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        The Chinese Drama, from the earliest times until to-day. A Panoramic Study of the Art in China, tracing its Origin and describing its Actors (in both Male and Female rôles): their Costumes and Make-up, Superstitions and Stage Slang: the accompanying Music and Musical Instruments: concluding with Synopses of Thirty Chinese Plays. With a Pien by Mei Lan-fang and a Foreword by H.A. Giles

      Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh, 1930.. Limited edition, no. 77 of 750 copies signed by the author, 4to, xxxi, (i), 177, (11) pp. Coloured frontispiece and 115 plates, mostly in colour, patterned endpapers. Original cloth backed patterned boards, spine slightly dull, recently rebacked retaining the original backstrip.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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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: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        SHEPHEARDES CALENDAR. CONTEYNING TWELVE AEGLOGUES PROPORTIONABLE TO THE TWELVE MONETHESE.|THE

      Cresset Press, London 1930 - 4to. half vellum with marbled paper covered boards, title gilt on spine. xxxii, 133 pages. Illustrated by John Nash. Limited to 350 numbered copies on paper in an edition of 353 copies; this copy is not numbered but has "printer's file copy" written in place of a number[Ransom: 20]. Title-page and 12 headpieces by Nash. Illustrations colored by stencils at the Curwen Press, London. Set in 16pt Linotype Granjon Old Face, designed by George W. Jones, and used here for the first time. Printed on Barcham Green handmade paper. John Nash (1893-1977) was an influential painter, printmaker, teacher, and gardener. As stated in a penciled note on the front free endpaper this is the only copy that was not colored by stencil. " Mr. Geo W. Jones states stenciling was not painting or printing and he personally preferred plain illustrations. The Cresset Press gave him this copy as he printed it. "Robert Elwell's copy with his bookplate. Inscribed on the front free endpaper "With the compliments and high regard of the printer." Spine darkened, corners slightly bumped, some shelf wear; nevertheless very good. half vellum with marbled paper covered boards, title gilt on spine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Anza's California Expeditions

      University of California Press, Berkeley, CA 1930 - In five volumes. An important history of California and Arizona as Anaza was the first to open a route across the Sierras and first to lead a colony overland to the North Pacific shores, much earlier than Fremont, Lewis and Clark, and others.[Howes 583, Monumental work contianing translations of the original MS. diaries of Anza, Dias, Garces, Font and Palou relating to the 1773 and 1774 expeditions and the founding of both Monterey and San Francisco.] All volumes bound in dark blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt, two volumes retain their original dust jackets preserved beneath nicely done, home-made dust jackets(not facsimiles) Volume one has evidently been professionally rebacked, top edge of upper board has some abraision. A very good set. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        SHEPHEARDES CALENDAR. CONTEYNING TWELVE AEGLOGUES PROPORTIONABLE TO THE TWELVE MONETHESE.|THE

      London: Cresset Press, 1930. quarter vellum with cream colored raw silkcovered boards, title gilt on spine, top edge gilt, slipcase. Cresset Press. 4to. quarter vellum with cream colored raw silkcovered boards, title gilt on spine, top edge gilt, slipcase. xxiii, 133 pages. Illustrated by John Nash. Limited to 350 numbered copies on paper in an edition of 353 copies [Ransom: 20]. Title-page and 12 headpieces by Nash. Illustrations colored by stencils at the Curwen Press, London. Set in 16pt Linotype Granjon Old Face, designed by George W. Jones, and used here for the first time. Printed on Barcham Green handmade paper. John Nash (1893-1977) was an influential painter, printmaker, teacher, and gardener. Slight bump to top corner, minor wear to edges, else very good.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Danish Eighteenth Century Bindings 1730-1780.

      . Copenhagen, Levin & Munksgaard 1930. 30,9 : 23,2 cm. 53,(9) S. u. 102 (5 farb.) Tafeln. Sehr schöner hellbrauner HMaroquinband d.Zt. mit blauem u. rotem RSchild, reichster Vergoldung der übrigen 5 Rückenfelder u. der 6 Bünde mit floralen u. blattförmigen Stempeln u. Linien, marmor. Deckelbezug, Vorsätzen u. marmor. Blauschnitt (sign.: Anker Kyster). Exlibris.. Mejer/Herbst 503. - Hervorragende Publikation mit ausgezeichneten Abb. von Abreibungen, verzierten Schnitten, Vorsatzpapieren u. nach Einbänden von J.,J.C. u. J.W.Boppenhausen, G.J.Liebe, P. u. A.F.Lyman, A.H.Helmuth, J.Piper, M. u. C.G.v.Fenden, J.T.Wilhelmi und Niels Hjort. - Med et Resume paa Dansk. - Tadelloses Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        3. Bundesturnfest des Deutschen Turnerbundes in Innsbruck, 10. bis 13. Heuets (Juli) 1930

      Selbstverlag des Hauptausschusses, Innsbruck 1930 - Folio. Unpaginated. [64]pp. Original printed wrappers. Illustrated title page. Splendid pictorial account of the 3rd federal gymnastic association festival organized by the German Association of Gymnastic Clubs, and held at Innsbruck, from July 10, to July 13,1930. This volume is superbly illustrated with 210 blue-toned photogravures depicting various venues and sceneries, as well as actual scenes of gymnasts competing. Moderate and sporadic creasing, foxing and age-toning along edges of wrappers. Upper corners bumped, thus slightly affecting pages throughout. Text in German, gothic script. Wrappers in overall good to good+, interior in good+ to very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Lectures of the Arya. Albert Pike

      Supreme Council 1930 - HLdr. mit Lederecken und Goldprägung auf dem Rücken, 340 Seiten, 4°, gemusterte Vorsätze, Exemplar nahezu unbeschädigt, leicht berieben, sehr guter Zustand. Sehr selten! Book Language/s: en [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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        Tudor Geography, 1485-1583 [with Bookplate of Ronald Vere Tooley--Pioneer of the Modern Antiquarian Map Trade]

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1930. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. (History of Cartography) TAYLOR, E. G. R. Tudor Geography, 1485-1583. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1930. First Edition. Personal copy of Tooley with his bookplate on front endpaper. Octavo, 9 x 6 inches. Hardcover, blue cloth, 290 pages, in original orange paper Dust Jacket. Minor toning to pages. Typical shelf-wear to edges with some slight bumping. DJ rubbed and scuffed with some small damp-stain spots. DJ spine toned with price sticker near center. Edge wear to DJ with small chips and tears. Scarce. Very Good/Very Good condition overall. Ronald Vere Tooley, considered the effective founder of the modern antiquarian map trade, was born and raised in London. After serving in World War I where he was one of the few in his regiment to survive the Battle of Cambrai, he joined the London booksellers Francis Edwards Ltd where he produced catalogues of rare books and old maps throughout the 1920s. After an attempt at his own business in the 1930s, Tooley rejoined Francis Edwards following World War II. Tooley devoted much of his time to the history of cartography and was considered an authority on early maps and cartographers. He authored multiple books on the subject and founded the Map Collectors' Circle, which published a series of monographs on historical cartography from 1963-1975. The festschrift, My Head is a Map, compiled in 1973 for his 75th birthday by British Library Map Librarians Helen Wallis and Sarah Tyacke, celebrated his contributions to the world of antiquarian maps.

      [Bookseller: Yeomans in the Fork]
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        Schafhirte bei Alp Grüm / Berger Alpe Grüm. Palügletscher, Berninapass. - Photographie originale, nommee et signee en blanc en bas devant.

      St. Moritz, s.d., vers 1930,. 22.5 x 16 cm, tirage argentique en noir et blanc original, signee en bas a droite et tamponnee au verso; titre en bas a gauche de la photo et au verso.. Albert Steiner (1877-1965) fit son apprentissage de photographe chez Jean Moegle a Thoune et fut employe a Geneve chez Fred Boissonnas (1901-1904). Steiner partit pour Saint-Moritz en 1906 et ouvrit en 1909 un studio, que reprit son fils Hans en 1950. Il s'installa dans un nouvel et grand atelier en 1924. Ses photographies de paysages de l'Engadine comptent parmi celles qui furent le plus reproduites de son epoque. Elles repondent aux plus hautes exigences techniques et esthetiques et ont impose, a l'etranger egalement, l'image de la Suisse nation alpine (DHS).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Albert Steiner: Das Fotografische Werk, 2005, p. 137; Paul Hugger, Welten aus Fels und Eis, NZZ, 2009, cf. vente Christie's a Zürich 2007.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        The Worst Journey in The World

      New York: The Dial Press,, 1930. Antarctic 1910?-1913. With Maps and Illustrations by the Late Doctor Edward A. Wilson and Other Members of the Expedition. Octavo (218 x 143 mm). Recent crushed tan morocco, raised bands, titles and decorations to compartments gilt, top edge gilt, other untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Coloured frontispiece, 56 plates, and 5 maps, 3 of them folding. A fine copy. First one-volume US edition of Cherry-Garrard's account of Robert Scott's 1910-12 expedition to Antarctica, where the former served as assistant zoologist. "The best written and most enduring account of exploits in the Antarctic" (Taurus 84).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Das Zauberboot. Ein Bilderbuch zum Drehen, Bewegen und Verwandeln. (Das neue Wunderhaus).

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

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

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

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        The Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus

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

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        On Being Ill

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Mappe mit 12 großformatigen und 13 kleineren, teils handsignierten, teils handbezeichneten Radierungen aus/um Frankfurt an der Oder nebst Beilagen.

      - Die 12 großformatigen Radierungen im Format ( meist ca. Blattgröße 39 x 43 cm ), auf Büttenpapier gedruckt. Teils handsigniert, teils handbeschriftet - wohl um 1930: Gezeigt werden: Das Bootshaus *Wiking* des Schüler-Rudervereins des Friedrich-Gymnasiums zu Frankfurt an der Oder ( 4 x ) / Der Fischmarkt um 1900 ( 3 x ) / Sankt Georgen ( 2 x ) / Rathaus mit den 7 Raben ( Blatt durch Abreibung stark beschädigt 2 x ) / kleinere Formate zeigen: Alma mater viadrina / Aufsicht auf die Stadt von der Oder / St. Marien ( 1923 ) / Ziegenwerder / Fischmarkt / Reminiscere-Messe 1920 und weitere unbezeichnete mehr. Meist von guter Erhaltung, einige Blätter mir Randläsionen oder etwas angeknickt oder teils leicht gebräunt. ( beiliegend: 5 farbige kleinformatige Aquarelle aus/um Frankfurt an der Oder: 3 hiervon signiert mit Wolfgang Heilmann, datiert 1946 ( wohl der Sohn oder Enkel des Künstlers ) im Format ca. 12 x 28,15 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Weiter beiliegend: 8 teils handsignierte Radierungen Max Heilmanns aus dem Riesengebirge in unterschiedlichen Formaten. Teils mit Gebrauchspuren sowie eine Vorstudie in Bleistift und blauer Tusche über die Markusbasilika in Venedig wohl aus dem Jahre 1948. >>> Max Heilmann ( *1869 in Schmiedeberg - 1956 ), studierte in Breslau und an der Kunstschule in Weimar, zeigte Gemälde und Radierungen in den Berliner Großen Kunstausstellungen, im Münchner Glaspalast, in Düsseldorf und Hannover. - Literatur: Thieme-Becker, Band XVI, Seite 276.<<< ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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

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

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        ONE OF US IS A MURDERER

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

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Moby Dick: Or, the Whale

      New York: Random House, 1930 Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. First edition. Publisher's black cloth boards, with lettering and whale illustrations stamped in metallic silver; in the original gray pictorial dust jacket, with the same whale illustrations to the front panel and spine in black and blue, lettered in black. Book fine; unclipped dust jacket, with some shallow chips to the spine ends, small chip very slightly affecting the title lettering, minor toning to the spine, minor split to the front hinge at the spine head, two tiny holes to the rear panel at the edges, otherwise bright and clean panels. Overall, a very good and pleasing copy in an unsophisticated dust jacket. One of the great American novels, Moby Dick is narrated by Ishmael, a sailor on the Pequod. The ship is led by the tyrannical Captain Ahab who is consumed by his thirst for revenge on a ferocious sperm whale named Moby Dick. The novel employs a symbolic use of the color white - an expansion upon Melville's similar symbolism in his 1850 novel White-Jacket. Melville wrote Moby Dick as his friendship with fellow American Renaissance author Nathaniel Hawthorne was developing and dedicated the book to him. In 1926, prolific illustrator and artist Rockwell Kent was commissioned to illustrate Richard Henry Dana, Jr.'s Two Years Before the Mast, but the artist declined, choosing instead to create illustrations for Moby Dick. Kent was given full artistic license, which he used to create a now iconic series of woodcut prints, including the matching covers and dust jacket. After critics rediscovered the text in the 1920s, Rockwell's illustrated edition helped accelerate the renewed appreciation of Moby Dick that helped establish it as a crowning achievement in American Romantic and Renaissance writing.. Illus. by Kent, Rockwell. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Collected Works

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

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

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

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        Monumenti e studi per la storia della miniatura italiana. La collezione di Ulrico Hoepli

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

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

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1930. First edition, one of 1625 numbered copies (this being #1739), of a total edition of 1969. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary half red calf and marbled boards, with original wrappers bound in, t.e.g., by Bayntun of Bath for Sotherans. Booklabel of H.G. Wells on verso of original front wrapper. Fine. America&#39;s Menace: Inscribed to H.G. Wells Classic expression of a European intellectual&#39;s unease at the spread of modern, industrialized society, particularly as represented by American "civilization". Duhamel&#39;s work was translated into English as America the Menace, 1931. This copy is inscribed by Duhamel on the flyleaf to a another famous futurist who shared Duhamel&#39;s concerns about American society (e.g. in The Future in America, 1906):&#11;"A H.G. Wells | honneur des lettres | son fidèle | G Duhamel | Juillet 30"

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        IRENIKON komplette Jahrgänge 1930-1950, TOME VII - TOME XXIII. Bibliotheksbindung überwiegend mit Goldprägung. RARITÄT

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

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        The Oath. Sinn Fein election poster.

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

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        In Memoriam Mary Boyd McCormick

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

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

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

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        Tiere um uns. Geschichten und Schilderungen deutscher Dichter, Forscher und Tierfreunde. Einführung von Paul Eipper

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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        TARRANO THE CONQUEROR

      A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago 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. "Interplanetary adventure, incorporating a character study of a complex Napoleonic leader of the future." Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 526. Former owners bookplate to front paste-down, neat signature and date to upper front free end paper, a nearly fine copy in a very good four-color pictorial dust wrapper with some age darkening to spine panel and a few small chips to head of spine panel and upper left corner of front panel. A fairly attractive example of an uncommon jacket. (11917) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Lucy Church Amiably

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

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        The Heaven-Sent Witness and other stories

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        MAZA OF THE MOON

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

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Home Made Summer and Winter Drinks: Cups, Liqueurs, Cocktails and Invalid Drinks

      WARD, LOCK & CO LIMITED 1930 CIRCA, LONDON AND MELBOURNE - Rubbed cover. Tight binding. black and white illustrations. No bookplate. Stain on the cover. Black gilt on spine and cover. DATE PUBLISHED: 1930 CIRCA EDITION: 160 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        The Savoy Cocktail Book

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        The Story of Doctor Dolittle

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE SILENT WITNESS

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

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        Early and Outstanding Signed Photograph of the comic pair, standing full length in classic pose, 4to, n.p., 1930

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

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs]
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        THE LINK

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

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        Black Manhattan

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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