding. Text in German. Binding in overall very good, interior in fine condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Moby Dick or The Whale

      New York: Random House,, 1930. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine and front board lettered and decorated in silver. With the dust jacket. 280 woodcuts by Rockwell Kent. An exceptional copy in the slightly nicked jacket with toned spine. First Rockwell Kent trade edition, first printing. First published the same year by the Lakeside Press of Chicago in a three-volume limited edition, this trade edition proved immensely popular and has been credited with contributing to the rediscovery of Moby Dick as a classic. Together with a signed letter from Kent, dated 6 January 1930, replying to a query for the price of designing a bookplate.

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      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930., 1930. First U.S. edition. Minor bump to bottom corner of the front panel, former owner's inked name on front pastedown sheet and verso of front fly leaf, else near fine in dust jacket complete with a wraparound promotional band. Insp. Slade recovers what he thought were the Marsden Rubies worth $200,000 had they not been paste. Then he finds a corpse whose face has been burned away by acid, but turns out to be Sir Dudley Marsden, the rubies' real owner. Why was Marsden killed twice? A Crime Club mystery.

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        The Whole Works of Homer; Prince of Poetts, in His Iliads, and Odysses

      Oxford: Shakespeare Head, 1930. hardcover. very good. 5 volumes. Translated from the Greek by George Chapman. Frontispiece, wood engravings and decorated borders by John Farleigh. 4to, bound in 3/4 rust calf (leather is dry and leaves residue when handled), beige cloth (rubbed), unopened text, uncut edges, t.e.g. Oxford: Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press and Published by Basil Blackwell, 1930. Internally fine but rubbed binding. One of 450 numbered copies.

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