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      Dean & Son 1930s), London - Pop-ups (4 large double page scenic illustrations in color) + 20 b/w illustrations after Walt Disney Quarto glazed pictorial boards (marginal paper loss to one corner/rubbed to hinges at head and foot for 1cm) fine doublepage colored endpapers 48pp. A very crisp very clean copy with 4 pop-ups in very good condition. 1 volume.

      [Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books]
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        Scrap Book of Dance Marathon Participant Mel Hildebrand

      1930. Oblong folio. Yellow and blue cloth over boards with (worn) embossed crest of Camden (New Jersey) High School. Disbound. A well worn scrapbook of mementos compiled by dance marathon contestant Mel Hildebrand. Much of the material has become detached from the pages where they were mounted, but seemingly all of it is present, with many additional items laid in. Overall fair condition, although the detached photos and scraps are usually near fine. The album includes 64 photographs, mostly of dancers, and mostly signed - several of these have been trimmed to fit in the album. They include Dance Marathon judges Dick Layer and Ernie Bernard; promoters R. Dunlap and H.J. Ross; and a large portrait of Hildebrand wearing a "Miami Athletics" sweater that is captioned, "This is the number I wore through the entire dance in Miami, Fla. 1930-'31. Mel." Among the group are several shots of dancers that have been captioned by hand. Also tipped-in are many clippings and news stories about the various dances and dancers, including advertisements, a story (possibly apocryphal) of Hildebrand inheriting $50,000 while on the dance floor, but continuing on with the competition. Also a telegram and letters from admirers wishing him luck with the dance; several commercial images and postcards, mostly of Atlantic City; a ticket to the Cinderella Ball Room in Miami, good for "one dance", and other assorted ephemera.While Dance Marathon contestants, either professional or amateur, competed to win the contest in order to take home the big prize, they also found many collateral methods of making additional money during the contest: selling souvenir programs, printed newsletters, photographs of themselves which they would autograph, etc. This scrapbook was compiled by Hildebrand, with this handwritten explanation written on one of the leaves: "Dear Friends: In this book is my collection of pictures and news of Marathons. It has taken a long time to gather together this data. I will appreciate it if you will handle this as though it were your own. Thank you, Mel Hildebrand. Buffalo, New York." However, Mel was not without a pecuniary motive. On the inside of the rear board is affixed an envelope with the following message: "If you have enjoyed looking at my scraps a small piece of silver would be greatly appreciated. Your friend, Mel. Thank You."Hildebrand is mentioned in the clippings in the book as being from Buffalo, Detroit, or Miami. Most of the scraps and photos in the album seem related to three particular Marathons: the Cinderella Ball Room in Miami in 1930-31; the "Mad Marathon" at Carlin's Park in Baltimore in 1931; and a second Mad Marathon Dance at Olympic Hall on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City.The dance marathon craze was a product of the late 1920s and early 1930s, fueled by the desire for spectacle and a surfeit of available personnel during the Depression. The picture one takes away from this album is that Dance Marathons were a reasonably well organized show business enterprise, albeit one that thrived because of human frailty. June Havoc, Red Skelton, Frankie Laine, and Antia O'Day all performed as professional marathon dancers. By the mid-1930s half of the states in the union had passed bans or limits on Dance Marathons. While Dance Marathons existed as a competitive activity from the early 1920s until around 1950, this album represents the absolute height of the craze, that culminated in the 1935 publication of Horace McCoy's novel They Shoot Horses, Don't They? and the autobiographical play Marathon '33 that chronicled the actress June Havoc's experience as a 14-year-old contestant.An album by a participant in one of the more curious fads and crazes of the Great Depression. While an occasional dancer's photo will appear on the market, little primary source material and only a few printed sources for this activity are ever offered for sale.

      [Bookseller: Between The Covers]
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        Topsy Turvy's Pigtales

      New York: Rand McNally and Co.,, 1930. Octavo. Original orange cloth boards, illustrated image pasted to front board, spine lettering in black, with the dust jacket. Two toned illustrations throughout by Esther Friend. Boards lightly soiled in the jacket with chips to spine ends, shallow chipping along edges, faint soiling to panels, a very good copy. First edition, first printing. Escapades of a black stocking doll. First title in the series, Topsy Turvy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Four Faultless Felons

      Dodd Mead, New York 1930 - SCARCE in the Arthur Hawkins Art Deco dustjacket( the American 1st in jacket is scarcer than the British.). Peach-colored cloth boards printed in green and black, and with Art Deco printed endpages and pastedowns. Small, neatly-printed prior owner name in ink front endpage. Top edge lightly faded. Dustjacket is darkened at spine, and has chips at head and heels of spine and at flap folds. Photos can be supplied on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        Good-Bye To All That.

      Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, New York 1930 - First American edition. Octavo, original red cloth. Advanced copy in the dust jacket without the price and the Paris Gun listed on the back flap, "To be published in February Probable Price, $3.50". Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some wear to the crown and foot of the spine. Good-Bye to All That bids farewell not only to England and his English family and friends, but also to a way of life. Tracing his upbringing from his solidly middle-class Victorian childhood through his entry into the war at age twenty-one as a patriotic captain in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, this dramatic, poignant, often wry autobiography goes on to depict the horrors and disillusionment of the Great War, from life in the trenches and the loss of dear friends, to the stupidity of government bureaucracy and the absurdity of English class stratification. Paul Fussell has hailed it as "the best memoir of the First World War." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      Gonin et Cie,, Lausanne, 1930 - Un frontispice, 15 hors-texte, 15 en-tètes, 15 vignettes-lettrines, 12 culs-de-lampe, en or et argent ainsi qu' en couleurs, dessinés par F.L. Schmied, gravés sur bois. Un des 120 exemplaires (sur 160 en tout) sur papier du Japon, signés par l'artiste. Franèois-Louis Schmied, né à Genève le 8 novembre 1873 et mort à Tahanaout, au Maroc, en janvier 1941, est un peintre, graveur sur bois, imprimeur, éditeur, illustrateur, et relieur. Franèois-Louis SCHMIED est un des grands illustrateurs de la période Art Déco. 2 vol. Environ 500 pp. in-4, Broché en feuilles sous un embo?tage double. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: alphabets]
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      Paris: Emile-Paul Freres. (1930). First. First edition. Frontispiece by Daragnes. Text in French. Printed blue wrappers. Wrappers tanned, slight splits along the edge of the spine, a very good copy. Copy number 9 of 20 copies on Japon Imperial. Additionally this copy Signed by Dereme with a handwritten six-line poem. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Grand Hotel

      London: Geoffrey Bles,, 1930. Octavo. Original pale blue boards, spine and front board lettered in black. With the dust jacket. An exceptional copy, with some mild foxing to the endleaves, in the jacket that has some nicks to the extremities. First edition, first impression. One of her first international successes, it was also the basis for the film Grand Hotel (1932), starring Greta Garbo.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      New York: Lincoln Mac Veagh The Dial Press. Toronto: Longman, Green & Co., 1930 - Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-2] 3-305 [306-308: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original red cloth stamped in gold and blind, illustrated endpapers by Edna Reindel. First edition. Burnett's third novel, a fictionalized account of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday in Tombstone, Arizona, and the events leading up to the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. The novel was the basis for four films made between 1932 and 1955. A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket (with art deco illustration by Edna Reindel) with light wear at upper spine end and corner tips and tiny, narrow chip at lower spine end. (#129009) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, [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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Esquisse de l'histoire universelle

      1930 - Paris, Payot, 1930. Cartonnage éditeur, 180 x 268 mm, 580pp. EXEMPPLAIRE COMPORTANT CET AMUSANT ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE signé :" To Monsieur Robert Saldo the friendest vegans. H. G. Wells" . Wells écrivit un ouvrage sur le végétarisme "A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian" qui reste encore aujourd?hui une référence dans le milieu. Robert Saldo ( le plus sympa des végétariens) créa les ex-libris de nombreux écrivains et notamment celui de Wells dont nous joignons une copie ainsi que la carte de visite de l?artiste.

      [Bookseller: Librairie le pas sage]
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        Royal Scott" Leaves Euston.

      LMS, Printed by McCorquodale, c. 1930. - Original poster. Approx 1000 x 1250 mm Vertical central fold, small hole in right border centre. 6 inch scratch or fine tear bottom right corner, irregular surface creasing consistent with poster being rolled. overall very good condition. Currently framed and glazed - specialist packing and additional charges will be required. Personal inspection is highly recommended. Please contact me for further information and appointment to view.

      [Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller]
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        Memories of Early Days in Photograph (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

      Salt Lake City, Utah: Self Published, 1930. Photograph Album. Fine. Photograph album in slipcase, approximately 7" x 10.5". Approximately 200 photographs ranging in size from 1" x 1.5" to approximately 5" x 7". Photographs, album, and slipcase are in excellent condition. The album was made by John F. Bennett in the 1930s. Bennett, who apprenticed with the famous Mormon photographer C. R. Savage, was the driving force behind the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' acquisition of George Edwards Anderson's massive collection of historic photographs and negatives (made by Anderson, Savage, William H. Jackson, Junius F. Wells, and Charles W. Carter) relating to the Mormon Church and the settlement of Utah. During the acquisition process, Bennet duplicated some of the images and, with them, created several custom-made photograph albums for long-time friends. Unfortunately, the church's historical division destroyed or sold the collection of negatives after they had been microfilmed, so it is likely that many of the images in Bennet's albums are the best extant. The Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University notes that the images in a custom-made Bennett album are "some of the most notable images depicting the pioneer movement to the Salt Lake Valley and the development of Salt Lake City." Other photographs in the album depict church leaders. Some of the specific photos in this album include: Sacred Grove at Palmyra NY, Hill Cumorah, Independence Rock in Western Wyoming, Ft. Bridger, Wagons in route to Utah, Handcart emigration, Seagulls at Salt Lake, Re-enactment photos from the Jubilee of 1897, Surviving pioneers in 1897, Soldiers in Johnson's Army, Union and Central Pacific photos including the meeting at Promontory Point, Garfield Resort and Boat Garfield, Saltier Resort, many Salt Lake City street scenes and building views beginning in 1853, all the wives of Brigham Young, Beehive and Lion House, Eagle Gate, Dedication of the Brigham Young Monument, Salt Lake City Tabernacle with Organ and Choir including construction photos, church leaders including Presidents and members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, a four-fold composite photo of a map showing the journey from Navoo to the Salt Lake, and more. This is an exceptional collection of photographs. As of 2014, WorldCat's Archivegrid locates only four similar custom-made Bennet; three belong to the Church of Latter Day Saints Historical Department and one is in the Harold B. Lee Library. No auction records found at AmericanaExchange or American Book Prices Current. Very scarce.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        Fluglehre. I. Teil.

      [Österreich, um 1930]. - 58 Bll. Hektographiertes Typoskript. Mit 30 Textskizzen und 11 einmontierten Originalphotographien. Kartonschnellhefter. Folio. Hübsches Dokument der österreichischen Luftfahrtsinstruktion zu Beginn der 1930er Jahre. - Stellenweise unbedeutend braunfleckig; einige Textstellen mit einmontierten Typoskriptstreifen mit alternativem Text überklebt. Am Vorderdeckel hs. Besitzvermerk "Muller Oblt." in rotem Buntstift.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Look Homeward, Angel. A Story of The Buried Life

      London, William Heinemann Ltd., 1930., 1930. FIRST UK EDITION. Author's first book. 8vo., pp. vii, 613. Elegantly hand-bound in half blue calf, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, cloth sides. A fine copy in attractive recent leather binding. Listed in Modern Library's Top 100 Novels [1998].

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Revelations from the Secret Service. The Spy on Two Fronts

      London: Hutchinson & Co., Ltd.,, [1930]. Translated by Captain Raglan Somerset. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and single-line rule to boards in black. With the dust jacket. Reduced price sticker to dust jacket above printed price. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Rubbed at extremities, upper board bowed, spotting to edges and contents. A very good copy in the rubbed and chipped jacket with a few closed tears. First English language edition, first impression of this book about First World War espionage that was originally published in France in 1929. An uncommon book, particularly in the jacket, only four copies in total are listed on COPAC.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Hutchinson & Co.London.,Circa 1930. FIRST EDITION.8vo.Erratum slip after title page.Book not dated and only 4 copies listed on Copac.British Library gives no date.Oxford and Trinity,Dublin date it as 1930.National Library of Scotland dates it to 1929,the year of the original French edition.The adverts on the back of the dustwrapper list New Hutchinson titles that were not published until 1930 so I would give that as the most probable publication date.Previous owners name,army rank,address & date (1942) on front free endpaper.Some spotting to the page edges which has effected a few text pages but not heavily.Red cloth with black ruling and lettering.Original dustwrapper with new reduced price sticker applied just above the printed price (2/6) on the spine.Colour illustration on front panel,designed by "B W".Rear panel has publishers list of new titles.A couple of closed tears and chips to rear panel.Spine very slightly chipped and front panel with just minimal rubbing to edges.Overall a very good book in a very good example of this scarce dustwrapper.:wph.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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      Centaur Press, Philadelphia 1930 - Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine has been taped with black binding tape. ; This edition is limited to 150 copies, each being numbered and signed by the artist. 95 copies are for sale, the rest having been privately distributed among friends. This is copy number 30 for Josef Geson. ; B&W Illustrations; 54 pages; Signed by Author [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gibson's Books]
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      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co.,. 1930. Octavo, pp. [1-12] 1-345 [346-348: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank],. original light orange cloth, front panel stamped in brown and blind, spine panel stamped in brown.. A fine copy in very good four-color pictorial dust wrapper with light. wear at head and tail of spine panel and corner tips, light overall. soiling to white background of front and rear panels, and darkening. to spine panel which appears to be a layer of industrial soot.. Overall, a fairly attractive example of an uncommon jacket. (#90296). First edition. "Interplanetary adventure, incorporating a character study of a complex Napoleonic leader of the future." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 526. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 228. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 63. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 54. Reginald 03699.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Das Heilige Tor in Hiroshima.

      . Aquarell v. T. Masamitsu, um 1930, 33,5 x 50,5. Sehr schönes Aquarell auf Velin. Unten rechts signiert.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Eine Dorfstraße in Japan.

      . Aquarell v. T. Masamitsu, um 1930, 51 x 34,3 (H). Sehr schönes Aquarell auf Velin. Unten rechts signiert.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        The Mysterious Mr. Quin

      Dodd, NY 1930 - Some minor cover bumps and light soiling, else VG+ in a VG Dust Jacket with minor fraying at spine extremities and with small internal chip to back panel. Short stories with the occultish Harley Quin. Uncommon in DJ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Cove Book Shop]
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        Vile Bodies

      Jonathan Cape Harrison Smith, NY, 1930, Hard, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1stSize: 8vo, First Edition, first printing. Hard cover. Published NY: Jonathan Cape Harrison Smith, 1930. First American edition of Waugh's scarce second novel. Yellow and white patterned end papers, and identical paper covered boards over blue cloth. Spine cloth tanned, but the yellow titles unaffected, lettering strong and sharp. Bit of soiling to boards, trace of fraying at the crown, corners lightly rubbed, bookseller label on rear pastedown, else very good, Binding straight and tight, pages bright, unmarked. An attractive example.

      [Bookseller: The Wild Muse]
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        Canterbury V British Lions 1930

      1930 - Official souvenir  rugby programme for the game played at Lancaster Park on 7th June 1930. Signed in ink to the front cover by 4 members of the Canterbury team - WC Dalley (Captain), AI Cottrell, GD Innes and JT Burrows. 21.5 x 14cm. 24pp. Small areas of surface paper loss on the back cover where removed from an album. 8cm closed tear across the centre of the back cover repaired skilfully with tape on the inside of the cover. Scores completed in pencil on p21. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Geschichte der Franzosischen Revolution / von Jules Michelet [10 bande in 5]

      Wien : Gutenberg-Verlag Christensen, [ca. 1930], 1930, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formVery good copies in the original gilt-blocked red cloth. Gilt vignette and titles to front panels. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: 10 v. in 5 : ill., plates, ports. ; 23 cm. Contents: Band 1: Die Ursachen der Revolution und die Ereignisse des Jahres 1789. Band 2: Das zweite Jahr der Revolution (1790). Band 3: Die Flucht des Konigs nach Varennes und ihre Folgen. Band 4: Der Sturz des Konigtums (1791/92). Band 5: Der Sturz des Konigtums - Beginn des Krieges gegen Frankreich (August bis Dezember 1792). Band 6: Prozess und Hinrichtung Ludwigs XVI. Band 7: Der Aufstand der Vendee - Abfall des Generals Dumouriez - Die Herrschaft des Schreckens. Band 8: Die Anarchie der Schreckensherrschaft. Band 9: Robespierres Sterben nach der Alleinherrschaft und sein Sturz (10. Marz bis 27. Juli 1794). Band 10: Vom Konvent zum Direktorium und Konsulat vom 9. Thermidor 1794 bis zum 18. Brumaire 1799 ( 27. Juli 1794 bis 8. November 1799). Notes: "... von Jules Michelet ; Bearbeitet und herausgegeben von Friedrich M. Kircheisen nach der Ubersetzung von Richard Kuhn" --added title page. Subjects: French revolution -- France -- History. Language: German.

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        Pilgrims of '48, One Man's Part in the Austrian Revolution of 1848 and a Family Migration to America. With a Preface by Josef Redlich, Professor of Comparative Public Law in Harvard University

      New Haven: Yale University Press, 1930. Original cloth, gilt, a very good copy in a well-chipped and repaired dustjacket, now preserved in a modern cloth box The family biography written by Justice Brandeis' sister-in-law ("the best single source for how the Brandeis family lived in America"), presented "To Miss Willa Cather / With the admiration of many years / from / Josephine Goldmark / November 1930

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        Anabasis a poem by St. John Perse

      Faber and Faber, 1930, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good +, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Signed By T.S. EliotSize: 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall, TEG. Five page preface by T.S. Eliot. Dual language text. Original cellophane dust jacket, slightly chipped, is overall very good. the original slipcase is rubbed and in good+ shape. A few discreet marginal notes defining obscure words on a few pages. The marginalia enhances the flow of the text and are an asset. Gallup A16b, Book

      [Bookseller: brooklyn books]
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        The virgin and the gipsy

      Florence: G. Orioli. 1930. "First edition limited to 810 numbered copies, 8vo, pp. 216, [1]; some spotting of the text else fine or better in the jacket and in the publisher's slipcase (paper label on spine a little faded). Roberts A54, noting that the book was written ""during the last months of 1925 after the Lawrences had returned from Europe from the Taos ranch for the last time."" Precedes the English edition by 5 months."

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        HARPER'S BAZAAR US-Edition, 12 Issues: January 1930 - June 1930 and July 1931 - December 1931. Bound in two books!!! American Fashion Journal. RARE!!!

      New York : Harper's Bazaar Inc., 1930 - 1931.. 12 Issues in 2 books. Gr.-8°, Halbleinen. 12 Issues in 2 Books!!! Fine Collection of two half Volumes: 1st Half of 1930 and 2nd Half of 1931. Bound. Including original covers. From library-collection. Book-covers with shelf wear. Pages clean. Good condition! mbx zqx

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      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company. 1930. First. First edition. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with a small scrape at the top of the front panel. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication: "Inscribed for Alice Fells. Edna Ferber. April 1930." A novel of frontier life in Oklahoma. Wesley Ruggles directed the 1931 film starring Richard Dix and Irene Dunne, in her first major role, as a couple who brave the Oklahoma Land Rush (one of the greatest western scenes ever filmed) and then help settle the territory. It was an early winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture, and screenwriter Howard Estabrook also won an Oscar. A very nice copy, and uncommon signed. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        In Sicily

      London: Faber & Faber Ltd,, 1930. Ocatvo. Original green boards, titles gilt to front. Black and white illustrated half title and colour illustrated plate by Stephen Tennant. Minor rubbing to ends and corners, and extremely slight scuffing to spine, otherwise bright, entirely sound and internally very fresh, an excellent copy. First edition, number 5 of 400 large paper copies printed on English handmade paper, numbered and signed by the author in green ink. Number 27 in the Ariel Poets series, In Sicily contains two illustrations by Stephen Tennant, and a single Sassoon poem in memory of their trip to Sicily: "This valley of rocks and vines and orange-trees, / Half Biblical and half Hesperides". This copy comes from the collection (though without ownership inscription) of Rolf O. Barber, a schoolteacher at Oundle who tutored Sassoon's son George. He developed a friendship with the poet and possessed a number of signed and inscribed Sassoon books.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      New York / London: Fountain Press / Faber & Faber, 1930. Prima ed. di 600 es. numerati e firmati dall'A.. ril tela con scritte in oro al dorso ed al piatto (cloth). Ottimo (Fine). 16mo. Firmato dall'Autore (Signed by the Author). Esemplare Out of series [Galati, 1980]

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        Diary of Frederick Mackenzie, giving a daily narrative of his military service as an officer of the regiment of Royal Welch fusiliers during the years 1775-1781 in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York (Complete 2 Volume set)

      Harvard Univ Pr, Cambridge, 1930, Hard, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1stSize: 8vo, 2 Volume set. First editions. Published Cambridge: Harvard Univ Pr., 1930. 8vo., vii+311, 313-737, illustrated with plates and maps, some fold-out. Burgundy linen cloth with gilt titles, top edge gilt. Name on pastedowns. A near fine set, clean, crisp, bright, unworn. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: The Wild Muse]
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        Der Prophet Jona nach Luther mit 12 Radierungen von Marcus Behmer.

      Leipzig, Insel-Verlag, 1920 - 1930. - M-Raum 16 x 13,7 cm. Grünes flexibles Originalganzleder mit goldgeprägtem Monogramm (MB) mit einfachem Papier-Schutzumschlag und in O-HalbleinenKassette (17 x 15 cm). Diese mit montiertem TitelSchild und etwas lichtrandig. 3 weiße Bll., 27 (2) Seiten, 3 weiße Blätter. Einwandfrei erhalten. Dekoratives, liebliches Exemplar. Satzanordnung, Titelholzschnitt und Radierungen von M.Behmer. Aus dem Nachwort: ' Im September 1920 sind auf der Handpresse bei Otto v. Holten zu Berlin 300 numerierte Exemplare auf Zanders-Bütten gedruckt worden, davon 250 für den Verkauf. Die Radierungen in den 25 ersten Abzügen von unverstählten Platten. ' Vorliegend ein unnumeriertes, über die Auflage gedrucktes Exemplar der absoluten Vorzugsausgabe. 400

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Henry Irving

      London: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd.,, 1930. Octavo. Original dark blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, monogram to upper board in blind, blue top-stain. With the dust jacket. Colour frontispiece, illustrations throughout. Spine a little toned, lightly rubbed and marked at extremities, a little faint spotting to endpapers. An excellent copy in the rubbed, nicked, and partially toned jacket. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "James J. Eaton, in happy remembrances, Edward Craig, October 1930".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Two Barn Owls on a Pine Branch

      n.p., [c. 1930] - Nixon was a talented British animal illustrator noted for an orientalist approach and sharp clarity to the subject, reminiscent of Japanese woodblock prints. She lived in India for 25 years, where she illustrated for The Time of India Press, designed 30 nature posters for the Indian State Railways, painted horse portraits and a mural of wild ducks for the Bombay Natural History Museum. After returning to England, she wrote and illustrated numerous children's animal stories and painted animal portraits. She was the recipient of many awards and medals and made an 'academic of Italy with Gold Medal' in 1980. Image 10-1/2 x 12-3/4 inches. Watercolor and pencil heightened with white, signed "K. Nixon". Matted and framed. Matted and framed

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Bunny and Brownie: The Adventures of George and Wiggle

      A. & C. Black, London, 1930, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First Edition, Illustrated By: Outhwaite, I.R.Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, Rare. Medium quarto, approx. 10 inches (270mm) 100pp + adds, 8 colour & 8 b/w plates + numerous text illustrations.. Quarter cloth and marbled boards (more or less evenly rubbed on edges) with illustrated titling label (somewhat faded and chipped on edges) showing two fairies and a pixie in bath tub. Gilt lettering on blue cloth on spine is faded but legible, cloth is discoloured on oplaces. Decorated boards and endpapers. The book is tight and clean, with barely visible remnants of what was a small inscription on ffep. Virtually all pages are copiously sprinkled with small foxing marks. Ida Rentoul Outhwaite (* 1888 Melbourne, + 1960) was the first Australian children's illustrator to achieve world fame. Ida's husband Arthur Grenbry Outhwaite, a barrister, successfully managed his wife's business affairs. After an exhibition in England, A & C Black published 6 of her books between 1921 and 1934, all lavish luxury editions, this being the 5th of them. We promptly respond to requests for more detailed description, scanned images, synopsis, and other available information.

      [Bookseller: Booksplendour]
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        Haveth childers everywhere

      Paris/ New York: Henry Babou and Jack Kahane - The Fountain Press, 1930. Prima ed. di 100+500+X+LXXV es. numerati. br, sovrac acetato. Molto buono (Very Good). 8vo. Fragment from work in progress One of the 500 copies (n. 341) on hand-made pure linen vidalon royal (specially manufactured for this edition). Composed by hand in freshly cast elzévir corps Leggere crepe e piccole mancanze al dorso; un ex-libri applicato alla prima pag bianca. Interno ottimo (Spine cracking) [Slocum and Cahoon, 1953: A41]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Baubeschreibung des Messerschmitt-Sport- und Reiseflugzeuges BFW M 23 c... für den Internationalen Rundflug 1930.

      (Augsburg, 1930).. 8°. (1) 18 Blätter. Mit 2 mitpaginierten Plänen in Blaupause und 6 montierten postkartengroßen Original-Photographien. Original-Karton-Schnellhefter.. Der Text wurde hektographiert. Die Photographien zeigen hauptsächlich das Flugzeug von außen. - Klammern leicht rostig. Einband etwas berieben. - Beiliegend: 1 Original-Photographie. - Sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Youthful Black and White Vintage Photograph Signed

      Sinclair, Upton. Youthful Black and White Vintage Photograph Signed ("Upton Sinclair") 8" x 10" on original mount of photographer E. Willard Spurr 165 N. Madison Ave. Pasadena, Cal. Signed and inscribed to author/newspaperman Harold D. Carew, n.d., but ca. 1930 (old stains right side of mount, most would mat out). Very good.Carew (1890-1943) was a literary editor, Pasadena Star-News, from 1923, and author of a 3 volume "History of Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley" (1930).Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) was an American writer. He was best known for the Jungle, his 1906 novel exposing the horrors of the U.S. meat packing industry. His other novels include "The Brass Check" (1908), "King Coal" (1917) and "Oil!" (1927). In the 1940s he wrote an 11-volume series about contemporary American character Lanny Budd, who travels through time and meets historical figures; "Dragon's Teeth" (1942), in which Budd meets Hitler, won the 1943 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Eight of Sinclair's books have been adapted for film and TV, including There Will be Blood (2007), based on "Oil!" and starring Daniel Day-Lewis, who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Daniel Plainview.

      [Bookseller: George Houle Rare Books & Autographs]
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        The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer Together with a Version in Modern English Verse By William Van Wyck (2 volumes)

      New York: Covici-Friede, 1930. Signed Limited First Edition. Three Quarters Leather. Fine. Kent, Rockwell. Elephant Folio - over 15. Book. No. 155 of 999 limited edition, signed by Rockwell Kent. Gorgeous 3/4 red morocco over crimsonish boards, with five raised bands on spine, narrow gilt rinceaux bands along borders of leather, marbled decorated endpapers. On spine, two panels, ones with title and other with volume number, with black background. Bindings tight, and heavy stock paper in perfect condition throughout. A perfect copy in around. Photos available if serious interest.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques ]
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